On the shelves —
January 8, 2012
The following books are available at:
Clovis-Carver Public Library
“Summer Ball” by Mike Lupica was given by Kollye and Houston Walker in memory of Coby Joe Greenwalt.
Danny Walker is the smallest kid playing in a big man’s game, but after leading his basketball team to the national championship, he finds that being at the top just adds to the challenge, as the competition tries that much harder to knock him down.
“Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy” contains transcripts of interviews and conversations that Jackie recorded with Arthur Schlesinger in 1964 as part of an oral history project to create a record of Kennedy’s life and career from the memories of those who knew and loved him best.
“Folly Beach” by Dorothea Frank begins as newly-widowed Cate Cooper returns to the South Carolina low country beaches of her childhood and finds that the pull of family is as powerful as the ocean tides and that love can strike faster than lightning in summer.
“Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York’s Milk & Cookies Bakery” by Tina Casaceli offers recipes for wonderful cookies, all built on easy bases that allow you to create many varieties, as well as shortbreads, brownies, and bar cookies that bring a comforting childhood snack to a whole new level.
“Bannon Brothers” by Janet Daley reopens a cold case as R.J. Bannon investigates the abduction of a three-year-old girl that occurred twenty-five years ago, but when he meets a beautiful and talented artist who seems to share some connections with the vanished girl, his quest for the truth will put her in mortal danger.
“The Law of the Garbage Truck: How to Respond to People Who Dump on You, and How to Stop Dumping on Others” by David Pollay shows how to avoid letting others dump their negativity, anger, or resentment on us and how to let it pass by instead, allowing us to become happier and more successful and improving our lives and those of the people around us.
“The Nightmare Thief” by Meg Gardiner features forensic psychologist Jo Beckett and her partner, Gabe Quintana, who encounter a suspicious group of men carting six sullen college kids to the woods for a supposed wilderness adventure that soon becomes a reality game gone horribly wrong.