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My struggle. Book three by Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968-

My struggle. Book three

A family of four--mother, father, and two boys--move to the south coast of Norway, to a new house on a newly developed site. It is the early 1970s and the family's trajectory is upwardly mobile: the future seems limitless. In painstaking, sometimes self-lacerating detail, Karl Ove Knausgaard paints a world familiar to anyone who can recall the intensity and novelty of childhood experience, one in which children and adults lead parallel lives that never meet.

Nov 29, 2015
One life - my mother's story by Grenville, Kate, 1950- author, narrator.

One life - my mother's story

When Kate Grenville's mother died she left behind many fragments of memoir. These were the starting point for One Life, the story of a woman whose life spanned a century of tumult and change. In many ways Nance's story echoes that of many mothers and grandmothers, for whom the spectacular shifts of the twentieth century offered a path to new freedoms and choices. In other ways Nance was exceptional. In an era when women were expected to have no ambitions beyond the domestic, she ran successful b

Nov 27, 2015
One of ours by Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.

One of ours

This novel tells of the making of a young American soldier. Claude Wheeler, the sensitive, aspiring protagonist, resembles the youngest son of a peculiarly American fairy tale. His fortune is ready-made for him, but he refuses to settle for it. Alienated from his crass father and pious mother, all but rejected by a wife who reserves her ardor for missionary work, and dissatisfied with farming, Claude is an idealist without an ideal to cling to. It is only when his country enters the First World

Nov 25, 2015
Only a kiss - a survivors' club novel by Balogh, Mary, author.

Only a kiss - a survivors' club novel

Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes he will never come to disturb her fragile peace.

Nov 25, 2015
Ordinary grace a novel by Krueger, William Kent.

Ordinary grace a novel

Looking back at a tragic event that occurred during his thirteenth year, Frank Drum explores how a complicated web of secrets, adultery, and betrayal shattered his Methodist family and their small 1961 Minnesota community.

Nov 29, 2015
Parchment and old lace by Childs, Laura.

Parchment and old lace

Carmela couldn't imagine a finer evening than dinner at Commander's Palace with her beau, Detective Edgar Babcock. The food and the company are equally divine--with the exception of Isabelle Black's stopping by to brag about her upcoming wedding. Resuming the romance with a walk in the evening air, the couple is interrupted once again--this time by a terrifying scream from inside the cemetery. Having just seen Isabelle, Carmela and Edgar now find her lying across an aboveground tomb, strangled t

Nov 25, 2015
Payback is a mutha by Clark, Wahida.

Payback is a mutha

Using sex to get cars, expensive clothes, and anything else she desires, Brianna, a spoiled and selfish hustler, must make a tough decision when one of her schemes goes too far and her best friend Shan is caught in the crossfire.

Nov 25, 2015
Saving capitalism - for the many, not the few by Reich, Robert B., author, narrator.

Saving capitalism - for the many, not the few

Reich outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity.

Nov 29, 2015
Saving Mr. Terupt by Buyea, Rob, author.

Saving Mr. Terupt

Seventh grade was going to be awesome. The only thing missing was Mr. Terupt. The kids from Mr. Terupt's fifth- and sixth-grade classes are entering their first year of junior high school. There's a lot to be excited about, but there are new challenges, too. Peter and Jeffrey face tough competition on their wrestling team. Alexia has a disastrous first day of school, and that's only the beginning. Anna is desperate for Charlie to propose to her mother--what is he waiting for?! Danielle isn't fee

Nov 29, 2015
Side by side - walking with others in wisdom and love by Welch, Edward T., 1953-

Side by side - walking with others in wisdom and love

Written by a prominent biblical counselor with three decades of experience, aimed at everyday Christians, this will equip listeners with the tools they need to wisely walk alongside one another in the midst of life's struggles.

Nov 27, 2015
Silver in the blood by George, Jessica Day, 1976-

Silver in the blood

In 1897, seventeen-year-olds Dacia and Lou, New York socialites and cousins, visit their maternal homeland of Romania and learn the family secret--that they are shapeshifters, expected to take their rightful places and marry proper husbands.

Nov 29, 2015
Six of crows by Bardugo, Leigh.

Six of crows

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone. A convict with a thirst for revenge. A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager. A runaway with a privileged past. A spy known as the Wraith. A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. A thief with a g

Nov 29, 2015
Sounds like me my life (so far) in song by Bareilles, Sara.

Sounds like me my life (so far) in song

Sara Bareilles shot to fame in 2007 with her single Love Song, but her journal as a songwriter started long before. In this candid book of essays, Sara pulls back the curtain to let fans see the songwriting process, and the entire struggle and joy inherent in creating great work while staying true to one's self.

Nov 27, 2015
Strike by MacHale, D. J.


Once again, Tucker Pierce and friends must fight for their lives against the better-equipped SYLO, and they will risk nearly everything to keep each other safe the battle's climax nears.

Nov 27, 2015
The devil takes a bride by London, Julia, author.

The devil takes a bride

Once the toast of society, Grace Cabot and her sisters now await the shame of losing high status and fine luxuries upon the death of the Earl of Beckington. The dire circumstances are inevitable unless, of course, Grace's wicked plot to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage goes off without a single hitch. But once a stolen embrace with the wrong man leads her to be discovered in the arms of Jeffrey, the Earl of Merryton, her plan takes a most unexpected--and scorching--twist.

Nov 25, 2015
The dog master - a novel of the first dog by Cameron, W. Bruce, author.

The dog master - a novel of the first dog

Thirty thousand years ago, ice was storming the planet. Among the speciesforced out of the trees and onto the steppes by the advancing cold was modern man, who was both predator and prey. No stranger to the experiences that make us human,a mother's love and a father's betrayal, tribal war and increasing famine, political intrigue and forbidden love, joy and hope and devastating loss, our ancestors competed for scant resources in a brutal landscape. Mankind stood on the cold brink of extinction,

Nov 29, 2015
The emperor of any place by Wynne-Jones, Tim, author.

The emperor of any place

When Evan's father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk; a book his dad had been reading when he passed away. The book is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in WWII. Why was his father reading it? What is in this account that Evan's grandfather, whom Evan has never met before, fears so much that he will do anything to prevent its being seen? And what could this possibly mean for Evan?

Nov 27, 2015
The guilty by Baldacci, David.

The guilty

Will Robie is the government's most professional, disciplined, and lethal assassin. He infiltrates the most hostile countries in the world, defeats our enemies' advanced security measures, and eliminates threats before they ever reach our shores. But now, his skills have left him. Sent overseas on a critical assignment, he fails, unable to pull the trigger. Absent his talents, Robie is a man without a mission, and without a purpose. To recover what he has lost, Robie must confront what he has tr

Nov 29, 2015
The hired girl by Schlitz, Laura Amy.

The hired girl

Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself--because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and cooking for six dollars a week can become what a farm girl could only dream of--a woman with a future.

Nov 29, 2015
The innocent - a novel by Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

The innocent - a novel

Carlyn Kearney has spent two lonely years not knowing whether to mourn or to hope after she receives word from the Union Army that her husband is missing. When the war ends without further word, Carlyn finds herself penniless, in debt, and forced from her home. With nowhere else to go, she seeks refuge at the Shaker village of Harmony Hill. The Shakers profess peace through simple living, but to Carlyn, the Shaker life seems anything but simple. When mysterious deaths disturb the peace of the vi

Nov 25, 2015