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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 • Posted August 15, 2013

Calling all artists and quilters! We are looking for an artist who would like to show his or her work here at the library for this month and September. Also, we would love to display someone’s quilt in September. So if you know some talented someone, tell them to give us a call!

Young Adult/Junior Fiction:

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia (YA GAR Bea.1)

Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia (YA GAR Bea.2)

Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia (YA GAR Bea.3)

Seven Minutes in Heaven by Sara Shepard (F SHE Lyi.6)

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck (JF PEC)

Graphic Novels:

Superman: Reign of Doomsday by Paul Cornell (JF GN COR)

Green Lantern: War of the Green Lanterns by Geoff Johns (JF GN JOH)

Amulet: Book 1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi (JF GN KIB)

Bone: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith (JF GN KIB)

Snake Eyes: Storm Shadow Series by Chuck Dixon (JF GN DIX)

The Invisible Man Adaptation by Sean Taylor (JF GN TAY)

Moby Dick Adaptation by Art Bannister (JF GN BAN)

Perseus: The Hunt for Medusa’s Head by Paul D. Storrie (JF GN STO)


El Ocho vi Katherine Neville (S F NEV)

“Nueva York, 1972. Catherine Velis, aficionada a las matemáticas y al ajedrez, trabaja en una auditoria como expert en informática. La firma la destina a Argelia, pero, antes de partir, una vidente le lee las líneas de la mano y le advierte que un grave peligro se cierne sobre ella.”

Hush, Hush vi Becca Fitzpatrick (S F FIT Hus.1)

“Enamorarse no formaba parte de los planes de Nora Grey. Nunca se había sentido especialmente atraída por sus compañeros de instituto, a pesar de los esfuerzos de su mejor amiga, Vee, para encontrarle una pareja. Así era hasta la llegada de Patch. Con su sonrisa fácil y sus ojos que parecen ver en su interior. Nora se siente encandilada por el a pesar de sí misma.”


Redemption Mountain by Gerry Fitzgerald (CD F FIT)

Crime of Privilege by Walter Walker (CD F WAL)


The Everyday Life Bible (220.5 BIB)

Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt (921 ROS)

The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel (629.450092 KOP)


Skylight Confessions by Alice Hoffman (F HOF)

“Hoffman conjures three generations of a family haunted by love. John is the polar opposite of Arlyn yet the two are drawn powerfully together even when it is clear they are bound to bring each other grief. Their marriages traces a map no one should follow. Ultimately, it falls to their granson Will to walk a path of ruin and redemption in order to solve the emotional puzzle of his family.”

The Highway vi C. J. Box (F BOX Hoy.2)

“Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon. But when two sisters vanish on a trip across a remote stretch of Montana, Hoyt’s former partner convinces him to conduct a search.”

Frantic by Mike Dellosso (F DEL)

“For gas station attendant Marny Toogood it’s just another day on the job when an urgent message from a Young girl in the backseat of a car draws him into a daring rescue attempt. Now he’s on the run with the girl and her brother.”

The Living Room by Robert Whitlow (F WHI)

“Legal secretary by day, romance novelist by night, Amy Clarke lives with a precious secret. For years, she has traveled to a holy place in her dreams. Whenshe dreams, she receives vibrant inspiration for her novels. But now her dream scenes begin to spill over into her waking hours. As she becomes entangled in a high-stakes case at work, her visions take on a dark hue.”

Rosemary Cottage by Colleen Coble (F COB Hop.2)

“Amy Lange is thinking of moving her midwife practice to the Outer Banks community. She wants to investigate her brother Ben’s disappearance at sea. Everyone blames a surfing accident, but Amy has reason to wonder.”

Storm Front by Richard Castle (F CAS Sto.4)

“Storm’s old nemesis Gregor Volkov has returned.From Tokyo to London, high-level bankers are being gruesomely tortured and murdered. Desperate to figure out who Volkov is working for and why, the CIA calls on the one man who can match Volkov’s cunning and strength—Derrick Storm.”

Where You Can Find Me by Sheri Joseph (F JOS)

“[Joseph’s novel] is a vivid, page-turning thriller about a terrible crime, and the way one fractured family puts itself back together in the aftermath. Beautifully told, with indelible characters, this novel is full of wisdom about the darkness of the world, adnthe power we have to survive it.” – Alix Ohlin, author of Babylon

Massacre Pond by Paul Doiron (F DOI Bow.4)

“Game Warden Bowditch is called to the scene of a bizarre crime: the

corpses of ten moose have been found senselessly butchered on an animal-rights activits’s estate. But the crime becomes far more sinister when a shocking murder is discovered.”

Death on the Greasy Grass by C. M. Wendelboe (F WEN Spi.3)

“FBI agent Manny Tanno is taking some much needed R & R at the site of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. But when a death on the reservation cuts his vacation short, he learns that the secrets of the past have a way of stirring up trouble in the present.”

Resurrection in May by Lisa Samson (F SAM)

“Lovely and winsome May Seymour graduated from college with no idea what to do next. A spontaneous mission trip to Africa brought love and a strong sense of purpose. But she encountered a severe tragedy that left her deeply wounded.”

The Cost of Courage by Kelly Estes (F EST)

“Based on the true story of two brothers who served in separate campagins of WWII, this novel tells how one brother is forced to endure both mental and physical torture as a POW and another dies in the Doolitle Raid over Tokyo.”

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