Library lists suggested notable titles for Oct.

October 09, 2005

Notable new hardcover fiction and nonfiction


1. "Son of a Witch" by Gregory Maguire

2. "Memories of My Melancholy Whores" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

3. "School Days" by Robert B. Parker

4. "Consent to Kill: A Thriller" by Vince Flynn

5. "The Camel Club" by David Baldacci

6. "Making It Up" by Penelope Lively

7. "The Bad Behavior of Belle Cantrell" by Loraine Despres

8. "The Lincoln Lawyer" by Michael Connelly

9. "Private Wars" by Greg Rucka


10. "A Wedding in December" by Anita Shreve

11. "The Sunflower" by Richard Paul Evans

12. "Iron Orchid (Holly Barker Novels)" by Stuard Woods


1. "The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology" by Ray Kurzweil

2. "Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke" by Peter Guralnick

3. "A Crack in the Edge of the World and the Great California Earthquake of 1906" by Simon Winchester

4. "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" by James R. Hanson

5. "700 Sundays" by Billy Crystal

6. "Andrew Jackson: A Life and Times" by H.W. Brands

7. "American Hostage: A Memoir of a Journalist Kidnapped in Iraq and the Remarkable Battle to Win His Release" by Micah Garen and Marie-Hlne Carleton

8. "Next Man Up: A Year Behind the Lines in Today's NFL" by John Feinstein

9. "The Planets" by Dava Sobel

10. "Shakespeare: The Biography" by Peter Ackroyd

11. "Generation RX: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Lives, Minds, and Bodies" by Greg Critser

12. "The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C.S. Lewis" by Alan Jacobs

BookShare's Notable New Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction lists are based on critical reviews from professional publications such as Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews and initial print runs reported by Ingram Book Group.

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