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New Book Arrivals, week of 10/10/14

courtesy Ashe County Public Library

We have some great new reads here at the Wead Library this week. There are books on how we learn, how boys develop character, how to make baskets and how to have an organized mind in the age of information overload. And this is just the beginning! Many more new fiction and non-fiction books await your reading pleasure so let’s get this list started!  * Starred items are currently on the New York Times best seller list.


Fierce Patriot     by Robert L. O’Connell (biography of William Tecumseh Sherman)

Cosby: his life and times     by Mark Whitaker  (biography)

The organized mind     by Daniel J. Levitin *

Unruly places: lost spaces, secret cities     by Alastair Bonnett

Weave, coil and plait crafty containers from recycled materials     by Lois Walpole

courtesy hamptonroads.com


Diary of a mad diva     by Joan Rivers

How we learn     by Benedict Carey

Thirteen days in September     by Lawrence Wright *

Soar: how boys learn, succeed and develop character     by David C. Banks

The language of houses     by Alison Lurie

Slow dancing with a stranger     by Meryl Comer

Infidel kings and unholy warriors    by Brian A. Catlos

90 minutes in heaven     by Don Piper


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Hiroshima Nagasaki: the real story of the atomic bombings    by Paul Ham

World order     by Henry Kissinger *

Adirondack 102 Club: your passport & guide to the North Country   by Martin Podskoch


Windigo Island     by William Kent Krueger

Her last whisper     by Karen Robards

Your face in mine     by Jess Row

Friendswood      by Rene Steinke

Five days left    by Julie Lawson Timmer

10:04: a novel      by Ben Lerner

One Kick    by Chelsea Cain

courtesy markzware.com

Guttenberg’s apprentice     by  Alix Christie

Sweetness #9     by Stephan Eirik Clark

The angel of losses     by Stephanie Feldman

What I had before I had you     by Sarah Cornwell

The hour of lead     by Bruce Holbert

Private down under     by James Patterson

Rooms      by Lauren Oliver

Lisette’s list     by Susan Vreeland

The last ride       by Ethan J. Wolfe

29/a novel       by Mary Sojourner

Adultery: a novel     by Paulo Coelho

Edge of eternity     by Ken Follett *

The king’s curse     by Philippa Gregory *

The bone clocks     by David Mitchell *

We are not ourselves     by Matthew Thomas

The children act: a novel     by Ian McEwan

Island of a thousand mirrors     by Nayomi Munaweera

If you would like to reserve any of these new books you can either stop by our library on Elm Street in Malone or call 518-483-5251 and one of our friendly library staff members will be glad to help you. You can also reserve any of these books by clicking on Log in, search and renew in the right sidebar. Have handy your library card for this method. Your pin number is the last four digits of the phone number you have registered with the library. You can reserve the book that way and it will be waiting for your pickup at our front circulation desk.

Happy Fall reading!

The Staff of the Wead Library