On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295.

Fiction

“A Perfect Blood,” by Kim Harrison. Ritually murdered corpses are appearing across Cincinnati, terrifying amalgams of human and other.

“Cinnamon Roll Murder.” by Joanne Fluke. Hannah isn’t sure just how she’ll unravel this mystery, but there’s nothing sweeter than bringing a killer to justice…

“The Orphan Master’s Son,” by Adam Johnson. Traveling to North Korea filled me with a sense that every person there, from the lowliest laborer to military leaders, had to surrender a rich private life in order to enact one pre-written by the Party.

“No Mark Upon Her,” by Deborah Crombie. Gemma discovers that Meredith had accused Commander Ross Kelly, a senior met officer, of rape, but had been warned off pursuing the case further.

Non Fiction

“The Budget Kit: the Common Cents Money Management Workbook,” by Judy Lawrence. It really explains the hows and whys.

“Hitman,” by Howie Carr. The untold story of Johnny Martorano: Whitey Bulger’s enforcer and the most feared gangster in the underworld.

Memorials

“Butterfly Kisses and Wishes on Wings: When Someone You Love Has Cancer,” by Ellen McVicker. A hopeful, helpful book for kids. Given in memory of Amy Sandoval by the Tucumcari Public Library Staff.

“The Way I Feel,” by Janan Cain. The zany characters who sniffle, soar and shriek through this book will help kids understand the concept of such emotions as joy, disappointment, boredom and anger. Given in memory of Amy Sandoval by Altrusa.