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Paris vagabond by Clébert, Jean-Paul, author.

Paris vagabond

"Paris Vagabond is an unclassifiable masterpiece, a book that purports to be a novel but, accompanied as it is by the photographs of Patrice Molinard, is as much a brilliant documentary as a work of the imagination. In rich prose, suffused with the language of the street, and brilliantly rendered in English by Donald Nicholson-Smith, Jean-Paul Clebert captures the essence of a long-gone Paris of the poor, the criminal, and the outcast: a society of outsiders beyond the social pale. Clebert's is

Feb 8, 2016
The Teflon Queen. 3, Hard to kill by Silk White.

The Teflon Queen. 3, Hard to kill

"The Teflon Queen is back and better than ever. All Angela wants to do is disappear and live a quiet life. All is well until she bumps into an innocent eight year old child by the name of Ashley. Before witnessing her father's head get blown off right in front of her, he managed to slip Ashley a thumb drive that obtains some very important information. While running for her life she runs into a stranger better known to the world as The Teflon Queen. With some very important men after that thumb

Feb 8, 2016
Second house from the corner - a novel by Johnson, Sadeqa, author.

Second house from the corner - a novel

"Second House from the Corner centers on the story of Felicia Lyons, a stay-at-home mother of three drowning in the drudgeries of play dates, lost pacifiers and potty training, who occasionally wonders what it would be like to escape the demands of motherhood. But when an unexpected phone call threatens to destroy her life, Felicia is forced to return to her childhood home where she must wrestle with an ex-lover and long buried secrets to save the family and home she loves despite the daily chal

Feb 8, 2016
Seize the day by Bunn, Curtis, author.

Seize the day

Finally on the right path after ditching a toxic relationship and finding a job he loves, Calvin Jones discovers he has pancreatic cancer and, declining chemotherapy, is determined to live the best life possible while he still can.

Feb 8, 2016
Rum Punch by Leonard, Elmore

Rum Punch

Feb 8, 2016
Rare objects - a novel by Tessaro, Kathleen, 1965- author.

Rare objects - a novel

"A new work of historical fiction from Kathleen Tessaro, the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector--set near the end of the Prohibition era and the beginning of the Great Depression, in a city divided by privilege and poverty, a young woman sets out to reinvent herself.."--

Feb 8, 2016
The heart by Kerangal, Maylis de.

The heart

"Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. Returning home, exhausted, the driver lets the car drift off the road into a tree. Two of the boys are wearing seat belts; one is sent through the windshield. He is declared brain-dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. His heart is still beating. The Heart takes place over the twenty-four hours surrounding a fatal accident and a resulting heart transplant as life is taken from a young man and given to a woman close to de

Feb 8, 2016
The Vatican princess - a novel of Lucrezia Borgia by Gortner, C. W., author.

The Vatican princess - a novel of Lucrezia Borgia

"Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias became Italy's most ruthless and powerful family, electrifying and terrorizing their 15th-century Renaissance world. To this day, Lucrezia Borgia is known as one of history's most notorious villainesses, accused of incest and luring men to doom with her arsenal of poison. International bestselling author C.W. Gortner's new novel delves beyond the myth to depict Lucrezia in her own voice, from her pampered childhood in the palaces of Rome to her ill-fated, sc

Feb 8, 2016
The someday jar - a novel by Morgan, Allison, author.

The someday jar - a novel

" Fans of Sophie Kinsella and the Shopaholic series will fall in love with Lanie Howard-young, fabulous, and desperate to transform her life-in this funny, quirky, and endearing story about finding perfect happiness in life's most imperfect moments. WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMON-DROP MARTINIS... Real-estate broker Lanie Howard figures she has the perfect man, the perfect job, and the perfect life. Then she stumbles across her old Someday Jar, the forgotten glass relic where she stashed all the child

Feb 8, 2016
Runaway by May, Peter, 1951-

Runaway

Glasgow, 2015. Jack Mackay dares not look back on a life of failure and mediocrity. The heavy-hearted sixty-seven-year-old is still haunted by what might have been. His recollections of the terrible events that befell him and his friends some fifty years earlier, and how he did not act when it mattered most is a memory he has tried to escape his entire adult life. London, 2015. A man lies dead in a one-room flat. His killer looks on, remorseless. What started with five teenagers following a drea

Feb 8, 2016
Rising darkness by Mehl, Nancy, author.

Rising darkness

"Years after leaving her Mennonite background, Sophie's newspaper job gives her access to information she can't ignore, and when she travels to Sanctuary, Missouri, for answers and recognizes a man she used to love, her own past gets tangled in the dangerous investigation"--

Feb 8, 2016
A respectable actress by Love, Dorothy, 1949-

A respectable actress

"When the illustrious India Hartley is accused of murder, she has to uncover the deceptions of others to save herself ... India Hartley, the famous and beautiful actress, is now alone in the world after her father's death and embarks upon a tour of theaters across the South. Her first stop is Savannah's Southern Palace. On the eve of the second night's performance, something goes horribly wrong. Her co-star, Arthur Sterling, is shot dead on stage in front of a packed house, and India is arrested

Feb 8, 2016
Renovating the Richardsons by Smith, Virginia, 1960-

Renovating the Richardsons

Things are finally starting to click in the small town of Goose Creek, Kentucky. Millie Richardson is hard at work renovating a drafty Victorian house into a B&B. Her husband, Al, is busy writing checks for the renovations. But Goose Creek never stays quiet for long. The intra-county softball game is coming up, and Millie volunteers Al as team manager. The team is a disaster. Are they going to embarrass themselves in front of the whole county? As if that weren't enough to keep the town gossips b

Feb 8, 2016
Mountains of spices by Hurnard, Hannah.

Mountains of spices

An allegory about human weakness and strengths comparing the spices in song of Solomon to the fruits of the Spirit.

Feb 8, 2016
Memoirs of an infantry officer by Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.

Memoirs of an infantry officer

"A highly decorated English soldier and an acclaimed poet and novelist, Siegfried Sassoon won fame for his trilogy of fictionalized autobiographies that wonderfully capture the vanishing idylls of Edwardian England and the brutal realities of war. The second volume of Siegfried Sassoon's semiautobiographical George Sherston trilogy picks up shortly after Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man: in 1916, with the young Sherston deep in the trenches of WWI. For his decoratged bravery, and also his harmful re

Feb 8, 2016
The last con - a novel by Bartels, Zachary.

The last con - a novel

Feb 8, 2016
LaBrava by Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013.

LaBrava

"Joe LaBrava is an ex--Secret Service agent who gets mixed up in a South Miami Beach scam involving a redneck former cop, a Cuban hit man who moonlights as a go-go dancer, and a onetime movie queen whose world is part make-believe, part deadly dangerous. This is vintage Leonard: fast-moving, pitch-perfect, and utterly, authentically irresistible"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 8, 2016
A stone for bread by Herin, Miriam, author.

A stone for bread

"In 1963, North Carolina poet Henry Beam publishes a collection of poems, claiming they had been saved from a Nazi death camp. The accusations of plagiarism that follow cost Henry his university teaching position and force him into decades of silence. Thirty-four years after their publication, he breaks that silence by telling grad student Rachel Singer about his year in Paris: how he nai¨vely became entangled with fiery right-wing politician Renard Marcotte, his love affair with the shop girl E

Feb 8, 2016
Lord of the flies by Golding, William, 1911-1993, author.

Lord of the flies

The classical study of human nature depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys who are marooned on a tropical island after a plane crash.

Feb 8, 2016