On the shelves — Aug. 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

Information: 461-0295


By Heresies Distressed by David Weber. In this tangled follow-up to 2008’s By Schism Rent Asunder, the corrupt Church of God Awaiting has ruthlessly suppressed technology on the planet Safehold for the past 800 years.

The Devil’s Punchbowl by Greg Iles. The mayor of Natchez, Miss., pursues a killer who opposes his attempt to clean up riverboat gambling.

Guardian of Lies by Steve Martini. The lawyer Paul Madriani unravels a mystery involving gold coins, the CIA, and a weapon forgotten since the Cuban missile crisis.

The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand. A Nantucket couple drowns, raising questions and precipitating conflicts among their group of friends.

Undone by Karin Slaughter. Dr. Sara Linton works with agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to stop a killer who tortures his victims.


First Things First by Kurt Warner and Brenda Warner with Jennifer Schuchmann. The quarterback and his wife discuss family rules and values.

Free by Chris Anderson. How businesses can profit by giving things away.

The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich. How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.


Little Cricket’s Song by Joanne Barkan. Given in memory of James Hammer by Charmaynn Hall.

Puppies for Sale by Dan Clark. Given in memory of James Hammer by Kylie Griggs.