Check It Out

Check It Out New Adult Fiction By Anne Marshall
Vermillion Public Librar The New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hat Club fearlessly takes on mothers and daughters, wedding madness, and midlife passion in a frank, funny, and fabulous new novel. Check out Haywood Smith's Wedding Belles. Tom Piazza is the author of the post-Katrina classic, Why New Orleans Matter.  He is back with a novel of the famous city starting in the late summer when two families, one white and one black, confront a storm that will change the course of their lives in City of Refuge. World-renowned for novels that push the boundaries and chart new territory, V.C. Andrews begins a powerful new series featuring a young Latina torn between two worlds. Delia's Crossing is about a 15-year-old who leaves a Mexican village to start a new life on a huge estate in Palm Springs, CA. 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<http://vpl.sdln.net/> and clicking on the book club icon.  Online patrons can also find the club at www.supportlibrary.com/su/ su.cfm?x=470596<http://www.supportlibrary.com/su/su.cfm?x=470596>. The following selections for the week of Dec. 29, are: Audio book: Sunday's at Tiffany's, by James Patterson. Business: Don't Keep Me a Secret, by Bill Gates. Fiction: The Invention of Everything Else, by Samantha Hunt. Good news: Snow Angel, by Jamie Carie. Mystery: The Mosaic Crimes, by Giulio Leoni. Non-fiction: A Few Seconds of Panic, by Stephen Fatsis. Pre-pub: Please look on-line for selection. Romance: Weddings Can Be Murder, by Christie Craig. Science Fiction: Reap the Wild Wind, by Julie E. Czerneda. Teen: The Year of the Sawdust Man, by A. LaFaye. Thriller: Lifelines, by CJ Lyons. Vermillion Public Library Upcoming Activities The library will be closed early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31 and will remain closed until Jan. 2. Materials may be returned to the book and A/V drops located on the south side of the library building. Please sign up for the Winter/ Spring Story Times at the circulation desk. Children must be registered to attend. A new children's program will be offered at the library. In addition to the regular story times during the Winter/Spring session, a Baby Lap-sit Program has been introduced. This program is for infants from birth to 12 months and is designed as an introduction to the wonderful world of language.  Parents will interact with babies in ways that encourage early brain development with verbal, visual, and tactile stimulation. The program will start on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 15.  Registration is required and patrons may call the library at 677-7060 for more information.

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