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Looking for a new Thriller to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Mandarin Gate

Mandarin Gate by Eliot Pattison - Inspector Shan "navigates the explosive political and religious landscape of Tibet."

Cold City: Repairman Jack: The Early Years by F. Paul Wilson - The first of three Repairman Jack prequels





Looking for new Science Fiction to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Ghost Planet

Ghost Planet by Sharon Lynn Fisher - "Psychologist Elizabeth Cole prepared for the worst when she accepted a job on a newly discovered world--a world where every colonist is tethered to an alien who manifests in the form of a dead loved one."
Bowl of Heaven by Gergory Benford and Larry Niven - "a human expedition to another star system is jeopardized by an encounter with an astonishingly immense artifact in interstellar space: a bowl-shaped structure half-englobing a star, with a habitable area equivalent to many millions of Earths…and it’s on a direct path heading for the same system as the human ship."








Looking for a new Mystery to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Holiday Buzz

Holiday Buzz: a Coffeehouse Mystery by Cleo Coyle - "Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice..."
And Then You Dye: A Needlecraft Mystery by Monica Ferris - "Betsy is a natural-born yarnsmith—so it’s only fitting that some of her favorite items to stock come from the dye-works of Hailey Brent... expensive, but well worth it. Unfortunately, someone thinks they’re worth killing for."




Looking for Poetry to read? Check out these New Titles!

This Morning by Michael Ryan
A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Gluck
The Poems of Octavio Paz
Bewilderment by David Ferry

Looking for a new Fantasy to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Still Life with Shape-Shifter by Sharon Shinn
Red Country by Joe Abercrombie
Ironskin by Tina Connolly
Redoubt by Mercedes Lackey


Fiction set at Christmas-time: Romance, Inspirational, and Mystery

The Bridge by Karen Kingsbury
A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans
A Fool's Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery
Mischief and Mistletoe by Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, and more
Together for Christmas by Lisa Plumley

Last Chance Christmas by Hope Ramsay
What Happens at Christmas by Victoria Alexander
My Kind of Christmas by Robyn Carr
Twelfth Night Secrets by Jane Feather Read more

Looking for new Fiction to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Jennifer Johnson is sick of being marriedJennifer Johnson is sick of being married by Heather McElhatton ~ "Brash and funny" ~ Star Tribune
If only love was as simple as... a walk in the park by Jill Mansell
the shortest way home by Juliette Fay ~ "a novel full of humor and hope for finding yourself where you least expected"
The Confidant by Helene Gremillon ~ "secrets can't be kept forever"

Looking for a new Mystery to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds by Alexander McCall Smith
The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen
Dead Ends by Sandra Balzo
Faithful Unto Death by Stephanie Jaye Evans
Eleven Pipers Piping by C.C. Benison
Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller
A Question of Identity by Susan Hill