On the shelves: July 29

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

"Insanely Simple: The Obsession that Drives Apple's Success" by Ken Segall reveals the design principle that helped Apple recover from near death in 1997 to become the most valuable company on Earth in 2011, and shows how companies that leverage this power can stand out from competitors, while individuals who master it can become critical assets to their organizations.

"Guilty Wives" by James Patterson begins as Abbie Elliot and her three best friends set off on a decadent vacation in Monte Carlo, but the vacation of a lifetime becomes a fight for survival when Abbie awakens on a yacht surrounded by police and has no memory of what happened the night before.

"Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World" by Stuart Diamond outlines specific, practical, and effective ways to deal with others; whether kids, jobs, travel, shopping, business, politics, relationships, cultures, partners, or competitors.

"Private London" by James Patterson centers on Hannah Shapiro, who at a young age saw unspeakable acts committed on her mother during a kidnapping, and whose past seems to follow her when she attends school in London, leaving it up to Dan Carter, head of the most technologically advanced detective agency in the world, to save her.

"Taste of Home Contest Winning Annual Recipes 2012" features over 350 prize-winning recipes, sumptuous photographs, and expert kitchen tips from home cooks across the nation for preparing delicious meals to suit every occasion.

"No Mercy" by Lori Armstrong focuses on former army sniper Mercy Gunderson who returns from Iraq to the family ranch after the death of her father, but when the body of an Indian boy is found on her land, she begins to uncover dark and dangerous secrets that might destroy everything she has fought for.

"500 Best Tips Ever: Simple Techniques to Help Your Improve Your Game and Shoot Lower Scores" by the editors of Golf Magazine contains easy-to-follow photos and illustrations from the most talented team of teaching experts in the nation to help straighten out your slice or hook, make more putts, add power and control, and escape every trouble spot you can imagine.

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