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A new fiction book is “An Absence So Great” by Jane Kirkpatrick. 18-year-old Jesse Ann Gaebeles is trying to make her mark in the field of photography by going to Milwaukee to operate studios for owners who have fallen ill. Soon she finds herself in other Midwest towns pursuing her profession but even a job she loves can’t keep painful memories of a forbidden love from seeping into her heart.

Other new fiction includes “No Where To Run” by C. J. Box, “Without Mercy” by Lisa Jackson, “If the Dead Rise Not” by Phillip Kerr, “Secret of the Dragon” by Margaret Weis, “Deception” by Jonathan Kellerman and “Plain Paradise” by Beth Wiseman. New on the YA shelf are “Voices of the Dragons” by Carrie Vaughn and “Gone” by Michael Grant.

New non-fiction books are “Winging it: a Memoir of Caring For a Vengeful Parrot Who’s Determined To Kill Me” by Jenny Gardiner, “Saving Gracie: How One Dog Escaped the Shadowy World of American Puppy Mills” by Carol Bradley and “Wild Horse Annie and the Last Of the Mustangs: the Life of Velma Johnson” by David Cruisi.

The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new books: “The New Girl” by Meg Cabot and “Wolf Brother” by Michelle Paver as well as “All the World” by Liz Garton Scalon, “Red Sings From the Treetops: a Year in Colors” by Joyce Sidman and “The Easter Egg” by Jan Brett.

“Buzzzz” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 20. This weekly program is held from 10 to 11 a.m. for children ages 3 through kindergarten.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

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