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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 • Posted May 16, 2012

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

If you want to learn how to use a computer, be sure to come to Carol Tucker’s computer classes. Computer Basics II will meet on Thursday, May 24 and starts at 6:30 P.M.The class is free, and you do not have to buy supplies or bring your own laptop. Also, don’t forget that we have extended hours on Tuesdays—we will be open from 10:00 .M. to 8:00 P.M.


Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax

All Dogs Go to Heaven/All Dogs Go to Heaven 2

Barney: I Can Do It

10 Movie Adventure Pack Vol. 2


Wish You Were Here by Graham Swift (CD F SWI)

Fire by Sebastian Junger (CD F JUN)

10th Anniversary by James Patterson (CDF PAT)


Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare (YA CLA Clo.2) The Infernal Devices Book 2

“In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector replaced as head of the Institute.”

Illusions by Aprilynne Pike (YA PIK LAV.3)

“Laurel hasn’t seen Tamani since she begged him to let her go last year. But just as life returns to normal, she realizes that a hidden enemy lies in wait. The danger that now threatens Avalon is one that no faerie thought would ever be possible.”

Ruthless by Sara Shepard (YA SHE Pre.10)

“For years scandal has rocked Rosewood—and high school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have always been at the center of the drama. And it’s not over yet. What happened last spring break is their darkest secret yet, and guess who found out?”


Quantum and the Lotus by Matthieu Ricard & Trinh Xuan Thuan (181.04 RIC)

“. . . a mind-expanding, eye-opening exploration of the exciting parallels between cutting-edge thinking in physics and Buddhism—a scintillating conversation any thinking person would delight in overhearing.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (158.1 DUH)

“Duhigg masterfully combines cutting-edge research and captivating stories to reveal how habits shape our lives and how we can shape our habits. Once you read this book, you’ll never look at yourself or your world quite the same way.”

The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods by Hank Haney (921 HAN)

“My phone call with Tiger lasts no more than three minutes, and somehow I already know he’s going to be the last touring pro I teach.”


Shelter by Harlan Coben (F COB Mic.1)

“A mysterious old lady, a terrible evil, a courageous young hero, and a secret that could turn his world upside down—the suspense never lets up, and the ending will leave you breathless.” –Rick Riordan bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer (F ARC Cli.2)

“Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton joins the Merchant Navy. Later, when his ship is sunk, he is one of the survivors. When an American who is the third officer dies, Harry seizes the chance to assume a new identity.”

A Love of her Own by Maggie Brendan (F BRE) Christian Fiction

Still cautious after a broken engagement, April McBride travels to Lewistown, Montana to attend her brother’s wedding. A run-in with horse trainer Wes Owen opens up vast possibilities for frustration, embarrassment, and . . . love?”

Loving Libby by Robin Lee Hatcher (F HAT) Christian Fiction

“Remington Walker was no angel . . . and he posed a more serious danger to Libby than she’d ever faced. She had found refuge from her past in the Idaho wilderness. But Walker is breaking through all her defenses.”

Robert B. Parker’s Lullaby by Ace Atkins (F ATK Spe.1)

“When fourteen-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Spenser to look into her mother’s murder, he’s not convinced by her claim that the police botched the investigation four years ago. But her need for closure and her determination to make things right persuade him to help.”

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan (F ROG)

“The lifeboat is a richly rewarding, novel, psychologically acute and morally complex. But it is first and foremost a harrowing tale of survival.”

Loving by Karen Kingsbury (F KIN)

“Bailey is making decisions that will shape her future, decisions that will ultimately lead to a wedding no one saw coming.”

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.

LIBRARY INFORMATION: Open 10:00-6:00 M,W,TH,FR 10:00-8:00 on Tuesdays

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