John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, May 9
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“If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf,” by Nikita Khrushchev: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/n/nikitakhru158871.htm. The wolf is a mysterious creature.

“Pam’s Pick” this week is about a man who studies wolves and knows them better than his own family. “Lone Wolf” by Jodi Picult, this is the unforgettable story of family secrets, love, and letting go. Edward must return home to face the father he walked out on at age eighteen. After an accident, he and his sister Cara have to decide their father’s fate together.

New Fiction: “Harvest Moon” by Robyn Carr, this is a Virgin River novel. Kelly is a rising sous chef. When she collapses she goes to Virgin River to rest. She meets Leif a handsome widower. Kelly falls for him but he has serious baggage, his teenage stepdaughter. But it takes more than a bratty teenager to run her off. This book is in large print.

“Cats’ Claw” by Susan Wittig Albert, this is a Pecan Springs mystery. Everyone thinks computer guru Larry Kirk’s death was a suicide, but Chief Dawson thinks it was murder. Her friend China Bayles tells her that Kirk was being stalked. Their job to find the stalker will not be an easy one.

“Without Warning,” “After American,” and “Angels of Vengeance” by John Birmingham, this is a new Without Warning trilogy. The story of United States soldiers fighting a war without command or control.

New Western in Large print: “Buffalo Stampede” by Zane Grey, this is the story of the thundering herds of buffalo and the great hunt that decimated them. Grey met Buffalo Jones who told his stories to him.

New Non-fiction: “The Outdoor Survival Bible” by Rob Beattie, this book will teach you how to build a fire, survive a bear attack, and other life saving skills for sticky situations.

“Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions” by Joseph Matthews with Dorothy Matthews Berman, this book has the new medicare rules for 2012. It will also help you get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits.

“The Verneys” by Adrian Tinniswood, this the true story of love, war, and madness in the Seventeenth Century England. ⌘You will meet three generations of this remarkable family in this book.

New Biography: “Mary Boleyn” by Alison Weir, this is the story of Mary the sister of Anne and the mistress of two kings. This will unravel the mysteries behind Mary.

New Audio Books: “77 Shadow Street” by Dean Koontz, “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, “The Rope” by Nevada Barr, and “The Devil’s Elixir” by Raymond Khoury.

New CDs: “Eleven” by Martina McBride, and “Hell on Heels” by Pistol Annies.

New DVDs: “Just Go With It,” “War Horse,” “Shutter Island,” and “Strawberry Shortcake: The Berry fest Princess Movie.”

New Display: I guess you could say we are a little sheepish. The display case is full of adorable little lambs. You will see some you know like the Serta mattress lamb and the most famous lamb of all Lamb Chop. This is the collection of Louise Fuller. Stop by and count the sheep! Don’t worry the wolf in the first book can’t get to them.

Computer Classes: May 14 & 21 we will have Basic Computer Classes. This is the class for the very beginner. You will learn how to turn on the computer, how to use the mouse and learn the parts of the computer. Call 522-6301 to sign up.

BOOK FAIR: We are having our first Book Fair, June 11 - 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These are all new books just like the book fairs at school. All proceed will go to the Summer Reading Program. Happy Reading!

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