A newer author, Sarah Blake with “The Postmistress,” set in the 1940’s, during the war in Europe before the U.S. was involved. My “Non-fiction Pick” “Game Change” by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, about Obama, the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the race of a lifetime.
New Fiction: “Secret Whispers” by V. C. Andrews, this is the second book in the Heavenstone series. Caught in a whirlpool of scandal and betrayal, Semantha Heavenstone returns to her Kentucky home. It seems no matter where she goes she is haunted by voices from the grave.
“The Ghost War” by Alex Berenson, CIA agent John Wells is back in this new thriller.
Wells’ assignment involves ferreting out a CIA mole. When it becomes clear that the mole is selling secrets to the Chinese, Wells tries to recover a CIA undercover agent in North Korea.
Wells feels confusion and despair at the realization that a conflict between world powers may be imminent, and there seems to be nothing he can do to stop it.
“Altar of Eden” by James Rollins, this is a scientific thriller. Dr. Lorna Polk, a researcher at a high-tech facility dedicated to preserving endangered species, teams up with a border patrol officer, Jack Menard, to track down the people responsible for a boatload of genetically modified animals found beached on a small island near the coast.
The two must hunt for a beast that escaped the shipwreck before it threatens not only the world but also the very foundation of what it means to be human.
New Christian Fiction: “The Choice” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, this is book one in the new Lancaster County Secrets series. This book uncovers the sweet simplicity of the Amish community and shows that it is never too late to find you way back to God.
New Reference book: “Essential Economics: An A-Z Guide” by Matthew Bishop, this book explains everything from Absolute advantage to Zero sum game.
New Audio Books on CD: “Going Rogue” by Sarah Palin, and “A Plague of Secrets” by John Lescroart.
New Audio Books on Playaway: “The Summoning” book 1 and “The Awakening” book 2, by Kelley Armstrong.
New DVDs: “The Tale of Despereaux,” and “Taxi Driver.”
Don’t forget Story Time each Wednesday at 10:30. This program is open to kids age 2 and up. Ms. Cheryl Boyd has many wonderful things planed for the kids. For more information call the library at 270-522-6301.
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.