On the shelves — July 21

The following books are available:

 

Clovis-Carver Public Library

Open This Little Book by Jesse Klausmeier and The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman were given by the Scott Hulder family in memory of Claude Earl Brown.

Open This Little Book celebrates the power of books in a fun story that will entertain the youngest reader and delight picture book lovers of every age.

The Matchbox Diary depicts the life of an illiterate Italian grandfather who recorded the story of his immigration to America through a collection of matchboxes.

Cesar Millan’s Short Guide to a Happy Dog draws on thousands of training encounters to present 98 essential tips and techniques that will help you to keep your dog happy and healthy.

Silken Prey by John Sandford re-introduces Lucas Davenport, a brilliant, multimillionaire, Porsche-driving cop who takes advantage of the contemporary world of technology to unravel an ugly scenario of blackmail and murder while avoiding scandal before an important election.

Law and Disorder: The Legendary FBI Profiler’s Relentless Pursuit of Justice by John Douglas reconstructs cases in which justice was delayed or even denied, revealing what happens when preconceived ideas, bias, superstition and even media coverage obstruct a dispassionate pursuit of the evidence.

The Ophelia Cut by John Lescroart continues where The First Law leaves off as defense attorney Dimas Hardy has been hired to defend his brother-in-law and prime suspect Moses McGuire against murder charges.

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History by William Klingaman examines the climate change engendered by an eruption in Indonesia and its effects on life everywhere around the globe in the year that came to be known as “18-hundred-and-froze-to-death.”