Library book list

October 01, 2007

Washington County Free Library presents the October 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 October and can be borrowed from the library.

Readers who are interested in reserving their copy of any title from the lists can call the library's Adult Information Desk at 301- 739-3250, ext. 123, or access the library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at home via the Web at


1. "Blonde Faith," by Walter Mosley (Little Brown)

2. "The Abstinence Teacher," by Tom Perrotta (St. Martin's Press)

3. "A Free Life," by Ha Jin (Pantheon Books)

4. "Book of the Dead (Kay Scarpetta Mysteries)," by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam)

5. "Run," by Ann Patchett (HarperCollins)

6. "Exit Ghost," by Philip Roth (Houghton Mifflin)

7. "The Race," by Richard North Patterson (Henry Holt)


8. "Down River," by John Hart (St. Martin's Minotaur)

9. "The Almost Moon," by Alice Sebold (Little Brown)

10. "The Quiet Girl," by Peter Hoeg (Farrar Straus Giroux)

11. "Tipperary," by Frank DeLaney (Random House)

12. "The Gift," by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster)


1. "Boone: A Biography," by Robert Morgan (Shannon Ravenel Books)

2. "American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic," by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf)

3. "The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944."

4. "The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America," by Susan Faludi (Metropolitan Books)

5. "Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights," by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose (Random House)

6. "Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities," by Richard Baer (Crown)

7. "Clapton: The Autobiography," by Eric Clapton (Broadway Books)

8. "The Bond: Three Young Men Learn to Forgive and Reconnect with Their Fathers," by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt (Riverhead)

9. "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself," by Alan Alda (Random House)

10. "The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)," by Karen Armstrong (Atlantic Monthly Press)

11. "Total Access: The Journey to the Center of the NFL Universe," by Rich Eisen (Thomas Dunne Books)

12. "Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar's Way to Transform Your Dog ... and Your Life," by Cesar Millan (Harmony)

To reserve your copy of any title on the Notable New Hardcover Lists, please visit Washington County Free Library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at or contact the Adult Information Desk at 301 739-3250, ext. 123.

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