On the shelves — May 8

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

“Louder Than Words: Take Your Career from Average to Exceptional with the Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence” by Joe Navarro shows how to interpret and use nonverbal signals to navigate the business world by understanding what your boss and coworkers are really thinking.

“The Matchmaker of Kenmare: A Novel of Ireland” by Frank Delaney brings together Ben MacCarthy who is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his wife, the actress Venetia Kelley, and Miss Kate Begley, an enigmatic woman from a remote seaside village who is determined to see that Ben moves through his grief.

“2012 And the End of the World: The Western Roots of the Maya Apocalypse” by Matthew Restall reconstructs an amazing story of ancient Maya mathematicians who claimed to foresee the end of time and how the predictions gained such popular appeal.

“The Bone Thief: A Body Farm Novel” by Jefferson Bass begins as the FBI recruits forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton to bring down a postmortem chop shop that is running a lucrative black market business in body parts.

“Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns of Arizona and New Mexico” by James Hinckley offers a fascinating glance into the past through this array of historic buildings, abandoned schoolhouses, old mills, and overgrown cemeteries that stand today as reminders of the glory days of mining and the Wild West.

“Still Midnight” by Denise Mina packs nonstop suspense into a story of the dangerous and demanding job of Detective Inspector Alex Morrow who navigates an urban underworld steeped in every gradation of crime, and whose latest case crosses paths with her brother who may or may not be at its center.

“Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions” by Guy Kawasaki explains how to transform various situations and relationships in your business or personal life, converting hostility into civility, skeptics to believers, and the undecided into the loyal.