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September 2012 Acquisitions

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


Carolyne Aarsen—Daddy lessons [paperback]

Carolyne Aarsen—Healing the doctor’s heart [paperback]

Susan Albert Wittig—Nightshade

Stephanie Barron—A flaw in the blood

T. C. Boyle—San Miguel

Sandra Brown—Low pressure

Sandra Brown—The Texas trilogy

Chelsea Cain—Sweetheart

Robyn Carr—Just over the mountain [paperback]

Michael Chabon—Telegraph Avenue

Lee Child—A wanted man

Mindy Starns Clark—The Amis bride [large print]

Debra Clopton—Her homecoming cowboy [paperback]

Debra Clopton—Her rodeo cowboy

Randy Sue Coburn—A better view of paradise

Clive Cussler—The tombs

Margaret Daley—A love rekindled [paperback]

Sebastian Faulks—The devil may care: the new James Bond novel

Chrystle Fiedler—Death drops

Suzanne Woods Fisher—The haven

Ken Follett—Winter of the world

Tess Gerritsen—Rizzoli & Iles

Linda Goodnight—The last bridge home [paperback]

Linda Greenlaw—Fisherman’s bend

Irene Hannon—Finding home [paperback]

Jillian Hart—Montana cowboy [paperback]

Jillian Hart—Montana dreams [paperback]

Jillian Hart—Montana homecoming [paperback]

A. M. Homes—May we be forgiven

Arlene James—Building a perfect match [paperback]

Arlene James—Second chance match [paperback]

Eloisa James—The ugly duchess [paperback]

Wynonna Judd—Restless heart

Sherrilyn Kenyon—Bad moon rising

Sherrilyn Kenyon—Dance with the devil

Laura Lippman—Another thing to fall

Debbie Macomber—Dakota home [paperback]

Dana Mentink—Lost legacy [paperback]

Fern Michaels—Déjà vu [paperback]

Linda Lael Miller—Ragged rainbows [paperback]

Roger Morris—Summon up the blood

James Patterson—Zoo

Douglas J. Preston—The wheel of darkness

J. D. Robb—Delusion in death

J. D. Robb—Three in death

Nora Roberts—The MacKade brothers

J. K. Rowling—The casual vacancy

Laura Scott—Identity crisis [paperback]

Susan Sleeman—Double exposure [paperback]

Tom Rob Smith—The secret speech

Zadie Smith—NW

Virginia Smith—Bullseye [paperback]

Lauraine Snelling—Reunion [large print]

Camy Tang—Formula for danger [paperback]

Janet Tronstad—Lilac wedding in Dry Creek [paperback]

Janet Tronstad—Wildflower bride in Dry Creek [paperback]

J. R. Ward—Lover avenged

Hope White—Small town protector [paperback]

Ariel S. Winter—The twenty-year death

Bonnie K. Winn—Family by design [paperback]

Nancy Woodruff—My wife’s affair

Stuart Woods—Sever clear

Lenora Worth—Sweetheart reunion [paperback] 

Adult NON-FICTION:  (numbers/alpha indicate Dewey call number)

1001 children’s books you must read before you die [011.6 ONE]

Bob Greene—Late edition: a love story [070 GRE]

Laurence Gonzales—Surviving survival: the art and science of resilience [155.9 GON]

Gretchen Rubin—Happier at home: kiss more, jump more, abandon a project, read   Samuel Johnson, and my other experiments in the practice of everyday life [158 RUB]

Kelly Corrigan—Lift [170 COR]

Jonathan Sacks—The great partnership: God, science & the search for meaning [201 SAC]

Nicholas Wade—The faith instinct: how religion evolved & why it endures [201 WAD]

David G. Evans—Dare to be a man: the truth every man must know-- and every woman needs to know about him [248.8 EVA]

Joseph E. Stiglitz—The price of inequality: how today’s divided society endangers our future [305.5 STI]

Judith S. Wallerstein—What about the kids: raising your children before, during, and  after divorce [306.89 WAL]

David E. Sanger—Confront & conceal: Obama's secret wars and surprising use of  American power [327.73 SAN]

Jeffrey Toobin—The oath: the Obama White House and the Supreme Court [347 TOO]

Mark Owen—No easy day: the autobiography of a Navy SEAL : the firsthand account of  the mission that killed Osama bin Laden [359.9 OWE]

Myles J. Connor—The art of the heist: confessions of a master art thief, rock-and-roller, and prodigal son [364.16 CON]

David Cay Johnston—The fine print: how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind [364.16 CON]

Tony Danza—I’d like to apologize to every teacher I’ve ever had: my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High [371 DAN]

Better Homes & Gardens celebrate the season 2012 [394.2 BET 2012]

Rebecca L. Johnson—National Geographic guide to medicinal herbs: the world's most effective healing plants [615 JOH]

Atina Diffley—Turn here sweet corn: organic farming works [631.5 DIF]

Courtney Cochran—Hip tastes: the fresh guide to wine [641.2 COC]

Alton Brown—Feasting on asphalt: the river run [641.5 BRO]                                

Bruce Aidells—The great meat cookbook: everything you need to know to Buy and cook today's meat [641.6 AID]

Elinor Klivans—Chocolate cakes: 50 great cakes for every occasion [641.8 KLI]

Denyse Schmidt—Modern quilts, traditional inspiration : 20 new designs with historic   roots [746.46 SCH]

Paul Elie—Reinventing Bach [780.9 ELI]

Nicholas Meyer—The view from the bridge: memories of Star Trek and a life in   Hollywood [791.4 MEY]

Josh Axelrad—Repeat until rich: a professional card counter's chronicle of the blackjack wars [795.4 AXE]

Rafe Bartholomew—Pacific rims: beermen ballin' in flip-flops and the Philippines' unlikely love affair with basketball [796.323 BAR]

Anthony Robles—Unstoppable: from underdog to undefeated : how I became a champion [796.8 ROB]

The open door: one hundred poems, one hundred years of Poetry magazine [811 OPE]

Henry David Thoreau—Thoreau at Walden [818 THO]

Aeschylus—The Oresteia [882 AES]

Clive Cussler—The sea hunters [910.4 CUS]

Ed Stafford—Walking the Amazon: 860 days. one step at a time [918.1 STA]

Nicholas Best—Five days that shocked the world: eyewitness accounts from Europe at the end of World War II [940.53 BES]

Dakota Meyer—Into the fire: a first-hand account of the most extraordinary battle in the Afghan War [958.1 MEY]

Hedrick Smith—Who stole the American dream? [973.91 SMI]

Evan Thomas—Ike’s bluff: president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world  [973.921 THO]

Dinesh D’Souza—Obama’s America: unmaking the American dream [973.932 DSO]

Michael Grunwald—The new New Deal: the hidden story of change in the Obama era  [973.932 GRU]

Martin W. Sandler—The impossible rescue: the true story of an amazing Arctic  adventure [979.8 SAN]

Penny Marshall—My mother was nuts: a memoir [B MAR]

Kati Marton—Paris: a love story, a memoir [B MAR]

Melissa Rycroft—My reality [B RYC]

Peterson’s four-year colleges 2013


Kids books:

Easy Books:

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen—The pirate princess

Norman Bridwell—Clifford’s first Christmas

Richard Buckley—The greedy python

Candace Fleming—Oh, no

Denise Fleming—In the tall, tall grass

K. L. Going—Dog in charge

Sarah Maizes—On my way to the bath

Bill Martin—Here are my hands

Rebecca Patterson—My no, no, no day

Levi Pinfold—Black dog

Amy Krouse Rosenthal—Wumbers


Juvenile fiction:

Jodi Lynn Anderson—Tiger Lily

Ben M. Baglio—Bunnies in the bathroom

Ben M. Baglio—Goat in the garden

Ben M. Baglio—Goose on the loose

Ben M. Baglio—Lamb in the laundry

Ben M. Baglio—Piglet in the playpen

Mary Casanova—McKenna

Mary Casanova—McKenna, ready to fly

Kristin Cashore—Bitterblue

Andrew Clements—About average

Sarah Beth Durst—Vessel

Michelle Gagnon—Don’t turn around

Margaret Peterson Haddix—Into the gauntlet

E. Lockhart—Dramarama

Lois Lowry—Son

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor—Shiloh season

James Patterson—Confessions of a murder suspect

Jodi Picoult—Between the lines

Patricia Polacco—Bully

Michael Scott—The enchantress


Juvenile non-fiction:

Jason Chin—Island: a story of the Galápagos [J 508.8 CHI]

Thomas Schumacher—How does the show go on: an introduction to the theater  [J 792 SCH]


Staff recommendations:
Rick Meyer: Dan Gutman—Mrs. Dole is out of control

Chris Kerndt: Lex Thomas—The loners

Ellen Krousie: 1,001 children’s books you must read before you die
Ellen Thiele:  Joyce Magnin—Harriet Beamer takes the bus

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