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The Wadena City Library will be hosting Lorna Landvik, a Minnesota best-selling author, at the library at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. Tickets are free but seating is limited. Visit the library to get up to two tickets with your valid library card. Landvik is part of the Kitchi Reads/Kitchi Writes project through the Kitchigami Regional Library, and is funded by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment.

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"The Real Laura: Where Literature and History Meet," a program on Laura Ingalls Wilder presented by Alison Edgerton, is another presentation the library will be hosting through the Kitchigami Regional Library System and funded by the Legacy Amendment. This program will be at the Wadena Memorial Auditorium at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day on Nov. 9 and 18. The program is for adults and children.

Below are listed some of the new titles we have received this past month.

ADULT

Fiction

"An Echo in the Bone" - Diana Gaboldon. Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning "Outlander" saga. Now, in "An Echo in the Bone," the enormously anticipated seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall.

Jamie Fraser, former Jacobite and reluctant rebel, is already certain of three things about the American rebellion: The Americans will win, fighting on the side of victory is no guarantee of survival, and he'd rather die than have to face his illegitimate son - a young lieutenant in the British army-across the barrel of a gun. Claire Randall knows that the Americans will win, too, but not what the ultimate price may be. That price won't include Jamie's life or his happiness, though - not if she has anything to say about it. Meanwhile, in the relative safety of the twentieth century, Jamie and Claire's daughter, Brianna, and her husband, Roger MacKenzie, have resettled in a historic Scottish home where, across a chasm of two centuries, the unfolding drama of Brianna's parents' story comes to life through Claire's letters.

"Rough Country" - John Sandford. "It's a joy to announce that John Sandford is still doing everything right," wrote the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the second adventure of Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers. "Virgil acts like the best series protagonists-becoming someone we just enjoy spending time with." Virgil's always been known for having a somewhat active, uh, social life, but he's probably not going to be getting too many opportunities for that during his new case. While competing in a fishing tournament in a remote area of northern Minnesota, he gets a call from Lucas Davenport to investigate a murder at a nearby resort, where a woman has been shot while kayaking. The resort is for women only, a place to relax, get fit, recover from plastic surgery, commune with nature, and while it didn't start out to be a place mostly for those with Sapphic inclinations, that's pretty much what it is today. Which makes things all the more complicated for Virgil, because as he begins investigating, he finds a web of connections between the people at the resort, the victim, and some local women, notably a talented country singer. The more he digs, the more he discovers.

Non-Fiction

"American Rebel, the Life of Clint Eastwood"

"Barack & Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage" - Christopher Anderson

"Breakthrough - 8 Steps to Wellness" - Suzanne Somers

"The 21 Day Consciousness Cleanse" - Debbie Ford

"The Meaning of Matthew" - Judy Shepard

"True Compass" - Edward Kennedy

Large Print Fiction

"Hot Pursuit" - Suzanne Brockman

"Hothouse Orchid" - Stuart Woods

"Line of Duty" - T. Blackstock

"Lost Art of Gratitude" - Alexander McCall Smith

"The Missing" - Bev Lewis

"Plum Pudding Murder" - JoAnne Fluk

"Spartan Gold" - Clive Cussler

"Sweet Delights" - T. Blackstock

"The White Queen" - Philippa Gregory

JUNIOR AND YOUTH

Junior Fiction

"Boxcar Children Superstar Watch" - Gertrude Chandler Warner

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days" - Jeff Kinney

"The Graveyard Book" - Neil Gaiman

"Jingle Bells Batman Smells" - Barbara Park

"Magic Kitten, A Circus Wish" - Sue Bentley

"Nancy Drew, Model Suspect" - Carolyn Keene

"The Werewolf of Fever Swamp Goosebumps" - R. L. Stine

"Yu Gi Oh!" - Graphic Novel

Junior Non Fiction

"The Random Book of Bible Stories" - Mary Osborn

EASY READERS

"The Princess and the Frog - Kiss the Frog" - Melissa Lagonegro

"Shampoodle" - Joan Holub

EASY

"Annie and Snowball and the Shining Star" - Cythia Rylant

"By the Light of the Harvest Moon" - Harriet Ziefert

"Come to the Fairies Ball" - Jane Yolen

"How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You" - Jane Yolen

"I Can Save the Earth" - Inches

BOARD BOOKS

"Firefighters-Speeding, Spraying, Saving"

"My Big Rig" - J. London

"Spots Snowy Day" - Eric Hill

"The Best Birthday Party" - Romanelli

DVDs

We have many new DVD's and a few are listed below.

"Dinosaurs Alive - IMAX"

"Mister Ed" - Complete 1st Season

"Scooby Doo and the Mystery Begins"

"The National Partks - America' Best Idea"

"Pendragon - Soldiers of Halla MP3"

Hours

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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