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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 • Posted April 14, 2010

It’s finally here! The much anticipated annual Friends of the Library Book and Bake Sale is being held this week at the library located at 410 Post Hill. Thousands of used fiction and nonfiction hardback and paperback books, audio books, and movies are available at unbelievably low prices. Stock up and add to your collection. People have been known to find the book they have been searching for but never expected to find. And yum, on Saturday, the very best local cooks will offer lucious baked goods that will make your mouth water. Take these goodies home, treat yourself and the family, and help the library too. All proceeds from the Book and Bake Sale help support one of Mason’s most valued resources – the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library. Books will be for sale Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00 to 6:00 and the books and baked goods will be for sale Saturday 9:00 to 4:00.


The Wolf at the Door by Jack Higgins (F HIG Dil.17). Suspense Fiction. "Who’s knocking off members of a special intelligence unit known as the prime minister’s private army? Only Sean Dillon has a clue."

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily by Lauren Willig (F WIL Pin.6). Mystery Fiction. "As Lady Frederick Staines, Penelope Deveraux plunges into the treacherous waters of the court of the Nizam of Hyderabad and with the assistance of Captain Alex Reid draws out the deadly plans of the spy known as the Marigold."

Pieces of Sky by Kaki Warner (F WAR Blo.1). Western Romantic Fiction. "The rules of attraction are about to be broken in the first book of the Blood Rose Trilogy."

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt (F HOF). Humorous Domestic Fiction. "Steel Magnolias meets The Help in this Southern debut novel sparkling with humor, heart, and feminine wisdom. Laugh-out-loud funny, Hoffman’s charming work offers the story of a young girl who loses one mother and finds many others."

Morning’s Refrain by Tracie Peterson (F PET Son.2). Christian Romantic Fiction. "When Phoebe Robbins learns her family will move to Sitka, Alaska, she is unsure what this wild, untamed land might offer her. But before she even sets foot on this new territory, she has an unexpected encounter with Dalton Lindquist. When he decides to pursue answers to his past, he finds he must leave Sitka ... and the lovely Phoebe."

Hell Gate by Linda Fairstein (F FAI Coo.12). Mystery Fiction. " … Alex finds her attention torn between investigating a shipwreck that has a contraband cargo— human cargo— and the political sex scandal of a promising New York congressman now fallen from grace."

Saving Gracie: How One Dog Escaped the Shadowy World of American Puppy Mills by Carol Bradley (636.7 BRA). Nonfiction.

Shattered by Karen Robards (F ROB). Romantic Suspense Fiction. "With an ailing mother to support, attorney Lisa Shewmaker takes a job as a research assistant to District Attorney Scott Buchanan. While reviewing cold cases in the Fayette County courthouse, she comes across photos that may help her uncover details about her mysterious past."

The Bone Thief: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (F BAS Bod.5). Mystery Fiction.. LIBRARY NOTES

Story Time will begin again at 10:00 Friday, April 30, in the library Stribling Room.

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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