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Notable book titles available at library

August 06, 2007

Washington County Free Library presents the August 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 August 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 www.washcolibrary.org.

Notable New Hardcover
Fiction and Nonfiction
August 2007

Fiction

1. "Dead Ex" by Harley Jane Kozak (Doubleday Books)

2. "Waking with Enemies" by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton Books)

3. "Strip Search" by William Bernhardt (Ballantine Books)

4. "Bones to Ashes" by Kathy Reichs (Scribner)

5. "The Crime Writer" by Gregg Hurwitz (Viking Books)

6. "The Scandal of the Season" by Sophie Gee (Scribner)

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7. "Songs Without Words" by Ann Packer (Alfred A. Knopf)

8. "Beyond Reach" by Karin Slaughter (Delacorte Press)

9. "Agnes and the Hitman" by Jennifer Crusie (St. Martin's Press)

10. "By George: A Novel" by Wesley Stace (Little Brown)

11. "Spook Country" by William Gibson (Putnam)

12. "Away" by Amy Bloom (Random House)

Nonfiction

1. "Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America" by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto (Random House)

2. "Once Upon a Quinceanera: Coming of Age in the USA" by Julia Alvarez (Viking Books)

3. "Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster" by Dana Thomas (Penguin Press)

4. "The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language" by Christine Kenneally (Viking Books)

5. "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction" by David Sheff (Houghton Mifflin)

6. "Embryo Culture: Making Babies in the Twenty-First Century" by Beth Kohl (Farrar Straus Giroux)

7. "Ike: An American Hero" by Michael Korda (HarperCollins)

8. "Hurricane Season: A Coach, His Team, and Their Triumph in the Time of Katrina" by Neal Thompson (Free Press)

9. "The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink" by Robert Morris (HarperCollins)

10. "Psychic Children: Revealing the Intuitive Gifts and Hidden Abilities of Boys and Girls" by Sylvia Browne and Lindsay Harrison (Dutton Books)

11. "Parts Per Million: The Poisoning of Beverly Hills High School" by Joy Horowtiz (Viking Books)

12. "Seizing Destiny: How America Grew from Sea to Shining Sea" by Richard Kluger (Alfred A. Knopf)

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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