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The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel / Kim Michele Richardson.
"Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, Cussy delivers books to the hill folk of Troublesome,…
Knight / Timothy Zahn.
"A legend of Space Opera is back with the second book in the Sibyl's War Nicole Hammond was just trying to survive on the streets of Philidelphia, then she andher partner Bungie were abducted by a race of mysterious moth-like aliens andtaken to a strange …
Republic of lies : American conspiracy theorists and their surprising rise to power / Anna Merlan.
American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously outlandish ideas suddenly attained legitimacy. Trump himself is a conspiracy enthusiast: from his claim that global warming is a Chi…
Flowers over the inferno / Ilaria Tuti ; translated from the Italian by Ekin Oklap.
"Ilaria Tuti's thriller debut explores a remote community in northern Italy--a place of secrets, eerie folktales, and primal instincts. In a quiet village surrounded by ancient woods and the imposing Italian Alps, a man is found naked with his eyes gouged…
The problem of democracy : the Presidents Adams confront the cult of personality / Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein.
"How the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who sought to abuse the weaknesses inherent in our democracy. Until now, no one has properly dissected the intertwined lives of the second and sixth (father an…
Feast your eyes / Myla Goldberg.
After discovering photography as a teenager through her high school's photo club, Lillian rejects her parents' expectations of college and marriage and moves to New York City in 1955. When a small gallery exhibits partially nude photographs of Lillian and…
Miracle Creek / Angie Kim.
"A literary courtroom thriller about a mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son"--Provided by publisher.
The Department of Sensitive Crimes / Alexander McCall Smith.
"The detectives who work in Malmo Police's Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog's mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her rela…
The second mountain : the quest for a moral life / David Brooks.
"Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The bestselling author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world." -- From Amazon.com summary.
The better sister : a novel / Alafair Burke.
"Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge. She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic. Nicky was always restless . . . and more than a little reckless--the opposite of her …
Mentors : how to help and be helped / Russell Brand.
"[This book] describes the impact that a series of significant people have had throughout Russell's life--from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a b…
Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel / Louis Bayard.
The page-turning and surprising story of a young Abraham Lincoln and the two people who loved him best: a young, marriageable Mary Todd and Lincoln's best friend, Joshua Speed. When sparky and independent Mary Todd arrives in Springfield, Illinois, in the…
Mostly plants : 101 delicious flexitarian recipes from the Pollan family / Tracy, Dana, Lori & Corky Pollan ; foreword by Michael Pollan ; photographs by Nicole Franzen.
In Mostly Plants, readers will find inventive and unexpected ways to focus on cooking with vegetables—dishes such as Crispy Kale and Potato Hash with Fried Eggs; Tandoori Chicken and Vegetable Sheet Pan Supper; Salmon Farro Bowl; and Roasted Tomato Soup w…
No country for old gnomes : the tales of Pell / Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne.
"Go big or go gnome. TheNew York Timesbestselling authors of Kill the Farm Boy return to the world of Pell, the irreverent fantasy universe that recalls Monty Python and Terry Pratchett. War is coming, and it's gonna be Pell. On one side stand the gnome…
Under the table : a novel / Stephanie Evanovich.
Suffocating in a dead-end marriage, Midwesterner Zoey Sullivan fled to New York and moved in with her older sister Ruth, a carefree, vivacious beauty with a string of eligible bachelors at her beck and call. Giving herself three months in the city to clea…
Master & apprentice / Claudia Gray.
An unexpected offer threatens the bond between Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi as the two Jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future.
The 13-minute murder : thrillers / James Patterson with Christopher Farnsworth, Max DiLallo, and Shan Serafin.
What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common? Their time is running out in these three fast-paced thrillers from the World's #1 Bestselling Writer, James Patterson. DEAD MAN RUNNING: Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD …
The city of flickering light / Juliette Fay.
"It’s July 1921, "flickers" are all the rage, and Irene Van Beck has just declared her own independence by jumping off a moving train to escape her fate in a traveling burlesque show. When her friends, fellow dancer Millie Martin and comedian Henry Weiss,…
Redemption / David Baldacci.
Confronted by the first murder suspect of his early career while visiting his hometown, FBI detective Amos Decker reexamines startling connections to another crime that make him question if he arrested the wrong man years earlier.
Before we were wicked / Eric Jerome Dickey.
"Ken is twenty-one, hurting people for cash to try to pay his way through college, when he lays eyes on Jimi Lee, the woman who will change the course of his entire life. What's meant to be a one-night stand with the Harvard-bound beauty turns into an exp…
Before she was found / Heather Gudenkauf.
A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town. For twelve-year-old Cora Landry and her friends Violet and Jordyn, it was supposed to be an ordinary sleepover--movies and Ouija and…
Unlearn : 101 simple truths for a better life / Humble the Poet.
"The internationally bestselling self-empowerment book from influencer, rapper, and spoken word artist Humble the Poet, now available in a new edition with a new foreword by the author. Unlearn offers short, accessible, and counterintuitive lessons for re…
Triple jeopardy / Anne Perry.
"Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat who's accused of a theft that may hide a deadly crime in this compelling novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Twenty-one Days. Daniel Pitt, along with his parents, Charlotte and Thoma…
The book of dreams : a novel / Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare.
Comatose after an act of heroism, Henri Skinner revisits memories of his British youth, while a woman from his past forges an unexpected, profound friendship with Henri's teenage son, Sam.
Two weeks : a novel / Karen Kingsbury.
"From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a heart-wrenching and redemptive new story in the Baxter Family series about a couple desperately waiting to bring their adopted child home and a young mother about to make the biggest decis…
Confessions of an innocent man : a novel / David R. Dow.
Rafael Zhettah relishes the simplicity and freedom of his life. He is the owner and head chef of a promising Houston restaurant, a pilot with open access to the boundless Texas horizo and a bachelor, content with having few personal or material attachment…
Death of a New American / Mariah Fredericks.
The atmospheric, compelling follow-up to the stunning debut A Death of No Importance, featuring series character, Jane Prescott. In 1912, as New York reels from the news of the Titanic disaster, ladies' maid Jane Prescott travels to Long Island with the B…
Metropolis : a Bernie Gunther novel / Philip Kerr.
"New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad. A portrait of Bernie Gunther in his twenties: He's young, but he's seen four bloody years of tre…
Life will be the death of me : and you, too! / Chelsea Handler.
"In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in LA in the fall of 2016, Chelsea Handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House. And then, Donald Trump happens. In a torpor of despair, she decides that she's had enough of …
Accidental presidents : eight men who changed America / Jared Cohen.
"The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful s…
Someone knows / Lisa Scottoline.
Allie Garvey is heading home to the funeral of a childhood friend. Allie is not only grief-stricken, she's full of dread. Because going home means seeing the other two people with whom she shares an unbearable secret. Allie has been haunted for two decade…
The bookshop of the broken hearted / Robert Hillman.
A gorgeously written, tender, and wise novel about love and forgiveness in 1960s Australia, in which a lonely farmer finds his life turned upside down by the arrival of a vibrant librarian.
Lost roses : a novel / Martha Hall Kelly.
"It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met…
Saving Meghan / D. J. Palmer.
"The Gerard family has lived a charmed life. Carl is a highly successful residential developer with millions in the bank who married his high school sweetheart, Becky, and they have a beautiful daughter, Meghan. But when Meghan is suddenly struck with a m…
Finder / Suzanne Palmer.
Fergus Ferguson has been called a lot of names: thief, con artist, repo man. He prefers the term finder. His latest job should be simple. Find the spacecraft Venetia's Sword and steal it back from Arum Gilger, ex-nobleman turned power-hungry trade boss. H…
A snapshot of murder : a Kate Shackleton mystery / Frances Brody.
Seven keen amateur photographers gather for the most popular openings of the decade. Only six will return. Yorkshire, 1928. Indomitable sleuth Kate Shackleton is taking a well-deserved break from her detective work and indulging in her other passion: phot…
Honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage and a girl saved by bees / Meredith May.
"Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in …
Lessons from Lucy : the simple joys of an old, happy dog / Dave Barry.
"Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry t…
Save me the plums : my Gourmet memoir / Ruth Reichl.
"When Conde Nast offered Ruth Reichel the top position at American's oldest epicurearn magazine, [Gourmet], she declined....This is the story of a former Berkeley hippie entering the corporate world and worrying about losing her soul....Complete with reci…
Maybe you should talk to someone : a therapist, her therapist, and our lives revealed / Lori Gottlieb.
"From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so …
The savior / J.R. Ward.
"A vampire and a scientist's fates are passionately entwined in a race against time in this thrilling romance in the #1 New York Times bestselling "utterly absorbing and deliciously erotic" (Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author) Black Dagger B…
Phantoms : a novel / Christian Kiefer.
"Torn apart by war and bigotry, two families confront long-buried secrets in this haunting American novel of World War II and Vietnam. In the panoramic tradition of Charles Frazier's fiction, Phantoms is a fierce saga of American culpability. A Vietnam ve…
Afternoon of a faun : a novel / James Lasdun.
"When an old flame accuses him of sexual assault in her memoir, expat English journalist Marco Rosedale is brought rapidly and inexorably to the brink of ruin. His reputation and livelihood at stake, Marco confides in a close friend, who finds himself cau…
A witch to remember / Heather Blake.
"The buzz of excitement over the wdding between wish-granting witch Darcy and Police Chief Nick Sawyer is postively electric....But Darcy's dream wedding is threatened when the Divinitea Cottage, the tea room hosting her bridal luncheon, goes up in flames…
Diary of a dead man on leave / David Downing.
"In April 1938, a man calling himself Josef Hofmann arrives at a boarding house in Hamm, Germany, and lets a room from the widow who owns it. Fifty years later, Walter Gersdorff, the widow's son, who was eleven years old in the spring of 1938, discovers t…
The fourth courier : a novel / by Timothy Jay Smith.
A Fast-Paced Espionage Thriller for Alan Furst Fans Set in Post-Cold War Poland. It is 1992 in Warsaw, Poland, and the communist era has just ended. A series of grisly murders suddenly becomes an international case when it's feared that the victims may ha…
King of kings / Wilbur Smith with Imogen Robertson.
Cairo, 1888. A beautiful September day. Penrod Ballantyne and his fiancee, Amber Benbrook, stroll hand in hand. The future is theirs for the taking. But when Penrod's jealous former lover, Lady Agatha, plants doubt about his character, Amber leaves him an…
1637 : the Polish maelstrom / Eric Flint.
"The Ottoman Empire has captured Vienna and is now laying siege to the Austrian government in exile. Both the United States of Europe and the Kingdom of Bohemia have come to Austria's assistance but everyone knows it is going to be a long, brutal struggle…
Miss Julia takes the wheel / Ann B. Ross.
"The delightful new installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series When Miss Julia's regular doctor goes on vacation with his wife, leaving a replacement in his stead, Miss Julia is immediately concerned. Never one to miss an …
Lost and wanted / Nell Freudenberger.
"Told from the perspective of a female physicist in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a story that explores the nature of friendship, romantic love, and motherhood"--Provided by publisher.
Beyond the point : a novel / Claire Gibson.
Three female West Point cadets including a nationally ranked point guard, an Army general's faith-driven granddaughter and a rebellious homecoming queen embark on bond-forging military careers on the eve of the September 11 attacks.
The editor : a novel / Steven Rowley.
"From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a funny, poignant, and highly original novel about an author whose relationship with his very famous book editor will change him forever--both as a writer and a son. After years of struggling as …
The Loch Ness papers / Paige Shelton.
"Bookseller Delaney Nichols befriends a Loch Ness monster enthusiast; when he stands accused of murder she'll do whatever it takes to learn who the killer is--and whether Nessie herself is really lurking in the Scottish waters. Delaney Nichols is delighte…
Who slays the wicked : a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery / C.S. Harris.
"The death of a fiendish nobleman strikes close to home as Sebastian St. Cyr is tasked with finding the killer to save his young cousin from persecution in this riveting new historical mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of Why Kill the Innocent…
The A list : an Ali Reynolds mystery / J.A. Jance.
More than ten years after the abrupt end of her high-profile broadcasting career, Ali Reynolds has made a good life for herself in her hometown of Sedona, Arizona. She has a new house, a new husband, and a flourishing cybersecurity company called High Noo…
The matriarch : Barbara Bush and the making of an American dynasty / Susan Page.
Drawing on diary access and more than 100 interviews, a vibrant portrait of the former first lady by the Washington bureau chief of USA Today includes coverage of Barbara Bush's private struggles and remarkable political achievements.
Hashimoto's food pharmacology : nutrition protocols and healing recipes to take charge of your thyroid health / Izabella Wentz.
"A nutritional guide for healing your body of the autoimmune condition Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, featuring 125 recipes, 100 food and lifestyle photographs, meal plans, kitchen revamping suggestions, and thyroid-supporting nutrients highlighted on every pag…
The path made clear : discovering your life's direction and purpose / Oprah Winfrey.
Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.” That journey starts right here. In her l…
Coders : the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world / Clive Thompson.
"From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers - where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what…
My lovely wife / Samantha Downing.
The twist at the end of the first chapter made me read through the night Jane Corry Introducing the next generation of domestic thriller... Every marriage has secrets. Everyone has flaws. Your wife isn't perfect - you know that - but then again nor are yo…
The tinderbox / Beverly Lewis.
"When Sylvia Miller finds the key to an old tinderbox of her father's, her curiosity is piqued. Shocked by the secrets it holds, Sylvia confronts her father. The truth about the tinderbox will forever change not only her own life, but also that of her fam…
The cliff house / RaeAnne Thayne.
After the death of their mother, sisters Daisy and Beatriz Davenport found a home with their aunt Stella in the beautiful and welcoming town of Cape Sanctuary. They never knew all the dreams that Stella sacrificed to ensure they had everything they’d ever…
Stone bridges / Carla Neggers.
"Adrienne Portale has never settled in one place for long, but takes a job as innkeeper in tiny Knights Bridge, Massachusetts, to spend some time getting to know the father she only recently found. When three small boys get lost in the wilderness that bor…
The American agent / Jacqueline Winspear.
When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert MacFarl…
Black and blue / David Rosenfelt.
The next exciting installment in bestselling David Rosenfelt's Doug Brock series. Doug Brock hasn't had it easy since his getting shot in the line of duty as a New Jersey state police officer. Between the amnesia and having to solve two murder cases, it h…
The last second / Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison.
"From New York Times bestselling authors Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison comes a riveting thriller pitting special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine against the head of a private space agency who has the power to end the world as we know it. …
Dark tribute / Iris Johansen.
New York Times bestseller Iris Johansen is back with another high octane thriller that will leave your mind racing and your heart pounding. Despite her tragic childhood, violin prodigy Cara Delaney has finally found peace in her career as a professional m…
The library of lost and found / Phaedra Patrick.
Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people--though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she's invisible. All of th…
Blood oath / Linda Fairstein.
"New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein explores the depths of Manhattan's secretive Rockefeller University in this timely, captivating thriller about the deep--and often deadly--reverberations of past sins. Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper of th…
Deep harbor / Fern Michaels.
When Carol Ann 'CJ' Jansen lost her beloved older brother, Kick, in a boating accident, she came adrift. Kick had taken on the role of caring for his little sister after their parents were killed in a car crash. Inheriting half his fortune has left CJ fin…