New Books on CD – March 2008

The Abstinence Teacher Tom Perrotta – Stonewood Heights is the setting for this story of a human sexuality teacher and her daughter’s soccer coach.

The Anatomy of Deception Lawrence Goldstone – Murder, secrets, and crime in the Philadelphia of 1889.

The Appeal John Grisham – A jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste.

The Art of Power Thich Nhat Hanh – True power comes from within.

Beverly Hills Dead Stuart Woods – Murder, political intrigue, and betrayal boil over in 1940’s Hollywood.

Big Boned Meg Cabot – Sometime sleuth Heather Wells finds herself on the shortlist of suspects in the murder of an unloveable boss.

Capitol Conspiracy William Bernhardt – Oklahoma defense attorney Ben Kincaid is in a campaign of terror against government officials in the nation’s capital.

The Chameleon’s Shadow Minette Walters – When British Lieutenant Charles Acland returns home from Iraq, he suffers from a head injury and personality changes, but is he capable of murder?

The Darkest Evening of the Year Dean Koontz – The new thriller by a perennially favorite author features Amy Redwing who is dedicated to saving golden retrievers.

Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat? An Easy Plan for Losing Weight and Living More Peter Walsh – Rather than count calories, focus on how, why, and where you eat.

Duma Key Stephen King – Recuperating from a construction accident, Edgar Freemantle’s life takes a supernatural turn as he recuperates on Duma Key. Vintage King.

The Fall of the House of Bush Craig Unger – A critical look at the Bush presidency and the war in Iraq.

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity David Allen – Our ability to be productive is directly proportional to our ability to relax and our minds are clear.

The Ghost Robert Harris – Power, politics, corruption and murder are all featured in a thriller involving a ghost writer and a British prime minister.

Her Last Death Susanna Sonnenberg – An emotional tale of a daughter’s relationship with her mother.

Homecoming Bernhard Schlink – As a child of World War II, Peter Debauer grew up with few memories of his father. His search for him takes him through Europe and finally to New York City.

The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want Sonja Lyubomirsky – Methods to increase happiness in our day-to-day lives — in the short term and over the long term.

I Am Legend Richard Matheson – The classic horror novel, recently released as a film, is now available as an audiobook.

I’m Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers Tim Madigan – The story of the author’s personal friendship with Mr. Rogers and the important legacy that he left to all of us.

Light of the Moon Luanne Rice – Susannah Connolly travels to France to fulfill her mother’s dying wish to find a mysterious saint linked to her family’s history.

The Painter of Battles Arturo Pérez-Reverte – Andres Faulques, a famous war photographer, has retired on the coast of Spain, when the man featured in a long-ago photograph appears with the intention of killing him.

Remember Me Sophie Kinsella – Following a car accident, Lexi Smart finds she has a completely different life than the one she used to know.

The Secret Between Us Barbara Delinsky – Deborah Monroe and her daughter, Grace are in an accident. When Deborah takes responsibility, the deception takes on a life of its own.

The Senator’s Wife Sue Miller – The author of While I Was Gone returns with the story of two women and a portrait of two marriages.

The Serpent’s Tale Ariana Franklin – Adelia Aguilar, returns from her earlier outing in Mistress of the Art of Death, to unravel the murder of King Henry II’s mistress.

7th Heaven James Patterson – The Women’s Murder Club faces a terrifying case.

Shadow Music Julie Garwood – King John has arranged for the marriage of Princess Gabrielle to a Scottish laird, but intrigue, war and romance intervene.

Shakespeare: The World as Stage Bill Bryson – The author explores the life and works of William Shakespeare and offers humorous reflections of his own adventures in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Tree of Smoke Denis Johnson – Outstanding reviews have accompanied this new novel set during the Vietnam War era.

Watchman Ian Rankin – Miles Flint is a government spy who has been making some serious mistakes.

Wizard’s Daughter Catherine Coulter – A young woman with a mysterious past is able to interpret an ancient book in 1830’s London.