Check It Out

Check It Out
New York Times Best-Selling Authors' New Books

From best-selling fantasy author Mercedes Lackey comes a new magical novel. As the seventh daughter of the Sea King, Ekaterina had a wonderful life. Her special gift for moving around on land made Ekaterina the perfect emissary on the surface until she was kidnapped. She finds that one should never believe what the eyes tell you in Fortune's Fool.

Author Anne Perry's talent for illuminating the heart's deepest secrets shines through in her best-selling series of World War I novels. In At Some Disputed Barricade, Chaplain Joseph Reavley and his sister, Judith, find the peace of the English countryside seems far away as the Battle of Passchendaele begins on the Western Front.


Natalie Greco loves being a law professor, even though she can't keep her students from cruising sex.com during class. One of her colleague's talks her into teaching at a local prison and during class a prison riot breaks out. As Nat helps a dying guard, his last words to her are, "Tell my wife it's under the floor." This declaration plunges Nat into a nightmare in Daddy's Girl, by Lisa Scottoline.

David Morrell, author of Creepers, is back with a novel that takes his fans in a harrowing new direction on a desperate high-tech scavenger hunt for a 100-year-old time capsule. Frank Balenger, the resolute but damaged hero of Creepers, now finds himself trapped in a nightmarish game of fear and death in Scavenger.

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 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.supportlib rary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596. The following selections for the week of April 23, 2007 are:

AUDIO BOOK: Grayson, by Lynn Cox

BUSINESS: Making Millions in Direct Sales, by Michael G. Malaghan

FICTION: Skylight Confessions, by Alice Hoffman

GOOD NEWS: Fair Game, by Elizabeth White

HORROR: Lilith's Dream, by Whitley Strieber

MYSTERY: The Interpretation of Murder, by Jed Rubenfeld

NON-FICTION: My Freshman Year, by Rebekah Nathan

PRE-PUB: Check the Web site for selection

ROMANCE: Hawk's Prize, by Elaine Barbieri

SCIENCE FICTION: Deathstalker Coda, by Simon R. Green

TEEN: Scrambled Eggs at Midnight, by Brad Barkley and Heather Hepler

Upcoming Calendar and Events

The Scholastic Book Fair will arrive and be open for business on Thursday, April 26 starting at 10 a.m. and continuing through Sunday, April 29 during normal library hours. This event will be held in the Community Room.

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