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BOOKS-N-BITS From the Douglas County Public Library

We would like to thank everyone who supported the Friends of the Library Book Sale last month, as well as the volunteers who set it all up. One of the ongoing projects the Friends funds go for is the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, whereby all registered children from birth to age 5 receive one age-appropriate book each month. This is absolutely free to the child and the parents, and a good way to help start children on the reading path. Registration forms may be picked up at the Douglas County Public Library.

Among the new books at the library you will find:


Lookaway, Lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt; Light of the World, by James Lee Burke; Tell No Lies, by Gregg Hurwitz; True Love, by Jude Deveraux; Claire of the Sea Light, by Edwidge Danticat; The Last Kind Word, by David Housewright; Let Me Go, by Chelsea Cain; The Beast, by Faye Kellerman; Justice for Sara, by Erica Spindler; The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Café, by Mary Simses; Bones of the Lost, by Kathy Reichs; Mistress, by James Patterson; Please Don’t Tell, by Elizabeth Adler; The Third Kingdom, by Terry Goodkind; Rose Harbor in Bloom, by Debbie Macomber; Her Last Breath, by Linda Castillo; Heirs and Graces, by Rhys Bowen; Under a Texas Sky, by Dorothy Garlock; W is for Wasted, by Sue Grafton; Never Go Back, by lee Child; Robert B. Parker’s Damned If You Do, by Michael Brandman; Second Watch, by J.A. Jance.


Surgeon in Blue; Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care, by Scott McGaugh; The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way, by Amanda Ripley; Hope Conquers All, by Sona Mehring; Leadership Transformed; How Ordinary Managers Become Extraordinary Leaders, by Dr. Peter Fuda; Driving Tour of One Room Schools in the Ozarks, by David L. Burton; A History of the Rural Schools in Greene County, Missouri, by David L. Burton; Against Their Will, by Allen M. Hornblum; Horses and Mules in the Civil War, by Gene C. Armstead, in memory of James Curry.


Arthur Stands Up to Bullying; Auto-B. Good; Playing It Fair; Auto-B. Good: Taking the High Road; Auto-B. Good: Blazing the Trail; Berenstain Bears Beach Bound; Berenstain Bears Home Run Cubs; November Christmas; Home Run Showdown; Cowgirls ‘N Angels; Now Is Good; Gabe the Cupid Dog; Courageous Heart of Irene Sandler; Courageous; Saving Sarah Cain; Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts; A Mother’s Love; Angel Dog; Gold Retriever; The Sweeter Side of Life; I Love Shakey; Strawberry Summer.




Blind Justice, by Anne Perry; Dick Francis’s Refusal, by Felix Francis.