CHARLIE’S HEROES, an original puppet show given by the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, will be performing at the library (downstairs in the children’s department) this TUESDAY, August 4th, at 1:00pm.
This may be the perfect opportunity to answer definitively:
If we prick the puppets, will they bleed?
If we tickle them, will they laugh?
If we poison them, will they die?
If we wrong them, will they seek revenge?
— very loose, personal translation from Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”
The following are just some of the new books awaiting you at Schmaling this month:
AFTER THE STORM: A Kate Burkholder Novel, by Linda Castillo
A post will soon be published listing all the intriguing new non-fiction titles we’ve recently acquired, but the two shown above are:
THE CAKE THERAPIST, by Judith M. Fertig
CODE OF CONDUCT: A Thriller, by Brad Thor
CRANFORD, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
DEATH WEARS A BEAUTY MASK: and Other Stories, by Mary Higgins Clark
DRAWING FIRE, by Janice Cantore
EVEN NOW, by Karen Kingsbury
THE GIRL WHO WROTE IN SILK, by Kelli Estes
**GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee — **this is a great article and review discussing this much anticipated and apparently controversial sequel-that-was-written-prequelly to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
LOVE’S AWAKENING, LOVE’S FORTUNE, and LOVE’S RECKONING, by Laura Frantz
IT’S YOU, by Jane Porter
THE TIDE WATCHERS, by Lisa Chaplin
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, by Elizabeth Adler
DARK PLACES OF THE EARTH: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope, by Jonathan M. Bryant — video interview with the author here
THE FRIENDS OF JESUS, by Karen Kingsbury
THE CRIMSON HILLS, by L.P. Holmes
FIRE IN THE NIGHT (Lancaster Burning novel), by Linda Byler
HOME OF OUR HEARTS, by Robin Jones Gunn
MIRIAM’S SECRET (Land of Promise series), by Jerry S. Eicher
REFINING FIRE, by Tracie Peterson
A SIMPLE PRAYER (Hearts of the Lancaster Hotel series), by Amy Clipston
THE SIXTH RIDER, by Max McCoy
SWEET ANNIE, by Cheryl St. John
TEARDROP LANE (Eternity Springs series), by Emily March