Personal tools

You are here: Home / Archive / 2018 / July 2018 / Check it out @ the Library July 26th

Check it out @ the Library July 26th

The Thinnest Air by Minka Kent The Good Fight by Danielle Steel Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Check it out @ The Library

Happening @ The Library

Reading Rocks this summer with our Summer Reading program!  Make sure your kids have their reading logs and stop in regularly to get those music notes put in it.  Middle school and High school students can also enter for chances to win prizes this summer!  The Pizza Party for summer reading will be on July 27th, make sure you get signed up before it fills up!

New On the Shelf

The Thinnest Air by Minka Kent.  Married to a charming and successful financial broker, two wonderful stepchildren, and a home in a mountain resort town, Meredith Price seems to be living a charmed life.  Until she disappears without a trace.  When her car is found in the parking lot of a local grocery store nothing seems amiss, her purse and phone are undisturbed, keys in the ignition as if she just faded into nothingness.  Knowing that abandoning her family isn’t something Meredith would do lightly, her sister Greer makes her way to the mountain town she called home to search for answers.  Digging into her sisters’ life, Greer must ask herself if anyone, even her, really knew Meredith. 

The Good Fight by Danielle Steel.  Meredith McKenzie grew up with the best of everything, schools, social groups, perfect marriage.  As a child, her family lived in Germany while her father prosecuted Nazi war criminals, exposing her to law and the conflict of “good and evil”.  Upon her return to the US, she sets out to blaze her own trail in life, specifically studying law with a view towards furthering the civil rights cause.  In an era of social upheaval, Meredith joins a rising tide of women breaking social, political, and professional boundaries. 

Clock Dance by Anne Tyler. Everyone has defining moments in their lives, Willa Drake can count them on one hand.  Her mother disappearing when she was eleven, a proposal at twenty-one, becoming a widow at forty-one, all events putting her on a path laid out by other people.  When she gets a phone call about her son’s ex-girlfriend getting shot and needing help, Willa drops everything to fly across the country for her.  Taking care of this woman, and her nine-year-old daughter, and her dog, puts Willa on a path she has never walked, one she chose for herself.  

Come visit us at the library Monday through Wednesday noon to 8 pm, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm. You can also visit our Facebook page-Clarion Iowa Public Library or our website

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.