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November 2012 Acquisitions

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

Lynn N. Austin—All things new [large print]
David Baldacci—The forgotten
L.L. Bartlett—The walled flower [paperback]
Jefferson Bass—The inquisitor’s key
M.C. Beaton—Hiss and hers
Max Brand—Dogs of the captain [large print]
Rita Mae Brown—Sneaky Pie for president
Caleb Carr—The legend of Broken
Melody Carlson—River’s End [large print]
Jennifer Chiaverini—The giving quilt
Laura Childs—Postcards from the dead
Jane K. Cleland—Deadly threads [paperback]
Michael Thomas Coffield—The 13th planet: coming out of darkness
Michael Connelly—The black box
Cleo Coyle—A brew to a kill
Fay Cunningham—Cry baby [paperback]
Clive Cussler—Poseidon’s arrow
Patricia Davids—A home for Hannah [paperback]
Richard Doetsch—The thieves of legend
Emma Donoghue—Astray
Janet Evanovich—Notorious nineteen
Vince Flynn—The last man
Ben Fountain—Billy Lynn’s long halftime walk
Jeaniene Frost—This side of the grave [paperback]
Ron Hansen—She loves me not
Michael T. Harvey—The Chicago way
Michael T. Harvey—The fifth floor
Michael T. Harvey—We all fall down
Leann Harris—Fresh-start ranch [paperback]
Jillian Hart—Jingle bell bride [paperback]
Jillian Hart—Reunited for the holidays [paperback]
Will Henry—Medicine road [large print]
Georgette Heyer—The unfinished clue [paperback]
Arlene James—Carbon copy cowboy [paperback]
Arlene James—A love so strong [paperback]
J. A. Johnstone—Rattlesnake Valley [large print]
William W. Johnstone—The violent land [large print]
Norma Tadlock Johnson—Hazards of the game [paperback]
Glynna Kaye—Look-alike lawman [paperback]
Barbara Kingsolver—Flight behavior
Beverley Lewis—The fiddler
Stan Lynde—The big open [large print]
Gail Gaymer Martin—A dream of his own [paperback]
Anne McCaffrey—Sky dragons
Ian McEwan—Sweet tooth
Barbara McMahon—Mirror image bride [paperback]
Deon Meyer—Seven days
Emma Miller—Leah’s choice [paperback]
Linda Lael Miller—A lawman’s Christmas [paperback]
Lauran Paine—Ute Peak country [large print]
Brad Parks—The girl next door
James Patterson—Merry Christmas, Alex Cross
Marta Perry—Her surprise sister [paperback]
Hannu Rajaniemi—The fractal prince
Kathryn Springer—The promise of home [paperback]
Kathryn Springer—The soldier’s newfound family [paperback]
Bram Stoker—Dracula
Janet Tronstad—Second chance in Dry Creek [paperback]
Peggy Webb—Elvis & the blue Christmas corpse
Joseph A. West—Slaughter Canyon [large print]
Herman Wouk—The lawgiver

Audio books:


James Lee Burke—Creole belle [playaway]
Michael Connelly—The Lincoln lawyer [CD]
Clive Cussler—The storm [playaway]
Tana French—Broken Harbor [playaway]
John Grisham—The last juror [CD]
William Kent Krueger—Trickster’s Point [playaway]
Debbie Macomber—Angels at the table [CD]
James Patterson—10th anniversary [CD]
James Patterson—Cross fire [CD]
Kathy Reichs—Bones are forever [playaway]

Music CD’s/DVD’s/VHS:
Amelia [DVD MA 410]
The duchess [DVD MA 411]
Grey Gardens [DVD MA 412]
Diary of a wimpy kid [DVD MC 104]

Adult NON-FICTION:  (numbers/alpha indicate Dewey call number)
Noah Voss—UFO Wisconsin: a progress report [001.9 VOS]
Joe Queenan—One for the books [028 QUE]
The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: a guide to the medal & honor books [028.5 NEW]
Chad Lewis—The Minnesota road guide to haunted locations [133.1 LEW]
Nassim Taleb—Antifragile: things that gain from disorder [155.2 TAL]
Doug Manning—Dong take my grief away from me: how to walk through grief and learn     to live again [155.9 MAN]
Oliver Burkeman—The antidote: happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking     [158 BUR]
James D. Tabor—Paul & Jesus: how the Apostle transformed Christianity [225.9 TAB]
Michael S. Barry—The forgiveness project: the startling discovery of how to overcome    cancer, find health, and achieve peace [234 BAR]
Timothy J. Keller—Every good endeavor: connecting your work to God’s work     [248.8 KEL]
Lisa Scottoline—Meet me at the emotional baggage claim [305.4 SCO]
Willis Goudy—Iowa’s numbers: 150 years of decennial census data with a glance to the    future [310 IOW]
Jacob Grimm—Fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm: a new English version [398.2 GRI]
Sean M. Carroll—The particle at the end of the universe: how the hunt for the Higgs    boson leads us to the edge of a new world [539.7 CAR]
A.J. Jacobs—Drop dead healthy: one man’s humble quest for bodily perfection     [613.2 JAC]
Kim Carpenter—The vow: true events that inspired the movie [616.8 CAR]
Oliver Sacks—Hallucinations [616.89 SAC]
David L. Culp—The layered garden: design lessons for year-round beauty from         Brandywine Cottage [635 CUL]
Betty Crocker diabetes cookbook [641.5 BET]
Christmas cooking from the heart [641.5 CHR 2010]
Adam D. Roberts—Secrets of the best chefs: recipes, techniques, and tricks from    America's greatest cooks [641.5 ROB]
David Thomson—The big screen: the story of the movies [791.43 THO]
Larry McMurtry—Custer [973.8 MCM]
Evelyn Birkby—Always put in a recipe & other tips for living: from Iowa’s best known     homemaker [977.7 BIR]
Tony Bennett—Life is a gift: the zen of Bennett [B BEN]
Randall Sullivan—Untouchable: the strange life & tragic death of Michael Jackson         [B JAC]
Kenny Rogers—Luck or something like it: a memoir [B ROG]

Kids books:
Easy Books:

Alice in Wonderland
Art Mawhinney—Look & find Disney Pirates of the Caribbean at world’s end
Justine Fontes—Bee Movie
Art Mawhinney—Ratatouille (rat-a-too-ee)
Judy Katschke—Shrek the third

Juvenile fiction:
Ann Aguirre—Enclave
Ann Aguirre—Outpost
Stan Berenstain—The Berenstain Bears & the perfect crime (almost)
Ally Condie—Reached
Kerstin Gier—Sapphire blue
Patricia Reilly Giff—Hunter Moran saves the universe
Margaret Peterson Haddix—Caught
Jeff Kinney—Diary of a wimpy kid: the third wheel
Gordon Korman—The Medusa plot (39 clues)
Kimberly Morris—Tinker Bell
Jason Shiga—Meanwhile
Tracey West—Ash to the rescue

Juvenile non-fiction:
Martin H. Manser—Bible stories [J 220.9 MAN]
Gail Carson Levine—Forgive me, I meant to do it: false apology poems [J 811 LEV]

Staff recommendations:
Rick Meyer: Downton Abbey: season 1 DVD
Chris Kerndt: Hope Larson—A wrinkle in time: the graphic novel
Ellen Krousie: Michelle Y. Glennon—Owen & Mzee: a little story about big love
Ellen Thiele:  Kay Woodhouse—Unexpected blessings

Don’t forget about NEIBORS, E-books and audiobooks downloadable from home. The e-books are now compatible with Ipad and Ipod. Robey Memorial Library now has a limited number of Ipods & E-readers [Kindle, Nook, & Sony] available for check-out. For more information on NEIBORS visit: or stop by. We are located at 401 First Ave NW, Waukon, IA 52172-1803. Our phone number is 563-568-4424, email

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