March 29, 2009 On the shelves

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

Rupert Red Two: A Fighter Pilot’s Life from Thunderbolts to Thunderchiefs by Jack Broughton was given by Phyllis and Gene Walker in memory of Sherman Williams.

The story of the U.S. Air Force and some of its best-known aircraft is presented in terms of the career of one of its finest pilots who served in Post-War Germany, in Korea, and in 102 combat missions in Vietnam.

Murder Inside the Beltway: A Capital Crimes Novel by Margaret Truman shows that politics can be not only dirty, but downright deadly as a presidential campaign morphs into one of the most distasteful and nasty in memory.

The Concrete House: Building Solid, Safe, and Efficient with Insulating Concrete Forms by Pieter VanderWerf explains a popular new building product that is more energy-efficient, durable, and comfortable in hot and cold weather and more resistant to high winds, floods, and fire than conventional materials.

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson features Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe who is looking for a missing person when her old friend Jackson Brodie becomes involved in the case, sending them on the most personal and dangerous investigation of their lives.

The Darwin Awards Next Evolution by Wendy Northcutt celebrate those who have dived head first into the shallow end of the gene pool, demonstrating how uncommon common sense still is.

Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies by Donald Spoto details the fascinating, complex, and finally tragic story of the great moviemaker and his obsessive relationships with female stars in an odd amalgam of adoration and contempt that fed his genius.

Coyote’s Wife by Aimee Thurlo finds Ella Clah, a Special Investigator with the Navajo Police, searching for the murderer of a businessman who was determined to provide cell phone coverage despite the traditionalists who opposed the construction of towers throughout the reservation.