Library Notes for 5 September

September is Sign Up for Library Card Month. If you do not have a library card now is the time to get one. Our library offers more services than ever. Stop by and check out one of “Pam’s Picks.” My pick this week is a mystery. “Sneaky Pie for President” by Rita Mae Brown, with all the talk about the upcoming election this is the prefect book.


New Fiction:

“The Sandcastle Girls” by Chris Bohjalian, this is a historical love story. Laura embarks on a journey through her family’s history that reveals love, loss and many secrets.

“The Inn at Rose Harbor” by Debbie Macomber, this is the first book in a new series. Jo Marie has opened a bed and breakfast. She is a young widow who hopes to stay busy. Her first two guests have heavy hearts, too.

“Sweet Talk” by Julie Garwood, the story of a detective and a lawyer falling in love. It could be a Federal case. This book is in large print too.

“The Soldier’s Wife” by Joanna Trollope, a story of what happens when love and duty collide. Alexa must sacrifice her needs and those of her family to support her husband’s commitment to his duty.

“The Long Earth” by Terry Pratchett, and Stephen Baxter, this book will take you to the ends of the earth and far beyond.

“Courageous” by Diana Palmer, this is a love story. When Special Forces Officer Winslow Grange returns home to Texas, he tries to avoid Peg Larson, the daughter of his ranch foreman who is a distraction he cannot afford.

“15 Seconds” by Andrew Gross, this book shows what happens when even the best life is turned upside down in an instant.


New Large Print:

“Big Sky Mountain” by Linda Lael Miller, this is the second book in the Big Sky series.  Hutch is the golden boy of Parable. Kendra has it all well all most. She wants a devoted husband. But she cannot see Hutch coming home for family dinners.


New Christian Fiction:

 “Love Finds a Home” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, this book has three historical romances to make falling in love simple and sweet.

“The River Queen” by Gilbert Morris, this is a Water Wheel novel. Julienne has her world turned upside down when her father loses everything but an old steamboat. She aims to restore the boat with the help of Dallas, a captain with a drinking problem. God shows Julienne and Dallas that their lives are unsinkable.

“Still House Pond” by Jan Watson, this is a Cooper Brown novel. Cooper’s daughter Lilly is on a train to Lexington when is crashes. Cooper and her husband John rush to find out if their daughter is safe.


New Non-fiction:

“Kentucky Folktales” by Mary Haliton, this is a variety of stories including haunting tales, family stories, and much more.

“Implosion” by Joel C. Rosenberg, this book shows how federal debt, severe economic troubles, political uncertainly, the declining of morality, and a weak church are the makings for natural disaster for the United States.

“How to be Safe” by Ira Lipman, this book will help protect yourself, your home, your family, and your business from crime.

“Taste of Home Potluck!” by the editors of Taste of Home, this cookbook haws 336 crowd pleasing favorites for easy entertaining.

“Designing a House” by Lester Walker, this is an illustrated guide to planning your own home.

“A Look at Life from a Deer Stand” by Steve Chapman, this book is full of stories for anyone hunting for the meaning of life.


New Biographies:

“Lessons from the Mountain” by Mary McDonough, this is the life of the former child television star best known for her role as Erin Walton on “The

“After Camelot” by J. Randy Taraborrelli, this is a personal history of the Kennedy family 1968 to the present.


New Audio Books:

“Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Imperative” by Eric Van Lustbader,

“Criminal” Karin Slaughter,

“Courageous” by Diana Palmer, and

“The Shoemaker’s Wife” by Adriana Trigian.


New CDs:

“Doo-woops & Hooligan’s” by Bruno Mars, and

“Memento Mori” by Flyleaf.


New DVDs:

“Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,”

“Think Like a Man,”

“John Carter,” and

“Scooby Doo Laff-a-lympics: Spooky Games.”


New TV Season:

“The Dukes of Hazzard” first season.


Happy Reading

Pam Metts