Friday, September 28, 2012

New Books for September


A Wanted Man by Lee Child. A carload of people involved in a conspiracy pick up a disheveled hitchhiker, Child’s vigilante hero Jack Reacher.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary -- is her husband a killer?

The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom. A fable about the inventor of the world’s first clock, who returns to our world after centuries of banishment; from the author of Tuesdays with Morrie.

Delusion in Death by J. D. Robb (Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously).  Lt Eve Dallas investigates a mass delusion at a bar her husband owns.

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon. Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland, California.

Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities.

Frozen Heat by Richard Castle.  The NYPD homicide detective Nikki Heat investigates the case of a woman whose body is found in a freezer.

The Tombs by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry. Sam and Remi Fargo, a husband-and-wife treasure hunting team, search for the tomb of Attila the Hun.

Robert B Parker’s Fool Me Twice  by Michael Brandman. Jesse Stone, the chief of police in Paradise, Massachusetts,, deals with the arrest of a troubled movie star. A continuation of the series by Parker, who died in 2010.

Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen. The detective Jane Rizzoli and the medical examiner Maura Isles protect a boy whose family and foster family have all been murdered.


The Price of Politics by Bob Woodward. Inside the debt ceiling negotations of 2011 with the Washington Post journalist.
Michael Douglas: A Biography by Marc Eliot. A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywoods’s most successful stars, from the critically acclaimed and bestselling biographer.

The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin.  Presents an insider's account of the ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration, tracing several landmark cases and the strong views that will be shaping the Court of the near future.

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake. For three years, seventeen year old Cas Lowood has carried on his father's work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen witch mother and their spirit sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before.

Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake. Months after Anna Korlov opened a door to Hell and sacrificed herself for seventeen year old ghost hunter Cas Lowood, persistent visions of Anna being tortured cause Cas to decide to save her as she once saved him.

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

Abandon by Meg Cabot. A near death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen year old Pierce upside down, but when she needs him most, John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.


If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff. Chaos might ensue if you were to give a dog a donut.

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff. Taking a mouse to the movies can lead to letting him do other things, such as making a snowman, listening to Christmas carols, and decorating the Christmas tree.

How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills.  A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

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