In the world of fantasy Anne McCaffrey is one of the most popular authors. She has teamed up with her son Todd, also a best selling author, to give fans a second collaboration. Dragon's Fire is a thrilling adventure of discovery and fate.
Linda Lael Miller returns with an addition to her best selling series featuring the hard-to-tame, easy-to-love McKettrick brothers. The Man from Stone Creek is a sweeping novel of adventure as two people determined never to love find that sometimes it's worth the risk.
One day she woke up remembering nothing but her name and Kahlan Amnell became the most dangerous woman alive. Award winning author, Terry Goodkind, brings his fans a world of high adventure and brilliant storytelling with his latest fantasy, Phantom.
No one brings readers through the world of criminal behavior and psychopathology better than Jonathan Kellerman. Gone is Kellerman's new novel featuring psychologist Alex Delaware and homicide cop Milo Sturgis.
DearReader.com Book Club
The DearReader.com Book Club offers many selections to Internet patrons. Each book runs for five days, Monday through Friday. Some genres only offer selections every other week. Check out this service by registering at the library's Web site, http://vpl.sdln.net and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596.
Selections for the week of Aug. 14 are:
AUDIO BOOK: More Than Friends, by Barbara Delinsky.
BUSINESS: The Corporation, by Joel Bakan.
FICTION: The Real Mother, by Judith Michael.
GOOD NEWS: Design on a Crime, by Ginny Aiken.
HORROR: The Lake, by Richard Laymon.
MYSTERY: Killing Time, by Linda Howard.
NON-FICTION: Judgment Days, by Nick Kotz.
PRE-PUB: The Last Wife of Henry VIII, by Carolly Erickson.
ROMANCE: Pistols at Dawn, by Michele Ann Young
SCIENCE FICTION: Judgment Day, by J.J. Ace.
TEEN: That Fernhill Summer, by Colby Rodowsky.
Wireless Internet has been newly installed for our patrons' use. "WiFi" is located by the reading tables in the adult section of the library and electrical plug-ins are available.
Needed: Items for the display case located in the library's front entry. We are looking for patrons who are willing to share their collections, hobby items, or seasonal exhibits. Anyone interested in filling the display case must set-up and clean-out their materials in a timely manner.
The library has the right to approve any material to determine an appropriate exhibit. Please call Joyce Moore, Children & Young Adult Librarian, for additional information at 677-7060.
Scrabble Scrimmage is back! Come challenge other Scrabble enthusiasts and improve your word knowledge on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Vermillion Public Library. This event is open to adults and young adults from 12-18 years old. Extra Scrabble boards and Scrabble dictionaries are welcome.