John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, July 31
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TEEN SUMMER READING! In keeping with the theme “Dig Into Reading” we are going to dig beneath the surface of the mind. The presenter of this amazing event is DARSHWOOD the CONJURER, the charming trickster himself. He will be performing amazing feats of hypnosis for ages 13 – 16.

This comedy hypnosis show will be Saturday, Aug. 3, 1 – 3 p.m. in the basement of the library. The program is FREE! You must pre-register for this event as seating is limited. There will be fun, mind games, prizes and food. A pair of MP3 Players will be given away. For more information call Ms. Cheryl at 270-522-6301.

“Pam’s Pick” this week is: “The Temptation of Your Touch” by Kentucky author Teresa Medeiros, this is the thrilling tale of untamed passion. This is the second book in the Burke Brother’s series. Maximillian Burke prides himself on being the man every mother wants her daughter to marry, but after his scoundrel brother steals his bride, Max decides there’s more satisfaction in being a rogue than a gentleman.

“If You Were Here” by Alafair Burke, this is a suspense novel. Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway tracks when she discovers that the woman in the subway’s video bears a strong resemblance to Susan Hauptmann, a close friend who disappeared without a trace a decade earlier. Is it her or just someone who looks a lot like her?

“Bomb Shell” by Catherine Coulter, this is an FBI thriller. Special Agent Dillon Savich and his team are hunting the killer of a former Federal Reserve chairman’s grandson who was found frozen solid at the Lincoln Memorial with every bone in his body shattered. Can they find the killer before he strikes again? (this book is in Large print, too)

“Sovereign” by Ted Dekker, this is the third book in the Books of Mortals series. As the hand of evil is raised to strike and destroy the Order must rely on their faith in the abiding power of love to overcome all and lead them to sovereignty.

“Trains and Lovers” by Alexander McCall Smith, this is the story of four travelers who pass the time on a trail from Edinburgh to London by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives.

“Stolen” by Daniel Palmer, this is a chilling suspense thriller. This is the story of a good man who made a bad decision and the lengths some people with go to save a person or to destroy one.

“Unseen” by Karin Slaughter, this is the story of what happens when good people face the unseen evils in their lives. Will Trent is a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent posing as Bill Black, a scary ex-con. ⌘The cover has worked and he has caught the eye of a drug dealer who thinks he might be a useful ally. But undercover and cut off from the support of the woman he loves, Sara Linton, Will finds his demons catching up with him. Can he do his job and get out safely?

“Abide with Me” by Sabin Willett, the story of a small town bad boy, forced to become a man in the war. Roy Murphy returns to his hometown after fighting in the Afghan War, to claim Emma Herrick, for his own.

New Mystery: “The Tamarack Murders” by Patrick F. McManus, this is a Bo Tully mystery. Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has seen his share of small-town crime. But when he and his deputy hike into the deep woods, tracking a suspected bank robber, little do they realize that they are about to witness a murder. That will lead the sheriff on an intricate trail, and challenge his crime-solving abilities.

New Christian Fiction: “The Accidental Bride” by Denise Hunter, this is a Big Sky Romance. When Shay was talked into being the bride for the Founders’ Day reenactment she never dreamed her high school sweetheart would be at the end of the aisle. Can she trust her heart to the man who once shattered it?

“Injustice for All” by Robin Caroll, this is a Justice Seekers novel. Remington Wyatt sees her godfather’s murder and goes on the run. FBI agent Rafe Baxter must find her and why she ran.

New Large Print: “The Newcomer” by Robyn Carr, this is the second in the Thunder Point series. Gina and Mac are meant to be together. But can their love withstand the pressure of Mac’s long lost ex-wife returning to town?

New Biography: “Fight for Your Life: From Tragedy to Triumph” by Winston Bennett, in this motivational and inspiring book, Coach Bennett will inspire you to trust the Lord and keep on fighting.

New Non-Fiction: “Practical Classics” by Kevin Smokler, this book has 50 reasons to reread 50 books you haven’t touched since high school. This is a guide some of literature’s greatest works.

“The Executor’s Guide” by Mary Randolph, this book will help you settle your loved one’s estate or trust, take care of bills, taxes, and the use of probate shortcuts.

“The Lost Cause” by James P. Muehlberger, this is the story of the trials of the legendary outlaw gang Frank and Jesse James.

“Fight Back” by Loren Christensen, this is a woman’s guide to self-defense that works, with physical techniques and mental skills you need to survive.

“The Complete Cow” by Sara Rath, this is an udderly entertaining history of dairy and beef cows of the world.

“Field & Stream the Total Gun Manual, this book has 335 essential shooting tips and techniques from choosing the right gun to getting a better shot.

“The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Civil War” by William Barnary, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about this period in our country’s history.

New Audio Books: “Best Kept Secret” by Jeffrey Archer, “Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland” by Ace Atkins, and “Bombshell” by Catherine Coulter.

New CDs: “To Be Loved” by Michael Buble, and “Under the Influence” by Straight No Chaser.

New DVDs: “The Cold Light of Day,” “Major League,” and “Escape from Planet Earth.”

New TV Season: “Vampire Diaries” season two.

Don’t forget to stop by an vote for your favorite Adult Summer Reading pick! Happy Summer Reading!!

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