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New and Featured Books for Young Adults for 12/28/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for Young Adults added to our library collection…

FICTION:

After Eli by Rebecca Rupp

Starting From Here by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Good question.

What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton

Secrets And Lies: A Capital Girls Novel by Ella Monroe

Fragile Darkness: A Midnight Dragonfly Novel by Ellie James

I can see you!

Never Let You Go by Emma Carlson Berne

Frankenstein By Mary Shelley: A Dark Graphic Novel, adapted by Sergio A. Sierra and illustrated by Meritxell Ribas

Odd Is On Our Side by Fred Van Lente and Dean Koontz and illustrated by Queenie Chan

NON-FICTION:

How The Major Stock Indexes Work: From The Dow To The S&P 500 by Peter K. Ryan

Science experiments!

Solids, Liquids, And Gases Experiments Using Water, Air, Marbles, And More: One Hour Or Less Science Experiments by Robert Gardner

Energy Experiments Using Ice Cubes, Springs, Magnets, And More: One Hour Or Less Science Experiments by Robert Gardner

Step-By-Step Experiments In Biology by Janice Pratt Vancleave

Protect your bones and increase your tweets!

Increasing Your Tweets, Likes, And Ratings: Marketing Your Digital Business by Suzanne Weiniek

Powerful Bones: Keeping Your Skeleton Healthy by Maria DaSilva-Gordon

Health Smarts: How To Eat Right, Stay Fit, Make Positive Choices, And More by Matt Doeden

The Practical Guide To Drawing Caricatures by Peter Gray

Our world divided.

Iran And The West by Philip Steele

To die, to leave, to return.

A Game For Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return by Zeina Abirached

Walking On The Moon: The Amazing Apollo 11 Mission by Carl R. Green

The incredible adventures of Spirit and Opportunity.

The Mighty Mars Rovers: the Incredible Adventures Of Spirit And Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

12/27/12.

12/12/12.

12/04/12.

11/20/12.

And for Young Adults:

12/05/12.

08/17/12.

07/10/12.

04/12/12.

And for Kids/Juvenile Readers:

12/22/12.

11/29/12.

11/15/12.

10/29/12.

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New and Featured Books for 12/27/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar

Political Suicide by Michael Palmer

Killer Crust: A Pizza Lovers Mystery by Chris Cavender

Fiercely frightening, yet hauntingly beautiful.

Available Dark by Elizabeth Hand

Until Thy Wrath Be Past by Åsa Larsson

Ella ella eh eh eh.

Umbrella by Will Self

The Big Four by Agatha Christie

The Intercept by Dick Wolf

Two Graves by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

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Raised From The Ground by José Saramago

Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding

NON-FICTION:

Trusting Calvin: How A Dog Helped Heal A Holocaust Survivor’s Heart by Sharon Peters

It's all about me-owww!

I Could Pee On This: And Other Poems By Cats by Francesco Marciuliano

We’ve been having a nice laugh reading this book around the Library. Hopefully you’ll enjoy it as much as we have.

(I almost went for the fun and was going to say that it’s a purrrrrr-fect read for the Holidays.)

Peer evaluation.

from here.

Because I Said So! – The Truth Behind The Myths, Tales & Warnings Every Generation Passes Down To Its Kids by Ken Jennings

Massage For Dummies by Steven Capellini and Michael Van Welden

Riddled With Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, And The Parasites That Make Us Who We Are by Marlene Zuk

The destruction of slavery in the United States, 1861-1865.

Freedom National: The Destruction Of Slavery In The United States, 1861-1865 by James Oakes

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

12/12/12.

12/04/12.

11/20/12.

11/19/12.

11/01/12.

10/19/12.

New and Featured Books for Kids/Juvenile Readers for 12/22/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for younger and juvenile readers added to our library collection…

EASY READING:

A Kiss Means I Love You by Kathryn Madeline Allen, with photographs by Eric Futran

Meow!

It’s All About Me-Ow: A Young Cat’s Guide To The Good Life by Hudson Talbott

Foxy by Emma Dodd

The Christmas Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Renata Liwska

The season is upon us.

My First Kwanzaa Book by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate and illustrated by Cal Massey

The Christmas Pups by Teresa Bateman and illustrated by John Kanzler

Beni’s First Chanukah by Jane Breskin Zalben

Papa is coming home.

A New Year’s Reunion by Yu Li-Qiong and illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang

Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates

Over The River And Through The Wood: A New England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day by L. Maria Child and illustrated by Matt Tavares

Happy old fashioned Holidays!

The Berenstain Bears’ Old-Fashioned Chrstimas by Jan & Mike Berenstain

The Story Of Hanukkah by David A. Adler and illustrated by Jill Weber

FICTION:

Racing The Moon by Alan Armstrong and illustrated by Tim Jessell

Its about time somebody saved the universe!

Hunter Moran Saves The Universe by Patricia Reilly Giff

I Funny: A Middle School Story by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein and illustrated by Laura Park

On The Run by Clara Bourreau

Cam Jansen solves mysteries.

Cam Jansen And The Millionaire Mystery by David A. Adler and illustrated by Joy Allen

Young Cam Jansen And The Magic Bird Mystery by David A. Adler and illustrated by Susanna Natti

NON-FICTION:

Eight Days Gone by Linda McReynolds and illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke

Eating Well by Robyn Hardyman

Native North Americans: Dress, Eat, Write, And Play Just Like The Native North Americans by Joe Fullman

Math Monsters!

Perimeter, Area, And Volume: A Monster Book Of Dimensions by David A. Adler and illustrated by Edward Miller

Butterfly, Flea, Beetle, And Bee: What Is An Insect? by Brian P. Cleary and illustrated by Martin Goneau

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

12/12/12.

12/04/12.

11/20/12.

11/19/12.

And for Young Adults:

12/05/12.

08/17/12.

07/10/12.

04/12/12.

And for Kids/Juvenile Readers:

11/29/12.

11/15/12.

10/29/12.

10/18/12.

Holiday Hours.

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Have a great holiday season and stay safe.

Our hours are going to be slightly different between now and the end of the year. These are our hours during the holiday season:

Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Thursday, Dec. 20

10 AM – 6 PM

Friday, Dec. 21

12 PM Noon – 5 PM

Saturday, Dec. 22 – Tuesday, Dec. 25

CLOSED

Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Thursday, Dec. 27

10 AM – 6 PM

Friday, Dec. 28

12 PM Noon – 5 PM

Saturday, Dec. 29 – Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

CLOSED

We will reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 10 AM and resume our normal hours. We hope you have a very safe and wonderful holiday season and a really great New Year’s.

New and Featured Books for 12/12/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

The Black House by Peter May

This is a really cool cover.

Me And The Devil by Nick Tosches

Collateral Damage: A Dreamland Thriller by Dale Brown and Jim DeFelice

Thai Die: A Needlecraft Mystery by Monica Ferris

Safety in the home is very important.

Safe House by Chris Ewan

The Next Always by Nora Roberts

The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts

The Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts

The Valley Of The Shadow by Carola Dunn

A double agent in MI6, a plot to assassinate Churchill, only one man can save him!

Orders From Berlin by Simon Tolkien

Doctor Strange: Season One by Greg Pak and illustrated by Emma Rios

Richard Castle’s Deadly Storm: A Derrick Storm Mystery by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Lan Medina

Extra Credit by Maggie Barbieri

A novel in 5 parts.

A Possible Life: A Novel In Five Parts by Sebastian Faulks

NON-FICTION:

Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The One Minute Negotiator: Simple Steps To Reach Better Agreements by Don Hutson and George Lucas

The Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s.

The Challenge Of Blackness: The Institute Of The Black World And Political Activism In The 1970s by Derrick E. White

Napoleon – Life, Legacy, And Image: A Biography by Alan Forrest

The social impact of one laptop per child.

Learning To Change The World: The Social Impact Of One Laptop Per Child by Walter Bender, Charles Kane, Jody Cornish, and Neal Donahue

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

12/04/12.

11/20/12.

11/19/12.

11/01/12.

10/19/12.

10/16/12.

New and Featured Books for Young Adults for 12/05/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for Young Adults added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Burned: A Pretty Little Liars Novel by Sara Shepard

Evil geniuses and killer playlists.

Perry’s Killer Playlist by Joe Schreiber

Dark Lord: The Early Years by Jamie Thomson

Eighth Grade Is Making Me Sick: Ginny Davis’s Year In Stuff by Jennifer L. Holm and illustrated by Elicia Castaldi

Daniel X: Armageddon by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

Lovely, Dark And Deep by Amy McNamara

The bellows, the gallows, and the black general Gabriel.

Come August, Come Freedom: The Bellows, The Gallows, And The Black General Gabriel by Gigi Amateau

Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Caught by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix

For boys and girls.

The Cavendish Home For Boys And Girls by Claire Legrand

Momentum by Saci Lloyd

The Curiosities: A Collection Of Stories by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton, and Brenna Yovanoff

The truth. Almost.

The Almost Truth by Eileen Cook

Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout

NON-FICTION:

Inspiring African-American Civil Rights Leaders by Stephen Feinstein

Paranormal Files: Ghosts by Stuart Webb

Teen cuisine.

Teen Cuisine: New Vegetarian by Matthew Locriccio, with photography by James Peterson

How To Beat Cyberbullying by Judy Monroe Peterson

Write Horror Fiction In 5 Simple Steps by Laura Baskes Litwin

Top 10 Tips For Planning A Career by Molly Jones

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

12/04/12.

11/20/12.

11/19/12.

11/01/12.

And for Young Adults:

08/17/12.

07/10/12.

04/12/12.

04/03/12.

And for Kids/Juvenile Readers:

11/29/12.

11/15/12.

10/29/12.

10/18/12.

New and Featured Books for 12/04/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Shiver by Karen Robards

Playing The Hand You’re Dealt by Trice Hickman

Threat vector!

Threat Vector by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney

Aquaman, vol. 1: The Trench by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Ivan Reis

The Strain, vol. 1, story by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan, adapted by David Lapham, and illustrated by Mike Huddleston

Zoo: The Graphic Novel by James Pattererson and Michael Ledwidge, adapted by Andy MacDonald

First time available in the U.S.

Private London by James Patterson and Mark Pearson

Dead Man’s Folly by Agatha Christie

The Body In The Library by Agatha Christie

Batman – Bruce Wayne: The Road Home by Fabian Nicieza, Mike W. Barr, Bryan Q. Miller, Derek Fridolfs, Adam Beechen, and Marc Andreyko and illustrated by Cliff Richards, Ramon Bachs, John Lucas, Javier Saltares, Rebecca Buchman, Walden Wong, Pere Perez, Peter Nguyen, Ryan Winn, Szymon Kudranski, Agustin Padilla, Scott McDaniel, and Andy Owens

Seal Team 666 by Weston Ochse

Book Review-The Black Box

The Black Box by Michael Connelly

And Then You Dye: A Needlecraft Mystery by Monica Ferris

Strike Of The Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone

Now a major motion picture starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson

Nano by Robin Cook

Dying On The Vine by Aaron Elkins

NON-FICTION:

A new history of one of the worlds most ancient pleasures.

Inventing Wine: A New History Of One Of The World’s Most Ancient Pleasures by Paul Lukacs

Counting One’s Blessings: The Selected Letters Of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, edited and with a preface by William Shawcross

The enduring saga of The Smiths.

A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga Of The Smiths by Tony Fletcher

Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign In Verse by Calvin Trillin

Tap Dancing To Work: Warren Buffett On Practically Everything, 1966-2012, collected and expanded by Carol J. Loomis

Lincoln, Little Crow, and the end of the Frontier.

38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, And The Beginning Of The Frontier’s End by Scott W. Berg

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

11/20/12.

11/19/12.

11/01/12.

10/19/12.

10/16/12.

10/12/12.