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Richard Bausch Before, during, after
Haruki Murakami Colorless tsukuru tazaki & his years of pilgrimage
Jenny Offill Dept. of speculation
Orhan Pamuk The museum of innocence
Martha Woodroof Small blessings

Historical Fiction
Richard Flanagan The narrow road to the deep north

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Karin Fossum I can see in the dark
Åsa Larsson The second deadly sin
Susan Elia MacNeal His Majesty's Hope: a Maggie Hope mystery
Margaret Maron Designated daughters
Bernard Minier The frozen dead
John Mortimer Forever Rumpole: the best of the Rumpole stories
Stella Rimington Close call: a Liz Carlyle novel
Kelli Stanley City of ghosts
Charles Todd An unwilling accomplice

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Robin Hobb Fool's assassin

Short Stories
Nancy Huddleston Packer Old ladies

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jeff Parker Batman '66. Volume 1 741.5 B333s
Brian K. Vaughan Ex Machina. Book Two 741.5 E961
Jane Irwin Clockwork game: the illustrious career of a chess-playing automaton 741.5 I726

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Dianne Hales Mona Lisa: a life discovered 750.92 L58ha
Oudry's painted menagerie: portraits of exotic animals in eighteenth-century Europe 759.4 O932

Biography & Genealogy
C. David Heymann Joe & Marilyn 792.092 M75h
Joanne Drayton The Search for Anne Perry: the Hidden Life of a Bestselling Crime Writer 92 P462

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Aaron Schmidt Useful, usable, desirable: applying user experience design to your library 025.1 U848

Business & Economics
The financial planning competency handbook 332.024 F491
Reid Hoffman The alliance: managing talent in the networked age 658.3 H699
Grady Klein The cartoon introduction to economics. Vol. 2, Macroeconomics 338.5 K64 Comics
Simon A. Lack Bonds are not forever: the crisis facing fixed income investors 332.6323 L141
Michael S. Malone The Intel trinity: how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore & Andy Grove built the world's most important company 338.762 M257
Timothy F. McCarthy The safe investor: how to make your money grow in a volatile global economy 332.6 M123
Cullen Roche Pragmatic capitalism: what every investor needs to know about money & finance 339 R673
Jack D. Schwager The little book of market wizards: lessons from the greatest traders 332.6 S398L
Ben Simpfendorfer The rise of the new East: business strategies for success in a world of increasing complexity 330.95 S612
David Wiedemer The aftershock investor: a crash course in staying afloat in a sinking economy 332.6 W644

Computer Science
Android programming: the Big Nerd Ranch guide 005.1 A574p
Internet of Things based on smart objects: technology, middleware & applications 004.6 I619

Food & Drink
Dan Barber The third plate: field notes on the future of food 641.3 B234
Michele Anna Jordan Vinaigrettes & other dressings: 60 sensational recipes to liven up greens, grains, slaws & every kind of salad 641.814 J821

Health & Medicine
Bob Anderson Stretching 613.71 A545

Geoff W. Adams The Emperor Commodus: gladiator, Hercules or a tyrant? 937.06 C734
Ammianus Marcellinus The later Roman Empire (A.D. 354-378) 937 A518
Borderlands in world history, 1700-1914 909.7 B728
Todd Cleveland Stones of contention: a history of Africa's diamonds 338.2782 C635
Jonathan Daly Historians debate the rise of the West 909.0982 D153
Michael Farquhar Secret lives of the tsars: three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder & madness from Romanov Russia 947 F238
Boris Kagarlitsky From empires to imperialism: the state & the rise of bourgeois civilisation 909.0982 K119
Gordon Martel The month that changed the world: July 1914 940.311 M376
The times of the sixties: the culture, politics & personalities that shaped the decade 909.826 T583
Amanda Vaill Hotel Florida: truth, love & death in the Spanish Civil War 946.081 V131

Home & Family Management
Chris Peterson Practical projects for self-sufficiency: DIY projects to get your self-reliant lifestyle started 640 P485

Literature & Writing
Chris Andrews Roberto Bolaño's fiction: an expanding universe 863 B687
Peter Finn The Zhivago affair: the Kremlin, the CIA & the battle over a forbidden book 891.73 P291
Michel de Montaigne Shakespeare's Montaigne: the Florio translation of the essays 844 M76s
James Shapiro Shakespeare in America: an anthology from the Revolution to now 822.3 S521s

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bob Berman Zoom: how everything moves: from atoms & galaxies to blizzards & bees 531.11 B516
Rodney A. Brooks Fields of color: the theory that escaped Einstein 530.12 B873
Jane Goodall Seeds of hope: wisdom & wonder from the world of plants 580 G646
Mary & John Gribbin Big numbers: a mind-expanding trip to infinity & back 500 G846
Mark Ryan Calculus for dummies 515 R988

Performing Arts & Music
Rick James Glow: the autobiography of Rick James 780.92 J272
Bob Stanley Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: the story of pop music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé 781.64 S787

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Anne Cushman Moving into meditation: a 12-week mindfulness program for yoga practitioners 294.34 C986
Joseph Telushkin Rebbe: the life & teachings of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, the most influential Rabbi in modern history 296.8 S358

Politics & Government
Suzanna Danuta Walters The tolerance trap: how God, genes & good intentions are sabotaging gay equality 323.32 W235

Social Sciences & Current Events
Deborah Halber The skeleton crew: how amateur sleuths are solving America's coldest cases 363.25 H157
Richard Jenkins Being Danish: paradoxes of identity in everyday life 305.839 J521
Grady Klein The cartoon introduction to climate change 363.738 K641 Comics
Wayne Allyn Root The murder of the middle class: how to save yourself & your family from the criminal conspiracy of the century 305.55 R782
Beth Roy The Bernal story: mediating class & race in a multicultural community 307.14 R888
Inda Schaenen Speaking of fourth grade: what listening to kids tells us about school in America 372.24 S294
Emily E. Straus Death of a suburban dream: race & schools in Compton, California 371.01 S912
Jeffrey Veidlinger In the shadow of the shtetl: small-town Jewish life in Soviet Ukraine 305.892 V426

Sports & Games
Dino Buzzati The Giro d'Italia: Coppi versus Bartali at the 1949 tour of Italy 796.62 B992
Alan Connor The crossword century: 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles & linguistic mischief 793.73 C752
Lynne Cox Grayson 797.2 C877g

Travel & Geography
David Eimer The Emperor far away: travels at the edge of China 915.1 E349
50 more hikes in New Hampshire: day hikes & backpacking trips from Mount Monadnock to Mount Magalloway 917.42 F469
Fodor's New Zealand 919.3 F65
Frommer's easyguide to Germany 914.3 F93e
Francisco Goldman The interior circuit: a Mexico City chronicle 917.253 G619
Lonely Planet Thailand's islands & beaches 915.93 L847i
David Long A history of London in 100 places 914.21 L848
Moon handbooks. Coastal Maine 917.41 M818
National Geographic Traveler Berlin 914.315 N277
Hampton Sides In the kingdom of ice: the grand & terrible polar voyage of the U.S.S. Jeannette 910.91 S568
Time out shortlist. Amsterdam: what's new, what's on, what's best 914.923 T583s
Time out shortlist. London 2014: what's new, what's on, what's best 914.21 T583s
Time out shortlist. New York 2014: what's new, what's on, what's best 917.471 T583s
Time out shortlist. Paris 2014: what's new, what's on, what's best 914.436 T583s
Time out. Copenhagen. 914.891 T583
Time out. Venice. 914.53 T583

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Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by K.G. Campbell Flora & Ulysses: the illuminated adventures

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Little women

The quiet man

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Torn curtain

A.M. & P.M. meditation DVD 613.7 A478
Berlin: symphony of a great city DVD 943.155 B515
Budokon: beginning practice DVD 613.71 B927
The curse of the Gothic Symphony DVD 784.2 C977
The de-stress plan DVD 613.79 D477
European concert from the Teatro Massimo Palermo (Europa-Konzert aus dem Teatro Massimo Palermo) DVD 784.2 E891
The everyday gourmet: rediscovering the lost art of cooking DVD 641.55 E936
Lost & found: American treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive DVD 791.43 L881
The promise of music DVD 784.2 D844

Salome DVD 782.5 S91s
Tristan und Isolde: azione in tre atti DVD 782.5 W13t

Travel & Geography
Globe trekker. Ultimate South America DVD 918.04 G562

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 by Sarah Cruz