Thursday, September 27, 2012

Double cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Den Macintyre

WWII SPY DRAMA Macintyre manages to tell the real-life story of espionage in a novelistic fashion, complete with details so quirky that they seem absurd

"The D-Day spies were not traditional warriors. None carried weapons, yet the soldiers who did owed the spies a huge and unconscious debt as they stormed the beaches of Normandy in June 1944."
Find Double Cross in the new book section under 940.5421421 MACIN

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

When the police tell a wealthy industrialist that her missing son has faked his own kidnapping, she hires Elvis Cole and Joe Pike - and Cole soon determines that it was no fake. from cover.

Robert Crais has a website where you can read all about the Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Series starting with The Monkey's Raincoat:

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

D. C. Dead (Stone Barrington Series #22)

After a shocking loss, Stone Barrington is at loose ends, unsure if he wants to stay in New York and continue his work as a partner at Woodman & Weld. It comes as a welcome relief when he's summoned to Washington, D. C., by President Will Lee. The president has a special operation that calls for Stone's unique skill set, and it's a mission that will reunite him with his former partner in crime and in bed, Holly Barker. from the book.

The first book in the Stone Barrington series started with New York Dead in 1991. Will Lee has his own series, starting with Chiefs in 1981. Read both series in order and find the list here:

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

New Movies at the Library

Ex-cop Nick Cassidy escapes from prison to steal a $40 million diamond from businessman David Englander and prove his own innocence.

A Thousand Words (+UltraViolet)
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal until he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves.

John Carter
John Carter is a war weary, former military captain who is transported to Mars and must save the people.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dracula: The Graphic Novel by Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker's classic vampire tale is one of the greatest horror stories every written. It first appeared in 1897 and rapidly gained momentum with Victorian readers. Its popularity grew through plays, further tales and later with movies, to the extent that the story and characters have become part of our culture. Now, using powerful, dynamic and dramatic artwork by the wonderfully talented Staz Johnson, we bring you an authentic adaptation of Stoker's masterpiece in this full-color graphic novel, for a reading experience you will never forget. from the back cover. 
Find the book in the graphic novel section in the back of the computer lab.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

An Unattended Death by Victoria Jenkins

Irene Chavez, from the Mason County sheriff’s department on Puget Sound investigates the death of a young woman from an influential family on vacation. The Paris family descends every summer to spend time together at the old family summer place on the shore. But some families have secrets that can be deadly. Rosalie Paris finds a body while off picking blackberries early one Sunday morning in August. Ann Paris, sister-in-law, was found floating face down in the slough, a short distance from Puget Sound. Ann had been out sailing the night before and was killed by a blow to the head. Did the accident occur during sailing or is it murder? Irene inserts herself into the family – including father, siblings and assorted relatives while getting to know them at a depth they don’t even acknowledge themselves.
A single parent raising a fourteen year old boy on her own, Irene, widowed, her husband mugged and killed in Los Angeles, decides that Puget Sound is safer place to raise a teen. With her police experience in a bigger city, and the sheriff’s department short staffed, she handles the investigation on her own.
As this police procedural develops and gives an in depth look at an influential but fractured family, their lives are revealed until the final moment when you learn what truly happened to Ann.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Bones are Forever by Kathy Reichs

Bones Are Forever (Temperance Brennan, #15)

The Temperance Brennan Series, Book #15, is set in Canada. Brennan is looking at the deaths of 3 infants presumed to belong to one woman - Alma Rogers? - with many aliases. Homicide detective Andrew Ryan, who has had an off-again on-again relationship with Brennan is also back along with Ollie Hasty of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who had a brief affair with Brennan decades ago. This unlikely and bristly trio travels to Edmonton and Yellowknife on the trail of Alma Rogers, who could possibly be the serial killer of her own babies.
Find in the new book section, under Fiction REICHS.

Heebie Jeebie's Family Comedy Music Show

The Hibbing Public Library invites children of all ages to listen, laugh, sing, shout, and dance along with award winning musician Glen Everhart performing his Heebie Jeebie’s Family Comedy Music Show.  This high energy, interactive 45 minute show is suitable for all ages.  Songs include: I’ve Got The Heebie Jeebies, Camp Ishy-fishy-stinky-socky-skeeter-slappy-toad-a-hoppy-burpa-lotta-woodsa-tickle-ee, Young People Of The World, The 4 Headed 3 Legged 2 Armed 1 Eyed Monster, The Littlest Worm, and many more.

After growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Glen graduated from St. Cloud State University, receiving his B.A. Degree in Music Education. He taught public school full and part-time for seven years, has been a full-time professional entertainer since 1987, and has won The Great American Song Contest with the song “Young People of the World”.

Glen is perhaps better known throughout Northern Minnesota partnered with Ted Fyder as part of the acoustic duo “Fyder and Everhart” by way of their still popular “Goin’ Up North” CD.

Reviewers of the Heebie Jeebie’s show say: “Wow! What a voice…Kids were dancing and singing-it was a joyful experience for everyone…”, and “One of my kindergartners has been saying, ‘the littlest worm I ever saw was stuck inside my soda straw’, about 100 times this afternoon”.  This is one you won’t want to miss!

Admission to the event is free thanks to sponsorship by the Arrowhead Library System and funding by money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 

Join us for the fun!

Hibbing Public Library, Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

A new television series recently showed on A&E featuring Longmire and has been renewed for the second season. The Sheriff Walt Longmire mystery series set in Wyoming, includes 8 books. Start with the first book, Cold Dish, and read your way through the eighth book, As The Crow Flies. The books are available at Hibbing Public Library and through interlibrary loan.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

A Wanted Man by Lee Child

If you are a fan of Jack Reacher, the man who travels without so much as a toothbrush, you are in for a treat. Reacher is back where hitching a ride leads to more than just murder. Read about Lee Child and get a list of previous books about Reacher: