Fiction: Brooks, Karen. The Chocolate Maker's Wife. During the Restoration in England, Rosamund is given a life-changing opportunity--a chance to work in a chocolate house. Frantz, Laura. A Heart Adrift: A Novel. Haratischwili, Nino. The Eighth Life (For Brilka). A chocolate recipe handed down from one family member to the next brings happiness and a … Continue reading Compelling books about Chocolate
What is fascinating is the way Lunde compares the disappearance of bees, also known as colony collapse disorder, with the disintegration of family and natural bonds. This is a chilling speculative novel about what may happen if red flags about pollinators and the climate are ignored.
Foo, Stephanie. What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing From Complex Trauma. Morton, Kati. Traumatized: Identify, Understand, and Cope With PTSD. Naidoo, Uma. This Is Your Brain On Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods That Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD. Van Der Kolk, Bessel A. The Body Keeps Score: Brain, Mind, and Body.
A troubled girl and a widower strike up a friendship in Berg's heart felt novel, The Story of Aruthur Truluv. Unwed and pregnant, Maddie spends a lot of her time in cemeteries where widower Arthur Truluv has lunch everyday. Truluv has an uncanny of peering into the lives of the departed. Mostly, however, he goes … Continue reading The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg [Book Review]
Summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults coming on June 6. Read about the Summer Reading programs: https://www.rockwallcountytexas.com/DocumentCenter/View/8656/Library-Summer-2022-Newsletter
Chan, Jessamine. The School For Good Mothers. In Chan's dystopian novel, "bad" mothers, women who exhibit bad parenting skills, are sent to rehabilitation centers. Some parents, like Frida Liu, have only minor infractions yet they are still sent. Hirahara, Naomi. Clark and Division. Winner of the Mary Higgins Clark award and Lefty for Best Historical … Continue reading More great reads for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Rockwall County Library is having a special virtual program on decluttering this June. Don't miss Shannon Huneycutt, certified KonMari Consultant, Organizer, and Speaker's virtual program on the KonMari method on June 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Register here: https://forms.gle/9yyiSB6MCi1HEv7R9 If you need more ideas on how to declutter, look for these titles: Davidson, Jeffrey. Simpler … Continue reading Learn the KonMari Method with Us!
Ask how you can access digital comics and graphic novels with your Rockwall County Library card. There's comics for every age group: kids, teens, and adults.
Bertinelli, Valerie. Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today. Bongiorno, Karen. The ABCs of Being Mom. Casares, Whitney. The Working Mom Blueprint: Winning at Parenting Without Losing Yourself. Drummond, Ree. Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood. Falter, Suzanne. The Extremely Busy Woman's Guide To Self-Care. Taylor-Kabbaz, Amy. Mama Rising: Discovering the … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Fifty percent of Americans experience a diagnosable mental health condition at some point in their lives. Peruse these titles at Rockwall County Library that address mental health and social well-being. Amen, Daniel. You, Happier: The Seven Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good. Bock, Kenneth. Brain Inflamed: Uncovering the Hidden Causes of Anxiety. Brewer, Judson. Unwinding Anxiety: … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month