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When Breath Becomes Air by Kalanithi, Paul.

When Breath Becomes Air

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air, which features a Foreword by Dr. Abraham Verghese and an Epilogue by Kalanithi's wife, Lucy, chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a na

Feb 8, 2016
A reluctant bride by Fuller, Kathleen.

A reluctant bride

Sadie Schrock swore that she would never marry. All of her other Amish friends could court and marry; she was content to manage the family business and eventually take it over when her parents were ready to retire. But all of that changes when a reckless driver kills both of her parents and seriously injures her younger sister. With mounting hospital bills adding to the pile of debt her parents left behind, Sadie is left with no choice: she must marry. And not just any man - the man who saw her

Feb 8, 2016
The swans of Fifth Avenue a novel by Benjamin, Melanie, 1962-

The swans of Fifth Avenue a novel

From the bestselling author of "The Aviator's Wife" comes an enthralling new novel about Truman Capote's scandalous, headline-making, and heart-wrenching friendship with Babe Paley and New York's society swans of the 1950s. Replete with gossip, scandal, betrayal, and a vibrant cast of real-life supporting characters, readers will be seduced by this startling new look at the infamous society swans. Print run 100,000.

Feb 8, 2016
The animals - a novel by Kiefer, Christian, 1971- author.

The animals - a novel

Bill Reed manages a wildlife sanctuary in rural Idaho, caring for injured animals--raptors, a wolf, and his beloved bear, Majer, among them--that are unable to survive in the wild. Seemingly rid of his troubled past, Bill hopes to marry the local veterinarian and live a quiet life together, the promise of which is threatened when a childhood friend is released from prison. Suddenly forced to confront the secrets of his criminal youth, Bill battles fiercely to preserve the shelter that protects t

Feb 11, 2016
A deceptive clarity - a Chris Norgren mystery by Elkins, Aaron J., author

A deceptive clarity - a Chris Norgren mystery

Chris Norgren, museum curator and Renaissance art expert, heads to Berlin to assist in mounting a sensational exhibit: The Plundered Past, twenty priceless Old Masters looted by the Nazis, thought for decades to be lost forever, and only recently rediscovered. But things quickly get out of hand when Chris's patrician, fastidious boss, after smelling a forgery in the lot, turns up dead.

Feb 11, 2016
Cup of gold - a life of Sir Henry Morgan, buccaneer, with occasional reference to history by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968, author

Cup of gold - a life of Sir Henry Morgan, buccaneer, with occasional reference to history

From the mid-1650s through the 1660s, Henry Morgan, a pirate and outlaw of legendary viciousness, ruled the Spanish Main. He ravaged the coasts of Cuba and America, striking terror wherever he went. Morgan was obsessive. He had two driving ambitions: to possess the beautiful woman called La Santa Roja and to conquer Panama, the "cup of gold."

Feb 11, 2016
The new Jim Crow - mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness by Alexander, Michelle. author

The new Jim Crow - mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largely on race.

Feb 11, 2016
Great tales from English history. Chaucer to the Glorious Revolution by Lacey, Robert, historian, author

Great tales from English history. Chaucer to the Glorious Revolution

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Feb 11, 2016
A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery by Elkins, Aaron J., author

A glancing light - a Chris Norgren mystery

Mild-mannered and law-abiding, Chris Norgren, curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art at the Seattle Art Museum, is an unlikely undercover investigator, but when a priceless Rubens portrait is discovered in a shipment of 'authentic reproductions' in a local warehouse, Chris is pressed into service to find out how it got there.

Feb 11, 2016
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy - the quandary phase by

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy - the quandary phase

The Earth has miraculously reappeared and, even more miraculously, Arthur Dent has found it. Returning to his cottage after ages, he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. But Ford Prefect is on to something which might well burst Arthur's bubble. There is, after all, something very fishy about his girlfriend's feet, and what has happened to the dolphins? Perhaps, at last, all will be revealed in God's Last Message to His Creation ...

Feb 11, 2016
Great tales from English history. Cheddar man to the peasant's revolt by Lacey, Robert, historian, author

Great tales from English history. Cheddar man to the peasant's revolt

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Feb 11, 2016
A new hope by Carr, Robyn, author.

A new hope

Starting over in a small town after the tragic loss of her child, florist Ginger Dysart begins working on a big family wedding before forging a friendship that evolves into something more.

Feb 11, 2016
Loot - a novel by Elkins, Aaron J., author

Loot - a novel

Revere must travel back to the grand cities of Europe to unravel the tangled history of the lost truck and its treasures before fifty years of hatred, greed, and retribution catch up with him.

Feb 11, 2016
I crawl through it by King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970- author, narrator.

I crawl through it

Four teenagers are on the verge of exploding. The anxieties they face at every turn have nearly pushed them to the point of surrender: senseless high-stakes testing, the lingering damage of past trauma, the buried grief and guilt of tragic loss. They are desperate to cope, but no one is listening.So they will lie, they will split in two, they will turn inside out, they will even build an invisible helicopter to fly themselves far away ... but nothing releases the pressure. Because, as they disco

Feb 11, 2016
Thin ice - a novel by Hannon, Irene. author

Thin ice - a novel

FBI Special Agent Lance McGregor, a former Delta Force operator, is assigned to the case when Christy Reed receives mail claiming her sister is still alive. She believed Ginny died in a house fire, so if she is still alive, who is the woman buried in her grave and is Christy a pawn or a target?

Feb 11, 2016
When love returns - a novel by Sawyer, Kim Vogel, author

When love returns - a novel

When Suzanne returns to the Old Order Mennonite community from which she was sent away as a pregnant teenager, she rebuilds relationships with family and the father of her biological daughter, while her adopted daughter seeks out her own birth parents.

Feb 11, 2016
Breakdown by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Breakdown

Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son, Ovid. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily committed after a bizarre psychotic episode. Shortly after Zelda's release, an already sad situation turns tragic when she is discovered dead on the grounds of a palatial Bel Air estate. Having experienced more than enough of L.A.'s dark side to recognize the scent of

Feb 12, 2016
Murder in the paperback parlor - a book retreat mystery by Adams, Ellery, author.

Murder in the paperback parlor - a book retreat mystery

"With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed. Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It's up to Jane, with the help

Feb 13, 2016
Remembrance - a mediator novel by Cabot, Meg, author.

Remembrance - a mediator novel

Fifteen years after the release of the first Mediator novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot returns with a deliciously sexy new entry to a fan-favorite series. Suze Simon-all grown up and engaged to her once-ghostly soulmate-faces a vengeful spirit and an old enemy bent on ending Suze's wedded bliss before it begins.You can take the boy out of the darkness. But you can't take the darkness out of the boy.

Feb 13, 2016
Salt to the sea by Sepetys, Ruta.

Salt to the sea

"As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull"--

Feb 13, 2016