John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, Aug. 22
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It’s August and school has started. Next is September and Preschool Storytime! Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. starting on Sept. 5, Ms. Cheryl is planning a lot of fun for preschoolers ages 2 – 5. So stop by and sign up! It will be your most fun hour of the week.

“Pam’s Pick” this week is “Odd Apocalypse” by Dean Koontz, this is an Odd Thomas novel. It’s a good mix of suspense, and whimsy. This book is in regular and large print.

New Fiction: “Where We Belong” by Emily Giffin, this is the story of one powerful secret, its effect on two families, and the life altering journey that follows.

“The Unseen” by Heather Graham, this is a paranormal thriller. It is Ranger Raintree’s powerful ability to communicate with the dead that inspires him to set up an elite paranormal investigators team to work cases. After all sometimes the dead do tell tales.

“Broken Harbor” by Tana French, this is the fourth novel of the Dublin murder squad series. Scorcher plays by the book and plays hard. That is what made him top detective and put him on the biggest case of his career.

“Creole Belle” by James Lee Burke, this is a Dave Robicheaux novel. Robicheaux is facing his most intense and personal battle yet, against the known and unknown forces that corrupt and destroy even the best of men.

“The Family Corleone” by Ed Falco, this novel is based on a screenplay by Mario Puzo. This is the prequel to “The Godfather.” The saga of the Corleone family continues.

“The Fallen Angel” by Daniel Silva, there is a mysterious operative plotting an act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions.

“The Next Best Thing” by Jennifer Weiner, the story of Jennifer a screenwriter on the roller coaster ride of life.

“Deader Homes & Gardens” by Joan Hess, this is a Claire Malloy mystery. Claire is back from her honeymoon and looking for her dream home. When she finds it the home owner has been murdered. Claire decides to take matters into her own hands if she wants to buy this house. All is fair in love, war, and real estate.

New Christian Fiction: “Canary Island Song” by Robin Jones Gunn, this is the story of a woman who decides it’s time to “get a life.” Carolyn is setting sail for the Canary Islands in hopes of discovering her new life.

“Digitalis” by Ronie Kendig this is book two in the Discarded Heroes series. Colton Neeley is an ex-Marine trying to battle flashbacks now that he’s back home. Piper Blum is a woman hiding from an assassin. When the two meet their hearts collide. Can their love cover their multitude of sins?

“A Heart Divided” by Kathleen Morgan this is the first book in the new Heart of the Rockies series. The Caldwells and the Wainwrights have been feuding for decades. But when Cord Wainwrights and Sarah Caldwell fall in love they must choose between family ties and love.

New Large Print: “Val’s Prayer,” “Heath’s Choice,” and “Opie’s Challenge” all by Terry Fowler, this is the Kentucky Weddings trilogy.

New Non-fiction: “Blue Water, Green Skipper” by Stuart Woods, this is Woods’ story of sailing across the Atlantic alone.

“Cleaning House: a Mom’s 12-Month Experiment to Rid Her House of “Youth Entitlement” by Kay Wyma, this is her account of a year-long campaign to introduce her five kids to basic life skills and the ways meaningful work can increase earned self-confidence and concern for others.

“CakeLove in the Morning” by Warren Brown, this cookbook has recipes for muffins, scones, pancakes, waffles, biscuits, frittatas, and anything for a breakfast treat.

“The Skinny Rules” by Bob Harper, these are the 20 simple, nonnegotiable principles for getting thin and staying thin.

“Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man” by Steve Harvey, this is a book you must read if you want to understand how men think when it comes to relationships, intimacy, and love.

“50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giant of the Earth” by Warren Wierbe, these are the stories of fifty of these faithful men and women such people as Charles H. Spurgeon, G. Campbell Morgan, A. W. Tozer, Fanny Crosby, Amy Carmichael, Jonathan Edwards, James Hudson Taylor, and many more.

New Biographies: “Cronkite” by Douglas Brinkley, this is the story of Walter Cronkite who was known as “the most trusted man in America.”

“SEAL of God” by Chad Williams, this is Chad’s Chad’s journey through the grueling Naval Ops training and onto the streets of Iraq, where he witnessed the horrors of war up close.

New Audio Books: “Guilty Wives” by James Patterson, “The Innocent” by David Baldacci, “Summerland” by Elin Hilderbrand, and “100 Ways to Simplify Your Life” by Joyce Meyers.

New CDs: “Gold” by Conway Twitty, and “The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams” by Various Artists.

New DVDs: “The Hunger Games,” “The Genesis Code,” “The Three Stooges: The Movie,” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.”

New TV Season: “Veronica Mars” the first season. Happy Reading!!

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