John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, Aug. 1
by Franklin Clark, Reporter --
Aug 01, 2012 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The library will be getting new carpeting next. So, that means we will be closed Monday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Aug. 10. We apologize for this inconvenience. But we are very excited to be getting new carpet. You will still be able to check out EBooks from our web page.

“Pam’s Pick” this week is a favorite author of mine. “XO” by Jeffery Deaver, this is a Kathryn Dance novel. Kathryn has a fan who thinks all her songs are for him. Despite her rejection he is coming for her.

New Fiction: “The Conviction” by Robert Dugoni, in this gripping thriller lawyer David Sloane takes the law into his own hands to save his son. His son is trapped in a juvenile detention center.

“In One Person” by John Irving, this is a compelling novel of unfulfilled love. Billy is bisexual who tells his own story about friends and lovers. It is an unforgettable portrait of a man who is dedicated to making himself worthwhile.

“What Comes Next” by John Katzenbach, this is a bold new thriller about what lurks within the depths of society’s most terrifying minds. Jennifer, whose life is just beginning, is in the hands of a man whose life is nearing its end.

“A Game of Thrones” by George R. R. Martin, this is the first book in A Song of Ice and Fire series. The tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, who come together in a time of grim omens.

“Breaking News” by Fern Michaels, this is book five in the Godmothers series. Toots has her hands full, with the wedding of her daughter and caring for her ailing housekeeper. Toots is blindsided by her own unexpected romance.

“Gideon’s Corpse” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, this is the second book in the Gideon series. Gideon’s crews are tracking the mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico. They learn the end may be something much worse than Armageddon.

“Little Night” by Luanne Rice, this story of one woman’s love for her sister. Clare was trying to protect her sister from an abusive husband and may end up serving time for it.

“So Pretty it Hurts” by Kate White, this is a Bailey Weggins mystery. Bailey accepts an invitation from a friend for what she hopes will be a relaxing weekend. But when one of the other guests is found dead in her bed Bailey suspects foul play and sets to work.

New Christian Fiction: “The Wedding Dress” by Rachel Hauck, this is the story of four women bound together by a beautiful gown. The wedding gown is a century old and the story will take your breath away.

“Touching the Sky” by Tracie Peterson, this is book two in the Land of the Lone Star series. Laura is grateful to put the painful years of war behind her. But the residents of Corpus Christi are still split between the North and the South.

New Large Print: “True Sisters” by Sandra Dallas, “Love, Come to Me” by Lisa Kleypas, “Big Sky County” by Linda Lael Miller, and “Beautiful Sacrifice” by Elizabeth Lowell.

New Biography: “My Happy Days in Hollywood” by Garry Marshall, this is the story of Garry Marshall who is among the most successful writers, director and producers in Hollywood. He wrote: “The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy,” plus directed films as well.

New Non-fiction: “What the (Bleep) Just Happened?” by Monica Crowley, this book offers a hilarious view of the damage caused by Obama’s extremist agenda. And it will have you on your feet cheering for America and what has always made it great.

“Uncommon Manhood” by Tony Dungy, this book is full of the secrets to what it means to be a man.

“Full Circle” by Gloria Killian and Sandra Kobrin, this is the true story of a shocking murder that involved Halls Angels, misguided cops and lies.

“Stashbuster Knits” by Melissa Leapman, this book has the tips, tricks and 21 beautiful projects for using your favorite leftover yarn.

“The Principles of Knitting” by June H. Hiatt, this book has it all whether you are a beginner or advanced.

New Audio Books: “Gideon’s Corpse” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, “Break Down” by Sara Paretsky, and “The Road to Grace” by Richard Paul Evans.

New CDs: “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga, “Scars & Stories” by The Fray, and “Mylo Xyloto” by Coldplay.

New DVDs: “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” “Left Behind Trilogy,” and “Midnight in Paris.”

New TV Season: “The Big Bang Theory” first season. (My favorite)

New Computer Classes: We will start the Beginner Computer Classes again on Monday, Aug. 13, and 20 at 10 a.m. Call to sign up today 270-522-6301. Happy Summer Reading!

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