Check It Out by Anne Marshall Adult Non-Fiction and Mystery
New York Times bestselling author, John J. Nance, brings his fans another thriller inspired form the news headlines. Fire Fight is the extraordinary adventure of pilots who risk their lives flying substandard airplanes in a little known and lopsided war against our nation's wildfires.
Yochanan Rivlin, a professor of Near Eastern Studies at Haifa University, is determined to understand the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s and also, of his son's mysterious divorce. Pick up The Liberated Bride, by author A.B. Yehoshua, for a novel filled with energy, humor, anxiety, and poetry.
Here is an engaging, historical novel of the Amish pioneers who settled in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio from 1810-1861. Author Evie Yoder Miller unpeels the cohesions nd tensions which take shape when an Amish baby is murdered in Eyes at the Window.
Author Lindsey Davis is at it again when the detective work of Marcus Didius Falco, a Roman streetwise detective in London. The London of the year,k A.D. 75. Falco is stuck in the Roman outpost of Londinium when a dead body turns up, head down, in a well behind a local drinking establishment. He's the only one who can solve the mystery in The Jupiter Myth.
Online Book Club
The Online Book Club Chapter-a-Day selections for the week of Dec. 22 will be:
Audio Book: The Best Kept Secrets of Great Communicators, by Peter Thompson.
Business: Whale Done, by Ken Blanchard.
Fiction: Not All Tarts are Apples, by Pip Granger.
Good News: Hands Across the Moon, by Jane G. Meyer.
Horror: The Good House, by Tananarive Due.
Mystery: Mumbo Gumbo, by Jerrilyn Farmer.
Non-Fiction: Candy and Me, by Hilary Liftin.
Pre-Pub: Change Without Pain, by Eric Abrahamson.
Romance: My One and Only, by MacKenzie Taylor.
Teen Book: Earthquake at Dawn, by Kristiana Gregory.
Celebrate Life, Literacy & Learning
Don't miss the birthday cookies for our patrons on Monday, Dec. 22. Then on Tuesday, Dec. 23, the Vermillion Public Library will celebrate the actual birthday date. Please join us for special goodies and well wishes to bring in the next 100 years.
In celebration of its 100 years of service, the Vermillion Public Library has commissioned Stephen K. Ward to research and write a book of the library's history. Wine & Women: The Making of the Vermillion Public Library in a Man's World will be perfectbound and include many photographs. The finished product will be available in early 2004 for $10 per copy. Sign up at the front desk to reserve your copy.
The library will be closed for the holiday season on Dec. 24-26. We will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. Please take advantage of the book and A/V drops on the south side of the building.