Library News Article for January 23
READERS’ WANTED! We’re looking for a few good readers’ to participate in this year’s Adult Winter Reading Club which lasts until March 31. You can win a weekly prize as well as the grand prize: a new Kindle. Sign up at the Adult Services desk or call 931-484-6790 ext234 to register. Then enter every book, e-book or audio book you read. Besides mental stimulation, you may win a prize.
Library Happenings Jan17-Jan23
January 17 – Wednesday
January 18 – Thursday
January 20 – Saturday
January 22 – Monday
January 23 – Tuesday
Great New Books
Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
It has been ten years since the Rising took down the Society. Even with the new Solar Republic led by Darrow and Mustang, strife continues to mar the peace Darrow tried to establish. This fourth series entry (after Morning Star) launches a new trilogy, incorporating a fresh cast of characters along with several familiar ones. The gritty action and emotional punches will thrill fans eagerly awaiting more from Brown. The Library has all the previous books in the series.
Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict
From the author of The Other Einstein, this is a mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty. Clara Kelly is not who they think she is. She’s not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh’s grandest households. With captivating insight and heart, Carnegie’s Maid tells the story of one brilliant woman who may have spurred Andrew Carnegie’s transformation from ruthless industrialist into the world’s first true philanthropist.
Munich by Robert Harris
From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy comes a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of September 1938. Robert Harris who has written eleven novels, a number of which have been turned into films, gives us actual events of historical importance with Hitler, Chamberlain, Mussolini and Daladier at the heart of this electrifying, unputdownable novel.
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson
Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, this new collection of stories from the National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, contemplates the ghosts of the past and the elusive and unexpected ways the mysteries of the universe assert themselves. Finished shortly before his death, this collection is the last word from a writer whose work will live on for many years to come.
Super Bowl Snacks! Go ahead and dig into those cheesy Super Bowl snacks. Researchers at Penn State University found that consuming cheese instead of other high-sodium foods may prevent high blood pressure and other short-term harmful side effects of sodium. Researchers think this may be because the proteins and nutrients in cheese provide protection for the cardiovascular system.
Stingy Schobel Says
Get Paid to Take Online Surveys: Let’s face it, a lot of us have a bit of extra time available particularly if we are retired. What if you could get paid a little extra pocket money just for taking a few online surveys? Would you do it? There’s a website called Survey Junkie that allows you to do just that. You provide them with a bit of information about yourself and they’ll match you up with surveys that you can complete for big brands. You then earn rewards and virtual points that you can redeem for Paypal or e-Giftcards. You won’t make a ton of money doing this, but it could help pay for a few things every month and it’s easy to do.
If you were running a race and you passed the person in second place, what place would you be in? Second place!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018