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Stephen Frey Kodiak sky
Paolo Giordano The human body
Mary Kubica The good girl
Ben Lerner 10:30
Farran Smith Nehme Missing reels
Shawn Lawrence Otto Sins of our fathers
Marilynne Robinson Lila
Joseph Roth The hundred days
Ali Smith How to be both

Historical Fiction
David Liss The day of atonement

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Susan Wittig Albert The Darling Dahlias & the silver dollar bush
Robert Olen Butler The empire of night
Diane Chamberlain The silent sister
Richard A. Clarke Sting of the drone
Sibel Edmonds The lone gladio
Felix Francis Dick Francis's damage
Sophie Hannah The monogram murders
Frank Hayes Death at the Black Bull
Keigo Higashino Malice
Minerva Koenig Nine days
Patricia MacDonald I see you
G.M. Malliet A Demon Summer
Andreas Norman Into a raging blaze
T. Jefferson Parker Full measure
James Patterson Hope to die
Eliot Pattison Soul of the fire
Ruth Rendell The girl next door
Hank Phillippi Ryan Truth be told
John Sandford Deadline
Lisa Scottoline Betrayed: a Rosato & Associates novel
Sally Spencer Supping with the devil: a DCI Paniatowski mystery
Stuart Woods Paris match
Yrsa Sigurdardottir The day is dark

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Jeff Parker Batman '66. Vol. 2 741.5 B333s

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Jennifer Clement Widow Basquiat: a love story 750.92 B31c
Philippe de Montebello & Martin Gayford Rendez-vous with art 701.1 D384
Leonard Shlain Leonardo's brain: understanding da Vinci's creative genius 709.2 L58s

Biography & Genealogy
Kate Williams Ambition & desire: the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte 92 J83w

Business & Economics
Joshua M. Brown Clash of the financial pundits: how the media influences your investment decisions for better or worse 332.6 B877
Tim Clissold Chinese Rules: Mao's dog, Deng's cat & five timeless lessons from the front lines in China 338.0951 C641
J.K. Lasser's your income tax REF 336.24 J11
Linda Rottenberg Crazy is a compliment: the power of zigging when everyone else zags 650.1 R851

Food & Drink
Thomas McNaughton Flour + water: pasta 641.822 M169

Health & Medicine
Jorge E. Rodriguez The diabetes solution: how to control type 2 diabetes & reverse prediabetes using simple diet & lifestyle changes 616.46 R696
Diane Zimberoff Overcoming shock: healing the traumatized mind & heart 616.8521 Z71

Juliet Barker 1381: the year of the Peasants' Revolt 942.03 B255
Diego de Landa Yucatán at the time of the Spanish encounter (Relación de las cosas de Yucatán) 972 L253
Alan Wolfe At home in exile: why diaspora is good for the Jews 909.04924 W855

Languages & Linguistics
William Alexander Flirting with French: how a language charmed me, seduced me & nearly broke my heart 448.3 A374

Literature & Writing
Ali Smith Artful 809 S642
Garry Wills Witches & Jesuits: Shakespeare's Macbeth 822.3 W741w

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Luke Dormehl The formula: how algorithms solve all our problems-- & create more 518.1 D712

Performing Arts & Music
Jenny Boyd It's not only rock 'n' roll: iconic musicians reveal the source of their creativity 781.66 B789
Lena Dunham Not that kind of girl: a young woman tells you what she's "learned" 792.092 D917
Ian Bell Once upon a time: the lives of Bob Dylan 780.92 D99bo
Ian Bell Time out of mind: the lives of Bob Dylan 780.92 D99bt
David Ritz Respect: the life of Aretha Franklin 780.92 F831r
Denny Somach Get the Led out: how Led Zeppelin became the biggest band in the world 780.92 L472
Lori Majewski Mad world: an oral history of new wave artists & songs that defined the 1980s 781.64 M233
Fiona Ritchie & Doug Orr Wayfaring strangers: the musical voyage from Scotland & Ulster to Appalachia 781.62 R598

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Harry Freedman The Talmud: a biography: banned, censored & burned: the book they couldn't suppress 296.12 F853
Timothy Keller Prayer: experiencing awe & intimacy with God 248.3 K291
Roman Krznaric Empathy: why it matters & how to get it 152.41 K949
John W. O'Malley The Jesuits: a history from Ignatius to the present 271.5 O54j

Politics & Government
Richard Bernstein China 1945: Mao's revolution & America's fateful choice 327.73 B531

Yvonne R. Smith Coronado: The president , the secret service & Alien Abdutions 001.942 S642

Social Sciences & Current Events
The best way to save for college. 378.3 B561 2013-14
Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee The second machine age: work, progress & prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies 303.483 B916s
Christopher Lasch The culture of narcissism: American life in an age of diminishing expectations 309.173 L341
David Roediger Seizing freedom: slave emancipation & liberty for all 305 R712

Travel & Geography
Eyewitness Travel South Africa 916.8 E97
Fodor's 25 best. Budapest 914.3912 F65
Frommer's easyguide to Montreal & Quebec City 2015 917.14 F93e
Frommer's easyguide to Vancouver & Victoria 917.11 F93e
Frommer's Hawaii 2015 919.69 F93
Lonely Planet Costa Rica 917.286 L847
Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula 915.3 L847
Moon handbooks. Puerto Vallarta 917.23 M818
The rough guide to Bali & Lombok 915.986 R856
The rough guide to Belize 917.282 R856
The rough guide to Brazil 918.1 R856
The rough guide to China 915.1 R856
The rough guide to Japan 915.2 R856
The rough guide to Panama 917.287 R856
The rough guide to Paris 914.436 R856
The rough guide to Rome 914.56 R856
The rough guide to Shanghai 915.113 R856
The rough guide to Sicily 914.58 R856
The rough guide to Southeast Asia on a budget 915 R856
The rough guide to the Philippines 915.99 R856
The rough guide to the USA 917.3 R856

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Michael Cunningham The snow queen CD Fic Cunningham
Wally Lamb We are water CD Fic Lamb

Maeve Binchy Maeve's times: in her own words CD 824.9 B612
Steven Johnson How we got to now: six innovations that made the modern world CD 338.06 J661
Mindy Kaling Is everyone hanging out without me? (and other concerns) CD 817 K144
Norman Lear Even this I get to experience CD 791.45 L438
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner Think like a freak CD 153.43 L666
Ben Macintyre A spy among friends: Kim Philby & the great betrayal CD 327.12 P545
Amy Poehler Yes please CD 792.092 P743
Jeffrey Rothfeder Driving Honda: inside the world's most innovative car company CD 338.762 R846
Oprah Winfrey What I know for sure CD 791.45 W768

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Manhattan murder mystery

Ever after

Beethoven Symphony no. 9: "Choral" ; Leonore overture no. 3 DVD 784.2 B415s
Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 9 DVD 784.2 M214s
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra DVD 784.2 W517

Franz Schubert Ian Bostridge DVD 782.5 S384i
Franz Schubert Winterreise DVD 782.5 S384w
Giuseppe Verdi Macbeth: melodramma in quattro atti DVD 782.5 V48m

Posted on Dec. 12, 2014 by Sarah Cruz