Monday, May 10, 2010

Southlake Public Library Blog



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"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." ~Aristotle

At the grocery store this weekend, a man told me that he had never met a librarian who didn't just love the job. I told him that we do indeed love our jobs and many came from other fields just for the fun of it all. Come on in and let us do what we do best for you - share our love of people and the written word.



FICTION HARDCOVER

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THE 9TH JUDGMENT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Detective Lindsay Boxer pursues a killer who’s preying on women and children.
Call #: F PAT




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LOVER MINE, by J. R. Ward. (New American Library, $25.95.) Book 8 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
Call #: F WAR




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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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DELIVER US FROM EVIL, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Two agents are tracking the same man, a human trafficker who is now dealing in nuclear arms.
Call #: F BAL




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HANNAH’S LIST, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $24.95.) A doctor receives a letter from his dead wife in which she asks him to marry one of three women she has chosen for him.
Call #: F MAC






THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) An elderly woman must decide whether to reveal a family secret.
Call #: F CLA




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THE DOUBLE COMFORT SAFARI CLUB, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Pantheon, $24.95.) The 11th novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.
Call #: F MCC




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THIS BODY OF DEATH, by Elizabeth George. (Harper/HarperCollins, $28.99.) Detective Thomas Lynley becomes involved when a woman’s body is found in a London cemetery. Call #: F GEO




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EVERY LAST ONE, by Anna Quindlen. (Random House, $26.) After a shocking assault on her family, a woman must discover how to live the rest of her life.
Call #: F QUI






HOUSE RULES, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria, $28.) A teenage boy with Asperger’s syndrome is accused of murder.
Call #: F PIC




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CHANGES, by Jim Butcher. (Roc, $25.95.) Book 12 of the Dresden Files series about a wizard detective in Chicago.
Call #: F BUT




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EIGHT DAYS TO LIVE, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s, $27.99.) A painting by Eve Duncan’s adopted daughter draws the ire of a religious cult.
Call #: F JOH






BURNING LAMP, by Amanda Quick. (Putnam, $25.95.) A Victorian crime lord fears he has fallen prey to an ancestral curse, and only a magical artifact can save him; an Arcane Society novel and the second book in the Dreamlight trilogy.
Call #: F QUI






NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.
Call#: 330.973 LEW




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THIS TIME TOGETHER, by Carol Burnett. (Harmony, $25.) The comedian describes her rise in show business and the people she’s met along the way.
Call#: BIO BUR




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CHELSEA CHELSEA BANG BANG, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central, $25.99.) More humorous personal essays from the comedian.
Call#: 814.6 HAN




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OPRAH, by Kitty Kelley. (Crown, $30.) The biography.
Call#: BIO WIN








HELLHOUND ON HIS TRAIL, by Hampton Sides. (Doubleday, $28.95.) The stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hunt for his killer.
Call #: 364.152 SID




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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






THE PACIFIC, by Hugh Ambrose. (NAL Caliber, $26.95.) Stories of Marines and a Navy pilot during World War II; companion volume for an HBO mini-series.
Call#: 640.545 AMB




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LIFT, by Kelly Corrigan. (Voice/Hyperion, $16.99.) Stories about parenting, written as a letter to the author’s daughters.
Call#: 170.44 COR




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SO LONG, INSECURITY, by Beth Moore. (Tyndale House, $24.99.) The Bible instructor shares her insights for boosting women’s self-confidence. 
Call#: 248.843 MOO

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