St. Charles Herald-Guide

You’ve got to read this!

From staff and wire reports - September 21, 2012

New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

Adult Fiction:


"Battleborn" by Claire Vaye Watkins

"The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns" by Margaret


"Dead Stars: an Entertainment" by Bruce Wagner

"The Light Between Oceans: a Novel" by M. L. Stedman

"Lonesome Animals: a Novel" by Bruce Holbert

"Mortal" by Ted Dekker

"Off the Grid: [a Monkeywrench Novel]" by P.J. Tracy

"A Pimp’s Notes" by Giorgio Faletti

"Queen’s Bounty" by Fiona Buckley

"Railsea" by China Miéville

"What the Nanny Saw" by Fiona Neill

"You & Me: a Novel" by Padgett Powell

"Alif the Unseen" by G. Willow Wilson

"Behold a Pale Horse: a Mystery of Ancient Ireland" by Peter


"Buried on Avenue B: a Novel" by Peter De Jonge

"Death in August" by Marco Vichi

"House Blood: a Joe DeMarco Thriller "by Mike Lawson

"If I Can’t Have You" by Mary B. Morrison

"Run to Ground: a Novel" by D. P. Lyle

"The Sin Eater" by Sarah Rayne

"Summon Up the Blood: a Silas Quinn Mystery" by Raymond

N. Morris

"The Trust" by Norb Vonnegut

"A Question of Identity: a Rona Parish Mystery" by Anthea



Adult Non-Fiction

"Art of Layers: Simple Techniques, Inventive Scrapbook

Pages, Imaginative Papercrafts" by Ronda Palazzari

"The Birding Life: a Passion for Birds at Home and Afield" by

Laurence Sheehan

"Emily Dickinson in Love: the Case for Otis Lord" by John

Evangelist Walsh

"Enlightened Polymer Clay: Artisan Jewelry Designs Inspired

by Nature" by Rie Nagumo

"Flea Market Finds with Matthew Mead"

"Leon Baking & Desserts" by Claire Ptak

"Masala Farm: Stories and Recipes from an Uncommon Life

in the Country" by Suvir Saran

"Porch Living" by James T. Farmer III

"Racing Weight Quick Start Guide: a 4-Week Weight-Loss

Plan for Endurance Athletes" by Matt Fitzgerald

"Simply Charming: Compliments & Kindness for All

Occasions" by Christie Matheson

"When Granny Meets Filet: Home and Fashion Designs, Plus

50 Granny Squares and 91 Filet Stitches" by Bendy Carter

"Asian Flavors Diabetes Cookbook: Perfectly Balanced

Healing Meals for Every Day!" by Corinne Trang

"Boozy Brunch: the Quintessential Guide to Daytime

Drinking" by Peter Joseph

"Computing: a Concise History" by Paul E. Ceruzzi

"A Confident Heart: How to Stop Doubting Yourself & Live

in the Security of God’s Promises" by Renee Swope

"Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer

Whales in Captivity" by David Kirby

"Digital Art Technique Manual for Illustrators and Artists:

the Essential Guide to Creating Digital Illustration and art

works using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Other Software" by

Joel Lardner