New materials available at John L. Street Library this week
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March is National Nutrition Month and Women’s History Month. I think I will stick with that theme.

Therefore, “Pam’s Pick’s” for Non-fiction are, “The Life You Want” by Bob Greene. Get motivated, lose weight, and be happy. Bob has helped millions lose weight and get in shape with his best life plan. We also have Bob Greene’s “Best Life Diet Cookbook.”

Then, Joyce Meyer, one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers with “Power Thoughts.”This book has the twelve strategies to win the battle of the mind. Ok, nutrition and one woman.

New Fiction: “Body Work” by Sara Paretsky, this is a V.I. Warshawski novel. She’s the girl you want behind you in a fight. A shooting in Chicago is nothing new, and certainly not to V.I., who is hired by a veteran’s family to clear his name after his arrest for the murder of a performer known as the Body Artist. As V.I seeks answers her investigation will take her from the North Side of Chicago to the far reaches of the Gulf War.

“Scent of Jasmine” by Jude Deveraux, this is book four in the Edilean series. Set in Charleston, South Carolina 1799. Catherine has no lack of suitors waiting to fulfill her dream of marriage and family but her adventurous spirit has her wanting more. But when she is asked to deliver a packed horse to an old friend’s son who happens to be an escaped convict maybe more of an adventure than she bargained for.

“Restless Heart” by Wynonna Judd, this is a story of love and sacrifice. Destiny is a young country singer with a passion to succeed. But before she hits the big-time, she’s stuck serving others sweet ice tea before they take the stage at Back in the Saddle, a Nashville institution.

Her family back home thinks she’s already made it and Destiny’s not about to correct them. But when she finally impresses a recording executive, the singer who’s a little “rough around the edges” can finally tell her daddy that she’s a star. But success is never simple.

“Family Affair” by Debbie Macomber, this is the delightful tale of unexpected love, second chances and a cat named Dog. Lacey has always wanted to be a wife and mother. But a painful divorce makes her reconsider. When her Abyssinian cat, Cleo turns up in the family way by the neighbor’s cat, Dog. Lacey begins to discover the tender joy of falling in love all over again.

These are all well known female authors. They were chosen this week in honor of the Nineteenth Amendment* in a time when women can write using their own name.

Something for the guys from the guys:

“Strategic Moves” by Stuart Woods, a Stone Barrington novel.

“Judas Gate” by Jack Higgins, in this thriller treachery has a price.

*We also have “Nineteenth Amendment” by Judy Monroe, the Women’s Right to Vote. The history of the women’s rights movement in the United States which culminated in 1920 with the passage of the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.

New Audio Book on CD: “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank.

New DVDs: “The Girl Who Played with Fire,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Scooby-Doo! Meets the Harlem Globetrotters,” and “The Last Airbender.”

New Display: In the display case this month it is full of Squirrels. Big ones and little ones. Ones made of wire, wood, glass and even nuts, and painted on a rock. This nutty collection is by Charlotte Mewbourne, yes our very own display case manager. She even has napkins, books and cards with squirrels on them.

The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.
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