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Claire Cook Time flies
Charles Jackson The lost weekend
Kevin Kwan Crazy rich Asians

Historical Fiction
Eugen Ruge In times of fading light: the story of a family

Multi-Gen Literature
Michelle Cooper A brief history of Montmaray
Carlos Ruiz Zafón The watcher in the shadows

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Alafair Burke If you were here: a novel of suspense
Linda Castillo Her last breath
Anne Holt Death of the demon: a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel
Qiu Xiaolong Enigma of China
Sandra J. Robson False as the day is long: a Keegan Shaw mystery

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Daniel H. Angres Miswired
Neil Gaiman The ocean at the end of the lane
Terry Pratchett A blink of the screen: collected shorter fiction
S.M. Wheeler Sea change

Short Stories
Joan Silber Fools

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Rutu Modan The property 741.5 M689

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Applied Sciences
Sue Halpern A dog walks into a nursing home: lessons in the good life from an unlikely teacher 636.7 H195
Donald MacDonald & Ira Nadel The Bay Bridge: history & design of a new icon 624.2 M135b
William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, Helga Olkowski The gardener's guide to common-sense pest control 632.9 O49g

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Paul Kwilecki One place: Paul Kwilecki & four decades of photographs from Decatur County, Georgia 975.8993 K986
Barry Moser One hundred portraits 769.92 M899

Biography & Genealogy
Dieter Hagenbach & Lucius Werthmuller Mystic chemist: the life of Albert Hofman & his discovery of LSD 92 H713h
Ken Ilgunas Walden on wheels: on the open road from debt to freedom 643.29 I279
Jackie Davis Martin Surviving Susan: a mother deals with the death of her daughter & reflects on their relationship 306.874 M379
Russell Means Where white men fear to tread: the autobiography of Russell Means 92 M483
Brad Ricca Super boys: the amazing adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman 741.592 S571r
Reiner Stach Kafka, the years of insight 92 K111sy
Joyce Tyldesley Chronicle of the queens of Egypt: from early dynastic times to the death of Cleopatra 920 T981

Business & Economics
Barbara Annis & John Gray Work with me: the 8 blind spots between men & women in business 306.36 A615
The best business writing 658 B56
Phil DeMuth The affluent investor: financial advice to grow & protect your wealth 332.6 D389
Ken Fisher, Lara Hoffmans The little book of market myths: how to profit by avoiding the investing mistakes everyone else makes 332.6 F534L
Glenn Hubbard & Tim Kane Balance: the economics of great powers from ancient Rome to modern America 330.9 H876
Jack D. Schwager Market sense & nonsense: how the markets really work (and how they don't) 332.6 S398m
Steven Snyder Leadership & the art of struggle: how great leaders grow through challenge & adversity 658.4 S675
Michael D. Watkins The first 90 days: proven strategies for getting up to speed faster & smarter 658.4 W335

Jacob Aagaard Calculation 794.1 A112cg
Christian Bauer Play the Scandinavian 794.122 B344b
Artur Yusupov Chess evolution. 3, Mastery 794.1 Y95c v.3
Alexander Kotov Chess tactics 794.1 K87c
Karsten Müller & Raymund Stolze The magic tactics of Mikhail Tal: learn from the legend 794.1 T13m
Judit Polgar How I beat Fischer's record 794.15 P76h
Evgeny Sveshnikov The Grand Prix Attack: fighting the Sicilian with an early f4 794.122 S968g

Computer Science
Jason Benlevi Too much magic: pulling the plug on the cult of tech: secrets they won't tell you about your digital life 303.4833 B468
Luke Dormehl The Apple revolution: Steve Jobs, the counter culture & how the crazy ones took over the world 303.483 D712
Randal L. Schwartz, brian d foy & Tom Phoenix Learning Perl 005.133 P359s
Nathan Yau Data points: visualization that means something 001.422 Y35

Food & Drink
Fuchsia Dunlop Every grain of rice: simple Chinese home cooking 641.5951 D922e
Cathy Thomas 50 best plants on the planet: the most nutrient-dense fruits & vegetables, in 150 recipes 641.3 T454

Health & Medicine
Hugh Aldersey-Williams Anatomies: a cultural history of the human body 612 A362
Rosemary Gibson & Janardan Prasad Singh Medicare meltdown: how Wall Street & Washington are ruining Medicare & how to fix it 362.1 G448m
Chris Idzikowski Sound asleep: the expert guide to sleeping well 613.794 I21
Robert Martin How we do it: the evolution & future of human reproduction 612.6 M379
Linda Rhodes The essential guide to caring for aging parents 612.67 R476

Richard Davenport-Hines An English affair: sex, class & power in the age of Profumo 941.085 D247
Antonia Fraser Perilous question: reform or revolution?: Britain on the brink, 1832 942.07 F84
Peter Hart The great war: a combat history of the First World War 940.4 H325
Liu Yang China's Terracotta Warriors: the first emperor's legacy 931 L783
Jonathan Lyons The Society for Useful Knowledge: how Benjamin Franklin & friends brought the Enlightenment to America 973.3 L991
Marc Morris The Norman conquest: the Battle of Hastings & the fall of Anglo-Saxon England 942.02 M877
Matthew Seligmann, John Davison, John McDonald Daily life in Hitler's Germany 943.086 S465

Languages & Linguistics
David Crystal Spell it out: the curious, enthralling & extraordinary story of English spelling 421.52 C95
Daniel Stolzenberg Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher & the secrets of antiquity 493.1 S876
Bill Walsh Yes, I could care less: how to be a language snob without being a jerk 428.2 W223
Ruth R. Wisse No joke: making Jewish humor 809.7 W816

Fred S. Steingold The employer's legal handbook: manage your employees & workplace effectively 344.73 S822

Literature & Writing
Ruby Blondell Helen of Troy: beauty, myth, devastation 880.9 B654
Robert Boswell The half-known world: on writing fiction 808.3 B747
Sexton Burke The writer's lab: a place to experiment with fiction 808.3 B959
Lisa Cron Wired for story: the writer's guide to using brain science to hook readers from the very first sentence 808 C947

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jack Challoner The elements: the new guide to the building blocks of our universe 546 C437
Curtis White The science delusion: asking the big questions in a culture of easy answers 500 W582

Performing Arts & Music
Debbie Reynolds & Dorian Hannaway Unsinkable: a memoir 792.092 R46u
Michael Streissguth Outlaw: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & the renegades of Nashville 781.642 S915
Nina Blackwood VJ: the unplugged adventures of MTV's first wave 791.45 V864

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Shozan Jack Haubner Zen confidential: confessions of a wayward monk 294.39 H368
George Prochnik In pursuit of silence: listening for meaning in a world of noise 155.91 P963

Politics & Government
Joshua Bloom & Waldo E. Martin, Jr Black against empire: the history & politics of the Black Panther Party 322.42 B655
Neil MacNeil & Richard A. Baker The American Senate: an insider's history 328.73 M16

Lend me your ears: Oxford dictionary of political quotations 320 O982

Social Sciences & Current Events
Mark Gerchick Full upright & locked position: not-so-comfortable truths about air travel today 387.74 G365
Jason Henderson Street fight: the politics of mobility in San Francisco 388.4 H496
Ina Saltz Body type: intimate messages etched in flesh 391.65 S179
Victoria Vantoch The jet sex: airline stewardesses & the making of an american icon 387.74 V282

Sports & Games
Julian Guthrie The billionaire & the mechanic: how Larry Ellison & a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's cup 797.124 G984

Travel & Geography
Haiti: the Bradt travel guide 917.294 B81
Wildlife & conservation volunteering: the complete guide: the Bradt travel guide 363.7 B81
Fodor's Ireland 2013 914.15 F65
Moon handbooks. Big Island of Hawai'i 919.691 M818
Moon handbooks. Charleston & Savannah 917.579 M818
Moon handbooks. Minnesota 917.76 M818
Moon handbooks. Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills 917.83 M818
Rick Steves' Italy 2013 914.5 S848
Rick Steves' Paris 2013 914.436 S848
Rick Steves' Portugal 914.69 S848

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Jennifer Lloyd The best thing about kindergarten
Sara Marlowe ; illustrations by Philip Pascuzzo No ordinary apple: a story about eating mindfully

Bruce Goldstone That's a possibility!: a book about what might happen 519.2 G624
Mineko Mamada Which is round? Which is bigger? 516.15 M263

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John Le Carré A delicate truth

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Trouble with the curve

Foreign Language
Europa Europa

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The long goodbye

Posted on Jul. 7, 2013 by Heather Terrell