April is a dog’s dream
The soft grass is growing
The sweet breeze is blowing
So no excuse now.
We’re going to the park….sounds like my dream too! But, I’m going to take one of “Pam’s Picks” with me. My fiction picks are not April Fools jokes. “Winter Garden” by Kristin Hannah, and “Last Snow” by Eric Van Lustbader. Yes, my spring picks.
My Non-fiction picks are “Ciao Italia” by Mary Ann Esposito, this is a five ingredient quick and delicious Italian cookbook. Just to make sure you know it’s spring, one more gardening book, “365 Days of Garden Color” by Sunset House, this book will keep your garden in bloom all year round.
New Christian Fiction: “The Lightkeeper’s Daughter” by Colleen Coble, this is the first book in the new Mercy Falls series. Addie grow up on a remote island, and as the lightkeeper’s daughter, her life was hard. So when a relative finds her and asks her to work as a governess, she is happy to do so.
But Eaton Hall is not what she was hoping for. Nothing is as it should be, not the family, not the child she cares for, not even the man’s she’s attracted to. As she gets closer to the truth, Addie must face her enemy, as she discovers that her faith is stronger than she thinks.
New Large Print: “The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake, this is Blake’s debut novel, set in America just before World War II. Iris James and Emma Trask are both new to the Cape Cod area. Iris is the new postmistress and Emma is a newlywed.
The two follow American reporter Frankie Bard on the radio as she delivers news from London and elsewhere in Europe. Emma waits for her husband to return who is stationed in England. Both are awaiting the arrival of something special in their lives, but will both receive it?
New Non-fiction: “American Credit Repair” by Trevor Rhodes, this book has everything you need to know about repairing your credit.
“Head First Statistics” by Dawn Griffiths, this is a brain friendly guide. It teaching you everything you want and need to know about statistics through engaging, interactive, and thought-provoking material, full of puzzles, stories, quizzes, visual aids, and real-world examples.
New Travel Book: “Fodor’s 2010 Alaska” if you are planning a trip to Alaska or you are just dreaming about a trip to Alaska this is your book.
New Audio Book on CD: “The Sound and the Fury” by William Faulkner, this is a new addition to our classic audio collection.
BIG BOOK SALE: We will be having our Spring Book Sale this weekend. Thursday & Friday, April 15 & 16, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., April 17, 9 a.m. – 12 noon. We have a lot of new books in this sale. The Bookmobile Garage is bursting at the seams. This will be a great time to get a lot of bargains.
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.