Check It Out!
BY SHARON STURGIS
There are new books at the Ellinwood Community/School Library. They are:
"The Priest’s Graveyard" by Ted Dekker. Danny Hansen came to America with hopes of escaping haunted memories of a tragic war. Now he’s a priest, incensed by the powerful among us who manipulate the law for their own gain. It is his duty to show them the error of their ways...even if he must put them in the grave.
"Learning to Swim" by Sara J. Henry. When she witnesses a small child tumbling from a ferry, Troy chance dives in without thinking and saves his life. Expecting frantic parents looking for their child, Troy is shocked when no one steps forward to claim him. Soon she finds herself fiercely determined to protect the child, and equally committed to find out what happened to him.
"Toys" by James Patterson. Hays Baker and his wife possess superhuman strength, extraordinary intelligence, stunning looks and two beautiful children. They have it all. The only problem in their perfect life: humans and their toys! Now Hays is unexpectedly thrown into a world he never imagined, fighting to save humans everywhere from extinction.
"The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain. This is a remarkable novel about Ernest Hemingway’s first marriage to a quiet twenty eight year old beauty. After a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, and are ill prepared for the temptations, hard-drinking and fast-living life of Jazz Age Paris. In the absence of any values traditional notions of family and monogamy. The golden couple finds crisis and deception leading to the unraveling of love and life.
"Sing You Home" by Jodi Picoult. For better of for worse, music is the language of memory, and the language of love for Zoe Baxter. In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into a career as a music therapist, making plans for a new life and a new love. But to her shock and rage, some people want to stop her happiness in a non-traditional relationship.
"Silent Thunder" by Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen. Marine architect has been given a dream job. She must prepare the former pride of the Soviet fleet, the decommissioned submarine Silent Thunder for public exhibition at a maritime museum. But on a routine check, she discovers a mysterious message behind one of the ship’s panels. Is this submarine part of a devious and dangerous plot? Just who is the mastermind?