Notable new books at Washington County library

November 09, 2008

The Washington County Free Library has released its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists for November.

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


1. "Songs for the Missing" by Stewart O'Nan (Viking Books)

2. "The Memorist" by M. J. Rose (Mira Books)

3. "A Mercy" by Toni Morrison (Alfred A. Knopf)

4. "Divine Justice" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "Just After Sunset: Stories" by Stephen King (Scribner)

6. "Dying for Revenge" by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton Books)

7. "The Private Patient" by P. D. James (Alfred A. Knopf)


8. "Arctic Drift: A Dirk Pitt Novel, #20" by Clive Cussler (Putnam)

9. "Swallowing Darkness" by Laurell K. Hamilton (Ballantine Books)

10. "Cross Country" by James Patterson (Little Brown)

11. "Knit Two" by Kate Jacobs (Putnam)

12. "Your Heart Belongs to Me" by Dean R. Koontz (Bantam)


1. "The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens's a Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits" by Les Standiford (Crown)

2. "Thames: The Biography" by Peter Ackroyd (Nan A. Talese)

3. "The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Transformation of America's Economy, Politics, and Society" by Robert J. Samuelson (Random House)

4. "John Lennon: The Life" by Philip Norman (Ecco)

5. "Bailout Nation: How Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy" by Barry Ritholtz (McGraw-Hill)

6. "America: A History in Art: The American Journey Told by Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, and Architects" by William Scheller (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers)

7. "Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando" by Stefan Kanfer (Alfred A. Knopf)

8. "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House" by Jon Meacham (Random House)

9. "Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945" by Carlo D'Este (Harper)

10. "Call Me Ted" by Ted Turner (Grand Central Publishing)

11. "The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World" by Niall Ferguson (Penguin Press)

12. "Don't Go There!: The Travel Detective's Essential Guide to the Must-Miss Places of the World" by Peter Greenberg (Rodale 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 or contact the Adult Information Desk at 301 739-3250, ext. 123.

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