Off the shelves


“Becoming Ella Fitzgerald”

The following items are available at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Descriptions are provided by the publisher, unless otherwise noted. For more information on the library’s collection or to reserve a title, visit

“The Fury”

Fiction: “The Fury” by Alex Michaelides

Spending Easter with Lana Farrar, a reclusive ex-movie star and one of the most famous women in the world, on her idyllic private Greek island, her guests, concealing hatred and desire for revenge, become trapped when the night ends in violence and murder.

Nonfiction: “Becoming Ella Fitzgerald: The Jazz Singer Who Transformed American Song” by Judith Tick

A biography that reclaims Ella Fitzgerald as a major American artist and modernist innovator.

“Hush, Little Rocket”

Youth: “Hush, Little Rocket” by Mo O’Hara

Set to the tune of “Hush, Little Baby,” this perfect bedtime picture book introduces children to the solar system while lulling them into a slumber filled with cosmic dreams.