January 2016 New Titles in the Library

Check out this list of new titles in the library. Also watch for the library cart with the newest titles

as well as a Library Committee member in the Narthex about one Sunday a month.

We welcome your questions and suggestions.

The Fifth Gospel. Ian Caldwell, 2015 [fiction] Pick up this novel for an intriguing murder mystery, complex loving family dynamics, history of the shroud as a religious relic, drama set in the Vatican, and information about the 4 gospels as well as compiled works that have been written.

The Note. Angela Hunt, 2001 [fiction] “ . . . in her quest to find the truth [about a cryptic note found in the aftermath of a disastrous plane crash, Peyton [local reporter] uncovers lessons about love and forgiveness…and about herself.”

The Bridge Over Flatwillow Creek. Lance Wubbels, 1998 [fiction] “A small country Minnesota town on a quiet summer day in 1901. He was home from college. She had only recently moved here. It only took a second to change …[their] lives forever.”

Far From The Dream – The Gentle Hills Book 1. Lance Wubbels, 1994 [fiction] “The call of war plunged them into the most difficult challenge of their lives. . . . would their love be enough to sustain the dream of home and family…?”

Whispers in The Valley – The Gentle Hills Book 2. Lance Wubbels, 1995 [fiction] “Jerry’s dramatic survival during the sinking of his aircraft carrier and his reunion with Marjie and their new daughter signaled their new beginning.”

Keeper of the Harvest – The Gentle Hills Book 3. Lance Wubbels, 1995 [fiction] “ . . . the greatest challenge comes unexpectedly with the brief visit of an American missionary who escaped the Japanese. . . [they and their friends] are caused to reexamine what they really want in life.”

My American Adventure – 50 States 50 Weeks. Amy Burritt, 1998 [917] “What began as her parents’ dream to discover America with their children, becomes Amy’s personnel goal to meet every single governor.”

Don’t Let Jerks Get the Best of You – Advice for Dealing With Difficult People. Paul Meier, M.D., 1993 [248.4] “Dr. Meier combines years of counseling with a light-hearted look at his own life in this handbook on human relationships to help you.”

Why I Stayed – The Choices I Made in My Darkest Hour. Gayle Haggard, 2010 [261.8] “A poignant testimony to pain and perplexity being finally swallowed by love.”

The Case for Christ – A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus. Lee Strobel, 1998 [232.9] “A seasoned journalist chases down the biggest story in history.”

Family Traditions – Practical Intentional Ways to Strengthen Your Family Identity. J. Otis Ledbetter and Tim Smith, 1998 [649] “…will help you renew your sense of appreciation for the role of tradition in family life by introducing fresh meaningful impressions to undergird traditions you already may celebrate.”