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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 • Posted May 2, 2012

\There’s always something to see at the library. This week we’re launching a new partnership with the art teachers and students. We’re so proud to be able to offer a place for students to display their works. We’re starting with the imaginative projects of the Fourth Grade. Please, be sure to come in this month—you’ll be glad you did!

NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)


The Iron Lady

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Rust (Christian)

Johnny (Christian)

Coco Avant Chanel


Zero Day by David Baldacchi (CD F BAL)

The Thomas Berryman Number by James Patterson (CD F PAT)

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham (CD F GRI)


Fairest by Gail Carson Levine (JF LEV)

“The fairy Lucinda has once again given a dreadful gift—a mysterious magical mirror. The gift is disastrous when it falls into the hands of Aza, who never looks in a mirror if she can help it.”

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (F VAN)

“Abilene Tucker feels abandons as her father puts her on a train and sends her to live with an old friend for the summer in Manifest, Kansas. She discovers that Manifest’s history is full of shadowy characters—and long-held secrets.”


No Less Than Victory by Jeff Shaara (F SHA ww2.3)

“. . . the crowning achievement in master storyteller Jeff Shaara’s soaring World War II trilogy, revealing the European war’s unforgettable and harrowing final act.”

The Unseen by Heather Graham (F GRA Un.1)

“1800s. San Antonio. In room 207 at the Longhorn Saloon, a woman renowned for her beauty was brutally murdered. Her killer was never found. Now: In the last month, San Antonio has become a dumping ground for battered bodies. All young women, many of the m long missing, almost all forgotten. Until now.”

Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods (F WOO Sto.23)

“When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone to talk some sense into his wayward son, it seems an easy enough job. But as he and Herbie Fisher probe deeper into the case—and an old one comes back to haunt him—Stone realizes that even he may have underestimated just how far some people will go to cover up their crimes.”

Fifty Shades of Gray by E. L. James (F JAM)

“After Ana Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she is startled to realize that she is desperate to get close to him. Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring physical affair, Ana discovers Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.”

What Doesn’t Kill You by Iris Johansen (F JOH Lin2)

“When Catherine Ling’s old friend creates a formula that’s not only deadly but completely untraceable., the race beings to be the first to get it.”

The Innocent by David Baldacci (F BAL)

“America has enemies—ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can’t stop. That’s when the U.S. Government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hit man who never questions orders and always nails his target. But he may have just made his first mistake. . . ”

Cat’s Claw by Susan Wittig Albert (F ALB Bay.20)

“Sheila Dawson has made history as the first female police chief in Pecan Springs. Now, Sheila puts her smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl.”

Come Home by Lisa Scottoline (F SCO)

“A gripping and compelling novel about one woman solving her ex-husband’s murder and the emotional repercussions of going back into a family you no longer know. This is a novel that is as full of thrill as it is full of heart.”

Private Games by James Patterson (F PAT Pri.2)

“Private has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The opening ceremony is hours away when Peter Knight is called to the scene of a ruthless murder.”

LIBRARY NOTES: Check out our Facebook page—search for Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library! Yoga in the Library Mondays and Thursdays 8:15-9:15 A.M.


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