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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • News From The Library

  • Fall storytime for preschoolers will be held at the library each Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. until Oct. 17. No registration is required.
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  • New non-fiction
     
    Betrayal of the American Dream, by Donald Barlett and James Steele ~ An indictment of how the American middle class has been condemned to terminal decline, from the authors of the bestseller, “America: What Went Wrong.”
    Seven-Day Slim Down, by Alisa Bowman ~ A four-week plan backed by the latest science that unlocks the key to melting fat for good with a strategy maximizing Vitamin D.
     
    Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 ~ America’s bestselling annual publication. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains everything--facts, feature articles, and advice.
     
    New Fiction
     
    The Forgetting Tree, by Soli Tatjana ~ From the author of “The Lotus Eaters,” a novel about a California ranching family, its complicated matriarch, and an enigmatic caretaker who may destroy them.
     
    Low Pressure, by Sandra Brown ~ Bellamy was only 12 years old when her older sister was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy’s fear of storms is a legacy of the tornado that destroyed the crime scene along with her memory of what really happened during the day’s most devastating moments.
     
    Nowhere to Hide, by Nancy Bush ~ Following “Nowhere to Run,” bestselling author Bush keeps readers riveted with romantic suspense in this novel about a killer who makes his own rules.
     
    Pitch Perfect, by LuAnn McLane ~ Cricket Creek, Ky., is a sweet river town known for its theater, shopping, and cuisine. But tough times are crushing tourism until a hard-swinging baseball team and three hometown heroes begin to revitalize the community, one inning at a time.
     
    Threats and Promises, by Barbara Delinsky ~ After undergoing plastic surgery and opening a shop with a friend, Lauren Stevenson was looking forward to starting afresh. Then, she is nearly run down by an out-of-control car. A few days later she is attacked by a wild dog. And it seems several items in her home have somehow moved.
     
    Tombs, by Clive Cussler ~ Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine.
     
    Time Keeper, by Mitch Albom ~ The inventor of the world’s first clock is punished and banished for centuries. With his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom and a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.
    Page 2 of 2 - A Wanted Man, by Lee Child ~ Reacher is back in a new masterpiece of suspense. As the tension rises, the twists come fast and furious, keeping readers guessing and gasping until the explosive finale.
     
    Which Way Now, by Chris Rahn ~ Story of a young farm girl and a German soldier from the prisoner of war camp in New Ulm during World War II.
     
    Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers ~ In Al Tafar, Iraq, 21-year old Private Bartle and 18-year-old Private Murphy cling to life as their platoon launches a bloody battle for the city. In the endless days that follow, the two young soldiers do everything to protect each other from the forces that press in on every side.
     
    New e-books
     
    Central Park Rendezvous, by Kim Vogel Sawyer ~ The story of four generations seeking tree love in New York. Home from Afghanistan, Sean Wolfe is scarred and angry. Alan James’s true love has disappeared. Helen Wolfe has given up her hopes and dreams. Civil War has damaged William Wolfe beyond hope.
     
    The Unvited, by Heather Graham ~ More than 200 years after a murder in the historic Landon Mansion in Philadelphia, docent Allison Leigh discovers the body of a colleague impaled on his own replica bayonet. Agent Tyler Montague knows his hauntings and his history. But while Allison is skeptical of the newcomer, a second mysterious murder occurs.
     
    Fall storytime for preschoolers will be held at the library each Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. until Oct. 17. No registration is required.
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