Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Witness the spectacular journey of an incredible horse, Secretariat, and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion in the final film in the Steed Reads Festival @ the Library on Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. Secretariat will be accompanied by a light meal and discussion will be facilitated by Deane Tucker, Chadron State College professor. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts and locally from a grant with the NCSD Recreation District.
Georgia Bottoms of Six Points, Alabama is beautiful and charming, a splendid cook and a seller of exquisite handmade quilts. Georgia is a faithful churchgoer who cares for her aged mother and younger brother However, Georgia Bottoms also has a discreet side business entertaining six local gentlemen whose “gifts” help maintain her position. Just a hint of this or Georgia’s other secrets could send her elaborately woven life unraveling in this new romance novel by Mark Childress.
Other new fiction books include “Michal” by Jill Eileen Smith, “Night Vision” by Randy Wayne White, “Devil’s Food Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “The Omega Theory” by Mark Alpert, “Angel Sister” by Ann H. Gabhart, “The Wise Man’s Fear” by Patrick Rothfuss and “13 Rue Therese” by Elena Mauli Shapiro.
New adult non-fiction books are “The Civil War: the First Year Told By Those Who Lived It” edited by Brooks D. Simpson, “Your Dog is Your Mirror: the Emotional Capacity of Our Dogs and Ourselves” by Kevin Behan and “Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential on the Dance Floor and in Life” by Cheryl Burke.
The Lennea Lewis Slagle Children’s Library has these new junior books by Jake Maddox: “Mr. Strike Out”, “BMX Bully” and “Disc Golf Drive” plus “Missing Grace” by Elizabeth McDavid Jones. A new picture book is “Mouse and Mole: a Winter Wonderland” by Wong Herbert Yee.
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!