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New adult books and movies! October 17, 2008

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We just received some new books and movies at the library!  Make sure to stop by and check them out!

New Books

The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

A Member of the Family by Cesar Millan

Against Medical Advice by James Patterson (not available for checkout until October 20th)

Called Out of Darkness: A Spiritual Confession by Anne Rice

Grace by Richard Paul Evans

A Lion Among Men  by Gregory Maguire

 Breakdowns by Art Spiegelman

New Movies

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Nim’s Island

27 Dresses

Superbad

The Bucket List

The Bank Job

Smart People

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New Books for July! June 30, 2008

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Death and Honor by W. E. B. Griffin
Plague Ship by Clive Cussler
Resolution by Robert B. Parker
Sail by James Patterson
Swine Not? by Jimmy Buffet
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

There are some new audio books too!
Sundays at Tiffany’s by James Patterson
Daddy’s Girl by Lisa Scottoline
Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich

Don’t forget that you can download audiobooks to your computer or mp3 player right from your house! This is a free service for anyone who has a Galway Public Library card. Click here for more information!

New books for May! May 28, 2008

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Adult Fiction

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Blue Smoke and Murder by Elizabeth Lowell
Careless in Red  by Elizabeth George
Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger
In the Woodsem by Tana French
Odd Hours by Dean Koontz
The Reapers: A Thriller by John Connolly
Love the One You’re With by Emily Giffin
Moon Shell Beach by Nancy Thayer
Skeltons at the Feast by Christopher Bojhalian
The Sleeping Doll Jeffery Deaver
The Steel Wave by Jeff Shaara


Adult NonFiction

Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller
Just who will you be? by Maria Shriver
Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters
The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

New Books for March! March 17, 2008

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Adult Fiction:
A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer
An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke
The Appeal by John Grisham
Now You See Him by Eli Gottlieb
Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
Obedience by Will Lavender
The Paper Marriage by Susan Law
The Killing Room by Peter May
The Gravedigger’s Daughter by Joyce Carol Oates
The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
Change of Heart by Jodi Piccoult
What I Was by Meg Rosoff
Embrace Me by Lisa Samson
Sisters by Danielle Steel

 Adult Nonfiction:
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
The Lives they Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic by Darby Penney
Popular Mechanics When Duct Tape Just Isn’t Enough: Quick Fixes for Everyday Disasters
Rachel Ray Just In Time
The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time by Elizabeth Rogers
A New World: England’s First View of America by Kim Sloan
The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

New Books for January January 26, 2008

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Recently added to our stacks:

Adult Fiction:

  • My Mistress’s Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekhov to Monroe edited by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Purrfect Murder by Rita Mae Brown
  • The Secret Between Us by Barbara Delinsky
  • Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
  • Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black by Nadine Gordimer
  • The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz
  • Beverly Hills Dead by Stuart Woods
  • The Book of Other People edited by Zadie Smith

Adult Non-Fiction (more…)

Recently added non-fiction June 20, 2007

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  • Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders by William R. Drennan
  • Rudy Giuliani: Emperor of the City by Andrew Kirtzman

New Non Fiction for Adults January 29, 2007

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  • Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties by Robert Stone
  • Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany by Donald L. Miller

New items December 20, 2006

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CD:

  • The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt

Non Fiction:

  • Not Your Mama’s Corchet: The Cool and Creative Way to Join the Chain Gang by Amy Swenson
  • Not Your Mama’s Beading: The Cool and Creative Way to String ’em Along by Kate Shoup Welsh
  • Not Your Mama’s Knitting: The Cool and Creative way to Pick Up Sticks by Heather Dixon

Newly added titles for Adults November 17, 2006

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These are new and popular titles so if you don’t see them on the shelf, be sure to place a reserve! 

Fiction:

  • Golden Country by Jennifer Gilmore
  • Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier (the author of Cold Mountain)
  • Only Revolutions by Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Moral Disorder by Margaret Atwood
  • The Hard Way by Lee Child
  • One Mississippi by Mark Childress
  • Brothers by Da Chen
  • When Madeline Was Young by Jane Hamilton
  • a spot of bother by Mark Haddon (the author of the curious incident of the dog in the night-time)
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  • Between, Georgia by Joshilyn Jackson
  • Short Straw by Stuart Woods
  • Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
  • Mary by Janis Cooke Newman
  • The Last Town on Earth by Thoams Mullen
  • The Brambles by Eliza Minot
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Lost Hearts in Italy by Andrea Lee
  • Farewell Summer by Ray Bradbury (sequel to Dandelion Wine)
  • Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
  • Born in Death by J.D. Robb
  • Cross by James Patterson
  • Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich

Non fiction:

  • The Innocent Man by John Grisham
  • State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III by Bob Woodward

New Adult Fiction and Non Fiction August 23, 2006

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These new titles will be appearing on the new shelf sometime this week!

Fiction:

  • Judge & Jury by James Patterson & Andrew Gross
  • The Night Gardenerby George Pelecanos
  • Angels Fall by Nora Roberts
  • The Stolen Childby Keith Donohue
  • Break No Bonesby Kathy Reichs
  • Beautiful Liesby Lisa Unger
  • Coming Out by Danielle Steel
  • A Family Daughterby Maile Meloy
  • Triangle by Katharine Weber
  • Piece of My Heart by Peter Robinson
  • The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard

Non Fiction:

  • Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee by Charles J. Shields
  • Rumspringa: to be or not to be Amishby Tom Shachtman