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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 • Posted March 28, 2013

I want to remind you folks that are in the Library Book Club that we will meet at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 2 to discuss The Light Between Oceans. Some of you have told me how much you liked the book, and I’m looking forward to the discussion. Also, remember, we will be closed for Good Friday, so we’ll see you Monday, April 1—no fooling!

Audiobooks:

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka (CD F OTS)

Behind the Wheel Spanish (CD 428 BEH)

Jr. Fiction/Young Adult:

Shadowland by Alyson Noel (YA NOE Imm.3)

Gatekeepers by Robert Liparulo (YA LIP Dre.3)

Out of Nowhere by Maria Padian (YA PAD)

Fiction:

Death Where the Bad Rocks Live by C.M. Wendelboe (F WEM Spi.1)

“FBI agent Manny Tanno thought he had left his tribe and the Pine Ridge Reservation behind him years ago. But now, with the discovery of human remains in the Stronghold, an area used as a bombing range in WWII, Tanno knows that the past never really goes away.”

Faces of the Gone by Brad Parks (F PAR Ros.1)

“Four bodies, each with a single bullet wound in the back of the head are stacked like cordwood in a vacant lot. Carter Ross, investigative reporter is immediately dispatched to the scene. Carter doesn’t believe the explanation leaked by the police and determines to uncover the true story.”

Breaking Point by C.J. Box (F BOX Pic.13)

“Joe Pickett always enjoyed seeing Butch Roberson, a local business owner whose daughter was friends with his own. Little did he know that when he talked to Butch that day, the man was about to disappear.”

The Good Cop by Brad Park (F PAR)

“Reporter Carter Ross is called to get the story of a local policeman who was killed. Then he gets a call to drop the story—the cop committed suicide. But Carter tries to learn more.”

1356 by Bernard Cornwell (F COR)

“September 1356—the English army led by the Black Prince is set to invade while the French and their Scottish allies are ready to hunt them down. But what if where was a weapon that could decide the outcome of the imminent war?”

Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War by Roy Scranton ed. (F FIR)

“All these stories are written by people directly engaged in the eras of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.”

Big Sky River by Linda Lael Miller (F MILBig.3)

“Sheriff Boone Taylor has loved and lost enough for a lifetime. But when a city woman buys the spread next door, Boon’s peace and quiet are in serious jeopardy.”

Heart in Hand by Barbara Cameron (F CAM Sti.3)

“A widow, Anna misses love and the closeness of a husband. She may be on the verge of finding a new happiness when she discovers that Gideon Beiler is interested in her. Will she be so afraid of losing someone that she gives up the second chance that God has provided?”

The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier (F CHE)

“Ohio 1850. For a modest English Quaker stranded far from home, life is a trial. Honor Bright discovers that principles count for little, even within a religious community famed for championing human equality.”

A Whisper to the Living by Stuart M. Kaminsky (F KAM)

Inspector Porfiry Roistnikov is an imperturbable one-legged policeman and one of the few honest civil servants in a very dishonest post-Soviet Russia. He and his team must protect a British journalist who is working on a story about a Moscow prostitution ring—a job that could cost him his job or his life.”

The Violets of March by Sarah Jio (F JIO)

“Emily Wilson was on top of the world in her twenties, but now, ten years later, she has journeyed to Bainbridge Island to be healed by the sea. She discovers a diary, dated 1943, whose contents reveal startling connections to her own life.”

Heart in Hand by Barbara Cameron (F CAM Sti.3)

“A widow, Anna misses love and the closeness of a husband. She may be on the verge of finding a new happiness when she discovers that Gideon Beiler is interested in her. Will she be so afraid of losing someone that she gives up the second chance that God has provided?”

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