New books for week of April 15, 2017

 

Check out these e-Books and audio books in Overdrive.

 

Book cover "The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton “The Andromeda Strain”
by Michael Crichton

From author of Jurassic Park comes a captivating biological thriller about noxious extraterrestrial microorganisms threatening to annihilate the human race. A cohort of biophysicists has warned the government that re-entry of space probes into our atmosphere presents a threat on the cellular level but no one listened. Now terror is being unleased and there is no telling where it will end. Available as an eBook for smartphones, kindles, tablets, desktop, and other devices on the Overdrive app – all you need is a library card!

 

Book cover of "Revan" by Drew Karpyshyn "Revan"
by Drew Karpyshyn

“There is something out there: a juggernaut of evil bearing down to crush the Republic – unless one lone Jedi, shunned and reviled, can stop it.” Follow Revan, the traitor turned savior, the Jedi turned Sith, turned Jedi again on an epic journey through the cosmos from the Galactic Republic to the Outer Rim. This quest is brimming with fast paced, hard packed action such as the flashbacks to the Jedi Civil War, the search for Mandalore’s Mask, and an unspeakable evil, waiting just beyond the horizon. Revan is the first book of The Old Republic Series. Available as an eBook or audiobook on the Overdrive App! *Complete with light saber sound effects and original music

 

book cover of "Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galax" by Douglas Adams"Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy"
by Douglas Adams

Join this dynamic duo on a whimsical odyssey through space. Arthur Dent is rescued seconds before the planet Earth is scheduled to be demolished in order to make way for a galactic freeway. Dent along with his pal, Ford Prefect, researcher for the revised edition of ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,’ set off on an interstellar misadventure, meeting a few interesting fellows along the way such as Zaphod Beeblebrox – the two-headed, three-armed, ex-hippie president of the galaxy and his girlfriend, Trillian, Marvin, a brilliant, but chronically depressed robot, and Veet Voojagig, a former grad student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens. Available on eBook and audiobook with Overdrive.

 

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.