New Fiction: “A Scandalous Countess” by Jo Beverly, this is a new novel in the Malloren World series. After a year of mourning for her husband who was killed in a duel, Lady Georgia Maybury returns to London and must deal with rumors of her past infidelities. Soon she is receiving romantic advances from the impoverished Lord Dracy.
“Margot” by Jillian Cantor, this is the story of what might have happened if Anne Frank’s sister had a hidden identity in a new country. Margie has many secrets to hide as she begins a new life. Will her secrets come out
“Someone Else’s Love Story” by Joshilyn Jackson, the story of love, loss, and love again. It was love at first sight when William Ashe stepped in front of Shandi and the gunman robbing the market. Shandi a single mom can’t believe someone would shield her and her son from danger. William still grieving the loss of his wife and daughter didn’t think twice about saving them. Is it their destiny?
“Influence” by Bentley Little, this is the story of a showdown with a powerful force of darkness. Ross Lowry moves into his cousin’s guest house in hopes of a little breathing room. When the citizens of Magdalena start to experiencing unnatural desires and the children begin to disappear Ross know the danger that is lurking and must stop it.
“Constance” by Rosie Thomas, this is the story of a woman who is dealing with her past. Connie was abandon by her mother only days after her birth. Growing up the only thing she knew was she and her sister didn’t look alike. As she comes of age she must deal with the fact she was abandoned.
“The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer, this story follows six artists from youth through middle age, exploring the roles that art, money, and envy can play in close friendships.
New Christian Fiction: “A Bride for Noah” by Lorie Copeland this is the first book in the Seattle Brides series. Evie jumps at the chance to start a new life. But a logging camp is no place for a woman. But lumberjack, Noah can’t get her off his mind. (Also in large print)
“The Prayer Box” by Lisa Wingate, this story of a young woman running from her past looking only to find peace. Tandi finds 81 beautifully decorated prayer boxes that contain notes with pieces of a life well lived. In them she may find the peace she is looking for.
New Mystery: “The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon” by Alexander McCall Smith, this is book 14 in the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency. Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business?
New Biographies: “The Heir Apparent: a Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince” by Jane Ridley, this is the story of the black sheep of Buckingham Palace to a matured wise and effective monarch.
“Elizabeth of York: a Tudor Queen and Her World” by Alison Weir, this is the story of the first Tudor queen, Henry’s Mother. This story spanned one of England’s most dramatic periods of time.
New Non-fiction: “All the Women of the Bible” by M.L. del Mastro, this is a treasury of information on Saints, sinners, harlots, and angels, over 400 stories about every woman in the bible.
“Servants” by Lucy Lethbridge, this is the downstairs history of Britain from the nineteenth century to modern times.
“Newton: an American Tragedy” by Matthew Lysiak, this is the heart breaking story of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.
“Jamie Deen’s Good Food” by Jamie Deen, this cookbook is full of family-friendly recipes, with a bonus of 17 pages of “Rooster’s Café” by Jack Deen, this has favorite recipes any kid would love to make.
“Heraldry” by Stefan Oliver, this is the ancient system of devising coats of arms and familial symbols that denote the owner’s genealogical background and trace their ancestry.
“Miracles and Massacres” by Glenn Beck, this is history as you’ve never heard it told before. These are the true and untold stories of the making of America.
New Audio Books: “Command Authority” by Tom Clancy, “Night Star” by Fern Michaels, and “Italian: The Short Course.”
New CDs: “Old Yellow Moon” by Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, and “Hammer Down” by The Steeldrivers.
New DVDs: “Fast & Furious 6,” and “The Smurfs 2.”
New TV Season: “Army Wives” season one.
TAX SERVICE: The RSVP will be here every Tuesday and Thursday, starting Feb. 4, to fill your taxes. You will need to call for an appointment 270-522-6301.
CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP: We will be starting a Caregiver’s Support Group, Jan. 28, 12:00-1:00 in the board room of the library. This group will meet every fourth Tuesday of the month. This group is open to anyone who is a care giver.
LEGO NIGHT: Come join us for a family night of fun, games - and LEGOs!! On Thursday, Feb. 27 (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.) we will be hosting a LEGO night! We will have games, building stations and more. Participants are asked to preregister at the front desk by Feb. 24. We are accepting donations of LEGOs for this event.
Closing: We will be closed Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. Happy Reading!
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.