02-09-2008: Book Reviews

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

Fiction
Blood Dreams by Kay Hooper. The F.B.I. agent Noah Bishop and his special crimes unit join with an unconventional civilian agency to track a killer.

Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky. Tensions between two Kansas farm families explode with terrible consequences.
People Of The Book by Geraldine Brooks. A rare-book expert unlocks the secrets of a medieval manuscript.

Beverly Hills Dead by Stuart Woods. Murder and political intrigue during the Hollywood Red scare of the 1940’s.

Duma Key by Stephen King. A terrible construction site accident takes Edgar Freemantle’s right arm and scrambles his memory and his mind, leaving him with little but rage as he begins the ordeal of rehabilitation.

The Appeal by John Grisham. A clever story and thoughtful plot. Grisham confronts in stark relief the dangers of electing judges in an era of big – money politics.

Darth Bane: Rule Of Two by Drew Karpyshyn. The last of the Siths trains an acolyte.

Hide And Seek by Fern Michaels. The Sisterhood’s last assignment almost landed them in jail. Now the women are fugitives with a bounty on their heads, but they’re not planning on hiding out for long – not when good friends need the kind of help only they can give.

Non-Fiction
Truth and Consequences by Keith Olbermann. A collection of the MSNBC commentator’s critiques of the Bush administration.

Tom Cruise by Andrew Morton. An unauthorized biography.

How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates. An unemployed, divorced advertising executive learns to love working at Starbucks.

Saddam’s Secrets by Joel Rosenberg. Former Iraqi General Sada delivers a riveting inside account of Saddam Hussein’s tyranny, including confirmation of
the existence and hiding of weapons of mass
destruction.

Epicenter by Joel Rosenberg. Drawing on his experience in Washington, his own exclusive interviews with world leaders, and his astute political acumen, Joel makes sense of the events surrounding the Middle East. He connects information in a way that will make
you understand and really care about the world’s most important events and how they impact your life.