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Wednesday, March 28, 2012 • Posted March 28, 2012

It’s coming soon—very soon! This Friday, The Friends of the Library Annual Book and Bake sale begins. Any member of the Friends of the Library can come from 3:00-6:00 P.M. for the preview sale. Then on Saturday, the Bake and Book Sale will run from 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. The sale continues Monday, April 2 through Wednesday, April 4. Be sure to stop by—after all, what could be a better combination than good food and a good book?NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)AUDIOBOOKS:Love in a Nutshell by Janet EvanovichAlex Cross’s Trial by James PattersonFeast Day of Fools by James Lee BurkeJUNIOR FICTION:The Vampire’s Assistant (Cirque du Freak #2)NON-FICTION:149: Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann (970.01 MAN)“Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, Columbus did not land in a sparsely settled, near-pristine wilderness. Recent research has shown that Indians arrived millennia earlier than previously thought and shaped the lands around them in ways that we are only now beginning to understand.”FICTION:Force of Nature by C.J. Box (F BOX Pic.12)“Nate Romanowski was in a secret Special Forces unit in 1999, and he never wanted to tell Joe Pickett about it. But Nate always knew trouble would be coming out of his past. Now it’s here, and it may be the battle not only of his life—but of Joe’s.”Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Command by Paul Garrison (F GAR Jan.2)“Janson has set a new mission for himself—rehabilitating disenchanted agents and helping them create new lives as part of his own network. For a fee he will use his skills but only to resolve international crises that he believes contribute to the greater good of all.”Frozen Stiff by Ryan, Annelise (F RYA Sti.3)“Death is never pretty, and deputy coroner Mattie Winston’s latest case is no exception. But this victim certainly was strikingly beautiful . . . before someone stuck that knife into her chest.”The Seventeen Second Miracle by Jason F. Wright (F WRI)“Seventeen seconds can change a life—forever. This is what Rex Conner learned one summer afternoon in 1970 when his gaze was diverted for just seventeen seconds and tragedy occurred.”I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella (F KIN)“Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart.”A Good American by Alex George (F GEO)“This lush, epic tale of one family’s journey from immigrant Germans to Good Americans had me alternately laughing and crying, but always riveted. It’s a rich, rate treat of a book.” –Sara GruenThe Honourable Schoolboy by John LeCarre (F LEC) “The mole has been eliminated, but the damage wrought has brought the British Secret Service to its knees. Given charge of the gravely compromised Circus, George Smiley embarks on a campaign to uncover that Moscow Centre most wants to hide.”CHRISTIAN FICTION:Softly & Tenderly by Sara Evans (F EVA Son.2) “Happily married and owner of two successful boutiques, jade longs to begin a family with her husband, Max. But when she discovers that Max has an illegitimate son—who he wants her to help raise—Jade’s life is turned upside down.”The Heart’s Frontier by Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith (F COP App.1) Christian fiction“Kansas, 1881—Emma Switzer’s Amish family is robbed of all their possessions, leaving them destitute and stranded on the prairie.”LIBRARY NOTES: Check out our Facebook page—search for Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library! Yoga in the Library—Mon. and Thurs. 8:15 A.M.

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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