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The human age - the world shaped by us by Ackerman, Diane, 1948-, author.

The human age - the world shaped by us

In this landmark book, Ackerman confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth and takes her readers on an exhilarating journey through this new reality, introducing many of the people and ideas now creating--perhaps saving--our future and that of our fellow creatures.

Jan 26, 2015
The honest truth by Gemeinhart, Dan, author.

The honest truth

When thirteen-year-old Mark Miller runs away from his home in north central Washington, he does it right: he carefully plans the details of his escape, packs exactly what he needs, and sends the police and his parents chasing him in the wrong direction. Back home, his best friend Jessie wrestles with the news of his disappearance. She finds out the cancer Mark has fought for years has returned, and this time there may be nothing the doctors can do.

Jan 26, 2015
The home place - a novel by La Seur, Carrie, author.

The home place - a novel

The only Terrebonne who made it out, Alma thought she was done with Montana, with its bleak winters and stifling ways. But an unexpected call from the local police takes the successful lawyer back to her provincial hometown and pulls her into the family trouble she thought she'd left far behind: Her lying, party-loving sister, Vicky, is dead. Alma is told that a very drunk Vicky had wandered away from a party and died of exposure after a night in the brutal cold. But when Alma returns home to bu

Jan 26, 2015
The girl on the train by Hawkins, Paula, author.

The girl on the train

A psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute.

Jan 26, 2015
The empty throne by Cornwell, Bernard, author.

The empty throne

Ethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.

Jan 26, 2015
The Emerald Mile - the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon by Fedarko, Kevin, author.

The Emerald Mile - the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon

In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado River confronted a team of engineers at the Glen Canyon Dam with an unprecedented emergency that may have resulted in the most catastrophic dam failure in history. In the midst of this crisis, the decision to launch a small wooden dory named the Emerald Mile at the head of the Grand Canyon, just fifteen miles downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam, seemed not just odd but downright suicidal. The Emerald Mile, at one time slate

Jan 26, 2015
The darkest part of the forest by Black, Holly, author.

The darkest part of the forest

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once. At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointy as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept th

Jan 26, 2015
Tender is the night by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, author.

Tender is the night

It is 1925, and Richard Diver is the high priest of the good life on the white sands of the French Riviera. The Beautiful People- film stars, socialites, aristocrats-- gather eagerly and bitchily around him and his wife, Nicole. Beneath the breathtaking glamour, however, is a world of pain, and there is at the core of their lives a brittle hollowness.

Jan 26, 2015
Sweetness #9 - a novel by Clark, Stephan Eirik, author.

Sweetness #9 - a novel

It's 1973, and David Leveraux has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything from the cherry in your can of soda to the butter on your popcorn. While testing a new artificial sweetener--"Sweetness #9"--he notices unusual side-effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a generalized dissatisfaction with life. David tries to blow the whistle, but he swallows it instead. Years lat

Jan 26, 2015
Supreme city - how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Miller, Donald L., 1944-

Supreme city - how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America

Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Jan 26, 2015
Spool of blue thread by Tyler, Anne

Spool of blue thread

Jan 26, 2015
Somewhere in the darkness by Myers, Walter Dean

Somewhere in the darkness

Jan 22, 2015
Shadow scale- a companion to Seraphina by Hartman, Rachel

Shadow scale- a companion to Seraphina

Jan 26, 2015
Scandals of classic Hollywood by Peterson, Anne Helen

Scandals of classic Hollywood

Jan 26, 2015
Saint Odd - an Odd Thomas novel by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-

Saint Odd - an Odd Thomas novel

Odd Thomas is back where it all started . . . because the time has come to finish it. Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo, California, his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful, mysterious and terrifying. Across the land, in the company of mortals and spirits alike, he has known kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, saved lives and taken them-as he's borne witness to humanity's greatest good and darkest evil.

Jan 20, 2015
Robert B. Parker's The bridge by Knott, Robert, 1954-

Robert B. Parker's The bridge

Territorial Marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch are back in Appaloosa, where their work enforcing the law has been exceptionally quiet. All that is about to change. An ominous storm rolls in, and along with it a band of night riders with a devious scheme, who show up at the Rio Blanco camp, where a three-hundred-foot bridge is under construction. Appaloosa's Sheriff Sledge Driskill and his deputies are the first to respond, but as the storm grows more threatening, news of troubles at the brid

Jan 22, 2015
Private Vegas by Patterson, James, 1947-

Private Vegas

Private Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters. But a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin--and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he's witnessed before.

Jan 26, 2015
Panic in a suitcase -a novel by Akhtiorskaya, Yelena, author.

Panic in a suitcase -a novel

In this tale of two decades in the life of an immigrant household, the experience of a single family artfully reflects the fall of Communism and the rise of globalization. Ironies, subtle and glaring, are revealed: the Nasmertovs left Odessa for Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with a huge sense of finality, only to find that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they thought. The dissolution of the Soviet Union makes returning just a matter of a plane ticket, and t

Jan 26, 2015
Number9dream by Mitchell, David


Jan 26, 2015
Not fade away by Alexander, Rebecca

Not fade away

Jan 26, 2015