Notable new books at Washington County library

October 05, 2008

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

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


1. "The Given Day" by Dennis Lehane (William Morrow)

2. "I See You Everywhere" by Julie Glass (Pantheon Books)

3. "The Brass Verdict" by Michael Connelly

4. "The English Major" by Jim Harrison (Grove Press)

5. "The Gate House" by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing)

6. "Wallflower Christmas" by Lisa Kleypas (St. Martin's Press)

7. "Bones (An Alex Delaware Novel)" by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine Books)


8. "The Eleventh Man" by Ivan Doig (Harcourt)

9. "Grace" by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster)

10. "Hell Bent: A Brady Coyne Novel" by William G. Tapply (St. Martin's Minotaur)

11. "Lulu in Marrakech" by Diane Johnson (Dutton Books)

12. "Widows of Eastwick" by John Updike (Alfred A. Knopf)


1. "The Longest Trip Home: A Memoir" by John Grogran (William Morrow)

2. "Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music" by Ted Goia (Norton)

3. "Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners" by Laura Claridge (Random House)

4. "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story" by Richard Schickel and George Perry (Running Press)

5. "Searching for Schindler: A Memoir" by Thomas Keneally (Nan A. Talese)

6. "Faberg's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire" by Tony Faber (Random House)

7. "The Partnership: The Making of Goldman Sachs" by Charles D. Ellis (Penguin Press)

8. "The H. L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy" by Tom Chaffin (Hill & Wang)

9. "Izzy & Lenore: Two Dogs, an Unexpected Journey, and Me" by Jon Katz (Villard Books)

10. "Against Medical Advice: A True Story" by James Patterson and Hal Friedman (Little Brown)

11. "Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China" by Leslie Chang (Spiegel & Grau)

12. "My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith" by Benyamin Cohen (HarperOne)

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 lists, go to 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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