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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 • Posted November 4, 2009

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.


Mad Men: Season One (DVD TV MAD 1). “In the glamorous and ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems. Set in 1960 New York, this series reveals the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue’s “Golden Age,” where key players make an art of the sell while their private world gets sold.”

Mad Men: Season Two (DVD TV MAD 2).

Monsters VS Aliens (DVD MP MON).

The Proposal (DVD MP PRO).

My Life In Ruins (DVD MP MY).

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency: Season One (DVD MP NO.1).

Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs (DVD MP ICE).


After You by Julie Buxbaum (F BUX). Psychological Domestic Fiction. “Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking.”

Hothouse Orchid by Stuart Woods (F WOO Hol.5). Suspense Fiction. “Will Holly return to the CIA? Or will she challenge her old nemesis for control of the Orchid Beach Police Department?”

Evidence by Jonathan Kellerman (F KEL Del.24). Psychological Mystery Fiction. “… unforgettable tale spiced with eco-terrorism, arson, blackmail, conspiracy, and a vendetta that runs deep.”

A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve (F SHR). Domestic Fiction. “Newlyweds Margaret and Patrick join a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and during their harrowing ascent, a horrific accident occurs. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the African mountain and how these events have transformed her and her marriage, perhaps forever.”

Sound of Sleigh Bells by Cindy Woodsmall (F WOO). Romantic Fiction. “In mourning over the death of her fiancé, Beth Hertzler works alongside her beloved Aunt Lizzy in their dry goods store. When Beth responds to a woodcarving, Lizzy sees the changes in her niece and hunts down Jonah, the artist who created the healing work of art.”


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

Story Time - Friday 10:00 am.

Story Time will not be held on November 27, December 18, and December 25.

The library will be closed Wednesday November 11 for Veterans Day, and November 25 2:00 – 6:00, November 26, and November 27 for Thanksgiving.

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:; Web Site:

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