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Wednesday, August 8, 2012 • Posted August 8, 2012

The Computer Basics classes will start a new round with the following schedule:

Computer Basics I: Thursday, August 9 6:30 P.M.

Computer Basics II: Thursday, August 16 6:30 P.M.

Internet, email Facebook: Thursday, August 23 6:30 P.M.

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



Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Act of Valor

Cast Away

John Wayne Collection: War Movies

James Steward Collection: Westerns

My sister’s Keeper

The Sacketts

Memorial Day


El Cantante

Selena: Live Performances

La Ciudad de las Bestias by Isabel Allende (S F ALL)

Computadoras Para Todos by Jaime Restrepo (S 004.678 Res)

Young Adult/Junior Fiction:

The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong (YA ARM Dar.1)

Stunning: A Pretty Little Liars novel by Sara Shepard (YA SHE Pre.11)


One Call Away: A Memoir by Brenda Warner (920 WAR)

Howard Garrett’s Texas Trees (635.9 BAR)


The Last Minute by Jeff Abbott (F ABB Cap.2)

“Sam Capra has one reason to live: to rescue his baby son from the people who kidnapped him. An ex-CIA agent, Sam owns bars around the world as cover for his real mission—working for a secret network –while using his skills to find his child.”

Sacrilege by S. J. Parris (F PAR Gio.3)

“In this historical thriller, fear washes over London because of rumors of a plague ship docking in the Thames. Giordano Bruno, radical philosopher, ex-monk and spy, is unable to leave because an old flame has been accused of murdering her husband.”

Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva (F SIL All.12)

“Gabriel is summoned to St. Peter’s Basilica—the body of a beautiful woman lies broken beneath the magnificent dome. The Vatican police ask Gabriel to help.”

Dolci di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch (F LYN)

“Corporate star Lily Turner abandons Manhattan for Montevedova when she discovers that her husband has another family tucked away in the hills of Tuscany.”

The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins (F ATK Qui.2)

“Quinn’s old buddy Varner has also returned from the wars and Quinn suspects that Varner may be the supplier of stolen rifles to a Mexican drug gang.”

The Summer Kitchen by Lisa Wingate (F SIN Blu.2)

“SandraKaye Darden never expected her adopted son to go missing thousands of miles away, or for her family life to disintegrate, but sometimes hope springs up in unexpected places.”

Black List by Brad Thor (F THO)“Somewhere deep inside the U.S. government, there is a closely guarded list. Once your name is on the list, it doesn’t come off until you’re dead. Someone has just added Scot Harvath’s name.”

Thorn in My Heart by Liz Curtis Higgs (F HIG Low.1)\

“Autumn 1788 amid the moors of the Scottish Lowlands, two brothers fight to claim one father’s blessing, two sisters long to claim one man’s heart.”

15 Seconds by Andrew Gross (F GRO)

“Henry Steadman, a Florida plastic surgeon, didn’t know what was about to hit him—instead of delivering a keynote address at a conference—his life suddenly becomes an unrelenting chase to stay alive.”

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

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