New books added to Petersburg library shelves
The following books have been added to the Petersburg Library collection. The library is located at 201 W. Washington St.
ADULT FICTION: “HEARTBREAK HOTEL”
by Jonathan Kellerman. At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at a luxury hotel. What Thalia wants from Alex are answers to unsettling questions — about guilt, patterns of criminal behavior, victim selection. When Alex asks the reason for her morbid fascination, Thalia promises to tell all during their next session. But when he shows up the following morning, he is met with silence: Thalia is dead in her room. Alex and homicide detective Milo Sturgis must peel back the layers of a fascinating but elusive woman’s life and embark on one of the most baffling investigations either of them has ever experienced. by Rochelle Alers. Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always pictured herself returning to New Orleans to retire — just not yet. But after her Manhattan Company abruptly lays off its staff, there’s no better place to figure out a next move than the porch of her plantationstyle home. Nestled in the stunning Garden District, the DuPont House has been in Hannah’s family for two centuries. It could make a wonderful
inn, especially if she can convince her friends and former coworkers Tonya, Jasmine, and Nydia to join in the venture. But in the meantime, Hannah has a high school reunion to attend.
ADULT NON-FICTION: “PORTRAITS OF COURAGE”
by George W. Bush. A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America’s military veterans. “Portraits of Courage” brings together sixty-six full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by President Bush of members of
“COOKING THAT COUNTS”
by Editors of Cooking Light. If you’re tired of thinking about what you can’t or shouldn’t eat while you’re trying to lose weight, then this book is for you. It provides a smart and, most importantly, sustainable way to lose weight and keep it off. Nothing is off limits! And you won’t go hungry. You’ll find smart tips about staying on track, ingredient information, and shopping strategies as well as convenient solutions for those days when you just don’t feel like cooking.