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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 • Posted June 10, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

The Horse Boy: A Father’s Quest to Heal His Son by Rupert Isaacson (618.92 ISA). Nonfiction. “When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor’s horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was struck with a idea: why not take Rowan to Mongolia, the one place in the world where horses and shamanic healing intersected?”

Promises I Made My Mother by Sam Haskell (921 HAS). Biography. “In this inspiring memoir full of touching stories and amusing anecdotes, Haskell reveals how he kept his pledge to his mother to live a decent life—even in the shark-infested waters of Hollywood, where he handled the hottest stars and packaged the highest-rated shows—by refusing to become the cliché of an amoral agent.”

Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez. (921 AYE). Biography.

The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (F CON). Mystery Fiction. “Newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to use his final days at the LA Times to write the definitive murder story of his career. Focusing on the case of Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder, Jack realizes that Winslow’s so-called confession is bogus and that the real killer is operating completely below police radar—and with perfect knowledge of any move against him.”

The Language of Bees: A Mary Russell Novel by Laurie R. King (F KIN Rus.9). Mystery Fiction.

Angels of Destruction by Keith Donohue (F DON). Psychological Fiction. “Nine-year-old Norah arrives one frigid night at the home of the widowed Margaret Quinn, seemingly to take the place of Margaret’s only child, Erica, who ran off years ago to join a Sixties revolutionary group, the Angels of Destruction. Set in a small Pennsylvania town in 1985.”

Look Again by Lisa Scottoline (F SCO). Suspense Fiction. “When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a “Have You Seen This Child?” flyer in the mail, her heart stops—the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son, Will. She investigates the story behind the flyer, uncovering clues no one was meant to discover, and when she digs too deep, she risks losing her own life—and that of the son she loves.”

Malice by Lisa Jackson (F JAC). Suspense Fiction. “When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a “Have You Seen This Child?” flyer in the mail, her heart stops—the child in the photo is identical to her adopted son, Will. She investigates the story behind the flyer, uncovering clues no one was meant to discover, and when she digs too deep, she risks losing her own life—and that of the son she loves.”

LIBRARY NOTES

Library hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.

Summer Reading Program is June 8 - June 30. Registration continues.

Read-To-Swim continues while the swimming pool is open for the Summer.

Story Time will return in the Fall.

Library Information - Location: 410 Post Hill; Phone: 325-347-5446; Fax: 325-347-6562; Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1785, Mason, TX 76856; E-mail: masonlibrary@verizon.net; Web Site: http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/mason.

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