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February 2013 Acquisitions

List of Robey Memorial Library's new books, audio and video materials

Adult FICTION:
Carolyne Aarsen—Catching her heart [paperback]
Leigh Bale—Falling for the forest ranger [paperback]
Dave Barry—Insane city
Alex Berenson—The night ranger
Maeve Binchy—A week in winter
Lawrence Block—Hit me
C. Alan Bradley—Speaking from among the bones
Max Brand—Red fire [large print]
Diane Burke—Silent witness [paperback]
Patrick W. Carr—A cast of stones
Jackie Collins—The power trip
Mary Daheim—The Alpine Xanadu
Patricia Davids—A Hope Springs Christmas [paperback]
Sharon Dunn—Zero visibility [paperback]
Lisa Gardner—Touch & go
Linda Goodnight—Rancher’s refuge [paperback]
Anne Gracie—The autumn bride [paperback]
Kent Haruf—Benediction
Ruth Logan Herne—His mistletoe family [paperback]
Ruth Logan Herne—Yuletide hearts [paperback]
Kristan Higgins—The best man [paperback]
Gina Holmes—Wings of glass
Robin Lee Hatcher—Bundle of joy [paperback]
Neta Jackson—Come to the table [large print]
J.A. Johnstone—The bounty killers [large print]
Jonathan Kellerman—Guilt
Naomi King—Rosemary opens her heart
Mercedes Lackey—Changes [paperback]
Debbie Macomber—One night [paperback]
Gail Gaymer Martin—Her Valentine hero [paperback]
Jamie Mason—Three graves full
Teresa Medeiros—The temptation of your touch [paperback]
Charles Memminger—Aloha, lady blue
Fern Michaels—Texas heat [paperback]
Brenda Minton—The cowboy’s healing ways [paperback]
Mischief and mistletoe
Dina Nayeri—A teaspoon of earth & sea
James Patterson—Alex Cross, run
James Patterson—The kiss
Jodi Picoult—The storyteller
Lynne Raimondo—Dante’s wood
Lois Richer—Perfectly matched [paperback]
J.D. Robb—Calculated in death
James Rollins—The blood gospel
R.A. Salvatore—Charon’s claw [paperback]
Laura Scott—Twin peril
Dana Stabenow—Bad blood
Danielle Steel—Until the end of time
Brad Taylor—Enemy of mine
Fay Weldon—Habits of the house
Charles West—Death is the hunter [large print]
Charles West—Outlaw pass [large print]
Hope White—Christmas haven [paperback]
Kit Wilkinson—Plain secrets [paperback]
Lenora Worth—Sweetheart bride [paperback]
William P. Young—Cross roads

Audio books:
Non-fiction:
Robert Holden—Be happy: release the power of happiness in you [158 HOL CD]
Zig Ziglar—Goals: setting & achieving them on schedule [158.1 ZIG CD]
Steven Pinker—The language instinct: how the mind creates language [400 PIN CD]
Sarah Bakewell—How to live, or, a life of Montaigne in one question & twenty attempts at an answer [B MON CD]

Fiction:
Clive Cussler—The tombs [playaway]
Felix Francis—Dick Francis’s bloodline [playaway]
Linda Howard—Shadow woman [CD]
Dennis Lehane—Live by night [playaway]
Ian McEwan—Sweet tooth [playaway]
James Patterson—Private Berlin [CD]
John Sandford—Mad River [playaway]

Music CD’s/DVD’s/VHS:
Merry Christmas II you [CD MA 237]
Williams Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet: music from the motion picture [CD MA 238]
Reflections, spirit lifters: inspirational words & music [CD MA 239]
Melissa Etheridge—Greatest hits: the road less traveled [CD MA 240]
Collective Soul—Home [CD MA 241]
Frac sand land: the incredible story of the vanishing hills [DVD 333.8 FRA]
Damages: the complete first season [DVD MA 432]
Damages: the complete second season [DVD MA 433]
Damages: the complete third season [DVD MA 434]
Stand strong [DVD MA 435]

Adult NON-FICTION:  (numbers/alpha indicate Dewey call number)
Maria Konnikova—Mastermind: how to think like Sherlock Holmes [153.4 KON]
Betsy Prioleau—Swoon: great seducers & why women love them [155.3 PRI]
Tomas Halik—Night of the confessor: Christian faith in an age of uncertainty [274.371 HAL]
Al Gore—The future: six drivers of global change [303.4 GOR]
Jeanne Marie Laskas—Hidden America: from coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen    people who make this country work [303.5 LAS]
Amy Webb—Data, a love story: how I gamed online dating to meet my match [306.7 WEB]
Bruce S. Feiler—The secrets of happy families: improve your mornings, rethink family dinner, fight smarter, go out and play, and much more [306.85 FEI]
Paul Krugman—End this depression now [330.9 KRU]
John Wood—Creating room to read: a story of hope in the battle for global literacy [374 WOO]
Andrew Keys—Why grow that when you can grow this: 255 extraordinary alternatives to everyday problem plants    [581.7 KEY]
Virginia Morell—Animal wise: the thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures[591.5 MOR]
Sam Sheridan—The disaster diaries: how I learned to stop worrying and love the apocalypse [613.6 SHE]
Brian Hare—The genius of dogs: how dogs are smarter than you think [636.7 HAR]
Amy Allen Clark—The good life for less: giving your family great meals, good times, and a happy home on a budget [640 CLA]
Richela Fabian Morgan—Tape it & make it: 101 duct tape activities [745.57 MOR]
Youzhen Lu—Handmade fabric flowers: 32 beautiful blooms to make [745.59 LU]
The Searchers: the making of an American legend [791.43 FRA]
Dan McCool—Reach for the stars: the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament
    [796.812 MCC]
David Shields—How literature saved my life [813 SHI]
Carson Ode—Celebrate Iowa: an entertaining tour of 103 festivals and events [917.77 ODE]
Larry E. Morris—The perilous West: seven amazing explorers and the founding of the Oregon Trail [978 MOR]
Amity Shlaes—Coolidge [B COO]
Salvatore A. Giunta—Living with honor [B GIU]
Chris Kyle—American sniper: the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history [B KYL]
Tommy Mottola—Hitmaker: the man & his music [B MOT]

Kids books:
Easy Books:
Jenni Desmond—Red cat, blue cat
Emma Dodd—Foxy
Jo Empson—Rabbityness
J. Klassen—This is not my hat
Gianna Marino—Too tall houses
Todd Parr—The thankful book


Juvenile fiction:
Katherine Applegate—The one & only Ivan
Cory Doctorow—Homeland
Andy Lane—Black ice
Marie Lu—Prodigy
Maryann Macdonald—Odette’s secrets
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor—Emily & Jackson hiding out
Lincoln Peirce—Big Nate flips out
Jennifer Rush—Altered
Chris Schweizer—Crogan’s vengeance
Neal Shusterman—Everlost
Elizabeth Wein—Code name Verity
Richard Yancey—The monstrumologist

Juvenile non-fiction:
The visual dictionary of the human body [J 611 VIS]
Nathan Hale—One dead spy [J 741.5 HAL]
Maurice Sendak—My brother’s book [J 811 SEN]
Judith Bloom Fradin—The price of freedom: how one town stood up to slavery [J 973.7 FRA]
Nathan Hale—Big bad ironclad [J 973.7 HAL]

Staff recommendations:
Rick Meyer: Oliver Burkeman—The antidote: happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking
Chris Kerndt: Jamie McGuire—Beautiful disaster
Ellen Krousie: Ken Jennings—Because I said so
Ellen Thiele:  Hope White—Christmas haven

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