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Holiday Cookies Collection : more than 100 very merry recipes / Brian Hart Hoffman.
"A festive celebration of cut, iced, and sandwiched cookies, this is the ultimate cookbook for the holiday cookie connoisseur. Complete with tried-and-true techniques and step-by-step photography, it offers both foolproof recipes and the expert know-how n…
Suspect / Scott Turow.
"For as long as Lucia Gomez has been the police chief in the city of Highland Isle, near Kindle County, she has known that any woman in law enforcement must walk a precarious line between authority and camaraderie to gain respect. She has maintained a spo…
The golden enclaves : a novel / Naomi Novik.
"The one thing you never talk about while you’re in the Scholomance is what you’ll do when you get out. Not even the richest enclaver would tempt fate that way. But it’s all we dream about: the hideously slim chance we’ll survive to make it out the gates …
Abominations : selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction / Lionel Shriver.
"Bringing together thirty-five works curated from her [Lionel Shriver's] many columns, features, essays, and op-eds for the likes of the Spectator, the Guardian, the New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, speeches and reviews, and som…
The witch and the tsar / Olesya Salnikova Gilmore.
"As a half-goddess possessing magic, Yaga is used to living on her own, her prior entanglements with mortals having led to heartbreak. She mostly keeps to her hut in the woods, where those in need of healing seek her out, even as they spread rumors about …
The old place : a novel / Bobby Finger.
"Billington, Texas, is a place where nothing changes. Well, almost nothing. For the first time in nearly four decades, Mary Alice Roth is not getting ready for the first day of school at Billington High. A few months into her retirement—or, district manda…
The genesis of misery / Neon Yang.
"It’s an old, familiar story: a young person hears the voice of an angel saying they have been chosen as a warrior to lead their people to victory in a holy war. But Misery Nomaki (she/they) knows they are a fraud. Raised on a remote moon colony, they don…
Best of friends : a novel / Kamila Shamsie.
"Zahra and Maryam have been best friends since childhood in Karachi, even though--or maybe because--they are unlike in nearly every way. Yet they never speak of the differences in their backgrounds or their values, not even after the fateful night when a …
Fall guy / Archer Mayor.
"A high-end stolen car is discovered in Vermont. A car filled with stolen items from a far-flung two stage burglary spree. But it's what is in the trunk that brings Joe Gunther and his team from the Vermont Bureau of Investigation. In the trunk is the bod…
Illustrated Black history : honoring the iconic and the unseen / George McCalman with April Reynolds.
"This book presents "black heroes—both famous and unsung—who made their mark on activism, science, politics, business, medicine, technology, food, arts, entertainment, and more. Each entry includes a lush drawing or painting by artist George McCalman, alo…
The furrows : an elegy : a novel / Namwali Serpell.
"I don’t want to tell you what happened. I want to tell you how it felt. Cassandra Williams is twelve; her little brother, Wayne, is seven. One day, when they’re alone together, there is an accident and Wayne is lost forever. His body is never recovered.…
Stay true : a memoir / Hua Hsu.
"In the eyes of eighteen-year-old Hua Hsu, the problem with Ken—with his passion for Dave Matthews, Abercrombie & Fitch, and his fraternity—is that he is exactly like everyone else. Ken, whose Japanese American family has been in the United States for gen…
Me and Paul : untold stories of a fabled friendship / Willie Nelson with David Ritz.
"Immortalized in Willie Nelson's road song 'Me and Paul,' Paul English was the towering figure who for 70 years acted as Willie's drummer, bodyguard, accountant, partner in crime, and right-hand man. Together, the two men roamed the country, putting on sh…
Sweet, soft, plenty rhythm : a novel / Laura Warrell.
"It’s 2013, and Circus Palmer, a forty-year-old Boston-based trumpet player and old-school ladies’ man, lives for his music and refuses to be tied down. Before a gig in Miami, he learns that the woman who is secretly closest to his heart, the free-spirite…
Leech / Hiron Ennes.
"In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron’s doctor has died. The doctor’s replacement has a mystery to solve: discovering how the Institute lost track of one of its many bodies. For hundreds of years the Interprovincial Medical Insti…
Discipline is destiny : the power of self-control / Ryan Holiday.
"To master anything, one must first master themselves–one’s emotions, one’s thoughts, one’s actions. Eisenhower famously said that freedom is really the opportunity to practice self-discipline. Cicero called the virtue of temperance the polish of life. Wi…
The winners : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith.
"Maya Andersson and Benji Ovich, two young people who left in search of a life far from the forest town, come home and joyfully reunite with their closest childhood friends. There is a new sense of optimism and purpose in the town, embodied in the impress…
Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.
"Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all"-…
The Frederick sisters are living the dream : a novel / Jeannie Zusy.
"Every family has its fault lines, and when Maggie gets a call from the ER in Maryland where her older sister lives, the cracks start to appear. Ginny, her sugar-loving and diabetic older sister with intellectual disabilities, has overdosed on strawberry …
Profiles in ignorance : how America's politicians got dumb and dumber / Andy Borowitz.
"Andy Borowitz...offers a witty, spot-on diagnosis of our country’s political troubles by showing how ignorant leaders are degrading, embarrassing, and endangering our nation. Borowitz argues that over the past fifty years, American politicians have grown…
A man of iron : the turbulent life and improbable presidency of Grover Cleveland / Troy Senik.
"Featuring a wealth of in-depth research and newly uncovered details, A Man of Iron explores the remarkable life and extraordinary career of Grover Cleveland—one of America’s most unusual presidents and the only one to serve two non-consecutive terms. Gro…
Uncultured : a memoir / Daniella Mestyanek Young with Brandi Larsen.
"In the vein of Educated and The Glass Castle, Daniella Mestyanek Young's Uncultured is more than a memoir about an exceptional upbringing, but about a woman who, no matter the lack of tools given to her, is determined to overcome. Behind the tall, forebo…
Russia : revolution and civil war, 1917-1921 / Antony Beevor.
"An epic new account of the conflict that reshaped Eastern Europe and set the stage for the rest of the twentieth century. Between 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist empire. The doomed White all…
Witchful thinking / Celestine Martin.
"Lucinda Caraway loves living in Freya Grove, the mystic seaside town where charms, hexes, and magical beings of all kinds are the norm. She spends her days teaching high school history and her nights reading tea leaves and tending to her conjure garden. …
Holding the line : inside the nation's preeminent US Attorney's Office and its battle with the Trump Justice Department / Geoffrey Berman.
"The gripping and explosive memoir of serving as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in the face of the Justice Department's attempts to protect Trump's friends and punish his enemies"--Provided by publisher.
American sirens : the incredible story of the Black men who became America's first paramedics / Kevin Hazzard.
"Up until 1968, if you suffered a medical crisis, your chances of survival were minimal. That all changed with the Freedom House EMS in Pittsburgh, a group of Black men who became America's first paramedics and set the gold standard for emergency medicine…
Maybe now : a novel / Colleen Hoover.
"What is more important? Friendship, loyalty, or love? Ridge and Sydney are thrilled to finally be together guilt-free. But as the two of them navigate this freedom, Warren and Bridgette’s relationship is as tumultuous as ever, and Maggie grapples with h…
The matchmaker's gift : a novel / Lynda Cohen Loigman.
"From Lynda Cohen Loigman, the bestselling author of The Two-Family House and The Wartime Sisters, comes a heartwarming story of two extraordinary women from two different eras who defy expectations to utilize their unique gift of seeing soulmates in the …
Bridge to the sun : the secret role of the Japanese Americans who fought in the Pacific in World War II / Bruce Henderson.
"After Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. military was desperate to find Americans who spoke Japanese to serve in the Pacific war. They soon turned to the Nisei—first-generation U.S. citizens whose parents were immigrants from Japan. Eager …
Whiskers and lies / Sofie Kelly.
"Librarian Kathleen Paulson is always willing to help a friend, but to save one from a wrongful arrest, she will need magical backup from her affectionate cats in the newest installment of this New York Times bestselling series. Baker Georgia Tepper has b…
After the bite / Lynsay Sands.
"Immortal Enforcer Valerian just wants to relax. His last assignment had been more grueling than he’d care to admit, and golf has always helped him unwind. If golf course owner Natalie thinks it’s a little odd for him to tee off at sunset every evening, s…
The book of goose / Yiyun Li.
"A propulsive, gripping new novel about fate, art, exploitation, and intimacy by the award-winning author of Where Reasons End"--Provided by publisher.
The vicious circle : a novel / Katherine St. John.
"On a river deep in the Mexican jungle stands the colossal villa Xanadu, a wellness center that’s home an ardent spiritual group devoted to self-help guru Paul Bentzen and his enigmatic wife Kali. But when Paul mysteriously dies, his entire estate—includi…
The fall girl / by Marcia Clark.
"When Charlie Blair left Chicago behind—and her old life as Lauren Claybourne—for a gig in the Santa Cruz DA’s office, things were supposed to be easier. Or at least nothing that a couple of Xanax and a tumbler of vodka couldn’t handle. The plan had been …
Tears of my mother : the legacy of my Nigerian upbringing / Wendy Osefo.
"In Tears of My Mother, the star of The Real Housewives of Potomac describes growing up as a first-generation American, balancing two distinct cultures. And she takes a critical look at the paradox of her mother's parenting: approval conditioned by achiev…
The last dreamwalker / Rita Woods.
"From Hurston/Wright Legacy Award-winning author Rita Woods, The Last Dreamwalker tells the story of two women, separated by nearly two centuries yet inextricably linked by the Gullah Geechee Islands off the coast of South Carolina--and their connection t…
The Black period : on personhood, race, and origin / Hafizah Augustus Geter.
"Hafizah Augustus Geter disrupts the myths of America's origins and contemporary America through her experiences as the queer Nigerian-born daughter of a Muslim Nigerian woman and a Black American man from a Southern Baptist family in Jim Crow Alabama. A …
Wolf hustle : a Black woman on Wall Street / Cin Fabré.
"Growing up, Cin Fabré didn't know anything about the stock market. But she learned how to hustle from her immigrant parents, saving money so that one day she could escape her abusive father and poverty in the Bronx. Through a tip from a friend, Cin pushe…
Feels like home : a song for the Sonoran borderlands / by Linda Ronstadt and Lawrence Downes, photographs by Bill Steen.
"In Feels Like Home, Grammy award-winning singer Linda Ronstadt effortlessly evokes the magical panorama of the high desert, a landscape etched by sunlight and carved by wind, offering a personal tour built around meals and memories of the place where she…
Nadiya's everyday baking : from weeknight dinners to celebration cakes, let your oven do the work / Nadiya Hussain ; photography by Chris Terry.
"Nadiya Hussain, winner of The Great British Baking Show, knows that what we bake depends on the day of the week and what mood we’re in. In Nadiya’s Everyday Baking, Nadiya shares nearly 100 simple and achievable recipes for breakfast, dinner, dessert, an…
We spread / Iain Reid.
"Penny, an artist, has lived in the same apartment for decades, surrounded by the artifacts and keepsakes of her long life. She is resigned to the mundane rituals of old age, until things start to slip. Before her longtime partner passed away years earlie…
Falling stars / Fern Michaels.
"Emily Ammerman has always felt at home amid the ski runs and slopes of Snowdrift Summit, the Colorado resort her family has operated for decades. Snow is her element, and she doesn’t hesitate when a new client asks her to train him to ski The Plunge, one…
Treasure state / C. J. Box.
"Private Investigator Cassie Dewell’s business is thriving, and her latest case puts her on the hunt for a slippery con man who’s disappeared somewhere in the 'treasure state'. A wealthy Florida widow has accused him of absconding with her fortune, and wa…
A quilt for Christmas : a Christmas novella / Melody Carlson.
"This is a Christmas novella about a Christmas quilt"--Provided by publisher.
Lonely Planet USA
"Lonely Planet’s USA is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch a Broadway show in New York, marvel at the Grand Canyon, and drive the Pacific Coast Highway; all with your…
Christmas scarf murder / Carlene O'Connor, Maddie Day, Peggy Ehrhart.
"CHRISTMAS SCARF MURDER by CARLENE O'CONNOR When grinchy thefts steal the good cheer at a local nursing home, Siobhan O'Sullivan manages to identify one missing item before Kilbane, Ireland's Christmas tractor parade-a hideous shamrock scarf wrapped aroun…
You're a mean one, Matthew Prince / Timothy Janovsky.
"Young, rich, and thoroughly spoiled, Matthew has no intention of being shipped off to some small town in New England to stay with his grandmother for Christmas...or to play nice with the attractive young man he meets there. Find a little "Joy to the Worl…
Murder on the poet's walk / Ellery Adams.
When corpses clutching poems begin turning up around Storyton Hall, resort manager Jane Steward is on the trail of someone exercising poetic license to kill… As Jane eagerly anticipates the wedding of her best friend Eloise Alcott, Storyton Hall is over…
Murder in a Cape Cottage / Maddie Day.
'Tis the day after Christmas, following a wicked-busy time of year for Mac’s bike shop. It’s just as well her Cozy Capers Book Group’s new pick is a nerve-soothing coloring book mystery, especially when she has last-minute wedding planning to do. But all …
Fen, bog & swamp : a short history of peatland destruction and its role in the climate crisis / Annie Proulx.
"A lifelong environmentalist, Annie Proulx brings her wide-ranging research and scholarship to the subject of wetlands and the vitally important yet little understood role they play in preserving the environment--by storing the carbon emissions that great…
The sporty one : my life as a Spice Girl / Melanie C.
"The international pop star chronicles her trajectory from small-town girl to overnight icon as part of the Spice Girls, revealing that power can be easily taken away by those around you, whether by pressure, exhaustion, shaming, bullying or a constant fe…
A dark and snowy night / Sally Goldenbaum.
"Winter in Sea Harbor is a feast for the senses—crackling bonfires, the scent of snow in the salty air, carols ringing out on the village green. This year, the Seaside Knitters have a sackful of obligations in addition to their usual Christmas preparation…
Jacqueline in Paris : a novel / Ann Mah.
"From the bestselling author of The Lost Vintage, a rare and dazzling portrait of Jacqueline Bouvier's college year abroad in postwar Paris, an intimate and electrifying story of love and betrayal, and the coming-of-age of an American icon--before the wor…
Next in line / Jeffrey Archer.
"London, 1988. Royal fever sweeps the nation as Britain falls in love with the ‘people’s princess’. Which means for Scotland Yard, the focus is on the elite Royalty Protection Command, and its commanding officer. Entrusted with protecting the most famous …
Live wire : long-winded short stories / Kelly Ripa.
"A sharp, funny, and honest collection of real-life stories from Kelly Ripa, showing the many dimensions and crackling wit of the beloved daytime talk show host"--Provided by publisher.
A billion years : my escape from a life in the highest ranks of Scientology / Mike Rinder.
"Mike Rinder’s parents began taking him to their local Scientology center when he was five years old. After high school, he signed a billion-year contract and was admitted into Scientology’s elite inner circle, the Sea Organization. Brought to founder L. …
Seams like murder / Dorothy Howell.
Abbey has barely arrived in the quaint, quiet town of Hideaway Grove before things turn from blissful to bloody—as the new librarian is mowed down by a car. The only witness on the scene isn't much help, aside from handing Abbey the bag of books dropped b…
Long road : Pearl Jam and the sound of a generation / Steven Hyden.
"Ever since Pearl Jam first blasted onto the Seattle grunge scene three decades ago with their debut album, Ten, they have sold 85M+ albums, performed for hundreds of thousands of fans around the world, and have even been inducted into the Rock and Roll H…
Killing the legends : the lethal danger of celebrity / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
"The King is dead. The Walrus is shot. The Greatest is no more. Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali. These three icons changed not only the worlds of music, film, and sports, but the world itself. Their faces were known everywhere, in every natio…
The storyteller's death : a novel / Ann Dávila Cardinal.
"Isla Larsen Sanchez's life begins to unravel when her father passes away. Instead of being comforted at home in New Jersey, her mother starts leaving her in Puerto Rico with her grandmother and great-aunt each summer like a piece of forgotten luggage. Wh…
The American roommate experiment : a novel / Elena Armas.
"Rosie Graham has a problem. A few, actually. She just quit her well paid job to focus on her secret career as a romance writer. She hasn't told her family and now has terrible writer's block. Then, the ceiling of her New York apartment literally crumbles…
The house party : a novel / Rita Cameron.
"Maja Jensen is smart, stylish, and careful, the type of woman who considers every detail when building her dream home in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The perfect house that would compensate for her failure to have a child, the house that was going to sav…
One hundred Saturdays : Stella Levi and the search for a lost world / Michael Frank ; artwork, Maira Kalman.
"With nearly a century of life behind her, Stella Levi had never before spoken in detail about her past. Then she met Michael Frank. He came to her Greenwich Village apartment one Saturday afternoon to ask her a question about the Juderia, the neighborhoo…
The bad angel brothers : a novel / Paul Theroux.
"Cal has always lived in the shadow of his manipulative and domineering brother, Frank, who was doted upon by their mother and beloved by the girls in their small New England hometown—including Cal’s own girlfriends. In an attempt to escape Frank’s intrus…
Hell's march / Taylor Anderson.
"It is 1847, and almost a full year after being shipwrecked on another, far stranger and more dangerous Earth on their way to fight Santa Anna in the Mexican-American War, Lewis Cayce and his small group of artillerymen, infantrymen, and dragoons have mad…
The boy with the bookstore / Sarah Echavarre Smith.
"When a baker meets the bookshop owner of her dreams and he turns into her nemesis, they'll both have to read between the lines to avoid a career-ending recipe for disaster. Max Boyson looks good...from a distance. But up close and personal, the tattooed …
Less is lost / Andrew Sean Greer.
"For Arthur Less, life is going surprisingly well: he is a moderately accomplished novelist in a steady relationship with his partner, Freddy Pelu. But nothing lasts: the death of an old lover and a sudden financial crisis has Less running away from his p…
Servants of the damned : giant law firms, Donald Trump, and the corruption of justice / David Enrich.
"Enrich turns his eye towards the world of “Big Law” and the nearly unchecked influence these firms wield to shield the wealthy and powerful—and bury their secrets. To tell this story, Enrich focuses on Jones Day, one of the world’s largest law firms. Jon…
House of hunger / Alexis Henderson.
"Marion Shaw has been raised in the slums, where want and deprivation are all she know. Despite longing to leave the city and its miseries, she has no real hope of escape until the day she spots a peculiar listing in the newspaper seeking a bloodmaid. Tho…
Spells for forgetting / Adrienne Young.
"Emery Blackwood’s life changed forever the night her best friend was found dead and the love of her life, August Salt, was accused of murdering her. Years later, she is doing what her teenage self swore she never would: living a quiet existence on the mi…
Natural history : stories / Andrea Barrett.
These "stories in Natural History are set largely in a small community in central New York state and portray some of her most beloved characters, spanning the decades between the Civil War to the present day. In 'Henrietta and Her Moths,' a woman tends to…
Blood & ink : the scandalous jazz age double murder that hooked America on true crime / Joe Pompeo.
"On September 16, 1922, the bodies of Reverend Edward Hall and Eleanor Mills were found beneath a crabapple tree on an abandoned farm outside of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The killer had arranged the bodies in a pose conveying intimacy. The murder of Hal…
Devil dogs : King Company, Third Battalion, 5th Marines : from Guadalcanal to the shores of Japan / Saul David.
"The “Devil Dogs” of King Company, Third Battalion, 5th Marines—part of the legendary 1st Marine Division—were among the first American soldiers to take the offensive in World World II—and also the last. They landed on the beaches of Guadalcanal in the S…
American demon : Eliot Ness and the hunt for America's Jack the Ripper / Daniel Stashower.
"Boston had its Strangler. California had the Zodiac Killer. And in the depths of the Great Depression, Cleveland had the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run. On September 5th, 1934, a young beachcomber made a gruesome discovery on the shores of Cleveland’s Lak…
Nona the ninth / Tamsyn Muir.
"Her city is under siege. The zombies are coming back. And all Nona wants is a birthday party. In many ways, Nona is like other people. She lives with her family, has a job at her local school, and loves walks on the beach and meeting new dogs. But Nona's…
Agatha Christie : an elusive woman / Lucy Worsley.
"Why did Agatha Christie spend her career pretending that she was 'just' an ordinary housewife, when clearly she wasn't? Her life is fascinating for its mysteries and its passions and, as Lucy Worsley says, 'She was thrillingly, scintillatingly modern.' …
Has anyone seen my toes? : a novel / Christopher Buckley.
"During the pandemic, an aging screenwriter is holed up in a coastal South Carolina town with his beloved second wife, Peaches. He's been binge-eating for a year and developed a notable rapport with the local fast-food chain Hippo King. He struggles to wo…
Forsaken country / Allen Eskens.
"Max Rupert has left his position as a Minneapolis homicide detective to live in solitude. Mourning the tragic death of his wife, he's also racked by guilt—he alone knows what happened to her killer. But then the former local sheriff, Lyle Voight, arrives…
Lucy by the sea : a novel / Elizabeth Strout.
"As a panicked world goes into lockdown, Lucy Barton is uprooted from her life in Manhattan and bundled away to a small town in Maine by her ex-husband and on-again, off-again friend, William. For the next several months, it’s just Lucy, William, and thei…
All is bright / RaeAnne Thayne.
"Sage McKnight is an ambitious young architect working at her father’s firm who takes on her most challenging client in Mason Tucker. The former pro baseball player is still healing from the physical and emotional scars after a plane crash left him a whee…
Roosevelt sweeps nation : FDR's 1936 landslide & the triumph of the liberal ideal / David Pietrusza .
"Historian David Pietrusza boldly steers clear of the pat narrative regarding Franklin Roosevelt’s unprecedented 1936 re-election landslide, weaving an enormously more intricate, ever more surprising tale of a polarized nation; of America’s most complex, …
Mother daughter traitor spy : a novel / Susan Elia MacNeal.
"June 1940. France has fallen to the Nazis, and Britain may be next—but to many Americans, the war is something happening 'over there.' Veronica Grace has just graduated from college; she and her mother, Violet, are looking for a fresh start in sunny Los …
Dreamland : a novel / Nicholas Sparks.
"Colby Mills once felt destined for a musical career, until tragedy grounded his aspirations. Now the head of a small family farm in North Carolina, he spontaneously takes a gig playing at a bar in St. Pete's Beach, Florida, seeking a rare break from his …
How not to drown in a glass of water / Angie Cruz.
"Cara Romero thought she would work at the factory of little lamps for the rest of her life. But when, in her mid-50s, she loses her job in the Great Recession, she is forced back into the job market for the first time in decades. Set up with a job counse…
Indigenous continent : the epic contest for North America / Pekka Hämäläinen.
"There is an old, deeply rooted story about America that goes like this: Columbus 'discovers' a strange continent and brings back tales of untold riches. The European empires rush over, eager to stake out as much of this astonishing 'New World' as possibl…
Digital madness : how social media is driving our mental health crisis---and how to restore our sanity / Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D..
"In Digital Madness, Dr. Kardaras answers the question of why young people’s mental health is deteriorating as we become a more technologically advanced society. While enthralled with shiny devices and immersed in Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook and …
The best friend / Jessica Fellowes.
"Bella and Kate. Kate and Bella. From childhood they were bosom friends, Bella sensible and cautious, Kate gregarious and just a little dangerous. Yet in spite of their intimacy, their trust is fragile. Men came into their lives and things changed: a blac…
Sugar street : a novel / Jonathan Dee.
In "Sugar Street, an unnamed male narrator has hit the road. Rid of any possible identifiers, his possessions amount to $168,548 in cash stashed in an envelope under his car seat. Vigilantly avoiding security cameras, he drives until he hits a city where …
They knew : how a culture of conspiracy keeps America complacent / Sarah Kendzior.
"Sarah Kendzior explores the United States' 'culture of conspiracy,' putting forth a timely and unflinching argument: uncritical faith in broken institutions is as dangerous as false narratives peddled by propagandists. Conspiracy theories are on the rise…
Daphne / Josh Malerman.
"It's the last summer for Kit Lamb: the last summer before college. The last summer with her high school basketball team, and with Dana, her best friend. The last summer before her life begins. But the night before the big game, one of Kit's players tells…
Prisoners of the castle : an epic story of survival and escape from Colditz, the Nazis' fortress prison / Ben Macintyre.
"In this gripping narrative, Ben Macintyre tackles one of the most famous prison stories in history and makes it utterly his own. During World War II, the German army used the towering Colditz Castle to hold the most defiant Allied prisoners. For four yea…
Bliss montage : stories / Ling Ma.
"In Bliss Montage, Ling Ma brings us eight wildly different tales of people making their way through the madness and reality of our collective delusions: love and loneliness, connection and possession, friendship, motherhood, the idea of home. A woman liv…
Life's work : a memoir / David Milch.
"'I’m on a boat sailing to some island where I don’t know anybody. A boat someone is operating and we aren’t in touch.' So begins David Milch’s urgent accounting of his increasingly strange present and often painful past. From the start, Milch’s life seem…
You owe you : ignite your power, your purpose, and your why / Eric Thomas, PhD.
"If you feel like success is for others, that only certain people get to have their dreams fulfilled, Eric Thomas’s You Owe You is your wake-up call. His urgent message to stop waiting for inspiration to strike and take control of your life is one he wish…
The return of the Gods / Jonathan Cahn.
"The Return of the Gods, Cahn takes the reader on a journey from an ancient parable, the ancient inscriptions in Sumer, Assyria, and Babylonia that become the puzzle pieces behind what is taking place in our world to this day, specifically in America." --…
People person / Candice Carty-Williams.
"Dimple Pennington knows of her half siblings, but she doesn’t really know them. Five people who don’t have anything in common except for faint memories of being driven through Brixton in their dad’s gold jeep, and some pretty complex abandonment issues. …
Dinners with Ruth : a memoir on the power of friendships / Nina Totenberg.
"Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR, where she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and nearly twenty-two years before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court, Nina called Ruth. A reporter for The National Observer…
Oath of loyalty / by Kyle Mills.
"With President Anthony Cook convinced that Mitch Rapp poses a mortal threat to him, CIA Director Irene Kennedy is forced to construct a truce between the two men. The terms are simple: Rapp agrees to leave the country and stay in plain sight for as long …
An affair of spies : a novel / Ronald H. Balson.
"From the winner of the National Jewish Book Award--Ronald H. Balson's An Affair of Spies tells of a spy mission to rescue a defector from Germany and prevent the Nazis from creating an atomic bomb. Nathan Silverman grew up in Berlin in the 1920s, the son…
Bad day breaking : a Bad Axe County novel / John Galligan.
"A strange religious sect has arrived in Bad Axe County, Wisconsin. Armed with guns, an enigmatic spiritual leader and his followers set up their compound in an abandoned storage lot. It's not long before rumors start to spread of sadistic rituals and a p…
The American adventuress : a novel / C.W. Gortner.
"A big, juicy biopic novel by the author of Mademoiselle Chanel about the scandalous life of Jennie Jerome Churchill, mother of Winston, an heiress from New York who married into one of England's most storied families but who always lived life on her own …
This is what it sounds like : what the music you love says about you / Susan Rogers and Ogi Ogas.
"A legendary record producer-turned-brain scientist explains why you fall in love with music. This Is What It Sounds Like is a journey into the science and soul of music that reveals the secrets of why your favorite songs move you. But it's also a story o…
The butcher and the wren / Alaina Urquhart.
"In the Louisiana bayou, forensic pathologist Dr. Wren Muller is sucked into an all-consuming cat-and-mouse game with a methodical killer with a penchant for medical experimentation who is getting more brazen by the day" --NoveList Plus.
The road to Christmas / Sheila Roberts.
Michelle and Max are not planning on a happy holiday. Their marriage is in shambles and the D word has entered their vocabulary. But now their youngest daughter, Julia, wants everyone to come to her new house in Idaho for Christmas, and she’s got the gues…
The shadow murders / Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by William Frost.
"In the penultimate thriller of the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling Department Q series, the team must hunt for a nefarious serial killer who has slipped under the radar for decades. On her sixtieth birthday, a woman commits suicide. Whe…
Homage : recipes and stories from an Amish soul food kitchen / Chris Scott with Sarah Zorn ; photographs by Brittany Cornerly.
"Chris Scott tells the remarkable story of his family over seven generations via comforting dishes and vivid narratives: From his enslaved ancestors to his great-grandfather, who migrated to Pennsylvania after the Emancipation Proclamation, to his own chi…
The divider : Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 / Peter Baker and Susan Glasser.
"The Divider brings us into the Oval Office for countless scenes both tense and comical, revealing how close we got to nuclear war with North Korea, which cabinet members had a resignation pact, whether Trump asked Japan’s prime minister to nominate him f…
Because I could not stop for death / Amanda Flower.
"January 1855 Willa Noble knew it was bad luck when it was pouring rain on the day of her ever-important job interview at the Dickinson home in Amherst, Massachusetts. When she arrived late, disheveled with her skirts sodden and filthy, she’d lost all hop…
Shrines of gaiety : a novel / Kate Atkinson.
"The #1 national bestselling, award-winning author of Life after Life transports us to the dazzling London of the Roaring Twenties in a whirlwind tale of corruption, seduction, and debts that have come due. 1926, and in a country still recovering from the…
The birdcatcher / Gayl Jones.
"Set primarily on the island of Ibiza, the story is narrated by the writer Amanda Wordlaw, whose closest friend, a gifted sculptor named Catherine Shuger, is repeatedly institutionalized for trying to kill a husband who never leaves her. The three form a …
The love prescription : seven days to more intimacy, connection, and joy / John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD.
"What makes love last? Why does one couple stay together forever, while another falls apart? And most importantly, is there a scientific formula for love? Drs. John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman are the world’s leading relationship scientists. For t…
A merry little meet cute : a novel / Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone.
"Bee Hobbes (aka Bianca Von Honey) has a successful career as a plus-size adult film star. With a huge following and two supportive moms, Bee couldn’t ask for more. But when Bee’s favorite producer casts her to star in a Christmas movie he’s making for th…
By hands now known : Jim Crow's legal executioners / Margaret A. Burnham.
"If the law cannot protect a person from a lynching, then isn’t lynching the law? In By Hands Now Known, Margaret A. Burnham, director of Northeastern University’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, challenges our understanding of the Jim Crow…
Like a rolling stone : a memoir / Jann S. Wenner.
"Jann Wenner has been called by his peers 'the greatest editor of his generation.' His deeply personal memoir vividly describes and brings you inside the music, the politics, and the lifestyle of a generation, an epoch of cultural change that swept Americ…
A truth to lie for / Anne Perry.
"It is summer 1934, and Hitler is teetering on the edge of supreme power. Any small step forward could vault him toward European domination. When Britain's MI6 gets word that a pair of German scientists have made a breakthrough in germ warfare, they send …
Lessons / Ian McEwan.
"When the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron Curtain has closed, eleven-year-old Roland Baines’s life is turned upside down. Two thousand miles from his mother’s protective love, stranded at an unusual boarding school, h…
The attic child : a novel / Lola Jaye.
"Early 1900s London: Taken from his homeland, twelve-year-old Celestine spends most of the time locked away in the attic of a large house by the sea. The only time Celestine isn’t bound by confines of the small space is when he is acting as an unpaid serv…
The net beneath us / Carol Dunbar.
"In the aftermath of her husband’s logging accident, Elsa has more questions than answers about how to carry on while caring for their two small children in the unfinished house he was building for them in the woods of rural Wisconsin. To cope with the ch…
Drunk on love / Jasmine Guillory.
"Margot Noble needs some relief from the stress of running the family winery with her brother. Enter Luke: sexy, charming, and best of all in the too-small world of Napa, a stranger. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and Margot is delighted that s…
The fight of our lives : my time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's battle for democracy, and what it means for the world / Iuliia Mendel ; translated by Madeline G. Levine.
"In this frank and moving inside account, Zelenskyy’s former press secretary tells the story of his improbable rise from popular comedian to the president of Ukraine. Mendel had a front row seat to many of the key events preceding the 2022 Russian invasio…
The biggest ideas in the universe : space, time, and motion / Sean Carroll.
"Physics offers deep insights into the workings of the universe but those insights come in the form of equations that often look like gobbledygook. Sean Carroll shows that they are really like meaningful poems that can help us fly over sierras to discover…
Giuliani : the rise and tragic fall of America's mayor / Andrew Kirtzman.
"Giuliani was hailed after 9/11 as 'America’s Mayor,' a singular figure who at the time was more widely admired than the pope. He was brilliant, accomplished—and complicated. He conflated politics with morality and caused his own downfall with a series of…
Mother brain : how neuroscience is rewriting the story of parenthood / Chelsea Conaboy.
"Conaboy expected things to change with the birth of her child. What she didn’t expect was how different she would feel. But she would soon discover what was behind this: her changing brain. Though Conaboy was prepared for the endless dirty diapers, the s…
The kiss curse : a novel / Erin Sterling.
"Gwyn Jones is perfectly happy with her life in Graves Glen. She, her mom, and her cousin have formed a new and powerful coven; she’s running a successful witchcraft shop, Something Wicked; and she’s started mentoring some of the younger witches in town. …
Sweetwater and the witch / Jayne Castle.
"'The witch will burn.' Ravenna Chastain could hear the chanting in the adjacent chamber. It was growing louder and more intense. The members of the witch hunter cult were working themselves up into a frenzy. 'The witch will burn. The witch will burn. The…
Blowback : a thriller / James Patterson and Brendan DuBois.
"US President Keegan Barrett has swept into office on his success as Director of the CIA. Six months into his first term, he devises a clandestine power grab with deadly consequences. Barrett personally orders CIA agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel to execute…
Flush : the remarkable science of an unlikely treasure / Bryn Nelson, PhD.
"The future is sh*t: the literal kind. For most of human history we’ve been, well, disinclined to take a closer look at our body’s natural product—the complex antihero of this story—save for gleaning some prophecy of our own health. But if we were to take…
The year of the puppy : how dogs become themselves / Alexandra Horowitz.
"Few of us meet our dogs at Day One. The dog who will, eventually, become an integral part of our family, our constant companion and best friend, is born without us into a family of her own. A puppy's critical early development into the dog we come to kno…
Strangers to ourselves : unsettled minds and the stories that make us / Rachel Aviv.
"In Strangers to Ourselves, a powerful and gripping debut, Rachel Aviv raises fundamental questions about how we understand ourselves in periods of crisis and distress. Drawing on deep, original reporting as well as unpublished journals and memoirs, Aviv …
American psychosis : a historical investigation of how the Republican Party went crazy / David Corn.
"A fast-paced, rollicking, behind-the-scenes account of how the GOP since the 1950s has encouraged and exploited extremism, bigotry, and paranoia to gain power, American Psychosis offers readers a brisk, can-you-believe-it journey through the netherworld …
Henrietta Maria : the warrior queen who divided a nation / Leanda De Lisle.
"Dispelling the myths around this legendary queen, this biography of Henrietta Maria, queen consort of King Charles I, retells the dramatic story of the English Civil War from the perspective of this dynamic woman. Henrietta Maria is British history’s mos…
Thistlefoot : a novel / Gennarose Nethercott.
In the tradition of modern fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver comes an immersive fantasy saga, a debut novel about estranged siblings who are reunited after receiving a mysterious inheritance. “A wonderfully ima…
Teaching white supremacy : America's democratic ordeal and the forging of our national identity / Donald Yacovone.
"Donald Yacovone shows us the clear and damning evidence of white supremacy’s deep-seated roots in our nation’s educational system through a fascinating, in-depth examination of America’s wide assortment of texts, from primary readers to college textbooks…
Angelika Frankenstein makes her match : a novel / Sally Thorne.
"For generations, every Frankenstein has found their true love and equal, unlocking lifetimes of blissful wedded adventure. Clever, pretty (and odd) Angelika Frankenstein has run out of suitors and fears she may become the exception to this family rule. W…
Act of oblivion : a novel / Robert Harris.
Follows General Edward Whalley’s and his son-in law Colonel William Goffe’s flight to America in 1660 after their involvement in the beheading of King Charles I, in the new novel from the best-selling author of Fatherland.
Silver under nightfall / Rin Chupeco.
"Remy Pendergast is many things: the only son of the Duke of Valenbonne (though his father might wish otherwise), an elite bounty hunter of rogue vampires, and an outcast among his fellow Reapers. His mother was the subject of gossip even before she elope…
The book haters' book club / Gretchen Anthony.
"All it takes is the right book to turn a Book Hater into a Book Lover . . . That was what Elliot—the beloved co-owner of Over the Rainbow Bookshop—believed before his untimely passing. He always had the perfect book suggestion for the self-proclaimed Boo…
The bullet that missed : a Thursday Murder Club mystery / Richard Osman.
"Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case—their favorite kind–leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers. Then a new foe pays Elizabeth a visit. Her mission? Kill…
Thinking 101 : why we so often get things wrong in life and how we can all do better / Woo-Kyoung Ahn.
"Psychologist Woo-kyoung Ahn devised a course at Yale called “Thinking” to help students examine the biases that cause so many problems in their daily lives. It quickly became one of the university’s most popular courses. In Ahn’s class, students examine …
The viper / J.R. Ward.
"Framed for the grisly murder of his shellan, Kane is condemned to the notorious prison camp—unaware of the dark truth behind his arranged mating. Centuries later, when he is horribly burned while attempting to save others, he prays he’ll finally be reuni…
Jollof Rice and other revolutions : a novel in interlocking stories / Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi.
"Moving between Nigeria and America, Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions is a window into the world of accomplished Nigerian women, illuminating the challenges they face and the risks they take to control their destinies. Students at an all-girls boarding s…
The storm is here : an American crucible / Luke Mogelson.
"The Storm is Here is the definitive eyewitness account of how--over the course of a year of pandemic, economic collapse, and feral hatred-stoking and conspiracy-mongering by the President and his campaign--a large segment of Americans became convinced th…
Help is here : finding fresh strength and purpose in the power of the Holy Spirit / Max Lucado.
"An inspiring look at the person and work of the Holy Spirit, and the ways in which He ministers to and through us that we might experience his life-giving power on Earth"--Provided by publisher.
I walk between the raindrops : stories / T. Coraghessan Boyle.
In the title story of I Walk Between the Raindrops, a woman sits down next to a man at a bar and claims she has ESP. In "Thirteen Days," passengers on a cruise line are quarantined, to horrifying and hilarious effect. And "Hyena" begins simply: "That was …
The mosquito bowl : a game of life and death in World War II / Buzz Bissinger.
"When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, college football was at the height of its popularity. As the nation geared up for total war, one branch of the service dominated the aspirations of college football stars: the United States Marine Corps. Which is …
Steeped to death / Gretchen Rue.
Phoebe Winchester’s beloved aunt Eudora has a taste for adventure—and a knack for making magical tea. It’s even rumored that she just might be a witch. So when Eudora passes away and leaves everything to her niece—her Victorian mansion, her bookshop/tea s…
Dewey decimated / Allison Brook.
Carrie Singleton is just off a hot string of murder cases centered around the spooky local library in Clover Ridge, Connecticut. She could really use a break—but no such luck, as she; Smokey Joe, the resident cat; and Evelyn, the library’s ghost, are draw…
A death in Door County / Annelise Ryan.
"A Wisconsin bookstore owner and cryptozoologist is asked to investigate a series of deaths that just might be proof of a fabled lake monster in this first installment of a new mystery series by USA Today bestselling author Annelise Ryan. Morgan Carter, o…
Happier hour : how to beat distraction, expand your time, and focus on what matters most / Cassie Mogliner Holmes.
"We live in a culture where most of us suffer from feeling "time poor": the feeling of sprinting from morning to night--stressing over too much to do and not enough time to do it. Cassie Holmes has made this question her life's work: How do we optimally s…
The Christmas movie cookbook : over 65 recipes of cinematic holiday delights / by Julia Rutland.
"This holiday season, rather than just watching merry festivities on-screen, bring the feast to your own home using The Christmas Movie Cookbook with over 65 scrumptious recipes inspired by the scenes from your favorite Christmas films!"--Provided by publ…
You've been chosen : thriving through the unexpected / Cynt Marshall.
"Cynt Marshall has spent her entire life beating personal and professional odds while also helping everyone she meets see how they are uniquely equipped to thrive. Through it all, this self-described 'people person' never stopped reaching out and built a …
The most likely club / Elyssa Friedland.
"In 1997, grunge is king, Titanic is a blockbuster (and Blockbuster still exists), and Thursday nights are for Friends. In Bellport, Connecticut, four best friends and high school seniors are ready to light the world on fire. Melissa Levin, Priya Chowdhur…
The long road home : on Blackness and belonging / Debra Thompson.
"From a leading scholar on the politics of race comes a work of family history, memoir, and insight gained from a unique journey across the continent, on what it is to be Black in North America"--Provided by publisher
If I survive you / Jonathan Escoffery.
"In the 1970s, Topper and Sanya flee to Miami as political violence consumes their native Kingston. But America, as the couple and their two children learn, is far from the promised land. Excluded from society as Black immigrants, the family pushes on thr…
The Godmother : murder, vengeance, and the bloody struggle of Mafia women / Barbie Latza Nadeau.
"The untold stories of the women who have risen to prominence and notoriety in the male-led culture of the Italian Mafia. For as long as it has gripped our imaginations, the Mafia has been tied to an ingrained image of masculinity. We read about "made men…
To love and be loved : a personal portrait of Mother Teresa / Jim Towey.
"Mother Teresa was one of the most admired women of the 20th century, and her memory continues to inspire charitable work around the world. She believed the greatest need of a human being is to love and be loved. In 1948, she founded the Missionaries of C…
Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.
"Javier Zamora’s adventure is a three-thousand-mile journey from his small town in El Salvador, through Guatemala and Mexico, and across the U.S. border. He will leave behind his beloved aunt and grandparents to reunite with a mother who left four years a…
A taste of gold and iron / Alexandra Rowland.
"Kadou, the shy prince of Arasht, finds himself at odds with one of the most powerful ambassadors at court—the body-father of the queen's new child—in an altercation which results in his humiliation. To prove his loyalty to the queen, his sister, Kadou ta…
Year of the tiger : an activist's life / Alice Wong.
Drawing on a collection of original essays, previously published work, conversations, graphics, photos, commissioned art by disabled and Asian American artists, and more, Alice uses her unique talent to share an impressionistic scrapbook of her life as an…
All that's left unsaid : a novel / Tracey Lien.
"A deeply moving and unflinching debut following a young Vietnamese-Australian woman who returns home to her family in the wake of her brother's shocking murder, determined to discover what happened--a dramatic exploration of the intricate bonds and oblig…
Marple : twelve new mysteries / Naomi Alderman, Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Nathalie Haynes, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware.
"Jane Marple is an elderly lady from St Mary Mead who possesses an uncanny knack for solving even the most perplexing puzzles. Now, for the first time in 45 years, Agatha Christie’s beloved character returns to the page for a globe-trotting tour of crime …
A good dog's guide to murder / Krista Davis.
"Visitors are arriving in droves to spend Thanksgiving in the mountains of pet-friendly Wagtail, Virginia. Many of them are bringing dog and cat gingerbread houses to enter in the contest that will be held in the new convention center. Wagtail resident Or…
Coffee with Hitler : the untold story of the amateur spies who tried to civilize the Nazis / Charles Spicer.
"Coffee with Hitler tells the astounding story of how a handful of amateur British intelligence agents wined, dined, and befriended the leading National Socialists between the wars. With support from royalty, aristocracy, politicians, and businessmen, the…
The marsh queen / Virginia Hartman.
"Loni Murrow is an accomplished bird artist at the Smithsonian who loves her job. But when she receives a call from her younger brother summoning her back home to help their obstinate mother recover after an accident, Loni’s neat, contained life in Washin…
Wise gals : the spies who built the CIA and changed the future of espionage / by Nathalia Holt.
"n the wake of World War II, four agents were critical in helping build a new organization that we now know as the CIA. Adelaide Hawkins, Mary Hutchison, Eloise Page, and Elizabeth Sudmeier, called the 'wise gals' by their male colleagues because of their…
In search of Mary Seacole : the making of a Black cultural icon and humanitarian / Helen Rappaport.
"Raised in Jamaica, Mary Seacole first came to England in the 1850s after working in Panama. She wanted to volunteer as a nurse and aide during the Crimean War. When her services were rejected, she financed her own expedition to Balaclava, where her rep…
What If? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions / Randall Munroe.
"The millions of people around the world who loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger. Thank goodness xkcd creator Randall Munroe is here to help. Planning to ride a fire pole from the Moon back to Earth? The hardest p…
The last crown / Elżbieta Cherezińska ; translated by Maya Zakrzewska-Pim.
"Our heroes and enemies alike are beholden to the hands of fate. While Olav Tryggvason reclaims the throne of Norway and baptizes the land by blood, King Sven in Denmark is filled with rage at his once comrade. Not only does Olav threaten Sven’s hold on N…
Desperation in death / J.D. Robb.
"New York, 2061: The place called the Pleasure Academy is a living nightmare where abducted girls are trapped, trained for a life of abject service while their souls are slowly but surely destroyed. Dorian, a thirteen-year-old runaway who’d been imprisone…
The rising tide / Ann Cleeves.
"For fifty years a group of friends have been meeting regularly for reunions on Holy Island, celebrating the school trip where they met, and the friend that they lost to the rising causeway tide five years later. Now, when one of them is found hanged, Ver…
The two lives of Sara / Catherine Adel West.
"Sara King has nothing, save for her secrets and the baby in her belly, as she boards the bus to Memphis, hoping to outrun her past in Chicago. She is welcomed with open arms by Mama Sugar, a kindly matriarch and owner of the popular boardinghouse The Sca…
The fortunes of jaded women : a novel / Carolyn Huynh.
"It started with their ancestor, Oanh, who dared to leave her marriage for true love—so a fearsome Vietnamese witch cursed Oanh and her descendants so that they would never find love or happiness, and the Duong women would give birth to daughters, never s…
Fairy tale : a novel / Stephen King ; [illustrations by Gabriel Rodriguez (odd number chapters and epilogue) and Nicolas Delort (even number chapters)].
"Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher--for t…
Like, comment, subscribe : inside YouTube's chaotic rise to world domination / Mark Bergen.
"Across the world, people watch more than a billion hours of video on YouTube every day. Every minute, more than five hundred additional hours of footage are uploaded to the site, a technical feat unmatched in the history of computing. YouTube invented th…
Dinner in one : exceptional and easy one-pan meals / Melissa Clark ; photographs by Linda Xiao.
"Melissa Clark brings her home cook’s expertise and no-fuss approach to the world of one-pot/pan cooking. With nearly all of the recipes being made in under one hour, the streamlined steps ensure you are in and out of the kitchen without dirtying a multit…
The chaos machine : the inside story of how social media rewired our minds and our world / Max Fisher.
We all have a vague sense that social media is bad for our minds, for our children, and for our democracies. But the truth is that its reach and impact run far deeper than we have understood. Building on years of international reporting, Max Fisher tells …
The third reconstruction : America's struggle for racial justice in the twenty-first century / Peniel E. Joseph.
"Peniel Joseph offers a powerful new interpretation of recent American history. The summer of 2020, he argues, marked the climax of nothing less than a Third Reconstruction: a new period of intense struggle to secure citizenship and dignity for Black Amer…
The daughter of Auschwitz : my story of resilience, survival and hope / Tova Friedman and Malcolm Brabant.
Holocaust survivor Friedman recalls her experiences in Auschwitz-Birkenau as a young child in this heartrending memoir. Born in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, in 1938, Friedman's first memories were of life in the Jewish ghetto. Suffering starvation, diseas…
My dirty California / Jason Mosberg.
"When Marty returns to Pennsylvania after living in California for ten years, he’s happily welcomed by his father and older brother, Jody. The joyful reunion is short-lived. Two days later, Jody enters the house to find his father and Marty shot dead as t…
How to speak whale : a voyage into the future of animal communication / Tom Mustill.
"What if animals and humans could speak to one another? Tom Mustill--the nature documentarian who went viral when a thirty ton humpback whale breached onto his kayak--asks this question in his thrilling investigation into whale science and animal communic…
The house of fortune : a novel / Jessie Burton.
"Amsterdam in the year 1705. It is Thea Brandt's eighteenth birthday. She is ready to welcome adulthood with open arms, but life at home is increasingly difficult. Her father Otto and her Aunt Nella argue endlessly over their financial fate, selling off f…
Other birds / Sarah Addison Allen.
"Down a narrow alley in the small coastal town of Mallow Island, South Carolina, lies a stunning cobblestone building comprised of five apartments. It’s called The Dellawisp and it is named after the tiny turquoise birds who, alongside its human tenants, …
Bound by murder  / Laura Gail Black.
"For fans of Ellery Adams and Paige Shelton, the wedding can't go on when the bride is found murdered--but can love still win the day in this third installment of Laura Gail Black's cozy series. The birds are singing, books are selling, and the Hokes Bluf…
Captive / Iris Johansen.
"Eve Duncan's daughter Jane MacGuire seems to have found a perfect life with Seth Caleb - until a ruthless madman threatens to destroy it all. Jane is an internationally renowned artist, while Seth channels his unique abilities as an agent for the MI6 int…
On the rooftop : a novel / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton.
"At home they are just sisters, but on stage, they are The Salvations. Ruth, Esther, and Chloe have been singing and dancing in harmony since they could speak. Thanks to the rigorous direction of their mother, Vivian, they’ve become a bona fide girl group…
Sacred nature : how we can recover our bond with the natural world / Karen Armstrong.
"A profound exploration of the spiritual power of nature--and an urgent call to reclaim that power in everyday life"--Provided by publisher.
The Girl from Guernica / Karen Robards.
"On an April day in 1937, the sky opens and fire rains down upon the small Spanish town of Guernica. Seventeen-year-old Sibi and her family are caught up in the horror. Griff, an American military attaché, pulls Sibi from the wreckage, and it’s only the f…
A song of comfortable chairs / Alexander McCall Smith.
"Grace Makutsi encounters a pair of quandaries that will require all of her and Mma Ramotswe's cleverness and generosity to resolve. Grace Makutsi's husband, Phuti, is in a bind. An international firm is attempting to undercut his prices in the office fur…
From harvest to home : seasonal activities, inspired decor, and cozy recipes for fall / by Alicia Tenise Chew ; photographs by Tom McGovern.
"For anyone who loves all things fall, From Harvest to Home is a stunning celebration of this cozy season. Brimming with gorgeous photography and tons of autumnal activities, creative décor projects, and delicious recipes, this beautiful lifestyle guide w…
Whole food for your family : 100+ simple, budget-friendly meals / Autumn Michaelis.
"Changing the way your family eats can feel intimidating, but once Autumn Michaelis experienced the incredible benefits of the Whole30 and cut gluten, dairy, and refined sugar out of her life, she knew she had to bring her family on board. As a busy mothe…
Daisy Darker / Alice Feeney.
"After years of avoiding each other, Daisy Darker’s entire family is assembling for Nana’s 80th birthday party in Nana’s crumbling gothic house on a tiny tidal island. Finally back together one last time, when the tide comes in, they will be cut off from …
Carrie Soto is back : a novel / Taylor Jenkins Reid
"Carrie Soto is fierce, and her determination to win at any cost has not made her popular. But by the time she retires from tennis, she is the best player the world has ever seen. She has shattered every record and claimed twenty Grand Slam titles. And if…
The house with the golden door / Elodie Harper.
"Amara has escaped her life as a slave in the Wolf Den, the city's most notorious brothel, but now her survival depends on the affections of her patron: a man she might not know as well as she once thought. At night in the home he bought for her, the hous…
The ultimate scholarship book 2023 : billions of dollars in scholarships, grants and prizes / Gen and Kelly Tanabe.
The #1 selling scholarship guide from winners of more than $100,000 in scholarships. A directory of more than 1.5 million scholarships, grants and prizes that you can use at any college, "The Ultimate Scholarship Book" includes helpful indexes to pinpoint…
Clive Cussler's Hellburner / Mike Maden.
"When Juan Cabrillo fails to capture the leader of Mexico’s most dangerous drug cartel and loses an Oregon crew member in the process, he’s determined to get revenge. Little does he know that the explosion he just narrowly escaped was merely the latest fl…
The breach : the untold story of the investigation into January 6th / Denver Riggleman with Hunter Walker.
"[F]ormer House Republican and the first memeber of Congress to sound the alarm about QAnon, Denver Riggleman, provides readers with an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the January 6th select committee's investigation. Riggleman, who joined the co…
River woman, river demon : a novel / Jennifer Givhan.
"Eva Santos Moon is a burgeoning Chicana artist who practices the ancient, spiritual ways of brujería and curanderisma, but she’s at one of her lowest points—suffering from disorienting blackouts, creative stagnation, and a feeling of disconnect from her …
Random / Penn Jilette.
"Two weeks before his twenty-first birthday, Las Vegas native Bobby Ingersoll finds out he’s inherited a crushing gambling debt from his scumbag father. The debt is owed to an even scummier bag named Fraser Ruphart who oversees his bottom-rung criminal em…
Children of the catastrophe : a novel / Sarah Shoemaker.
"It is 1908 and Smyrna is the most cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean Sea. Though long a part of the Ottoman Empire, Smyrna has always been Greek, and its citizens honor the traditions of previous generations. The Demirigis and Melopoulos families are…
Modern bistro : home cooking inspired by French classics / America's Test Kitchen.
"Make your table the place everyone will want to linger, with irresistible recipes for over 150 classic and modern bistro dishes, from coq au vin and tartiflette to mushroom bourguignon and peach tarte tatin. We share countless techniques and tricks to h…
The interpreter's daughter : a family memoir / Teresa Lim.
"I would learn that when families tell stories, what they leave out re-defines what they keep in. With my family, these were not secrets intentionally withheld. Just truths too painful to confront. In the last years of her life, Teresa Lim's mother, Viol…
Healing through words / Rupi Kaur.
"Rupi Kaur presents guided poetry writing exercises of her own design to help you explore themes of trauma, loss, heartache, love, family, healing, and celebration of the self. Healing Through Words is a guided tour on the journey back to the self, a cat…
Christmas with Southern Living 2022 : inspired ideas for holiday cooking & decorating.
Offers recipes for meals, treats, and baked goods for gift-giving and holiday entertaining, along with seasonal decorating ideas, including festive centerpieces, mantels, and wreaths.
For the love of learning : a year in the life of a school principal / Kristine Phillips.
"Children spend most of their waking hours in school, exploring boundaries, forming important relationships, and of course, learning. But as you step into the unique vantage of the principal’s office, you experience first-hand the wide range of characters…