by Betty White
Tuesday, August 6th @ 10:30 – Coffee & Chat and Knit-Us-Together
**** August 10th – 24th – The Library will be closed for 2 weeks for carpet replacement.
Death Angel : A Novel, by Linda Fairstein. Death Angel takes readers into the storied history of New York’s Central Park as assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detective Mike Chapman race to track down a serial killer before yet another young woman is found dead. Is the body found in the Ramble the first victim of a deranged psychopath, or are there other missing women in years past whose remains have never been found connected to this savage attack? Is this enormous urban park a sanctuary in the middle of the city-as it seems to the thousands of New Yorkers and tourists who fill it every day-or is it a hunting ground for a killer with a twisted mind?…..
The Highway, by C.J.Box. When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit a friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them again. The girls—and their car –simply vanish. Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long stretch of sobriety. Convinced by his son and his former rookie partner, Cassie Dowell, they begin the drive south to the girls last known location. As Cody makes his way to the lonely stretch of Montana highway where they went missing, Cassie discovers that Gracie and Danielle Sullivan aren’t the first girls who have disappeared in this area. This majestic landscape is the hunting ground for a killer whose viciousness is outmatched only by his intelligence. And he might not be working alone. Time is running out for Gracie and Danielle….Can Cassie overcome her doubts and lack of experience and use her innate skill? Can Cody Hoyt battle his own demons and find this killer before another victim vanishes on The Highway?
Long Live the King, by Fay Weldon. As 1901 comes to an end,there is much to be grateful for: The Dilberne fortune has been restored, and the grand Dilberne Court, with it’s one hundred rooms, has been saved. Lord Robert’s son, Arthur, is happily married to Chicago heiress, Minnie, who is pregnant and trying to come to terms with her new role as lady of the manor, and her charming but controlling mother-in-law, Lady Isobel, as Lord Robert and Lady Isobel get caught up in the preparations of the coronation of Edward Vll, they debate the future of their recently orphaned niece, Adela. Isobel and Minnie want to take her in; Robert and Arthur do not. While they argue, Adela runs away and joins a traveling group of spiritualists and has a life-saving run-in with the king……
Josiah for President, by Martha Bolton. When former congressman Mark Stedman throws in the towel on his presidential campaign, his only choice is to return to his home state and decide how to spend the rest of his life… until he meets Josiah Stoltzfus, an Amish farmer from Pennsylvania. Stedman learns more from Josiah in a few hours than in his many years in office. He comes to the conclusion that someone like Josiah should be running the country. Not a career politician, but someone with a little old-fashioned common sense, someone who’s not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Someone like Josiah Stoltzfus. Using his old campaign headquarters for a base, Mark determines to introduce a new candidate to America. He pledges to do everything in his power to make sure Josiah gets elected. But can a plain man of faith turn the tide of politics and become the leader of America, and what will he have to risk to do it?….
Living the Good Life : A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others, by Martha Stewart.
I Scream Sandwich! , by Jennie Schacht