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Book titles of note are shared

June 11, 2007

Washington County Free Library presents the June 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 lists can 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.) "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Books)

2.) "On Chesil Beach" by Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese)

3.) "Falling Man" by Don De-Lillo (Scribner)

4.) "Bangkok Haunts" by John Burdette (Random House)

5.) "The Bright Side of Disaster" by Katherine Center (Ballantine Books)

6.) "Lean Mean Thirteen" by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin's Press)

7.) "Chasers" by Lorenzo Carcaterra (Ballantine Books)

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8.) "Innocent as Sin" by Elizabeth Lowell (William Morrow)

9.) "New England White" by Stephen L. Carter (Alfred A. Knopf)

10.) "Shoe Addicts Anonymous" by Beth Harbison (St. Martin's Press)

11.) "When Day Breaks: A Novel of Suspense" by Mary Jane Clark (William Morrow)

12.) "Requiem for an Assassin" by Barry Eisler (Putnam)

Nonfiction

1.) "Satan's Circus: Murder, Vice, Police Corruption, and New York's Trial of the Century" by Mike Dash (Crown Publishers)

2.) "The Age of Lincoln" by Orville Vernon Burton (Hill & Wang)

3.) "Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941" by Ian Kershaw (Penguin Press)

4.) "The Berlin Wall: A World Divided, 1961-1989" by Frederick Taylor (HarperCollins)

5.) "The Pentagon: A History" by Steve Vogel (Random House)

6.) "The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal" by Jonathan Mooney (Henry Holt)

7.) "Fat, Broke & Lonely No More: Your Personal Solution to Overeating, Overspending, and Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places" by Victoria Moran (Harper SanFrancisco)

8.) "Fanatic: Ten Things All Sports Fans Should Do Before They Die" by Jim Gorant (Houghton Mifflin)

9.) "Porch Talk: Stories of Decency, Common Sense, and Other Endangered Species" by Philip Gulley (Harper SanFrancisco)

10.) "Aftermath, Inc.: Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home" by Gil Reavill (Gotham Books)

11.) "The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West, and the Fight Against AIDS" by Helen Epstein (Farrar Straus Giroux)

12.) "The Long March: The True History of Communist China's Founding Myth" by Sun Shuyun (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.

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