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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • Posted November 14, 2012

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

I hope everyone will make time this month to come in and see the wonderful art displays and Elizabeth Evans’ quilt. Nadine Eby is our Artist of the Month for November, and she is displaying a variety of art forms. The Art II and Art III classes have their charcoal drawings on display, and you just shouldn’t miss seeing all this talent!


Kill Shot by Vince Flynn (CD F FLY)

Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult (CD F PIC)


Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What is Right for You by Jerome Groopman, M.D. (CD 610 GRO)

Dogs & Devotion by The Monks of New Skete (CD 636.7 DOG)

The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871 by Scott Zesch (305.895 ZES)

The Weapons of the World Encyclopedia: An International Encyclopedia from 5000 B .C. to the 21st Century (683.4 DIA)


Struck by Lightning by Stephen Person (J 551.56 PER)

Where do Presidents come From and Other Presidential Stuff of Super-great Importance by Michael Townsend (J 973.09 TOW)

National Geographic for Kids Alien Deep by Bradley Hague (J 551.2 HAG)

Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt (JF SCH)

The Emerald Atlas The books of Beginning Book I by John Stephens (JF STE Boo.1)

The Fire Chronicle: The Books of Beginning Book II by John Stephens (JF STE Boo.2)


Poseidon’s Arrow by Clive Cussler (F CUS Pit.22)

“An attack submarine capable of incredible underwater speeds is the greatest advance in American defense technology in decades. But a key element of the prototype is missing—and the man who developed it is dead.”

Forgotten by Catherine McKensie (F MCK)

“Emma Tupper is a dedicated lawyer whose month-long vacation in African turns into a six-month ordeal. She returns home to discover that everyone has moved on without her.”

The Sanctuary by Ted Dekker (F DEK)

“. . . the gripping story of vigilante priest Danny Hansen, who is now serving a fifty-year prison term in California for the murder of two abusive men. When the woman he loves is threatened, he must find a way to protect her.”

The Secret Keeper by Kate Horton (F HOR)

“Morton weaves a tale of unknown parentage, family intrigue, and generational secrets that keeps the reader tuning pages into the wee hours of the night.”

The Rattlesnake Season by Larry D. Sweazy (WF SWE Jos.1)

“Ex-Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe thought he had seen enough death for one lifetime. Now with an infant son and a heart full of pain, he’s rejoining the Rangers.”

Peaches for Father Francis by Joanne Harris (F HAR Roc.3)

“It isn’t often you receive a letter from the dead. When Vianne Rocher receives such a letter, she has no choice but to return to Lansquenet, the village in which eight years ago she had opened a chocolate shop. But returning to one’s past can be a dangerous pursuit.”

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