There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
“French Gold” by R.B. Arbuthnot. It’s May, 1944, and Henry Hawks is recruited to go behind enemy lines on a pre-invasion mission. After the mission, he has accidently become a very wealthy person, and the most wanted man in France. Hiding from the German Army in Renee Landry’s home, Henry must make decisions that will affect Renee, and his new-found path to happiness. But this means that several people must die in the war effort. The author and his wife are former residents of Ellinwood.
“The Digital Photography Book, Parts 1-4” by Scott Kelby. Here is the straight-to-the-point, no jargon best selling digital photography book set. The author provides easy answers to questions and problems that occur in the real world. Your digital photos can improve dramatically, be become sharper, more colorful, and more professional-looking.
“Catch Me” by Lisa Gardner. Each year at 8 p.m. on Jan. 21, a woman has died. The victims have been childhood best friends, and now only one friend is left. She is determine to escape this dilemma, and intends to put up a fight. But is she the next victim, or is she the perfect perpetrator. After all, she is hiding a terrifying secret.
“Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. This Pulitzer Prize winning author reveals the hope, dreams, and tragic realities of a village on the edge of the new India. Boo shares the true stories of unforgettable characters living in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement near the Mumbai airport, a place where individual hopes of the most impoverished of humans intersect with the greatest global truths and challenges.
“Miles to Go” by Richard Paul Evans. Reeling for the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan left everything he knew behind and set off on a cross country trip. But then a vicious roadside attack leaves him in the hospital. Homeless and facing months of difficult recovery, Alan turns to Angel, a mysterious woman who allows him into her home. But soon he realizes that before he can return to his own journey, he must first help Angel with hers.
“The Innocent” by David Baldacci. America has enemies that even the military can’t stop. That’s when the government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hit man who never questions orders and always nails his target. But when he is called upon to eliminate someone close to home, something doesn’t seem right, and he refuses the job. Now Robie becomes a target himself, and ends up rescuing a runaway girl in the process. Is there a connection?
Sharon Sturgis is the librarian at the Ellinwood School/Community Library.