On the shelves — April 13
April 13, 2014
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Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road With Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs by Brian Switek breathes new life into old bones as he investigates the latest discoveries in paleontology, reunites us with these mysterious creatures, and visits desolate excavation sites and museum vaults to learn the secrets of the past.
The Family Guide to Mental Health Care: Advice on Helping Your Loved Ones by Lloyd Sederer presents authoritative information for understanding depression, bipolar illness, schizophrenia, eating disorders and other conditions so that you and your family will be able to walk into a doctor’s office knowing what to do and what to ask.
Somerset by Leila Meacham begins in the antebellum South where Silas Toliver, deprived of his inheritance, joins his best friend Jeremy Warwick to plan a wagon train expedition to the new territory called Texas.
Strong Rain Falling: A Caitlin Strong Novel by Jon Land finds Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong balancing the fine line between right and wrong in the pursuit of justice when she uncovers a drug conspiracy dating back to the Mexican Revolution including the dogged battle Caitlin’s grandfather and great-grandfather fought against the first generation of Mexican drug dealers.
The Most of Nora Ephron by Nora Ephron celebrates the work of an a funny, insightful, and brilliant writer whose award-winning screen plays, including “When Harry Met Sally,” “Silkwood,” “You’ve Got Mail,” “Julie and Julia,” and “Sleepless in Seattle,” made her an American icon.
Worthy Brown’s Daughter by Phillip Margolin centers on Matthew Penny, a young, newly widowed lawyer who arrives on the Oregon frontier with nothing but shattered dreams, but in his quest for justice for a former slave, he finds suddenly that he has everything to fight for.
Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America by Glenn Beck presents thoroughly researched historical events in our nation’s history, teaching us more than names and dates but the how and why lying behind the acts of barbarism and heroism that we never learned about in school.