New Releases

May 2011- New Releases

The Sixth Man by David Baldacci.  Sean King and Michelle Maxwell dig into the past of an alleged serial killer, but the more they investigate, the harder it is to separate fact from fiction. Each new revelation pushes them to the limit, and this deadly case might be the one that leaves the duo permanently parted.

 

Once Upon a Time There Was You by Elizabeth Berg.  A beautiful story about the power of love and family, this new novel by the beloved, bestselling author of "The Last Time I Saw You" follows the journey of a couple who meet again after their divorce.

Red on Red by Edward Conlon.  The author of the award-winning, "New York Times"-bestselling memoir "Blue Bloods" delivers his first novel--the story of two NYPD detectives with radically different approaches to life and work. 

Drawing Conclusions: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Donna Leon.  Though there are some signs of a struggle, the medical examiner rules that a widow died of a heart attack. Brunetti can't shake the feeling that something or someone may have triggered her heart attack. With the help of Inspector Vianello and the ever-resourceful Signorina Elettra, perhaps Brunetti can get to the truth and find some measure of justice.

Treason at Lisson Grove by Anne Perry.  "New York Times"-bestselling author Perry delivers her first Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery in three years--a tale of high-stakes murder and conspiracy with a cast of characters as rich as the Victorian London Perry evokes.

The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly. Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home.

The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the American West and the Yukon Gold Rush by Howard Blum.  It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures – gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen –are now victims of their own success. They are heroes who’ve outlived their usefulness.
But then gold is discovered in Alaska and the adjacent Canadian Klondike and a new frontier suddenly looms - an immense unexplored territory filled with frozen waterways, dark spruce forests, and towering mountains capped by
glistening layers of snow and ice.

Bossypants by Tina Fey. On her way to becoming an award-winning superstar, Tina Fey struggled through some questionable haircuts, some after-school jobs, the rise of nachos as a cultural phenomenon, a normal childhood, a happy marriage and joyful motherhood. Now she can reflect on what she's learned: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life by Jillian Michaels.Imagine. Believe. Achieve.
Many self-help books offer a lot of new age platitudes and sappy mantras:
Just love yourself.
See the glass as half full.
Believe it and it will come.
Really? That’s not how it works, and you know it. A lifetime’s worth of struggle is not overturned in a small moment of positive thinking. But if you have the right attitude—attitude and skills—you can and will accomplish anything and everything you want. This book gives you both, attitude and action. By its end you will have all the tools you need to change your life. No hype. No false promises.

Salad As A Meal: Healthy Main-Dish Salads for Every Season by Patricia Wells. Wells, the grande dame of modern French cooking, is back with 150 original recipes for turning nature's best into delicious meals.