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Steel fear : a thriller / Brandon Webb & John David Mann.
"When Navy SEAL sniper Finn steps on board the USS Abraham Lincoln to hitch a ride home from the Persian Gulf, it's clear something is deeply wrong. Leadership is weak. Morale is low. And when crew members start disappearing one by one, what at first seem…
The cellist : a novel / Daniel Silva
"Viktor Orlov had a longstanding appointment with death. Once Russia’s richest man, he now resides in splendid exile in London, where he has waged a tireless crusade against the authoritarian kleptocrats who have seized control of the Kremlin. His mansion…
The wonder test : a novel / MIchelle Richmond.
"Escaping New York City and the espionage case that made her question everything, recently widowed Lina returns home to sell the house she has inherited in tony Greenfield, California. With her teenage son Rory, Lina hopes to reassemble her life, reevalua…
An ugly truth : inside Facebook's battle for domination / Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang.
"Once one of Silicon Valley’s greatest success stories, Facebook has been under constant fire for the past five years, roiled by controversies and crises. It turns out that while the tech giant was connecting the world, they were also mishandling users’ d…
Inside comedy : the soul, wit, and bite of comedy and comedians of the last five decades / David Steinberg.
"The world of comedy and comedians of the last five decades. By the man the New York Times calls “a comic institution himself,” the only comedian (twenty-six years in stand-up) to have made Elie Wiesel laugh, as well as having appeared on The Tonight Show…
Fox and I : an uncommon friendship / Catherine Raven.
"When Catherine Raven finished her PhD in biology, she built herself a tiny cottage on an isolated plot of land in Montana. She was as emotionally isolated as she was physically, but she viewed the house as a way station, a temporary rest stop where she c…
London's number one dog-walking agency / Kate MacDougall.
"In 2006, Kate MacDougall had a safe but uninspiring job at the venerable auction house Sotheby's in London. After nearly destroying a precious piece of art, she quit Sotheby's to set up her own dog-walking company. No one thoughts being a professional do…
The paper palace / Miranda Cowley Heller.
"Before anyone else is awake, on a perfect August morning, Elle Bishop heads out for a swim in the freshwater pond below 'The Paper Palace' - the gently decaying set of cabins in the Back woods of Cape Cod where her family has spent every summer for gener…
The man in the Iron Mask : the true story of Europe's most famous prisoner / Josephine Wilkinson.
The story of the Man in the Iron Mask, an unidentified prisoner who was arrested in the mid 1600s, and subsequently held in a number of French prisons.
The Florentines : from Dante to Galileo : the transformation of Western civilization / Paul Strathern.
Examines the cultural transformation characterized by an increasing emphasis on humanism that emerged in the city of Florence between the birth of Dante in 1265 and the death of Galileo in 1642, and its role in the Renaissance.
The complete memoirs : expanded edition / Pablo Neruda ; translated from the Spanish by Hardie St. Martin and Adrian Nathan West.
"The classic memoir of the Nobel Prize-winning poet, now expanded with newly discovered material"--Provided by publisher.
Please please tell me now : the Duran Duran story / Stephen Davis.
Featuring exclusive interviews with the band and never-before-published photos from personal archives, this definitive account, written by a best-selling rock biographer, tells the story of the quintessential band of the 1980s, which has cemented its lega…
Nice racism : how progressive white people perpetuate racial harm / Robin DiAngelo.
"Nice Racism asserts that it is white progressives who are responsible for inflicting the most daily harm on people of color"--Provided by publisher.
The personal librarian / Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.
"The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian-who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestsell…
The war nurse : a novel / Tracey Enerson Wood.
"Superintendent of Nurses Julia Stimson and sixty-five inexperienced young nurses arrive on the front lines of WWI to find chaos. With 1,300 soldiers stuffed into a facility built for 500, providing even the most basic care is challenging-and Julia quickl…
Half sick of shadows / Laura Sebastian.
"The Lady of Shalott reclaims her story in this bold feminist reimagining of the Arthurian myth from the New York Times bestselling author of Ash Princess. Everyone knows the legend. Of Arthur, destined to be a king. Of the beautiful Guinevere, who will b…
Bad moon rising / John Galligan.
"A record heat wave suffocates remote rural Wisconsin as the local sheriff tracks down a killer hidden in the depths of the community in this atmospheric, race-to-the-finish mystery"--Provided by publisher.
The fiancée : a novel / Kate White.
Sensing that something is off with her brother-in-law's new fiancée, Hannah, who is a fellow actress, Summer, finding her suspicions ignored, investigates just how far Hannah is willing to go to keep her perfect image intact when a family member is murder…
The house guests / Emilie Richards.
When her step-daughter steals money belonging to Amber, a woman who has since been evicted along with her teenage son, Cassie invites them to move in with her and as they each form friendships, Cassie discovers that Amber is trying to outrun her dark past…
Dream girl : a novel / Laura Lippman
"Injured in a freak fall, novelist Gerry Andersen is confined to a hospital bed in his glamorous high-rise apartment, dependent on two women he barely knows: his incurious young assistant, and a dull, slow-witted night nurse. Then late one night, the phon…
A distant grave / Sarah Stewart Taylor.
"Long Island homicide detective Maggie D'arcy and her teenage daughter, Lilly, are still recovering from the events of last fall when a strange new case demands Maggie's attention. The body of an unidentified Irish national turns up in a wealthy Long Isla…
Republic of detours : how the New Deal paid broke writers to rediscover America / Scott Borchert.
"The plan was as idealistic as it was audacious—and utterly unprecedented. Take thousands of hard-up writers and put them to work charting a country on the brink of social and economic collapse, with the aim of producing a series of guidebooks to the then…
The secret keeper of Jaipur / Alka Joshi.
"Malik, now twenty and finished his private school education, has just met a young woman named Nimmi when he leaves to apprentice at the Facilities Office of the Jaipur Royal Palace. Their latest project: a state-of-the-art cinema. Malik soon finds that n…
The queer bible : essays / edited by Jack Guinness.
"In 2016, model and queer activist Jack Guinness decided that the LGBTQ+ community desperately needed to be reminded of its long and glorious history of stardom—and he was spurred to action. The following year, QueerBible.com was born, an online community…
Transitions : our stories of being trans
"A visionary, moving and one-of-a-kind anthology of writing on what it means to be trans today and every day. From the daily bite of anxiety as you go to leave the house, to the freedom found swimming in the wild, through to moments of queer rage and joy …
Becoming Trader Joe : how I did business my way and still beat the big guys / Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe's ; with Patty Civalleri.
"Build an iconic shopping experience that your customers love—and a work environment that your employees love being a part of—using this blueprint from Trader Joe’s visionary founder, Joe Coulombe. Infuse your organization with a distinct personality and …
Lie beside me : a novel / by Gytha Lodge.
"Louise wakes up. Her head aches, her mouth is dry, her memory is fuzzy—but she suspects she’s done something bad. She rolls over toward her husband, Niall. The man who, until recently, made her feel loved. But it’s not Niall lying beside her. In fact, …
The killing hills / Chris Offutt.
"Mick Hardin, a combat veteran now working as an Army CID agent, returns home on a leave which is about to expire. His wife is about to give birth, but they aren't getting along. He has retreated to his grandfather's cabin to think things through when his…
Yoke : my yoga of self-acceptance / Jessamyn Stanley ; interior illustrations by Joelle Avelino.
"In Sanskrit, yoga means to 'yoke.' To yoke mind and body, movement and breath, light and dark, the good and the bad. This larger idea of “yoke” is what Jessamyn Stanley calls the yoga of the everyday—a yoga that is not just about perfecting your downward…
Hell of a book : or the altogether factual, wholly bona fide story of a big dreams, hard luck, American-made mad kid / Jason Mott.
"In Jason Mott’s Hell of a Book, a Black author sets out on a cross-country publicity tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Hell of a Book and is the scaffolding of something much larger and urgent: since Mott’s novel also tells th…
Choose me : a novel / Tess Gerritsen ; Gary Braver.
"Taryn Moore is young, beautiful, and brilliant…so why would she kill herself? When Detective Frankie Loomis arrives on the scene to investigate the girl’s fatal plunge from her apartment balcony, she knows in her gut there’s more to the story. Her instin…
The perfect murder / Kat Martin.
"As the CEO of a billion-dollar oil company, Reese Garrett has dealt with his share of corporate rivalry. What he hadn't counted on was being the victim of a sabotaged chopper en route to negotiate a deal for the Poseidon offshore drilling platform - or t…
Nightmare scenario : inside the Trump Administration's response to the pandemic that changed history / Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta.
"Since the day Donald Trump was elected, his critics warned that an unexpected crisis would test the former reality-television host—and they predicted that the president would prove unable to meet the moment. In 2020, that crisis came to pass, with the ou…
The witness for the dead / Katherine Addison.
"When the young half-goblin emperor Maia sought to learn who had set the bombs that killed his father and half-brothers, he turned to an obscure resident of his father’s Court, a Prelate of Ulis and a Witness for the Dead. Thara Celehar found the truth, t…
The seven day switch : a novel / Kelly Harms.
"Celeste Mason is the Pinterest stay-at-home supermom of other mothers' nightmares. Despite her all-organic, SunButter-loving, free-range kids, her immaculate home, and her volunteering awards, she still has time to relax with a nice glass of pinot at the…
God spare the girls : a novel / Kelsey McKinney
"Luke Nolan has led the Hope congregation for more than a decade, while his wife and daughters have patiently upheld what it means to live righteously. Made famous by a viral sermon on purity co-written with his eldest daughter, Abigail, Luke is the proto…
I ain't studdin' ya : my American blues story / Bobby Rush ; with Herb Powell.
"I Ain't Studdin' Ya is the behind-the scenes story of beloved blues entertainer Bobby Rush's extraordinary rise to fame. Born Emmett Ellis Jr. in Homer, Louisiana, he acquired his first real guitar, adopted the stage name 'Bobby Rush,' and started playin…
Everyone knows your mother is a witch / Rivka Galchen.
"The story begins in 1618, in the German duchy of Württemberg. Plague is spreading. The Thirty Years' War has begun, and fear and suspicion are in the air throughout the Holy Roman Empire. In the small town of Leonberg, Katharina Kepler is accused of bein…
Chasing shadows / Lynn Austin.
"Lena is a wife and mother who farms alongside her husband in the tranquil countryside. Her faith has always been her compass, but can she remain steadfast when the questions grow increasingly complex and the answers could mean the difference between life…
Suburban dicks : a novel / Fabian Nicieza.
"Andie Stern thought she’d solved her final homicide. Once a budding FBI profiler, she gave up her career to raise her four (soon to be five) children in West Windsor, New Jersey. But one day, between soccer games, recitals, and trips to the local pool, a…
Bath haus : a thriller / P.J. Vernon.
"Oliver Park, a recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life …
Universal human : creating authentic power and the new consciousness / Gary Zukav.
"More than thirty years ago, The Seat of the Soul issued a life-changing call to align our personalities with our souls. This alignment allows each of us to experience authentic power, which is created when we apply awareness of our emotions and use our f…
Something wild : a novel / Hanna Halperin.
"One weekend, sisters Tanya and Nessa Bloom pause their respective adult lives and travel to the Boston suburbs to help their mother pack up and move out of their childhood home. For the first time since they were teenagers sharing a bunk bed over a decad…
Projections : a story of human emotions / by Karl Deisseroth.
"Karl Deisseroth has spent his life pursuing truths about the human mind, both as a renowned clinical psychiatrist and as a researcher creating and developing the revolutionary field of optogenetics, which uses light to help decipher the brain’s workings.…
Geniuses at war : Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the dawn of the digital age / by David A. Price.
"The dramatic, untold story of the brilliant team whose feats of innovation and engineering created the world’s first digital electronic computer—decrypting the Nazis’ toughest code, helping bring an end to WWII, and ushering in the information age. Plann…
The summer of no attachments / Lori Foster.
"After putting the brakes on her dead-end relationship, local veterinarian Ivey Anders is ready to soak up this summer on her own terms. The way she sees it, no dating means no disappointment. But when she meets Corbin Meyer-- and his troubled young son, …
Night, neon : tales of mystery and suspense / Joyce Carol Oates.
"From literary icon Joyce Carol Oates comes a brand new collection of haunting and, at times, darkly humorous mystery & suspense stories. These are tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life—from a woman who gets lost on …
Sunrise by the sea / Jenny Colgan.
"Marisa Rosso can’t understand why everyone else is getting on with their lives as she still struggles to get over the death of her beloved grandfather, back home in Italy. Everyone loses grandparents, right? Why is she taking it so badly? Retreating furt…
Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood / Cheryl Diamond.
"To the young Cheryl Diamond, life felt like one big adventure, whether she was hurtling down the Himalayas in a rickety car or mingling with underworld fixers. Her family appeared to be an unbreakable gang of five. One day they were in Australia, the nex…
Seeing Serena / Gerald Marzorati.
"There has never been an athlete like Serena Williams. She has dominated women's tennis for two decades, changed the way the game is played, and - by inspiring Naomi Osaka, Coco Gauff, and others - changed, too, the racial make up of the pro game. But Wil…
Teatime at Grosvenor Square : an unofficial cookbook for fans of Bridgerton : 75 sinfully delectable recipes / Dahlia Clearwater.
"You are cordially invited to dine with society’s finest! From the magnificent macaron towers to the heavenly fruit-topped trifles, the food of Bridgerton steals the show. Teatime at Grosvenor Square brings you 75 tempting recipes inspired by those candy-…
Widespread panic : a novel / James Ellroy.
"Freddy Otash was the man in the know and the man to know in ‘50s L.A. He was a rogue cop, a sleazoid private eye, a shakedown artist, a pimp—and, most notably, the head strong-arm goon for Confidential magazine. Confidential presaged the idiot internet—a…
Hostage : a novel / Clare Mackintosh.
"Mina is trying to focus on her job as a flight attendant, not the problems with her five-year-old daughter back home or the fissures in her marriage. But the plane has barely taken off when Mina receives a chilling note from an anonymous passenger, someo…
Home stretch : a novel / Graham Norton.
"It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for a wedding. The day before the ceremony a group of young friends, including the bride and groom, drive out to the beach. There is an accident. Three survive, but three are killed. The lives of the fa…
She memes well / Quinta Brunson.
"Quinta Brunson is a master at breaking the internet. Before having any traditional background in media, her humorous videos were the first to go viral on Instagram’s platform. From there, Brunson’s wryly observant POV helped cement her status in the come…
Miseducated : a memoir / Brandon P. Fleming.
"Brandon P. Fleming grew up in an abusive home and was shuffled through school, his passing grades a nod to his skill on the basketball court, not his presence in the classroom. He turned to the streets and drug deals by fourteen, saved only by the dream …
Lorna Mott comes home : a novel / Diane Johnson.
"Lorna Mott Dumas, small, pretty, high-strung, the epitome of a successful woman–lovely offspring, grandchildren, health, a French husband, a delightful house and an independent career as an admired art lecturer involving travel and public appearances, ex…
The Cape doctor : a novel / E.J. Levy.
"Beginning in Cork, Ireland, the novel recounts Jonathan Mirandus Perry’s journey from daughter to son in order to enter medical school and provide for family, but Perry soon embraced the new-found freedom of living life as a man. From brilliant medical s…
Freed / Helen Hardt.
"Dale Steel has spent his life running from the horror of his past, so he's completely unprepared for horror to follow him into the present. But that's exactly what it's done. His only hope is his love for Ashley White, so he grabs hold with both hands, d…
Where you are is not who you are : a memoir / Ursula M. Burns.
"The first Black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company looks back at her life and her career at Xerox, sharing unique insights on American business and corporate life, the workers she has always valued, racial and economic justice, how greed is threatening …
Glory days : the summer of 1984 and the 90 days that changed sports and culture forever / L. Jon Wertheim.
"The summer of 1984 marked a watershed moment in the birth of modern sports. That season, Michael Jordan transformed from a college basketball player of some note to an Olympic hero to a blazing star in the basketball cosmos, clad in a signature line of s…
The reason for the darkness of the night : Edgar Allan Poe and the forging of American science / John Tresch.
"Decade after decade, Edgar Allan Poe remains one of the most popular American writers. He is beloved around the world for his pioneering detective fiction, tales of horror, and haunting, atmospheric verse. But what if there was another side to the man wh…
Murder at Sunrise Lake / Christine Feehan.
"It starts in her dreams. Hideous flashes from a nightmare only she can stop. Images of a murderer stalking the ones she cares about most. . . . Stella Harrison thought she had gotten away from the traumas of her past. Running the Sunrise Lake Resort high…
Upper Bohemia : a memoir / Hayden Hererra.
"Hayden Herrera’s parents each married five times; following their desires was more important to them than looking after their children. When Herrera was only three years old, her parents separated and she and her sister moved from Cape Cod to New York Ci…
Centerstage : my most fascinating interviews - from A-Rod to Jay-Z / Michael Kay.
"From the longtime host of the New York Yankees' television broadcasts, ESPN Radio's The Michael Kay Show, and YES Network's Emmy Award-winning CenterStage comes a selection of his most memorable interviews with the most intriguing personalities in sports…
Live your life : my story of loving and losing Nick Cordero / Amanda Kloots with Anna Kloots.
"In March 2020, Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero was hospitalized for what he and his wife, Amanda Kloots, believed to be a severe case of pneumonia. Entering the hospital, they had every reason to believe that Nick—a young father and oth…
The abduction of Pretty Penny / Leonard Goldberg.
"Joanna and the Watsons are called in by the Whitechapel Playhouse to find Pretty Penny, a lovely, young actress who has gone missing without reason or notice. While on their search, the trio is asked by Scotland Yard to join in the hunt for a vicious mur…
What white people can do next : from allyship to coalition / Emma Dabiri.
"What White People Can Do Next teaches each of us how to be agents of change in the fight against racism and the establishment of a more just and equitable world. In this affecting and inspiring collection of essays, Emma Dabiri draws on both academic dis…
Thanks for waiting : the joy (& weirdness) of being a late bloomer / Doree Shafrir.
"Doree Shafrir was one of Gawker's early hires and one of the first editors at BuzzFeed; at both sites, she authored countless viral articles. Just before she turned forty, she published her first novel, and one year later, she quit her journalism career …
Letters to my white male friends / Dax-Devlon Ross.
"White men are finally realizing that simply not being racist isn’t enough to end racism. These men want deeper insight not only into how racism has harmed Black people, but, for the first time, into how it has harmed them. They are beginning to see that …
Can't knock the hustle : inside the season of protest, pandemic, and progress with the Brooklyn Nets' superstars of tomorrow / Matt Sullivan.
"The Nets were already the most intriguing startup in the NBA: a team of influencers, entrepreneurs and activists, starring the controversial Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. But this dynasty-in-the-making got disrupted by the unforeseen. One tweet launched…
All the water I've seen is running : a novel / Elias Rodriques.
"Along the Intracoastal waterways of North Florida, Daniel and Aubrey navigated adolescence with the electric intensity that radiates from young people defined by otherness: Aubrey, a self-identified "Southern cracker" and Daniel, the mixed-race son of Ja…
Brainscapes : the warped, wondrous maps written in your brain--and how they guide you / Rebecca Schwarzlose.
"Your brain is a collection of maps: detailed representations, scrawled across your brain’s surfaces, of the sights, sounds, and actions that hold the key to your survival. Although scientists began discovering these maps over a century ago, we are only n…
Survive the night : a novel / Riley Sager.
"It’s November 1991. Nirvana’s in the tape deck, George H. W. Bush is in the White House, and movie-obsessed college student Charlie Jordan is in a car with a man who might be a serial killer. Josh Baxter, the man behind the wheel, is a virtual stranger …
The woman they could not silence : one woman, her incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear / Kate Moore.
"1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and ou…
Little black book / Kate Carlisle.
"Brooklyn and her hunky husband, security expert Derek Stone, have just returned from a delightful trip to Dharma, where the construction of their new home away from home is well underway, when a little black book arrives in the mail. The book is a rare B…
Songs in Ursa Major / Emma Brodie.
"The year is 1969, and the Bayleen Island Folk Fest is abuzz with one name: Jesse Reid. Tall and soft-spoken, with eyes blue as stone-washed denim, Jesse Reid’s intricate guitar riffs and supple baritone are poised to tip from fame to legend with this one…
What's done in darkness : a novel / Laura McHugh.
"Seventeen-year-old Sarabeth has become increasingly rebellious since her parents found God and moved their family to a remote Arkansas farmstead where she’s forced to wear long dresses, follow strict rules, and grow her hair down to her waist. She’s all …
These tangled vines : a novel / Julianne MacLean.
"If Fiona has learned anything in life, it’s how to keep a secret—even from the father who raised her. She is the only person who knows about her late mother’s affair in Tuscany thirty years earlier, and she intends to keep it that way…until a lawyer call…
Blush : a novel / Jamie Brenner.
"For decades, the Hollander Estates winery has been the premier destination for lavish parties and romantic day trips on the North Fork of Long Island. But behind the lush vineyards and majestic estate house, the Hollander family fortunes have suffered an…
Beyond / by Mercedes Lackey.
"Within the Eastern Empire, Duke Kordas Valdemar rules a tiny, bucolic Duchy that focuses mostly on horse breeding. Anticipating the day when the Empire’s exploitative and militant leaders would not be content to leave them alone, Korda’s father set out t…
Haven Point / Virginia Hume.
"1944: Maren Larsen is a blonde beauty from a small Minnesota farming town, determined to do her part to help the war effort––and to see the world beyond her family’s cornfields. As a cadet nurse at Walter Reed Medical Center, she’s swept off her feet by …
The Appalachian Trail : a biography / Philip D'Anieri.
"The Appalachian Trail is America’s most beloved trek, with millions of hikers setting foot on it every year. Yet few are aware of the fascinating backstory of the dreamers and builders who helped bring it to life over the past century. The conception and…
A rogue's company / Allison Montclair.
"In London, 1946, the Right Sort Marriage Bureau is getting on its feet and expanding. Miss Iris Sparks and Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge are making a go of it. That is until Lord Bainbridge—the widowed Gwen's father-in-law and legal guardian—returns from a b…
Kin : a memoir / Shawna Kay Rodenberg.
"When Shawna Kay Rodenberg was four, her father, fresh from a ruinous tour in Vietnam, spirited her family from their home in the hills of Eastern Kentucky to Minnesota, renouncing all of their earthly possessions to live in the Body, an off-the-grid End …
Cultish : the language of fanaticism / Amanda Montell.
"What makes 'cults' so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful? The reason why so many of us binge Manson documentaries by the dozen and fall down rabbit holes researching suburban moms gone QAnon is because we’re looking for a satisfying exp…
Filthy animals / Brandon Taylor.
"In the series of linked stories at the heart of Filthy Animals, set among young creatives in the American midwest, a young man treads delicate emotional waters as he navigates a series of sexually fraught encounters with two dancers in an open relationsh…
The burning blue : the untold story of Christa McAuliffe and NASA's Challenger disaster / Kevin Cook.
"On January 28, 1986, NASA’s space shuttle Challenger exploded after blasting off from Cape Canaveral. Christa McAuliffe, America’s 'Teacher in Space,' was instantly killed, along with the other six members of the mission. At least that's what most of us …
Skye falling : a novel / Mia McKenzie.
"When she was twenty-six and broke, Skye didn’t think twice before selling her eggs and happily pocketing the cash. Now approaching forty, Skye still moves through life entirely—and unrepentantly—on her own terms, living out of a suitcase and avoiding all…
Fierce self-compassion : how women can harness kindness to speak up, claim their power, and thrive / Kristin Neff, Ph.D.
"Although kindness and self-acceptance allow us to be with ourselves as we are, in all our glorious imperfection, the desire to alleviate suffering at the heart of this mindset isn't always gentle, sometimes it's fierce. We must also act courageously in o…
The woman in the purple skirt : a novel / Natsuko Imamura ; translated from the Japanese by Lucy North.
"Almost every afternoon, the Woman in the Purple Skirt sits on the same park bench, where she eats a cream bun while the local children make a game of trying to get her attention. Unbeknownst to her, she is being watched–by the Woman in the Yellow Cardiga…
Legends of the North Cascades : a novel / Jonathan Evison.
Dave Cartwright used to be good at a lot of things: good with his hands, good at solving problems, good at staying calm in a crisis. But on the heels of his third tour in Iraq, the fabric of Dave's life has begun to unravel. Gripped by PTSD, he finds hims…
The plague year : America in the time of Covid / Lawrence Wright.
"From the fateful first moments of the outbreak in China to the storming of the U.S. Capitol to the extraordinary vaccine rollout, Lawrence Wright’s The Plague Year tells the story of Covid-19 in authoritative, galvanizing detail and with the full drama o…
The hellion's waltz / Olivia Waite.
"Sophie Roseingrave hates nothing more than a swindler. After her family lost their piano shop to a con man in London, they're trying to start fresh in a new town. Her father is convinced Carrisford is an upright and honest place, but Sophie is not so sur…
How to survive America / D.L. Hughley and Doug Moe.
"White people love survival guides. But have you noticed they’re always about ridiculous activities in locations far from home, with chapters like 'How to Survive an Avalanche' or 'How to Live on Bugs in the Jungle.' Huh?! You know who really needs a surv…
Pack up the moon / Kristan Higgins.
"Joshua and Lauren are the perfect couple. Newly married, they’re wildly in love, each on a successful and rewarding career path. Then Lauren is diagnosed with a terminal illness. As Lauren’s disease progresses, Joshua struggles to make the most of the ti…
Pops : learning to be a son and a father / Craig Melvin.
"What makes someone a good dad? how do you judge the job you've done? For Craig Melvin, this unique book is as much an investigation as a memoir. It is an opportunity to better understand his own father, as well as his family legacy of addiction and incar…
Should we stay or should we go : a novel / Lionel Shriver.
"When her father dies, Kay Wilkinson can’t cry. Over ten years, Alzheimer’s had steadily eroded this erudite man into a paranoid lunatic. Surely one’s own father passing should never come as such a relief. Both medical professionals, Kay and her husband …
Boundless / Jack Campbell.
"Geary believed in the Alliance. Even when he uncovered overwhelming evidence that the highest echelons of the government and fleet command were involved in secret programs and prison camps, he believed it was worth saving. And that his duty was to see th…
The maidens / Alex Michaelides.
"Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike-particularly by the members of a secret society of f…
Deadly delights / Laura Jensen Walker
"August in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, always means one thing: the annual baking contest. Picture The Great British Baking Show, writ Midwestern. It’s a huge draw for the upper crust of Wisconsin pastry aficionados. And, of course, bon vivant baker-turned…
One two three : a novel / Laurie Frankel.
"In a town where nothing ever changes, suddenly everything does... Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne, but the Mitchell triplets are especially beloved. Mirabel is the smartest person anyone knows, and no one doubts it just because she ca…
A dark and secret place : a novel / Jen Williams.
"When prodigal daughter Heather Evans returns to her family home after her mother’s baffling suicide, she makes an alarming discovery–stacks and stacks of carefully preserved letters from notorious serial killer Michael Reave. The “Red Wolf,” as he was du…
The godmothers : a novel / Camille Aubray.
"Meet the Godmothers: Filomena is a clever and resourceful war refugee with a childhood secret, who comes to America to wed Mario, the family's favored son. Amie, a beautiful and dreamy French girl from upstate New York, escapes an abusive husband after f…
Sisters of the resistance / Christine Wells.
"Paris, 1944: The war is nearly over, but for members of the Resistance in occupied France, it is more dangerous than ever before. Twenty-five-year-old Gabby Foucher loathes the Nazis, though as the concierge of 10 rue Royale, she does her best to avoid c…
When evil lived in Laurel : the
"By early 1966, the work of Vernon Dahmer was well known in south Mississippi. A light-skinned Black man, he was a farmer, grocery store owner, and two-time president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP. He and Medgar Evers founded a youth NAACP ch…
Home made : a story of grief, groceries, showing up--and what we make when we make dinner / Liz Hauck.
"Liz Hauck and her dad had a plan to start a weekly cooking program in a residential home for teenage boys in state care, which was run by the human services agency he co-directed. When her father died before they had a chance to get the project started, …
Reserved for murder / Victoria Gilbert.
"Meeting your favorite author in the flesh can be the chance of a lifetime. But for one unlucky fan, her plum place in line at a book signing will lead to her untimely demise. Beaufort, North Carolina, is home to Chapters Bed and Breakfast, owned and oper…
Million dollar demon / Kim Harrison.
"The new master vampire of Cincinnati has arrived . . . and she wants Rachel Morgan out. No matter where Rachel goes, Constance is there--threatening Rachel's allies, causing city-wide chaos, and, to add insult to injury, even forcing Rachel out of her cu…
The art of betrayal / Connie Berry.
"Spring is a magical time in England–bluebells massing along the woodland paths, primrose and wild thyme dotting the meadows. Antiques dealer Kate Hamilton is spending the month of May in the Suffolk village of Long Barston, enjoying precious time with De…
England's magnificent gardens : how a billion-dollar industry transformed a nation, from Charles II to today / Roderick Floud.
"An altogether different kind of book on English gardens—the first of its kind—a look at the history of England’s magnificent gardens as a history of Britain itself, from the seventeenth-century gardens of Charles II to those of Prince Charles today....Fl…
Hairpin Bridge / Taylor Adams.
"Three months ago, Lena Nguyen's estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge sixty miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that is the official police version. But Lena isn't buying it. Now she's…
The letter keeper / Charles Martin.
"Murphy Shepherd has made a career of finding those no one else could—survivors of human trafficking. His life’s mission is helping others find freedom . . . but then the nightmare strikes too close to home. When his new wife, her daughter, and two other…
Shadow target / David Ricciardi.
"Someone is assassinating CIA field officers and Jake Keller's name is next on the list....Jake doesn't know who is trying to kill him and he doesn't know why, but it's a threat he can't ignore. When his small plane crashes in the Alps, Jake is the only s…
Diary of a young naturalist / Dara McAnulty.
"From sixteen-year-old Dara McAnulty, a globally renowned figure in the youth climate activist movement, Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of a year in Northern Ireland. Beginning in spring - when 'the sparrows dig the moss from the gutte…
When the stars begin to fall : overcoming racism and renewing the promise of America / Theodore R. Johnson.
"'Racism is an existential threat to America,' Theodore R. Johnson declares at the start of his profound and exhilarating book, a refutation of the American Promise enshrined in our Constitution-that all men and women are inherently equal. And yet racism …
Notorious / Diana Palmer.
"Gaby Dupont knows some men shouldn't be trusted. Ever. Especially not high-profile lawyer Jake Chandler. How can she trust the man who might be helping her greedy relatives steal her family fortune? To get the inside scoop on Jake's dealings - and protec…
Beyond a reasonable donut / Ginger Bolton.
"Selling her corn fritters at a carnival, Deputy Donut Café owner Emily Westhill faces off against a murderer who doesn't play fair... Emily and her assistant, Nina, are looking forward to manning the Deputy Donut tent at the Faker's Dozen Carnival in F…
How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America / Clint Smith.
"Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are honest about the past and those that are not—that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central i…
The heartbeat of trees : embracing our ancient bond with forests and nature / Peter Wohlleben ; translated by Jane Billinghurst.
"In The Heartbeat of Trees, renowned forester Peter Wohlleben draws on new scientific discoveries to show how humans are deeply connected to the natural world. In an era of cell phone addiction, climate change, and urban life, many of us fear we’ve lost o…
A peculiar combination / Ashley Weaver.
"Electra McDonnell has always known that the way she and her family earn their living is slightly outside of the law. Breaking into the homes of the rich and picking the locks on their safes may not be condoned by British law enforcement, but World War II…
What doesn't kill us / David Housewright.
"Rushmore McKenzie, former St. Paul police detective and unexpected millionaire, does the occasional, unofficial private detective work—mostly favors for friends. He's faced kidnappers, domestic terrorists, art thieves, among others, and had a hand in sol…
Things I learned from falling / Claire Nelson
"In 2018, writer Claire Nelson made international headlines when she fell over 25 feet after wandering off the trail in a deserted corner of Joshua Tree. The fall shattered her pelvis, rendering her completely immobile. There Claire lay for the next four …
Downeast : five Maine girls and the unseen story of rural America / Gigi Georges.
Nestled in Maine’s far northeast corner, Washington County sits an hour’s drive from the heart of famed and bustling Acadia National Park. Yet it’s a world away. For Willow, Vivian, Mckenna, Audrey, and Josie—five teenage girls caught between tradition an…
The man I knew : the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency / Jean Becker.
"A heartfelt portrait of President George H.W. Bush—and his post-presidential life—by a confidante who knew him well. As chief of staff, Jean Becker had a ringside seat to the never-boring story of George Herbert Walker Bush's life post-presidency, inclu…
The diva serves forbidden fruit / Krista Davis.
"With Old Town’s DIY Home Decorating Festival in full swing, Sophie’s swamped, juggling a bumper crop of artisans, antique dealers, and decorators for the busy street fair. Still, when her best friend Nina suddenly needs a ride from the airport, Sophie is…
My remarkable journey : a memoir / Katherine Johnson ; with Joylette Hylick and Katherine Moore and with Lisa Frazier Page.
"In 2015, at the age of 97, Katherine Johnson became a global celebrity. President Barack Obama awarded her the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom—the nation’s highest civilian honor—for her pioneering work as a mathematician on NASA’s first flight…
Written in bone : hidden stories in what we leave behind / Sue Black.
A forensic anthropologist and human anatomist recounts her life stories to explain how a person's life history is revealed through their bones.
Cack-handed : a memoir / Gina Yashere.
The producer and writer of the CBS hit series "Bob Hearts Abishola" tells the story of growing up as the child of Nigerian immigrants in London and her career as a stand-up comic and eventual Hollywood success.
Hola papi! : how to come out in a Walmart parking lot and other life lessons / John Paul Brammer.
The popular LGBTQ columnist and writer presents a memoir though a series of essays that chronicle his life growing up as queer, mixed race kid and offers advice for young people facing the same journey.
Life on the line : young doctors come of age in a pandemic / Emma Goldberg.
"In March 2020, soon-to-graduate medical students in New York City were nervously awaiting 'match day' when they would learn where they would begin their residencies. Only a week later, these young physicians learned that they would be sent to the front l…
The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero / Peter S. Canellos.
"Dissent. No one wielded this power more aggressively than John Marshall Harlan, a young Union veteran from Kentucky who served on the US Supreme Court from the end of the Civil War through the Gilded Age. In the long test of time, this lone dissenter was…
Home sweet road : finding love, making music, and building a life one city at a time / Johnnyswim.
"The hugely popular singer/songwriter duo Johnnyswim share their story like never before, showing readers how to find home wherever they are in this visually stunning literary debut"--Provided by publisher.
The ice lion / Kathleen O'Neal Gear.
"One thousand years in the future, the zyme, a thick blanket of luminous green slime, covers the oceans. Glaciers three-miles-high rise over the continents. The old stories say that when the Jemen, godlike beings from the past, realized their efforts to h…
The damage / Caitlin Wahrer.
"Tony has always looked out for his younger brother, Nick. So when he’s called to a hospital bed where Nick is lying battered and bruised after a violent sexual assault, his protective instincts flare, and a white-hot rage begins to build. As a small-town…
A good kill / John McMahon.
"An electrifying mystery featuring a troubled small-town police detective faced with three interwoven crimes that reveal sinister secrets about his community--and the deaths of his family"--Provided by publisher.
The ninth metal / Benjamin Percy.
"From award-winning author Benjamin Percy comes an explosive, breakout speculative thriller in which a powerful new metal arrives on Earth in the wake of a meteor shower, triggering a massive new "Gold Rush" in the Midwest and turning life as we know it o…
The wolf and the woodsman : a novel / Ava Reid.
"Follows a young pagan woman with hidden powers and a one-eyed captain of the Woodsmen as they form an unlikely alliance to thwart a tyrant"--Provided by publisher.
Rabbits : a novel / Terry Miles.
"Conspiracies abound in this surreal and yet all-too-real technothriller, detailing an underground alternate reality game, set in the same world as the popular Rabbits podcast. Rabbits is a secret, dangerous, and occasionally fatal underground alternate r…
The hidden palace / Helene Wecker.
"Chava is a golem, a woman made of clay, who can hear the thoughts and longings of those around her and feels compelled by her nature to help them. Ahmad is a jinni, a restless creature of fire, once free to roam the desert but now imprisoned in the shape…
Animal : a novel / Lisa Taddeo.
"Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruelties of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past. In the sweltering…
The stone loves the world / Brian Hall.
"Mette, a twenty-year old programmer of visual effects for video games, lives with her mother, Saskia, an aspiring playwright, in Brooklyn. Mette is a private and socially awkward young woman, who finds something consoling in repetitive mathematical calcu…
The missing treasures of Amy Ashton / Eleanor Ray.
A collector of objects, Amy Ashton, who believes it is easier to love things than people, finds her solitary existence interrupted when a new family moves in next door with two young boys--one of whom has a collection of his own.
Rainbow milk : a novel / Paul Mendez.
"An essential and revelatory coming-of-age narrative from a thrilling new voice, Rainbow Milk follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah’s Witness upbringing. In the 19…
The Bombay prince / Sujata Massey.
"November, 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a four-month tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isn't surprised when local unrest over th…
Castle shade : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes / Laurie R. King.
"A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar of …
Love for beginners : a novel / Jill Shalvis.
Starting a new life after waking up from a coma, Emma Harris finds her plans of opening up a doggy day care derailed by her childhood nemesis, but she soon learns that life isn't what you are given, it's what you make of it.
Come back to me / Jody Hedlund.
"The ultimate cure that could heal any disease? Crazy. That's exactly what research scientist Marian Creighton has always believed about her father's quest, even if it does stem from a desire to save her sister from the genetic disease that stole their mo…
Sustaining faith / Janette Oke, Laurel Oke Logan.
"With more children on their way from England who need caring homes, Lillian and Grace Walsh must use every ounce of gumption to keep their mission alive. But when startling information about the past surfaces and a new arrival comes via suspicious circum…
Dust off the bones : a novel / Paul Howarth.
"In 1890, estranged brothers Tommy and Billy McBride are living far apart in Queensland, each dealing with the trauma that destroyed their family in different ways. Now 21, Billy bottles his guilt and justifies his past crimes while attempting to revive h…
Tom Clancy target acquired / Don Bentley.
"Jack Ryan, Jr. would do anything for Ding Chavez. That’s why Jack is currently sitting in an open-air market in Israel, helping a CIA team run an asset-validation exercise as a favor to his friend. It's a cushy assignment - until it's not. Jack's job is …
The disappearing act : a novel / Catherine Steadman.
"A British actress discovers the dark side of Hollywood when she is the only witness to the sudden disappearance of a woman she meets at an audition in this psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Something in the Water and Mr…
The dive : the untold story of the world's deepest submarine rescue / Stephen McGinty.
"They were out of their depth, out of breath and out of time. Two men, trapped in a crippled submarine. Outside was pitch darkness and the icy chill of the ocean’s depths—and the crushing weight of 1,700 feet of water. On the surface a flotilla of ships a…
The secret life of the Savoy / Olivia Williams.
"The captivating story of the famed Savoy Hotel's founders, told through three generations--and one hundred years--of glamour and high society"--Provided by publisher.
It's not about the gun : lessons from my global career as a female FBI agent / Kathy Stearman.
''After spending more than twenty-six years as a Special Agent with the FBI, Kathy Stearman recounts the global experiences that shaped her life--and the mixed feelings that she now holds about the sacrifices she had to make to survive in a man's world"--…
The secret world of weather : how to read signs in every cloud, breeze, hill, street, plant, animal, and dewdrop / Tristan Gooley ; illustrations by Neil Gower.
"A guide to uncovering the mysteries of weather using close observation-decoding the ever-shifting alchemy of heat, water, and air to understand how it shapes our cities, woods, and hills"--Provided by publisher.
The bullet / Iris Johansen.
"Diane Connors is a dedicated doctor with the world's biggest secret, a discovery that could have shocking global ramifications. But while conducting private research trials, word has gotten out. The wrong people have heard the news and now want to hide D…
The chosen and the beautiful / Nghi Vo.
"Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society-she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asi…
Lesson in red : a novel / Maria Hummel.
"Brenae Brasil is a rising star at Los Angeles Art College, the most prestigious art school in the country, and her path to art world celebrity is all but assured. Until she is found dead on campus, just after completing a provocative documentary about fe…
Double blind / Edward St. Aubyn.
"A dramatic and powerful novel reflecting on nature, nurture, inquiry, perception, and the myriad ways we try to understand what it means to be alive"--Provided by publisher.
Dead dead girls / Nekesa Afia.
"Harlem, 1926. Young black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead. Following a harrowing kidnapping ordeal when she was in her teens, Louise is doing everything she can to maintain a normal life. She's succeeding, too. She spends her days working at M…
On skein of death / Allie Pleiter.
"Libby Beckett has come home to Collinstown, Maryland, to fulfill a dream and start over. Last year's messy divorce from her devious pharmaceutical executive husband has given her enough money to finally open her own yarn shop along the Chester River. Ope…
The road trip / Beth O'Leary.
"What if the end of the road is just the beginning? Four years ago, Dylan and Addie fell in love under the Provence sun. Wealthy Oxford student Dylan was staying at his friend Cherry's enormous French villa; wild child Addie was spending her summer as the…
Ridgeline : a novel / Michael Punke.
"In December 1866, tensions were rising in Wyoming, between the Native American tribes who had lived on the land for generations and the settlers who would destroy their home. Crazy Horse and his fellow Lakota hunters had been watching for months as Colon…
The kobalt dossier : an Evan Ryder novel / Eric Van Lustbader.
"Evan Ryder is back in The Kobalt Dossier, the stunning follow-up to The Nemesis Manifesto from New York Times bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader. After thwarting the violent, international, fascist syndicate known as Nemesis, Evan Ryder returns to Was…
The president's daughter : a thriller / Bill Clinton, James Patterson.
"Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL--and a past president--has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie--turning every parent's deepest fear…
The Jasmine throne / Tasha Suri.
"Set in a world inspired by historical India, The Jasmine Throne begins a sweeping new epic fantasy trilogy in which a captive princess and a servant in possession of forbidden magic become unlikely allies--and eventually, much more than allies--on a dark…
Rememberings / Sinéad O'Connor.
"From the acclaimed, controversial singer-songwriter Sinéad O'Connor comes a revelatory memoir of her fraught childhood, musical triumphs, struggles with illness, and of the enduring power of song"--Provided by publisher.
All that she carried : the journey of Ashley's sack, a black family keepsake  / Tiya Miles.
"In 1850s South Carolina, an enslaved woman named Rose faced a crisis, the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag with a few precious items as a token of love and to try to ensure Ashley’s survival. Soon after, the…
The stepsisters / Susan Mallery
"Once upon a time, when her dad married Sages mom, Daisy was thrilled to get a bright and shiny new sister. But Sage was beautiful and popular, everything Daisy was not, and she made sure Daisy knew it.Sage didnt have Daisys smartsshe had to go back a gra…
Ghost blows a kiss / Carolyn Hart.
"The late--as in Dearly Departed--Bailey Ruth Raeburn is delighted when she's assigned a new mission by Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, even if she is no good at following the rules for Earthly Visitations. This time she's determined to be the per…
Antiques carry on / Barbara Allan.
Vivian Borne--true-crime author, antiques dealer and ex-sheriff of Serenity, Iowa--is looking forward to meeting her new editor in London. Flying first class, rooms at the Savoy...Her long-suffering co-author, daughter Brandy, worries the trip will bankru…
How to love animals : in a human-shaped world / Henry Mance.
"A personal journey into our evolving relationships with animals, and a thought-provoking look at how those bonds are being challenged and reformed across disciplines. We love animals, but does that make the animals' lives any happier? With factory farms,…
Forgetting : the benefits of not remembering / Scott A. Small.
"A renowned neurologist explains why our routine forgetting-of names, dates, even house keys-is not a brain failure but actually, when combined with memory, one of the mind's most beneficial functions. Who wouldn't want a better memory? Dr. Scott Small ha…
The power of strangers : the benefits of connecting in a suspicious world / Joe Keohane.
"In The Power of Strangers, journalist Joe Keohane takes us through an inquiry into our shared history, one that offers surprising and compelling insights into our own social and political moment. But if strangers seem to some to be the problem, history, …
It never ends : a memoir with nice memories! / Tom Scharpling.
"Tom Scharpling is good at being funny, which is a miracle, considering what he's survived. Like hitting a deer and narrowly escaping with his life on the night of the 2016 election. But that's nothing compared to the struggles he had earlier in his life.…
Living brave : lessons from hurt, lighting the way to hope / Shannon Dingle.
A sex trafficking survivor and disability activist, after suffering unimaginable loss, illustrates how to find courage even in the darkest moments, giving women the permission to wrestle with difficult topics, honor the wisdom of their bodies and enact ch…
Trejo : my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood / Danny Trejo with Donal Logue.
"On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He’s been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he’s a hero beloved by recovery comm…
Saved by a song : the art and healing power of songwriting / Mary Gauthier.
"Mary Gauthier was twelve years old when she was given her Aunt Jenny’s old guitar and taught herself to play with a Mel Bay basic guitar workbook. Music offered her a window to a world where others felt the way she did. Songs became lifelines to her, and…
Stories to tell : a memoir / by Richard Marx.
"Legendary musician Richard Marx offers an enlightening, entertaining look at his life and career"--Provided by publisher.
From the streets of Shaolin : the Wu-Tang saga / S.H. Fernando Jr.
"Widely regarded as one of the most influential groups in modern music--hip hop or otherwise--WTC has released seven albums [including four gold and platinum studio albums, as well as the genre-defining Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)] and has launched th…
Across the airless wilds : the Lunar Rover and the triumph of the final moon landings / Earl Swift.
"8:36 P.M. EST, December 12, 1972: Apollo 17 astronauts Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt braked to a stop alongside Nansen Crater, keenly aware that they were far, far from home. They had flown nearly a quarter-million miles to the man in the moon’s left eye,…
Hatchet man : how Bill Barr broke the prosecutor's code and corrupted the Justice Department / Elie Honig.
"CNN legal analyst Elie Honig analyzes how Attorney General William Barr has demolished norms and destroyed faith in the Department of Justice, turning one of the most apolitical and respected American institutions into a private law firm supporting and p…
Praying with Jane Eyre : reflections on reading as a sacred practice / Vanessa Zoltan.
"Our favorite books keep us company, give us hope, and help us find meaning in a chaotic world. In this fresh and relatable work, atheist chaplain Vanessa Zoltan blends memoir and personal growth as she grapples with the notions of family legacy and ident…
The comfort book / Matt Haig.
"The Comfort Book is a collection of little parcels of hope. Gathering notes, proverbs, and stories, it gifts us with new ways of seeing ourselves, the world, and ourselves in the world. Matt Haig's blend of philosophy and self-reflective memoir builds on…
How I saved the world / Jesse Watters.
"In How I Saved the World, Jesse Watters takes readers on a tour of his life from basement-dwelling Fox minion to pampered champion of right-thinking Americans. He has divined great truths about the nature of our country while stumbling across beaches ask…
Vessel : a memoir / Cai Chongda ; translated from the Chinese by Dylan Levi King.
"An unprecedented and heartfelt memoir that illuminates the lives of rural Chinese workers, offering a portrait of generational strife, family, love, and loss that crosses cultures and time. Cai Chongda spent his childhood in a rural fishing village in Fu…
The forest of vanishing stars / Kristin Harmel.
"After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a gro…
All our shimmering skies : a novel / Trent Dalton.
"Darwin, 1942. As Japanese bombs rain down on her hometown, newly orphaned Molly Hook looks to the skies and runs for her life. Inside a duffel bag, she carries a stone heart and a map that will lead her to Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer whom she…
Island queen : a novel / Vanessa Riley.
"A remarkable, sweeping historical novel based on the incredible true life story of Dorothy Kirwan Thomas, a free woman of color who rose from slavery to become one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners in the colonial West Indies. Born into slav…
Dog eat dog / David Rosenfelt.
"Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, enjoy walking their dogs, Tara and Sebastian. By this point in their marriage, it’s routine. When out for one of their strolls, their simple ritual isn’t so simple anymore. Across the street, a man is mistreati…
An Irish hostage / Charles Todd.
"The Great War is over, but in Ireland, in the wake of the bloody 1916 Easter Rising, anyone who served in France is now considered a traitor, including nurse Eileen Flynn and former soldier Michael Sullivan, who only want to be married in the small, isol…
The bone code / Kathy Reichs.
"On the way to hurricane-ravaged Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Tempe receives a call from the Charleston coroner. The storm has tossed ashore a medical waste container. Inside are two decomposed bodies wrapped in plastic sh…
Fallen / Linda Castillo.
"When a young woman is found murdered in a Painters Mill motel, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is shocked to discover she once knew the victim. Rachael Schwartz was a charming but troubled Amish girl who left the fold years ago and fled Painters Mill. Wh…
Tender is the bite / Spencer Quinn.
"Chet the dog,...and his human partner, P.I. Bernie Little, are contacted by a terribly scared young woman who seems to want their help. Before she can even tell them her name, she flees in panic. But in that brief meeting Chet sniffs out an important sec…
Razorblade tears / S.A. Cosby.
"A Black father. A white father. Two murdered sons. A quest for vengeance. Ike Randolph has been out of jail for fifteen years, with not so much as a speeding ticket in all that time. But a Black man with cops at the door knows to be afraid. The last thin…
An ambush of widows / Jeff Abbott.
"Henry North is a down-on-his-luck cybersecurity expert from New Orleans. Wei "Adam" Zhang is the cofounder of one of Austin's most successful venture capitalist firms. These two men didn't know each other. They had never met. Yet they died together, viol…
Sleeping bear : a thriller / Connor Sullivan.
"After her young husband’s untimely death, Army veteran Cassie Gale decides to take a few days of solitude in the Alaska wilderness before she starts her new job. But when she fails to show up on her first day and her dog is discovered injured at her wrec…
Falling : a novel / T.J. Newman.
"You just boarded a flight to New York. There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard. What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped. For his family to live, everyone on your plane must …
Kill all your darlings / David Bell.
"After years of struggling to write after the deaths of his wife and son, English professor Connor Nye publishes his first novel, a thriller about the murder of a young woman. There's just one problem: Connor didn't write the book. His missing student did…
The cover wife / Dan Fesperman.
"From the author of Safe Houses--An electrifying new novel about a CIA agent and a young Moroccan ex-pat who becomes ensnared in the world of radical Islam. When CIA agent Claire Saylor is told that she'll be going undercover to pose as the dowdy wife of …
China room / Sunjeev Sahota.
"Mehar, a young bride in rural 1929 Punjab, is trying to discover the identity of her new husband. Married to three brothers in a single ceremony, she and her now-sisters spend their days hard at work in the family's 'china room,' sequestered from contact…
Ghost forest : a novel / Pik-Shuen Fung.
"In Ghost Forest, the unnamed narrator is the eldest of two daughters who grew up in Vancouver with her mother, away from her father in China, who's now sick. She's twenty-four and realizing she has never told her father that she loves him. The stories an…
Shoulder season / Christina Clancy.
"The small town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is an unlikely location for a Playboy Resort, and nineteen-year old Sherri Taylor is an unlikely bunny. Growing up in neighboring East Troy, Sherri plays the organ at the local church and has never felt comfortabl…
A cup of silver linings : a novel / Karen Hawkins.
"Ava Dove--the sixth of the seven famed Dove sisters and owner of Ava Dove's Landscaping and Specialty Teas--is frantic. Just as she is getting ready to open her fabulous new tearoom, her herbal teas have gone wonky. Suddenly, her sleep-inducing tea is st…
Dear Miss Metropolitan / Carolyn Ferrell.
"Fern seeks refuge from her mother’s pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwin finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregation’s dismay and Jesenia, miles ahead of her classmates at her gifted and talented high school, is a brainy a…
The stranger in the mirror : a novel / Liv Constantine.
Hiding the fact that she has no memory of her past from her fiancé, Addison, a survivor of a tragic accident, cannot shake the notion that she may have done something very, very bad.
Give my love to the savages : stories / Chris Stuck.
Nine stories highlight the complexities of being Black in modern America, including a Black son who visits his white father during the 1992 Los Angeles riots and a Black Republican whose skin disease is turning him white.
The one you're with / Lauren K. Denton.
"High-school sweethearts Mac and Edie Swan lead a seemingly picture-perfect life in the sleepy-sweet community of Oak Hill, near Mobile, Alabama. Edie is a respected interior designer, Mac is a beloved pediatrician, and they have two great kids and a hist…
Everyone in this room will someday be dead : a novel / Emily Austin.
When an anxious woman takes a job as a receptionist at a local church, she becomes curious about her predecessor's mysterious death.
The tiger mom's tale / Lyn Liao Butler.
"Lexa Thomas has never quite fit in. Having grown up in a family of blondes while more closely resembling Constance Wu, she’s neither white enough nor Asian enough. Visiting her father in Taiwan as a child, Lexa thought she’d finally found a place where s…
The stranger behind you : a novel / Carol Goodman.
"Journalist Joan Lurie has written a seething article exposing a notorious newspaper tycoon as a sexual predator. But the night it goes live, she is brutally attacked. Traumatized and suffering the effects of a concussion, she moves into a highly secure a…
Nobody, somebody, anybody : a novel / Kelly McClorey.
"Amy Hanley has a job as a chambermaid for the summer, but on August 25, she will take the exam to become an EMT (third time’s the charm!) and finally move on with her life. In the meantime, she doesn’t mind scrubbing toilets immaculately clean or tucking…
While we were dating / Jasmine Guillory.
"Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he's trying to ignore, and his advertising job to focus on. When Ben lands a huge ad campaign featuring movie star Anna Gardiner, how…
We have always been here / Lena Nguyen.
The behavioral psychologist onboard a survey ship headed to a planet ripe for colonization, Dr. Grace Park must determine the origin of a strange phenomenon that is causing the crew to suffer mental breaks without losing her own mind in the process.
Silver tears / Camilla Läckberg ; translated by Ian Giles.
In this novel of seduction, deceit, and female power, three generations of women, who have survived in hiding from the men who sought to destroy them, find that secrets always end in tears.
Pup fiction / Laurien Berenson.
Sending her kids to the Graceland School's summer camp, Melanie discovers that murder is on the schedule when she is thrown into a mystery involving the owner's dead estranged husband and three prize-winning Dalmatians.
Runner / Tracy Clark.
While searching for fifteen-year-old Ramona Titus, who has run away from her foster home, Black homicide cop-turned-PI Cass Raines soon discovers that Ramona is holding secrets dark enough to kill for and if Cass can't find her first, she will have nowher…
Nine lives : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"After a carefree childhood, Mary Margaret Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a dashing daredevil Air Force pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one cit…
Wayward / Dana Spiotta.
"A moving, funny, engrossing novel about mothers and daughters, and one woman's midlife reckoning, from the renowned author of Stone Arabia and Eat the Document On the heels of the election of 2016, Samantha Raymond's life begins to come apart: her mother…
Home waters : a chronicle of family and a river / John N. Maclean ; wood engravings by Wesley W. Bates.
"John N. Maclean's remarkable memoir of his family's century-long love affair with Montana's majestic Blackfoot River, the setting for his father's classic novella, A River Runs through It. Maclean returns annually to the simple family cabin that his gran…
Forget the Alamo : the rise and fall of an American myth / Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford.
"Every nation needs its creation myth, and since Texas was a nation before it was a state, it's no surprise that its myths bite deep. There's no piece of history more important to Texans than the Battle of the Alamo, when Davy Crockett and a band of rebel…
House of sticks : a memoir / Ly Tran.
"A powerful memoir by 25-year-old Ly Tran about her immigrant experience and her recent family history in the aftermath of the war that spans from Vietnam to Brooklyn, and ultimately to the Ivy League"--Provided by publisher.
From the river to the sea : the untold story of the railroad war that made the West / John Sedgwick.
The history of the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the railway men behind the Santa Fe and Rio Grande railways as they raced to lay claim to the most profitable territory and silver mines.
The ugly cry : a memoir / Danielle Henderson.
"'If you fight that motherf**ker and you don’t win, you’re going to come home and fight me.' Not the advice you’d normally expect from your grandmother—but Danielle Henderson would be the first to tell you her childhood was anything but conventional. Aban…
Dear Senthuran : a Black spirit memoir / Akwaeke Emezi.
In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of T…
Kennedy's avenger : assassination, conspiracy, and the forgotten trial of Jack Ruby / Dan Abrams and David Fisher.
Examines the story behind the bizarre trial of Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner who murdered Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, live on national television.
Operation Pedestal : the fleet that battled to Malta, 1942 / Max Hastings.
"In 1940, Hitler had two choices when it came to the Mediterranean region: stay out, or commit sufficient forces to expel the British from the Middle East. Against his generals’ advice, the Fuhrer committed a major strategic blunder. He ordered the Wehrma…
Drunk : how we sipped, danced, and stumbled our way to civilization / Edward Slingerland.
"While plenty of entertaining books have been written about the history of alcohol and other intoxicants, none have offered a comprehensive, convincing answer to the basic question of why humans want to get high in the first place. Edward Slingerland eleg…
The profession : a memoir of community, race, and the arc of policing in America / Bill Bratton and Peter Knobler.
"When Bill Bratton became a Boston street cop after returning from serving in Vietnam, he was dismayed by the corrupt old guard, and it is fair to say the old guard was dismayed by him too. But his success fighting crime could not be denied. Propelled by …
The second : race and guns in a fatally unequal America / Carol Anderson.
Investigates the history and impact of the Second Amendment, how it was designed, and how it has been constructed from the start to keep African Americans powerless and vulnerable.
The librarian of Saint-Malo : a novel / Mario Escobar.
"Saint-Malo, France: 1939. The German invasion has begun, and Jocelyn Ferrec - the guardian of the Saint-Malo Library - clings to her husband, Antoine, and to the priceless books under her care. But she and everything she holds dear are in danger as Germa…
Two old men and a baby : or, how Hendrik and Evert get themselves into a jam / Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans.
"Hendrik Groen and Evert Duiker, faithful friends in good times and bad, are well over seventy and enjoy weekly visits together to play chess, drink gin, and have chats. But one day, Hendrik's quiet life is rudely disturbed when Evert shows up on his door…
The library of the dead / T.L. Huchu.
"Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghostalker – and they sure do love to talk. Now she speaks to Edinburgh’s dead, carrying messages to those they left behind. A girl’s gotta earn a living, and it seems harmless enough. Until, that is, the dead whisp…
For the wolf / Hannah Whitten.
"As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose-to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in the hope he'll return the world's captured gods. Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can't control, at least she kno…
Golden Girl : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand.
Entering the afterlife due to a hit and run accident, a successful author learns she can observe the earthly lives of her nearly grown children and is also permitted three "nudges" to alter the outcome of events.
Anne of Manhattan : a novel / Brina Starler.
Leaving Avonlea, Long Island, to attend grad school in Manhattan, Anne is shocked when her long-time archrival, Gilbert, returns from California to attend as well in this modern adaptation of the beloved Anne of Green Gables.
And now you're back / Jill Mansell.
"From New York Times and #1 international bestselling queen of romantic women's fiction Jill Mansell comes a poignant, funny, feel good storyabout second chances and finding your way home. They never thought they'd see him again... Didi Laing met her firs…
The one hundred years of Lenni and Margot : a novel / Marianne Cronin.
"Seventeen-year-old Lenni Pettersson lives on the Terminal Ward at the Glasgow Princess Royal Hospital. Though the teenager has been told she’s dying, she still has plenty of living to do. Joining the hospital’s arts and crafts class, she meets the magnif…
Lizzie & Dante : a novel / Mary Bly.
While vacationing on Elba, Shakespearian scholar Lizzie Delford, who received a devastating diagnosis, meets a sardonic chef named Dante, his battered dog Lily, and his 12-year-old daughter Etta, who is desperate for a mother, and wonders if it is right t…
Unfinished business / J.A. Jance.
"Ali Reynolds's personal life is in turmoil when two separate men show up on the scene-a serial killer and a former employee of her husband's who has just been released from a sixteen-year prison sentence for murdering his girlfriend. With lives hanging i…
A Lowcountry bride : a novel / Preslaysa Williams.
A talented dress designer leaves New York to care for her father in Charleston, South Carolina, and accepts a job at a local wedding gown shop only to find herself falling for the store's owner.
The eagle's claw : a novel of the Battle of Midway / Jeff Shaara.
Recounts the Battle of Midway, one of World War II's most pivotal moments, sharing the stories of all ranks and the unique sacrifices each man is compelled to bravely make for the sake of country, freedom, and honor.
Our woman in Moscow : a novel / Beatriz Williams.
To save her sister, who, along with her American diplomat husband and children, is trapped behind the Iron Curtain, Ruth Macallister embarks on a dangerous mission, and as the sisters race toward safety, a dogged Soviet agent forces them to make a heartbr…
The thousand crimes of Ming Tsu : a novel / Tom Lin.
"Orphaned young, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly enforcer. But when Ming falls in love with Ada, the daughter of a powerful railroad magnate, and t…
Palace of the drowned / Christine Mangan.
"It’s 1966 and Frankie Croy retreats to her friend’s vacant palazzo in Venice. Years have passed since the initial success of Frankie’s debut novel and she has spent her career trying to live up to the expectations. Now, after a particularly scathing revi…
An unlikely spy : a novel / Rebecca Starford.
"A twisting, sophisticated World War II novel following a spy who goes undercover as a part of MI5. But in chasing the secrets of others, how much will she lose of herself?"--Provided by publisher.
Death in bloom / Jess Dylan.
"Sierra Ravenswood is the new part-time employee of the Flower House, a flower shop in Aerieville, Tennessee. It's true she didn't expect to be back in her hometown at twenty-eight-years-old, but after her dream of making it as a singer in Nashville crash…
The beach house / Rochelle Alers.
"It's been almost a year since Leah Berkley Kent left her lavish Richmond home to spend two months on Coates Island, North Carolina. There she found friendship with two extraordinary women, Kayana and Cherie. Together they formed a summer book club, meeti…