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New and Featured Books for 09/25/2013:

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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:

The new novel by the popular author.

Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem

Thankless In Death by J. D. Robb

The House Of Journalists by Tim Finch

The answer to your weird little prayers.

Stumptown, vol. 2: The Case Of The Baby In The Velvet Case by Greg Rucka and illustrated by Matthew Southworth

I can see you!

The Animal Man Omnibus by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Chaz Truog, Doug Hazlewood, Tom Grummett, Paris Cullins, Steve Montano, Mark McKenna, and Mark Farmer

Star Trek, vol. 5 by Mike Johnson, F. Leonard Johnson, and Ryan Parrott and illustrated by Claudia Balboni

A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods

Cartwheel by Jennifer duBois

A Question Of Honor by Charles Todd

The long awaited sequel to The Shining.

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

The Bones Of Paris by Laurie R. King

Moonrise by Cassandra King

Gone With The Woof by Laurien Berenson

Scandalous.

The First Affair by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

The Dead And The Beautiful by Cheryl Crane

NON-FICTION:

Lawrence In Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly And The Making Of The Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson

Our last, best hope...

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope For A Future On Earth? by Alan Weisman

The Message: The Reselling Of President Obama by Richard Wolffe

O, What A Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound by Garison Keillor

Europe goes to WAR.

Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes To War by Max Hastings

Killing Jesus: A History by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

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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:

09/18/13.

09/03/13.

08/14/13.

08/06/13.

07/16/13.

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New and Featured Books for 01/27/2012:

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It’s a brand new year! So 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:

Chew, vol. 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman and illustrated by Rob Guillory

Machine Man by Max Barry

Hark! A Vagrant, writen and illustrated by Kate Beaton

If I had only one word to describe this book it would be simply: “Brilliant.” If you allowed me a second word I’d also add: “Fun!” Kate Beaton’s webcomic is one of my favorite spots to check out on the internet and this collection of some of her strips was easily one of my own personal most highly anticipated books of last year. I would highly recommend that you check out this gloriously fun spin of history and literature. For example:

The Hunter by John T. Lescroart

American Fantastic Tales: Terror And The Uncanny From Poe To The Pulps, edited by Peter Straub

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American Fantastic Tales: Terror And The Uncanny From The 1940s To Now, edited by Peter Straub

This is a very exciting looking two volume set featuring amazing short fiction from authors like Kate Chopin, H. P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, Willa Cather, Truman Capote, Harlan Ellison, Richard Matheson, Stephen King, Michael Chabon, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Ray Bradbury, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edith Wharton, amongst many others. Perfect for the dark and stormy night that any lover of American fiction craves.

The Jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker

Love In A Nutshell by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly

Believing The Lie by Elizabeth George

Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

NON-FICTION:

Marriage Confidential: The Post-Romantic Age Of Workhorse Wives, Royal Children, Undersexed Spouses & Rebel Couples Who Are Rewriting The Rules by Pamela Haag

I Know Who You Are And I Saw What You Did: Social Networks And The Death Of Privacy by Lori Andrews

Your personal information is violated constantly and the law can’t seem to keep up with the changing demands and capabilities of new technology, all of which makes this a fascinating read about the way our “IRL” selves and our digital selves can be harmed by one another, and usually without us knowing it.

The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View Of The Search For God by Carl Sagan

The Roots Of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, And The Battle For The Soul Of The Republican Party by Michael Bowen

Ponzi’s Scheme: The True Story Of A Financial Legend by Mitchell Zuckoff

Bottom Of The 33rd: Hope, Redemption, And Baseball’s Longest Game by Dan Barry

The Amazing Story Of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration Of The Science That Made Our World by James Kakalios

A book about something so awesome that’s written for the rest of us. How could you pass this up? Definitely worth a look if the subject interests you but you could do without all that intimidating math nonsense. Plus, it’s got the word “Amazing” in the title and a really cool cover, right?

Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election Of 1960 by Edmund F. Kallina Jr.

Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, And The Changing American Family by Peggy Drexler

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Please note that books 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 and we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books:

12/27/11.

12/23/11.

12/19/11.

12/17/11.

12/16/11.

12/15/11.