The bean trees [sound recording] by Barbara Kingsolver
The book of the dead [sound recording] by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Christine falls [sound recording] : a novel by Benjamin Black
Blink [sound recording] : [the power of thinking without thinking] by Malcolm Gladwell
Born standing up [sound recording] : a comic's life by Steve Martin
- Favorite Book of the Year
- Favorite First Book of the Year
- Best Book in an Ongoing Series
So don’t wait. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners will be announced during opening night ceremonies at Bouchercon in San Francisco< (October 14-17).
Brunelleschi's dome [sound recording] by Ross King
Frank Lloyd Wright [sound recording] by Ada Louise Huxtable; narrated by Carrington MacDuffie
Vote for your favorites. The poll will remain open until Monday, July 26, with the “100 last books standing” to be revealed on Monday, August 2. A printable list of the choices is available.
On glorious wings : the best flying stories of the century by edited and introduced by Stephen Coonts
Up in the air by Walter Kirn
Summerland by Michael Chabon
Dear American Airlines by Jonathan Miles
Angel Creek [sound recording] by Linda Howard
Birds of prey [sound recording] : by J.A. Jance by Jance, Judith A
Body surfing [sound recording] : a novel by Anita Shreve
Alive on the Andrea Doria! [sound recording] : the greatest sea rescue in history by Pierette Domenica Simpson
In the heart of the sea [sound recording] : [the tragedy of the whaleship Essex] by Nathaniel Philbrick
Max [sound recording] : a Maximum Ride novel by James Patterson
Once was lost [sound recording] by Sara Zarr
Emma-Jean Lazarus fell in love [sound recording] by Lauren Tarshis
Alvin Ho collection. Books 1 & 2 [sound recording] by Lenore Look
Historical mysteries have become increasingly popular in the last decade. If you are a fan of historical fiction, and historical mystery stories in particular, you've read many of the well-known authors of this sub-genre: Steven Saylor, Anne Perry, Eliot Pattison, I. J. Parker, Lindsey Davis, John Maddox Robert, Margaret Frazer, and the list goes on, but have you read the works of:
Nefertiti: the book of the dead by Nick Drake
Critique of criminal reason by Michael Gregorio
The fifth servant by Kenneth Wishnia
Thirteenth night : a medieval mystery by Alan Gordon
A test of wills by Charles Todd
Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson
The Madonnas of Leningrad: a novel by Debra Dean — (September 22, 2010) — You can pick up a copy of this book at the Adult Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 25.
June is Audiobook Month! Join our "green" friends to celebrate this occasion. Choose a format that suits you — books on CD, MP3-CD, Playaway, downloadable, or cassette. Rest your eyes and let your ears do the reading!
- The Roar by Emma Clayton, read by Jane Collingwood. Recorded Books
- Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, read by Jenna Lamia and David Ledoux. Scholastic
- Stop in the Name of Pants! by Louise Rennison, read by Stina Nielsen. Recorded Books
- The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause, read by Ali Ahn. Recorded Books
- This Full House by Virginia Euwer Wolff, read by Heather Alicia Simms.
For each level you will read writers from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America (includes Central America) and South America within 2010. Each level becomes progressively more difficult (i.e. more books to read to satisfy the requirements). Jakobsen provides a wonderful list of reading suggestions for each continent.