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Library releases lists of notable new books

November 02, 2006

Washington County Free Library recently released its November edition of the BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction lists. The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during November 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 may call the Adult Information Desk at 301-739-3250, ext. 123, or access the library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at www.washcolibrary.org.

Fiction

1. "Next" by Michael Crichton (HarperCollins)

2. "A Christmas Secret" by Anne Perry (Ballantine Books)

3. "The Aeneid by Virgil," translation by Robert Fagles (Viking Books)

4. "Wild Fire" by Nelson DeMille (Warner Books)

5. "The Gods of Newport" by John Jakes (Dutton Books)

6. "Probable Cause" by Theresa Schwegel (St. Martin's Minotaur)

7. "The Handmaid and the Carpenter" by Elizabeth Berg (Random House)

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8. "Cross" by James Patterson (Little Brown)

9. "The Rising Tide: A Novel of World War II" by Jeff Shaara (Ballantine Books)

10. "The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog" by Dave Barry (Putnam)

11. "Hundred Dollar Baby" by Robert B. Parker (Putnam)

12. "Nature Girl" by Carl Hiaasen (Alfred A. Knopf)

Nonfiction

1. "Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers" by James F. Simon (Simon & Schuster)

2. "Don't Get Scrooged: How to Thrive in a World Full of Obnoxious, Incompetent, Arrogant, and Downright Mean-Spirited People" by Richard Carlson (HarperSanFrancisco)

3. "Andrew Carnegie" by David Nasaw (Penguin Press)

4. "How Language Works: How Babies Babble, Words Change Meaning, and Languages Live or Die" by David Crystal (Overlook Press)

5. "The Book That Changed My Life: Discover the Must-Read Books That Transformed 65 Remarkable Authors" by Roxanne Coady (Gotham Books)

6. "Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence" by A.J. Langguth (Simon & Schuster)

7. "Mae West: It Ain't No Sin" by Simon Louvish (Thomas Dunne Books)

8. "The Book of Dave" by Will Self (Bloomsbury)

9. "Since Then: How I Survived Everything and Lived to Tell About It" by David Crosby and Carl Gottlieb (Putnam)

10. "Wood: Craft, Culture, History" by Harvey Green (Viking Books)

11. "Andy Grove: The Life and Times of an American" by Richard Tedlow (Portfolio)

12. "War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 to Today" by Max Boot (Gotham Books)

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