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Nancy's Notes - June 23

Summer Reading Program, “Swine Not?” by Jimmy Buffet, “Informed Consent” by R.M. Fix, “Last Known Victim” by Erica Spindler.

I can’t believe how quickly our summer is passing. Next week we will begin our library activities for area children. The theme for this year’s programs is “Catch the Reading Bug”. We will meet the first four Tuesdays in July at 1:00p.m. Our programs on July 1,8 and 22 will be held in the yard at the library. The July 15 program will probably be held at the Methodist Church as our presenter needs to be indoors and space is at a premium in the library. Participants will enjoy craft ant-ics, Bob Bohm’s “Need to Read” magic show, Fax Gilbert’s “Mime, Magic, and Masks”, and Wright County Conservation.

            Jimmy Buffet has become as well known for his writing abilities as his singing talents. His newest novel is “Swine Not?”.  This should be a good, light-hearted read. The story revolves around a Southern family who is determined to hide their pet pig in a fancy four-star hotel in New York City.

            The book “Informed Consent” is written by R.M. Fix. He uses his experience as a trial lawyer to create the story where Alex Weaver is a lawyer in a prestigious Jacksonville, Florida law firm. He is handpicked to work on a case that will make or break his career. Soon Alex’s world is turned upside down. An international drug company has paid millions to a research physician for patent rights to an experimental drug that claims to cure AIDS.  Before the ink is dry on the deal, a group of the physician’s former patients file a class action lawsuit against the company to void the contract, claiming that the physician secretly used their DNA to develop the drug without their consent. Alex sets out to find the one person whose DNA actually led to the cure. But the drug inventor isn’t talking..he’s dead and all of his research files have been destroyed.

            Erica Spindler a best-selling suspense novelist brings readers intrigue with “Last Known Victim”. The story begins in August 2005 amid the destruction of hurricane-savaged New Orleans. As the rescue efforts unfold, a grisly discovery is made at one of the massive refrigerator “graveyards”. One of these metal hulks contains six human hands-all female, all right hands. The press has dubbed the perpetrator “The Handyman” But with no way to trace the origin of this refrigerator, and with evidence lost to time and the elements, the case dead-ends.

            Come and check out materials: Monday through Wednesday between noon and 8:00 p.m. or Thursday through Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.