Tuesday, November 24, 2009



Jumper Cable by Piers Anthony: Arachnid Jumper assumes human form and relies on the help of a troupe of beautiful damsels in order to save the magical land of Xanath.

The Gates by John Connolly: Samuel Johnson and his dachshund Boswell decide to begin their trick-or-treating three days before Halloween, but when he arrives upon the Abernathy's house, Samuel discovers they have conjured up Satan and Samuel must use science, faith, and love to defeat the evil and save the world.

Tragic Magic by Laura Childs: Carmela, owner of a scrapbook shop, and her best friend, have a big project. Melody Mayfeldt is converting an old mansion into a haunted house for those who flock in for a creepy fix. She needs Carmela's crafty touch to make it come to life in time for the upcoming horror convention.

The Ghost King by R.A. Salvatore: Young Thuro turns to the mountain warrior Culain for help when he is chosen to travel to the land of the Mist and retrieve the Sword of Power that can defeat the armies of the ruthless Witch Queen.

Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn: Six days after a series of explosions devastated Washington, D.C., killing 185 people. It was an act of violence that called for extreme measures on the part of operative Mitch Rapp and his team member, Mike Nash.

The House of Reckoning by John Saul: Sarah Crane, coping with the untimely death of her mother, ends up in foster care after her alcoholic father is jailed for killing a man in a bar fight and injuring her in a car accident, and is befriended by a schizophrenic boy and an art teacher who help Sarah hone her psychic abilities.

Blood Game by Iris Johansen: When a senator's daughter is found murdered and her body drained of blood, Eve enters the world of a psychotic serial murderer -- and he might know something about her missing daughter, Bonnie.


In the Words of Our Enemies by Jed Babbin: Years before September 11, our enemy warned us--and we weren't listening. We are being warned today--by enemies like Iran, North Korea, and radicals and terrorists across the globe--but we are still not listening.

Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan: A collection of short stories by Uwem Akpan that celebrate the resilience and wisdom of children in third world countries.

True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy: Edward M. Kennedy tells his personal story, discussing his legendary family, political career, cancer diagnosis, faith, and more.

American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood by Marc Eliot: Filled with remarkable insights into Eastwood's personal life and public work, American Rebel is highly entertaining and the most complete biography of one of Hollywood's truly respected and beloved stars–an actor who, despite being the Man with No Name, has left his indelible mark on the world of motion pictures.

The Love Revolution by Joyce Meyer: Joyce Meyer examines what would happen if everyone decided to refuse to live only for themselves, and instead, used their actions to display love.

Crude Oil: the Violent Twilight of Oil by Peter Maass: Provides an account of the often negative consequences of the world's addiction to oil for oil-producing countries, including Saudi Arabia, Russia, Kuwait, Iraq, Ecuador, Afghanistan, and others.

Understanding and Preventing Suicide by Kristine Bertini: Discusses how suicidal tendencies and thought patterns develop, and how biology, environment, and culture predispose some people to see only one way out of their problems, with anecdotes that illustrate what to look for, explanations of treatment, and provides various support resources.

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