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New Titles List for the Week of February 5


Xhenet Aliu Brass
Jacob M. Appel Millard Salter's last day
Leslie Cohen This love story will self-destruct
Leif Enger So brave, young & handsome
Emma Glass Peach
Kent Haruf The tie that binds
Dara Horn Eternal life
Thomas Pierce The afterlives
Mary Shelley Frankenstein: the 1818 text

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Carol Goodman The widow's house
Lauren Doyle Owens The other side of everything
Randall Silvis Walking the bones
Adi Tantimedh Her beautiful monster
Sarah Vaughan Anatomy of a scandal
Jessica Fellowes The Mitford murders

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Mimi Pond The customer is always wrong 741.5 P796c comics

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ben Long Complete digital photography 775 L848
Robert Storr: interviews on art 709.22 S886
Molly Suber Thorpe Modern calligraphy: everything you need to know to get started in script calligraphy 745.61 T518
Ian Jenkins The Parthenon sculptures 733.3 J521

Biography & Genealogy
Helena Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim: an illuminated man 92 J627
William C. Rempel The gambler: how penniless dropout Kirk Kerkorian became the greatest deal maker in capitalist history 92 K396

Business & Economics
Gretchen Bakke The grid: the fraying wires between Americans & our energy future 333.79 B168
John C. Bogle The little book of common sense investing: the only way to guarantee your fair share of stock market returns 332.6327 B675c

Food & Drink
Bonnie Frumkin Morales Kachka: a return to Russian cooking 641.5947 M828

Health & Medicine
Jennifer Koslo Lower your blood pressure: a 21 day DASH diet meal plan to decrease blood pressure naturally 616.13 K864
Lynne Robinson The pilates prescription for back pain: a comprehensive program for developing & maintaining a healthy back 617.5 R658
Nicolas Culpeper Culpeper's complete herbal & English physician 615.321 C968
Colin Spencer The gay Kama Sutra 613.96 S745
Selene Yeager The men's health big book of 15 minute workouts 613.7 Y37

David Cay Johnston It's even worse than you think: what the Trump administration is doing to America 973.933 J721
Karl Shaw Oddballs & eccentrics 920.02 S534
Leonard Dominic Stefanelli Garbage: the saga of a boss scavenger in San Francisco 979.461 S816
Rosemary Ashton One hot summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli & the great stink of 1858 942.1 A828
J.M. Roberts The new History of the world 909 R64

Home & Family Management
Donald Olson The California garden tour: the 50 best gardens to visit in the Golden State 635.0979 O524

Languages & Linguistics
Bradley's Arnold Latin prose composition 478.2 A752
Zeljko Cipris Making sense of Japanese grammar: a clear guide through common problems 495.6 C577
Robert Hasenfratz Reading Old English 429.5 H348
Tim R. Matheson Japanese verbs: saying what you mean 495.6 M427
Stephen Matthews Cantonese: a comprehensive grammar 495.1 M438
William McClure Using Japanese: a guide to contemporary usage 495.6 M128
R.I. Page An introduction to English runes 417.7 P132
Yip Po-ching Basic Chinese: a grammar & workbook 495.1 Y519
Masatoshi Yoshida Kodansha's furigana Japanese dictionary: Japanese-English, English-Japanese 495.63 K769
Yip Po-ching Intermediate Chinese: a grammar & workbook 495.1 Y519i

Literature & Writing
Maud Casey The art of mystery: the search for questions 809.3 C338
J.M. Coetzee Late essays, 2006-2017 809 C673L
David Corbett The art of character: creating memorable characters for fiction, film & tv 808.3 C789
Devin Kelly In this quiet church of night I say amen 811.6 K295
Barbara McVeigh Redemption: how Ronald Reagan nearly ruined my life 818 M176

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Alex Bellos Here's looking at Euclid: from counting ants to games of chance, an awe-inspiring journey through the world of numbers 513 B447
David R. Montgomery Growing a revolution: bringing our soil back to life 577.57 M787
Harold Mooney (editor) Ecosystems of California 577.09 M818
Obi Kaufmann The California field atlas 557.94 K214

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jeff Bach Voices of the turtledoves: the sacred world of Ephrata 286 B118
Mary K. Greer Understanding the tarot court 133.324 G816
Nick Ortner The tapping solution: a revolutionary system for stress-free living 155.9 O779
Katherine Ozment Grace without God: the search for meaning, purpose & belonging in secular age 200.973 O997
Courtney Weber Tarot for one: the art of reading for yourself 133.324 W373
Eckhart Tolle Practicing the power of now: essential teachings, meditations & exercises from the power of now 204.4 T651

Politics & Government
Christopher H. Achen Democracy for realists: why elections do not produce responsive government 320.973 A177

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kevin Allocca Videocracy: how YouTube is changing the world... with double rainbows, singing foxes & other trends we can't stop watching 303.4833 A441
Elizabeth Anderson Private government: how employers rule our lives (and why we don't talk about it) 306.36 A545
Medea Benjamin Drone warfare: killing by remote control 355.009 B468
Richard Bookstaber The end of theory: financial crises, the failure of economics & the sweep of human interaction 338.54 B724
Dave Eggers The monk of Mokha 338.766 E295
Anna Feigenbaum Tear gas: from the battlefields of World War I to the streets of today 363.32 F297
Roger H. Martin Racing Odysseus: a college president becomes a freshman again 378.1 M379
Ijeoma Oluo So you want to talk about race 305.8 O529
Adam Segal The hacked world order: how nations fight, trade, maneuver & manipulate in the digital age 327.1 S454
Krista Halverson (editor) Shakespeare & Company, Paris: a history of the rag & bone shop of the heart 381.45 H197
David Pilgrim Watermelons, nooses & straight razors: stories from the Jim Crow Museum 305.896 P638

Sports & Games
Peter Shotwell Beginning go 794.4 S559

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel, Petra & Sinai 915.694 E97
Eyewitness South Africa 916.8 E97
Anthony Lambert Switzerland: a guide to exploring the country by public transport 914.94 B81
Moon Utah 917.92 M818
National Geographic Japan 915.2 N277
Bradt Azores 914.699 B81
Rick Steves' Vienna Salzburg & Tirol 914.36 S848
Time Out London 914.21 T583
Time Out New York 917.471 T583

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R.J. Palacio Wonder Child Palacio
Christine Tagg Who will you meet on Scary Street? Child Tagg

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Julie Barlow The Bonjour effect: the secret codes of French conversation revealed
Dale E. Bredesen The end of Alzheimer's: the first program to prevent & reverse cognitive decline
Tina Brown The Vanity fair diaries: 1983-1992
Mark L. Chambers Macs for seniors for dummies
Anthony Davenport Your score: an insider's secrets to understanding, controlling & protecting your credit score
Stephen Greenblatt The rise & fall of Adam & Eve
Max Lucado Anxious for nothing: finding calm in a chaotic world
Margareta Magnusson The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning: how to free yourself & your family from a lifetime of clutter
Dawna Markova Reconcilable differences: connecting in a disconnected world
Jonathan Peterson Social security for dummies
Lynn Stout The shareholder value myth: how putting shareholders first harms investors, corporations & the public
J. Randy Taraborrelli Jackie, Janet & Lee: the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss & her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis & Lee Radziwill
Peter Temin The vanishing middle class: prejudice & power in a dual economy
The Best American Magazine Writing 2016
The cities book: a journey through the best cities in the world
The O. Henry prize stories 2017
Greta Van Susteren Everything you need to know about social media: (without calling a kid)
Meik Wiking The little book of lykke: secrets of the world's happiest people

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Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
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Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
The island of Dr. Moreau

Posted on Feb. 1, 2018 by Cherilyn Banson