Library Corner for the week of October 14, 2019
The library has a varied selection of magazines available for your enjoyment. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have generous sponsors who provide over 60 percent of the issues for us to make available for our patrons to read. If you would like to sponsor a magazine and promote your business, please contact the library and we would be glad to give you more information.
Feel free to stop by the Library to find some new ideas for your Halloween festivities. Dressing-up Series Fairytale Fancy Dress contains instructions to make eleven costumes for children. Singer Reference Library’s Halloween Costumes helps to outfit the family in unique Halloween costumes that you can sew yourself. Huguette Kirby gives step-by-step projects for spooky fun with Halloween Crafts. Fantastic Faces by Snazaroo shows how to use simple theatrical makeup techniques to create a world of fantasy characters. Halloween Costumes for Kids by Leila Peltosaari has 100 costumes with simple patterns, no-sew shortcuts. Tom Nardone helps to get us ready to be the coolest pumpkin carver on the block with Extreme Pumpkins.
Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural is a treasury of spellbinding tales old and new selected by Marvin Kaye. Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts by Edna Barth is the story of the Halloween Symbols.
Liv Constantine writes The Last Mrs. Parrish, a psychological suspense about a manipulative woman and her obsession with a wealthy “golden couple”.
Mary Kay Andrews gives us The High Tide Club. A cagey ninety-nine year old heiress summons attorney Brooke Trappnell to her home to discuss an important legal matter. She asks her to bring together her oldest friends and their descendants for a farewell and to put right the mistakes of the past.
Philippa Gregory writes Tidelands. Set in England in 1648, it is the story of an ordinary woman, Alinor, who cannot bear to conform to the life that lies before her.
The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross is a tense, stirring WWII-era thriller about a family torn apart and set against the backdrop of a nation plunged into war in 1939.
Alice Hoffman writes The World that We Knew. In Berlin in 1941, during humanity’s darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive.
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger follows four orphaned vagabonds as they journey into the unknown in the summer of 1932.
New Kid Lit
Dinos in the Snow by Karma Wilson follows the adventures of dinosaurs frolicking in the snow.