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Fresh Picks
April 2008
Volume 3 Issue 4

Fiction  Non-Fiction  Downloadable Audiobooks  Audiobooks  Under the Radar

Welcome to Fresh Picks for the month of April! This month's newsletter contains the usual wide variety of titles to spark your interest. We're particularly pleased to include Debbie Lee Wesselmann's Captivity.  You'll find it in the Under The Radar category. 


The SpaThe Spa
by Fay Weldon

Weldon, renowned for her biting humor and devilish prose, offers a glimpse of the despairs and dalliances of a set of high-powered women who have burned paths through, and sometimes been burned by, their worlds and the men in them.




Mozart's GhostMozart's Ghost
by Julia Cameron

From the internationally bestselling writer who created "The Artists Way" comes an enchanting and magical love story. Anna, a teacher by day and a medium by night, falls hard for her downstairs neighbor, a reserved concert pianist.




The Memory of WaterThe Memory of Water
by Karen White

On the night their mother drowns, sisters Marnie and Diana Maitland discover there is more than one kind of death. There is the death of innocence, love, and hope. Each sister harbors a secret about that night, secrets that will erode their lives as they grow into adulthood. 




The Devil's BonesThe Devil's Bones
by Jefferson Bass

The acclaimed writing team of "Carved in Bone" and "Flesh and Bone" return with another thrilling novel of forensic suspense.






I Love Coffee!: Over 100 Easy and Delicious Coffee DrinksI Love Coffee!
by Susan Zimmer

Brimful with a wealth of coffee understanding from the "ground" up, coffee connoisseur Susan Zimmer shares expert advice and techniques, including how to brew the perfect cup, how to make a basic cappuccino without a machine, and tips for making masterful latte art designs. 




I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up HauntedI'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted
by Jennifer Finney Boylan

From the bestselling author of "Shes Not There" comes another buoyant, unforgettable memoir about growing up in a haunted house, and making peace with the ghosts that dwell in the heart.





The Middle-Class Millionaire: The Rise of the New Rich and How They Are Changing AmericaThe Middle-Class Millionaire
by Russ Alan Prince

In this groundbreaking book, Prince and Schiff examine the far-reaching impact of the middle class millionaires, people who enjoy a net worth ranging from one to ten million dollars, who have earned rather than inherited their wealth.





Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter PlanetSix Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet
by Mark Lynas

In astonishing and unflinching detail, a noted science journalist explains how Earths climate will be impacted with every degree of increase in global warming, and what can be done about it now.





Summer at Willow LakeSummer at Willow Lake
by Susan Wiggs

Olivia Bellamy trades a Manhattan summer for her family's old resort camp in the Catskills, where her task will be renovating the bungalows for her grandparents. Once a posh resort, the camp is now in disarray, and Olivia is forced to hire contractor Connor Davis. Not even the inviting blue waters of Willow Lake can cool the passions or keep the shocking secrets at bay.




Sandhills Boy: The Winding Trail of a Texas WriterSandhills Boy: The Winding Trail of a Texas Writer
by Elmer Kelton 

Kelton tells of his live growing up in the dry sandhills of West Texas. The son of a ranch foreman, Elmer was expected to follow in father's footsteps, however, he learned at an early age that he had no talents in the cowboy's trade. His father reluctantly supports his decision to go to college and become a journalist and writer.




Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even If You Hate MarketingBook Yourself Solid
by Michael Port

Knowing that lead generation and conversion is at the heart of any marketing enterprise, Port provides savvy advice that overflows with practical, hands-on exercises designed to fill your business with "ideal" clients.




Cormac: The Tale of a Dog Gone Missing

Cormac: The Tale of a Dog Gone Missing
by Sonny Brewer

Based on "true events," Brewer reveals the adventure a missing dog.  While Cormac travels in the back of a pickup truck, visits several dog pounds and rescue shelters, and ultimately ends up to the suburbs of Connecticut, his owner becomes determined to solve the "dog-napping" case.





by Martha Grimes

In this stunning sequel to Grimes beloved "Biting the Moon," young Andi Oliver is an amnesiac and drifter who awakes in a Santa Fe bed-and-breakfast. Though she does not know her own identity, the smart yet troubled young woman knows right from wrong.




Gas City

Gas City
by Loren D. Estleman

Setting this drama in a blue-collar metropolis dominated by an oil company, Estleman crafts a fascinating, deadly tapestry of love, ambition, revenge, and redemption; a stunning portrait of the human condition.





The Ghost War

The Ghost War
by Alex Berenson

From the author of "The Faithful Spy" comes a novel that reaches beyond today's headlines to foretell dangers yet to come.





Prepared for RagePrepared for Rage
by Dana Stabenow

NASA is preparing to launch the space shuttle ith a high-paying visitor on board, and the FBI and Coast Guard are doing everything they can to help the launch go off without a hitch. But one man with a personal grudge and the commitment of many zealous men behind him is determined to strike back at the most visible target he can find.




Lady of the SnakesLady of the Snakes
by Rachel Pastan

Jane Levitsky is a bright light in the field of 19th-century Russian literature. Seizing her ticket to academic superstardom, she sets in motion a chain of events that will come perilously close to unraveling both her marriage and her career.





by Debbie Lee Wesselmann

When someone releases the chimpanzees at the South Carolina Primate Project, its director, Dana Armstrong, is forced to confront the complexity of both her past and the present as she struggles to preserve the chimps' sanctuary. 





Daughter of YorkDaughter of York
by Anne Easter Smith

From the Book Sense bestselling author who has taken the historical fiction category by storm with her debut, "A Rose for the Crown," comes a stunning new novel, and a new theory about the life of one of historys most fascinating heroines.





The Law of Second ChancesThe Law of Second Chances
by James Sheehan

Representing people on death row is what trial lawyer Jack Tobin does best. Before he'll help an impoverished New York inmate, he must tackle one of the most explosive cases of his career. The clock is ticking, and two innocent men are facing the death penalty in this harrowing legal thriller. 



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