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The China challenge - shaping the choices of a rising power by Christensen, Thomas J., 1962- author.

The China challenge - shaping the choices of a rising power

Many see China's rise as a threat to the U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Thomas J. Christensen argues instead that the real challenge lies in dissuading China from regional aggression while eliciting its global cooperation. Drawing on decades of scholarship and experience as a senior diplomat, Christensen offers a deep perspective on China's military and economic capacity. Assessing China's political outlook and strategic goals, Christensen shows how nationalism and the threat of domestic in

Sep 4, 2015
The Closers - a Bosch novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956-, author.

The Closers - a Bosch novel

He walked away from the job three years ago. But Harry Bosch cannot resist the call to join the elite Open/Unsolved Unit. His mission: solve murders whose investigations were flawed, stalled, or abandoned to L.A.'s tides of crime. With some people openly rooting for his failure, Harry catches the case of a teenager dragged off to her death on Oat Mountain, and traces the DNA on the murder weapon to a small-time criminal. But something bigger and darker beckons and Harry must battle to fit all th

Sep 4, 2015
The conservative heart - how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America by Brooks, Arthur C., 1964- author.

The conservative heart - how to build a fairer, happier, and more prosperous America

In The Conservative Heart, Arthur C. Brooks contends that after years of focusing on economic growth and traditional social values, it is time for a new kind of conservatism--one that helps the vulnerable without mortgaging our children's future. In Brooks' daring vision, this conservative movement fights poverty, promotes equal opportunity, celebrates earned success, and values spiritual enlightenment. It is an inclusive movement with a positive agenda to help people lead happier, more hopeful,

Sep 4, 2015
The Dorito effect - the surprising new truth about food and flavor by Schatzker, Mark, author.

The Dorito effect - the surprising new truth about food and flavor

Mark Schatzker shows how the approach to the nation's number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs. Instead, people have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor, the tastes they crave, and the underlying nutrition.

Sep 4, 2015
The end of diabetes - the eat to live plan to prevent and reverse diabetes by Fuhrman, Joel.

The end of diabetes - the eat to live plan to prevent and reverse diabetes

"Despite what you might have heard, diabetes is not a lifelong condition. It does not have to shorten your life span or result in high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, or other life-threatening ailments. In fact, most diabetics can get off medication and become 100 percent healthy in just a few simple steps. In The End of Diabetes, Dr. Joel Fuhrman shows how you can prevent and reverse diabetes and its related symptoms and lose weight in the process" --

Aug 31, 2015
The fall of the Ottomans - the great war in the Middle East by Rogan, Eugene L.

The fall of the Ottomans - the great war in the Middle East

Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, uncovering the often ignored story of the region's crucial role in the conflict. The Ottomans took on Russian, British, and French forces and tried to provoke Jihad against the Allies in their Muslim colonies. However, after a series of defeats, the Great War spelled the end of the Ottomans.

Sep 1, 2015
The fate of ten by Lore, Pittacus, author.

The fate of ten

For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret. Now all of that has changed. The invasion has begun. If the Garde can't find a way to stop the Mogs, humanity will suffer the same fate as the Lorien: annihilation.

Sep 4, 2015
The girl in the spider's web - a Lisbeth Salander novel - continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium series by Lagercrantz, David.

The girl in the spider's web - a Lisbeth Salander novel - continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium series

After receiving a call from a trusted source claiming to have vital information to the United States, journalist Mikael Blomkvist turns to hacker Lisbeth for help.

Sep 4, 2015
The hanging girl by Adler-Olsen, Jussi.

The hanging girl

"In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes that a new case is being foisted on him, but a few hours later, he receives some shocking news that leaves his headstrong assistant Rose more furious than usual. Carl has no choice but to lead Department Q into the tragic cold case of a vivacious seventeen-year-old

Sep 4, 2015
The happiness project, or, Why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle by Rubin, Gretchen, author, narrator.

The happiness project, or, Why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle

One person's year-long attempt to discover what leads to true contentment. Drawing at once on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world applicability, Rubin has written an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.

Sep 4, 2015
The insider threat - a Pike Logan thriller by Taylor, Brad, 1965- author.

The insider threat - a Pike Logan thriller

The United States has anticipated and averted countless attacks from terrorist groups--thanks in large part to the extralegal counterterrorist unit known as the Taskforce. But now, a much more insidious evil is about to shatter the false sense of safety surrounding civilized nations. While world powers combat ISIS on the battlefield, a different threat is set in motion by the group--one that can't be defeated by an airstrike. Off the radar of every Western intelligence organization, able to pene

Sep 1, 2015
The last flight of Poxl West - a novel by Torday, Daniel, author.

The last flight of Poxl West - a novel

Poxl West fled the Nazis' onslaught in Czechoslovakia. He escaped their clutches again in Holland. He pulled Londoners from the Blitz's rubble. He wooed intoxicating, unconventional beauties. He rained fire on Germany from his RAF bomber. He is something of an idol to his teenage nephew, Eli Goldstein, who reveres him as a brave, singular, Jewish war hero. As the truth about Poxl emerges, it forces Eli to face facts about the war he's romanticized and the vision of the man he's held so dear.

Sep 4, 2015
The library at Mount Char by Hawkins, Scott.

The library at Mount Char

Carolyn's not so different from the other human beings around her. She's sure of it. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. She even remembers what clothes are for. After all, she was a normal American herself, once. That was a long time ago, of course--before the time she calls "adoption day," when she and a dozen other children found themselves being raised by a man they learned to call Father.

Aug 31, 2015
The man in the high castle by Dick, Philip K. author

The man in the high castle

It's America in 1962--where slavery is legal and the few surviving Jews hide anxiously under assumed names. All because the Axis won World War II and America is now occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan.

Sep 3, 2015
The murderer's daughter - a novel by Kellerman, Jonathan author

The murderer's daughter - a novel

A brilliant, deeply dedicated psychologist, Grace Blades has a gift for treating troubled souls and tormented psyches--perhaps because she bears her own invisible scars: Only five years old when she witnessed her parents' death in a bloody murder-suicide, Grace took refuge in her fierce intellect and found comfort in the loving couple who adopted her. But even as an adult with an accomplished professional life, Grace still has a dark, secret side. When her two worlds shockingly converge, Grace's

Aug 31, 2015
The nature of the beast by Penny, Louise, author

The nature of the beast

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. Including Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache, who now live in the little Quebec village. But when the boy disappears, the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales might have been true.

Aug 31, 2015
The other daughter by Willig, Lauren.

The other daughter

In 1920s Europe, a young woman discovers that her supposedly dead father is still alive and living in London with his new socially prominent family, whose happiness she sets out to destroy.

Sep 4, 2015
The revenant - a novel of revenge by Punke, Michael, author.

The revenant - a novel of revenge

The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Trapping beaver, they contend daily with the threat of Indian tribes turned warlike over the white men's encroachment on their land. Hugh Glass is among the Company's finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when a scouting mission puts him face-to-face with a grizzly bear, he is viciously mauled and not expected to survive.

Sep 4, 2015
The rocks by Nichols, Peter, 1950- author.

The rocks

What was the mysterious, catastrophic event that drove two honeymooners apart so suddenly and absolutely in 1948 that they never spoke again despite living on the same island for sixty more years? Centered around a popular seaside resort club and its community, The Rocks is a double love story that begins with a mystery, then moves backward in time, era by era, to unravel what really happened decades earlier.

Sep 4, 2015
The Solomon curse - A Sam and Remi Fargo adventure by Cussler, Clive, author.

The Solomon curse - A Sam and Remi Fargo adventure

There are many rumors about the bay off Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Some say it was the site of the lost empire of the Solomon king and that great treasure lies beneath the waters. Others say terrible things happened here, atrocities and disappearances at the hands of cannibal giants, and those who venture there do not return. It is cursed. Which is exactly what attracts the attention of husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. How could they resist? Clues and whispers

Sep 4, 2015