“We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”

— Philip Pullman

Pam’s Pick this week is: “One of Our Own” by Jane Haddam. This is the final Gregor Demarkian novel. Former FBI agent Demarkian is working a surprising murder and an attempted murder, which threaten the safety of his Philadelphia neighborhood.

New Fiction: “Layla” by Colleen Hoover, and “NYPD Red 6” by James Patterson.

New Large Print: “Stages of the Heart” by Jo Goodman.

New Christian Fiction: “Burden of Proof” by Davis Bunn, and “The Kissing Tree: Four Novellas Rooted in Timeless Love.”

New Mysteries: “Hot to Trot” by M. C. Beaton and “Claws for Alarm” by Karen MacInerney, this is the eighth book in the Gray Whale Inn series.

New Biography: “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey.

New Non-fiction: “Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America” by Michael Eric Dyson, “Modern Warriors: Real Stories from Real Heroes” by Pete Hegseth, “Southern Living 2020 Annual Recipes,” “Basketry Basics: Create 18 Beautiful Baskets as You Learn the Craft” by B.J. Crawford, and “Bag Man” by Rachel Maddow.

New Audio Books: “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult and “Shakeup” by Stuart Woods.

New DVDs: “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” and “Cats & Dogs 3: Paws United!”

New TV Season: “Krypton” season 1.

The Library will be closed Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Don’t forget Ms. Katie is still doing Story Time Live on Facebook every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Happy New Year’s reading.

Reach Pam Metts, John L. Street Library director, at 244 Main St., Cadiz, or call 270-522-6301.

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