Sept. 19, 2012 On the Shelves

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

Fiction

"Charon's Claw," by R. A. Salvatore. Full of excitement. Salvatore has mastered the art of showing a beautiful fight scene, and he is at the top of his game in this one.

"Time Untime," by Sherrilyn Kenyon. The Mayans aren't the only ones with a 2012 prophecy.

"Sweet Talk," by Julie Garwood. Olivia isn't intimidated by his partner's bullying because she's something even scarier …… she's IRS.

"Broken Harbor," by Tana French. That's what's made him the Murder squad's top detective — and that's what puts the biggest case of the year into his hands.

"Close Your Eyes," by Iris Johansen. A suspenseful novel about a once-blind woman with a talent for tracking serial killers.

Non Fiction

"The Bursums of New Mexico: Four generations of Leadership and Service." by Ron Hamm. This is the compelling story of a pioneer New Mexico family that has made its mark in politics, ranching and banking.

"Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story," by Jim Holt. The result is a brilliant synthesis of cosmology, mathematics, and physics — one that propels his own work to the level of philosophy itself.

"The Price of Inequality," by Joseph E. Stiglitz. As Stiglitz explains, while those at the top enjoy the best health care, education, and benefits of wealth, they fail to realize that "their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live."

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