Monday, December 22, 2008

Grocery Savings and Coupon Zone



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New York Times Best Seller Lists


















Published: December 19, 2008


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FICTION HARDCOVER

SCARPETTA, by Patricia Cornwell. (Putnam, $27.95.) The forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta takes an assignment in New York City.
Call #: F COR

THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright. (Threshold Editions, $19.99.) A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.
Call #: F BEC

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) Short stories blending fantasy and psychological realism.
Call #: F KIN

ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. (Putnam, $27.95.) In his 20th adventure, Dirk Pitt searches for a crucial element that will help reverse global warming.
Call #: F CUS

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb. (Harper, $29.95.) A man reconstructs five generations of family history and secrets from a cache of old diaries and letters.
Call #: F LAM

A MERCY, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf, $23.95.) In 17th-century America, a slave mother urges a Northern farmer to buy her daughter so that she can have a better life.
Call #: F MOR

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT, by Steve Berry. (allantine, $26.) The former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone searches for the truth about his father’s death on a secret submarine mission to the Antarctic; an underground city, Nazis and an artifact from Charlemagne’s tomb are involved.
Call #: F BER

YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A man is stalked by a woman who resembles the donor of the heart he received in a transplant operation.
Call #: F KOO

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

THE PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $30.) Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the White House, by the editor of Newsweek.
Call #: BIO JAC

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple has sextuplets.
Call #: 306.874 GOS

TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Humorous memories from the comedian, a member of the cast of “The Howard Stern Show.”

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

NO LIMITS, by Michael Phelps with Alan Abrahamson. (Free Press, $26.) Secrets of the swimmer’s success.

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

WISHFUL DRINKING, by Carrie Fisher. (Simon & Schuster, $21.) A memoir based on Fisher’s one-woman show.

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

THE ASCENT OF MONEY, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.



__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE AMERICAN PATRIOT’S ALMANAC, by William J. Bennett and John T. E. Cribb. (Thomas Nelson, $32.99.) Three hundred sixty-five readings on history and heroes

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: December 5, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright. (Threshold Editions, $19.99.) A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.

ARCTIC DRIFT, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. (Putnam, $27.95.) In his 20th adventure, Dirk Pitt searches for a crucial element that will help reverse global warming.

JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) Short stories blending fantasy and psychological realism.
Call #: F KIN

THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb. (Harper, $29.95.) A man reconstructs five generations of family history and secrets from a cache of old diaries and letters.
Call #: F LAM

YOUR HEART BELONGS TO ME, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A man is stalked by a woman who resembles the donor of the heart he received in a transplant operation.
Call #: F KOO

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

PRINCEPS’ FURY, by Jim Butcher. (Ace, $25.95.) In the fifth book of the Alera fantasy cycle, Alera makes peace with one foe only to face an invasion by the dreaded Vord.

DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW, by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $23.) Life in a picturesque New Hampshire town is not what it seems.

A MERCY, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf, $23.95.) In 17th-century America, a slave mother urges a Northern farmer to buy her daughter so that she can have a better life.
Call #: F MOR



__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $30.) Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the White House, by the editor of Newsweek.
Call #: BIO JAC

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Humorous memories from the comedian, a member of the cast of “The Howard Stern Show.”

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career. all #: BIO ORE

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

the ascent of money, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.

JOHN LENNON, by Philip Norman. (Ecco, $34.95.) Life in the Beatles and beyond, from the author of “Shout!”

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple has sextuplets.

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.



__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

you: BEING BEAUTIFUL, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz et al.. (Free Press, $26.99.) How foods and vitamins, creams and gels, mood swings and the management of pain affect inner and outer beauty.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists










Published: November 28, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

CROSS COUNTRY, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Alex Cross chases the leader of a lethal teenage gang.
Call #: F PAT

THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright. (Threshold Editions, $19.99.) A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.

THE PRIVATE PATIENT, by P. D. James. (Knopf, $25.95.) Cmdr. Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a journalist who had been a patient at a private clinic.
Call #: F JAM

THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb. (Harper, $29.95.) A man reconstructs five generations of family history and secrets from a cache of old diaries and letters.
Call #: F LAM

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) Short stories blending fantasy and psychological realism.

A MERCY, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf, $23.95.) In 17th-century America, a slave mother urges a Northern farmer to buy her daughter so that she can have a better life.
Call #: F MOR

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW, by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $23.) Life in a picturesque New Hampshire town is not what it seems.

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets the island’s old Nazi resisters.
Call #: F SHA

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

SALVATION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $25.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a priest who was not who he seemed; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of “Blink” and “The Tipping Point.”
Call #: 302 GLA

TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Humorous memories from the comedian, a member of the cast of “The Howard Stern Show.”

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $30.) Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the White House, by the editor of Newsweek.

DO THE RIGHT THING, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $25.95.) A campaign memoir and statement of principles from the former Republican presidential aspirant.

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

WHY WE SUCK, by Denis Leary. (Viking, $26.95.) Sardonic essays from the actor and comedian, currently the co-creator and star of the TV series “Rescue Me.”
Call #: 814.54 LEA

ANNIE LEIBOVITZ AT WORK, by Annie Leibovitz. (Random House, $40.) Memorable photographs, and a text — part memoir, part commentary — based on conversations with the book’s editor.

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

CALL ME TED, by Ted Turner with Bill Burke. (Grand Central, $30.) The entrepreneur’s personal story.

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.95.) The president-elect on life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother.
Call #: BIO OBA

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.) The president-elect asks Americans to move beyond political divisions.
Call #: 973.049 OBA


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

YOU: BEING BEAUTIFUL, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz et al.. (Free Press, $26.99.) How foods and vitamins, creams and gels, mood swings and the management of pain affect inner and outer beauty.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Everyrule.com



Are you looking for ways to keep your family entertained with little or no money? Try games! This site has rules for kids games, card games, board games, casino games, party games, and even the official rules for “Riding Shotgun”. Fortunately, the site is so entertaining that it is worth putting up with the jumble of ebay goods on every page. http://www.everyrule.com

New York Times Best Seller Lists


















Published: November 21, 2008

__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER, by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright. (Threshold Editions, $19.99.) A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.

JUST AFTER SUNSET, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $28.) Short stories blending fantasy and psychological realism.

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED, by Wally Lamb. (Harper, $29.95.) A man reconstructs five generations of family history and secrets from a cache of old diaries and letters.
Call #: F LAM

A MERCY, by Toni Morrison. (Knopf, $23.95.) In 17th-century America, a slave mother urges a Northern farmer to buy her daughter so that she can have a better life.
Call #: F MOR

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

SALVATION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $25.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a priest who was not who he seemed; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

SWALLOWING DARKNESS, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Ballantine, $26.) In the seventh Meredith Gentry paranormal romance, Meredith is pregnant with twins by one of her guards; their birth will enable her to claim her place as queen of faerie, but enemies plot against her.

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND, by Jeffery Deaver. (Simon & Schuster, $26.95.) A sheriff’s deputy is hunted in the Wisconsin woods by hit men after she finds the scene of their crime.
Call #: F DEA

MIDNIGHT, by Sister Souljah. (Atria, $26.95.) A boy from Sudan struggles to protect his mother and sister and remain true to his Islamic principles in a Brooklyn housing project.

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

TOO FAT TO FISH, by Artie Lange with Anthony Bozza. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Humorous memories from the comedian, a member of the cast of “The Howard Stern Show.”

AMERICAN LION, by Jon Meacham. (Random House, $30.) Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, in the White House, by the editor of Newsweek.

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

CALL ME TED, by Ted Turner with Bill Burke. (Grand Central, $30.) The entrepreneur’s personal story.

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.95.) The president-elect on life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother.
Call #: BIO OBA

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.) The president-elect asks Americans to move beyond political divisions.
Call #: 973.049 OBA

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A family’s struggle to get treatment for their son’s Tourette’s syndrome.
Call #: BIO FRI

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
Call #: BIO TAY

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

YOU: BEING BEAUTIFUL, by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz et al.. (Free Press, $26.99.) How foods and vitamins, creams and gels, mood swings and the management of pain affect inner and outer beauty.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

Monday, November 17, 2008

Have you heard? Tut is in Texas!



The traveling exhibition is currently at the Dallas Museum of Art and runs through May 15, 2009. Learn more about the exhibit at www.kingtut.org/home and see the National Geographic “At the Tomb of Tutankamen” www.nationalgeographic.com/egypt to learn about the discovery.

New York Times Best Seller Lists
































Published: November 14, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

DIVINE JUSTICE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.) Members of Washington’s Camel Club rally to save their leader, who is hiding out in the town of Divine, Va.
Call #: F BAL

SALVATION IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $25.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the murder of a priest who was not who he seemed; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

SWALLOWING DARKNESS, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Ballantine, $26.) In the seventh Meredith Gentry paranormal romance, Meredith is pregnant with twins by one of her guards; their birth will enable her to claim her place as queen of faerie, but enemies plot against her.

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

MIDNIGHT, by Sister Souljah. (Atria, $26.95.) A boy from Sudan struggles to protect his mother and sister and remain true to his Islamic principles in a Brooklyn housing project.

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

A GOOD WOMAN, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $27.) An American society girl who made a new life as a doctor in World War I France returns to New York.
Call #: F STE

BONES, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $27.) The psychologist-detective Alex Delaware is called in when women’s bodies keep turning up in a Los Angeles marsh.
Call #: F KEL

TESTIMONY, by Anita Shreve. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) A sex scandal at a Vermont prep school is caught on tape.
Call #: F SHR

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

ROUGH WEATHER, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $26.95.) The Boston private eye Spenser gets involved when a gunman kidnaps the bride from her wedding on a private island.
Call #: F PAR

A LION AMONG MEN, by Gregory Maguire. (Morrow, $26.95.) A looming civil war in Oz, seen through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion; the sequel to “Wicked” and “Son of a Witch.”
Call #: F MAG


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A family’s struggle to get treatment for their son’s Tourette’s syndrome.
Call #: BIO FRI

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE AMERICAN JOURNEY OF BARACK OBAMA, by the editors of Life magazine. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) Photographs and essays, starting with Obama’s birth in Hawaii.

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.95.) The president-elect on life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother.
Call #: BIO OBA

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
Call #: BIO TAY

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, by Barack Obama. (Crown, $25.) The president-elect asks Americans to move beyond political divisions.
Call #: 973.049 OBA

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

I HATE YOUR GUTS, by Jim Norton. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous essays, mostly about people Norton dislikes.

JOHN LENNON, by Philip Norman. (Ecco, $34.95.) Life in the Beatles and beyond, from the author of “Shout!”

THE LONGEST TRIP HOME, by John Grogan. (Morrow, $25.95.) A memoir of growing up Catholic, by the author of “Marley & Me.”
Call #: BIO GRO


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.

THE PURPOSE OF CHRISTMAS, by Rick Warren. (Howard Books, $17.99.) Reclaiming the holiday as a time for celebration, salvation and reconciliation.
Call #: 263.915 WAR

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

“Book Club in a Bag”


Have you heard about our "Book Club in a Bag" kits?

Each book club kit contains 12 copies of one book title.

Also included are a discussion guide, biographical information

about the author, reviews and criticism and some

general guidelines for leading a book discussion group.

The items are placed in a tote for your convenience

and checked out to you for six weeks.

Just grab em’ and go!

Kits may be reserved either online or by phone

and may be renewed.

Book Club Bag Titles:
Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad
Cider House Rules by John Irving
Eating Heaven by Jennie Shortridge
Evening by Susan Minot
A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver


For more information about the Southlake Public Library

"Book Club in a Bag",

please contact us at 817.748.8243 or 817.748.8647 or

visit the library website at www.southlakelibrary.org .

Monday, November 10, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: November 7, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE GATE HOUSE, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central, $27.99.) In a sequel to “The Gold Coast” (1990) a tax attorney and his ex-wife explore a reconciliation.
Call #: F DEM

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

A GOOD WOMAN, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $27.) An American society girl who made a new life as a doctor in World War I France returns to New York.
Call #: F STE

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

BONES, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $27.) The psychologist-detective Alex Delaware is called in when women’s bodies keep turning up in a Los Angeles marsh.
Call #: F KEL

ROUGH WEATHER, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $26.95.) The Boston private eye Spenser gets involved when a gunman kidnaps the bride from her wedding on a private island.
Call #: F PAR

A LION AMONG MEN, by Gregory Maguire. (Morrow, $26.95.) A looming civil war in Oz, seen through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion; the sequel to “Wicked” and “Son of a Witch.”
Call #: F MAG

TESTIMONY, by Anita Shreve. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) A sex scandal at a Vermont prep school is caught on tape.
Call #: F SHR

A MOST WANTED MAN, by John le Carré. (Scribner, $28.) Intelligence agencies involved in the war on terror converge in Hamburg when a young Muslim man with mysterious connections shows up.
THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets the island’s old Nazi resisters.
Call #: F SHA

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

DARK SUMMER, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s, $26.95.) A veterinarian cares for an injured dog with an amazing secret.


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A family’s struggle to get treatment for their son’s Tourette’s syndrome.
Call #: BIO FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
Call #: BIO TAY

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.

THE LONGEST TRIP HOME, by John Grogan. (Morrow, $25.95.) A memoir of growing up Catholic, by the author of “Marley & Me.”
Call #: BIO GRO

JOHN LENNON, by Philip Norman. (Ecco, $34.95.) Life in the Beatles and beyond, from the author of “Shout!”

BUYOLOGY, by Martin Lindstrom. (Doubleday, $24.95.) Results of a neuromarketing study that looked inside consumers’ brains as they were exposed to products.

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

HERE’S THE STORY, by Maureen McCormick. (Morrow, $25.95.) The life of the actress who played Marcia Brady.

THE WORDY SHIPMATES, by Sarah Vowell. (Riverhead, $25.95.) A contributing editor for public radio’s “This American Life” takes a fresh look at the Puritans and their journey to America.

TRIED BY WAR, by James M. McPherson. (Penguin Press, $35.) Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief, from the author of “Battle Cry of Freedom.”

__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

BAREFOOT CONTESSA BACK TO BASICS, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter, $35.) Cooking techniques and nearly 100 new recipes for elegant meals.

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

MARTHA STEWART’S COOKING SCHOOL, by Martha Stewart with Sarah Carey. Photographs by Marcus Nilsson and Ditte Isager. (Clarkson Potter, $45.) How to roast, broil, braise, stew, sauté, poach and more.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists











Published: October 31, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

EXTREME MEASURES, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.95.) Mitch Rapp teams up with a C.I.A. colleague to fight a terrorist cell — and the politicians who would rein them in.
Call #: F FLY

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

BONES, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $27.) The psychologist-detective Alex Delaware is called in when women’s bodies keep turning up in a Los Angeles marsh.
Call #: F KEL

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

ROUGH WEATHER, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $26.95.) The Boston private eye Spenser gets involved when a gunman kidnaps the bride from her wedding on a private island.
Call #: F PAR

A LION AMONG MEN, by Gregory Maguire. (Morrow, $26.95.) A looming civil war in Oz, seen through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion; the sequel to “Wicked” and “Son of a Witch.”
Call #: F MAG

TESTIMONY, by Anita Shreve. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) A sex scandal at a Vermont prep school is caught on tape.
Call #: F SHR

A MOST WANTED MAN, by John le Carré. (Scribner, $28.) Intelligence agencies involved in the war on terror converge in Hamburg when a young Muslim man with mysterious connections shows up.

DARK SUMMER, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s, $26.95.) A veterinarian cares for an injured dog with an amazing secret.

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Virgil Flowers investigates murder cases linked by a lemon in the mouth of each victim.
Call #: F SAN

MILLENNIUM FALCON, by James Luceno. (Del Rey, $26.) Jacen Solo’s daughter, Allana, discovers a curious device aboard her grandfather Han’s beloved spacecraft; a “Star Wars” book.

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets the island’s old Nazi resisters.
Call #: F SHA


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A family’s struggle to get treatment for their son’s Tourette’s syndrome.
Call #: BIO FRI

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

MY STROKE OF INSIGHT, by Jill Bolte Taylor. (Viking, $24.95.) A brain scientist shares what she learned from her 1996 stroke.
Call #: BIO TAY

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

HERE’S THE STORY, by Maureen McCormick. (Morrow, $25.95.) The life of the actress who played Marcia Brady.

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.

THE LONGEST TRIP HOME, by John Grogan. (Morrow, $25.95.) A memoir of growing up Catholic, by the author of “Marley & Me.”
Call #: BIO GRO

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

THE WAY I AM, by Eminem with Sacha Jenkins. (Dutton, $40.) How the rapper sees the world, with 250 photographs.

TRIED BY WAR, by James M. McPherson. (Penguin Press, $35.) Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief, from the author of “Battle Cry of Freedom.”

THE WORDY SHIPMATES, by Sarah Vowell. (Riverhead, $25.95.) A contributing editor for public radio’s “This American Life” takes a fresh look at the Puritans and their journey to America.

TED, WHITE, AND BLUE, by Ted Nugent. (Regnery, $27.95.) A manifesto by the rock star, gun advocate and host of an Outdoor Channel hunting show celebrates “what so many Americans embrace as abundant truth, common sense and inescapable logic.”

BEYOND BELIEF, by Josh Hamilton with Tim Keown. (FaithWords, $23.99.) The baseball player’s spiritual redemption and recovery from drug addiction.


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

MARTHA STEWART’S COOKING SCHOOL, by Martha Stewart with Sarah Carey. Photographs by Marcus Nilsson and Ditte Isager. (Clarkson Potter, $45.) How to roast, broil, braise, stew, sauté, poach and more.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

GIADA’S KITCHEN, by Giada De Laurentiis. ($32.50.) A collection of 100 Italian recipes with a California twist.


__________
BUSINESS HARDCOVER

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

WHO, by Geoff Smart and Randy Street. (Ballantine, $24.) How to attract and hire the right people for your business.

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) B
ecause life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

A SENSE OF URGENCY, by John P. Kotter. (Harvard Business Press, $22.) A professor and leadership expert on how to elicit an earnest.

BAD MONEY, by Kevin Phillips. (Viking, $25.95.) How the financial sector has hijacked the American economy, aided by Washington’s ruinous faith in the efficiency of markets.
Call #: 330.973 PHI

THE GREEN-COLLAR ECONOMY, by Van Jones with Ariane Conrad. (HarperOne, $25.95.) How saving the environment will rescue the economy by cutting energy prices and creating jobs.

THE NEW PARADIGM FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS, by George Soros. (PublicAffairs, $22.95.) The financier analyzes the origins and implications of the credit crisis, and offers a new way of thinking about how markets really work.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

THE WORLD IS CURVED, by David M. Smick. (Portfolio, $26.95.) Prudent advice for Wall Street and Main Street while operating in today’s turbulent global financial market.

TRIBES, by Seth Godin. (Portfolio, $19.95.) By way of the internet, leadership roles are now accessible to anyone using the principles of “tribes.”

THE FIRST BILLION IS THE HARDEST, by T. Boone Pickens. (Crown Business, $26.95.) An account of Pickens’s career and his views about energy policy.

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists








Published: October 24, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE BRASS VERDICT, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $26.) Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller (the Lincoln lawyer) team up to find a killer.
Call #: F CON

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

A LION AMONG MEN, by Gregory Maguire. (Morrow, $26.95.) A looming civil war in Oz, seen through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion; the sequel to “Wicked” and “Son of a Witch.”
Call #: F MAG

A MOST WANTED MAN, by John le Carré. (Scribner, $28.) Intelligence agencies involved in the war on terror converge in Hamburg when a young Muslim man with mysterious connections shows up.

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Virgil Flowers investigates murder cases linked by a lemon in the mouth of each victim.
Call #: F SAN

THE PIRATE KING, by R. A. Salvatore. (Wizards of the Coast, $27.95.) In Book 2 of the Transitions fantasy series, Drizzt returns to Luskan, a city dominated by dangerous pirates.

A WALLFLOWER CHRISTMAS, by Lisa Kleypas. (St. Martin’s, $16.95.) Matchmaking in Victorian London.

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE FIRE, by Katherine Neville. (Ballantine, $26.) The most powerful piece of Charlemagne’’s chess service has reappeared, restarting the Game; a sequel to “The Eight.”

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

A CEDAR COVE CHRISTMAS, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $16.95.) A pregnant woman shows up in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve and goes into labor in a room above a stable.

THE GIVEN DAY, by Dennis Lehane. (William Morrow, $27.95.) A policman, a fugitive and their families persevere in the turbulence of Boston at the end of World War I.


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

HERE’S THE STORY, by Maureen McCormick. (Morrow, $25.95.) The life of the actress who played Marcia Brady.

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple with twins has sextuplets.

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

THE WORDY SHIPMATES, by Sarah Vowell. (Riverhead, $25.95.) A contributing editor for public radio’s “This American Life” takes a fresh look at the Puritans and their journey to America.

TED, WHITE, AND BLUE, by Ted Nugent. (Regnery, $27.95.) A manifesto by the rock star, gun advocate and host of an Outdoor Channel hunting show celebrates “what so many Americans embrace as abundant truth, common sense and inescapable logic.”

PIECES OF MY HEART, by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman. (William Morrow, 25.95.) The movie star offers a memoir of his life, his marriages and his work.

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

KILL BIN LADEN, by Dalton Fury. (St. Martin’s, $25.95.) The siege of Tora Bora by the elite counterterrorist unit Delta Force, by the senior ranking military officer at the battle.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

THE SHADOW FACTORY, by James Bamford. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The transformation of the National Security Agency since 9/11, from the author of “The Puzzle Palace.”

TRIED BY WAR, by James M. McPherson. (Penguin Press, $35.) Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief, from the author of “Battle Cry of Freedom.”


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

LOVE YOUR LIFE, by Victoria Osteen. (Free Press, $25.) Osteen, co-pastor of the Lakewood megachurch, on using God’s teachings to find balance in one’s life.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

GIADA’S KITCHEN, by Giada De Laurentiis. (, $32.50.) A collection of 100 Italian recipes with a California twist.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Weekly Storytimes


Lap Sit
Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For babies who are not yet walking. Ten minutes of songs, rhymes and
games designed for infants sitting in a parent’s lap, then free play.

Mother Goose
Wednesdays , 10:00 am – 10:30 am
For babies who have started walking. Ten minutes based on nursery rhymes and other pre-literacy skills, designed for babies who can walk without help, then free play.

Toddler Time
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10:45 am – 11:05 am
Recommended for 2 to 3 year olds. A different story each week.

PreSchool Storytime
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11:30 am – Noon
Recommended for 3 to 5 year olds. Different stories each week.

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: October 17, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE PIRATE KING, by R. A. Salvatore. (Wizards of the Coast, $27.95.) In Book 2 of the Transitions fantasy series, Drizzt returns to Luskan, a city dominated by dangerous pirates.

A MOST WANTED MAN, by John le Carré. (Scribner, $28.) Intelligence agencies involved in the war on terror converge in Hamburg when a young Muslim man with mysterious connections shows up.

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Virgil Flowers investigates murder cases linked by a lemon in the mouth of each victim.
Call #: F SAN

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

GRACE, by Richard Paul Evans. (Simon & Schuster, $19.95.) A runaway girl and the two boys who try to save her, from the author of “The Christmas Box” and “The Gift.” Call #: F EVA

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE GIVEN DAY, by Dennis Lehane. (William Morrow, $27.95.) A policman, a fugitive and their families persevere in the turbulence of Boston at the end of World War I.

TSAR, by Ted Bell. (Atria Books, $26.95.) The Kremlin has a brutal killer working for it in America.
Call #: F BEL

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

A CEDAR COVE CHRISTMAS, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $16.95.) A pregnant woman shows up in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve and goes into labor in a room above a stable.

HOT MAHOGANY, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) A Stone Barrington mystery set amid the intrigues of the world of antiques and old and new money in New England.
Call #: F WOO

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets with residents of the island of Guernsey who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.

LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER, by Maya Angelou. (Random House, $25.) Reminiscences, appreciations and poems from the author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”
Call #: BIO ANG

KILL BIN LADEN, by Dalton Fury. (St. Martin’s, $25.95.) The siege of Tora Bora by the elite counterterrorist unit Delta Force, by the senior ranking military officer at the battle.

THE WORDY SHIPMATES, by Sarah Vowell. (Riverhead, $25.95.) A contributing editor for public radio’s “This American Life” takes a fresh look at the Puritans and their journey to America.

TED, WHITE, AND BLUE, by Ted Nugent. (Regnery, $27.95.) A manifesto by the rock star, gun advocate and host of an Outdoor Channel hunting show celebrates “what so many Americans embrace as abundant truth, common sense and inescapable logic.”

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

PIECES OF MY HEART, by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman. (William Morrow, 25.95.) The movie star offers a memoir of his life, his marriages and his work.

THE GREEN-COLLAR ECONOMY, by Van Jones with Ariane Conrad. (HarperOne, $25.95.) How saving the environment will rescue the economy by cutting energy prices and creating jobs.

TRIED BY WAR, by James M. McPherson. (Penguin Press, $35.) Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief, from the author of “Battle Cry of Freedom.”

BOYS WILL BE BOYS, by Jeff Pearlman. (Harper, $25.95.) A chronicle of the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s.
Call #: 796.332 PEA

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays.
Call #: 814.54 SED


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON?, by David Jeremiah. (Nelson, $22.99.) A pastor on what to expect and how to live based on 10 end-of-days prophecies in the Bible.

GIADA’S KITCHEN, by Giada De Laurentiis. (, $32.50.) A collection of 100 Italian recipes with a California twist.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

Monday, October 13, 2008

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A few of our recently purchased titles include:
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
Carrot Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Life of Pi by Yan Martel
Cross by James Patterson
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
You: the Owners Manual by Michael Roizen
Your Best Life Now by Joel Osteen
Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy

New York Times Best Seller Lists

























Published: October 9, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A marine returning home sets out to find the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
Call #: F SPA

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Virgil Flowers investigates murder cases linked by a lemon in the mouth of each victim.
Call #: F SAN

TSAR, by Ted Bell. (Atria Books, $26.95.) The Kremlin has a brutal killer working for it in America.
Call #: F BEL

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

A CEDAR COVE CHRISTMAS, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $16.95.) A pregnant woman shows up in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve and goes into labor in a room above a stable.

HOT MAHOGANY, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) A Stone Barrington mystery set amid the intrigues of the world of antiques and old and new money in New England.
Call #: F WOO

THE GIVEN DAY, by Dennis Lehane. (William Morrow, $27.95.) A policman, a fugitive and their families persevere in the turbulence of Boston at the end of World War I.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets with residents of the island of Guernsey who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

ANATHEM, by Neal Stephenson. (William Morrow, $29.95.) An order of cloistered mathematicians and scientists must save their Earth-like planet when catastrophe threatens.
Call #: F STE

FAEFEVER, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte, $25.95.) MacKayla is caught in the middle as the faes battle it out in Dublin; the third part of the Fever series.

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE SNOWBALL, by Alice Schroeder. (Bantam, $35.) The life of Warren Buffett.
Call #: BIO BUF

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

PIECES OF MY HEART, by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman. (William Morrow, 25.95.) The movie star offers a memoir of his life, his marriages and his work.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

21 NIGHTS, by Prince and Randee St. Nicholas. (Atria, $50.) Poetry, lyrics, a CD and a photographic essay evoke Prince’s concerts in London in 2007.

MOTHER WARRIORS, by Jenny McCarthy. (Dutton, $24.95.) The battles of the author and other mothers against their children’s autism.

BOYS WILL BE BOYS, by Jeff Pearlman. (Harper, $25.95.) A chronicle of the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s.
Call #: 796.332 PEA

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir.
Call #: BIO SPE

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

THE FOREVER WAR, by Dexter Filkins. (Knopf, $25.) A distillation of his work in Iraq and Afghanistan by the New York Times correspondent.


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

GIADA’S KITCHEN, by Giada De Laurentiis. (, $32.50.) A collection of 100 Italian recipes with a California twist.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

BEFORE YOU DO: MAKING GREAT DECISIONS THAT YOU WON’T REGRET, by T. D. Jakes. (Atria, $25.) How your choices affect your relationships, marriage and family. Call #: 248.84 JAK


Published: October 3, 2008
__________
BUSINESS HARDCOVER
HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE FIRST BILLION IS THE HARDEST, by T. Boone Pickens. (Crown Business, $26.95.) An account of Pickens’s career and his views about energy policy.

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

BAD MONEY, by Kevin Phillips. (Viking, $25.95.) How the financial sector has hijacked the American economy, aided by Washington’s ruinous faith in the efficiency of markets.
Call #: 330.973 PHI

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits. Call #: 332.024 TRU

THE GONE FISHIN’ PORTFOLIO, by Alexander Green. (Wi­ley, $27.95.) A guide to hands-off investing for the long term.

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion.

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

THE WORLD IS CURVED, by David M. Smick. (Portfolio, $26.95.) Prudent advice for Wall Street and Main Street while operating in today’s turbulent global financial market.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

Monday, October 06, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists






















Published: October 12, 2008


__________
FICTION HARDCOVER

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

HEAT LIGHTNING, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $26.95.) Virgil Flowers investigates murder cases linked by a lemon in the mouth of each victim.
Call #: F SAN

THE GIVEN DAY, by Dennis Lehane. (William Morrow, $27.95.) A policman, a fugitive and their families persevere in the turbulence of Boston at the end of World War I.

HOT MAHOGANY, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) A Stone Barrington mystery set amid the intrigues of the world of antiques and old and new money in New England. Call #: F WOO

ONE FIFTH AVENUE, by Candace Bushnell. (Hyperion, $25.95.) The worlds of gossip, theater and hedge funds have one address in common.
Call #: F BUS

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

TSAR, by Ted Bell. (Atria Books, $26.95.) The Kremlin has a brutal killer working for it in America.
Call #: F BEL

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets with residents of the island of Guernsey who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

THE BOOK OF LIES, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $25.99.) The murder of the father of Superman’s creator, Jerry Siegel, is linked to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Call #: F MEL

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT

FAEFEVER, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte, $25.95.) MacKayla is caught in the middle as the faes battle it out in Dublin; the third part of the Fever series.

INDIGNATION, by Philip Roth. (Houghton Mifflin, $26.) A Newark, N.J., college student in the Korean War era breaks with his parents and goes to a school in the Midwest. Call #: F ROT

ANATHEM, by Neal Stephenson. (William Morrow, $29.95.) An order of cloistered mathematicians and scientists must save their Earth-like planet when catastrophe threatens.
Call #: F STE


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist. Call #: 363.7 FRI

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.

PIECES OF MY HEART, by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman. (William Morrow, 25.95.) The movie star offers a memoir of his life, his marriages and his work.

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

BAD MONEY, by Kevin Phillips. (Viking, $25.95.) How the financial sector has hijacked the American economy, aided by Washington’s ruinous faith in the efficiency of markets. Call #: 330.973 PHI

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

MOTHER WARRIORS, by Jenny McCarthy. (Dutton, $24.95.) The battles of the author and other mothers against their children’s autism.

BOYS WILL BE BOYS, by Jeff Pearlman. (Harper, $25.95.) A chronicle of the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s.
Call #: 796.332 PEA

THROUGH THE STORM, by Lynne Spears with Lorilee Craker. (Nelson, 24.99.) Britney Spears’s mother gives her perspective on her family’s perils.
Call #: 920 SPE

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir.
Call #: BIO SPE

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

ANGLER, by Barton Gellman. (Penguin, $27.95.) Dick Cheney’s actions as vice president are explored by the Washington Post reporter.

THE FOREVER WAR, by Dexter Filkins. (Knopf, $25.) A distillation of his work in Iraq and Afghanistan by the New York Times correspondent.


__________
ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BREAKTHROUGH, by Suzanne Somers. (Crown, $25.95.) Eight steps to wellness: advice on hormone therapy from Somers and a group of doctors.

BEFORE YOU DO: MAKING GREAT DECISIONS THAT YOU WON’T REGRET, by T. D. Jakes. (Atria, $25.) How your choices affect your relationships, marriage and family. Call #: 248.84 JAK

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR


__________
BUSINESS HARDCOVER

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist. Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE FIRST BILLION IS THE HARDEST, by T. Boone Pickens. (Crown Business, $26.95.) An account of Pickens’s career and his views about energy policy.

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

BAD MONEY, by Kevin Phillips. (Viking, $25.95.) How the financial sector has hijacked the American economy, aided by Washington’s ruinous faith in the efficiency of markets. Call #: 330.973 PHI

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

THE GONE FISHIN’ PORTFOLIO, by Alexander Green. (Wi­ley, $27.95.) A guide to hands-off investing for the long term.

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion. * on order *

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

THE WORLD IS CURVED, by David M. Smick. (Portfolio, $26.95.) Prudent advice for Wall Street and Main Street while operating in today’s turbulent global financial market.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

Monday, September 29, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists











Published: September 28, 2008


_________
FICTION HARDCOVER


THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

THE OTHER QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (, $25.95.) The story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in captivity under Queen Elizabeth.
Call #: F GRE

FAEFEVER, by Karen Marie Moning. (Delacorte, $25.95.) MacKayla is caught in the middle as the faes battle it out in Dublin; the third part of the Fever series.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $24.95.) A hacker and a journalist help a wealthy octogenarian investigate his niece’s disappearance 40 years ago; the first part of a trilogy by the late Swedish journalist.
Call #: F LAR

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist meets with residents of the island of Guernsey who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

THE BOOK OF LIES, by Brad Meltzer. (Grand Central, $25.99.) The murder of the father of Superman’s creator, Jerry Siegel, is linked to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Call #: F MEL

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

ANATHEM, by Neal Stephenson. (William Morrow, $29.95.) An order of cloistered mathematicians and scientists must save their Earth-like planet when catastrophe threatens.
Call #: F STE

AMERICAN WIFE, by Curtis Sittenfeld. (Random House, $26.) A pretty librarian marries the alcoholic son of a wealthy political family who somehow becomes president.
Call #: F SIT

INDIGNATION, by Philip Roth. (Houghton Mifflin, $26.) A Newark, N.J., college student in the Korean War era breaks with his parents and goes to a school in the Midwest. Call #: F ROT

PAUL OF DUNE, by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. (Doherty, $27.95.) The story of Paul Muad’Dib and his jihad that took place between Frank Herbert’s novels “Dune” and “Dune Messiah.”

ORDER 66, by Karen Traviss. (Del Rey, $27.) The Republic’s clone forces fight against treacherous odds; a “Star Wars” novel.

DARK CURSE, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley, $24.95.) A Carpathian novel

DEVIL BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $25.95.) Temperance Brennan, the forensic anthropologist, must identify two victims of voodoo and devil worship.
Call #: F REI

THE KEEPSAKE, by Tess Gerritsen. (Ballantine,, $26.) A killer who mummifies his victims is on the loose in Boston.
Call #: F GER


__________
NONFICTION HARDCOVER


HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist. Call #: 363.7 FRI

THE WAR WITHIN, by Bob Woodward. (Simon & Schuster, $32.) White House debates over the Iraq war, 2006-8.

THE LIMITS OF POWER, by Andrew Bacevich. (Metropolitan/Holt, $24.) A retired Army colonel argues that Americans themselves are responsible for the country’s woes.
Call #: 320.973 BAC

ANGLER, by Barton Gellman. (Penguin, $27.95.) Dick Cheney’s actions as vice president are explored by the Washington Post reporter.

THROUGH THE STORM, by Lynne Spears with Lorilee Craker. (Nelson, 24.99.) Britney Spears’s mother gives her perspective on her family’s perils.
Call #: 920 SPE

STORI TELLING, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) The actress’s memoir.
Call #: BIO SPE

BOYS WILL BE BOYS, by Jeff Pearlman. (Harper, $25.95.) A chronicle of the Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s.
Call #: 796.332 PEA

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

THE FOREVER WAR, by Dexter Filkins. (Knopf, $25.) A distillation of his work in Iraq and Afghanistan by the New York Times correspondent.

FLEECED, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper, $26.95.) Americans are fleeced by government, business, labor unions and lobbyists.
Call #: 320.973 MOR

WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) The humorist’s latest essays.
Call #: 814.54 SED

THE CASE AGAINST BARACK OBAMA, by David Freddoso. (Regnery, $27.95.) The Democratic candidate as a calculating extreme leftist.

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.

THE OBAMA NATION, by Jerome R. Corsi. (Threshold, $28.) The Democratic candidate as an extreme leftist, from a co-author of “Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry.”
Call #: BIO OBA

ACEDIA AND ME, by Kathleen Norris. (Riverhead, $25.95.) Personal experience with a malady related to depression.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

BREAKTHROUGH, by Suzanne Somers. (Crown, $25.95.) Eight steps to wellness: advice on hormone therapy from Somers and a group of doctors.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as the key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.01 BYR

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2009, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most.

REAL LIFE, by Phil McGraw. (Free Press, $26.99.) Preparing yourself for seven different kinds of life crisis, from bereavement to existential angst.
Call #: 158 MCG



Published: September 12, 2008
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BUSINESS HARDCOVER


THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

NOW DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus
Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $27). How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

DEBT CURES "THEY" DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT, by Kevin Trudeau. (Equity, $25.95.) How the credit industry is rigged against you, and how to fight back by changing habits.
Call #: 332.024 TRU

FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow, $27.95.) Explores the incentives that drive groups, including school teachers, campaign fund-raisers and real estate agents.
Call #: 330 LEV

WHEN MARKETS COLLIDE, by Mohamed A. El-Erian. (McGraw-Hill, $27.95.) Investing advice for a time of global economic change.
Call #: 381.101 EL-

YES!, by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin and Robert B. Cialdini. (Free Press, $25.) The one word that can get people to say “yes” and 49 other ways to improve your powers of persuasion.

SIX DISCIPLINES EXECUTION REVOLUTION, by Gary Harpst. (Six Disciplines Publishing, $12.95.) Strategies for small and midsize businesses.

KILLING SACRED COWS, by Garrett B. Gunderson with Stephen Palmer. (Greenleaf, $21.95 .) Debunking myths about money and saving for retirement.

WOMEN AND MONEY, by Suze Orman. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.95.) Advice for overcoming one’s dysfunctional relationship with money, including a plan for getting finances on track.
Call #: 332.024 ORM

OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. (St. Martin's, $19.95.) A fable about how to bring about change in a group, through the eyes of a penguin bearing bad news.
Call #: 658.406 KOT

AHEAD OF THE CURVE, by Philip Delves Broughton. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) An account of the author’s two years at Har­vard Business School.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR BUSINESS FAILURE, by Donald R. Keough. (Portfolio, $24.95.) A former president of the Coca-Cola Company uses reverse psychology to dispense busi­ness advice.

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

THE LITTLE BOOK THAT SAVES YOUR ASSETS, by David M. Darst. (Wiley, $19.95.) Learn what the rich have always known “correct asset allocation”.