Archive for July, 2017



Join us for the final Family Fun Night of the summer at 6:00 tomorrow night in Marion Library’s Copenhaver Meeting Room!  Miss T.R.A.C.E.Y. will have a B.I.N.G. O. game with assorted surprises!  It’s the most fun you can have with random numbers!


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Look Behind You by Iris Johansen

The Late Show by Michael Connelly

Down a Dark Road by Linda Castillo

Paradise Valley by C J Box

Collared by David Rosenfelt

My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

A Cold Case by Peter Turnbull

The Breakdown by B A Paris

A Beautiful Terrible Thing

Business Boutique by Christy Wright

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Beautiful Tempest by Johanna Lindsey

Looking Into You  by Chris Fabry

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery

Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe

An Amish Summer

Mad by Chloe Esposito

Final Girls by Riley Sager

The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues by Ed Moore

Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

The Cutaway by Christina Kovac

The Nearness of You by Dorothy Garlock



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Our Summer Reading Programs  are about to draw to a triumphant close!  The kids who attended earlier programs were asked to name what they enjoyed the most about the games, stories, and crafts.  The results made a colorful collage of  post-it note praises for everything from  crafts and games to one little girl’s  delight in  “sitting on Amber’s lap!”




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A Few New Books @ Marion!


Come by today before 4:00 and try some of these new titles. If you don’t like them, you’ll get your money back! Of course, since it is free to check out books with a valid library card, you really won’t get anything except the satisfaction of excellent public service and a good book!


 Two Nights by Kathy Reichs

Beloved Hope by Tracie Peterson

Betrayal at IGA by Susan Spann

Final Girls by Riley Sager

His Guilt by Shelly Shepard Gray

LP Fiction:

The Seekers by Wanda Brunstetter


The Harvest Baker by Ken Haedrich

The Herbalist’s Kitchen by Brittany Wood Nickerson

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Matchup Edited by Lee Child

Murder Games by James Patterson

The Bank Robber by Giles Tippette

Ol’ Slantface by John T Wayne

The Turbulent Trail by Mike Thompson

The First Mountain Man: Preacher’s Hellstorm by William Johnstone

Picketwire Vaquero by James Crownover

The Byrds of Shywater by Paul Joseph Lederer

You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson

Silver City by Jeff Guinn

Carly’s Revenge by David Osborne

Bread of Angels by Tessa Afshar

Buckshot by L J Martin

Medicine Creek by James Reasoner

Tom Dooley: American Tragedy by Bill Brooks

Brutal Night of the Mountain Man by William Johnstone

The Farmer’s Market Mishap by Wanda Brunstetter

The Bertie Project by Alexander McCall Smith

Secrets in Summer by Nancy Thayer

Dismember by Joyce Carol Oates



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Kristina Montuori   of   WSLS kindly provided our Smyth County Public Library Reading Forecast!  It is always fine weather for reading new books like these:



The Fourth Monkey by J D Barker

Unsub by Meg Gardiner

A Game of Ghost by John Connolly

The Child by Fiona Barton

Serenity Harbor by RaeAnne Thayne

Flashmob by Chris Farnsworth

No Middle Name: The Jack Reacher Short Stories by Lee Child

Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

The Necklace by Claire McMillan

Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica




The Boy Who Loved Too Much by Jennifer Latson

The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women by Elizabeth Norton


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