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New books for Dec. 2, 2014

Adult Fiction

Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline

The Murder of Harriet Krohn by Karin Fossum [an Inspector Sejer Mystery]

Tribune of Rome by Robert Fabbri [Vespian, Bk. 1]

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler


Adult Nonfiction

The Great War As I Saw It by Frederick George Scott [CDN]

A Royal Experiment: the Private Life of King George III by Janice Hadlow

Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen: Unveiling the Rituals, Traditions, and Food of the Hutterite Culture b Mary-Ann Kirkby [CDN]

Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World by Tom Engelhardt

The Spice and Herb Bible by Ian Hemphill


Adult Fiction on CD

The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans


Teen Fiction

The Comic Book War by Jacqueline Guest (CDN)

Creeps by Darren Hynes (CDN)

Dead Man’s Wwitch by Sigmund Brouwer (CDN)

Tag Along by Tom Ryan (CDN)


Teen Nonfiction

Sentenced to Life at Seventeen: the Story of David Milgaard by Cynthia J. Faryon [CDN]


Children’s Picture Books

And Then Comes Christmas by Tom Brenner

Calvin, Look Out! A Bookwork Birdie Gets Glasses by Jennifer Berne

The Farmer’s Away! Baa! Neigh! By Anne Vittur Kennedy

From There to Here by Laurel Croza [CDN]

Hiro and Tadashi by Brittany Candau [Disney Big Hero 6]

If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur by Linda Bailey [CDN]

Loula is Leaving for Africa by Anne Villeneuve [CDN]

The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin

Unnnatural Selections by Wallace Edwards [CDN]


Children’s Fiction

Double You by Shane Peacock (Seven sequels) (CDN)

House of Robots by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes are Untied by Jess Keating (CDN)

Sleeper by Eric Walters (Seven sequels) (CDN)

Striker by David Skuy (CDN)

Tales From a Not-So-Glam TV Star by Rachel Renée Russell [Dork Diaries, Bk. 7]
Tin soldier by Sigmund Brouwer (CDN)


Children’s Nonfiction

Allergies by Michelle Levine

Asthma by Michelle Levine

Autism by Michelle Levine

Be a Wilderness Detective: Solving the Mysteries of Fields, Woods, and Coastlines by Peggy Kochanoff [CDN]

Beluga Whales by Tammy Kennington

Book of Dragons by Maggie Testa [How to Train Your Dragon]

Cerebral Palsy by Michelle Levine

Cranes by Nick Gordan

Diabetes by Michelle Levine

Dump Trucks by Nick Gordan

Every Day is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney with Plan International [CDN]

Down Syndrome by Michelle Levine

How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer by Annaleise Carr as told to Deborah Ellis

Hummingbirds by Megan Borgert-Spaniol

Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids by Deborah Ellis [CDN]

Malala, a Brave Girl From Pakistan ; Iqbal, a Brave Boy From Pakistan: Two Stories of Bravery In One Book by Jeanette Winter

Mountain Lions by Kristin Schuetz

The Red Cross by Katie Marsico

Trains by Nick Gordan

UNICEF by Katie Marsico

When the Best Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop by Laban Carrick Hill

The World Health Organization by Katie Marsico

Zoobots: Wild Robots I


New Book List for Nov. 21/14

Adult Fiction

The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke

Darkness, Darkness : Resnick’s Last Case by John Harvey

The Escape by David Baldacci

Family Furnishings : Selected Stories 1995-2014 by Alice Munro [CDN]

Fear City by F. Paul Wilson [Repairman Jack : the Early Years]

The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith [No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Novel]

Hope to Die : the Return of Alex Cross by James Patterson

The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg [a Fox and O’Hare Novel]

The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans

Murder on a summer’s day by Frances Brody [A Kate Shackleton mystery]

Revival : a Novel by Stephen King

Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indridason

The woman who stole my life by Marian Keyes

The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern


Adult Nonfiction

Boundless : Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage by Kathleen Winter [CDN]

The comeback by John Ralston Saul [CDN]

The crazy game: how I survived in the crease and beyond by Clint Malarchuk [CDN]

Dark Road : the Smash-hit Stage Play by Ian Rankin & Mark Thomson

Dispatches From the Front : Matthew Halton, Canada’s Voice at War by David Halton [CDN]

Flour + Water Pasta by Thomas McNaughton with Paola Lucchesi

The Future of God : a Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times by Deepak Chopra

I Must Say : My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend by Martin Short [CDN]

Into the Blizzard : Walking the Fields of the Newfoundland Dead by Michael Winter [CDN]

Know the night: a memoir by Maria Mutch [CDN]

Make It Ahead : a Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten

Me, Myself and Us : the Science of Personality and the Art of Well-Being by Brian R. Little [CDN]

Montcalm & Wolfe : Two Men Who Forever Changed the Course of Canadian History by Roch Carrier [CDN]

Rise to Greatness : the History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present by Conrad Black [CDN]

Sarah Style : an Inspiring Room-by-Room Guide to Designing Your Perfect Home by Sarah Richardson [CDN]

The story of the Jews: finding the words: 1000 BCE-1492 CE by Simon Schama

Straight up and personal: the world according to Grapes by Don Cherry [CDN]

Thirteen days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright


Adult Large Print Fiction

All the Light We Cannot See : a Novel by Anthony Doerr

The Escape by David Baldacci

Hope to Die : the Return of Alex Cross by James Patterson

The Job by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

The Perfect Witness : a Novel by Iris Johansen

Somewhere safe with somebody good by Jan Karon [Mitford]


Teen Fiction

Dial M for Morna by Evan Munday [CDN] [The Dead Kid Detective Agency, Bk. 2]

Rush by Eve Silver [The Game, Bk. 1] [CDN]

The Silent Summer of Kyle McGinley by Jan Andrews [CDN]

Zomboy : a Novel by Richard Scrimger [CDN]


Children’s Fiction

5 Disney Pixar Tales [Step Into Reading]

The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony DiTerlizzi [Star Wars]

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel [CDN]

Brave Firefighters by Apple Jordan [Disney Planes, Fire and Rescue] [Step into Reading, Level 2]

The Creature Department by Robert Paul Weston [CDN]

Drop it, Rocket! By Tad Hills [Step into Reading, Level 1]

Let’s Get Cracking by Cyndi Marko [Kung Pow Chicken, Bk. 1]

The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney [Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Bk. 9]

Me & Mr. Bell : a Novel by Philip Roy [CDN]

Nightmares! by Jason Segel

Oliver and the Seawigs by Philip Reeve

Outside In by Sarah Ellis [CDN]

Red Wolf by Jennifer Dance [CDN]

Saving Houdini by Michael Redhill [CDN]

The Strange Gift of Gwendolyn Golden by Philippa Dowding [CDN]

Tales From a Not-so-happily Ever After by Rachel Renée Russell [Dork Diaries]


Children’s Nonfiction

5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2 by National Geographic Kids

Angry Birds Explore the World! By National Geographic Kids

Angry Birds Playground : Rain Forest by Jill Esbaum

The Fly by Elise Gravel [CDN]

It’s Catching : the Infectious World of Germs and Microbes by Jennifer Gardy, PhD

It’s a Feudal, Feudal World : a Different Medieval History by Stephen Shapiro [CDN]

Legends, Icons & Rebels : Music that Changed the World by Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson and Jared Levine

Nelson Mandella by Kadir Nelson [French Language]

Pay it Forward : Small Acts, Big Change by Nancy Runstedler [CDN]

What’s Your Favorite Animal? by Eric Carle and Friends


Picture Books

100 Things That Make Me Happy by Amy Schwartz

Any questions? by Marie-Louise Gay (CDN)

An Armadillo in Paris by Julie Kraulis [CDN]

Baby bedtime by Mem Fox

Backhoe Joe by Lori Alexander

A bean, a stalk and a boy named Jack by William Joyce

Build, dogs, build: a tall tail by James Horvath

The cat, the dog, Little Red, the exploding eggs, the wolf and grandma by Diane Fox

Clark the shark dares to share by Bruce Hale

Cuckoo! by Fiona Roberton

Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century by Jane O’Connor

Hide and Seek Harry Around the House by Kenny Harrison (Board Book)

Hide and Seek at the Beach by Kenny Harrison (Board Book)

How to behave at a tea party by Madelyn Rosenberg

If Kids Ran the World by Leo & Diane Dillon

If kids ruled the world by Linda Bailey (CDN)

The last Christmas tree by Stephen Krensky

Monday, Wednesday and every other weekend by Karen Stanton

My teacher by James Ransome

Once upon an alphabet: short stories for all the letters by Oliver Jeffers

Pete the Cat and the new guy by Kimberly Dean

Shivery Shades of Halloween : a Spooky Book of Colors by Mary McKenna Siddals

Snoring Beauty by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Two by Kathryn Otoshi

Under the Same Sun by Sharon Robinson

Vanilla Ice Cream by Bob Graham

Where’s the fairy? illustrated by Nick Harris

Work, dogs work: a highway tail by James Horvath


Children’s DVDs

How to Train Your Dragon 2 by Dreamworks

Mr. Peabody and Sherman by Dreamworks

Muppets Most Wanted by Disney



New Books & DVDs Nov. 16, 2014

Adult Fiction

Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Damage : a Dick Francis Novel by Felix Francis

The Diva Wraps it Up by Krista Davis [a Domestic Diva Mystery]

Flesh and blood by Patricia Cornwell (A Scarpetta novel)

Full measure by T. Jefferson Parker

The Guardian : a Tale of Andrew Murray by Jack Whyte [CDN] [Guardian, Bk. 3]

Let me be Frank with you by Richard Ford (A Frank Bascombe book)

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown

The silent sister by Diane Chamberlain


Adult Nonfiction

Allison’s Brain by Robert McMechan with Allison Woyiwada

Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon


Adult Large Print Fiction

Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

The Burning Room by Michael Connelly


Teen Fiction

Starfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez [The Guardian Herd, Bk.1]


Children’s Picture Books

Circle, Square, Moose by Kelly Bingham

Curious George Makes Maple Syrup adapted by C. A. Krones

Dashing Through the Snow : a Canadian Jingle Bells by Helaine Becker [CDN]

Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend by Ruth Ohi [CDN]

Hugs by Robert Munsch [Board Book] [CDN]

Little Miss Shelley : Frankenstein : an Anatomy Primer by Jennifer Adams [Board Book]

Llama Llama Jingle Bells by Anna Dewdney [Board Book]

Llama Llama Trick or Treat by Anna Dewdney [Board Book]

Loula and the Sister Recipe by Anne Villeneuve [CDN]

Pyjama Day! By Robert Munsch [CDN]

Superworm by Julia Donaldson

Tap to Play by Salina Yoon

The Very Brave Bear by Nick Bland

Who Says That, Cat the Cat? By Mo Willems [Board Book]

Who Sleeps, Cat the Cat? By Mo Willems [Board Book]


Children’s Fiction

Fly Guy’s Amazing Tricks by Tedd Arnold

Haunted Halloween adapted by C. A. Krones [Curious George]

Just a Special Day by Mercer Mayer [My First Shared Reading]

Meet the Bigfeet by Kevin Sherry [the Yeti Files]

Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana by James Dean [I Can Read! My First Shared Reading]

Princess Pistachio by Marie-Louise Gay [CDN]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer adapted by Kristen L. Depken [My Readers Classic Stories, Classic Characters]

The Secret of the Snow by Thea Stilton

The Zero Degree Zombie Zone by Patrik Henry Bass


Children’s Nonfiction

Everything You Need to Know About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures by John Woodward [Smithsonian] [DK]

From Vimy to Victory : Canada’s Fight to the Finish in World War I by Hugh Brewster [CDN]

Star Wars in 100 Scenes by Jason Fry


Adult DVDs

Breaking Bad (Television Show) : Seasons 1 & 3

Once Upon a Time (Television Show) : Seasons 1, 2 & 3


Adult Non-Fiction

Cruzin’ the County: 40 years and still cruzin’, a history of the Southeastern Ontario Street Meet by Lisa Van Meer and Shawn Cowan (Local authors)

If freedom means as much to you by J. Garry McEachern (CDN) (Local)


Adult Large Print Fiction

Linford Romance Library

Jungle fever by Carol MacLean

The look of love by Marilyn Fountain

Mistress angel by Lindsay Townsend

Mrs. Catt’s Curiosities by Monica Brent

Return to love by Patricia Robins

Sicilian escape by Angela Britnell

Linford Western Library

Blood on the range by Colin Bainbridge

Kendrick’s quest by J.D. Ryder

The last buffalo by Ralph Hayes

The reluctant gun hand by Logan Winters

Six for Texas by Elliot Long

Sudden death by Corba Sunman


Adult Fiction Talking Books

Be careful what you wish for by Jeffrey Archer

The gods of guilt by Michael Connelly [A Lincoln lawyer novel]

Poseidon’s arrow by Clive Cussler

Victims by Jonathan Kellerman [An Alex Delaware novel]


New Books & DVDs Nov. 11, 2014

Adult Fiction

Abattoir Blues by Peter Robinson (an Inspector Banks Novel) [CDN]

Air Bound by Christine Feehan (A Sea Haven novel)

Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough

Bound to be Dirty by Savanna Fox (a Dirty Girls Book Club Novel)[CDN]

Dare to be Dirty by Savanna Fox (a Dirty Girls Book Club Novel) [CDN]

Emma: a Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith

The Empty Throne by Bernard Cornwell

The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

A New York Christmas by Anne Perry

Paradise and Elsewhere: Stories by Kathy Page (CDN)

Pegasus: a Novel by Danielle Steel

The Peripheral: a Novel by William Gibson [CDN]

The Prime Minister’s Secret Agent by Susan Elia MacNeal (A Maggie Hope mystery)

Prince Lestat by Anne Rice

The Promise by Robyn Carr (A Thunder Point novel)

Seduced by Fire by Tara Sue Me (a Partners in Play Novel]

Taking It All by Maya Banks (the Surrender Trilogy, Bk. 3)

We Are Not Ourselves: a Novel by Matthew Thomas

The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly (a Charlie Parker Thriller)


Adult Non-Fiction

And Home Was Kariakoo: a Memoir of East Africa by M. G. Vassanji [CDN]

Barefoot in Babylon: the Creation of the Woodstock Music Festival 1969 by Bob Spitz

The Battlefield of Ontario Politics: an Autobiography by Greg Sorbara [CDN]

Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding: the Definitive, Up-to-date Guide from Canada’s Foremost Expert (CDN)

Good Morning, Mr. Mandela: a Memoir by Zelda la Grange

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson

The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control by Walter Mischel

The Mediterranean Zone: Unleash the Power of the World’s Healthiest Diet for Superior Weight Loss, Health and Longevity by Barry Sears, Ph. D.

Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond by Nancy Bardacke, CNM

Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You: a Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World by Dan Riskin, Ph.D. [CDN]

The Natural Pregnancy Book: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth With Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices by Aviva Jill Romm

When Paris Went Dark: the City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 by Ronald C. Rosbottom


Adult Large Print Fiction

Love letters: a Rose Harbor novel by Debbie Macomber

Linford Romance Library

Anna’s return by Sally Quilford

The breaking wave by Sheila Spencer-Smith

The captain’s wife by Jean Robinson

Earth magic by Linda M. Priestley

The house of Rodriguez by Wendy Kremer

The price of freedom by Teresa Ashby

Linford Western Library

Blood and gold by Clay Starmer

Clancy’s last war by Terrell L. Bowers

Cody’s fight by Caleb Rand

The land of lost dreams by Scott Connor

Not a hope in hell by Hank J. Kirby

The outlaw life by Owen G. Irons


Adult Talking Books

Bones never lie by Kathy Reichs

Edge of eternity by Ken Follett (Century trilogy, book 3)


Teen Fiction

About That Night by Norah McClintock [CDN]


Children’s Fiction

Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 by Dav Pilkey [Captain Underpants, Bk. 11]

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger [an Origami Yoda Book]

Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood

The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare [Magisterium, Bk. 1]

The Madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis [CDN]

Pete and Cat Old MacDonald Had a Farm by James Dean

The Search for Treasure by Geronimo Stilton [the Kingdom of Fantasy, Bk. 6]

Tales of the Great Beasts by Brandon Mull [Spirit Animals, Special Ed.]

A Year in the Life of a Total and Complete Genius by Stacey Matson [CDN]

Zane and the hurricane: a Story of Katrina by Rodman Philbrick


Children’s Nonfiction

Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide Beth Landis Hester and Catherine Saunders


Children’s Talking Books

Fire and ice by Shannon Hale (Spirit animals, book 4)

Hunted by Maggie Stiefvater (Spirit animals, book 2)


Adult DVDs

DCI Banks: Season 2

Enemy at the Door: Series 2

Scandal: the Complete First Season

Scandal: the Complete Second Season


New Book List for November 3, 2014

Adult Fiction

Blood Magick by Nora Roberts [The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy, Bk. 3]

The Bookseller: the First Hugo Marston Novel by Mark Pryor

The Button Man by Mark Pryor [a Hugo Marston Novel]

The Corners of the Globe by Robert Goddard [The Wide World Trilogy, Vol. 2]

Desert god by Wilbur Smith

The devil’s making: a Victorian detective mystery by Seán Haldane (CDN)

The Good, the Bad, and the Emus by Donna Andrews [a Meg Langslow Mystery]

The homecoming by Robyn Carr (Thunder Point series)

Havana Storm by Clive Cussler [a Dirk Pitt Novel]

How to be both by Ali Smith (CDN)

The hundred-foot journey by Richard C. Morais

Keep Me Safe: a Slow Burn Novel by Maya Banks

The Killing III: the Novel by David Hewson

My October by Claire Holden Rothman (CDN)

No Known Grave by Maureen Jennings [a Detective Inspector Tom Tyler Mystery] [CDN]

Sidney Sheldon’s Chasing Tomorrow by Tilly Bagshawe [Sequel to: If Tomorrow Comes]

Some Luck: a Novel by Jane Smiley

The Taxidermist’s Daughter by Kate Mosse

Us conductors: in which I seek the heart of Clara Rockmore, my own true love, finest theremin player the world will ever know by Sean Michaels (CDN)

Until the Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead by S. Thomas Russell [CDN]

Watch how we walk by Jennifer LoveGrove (CDN)


Adult Large Print Fiction

Agatha Christie The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

Blood on the water by Anne Perry [A William Monk novel]

Bones never lie by Kathy Reichs

Desert god by Wilbur Smith

Forty times a killer! by William W. Johnstone (Bad men of the west)

The Golden West: a Western Trio edited by Louis L’Amour, Zane Grey and Max Brand

Gray mountain by John Grisham

Harvest of grace by Cindy Woodsmall (Ada’s house, book 3)

Just one evil act by Elizabeth George

Mr. Miracle: a Christmas novel by Debbie Macomber

The old wolves by Peter Brandvold

Pegasus by Danielle Steel

White Wolf’s outlaw legion by Hal Dunning


Adult Non-Fiction

Belonging: the paradox of citizenship by Adrienne Clarkson (CBC Massey lectures) (CDN)

Common Ground by Justin Trudeau [CDN]

Creating Your Vintage Hallowe’en: the Folklore, Traditions, and Some Crafty Makes by Marion Paull

Criminal minds: sociopaths, serial killers & other deviants by Jeff Mariotte

The Doctor’s Diet Cookbook ; Tasty Meals for a Lifetime of Vibrant Health and Weight Loss Maintenance by Travis Stork, M.D.

Drinking and tweeting: and other Brandi blunders by Brandi Glanville

The eagle unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War by Halik Kochanski

Irresponsible government: the decline of parliamentary democracy in Canada by Brent Rathgeber (CDN)

Japan 1941: countdown to infamy by Eri Hotta

A magnificent obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the death that changed the British Monarchy by Helen Rappaport

Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover by Michael Harris [CDN]

Round Ireland in low gear by Eric Newby (reprint)

Show time: one team, one year, one step from the NHL by Ed Arnold (CDN)

The violence of organized forgetting: thinking beyond America’s disimagination machine by Henry A. Giroux (CDN)


Juvenile Fiction

Against the tide by Tui T. Sutherland (Spirit animals, book 5)

Blood ties by Garth Nix (Spirit animals, book 3)

Fire and ice by Shannon Hale (Spirit animals, book 4)

Hunted by Maggie Stiefvater (Spirit animals, book 2)


Adult DVDs

The Grand Budapest Hotel starring Ralph Fiennes





NEW BOOKS LIST Oct. 26, 2014

Adult Fiction

American Innovations: Stories by Rivka Galchen [CDN]

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher and Other Stories by Hilary Mantel

Back Channel: a Novel by Stephen L. Carter

The Beat Goes On: the Complete Rebus Short Stories by Ian Rankin

The Bone Clock: a Novel by David Mitchell

The Broken Hours: a Novel of H.P. Lovecraft by Jacqueline Baker [CDN]

Come Back by Rudy Wiebe [CDN]

Consumed: a Novel by David Cronenberg [CDN]

A Dancer in the Dust: a Novel by Thomas H. Cook

False God of Rome by Robert Fabbri [Vespasian, Bk. III]

Five Days Left: a Novel by Julie Lawson Timmer

Ghost Wanted by Carolyn Hart [a Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel]

Girl Runner: a Novel by Carrie Snyder [CDN]

Gutenberg’s Apprentice: a Novel by Alix Christie

Haunted by Randy Wayne Smith [a Hannah Smith Novel]

How to Build a Girl: a Novel by Caitlin Moran

Leaving Time: a Novel by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Tomorrow: a Novel by David Bergen [CDN]

Lila: a Novel by Marilynne Robinson

Mr. Miracle: a Christmas Novel by Debbie Macomber

Nora Webster: a Novel by Colm Toibin

Paris Match by Stuart Woods [a Stone Barrington Novel]

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Perfidia: a Novel by James Ellroy

The Purity of Vengeance by Jussi Adler-Olsen [a Department Q Novel]

Raging Heat by Richard Castle

Rise of the King by R.A. Salvatore [Dungeons & Dragons][Forgotten Realms][Companions Codex, Bk. II]

Rose Gold by Walter Mosley

Skin Game by Jim Butcher [Dresden Files]

Stone Mattress: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood [CDN]

The Stories by Jane Gardam

To Dwell in Darkness: a Novel by Deborah Crombie

Undead and Unwary by Mary Janice Davidson

Winter Street: a Novel by Elin Hilderbrand


Adult Nonfiction

Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda and the CIA by Morten Storm with Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister

Between Gods: a Memoir by Alison Pick [CDN]

Circling the Midnight Sun: Culture and Change in the Invisible Arctic by James Raffan [CDN]

The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris [CDN]

The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife by Eben Alexander, M.D.

Mr. Hockey: My Story by Gordie Howe

The Necessary War: Canadians Fighting the Second World War 1939-1973: Volume 1 by Tim Cook [CDN]

Opening Heaven’s Door: What the Dying May Be Trying to Tell Us About Where They’re Going by Patricia Pearson [CDN]

Riveted: the Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe by Jim Davies [CDN]

The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas

You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes by Chris Hadfield [CDN]


Adult Large Print Fiction

Bullets for the doctor by Wade Everett

The dawn of Christmas by Cindy Woodmsall

Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie (A Hercule Poirot mystery)

Festive in death by J.D. Robb

The Eye of Heaven by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake [a Fargo Adventure]

For Every Season by Cindy Woodsmall [Amish Vines and Orchards, Bk. 3]

Liverpool Angels by Lyn Andrews

The long way home by Louise Penny (CDN)

A love undone by Cindy Woodsmall

Mean Streak: a Novel by Sandra Brown

The scent of cherry blossoms by Cindy Woodsmall

Seasons of tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall (Amish vines and orchards, book 4)

Stranger things by Erin Healy

Support and Defend by Mark Greaney [a Campus Novel]

Top secret: a clandestine operations novel by W.E.B. Griffin

The trail beyond by Max Brand

The Traitor’s Wife: the Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America by Allison Pataki

Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand


Adult Fiction on CD

The all-girl filling station’s last reunion by Fannie Flagg

Bones in her pocket (A Temperance Brennan short story) by Kathy Reichs

Frozen heat by Richard Castle

The hit by David Baldacci

The hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams

The lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

Sue Grafton ABC gift collection (D is for deadbeat, E is for evidence, F is for fugitive)

Under cold stone by Vicki Delany (A Constable Molly Smith mystery) (Local author)

Winter of the world by Ken Follett

Cruzin’ the County: 40 years and still cruzin’, a history of the Southeastern Ontario Street Meet by Lisa Van Meer and Shawn Cowan (Local authors)

If freedom means as much to you by J. Garry McEachern (CDN) (Local)


Adult Large Print Fiction

Linford Romance Library

Jungle fever by Carol MacLean

The look of love by Marilyn Fountain

Mistress angel by Lindsay Townsend

Mrs. Catt’s Curiosities by Monica Brent

Return to love by Patricia Robins

Sicilian escape by Angela Britnell

Linford Western Library

Blood on the range by Colin Bainbridge

Kendrick’s quest by J.D. Ryder

The last buffalo by Ralph Hayes

The reluctant gun hand by Logan Winters

Six for Texas by Elliot Long

Sudden death by Corba Sunman



New Book List for Oct. 3/14

Act of War by Brad Thor

Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald [CDN]

Based on a True Story by Elizabeth Renzetti [CDN]

The Blood of an Englishman by M. C. Beaton [Agatha Raisin Mystery]

by Chris Knopf

Dead Heat by Allison Brennan [Pbk]

The Drop: a Novel by Dennis Lehane

Ellen in Pieces: a Novel by Caroline Adderson

The Perfect Witness: a Novel by Iris Johansen

Rooms: a Novel by Lauren Oliver

Tell: a Novel by Frances Itani [CDN]

Top Secret by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV [Clandestine Operations Novel]


Adult Nonfiction

A Garden to Dye For: How to Use Plants From the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics and Fibers by Chris McLaughlin

Hack Attack: the Inside Story of How the Truth Caught Up With Rupert Murdoch by Nick Davies

The Morning After: the 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day That Almost Was by Chantal Hébert [CDN]

Never Go Back: 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again by Dr. Henry Cloud

Prince Harry: Brother/Soldier/Son by Penny Junor

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre

Up Ghost River: a Chief’s Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History by Edmund Metatawabin [CDN]

Wheat Belly Total Health: the Ultimate Grain-Free Health and Weight-Loss Life Plan by William Davis, M.D.


Adult Large Print Fiction

Angels Walking by Karen Kingsbury

The Beekeeper’s Ball by Susan Wiggs

The Healer’s Touch by Lori Copeland

The Healing Quilt by Wanda E. Brunstetter [Return of the Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club]

Heroes are My Weaknesses: a Novel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

The Ranger by Ace Atkins [Quinn Colson Novel]

Rushed to the Altar by Jane Feather

An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd [a Bess Crawford Mystery]


Adult Large Print Nonfiction

Living Courageously: You Can Face Anything, Just Do It Afraid by Joyce Meyer


Adult Fiction on CD

The Eye of Heaven by Clive Cussler

The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory

Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good by Jan Karon





New Books, Sept. 19, 2014

Adult Fiction

6th extinction by James Rollins [A Sigma Force novel]

The answer to everything by Elyse Friedman (CDN)

The betrayers by David Bezmozgis (CDN)

The children act by Ian McEwan

Clam wake by Mary Daheim [A bed-and-breakfast mystery]

Cloud by Eric McCormack (CDN)

Cries of the lost by Chris Knopf

The edge of eternity by Ken Follett [Century trilogy; book 3]

Elizabeth is missing by Emma Healey

An event in autumn by Henning Mankell [a Kurt Wallender mystery]

Fatal conceit by Robert K. Tanenbaum

Gallowglass by Gordon Ferris [Douglas Brodie series]

The Golem of Hollywood by Jonathan Kellerman

Haunted by Kay Hooper [A Bishop / special crimes unit novel]

The house of the four winds by Mercedes Lackey [One dozen daughters; book 1]

Invincible by Diana Palmer

The miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Now and in the hour of our death by Patrick Taylor (CDN)

The old blue line by J.A. Jance [A Joanna Brady novel]

Old flames by John Lawton [An Inspector Troy novel]

The Paris architect by Charles Belfoure

The second deadly sin by Asa Larsson

The sleepwalker’s guide to dancing by Mira Jacob

Small blessings by Martha Woodroof

Somewhere safe with somebody good by Jan Karon [Mitford]

The sound of things falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Testimony of the hanged man by Ann Granger [An Inspector Ben Ross mystery]

Under enemy colors by S. Thomas Russell

An unwilling accomplice by Charles Todd [A Bess Crawford mystery]


Adult Non-Fiction

#Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

12 years a slave: narrative of Solomon Northrup [Canterbury Classics]

Adventures in mixed media art: inspiration, techniques and projects for painting, collage and more, edited by Amy Jones

Disobeying Hitler: German resistance after Valkyrie by Randall Hansen (CDN)

Duty: memoirs of a secretary at war by Robert M. Gates

Earth, spirit of place: featuring the photographs of Chris Hadfield

Elephant Company; the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II by Vicki Constantine Croke

The Hiltons: the true story of an American dynasty by J. Randy Taraborrelli

Laughing all the way to the mosque by Zarqa Nawaz (CDN)

One plus one equals one; symbiosis and the evolution of complex life by John Archibald

The Romanov sisters by Helen Rappaport

The sixth extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Throwback: a big-league catcher tells how the game is really played by Jason Kendall

Where bears roam the streets: a Russian journal by Jeff Parker


Teen Fiction

Dorothy must die by Danielle Paige


New Books List for September 13, 2014 (WW1 books too)

Adult Fiction

Angels walking by Karen Kingsbury [Angels walking series ; 1]

Blood on the water by Anne Perry [A William Monk novel]

Breathe into me by Sara Fawkes

Festive in death by J.D. Robb [Cousins’ war]

Goodnight June by Sarah Jio

The king’s curse by Philippa Gregory

The promised land: a novel of Cape Breton by Bill Conall (CDN)

When day breaks by Maya Banks [KGI novel]

Adult Large Print Fiction

Remains of innocence by J.A. Jance [A Brady novel of suspense]

Adult Non-Fiction

Blame it on fast foods by B.J. T. Pepin (CDN)

The wild roosters of Stanley Park by Robin Wall (Local author)

Adult DVDs

Game of thrones; the complete third season starring Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey

Heaven is for Real starring Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly


As we observe the centenary of WW1, we highlight below some titles from our collection on the subject, including fiction books, non-fiction and DVDs.


All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The Regeneration Trilogy & Toby’s Room by Pat Barker

The Absolutist by John Boyne

The Wars by Timothy Findley

Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden

The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

A Very Long Engagement by Sébastien Japrisot

All Our Worldly Goods by Irène Némirovsky

We Shall Not Sleep by Anne Perry

In Distant Fields by Charlotte Bingham

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks


Mud, Songs and Blighty: A Scrapbook of the First World War by Colin Walsh

Decisive Air Battles of the First World War by Arch Whitehouse

Britain, France and the Financing of the First World War by Martin Horn

Far From Home: Canadians in the First World War by Bill Freeman and Richard Nielsen

When Your Number’s Up: The Canadian Soldier in the First World War by Desmond Morton

Canadian Expeditionary Force – 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War by Gerald Nicholson

Valour Remembered: Canada and the First World War by Patricia Giesler

Knights of the Air: Canadian Fighter Pilots in the First World War by David L. Bashow and Stephen P. Quick

A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture by Samuel Lynn Hynes

Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919 by Gerald W.L. Nicholson

Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada’s World Wars by Tim Cook

The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie by Tim Cook

Baptism of Fire: The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging of Canada by Nathan Greenfield

Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9-12 1917 by Ted Barris

The First World War: The Great Catastrophe: A Political and Historical Geography by Aubrey Diem

My Grandfather’s War: Canadians Remember the First World War by William D. Mathieson

The Road Past Vimy: The Canadian Corps 1914-1918 by DJ Goodspeed

The First World War by John Keegan

Decade of Change, Circa 1909-1919 Women’s Clothing in Canada Just Prior to, During and After the First World War by Eileen Collard

Alfred and Emily by Doris Lessing



Lawrence of Arabia

Paths of Glory




New Books Sept. 5, 2014

Adult Fiction

Close to home by Lisa Jackson

Deserves to die by Lisa Jackson [A Selena Alvarez/Regan Pescoli novel]

Eye of heaven by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake [A Fargo adventure]

Murder 101 by Faye Kellerman [A Decker/Lazarus novel]

Personal by Lee Child [A Jack Reacher novel]

Queen of hearts by Rhys Bowen [A Royal spyness mystery]


Adult Nonfiction

The Great Canadian Bucket List : One-of-a Kind Travel Experiences by Robin Esrock [CDN]

The Time of My Life : a Righteous Brother’s Memoir by Bill Medley

White Ensign Flying : Corvette HMCS Trentonian by Roger Litwiller [CDN]


Adult Large Print Fiction

The heist by Daniel Silva

Personal by Lee Child [A Jack Reacher novel]

Linford Romance Library

Cliff House by Susan Udy

The Duke’s proposal by Fenella J. Miller

Family secrets by Jean M. Long

Fate in freefall by Ken Preston

Forgotten by Fay Cunningham

One Lakeland summer by Teresa Ashby

A perfect rhapsody by Dawn Bridge

Tides of love by Phyllis Mallett

The tiger in men by Denise Robins

True love ways by Sally Quilford

Where moonbeams dance by Rena George

With love from Aunt Ruby by Catriona McCuaig

Linford Western Library

Devine by I.J. Parnham

Double cross trail drive by Chet Cunningham

Duel of shadows by Billy Hall

The head hunters by Mark Bannerman

Hell come calling by Josh Lockwood

The lonesome death of Joe Savage by C.J. Sommers

The man from Cheyenne by Jack Edwardes

Nine dead men by Walter L. Bryant

Road to Rimrock by Chuck Tyrell

Trooper Dalton by Ed Law

Whispering skull by Dean Edwards

Wild Bill Williams by Jack Martin


Adult DVDs

Matlock : the First Season starring Andy Griffith

Mister Roberts [Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon]

Sharpe’s rifles collection set [Sean Bean]

A time to kill [Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey]