Here is a list of the new books that Upshur County Public Library has purchased for the next month. Please give the circulation desk a call at (304)473-4219, log on to our catalog, or stop in and ask to place a hold on these books.  If something is not on this list that you would like us to have, please suggest it to a staff member, or consider donating the book to the library.

Adult Fiction

October 2018

Date of Release Author Title Series
October 30, 2018
Michael Connelly Dark Sacred Night Bosch and Ballard, #1
Sarah Graves Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Death by Chocolate mystery, #1
Stephen King Elevation
Diana Palmer Wyoming Legend
Ann Snoekstra The Spite Game


November 2018

Date of Release Author Title Series
November 6, 2018
Jeffrey Archer Heads You Win
Suzanne Brockmann Night Watch
Lee Child Past Tense Jack Reacher, #23
Mary Higgins Clark You Don’t Own Me Under Suspicion, #6
Ann Cleeves The Seagull Vera Stanhope, #8
Richard Paul Evans The Noel Stranger Noel novels, #2
Patricia Harman Once a Midwife Hope River novels, #3
Joanne Harris A Pocketful of Crows
Denise Hunter On Magnolia Lane Blue Ridge Romance, #3
Liane Moriarty Nine Perfect Strangers
Randall Silvis First the Thunder
Lauraine Snelling A Season of Grace Under Northern Skies, #3
Sally Spencer The Golden Mile to Murder
November 13th, 2018
Daniel Abraham A Shadow in Summer, A Betrayal in Winter, An Autumn War, The Price of Spring The Long Price Quartet, #’s 1-4
David Baldacci Long Road to Mercy Atlee Pine, #1
Elizabeth Berg Night of Miracles
Ken Bruen In the Galway Silence
Amy Clipston A Seat by the Hearth Amish Homestead, #3
Jeffrey Deaver The Cutting Edge Lincoln Rhyme novel, #14
Allen Eskens The Shadows We Hide
Janet Evanovich Look Alive Twenty-Five Stephanie Plum, #25
Stella Rimington The Moscow Sleepers Liz Carlyle novel, #10
S. M. Stirling The Sky-Blue Wolves Change series, #15
Will Thomas Blood is Blood Barker & Llewelyn novel, #10
November 20th, 2018
Barbara Taylor Bradford Master of His Fate Falconer, #1
Rita Mae Brown Homeward Hound Sister Jane, #11
Steven F. Havill Lies Come Easy Posadas County mystery, #23
Stuart MacBride Now We are Dead
George R. R. Martin Fire & Blood: 300 Years before A Game of Thrones History of House Targaryen, #1
James Patterson Target: Alex Cross Alex Cross novels, #24
Danielle Steel Beauchamp Hall
Adriana Trigiani Tony’s Wife
November 27th, 2018
Marc Cameron Tom Clancy: Oath of Office Jack Ryan novel, #19
W. Bruce Cameron A Dog’s Way Home
Beth Gutcheon The Affliction
Karen Harper Silent Scream
Louise Penny Kingdom of the Blind Chief Inspector Gamache novel, #14


Date of Release Author Title Series
David Bell Somebody’s Daughter
Suzanne Brockmann Some Kind of Hero
Catherine Coulter The Sixth Day
Paul Doiron Stay Hidden
Lisa Gardner Look for Me
Emily Giffin All We Ever Wanted
Matt Goldman Gone to Dust
Stephen King Elevation
Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown
Debboe Macomber Alaskan Holiday
Marcia Muller The Dangerous Ladies’ Affair
James Patterson The 17th Suspect
Joel Rosenberg The Kremlin Conspiracy
Daniel Silva The Other Woman


Easy/Picture Books
Date of Release Author Title Series
Jean Abernethy Fergus and the Night Before Christmas
Mac Barnett Square
John Cena Elbow Grease
Eoin Colfer Illegal
Mike Curato Merry Christmas, Little Elliott
Matt de la Pena Love
James Dean Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas
Junot Diaz Islandborn
Sue Fliess Mrs. Claus Takes the Reins
Kevin Henkes In the Middle of Fall
Kate McMullan I’m Tough
Kate McMullan How Do You Take a Bath?
David McPhail Jump
Yuyi Morales Dreamers
Alexandra Penfold All are Welcome
Patricia Polacco Holes in the Sky
Maudie Powell-Tuck Last Stop on the Reindeer Express
April Pulley-Sayre Best in Snow
Aaron Reynolds Nerdy Birdy Tweets
Sherri Duskey Rinker Construction Site on Christmas Night
Cynthia Rylant Little Penguins
Tammi Sauer Wordy Birdy
Brianna Caplan Sayres Where do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?
Annie Silvestro The Christmas Tree Who Loved Trains
Lane Smith A Perfect Day
Ezra David Stein Honey
Adam Wallace How to Catch a Turkey
Lisa Wheeler Dino-Christmas
Mo Willems I Lost My Tooth!
Karma Wilson Bear Can’t Sleep
Jacqueline Woodson Harbor Me
Jane Yolen Crow Not Crow


Juvenile Fiction
Date of Release Author Title Series
Cressida Cowell Twice Magic The Wizards of Once, #2
Stuart Gibbs Spy School Goes South Spy School, #6
Adam Gidwitz Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot Unicorn Rescue Society, #3
Erin Hunter Blood and Bone Bravelands, #3
Erin Hunter The Raging Storm Warriors: A Vision of Shadows, #6
Jeff Kinney The Meltdown Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #13
Mike Lupica No Slam Dunk
Brandon Mull Wrath of the Dragon King Dragonwatch, #2
James Patterson The Genius Experiment Max Einstein, #1
Rick Riordan The Dark Prophecy Trials of Apollo, #2
Rachel Renee Russell Tales from a Not So Happy Birthday Dork Diaries, #13
Dana Simpson Unicorn Theater Phoebe and her Unicorn
Thea Stilton The Secret of the Crystal Fairies Thea Stilton Special Edition, #7
Jacqueline West The Collectors


Young Adult Fiction
Date of Release Author Title Series
Jennifer Lynn Barnes Little White Lies Debutantes, #1
P. C. Cast Wind Rider Tales of a New World, #3
Ashley Elston The Lying Woods
Cynthia Hand The Afterlife of Holly Chase
Hajiame Isayama Attack on Titan Season 3, part 1
Marissa Meyer Archenemies Renegades, #2
Brandon Sanderson Skyward Skyward, #1
Sara Shepard Last Seen Amateurs, #3
Rei Toma The Water Dragon’s Bride Volumes 3 & 4