Hot Titles – New Summer Books!

We have a lot of popular best sellers at the Waban Library Center – books that typically have long waiting lists at other libraries.  We are also happy to take recommendations for books from our patrons.  Come in and check out these and many more hot titles! We also have a new collection of Playaways – all in one devices for you to listen to a favorite book.  See below for our entire collection!


Brand new books on the shelves waiting for you! Just in time for Summer  reading!!


Adult Fiction

WLC June 2017 New Summer Books


The Switch by Joseph Finder
The Little French Bistro by Nina George
House Among the Trees by Julia Glass
The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman
Camino Island by John Grisham
The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
The Leavers by Lisa Ko
The Children by Ann Leary
Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
Earthly Remains by Donna Leon
Do Not Become Alarmed by by Maile Meloy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
Trajectory by Richard Russo
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan
House of Names by Colm Toibin

                                            Non Fiction


Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford
Hunger by Roxane Gay Harper
Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Shar


WLC April 2017 New Spring Books
                                       Adult Fiction

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkle,
In this Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
This Fight is Our Fight by Elizabeth Warren

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen,
American War by Omar El Akkad,
The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline,
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid,
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout,
The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan,
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck,
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Short Stories

What is not yours is not yours by Helen Oyeyemi



Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa Damour
Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas Friedman
Cooking for Jeffrey by Ina Garten
Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham
Food52 A New Way to Dinner   A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs
Settle for More by Megyn Kelly
Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer paperback
Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Café by Ana Sortun
The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting by Shefali Tsabary
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

 Children’s Books – Spring

                                              Picture Books

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Life on Mars by Jon Agee
Six Dots by Jen Bryant.
Olivia the Spy by Ian Falconer
Triangle by Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett
Short Stories for Little Monsters by Marie-Louise Gay
Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Tom Lichtenheld
XO, OX: A Love Story by Adam Rex
Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz
Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestre

                                         Board Books
Tinyville Town: I am a Firefighter by Brian Briggs
Tinyville Town: I am a Veterinarian by Brian Briggs



Who Is Hillary Clinton? by Heather Alexander
The Presidents by James Barber
Who Was Muhammed Ali? by James Buckley, Jr.
Maker Lab:28 Super Cool Projects  by Jack Challoner and Jack Andraka
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark  by Debbie Levy
Presenting Buffalo Bill (biography) by Candace Fleming
Giant Squid by Candace Fleming
The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk by Sy Montgomery
The Great White Shark Scientist by Sy Montgomery
Some Writer! by Melissa Sweet
How to Code by Max Wainewright


                                            Easy Reader/Beginning Chapter

Lucy by Randy Cecilby Randy Cecil
We Are Growing! by Mo Willems and Laurie Keller
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation by Shannon Hale
Rescue on the Oregon Trail #1 in the Ranger in Time series by Kate Messner
Nancy Clancy, Late Breaking News by Jane O’Connor

Junior Fiction

Brixton Brothers: The Case of the Case of the Mistaken Identity by Mac Barnett and
Adam Rex
See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donaghue
The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz
The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky
Chester and Gus by Cammie McGovern
Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Boss Baby! adapted by Tracey West

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins
Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth by Molly Bang andPenny Chisholm
Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt by Mary Carson
Grand Canyon by Jason Chin
What Was the San Francisco Earthquake? by Dorothy Hoobler
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by SteveSheinkin

Graphic Novels

Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence
Big Nate: What’s a Little Noogie Between Friends by Lincoln Peirce

Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson













One thought on “Hot Titles – New Summer Books!

  1. Hi Marian
    You can search for a book and check its availability by going to Library Catalog below Hot Titles button.
    Unfortunately you cannot reserve it online.
    Please call the Library at 617-244-0700 to reserve or hold it for you and we will be glad to do that for you.
    Volunteer Librarian

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