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New Books at Lake Wales Public Library - Week of Aug. 10

The Lake Wales Public Library, with the assistance of, has revived a tradition that existed in our local weekly newspaper for many years, the publication of a sampling of new books available at our library. The list will be updated weekly.

The Lake Wales Public Library continues to offer safe door-side pickup of materials during our current hours of operation. Call the library to request that holds are placed on items for pickup at the Lake Wales Public Library, or safely delivered via mail through the Polk County Library Cooperative's BMail service.

Feeling adventurous, library staff will be happy to "shop our shelves" for you, selecting materials that you might like.

You can place holds via the library's website,, click the My Account button at the top of our homepage. Download the new Polk County Library Cooperative mobile app. Search the Apple Store or Play Store for the Polk County Library Cooperative mobile app.

You will need your library card number and PIN number to place holds with the app or online.

For assistance call the Lake Wales Public Library, 863.678.4004, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. or email [email protected] with questions or comments.

NEW Books Week of Aug. 10


Burdette, Lucy - The Key Lime Crime: A Key West Food Critic Mystery

Burke, James Lee - A Private Cathedral: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

Carrey, Jim - Memoirs and Misinformation: A Novel

Frazier, Jean Kyou - Pizza Girl: A Novel

Horowitz, David - BLITZ: Trump Will Smash the Left and Win

Jance, Judith A. - Dismissed with Prejudice: A J.P. Beaumont Novel

Jewell, Tiffany - This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

Johnson, Victoria - American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic

Lawson, Shayla - This is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls and Being Dope

Lippman, Laura - My Life as a Villainess

Miranda, Megan - The Girl from Widow Hills

Patterson, James - The Midwife Murders

Rochon, Farrah - The Boyfriend Project

Roker, Al - You Look So Much Better in Person

Sager, Riley - Home Before Dark

Swain, James - Bad News Travels

Thomas, Jodi - Breakfast at the Honey Creek Café

Trebek, Alex - The Answer is....Reflections on My Life

Tye, Larry - Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy


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