The library staff has been ordering new Large Print books due to the generous donations of family and friends of Maxine Gregory. Maxine was an avid supporter of the library and loved to read; she will be missed.
Stop in and check out our other new books we’ve received this week. As you know the library also has magazines, audios, DVDs, public computers, free WIFI, fax machine , and free notary service.
Mothers mark your calendars for our Summer Reading Program which will start June 5, at 1 p.m. The theme is “It’s Showtime at Your Library.”
“The Bank Robber” by Giles Tippette: Wilson Young got his stretch of Texas hard-scrabble fair and square. Now a bunch of lowlife carpetbaggers have stolen it out from under him. Taking his case to the law taught him one thing: justice was best served by pointing his gun and shooting—until every last miscreant was squashed under the heal of his boot. Now he’s a legend. That’s the easy part. Staying alive is going to take a lot more bullets…
“Upon a Spring Breeze – An Every Amish Season Novel by Kelly Irvin. Bess Weaver, twenty and expecting her first child, is making stew for her beloved man, Caleb, one minute, and the next she’s burying him after a tragic accident. Facing life as a young widow, Bess finds comfort only in tending the garden at an English-owned bed and breakfast. Aidan tries to repress his guilt over his best friend Caleb’s death and his longstanding feelings for Bess by working harder than ever. But as he spends time with the young son Caleb left behind, Aidan seems to be growing closer the boy’s beautiful mother.
“Last Chance Cowboys: The Lawman – Where the Trail Ends Series” by Anna Schmidt. Jess Porterfield fled to the big city after his father’s sudden death, leaving his childhood sweetheart. Now he’s returned as the local lawman, determined to prove his worth…and win back the woman he could never live without. Young frontier doctor Addie Wilcox was devastated when Jess left her behind. Now it’s difficult to remember why she should keep her distance. But with the town’s richest man set to see her hang for a crime she didn’t commit, Addie must put her faith in the lawman who broke her heart.
“Backed to the Wall” by C.M. Wendelboe: Outlaws – fueled by cruelty they learned during the War Between the States – roam and prey upon anyone unfortunate enough to cross their trail. In the Dakota Territory of the 1870’s, the line between outlaw and lawman is often blurred. Some sworn to protect the helpless might exploit them instead. And some of those deemed hard cases might redeem themselves. “Back to the Wall” plunges both a lawman and an outlaw into a bloody battle that only one can survive – if the Indian raiders terrorizing homesteaders and cattlemen don’t kill them first.
“Rebecca’s Bouquet – Hope Chest of Dreams Series” by Lisa Jones Baker. The last thing Rebecca Sommer dreamed her plan to wed would bring is a heartwrenching choice. She thought she and William would raise their family in Illinois, in their Amish hometown. But when he must leave the state to save his ailing father’s business, Rebecca braves her family’s disapproval and her own fears to go work by his side. And though she grows ever more in love with the dedicated, resourceful man he proves to be, William’s interest in English ways may be the one challenge even her steadfast faith can’t meet.
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