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National Donut Day

Celebrate National Donut Day by relaxing with a cup of coffee, a pastry, and a volume of Jessica Beck's delightful Donut Shop Mysteries.  Each book features a donut recipe so you sample one of your own creations.

If you enjoy the TV show The Mentalist then you may like....

When animal psychic Pru Marlowe is called in to retrain an African gray parrot after its owner's death, she discovers that the parrot witnessed its owner's murder, and Pru begins to investigate.
With her uncanny ability to sense murderers and their victims, Violet again finds herself pulled into a deadly hunt for a vicious madman with an army of devoted followers.
 
Goth girl Thorn and her family move to Nevada where Thorn meets a mysterious masked young man and follows psychic vibrations from a locket to a shocking, long-buried secret.
Trying to decide between her old boyfriend, who betrayed her but wants her back, and the new boy with whom there are definite sparks, Cape Cod high school junior and psychic Clare is puzzled by a secret admirer even as she tries to solve the mystery of a classmate who has suddenly disappeared.
Harry was murdered at ten-- and brought back to life by two Tampa cops. Twenty years later, he uses his ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims to put killers behind bars.
 
Psychic Lassair finds the body of a young woman, and becomes involved in the search for the killer. Suspicion points to the brother of the woman who is about to become Lassair's sister-in-law!
 
After realizing that she shares her grandmother's psychic abilities, Calla decides to stay with her in Lily Dale, the spiritualist community where her mother grew up, even though her visions seem to be leading her toward danger.
When fifteen-year-old Claire Voyante's grandmother gives her a cameo for her birthday, she starts having dreams that seem to be telling her something that has to do with her new, wealthy friend being in danger.
 
Psychic Olivia Bechet witnesses a murder in her sleep. When she witnesses the second murder, she reports it to the police, but jaded detective Rick Bentz doesn't believe her. Her next dream shows her the face of the serial killer's next victim, who is closer than she ever imagined.

High school senior Karen, who worries that her psychic powers will make her seem different from other people, is frightened at first when a young policeman asks her to use her gift to help the police locate missing children.

-MA

 

Much Ado About Nothing

Opening June 7, Much Ado About Nothing is Joss Whedon’s modern adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. The tale follows two pairs of lovers, one who won’t admit they are in love and the other so in love that it’s all they talk about, through a series of misunderstandings that alternately break them apart and bring them together.

For more Shakespeare-inspired works, try these movies and books available at GPLD:

Conspiracy thrillers

Dan Brown's latest Robert Langdon thriller just came out last week.  Place your hold now and read another conspiracy thriller while you wait your turn

Inferno : a novel / Dan Brown

Inferno : a novel / Dan Brown

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces--Dante's "Inferno"--as he battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle.

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