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The following books are now available at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte. Reviews are courtesy of Friends of the Library.
“Change Your Brain, Change Your Body” by Daniel G. Amen, M.D. Shows you how to boost your brain to improve your weight, skin, heart, energy and focus.
“Holly Blues” by Susan Wittig Albert. Ex-lawyer and current herbalist China Bayles is known as a leader among female sleuths. In this novel, an unwelcome holiday guest creates a thorny situation for China and her husband.
“Good To A Fault” by Marina Endicott. A joyful book that digs deep, with leavening humor, into questions of morality, class and social responsibility.
“Stay A Little Longer” by Dorothy Garlock. In America’s heartland at the end of World War I, a young woman, changed by loss and challenged by danger, fights to claim her future.
“Secret Daughter” by Shilpi Somaya Gowda. Explores the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity and love, as witnessed through the lives of two families, one Indian, one American, and the child that connects them.
“Super” by Jim Lehrer. As the Super Chief pulls out of Dearborn Station, the passengers, famous and infamous, can’t possibly imagine what lies ahead; as the train gains speed, a series of deadly events unfolds.
“Hannah’s List” by Debbie Macomber. On the anniversary of his beloved wife’s death, Dr. Michael Everett receives a letter Hannah had written him. In it, she makes one final request. She tells him he shouldn’t spend the years he has left grieving her and to that end she’s chosen three women she asks him to consider.
“Blue-Eyed Devil” by Robert B. Parker. A riveting story, entertaining and beautifully written.
“The Moonlit Earth” by Christopher Rice. This thriller has it all: action, suspense and international intrigue.
“Once A Spy” by Keith Thompson. Drummond Clark was once a spy of legendary proportions. Now Alzheimer’s disease has taken its toll, and he’s just a confused old man who’s wandered away from home, waiting for his son to fetch him.
“Angelology” by Danielle Trussoni. The secret history that stretches back a thousand years: an ancient conflict between the Society of Angelologists and the monstrously beautiful descendents of angels and humans: the Nephilim.
“A Nightly Fortress” by David Weber. A super cast of characters and plenty of action. Shifting effortlessly between battles among warp-speed starships and among oar-powered galleys, Weber brings everything together.