Check It Out

Check It Out by Anne Marshall Bestselling Adult Authors

With every one of his 10 novels a New York Times best seller, emergency medicine physician Michael Palmer is recognized by critics and fans worldwide as a master of medical suspense. Now Palmer delivers a relentless thriller that slices to our deepest fears with surgical precision. Pick up his latest read, The Society.

When Sayre Lynch hears that her younger brother Danny has committed suicide, she relents from her vow to never return to Destiny, a small Louisiana town in which she grew up. She plans to leave immediately after the funeral, but is drawn into the controlling web cast by her father. Bestselling author Sandra Brown is back with another hard-edged suspense novel in White Hot.

The president of the United States is scheduled to have dinner with an old friend in Manhattan, but security is not as it should be because someone is recruiting a network of agents with the intention of creating terror. Jack Higgins, another master of suspense, delivers to his fans a novel about a different kind of war with a very different set of rules in Dark Justice.

With six previous novels, author Marian Keyes has produced yet another charming and hilarious book in her own signature style. Life is a circle and what goes around, comes around with a trio of unforgettable women in Keyes's The Other Side of the Story.

Best-selling author, Stephen Coonts is back with a story that is chilling and unforgettable. Liars & Thieves uncovers a dark CIA conspiracy that leads to the highest levels of the American government.

With 14 New York Times best sellers in print, author Dale Brown is still "Right on Target" with his latest novel. The unthinkable is about to happen in Plan of Attack when the threat of a nuclear attack that is beyond our imaginations.

International best-selling author Elizabeth Adler entertains her fans with her 15th novel. In Invitation to Provence, Franny Marten's dinner with her boyfriend turns unbelievable when his wife meets her at the restaurant instead. The two women find they have much in common on a trip to France.

These bestselling authors' latest works can be found in the Adult New Book Area of the library. If they are unavailable, please ask one of the staff to place it on hold for you.

Online Book Club

The Online Book Club Chapter-a-Day offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book will run five days (Monday-Friday), with a new book starting every Monday. Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln .net, and clicking on the book club logo. The following selections are for the week of Aug. 30.

Audio Book: No selection for this week.

Business: The Man Who Saw the Future, by Andy Forrester.

Fiction: A Good Year, by Peter Mayle.

Good News: Ghost Writer, by Rene Gutteridge.

Horror: No selection for this week.

Mystery: Dead Wrong, by Mariah Stewart.

Non-Fiction: White Witchdoctor, by John A. Hunt.

Pre-Pub: No selection for this week.

Romance: In a Wild Wood, by Sasha Lord.

Science Fiction: No selection for this week.

Teen Book: Last Summer in Agatha, by Katherine Holubitsky.

The Online Book Club would love to hear from the Vermillion Public Library patrons. Starting in July the upcoming book lists can be located at If you have any comments or suggestions concerning the Online Book Club or the new format, please send them your feedback at

Discover New Trails @ Your Library

The Vermillion Public Library is pleased to introduce Kristen Monroe as our new children's librarian. Monroe comes to us from Rapid City where she was the youth services librarian at the Rapid City Public Library.

The Vermillion Book Club usually meets this month on Sept. 30. The book club invites you to visit with Jerry Wilson, author of The American Artery: A Pan American Journey. This book is a vivid and candid look at the lives and history of people along the great Highway 81 that connects Winnipeg, Canada to Panama, and travels through South Dakota.

Registration for Fall Story Time will begin after Labor Day. Story Time will start the week of Sept. 20. Preschool Story Time is open to all children ages 3 to 6 years. Toddler Story Time is open for all children ages 1 to 3 years. Registration is required.

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