NaNoWriMo at APL

November is National Novel Writing Month!

Andover Library will have Write In hours from 6-7pm every Wednesday, with published local author KT Hannah in attendance. Bring your novel — or memoir, poems, anything! Meet other creative people and experiment with various writing games and prompts. Get encouragement to meet your word goals.

Writers of all ages welcome. For more information, check out the official NaNoWriMo website.

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New Items 10/25


  • Crooked River by Valerie Geary
  • High Heat by Richard Castle
  • Becky Meets Her Match by Linda Byler
  • The Singularity Race by Mark De Castrique
  • The Captive Heart by Michelle Griep
  • Smoke and Mirrors by Elly Griffiths
  • Firewalk by Chris Roberson
  • Paris For One by Jojo Moyes
  • Cakewalk by Rita Mae Brown
  • A Gambler’s Anatomy by Jonathan Lethem
  • A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
  • The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna Van Praag
  • IQ by Joe Ide
  • Escape Clause by John Sanford
  • Stolen by Daniel Palmer
  • Night Watch by Iris Johansen
  • The Whistler by John Grisham
  • King’s War by Maurice Broaddus
  • An Amish Family Christmas by Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Pharaoh by Wilbur Smith
  • A Baxter Family Christmas by Karen Kingsbury
  • Mistletoe Murder by P.D. James
  • Sex, Lies, and Serious Money by Stuart Woods



  • First Time Knitting by Carri Hammett
  • The Singing Bones by Shaun Tan
  • Nujeen by Nujeen Mustafa
  • Moscow Nights by Nigel Cliff
  • Why They Do It by Eugene Soltes
  • I Am Brian Wilson by Brian Wilson
  • Natalie Wood: Reflections on a Legendary Life
  • The Witch’s Mirror by Mickie Mueller
  • Wildlife Spectacles by Vladimir Dinets
  • We Wanted Workers by George Borjas
  • John Lennon vs. The USA by Leon Wildes
  • Truevine by Beth Macy
  • DK Top 10 Paris
  • DK Top 10 Rome
  • Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction by Benjamin Percy
  • The Lion in the Living Room by Abigail Tucker
  • The Attention Merchants by Tim Wu
  • Go Ahead, Make My Drink by Anthony Marinese
  • Buffering by Hannah Hart
  • Hungry Heart by Jennifer Weiner
  • Unmentionable by Therese ONeill
  • Pearl Harbor from LIFE Magazine
  • The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows by Brian Castner


Young Adult

  • And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich
  • Be Good Be Real Be Crazy by Chelsey Philpot
  • The Row by J.R. Johansson
  • The Memory of Light by Francisco Stork
  • What Light by Jay Asher
  • The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
  • One Was Lost by Natalie Richards
  • The Midnight Star by Marie Lu
  • Replica by Lauren Oliver
  • Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Griffin
  • Black Widow: Red Vengeance by Margaret Stohl
  • Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland
  • Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
  • Goldenhand by Garth Nix
  • Nemesis by Anna Banks
  • Catacomb by Madeleine Roux
  • Girls Like Me by Lola Stvil
  • Beast by Brie Spangler
  • The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout
  • A Tyranny of Petticoats by Jessica Spotswood
  • The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters
  • Sanctum by Madeleine Roux
  • The Sleeping Prince by Melinda Salisbury
  • Gemina by Amie Kaufman
  • Moon Chosen by P.C. Cast
  • The Rains by Gregg Hurwitz
  • A Taste for Monsters by Matthew Kirby
  • Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig
  • The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
  • The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia
  • Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel
  • Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet
  • Firstlife by Gena Showalter
  • Wrecked by Maria Padian
  • Scrooge #worstgiftever by Charles Dickens
  • Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King
  • The Catalyst by Helena Coggan
  • Ashes by Laurie Anderson
  • We Know it Was You by Maggie Thrash
  • Hotel for the Lost by Suzanne Young


  • Hate Crimes in the Heartland
  • Caring for Mom & Dad
  • The Brain
  • Of Men and War
  • Arrow Season 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Our Kind of Traitor
  • Independence Day: Resurgence
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New Items 10/5


  • Mercury by Margot Livesey
  • Sweet Tomorrow by Debbie Macomber
  • The Amish Christmas Kitchen by Kelly Long
  • A Sister’s Wish by Shelley Gray
  • Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra
  • The Girl in the Castle by Santa Montefiore
  • Broken Trust by W.E.B. Griffin
  • Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
  • Cloud Bound by Fran Wilde
  • A Change of Heart by Sonali Dev
  • Missing by James Patterson
  • The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl
  • Vixen by Bill Pronzini
  • Taken by Lisa Harris
  • Navy Seal Noel by Liz Johnson
  • Montana Wrangler by Charlotte Carter
  • In Pursuit of a Princess by Lenora Worth
  • The Secret Princess by Rachelle McCalla
  • The Husband Hunt by Karen Kirst
  • Married by Christmas by Karen Kirst
  • Covert Christmas by Hope White
  • Holiday Defenders by Debby Giusti
  • Out for Justice by Carol Post
  • Her Christmas Guardian by Shirlee McCoy
  • The Yuletide Rescue by Margaret Daley
  • Season of the Heart by Dorothy Clark
  • Big Sky Daddy by Linda Ford
  • Cold Case Justice by Sharon Dunn
  • Keeping Faith by Hannah Alexander
  • Family for Christmas by Winnie Griggs
  • Danger in Amish Country by Marta Perry
  • A Place of Refuge by Janet Barton
  • High-Stakes Holiday Reunion by Christy Barritt
  • Her Mistletoe Protector by Laura Scott
  • Christmas Cover-Up by Lynette Eason
  • Collateral Damage by Hannah Alexander
  • Plain Peril by Alison Stone
  • The Lawman Returns by Lynette Eason
  • Texas K-9 Unit Christmas by Shirlee McCoy
  • To Save Her Child by Margaret Daley
  • Big Sky Homecoming by Linda Ford



  • Irena’s Children by Tilar Mazzeo
  • Time Travel by James Gleick
  • Wild Things, Wild Places by Jane Alexander
  • Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn
  • Unclobber by Colby Martin
  • Moving Beyond Betrayal by Vicki Palmer
  • The End of Dieting by Joel Fuhrman
  • The Conservative Heart by Arthur Brooks
  • Chocolate Epiphany by François Payard



  • The Highlander by Kerrigan Byrne
  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue


Young Adult

  • The Fever Code by James Dashner
  • Like a River Glorious by Rae Carson



  • Warcraft
  • Central Intelligence
  • The Big Bang Theory Season 9
  • Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in his own words
  • Pele
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New YA Books 9/20

  • Phantom Limbs by Paula Garner
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • As I Descended by Robin Talley
  • The Game of Love and Death by Martha BrockenBrough
  • It Looks like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt
  • Below by Jason Chabot
  • The Kingslayer by Becker, Virginia
  • Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas
  • When by Victoria Laurie
  • Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
  • Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
  • Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard
  • Dark Horses by Von Ziegesar Cecily
  • Diplomatic Immunity by Brodi Ashton
  • The Devil You Know by Doller Trish
  • Hunter by Mercedes Lackey
  • Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter
  • The Bad Decisions Playlist by Michael Rubens
  • Elite by Mercedes Lackey
  • The Cat King of Havana by Tom Crosshill
  • The Reader by Traci Chee
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