John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, April 11
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Kentucky! Kentucky! Kentucky! We are all so proud of our Kentucky Wildcats! So why not a few books about the people, places, and things that make Kentucky unique?

“Pam’s Pick” this week is a Kentucky fiction. The author is a native Trigg Countian.

“Hoods and Horsemen” by Adam C. Meredith, this is the story of a man who has just come back home after the war. He comes home only to find his life as he knew it in the worst of circumstances. Clint goes from Confederate soldier to a Night Rider. This is a wonderful story!

New Kentucky Fiction: “The Rookie” by Ranny Grady, this is a biblical based story that will challenge the believer to draw closer to Jesus and the non-believer to question why he keeps his distance from the Creator of the Universe.

New Kentucky Non-fiction: “Memorials to the Blue and Gray” by Edna Shewcraft Macon, this book has the commonwealth of Kentucky Civil War Monuments and the stories behind them. It even has the Cadiz Confederate Memorial Fountain that sets in front of the Justice Center.

“Hidden History of Western Kentucky” by Berry Craig, this book covers from Mommoth Cave to Madrid Bend in western Kentucky. The hidden history of western Kentucky will no longer linger in the shadows.

“True Tales of Old Time Kentucky Politics” by Berry Craig, the stories in his book will delight and frighten you. From a congressman who was reelected from a jail cell to a voter’s thumb being bitten off in a brawl on the House floor. This book is full of unique stories.

“Our Kentucky Heritage: Fascination Facts” compiled and illustrated by Robert A. Powell, this books has tidbits of Kentucky history. Did you know on December 19, 2009 UK became the first college basketball program to win 2,000 games.

“Discover Art in Kentucky” by the Kentucky Arts Council, this is a cultural guidebook, featuring art destination across Kentucky, in galleries, museums, independent booksellers and performance venues for dance, theater and music.

“Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky: An Easy Goin’ Place” this is the work of the Mountain Workshops of 2004, the 29th year. The wonderful pictures in this book will tell the stories of the people and bring a smile to your face.

New Fiction: “Guilty Wives” by James Patterson and David Ellis, the story of four best friends on a decadent vacation. Abbie and her friends are in for the time of their life or are they? In a luxurious hotel they have four days to live it up by the vacation becomes a fight for survival as they are thrown in prison for murder.

“Death of a Kingfisher” by M.C. Beaton, this is a Hamish Macbeth mystery. Constable Hamish has his hand full when the quaint village of Barikie has a wave of vandalism and then murder.

New Christian Fiction: “Downfall” by Terri Blackstock, this is the third book in the Intervention series. Emily Covington has been clean of drugs for almost a year but everyone still has a hard time trusting her. When one woman is murdered, Emily discovers the plot for a double murder but she is having a hard time convincing the authorities. Now everyone has turned their back on her. Can she solve the murder and prove she is clean for good?

New Audio Books: “Locked On” by Tom Clancy, “Sleepwalker” by Karen Robards, “The Empty Land” by Louis L’Amour, and “Double Dexter” by Jeff Lindsay.

New CDs: “Gold” by Etta James, and “Gladys Knight & the Pips: Greatest Hits.”

New DVDs: “Breaking Dawn: Part 1,” “Salt,” “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! Escape from Dino Island,” and “Open Season 2.”

New Display: Wonderful, whimsical, and unique paperweights. This is the collection of Kathy Dietrich. She has been collecting paperweights for several years. She has egg shaped ones, with bubbles, jellyfish, from Scotland, Mount Saint Helen and Millefiori. This is a display you must see.

Computer Classes: April 16 & 23, Advanced Email. Now that you have an email account, what is next? Bring your email address and password and in contacts you would like to email and we will teach you how to send, receive email and more.

BOOK SALE: We will be having our Spring Book Sale April 26 - 28!! Happy Reading!!

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