The following books are available at:
Clovis-Carver Public Library
“The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-first Century” by Alex Prud’homme explores the threats to our water supply, the state of the infrastructure that bring water into our homes or keeps it out, the search for new sources of supply through scientific innovation, and issues of security in case of natural disasters or terrorist attacks.
“Against All Enemies” by Tom Clancy introduces a new hero in ex-Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore who is sent to take charge of a high-ranking Taliban captive and learns that the Taliban have come to terms with a vicious Mexican drug cartel, giving them a long-awaited opportunity to bring the fire of Jihad to the hearts of the American infidels.
“A Love that Multiplies: An Up-Close View of How They Make It Work” by Michelle Duggar tells the true story of a family with nineteen children, explains the principles that equip them to face life’s challenges, and outlines their focus on family, financial responsibility, fun, and faith.
“Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel” by Jeffry Deaver begins as James Bond, in his early thirties and already a veteran of the Afghan War, has been recruited to a new organization formed in the wake of 9/11 to protect the Realm by any means necessary.
“The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States” by Gordon Wood analyzes how the founding fathers’ dream of creating a virtuous republic resulted instead in the birth of a sprawling, licentious, and materialistic popular democracy.
“Among the Missing” by Morag Joss spins a brilliant tale of damage and reparation, as a woman who is assumed dead after her car is found in the collapse of a bridge begins life over in a Spartan cabin in the Scottish highlands where as “Annabel”, she is reborn free from her past.
“Stan Musial: An American Life” by George Vecsey paints a definitive portrait of one of baseball’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends, told through the remembrances of those who played beside him over his nearly seventy years in the national spotlight.
Portales Public Library
“Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures and Forms” by Alisa Golden
Ever wanted to tell your story in a unique style? This is just your ticket! Golden offers unique styles of books from Accordion style books to X-books with Pockets. With basic materials the possibilities for creativity are endless. Your dreams can become reality with step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams for crafting the perfect book.
“The Mark of the Golden Dragon” by L.A. Meyer
Even being sentenced to life for crimes against the Crown couldn't keep the unruly Jacky Faber imprisoned. She has once again escaped the British Authorities. She's back to the good life on her ship, the Lorelei Lee, in hopes of getting back to England to be with her friends and her darling Jaimy Fletcher.
Her journey is short-lived ash she is swept overboard in a raging storm. After days of searching for Jacky, her crew is forced to accept that she is dead, and sail home in despair. However, Jacky is a fighter and has found herself on a desolate beach, where she uses her trademark ingenuity and cunning to make her way to the port of Rangoon. Cast into danger from the South China Sea to the treacherous waters of London politics, Jacky applies her charm and connections in an attempt to remain free and save her own dear Jaimy from the depression that may have fallen upon him after hearing of her death.
“Built for Adventure: The classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt” by Clive Cussler
Ever wonder where the Dark Pitt series hero, gets his love for classic cars? The author, of course! Clive Cussler certainly writes about the classic cars in his Dark Pitt series, because they're his cars. Fans of both Cussler and Pitt will be able to enjoy looking at the cars you've been reading about. Cussler provides us with beautiful photographs and the history of his description in this wonderful collection.