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

Adult fiction

“Oblivion,” Peter Abrahams; “Knitting,” Anne Bartlett; “Follies: New Stories,” Ann Beattie; “The Year of Pleasures,” Elizabeth Berg; “Into the Valley: The Settlers,” Rosanne Bittner; “The Third Translation,” Matt Bondurant; “Trial by Fire,” D.W. Buffa; “The Italian Secretary,” Caleb Carr.

Also, “No Place Like Home,” Mary Higgins Clark; “A Year in the Merde,” Stephen Clarke; “Innocent,” Harlan Coben; “In the Face of Jinn,” Cheryl Howard Crew; “Scourge of God,” William Dietrich; “In the Company of Liars,” David Ellis; “Company Man,” Joseph Finder.

Also, “As Simple as Snow,” Gregory Galloway; “The Year of the Woman,” Jonathan Gash; “The Hungry Tide,” Amitav Ghosh; “Wildwood Road,” Christopher Golden; “Savage Garden,” Denise Hamilton; “The Stroke of Midnight,” Lauren Hamilton; “The Baker’s Apprentice,” Judith Ryan Hendricks.

Also, “Never Let Me Go,” Kazuo Ishiguro; “Alibi,” Jospeh Kanon; “The Mermaid Chair,” Sue Monk Kidd; “The History of Love,” Nicole Krauss; “Heartbreak Hotel,” Jill Marie Landis; “Oh My Stars,” Lorna Landvik; “The Franklin Affair,” Jim Lehrer; “A Good Yarn,” Debbie Macomber; “Blown,” Francine Mathews; “Transgressions,” Ed McBain, editor.

Also, “Badwater,” Clinton McKinzie; “Pretty Woman,” Fern Michaels; “Lost in the Forest,” Sue Miller; “Breakdown Lane,” Jacquline Mitchard; “The Rosary Girls,” Richard Montanari; “Kafka on the Shore,” Haruk Murakami; “The Good Wife,” Stewart O’Nan; “Portrait,” Iain Pears; “Homeward My Heart,” Judith Pella.

Also, “Prince of Darkness,” Sharon Kay Penman; “Monster,” Frank Peretti; “Sleeper,” Gene Riehl; “Superstition,” Karen Robards; “Hunter Killer,” Patrick Robinson; “Map of Bones,” James Rollins; “Sullivan’s Justice,” Nancy Taylor Rosenberg; “True Beliver,” Nicholas Sparks.

Also, “A Brief Lunacy,” Cynthia Thayer; “We Few,” David Weber; “Watch Your Back,” Donald Westlake; “Table for Five,” Susan Wiggs; “Lighthousekeeping,” Jean Winterson; “Any Bitter Thing,” Monica Wood; “Two Dollar Bill,” Stuart Woods; “Lucky Strike,” Nancy Zafris.


“Dead Man’s Bones,” Susan Wittig Albert; “Graveyard Position,” Robert Barnard; “Sick of Shadows,” Marion Chesney; “Alpine Quilt,” Mary Daheim; “Sex, Murder and a Double Latte,” Kyra Davis; “Cat in a Hot Pink Pursuit,” Carole Douglas; “Where There’s a Will,” Aaron Elkins; “Mountain Peril: a White Mountain Mystery,” Tom Eslick.

Also, “Little Black Dress,” Loren Estleman; “Delectable Mountains,” Earlene Fowler; “Crazy Eights,” Elizabeth Gunn; “The Headmaster’s Wife,” Jane Haddam; “Dead Reckoning,” Patricia Hall; “The Moai Murders,” Lyn Hamilton; “Death of the Party,” Carolyn Hart.

Also, “Murder at Five Finger Light,” Sue Henry; “The Goodbye Body,” Joan Hess; “Blood from a Stone,” Donna Leon; “In the Company of Cheerful Ladies,” Alexander McCall Smith; “Body in the Snowdrift,” Katherine Emerson Page; “Point in the Market: a Mamur Zapt Mystery,” Michael Pearce; “Dead Run,” P.J. Tracy.

Adult nonfiction

“A Real Boy: a True Story of Autism,” Christina Adams; “Field Notes on the Compassionate Life,” Marc Barasch; “Hip to Stitch,” Melinda Barta; “Three Nights in August,” H.G. Bissinger; “Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad,” Fergus Bordewich; “The Scariest Place in the World: a Marine Returns to North Korea,” James Brady.

Also, “3 Hour Diet,” Jorge Cruise; “One Soldier’s Story,” Bob Dole; “The Luckiest Man: the Life and Death of Lou Gehrig,” Jonathan Eig; “My Life So Far,” Jane Fonda; “The World is Flat: a Brief History of the 21st Century,” Thomas Friedman; “Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity,” John Gribbin; “The Screenwriter’s Sourcebook,” Michael Haddad.

Also, “Homescaping,” Anne Halpin; “Lifelike Drawing with Lee Hammond,” Lee Hamilton; “Twilight Children,” Torey Hayden; “Complete Beading,” Jema Hewitt; “The Gift of ADHD,” Lara Honos-Webb; “No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance Armstrong,” Linda Armstrong Kelly; “Freakonomics,” Steven Levitt.

Also, “When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the Presidency,” Patricia O’Toole; “Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy,” Greg Pahl; “The Body for Life for Women,” Pamela Peeke; “On the Wild Edge,” David Petersen; “Being Perfect,” Anna Quindlen; “30 Minutes Get Real Meals,” Rachael Ray.

Also, “Garlic and Sapphires: the Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise,” Ruth Reichl; “Cinderella Man,” Jeremy Schaap; “Lucky,” Alice Sebold; “Reversing the Curse,” Dan Shaughnessy; “Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the 20th Century,” Lauren Slater; “50,001 Best Baby Names,” Diane Stafford.

Also, “The Sociopath Next Door,” Martha Stout; “Lucky Child,” Loung Ung; “Winning,” Jack Welch; “A Bitter Brew: Faith, Power and Poison in a Small New England Town,” Christina Young; “Our Bodies, Ourselves: a New Edition;” “Reader’s Digest Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual.”

Young adult

“Down the Rabbit Hole: an Echo Falls Mystery,” Peter Abrahams; “Whales on Stilts,” M.T. Anderson; “The Wizard Test,” Hilari Bell; “Conspiracy: A Lady Cavendish Mystery,” Patricia Finney; “Stained,” Jennifer Jacobson; “Convicts,” Iain Lawrence; “Bras and Broomsticks,” Sara Mlynowksi; “47,” Walter Mosley; “Maximum Ride,” James Patterson; “Time Hackers,” Gary Paulsen; “The Dashwood Sisters’ Secrets of Love,” Rosie Rushton; “Tiger,” Jeff Stone.

For more information or to reserve a title, call the library at 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected] The library’s collection may also be searched on its Web page at Volunteers are available to deliver materials to anyone unable to make into the library.

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