Books on the shelf

December 10, 2013 

Adult books

The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom (Fiction).

A small Michigan town is transformed when its residents receive phone calls said to be from Heaven.

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg (Fiction). A Southern woman's search for the secrets of her mother's past leads her to a gas station run by four girls in the Midwest during World War II.

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Non-fiction).

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus' execution.


Children's and young adults books

Reached by Ally Condie (young adult fiction). This futuristic fable of love and free will asks: can there be freedom without choice? The tale of Cassia's journey from acceptance to rebellion will draw you in and leave you wanting more. Conclusion to the NY Times bestselling Matched Trilogy.

Kennedy's Last Days by Bill O'Reilly (Non-fiction). Adapted for a teen reader from Bill O'Reilly's best-selling historical thriller Killing Kennedy. This book focuses on the tragic event and the legacy of one of the country's most loved presidents.

The Treasure of Way Down Deep by Ruth White (Fiction). On the first day of summer in 1944, a red-haired toddler appears on the courthouse steps. Nobody knows who she is or how she got there. But Miss Arbutus, the owner of the boardinghouse, swoops down and brings her home, and the rest of the town takes her to its collective bosom.

Hello Kitty, Hello Winter! by Sanrio (Fiction). In this board book, Hello Kitty enjoys winter's fun: making snowmen, hot cocoa, ice fishing, cozy flannel, a warm fireplace, and best of all, the company of her friends.


DVDs

Duck Dynasty Season Three. This season features some of the gang's most hilarious moments, from Willie's desperate attempt to drop a few pounds in advance of his high school reunion to Si's hunt for the legendary black panther to the super-sized finale set in Hawaii.

Golden Age of Steam (spring, summer, winter and fall). The captivating 4-DVD set features an entire year of rail videos made especially for rail fans and hobbyists alike.

Disney's Robin Hood, 40th Anniversary Edition. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Disney's unforgettable animated classic about the power of courage and friendship. Relive all the fun, thrills and irresistible music of Robin Hood in a new DVD edition.

Veggie Tales Big River Rescue, A Lesson in Helping Others.Tomato Sawyer and Huckleberry Larry's life on the lazy river takes a turn for adventure when they help a stranger in need.


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