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New Titles for the Week of October 31


David Cronenberg Consumed
Jodi Picoult Leaving time
Colm Toibin Nora Webster

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Tasha Alexander The counterfeit heiress
Nicolas Freeling Not as far as Velma
Bill James The girl with the long back
Andrew Taylor The scent of death

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Audrey Auden Realms unreel

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jeff Lemire Trillium 741.5 T829
Bryan Lee O'Malley Seconds 741.5 O543s
Greg Pak Make comics like the pros : the inside scoop on how to write, draw, and sell your comic books and graphic novels 741.51 P152

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Michael Fallon Creating the future : art and Los Angeles in the 1970s 709.7949 F196
Patricia J. Graham Japanese design : art, aesthetics & culture 745.0952 G738
Jane Daggett Dillenberger The religious art of Pablo Picasso 709.2 P586
Margaret Radcliffe The knowledgeable knitter : understand the inner workings of knitting and make every project a success 746.43 R125k
Robert Shore Post-photography : the artist with a camera 779 S559p

Biography & Genealogy
Hayley Campbell The art of Neil Gaiman 92 G141
Harlow Giles Unger John Marshall : the chief justice who saved the nation 92 M368u

Business & Economics
Ron A. Carucci Rising to power : the journey of exceptional executives 658.4 C329
Nigel Dodd The social life of money 332.4 D639
Aaron Hurst The Purpose Economy : How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World 330.1 H966
Steven H. Jaffe Capital of capital : money, banking + power in New York City 1784-2012 332.1 J232
Martin Wolf The shifts and the shocks : what we've learned -- and have still to learn -- from the financial crisis 330.9 W853

Fred Wilson 606 puzzles for chess nuts 794.124 W746s

Computer Science
Kate Hartman Make : wearable electronics 004.167 H333

Food & Drink
Jean-Pierre Moullé French roots : two cooks, two countries, and the beautiful food along the way 641.5944 M926

Anand Gopal No good men among the living : America, the Taliban, and the war through Afghan eyes 958.1 G659
Dan Jones The Wars of the Roses : the fall of the Plantagenets and the rise of the Tudors 942.04 J762

Languages & Linguistics
Stephin Merritt 101 two-letter words 428.1 M572
Jonathon Green The vulgar tongue : Green's history of slang 427 G79v

Peter Baldwin The copyright wars : three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle 346.404 B181

Literature & Writing
Louise DeSalvo The art of slow writing 808.02 D441
Lord Emsworth's annotated Whiffle : the care of the pig by Augustus Whiffle 823 W83Yhl

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Eugene Potapov The gyrfalcon 598.96 P859
Scott Richard Shaw Planet of the bugs : evolution and the rise of insects 595.7 S534

Performing Arts & Music
Rhonda K. Garelick Mademoiselle : Coco Chanel and the pulse of history 746.9 C45gm
Cary Elwes As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride 791.43 E523
Ellen T. Harris George Frideric Handel : a life with friends 780.92 H23hl
Anne Helen Petersen Scandals of classic Hollywood : sex, deviance, and drama from the golden age of American cinema 384.8 P484
Herbie J. Pilato Glamour, Gidgets, and the girl next door : television's iconic women from the 50s, 60s, and 70s 791.45 P637g
Sci-fi chronicles : a visual history of the galaxy's greatest science fiction 791.43 S416h
Chris Taylor How Star Wars conquered the universe : the past, present, and future of a multibillion dollar franchise 791.43 T239

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Sahar Amer What is veiling? 297.5 A512
Joseph Berger The pious ones : the world of Hasidim and their battles with America 973.0492 B496
Kathryn Gin Lum Damned nation : hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction 236.25 G492
Dr. Joel M. Hoffman The Bible's cutting room floor : the Holy Scriptures missing from your Bible 220.1 H699
Wayne Muller A life of being, having, and doing enough 291.44 M958L
Tom Sturges Every idea is a good idea : be creative anytime, anywhere : how songwriters and other working artists get it done 153.35 S935
Edward O. Wilson The meaning of human existence 128 W746

Politics & Government
Jonathan Darman Landslide : Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and the dismantling of modern American politics 320 D222
Heather Cox Richardson To make men free : a history of the Republican Party 324.273 R521

Guinness book of world records 032 G96 2015

Social Sciences & Current Events
Maziar Bahari Then they came for me : a family's story of love, captivity, and survival 365.45 B151
David C. Banks Soar : how boys learn, succeed, and develop character 371.821 B218
Matt Barreto Latino America : how America's most dynamic population is poised to transform the politics of the nation 320.973 B273
Alexis Coe Alice + Freda forever : a murder in Memphis 364.152 C672
Caitlin Doughty Smoke gets in your eyes : and other lessons from the crematory 363.75 D732
Dana Goldstein The teacher wars : a history of America's most embattled profession 371.102 G624
Steven Johnson How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world 338.06 J661
Nigel McCrery Silent witnesses : the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science 363.25 M132
Terry Mutchler Under this beautiful dome : a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America 306.76 M992
Karen Piper The price of thirst : global water inequality and the coming chaos 333.91 P665
Katha Pollitt Pro : reclaiming abortion rights 363.46 P775

Travel & Geography
Mary Burk Stairway walks in San Francisco 917.946 B16 2014
Eyewitness Caribbean 917.29 E97
Eyewitness India 915.4 E97
Eyewitness Ireland 914.15 E97
Fodor's Los Angeles 917.9494 F65
Lonely Planet Bangkok 915.93 L847b
Lonely Planet New Zealand 919.3 L847
Moon handbooks. Carolinas & Georgia 917.5 M818
Moon handbooks. Coastal California 917.94 M818c
Moon handbooks. Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast 917.286 M818c
Moon handbooks. Florida Gulf Coast 917.59 M818
Moon handbooks. Houston & the Texas Gulf coast 917.641 M818
Moon handbooks. Los Cabos 917.224 M818
Moon handbooks. Montréal & Québec City 917.142 M818
Moon handbooks. Nashville 917.685 M818
Moon handbooks. Oregon 917.95 M818
Moon handbooks. Vancouver & Victoria 917.112 M818
Moon handbooks. Wisconsin 917.75 M818
Moon outdoors. Pacific northwest camping 917.95 M818o
Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the world 910.2 R856m
Martin Yate Knock 'em dead : the ultimate job search guide, 2015 650.14 Y31 2015

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Melvin and Howard

The juror
Seven days in May

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The complete Inspector Lewis. Disc 1 & 2
The complete Inspector Lewis. Disc 3 & 4
The complete Inspector Lewis. Disc 5 & 6
The complete Inspector Lewis. Disc 7 & 8
The complete Inspector Lewis. Disc 9 & 10
Inspector Lewis. Series 5
Inspector Lewis. Series 6
Mr. Moto takes a chance
Thank you, Mr. Moto
Think fast, Mr. Moto

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Posted on Oct. 31, 2014 by Sarah Cruz