New books for the week of April 27, 2019


Book cover of Mad Madam LaLaurie by Victoria Costner Love"Mad Madam LaLaurie Love"
by Victoria Costner

This Biography tells the story of New Orleans most famous murderess, Delphine LaLaurie. LaLaurie kept slaves chained in her attic, the room she used as her personal torture chamber of horrors until an 1834 fire exposed her monstrous crimes.


Book cover of The Pendulum by Julie Catterson Lindahl"The Pendulum"
by Julie Catterson Lindahl

This powerful memoir traces Lindahl's journey to uncover her grandparents' role in the Third Reich. Over her heartbreaking six year journey she uncovers terrible family secrets and unimaginable crimes that transform the way she sees her own family.


book cover of Lincoln An Illustrated Biography by Philip B. Kunhardt"Lincoln An Illustrated Biography"
by Philip B. Kunhardt

If you are an admirer of Abraham Lincoln you really should take time to check out this biography! It is filled not only with great information, but page after page of historical pictures from all aspects of Lincoln's life.


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  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.


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