Friday, April 22, 2011

Fiction Books New to UNT Dallas Library

For the first time the UNT Dallas library has fiction books.  It is a small, small section, but we are accepting donations of popular, recent hardback fiction to add to the collection.  If you have time between classes and assignments, stop by to check out one of our new fiction books.
Frazier, Charles. Cold Mountain. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997. (Fic .F73co)

Cold Mountain is about a soldier’s perilous jouney back to his beloved at the end of the civil war. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author’s great-great-grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of war and back home to his prewar sweetheart. Inman’s odyssey through the devastated landscape of the soon-to-be-defeated South interweaves with Ada’s struggle to revive her father’s farm, with the help of an intrepid young drifter. (From book cover).

Childs, Lee. 61 hours. New York: Delacorte Press, 2010. (Fic .C4si)

A new novel about Jack Reacher, the ex military man turned drifter, who has a knack for finding trouble and then eliminating it.

Childs, Lee. Gone Tomorrow. New York: Delacorte Press, 2009. (Fic .C48go)

Lee Childs continues his Jack Reacher series with Reacher finding trouble on a New York subway that reaches out to Washington, California, and Afghanistan.

Hynes, James. Next. New York: Little, Brown & Co.: 2010. (Fic .H96ne)

An electrifying, mordantly funny tale of regret, redemption, and unexpected grace set in Austin, TX with a character. (From book cover)

Steel, Danielle. A Good Woman. New York: Bantam Dell, 2008.

From the glittering ballrooms of Manhattan to the fires of World War I, Danielle Steel takes us on an unforgettable journey in her new novel – a spellbinding tale of war, loss, history, and one woman’s unbreakable spirit. (From book cover).

Connelly, Michael. Nine Dragons. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2009.

A mystery novel which follows Detective Harry Bosch as he tries to untangle the mysterious death of store owner, John Li and pursues his daughter’s kidnappers.

Mailer, Norman. New York: The Castle in the Forest. Random House, 2007.

The Castle in the Forest is fiction although closely based on history. It follows the life of Adolf Hitler from birth through adolescence with a surprising hypothesis.

Seuss, Dr. Oh, the places you’ll go! New York: Random House, 1990.

The start of UNT Dallas Library’s special collection of children’s books, Dr. Seuss delights children and adults.

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