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!


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

WLC September 2017 New Fall Books

Adult Fiction

The Child by Fiona Barton
The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
Origin by Dan Brown
The Late Show by Michael Connelly
The Locals by Jonathan Dee
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander
A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman
The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives
A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre
The Burning Girl by Claire Messud
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Glass Houses  by  Louise Penny
George and Lizzie by Nancy Perl
Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta
See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
New People by Danzy Senna
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
House of Spies by Daniel Silva
Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York by Francis Spufford
My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
A Gentleman in Moscow  by Amor Towles
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

                                            Non Fiction

The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies, & Bars by America’s Test Kitchen
Obama: The Call of History by Peter Baker
What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner – and Make-Ahead Lunches, Too by Editors of Food52
Al Franken, Giant of the Senate  by Al Franken
The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Stephen Greenblatt
Audubon On the Wings of the World by Fabien Grolleau and Jeremie Royer
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
Wild Things: The  Joy of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult by Bruce Handy
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas by Donna M. Lucey
Jackie’s Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family by Kathy McKeon
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
The Grown-Up’s Guide to Teen-Age Humans: How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Unshakable Trust and Raise a Respectable Adult by Josh Ship
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Why Buddhism Is True by Robert Wright      

 Children’s Books

Picture Books

Good Day, Good Night by Margaret Wise Brown, illus. by Loren Long
She Persisted: Thirteen American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton
Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney
Baabwaa and Wooliam by David Eliot, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
When’s My Birthday? By Julie Fogliano
In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes
This Beautiful Day by Richard Jackson
This Is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat
Town Is By the Sea by Joanne Schwartz
The Antlered Ship by Dashka Slater
Goldfish Ghost by Lemony Snicket
The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Mark Twain and Philip Stead
Max and Bird by Ed Verve
Sam, the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World: A Leonardo, the Terrible Monster Companion by Mo Willems

Board Books

Stop, Train, Stop! A Thomas the Tank Engine Story by Rev. W. Awdry

Junior Non-Fiction

Six Dots by Jen Bryant
Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carol Boston Weatherford
Give Bees A Chance by Bethany Barton


Junior Fiction

Solo by Kwame Alexander
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, illus. by Charles Santoso
The War I Finally Won by Kimberly B Bradley
The Losers Club by Andrew Clements
THE LAND OF STORIES: Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer
Refuge by Alan Gratz
The 65 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths
Patina by Jason Reynolds
This is Just A Test by Rosenberg and Shang
The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grady by Jordan Sonnenblick
Click’d by Tamara Ireland Stone
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk



The Passion of Dolsa by Julie Berry
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Deborah Heiligman                                

Graphic Novels

Real Friends by Shannon Hale
All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamison
The Force Oversleeps (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #5)
Big Nate: A Good Old Fashioned Wedgie by Lincoln Pierce

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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