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New hardcover books slated for Free Library in August

August 04, 2006

Washington County Free Library presents the August edition of its monthly BookShare Notable New Hardcover Fiction & Nonfiction lists. The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during August and will be available to borrow from the library.

Readers who are interested in reserving a copy of any title from the BookShare Notable New Hardcover Lists may call the Adult Information Desk at 301-739-3250, ext. 123, or access the library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at home via the Web at www.washcolibrary.org.

Fiction

1. "The Emperor's Children" by Claire Messud (Alfred A. Knopf)

2. "Helen of Troy" by Margaret George (Viking Books)

3. "Never Fear" by Scott Frost (Putnam)

4. "Armageddon's Children" by Terry Brooks (Del Ray Books)

5. "The Keep" by Jennifer Eagan (Alfred A. Knopf)

6. "Crisis" by Robin Cook (Putnam)

7. "Liberation Movements" by Olen Steinhauer (St. Martin's Minotaur)

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8. "Happiness Sold Separately" by Lolly Winston (Warner Books)

9. "Left Bank" by Kate Muir (Viking Books)

10. "The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters" by Gordon Dahlquist (Bantam Books)

11. "An Iliad" by Alessandro Baricco (Alfred A. Knopf)

12. "Dead Wrong: A Novel of Suspense (Joanna Brady Mysteries)" by J. A. Jance (William Morrow)

Nonfiction

1. "Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq" by T. Christian Miller (Little Brown)

2. "Overcoming Life's Disappointments" by Harold S. Kushner (Alfred A. Knopf)

3. "Elizabeth" by J. Randy Taraborrelli (Warner Books)

4. "Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission" by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. Hamilton (Alfred A. Knopf)

5. "Stealing Love: Confessions of a Dognapper" by Mary A. Fischer (Harmony)

6. "The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids" by Alexandra Robbins (Hyperion Books)

7. "Take This Job and Ship It: How Corporate Greed and Brain-Dead Politics Are Selling Out America" by Byron L. Dorgan (Thomas Dunne Books)

8. "It's the Crude, Dude: Greed, Gas, War, and the American Way" by Linda McQuaid (Thomas Dunne Books)

9. "I'm Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers" by Tim Madigan (Gotham Books)

10. "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11" by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)

11. "Five Germanys I Have Known" by Fritz Stern (Farrar Straus Giroux)

12. "What Colleges Don't Tell You: (And Other Parents Don't Want You to Know) 272 Secrets for Getting Your Kid Into the Top Schools" by Elizabeth Wissner-Gross (Hudson Street Press)

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