Books Just Ordered

Thursday, May 20, 2010

New Ebooks

In case you haven't heard yet, Schlow now has an ebook collection. Ebooks can be viewed on your computer, Barnes and Noble Nooks and Sony E-Readers. (They won't work on Kindles). We have 143 ebooks right now and are adding more all the time. Here are the latest 10 we've added:

The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker 












The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith











Every Last One by Anna Quindlen












Fever Dream by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child











Hannah's List by Debbie Macomber











The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman











Innocent by Scott Turow











The Killing Edge by Heather Graham











The Telling by Beverly Lewis












Worst Case by James Patterson

Just Ordered: Fiction

New books from Keri Arthur, Jane Green and China Mieville, plus Dawn of the Dreadfuls, the prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Rock Paper Tiger by Lisa Brackmann is an action packed thriller set in China. Publisher's Weekly says The Thieves of Manhattan by Adam Langer is "an ├╝ber-hip caper that pays homage to and skewers the state of publishing and flash-in-the-pan authors." Get the book you want first! Place a reserve from our catalog page.

Adams, Cat. Blood Song. Tor Books. 6/8/2010. Fantasy

Arthur, Keri. Moon Sworn: A Riley Jenson Guardian Novel. Dell Publishing Company. 5/25/2010. Romance

Ashworth, Jenn. A Kind of Intimacy. Europa Editions. 5/25/2010.

Bonasia, Lynn Kiele. Summer Shift (Original). Touchstone Books. 6/1/2010.

Bourne, Joanna. The Forbidden Rose. Berkley. 6/1/2010. Romance

Brackmann, Lisa. Rock Paper Tiger. Soho Press. 6/1/2010.

Cash, Dixie. Our Red Hot Romance Is Leaving Me Blue. Avon. 6/1/2010. Romance

Coopersmith, Grace. Nancy's Theory of Style. Gallery Press. 5/18/2010.

Craig, Christie. Shut Up & Kiss Me. Lovespell. 6/1/2010. Romance

de Wohl, Louis. The Last Crusader: A Novel about Don Juan of Austria. Ignatius Press. 3/1/2010.

DuCharme, Diann. The Outer Banks House. Crown Publishing Group (NY). 6/8/2010.

Ferey, Caryl. Zulu. Europa Editions. 4/27/2010.

Green, Jane. Promises to Keep. Viking Books. 6/15/2010.

Hasler, Susan. Intelligence: A Novel of the CIA. Thomas Dunne Books. 6/22/2010.

Hockensmith, Steve. Dawn of the Dreadfuls: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Quirk Books. 3/23/2010.

Hyzy, Julie. Grace Under Pressure. Berkley. 6/1/2010. Mystery

Land, Jon. Strong Justice: A Caitlin Strong Novel. Forge. 6/22/2010.

Langer, Adam. The Thieves of Manhattan. Spiegel & Grau. 7/13/2010.

Littlefield, Sophie. A Bad Day for Pretty: A Crime Novel. Minotaur Books. 6/8/2010. Mystery

Mabanckou, Alain. Broken Glass. Soft Skull Press. 5/18/2010.

McCauley, Stephen. Insignificant Others. Simon & Schuster. 6/8/2010.

McDermid, Val. Fever of the Bone. Harper Paperbacks. 9/1/2010. Mystery

McGowan, Kathleen. The Poet Prince. Touchstone Books. 5/25/2010.

McKenna, Shannon. Fade to Midnight. Brava. 6/1/2010. Romance

McNamara, Mary. The Starlet. Simon & Schuster. 6/8/2010

Mieville, China. Kraken. Del Rey Books. 6/29/2010. Fantasy

Mooney, Ted. The Same River Twice. Knopf Publishing Group. 5/11/2010.


Newton, Mark Charan. Nights of Villjamur. Ballantine Books. 7/1/2010. Fantasy

Pizzolatto, Nic. Galveston. Scribner Book Company. 6/15/2010.

Pomerantz, Sharon. Rich Boy. Twelve. 8/2/2010.

Pouncey, Maggie. Perfect Reader. Pantheon Books. 6/15/2010.

Stewart, Carla. Chasing Lilacs. Faithwords. 6/17/2010.

Wallace, Carey. The Blind Contessa's New Machine. Pamela Dorman Books. 7/8/2010.

Woods, Sherryl. Home in Carolina. Mira Books. 3/30/2010. Romance

Just Ordered: Nonfiction

Lots of informative, useful and entertaining books have just been added to our Nonfiction collection.  Dr. Mehmet Oz's wife, Lisa, explores how healthy relationships are the key to growth of the mind, body, and spirit in her new book Us. Learn how to qualify for the Boston Marathon, get sewing tips from Martha Stewart, or be at the top of the list for Jon Stewart's next Daily Show book when it comes out in September. Place a reserve on any of these books from our catalog page.

Arnold, Adrian. Computing with Windows 7 For the Older and Wiser: Get Up and Running on Your Home PC (The Third Age Trust (U3A)/Older & Wiser). Wiley (2010), Paperback, 340 pages. 2010

Arnold, Jennifer. Through a Dog's Eyes. Spiegel & Grau (2010), Hardcover, 224 pages. 2010

Beinart, Peter. The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris. Harper (2010), Hardcover, 496 pages. 2010

Bender, Mike. Awkward Family Photos. Three Rivers Press (2010), Paperback, 192 pages. 2010

Betancourt, Ingrid. Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle. Penguin Press HC, The (2010), Hardcover, 320 pages. 2010

Firefly Books. World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 890 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Firefly Books (2009), Edition: Updated Edition, Paperback, 840 pages. 2009

Brodie, Laura. Love in a Time of Homeschooling: A Mother and Daughter's Uncommon Year. Harper (2010), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 272 pages. 2010

Bunzel, Tom. Easy Microsoft Office 2010. Que (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 312 pages. 2010

Carter, Jimmy. White House Diary. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010), Hardcover, 592 pages. 2010

Carter, Rosalynn. Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis. Rodale Books (2010), Hardcover, 240 pages. 2010

Galinsky, Ellen. Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs. HarperStudio (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 400 pages. 2010

Galloway, Jeff. Boston Marathon: How to Qualify. Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH (2010), Paperback, 200 pages. 2010

Gostick, Adrian. The Daily Carrot Principle: 365 Ways to Enhance Your Career and Life. Free Press (2010), Hardcover, 384 pages. 2010

Greer, Stephen H. Starting from Scrap: An Entrepreneurial Success Story. Burford Books (2010), Hardcover, 256 pages. 2010

Gross, Kim Johnson. What to Wear for the Rest of Your Life: Ageless Secrets of Style. Springboard Press (2010), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 288 pages. 2010

Hischak, Thomas. The Disney Song Encyclopedia. The Scarecrow Press, Inc. (2009), Hardcover, 368 pages. 2009

Houdret, Jessica. An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs: A comprehensive A-Z of herbs and their uses with 700 color photographs. Southwater (2010), Paperback, 160 pages. 2010

Hoyt, Dick. Devoted: The Story of a Father's Love for His Son. Da Capo Press (2010), Hardcover, 224 pages. 2010

Kerman, Piper. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison. Spiegel & Grau (2010), Hardcover, 320 pages. 2010

Latifah, Queen. Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom. Grand Central Publishing (2010), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 208 pages. 2010

Laurentiis, Giada De. Giada at Home: Family Recipes from Italy and California. Clarkson Potter (2010), Hardcover, 240 pages. 2010

Leone, Marianne. Knowing Jesse: A Mother's Story of Grief, Grace, and Everyday Bliss. Simon & Schuster (2010), Hardcover, 256 pages. 2010

Levit, Alexandra. New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career. Ballantine Books (2009), Edition: Original, Paperback, 192 pages. 2009

Lillien, Lisa. Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet. St. Martin's Griffin (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 352 pages. 2010

Lipsky, David. Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace. Broadway (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 352 pages. 2010

Meyer, Joyce. Eat the Cookie. . . Buy the Shoes: Giving Yourself Permission to Lighten Up. FaithWords (2010), Hardcover, 208 pages. 2010

Moore, Wes. The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. Spiegel & Grau. 4/27/2010.

Morris, Dick. 2010: Take Back America: A Battle Plan. Harper (2010), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 368 pages. 2010

Okrent, Daniel. Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Scribner (2010), Hardcover, 468 pages. 2010

O'Reilly, Bill. Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama. William Morrow (2010), Hardcover, 256 pages. 2010

Oz, Lisa. US: Transforming Ourselves and the Relationships that Matter Most. Free Press (2010), Hardcover, 204 pages. 2010

Rakove, Jack. Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2010), Hardcover, 496 pages. 2010

Robb, Graham. Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris. W. W. Norton & Company (2010), Hardcover, 496 pages. 2010

Robinson, Craig. A Game of Character: A Family Journey from Chicago's Southside to the Ivy League and Beyond. Gotham (2010), Hardcover, 288 pages. 2010

Rodgers, Bill. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Running, 3rd Edition. Alpha (2010), Edition: 3, Paperback, 336 pages. 2010

Ryan, Robin. Over 40 & You're Hired!: Secrets to Landing a Great Job. Penguin (Non-Classics) (2009), Edition: 1, Paperback, 256 pages. 2009

Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark: The Biography. W. W. Norton & Company (2010), Hardcover, 627 pages. 2010

Stephen, Moira. Get Started with Computing Windows 7 Edition: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself: Computers). McGraw-Hill (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 320 pages. 2010

Stewart, Jon. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race. Grand Central Publishing (2010), Hardcover, 304 pages. 2010

Stewart, Martha. Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts: Basic Techniques for Sewing, Applique, Embroidery, Quilting, Dyeing, and Printing, plus 150 Inspired Projects from A to Z. Potter Craft (2010), Hardcover, 400 pages. 2010

Tack, Karen. What's New, Cupcake?: Ingeniously Simple Designs for Every Occasion. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2010), Edition: Original, Paperback, 240 pages. 2010

Terry, Bryant. Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine. Da Capo Press (2009), Edition: 1st Da Capo Press Ed, Paperback, 256 pages. 2009

Vollmann, William T. . Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Hou. Ecco (2010), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 528 pages. 2010

Yearwood, Trisha. Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood: Stories and Recipes to Share with Family and Friends. Clarkson Potter (2010), Hardcover, 224 pages. 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010

Just Ordered: Fiction

Mini-Shopaholic, a new book by Sophie Kinsella, will be released in September. Agents of Treachery is a collection of twisty spy stories from writers like Lee Child, Joseph Finder, Stephen Hunter, Gayle Lynds, and David Morrell. Blonde Bombshell by Tom Holt is a hilarious Sci-Fi novel. Be one of the first to get your hands on these books by placing a reserve from our catalog page.


Abe, Shana. The Time Weaver. Bantam. 6/1/2010. Fantasy

Bryson, Ellen. The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno. Henry Holt & Company. 6/22/2010.

Dare, Tessa. One Dance with a Duke. Ballantine Books. 5/25/2010. Romance

Flower, Amanda. Maid of Murder. Five Star (ME). 6/16/2010. Mystery

Fraser, Anthea. Unfinished Portrait. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2010. Mystery

Ganek, Danielle. The Summer We Read Gatsby. Viking Books. 5/27/2010.

Gideon, Nancy. Masked by Moonlight. Pocket Books. 5/25/2010. Romance

Holt, Tom. Blonde Bombshell. Orbit. 6/18/2010. Sci-Fi

Howell, Dorothy. Shoulder Bags and Shootings. Kensington Publishing Corporation. 7/1/2010. Mystery

Karp, Marshall. Cut, Paste, Kill. Minotaur Books. 6/8/2010. Mystery

Kinsella, Sophie. Mini Shopaholic. Dial Press. 9/21/2010.

Knight, Bernard. Where Death Delights. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2010. Mystery

Leon, Donna. Willful Behavior. Penguin Books. 8/31/2010. Mystery

MacAlister, Katie. Love in the Time of Dragons. Signet Book. 5/4/2010. Romance

Penzler, Otto. Agents of Treachery. Vintage Books USA. 6/1/2010.

Rose, Karen. Silent Scream. Grand Central Publishing. 6/1/2010.

Sokoloff, Alexandra. Book of Shadows. St Martin's Press. 6/8/2010. Mystery

Thurman, Rob. Chimera. Roc. 6/1/2010. Sci-Fi

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Just Ordered: Fiction

New books from Christine Feehan, Tess Gerritsen,  Philip Pullman and Nicholas Sparks. Place your request now from our catalog and be one of the first to get your hands on these new titles!

Alexander, Tasha. Dangerous to Know: A Novel of Suspense. Minotaur Books. 10/26/2010. Mystery

Alexander, Victoria. Desires of a Perfect Lady. Avon Books. 4/1/2010. Romance

Allen, Preston L. Jesus Boy. Akashic Books. 4/1/2010.

Beverley, Jo. The Secret Duke. Signet Book. 4/6/2010. Romance

Castillo, Linda. Pray for Silence. Minotaur Books. 6/22/2010. Mystery

De Blasi, Marlena. Amandine. Ballantine Books. 5/18/2010.

Donoghue, Emma. Room. Little Brown and Company. 9/13/2010.

Duran, Meredith. Wicked Becomes You. Pocket Books. 4/27/2010. Romance

Eason, Lynette. Too Close to Home. Fleming H. Revell Company. 4/1/2010.

Feehan, Christine. Wild Fire. Jove Books. 4/27/2010. Romance

Finch, Charles. A Stranger in Mayfair. Minotaur Books. 11/9/2010. Mystery

Fukuda, Andrew. Crossing. AmazonEncore. 4/27/2010.

Gerritsen, Tess. Ice Cold: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel. Ballantine Books. 6/29/2010.

Gibson, Rachel. Nothing But Trouble. Avon Books. 5/1/2010. Romance

Henehan, Kira. Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles. Milkweed Editions. 5/4/2010.

Jones, Jaida. Dragon Soul. Spectra Books. 6/8/2010. Fantasy

King, Lily. Father of the Rain. Atlantic Monthly Press. 7/6/2010.

Lee, Darrien. Unspoken Lies. Urban Books. 4/1/2010.

Leigh, Lora. Lion's Heat. Berkley Sensations. 4/6/2010. Romance

Litfin, Bryan M. . The Sword. Crossway Books. 4/30/2010.

McDonald, Ian. The Dervish House. Pyr. 7/1/2010. Sci-Fi

Meier, Diane. The Season of Second Chances. Henry Holt & Company. 3/30/2010.

Pitts, J. A. Black Blade Blues. Tor Books. 4/27/2010. Fantasy

Pullman, Philip. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. Canongate Books. 5/4/2010.

Putney, Mary Jo. Never Less Than a Lady. Zebra. 5/1/2010. Romance

Racculia, Kate. This Must Be the Place. Henry Holt & Company. 7/6/2010.

Sawyer, Robert J. Watch. Ace Books. 4/6/2010. Sci-Fi

Sparks, Nicholas. Safe Haven. Grand Central Publishing. 9/14/2010.

Spencer, Scott. Man in the Woods. Ecco. 9/1/2010.

Spinrad, Norman. He Walked Among Us. Tor Books. 3/30/2010. Sci-Fi

Sprunk, Jon. Shadows's Son. Pyr. 6/1/2010. Fantasy

Thomas, Scarlett. Our Tragic Universe. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). 9/1/2010.

Tsiolkas, Christos. The Slap. Penguin Books. 4/27/2010.

Wiehl, Lis. Hand of Fate. Thomas Nelson Publishers. 4/6/2010.

Wiseman, Beth. Plain Paradise. Thomas Nelson Publishers. 3/30/2010.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Just Ordered: Fiction

There are lots of great choices in the just ordered list this week!  New books are coming from Jonathan Franzen, Sara Gruen, Joyce Carol Oates, James Patterson and this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction winner: Tinkers by Paul Harding. Get to the top of the reserve list for your favorite author's latest by placing a request on our catalog page.

Barnard, Robert. A Stranger in the Family. Scribner Book Company. 6/8/2010.

Belfer, Lauren. A Fierce Radiance. Harper. 6/1/2010.

Bledsoe, Lucy Jane. The Big Bang Symphony: A Novel of Antarctica. Terrace Books. 5/6/2010.

Chase, Ashlyn. Strange Neighbors. Sourcebooks Casablanca. 6/1/2010. Romance

Cohen, Tish. The Truth about Delilah Blue. Harper Perennial. 6/1/2010.

Duncan, Dave. Speak to the Devil. Tor Books. 5/25/2010. Fantasy

Fanning, Diane. Mistaken Identity. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2010. Mystery

Fitch, Stona. Give + Take. Thomas Dunne Books. 4/27/2010.

Foden, Giles. Turbulence. Knopf Publishing Group. 8/17/2010.

Franzen, Jonathan. Freedom. . Farrar Straus Giroux. 8/31/2010.

Glass, Julia. The Widower's Tale. Pantheon Books. 9/7/2010.

Gruen, Sara. Ape House. Spiegel & Grau. 9/7/2010.

Hannah, Darci. The Exile of Sara Stevenson: A Historical Novel. Ballantine Books. 7/27/2010.

Hannah, Sophie. The Dead Lie Down. Penguin Books. 6/1/2010. Mystery

Harding, Paul. Tinkers. Bellevue Literary Press. 1/1/2009. Award Winner

Hijuelos, Oscar. Beautiful Maria of My Soul. Hyperion Books. 6/1/2010.

Johnson, Simon. 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown. Pantheon Books. 3/30/2010. New ANF.

Kalotay, Daphne. Russian Winter. Harper. 9/1/2010.

Knipfel, Jim. These Children Who Come at You with Knives, and Other Fairy Tales: Stories (Original). Simon & Schuster. 6/1/2010. Fantasy

Laurens, Stephanie. The Elusive Bride. Avon Books. 2/1/2010. Romance

Lowenstein, Roger. The End of Wall Street. Penguin Press. 4/6/2010. New ANF.

Martin, Deirdre. Straight Up. Berkley. 5/4/2010. romance

Murray, Paul. Skippy Dies. Faber & Faber. 8/31/2010.

Napier, William. Attila the Gathering of the Storm. St. Martin's Griffin. 6/8/2010.

Nicholls, David. One Day. Vintage Books USA. 6/15/2010.

Oates, Joyce Carol. Sourland: Stories. Ecco. 9/1/2010.

Ogawa, Yoko. Hotel Iris. Picador USA. 3/30/2010.

Okorafor, Nnedi. Who Fears Death. Daw Books. 6/1/2010. Fantasy

Othmer, James P. . Holy Water. Doubleday Books. 6/15/2010.

Patterson, James. Don't Blink. Little Brown and Company. 9/27/2010.

Rabe, David. Girl by the Road at Night: A Novel of Vietnam. Simon & Schuster. 6/1/2010.

Renfroe, Paula T. The Cheating Curve. Dafina Books. 4/1/2010.

Rich, Simon. Elliot Allagash. Random House. 5/25/2010.

Scotch, Allison Winn. The One That I Want. Shaye Areheart Books. 6/1/2010.

Sedley, Kate. Wheel of Fate. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2010. Mystery

Stewart, Mariah. Coming Home. Ballantine Books. 3/23/2010. Romance

White, Susan Rebecca. A Soft Place to Land (Original). Touchstone Books. 4/6/2010.

Wolff, Isabel. A Vintage Affair. Bantam. 6/22/2010.