New books for the week of May 11, 2019

 

Book cover of So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson"So You've Been Publicly Shamed "
by Jon Ronson

For the past three years author Jon Ronson has traveled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. This EBOOK tells their stories and how due to the explosion of social media, we are mercilessly finding people's fault and exposing them for our own cruel amusement.

 

Book cover of American Girls by Nancy Jo Sales"American Girls"
by Nancy Jo Sales

The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age is social media. This EBOOK captures what it is like to be a girl in America today and provides a disturbing portrait of the end of childhood as we know it and a new kind adolescence dominated by social and hypersexualized norms.

 

book cover of Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon"Sticks and Stones"
by Emily Bazelon

Being a teenager has never been easy but now with the rise of social media it has become exponentially harder. This EBOOK takes you on a deeply researched journey into the ever-shifting landscape of teenage meanness and it's sometimes devastating consequences.

 

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.

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