Friday, December 31, 2010

Debut Fiction: Heartbroke Bay

 Is your book club struggling to find that one great book guaranteed to generate a lively discussion?  USA Today just might have the solution: Lynn D'Urso's debut novel Heartbroke Bay.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

January Releases

Place your holds now on these upcoming releases:

Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards
The Judas Gate by Jack Higgins
The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card
Family Affair by Debbie Macomber
A Lonley Death by Charles Todd
The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
The Empty Family by Colm Toibin
Love, Honor, and Betray by Kimberla Lawson Roby
The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer
The Sentry by Robert Crais
Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland
Strategic Moves by Stuart Woods
Call Me Irresistable by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning
The Book of Tomorrow by Cecilia Ahern
Electric Barracuda by Tim Dorsey
The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut

Neptune's Inferno by James Hornfischer
The New Reagan Revolution: How Ronald Reagan's Principles Can Restore America's Greatness by Michael Reagan
Surviving a Shark Attack (On Land): Overcoming Betrayal and Dealing with Revenge by Dr. Laura Schlessinger
The Memory Palace: A Memoir by Mira Bartok
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott
Bird Cloud: A Memoir by Annie Proulx

Monday, December 13, 2010

New York Times Best Sellers

Click here for the latest New York Times best sellers lists.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Project Gutenberg

We proudly announce the Pasco County Library System Project Gutenberg page!  All books listed on the page have been adapted from Project Gutenberg--the single largest collection of free eBooks.  Our easy to navigate site allows you to browse under the following categories:  Fiction, Nonfiction, Classics, and Just Arrived.

These eBooks are completely free.  All you have to do is download the Adobe Digital Editions E-Pub Reader to your computer, make your book selection, and transfer it to your Nook, Sony Reader, or any other Digital Editions supported device.  There are no check-outs, returns, or fines for the books downloaded from the Pasco County Library Project Gutenberg page.  Once you've downloaded a book it's yours to keep!

You can get to the Project Gutenberg page by visiting and looking under the "Research Links" and "What To Read" sections at the bottom of the page.

For more information about Project Gutenberg click here.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Discover a Great Author @ Your Library

The 4th Annual Winter Adult Reading Club is upon us!  All you have to do is sign up, read 5 books, log a short review for each and you earn a chance to win a prize.  There will be two random prize drawings at the end of each month.  The program runs from December 1, 2010 through February 28, 2011.  This year's theme is "Discover a Great Author @ Your Library."  Inquire at the reference desk for more information.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Indie Next List

Check out the recommendations from independent booksellers in the December Indie Next List.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Oprah's Book Club

Oprah has chosen two Charles Dickens titles for her next book club:  A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.  Visit Oprah's website for more information on Dickens and these latest selections.  For a list of Oprah's Book Club titles click here.

Thursday, December 2, 2010