Monthly Archives: August 2012

Library Lines at the GEA Library (Booneville)

by Dee Hare, Librarian

New memorial and donation books that we have recently received include:

Just in time for the start of football season, we have Mississippi’s 100 Greatest Football Players of All Time by Neil White.  Donated by the staff of the Banner Independent to honor Coach Bill Ward, it ranks the greatest football players from the greatest football state from 1-100.  It also rates Mississippi’s all-time offensive and defensive players, and lists every Mississippian in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame.

Conan: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Most Savage Barbarian by Roy Thomas was purchased with monies donated by the Booneville Woman’s Club in memory of Dr. Webster Cleveland.  This first-ever illustrated guide to Robert E. Howard’s most beloved character is a genuine treasure chest of Conan lore, following the character through the ages through novels, comic books, and movies.

Rita’s Culinary Trickery by Rita Konig was purchased with monies donated by Ruth Galloway in memory of Helen White.  This book about entertaining gives tips on how to get dinner on the table, whether it’s for two people or a crowd, even if you can’t cook!  It helps you create an easy, relaxed setting to serve delicious, but never fussy, meals.

We’ve had several donations this summer for our youngest readers.  Laurie and Mitch McBride donated Sam McBratney’s In the Light of the Moon and Other Bedtime Stories in honor of Emery Elaine Dukes.  It is a collection of eight stories, including the humorous “Bunty the Daydreaming Tooth Fairy”, just right for reading aloud at night.  Also donated by the McBrides was Engelbert Sneem and His Dream Vacuum Machine by Daniel Postgate.   The devious main character of this story steals the dreams of sleeping children until the tables are turned when a child has a nightmare of the thief himself.  It was donated in honor of Reed Lindsey.

We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.

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Library Lines at the GEA Library

Dee Hare, Librarian

New fiction that we have recently received includes:

The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore is a re-release of the classic 1933 novel that helped define the werewolf genre. It follows the experiences of outcast Bertrand, who travels across pre-Revolutionary era France seeking a way to calm the raging instincts and fog-covered visions caused by his inner beast.

The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber starts a new series set in her beloved Pacific Northwest. This new set of characters orbits a busy bed and breakfast in Cedar Cove run by a mysterious newcomer, a young war widow ready to start her new life. As she welcomes her first guests, Jo Marie watches everyone finding love, hope and renewal behind her doors.

Mercy Kill by Aaron Allston is another title in the “Star Wars: X-Wing” series featuring the Wraith Squadron spy pilots. This scattered group of rogues and misfits reunite after three decades apart when a powerful Galactic Empire Army general is suspected of participating in a plot to topple the Alliance.

You Don’t Want to Know by Lisa Jackson finds a distraught mother spending two years in and out of Seattle mental institutions. Ava is unable to remember the details of her two-year-old son’s disappearance so she returns to the family estate and secretly visits a hypnotist to restore her memories. Soon she learns that her son may be alive after all.

Other new titles by your favorite authors include If I Can’t Have You by Mary B. Morrison, Haven by Kay Hooper, Charon’s Claw by R. A. Salvatore, Sweet Talk by Julie Garwood and Kill You Twice by Chelsea Cain.

New DVDs we’ve received include the second season of the PBS series Downton Abbey, the Starz miniseries Pillars of the Earth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on the best-selling novel by Stieg Larsson and Love’s Unending Legacy, part of the “Love Comes Softly” series written by Janette Oke.

We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.

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New at the Ripley Public Library

by Sheila Lence, Ripley Librarian

Here is WHAT’S NEW at the Ripley Library this week:

ADULT FICTION:

Cruel as the Grave by Sharon Penman

Rides a Dread Legion by Raymond E. Feist

Seattle Cinderella by Gail Sattler

Rainbow’s End by Valerie Comer

And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman

LARGE PRINT FICTION:

Summer of Secrets by Charlotte Hubbard

Love Finds You in Nazareth, Pennsylvania by Melanie Dobson

ADULT NONFICTION:

Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kid Needs to Know about Ending the Cycle of Fear by Carrie Goldman

YOUNG ADULT FICTION:

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Boot Camp by Todd Strasser

The Betrayal of Maggie Blair by Elizabeth Laird

PICTURE BOOKS:

When Addie Was Scared by Linda Bailey & Wendy Bailey

Foolish Rabbit’s Big Mistake By Rafe Martin & Ed Young

JUVENILE FICTION:

The Sons of Liberty by Alexander Lagos

Ripper by Stefan Petrucha

City of Orphans by Avi

The Floating Islands by Rachel Neumeier

My Name Is Mina by David Almond

JUVENILE NONFICTION:

The Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books by Jennifer M. Besel

DVDs:

They Call Me “Tater Salad” starring Ron White

The Hunger Games

Revenge: The Complete First Season

Call today to reserve one of these titles!

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Library Lines at the GEA Library (Booneville)

Dee Hare, Librarian

Do you like to cook and bake?  Do you love paging through cookbooks in search of new and exciting recipes to try out on your family?  Bonnie Kemp has recently donated several wonderful cookbooks to the library’s collection in honor or memory of those close to her.  New titles include:

The Cake Mix Bible was given in memory of Zana Caver Hill.  It includes 175 recipes for layer and snack cakes, cupcakes, cookies and bars, as well as special occasion and holidays confections that all start with a brand name cake mix.  Tips for garnishing, decorating and serving your creations are included.  Also given in memory of Mrs. Hill was Fix-It and Forget-It: 5 Ingredient Favorites by Phyllis Pellman Good, another in her line of slow cooker titles containing over six hundred recipes.

Paula Deen’s Cookbook for the Lunch Box Set is the Food Network star’s answer to what to make for any school occasion.  Her simple recipes use affordable ingredients for everything from breakfast dishes to start the day to school lunches and also cover ideas for things to fix for bake sales, team parties and sleepovers.

Southern Living’s Busy Mom’s Weeknight Favorites, compiled and edited by Elizabeth Taliaferro, contains 130 suppers your family is sure to love. This cookbook puts the emphasis on fast, easy to make and wholesome meals so Mom can have more time to spend with her family.  Both of these titles were given in memory of Billie Morgan.

Three and Four Ingredients: 500 Recipes by Jennifer White, given to honor Eudora Kemp’s 91st birthday, presents delicious, no-fuss recipes for those who love to cook but have little time to spare.  Classic breakfast and brunches, tempting soups, appetizers, snacks, main courses and desserts are all included.

We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.

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Library Lines at the GEA Library (Booneville)

by Dee Hare,Booneville  Librarian

 New fiction we’ve recently received includes:

Tuesday’s Child by Fern Michaels is the story of nurse Sophie Lee, who has spend the last ten years in prison for a crime she did not commit.  After Sophie is exonerated and released, she hides out at her attorney’s house to avoid the media frenzy surrounding the case.  With her lawyer’s help, Sophie must learn how to make her way back into the world and reclaim her freedom.

In The Operative by Andrew Britton, Ryan Healey is called to investigate when a terrorist attack during a charity gala in downtown Baltimore takes the lives of dozens of innocent people, including the wife of CIA Deputy Director John Harper.  Ryan soon becomes swept into an unimaginable conspiracy that suggests America could be its own worst enemy.

The Next Best Thing, the newest novel by Jennifer Weiner, finds television producer Ruth Saunders’ everyday life thrown into a tailspin when her dream comes true and her sitcom is bought.  Ruth’s initial happiness becomes threatened by demanding actors and interfering television executives, as well as an unrequited crush on her former boss and her grandmother’s upcoming wedding.

The Sleeping and the Dead by is a debut mystery by Jeff Crook, author of the best-selling “Dragonlance” books.  It introduces Memphis crime scene photographer Jackie Lyons, whose post-divorce efforts to put her life back together are complicated by her ability to see ghosts that offer her insights into local murder cases.

New DVDs that we have recently received include Stealth, starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Sam Shepard and Jamie Foxx; Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again; the first two seasons of the ‘90’s hit Roseanne, starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman and featuring The Big Band Theory’s Johnny Galecki and Sara Gilbert; seasons five through ten of the NBC hit Friends (which means we now have the complete series on DVD), and the last two seasons of the Showtime hit The Tudors.

We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.

 

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Library Lines at the GEA Library (Booneville)

by Dee Hare, Librarian

New fiction we’ve recently received includes:

Tuesday’s Child by Fern Michaels is the story of nurse Sophie Lee, who has spend the last ten years in prison for a crime she did not commit. After Sophie is exonerated and released, she hides out at her attorney’s house to avoid the media frenzy surrounding the case. With her lawyer’s help, Sophie must learn how to make her way back into the world and reclaim her freedom.

In The Operative by Andrew Britton, Ryan Healey is called to investigate when a terrorist attack during a charity gala in downtown Baltimore takes the lives of dozens of innocent people, including the wife of CIA Deputy Director John Harper. Ryan soon becomes swept into an unimaginable conspiracy that suggests America could be its own worst enemy.

The Next Best Thing, the newest novel by Jennifer Weiner, finds television producer Ruth Saunders’ everyday life thrown into a tailspin when her dream comes true and her sitcom is bought. Ruth’s initial happiness becomes threatened by demanding actors and interfering television executives, as well as an unrequited crush on her former boss and her grandmother’s upcoming wedding.

The Sleeping and the Dead by is a debut mystery by Jeff Crook, author of the best-selling “Dragonlance” books. It introduces Memphis crime scene photographer Jackie Lyons, whose post-divorce efforts to put her life back together are complicated by her ability to see ghosts that offer her insights into local murder cases
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New DVDs that we have recently received include Stealth, starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Sam Shepard and Jamie Foxx; Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again; the first two seasons of the ‘90’s hit Roseanne, starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman and featuring The Big Band Theory’s Johnny Galecki and Sara Gilbert; seasons five through ten of the NBC hit Friends (which means we now have the complete series on DVD), and the last two seasons of the Showtime hit The Tudors
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We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.

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