Chek it Out at the Vermillion Public Library by Anne Marshall New York Times Best Sellers
Adult Fiction � July 16
#1 The Beach House, by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge. After his brother drowns in East Hampton, a law student seeks revenge on the powerful people who he thinks are responsible.
#2 Sunset in St. Tropez, by Danielle Steele. Surprises await a group of friends who decide to spend August on the Riviera.
#3 Hard Eight, by Janet Evanovich. Stephanie Plum takes time out from bounty hunting to search for a 7-year-old New Jersey girl who has been abducted.
#4 The Emperor of Ocean Park, by Stephen L. Carter. The patriarch of a black family, forced to withdraw from consideration of the Supreme Court, dies under mysterious circumstances (on order).
#5 Fire Ice, by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos. A mining tycoon tries to overthrow the Russian government.
#6 In This Mountain, by Jan Karon. In the seventh book of the Mitford Years series, Cynthia Kavanagh thrives in retirement while her husband, Father Tim, grows restless.
#7 The Nanny Diaries, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. A satirical look at New Yorkers through the eyes of an East Side nanny (on order).
These best sellers are in the library's collection or currently on order. If they are unavailable please ask one of our staff to reserve your selection for you.
New Adult Novels at the Library
Having staked his claim as a master of epic fantasy with The Ring of Five Dragons, Eric Van Lustbader now returns to the world of Kundala to unearth new riches of wonder and excitement. Check out great fantasy reading with The Veil of a Thousand Tears.
Author John Biguenet earned wide acclaim for his short story collection, The Torturer's Apprentice. Now in his first novel, Oyster, he demonstrates the same mastery of writing in a tale of desire, memory and murder on the Louisiana bayou.
Lincoln Menner is finding out just how hard it is to be a woman. When his wife is offered her dream job in Rochester, NY, he leaves a thriving Los Angeles landscaping business to stay at home every day, be a "mommy" to three-year-old Violet, deal with toilet training, clean soap scum, be ignored by his wife's colleagues who view him as a homemaker, and have the scorn of every woman in the neighborhood because he has chosen to stay at home. Check out what every woman needs, Househusband, by Ad Hudler.
A poltergeist in the White House? Strange as it sounds, that seems to be the case. A playful spirit of unknown origin is at work in the First Residence by rattling chains, slamming doors, dislodging paintings, disrupting press conferences and state dinners. Bishop Blackwood Ryan is dispatched by the Archdiocese of Chicago to get to the bottom of this high-level haunting in The Bishop in the West Wing, by Andrew M. Greeley.
The earth, now a wasted shell of its former beauty, staggers under the weight of worsening judgements from heaven, while Carpathian turns up the heat on Christ followers, Jews, Muslims, and anyone else who does not swear total allegiance to him. Follow the continuing story of good and evil with Time LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins' latest novel, The Remnant: On the Brink of Armageddon.
These new novels and many more are on display on the new book shelves located behind the circulation desk. If they are unavailable, please ask a staff member to place a hold on your selection.
Harry Potter is HERE!
Bring your owls, toads, magic wands, and round black "Potter" eye glasses. Join the Vermillion Public Library in the Winner's Circle to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday. On Monday, July 29, in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program, we will throw a party for Harry with board games, a match of Quidditch, paper crafts to create sorcerer's hats and magic wands, along with a variety of treats. The party starts at 1:30 p.m. in the community room of the library.
Join the Winner's Circle for the Closing Party on Friday, Aug. 2, at 1:30 p.m. We will celebrate a fun summer and look forward to next summer with "Laugh It Up @ Your Library � 2003."