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New Titles for the Week of June 29

Mary Kay Andrews Ladies' night
Courtney Angela Brkic The first rule of swimming
Ron Irwin Flat water Tuesday
David Rhodes Jewelweed
Jeannette Walls The silver star
Susan Wiggs The apple orchard
Nicole Wolverton The trajectory of dreams

Historical Fiction
David Kirk Child of vengeance
Annabel Lyon The sweet girl
Gary Schanbacher Crossing Purgatory
Kent Wascom The blood of heaven
Helene Wecker The golem & the jinni

Multi-Gen Literature
Bennett Madison September girls
Holly Thompson The language inside

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Steve Berry The king's deception
S.J. Bolton Lost
Ann Cleeves Hidden depths
Ann Cleeves Telling tales
Ann Cleeves The crow trap
Lindsey Davis The Ides of April
Sara Gran Claire DeWitt & the bohemian highway
Lotte Hammer & Søoren Hammer ; [translated from the Danish by Ebba Segerberg] The hanging: a thriller
Carolyn Hart Escape from Paris
Elizabeth Kelly The last summer of the Camperdowns
Stuart MacBride Close to the bone
Charles McCarry The Shanghai factor
Royce Prouty Stoker's manuscript
Hank Steinberg Out of range
Andrew Vachss Aftershock
Robert B. Warren Murder on Olympus: a Plato Jones novel

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Graham Chaffee Good dog 741.5 C433
Ulli Lust Today is the last day of the rest of your life 741.5 L972
Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks Primates: the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey & Birut Galdikas 599.8 O893

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Applied Sciences
Theresa Levitt A short, bright flash: Augustin Fresnel & the birth of the modern lighthouse 623.894 L666

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Stephen Wade Rowlandson's human comedy: a biography of the Regency artist 709.2 R883

Biography & Genealogy
Zev Chafets Roger Ailes: off camera 92 A293
Kate Hubbard Serving Victoria: life in the royal household 920 H875
Amanda Knox Waiting to be heard: a memoir 364.152 K741
Eve Pell We used to own the Bronx: memoirs of a former debutante 974.092 P385

Business & Economics
Timothy Beardson Stumbling giant: the threats to China's future 330.951 B368
Catherine Fox 7 myths about women & work 331.481 F791
Mitch Joel Ctrl alt delete: reboot your business. reboot your life. your future depends on it 658.872 J642
Anita Raghavan The billionaire's apprentice: the rise of the Indian-American elite & the fall of the Galleon hedge fund 364.16 R142
Henry Sanderson, Michael Forsythe China's superbank: debt, oil & influence--how China Development Bank is rewriting the rules of finance 332.2 S216
Brooke Thackray Thackray's 2013 investor's guide 332.678 T363

Timothy Taylor Slay the Sicilian! 794.122 T246s

Computer Science
Finn Brunton Spam: a shadow history of the Internet 384.3 B911

Health & Medicine
Hanne Blank The unapologetic fat girl's guide to exercise & other incendiary acts 613.71 B642
Cynthia M. Bulik Midlife eating disorders: your journey to recovery 616.8526 B93m
Colleen E. Carney & Rachel Manber Goodnight mind: turn off your noisy thoughts & get a good night's sleep 616.849 C289
Neil Nathan Healing is possible: new hope for chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia, persistent pain & other chronic illnesses 616 N274
M.E. Thomas Confessions of a sociopath: a life spent hiding in plain sight 616.8582 T454
Jessica Wapner The Philadelphia chromosome: a mutant gene & the quest to cure cancer at the genetic level 616.994 W252

Brian Hanson Appleton aka Rasool Aryadust Tales from the Zirzameen 955 A649t
Walter R. Borneman The admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy & King-- the five-star admirals who won the war at sea 359 B736
Marty Brounstein Two among the righteous few: a story of courage in the Holocaust 940.5318 B875
Oliver Bullough The last man in Russia: the struggle to save a dying nation 947.086 D846
Giovanna Ceserani Italy's lost Greece: Magna Graecia & the making of modern archaeology 937.7 C421
Joseph J. Ellis Revolutionary summer: the birth of American independence 973.3 E47r
John J. Geoghegan Operation Storm: Japan's top secret submarines & its plan to change the course of World War II 940.5451 G345
Chris Kyle American gun: a history of the U.S. in ten firearms 623.442 K993
Walter D. Mignolo The idea of Latin America 980 M636
Mary Louise Roberts What soldiers do: sex & the American GI in World War II France 940.531 R643
The Columbia documentary history of the Asian American experience 973.0495 C726

Marcia Coyle The Roberts court: the struggle for the Constitution 347.732 C881
Mark Geragos & Pat Harris Mistrial: an inside look at how the criminal justice system works-- & sometimes doesn't 345.73 G354

Literature & Writing
William Wallace Cook Plotto: the master book of all plots 808.3 C771
Cynthia Cruz The glimmering room 811 C957
Michael Dickman Flies 811 D5537f
Farrah Field Wolf & pilot 811 F4537
Yona Harvey Hemming the water 811 H3428
Sydney Lea I was thinking of beauty 811 L433
Victoria Redel Woman without umbrella 811 R314
Mary Ruefle The most of it 811 R919
Allison Benis White Small porcelain head 811 W582
Bruce Willard Holding ground 811 W691

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
David Blatner Spectrums: our mindboggling universe from infinitesimal to infinity 539.2 B644
John Karl Celestial navigation in the GPS age 527 K184
George B. Schaller Tibet wild: a naturalist's journeys on the roof of the world 508.515 S298

Performing Arts & Music
Peter Filichia Strippers, showgirls & sharks: a very opinionated history of the Broadway musicals that did not win the Tony award 792.6 F482
William Friedkin The Friedkin connection: a memoir 791.4 F8999
Robert Goldstein & "The spirit of '76" 791.4 G624
Michael Haas Forbidden music: the Jewish composers banned by the Nazis 780.923 H112
Dean Jensen Queen of the air: a true story of love & tragedy at the circus 791.34 J545
Lynda Obst Sleepless in Hollywood: tales from the new abnormal in the movie business 384.8 O147
Brian Stelter Top of the morning: inside the cutthroat world of morning TV 791.45 S824

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
E.M. Cioran Tears & saints 235.2 C576
Douglas Hofstadter & Emmanuel Sander Surfaces & essences: analogy as the fuel & fire of thinking 169 H713
Donald S. Lopez Jr From stone to flesh: a short history of the Buddha 294.3 L864f
Garry Wills Why priests?: a failed tradition 262 W74

Politics & Government
Jonathan Alter The center holds: Obama & his enemies 973.932 A466ce

George Lucas's blockbusting: a decade-by-decade survey of timeless movies, including untold secrets of their financial & cultural success 791.43 L933

Social Sciences & Current Events
Arthur Blaustein Democracy is not a spectator sport: the ultimate volunteer handbook 361.37 B645
Tim Campbell Beyond smart cities: how cities network, learn & innovate 307.12 C187
Riva Froymovitch End of the good life: how the financial crisis threatens a lost generation--and what we can do about it 305.2 F943
Jason Pierceson Same-sex marriage in the United States: the road to the Supreme Court 306.84 P618

Travel & Geography
Frommer's Napa & Sonoma day by day 917.9418 F93d
Moon handbooks. Atlanta 917.582 M818
Moon handbooks. Denver 917.888 M818
Moon handbooks. Nicaragua 917.285 M856
Moon handbooks. Sacramento & the gold country 917.945 M818
Florence: a map of perceptions 914.551 P798

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Anita Shreve Light on snow

Michael Pollan Cooked: a natural history of transformation 641.5 P771
David Sedaris Let's explore diabetes with owls: [essays, etc.] 814 S447L

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Mo Willems That is not a good idea!

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Battleship Potemkin: From the series "The year 1905"

Defending your life

A voyage round my father
Knights of the South Bronx

Foreign Language
Le Havre
Sleep tight

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Noble house


Brooklyn castle 794.1 B872

Travel & Geography
Tell it on the mountain: tales from the Pacific Coast Trail 917.9 T273

Posted on Jun. 30, 2013 by Heather Terrell