Warm up with Hot Reads for Cold Nights Reading Program

Celebrate Hot Reads Cold Nights at your local East Central Regional Library branch this winter. All 14 branches plus outreach locations of ECRL will be offering this winter adult reading program.

Read or listen to a book in print or on your computer, phone, or tablet and be eligible to win prizes. The program starts in January. Contact your local ECRL branch for more details regarding specific dates, prizes and participation guidelines or participate online.

The kids get all the fun during the summer, so now it’s time for the adults to have a turn. Warm up this winter by participating in ECRL’s Hot Reads Cold Nights program. The program is sponsored by ECRL, local Friends of the Library groups, and other local organizations.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights online entry form

New titles arriving soon

New titles have been added to the catalog. See if your favorite author has a book coming out this fall.


Author Title Pub. Date
Alexander, Tamera Christmas at Carnton 10/03/17
Austin, Lynn Where We Belong 10/03/17
Bradford, Barbara Taylor Secrets of Cavendon 11/21/17
Byler, Linda A Dog for Christmas 10/03/17
Chiaverini, Jennifer Enchantress of Numbers 12/05/17
Gray, Shelley Shepard The Gift 11/07/17
Hannon, Irene Dangerous Illusions 10/03/17
Klassen, Julie The Ladies of Ivy Cottage 12/05/17
Patterson, James The People vs. Alex Cross 11/20/17
Roberts, Nora Year One 12/05/17
Rollins, James The Demon Crown 12/05/17
Steel, Danielle Past Perfect 11/28/17
Wiseman, Beth Home All Along 9/26/17


New titles have been added to the catalog from your favorite authors.


Beaton, M. C. The Witches  Tree 10/03/17
Brown, Dan Origin 10/03/17
Carlson, Melody The Christmas Blessing 9/05/17
Carr, Robyn The Summer That Made Us 10/03/17
Chamberlain, Diane The Stolen Marriage 10/03/17
Coben, Harlan Don t Let Go 9/26/17
Coulter, Catherine Enigma 9/12/17
DeMille, Nelson The Cuban Affair 9/19/17
Eicher, Jerry S. Mary s Home 8/01/17
Eicher, Jerry S. Phoebe s Gift 8/01/17
Eicher, Jerry S. Silvia s Rose 8/01/17
Flynn, Vince Enemy of the State 9/05/17
Graham, Heather Wicked Deeds 9/19/17
Harris, Charlaine Sleep Like a Baby 9/26/17
Hart, Carolyn Ghost on the Case 10/03/17
Hilderbrand, Elin Winter Solstice 10/03/17
Hoffman, Alice The Rules of Magic 10/10/17
Karon, Jan To Be Where You Are 9/19/17
King, Stephen Sleeping Beauties 9/26/17
Macomber, Debbie Merry and Bright 10/03/17
Michaels, Fern Holly and Ivy 9/26/17
Michaels, Fern Need to Know 8/29/17
Miller, Linda Lael A Snow Country Christmas 9/26/17
Patterson, James Haunted 9/18/17
Sawyer, Kim Vogel Bringing Maggie Home : A Novel 9/05/17
Steel, Danielle Fairytale 10/10/17


New titles from your favorite authors!

New titles by your favorite authors are now in the catalog and ready for you to place your holds. See who has a new title coming out in the next few months.


Author Title Pub. Date
Alexander, Tamera To Wager Her Heart 8/08/17
Brunstetter, Wanda E. The Blessing 8/01/17
Chapman, Vannetta Light of Dawn 7/01/17
Clark, Mindy Starns My Daughter s Legacy 7/01/17
Coble, Colleen Beneath Copper Falls 7/11/17
Cook, Robin Charlatans 8/22/17
Cussler, Clive The Romanov Ransom 9/12/17
Dodd, Christina The Woman Who Couldn t Scream 9/05/17
Feehan, Christine Dark Legacy 9/05/17
Follett, Ken A Column of Fire 9/12/17
Gerritsen, Tess I Know a Secret 8/15/17
Grafton, Sue Y Is For– 8/22/17
Grisham, John Camino Island 6/06/17
Jance, Judith A. Proof of Life : A J. P. Beaumont Novel 9/05/17
Johnson, Craig The Western Star 9/05/17
Kellerman, Jonathan Crime Scene 8/29/17
King, Stephen Gwendy s Button Box 5/30/17
Krueger, William Kent Sulfur Springs 8/22/17
Le Carre, John A Legacy of Spies 9/05/17
Lewis, Beverly The Proving 9/05/17
Patterson, James The Housewife 9/05/17
Patterson, James The Store 8/14/17
Peterson, Tracie Cherished Mercy 9/05/17
Robb, J. D. Secrets in Death 9/05/17
Silva, Daniel House of Spies 7/11/17
Slaughter, Karin The Good Daughter 8/22/17
Snelling, Lauraine The Promise of Dawn 8/01/17
Steel, Danielle The Right Time 8/29/17



New titles added

Your summer reads have been added to the catalog! Sandra Brown, Michael Connelly, Iris Johansen, and more.

Author Title Pub. Date
Albert, Susan Wittig The General s Women 3/07/17
Andrews, Donna Gone Gull 8/01/17
Berg, Elizabeth The Story of Arthur Truluv 7/25/17
Box, C. J. Paradise Valley 7/25/17
Brown, Sandra Seeing Red 8/15/17
Brunstetter, Wanda E. The Farmers  Market Mishap 6/01/17
Carlson, Melody Under a Summer Sky : A Savannah Romance 6/06/17
Clipston, Amy The Beloved Hope Chest 5/09/17
Connelly, Michael The Late Show 7/18/17
Fairstein, Linda A. Deadfall 7/25/17
Graham, Heather Dark Rites 7/25/17
Gray, Shelley Shepard His Guilt 7/04/17
Hauck, Rachel The Writing Desk 7/11/17
Hoag, Tami The Boy 12/05/17
Hunter, Denise Sweetbriar Cottage 6/13/17
Johansen, Iris Look Behind You 7/18/17
Kenyon, Sherrilyn Dragonsworn 8/01/17
Macomber, Debbie Any Dream Will Do 8/08/17
McCall Smith, Alexander A Distant View of Everything 7/18/17
Patterson, James The Moores Are Missing 7/25/17
Scottoline, Lisa Exposed 8/15/17
Wiggs, Susan Map of the Heart 8/08/17
Witemeyer, Karen Heart on the Line 6/06/17
Woods, Stuart Barely Legal 8/08/17