Library notes for 20 February

A Very Special Story Time: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey©present Fully Charged, Gold Edition Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassadors of Laughter. The clowns will be here to do this very special story time, Friday, March 1, at 10am to present: “If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss.” This will be a great treat for all children.  Ringling Bros. will be in Murray April 4-7 and kids 12 and under can get a free ticket by reading five books and getting their cards stamped with five elephant stamps. Come to the library on March 1 for a sneak peak at the clowns. (Ambassadors of Laughter)


“Pam’s Pick” for this week is a non-fiction book: “The 100 Best Romance Novels” by Jennifer Lawler, this book has everything from “Pride and Prejudice” to “Twilight.” These are the books that make you fall in love.



New Fiction:

“The Perfect Marriage” by Kimberla Lawson Roby, this is the story of pretty pictures that sometimes hide ugly secrets. The Shaw family seems perfect at a glance. But the couple has a drug problem. Can their daughter save the family or is it too late?


“Chance of a Lifetime” by Jodi Thomas, this is book five in the Harmony novel. Emily has a lot on her mind when a friend from her past shows up. Now she must deal with the secrets she has been keeping for fifteen years. A secret that changed her life and could crush her future.


“Moonlight Masquerade” by Jude Deveraux, this is the third book in the Moonlight trilogy. The is the story of three college friends waiting to learn their destinies.


“The Child’s Child” by Barbara Vine, this is the story of two siblings born a few years after World War One. John and Maud, are a homosexual brother and a sister carrying an illegitimate child.


“Suspect” by Robert Crais, this explosive suspense thriller is the story of LAPD cop Scott James. James was shot and his partner killed by unidentified men. Ashamed and enraged he must find his partner’s killers.


“1356” by Bernard Cornwell, this historical novel is set in September 1356. A tale of Peril and the conquest at the battle of Poitiers.


“The Aviator’s Wife” by Melanie Benjamin, this is the story of the relationship of one of America’s most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh.



New Mystery:

“Easter Bunny Murder” by Leslie Meier, this is a Lucy Stone mystery. Lucy has her hands full when the Easter Bunny drops dead at the Easter Egg Hunt she is covering.



New Christian fiction:

“Goodbye to Yesterday” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, this is book one in the Discovery series. Luke and Meredith are facing the greatest challenge of their lives. Will their faith and love bring them closer or drive them apart?



New Large Print:

“Laughter in the Rain” by Debbie Macomber, a story of romance. Abby loves Logan but wants more romance in her life. When she meets Tate, she thinks she has found it.


“A Love Forbidden” by Kathleen Morgan, this is book two in the Heart of the Rockies series. Shiloh is the teacher at the White River Indian Agency when the crossfire between the Utes and the Indian Agent, and U.S. government breaks out. Her feeling for a half-Ute friend complicates matter as she must battle her feelings as well.



New Biographies:

“Martin Luther King Jr.: a King Family Tribute” by Angela Farris Watkins, this is a wonderful collection of family photographs, touching stories, and memories from the family.


“Remembering Whitney” by Cissy Houston, this is the story of Whitney Houston, of love, loss, and the night the music stopped.


“My Share of the Task” by General Stanley McChrystal, retired U.S. Army, this is the story of his career. A career in the world of special operations, at a time when these elite forces became increasingly effective and necessary.



New Non-fiction:

“Essential Guide to Cake Decorating” by Alex Barker, this book will give you inspirational ideas, tips, techniques and step-by-step photography.


“The Book of Old Silver” by Seymour B. Wyler, this is a complete reference guide to the art, history, and laws of old silver.


“Mafia Summit” by Gil Reavil, this is the story of J. Edgar Hoover, the Kennedy Brothers, and the meeting that unmasked the mob.


“Past Lives of the Rich and Famous” by Sylvia Browne, in this book you can explore the past lives of some of our most famous celebrities.


“Paula Deen’s Savannah Style” by Paula Deen, this book makes it easy to bring the southern style to homes in the north and south.



New Audio Books:

“Notorious Nineteen” by Janet Evanovich,

“Collateral Damage” by Stuart Woods,

“Paris: a Love Story” by Kati Morton, and

“Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry” by Mildred D. Taylor.


New CDs:

“Dubbed & Freq’d” by TobyMac, and

“God’s Not Dead” by Newsboys.


New DVDs:

“Men in Black 3,” 

“I Heart Shakey,” and

“The Best of Dr. Seuss.”


New TV Season:

“M*A*S*H” first season.


Computer Classes: Basic Internet classes will be Monday February 25 at 10:00. Call to get signed up.

Tax Service: Yes, the wonderful volunteers at RSVP will be doing taxes again this year. Call the library for an appointment 270-522-6301.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts