John L. Street Library Notes for Tuesday, Dec. 31
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Happy New Year!! Have you made your New Year’s Resolution for this year? Have you ever wanted to read more but just do not think you have the time? If you read only ten pages a day you could read 12-15 books a year. Wow, you’re thinking that’s a lot, but it’s true. And if your resolution is to quit smoking, go on a diet, learn a new language, help your back pain or help your family become happier and more loving, you can read about everything. Or maybe a good novel would suite you best. “Pam’s Pick” this week is: “The Rosie Project” by Graeme C. Simsion, the art of love is not a science. But when Professor Tillman decides it’s time to get a wife it becomes science.

New Fiction: “The Night is Forever” by Heather Graham, this is the third book in the Krewe of Hunters series. What happened here, on a historic ranch outside Nashville, during the Civil War? And what’s happening now?

“Where the Moon Isn’t” by Nathan Filer, this story of a man still searching for his brother. While on vacation two brothers go for a late night walk but only one comes back. Now a grown man Matthew yearns to tell the story of what happened that night.

“The Gods of Guilt” by Michael Connelly, this is a Lincoln Lawyer novel. Defense attorney Mickey Haller investigates the murder of a prostitute whom he thought he had saved from a life on the streets.

“Command Authority” by Tom Clancy, this is a Jack Ryan novel. There’s a new strong man in Russia but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source, President Jack Ryan.

New Christian Fiction: “The Trouble with Cowboys” by Denise Hunter, this is book three in the Big Sky Romance series. Annie is a horse trainer and equine columnist. When her column is cancelled she is asked to write the lovelorn column. The only problem is that Annie’s never been in love. But that could soon change.

“Unspoken” by Dee Henderson, this is the story of a haunting past. Charlotte Graham’s never spoken about her kidnapping. Sixteen years later, she’s back in Chicago and she is the only one who knows the truth. But, even now, can she risk sharing it?

New Large Print: “Trail of the Spellmans” by Lisa Lutz, this is the fifth book in the Spellmans investigations series. After a series of surveillance jobs collide, Izzy must hunt for answers even when they threaten to shatter both the business and the family.

New Biography: “Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey” by Fiona Carnarvon, The Countess of Carnarvon, she tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina’s son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon. The couple presided over Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the setting for the hit PBS show.

New Non-Fiction: “Love & Respect in the Family” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, this book will teach you to see love and respect as a family need, and to stop family crazy cycle of conflict. It will also help you to work like a team.

“The Everything Learning French Book” by Bruce Sallee, this book will help you learn to speak, write, and understand basic French. This book also has an audio CD.

“Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking” by Allen Carr, this book is a complete guide to stopping smoking easily and permanently.

“Heal Your Back” by David Borenstein, M.D., this is your complete prescription for preventing, treating and eliminating back pain.

“Weight Watchers Ultimate Chicken Cookbook” this book has more than 250 fresh, fabulous recipes for every day. All recipes include weight watchers 360 Point Plus values.

New Audio Books: “The Last Witness” by W.E.B. Griffin, and “Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry.

New CDs: “Overcomer” by Mandisa, and “Every Time I Breathe” by Big Daddy Weave.

New DVDs: “Man of Steel,” and “Planes.”

New TV Season: “House of Cards” season one.

CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP: We will be starting a Caregiver’s Support Group, January 28, 12:00-1:00 in the board room of the library. This group will meet every fourth Tuesday of the month. This group is open to anyone who is a care giver.

LEGO NIGHT: Ms. Cheryl is planning a Lego Night at the library in February 27. She is gladly accepting Lego donations and old broken crayons.

Happy New Year of Reading!

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