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Jessie Burton The miniaturist
Elizabeth Jane Howard All change
Colleen McCullough Bittersweet
David Mitchell The bone clocks
Susan Elizabeth Phillips Heroes are my weakness
Michael Pitre Fives & twenty-fives
Susan Vreeland Lisette's list

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Arnaldur Indridason Strange shores
James R. Benn The rest is silence
Chelsea Cain One Kick
Lee Child Personal: a Jack Reacher novel
Tana French The secret place
Gregg Hurwitz Don't look back
Faye Kellerman Murder 101: a Decker/Lazarus novel
Ward Larsen Assassin's game
Peter May The Lewis man
Louise Penny The long way home
M.J. Trow Traitor's storm

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Lev Grossman The magician's land
John Scalzi Lock in
Peter Watts Echopraxia

Short Stories
The year's best science fiction SS Y39s

Bruce Holbert The hour of lead

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jim Benton Dog butts & love. & stuff like that. & cats. 741.5 B478
Denise Mina The girl who played with fire 741.5 M663f

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Applied Sciences
Christian Becksvoort With the grain: a craftsman's guide to understanding wood 684.08 B397
Joseph Moxon The art of joinery 684.08 M937
Christopher Schwarz The Anarchist's tool chest 684.08 S411
Robert Wearing The essential woodworker: skills, tools & methods 684.08 W362

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Appropriation 709.04 A652
The artist's joke 700 A791
Beauty 701 B384
Chance 701.8 C454
The cinematic 778.5 C574
Colour 701 C719
Craftivism: the art of craft & activism 745.5 C8837
Design & art 745.2 D449
Education 707.1 E244
The everyday 701 E936
Failure 709.04 F161
The Gothic 700.415 G684
Eye to eye: photographs by Vivian Maier 770.92 M217
Memory 709.04 M533
Painting 759.06 P148
Sam Piyasena Just draw it! 741.2 P694
Sam Piyasena Just paint it! 751.4 P694
Ruins 709 R934
Situation 709.04 S623
Sound 709.04 S724
The studio 702.8 S933
The sublime 701 S941
Utopias 700 U91
Luc van Malderen American architecture: a vintage postcard collection 720.973 V262
Tom Wilkinson Bricks & mortals: ten great buildings & the people they made 720.1 W686

Biography & Genealogy
William Howard Adams The Paris years of Thomas Jefferson 92 J45a
Wanda M. Corn Seeing Gertrude Stein: five stories 92 S818c
Andrew Sinclair Dylan the bard: a life of Dylan Thomas 92 T4553s

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
The archive 027 A672
Global muckraking: 100 years of investigative journalism from around the world 070.43 G5621

Business & Economics
Ben Arment Dream year: make the leap from a job you hate to a life you love 650.1 A728
Heather Brilliant Why moats matter: the Morningstar approach to stock investing 332.6322 B857
Gareth Murphy Cowboys & indies: the epic history of the record industry 338.4778 M978

Christoph Scheerer The greatest ever chess opening ideas 794.122 S315

Computer Science
IOS 7 programming cookbook 005.1 I64n

Food & Drink
John Hailman Thomas Jefferson on wine 641.22 J453

Health & Medicine
Jack Stern Ending back pain: 5 powerful steps to diagnose, understand & treat your ailing back 617.56 S839

Dinesh D'Souza America: imagine a world without her 973 D81a
Joel Christian Gill Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history 973.0496 G475 Comics
Michael Haag Alexandria: city of memory 962 H111
Paul Ham Hiroshima, Nagasaki: the real story of the atomic bombings & their aftermath 940.542 H198
Ken Hughes Chasing shadows: the Nixon tapes, the Chennault affair & the origins of Watergate 973.924 H893
Jim A. Loveland Dinner is served: fine dining aboard the Southern Pacific 385.22 L898
Julia Lovell The Opium War: drugs, dreams & the making of China 951 L89o
Lauren Mackay Inside the Tudor court: Henry VIII & his six wives through the writings of the Spanish ambassador 942.05 M153
Shigeru Mizuki Showa: a history of Japan, 1939-1944 952.03 M685 Comics
The Routledge history of Western empires 909.097 R869
Peter Schneider Berlin now: the city after the Wall 943.155 S358
Brandon Stanton Humans of New York 974.7 S792
Ilan Stavans A most imperfect union: a contrarian history of the United States 973 S798 Comics
Christian Wolmar To the edge of the world: the story of the Trans-Siberian Express, the world's greatest railroad 385.09 W86t

Languages & Linguistics
Dana Bielec Polish: an essential grammar 491.85 B587
Craig Conley One-letter words: a dictionary 423.1 C752
Thomas Ihde Colloquial Irish: the complete course for beginners 491.62 I251
Fred Karlsson Finnish: an essential grammar 494.541 K185
Tom Lundskær-Nielsen Danish: an essential grammar 439.81 L962

Stephen Elias Special needs trusts: protect your child's financial future 332.024 E422

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Marc Abrahams This is improbable too: synchronized cows, speedy brain extractors & more WTF research 502 A159
Miranda Lundy Sacred geometry 516.1 L962
John Bemelmans Marciano Whatever happened to the metric system?: how America kept its feet 530.8 M319
Keith Parsons It started with Copernicus: vital questions about science 501 P267

Performing Arts & Music
Carolyn Abbate A history of opera 782.1 A123
Dance 792.8 D173
Robert Greenfield Ain't it time we said goodbye: the Rolling Stones on the road to exile 782.421 R75g
Ted Hope Hope for film: from the frontline of the independent cinema revolutions 791.43 H791

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Nature 111.85 N285

Politics & Government
Akhil Reed Amar America's unwritten constitution: the precedents & principles we live by 342.7302 A485
D.J. Mulloy The world of the John Birch Society: conspiracy, conservatism & the Cold War 322.44 M959

Guide to reference in business & economics REF 016.33 G946

Social Sciences & Current Events
Peter C. Brown Make it stick: the science of successful learning 370.15 B877
Robert Franek The best 379 colleges REF 378.73 F826
Elizabeth Green Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach it to Everyone) 370.7 G795
Garret Keizer Getting schooled: the reeducation of an American teacher 373.1 K289
Monica R. Martinez Deeper learning: how eight innovative public schools are transforming education in the twenty-first century 371.2 M385
Postsecondary play: the role of games & social media in higher education 378.17 P858
Naomi Schaefer Riley Opportunity & hope: transforming children's lives through scholarships 371.2 R573
Michael S. Roth Beyond the university: why liberal education matters 370.11 R845

Sports & Games
Michael Spilling Long distance running for beginners 796.42 S756
Barry Wilner Crazyball: sports scandals, superstitions & sick plays 796 W744

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Prospero's books: an adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Under the volcano

Foreign Language
Le petit lieutenant

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Crime of passion
Miss Morison's ghosts

Posted on Sep. 15, 2014 by Sarah Cruz