Check It Out By Anne Marshall New Adult Fiction Collection
An unlikely hero, formerly a New York City bus driver and now an ex-con, Reese Waters� world starts to spin out of control. Check out author Charlie Stella�s latest fast-paced and unpredictable crime novel, Cheapskates.
The tiny village of Trabane, a coastal resort, is tucked away in western Ireland. It is the home to a rugged golf course designed more by nature than by man. Loopy, by Dan Binchy, is the struggle of good versus evil played out against the background of emerald green fairways.
A proud African-American wife and mother, Antonia Racine Jackson, raised two children in Baltimore while guarding a family secret that cuts deep into black and white issues. The Color of Family, the final novel by author Patricia Jones is a poignant and provocative story of truth, race, and relations.
Irene Beckman seems to have it all. She is blessed with two grown children, a husband, a house in a Copenhagen suburb, and a career as a family lawyer. But nothing is as it seems in An Altered Light, by the masterly Danish novelist Jens Christian Grondahl.
The tragic death of his son compels Dr. Neil Downs to flee New York City for a physician�s position at the American Embassy in India. He is introduced to the paradoxes of Indian social and political life in And the World Was, by Bruce Bauman.
Two men, one a writer of political propaganda and the other a professional blood donor, meet for dinner each week. From the highly acclaimed author, Ma Jian, comes The Noodle Maker, a satirical and powerfully written novel about the absurdities and cruelties of life in a post-Tiananmen China.
DearReader.com Book Club
The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book will run five days (Monday- Friday), each new book starting on Monday, with some of the genre offering selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at the library�s Web site, and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club through www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596.
The following selections for the week of July 4 are:
AUDIO BOOK: Nighttime is My Time, by Mary Higgins Clark.
BUSINESS: When Sparks Fly, by Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap.
FICTION: An Unfinished Life, by Mark Spragg.
GOOD NEWS: The Storekeeper�s Daughter, by Wanda Brunstetter.
HORROR: Resurrection Dreams, by Richard Laymon.
MYSTERY: Wolves Eat Dogs, by Martin Cruz Smith.
NON-FICTION: A Continent for the Taking, by Howard W. French.
PRE-PUB: Clearcut, by Nia Shengold.
ROMANCE: A Home of Her Own, by Breanda Novak.
SCIENCE FICTION: Berserker Prime, by Fred Saberhagen.
TEEN: A Sea of Trolls, by Nancy Farmer.
Discover Your Library � 2005
The Vermillion Public Library will be closed in celebration of Independence Day on Monday, July 4. This is a legal holiday. Please use the book and A/V drops located on the south side of the building to return materials. Just a reminder: the library is also closed on Sundays during the summer months.
�Dragons, Dreams, and Daring Deeds.� Join us on Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. for a Midsummer Day�s Renaissance Fair in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program. Everyone is invited to come in medieval costume and turn in your reading logs at this time.
Wednesday is movie day with a children�s film shown from 1 to 3 p.m. and young adult films from 3 to 5 p.m. All are invited for the Reading Round Table on Thursdays, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Do you have an e-mail address? The Vermillion Public Library is encouraging patrons to share their e-mail addresses to enable the library staff better communication with you. Current information, activities, and overdue announcements could then be sent directly to our patrons. Stop by or call the library to sign up for this service at 677-7060.