Library Notes for August 24, 2011

Weather too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry, too anything…hide out with a good book. The John L. Street Library is the place to go. We have it all!

“Pam’s Picks” this week: an old new favorite, Tom Clancy with Peter Telep, with “Against All Enemies,” and Rita Mae Brown with Sneaky Pie Brown, “Hiss of Death.” It takes a cat to write the purr-fect mystery.

New Fiction: “Against all Enemies” by Tom Clancy, the master of international intrigue introduces a new hero, an ex Navy Seal, Maxwell Moore. Taking charge of a high ranking Taliban captive takes a horrific turn nobody saw coming.

“Silent Girl” by Tess Gerritsen, this is a Rizzoli and Isles novel. If you remember Rizzoli is a homicide cop and Isles is the Medical examiner. You can see them both on their TNT series. Every crime scene tells a story. This one may keep you awake at night.

“Eyes Wide Open” by Andrew Gross, this is a rare and menacing psychological thriller. A horrible family tragedy, a past encounter with an infamous killer causes an ordinary man to risk his own life.

“Trader of Secrets” by Steve Martini, this is a Paul Madriani novel. Defense Attorney Madriani is embroiled in a case as perilous as any he has ever faced. While in Paris to find a former NASA employee whose name has been found on papers left in his nemesis’s apartment, Paul Madriani stumbles upon a plot to harness the destructive forces of nature using stolen technology.

“Creed Legacy” by Linda Lael Miller, this is book three in the Creed Cowboy’s series. It is also in large print.

New Christian Fiction: “The Blessed” by Ann Gabhart, the story of one woman trapped by obligation and longs for the freedom to find true love. Lacey Bishop, living in a Shaker village in 1844, tries to fit in with her neighbors, but finds her happiness threatened when she falls for a Shaker man and their relationship is forbidden.

New Non-fiction: “Lost and Found” by John Glatt, the true story of Jaycee Lee Dugard and the abduction that shocked the world.

“A Stolen Life” by Jayce Dugard, this is a memoir.

“Treasures from the Attic” by Mirjam Pressler, this is the extraordinary story of Anne Frank’s family.

New Cookbook of the Month: “Eating Well Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals” by Jessie Price, this cookbook had over 150 recipes everyone will love. And over 50 can be ready in 30 minutes or less.

New Audio Books on CD: “Save Me” by Lisa Scottoline, and “The Kingdom” by Clive Clussler.

New DVDs: “Country Strong,” and “The Fighter.”

BOOK SALE: The Fall Book Sale will be September 22-24.

What’s New: We will start Beginner Computer Classes and Email Classes. Time and date to be announced later.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts