On the shelves – May 20

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

"Where to Go When: Italy" published by Dorling Kindersley was given by Doris Wallace in memory of Lula Scioli.

Whether you're looking for a fun family getaway, a cultural weekend in the city, or a countryside retreat, this essential vacation planner suggests a multitude of appealing destinations, unearths the best of every region of Italy, and suggests the finest time of year to visit each one.

"The Betrayal of Trust" by Susan Hill brings a cold case to life as a shallow grave is uncovered in the aftermath of a flood, exposing the remains of a teenager who disappeared twenty years earlier, and forcing Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler to confront his most grisly, dangerous, and complex case yet.

"Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss" by Rosemarie Terenzio describes the unlikely friendship between a blue-collar girl from the Bronx and John F. Kennedy, Jr., as they worked together as boss and executive assistant at "George" magazine where she came to know the true man behind the icon — patient, protective, occasionally thoughtless and self-involved, yet capable of extraordinary generosity and kindness.

"Taken" by Robert Crais begins as Elvis Cole is hired to find the missing daughter of Nita Morales, but when Elvis himself disappears, it is up to his partner Joe Pike to retrace Elvis' steps through the hard and murderous world of human traffickers to find his friend.

"Enemies: A History of the FBI" by Tim Weiner shows how the secret intelligence operations and surveillance techniques of America's police force have created a tug-of-war between national security and civil liberties, creating a tension that strains the very fabric of a free republic.

"Raylan" by Elmore Leonard brings back U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens on a quest to stop two dope-dealing brothers who have decided to branch out into the business of selling body parts, but when Raylan comes too close to the truth, he finds that he may become the next unwilling donor.

"The Ice Balloon: S.A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration" by Alec Wilkinson begins in the late nineteenth century when a visionary Swedish Aeronaut set out to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon, an expedition that was followed by nearly the entire world and that made him an international legend.

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