Galax-Carroll Regional Library

Galax Public Library New Items

MAY 2022

Photo of New Books on shelf at the Galax Public Library


  • “The Second Mrs. Astor,” by Shana Abé
  • “Facing the Facts,” by Beth Adams
  • “The Darling Dahlias and the Red Hot Poker,” by Susan Wittig Albert
  • “The Homewreckers: A Novel,” by Mary Kay Andrews
  • “Light from Uncommon Stars,” by Ryka Aoki
  • “Aunt Dimity and the Enchanted Cottage,” by Nancy Atherton
  • “Where the Truth Lies,” by Anna Bailey
  • “Flash in the Dark,” by Donna Ball
  • “Take Your Breath Away: A Novel,” by Linwood Barclay
  • “The Ballad of Laurel Springs,” by Janet Beard
  • “The Amber Crown,” by Jacey Bedford
  • “Mary Jane: A Novel,” by Jessica Anya Blau
  • “The Lioness,” by Chris Bohjalian
  • “Family Holiday,” by Shalini Boland
  • “The Promise Girls,” by Marie Bostwick
  • “Countdown to Midnight: A Novel,” by Dale Brown
  • “Thrill of the Hunt: A Novel,” by Rita Mae Brown
  • “Prime Directive,” by T. Davis Bunn
  • “My First, My Last, My Only,” by Denise Carbo
  • “The School for Good Mothers: A Novel,” by Jessamine Chan
  • “Sapphire Secret,” by Marlene J. Chase
  • “Gwendy’s Magic Feather,” by Richard T. Chizmar
  • “The Seagull,” by Ann Cleeves
  • “The View from Coral Cove,” by Amy Clipston
  • “Darkest Fear,” by Harlan Coben
  • “The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina: A Novel,” by Zoraida Cordova
  • “The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot: A Novel,” by Marianne Cronin
  • “Little, Big,” by John Crowley
  • “The Girl in the Motel,” by Chris Culver
  • “The Candy House: A Novel,” by Jennifer Egan
  • “The Moonshiner’s Daughter,” by Donna Everhart
  • “The Saints of Swallow Hill,” by Donna Everhart
  • “Small World: A Novel,” by Jonathan Evison
  • “The Hush,” by Sara Foster
  • “The Bright Lands: A Novel,” by John Fram
  • “Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel,” by Bonnie Garmus
  • “Dark Waters: A Thriller,” by Christine Goff
  • “Sound of Darkness,” by Heather Graham
  • “The House at Sea’s End,” by Elly Griffiths
  • “By The Book,” by Jasmine Guillory
  • “Waking Lions,” by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
  • “A Free Man of Color,” by Barbara Hambly
  • “Perfect Little Children,” by Sophie Hannah
  • “Dead Over Heels,” by Charlaine Harris
  • “Dear Child,” by Romy Hausmann
  • “Book Lovers,” by Emily Henry
  • “Prescription for Mystery,” by Ruth Logan Herne
  • “No Hiding in Boise,” by Kim Hooper
  • “We Have Always Lived in the Castle,” by Shirley Jackson
  • “The Chosen: Come and See Book Two,” by Jerry B. Jenkins
  • “The Vanished Birds,” by Simon Jimenez
  • “Though the Earth Gives Way: A Novel,” by Mark Johnson
  • “The Firebird,” by Susanna Kearsley
  • “The Vanished Days,” by Susanna Kearsley
  • “The Winter Sea,” by Susanna Kearsley
  • “Sunflower Sisters: A Novel,” by Martha Hall Kelly
  • “North: A Novel,” by Brad Kessler
  • “A Separate Peace,” by John Knowles
  • “The Arctic Fury: A Novel,” by Greer Macallister
  • “Woman 99,” by Greer Macallister
  • “A Wish Upon a Dress: The First Man You Meet and The Man You’ll Marry,” by Debbie Macomber
  • “Springtime Sunshine,” by Debbie Macomber
  • “Any Sunday,” by Debbie Macomber
  • “The Glass Hotel: A Novel,” by Emily St. John Mandel
  • “Buried Secrets,” by Gabrielle Meyer
  • “The Great Witch of Brittany,” by Louisa Morgan
  • “Hell of a Book: Or the Altogether Factual, Wholly Bona Fide Story of a Big Dreams, Hard Luck, American-Made Kid,” by Jason Mott
  • “The Tobacco Wives: A Novel,” by Adele Myers
  • “The Man Who Died Twice,” by Richard Osman
  • “The Book of Form and Emptiness,” by Ruth Ozeki
  • “The Detective Wins the Witch,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Dragon Finds Forever,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Gargoyle Gets His Girl,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Professor Woos the Witch,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Reaper Rescues the Genie,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Shifter Romances the Writer,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Siren Saves the Billionaire,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Vampire’s Accidental Wife,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Vampire’s Fake Fiancée,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Vampire’s Priceless Treasure,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Werewolf Dates the Deputy,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “The Werewolf Meets His Match,” by Kristen L. Painter
  • “Overboard: A V.I. Warshawski Novel,” by Sara Paretsky
  • “She Who Became the Sun,” by Shelley Parker-Chan
  • “22 Seconds,” by James Patterson
  • “Insomnia: A Novel,” by Sarah Pinborough
  • “When She Dreams,” by Amanda Quick
  • “To the Mountain: A Novel,” by Erik Raschke
  • “After Happily Ever After: A Novel,” by Leslie A. Rasmussen
  • “One Simple Thing,” by Warren Read
  • “Book of Dreams,” by Nora Roberts
  • “The Blue Book of Nebo,” by Manon Steffan Ros
  • “Vicious,” by Victoria Schwab
  • “At the Edge of the Haight,” by Katherine Seligman
  • “Lemons in the Garden of Love: A Novel,” by Ames Sheldon
  • “Twentymile: A Novel,” by C. Matthew Smith
  • “The Baba Yaga Mask: A Novel,” by Kris Spisak
  • “Memphis: A Novel,” by Tara M. Stringfellow
  • “Shuggie Bain: A Novel,” by Douglas Stuart
  • “Bone Key,” by Keith R. A. DeCandido
  • “Nevermore,” by Keith R. A. DeCandido
  • “Witch’s Canyon,” by Jeff Mariotte
  • “Summer Love: A Novel,” by Nancy Thayer
  • “Firewatching,” by Russ Thomas
  • “Nighthawking,” by Russ Thomas
  • “Murder on Madison Square,” by Victoria Thompson
  • “The Good Left Undone: A Novel,” by Adriana Trigiani
  • “Where Madness Lies: A Novel,” by Sylvia True
  • “Hunting Game,” by Helene Tursten
  • “Winter Grave,” by Helene Tursten
  • “The Before-Land: A Novel,” by Corinna Vallianatos
  • “The Summer Place: A Novel,” by Jennifer Weiner
  • “A Home for Unloved Orphans,” by Rachel Wesson
  • “A Counterfeit Suitor,” by Darcie Wilde
  • “And Dangerous to Know,” by Darcie Wilde
  • “Black Cake: A Novel,” by Charmaine Wilkerson
  • “The Lost Summers of Newport: A Novel,” by Beatriz Williams
  • “Nazaré: A Novel,” by J. J. Wilson
  • “Win Me Something,” by Kyle Lucia Wu
  • “The Distant Dead: A Novel,” by Heather Young


  • “Part of Our Lives,” by Wayne A. Wiegand
  • “Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took on a World at War,” by Deborah Cohen
  • “The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers,” by Eric Weiner
  • “Chasing Ghosts: A Tour of Our Fascination with Spirits and the Supernatural,” by Marc Hartzman
  • “Authentic Power: Give Yourself Permission to Feel,” by Ashley Bernardi
  • “Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection & the Language of Human Experience,” by Brené Brown
  • “The Gifts of Imperfection,” by Brené Brown
  • “How to Host a Viking Funeral: The Case for Burning Your Regrets, Chasing Your Crazy Ideas, and Becoming the Person You’re Meant to Be,” by Kyle Scheele
  • “Be Joyful: 50 Days to Defeat the Things That Try to Defeat You,” by Joyce Meyer
  • “The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear,” by Kate Moore
  • “A Woman makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success,” by Maye Musk
  • “Voices Worth the Listening: Three Women of Appalachia,” by Thomas G. Burton
  • “Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage,” by Heather Havrilesky
  • “The ICU Guide for Families: Understanding Intensive Care and How You Can Support Your Loved One,” by Lara Goitein
  • “Killing the Killers: The Secret War Against Terrorists,” by Bill O’Reilly
  • “The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer,” by Dean Jobb
  • “Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded the Women Who Loved Him, The Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free,” by Sarah Weinman
  • “When a Killer Calls: A Haunting Story of Murder, Criminal Profiling, and Justice in a Small Town,” by John E. Douglas
  • “Otto Wood, the Bandit: The Freighthopping Thief, Bootlegger, and Convicted Murderer Behind the Appalachian Ballads,” by Trevor McKenzie
  • “American Eden,” by Victoria Johnson
  • “How to Catch a Mole: Wisdom from a Life Lived in Nature,” by Marc Hamer
  • “Our Oldest Companions: The Story of the First Dogs,” by Pat Shipman
  • “Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women Who Brought Hope and Healing to India,” by Jyoti Thottam
  • “The Longevity Solution: Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life,” by James DiNicolantonio
  • “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons from the Dog: 101 Tales of Family, Friendship & Fun”
  • “Always by My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I’ve Loved,” by Edward Grinnan
  • “Meals That Heal: 100+ Everyday Anti-Inflammatory Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less: Hut Health, Brain Health, Cancer Prevention, Heart Health,” by Carolyn Williams
  • “Saka Saka: Adventures in African Cooking, South of the Sahara,” by Anto Cocagne
  • “To Drink and To Eat. Volume 3 Treats & Tribulations from a French Kitchen,” by Guillaume Long
  • “The Double Happiness Cookbook: 88 Feel-Good Recipes and Food Stories,” by Trevor Lui
  • “Beyond Delicious: The Ghost Whisperer’s Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes from the Dearly Departed,” by Mary Ann Winkowski
  • “Shelf Respect: A Book Lover’s Defence,” by Annie Austen
  • “The Virtual Leader: How to Manage a Remote Workplace,” by Takako Hirata
  • “Dare to Lead,” by Brene Brown
  • “Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron: A Graphic Novel,” by Julia Quinn
  • “Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records,” by Tony Russell
  • “Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of the Godfather,” by Mark Seal
  • “Lie Down with Me: New and Selected Poems,” by Julie Suk
  • “The Kindness of Strangers,” by Tom Lutz
  • “South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation,” by Imani Perry
  • “Ancestor Trouble: A Reckoning and a Reconciliation,” by Maud Newton
  • “The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America’s Soul,” by Brian Kilmeade
  • “To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876,” by Bret Baier
  • “The Appalachian Trail: A Biography,” by Philip D’Anieri
  • “Appalachian Values,” by Loyal Jones


  • “Finding Me,” by Viola Davis
  • “Born to be Posthumous,” by Mark Dery
  • “The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father,” by Janny Scott
  • “Hello, Molly!: A Memoir,” by Molly Shannon
  • “Will,” by Will Smith


  • “Damn Lucky: One Man’s Courage During the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History,” by Kevin Maurer


  • “Capitalism: A Love Story”
  • “The Expanse. Season Two”
  • “Family Guy. It’s a Trap!”
  • “The Hunter’s Prayer”
  • “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell”
  • “It. It Chapter Two”
  • “A Little Chaos”
  • “Spies Like Us”
  • “Starman”
  • “Term Life”
  • “Vanity Fair”
  • “Whip It”
  • “Yellowstone. Season 4”


  • “Boys In the Trees,” by Carly Simon
  • “A Treasure Worth Seeking,” by Sandra Brown
  • “The Hunters,” by W.E.B. Griffin
  • “The Fifth Vial,” by Michael Palmer
  • “E-Day III: Dark Moon,” by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
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    610 West Stuart Drive
    Galax, Virginia 24333
    Phone: (276)236-2351
    Fax: (276) 236-5153

    Branch Manager:
    Tara Northrup

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    Galax-Carroll Regional Library
    610 West Stuart Drive
    Galax, Virginia 24333
    Phone: (276) 236-2351

    Regional Director:
    Trish Fore

    Assistant Regional Director:
    Sarah Largen

    Youth Services Coordinator:
    Jessi Campbell

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    Carroll County Public Library
    101 Beaver Dam Road
    P.O. Box 1629
    Hillsville, Virginia 24343
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    Fax: (276) 728-3830

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