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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 • Posted September 22, 2010

"I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." — Laura Bush

"Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest. " — Lady Bird Johnson

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

Still Alice by Lisa Genova (F GEN). Psychological Fiction. "Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer’s disease."

Laughed ‘Til He Died: A Death on Demand Mystery by Carolyn Hart (F HAR). Mystery Fiction. "Three deaths are linked to Broward’s Rock Island’s youth recreation center, and its director. When she asks Max to help clear her name, Annie is right there with her husband to help."

One Good Dog by Susan Wilson (F WIL). Psychological Fiction. "The very definition of a hard-nosed businessman, Adam March has no room in his life for anything but the cold drive to succeed. Not for his social-climbing wife or for his rebellious teenage daughter. then, in an instant, he loses everything, and Adam finds himself alone, unemployed, and reduced to bussing tables in a homeless shelter. Then he meets a dog."

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks (F SPA). Romantic Fiction. "…even as Katie begins to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her— a past that set her on a fearful, shattering journey across the country, to the sheltered oasis of Southport."


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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