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Beyond the ice limit - a Gideon Crew novel by Preston, Douglas J., author.

Beyond the ice limit - a Gideon Crew novel

That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now ... With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when

May 23, 2016
Connect - how companies succeed by engaging radically with society by Browne, John, 1948- author.

Connect - how companies succeed by engaging radically with society

"Despite the indispensable role business plays in advancing mankind's quality of life, it has never enjoyed a truly harmonious relationship with society. This summary explores the recurring rift between business and society and reveals ways in which "companies can prosper by connecting with the world around them." It shows that the value of "radical connection" amounts to 30 percent of corporate earnings. And, the shares of companies that connect outperform those of competitors by 2 percent co

May 23, 2016
The rainbow comes and goes - a mother and son talk about life, love, and loss by Cooper, Anderson, author

The rainbow comes and goes - a mother and son talk about life, love, and loss

Anderson Cooper's intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS' 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill, he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had before, a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other.

May 23, 2016
Profit from the positive - proven leadership strategies to boost productivity and transform your business by Greenberg, Margaret H., author

Profit from the positive - proven leadership strategies to boost productivity and transform your business

"Summary Description: Positive psychology is the study of what contributes to excellence in individuals, communities, and workplaces. It addresses the challenges of productivity, resilience, motivation, emotions, strengths, team dynamics, and more. While the body of research from the field of positive psychology has been growing, figuring out how to apply these findings in business has been a challenge. In Profit from the Positive, two renowned practitioners share the proven tools and techniques

May 23, 2016
Prayers the devil answers - a novel by McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948- author.

Prayers the devil answers - a novel

Suddenly thrust into the role of primary caretaker for her family following the tragic death of her husband, Ellie Robbins is appointed to serve out his term as sheriff of their rural Tennessee mountain town. The year is 1936, and her role is largely symbolic, except for the one task that only a sheriff can do: execute a convicted prisoner. Soon enough, dark secrets come to light, and Ellie must grapple with small town superstitions and the tenuous ties she shares with a condemned killer as she

May 23, 2016
Love Wins by Cenziper, Debbie.

Love Wins

The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges, and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades, the legalization of same-sex marriage.

May 23, 2016
Love That Boy by Fournier, Ron.

Love That Boy

What parents want for their children - popularity, normalcy, genius -, and what they truly need - grit, empathy, character - are explored by National Journal's Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving but struggling parents.

May 23, 2016
Back from the dead by Walton, Bill, 1952- author.

Back from the dead

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.

May 23, 2016
I woke up dead at the mall by Sheehan, Judy, author.

I woke up dead at the mall

Judy Sheehan's debut young-adult novel is a terrifically fun read that also tackles some of life's-and the afterlife's-big questions.Last night Sarah was a bridesmaid, dressed in a hideous peach gown. Today she wakes up dead at the Mall of America. This is where the universe sends teenagers who were murdered. In fact, most malls are haunted. The living don't notice it, what with all the bright lights, sales, and free samples. The dead just pass through them while finishing up the business of the

May 23, 2016
Haunted destiny by Graham, Heather, author.

Haunted destiny

A historic cruise ship, a haunted ship, the Celtic American Line's Destiny, sets sail from the Port of New Orleans, with a killer on board. He's known as the Archangel Killer because of the way he displays his victims in churches. And how he places a different saint's medallion on each body. No one knows exactly who he is or why he's doing this. Jackson Crow, head of the FBI's Krewe of Hunters, a special unit of paranormal investigators, is assigned to the case, along with local agent Jude McCoy

May 23, 2016
Die Like an Eagle- A Meg Langslow Mystery by Andrews, Donna.

Die Like an Eagle- A Meg Langslow Mystery

The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers the nineteenth book in the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series that mystery readers have come to love.

May 23, 2016
Chase by Patterson, James.

Chase

A man plunges to his death from the roof of a Manhattan hotel. It looks like a suicide, except the victim has someone else's fingerprints and $10,000 in cash. Enter Detective Michael Bennett.

May 23, 2016
Bullseye by Patterson, James.

Bullseye

Caught in the crossfire of a deadly standoff, Detective Michael Bennett must kill, or be killed. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War. As the countries' two Presidents travel to the United Nations to iron out their differences, a fashionable husband and wife team of lethal special ops assassins prowls the streets of Manhattan hunting their prey, a law school professor hiding a scandalous secret.

May 23, 2016
Broken Trust by Griffin, W. E. B..

Broken Trust

Having investigated his share of gruesome murders, Philadelphia homicide Sergeant Matt Payne is beginning to think nothing can shock him, until the case of a young socialite's death lands on his desk. The Camilla Rose Morgan he'd known as a teenager was beautiful and brilliant, how was it possible she'd jumped to her death from her own balcony? Reputations are on the line here, and lives, and if Payne doesn't tread carefully, one of them may be his own.

May 23, 2016
Belgravia by Fellowes, Julian.

Belgravia

On the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, two families meet at the Duchess of Richmond's Ball. From this moment on, their stories will be linked by a secret.

May 23, 2016
Another one goes tonight by Lovesey, Peter

Another one goes tonight

May 23, 2016
Seven brief lessons on physics by Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- author, narrator

Seven brief lessons on physics

Carlo Rovelli brings a playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, offering surprising--and surprisingly easy to grasp--explanations of Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and int

May 23, 2016
The relic master - a novel by Buckley, Christopher, 1952- author.

The relic master - a novel

The year is 1517 and a relic hunter and his two most important patrons conspire to manufacture a shroud to sell to the an unsuspecting noble.

May 23, 2016
The power of vulnerability - teachings on authenticity, connection, & courage by Brown, Brené.

The power of vulnerability - teachings on authenticity, connection, & courage

In these sessions, Dr. Brene´ Brown discusses how people generally associate vulnerability with weakness and undesirable emotions such as fear and shame. But vulnerability is also the birthplace of joy, creativity, authenticity, and love. When we open ourselves to being vulnerable, we open ourselves to experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.

May 23, 2016
Patience and Sarah by Miller, Isabel, 1924-1996.

Patience and Sarah

"Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White, an educated painter, and Sarah Dowling, a farmer's daughter, whose romantic bond does not sit well with the puritanical New England community in which they live. They choose to live together and love each other freely, even though they know of no precedents for their relationship; they must trust their own instincts and see beyond the disdain of their neighbors."--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide by McDaniels, Darryl 'Dmc'.

Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide

In this riveting memoir, Darryl McDaniels speaks openly about his emotional and psychological struggles and the impact on his life, and addresses the many reasons that led him, and thousands of others, to consider suicide. Some of the factors include, feelings of loneliness, isolation, and alienation, and a lack of understanding and support from friends and family when it's needed most. He also provides essential information on resources for getting help. Revealing how even the most successful p

May 23, 2016
The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R., author.

The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell c

May 23, 2016
Future smart - managing the game-changing trends that will transform your world by Canton, James, author.

Future smart - managing the game-changing trends that will transform your world

"Summary Description:"A forecast of the most important game-changing trends-and how to manage and profit from them to improve your life. We live in a time of complex and radical change. Those that are ill-prepared for the seismic shifts set to occur over the next thirty years will be in for a rough ride. From leading global futurist and advisor James Canton, the acclaimed author of The Extreme Future and Technofutures, comes Future Smart: the essential blueprint on what's coming next. It details

May 23, 2016
Black Widow - forever red by Stohl, Margaret, author.

Black Widow - forever red

Enter the world of the Avengers' iconic master spy Natasha Romanoff is one of the world's most lethal assassins. Trained from a young age in the arts of death and deception, Natasha was given the title of Black Widow by Ivan Somodorov, her brutal teacher at the Red Room, Moscow's infamous academy for operatives. Ava Orlova is just trying to fit in as an average Brooklyn teenager, but her life has been anything but average. The daughter of a missing Russian quantum physicist, Ava was once subject

May 23, 2016
The Muse by Burton, Jessie.

The Muse

A captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women, a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London, and a bohemian woman in 1930s Spain, and the powerful mystery that ties them together.

May 23, 2016
In the clearing by Dugoni, Robert, author.

In the clearing

Detective Tracy Crosswhite has a skill, and a soft spot, for tackling unsolved crimes. Having lost her own sister to murder at a young age, Tracy has dedicated her career to bringing justice and closure to the families and friends of victims of crime. So when Jenny, a former police academy classmate and prote´ge´, asks Tracy to help solve a cold case that involves the suspicious suicide of a Native American high school girl forty years earlier, Tracy agrees. Following up on evidence Jenny's dete

May 23, 2016
A tyranny of petticoats - 15 stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls by

A tyranny of petticoats - 15 stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls

From an impressive sisterhood of YA writers comes an edge-of-your-seat anthology of historical fiction and fantasy featuring a diverse array of daring heroines.

May 23, 2016
Troublemaker - a novel by Howard, Linda, 1950- author.

Troublemaker - a novel

For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he's ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who's after the members of his elite squad--and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he's determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar i

May 23, 2016
Valiant ambition - George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution by Philbrick, Nathaniel, author.

Valiant ambition - George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended the war. Four years later, as the book ends, Washington has vanquished his demons and Arnold has fled

May 23, 2016
The sleep revolution - transforming your life, one night at a time by Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos, 1950- author.

The sleep revolution - transforming your life, one night at a time

Arianna Huffington shows how cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises people's health and decision-making and undermines work lives, personal lives, and even sex lives. She explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while people sleep and dream. She takes on the dangerous sleeping pill industry, and all the ways addiction to technology disrupts sleep. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how to get better and more restorati

May 23, 2016
The shift - one nurse, twelve hours, four patients' lives by Brown, Theresa, author.

The shift - one nurse, twelve hours, four patients' lives

In a book as eye-opening as it is riveting, practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day in a hospital's cancer ward. In the span of twelve hours, lives can be lost, life-altering medical treatment decisions made, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. In Brown's skilled hands--as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events--we are given an unpreceden

May 23, 2016
Tell the wind and fire by Brennan, Sarah Rees, author.

Tell the wind and fire

A young girl named Lucie lives in a New York very different from the New York we know: the city is torn between two different kinds of magic, and her family is caught in the middle.

May 23, 2016
The third wave - an entrepreneur's vision of the future by Case, Stephen McConnell, author.

The third wave - an entrepreneur's vision of the future

One of America's most accomplished entrepreneurs -- a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the largest merger in the history of business --shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology.

May 23, 2016
What we find - a novel by Carr, Robyn, author.

What we find - a novel

A Denver neurosurgeon relocates to the small rural town named after her ancestor in the aftermath of a wrongful malpractice suit to recover and reconnect with her estranged father.

May 23, 2016
People pleaser by Tosh, Daniel, 1975- composer, performer.

People pleaser

May 23, 2016
'Til death do us part by Quick, Amanda, author.

'Til death do us part

Calista Langley operates an exclusive introduction agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. Now a dangerously obsessive individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable onle for those in deepest mourning: a black mirror, a funeral wreath, a ring set with black jet stone.

May 23, 2016
Heat and Light by Haigh, Jennifer.

Heat and Light

Depicts a community blessed and cursed by its natural resources. Soaring and ambitious, it zooms from drill rig to shareholders' meeting to the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor to the ruined landscape of the strippins, haunting reminders of Pennsylvania's past energy booms. This is a dispatch from a forgotten America, a work of searing moral clarity from one of the finest writers of her generation, a courageous and necessary book.

May 23, 2016
Dragonmark by Kenyon, Sherrilyn.

Dragonmark

Centuries ago, Illarion was betrayed; a dragon made human against his will, then forced to serve humanity as a dragonmount in their army, and to fight for them in barbaric wars, even while he hated everything about them. Enslaved and separated from everyone he knew and from his own dragon brothers, he was forced into exile in a fey realm where he lost the only thing he ever really loved. Now he has a chance to regain what's been lost, to have the one thing he covets most. But only if he gives up

May 23, 2016
Amazing fantastic incredible - a marvelous memoir by Lee, Stan, 1922- author.

Amazing fantastic incredible - a marvelous memoir

Stan Lee tells the story of his life with the same inimitable wit, energy, and offbeat spirit that he brought to the world of comics. Moving from his impoverished childhood in Manhattan to his early days writing comics, through his military training films during World War II and the rise of the Marvel Empire in the 1960s to the current resurgence in movies.

May 23, 2016
Let the people rule - Theodore Roosevelt and the birth of the presidential primary by Cowan, Geoffrey, author.

Let the people rule - Theodore Roosevelt and the birth of the presidential primary

A portrait of Theodore Roosevelt's controversial 1912 campaign describes how he unsuccessfully challenged close friend William Howard Taft for the nomination, established key practices in primary elections, and created a new political party.

May 23, 2016
Humans, Bow Down by Patterson, James.

Humans, Bow Down

The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices; they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content, following the orders of their soulless leader; they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to lose, Six, a feisty, determined young woman whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a re

May 23, 2016
Risen by Hunt, Angela.

Risen

Epic in scope, yet deeply personal, this novelization offers a unique perspective on the story of the resurrection. Roman Tribune Clavius is assigned by Pilate to keep the radical followers of the recently executed Yeshua from stealing the body and inciting revolution. When the body goes missing despite his precautions, Clavius must hunt it down. His investigation leads him from the halls of Herod Antipas to the Garden of Gethsemane and brings him in touch with believer and doubter alike. But as

May 23, 2016
Our Auntie Rosa- The Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and Lessons by Keys, Sheila McCauley.

Our Auntie Rosa- The Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and Lessons

The family of Rosa Parks share their remembrances of the woman who was not only the mother of the civil rights movement, but a nurturing mother figure to them as well.

May 23, 2016
Freedom by Dugard, Jaycee.

Freedom

In the follow-up to her number one best selling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own.

May 23, 2016
Listen, liberal, or, What ever happened to the party of the people? by Frank, Thomas, 1965- author, narrator.

Listen, liberal, or, What ever happened to the party of the people?

An audiobook that asks: what's the matter with Democrats? With his trademark sardonic wit and lacerating logic, Thomas Frank lays bare the essence of the Democratic Party's philosophy and how it has changed over the years. A form of corporate and cultural elitism has largely eclipsed the party's old working-class commitment, he finds. For certain favored groups, this has meant prosperity. But for the nation as a whole, it is a one-way ticket into the abyss of inequality. In this critical electio

May 23, 2016
Pretty Happy by Hudson, Kate.

Pretty Happy

Actress and fitness icon Kate Hudson shares her insights to help every woman become healthy, strong, and beautiful from the inside out.

May 23, 2016
Roses Are Red by Patterson, James.

Roses Are Red

The 'Mastermind' is behind a series of bank robberies famous for their precise demands and explosive impatience. But when Washington, D.C. homicide detective Alex Cross gets involved, he discovers that this demented criminal has devised a plan far more dangerous and destructive than kidnappings or burglaries.

May 23, 2016
The Crown's Game by Skye, Evelyn.

The Crown's Game

A thrilling and atmospheric historical fantasy set in Imperial Russia about two teenagers who must compete for the right to become the Imperial Enchanter, or die in the process.

May 23, 2016
The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism by Baptist, Edward E., author.

The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism

In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution. As Baptist argues, this frenz

May 23, 2016
Great work - how to make a difference people love by Sturt, David, author.

Great work - how to make a difference people love

"Summary Description: Everyone is capable of doing great work. But not everyone does. We've long been told that our ability to succeed depends on our IQ, talent, education level, gender, job title, or when and where we were born. But innovation can come from anyone, anywhere - especially you... With insights from the largest-ever study of award-winning work, this summary reveals five practical skills that will help you ideate, innovate, and deliver work that gets noticed and appreciated." -- bac

May 23, 2016
Everyone brave is forgiven by Cleave, Chris, author.

Everyone brave is forgiven

London, 1939. The day war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up. Tom Shaw decides to ignore the war, until he learns his roommate Alistair Heath has unexpectedly enlisted. Then the conflict can no longer be avoided. Young, bright, and brave, Mary is certain she'd be a marvelous spy. When she is, bewilderingly, made a teacher, she finds herself defying prejudice to protect the children her country would rather forget. Tom, meanwh

May 23, 2016
The dogs of Littlefield - a novel by Berne, Suzanne, author.

The dogs of Littlefield - a novel

Dr. Clarice Watkins, a sociologist studying what makes "a good quality of life," arrives in the seemingly perfect town of Littlefield, Massachusetts, as someone begins poisoning the local dogs.

May 23, 2016
Disrupted - my misadventure in the start-up bubble by Lyons, Daniel, 1960- author.

Disrupted - my misadventure in the start-up bubble

For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a leading tech journalist, until the Friday his Newsweek boss called. His job? Gone. Fifty years old with two young kids, Lyons was, in a word, screwed. Then an idea hit. For years he'd seen people strike gold in the start-up boom. Why not him? One tech company, flush with $100 million, offered a pile of stock options. What could go wrong?

May 23, 2016
Death at breakfast by Gutcheon, Beth Richardson, author.

Death at breakfast

The first entry in a stylish and witty mystery series featuring a pair of unlikely investigators, a shrewd novel of manners with a dark heart of murder at its center, set in small town New England.

May 23, 2016
The crown by Cass, Kiera, author.

The crown

Eadlyn didn't think she would find a real partner among the Selection's thirty-five suitors, let alone true love. Sometimes the heart has a way of surprising, and now Eadlyn must make a choice that feels more difficult, and more important, than she ever expected.

May 23, 2016
A country road, a tree - a novel by Baker, Jo.

A country road, a tree - a novel

"From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a stunning new novel that follows an unnamed writer--Samuel Beckett--whose life and extraordinary literary gift are permanently shaped in the forge of war. When war breaks out in Europe in 1939, a young, unknown writer journeys from his home in neutral Ireland to conflict-ridden Paris and is drawn into the maelstrom. With him we experience the hardships yet stubborn vibrancy at the heart of Europe during the Nazis' rise to power; his friendships with J

May 23, 2016
Bucky F*cking Dent by Duchovny, David, author, narrator.

Bucky F*cking Dent

A story of the bond between fathers and sons, Yankee fans and the Fenway faithful, and grapples with the urgent need to find our story in an age of irony and artifice. When Ted hears the news that his estranged father Marty is dying of lung cancer, he immediately moves back into his childhood home, where a whirlwind of revelations ensues.

May 23, 2016
Boar Island by Barr, Nevada, author.

Boar Island

Anna Pigeon, in her career as a National Park Service Ranger, has had to deal with all manner of crimes and misdemeanors, but cyber-bullying and stalking is a new one. The target is Elizabeth, the adopted teenage daughter of her friend Heath Jarrod. Elizabeth is driven to despair by the disgusting rumors spreading online and bullying texts. Until, one day, Heath finds her daughter Elizabeth in the midst of an unsuccessful suicide attempt. And then she calls in the cavalry---her aunt Gwen and her

May 23, 2016
The Angels' Share by Ward, J. R..

The Angels' Share

In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the creme de la creme of high society, just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. Their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder.

May 23, 2016
This is where it ends by Nijkamp, Marieke.

This is where it ends

Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech welcoming the student body to a new semester, they discover that the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting as four teens, each with a personal reason to fear the shooter, tell the tale from separate perspectives.

May 23, 2016
Body in the Wardrobe, The- A Faith Fairchild Mystery by Page, Katherine Hall.

Body in the Wardrobe, The- A Faith Fairchild Mystery

Attorney Sophie Maxwell has come to Savannah to be with her new husband. But when she finds a dead body, she must team up with her friend Faith Fairchild to unmask a killer.

May 23, 2016
The Secret War by Hastings, Max.

The Secret War

From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, comes a sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II - intelligence - showing how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, and Japan influenced the course of the war and its final outcome. Spies, codes, and guerrillas played unprecedentedly critical roles in the Second World War, exploited by every nati

May 23, 2016
The Swarm by Card, Orson Scott.

The Swarm

The first invasion of Earth was beaten back by a coalition of corporate and international military forces, and the Chinese army. China has been devastated by the Formic's initial efforts to eradicate Earth life forms and prepare the ground for their own settlement. The Scouring of China struck fear into the other nations of the planet; that fear blossomed into drastic action when scientists determined that the single ship that wreaked such damage was merely a scout ship. There is a mothership ou

May 23, 2016
Sabotage by Bascomb, Neal.

Sabotage

When the Allies discover the plans for the bomb, they agree Vemork must be destroyed. After a British operation fails to stop the Nazis' deadly designs, the task falls to a band of young Norwegian commandos. Armed with little more than skis, explosives, and great courage, they will survive months in the snowy wilderness, elude a huge manhunt, and execute two dangerous missions. The result? The greatest act of sabotage in all of World War II.

May 23, 2016
Books of a Feather- A Bibliophile Mystery by Carlisle, Kate.

Books of a Feather- A Bibliophile Mystery

Brooklyn's latest project is restoring a book about birds, but suddenly the man that commissioned her is found dead. Brooklyn must find answers before things go south.

May 23, 2016
A Certain Age by Williams, Beatriz.

A Certain Age

Full of the glamour, wit and delicious twists that are the hallmarks of Beatriz Williams' fiction and alternating between Sophie's spirited voice and Theresa's vibrant timbre, It is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss's comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby's New York.

May 23, 2016
Harmony House by Sheff, Nic, author.

Harmony House

Jen Noonan's father thinks a move to a new house is the key to salvation, but to everyone who has lived there in that house before, it is a portal to pure horror. After her alcoholic mother's death, Jen's father cracked. He dragged Jen to a dilapidated old manor on the shore of New Jersey to start their new lives, but Jen can tell that the place has an unhappy history. She can feel it the same way she can feel her anger flowing out of her, affecting the world in strange ways she can't explain. B

May 23, 2016
Let's Play Make-Believe by Patterson, James.

Let's Play Make-Believe

Both survivors of the divorce wars, Christy and Martin don't believe in love at first sight and certainly not on a first date. But from the instant they lock eyes, life becomes a sexy, romantic dream come true. That is, until they start playing a strangely intense game of make-believe-a game that's about to go too far.

May 23, 2016
The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel by Smith, Dominic, 1971- author.

The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel

A profound pleasure of being swept into vivid new worlds, worlds peopled by characters so intriguing and real that we can't shake them, even long after the reading's done. Dominic Smith deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course between a rare landscape by a female Dutch painter of the golden age, an inheritor of the work in 1950s Manhattan, and a celebrated art historian who painted a forgery of it in her youth. In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted as a master p

May 23, 2016
The gene - an intimate history by Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.

The gene - an intimate history

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies, a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: what becomes of being human when we learn to 'read' and 'write' our own genetic information?

May 23, 2016
The Flying Circus by Crandall, Susan.

The Flying Circus

An adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across Americas heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very different backgrounds.

May 23, 2016
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Patrick, Phaedra.

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the one-year anniversary of Miriam's death, something changes. Sorting through Miriam's possessions, Arthur finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he's never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey th

May 23, 2016
Devoured by Egan, Sophie.

Devoured

Weaves together insights from the fields of psychology, anthropology, food science, and behavioral economics as well as myriad examples from daily life to create a powerful and unique look at food in America.

May 23, 2016
Eat Fat, Get Thin by Hyman, M. D., Mark.

Eat Fat, Get Thin

A revolutionary new diet program based on the latest science, showing the importance of fat in weight loss and overall health, from number one bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman.

May 23, 2016
Every Exquisite Thing by Quick, Matthew.

Every Exquisite Thing

Nanette O'Hare is an unassuming teen who has played the role of dutiful daughter, hardworking student, and star athlete for as long as she can remember. But when a beloved teacher gives her his worn copy of The Bubblegum Reaper, a mysterious, out-of-print cult classic, the rebel within Nanette awakens. As she befriends the reclusive author, falls in love with a young but troubled poet, and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that rebelli

May 23, 2016
Every Little Step by Brown, Bobby.

Every Little Step

For the first time ever, the bad boy of R&B tells the raw and unvarnished story of his life, from New Edition to Whitney and beyond.

May 23, 2016
How to be a grown-up - a novel by McLaughlin, Emma, author.

How to be a grown-up - a novel

Rory McGovern is entering the ostensible prime of her life when her husband, Blake, loses his dream job and announces he feels like 'taking a break.' Rory was already spread thin and now she is single-parenting two kids. Her only hope is to accept a full-time position working for two full-time twenty-somethings.

May 23, 2016
The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups by Christakis, Erika, author.

The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups

A bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the child's eye view of the learning environment.

May 23, 2016
If I was your girl by Russo, Meredith, author.

If I was your girl

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. Amanda is keeping a secret, and she's determined not to get too close to anyone. When she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, Amanda can't help but start to let him into her life. As they spend more time together, she realizes just how much she is losing by guarding her heart. Because the secret that Amanda's been keeping? It's that at her old school, she used to be Andrew. Will the truth cost Amanda

May 23, 2016
Passenger by Bracken, Alexandra, author.

Passenger

Violin prodigy Etta Spencer had big plans for her future, but a tragedy has put her once-bright career at risk. Closely tied to her musical skill, however, is a mysterious power she doesn't even know she has. When her two talents collide during a stressful performance, Etta is drawn back hundreds of years through time.

May 23, 2016
NPR kitchen moments - celebrating food - radio stories that cook by

NPR kitchen moments - celebrating food - radio stories that cook

An audio feast of unique food stories that can be shared with friends and family.

May 23, 2016
Lost among the living by St. James, Simone, author.

Lost among the living

May 23, 2016
The Lord God made them all by Herriot, James.

The Lord God made them all

Continues the memoirs of Yorkshire veterinarian James Herriot, as life for Herriot, his wife, and two children gets back to normal after World War II.

May 23, 2016
The longevity book - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time by Diaz, Cameron, author, narrator.

The longevity book  - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

A personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.

May 23, 2016
Panacea by Wilson, F. Paul.

Panacea

Medical examiner Laura Hanning has two charred corpses and no answers. Both bear a mysterious tattoo but exhibit no known cause of death. Their only connection to one another is a string of puzzling miracle cures. Her preliminary investigation points to a cult in the possession of the fabled panacea, the substance that can cure all ills, but that's impossible. Laura finds herself unknowingly enmeshed in an ancient conflict between the secretive keepers of the panacea and the equally secretive an

May 23, 2016
The Outliers by McCreight, Kimberly.

The Outliers

A fast paced teen series where one girl learns that in a world of intrigue, betrayal, and deeply buried secrets, it is vital to trust your instincts.

May 23, 2016
The atonement by Lewis, Beverly, 1949- author.

The atonement

An Amishwoman who has given up hope of marriage seeks to redeem the guilt from her past by volunteering her time in Lancaster County, and a young Englisher interested in the self-sufficiency of the Amish seeks mentorship from her father.

May 23, 2016
Widow-Maker by Doiron, Paul.

Widow-Maker

In this riveting new novel Mike Bowditch is on the trail of a ruthless vigilante amid the snow-covered mountains of Maine. After a mysterious woman gives Mike Bowditch disturbing news, the game warden goes looking for a family secret in a Maine ski town and discovers a vigilante who seems to be targeting sex offenders.

May 23, 2016
White Trash by Isenberg, Nancy.

White Trash

Nancy Isenberg upends assumptions about America's supposedly class-free society. Poor whites were central to the rise of the Republican Party in the early nineteenth century, and the Civil War itself was fought over class issues nearly as much as it was fought over slavery. Reconstruction pitted poor white trash against newly freed slaves, which factored in the rise of eugenics. These poor were at the heart of New Deal reforms and LBJ's Great Society.

May 23, 2016
You Know Me Well by Levithan, David.

You Know Me Well

Mark and Kate have sat next to each other for an entire year, but have never spoken. For whatever reason, their paths outside of class have never crossed. That is until Kate spots Mark miles away from home, out in the city for a wild, unexpected night. Kate is lost, having just run away from a chance to finally meet the girl she has been in love with from afar. Mark, meanwhile, is in love with his best friend Ryan, who may or may not feel the same way. When Kate and Mark meet up, little do they

May 23, 2016
Eat dirt - why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it by Axe, Josh, author.

Eat dirt - why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

Doctor of Natural Medicine and wellness authority Dr. Josh Axe delivers a groundbreaking, indispensable guide for understanding, diagnosing, and treating one of the most discussed yet little-understood health conditions: leaky gut syndrome.

May 23, 2016
A buccaneer at heart by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

A buccaneer at heart

Robert is the second-eldest Frobisher brother and is summoned to follow up on the secret mission started by his brother Declan. Arriving at the west African seaport settlement, he meets Aileen, who is determined to find her cousin who disappeared along with the other missing people Robert has been sent to find. Naturally, their paths cross. Robert knows how dangerous prying into this mystery is. Other than Declan, everyone else who has investigated has disappeared too. And he feels duty-bound to

May 23, 2016
Truly Madly Guilty by Moriarty, Liane.

Truly Madly Guilty

May 23, 2016
The waters of eternal youth by Leon, Donna, author.

The waters of eternal youth

Hired to investigate a suspicious near-drowning that left a girl permanently brain damaged years earlier, Brunetti struggles to determine if a crime was actually committed, in a case set against a backdrop of dynamic transitions in contemporary Venice.

May 23, 2016
The year we turned forty - a novel by Fenton, Liz, author.

The year we turned forty - a novel

Three best friends get the chance to return to the year they turned forty, the year that altered all of their lives in ways big and small-and also get the opportunity to change their future.

May 23, 2016
The weekenders - a novel by Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954- author.

The weekenders - a novel

When Riley Griggs is waiting for her husband to arrive at the ferry one Friday afternoon, she is instead served with papers informing her that her island home is being foreclosed. To make matters worse, her husband is nowhere to be found. She turns to her island friends for help and support, but each of them has their own secrets and the clock is ticking as the mystery deepens.

May 23, 2016
The Vegas Diaries by Madison, Holly.

The Vegas Diaries

A comedy of errors, set against the glitz and glamour of the dazzling Vegas strip. Through the wild and crazy experiences on one young woman's quest to have it all, Holly Madison faces her fears, anxieties, and insecurities to discover that her journey to self sufficiency is also her path to healing. Letting go of trying to prove herself to others, She finally gains the courage to confront her past and in the process finds the life and love she deserves.

May 23, 2016
Trains and lovers by McCall Smith, Alexander

Trains and lovers

May 23, 2016
Ted Talks by Anderson, Chris.

Ted Talks

Anderson discovered early on that the key to getting an audience to sit up and pay attention is to condense a presentation into eighteen minutes or less, and to heighten its impact with a powerful narrative. In other words, to tell a terrific story. This is a lively, fun read with great practical application from the man who knows what goes into a great speech.

May 23, 2016
Never Split the Difference by Voss, Chris.

Never Split the Difference

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field tested approach to high stakes negotiations, whether in the boardroom or at home.

May 23, 2016
My Lady Jane by Meadows, Jodi.

My Lady Jane

The comical, fantastical, romantical, (not) entirely true story that coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble steed, and only a passing resemblance to actual history; because sometimes history needs a little help. At sixteen, Lady Jane Grey is about to be married off to a stranger and caught up in a conspiracy to rob her cousin, King Edward,

May 23, 2016
The Lightkeepers by Geni, Abby.

The Lightkeepers

Follow Miranda, a nature photographer who travels to the Farallon Islands, an exotic and dangerous archipelago off the coast of California, for a one-year residency capturing the landscape. Her only companions are the scientists studying there, odd and quirky refugees from the mainland living in rustic conditions.

May 23, 2016
Jane Doe January by Winslow, Emily.

Jane Doe January

A compelling, real life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims.

May 23, 2016
I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Reid, Iain.

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

A man and his girlfriend are on their way to a secluded farm. When the two take an unexpected detour, she is left stranded in a deserted high school, wondering if there is any escape at all. What follows is a twisted unraveling that will haunt you long after the last page is turned.

May 23, 2016
I'm Just a Person by Notaro, Tig.

I'm Just a Person

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.

May 23, 2016
Grit by Duckworth, Angela.

Grit

Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur genius Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success. Rather, other factors can be even more crucial such as identifying passions and following through on commitments. Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently bemoaned her lack of smarts, Duckworth describes her winding path through teaching, business consulting, and neurosci

May 23, 2016
The Good Life by Thurm, Marian.

The Good Life

A chilling portrait of a marriage and the downward spiral of a loving husband and father who has bought a handgun. Stacy and Roger seem to have it all: a wonderful marriage, a luxurious Upper East Side apartment with all the accoutrements of the wealthy, and two endearing young children enrolled in private schools. But what appears to be 'the good life' to their family and friends is not what it seems.

May 23, 2016
Gluten Exposed by Green, Peter H. R..

Gluten Exposed

In this definitive book on gluten, the authors cut through the misinformation, false claims, and widespread confusion over gluten to explain the science behind the current gluten free craze and examine the food, brain, gut triangle to reveal what's really going on in our bodies and our brains.

May 23, 2016
Flawed by Ahern, Cecelia, 1981-, author

Flawed

"In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand"--Provided by publisher.

May 23, 2016
Five presidents - my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Hill, Clint, author.

Five presidents - my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era.

May 23, 2016
First women - the grace and power of America's first ladies by Brower, Kate Andersen, author.

First women - the grace and power of America's first ladies

One of the most underestimated, and challenging, positions in the world, the First Lady of the United States must be many things: an inspiring leader with a forward-thinking agenda of her own; a savvy politician, skilled at navigating the treacherous rapids of Washington; a wife and mother operating under constant scrutiny; and an able CEO responsible for the smooth operation of countless services and special events at the White House. Kate Andersen Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, cand

May 23, 2016
Blood defense by Clark, Marcia, author.

Blood defense

Samantha Brinkman, an ambitious, hard-charging Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, is struggling to make a name for herself and to drag her fledgling practice into the big leagues. Sam lands a high-profile double-murder case in which one of the victims is a beloved TV star, and the defendant is a decorated veteran LAPD detective. It promises to be exactly the kind of media sensation that would establish her as a heavy hitter in the world of criminal law. Though Sam has doubts about his innoce

May 23, 2016
The after party - a novel by DiSclafani, Anton.

The after party - a novel

"From the nationally bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of 1950s Texas socialites and the one irresistible, controversial woman at the bright, hot center of it all. Joan Fortier is the epitome of Texas glamour and the center of the 1950s Houston social scene. Tall, blonde, beautiful, and strong, she dominates the room and the gossip columns. Every man who sees her seems to want her; every woman just wants to be her. But this is a highly ordered world of gar

May 23, 2016
Pax by Pennypacker, Sara, 1951- author.

Pax

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. One day, the unimaginable happens, Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be, with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and di

May 23, 2016
Blood flag - a Paul Madriani novel by Martini, Steve, 1946- author.

Blood flag - a Paul Madriani novel

Defending a client accused of killing her father, attorney Paul Madriani is drawn into a treacherous conspiracy dating to World War II in this enthralling installment in the New York Times bestselling series.

May 23, 2016
Mercy by Palmer, Daniel, 1962- author.

Mercy

After a bad accident, Julie's fiance survived as a quadriplegic who just wanted to die. Without any help to be had, he passes away from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress. In fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death. As Julie investigates similar cases, threats begin to confront her. The more cases Julie discovers, the more the threats escalate until she finds herself accused of

May 23, 2016
Places no one knows by Yovanoff, Brenna, author.

Places no one knows

"Waverly Camdenmar, an overachiever in every way, seems perfect, yet perfection is exhausting. She has not slept in days and then one night she falls asleep and walks into someone else's life. She dream visits a boy she could never be with and is forced to decide what matters most to her"--

May 23, 2016
The second life of Nick Mason by Hamilton, Steve, 1961-

The second life of Nick Mason

"Nick Mason is out of prison. After five years inside, he has just been given the one thing a man facing 25-to-life never gets, a second chance. But it comes at a terrible price. Nick Mason is out of prison, but he's not free. Whenever his cell phone rings, day or night, he must answer it and follow whatever order he is given. It's the deal he made with Darius Cole, a criminal kingpin serving a double-life term who still runs an empire from his prison cell. Forced to commit increasingly more dan

May 23, 2016
Wilde Lake - a novel by Lippman, Laura, 1959- author.

Wilde Lake - a novel

Bestselling author of the acclaimed standalones 'After I'm Gone'; 'I'd Know You Anywhere'; and 'What the Dead Know'; challenges our notions of memory, loyalty, responsibility, and justice in this evocative and psychologically complex story about a long ago death that still haunts a family.

May 23, 2016
Brionne by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988.

Brionne

James Brionne lost his wife and home when the Allard family came for revenge, and even though Brionne took his son west seeking peace and a new life, the Allard family won't quit until Brionne is dead.

May 20, 2016
Highly illogical behavior by Whaley, John Corey, author.

Highly illogical behavior

Agoraphobic sixteen-year-old Solomon has not left his house in three years, but Lisa is determined to change that--and to write a scholarship-winning essay based on the results.

May 20, 2016
Lust and wonder by Burroughs, Augusten, author, narrator.

Lust and wonder

In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he's had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out.

May 19, 2016
Bloodline by Gray, Claudia, author.

Bloodline

A thrilling prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, set roughly six years before the events of the film... "When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory. Now a respected senator, Leia must grapple with the dangers that threaten to cripple the fledgling democracy - from both within and wit

May 19, 2016
The ancient minstrel - novellas by Harrison, Jim, 1937-2016, author.

The ancient minstrel - novellas

New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, adored by both readers and critics. In The Ancient Minstrel, Harrison delivers three novellas that highlight his phenomenal range as a writer, shot through with his trademark wit and keen insight into the human condition. Harrison has tremendous fun with his own reputation in the title novella, about an aging writer in Montana who spars with his estranged wife, with whom he still shares a home; weath

May 19, 2016
American girls - social media and the secret lives of teenagers by Sales, Nancy Jo, author, narrator.

American girls - social media and the secret lives of teenagers

With extraordinary intimacy and precision, Sales captures what it feels like to be a girl in America today. From Montclair to Manhattan and Los Angeles, from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, Sales crisscrossed the country, speaking to more than two hundred girls, ages thirteen to nineteen, and documenting a massive change in the way girls are growing up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and household income. American Girls provides a disturbing portrait of the end of child

May 19, 2016
The blackbirds by Dickey, Eric Jerome, author.

The blackbirds

The romantic stories of four best friends that learn to depend on each other over any man.

May 19, 2016
Best of my love by Mallery, Susan, author.

Best of my love

To overcome her painful past, baker Shelby Gilmore goes on the hunt for a friend, a male friend, to convince her stubborn psyche that men can be trusted. But where in a town as small as Fool's Gold will the petite blonde find a guy willing to not date her? Dark, charming Aidan Mitchell puts the 'adventure' in Mitchell Adventure Tours, and into the beds of his many willing female tourists. Maybe Shelby's boy/girl experiment will help him see women as more than just conquests so he can change his

May 19, 2016
Because of Miss Bridgerton by Quinn, Julia, 1970- author.

Because of Miss Bridgerton

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband, someday. There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he's arrogant, annoying, and she's absolutely certain he detests her. Which is perfectly convenient, as she can't stand the s

May 19, 2016
The girl in the red coat - [a novel] by Hamer, Kate.

The girl in the red coat - [a novel]

Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children's festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident and that she is to live with him for now. As days become weeks with her new family, 8-year-old Carmel realises that this man believes she has a special gift. While her mother desperately tries to find her, Carmel embarks on an extraordinary journey, one that will make her question who she is, and wh

May 19, 2016
The forgetting time by Guskin, Sharon.

The forgetting time

As Noah's single-mother, Janie knows nothing with Noah is ever easy. For Jerome Anderson, life as he knows it has stopped. A deadly diagnosis has made him realize he is approaching the end of his life. Once a shining young star in academia, he threw it all away because of an obsession. He spent his life searching for that something else. And with Noah, he thinks he's found it. Soon Noah, Janie, and Anderson will find themselves knocking on the door of a mother whose son has been missing for eigh

May 19, 2016
Calamity by Sanderson, Brandon, author.

Calamity

David knew Prof's secret, and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. But facing Obliteration in Babilar was too much. Once the Reckoners' leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny. He's disappeared into those murky shadows of menace Epics are infamous for the world over, and everyone knows there's no turning back. But everyone is wrong. Redemption is possible for Epics, Megan proved it. They're not lost. Not completely. And David is just about crazy enou

May 19, 2016
Britt-Marie was here by Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

Britt-Marie was here

Britt-Marie can't stand mess. She eats dinner at precisely the right time and starts her day at six in the morning because only lunatics wake up later than that. And she is not passive-aggressive. Not in the least. It's just that sometimes people interpret her helpful suggestions as criticisms, which is certainly not her intention. But at sixty-three, Britt-Marie has had enough. She finally walks out on her loveless forty-year marriage and finds a job in the only place she can: Borg, a small, de

May 19, 2016
Hamilton the revolution by Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980-

Hamilton the revolution

From Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda comes a backstage pass to his groundbreaking hit musical.

May 19, 2016
Girls and sex by Orenstein, Peggy.

Girls and sex

A generation gap has emerged between parents and their girls. Even in this age of helicopter parenting, the mothers and fathers of tomorrow's women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein goes where most others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important

May 19, 2016
The raven king by Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981- author.

The raven king

All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.

May 19, 2016
The immortal Irishman - the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero by Egan, Timothy, author.

The immortal Irishman - the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero

Places the improbable life of Great Famine orator and revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher against a backdrop of Irish-American history, detailing his leadership during Irish uprisings, service with the Irish Brigade and achievements as the territorial governor of Montana

May 19, 2016
James Herriot's cat stories by Herriot, James.

James Herriot's cat stories

The veterinarian relates tales of cats of farmers, merchants and matrons, cats with definite social graces, and wild, untamed natures, and some cats who became a cherished part of the life of the Herriot family.

May 19, 2016
James Herriot's favorite dog stories by Herriot, James.

James Herriot's favorite dog stories

Presents a collection of stories about dogs that James Herriot came to know through his practice as a veterinary surgeon.

May 19, 2016
Kill 'em and leave - searching for James Brown and the American soul by McBride, James, 1957-

Kill 'em and leave - searching for James Brown and the American soul

A product of the complicated history of the American South, James Brown was a cultural shape-shifter who arguably had the greatest influence of any artist on American popular music. Brown was long a figure of fascination for James McBride, a noted professional musician as well as a writer. When he received a tip that promised to uncover the man behind the myth, McBride set off to follow a trail that revealed the personal, musical, and societal influences that created this immensely troubled, mis

May 19, 2016
War hawk - a Tucker Wayne novel by Rollins, James, 1961- author.

War hawk - a Tucker Wayne novel

While helping a former army colleague, who's on the run from assassins, Tucker Wayne and his military dog, Kane, must stop a psycho trying to commandeer all the resources of modern warfare.

May 19, 2016
The past by Hadley, Tessa, author.

The past

Siblings visit their old home before it's sold and a mix of emotions surface. Three sisters, a brother, and their children assemble at their country house one last time before it is sold. The house is filled with memories of their shared past yet beneath the idyllic surface, hidden passions, devastating secrets, and dangerous hostilities threaten to consume them. Sophisticated and sleek, Roland's new wife arouses his sister' jealousies. Passion erupts where it's least expected, shattering the qu

May 19, 2016
Pax by Pennypacker, Sara.

Pax

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be; with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures an

May 19, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Slow burn by Atkins, Ace, author.

Robert B. Parker's Slow burn

After an apartment fire kills seven people, including two firemen, firefighter Jack McGee is convinced it was arson. McGee takes the case to Spenser who discovers it may just be one fire in a string of arson murders.

May 19, 2016
Something to hide by Moggach, Deborah, author.

Something to hide

Petra's romantic life has always been a car-crash, and even in her sixties she's still capable of getting it disastrously wrong. But then she falls in love with Jeremy, an old chum, visiting from abroad. The fatal catch? Jeremy is her best friend's husband. But just as Petra is beginning to relax into her happy ever after, she finds herself catapulted to West Africa, and to Bev, her best friend who she's been betraying so spectacularly.

May 19, 2016
The strange visitation at Wolffe Hall by Coulter, Catherine, author.

The strange visitation at Wolffe Hall

The year is 1841 and Grayson Sherbrooke, a popular author of gothic paranormal mysteries, lives on the coast of Northern England with his four-year-old-son, Pip. He's asked by a neighboring little girl, P.C., to come to Wolffe Hall because something terrible is threatening her and her mother. She describes the house shaking with terrifying tremors and a huge black hole she calls the Abyss appearing in the entrance hall. She also knows the menace involves her great grandfather, known as The Great

May 19, 2016
Titans - a novel by Meacham, Leila, 1938-

Titans - a novel

Texas in the early 1900s, its inhabitants still traveling by horseback and barely familiar with the telephone, was on the cusp of an oil boom that, unbeknownst to its residents, would spark a period of dramatic changes and economic growth. In the midst of this transformative time in Southern history, two unforgettable characters emerge and find their fates irrevocably intertwined: Samantha Gordon, the privileged heiress to the sprawling Las Tres Lomas cattle ranch near Fort Worth, and Nathan Hol

May 19, 2016
Unstuffed - decluttering your home, mind, and soul by Soukup, Ruth, 1978- author.

Unstuffed - decluttering your home, mind, and soul

Encourages women that a life well lived is not so much about what we have as who we are. When we let go of all the stuff that is filling up our homes, minds, and soul, we are free to become who we really are, and who we are called to be in Christ.

May 19, 2016
The Dogs of Littlefield by Berne, Suzanne.

The Dogs of Littlefield

Littlefield, Massachusetts, named one of the Ten Best Places to Live in America, full of psychologists and college professors, is proud of its fine schools, its girls' soccer teams, its leafy streets, and charming village center. Yet no sooner has sociologist Dr. Clarice Watkins arrived to study the elements of 'good quality of life' than someone begins poisoning the town's dogs. Are the poisonings in protest to an off-leash proposal for Baldwin Park, or the sign of a far deeper disorder?

May 18, 2016
Night and Day by Johansen, Iris.

Night and Day

Protecting Cara Delaney from the enemies who want her dead leads Eve to be their target. It will take everything she has to rescue Cara, and doing so will put that which is dearest to her at risk.

May 18, 2016
Zoo 2 by Patterson, James.

Zoo 2

The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilization-or end it.

May 18, 2016
Among the Wicked by Castillo, Linda.

Among the Wicked

Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. Unable to penetrate the wall of silence between the Amish and English communities, the sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Kate goes deep under cover. In the coming days, she unearths a world built on secrets, a series of shockin

May 18, 2016
America Ascendant by Greenberg, Stanley B..

America Ascendant

The economy is on the move, fueled by revolutions in energy, immigration, innovation, big data, and advanced manufacturing. America's energy independence has set off shockwaves. Just as important are the social transformations that are making the country ever more racially and culturally diverse, younger, and a home to immigrants. While most other countries struggle profoundly with immigration and religious and racial differences, America is on a path to multicultural identity.

May 18, 2016
The Power of Vulnerability by Brown, Ph. D., L.M.S.W., Brene.

The Power of Vulnerability

In our culture, vulnerability has become synonymous with weakness. Yet Dr. Brene Brown has discovered through 12 years of research that vulnerability is not weakness at all, but our strongest connection to our humanity and to each other. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, empathy, creativity, and authenticity, the experiences that bring meaning to our lives, teaches Dr Brown.

May 18, 2016
The Original Argument by Beck, Glenn.

The Original Argument

Glenn Beck revisits the Federalist Papers and reveals how 'the original argument' is still relevant to what is happening in the country today. Here, Beck selects a number of essays that are essential for the interpretation of Constitutional law and presents them in modern English.

May 18, 2016
My struggle, book 5 by Knausgaard, Karl Ove

My struggle, book 5

May 18, 2016
The Loyal Heart by Gray, Shelley Shepard.

The Loyal Heart

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places.

May 18, 2016
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Hammer, Joshua.

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean s Eleven.

May 18, 2016
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by De Waal, Frans.

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal comes this groundbreaking work on animal intelligence. De Waal reviews the rise and fall of the mechanistic view of animals and opens listener's minds to the idea that animal minds are far more intricate and complex than has been assumed. De Waal's landmark work will convince listeners to rethink everything they thought they knew about animal, and human, intelligence.

May 18, 2016
The Black Widow by Silva, Daniel.

The Black Widow

May 18, 2016
The Singles Game by Weisberger, Lauren.

The Singles Game

The new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and Revenge Wears Prada. Now comes a dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court.

May 18, 2016
Blood Defense by Clark, Marcia.

Blood Defense

Samantha Brinkman, an ambitious, hard-charging Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, is struggling to make a name for herself and to drag her fledgling practice into the big leagues. Sam lands a high-profile double-murder case in which one of the victims is a beloved TV star, and the defendant is a decorated veteran LAPD detective. It promises to be exactly the kind of media sensation that would establish her as a heavy hitter in the world of criminal law. Though Sam has doubts about his innoce

May 18, 2016
Daughters of the Bride by Mallery, Susan.

Daughters of the Bride

Three sisters, Courtney, Sienna, and Rachel, are going to the most emotional wedding of the year, thie mother's! Yet with their mother's wedding drawing near, they are all facing their own challenges with their own developing, changing, and broken relationships.

May 18, 2016
The Crown by Cass, Kiera.

The Crown

Eadlyn didn't think she would find a real partner among the Selection's thirty-five suitors, let alone true love. Sometimes the heart has a way of surprising, and now Eadlyn must make a choice that feels more difficult, and more important, than she ever expected.

May 18, 2016
Cross Kill by Patterson, James.

Cross Kill

Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive, a ghost, or something even more sinister?

May 18, 2016
Deadly Fate by Graham, Heather.

Deadly Fate

When Clara Avery, an entertainer working on the Fate, an Alaskan cruise ship, goes to nearby Bear Island, she comes across a scene of bloody mayhem. She also comes across Thor Erikson, who will soon be a member of the FBI's elite paranormal unit, the Krewe of Hunters. Thor and Clara share an unusual skill, the ability to communicate with the dead. Their growing love, and their contact with the ghosts of the victims, brings them together to solve the case, and prevent a deadly fate of their own!

May 18, 2016
White Bone by Pearson, Ridley.

White Bone

When ex-military contractor John Knox receives a text from partner Grace Chu warning that she fears her cover may have been blown while on assignment, he jumps into action. Knox must locate her overseas handlers, convince them of the threat, and then attempt to retrace the well hidden steps of a woman who had been attempting to determine how one million euros' worth of AIDS vaccine disappeared, all while eluding angry poachers on a parallel trail.

May 18, 2016
The Bourne Enigma by Ludlum, Robert.

The Bourne Enigma

Bourne must travel to war torn Syria and then Cyprus as he chases the astonishing truth. The clock is ticking, and Bourne has less than four days to solve Karpov's riddle, and hunt down Borz, if he hopes to prevent a cataclysmic international war.

May 18, 2016
Exit Right by Oppenheimer, Daniel.

Exit Right

Daniel Oppenheimer tells the stories of six major political figures whose journeys away from the left reshaped the contours of American politics in the twentieth century. By going deep into the minds of six apostates - Whittaker Chambers, James Burnham, Ronald Reagan, Norman Podhoretz, David Horowitz, and Christopher Hitchens - Oppenheimer offers an unusually intimate history of the American left and the right's reaction.

May 18, 2016
The Trial by Patterson, James.

The Trial

An accused murderer called Kingfisher is about to go on trial for his life. Or is he? By unleashing unexpected violence on the lawyers, jurors, and police involved in the case, he has paralyzed the city. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm.

May 18, 2016
Ryan's Hand by Meacham, Leila.

Ryan's Hand

May 18, 2016
Little Black Dress by Patterson, James.

Little Black Dress

Magazine editor Jane Avery spends her nights alone with Netflix and Oreos, until the Dress turns her loose. Suddenly she's surrendering to dark desires, and New York City has become her erotic playground. But what began as a fantasy will go too far, and her next conquest could be her last.

May 18, 2016
Let the People Rule by Cowan, Geoffrey.

Let the People Rule

Tells the exhilarating story of the four month campaign that changed American politics forever. Using a trove of newly discovered documents, Cowan takes readers inside the colorful, dramatic, and often mean spirited campaign, describing the political machinations and intrigue and painting indelible portraits of its larger than life characters.

May 18, 2016
The Hopefuls by Close, Jennifer.

The Hopefuls

The story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite.

May 18, 2016
Five Presidents by Hill, Clint.

Five Presidents

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era.

May 18, 2016
Marvel's Black Widow- forever red by Stohl, Margaret

Marvel's Black Widow- forever red

May 17, 2016
The excellent Lombards by Hamilton, Jane, 1957 July 13- author.

The excellent Lombards

"Mary Frances "Frankie" Lombard is fiercely in love with her family's sprawling apple orchard and the tangled web of family members who inhabit it. Content to spend her days planning capers with her brother William, competing with her brainy cousin Amanda, and expertly tending the orchard with her father, Frankie desires nothing more than for the rhythm of life to continue undisturbed. But she cannot help being haunted by the historical fact that some family members end up staying on the farm an

May 17, 2016
Sharp Ends. by Abercrombie, Joe.

Sharp Ends.

May 17, 2016
15th affair by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

15th affair

As she settles into motherhood, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found wedded bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a triple murder at a downtown luxury hotel, Lindsay's life begins to unravel. Before she can track down the woman for questioning, a plane crash plunges San Francisco into chaos and Lindsay's husband Joe vanishes. The deeper she digs, the more Lindsay suspects that Joe shares a secret past with the mystery blonde. Thrown i

May 17, 2016
Before we visit the goddess by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956- author.

Before we visit the goddess

A beautiful, powerful new novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spies about three generations of mothers and daughters who must discover their greatest source of strength in one another--a masterful, brilliant tale of a family both united and torn apart by ambition and love. The daughter of a poor baker in rural Bengal, India, Sabitri yearns to get an education, but her family's situation means college is an impossible dream. Then an influenti

May 17, 2016
Shift by Brown, Theresa

Shift

May 17, 2016
I woke up dead at the mall by Sheehan, Judy

I woke up dead at the mall

May 17, 2016