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Diane Chamberlain Necessary lies
Gil Hornby The hive
Jhumpa Lahiri The lowland
Sena Jeter Naslund The fountain of St. James Court, or, Portrait of the artist as an old woman
Sergio de la Pava A naked singularity
Michael Stein The rape of the muse

Historical Fiction
Kathleen Kent The outcasts
Sharyn McCrumb King's mountain

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Tony Broadbent Shadows in the smoke
Philippe Djian Consequences
Stephen King Doctor Sleep
William Kent Krueger Tamarack County
John Lawton Then we take Berlin
Lizbeth Lipperman Heard it through the grapevine
Magdalen Nabb The monster of Florence
Terri Nolan Burden of truth: a Birdie Keane novel
Spencer Quinn The sound & the furry: a Chet & Bernie mystery
Troubled daughters, twisted wives: stories from the trailblazers of domestic suspense

Short Stories
Allan Gurganus Local souls
Amos Oz Between friends

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Fairy tale comics 741.5 F172

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Applied Sciences
Cat Warren What the dog knows: the science & wonder of working dogs 636.7 W287

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Martin Filler Makers of modern architecture. Volume II 724.6 F48 v.2

Biography & Genealogy
Sean B. Carroll Brave genius: a scientist, a philosopher & their daring adventures from the French resistance to the Nobel Prize 570.92 M751
Naoki Higashida The reason I jump: the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism 616.8588 H634
Jill Lepore Book of ages: the life & opinions of Jane Franklin 92 M487
John Lewis March. Book one 328.73 L674 v.1
Malcolm MacKay Impeccable connections: the rise & fall of Richard Whitney 332.092 W621

Business & Economics
Kevin O'Leary Cold hard truth on men, women & money: 50 common money mistakes & how to fix them 332.024 O453

Ricahrd Réti Modern ideas in chess 794.1 R43m 2009

Computer Science
Kindle Paperwhite for dummies 004.1675 K889n
My Google Nexus 7 & Nexus 10 004.1675 N567j

Food & Drink
Michael Ruhlman Ratio: the simple codes behind the craft of everyday cooking 641.5 R933ra

Health & Medicine
Kevin Hines Cracked, not broken: surviving & thriving after a suicide attempt 616.89 H662
A. J. Jacobs Drop dead healthy: one man's humble quest for bodily perfection 613.2 J171
John Rhodes The end of plagues: the global battle against infectious diseases 614.47 R476
Daniel Smith Monkey mind: a memoir of anxiety 616.8522 S645

Michael Barone Shaping our nation: how surges of migration transformed America & its politics 304.873 B26
Susan Wise Bauer The history of the Renaissance world 940.21 B34
Michael T. Bernath Confederate minds: the struggle for intellectual independence in the Civil War South 973.713 B524
Frank Dikötter The tragedy of liberation: a history of the Chinese revolution, 1945-57 951.05 D575
Max Hastings Catastrophe 1914: Europe goes to war 940.311 H35
Tomaz Jardim The Mauthausen trial: American military justice in Germany 341.69 J373
Joseph Kelly America's longest siege: Charleston, slavery & the slow march toward Civil War 975.791 K297
Thomas King The inconvenient Indian: a curious account of native people in North America 970.004 K545

Languages & Linguistics
Keith Houston Shady characters: the secret life of punctuation, symbols & other typographical marks 411 H843

Margaret Klaw Keeping it civil: the case of the pre-nup & the Porsche & other true accounts from the files of a family lawyer 346.015 K637
Mark Tushnet In the balance: law & politics on the Roberts court 347.732 T96i

Literature & Writing
The best American essays 814.8 B56
Delia Ephron Sister mother husband dog, etc. 814 E629
The fabliaux: a new verse translation 841 F121
Bill O'Reilly Keep it pithy: useful observations in a tough world 814 O66
Mary Roach My planet: finding humor in the oddest places 814 R628

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Richard Dawkins An appetite for wonder: the making of a scientist 570.92 D27

Performing Arts & Music
Stanley Crouch Kansas City lightning: the rise & times of Charlie Parker 780.92 P23c v.1
Joanne Lipman & Melanie Kupchynsky Strings attached: one tough teacher & the gift of great expectations 780.92 K967
Pat Pattison Writing better lyrics 782.421 P321w

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Allison Edwards Why smart kids worry: & what parents can do to help 155.412 E261
Eric Samuel Timm Static Jedi: the art of hearing God through the noise 248 T584

Politics & Government
Mark R. Levin The liberty amendments: restoring the American republic 973.93 L66
David Shambaugh China's Communist Party: atrophy & adaptation 324.251 S528

Social Sciences & Current Events
Andrew Delbanco College: what it was, is & should be 378.73 D344
Lori Duron Raising my rainbow: adventures in raising a fabulous, gender creative son 306.874 D964
Mark Edmundson Why teach?: in defense of a real education 378.73 E24
Stephanie Hepburn & Rita J. Simon Human trafficking around the world: hidden in plain sight 364.15 H529
The autobiography of Jack the Ripper 364.152 J12
Thomas G. Long The good funeral: death, grief & the community of care 393 L849
Sally Ooms Finding home: how Americans prevail 303.44 O599
Erica J. Peters San Francisco: a food biography 394.12 P481
Bruce Rich Foreclosing the future: the World Bank & the politics of environmental destruction 333.7 R498

Travel & Geography
Guy Delisle Burma chronicles 959.1 D354
Fodor's 2014 Paris 914.436 F65
Time Out. 1000 things to do in London 914.21 T583o

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Sue Grafton W is for wasted Large Print

Pete Townshend Who I am 780.92 T753

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Action & Adventure
World War Z

Dazed & confused
Mystery train

Behind the candelabra
The special relationship

Foreign Language
Wings of desire

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Ministry of fear
The wrong man

56 up 305.2 S497tk
Step up to the plate (Entre les Bras) 647.9544 S827
When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts 363.34 W567

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John Barry The beyondness of things

Beegie Adair I'll take romance

Posted on Oct. 12, 2013 by Sarah Cruz