On the shelves — June 3

The following books are available at:

Clovis-Carver Public Library

“The Luxury Guide to Walt Disney World Resort: How to Get the Most Out of the Best Disney Has to Offer” by Cara Goldsbury overflows with tips and techniques for taking a world-class vacation, designed for those who want to tour Walt Disney World but also want to reside in luxurious resorts and dine at the best restaurants.

“Save Me” by Lisa Scottoline walks readers into a moral dilemma as an ordinary mother goes to extraordinary lengths for the sake of her daughter, and must decide whether saving her child from disaster justifies sacrificing another child.

“The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep them Safe” by Gayle Lemmon tells the incredible true story of a woman whose life changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of Kabul, prompting her to mobilize the women of her community and to create hope in the face of despair.

“Hiss of Death: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery” by Rita Mae Brown features Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen, her sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and an incorrigible corgi Tee Tucker as they investigate two suspicious deaths in a hospital.

“Glory in the Fall: The Greatest Moments in World Series History” edited by Peter Goldenbock puts readers into the middle of the action with a play by play account of the most memorable championship moments in baseball history, as recorded by some of the most acclaimed sportswriters of our time.

“No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf” by Carolyn Burke captures the tumultuous life of the iconic French singer who was raised by turns in a brothel, a circus caravan, and working-class Paris neighborhood, and whose powerful, passionate voice transformed her into an overnight star with an unprecedented international career.

“One Was a Soldier” by Julia Spencer-Fleming recreates the subtle sufferings of soldiers returning home from combat as a group of vets come back to their small Adirondack town only to uncover a trail of murder, conspiracy, and deceit that reaches from their neighborhood to the upper ranks of the U.S. army.

Portales Public Library

“Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream” by Jenny Ham

When Clara Lee has a bad dream, it leads her to a full day of good luck. When her good fortune runs out, she starts to upset her friends and family. Clara Lee is hoping she is able to try out for the Little Miss Apple Pie Pageant so she isn’t upsetting her friends and family. Will her luck turn back around?

“World War II: A Photographic History” by David Boyle

This incredible piece shows 900 photos which tells the story of World War II. Being that World War II was the most intensively photographed conflict in history, this photographic story is very detailed. With its abundance of incredible photos, this book provides us with a detailed overview of a time when three-quarters of the world was at war.

“Smokin’ Seventeen” by Janet Evanovich

Stephanie Plum is at it again! How she manages to get her name on killers’ lists, time and time again, is unfathomable! With dead bodies showing up on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum’s Bail Bonds office, and a killer on the loose; it’s a good thing Stephanie has the help of two very attractive men saving her life. Now, to choose between the on-again-off-again boyfriend Joe Morelli or her very own superhero Ranger, Stephanie has a lot on her hands in Smokin’ Seventeen. Will she manage to catch the bad guy and choose an exclusive boyfriend?