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BOOKS-N-BITS From the Douglas County Public Library

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Among the new books at the library you will find:


Hotshot, by Julie Garwood; Moonrise, by Cassandra King; Ready to Die, by Lisa Jackson; Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King; How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny; Blood of Tyrants, by Naomi Novik; Unseen, by Karin Slaughter; Sweet Thunder, by Ivan Doig; Storm Riders, by Margaret Weis; The Lemon Orchard, by Luanne Rice; Thankless in Death, by J.D. Robb; Changes, by Pamela Nowak; Death Angel, by Linda Fairstein; The Longest Ride, by Nicholas Sparks; Bomb Shell, by Catherine Coulter; Gone, by James Patterson; Deadly Heat, by Richard Castle; King’s Mountain, by Sharyn McCrumb; Deadline, by Sandra Brown; Love Potion #10, by Betsy Woodman; Silencing Eve, by Iris Johansen; A Simple Song, by Melody Carlson; That Certain Summer, by Irene Hannon; The Tutor’s Daughter, by Julie Klassen; Vanished, by Irene Hannon; The Last Sin Eater, by Francine Rivers; Leota’s Garden, by Francine Rivers; And the Shofar Blew, by Francine Rivers; Sisters of Mercy Flats, by Lori Copeland; Storm Front, by John Sandford; The Mayan Secrets, by Clive Cussler; Confessions, the Private School Murders, by James Patterson; Doing Hard Time, by Stuart Woods; Tragic, by Robert K. Tanenbaum.


The Tender Soldier; A True Story of War and Sacrifice, by Vanessa M. Gezari; Five Days at Memorial, by Sheri Fink; Killing Jesus, by Bill O’Reilly; Miss Anne In Harlem, by Carla Kaplan; Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg; Embers of War, by Fredrik Logevall; Lawrence In Arabia, by Scott Anderson; Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here, by Karima Bennoune.


Deadline, by Sandra Brown; Never Go Back, by Lee Child; The English Girl, by Daniel Silva; How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny; The Longest Ride, by Nicholas Sparks; Light of the World, by James Burke; Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King; The Whole Enchilada, by Diane Mott Davidson; One Summer, America 1927, by Bill Bryson.