Hot Titles – New Fall 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!

booksWLC November 2018 New Fall Books

Adult Fiction

Transcription by Kate Atkinson|
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
The Wife by Alafair Burke|
News of Our Loved One by Abigail De Witt
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Anne Fowler
The Witch Elm by Tana French
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen
The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Grinder
The Reckoning by John Grisham
River of Stars by Vanessa Hua
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
Crazy Rich Asians trilogy By Kevin Kwan
Feral Detective by Jonathan Lethem
The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty|
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles
The Man Who Came Uptown by George Pelecanos
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
The Collector’s Apprentice by B.A Shapiro
The Third Hotel by Laura van den Berg

Adult Non Fiction


Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married Into the British Aristocracy by Anne de Courcy
The Last Palace by Norman Eisen
Cook Like a Pro by Ina Garten
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
Becoming by Michelle Obama pub Nov 13
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Heartland by Sarah Smarsh
Now & Again: Go-To Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers by Julia Turchen
Dear America:  Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas

Children’s Books

Picture Books

What Can A Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers
We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Dreamers by Yuri Morales

Presto & Zesto in Limboland by Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak, illus. by Maurice Sendak
A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano and Lane Smith
Llama, Llama Loves to Read by Adrianne Dewdney
Red and Lulu by Matt Tavares
Carmela, Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson
Good Rosie by Kate DiCamillo and Harry Bliss
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
Drawn Together by Minh Le
Santa Claus Bruce by Bryan Higgins
A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Saunders
Dear Substitute by Liz Scanlon
Little Man, Little Man by James Baldwin

Easy Readers/Beginning Chapter

The Missing Baseball (Zach and Zoe Mystery) by Mike Lupica
I Lost My Tooth by Mo Willems

Junior Fiction


The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
Sunny by Jason Reynolds
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney
Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
Dear Sister by Alison McGhee
Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
The Third Mushroom by Jennifer Holm


Boots on the Ground by Elizabeth Partridge
A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca

Junior Graphic Novels


Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey
Positively Izzy by Terri Libenson
Miss Communication : Tales from the Locker by Jennifer Holm

Teen Graphic Novel


Hey Kiddo by Jarret J. Krosockza
Illegal by Andrew Donkin and Eoin Colfer
Home After Dark by David Small

Teen Fiction

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Renegades by Marissa Meyer
A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi 

One thought on “Hot Titles – New Fall 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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