5 New Titles at the Birmingham's Baldwin Public Library

'Mrs. Lincoln's Rival' by Jennifer Chiaverini, and 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd are among the recent releases available at the Baldwin Public Library.

'Mrs. Lincoln's Rival' is among the new releases at the Baldwin Public Library.
'Mrs. Lincoln's Rival' is among the new releases at the Baldwin Public Library.

Need a little action, suspense or adventure to get you through the week? The Baldwin Public Library has just what you need with the latest batch of new arrivals.

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives.

Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini

The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Jennifer Chiaverini, is back to reveal the famous First Lady's very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague.

The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell

Uhtred, once Alfred's great warrior but now out of favor with the new king, must lead a band of outcasts north to recapture his old family home, Bebbanburg.

River Road by Jayne Ann Krentz

When Director Yadin learns of a mysterious connection between Ouyang Jidan, a senior member of China's Politburo, and a recently deceased Mexican drug lord, he asks Jason Bourne to investigate.

Standup Guy by Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington's newest client does not seem the type to bring mayhem in his wake. A polite, well-deported gentleman, he comes to Stone seeking legal expertise on an unusual--and potentially lucrative--dilemma. Stone points him in the right direction and sends him on his way, but it's soon clear Stone hasn't seen the end of the case.

The information for this post was provided by Birmingham Patch reader Josh Rouan of the Baldwin Public Library.


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