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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 • Posted September 12, 2012

NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries)


Hatfields and McCoys

The Hunger Games


The Shadow Riders

Some Like It Hot


Inspector Morse Season 1

How to Marry a Millionaire

Red Dog


The Lucky One

Safe House


What the (Bleep) Just Happened by Monica Crowley (CD 973.93)

Letter From a Stranger by Barbara Taylor Bradford (CD F BRA)

Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris (CD F HAR)


Paris A Love Story: A Memoir by Kati Marton (F921 MAR)

JR/YA Fiction:

Dead Time by Anne Cassidy (YA CAS Mur.1)

Death Cloud by Andrew Lane (YA LAN Sher.2)

The Forgotten Warrior: Warriors—Omen of the Stars Book 5 by Erin Hunter (JF HUN Ome.8)


Bendíceme, Última by Rudolfo Anaya (S F ANA) (S F MAS)

Mujeres de ojos grandes by Ángeles Mastretta

La voluntad y la fortuna by Carlos Fuentes (S F FUE)

Large Print:

A Man of His Word by Kathleen Fuller (LTE F FUL)

Immanuel’s Veins by Ted Dekker (LTE F DEK)

Beyond Summer by Lisa Wingate (LTE F WIN)


A Sunless Sea by Anne Perry (F PER Mon.18)

“The mutilated female body found on Limehouse Pier moves Pitt with horror and pity. What sinister secrets could have made poor Zenia worth killing? Why does the government keep interfering in his investigation?”

Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs (F REI Bre.15)

“In a run-down apartment Tempe discovers the decomposing bodies of three infants. Tempe’s old flame Andrew Ryan and Royal Mounted Police Sergeant who also has a history with Tempe join forces.”

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (F PEN Gam.8)

“No outsider is ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entreles-Loups—until the choir director is murdered. Chief Inspector Gamache is forced to confront some of his own demons as the peace of the monastery crumbles.”

Munster’s Case by Håkan Nesser (F NES Van. 8)

“Lottery winner Waldemar Leverkuhn and his fellow winners and friends toast their modest shares with a blowout at their favorite bar. The celebration ends with Waldemar drunk and eventually dead in his own bed, stabbed twenty-eight times.”

Hostage by Elie Wiesel (F WIE)

“It’s 1975, and Shaltiel Feigenberg—professional storyteller, writer, and beloved husband—has been taken hostage: his captors, an Arab and an Italian, don’t explain why the innocent Shaltiel has been chosen.”

The Uninvited by Heather Graham (F GRA Kre.8)

“After the day’s final tour, a docent makes her rounds and discovers a colleague impaled on his own replica bayonet. Agent Montague—a “ghost hunter”—is called in.”

The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman (F HAR)

“Midwife patience Murphy works in the Appalachia during the Depression. She knows openness and trust build the foundation of a successful practice, but the secrets she is keeping are far too intimate for her to ever let anyone in.”

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