Immerse yourself in a new book at the East Morgan County Library District. Here are just two of the books we have to offer our customers.
I must betray you by RutaSepetys
This book is in the Young Adults section of the Brush Library.
Set in Romania in 1989, communist regimes are collapsing across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians are not free to dream; they are bound by rules and by force.
Amid the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceauescu in a country ruled by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police into becoming an informant. He’s left with two choices: betray everyone and everything he loves, or use his position to creatively undermine Eastern Europe’s most notoriously evil dictator.
Cristian risks everything to unmask the truth behind the regime, give voice to his Romanian compatriots and expose to the world what is happening in his country. He eagerly joins the revolution to fight for change when the time comes. But what is the price of freedom? (Good reads)
“The Day of Death” by Vaseem Khan
An adult fiction book, this one can be found at the beginning of the fiction section in Brush’s library.
A murdered man. A missing treasure. Persis must solve the riddle to find the killer – or die trying…
Set in Bombay in 1950, India’s first female detective, Persis Wadia, is summoned to the 150-year-old Bombay Royal Asiatic Society at Horniman Circle. The society’s preeminent treasure, a priceless manuscript of Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” is gone, as is the society’s chief curator, William Huxley, an Englishman with a passion for Indian history.
Tasked with recovering an item for which Benito Mussolini once offered a million pounds, Persis soon uncovers a string of murders and a trail of tantalizing coded clues that lead her to the dark heart of a conspiracy… (Good reads)
This weekly article is written by staff at the East Morgan County Library in Brush.