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Lauren Beukes Broken monsters
Philippe Djian Betty Blue: the story of a passion
Laird Hunt Neverhome
Eimear McBride A girl is a half-formed thing
Ian McEwan The children act
Joseph O'Neill The dog
Edward St. Aubyn On the edge
Sarah Waters The paying guests

Historical Fiction
Laila Lalami The Moor's account

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jussi Adler-Olsen The Marco Effect: a Department Q novel
Reed Farrel Coleman Robert B. Parker's Blind spot: a Jesse Stone novel
James Ellroy Perfidia
Dan Fesperman Unmanned
Jane Haddam Fighting chance: a Gregor Demarkian novel
John Harvey Darkness, darkness
Peter Lovesey The stone wife: a Peter Diamond investigation
David Rollins Standoff

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Emily St. John Mandel Station eleven

Short Stories
Margaret Atwood Stone mattress: nine tales

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Joe Hill Wraith 741.5 W939

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Applied Sciences
Brian Clegg Final frontier: the pioneering science & technology of exploring the universe 629.4 C624

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Sitters & signatures: autographed portraits by Arnold Newman 770.92 N552s
Sanford Schwartz William Nicholson 750.92 N624
Public works: Public Bikes poster exhibition 741.67 P976
Leon Rosenstein Antiques: the history of an idea 745.1 R815
Cindy Sherman: working girl: decade series 2005 770.92 S553w
thtk (2010-present) 770 T531
Sylvia Wolf The digital eye: photographic art in the electronic age 775 W853

Biography & Genealogy
Adrian Goldsworthy Augustus: first emperor of Rome 92 A922g

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Charles M. Blow Fire shut up in my bones: a memoir 070.92 B657
Mark Y. Herring Are Libraries Obsolete?: An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age 020.285 H567

Business & Economics
Ha-Joon Chang Economics: the user's guide 330 C456
James K. Galbraith The end of normal: the Great Crisis & the future of growth 330.9 G139
John A. Tracy How to read a financial report: wringing vital signs out of the numbers 657.3 T761

John Healy Coffeehouse chess tactics 794.1 H434
Géza Maróczy London 1922 794.15 M35L
Robert Sherwood Pasadena 1932 international chess tournament 794.157 S554
Sergei Soloviov Super tournaments 2003 794.15 S689
Jan van Reek Grand strategy: 60 games by Boris Spassky 794.15 S73r

Food & Drink
Jay R. Brooks California breweries north 663.42 B873
Marisa McClellan Preserving by the pint: quick seasonal canning for small spaces 641.4 M126p

Makers of modern Asia 950.4 M235
Peter Snow When Britain burned the White House: the 1814 invasion of Washington 975.3 S674

Literature & Writing
The best American poetry 811.08 B56 2014
Maureen Corrigan So we read on: how The Great Gatsby came to be & why it endures 813 F55c
Bill Hoogterp Your perfect presentation: speak in front of any audience anytime anywhere & never be nervous again 808.5 H779

Performing Arts & Music
Sheila E. The beat of my own drum 780.92 E111
W. Scott Poole Vampira: dark goddess of horror 791.45 P822

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Jacob Needleman What is God? 211 N375

Social Sciences & Current Events
Lewis Buzbee Blackboard: a personal history of the classroom 371.1 B992
Julia Reynolds Blood in the fields: ten years inside California's Nuestra Familia gang 364.106 R462

Travel & Geography
Atlas of Cities 912 A881
Eyewitness Top 10 Dubai & Abu Dhabi 915.357 E97t
Frommer's easyguide to Chicago 917.731 F93e

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Mary Lyn Ray ; illustrated by Chris Neal Go to sleep, little farm

Kathryn Gibbs Davis ; illustrated by Gilbert Ford Mr. Ferris & his wheel 791.068 F394
Tracey Fern ; illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully Dare the wind 387.5 C913


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Jane Eyre

The damned United
The great Gatsby
The guard
The professional

Foreign Language
Divorce Italian style (Divorzio all'italiana)
The face of another (Tanin no kao)
I live in fear (Ikimono no kiroku)
The idiot (Hakuchi)
No regrets for our youth (Waga seishun ni kuinashi)
One wonderful Sunday (Subarashiki nichiyōbi)
Pitfall (Otoshiana)
Scandal (Shūbun)
The supplements to Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara
Woman in the dunes (Suna no onna)

Born to dance ; Lady be good
Till the clouds roll by ; Royal wedding

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The Spanish prisoner

Karpov's best games DVD 794.15 K188

Posted on Oct. 3, 2014 by Sarah Cruz