Tuesday, September 15, 2009


Storm Cycle by Iris Johansen: Rachel Kirby is a computer genius whose sister is dying of a rare chronic illness. John Tavak, an archaeologist, has made a priceless discovery in an Egyptian tomb that may save Rachel's sister's life. Together, they must outwit a powerful organization, and bring to light an ancient civilization's legacy.

Dying For Mercy by Mary Jane Clark: When death shatters the serenity of the exclusive moneyed enclave of New York, Eliza Blake, co-host of the morning television show, is on the scene. While attending a gala at her friends' estate, Eliza's host is found dead.

Swan For the Money by Donna Andrews: Meg Longslow encounters new levels of eccentricity when she volunteers to help with the annual rose show sponsored by the Caerphilly Garden Club, of which her parents have recently become members, but Meg begins a hasty investigation when she learns of a murderous plot.

Last Light Over Carolina by Mary Alice Monroe: Carolina Morrison reflects on the moments that shaped her marriage to her husband Bud during one fateful day when Bud is lost at sea during a dangerous storm.

Hot Pursuit by Suzanne Brockman: Alyssa Locke is a team leader of a personal security company, holds her own with the best of them–and against the worst of them. Guarding lives is her game, and no one plays it better. But her toughest challenge will be protecting herself from a serial killer who is determined to make her his ultimate trophy.

Colorado by Rosey Dow: Four short stories about frontier life and women in Colorado.

Two of the Deadliest: A collection of twenty-three stories from today's top female crime writers and some talented newcomers.

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella: Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but normal girls don't get visited by ghosts, do they? But Sadie is a ghost and a great aunt looking for a missing necklace. Everything else is going wrong in her life too.

Non Fiction
Audition by Barbara Walters: Television journalist Barbara Walters reflects on her life, discussing her childhood, family, affair with a married senator, daughter, career, colleagues, and much more.

Lost Boy by Brent W. Jeffs: The author, nephew of Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, provides an inside account of what it was like to grow up in the prophet's compound, and shares his personal story of the challenges he faced after being expelled from the sect and forced out into a world he knew nothing about.

Gardening in Nebraska by Melinda Myers: Written just for Nebraska gardeners by well-known horticulturists and gardening educator. When-to and how-to advice for both beginning and experienced gardeners.

How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds and How You Can Too! By Dana Carpender: Shows research proving why carbs, not fat, are the biggest culprit in causing diseases like diabetes, cancer and coronary artery disease. Explains several different approaches to cutting the carbs, and gives information to mix and match these plans.

My Lobotomy by Howard Dully: Howard Dully recounts how the lobotomy he had at age twelve impacted every aspect of his life, leaving him struggling to get through each day, until, decades after the surgery, he was able to pull himself together and uncover the truth about why his parents made him have the operation.

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