Library Notes for June 8, 2011

June, Moon, Spoon, Gloom, Doom, Loon,

– I don’t have any of those subject, just trying to get your attention. What I do have are books that are all good READS, and “Pam’s Picks.”

New Fiction: “Heaven is High” by Kate Wilhelm, this is a Barbara Holloway novel. Barbara has left her father’s high firm to strike out on her own.  She finds Martin and Binnie Owens on her door step seeking help. Binnie is about to be deported back to Haiti. But little does Barbara know that this case may be her most complex and dangerous.

“The Dawn Country” by Kathleen O’Neal Gear and Michael Gear, this is the second book in the Iroquois quartet. Young Wrass is still being held captive, along with several other children, in Gannajero’s camp. Wrass knows he can’t wait to be rescued. He has to organize the children for an assault on Gannajero’s warriors.  Even if he dies, someone has to escape, to carry the story back to their Peoples. It’s the only way to stop the evil old woman.

“The Twelfth Insight the Hour of Decision” by James Redfield, it began with the Celestine Prophecy and now in this book the journey continues. James Redfield and his friend Wil have received a portion of another ancient and mysterious manuscript that describes a secret approach to spirituality that is silently arriving in the second decade of the twenty-first century. But the manuscript is only in fragments. Can they solve the mystery of the manuscript?

“Texas Blue” by Jodi Thomas, this is book five in the Whispering Mountain series. Gambling man Lewton Preston needs to learn a thing or two about ranching and love if he is going to have a chance in marrying a well-bred woman.

“Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys, this story begins in 1941, when 15 year old Lina, her mother and brother are deported by the Soviet secret police to Siberia. This is the story of love and survival.

New Christian Fiction: “Judgment” by Beverly Lewis, this is book two in the Rose Trilogy. Two Amish sisters reunited by unforeseen circumstances.

“The Journey” by Wanda Brunstetter, this is the first book in the new Kentucky Brothers series. Discover how life became anew for Titus Fisher and his family in Christian County, Kentucky.

New Non-fiction: “Killer Within” by Philip Carlo, in this book Carlo has interviewed some of the most infamous criminals and killer of our time.

“Myth of Autism” by Michael Goldberg M.D., this book will help with the misunderstood epidemic that is destroying our children.

“Max on Life” by Max Lucado, this book has the answers and insights to your most important questions. Lucado offers thoughtful answers to more than 150 of the most pressing questions on topics ranging from hope to hurt, from home to the hereafter.

And last but not least our cookbook of the week: “Salad as a Meal” by Patricia Wells, this book has healthy maindish salads for every season.

New Audio Books on CD: “The Sentry” by Robert Crais, and “Presumed Guilty” by Tess Gerritsen.

New CDs: “20 Great Broadway Show Stoppers,” and “Hallelujah Broadway.”

New DVDs: “Marmaduke,” and “Charlie St. Cloud.” 

New Display: Tea for Two and Two for Tea! So guess what is in the case? Tea cups, tea pots, and even a Hot chocolate set from Prussia, circa 1880’s. This was the collection of Teeny Cox Greer sister of Charlene Sheehan.  Charlene has her very first tea set circa 1960’s. This collection is a special treat. Stop by and check it out.

Start signing your kids up June 1 for Summer Reading in July. Each summer we have a Summer Reading Program for kids ages 2-12 each Wednesday, in July.

Pam Metts