Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Southlake Public Library



1400 Main Street, Suite 130
Southlake, Texas 76092
Phone: (817) 748-8243
http://www.southlakelibrary.org/











"All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing that interests us at all times, how to escape." ~Arthur Christopher Benson, Poet and author

Escape into one of these bestselling titles found at your Southlake Public Library.







FICTION HARDCOVER

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THE WRECKER, by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. (Putnam, $27.95.) In 1907, a detective tracks a mysterious saboteur all over the West.
Call #: F CUS




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BREATHLESS, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $28.) Mysterious animals in the Colorado Rockies set off intrigue and suspense.
Call #: F KOO




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I, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Tracking the murderer of a relative, Alex Cross discovers a wild Washington scene with explosive secrets.
Call #: F PAT




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PIRATE LATITUDES, by Michael Crichton. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) In the 17th-century Caribbean, a British pirate attacks a Spanish galleon; this manuscript was found in Crichton’s files after his death in 2008.
Call #: F CRI




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UNDER THE DOME, by Stephen King. (Scribner, $35.) When a Maine town is trapped by an invisible force field, a sanctimonious and hypocritical politician takes over.
Call #: F KIN




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FORD COUNTY, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $24.) Stories set in rural Mississippi.
Call #: F GRI





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TRUE BLUE, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.99.) An ex-cop in Washington struggles to clear her name.
Call #: F BAL




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PURSUIT OF HONOR, by Vince Flynn. (Atria, $27.99.) The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp must teach politicians about national security following a new Qaeda attack.
Call #: F FLY




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THE SCARPETTA FACTOR, by Patricia Cornwell. (Putnam, $27.95.) Apparent threats on Kay Scarpetta’s life make her hesitate when a TV producer wants her to star in a show.
Call #: F COR




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THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday, $29.95.) Robert Langdon among the Masons.
Call #: F BRO






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THE LAST SONG, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central, $24.99.) A 17-year-old girl spends the summer with her divorced father in North Carolina and finds many kinds of love.
Call #: F SPA




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The HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO






NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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GOING ROGUE,by Sarah Palin. (Harper/Harper Collins, $28.99.) A memoir by the former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate.
Call#: BIO PAL




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A SIMPLE CHRISTMAS, by Mike Huckabee. (Sentinel, $19.95.) Christmas memories from the former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential aspirant.
Call#: 394.266 HUC




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THE IMPERIAL CRUISE, by James Bradley. (Little, Brown, $29.99.) In 1905, during a diplomatic journey organized by Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft negotiated secret agreements with several Asian countries.
Call#: 359.4 BRA




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WHEN THE GAME WAS OURS, by Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson with Jackie MacMullan. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.) Two great basketball players discuss their careers, their long rivalry and their eventual friendship.
Call#: 920 BIR




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WHAT THE DOG SAW, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A decade of New Yorker essays.
Call#: 814.6 GLA




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SUPERFREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $29.99.) A scholar and a journalist apply economic thinking to everything: the sequel.
Call#: 330 LEV




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HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, by Mitch Albom. (Hyperion, $23.99.) A suburban rabbi and a Detroit pastor teach lessons about the comfort of belief.
Call#: 296 ALB




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TRUE COMPASS, by Edward M. Kennedy. (Twelve, $35.) The late senator’s autobiography.
Call#: BIO KEN








ARGUING WITH IDIOTS, written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others. (Mercury Radio Arts/Threshold Editions, $29.99.) Making the case against big government.
Call#: 818.602 BEC




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OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
Call#: 302 GLA






ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


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JIM CRAMER'S GETTING BACK TO EVEN, by James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) The "Mad Money" host offers advice for investing in a changed market.
Call#: 332.632 CRA




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IT'S YOUR TIME, by Joel Osteen. (Free Press, $25.) Prayers, stories and tools for moving forward in Christian faith. Call#: 248 OST






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STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP, by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. (Gallup, $24.95.) Three keys to being a more effective leader.
Call #: 658.409 RAT




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THE HEALING OF AMERICA, by T. R. Reid. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) How other industrialized democracies provide health care for all at a reasonable cost.
Call #: 362.1 REI




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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

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