03-15-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionThe Killing Ground by Jack Higgins. A spy helps a man whose family has terrorist ties.The Ghost War by Alex Berenson. A C.I.A. agent in Afghanistan tries to learn who’s behind the resurgent Taliban and finds a global power struggle.The […]

Part(y)ing finale for readers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This is a kids’ story with a happy ending. The Tucumcari Public Library’s summer reading program held its grand finale Thursday in Dunn’s Park. At the finale children enjoyed sack races, piñatas, cakewalks, balloon toss and a hot dog cookout as a reward for completing the required reading list […]

Where are the books going, gone?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Book Review sections and book reviews themselves are fading at such newspapers as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and San Diego Union-Tribune. The Wall Street Journal published a story about the trend, attributing it to the lack of book advertising. There have […]

May 5, 2007 Library Books

The following books are available at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction I Heard that Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark. A woman marries a childhood acquaintance suspected of several murders. Kingdom Come by Tim LaHaye. The final title in the “Left Behind” series. Obsession by Jonathan Kellerman. The psychologist-detective Alex Delaware investigates a deathbed confession […]

Altrusa helps support community projects

By QCS Staff Tucumcari Altrusa International contributes to the success of many projects in Tucumcari. During the first quarter of this year, contributions to Altrusa community service projects totaled more than $6,000, according to a release by the group. The following are Altrusa’s community service projects and the amount it has contributed: • MCCH Council Immunization […]

Library’s readers get a lucky ride

By Chelle Delaney Reading, everyone knows pays off, and if you were lucky on Thursday you got a free ride, too. The Tucumcari Public Library’s summer reading program for children culminated on Thursday with a puppet show, cake and ice cream, door prizes and, for 10 lucky readers, new bikes. Children were eligible for the […]

June 10, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Dead Watch by John Sandford. A political operative investigates the murder of a former senator. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky. Two novellas, which came to light more than 50 years after the author’s death at Auschwitz, about life in France under the Nazis. Mother: […]

May 20, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Everyman by Philip Roth. A man grapples with aging, physical decline and impending death. Chasing Destiny by Eric Jerome Dickey. When a Los Angeles biker beauty discovers she is pregnant, her married boyfriend is not happy. The Debutante Divorcee by Plum Sykes. […]

May 13, 2006 Library Books

The following materials are available for checkout at Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith. The seventh novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Grace Makutsi Shiver by Lisa Jackson. A New Orleans detective tracks a serial killer. Tomb of the Golden […]

May 6, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark. A small girl communicates telepathically with her kidnapped twin. Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous. When a wealthy hospital donor is found dead on arrival at a gala in his honor, three women suspect murder; […]