Librarian’s Picks 2006


Austin, Jane.   Pride and Prejudice.   AUSTIN (audio book also available)
Austin, Jane.   Sense and Sensibility.   AUSTEN, JANE Sense (audio book also available)
Bronte, Charlotte.   Jane Eyre.   BRONTE, CHARLOTT Jane (audio book also available)
Elias Lönnrot (compiled by).   The Kalevala, or, Poems of the Kaleva District.   894.541 KAL
Joyce, Graham.   Facts of Life.   JOYCE, GRAHAM Facts
García Márquez, Gabriel.   One Hundred Years of Solitude.   GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL One


Brooks, Terry.   The Sword of Shannara.   SciFi/Fant BROOKS, TERRY Sword
Hobb, Robin.   Ship of Magic.   SciFi/Fant Hobb Liveship
Lackey, Mercedes.   Arrows of the Queen.   LACKEY, MERCEDES Heralds of Valdemar Bk.1
Maguire, Gregory.   Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister.   SciFi/Fant MAGUIRE, GREGORY confessions
Tolkien, J. R. R.   Lord of the Rings.   SciFi/Fant Tolkien (audio book also available)
Tolkien, J. R. R.   The Silmarillion.   SciFi Tolkien
Weber, David.   On Basilisk Station.   SciFi Weber. (Honor Harrington series)


Banville, John.   The Sea.   BANVILLE JOHN Sea
Duncan, Glen.   Death of an Ordinary Man.   DUNCAN, GLEN Death
Hamilton, Jane.   A Map of the World.   Hamilton
Hosseini, Khaled.   The Kite Runner.   HOSSEINI KHALED Kite (audio book also available)
Gruen, Sara.   Water for Elephants: a Novel.   GRUEN, SARA Water (audio book also available)
Kingsolver, Barbara.   The Poisonwood Bible.   Kingsolver (audio book also available)
Kinsella, W.P.   The Fencepost Chronicles.   Kinsella
Mosse, Kate.   Labyrinth.   MOSSE, KATE Labyrinth
Proulx, Annie.   The Shipping News.   Proulx (audio book also available)
Robinson, Marilynne.   Gilead.   ROBINSON MARILYNNE Gilead (audio book also available)
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos.   The Shadow of the Wind.   RUIZ ZAFON, CARLOS Shadow (audio book also available)
Shreve, Susan Richards.   A Student of Living Things.   SHREVE, SUSAN Student (audio book also available)
Watson, Larry.   Montana 1948: A Novel.   Watson


Burke, James Lee.   Black Cherry Blues.   Burke (any of the Dave Robicheaux character mysteries).
Burke, Jan.   Bones: an Irene Kelly Mystery.   Mysteries Burke
Eco, Umberto.   The Name Of The Rose.   Mysteries Eco (audio book also available)
Ferris, Monica.   Crewel World.   Mysteries Ferris
Glass, Leslie.   To Do No Harm.   Mysteries Glass
Hamilton, Lyn.   The Xibalba Murders: An Archaeological Mystery.   Mysteries Hamilton
Harris, Charlaine.   Real Murders.   Mysteries Harris
Massey, Sujata.   The Salaryman’s Wife.   Mysteries Massey
Peters, Ellis.   A Morbid Taste for Bones.   (The Brother Cadfael Series). Mysteries Peters


Nimmo, Jenny.   Midnight For Charlie Bone.   YP NIMMO, JENNY Children Bk.1 (audio book also available)
Paolini, Christopher.   Eragon.   YA PAOLINI, CHRISTOPHER Inheritance bk.1 (audio book also available)
Pratchett, Terry.   The Wee Free Men.   YP PRATCH- ETT, TERRY Wee
Rowling, J. K.   Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,  (see entire series of Harry Potter books).   YP Rowling YEAR 1 (audio book also available)
Saint-Exupery, Antoine de.   The Little Prince.   YP Saint-Exupery
Stroud, Jonathan.   Amulet of Samarkand.   YP STROUD, JONATHAN Bartimaeus… Bk.1 (audio book also available)


Brinkley, Douglas.   The Great Deluge:  Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, And The Mississippi Gulf. Coast.   976.335  BRI, 2006 (audio book also available)
Burns, Cherie.   The Great Hurricane–1938.   974.721 BUR Note: Only in audio, no print edition.
Burroughs, Augusten.   Running With Scissors: a Memoir.   921 BURROUGHS, AUGUSTEN (audio book also available)
Chang, Jung.   Wild Swans: Three Daughters Of China.   951.05 CHA (audio book also available)
Colton, Larry.   Counting Coup : A True Story Of Basketball And Honor On The Little Big Horn.   978.63 COL
Conover, Ted.   Coyotes: a Journey Through the Secret World of America’s Illegal Aliens.   331.62 CON (audio book also available)
Didion, Joan.   The Year of Magical Thinking.   921 DIDION, JOAN (audio book also available)
Ehrenreich, Barbara.   Bait and Switch: the (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream.   650.14 EHR, 2005
Ehrenreich, Barbara.   Nickel and Dimed: On (not) Getting by in America.   305.569 EHR (audio book also available)
Frazier, Ian.   On the Rez.   978.366 FRA
Gladwell, Malcolm.   Tipping Point: How Little Things can Make a Big Difference.   302 GLA (audio book also available)
Grandin, Temple.   Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior.   591.5 GRANDIN
Grogan, John.   Marley & Me: Life and Love With the World’s Worst Dog.   636.7527 GRO (audio book also available)
Harris, Sam.   The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason.   201.72 HAR
Hersh, Seymour M.   Chain of Command: the Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib.   327.73 HER
Kingsolver, Barbara.   High Tide in Tucson: Essays From Now or Never.   814.54 KINGSOLVER
Knapp, Caroline.   Drinking: a Love Story.   362.292 KNA
Krakauer, Jon.   Into The Wild.   917.9804 KRA
Kuffel Frances.   Passing for Thin: Losing Half My Weight and Finding My Self.   363.196398 Kuf
Martin, Gregory.   Mountain City.   979.316 MAR
Millan, Cesar.   Cesar’s Way: the Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems.   636.70887
Morgan, Lael.   Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush.   971.91 MOR
Oufkir, Malika.   Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail.   365.45092 OUF
Ray, Janisse.   Ecology of a Cracker Childhood.   974.8784 RAY
Schultz, Patricia.   1,000 Places to See Before You Die.   910.2 SCH
Truss, Lynne.   Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door.   395 Truss
Unger, Craig.   House of Bush, House of Saud: the Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynasties.   921 BUSH FAMILY
Walls, Jeannette.   The Glass Castle: a Memoir.   921  WALLS, JEANETTE (audio book also available)

Prepared by Coos Bay Public Library Reference Staff