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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • Posted April 11, 2013

Mason is just bustling with clubs and organizations doing any number of projects and fundraisers for good causes. Many times these organizations host speakers who give informative programs. The library now provides a multi-media projector set up with a laptop on a cart, all ready to be used for programs in the Stribling Room. Most clubs and organizations can use the room for just $10.00. So if your next speaker wants to do a multi-media presentation, why not have your meeting here? Give us a call at 347-5446 to book your meeting.

NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)


Life of Pi

The Sessions

Charley Varrick

Pride and Prejudice

This is 40

Zero Dark Thirty

Robot & Frank

Les Miserables

Playing for Keeps

Inspector Morse Set 8

Leaves of Grass


City of Women by David R. Gillham (CD F GIL)

Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel (CD F STE)


Vivir en dos idiomas vi Alma Flor Ada (S 92 ADA)

“Desde las primeras páginas descubrimos una vida especial, tocada por un don. Con la sinceridad que la caracteriza, la autora hace una exploración personal, intensa e inspirador de su propia vida.”

El sueño del celta vi Mario Vargas Llosa (S F LLO)

“Nuria, una atractiva psicóloga cubana de cuarenta años, es la mujer del coronel Arturo Gómez, un tipo duro y heroico al que ama.”


Yoga for Pregnancy and Beyond by Francoise Barbira Freedman (618.2 BAR)

Spanish for Dummies by Wald, Susana (468 WAL)

Jr. Fiction/Young Adult:

Fracture by Megan Miranda (YA MIR Fra.1)

Dark Flame by Alyson Noel (YA NOE Inn.4)


A Matter of Blood: The Forgotten Gods Book One by Sarah Pinborough (F PIN God.1)

“Detective Inspector Cass Jones struggles to keep integrity in he police force as two gory cases test his mettle. A gan hit goes wrong, leaving two schoolboys dead, and a serial killer is on the loose.”

No Way Back by Andrew Gross (F GRO)

“Wendy Gould is an attractive suburban mom and an experienced ex-cop. A chance meeting with a stranger ends when the man is murdered, and she’s the only witness, forcing her to run from rogue federal agents determined to keep her silent.”

Eyes of the Innocent by Brad Parks (F PAR Ros.2)

“Carter Ross, investigative reporter, is reporting on the latest tragedy to befall Newark, a fast-moving house fire that kills two boys. She soon discovers the fire is not what it seemed.”

The Queen by Steven James (F JAM Bow.5)

“While investigating a mysterious double homicide in an isolated northern Wisconsin town, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that ties together long-buried Cold War Secrets with present-day tensions in the Middle East.”

Hunting Sweetie Rose by Jack Fredrickson (F FRE Dek.3)

Dek Elstrom is hired to investigate the death of a clown by a big man with a fat wallet and a long limousine. One of the players is Sweetie Fairbairn: Doyenne of Chicago society known for magnificent soirees in a rooftop penthouse. Strangely, Dek can ask any question but one: Did Sweetie Fairbairn ever exist at all?”

Widow’s Tears by Susan Wittig Albert (F ALB Bay.21)

“Herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles walks into a storm of trouble. A half hour before she is to make her nightly deposit, the Pecan Springs bank is robbed, and a teller is fatally shot. And then, she gets drawn into the mystery of a haunted house.”

Let the Dead Sleep by Heather Graham (F GRA)

“The centuries old bust of a demonic man is an object desired by collectors. Its owner shows up one day at Danni Cafferty’s antiques shop. But before she can buy the statue, it disappears, the owner is found dead . . . and Danni discovers that she’s inherited much more than just her father’s store.”

Six Years by Harlan Coben (F COB)

“Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the woman he loved, marry another man. When Jake comes across her husband’s obituary, he can’t stay away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he was wanting—but it isn’t Natalie.”

The Icecutter’s Daughter by Tracie Peterson (F PET Land.1)

“As the lone female in a house of men, Merrill Krause dedicates her life to caring for her family and their business. And though she’s been mostly content up to this point, a part of her wonders if there will ever by anyone who will notice her amid the bevy of brothers determined to protect her from any possible suitors.”

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