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New At The Library: Learn How To Train Dogs In Just A Few Minutes A Day


October 17, 2016

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library:


Donoghue, Emma. “The Wonder.” They call her the “miracle girl.” She has lived for months without eating and the curious masses are gathering to see the 11-year-old child. Lib, the nurse who keeps the child under watchful eye, becomes the steadying force to keep her safe when love battles evil and the two become treasured friends. (FIC DON)

Flynn, Vince and Kyle Mills. “Order to Kill.” CIA operative Mitch Rapp finds himself chasing false leads all over the world trying to keep nuclear bombs from falling into the hands of terrorists. Eventually Mitch must go undercover deep into Russian territory to uncover the true threat – one that could have catastrophic consequences. (M FIC FLY)

McBride, Eimear. “The Lesser Bohemians.” An unlikely love story develops between Eily, an 18-year old Irish girl and Stephen, an older well-regarded actor. What begins when Eily meets Stephen upon arriving in London to attend drama school develops into an engrossing relationship that risks undoing them both. (FIC MCB)

Picoult, Jodi. “Small Great Things.” An infant is deathly ill, yet her white supremacist parents do not want African American nurse, Ruth Jefferson, to touch their child. But when the little girl goes into cardiac arrest and Ruth is the only person nearby, she breaks her agreement and gives the child CPR. When Ruth is charged with a crime by the parents, she seeks counsel and becomes embroiled in a courtroom trial that highlights race, power and privilege. (FIC PIC)


Alexander, Jane. “Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conser-vation on Planet Earth.” Humans have managed to invade much of wildlife’s habitat which has forever changed the animal world and affected the animals living there.

Fortunately, our world also has wildlife activists like Alexander who have dedicated their lives to the conservation of wild animals and their habitats. (333.95 ALE)

Fernyhough, Charles. “The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves.” We have voices in our heads, constantly chattering about what we see, do and think. Once thought to be reserved only for the mentally ill, scientists now know that this inner talking is actually healthy and necessary for our well-being. Learn more about yourself by learning to understand these voices. (153.42 FER)

Kovarik, Joseph. “Vanishing Landmarks of Georgia: Gristmills and Covered Bridges.” Once filled with gristmills and covered bridges, Georgia, like most other states, has lost many of these historical landmarks to “progress.” Whether you want to enjoy the photographs and stories of the mills and bridges that remain, or follow the GPS directions and see the landmarks in person, this book is your guide. (917.5804 KOV)

Sundance, Kyra. “10-Minute Dog Training Games: Quick and Creative Activities for the Busy Dog Owner.” This is the perfect guide for busy dog-parents who want a well-behaved and clever dog, but have little time to put towards training. With easy, quick and fun exercises, owners can have a superbly trained animal in only minutes a day. (636.7 SUN)


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