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New books at the library

May 02, 2007

Washington County Free Library presents the May edition of its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists. The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during May 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 home via the Web at www.washcolibrary.org.

Fiction

1. "The Religion" by Tim Willocks (Farrar Straus Giroux)

2. "Free Fire" by C. J. Box (Putnam)

3. "Ghostwalk" by Rebecca Stott (Spiegel and Grau)

4. "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" by Michael Chabon (HarperCollins)

5. "After Dark" by Haruki Murakami (Alfred A. Knopf)

6. "Bad Luck and Trouble" by Lee Child (Delacorte Press)

7. "Dream When You're Feeling Blue" by Elizabeth Berg (Random House)

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8. "Up in Honey's Room" by Elmore Leonard (William Morrow)

9. "Divisadero" by Michael Ondaatje (Alfred A. Knopf)

10. "Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Susan Vreeland (Viking Books)

11. "Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey" by Chuck Palahniuk (Doubleday Books)

12. "The Savage Garden" by Mark Mills (Putnam)

Nonfiction

1. "Way Off the Road: Discovering the Peculiar Charms of Small Town America" by Bill Geist (Broadway Books)

2. "Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr" by Nancy Isenberg (Viking Books)

3. "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life" by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins)

4. "China Road: A Journey Into the Future of a Rising Power" by Rob Gifford (Random House)

5. "Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power" by Robert Dallek (HarperCollins)

6. "The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor" by William Langewiesche (Farrar Straus Giroux)

7. "Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See" by Robert Kurson (Random House)

8. "Where Have All the Leaders Gone?" by Lee Iacocca (Scribner)

9. "FDR" by Jean Edward Smith (Random House)

10. "Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe" by Nancy Goldstone (Viking Books)

11. "Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came Into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming" by Paul Hawken (Viking Books)

12. "Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin" by Neal Bascomb (Houghton Mifflin)

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, visit BookShare's new Web site at www.washcolibrary.org/bookshare.aspx.

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