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Henry Green Nothing
Paul Russell Boys of life
Casey Walker Last days in Shanghai

Historical Fiction
Adam James Jones The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Gary Inbinder The devil in Montmartre: a mystery in fin-de-siècle Paris
Pierre Lemaitre Irène
Carol Miller A nip of murder: a moonshine mystery
Mark Sullivan Thief: a Robin Monarch novel
F.R. Tallis The voices

Short Stories
Patrick Lawler The meaning of if

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang In real life 741.5 D637
Monty Nero Death sentence. Vol. 1 741.5 D285 v.1
Andrew Rae Moonhead & the music machine 741.5 R134
Rob Williams Ordinary 741.5 W726

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Applied Sciences
Jim Cobb Prepper's long-term survival guide: food, shelter, security, off-the-grid power & more life-saving strategies for self-sufficient living 613.69 C653
Joey Green Last-minute survival secrets: 128 ingenious tips to endure the coming apocalypse & other minor inconveniences 613.69 G795
Terry Martin The creative woodturner: inspiring ideas & projects for developing your own woodturning style 684.083 M379
Christophe Pourny The furniture bible 684.1 P877

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Ruth Bernhard Gift of the commonplace 770.92 B52g
James Casebere: model culture, photographs 1975-1996 770.92 C337
Picturing modernity: highlights from the photography collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 770.92 S19
John Singer Sargent 750.92 S24k
Aaron Siskind Road trip: photographs, 1980-1988 770.92 S622

Biography & Genealogy
Stanley G. Payne Franco: a personal & political biography 92 F825pa
S. C. Gwynne Rebel yell: the violence, passion & redemption of Stonewall Jackson 92 J14g
Azar Nafisi The republic of imagination: America in three books 92 N139r

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Elizabeth R. Leggett Digitization & digital archiving: a practical guide for librarians 025.84 L513
Roby Wentz The Grabhorn Press: a biography 070.5097 W481

Business & Economics
Tim Higgins Unconventional investing: alternative strategies beyond just stocks & bonds & buy & hold 332.024 H636
Ian Klaus Forging capitalism: rogues, swindlers, frauds & the rise of modern finance 330.94 K636
RMA annual statement studies REF 338.0973 R11 2014-2015

Computer Science
Benjamin J. Evans Java in a Nutshell 005.1 J415e
Stefan Weitz Search: how the data explosion makes us smarter 025.04 W436

Food & Drink
Robin Cherry Garlic, an edible biography: the history, politics & mythology behind the world's most pungent food 641.352 C522
Gabrielle Hamilton Prune 641.343 H217
Ana Sofia Pelaez The Cuban table: a celebration of food, flavors & history 641.5972 P381
Anne Willan One soufflé at a time: a memoir of food & France 641.5 W689

Health & Medicine
Joyce Brabner Second Avenue caper: when goodfellas, divas & dealers plotted against the plague 362.19 B795 Comics
Elena Conis Vaccine nation: America's changing relationship with immunization 614.4 C751
Mark McClusky Faster, higher, stronger: how sports science is creating a new generation of superathletes & what we can learn from them 613.711 M128

Susan Wise Bauer The history of the ancient world: from the earliest accounts to the fall of Rome 930 B344
Lisa M. Budreau Bodies of war: World War I & the politics of commemoration in America, 1919-1933 940.4 B927
Richard J Dewhurst The ancient giants who ruled America: the missing skeletons & the great Smithsonian cover-up 930.1 D519
Mark Greengrass Christendom destroyed: Europe 1517-1648 940.23 G812
Tristram Hunt Cities of empire: the British colonies & the creation of the urban world 941 H939
Aaron Kylie Canadian geographic biggest & best of Canada: 1000 facts & figures 971 K995
John Man Marco Polo: The Journey that Changed the World 915 P77m
Miranda Seymour The pity of war: England & Germany, bitter friends, beloved foes 942 S521

Christopher A. Ball California workers' comp: how to take charge when you're injured on the job 344.021 B187
Paul Bergman Nolo's deposition handbook 347.73 B499
George Devine For sale by owner in California 333.33 D495
Stephen Elias The foreclosure survival guide: keep your house or walk away with money in your pocket 346.043 E422
Stephen Fishman Consultant & independent contractor agreements 346.024 F537
Stephen Fishman The copyright handbook: what every writer needs to know 346.048 F537c
Robin Leonard Credit repair 332.7 L581
Barbara Kate Repa Your rights in the workplace 344.01 R425
Richard Stim Getting permission: how to license & clear copyrighted materials online & off 346.048 S858

Literature & Writing
Colette Shipwrecked on a traffic island 848 C694
Max Egremont Some desperate glory: the First World War the poets knew 821.9 E32
Icon 814 I17
Ernst Junger The Forest passage 838 J953
Adam Nicolson Why Homer matters 883 N653
Claudia Rankine Citizen: an American lyric 814 R211
Sappho: a new translation of the complete works 884 S24r
Seneca Anger, mercy, revenge 878 S47

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Douglas J. Emlen Animal weapons: the evolution of battle 591.47 E539
Samuel Fanous A conspiracy of ravens: a compendium of collective nouns for birds 598 F214
Gordon W. Frankie California bees & blooms: a guide for gardeners & naturalists 595.79 F829
Nick Jans A wolf called Romeo 636.977 J351

Performing Arts & Music
Mike Evans The blues: a visual history: 100 years of music that changed the world 781.643 E924
Malka Marom Joni Mitchell: in her own words 780.92 M681
Amanda Palmer The art of asking: or How I learned to stop worrying & let people help 780.92 P173
Ray Wilson Make: analog synthesizers 786.74 W746

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Brian Doyle A book of uncommon prayer: 100 celebrations of the miracle & muddle of the ordinary 242.8 D754
Austen Ivereigh The great reformer: Francis & the making of a radical pope 282.092 F818i
Terryl L. Givens Wrestling the angel: the foundations of Mormon thought: cosmos, God, humanity 230 G539

Politics & Government
Patrick Cockburn The Jihadis return: ISIS & the new Sunni uprising 363.325 C665

Books out loud: Bowker's guide to audiobooks 011.38 W92 2015
Gemma Elwin Harris Can a bee sting a bee?: & other big questions from little people-- 031.02 H313

Social Sciences & Current Events
Larry Flynt One nation under sex: how the private lives of presidents, first ladies & their lovers changed the course of American history 306.77 F648
Jay Griffiths A country called childhood: children & the exuberant world 305.23 G855
Joel Klein Lessons of hope: how to fix our schools 371.2 K641
Thomas Leitch Wikipedia U: knowledge, authority & liberal education in the digital age 370.11 L533
Andrea Major Slavery, abolitionism & empire in India, 1772-1843 306.362 M234
James Presley The phantom killer: unlocking the mystery of the Texarkana serial murders 364.152 P934
Howard J. Ross Everyday bias: identifying & navigating unconscious judgments in our daily lives 303.385 R823
John Safran God'll cut you down: the tangled tale of a white supremacist, a Black hustler, a murder & how I lost a year in Mississippi 364.152 S128

Sports & Games
Robbie Rogers Coming out to play 796.334 R724
Joan Steidinger Sisterhood in sports: how female athletes collaborate & compete 796.082 S818

Travel & Geography
Frommer's easyguide to Croatia 914.972 F93e

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Rob Laidlaw 5 elephants 599.67 L185

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Billy's Hollywood screen kiss

Art 21. Seasons one & two: art in the twenty-first century DVD 709 A792 Seasons 1/2
Art 21. Season three: art in the 21st century DVD 709 A792 Season 3
Art:21. Season six: art in the twenty-first century DVD 709 A792 Season 6
Art21: art in the twenty-first century. Season seven DVD 709 A792 Season 7
O Christmas tree: a celebration of the Christmas tree DVD 394.2663 O165

Posted on Jan. 9, 2015 by Sarah Cruz