New library books arrive in Fayette 02.09.2011

Written by David Green.

Several new books will be added to the shelves this month at Fayette’s Normal memorial library. Stop in and check them out.

Feb. 1—“Fierce Eden” by Jennifer Blake; “Fatal Error” by J.A. Jance; “Though Not Dead” by Dana Stabenow; “The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels–A Love Story” by Ree Drummond; “Absolutely, Positively” by Heather Webber; “Love Bites” by Tori Carrington; “The Amish Midwife (The Women of Lancaster County series)” by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould.

Feb. 8—“Heartwood” by Belva Plain; “I Think I Love You” by Allison Pearson.

Feb. 14—“Angel: Maximum Ride: The Protectors” by James Patterson.

Feb. 15—“A Heartbeat Away” by Michael Palmer.

Feb. 17—“Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree” by Nancy Atherton.

Feb. 22—“Treachery in Death” by J.D. Robb; “Harvest Moon” by Robyn Carr; “A Simple Government: Twelve things we really need from Washington (and a trillion that we don’t)” by Mike Huckabee; “Now You See Her” by Joy Fielding; “Devil’s Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke.

Feb. 25—“Death of a Chimney Sweep” by M.C. Beaton.

Kathy Fix made a monetary donation to purchase four Newbery and Caldecott award winning children’s books. The new books are:

“Turtle in Paradise” by Jennifer L. Holm; “Moon Over Manifest” by Clare Vanderpool; “A Sick Day for Amos” by Philip Christian Stead; and “Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein.

K Roemmich donated the following children’s books in memory of her mother, Mildred Rector: “The Sourdough Man,” “Far North in the Arctic,” and “North Country Christmas.”

Donations in memory of Ed Figgins resulted in the purchase of books, a magazine subscription to “Michigan Outdoors” and a computer.

The book “Cooking with Italian Grandmothers” by Jessica Theroux was purchased in memory of Polly Link through a gift from Elizabeth Ledyard and Theodora Barrett.

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    ONE-TWO PUNCH—Morenci’s Griffin Grieder saved his best for last, running his fastest time ever in the 110-meter high hurdles at the state finals Saturday in Grand Rapids to finish first in the state in Div. IV. His brother Luke, a junior (right), claimed the state runner-up spot. Bulldog junior Bailee Dominique placed seventh in the 100-meter dash.
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