On the shelves — Aug. 1

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

“How to Build a House” by Larry Haun teams up with Habitat for Humanity to offer the best construction expertise in an easy-to-understand handbook that shows step-by-step how to build a simple, energy-efficient, and affordable home, from choosing its location to the final step of installing its exterior door locks.

“The Mapping of Love and Death” by Jacqueline Winspear delivers a gripping mystery of wartime romance as investigator Maisie Dobbs unravels the story of a young cartographer and a mysterious nurse who met and lost each other during World War I.

That’s So Annoying” by Cynthia Lett compiles examples of common grievances, frustrations, and downright bothersome habits that we all encounter and explains how to demonstrate both class and compassion while taking charge of your own reactions to bad behavior.

“Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War” by Karl Marlantes transforms the tragedy of Vietnam into a powerful and universal story of courage, camaraderie, and sacrifice that surrounded a conflict that divided our nation more bitterly than any event since the Civil War.

“Brain Teasers” by Ian Livingstone offers 211 ingenious logic puzzles, lateral thinking games, Mondrians, memorization games, and cryptomath problems that will challenge both the left and right sides of your brain, exercise your mind, and keep you sharp until you’re 100.

“The Walk” by Richard Evans explores the despair and eventual hope of a man who lost everything at the same time — his job, his home, and the woman he loved — and who set out on a walk to the farthest point reachable on foot, a life-changing journey that spared his life.

“Elvis 1956” by Alfred Wertheimer contains a collection of photographs taken the year Elvis Pressley turned 21, providing a remarkable visual record of a defining time for rock n’ roll’s most enduring figure.