Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

On the shelves — Nov. 14

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

“Gila Country Legend: The Life and Times of Quentin Hulse” by Nancy Coggeshall was given by Joella Skeen in memory of Anna Marie Sprouls.

This authentic and sensitively written biography memorably portrays the life of a New Mexico rancher, hunter, guide, and mule packer who worked most of his life in the sprawling, rugged Gila National Forest.

“The Red Queen” by Philippa Gregory brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort and the age of the Tudor Kings in a novel of conspiracy, passion, and the coldhearted ambition of a proud and determined woman who believes that she is destined to shape the course of history.

“Spoken from the Heart” by Laura Bush recounts the life of a girl from Midland Texas who found herself in the glare of the spotlight after her marriage into one of America’s most prominent political families thrust her to the world stage and the White House.

“The Island” by Elin Hilderbrand takes place on beautiful, rustic Thuckernuck Island where Birdie Cousins and her family seek a peaceful retreat away from phones, television, or distractions; but by summer’s end old secrets are uncovered, old loves are rekindled, and new loves make themselves known.

“The Power of Two: Surviving Serious Illness with an Attitude and an Advocate” by Brian Monaghan takes us on the challenging journey of a man battling two brain tumors as his wife fought at his side in an inspiring story of hope, courage, and the power of family relationships that can make a potentially life-or-death difference in the outcome.

“Cure” by Robin Cook takes us into the lab of medical examiner Laurie Montgomery who finds evidence that organized crime has reached into two start-up biotech companies that may be involved in the death of a scientist who was working on stem cell research.