New Books on CD – February 2008

The Almost Moon Alice Sebold – The author of The Lovely Bones presents a portrait of a mother-daughter bond that descends into murder.

Away Amy Bloom – When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian Leyb comes to America alone, but then she learns that her daughter, Sophie, may still be alive.

Book of the Dead Patricia Cornwell – The “Book of the Dead” is the morgue log. For Kay Scarpetta, however, it is about to acquire a new meaning.

Bridge of Sighs Richard Russo – The author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Empire Falls, returns with a story of a small-town family confronted with the experiences of a friend who now lives in Italy.

Clapton: The Autobiography Eric Clapton – The prominent rock star tells the story of his eventful life.

A Complaint Free World: How to Stop Complaining and Start Enjoying the Life You Always Wanted Will Bowen – Learn how to form the positive habit of not complaining, criticizing or gossiping.

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 Rick Atkinson – The harrowing story of the Allies’ campaign to liberate Italy.

Double Cross James Patterson – Alex Cross rejoins the police force to face the most diabolical villain he has ever encountered–a serial killer who aspires to be a celebrity.

Education of an Accidental CEO: Lessons Learned from the Trailer Park to the Corner Office David Novak – The chairman of the world’s largest restaurant company explains his street-smart wisdom.

Free Fall Fern Michaels – Sooner or later, the Sisterhood always gets their man.

Gentlemen of the Road Michael Chabon – The noted literary stylist presents a riff on the legendary adventure novels, with a tale of two 9th century men of fortune.

Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground Robert D. Kaplan – A firsthand account of the work of American military personnel throughout the world.