Saturday, May 23, 2009

What's NEW on our shelves?

The following books were released this month and are available for checkout at the Homewood Public Library. If they're already gone, go to our website and put holds on the ones that interest you. We'll give you a call or send an email when they arrive!

Brimstone by Robert B. Parker
New York Times–bestselling author Robert B. Parker takes aim at the Old West with this brilliantly crafted follow-up to Resolution and Appaloosa, again featuring guns-for-hire Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch.
Cemetery Dance by Douglas J. Preston
After New York Times reporter William Smithback and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Pendergast--the world's most enigmatic FBI Special Agent--returns to New York City to investigate a murderous Obeah cult.
Dead & Gone by Charlaine Harris
In Bon Temps, Louisiana, a race of unhuman beings--older, more powerful and far more secretive than vampires or werewolves-- is preparing for war. And Sookie Stackhouse will find herself an all-too human pawn in their battle as she investigates the murder of a were-panther.
Enemies & Allies by Kevin J. Anderson, Jr.
Shortly after Clark Kent interviews Bruce Wayne for a feature in the Daily Planet, their alter egos cross paths as Batman and Superman are drawn into Lex Luthor's scheme for world domination--a scheme that involves the Soviets, death-ray transmitters, and all the "heat" of the Cold War.
Intent to Kill by James Grippando
An anonymous note is sent to prosecuting attorney Emma Carlise on the third anniversary of Chelsea James' death suggesting that Chelsea's death was not a hit and run accident as was first believed.
Mr. & Miss Anonymous by Fern Michaels
Lily and Pete are reunited nineteen years after they met in college and reminisce about the odd feelings they had from making donations to the same fertility clinic, but when a news story breaks about two teenage boys who have gone missingthat are also connected to the clinic and they notice that one of the boys bears a striking resemblance to Pete, Lily and Pete work together to find the truth.
Pygmy by Chuck Palahniuk
Thirteen-year-old Pygmy, a young terrorist in the United States under the pretext of being a foreign exchange student, tries to make sense of American life while plotting his attack.
Road Dogs by Elmore Leonard
After Jack Foley is released from prison, he devises a scheme to steal Cundo Rey's fortune, but his plan requires the help of Rey's common-law wife, Dawn Navarro.
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
Forced out of the "Los Angeles Times" amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack Mcevoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career.
Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber
Upbeat cancer survivor Lydia and her pragmatic sister, Margaret, start a "Knit to Quit" group in their Blossom Street yarn store in Seattle, bringing in a delightful assortment of customers for weekly self-help sessions, including a local baker who wants a baby as much as Lydia does, a super-stressed chocolate magnate who takes the knitting class after his doctor suggests it, and a young woman who is trying to quit obsessing about a broken engagement.
The Visibles by Sara Shepard
Summer Davis, having gained an interest in genetics when she was fifteen-years-old, passes up a fellowship at a prominent institution to take care of her father, whose mental health began to deteriorate after her mother abandoned them, andworries that she is destined to live out her family's legacy.
Wicked Prey by Jon Sandford
In the nineteenth installment of the Prey series, Minnesota investigator Lucas Davenport struggles to protect his daughter Letty from a vengeful psychopathic pimp who blames Davenport for his handicap. All the while, a professional thief plans to rob the city of Minneapolis blind right before the Republican National Convention. Can Davenport protect his daughter and ensure the security of Minneapolis?

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