Thursday, November 19, 2009

Southlake Public Library



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












Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark on a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour. ~John Boswell, Historian and Yale professor

We invite you to spend some of your idle hours with us, lounging in one of our reading chairs, enjoying a warm drink, and savoring one of our many good books.





FICTION HARDCOVER

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NO LESS THAN VICTORY, by Jeff Shaara. (Ballantine, $28.) The final volume of a trilogy of novels about World War II focuses on the final years of the war, including the Battle of the Bulge and the American sweep through Germany.
Call #: F SHA




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KINDRED IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $26.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the brutal murder of a colleague’s daughter; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
Call #: F ROB




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






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LAST NIGHT IN TWISTED RIVER, by John Irving. (Random House, $28.) A loggers’ cook and his son are on the run from the law, for decades.
Call #: F IRV




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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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NINE DRAGONS, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch fights crime at home and in Hong Kong.
Call #: F CON




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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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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






THE TIME OF MY LIFE, by Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi. (Atria, $26.) A memoir by the actor, who died in September, and his wife.
Call#: BIO SWA




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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






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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






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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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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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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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

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Southlake Public Library



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











The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. ~Henry Beston Northern Farm

Nothing goes better with a warm sweater than a good book. Stop by today and pick up one of these bestsellers from your Southlake Public Library.





FICTION HARDCOVER

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LAST NIGHT IN TWISTED RIVER, by John Irving. (Random House, $28.) A loggers’ cook and his son are on the run from the law, for decades.
Call #: F IRV




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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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HALF BROKE HORSES, by Jeannette Walls. (Scribner, $26.) A re-creation of the life of the author’s grandmother, a mustang breaker, schoolteacher, ranch wife and mother of two who grew up in the Southwest in the early 20th century, by the author of “The Glass Castle.”
Call #: F WAL




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SOUTHERN LIGHTS, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte, $28.) When a New York prosecutor’s daughter is threatened, she sends her back to the Charleston world she herself fled.
Call #: F STE




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NINE DRAGONS, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch fights crime at home and in Hong Kong.
Call #: F CON




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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




bookcover

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




bookcover

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






bookcover

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




bookcover

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

bookcover

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




bookcover

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






bookcover

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






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




bookcover

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


bookcover

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




bookcover

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




bookcover

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




bookcover

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