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The motion picture teller / Colin Cotterill.
"Thailand, 1996: Supot, a postman with the Royal Thai Postal Service, hates his job. The only bright light in his life is watching classic movies with his best friend, Ali, the owner of a video store. These cinephiles adore the charisma of the old Western…
Cheddar late than dead / Linda Reilly.
"It's winter in Balsam Dell, and to add some cheer to their small Vermont town, grilled cheese shop owner Carly Hale has agreed to cater and extravagant wedding shower for a local bride-to-be. The day of the event arrives, and Carly's donut grilled cheese…
The fight of his life : inside Joe Biden's White House / Chris Whipple.
Taking readers behind the scenes of one of America's most consequential presidencies, a journalist with unprecedented access to the White House reveals how President Joe Biden and his seasoned team have battled to achieve their agenda, delivering a surpri…
Against the currant / Olivia Matthews.
"Little Caribbean, Brooklyn, New York: Lyndsay Murray is opening Spice Isle Bakery with her family, and it’s everything she’s ever wanted. The West Indian bakery is her way to give back to the community she loves, stay connected to her Grenadian roots, an…
Heart to heart : a conversation on love and hope for our precious planet / words by His Holiness the Dalai Lama ; art by Patrick McDonnell.
"At the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamsala, India, an unusual visitor has arrived. His Holiness interrupts his morning meditation to greet a troubled Giant Panda who has travelled many miles to see him. Welcoming him as a friend, His Holiness invites th…
Twice as hard : the stories of Black women who fought to become physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century / Jasmine Brown.
"No real account of black women physicians in the US exists, and what little mention is made of these women in existing histories is often insubstantial or altogether incorrect. In this work of extensive research, Jasmine Brown offers a rich new perspecti…
Georgie, all along / Kate Clayborn.
"Longtime personal assistant Georgie Mulcahy has made a career out of putting others before herself. When an unexpected upheaval sends her away from her hectic job in L.A. and back to her hometown, Georgie must confront an uncomfortable truth: her own wan…
Irish coffee murder / Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross.
"Irish coffee murder by Leslie Meier: Part-time reporter Lucy Stone is writing a piece for the Courier about four Irish step dancing students from Tinker’s Cove on the cusp of making it big. But the story becomes headline news for all the wrong reasons wh…
The Trump tapes : the historical record. Bob Woodward's twenty interviews with President Donald Trump / Bob Woodward.
"The Trump Tapes explodes with the exclusive, inside story of Trump’s performance as president—in his own words as he is questioned, even interrogated by Woodward, on the president’s key responsibilities from managing foreign relations to crisis managemen…
I'm no philosopher, but I got thoughts : mini-meditations for saints, sinners, and the rest of us / Kristin Chenoweth ; foreword by Ariana Grande.
"I'm No Philosopher, But I Got Thoughts, [is] an inspiring high-design, colorful book featuring philosophical-ish musings on connection, creativity, loss, love, and closure. You'll be inspired to develop your own life philosophies, as you journey through …
The faraway world : stories / Patricia Engel.
"Two Colombian expats meet as strangers on the rainy streets of New York City, both burdened with traumatic pasts. In Cuba, a woman discovers her deceased brother’s bones have been stolen, and the love of her life returns from Ecuador for a one-night visi…
Gone but not for garden / Kate Collins.
"Athena Spencer works with her big Greek-American family (whom she also anonymously blogs about) at their garden center near Lake Michigan. She’s also gained a reputation for crime-solving—and that’s what brings flower-shop owner and fellow sleuth Abby Kn…
The great money reset : change your work, change your wealth, change your life / Jill Schlesinger.
"The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to rethink everything. Now, when it comes to envisioning a post-pandemic future, noted financial expert Jill Schlesinger hears one question over and over: How far should I really go to change my life? The Great Money Reset…
A fashionable fatality / Alyssa Maxwell.
"Amid the aftermath of the Great War and its hardships, it’s no wonder that many wish to rediscover life’s pleasures—parties, fashion, dancing. Still, Lady Phoebe and Eva are disconcerted when a small gathering at the home of Phoebe’s sister, Julia, becom…
The Twyford code : a novel / Janice Hallett.
"Forty years ago, Steven 'Smithy' Smith found a copy of a famous children’s book by disgraced author Edith Twyford, its margins full of strange markings and annotations. When he showed it to his remedial English teacher Miss Iles, she believed that it was…
The reunion : a novel / Kayla Olson.
"Liv Latimer grew up on TV. As the star of the popular teen drama Girl on the Verge, Liv spent her adolescence on the screen trying to be as picture perfect as her character in real life. But after the death of her father and the betrayal of her on-screen…
Recovery road / Christine Feehan.
"Kir 'Master' Vasiliev doesn’t care whether he lives or dies. He’s a burnt-out shell with no one and nothing but his club. Whatever Torpedo Ink needs, Master will put himself in harm’s way time after time. If he doesn’t make it back, he’s certain everyone…
"The pushback that shows up in conversations about fat justice takes exceedingly predicable form. Losing weight is easy—calories in, calories out. Fat people are unhealthy. We’re in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Fat acceptance 'glorifies obesity.' The…
Blush : a novel / Hardt, Helen.
"Amanda Thomas is hopelessly in love with Jackson Paris, but he will never see her as anything more than his sweet and innocent bestie. After being virgin-adjacent for too long, Mandy is officially ready to move on. She wants to learn about hot, dirty sex…
Dark of night / Colleen Coble.
"As if the last few months haven’t been hard enough - complete with threats on her life and the return of her first love, Jon - Annie has to figure out whether or not to believe a woman who claims to be her sister, Sarah, who was abducted twenty-four year…
The bullet garden / Stephen Hunter.
"July, 1944: The lush, rolling hills of Normandy are dotted with a new feature—German snipers. From their vantage points, they pick off hundreds of Allied soldiers every day, bringing the D-Day invasion to its knees. It’s clear that someone is tipping off…
Decent people : a novel / De'Shawn Charles Winslow.
"In the still-segregated town of West Mills, North Carolina, in 1976, Marian, Marva, and Lazarus Harmon-three enigmatic siblings-are found shot to death in their home. The people of West Mills- on both sides of the canal that serves as the town's color li…
The January 6th report : the report of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol / preface by David Remnick ; epilogue by Congressman Jamie Raskin.
"On January 6, 2021, insurgents stormed the U.S. Capitol, an act of domestic terror without parallel in American history, designed to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power. In a resolution six months later, the House of Representatives called it "one of …
The cabinet of Dr. Leng / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.
"Astoundingly, Constance has found a way back to the place of her origins, New York City in the late 1800s, leaping at the chance, although it means leaving the present forever. Constance sets off on a quest to prevent the events that lead to the deaths o…
How to sell a haunted house / Grady Hendrix.
"When Louise finds out her parents have died, she dreads going home. She doesn’t want to leave her daughter with her ex and fly to Charleston. She doesn’t want to deal with her family home, stuffed to the rafters with the remnants of her father’s academic…
Everybody knows / Jordan Harper.
"Welcome to Mae Pruett’s Los Angeles, where 'Nobody talks. But everybody whispers.' As a 'black-bag' publicist tasked not with letting the good news out but keeping the bad news in, Mae works for one of LA’s most powerful and sought-after crisis PR firms,…
Don't open the door / Allison Brennan.
"US Marshal Regan Merritt never bought the FBI’s theory that her ten-year-old son’s murder was tied to her job. Yet as leads went cold, she’d had to walk away from the marshals, the case and her now ex-husband, Grant, who blamed her for Chase’s death. Aft…
Fieldwork : a forager's memoir / Iliana Regan.
"With her first book, Regan announced herself as a writer whose extravagant, unconventional talents matched her abilities as a lauded chef. In her follow-up, she digs even deeper to express the meaning and beauty we seek in the landscapes, and stories, th…
Bloodbath nation / Paul Auster ; photographs by Spencer Ostrander.
"Like most American boys of his generation, Paul Auster grew up playing with toy six-shooters and mimicking the gun-slinging cowboys in B Westerns. A skilled marksman by the age of ten, he also lived through the traumatic aftermath of the murder of his gr…
Rough sleepers : [Dr. Jim O'Connell urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people] / Tracy Kidder.
"When he graduated from Harvard Medical School, Jim O'Connell was asked by the medical school Dean to spend one year setting up a program to care for the homeless population in Boston. It became Jim O'Connell's life calling, to help people known as "rough…
Phaedra : a novel / Laura Shepperson.
"Phaedra has been cast to the side all her life: daughter of an adulteress, sister of a monster, and now unwilling bride to the much-older, power-hungry Theseus. Young, naïve, and idealistic, she has accepted her lot in life, resigned to existing under th…
This other Eden : a novel / Paul Harding.
"In 1792, formerly enslaved Benjamin Honey and his Irish wife, Patience, discover an island where they can make a life together. Over a century later, the Honeys’ descendants and a diverse group of neighbors are desperately poor, isolated, and often hungr…
The Mitford secret / Jessica Fellowes.
"It’s 1941, and the Mitford household is splintered by the vicissitudes of war. To bring the clan together—maybe for one last time, Deborah invites them to Chatsworth for Christmas, along with a selection of society’s most impressive and glamorous guests,…
The midnight kingdom : a history of power, paranoia, and the coming crisis / Jared Yates Sexton.
"To fully understand these strange and dangerous times, Jared Yates Sexton takes a hard look at our nation's history: namely, the abuses committed by those in power and the comforting stories that shaped the way the West has viewed itself up to the presen…
The sense of wonder : a novel / Matthew Salesses.
"An Asian American basketball star walks into a gym. No one recognizes him, but everyone stares anyway. It is the start of a joke but what is the punchline? When Won Lee, the first Asian American in the NBA, stuns the world in a seven-game winning streak,…
The matter of everything : how curiosity, physics, and improbable experiments changed the world / Suzie Sheehy.
"Physics has always sought to deepen our understanding of the nature of matter and the world around us. But how do you conduct experiments with the fundamental building blocks of existence? How do you manipulate a particle a trillion times smaller than a …
Really good, actually : a novel / Monica Heisey.
"Maggie is fine. She’s doing really good, actually. Sure, she’s broke, her graduate thesis on something obscure is going nowhere, and her marriage only lasted 608 days, but at the ripe old age of twenty-nine, Maggie is determined to embrace her new life a…
Courtiers : intrigue, ambition, and the power players behind the house of Windsor / Valentine Low.
"Throughout history, the British monarchy has relied on its courtiers - the trusted advisers in the King or Queen's inner circle - to ensure its survival as a family and a pillar of the country. Today, as ever, a carefully selected team of people hidden f…
The house at the end of the world / Dean Koontz.
"In retreat from a devastating loss and crushing injustice, Katie lives alone in a fortresslike stone house on Jacob’s Ladder island. Once a rising star in the art world, she finds refuge in her painting. The neighboring island of Ringrock houses a secret…
Independence : a novel / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
"India, 1947. In a rural village in Bengal live three sisters, daughters of a well-respected doctor. Priya: intelligent and idealistic, resolved to follow in her father’s footsteps and become a doctor, though society frowns on it. Deepa: the beauty, deter…
Pandora : a novel in three parts / written by Susan Stokes-Chapman.
"Dora Blake is a talented jewelry designer who lives under the thumb of her suspicious and odious uncle, who is running her late parents' beloved shop of antiquities into the ground. When he begins acting erratically after a mysterious Greek vase is deliv…
Master slave husband wife : an epic journey from slavery to freedom / Ilyon Woo.
"In 1848, a year of international democratic revolt, a young, enslaved couple, Ellen and William Craft, achieved one of the boldest feats of self-emancipation in American history. Posing as master and slave, while sustained by their love as husband and wi…
The fraud squad / Kyla Zhao.
"Crazy Rich Asians meets The Devil Wears Prada in this millennial women's fiction novel by debut author Kyla Zhao about a working class woman who infiltrates Singapore's high society to fulfill her dreams, only to lose herself in the process. For as long …
The aftermath : the last days of the baby boom and the future of power in America / Philip Bump.
"Philip Bump, a reporter as adept with a graph as with a paragraph, is popular for his ability to distill vast amounts of data into accessible stories. THE AFTERMATH is a sweeping assessment of how the baby boom created modern America, and where power, we…
Flora Macdonald :
"After his decisive defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Prince Charles Edward Stuart was a man on the run. Seeking refuge in the Outer Hebrides, hoping to escape to France, he found an unlikely ally in Flora MacDonald, a young woman in her early twe…
Liar, dreamer, thief / Maria Dong.
"Katrina Kim may be broke, the black sheep of her family, and slightly unhinged, but she isn’t a stalker. Her obsession with her co-worker, Kurt, is just one of many coping mechanisms—like her constant shape and number rituals, or the way scenes from her …
The devil's ransom / Brad Taylor.
When his covert company, along with every other entity in the Taskforce, is hit with a ransomware attack linked to the Taliban, Pike must stop a plot to alter the balance of power on the global stage orchestrated by a former NSA specialist in the U.S. gov…
The shards / Bret Easton Ellis.
"Seventeen-year-old Bret is a senior at the exclusive Buckley prep school when a new student arrives with a mysterious past. Robert Mallory is bright, handsome, charismatic, and shielding a secret from Bret and his friends even as he becomes a part of the…
The Mitford affair : a novel / Marie Benedict.
"Between the World Wars, the six Mitford sisters—each more beautiful, brilliant, and eccentric than the next—dominate the English political, literary, and social scenes. Though they've weathered scandals before, the family falls into disarray when Diana d…
Never give an inch : fighting for the America I love / Mike Pompeo.
"Mike Pompeo recounts his political career"--Provided by publisher.
You will never be found : a novel / Tove Alsterdal ; English translation by Alice Menzies.
"In the small mining town of Malmberget, north of the Arctic Circle, residents and their houses are being relocated. As the mine that built the town slowly swallows it street by street, building by building, the memories of the community have collapsed in…
Unraveling : what I learned about life while shearing sheep, dyeing wool, and making the world's ugliest sweater / Peggy Orenstein.
The author sets out to make a sweater from scratch--shearing, spinning, dyeing wool--and in the process discovers how we find our deepest selves through craft.
All hallows / Christopher Golden.
"It's Halloween night, 1984, in Coventry, Massachusetts, and two families are unraveling. Up and down the street, secrets are being revealed, and all the while, mixed in with the trick-or-treaters of all ages, four children who do not belong are walking d…
What's gotten into you : the story of your body's atoms, from the big bang through last night's dinner / Dan Levitt.
"All matter--everything around us and within us--has an ultimate birthday: the day the universe was born. This informative, eye-opening, and eminently readable book is the story of our atoms' long strange journey from the Big Bang to the creation of stars…
Windfall : the prairie woman who lost her way and the great-granddaughter who found her / Erika Bolstad.
"At first, Erika Bolstad knew only one thing about her great-grandmother, Anna: she was a homesteader on the North Dakota prairies in the early 1900s before her husband committed her to an asylum under mysterious circumstances. As Erika's mother was dying…
Better the blood / Michael Bennett.
"A tenacious Māori detective, Hana Westerman juggles single motherhood, endemic prejudice, and the pressures of her career in Auckland CIB. Led to a crime scene by a mysterious video, she discovers a man ritualistically hanging in a secret room and a puzz…
Pirate enlightenment, or, the real Libertalia / David Graeber.
"The final book from David Graeber, the iconic intellectual, activist, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Dawn of Everything"--Provided by publisher.
Please report your bug here : a novel / Josh Riedel.
"A college grad with the six-figure debt to prove it, Ethan Block views San Francisco as the place to be. Yet his job at hot new dating app DateDate is a far cry from what he envisioned. Instead of making the world a better place, he reviews flagged photo…
In the garden of the righteous : the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust / Richard Hurowitz.
A collection of inspiring profiles pay tribute to the incredible deeds of the Righteous Among the Nations, little-known heroes who saved countless lives during the Holocaust.
After Sappho : a novel / Selby Wynn Schwartz.
"'The first thing we did was change our names. We were going to be Sappho,' so begins this intrepid...novel, centuries after the Greek poet penned her lyric verse. Ignited by the same muse, a myriad of women break from their small, predetermined lives for…
Bad Cree : a novel / Jessica Johns.
"When Mackenzie wakes up with a severed crow’s head in her hands, she panics. Only moments earlier she had been fending off masses of birds in a snow-covered forest. In bed, when she blinks, the head disappears. Night after night, Mackenzie’s dreams retur…
River of fallen angels / Laura Joh Rowland.
"London, April 1891. When the severed torso of a woman washes up on the bank of the river Thames, London believes a serial killer from the past has struck again. Crime photographer and investigator Sarah Bain Barrett is on the scene with her friends Mick …
Jellyfish age backwards : nature's secrets to longevity / Nicklas Brendborg ; translation by Dr. Elizabeth DeNoma and Nicklas Brendborg.
Blending together the most cutting-edge research and stories from habitats all over the world, a molecular biologist explores what nature has to teach us about aging, revealing life spans we cannot imagine and physiological gifts that feel closer to magic…
Moonrise over New Jessup : a novel / Jamila Minnicks.
"It’s 1957, and after leaving the only home she has ever known, Alice Young steps off the bus into the all-Black town of New Jessup, Alabama, where residents have largely rejected integration as the means for Black social advancement. Instead, they seek t…
The backup plan : a novel / Jill Shalvis.
"When Alice receives a call about an unexpected windfall, she’s stunned to learn the gift is a falling-apart-at-the-seams old Wild West B&B she once considered home—and she’s inherited it along with two strangers. Except they weren’t always strangers. Onc…
Life on delay : making peace with a stutter / John Hendrickson.
"In the fall of 2019, John Hendrickson wrote a groundbreaking story for The Atlantic about Joe Biden’s decades-long journey with stuttering, as well as his own. The article went viral, reaching readers around the world and altering the course of Hendricks…
Love & justice : a story of triumph on two different courts / Maya Moore Irons and Jonathan Irons with Travis Thrasher ; foreword by Bryan Stevenson.
"A journey for justice turned into a love story when Maya Moore, one of the WNBA's brightest stars, married the man she helped free from prison, Jonathan Irons. Jonathan was only sixteen when he was arrested for a crime he did not commit. Maya Moore's fam…
Pegasus : how a spy in your pocket threatens the end of privacy, dignity, and democracy / Laurent Richard and Sandrine Rigaud.
"Pegasus is widely regarded as the most effective and sought-after cyber-surveillance system on the market. The system’s creator, the NSO Group, a private corporation headquartered in Israel, is not shy about proclaiming its ability to thwart terrorists a…
Hard to break / Michael Ledwidge.
"Mike Gannon always wanted to go to Alaska. That’s why when a bucket-list grizzly bear trip to the Klondike comes up, he’s on it with both feet. But as he arrives up in the northern wilds, he discovers other hunters are there. And they’re not looking for …
The night travelers : a novel / Armando Lucas Correa ; translated by Nick Caistor and Faye Williams ; additional translation by Cecilia Molinari.
Separated by time but united by sacrifice, four women experience love, loss, war, and hope from the rise of Nazism to the fall of the Berlin Wall as they embark on journeys of self-discovery and find themselves to be living testaments to the power of mate…
The house of Wolves / James Patterson & Mike Lupica.
"The Wolfs, the most powerful family in California, have a new head–thirty-six-year-old former high school teacher Jenny Wolf. That means Jenny now runs the prestigious San Francisco Tribune. She also controls the legendary pro football team, the Wolves. …
The three lives of Alix St. Pierre / Natasha Lester.
"Alix St. Pierre. An unforgettable name for an unforgettable woman. She grew up surrounded by Hollywood glamor, but, as an orphan, never truly felt part of that world. In 1943, with WWII raging and men headed overseas to fight, she lands a publicity job t…
Critical threat / Lynette Eason.
"Working as a behavioral analyst with the FBI puts Grace Billingsley in contact with every sort of evil and every kind of person. But working with the son of a serial killer? That's a first"--Provided by publisher.
The good life : lessons from the world's longest scientific study of happiness / Robert Waldinger, MD, and Marc Schulz, PhD.
"What makes a life fulfilling and meaningful? The simple but surprising answer is: relationships. The stronger our relationships, the more likely we are to live happy, satisfying, and overall healthier lives. In fact, the Harvard Study of Adult Developmen…
Muffin but the truth / Ellie Alexander.
"Ashland is known for its Elizabethan charm and touches of Shakespeare around every corner, but the surrounding Rogue Valley draws adventure enthusiasts to its outdoor wonderland of high alpine lakes, mountain ranges, and pristine rivers. Jules Capshaw an…
Scorch / Helen Hardt.
She's chasing a new passion... He's digging up old secrets... After nearly losing her father to a heart attack, Rory Pike realizes life is fragile. So once her dad is on the mend, she jumps at the chance to live out her dreams. She joins her brother's ro…
Murder book / Thomas Perry.
"When a sudden crime wave hits several small midwestern towns, the U.S. Attorney for the region calls on Harry Duncan to investigate. An ex-cop known for his unorthodox methods, Duncan is reluctant to go up against a widespread criminal organization―but t…
Just the nicest couple / Mary Kubica.
"Jake Hayes is missing. This much is certain. At first, his wife, Nina, thinks he is blowing off steam at a friend’s house after their heated fight the night before. But then a day goes by. Two days. Five. And Jake is still nowhere to be found. Lily Scott…
The game is a footnote / Vicki Delany.
Asked to look into some strange happenings at Scarlet House, a historical re-enactment museum, Gemma Doyle, owner of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, and Jayne instead find a dead body and suspect foul play as secrets about the museum come to li…
The deluge / Stephen Markley.
In 2013 California, environmental scientist Tony Pietrus, after receiving a death threat, is linked to a colorful cast of characters, including a brazen young activist who, in the mountains of Wyoming, begins a project that will alter the course of the de…
The devil you know / P.J. Tracy.
"Los Angeles has many faces: the real LA where regular people live and work, the degenerate underbelly of any big city, and the rarefied world of wealth, power, and celebrity. LAPD Detective Margaret Nolan’s latest case plunges her into this insular realm…
What lies in the woods : a novel / Kate Alice Marshall.
"Naomi Shaw used to believe in magic. Twenty-two years ago, she and her two best friends, Cassidy and Olivia, spent the summer roaming the woods, imagining a world of ceremony and wonder. They called it the Goddess Game. The summer ended suddenly when Nao…
Into the great emptiness : peril and survival on the Greenland ice cap / David Roberts.
"The riveting story of one of the greatest but least-known sagas in the history of exploration from David Roberts, the "dean of adventure writing." By 1930, no place in the world was less well explored than Greenland. The native Inuit had occupied the rel…
Locust lane / Stephen Amidon.
"On the surface, Emerson, Massachusetts, is just like any other affluent New England suburb. But when a young woman is found dead in the nicest part of town, the powerful neighbors close ranks to keep their families safe....Eden Perry’s death kicks off an…
Koala : a natural history and an uncertain future / Danielle Clode.
"Koalas regularly appeared in Australian biologist Danielle Clode’s backyard, but it was only when a bushfire threatened that she truly paid them attention. She soon realized how much she had to learn about these complex and mysterious animals. In vivid, …
And finally : m / Henry Marsh.
"As a retired brain surgeon, Henry Marsh thought he understood illness, but he was unprepared for the impact of his diagnosis of advanced cancer. And Finally explores what happens when someone who has spent a lifetime on the frontline of life and death fi…
Everyone in my family has killed someone / Benjamin Stevenson.
"Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once. I’m not trying to be dramatic, but it is the truth. Some of us are good, others are bad, and some just unfortunate. I’m Ernest Cunningham. Call me Ern o…
Small world : a novel / Laura Zigman.
"A year after her divorce, Joyce is settling into being single again. She likes her job archiving family photos and videos, and she’s developed a secret comforting hobby: trolling the neighborhood social networking site, Small World, for posts that help s…
Hell bent / Leigh Bardugo.
"Find a gateway to the underworld. Steal a soul out of hell. A simple plan, except people who make this particular journey rarely come back. But Galaxy 'Alex Stern is determined to break Darlington out of purgatory—even if it costs her a future at Lethe a…
You must remember this : a novel / Kat Rosenfield.
"On Christmas Eve, eighty-five-year-old Miriam Caravasios steps onto the ice that surrounds her seaside estate on Maine's Mount Desert Island. As a younger woman, she used to steal out on winter nights to meet her lover, walking across the frozen reach to…
Have you eaten yet? : stories from Chinese restaurants around the world / Cheuk Kwan.
"From Cape Town, South Africa, to small-town Saskatchewan, family-run Chinese restaurants are global icons of immigration, community and delicious food. The cultural outposts of far-flung settlers, bringers of dim sum, Peking duck and creative culinary hy…
Token / Beverley Kendall.
"Two years ago, Kennedy Mitchell was plucked from the reception desk and placed in the corporate boardroom in the name of diversity. Rather than play along, she and her best friend founded Token, a boutique PR agency that helps 'diversity-challenged' comp…
City under one roof / Iris Yamashita.
"When a local teenager discovers a severed hand and foot washed up on the shore of the small town of Point Mettier, Alaska, Cara Kennedy is on the case. A detective from Anchorage, she has her own motives for investigating the possible murder in this isol…
Code 6 : a novel / James Grippando.
Aspiring playwright, Kate Gamble, is struggling to launch a script she's been secretly researching her entire life, mostly at the family dinner table. Her father is Christian Gamble, CEO of Buck Technologies, a private data integration company whose clien…
In the upper country : a novel / Kai Thomas.
"In the 1800s in Dunmore, a Canadian town settled by people fleeing enslavement in the American south, young Lensinda Martin works for a crusading Black journalist. One night, a neighboring farmer summons Lensinda after a slave hunter is shot dead on his…
Picture in the sand / Peter Blauner.
"When Alex Hassan gets accepted to an Ivy League university, his middle-class Egyptian-American family is filled with pride and excitement. But that joy turns to shock when they discover that he’s run off to the Middle East to join a holy war instead. Whe…
All the dangerous things / Stacy Willingham.
"One year ago, Isabelle Drake's life changed forever: her toddler son, Mason, was taken out of his crib in the middle of the night while she and her husband were asleep in the next room. With little evidence and few leads for the police to chase, the case…
The blackhouse : a novel / Carole Johnstone.
"A remote village. A deadly secret. An outsider who knows the truth. Robert Reid moved his family to Scotland’s Outer Hebrides in the 1990s, driven by hope, craving safety and community, and hiding a terrible secret. But despite his best efforts to fit i…
The hunter / Jennifer Herrera.
"After reckless behavior costs NYPD detective Leigh O’Donnell her job and her marriage, she returns with her four-year-old daughter to her beautiful hometown of Copper Falls, Ohio. Leigh had stayed away for more than a decade—even though her brother and a…
Code name Blue Wren : the true story of America's most dangerous female spy and the sister she betrayed / Jim Popkin.
"Just days after the 9-11 attacks, a senior Pentagon analyst eased her red Toyota Echo into traffic and headed to work. She never saw the undercover cars tracking her every turn. As she settled into her cubicle on the 6th floor of the Defense Intelligence…
Love, Clancy : diary of a good dog / W. Bruce Cameron.
"You've probably never met someone like Clancy. He's keeping a diary, he's falling in love, there are rivals for his affections, he lives with his best friend and his worst enemy--even taken together, these factors are maybe not that unusual, except that …
Exes and o's / Amy Lea.
"Romance book connoisseur Tara Chen has had her heart broken ten times by ten different men-all of whom dumped her because of her 'stage-five clinger' tendencies. Nevertheless, Tara is determined to find The One. The only problem? Classic meet-cutes are d…
One : simple one-pan wonders / Jamie Oliver ; food photography: David Loftus & Richard Clatworthy ; portrait photography: Paul Stuart.
"Jamie Oliver will guide you through over 120 recipes for tasty, fuss-free and satisfying dishes cooked in just one pan. What's better: each recipe has just eight ingredients or fewer, meaning minimal prep (and washing up) and offering maximum convenience…
Night wherever we go : a novel / Tracey Rose Peyton.
"On a struggling Texas plantation, six enslaved women slip from their sleeping quarters and gather in the woods under the cover of night. The Lucys—as they call the plantation owners, after Lucifer himself—have decided to turn around the farm’s bleak fina…
VAMPS : fresh blood / Nicole Arend.
"Nestled in the Swiss Alps, VAMPS is the ultimate academy for the progeny of the wealthiest and most powerful vampire families. Unfortunately for Dillon, he's an outsider--to be more specific: he's a dhampir, a vampire who is half human. If he wants to su…
A few days full of trouble : revelations on the journey to justice for my cousin and best friend, Emmett Till / Reverend Wheeler Parker Jr. and Christopher Benson.
"The last surviving witness to the lynching of Emmett Till tells his story, with moving recollections of Emmett as a boy, critical insights into the recent investigation, and powerful lessons for racial reckoning. In 1955, Emmett Till was lynched when he …
Lost in the moment and found / Seanan McGuire.
"Welcome to the Shop Where the Lost Things Go. If you ever lost a sock, you'll find it here. If you ever wondered about favorite toy from childhood... it's probably sitting on a shelf in the back. And the headphones that you swore that this time you'd kee…
The half known life : in search of paradise / Pico Iyer.
"Paradise: that elusive place where the anxieties, struggles, and burdens of life fall away. Most of us dream of it, but each of us has very different ideas about where it is to be found. For some it can be enjoyed only after death; for others, it’s in ou…
In the time of our history / Susanne Pari.
"Twelve months after her younger sister Anahita’s death, Mitra Jahani reluctantly returns to her parents’ home in suburban New Jersey to observe the Iranian custom of 'The One Year.' Ana is always in Mitra’s heart, though they chose very different paths. …
Emily Wilde's encyclopaedia of faeries / Heather Fawcett.
"Cambridge professor Emily Wilde is good at many things: She is the foremost expert on the study of faeries. She is a genius scholar and a meticulous researcher who is writing the world’s first encyclopaedia of faerie lore. But Emily Wilde is not good at …
The Nazi conspiracy : the secret plot to kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill / Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch.
"In 1943, as the war against Nazi Germany raged abroad, President Franklin Roosevelt had a critical goal: a face-to-face sit-down with his allies Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. This first-ever meeting of the Big Three in Tehran, Iran, would decide s…
The new life : a novel / Tom Crewe.
"In the summer of 1894, John Addington and Henry Ellis begin writing a book arguing that what they call 'inversion,' or homosexuality, is a natural, harmless variation of human sexuality. Though they have never met, John and Henry both live in London with…
The villa / Rachel Hawkins.
"As kids, Emily and Chess were inseparable. But by their 30s, their bond has been strained by the demands of their adult lives. So when Chess suggests a girls trip to Italy, Emily jumps at the chance to reconnect with her best friend. Villa Aestas in Orv…
Never finished : unshackle your mind and win the war within / David Goggins.
"In Never Finished, Goggins takes you inside his Mental Lab, where he developed the philosophy, psychology, and strategies that enabled him to learn that what he thought was his limit was only his beginning and that the quest for greatness is unending. Th…
Sam : a novel / Allegra Goodman.
"Sam is seven years old and living in Beverley, Massachusetts. She adores her father, though he isn’t around much. Her mother struggles to make ends meet, and never fails to remind Sam that if she studies hard and acts responsibly, adulthood will be easie…
Living in the light : yoga for self-realization / by Deepak Chopra, MD, and Sarah Platt-Finger.
"Royal Yoga is the highest and most important of the yoga traditions—an all-embracing path to personal transformation that reaches beyond any approach to wellness and healing that exists today. Whatever you are doing to enhance your life, Royal Yoga can b…
Spare / Prince Harry.
"It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother's coffin as the world watched in sorrow--and horror. As Diana, Princess of Wales, was laid to rest, billions wondered what the prince…
The lost witch / Paige Crutcher.
1922. The town of Evermore off the coast of Ireland is under the protection of a Goddess. She has bestowed power upon village healer Brigid Heron to ensure the heart of magic within the Lough of Brionglóid--the lake of dreams--remains untouched. For the w…
Without a trace : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Charles Vincent seems to have it all—a beautiful wife, two successful children, and a well-paying career. Yet happiness remains out of reach. He is trapped in a loveless marriage and his job is simply a paycheck. But his life changes forever one night as…