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The lost landscape - a writer's coming of age by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

The lost landscape - a writer's coming of age

Joyce Carol Oates' vivid chronicle of her hardscrabble childhood in rural western New York State. From memories of her relatives, to those of a charming bond with a special red hen on her family farm; from her first friendships to her earliest experiences with death, this is a powerful evocation of the romance of childhood, and its indelible influence on the woman and the writer she would become.

Oct 8, 2015
The aeronaut's windlass by Butcher, Jim, 1971-

The aeronaut's windlass

Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls, aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace.

Oct 8, 2015
Destiny and power by Meacham, Jon

Destiny and power

Oct 7, 2015
Did you ever have a family - a novel by Clegg, Bill.

Did you ever have a family - a novel

"On the eve of her daughter's wedding, June Reid's life is completely devastated when a shocking disaster takes the lives of her daughter, her daughter's fiance´, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend, Luke--her entire family, all gone in a moment. And June is the only survivor. Alone and directionless, June drives across the country, away from her small Connecticut town. In her wake, a community emerges, weaving a beautiful and surprising web of connections through shared heartbreak. From the coupl

Oct 7, 2015
The end game by Coulter, Catherine.

The end game

"From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Catherine Coulter, the explosive new addition to the remarkable thriller series featuring Nicholas Drummond and Mike Caine. FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Mike Caine, are deep into an investigation of COE--Celebrants of the Earth--a violent group known for widespread bombings of power grids and oil refineries across the country. While investigating a tip from a civilian who's overheard about a possible bombing plot, the Bayway Refinery in

Oct 7, 2015
Zeroes by Westerfeld, Scott, author.


Don't call them heroes. But these six Californian teens have powers that set them apart. Take Ethan, a.k.a. Scam. He's got a voice inside him that'll say anything, whether it's true or not. Which is handy, except when it isn't, like when the voice starts gabbing in the middle of a bank robbery. The only people who can help are the other Zeroes, who aren't exactly best friends these days. Enter Nate, a.k.a. Bellwether, the group's glorious leader.

Oct 7, 2015
Tricky twenty-two by Evanovich, Janet

Tricky twenty-two

Oct 7, 2015
A wedding at the Orange Blossom Inn by Gray, Shelley Shepard.

A wedding at the Orange Blossom Inn

Emma Keim was heartbroken when her husband Sanford passed away, leaving her to raise three young daughters alone. In the years since, her relatives have made it no secret that they expect Emma to remain a widow, mourning Sanford indefinitely. But when she meets Jay Hilty, a widower with three young sons of his own, Emma is delighted to have a new friend who understands her struggles. Emma is dismayed her family is so opposed to their friendship - and the idea of it ever becoming anything more. J

Oct 7, 2015
Unfair - the new science of criminal injustice by Benforado, Adam, author.

Unfair - the new science of criminal injustice

A legal scholar exposes the psychological forces that undermine the American criminal justice system, arguing that unless hidden biases are addressed, social inequality will widen, and proposes reforms to prevent injustice and help achieve true equality before the law.

Oct 5, 2015
Two years eight months and twenty-eight nights by Rushdie, Salman

Two years eight months and twenty-eight nights

Oct 5, 2015
Reckless by Hynde, Chrissie


Oct 5, 2015
Mosquitoland by Arnold, David


Oct 5, 2015
God is not great [how religion poisons everything] by Hitchens, Christopher.

God is not great [how religion poisons everything]

Poses a case against organized religion that documents the myriad ways in which religion reflects human agendas and distorts sexuality and the perception of the origins of the universe, in a science-based analysis that considers the benefits of a secular world.

Oct 5, 2015
How I shed my skin unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood by Grimsley, Jim, 1955- author.

How I shed my skin unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood

In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different; for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children. Now, over forty years later, Grimsley revisits that school and those times, remembering his personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, and his gr

Oct 5, 2015
Last words by Koryta, Michael, author.

Last words

Still mourning the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak accepts a case that may be his undoing. On the same day his wife died, the body of a teenage girl was pulled from the extensive and perilous cave system beneath Southern Indiana. Now the man who rescued the girl, who was believed to be her killer, begs Novak to uncover what really happened. Garrison is much like any place in America, proud and fortified against outsiders. For Mark to delve beneath the town's surface, he must m

Oct 5, 2015
Man in profile Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker by Kunkel, Thomas, 1955-

Man in profile Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker

This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history's greatest disappearing acts. Born and raised in North Carolina, Joseph Mitchell was Southern to the core. But from the 1930s to the 1960s, he was the voice of New York City. Readers of the New Yorker cherished his intimate sketches of the people who made the city tick, from Mohawk steelworkers to Staten Island oystermen, from homeless intellectua

Oct 5, 2015
Black earth by Snyder, Timothy

Black earth

Oct 5, 2015
Between the world and me by Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.

Between the world and me

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis.

Oct 2, 2015
Furiously happy - a funny book about horrible things by Lawson, Jenny, 1979- author.

Furiously happy - a funny book about horrible things

Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness.

Oct 2, 2015
Long upon the land - a Deborah Knott mystery by Maron, Margaret, author.

Long upon the land - a Deborah Knott mystery

No one in Judge Deborah Knott's family knows the meaning of the inscription on their late mother's cigarette lighter, which young Susan Stephenson acquired near the end of World War II. Whose initials are "W.R.M." and why is it engraved with "Happy 25th -- Leslie"? Meanwhile, Kezzie Knott has discovered the body of a man who used to make whiskey for him back when he was running white lightning. What was he doing on Kezzie's land, and why was he bludgeoned on the head three separate times? While

Oct 2, 2015