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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Saturday, May 15, 2010 • Posted May 15, 2010

Story Time is taking a summer vacation but will start again in the Fall. Information will be available soon about Summer Reading programs beginning in June at the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library.

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

Lake Shore Limited by Sue Miller (F MIL). Psychological Fiction. "…the story of how Wilhelmina "Billy" Gertz has come to create the title’s play out of emotions surrounding an imagined terrorist bombing of a Chicago train, how the play is then created anew on the stage, and how the play’s performance touches and changes the lives that intersect and interweave with Billy’s."

Man From Beijing by Henning Mankell and Laurie Thompson (F MAN). Suspense Fiction. "Hudiksvall, January 2006, police find eighteen people massacred in a small village. They think it’s the work of a mad man but Birgitta and August believe they were killed by the same person who killed their mother." Originally published in Sweden.

Oprah by Kitty Kelley (921 WIN). Biography. "Readers will come away with a greater appreciation of who Oprah really is beyond her public persona and a fuller understanding of her important place in American cultural history."

Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine by Scott Korb (933 KOR). History.

Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott (F LAM). Domestic Fiction. "Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. But as the school year draws to a close, there are disturbing signs that the life Rosie claims to be leading is a sham, and that Elizabeth’s hopes for her daughter to remain immune from the pull of the darker impulses of drugs and alcohol are dashed. Now, Elizabeth is forced to confront the fact that Rosie has been lying to her, and that her deceptions will have profound consequences."

LIBRARY NOTES

Story Time will be held again starting 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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