Tuesday, October 28, 2008

New York Times Best Seller Lists








Published: October 24, 2008


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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.


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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.”


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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

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


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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


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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


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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

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

PLAYAWAY

Playawy is the simplest way to listen to audion on the go. Each Playaway weighs only two ounces, comes with the digital content already pre-loaded on it, and comes packaged with earbuds and a standard AAA battery to allow for immediate listening. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy!

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


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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


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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
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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.


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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.

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


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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