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These books represent the many titles enjoyed by participants of the Ames Public Library’s “Summer Sleuthing@Your Library” 2007 adult summer reading program.


Books marked with a ** were rated 5 out of 5 badges by participants. Books marked with a * received a 4 out of 5.


Books marked as "NEW Fiction" and "NEW Non-Fiction" are new as of September 2007. If you can't find one of these books in the New Arrivals section, try the Fiction or Non-Fiction collection.


NEW Fiction, Mysteries, and Science Fiction & Fantasy: A-M | MYS | N-Z
Fiction: A-D | E-L | M-Z
Mysteries: A-G | H-Z

NEW Fiction: A-M


Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcón (New ALA) **

Deception by Randy Alcorn (New ALC) *

Grave Risk by Hannah Alexander (New ALE) *

Flight by Sherman Alexie (New ALE) *

Just for Kicks by Susan Andersen (New AND) **

Sun Kissed by Catherine Anderson (New AND) **


Simple Genius by David Baldacci (New BAL) *


Queen of Babble in the Big City by Meg Cabot (New CAB) **

Bright Side of Disaster by Katherine Center (New CEN) **

It Happens Every Spring by Gary Chapman & Catherine Palmer

   (New CHA) **

All About Evie by Beth Ciotta (New CIO) *

Coral Moon by Brandilyn Collins (New COL Kan V2) *

Yellow Rose Bride by Lori Copeland (New COP) *


Undead and Uneasy by MaryJanice Davidson (New DAV) *

Chain Reaction by Dee Davis (New DAV) *

The Book of Jane by Anne Dayton & May Vanderbilt (New DAY) *

Facets by Barbara Delinsky (New DEL) **

Someone to Love by Jude Deveraux (New DEV) **


Squat by Taylor Field (New FIE) **

Causing Havoc by Lori Foster (New FOS) **

Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin (New FRA) *


The Stones Cry Out by Sibella Giorello (New GIO) *

Sammy's House by Kristin Gore (New GOR) **

Woman in Red by Eileen Goudge (New GOU) **

Scrap Everything by Leslie Gould (New GOU) *

The Dead Room by Heather Graham (New GRA) *

Riding Lessons by Sara Gruen (New GRU) **


Black Ice by Linda Hall (New HAL) *

North River by Pete Hamill (New HAM) *

The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton (New HAM) *

Sweet Dreams Drive by Robin Lee Hatcher (New HAT Har V4) **

Lost in NashVegas by Rachel Hauck (New HAU) **

The Secret of Lost Things by Sheridan Hay (New HAY) *

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (New HOS) **


No! I Don't Want to Join a Book Club by Virginia Ironside (New IRO) *


I, Mona Lisa by Jeanne Kalogridis (New KAL) *

Momzillas by Jill Kargman (New KAR) *

Friends in High Places by Marne Davis Kellogg (New KEL) **

Ever After by Karen Kingsbury (New KIN) **

Forever by Karen Kingsbury (New KIN Fir V5) **

Sunrise by Karen Kingsbury (New KIN Sun V1) **

Shopaholic & Baby by Sophie Kinsella (New KIN) *

Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas (New KLE) **


Julia's Chocolates by Cathy Lamb (New LAM) **

Friends & Mothers by Louise Limerick (New LIM) **

Night Echoes by Holly Lisle (New LIS) **

Fangs for the Memories by Kathy Love (New LOV) **

The Bourne Betrayal by Eric Van Lustbader (New LUS) **


Back on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber (New MAC) **

Sizzling by Susan Mallery (New MAL) **

Tempting by Susan Mallery (New MAL) **

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (New MCE) **

The Marriage Game by Fern Michaels (New MIC) *

A Wanted Man by Linda Lael Miller (New MIL) **

Lanterns and Lace by DiAnn Mills (New MIL Tex V2) **

Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning (New MON) *

The Rest of Her Life by Laura Moriarty (New MOR) *



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