Allison Public Library Notes 4/20
“TWO FROM THE HEART” by James Patterson . . . After her marriage falls apart and a hurricane destroys her home, Anne McWilliams sets off on a road trip to ask long lost friends and strangers one question, "What's your best story?," in an effort to find what she's been missing.
“ONE BY ONE” by Sarah Cain . . . After an old high school friend is murdered, Danny Ryan discovers that other classmates have also been killed and recalls memories of a fateful high school party that all of the victims attended.
“ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE” by Mary Higgins Clark . . . Escaping the humiliation of her ex-fiancâe's arrest, gems expert Celia Kolbride befriends Lady Emily Haywood, who is found dead at the hands of someone who has stolen the victim's emerald necklace.
“THE SISTERS OF BLUE MOUNTAIN” by Karen Katchur . . . After the media frenzy created by the mysterious deaths of hundreds of snow geese threatens the tourist season at her bed and breakfast, Linnet reunites with her estranged sister before being forced to face the family secret that broke their bond.
“HEALING OF THE HEART” by Loree Lough . . . Since the hanging of her notorious gangster father five years ago, Ruby McCoy, hiding under an assumed name, is on a mission to right her father's wrongs. She is determined to spend every penny of her inherited “blood money” helping those who paid the price for her father's crimes.
“HANG TOUGH” by Lorelei James . . . When Garnet Evan's fiery granddaughter, Jade, arrives, believing that he is up to no good, Tobin Hale refuses to leave things well enough alone, proving to Jade that he is a hardworking, fiercely loyal man.
“GRACIOUS” by Kelly Williams Brown . . . Provides guidance on how to remain courteous in situations that can be hostile, including advice on how to behave on the Internet and how to deal with troublesome friends and family members.
“ONE MORE KISS” by Samantha Chase . . . When a bad career move sends rock star Matt Reed back to his hometown for some much-needed privacy, he reconnects with Vivienne Forrester, his best friend's sister, with whom he shared a kiss he has been struggling to forget.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“RANGER IN TIME: JOURNEY THROUGH ASH AND SMOKE” by Kate Messner . . . Time traveling to Viking-Age Iceland, where he receives assistance with the difficult terrain from new friend Helga, Ranger the golden retriever struggles to help when a nearby volcano begins to erupt at the same time Helga's new sibling is about to be born.
“THE UNCORKER OF OCEAN BOTTLES” by Michelle Cuevas . . . Spending his life delivering messages found in ocean bottles, a man discovers that one of the bottles has a party invitiation inside, but there's no recipient. In fond memory of Marilee Reiher.
“WHEN GREEN BECOMES TOMATOES” by Julie Fogliano . . . A poetic celebration of the seasons blends such elements as flowers blooming, sheets of snow, and happy frogs dancing in the rain.
“MIGHTY MIGHTY CONSTRUCTION SITE” by Sherri Duskey Rinker . . . Told in rhyming text, Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane Truck, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer will all need to work together as they tackle their biggest job yet--a massive building.
NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: HELL OR HIGH WATER, LOVING, and MOANA.