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2012-11-01 / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

by Judy Belyeu

The Giddings Public Library offers some interesting non-fiction books. All In: The Education Of General David Petracus by Paula Broadwell is a biography that traces the career and achievements of the military leader from his prestigious early years through his command in Afghanistan and nomination as director of the CIA, exploring his contributions to the war and counterterrorism efforts.

PDR For Nonprescription Drugs is an authorative source on nonprescription drugs, dietary supplements, and herbs which is a valuable and comprehensive guide to over-the-counter medications. The Creative Destruction Of Medicine by Eric Topol, M. D. reveals how technology, like wireless internet, individual data, and personal genomics, can be used to save lives.

100 Beaded Flowers, Charms And Trinkets by Amanda Brooke Murr-Hinson gives step-by-step demonstrations from construction to more advanced techniques using beads. A Practical Wedding by Meg Keene provides practical information on planning a simpler, economic and stress-free wedding, covering such topics as budgets, venues, food, writing wedding vows, and unpredictable occurrences.

No Rest For the Dead by Jeff, Andrew and Lamia Gulli, with an introduction by David Baldacci, is a serial novel, featuring contributions by twenty-six masters of suspense, which follows detective Joe Nunn as he re-opens a ten-year case to discover if the wrong person was convicted and put to death for the murder of art curator Christopher Thomas.

Some other interesting fiction books are: Love Honour And O’Brien by Jennifer Rowe; Fifty Shades Of Gray by E. L. James; and All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley.

The Library is open Mon.- Fri., 10 to 6 and 10 to 1 on Saturdays.

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