Library Notes for January 17, 2018

“Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up heart and soul.” Joann Harris

Pam’s Pick this week is: “Promise Not to Tell” by Jayne Ann Krentz, this is the story of Seattle gallery owner Virginia Troy. Virginia has spent years battling the demons that stem from her childhood time in a cult and the night a fire burned through the compound, killing her mother. Now one of her artists has taken her own life, but not before sending Virginia a last picture: a painting that makes Virginia doubt everything about her so-called suicide and her own past.

New Fiction: “Alive in Shape and Color” edited by Lawrence Block, “Behind Closed Doors” by B.A. Paris, “The Exile” by James Patterson, “Operator Down” by Brad Taylor, this is a Pike Logan novel, and “Crystal Falls” by Christine Wissner.

New Christian Fiction: “Holding the Fort” by Regina Jennings this is the first book in the Fort Reno series, “The Ladies of Ivy Cottage” by Julie Klassen this is the second book in the Tales from Ivy Hill series and also in large print.

New Large Print: “Ralph Compton: Navarro” by Peter Brandvold.

New Mystery: “The Body in the Casket” by Katherine Hall Page.

New Biographies: “The Book of Joe: the Life, Wit, and (Sometimes Accidental) Wisdom of Joe Biden” by Jeff Wilser, and “Natural Disaster: I Cover Them, I am One” by Zee Ginger.

New Non-fiction: “The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors III and the Murder that Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty” by Philip Jett, “Memory Rescue: Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most” by Daniel Amen, “Pointing Dogs: How to Train, Nurture, and Appreciate Your Bird Dog” by Steven Mulak, “Bobby Flay Fit: 200 Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle” by Bobby Flay, “Avoiding Everyday Disasters: Stop Murdering Your Houseplants, Reheat Leftovers Without Ruining Them, Don’t Woe Your Arm and Your Leg in Credit Card Debt, and Dodge 500 Other Common Pitfalls of Adulating” by Laura Lee, “Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space,” and “River Master: John Wesley Powell’s Legendary Exploration of the Colorado River and Grand Canyon” by Cecil Kuhne.

New Audio Books: “Past Perfect” by Danielle Steel, “Manhunt” by James Patterson, and “Sticks and Bones” by Carolyn Haines.

New DVDs: “The Hero,” “American Assassin,” and “Trolls Holiday.”

New TV Season: “Game of Thrones” season 5.

Don’t forget: Relissa Torian, Nutrition Education Program/SNAP-Ed Assistant for Trigg County will be at the library Friday, January 19, in the basement serving Hot Soup or Chili/Chips from 11:30-1:00 this program is free and is first come, first served and everyone is invited.

Have you started our January Contest? This month we have a “Be Kind! Challenge!” Pick up a “Be Kind” paper complete at least four challenges bring it back pick a prize and put your name in for the drawing of the book: “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, that is now a major motion picture.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts, Director