Adult Fiction 4th of July, by James Patterson Absurdistan, by Gary Shteyngart Angels and Demons, by Dan Brown The Art of Detection, by Laurie R. King At Risk, by Patricia D. Cornwell - A Massachusetts state investigator applies DNA and other forensic techniques to a cold murder case; written as a serial for the The New York Times Magazine. Baby Proof, by Emily Giffin Beach Road, by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge - An East Hampton lawyer becomes involved in a highly publicized trial that pits locals against the super-rich. Black Swan Green, by David Mitchell Blue Shoes and Happiness, by Alexander McCall Smith The Book of the Dead, by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child - The final volume of a trilogy involoving Secret Agent Aloysius Pendergast of the FBI and his criminal brother. The Bookwoman's Last Fling, by John Dunning The Cold Moon, by Jeffery Deaver - The forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme tracks a serial killer who calls himself the Watchmaker. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown *MOVIE Danse Macabre (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter), by Laurell K. Hamilton Dark Harbor, by Stuart Woods Dead Watch, by John Sandford - A political operative investigates the murder of a former senator. The Devil Wears Prada: A Novel, by Lauren Weisberger *MOVIE Digging to America, by Anne Tyler - Two families, one of them, one of them Iranian-American, become involoved with each other when both adopt baby girls from Korea. Elements of Style, by Wendy Wasserstein Everyman, by Philip Roth The Foreign Correspondent: A Novel, by Alan Furst Full of Grace, by Dorothea Benton Frank The Hard Way, by Lee Child - When his wife is kidnapped, a man who deals in illegal soldiers turns to the former military cop Jack Reacher. The Husband, by Dean Koontz - A man whose wife is kidnapped has 60 hours to come up with a huge ransom. I Say a Little Prayer, by E. Lynn Harris Killer Dreams, by Iris Johansen - A researcher battles the head of a pharmaceutical company who has perverted a technology she invented in order to turn people into zombies. Killer Instinct, by Joseph Finder The King of Lies, by John Hart The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini The Last Templar, by Raymond Khoury Life of Pi, by Yann Martel The Man of My Dreams, by Curtis Sittenfeld The Man from Stone Creek, by Linda Lael Miller The Night Watch, by Sarah Waters The Poe Shadow, by Matthew Pearl Promise Me, by Harlan Coben The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran The Rapture, by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins - The third prequel to the "Left Behind" series. *MOVIE The Saboteurs (Men at War), by W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV - Another volume of the "Men at War" series about OSS agents during World War II. The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd Shanks for Nothing, by Rick Reilly The Stolen Child: A Novel, by Keith Donohue Suite Francaise, by Irene Nemirovsky, Sandra Smith (Translator) Takedown, by Brad Thor Telegraph Days, by Larry McMurtry - A romantic spoof of the Old West from the author of "Lonesome Dove". The Templar Legacy, by Steve Berry The Tenth Circle, by Jodi Picoult Terrorist, by John Updike - A New Jersey high school boy falls under the sway of an imam. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee Twelve Sharp, by Janet Evanovich Two Little Girls in Blue, by Mary Higgins Clark The Whole World Over, by Julia Glass
Adult Non-Fiction American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century, by Kevin Phillips Beyond Band of Brothers, by Dick Winters with Cole C. Kingseed The Big Bam, by Leigh Montville Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell - The author of "The Tipping Point" explores the importance of hunch and instinct to the workings of the mind. Cesar's Way, by Cesar Millan A Death in Belmont, Sebastian Junger The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, by Erik Larson Dispatches From the Edge, by Anderson Cooper - The CNN correspondent describes a year of covering the tsunami in Sri Lanka, the war in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina. Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings, by Tyler Perry - Musings on life from the man behind "Diary of a Mad Black Woman." *MOVIE Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, by Don Miguel Ruiz Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levill, Stephen J. Dubner - A maverick scholar applies economic thinking to everything from sumo wrestlers who cheat to legalized abortion and the falling crime rate. Good to Great, by Jim Collins The Great Deluge, by Douglas G. Brinkley The Great Transformation, by Karen Armstrong Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, by Jared Diamond Heat, Bill Buford I Had the Right to Remain Silent...But I Didn't Have the Ability, by Ron White In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote Left to Tell, by Immaculee Ilibagiza with Steve Erwin Lies at the Altar, by Robin Smith Manhunt: The Twelve Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, by James L. Swanson Marley & Me, by John Grogan - A newspaper columnist and his wife learn some life lessons from their neurotic dog. Mayflower, by Nathaniel Philbrick - How America began, from the author of "In the Heart of the Sea". Miracle in the Andes, by Nando Parrado Mockingbird, by Charles J. Shields My Life in France, by Julia Child - How Julia Child mastered the art of French cooking: a memoir. Possible Side Effects, by Augusten Burroughs A Short Guide to a Happy Life, by Anna Quindlen Sonoma Diet, by Connie Guttersen, et al. The Tao of Willie, Willie Nelson, Turk Pipkin Team of Rivals, by Doris Kearns Goodwin The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell What to Eat, by Marion Nestle Wisdom of Our Fathers, by Tim Russert - The host of "Meet the Press" presents readers' letters about their fathers in response to his book "Big Russ and Me." The World is Flat, by Thomas L. Friedman - A columnist for the The New York Times analyzes 21st-century economics and foreign policy. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion
Youth Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko The Book Thief, by Markud Zusak - In Nazi Germany, a girl saves books from book-burnigns and shares them with the Jewish man hididng in her basement. Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett Eldest, by Christopher Paolini - Eragon in the land of elves; Book 2 in the Inheritance trilogy. Eragon, by Christopher Paolini - A boy and a young dragon must navigate a bewildering world of dark powers. *MOVIE Flush, by Carl Hiaasen- To free his father from jail, Noah must catch a casino owner whose boat is polluting the Florida Keys. Heat, by Mike Lupica Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen - Trying to solve a mystery, a boy newly arrived in Florida encounters bizarre people. *MOVIE Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke Maximum Ride: School's Out - Forever, by James Patterson- Who's trying to kill Max and his flying friends? The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo - A rabbit made of china learns about love and loss. The Penderwicks, by Jeanne Birdsall - On vacation, four sisters befriend a local boy to the dismay of his snobbish mother. Small Steps, by Louis Sachar The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo - A mouse, a rat, and a simple servant girl embark on a magical journey. The Truth About Forever, by Sarah Dessen The Wright 3, by Blue Balliett - Petra and Calder have to solve a mystery about Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House; a sequel to "Chasing Vermeer."
Children's Illustrated Books Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin ,Eric Carle Fancy Nancy, by Jane O'Connor - A glamour girl dresses her family up and takes them out on the town. Good Night Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown Lily's Big Day, by Kevin Henkes - Guess who wants to be the flower girl at Mr. Slinger's wedding? The Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper Oh, the Places You'll Go!, by Dr. Seuss Olivia, by Ian Falconer - The antic adventures of a precocious pig. Olivia Forms a Band, by Ian Falconer Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak Zen Shorts, by Jon J. Muth - Stillwater the giant panda tells classic Zen tales to his young neighbors.
Children and Youth Fiction Series Alex Rider Adventures, by Anthony Horowitz - A boy spy follows in his father's footprints. Charlie Bone, by Jenny Nimmo - A king's descendants learn magic at Bloor's Academy. The Clique, by Lisi Harrison Junie B. Jones, Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus, Illustrator Harry Potter, by J. K. Rowling - A boy wizard hones his skills and battles evil at Hogwarts. *MOVIE Magic Tree House, Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca, Illustrator - Children travel to the past in a spinning tree house. Pendragon, D. J. Machale - A teenage boy travels through time and space. A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket - The adventures of the Baudelaire siblings. *MOVIE The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, by Ann Brashares - Four friends share magical pants. *MOVIE Warriors: The New Prophecy, by Erin W. Hunter
This is the third week into the CMRLS summer library programs! You still have a chance to see "The Snakeman", Inky the Clown, Chuck Galey, Wattsup Jams, storytelling, and so much more! Take a look at the online calendar or read an online copy of What's Happening @ your library on the library home page. The online calendar can be searched by age group or library branch, making it easy to find a program suited for your family at the branch nearest to you.
For some "Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales" fun on the internet, go to the summer fun page to visit zoos online, print pictures to color, and find interesting animal facts! Pictures of the summer programs are posted on the site as soon as they come in!
I'm sorry, due to a recent system upgrade the hyperlinks to the CMRLS online catalog created before May 26, 2006 no longer are working. Future hyperlinks will work until the next upgrade! The hyperlink will open a window to the online catalog. You may type the name of the book you are looking for in the search box and still get to the information. I'm sorry for this inconvenience.