“Pam’s Pick” this week is: “Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble” by Ann B. Ross, Miss Julia is serving up the perfect course along with a few dozen recipes from Abbotsville’s best cooks.
New Fiction: “The Mystery Woman” by Amanda Quick, this is a Ladies of Lantern Street novel. Miss Beatrice Lockwood is always prepared to fight for her life at any moment. But she is thrown off guard by a handsome man at the ball. He knows only one thing she was present the night Roland Fleming died. Could she be the cause of his death?
“Tuesday’s Gone” by Nicci French, this is a masterpiece of paranoia, a Frieda Klein novel. Frieda is investigating the death of Robert Poole, con man extraordinaire. Soon the motives for his murder are piling up. Can she find the killer?
“Secrets from the Past” by Barbara Taylor Bradford, this is a powerful novel about one woman’s quest to uncover a long buried secret about her family. Serena Stone is a photojournalist following in her father’s footsteps. When her father dies in France she returns home. ⌘She discovers a shocking secret in the archives of her late father’s work. One that will have her risking her life to find the answers.
“The Hit” by David Baldacci, this is a suspense thriller. Will Robie and Jessica Reel are skilled assassins. When Will learns his mission is to bring in Jessica dead or alive, he quickly finds that there is more to her betrayal than meets the eye.
“Sidney Sheldon’s The Tides of Memory” by Tilly Bagshawe, the story of betrayal involving an influential family. Alexia has glided through life. But when she finds herself on the brink of losing everything, her power, her family, and even her own life she knows something must change.
New Mystery: “Aunt Dimity & the Lost Prince” by Nancy Atherton, this is a Paranormal Detective novel. Lori meets Daisy a sweet but odd nine-year-old who has a wild tale about the Russian aristocrats who once owned the priceless silver pieces on display at Skeaping Manor. When one of the silver pieces shows up in Lori’s thrift shop she goes looking for Daisy’s Mom. But the family has disappeared. ⌘Lori begins to unravel a tangled web of secrets stretching from England to Russia. Was the little girl right and where is she now?
New Christian Fiction: “The Frontiersman’s Daughter” by Laura Frantz, this is the story of one woman’s search for love and herself in a wild land. Lael comes of age in the Kentucky settlement her father founded. When the handsome new doctor arrives her views on the life change. Can the power of grace and redemption breakthrough in this tumultuous place?
“The Way Home” by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer, this is book four in the Angel Island series. Claire understands how Angel Island works, so when a friend comes in need of help she trusts her faith to see them through. This book is in large print too.
New Non-fiction: “Spain” by Eyewitness Travel, this is the guide that shows you what the others only tell you about.
“Frozen in Time” by Mitchell Zuckoff, this is the epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II.
“Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” by David Sedaris, this is a collection of humorous essays.
“Young House Love” by Sherry Petersik, this book has 243 ways to paint, craft, update and show your home some love.
“Your Child Does Not Have Bipolar Disorder” by Stuart L. Kaplan, MD., this book shows how bad science and good public relations created the bipolar diagnosis.
“The Good Nurse” by Charles Graeber, this is the true story of medicine, madness and murder.
“The Retirement Maze” by Rob Pascale, this book will help you with what you should know before and after you retire.
“Mom Candy: 1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers” edited by J. Pincott, this book features quotes from Ann Curry, George Bernard Shaw, Hillary Clinton, J. K. Rowling Oprah Winfrey and many more.
New Kentucky Non-fiction: “The Kentucky Barbecue Book” by Wes Berry, this is a BBQ guide for the state of Kentucky, with recipes, maps, and information on each BBQ place.
New Reference: “Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law,” “The Handy Science Answer Book,” “The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia,” “Mosby’s Medical Dictionary,” “Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery,” “The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy,” “Golf Rules Illustrated 2012-2015,” “Your Guide to the National Parks,” and a Dictionary of Law.”
New Audio Books: “That Night on Thistle Lane” by Carla Neggers, and “Bud, Not Buddy” by Christopher Paul Curtis.
New CDs: “The Time Jumpers,” and “Music to My Ears” by Ricky Skaggs.
New DVDs: “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” “Change-up,” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3.”
New TV Season: “NCIS” second season.
Book Fair: We are having another Scholastic Book Fair this spring to raise money for prizes for Summer Reading. The Book Fair will be Friday, May 31, Saturday, June 1, and Monday June 3. Happy Reading!!
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.