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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 • Posted March 31, 2010

NEW ARRIVALS

House Rules by Jodi Picoult (F PIC). Psychological Fiction. "A teenager with Asperger’s syndrome—smart, quirky, with a passion for crime scene analysis—winds up on trial for murder."

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier (F CHE). Historical Fiction. "When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton in the cliffs near her home on the English coast, she sets the religious fathers on edge, the townspeople to vicious gossip, and the scientific world alight. Luckily, Mary finds an unlikely champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, and in the struggle to be recognized in the wider world, Mary and Elizabeth discover that friendship is their greatest ally."

Kisser by Stuart Woods (F WOO). Mystery Fiction. "When his new lady love turns out to be a lady with a shady past, Stone [Barrington] and downtown cop Dino Bacchetti realize that her beauty may have an unusually high price."

Treasure Hunt by John T. Lescroart (F LES Hun.2). Mystery Fiction. "When the body of Dominic Como, one of San Francisco’s most high-profile activists—a charismatic man known as much for his expensive suits as his work on a half dozen nonprofit boards—is discovered, P.I. Mickey Dade and P.I. Wyatt Hunt investigate Como’s business associate, Alicia Thorpe…"

Unfinished Desires by Gail Godwin (F GOD). Psychological Fiction. "Sparking enthusiasm for a play about the founding of their North Carolina mountains Catholic girls’ school, a charismatic ninth grader and her recently orphaned best friend set in motion a series of events that have decades-long ramifications."

The First Rule by Robert Crais (F CRA Pik.2). Mystery Fiction. "Frank Meyer had the American dream—until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside. The police think Meyer was hiding something very bad, but Joe Pike does not. With the help of Elvis Cole, Pike sets out on a hunt of his own—an investigation that quickly entangles them both in a web of ancient grudges, blood ties, blackmail, vengeance, double crosses, and cutthroat criminals."

LIBRARY NOTES

The library will be closed Good Friday April 2. Story Time will not be held on that day.

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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