The following books are available at:
Clovis-Carver Public Library
“Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Casseroles: More Than 380 Delicious Comfort Food Favorites” was given by Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Tau in memory of Ellen Estes. With this book on your side, you can make an endless variety of memorable recipes for dinners, brunches, and potlucks that can be prepared ahead and reheated later, ending those “need it now” dilemmas and leaving you free to do other things while meals are in the oven.
“How Big Is a Million?” By Anna Milbourne was given by Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Tau in memory of Modine Parker. Young readers will take a journey of discovery as they accompany Pipkin, a very small penguin who is always asking very big questions, on his quest to learn exactly how big is a million.
“Fall From Grace” by Richard Patterson begins as Adam Blaine arrives to attend the funeral of his estranged father Ben, but when he learns that Ben had made a new will disinheriting his family in favor of his mistress, Adam begins to wonder whether Ben’s death — caused by an inexplicable fall from a cliff — might be murder.
“The Complete Book of Home Crafts: Projects For Adventurous Beginners” edited by Carine Tracanelli contains step-by-step instructions and a wealth of illustrative photographs and templates for over 90 home projects designed by craft experts just for the aspiring craftsperson or home decorator.
“Stay Close” by Harlan Coben delivers unrivaled insight into the dark shadows that creep into even the happiest communities in the story of three people living lives they never wanted, hiding secrets that even those closest to them would never suspect, and learning that the past never truly fades away.
“Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence and Climate Stablilty” by Philip Warburg reveals both the remarkable growth of a breakthrough technology and the formidable challenges it faces, showing how we can all pursue a saner and more sustainable energy future.
Portales Public Library
“Seraphina” by Rachel Hartman. In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
“You Don’t Want to Know” by Lisa Jackson. After spending the past two years in and out of Seattle mental institutions, unable to remember the details of her son’s disappearance, Ava returns home and, secretly visiting a hypnotist, discovers that her son may still be alive.
“Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape” by Danica McKellar
Hollywood actress and mathematical genius, Danica McKellar shatters the “nerd” stereotype by showing girls how to ace their math classes and feel cool doing it.