Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Celebrate President's Day

Monday, February 21 is President's Day! Some businesses will be closed and many of you may be off from work. (But PVCC is open and classes will be held.) What a wonderful excuse to check out a book or two to enjoy over the long weekend. And we have plenty of enticing titles to tempt your mental taste buds.

For a light, fun read, try:
The Lacuna: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
Dear Husband by Joyce Carol Oates
4th of July: A Novel by James Patterson
The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

Are you a big history buff? Then try:
The Evacuation from Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo, 26 May-4 June 1940
Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma
Blarney Castle: Its History, Development, and Purpose
Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance

Not into history? Then take a look at a few of our science books.
Ice, Rock, and Beauty: A Visual Tour of the New Solar System
Galileo's Gout: Science in an Age of Endarkenment
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The weather has been beautiful lately, a rare occurrence in February. Doesn't that make you want to garden? Then check out some of our new plant books.
Black plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
The Gardener's Color Palette: Paint Your Garden with 100 Extraordinary Flower Choices
The Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs

As always, this is just a sample of the great new books we have available. So stop on by and check one out. For a full list of recently added books, check out the new books list. Have a wonderful weekend!