News from the front desk

Jul 16

New Books at the library—July 2013



Andrews, Mary Kay            Ladies’ night  

Attenberg, Jami.         The Middlesteins    

Barker, Pat                    Toby’s room    

Boyne, John                     The absolutist 

Brunt, Carol Rifka.      Tell the wolves I’m home  

Crombie, Deborah.           No mark upon her    

Delinsky, Barbara.             Sweet salt air 

DuBois, Jennifer   A partial history of lost causes

Englander, Nathan.  What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank

Fountain, Ben.    Billy Lynn’s long halftime walk

Franklin-Willis, Amy.The lost saints of Tennessee   

Furst, Alan.                    Mission to Paris         

Grissom, Kathleen.            The kitchen house   

Hawley, Noah.                   The good father

Leavitt, Caroline.             Is this tomorrow         

Marra, Anthony,  A constellation of vital phenomena

McCann, Colum                   TransAtlantic : a novel   

Meyer, Philipp                 American rust  

Moriarty, Laura        The center of everything  

Powers, Kevin.                  The yellow birds         

Rindell, Suzanne.           The other typist    

Roberts, Nora.                  Whiskey Beach  

Scottoline, Lisa.               Don’t go  

Shriver, Lionel.                     Big brother         

Tabor, James M.                 Frozen solid




Beukes, Lauren.            The shining girls   

Chance, Megan.             Bone River

Deaver, Jeffery.     The Kill Room : a Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Doiron, Paul.              Bad Little Falls    

Evanovich, Janet.          The heist : a novel 

Faye, Lyndsay.             The gods of Gotham  

Gardner, Lisa.             Catch me  

Griffiths, Elly.                A dying fall   

Hoag, Tami.                The 9th girl   

Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson    House of evidence   

Kerr, Philip.              Prague fatale  

Mosley, Walter.            Little green : an Easy Rawlins mystery    

Neville, Stuart           Ratlines  

Pearson, Ridley.                Choke point    

Potzsch, Oliver.                The dark monk : a hangman’s daughter tale 

Jun 06

New Books June 2013


Non fiction

Moran, Caitlin          How to be a woman

Snow, Richard F.        I invented the modern age

Fox, Margalit,          The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack                        an ancient code  

Halpern, Sue.           A dog walks into a nursing home : lessons in the                        good life from an unlikely teacher 

Packer, George          The unwinding : an inner history of the new                             America    

Price, Megan            Vermont Wild, volume 2 


Books on CD

Alvarez, Julia.         Saving the world      

Arnaldur Indriðason     Jar city               

Atkinson, Kate.         Life after life        

Barnes, Jonathan.       The somnambulist

Furst, Alan.            Dark star        

Hoag, Tami.             The 9th girl           

Isaacson, Walter.       Einstein : his life and universe   

July, Miranda           No one belongs here more than you  

Prez-Reverte, Arturo.   The nautical chart           

Robotham, Michael       Shatter          

Roth, Philip.           The plot against America           

Rutherfurd, Edward.     Paris            

Wyman, Willard          High country



Cussler, Clive.         Zero hour  

Gillham, David R.       City of women    

Hannah, Kristin.        Fly away   

Hosseini, Khaled.       And the mountains echoed     

Kline, Christina Baker  Orphan train     

Lawson, Mary            Crow Lake  

LeCarre, John           A delicate truth 

Messud, Claire          The woman upstairs           

Rutherfurd, Edward.     Paris      

Walls, Jeannette.       The silver star        



Atkins, Ace.            The broken places

Berry, Steve            The king’s deception         

Brown, Dan              Inferno          

Child, Lee.             61 hours         

Hiaasen, Carl.          Bad monkey 

Johnson, Craig          Junkyard dogs    

Johnson, Craig.         A serpent’s tooth

Sandford, John         Silken prey

May 09


Mar 07

New Books at the library—March 2013

 Non Fiction

Cain, Susan.               Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking

Wilson, Bee.               Consider the fork : a history of how we cook and eat     

Young, Neil                Waging heavy peace : a hippie dream      

Schwalbe, Will.          The end of your life book club        



Binchy, Maeve.                      A week in winter      

Cash, Wiley.                           A land more kind than home                      

Cussler, Clive.                                    The striker : an Isaac Bell adventure          

Rosnay, Tatiana de                A secret kept 

Gardner, Lisa.                                    Touch & go   

Harrison, Jim,                        The river swimmer : novellas         

Hilderbrand, Elin.                  Summerland : a novel         

Ivey, Eowyn.                           The snow  child : a novel     

Johnson, Adam,                    The orphan master’s son : a novel 

Jonasson, Jonas,                   The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and                                               disappeared  

Knott, Robert -                       Robert B. Parker’s Ironhorse          

Leyshon, Nell.                        Colour of milk          

Moehringer, J. R                    Sutton

Picoult, Jodi                           The storyteller : a novel       

Ringwald, Molly.                   When it happens to you      

Robotham, Michael, Say you’re sorry       

Selasi, Taiye.                          Ghana must go         

Winslow, Don                        Savages



Henry, Sara J.                                    A cold and lonely place                   

Johnson, Craig                      Death without company      

Johnson, Craig                      Kindness goes unpunished 

Kellerman, Jonathan.            Guilt : an Alex Delaware novel        

Nesb, Jo,                                The devil’s star         

Patterson, James.                  Alex Cross, run         

Patterson, James                   Private London         

Robb, J. D.,                             Calculated in Death  

Stabenow, Dana.                   Bad blood      

Jan 10

New Books at the Library—January 2013

Non- Fiction

Speth, James Gustave.   America the possible : manifesto for a new economy

Ricks, Thomas E.        The generals : American military command from      World War II to today  

Karp, Brianna           The girl’s guide to homelessness : a                      memoir   

Bowden, Mark            Killing Pablo : the hunt for the                          world’s greatest outlaw

Byock, Ira.             The best care possible : a physician’s                        quest to transform care through the end                        of life  

Ronson, Jon             The psychopath test : a journey through                       the madness industry   

Burns, Eleanor           Make a quilt in a day—log cabin                          pattern  

Helwig, Terry           Moonlight on linoleum : a daughter’s                      memoir



Bernier, Nichole        The unfinished work of Elizabeth D.

Clancy, Tom             Threat vector

Ellison, Ralph.         Invisible man

Flynn, Vince.           The last man 

LaValle, Victor         Big machine : a novel  

O’Melveny, Regina.      The book of madness and cures : a novel

Rogan, Charlotte        The lifeboat 

Russo, Richard           Empire falls 

Shapiro, Barbara        The art forger         

Tóibín, Colm            The testament of Mary  

Ullman, Ellen.           By blood 



Evanovich, Janet.       Notorious nineteen     

Howard, Linda           Shadow Woman     

Lackberg, Camilla       The stonecutter   

Potzsch, Oliver.        The beggar king        

Pötzsch, Oliver.        The hangman’s daughter 

Woods, Stuart.           Collateral damage        

Oct 04

Lego Club!

Next week, Wednesday, October 10th, there will be a second Lego Club event! Come build with host Torin Kearns, in the downstairs section of the Lawrence Memorial Library from 3:15 to 4:30! A snack will be included! Hope to see you all there!

Sep 24

New Books—September 2012



Perenyi, Ken.              Caveat emptor : the secret life of an American art forger     

                                    Forks over knives Cookbook : the plant-based way to                                                           health 

Lockman, Darcy         Brooklyn zoo : the education of a psychotherapist   



Barry, Sebastian                      On Canaan’s side       

Boyd, William                         Ordinary thunderstorms                     

Coplin, Amanda.                     The orchardist                        

Follett, Ken.                            Winter of the world   

Giffin, Emily.                          Where we belong                   

Harkness, Deborah                  A discovery of witches                      

Harkness, Deborah                  Shadow of night        

James, E. L.                             Fifty shades darker    

James, E. L.                             Fifty shades freed      

Lee, Don                                 The collective            

McCammon, Robert R.           Boy’s life        

O’Hara, Maryanne.                  Cascade          

Ratner, Vaddey.                     In the shadow of the banyan 

Shreve, Susan Richards          You are the love of my life                

Weiner, Jennifer.                     The next best thing                

Zimmerman, Jean.                   The orphanmaster       



Adler-Olsen, Jussi.                  The absent one           

Atkins, Ace.                            The lost ones  

Brandman, Michael.                Robert B. Parker’s Fool me twice

Child, Lee.                              A wanted man                       

Coben, Harlan                         Seconds away                        

Fairstein, Linda A.                  Night watch   

Lippman, Laura                       And when she was good       

Smith, Alexander                    The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Patterson, James                      I, Michael Bennett     

Patterson, James                      Zoo                 

Penny, Louise.                                    The beautiful mystery

Perry, Anne.                            A sunless sea              

White, Stephen                       Line of fire     

Lore, Pittacus                          The Rise of Nine        

Aug 07

New Books—August 2012


Non Fiction


Kahneman, Daniel              Thinking, fast and slow

Bartók, Mira.                 The memory palace

Heinrich, Bernd               Life everlasting : the animal way of death

Perlmutter, David, M.D. The better brain book : the best tools for                              improving memory and sharpness and for                                  preventing aging of the brain     

Bechdel, Alison               Are you my mother? : a comic drama 

Lang, Michael.                The road to Woodstock  

Didion, Joan.                 Blue nights

Albright, Madeleine           Prague winter : a personal story of                                     remembrance and war, 1937-1948     

McGlynn, David                A door in the ocean : a memoir     

Jones, Lesley-Ann.            Mercury : an intimate biography of Freddie                              Mercury    

Oates, Joyce Carol            A widow’s story : a memoir




Banks, Marlene.               Son of a preacherman   

Bohjalian, Chris              The sandcastle girls         

Diffenbaugh, Vanessa.         The language of flowers            

Evanovich, Janet.             Wicked business : a Lizzy and Diesel novel

Greene, Thomas Christopher    Mirror lake            

Groff, Lauren.                Arcadia    

Hannah, Kristin.              Home Again.

Hannah, Kristin.              Waiting for the moon   

Irving, John                  In one person          

King, Stephen                 The wind through the keyhole 

Leveen, Lois                  The secrets of Mary Bowser   

Maloy, Kate                   Every last cuckoo            

McGuane, Thomas.              The sporting club

Simon, Rachel                 The story of beautiful girl  

Stedman, M. L.                The light between oceans           

Walker, Karen Thompson. The age of miracles          




Bradley, C. Alan              The sweetness at the bottom of the pie   

Burke, James Lee              Creole belle : a Dave Robicheaux novel   

Compton, Jodi.                Thieves get rich, saints get shot  

Evanovich, Janet.             Hot six    

Locke, Attica.                The Cutting Season.    

Patterson, James,             The 8th confession     

Patterson, James,             Private games    

Pearson, Ridley.              The risk agent   

Silva, Daniel                 The fallen angel 


Jun 12

New Fiction—June 2012


Non Fiction      

Lehrer, Jonah.          Imagine : how creativity works           

Greene, Melissa Fay.    There is no me without you : one woman’s odyssey to rescue her country’s children           

Allen, Sylvia Nichols   The People Will Be Served; A History of the Vermont Transit Company           

Williams, Terry Tempest       When women were birds : fifty-four variations on voice           

Lyon, George Ella       All the water in the world         

Orlean, Susan.          Rin Tin Tin : the life and the legend          

Lamott, Anne.           Some assembly required : a journal of my son’s first son

Strayed, Cheryl         Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail Allman, Gregg      My cross to bear 

Bernstein, Sara Tuvel   The seamstress : a memoir of survival    

Carpenter, Kim          The vow : the true events that inspired the movie          



Barbieri, Heather Doran The cottage at Glass Beach

Berry, Steve                  The Alexandria link    

Berry, Steve                  The Templar legacy     

Brown, Victoria               Minding Ben      

Clark, Nancy                  A way from home        

Cussler, Clive.               The storm : a novel from the NUMA files  

Cussler, Clive.               The thief : an Isaac Bell adventure

Dahlie, Michael.              A gentleman’s guide to graceful living

Dee, Jonathan.                The privileges : a novel           

Evans, Richard Paul.          The road to grace

Ford, Richard                 Canada           

Freudenberger, Nell.          The newlyweds : a novel      

Goodwin, Daisy.               The American heiress : a novel           

Greene, Thomas Christopher,   I’ll never be long gone

Grisham, John.                Calico Joe       

Gutcheon, Beth Richardson.    Domestic pleasures           

Hannah, Kristin.              Summer Island : a novel      

Joinson, Suzanne.             A lady cyclist’s guide to Kashgar        

Kanon, Joseph.                Alibi : a novel        

Landay, William.              Defending Jacob  

Lowell, Elizabeth             Beautiful sacrifice          

Mantel, Hilary                Bring up the bodies    

Minot, Eliza.                 The Brambles           

Moore, Liz                    Heft       

Moriarty, Laura               The chaperone    

Morrison, Toni.               Home       

Peebles, Frances de Pontes.   The seamstress   

Plain, Belva.                 Crossroads       

Rice, Luanne.                 Little night           

Rice, Anne                    The wolf gift    

Roberts, Nora.                Three complete novels        

Towler, Katherine             Evening ferry          

Towler, Katherine             Snow Island      

Trigiani, Adriana.            Lucia, Lucia : a novel.      

Trigiani, Adriana.            The shoemaker’s wife         

Trollope, Joanna.             Next of kin      

Trollope, Joanna.             The other family       

Tyler, Anne.                  The beginner’s goodbye 

Wolitzer, Hilma.              The doctor’s daughter  

Crichton, Michael             Pirate latitudes 

Hannah, Kristin.              Distant shores

Hannah, Kristin.              Magic hour 

Higginbotham, Susan.          The stolen crown       



Heilbrun, Robert              Offer of proof         

Koontz, Dean R.               The good guy           

Wilhelm, Kate.                Clear and convincing proof         

Wilhelm, Kate.                The unbidden truth           

Atkins, Ace.                  Robert B. Parker’s lullaby   

Baldacci, David.              The innocent           

Berry, Steve                  The Columbus affair    

Boyle, Gerry                  Port City shake down         

Bradley, C. Alan              I am half-sick of shadows    

Cannell, Stephen J.           The prostitutes’ ball        

Coben, Harlan                 Stay close       

Estleman, Loren D.            A smile on the face of the tiger   

Fairstein, Linda A.           Silent mercy     

Flynn, Gillian                Gone girl : a novel          

Gerritsen, Tess.              The silent girl        

Haynes, Elizabeth             Into the darkest corner

Hoag, Tami.                   Dark paradise    

Hoag, Tami.                   Guilty as sin          

Hoag, Tami.                   Lucky’s lady     

Høeg, Peter                   The quiet girl   

Margolin, Phillip.            Supreme justice

Mosley, Walter,               When the thrill is gone

Palmer, Michael               The last surgeon       

Patterson, Richard North.     The devil’s light

Patterson, James              Guilty wives     

Sandford, John                Stolen prey      

Slaughter, Karin              Broken : a novel       

Smith, Ian,                   The blackbird papers   

Woods, Stuart.                Unnatural acts : a Stone Barrington novel      

May 07

Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, from 10:00 to 1:00 each day at the Lawrence Memorial Library, 40 North St. We will have hanging baskets from Pine Tree Gardens, shrubs from Cobble Creek Nursery, and donated perennials—we will accept donations until the sale starts.  All proceeds benefit the library. Call 453-2366 for more information.