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January 2013 Acquisitions

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

Barbara Allan—Antiques knock-off [large print]
Erin Bates—Her Amish man
Erica Bauermeister—The lost art of mixing
Jessica Beck—Evil eclairs [large print]
Juliet Blackwell—Murder on the house
Johnny Boggs—West Texas kill [large print]
Laura Bradford—Hearse & buggy [large print]
Bill Brooks—A bullet for Billy [large print]
Wanda E. Brunstetter—The last runaway
Tracy Chevalier—Mrs. Lincoln’s dressmaker
Mary Jane Clark—Footprints in the sand
John Connolly—The wrath of angels
Bernard Cornwell—1356
Ralph Cotton—City of bad men [large print]
Robert Crais—Suspect
Ted Dekker—Saint
Janet Evanovich—The husband list
Ian Frazier—The cursing mommy’s book of days
Juliann Garey—Too bright to hear too loud to see
W. E. B. Griffin—Empire & honor
Paul Grossman—Children of wrath
Jim Harrison—The river swimmer
John Harvey—Good bait
Cynthia Haseloff—Changing trains [large print]
Linda Howard—Shadow woman
Stephen Hunter—The third bullet
Robert Jordan—A memory of light
Laurie King—The god of the hive [large print]
Jayne Ann Krentz—Dream eyes
Mercedes Lackey—Crown of vengeance
Debbie Macomber—Trading Christmas
Jamie McGuire—Beautiful disaster
Jennifer McMahon—The one I left behind
Carolyn McSparren—The cart before the corpse [large print]
Leslie Meier—Chocolate covered murder [large print]
Leslie Meier—Wicked witch murder [large print]
Alice Munro—Dear life
Tamar Myers—Butter safe than sorry [large print]
James Patterson—Private Berlin
Karen Robards—Shiver
Diana Wallis Taylor—Mary Magdalene [large print]
Elizabeth Wilhide—Ashenden
Eric Wilson—October baby [large print]
Dick Wolf—The intercept
Daniel Woodrell—Woe to live on
Stuart Woods—Collateral damage

Audio books:
Richard Dawkins—The selfish gene [591.5 DAW CD]

Max Brand—Marbleface
Raymond Chandler—The big sleep
Agatha Christie—Death in the clouds
Patricia Cornwell—The Scarpetta factor
Janet Evanovich—Notorious nineteen
Joseph Finder—Killer instinct
Elmore Leonard—The complete Western stories of Elmore Leonard

Music CD’s/DVD’s/VHS:
Harry Warren—On the Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe with Harry Warren [CD MA 234]
Lori Heyob Ancona—My heart sings [CD MA 235]
Lori Heyob Ancona—All that really matters [CD MA 236]
The Dead Sea Scrolls [DVD 296.1 DEA]
Bag it: is your life too plastic? [DVD 363.7 BAG]
Swamp tigers [DVD 599.75 SWA]
Living with wolves [DVD 599.77 LIV]   
Potty training success [DVD 649 POT]
Beginning one: American smooth [dance instruction] [DVD 793.3 BEG]
Howard’s End [DVD MA 419]
Julia [DVD MA 420]
Lawless [DVD MA 422]
Miller’s crossing [DVD MA 423]
Sherlock: season one [DVD MA 424]
Ocean’s thirteen [DVD MA 428]
Jodi Picoult collection [DVD MA 429]

Adult NON-FICTION:  (numbers/alpha indicate Dewey call number)
1001 books you must read before you die [011 ONE]
Ken Jennings—Because I said so: the truth behind the myths, tales and warnings every    generation passes down to its kids [031 JEN]
Cheryl Strayed—Tiny beautiful things: advice on love and life from Dear Sugar     [070.4 STR]
Sonja Lyubomirsky—The myths of happiness: what should make you happy but    doesn't, what shouldn't make you happy but does [152.4 LYU]
Barbara Ehrenreich—Bright-sided: how the relentless promotion of positive thinking    has undermined America [155.2 EHR LP]
Wendy Lustbader—Life gets better: the unexpected pleasures of growing older     [155.6 LUS LP]
Richard Wiseman—The as if principle: the radically new approach to changing your life    [158 WIS]
John C. Norcross—Changeology: 5 steps to realizing your goals and resolutions     [158.1 NOR]
Christopher Hayes—Twilight of the elites: America after meritocracy [305.5 HAY]
Jared Diamond—The world until yesterday: what can we learn from traditional    societies? [305.89 DIA]
Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein—It’s even worse than it looks: how the    American constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism        [320.973 MAN]
Leonard Burman—Taxes in America: what everyone needs to know [336.2 BUR]
David Goldman—A father’s love: one man's unrelenting battle to bring his abducted son    home [362.82 GOL LP]
Neil Shubin—The universe within: discovering the common history of rocks, planets,    and people [550 SHU]
Jeremy Wade—River monsters: true stories of the ones that didn't get away         [597.1 WAD]
Hanne Blank—The unapologetic fat girl’s guide to exercise & other incendiary acts         [613.7 BLA]
Siddhartha Mukherjee—The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer         [616.99 MUK LP]   
Margaret Roach—The backyard parables: lessons on gardening & life [635 ROA]   
Better homes & gardens annual recipes 2012
Laurence Bergreen—Columbus: the four voyages [970 BER LP]
James L. Nelson—With fire & sword: the battle of Bunker Hill and the beginning of the    American Revolution [973.3 NEL LP]
Diane Ackerman—One hundred names for love: a stroke, a marriage, and the language    of healing [B ACK LP]
Joe Blair—By the Iowa Sea: a memoir [B BLA]
George Carlin—Last words [B CAR LP]
Michael Feeney Callan—Robert Redford: the biography [B RED LP]
Sonia Sotomayor—My beloved world [B SOT]
Peter Ames Carlin—Bruce [B SPR]
Iowa official register 2011-2012
Physician’s desk reference 2013

Kids books:
Easy Books:
Lois Ehlert—Circus
Katie Kirk—Eli, no
Tom Lichtenheld—E-mergency
Patrick McDonnell—The monster’s monster

Juvenile fiction:
Louise Erdrich—Chickadee
Rachel Renee Russo—Dork diaries 5: tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

Juvenile non-fiction:
Nursery rhyme comics

Staff recommendations:
Rick Meyer: Ariel S. Winter—The twenty-year death
Chris Kerndt: Carol Higgins Clark—Decked
Ellen Krousie: Douglas Brinkley—Cronkite
Ellen Thiele:  Richard Paul Evans—Winter gift

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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