New Items

Check out some of the new items we’ve recently added to the collections at Benson Memorial Library! Items that have been ordered but not yet cataloged are listed at the end of this page so you can put them on your TBR (aka want to read) list!

DVDs

  • Just Mercy
  • Bombshell
  • Richard Jewell
  • 1917
  • Little Women
  • Birds of Prey
  • Influenza 1918 by American Experience
  • I Still Believe
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Bad Boys for Life
  • Jumanji: The Next Level
  • Dolittle (2020)
  • Emma (2020)
  • Cats (2019)
  • The Invisible Man (2020)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Uncut Gems
  • Looking for Alaska (series)
  • Call the Midwife Seasons 8 & 9
  • Yellowstone Season 2
  • Westworld Season 2

Children’s Books

  • Will Bear Share? (board book)
  • Will Giraffe Laugh? (board book)
  • Will Sheep Sleep? (board book)
  • How to Potty Train a Dinosaur (board book)
  • Double Bass Blues
  • Going Down Home with Daddy
  • The Bell Rang
  • Rainbow of My Own
  • Just Ask!
  • What is Given from the Heart
  • when Spring Comes to the DMZ
  • Dancing Hands
  • Across the Bay
  • Song for a Whale
  • June’s Wild Flight
  • The Princess in Black: Bathtime Battle
  • I’m OK
  • The One and Only Bob
  • Each Tiny Spark
  • The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree
  • Infinite Hope (nonfiction)
  • The Queen of Physics (nonfiction)
  • White Bird (graphic novel)

Young Adult

  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
  • Ordinary Hazards by Nikki Grimes
  • Dig by A.S. King
  • Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia
  • Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi
  • Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
  • Fix a Car! by Chris Schweizer (graphic novel)
  • Create a Costume! by Sarah Myer (graphic novel)
  • The Phantom Twin by Lisa Brown (graphic novel)
  • A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Elizabeth Wein
  • The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Audiobooks

Newly added…6/23/20

  • The Sea of Lost Girls by Carol Goodman
  • Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconner

New as of 6/15/20

  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
  • The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben
  • Camino Winds by John Grisham
  • Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
  • If It Bleeds by Stephen King
  • Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
  • Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Fiction

  • Revenge by James Patterson
  • Wrath of Poseidon by Clive Cussler
  • Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper
  • Devoted by Dean Koontz
  • The K Team by David Rosenfelt
  • The Last Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
  • Camino Winds by John Grisham
  • Texas Outlaw by James Patterson
  • Girls of Summer by Nancy Thayer
  • Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr
  • Seeing Darkness by Heather Graham
  • After Sundown by Linda Howard
  • Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
  • Shakedown by Newt Gingrich
  • Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
  • The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate
  • The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s World War II Queen by Karen Harper
  • Stone Cross by Marc Cameron
  • A Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky
  • On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe
  • Furmidable Foes by Rita Mae Brown
  • Close Up by Amanda Quick
  • Robert B. Parker’s Grudge Match by Mike Lupica
  • Who Speaks for the Damned by C.S. Harris
  • Hour of the Assassin by Matthew Quirk
  • Hid from Our Eyes by Spencer-Fleming
  • Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella
  • Greenwood by Michael Christie
  • The Sweeney Sisters by Lian Dolan
  • Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
  • These Ghosts are Family by Maisy Card
  • My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
  • Eliza Starts a Rumor by Jane L. Rosen
  • In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
  • Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  • Crescent City by Sarah J. Maas
  • All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad
  • Fearless by Fern Michaels
  • Hello Summer by Mary Kay Andrews
  • A Silent Death by Peter May
  • One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

Nonfiction

Newly added…6/23/20

  • Chetna’s Healthy Indian Vegetarian By Chetna Makan
  • The Room Where it Happened by John Bolton
  • Snowpiercer 1 by Jacques Lob (graphic novel)
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
  • Joy at Work by Marie Kondo
  • Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker
  • The Lost Family: How DNA is Upending Who We Are by Libby Copeland
  • Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard by Douglas Tallamy

New as of 6/15/20

  • The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask
  • Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs by Nancy Thorndike Greenspan
  • The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt by Jill Watts
  • The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield
  • Countdown 1945 by Chris Wallace
  • Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care by Anne Basting
  • Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers
  • Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight Against the Drug Companies that Delivered the Opioid Epidemic by Eric Eyre
  • Driving While Black by Gretchen Sorin
  • Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy by Alastair Gee
  • Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls by Nina Renata Aron
  • Hell and Other Destinations by Madeleine Albright
  • Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me by Anna Mehler Paperny
  • Hollywood Park by Mikel Jollett
  • A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings by Helen Jukes
  • The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism by Susan Berfield
  • The House of Kennedy by James Patterson
  • In the Shadow of the Valley by Bobi Conn
  • Is It Alzheimer’s? by Dr. Peter V. Rabins
  • John Adams Under Fire by Dan Abrams
  • The Kidnap Years: The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic that Shook Depression-Era America by David Stout
  • The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysteriousness Illness by Sarah Ramey
  • Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People be Funnier by Alan Zweibel
  • Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey through Every National Park by Conor Knighton
  • Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander
  • The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets by Sarah Miller
  • My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me by Jason Rosenthal
  • Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Fear by Eva Holland
  • The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep by Guy Leschziner
  • NOLO’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
  • NOLO’s Guide to Social Security Disability
  • The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp (graphic novel)
  • Pelosi by Molly Ball
  • The S.S. Officer’s Armchair by Daniel Lee
  • Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter
  • Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What We Can Do About It by Alyson J. McGregor
  • Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution that Changed America by David Kamp
  • Surviving the Forgotten Genocide by John Minassian
  • Sutherland Springs: God, Guns, and Hope in a Texas Town by Joe Holley
  • The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It by Robert Reich
  • There I Am by Ruthie Lindsey
  • To Me, He Was Just Dad: Stories of Growing Up with Famous Fathers by Joshua David Stein
  • The Trying Game: Get Through Fertility Treatment and Get Pregnant without Losing Your Mind by Amy Klein
  • What We Carry by Maya Shanbhag Lang
  • When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error by Dr. Danielle Ofri
  • Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish: And Other Self-Care Rituals from Nature by Rani Shah
  • The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II by Katherine Sharp Landdeck
  • Young Guns: Obsession, Overwatch, and the Future of Gaming by Austin Moorhead
  • Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
  • Snowpiercer 2 by Jacques Lob (graphic novel)
  • Rage Against the Minivan: Learning to Parent without Perfection by Kristen Howerton

Titles on Order

Young Adult

  • Wolf Girl: Finding Myself in the Wild by Doniga Markegard
  • Kiss Number 8 by Colleen Venable (graphic novel)
  • The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee

Nonfiction

  • And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School by Judith Warner
  • Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (graphic novel)
  • Detox Your Thoughts: Quit Negative Self-talk for Good and Discover the Life You’ve Always Wanted by Dr. Andrea Bonior
  • Ending Parkinson’s Disease: A Prescription for Action
  • Entangled Life: How Fungi Make our Worlds, Change our Minds, and Shape our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake
  • Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage by Dan Crenshaw
  • From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty
  • Front Row at the Trump Row by Jonathan Karl
  • Grand: a memoir by Sara Schaefer
  • The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
  • He Came in with It: A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness by Miriam Feldman
  • The Heart and Other Monsters by Rose Andersen
  • Hell in the Heartland: Murder, Meth, and the Case of Two Missing Girls by Jax Miller
  • The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx
  • Influenza: The Hundred-year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History by Dr. Jeremy Brown
  • Joyful Mending: Visible Repairs for the Perfectly Imperfect Things We Love! by Noriko Misumi
  • Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown by Anne Glenconner
  • The Last Book on the Left: Stories of Murder and Mayhem from History’s Most Notorious Serial Killers by Ben Kissel
  • Little Victories by Yvon Roy (graphic novel)
  • Pilgrim’s Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier by Tom Kizzia
  • Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
  • The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan
  • Snowpiercer 3 by Jacques Lob (graphic novel)
  • The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Small changes that Make a Big Difference by Jen Gale
  • The Ultimate Book of Scavenger Hunts: 42 Outdoor Adventures to Conquer with Your Family by Stacy Tornio
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle (hardback; audiobook above received)
  • Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby

Fiction

  • Shadow Flight by Christine Feehan
  • Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury
  • Cut and Run by Allison Brennan
  • The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  • The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  • What Lies Between Us by John Marrs
  • The Dilemma by B.A. Paris
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Henrix
  • Beach Read by Emily Henry
  • All Adults Here by Emma Straub
  • The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden