New books: January 2012

November 28, 2011

Use your Grandview Library card to search & reserve the books below.

Just enter the titles into our catalog from your computer, or call Circulation at 614-486-2951 to have a staff member place a hold for you.

Want more? Find new books, movies & music.
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The titles below that are not at the Grandview Library may be borrowed for you from our consortium libraries.

NEW FICTION: January 2012

  • Lara Adrian—Darker After Midnight: A Midnight Breed Novel
  • Ayad Akhtar—American Dervish
  • Alice Albinia—Leela’s Book
  • Niccolò Ammaniti—Me and You
  • Shalom Auslander—Hope: A Tragedy
  • Ellis Avery—The Last Nude
  • Nevada Barr—The Rope: An Anna Pigeon Novel
  • Dave Barry & Alan Zweibel—Lunatics
  • Greg Bear —Halo: Primordium
  • Naomi Benaron—Running the Rift
  • Larry Bond & Jim DeFelice—Larry Bond’s Red Dragon Rising: Shock of War
  • Ryan Boudinot—Blueprints of the Afterlife
  • John Burdett—Vulture Peak: A Sonchai Jitpleecheep Novel
  • Thomas M. Caplan—The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen
  • Orson Scott Card—Shadows In Flight
  • Donato Carrisi—The Whisperer
  • Mary Jane Clark—The Look of Love: A Piper Donovan Mystery
  • Bernard Cornwell—Death of Kings
  • Robert Crais—Taken
  • Tim Dorsey—Pineapple Grenade
  • Erin Duffy—Bond Girl
  • Joe Dunthorne—Wild Abandon
  • Janet Evanovich—Love in a Nutshell
  • Amy Franklin-Willis—The Lost Saints of Tennessee
  • Dalton Fury—Black Site: A Delta Force Novel
  • Elizabeth George—Believing the Lie
  • Alex Gilvarry—From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant
  • James Grippando—Need You Now
  • Seré Prince Halverson—The Underside of Joy
  • Kristin Hannah—Home Front
  • Mo Hayder—Hanging Hill
  • Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson—Sisterhood of Dune
  • Jack Higgins—A Devil is Waiting
  • Rachel Hore—A Place of Secrets
  • Michel Houellebecq—The Map and the Territory
  • Joshilyn Jackson—A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty
  • Adam Johnson—The Orphan Master’s Son
  • Christopher Morgan Jones—The Silent Oligarch
  • Darynda Jones—Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • Faye Kellerman—Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel
  • Jayne Ann Krentz—Copper Beach: A Dark Legacy Novel
  • William Landay—Defending Jacob
  • Stephanie Laurens— The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae
  • Elmore Leonard—Raylan
  • John Lescroart—The Hunter
  • Penelope Lively—How It All Began
  • Margot Livesey —The Flight of Gemma Hardy
  • Bret Lott—Dead Low Tide: A Novel
  • Ben Marcus—The Flame Alphabet
  • Val McDermid—The Retribution
  • Leslie Meier—Chocolate Covered Murder
  • Fern Michaels—Deadline
  • Liz Moore—Heft: A Novel
  • Walter Mosley—All I Did Was Shoot My Man: A Leonid McGill Mystery
  • Carol O’Connell—The Chalk Girl: A Mallory Novel
  • Daniel O’Malley—The Rook
  • Stewart O’Nan—The Odds: A Love Story
  • Sara Paretsky—Breakdown: A V.I. Warshawski Novel
  • T. Jefferson Parker—The Jaguar: A Charlie Hood Novel
  • James Patterson & Maxine Paetro—Private: #1 Suspect
  • George Peleconos—What It Was
  • Stef Penney—The Invisible Ones
  • Elliot Perlman—The Street Sweeper
  • Gin Phillips—Come In and Cover Me
  • Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child—Gideon’s Corpse
  • Matthew Reilly—Scarecrow Returns
  • William Ryan—The Darkening Field
  • Tom Rob Smith—Agent 6: A Novel
  • Dan Simmons—Phases of Gravity
  • David Snodin—Iago: A Novel
  • Eva Stachniak—The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great
  • Edward St. Aubyn—At Last
  • Brad Taylor—All Necessary Force
  • Charles Todd—The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery
  • Thrity Umrigar—The World We Found
  • Hilma Wolitzer—An Available Man
  • Jacqueline Yallop—Obedience

NEW NONFICTION: January 2012

  • Lori AndrewsI Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy
  • John M. Barry—Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty
  • Diane Brady—Fraternity: In 1968, a Visionary Priest Recruited 20 Black Men to the College of the Holy Cross and Changed Their Lives and the Course of History
  • Paula Broadwell & Vernon Loeb—All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
  • Stephen R. Covey, et al.Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World
  • Stephen DavisMore Room in a Broken Heart: The True Adventures of Carly Simon
  • Laurent Dubois—Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
  • Thomas Edsall—The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics
  • Robert Fitzpatrick & Jon Land—Betrayal: Whitey Bulger and the FBI Agent Who Fought to Bring Him Down
  • Caitlin Flanagan—Girl Land
  • Julia Fox—Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
  • Thomas Frank—Pity the Billionaire: The Unlikely Resurgence of the American Right
  • William H. Gass—Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts
  • Wael Ghonim—Revolution 2.0: A Memoir and Call to Action
  • William Gibson—Distrust That Particular Flavor
  • Elizabeth Hasselbeck—Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They’ll Never Believe It’s Gluten-Free
  • Doc Hendley—Wine to Water: A Bartender’s Quest to Bring Clean Water to the World
  • Andrea Hiott—Thinking Small: the Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
  • Jennifer Hudson—I Got This: How I Lost What Weighed Me Down and Found Myself
  • Pico Iyer—The Man Within My Head
  • Jodi Kantor—The Obamas
  • Ashraf Khalil—Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation
  • Michael Kranish & Scott Helman—The Real Romney
  • Lawrence KraussA Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
  • Chris Kyle, et al.—American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
  • Walter Laqueur—After the Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent
  • Robert Leleux—The Living End: A Family Memoir of Forgetting and Forgiving
  • Harriet Lerner—Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up
  • Gary Marcus—Guitar Zero: On Becoming Musical
  • Bob Marley—The Future Is the Beginning: The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley
  • Andrew Marr—The Real Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
  • John Matteson—The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
  • Emma Pearse—Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog
  • Stef Penney—The Invisible Ones
  • Margaret Powell—Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir That Inspired “Upstairs, Downstairs” and “Downton Abbey”
  • Roger Rosenblatt—Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats
  • Gil Scott-Heron— The Last Holiday
  • Deborah Scroggins—Wanted Women: Faith, Lies, and the War on Terror: The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui
  • Julia Flynn Siler—Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America’s First Imperial Adventure
  • Kevin Smith—Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good
  • Sally Bedell Smith—Elizabeth the Queen: Inside the Life of a Modern Monarch
  • Philip Taubman—The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
  • David Treuer—Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life
  • Tricia Tunstall—Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music
  • Alec Wilkinson—The Ice Balloon: S.A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

Catalog down at 6 pm on Sat, Nov 26

November 23, 2011

Our catalog will be unavailable Saturday, November 26, beginning at 6 pm, for system maintenance.

We hope the work will be easy & quick. Thank you for your patience!

Questions? Call Circulation at 614-486-2951.

Handmade Remembrance Tree ornaments

November 16, 2011

Purchase an ornament in honor or in memory of someone special, and help decorate the Grandview Library’s Remembrance Tree, located in our Atrium during the holidays.
These felt snowman star ornaments were designed & handmade by Grandview resident Nancy Kukla!
The minimum donation is $15. Use this form (PDF) or pick one up in the Atrium.
Please consider a donation to the annual Remembrance Tree campaign to honor or remember someone special during the holiday season.

We truly appreciate the great support the Grandview Library receives from you!

Questions? Call Connie Frecker at 614-486-2954.

New events through May 2012

November 14, 2011

It’s a new season of events, concerts & fun at the Grandview Library!

Join us for fascinating talks, great workshops, live music, and fun for all ages.

Find out what’s happening December 2011-May 2012.










NOV. 8: Vote in the General Election

November 2, 2011

Exercise your right to vote!

Learn about statewide issues and get voter information from:

Get your forms at the Grandview Library, available at the Circulation desk:

At a table just inside the parking lot doors, the Library provides:

  • Voter Information Bulletins from the League of Women Voters of Ohio
  • Campaign literature from a variety of local candidates & groups

Questions? Call Reference at 614-481-3776.