Monday, February 01, 2010

Southlake Public Library



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












Love - a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker." ~Author Unknown

When was the last time you enjoyed a good romance? Love isn't hard to find, we have pages and pages of it in the Library, come check it out.





FICTION HARDCOVER
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NOAH’S COMPASS, by Anne Tyler. (Knopf, $25.95.) A retired teacher with a head injury struggles to regain his memory and his engagement in life.
Call #: F TYL




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IMPACT, by Douglas Preston. (Forge, $25.99.) Scientists race to defuse a doomsday weapon pointed at Earth from one of the moons of Mars.
Call #: F PRE




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THE SWAN THIEVES, by Elizabeth Kostova. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) A psychiatrist who treats a man who slashed a canvas in the National Gallery is drawn into the world of French Impressionism; from the author of “The Historian.”
Call #: F KOS




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THE FIRST RULE, by Robert Crais. (Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, $26.95.) Elvis Cole and his partner, Joe Pike, set out to clear the reputation of a former military contractor who has been murdered.
Call #: F CRA




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I, SNIPER, by Stephen Hunter, (Simon & Schuster, $26.) Bob Lee Swagger discovers that the murder of four ’60s radicals is more complicated than it seems.
Call #: F HUN




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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 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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DEEPER THAN THE DEAD, by Tami Hoag. (Dutton, $26.95.) An F.B.I. investigator and a teacher track a series of murders in California in 1985.
Call #: F HOA




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






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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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COMMITTED, by Elizabeth Gilbert. (Viking, $26.95.) The author of “Eat, Pray, Love” wrestles with, and overcomes, her ambivalence about marriage.
Call#: 306.81 GIL




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STONES INTO SCHOOLS, by Greg Mortenson. (Viking, $26.95.) Building schools, many of them for girls, in northeast Afghanistan; takes up where “Three Cups of Tea” left off.
Call#: 371.823 MOR




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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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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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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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THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $22.) Reconstructing your life so that it’s not all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER




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TOO BIG TO FAIL, by Andrew Ross Sorkin. (Viking, $32.95.) The 2008 financial implosion on Wall Street and in Washington, by a New York Times reporter and columnist.
Call #: 332.097 SOR




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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




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MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, 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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YOU: ON A DIET, by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz et al.. (Free Press, $26.99.) Weight-loss tips and recipes; a revised edition. Call #: 613.25 ROI

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