Check It Out

Check It Out
New Adult Mysteries

Triple-Crown Mystery winner Rick Riordan brings his fans another Tres Navarre crime novel. Ex-P.I. Tres Navarre faces a killer of unstoppable as a force of nature in Rebel Island, when he and Maia celebrate their honeymoon and new future on this problematic island.

Author Greg Rucka is back with a vengeance in an electrifying new thriller starring suspense fiction 's most dangerous hero, Atticus Kodiak. In Patriot Acts, Kodiak (bodyguard now turned fugitive) must go underground to protect the woman he loves and a country he may have to betray to defend.

Best-selling author Laura Childs writes another Tea Shop Mystery with scrapbooking owner Carmela Bertrand. Carmela is in the middle of her latest project – creating miniature paper theaters – when real life delivers some drama of its own and just a week before Halloween in Frill Kill. Book Club

The 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,

and clicking on the book club icon. Online patrons can find the club at The following selections for the week of Dec. 3 are:

Audio Book: The Knitting Circle, by Ann Hood.

Business: Work Like You 're Showing Off!, by Joe Calloway.

Fiction: April in Paris, by Michael Wallner.

Good News: Mozart 's Sister, by Nancy Moser.

Horror: Offspring, by Jack Ketchum.

Mystery: Tin City, by David Housewright.

Nonfiction: Mao Zedong, by Jonathan D. Spence.

Pre-pub: Someday My Prince Will Come, by Jerramy Fine.

Romance: To Love a Texan, by Georgiana Gentry.

Science Fiction: Resolute, by Mike Sagan.

Teen: Lucky T, by Kate Brian.

Library Announcements

Santa 's yearly visit is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 from

6-7 p.m. at the library. Stop in to see him and participate in craft activities and snacks for preschool kids through fifth-graders.

Join us in the Community Room for a holiday open house hosted by the library on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to

7 p.m. This event includes information about the Friends of the Public Library group, drop-in story time for preschoolers, refreshments and door prizes.

The library has acquired four new Gateway computers with funding from the Gates Foundation and the South Dakota State Library. These new additions are the catalog search stations located in several areas of the library.

The library will be giving its Web site a new look in the next few months. If there is anything you would like to see included in the Web site, please drop us an e-mail at and add VPL Suggestions on the e-mail subject line..

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