March 6, 2012 | madame librarian
May We Suggest
This blog provides customized book recommendations to our patrons. To get your own, just fill out the May We Suggest form and you can expect results within 10 days. You can also like May We Suggest on facebook.
March 5, 2012 | Anne Heidemann
Seeing trees: discover the extraordinary secrets of everyday trees by Nancy Ross Hugo ; photography by Robert Llewellyn
Trees are all around us, but how often do we really look at them? This book takes a VERY close look and includes stunningly detailed photographs of trees and their constituent parts. Once you've looked through this book, every walk through your neighborhood will be an opportunity to notice these incredible details. Check out the video preview for a sneak peek.
March 4, 2012 | madame librarian
A good man is hard to find and other stories by Flannery O'Connor
The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne; edited with an introduction by Milton R. Stern
A prayer for Owen Meany: a novel by John Irving
To the lighthouse by Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941
Woman on the edge of time by Marge Piercy
March 3, 2012 | madame librarian
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Heaven awaits the bride by Anna Rountree
A monster calls: a novel by Patrick Ness ; inspired from an idea by Siobhan Dowd ; illustrations by Jim Kay
The Scorpio Races [sound recording] by Maggie Stiefvater
Lethal by Sandra Brown
March 2, 2012 | madame librarian
The complete history of American film criticism by Jerry Roberts
An uncommon history of common courtesy: how manners shaped the world by Bethane Patrick
March 1, 2012 | papal
The Bodhisattva's Brain: Buddhism Naturalized by Owen Flanagan — Having authored several books and article on the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, Owen Flanagan's perspective on the intersection of Buddhism, psychology and Western philosophy is well informed and generally unbiased. Bracketing supernatural elements that are inconsistent with science, this treatise emphasizes the practical potential of Buddhist spirituality for attaining a philosophically informed state of happiness. Buddhist principles are examined in light of Aristotle's emphasis on reason and virtue, with added focus on compassion.
March 1, 2012 | madame librarian
- Harlan Coben
- Laurie R. King
- Martin Edwards
- mystery and detective stories
- Otto Penzler
- Sherlock Holmes
- short stories
- T. Jefferson Parker
- May We Suggest
- Historical Fiction
- Realistic Fiction
- Short Stories
Are you looking for something new? Short Story collections are the perfect way for Mystery fans to try new authors.
A study in Sherlock: stories inspired by the Holmes Canon edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
The best American mystery stories 2011 edited and with an introduction by Harlan Coben
Hook, line & sinister edited by T. Jefferson Parker
Original sins: a Crime Writers' Association anthology edited by Martin Edwards
The Black Lizard big book of Black Mask stories edited and with a foreword by Otto Penzler
March 1, 2012 | Anne Heidemann
Concrete garden projects: easy & inexpensive containers, furniture, water features & more by Malin Nilsson, Camilla Arvidsson — Concrete may not be one of the first materials that comes to mind for DIY projects, but there are a lot of things you can make from it and it's not difficult to do yourself. This book includes instructions and ideas for lots of items you can use in the garden, such as stepping stones, water features, benches, accent pieces, and more.
February 29, 2012 | mebbitt
Classical music is not just for adults. We have lots of classical music in the Children's Department that kids will love. Check out any of these wonderful titles and enjoy!
Wish upon a star: A tribute to the music of Walt Disney [sound recording] by Jenny Oaks Baker
Beethoven's wig 4 [sound recording]: Dance along symphonies by Perlmutter, Richard
February 27, 2012 | Michelle
Adopt a glurb! by Elise Gravel — is a quick, fun read. It outlines the basics for feeding, loving, and playing with your pet Glurb. Be careful though, they can be quite naughty! Be sure to ask your folks if it is okay for you to adopt one. Have fun!