Hot New Books

January 11th, 2016

 

01-11 Marble Collector The Marble Collector
by Cecelia Ahern
F A285m
The story of a woman who discovers a collection of marbles in her father’s belongings. On learning that part of the collection is missing, she embarks on a quest to relocate the missing marbles to complete the collection and also to understand and complete the picture of a man she realises she never fully new.
01-11 Girl Who Slept With God The Girl Who Slept With God
by Val Brelinski
F B835g
When the moral-minded eldest daughter of a 1970s Idaho family returns from a missionary trip and claims she is pregnant with God’s child, her strong-willed sister and she bond with fellow outcasts while awaiting the birth.
01-11 Tom Clancy Commander in Chief Commander-in-chief
by Mark Greaney
F C5873cc
Abandoned by other international leaders, Jack Ryan, assisted by his son and the Campus team, navigate a political chess game involving a volatile Russian president and a vital clue about an adversarial plot to disrupt the world stage.
01-11 Warriors of the Storm Warriors of the Storm
by Bernard Cornwell
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A fragile peace is about to be broken. King Alfred’s son Edward and daughter, Aethelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. Uhtred controls northern Mercia from Chester. But forces are rising up against him. Northmen allied to the Irish have taken Northumbria their strength could prove overwhelming.
01-11 Where My Heart Used to Beat Where My Heart Used to Beat
by Sebastin Faulks
F F2635wh
Robert, a British doctor haunted by World War II memories, agrees to write a biography of a renowned specialist in memory loss who possesses unsettling knowledge of Robert’s past.
01-11 Discount Discount
by Casey Gray
F G7784d
The daily lives of customers and employees of an American Southwest super retailer are thrown into chaos by a drunken manager’s text, local corruption and the imminent visit of a company president’s visit.
01-11 Informants The Informants
by Bill Haugland
F H371i
A battle between rival motorcycle gangs leads television reporter Ty Davis into yet another dangerous encounter with a big-city’s underworld. His on-the-scene account of the violence draws Davis into a complex web of drug-smuggling and murder, and turf wars pit local criminal bikers against each other.
01-11 Anything For You Anything For You
by Kristan Higgins
F H6366a
When Connor O’Rourke proposes to his long-time on-again, off-again secret girlfriend, Jessica Dunn, and she says no, he gives her an ultimatum–marry him or their relationship is over.
01-11 Nine Lives Nine Lives
by Wendy Corsi Staub
M S798L
Interrupted by a storm that forces her to take shelter in a quirky New York town, young widow Bella Jordan accepts a job at the local hotel and is embroiled in the investigation into the owner’s murder.
01-11 Unstoppable Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World
by Bill Nye
363.73874 N994
The author challenges common misunderstandings about global warming while outlining the scientific community’s potential for solving key energy and environmental problems.
01-11 Bread, Wine, Chocolate Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love
by Simran Sethi
363.8 S495
Draws on interviews with scientists, farmers, chefs, and others in the food trade to reveal the interconnected reasons that have caused a steady loss of diversity in food crops and the associated health, culture, and traditional consequences.
01-11 Of Orcas and Men Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us
by David Neiwert
599.536 N417
A revelatory history of orcas evaluates them as one of the planet’s most intelligent animals, challenging beliefs about their “killer” natures while citing the threats to their populations.
01-11 Simply Nigella Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food
by Nigella Lawson
641.5 L425s
Simply Nigella is about cooking food that makes our lives easier, the sort of cooking that can be incorporated into our daily lives and celebrated without any stress, food that will make everyone feel better, both in body and mind.
01-11 Quinn Quinn: The Life of a Hockey Legend
by Dan Robson
796.962 Q7r
Told by bestselling author Dan Robson, and supported by the Quinn family and network of friends,Quinn is the definitive account of one of the game’s biggest personalities and most storied lives.
01-11 And Yet And Yet —
by Christopher Hitchens
814 H674a
Christopher Hitchens was known for his erudition and pitch-perfect, oftentimes argumentative prose, and in this new collection of essays that span his storied career, he is no different. No subject is safe: Bosnia, Norman Mailer, Helen Mirren, Hitler–and yes, Bill and Hillary Clinton.
01-11 John Le Carre John le Carré: The Biography
by Adam Sisman
820.92 L456s
This is the definitive biography of a major writer, described by Ian McEwan as ‘perhaps the most significant novelist of the second half of the twentieth cenyury in Britain.’
01-11 Alone Against the North Alone Against the North
by Adam Shoalts
917.13 S559
When Adam Shoalts ventured into the largest unexplored wilderness on the planet, he hoped to set foot where no one had ever gone before. What he discovered surprised even him.
01-11 Woody Woody: The Biography
by David Evanier
92 A432e
Draws on interviews with artistic collaborators, family, and friends — including Allen’s first wife, Harlene Rosen — to chronicle the life of the film director, including the more controversial aspects of Allen’s life.
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