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December 2012 Acquisitions

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


Joe Abercrombie—The heroes

Judy Baer—Surprising grace [large print]

Milissa R. Bailey—Gracier

Stephen Baxter—Stone spring [paperback]

James Patrick Brotherton—Reclaiming the dead

Ellen Byerrum—Death on heels [paperback]

Tom Clancy—Threat vector

Robin Cook—Nano

Mary Daheim—The Alpine vengeance [paperback]

Peter Dexter—Deadwood

Sebastian Faulks—A possible life

Tom Franklin—Hell at the breech

Robin Jones Gunn—Cottage by the sea [large print]

Kay Hooper—The first prophet [paperback]

Linda Howard—Running wild [paperback]

Andrew E. Hunt—City of saints

Liz Johnson—A promise to protect [paperback]

Louis L’Amour—The collected short stories

Adrian McKinty—The cold cold ground

Meg Mims—Double crossing [large print]

Carl Nilsen—Choices & decisions

Lauran Paine—Way of the outlaw [large print]

Michael Palmer—Political suicide

James Patterson—Nevermore

James Patterson—Private London

Richard Pierce—Dead men

Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child—Two graves

Nora Roberts—The perfect hope

Danielle Steel—The sins of the mother

Barbara Vine—The child’s child

Don Winslow—The kings of cool


Audio books:




Michael Connelly—The black box

Jeffrey Deaver—Speaking in tongues

John Grisham—The racketeer

James Patterson—11th hour

James Patterson—Kill Alex Cross


Music CD’s/DVD’s/VHS:

The lord of the rings: the two towers

True grit


Absolute power

Fiddler on the roof

The missing

The tale of Despereaux

Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules



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

Damien Broderick—Science fiction: the 101 best novels, 1985-2010 [011 BRO]

Eben Alexander—Proof of heaven: a neurosurgeon’s journey into the afterlife [133.9 ALE]

Climate Central—Global weirdness: severe storms, deadly heat waves, relentless drought, rising seas, and the weather of the future [577.2 GLO]

Birgit Stutz—The rescue of Belle & Sundance: one town's incredible race to save two abandoned horses [636.1 STU]

Lara Ferroni—Real snacks: make your favorite childhood treats without all the junk [641.5 FER]

Edie Eckman—Connect-the-shapes crochet motifs [746.43 ECK]

John Connolly/Declan Burke, eds.—Books to die for: the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels [809.3 BOO]

Lyrical Iowa 2012 [811 LYR 2012]

Joseph Epstein—Essays in biography [814 EPS]

Herodotus—The histories [930 HER]

Alan I. Forrest—Napoleon: life, legacy, & image: a biography [B NAP]

Peter Rader—Mike Wallace [B WAL]


Kids books:

Easy Books:

Rebecca Janni—Jammy dance

William Mulcahy—Zach apologizes

William Mulcahy—Zach gets frustrated

David Ezra Stein—Because Amelia smiled


Juvenile fiction:

Harlan Coben—Seconds away

Eoin Colfer—Artemis Fowl: the last guardian

James Dashner—The kill order

John Flanagan—The hunters

Lincoln Peirce—Big Nate: here goes nothing

Lincoln Peirce—Big nate goes for broke

Dave Pilkey—Captain Underpants & the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers

Raina Telgemeier--Drama


Juvenile non-fiction:

Forget-me-nots: poems to learn by heart


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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