Sept. 9 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library:

Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families edited by Andrew Carroll was given by Jim and Carolyn Shipley in memory of Livio Edward Palla.

From riveting combat accounts to profound reflections on the wartime experience and the pride these troops feel, these personal writings offer an unflinching and intensely revealing look into the human side of warfare.

Peony in Love by Lisa See takes readers back to 17th-century China in a novel about the cloistered daughter of a wealthy family who is betrothed to a suitor she has never met, even though she has other dreams of her own.

Woodworking 101 for Women by Marilyn MacEwen tells you how to speak the language, buy the tools, and build 13 furniture pieces from start to finish.

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh returns to the Los Angeles Police Department in a gripping new novel about the men who spend their days in patrol cars and their nights in the underbelly of a city that never sleeps.

A Bloody Business: America’s War Zone Contractors and the Occupation of Iraq by Gerald Schumacher takes a look behind the scenes into the ranks of civilian war contractors, the private armies who work in the most dangerous places on earth.

The Exception by Christian Jungersen dissects the nature of evil and paranoia as four women who work together discover that none of them is exactly the person she seems to be, and that one of them may be a killer.

The Personality Code: Unlock the Secret to Understanding Your Boss, Your Colleagues, Your Friends, and Yourself by Travis Bradberry reveals the 14 fundamental character traits that control our behavior and shows you how to harness the strengths and sidestep the weaknesses of your own personality.