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New Titles List for the Week of January 6

BOOKS

FICTION
Saskia Sarginson The wonderful
Christina Baker Kline A piece of the world

Historical Fiction
Stef Penney Under a pole star
Fay Weldon Before the war

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Paul Eismeman Six days in June
Michael Pronko The moving blade
Jan Stafford The Alcatraz birder murders
Ben Pastor Lumen
Ben Pastor The road to Ithaca

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NONFICTION

Chess
Jerzy Konikowski Sabotaging the Sicilian, French & Caro-Kann with 2.b3 794.122 K821
Cyrus Lakdawala Opening repertoire: the French defence 794.1225 C00 L192
Cyrus Lakdawala The modern defence: move by move 794.1225 B06 L192
Cyrus Lakdawala The Petroff, move by move 794.1225 C42 L192
Cyrus Lakdawala The Trompowsky attack: move by move 794.1225 A45 L192
David Smerdon Smerdon's Scandinavian 794.1225 B01 S638
James Vigus The Pirc 794.1225 B07 V694

Computer Science
Yesenia Perez-Cruz Expressive design systems 006.7 P415

Health & Medicine
Julie L. Hall The narcissist in your life: recognizing the patterns & learning to break free 616.8585 H140
The Wig Diaries/ Mary Ladd 616.994 L121

History
Kenyatta D. Berry The family tree toolkit: a comprehensive guide to uncovering your ancestry & researching genealogy 929.1 B459
Walter Rodney How Europe underdeveloped Africa 960 R618
Gene Weingarten One day: the extraordinary story of an ordinary 24 hours in America 973 W423

Law
The impeachment report: the House Intelligence Committee's report on its investigation into Donald Trump & Ukraine 342.73 I73

Literature & Writing
Gregory V. Diehl The influential author: how & why to write, publish & sell nonfiction books that matter 808.066 D563
Diaries of court ladies of old Japan 895.6 D542
Daisy Dunn The shadow of Vesuvius: a life of Pliny 876 P72d

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Fred Watson Exploding stars & invisible planets: the science of what's out there 520 W331

Performing Arts & Music
Sheila Weller Carrie Fisher: a life on the edge 792.092 F533w
Dan Callahan Vanessa: the life of Vanessa Redgrave 792.092 R3165c

Politics & Government
Frank Dikötter How to be a dictator: the cult of personality in the twentieth century 321.9 D575
Lawrence Lessig They don't represent us: reclaiming our democracy 320.973 L639
Caitlin Moscatello See Jane win: the inspiring story of the women changing American politics 320.082 M85

Social Sciences & Current Events
Richard Siegel Getting good at getting older 305.26 S154
Sarah Wise The Italian boy: a tale of murder & body snatching in 1830s London 364.152 W813

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Caribbean 917.29 E97
Lonely Planet Bali, Lombok & Nusa Tenggara 915.986 L847
Lonely Planet Iceland 914.91 L847

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CHILDREN'S COLLECTION

BOOKS
Fiction
E.A. Wyke-Smith The marvellous land of Snergs Child Wyke-Smith
L. Frank Baum Queen Zixi of Ix; or, The story of the magic cloak Child Baum
L. Frank Baum The sea fairies Child Baum
L. Frank Baum The surprising adventures of the magical monarch of Mo & his people Child Baum

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EAUDIOBOOKS
Troy Amdahl Oola for Christians find balance in an unbalanced world--find balance & grow in the 7 key areas of life to live the life of your dreams
Mary Balogh Someone to honor
T.J. Berry Five unicorn flush
Martin Clark The substitution order
P. Djeli Clark The haunting of tram car 015
Ted Floyd How to know the birds the art & adventure of birding
Sean Grigsby Ash kickers
Reese Hogan Shrouded loyalties
Peter Lovesey Killing with confetti
Alexander McCall Smith The second-worst restaurant in France
Jack McDevitt Octavia gone
Spencer Quinn Heart of barkness
Lewis Shiner Outside the gates of Eden
Tim Staples Break through the noise the nine rules to capture global attention
Michael J. Sullivan Age of legend
Harry Turtledove Alpha & omega
Carter Wilson The dead girl in 2A

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EBOOKS
Mitch Albom Finding Chika: a little girl, an earthquake & the making of a family
Larry Brooks Great stories don't write themselves: criteria-driven strategies for more effective fiction
Jen Oleniczak Brown Think on your feet: tips & tricks to improve your impromptu communication skills on the job
Aaron Glantz Homewreckers: how a gang of Wall Street kingpins, hedge fund magnates, crooked banks & vulture capitalists suckered millions out of their homes & demolished the American dream
Ellen Karsh The only grant-writing book you'll ever need
Brian Kilmeade Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History
Erika Lee America for Americans: a history of xenophobia in the United States
Andrew Marantz Antisocial: online extremists, techno-utopians & the hijacking of the American conversation
Adam Minter Secondhand: travels in the new global garage sale
Vladimir Nabokov Think, write, speak: uncollected essays, reviews & letters to the editor
Gareth Russell The ship of dreams: the sinking of the Titanic & the end of the Edwardian era
The letters of Cole Porter
Gregory Zuckerman The man who solved the market: how Jim Simons launched the quaint revolution

Posted on Jan. 9, 2020 by Cherilyn Banson