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From The Librarian’s Shelf…
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 • Posted August 13, 2008

Memorial and honorarium brick orders are being taken for the next installation. The bricks cost $40.00 each and the proceeds benefit the Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library.

The library is also taking orders for Junior classics and favorites that are worn and need replacing. Select from the list at the front desk and order a book in memory or honor of a friend or loved one. A card will be sent in your name and a bookplate placed in the book. Each book costs $20.00.

NEW ARRIVALS - Quotes are from the cover or summary.

Sister’s Choice: A Shenandoah Album Novel by Emilie Richards (F RIC She.5). Domestic Fiction.

Fractured by Karin Slaughter (F SLA Tre.2). Suspense Fiction.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (YA MEY Tur.4). School Stories. “Having made her choice between living a fully human life or joining the world of immortals to be with her beloved Edward, Bella finds her future threatened by a series of events with potentially disastrous consequences.”

Boris Ate a Thesaurus by Neil Steven Klayman (E KLA). “A hungry boy learns that books are for reading and not for swallowing after he eats a thesaurus and starts speaking in synonyms. “

Damage Control by J.A. Jance (F JAN Bra.13). Mystery Fiction. “Feeling overwhelmed by paperwork and the responsibilities of caring for a newborn, Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady struggles with a case involving a woman who shot the wrong man while defending herself from a stalker.”

Forced Out by Stephen Frey (F FRE). Mystery Fiction. “Spotting a remarkable minor-league ballplayer, unhappily retired Yankees scout Jack Barrett hopes to bring the young athlete into the big leagues, an effort that is challenged by the boy’s bad attitude and a dangerous secret.”

Queen of Babble Gets Hitched by Meg Cabot (YA CAB Que.3). Romantic Fiction. “Lovable blabbermouth Lizzie juggles a whirlwind of bridal preparations in the course of her engagement to Jean-Luc, which is frowned upon by her best friends.”

Lie Down With the Devil by Linda Barnes (F BAR Car.12). Mystery Fiction. “Boston private detective Carlotta Carlyle finds her life becoming complicated as she investigates a secret murder indictment against her fiancee, Sam Gianelli, as well as the killing of her most recent client, a nervous bride-to-be.”

Off Season by Anne Rivers Siddons (F SID). Psychological Fiction.

Last Kiss by Luanne Rice (F RIC.) Mystery Fiction.


The Read To Swim program continues. Students can read at the library for 1 hour and get a coupon for a free pass to the pool or a Dairy Queen ice cream cone.

Story Time is taking a Summer vacation and will be back in the Fall.

Library hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday - Friday.

Library Information - 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:

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