Trigg Library Notes for April 15
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It has been 100 years since the Titanic sank. We have books, DVDs and a display for the 100th anniversary. This week’s “Pam’s Pick” is about the Titanic. “The Dressmaker” by Kate Alcott, this is a historical novel. Tess is an aspiring seamstress. She is excited to be hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon. The two set sail on the maiden voyage of the Titanic. When the two are saved and return to New York, Tess is torn between loyalty and the truth. “Pam’s Non-fiction Picks:” “Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner” by John Maxtone-Graham. This is the story of the fatal maiden voyage of the fastest, largest and most lavish steamship in history. Now 100 years later people are still curious about the Titanic. “Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: the Ocean’s Greatest Disaster” by Marshall Everett, this is a graphic and thrilling account of the sinking of the greatest floating palace ever built. This tells the stories of the survivors. Also, check out the Titanic display.

New Fiction: “Private Games” by James Patterson, and Mark Sullivan, the story of a psychopathic killer who is trying to put out the 2012 Olympic flame. Private is an investigation firm commissioned to provide security for the Olympic games in London. But when the opening ceremony is about to begain they find a murder. Can the games go on?

“Against the Fire” by Kat Martin, this is the second book in the Raines of Wind Canyon series. Gabriel Raines pulled himself out of poverty to become a successful businessman only to be a target of revenge. He does not know who or why but he is going to find out.

“The Fear Index” by Robert Harris, this story gives us a glimpse into the world of greed and panic. Dr. Alex Hoffmann is a scientist who has created a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that predicts the movement of the financial market. When his home is broken into he learns someone is trying to destroy him but who?

New Christian Fiction: “The Scent of Cherry Blossoms” by Cindy Woodsmall, this is a romance from the Heart of Amish Country. Annie is from the Old Order Mennonite people and Aden from the Old Order Amish. Can they find a place for their love in the midst of the brewing storm?

New Non-fiction: “Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters” by Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, this is the story of Flight 1549. Jan. 15, 2009 Capt. Sullenberger and the crew and passengers are forever joined by the events of that historic day. The day he landed the aircraft in the Hudson River and all the 155 passengers and crew were safe.

“The Mormon People” by Matthew Bowman, this is the story of the making of an American faith. The 180 years of faith.

New Audio Books: “Private Games” by James Patterson, and “Red Mist” by Patricia Cornwell.

New Playaways: “The Justice Game” and “By Reason of Insanity” both by Randy Singer.

New CDs: “Here for a Good Time” by George Strait, and “Home” by Dierks Bentley.

New DVDs: “Unknown,” “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” “Jaws 2,” and “Franklin & the Green Knight.”

Book Signing: Sara Jane Ginn Arnett will be at the library April 26, from 3:30-5:00 for the signing of her first children book, “My Daddy’s a Soldier.” Sara Jane graduated from Trigg County High in 1996. Now a military wife and mother of three boys she has written a wonderful children’s book.

Computer Classes: April 23, Advanced Email. Now that you have an email account, what is next? Bring your email address and password and 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 26-28th!! Happy Reading!!

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