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Notable new books at Washington County library

September 07, 2008

Washington County Free Library has announced its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists for September.

The titles featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during the month of September and can be borrowed from the library.

Among the titles featured on the fiction list is "Home" by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar Straus Giroux), "The Laughter of Dead Kings: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense" by Elizabeth Peters (William Morrow) and "The Lucky One" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing).

In nonfiction, readers can look forward to "Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World" by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter (Grand Central Publishing), "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - And How It Can Renew America" by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar Straus Giroux) and "Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men" by Michael Kimmel (Harper).

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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 on our Web site at www.washcolibrary.org.

Fiction

1. "Indignation" by Philip Roth (Houghton Mifflin)

2. "Home" by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar Straus Giroux)

3. "Hot Mahogany" by Stuart Woods (Putnam)

4. "The Book of Lies" by Brad Meltzer (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "The Letters" by Luanne Rice and Joseph Monninger (Bantam)

6. "Exit Music" by Ian Rankin (Little Brown)

7. "One Fifth Avenue" by Candace Bushnell (Hyperion)

8. "The Laughter of Dead Kings: A Vicky Bliss Novel of Suspense" by Elizabeth Peters (William Morrow)

9. "Wedding Belles" by Haywood Smith (St. Martin's Press)

10. "The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel" by Alexander McCall Smith (Pantheon Books)

11. "The Lucky One" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

12. "Hounded to Death" by Rita Mae Brown (Ballantine Books)

Nonfiction

1. "Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World" by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter (Grand Central Publishing)

2. "Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know" by Randall Stross (Free Press)

3. "American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century" by Howard Blum (Crown)

4. "Letter to My Daughter" by Maya Angelou (Random House)

5. "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - And How It Can Renew America" by Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar Straus Giroux)

6. "Getting Into Guinness: One Man's Longest, Fastest, Highest Journey Inside the World's Most Famous Record Book" by Larry Olmstead (HarperCollins)

7. "Bob Schieffer's America" by Bob Schieffer (Putnam)

8. "Click: What Millions of People Are Doing Online and Why It Matters" by Bill Tancer (Hyperion)

9. "Reagan: The Hollywood Years" by Marc Elliot (Harmony)

10. "Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen" by Philip Dray (Houghton Mifflin)

11. "Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men" by Michael Kimmel (Harper)

12. "Dog Talk: Lessons Learned from a Life with Dogs" by Harrison Forbes (St. Martin's Press)

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.

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 www.washcolibrary.org or contact the Adult Information Desk at 301-739-3250, ext. 123.

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