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Lee Child Never go back
Edwidge Danticat Claire of the sea light
Jason Mott The returned
Laurence Sterne The life & opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman

Multi-Gen Literature
Francesca Lia Block Love in the time of global warming
Cassandra Clare City of bones
Sara Farizan If you could be mine
Robyn Schneider The beginning of everything

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Linwood Barclay A tap on the window
James R. Benn A blind goddess: a Billy Boyle World War II mystery
Andrea Camilleri The dance of the seagull
Paula Daly Just what kind of mother are you?
Sue Grafton W is for wasted
Michael Gruber The return
Jane Haddam Hearts of sand: a Gregor Demarkian novel
J.A. Jance Second watch
Laurie R. King The bones of Paris
Barry Lancet Japantown
Pierre Lemaître Alex
Joyce Maynard After her
Joyce Carol Oates Evil eye: four novellas of love gone wrong
Michael Pearce The bride box
Louise Penny How the light gets in
Anne Perry Blind justice: a William Monk novel
Oliver Pötzsch The Ludwig Conspiracy
Kathy Reichs Bones of the lost
Charles Todd A question of honor

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Margaret Atwood MaddAddam
Stephen Hunt Jack Cloudie

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Joann Sfar The rabbi's cat 741.5 S522
Brian K. Vaughan Saga. Volume 2 741.5 S1289 v.2

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Applied Sciences
Philippe Petit Why knot?: how to tie more than sixty ingenious, useful, beautiful, lifesaving, magical, intriguing & secure knots! 677.7 P489

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Cat Bennett Making art a practice 701.15 B471
Paul Cattermole Architects from A to Z 720.92 C368
Leonard Maltin's movie guide REF 791.4 M261
Photographer's market REF 770 P565
Rob Sheffield Turn around bright eyes: the rituals of love & karaoke 781.64 S542
Claudia Strasser Paris flea market style 747 S897
Michael Weinstein On folded wings: paper airplanes for all ages 745.592 W424

Biography & Genealogy
A. Scott Berg Wilson 92 W754be
Lauren Coodley Upton Sinclair: California socialist, celebrity intellectual 92 S616c
Steven W. Hackel Junípero Serra: California's founding Father 92 S487h
Suitable accommodations: an autobiographical story of family life: the letters of J. F. Powers, 1942-1963 92 P886

Business & Economics
Joel Magnuson The approaching great transformation: toward a livable post carbon economy 338.9 M19
Sendhil Mullainathan Scarcity: why having too little means so much 338.5 M958
Edmund Phelps Mass flourishing: how grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge & change 330.94 P538
Christopher M. Schroeder Startup rising: the entrepreneurial revolution remaking the Middle East 338.04 S381
G. Richard Shell Springboard: launching your personal search for success 650.1 S54

Jonathan Hawkins Amateur to IM: proven ideas & training methods 794.124 H393

Food & Drink
The Lodge cast iron cookbook: a treasury of timeless, delicious recipes 641.589 L822
The science of good cooking: master 50 simple concepts to enjoy a lifetime of success in the kitchen 641.3 S416
Barbara Scott-Goodman Wine bites: simple morsels that pair perfectly with wine 641.812 S426
Max Sussman + Eli Sussman This is a cookbook 641.5 S964

Health & Medicine
Debbie Danowski Why can't my child stop eating? 616.8526 D188
Richard Rosen Original yoga: rediscovering traditional practices of Hatha yoga 613.7 R813o

David Andress The savage storm: Britain on the brink in the age of Napoleon 941.073 A56
Thurston Clarke JFK's last hundred days 973.922 C611j
Jeremy Treglown Franco's crypt: Spanish culture & memory since 1936 946.08 T786

Languages & Linguistics
Larousse concise dictionary: Portuguese-English, English-Portuguese REF 469.3 L332

Literature & Writing
Haiku in English: the first hundred years 808.81 H149
Beth Kephart Handling the truth: on the writing of memoir 808.066 K38
Novel & short story writer's market REF 655.52 N93
Robert Pinsky Singing school: learning to write (and read) poetry by studying with the masters 808.1 P65
Poet's market REF 655.52 P74 Alice Walker The world will follow joy: turning madness into flowers 811 W17w

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Ian Bogost Alien phenomenology, or, What it's like to be a thing 111 B675
On heaven & earth: Pope Francis on faith, family & the church in the twenty-first century 261.8 F818
James Hillman & Sonu Shamdasani Lament of the dead: psychology after Jung's Red book 150.195 H654
Eric Maisel Why smart people hurt: a guide for the bright, the sensitive & the creative 153.98 M21
Dean Radin Supernormal: science, yoga & the evidence for extraordinary psychic abilities 181.45 R129

The Guinness book of world records
032 G96
Social security handbook 368.4 S6785

Social Sciences & Current Events
Cris Beam To the end of June: the intimate life of American foster care 362.73 B366
Leo Hollis Cities are good for you: the genius of the metropolis 307.76 H742
Life during wartime: resisting counterinsurgency 353.1 L722
Evan J. Mandery A wild justice: the death & resurrection of capital punishment in America 364.66 M272
James F. O'Brien The scientific Sherlock Holmes: cracking the case with science & forensics 363.25 O132

Sports & Games
Eduardo Galeano Soccer in sun & shadow 796.334 G152
Three weeks in October: three weeks in the life of the Bay Area, the 1989 World Series & the Loma Prieta earthquake 796.357 T531

Travel & Geography
Fodor's Hawaii 2014 919.69 F65
Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg 914.93 L847
Lonely Planet Croatia 914.972 L847
Lonely Planet Great Britain 914.1 L847
Lonely Planet Jordan 915.695 L847
Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest 914.33 L847
Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria 914.98 L847
Lonely Planet St Petersburg 914.721 L847 The rough guide to Nepal 915.496 R856

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Margaret Atwood MaddAddam

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Zealot: the life & times of Jesus of Nazareth 232.9 A836c

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Foreign Language
Léon Morin, priest

The weight of the nation: confronting America's obesity epidemic 362.19 W419

Posted on Sep. 21, 2013 by Sarah Cruz