Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Star Wars: Luke Skywalker and the Shadow of the Mindor by Mathew Stover: Powerful remnants of the vanquished Empire, hungry for retaliation, are still at large, committing acts of piracy, terrorism, and wholesale slaughter against the worlds of the fledgling New Republic. The most deadly of these, a ruthless legion of black-armored Stormtroopers, do the brutal bidding of the newly risen warlord Shadowspawn.

Calling Mr. Lonely Hearts by Laura Benedict: Three childhood friends who played dangerous games when they were young are bound together forever. Now their lives are falling apart.

Show No Fear by Perri O’Shaughnessy: Paralegal Nina Reilly gets involved when a woman falls to her death off a bridge near Big Sur and Nina suspect foul play; but when she and homicide cop Paul van Wagoner get too close to the truth, things become increasingly more dangerous.

Rough Weather by Robert B. Parker: A hurricane-level storm hinders a kidnapping, and Spenser goes on a search for the man responsible--the infamous Gray Man, who has both helped and hunted Spenser in the past.

Fire and Ice by Julie Garwood: Newspaper reporter Sophie Rose, having quit a high profile position because her boss wanted her to write an exposé about her criminal father, finds her dad's reputation following her when an attempt is made on her life while she investigates the death of a runner and is assigned an FBI agent as her bodyguard.

Bone by Bone by Carol O’Connell: Two teenage brothers go into the woods one day but only one comes back. No one knows what happened to the younger brother, Josh, until twenty years later when Oren comes back from the Army. Josh's remains appear one bone at a time on the porch.

Runing Hot by Jayne Ann Krentz: Ex-cop Luther Malone and Grace Renquist are assigned to pose as newlyweds while staying at a Maui resort to investigate a murder, and though the sparks fly instantly, the couple must be guarded while the resort fills up with Nightshade agents.

Stories in Treack & Sign Reading Clues that Animals Leave Behind by Diane K. Gibbons: Presents photographs, illustrations, and text to describe the tracks and signs that wild animals leave behind, and explains how to locate and read these clues in the wild.

The Most effective Natural Cures on Earth by Jonny Bowden: Provides a welcome, vetted holistic approach encompassing the mind-body connection and natural treatments.

Invasive Plants by Sylvan Kaufman: Full-color illustrated photographs of over 175 species of invasive plants in North America that describes their environmental and economic impact.

Story of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane: Tells the story of the devastating hurricane that hit Galveston, Texas in 1900 through eyewitness reports from people who were on the scene.

The Berlin airlift: The Salvation of a City by Jon Sutherland: Stalin halted all road and rail traffic into and out of the Allied sector of Berlin and cut off al the electricity. The only way in to the city was three twenty-mile-wide air corridors, which were used to bring food, coal, and other necessary items.

Red, White or Yellow: The Media & The military at War in Iraq by Charles Jones: Draws from interviews with reporters and the author's own experiences to examine media coverage of the Iraq War, discussing conflicts, controversies, and frustrations and exploring the importance of accurate, unbiased reporting.

Beatlemanie Forever: The beatles Encyclopedia by W. William Sandercombe: An A-to-Z reference to The Beatles, this comprehensive book includes information on everything related to their careers such as awards, recordings, tours, concerts, television appearances, and films.

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