Library Notes for September 21, 2011

CHANGES, CHANGES, CHANGES…the Dogwood trees, burning bushes, fewer hummingbirds, and the library. We have new shelving and have shifted parts of the book collection around. More space for the large print books, mysteries now shelved within the fiction collection. Come in and see. Are there changes in “Pam’s Picks?” No, just new books, and here are the picks of the week. Who would be first on my list, Marshall Karp with “Kill Me If You Can.” Wait doesn’t he write with that other guy? You might know him, James Patterson. This is the story of an innocent art student who finds $13 million in diamonds in a medical bag during an attack at Grand Central Terminal. Run, run, run, that’s the plan, but will it work?

New Fiction: “Sisterhood Everlasting” by Ann Brashares, four friends, one sisterhood…ten years later. This is a much welcome return to Tibby, Lena, Carmen, and Bridget.

“The Informant” by Thomas Perry, this is a Butcher’s Boy novel. One of crime fiction’s most memorable killers has returned to play a deadly psychological game with the Justice Department.

“Watch Me Die” by Erica Spindler, this is a thriller guaranteed to chill your blood and set your teeth on edge. A psychological drama where one woman’s journey to recovery becomes her worst nightmare.

“Robopocalypse” by Daniel H. Wilson, a brilliantly conceived riveting action epic. Humans fighting to survive against the machines that rise up to destroy them. This is Sci Fi at its finest. Movies rights already in the works.

New Large Print: “Escape” by Barbara Delinsky, this is a spellbinder. Emily is a lawyer, tired and disillusioned with her life. She tosses her Blackberry and makes her escape. How far will she get?

New Christian Fiction: “Amish Midwife” by Mindy Starns Clark & Leslie Gould, this is book one in the new Women of Lancaster County series.

“Amish Nanny” by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould this is book two in the Women of Lancaster County series.

Non-fiction: “Original Horse Bible” by Moira C. Reeve, this book contains everything a horse owner would want or need to know about horses, their care, and their activities.

“The Art of Raising a Puppy” by Monks of New Skete staff, this book takes potential puppy owners through the early stages of development, and discusses the practical aspects of adopting and training a puppy using a method based on an understanding of canine behavior and enhanced bond between dog and owner.

New Cookbook: “Vegan Family Meals” by Ann Gentry, this is real food for everyone.

New Audio Books: “Phantom Evil” by Heather Graham, and “Night Road” by Kristin Hannah.

New CDs: “Calling All Hearts” by Keyshia Cole, “Pink Friday” by Nicki Minaj, and “Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry.

BOOK SALE: Yes, it’s time for our Fall Book Sale. We have a wonderful collection of books for the sale. We will still have the $1 a bag and we have some very nice like new books for $2 each. Stop by Thursday, Friday or Saturday for great bargains.

Basic Computer Class: The next Basic Computer Class will be Monday, September 26, at 10:00. Call the library and sign up today, seats are filling up fast.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts