Hot Days, Cool Reads

Hot Days, Cool Reads

Do you need to beat the heat and humidity? Check out one of these books today. Featuring winter snow and ice in all their chilling glory, these books are sure to cool you down this August. Click the link in the title to place a hold on an item today! Stop by the library beginning August 1st to view a display table with even more cool reads. The table is located near the adult services reference desk. We highly encourage you to check out our display books. We love it when you do! 🙂

Hot Days, Cool ReadsThe Ice Lion by Kathleen O’Neal Gear

This cli-fi novel from a notable archaeologist and anthropologist explores a frozen future where archaic species struggle to survive an apocalyptic Ice Age.

Teen members of a group of archaic humans, Lynx and Quiller, flee the increasing coldness and monstrous predators for a new land, where they meet a strange old man who tells them how to save the world. (from Novelist)

Black Ice by Carin Gerhardsen

January in Gotland. The days are short, the air is cold, and all the roads are covered in snow. On a deserted, icy backroad, these wintery conditions will soon bring together a group of strangers with a force devastating enough to change their lives forever when, in the midst of a brief period, a deadly accident and two separate crimes leave victims in their wake. Four years later a single phone call is all it takes to bring back the terror of that day and to set in motion a plot for revenge.

Fast Ice by Clive Cussler

After a former NUMA colleague disappears while researching the icebergs of Antarctica, Kurt Austin and his assistant Joe Zavala embark for the freezing edge of the world to investigate. Even as they confront perilous waters and frigid temperatures, they are also are up against a terrifying man-made weapon–a fast-growing ice that could usher in a new Ice Age.

Terminal Freeze by Lincoln Child

Enduring a harsh existence as day laborers, orphaned brothers Gig and Rye Dolan are drawn to a feminist activist and a vaudeville singer whose experiences reflect an unjust world on the brink of upheaval.

Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen

Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli receives the grim news that Maura’s charred body has been found in a mountain ravine. Shocked and grieving, Jane is determined to learn what happened to her friend. The investigation plunges Jane into the twisted history of Kingdom Come, Wyoming, where a gruesome discovery lies buried beneath the snow.

The Snowman by Jo Nesbø

Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found on a mysteriously built snowman, a case that is complicated by subsequent abductions and a menacing letter.