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Wednesday, December 26, 2012 • Posted December 26, 2012

Nancy and I are so fortunate to enjoy the support of so many organizations, volunteers, and city and county officials, and we thank you all for helping make our library one of the best in the area. We hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and wish you all a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2013!


Marvel’s The Avengers

The Dark Knight Rises

Step Brothers

The Secret Life of Bees


Hope Springs

The Amazing Spider-Man



War Horse by Michael Morpuro (CD F MOR)

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame Smith


El Gusano de Tequila vi Viola Canales (S F CAN)

Marina vi Carlos Ruiz Zafon (S F ZAF)

Tiempo de Abrazar vi Karen Kingsbury (S F KIN)


Where Armadillos Go to Die by James Hime (F HIM)

“Sylvester Bradshaw is as nasty as he is miserly. He has invented a machine that several venture capitalists and one former NFL star would like to invest in, but he stubbornly refuses to let them. When Bradshaw’s restaurant is ransacked and he goes missing, retired Texas Ranger Jeremiah Spur is the only person willing to take Bradshaw’s disappearance seriously.”

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

“Jay Porter runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy Houston strip mall, and he’s determined to leave his past sins buried. But one night he saves a woman from drowning and inadvertently opens a Pandora’s box of trouble.”

Crossing on the Paris by Dana Gynther (F GYN)

“The lives of three people the 1921 journey across the Atlantic on the SS Paris will be a life-changing journey of the heart.”

Betrayal by Robin Lee Hatcher (F HAT)

“Julia Grace has no desire to enter into another marriage. But with her dead husband’s half-brother threatening to take away her Wyoming ranch, Julia realizes marriage may be the only way to keep what is rightfully hers.”

Impossible by Danielle Steel (F STE)

“As a wife and mother—and one of the most respected gallery owners in the art world—Sasha de Suvery has everything she ever dreamed of until her husband dies unexpectedly. A year later, no one is more surprised than she when she falls in love with a younger man.”

The Emerald Storm by William Dietrich (F DIE Gag.5)

“The year is 1803, and swashbuckling hero Ethan Gage finds himself in the Caribbean with his wife, Astiza, on a desperate hunt to secure the lost treasure of Montezuma.”

The Passage by Justin Cronin (F CRO)

“It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die. Another to be born.”

Placebo by Steven James (F JAM)

“From cutting-edge science to a magiciani’s trade secrets, Placebo is a fascinating journey into American politics, business, and the military. Gripping and intense, it will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page.”—Gayle Lynds, bestselling author of The Book of Spies

The Doctor’s Lady by Jody Hedlund (F HED) (Christian Fiction)

“Priscilla White knew God wanted her to be a missionary. Not a wife. Then, the missionary board declares the only way she can serve is to be married. Now, married in name only, her epic journey west will test her spirit and the new longings of her heart.”

An Amish Love: Three Amish Novellas by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, and Kelly Long (F WIS)

Healing Hearts: After a separation, Levina and Naaman Lapp are together again, feeling miles apart.”

A Marriage of the Heart: Abigail Kauffman is looking for a way out: Joseph Lambert is seeking a way in. Only after they find themselves suddenly married to each other do they being to understand the tender truths of life-long love.”

What the Heart Sees: “When Ellie Chupp loses her sight in an accident—and then her boyfriend—she believes love will never be in her future.”

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