Thursday, September 17, 2009

Southlake Public Library



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










I've never known anyone yet who doesn't suffer a certain restlessness when autumn rolls around... We're all eight years old again and anything is possible. ~Sue Grafton

Release your imagination; let the wind, the leaves, and a good book carry you away. Here are some best selling titles available from the Southlake Public Library.




FICTION HARDCOVER

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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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AN ECHO IN THE BONE, by Diana Gabaldon. (Delacorte, $30.) Jamie Fraser and his time-traveling wife, Claire, encounter pirates on the high seas; the seventh Outlander novel.
Call #: F GAB




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HOTHOUSE ORCHID, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) A C.I.A. special agent finds that much has changed, and not for the better, when she returns to her Florida hometown.
Call #: F WOO




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THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $25.95.) A Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.
Call #: F LAR




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THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD, by Margaret Atwood. (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, $26.95.) In a violent future society, survivors of a catastrophic pandemic make their way. Call #: F ATW




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SPARTAN GOLD, by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood. (Putnam, $26.96.) Husband-and-wife treasure hunters search for bottles of wine from Napoleon’s “lost cellar.”
Call #: F CUS




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THE LOST ART OF GRATITUDE, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Pantheon, $23.95.) Edinburgh’s Isabel Dalhousie in the sixth Sunday Philosophy Club novel.
Call #: F MCC




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A CHANGE IN ALTITUDE, by Anita Shreve. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A young woman’s life is transformed by a mountain-climbing accident in Kenya.
Call #: F SHR




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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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ALEX CROSS’S TRIAL, by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) The detective Alex Cross writes a novel about his great-uncle, who fought the Klan.
Call #: F PAT




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SOUTH OF BROAD, by Pat Conroy. (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, $29.95.) An unlikely group’s friendship from the ’60s to the ’80s, and from South Carolina to San Francisco; by the author of "The Prince of Tides."
Call #: F CON




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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




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DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR






NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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






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HIGH ON ARRIVAL, by Mackenzie Phillips with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.99.) The actress and daughter of Papa John Phillips recalls a life of parties, drugs and a complicated relationship with her father.
Call#: BIO PHI




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WHERE MEN WIN GLORY, by Jon Krakauer.
(Doubleday, $27.95.) The story of Pat Tillman, the N.F.L. player who enlisted after 9/11, and the Army’s cover-up of his death by friendly fire in Afghanistan.
Call#: BIO TIL




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OFFICIAL BOOK CLUB SELECTION, by Kathy Griffin. (Ballantine, $25.) A humorous memoir from the star of "My Life on the D-List."
Call#: BIO GRI






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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CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin. (Regnery, $27.95.) President Obama and his team of tax cheats, petty crooks, influence peddlers and Wall Street cronies.
Call#: 973.932 MAL




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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




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




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LIBERTY AND TYRRANY, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions, $25.) A conservative manifesto from a talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation.
Call#: 320.52 LEV






ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER


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A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm.
Call#: 332.66 MCD




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SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT,by Matthew B. Crawford. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) A philosopher and mechanic argues for the satisfactions and challenges of manual work.
Call #: 331 CRA




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




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MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, VOL. 1, by Julia Child, Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle. (Knopf, $40.) A reissue of the book that started Julia Child’s career.
Call #: 641.59 CHI




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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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MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A weight-loss plan by a trainer from "The Biggest Loser" on NBC.
Call #: 613.25 MIC






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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ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN, by Steve Harvey. (Amistad/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Relationship tips from the comedian and host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.”
Call #: 646.77 HAR




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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