[bksvol-discuss] New Books (48) for 08-22



=====FICTION, 13


AND BABY MAKES FIVE, BY GAIL GAYMER MARTIN
This is not what Felisa Carrillo envisioned when she left her home in Guadalajara. Sixteen, married to a handsome guy, heading to America. Who could have know her husband would turn abusive and "America" would mean migrant work and impoverished living?
Excellent Quality, 170 Pages
Romance,  Religion and Spirituality
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/107826/

AVENGER (STAR TREK), BY GARFIELD REEVES-STEVENS AND JUDITH REEVES-STEVENS AND WILLIAM SHATNER A lethal virus, inimical to all conventional forms of plant life, threatens the entire Federation with starvation and dissolution. With the Federation already on the brink of overpopulation, Starfleet's resources are stretched to their limit.
Excellent Quality, 372 Pages
Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109101/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671551329/

FORBIDDEN SECRETS (FEAR STREET SAGAS #3), BY R. L. STINE
The dark poweer of the Fear family consumes all those connected with it. No one can escape the evil of the family's curse--not even the Fears themselves. Savannah Madison doesn't believe that. She marries Tyler Fear.
Excellent Quality, 150 Pages
Horror,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105748/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671529544/

HOT PURSUIT, BY SUZANNE BROCKMANN
Alyssa Locke is no stranger to dealing with danger. As team leader of the nation's number one personal security company, Troubleshooters Inc., she's seen more than her share of action, survived plenty of close calls, and holds her own with the best of them - and against the worst of them.
Excellent Quality, 406 Pages
Literature and Fiction,  Mystery and Thrillers
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109441/

JOURNEY BEYOND THE BEYOND (MAGIC LANDS), BY ROBERT STANEK
"Magic Lands" is a refreshingly unique fantastic adventure -- following the village elder's advice, Ray leaves his village, setting out for the place lost and deep where he will find a companion for his journey to the stone land.
Excellent Quality, 159 Pages
Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108951/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/157545064X/

KAREN'S GRANDAD (BABY SITTERS LITTLE SISTER), BY ANN M. MARTIN
Karen is happy that Granny and Grandad are living in the little house, but when Grandad gets sick, Karen is worried.
Excellent Quality, 108 Pages
Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105713/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590262807/

LOVE FINDS YOU IN POETRY, TEXAS, BY JANICE HANNA
Belinda Bauer in her ivory tower. In the German community of Poetry, Texas, Belinda spies an opportunity. The tiny town is filled with loggers and railroad men in need of wives, so she sets herself up as a marriage broker.
Excellent Quality, 303 Pages
Romance,  Literature and Fiction,  Religion and Spirituality
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109132/

MY LESS THAN SECRET LIFE: A DIARY, FICTION, ESSAYS, BY JONATHAN AMES
The companion volume to Jonathan Ames's first memoir-ish endeavor, the mildly perverted and wildly amusing "What's Not to Love?", this collection of the cult author's fiction and essays includes Ames's public diary - the biweekly columns he penned for the "New York Press".
Excellent Quality, 398 Pages
Nonfiction,  Biographies and Memoirs,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109431/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1560253754/

TARGET (STAR WARS REBEL FORCE #1), BY ALEX WHEELER
It is a critical moment in the struggle between the Rebels and the Empire: the Force itself hangs in the balance, and all the hopes of the galaxy depend on the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and a host of other heroes.
Excellent Quality, 186 Pages
Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109144/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0545106125/

THE GOLDEN STATERS (THE MAKING OF AMERICA , BOOK 11), BY LEE DAVIS WILLOUGHBY The new land of the wild California territory was as rich and diverse as the people who came there seeking a new life. It was also fraught with every peril known to man.
Excellent Quality, 336 Pages
History,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108025/

THE POETRY OF OUR WORLD: AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY POETRY, BY JEFFERY PAINE Poets from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the English-speaking world are selected by the most distinguished authorities in the field and showcased in this distinctive anthology of poetry from the past 50 years.
Excellent Quality, 522 Pages
Poetry
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109393/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060553693/

THE TEXANS (THE MAKING OF AMERICA, BOOK 9), BY LEE DAVIS WILLOUGHBY
Men and women larger than life, they came to conquer the wild, open spaces. Jason Briscoe drove his longhorns to Abilene, determined to forge an empire bearing his name.
Excellent Quality, 350 Pages
History,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108022/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0440086655/

THE WILD AND THE WAYWARD (THE MAKING OF AMERICA, BOOK 8), BY GEORGIA GRANGER
This is the saga of the last days of the wild, wild West. It was, in a true sense, the last frontier, where the mavericks, dark trail riders and gunfighters made their last stand against the oncoming forces of civilization.
Excellent Quality, 393 Pages
History,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108021/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/044009674X/



=====NONFICTION, 10


A GUIDE TO COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD (REVISED SECOND EDITION), BY PETER STALKER
The new edition of this invaluable reference work has been painstakingly updated and revised to feature the very latest information in an overview of each country in the world.
Excellent Quality, 408 Pages
Nonfiction,  Reference,  Travel
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109399/

FROM SLAVE SHIP TO FREEDOM ROAD, BY JULIUS LESTER
"From Slave Ship to Freedom Road" presents the story of slavery from its beginnings on the infamous ships of the Middle Passage to the enslaved Africans' and their descendants.
Excellent Quality, 40 Pages
History,  Nonfiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109394/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0803718934/

GEORGE ELIOT, BY JENNIFER UGLOW
This biography of one of the greatest English novelists sheds important new light on George Eliot's audacious life and powerful works, including such masterpieces as "Middlemarch" and "The Mill on the Floss".
Excellent Quality, 296 Pages
Nonfiction,  Biographies and Memoirs
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109438/

JESUS FOR PRESIDENT: POLITICS FOR ORDINARY RADICALS, BY CHRIS HAW AND SHANE CLAIBORNE Amid all the buzz of politics and elections, Jesus for President is a refreshing reminder that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in the Jesus who gave his life for us.
Excellent Quality, 368 Pages
Nonfiction,  Religion and Spirituality
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109138/

LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, BY SHARON A. HOEGER AND WENER W. K. HOEGER Written by noted authority Dr. Werner Hoeger, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 10e, delivers thorough, balanced, and up-to-date coverage that equips you with the theory and tools needed to make positive health behavior choices now and throughout your life.
Excellent Quality, 515 Pages
Textbooks and Educational Materials,  Nonfiction,  Health, Mind and Body
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109417/

MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE (CORNERSTONES OF FREEDOM), BY FREDRICK L. MCKISSACK AND PATRICIA C. MCKISSACK Traces the life and advancements of the Bethune who fought bigotry and sought equality for blacks in the areas of education and political rights.
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages
History,  Nonfiction,  Biographies and Memoirs
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109139/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0516066587/

SPIRITS OF RESISTANCE AND CAPITALIST DISCIPLINE: FACTORY WOMEN IN MALAYSIA, BY AIHWA ONG An analysis of the rural conditions and economic status of female workers in the electronic industry in Malaysia.
Excellent Quality, 273 Pages
History,  Nonfiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109445/

THE LAST YEAR OF MALCOLM X: THE EVOLUTION OF A REVOLUTIONARY, BY GEORGE BREITMAN
Malcolm X's political evolution after he left the Nation Of Islam.
Excellent Quality, 177 Pages
History,  Nonfiction,  Biographies and Memoirs
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/95151/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0873480031/

TRADEMARK: LEGAL CARE FOR YOUR BUSINESS AND PRODUCT NAME (6TH EDITION), BY STEPHEN ELIAS With the advent of the Internet, small business owners and innovators of every stripe need to be ever-watchful when choosing and protecting their names, logos, packaging and slogans. Fortunately, there's help.
Excellent Quality, 366 Pages
Nonfiction,  Business and Finance
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109419/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0873379454/

WORLD HISTORY FOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (2ND EDITION), BY DAVID A. FISHER
As you study history, you will quickly see that God has a perfect plan for everything. He has a plan for your life as well. That plan can be understood only if you first accept Jesus Christ as your Savior.
Excellent Quality, 656 Pages
History,  Religion and Spirituality
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109435/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0890847126/



=====TEENS & CHILDREN, 25


BLOOD CURSE (VAMPIRE'S LOVE #1), BY JANICE HARRELL
Horror and romance abound in this gripping new miniseries. Girls 12 and up will love the first installment of this two-book tale about a teenage vampire, the boy she falls in love with, and her desperate attempt to become human again.
Excellent Quality, 229 Pages
Horror,  Romance,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109148/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590603884/

BROKEN HEARTS (FEAR STREET SUPER CHILLER #4), BY PATRICIA MACDONALD AND R. L. STINE An extra special chiller for Valentine's Day by the author of the Cheerleaders series. Josie and Melissa are frightened when they begin receiving threatening valentines. Then the murders begin.
Excellent Quality, 220 Pages
Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106078/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671786091/

GAME OF HEARTS (DISNEY'S HANNAH MONTANA #14), BY M. C. KING
When Lucas asks Lilly to be his girlfriend, Miley is so excited for her best friend! But when Lilly starts spending all of her free time with Lucas, Miley feels left out. To make matters worse, when Miley tells Lilly she caught Lucas kissing another girl, Lilly doesn't even believe her!
Excellent Quality, 126 Pages
Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108756/

KINGDOM ALLIANCE (RUIN MIST CHRONICLES, BOOK 2), BY ROBERT STANEK
Here is the second volume in Stanek's magnificent "Ruin Mist Chronicles". Filled with mystery, intrigue, adventure, and magic, the books transport readers to a world unlike any other.
Excellent Quality, 380 Pages
Teens,  Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108971/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1575450704/

THE FAT GIRL, BY MARILYN SACHS
Jeff Lyons is both repelled and fascinated by Ellen de Luca, the fat girl in his ceramics class. The "crumbs of kindness" he tosses her way soon turn into advice on weight loss, college, clothes...
Excellent Quality, 230 Pages
Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109495/

WISHFUL THINKING (DISNEY'S HANNAH MONTANA #16), BY LAURIE MCELROY
Miley Stewart looks like a regular girl-next-door, but when the lights go down, Miley is teen pop sensation Hannah Montana! Off stage, Miley wants her life to be as normal as possible, so only a few people know the truth about her dual identity. But keeping that secret is harder than Miley ever thought it would be.
Excellent Quality, 126 Pages
Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108755/

ABBY--TROUBLE IN TAHITI (SOUTH SEAS ADVENTURES #7), BY PAMELA WALLS
South Seas Adventures is a fun, new series that is a surefire hit for 8- to 12-year-old girls. Lots of excitement will keep kids coming back for each new Abby title. In books 7 and 8, Abby, her family, and her best friend Luke have many adventures.
Excellent Quality, 191 Pages
Children's Books,  Literature and Fiction,  Religion and Spirituality
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109146/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/084233632X/

CAMP OFF-THE-WALL, BY CAM PARKER
Seventh-grader Tiffin and fourth-grader Wil's parents separate before sending the children off to summer camps-- then spend the summer on the doorsteps of the camps, scrapping and working out their relationship. Fighting parents make life sad and uncertain, but Tiffin sees the funny side, too. RL: 6.0 Ages 8-12
Excellent Quality, 126 Pages
Children's Books,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction,  Parenting and Family
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/100402/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0380751968/

CINDERELLIS AND THE GLASS HILL (THE PRINCESS TALES), BY GAIL CARSON LEVINE
In this unusual spin on an old favorite, Cinderella is a boy! He's Cinderellis, and he has two unfriendly brothers and no fairy godmother to help him out. Luckily, he does have magical powders, and he intends to use them to win the hand of his Princess Charming.
Excellent Quality, 110 Pages
Children's Books,  Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109156/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060283378/

COUNTRY GIRL (DISNEY'S HANNAH MONTANA THE MOVIE), BY KATE EGAN
When Hannah Montana goes back to her hometown, will she miss her current life?
Excellent Quality, 28 Pages
Children's Books,  Entertainment,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106999/

DEAD END (FEAR STREET #29), BY R. L. STINE
Natalie and her friends share a terrible secret: they were all in the car that foggy night -- the night someone died at the dead end.
Excellent Quality, 148 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106039/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671868373/

EVERYTHING CHANGES (BABY-SITTERS CLUB FRIENDS FOREVER SUPER SPECIAL #1), BY ANN M. MARTIN It's a summer of change for the "Baby-Sitters Club", with major changes in the look and focus of Ann M. Martin's classic series. Throughout the summer members of the club share feelings about who they are and where they're going in a special journal.
Excellent Quality, 188 Pages
Children's Books,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106037/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/059050391X/

FOR BIDDLE'S SAKE (THE PRINCESS TALES), BY GAIL CARSON LEVINE
Newbery Honor author Levine has waved her magic wand once again and transformed a set of ordinary fairy tales into this hilarious new book in the Princess Tales series.
Excellent Quality, 104 Pages
Children's Books,  Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109420/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060000945/

GOODNIGHT KISS 2 (FEAR STREET SUPER CHILLER #10), BY R. L. STINE
R.L. Stine delivers the long-awaited sequel to Goodnight Kiss. Vampires are stalking the small resort town of Sandy Hollow. None of Billy's friends believe him, but nobody can explain the bodies found on the beach -- with two puncture holes in the neck.
Excellent Quality, 216 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106058/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671529692/

HIGH TIDE (FEAR STREET SUPER CHILLER #12), BY R. L. STINE
Adam Malfitano still has nightmares about the night his girlfriend, Mitzi, died. He sees the blood. He sees her in the water. He is a lifeguard, and he can't save her. He wakes up screaming.
Excellent Quality, 172 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106054/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671529714/

I LIVE IN YOUR BASEMENT! (GOOSEBUMPS #61), BY R. L. STINE
When Marco gets hit with a bat playing softball, he starts hearing a voice: "My name is Keith. I live in your basement". But Keith isn't a boy -- he's a gross, slimy creature!
Excellent Quality, 114 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105556/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590399861/

KAREN'S HOME RUN (BABY SISTERS LITTLE SISTER #18), BY SUSAN TANG AND ANN M. MARTIN Karen plays on the Krushers softball team. And one day when Karen hits a home run and calls herself "Home Run Karen" it jinxes her, and she can't hit at all.
Excellent Quality, 112 Pages
Children's Books,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105714/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590436422/

LET'S GET INVISIBLE! (GOOSEBUMPS #6), BY R. L. STINE
In this spooky, middle-grade thriller, Max and his friends discover that being able to be invisible isn't so terrific if you can't make yourself reappear.
Excellent Quality, 155 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105626/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/059045370X/

ROCK THE WAVES (DISNEY'S HANNAH MONTANA #17), BY SUZANNE HARPER
"The Surf Series" is coming to Malibu, and that means boards, boys, and summer concerts. For Hannah it also means a summer of drama and romance, in this all-new, original novel.
Excellent Quality, 250 Pages
Children's Books,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109257/

STANLEY'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE, BY JEFF BROWN
Who will save Christmas? Santa Claus is not his usual, jolly self. In fact, he's in a terrible mood. He doesn't believe that children appreciate Christmas anymore. This year, he has decided that he is not going to deliver any Christmas presents!
Excellent Quality, 74 Pages
Children's Books,  Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/108555/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0064421759/

THE FAIRY'S RETURN (THE PRINCESS TALES), BY GAIL CARSON LEVINE
This book is a retelling of the Grimm Brother's "The Golden Goose." A good-natured son of a baker wins the heart of a princess, with the help of a fairy and a magic goose.
Excellent Quality, 112 Pages
Children's Books,  Literature and Fiction,  Science Fiction and Fantasy
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109422/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0066238005/

THE FREEDOM RIDERS (CORNERSTONES OF FREEDOM), BY DEBORAH KENT
The "Cornerstones of Freedom" books detail important events in United States history. In this book, the civil rights movement during the 20th century is explored with regard to race relations in the Southern states.
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages
Children's Books,  History,  Nonfiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/109418/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0516066625/

THE SCARECROW WALKS AT MIDNIGHT (GOOSEBUMPS #20), BY R. L. STINE
They're baa-ck! Just when you thought it was safe... the top-selling titles in the series that revolutionized horror are back with a fresh new look.
Excellent Quality, 135 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105552/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590477420/

TRAPPED (FEAR STREET #51), BY R. L. STINE
Some kids in the sixties used to party in the tunnels under Shadyside High, until something left a bunch of people dead. But that's just a story, right? Besides, exploring the tunnels is more fun than being stuck in Saturday detention.
Excellent Quality, 149 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105754/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671015001/

TRUTH OR DARE (FEAR STREET #29), BY PATRICIA MACDONALD AND  R. L. STINE
Set against a glamorous winter background of skiing and a fancy mountaintop condo, here's the most chilling game of "truth or dare" ever: a group of friends, a ski weekend, and one of them found dead in a ski locker. Someone would rather kill than tell the truth!
Excellent Quality, 147 Pages
Children's Books,  Horror,  Teens,  Literature and Fiction
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105751/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671868365/

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