Best of 2008

ANIMALS / AGRICULTURE / ENVIRONMENT

  • American buffalo: in search of a lost icon. Steven Rinella. 599.643 RIN
  • American earth: environmental writing since Thoreau. 333.72 AME
  • American farmer: the heart of our country. Paul Mobley, Katrina Fried. 630.92 MOB
  • The big necessity: the unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters. Rose George. 363.72 GEO
  • The bridge at the edge of the world: capitalism, the environment, and crossing from crisis to sustainability. James Gustave Speth. 333.7 SPE
  • Dog man: an uncommon life on a faraway mountain. Martha Sherrill. 636.73 SHE
  • Farm sanctuary: changing hearts and minds about animals and food. Gene Baur. 179.3 BAU
  • For the love of animals: the rise of the animal protection movement. Kathryn Shevelow. 179.3 SHE
  • Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution–and how it can renew America. Thomas L. Friedman. 333.79 FRI, CD 363.7 FRI
  • Jumbo: the greatest elephant in the world. Paul Chambers. 791.32 CHA
  • The last flight of the scarlet macaw: one woman’s fight to save the world’s most beautiful bird.  Bruce Barcott. 333.958 BAR
  • Wesley the owl: the remarkable love story of an owl and his girl. Stacey O’Brien. 598.97 OBR, Large Type 598.97 OBR

ARTS / CRAFTS

  • The illustrated bead bible: terms, tips & techniques. Theresa Flores Geary. 745.582 GEA
  • Knitting on top of the world: the global guide to traditions, techniques and design. Nicky Epstein. 746.432 EPS
  • Painting on glass & ceramic. Karen Embry. 748.5 EMB
  • Quilting, patchwork & applique: a world guide. Caroline Crabtree, Christine Shaw. 746.46 CRA
  • Son of stitch ‘n bitch: 45 projects to knit & crochet for men. Debbie Stoller. 746.432 STO
  • Uniquely felt: dozens of techniques from fulling and shaping to nuno and cobweb: includes 46 creative projects. Christine White. 746.04 WHI

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

  • The ascent of money: a financial history of the world. Niall Ferguson. 332.09 FER
  • Bad money: reckless finance, failed politics, and the global crisis of American capitalism. Kevin Phillips. 330.973 PHI, CD 330.973 PHI
  • Buying in: the secret dialogue between what we buy and who we are. Rob Walker. 658.82 WAL
  • The game-changer: how you can drive revenue and profit growth with innovation. A.G. Lafley, Ram Charan. 658.4 LAF
  • The predator state: how conservatives abandoned the free market and why liberals should too. James K. Galbraith. 330.973 GAL
  • The Smart Cookies’ guide to making more dough: how five young women got smart, formed a money group, and took control of their finances. 332.024 SMA
  • A sense of urgency. John Kotter. 658.406 KOT

FOOD / BEVERAGE

  • The billionaire’s vinegar: the mystery of the world’s most expensive bottle of wine. Benjamin Wallace. 641.22 WAL
  • The end of food. Paul Roberts. 363.8 ROB
  • Everyday drinking: the distilled Kingsley Amis. 641.21 AMI
  • Fish without a doubt: the cook’s essential com-panion. Rick Moonen, Roy Finamore. 641.692 MOO
  • The fortune cookie chronicles: adventures in the world of Chinese food. Jennifer 8. Lee. 641.5951 LEE
  • Hello, cupcake! Karen Tack. 641.8653 TAC
  • How to cook everything: 2000 simple recipes for great food. Mark Bittman. 641.5 BIT 2008
  • In defense of food: an eater’s manifesto. Michael Pollan. 613.2 POL, Large Type 613.2 POL, CD 613.2 POL
  • Screen doors and sweet tea: recipes and tales from a Southern cook. Martha Hall Foose. 641.597 FOO
  • 660 curries. Raghavan Iyer. 641.5954 IYE
  • The spice merchant’s daughter: recipes and simple spice blends for the American kitchen. Christina Arokiasamy. 641.5959 ARO
  • The Splendid table’s how to eat supper: recipes, stories, and opinions from public radio’s award-winning food show. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Sally Swift. 641.54 KAS

HEALTH / SCIENCE

  • After miscarriage: medical facts and emotional support for pregnancy loss. Krissi Danielsson. 618.392 DAN
  • Anticancer: a new way of life. David Servan-Schreiber. 616.994 SER
  • A balanced life: 9 strategies for coping with the mental health problems of a loved one. Tom Smith. 362.1968 SMI
  • Beautiful boy: a father’s journey through his son’s addiction. David Sheff. 362.299 SHE, CD 362.299 SHE
  • Bonk: the curious coupling of science and sex. Mary Roach. 612.6 ROA
  • In pursuit of the gene: from Darwin to DNA. James Schwartz. 576.509 SCH
  • Insomniac. Gayle Greene. 616.8498 GRE
  • The joy of pregnancy: the complete, candid, and reassuring companion for parents-to-be. Tori Kropp. 618.24 KRO
  • Life disrupted: getting real about chronic illness in your twenties and thirties. Laurie Edwards. 616.044 EDW
  • Medical myths that can kill you: and the 101 truths that will save, extend, and improve your life. Nancy L. Snyderman. 610 SNY
  • Microcosm: E. coli and the new science of life. Carl Zimmer. 579.342 ZIM
  • Mirroring people: the new science of how we connect with others. Marco Iacoboni. 612.81 IAC
  • Miscarriage, medicine & miracles: everything you need to know about miscarriage. Bruce Young, Amy Zavatto. 618.392 YOU
  • The new science of perfect skin: understanding skin-care myths and miracles for radiant skin at any age. Daniel B. Yarosh. 646.726 YAR
  • No-nonsense guide to menopause. Barbara Seaman, Laura Eldridge. 618.175 SEA
  • Our bodies, ourselves: pregnancy and birth. 618.24 OUR
  • Our daily meds: how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs. Melody Petersen. 615.1 PET
  • Overtreated: why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer. Shannon Brownlee. 362.1 BRO
  • The show it love workout: celebrate the body you have, get the body you want. Kacy Duke. 613.71 DUK
  • Sizwe’s test: a young man’s journey through Afri-ca’s AIDS epidemic. Jonny Steinberg. 362.1969 STE
  • Spinal cord injury and the family: a new guide. Michelle J. Alpert, Saul Wisnia. 617.482 ALP
  • The way we work: getting to know the amazing human body. David Macaulay. 612 MACA
  • What to expect when you have diabetes: 170 tips for living well with diabetes. 616.462 WHA
  • Your developing baby, conception to birth. Peter M. Doubilet. 612.64 DOU
  • Your inner fish: a journey into the 3.5-billion-year history of the human body. Neil Shubin. 611 SHU

HISTORY / CURRENT EVENTS

  • The age of American unreason. Susan Jacoby. 973.91 JAC
  • The angel of Grozny: orphans of a forgotten war. Asne Seierstad. 947.52 SEI
  • The Ayatollah begs to differ: the paradox of modern Iran. Hooman Majd. 955.054 MAJ
  • Bacardi and the long fight for Cuba: the biography of a cause. Tom Gjelten. 972.91 GJE
  • Bitterly divided: the South’s inner Civil War. David Williams. 973.713 WIL
  • Capitol men: the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen. Philip Dray. 973.8 DRA
  • The challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, and the fight over presidential power. Jonathan Mahler. 343.73 MAH
  • The dark side: the inside story of how the war on terror turned into a war on American ideals. Jane Mayer. 973.931 MAY, CD 973.931 MAY
  • The day freedom died: the Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal of Reconstruction. Charles Lane. 976.367 LAN
  • The decline and fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997. Piers Brendon. 909.09 BRE
  • Descent into chaos: the US and the failure of nation building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia. Ahmed Rashid. 954.91 RAS
  • Diamonds, gold, and war: the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa. Martin Meredith. 968.04 MER
  • The dictator’s shadow: life under Augusto Pinochet. Heraldo Muñoz. 983.065 MUN
  • Dreams and shadows: the future of the Middle East. Robin Wright. 956.05 WRI
  • Final salute: a story of unfinished lives. Jim Sheeler. 956.7044 SHE
  • The forever war. Dexter Filkins. 956.7044 FIL
  • Freedom’s battle: the origins of humanitarian intervention. Gary J. Bass. 341.584 BAS
  • God’s crucible: Islam and the making of Europe, 570 to 1215. David Levering Lewis. 940.1 LEW
  • A great idea at the time: the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books. Alex Beam. 011.73 BEA
  • The irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington. Jennet Conant. 940.5486 CON, CD 940.5486 CON
  • Kingmakers: the invention of the modern Middle East. Karl E. Meyer. 956.04 MEY
  • The last campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America. Thurston Clarke. 973.922 CLA
  • The limits of power: the end of American exceptionalism. Andrew J. Bacevich. 973.931 BAC
  • Lincoln and Douglas: the debates that defined America. Allen C. Guelzo. 973.68 GUE
  • Massacre at Mountain Meadows: an American tragedy. Ronald W. Walker. 979.2 WAL
  • Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia revival, and the struggle for Iraq. Patrick Cockburn. 956.7044 COC
  • My Guantanamo diary: the detainees and the stories they told me. Mahvish Rukhsana Khan. 958.1047 KHA
  • 1948: a history of the first Arab-Israeli war. Benny Morris. 956.04 MOR
  • Nixonland: the rise of a president and the fracturing of America. Rick Perlstein. 973.924 PER
  • One minute to midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the brink of nuclear war. Michael Dobbs. 973.922 DOB
  • One soldier’s war. Arkady Babchenko. 947.52 BAB
  • Panama fever: the epic story of one of the greatest human achievements of all time–the building of the Panama Canal. Matthew Parker. 972.87 PAR
  • A people’s history of American empire. Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, Paul Buhle. Graphic 973 ZIN
  • The post-American world. Fareed Zakaria. 303.49 ZAC
  • The purpose of the past: reflections on the uses of history. Gordon S. Wood. 907.2 WOO
  • Resistance: a woman’s journal of struggle and defiance in occupied France. Agnes Humbert. 940.5344 HUM
  • Retribution: the battle for Japan, 1944-45. Max Hastings. 940.5425 HAS
  • Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon: the forgotten his-tory of an American shrine. Scott E. Casper. 973.4 CAS
  • The soiling of Old Glory: the story of a photograph that shocked America. Louis P. Masur. 973.925 MAS
  • Standard operating procedure. Philip Gourevitch, Errol Morris. 956.7044 GOU
  • State by state: a panoramic portrait of America. 973 STA
  • The strongest tribe: war, politics, and the endgame in Iraq. Bing West. 956.7044 WES
  • A summer of hummingbirds: love, art, and scandal in the intersecting worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade. Christopher Benfey. 810.9 BEN
  • The telephone gambit: chasing Alexander Graham Bell’s secret. Seth Shulman. 621.385 SHU
  • They knew they were right: the rise of the neocons. Jacob Heilbrunn. 320.52 HEI
  • This republic of suffering: death and the American Civil War. Drew Gilpin Faust. 973.71 FAU
  • Throes of democracy: the American Civil War era, 1829-1877. Walter A. McDougall. 973.7 MACD
  • To conquer hell: the Meuse-Argonne, 1918. Edward G. Lengel. 940.436 LEN
  • Touching history: the untold story of the drama that unfolded in the skies over America on 9/11. Lynn Spencer. 973.931 SPE
  • Tried by war: Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief. James M. McPherson. 973.7092 MACP
  • Vermeer’s hat: the seventeenth century and the dawn of the global world. Timothy Brook. 909.6 BRO
  • A voyage long and strange: rediscovering the new world. Tony Horwitz. 970.01 HOR, Large Type 970.01
  • Waking giant: America in the age of Jackson. David S. Reynolds. 973.5 REY
  • The war within: a secret White House history 2006-2008. Bob Woodward. 973.931 WOO, CD 973.931
  • Washington: the making of the American capital. Fergus M. Bordewich. 975.301 BOR
  • What do we do now?: a workbook for the president-elect. Stephen Hess. 352.23 HES
  • Whatever it takes: Geoffrey Canada’s quest to change Harlem and America. Paul Tough. 362.57 TOU
  • The whisperers: private life in Stalin’s Russia. Orlando Figes. 947.084 FIG
  • The wordy shipmates. Sarah Vowell. 974.02 VOW
  • World War II writings. A. J. Liebling. 940.5421 LIE

HUMOR

  • Alphabet juice: the energies, gists and spirits of letters, words and combinations thereof. Roy Blount. 428.1 BLO
  • More information than you require. John Hodgman. 818 HOD
  • When you are engulfed in flames. David Sedaris. 814 SED, CD 814 SED

LITERATURE / POETRY

  • Armageddon in retrospect: and other new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Kurt Vonnegut. 818 VON, CD 818 VON
  • Ballistics: poems. Billy Collins. 811 COL
  • Blood dazzler: poems. Patricia Smith.
  • Elegy: poems. Mary Jo Bang. 811 BAN
  • Finding beauty in a broken world. Terry Tempest Williams. 814 WIL
  • Fire to fire: new and selected poems. Mark Doty. 811 DOT
  • The ghost soldiers: poems. James Tate. 811 TAT
  • Honeybee: poems & short prose. Naomi Shihab Nye. Y 811 NYE
  • How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken: essays. Daniel Mendelsohn. 809 MEN
  • How fiction works. James Wood. 808.3 WOO
  • The magician’s book: a skeptic’s adventures in Narnia. Laura Miller. 823 MIL
  • Obscene in the extreme: the burning and banning of John Steinbeck’s The grapes of wrath. Rick Wartzman. 813 STE
  • The thing about life is that one day you’ll be dead. David Shields. 818 SHI
  • Warhorses: poems. Yusef Komunyakaa. 811 KOM
  • Watching the spring festival. Frank Bidart. 811 BID

MOVIES

  • Have you seen?: a personal introduction to 1,000 films. David Thomson. 791.437 THO
  • Pictures at a revolution: five movies and the birth of the new Hollywood. Mark Harris. 791.43 HAR

MUSIC

  • Can’t buy me love: the Beatles, Britain, and America. Jonathan Gould. 782.4216 GOU
  • Delta blues: the life and times of the Mississippi Masters who revolutionized American music. Ted Gioia. 781.643 GIO
  • Moving to higher ground: how jazz can change your life. Wynton Marsalis. 781.65 MAR
  • 1,000 recordings to hear before you die: a listener’s life list. Tom Moon. 780.266 MOO
  • Sing me back home: love, death, and country music. Dana Jennings. 781.642 JEN

PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY

  • The big sort: why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart. Bill Bishop. 307.2 BIS
  • The civility solution: what to do when people are rude. P.M. Forni. 395 FOR
  • Comfort: a journey through grief. Ann Hood. 155.937 HOO
  • How to live: a search for wisdom from old people (while they are still on this Earth). Henry Alford. 155.67 ALF
  • Outliers: the story of success. Malcolm Gladwell. 302 GLA, CD 302 GLA
  • Predictably irrational: the hidden forces that shape our decisions. Dan Ariely. 153.83 ARI
  • The self-esteem trap: raising confident and compassionate kids in an age of self-importance. Polly Young-Eisendrath. 649.7 YOU
  • The suicide index: putting my father’s death in order. Joan Wickersham. 155.937 WIC
  • The time paradox: the new psychology of time that will change your life. Philip Zimbardo. 153.753 ZIM
  • Traffic: why we drive the way we do (and what it says about us). Tom Vanderbilt. 629.283 VAN

RELIGION / PHILOSOPHY

  • American transcendentalism: a history. Philip F. Gura. 141 GUR
  • Beyond tolerance: searching for interfaith understanding in America. Gustav Niebuhr. 201.5 NIE
  • Descartes’ bones: a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason. Russell Shorto. 194 SHO
  • How to read the Bible: a guide to scripture, then and now. James Kugel. 221.6 KUG
  • Liberty of conscience: in defense of America’s tradition of religious equality. Martha Nussbaum. 323.442 NUS
  • Moral clarity: a guide for grown-up idealists. Susan Neiman. 170 NEI
  • Reasons to believe: one man’s journey among the evangelicals and the faith he left behind. John Marks. 277.3 MAR
  • Who on earth was Jesus?: the modern quest for the Jesus of history. David Boulton. 232.901 BOU

RENOVATION / DESIGN

  • The homeowner’s guide to managing a renovation: tough-as-nails tactics for getting the most from your money. Susan E. Solakian. 690.837 SOL
  • Universal design for the home: great looking, great living design for all ages, abilities, and circumstances. Wendy A. Jordan. 728.087 JOR

SPORTS

  • The ball is round: a global history of soccer. David Goldblatt. 796.334 GOL
  • The downhill lie: a hacker’s return to a ruinous sport. Carl Hiaasen. 796.352 HIA
  • Far from home: Latino baseball players in America. Tim Wendel, Jose Luis Villegas. 796.357 WEN, Spanish Lang. 796.357 WEN
  • Playing the enemy: Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation. John Carlin. 796.333 CAR
  • Rome 1960: the Olympics that changed the world. David Maraniss. 796.48 MAR
  • We would have played for nothing: baseball stars of the 1950s and 1960s talk about the game they loved. Fay Vincent. 796.357 VIN
  • Yankee Stadium: the official retrospective. Mark Vancil, Alfred Santasiere III. 796.357 VAN

TRAVEL

  • Apples are from Kazakhstan: the land that disappeared. Christopher Robbins. 915.845 ROB
  • The geography of bliss: one grump’s search for the happiest places in the world. Eric Weiner. 910.4 WEI, CD 910.4 WEI
  • Ghost train to the Eastern star: on the tracks of The great railway bazaar. Paul Theroux. 915 THE
  • Roads to Quoz: an American mosey. William Least Heat-Moon. 917.3 HEA
  • The wild places. Robert Macfarlane. 914.1 MACF

TRUE CRIME

  • American lightning: terror, mystery, movie-making, and the crime of the century. Howard Blum. 364.1523 BLU
  • For the thrill of it: Leopold, Loeb, and the murder that shocked Chicago. Simon Baatz. 364.1523 BAA
  • The forger’s spell: a true story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the greatest art hoax of the twentieth century. Edward Dolnick. 751.58 DOL
  • Gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets. Sudhir Venkatesh. 364.1066 VEN
  • McMafia: a journey through the global criminal underworld. Misha Glenny. 364.106 GLE
  • The monster of Florence. Douglas Preston. 364.1523 PRE
  • The suspicions of Mr. Whicher: a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective. Kate Summerscale. 364.1523 SUM
  • While they slept: an inquiry into the murder of a family. Kathryn Harrison. 364.1523 HAR

BIOGRAPHY

  • American lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Jon Meacham. B Jackson, Large Type B Jackson
  • Angler: the Cheney vice presidency. Barton Gellman. B Cheney
  • The Bin Ladens: an Arabian family in the American century. Steve Coll. B Bin Laden
  • Chagall. Jackie Wullschlager. B Chagall
  • Charlatan: America’s most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam. Pope Brock. 615.856 BRO
  • Chasing the flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the fight to save the world. Samantha Power. B Mello
  • Girls like us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon–and the journey of a generation. Sheila Weller. 782.4216 WEL
  • Graham Greene: a life in letters. B Greene
  • The Hemingses of Monticello: an American family. Annette Gordon-Reed. B Hemings
  • John Lennon: the life. Philip Norman. B Lennon
  • Lincoln: the biography of a writer. Fred Kaplan. B Lincoln
  • The Lincolns: portrait of a marriage. Daniel Mark Epstein. B Lincoln
  • The man who loved China: the fantastic story of the eccentric scientist who unlocked the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom. Simon Winchester. B Needham
  • The man who owns the news: inside the secret world of Rupert Murdoch. Michael Wolff. B Murdoch
  • Maya Angelou: a glorious celebration. Marcia Ann Gillespie. B Angelou
  • Now the drum of war: Walt Whitman and his brothers in the Civil War. Robert Roper. B Whitman
  • Nureyev: the life. Julie Kavanagh. B Nureyev
  • The open road: the global journey of the fourteen-th Dalai Lama. Pico Iyer. B Bstan-’ dzin-rgya-mtsho
  • Painter in a savage land: the strange saga of the first European artist in North America. Miles Harvey. 759.4 HAR
  • The several lives of Joseph Conrad. John Stape. B Conrad
  • Shakespeare’s wife. Germaine Greer. 822.33 GRE
  • The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the business of life. Alice Schroeder. B Buffett, Large Type B Buffett
  • The soloist: a lost dream, an unlikely friendship, and the redemptive power of music. Steve Lopez. B Ayers
  • Stanley: the impossible life of Africa’s greatest explorer. Tim Jeal. B Stanley
  • White heat: the friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Brenda Wineapple. B Dickinson

MEMOIR

  • Acedia & me: a marriage, monks, and a writer’s life. Kathleen Norris. B Norris
  • Audition: a memoir. Barbara Walters. B Walters, Large Type B Walters
  • The bishop’s daughter: a memoir. Honor Moore. B Moore
  • Books: a memoir. Larry McMurtry. B McMurtry
  • Call me Ted. Ted Turner. B Turner
  • Counselor: a life at the edge of history. Ted Sorensen. B Sorensen
  • Epilogue: a memoir. Anne Roiphe. B Roiphe
  • An exact replica of a figment of my imagination: a memoir. Elizabeth McCracken. B McCracken
  • The first billion is the hardest: reflections on a life of comebacks and America’s energy future. T. Boone Pickens. B Pickens
  • Grand obsession: a piano odyssey. Perri Knize. 786.2 KNI
  • Hallelujah junction: composing an American life. John Adams. 780.92 ADA
  • Here’s the story: surviving Marcia Brady and find-ing my true voice. Maureen McCormick. B McCormick
  • Hope’s boy. Andrew Bridge. B Bridge
  • The house at Sugar Beach: in search of a lost African childhood. Helene Cooper. B Cooper
  • Hurry down sunshine. Michael Greenberg. 616.895 GRE
  • The last lecture. Randy Pausch. B Pausch, Large Type B Pausch, Spanish Lang. B Pausch
  • My stroke of insight: a brain scientist’s personal journey. Jill Bolte Taylor. 616.81 TAY
  • The night of the gun: a reporter investigates the darkest story of his life, his own. David Carr. B Carr
  • Not quite what I was planning: six-word memoirs by writers famous and obscure. 920.02 NOT
  • Relentless pursuit: a year in the trenches with Teach for America. Donna Foote. 371.1 FOO
  • sTORI telling. Tori Spelling. B Spelling
  • The translator: a tribesman’s memoir of Darfur. Daoud Hari. 962.4 HAR, Large Type 962.404 HAR
  • What I talk about when I talk about running: a memoir. Haruki Murakami. B Murakami
  • Wishful drinking. Carrie Fisher. B Fisher
  • A wolf at the table: a memoir of my father. Augusten Burroughs. B Burroughs
  • The woman who can’t forget: the extraordinary story of living with the most remarkable memory known to science: a memoir. Jill Price. B Price

REFERENCE

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FICTION

  • Alive in Necropolis. Doug Dorst. Fic DOR
  • America America. Ethan Canin. Fic CAN
  • American wife. Curtis Sittenfeld. Fic SIT
  • Anathem. Neal Stephenson. Fic STE
  • The appeal. John Grisham. Fic GRI, Large Type Fic GRI, CD Fic GRI
  • Atmospheric disturbances. Rivka Galchen. Fic GAL, Large Type Fic GAL
  • Beaufort. Ron Leshem. Fic LES
  • Beautiful children. Charles Bock. Fic BOC
  • Beet. Roger Rosenblatt. Fic ROS
  • Beijing coma. Ma Jian. Fic MA
  • Belong to me. Marisa de los Santos. Fic DEL
  • The blue star. Tony Earley. Fic EAR
  • The boat. Nam Le. Fic LE
  • Breath. Tim Winton. Fic WIN
  • A case of exploding mangoes. Mohammed Hanif. Fic HAN
  • The cellist of Sarajevo. Steven Galloway. Fic GAL
  • Certain girls. Jennifer Weiner. Fic WEI
  • The Charlemagne pursuit. Steve Berry. Fic BER
  • Child 44. Tom Rob Smith. Fic SMI
  • City of refuge. Tom Piazza. Fic PIA
  • City of thieves. David Benioff. Fic BEN, Large Type Fic BEN, CD Fic BEN
  • Come with me to Babylon. Paul M. Levitt. Fic LEV
  • The commoner. John Burnham Schwartz. Fic SCH
  • Company of liars. Karen Maitland. Fic MAI
  • Cost. Roxana Robinson. Fic ROB
  • A cure for night. Justin Peacock. Fic PEA
  • Daphne. Justine Picardie. Fic PIC
  • The dawn patrol. Don Winslow. Fic WIN
  • Dear American Airlines. Jonathan Miles. Fic MIL
  • Death with interruptions. Jose Saramago. Fic SAR
  • Diary of a bad year. J.M. Coetzee. Large Type Fic COE
  • Dictation: a quartet. Cynthia Ozick. Fic OZI
  • Disquiet. Julia Leigh. Fic LEI
  • Dreamers of the day. Mary Doria Russell. Large Type Fic RUS
  • Driftless. David Rhodes. Fic RHO
  • Duma Key. Stephen King. Fic KIN, Large Type Fic KIN, CD Fic KIN
  • The enchantress of Florence. Salman Rushdie. Fic RUS
  • Enlightenment. Maureen Freely. Fic FRE
  • Fault lines. Nancy Huston. Fic HUS RAO
  • Fine just the way it is: Wyoming stories 3. Annie Proulx. Fic PRO, Large Type Fic PRO, CD Fic PRO
  • The flying Troutmans. Miriam Toews. Fic TOE
  • Foreigners. Caryl Phillips. Fic PHI
  • A fraction of the whole. Steve Toltz. Fic TOL
  • Fractured. Karin Slaughter. Fic SLA
  • Friendly fire: a duet. A. B. Yehoshua. Fic YEH
  • The gargoyle. Andrew Davidson. Fic DAV
  • The German bride. Joanna Hershon. Fic HER
  • The ginseng hunter. Jeff Talarigo. Fic TAL
  • The given day. Dennis Lehane. Fic LEH
  • A golden age. Tahmima Anam. Fic ANA
  • Goldengrove. Francine Prose. Fic PRO
  • The good thief. Hannah Tinti. Fic TIN
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows. Fic SHA, Large Type Fic SHA, CD Fic SHA
  • Home. Marilynne Robinson. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB, CD Fic ROB
  • The hour I first believed. Wally Lamb. Fic LAM
  • The house on Fortune Street. Margot Livesey. Fic LIV
  • How the soldier repairs the gramophone. Sasa Stanisic. Fic STA
  • I see you everywhere. Julia Glass. Fic GLA
  • Indignation. Philip Roth. Fic ROT
  • Infected. Scott Sigler. Fic SIG
  • Johnny One-Eye. Jerome Charyn. Fic CHA
  • Killing Rommel. Steven Pressfield. Fic PRE
  • The last oracle. James Rollins. Fic ROL
  • The Lazarus project. Aleksandar Hemon. Fic HEM
  • Life class. Pat Barker. Fic BAR
  • Lush life. Richard Price. Fic PRI
  • Man in the dark. Paul Auster. Fic AUS
  • A mercy. Toni Morrison. Fic MOR, CD Fic MOR
  • Missy. Chris Hannan. Fic HAN
  • The monsters of Templeton. Lauren Groff. Large Type Fic GRO
  • A most wanted man. John Le Carre. Fic LEC
  • My sister, my love. Joyce Carol Oates. Fic OAT
  • Netherland. Joseph O’Neill. Fic ONE
  • Olive Kitteridge. Elizabeth Strout. Fic STR
  • One Fifth Avenue. Candace Bushnell. Fic BUS
  • The other. David Guterson. Fic GUT, CD Fic GUT
  • Our story begins. Tobias Wolff. Fic WOL
  • The outcast. Sadie Jones. Fic JON RAO
  • The painter of battles. Arturo Perez-Reverte. Fic PER, Spanish Lang. Fic PER
  • Peace. Richard Bausch. Fic BAU
  • People of the book. Geraldine Brooks. Fic BRO, Spanish Lang. Fic BRO, CD Fic BRO
  • The people on Privilege Hill: and other stories. Jane Gardam. Fic GAR
  • A person of interest. Susan Choi. Fic CHO
  • Personal days. Ed Park. Fic PAR
  • The plague of doves. Louise Erdrich. Fic ERD, Large Type Fic ERD, CD Fic ERD
  • Private arrangements. Sherry Thomas. Fic THO
  • Resistance. Owen Sheers. Fic SHE
  • The resurrectionist. Jack O’Connell. Fic OCO
  • The road home. Rose Tremain. Fic TRE
  • Rules of deception. Christopher Reich. Fic REI
  • Say you’re one of them. Uwem Akpan. Fic AKP
  • The school on Heart’s Content Road. Carolyn Chute. Fic CHU
  • Sea of poppies. Amitav Ghosh. Fic GHO
  • The secret scripture. Sebastian Barry. Fic BAR
  • The seduction of the crimson rose. Lauren Willig. Fic WIL
  • Serena. Ron Rash. Fic RAS
  • The Seven Sins. Jon Land. Fic LAN
  • Shadow country. Peter Matthiessen. Fic MAT
  • The sister. Poppy Adams. Fic ADA
  • The size of the world. Joan Silber. Fic SIL
  • Sizzle and burn. Jayne Ann Krentz. Fic KRE, Large Type Fic KRE
  • Skeletons at the feast. Chris Bohjalian. Fic BOH, CD Fic BOH
  • Snowfall at Willow Lake. Susan Wiggs. Fic WIG, Large Type Fic WIG
  • So brave, young, and handsome. Leif Enger. Fic ENG, Large Type Fic ENG, CD Fic ENG
  • Songs for the butcher’s daughter. Peter Manseau. Fic MAN
  • Songs for the missing. Stewart O’Nan. Fic ONA
  • The spies of Warsaw. Alan Furst. Fic FUR, Large Type Fic FUR, CD Fic FUR
  • Stand the storm. Breena Clarke. Fic CLA
  • The steel wave. Jeff Shaara. Fic SHA, CD Fic SHA
  • The stone gods. Jeanette Winterson. Fic WIN
  • The story of a marriage. Andrew Sean Greer. Large Type Fic GRE, CD Fic GRE
  • The story of Edgar Sawtelle. David Wroblewski. Fic WRO, Large Type Fic WRO, CD Fic WRO
  • The sugar queen. Sarah Addison Allen. Fic ALL
  • Telex from Cuba. Rachel Kushner. Fic KUS
  • Trauma. Patrick McGrath. Fic MACG
  • The turnaround. George Pelecanos. Fic PEL
  • Unaccustomed earth. Jhumpa Lahiri. Fic LAH
  • What happened to Anna K. Irina Reyn. Fic REY
  • When will there be good news? Kate Atkinson. Fic ATK
  • Where the heart leads. Stephanie Laurens. Fic LAU
  • Where the line bleeds. Jesmyn Ward. Fic WAR
  • The whiskey rebels. David Liss. Large Type Fic LIS
  • The white tiger. Aravind Adiga. Fic ADI
  • The widows of Eastwick. John Updike. Fic UPD
  • Windy city. Scott Simon. Fic SIM
  • Wolf totem. Jiang Rong. Fic JIA
  • World made by hand. James Howard Kunstler. Fic KUN
  • Yesterday’s weather. Anne Enright. Large Type Fic ENR

SCIENCE FICTION

  • The automatic detective. A. Lee Martinez. Sci. Fic MAR
  • By schism rent asunder. David Weber. Sci. Fic WEB
  • City at the end of time. Greg Bear. Sci. Fic BEA
  • A darkness forged in fire. Chris Evans. Sci. Fic EVA
  • Dragonheart. Todd McCaffrey. Sci Fic MACC
  • Fallen. Tim Lebbon. Sci. Fic LEB
  • Half a crown. Jo Walton. Sci. Fic WAL
  • Hunter’s run. George R.R. Martin. Sci. Fic MAR
  • Ink and steel. Elizabeth Bear. Sci. Fic BEA
  • The living dead. Sci. Fic LIV
  • Matter. Iain M. Banks. Sci. Fic BAN
  • Paul of Dune. Brian Herbert. Sci. Fic HER
  • Pump Six and other stories. Paolo Bacigalupi. Sci. Fic BAC
  • Shadowbridge. Gregory Frost. Sci. Fic FRO
  • The veil of gold. Kim Wilkins. Sci. Fic WIL
  • Victory of eagles. Naomi Novik. Sci. Fic NOV
  • The wolfman. Nicholas Pekearo. Sci. Fic PEK
  • A world too near. Kay Kenyon. Sci. Fic KEN

MYSTERY

  • The anatomy of deception. Lawrence Goldstone. Mystery GOL
  • Assassins at Ospreys. R.T. Raichev. Mystery RAI
  • The black tower. Louis Bayard. Mystery BAY
  • Blackman’s coffin. Mark de Castrique. Mystery DEC
  • Blue heaven. C.J. Box. Mystery BOX, Large Type Fic BOX
  • The bodies left behind. Jeffery Deaver. Mystery DEA
  • The brass verdict. Michael Connelly. Mystery CON
  • Buckingham Palace gardens. Anne Perry. Mystery PER, Large Type Fic PER
  • The calling. Inger Ash Wolfe. Mystery WOL
  • A carrion death. Michael Stanley. Mystery STA, CD
  • Cold in hand. John Harvey. Mystery HAR
  • The cruelest month. Louise Penny. Mystery PEN
  • Death of a cozy writer. G.M. Malliet. Mystery MAL
  • Death’s half acre. Margaret Maron. Mystery MAR
  • The dirty secrets club. Meg Gardiner. Mystery GAR
  • Don’t tell a soul. David Rosenfelt. Mystery ROS
  • Exit music. Ian Rankin. Mystery RAN
  • An expert in murder. Nicola Upson. Mystery UPS
  • Fear of landing. David Waltner-Toews. Mystery WAL
  • The Fifth Floor. Michael Harvey. Mystery HAR
  • Flesh house. Stuart MacBride. Mystery MACB
  • The garden of evil. David Hewson. Mystery HEW
  • Gas City. Loren D. Estleman. Mystery EST
  • The genius. Jesse Kellerman. Mystery KEL
  • Ghost at work. Carolyn Hart. Mystery HAR
  • The girl of his dreams. Donna Leon. Mystery LEO
  • The girl with the dragon tattoo. Stieg Larsson. Mystery LAR
  • Hold tight. Harlan Coben. Mystery COB
  • I shall not want. Julia Spencer-Fleming. Mystery SPE
  • Judas horse. April Smith. Mystery SMI
  • The killer’s wife. Bill Floyd. Mystery FLO
  • The killing circle. Andrew Pyper. Mystery PYP
  • L.A. outlaws. T. Jefferson Parker. Large Type Fic PAR
  • Lie down with the devil. Linda Barnes. Mystery BAR
  • The likeness. Tana French. Mystery FRE
  • The lost luggage porter. Andrew Martin. Mystery MAR
  • The messengers of death: a mystery in Provence. Pierre Magnan. Mystery MAG
  • Murder in the rue de Paradis. Cara Black. Mystery BLA
  • Palace council. Stephen L. Carter. Mystery CAR
  • The private patient. P. D. James. Mystery JAM
  • The pyramid. Henning Mankell. Mystery MAN
  • Real world. Natsuo Kirino. Mystery KIR
  • The replacement child. Christine Barber. Mystery BAR
  • Salt river. James Sallis. Mystery SAL
  • The serpent’s tale. Ariana Franklin. Mystery FRA
  • The silver swan. Benjamin Black. Mystery BLA, CD Fic BLA
  • Slip of the knife. Denise Mina. Mystery MIN
  • The somnambulist. Jonathan Barnes. Mystery BAR
  • Swan Peak. James Lee Burke. Mystery BUR, CD
  • Sweetheart. Chelsea Cain. Mystery CAI
  • Vienna blood. Frank Tallis. Mystery TAL
  • What was lost. Catherine O’Flynn. Mystery OFL
  • Wild inferno. Sandi Ault. Mystery AUL
  • Winter study. Nevada Barr. Mystery BAR

RELIGIOUS FICTION

  • Christ the Lord: the road to Cana. Anne Rice. Rel. Fic RIC, CD Fic RIC
  • Embrace me. Lisa Samson. Rel. Fic SAM
  • I have seen him in the watchfires. Cathy Gohlke. Rel. Fic GOH
  • Trouble the water. Nicole Seitz. Rel. Fic SEI
  • Wounded. Claudia Mair Burney. Rel. Fic BUR

GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • The alcoholic. Jonathan Ames. Graphic Fic AME
  • The bottomless belly button. Dash Shaw. Graphic Fic SHA
  • The education of Hopey Glass. Jaime Hernandez. Graphic Fic HER
  • Local. Brian Wood. Graphic Fic WOO
  • Skyscrapers of the Midwest. Joshua W. Cotter. Graphic Fic COT
  • Tamara Drewe. Posy Simmonds. Graphic Fic SIM
  • Y, the last man. Whys and wherefores. Brian K. Vaughan. Graphic Fic VAU v.10

YOUNG ADULT GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • The adventures of Johnny Bunko: the last career guide you’ll ever need. Daniel H. Pink. Y 741.5 PIN
  • Aya of Yop City. Marguerite Abouet. Y 741.5 ABO
  • The death of Captain America. Ed Brubaker. Y 741.5 BRU
  • Life sucks. Jessica Abel. Y 741.5 ABE
  • Runaways: dead end kids. Brian K. Vaughan & Adrian Alphona. Y 741.5 VAU
  • Skim. Mariko Tamaki. Y 741.5 TAM
  • What it is. Lynda Barry. Y 741.5 BAR

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

  • The adoration of Jenna Fox. Mary E. Pearson. Y Fic PEA
  • After Tupac & D Foster. Jacqueline Woodson. Y Fic WOO
  • Airman. Eoin Colfer. Y Fic COL, Large Type Fic COL, Y AUDIO CD COL
  • Another kind of cowboy. Susan Juby. Y Fic JUB
  • Antsy does time. Neal Shusterman. Y Fic SHU
  • The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation. Volume II, The kingdom on the waves. M.T. Anderson. Y Fic AND
  • Audrey, wait! Robin Benway. Y Fic BEN
  • Black box. Julie Schumacher. Y Fic SCH
  • Bonechiller. Graham McNamee. Y Fic MACN
  • Breaking dawn. Stephenie Meyer. Y Fic MEY, Large Type Fic MEY, Spanish Lang. Fic MEY, CD Fic MEY, Y AUDIO CD MEY
  • Brett McCarthy: work in progress. Maria Padian. Y Fic PAD
  • The brothers Torres. Coert Voorhees. Y Fic VOO
  • Chains. Laurie Halse Anderson. Y Fic AND, Y AUDIO CD AND
  • Chalice. Robin McKinley. Y Fic MACK
  • Climbing the stairs. Padma Venkatraman. Y Fic VEN
  • Conception. Kalisha Buckhanon. Y Fic BUC
  • A curse dark as gold. Elizabeth C. Bunce. Y Fic BUN
  • Cybele’s secret. Juliet Marillier. Y Fic MAR
  • The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks. E. Lockhart. Y Fic LOC
  • The dragon heir. Cinda Williams Chima. Y Fic CHI
  • The empty kingdom. Elizabeth E. Wein. Y Fic WEI
  • Eon: Dragoneye reborn. Alison Goodman. Y Fic GOO, CD Fic GOO
  • Fancy white trash. Marjetta Geerling. Y Fic GEE
  • Flora’s dare. Ysabeau S. Wilce. Y Fic WIL
  • The Flowers. Dagoberto Gilb. Y Fic GIL
  • The fortunes of Indigo Skye. Deb Caletti. Large Type Fic CAL
  • Genius squad. Catherine Jinks. Y Fic JIN
  • Graceling. Kristin Cashore. Y Fic CAS
  • The graveyard book. Neil Gaiman. Y Fic GAI
  • Here lies Arthur. Philip Reeve. Y Fic REE
  • How to build a house. Dana Reinhardt. Y Fic REI
  • The Hunger Games. Suzanne Collins. Y Fic COL, Y AUDIO CD COL
  • Hush: an Irish princess’ tale. Donna Jo Napoli. Y Fic NAP
  • Identical. Ellen Hopkins. Y Fic HOP
  • Impossible. Nancy Werlin. Y Fic WER
  • Jellicoe Road. Melina Marchetta. Y Fic MAR
  • Keeping corner. Kashmira Sheth. Y Fic SHE
  • Kendra. Coe Booth. Y Fic BOO
  • Knife of never letting go. Patrick Ness. Y Fic NES
  • The last exit to Normal. Michael Harmon. Y Fic HAR
  • The last knight. Hilari Bell. Y Fic BEL
  • The last of the High Kings. Kate Thompson. Y Fic THO
  • Lavinia. Ursula K. Le Guin. Y Fic LEG
  • Little brother. Cory Doctorow. Y Fic DOC, Y AUDIO CD DOC
  • Madapple. Christina Meldrum. Y Fic MEL
  • Masterpiece. Elise Broach. Large Type Fic BRO
  • Me, the missing, and the dead. Jenny Valentine. Y Fic VAL
  • Mexican whiteboy. Matt de la Pena. Y Fic PEN
  • The missing girl. Norma Fox Mazer. Y Fic MAZ
  • My most excellent year: a novel of love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park. Steve Kluger. Y Fic KLU
  • Nation. Terry Pratchett. Y Fic PRA
  • Night road. A.M. Jenkins. Y Fic JEN
  • Outside beauty. Cynthia Kadohata. Y Fic KAD, Y AUDIO CD KAD
  • Over and under. Todd Tucker. Y Fic TUC
  • Paper towns. John Green. Y Fic GRE, Y AUDIO CD
  • The patron saint of butterflies. Cecilia Galante. Y Fic GAL
  • Playing with fire. Derek Landy. Y Fic LAN
  • Pretty monsters: stories. Kelly Link. Y Fic LIN
  • Princess Ben: being a wholly truthful account of her various discoveries and misadventures, recounted to the best of her recollection, in four parts. Catherine Gilbert Murdock. Y Fic MUR
  • The red necklace: a story of the French Revolution. Sally Gardner. Y Fic GAR, Large Type Fic GAR
  • Santa Claus in Baghdad and other stories about teens in the Arab world. Elsa Marston. Y Fic MAR
  • Shift. Jennifer Bradbury. Y Fic BRA
  • Small favor: a novel of the Dresden files. Jim Butcher. Y Fic BUT, Large Type Fic BUT
  • The smile. Donna Jo Napoli. Y Fic NAP
  • Streams of Babel. Carol Plum-Ucci. Y Fic PLU
  • Suckerpunch. David Hernandez. Y Fic HER
  • Suite Scarlett. Maureen Johnson. Y Fic JOH
  • Sun and moon, ice and snow. Jessica Day George. Y Fic GEO
  • Sunrise over Fallujah. Walter Dean Myers. Y Fic MYE, Large Type Fic MYE
  • Sweethearts. Sara Zarr. Y Fic ZAR
  • The tales of Beedle the Bard. J. K. Rowling. Y Fic ROW, J ROW
  • Tender morsels. Margo Lanagan. Y Fic LAN
  • Trouble. Gary D. Schmidt. Y Fic SCH
  • Wake. Lisa McMann. Y Fic MACM
  • What I saw and how I lied. Judy Blundell. Y Fic BLU
  • Would you. Marthe Jocelyn. Y Fic JOC
  • You know where to find me. Rachel Cohn. Y Fic COH

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION

  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude: through the Gates and beyond. Jan Greenberg. Y 709.2 GRE
  • Gay America: struggle for equality. Linas Alsenas. Y 306.766 ALS
  • Honeybee: poems & short prose. Naomi Shihab Nye. Y 811 NYE
  • 1968. Michael T. Kaufman. Y 909.826 KAU
  • No choirboy: murder, violence and teenagers on death row. Susan Kuklin. Y 364.66 KUK
  • Reaching out. Francisco Jiménez. Y 331.544 JIM
  • Show & tell: exploring the fine art of children’s book illustration. Dilys Evans. Y 741.642 EVA
  • War is –: soldiers, survivors, and storytellers talk about war. Y 355.0092 WAR
  • What the world eats. Peter Menzel. Y 641.3 MEN
  • The year we disappeared: a father-daughter memoir. Cylin Busby & John Busby. Y 363.209 BUS

BEST ADULT BOOKS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

  • All souls. Christine Schutt. Fic SCH
  • American earth: environmental writing since Thoreau. 333.72 AME
  • The art of racing in the rain. Garth Stein. Fic STE
  • The big necessity: the unmentionable world of human waste and why it matters. Rose George. 363.72 GEO
  • Cairo. G. Willow Wilson. Graphic Fic WIL
  • The dragons of Babel. Michael Swanwick. Sci. Fic SWA
  • Far from home: Latino baseball players in America. Tim Wendel, Jose Luis Villegas. 796.357 WEN, Spanish Lang. 796.357 WEN
  • Finding Nouf. Zoe Ferraris. Mystery FER
  • Gang leader for a day: a rogue sociologist takes to the streets. Sudhir Venkatesh. 364.1066 VEN
  • The heretic’s daughter. Kathleen Kent. Fic KEN, CD Fic KEN
  • HomeSpun. Nilita Vachani. Fic VAC
  • The host. Stephenie Meyer. Fic MEY, CD Fic MEY
  • Incognegro. Mat Johnson. Graphic Fic JOH
  • Japan ai: a tall girl’s adventures in Japan. Aimee Major Steinberger. Graphic 915.2 STE
  • Jumbo: the greatest elephant in the world. Paul Chambers. 791.32 CHA
  • Just after sunset: stories. Stephen King. Fic KIN
  • Mudbound. Hillary Jordan. Fic JOR
  • A people’s history of American empire. Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, Paul Buhle. Graphic 973 ZIN
  • Someone knows my name. Lawrence Hill. Fic HIL
  • The story of forgetting. Stefan Merrill Block. Fic BLO
  • Three girls and their brother. Theresa Rebeck. Fic REB
  • What I was. Meg Rosoff. Fic ROS, Y AUDIO CD

YOUNG ADULT AUDIOBOOKS

  • The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. Sherman Alexie. Y AUDIO CD ALE
  • Airman. Eoin Colfer. Y AUDIO CD COL
  • Brisingr. Christopher Paolini. Y AUDIO CD PAO
  • The burn journals. Brent Runyon. Y AUDIO CD 362.28 RUN
  • The compound. S.A. Bodeen. Y AUDIO CD BOD
  • Just who will you be?: big question, little book, answer within. Maria Shriver. Y AUDIO 170.44 SHR
  • Paper towns. John Green. Y AUDIO CD GRE

FICTION AUDIOBOOKS

  • Adam. Ted Dekker. CD Fic DEK
  • A carrion death. Michael Stanley. CD Fic STA
  • Duma Key. Stephen King. CD Fic KIN
  • Executive privilege. Phillip Margolin. CD Fic MAR
  • Fearless fourteen. Janet Evanovich. CD Fic EVA
  • Fine just the way it is: Wyoming stories 3. Annie Proulx. CD Fic PRO
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Mary Ann Shaffer. CD Fic SHA
  • Home. Marilynne Robinson. CD Fic ROB
  • An incomplete revenge: a Maisie Dobbs novel. Jacqueline Winspear. CD Fic WIN
  • Lady killer. Lisa Scottoline. CD Fic SCO
  • Martin misunderstood. Karin Slaughter. CD Fic SLA
  • A mercy. Toni Morrison. CD Fic MOR
  • The miracle at Speedy Motors. Alexander McCall Smith. CD Fic MACC
  • The plague of doves. Louise Erdrich. CD Fic ERD
  • The shack. William P. Young. CD Fic YOU
  • The silver swan. Benjamin Black. CD Fic BLA
  • The story of Edgar Sawtelle. David Wroblewski. CD Fic WRO
  • Swan Peak: a Dave Robicheaux novel. James Lee Burke. CD Fic BUR
  • Uprising. Margaret Peterson Haddix. CD Fic HAD

NONFICTION AUDIOBOOKS

  • The age of turbulence: adventures in a new world. Alan Greenspan. CD 332.11 GRE
  • Armageddon in retrospect: and other new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Kurt Vonnegut. CD 818 VON
  • Born standing up: a comic’s life. Steve Martin. CD B Martin
  • Brother, I’m dying. Edwidge Danticat. CD B Danticat
  • The elements of style. William Strunk Jr., E.B. White. CD 808.042 STR
  • English majors: a comedy collection for the highly literate. Garrison Keillor. CD 818 ENG
  • Giving: how each of us can change the world. Bill Clinton. CD 361.37 CLI
  • Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America. Thomas L. Friedman. CD 363.7 FRI
  • I am America (and so can you!) Stephen Colbert. CD 818 IAM
  • I was told there’d be cake: essays. Sloane Crosley. CD 814 CRO
  • In defense of food: an eater’s manifesto. Michael Pollan. CD 613.2 POL
  • Listening is an act of love: a celebration of Ameri-can life from the StoryCorps Project. CD 080 LIS
  • The poets’ corner: the one-and-only poetry book for the whole family. CD 808.81 POE
  • The war within: a secret White House history 2006-2008. Bob Woodward. CD 973.931 WOO
  • When you are engulfed in flames. David Sedaris. CD 814 SED

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN / GOSPEL

  • Down in New Orleans. The Blind Boys of Alabama. CD MG BLIN DNO B-48
  • Relentless. Natalie Grant. CD MG GRAN REL G-25

COUNTRY / WESTERN MUSIC

  • Fearless. Taylor Swift. CD MC SWIF FEA S-00
  • Good time. Alan Jackson. CD MC JACK GT J-32
  • Heaven, heartache and the power of love. Trisha Yearwood. CD MC YEAR HHP Y-02
  • Lady Antebellum. Lady Antebellum. CD MC LADY LA L-22
  • Lantana. Caroline Herring. CD MC HERR LAN H-10
  • Love on the inside. Sugarland. CD MC SUGA LOI S-02
  • A place to land. Little Big Town. CD MC LITT PL L-18
  • Troubadour. George Strait. CD MC STRA TRO S-02

HOLIDAY MUSIC

  • Jingle all the way. Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. CD R FLEC JAW F-62
  • A night before Christmas. Spyro Gyra. CD R SPYR NBC S-45
  • Noel. Josh Groban. CD R GROB NOE G-82

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC

  • Ilembe: honoring Shaka Zulu. Ladysmith Black Mambazo. CD Q SOUT-A LADY L-33

JAZZ MUSIC

  • Afro bop alliance. Caribbean Jazz Project. CD MJ CARI ABA C-37
  • Day trip. Pat Metheny, Christian McBride, Antonio Sanchez. CD MJ METH DT M-82
  • Floating point. John Mclaughlin. CD MJ MCLA FP M-11
  • Here & gone. David Sanborn. CD MJ SANB HG S-02
  • History, mystery. Bill Frisell. CD MJ FRIS HM F-42
  • Lifecycle. Yellowjackets featuring Mike Stern. CD MJ YELL LIF Y-39
  • Miles from India: a celebration of the music of Miles Davis. CD MJ DAVI MFI D-08
  • The new crystal silence. Chick Corea, Gary Burton. CD MJ CORE NCS C-30
  • One kind favor. B.B. King. CD MJ KING OKF K-02
  • Skin deep. Buddy Guy. CD MJ GUY SD G-92

MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

  • August Rush: music from the motion picture. CD L AUGU AR C-02
  • Camp Rock soundtrack. CD L CAMP CR W-02
  • The chronicles of Narnia. Prince Caspian. Harry Gregson-Williams. CD L CHRO CNP G-02
  • The curious case of Benjamin Button: music from the motion picture. CD L CURI CCB D-02
  • Juno: music from the motion picture. CD L JUNO JUN R-36
  • Mamma mia! the movie soundtrack featuring the songs of ABBA. CD L MAMM MM A-02
  • Slumdog millionaire: music from the motion picture. CD L SLUM SM R-02
  • WALL-E. Thomas Newman. CD L WALL WE N-02

POP MUSIC

  • Anywhere I lay my head. Scarlett Johansson. CD MA JOHA AIL J-24
  • Breakout. Miley Cyrus. CD MA CYRU BRE C-02
  • E=MC2. Mariah Carey. CD MA CARE EMC C-02
  • Flight Of The Conchords. Flight of the Conchords. CD MA FLIG FC F-15
  • Rockferry. Duffy. CD MA DUFF ROC D-02

ROCK / RHYTHM & BLUES

  • Accelerate. R.E.M. CD MR REM ACC R-02
  • Consolers of the lonely. The Raconteurs. CD MR RACO CL R-60
  • Death magnetic. Metallica. CD MR META DM M-22
  • Detours. Sheryl Crow. CD MR CROW DET C-02
  • Funplex. The B-52′s. CD MR BFIF FUN B-30
  • Growing pains. Mary J. Blige. CD MR BLIG GP B-02
  • In rainbows. Radiohead. CD MR RADI IR R-22
  • Jah is real. Burning Spear. CD MR BURN JIR B-34
  • Lay it down. Al Green. CD MR GREE LID G-25
  • Life, death, love and freedom. John Mellencamp. CD MR MELL LDL M-02
  • Long road out of Eden. Eagles. CD MR EAGL LRO E-02
  • Modern guilt. Beck. CD MR BECK MG B-02
  • Mudcrutch. Mudcrutch. CD MR MUDC MUD M-68
  • Narrow stairs. Death Cab for Cutie. CD MR DEAT NS D-62
  • The odd couple. Gnarls Barkley. CD MR GNAR OC G-36
  • Pretty. Odd. Panic at the Disco. CD MR PANI PO P-24
  • Raising sand. Robert Plant, Alison Krauss. CD MR PLAN RS P-52
  • Santogold. Santogold. CD MR SANT SAN S-54
  • Third. Portishead. CD MR PORT THI P-02
  • Viva la vida. Coldplay. CD MR COLD VV C-07

NONFICTION DVDS

  • Autism: the musical. DVD 616.8588
  • The Jewish Americans. DVD 973.0492
  • Life after people. DVD 576.8
  • Man on wire. DVD 796.46
  • Pete Seeger: the power of song. DVD B Seeger
  • Recount: the story of the 2000 presidential election. DVD 324.9
  • Young @ Heart. DVD 782.5

FOREIGN DVDS

  • Diving bell and the butterfly. DVD Foreign D
  • Persepolis. DVD Foreign P

SCIENCE FICTION DVDS

  • The golden compass. DVD Sci. Fic G
  • I am legend. DVD Sci. Fic I
  • Iron Man. DVD Sci. Fic I
  • The Spiderwick chronicles. DVD Sci. Fic S

ACTION ADVENTURE DVDS

  • The chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. DVD Action Adv. C
  • The Dark Knight. DVD Action Adv. D
  • Hancock. DVD Action Adv. H
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. DVD Action Adv. I
  • Kung fu panda. DVD Action Adv. K
  • National treasure 2: book of secrets. DVD Action Adv. N

COMEDY DVDS

  • Dan in real life. DVD Comedy D
  • Definitely, maybe. DVD Comedy D
  • Enchanted. DVD Comedy E
  • Get Smart. DVD Comedy G
  • Juno. DVD Comedy J
  • Lars and the real girl. DVD Comedy L
  • Miss Pettigrew lives for a day. DVD Comedy M
  • The nightmare before Christmas. DVD Comedy
  • Penelope. DVD Comedy P
  • Pushing daisies. The complete first season. DVD Comedy P

DRAMA DVDS

  • Across the universe. DVD Drama A
  • August Rush. DVD Drama A
  • Cranford. DVD Drama C
  • John Adams. DVD Drama J
  • The other Boleyn girl. DVD Drama O
  • Pearl diver. DVD Drama P
  • Sense & sensibility. DVD Drama S
  • 12 angry men. DVD Drama T
  • 21. DVD Drama T
  • The visitor. DVD Drama V

MUSICAL DVDS

  • Mamma mia! the movie. DVD Musical M

CHILDREN’S DVDS

  • The red balloon. DVD Children R
  • Sleeping Beauty. DVD Children S
  • The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories. DVD Children T
  • The tale of Pigling Bland and other stories. DVD Children T
  • Tinker Bell. DVD Children T
  • WALL-E. DVD Children W
  • The world of Peter Rabbit and friends. DVD Children T

CHILDREN’S MUSIC

  • Here come the 123s! They Might Be Giants. CD ZI COUNT HCO D-00
  • Sesame Street playground. CD ZM COLL SSP P-32
  • Tell the world. Hillsong Kids. CD ZM HILL TW I-32

CHILDREN’S AUDIOBOOKS

  • The big one-oh. Dean Pitchford. J AUDIO CD PIT
  • Brown bear & friends. Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle. J AUDIO CD MAR
  • The cricket in Times Square. George Selden. J AUDIO CD SEL
  • Do unto otters: a book about manners. Laurie Keller. J Book and CD KEL
  • Elijah of Buxton. Christopher Paul Curtis. J AUDIO CD CUR
  • Fairest. Gail Carson Levine. J AUDIO CD LEV
  • Good masters! Sweet ladies! voices from a medieval village. Laura Amy Schlitz. J AUDIO CD 812 SCH Newbery
  • Hip hop speaks to children: a celebration of poetry with a beat. J Book and CD HIP
  • Igraine the brave. Cornelia Funke. J AUDIO CD FUN
  • King for kids. Martin Luther King, Jr. J AUDIO CD KIN

CHILDREN’S FICTION

  • Alvin Ho: allergic to girls, school, and other scary things. Lenore Look. J LOO
  • The battle of the Labyrinth. Rick Riordan. J RIO, Large Type Fic RIO, J AUDIO CD RIO
  • The Calder game. Blue Balliett. J BAL Mystery, Large Type Fic BAL
  • Clementine’s letter. Sara Pennypacker. J PEN, J AUDIO CD PEN
  • Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules. Jeff Kinney. J KIN
  • Eleven. Patricia Reilly Giff. J GIF, J AUDIO CD GIF
  • Found. Margaret Peterson Haddix. J HAD
  • Ivy + Bean take care of the babysitter. Annie Barrows. J BAR, J AUDIO CD BAR
  • Moxy Maxwell does not love writing thank-you notes. Peggy Gifford. J GIF
  • The Penderwicks on Gardam Street. Jeanne Birdsall. Large Type Fic BIR, J AUDIO CD BIR
  • Savvy. Ingrid Law. J LAW
  • The tales of Beedle the Bard. J. K. Rowling. J ROW, Y Fic ROW
  • The underneath. Kathi Appelt. J APP
  • When I crossed No-Bob. Margaret McMullan. J MACM

EASY READERS

  • Goose and Duck. Jean Craighead George. E GEO

PICTURE BOOKS

  • Bats at the library. Brian Lies. Pic LIE
  • Big words for little people. Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell. Pic CUR
  • Buffalo music. Tracey E. Fern. Pic FER
  • A couple of boys have the best week ever. Marla Frazee. Pic FRA
  • The girl in the castle inside the museum. Kate Bernheimer. Pic BER
  • The house in the night. Susan Marie Swanson. Pic SWA
  • How I learned geography. Uri Shulevitz. Pic SHU
  • A kitten tale. Eric Rohmann. Pic ROH
  • Old Bear. Kevin Henkes. Pic HEN
  • One boy. Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Pic SEE
  • Orange pear apple bear. Emily Gravett. Pic GRA
  • Papa and me. Arthur Dorros. Pic DOR
  • Skunkdog. Emily Jenkins. Pic JEN
  • Smash! Crash! Jon Scieszka. Pic SCI
  • Traction Man meets Turbodog. Mini Grey. Pic GRE
  • Wave. Suzy Lee. Pic LEE
  • Zen ties. Jon J. Muth. Pic MUT

CHILDREN’S NONFICTION

  • Birmingham, 1963. Carole Boston Weatherford. J 811 WEA
  • Duel!: Burr and Hamilton’s deadly war of words. Dennis Brindell Fradin. J 973.46 FRA
  • Frankenstein takes the cake. Adam Rex. J 811 REX
  • How we know what we know about our changing climate: scientists and kids explore global warming. Lynne Cherry. J 551.6 CHE
  • I, Matthew Henson: Polar explorer. Carole Boston Weatherford. JB Henson
  • Lady Liberty: a biography. Doreen Rappaport. J 974.71 RAP
  • Pale Male: citizen hawk of New York City. Janet Schulman. J 598.94 SCH
  • A river of words: the story of William Carlos Williams. Jen Bryant. JB Williams
  • The surrender tree: poems of Cuba’s struggle for freedom. Margarita Engle. J 811 ENG
  • We are the ship: the story of Negro league baseball. Kadir Nelson. J 796.357 NEL
  • What to do about Alice?: how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy! Barbara Kerley. JB Roosevelt
  • Wolfsnail: a backyard predator. Sarah C. Campbell. J 594.3 CAM

LO MEJOR DE 2008 EN ESPAÑOL / BEST OF 2008 IN SPANISH

LIBROS ILUSTRADOS PARA NIÑOS

  • Abuelos. Pat Mora. Sp. Lang. Pic MOR
  • El Capitán Cheech. Cheech Marin. Sp. Lang. Pic MAR
  • Demasiados juguetes. David Shannon. Sp. Lang. Pic SHA
  • El mejor mariachi del mundo. J.D. Smith. Sp. Lang. Pic SMI
  • Oloyou. Teresa Cardenas. Sp. Lang. J 398.26 CAR
  • ¡Tú sí puedes, Gabriela!: ¿cómo puedo crecer fuerte y sana? Dra. Isabel Gómez-Bassols. Sp. Lang. Pic GOM

LIBROS BILINGÜES PARA NIÑOS

  • Dance, Nana, dance = Baila, Nana, baila: Cuban folktales in English and Spanish. Joe Hayes. Sp. Lang. J 398.209 HAY
  • A perfect season for dreaming = Un tiempo perfecto para soñar. Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Sp. Lang. Pic SAE
  • The storyteller’s candle = La velita de los cuentos. Lucía González. Sp. Lang. Pic GON
  • That’s not fair!: Emma Tenayuca’s struggle for justice = ¡No es justo!: la lucha de Emma Tenayuca por la justicia. Carmen Tafolla. Sp. Lang. JB Teneyuca

LIBROS DE FICCIÓN PARA ADULTOS

  • Balas de plata. Élmer Mendoza. Spanish Lang. Fic MEN
  • La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao. Junot Díaz. Spanish Lang. Fic DIA
  • Chiquita. Antonio Orlando Rodríguez. Spanish Lang. Fic ROD
  • El infinito en la palma de la mano. Gioconda Belli. Spanish Lang. Fic BEL
  • El juego del angel. Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Spanish Lang. Fic RUI
  • Las luces de septiembre. Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Spanish Lang. Fic RUI

LIBROS DE NO FICCIÓN PARA ADULTOS

  • De inmigrante a ciudadano: cómo obtener o cambiar su estatus migratorio en Estados Unidos. Luis Cortés, Jr. Spanish Lang. 323.6 COR
  • Menopausia: una etapa vital. Sonia Blasco. Spanish Lang. 618.175 BLA
  • Sol, piedra y sombras: veinte cuentistas mexicanos de la primera mitad del siglo XX. Spanish Lang. 863.01 SOL