New books for week of October 01, 2016

 

Book cover "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald“The Great Gatsby”
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Eccentric and wealthy Jay Gatsby searches for the love, Nick Carraway for meaning, and Daisy for amusement through a mysterious maze of lavish parties, liquor, and jazz. This classic novel provides a glamorous, yet profound, picture of American prosperity and feeling in Roaring 20’s.

 

Book cover of "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott"Little Women"
by Louisa May Alcott

This touching story of the March sisters, Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth illustrates the women’s creativity and courage in the face of growing up, poverty, and Civil War.

 

book cover of "1984" by George Orwell"1984"
by George Orwell

Orwell creates a totalitarian dystopia where freedom does not exist (even in your own mind) and Big Brother is always watching. A chilling and all-to-real nightmare takes shape in the city of London as a terribly riveting plot unfolds.

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.