Reclamation by Gayle Jessup White

Reclamation:  Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for her Family’s Lasting Legacy by Gayle Jessup White, New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2021, 266 pages, $27.99

The grounds of Monticello, the stately Potomac River plantation house of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States, is the site of two cemeteries—one for Jefferson …

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon

Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon. New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Love romance novels? Evie Thomas, the main character of Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon, does! Seventeen-year-old Evie is a die-hard romantic who knows true love exists because she can see it in her parents’ love for each other. Evie dreams …

Read Beyond the Beaten Path- KMiller Sunrise

Are you looking for excitement and adventure this summer? Do you want to go beyond the ordinary and explore what may be outside the ordinary? If so, you can join Alamance County Public Libraries as we Read Beyond the Beaten Path this summer!

Alamance County Public Libraries’ Summer Reading Program begins June 13 …

The Light of Days by Judy Batalion

The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos by Judith Batalion; New York, NY : William Morrow, [2020].

Published in April of last year, The Light of Days was an instant New York Times bestseller which follows a collection of unbelievably brave and cunning Jewish heroines that …

The Foundling by Ann Leary

“The Foundling: The true story of a kidnapping, a family secret, and my search for the real me” by Paul Joseph Fronczak, New York:  Howard Books, 2017

Paul Joseph Fronczak first learned of his murky paternity as a 10-year-old after stumbling over yellowed newspaper articles describing the kidnapping of a 1-day old infant …

S. Hinojosa

We welcome Storey Hinojosa as the new Home Delivery Services Coordinator! She works from the May Memorial Library, but spends her days as the liaison and readers’ advisory specialist for our home-bound and/or mobility challenged community members.

How long have you worked with the County? About 1 month

Where are you from originally? …

Not The Witch You Wed by April Asher

“Not The Witch You Wed,” by April Asher. Copyright 2022, Griffin (352 pages, $13.99).

Who doesn’t love a little magic with their romance?

April Asher’s first book in her new “Supernatural Singles” series is a modern take on witches, shape shifters, and other supernaturals and how Asher’s cast of 30-something year old characters navigate …

Living Nations, Living Words Edited by Joy Harjo

“Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry” Collected and with an Introduction by Joy Harjo, 23rd U.S Poet Laureate. Forward by Carla D. Hayden, Librarian of Congress. W. W. Norton & Company. May 4th, 2021. 240 Pages.

Joy Harjo, 23rd U.S Poet Laureate and member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation …