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New Releases for May 3rd, 2011

2 May 2011



My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke

One of the greatest entertainers of his generation, Van Dyke's talents range from TV (the beloved "Dick Van Dyke Show") to film ("Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang") to the stage. Here, in his first memoir, Van Dyke reveals he still thinks of himself as a simple song and dance man, but one who is, in every sense of the word, a classic entertainer.

 Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "People of the Book" has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure.


Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe by Roger Penrose

A groundbreaking book providing a new take on three of cosmology's most profound questions sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of the universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes.



Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

With her knack for being in trouble's way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area. Sookie suspects otherwise, but her attention is divided when she realizes that her lover Eric Northman and his "child" Pam are plotting to kill the vampire who is now their master. Gradually, Sookie is drawn into the plot--which is much more complicated than she knows.





The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

The Kane Chronicles Book 2! In this exciting second installment of the three-book series, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a worldwide search for the Book of Ra, but the House of Life and the gods of chaos are determined to stop them.





New in Paperback:

The Tiger by John Vaillant

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

Games to Play After Dark by Sarah Gardner Borden

Winston's War: Churchill 1940-45 by Sir Max Hastings


New Releases for April 26th, 2011

25 Apr 2011

From cookbooks to mysteries, this week there's a little of everything.  Take a look and see what your next great read will be! 


Blooming Platter by Betsy DiJulio

Betsy DiJulio wrote The Veggie Table column for Norfolk, VA's Virginian-Pilot newspaper. A practicing artist, Betsy DiJulio, M.A., Ed.S., is a full-time art teacher in the Virginia Beach (VA) City Public Schools, where she was chosen as the 2010 Citywide Teacher of the Year.

Whether you enjoy your vegan meals simple or sophisticated, you'll find them in The Blooming Platter Cookbook. A celebration of the seasons, this book features a wide range of accessible, elegant recipes for the home cook, ranging from easy homestyle dishes to creative upscale meals you'll be proud to serve to your guests.




The 6th Man by David Baldacci

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Sean King and Michelle Maxwell dig into the past of an alleged serial killer, but the more they investigate, the harder it is to separate fact from fiction. Each new revelation pushes them to the limit, and this deadly case might be the one that leaves the duo permanently parted.





The Great Night by Chris Adrian 

Acclaimed as a gifted, courageous writer ("The New York Times, "), the author of "The Children's Hospital" brings all his extraordinary talents to bear in "The Great Night"--a brilliant and mesmerizing retelling of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."







Tender by Nigel Slater

One of Britain's foremost food authorities offers a comprehensive guide to growing and cooking vegetables. He includes more than 400 recipes and extensive gardening notes.







Now in Stock! for Bossypants by Tina Fey

On her way to becoming an award-winning superstar, Tina Fey struggled through some questionable haircuts, some after-school jobs, the rise of nachos as a cultural phenomenon, a normal childhood, a happy marriage and joyful motherhood. Now she can reflect on what she's learned: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.



***New in Paperback***

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Amiee Bende

The Last Stand by Nathan Philbrick

Our Kind of Traitor by John Le Carre

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes



New Releases for April 19th, 2011

18 Apr 2011

It's a new week with new books to read.  Check out these new titles to add to your collection!




Reading My Father

by, Alexandra Styron

Alexandras blend of memoir and biography and forthright inquiry into her fathers inevitable date with madness tells for the first time the full story of her fathers creative triumphs and anguished failure to complete another novel before his death in 2006. Readers passionate about American literature will be fascinated by Alexandras insightful tales about her complicated father and his circle, which included Peter Matthiessen, Norman Mailer, and Arthur Miller. 






by, Alison Goodman 

The pulse-pounding sequel to "Eon." Eon has been revealed as Eona, the first female Dragoneye in hundreds of years. She must come to terms with her new Dragoneye identity and power--and learn to bear the anguish of the 10 dragons whose Dragoneyes were murdered.







Ranger's Apprentice: The Emperor of Nihon-Ja Book 10

by, John Flanagan

Months have passed since Horace departed for the eastern nation of Nihon-Ja on a vital mission. Having received no communication from him, his friends fear the worst. Unwilling to wait a second longer, Alyss, Evanlyn, and Will leave their homeland behind and venture into an exotic land in search of their missing friend, in this final volume.




***New in Paperback***

The Burning Wire by, Jeffery Deaver

We the Children (Keepers of the School Book 1) by, Andrew Clements

Twelfth Grade Kills by, Heather Brewer

 Something Like Fate by, Susane Colasanti