March 15, 2009 On the shelves

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

Aviation: The Early Years by Peter Almond was given by Dr. David Stalker and Staff in memory of Mickey Davis.

Photographs from the Hulton Getty Picture Collection illustrate the first years of man-powered flight, recording the birth of aviation from hot air balloons to the era of the great Zeppelins.

The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday by Alexander Smith features amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie who is asked to help exonerate a doctor facing disgrace by allegations of fraud after a newly-marketed drug resulted in the death of a patient.

How Not to Die: Surprising Lessons on Living Longer, Safer, and Healthier from America’s Favorite Medical Examiner by Jan Garavaglia uses actual cases as vivid examples demonstrating that most causes of death are preventable and describing how to avoid the careless things we do to our bodies every day that may cause us to die too young.

Too Close to Home by Linwood Barclay puts ordinary people into extraordinary circumstances as a family is brutally murdered in a quiet suburban neighborhood only one door away from Jim and Ellen Cutter who wonder if they could be next.

American Prince: A Memoir by Tony Curtis conveys the agony and ecstasy of a private life in the public eye, shares stories of the Hollywood scene, and reveals the personal triumphs and tragedies of the Golden Boy of the Golden Age.

The Killer from Yuma by Lewis Patten centers on Donna Tate who returns to her ranch, finds her father dead, and sets out to spring Max Varra from prison to help her mete out the perfect vengeance.

Craigslist 4 Everyone by Jenna Lloyd explains how to buy and sell merchandise, services, and homes; promote your cause, group or candidate; find great contractors, pets, vacation swaps; and stay safe, no matter what you’re doing.