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Top 5 New Book Arrivals

The following titles are newly available at the Milford Town Library, according to the online news service Wowbrary.com.

The titles at are constantly being updated. According to an online service Wowbrary.com, which compiles lists of new titles at public libraries, Milford now has the following:

1. Catherine the Great: Portait of a Woman, By Robert K. Massie. From Random House.

"The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history.”

2. The Scottish Prisoner: A Lord John Novel, By Diana Gabaldon. From Delacorte Press.

"London, 1760. For Jamie Fraser, paroled prisoner-of-war in the remote Lake District, life could be worse: He’s not cutting sugar cane in the West Indies, and he’s close enough to the son he cannot claim as his own. But Jamie Fraser’s quiet existence is coming apart at the seams, interrupted first by dreams of his lost wife, then by the appearance of Tobias Quinn, an erstwhile comrade from the Rising."

3. Zero Day, By David Baldacci. From Grand Central Publishing.

"From David Baldacci-the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation.
John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U. S. Army's Criminal Investigative Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable drive to find the truth.”

4. Crossed (Matched), By Ally Condi.  From Dutton Juvenile.

"The hotly awaited second book in the dystopian Matched trilogy.
In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of who to share it with, Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky--taken by the Society to his certain death-only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues in his wake."

5. Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade, By Melissa Sweet. From Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.

"Who invented the first balloons for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these “upside-down puppets”? In brilliant collage illustrations, the award-winning artist Melissa Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America — the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Parade."

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