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Oct. ’14 DVDs

A Haunted House
A Haunted House 2
A Million Ways To Die In The West
Brick Mansions
Captain America:  The Winter Soldier
Draft Day
The Fault in Our Stars
Fed Up
Frankie & Alice
Kick-Ass 2
The Measure of a Man
Moms’ Night Out
Mrs. Doubtfire
The Quite Ones
The Railway Man
Transformers:  Age of Extinction
Winter’s Tale
X-Men:  Days of Future Past


New Non-fiction for Spring – Many Memoirs!


culture101 Essential Rock Records: The Golden Age of Vinyl from The Beatles to the Sex Pistols
The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language
Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana
The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland
Humorists: From Hogarth to Noël Coward


Eat Fat Lose Fat
Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy
Cookies for Grown-Ups
Vegetable Literacy
More Anti-Inflammation Diet Tips and Recipes
The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4 Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight over World War II, 1939-1941
Rambler: Loyola Chicago 1963 – The Team That Changed the Color of College Basketball
Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to Lower East Side
Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church: A Memoir
Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family
Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith
Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times
Shocked: My Mother, Schiaparelli, and Me
Rita Moreno: A Memoir
Drinking and Tweeting and Other Brandi Blunders
Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity
Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of My Life
A Spoonful of Sugar:  A Nanny’s Story

America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior
Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession
The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future
The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and the World on Fire
Constitutional Myths: What We Get Wrong and How to Get It Right
Other People’s Money: Inside the Housing Crisis and the Demise of the Greatest Real Estate Deal Ever Made
The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton From Beirut to the Heart of American Power
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

Happier Endings: A Meditation on Life and Death
Glad No Matter What: Transforming Loss and Change into Gift and Opportunity
Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer

Power Point 2013: Teach Yourself Visually

Timeless Vietnam
Ice: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers
Ireland’s Best Trips: 34 Amazing Road Trips

Popular new titles for May!


Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity

Running with the Kenyans: Passion, Adventure and the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth
Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss
Curses and Wishes: Poems
I Suck at Girls


The Skinny Rules: The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to THIN

The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times
Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike
Everyday Activities to Help Your Young Child with Autism Live Life to the Full


John F. Kennedy

Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His competitors and the Race to Cross the Atlantic
The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You’ve Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson
In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire.
The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo – and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation.


Stargazing with Binoculars

The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism

New Non-Fiction for April!

The Appian Way: Ghost Road, Queen of Roads
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected
Left-handed: Poems
Ninety Days: A Memoir of Recovery
Giant George: Life with the World’s Biggest Dog
The Art of the Sale: Learning From the Masters About the Business of Life
Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster
Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: A Neuroscientist Examines His Former Life on Drugs
Almost Invisible
Trading Manny: How a Father & Son Learned to Love Baseball Again
The Illustrated Bible Story by Story
The Storytelling Animals: How Stories Make Us Human
The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy and Sane
Fodor’s London 2012

You Can Heal Yourself: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Recovery After Injury or Illness
Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program For Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
Boxing for Fitness: Safe and Fun Workouts to Get you Fighting Fit
Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
Brain Power: Improve Your Mind as You Age
Seeing, Knowing, Being: A Guide to Sacred Awakenings
Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles|
1,000 Easy Recipes: Super Fun Food for Every Day

Tyranny of the Textbook: An Insider Exposes How Education Materials Undermine Reforms
Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President
Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family and Freedom Before It’s Too Late
The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism From Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama
Jubilee Hitchhiker: The Life and Times of Richard Brautigan
The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
The Kings’ Mistresses: The Liberated Lives of Marie Mancini, Princess Colonna, and Her Sister Hortense, Duchess Mazarin
The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City, USA
Roots of Style: Weaving Together Life, Love and Fashion
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyages: The Titanic’s First-Class Passengers and Their World
The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Take Down of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
The Other Side of Suffering: The Father of JonBenet Ramsey Tells the Sotyr of His Journey from Grief to Grace
Enemies: A History of the FBI
The I Ching: A Biography
Exploring the World of Cougars
Horseshoe Crabs & Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind
Building Outdoor Gear: Easy-to-Make Projects for Camping, Fishing, Hunting and Canoeing
The Complete Guide to Northwest Coast Gardening
Woodburning: Project & Pattern Treasury
Handmade Garden Projects
Kosher Jesus
The Invisible Arab: The Promise and Peril of the Arab Revolution
Free Will
An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies
The Social Conquest of Earth

Latest non-fiction!

Hilarity Ensues

All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps
The Architecture of Alfred Browning Parker: Miami’s Maverick Modernist
Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
SNAP: Seizing Your AHA! Moments
The Resignation of Eve: What if Adam’s Rib is no Longer Willing to Be the Church’s Backbone?
Autism and the God Connection
The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir
The Vow: The True Events That Inspired the Movie
Celebrating Beginnings and Endings
Your Emotional Type: Key to the Therapies That Will Work For You
Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis
50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True

The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewards

The Intolerant Gourmet: Glorious Food Without Gluten & Lactose
Chubster: A Hipster’s Guide to Losing Weight While Staying Cool
Hello, Cupcake! Irresistibly playful creations anyone can make
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn’t Cook From Scratch – Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods
Baby-Led Weaning: The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods

Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees
Extreme Weather: A Guide to Surviving…

A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable and Meaningful Celebration
Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens: 200 Drought-Tolerant Choice for All Climates
Bedtiming: The Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep at Just the Right Age
The Smartest Money Book You’ll Ever Read
Immortal Bird: A family Memoir
Concrete Garden Projects: Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features and More
Planting the Dry Shade Garden: The Best Plants for the Toughest Spots in Your Garden
52 Small Changes: One Year To A Happier Healthier You
No Cheating, No Dying: I Had a Good Marriage, Then I Tried to Make It Better
The 6 Husbands Every Wife Should Have: How Couples Who Change Together Stay Together


A Soldier’s Sketchbook: From the Front Lines of World War II
Stalking Navokov

Stone of Kings: In Search of the Lost Jade of the Maya
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Stephen Hawking: An Unfettered Mind
Charles Dickens: 1812-2012
Hemingway: A Life in Pictures
When We Walked Above the Clouds: A Memoir of Vietnam
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, obsession and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image
Mr. And Mrs. Madison’s War: America’s First Couple and the Second War of Independence
As Good As She Imagined: The Redeeming Story of the Angel of Tucson Christina-Taylor Green
Decided on the Battlefield: Grant, Sherman, Lincoln and the Election of 1864
A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, And How He Found a Place Called Home
Freak Out: My Life with Frank Zappa
Juliette Gordon Low: The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts
Mob Daughter: The Mafia,  Sammy “The Bull” Gravano and Me!

New eBook titles exclusively for Mac library patrons!

Good news for those awaiting the most popular titles on our Library2Go eBook site:

The McMinnville Public Library has purchased exclusive access to certain titles using the Overdrive Advantage program.  This way, our patrons have one digital copy exclusively for the library, which will cut back wait times.

Here’s the list of the titles we’ve purchased.
1st to Die by James Patterson
77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz *must be signed in to check out
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyere
Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie *must be signed in to check out
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich *must be signed in to check out
Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo & Lunn Vincent
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)  by Mindy Kaling
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Litigators by John Grisham
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Unfinished Business by Nora Roberts *must be signed in to check out
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

History, Lifestyles, Recipes and Rob Lowe: New Non-fiction!

Stories I Only Tell My Friends:

This Life is In Your Hands
The Other Side of the Mirror
The 150 Healthiest 15-minute Recipes on Earth
Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now
Day Hiking: Columbia River Gorge
Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base
Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem and Birth of the Indy 500
1861: The Civil War Awakening
Gluten-Free Made Simple
400 Best Sandwich Recipes
Captain Cook: Master of the Seas
Essential India
Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything
The Greater Journey: Americans In Paris
The Complete Dog Book
Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper
Steven Tyler: Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

Great Easy Meals: 250 Fun & Fast Recipes

Facebook & Twitter For Seniors
Building a Web Site for Dummies
The Story of Charlotte’s Web
Quick and Handy Home Remedies
Dig this Gig: Find Your Dream Job – or Invent It

The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, The Making of a Navy Seal

A Father’s Love: One Man’s Unrelenting Battle to Bring His Abducted Son Home
The Late Interiors: A Life Under Construction
Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders
Human Trafficking
The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage
Derek Jeter from the Pages of the New York Times
Papertoy Monsters: 50 Cool Papertoys You Can Make Yourself!
The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral – And How It Changed the American West
Discover California
Your Wildest Dreams Within Reason
Stand and Deliver: How to Become a Masterful Communicator and Public Speaker
Our Fathers, Ourselves:  Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American Families
Easy Closets: Affordable Storage Solutions for Everyone
The Edible Front Yard: The Mow-Less, Grow-More Plan for a Beautiful, Bountiful Garden
One-of-a-Kind Handmade Weddings
The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun
The Homesteading Handbook
Swimming for Exercise
I’ve Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography, and Fly-Fishing
The Japanese Grill: From the Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood, and Vegetables
Ultimate Homebased Business Handbook
Coffee Philosophy for Everyone: Grounds For Debate
Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant send An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington
The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time
The Animal Connection: A New Perspective On What Makes Us Human
The Human Cost of BP’s Rise to Power: Poisoned Legacy
Japanese Hot Pots: Comforting One-Pot Meals
American Artist Guide to Painting Techniques
Knit & Wrap: 25 Capelets, Cowls, & Collars
Running For Women: From First Steps to Marathons
Marriage Confidential: The Post-Romantic age of Workhorse Wives, Royal Children, Undersexed Spouses & Rebel Couples Who are Rewriting the Rules
Make Yourself Unforgettable: How To Become the Person Everyone Remembers and No One Can Resist
75 Chinese, Celtic and Ornamental Knots