The following fiction and nonfiction titles are available at Baltimore County Public Library as of April 27.

"Stronger" by Jeff Bauman

As we arrive at the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, it's time to reminisce. This victim of the bombings does not sugar-coat his story, but that doesn't make it any less compelling. Also available on audiobook and large type.

"Never Say Goodbye" by Susan Lewis

Josie has trouble making ends meet. Bel is independently wealthy. When they cross paths, a friendship is formed.

"The Homesick Texan's Family Table" by Lisa Fain

A cookbook with 125 delicious Tex-Mex recipes in the comfort food family, complete with mouthwatering pictures.

"The Word Exchange" by Alena Graedon

In a not-so-distant future, our love of gadgets begins to render language obsolete. A very frightening - and realistic - debut novel.

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