Friday, June 3, 2016

Summer Weekend Reads from Your Library

Are you looking for some great reads to enjoy this weekend?  If so, join us on Fridays and we'll supply you with a few recommendations of titles that may be of interest to you, and great for summer reading.  Plus, be sure to record the titles you read for our Adult Raffle to turn in to any library location.  We'll be giving away prizes throughout the summer, leading to a grand prize giveaway of a FREE iPad.  After all, someone has to win it, and that someone could be you.

The Cold Between
Author: Elizabeth Bonesteel
Call Number: SF BONESTEEL
About the Book: From debut author Elizabeth Bonesteel, this is the start to a stellar military science fiction series that combines hints of mystery and romance with action and adventure.  When her cremate, Danny, is murdered on the colony of Volhynia, Central Corps chief engineer, Commander Elena Shaw, is shocked to learn the main suspect is Treiko Zajec.  She knows Trey is innocent - he was with her when Danny was killed.  So who is the real killer and why are the cops framing an innocent man?

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy
Author: Luminita Saviuc
Call Number: 152.42 SAV)
About the Book: When PurposeFairy.com founder Luminita Saviuc posted a list of things to let go in order to be happy, she had no idea that it would go viral, shared more than 1.2 million times and counting.  Based on that inspiring post, this heartfelt book gives readers permission to give up - that is, to let go of the bad habits that are holding them back from achieving authentic happiness and living their best lives.  Simple yet wise, and informed by the author's own inspiring personal journey, this liberating little book presents a fresh twist on happiness advice: take a step back to reflect, and give yourself permission to let things go.

Risen
Author: Angela Hunt
Call Number: F HUNT
About the Book: Recently a major motion picture, this novel is epic in scope, yet deeply personal.  This novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection.  Roman Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution.  When the body goes missing despite his precautions, Clavius must hunt it down.

Post Contributed by Anne Ellis, Branch Manager of the Mockingbird Branch of the Abilene Public Library

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