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CHeck It Out!
By Sharon Sturgis
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New books at the Ellinwood Library
There are new books the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
“Lonestar Angel” and “Blue Moon Promise,” two new titles from Colleen Coble. Lonestar Angel tells the story of a young couple and the tragic kidnapping of their little baby. Through the horrible stress, their rocky marriage ended. Now hope is rekindled when they receive astounding news: their daughter has been found, five years after the disappearance. Blue Moon Promise is the story of Lucy Marsh, and her struggle to care for her younger brother and sister, especially at the mysterious death of her father. She accepts a proxy marriage that she believes will provide safe refuge...but trouble follows.
“Calico Joe” by John Grisham. Grisham delivers a surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League Baseball. Paul Tracey is the son of Warren Tracey, a hard-throwing Mets pitcher. Calico Joe is the home-run rookie that quickly became the idol of every baseball fan in America. When pitcher faces batter, Paul isn’t sure who to root for...until a single fastball changes all their lives forever.
“Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Andy Barber is a respected assistant district attorney, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his family. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: His fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow students. Andy will face a trial of his own;between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegations, and between a past he’s tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive.
“Hotel Vendome” by Danielle Steel. Enter the world of the ultra-glamorous world of a five-star New York hotel. This is the story of a man who builds it as his dream, the girl who grows up in its loving embrace, and the colorful guests and staff who make its magic complete.
“The Wolf Gift” by Anne Rice. A whole new world is at the center of the old and compelling story: the making of a werewolf, reimagined and reinvented by Anne Rice. A chance encounter between two unlikely people, and an idyllic night shattered by horrific violence, leads a young man through a terrifying transformation, as he experiences the thrill of the wolf gift.
“The Lady of the Rivers” by Philippa Gregory. This is the remarkable story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, and woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the Wars of the Roses. Jacquetta fights for her king, her queen and for her daughter Elizabeth for whom Jacquetta can sense an extraordinary future.