new books

Hey! Hey! What do you say? Nothing says “Hooray!” like New Book Day!

Download this New Book Order Form (PDF) and return it to any desk in the Library. We would be happy to put any of these books on hold for you!

Other ways to place holds:

  • Call the Library at 262-532-8920
  • Email your name, library card number, and hold requests to
  • Click on any of the links below to log into our catalog and place the holds yourself

Featured New Releases

A House is a Body by Shruti Swamy

Dreams collide with reality, modernity with antiquity, and myth with identity in the twelve arresting stories of A House Is a Body. Set in the United States and India, they reveal small but intense moments of beauty, pain, and power that contain the world.

Place a hold on A House is a Body

Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle

Retired couple Lil and Frank seek to understand the parents they each lost as children. Lil sifts through letters, notes, and diary entries, and Frank visits the house where he lived as a boy. A young single mother, Shelley, lives there now, and Frank’s repeated visits trigger memories of her own family, memories she’d hoped to keep buried.

Place a hold on Hieroglyphics

Murder Most Sweet by Laura Jensen Walker

A new series set in Wisconsin! Baker Teddie St. John is walking her dog when she finds her missing silk scarf. Only problem: it’s tied tightly around the neck of a beautiful blond woman. Before you can say “Wisconsin kringle,” Teddie becomes a murder suspect. Can Teddie clear her name and deliver a killer’s just desserts?

Place a hold on Murder Most Sweet

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

Book 3 in the Jack McEvoy mystery series. When a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he’s previously encountered.

Place a hold on Fair Warning

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini

Kira Navárez dreamed of life on new worlds. Now she’s awakened a nightmare. During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, Kira finds an alien relic. At first she’s delighted, but elation turns to terror when the ancient dust around her begins to move and war erupts among the stars.

Place a hold on To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son by Michael Ian Black

Honest, funny, and hopeful, comedian Michael Ian Black’s heartfelt letter to his college-bound son skillfully navigates the complex gender issues of our time and delivers a poignant answer to an urgent question: How can we be, and raise, better men?

Place a hold on A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son



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