Hi everyone, here are our suggested daily recommended titles in print or media and digital formats.
Our digital suggestion for today is the e-book:
What Angels Fear, Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery Series, Book 1 by C. S. Harris:
It’s 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III’s England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man-Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experience in the Napoleonic Wars.
Here’s a link to the checkout page in the Digital Catalog:
Also available in the Digital Catalog are books 2, 3, 4 5 & 6 in the Sebastian St. Cyr series:
2. When Gods Die – https://stls.overdrive.com/media/204881
3. Why Mermaids Sing – https://stls.overdrive.com/media/204897
4. Where Serpents Sleep – https://stls.overdrive.com/media/200633
5. What Remains of Heaven – https://stls.overdrive.com/media/274875
6. Where Shadows Dance – https://stls.overdrive.com/media/585309
And our print book suggested read for the day is:
Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole:
As the Civil War rages between the states, a courageous pair of spies plunge fearlessly into a maelstrom of ignorance, deceit, and danger, combining their unique skills to alter the course of history and break the chains of the past . . .
Elle Burns is a former slave with a passion for justice and an eidetic memory. Trading in her life of freedom in Massachusetts, she returns to the indignity of slavery in the South—to spy for the Union Army.
Malcolm McCall is a detective for Pinkerton’s Secret Service. Subterfuge is his calling, but he’s facing his deadliest mission yet—risking his life to infiltrate a Rebel enclave in Virginia.
Two undercover agents who share a common cause—and an undeniable attraction—Malcolm and Elle join forces when they discover a plot that could turn the tide of the war in the Confederacy’s favor. Caught in a tightening web of wartime intrigue, and fighting a fiery and forbidden love, Malcolm and Elle must make their boldest move to preserve the Union at any cost—even if it means losing each other . . .
Here’s a link to StarCat to request the book:
Or by calling the library at: 607-936-3713 x 502.
And since both the suggested books for today are historical fiction – here’s another suggestion for history fans —
The June 1, 2017 edition of American Heritage which you can check out and read for free — and keep forever if you wish. You can read it either on a PC, or through the Zinio for Libraries app – here’s the link:
Have a great day!
Online Catalog Links:
StarCat: The catalog of physical materials, i.e. print books, DVDs, audiobooks on CD etc. http://starcat.stls.org/
The Digital Catalog: The catalog of e-books, downloadable audiobooks and a handful of streaming videos: https://stls.overdrive.com/
Freegal Music Service: This music service is free to library card holders and offers the option to download, and keep, three free songs per week and to stream three hours of commercial free music each day: http://stlsny.freegalmusic.com/
Zinio: Digital magazines on demand and for free! Back issues are available and you can even choose to be notified by email when the new issue of your favorite magazine is available: https://www.rbdigital.com/stlschemungcony
About Library Mobile Apps:
You can access digital library content on PCs, Macs and mobile devices. For mobile devices simply download the OverDrive, Freegal or Zinio app from your app store to get started. If you have questions call the library at: 607-936-3713 and one of our Digital Literacy Specialists will be happy to assist you.