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Nicolson, Adam.  The Making of the King James Bible HarperCollins, 2003.   “A fascinating and dramatic account of the era of the King James Bible and its translating, immersing readers in an age whose greatest monument is not a painting or a building, but a book.”

Buckley, Angela.  Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders.  Manor Vale Associates, 2016.  “On March 30, 1896 a bargeman hooked a parcel from the Thames River that contained the body of a strangled baby girl.  2 more babies were found, launching a hunt for a serial killer, Amelia Dyer-one of Britain’s most prolific murderers.”

Reid, Stuart.  Scottish National Dress and Tartan.  Shire Publications, 2013.  “This book traces the process by which various tartans became the icons of Scottish identity, morphing into the enormously popular modern fashion kilts.”

Cannon Bill. A Treasury of Texas Trivia.  Republic of Texas Press,1997.  “Author Bill Cannon reveals facts that depict the colorful bravado that is unique to the Lone Star State such as the fact that Texas actually flew 7 flags instead of 6.”

Bradfield, Bill.  Muleshoe More.  Gulf Publishing , 1999.  “This book discloses the humorous and sometimes controversial circumstances surrounding the names of more than 700 Texas Towns.”

Alene, Catherine. Sky Between You and Me.  Sourcebooks Media, 2018.  “Rae is determined to do whatever it takes to win Nationals with her rodeo team just like her mum did when she was Rae’s age, but will crushing grief over her mother’s death cause her to lose herself?”

Klass, David.  Losers Take All.  Scholastic, Inc., 2016.  “At Jack Logan’s school, the new rule is that all kids must play on a sports team.  Jack and a rag-tag group of anti-athletic friends play to get even.”

Norman, Rick J.  Fielder’s Choce: A Novel.  August House Publishers, 1992. “This funny and touching baseball story takes us back to simpler times told through jokes and sometimes impractical wisdom.”

Hassig, Susan M;, et al..  Panama.   3rd Ed., Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2017.  “Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, government structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religions, and culture of Panama.”

Duke, D.G. A Collection of Poetry. 2016. “A self-published collection of poetry by local poet, D.G. Duke.

Arians, Bruce, and Lars Anderson. The Quarterback Whisperer: How to Build an Elite NFL Quarterback. Hatchette Books, 2017. “What is an elite NFL QB and what separates that player from the others?  One answer is the coach.  One coach is the common thread between 4 QB of recent history.  That coach is Bruce Arians.”

Dakers, Diane.  American Life and Best Sellers from the Catcher in the Rye to The Hunger Games. Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017. “A good book has the power to touch readers and provide insightful commentary into the human condition and current events.  This title examines the greatest literary hits from 1950 to present day.”

Hocking, Amanda.  Ice Kissed.  St. martins Griffin, 2015.  “Bryn Aven only wants to serve her kingdom which needs protection.  While on her mission, she discovers a world full of secrets and she can’t even trust her own heart.”

Heleson, Kat. Say No to the Bro Simon and Schuster Books, 2018. “Two teams become entangled in a cut-throat prom date auction which is both comedy and romance.  Inspired by true events.”

Davies, Linda.  Long Bow Girl.  Chicken House/Scholastic. 2016.  “When 16 year old Merry Owen finds a buried chest, she hopes it will save her family’s farm.  Instead, it sends her and her friend into the Medieval past.”

Kiland, Tayler Baldwin.  Strategic Inventions of the War on Terror.  Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.  “This book explores the history behind today’s War on Terror and the inventions that are being created both on and off the battlefield.”

Venettone, Mike.  Refugees.  Mason Crest, 2017.  “Conflicts and persecution have forced more people than at any other time to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere.  This book provides historical information on this refugee crisis.”

Dump Recipes.  Publications International, 2015.  “Enjoy the convienance of a crock-pot slow cooker with super simple, mouthwatering recipes.  Just dump and go.”

Alonge, Lj.  Blacktop Frank.  Penguin Random House, 2017.  “After Frank’s joyride ends in a crash, he’s stuck playing basketball with a court-appointed mentor, Officer Appleby, for the summer.”

Card, Orson Scott.  Shadow of the Giant. Tom Doherty Associates, 2005.  "To find security from the alien vs. humanity war raging on Earth, Bean and Petra must leave Earth behind to find a safe place to build a family.”

Murphy, Julie.  Ramona Blue.  HarperCollins, 2003.  “Ramona begins to wonder if perhaps she likes both girls and guys, and she discovers that for her, life and love are more fluid than they actually seem.”

Last Updated January 24, 2018