On the shelves — July 27

Clovis-Carver Public Library
edited by Philip Parker examines the history and people of the Asian range that is home to fourteen of the greatest mountain peaks on the planet that have inspired, fascinated, and terrified western explorers and adventurers for some 300 years.

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh takes a look at the dark side of an Ozark community beyond the reach of the law where Lucy Dane is haunted by the loss of the mother she never knew and the friend she could not save as she uncovers family secrets, the sacrifices we make, and the lengths to which we will go to protect the ones we love.

The Quilt Block Book: Fresh, Versatile Designs for Quilts, Clothes, Accessories, and Décor by Nancy Wick demonstrates traditional piecing, foundation piecing, and appliqué, along with patterns, cutting instructions, and possible settings to provide a solid foundation for quilters of all skill levels.

And the Dark Sacred Night by Julia Glass stretches from New Jersey to Vermont as Kit Noonan seeks to learn the identity of his father and soon realizes both the necessity for forgiveness and the risks we take when we face down the shadows from our past.

U-Boats of the Second World War: Their Longest Voyages by Jak Showell is based on previously unpublished diaries and crew accounts that describe the German submarines, each carrying sixty men, who lived, died, or survived in horrendous conditions as they carried out their missions from initial success to eventual failure.

Notorious by Allison Brennan introduces Maxine Revere, a nationally renowned investigative reporter who tackles cold cases and is still haunted by an unsolved murder that occurred at her old high school, leading her to uncover dark secrets from her own past.

The Gluten-free Revolution by Caroline Shannon-Karasik offers a balanced guide to a gluten-free lifestyle through yoga, Pilates, and healthy eating along with recipes including green smoothies and easy desserts made with ingredients that are safe for people with celiac disease or a gluten intolerance.