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Staff Picks 2009

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Back due to Popular Demand
The Annual Bryant Library Staff Picks for 2009 are Here!!
Enjoy what our staff enjoyed!!




Popular Fiction
7th Heaven - James Patterson
The Associate - John Grisham
Beginner’s Greek - James Collins
Beyond the Highland Mist - Karen Marie Moning
Change of Heart - Jodi Picoult
Chasing Harry Winston - Lauren Weisberger
The Coldest Winter Ever - Sister Souljah
Don’t Look Twice: A Novel - Andrew Gross
Double Cross - James Patterson
Fire and Ice - Julie Garwood
The Gate House - Nelson DeMille
Handle With Care - Jodi Picoult
Kane and Abel - Jeffrey Archer
Knit Two - Kate Jacobs
Lark and Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips
The Lion’s Game - Nelson DeMille
Little Bitty Lies - Mary Kay Andrews
Love the One You’re With - Emily Giffen
The Lucky One - Nicholas Sparks
Made in the U. S. A. - Billie Letts
Off Season - Anne Rivers Siddons
One Fifth Avenue - Candace Bushnell
Outtakes from a Marriage - Ann Leary
Paths of Glory - Jeffrey Archer
Pursuit - Karen Robards
Remember Me? - Sophie Kinsella
Rococo - Adriana Trigiani
Run For Your Life - James Patterson
The School of Essential Ingredients - Erica Bauermeister
Second Chance - Jane Green
The Secret Between Us - Barbara Delinsky
Souvenir - Therese Fowler
The Space Between Us - Thrity Umrigar
Still Alice - Lisa Genova
Sundays at Tiffany’s - James Patterson
Supreme Courtship - Christopher Buckley 
Testimony - Anita Shreve
Twenty Wishes - Debbie Macomber
Very Valentine - Adriana Trigiani
Where the Heart is - Billie Letts

Literary Fiction
After This - Alice McDermott
American Wife - Curtis Sittenfeld
Black Swan Green - David Mitchell
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Days of Abandonment - Elena Ferrante
Disobedience - Naomi Alderman
Disquiet - Julia Leigh
Ellen Foster - Kaye Gibbons
Flights of Love - Bernhard Schlink
God of Animals - Aryn Kyle
In the Land of Second Chances - George Shaffner
Indignation - Philip Roth
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint - Brady Udall
Netherland - Joseph O’Neill
No Ordinary Matter - Jenny McPhee
Nobody’s Fool - Richard Russo
Not Me - Michael Lavigne
One Fine Day - Mollie Panter-Downes
One Foot In Eden - Ron Rash
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
The Saturday Wife - Naomi Ragen
The Seven Sisters - Margaret Drabble
The Shooters - W.E.B. Griffin
Sing Them Home - Stephanie Kallos
Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski
TheYear of Fog - Michelle Richmond

Black Out -
Lisa Unger
Bone by Bone - Carol O’Connell
Bones - Jonathan Kellerman
The Bright Forever - Lee Martin
Chill Factor - Sandra Brown
A Christmas Grace - Anne Perry
Dashing Through the Snow - Mary Higgins Clark
Divine Justice - David Baldacci
Fearless Fourteen - Janet Evanovich
First Daughter - Eric Van Lustbader
Heat Lightning - John Sandford 
Hot Mahogany - Stuart Woods
The House at Riverton - Kate Morton
Just Take My Heart - Mary Higgins Clark
The Lace Reader - Brunonia Barry
Long Lost - Harlan Coben
Love Mercy - Earlene Fowler
Moscow Rules - Daniel Silva
A Most Wanted Man - John Le Carre
Mounting Fears - Stuart Woods
The Night Villa - Carol Goodman
One of Those Malibu Nights - Elizabeth Adler
Over Her Dead Body - Kate White
Palace Council - Stephen L. Carter
Remember Me - Mary Higgins Clark
Scarpetta - Patricia Cornwell
Stalking Susan - Julie Kramer
Still Life - Joy Fielding
Stone Cold - David Baldacci
TailSpin - Catherine Coulter
Thinner - Stephen King
Third Degree - Greg Iles
When Will There Be Good News?  - Kate Atkinson
The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga
The Whole Truth - David Baldacci
The Woods - Harlan Coben
Wormwood - Susan Wittig Albert

Historical Fiction
The 19th Wife
  - David Ebershoff
The Book of Night Women - Marlon James
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - John Boyne
The Commoner - John Burnham Schwartz
The Constant Princess - Philippa Gregory
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Jephte’s Daughter - Naomi Ragen
The Lost Garden - Helen Humphreys
The Palace of Illusions - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
People of the Book - Geraldine Brooks
The Piano Teacher - Janice Y. K. Lee
Pictures at an Exhibition - Sara Houghteling
Sarah’s Key - Tatiana de Rosnay
The Septembers of Shiraz - Dalia Sofer
Serena - Ron Rash
Skeletons at the Feast - Chris Bohjalian
The Women - T. C. Boyle

Blue Bloods
- Melissa De La Cruz
The Host - Stephenie Meyer
The Judas Strain - James Rollins
The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
The Speed of Dark - Elizabeth Moon
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer

Are You There Vodka?  It’s Me, Chelsea -
Chelsea Handler
The Hemingses of Monticello - Annette Gordon-Reed
A Homemade Life - Molly Wizenberg
The Invention of Air - Steven  Johnson
The Invisible Wall - Harry Bernstein
Life Interrupted: the Unfinished Monologue - Spalding Gray
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier - Ishmael Beah
The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit - Lucette Matalon Lagnado
Reunion in Barsaloi - Corinne Hofman
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life - Alice Schroeder
Tender at the Bone - Ruth Reichl
Wait Till Next Year - Doris Kearns Goodwin
The White Masai - Corinne Hofmann
The Yankee Years - Joe Torre

Age Defying Fitness
- Marilyn Moffat
The Angel of Grozny - Asne Seierstad
Animal Spirits - George A. Akerlof, Robert J. Shiller
Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar's Way to Transform Your Dog and Your Life - Cesar Millan
Bringing Home the Birkin - Michael Tonello
Cats in the Belfry - Doreen Tovey
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life - Daniel G. Amen
Dewey: the Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World - Vicki Myron
Don’t Know Much About History - Kenneth C. Davis
Don’t Know Much About Mythology - Kenneth C. Davis
Emotional Freedom - Judith Orloff
Endpoint and Other Poems - John Updike
Fool's Paradise - Steven Gaines
The Gardner Heist: the True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft - Ulrich Boser
The Geography of Bliss - Eric Weiner
The Ghost Map - Steven Johnson
Gift From the Sea - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba, and Then Lost It to the Revolution - T. J. English
Hot, Flat and Crowded - Thomas Friedman
The House on First Street - Julia Reed
Imagining India - Nandan Nilekani
The Innocent Man - John Grisham
A Lion Called Christian – Anthony Bourke
The Lost Art of Walking – Geoff Nicholson
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose - Eckhart Tolle
The Nine - Jeffrey Toobin
One Big Happy Family - edited by Rebecca Walker
Outliers: The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell
The Post-American World - Fareed Zakaria
The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
Proust Was a Neuroscientist - Jonah Lehrer
Smart Women Don't Retire-They Break FreeGail Rentsch
The Survivors Club - Ben Sherwood
A Trip to the Beach - Melinda and Robert Blanchard
Welcome to Shirley: a Memoir From an Atomic Town Kelly McMasters
What Would Google Do? - Jeff Jarvis
What’s Age Got to do With it? - Robin McGraw
YOU: Being Beautiful – Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet Oz

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