Summer weather getting you down? Or maybe you need a little quiet time from all the summer activities? Well, check out the new titles available at the Barriere Library.
One Summer by David Baldacci – The twists and turns in this hugely emotional and unforgettable novel come from the resilience of one father’s spirit and the revelation of the love that binds a family, in this world and even beyond.
Hit List by Laurell k. Hamilton – A serial killer is hunting the Pacific Northwest murdering victims in a gruesome and spectacular way. The local police suspect “monsters” are involved and have called in Anita Blake and Edward, U.S. Marshals who really know their monsters to catch the killer.
The Devil’s Light by Richard North Patterson – Set just prior to the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the novel opens with shadowy al-Qaeda operative Amer Al Zaroor outlining a plan to steal a nuclear weapon from Pakistan. Young CIA agent Brooke Chandler who was stationed in Lebanon before his cover was blown, begins to suspect that an attack is coming. He alerts his superiors who are somewhat skeptical about Brooke’s certainties that the bomb is actually intended for Israel, not America, and that al Qaeda will be deploying it from the heart of Hizbullah territory in Lebanon.
As always, there are also lots of new titles in for young readers.
Tally Cat Keeps Track by Trudy Harris – Tally McNally is an alley cat who loves to tally? He keeps track of all sorts of contests – who wins the most races, who is the tallest, who can climb the most trees, and more. When the results are counted up, Tally is always the winner. One rainy day, Tally competes to become the “wettest cat”. But he goes too far and gets into a jam. Will his friends – who lose to him tally after tally – find a way to save him?
How to Catch a Falling Star by Heidi and Daniel Howarth – Bear is waiting for a star to fall because he wants to make a wish. Can he catch the star? Will Bear’s wish come true?