New Books and a Damien Angelica Walters Giveaway!
It's mid-November, and everyone can use the library to prepare for the holidays!

Taking a road trip? Download the Libby app and find the perfect family road trip audiobook to avoid disagreements over music, or pick out an audiobook for smaller ears if you're traveling with young children. Audiobooks provide great conversation fodder as well, giving families something they can all discuss together.

Do you have a report due soon in history, a big test coming up, or other homework due? Check out our digital library resources or visit the library and ask for books that can help you pull things together. We have free wifi, quiet spaces for students to work, and the resources that please teachers best at all our branches.

No matter what you need in November, Fulton County Libraries is here to provide support, with everything from meeting rooms so your community can plan events to our own special events to get you out of the house. Just make sure to check our holiday schedule before you visit to make sure we're open!
Sometimes holistic lifestyles touted in the media can be expensive, time consuming, or out of reach. Goodful breaks this mold by lending a helping hand to those interested in living well without pretension, judgment, or breaking the bank. Understanding that nutrition means something different to everyone, all of the recipes in this book indicate if they are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or dairy-free, and encourage readers to tailor anything and everything to best suit themselves and their loved ones.

The Goodful Cookbook offers more than 125 recipes along with 50 beautiful photos, illustrations, tips, useful charts, and guides for bringing wellness into your whole life such as a "what's in season?" chart, foods for your mood, and a food storage guide. The Goodful Cookbook shows how anyone can enjoy a mindful, nutritious, and sustainable lifestyle. Half of the recipes are fan favorites and star performers from Goodful's popular web videos, and the other half are new and never before seen.

Reserve your copy of this helpful new title in hardcover or ebook before its release date on December third. Looking for a cookbook before this one arrives on library shelves? Check out our collection of downloadable cookbooks, or visit your branch library and browse our diverse selection in person, where you can take your time comparing as many recipes and instruction formats as you like before checking out.
Francesca Cartier Brickell, whose great-grandfather was the youngest of the famous Cartier brothers, has traveled the world researching her family's history for her first book. Now she reveals never-before-told dramas, romances, intrigues, betrayals, and more in this intensively researched title.

The Cartiers is the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty--four generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s. At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was "Never copy, only create" and who made their family firm internationally famous in the early days of the twentieth century, thanks to their unique and complementary talents: Louis, the visionary designer who created the first men's wristwatch to help an aviator friend tell the time without taking his hands off the controls of his flying machine; Pierre, the master dealmaker who bought the New York headquarters on Fifth Avenue for a double-stranded natural pearl necklace; and Jacques, the globe-trotting gemstone expert whose travels to India gave Cartier access to the world's best rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, inspiring the celebrated Tutti Frutti jewelry.

The Cartiers also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the firm's most iconic jewelry--the notoriously cursed Hope Diamond, the Romanov emeralds, the classic panther pieces--and the long line of stars from the worlds of fashion, film, and royalty who wore them, from Indian Maharajas and Russian Grand Duchesses to Coco Chanel and Elizabeth Taylor.

Click here to reserve your copy of this glittering piece of world history in hardcover, ebook, or mp3 audiobook format.
The trilogy that started with Year One, continued with Of Blood and Bone, now concludes with The Rise of the Magicks.

After the sickness known as the Doom destroyed civilization, magick has become commonplace, and Fallon Swift has spent her young years learning its ways. Fallon cannot live in peace until she frees those who have been preyed upon by the government or the fanatical Purity Warriors, endlessly hunted or locked up in laboratories, brutalized for years on end. She is determined to save even those who have been complicit with this evil out of fear or weakness--if, indeed, they can be saved.

Strengthened by the bond she shares with her fellow warrior, Duncan, Fallon has already succeeded in rescuing countless shifters and elves and ordinary humans. Now she must help them heal--and rediscover the light and faith within themselves. For although from the time of her birth, she has been The One, she is still only one. Join Fallon as she faces down an old nemesis, sets her sights on the enemy's stronghold, and pursues her destiny by reserving this exciting fantasy conclusion in hardcover.

The best way to read The Rise of Magicks within the next two months is in hardcover, as libraries are prohibited from buying more than one ebook copy by publisher embargo. The audiobook is not currently available for libraries to purchase due to the same sort of policy from Blackstone Audio. Follow news about the embargo on sites such as Publisher's Weekly or eBooksForAll.org.
Occupied Paris, 1942. Just before he dies, a man being chased by the Gestapo hands off a strange-looking document to the unsuspecting novelist Paul Ricard. It looks like a blueprint of a part for a military weapon, one that might have important information for the Allied forces. Ricard realizes he must try to get the diagram into the hands of members of the resistance network. 
  
As Ricard finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into anti-Nazi efforts and increasingly dangerous espionage assignments, he travels to Germany and along the escape routes of underground resistance safe houses to spy on Nazi maneuvers. When he meets the mysterious and beautiful Leila, a professional spy, they begin to work together to get crucial information out of France and into the hands of the Allied forces in London.

Fans of spy novels with revel in the excellent execution of this tight WWII tale when they reserve a copy in hardcover, ebook, or mp3 audiobook with Fulton County Libraries.
In the newest installment of the FBI K-9 series that started with Lone Wolf, author Sara Driscoll serves up another volume of the hard-boiled detective fiction that keeps her readers coming back for more.

No Man's Land finds Meg Jennings and her K-9 companion, Hawk, exploring the ruins of a deserted building as an exciting way to sharpen their skills as part of the FBI's Human Evidence Team. But deep in the echoing rooms of an abandoned asylum, Hawk finds the body of an elderly woman. The victim couldn't have made her way into the derelict building on her own. Before forty-eight hours pass, Meg learns of more cases of elders found dead in neglected urban structures.

There's not enough evidence to link the deaths-yet. But Meg scents a pattern, and when she gets word of another senior gone missing, she and Hawk don't hesitate. Meg is sure a murderer is hunting the elderly, and she can prove it if she can just find a connection. It will take the expert coordination of her whole team, along with help from Clay McCord and Todd Webb, to uncover the means, let alone a motive.

Reserve a copy of No Man's Land in hardcover today and join the fast-growing number of Fulton County Library readers that call themselves fans of this exciting series.
WEEKLY GIVEAWAY

The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters
In 1991, Heather Cole and her friends were members of the Dead Girls Club. Obsessed with the macabre, the girls exchanged stories about serial killers and imaginary monsters, like the Red Lady, the spirit of a vengeful witch killed centuries before. Heather knew the stories were just that, until her best friend Becca began insisting the Red Lady was real--and she could prove it.

That belief got Becca killed.

It's been nearly thirty years, but Heather has never told anyone what really happened that night--that Becca was right and the Red Lady was real. She's done her best to put that fateful summer, Becca, and the Red Lady, behind her. Until a familiar necklace arrives in the mail, a necklace Heather hasn't seen since the night Becca died.

The night Heather killed her.

Now, someone else knows what she did...and they're determined to make Heather pay.

This book isn't available for sale or as a library book until December 10th, but you can win a print galley (a paperback used to promote the book before official release) of this title by emailing us within 24 hours of the New Books Newsletter email. Just put "Dead Girls" in the subject line of your email to Collection.Development@fultoncountyga.gov. We'll pick a winner at random from messages received between 8:30am Monday, 11/18/19 and 8:30am Tuesday, 11/19/19.

The winner will be notified via email and must be able to pick the book up at an AFPLS branch within one month. Just in case you aren't chosen, why not click here to reserve a copy with Fulton County Libraries? We'll be pleased to offer this title to all our readers on its release date.
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