“Life Upon These Shores” by Henry Louis Gates, this is a look at African American History from 1513-2008. This book is an illustrated landmark from the arrival of the conquistadors to the election of Barack Obama.
I know football is over for the year, but this book is high on the best seller list. “Through My Eyes” by Tim Tebow, he writes about his life as he chooses to live it. He reveals how his faith and family values, combined with his relentless will to succeed, have molded him into the person that he is today. A captivating portrait.
“Being George Washington” by Glenn Beck, this is the amazing true story of a real-life superhero who wore no cape and possessed no special powers yet changed the world forever. This book is also available on Audio.
My Black History Pick is a biography of one of the greatest entertainers of our time. Now this extraordinary icon tells us the story of his life. “My Song: A Memoir” by Harry Belafonte. The library has also replaced “Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar. He was the first African-American to gain national eminence as a poet.
New Fiction: “Private: #1 Suspect” by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro, this is a Jack Morgan suspense. Ever since Jack started Private, it has become the world’s most effective investigation firm. Now Jack is accused of a horrible murder. Can his own firm prove he didn’t do it?
“Down the Darkest Road” by Tami Hoag, this is the story of the perfect life destroyed by tragedy. Once upon a time Lauren Lawton had the perfect life. Then evil came into her family and destroyed all that was perfect. Lauren knows exactly who but can find no proof.
“Sleepwalker” by Karen Robards, this page turning thriller will have you on the edge of your seat. Alone on New Year’s Eve, Micayla is wearing flannel PJs and wielding a Glock 22. Should she be afraid of the clinking sounds she hears?
“Moonlight Road” by Robyn Carr, this is a Virgin River novel. Erin has decided to get a little R & R in a cabin near Virgin River. What she did not plan on was meeting a shaggy-haired mountain man. Sometime only your heart can show you the way.
“Chocolate Covered Murder” by Leslie Meier, this is a Lucy Stone mystery. Lucy gets involved in a cutthroat dessert contest, her daughter’s new job, and a killer on the loose. This is a great mystery for Valentines. All the mysteries are now shelved in alphabet order by the author’s last name in the fiction section.
“City of Whispers” by Marcia Muller, this is a Sharon McCone mystery. Sharon receives an e-mail from her disturbed half-brother asking for her help. Sharon using all her private eye skills cannot find him. Will she find him in time to help him?
“Forgotten Affairs of Youth” by Alexander McCall Smith, this is any Isabel Dalhousie novel. Isabel knows who she is and where she is from. But not everyone is that lucky. Isabel tries to help a friend discover the identity of her father.
“Acceptable Loss” by Anne Perry, this is a William Monk novel. When the body of a small time crook washes up on the tide no one grieves. Only William commander of the River Police is puzzled by the expensive silk cravat used to strangle him.
New Christian Fiction: “House of Secrets” by Tracie Peterson, the story of Bailee Cooper who is at a crossroad in her life. She is unable to turn back. She is forced to face a painful past of memories. Can she find healing and love?
New Non-fiction: “Lost in Shangri-La” by Mitchell Zuckoff, this is a true story of survival, adventure and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II.
“Thousand-Year Flood” by David Welkly, this is the story of the Ohio-Mississippi disaster of 1937. This is the seventy-fifth anniversary of one of the most destructive disasters in American history.
“Betty Crocker Bisquick to the Rescue” by Betty Crocker, this book contains more than 100 emergency meals to save the day, including all-new gluten-free recipes.
“Don’t Look Behind You: and Other True Cases” by Ann Rule, this is vol. 15 of the Crime Files series.
“Eloquent President” by Ronald C. White, this is a portrait of Lincoln through his words.
“One Drop of Blood” by Scott Malcomson, this is the story of the American misadventure of race. This is the history of racism in the United States.
New Audio Books on CD: “A Prayer for the Dying” by Jack Higgins, “Robert Ludlum’s The Ares Decision” by Kyle Mills, “War Horse” by Michael Morpurgo, “Undead and Undermined” by Mary Janice Davidson, “Soft Target” by Stephen Hunter, “Kill Alex Cross” by James Patterson, and “Being George Washington” by Glenn Beck.
New CDs: “Born Free” by Kid Rock, “The Famous Lefty Flynn’s” by The Grascals, “Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs” by Marty Robbins, “Greatest Hits…So Far!!” by Pink, “The Beginning” by The Black Eyed Peas, “Science & Faith” by The Script.
“New DVDs: “Cowboys & Aliens,” “Red Riding Hood,” “The Smurfs,” “Insidious,” “Jane Eyre,” “Legends of the Fall,” and “Hoodwinked.”
Computer Class for February: Basic Internet February 27, call 270-522-6301 to sign up.
Tax Season is Here! RSVP will be back again doing FREE Tax Preparations, on Tuesday and Thursday 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.