Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Isn't this little bookworm costume amazing!


Alex Cross's Trial by James Patterson: Detective Alex Cross recounts the story of his great-uncle Abraham, who, with the help of his beautiful daughter, introduces Washington, D.C., attorney Ben Corbett to the dark side of their small Southern town in the early 1900s, where Ben has been sent to investigate a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan.

A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd: British World War I nurse Bess Crawford, recovering from an injury, takes the opportunity to honor a promise she made to dying patient Arthur Graham to deliver a message to his brother, and becomes involved in trying to help yet another brother.

Diamondhead by Patrick Robinson: Mack Bedford is kicked out of the Navy SEALs after gunning down a group of Iraqi insurgents who killed Mack's fellow officers with a dangerous weapon sold to them by French politician Henri Foche, so when Mack is asked to assassinate Foche, he sees it as both a chance for revenge and a means of paying for the expensive medical treatment his son needs.

Order in Chaos by Jack Whyte: King Phillip IV has sent his armies to arrest every Templar in France in a single morning. He also seizes all the Temple assets. Sir William St. Clair manages to flee with the legendary treasure to Scotland. Eventually he releases his men from their sacred vow and allows them to fight as Temple Knights one last time.

Heaven's Keep by William Kent Krueger: When a charter plane carrying Cork O'Connor's wife, Jo, goes missing in a snowstorm over the Wyoming Rockies, Cork must accept the terrible truth that his wife is gone forever. But is she?

The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks: Ronnie Miller is resentful when her mother insists she and her brother spend the summer with their estranged father, and while things get off to a rocky start, Ronnie eventually makes friends and begins to better understand her dad and why he wanted her to visit.

A Quiet Belief in Angels by R. J. Ellory: Joseph Vaughan learns of the assault and murder of a classmate that he was close to. Joseph gathers a group of friends to form "The Guardians" to watch over the girls of Augusta Falls, but the murderer evades them. Fifty years later, Joseph must confront the nightmare that has overshadowed his entire life.

Non Fiction
How to Be a Hepburn in a Hilton World by Jordan Christy: Discusses how to present yourself no matter what the fashion or fad and gain respect for yourself and family, friends, and colleagues.

Whickers, Wit and Wisdom by Niki Anderson: Cats demonstrate traits that most people only hope for, which include special elements of Purr-rayer, The Tail End, Kitty Wit, and Bio-note.

Men in Black by Mark R. Levin: Examines several issues in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court maintaining that justices have subverted democracy in order to support their own liberal agenda, and sites such decisions as Roe v. Wade, segregation, separation of church and state, and more.

Encyclopedia of American Farm Implements and Antiques by C.H. Wendel: Presents over twenty-five hundred illustrations of American fame implements and antiques along with names, equipment makers, and locations on items including combines and cultivators, milking machines and corn planters, reapers and threshers, and much more.

The Last Prarie: A Sandhills Journal by Stephen R. Jones: Contains twenty essays in which naturalist and author Stephen Jones meditates upon life in the Nebraska Sandhills, the largest remaining relic of the American prairies.

The Year Everything Change 1959 by Fred Kaplan: Chronicles the vital events that took place around the world in 1959 and explains how those events changed cultures, governments, human knowledge and development, and virtually every aspect of life.

Nurture Shock: New Thinking about Children by Bo Bronson: Reveals what decades of studies teach us about the complexities of raising, happy, healthy, self-motivated kids.

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