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New Titles in the Library

Adult Fiction

  • SpyMaster – Brad Thor

  • Clock Dance – Anne Tyler

  • The Sinners – Ace Atkins

  • Double Blind – Iris Johansen

  • The Other Woman  – Daniel Silva

  • The Good Fight – Danielle Steel

  • A Steep Pride – Robert Dugoni

Young Adult/Junior Fiction

  • Broken Beautiful Hearts  – Kami Garcia

  • Camp Baby Mouse – Jennifer Holm

  • Gathering Blue – Lois Lowry

  • Digging for Trouble – Linda Fairstein

Featured Author of the Month

 Brad Thor

This month’s featured author is Brad Thor. Bradley George "Brad" Thor Jr.

(born August 21, 1969) is an American thriller novelist, and putative Republican presidential candidate challenging Donald Trump in the 2020 United States presidential election. He is the author of The Lions of Lucerne, The First Commandment, The Last Patriot, and other novels. His latest novel in the Harvath series, Spymaster, was released in June 2018. Thor's novels have been published in countries around the world. He also contributed a short story entitled "The Athens Solution" to the James Patterson-edited anthology, Thriller. Thor also makes frequent appearances on Fox News and The Blaze.

Thor was born and raised in Chicago, and lived in Park City, Utah for eight years.

Thor is a graduate of the Sacred Heart Schools, the Francis W. Parker School (Chicago), and the University of Southern California (cum laude), where he studied creative writing under author T.C. Boyle.

Prior to becoming a novelist, he was the award-winning creator, producer, writer, and host of the national public television series Traveling Lite.

Thor is a member of The Heritage Foundation and has spoken at their national headquarters on the need for robust missile defense. Thor is a Fellow of the Alexandrian Defense Group, and is a frequent television and cable news commentator.


Brad Thor