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New books arrive in Dixon

Published: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – The library book group selection of the month at Dixon Public Library is “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitztgerald.

New books are:

Fiction: “The Silver Linings Playbook,” by Matthew Quick; “Fifty Shames of Earl Grey: A Parody,” by Fanny Merkin; “Pyg: The Memoirs of Toby, the Learned Pig – Ed.,” by Russell Potter (large print); “The Racketeer,” by John Grisham; “The Survivor,” by Greg Hurwitz; “The Bone Bed,” by Patricia Cornwell; “The Other Woman,” by Hank Phillippi Ryan; “An Irish Country Wedding,” by Patrick Taylor; “The Panther,” by Nelson DeMille; “Angels at the Table,” by Debbie Macomber; “Bared to You: Crossfire No. 1,” by Sylvia Day; “The Giving Quilt: Elm Creek Quilts No. 20,” by Jennifer Chiaverini; “The Sins of the Mother,” by Danielle Steel; and “The Stranger’s Child,” by Alan Hollinghurst.

Mystery: “Granddad, There’s a Head on the Beach,” by Colin Cotterill; “The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds: Isabel Dalhousie No. 9,” by Alexander McCall Smith; and “Opening Moves: Patrick Bowers Files No. 6,” by Steven James.

Christian fiction: “Finding Mercy: Home Valley Amish No. 3,” by Karen Harper; “A Sweethaven Homecoming,” by Courtney Walsh; “You Don’t Know Me,” by Susan May Warren; and “The Choice,” by Robert Whitlow.

Science fiction and fantasy: “Windhaven,” by George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle; and “The Twelve,” by Justin Cronin.

Nonfiction: Admired: 21 Ways to Double Your Value,” by Mark C. and Bonita S. Thompson; “Personal Kanban: Mapping Work, Navigating Live,” by Jim Benson and Tonianne Barry; “Uggie: My Story,” by Wendy Holden; “The Annotated Brothers Grimm – Ed.,” by Maria Tatar; “Prostrate Cancer and the Man You Love,” by Anne Katz; “Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew,” by Ellen Notbohm; “Antique Trader: Bottles Identification and Price Guide, 7th Edition,” by Michael Polak; “Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses and Tradition of Ancient Egypt,” by Geraldine Pinch; “Nolo’s Patent It Yourself Guide;” “The Smart Guide to Patents,” by Aaron Filler; “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge – Ed.,” by Joe Randazo; “The Crockin’ Girls Slow Cookin’ Companion,” by Nicole Sparks and Jenny Martwitz; “Fix-It and Forget-It PINK Cookbook for the Slow Cooker,” by Phyllis Good; “What Nurses Know ... Headaches,” by Wendy Cohan, RN; “Golden: How Rod Blagojevich Talked Himself Out of the Governor’s Office and Into Prison,” by Jeff Coen and John Chase; “Solar System: A Visual Exploration,” by Marcus Chown; “The Space Shuttle,” by Piers Bizony; “Gross America,” by Richard Faulk; “National Geographic’s Tales of the Weird: Unbelievable True Stories – Ed.,” by David Braun; “College Majors Handbook, Third Edition;” “Complete Beginner’s Woodcarving Workbook,”by Mary Guldan; “Big Book of Whittle Fun,” by Chris Lubkemann; “60 More Quick Baby Knits,” by Cascade Yarns; “This Old House Easy Upgrades: Built-Ins, Shelves and Storage;” “A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless,” by Danielle Steel; and “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves,” by Henry Wiencek.

Christmas, holiday: “Cake Pops – Holidays by Bakerella;” “A Winter Dream,” by Richard Paul Evans; “The Bridge,” by Karen Kingsbury; “A Christmas Garland,” by Anne Perry; “A Christmas Home,” by Greg Kincaid; “A Happy Trails Christmas,” by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans; “Christmas in Cornwall,” by Marcia Willett; and “A Fool’s Gold Christmas,” by Susan Mallery.

Dixon Public Library is at 221. S. Hennepin Ave.

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