American Artist

American Goal

Architectural Digest

Arizona Highways

Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel






Better Homes and Gardens

Body and Soul

Bon Appetit


Consumer Guide

Consumer Reports

Cooking Light

Cosmo Girl


Country Home

Creating Keepsakes

Decorating Spaces


Discovery Girls

Everyday with Rachael Ray

Family Handyman

Family Fun

Field and Stream


Golf Digest

Good Housekeeping

Guidepost Sweet 16

House Beautiful




Marie Claire

Martha Stewart Living

Memory Makers

Men?s Fitness

Mental Floss

Modern Bride



Motor Trend

Mountain Bike Action

NADA Official Guides

Older Used Cars

Official Used Car

National Geographic



O: At Home

O: The Oprah Magazine

Outdoor Photographer

Paper Crafts


PC Magazine


People en Espanol

Popular Mechanics

Popular Science


Readers Digest-Large Print

Ready Made

Real Simple

Rolling Stone

Runner?s World

Salt Lake City

Saturday Evening Post

Scrapbook Trends



Shape Magazine

Siempre Mujer

Signature Kitchens and Baths

Simple Scrapbooks


Sky and Telescope




Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated for Kids



Taste of Home

Teen Vogue

This Old House


Traditional Home

USA Today

US News and World Report

US Weekly

Weight Watchers Magazine

Wild Animal Baby


Your Big Backyard

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New Adult/General Fiction

A Few of our May 2010 Fiction Purchases:

Lion’s Heat (Fic Leigh)

“Jonas Wyatt takes responsibility for his personal assistant, Rachel, and her child whenhe discovers that Rachel is destined to become his mate.”

Crossing the Line (Fic Layton)

“After witnessing a triple homicide, an African-America woman is pursued by a killer, and finds herself falling in love with the white detective who has been assigned to protect her, in this emotionally-charge romance.”

Touched by an Alien (Fic Koch)

“Marketing manager Katherine “Kitty” Katt steps into the middle of a domestic dispute, but things get ugly when the man turns into a winged monster and goes on a killing spree. In the middle of the chaos a handsome hunk named Jeff Martini appears, sent by the “agency” to perform crowd control. He’s Kitty’s kind of guy, no matter what planet he’s from.”

Coming Home (Fic Stewart)

“After years of seclusion, widower and former FBI agent Grady Shields returns to St. Dennis, a quiet little town on the Chesapeake Bay.”

Savor the Moment (LP Roberts) Vol. 3

“Wedding baker Laurel McBane is surrounded by romance working at Vows wedding planning company with her best friends Parker, Emma, and Mac. But she’s too low-key to appreciate all the luxuries that their clients seem to long for. What she does appreciate is a strong, intelligent man, a man just like Parker’s older brother Delaney, on whom she’s had a mega-crush since childhood.”

Noelle (LP Palmer)

Desperado turned lawman, Jared had come home to Fort Worth, Texas, ready to leave his dangerous past behind. The green-eyed, feisty young woman his stepbrother had taken in wasn’t the gold digger Jared had expected. Far from it?the unconventional, innocent beauty needed his guidance to learn the ways of high society, a task he found surprisingly enjoyable.

Private Life (Fic Smiley)

“A stunning novel from the Pulitzer Prize winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman’s life, from the 1880s to World War II. Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He’s the most famous man their Missouri town has ever produced: a naval officer and an astronomer?a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margaret’s mother calls the match ‘a piece of luck.’ Yet Andrew confounds Margaret’s expectations from the moment their train leaves for his naval base in San Francisco, and soon she realizes that his devotion to science leaves little room for anything, or anyone, else. She stands by him through tragedies both personal and those they share with the nation. But as World War II approaches, Andrew’s obsessions take a darker turn, forcing Margaret to reconsider the life she’s so carefully constructed.”

Robin and Ruby (Fic Soehnlein)

“At twenty-years-old, Robin MacKenzie is waiting for his life to start. Then, one hot June weekend, Robin gets dumped by his boyfriend and quickly hits the road with his best friend George to find his teenaged sister, Ruby, who’s vanished from a party at the Jersey Shore. As their paths converge, Robin and Ruby confront the sadness of their shared past and rebuild the bonds that still run deep.”

The Three Weismanns of Westport (Fic Schine)

“The three Weissmanns of Westport are, specifically, Betty Weissmann, who has just been dumped by her husband of forty-eight years, and her two grown daughters, Miranda and Annie, who quite unexpectedly find themselves the middle-aged products of a broken home. When Betty is exiled from her elegant New York apartment by her husband’s mistress, the three women–whose lives are in varying states of disrepair and confusion–regroup in a small, run-down Westport, Connecticut, beach cottage owned by Betty’s wealthy and generous Cousin Lou.”

Dead in the Family (Fic Harris) Vol. 10

“The #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series- the basis for HBO’s True Blood-continues! After enduring torture and the loss of loved ones during the brief but deadly Faery War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she’s angry. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman. But he’s under scrutiny by the new Vampire King because of their relationship. And as the political implications of the Shifters coming out are beginning to be felt, Sookie’s connection to the Shreveport pack draws her into the debate. Worst of all, though the door to Faery has been closed, there are still some Fae on the human side-and one of them is angry at Sookie. Very, very angry…”

The Walk (Fic Evans)

“What would you do if you lost everything–your job, your home, and the love of your life–all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts. A bottle of pills in his hand and nothing left to live for, he plans to end his misery. Instead, he decides to take a walk. But not any ordinary walk. Taking with him only the barest of essentials, Al leaves behind all that he’s known and heads for the farthest point on his map: Key West, Florida. The people he encounters along the way, and the lessons they share with him, will save his life–and inspire yours.”

The Crystal City (Fic Card) Vol. 6

“In this world where “knacks” abound, Alvin, the seventh son of a seventh son, is a very special man indeed. He’s a Maker; he has the knack of understanding how things are put together, how to create them, repair them, keep them whole, or tear them down. He can heal hearts as well as bones, he build a house, he can calm the waters or blow up a storm. And he can teach his knack to others, to the measure of their own talent.”

 (Fic Kilpack)

“What begins as a holiday trip for amateur sleuth and cooking aficionado Sadie Hoffmiller and ber daughter, Breanna, turns into a bizarre mustery when they discover a dead body in the sittting room of an English manor. Breanna’s boyfriend, Liam, is heir to both the family title and the family estate of Southgate, where everyone seems to have a secret. . . or two. When the body in the sitting room disappears, Dadie and Breanna are stranded at the estate until the police can clear them to leave. With their departure delayed, they might as well solve the murder.”

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New Nonfiction

A Few of our May 2010 Non-Fiction Purchases:

The Imposter? (362.29 Kre)

The Imposter describes how the author, Kip Kreiling, transformed from a hardened juvenile criminal to a highly siccessful corporate executive, husband, and father. Through his journey, he discovered eight principles of himan transformation that will help anyone achieve their aspirations.”

Peace Is Not a Seamless Web (811 All)

A poetic examination of motivation and human social organization.

Amelia Earheart:This Broad Ocean (Y 920 Earheart)

The story of the famous aviator told in the graphic novel style.

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New Young Adult Fiction

A Few of our May 2010 Young Adult/Teen Purchases:

Green Witch (YA Hoffman)

“A year after her world was nearly destroyed, sixteen-year-old Green has become the one villagers turn to for aid, especially to record their stories, but Green will need the help of other women who, like herself, are believed to be witches if she is to find her best friend and her one true love.”

Something Like Fate (YA Colasanti)

“Lani and Jason, who is her best friend’s boyfriend, fall in love, causing Lani tremendous anguish and guilt.”

Little Miss Red (YA Palmer)

“Sixteen-year-old Sophie’s dream of meeting her soul mate during spring break in Florida seems to have come true, but she must determine if Jack is really the romantic hero he seems to be, or if ex-boyfriend Michael could be.”

Spells (YA Pike)

“Summoned to study at The Academy of Avalon, sixteen-year-old Laurel learns about the town with friend Tamani, while honing her long-forgotten skills as a Fall faerie in order to protect her human family and Avalon from trolls.”

Efrain’s Secret (YA Quintero)

“Ambitious high school senior and honor student Efrain Rodriguez makes some questionable choices in pursuit of his dream to escape the South Bronx and attend an Ivy League college.”

The Unwritten Rule (YA Scott)

“Petite and young-looking, seventeen-year-old Sarah has been best friends with the glamorous and seductive Brianna forever, but when she starts liking Brianna’s boyfriend, their friendship becomes precarious.”

Captain Justo from the Planet Is (YA Miller)

“Given command of the Isian, Marion Justo faces intrigue and disaster when he is plunged into an undiscovered space vortex and must gain the trust of terrestrials if he is to avoid destruction.”

The Necromancer (YA Scott) Vol. 4

Volume Four in the stunning series “The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.”

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Fancy Tickles–Humorous Books

  • Eeyore’s Gloomy Little Instruction Book
     (818 Mil)
  • Humor is Tremendous
     (808.88 Jon)
  • Encyclopedia of American Humor
     (817 Nil)
  • The Signet Book of American Humor 
    (817 Sig)
  • Southern Fried Divorce
     (306.89 Con)
  • Our Dumb Century 
    (817 Oni)
  • Kilroy was Here 
    (940.53 Osg)
  • The Onion’s Finest News Reports 
    (817 Oni)
  • Jay Leno’s Headlines
     (817 Len)
  • Dave Barry Talks Back 
    (817 Bar)
  • Paul Harvey For What It’s Worth
     (818 Har)
  • Southern By the Grace of God 
    (817 Gri)
  • Non Campus Mentis: World History According to College Students
    (817 Hen)
  • The World’s All-Time Best Collection of Good Clean Jokes 
    (808.88 Phi)
  • Tough Call: Hard-Hitting Phone Pranks
     (817 Loe)
  • Downsize This! 
    (817 Moo)

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Vampire Addiction–YA

Vampire Kisses Series (YA Schreiber)

Vampire Kisses: The Beginning

Vampire Kisses 2: Kissing Coffins

Vampire Kisses 3: Vampireville

Vampire Kisses 4: Dance with a Vampire

Vampire Kisses 5: The Coffin Club

The Vampire Diaries (YA Smith)

The Awakening/The Struggle

The Fury/Dark Reunion

The Vampire Academy Series (YA Mead)

Vampire Academy 


Blood Promise

Shadow Kiss

The Vampire Plagues Series (YA Rook)

The Vampire Plagues–Paris 1850 

The Vampire Plagues–London 1850

The Vampire Plagues–Mexico 1850 

The Saga of Darren Shan (YA Shan)

Trilogy One: Vampire Blood

Cirque Du Freak

The Vampire’s Assistant

Tunnels of Blood

Trilogy Two: Vampire Rites

Vampire Mountain

Trials of Death

The Vampire Prince

Trilogy Three: Vampire War

Hunters of the Dusk

Allies of the Night

Killers of the Dawn

Trilogy Four: Vampire Destiny

The Lake of Souls

Lord of the Shadows

Sons of Destiny

Colby Blanchard Series (YA Robar)

Braced 2 Bite

Dating 4 Demons

Fangs 4 Freaks

The Chronicles of Vladmir Tod (YA Brewer)

Eighth Grade Bites

Ninth Grade Slays

Tenth Grade Bleeds

My Sister the Vampire Series (YA Mercer)





Vampire’s Promise (YA Cooney)

Deadly Offer

Evil Returns

Fatal Bargain

The Darkangel Trilogy (YA Pierce)

The Darkangel

A Gathering of Gargoyles

The Pearl of the Soul of the World

The Blue Bloods Series (YA De La Cruz)

The Van Alen Legacy



Blue Bloods

The House of Night (YA Cast)







The Icemark Chronicles (YA Hill)

The Cry of the Icemark

Blade of Fire

Last Battle of the Icemark

The Sorceress 
(Summer 2010)

Vampire High 
(YA Rees)

(YA Anderson)

Seven Strange and Ghostly Tales 
(YA Jacques)

(YA Hautman)

(YA Cary)

My Swordhand is Singing
 (YA Sedgwick)

Midnight Predator
 (YA Atwater-Rhodes)

Shattered Mirror
 (YA Atwater-Rhodes)

Night Road 
(YA Jenkins)

Dangerous Girls 
(YA Stine)

Goodnight Kiss 
(YA Stine)

(YA Smith)

Good Ghouls Do 
(YA Kenner)

Boys that Bite 
(YA Mancusi)

(YA Westerfield)

Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side 
(YA Fantaskey)

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Fairy Tales Told and Retold

  • Beauty (YA McKinley)
  • Rose Daughter (YA McKinley)
  • Spindle’s End(YA McKinley)
  • Wildwood Dancing(YA Mariller)
  • The Goose Girl (YA Hale)
  • Swan Sister (JI Swan)
  • Arabian Nights(JI Lattimore)
  • A Treasury of Princesses (J398.2 Cli)
  • Shadow Spinner(YA Fletcher)
  • A Curse as Dark as Gold (YA Bunce)
  • Snow White and Rose Red (YA Wrede)
  • Princess of the Midnight Ball (YA George)

All titles by E.D. Baker (JI Baker)

  • The Frog Princess
  • Once Upon a Curse
  • The Dragon Princess
  • Dragon’s Breath
  • No Place for Magic
  • Wings

All titles by Gail Carson Levine (JI Levine and YA Levine)

  • The Fairy’s Return
  • The Fairy’s Mistake
  • Cinderellis and the Glass Hill
  • The Princess Test
  • Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Fairest
  • The Two Princesses of Bamarre

All titles under YA Once:

  • The Storyteller’s Daughter
  • Before Midnight
  • The Rose Bride
  • The Crimson Thread
  • Belle
  • Water Song
  • Sunlight and Shadow
  • Beauty Sleep
  • Wild Orchid
  • Midnight Pearls
  • The Night Dance

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Series Filled with Adventure–Especially for Boys

Ranger’s Apprentice (YA Flanagan)

  1. The Ruins of Gorlan
  2. The Burning Bridge
  3. The Icebound Land
  4. Battle for Skandia
  5. Sorcerer of the North
  6. The Seige of Macindaw
  7. Erik’s Ransom

Dragonback Adventure (YA Zahn)

  1. Dragon and Thief
  2. Dragon and Soldier
  3. Dragon and Slave
  4. Dragon and Herdsman

The Black Cauldron (JI Alexander)

  1. The Book of Three
  2. The Black Cauldron
  3. The Castle of Llyr
  4. Taran Wanderer
  5. The High King

(YA Turner)

  1. The Thief
  2. Queen of Attolia
  3. King of Attolia

Percy Jackson and the Olympians (YA Riordan)

  1. The Lightning Thief
  2. The Sea of Monsters
  3. The Titan’s Curse
  4. The Battle of the Labyrinth
  5. The Last Olympian
  • The Demigod Files

The Lost Years of Merlin

  1. The Lost Years of Merlin
  2. The Seven Songs of Merlin
  3. The Fires of Merlin
  4. The Mirror of Merlin
  5. The Wings of Merlin

Pendragon (YA McHale)

  1. The Merchant of Death
  2. The Lost City of Faar
  3. The Never War
  4. The Reality Bug
  5. Black Water
  6. The River of Zadaa
  7. The Quillian Games
  8. The Pilgrims of Rayne
  9. Raven Rise
  10. The Soldiers of Halla

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Definitively English Reads You Can’t Help Loving

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Fic Shaffer)

Wuthering Heights (Fic Bronte)

North and South (Fic Gaskell)

Cranford (BCD Gaskell)

Northanger Abbey (Fic Austen)

The Remains of the Day (Fic Ishiguro)

The Secret Garden (JI Burnett)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (JI Rowling)

Black Beauty (JI Sewell)

All Creatures Great and Small (920 Herriot)

Dracula (Fic Stoker)

Kidnapped (YA Stevenson)

Lord Peter (Fic Sayers)

Winnie-the-Pooh (JI Milne)

Little Dorrit (Fic Dickens)

Austenland (YA Hale)

The Valley of Secrets (JI Hussey)

Neverwhere (Fic Gaiman)

Cold Comfort Farm (Fic Gibbons)

A Little Princess (JI Burnett)

Petals in the Ashes (YA Hooper)

The Moonstone (Fic Collins)

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