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New Titles List for the Week of June 10


Abi Andrews The word for woman is wilderness
Kristen Arnett Mostly dead things
Mona Awad Bunny
Sophie Mackintosh The water cure

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth Gilbert City of girls
John Okada No-no boy

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Barbara Barrow The Quelling
Mark Greaney Mission critical

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
W.M. Akers Westside
Kevin J. Anderson Spine of the dragon
Chen Qiufan Waste tide
Amy Weinland Daughters You cannot mess this up: a true story that never happened
Nicky Drayden Temper
Sarah Gailey Magic for liars
Guy Gavriel Kay A brightness long ago
Seanan McGuire Middlegame
Erika Swyler Light from other stars

Short Stories
Clemens Meyer Bricks & mortar Fic Meyer
Karen Russell Orange world: & other stories Fic Russell

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Seth Clyde Fans: a picture novel 741.5 S75c comics
Mira Jacob Good talk: a memoir in conversations 92 J150 comics
Ebony Flowers Hot comb 305.48 F669 comics

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Applied Sciences
Adam Savage Every tool's a hammer: life is what you make it 680.92 S921

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Michael Bracewell What is Gilbert & George? 709.22 G372

Biography & Genealogy
Charles Lane Freedom's detective: the Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan & the man who masterminded America's first war on terror 973.8 L2651

Business & Economics
Mishal Husain The skills: from first job to dream job -- what every woman needs to know 650.1 H95
David Kushner The players ball: a genius, a con man & the secret history of the Internet's rise 338.761 K972
Andrés Oppenheimer The robots are coming!: the future of jobs in the age of automation 331.137 O62
Lindsey Pollak The remix: how to lead & succeed in the multigenerational workplace 658.3 P760
Eric A. Posner Radical markets: uprooting capitalism & democracy for a just society 330.122 P855

Computer Science
Julian Guthrie Alpha girls: the women upstarts who took on Silicon Valley's male culture & made the deals of a lifetime 004.092 G984a
Charles J. Simon Will computers revolt?: preparing for the future of artificial intelligence 303.4834 S594
Clive Thompson Coders: the making of a new tribe & the remaking of the world 005.1092 T371

Food & Drink
Ellen King Heritage baking: recipes for rustic breads & pastries baked with artisanal flour from Hewn Bakery 641.815 K580
Theo A. Michaels Orexi!: feasting at the modern Greek table 641.5949 M582

Health & Medicine
David T. Courtwright The age of addiction: how bad habits became big business 616.8522 C866
Mark Menolascino Heart solution for women: a proven program to prevent & reverse heart disease 616.12 M527
David K. Randall Black Death at the Golden Gate: the race to save America from the bubonic plague 616.92 R188

Rick Atkinson The British are coming: the war for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 973.3 A878b
Tim Bouverie Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill & the road to war 940.5 B669
Peter Caddick-Adams Sand & steel: the D-Day invasion & the liberation of France 940.542 C121s
Jared Cohen Accidental presidents: eight men who changed America 973.09 C660
Michael Dobbs The unwanted: America, Auschwitz & a village caught in between 940.5318 D632u
Shelley Emling A forgotten hero: Folke Bernadotte, the Swedish humanitarian who rescued 30,000 people from the Nazis 940.5318 E53
Noura Erakat Justice for some: law & the question of Palestine 956.04 E11
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Stony the road: Reconstruction, white supremacy & the rise of Jim Crow 973.0496 G259s
William Geroux The ghost ships of Archangel: the Arctic voyage that defied the Nazis 940.545 G319
James W. Haas The San Francisco Civic Center: a history of the design, controversies & realization of a City Beautiful masterpiece 979.461 H112s
Graham Hancock America before: the key to Earth's lost civilization 970.01 H234
Heath Hardage Lee The league of wives: the untold story of the women who took on the U.S. Government to bring their husbands home 959.7 L510
Clay Risen The crowded hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders & the dawn of the American century 973.89 R595
Rosemary Sullivan Villa Air-Bel: World War II, escape & a house in Marseille 940.53 S95
Nancy W. Ellenberger Balfour's world: aristocracy & political culture at the fin de siècle 941.081 E542
James Holland Normandy '44: D-Day & the epic 77-day battle for France, a new history 940.542 H734n
Lauren Johnson The shadow king: the life & death of Henry VI 92 H5216j
Peter Lake Bad Queen Bess?: libels, secret histories & the politics of publicity in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I 942.055 L148
Bernard Porter British Imperial: What the Empire Wasn't 909.097 P833
Brenda Wineapple The impeachers: the of trial of Andrew Johnson & the dream of a just nation 973.81 W767

Home & Family Management
Kathleen Morton Vanlife diaries: finding freedom on the open road 643.29 M846

Languages & Linguistics
Peter Martin The dictionary wars: the American fight over the English language 423 M363

Jeff Kosseff The twenty-six words that created the Internet 343.73 K847
John Paul Stevens The making of a justice: reflections on my first 94 years 340.9 S844m

Literature & Writing
Antoine Compagnon A summer with Montaigne 844 M76s
Cathy Guisewite Fifty things that aren't my fault: essays from the grown-up years 818.602 G949
John Kerrigan Shakespeare's binding language 822.33 K468

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jamie Metzl Hacking Darwin: genetic engineering & the future of humanity 576.5 M596
Lewis Dartnell Origins: how Earth's history shaped human history 599.93 D226

Performing Arts & Music
Ani DiFranco No walls & the recurring dream: a memoir 780.92 D568
David Rowell Wherever the sound takes you: heroics & heartbreak in music making 781.1 R795
John Waters Mr. know-it-all: the tarnished wisdom of a filth elder 791.4 W329m
Nolan Gasser Why you like it: the science & culture of musical taste 781.1 G215

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Skye Alexander 10-minute magic spells: simple spells & self-care practices to harness your inner power 133.4 A261
David Epstein Range: why generalists triumph in a specialized world 153.9 E645
Rich Karlgaard Late bloomers: the power of patience in a world obsessed with early achievement 158.1 K185
Thich Nhat Hanh Peace is every step: the path of mindfulness in everyday life 294.3 N57p
Cassandra Snow Queering the tarot 133.324 S611
Kassia St. Clair The secret lives of color 155.91 S102
Lysa TerKeurst It's not supposed to be this way: finding unexpected strength when disappointments leave you shattered 248.8 T272
Francis Weller The wild edge of sorrow: rituals of renewal & the sacred work of grief 155.93 W458
Katie West (editor) Becoming dangerous: witchy femmes, queer conjurers & magical rebels 133.43 B389

Politics & Government
Eva Dillon Spies in the family: an American spymaster, his Russian crown jewel & the friendship that helped end the Cold War 327.12 D587
Dean Haycock Tyrannical minds: psychological profiling, narcissim & dictatorship 321.9 H323
Annie Jacobsen Surprise, kill, vanish: the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators & assassins 327.12 J175
Antonio J. Mendez The Moscow rules: the secret CIA tactics that helped America win the Cold War 327.12 M538m
Ece Temelkuran How to lose a country: the seven steps from democracy to dictatorship 320 T24

Social Sciences & Current Events
Virginia Eubanks Automating inequality: how high-tech tools profile, police & punish the poor 362.5 E17
Bruce Cannon Gibney The nonsense factory: the making & breaking of the American legal system 364.973 G356
Susan Gubar Late-life love: a memoir 305.26 G466L
Perry N. Halkitis Out in time: the public lives of gay men from Stonewall to the queer generation 306.76 H139
Belinda Luscombe Marriageology: the art & science of staying together 306.81 L975
Andrew G. McCabe The threat: how the FBI protects America in the age of terror & Trump 363.25 M459
Kerry McDonald Unschooled: raising curious, well-educated children outside the conventional classroom 371.042 M459
José Esteban Muñoz Cruising utopia: the then & there of queer futurity 306.76 M926
Tom Nichols The death of expertise: the campaign against established knowledge & why it matters 303.4833 N515
Sally A. Nuamah How girls achieve 371.82 N88
Jenny Odell How to do nothing: resisting the attention economy 303.4833 O22
Joseph M. Reagle Hacking life: systematized living & its discontents 303.48 R287
Hallie Rubenhold The five: the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper 364.152 R822
SAT prep 2020 378.16 S81
Mark Schapiro Seeds of resistance: the fight to save our food supply 363.8 S167
Jared Yates Sexton The man they wanted me to be: toxic masculinity & a crisis of our own making 305.31 S518
Mark W. Moffett The human swarm: how our societies arise, thrive & fall 301 M695
Monica L. Smith Cities: the first 6,000 years 307.76 S511

Sports & Games
Erling Kagge Walking: one step at a time 796.5 K119
Lara Prior-Palmer Rough magic: riding the world's loneliest horse race 798.4 P938

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel & Palestinian territories 915.694 E975
Eyewitness Scotland 914.11 E975
Pico Iyer Autumn light: season of fire & farewells 915.219 I97a
Barry Lopez Horizon 910 L881
Stephan Orth Behind Putin's curtain: friendships & misadventures inside Russia 914.7 O84

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Hena Khan Under my hijab Child Khan
Joseph Marshall In the footsteps of Crazy Horse Child Marshall

Julie Bertagna Wildheart: the daring adventures of John Muir Child 508.092 M953w

How to train your dragon. The hidden world DVD Children's

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Old joy
The favourite

Free solo DVD 796.52 F875
Unmistaken Child DVD 294.39 U5

Posted on Jun. 14, 2019 by Cherilyn Banson