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N.D. Coleridge The adventuress
Anton DiSclafani The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
Karen Joy Fowler We are all completely beside ourselves
Natsume Sōseki The gate
Lionel Shriver Big brother

Historical Fiction
Colum McCann TransAtlantic

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeffery Deaver The Kill Room: a Lincoln Rhyme Novel
Carl Hiaasen Bad monkey
Craig Johnson A serpent's tooth
Jason Matthews Red sparrow
Elizabeth L. Silver The execution of Noa P. Singleton
Jon Talton The night detectives: a David Mapstone mystery

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Torsten Krol The secret book of sacred things

Short Stories
Barry Gifford My last martini: stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Matthew Inman My dog: the paradox: a lovable discourse about man's best friend 741.5 I57m
Sabrina Jones & Marc Mauer Race to incarcerate: a graphic retelling 364.973 J762

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Applied Sciences
Steven T. Callan Badges, bears & eagles: the true-life adventures of a California fish & game warden 639.9 C156
W. Bernard Carlson Tesla: inventor of the electrical age 620.92 T33ca
Susannah Charleson The possibility dogs: what a handful of "unadoptables" taught me about service, hope & healing 636.7 C477

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
T.J. Clark Picasso & truth: from Cubism to Guernica 750.92 P58cL
Sarah Greenough Beat memories: the photographs of Allen Ginsberg 770.92 G49

Biography & Genealogy
Greg Bellow Saul Bellow's heart: a son's memoir 92 B448b
Ray Monk Robert Oppenheimer: a life inside the center 530.92 O62mo
Jesse Norman Edmund Burke: the first conservative 92 B959n
Richard Snow I invented the modern age: the rise of Henry Ford 92 F696sn
Linda Stratmann The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's nemesis 92 Q368

Business & Economics
Barbara T. Dreyfuss Hedge hogs: the cowboy traders behind Wall Street's largest hedge fund disaster 332.64 D778
Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo & Nathaniel Grotte Political arithmetic: Simon Kuznets & the empirical tradition in economics 339.3 K978
Bob Lutz Icons & idiots: straight talk on leadership 658.4 L975
Bob Rice The alternative answer: the nontraditional investments that drive the world's best-performing portfolios 332.63 R495

Boris Avrukh Beating 1. d4 sidelines 794.122 A963
Victor Mikhalevski The Open Spanish 794.122 M6367
Marian Petrov The Modern Benoni 794.122 P497
How to play the Najdorf. Vol. 1 974.122 H847
How to play the Najdorf. Vol. 3 974.122 H847

Computer Science
Dan Gookin Nexus 7 for dummies 004.1675 N567g
Chris Grover Flash CS6 006.78 F585g
Eric Ward & Garrett French Ultimate guide to link building 006.7 W256

Food & Drink
Raymond Sokolov Steal the menu: a memoir of forty years in food 641.5 S683

Health & Medicine
Rip Esselstyn My beef with meat: the healthiest argument for eating a plant-strong diet--plus 140 new Engine 2 recipes 613.2 E785
Allen Frances Saving normal: an insider's revolt against out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma & the medicalization of ordinary life 616.89 F815s
Torkel Klingberg The learning brain: memory & brain development in children 612.82 K656

Richard R. Beeman Our lives, our fortunes & our sacred honor: the forging of American independence, 1774-1776 973.3 B414
Andrew Carroll Here is where: discovering America's great forgotten history 973 C319
William Dalrymple The last Mughal: the fall of a dynasty: Delhi, 1857 954.03 D151
Charles Emmerson 1913: in search of the world before the Great War 909.82 E54
Michael Golay America 1933: the Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt & the shaping of the New Deal 973.917 G617
Suzannah Lipscomb A journey through Tudor England 942.05 L767
Richard Rubin The last of the doughboys: the forgotten generation & their forgotten world war 940.41 R896
Raymond Sarlot & Fred E. Basten Life at the Marmont: the inside story of Hollywood's legendary hotel of the stars--Chateau Marmont 647.9579 S245

Home & Family Management
Teri Dunn Chace How to eradicate invasive plants 581.6 D923

Languages & Linguistics
Margalit Fox The riddle of the labyrinth: the quest to crack an ancient code 487.1 F791
Jean-Benoit Nadeau & Julie Barlow The story of Spanish 460.9 N134

Literature & Writing
Barry Gifford Replies to Wang Wei 811 G458

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
James Barilla My backyard jungle: the adventures of an urban wildlife lover who turned his yard into habitat & learned to live with it 577.56 B252
Jean Jouzel, Claude Lorius & Dominique Raynaud The white planet: the evolution & future of our frozen world 551.31 J869
Judith D. Schwartz Cows save the planet: & other improbable ways of restoring soil to heal the earth 577.57 S399

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Galen Guengerich God revised: how religion must evolve in a scientific age 211 G926
Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD Quiet influence: the introvert's guide to making a difference 155.232 K129
Geza Vermes Christian beginnings: from Nazareth to Nicaea 270.1 V528
Jocelyn Zichterman I fired God: my life inside--and escape from--the secret world of the Independent Fundamental Baptist cult 286.5 Z64

Politics & Government
David Lefer The founding conservatives: how a group of unsung heroes saved the American Revolution 320.52 L491

World heritage sites: a complete guide to 911 UNESCO world heritage sites 910.2 W92

Social Sciences & Current Events
Deborah Cohen Family secrets: living with shame from the Victorians to the present day 306.85 C678
Sally Koslow Slouching toward adulthood: observations from the not-so-empty nest 305.235 K864
Jon Mooallem Wild ones: a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America 333.95 M817
Mary Pipher The green boat: reviving ourselves in our capsized culture 303.4 P665
Carol Shaben Into the abyss: an extraordinary true story 363.124 S524

Sports & Games
Bike Snob: systematically & mercilessly realigning the world of cycling 796.6 B594

Travel & Geography
William Dalrymple In Xanadu: a quest 915 D151
David Day Antarctica: a biography 919.89 D273
Fodor's Maine, Vermont & New Hampshire 917.41 F65
Frommer's Japan 915.2 F93
Frommer's Alaska cruises & ports of call 917.98 F93c
Moon handbooks: Glacier National Park 917.8652 M818
Elisabetta Properzi Nelsen, Christopher Concolino Literary Florence: walking tours in Tuscany's capital 914.551 P965
The reader's companion to Alaska 979.8 R286

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Kate Atkinson Life after life
Zadie Smith NW

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David Nasaw The patriarch: the remarkable life & turbulent times of Joseph P. Kennedy 92 K3556nc
David Sedaris Let's explore diabetes with owls 814 S447Lc

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Action & Adventure
Mad Max

The color purple
The English patient
On Golden Pond

Posted on Jun. 23, 2013 by Heather Terrell