New books for the week of July 21, 2018

 

Book cover of Something Beautiful Happened by Yvette Manessis CorporonSomething Beautiful Happened
by Yvette Manessis Corporon

Seventy years after her grandmother helped hide a Jewish family on a Greek Island during WII, a woman sets out to track down their descendants. This non-fiction eBook beautifully entwines the past and present while teaching the power of kindness. Coming soon.

 

To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacColl"To Marry an English Lord"
by Gail MacColl

In 1895 nine American girls married peers of the British realm and swapped their family money for English titles. This non-fiction eBook is filled with a wealth of historical personalities, grand houses and gossipy anecdotes that ruled Victorian and Edwardian societies.

 

book cover of Spy Princess by Shrabani Basu"Spy Princess"
by Shrabani Basu

The non-fiction eBook is story of Noor Inayat Khan the descendant of an Indian Prince and an unlikely secret agent. Yet she was the first female radio operator to be landed in enemy-occupied France. She refused to abandon her post and after her capture by the Germans and unbearable torture reveled nothing but a false name. Riveting and heartbreaking this is a must read.

 

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.