Allison Public Library Notes 5/10
“I'VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU” by Mary Higgins Clark . . . After her eighteen-year-old sister is found murdered at the bottom of the family pool, Aline unknowingly makes herself a target when she teams up with the prosecutor's office to uncover the truth.
“CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW” by Brad Parks . . . When Melanie Barrick finds herself being framed on drug charges and her son taken by Social Services, her only hope is Amy Kaye, an assistant commonwealth attorney working a serial rapist cold case, a case from Melanie's past.
“THE FAMILY GATHERING” by Robyn Carr . . . After leaving the military, Dakota Jones visits Sullivan's Crossing to clear his head before moving on to his next adventure, but as he spends time with his siblings and becomes drawn to the simple way of life there, he finds the home and family he has always wanted.
“THE WOMAN LEFT BEHIND” by Linda Howard . . . In the aftermath of an attack that leaves her separated from the rest of the elite paramilitary team, communications expert Jina escapes to the desert determined to evade the enemy and reconnect with her unit before they are exfiltrated.
“UNDER A CLOUDLESS SKY” by Chris Fabry . . . Beulah Mountain, West Virginia, is a lush and storied coal-mining town and the good people who live there are in danger of being destroyed for the sake of profit. Will the truth about the town’s past be its final undoing or its saving grace? In memory of Eldo Kruse.
“WOMEN IN SUNLIGHT” by Frances Mayes . . . Four American women become unexpected friends during a magical year in Tuscany marked by a writer's complicated relationship with the subject of her biography, long-postponed dreams, and shifting senses of adventure and bravery.
“END GAME” by Lisa Renee Jones . . . With his family's empire in turmoil, Shane must fight harder than ever in order to keep the woman he loves and avenge the betrayals in his family.
“SWEET VENGEANCE” by Fern Michaels . . . Wrongly accused of murdering her husband and children, an innocent woman endures 10 years in prison before a technicality prompts a new trial that she prepares for by retreating to a small tropical island to gather information that she hopes will lead to her exoneration.
“MAGNOLIA TABLE” by Joanna Gaines . . . Full of personal stories, beautiful photos, and more than 100 classic recipes, Magnolia Table is an invitation to share a seat at the table with Joanna Gaines and her family.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“REFUGEE” by Alan Gratz . . . Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.
“HER RIGHT FOOT” by Dave Eggers . . . Presents facts about the Statue of Liberty, describing its creation in France, assembly in the United States in 1886, and the symbolism of its right foot which appears to be breaking free from chains.
“THE DIGGER AND THE FLOWER” . . . When Digger discovers a flower growing in the center of the town being built, his entire perspective changes.
NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: JUSTICE LEAGUE, LET THERE BE LIGHT, and THOR RAGNAROK.