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New Books (3-week Checkout, No Renewals)

February additions


Cell by Robin Cook

Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collins

The Death Trade by Jack Higgins

The Execution by Dick Wolf

Hazardous Duty by W.E.B Griffin

The Last Enchantments by Charles Finch

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Perfect by Rachel Joyce

Private L.A. by James Patterson

Radiance of Tomorrow by Ismael Beah

Revolutionary by Alex Myers

Ripper by Isabel Allende

Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash

Unleashing Mr. Darcy by Teri Wilson

Worthy Brown's Daughter by Phillip Margolin


Catching Cancer: the Quest for Its Viral & Bacterial Causes by Claudia Cornwall

The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America and What We Can Do to Stop It by Thom Hartmann

Hands Free Mama: a guide to putting down the phone, burning the to-do list, and letting go of perfection to grasp what really matters by Rachel Macy Stafford

Happier at Home: kiss more, jump more, abandon a project, read Samuel Johnson, and my other experiments in the practice of everyday life by Gretchen Craft Rubin

Say This, Not That: a Foolproof Guide to Effective Interpersonal Communication by Carl Alasko

National Geographic's Where the Locals Go: More than 300 Places Around the World to Eat, Play, Shop, Celebrate, and Relax

January additions


All Things Hidden by Tracie Peterson

Andrew's Brain by E.L. Doctorow

Dare to Love Again by Julie Lessman

Dead in their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley

Emperor's Blades by Brian Staveley

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

In the Blood by Lisa Unger

The Kept by Scott James

Malice by John Gwynne

Mercy Snow by Tiffany Baker

Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini

No One to Trust by Lynette Eason

Reckless Love by Elizabeth Lowell

Robert B. Parker's Bull River by Robert Knott

Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh

Somewhere in France: A Novel of the Great War by Jennifer Robson

A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith

Vatican Waltz by Roland Merullo

The Way of All Fish by Martha Grimes


Cave Women Don't Get Fat by Esther Blum

Francis: A New World Pope by Michel Cool

Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-reliant, and Better Students for Life by Peter Gray

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

Let Me Off at the Top: My Classy Life & Other Musings by Ron Burgundy

A Man's Guide to Healthy Aging: Stay Smart, Strong, and Active by Edward H Thompson, Jr. and Lenard W. Kaye

What's so Funny: My Hilarious Life by Tim Conway

When the School Says No, How to Get to Yes by Vaughn Lauer

December additions
A Final Reckoning by Susan Moody
Innocence by Dean Koontz
Innocent Blood by James Rollins
Ten Lords a-Leaping by C.C Benison

The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradley, Jr.

November additions
Annie's Christmas Wish by Barbara Cameron
Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield
Candlelight Christmas: The Lakeshore Chronicles by Susan Wiggs
A Catered Christmas Cookie Exchange: a Mystery with Recipes by Isis Crawford
Christmas at Harmony Hill: A Shaker Story by Ann H. Gabhart
The Christmas Candle by Max Lucado
Christmas Carol Murder: A Lucy Stone Mystery by Leslie Meier
A Christmas Gift for Rose by Tricia Goyer
A Christmas Hope by Anne Perry
Christmas on 4th Street: A Fool's Gold Romance by Susan Mallery
The Christmas Visitor: An Amish Romance by Linda Byler
Cross my Heart by James Patterson
The Dawn of Christmas: A Romance from the Heart of Amish Country by Cindy Woodsmall
Dust by Patricia Cornwell
The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
King and Maxwell by David Baldacci
Longbourn by Jo Baker
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon by Alexander McCall Smith
Mirage by Clive Cussler
Mulled Murder by Kate Kingsbury
A Nantucket Christmas by Nancy Thayer
Outlaw by Ted Dekker
Peace: A Crittendon County Christmas Novel by Shelley Shepard Gray
Police by Jo Nesbo
Quiet Dell by Jayne Ann Phillips
A Seaside Christmas: A Chesapeake Shores Novel by Sherryl Woods
Silent Night: a Spencer Holiday Novel by Robert Parker
Sins of the Flesh by Colleen McCullough
Sprit of Steamboat: A Walt Longmire Story by Craig Johnson
Stella Bain by Anita Shreve
Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich
Thomas Kincade's Cape Light Songs of Christmas by Katherine Spencer
Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt
The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
White Fire by Douglas J. Preston

Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies
Christmas with Southern Living 2013
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and his Son by Pat Conroy
Double Down: Game Change 2012 by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann
The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook
I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
Mozart by Paul Johnson
The Old Magic of Christmas: Yuletide Traditions for the Darker Days of the Year by Linda Raedisch
Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays by Ree Drummond
The Texas Holiday Cookbook by Dotty Griffith
Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked by Chris Matthews

October additions
Accused by Lisa Scottoline
Bad Tidings by Nick Oldham
The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding
Classic Mistake by Amy Myers
Critical Mass by Sara Paretsky
Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk
The Double by George Pelecanos

Identical by Scott Turow
Just One Evil Act by Elizabeth George
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
In Pinelight by Thomas Rayfiel
Starry Night: A Christmas Novel by Debbie Macomber
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Unspoken by Dee Henderson
We are Water by Wally Lamb

Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist: A Memoir by Tim Parrish
In the Name of God: The True Story of the Fight to Save Children From Faith-Healing Homicide by Cameron Stauth
Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester
The Ogre's Wife: Poems by Ron Koertge
Rose Kennedy's Family Album: From the Fitzgerald Kenney Private Collection 1878-1946 by Caroline Kennedy
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time by Adrian Miller
Trances of the Blast by Mary Ruefle
Women Still at Work: Professionals over Sixty and on the Job by Elizabeth Fideler

September additions
A Beautiful Truth by Colin McAdam
Bingo Barge Murder by Jessie Chandler
Bitter River by Julia Keller
Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Damn Love by Jasmine Beach-Farrara
Deadline by Sandra Brown
Dick Francis's Refusal by Felix Francis
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Hide and Snake Murder by Jessie Chandler
Just What Kind of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Slow Fix by Ivan E Coyote
Something Borrowed, Someone Dead by M.C. Beaton
The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini
Steelheart by Brian Sanderson
Traveling Sprinkler by Nicholson Baker
Tumbledown by Robert Boswell

Before Happiness: the Five Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change
Five days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
Hungry: What Eighty Ravenous Guys Taught Me About Life, Love, and the Power of Food by Darlene Barnes
The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader: an Eyewitness History of the Civil War's Greatest Battle by Rod Gragg
Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's iconic images of the March on Washington by Kitty Kelley
Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton
Strange Medicine: a Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages by Nathan Belofsky
Why Teach: In Defense of a Real Education by Mark Edmundson
Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America by Evan J. Mandery
You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times by Max Lucado

August additions
The Beast by Faye Kellerman
Benjamin Franklin's Bastard by Sally Cabot
Death Angel by Linda Fairstein
Death of a Robber Baron: a Guilded Age Mystery by Charles O'Brien
Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine
The Ghosts of Bungo Suido by P.T. Deutermann
The Hen of Baskervilles by Donna Andrews
Hotshot by Julie Garwood
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
It Happens in the Dark by Carol O'Connell
Justice for Sara by Erica Spindler
The Last Witness by W.E.B. Griffin
Mistress by James Patterson
The Never List by Koethi Zan
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Queen's Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle
Sisterland by Curt Sittenfeld
Skinner by Charlie Huston
Under a Texas Sky by Dorothy Garlock
Witch Wraith by Terry Brooks

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
Manson: the Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn
Pain, Parties, and Work: Sylvia Plath in New York Summer 1953 by Elizabeth Winder
Shot all to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape by Mark Gardner
These Few Precious Days: the Final Year of Jack with Jackie by Christopher P. Andersen

Movies and Television
July additions
Bombshell by Catherine Coulter
Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie
First Sight by Danielle Steel
The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane by Kelly Harms
The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice
The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
Nemesis by Bill Pronzini
On Sal Mal Lane by Ru Freeman
True Love by Jude Deveraux
You Are One of Them by Elliott Holt

Learning to Listen:A Life Caring for Children by T. Berry Brazelton, MD
The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power by Kim Ghattas
Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlsone
Waiting to be Heard by Amanda Knox
The Way of the Knife by Mark Mazzetti
The World is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village by Anna Badkhen

Movies and Television
42: The Jackie Robinson Story
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
Dark Skies
Evil Dead
Mindless Behavior
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Teen Wolf
Twilight Eclipse
Tyler Perry's Temptation

June additions
Aftershock by Andrew Vachss
And When She was Good by Laura Lippman
Archipelago by Monique Roffey
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Black Country by Alex Grecian
Blood Orange by Karen Keskinen
Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks
Choke Point by Ridley Pearson
Claudia Silver to the Rescue by Kathy Ebel
Cold, Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty
Earth Afire by Orson Scott Card
Elders: a Novel by Ryan McIlvain
The Execution of Noa P Singleton by Elizabeth Silver
The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen Carter
Last Summer of the Camperdowns by Elizabeth Kelly
Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews
The 9th Girl by Tami Hoag
One Heart to Win by Johanna Lindsey
The Other Child by Charlotte Link
Robert B Parker's Wonderland by Ace Atkins
Shotgun Lullaby by Steve Ulfelder
Son by Philipp Meyer
The Square of Revenge by Pieter Aspe
Sweet Salt Air by Barbara Delinsky
This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason
Trains and Lovers by Alexander McCall Smith
Two Graves by Douglas Preston
Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella
When the Devil Drives by Christopher Brookmyre
Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani

American Gun: a History of the U.S. in 10 Firearms by Chris Kyle
Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen by Alyssa Shelasky
The Great Degeneration: How Insitutions Decay and Economies Die by Niall Ferguson
With Patience and Fortitude by Christine Quinn

Movies and Television
Breaking Bad: Season 5
Falling Skies: Season 2
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
House of Cards: Season 1
Newsroom: Season 1
Oz: The Great and Powerful
The Last Stand
Warm Bodies

May additions
Babylon Rite by Tom Knox
Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris
A Delicate Truth by John LeCarre
The Drowned Man by David Whellams
A Dual Inheritance: A Novel by Joanna Hershon
Inferno by Dan Brown
The Innocence Game by Michael Harvey
Murder in Chelsea by Vitoria Thompson
The Ophelia Cut by John Lescroart
The Rain God by Arturo Islas
Silken Prey by John Sandford
A Step of Faith by Richard Paul Evans

The Breakfast Book by Andrew Dalby
Champion of Choice: The Life and Legacy of Women's Advocate Nafis Sadik by Cathleen Miller
The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty by Willie & Korie Robertson
FDR and the Jews by Richard Breitman
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of The Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan
Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander by Phil Robertson
Hollywood and Hitler 1933-1939 by Thomas Doherty
James Joyce: A New Biography by Gordon Bowker
The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari by Paul Theroux
Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age by Allen Barra
Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household by Kate Hubbard
She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me by Emma Brockes
The Simple Joys of Grandparenting: Stories, Nursery Rhymes, Recipes, Games, Crafts, and More by Abigail R Gehring
Southern League: a True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South's Most Compelling Pennant Race by Larry Colton
Superfood Smoothies by Chef Julie Morris
Twitch Upon a Star: The Bewitched Life and Career of Elizabeth Montgomery by Berbie J Pilato

Movies and Television
Beautiful Creatures
Dexter: Season 7
Safe Haven
Stand Up Guys
Superman Unbound

April additions
The Andalucian Friend by Alexander Soderberg
The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
The Blossom Sisters by Fern Michaels
Daddy's Gone A Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark
Don't Go by Lisa Scottoline
Enemy of Mine by Brad Taylor
Fly Away by Kristin Hannah
Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
Gray by Pete Wentz
How to Get Filty Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Let the Dead Sleep by Heather Graham
Lover at Last by J.R. Ward
Midnight at Marble Arch by Anne Perry
The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes
The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick
Secrets from the Past by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Silken Prey by John Sandford
Sleight of Hand by Philip Margolin
The Smart One by Jennifer Close
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham
Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg
12th of Never by James Patterson
Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods
Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum by Temple Grandin
Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family by Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Clean: Overcoming Addition and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy by David Sheff
Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave by Adam Alter
Happier Endings: a Meditation on Life and Death by Erica Brown
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Shred: The Revolutionary Diet by Ian K. Smith, M.D.

Movies and Television
Broken City
Django Unchained
Duck Dynasty
Guilt Trip
Silver Linings Playbook
Sons of Anarchy

February / March additions
Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson
Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio
Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir that Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbye by Margaret Powell
Death of Yesterday by M.C. Beaton
Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
Devil's Knot by Mara Leveritt
Dexter in the Dark by Jeff Lindsay
The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World's Greatest Drinks by Amy Stewart
Dying on the Job: Murder and Mayhem in the American Workplace by Ronald D. Brown
Fifth Assassin by Brad Meltzer
The Future by Al Gore
Guilt by Jonathan Kellerman
Hit Me by Lawrence Block
The Longevity Kitchen by Rebecca Katz
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
The Night Ranger by Alex Berenson
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Striker by Clive Cussler
Shadow Woman by Linda Howard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

Movies and Television for Adults (7-day Checkout, No Renewals)
Anna Karenina
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Celeste and Jesse Forever
Farewell, My Queen
Killing Them Softly
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
The Master
Parental Guidance
Red Dawn
The Sessions
Sleepwalk With Me
Small Apartments
Trouble with the Curve
Zero Dark Thirty
Dexter, Seasons 1-6
Game of Thrones, Seasons 1-2
I Love Lucy, Seasons 1-9