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Heaven help Heidi by John, Sally, 1951- author.

Heaven help Heidi

Recovering from injuries she received from an accident, Heidi Hathaway meets Piper Keyes at an oceanside community. Although the two women are very different through their growing friendship they discover God's grace and mercy.

Jan 27, 2015
Happy are the happy by Reza, Yasmina.

Happy are the happy

"Happy are the loved ones and the lovers and those who can do without love. Happy are the happy." --Jorge Luis Borges. This citation of Borges resonates with every character in Yasmina Reza's novel, except that they are never so lucky. In fact, what happens to them is the exact opposite of what they crave. The twenty short chapters that make up this unusual book deal with both marital and extramarital vicissitudes, the elusiveness of intimacy, the fear of loneliness, and the desire to be loved o

Jan 27, 2015
The great zoo of China by Reilly, Matthew.

The great zoo of China

"The all-new thriller from #1 internationally bestselling author Matthew Reilly! It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see its fabulous creatures for the first time. Among them is Dr

Jan 27, 2015
Everybody goes to Jimmy's - a suspense novel by Mayo, Mike, 1948- author.

Everybody goes to Jimmy's - a suspense novel

Young Jimmy Quinn is delivering a bribe for the infamous racketeer Arnold Rothstein when a bomb goes off on Wall Street, killing thirty people and scaring every banker in the city right down to his spats. Twelve years later, Rothstein is dead, and Jimmy is doing his best to stay out of trouble, running a quiet little Manhattan speakeasy. At a particularly bad moment for him and his favorite waitress, a blast rocks the alley outside and draws him right back into the madness of a dozen years ago.

Jan 27, 2015
The corpse washer by Antoon, Sinan, 1967-

The corpse washer

"If death is a postman then I am one of those who receive his letters every day. I am the one who takes them out carefully from their bloodied and torn envelopes. I am the one who washes them, who removes the stamps of death and dries and perfumes them, mumbling what I don't really believe in. Then I wrap them carefully in white so they may reach their last reader: the grave," writes Jawad, the narrator and protagonist of The Corpse Washer. Born to traditional Shi'ite family of corpse washers an

Jan 27, 2015
Christopher's diary - echoes of Dollanganger by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Christopher's diary - echoes of Dollanganger

"Kristin Masterwood and her boyfriend, Kane Hill, up the ante by going into her attic to re-enact scenes described in Christopher Dollanganger's diary"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 27, 2015
Smoke Jensen, the beginning by Johnstone, William W., author.

Smoke Jensen, the beginning

On the eve of the Civil War, Kirby Jensen is the youngest of three children living on a hardscrabble ranch in Southwestern Missouri. But in 1861 shots were fired in Charleston harbor, and Kirby's father and brother went to war. Back at home, waves of violence crash over Kirby and his family, until the boy quickly becomes a man, riding with Brigg's Marauders, coming up against violent killers like Frank and Jesse James, and proving his own skill with a gun. For Kirby, the end of the war will brin

Jan 27, 2015
The promise of Palm Grove by Gray, Shelley Shepard.

The promise of Palm Grove

"A young Amish woman finds herself torn between the man she's pledged to wed and the man her heart desires"--

Jan 27, 2015
Mr. Mac and me by Freud, Esther, author.

Mr. Mac and me

1914. In the village of Dunwich on the Suffolk coast young Thomas Maggs befriends mysterious Scotsman and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh whom the locals call Mac. Just as Thomas and Mac's friendship begins to bloom, war with Germany is declared and as the war weighs increasingly heavily on the community, the villagers on the home front become increasingly suspicious of Mac and his curious behavior.

Jan 27, 2015
The grown ups by Antalek, Robin, author.

The grown ups

"Spanning over a decade, told in alternating voices, The Grown Ups explores the indelible bonds of friends and family and the connections that form between Sam, Suzie, and Bella as they navigate parents, siblings, and one another on the way to becoming who they really want to be when they grow up."-- From back cover.

Jan 27, 2015
Girl before a mirror by Palmer, Liza, author.

Girl before a mirror

"An account executive in a Mad Men world, Anna Wyatt is at a crossroads. Recently divorced, she’s done a lot of emotional housecleaning, including a self-imposed dating sabbatical. But now that she’s turned forty, she’s struggling to figure out what her life needs. Brainstorming to win over an important new client, she discovers a self-help book—Be the Heroine, Find Your Hero—that offers her unexpected insights and leads her to a most unlikely place: a romance writers’ conference. If she can sig

Jan 27, 2015
The family business. 3 by Weber, Carl, 1964- author.

The family business. 3

Agreeing to surrender the family business to his younger brother after a long stint in prison, Vegas Duncan battles his disapproving mother and a mysterious rival who attacks Vegas' older brother.

Jan 27, 2015
Frog - a novel by Mo, Yan, 1955-

Frog - a novel

" The author of Red Sorghum and China's most revered and controversial novelist returns with his first major publication since winning the Nobel Prize. In 2012, the Nobel committee confirmed Mo Yan's position as one of the greatest and most important writers of our time. In his much-anticipated new novel, Mo Yan chronicles the sweeping history of modern China through the lens of the nation's controversial one- child policy. Frog opens with a playwright nicknamed Tadpole who plans to write about

Jan 27, 2015