Waits up top a hill
It gazes down onto the snowy ground
Without making any sound,
People watch silent and still
As the months march round with clattering sound
Outside their window sills.” By Will David.
With all the talk of Eagles over at LBL, I thought this poem would be perfect for my readers. Also perfect for readers are the “Pam’s Picks for the Week.”
Michael Crichton and Richard Preston, will get you started with, “Micro.” This is the story of a universe too small to see but far too dangerous to ignore. Technology has unleashed trillions of microorganisms on the world. Three men are found dead in a locked room and only a tiny bladed robot is blamed. The robot is nearly invisible to the human eye. How many are out there and why are they killing?
“A Place Called Home” Jo Goodman, the story of two people forced together by fate. Thea and Mitchell were little more than acquaintances when they were given joint guardianship of their late friends three children. Both in relationships of their own they must somehow include the other in their lives and well as the children.
“Covert Warriors” by W.E.B. Griffin, this is a Presidential Agent novel. Charley Castillo and his group of retired spies and special operators have their hands full when a U.S. Embassy SUV is stopped at gunpoint and all but one passenger is murdered and the fourth is kidnapped. The kidnappers say they will return the hostage if a cartel kingpin is released from prison.
New Kentucky Fiction: “The Pleasure of Your Kiss” by Teresa Medeiros, this is a historical romance. Ashton reluctantly agrees to retrieve his brother’s kidnapped fiancée. Little does he know she is the same girl who made off with his heart years before.
New Large Print: “A Place Called Home” by Jo Goodman, “Longing” by Karen Kingsbury, and “V is for Vengeance” by Sue Grafton.
New Biography: “In My Time” by Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney, this is his personal and political memoirs. Former Vice President Cheney gives his over view of the portrait of American politics. He also shares his personal reflections on his role as the youngest White House Chief of Staff.
New Non-fiction: “Learn to Play the Piano & Keyboard” by Nick Freeth, this is a step-by-step guide.
“Learn to Play the Guitar” by Nick Freeth, this is a step-by-step guide.
“The Bicycling Guide to Complete: Bicycle Maintenance & Repair” by Todd Downs, this book has an easy to follow format for road and mountain bikes.
New Audio Books: “Full House” by Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson, “The Cookie Moon” by John R. Erickson (Hank the Cowdog).
New DVDs: “The Help,” “Schindler’s List,” “The Three Stooges: Curly Classics,” and “Chuggington: Chuggers on Safari.”
Basic Computer Class at 10 a.m. on Jan. 30. Call 270-522-6301 to sign up.
Tax Season is Here: RSVP will be back again doing FREE Tax Preparations, on Tuesday and Thursday from Feb. 7 until April 17. Call the library for an appointment 270-522-6301. Happy Reading!
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.