Jan. 3 On the shelves

The following books are available at Clovis-Carver Library.

Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East by Dennis Ross examines long-held, damaging fallacies and presents a concise and far-reaching set of principles that can help America set an effective course of action in the region.

The Silent Spirit: A Wind River Mystery by Margaret Coel reunites Father John O’Malley and Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden as they unravel two murders separated by nearly a century in time but united by a story of a long-buried, but never forgotten, injustice.

Garfield: 30 Years of Laughs and Lasagna by Jim Davis features more than four hundred comic strips about the world’s most famous feline, organized by decade and accompanied by informative remarks, early sketches, and fun facts.

Death’s Half-Acre: A Deborah Knott Mystery by Margaret Maron pulls Judge Deborah Knott and her husband, Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Bryant into the shadows of the past after the investigation of the murder of a high-profile woman commissioner reveals a tide of corruption rising in their seemingly peaceful town.

The Lionel Legend: An American Icon by Robert Schleicher takes a photographic journey back in time with more than 400 photos of toy locomotives, tracks, freight and passenger cars, and scenery that have fascinated generations of children and adults.

The Law of Second Chances: A Novel by James Sheehan centers on Jack Tobin, a Florida trial lawyer who must decide whether to represent a man who may have been unjustly convicted, and who is only a few weeks from execution.

Complete Survival Manual by Michael Sweeney packs into one ultimate guidebook the expert advice from National Geographic explorers on emergency preparedness that gives real strategies for surviving in any environment and any situation.