Library Notes for May 10, 2017
May is “Get Caught Reading Month!” How will you get caught Reading the month? I enjoy reading sitting on my deck.
“Reading opens doors to new worlds, old worlds, and the best world of all: your imagination. When I read, I learn, I explore, and I am reminded of the wonders that open up when you open up a book!” Mayim Bialik, from the Big Bang Theory.
“Pam’s Pick” this week is: “One Perfect Lie” by Lisa Scottoline, this book is also in large print. This is the story of a single mom’s efforts to support her shy star athlete son’s recruitment into a Division I college. That is violently complicated by a secretly disturbed young man from an affluent family and a new teacher with a mysterious agenda.
New Fiction: “Miramar Bay” by Davis Bunn, “Song of the Lion” by Anne Hillerman, “Ominous” by Lisa Jackson, “The Shadow Land” by Elizabeth Kostova, “Golden Prey” by John Sandford, and “The Night the Lights Went Out” by Karen White.
New Large Print: “Renovating the Richardsons” by Virginia Smith, this is the second book in the Tales from the Goose Creek B&B series, and “Ralph Compton: Phantom Hill” by Carlton Stowers.
New Christian Fiction: “Her Secret” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is the first book in the Amish of Hart County series.
New Mystery: “The Last Chance Olive Ranch” by Susan Wittig Albert.
New Biographies: “Prince Charles: the Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life” by Sally Bedell Smith, and “Letterman: the Last Giant of Late Night” by Jason Zinoman.
New Non-Fiction: “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy” by Sheryl Sandberg, “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple” by Jeff Guinn, “The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals’ by Joel Sartore, “Mind over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When Alternatives Are Better and When to Let Your Body Heal on its Own” by Andrew Weil, “The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook: the Official Cookbook from the Ultimate Camping Authority” by Coleman, “Featherweight 221, the Perfect Portable: and Its Stitches Across History” by Nancy Johnson-Srebro, and “The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency” by Chris Whipple.
New Audio Books: “Golden Prey” by John Sandford, “All by Myself, Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark, and “The Black Book” by James Patterson.
New CDs: “Joanne” Lady Gaga, and “Last Year was Complicated” by Nick Jonas.
New DVDs: “A Man Called Ove,” “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” and “Queen of Katwe.”
New TV Season: “The Big Bang Theory” season 9.
Pam Metts, Director