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Wednesday, January 2, 2013 • Posted January 2, 2013

Start the new year with a resolve to take a little time out for yourself or try something new. A great way to transcend daily worries is to read a great book—and we have them! Also, a new round of Computer Basics and Microsoft Word classes has been scheduled for Jan. 22, Jan. 29, and Feb12, respectively. You must register to attend these free classes. Call 347-5446 to register!


Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton (CD F STA)

Foul Play by Janet Evanovich (CD F EVA)


Los Pilares de la Tierra vi Ken Follett (S F FOL)

En el tiempo de las Mariposas vi Julia Alvarez (S F ALV)

La Guia Competta Sobre Plomeria (S 696.1 PLO)


Water’s Edge by Robert Whitlow (F WHI)

“After losing his job and his girlfriend, ambitious young attorney Tom Crane returns to his hometown with no sense of his future and no faith to fall back on. His father was killed in a mysterious boating accident, and Tom just wants to settle his father’s affairs. But then he finds two million dollars stashed in a secret bank account.”

Private London by James Patterson and Mark Pearson (F PAT Pri.1)

“Private goes on the hunt for London’s most feared killer since Jack the Ripper. Young women are being abducted off the street and their bodies later found mutilated in a grotesque, mysterious way.”

The Noticer by Andy Andrews (170 AND)

“Poverty. A failing marriage. Old age. Lost dreams. To the residents of Orange Beach, Alabama, these desperations are dead ends. But to an old drifter named Jones there is no such thing as a dead end. As Jones mysteriously makes his way through this coastal town , he offers simple wisdom and sound hope.”

Hard Country by Michael McGarrity (F MCG)

“. . . a rare and extraordinary story of one family’s struggle to settle in and endure the vast, untamed territory of New Mexico. It is a “Western” in the sense that Lonesome Dove was a Western.”

Threat Vector by Tom Clancy (F CLA Jr.4)

“For the covert warriors of the secret organization known as The Campus, the fight against America’s enemies is never over. But for Jack Ryan, Jr., and his comrades, the danger has just hit home. The Campus has been discovered. And whoever knows it exists knows it can be destroyed.”

Political Suicide by Michael Palmer (F PAL)

“Dr. Gary McHugh was found in an alcoholic blackout in his wrecked car after visiting a patient, Elias Colston. Colston, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is found shot to death in their garage. McHugh’s friend agrees to look into the matter but finds pieces of the puzzle that don’t point to his friend’s guilt.”

Ed King by David Guterson (F GUT)

Orphan Edward Aaron King was adopted by a loving family and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon, who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.”

Her Restless Heart by Barbara Cameron (F CAM)

“Mary Katherine is caught between the traditions of her faith and the pull of a different life. When Daniel, an Amish man from Florida, arrives, she feels drawn to him and curious about the life he leads away from Lancaster County. But her longtime friend Jacob has fallen in love with her.”

Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas (F KLE)

“They say that opposites attract. But what happens when one has been devastated by betrayal and the other is so jaded that his heart is made of stone? Enter the world of Friday Harbor where things are not quite as they seem and where true love might just have a ghost of a chance.”

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