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From the Douglas County
For those of you interested in genealogical research, you will be happy to note we now have a new reference book called “Family Maps of Douglas County, Missouri; With Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More,” by Gregory A. Boyd. With this book you will be able to locate such things as your family’s traditional home place and any other people with the same surname who bought land in this county.
Among the other new books at the library you will find:
A Heart for Home, by Lauraine Snelling; The Journey, by Wanda E. Brunstetter; Silent Mercy, by Linda Fairstein; The Land of Painted Caves, by Jean Auel; Scones and Bones, by Laura Childs; The Union Quilters, by Jennifer Chiaverini; Treason at Lisson Grove, by Anne Perry; The Judgment, by Beverly Lewis; The Amish Midwife, by Mindy Starns Clark; Minding Frankie, by Maeve Binchy; An Empty Death, by Laura Wilson; 44 Charles Street, by Danielle Steel; Once Upon a Time There Was You, by Elizabeth Berg; Lake of Dreams, by Kim Edwards; When the Thrill is Gone, by Walter Mosley; Dead Zero, by Stephen Hunter; Breaking the Rules, by Suzanne Brockmann; Wicked Lies, by Lisa Jackson; Love You More, by Lisa Gardner; Learning to Swim, by Sara J. Henry; The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, by Alexander McCall Smith; Cold Wind, by C.J. Box; Live Wire, by Harlan Coban; A Heartbeat Away, by Michael Palmer; Pacific Glory, by P.T. Deutermann; Keep a Little Secret, by Dorothy Garlock; The Alpine Vengeance, by May Daheim; On Borrowed Time, by David Rosenfelt; Fourth Day, by Zoe Sharp; The Dawn Country, by Kathleen O’Neal Gear; People of the Longhouse, by W. Michael Gear; The Mozart Conspiracy, by Scott Mariani; Circle of Lies, by Douglas Alan; Pecos Valley Revival, by Alice Duncan; Among Others, by Jo Walton.
Taste of Home Winning Recipes, in memory of Kathleen Harnden; Authenticating Ancient Indian Artifacts, by Jim Bennitt, in memory of Murrell Alms; Why We Get Fat and What To Do About It, by Gary Taubes; The Good Daughter, by Jasmin Darznik; The Company We Keep: A Husband and Wife True Life Spy Story, by Robert Baer; Dog: The Definitive Guide for Dog Owners, by Bruce Fogle; The Savage City, by T.J. English; What Would the Founders Say, by Larry Schweikert; To Kingdom Come, by Robert J. Mrazek; The Discovery of Jeanne Baret, by Glyniss Ridley; Bringing Adam Home, by Les Standiford; Marlene, by Charlotte Chandler.