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On the shelves — Aug. 31

The following books are available for checkout:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

Wish You Happy Forever: What China’s Orphans Taught Me About Moving Mountains by Jenny Bowen relates the inspiring story of triumph in the face of struggle as two empty nesters overcame enormous challenges to become the only Westerners working with the Chinese government to transform its entire child welfare system.

Stone Cold by C.J. Box pits game warden Joe Pickett against adversaries unlike any he has ever known as the governor of Wyoming sends him into the Black Hills to find out if the rumors are true about a wealthy landowner/philanthropist who lives in a massive ranch that nobody visits, and whose wealth is said to come from killing people.

The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World by Desmond Tutu explains the significance of forgiveness, how it works, why everyone needs to know how to grant it and receive it, and why forgiveness of others is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves when we have been wronged.

Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3 by Jeffrey Deaver includes twelve electrifying tales that include the author’s beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam; each with a convoluted story that ends with a completely unforeseen twist.

Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance by Julia Angwin offers an unsettling look at how the government, private companies, and even criminals indiscriminately use technology to sweep up vast amounts of our personal data and shows why privacy matters and how we can protect ourselves.

Starfire by Dale Brown explores a future that is all too possible as Bradley McLanahan and his team of young engineers designing the world’s first orbiting solar power plant are caught at the center of a battle that threatens to become all-out global war for control of space.

What Makes Olga Run? The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives by Bruce Grierson unlocks the secrets of the woman who holds 23 world records in track and field — 17 of them in her current 90-95 age category — and how they keep her moving fast, thinking sharp, and living well, far into old age.

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