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New Titles List for the Week of August 1


Natalie Baszile Queen Sugar
Joanna Cannon Three things about Elsie
Edwidge Danticat Untwine
Raphaëlle Giordano Your second life begins when you realize you only have one
Malcolm Hansen They come in all colors
Colleen Hoover All your perfects
Amitava Kumar Immigrant, Montana
Carola Lovering Tell me lies
Hanan al-Shaykh The occasional virgin
Lauren Weisberger When life gives you Lululemons

Historical Fiction
C.W. Gortner The Romanov empress

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Melanie Finn The underneath
Emma Healey Whistle in the dark
Elizabeth Klehfoth All these beautiful strangers
Alice LaPlante Half Moon Bay
Lori Roy The disappearing
Jennifer Wolfe Watch the girls

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Ambelin Kwaymullina The disappearance of Ember Crow
Ambelin Kwaymullina The interrogation of Ashala Wolf

Short Stories
Alexia Arthurs How to love a Jamaican
Sara Gallardo Land of smoke
Alison Moore The pre-war house
Simon Rich Hits & misses

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Steve Ditko Strange suspense: the Steve Ditko archives. Vol. 1 741.5 D615s comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Simon Bradley Churches: an architectural guide 720 B728
Melissa E. Buron Truth & beauty: the Pre-Raphaelites & the old masters 709.034 T777
Loris Dilena Venezia: il legno 720.9453 D571
Paul Goldberger Why architecture matters 720.1 G618
Zoë Lescaze Paleoart: visions of the prehistoric past 701 L563
Paul Lewis Manual of section 724.6 L585
Joan Marter (editor) Women of abstract expressionism 759.1308 W842
Richard A. Rogers Petroglyphs, pictographs & projections: Native American rock art in the contemporary cultural landscape 709.01 R631

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Stephen R. Barnard Citizens at the gates: Twitter, networked publics & the transformation of American journalism 071.3 B253
Claire Cock-Starkey A library miscellany 028.9 C644

Business & Economics
Josh Noel Barrel-aged stout & selling out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch & how craft beer became big business 338.766 N682
Brian Portnoy The geometry of wealth: how to shape a life of money & meaning 332.024 P853g
Hemant Taneja Unscaled: how AI & a new generation of upstarts are creating the economy of the future 338.064 T155

Computer Science
David M. Ewalt Defying reality: the inside story of the virtual reality revolution 006.8 E942
Foster Provost Data science for business: [what you need to know about data mining & data-analytic thinking] 006.312 P949

Food & Drink
Richard Hosking A dictionary of Japanese food: ingredients & culture 641.5952 H826

Health & Medicine
Jackson MacKenzie Psychopath free: recovering from emotionally abusive relationships with narcissists, sociopaths & other toxic people 362.82 M199
Randi Hutter Epstein Aroused: the history of hormones & how they control just about everything 612.405 E851

Paul Thomas Chamberlin The Cold War's killing fields: rethinking the long peace 909.825 C443
Julio Crespo MacLennan Europa: how Europe shaped the modern world 940 C921
Kate Santon Archaeology: unearthing the mysteries of the past 930.1 S596
Steven Ujifusa Barons of the sea: & their race to build the world's fastest clipper ship 623.822 U33
Benjamin Woolley The king's assassin: the secret plot to murder King James I 941.061 W913
Marilyn Livingstone The Black Prince & the capture of a king, Poitiers 1356 944.02 L763

Home & Family Management
Alexandra Lange The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids 711.558 L260

Languages & Linguistics
Sonia Taneja Basic Hindi 491.43 T155

Helen Sedwick Self-publisher's legal handbook: updated guide to protecting your rights & wallet 343.0998 S29
Martin Skladany Big copyright versus the people: how major content providers are destroying creativity & how to stop them 346.048 S628
Lee Wilson The trademark guide: how you can protect & profit from trademarks 346.048 W746

Literature & Writing
William E. Blundell The art & craft of feature writing: based on the Wall Street Journal guide 808.02 B658
Joanna Penn Successful self-publishing: how to self-publish & market your book 070.5 P412

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Kimberly Arcand Magnitude: picturing the scale of the universe 523.1 A21
Horatio Clare Orison for a curlew 598.33 C541
Richard Dawkins Science in the soul: selected writings of a passionate rationalist 500 D271s
Ben Goldfarb Eager: the surprising, secret life of beavers & why they matter 333.95 G618
Nicky Jenner 4th rock from the Sun: the story of Mars 523.43 J541
Richard O. Prum The evolution of beauty: how Darwin's forgotten theory of mate choice shapes the animal world-- & us 591.56 P971
Carl Zimmer She has her mother's laugh: the powers, perversions & potential of heredity 576.5 Z72s

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Brendon Burchard High performance habits: how extraordinary people become that way 158 B892
Daniel Coyle The little book of talent: 52 tips for improving skills 153.9 C839
Yosef Garfinkel In the footsteps of King David: revelations from an ancient biblical city 220.93 G18d
Heidi Grant Halvorson Reinforcements: how to get people to help you 153.8 G767
John Neafsey A sacred voice is calling: personal vocation & social conscience 248.4 N249
Brian Stanley Christianity in the twentieth century: a world history 270.82 S251

Politics & Government
Michiko Kakutani The death of truth: notes on falsehood in the age of Trump 306.2 K139
Joshua Keating Invisible countries: journeys to the edge of nationhood 320.15 K221

Social Sciences & Current Events
Evelyn Dahlke Butterfly Song: a battered woman's journey back into life 362.82 D138
Jeffrey Melnick Creepy crawling: Charles Manson & the many lives of America's most infamous family 364.152 M289
Michael Scott Moore The desert & the sea: 977 days captive on the Somali pirate coast 364.154 M781
Joshua Cooper Ramo The seventh sense: power, fortune & survival in the age of networks 303.4833 R175s

Travel & Geography
William Atkins The immeasurable world: journeys in desert places 910.9 A52
Lonely Planet Moscow 914.73 L847 2018
Lonely Planet Rome 914.56 L847 2018
Lonely Planet St Petersburg 914.721 L847 2018
The rough guide to London 914.21 R856 2018
The rough guide to New York City 917.471 R856 2018
The rough guide to Paris 914.436 R856 2018
Sarah Tuttle-Singer Jerusalem drawn & quartered: one woman's year in the heart of the Christian, Muslim, Armenian & Jewish quarters of old Jerusalem 956.94 T967

Posted on Aug. 2, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson