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New Titles for the Week of August 22


Yelena Akhtiorskaya Panic in a suitcase
Malcolm Brooks Painted horses
Mary Gordon The liar's wife
Graham Joyce The ghost in the electric blue suit
James Howard Kunstler A history of the future: a World made by hand novel
David Shafer Whiskey tango foxtrot

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth Gaffney When the world was young

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Rhys Bowen Queen of hearts
Charles Cumming A colder war
Chris Ewan Dead line
Elizabeth Little Dear daughter
Jon McGoran Deadout
Spencer Quinn Paw & order: a Chet & Bernie mystery
Brad Taylor Days of rage: a Pike Logan thriller

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Sebastien de Castell Traitor's blade
Laurell K. Hamilton A shiver of light

Short Stories
Million Writers Award: the best online science fiction & fantasy SS M655

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Wonder Woman. Volume 1, Blood 741.5 W872

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Hand-painted pop: American art in transition, 1955-62 759.13 H236
Anne M. Lyden Railroad vision: photography, travel & perception 779 L983
Diana McClun Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!: the complete guide to quiltmaking 746.46 M128
Robert Smithson: Spiral jetty: true fictions, false realities 730.92 S664

Biography & Genealogy
Diana Cooper Darling Monster: the letters of Lady Diana Cooper to son John Julius Norwich, 1939-1952 92 C7764co
J.W. Goethe Conversations with Eckermann, 1823-1832 92 G599e
The sacrificial years: a chronicle of Walt Whitman's experiences in the Civil War 92 W615mc

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Dogfight at the Pentagon: sergeant dogs, grumpy cats, wallflower wingmen & other lunacy from The Wall Street Journal's A-Hed column 071.3 D654
Peter Mendelsund What we see when we read: a phenomenology 028.9 M537

Business & Economics
Tom Clark Hard times: the divisive toll of the economic slump 330.973 C592
Charles D. Ellis Winning the loser's game: timeless strategies for successful investing 332.6 E471
Steve Forbes Money: how the destruction of the dollar threatens the global economy--and what we can do about it 332.4 F692
Ian Fraser Shredded: inside RBS, the bank that broke Britain 332.1 F841
John Heins The art of value investing: how the world's best investors beat the market 332.6 H471
Rich Karlgaard The soft edge: where great companies find lasting success 658.4 K185
Frederic Laloux Reinventing organizations: a guide to creating organizations inspired by the next stage of human consciousness 658 L212
Andy Tanner Stock market cash flow: four pillars of investing for thriving in today's markets 332.642 T166
David Zweig Invisibles: the power of anonymous work in an age of relentless self-promotion 650.1 Z974

Thomas Johansson The fascinating King's gambit: a repertoire for the 21st century 794.1 J652

Computer Science
Objective-C programming: the big nerd ranch guide 005.1 O128h

Health & Medicine
Jan Chozen Bays Mindful eating: a guide to rediscovering a healthy & joyful relationship with food 616.8526 B361
Aaron E. Carroll Don't put that in there!: & 69 other sex myths debunked 613.95 C319

Willa K. Baum Transcribing & editing oral history 907.2 B347
Federica D'Orazia Rome, then & now 945.63 D694
Lawrence Durrell Caesar's vast ghost: aspects of Provence 944.9 D965
Geoff Fricker Sacrament: homage to a river 979.45 F897
Edith Hall Introducing the ancient Greeks: from Bronze Age seafarers to navigators of the Western mind 938 H174
John Keahey Hidden Tuscany: discovering art, culture & memories in a well-known region's unknown places 945.5 K241
Edward Klein Blood feud: the Clintons vs. the Obamas 973.932 K647
Tim McGrath Give me a fast ship: the Continental Navy & America's Revolution at sea 973.35 M147
Oral history: an interdisciplinary anthology 907.2 O632
T. G. Otte July Crisis: the world's descent into war, summer 1914 940.311 O896
Rick Perlstein The invisible bridge: the fall of Nixon & the rise of Reagan 973.924 P451i
Iain Sinclair London: city of disappearances 942.1 S616

Home & Family Management
Alain Baraton The gardener of Versailles: my life in the world's grandest garden 712.092 B226

Languages & Linguistics
Roy Peter Clark The glamour of grammar: a guide to the magic & mystery of practical English 428.2 C592

Peri Pakroo The women's small business start-up kit: a step-by-step legal guide 658.11 P152w
Ralph Warner Everybody's guide to small claims court 347.04 W28

Literature & Writing
642 things to write about 808.04 S625
Elizabeth Benedict The joy of writing sex 808.3 B463
Beth LaMie Granny's guide to writing your family stories 808.066 L231

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
David Lee Nature's palette: the science of plant color 580 L477

Performing Arts & Music
George Balanchine Balanchine's complete stories of the great ballets 792.8 B171
Richard Barrios Dangerous rhythm: why movie musicals matter 791.43 B276

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Barry K. Baines Ethical wills: putting your values on paper 170 B162
David Gordon White The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali: a biography 181.4 P294
Jacob L. Wright David, King of Israel & Caleb in biblical memory 222.4 D248w

Library & book trade almanac 020.5 L697
Social Security Handbook 2014 368.4 S6785

Social Sciences & Current Events
Denise Brennan Life interrupted: trafficking into forced labor in the United States 331.117 B838
John Geyman Hijacked: the road to single payer in the aftermath of stolen health care reform 368.42 G397
Michael Harris The end of absence: reclaiming what we've lost in a world of constant connection 302.23 H313
Edward T. Haslam Dr. Mary's Monkey: How the Unsolved Murder of a Doctor, a Secret Laboratory in New Orleans & Cancer-Causing Monkey Viruses Are Linked to Lee Harvey Oswald, the JFK Assassination & Emerging Global Epidemics 364.152 H352
M. William Phelps The killing kind 364.152 P538

Sports & Games
Brian David Bruns Rumble yell: discovering america's biggest bike ride 796.64 B899

Travel & Geography
Martin Dugard The explorers: a story of fearless outcasts, blundering geniuses & impossible success 910.92 D866
Insight Guides Spain 914.6 I592

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Lauren Willig That summer

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12 years a slave

Foreign Language

The Silk Road: the journey from China to Turkey DVD 915.1 S583

Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 by Sarah Cruz