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Vampires, police detectives, big families at Wadena Library

Below are listed some of the new titles we have received this past month.



"Revelations" - Melissa DeLaCruz. Have you ever wondered what secrets lurk behind the closed doors of New York City's wealthiest families? They're powerful, they're famous ... they're undead. Schuyler Van Alen's blood legacy has just been called into question -- is the young vampire in fact a Blue Blood, or is it the sinister Silver Blood that runs through her veins? As controversy swirls, Schuyler is left stranded in the Force household, trapped under the same roof as her cunning nemesis, Mimi Force, and her forbidden crush, Jack Force. When one of the Gates of Hell is breached by Silver Bloods in Rio de Janeiro, however, the Blue Bloods will need Schuyler on their side. The stakes are high; the battle is bloody; and through it all, Carnavale rages on. And in the end, one vampire's secret identity will be exposed in a revelation that shocks everyone.

"The Traffickers" - W.E.B. Griffin. Just as with his remarkable military novels, millions of readers have been captured by the rich characters and vivid realism of W. E. B. Griffin's police dramas. "Griffin has the knack," wrote The Philadelphia Inquirer. "He sets his novel before you in short, fierce, stop-for-nothing scenes. Before you know it, you've gobbled it up." Homicide Sergeant Matthew Payne is used to murder, but lately there's been an awful lot of it in Philadelphia. A gangland shooting in a popular tourist location has left six dead, most of them innocent bystanders, and days later the body of a headless Latina turns up in the Schuykill River. Everybody assumes they're not related, but Payne can't shake the hunch that there's something more to it -- and that hunch leads him far from the City of Brotherly Love to the Texas-Mexico border. There, he finds a world where the lines of law and order are murkier than he ever imagined possible, and the daily question is "O Plato o Plomo?" Silver or lead. Cash or death.

"Return to Sullivan's Island" - Dorothea Frank. Frank (Sullivan's Island) creates a world in which aspiring writer Beth Hayes, whose chirpy internal monologues and quiet uncertainties make her easily endearing, is as much a character as the house she lives in. After graduating from college in Boston, Beth returns to the South to spend a year house-sitting her family's home, Island Gamble, while her mother, Susan, visits Paris. Frank's portrayal of a large and complicated family is humorous and precise: there's Susan, adoring and kind; Aunt Maggie, a stickler for manners; twin aunts Sophie and Allison, who run an exercise-and-vitamin empire; and uncles Timmy and Henry, the latter of whom has ties to Beth's trust fund. Frank's lovable characters occasionally stymie her pace; there's almost no room left for Beth's friends or her love affairs with sleazy Max Mitchell and cherubic Woody Morrison, though these become important later on. Frank is frequently funny, and she weaves in a dark undercurrent that incites some surprising late-book developments.

New Adult Fiction

"Best Friends Forever" - Jennifer Weiner

"Chosen to Die" - Lisa Jackson

"Hard and Fast" - Erin McCarthy

"Most Wanted" - Sasha White

"Riding on Instinct" - Jaci Burton

"Riding Temptation" - Jaci Burton

"Riding Wild" - Jaci Burton

"That Certain Spark" - Cathy Hake

"The Apostle" - Brad Thor

"The Girl Who Played with Fire" - Stieg


"Winter Harvest Handbook" - Eliot Cole-



"By His Own Rules" - Bradley Graham

"Emeril at the Grill" - Emeril Lugasse

"Justice at Guantanamo" - Dristiine A. Huskey

"Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express" - Mark Bittman

"Family Garden" - Editor, Emma Callery

"Magnificent Desolation" - Buzz Aldrin

"Organizing Solutions for People with ADD" - Susan C.


"Reset How This Crises Can Restore our Values & Renew

America" - Kurt Andersen

"Saving Freedom" - Jim Demint

"The Accidental Guerrilla" - David Kilkullo

"The Backyard Homestad" - Carleen Madigan

"The Defector" - D. Silua

"The Slippery Year" - Melanie Gideon

"The State of Jones" - Sally Jenkins, John Stauffer

"The Waxman Report" - Henry Waxman

"We Two Victoria and Albert" - Gillian Gill

"What the Heck are You up to Mr. President" - Devin Matt-


Large Print Fiction

"A Love for all Time" - Dorothy Garlock

"A Rogue of My Own" - J. Lindsey

"Accidental Lawman" - Jill Landes

"Below Zero" - C. J. Box

"Ceremony in Death" - J. D. Robb

"Dead and Alive Frankenstein" - Koontz

"Diamond in the Rough" - C. Palmer

"Dying for Mercy" - Mary J. Clark

"Gold of Kings" - Davis Bunn

"Hawks Way" - Joan Johnston

"Roadside Crosses" - Jeffrey Deaver

"The Moon Looked Down" - Dorothy Garlock

"Word of Honor" - Terri Blackstock


Junior Fiction

"Hunter Brown & The Secret of the Shadow" - The Miller


"Nancy Drew - Model Menace" - Keene

"Magic Kitten Moonlight Mischief" - Sue Bentley

"Notes From the Dog" - Gary Paulson

"Boxcar Children Vampire Mystery" - Warner

"Warriors Book III Eclipse" - Erin Hunter

Junior Non Fiction

"123 I Can Make Prints" - Luxbacher

"Abigal Adams" - Biography

"Ask Me Anything Every You Ever Wanted to Know"

"Asking About Sex and Growing Up" - Joanna Cole

"Barack Obama: Out of Many One" - Shana Corey

"Bedroom Makeover Crafts"


"Girls' Book of Excellence"

"One Kansas Farmer A Kansas Number Book" - Devin &

Corey Scillian

"The Everything Football Book" - Greg Jacoby

"The Everything Kids' Soccer Book" - Deborah Crisfield

"The Everything Kids' Spelling Book" - Shelley Galloway

"Thomas Edison" - Biography


"Barbie and the 3 Musketeers" - Mankong

"Boys' Book of Greatness"

"IronMan Armored Adventures" - Shealy

"Monster Made" - Shana Corey

"Putter & Tabby Spill the Beans" - Cynthia Rylant

"Thomas & Friends Stuck in the Mud" - Awdry

"Tinker Bell & The Lost Treasure" - Lagonegro

"Toy Story 2 - Friends Forever" - Lagonegro


"Draw Me a Star" - Eric Carle

"I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato" - L. Child

"Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom" - Molly Reisner

"The Scarecrow's Dance" - Jane Yolen


"The Alzheimer's Project"

"Solutions for High Blood Pressure"


"Baby Sitters Club"

"Bad News Bears"

"Michael Jackson: The Trial & Triumph of the King of



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