Notable books shared

February 05, 2007

Washington County Free Library presents the February edition of its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists. The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during the month of February 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 at


1. "Heart-Shaped Box" by Joe Hill (William Morrow)

2. "Ten Days in the Hills" by Jane Smiley (Alfred A. Knopf)

3. "Mistress of the Art of Death" by Ariana Franklin (Putnam)

4. "Knots" by Nuruddin Farah (Riverhead Books)

5. "Capitol Threat (Ben Kincaid)" by William Bernhardt (Ballantine Books)

6. "The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel" by Robert Crais (Simon & Schuster)

7. "The Double Bind" by Chris A. Bohjalian (Shaye Areheart Books)


8. "Family Tree" by Barbara Delinsky (Doubleday Books)

9. "Natural Born Charmer" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (William Morrow)

10. "Step on a Crack" by James Patterson (Little Brown)

11. "Shopaholic & Baby" by Sophie Kinsella (Dial Press)

12. "Past Perfect" by Susan Isaacs (Scribner)


1. "Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics" by Jeremy Schaap (Houghton Mifflin)

2. "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)" by Chalmers Johnson (Metropolitan Books)

3. "Dog Years: A Memoir" by Mark Doty (HarperCollins)

4. "Peace Be Upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence" by Zachary Karabell (Alfred A. Knopf)

5. "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" by Ishmael Beah (Farrar Straus Giroux)

6. "How She Does It: How Women Entrepreneurs Are Changing the Rules of Business Success" by Margaret Hefferman (Viking Books)

7. "Mommy Millionaire: How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea Into a Million Dollars and How You Can, Too!" by Kim Lavine (St. Martin's Press)

8. "Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World" by Margaret MacMillan (Random House)

9. "The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes" by William Ury (Bantam Books)

10. "The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche" by Gary Krist (Henry Holt)

11. "My Heart's in the Lowlands: Exploring Scotland Through a Storyteller's Eyes" by Liz Curtis Higgs (Waterbrook Press)

12. "Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers" by Amy Stewart (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)

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