Sept. 3 Library Notes
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September is Sign Up for Library Card Month!

Do you have a library card? If not you are missing out on a lot! If you are into everything digital we are the place for you! You can use our wifi, check out Ebooks, E-audio Books, E-music, and in a few days E-magazines. Stop by soon to check us out!

“Pam’s Pick” this week is: “The Lost Island” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, this is a Gideon Crew novel. Crew brilliant scientist, and master thief, is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse. His task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security. Can he do it?

New Fiction: “Fast Track” by Julie Garwood, this is the story of family secrets and a hidden past. Cordelia was a daddy’s girl. She was raised by her father since she was a baby because her mother was dead, or so she thought. Her father’s death bed confession sends her into head spin. Cordelia sets out to find her mother, but when she receives death threats she wonders if it is worth the risk to find her mother? (also in large print)

“Storm Front” by Richard Castle, this is the first book in the Derrick Storm thriller series. High-level bankers all over the world are being tortured and murdered. The killer, caught in a fleeting glimpse on a surveillance camera, has been described as a psychopath with an eye patch. And that means Gregor Volkov, Derrick Storm’s old nemesis, has returned. Knowing only one man can match Volkov’s strength and cunning, the CIA calls on Storm to track him down, figure out who he’s working for and why.

“Top Secret” by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, this is the first of the Clandestine Operations novels. In the first weeks after World War II, second lieutenant James D. Cronley Jr. is spotted and recruited for a new enterprise that will eventually be transformed into something called the CIA. One war may have ended, but another one has already begun, against an enemy that is bigger, smarter, and more vicious: the Soviet Union.

“Invincible” by Diana Palmer, this is the story of fears and truth. When Carlie’s photographic memory makes her the target of a criminal who’ll do anything to make her forget, she entrusts her life to a Lakota Sioux named Carson, a man she once despised. But when she learns that he is more than a tough guy will she realize he maybe her only chance at surviving?

“Rogues” edited by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, this is a collection of twenty-one stories that will delight and astonish you with a brand new “Game of Thrones” tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the history of Ice and Fire saga.

“Severed Souls” by Terry Goodkind, this is the second book in the Sword of Truth series. Seeker of Truth Richard Rahl and his wife, Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell, must defend themselves and their followers from a series of terrifying threats, despite a magical sickness that depletes their strength and which, if not cured, will take their lives sooner rather than later.

New Christian Fiction: “Heaven Sent Rain” by Lauraine Snelling, this is the tale of a boy in the rain and the two adults who come to love him. Dr. Dinah Taylor can’t help talking to the little boy sitting patiently in the rain with his dog, waiting to walk to school. She buys them breakfast and before they know it one breakfast turns into another and another. Late one night he calls Dinah to rescue his injured dog. Veterinarian Dr. Garret Miller comes to the rescue. Garret and Jonah hit it off, but the same can’t be said for Dinah and the vet. When Jonah’s world comes crashing down and the two must find a way to care for the child.

New Large Print: “The Farmer Next Door” by Patricia Davids, this is book four in the Brides of Amish Country. Adrian Lapp has lost his wife and son and vows to never marry again. But when the newest resident of Hope Springs captivates his attention his feelings may change.

New Mystery: “Margaret Turman’s Undiplomatic Murder” by Donald Bain, this is a Capital Crimes novel. Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. But he takes a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerful senator’s son. Will he get his revenge?

New Non-fiction: “$10 Great Dates” by Peter & Heather Larson, this book will help you create big romance on a small budget, with 52 great ideas. Each date includes suggestions, tips for the date, talking points to enhance your conversations and even a Great Date takeaway.

“Raising Children in the Military” by Cheryl Lawhorne Scott and Don Philpott, this book guides you through the tender real-life challenges military families encounter and provides heartfelt examples of how to navigate the sometimes uncharted and not so easily remedied life of raising children in the military.

“The First Family Detail” by Ronald Kessler, this is a tell-all book. The Secret Service agents reveal the hidden lives of the Presidents and their families.

“The Science Book” edited by Dorling Kindersley, this book explains more than 100 groundbreaking scientific ideas.

“Complete Family Nutrition” by Jane Clarke, this book will help you boost energy with a healthy balanced diet, it also gives you optimal brain power.

“The $50 Home Makeover” by Shaunna West, this book has 75 easy projects to transform your current space into your dream place for $50 or less.

“Things to Do in the Smokies with Kids” by Nick Weisenberger, this book has tips for visiting Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You will learn the top sights to entertain your family.

“Sgt. Reckless: America’s War Horse” by Robin Hutton, this is the story of Reckless, the great little Korean mare who so boldly served alongside Marines of the Recoilless Rifle Platoon, carrying ammunition under enemy fire.

New Audio Books: “Resistant” by Michael Palmer, “German: the Short Course,” “39 Clues: Storm Warning” by Linda Sue Park, and “The Lost Island” by Preston & Child.

New CDs: “Rewind” by Rascal Flatts, and “Days of Gold” by Jake Owen.

New DVDs: “Divergent,” “Need for Speed,” and “Bubble Guppies Get Ready for School!”

New TV Season: “Saved by the Bell” seasons 1 & 2.

Book Sale this weekend!! Sept. 5 & 6 lots of great bargains!! Happy Reading!

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