Wednesday, November 5, 2014

What to read while waiting for...



Gray Mountain
Gray Mountain
By Grisham, John
2014-10 - Doubleday Books
9780385537148 Check Our Catalog John Grisham has a new hero . . . and she's full of surprises
The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track--until the recession hits and she gets downsized, furloughed, escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is one of the "lucky" associates. She's offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, after
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Story Keeper
The Story Keeper
By Wingate, Lisa
2014-08 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781414388267 Check Our Catalog When successful New York editor Jen Gibbs discovers a decaying slush-pile manuscript on her desk, she has no idea that the story of Sarra, a young mixed-race woman trapped in Appalachia at the turn of the twentieth century, will both take her on a journey and change her forever. Happy with her life in the city, and at the top of her career with a new job at Vida House Publishing, Jen has left her …More


If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O
If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O
By McCrumb, Sharyn
1995-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345902153 Check Our Catalog Sheriff Spencer Arrowood keeps the peace in his small Tennessee town most of the time. Every once in a while, though, something goes wrong.
When 1960s folksinger Peggy Muryan moves to town seeking solitude and a career comeback, and she receives a postcard with a threatening message, her idyll is shattered. Then a local girl who looks like Peggy vanishes without a trace.
Although she was
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Drybone Hollow
Drybone Hollow
By Billheimer, John
2004-08 - Worldwide Library
9780373265008 Check Our Catalog When a dam in West Virginia suspiciously breaks and kills four local people, Owen Allison's plans to return to California are halted. Hired to uncover what really happened, Owen discovers a dirty game of corruption and greed--with someone going to murderous lengths to hide an ugly truth. Martin's Press. …More


The Devil's Hearth: A Fever Devilin Mystery
The Devil's Hearth: A Fever Devilin Mystery
By De Poy, Phillip
2003-01 - Minotaur Books
9780312284855 Check Our Catalog Praise for Phillip DePoy and "The Devil's Hearth
"Phillip DePoy is a born storyteller. To read "The Devil's Hearth is to be inside an Applachian folktale as it unfolds, hearing the sounds and rhythms, seeking the glorious colors, and sniffing the irresistible aromas of home cooking in the Georgia hills."---S. J. Rozan, author of "Winter and Night
"DePoy skillfully lays out the complex
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