On the shelves: May 27

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

"Golf: The Best Putting Instruction Book Ever" by the editors of Golf Magazine was given by Dr. and Mrs. O.T. Rozzell in memory of Bill Prince.

In a book with 150 full-color photos and an instructional DVD, the editors collect advice from ten of the best putting authorities in golf to show you how to make the hole look better, read the greens, and visualize the ball dropping into the cup.

"Sports Illustrated Baseball Book" was given by Gene and Phyllis Walker in memory of Bruce Smith.

With unforgettable pictures and award-winning words, this lavish volume brings to life the epic teams and colorful characters, the crucial plays and classic games, the personalities and performances, and the artifacts that have kept baseball at the heart of American sports for more than a century.

"The Rope" by Nevada Barr tells the story of the tragedy that sent Anna Pigeon on her first foray into the wild and the case that helped shape her into a ranger for the National Park Service.

"The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life" by Ira Byock illuminates one of the most important and controversial issues of our time by telling the stories of real people who become casualties in the fight against disease at all costs, offering a lucid, compassionate, and more humane map of treatment during life's last days.

"Fifth Victim" by Zoe Sharp centers on ex-Special Forces soldier Charlie Fox who is hired to protect the daughter of an investment banker from a gang of kidnappers who prey on the children of the wealthy Long Island set, but he soon learns that defending a girl determined to put herself in danger is far from easy, and that the idle rich can be as ruthless as any criminal.

"Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think" by Peter Diamandis introduces us to dozens of innovators and scientists whose progress in many growing technologies will enable us to make greater gains in the next two decades than we have in the previous two hundred years.

"Gideon's Corpse" by Douglas Preston finds Gideon Crew tracking a mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico after a plume of radiation above a warehouse lends credence to their threat that a major American city will be vaporized within ten days.


Public Library

"Come Home" by Lisa Scottoline

Jill Farrow has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. She's a happy pediatrician and is about to remarry, and her daughter is now a busy thirteen-year-old who enjoys juggling homework and the swim-team.

Everything changes, though, when Jill's ex-stepdaughter shows up and informs her that her ex-husband has been killed. Jill begins to inquire about the murder which turns her whole family upside-down. She just can't bear to turn her back on the child she loves and once called her own, even if that means destroying her hard-earned happiness or endangering her own life.

"Hugs from Pearl" by Paul Schmid

Pearl LOVES to hug her friends, but when hugs come from a porcupine, hugs can hurt. Pearl doesn't want her friends to say "Ouch" every time they hug. What is a friendly little porcupine to do?

"Moonlight" by Helen V. Griffith

Rabbit waits for the magic of the moonlight, but the moon was taking its time. So, Rabbit decided to go back to his burrow and sleep, of course that is when the buttery moonlight decides to creep the land. Everyone gets to see the beautiful moonlight and all that it does, do you think Rabbit will get to enjoy this too?

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