“Pam’s Pick” this week is “Moonrise” by Cassandra King, this is the story of dark secrets and second chances. Helen Honeycutt has a difficult time fitting in with her new husband’s friends. When she stumbles upon the secret of her predecessor’s death, she must decide if she can ever love again.
New Fiction: “Who Asked You?” by Terry McMillan, this is a story of trusting your own judgment even when other don’t agree. Betty Jean’s daughter drops off her children at her house and disappears. Betty Jean has her hands full but she can get to the bottom of it all.
“The Lowland” by Jumpa Lahiri, this is the story of two brothers bound by tragedy. As children Subhash and Udayan Mitra are inseparable brothers. As adults they go their own way. But when Subhash learns what happened to his brother in the lowland outside their family’s home, he goes back to India, hoping to pick up the pieces of a shattered family, and to heal the wounds Udayan left behind.
“Deadline” by Sandra Brown, this is the story of a journalist hot on the trail of his big story. Already coping with battle fatigue following his return from Afghanistan, journalist Dawson Scott receives a tip he cannot ignore about a potentially huge story involving the son of terrorists at-large for forty years. Is it his big break or is it a trap? (also in large print)
“Cut to the Bone” by Jefferson Bass, this is a Body Farm novel. The clock has been turned back to reveal the Body Farm’s creation and Dr. Brockton’s deadly duel with a serial killer.
“Dream with Little Angels” by Michael Hiebert, this is the story of a small southern town haunted by tragedy. Thirteen-year-old Ruby Mae Vickers disappears in Alvin, Alabama. Leah Teal, new detective of Alvin, is assigned to the case. After three months, Ruby Mae finally turns up dead beneath a willow beside a swamp. Twelve years later, another little girl goes missing, then another. Leah is sure these incidents are connected to the one she failed to solve a dozen years ago.
“The Living Room” by Robert Whitlow, this is the story of when dreams become real. Amy is writing her third novel. She normally gets her inspiration from her dreams. But now her dreams are not ones she would want to come true.
“Under a Texas Sky” by Dorothy Garlock, the story of two strangers who find love and face a dangerous threat. ⌘Anna is an actress starring in her first movie shot on location. When she meets Dalton a local blacksmith it is love at first sight. When the film is being sabotaged it is Dalton who comes to save Anna. (also in large print)
New Mysteries: “Dick Francis’s Refusal” by Felix Francis, Sid Halley returns in this new mystery. When the chairman of the racing authority is found dead Sid decides to come out of retirement. Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on when his family is threatened.
New Christian Fiction: “Glamorous Illusions” by Lisa T. Bergren, ⌘this is the first book in the Grand Tour series. Cora Kensington is invited on the “Grand Tour” of Europe to finish her education. As she travels she realizes the blessings of a family name as well as the curses.
“Morning for Dove” by Martha Rogers, this is the second book in the Winds Across the Prairie series. Luke Anderson is in love with Dove Morris but his mother is prejudice of Native American heritage. When wildfires threaten the Morris Ranch Luke must risk his life to save Dove.
New Large Print: “Big Sky Wedding” by Linda Lael Miller, this is book five in the Big Sky series. Brylee is a little gun shy when it comes to marriage after being jilted. But Zane is determined to change her mind kiss by kiss.
New Biographies: “Alone Together: My Life with J. Paul Getty” by Teddy Getty Gaston, this is the glamorous but painful story of her marriage to Getty the first billionaire.
“I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai, this is the story of the fifteen year old girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban and almost paid the ultimate price.
New Non-fiction: “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell, this book begins with the real story of the giant and the shepherd boy and on to challenging how we think about obstacles in our lives.
“This Town” by Mark Leibovich, this is a blistering, stunning and funny examination of our elected officials on Capitol Hill.
“The Human Body” edited by Parragon Books, this is a comprehensive guide to the miracle of nature that is the anatomy of the human body.
“American Auto Legends” by Michael Furman, this is an essential guide to the many icons of the American highway.
“Promote Yourself” by Dan Schawbel, this is a career self-help book with the new rules for career success and how to remain positive and motivated.
“Crochet for the Kitchen’ by Tove Fevang, this book has over 50 patterns for placemats, potholders, hand towels, and dishcloths, using crochet and Tunisian crochet techniques.
New Audio Books: “The English Girl” by Daniel Silva, “Protection” by Diana Palmer, and “The Last Kiss Goodbye” by Karen Robards.
New CDs: A Messenger” by Colton Dixon, and “Made” by Hawk Nelson.
New DVDs: “The Bling Ring,” “Ghost,” and “Diego’s Halloween.”
New TV Season: “Rizzoli & Isles” season two. Happy Reading!!
The Cadiz Record’s Library Notes feature is submitted by John L. Street Library Director Pam Metts.