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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 • Posted October 13, 2010


Learn, laugh, wonder at it all.

Then watch what happens.

NEW ARRIVALS – Quotes are from the publishers summary.

The 7 Secrets of Synchronicity: Your Guide to Finding Meaning in Signs Big and Small by Trish and Rob MacGregor (158 MAC). Nonfiction.

Don’t Blink by James Patterson and Howard Roughan (F PAT). Suspense Fiction. The latest from Patterson and someone else.

An Irish Country Courtship by Patrick Taylor (F TAY Iri.5). Pastoral Fiction. "In the small Irish village where he hopes to become a full partner in the local medical practice, Barry Laverty questions his ambitions in the face of a romantic reversal, while housekeeper Kinky Kincaid dreads the loss of her status to Dr. O’Reilly’s new paramour."

Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber (F MAC). Romantic Fiction. "While working in the toy department of a family-run department store in New York City, Mrs. Miracle seizes the opportunity to connect Holly, who is searching for the perfect robot for her nephew, with Jake, the store owner’s son."

Legacy by Danielle Steel (F STE). Romantic Fiction. "Brigitte Nicholson becomes hooked after she discovers a mystery in their family’s past: how did a Dakota Sioux princess end up buried in Brittany as a noblewoman alongside a distant relative?"

Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall (F UDA). Psychological Fiction. "A tragicomic story of a deeply faithful man who, crippled by grief and the demands of work and family, becomes entangled in an affair that threatens to destroy his family’s future."

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett (F FOL). Historical Fiction. "Follows the fates of five interrelated families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage."

Lost Empire by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood (F CUS Far.2). Adventure Fiction. "Through Tanzania and Zanzibar, into the rainforests of Madagascar, and across the Indian Ocean to Indonesia and the legendary site of the 1883 Krakatoa explosion, husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo and their ruthless opponents pursue the hunt for a relic—but only one can win. And the penalty for failure is death."


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