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Library lists notable BookShare titles for September

September 18, 2006

Washington County Free Library presents the September edition of its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists. The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication this month and can be borrowed from the library.

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

Fiction

1. "For One More Day" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion Books)

2. "Magic Time" by Doug Marlett (Farrar Straus Giroux)

3. "The Mission Song" by John Le Carr (Little Brown)

4. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf)

5. "After This" by Alice McDermott (Farrar Straus Giroux)

6. "Half of a Yellow Sun" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Alfred A. Knopf)

7. "The Devil's Backbone" by Kim Wonzencraft (St. Martin's Press)

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8. "The Interpretation of Murder" by Jed Rubenfeld (Henry Holt)

9. "Paint It Black" by Janet Fitch (Little Brown)

10. "Lights Out" by Jason Starr (St. Martin's Minotaur)

11. "Moral Disorder: And Other Stories" by Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese)

12. "The Right Attitude to Rain: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel" by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon Books)

Nonfiction

1. "A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life" by Jon Katz (Villard Books)

2. "Johnny U: The Life and Times of John Unitas" by Tom Callahan (Crown Publishers)

3. "High School Confidential" by Jeremy Iversen (Atria Books)

4. "Stop Dressing Your Six-Year-Old Like a Skank: And Other Words of Delicate Southern Wisdom" by Celia Rivenbark (St. Martin's Press)

5. "The Architect: Karl Rove and the End of the Democratic Party" by James Moore and Wayne Slater (Crown Publishers)

6. "Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery" by Alex Kuczynski (Doubleday Books)

7. "The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History" by Jonathan Franzen (Farrar Straus Giroux)

8. "Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption" by William Cope Moyers and Katherine Ketcham (Viking Books)

9. "The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina" by Frank Rich (Penguin Press)

10. "American Cookery" by Laura Kalpakian (St. Martin's Press)

11. "Healthy at 100: The Scientifically Proven Secrets of the World's Healthiest and Longest-Lived Peoples" by John Robbins (Random House)

12. "The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, or How 32 Carved Pieces on a Board Illuminated Our Understanding of War, Art, Science and the Human Brain" by David Shenk (Doubleday Books)

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 Ingram Book Group's monthly Street Smart list of hot new titles.

If you read one of the above titles, BookShare would like to hear from you. To share your comments, go to www.washcolibrary.org/bookshare.aspx on the Web.

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