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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 • Posted February 8, 2012

Tax time has come again, so remember, you can make copies and send and receive Faxes here at the library. We have received the tax forms, and you can make copies of them here. You can also use the public access computers to go online and print out the forms you need. NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)Audiobooks: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael ConnellyHeaven is for Real by Todd BurpoPromise Me by Richard Paul EvansSupreme Court Audio FilesThe Scientology HandbookFICTION: Raylan by Elmore Leonard (F LEO Ray.3)“Dickie and Coover Crowe, dope-dealing brothers known for sampling their own supply, decide to branch out into the body business. It’s up to U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens to stop them.”Pineapple Grenade by Tim Dorsey (F DOR)“Miami has always set the weirdness bar, but Serge Storms is back in action and ready to pole-vault over it. There’s the media frenzy over the “Hollow Man,” a gutless corpse found on the beach. Could this be the work of Serge, that eccentric trivialista and one-man vigilante?”All Necessary Force by Brad Taylor (F TAY)“A terrorist hit is coming, but traditional Intel is going nowhere. It falls to the Taskforce—a top secret team that exists outside the bounds of U.S. law and is charged with finding and destroying asymmetric threats—to stop the unknown conspirators.”War Horse by Michael Morpurgo (JF MOR)“It is 1914, and Joey, a farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of World War I on the Western Front. Joey wonders if the war will ever end. And if it does, will he ever find Alfred, his master again?”Falling to Pieces by Vannetta Chapman (F CHA) Christian FictionAmish mother Deborah Yoder needs to sell her quilts. Callie Harper has reluctantly inherited her aunt’s quilting store. They form an unlikely partnership. When a murder points a relentless detective to a surprising prime suspect, they set aside their differences and work together to catch a killer.”The Priest’s Graveyard by Ted Dekker (F DEK)“Father Hansen is a priest who believes it is his duty to show powerful men the error of their ways even if he must put them in the grave. Renee Gilmore is the frail victim of one such powerful man. She lives only to satisfy justice by destroying him. When Danny and Renee’s paths become entangled, things go very, very badly.”The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach (F HAR)“At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big-league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously of course, the fates of five people are upended.”Non-fiction: American Sniper by Chris Kyle (921 KYL)“He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called ‘The Devil’ by he enemies he hunted and ‘The Legend’ by his Navy SEAL brothers.”Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope by Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly (921 GIF)“As individuals, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, showed American how optimism, an adventurous spirit, and a call to service can help change the world. As a couple, they became a national example of the healing power to be found in deeply shared love and courage.”Large Print:Goddess of Vengeance by Jackie Collins (LTE F COL Luc.8)“Lucky runs a high profile casino and hotel complex. She has everything Family. Love. Life. And everything is exactly what billionaire business man Armand Jordan is determined to take from her one way or the other”New York to Dallas by J. D. Robb (LTE F ROB Dal.32)“New York homicide cop Eve Dallas’s intense and terrifying new case will take her all the way to the city that gave her her name—and plunge her into the nightmares of her childhood.”Son of Stone by Stuart Woods (LTE F WOO Bar.21)“Stone Barrington is back in New York, and he’s looking to stay closer to home and cash in on his partnership at Woodman & Weld. But his former love, Arrington Calder, has other plans, including introducing him to the child he fathered many years ago.”

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