Coming soon to our shelves: Fresh picks for August

Spend the last few weeks of summer with these exciting new additions to our collection. Click on the book cover to reserve your copy today.

Looking for more from your reading experience? Take the opportunity to meet authors Kimberla Lawson Roby and Alexia Arthurs at Enoch Pratt’s Writers LIVE series. Their new titles Better Late Than Never and How to Love a Jamaican: Stories hit shelves this month.


Author Kimberla Lawson Roby joins us Wednesday, August 8 at 6:30pm at the Central Library to discuss her new book Better Late Than Never. Roby is the New York Times bestselling author of the highly acclaimed Curtis Black series. In the 15th and final title of the series, Curtis must face buried secrets from his past as he struggles to understand and help his youngest daughter, twelve-year-old Curtina, who is quickly becoming a problem child. Who could have known that their deepest wounds would come from within?


Author Alexia Arthurs comes to Writers LIVE on Monday, August 6 at 6:00pm at the Waverly Branch to discuss her new book How to Love a Jamaican: Stories. Alexia Arthurs navigates tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret to extraordinary effect in her debut story collection about Jamaican immigrants and their families back home. Sweeping from close-knit island communities to the streets of New York City and midwestern university towns, these eleven stories form a portrait of a nation, a people, and a way of life.

Read on for more new titles!

New Fiction Titles


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New Nonfiction Titles

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New Young Adult Titles

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New Graphic Novel Titles

New Children’s Titles

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