New books available from the Miami Public Library.

Armageddon File by Stephen Coonts

When a new President-elect's chief of staff discovers evidence of vote tampering, the validity of the election is brought into question at the same time the agendas of dangerous adversaries are revealed.

Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide by Joy Neighbors

Cemeteries are crucial for any genealogist's search, and this book will help you discover tools for locating tombstones, tips for traipsing through cemeteries, an at-a-glance guide to frequently used gravestone icons, and practical strategies for on-the-ground research.

It’s All Relative by A. J. Jacobs

The best-selling author of The Year of Living Biblically traces his three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Lilli de Jong by Janet Benton

Banished from her Quaker home and teaching job after being abandoned by her lover, a pregnant woman gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in 1883 Philadelphia and refuses to give the child up, braving moral condemnation and poverty in her resolve to support her baby.

The Mindful Way to a Good Night’s Sleep by Tzivia Gover

A certified dream specialist, combining the aspects of dream work and mindfulness, presents an all-natural wellness program—which includes lifestyle advice, yoga poses, simple meditations, journaling prompts, breathing exercises and more—that aims to foster restful sleep and positive dreaming.

Slow Cook Modern by Liana Krissoff

Liana Krissoff offers modern slow cooker recipes that are sophisticated, full of flavor and spice, and thoughtfully designed for those who wish to use their slow cookers on weekdays, when they can leave the Crock-Pot on all day.

The Spark by David Drake

Pal, a rural youth who can wield weapons of the ancient civilization, heads to the capital, Dun Add, to seek out the Leader and to become a Champion and maintain law and justice in this universe and beyond.

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

Ellery Hathaway, a police officer who hides her identity as a serial killer's only surviving victim, fears that someone has discovered her secret when three people from her quiet town disappear, and reaches out to the FBI agent who saved her years earlier for help.

Wolf’s Revenge by Lachlan Smith

Attorney Leo Maxwell defends a young woman who was manipulated into murdering a white supremacist in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, bringing unexpected trouble to his own family.

World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018 by Sarah Janssen

Containing thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere, the 2018 150th anniversary edition of a best-selling reference reviews the events of 2017, providing information and trivia in areas from history and sports to geography, pop culture and much more.