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Thursday, November 19, 2009

In Case You Haven't Noticed...

the gift-giving holidays are rapidly approaching. A book is always a great gift, but, if you're ordering your books online, you may want to preview them first before you purchase them. Come on down to the library and browse our new book shelves! We have all sorts of new titles, both fiction and nonfiction, that may make the perfect gift.

Here's a small sampling of the titles (all published in 2009) that were on the shelves yesterday (with short blurbs taken from the jacket flaps):

Bell, Gordon. Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything. [303.4834 BEL]
What if you could remember everything? Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell draw on experience from their MyLifeBits project at Microsoft Research to explain the benefits to come from an earthshaking and inevitable increase in electronic memories...
Bird, Larry, and Earvin Magic Johnson. When the Game was Ours. [796.323 BIR]
From the moment these two legendary players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle...
Brown, Sandra. Rainwater. [F BRO]
The year is 1934. With the country in the stranglehold of drought and economic depression, Ella Barron runs her Texas boardinghouse with an efficiency that ensures her life will be kept in balance...
Chabon, Michael. Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son. [B CHA]
A shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, and entire life in parts and pieces...
Kessler, Ronald. In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect. [363.283 KES]
Secret Service agents, acting as human surveillance cameras, observe everything that goes on behind the scenes in the president's inner circle...
Moerk, Christian. Darling Jim. [F MOE]
When two sisters and their aunt are found dead in their suburban Dublin home, it seems that the secret behind their untimely demise will never be known...

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