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




Libary notes for 31 October

Happy Halloween!! I hope everyone has a safe and fun filled night. “Pam’s Pick” this week is a Scarpetta novel. “The Bone Bed” by Patricia Cornwell, will make a nice read for a Halloween night. Scarpetta is haunted by someone from her past as she tracks a killer.


New Fiction:

“NYPD Red” by James Patterson & Marshall Karp, someone is killing Hollywood icons and Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald know there’s no way of telling what a killer this deranged will do next. (regular & large print)


“Last Scene Alive” by Charlaine Harris, this is an Aurora Teagarden mystery. Roe is again after a killer but this time she maybe one of his targets too.


“The Unspoken” by Heather Graham , this is book three in the Krewe of Hunters: Second Krewe series. Veteran divers are dieing as they explore the freighter, Jerry McGuen that sunk in 1898 in Lake Michigan. It was carrying an ill-gotten sarcophagus of an Egyptian sorcerer. Now rumors are spreading that ancient demons have awakened.


“The Virgin Cure” by Ami McKay, this is the story of a young girl abandoned on the streets of Post-Civil War New York City. Moth is sold as a servant by her mother. Moth befriends Dr. Sadie who hopes she can protect Moth from falling prey to a terrible myth known as the “virgin cure.”


“The Scottish Prisoner” by Diana Gabaldon, this is a masterpiece of epic history, wicked deceit, and scores that can only be settled in blood.


“Seconds Away” by Harlan Coben, this is the second book in the Mickey Bolitar series. When tragedy strikes Mickey will protect his loved ones. But how can he protect them when he’s not even sure who or what he’s protecting them from.


“The Cutting Edge” by Linda Howard, this is a classic romance. Brett is sent to LA to crack a case of embezzlement. When he fall in love with Tessa their love is perfect. Is it too perfect to last?



New Christian Fiction:

“When Hope Blossoms” by Kim Vogel Sawyer, this is a love story that speaks to the heart. Tim left the Mennonite family years ago so when Amy and her three children moved next door he was not pleased to have the Old Order Mennonite family. Will the past hurts be a barrier between them?


“A Love Forbidden” by Kathleen Morgan, this is the second book in the Heart of the Rockies series. Shiloh wants to teach the Ute Indians. But when she is caught in the cross fire between the Utes, and the US government and a half-Utes childhood friend trouble begins.


“When Love Comes My Way” by Lori Copeland, this is a love story about redemption, forgiveness, and renewed spiritual awakenings.  Tess wakes from a wagon accident to discover she has lost her memory. As she recovers she loses her heart to the handsome lumber jack Jake.  (regular & large print)



New Biographies:

“Catherine the Great” by Robert Massie, this is the story of a young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, and powerful women in history.


“Bad Habits: Confessions of a Recovering Catholic” by Jenny McCarthy, this is McCarthy’s journey from an all-girls Catholic school to Playmate of the Year, to bestselling author and on to her own talk show.


“The Man Who Saved the Union” by H.W. Brands, this is the story of Ulysses Grant. Who discovered he was a genius at battle, and how he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War.



New Non-fiction:

“Home Cooking Basics” by Southern Living, this is a complete illustrated guide to southern cooking made simple.


“The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book” by the experts at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. This is a great book for anyone going through breast cancer or has a family member or friend going through breast cancer.


“Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World” by Evan Thomas, the story of Eisenhower as a crafty politician who navigated the treacherous waters of the early Cold War period with guile and cleverness.


“100 Landmarks of the World” by Beverley Jollands, this is a journey in pictures to the most fascinating landmarks around the globe.


“When America First Met China” by Eric Jay Dolin, this is an exciting story of smugglers, sea pirates and dueling clipper ships in the 1700’s.


“Change Your Words Change Your Life” by Joyce Meyer, this is the understanding the power of the words we speak each day.


“Sacred Places of Kentucky” by Amanda Hervey & Rev. Roger Jasper, photography by Wes & Stacey Battoclette, from Ashland to Paducah this book has 44 of the most beautiful churches in Kentucky.



New Audio Books:
“NYPD Red” by James Patterson,
“The Cutting Edge” by Linda Howard, and
“Quinn” by Iris Johansen.
New CDs:
“Blown Away” by Carrie Underwood,
“Uncaged” by Zac Brown Band.
“Safe House,”
“Radio Rebel,” and
“Phineas and Ferb: the Fast and the Phineas.”
New TV Season:
“The Vampire Diaries” first season.


Veteran Display: This year we would again like to honor our Veteran’s and Active Duty military. Anyone who would like to bring a framed picture of their veteran or active duty military, the display will be up the whole month of November.

Happy Reading!

Pam Metts


Library Notes for 17 October 2012

Library Notes for October 17, 2012

The Ham Festival is over and wasn’t it fun? But don’t worry we have a lot going on this week. The Book Sale this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The LBL Genealogy Group will be here Friday night and Saturday. Laura Willis from Simmons Historical Publishing will be here Saturday with her genealogy books.


And speaking of family history my Non-fiction Pam’s Pick this week is: “Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot” by Bill O’Reilly, this book brings history to life in ways that will move you.


My Fiction Pam’s Pick this week is: “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling, this is not a Harry Potter novel. It is her first adult novel. The story is set in a small town whose parish council has a vacant seat due to the death of one member. So who will win in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations?



New Fiction:

“Mad River” by John Sandford, this is a Virgil Flowers novel. Virgil joins the cops trying to catch three teenagers on a killing spree. But something doesn’t seem quite right.  He just hopes he can figure it out before anyone else has to die.


“You Are the Love of My Life” by Susan Richards Shreve, this is a story of how shame leads to secrets, secrets to lies and how lies stand in the way of human connection.


“The Bartender’s Tale” by Ivan Doig, this is a heartwarming story of a father and son and how life changes. Tom and Rusty are an odd kind of family with a bar for a home.


“Off the Grid” by P.J. Tracy, this is a Monkeewrench novel. Grace MacBride partner in Monkeewrench Sofware and her partners find themselves in the middle of a shocking collision of violence on a Minnesota Indian reservation, fighting for their lives.


“The Hypnotist’s Love Story” by Liane Moriarty, this story shows that life is complicated, and we all do crazy things sometimes especially when love is involved.


“Illusion” by Frank Peretti, this is the story of love and life, loss and restoration, full of twists. After losing his wife and magic partner Dane Collins finds himself transfixed by a magician whose illusions even he can’t explain. The young girl resembles the love of his life of forty years ago. She is mysteriously drawn to him, she is being watched by those who not only possess all the answers but who also have the power to decide her fate.


“A Dance with Dragons” by George R. R. Martin, this is book five in the Song of Ice and Fire series. In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance.


“And When She was Good” by Laura Lippman, this is the story of a woman with a secret life who is forced to make desperate choices to save her son and herself.


“Robert Ludlum’s The Janus Reprisal” by Jamie Freveletti, this is a Covert One novel. The President was forced to establish his own clandestine group, Covert One. It is only to be activated as a last resort, when there is a global threat and time is running out. Show More

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Large Print:

“Next of Kin” by Sharon Sala, this is the first book in the new Rebel Ridge series. Beth was witness to a major mob hit and put in protective custody. After the third safe house is riddled with bullets she decides to take matters into her own hands. What the FBI can’t do her kinfolks can.


“Jury of His Peers” by Debbie Macomber, the story of rekindled friendship. Caroline Lomax is on jury duty and so is Ted Thomasson. They have known each other since childhood. Back then, she thought he was obnoxious. But other things have changed. Now Ted wants Caroline to see him as more than a boy from her past.



New Christian Fiction:

“The Haven” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, this is the second book in the Stoney Ridge Seasons series. This is the heartwarming story of faith, family and renewal of live.


“To Love and Cherish” by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller, this is book two in the Bridal Veil Island series. Escape to the historical Island resort where Melinda has been waiting for Evan to propose. Has she given her heart to the wrong person?



New Non-fiction:

“Field & Stream Hunting Guide” by T. Edward Nickens, this book has 100 essential hunting skills every hunter should know.


“In-Laws, Outlaws, and Granny Flats” by Michael Litchfield, this is your guide to turning one house into two homes. Do you need to make room for an elderly parent or a returning child? This is your book.


“Service: A Navy SEAL at War” by Marcus Luttrell, this is a powerful story of modern warfare and a patriotic tribute to America’s elite warriors.


“Crucible of Fire” by Bruce Hensler, this is the story of the making of the modern fire service.


“The Mormonizing of America” by Stephen Mansfield, this is the story of how the Mormon religion became a dominant force in politics, entertainment, and pop culture.



New Biographies:

“My Mother was Nuts” by Penny Marshall, this is an intimate look in to the personal life of Penny Marshall, from the Jackie Gleason Show in 1955 to directing “A League of Their Own. This book reveals there’s no one else quite like Penny Marshall.


“Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story” by Arnold Schwarzenegger, this is his unique and entertaining story.



New Audio Books:

“Back Fire” by Catherine Coulter,

“Bones are Forever” by Kathy Reichs, and

“The Best of Edgar Allan Poe” by Edgar Allan Poe.



New CDs:

“Born and Raised” by John Mayer, and

“Circuital” by My Morning Jacket.



New DVDs:


“Love’s Everlasting Courage,”

“A Thousand Words,” and

“Word Girl Tricks& Treats.”



New TV Seasons:

“Veronica Mars” second season.



BOOK SALE: Oct. 18, 19, & 20 the garage is full of wonderful bargains. Most are $1 a bag.


Happy Reading!!

Pam Metts


Library Notes for 19 September

Library Notes for September 19, 2012

One can only imagine what life in Trigg County would have been like if the Thomas & Bridges’ family had been like the Hatfields & McCoys. The most notorious American family feud began in 1865 during the Civil War. This family fund has everything from war, hog stealing and even a Romeo and Juliet interlude that led to the death of one of the McCoy daughters.


“Pam’s Pick” this week, “Blood Feud” by Lisa Alther, the story of the Hatfields & the McCoys: The Epic story of Murder & Vengeance.  The library also has the miniseries, “Hatfields & McCoys” staring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton, and the cd with the music from the move, “Famous for Killing Each Other.” The only thing I can say it that must have been “Some Pig!”



New Fiction:

“Between You and Me” by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus, the story of two cousins, one famous the other not. Logan must decide to protect her cousin or save herself.


“Close Your Eyes” by Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen, this is a suspense thriller. Kendra has been blind for twenty years. She has honed her other senses to almost superhuman perfection. The FBI asks her to help them to solve a case involving her ex-lover.


“The Tombs” by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry, this is a Fargo adventure. The Fargos are intrigued when friend asks them to help with a top secret excavation of a historical site. What they find sets themon a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine.


“Tumbleweeds” by Leila Meacham, the story of three friends who forge a lifelong bond. The story takes the three from high school graduation to several tragic events in life.


“The Last Victim” by Karen Robards, this is an electrifying suspense thriller. Dr. Charlotte Stone is an expert criminal pathologist. One of the reasons she is so good at what she does is because she survived a serial killer as a teenager.


“Nevermore” by James Patterson, this is the final Maximum Ride adventure. One last incredible, explosive adventure with an astonishing ending that no one could have seen coming.


“Wards of Faerie” by Terry Brooks this is the first in the Dark Legacy of Shannara trilogy. Seven years after the conclusion of the High Druid of Shammara.


“The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln” by Stephen L. Carter, this is a thrilling novel that alternates history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865. Two years later he is charged with overstepping his constitutional authority, both during and after the Civil War, and faces an impeachment trial.



New Mysteries:

“The Body in the Boudoir” by Katherine Hall Page, this is a Faith Fairchild mystery. Faith returns to the memories of her wedding. In 1990 Faith falls in love at first sight with Reverend Thomas Fairchild. But someone is determined to stop the wedding. Who could be trying to eliminate the bride?


“Hellbox” by Bill Pronzini, this is a Nameless detective mystery. Bill, the “Nameless Detective,” and his wife Kerry were in the Sierra foothills, falling in
love with a cabin when Kerry goes missing. Soon Bill and the small town learn the price that must be paid for mistreating a madman.




New Christian Fiction:

“The Search” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is the second book in the Secrets of Crittenden County. The Amish community has its first death by mysterious circumstances. Detective Reynolds comes to help investigate. Soon he is butting heads with Frannie who is keeping secrets about her feeling for the victim. Can she be responsible for the crime?


“Whispers in the Wind” by Lauraine Snelling, this is the second book in the Wild West Wind series. Cassie leaves North Dakota for South Dakota in hopes of fulfilling her father’s dream of raising horses. But when she gets to the Bar E Ranch she runs into Mavis Engstrom who has been keeping secrets for years about the ranch. Has she come all this way to turn back now?



New Large Print:

“Rainshadow Road” by Lisa Kleypas, this is a Friday Harbor novel. Lucy’s life is shattered when her boyfriend asks her to move out. Soon she finds romance with Sam, little does she know her ex asked Sam to take her out. What will she do when she finds out her relationship started under false pretenses?



New Christmas Books:

“Country Woman Christmas 2012,”

“Christmas from the Heart” by Better Homes and Gardens,

“Gooseberry Patch Christmas,” and

“Christmas with Southern Living.”



New Non-fiction:

“Game Plan for Life” by Joe Gibbs, this is a devotional that offers forty reading to inspire you and help with ultimate success in your life.


“Double Cross” by Ben MacIntyre, this is the true story of the D-Day spies.


“The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg, this book helps to explain why we do what we do in life and business.



New Audio Books:

“Afraid to Die” by Lisa Jackson,

“The Last Victim” by Karen Robards,

“The Third Gate” by Lincoln Child, and

“Porch Lights” by Dorothea Benton Frank.



New CDs:

“Famous for Killing Each Other: Music from and Inspired by Hatfields & McCoys,” and

“Believe” by Celtic Woman.



New DVDs:

“Act of Valor,”

“Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,”

“Urban Cowboy,” and

“Elmo’s Alphabet Challenge.”



New TV Season:

“Hatfields & McCoys” miniseries.



New Displays: It’s Constitution Week September 17-23. The James Thomas Chapter Daughters of the American Revelation have a stunning display for the Constitution Week.


Computer Class: Basic Internet, September 24, at 10:00 sign up soon!


Happy Reading!

Pam Metts


Library Notes for 12 September

Library Notes for September 12, 2012


Cooler nights and the feel of fall in the air it is also time for the new TV seasons to start.

 “Pam’s Pick” this week is “Bones are Forever” by Kathy Reichs. Her books are the inspiration for the Fox TV series “Bones.” Forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan is faced with the difficult assignment. She is asked to assist in a case involving the mysterious deaths of three babies.


New Fiction:

“A Fool and his Honey” by Charlaine Harris, this is an Aurora Teagarden mystery. Roe’s life is going smooth when her husband’s niece shows up with a baby no one knew she had and disappears, leaving the baby and a murdered husband. Roe uncovers some dark family secrets to solve this mystery.


“Bad Faith” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, this is the story of a parent’s worst nightmare. DA Butch Karp has no problem prosecuting the Ellis’ after their son Micah dies from a treatable cancer at the hands of a snakeoil salesman, Rev. Westlund.


“The Light Between Oceans” by M. L. Stedman, this is an unforgettable and deeply moving novel. Lighthouse Keeper Tom Sherbourne and his wife have tried for years to have a baby. So when a boat with a dead man and a living baby wash ashore they keep her for their own. But problems arise when they go back to the mainland. Can they keep their secret?


Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale” by Lynda Rutledge, the heartfelt story about last chances, second chances, and chance itself. When Faith is called by God to sell all her belongings, she changes the lives of the whole town.


“Blood Line” by James Rollins, this is a Sigma Force novel. Sigma must race to save an innocent unborn baby, one who holds the key to a mystery and whose very existence raises questions about the nature of humanity.


“The Kingmaker’s Daughter” by Philippa Gregory, this is the gripping story of the daughters of the man known as “Kingmaker.” Edward IV uses his beautiful daughters as pawns in his political games.


“Sunrise Point” by Robyn Carr, this is a new Virgin River novel. Tom Cavanaugh returns to Virgin River to take over his family’s apple orchard and settle down, and despite his image of the perfect wife, he finds himself attracted to Nora Crane, a tough single mother who helps with harvest time at the orchard. This book is in large print.


“The Inquisitor’s
by Jefferson Bass, this is a Body Farm novel. When Miranda Lovelady and Dr. Bill Brockton discover what could be the bones of Jesus of Nazareth, their finding triggers a deadly tug-of-war between the anthropologists, the Vatican, and a deadly zealot who hopes to use the bones to bring about the Second Coming and trigger the end of time.


“Mortal” by Ted Dekker, this is the second book in the Books of Mortals series. Set in a terrifying, medieval future, where grim pageantry masks death, this tale of dark desires and staggering stakes peels back the layers of the heart for all who dare take the journey.


“Last to Die” by Tess Gerritsen, this is a Rizzoli & Isles thriller. Teddy Clock has survived not one but two massacres. But Det. Rizzoli is determined to protect this young man and put an end to the killer’s twisted quest.



New Christian Fiction:

“The Harbinger” by Jonathan Cahn, this is the story of an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future.


“Tidewater Inn” by Colleen Coble, this is the first book in the new Hope Beach series, this book is in regular and large print. Libby inherits a beautiful old hotel. Soon she realizes her dream come true is becoming a nightmare.


“The Heart’s Frontier” by Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith, this is the first book in the Amish of Apple Grove series. Emma’s family is robbed on a trip to visit a relative. They pray for someone to help them. Luke had not planned on being the answer to anyone’s prayers but God has something else in mind.


“To Have and to Hold” by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller, this is the first book in the Bridal Veil Island series. Audrey and her father go back to the island he grew up on.  Soon contractors are after their land and two men are after her heart.


“The Keeper” by Suzanne Woods Fisher, this is the first book in the Stoney Ridge Seasons series. When Paul postpones the wedding Julia blames Roman the Bee Keeper. Can Julia have the future she has always dreamed of or does God have other plans?



New Non-fiction:

“Killer on the Road” by Ginger Gail Strand, this is the story of 42,795 mile of Interstate and Highways and the killers who have preyed upon them, such as: “Hitcher,” the “Freeway Killer,” the “Killer on the Road,” the “I-5 Strangler,” and the “Beltway Sniper.”


“The Everything Whole Foods Cookbook” by Rachel Rappaport, this book features over 300 recipes for every occasion.


“Treacherous Beauty” by Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case, this is the story of Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold’s plot to betray America.


“The Betrayal of the American Dream” by Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele, this is the story of how the American middle class has been impoverished and for more than thirty years big business and the government have conspired to roll back the American dream.


“Kingdom Man” by Tony Evans, this book is a six part study to help men discover their hidden strength through the Kingdom of God.


“Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970” by David Browne, this book featuring candid interviews with more than 100 luminaries, including some of the artists themselves.



New Biographies:

“Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts” by Stacy A. Cordery, this is the story of her life at the centenary anniversary of Girl Scouts.


“William & Catherine: Their Story” by Andrew Morton, this is the story of the marriage of Prince William to Catherine Middleton, one of the most significant royal events of recent times.


New Audio Books:

“The Storm” by Clive Cussler,

“Friends Forever” by Danielle Steel,

“The Inn at Rose Harbor” by Debbie Macomber, and

“Bless This Mouse” by Lois Lowry.



New CDs:

“Punching Bag” by Josh Turner, and

 “Hits and More” by Martina McBride.



New DVDs:

“Fast Five,”

“The Artist,”

“G.I. Blues,”and

“Happy Feet Two.”



New TV Season:

“The Tudors” first season.


New Computer Class: Basic Internet Class will be Monday, September 24 at 10:00. Call today to sign up.


Happy Reading!

Pam Metts


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


Library Notes for 29 August

“A library’s function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way information, inspiration, and recreation. If a better way than the book can be found, we should use it.” Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) I love this quote! At your library we have a little bit of everything.


“Pam’s Pick” this week is: “Afraid to Die” by Lisa Jackson, this is a Selena Alvarez/Regan Pescoli novel. A string of terrifying murders has been solved, but a new nightmare is about to unfold. Two women are missing. When their bodies are found, frozen solid and deliberately displayed, Selena is shocked to the core. This book is in Large Print, too.



New Fiction:


“Bonefire of the Vanities” by Carolyn Haines, this is a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery. Sarah goes undercover as a maid to catch a porn-star-turned-psychic operating from a haunted estate on the edge of town.


“The Summer House” by Marcia Willett, this is the story of secrets that families keep. Imogen wants to buy the cottage
that was the summer house they used when she was a child. But her husband refuses to move and Imogen begins to question the life she has built for


“Black List” by Brad Thor, this is an action packed thriller. Scot Harvath engages in a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game of survival while struggling to prevent a cataclysmic terrorist attack and learn who has framed him for treason.


“Criminal” by Karin Slaughter, the story of love, loyalty and murder. A Georgia Bureau of Investigation search into a shocking crime from 1975 poses unprecedented personal and professional challenges for top agent Will Trent, who encounters threats against his life and everything he thought he understood about his past.


“Hard Country” by Michael McGarrity, this is a novel of the old west. After the birth of his son, the death of his wife, and the killing of his brother, John Kerney leaves his ranch and son behind in search of his brother’s killer and a place where he can start over, and his life changes forever after finding work trailing cattle to the New Mexico Territory.


“The Spymasters” by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV, this is book seven in the Men at War series. Tapped by FDR to assist the Allies’ efforts to secure France and build an atomic bomb, OSS spy chief Wild Bill Donovan and top agent Dick Canidy coordinate a sabotage mission in Germany while countering a mole who is leaking Manhattan Project secrets to the Soviets.


“Haven” by Kay Hooper, this is a Bishop/Special Crimes Unit novel. Emma has been having nightmares after a head injury. When the nightmares involve girls being tortured and murdered Emma calls her sister who is a psychic investigator.


“The Dog Stars” by Peter Heller, this is a compelling novel. Hig, flies a 1956 Cessna with his dog as co-pilot around what was once Colorado. He survives a pandemic that killed everyone he knew. He takes shelter in an abandoned airport hangar. When he hears a random radio transmission he is compelled to risk his life to seek out other survivors.


“The Lost Ones” by Ace Atkins, this is a Quinn Colson novel. Quinn has two cases: the first dealing with the Mexican drug gangs and the other a bootleg baby racket. When the two cases collide Quinn knows he maybe home from the war but not from fighting.



New Christian Fiction:


“The Struggle” by Wanda E. Brunstetter, this is book three in the Kentucky Brothers series. Hannah is having a hard time adjusting to her new home when a tragic accident occurs. Hannah is inconsolable and blames her husband who is feeling the burden of guilt. Can the couple find renewal?


“The Gunman’s Bride” by Catherine Palmer, this is a historical romance. Rosie was Bart’s light in the darkness and he is willing to do anything to win her back. This book is in Large Print.


“Missing” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is the first book in the Secrets of Crittenden County. This is the story of two young people who survive tragedy in they close knit Amish community. This book is set in the Amish community of Crittenden County, Ky.



New Non-fiction:


“The Girls Still Got It” by Liz Curtis Higgs, this is the story of Ruth as you have never seen her before. You will go with her Moab to Bethlehem and from tragedy to her life with Boaz.


“Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV” by Warren Littlefield, this is the story of some of the most loved TV shows: like “Golden Girls,” “The Cosby Show” and many more.


“Dream Team” by Jack McCallum, this is the story of how Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the greatest basketball team of all time conquered the world and change the game of basketball forever.


“Seventeen Ultimate Guide to
Ann Shoket, this book is packed with the best hair, skin, nails and makeup


“Making a Difference” by Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger with Douglas Century, these are the stories of the courage of American’s Leaders.


“Cemetery John” by Robert Zorn, this is the undiscovered master mind of the Lindbergh kidnapping.


New Biography:

“Both of Us: My Life with Farrah” by Ryan O’Neal with Jodee Blanco, and Kent Carroll, this is the love story of Ryan O’Neal and Farrah Fawcett. Their romance captivated fans and media for more than three decades.



New Audio Books:

 “XO” by Jeffrey Deaver,

“Come Home” by Lisa Scottoline,

“Calico Joe” by John Grisham, and

“Where We Belong” by Emily Giffin.


New CDs:

 “The Hunger Games Soundtrack,” and

“Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album.”


New DVDs:

“The Woman in Black,”

“The Descendants,”

“Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” and

“The Lightkeepers.”


New TV Season:

“Gunsmoke” the first season.


Computer Classes: Basic Internet Classes will be September 10 & 24 at 10:00. Call 270-522-6301 to sign up.


Happy Reading!

Pam Metts


Library Notes for 22 August

It’s August and school has started. Next is September and
Preschool Storytime! Every Wednesday at 10:30 starting September 5. Ms. Cheryl
is planning a lot of fun for preschoolers ages 2-5. So stop by and sign up! It
will be your most fun hour of the week. “Pam’s Pick” this week is “Odd
Apocalypse” by Dean Koontz, this is an Odd Thomas novel. It’s a good mix of
suspense, and whimsy. This book is in regular and large print.



New Fiction:

“Where We Belong” by Emily Giffin, this is the story of
one powerfull secret, its effect on two families ,and the life altering journey
that follows.


“The Unseen” by Heather Graham, this is a paranormal
thriller. It is Ranger Raintree’s powerful ability to communicate with the dead
that inspires him to set up an elite paranormal investigators team to work
cases. After all sometimes the dead do tell tales.


“Broken Harbor” by
Tana French, this is the fourth novel
of the Dublin murder squad series. Scorcher plays by the book and plays hard.
That is what made him top detective and put him on the biggest case of his


“Creole Belle” by James Lee Burke, this is a Dave
Robicheaux novel. Robicheaux is facing his most intense and personal battle
yet, against the known and unknown forces that corrupt and destroy even the
best of men.


“The Family Corleone” by Ed Falco, this novel is based on
a screenplay by Mario Puzo. This is the prequel to “The Godfather.” The saga of
the Corleone family continues.


“The Fallen Angel” by Daniel Silva, there is a mysterious
operative plotting an act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a
conflict of apocalyptic proportions.


“The Next Best Thing” by Jennifer Weiner, the story of
Jennifer a screenwriter on the roller coaster ride of life.


“Deader Homes & Gardens” by Joan Hess, this is a
Claire Malloy mystery. Claire is back from her honeymoon and looking for her
dream home. When she finds it the home owner has been murdered. Claire decides
to take matters into her own hands if she wants to buy this house. All is fair
in love, war, and real estate.



New Christian

“Canary Island Song” by Robin Jones Gunn, this is the
story of a woman who decides it’s time to “get a life.” Carolyn is setting sail
for the Canary Islands in hopes of discovering her new life.


“Digitalis” by Ronie Kendig this is book two in the
Discarded Heroes series. Colton Neeley is an ex-Marine trying to battle
flashbacks now that he’s back home. Piper Blum is a woman hiding from an
assassin. When the two meet their hearts collide. Can their love cover their
multitude of sins?

“A Heart Divided” by Kathleen Morgan this is the first
book in the new Heart of the Rockies series. The Caldwells and the Wainwrights
have been feuding for decades. But when Cord Wainwrights and Sarah Caldwell
fall in love they must choose between family ties and love.



New Large Print:

“Val’s Prayer,”

“Heath’s Choice,” and

“Opie’s Challenge” all by Terry Fowler, this is the
Kentucky Weddings trilogy.



New Non-fiction:

“Blue Water, Green Skipper” by Stuart Woods, this is
Woods’ story of sailing across the Atlantic alone.


“Cleaning House: a Mom’s 12-Month Experiment to Rid Her
House of Youth Entitlement” by Kay Wyma, this is her account of a year-long
campaign to introduce her five kids to basic life skills and the ways
meaningful work can increase earned self-confidence and concern for others.


“CakeLove in the Morning” by Warren Brown, this cookbook
has recipes for muffins, scones, pancakes, waffles, biscuits, frittatas, and
anything for a breakfast treat.


“The Skinny Rules” by Bob Harper, these are the 20
simple, nonnegotiable principles for getting thin and staying thin.


“Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man” by Steve Harvey, this
is a book you must read if you want to understand how men think when it comes
to relationships, intimacy, and love.


“50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from
Spiritual Giant of the Earth” by Warren Wierbe, these are the stories of fifty
of these faithful men and women such people as Charles H. Spurgeon, G. Campbell
Morgan, A. W. Tozer, Fanny Crosby, Amy Carmichael, Jonathan Edwards, James
Hudson Taylor, and many more.



New Biographies:

“Cronkite” by Douglas Brinkley, this is the story of
Walter Cronkite who was known as “the most trusted man in America.”


“SEAL of God” by Chad Williams, this is Chad’s Chad’s
journey through the grueling Naval Ops training and onto the streets of Iraq,
where he witnessed the horrors of war up close.



New Audio Books:

“Guilty Wives” by James Patterson,

“The Innocent” by David Baldacci,

“Summerland” by Elin Hilderbrand, and

“100 Ways to Simplify Your Life” by Joyce Meyers.



New CDs:

“Gold” by Conway Twitty, and

“The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams” by Various Artists.


New DVDs:

“The Hunger Games,”

“The Genesis Code,”

“The Three Stooges: The Movie,” and

“Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.”


New TV Season:
“Veronica Mars” the first season.


Happy Reading!!

Pam Metts

Library Notes for 15 August

Yes, the library is open with beautiful new carpet! We
are all very excited and very glad it is over. We still have a few things out
of place but everything will be back to normal soon. So come in and see the how
good everything looks! And check out one of “Pam’s Picks.”



New Fiction:

“Backfire” by Catherine Coulter, this is an FBI thriller.
FBI agents Savich and Sherlock receive news of the attack as an ominous note is
delivered to Savich at the Hoover Building: YOU DESERVE THIS FOR WHAT YOU DID.
Security tapes fail to reveal who delivered the tapes.  Who is
behind the shooting of Judge Ramsey Hunt?  Who sent the note to Savich?
And what does it all mean?


“Summerland” by Elin Hilderbrand, this is the story of secrets
kept, promises broken, hearts betrayed. the students of Nantucket High have
gathered for a bonfire on the beach. But what begins as a graduation night
celebration ends in tragedy after a horrible car crash leaves the driver of the
car, Penny Alistair, dead, and her twin brother in a coma.


“Friends Forever” by Danielle Steel, this is the
unforgettable journey of friends. Five children meet on the first day of
kindergarten. In the years that follow, they become friends and more than
friends. Together, they will find strength, meet challenges, face life’s
adventures, endure loss, face stark realities, and open their hearts.


“Heartbroken” by Lisa Unger, the story of three women on
a collision course.


“The Ranger” by Ace Atkins, this is a Quinn Colson novel.
Army Ranger Colson returns home to discover the truth, not only about his
uncle, but about his family, his friends, his town, and himself.


“Burning Midnight” by Loren D. Estleman, this is an Amos
Walker mystery. Walker is caught in the middle of gang war when a friend asks
him to rescue a friend from a gang.


“Spilled Blood” by Brian Freeman, this is a thriller
about two rural Minnesota towns locked in a deadly feud, and a teenage girl
caught in the crossfire.

“The Watchers” by Jon Steele, this is the story of three
lives with one purpose. To save what’s left of paradise before all hell breaks


New Christian Fiction Trilogy: The Orphan Trains Trilogy
by Al and Joanna Lacy. “The Little Sparrows,” “All My Tomorrows,” and “Whispers
in the Wind.”



New Non-fiction:

“Cast of Characters: Lost & Found” by Max Lucado, this
book retells the stories of some of characters of the Bible, including Jairus,
Jacob, Cornelius, Noah, Isaiah, and Job.

“Dinner: a Love Story” by Jenny Rosenstrach, this is a cookbook/story combination.
It all started at the Family Table.


“The Healthy Baby Meal Planner” by Annabel Karmel, this
book has over 200 quick, easy and healty recipes for your baby and toddler.


“Discounts, Deals & Steals: For Those Over 50 Who
Don’t Want to Pay to Play” from Reader’s Digest, this book has over 1937 hidden
discounts and freebies to help with travel, entertainment, and much more.

“The Fingerpicking Technique Bible for Guitar” by Phil
Capone, this is the ultimate guide for beginners.




“Growing Up Amish: A Memoir” by Ira Wagler, this is the true
story of one man’s quest to discover who he is and where he belongs.


New Audio Books:

“I, Michael Bennett” by James Patterson,

“Little Night” by
Luanne Rice,

“Poison Flower” by Thomas Perry, and

“Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie.



New CDs:

“Metals” by Feist, and

“Passive Me, Aggressive You” by The Naked & the



New DVDs:

“Contraband,” “

Joyful Noise,”

“The Searchers,” and

“The Lorax.”


New TV Season:

“The Cosby Show” First Season.



New Display:
In the display case this month are Piggy Banks. This wonderful collection since
childhood is by Shae Light Latham. Stop by and check out the Little Pigs Little



Beginner Computer Class: Monday, August 20, at 10:00.


Happy Reading!

Pam Metts


Library Notes for 1 August

Library Notes for August 1, 2012

The library will be getting new carpeting next. So, that
means we will be closed Monday, August 6, through Friday, August 10. We apologize
for this inconvenience. But we are very excited to be getting new carpet. You
will still be able to check out EBooks from our web page.


“Pam’s Pick” this week is a favorite author of mine. “XO”
by Jeffery Deaver, this is a Kathryn Dance novel.  Kathryn has a fan who thinks all her songs
are for him. Despite her rejection he is coming for her.



New Fiction:

“The Conviction” by Robert Dugoni, in this gripping
thriller lawyer David Sloane takes the law into his own hands to save his son.
His son is trapped in a juvenile detention center.


“In One Person” by John Irving, this is a compelling
novel of unfulfilled love. Billy is bisexual who tells his own story about
friends and lovers. It is an unforgettable portrait of a man who is dedicated
to making himself worthwhile.


“What Comes Next” by John Katzenbach, this is a bold new
thriller about what lurks within the depths of society’s most terrifying minds.
Jennifer, whose life is just beginning, is in the hands of a man whose life is
nearing its end.


“A Game of Thrones” by George R. R. Martin, this is the
first book in A Song of Ice and Fire series. The tale of lords and ladies,
soldiers and sorcerers, who come together in a time of grim omens.


“Breaking News” by Fern Michaels, this is book five in
the Godmothers series. Toots has her hands full, with the wedding of her
daughter and caring for her ailing housekeeper. Toots is blindsided by her own
unexpected romance.


“Gideon’s Corpse” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child,
this is the second book in the Gideon series. Gideon’s crews are tracking the
mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New
Mexico. They learn the end may be something much worse than Armageddon.


“Little Night” by Luanne Rice, this story of one woman’s
love for her sister. Clare was trying to protect her sister from an abusive
husband and may end up serving time for it.


“So Pretty it Hurts” by Kate White, this is a Bailey
Weggins mystery. Bailey accepts an invitation from a friend for what she hopes
will be a relaxing weekend. But when one of the other guests is found dead in
her bed Bailey suspects foul play and sets to work.



New Christian Fiction:

“The Wedding Dress” by Rachel Hauck, this is the story of
four women bound together by a beautiful gown. The wedding gown is a century
old and the story will take your breath away.


“Touching the Sky” by Tracie Peterson, this is book two
in the Land of the Lone Star series. Laura is grateful to put the painful years
of war behind her. But the residents of Corpus Christi are still split between
the North and the South.



New Large Print:

“True Sisters” by Sandra Dallas,

“Love, Come to Me” by Lisa Kleypas,

“Big Sky County” by Linda Lael Miller, and

“Beautiful Sacrifice” by Elizabeth Lowell.



New Biography:

“My Happy Days in Hollywood” by Garry Marshall, this is
the story of Garry Marshall who is among the most successful writers, director
and producers in Hollywood. He wrote: “The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne
& Shirley and Mork & Mindy,” plus directed films as well.



New Non-fiction:

“What the (Bleep) Just Happened?” by Monica Crowley, this
book offers a hilarious view of the damage caused by Obama’s extremist agenda.
And it will have you on your feet cheering for America and what has always made
it great.


“Uncommon Manhood” by Tony Dungy, this book is full of
the secrets to what it means to be a man.


“Full Circle” by Gloria Killian and Sandra Kobrin, this
is the true story of a shocking murder that involved Halls Angels, misguided
cops and lies.


“Stashbuster Knits” by Melissa Leapman, this book has the
tips, tricks and 21 beautiful projects for using your favorite leftover yarn.


“The Principles of Knitting” by June H. Hiatt, this book
has it all whether you are a beginner or advanced.



New Audio Books:

“Gideon’s Corpse” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child,

“Break Down” by Sara Paretsky, and

“The Road to Grace” by Richard Paul Evans.



New CDs:

“Born This Way” by Lady Gaga,

“Scars & Stories” by The Fray, and “

Mylo Xyloto” by Coldplay.



New DVDs:

“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,”

“Left Behind Trilogy,” and

“Midnight in Paris.”



New TV Season:

“The Big Bang Theory” first season. (My favorite)



New Computer Classes: We will start the Beginner Computer
Classes again on Monday, August 13 and 20 at 10:00. Call to sign up today


Happy Summer Reading!

Pam Metts