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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 • Posted January 25, 2012

In times like these when almost everyone is looking for a “good deal”, the library may be of more help than you might think. Did you know that we check out magazines? You may keep them for two weeks just like a book. We subscribe to the following magazines: Outdoor Life, Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest Large Print, Consumer Reports, Artist’s Magazine, Reason, Mother Jones, Fitness, Country Living, National Geographic, McCall’s Quilting, Texas Monthly, Texas Gardening, Southern Living, Time, and Texas Highways. If you enjoy one of these magazines, why pay the subscription, when you can read them for free? All you need is a library card. NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)DVDsA & E Presents Agatha Christie’s Poirot Dragon CrusadersM*A*S*H Season 1-11Audiobooks: Noah’s Compass by Anne TylerGreat House by Nicole KraussFiction:Copper Beach by Jayne Ann Krentz (F JRE Leg.1)“A rare book. An ancient code. And the beginning of the all-new Dark Legacy trilogy from the New York Times-bestselling master of passion and the paranormal.”Gideon’s Corpse by Preston & Childs (F PRE Crew.2)“A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage. A plume of radiation above New York City launches an investigation that leads to the unthinkable conclusion that in just ten days a major American city will be vaporized by a terrorist attack. “The Jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker (F PAR Ch.5)Parker delivers a stunning crime thriller that redefines the landscape of the cartel wars as an epic clash of good and evil.”Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George (F GEO Lyn.17)“Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he’s sent undercover to investigate the death of a wealthy and influential man’s nephew. The death had been ruled as an accidental drowning, but the investigation soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives.” Say Yes by Donna Hill (LTE F HIL)“After Regina Everette walked away from her empty marriage, she never expected find real love. With her new love she knows what true happiness feels like, but everyone outside the relationship is bent on pulling them apart.”Poison Ivy by Tamar Myers (LTE F MYE)“All antiques dealer Abigail Washburn wanted was to find a perfect gift for her mother. She never expected to be taken into federal custody and accused of trafficking in illegal ivory.”LIBRARY NOTES: Check out our Facebook page—search for Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library!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: http://bcls.tsl.state.tx/mason

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