On the shelves
December 1, 2013
These books are available at the:
Clovis-Carver Public Library
When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles’ Rise to the Top by Larry Kane focuses on the seven-year stretch beginning when four teenagers met in Liverpool until the Fab Four prepared to invade America as the most famous pop group in history.
Blind Justice by Anne Perry explores the brilliantly seductive heart of Victorian London, where great wealth and great evil live side by side, great men sometimes make unfortunate choices, and Judge Oliver Rathbone makes a well-meaning but reckless move that could ruin his career, his reputation, and his life.
Investing Between the Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions by Decoding CEO Communications by L.J. Rittenhouse introduces a revolutionary method for evaluating the financial integrity of a company by learning to decipher the real meaning behind the jargon in the shareholder letters, annual reports, and corporate correspondence you receive.
The Whole Enchilada by Diane Davidson involves caterer and sleuth Goldy Schulz in a mystery much too close to home after one of her best friends dies while leaving birthday party that Goldy has catered; but what appeared to be a heart attack turns out to be a generous serving of cold-blooded murder.
50 Years of James Bond by the editors of Life Magazine commemorates the stars, stories, leading ladies, and villains featured in the exploits of the debonair, dangerous, and deadly MI6 secret agent 007 from the 1954 TV adaptation of “Casino Royale” to 2012’s “Skyfall” starring Daniel Craig.
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri centers on two inseparable brothers from Calcutta who are bound by tragedy after one becomes a political activist in a country torn by revolution, and the other must leave his quiet life of scientific research in America and return to India to pick up the pieces of a shattered family.
Commanding the Storm: Civil War Battles in the Words of the Generals Who Fought Them by John Stephens draws on accounts gathered from letters, memoirs, reports, and testimonies from 12 commanders from each side of the Civil War who vividly describe what they and their men experienced during 12 of the war’s most legendary battles.