On the Shelves — July 6

The following books are available for checkout

Clovis-Carver Public Library
Glamorous by George: The Key to Creating Movie-Star Style by George Kotsiopoulos offers tailor-made advice that helps you create a sense of personal style; shows you how to find the best clothes, accessories, and fashion to suit your personality; and tells you how to pull off an affordable, classically elegant look every day.

When Shadows Fall by J.T. Ellison centers on forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha Owens who receives a disturbing letter from a dead man asking her to conduct an autopsy on his body to solve his murder, leading her into the shadows of a twenty-year-old mystery that someone does not want her to uncover.

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert offers a highly readable report on the global and historical impact that humans have produced on all the other forms of life, just how much we lose when an animal goes extinct, and how an impending ecosystem collapse will put many species at risk.

The Wives of Los Alamos: A Novel by Tarashea Nesbitt breathes life into a singular community where war, science, and home life collided as the women who arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure were forced to adapt to a rugged military town where everything was secret, including what their husbands were doing at the lab.

Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World by Howard Buffett captures the journey of a philanthropist who set off around the world in search of new approaches to ease the suffering of nearly a billion individuals who lack basic food security, and recounts how poor farmers were taught the methods that can empower them to feed the world.

In the Light of What We Know by Zia Rahman centers on the troubled friendship between two men — one born in America to Pakistani parents and the other born in Bangladesh — and the betrayal of one by the other who is now desperate to climb clear of his guilt and seek atonement.

Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and the Little Bighorn by James Mueller draws on exhaustive research of period newspapers to explore press coverage of Custer’s disastrous defeat at the Little Bighorn, documenting the contributions of the first generation of reporters to comment on those stunning events.