Monday, November 2, 2009



The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown: A deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths...all under the watchful eye of Brown's most terrifying villain. Set within the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C., Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon follows an invitation into a long-lost world to save his mentor.

Black Friday by Alex Kava: College students who think they are just pulling some pranks are used to carry bombs into a busy mall. Maggie O’Dell is sent to investigate and discovers her brother was one of the students. Patrick is deciding whether to help Maggie or not. More shopping center bomb threats are on the horizon and Maggie has 24 hours to solve the mystery.

Wish You Well by David Baldacci: In 1940, tragedy forces Lou, her little brother Oz, and their invalid mother to leave New York and move the mountains of southwestern Virginia to live with their great-grandmother, Louisa Mae Cardinal, but a climatic courtroom battle could determine the fates of the entire family and all those who have been touched by them.

The Villa by Nora Roberts: Sophia Giambelli, a public relations executive for the family business, finds herself torn between personal attraction and professional rivalry when her mother announces a merger between Villa Giambelli and the MacMillan family's winery, forcing Sophia into close contact with Tyler MacMillan.

Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke: Hannah's bakery is busy with the Christmas season and Christmas wedding orders. Then one of the town's business men is found dead in his office and there are many who have a grudge against him.

The Last Oracle by James Rollins: Sigma Force leader Commander Gray Pierce uncovers a Russian project to bioengineer autistic children in hopes of creating a savant who can help them dominate the world and, in order to stop it, he must find the link between the dangerous plot and the Oracle of Delphi.

Between the Plums by Janet Evanovich: Collects three novels from Janet Evanovich, following Stephanie Plum, a New Jersey bounty hunter, as she hunts down an elusive toymaker known as Sandor Clausen, a relationship expert wanted for murder, and some stolen race horses.

Resurrection: The Miracle Season that saved Notre Dame by Jim Dent: Dent interviewed Parseghian as well as many of the surviving players and researched the newspaper and national press coverage the team received during its Phoenix-like resurrection.

Why our Health Matters by Andrew Weil, M.D.: A landmark book that shows us exactly how we have let health and medicine become a crisis in our society and what we can all do to resolve it.

Roots of Human Behvior by Viktor Reinhardt: A photographic documentation of behavior patterns that humans share with other mammals, sorted according to their motivations in three categories: socially positive, socially negative, and non-social.

Mother-in-Law and Daughter-in-Law by Deborah M. Merrill: An intriguing exploration of one of the most potentially abrasive and conflict-riddled family relationships - mothers-in-law and daughters-in law - explaining what makes them friend or foe, and how the friendly among them achieve a positive relationship.

The Loren Eisely Reader: A collection of 15 essays and one poem intended to introduce the writing of Nebraska naturalist and philosopher to a new generation of readers. The essays deal with life's journey through discovery and with nature's surprises.

Girls of Tender Age by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith: Mary-Ann Tirone Smith chronicles her French-Italian family's struggle to survive in a housing project in Hartford, Connecticut, in the years following World War II.

Sabotage: America's Enemies Within the CIA by Rowan Scarborough: Using first-rate sources in all levels of national security--from field officers to high-ranking analysts to former intelligence heads--veteran journalist Scarborough reveals how CIA bureaucrats are undermining President Bush and the War on Terror through disinformation, incompetence, and outright sabotage.

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