New at the Walla Walla Public Library - 7/18/13

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Featured books will be available for the public today.

They can also be placed on hold online at wallawallapubliclibrary.org or call the Library for assistance at 527-4550.

Featured books include:

Fiction

“Sling Shot,”

by Matthew Dunn.

“Will Cochrane monitors the nighttime streets of Gdansk, Poland—waiting for the appearance of a Russian defector, a man bearing a top-secret document.

“Master spy Will Cochrane must catch a missing Russian defector as well as one of Europe’s deadliest assassins.

“Will learns that the Russians have tasked their own ‘spycatcher’—an agent just as ruthless and relentless as Will—to retrieve the document.

“Now Will knows that he faces two very clever and deadly adversaries, who will stop at nothing to achieve their aims.”

— jacket notes

“Ballistics,”

by D.W. Wilson.

“Fleeing the fallout of a relationship gone wrong, Alan West returns to the small town in the valley where he grew up.

“But when Cecil West, the grandfather who raised him, suffers a heart attack, Alan is given a mission: track down the father he’s never known, so that the dying man can make his peace.

“The quest will lead Alan to Archer, an old American soldier who went AWOL into Canada at the height of the Vietnam War.

“Together they set off on a journey through the burning mountains to see what mistakes of the past might still be righted.”

—jacket notes

Nonfiction

“The Plan,”

by Lyn-Genet Recitas.

“In this revolutionary book, cutting edge nutrition expert Lyn-Genet Recitas reveals the surprising truth behind what actually makes people pack on the pounds.

“Carbs and portion sizes are not the problem.

“ Now this groundbreaking 20-day program helps readers finally unlock the mystery behind what does and does not work for their individual body.

“With detailed meal plans, recipes, and effective, personalized advice, you will to build a personalized list of healthy foods that promotes rapid weight loss.”

— jacket notes

“The Attacking Ocean,”

by Brian Fagan.

“The oceans have been rising for the entirety of human civilization.

“Their slow surge began with the rapid global warming at the edge of the Ice Age, when coastlines were more than seven hundred feet below modern levels.

“‘The Attacking Ocean’, from celebrated author Brian Fagan, tells the tale of the ever-deepening relationship between humans and the sea at their doorsteps.”

— jacket notes

Others

“Burn Out ,” by Marcia Muller.

“Temple Grove,” by Scott Elliott. “The Great Degeneration,” by Niall Ferguson. “I Just Like to Make Things” by Lilla Rogers.

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