February 14, 2008

We’re Moving!!

Posted in Uncategorized at 10:56 pm by librarygirl

Starting Tuesday February 19th the Autauga-Prattville Public Library Blog will officially be moved to http://prattvillepubliclibrary.blogspot.com. The site is under construction right now but come Tuesday we will be completely up an running.

So please remember to add the new blog to your RSS feed.


February 8, 2008

New Books

Posted in New Books at 4:21 am by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

The Murder Game

By Beverly Barton

Killing Fear

By Allison Brennan

The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

By Hester Browne

His Illegal Self

By Peter Carey

A Person of Interest

By Susan Choi

Irish Tiger

By Andrew Greeley

Hell’s Bay

By James Hall

Firefly Lane

By Kristin Hannah

Dream Chaser

By Sherrilyn Kenyon


By Karen Kingsbury

The Killing Room

By Peter May

The Delivery Man

By Joe McGinniss Jr.

Extreme Danger

By Shannon McKenna

Slip of the Knife

By Denise Mina

Stranger in Paradise

By Robert B. Parker

L.A. Outlaws

By T. Jefferson Parker

7th Heaven

By James Patterson

Manxome Foe

By John Ringo

Three in Death

By J.D. Robb

Adult Non-Fiction:

The Faith

By Charles Colson

Real Change

By Newt Gingrich

Body Signs

By Joan Liebmann-Smith

Excuse me, your soul mate is waiting

By Marla Martenson

How to Rig an Election

By Allen Raymond

Body Drama

By Nancy Redd

Declaring Independence

By Douglas Schoen

The Broken American Male  and How to Fix Him

By Boteach Shmuley

January 31, 2008

New Books

Posted in New Books tagged , , , , at 2:44 am by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

The Lost Fleet: Courageous

By Jack Campbell

Wash and Die

By Barbara Colley

Sword Song

By Bernard Cornwell

Tappin’ on Thirty

By Candice Dow

The Appeal

By John Grisham


By Cathy Marie Hake

Gone to Ground

By John Harvey

The Expeditions

By Karl Iagnemma

Duma Key

By Stephen King

Sizzle and Burn

By Jayne Ann Krentz

The Blood King

By Gail Z. Martin

Debatable Space

By Philip Palmer

Inside Straight

Edited by George R.R. Martin

Light of the Moon

By Luanne Rice

Sin No More

By Kimberly Lawson Roby

Not Quite a Mom

By Kirsten Sawyer

The Fault Tree

By Louise Ure

Bond of Fire

By Diane Whiteside

Adult Non-Fiction:

Memo to the President Elect

By Madeline Albright

The Middle Place

By Kelly Corrigan

A Child’s Garden

By Molly Dannermaier

Why Mars and Venus Collide

By John Gray

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child

By Alan E. Kazdin

The Food You Crave

By Ellie Krieger


By Chuck Liddell

The How of Happiness

By Sonja Lyubomirsky

The Homeschooling Option

By Lisa Rivero

Happy For No Reason

By Marci Shimoff

Your Internet Cash Machine

By Joe Vitale

Living Well

By Montel Williams

Eat This Not That

By David Zinczenko

January 30, 2008

Edgar Award Nominees 2008

Posted in Edgar Awards at 9:14 pm by librarygirl

All of the following titles are available at the library…

Best Novel:

Christine Falls

By Benjamin Black


By Ken Bruen

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

By Michael Chabon

Soul Patch

By Reed Farrel Coleman

Down River

By John Hart

Best First Novel:

Missing Witness

By Gordon Campbell

In the Woods

By Tana French

Snitch Jacket

By Christopher Goffard

Head Games

By Craig McDonald


By Derek Nikitas

January 18, 2008

New Books

Posted in New Books at 10:23 pm by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

Capital Conspiracy

By William Bernhardt

Blue Heaven

By C. J. Box

People of the Book

By Geraldine Brooks

Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues

By Blaize Clement

Plum Lucky

By Janet Evanovich

Shadow Music

By Julie Garwood

The Shooters

By W.E.B. Griffin

Renegades MagicBy Robin Hobbs

Blood Dreams

By Kay Hooper

Darth Bane: Rule of Two

By Drew Karpyshyn

The Black Sheep and the Hidden Beauty

By Donna Kauffman


By Laurie R. King

Hunter’s Run

By George R. R. Martin

The Senator’s Wife

By Sue Miller

Bleeding Kansas

By Sara Paretsky

The Painter of Battles

By Arturo Perez-Reverte


By Douglas Preston

Dragons of Babel

By Michael Swanwick
Adult Non-Fiction:

How Starbucks Saved My Life

By Michael Gill

Free Lunch

By David Johnston

Food You Crave

By Ellie Kreiger

Ready Fire Aim

By Michael Masterson

In Defense of Food

By Michael Pollan
Adult Biography:

Tom Cruise

By Andrew Morton

December 21, 2007

Library Closing Dates…

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:01 pm by librarygirl

Just a reminder…

The library will be closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1 for the holidays.

Have a safe and happy holiday!


Okay I need to revise our holiday hours:

Dec. 24 – closed

Dec. 25 – closed

Dec. 26 thru 31 – 9-5

Jan. 1 – closed

Sorry about the confusion.

New Books

Posted in Uncategorized at 8:59 pm by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

The Venetian Betrayal

By Steve Berry

Big Boned

By Meg Cabot

Unwrapping Christmas

By Lori Copeland

T is for Trespass

By Sue Grafton

Last Call

By James Grippando

Hand of Evil

By J. A. Jance

The Warrior

By Kinley MacGregor

Dreamsongs Vol. 1

By George R. R. Martin

Antony and Cleopatra

By Colleen McCullough

Hide and Seek

By Fern Michaels


By Ian Rankin

Blood Brothers

Nora Roberts

Adult Non-Fiction:

Day of Reckoning

By Patrick Buchanan

Never Enough

By Joe McGinniss

The Rest is Noise

By Alex Ross

November 16, 2007

Oprah praises ‘Pillars’

Posted in Oprah's Book Club at 11:34 pm by librarygirl

Wednesday on the Oprah Show, Oprah Winfrey chose Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett as the newest edition to her book club.

This title is available at the library. So come pick up a copy today.

The sequel to this book, World Without End, is also available. It was released this year and is #6 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

National Book Award Winners Announced

Posted in National Book Awards at 11:16 pm by librarygirl

The National Book Award Winners for 2007 are:


Tree of Smoke

By Denis Johnson


Legacy of Ashes

By Tim Weiner


Time and Materials (coming soon)

By Robert Hass

Young People’s Literature:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie

All of these titles can be found in the library.

November 14, 2007

New Books

Posted in New Books at 4:50 am by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

The Last Days of Krypton

By Kevin Anderson

Double Abduction

By Chris Beakley

Missing Witness

Gordon Campbell

The Chase

By Clive Cussler

Our Former Lives in Art

By Jennifer Davis


By Alan Dean Foster


By Terry Goodkind

The Last Noel

By Heather Graham

False Charity

By Veronica Heley

Pure in Heart

By Susan Hill

The Rebels

By Elmer  Kelton

Double Cross

By James Patterson

Creation in Death

By J.D. Robb

When Morning Comes

By Cindy Woodsmall

Adult Biography:

Schulz and Peanuts

By David Michaelis

Adult Non-Fiction:

Basic Black

By Cathie Black


Carolyn Jessop

You: Staying Young

By Mehmet Oz

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