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Everybody Counts by Kristin Roskifte

Everybody Counts is so much more than just a children’s counting book!  The colorful illustrations on each page portray a variety of people in both humorous and grave everyday situations.  Each picture counts an increasing number of people; four in a band; twelve at a birthday party; thirty in a park, etc., but this is only one aspect of the book.  There is also a clever puzzle to be solved.
 

Chaos Theory by Rich Restucci

The walking dead are tearing through the world.  An unlikely man with the gift – or curse? – of immunity, and an equally unlikely group of survivors struggle to remain uninfected.  The group – a convict, a Sasquatch-sized mute genius, and a young girl – must pull together to fight off thousands of slow-walking, brain-eating zombies, and hundreds of their much faster and smarter cousins, the “runners,” in order to find some semblance of a normal life.  Unfortunately, the walking and running dead aren’t the only dangers in this world.
 

Unseen City by Amy Shearn

Meg Rhys is a textbook example of a “spinster librarian”. In her forties, she spends most of her time in the local history stacks of the Brooklyn Public Library, and the rest of the time living hermetically in her apartment with her dead sister’s cat and her dead sister’s ghost, staunchly resistant to any suggestions of change. Enter Ellis Williams, a charming library patron seeking assistance in figuring out whether his family’s home might have a ghost of its own.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant by Veronica Peerless

Did you bond with your houseplants during the pandemic, but haven’t had any luck keeping your greenery green?  Then you may want to check out this user-friendly guide to caring for some of the most commonly grown houseplants.  This book begins with general potting guidelines, then arranges information for specific plants by type.  It outlines the basics on everything a plant needs to thrive in easily understood bullet points.  You’ll get details of light, temperature, soil, water and feeding along with tips on possible problem areas, such as disease and insect pests, without being overwhelm

The Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn

The Bridgerton family is well-known in Regency London society; eight siblings, named in alphabetical order, each handsome and beautiful and full of personality. Each book in the series follows a sibling as they (willingly or unwillingly) find their true love. If you’re a fan of soapy romance, period dramas, or Jane Austen, you’ll surely find a story to love in this series.