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These titles represent the many books that received a 5-star rating from participants in Ames Public Library’s “Master the Art of Reading” adult reading program.


Books marked as “NEW Fiction” and “NEW Non-Fiction” are new as of December 2009. If you can’t find one of these books in the New Arrivals section, try the Fiction or Non-Fiction collections.


NEW Fiction, Mysteries, and Science Fiction & Fantasy
Fiction: A-G | H-Z

New Fiction (New as of December 2009)


Sliding Home by Kate Angell (NEW ANG)



Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri (NEW BAR)
Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg (NEW BER)



Gingham Mountain by Mary Connealy (NEW CON Las V3)



Undead and Unwelcome by MaryJanice Davidson (NEW DAV)
By the Grace of God by Keshia Dawn (NEW DAW)
BoneMan’s Daughters by Ted Dekker (NEW DEK)
Something Missing: A Novel by Matthew Dicks (NEW DIC)



True Love and Other Disasters by Rachel Gibson (NEW GIB)
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (NEW GOO)
Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf (NEW GUD)



The Bone Box by Bob Hostetler (NEW HOS)
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe (NEW HOW)



Twenties Girl: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella (NEW KIN)



The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen (NEW LAR)
Past Love by Triesa Larson (NEW LAR)
Havah: The Story of Eve by Tosca Moon Lee (NEW LEE)
The Secret Magdalene by Ki Longfellow (NEW LON)



Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber (NEW MAC)
Rhino Ranch by Larry McMurtry (NEW MCM)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by C. Alan Bradley (NEW MYS BRA)
Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child (NEW MYS CHI)
Finger Lickin’ Fifteen by Janet Evanovich (NEW MYS EVA)
Deadlock by Iris Johansen (NEW MYS JOH)
Rusty Nail by J.A. Konrath (NEW MYS KON)
Fat Chance by Rhonda Pollero (NEW MYS POL)
Knock ‘Em Dead by Rhonda Pollero (NEW MYS POL)
The Unquiet Bones by Melvin Starr (NEW MYS STA)

The Siege by Stephen White (NEW MYS WHI)
Whiskey with a Twist by Nina Wright (NEW MYS WRI)



The Geometry of Sisters by Luanne Rice (NEW RIC)



Trouble the Water by Nicole Seitz (NEW SEI)
The Island by Tim Lebbon (NEW SF LEB)
Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel (NEW STE)



Die for You by Lisa Unger (NEW UNG)



Aftershock & Others: 19 Oddities by F. Paul Wilson (NEW WIL)
How Sweet It Is by Alice Wisler (NEW WIS)



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