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Eva and Eve : a search for my mother's lost childhood and what a war left behind / Julie Metz.
Interweaving personal memoir and family history, this book traces one woman's search for her mother's lost childhood in Nazi-occupied Austria while revealing the resilience of our forebears and the sacrifices that ordinary people are called to make during…
Comeback season : my unlikely story of friendship with the greatest living Negro League baseball players / Cam Perron with Nick Chiles.
"The extraordinary, unlikely, and inspirational true story of the friendships formed between Cam Perron--a white, baseball-obsessed teenager from Boston--and hundreds of former professional Negro League players, who were still awaiting the recognition and…
Breakout : a thriller / Paul Herron.
An imprisoned ex-cop and a rookie correctional officer team up to survive and exact vengeance when their Miami jail is abandoned in the wake of two colliding Category 5 hurricanes.
1636 : Calabar's war / Charles E. Gannon, Robert E. Waters.
"Domingos Fernandes Calabar started out as a military advisor for the Portuguese in Brazil. But to his superiors, he was still nothing more than a mameluco, a man of mixed blood. Until, that is, the Dutch arrived and he switched sides. Then the Portuguese…
Mother may I : a novel / Joshilyn Jackson.
Blackmailed by a mysterious kidnapper to commit a seemingly harmless act, a once-poor woman who married into wealth triggers a devastating chain of consequences.
By way of sorrow / Robyn Gigl.
Erin McCabe is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney doing her best to live a quiet life in the wake of profound personal change, until a newsworthy case--the murder of a state senator's son--puts both her career and safety in jeopardy.
Summer on fire : a Detroit novel / Peter Werbe.
"The temperature is scorching in Detroit during the summer of 1967 and so is everything happening in this fictionalized memoir by a staff member of the Fifth Estate. The characters are thrust into tumultuous episodes of 1967 Detroit Rebellion, anti-war de…
Broken horses : a memoir / Brandi Carlile.
"Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, he…
The wild silence / Raynor Winn.
"The incredible follow-up to the international bestseller The Salt Path, a story of finding your way back home. Nature holds the answers for Raynor and her husband Moth. After walking 630 homeless miles along The Salt Path, living on the windswept and wil…
The way of integrity : finding the path to your true self / Martha Beck.
"As Martha Beck says in her book, 'Integrity is the cure for psychological suffering. Period.' In 'The Way of Integrity,' Beck presents a four-stage process that anyone can use to find integrity, and with it, a sense of purpose, emotional healing, and a l…
Tuesday nights Mediterranean / Christopher Kimball ; writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch and Michelle Locke ; recipes by Matthew Card, Bianca Borges, Diane Unger and the cooks at Milk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman ; photography by Connie Miller of CB Creatives ; food styling by Christine Tobin.
"Mediterranean cooking is so much more than olive oil, grilled fish, and just-harvested vegetables. It is a diverse cuisine that encompasses the cultures and traditions of Southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The food is direct, simple, and…
Maxwell's demon / Steven Hall.
"Thomas Quinn is having a hard time. A failed novelist, he’s stuck writing short stories and audio scripts for other people’s characters. His wife, Imogen, is working on a remote island halfway around the world, and talking to her over the webcam isn’t th…
The duke undone / Joanna Lowell.
"An artist stumbles upon a naked duke and an unlikely love story begins in this captivating Victorian historical romance. When Royal Academy painting student Lucy Coover trips over a naked man passed out in an East End alley, she does the decent thing. …
Life's too short / Abby Jimenez.
"Vanessa lives life on her own terms--one day at a time, every day to its fullest. She can't afford to think about whether she has the same fatal genetic condition as her older sister. After all, she has way too much to do, traveling the globe and showing…
Hummingbird salamander / Jeff VanderMeer.
"From Jeff VanderMeer, the author of Annihilation, comes a brilliant speculative thriller of dark conspiracy, endangered species, and the end of all things"--Provided by publisher.
First, become ashes / K.M. Szpara.
"For thirty years, the Fellowship of the Anointed isolated its members, conditioning them to believe that pain is power. That magic is suffering. That the world beyond the fence has fallen prey to monsters. But when their leader is arrested, all her teach…
Animal instinct / David Rosenfelt.
"The K Team is back in the second installment in this spinoff series from bestselling author David Rosenfelt's beloved Andy Carpenter mysteries. Corey Douglas and his K-9 partner, a German shepherd named Simon Garfunkel, are recently retired police office…
Death with a double edge / Anne Perry.
"Daniel Pitt's investigation into his colleague's murder leads him through London's teeming underbelly to one of the Royal Navy's most powerful shipbuilders in a thrilling novel from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry"--Provided by publisher.
What comes after / JoAnne Tompkins.
"In misty, coastal Washington State, Isaac lives alone with his dog, grieving the recent death of his teenage son, Daniel. Next door, Lorrie, a working single mother, struggles with a heinous act committed by her own teenage son. Separated by only a silve…
Miss Julia happily ever after / Ann B. Ross.
"Wedding fever hits Abbotsville and several of Miss Julia’s friends have plans to tie the knot. But, as usual, nothing is so simple. Christy Hargrove suddenly gives up a lifelong dream and drops out of medical school to marry, Helen Stroud and Thurlow Jon…
Good company : a novel / Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney.
"A warm, incisive new novel about the enduring bonds of marriage and friendship from Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, author of the instant New York Times bestseller The Nest"--Provided by publisher.
The last exiles : a novel / Ann Shin.
"Jin and Suja meet and fall in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She is a young journalist from a prominent family, while he is from a small village of little means. Outside the school, North Korea has fallen under great political upheaval, …
Sunflower sisters : a novel / Martha Hall Kelly.
"Georgeanna 'Georgey' Woolsey isn’t meant for the world of lavish parties and the demure attitudes of women of her stature. So when war ignites the nation, Georgey follows her passion for nursing during a time when doctors considered women on the battlefr…
Of women and salt / Gabriela Garcia.
"In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained by I…
Bodies and bows / Elizabeth Penney.
"Iris Buckley is hoping for a bit of rest and relaxation now that the summertime rush is winding down in Blueberry Cove, Maine. Her apron shop Ruffles & Bows has been a huge success, her friendships are stronger than ever, and now she’s ready for all of t…
The hiding place / Paula Munier.
"Mercy and Elvis are back in The Hiding Place, the most enthralling entry yet in USA Today bestselling Paula Munier's award-winning Mercy Carr mystery series. When the man who killed her grandfather breaks out of prison and comes after her grandmother, Me…
Your inner hedgehog / Alexander McCall Smith ; illustrations by Iain McIntosh.
"Professor Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld and his colleagues at the University of Regensburg's Institute of Romance Philology pride themselves on their unwavering commitment to intellectual excellence. They know it is their job to protect a certain civiliz…
Who will pay reparations on my soul? : essays / Jesse McCarthy.
Ranging from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s case for reparations to Toni Morrison’s revolutionary humanism to D’Angelo’s simmering blend of R and racial justice, Jesse McCarthy’s bracing essays investigate with virtuosic intensity the art, music, literature, and poli…
I'm in Seattle, where are you? : a memoir / Mortada Gzar ; translated by William Hutchins ; illustrations by the author.
"As the US occupation of Iraq rages, novelist Mortada Gzar, a student at the University of Baghdad, has a chance encounter with Morise, an African American soldier. It's love at first sight, a threat to them both, and a moment of self-discovery. Challenge…
Rodney Scott's world of BBQ : every day is a good day / Rodney Scott & Lolis Eric Elie.
"Rodney Scott was born with barbecue in his blood. He cooked his first whole hog, a specialty of South Carolina barbecue, when he was just eleven years old. At the time, he was cooking at Scott’s Bar-B-Q, his family’s barbecue spot in Hemingway, South Car…
Every day is a gift : a memoir / Senator Tammy Duckworth.
The Iraq War veteran traces her impoverished childhood, her decision to join the Army, the months spent recovering from the RPG attack that shot down her helicopter and nearly took her life, and her subsequent mission of serving in elected office.
Cleopatra : the queen who challenged Rome and conquered eternity / Alberto Angela ; translated by Katherine Gregor.
"Who was Cleopatra? The last queen of Egypt lived less than forty years, and yet her legacy has spanned centuries. Shakespeare gave Cleopatra speed. Michelangelo gave Cleopatra a face. Elizabeth Taylor gave Cleopatra a voice. But the question remains: jus…
A most remarkable creature : the hidden life and epic journey of the world's smartest birds of prey / Jonathan Meiburg.
"An enthralling account of a modern voyage of discovery as we meet a rare and mysterious bird of prey--the caracara--that puzzled Darwin, fascinates modern-day falconers, and carries secrets of our planet's deep past in its family history. In 1833, Charle…
Until justice be done : America's first civil rights movement, from the revolution to reconstruction / Kate Masur.
"The half-century before the Civil War was beset with conflict over equality as well as freedom. Beginning in 1803, many free states enacted laws that discouraged free African Americans from settling within their boundaries and restricted their rights to …
The agitators : three friends who fought for abolition and women's rights / Dorothy Wickenden.
"Dorothy Wickenden tells the fascinating and crucially American stories of abolition, the Underground Railroad, the early women’s rights movement, and the Civil War. Harriet Tubman—no-nonsense, funny, uncannily prescient, and strategically brilliant—was …
Elizabeth & Margaret : the intimate world of the Windsor sisters / Andrew Morton.
"They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward Vlll decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was dramatically altered. Forever more Margaret would have…
Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting / Lisa Genova.
The Harvard-trained neuroscientist presents an exploration of the intricacies of human memory that distinguishes between normal and concerning memory loss while explaining the profound roles of sleep, stress, and other contributing influences.
A little devil in America : notes in praise of black performance / Hanif Abdurraqib.
"At the March on Washington in 1963, Josephine Baker was fifty-seven years old, well beyond her most prolific days. But in her speech she was in a mood to consider her life, her legacy, her departure from the country she was now triumphantly returning to.…
So many ways to lose : the amazin' true story of the New York Mets : the best worst team in sports / by Devin Gordon.
"The Mets lose when they should win. They win when they should lose. And when it comes to being the worst, no team in sports has ever done it better than the Mets. In So Many Ways to Lose, author and lifelong Mets fan Devin Gordon sifts through the detr…
The light through the leaves : a novel / Glendy Vanderah.
"In a moment of crisis, Ellis Abbey leaves her daughter, Viola, unattended—for just a few minutes. But when she returns, Viola is gone. A breaking point in an already fractured marriage, Viola’s abduction causes Ellis to disappear as well—into grief, guil…
Gold diggers / Sanjena Sathian.
"A floundering second-generation teenager growing up in the Bush-era Atlanta suburbs, Neil Narayan is funny and smart but struggles to bear the weight of expectations of his family and their Asian American enclave. He tries to want their version of succes…
The nine lives of Rose Napolitano / Donna Freitas.
"Rose Napolitano is fighting with her husband, Luke, about prenatal vitamins. She promised she’d take them, but didn’t. He promised before they got married that he’d never want children, but now he’s changed his mind. Their marriage has come to rest on th…
You love me / Caroline Kepnes.
"Joe is done with the cities. He’s done with the muck and the posers, done with Love. Now, he’s saying hello to nature, to simple pleasures on a cozy island in the Pacific Northwest. For the first time in a long time, he can just breathe. He gets a job a…
The five wounds : a novel / Kirstin Valdez Quade.
"It’s Holy Week in the small town of Las Penas, New Mexico, and thirty-three-year-old unemployed Amadeo Padilla has been given the part of Jesus in the Good Friday procession. He is preparing feverishly for this role when his fifteen-year-old daughter Ang…
Peaces / Helen Oyeyemi.
"The prize-winning, bestselling author of Gingerbread; Boy, Snow, Bird; and What is Not Yours is Not Yours returns with a vivid and inventive new novel about a couple forever changed by an unusual train voyage. When Otto and Xavier Shin declare their love…
The path to Sunshine Cove / RaeAnne Thayne.
Jessica Clayton, whose parents died under traumatizing circumstances, reevaluates her life on the road when she unexpectedly falls in love and reconnects with her sister, whose marriage is failing in the wake of a devastating diagnosis.
Every vow you break : a novel / Peter Swanson.
"Abigail Baskin never thought she’d fall in love with a millionaire. Then she met Bruce Lamb. He’s a good guy, stable, level-headed, kind—a refreshing twist from her previous relationships. But right before the wedding, Abigail has a drunken one-night sta…
Tell no lies / Allison Brennan.
"Something mysterious is killing the wildlife in the mountains just south of Tucson. When a college intern turned activist sets out to collect her own evidence, she, too, ends up dead. Local law enforcement is slow to get involved. That’s when the mobile …
The red book / James Patterson and David Ellis.
Launching an investigation of his own when his instincts tell him that more is behind a political shooting on Chicago's west side, SOS Detective Billy Harney uncovers a spate of murders connected to his troubled past.
Mrs. Wiggins / Mary Monroe.
A tale set in Depression-era Alabama follows the experiences of a woman from an at-risk family who marries the son of a respected preacher to establish a safer life before discovering her husband's desperate secret.
The curator's daughter : a novel / Melanie Dobson.
"A young girl, kidnapped on the eve of Word War II, changes the lives of a German archaeologist forced into the Nazi Party and-decades later-a researcher trying to overcome her own trauma. 1940. Hanna Tillich cherishes her work as an archaeologist for the…
A million reasons why / Jessica Strawser.
"When two strangers are linked by a mail-in DNA test, it’s an answered prayer—that is, for one half sister. For the other, it will dismantle everything she knows to be true. But as they step into the unfamiliar realm of sisterhood, the roles will reverse…
The art of losing / Alice Zeniter ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.
"A gripping, multigenerational tale of a French Algerian woman, her family's past, and the legacies of colonialism"--Provided by publisher.
No way out / Fern Michaels.
"Ellie Bowman barely remembers the incident that put her into a coma. When she awoke, filled with unease, all she knew for certain was that her boyfriend, Rick, was missing. She knew she needed to get away from her old life and recover in safety. With the…
Northern spy / Flynn Berry.
"A producer at the BBC and mother to a new baby, Tessa is at work in Belfast one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground in the two decades since the Good Friday Agreement, but they never really went away, and…
A cat on the case / Clea Simon.
"When a panicked stranger shows up at Charm and Cherish, Becca Colwin feels compelled to help. But when that stranger then disappears, leaving behind her heirloom violin the aspiring witch detective is drawn further into a web of deceit and intrigue compl…
Plunder : a memoir of family property and Nazi treasure / Menachem Kaiser.
"Menachem Kaiser’s brilliantly told story, woven from improbable events and profound revelations, is set in motion when the author takes up his Holocaust-survivor grandfather’s former battle to reclaim the family’s apartment building in Sosnowiec, Poland.…
Eat better, feel better : my recipes for wellness and healing, inside and out / Giada De Laurentiis.
"Giada walks you through how to select food that can actually make you feel better and curate a personalized wellness routine to support a healthy mind and body. She shows you her own process of reconfiguring her diet to control inflammation—and how you c…
No pain, no Gaines : the good stuff doesn't come easy / Chip Gaines.
"Spoiler alert #1: This is a book about networks. Spoiler alert #2: This is not a book about networking. Not networking in the traditional sense anyway. It’s not about how to leverage your interactions with everyone you meet in an all-out sprint to get a…
The energy paradox : what to do when your get-up-and-go has got up and gone / Steven R Gundry, MD with Amely Greeven.
"In The Energy Paradox, Dr. Gundry expands upon his previous discussions of gut, microbiome, and mitochondrial health, linking immune malfunction to the mental and physical symptoms of fatigue—including exhaustion, brain fog, depression, anxiety, and low …
Average expectations : lessons in lowering the bar / Shep Rose; with Dina Gachman.
"Shep Rose, star of Southern Charm and owner of Shep Gear, shares this irreverent and relatable collection of lessons and anecdotes about living an untamed, genuine life, raising hell yet having fun along the way. With his signature endearingly snarky voi…
The night gate / May, Peter.
"In a sleepy French village, the body of a man shot through the head is disinterred by the roots of a fallen tree. A week later a famous art critic is viciously murdered in a nearby house. The deaths occurred more than seventy years apart. Asked by a coll…
We shall sing a song into the deep / Andrew Kelly Stewart.
"Remy is a Chorister, rescued from the surface world and raised to sing in a choir of young boys. Remy is part of a strange crew who control the Leviathan, an aging nuclear submarine, that bears a sacred mission: to trigger the Second Coming when the time…
The performance / Claire Thomas.
"Three women at turning points in their lives go to the theater to see a play while wildfires rage in the nearby hills. Margot is a successful, flinty professor on the cusp of retirement, distracted by her fraught relationship with her adult son and her a…
Fatal fried rice / Vivien Chien.
"Lana Lee runs her family’s Chinese restaurant in Cleveland’s Asia Village like nobody’s business. When it comes to actual cooking, however, she’s known to be about a step up from boiling rice. So Lana decides to go to culinary school on the sly—and prove…
The lamplighters / Emma Stonex.
The Lamplights is a "novel about the mysterious disappearance of three lighthouse keepers from a remote tower miles from the Cornish coast--and about the wives who were left behind. What strange fate befell these doomed men? The heavy sea whispers their n…
A world on the wing : the global odyssey of migratory birds / Scott Weidensaul.
"In the past two decades, our understanding of bird migration-the navigational and physiological feats that enable birds to cross immense oceans or fly above the highest mountains, to go weeks without sleep, or remain in unbroken flight for months at a st…
Meet me in paradise / Libby Hubscher.
"Marin Cole has never: Seen the ocean... or climbed a mountain... or taken a risk on love ....But if her sister's plan works, she just might do all three. Ever since her journalist mother died on assignment, Marin has played it safe, refusing to set foot …
Double jeopardy / Stuart Woods.
"Stone Barrington is settling in for a stretch in New York when he receives news that demands immediate action. An old family matter has unexpectedly resurfaced, and Stone must decamp to the craggy shores of Maine to address the issue head-on. There, Sto…
Red widow : a novel / Alma Katsu.
"Lyndsey Duncan worries her career with the CIA might be over. After lines are crossed with another intelligence agent during an assignment, she is sent home to Washington on administrative leave. So when a former colleague–now Chief of the Russia Divisio…
The women of Chateau Lafayette / Stephanie Dray.
"An epic saga, based on the true story of a castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by its legacy. 1774. Gently-bred noblewoman Adrienne Lafayette becomes her husband, the Marquis de Lafayette’s political partner in the fight for Amer…
Off the wild coast of Brittany / Juliet Blackwell.
"Natalie Morgen made a name for herself with a memoir about overcoming her harsh childhood after finding a new life in Paris. After falling in love with a classically trained chef, they moved together to his ancestral home, a tiny fishing village off the …
Eternal / Lisa Scottoline.
"Enter the Rome of Eternal, where Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite, their differences. Elisabetta is a feisty beauty who dreams of becoming a novelist, Marco a handsome cyclist with a secret, and Sandro a Jewish mathema…
A question mark is half a heart / Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Nichola Smalley.
"How deeply can you love when your heart is full of secrets?...By age 50, Elin Boals has created for herself a perfect life: her wildly successful business as Manhattan’s preeminent fashion photographer is flourishing. Her handsome, patient husband is dev…
The bounty / Janet Evanovich and Steve Hamilton.
"Straight-as-an-arrow special agent Kate O’Hare and international criminal Nick Fox have brought down some of the biggest bad guys out there. But now they face their most dangerous foe yet—a vast, shadowy international organization known only as the Broth…
The Mauritanian / Mohamedou Ould Slahi ; edited by Larry Siems.
The author documents his imprisonment in Guantánamo Bay Naval Base as a political prisoner, his torture and mistreatment at the hands of U.S. officials, and his court-ordered release in 2016 after never being charged with a crime.
When women invented television : the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today / Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.
"It was the Golden Age of Radio and powerful men were making millions in advertising dollars reaching thousands of listeners every day. When television arrived, few radio moguls were interested in the upstart industry and its tiny production budgets, and …
Water, wood, and wild things : learning craft and cultivation in a Japanese mountain town / Hannah Kirshner.
"An immersive journey through the culture and cuisine of one Japanese town, its forest, and its watershed--where ducks are hunted by net, saké is brewed from the purest mountain water, and charcoal is fired in stone kilns--by an American writer and food s…
Missing witches : recovering true histories of feminist magic / Risa Dickens and Amy Torok ; foreword by Amanda Yates Garcia.
"A guide to invocations, rituals, and histories at the intersection of magic and feminism, as informed by history's witches--and the sociopolitical culture that gave rise to them"--Provided by publisher.
How to be animal : a new history of what it means to be human / Melanie Challenger.
"A wide-ranging take on why humans have a troubled relationship with being an animal, and why we need a better one Human are the most inquisitive, emotional, imaginative, aggressive, and baffling animals on the planet. But we are also an animal that does …
Mixed plate : chronicles of an all-American combo / Jo Koy.
A fearlessly honest memoir by the award-winning Filipino-American comedian uncovers the true family experiences behind his popular routines, discussing his mixed heritage, struggles with family mental illness, and eventual embrace of his identity.
The unbroken / C.L. Clark.
"Touraine is a soldier. Stolen as a child and raised to kill and die for the empire, her only loyalty is to her fellow conscripts. But now, her company has been sent back to her homeland to stop a rebellion, and the ties of blood may be stronger than she …
The fall of Koli / M.R. Carey.
"Koli has come a long way since being exiled from his small village of Mythen Rood. In his search for the fabled tech of the Old Times, he knew he'd be battling shunned men, strange beasts and trees that move as fast as whips. But he has already encounter…
The ladies of the secret circus / Constance Sayers.
"Paris, 1925: To enter the Secret Circus is to enter a world of wonder--a world where women weave illusions of magnificent beasts, carousels take you back in time, and trapeze artists float across the sky. Bound to her family's circus, it's the only world…
The Palm Beach murders : thrillers / James Patterson with James O. Born, Tim Arnold, and Duane Swierczynski.
Three stories from the world's best-selling author include the tale of a pair of divorcees who begin a strangely intense game of make-believe and a popular advertising exec who notices the people around him are being murdered.
You'll thank me for this : a novel / Nina Siegal.
A psychological thriller based on the Dutch tradition of blindfolding and dropping teens and pre-teens in the middle of a forest to find their own way back to their families follows what happens when one mother, fearing for her daughter, becomes certain t…
Danger in numbers / Heather Graham.
"A ritualistic murder on the side of a remote road brings in the Florida state police. Special Agent Amy Larson has never seen worse, and there are indications that this killing could be just the beginning. The crime draws the attention of the FBI in the …
Half life : a novel / Jillian Cantor.
"In Poland in 1891, Marie Curie (then Marya Sklodowska) was engaged to a budding mathematician, Kazimierz Zorawski. But when his mother insisted she was too poor and not good enough, he broke off the engagement. A heartbroken Marya left Poland for Paris, …
The good, the bad, and the dumped : a novel / Jenny Colgan.
After suffering a humiliating broken engagement, Posy tracks down all her exes online to ask them why all her romances have been train wrecks in the new novel from the best-selling author of 500 Miles from You.
Raft of stars : a novel / Andrew J. Graff.
"It’s the summer of 1994 in Claypot, Wisconsin, and the lives of ten-year-old Fischer 'Fish' Branson and Dale 'Bread' Breadwin are shaped by the two fathers they don’t talk about. One night, tired of seeing his best friend bruised and terrorized by his no…
Silence is a sense : a novel / Layla AlAmmar.
"A young woman sits in her apartment, watching the small daily dramas of her neighbors across the way. She is an outsider, a mute voyeur, safe behind her windows, and she sees it all—the sex, the fights, the happy and unhappy families. Journeying from her…
The consequences of fear / Jacqueline Winspear.
"October 1941. While on a delivery, young Freddie Hackett, a message runner for a government office, witnesses an argument that ends in murder. Crouching in the doorway of a bombed-out house, Freddie waits until the coast is clear. But when he arrives at …
A game of cones / Abby Collette.
"Bronwyn Crewse is delighted that Crewse Creamery, the ice cream shop her family has owned for decades, is restored to its former glory and serving sweet frozen treats to happy customers in the picturesque small town of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. But when a big…
Useful delusions : the power and paradox of the self-deceiving brain / Shankar Vedantam and Bill Mesler.
"From the New York Times-bestselling author and host of NPR's Hidden Brain comes a counter- intertuitive, thought-provoking exploration of deception's role in human success. Everyone agrees that lies and self-deception can do terrible harm to our lives, t…
Life after death : a novel / Sister Souljah.
With her jail sentence coming to a close, Winter is ready to step back into the spotlight and reclaim her throne.
The disordered cosmos : a journey into dark matter, spacetime, and dreams deferred / Chanda Prescod-Weinstein.
"Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is one of the leading physicists of her generation, at work on the origins of spacetime at the intersection of particle physics and astrophysics. She is also one of the fewer than one hundred Black women to earn a PhD in phys…
Haunted hibiscus / Laura Childs.
"Tea maven Theodosia Browning brews up trouble in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. It is the week before Halloween and Theodosia Browning, proprietor of the Indigo Tea Shop, and her tea sommelier, Drayton, a…
The committed / Viet Thanh Nguyen.
"The astonishing sequel to The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Committed follows the "man of two minds" as he comes to Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their fu…
Love at first / Kate Clayborn.
"Sixteen years ago, a teenaged Will Sterling saw--or rather, heard--the girl of his dreams. Standing beneath an apartment building balcony, he shared a perfect moment with a lovely, warm-voiced stranger. It's a memory that's never faded, though he's put s…
I am the rage / Dr. Martina McGowan ; illustrated by Diana Ejaita.
I Am the Rage is a poetry collection that explores racial injustice from the raw, unfiltered viewpoint of a Black woman in America. Dr. Martina McGowan is a retired MD, a mother, and a poet. Her poetry provides insights that no think piece on racism can; …
Lucky : how Joe Biden barely won the presidency / Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes.
"Almost no one thought Joe Biden could make it back to the White House--not Donald Trump, not the two dozen Democratic rivals who sought to take down a weak front-runner, not the mega-donors and key endorsers who feared he could not beat Bernie Sanders, n…
Exit / Belinda Bauer.
"Felix Pink is a retired widower leading a boring life and hoping to die a boring death. He volunteers as an Exiteer-someone who sits with terminally ill people as they die by suicide, assisting with logistics and lending moral support, then removing the …
An unexpected peril / Deanna Raybourn.
"A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club-…
Ms. Adventure : my wild explorations in science, lava, and life / Jess Phoenix.
"Volcanologist and natural hazards expert Jess Phoenix has dedicated her life to scientific exploration. Her career path--hard earned in the still male-dominated world of science--has shoved her headlong into deep-sea submersibles, congressional races, gl…
The hospital : life, death, and dollars in a small American town / Brian Alexander.
"The Hospital takes readers into the world of the American medical industry in a way no book has done before. Americans are dying sooner, and living in poorer health. By immersing the reader in the fight of one hospital to continue serving its community, …
I'm so effing tired : a proven plan to beat burnout, boost your energy, and reclaim your life / Amy Shah, MD.
"A guide to conquering burnout and increasing your energy from a leading medical doctor and nutrition expert"--Provided by publisher.
Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am / Julia Cooke.
"A lively, unexpected portrait of the jet-age stewardesses serving on iconic Pan Am airways between 1966 and 1975"--Provided by publisher.
Her dark lies / J.T. Ellison.
Disregarding messages from an anonymous texter who claims her fiancé is not the man he pretends to be, Claire travels to Italy for her destination wedding before harrowing discoveries and accidents expose ominous family secrets.
Every last fear / Alex Finlay.
"They found the bodies on a Tuesday...After a late night of partying, NYU student Matt Pine returns to his dorm room to devastating news: nearly his entire family--his mom, his dad, his little brother and sister--have been found dead from an apparent gas …
The rose code : a novel / Kate Quinn.
Joining the elite Bletchley Park codebreaking team during World War II, three women from very different walks of life uncover a spy's dangerous agenda years later against the backdrop of the royal wedding of Elizabeth and Philip.
Brood : a novel / Jackie Polzin.
"Over the course of a single year, our nameless narrator heroically tries to keep her small brood of four chickens alive despite the seemingly endless challenges that caring for another creature entails. From the forty-below nights of a brutal Minnesota w…
The seed keeper : a novel / Diane Wilson.
"Rosalie Iron Wing has grown up in the woods with her father, Ray, a former science teacher who tells her stories of plants, of the stars, of the origins of the Dakota people. Until, one morning, Ray doesn’t return from checking his traps. Told she has no…
The arsonists' city / Hala Alyan.
"A rich family story, a personal look at the legacy of war in the Middle East, and an indelible rendering of how we hold on to the people and places we call home"--Provided by publisher.
A deadly chapter / Essie Lang.
"Wake up on a houseboat, moored in scenic Alexandria Bay, New York. Ride the gentle waves to work at quaint Bayside Books, where you spend your days supplying literature and conversation to the charming locals and seasonal tourists. Sounds pleasant, doesn…
Wedding station / David Downing.
"Germany, 1933. The world is not yet at war, but the influence of the Nazi party is spreading like wildfire through Berlin. The Reichstag parliament building has burned down, just four weeks after Hitler's appointment as German Chancellor. The torching wi…
The postscript murders / Elly Griffiths.
"The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition should not be suspicious. Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing out of the ordinary when Peggy’s caretaker, Natalka, begins to recount Peggy Smith’s passing. But Natalka had a…
Murder in an Irish bookshop / Carlene O'Connor.
"Between training the new town garda and trying to set a wedding date with her fiancé, Macdara Flannery, Siobhán O'Sullivan is feeling a bit overwhelmed. She's looking forward to visiting the new bookshop and curling up with an exciting novel--only to dis…
Festival days / Jo Ann Beard.
A collection that includes seven essays and two pieces of short fiction captures both the small moments of daily existence and times when life and death hang in the balance, including the title work about a searing journey through India.
On Harrow Hill / John Verdon.
"The idyllic community of Larchfield is rocked to its core when Angus Russell, its wealthiest and most powerful man, is found dead in his mansion on Harrow Hill. A preliminary analysis of DNA gathered at the crime scene points to the guilt of Billy Tate, …