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 ElmerĀ  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

November 9, 2007

The National Book Award Nominees 2007

Posted in National Book Awards at 11:25 pm by librarygirl

Here are the nominees for the 2007 National Book Award. You can find all these titles at the library…



By Mischa Berlinski

Varieties of Disturbance

By Lydia Davis

Then We Came to the End

By Joshua Ferris

Tree of Smoke

By Denis Johnson

Like You’d Understand, Anyway

By Jim Shephard

Young People’s Literature:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie

Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One

By Kathleen Duey

Touching Snow

By M. Sindy Felin

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick

Story of a Girl

By Sara Zarr

New Books

Posted in New Books at 10:36 pm by librarygirl

Adult Fiction:

Mister B. Gone

By Clive Barker

On Her Own

By Wanda Brunstetter

Book of the Dead

By Patricia Cornwell

The Christmas Pearl

By Dorothea Benton Frank

Third Degree

By Greg Iles

Almost Dead

By Lisa Jackson

Upon a Midnight Clear

By Sherrilyn Kenyon

Between Sundays

By Karen Kingsbury

Now and Then

By Robert Parker

A Christmas Beginning

By Anne Perry

Love Over Scotland

By Alexander McCall Smith

To Catch a Cheat

By Kelley St. John

Life After Wifey

By Kiki Swinson

Adult Non-Fiction:

The Intellectual Devotional American History

By David Kidder

The Shock Doctrine

By Naomi Klein

Just in Time

By Rachel Ray

The Heroin Diaries

By Nikki Sixx

November 1, 2007

New Books

Posted in New Books at 12:49 am by librarygirl

The Heir

By Barbara Taylor Bradford

All Through The Night

By Suzanne Brockmann

Protect and Defend

By Vince Flynn

The Quiet Girl

By Peter Hoeg

Home to Holly Springs

By Jan Karon

After This

By Alice McDermott


By Karen Marie Moning

The Race

By Richard North Patterson

Amazing Grace

By Danielle Steel

Ice, Iron, and Gold

By S. M. Stirling

The Third Lynx

By Timothy Zahn