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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 • Posted February 28, 2013

I want to remind those readers who have joined the Library Book Club that we will have a meeting tomorrow in the Stribling Room at 5:00 P.M. Snacks will be provided. Come have some fun discussing this unusual book and bring your suggestions for the next one!


The X Files I Want to Believe

Hotel Transylvania

Skyfall 007

High Noon


The Great Escape

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Broken Trail

The Wild Bunch



Island in the Sky

John Wayne Adventure 3-Pack

3 Godfathers

The High and the Mighty

The Magnificent Seven


Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (CD F BOO)

Robert B. Parker’s Ironhorse by Robert Knott (WF KNO)


What Doctors Eat by Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. (613.2 BHA)


La Guía completa sobre Terrazos vi Black y Decker (S 690.893 BLA)

La Última Jugada vi Fernando Trujillo (S F TRU)

“Solo Ella podía convocarles a la cita más importante de sus vidas, y, ahora, tres hombres y una mujer, cuyos destinos han quedado entrelazados, tendrán que superar la mayor de las pruebas.”

La Canción de los Maoríes vi Sarah Lark (S F LAR)

“Las primas Elaine y Kura forjaran su propio destino entre las raíces inglesas y la llamada del pueblo maorí. En tiempos convulsos, vivían los vaivenes de una tierra comparada con el paraíso a la que llegan misteriosos desconocido decididos a quedarse.

Jr. Fiction/Young Adult:

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (JF CRE)

Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers by Dav Pilkey (JF PIL Cap.10)

The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech (JF CRE)

Waking Storms by Sarah Porter (YA POR Lv.2)

Burned by Sara Shepard (YA SHE Pre.12)


Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson (F PAT Cro.20)

“A beautiful woman has been found murdered in her car, a lock of her hair viciously ripped off. A second woman is found, hanging from a sixth-floor window with a brutal scar slashed across her stomach. Then a third mutilated body is discovered.”

The Night Ranger by Alex Berenson (F BER Wel.7)

“John Wells enters new territory, as he goes underground in East Africa to track four kidnapped Americans and the Somali bandits who snatched them.”

Tenth of December by George Saunders (F SAU)

“One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story. The Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet.”

Guilt by Jonathan Kellerman (F KEL Del.28)

“In the same upscale L.A. neighborhood, a backyard renovation unearths an infant’s body, buried sixty years ago. In a nearby park another bizarre discovery is made not far from the body of a young woman shot in the head. Before their work is done, Delaware and Sturgis must confront a fanatically deranged mind of such monstrous cunning that even the most depraved madman would shudder.”

Legacy by Jayne Ann Krentz (F KRE)

“When Honor Mayfield meets Conn Landry by chance, and he helps her family with a problem spiraling out of control she can’t believe her good luck. That she doesn’t know, however, is that luck played no part in their meeting. She’s been set up.”

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini (F CHI)

“Elizabeth Keckley is a former slave who earned her freedom the skill of her needle and the friendship of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln by her devotion. Chiaverini illuminates their extraordinary relationship beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost to the end of Mrs. Lincoln’s days.”

Robert Ludlum’s the Ares Decision by Kyle Mills (F MIL Cov.10)

“In northern Uganda, an American special forces team is decimated. Video of the attack shows even women and children possessing almost supernatural speed and strength. Covert-One’s top operative is sent to investigate and finds evidence of a parasitic infection that causes violent insanity that terrorists have crudely transmitted.”

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy (F BIN)

“When Chicky Starr decides to take a decaying mansion and turn it into a restful holiday getaway in the small Irish town of Stoneybridge, everyone things she is crazy.”

Deadly Stakes by J. A. Jance (F JAN Rey.8)

“Ali Reynolds finds herself working against the police to add up the clues that connect one frightened teenager, two dead bodies, and $300,000 . . . with the body count rising.”

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