Jan 222015

East of the Mountains by David Guterson

“By the Light of the Moon” by Dean Koontz

“Eyes Wide Open” by Andrew Gross

“The Sign” by Raymond Khoury

“Claim of Innocence” by Laura Caldwell

“Lost Souls” by Dean Koontz

“Another Man’s Moccasins” by Craig Johnson

“Lydia’s Charm” by Wanda Brunstetter

“The Arctic Brotherhood” by Ashley Bowman

“Homeland” by Barbara Kingsolver


Jan 202015

Do you enjoy books by Dean Koontz? Check out his Frankenstein series:
1. Prodigal Son
2. City of Night
3. Dead and Alive
4. Lost Souls
5. The Dead Town
All are available for check out from the Loup City Library.

Jan 162015
Top 10 Print Bestsellers, 2014

Rank Title Author Imprint Total units

1 The Fault in Our Stars (trade paper) John Green Penguin/Speak 1,813,574 (we have 2 copies)
2 The Long Haul Jeff Kinney Abrams/Amulet 1,560,410 (2copies)
3 Divergent Veronica Roth HarperCollins/Tegen 1,426,292 (3 copies)
4 Insurgent Veronica Roth HarperCollins/Tegen 1,310,210 (we have a copy)
5 Killing Patton O’Reilly/Dugard Holt 1,190,152 (we have a copy)
6 Allegiant Veronica Roth HarperCollins/Tegen 1,146,369 (we have a copy)
7 Gone Girl Gillian Flynn Broadway 962,797 (we have a copy)
8 The Fault in Our Stars (movie tie-in) John Green Penguin/Speak 923,182
9 The Fault in Our Stars (hardcover) John Green Dutton 769,065
10 Frozen Victoria Saxon Random/Disney 784,691 (dvd only)

Source: Nielsen Bookscan

Jan 152015

Alex Berenson’s :  The Night Ranger, The Shadow Patrol, and The Secret Soldier

Sophie Kinsella’s:  Mini Shopaholic and Can You Keep a Secret

Lisa Kleypas’:  Suddenly You and Stranger in My Arms

Christy Reece’s:  No Chance, Last Chance, and Sweet Justice

Laura Caldwell’s:  Look closely, The Rome Affair, and The Good Liar

Gayle Wilson’s:  The Inquisitor, Bogeyman, and Suicide Club.

Linda Castillo’s:  Overkill and Depth Perception

John Lescroat’s:  The Mercy Rule and Nothing but the Truth

Craig Johnson’s:  Kindness Goes Unpunished

Erica Spindler’s: Cause for Alarm

Charles Martin’s: Unwritten

David Baldacci’s:  The Escape

Preston and Child’s:  Blue Labyrinth

Beverly Lewis’:  The River

Dec 122014

We have some great books for teachers–some funny, some serious, and some that just explain how big of a difference a teacher has made in the life of his/her student–check them out!

Nov 222014

New Young Adult Books:
“The Demigod Diaries” by Rick Riordan
“The Recruit” by Robert Muchamore
“The Dealer” by Robert Muchamore
“Guys Read True Stories” by Jon Scieszka
“Gregor and the Overlander series” by Suzanne Collins
“Red Pizzas for a Blue Count” and “Paws Off Cheddarface!” Geronimo Stilton series

Nov 222014

“Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty
“Revival” by Stephen King
“The Golem of Hollywood” by Jonathan Kellerman

Vanishing Act”, “Blood Money” and “Dance for the Dead” by Thomas Perry
“Band of Brothers” by Stephen Ambrose
“King of Torts” by John Grisham
“Cobraville” by Carsten Stroud
“The Purification Ceremony” by Mark Sullivan
“Throwback” by Frank Strunk
“Shattered Secrets” by Karen Harper
“Torture Trail” (lg print) by Max Brand
“0.45 caliber deathtrap” (lg print) by Peter Brandvold
“Cabbage and Bones” by Caledonia Kearns
“Traitor to His Class” by H.W. Brands
“Stories from Mesa Country” (lg print) by Jane Coleman
“Stolen Gold” (lg print) by Max Brand
“The Natural” by Bernard Malamud
“A Place Called Harmony” by Jodi Thomas
“Faithful Place” by Tana French
“Desolation Highway” (lg print) by James Coggins
“The Old Lonesome” by Carol Benson
“In the Lake of the Woods” by Tim O’Brien
“Hardwired” by Meredith Wild
“It’s Not All Flowers and Sausages” by Jennifer Scoggin
“Nothing Daunted” (lg print) by Dorothy Wickendon