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Wolf boys - two American teenagers and Mexico's most dangerous drug cartel by Slater, Dan, author. Wolf boys - two American teenagers and Mexico's most dangerous drug cartel

The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable.

Nov 30, 2016
The Wars of the Roosevelts by Mann, William J.. The Wars of the Roosevelts

Drawing on previously hidden historical documents and interviews with the long-silent 'illegitimate' branch of the family, William J. Mann paints an elegant, meticulously researched, and groundbreaking group portrait of this legendary family. Mann argues that the Roosevelts' rise to power and prestige was actually driven by a series of intense personal contest that at times devolved into blood sport. His compelling and eye-opening masterwork is the story of a family at war with itself, of social

Nov 30, 2016
A Wallflower Christmas by Kleypas, Lisa. A Wallflower Christmas

It's Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford. His chiseled good looks and imposing physique are sure to impress the lady-in-waiting, and if it weren't for his shocking American ways and wild reputation, her hand would already be guaranteed. Before the courtship can begin, Rafe realizes he must learn the rules of London society.

Nov 30, 2016
The Undoing Project by Lewis, Michael. The Undoing Project

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos TVersky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized big data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Mic

Nov 30, 2016
Truevine - two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest ; a true story of the Jim Crow south by Macy, Beth, author. Truevine - two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest ; a true story of the Jim Crow south

The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back. The year was 1899 and the place a sweltering tobacco farm in the Jim Crow South town of Truevine, Virginia. George and Willie Muse were two little boys born to a sharecropper family. One day a white man offered them a piece of candy, setting off events that would take them around the world and change their lives forever. Captured into th

Nov 30, 2016
True Faith and Allegiance by Greaney, Mark. True Faith and Allegiance

It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the m

Nov 30, 2016
Treasured by Woods, Sherryl. Treasured

Despite the wealth and power of his remarkable family, Ben Carlton stayed hidden away in rural Virginia with only his artistic talent and his troubled memories for company. But when he met beautiful gallery owner Kathleen Dugan at the urging of his matchmaking aunt Destiny, his wounded heart began to open. Vivacious, driven Kathleen was intrigued not only by Ben's paintings, but also by the handsome, mysterious man who created them. Were Ben's wounds too deep for Kathleen to mend, or did Destiny

Nov 30, 2016
To capture what we cannot keep - a novel by Colin, Beatrice. To capture what we cannot keep - a novel

In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris, a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Emile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his family's business and choose a suitable wife. As the Eiffel Tower rises, a marvel of steel and air and lig

Nov 30, 2016
Testimony by Robertson, Robbie. Testimony

On the 40th anniversary of the Band's legendary Last Waltz concert, Robbie Robertson finally tells his own spellbinding story of the band that changed music history, his extraordinary personal journey, and his creative friendships with some of the greatest artists of the last half-century.

Nov 30, 2016
Temptations of a wallflower by Leigh, Eva, author. Temptations of a wallflower

In society circles she's known as the Watching Wallflower, shy, quiet, and certainly never scandalous. Yet beneath Lady Sarah Frampton's demure facade hides the mind of The Lady of Dubious Quality, author of the most titillating erotic fiction the town has ever seen. Sarah knows discovery would lead to her ruin, but marriage, to a vicar, no less, could help protect her from slander. An especially tempting option when the clergyman in question is the handsome, intriguing Jeremy Cleland.

Nov 30, 2016
A taste for monsters by Kirby, Matthew J., 1976- author. A taste for monsters

The mesmerizing story of a young woman in Victorian London, who, haunted by the ghosts of Jack the Ripper's victims, is set on a terrifying path to salvation. The real monsters are men. London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory with nowhere to go, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant Man in London Hospital.

Nov 30, 2016
Taking the Titanic by Patterson, James. Taking the Titanic

Posing as newlyweds, two ruthless thieves board the Titanic to rob its well-heeled passengers. But an even more shocking plan is afoot; a sensational scheme that could alter the fate of the world's most famous ship.

Nov 30, 2016
Sweet as honey by Beckstrand, Jennifer, author. Sweet as honey

Though she has blossomed into a beauty, Lily Christner doesn't really believe it. Deep down, she still feels like a lonely, gawky teenager. Maybe that's why she's all but promised herself to Paul Glick, the one boy who never teased her in her awkward girlhood-unlike Dan Kanagy, whose creative name-calling left her in tears many a time. Now he's back in town after two years away-and being surprisingly sweet, suspiciously attentive-and making Lily unsettlingly yet deliciously nervous.

Nov 30, 2016
The Shadow Queen by Redwine, C. J.. The Shadow Queen

Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission, kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and her father's life. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common, magic. She'll have to be stronger, faster, and more powerful than Irina, the most dangerous sorceress Ravenspire has ever seen.

Nov 30, 2016
The Seventh Plague by Rollins, James. The Seventh Plague

A breathtaking blend of scientific intrigue and historical mystery reveals an ancient threat hidden within the pages of the Bible, one that threatens the modern world.

Nov 30, 2016
Settle for more by Kelly, Megyn, author, narrator. Settle for more

Anchor of the number one news show on cable, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly writes her much anticipated book, a revealing and surprising memoir detailing her rise as one of the most respected journalists working today. From the values and lessons that have shaped her career, to her time at the center of the chaotic 2016 Republican presidential primary, this book offers an inside look at an uncompromising woman's journey to the top of the news business.

Nov 30, 2016
The road back to you an enneagram journey to self-discovery by Cron, Ian Morgan, 1960- The road back to you an enneagram journey to self-discovery

Witty and filled with stories, this allows listeners to peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, keeping them listening long after they have heard the chapter about their own number. Not only will they learn more about themselves, but they will also start to see the world through other people's eyes, understanding how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do.

Nov 30, 2016
The ringmaster's wife by Cambron, Kristy, author. The ringmaster's wife

A young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confines of a quiet life on the family farm. With little more than her wit and a cigar box of treasures to call her own, Mable steps away from all she knows to the Chicago World's Fair. There, a chance encounter triggers her destiny; a life with a famed showman by the name of John Ringling. Lady Rosamund Easling of Yorkshire, England, boards a ship to America as a last adventure before her life is planned out for her. There, the twenties a

Nov 30, 2016
Right Behind You by Gardner, Lisa. Right Behind You

Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash's older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: they are all experts on monsters. Then the call comes in. A double-murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way throug

Nov 30, 2016
Remnants of Trust by Bonesteel, Elizabeth. Remnants of Trust

Six weeks ago, Commander Elena Shaw and Captain Greg Foster were court-martialed for their role in an event Central Gov denies ever happened. Yet instead of a dishonorable discharge or time in a military prison, Shaw and Foster and are now back together on Galileo. As punishment, they've been assigned to patrol the nearly empty space of the Third Sector. But their mundane mission quickly turns treacherous when the Galileo picks up a distress call: Exeter, a sister ship, is under attack from raid

Nov 30, 2016
Private- The Royals by Patterson, James. Private- The Royals

Private is the most elite detective agency in the world. But when kidnappers threaten to execute a Royal Family member in front of the Queen, Jack Morgan and his team have just 24 hours to stop them. Or heads will roll, literally.

Nov 30, 2016
Power Game by Feehan, Christine. Power Game

When radical terrorists take hostages in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a super soldier with enhanced abilities. He can see better, run faster, disappear when necessary, and hunt the enemy along any terrain. There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that. A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight, Bellisia rarely meets a man who doesn't want to control her or

Nov 30, 2016
Oathbringer by Sanderson, Brandon. Oathbringer

Return to a planet swept by apocalyptic storms, a world tipping into war as aristocratic families move to control the shard blades and shard plate, ancient artifacts from a past civilization that can win wars in the third installment in Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive series.

Nov 30, 2016
My hope next door by Gray, Tammy L., author. My hope next door

Former bad girl Katie Stone can feel the weight of her reputation settle over her as she drives home for the first time in years. Feeling deeply guilty about her past mistakes, Katie wants to do the right thing for once. But the small town where she grew up is not nearly as forgiving as she'd hoped. Despite it all, she's determined to help her parents cope with her mother's recent illness, and Katie finds a surprise ally in the man next door. Asher Powell never minded being the son of a small-to

Nov 30, 2016
The Mistress by Steel, Danielle. The Mistress

Natasha Leonova's beauty saved her life. Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, she has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Her home is the world, often on one of Vladimir Stanislas's spectacular yachts manned by scores of heavily armed crew members. Natasha's job is to keep Vladimir happy, ask no questions, and be discreet. She knows her place, and t

Nov 30, 2016
The Midnight Bell by Higgins, Jack. The Midnight Bell

In Washington, D.C., on a night full of rain, a woman is struck down and killed by a hit-and-run driver. But she is not just any woman, she is the assistant to the head of the secret White House department known only as the Basement. And she had secrets of her own. In the Virgin Islands, former president Jake Cazalet receives a warning. He is recuperating on a diving trip after successfully helping Sean Dillon and the rest of the 'Prime Minister's private army' defeat an Al Qaeda operation in Lo

Nov 30, 2016
Lucy and Linh by Pung, Alice. Lucy and Linh

Laurinda is an exclusive school for girls. At its secret core is the Cabinet, a trio of girls who wield power over their classmates, and some of their teachers. Entering this world of wealth and secrets is Lucy Lam, a scholarship girl with sharp eyes and a shaky sense of self. As she watches the Cabinet at work, and is courted by them, Lucy finds herself in a battle for her identity and integrity.

Nov 30, 2016
Lord of the Privateers by Laurens, Stephanie. Lord of the Privateers

New York Times best selling author Stephanie Laurens delivers the thrilling conclusion to the acclaimed Adventurers Quartet series, a passionate Regency, era drama played out on the high seas and in the sweltering heat of tropical jungles, reaching a scintillating climax in the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair.

Nov 30, 2016
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Chambers, Becky. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Rosemary Harper doesn't expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. An introspective young woman who learned early to keep to herself, she's never met anyone remotely like the ship's diverse crew, including Sissix, the exotic reptilian pilot, chatty engineers Kizzy and Jenks who keep the ship running, and Ash

Nov 30, 2016
Leaving Blythe River - a novel by Hyde, Catherine Ryan, author. Leaving Blythe River - a novel

Seventeen-year-old Ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness. Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but he's barely speaking to the man after a traumatic betrayal. Yet when his father vanishes from their remote cabin and rangers abandon the rescue mission, suddenly it's up to Ethan to keep looking. Angry or not, he's his father's only hope. With the help of three locals, a fearless seventy-year-old widow, a pack guide, and a form

Nov 30, 2016
Jump by Harvey, Steve. Jump

Jump explores seven vulnerable 'seasons' in the Emmy Award winner's life: being homeless and living out of his car, flunking out of college, enduring the emotional turmoil of a second failed marriage, risking stability to pursue his dream of television stardom, overcoming the Miss Universe mishap, blending his family, and owing the Internal Revenue Service $20 million. Steve uses these uncomfortable moments to explain his core principles and teach you what it means to JUMP.

Nov 30, 2016
Island of Glass by Roberts, Nora. Island of Glass

An archaeologist, Riley is no stranger to the coast of Clare, but now she finds herself on unsure footing, targeted by the dark goddess who wants more than the stars, more than the blood of the guardians. While searching through Irish history for clues that will lead them to the final star and the mysterious Island of Glass, Riley must fight her practical nature and admit her sudden attraction to Doyle is more than just a fling. For it is his strength that will sustain her and give her the power

Nov 30, 2016
In twenty years - a novel by Scotch, Allison Winn. In twenty years - a novel

Twenty years ago, six Penn students shared a house, naively certain that their friendships would endure, until the death of their ringleader and dear friend Bea splintered the group for good. Now, mostly estranged from one another, the remaining five reluctantly gather at that same house on the eve of what would have been Bea's fortieth birthday.

Nov 30, 2016
The House Husband by Patterson, James. The House Husband

Darien Marshall is the best dad, the best husband, well, maybe not. Detective Teaghan Beaumont is getting closer and closer to discovering the truth about Marshall, but there's a twist that she will never see coming.

Nov 30, 2016
High dive - [a novel] by Lee, Jonathan, 1981- High dive - [a novel]

A tale inspired by the 1984 Brighton Hotel bombing assassination attempt on the lives of Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet is told from the perspectives of an IRA bomb maker, a former star athlete-turned-hotel manager, and the manager's teenage daughter.

Nov 30, 2016
Hidden by Patterson, James. Hidden

Rejected by the Navy SEALs, Mitchum is content to be his small town's unofficial private eye, until his beloved fourteen-year-old cousin is abducted. Now he'll call on every lethal skill to track her down. But nothing is what it seems.

Nov 30, 2016
The Glass Universe by Sobel, Dava. The Glass Universe

Dava Sobel returns with the captivating, little-known true story of a group of women whose remarkable contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed the understanding of the stars and our place in the universe.

Nov 30, 2016
The Forgotten Recipe by Clipston, Amy. The Forgotten Recipe

Veronica Fisher is devastated when her fiance, Seth, is killed in an accident at work. Seth's friend, Jason Huyard, was with him and blames himself for Seth's death. Although Jason has never met Veronica, he feels as if he knows her because Seth talked about her constantly. After the accident, he can't seem to get Veronica out of his mind.

Nov 30, 2016
Flood of fire - a novel by Ghosh, Amitav, 1956- Flood of fire - a novel

Follows Kesri Singh, an East India Company soldier, on his 1839 journey to Hong Kong after the British colonial government assembles an expeditionary force to end a costly embargo on the eve of the Opium Wars.

Nov 30, 2016
The fate of the Tearling - a novel by Johansen, Erika, author. The fate of the Tearling - a novel

In less than a year, Kelsea Glynn has transformed from a gawky teenager into a powerful monarch. As she has come into her own as the Queen of the Tearling, the headstrong, visionary leader has also transformed her realm. In her quest to end corruption and restore justice, she has made many enemies, including the evil Red Queen, her fiercest rival, who has set her armies against the Tear. To protect her people from a devastating invasion, Kelsea did the unthinkable, she gave herself and her magic

Nov 30, 2016
Destiny Unleashed by Woods, Sherryl. Destiny Unleashed

For twenty years Destiny Carlton has put family and duty ahead of her own hopes and dreams. Now, with the orphaned nephews she raised grown and married, it's time for the once free-spirited artist to reinvent herself yet again, this time as a savvy businesswoman out for revenge. Her target: William Harcourt, a man she once loved, a man who now seems hell-bent on destroying her family's business. For William, going after Carlton Industries is a high-stakes gamble. He's gotten Destiny's attention,

Nov 30, 2016
The Courtship Basket by Clipston, Amy. The Courtship Basket

Rachel Fisher is devastated when the young man she's loved for years leaves her to date her best friend. Her heart is broken, and she has all but given up on love. Rachel is determined to keep her mind off the pain, and she starts teaching at an Amish school for children with learning disabilities.Since his father became ill, Mike Lantz has been overwhelmed with the responsibility of providing for his family and caring for his six-year-old brother, John. When John joins Rachel's class and she le

Nov 30, 2016
Come and Get Us by Patterson, James. Come and Get Us

Miranda Cooper's life takes a terrifying turn when an SUV deliberately runs her and her husband off a desolate Arizona road. With her husband badly wounded, she must run for help alone as his cryptic parting words echo in her head: Be careful who you trust.

Nov 30, 2016
The Christmas Mystery by Patterson, James. The Christmas Mystery

In the heart of the holiday season, priceless paintings have vanished from a Park Avenue murder scene. Now, dashing French detective Luc Moncrief must become a quick study in the art of the steal-before a coldblooded killer paints the town red.

Nov 30, 2016
Chaos - a Scarpetta novel by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author. Chaos - a Scarpetta novel

"On a hot late summer evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her investigative partner, Pete Marina, respond to a call about a dead bicyclist. It appears that a young woman has been attacked with almost superhuman force ..."--

Nov 30, 2016
A boy made of blocks - a novel by Stuart, Keith (Journalist) A boy made of blocks - a novel

Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world's most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-buried family secrets, and part-time fatherhood, his son begins playing Minecraft. Sam's imagination blossoms and the game opens up a whole new world for father and son to share. Together, they discove

Nov 30, 2016
Born a Crime by Noah, Trevor. Born a Crime

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.

Nov 30, 2016
Black & Blue by Patterson, James. Black & Blue

A killer is abducting women and leaving their bodies to be discovered in the Georges River near Sydney. Detective Harriet Blue hates to see a predator go free. And she's eager to bring this one down. But this time, she just may have met her match.

Nov 30, 2016
A bee in her bonnet by Beckstrand, Jennifer, author. A bee in her bonnet

Their bees produce the most delectable honey in all of Wisconsin. And the three Christner girls are fondly known as The Honeybee Sisters throughout their peaceful Amish community-where their spirited sweetness is attracting any number of hopeful suitors.

Nov 30, 2016
Aerie - a Magonia novel by Headley, Maria Dahvana, 1977- author. Aerie - a Magonia novel

The stunning sequel to Maria Dahvana Headley's critically acclaimed Magonia tells the story of one girl who must make an impossible choice between two families, two homes--and two versions of herself.Aza Ray is back on earth. Her boyfriend, Jason, is overjoyed. Her family is healed. She's living a normal life, or as normal as it can be if you've spent the past year dying, waking up on a sky ship, and discovering that your song can change the world.As in, not normal. Part of Aza still yearns for

Nov 30, 2016
A world without you by Revis, Beth, author. A world without you

After the unexpected loss of his girlfriend, a boy suffering from delusions believes he can travel through time to save her.

Dec 1, 2016
With malice - a novel by Cook, Eileen, author. With malice - a novel

Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital, unable to remember the past six weeks, including the accident that killed her best friend, if it was, in fact, an accident.

Dec 1, 2016
Victoria - a novel by Goodwin, Daisy, author. Victoria - a novel

In 1837, less than a month after her eighteenth birthday, Alexandrina Victoria, sheltered, small in stature, and female, became Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Many thought it was preposterous: Alexandrina, Drina to her family, had always been tightly controlled by her mother and her household, and was surely too unprepossessing to hold the throne. Yet from the moment William IV died, the young Queen startled everyone: abandoning her hated first name in favor of Victoria; insisting, for the

Dec 1, 2016
Thank you for being late - an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations by Friedman, Thomas L. Thank you for being late - an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. Thomas L. Friedman shows that society has entered an age of dizzying acceleration, and explains how to live in it.

Dec 1, 2016
Swarm by Westerfeld, Scott, author. Swarm

They thought they'd already faced their toughest fight. There's no relaxing for the reunited Zeroes. These six teens with unique abilities have taken on bank robbers, drug dealers and mobsters. Now they're trying to lay low so they can get their new illegal nightclub off the ground. The quiet doesn't last long when two strangers come to town, bringing with them a whole different kind of crowd based chaos. Hot on their tails is a crowd power even more dangerous and sinister.

Dec 1, 2016
The operator by Harrison, Kim, 1966- The operator

Peri Reed's job eats her mind, but for a special task agent in hiding, forgetting the past can be a blessing. Betrayed by the man she thought she loved and the agency who turned her into the very thing she fought against, Peri abandoned the wealth and privilege of Opti for anonymity riddled with memory gaps and self-doubt. But when a highly addictive drug promises to end her dependency on those who'd use her as a tool for their own success, she must choose to remain broken and vulnerable, or ret

Dec 1, 2016
The motion of puppets - a novel by Donohue, Keith, author. The motion of puppets - a novel

From the bestselling author of The Boy Who Drew Monsters and The Stolen Child comes a modern take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice--a suspenseful tale of romance and enchantment In the Old City of Que´bec, Kay Harper falls in love with a puppet in the window of the Quatre Mains, a toy shop that is never open. She is spending her summer working as an acrobat with the cirque while her husband, Theo, is translating a biography of the pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge. Late one night, Ka

Dec 1, 2016
The moth catcher by Cleeves, Ann, author. The moth catcher

Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters the silence. The owners of a big country house have employed a house-sitter to look after the place while they're away. But he is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley. DI Vera Stanhope arrives on the scene with her detectives Holly and Joe. When they look round the attic of the big house, Vera finds the body of a second man. As Vera is drawn into the claustrophobic world of th

Dec 1, 2016
The most wonderful time by Michaels, Fern, author. The most wonderful time

What goes better with mistletoe and merriment than the sweet beginnings of romance?

Dec 1, 2016
A life well played - my stories by Palmer, Arnold, 1929-2016, author. A life well played - my stories

Wisdom and lessons, from on and off the golf course, by the legendary player Arnold Palmer.

Dec 1, 2016
Last girl before freeway - the life, loves, losses, and liberation of Joan Rivers by Bennetts, Leslie, 1949- author. Last girl before freeway - the life, loves, losses, and liberation of Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life was a dramatic roller-coaster of triumphant highs and devastating lows: the suicide of her husband, her feud with Johnny Carson, her estrangement from her daughter, her many plastic surgeries, her ferocious ambition and her massive insecurities. But Rivers' career was also hugely significant in American cultural

Dec 1, 2016
Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins - (my A-Z index) by Griffin, Kathy, 1960- author. Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins - (my A-Z index)

From the number one New York Times best selling author Kathy Griffin, an A-Z compendium of the celebrities she's met over the years and the outrageous, charming, and sometimes bizarre anecdotes only she can tell about them.

Dec 1, 2016
Karolina's twins by Balson, Ronald H., author. Karolina's twins

From the author of Once we were brothers comes a saga inspired by true events of a Holocaust survivor's quest to fulfill a promise, return to Poland, and find two sisters lost during World War II.

Dec 1, 2016
Just getting started by Bennett, Tony, 1926- author. Just getting started

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his next book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons he has learned over the years. Now, he pays homage to the remarkable people who inspired those lessons.

Dec 1, 2016
Inheriting Edith - a novel by Fishman, Zoe, author. Inheriting Edith - a novel

For years, Maggie Sheets has been an invisible hand in the glittering homes of wealthy New York City clients, scrubbing, dusting, mopping, and doing all she can to keep her head above water as a single mother. Everything changes when a former employer dies leaving Maggie a staggering inheritance. A house in Sag Harbor. The catch? It comes with an inhabitant: The deceased's eighty-two-year old mother Edith.

Dec 1, 2016
Hot milk - a novel by Levy, Deborah, author. Hot milk - a novel

A profound exploration of the sting of sexuality, of unspoken female rage, of myth and modernity, the lure of hypochondria and big pharma, and, above all, the value of experimenting with life; of being curious, bewildered, and vitally alive to the world.

Dec 1, 2016
The Gustav Sonata - a novel by Tremain, Rose, author. The Gustav Sonata - a novel

Moving between the 1930s and the 1990s, this fierce and beautifully orchestrated story explores the vast human issues of racism and tolerance, flight and refuge, cruelty and tenderness. It is a powerful and deeply moving addition to the beloved oeuvre of one of our greatest contemporary novelists.

Dec 1, 2016
Falling over sideways by Sonnenblick, Jordan, author. Falling over sideways

Claire's life is a joke, but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, Ryder, who's just as bad, if not worse. And at home, nobody's really listening to her, if anything; they seem to be more in on the joke than she is.

Dec 1, 2016
The fall guy a novel by Lasdun, James. The fall guy a novel

In this taut psychological thriller, a couple and their houseguest find themselves caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge.

Dec 1, 2016
Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon by Echoes of Sherlock Holmes - stories inspired by the Holmes canon

A brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Leslie Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science fiction. All of these ta

Dec 1, 2016
Death's end - remembrance of Earth's past by Liu, Cixin. Death's end - remembrance of Earth's past

Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing daily and the Trisolarans adopting Earth culture, it seems that the two civilizations will soon be able to co-exist peacefully as equals without the terrible threat of mutually assured annihilation. The peace, however, has also made humanity complacent.

Dec 1, 2016
The confident parent - a pediatrician's guide to caring for your little one -- without losing your joy, your mind, or yourself by Scott, Jane, author. The confident parent - a pediatrician's guide to caring for your little one -- without losing your joy, your mind, or yourself

We've all heard the complaint from parents: They're more overwhelmed than ever before - juggling demands on their time as well as conflicting advice from family, friends, frenemies, and 'experts' on how to achieve parental perfection -or risk jeopardizing their little one's future happiness. Pediatrician Jane Scott has seen this parental anxiety up close, and in&#x00A0%x;The Confident Parent&#x00A0%x;she shares advice on how to cut through the confusion, dial down the insecurities and unhelpful

Dec 1, 2016
Blackballed - the black and white politics of race on America's campuses by Ross, Lawrence C., author. Blackballed - the black and white politics of race on America's campuses

An explosive and controversial book that rips the veil off America's hidden secret: America's colleges have fostered a racist environment that makes them a hostile space for African American students. Lawrence Ross exposes the white fraternity and sorority system, with traditions of racist parties, songs, and assaults on black students; and the universities themselves, who name campus buildings after racist men and women. It also takes a deep dive into anti-affirmative action policies, and how t

Dec 1, 2016
The betrayed fiancée by Brunstetter, Wanda E., author. The betrayed fiancée

"Kristi Palmer thought Joel Byler was the man she would marry, until she suddenly learns he has been hiding a lot from her. He never told her about growing up Amish, but the bigger problem is that he rebelled from all that was good in his upbringing and has put his selfish desires first. Now he has stolen money from their joint account, and she is done with the relationship. Can trust broken ever be mended?" --

Dec 1, 2016
Because I'm watching by Dodd, Christina, author. Because I'm watching

The survivor of a college dorm massacre, a woman accused of her lover's murder, Madeline Hewitson is haunted by ghosts and tormented by a killer only she can see. At night, she works, writing and drawing the monster that slithers through her imagination, and living in fear of those moments when the doors of her mind unhinge and her nightmare lives in the daylight.

Dec 1, 2016
Another day in the death of America - a chronicle of ten short lives by Younge, Gary, author. Another day in the death of America - a chronicle of ten short lives

On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in the United States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's ex-boyfriend on his doorstep in Ohio, to Pedro Dado Cortez (16), shot by an enemy gang on a street corner

Dec 1, 2016
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer - a novella by Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. And every morning the way home gets longer and longer - a novella

Grandpa and Noah are sitting on a bench in a square that keeps getting smaller every day. The square is strange but also familiar, full of the odds and ends that have made up their lives: Grandpa's work desk, the stuffed dragon that Grandpa once gave to Noah, the sweet-smelling hyacinths that Grandma loved to grow in her garden.

Dec 1, 2016
When all the girls have gone by Krentz, Jayne Ann, author. When all the girls have gone

When Charlotte Sawyer is unable to contact her stepsister, Jocelyn, to tell her that one of her closest friends was found dead, she discovers that Jocelyn has vanished. Beautiful, brilliant, and reckless, Jocelyn has gone off the grid before, but never like this. In a desperate effort to find her, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI who recently moved to Seattle after his previous career as a criminal profiler went down in flames; literally. Burned out, divorced and almost br

Dec 2, 2016
Someone to love by Balogh, Mary, author. Someone to love

"Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of everyone in his family--including the daughter no one knew he had ... Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath, knowing nothing of the family she came from. Now she discovers that the late Earl of Riverdale was her father and that she has inherited his fortune. She is also overjoyed to learn she has siblings. However, they want nothing to do with her or her attem

Dec 2, 2016
The undoing of Saint Silvanus by Moore, Beth, 1957- author. The undoing of Saint Silvanus

Only God knew why Jillian Slater agreed to return to New Orleans on the news that her father had finally drunk himself to death. It's not like they were close. She hadn't seen him, or her grandmother in almost twenty years. When Adella Atwater, the manager of her grandmother's apartment house, called and said Jillian's expenses would be paid if she'd fly in for the burial, a free trip to New Orleans was too intriguing to resist. What Adella didn't tell her was that the apartment house wasn't a h

Dec 5, 2016
A torch kept lit - great lives of the twentieth century by Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008. A torch kept lit - great lives of the twentieth century

A collection of the very best eulogies located in Buckley's vast archive of published works, those remembering the most consequential lives, the most famous to today's listeners, those who loomed largest in the conservative movement, the most accomplished in the literary world, the most mysterious, and those most dear to Buckley.

Dec 5, 2016
Stars over Sunset Boulevard by Meissner, Susan, 1961- Stars over Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than any classic movie.

Dec 5, 2016
The sellout - a novel by Beatty, Paul. The sellout - a novel

A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality; the black Chinese restaurant.

Dec 5, 2016
Saving Red by Sones, Sonya, author. Saving Red

Right before winter break, fourteen-year-old Molly Rosenberg reluctantly volunteers to participate in Santa Monica's annual homeless count, just to get her school's community service requirement out of the way. But when she ends up meeting Red, a spirited homeless girl only a few years older than she is, Molly makes it her mission to reunite her with her family in time for Christmas. This turns out to be extremely difficult, because Red refuses to talk about her past. There are things Molly won'

Dec 5, 2016
Sachiko - a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story by Stelson, Caren Barzelay, author. Sachiko - a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story

The true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945 and the heartbreaking and lifelong aftermath.

Dec 5, 2016
Presence - bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges by Cuddy, Amy Joy Casselberry, 1972- author, narrator. Presence - bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

Harvard psychologist and TED star Amy Cuddy reveals how to unleash your boldest self to heighten your confidence, influence others, and perform at your peak. Filled with stories of people facing challenges from job interviews to asking someone out; scientific research on how our bodies change our minds; and strategies like power posing, "Presence" is a must-read for anyone yearning to project their true power.

Dec 5, 2016
The missing will - Amish millionaire, part 4 of 6 by Brunstetter, Wanda E., author. The missing will - Amish millionaire, part 4 of 6

Set in Ohio's Holmes County, the Brunstetters introduce a unique Amish family to their fans. A family in turmoil after the death of their patriarch. The Byler family is on a hunt for the father's will, while relations continue to deteriorate among the siblings and between Joel and his fiance´e . Joel is desperate for closure of his father's estate--but how far is he willing to go in order to restore the chaotic turn his life has taken? Will his quest ignore the needs of those closest to him?

Dec 5, 2016
Jess, Chunk, and the road trip to infinity by Clark, Kristin Elizabeth, author. Jess, Chunk, and the road trip to infinity

The last time Jess saw her father, she was a boy. Now she's a high school graduate, soon to be on her way to art school. But first she has some unfinished business with her dad. So she's driving halfway across the country to his wedding. He happens to be marrying her mom's ex-best friend. It's not like Jess wasn't invited; she was. She just never told anyone she was coming. Surprise! Luckily, Jess isn't making this trip alone. Her best friend, Christophe--nicknamed Chunk--is joining her. Along t

Dec 5, 2016
The Guineveres - a novel by Domet, Sarah, author. The Guineveres - a novel

Four girls, each named Guinevere, are abandoned by their parents at a convent to be raised by nuns. Vere, Gwen, Ginny, and Win come to the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration convent by different paths. Each has her own complicated, heartbreaking story that she safeguards. And while they may share the same name, they couldn't be more different. Gwen is all Hollywood glamour and swagger; Ginny is a budding artiste with a sentiment to match; Win's tough bravado isn't even skin deep; and Vere is the o

Dec 5, 2016
Guilty as sin - uncovering new evidence of corruption and how Hillary Clinton and the Democrats derailed the FBI investigation by Klein, Edward, 1936- author. Guilty as sin - uncovering new evidence of corruption and how Hillary Clinton and the Democrats derailed the FBI investigation

Edward Klein uncovers the real story behind Hillary's email scandals and the dirty political games that have kept her one step ahead of the law. Klein reveals what the FBI's team of 150+ investigators really found on Clinton's server. How Comey originally threatened to resign over White House attempts to intervene in the investigation, and his secret plan to go around the Justice Department if needed. How an unprecedented Congressional investigation during an election year is uncovering new shoc

Dec 5, 2016
The English son - Amish millionaire, part 1 of 6 by Brunstetter, Wanda E., author. The English son - Amish millionaire, part 1 of 6

When Joel Byler turned eighteen, he left his Amish roots. But living the good life out in the world requires money, and he finds himself going back home to ask his wealthy and eccentric father for a cash loan--again. How many times can Joel expect to be welcomed back before his father's patience with him wears thin?

Dec 5, 2016
The Daily Show (the audiobook) - an oral history as told by Jon Stewart, the correspondents, staff and guests by Smith, Chris. The Daily Show (the audiobook) - an oral history as told by Jon Stewart, the correspondents, staff and guests

For sixteen years, this program was a game changer in television, blurring the line between opinionated news reportage and comedy. It launched careers, lampooned legions of public figures and garnered eighteen Emmys. Now the fascinating behind the scenes antics, controversies and relationships will be chronicled by legendary host Jon Stewart and the players themselves.

Dec 5, 2016
Children of Eden - a novel by Graceffa, Joey, 1991- author. Children of Eden - a novel

Rowan is a Second Child in a world where population control measures make her an outlaw, marked for death. She can never go to school, make friends, or get the eye implants that will mark her as a true member of Eden. Her kaleidoscope eyes will give her away to the ruthless Center government. As an illegal Second Child, Rowan has been hidden away in her family's compound for sixteen years. Now, restless and desperate to see the world, she recklessly escapes for what she swears will be only one n

Dec 5, 2016
Carousel Court - a novel by McGinniss, Joe, 1970- author. Carousel Court - a novel

Nick and Phoebe Maguire are a young couple with big dreams who move across the country to Southern California in search of a fresh start for themselves and their infant son following a devastating trauma. But they move at the worst possible time, into an economic crisis that spares few. Instead of landing in a beachside property, strolling the organic food aisles, and selecting private preschools, Nick and Phoebe find themselves living in the dark heart of foreclosure alley, surrounded by neighb

Dec 5, 2016
At the sign of triumph by Weber, David, 1952- author. At the sign of triumph

The Church of God Awaiting's triumph over Charis was inevtiable. But, Charis had something far more powerful than simple numbers. It had a king, a crown prince, and a navy prepared to die where they stood in its defense. So after eight years of war, it is not Charis but the Church that stand upon the brink of defeat. All of Safehold is posed for the final battle between those who believe in freedom and those who would crush it forever.

Dec 5, 2016
Arcanum unbounded - the Cosmere collection by Sanderson, Brandon. Arcanum unbounded - the Cosmere collection

A collection of stories and novellas including tales from the Reckoners world, the Stormlight Archive, and from the best selling Mistborn universe.

Dec 5, 2016
The whole town's talking - a novel by Flagg, Fannie, author. The whole town's talking - a novel

"Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening out at the cemetery. 'Still Meadows, ' as it's called, is anything but still. Tells a surprising story of life, afterlife, and the mysterious goings-on of ordinary people"--Amazon.com.

Dec 6, 2016
Talking as fast as I can - from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, (and everything in between) by Graham, Lauren, 1967- Talking as fast as I can - from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, (and everything in between)

In her first work of nonfiction, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls--the first and second time--and shares stories about life, love, and working in Hollywood. This collection of essays is written in the intimate, hilarious, and down-to earth voice that made her novel, Someday someday maybe, a New York Times bestseller.

Dec 6, 2016
Swing time by Smith, Zadie. Swing time

Dec 6, 2016
The princess diarist by Fisher, Carrie. The princess diarist

Dec 6, 2016
Prince Lestat and the realms of Atlantis by Rice, Anne, 1941- author. Prince Lestat and the realms of Atlantis

"From Anne Rice, conjurer of the beloved best sellers Interview with the Vampire and Prince Lestat, an ambitious and exhilarating new novel of utopian vision and power "In my dreams, I saw a city fall into the sea. I heard the cries of thousands. I saw flames that outshone the lamps of heaven. And all the world was shaken."--Anne Rice, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis At the novel's center: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, inspirer, irresistible force, irrepressible spirit,

Dec 6, 2016