June 1, 2008 Library Books

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

I Know What You’re Thinking: Using the Four Codes of Reading People to Improve Your Life by Lillian Glass helps you develop a new set of skills that will make you more perceptive to other people and to your own style.

Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo weaves together the lives of three families as they struggle to strike a balance between obsessively embracing their history or shunning it entirely, with devastating consequences along both paths.

The Cowboy Hat: History, Art, Culture, Function by David Stoecklein showcases the iconic symbol of the American West that not only shields the wearer from the outdoor elements, but also allows a cowboy or cowgirl to express a sense of personal style.

Miss Julia Paints the Town by Ann Ross continues the adventures of 60-something Miss Julia Springer Murdock, who struggles to save a historic courthouse, her marriage, and her sanity after the mayor tries to sell the county landmark to a developer.

Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football by Jim Dent is a tribute to a courageous band of underdogs during the Great Depression who began with nothing —not even a football— and became a respected team playing for the state championship on the highest level of Texas football.

Hollywood Crows by Joseph Wambaugh features a wide cast of personalities, cops and citizens who come together in one tragic moment triggered by a couple embroiled in a bitter divorce and custody battle, both with a deadly plan and a determination to win.

The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters edited by Charlotte Mosley offers an unparalleled look at the stormy but enduring relationships between six beautiful, gifted, and radically different women whose vivid letters provide a social commentary on the 20th century.