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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 • Posted September 19, 2012

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

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The Walker by Jane Goodall (CD F GOO)

Tears of the Moon by Di Morrissey (CD F MOR)


Peterson’s Master the GED (973.12 MAS)


Peterson’s Domine el GED Segunda Edición (S 373.12 DOM)

Nutricin óptima Guia Facil by Patrick Holford and Susannah Lawson (S 613.2 HOL)

Las Nueva Cocina Saludable del Chef Oropeza (S 618 ORO)

Cocinando para latinos con diabetes by Olga V. Fuesté (S 641.5 FUS)

Large Print:

The Gathering Storm by Bodie & Brock Thoene (LTE F THO Zio.6)

Stranger in the Night by Catherine Palmer (LTE F PAL Hav.3)


Robert B. Parker’s Fool Me Twice by Michael Brandman (F PAR Sto.11)

“When a beautiful but troubled movie star receives a death threat, Jess and the rest of the Paradise police department go on high alert. Then a horrifying collision caused by a teen driver causes political repercussions.”

Fair is the Rose by Liz Curtis Higgs (F HIG Low.2)

“In eighteenth century Scotland, the McBride sisters are caught in a desperate situation. Both women have given their hearts to the same handsome cousin. Can a sister’s love endure the ultimate betrayal?”

Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate (F WIN Blue.4)

“As summer comes to Blue Sky Hill, two residents from different worlds will journey through a turbulent past and find a life-changing friendship and clues to a family secret hidden for a lifetime.”

Delusion in Death by J.D. Robb (F ROB Dal.35)

“Murder could happen, Eve Dallas thought, to anyone, anywhere, anytime. She’d seen the worst of what people did to other people, but mass murder painted a darker canvas, and using victims as weapons made for particularly twisted mind.”

The Roots of the Olive Tree by Courtney Miller Santo (F SAN)

“This is a thought-invoking tale of a family of long-lived women—five generations. Their story brings to mind what aging, and family, really are, and what they really are not.”

By Starlight by Dorothy Garlock (F GAR)

“Struggling through the Depression, Maddy Aldridge agrees to run an illegal speakeasy in order to save her family’s mercantile store. Keeping her dangerous new business partner at arm’s length is no easy task, but then Jack Rucker—the man who broke her heart—comes home.”

A Wanted Man by Lee Child (F CHI Rea.17)

“All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat—to both sides at once.”

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