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FOR THE ONE WHO HAS ALWAYS READ AND NEVER LISTENED

So you've never listened to an audiobook before?  Now is the time.  I first broke down and listened to my initial audiobook when I was making a series of long car rides and needed something to break up the monotony.  It took just one, and now I find myself listening every time I am in the car, cleaning, or cooking.  It makes time go by so much faster during a mundane task.  Everyone who has listened to an audiobook in the car has found themselves at their destination and still sitting listening because they are at "a good part".  This month I would like to suggest to you a few audiobooks that I would recommend for the uninitiated.

Life of Pi  by Yann Martel
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky
Sellevision by Augusten Burroughs
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

These titles are available on CD, Playaway and as digital audiobooks.

New DVD REALEASES 3/15/11

We have 3 new releases

The Fighter/ Mark Wallberg

Hearafter/ Matt Damon

The Switch/ Jennifer Aniston

New Romance Fiction for March 2011

In paperback:

Undertow by Cherry Adair (1, Cutter Cay) C, M
Here to Stay by Catherine Anderson (3, Harrigan Family) C
An Invitation to Sin by Jo Beverley, Sally Mackenzie, Kaitlin O'Riley, & Vanessa Kelly H (Pbk-Romance Invitation)
Fierce Eden by Jennifer Blake H, W
The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton (1, Play by Play) C
Harvest Moon by Robyn Carr (13, Virgin River) C
Dragon Warrior by Janet Chapman (2, Midnight Bay) H, A, F
The Werewolf Upstairs by Ashlyn Chase (2, Strange Neighbors) C, S
The Seduction of His Wife by Tiffany Clare (2, Surrender of a Lady) H

New Speculative Fiction for March 2011

New to our shelves:

The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie (Best Served Cold) F
Demonstorm by James Barclay (3, Legends of the Raven) F
The Sea Thy Mistress by Elizabeth Bear (2, The Edda of Burdens) SF, F
Halo: Cryptum by Greg Bear (1, Halo: The Forerunner Saga) SF
The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg (2, Collegia Magica) F, M
Twilight's Dawn by Anne Bishop (9, Black Jewels) F, R
Can You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? by Max Brallier, with Christopher Mitten, illus. H
Blackveil by Kristen Britain (4, Green Rider) F
Farlander by Col Buchanan (1, The Heart of the World) F

Program Change

On March 20, there is a program planned to honor Women's History Month. The program is being coordinated by the library, Historical Society of Rockland County and film makerand author, Lynn Manzione. Because of the passing of Dr. Martha MacGuffie, the program will be a tribute to this remarkable woman who overcame adversity and made important contributions here and in Africa. Another program will be planned at a later date to focus on the other presenters who were to be speaking at the event.

What's Cooking?: Braising

 

Braising is a cooking technique that can transform a mundane piece of meat into a dish that will satisfy the most discriminating palate.  It is similar to stewing in that it uses relatively low temperatures while simmering.  However, braising uses less liquid resulting in a rich concentrated sauce.  It also uses large pieces of meat.  More important, the meat is first seared.  This essential step ensures the meat will retain its juices, keeping it succulent and moist.

New DVD Releases for March 8th

We have four new releases for Tuesday, March 8th.  They are:

Inside Job (Best Documentary 2011)

Jackass 3

Next Three Days, The (Russell Crowe)

Morning Glory (Rachel McAdams)

Coming in July

Fiction:

Butler, Robert Olen. A Small Hotel.

Cabot, Meg. Overbite.

Coulter, Catherine. Split Second: An FBI Thriller.

Delinsky, Barbara. Escape.

Edgerton, Clyde. The Night Train.

Gardiner, Meg. The Nightmare Thief.

Gerritsen, Tess. The Silent Girl.

Harbison, Beth. Always Something There To Remind Me.

Coming in June

Fiction:

Baldacci, David. One Summer.

Birch, Carol. Jamrach’s Menagerie.

Brashares, Ann. Sisterhood Everlasting.
 

The sixth book in the Sisterhood of the traveling pants series.

Cussler, Clive with Grant Blackwood. The Kingdom: A Fargo Adventure.

The husband-and-wife treasure hunting team is back. Sam and Remi Fargo are now hunting for a missing investigator and the person he was hired to find.

Coming in May

Fiction:

Bauer, Belinda. Darkside.

Matthew Scudder is forced to face his demons when he’s investing the murder of a childhood friend.

Block, Lawrence. A Drop of the Hard Stuff.

Brooks, Geraldine. Caleb’s Crossing.

Bethia Mayfield desires a formal education, but her gender holds her back in her Puritan community. She befriends a Wampanoag boy, who is soon getting the education that Bethia desires.
 

Collins, Jackie. Goddess of Vengeance.

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