Allison Public Library Notes 2/14
“LIAR LIAR” by Jams Patterson . . . While on the run from the law, detective Harriet Blue, who is searching for her brother's killer, becomes his next target.
“WATCHING YOU” by Lisa Jewell . . . When a murder occurs in Melville Heights, one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England, dangerous obsessions come to light involving the headmaster at a local school, in this place where everyone has a secret.
“THE BEST OF US” by Robyn Carr . . . During her aunt Helen's visit, Dr. Leigh Culver takes her to Sullivan's Crossing, where each meet someone special and must decide if they are ready to take a risk on love.
“ONCE UPON A RIVER” by Diane Setterfield . . . When the seemingly dead body of a child reanimates hours after arriving at an ancient inn on the Thames, three families try to claim her.
“HER ONE MISTAKE” by Heidi Perks . . . A day at the school fair takes a tragic turn for the worse for one mother when her best friend's child goes missing on her watch, but when the police confront both women in trying to piece together the child's fate, dark secrets begin to surface.
“THE ROAD TO MAGNOLIA GLEN” by Pam Hillman . . . Upon arriving in the colonies, Kiera Young prepares to meet her intended and begin her new life. But she soon discovers the marriage her brother-in-law arranged was never meant to be, and a far more sinister deal was negotiated for her and her sisters.
“THE LATECOMERS” by Helen Klein Ross . . . In 1908, Bridey, a young Irish immigrant, arrives pregnant and alone in the United States and finds work as a maid at the lavish estate of the Hollingworth family, but a mysterious death changes Bridey and haunts the Hollingworths for generations.
“IN THE HURRICANE'S EYE” by Nathaniel Philbrick . . . Details the campaign that ultimately won the Revolutionary War for the Americans, from the Battle of the Chesapeake--fought without a single American ship--to the victory at Yorktown.
“ONE MORE MOMENT” by Samantha Chase . . . When she comes to the aid of down-on-his-luck Julian Grayson—who, unbeknownst to her, is a world-famous drummer—social activist Charlotte Clark feels things with him she has never felt before.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“AMINA'S VOICE” by Hena Khan . . . A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this compassionate, timely novel.
“GOT TO GET TO BEAR'S” by Brian Lies . . . In spite of the worsening weather, Izzy the chipmunk sets off to Bear's den in response to an urgent request from a friend in need.
“GROW UP, DAVID” by David Shannon . . . David follows his older brother around, annoying him and doing everything he can to make sure his brother notices him--but when David gets hurt playing, his brother is there to make sure he is okay. In memory of Marilee Reiher.
NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS, THE HATE U GIVE, and GOOSEBUMPS 2.