Library notes for 7 November

November 11th is Veterans Day, a day we should all hold very dear to our hearts. I have many Veterans in my family, my Dad, most of my uncles, a lot of cousins, and my son, Preston. I am very proud of them all! Again this year we will have a Veterans Day display up all month. We will be glad to add any Veteran or Active Duty pictures to our display.


“Pam’s Picks” this week, you may have guessed, are for our Veterans and Active Duty Military. “Operation: Military Resources” by Kimberly Suchek, is a book full of resources for all branches of military and their families. This book was donated to the library by The Cadiz-Trigg County VFW Ladies Auxiliary. We thank them so much for this wonderful donation.


“Hell in the Pacific” by Jim McEmery with Bill Sloan, this is a marine rifleman’s journey from Guadalcanal to Peleliu.


“Viper Pilot” by U.S. Air Force Fighter Pilot Dan Hampton, this book is a memoir of air combat, and


“Assignment to Hell” by Timothy M. Gay, this is the story of the war against Nazi Germany with correspondents: Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A. J. Liebling, Homer Bigart, and Hal Boyle.



New Fiction:

“By Starlight’’ by Dorothy Garlock, this is the story of a woman who must battle for her future. (also in large print)


“The Racketeer” by John Grisham, this is a legal thriller. When a federal judge is found murdered all fingers point to Malcolm Bannister the racketeer. But how and why did he do it?


“Live by Night” by Dennis Lehane, this is an epic crime novel. This is the story of a cast of loyal friends and enemies, battle for survival and their piece of the American dream.


“Out of OZ” by Gregory Maguire, this is the final volume in the Wicked Years series. This is the magical journey through the Land of Oz


“Sutton” by J. R. Moehringer, this is the story of Willie Sutton, who from 1920-1952 robbed over 100 banks and became a folk hero.


“The Roots of the Olive Tree” by Courtney Miller Santo, this is the story of love, secrets and forgiveness that tie generations together. This is the story of the Keller family, five generations of firstborn women all living in the same house. Anna, the matriarch is 112 Erin the youngest is back home from abroad, alone and expecting her first child.


“Wild Texas Rose” by Jodi Thomas, this is a Whispering Mountain novel. Rose is in danger. A gang of outlaws are determined to kill her. Duncan is convinced he can save her. When the two opposites collide will love be the outcome?



New Large Print:

“Stealing Home” by Sherryl Woods, this is the first book in the Sweet Magnolias series. Maddie may live in the town of Serenity but her life is anything but calm since her husband left.
“Stranger in the Moonlight” by Jude Deveraux, this is the second book in the Edilean trilogy. Travis now a successful attorney learns his mother is moving back to Edilean, Virginia. His thoughts stray to Kim and their idyllic summer years ago and the promise he made her.  Will he fulfill that promise?



New Christian Fiction:

“Found” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is book three in the Secrets of Crittenden County. A murder is solved in the quiet Amish community, and now they must deal with the repercussions.


“The Gifted” by Ann H. Gabhart, this is the story of Jessamine who dreams of the world outside the Shaker Village.



New Non-Fiction:

“The New American Heart Association Cookbook” this is the new revised edition with more than 150 new recipes.


“Eat to Live” by Joel Fuhrman, M.D., this is an amazing program for fast weight loss, lose 20 lbs. or more in 6 weeks.


“Listening In” by Ted Widmer, these are the secret White House recordings of John F. Kennedy, it also includes 2 ½ hours of audio on CD.


“The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey Handbook” by Kim Flottum, this book explains the process of moving honey from beehive to honey house and how to extract it, and cook with it.


“The Illustrated Directory of Guns” by David Miller, this book is a collector’s guide to over 1500 military, sporting and antique firearms.


“Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style” edited by Smithsonian, this book has full-page pictures and timelines to tell the story of fashion around the world for men and women.



New Biography:

“More Room in a Broken Heart” by Stephen Davis, these are the true adventures of Carly Simon’s life.



New Audio Books:

“The Racketeer” by John Grisham,

“You Don’t Want to Know,”

“The Journey” by Wanda Brunstetter, and

“Killing Kennedy” by Bill O’Reilly.



New CDs:

“A Beautiful Life” by Mikeschair, and

“Gold” by Britt Nicole.



New DVDs:

“The Debt,”

“Wanderlust,” and

“Hell is for Heroes.”



New TV Season:

“NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service,” first season.


Computer Classes: This month it’s back to basics. These are the classes for the beginners, parts of the computer, how to turn on and off, how to use the mouse. Class dates are Monday November 12 & 19 at 10:00, call today to register.


BOOK FAIR: We will be having another Scholastic Book Fair, just in time for Christmas shopping. Nov 30, Dec. 1 & 3 more information to come.


Happy Reading!

Pam Metts