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From the Librarian's Shelf
Nancy Scholibo
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 • Posted June 13, 2012

If you’re looking for a place to have a reunion, bridal or baby shower, business meeting, or other group gatherings, don’t forget the Stribling Room. The rates have been reduced, and we have seating for about 80 people. We also have a new multimedia projector, scree,n a big TV, and a full kitchen. Call 347-5446 for information or booking.

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


One for the Money

Albert Nobbs

This Means War


On Golden Pond

Driving Miss Daisy

Out of Africa

E.T. The Extraterrestrial

A Touch of Frost: Seasons 9&10

A Touch of Frost: Seasons 11&12

The Professional

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Adventures of Milo & Otis

Where the Red Fern Grows 2

Snoopy’s Reunion

Yours Mine & Ours


Plague Ship by Clive Cussler

Treachery in Death by J. D. Robb (CD F ROB)


Cirque du Freak: Living Nightmare (JF SHA Fre.1)

“Darren Shan and his best friend, get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak, a gothic freak show featuring frightening half human/half animals who interact with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head.”

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan (JF SHA Fre.2)

“Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until he visited a mysterious freak. Then he joins the powerful vampire Mr. Crepsley. As he struggles with his new life as a vampire’s assistant, Darren tries to resist the temptation that sickens him. . .the one thing that can keep him alive.” show that led him on a journey into the dark world of vampires.

Savvy by Ingrid Law (JF LAW Bea.1)“Mibs is about to turn thirteen, and in her remarkable family, becoming a teenager means finally discovering your extra-special ability—your savvy. Will Mibs’s savvy be strong enough to guide her through the journey of a lifetime?”


The Blood of Heroes: The 13-day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation by James Donovan (976.4 DON)

Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well by Billy Graham (248.8 GRA)

The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World by David Deutsch (501 DEU)


Stolen Prey by John Sanford (F SAN Pre.22)

“In Wayzata, Minnesota, an entire family has been killed. On the wall, in blood: ‘We’re coming.’ Where it leads will take Lucas Davenport into the darkest nightmare of his life.”

The Redemption of Sarah Cain by Beverly Lewis Christian Fiction (F LEW)

“A thoroughly modern woman, Sarah had ridiculer her sister’s choice of a Plain lifestyle, which served only to intensify the rift between them. Twelve years later, Sarah is stunned by her sister’s death and baffled by Ivy’s choice of a guardian.”

HHhH by Laurent Binet (F BIN)

“HHhH offers the excitement of encountering something that feels genuinely new. Binet has thrown all the rules of authorial decorum out the window, and the result is a historical novel of the Czech resistance to the Nazis that is a playful, suspenseful delight.”— John Wray

Breaking News by Fern Michaels (F MIC)

“Teresa Loudenberry has moved back to her hometown to care for her ailing housekeeper and arrange her daughter’s wedding. She is so busy taking care of the

As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson (F JOH Lon.8)

“Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire’s daughter is getting married. Walt and Henry Standing Bear are in charge of the arrangements, but the wedding locale goes up in smoke signals just two weeks before the big event. As Walt and Henry Standing Bear are looking for a new site on the Cheyenne Reservation, they witness a young Crow woman plummeting from Painted Warrior’s majestic cliffs. What at first appears a suicide may be something more.”

The Birth House by Ami McKay (F MCK)

“During the turbulent World War I era, uncertainty and upheaval accompany the arrival of a brash new medical doctor. Dora Rare is the apprentice to the outspoken Acadian midwife of their isolated Nova Scotian village. Dora finds herself fighting to protect the rights of women as well as the wisdom that has been put into her care.”

The Storm by Clive Cussler (F CUS Aus.10)

“A NUMA research vessel is taking water samples in the Indian Ocean when a swarm of black particles suddenly attacks the ship, killing everyone aboard, while the ship itself goes up in flames. Kurt Austin and his team discover a plan to permanently alter the weather on a global scale.”

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 Tuesdays

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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