On the shelves —

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

“Gardens of Santa Fe” by Anne Hillerman brings many well-loved but secluded gardens to the public eye, highlighting the astonishing diversity of plants suited to the high-desert mountains and sharing insights on how to turn your own garden into a bountiful oasis in the desert.

“Port Mortuary: A Scarpetta Novel” by Patricia Cornwell brings Kay Scarpetta together with Marino, Benton and Lucy in a new novel of forensic sciences as a body in the morgue appears to have been alive when zipped into the pouch in a case that could ruin her personally and professionally.

“Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won’t Have To” by Melanie Cullen shows how to organize your tax, property, and insurance records; how to keep track of estate planning documents and employment records; how to help your family find essential information, passwords, and account numbers; and how to communicate your directions for final arrangements.

The Network by Jason Elliot begins in the months before 9/11 as Anthony Tavener is recruited by the British Secret Intelligence Service to destroy a cache of the CIA’s missiles before they can fall into the hands of al-Qaeda.

“Sonia Sotomayor: The True American Dream” by Antonia Felix delves behind the headlines with exclusive interviews to reveal how a Puerto Rican girl from the South Bronx became one of the greatest legal minds in the country, leading to her appointment as America’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

“Hollywood Hills” by Joseph Wambaugh finds Nate Weiss acting as caretaker of an opulent estate while its owner is away, but the job becomes complicated when he must foil an art dealer who plots steal two paintings on the mansion’s walls, and at the same time, deal with a circle of teenage burglars who have taken to pillaging the homes of the rich and famous.

“Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family” by Condoleezza Rice tells the story of a little girl from the segregated South who grew into an ultra-accomplished world leader, and the crucial role played by two exceptional parents, an extended family, and a community that made all the difference.