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New and Featured Books for 10/21/2013:

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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:

A Vanessa Pierson novel.

Blowback by Valerie Plame and Sarah Lovett

Behind The Shattered Glass by Tasha Alexander

Cross And Burn by Val McDermid

Spirit Of Steamboat by Craig Johnson

The Facades.

The Facades by Eric Lundgren

They game for keeps...

Most Wanted by Kiki Swinson and Nikki Turner

How To be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman

Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman

Christmas Bliss by Mary Kay Andrews

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Nostalgia.

Nostalgia by Dennis McFarland

Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale by Gigi Levangie

Storm Front by John Sandford

Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy by Helen Fielding

Impossible lives.

The Impossible Lives Of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer

Never before published.

Lucianna: The Silk Merchant’s Daughters by Bertrice Small

Peak Season For Murder by Gail Lukasik

The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice

NON-FICTION:

The true legacy of an undying hero.

Clemente: The True Legacy Of An Undying Hero, written by the Clemente family

One Life Still Shines: My Life Beyond The Shadow Of The Amish Schoolhouse Shooting by Marie Monville with Cindy Lambert

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman

Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel

The author and his book.

An Appetite For Wonder: The Making Of A Scientist by Richard Dawkins

Own Your Kitchen: Recipes To Inspire & Empower by Anne Burrell with Suzanne Lenzer

The underdogs and the misfits.

David And Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

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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:

10/18/13.

09/25/13.

09/18/13.

09/03/13.

08/14/13.

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More reading material.

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Some reading material from around the internet:

John Titor, the man who told the internet that he had come from the future.

An archivist explains how to access veteran’s records.

The food we eat might control our genes.

The secret of Madame Tussaud’s success.

The strategies of a preschool teacher.

The 20 best video games of 2011.

Prince Phillip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, is in the hospital with heart problems.

Where celebrities fall in the Uncanny Valley.

On Wikipedia, cultural patrimony, and historiography.

FX is developing a 1980s spy drama.

Kermit The Frog is a terrible boyfriend.

HBO canceling Bored To Death, Hung, and How To Make It In America, and is renewing Enlightened.

When it comes to the new Mission: Impossible movie, how tall is everyone?

Roger Ebert’s top films of 2011.

Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO show finally has a name: The Newsroom.

The 8 minute trailer for David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

Steve Jobs to be awarded a posthumous Grammy.

The golden age of divorced women on TV.

from here.

The new datacenters and their architects.

NASA builds six-foot crossbow to harpoon comets.

The retreat of the Arctic sea releases deadly greenhouse gas.

Girl thought to be swept away by tsunami is found alive 7 years later.

Putting scientists on Mars in permanent colonies.

Urban legends about urban development.

Look at these amazing pictures from space.

The most common place on Earth for meteorites to crash? Antarctica.

National security expert warns of Asian space race.

The case for enhancing people.

by Tom Gauld, from here.

Watch a nice little video clip about the Dalkey Archive Press.

What literature owes the Bible.

Classic novels reinvented with genderswitching.

A review of Stephen King’s 11/22/63.

The secret history of secondhand books.

Jane Austen and Emily Dickinson were both born in the month of December.

How much do books cost these days?

Ridiculous origins for 7 everyday words.

James Ellroy hates everything.

from here.

The physics of how cats drink.

The number of homeless children is currently the highest ever in American history.

The year in political cartoons.

Make sense of the Middle Ages.

Ten plotlines you’ll find over and over again in science fiction.

A very nice looking fake house.

Are you the only one?