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The dogs of Littlefield - a novel by Berne, Suzanne, author.

The dogs of Littlefield - a novel

Dr. Clarice Watkins, a sociologist studying what makes "a good quality of life," arrives in the seemingly perfect town of Littlefield, Massachusetts, as someone begins poisoning the local dogs.

May 24, 2016
The Dogs of Littlefield by Berne, Suzanne.

The Dogs of Littlefield

Littlefield, Massachusetts, named one of the Ten Best Places to Live in America, full of psychologists and college professors, is proud of its fine schools, its girls' soccer teams, its leafy streets, and charming village center. Yet no sooner has sociologist Dr. Clarice Watkins arrived to study the elements of 'good quality of life' than someone begins poisoning the town's dogs. Are the poisonings in protest to an off-leash proposal for Baldwin Park, or the sign of a far deeper disorder?

May 18, 2016
The Flying Circus by Crandall, Susan.

The Flying Circus

An adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across Americas heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very different backgrounds.

May 24, 2016
The forgetting time by Guskin, Sharon.

The forgetting time

As Noah's single-mother, Janie knows nothing with Noah is ever easy. For Jerome Anderson, life as he knows it has stopped. A deadly diagnosis has made him realize he is approaching the end of his life. Once a shining young star in academia, he threw it all away because of an obsession. He spent his life searching for that something else. And with Noah, he thinks he's found it. Soon Noah, Janie, and Anderson will find themselves knocking on the door of a mother whose son has been missing for eigh

May 19, 2016
The gene - an intimate history by Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.

The gene - an intimate history

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies, a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: what becomes of being human when we learn to 'read' and 'write' our own genetic information?

May 24, 2016
The girl in the red coat - [a novel] by Hamer, Kate.

The girl in the red coat - [a novel]

Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children's festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident and that she is to live with him for now. As days become weeks with her new family, 8-year-old Carmel realises that this man believes she has a special gift. While her mother desperately tries to find her, Carmel embarks on an extraordinary journey, one that will make her question who she is, and wh

May 19, 2016
The Good Life by Thurm, Marian.

The Good Life

A chilling portrait of a marriage and the downward spiral of a loving husband and father who has bought a handgun. Stacy and Roger seem to have it all: a wonderful marriage, a luxurious Upper East Side apartment with all the accoutrements of the wealthy, and two endearing young children enrolled in private schools. But what appears to be 'the good life' to their family and friends is not what it seems.

May 24, 2016
The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism by Baptist, Edward E., author.

The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism

In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution. As Baptist argues, this frenz

May 23, 2016
The Hopefuls by Close, Jennifer.

The Hopefuls

The story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite.

May 18, 2016
The immortal Irishman - the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero by Egan, Timothy, author.

The immortal Irishman - the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero

Places the improbable life of Great Famine orator and revolutionary hero Thomas Francis Meagher against a backdrop of Irish-American history, detailing his leadership during Irish uprisings, service with the Irish Brigade and achievements as the territorial governor of Montana

May 19, 2016
The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups by Christakis, Erika, author.

The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups

A bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the child's eye view of the learning environment.

May 23, 2016
The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel by Smith, Dominic, 1971- author.

The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel

A profound pleasure of being swept into vivid new worlds, worlds peopled by characters so intriguing and real that we can't shake them, even long after the reading's done. Dominic Smith deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course between a rare landscape by a female Dutch painter of the golden age, an inheritor of the work in 1950s Manhattan, and a celebrated art historian who painted a forgery of it in her youth. In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted as a master p

May 23, 2016
The Lightkeepers by Geni, Abby.

The Lightkeepers

Follow Miranda, a nature photographer who travels to the Farallon Islands, an exotic and dangerous archipelago off the coast of California, for a one-year residency capturing the landscape. Her only companions are the scientists studying there, odd and quirky refugees from the mainland living in rustic conditions.

May 24, 2016
The longevity book - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time by Diaz, Cameron, author, narrator.

The longevity book  - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

A personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.

May 23, 2016
The Lord God made them all by Herriot, James.

The Lord God made them all

Continues the memoirs of Yorkshire veterinarian James Herriot, as life for Herriot, his wife, and two children gets back to normal after World War II.

May 23, 2016
The Loyal Heart by Gray, Shelley Shepard.

The Loyal Heart

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places.

May 18, 2016
The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by King, Laurie R., author.

The murder of Mary Russell - a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell c

May 24, 2016
The Muse by Burton, Jessie.

The Muse

A captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women, a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London, and a bohemian woman in 1930s Spain, and the powerful mystery that ties them together.

May 24, 2016
The Original Argument by Beck, Glenn.

The Original Argument

Glenn Beck revisits the Federalist Papers and reveals how 'the original argument' is still relevant to what is happening in the country today. Here, Beck selects a number of essays that are essential for the interpretation of Constitutional law and presents them in modern English.

May 18, 2016
The Outliers by McCreight, Kimberly.

The Outliers

A fast paced teen series where one girl learns that in a world of intrigue, betrayal, and deeply buried secrets, it is vital to trust your instincts.

May 24, 2016