“Gardening Basics” and more May Mysteries

Rain Sound

At first it’s like drumming

As it patters down, then stops,

Now it’s an animal

Outside the window

Quietly licking its chops.

-By Lillian Morrison


And we have all had that feeling in the last few weeks. We have lots of new good books to help soothe that stormy feeling away.

“Pam’s Pick” of the week…”Gardening Basics” by Ken Beckett, this book will help you with how to design, plant, and maintain your garden.

Just a few May is for Mysteries, that I could not list in my column last week.

“I’ll Walk Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark, this is a spine chilling identify theft. Zan Moreland is terrified to discover that somebody is not only using her credit cards and manipulating her financial accounts to bankrupt her and destroy her reputation. Zan is still haunted by the kidnapping of her son, Matthew. When pictures surface that seem to show Zan kidnapping her own child a chain of events to turn her world upside down. She desperately wants to know who is behind this and who has her son.

“Mobbed” by Carol Higgins Clark, is a Regan Reilly mystery.

“Secret Soldier” by Alex Berenson, super spy John Wells goes undercover in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon in this thriller.

“The Jungle” by Clive Cussler with Jack DuBrul, this is book eight of the Oregon Files. Juan and the crew have never had an adventure like this one.

New Christian fiction: “Leaving” by Karen Kingsbury, this is the first book in the new Bailey Flanigan series featuring members of the Baxter family. Bailey is headed off on the adventure of a lifetime, while Cody is in Indianapolis. Will the distance expose the cracks in their relationship?

“Angel Sister” by Ann H. Gabhart, the story of love and survival. Little does young Kate Merritt realize that bringing home the half-starved five-year-old abandoned on the steps of her grandfather Reece’s church will set in motion a chain of events destined to reveal long-buried secrets in the town of Rosey Corner, Kentucky.

New Non-fiction: with subject matter about as far apart as it could possibly by.

“In the Blink of an Eye” by Michael Waltrip, this stories of Dale, Daytona and the day that changed everything.

“Afterlives of the Rich and Famous” by Sylvia Browne, featuring intimate afterlife accounts over 40 stars we’ve loved and lost.  Like Princess Diana, John Lennon, Heath Ledger, Marilyn Monroe and several others.

New CDS: All three of these are soundtracks for the Chronicles of Narnia: “The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,” “Prince Caspian,” and “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.”

New DVDs: “A Little Princess,” and “The Bounty Hunter.”

We have a New Bridge! We would like to thank Samantha Harper and her Dad for the new bridge over into the woods in back of the library. Samantha plans to clean up some of the walking trail back there too. This was part of a Girl Scout project for Samantha.  Thank you so much Samantha for a job well done!

New Display: In the display case this month is scuba gear! David Westerfield has filled the case with all kinds of scuba gear and even a couple of scuba diving GI Joes. One tank is setting out of the case for you to examine.  So dive in and see the display!

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts