John L. Street Library Notes for Wednesday, Sept. 25
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This is Banned Book Week: Sept. 22 – 28. Check out the display of Banned Books to see if you have read them.

Pam’s Pick” this week is not a banned book but you never know what will be banned. “W is for Wasted” by one of my favorite Kentucky authors, Sue Grafton. Kinsey investigates two seemingly unrelated deaths: the first of a local, shady PI, the second a John Doe on the beach. But could they be related? (also in large print)

Book Signing: Native Trigg Countians, Patricia Wilkerson Dawson and Regenia Wilkerson will be here Saturday, October 5, to sign their books. “The Adventure of Farmer Bill” by Patricia Dawson, this is a children’s book with a life lesson in each chapter and “Stretching the Spirit” by Regenia Wilkerson, is a book of poetry to help heal brokenness from loss and heart ache. They will have the books here to sign and sell.

New Fiction: “The Lavender Garden” by Lucinda Riley, this is a historical fiction. Emilie de la Martinieres goes back to her childhood home to settle her mother’s estate. She expects it will be hard with all the memories but she never expected to meet Sebastian. As the two grow closer, questions about her family’s history begin to surface. In 1944 Emilie’s grandmother worked as an undercover agent for the Allied cause in Nazi-occupied Paris. Will Emilie’s past affect her future?

“Breaking Point” by C. J. Box, this is a Joe Pickett novel. Joe is investigating the murder of two EPA employees who were stopping the building of a home in a wetland area. The landowner Butch Roberson is the prime suspect. Could this mild mannered businessman be the murderer?

“Tell No Lies” by Gregg Hurwitz, this is a suspense thriller. A series of anonymous threats intended for others puts a man and everyone he loves in the path of a relentless killer.

“Tragic” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, this is a legal suspense novel. District attorneys Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi work to expose the corrupt and murderous leader of the longshoremen’s union.

“Bones of the Lost” by Kathy Reichs, this is a Tempe Brennan thriller. Tempe is investigating the connections between a long-dead businessman, the smuggling of mummified dogs from Peru, and the death of a teenage girl killed in a hit and run. When she discovers a human trafficking enterprise at the center of it all.

New Christian Fiction: “A Place to Belong” by Lauraine Snelling, this is the third book in the Wild West Wind series. The way Lucas smiles at Cassie should make her feels something but it doesn’t. As their wedding approaches he vows to make her love him. Is it a vow he can keep?

“Winter’s Awakening,” “Spring’s Renewal,” and “Autumn’s Promise” all by Shelley Shepard Gray, these are the first three books in the Seasons of Sugarcreek series.

“Take a Chance on Me” by Susan May Warren, this is the first book in the Christiansen family series. Widower Darek Christiansen thinks he will never love again until he meets Ivy Madison, the new assistant county attorney. Unfortunately their relationship is threatened by Ivy having arranged a plea bargain for the man considered responsible for the death of Darek’s wife.

New Large Print: “The Hero” by Robyn Carr this is the third book in the Thunder Point series. Devon McAllister and her daughter flee a place where they should have been safe and secure. Devon thought she wanted to hide from the world. When they get to Thunder Point she finds bravery where she least expects it and she also finds a hero.

“Cattleman’s Pride” by Diana Palmer, this is a Silhouette romance. Neighbors Jordan Powell and Libby Collins are complete opposites and are constantly fighting. When Jordan makes his mind up to help Libby hold on to her beloved homestead, the sparks fly between them and everyone in Jacobsville knows the pair are destined to be together. But first Jordan must put aside his pride to discover his heart’s desire.

New Mystery: “The Whole Enchilada” by Diane Mott Davidson, this is a Goldy Schulz mystery. After one of Goldy’s best friends meets an untimely death after attending a party she catered, Goldy must find the killer. Especially now that she knows she’s next on the hit list.

New Kentucky Biography: “Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music” by Ricky Skaggs, this is a powerful story of faith, family, and his love for bluegrass music.

New Non-fiction: “The Best of Halloween Tricks & Treats” by Better Homes and Gardens, this book has everything you will need for parties, costumes, food and decorations.

“You(r) Teen Losing Weight” by Michael F. Roizen, MD and Mehmet C. OZ, MD, this is a simple and healthy weight management for you and your teen.

“Shot All to Hell” by Mark Lee Gardner, this is the story of Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West’s greatest escape.

“You’ll Get Through This” by Max Lucado, this is a self-help book to help you get through the turbulent times in your life.

“Coffee…Made Simple” edited by Love Food, this cookbook has recipes for cakes, cookies, bars, drinks and other wonderful treats made with coffee.

“The Great Empires of Asia” edited by Jim Masselos, this book will take you from the beginning of the modern era in 1500 CE, to the end of Japan’s Meiji period in 1945.

“The Liberty Amendments” by Mark R. Levin, the book turns to the founding fathers and the Constitution itself for guidance in the restoring of the American republic.

New Audio Books: “Deeply Odd” by Dean Koontz, “Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble” by Ann B. Ross, and “Insurgent” by Veronia Roth.

New CDs: “Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film: The Great Gatsby,” and “Pitch Perfect: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.”

New DVDs: “The Great Gatsby,” “Tower Heist,” and “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.”

New TV Seasons: “Friends” season two. Happy Reading!

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