Adult fiction, regular print: Shadows of Hope by Georgiana Daniels. This is a story to tug at your heartstrings. Marissa Moreau is a crisis pregnancy worker who longs for a child of her own. She has had a miscarriage, and infertility has strained her marriage; in fact, she suspects her husband is cheating. When college student Kaitlyn Farrows becomes pregnant by her former professor and the two women meet and become friends, neither knows that the baby’s father is Marissa’s husband.
DVDs: Sign Language 101: A Beginner’s Guide to American Sign Language. This 5-disc set includes everyday words, common expressions, and emergency medical words and sentences. These will supplement the books on sign language we have in our collection: The Joy of Signing by Lottie L. Riekehof; American Sign Language Concise Dictionary; and for children, See the Colors: Sign Language for Colors and Silly Sue: Sign Language for Actions, both by Dawn Babb Prochovnic.
Three Little Monkeys by Quentin Blake. This book comes to us from the Junior Library Guild. Founded in 1929, its mission “still follows editorial board member Eleanor Roosevelt’s mantra to put the right book in the hands of every reader—fostering the love of reading and learning as a path to lifelong success.”
Adult fiction, large print: The Take by Christopher Reich. This book is “an international spy thriller featuring Simon Riske: one part James Bond, one part Jack Reacher.” It joins our growing large-print section, featuring an abundance of mysteries/thrillers because the majority of our readers prefer this genre.
The Sherburne-Earlville Schools have announced that they will be CLOSED tomorrow, Friday, March 2nd, due to the winter storm that is on its way. The Smyrna Public Library will also be CLOSED.