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Page turners, page burners at the library



• "Kisser" - Stuart Woods. At the start of best-seller Woods's entertaining 17th Stone Barrington novel (after "Loitering with Intent"), the handsome New York lawyer smoothly picks up Carrie Cox, an aspiring actress who's recently moved from Georgia to New York City, at Elaine's, his favorite Manhattan restaurant. As usual, every beautiful woman Barrington encounters pursues him, including Carrie, art gallery assistant Rita Gammage, U.S. attorney Tiffany Baldwin, and mentally unstable Dolce Bianci, to whom he was once briefly married. In spite of all the female attentions, Barrington manages to shield Carrie from her ex-husband, protect young heiress Hildy Parsons from a con artist/drug dealer, and plot to take down Ponzi scammer Sig Larsen. Too crafty to let Barrington sail unscathed through encounters with women or criminals, Woods devises plenty of snarls to provoke laughs and keep the action interesting in a series that excels at playing out male fantasies.

• "Sizzle" - Julie Garwood. Lyra Prescott, a Los Angeles film student, is closing in on graduation and facing important decisions about her future. She's already been offered a job at her hometown TV station, an opportunity that could ultimately launch her dream career as a film editor. But heading back home would also mean dealing with her overprotective brothers, social-climbing mother, and eccentric grandmother. Unsure of her future, Lyra dives into work on her final school assignment: a documentary transformed by a twist of fate into a real-life horror film.

After she unwittingly captures a shocking crime on camera, a rash of mysterious, treacherous incidents convince Lyra that she's trapped in a sinister scenario headed for a violent ending. Running scared, she turns to her best friend, Sidney Buchanan, whose connections bring dauntless and devilishly handsome FBI agent Sam Kincaid into Lyra's life. As the noose of deadly intrigue tightens and the feelings between them deepen, Lyra and Sam must place their faith in each other's hands -- and stand together against the malevolent forces about to break loose.

• "The Wolf at the Door" - S. Higgins. In bestseller Higgins's exciting 17th Sean Dillon thriller (after "A Darker Place"), Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin is behind a plot to kill Dillon and other members of the British prime minister's private intelligence army as payback for their being such a thorn in his side over the years. In London, Gen. Charles Ferguson, who's just left a late-night meeting of Commonwealth ministers, is walking toward his car when it explodes, killing his driver. In New York City, Maj. Harry Miller, who's in the U.S. to attend a U.N. meeting, goes for a stroll in Central Park, where he neatly turns the tables on a hired hit man. Extensive flashbacks explain how the attacks on each of the marked men evolved, with much space devoted to the chief assassin, Daniel Holley. Higgins provides a more cerebral story than usual, but he doesn't stint on action. Though most of the plot threads tie up nicely, the ending makes clear that readers will be seeing Holley again.


(May be used in library only)

"The World Almanac and Book of Facts"

"World Almanac for Kids"


"Complete Idiots Guide to Buddhism"

"Denialism" - Michael Specter

"Disconnecte1d Kids: Achieve Results at Home Without Drugs" - Dr. Robert Melillo

"How to Prepare for the SAT" - Sharon Weiner Green and Ira K. Wolf

"Speech - Less Tales of a White House Survivor"

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars Slaves of the Republic"

"Stones into Schools" - Greg Mortensen

"The Pioneer Woman Cooks" - Ree Drummond

"When the Game Was Ours" - Bird & Johnson

Large Print Fiction

"A Matter of Class" - Mary Balogh

"Death of a Valentine" - M. C. Beaton

"Fired Up" - Jayne Ann Krentz

"La's Orchestra Saves the World" - Alexander McCall-Smith

"Not My Daughter" - Barbara Delinsky

"Once in a Blue Moon" - Eileen Goudge

"Portrait in Death" - J. D. Robb

"Purity in Death" - J. D. Robb

"Pursuit of Honor" - Vince Flynn

"Rhino Ranch" - McMurtry

"Shattered" - Joan Johnston

"Sizzle" - Julie Garwood

"Snow Angels" - Fern Michaels

"The Christmas List" - Richard Paul Evans

"The Maverick" - Diana Palmer

"U is for Undertow" - Sue Grafton

"Vanishing Act" - F. Michaels

Large Print Non Fiction


Junior Fiction

"Goosebumps: A Night in Terror Tower" - R. L. Stine

"Magic Treehouse/ Leprechaun in Late Winter" - Mary Pope Osborne

"Magic Treehouse/ Leprechauns and Irish Folklore" - Mary Pope Osborne

"Nancy Drew - Green Eyed Monstor" - Carolyn Keene

"Magic Kitten Sparkling Steps" - Sue Bently

"Princess Hamali and the Little Black Kitten" - Vivian French

"The Tiara Club at Pearl Palace" - Vivian French

"Warriors - Long Shadows, Book 3" - Erin Hunter

"Woods Runner" - Gary Paulsen

Junior Non Fiction

"Barack Obama" - Biography

"Harriet Tubman" - Biography

"Star Wars, Clone Wars The Colossus of Destiny" - Graphic Novel

"The Everything Kids Baseball Book" - Greg Jacobs


"Barbie in a Mermaid Tale" - Webster

"Beck's Bunny Secret" - Tennant Redbank

"Big Friend Little Friend" - Melissa Lagenergo

"Bunny Racy" - Mac Carone

"I Spy I Love You" - Jean Margollo

"Let Me Hold You Longer" - Karen Kingsbury

"Ruby Bridges Goes to School" - True Story


"An Egret's Day" - Jane Yolen

"Brownie and Pearl Step Out" - Rylant

"Calling all Cars"

"Eye of the Fry Cook-SpongeBob" - David

"Goodnight Grandma" - Washburn

"Noah's Bark" - Stephen Krensky

Books on CDs

"Living Dead in Dallas" - Charlaine Harris

"Vanishing Act" - Jodi Picoult


"Angels and Demons"

"Julie and Julia"

"Knut and Friends"

"Live From Durham Cathedral"

"Minnesota Coke and the Search for Noah's Umbrella"

"Monkey Mischief: More Fund With Dexter and Able"

"Public Enemies"

"Rock n Roll Hall of Fame"

"Sting: A Winter's Night"

"Swing Vote"

"Vikings 5 Greatest Games"

"Where God Left His Shoes"

Music CDs

The Beatles - "Let It Be," "Please Please Me," "Help!" "Rubber Soul," "A Hard Day's Night"

"December" - George Winston

"Minnesota's Ordinarily Unsung Concert" - F. Lisa Korenne

"When All Is Said and Done" - Robert Segovia


Sunday: Closed

Monday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.