Best of 2011

BOOKS: NONFICTION

  • 1493: uncovering the new world Columbus created. Charles C. Mann. 909.4 MAN, CD 909.4 MAN
  • 1861: the Civil War awakening. Adam Goodheart. 973.711 GOO
  • Absolute monarchs: a history of the papacy. John Julius Norwich. 262.13 NOR
  • Age of greed: the triumph of finance and the decline of America, 1970 to the present. Jeffrey G. Madrick. 330.973 MAD
  • All about roasting: a new approach to a classic art. Molly Stevens. 641.71 STE
  • American Eden: from Monticello to Central Park to our backyards: what our gardens tell us about who we are. Wade Graham. 712.0973 GRA
  • American Veda: from Emerson and the Beatles to yoga and meditation: how Indian spirituality changed the West. Philip Goldberg. 294.5 GOL
  • The anatomy of a moment: thirty-five minutes in history and imagination. Javier Cercas. 946.083 CER
  • Andes. Michael Jacobs. 918 JAC
  • Ardency: a chronicle of the Amistad rebels … Kevin Lowell Young. 811 YOU
  • Arguably: essays. Christopher Hitchens. 814 HIT
  • As far as the heart can see: stories to illuminate the soul. Mark Nepo. 204.35 NEP
  • As we speak: how to make your point and have it stick. Peter Meyers, Shann Nix. 808.51 MEY
  • Assassins of the Turquoise Palace. Ruya Hakkakiyan. 364.1524 HAK
  • The beautiful and the damned: a portrait of the new India. Siddhartha Deb. 954.053 DEB
  • The beauty and the sorrow: an intimate history of the First World War. Peter Englund. 940.3 ENG
  • Before the Revolution: America’s ancient pasts. Daniel K. Richter. 973.1 RIC
  • Believing is seeing: observations on the mysteries of photography. Errol Morris. 770.9 MOR
  • Best friends, occasional enemies: the lighter side of life as a mother and daughter. Lisa Scottoline, Francesca Serritella. 818 SCO, Large Type 818 SCO
  • The better angels of our nature: why violence has declined. Steven Pinker. 303.6 PIN
  • Between heaven and mirth: why joy, humor, and laughter are at the heart of the spiritual life. James Martin. 248.4 MAR
  • The big thirst: the secret life and turbulent future of water. Charles Fishman. 333.91 FIS
  • The bond: our kinship with animals, our call to defend them. Wayne Pacelle. 179.3 PAC
  • The book of books: the radical impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011. Melvyn Bragg. 220.52 BRA
  • The book of universes: exploring the limits of the cosmos. John D. Barrow. 523.1 BAR
  • Boomerang: travels in the new Third World. Michael Lewis. 330.9 LEW
  • Born in Africa: the quest for the origins of human life. Martin Meredith. 569.9 MER
  • Bottom of the 33rd: hope, redemption, and baseball’s longest game. Dan Barry. 796.357 BAR
  • The brilliant disaster: JFK, Castro, and America’s doomed invasion of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs. Jim Rasenberger. 972.91 RAS
  • The broken word: an epic poem of the British Empire in Kenya and the Mau Mau Uprising against it. Adam Foulds. 821 FOU
  • The captain asks for a show of hands: poems. Nick Flynn. 811 FLY
  • Cartooning: philosophy and practice. Ivan Brunetti. 741.5 BRU
  • The chameleon couch: poems. Yusef Komunyakaa. 811 KOM
  • The chitlin’ circuit: and the road to rock ‘n’ roll. Preston Lauterbach. 781.64 LAU
  • Christian mystics: 365 readings and meditations. Matthew Fox. 242.2 FOX
  • Class warfare: inside the fight to fix America’s schools. Steven Brill. 371.01 BRI
  • The cold war: poems. Kathleen Ossip. 811 OSS
  • The collapse of American criminal justice. William J. Stuntz. 364 STU
  • The complete photo guide to window treatments. 747.5 COM
  • Confidence men: Wall Street, Washington, and the education of a president. Ron Suskind. 330.973 SUS
  • Cook this now: 120 easy and delectable dishes you can’t wait to make. Melissa Clark. 641.5973 CLA
  • A covert affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS. Jennet Conant. 940.5485 CON
  • Craft activism: people, ideas, and projects from the new community of handmade and how you can join in. Joan Tapper. 745.5 TAP
  • Dancing in the glory of monsters: the collapse of the Congo and the great war of Africa. Jason K. Stearns. 967.51 STE
  • Deadly choices: how the anti-vaccine movement threatens us all. Paul A. Offit. 614.47 OFF
  • Death in the city of light: the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris. David King. 364.1523 KIN
  • Deep future: the next 100,000 years of life on Earth. Curt Stager. 363.7 STA
  • Def Jam Recordings: the first 25 years of the last great record label. 782.4216 DEF
  • Design*Sponge at home. Grace Bonney. 747 BON
  • Destiny of the republic: a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president. Candice Millard. 973.84 MIL, CD 973.84 MIL
  • Devotions. Bruce Smith. 811 SMI
  • Do it yourself kitchens: stunning spaces on a shoestring budget. 643.3 DO
  • Doctor, your patient will see you now: gaining the upper hand in your medical care. Steven Z. Kussin. 610.696 KUS
  • Double shadow. Carl Phillips. 811 PHI
  • EcoMind: changing the way we think, to create the world we want. Frances Moore Lappe. 304.28 LAP
  • The ecstasy of influence: nonfictions, etc.  Jonathan Lethem. 814 LET
  • The edible front yard: the mow-less, grow-more plan for a beautiful, bountiful garden. Ivette Soler. 635 SOL
  • Electric Eden: unearthing Britain’s visionary music. Rob Young. 781.6221 YOU
  • Enchantment: the art of changing hearts, minds, and actions. Guy Kawasaki. 658.8 KAW
  • EntreLeadership: 20 years of practical business wisdom from the trenches. Dave Ramsey. 658.421 RAM, CD 658.421 RAM
  • Essential Pepin: more than 700 all-time favorites from my life in food. Jacques Pepin. 641.5944 PEP
  • Everybody loves our town: an oral history of grunge. Mark Yarm. 781.66 YAR
  • Everyone loves you when you’re dead: journeys into fame and madness. Neil Strauss. 781.66 STR
  • Everything is an afterthought: the life and writings of Paul Nelson. Kevin Avery. 781.66 AVE
  • Examined lives: from Socrates to Nietzsche. James Miller. 190 MIL
  • The family meal: home cooking with Ferran Adria. 641.5 ADR
  • Fear and loathing at Rolling stone: the essential writing of Hunter S. Thompson. 814 THO
  • Feathers: the evolution of a natural miracle. Thor Hanson. 598.147 HAN
  • The 50 funniest American writers: an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion. 817.008 FIF
  • 56: Joe DiMaggio and the last magic number in sports. Kostya Kennedy. 796.357 KEN
  • Fire monks: Zen mind meets wildfire at the gates of Tassajara. Colleen Morton Busch. 628.92 BUS
  • Fire season: field notes from a wilderness lookout. Philip Connors. 634.96 CON, CD 634.96 CON
  • First contact: scientific breakthroughs in the hunt for life beyond Earth. Marc Kaufman. 576.839 KAU
  • Flunking sainthood: a year of breaking the Sabbath, forgetting to pray, and still loving my neighbor. Jana Riess. 248.4 RIE
  • Forgotten bookmarks: a bookseller’s collection of odd things lost between the pages. Michael Popek. 790.132 POP
  • Founding gardeners: the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation. Andrea Wulf. 712.0973 WUL
  • Girl, wanted: the chase for Sarah Pender. Steve Miller. 364.1523 MIL
  • Girls like us: fighting for a world where girls are not for sale, an activist finds her calling and heals herself. Rachel Lloyd. 362.88 LLO
  • God in the dark: suffering and desire in the spiritual life. Susan R. Pitchford. 248.4 PIT
  • The God upgrade: finding your 21st-century spirituality in Judaism’s 5,000-year-old tradition. Jamie S. Korngold. 296.311 KOR
  • Going home: finding peace when pets die. Jon Katz. 155.937 KAT
  • The golden empire: Spain, Charles V, and the creation of America. Hugh Thomas. 980.01 THO
  • The good among the great: 19 traits of the most admirable, creative, and joyous people. Donald Van de Mark. 158.1 VAN
  • The good divorce: how to walk away financially sound and emotionally happy. Raoul Felder, Barbara Victor. 306.89 FEL
  • The good neighbor cookbook: 125 easy and delicious recipes to surprise and satisfy the new moms, new neighbors, recuperating friends, community-meeting members, book club cohorts, and block party pals in your life! Sara Quessenberry, Suzanne Schlosberg. 641.5 QUE
  • A great aridness: climate change and the future of the American southwest. William deBuys. 551.69 DEB
  • Great by choice: uncertainty, chaos, and luck–: why some thrive despite them all. Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen. 658.4 COL
  • The greater journey: Americans in Paris, 1830-1900. David McCullough. 920 MACC, Large Type 920 MACC, CD 920 MACC
  • Hagar before the occupation, Hagar after the occupation: poems. Amal al-Jubouri. 892.71 JUB
  • Happiness. Joan D. Chittister. 152.42 CHI
  • Harlem: the four hundred year history from Dutch village to capital of black America. Jonathan Gill. 974.71 GIL
  • The haves and the have-nots: a brief and idiosyncratic history of global inequality. Branko Milanovic. 339.2 MIL
  • Hearts touched by fire: the best of Battles and leaders of the Civil War. 973.73 HEA
  • Here on Earth: a natural history of the planet. Tim Flannery. 551 FLA
  • The hidden reality: parallel universes and the deep laws of the cosmos. Brian Greene. 530.1 GRE
  • A history of the world in 100 objects. Neil MacGregor. 930.1 MACG
  • Homemade soda. Andrew Schloss. 641.875 SCH
  • The honored dead: a story of friendship, murder, and the search for truth in the Arab world. Joseph Braude. 364.1523 BRA
  • How I killed Pluto and why it had it coming. Mike Brown. 523.492 BRO
  • I want my MTV: the uncensored story of the music video revolution. Craig Marks, Rob Tannenbaum. 791.457 MAR
  • In the garden of beasts: love, terror, and an American family in Hitler’s Berlin. Erik Larson. 943.086 LAR, Large Type 943.086 LAR, CD 943.086 LAR
  • In the shadow of the Buddha: secret journeys, sacred histories, and spiritual discovery in Tibet. Matteo Pistono. 294.3092 PIS
  • Incognito: the secret lives of the brain. David Eagleman. 153 EAG
  • India calling: an intimate portrait of a nation’s remaking. Anand Giridharadas. 954.053 GIR
  • Inferno: the world at war, 1939-1945. Max Hastings. 940.54 HAS
  • The information: a history, a theory, a flood. James Gleick. 020.9 GLE
  • In-laws, outlaws, and granny flats: your guide to turning one house into two homes. Michael Litchfield. 643.7 LIT
  • Inside scientology: the story of America’s most secretive religion. Janet Reitman. 299.936 REI
  • Into the silence: the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest. Wade Davis. 796.522 DAV
  • Is that a fish in your ear?: translation and the meaning of everything. David Bellos. 418.02 BEL
  • A Jane Austen education: how six novels taught me about love, friendship, and the things that really matter. William Deresiewicz. 823 AUS
  • Jeni’s splendid ice creams at home. Jeni Britton Bauer. 641.862 BAU
  • Jerusalem, Jerusalem: how the ancient city ignited our modern world. James Carroll. 956.944 CAR
  • Jerusalem: the biography. Simon Sebag Montefiore. 956.9442 SEB
  • The joy of cheesemaking: the ultimate guide to understanding, making, and eating fine cheese. Jody Farnham, Marc Druart. 637.3 FAR
  • Just my type: a book about fonts. Simon Garfield. 686.224 GAR
  • The knitter’s book of socks: the yarn lover’s ultimate guide to creating socks that fit well, feel great, and last a lifetime. Clara Parkes. 746.432 PAR
  • Knocking on heaven’s door: how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world. Lisa Randall. 500 RAN
  • Kraken: the curious, exciting, and slightly disturbing science of squid. Wendy Williams. 594.58 WIL
  • The ledge: an adventure story of friendship and survival on Mount Rainier. Jim Davidson, Kevin Vaughan. 796.522 DAV, CD 796.522 DAV
  • Liberty‘s exiles: American loyalists in the revolutionary world. Maya Jasanoff. 973.314 JAS
  • Lidia’s Italy in America. Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, Tanya Bastianich Manuali. 641.5945 BAS
  • Life on Mars: poems. Tracy K. Smith. 811 SMI
  • Little princes: one man’s promise to bring home the lost children of Nepal. Conor Grennan. 954.96 GRE
  • The long road home: the aftermath of the Second World War. Ben Shephard. 940.5314 SHE
  • The longest war: the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda. Peter L. Bergen. 973.931 BER
  • Lost in Shangri-la: a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II. Mitchell Zuckoff. 940.548 ZUC, Large Type 940.548 ZUC
  • The louvre: all the paintings. Vincent Pomarede. 708.4 LOU
  • Love goes to buildings on fire: five years in New York that changed music forever. Will Hermes. 781.6409 HER
  • Love wins: a book about heaven, hell, and the fate of every person who ever lived. Rob Bell. 234 BEL
  • Make the bread, buy the butter: what you should and shouldn’t cook from scratch–over 120 recipes for the best homemade foods. Jennifer Reese. 641.3 REE
  • Mamarazzi: every mom’s guide to photographing kids. Stacy Wasmuth. 778.92 WAS
  • Man down: proof beyond a reasonable doubt that women are better cops, drivers, gamblers, spies, world leaders, beer tasters, hedge fund managers, and just about everything else. Dan Abrams. 817 ABR
  • The man in the Rockefeller suit: the astonishing rise and spectacular fall of a serial imposter. Mark Seal. 364.1633 SEA
  • Maphead: charting the wide, weird world of geography wonks. Ken Jennings. 912 JEN
  • MetaMaus. Art Spiegelman. 741.5092 SPI
  • Microcrafts: tiny treasures to make and share. Alicia Kachmar. 745.5 MIC
  • Mightier than the sword: Uncle Tom’s cabin and the battle for America. David S. Reynolds. 813 REY
  • The mirage man: Bruce Ivins, the anthrax attacks, and America’s rush to war. David Willman. 363.325 WIL
  • Mission Street Food: recipes and ideas from an improbable restaurant. Anthony Myint, Karen Leibowitz. 641.5973 MYI
  • Moby-duck: the true story of 28,800 bath toys lost at sea and of the beachcombers, oceanographers, environmentalists, and fools, including the author, who went in search of them. Donovan Hohn. 551.462 HOH
  • The mommy docs’ ultimate guide to pregnancy and birth. 618.2 MOM
  • Momofuku Milk Bar. Christina Tosi. 641.86 TOS
  • Moral combat: good and evil in World War II. Michael Burleigh. 940.54 BUR
  • The most human human: what talking with computers teaches us about what it means to be alive. Brian Christian. 128 CHR
  • The murder of the century: the Gilded Age crime that scandalized a city and sparked the tabloid wars. Paul Collins. 364.1523 COL
  • A natural history of the piano: the instrument, the music, the musicians–from Mozart to modern jazz and everything in between. Stuart Isacoff. 786.209 ISA
  • The new kids: big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens. Brooke Hauser. 373.18 HAU
  • The new normal: an agenda for responsible living. David Wann. 333.72 WAN
  • Onward: how Starbucks fought for its life without losing its soul. Howard Schultz. 647.95 SCH
  • Otherwise known as the human condition: selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010. Geoff Dyer. 824 DYE
  • Our bodies, ourselves. 613.0424 OUR
  • Out of the vinyl deeps: Ellen Willis on rock music. 781.66 WIL
  • Peace be with you: monastic wisdom for a terror-filled world. David Carlson. 261.27 CAR
  • The Penguin anthology of twentieth-century American poetry. 811.008 PEN
  • Physics of the future: how science will shape human destiny and our daily lives by the year 2100. Michio Kaku. 530 KAK
  • A planet of viruses. Carl Zimmer. 571.997 ZIM
  • Plenty: vibrant vegetable recipes from London’s Ottolenghi. Yotam Ottolenghi. 641.5636 OTT
  • Poke the box: when was the last time you did something for the first time? Seth Godin. 650.1 GOD,  CD 650.1 GOD
  • Post-it note diaries: 20 stories of youthful abandon, embarrassing mishaps, and everyday adventure. Arthur Jones. 818 POS
  • The price of civilization: reawakening American virtue and prosperity. Jeffrey D. Sachs. 330.973 SAC
  • The psychopath test: a journey through the madness industry. Jon Ronson. 616.8582 RON, CD 616.8582 RON
  • A public faith: how followers of Christ should serve the common good. Miroslav Volf. 261.7 VOL
  • Pulphead. John Jeremiah Sullivan. 814 SUL
  • The quantum story: a history in 40 moments. Jim Baggott. 530.12 BAG
  • Radioactivity: a history of a mysterious science. Marjorie C. Malley. 539.72 MAL
  • Rawhide down: the near assassination of Ronald Reagan. Del Quentin Wilber. 973.927 WIL
  • Reckless endangerment: how outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led to economic armageddon. Gretchen Morgenson, Joshua Rosner. 330.973 MOR
  • Refresh your home: 500 simple projects & tips to save money, update, & renovate. 643.7 REF
  • Remedy and reaction: the peculiar American struggle over health care reform. Paul Starr. 362.1 STA
  • Retromania: pop culture’s addiction to its own past. Simon Reynolds. 306 REY
  • The rhythm of family: discovering a sense of wonder through the seasons. Amanda Blake Soule. 306.85 SOU
  • Rights gone wrong: how law corrupts the struggle for equality. Richard Thompson Ford. 342.085 FOR
  • The rise and fall of ancient Egypt. Toby Wilkinson. 932 WIL
  • The rise and fall of the Bible: the unexpected history of an accidental book. Timothy Beal. 220.67 BEA
  • Rome: a cultural, visual, and personal history. Robert Hughes. 945.63 HUG
  • Salvage secrets: transforming reclaimed materials into design concepts. Joanne Palmisano. 747 PAL
  • The savage city: race, murder, and a generation on the edge. T.J. English. 364.974 ENG
  • Saved by beauty: adventures of an American romantic in Iran. Roger Housden. 915.5 HOU
  • Scrap Therapy cut the scraps!: 7 steps to quilting your way through your stash. Joan Ford. 746.46 FOR
  • See me naked: stories of sexual exile in American Christianity. Amy Frykholm. 261.835 FRY
  • The sewing machine accessory bible. Wendy Gardiner, Lorna Knight. 646.204 GAR
  • The shadow of a great rock: a literary appreciation of the King James Bible. Harold Bloom. 220.52 BLO
  • The social animal: the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement. David Brooks. 305.24 BRO
  • Space, in chains. Laura Kasischke. 811 KAS
  • Stolen world: a tale of reptiles, smugglers, and skullduggery. Jennie Erin Smith. 364.1336 SMI
  • The storm of war: a new history of the Second World War. Andrew Roberts. 940.54 ROB, CD 940.54 ROB
  • Strange new worlds: the search for alien planets and life beyond our solar system. Ray Jayawardhana. 523.24 JAY
  • Stunned by grief: remapping your life when loss changes everything. Judy Brizendine. 248.866 BRI
  • The swerve: how the world became modern. Stephen Greenblatt. 940.21 GRE
  • The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Kim Barker. 958.1047 BAR
  • The Tao of travel. Paul Theroux. 910.4 THE
  • Terrarium craft: create 50 magical, miniature worlds. Amy Bryant Aiello, Kate Bryant. 635.9824 BRY
  • Thinking, fast and slow. Daniel Kahneman. 153.42 KAH
  • 30 lessons for living: tried and true advice from the wisest Americans. Karl Pillemer. 305.26 PIL, Large Type 305.26 PIL
  • 33 revolutions per minute: a history of protest songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day. Dorian Lynskey. 781.592 LYN
  • Those guys have all the fun: inside the world of ESPN. James Andrew Miller, Tom Shales. 791.45 MIL
  • The thousand-year flood: the Ohio-Mississippi disaster of 1937. David Welky. 363.3493 WEL
  • The threat matrix: the FBI at war in the age of terror. Garrett M. Graff. 363.325 GRA
  • To a mountain in Tibet. Colin Thubron. 915.15 THU
  • To end all wars: a story of loyalty and rebellion, 1914-1918. Adam Hochschild. 940.341 HOC
  • Tonight no poetry will serve: poems, 2007-2010. Adrienne Rich. 811 RIC
  • A train in winter: an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France. Caroline Moorehead. 940.5336 MOO
  • Trash-to-treasure papermaking: make your own recycled paper from newspapers & magazines, can & bottle labels, discarded gift wrap, old phone books, junk mail, comic books and more–. Arnold E. Grummer. 676.22 GRU
  • Traveler. Devin Johnston. 811 JOH
  • Treasury of Greek mythology: classic stories of gods, goddesses, heroes & monsters. Donna Jo Napoli. 292.08 NAP
  • Truly Mexican. Roberto Santibanez. 641.5972 SAN
  • Turn right at Machu Picchu: rediscovering the lost city one step at a time. Mark Adams. 985.37 ADA
  • Undecorate: the no-rules approach to interior design. Christiane Lemieux. 747 LEM
  • Ultimate guide: porches: building techniques for adding a new porch to your home. Steve Cory. 690.893 COR
  • The ultimate guide to growing your own food: save money, live better, and enjoy life with food from your own garden. Monte Burch. 635 BUR
  • Unprotected texts: the Bible’s surprising contradictions about sex and desire. Wright Knust. 220.83067 KNU
  • The vegetable gardener’s container bible: how to grow a bounty of food in pots, tubs, and other containers. Edward C. Smith. 635.986 SMI
  • Verdi’s Shakespeare: men of the theater. Garry Wills. 782.1 WIL
  • Vintage jewelry design: classics to collect & wear. Caroline Cox. 739.27 COX
  • The voyage of the Rose City: an adventure at sea. John Moynihan. 387.5 MOY
  • We meant well: how I helped lose the battle for the hearts and minds of the Iraqi people. Peter Van Buren. 956.7044 VAN
  • What it is like to go to war. Karl Marlantes. 959.7043 MAR
  • Why we get fat and what to do about it. Gary Taubes. 613.25 TAU
  • The Wilder life: my adventures in the lost world of Little house on the prairie. Wendy McClure. 813 WIL
  • Willpower: rediscovering the greatest human strength. Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney. 153.8 BAU
  • A world on fire: Britain’s crucial role in the American Civil War. Amanda Foreman. 973.72 FOR
  • Your medical mind: how to decide what is right for you. Jerome Groopman, Pamela Hartzband. 610 GRO

BOOKS: FICTION

  • 11/22/63. Stephen King. Fic KIN
  • 1Q84. Haruki Murakami. Fic MUR
  • 22 Britannia Road. Amanda Hodgkinson. Fic HOD, Large Type Fic HOD, CD Fic HOD
  • The affair: a Reacher novel. Lee Child. Fic CHI, Large Type Fic CHI, CD Fic CHI
  • The American heiress. Daisy Goodwin. Fic GOO
  • American masculine: stories. Shann Ray. Fic RAY
  • The angel Esmeralda: nine stories. Don DeLillo. Fic DEL
  • Angel’s rest. Emily March. Fic MAR, CD Fic MAR
  • Annabel. Kathleen Winter. Fic WIN
  • The art of fielding. Chad Harbach. Fic HAR
  • The Astral. Kate Christensen. Fic CHR
  • The barbarian nurseries. Hector Tobar. Fic TOB
  • The Beauty of Humanity Movement. Camilla Gibb. Fic GIB
  • Before I go to sleep. S.J. Watson. Fic WAT
  • Before Versailles: a novel of Louis XIV. Karleen Koen. Fic KOE
  • Bent Road. Lori Roy. Fic ROY
  • Binocular vision: new & selected stories. Edith Pearlman. Fic PEA
  • Birds of paradise. Diana Abu-Jaber. Large Type Fic ABU, CD Fic ABU
  • Blueprints for building better girls: fiction. Elissa Schappell. Fic SCH
  • The borrower. Rebecca Makkai. Fic MAK
  • Bright & distant shores. Dominic Smith. Fic SMI
  • Broken Irish. Edward J. Delaney. Fic DEL
  • The Buddha in the attic. Julie Otsuka. Fic OTS, Large Type Fic OTS
  • Cain. Jose Saramago. Fic SAR, Spanish Lang. Fic SAR
  • The call. Yannick Murphy. Fic MUR
  • Call me irresistible. Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Fic PHI, Large Type Fic PHI, CD Fic PHI
  • Caleb’s crossing. Geraldine Brooks. Fic BRO
  • The cat’s table. Michael Ondaatje. Fic OND, CD Fic OND
  • Chango’s beads and two-tone shoes. William Kennedy. Fic KEN
  • Clara and Mr. Tiffany. Susan Vreeland. Fic VRE, Large Type Fic VRE, CD Fic VRE
  • Close your eyes. Amanda Eyre Ward. Fic WAR
  • Conquistadora. Esmeralda Santiago. Fic SAN, Spanish Lang. Fic SAN
  • The cut. George Pelecanos. Fic PEL
  • Daniel O’Thunder. Ian Weir. Fic WEI
  • The death instinct. Jed Rubenfeld. Fic RUB
  • Destiny and desire. Carlos Fuentes. Fic FUE, Spanish Lang. Fic FUE
  • The devil all the time. Donald Ray Pollock. Fic POL
  • The devil colony: a Sigma Force novel. James Rollins. Fic ROL
  • The devotion of suspect X. Keigo Higashino. Fic HIG
  • A discovery of witches. Deborah Harkness. Fic HAR, Large Type Fic HAR, CD Fic HAR
  • Doc. Mary Doria Russell. Fic RUS, CD Fic RUS
  • The dovekeepers. Alice Hoffman. Fic HOF
  • Emily, alone. Stewart O’Nan. Fic ONA
  • The empty family: stories. Colm Toibin. Fic TOI
  • The evolution of Bruno Littlemore. Benjamin Hale. Fic HAL
  • Eyes wide open. Andrew Gross. Fic GRO
  • Faith. Jennifer Haigh. Fic HAI
  • Fallen. Karin Slaughter. Fic SLA
  • The family Fang. Kevin Wilson. Fic WIL
  • Feast day of fools. James Lee Burke. Fic BUR, CD Fic BUR
  • The forgotten waltz. Anne Enright. Fic ENR, Large Type Fic ENR
  • The free world. David Bezmozgis. Fic BEZ
  • {Galore}. Michael Crummey. Fic CRU
  • The gap year. Sarah Bird. Fic BIR
  • The gentlemen’s hour. Don Winslow. Fic WIN
  • Girls in white dresses. Jennifer Close. Fic CLO
  • The glass demon. Helen Grant. Fic GRA
  • A good hard look. Ann Napolitano. Fic NAP, Large Type Fic NAP
  • The grief of others. Leah Hager Cohen. Fic COH
  • Heartbreak of a hustler’s wife. Nikki Turner. Fic TUR
  • The hottest dishes of the Tartar cuisine. Alina Bronsky. Fic BRO
  • I married you for happiness. Lily Tuck. Fic TUC
  • In Zanesville. Jo Ann Beard. Fic BEA
  • The informant. Thomas Perry. Fic PER, CD Fic PER
  • Irma Voth. Miriam Toews. Fic TOE
  • Jamrach’s menagerie. Carol Birch. Fic BIR, CD Fic BIR
  • Joy for beginners. Erica Bauermeister. Fic BAU
  • The king of diamonds. Simon Tolkien. Fic TOL
  • Ladies and gentlemen. Adam Ross. Fic ROS
  • The language of flowers. Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Fic DIF, Large Type Fic DIF
  • Last man in tower. Aravind Adiga. Fic ADI, CD Fic ADI
  • The leftovers. Tom Perrotta. Fic PER
  • Lionheart. Sharon Kay Penman. Fic PEN
  • Lost memory of skin. Russell Banks. Fic BAN
  • Love you more. Lisa Gardner. Fic GAR, CD Fic GAR
  • The lover’s dictionary. David Levithan. Fic LEV
  • Luminarium. Alex Shakar. Fic SHA
  • Madame Tussaud: a novel of the French Revolution. Michelle Moran. Fic MOR, CD Fic MOR
  • The magician king. Lev Grossman. Fic GRO, CD Fic GRO
  • Maine. J. Courtney Sullivan. Fic SUL
  • The map of time. Felix J. Palma. Fic PAL
  • The marriage plot. Jeffrey Eugenides. Fic EUG, Large Type Fic EUG
  • The matchmaker of Kenmare: a novel of Ireland. Frank Delaney. Fic DEL
  • The mighty Walzer. Howard Jacobson. Fic JAC
  • A moment in the sun. John Sayles. Fic SAY
  • Mr. Fox. Helen Oyeyemi. Fic OYE
  • My new American life. Francine Prose. Fic PRO
  • The next always. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, CD Fic ROB
  • The night circus. Erin Morgenstern. Fic MOR, Spanish Lang. Fic MOR, CD Fic MOR
  • Night eternal. Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan. Fic TOR, Spanish Lang. Fic TOR
  • The night strangers. Chris Bohjalian. Fic BOH, CD Fic BOH
  • Nightwoods. Charles Frazier. Fic FRA, CD Fic FRA
  • No proper lady. Isabel Cooper. Fic COO
  • Nowhere near respectable. Mary Jo Putney. Fic PUT
  • Once upon a river. Bonnie Jo Campbell. Fic CAM
  • Once upon a time, there was you. Elizabeth Berg. Fic BER, Large Type Fic BER
  • Open city. Teju Cole. Fic COL
  • Orientation and other stories. Daniel Orozco. Fic ORO
  • The outlaw album: stories. Daniel Woodrell. Fic WOO
  • Pacific glory. P.T. Deutermann. Fic DEU, CD Fic DEU
  • The pale king: an unfinished novel. David Foster Wallace. Fic WAL
  • The Paris wife. Paula McLain. Fic MACL, CD Fic MACL
  • Pictures of you. Caroline Leavitt. Fic LEA
  • Please look after mom. Kyung-sook Shin. Fic SIN, CD Fic SIN
  • The Prague cemetery. Umberto Eco. Fic ECO
  • The queen: a Patrick Bowers thriller. Steven James. Fic JAM
  • The realm of hungry spirits. Lorraine Lopez. Fic LOP
  • Reamde. Neal Stephenson. Fic STE
  • Remember Ben Clayton. Stephen Harrigan. Fic HAR
  • River of smoke. Amitav Ghosh. Fic GHO
  • Robopocalypse. Daniel H. Wilson. Fic WIL, CD Fic WIL
  • Rode. Thomas Fox Averill. Fic AVE
  • Rodin’s debutante. Ward Just. Fic JUS
  • Rules of civility. Amor Towles. Fic TOW
  • Salvage the bones. Jesmyn Ward. Fic WAR
  • Say her name. Francisco Goldman. Fic GOL, CD Fic GOL
  • Scenes from village life. Amos Oz. Fic OZ
  • The secret history of Costaguana. Juan Gabriel Vasquez. Fic VAS
  • The secret mistress. Mary Balogh. Large Type Fic BAL
  • The sense of an ending. Julian Barnes. Fic BAR
  • Silk is for seduction. Loretta Chase. Fic CHA
  • Silver girl. Elin Hilderbrand. Fic HIL
  • Silver sparrow. Tayari Jones. Fic JON
  • Sing you home. Jodi Picoult. Fic PIC, Large Type Fic PIC
  • Sister. Rosamund Lupton. Fic LUP
  • The sisters. Nancy Jensen. Large Type Fic JEN
  • The Sisters brothers. Patrick DeWitt. Fic DEW
  • Slow dancing on Price’s Pier. Lisa Dale. Fic DAL
  • Snowdrops. A.D. Miller. Fic MIL
  • The soldier’s wife. Margaret Leroy. Fic LER
  • Started early, took my dog. Kate Atkinson. Fic ATK
  • State of wonder. Ann Patchett. Fic PAT
  • Stone Arabia. Dana Spiotta. Fic SPI
  • The stranger’s child. Alan Hollinghurst. Fic HOL
  • Street soldier. Silhouettes. Fic SIL
  • The submission. Amy Waldman. Fic WAL, Large Type Fic WAL
  • Summer at Seaside Cove. Jacquie D’Alessandro. Fic DAL, Large Type Fic DAL
  • The summer of the bear. Bella Pollen. Fic POL
  • Summer rental. Mary Kay Andrews. Fic AND
  • The summer without men. Siri Hustvedt. Fic HUS
  • Swamplandia! Karen Russell. Fic RUS, CD Fic RUS
  • Ten thousand saints. Eleanor Henderson. Fic HEN
  • Then came you. Jennifer Weiner. Fic WEI
  • There but for the. Ali Smith. Fic SMI
  • Thick as thieves. Peter Spiegelman. Fic SPI
  • This beautiful life. Helen Schulman. Fic SCH, CD Fic SCH
  • This burns my heart. Samuel Park. Fic PAR
  • Tides of war. Stella Tillyard. Fic TIL
  • Tiger’s curse. Colleen Houck. Fic HOU
  • The tiger’s wife. Tea Obreht. Fic OBR, CD Fic OBR
  • The time in between. María Dueñas. Fic DUE
  • Tiny sunbirds, far away. Christie Watson. Fic WAT, CD Fic WAT
  • To be sung underwater. Tom McNeal. Fic MACN
  • The tragedy of Arthur. Arthur Phillips. Fic PHI
  • Train dreams. Denis Johnson. Fic JOH, CD Fic JOH
  • Turn of mind. Alice Laplante. Fic LAP, Large Type Fic LAP, CD Fic LAP
  • The uncoupling. Meg Wolitzer. Fic WOL
  • Under the mercy trees. Heather Newton. Fic NEW
  • Vaclav & Lena. Haley Tanner. Fic TAN
  • We the animals. Justin Torres. Fic TOR
  • The weird sisters. Eleanor Brown. Fic BRO, CD Fic BRO
  • West of here. Jonathan Evison. Fic EVI, Large Type Fic EVI, CD Fic EVI
  • What Alice forgot. Liane Moriarty. Fic MOR
  • When God was a rabbit. Sarah Winman. Fic WIN
  • When she woke. Hillary Jordan. Fic JOR
  • The white devil. Justin Evans. Fic EVA, CD Fic EVA
  • The white woman on the green bicycle. Monique Roffey. Fic ROF
  • Wingshooters. Nina Revoyr. Fic REV
  • The Winter Palace: a novel of Catherine the Great. Eva Stachniak. Fic STA, CD Fic STA
  • The year we left home. Jean Thompson. Fic THO
  • You know when the men are gone. Siobhan Fallon. Fic FAL, CD Fic FAL

MYSTERY

  • 1222: a Hanne Wilhelmsen novel. Anne Holt. Mystery HOL, CD Fic HOL
  • All cry chaos: an Henri Poincare mystery. Leonard Rosen. Mystery ROS
  • Back of beyond. C.J. Box. Mystery BOX
  • The boy in the suitcase. Lene Kaaberbol, Agnete Friis. Mystery KAA
  • Claire DeWitt and the city of the dead. Sara Gran. Mystery GRA
  • Come and find me. Hallie Ephron. Mystery EPH
  • The complaints. Ian Rankin. Mystery RAN
  • The Cypress House. Michael Koryta. Mystery KOR
  • The dark enquiry. Deanna Raybourn. Mystery RAY
  • Death of the mantis: a Detective Kubu mystery. Michael Stanley. Mystery STA
  • Death on tour. Janice Hamrick. Mystery HAM
  • Drawing conclusions. Donna Leon. Mystery LEO
  • The drop. Michael Connelly. Mystery CON, CD Fic CON
  • A drop of the hard stuff: a Matthew Scudder novel. Lawrence Block. Mystery BLO
  • Echoes of the dead. Sally Spencer. Mystery SPE
  • The end of everything. Megan Abbott. Mystery ABB
  • The end of the wasp season. Denise Mina. Mystery MIN
  • The fifth witness. Michael Connelly. Mystery CON
  • Ghost hero. S.J. Rozan. Mystery ROZ
  • Gone. Mo Hayder. Mystery HAY
  • Guilt by association. Marcia Clark. Mystery CLA
  • Heartstone. C.J. Sansom. Mystery SAN
  • Hell is empty. Craig Johnson. Mystery JOH
  • The house of silk: a Sherlock Holmes novel. Anthony Horowitz. Mystery HOR, CD Fic HOR
  • Hurt machine: a Moe Prager mystery. Reed Farrell Coleman. Mystery COL
  • The hypnotist. Lars Kepler. Mystery KEP, Large Type Fic KEP
  • In search of the Rose notes. Emily Arsenault. Mystery ARS
  • The informationist: a thriller. Taylor Stevens. Mystery STE
  • Iron house. John Hart. Mystery HAR
  • The Janus stone. Elly Griffiths. Mystery GRI
  • Killed at the whim of a hat. Colin Cotterill. Mystery COT
  • The killer is dying. James Sallis. Mystery SAL
  • The lantern. Deborah Lawrenson. Mystery LAW
  • Last to fold. David Duffy. Mystery DUF
  • Learning to swim. Sara J. Henry. Mystery HEN
  • A lesson in secrets: a Maisie Dobbs novel. Jacqueline Winspear. Mystery WIN
  • Lucifer’s tears. James Thompson. Mystery THO
  • Misterioso. Arne Dahl. Mystery DAH
  • The most dangerous thing. Laura Lippman. Mystery LIP
  • Murder most persuasive. Tracy Kiely. Mystery KIE
  • Murder one. Robert Dugoni. Mystery DUG, CD Fic DUG
  • New York to Dallas. J.D. Robb. Mystery ROB
  • Now you see me. S.J. Bolton. Mystery BOL
  • Pattern of wounds. J. Mark Bertrand. Mystery BER
  • Potsdam Station. David Downing. Mystery DOW
  • Purgatory chasm. Steve Ulfelder. Mystery ULF
  • Ranchero. Rick Gavin. Mystery GAV
  • The ranger. Ace Atkins. Mystery ATK
  • Red on red. Edward Conlon. Mystery CON
  • The return of Captain John Emmett. Elizabeth Speller. Mystery SPE
  • Revenger: a novel of Tudor intrigue. Rory Clements. Mystery CLE
  • The ridge. Michael Koryta. Mystery KOR, Large Type Fic KOR
  • The rock hole: a Red River mystery. Reavis Z. Wortham. Mystery WOR
  • Shock wave. John Sandford. Mystery SAN
  • A simple act of violence. R.J. Ellory. Mystery ELL, CD Fic ELL
  • The snowman. Jo Nesbo. Mystery NES, CD Fic NES
  • So much pretty. Cara Hoffman. Mystery HOF, CD Fic HOF
  • Stagestruck: a Peter Diamond investigation. Peter Lovesey. Mystery LOV
  • Stealing Mona Lisa. Carson Morton. Mystery MOR
  • The stranger you seek. Amanda Kyle Williams. Mystery WIL, CD Fic WIL
  • Trackers. Deon Meyer. Mystery MEY
  • A trick of the light. Louise Penny. Mystery PEN, CD Fic PEN
  • The troubled man. Henning Mankell. Mystery MAN
  • The two deaths of Daniel Hayes. Marcus Sakey. Mystery SAK
  • Two for sorrow: a new mystery featuring Josephine Tey. Nicola Upson. Mystery UPS
  • V is for vengeance. Sue Grafton. Mystery GRA, Large Type Fic GRA, CD Fic GRA
  • Very bad men. Harry Dolan. Mystery DOL, CD Fic DOL
  • Vienna twilight: a Max Liebermann mystery. Frank Tallis. Mystery TAL
  • Wicked autumn: a Max Tudor novel. G.M. Malliet. Mystery MAL
  • The woodcutter. Reginald Hill. Mystery HIL
  • Wyatt. Garry Disher. Mystery DIS

WESTERN

  • Legacy of a lawman: a western story. Johnny D. Boggs. Large Type Fic BOG
  • South by southwest: a western story. Johnny D. Boggs. Large Type Fic BOG
  • West Texas kill. Johnny D. Boggs. Large Type Fic BOG