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Holiday books, other new releases on shelves now

Published: Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – New books have arrived at Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave.

Fiction: “How to Talk to a Widower,” by Jonathan Tropper; “The Perfect Hope: Inn Boonsboro Trilogy No. 3,” by Nora Roberts; “Jack Reacher’s Rules,” by Lee Child; “Flight Behavior,” by Barbara Kingsolver; “The Secret Keeper,” by Kate Morton (also in large print); “Peaches for Father Francis,” by Joanne Harris; “Back to Blood,” by Tom Wolfe; “Collateral,” by Ellen Hopkins.

“Poseidon’s Arrow: Dirk Pitt No. 22,” by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler; “Sins of the Mother,” by Danielle Steel (also in large print); “The Forgotten,” by David Baldacci; and “Sweet Tooth,” by Ian McEwan.

Mysteries: “The Sanctuary,” by Ted Dekker; “Return of the Thin Man,” by Dashiell Hammett; “Darkness Rising: East Salem Trilogy No. 2, “ by Lis Wiehl with Pete Nelson; “Notorious Nineteen: Stephanie Plum No. 19,” by Janet Evanovich; and “The Black Box: Harry Bosch No. 18,” by Michael Connelly.

Christian Fiction: “A Season for Tending,” by Cindy Woodsmall; “No Safe Harbor,” by Elizabeth Ludwig; “The Breath of Dawn,” by Kristen Heitzmann; “Brink of Chaos: The End No. 3,” by Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall; “A Season of Angels: Cape Light No. 13,” by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer; “Beyond the Storm: Quilts of Love No. 1,” by Carolyn Zane; and”A Wild Goose Chase Christmas: and Quilts of Love No. 2,” by Jennifer AlLee.

Science Fiction and Fantasy: “Supervolcano: Eruption,” by Harry Turtledove.

Nonfiction: “Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery,” by Nathaniel Philbrick; “Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, The Mob and the Battle for Los Angeles,” by Paul Lieberman; “Astronomy for Dummies,” by Stephen Maran, Ph.D; “This Old House: Easy Upgrades – Kitchens;” “Rod: The Autobiography,” by Rod Stewart; “The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis,” by David Coleman.

“Bruce (Springsteen),” by Peter Carlin; “Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand,” by William Mann; “Bond on Bond: Reflections on 50 Years of James Bond Movies,” by Roger Moore; “Year of Pies: A Seasonal Tour of Home-Baked Pies,” by Ashley English; “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” by Jon Meacham; “The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen,” by Rebecca Katz with Mat Edelson; “National Geographic: Space Atlas,” by James Trefil.

“Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine,” by Max Lucado; “The Digest Diet,” by Liz Vaccariello; “My Year in Meals/My Year in Cocktails,” by Rachael Ray and John Cusimano; “Silent No More: Victim 1’s Fight For Justice Against Jerry Sandusky,” by Aaron Fisher; “Still LoLo,” by Lauren Scruggs, the Scruggs family and Marcus Brotherton; “Life is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett,” by Tony Bennett; “Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit,” by J.R. Martinez; “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus,” by Paula Broadwell with Vernon Loeb; “Beautiful Dreamer: The Works of Lorado Taft,” by Lynn Young; “Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys,” by Kitty Kelley; and “The Things that Matter,” by Nate Berkus.

Christmas, Holiday Books: “The Little Amish Matchmaker,” by Linda Byler; “An Outlaw’s Christmas,” by Linda Lael Miller; “The 13th Day of Christmas,” by Jason Wright; “Better Homes and Gardens: Celebrate the Season 2012,” “Better Homes and Gardens: Christmas from the Heart” and “Better Homes and Gardens: Christmas Cooking from the Heart;” “Country Woman: Christmas 2012;” “2012 Taste of Home: Christmas;” “2012 Taste of Home: Holiday Celebrations.”

“A Wild Goose Chase Christmas,” by Jennifer AlLee; “Merry Christmas, Alex Cross,” by James Patterson (also in large print); “Angels at the Table,” by Debbie Macomber (also in large print); “Prayers of a Stranger: A Christmas Journey,” by Davis Bunn; and “My Kind of Christmas,” by Robyn Carr.

Large print: “Hostage,” by Elie Wiesel; “Wild Texas Rose,” by Jodi Thomas; “Better Than Chocolate,” by Sheila Roberts; and “Last to Die: Rizzoli & Isles No. 10,” by Tess Gerritsen.

There will be no book group meeting this month. For more information call the library at 815-284-7261.

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