May acquisitions at Lanier Library 

Published 10:52 am Tuesday, July 5, 2022


Never Go Back by Lee Child


Biography and Memoir

The Palace Papers by Tina Brown

Finding Me by Viola Davis

Left on Tenth: a second chance at life by Delia Ephron

Truly, Madly: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, and the romance of the Century by Stephen Galloway

About My Mother: True Stories of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and her Baseball-Obsessed Mother by Peggy Rowe



Bastards of Pizzofalcone

Sanditon Season 2



Birds of the American West by Roger Tory Peterson

Mushrooms of North America by Roger Tory Peterson

Southeastern and Caribbean Seashores by Roger Tory Peterson



Love Marriage by Monica Ali

The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

Hostile Intent by Don Bentley

Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

In the Face of the Sun by Denny S. Bryce

The Hacienda by Isabel Canas

In the Blood by Jack Carr

Trust by Hernan Diaz 

Vigil Harbor by Julia Glass

The Sparring Partners by John Grisham

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Search by Michelle Huneven

Trial by Franz Kafka

The Mitford Bedside Companion by Jan Karon

The Foundling by Ann Leary

Robert B. Parker’s Revenge Tour by Mike Lupica

Omega Rules by Eric Lustbader

Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

The Children on the Hill by Jennifer McMahon

Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone

Nightwork by Nora Roberts

Vital Deception by Christopher Rosow

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

You Have a Friend in 10A by Maggie Shipstead

Companion Piece by Ali Smith

This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub

Secrets between Us by Thrity Umrigar

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner



The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain

The Jacket by Kirsten Hall

Yellow Kayak by Nina Laden

The Iridescence of Birds: a book about Henri Matisse by Patricia MacLachlan

Me—Jane by Patrick McDonnell

Hattie & Hudson by Chris Van Dusen

I Am a Story by Dan Yaccarino

What Do You Do with an Idea? by Kobi Yamada



Thrill of the Hunt by Rita Mae Brown

Every Cloak Rolled in Blood by James Lee Burke

Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves

Red Bones by Ann Cleeves

White Nights by Ann Cleeves

Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves

Murder of Mr. Wickam by Claudia Gray

Bad Actors by Mick Herron

With a Mind to Kill by Anthony Horowitz

The Island by Adrian McKinty

Overboard by Sara Paretsky



Where the Children Take Us by Zain E. Asher

Jimmy the King: murder, vice, and the reign of a dirty cop by Gus Garcia-Roberts

The Good Book: a humanist Bible by A. C. Grayling

Deep Run Roots: stories and recipes from my corner of the South by Vivian Howard

The Puzzler: one man’s quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life by A. J. Jacobs

Translating Myself and Others by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Year of the Horses by Courtney Maum

River of the Gods: Sir Richard Burton, John Speke, Sidi Mubarak Bombay and the epic search for the source of the Nile by Candice Millard

Tomorrow’s People by Paul Morland

The Invisible Kingdom: reimagining chronic illness by Meghan O’Rourke

The Betrayal of the Duchess: the scandal that unmade the Bourbon monarchy and made France modern by Maurice Samuels


North Carolina

Grandfather’s Tales of North Carolina History by Richard Benbury Creecy 


Submitted by the Lanier Library Media Selection Committee