PARIS – The Paris Public Library recently added the following books to its collection:

Adult fiction

“East Side Story,” Louis Auchincloss; “Snowed In,” Christina Bartolomeo; “Straits of Power,” Joe Buff; “A Salty Piece of Land,” Jimmy Buffett; “Now You See Him,” Stella Cameron; “The Final Solution,” Michael Chabon; “The Glass Virgin,” Catherine Cookson; “State of Fear,” Michael Crichton; “Black Wind,” Clive Cussler; “Night Fall,” Nelson DeMille.

Also, “Spider Dance,” Carole Nelson Douglas; “O Play That Thing,” Roddy Doyle; “The Treasured One,” David Eddings; “Metro Girl,” Janet Evanovich; “The Courage Consort,” Michael Faber; “Paradise Fields,” Katie Forde; “A Redbird Christmas,” Fannie Flagg.

Also, “Whiteout,” Ken Follett; “The Golden Years,” Andrew Greeley; “The Virgin’s Lover,” Philippa Gregory; “The Pacific and Other Stories,” Mark Helprin; “Twisted,” Jonathan Kellerman; “Jericho’s Road,” Elmer Kelton; “Christmas Promise,” Thomas Kinkade; “Life Expectancy,” Dean Koontz; “Falling Awake,” Jayne Ann Krentz; “Motive,” John Lescroart.

Also, “Men and Cartoons,” Jonathan Lethem; “The Lazarus Vendetta,” Robert Ludlum; “When Christmas Comes,” Debbie Macomber; “The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios,” Yann Martel; “Citizen Girl,” Emma McLaughlin; “Loop Group,” Larry McMurtry; “Lady of the Sea,” Rosalind Miles; “The Stupidest Angel,” Christopher Moore.

Also, “Rumpole and the Penge Bugalow Murder,” John Mortimer; “Runaway,” Alice Munro; “That Christmas Feeling,” Catherine Palmer; “London Bridges,” James Patterson; “Bad Dirt,” E. Annie Proulx; “Silver Bells,” Luanne Rice; “Fox River,” Emilie Richards; “Gilead,” Marilyn Robinson; “The Plot Against America,” Philip Roth.

“The First Two Novels,” Lisa Scottoline; “Star Wars: Jedi Trial,” David Sherman; “The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Stories,” Alexander McCall Smith; “Wolves Eat Dogs,” Martin Cruz Smith; “Echoes,” Danielle Steel; “The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again,” Nancy Thayer; “The Godfather Returns,” Mark Weingardner.

Also, “Mantrapped,” Fay Weldon; “An Obituary for Major Reno,” Richard Wheeler; “Shadowmarch,” Tad Williams; “I am Charlotte Simons,” Tom Wolfe.


“Access Denied,” Donna Andrews; “Case Histories,” Kate Atkinson; “Please Do Feed the Cat,” Marian Babson; “The Depths of Solitude,” Jo Bannister; “Deadly Dance,” M.C. Beaton; “A Midsummer Night’s Scream,” Jill Churchill; “The Christmas Thief,” Mary Higgins Clark.

Also, “Bond with Death,” Bill Crider; “Winter of Discontent,” Jeanne Dams; “A Mourning Wedding,” Carola Dunn; “And a Puzzle to Die On,” Parnell Hall; “Convenient Disposal,” Steven Havill; “Skeleton Man,” Tony Hillerman; “Now You See It,” Stuart Kaminsky; “The Last Dark Place,” Stuart Kaminsky.

Also, “The Dreaming Detective,” H.R.F. Keating; “Crushing Crystal,” Evan Marshall; “Green Thumb,” Ralph McInerny; “Dead Man in Trieste,” Michael Pearce; “Rottweiler,” Ruth Rendell; “Till the End of Tom,” Gillian Roberts; “False Profits,” Patricia Smiley; “Nobody Runs Forever,” Richard Stark; “Thief in Retreat,” Aimee Thurlo.


“Afterlife,” Douglas Clegg; “Always,” Jude Deveraux; “Faithful Unto Death,” Caroline Graham; “Place of Safety,” Caroline Graham; “Light My Fire,” Jane Graves; “Insatiable,” Virginia Henley; “Lord of Seduction,” Nicole Jordan; “The Prize,” Brenda Joyce.

Also, “Secrets of a Summer Night,” Lisa Kleypas; “Say It Again Sam,” Mary McBride; “Secondhand Bride,” Linda Lael Miller; “Blue Dahlia,” Nora Roberts; “A Texan’s Luck,” Jodi Thomas; “Disordered Minds,” Minette Walters; “Tomb,” F. Paul Wilson.

Young adult

“Snakecharm,” Amelia Atwater-Rhodes; “The Great Tree of Avalon,” T.A. Barron; “Assassin,” Patricia Finney; “Marvel 1602,” Neil Gaiman; “The Akhenaten Adventure,” P.B. Kerr; “Bound,” Donna J. Napoli; “The Ruling Class,” Francine Pascal; “Sammy Keyes and the Psycho Kitty,” Wendy Van Draanen; “Now You See It,” Vivian Vande Velde.

Large print

“Night Fall,” Nelson DeMille; “Metro Girl,” Janet Evanovich; “Life Expectancy,” Dean Koontz; “London Bridges,” James Patterson; “Echoes,” Danielle Steel.

Adult nonfiction

“Chance,” Amir Aczel; “Man Bites Log,” Max Alexander; “Soul of a Butterfly,” Muhammad Ali; “Keep It Off: Use the Power of Self Hypnosis,” Brian Alman; “Let Me Tell You a Story,” Red Auerbach; “Sylvia Browne’s Lessons for Life,” Sylvia Browne; “Magical Thinking,” August Burroughs; “Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend’s Soul,” Jack Canfield.

Also, “German for Dummies,” Paulina Christensen; “The 8th Habit,” Stephen Covey; “The Long Goodbye,” Patty Davis; “Home Alone America,” Mary Eberstadt; “His Excellency: George Washington’s Life,” Joseph J. Ellis; “The Magic of M.C. Escher,” M.C. Escher; “Race to the Pole,” Ranulph Fiennes.

Also, “Earth: an Intimate History,” Richard Fortey; “Armageddon: the Battle for Germany 1945,” Max Hastings; “Ancestor’s Tale,” Richard Hawkins; “To Rule the Waves: The British Navy,” Arthur Herman; “On the Run: A Mafia Childhood,” Gregg Hill; “The Last Season,” Phil Jackson; “The Dogs of Bedlam Farm,” Jon Katz; “The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge,” Alex Kershaw.

Also, “Blueprint Affordable,” Michelle Kodis; “Fantastic Voyage,” Ray Kurzweil; “The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health,” Michio Kushi; “Because He Could,” Dick Morris; “Faithful,” Stewart O’Nan; “A Paper Life,” Tatum O’Neal; “Your Best Life Now,” Joel Osteen; “The Perricone Promise,” Nicholas Perricone.

Also, “Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour,” Joseph Persico; “The Missing Peace,” Dennis Ross; “The Case for Democracy,” Natan Sharansky; “The Okinawa Diet Plan,” Bradley Willcox; “A Gift of Change,” Marianne Williamson.

Books on audiocassettes

“State of Fear,” Michael Crichton; “Black Wind,” Clive Cussler; “Night Fall,” Nelson DeMille; “Metro Girl,” Janet Evanovich; “A Redbird Christmas,” Fannie Flagg; “Skipping Christmas,” John Grisham; “Life Expectancy,” Dean Koontz; “Falling Awake,” Jayne Ann Krentz; “London Bridges,” James Patterson; “Blue Dahlia,” Nora Roberts; “Echoes,” Danielle Steel.

Books on CDs

“State of Fear,” Michael Crichton; “Night Fall,” Nelson DeMille; “Metro Girl,” Janet Evanovich; “Whiteout,” Ken Follett; “Skeleton Man,” Tony Hillerman; “Life Expectancy,” Dean Koontz; “Falling Awake,” Jayne Ann Krentz; “London Bridges,” James Patterson; “Blue Dahlia,” Nora Roberts; “Northern Lights,” Nora Roberts; “Echoes,” Danielle Steel.

Picture books

“Henry, The Christmas Cat,” Mary Calhoun; “The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleys,” Jean Cassels; “Charlie’s Raven,” Jean Craighead George; “Snowboard Twist,” Jean Craighead George; “The Song of Creation,” Paul Goble; “My Little Sister Hugged an Ape,” Bill Grossman; “Toot and Puddle the New Friend,” Holly Hobbie.

Also, “A Christmas Like Helen’s,” Natalie Kinsey-Warnock; “Nonsense,” Edward Lear; “The Legend of the Old Man of the Mountain,” Denise Ortakales; “Santakid,” James Patterson; “Long Night Moon,” Cynthia Rylant;”Puppy Mudge Finds a Friend,” Cynthia Rylant.

Also, “The Well at the End of the World,” Robert San Souci; “In God’s Name,” Sandy Sasso; “Zanna’s Gift,” Scott Thomas; “Max and Ruby’s Snowy Day,” Rosemary Wells.

Juvenile fiction

“Arthur and the Nerves of Steal,” Marc Brown; “Whispering to Witches,” Anna Dale; “The Meanwhile Adventures,” Roddy Doyle; “The Star of Kazan,” Eva Ibbotson; “The Girls Rule,” Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; “The Teacher’s Funeral,” Richard Peck; “A Spy in the White House,” Ron Roy.

Also, “The Skeleton in the Smithsonian,” Ron Roy; “The Vampire’s Vacation,” Ron Roy; “White Wolf,” Ron Roy; “Who Cloned the President,” Ron Roy; “Da Wild, Da Crazy, Da Vinci,” Jon Scieszka; “The Lake of Skulls,” Paul Stewart; “Egyptology: Book of Osiris.”

Juvenile nonfiction

“Our Fifty States,” Mark Bockenhauer; “A Treasury of Christmas Songs,” Carolyn Vaughn; “Between Heaven and Earth,” Norman Howard; “Next Stop, Neptune,” Alvin Jenkins; “International Cookbook for Kids,” Matthew Locricchio.

Also, “Hear That Train Whistle Blow,” Milton Meltzer; “Emily Post’s the Guide to Good Behavior,” Peggy Post; “Cave Paintings to Picasso,” Henry Sayre; “I am a Tyrannosaurus,” Karen Wallace; “Gargoyles, Girders and Glass,” Bo Zaunders.

For more information, or to reserve a title, call the library at 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected] The library’s collection may be searched through the Web at

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