John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, April 25
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“The trouble is, you cannot grow just one zucchini. Minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables. At night, you will be able to hear the ground quake as more and more zucchinis erupt.” by Dave Barry

“Pam’s Pick” this week is a book to start you off on the right trace to growing zucchini. “How to Grow Food” by Richard Gianfrancesco, this is a step-by-step guide to growing all kinds of fruits, vegetables, herbs, salads and so much more. And what do you do with all of it after it is grown? We have a few new cookbooks too.

New Cookbooks: “Ciao Italia Family Classics” by Mary Ann Esposito, this cookbook has more than 200 recipes from three generations of Italian cooks. It even has a couple with zucchini in them.

“Quick From Scratch Chicken Cookbook” edited by Judith Hill from Food & Wine. This cookbook offers tips and ideas for making the perfect chicken dinner.

“The Kid-Friendly ADHA & Autism Cookbook” by Pam J. Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., this is the ultimate guide to the gluten-free, and casein-free diet.

New Fiction: “Oath of Office” by Michael Palmer, this is a shocking story that will have you questioning everything you know about your health. Dr. Meacham goes on a shooting spree in his office killing several people before killing himself. When a friend Dr. Lou hears about the event he can’t help but feel a little guilty. He had helped get Dr. Meacham’s license back after being suspended for anger management issues. Dr. Lou decides to look into what happened.

“Victims” by Jonathan Kellerman, this is an Alex Delaware novel. Alex is not sure of what he is up against when called to L.A. most baffling and brutal homicides. The killer is a Jack the Ripper. This one will haunt his every hour until he finds the killer.

“Restless in the Grave” by Dana Stabenow, this is a Kate Shugak novel. This maybe Kate’s most challenging case ever. It starts with murder and quickly sprawls into a conspiracy.

“Sonoma Rose” by Jennifer Chiaverini, this is the 19th book in the Elm Creek Quilts series. Rosa Diaz Barclay, a woman who plunges into the unknown for the safety of her children and the love of a good but flawed man. As the nation grapples with the strictures of Prohibition.

New Large Print: “Against the Law” by Kat Martin, this is book three in the Raines of Wind Canyon series. Devlin has never been able to say no to a beautiful woman. So when Lark Delaney asks him to find the baby her sister gave up for adoption, he was more than willing to help. But can he protect his heart from injury?

“Tomahawk Meadow” by Lauran Paine, this is a western. ⌘Ladd is a stranger in town who buys the local saddle shop. But the Marshall is suspicious. When the marshal is killed in a bank robbery they find a letter in his pocket that states that Ladd had served time for bank robbery. Did he kill the marshal or is he being framed?

New Kentucky Non-fiction: “To Teach To Love” by Michael Freeland, this is a wonderful book of prose and poems with reflections past and present.

New Non-fiction: “The Hunger Games Companion” by Lois H. Gresh, this is the unauthorized guide to the series. This includes fascinating background info on the author and insights on the series.

New Audio Books on CD: “Victims” by Jonathan Kellerman, “Oath of Office” by Michael Palmer, “Restless in the Grave” by Dana Stabenow, “Pinheads and Patriots” by Bill O’Reilly.

New CDs: “Here and Now” by Nickelback, and “For the Good Times” by The Little Willies.

New DVDs: “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest,” “Arthur,” “Beverly Hills Chihuahua,” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2.”

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.

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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