New Arrivals: November 2012

The Modoc County Library has added the following new titles to

its Collection.  Check it out!   

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NEW TITLES:  November 2012

[(**) Donation; (&&) Gift from Friends of the Modoc County Library; (XX) Gift; (##) Memorial donation; ($$) North State Cooperative Library System gift]    


Thomas Kinkade: A Christmas to remember. (**)

Richard North Patterson: Fall from grace. (**)

Sherryl Woods: An O’Brien family Christmas. (&&)


William W. Johnstone: A lone star Christmas.


Sharon Astyk: Depletion and abundance: Life on the new home front. (640 Astyk) (**)

Lynn Austin: All things new. (**)

Glenn Beck: The Christmas sweater. (**)

Jim Butcher: Side jobs: Stories from the Dresden files. (**)

Clive Cussler: Poseidon’s arrow. (A Dirk Pitt novel) (**)

Clive Cussler: The storm. (A Kurt Austin adventure – A novel from the NUMA files) (&&)

Clive Cussler: The tombs. (A Fargo adventure) (**)

Nelson DeMille: The panther. (&&)

Janet Evanovich: Love in a nutshell. (**)

Ken Follett: Winter of the world. (Century trilogy – Book 2) (&&)

Tom Franklin: Crooked letter, crooked letter. (**)

Jaimy Gordon: Lord of misrule. (**)

John Grisham: The racketeer. (&&)

Laurell K. Hamilton: Bullet. (An Anita Blake, vampire hunter novel) (**)

Chris Heimerdinger: A return to Christmas. (**)

Alice Hoffman: The dovekeepers. (&&)

Iris Johansen: Close your eyes. (**)

Iris Johansen: Sleep no more. (An Eve Duncan novel) (&&)

John B. Keane: Irish stories for Christmas. (**)

Kate Kingsbury: Shrouds of holly. (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel mystery) (**)

Jayne Ann Krentz: In too deep. (An Arcane Society novel – The Looking Glass Trilogy – Book 1) (**)

Jean Kwok: Girl in translation. (**)

Beverly Lewis: The fiddler. (Home to Hickory Hollow ) (**)

Eric Van Lustbader: Last snow. (**)

Debbie Macomber: Midnight sons. (Vol. 3) (**)

Linda Lael Miller: A lawman’s Christmas. (A McKettricks of Texas novel) (**)

John Mortimer: A Rumpole Christmas. (**)

Michael Ondaatje: The cat’s table. (&&)

Nora Roberts: The next always. (The Inn Boonsboro trilogy – Book 1) (&&)

Danielle Steel: Hotel Vendome. (&&)

Patrick Taylor: An Irish country Christmas. (**)

Patrick Taylor: An Irish country wedding. (&&)

Robin White: Typhoon. (**)


Sarah Andrews: A fall in Denver. (An Em Hansen mystery) (**)

Ace Atkins: Crossroad Blues. (A Nick Travers novel) (**)

Michael Brandman: Robert B. Parker's Fool me twice. (**)

Emily Brightwell: Mrs. Jeffries and the feast of St. Stephen. (**)

Edna Buchanan: A dark and lonely place. (**)

Lee Child: A wanted man. (A Jack Reacher novel) (&&)

Patricia Cornwell: The bone bed. (A Scarpetta novel) (&&)

Anthony Eglin: Garden of secrets past. (An English garden mystery) (&&)

Linda Fairstein: Night watch. (**)

J. A. Jance: Judgment call. (A Brady novel of Suspense) (**)

Faye Kellerman: Sacred and profane. (A Decker/Lazarus novel) (**)

Jonathan Kellerman: Victims. (An Alex Delaware novel) (&&)

Margaret Maron: Christmas mourning. (**)

Anne Perry: A Christmas visitor. (**)

John Sandford: Mad River. (A Virgil flowers novel) (&&)

Dana Stabenow: Restless in the grave. (A Kate Shugak novel) (&&)


Elmer Kelton: Hot iron. (**)

Elmer Kelton: Other men’s horses. (**)


Greg Bear: Hull zero three. (**)

Justin Cronin: The twelve. (Passage trilogy) (&&)


Sharon Astyk: Independence days: A guide to sustainable food storage & preservation. (641.4 Astyk) (**)

Sharon Astyk: Making home: Adapting our homes and our lives to settle in place. (646.7 Astyk) (**)

Sharon Astyk: A nation of farmers: Defeating the food crisis on American soil. (641.4 Astyk) (**)

Carmen Bin Ladin: Inside the kingdom: My life in Saudi Arabia. (920 BIN LADIN Bin Ladin) (**)

Carol Field Dahlstrom: Christmas together. (745.594 Dahlstrom) (**)

Classic crafts and recipes for the holidays. (745.5 Classic) (**)

Crafts and keepsakes for the holiday: The best of Martha Stewart Living. (745.5 Crafts) (**)

Jaycee Dugard: A stolen life: A memoir. (364.154 Dugard) (&&)

Daniel Kahneman: Thinking, fast and slow. (153.42 Kahneman) (&&)

Karen Kingsbury: A treasury of Christmas miracles: True stories of God’s presence today. (242.335 Kingsbury) (**)

Ray A. March: River in ruin: The story of the Carmel River. (333.9162 March) (&&)

The Martha Stewart Living Christmas cookbook: A collection of favorite holiday recipes. (641.568 Martha) (**)

Liz Murray: Breaking night: A memoir of forgiveness, survival, and my journey from homeless to Harvard. (920 MURRAY Murray) (&&)

Gretchen Reynolds: The first 20 minutes: Surprising science reveals how we can exercise better, train smarter, live longer. (613.7 Gretchen) (&&)

Thomas E. Ricks: The generals:­ American military command from World War II to today. (355.009 Ricks) (&&)

Joel Salatin: Everything I want to do is illegal. (363.8 Salatin) (**)

Joel Salatin: Folks, this ain’t normal: A farmer's advice for happier hens, healthier people, and a better world. (641.302 Salatin) (**)

Laura Schroff: An invisible thread: The true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny. (974.71 Schroff) (&&)

Antonia Swinson: Creating your perfect Christmas: Stylish ideas and step-by-step projects for the festive season. (745.59412 Swinson) (**)

Jacques Torres: Dessert circus: Extraordinary desserts you can make at home. (641.86 Torres) (**)

Paul Tough: How children succeed: Grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character. (372.21 Tough) (&&)


Middle and junior high core collection: 2012 supplement to the 10th edition. (Ref 011.62 Middle)


L. A. Meyer: In the belly of the Bloodhound. (A Bloody Jack adventure) (**)


Margaret Peterson Haddix: Caught. (The Missing – Book 5) (&&)

Margaret Peterson Haddix: Found. (The Missing – Book 1) (&&)

Margaret Peterson Haddix: Torn. (The Missing – Book 4) (&&)

Art Mawhinney: Wreck-It Ralph. (XX)

Rick Riordan: The serpent’s shadow. (Kane chronicles – Book 3) (&&)


Debby Anker: David Brower: Friend of the earth. (Earth Keepers) (J 920 BROWER Anker) (**)

Julie Dunlap: Aldo Leopold: Living with the land. (Earth Keepers) (J 920 LEOPOLD Dunlap) (**)

Julie Dunlap: Parks for the people: A story about Frederick Law Olmsted. (J 920 OLMSTED Dunlap) (**)

Tom Pohrt: Coyote goes walking. (J 398.24 Pohrt) (**)

Catherine Reef: Rachel Carson: The wonder of nature. (Earth Keepers) (J 920 CARSON Reef) (**)

Teresa Rogers: George Washington Carver: Naturestrailblazer. (Earth Keepers) (J 920 CARVER Rogers) (**)

Lillian Schlissel: The way west: Journal of a pioneer woman. (J 917.8 Schlissel) (**)

Jeffrey Shulman: Gaylord Nelson: A day for the earth. (Earth Keepers) (J 920 NELSON Shulman) (**)


Victoria Ball: Bear’s very snowy day. (XX)

Justine Korman Fontes: The Christmas cub. (**)

Julie Halpern: Toby and the snowflakes. (**)

Marian Harris: Goose and the mountain lion. (**)


Angels & demons. (Tom Hanks & Ewan McGregor) (DVD MysSusp Angels) (**)

The big country. (Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons & Charlton Heston) (DVD Western Big) (**)

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky. (Anna Mouglalis & Mads Mikkelsen) (DVD Foreign French Coco) (**)

Davey and Goliath: ­ Helping each other. (Vol. 4) (DVD Animated Davey) (**)

Davey and Goliath: ­ Learning about caring for others. (Vol. 2) (DVD Animated Davey) (**)

Davey and Goliath: ­ Learning about forgiveness. (Vol. 3) (DVD Animated

Black Hawk down. (Josh Hartnett & Ewan McGregor) (DVD Drama Black) (**)

Christmas with the Kranks. (Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis & Dan Aykroyd) (DVD Comedy Christmas) (**)

District 9. (Sharlto Copley & Jason Cope) (DVD SF District) (**)

Doctor Zhivago. (Geraldine Chaplin & Julie Christie) (DVD Drama Doctor) (**)

A few good men. (Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson & Demi Moore) (DVD Drama Few) (**)

The fog of war: Eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara. (Robert S. McNamara) (DVD 973.92 Fog) (**)

The gift. (Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi & Keanu Reeves) (DVD MysSusp Gift) (**)

Gorillas in the mist. (Sigourney Weaver & Bryan Brown) (DVD Drama Gorillas) (**)

Green Zone. (Matt Damon & Greg Kinnear) (DVD ActionAdv Green) (**)

Ground control. (Robert Sean Leonard, Kelly McGillis & Kiefer Sutherland) (DVD ActionAdv Ground) (**)

Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise. (Tom Selleck & Viola Davis) (DVD MysSusp Jesse) (**)

Last stand at Saber River. (Tom Selleck & Suzy Amis) (DVD Drama Last) (**)

Men in black. (Tommy Lee Jones & Will Smith) (DVD SF Men) (**)

Men in black II. (Tommy Lee Jones & Will Smith) (DVD SF Men) (**)

Mission: Impossible. (Tom Cruise & Jon Voight) (DVD ActionAdv Mission) (**)

Network. (Faye Dunaway & William Holden) (DVD Drama Network) (**)

October sky. (Jake Gyllenhaal & Chris Cooper) (DVD Drama October) (**)

Public enemies. (Johnny Depp & Christian Bale) (DVD Drama Public) (**)

Spider-man. (Tobey Maguire & Willem Dafoe) (DVD ActionAdv Spider) (**)

Spider-man 3. (Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man/Peter Parker) & Kirsten Dunst) (DVD ActionAdv Spider) (**)

The squeak along. (DVD Animated Squeak) (**)

12 monkeys. (Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe & Brad Pitt) (DVD SF Twelve) (**)

Veggie Tales holiday double feature. (DVD Holiday Veggie) (**)

Victory at sea. (Narrated by Leonard Graves) (DVD 940.54 Victory) (**)

War. (Jet Li & Jason Statham) (DVD Drama War) (**)

Whiteout. (Kate Beckinsale & Gabriel Macht) (DVD ActionAdv Whiteout) (**)

Winged migration. (Narrator: Philippe Labro) (598 Winged) (**)


Max Brand: Black Jack. (TLKB CD Wes Brand) (&&)

Max Brand: The Geraldi trail. (TLKB CD Wes Brand) (&&)

Clive Cussler: Lost empire. (A Fargo Adventure) (TLKB CD Fic Cussler) (**)

Janet Evanovich: Two for the dough. (A Stephanie Plum novel) (**)

Zane Grey: The last of the plainsmen. (TLKB CD Wes Grey) (&&)

Raymond Khoury: The devil’s elixir. (TLKB CD Fic Khoury) (**)

Stephen King: The wind through the keyhole. (TLKB CD Fic King) (**)

Louis L’Amour: Showdown on the hogback. (TLKB CD Wes L’Amour) (&&)

Richard Matheson: Journal of the gun years. (TLKB CD Wes Matheson) (&&)

James Patterson: Cross fire. (TLKB CD Mys Patterson) (**)

Jodi Picoult: Harvesting the heart. (TLKB CD Fic Picoult) (**)

Nicholas Sparks: Dear John. (TLKB CD Fic Sparks) (**)

Stuart Woods: D.C. Dead. (TLKB CD Mys Woods) (A Stone Barrington novel) (**)