New Releases for February 8th, 2011

4 Feb 2011

Come check out there new titles just released this week!


Known and Unknown:
A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld

With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It also features Rumsfeld's unique and often surprising observations on eight decades of history.







Close to Famous
by Joan Bauer

Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there.




I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson


In 1974 Wales, 13-year-old Petra and her friend, Sharon, are obsessed with a contest whose winners will be flown to America to meet their teen idol, David Cassidy. In 1998 London, Petra is pushing 40 and on the brink of divorce. While cleaning out her mother's closet, she finds a letter her mother had intercepted declaring her the winner of the contest. The girls reunite for an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas to meet their teen idol at last.


 

The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life by Bettany Hughes


From the celebrated British author and historian comes a dazzling new book in which she combines historical inquiry and storytelling lan to give readers a brilliantly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of Athens.





*New In Paperback!*

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
Incarceron by Cathrine Fisher
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett
The Routes of Man by Ted Conover