Dear Friends and Book Lovers,

 

Please join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day sale on Mar 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Annex Building in the library’s large parking lot. Customers wearing green will receive two free books with purchase (excludes books from the Collector’s Corner).

 

We have some wonderful selections in our COLLECTOR’S CORNER:

Everything KENTUCKY BOOKS

FAITH AND VIOLENCE by Thomas Merton (1968; $2); HOEDOWNS, REELS, AND FROLICS by Phil Jamison ($2.50); TROUT STREAMS OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIA by Jimmy Jacobs ($2.50);  VIEWS OF LOUISVILLE SINCE 1766 by Samuel W. Thomas ($3; 1971); CUMBERLAND GENERAL STORE #289 ($3); TREES, SHRUBS, GROUND COVERS AND VINES SUITABLE FOR KENTUCKY LANDSCAPES ($1); WE CAN HEAR YOU JUST FINE (Clarifications form the Kentucky School for the blind; $2); HISTORIC KENTUCKY by James Archambeault ($3); KENTUCKY – A PICTORIAL HISTORY by J. Winston Coleman ($2);  WHAT YOU ARE GETTING WRONG ABOUT APPALACHIA ($2); LOUISVILLE LANDMARKS by Joanne Weeter ($2); LOUISVILLE TELEVISION by David Inman ($2); More cookbooks – too numerous to list.

A few grand INDIANA books

SWEETS AND MEATS AND OTHER GOOD THINGS TO EAT (Ladies Aid Society Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church, New Albany, IN; pre 1900; $5); FLOYD COUNTY: THE EARLY YEARS ($3); THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE 1787 – A BICENTENNIAL HANDBOOK ($15); IMAGES OF AMERICA – NEW ALBANY by Gregg Seidl ($3); HISTORY OF THE OHIO FALLS CITIES AND THEIR COUNTIES ($2.50; 1966 Reproduction of 1882 copy); FROM PADDLEWHEELS TO PROPELLERS ($2; History of Howard Shipyard)

We have some interesting old PARENTING books

LIVING WITH OUR CHILDREN by Gertrude Doederlein ($2; 1941); THE PARENTS’ MANUAL ($2; 1945); BABY’S TREASURES EARLY DAYS ($2; Baby book with great pictures); THE FAITH THAT NEVER DIES ($12; Illustrated for the instruction of the Catholic Child at Mother’s knee);

Beautiful COFFEE TABLE BOOKS

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S AMERICA by Barnet Schecter ($6); ARCHITECTURE IN AMERICA by Kidder Smith (2 volumes; $10);

 

 

OLD AND INTERESTING BOOKS

Nonfiction

ABRIDGED HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES ($4; 1860); THE ESSENTIALS OF BOTANY ($6; 1889); SYSTEMATIC DICTIONARY OF MAMMALS OF THE WORLD ($2; 1962); THE STORY OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION MAY TO SEPTEMBER 1787 ($5); WILL ROGERS: THE MAN AND HIS TIMES ($5); THE NEW PRIMARY GEOGRAPHY WITH 20 COLORED MAPS ($5; 1873); WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD DICTIONARY ($2; 1963); THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHAL ($15; 4 volume set; John Marshal is considered one of the most influential supreme court justices.);

Fiction

MILTON’S MINOR POEMS ($2; 1911); A MIDUMMER NIGHTS DREAM ($2; 1894); VOODOO FIRE IN HAITI ($2; 1935 1STEdition); EUROPA ($2; 1935); THE BEST-KNOWN NOVELS OF GEORGE ELIOT ($2; 1940); LITTLE RIVERS by Henry Van Dyke ($5; 1908); POEMS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW ($3; 1901); THE LAST DAY OF POMPEII by Lytton ($5; 1850 Copywrite); FAITH GARTNEY’S GIRLHOOD ($2; 1944); AESOP: FIVE CENTURIES OF ILLUSTRATED FABLES ($2; 1964)

COOKBOOKS

TOP SECRET RECIPES ($2; Learn how to make the products you love like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups); We have some great old cookbooks – too many to list here. These cookbooks teach about cooking, dining and entertaining, they are not just a stack of recipes.

Books on WAR – Civil War and WWII

HOOSIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR by Arville L. Funk ($4.50; signed); CIVIL WAR IN PICTURES ($2; 1955); AND IF I PERISH by Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee ($3; Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II);

 

On the Special Sale Table:

Join us in celebrating all things Irish in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. We have a nice variety of books on Irish history as well as information on the Emerald Isle.  We also have a nice selection of Irish fiction including:

  • OF IRISH BLOOD by Mary Pat Kelly
  • AT SWIM, TWO BOYS by Jamie O’Neill
  • THE PRINCES OF IRELAND by Edward Rutherford
  • LION OF IRELAND by Morgan Llywelyn
  • AN IRISH COUNTRY DOCTOR by Patrick Taylor
  • Interested in Celtic mysteries? Check out our titles by Peter Tremayne including THE SUBTLE SERPENT, THE LEPER’S BELL, THE SPIDER’S WEB, BADGERS MOON, and SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN.

 

 

Choice Selections Fiction:

  • BENEATH A SCARLET SKY by Mark Sullivan
  • BEFORE WE WERE YOURS by Lisa Wingate
  • THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides

 

Choice Selections Non-Fiction:

  • THE MUELLER REPORT presented with related materials by the Washington Post
  • THE ART OF DISNEY’S DRAGONS published by Disney
  • HOW TO READ THE CONSTITUTION AND WHY by Kim Wehle
  • GRANDFATHER STORIES OF THE NAVAJOS published by the Navajo Curriculum Center Press

 

Action & Adventure:

Prolific adventure novelist and underwater explorer Clive Cussler passed away on February 24th.   His novels, many featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have appeared on the New York Times fiction best-seller list more than 20 times.We have a wide selection of his works including POLAR SHIFT, RAISE THE TITANIC, SKELETON COAST, TREASURE, DIRK PITT REVEALED, INCA GOLD, and VALHALLA RISING.

 

Animals & Pets:

  • DOG STORIES by James Herriot’s
  • WHEN ELEPHANTS WEEP -THE EMOTIONAL LIVES OF ANIMALS by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

 

Archeology & Anthropology:

  • UNDERSTANDING THE DEA SEA SCROLLS edited by Hershel Shanks
  • TEMPLES, TOMBS AND HIEROGLYPHICS – A POPULAR HISTORY OF ANCIENT EGYPT by Barbara Mertz
  • GUIDE TO THE WORLDS GREATEST TREASURES by Michael Bradley

 

Art & Architecture:

  • THE LIVING CITY by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • A JOURNEY INTO THE TRANSCENDENTALIST’S NEW ENGLAND by R Todd Felton

Biography:

  • P. HILL – LEE’S FORGOTTEN GENERAL by William Woods Hassler
  • A BEAUTIFUL MIND by Sylvia Nasar
  • COCKTAIL HOUR UNDER THE TREE OF FORGETFULLNESS by Alexander Fuller
  • CHINESE CINDERELLA by Adeline Yen Mah
  • THE CONCORD QUARTET by Schreiner
  • TOMORROW TO BE BRAVE by Susan Travers
  • WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYANT by Ashby
  • THE FIRST AMERICAN by HW Brands
  • THE COLOR OF WATER by James McBride
  • A DREAM IS A WISH YOUR HEART MAKES by Annette Funicello
  • DEAR BROTHER by Clark
  • THE LOST by Daniel Mendelsohn
  • THE RED LEATHER DIARY by Lili Koppel
  • GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE by Amanda Foreman
  • THE MAN WHO LISTENS TO HORSES by Monty Roberts
  • PAPA HEMINGWAY by AE Hotchner

 

Christian Fiction:

  • THE BETRAYAL, THE CONFESSION, THE RECKONING and THE SHUNNING by Beverly Lewis
  • SOMEDAY and TO THE MOON AND BACK by Karen Kingsbury

 

Classics:

  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • GO SET A WATCHMAN by Harper Lee
  • THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA, and A FAREWELL TO ARMS by Ernest Hemingway
  • HEART OF DARKNESS AND THE SECRET SHARER by Joseph Conrad
  • TILL WE HAVE FACES by CS Lewis
  • LIFE ON THE MISSISSPPI, THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER and HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark wain

 

Cookbooks:

  • THE COOK’S BIBLE -THE BEST OF AMERICAN HOME COOKING by Christopher Kimball
  • THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GOOD COOKING by James Beard
  • BUTTER BEANS TO BLACKBERRIES- RECIPES FROM THE SOUTHERN GARDEN by Ronni Lundy

 

Crafts & Hobbies:

  • Many titles in the START-A-CRAFT series including STAINED GLASS, DECORATIVE PAINTING, MASK MAKING, and PUPPET MAKING
  • 62 PROJECTS TO MAKE WITH A DEAD COMPUTER by Randy Sarafan

 

 

Fantasy:

  • THE SILMARILLION by JRR Tolkien

 

Fiction:

  • AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED by Khaled Hosseini
  • ATLAS SHRUGGED and FOUNTAINHEAD by Ayn Rand
  • THE SCRAPBOOK OF FRANKIE PRATT – A NOVEL IN PICTURES by Caroline Preston
  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Many titles by Philippa Gregory including THE LAST TUDOR, THE TAMING OF THE QUEEN, THE KING’S CURSE and THREE SISTERS, THREE QUEENS.

 

History:

  • UNDAUNTED COURAGE by Stephen Ambrose
  • THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY by Jared Diamond
  • THE GREATER JOURNEY – AMERICANS IN PARIS, and THE GREAT BRIDGE by David McCullough
  • GALILEO’S MISTAKE by Wade Rowland
  • INHERITANCE – THE STORY OF KNOLE AND THE SACKVILLES by Robert Sackville-West
  • ORDEAL OF AMBITION – JEFFERSON, HAMILTON, BURR by Jonathan Daniels
  • THE QUARTET – ORCHESTRATING THE SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1783-1789 by Joseph Ellis.

 

Horror:

  • THE BAZAAR STORIES OF BAD DREAMS by Stephen King
  • THE WORLD OF LORE – MONSTROUS CREATURES by Aaron Mahnke
  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

Mystery:

  • THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn
  • THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
  • A number of titles by Cleo Coyle including A BREW TO A KILL, MURDER BY MOCHA, HOLIDAY GRIND, and HOLIDAY BUZZ

 

New & Notable: 

  • THE AMAZING, COLOSSAL BOOK OF HORROR TRIVIA by Jonathan Malcolm Lampley, et al
  • STEP BY STEP TO STAND-UP COMEDY by Greg Dean
  • PHYSICS FOR MEN – THE SCIENCE BEHIND BEING A GUY by PR Kelt
  • 101 THINGS TO DO IN A SHED by Rob Beattie

 

New Age & Parapsychology:

  • 10, 000 DREAMS INTERPRETED by GH Miller
  • 10, 000 DREAMS INTERPRETED – AN A-TO–Z GUIDE TO DREAM SYMBOLISM by Pamela Ball
  • THE AFTERLIFE BIBLE by Sarah Bartlett

Nora Roberts Fans:

  • We received many titles by Nora including THE SEARCH, GENUINE LIES, WILD AT HEART, OHURLEY’S RETURN, and THE WITNESS

 

Reference & Business:

  • SAMUEL JOHNSON’S DICTIONARY- SELECTIONS FROM THE 1755 WORK THAT DEFINED THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE edited by J. Lynch
  • THE NEWBOOK OF WORD HISTORIES BY Merriam Webster
  • AN INCOMPLETE EDUCATION -3684 THINGS YOU SHOULD HAVE LEARNED BUT PROBABLY DIDN’T by J Jones and W Wilson

Science & Nature:

  • ZOO STORY – LIFE IN THE GARDEN OF CAPTIVES by Thomas French
  • THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE by Jared Diamond

 

Sports:

  • THE CINCINNATI REDS – AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY by Donald Honig

 

Travel:

  • 1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE by Patricia Schultz

 

FOR THE CHILDREN

  • A number of titles from the Leap Frog Early Reading Series including THE FIX-IT KID, ON THE GO!, and THE BEST JOB!
  • Several titles from the Ask Me series including WHO DANCES WITH DRAGONS?, CAN LIZARDS DISAPPEAR?, DO RIVERS EVER END? and WHO HAS A TRUMPET NOSE?
  • THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS LOST IN THE SNOW, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS GETS CAUGHT IN A WEB, and THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS TAKES A MOONWALK
  • Numerous titles from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library including BADGER’S FANCY MEAL, ABCers, TEA PARTY RULES, OLD BEAR AND HIS CUB, RUNAWAY TOMATO and WHERE BUTTERFLIES GROW

 

 

 

 

FOR THE YOUNG ADULT

  • HARRY POTTER AND THE PRINCE OF AZKABAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE by J.K. Rowling
  • ALLEGIANT and INSURGENT by Veronica Roth
  • HOLLOW CITY – THE SECOND NOVEL OF MISS PEREGRINE’S PECULIAR CHILDREN by Ransom Riggs
  • Several series of manga including KITCHEN PRINCESS, ABSOLUTE BOYFRIEND, HANA-KIMI, MIDORI DAYS, LOVELESS, NANA, KAMISAMA KISS, and VAMPIRE GAME

 

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