• Kaitlyn Andrews

What's New in the High School Library?

What’s new in the high school media center? Well, there’s something for every reader out there! Over 50 new books were just added to the library!


For non-fiction fans, there’s a lot to choose from!

Want a story from right here in Michigan? The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and The Murder of an American Monarch - a book by Miles Harvey about a charismatic young lawyer who controlled a fourth of the state of Michigan, practiced plural marriages and established a pirate colony where he perpetrated thefts, corruption, and frauds of all kinds.


Want some thrill and excitement? Read Three Ordinary Girls: The Remarkable Story of Three Dutch teenagers who became Spies, Saboteurs, Nazi Assassins--and WWII Heroes. A story by Tim Brady within the Nazi-occupied Netherlands!


Want a survivor story? Try Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey. A personal memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother.


If fiction stories are more up your alley then there are many options on those shelves! If you're interested in fantasy-supernatural fiction, be sure to check out: Soulswift by Megan Bannen, Master of One: by Dani Bennett and Jaida Jones; The Crave Series all by Tracy Wolff (three books!), The Bright and the Pale by Jessica Rubinkowski , and Game Changer By Tommy Greenwald


Want some mystery solving? Try Throwaway Girls by Andrea Contos, or find out your whole life is a lie in Past Perfect Life by Elizabeth Eulberg. Broken hearts? Maybe in This is My Brain in Love by I. W. Gregorio. A sprinkle of some murder maybe?? Try The Silence of Bones by June Hur.


Many new graphic novels - over a hundred now in the catalog! Check out all The Mortal Instruments graphic novels by Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis - so good!

Did you love reading the poetry in Masnavi by Rumi? Three new books should give you some good choices.


And two memoirs NOT TO MISS! The Dead Inside: A True Story - the author recounts her sixteen months living in a drug rehabilitation facility, after having run away at the age of fourteen.

Then there is Crying in H Mart: A memoir about growing up Korean-American, the only Asian-American kid at her school in Eugene, Oregon. losing her mother, and then forging her own identity. A story of family, food, grief, and endurance.


Check out every book the Spring Lake Library has to offer by logging into the Destiny catalog. Easy link right here- https://destiny2.muskegonisd.org/common/servlet/presenthomeform.do?l2m=Home&tm=Home&l2m=Home