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On the Shelves - May 19

 

May 18, 2013



The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

Exploring Britain's Castles: Celebrating Britain's Magnificent Architectural Legacy paints a vivid picture of the kings, queens, feudal lords, and ladies who lived in some of the most atmospheric fortresses in England, Wales, and Scotland that dominate the landscape down to this day.

The Intercept: A Jeremy Fisk Novel by Dick Wolf centers of NYPD detective Jeremy Fisk and his partner Kristen Gersten who are in a race against time to solve a terrorist plot that is clearly intended to mark the anniversary of 9/11 with a new outrage.

House of Cash: The Legacies of My Father, Johnny Cash by John Carter Cash takes a look at the life and inspirations of the Man in Black through a collection of previously unpublished photographs, lyrics, art, notes and recollections from the Cash family archives that reveal a deeply passionate soul whose music sprang from the way he lived.

The Black Box by Michael Connelly moves between the roughest neighborhoods of Los Angeles to distant battlefields as Detective Harry Bosch searches for a killer who thinks that he has been safe for 20 years.

The Dust Bowl: An Illustrated History by Dayton Duncan complements and expands on Ken Burns' PBS documentary of the same title to capture the grand scale of the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, and to portray the courage and resilience of the inhabitants who remained to save their farms.

The Last Man by Vince Flynn unfolds as Mitch Rapp is called on to rescue a missing CIA agent from a safe house in Afghanistan, but as he works off the radar in hostile territory, he discovers that elements within the U.S. and Afghan governments are working to foil his efforts.

Jubilee: Queen Elizabeth II 60 Years on the Throne celebrates through photographs from Life Magazine the long journey of the young woman who wasn't supposed to become the queen of England, but suddenly found herself next in line when her father unexpectedly inherited the crown.

Portales Public Library

Family Pictures by Jane Green — As dark truths from the past reveal themselves, two middle-aged women must learn to forgive — for the sake of their children and themselves.

Mystic by Alyson Noël — Since coming to Enchantment, N.M., everything in Daire Santos life has changed; and not all for the better. While she's come to accept and embrace her new powers as a Soul Seeker, Daire struggles with the responsibility she holds navigating between the worlds of the living and the dead.

Hooray for Bread! By Allan Ahlberg with illustrations by Bruce Ingman —

A day in the life of a loaf of bread that is baked early in the morning and enjoyed slice by slice by the baker and his wife as well as their son, a dog, ducks, fish, birds, and finally a tiny mouse that nibbles up the last crumbs.

 
 

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