June 2, 2019

Two books were recently donated in memory of Derek Brumfield. The Capitalist Code by Benjamin Stein explains how the average American can make the system of stock market capitalism work for them to build financial security, refuting the notion that the system is rigged against them. The Cloudbuster Nine by Anne R. Keene shares rare images and insights from WWII baseball veterans such as Yankees legends Dr. Bobby Brown and Eddie Robinson, bringing to life for the first time the story of this remarkable team.

The Art of the Classic Sports Car by Stuart Codling, donated in memory of Tommy Watson, offers enthusiasts a beautifully illustrated look at decades of high-performance cars from around the globe. Athletes of the automotive world, sports cars are always nimble and quick, often powerful, and have offered road and track excitement for nearly 100 years. Each one featured includes a profile discussing the car’s place in sports car history, technical and performance specs, as well as a smattering of historical images and period ads.

Natural Home Cleaning by Fern Green shows how to make over 100 eco-friendly products that will solve practically any cleaning dilemma. Find out just how easy it is to make your own safe, all-natural cleaning products – laundry tablets, oven cleaner, hand soap, and more – and you won’t ever go back to store bought products again.

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff weaves a mesmerizing tale of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. When Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase containing photographs of twelve women, she discovers they are secret agents sent to Occupied Europe. Setting out to learn more about the women, Grace finds herself drawn to a young mother turned agent whose daring mission overseas reveals a remarkable story of strength in the hardest circumstances.

Cookin’ the Books by Amy Patricia Meade opens with literary caterer Letitia ‘Tish’ Tarragon’s delight when Binnie Broderick, executive director of the local library, asks her to provide a literary inspired three-course dinner for the library’s annual fundraiser. But when Binnie’s food is poisoned, Tish suddenly finds herself fighting to save her reputation… and catch a killer.

The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman vividly steps into Navajo culture and the desert landscape when Joe Leaphorn, retired from the Tribal Police, finds himself knee-deep in a perplexing case involving a priceless artifact. Although a reminder of a dark time in the tribe’s history, Joe agrees to find a missing biil, a traditional dress that had been donated to the Navajo Nation. His investigation takes a sinister turn when the leading suspect dies under mysterious circumstances and Leaphorn himself receives anonymous warnings to beware — witchcraft is afoot.