During the French occupation of Mexico, the Luna sisters are sent to London for their safety, but the swirling skirts of the ballrooms mask the swirling storm of politics and danger that surround Ana María in the swoony romance "Ana María and The Fox" by Liana de la Rosa.
When new music by the late, great composer Frederick Delaney is found in his papers, researchers Hendricks and Eboni discover most of Delaney’s work was stolen from a jazz musician, a secret some will go to great lengths to ensure stays buried in "Symphony of Secrets" by Brendan Slocumb.
Calling all cooks and history buffs—by recreating recipes from ancient Rome to Ming China and medieval Europe—YouTube personality Max Miller explores the history and culture through the lens of food in "Tasting History: Explore the Past in 4,000 Years of Recipes (a cookbook)."
While a sightseeing trip to a nebula won’t happen this summer, astronomer Philip Plait imagines a future world where it could and gives us a science-filled travel guide to the cosmos in "Under Alien Skies: A Sightseer’s Guide to the Universe."
For middle grade readers, Jordan and his friends from Riverdale Academy Day School are back and navigating complicated friendships and next steps as well as a foreign country in "School Trip" by Jerry Craft. Don’t miss seeing Jerry Craft in person at Central Library on April 27 at 6 p.m.
Teen readers will be fascinated by the story of a Viking warrior mummy found in 1878, and how over a century later scientists discovered the presumed male warrior was actually female. In "Bones of Birka: Unraveling the Mystery of a Female Viking Warrior," C.M. Surrisi explores research bias and Viking history.