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The following books were added to the library shelves in January.



AC\302\BRO 01/2012

Brodie, Richard. Virus of the mind: the new science of the meme.
An introduction to memetics, the science of memes--the invisible DNA of human society that can influence events and infect the minds of masses--and discusses how the mass media and the Internet help to further mind viruses that can infect governments, education systems, and more.

AC\599.93/5\LIP 01/2011

Lipton, Bruce H. The biology of belief: unleashing the power of consciousness, matter & miracles.
Presents scientific evidence for a link between mind and matter, supporting the idea that the biochemical effects of one's thoughts can influence the biological functioning of cells in the body.

AC\616.85/2206\SOO 01/2012

Treatment resistant anxiety disorders: resolving impasses to symptom remission                Specialized cognitive behavior therapy for treatment resistant obsessive compulsive disorder. -- Understanding and managing treatment-resistant panic disorder : perspectives from the clinical experience of several expert therapists

AC\635.986\CON 01/2012

Container garden idea book.

AC\940.53/4\BES 01/2012

Best, Nicholas Five days that shocked the world: eyewitness accounts from Europe at the end of World War II.

AC\BIO\ELI 01/2012

Marr, Andrew. The real Elizabeth: an intimate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.     Preface to the U.S. edition -- Prologue: what the Queen does -- Dynasty is destiny: how the British monarchy remade itself -- Lilibet -- Interlude: the Queen in the world -- The Queen at work -- Interlude: Britannia and the waves -- Off with her head! the Queen in the sixties -- Interlude: money -- Enter the empress -- Epilogue: the future.



Brett, Jan, 1949-. Beauty and the beast.
Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

AC\FIC\GEO 01/2012

George, Elizabeth, 1949-. Believing the lie.
Inspector Thomas Lynley is requested by Ian Cresswell's uncle to look into his death that was ruled as a accidental drowning and soon surrounded in the secrets, lies, and motives of the family.

AC\FIC\PAR 01/2012

Parker, T. Jefferson. The jaguar: a Charlie Hood novel
Erin McKenna, a songwriter, is kidnapped by a powerful cartel and her crooked police officer husband and the lawman Charlie Hood must work together to rescue her.

AC\FIC\ROB 01/2012      LP also

       Robards, Karen. Sleepwalker

It’s not that Micayla Lange is afraid of the clinking she hears coming from the first floor of the empty McMansion she’s house-sitting for her uncle Nicco. She’s a cop, after all. It’s just that finding out her boyfriend was cheating on her was enough drama for one night. Now she’s alone on New Year’s Eve, wearing flannel pajamas and wielding a Glock 22 as she zeroes in on the unmistakable source of the sound: Uncle Nicco’s private office. Jason Davis steals things for a living, so unexpected developments are a natural part of the job. Getting caught red-handed by a hot, pigtail-sporting police officer in what is supposed to be a gangster’s deserted house is just one more twist in the game. Kind of like finding incriminating photos in Nicco Marino’s safe, only to discover the cop — and the security cameras — have gotten a real good look at his face.

AC\FIC\ROS 01/2012

Ross, JoAnn. On Lavender Lane      Former Navy SEAL Lucas Chaffee and celebrity chef Madeline Durand rekindle their romance when they work together to turn an old farmhouse into a cooking school.


AC\MYS\CLE 01/2012

Clement, Blaize. The cat sitter's pajamas.
Dixie Hemingway, a pet sitter in Sarasota, Florida, takes a job looking after a famous line-backer's cats, and becomes caught up in the world of counterfeit high fashion.


Cook, Robin, 1940-. Death benefit.                           Medical student Pia Grazdani, researching the creation of replacement organs for critically ill patients with the hopes of helping millions of people and overcoming an abusive childhood, teams up with classmate George Wilson to investigate a tragedy at the lab, while two ex-Wall Street whiz kids try to figure out a way to make money by manipulating private insurance information.

AC\MYS\DOR 01/2012

Dorsey, Tim. Pineapple grenade.
Serge Storms, one-man vigilante, is expecting something big to go down in Miami and has decided to spy for himself until his talents are appreciated, but the intelligence community is not amused and they want answers.

AC\MYS\EVA 01-2012

Evanovich, Janet. Love in a nutshell. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she's been fired from her position as a magazine editor, and the only place she wants to go is to her parents' summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene's Harbor, Michigan. Kate's plan is to turn The Nutshell into a Bed and Breakfast. Problem is, she needs cash, and the only job she can land is less than savory

AC\ MYS\HIG 01/2012

Higgins, Jack A devil is waiting. The President is coming to London but a fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President. Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister's private army" are called in to protect the president, with one very special recruit named Sara Gideon.

AC\MYS\HOA 1/2012

Hoag, Tami   Down the darkest road  Laura Lawton and her youngest daughter, Leah, pick up and move to Oak Knoll four years after the unsolved disappearance of her oldest daughter, but when the man Laura suspects of taking her child shows up in their new hometown the detectives start uncovering new clues.

AC\MYS\KEL 01/2012

KELLERMAN, FAYE. GUN GAMES.   Decker and Lazarus return in a gripping tale involving a secret cabal of some of Los Angeles’ wealthiest teens.

AC\MYS\KOO 01/2011

Koontz, Dean R.  77 Shadow Street: a novel   Almost from the beginning the Pendleton has be scarred by madness, suicide, mass murder and whispers of things far worse.  But since its reopening in the 1970’s the Pendleton has been at peace…..until now.

AC\MYS\KRE 01/2012

Krentz, Jayne Ann. Copper Beach: a dark legacy novel.
Contemporary novel with paranormal elements; first novel of The Dark Legacy series.


Kuzneski, Chris. The secret crown.   From the mountains of Bavaria to the tunnels under King Ludwig II’s castles, no one is safe when the search for the secret crown.

AC\MYS\LEO 01/2012

Leonard, Elmore, 1925-. Raylan.   Raylan Givens finds himself drawn into a bizarre set of cases involving drug dealers, moonshiners, coal-mining conglomerates, and the urban legend-like harvesting of human organs.

AC\MYS\LES 01/2012

Lescroart, John T. The hunter: a novel
A mysterious texter leads private investigator, Wyatt Hunt, on a chase to solve a murder.

AC\MYS\LOT 01/20102

Lott, Bret. Dead low tide: a novel.    In this long-awaited sequel to "The Hunt Club," set in the swampy South Carolina Low country, "New York Times"-bestselling author Lott continues the story of Huger Dillard. Now a young man, Huger must come to terms with and confront the truth about his community, his past, and the mysterious place he calls home.

AC\MYS\PAR 01/2012

Paretsky, Sara. Breakdown.
When tweens in Chicago's Carmilla Club hold an initiation ritual in an abandoned cemetery, they stumble on an actual corpse, a man stabbed through the heart in a vampire-style slaying. For V.I. Warshawski, the questions multiply faster than the answers. As V.I. struggles for answers, she finds herself fighting enemies who are all too human.

AC\MYS\PAT 01/2012

Patterson, James Private: #1 suspect.   Since former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan started Private, it has become one of the world's most powerful investigation firms, sought out by the rich and famous to discretely handle their most sensitive problems. Private's investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. When a former lover is found murdered in Jack's bed, he is instantly the number one suspect.

AC\MYS\TAY 01/2012

Taylor, Brad All necessary force: a Pike Logan thriller.                                                                 Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill and the other members of Taskforce, an elite team that works outside the law to stop terrorist threats, are working to stop the plans of two different terrorist organizations and prevent a weapon of mass destruction from hitting the United States.


Woods, Stuart. Son of Stone: a Stone Barrington novel.
Stone Barrington, a partner at the Manhattan law firm of Woodman & Weld, is thrown off his routine when his nearly sixteen-year-old son Peter, a boy he fathered with former love Arrington Calder, comes to stay with him for the holidays, but Stone embraces parenthood, reveling in being able to smooth Peter's way into Yale University Drama School, not realizing his life is about to change for good.

JC\FIC\DIT 01/2012

DiTerlizzi, Tony.      Kenny & the dragon.
Kenny Rabbit tries to save his friend, the dragon, after he is labeled a community nuisance by the simple people of Roundbrook village, who arrange for the creature to be fought by St. George.

JC\FIC\MCN 01/2012

McNamara, Margaret.      George Washington's birthday: a mostly true tale.
On George Washington's seventh birthday, he does chores, misbehaves and dreams of a day when his birthday will be celebrated by all.

JC\FIC\RIC 01/2012

Richards, Jasmine.     The book of wonders
In a tale loosely based on the Arabian nights, thirteen-year-old Zardi and her best friend Ridhan join forces with Captain Sinbad to defeat an evil sultan and restore magic to the world of Arribitha.

JC\FIC\SCH 01/2012

Schatzer, Jeffery L.        Professor Tuesday's awesome adventures in history.
When an eccentric history professor takes the students from Miss Pepper's class back in time to visit Native American peoples of the woodland tribes, he and one of the students get stuck during Chief Pontiac's uprising in 1763, and the rest of the students must try to rescue them.

JC\FIC\SOM 01/2012

Somper, Justin.    Immortal war          When the Pirate Federation and Nocturnals form an alliance to battle the renegade Vampirates, twins Connor and Grace Tempest each have important roles to play in the war--he as a pirate warrior and she as a powerful healer working with the war-wounded.

JC\FIC\STR 01/2012

Stroud, Jonathan.     The ring of Solomon.
Bartimaeus, a wise-cracking djinni, finds himself in the tenth century and at the court of King Solomon with an unpleasant master and a sinister servant, and gets into trouble with King Solomon's magic ring.

JC\FIC\WOO 01/2012

Woon, Yvonne. Life eternal: a dead beautiful novel
Seventeen-year-old Renée Winters must transfer to a Montréal school exclusively for those training to kill the Undead, while unraveling a long-buried secret that may be the key to saving Dante Berlin, her Undead soulmate.