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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 • Posted August 29, 2012

Committees have been formed, activities are being planned, and everyone is excited that Old Yeller Day will be back this year! Save the date, October 29, and plan on being on the courthouse lawn from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Watch this space—more details to come in the next few weeks.


Home Front by Kristin Hannah

Robert B. Parker’s Lullaby by Ace Atkins


The Lorax

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Batmunk

Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel

Tom & Jerry Tales


Trees: A Guide to Familiar American Trees by Herbert S. Zim


Eragon by Christopher Paolini (S YA PAO Era.1)

Eldest by Christopher Paolini (S YA PAO Era.2)

Legado by Christopher Paolini (S YA PAO Era.3)

Large Print:

Indivisible by Kristen Heitzmann (LTE F HEI)

“Something sinister is happening in the mountain community of Redford, Colorado. When a pair of raccoons are found mutilated, Police Chief Jonah Westfall investigates the gruesome act right away in hopes that he can stop the twisted behavior before it escalates.”

Enemies Among Us by Bob Hamer (LTE F HEI)

“Matt Hogan loves being an undercover FBI agent. After incurring the wrath of the Bureau’s hierarchy, he accepts a new assignment to track terrorist cell groups.”


And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman (F LIP)

“A woman with a secret life is forced to make desperate choices to save her son and herself.”

The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory (F GRE Cou.4)

“The Kingmaker, Earl of Warwick is the most powerful magnate in fifteenth century England. He uses his daughters as pawns in his political games—spies, poison, and curses surround them. Is there anyone they can trust?”

Off the Grid by P.J. Tracy (F TRA Mon.5)

“Minneapolis homicide detective Magozzi and Rolseth struggle to link six homicides and discover that there have been similar murders in other cities across the U.S.”

The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber (F MAC)

“Jo Marie Rose is seeking a fresh start after the death of her husband. She purchases a local bed-and-breakfast, the Rose Harbor Inn, but the inn holds more surprised than she can imagine.”

She Walks in Beauty by Siri Mitchell (F MIT)

“During New York City’s Gilded Age Clara Carter is the social season’s brightest star. . .but at what cost?”

Picture This by Jacqueline Sheehan (F SHE)

“Rocky Pelligrino, devastated by her husband’ sudden death, finds hope thanks to a black Lab and a new job. But a phone call from a troubled young woman looking for her biological father shakes Rocky’s newfound joy.”

Dare Me by Meg Abbott (F AB)“A searing novel of friendship, betrayal and the dark truths that hide behind cheerleader smiles.”

Where We Belong by Emily Giffin (F GIF)

“. . .the unforgettable story of one powerful secret, its effect on two families, and the life-altering journey that follows.”A Place in the Country by Elizabeth Adler (F ADL)

“. . . an emotionally powerful novel about mothers and daughters, the secrets they share, and those they keep to themselves.”

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 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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