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Building great sentences - exploring the writer's craft by Landon, Brooks.

Building great sentences - exploring the writer's craft

Understanding the variety of ways to construct sentences, from the smallest clause to the longest sentence, is important to enhancing your appreciation of great writing and potentially improving your own. Why do some lengthy sentences flow effortlessly while others stumble along? Why are you captivated by the writing of particular authors but not others? How can you craft sentences that reflect your own unique outlook on the world? Get the answers to these and other questions about writing and s

Dec 1, 2015
The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion by Daugherty, Tracy, author.

The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion

In The last love song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New York Times Notable book) and Just one catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City while Didion was at Vogue and Dunne was writing for

Dec 1, 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.

Dec 1, 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.

Dec 1, 2015
What you left behind - a novel by Hayes, Samantha, author.

What you left behind - a novel

Desperate for a vacation, Detective Inspector Lorraine Fisher has just come to Warwickshire for a stay with her sister, Jo, but the atmosphere of the country house is unusually tense. Freddie, Jo's son, seems troubled and uncommunicative. After yet another young man takes his life, Freddie disappears and Lorraine knows there must be something dark around town that links the suicides. Finding answers should help her find Freddie, but they'll also lead to a shocking truth.

Dec 1, 2015
Lafayette in the somewhat United States by Vowell, Sarah, 1969-

Lafayette in the somewhat United States

On August 16, 1824, an elderly French gentlemen sailed into New York Harbor and giddy Americans were there to welcome him. Or, rather, to welcome him back. It had been 30 years since the Revolutionary War hero the Marquis de Lafayette had last set foot in the United States, and he was so beloved that 80,000 people showed up to cheer for him. The entire population of New York at the time was 120,000. Lafayette's arrival in 1824 coincided with one of the most contentious presidential elections in

Dec 1, 2015
Untwine - a novel by Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- author.

Untwine - a novel

Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Dec 1, 2015
Unfaithful music & disappearing ink by Costello, Elvis.

Unfaithful music & disappearing ink

Born to a musical family outside of London and relocated to Liverpool, Costello created his own form of punk, became one of the first artists to exploit the newly burgeoning MTV video world, and managed to make himself a huge reputation in the U.K and the U.S. through his catchy tunes, provocative lyrics, and some instances of bad behavior. This is his story, written himself, rich with anecdotes about family and fellow musicians, and introspective about the creation of his famous songs.

Dec 1, 2015
Last orders the war that came early by Turtledove, Harry.

Last orders the war that came early

Hitler's Plan A was to win in a hurry, striking hard and deep into France. There was no Plan B. Now the war grinds on. Countries have been forced into strange alliances. The Nazis fortify thin lines with Hungarian and Romanian troops. England, finding its footing after the suspicious death of Winston Churchill and a coup d'etat, fights back in Europe and on the seas of the North Atlantic. Jews fight on both sides of the war-in secret in German uniform, openly in Spain, France, and Russia.

Dec 1, 2015
The Mistletoe Inn a novel by Evans, Richard Paul.

The Mistletoe Inn a novel

The second holiday love story in bestselling author Richard Paul Evans's Mistletoe Collection. In one of her breakout sessions Kimberly meets another aspiring writer, and one of the few men at the conference, Zeke, an intelligent man with a wry wit who seems as interested in Kimberly as he is in the retreat. As Kimberly begins to open up to him about her stories and dreams, she inadvertently reveals her own troubled past.

Nov 30, 2015
All dressed in white an Under suspicion novel by Clark, Mary Higgins.

All dressed in white an Under suspicion novel

Five years ago, New Yorkers Amanda Pierce and Jeffrey Hunter had plans for a luxurious destination wedding at the Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The ceremony was planned for Saturday afternoon, to be followed by an impressive reception. But then Amanda goes missing without a trace before the celebrations can begin. Now, five years later, Laurie needs a new case to feature for Under Suspicion's next special, and Brett Young pushes her to choose Amanda, who has never been found.

Nov 30, 2015
Hell's foundations quiver by Weber, David, 1952-

Hell's foundations quiver

Centuries ago, the human race fought its first great war against an alien race-and lost. A tiny population of human beings fled to distant Safehold. Centuries later, their descendants have forgotten their history; for them, life has been an eternal Middle Ages, ruled by the Church of God Awaiting, whose secret purpose is to prevent the re-emergence of industrial civilization.

Nov 30, 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 30, 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
A little life - a novel by Yanagihara, Hanya, author.

A little life - a novel

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tin

Nov 27, 2015
Crimson shore by Preston, Douglas J., author.

Crimson shore

Special Agent Pendergast takes on a private case in Exmouth, Massachusetts - a quaint village on the coast north of Salem - to investigate the theft of a valuable wine cellar. He travels to the seaside town with his ward, Constance Green, where they quickly discover something far more sinister: a bricked-up niche in the wine cellar that holds the remains of a man, tortured and then entombed alive 150 years ago.

Nov 27, 2015
The profile by Del Rey, Lana, 1986-

The profile

Nov 27, 2015
What you see by Ryan, Hank Phillippi.

What you see

Why would a father abduct his own child? A wedding is planned in Jane Ryland's family, but there's a disaster instead. Nine-year-old Gracie-supposed to be the flower girl-has been taken by her stepdad. Where are they? Is the girl in danger? Reporter Jane Ryland learns there's a limit to the bonds of family-and learns to her peril what happens when loved ones are pushed too far. Meanwhile, Detective Jake Brogan's got a doozy of a case. At Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, a man is stabbed to death

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
Dragonfish by Tran, Vu, 1975- author.


Robert, a rugged Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the mysterious Vietnamese wife who left him. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who blackmails Robert into finding her for him. Pursuing Suzy through the glitzy, sleazy gambling dens of Las Vegas, Robert finds himself chasing the past that haunts Suzy--one that extends back to a refugee camp in Malaysia after the fall of Saigon. Her daughter, abandoned long ago, is now a steely pro

Nov 27, 2015