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Girl through glass - a novel by Wilson, Sari, 1968-

Girl through glass - a novel

1977. Young Mira is a student in the highly competitive world of New York City ballet. The rigorous hours of practice and obsessive perfectionism offer her control, power, and the promise of glory. It also introduces her to Maurice DuPont, a reclusive balletomane who becomes her mentor-- touching dark places within herself and sparking unexpected desires that will upend both their lives. In the present day, Kate, a professor of dance at a Midwestern college, embarks on a risky affair with a stud

Feb 1, 2016
The forgetting time - a novel by Guskin, Sharon, author.

The forgetting time - a novel

"Noah wants to go home. A seemingly easy request from most four year olds. But as Noah's single-mother, Janie, knows, nothing with Noah is ever easy. One day the pre-school office calls and says Janie needs to come in to talk about Noah, and no, not later, now - and life as she knows it stops. 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. His first thought - I'm not finished yet. Once a shining young star in a

Feb 1, 2016
Fine, fine, fine, fine, fine - stories by Williams, Diane, 1946-, author

Fine, fine, fine, fine, fine - stories

"The very short stories of Diane Williams have been aptly called 'folk tales that hammer like a nail gun,' and these forty new ones are sharper than ever. They are unsettling, yes, frequently revelatory, and more often than not downright funny."--Publisher website.

Feb 1, 2016
Where my heart used to beat - a novel by Faulks, Sebastian.

Where my heart used to beat - a novel

Robert, a British doctor haunted by World War II memories, agrees to write a biography of a renowned specialist in memory loss who possesses unsettling knowledge of Robert's past.

Feb 1, 2016
Mercury striking by Zanetti, Rebecca, author.

Mercury striking

With nothing but rumors to lead her, Lynne Harmony has trekked across a nightmare landscape to find one man--a mysterious, damaged legend who protects the weak and leads the strong. He's more than muscle and firepower--and in post-plague L.A., he's her only hope. As the one woman who could cure the disease, Lynne is the single most volatile--and vulnerable--creature in this new and ruthless world.

Feb 1, 2016
Louisiana saves the library by Cogburn, Emily Beck.

Louisiana saves the library

"For Louisiana Richardson, desperate times call for crazy-like-a-fox measures. As the new librarian at Alligator Bayou Parish's struggling library, she's returning to her Southern roots and facing trouble hotter than fresh cornbread out of the oven. Somehow, she's got to draw readers back in and prove the library is still vital--even as domineering parish board head Mrs. Gunderson plans to shut it down for good. If that means Louise has to resort to some unconventional methods--like outrageous i

Feb 1, 2016
The golden son - a novel by Gowda, Shilpi Somaya, author

The golden son - a novel

From the beloved author of "Secret Daughter" comes a moving new novel of a young man at the crossroads of life. Anil is the first person in his family to leave India, the first to attend college, the first to become a doctor. Half a world away in Dallas, Texas, he is caught up in his new life, experiencing all the freedoms and temptations of American culture: he tastes alcohol for the first time, falls in love, and learns firsthand about his adopted country's alluring, dangerous contradictions.

Feb 1, 2016
No ordinary love by Murray, J. J. (John Jeffrey), author.

No ordinary love

"At first, aspiring reality-show star Trina Woods doesn't know what a catch she's found when she meets award winning musician Tony "Art E" Santangelo, but soon they begin to make beautiful music together."--

Feb 1, 2016
Louise's chance by Shaber, Sarah R., author.

Louise's chance

"Government girl Louise Pearlie has a new job inside the OSS--the Office of Strategic Services: recruiting German prisoners-of-war for a secret mission inside Nazi Germany. It's a big chance for her, and Louise hopes she can finally escape her filing and typing duties. With the job come two new colleagues: Alice Osborne, a propaganda expert, and Merle Ellison, a forger from Texas who just happens to speak fluent German. But when the three arrive at Fort Meade camp, to interview the first German

Feb 1, 2016
The knave of hearts by Boyle, Elizabeth, author.

The knave of hearts

Lavinia Tempest sees her chances for a spectacular season in London ruined with revelations about her mother's scandalous past, but Alaster "Tuck" Rowland, who is partly responsible for Lavinia's downfall, takes on the task of restoring her reputation.

Feb 1, 2016
Coconut cowboy by Dorsey, Tim, author

Coconut cowboy

Embarking on a plan to finish the motorcycle journey of his Easy Rider heroes in the Florida panhandle, Serge Storms and his sidekick Coleman encounter corrupt politicians, homicides, and mind-altering drugs.

Feb 1, 2016
Keep on loving you by Ridgway, Christie, author.

Keep on loving you

"Love comes home to Blue Arrow Lake when childhood sweethearts get an unexpected second chance."--

Feb 1, 2016
Jilting the duke by Miles, Rachael, author.

Jilting the duke

"When Aidan Somerville, Duke of Forster, is named the guardian to his deceased best friend?s young son, he is forced to confront the boy?s mother, Sophia Gardiner, to whom he was engaged before he went off to war?and whom he still has feelings for despite her betrayal."--

Feb 1, 2016
Hunted. by Heiter, Elizabeth.

Hunted.

Terror stalks a small Virginia town. FBI rising star, criminal profiler Evelyn Baine, knows how to think like a serial killer. But she's never chased anyone like the Bakersville Burier, who hunts young women and displays them, half-buried, deep in the woods. As the body count climbs, Evelyn's relentless pursuit of the killer puts her career--and her life--at risk. And the evil lurking in the Burier's mind may be more than even she can unravel. Terror is closer than she thinks' The Bakersville Bu

Feb 1, 2016
The illegal - a novel by Hill, Lawrence, 1957-, author

The illegal - a novel

Keita Ali is on the run. He is desperate to flee Zantoroland, a mountainous black island that produces the fastest marathoners in the world. Keita signs on with notorious marathon agent Anton Hamm, who provides Keita with a chance to run the Boston marathon in return for a huge cut of the winning purse. But when Keita fails to place among the top finishers, rather than being sent back to his own country, he goes into hiding in Freedom State a wealthy nation that has elected a government bent on

Feb 1, 2016
Into the fury by Martin, Kat, author.

Into the fury

After a group of lingerie models are threatened, Ethan Brodie is brought on to protect them, and when one is murdered, he finds himself drawn closer to the breathtaking Valentine Hart, as he gets closer to the answers he needs to solve the crime.

Feb 1, 2016
The poison artist by Moore, Jonathan, 1977- author.

The poison artist

Feb 1, 2016
The great train massacre by Johnstone, William W., author.

The great train massacre

"After surviving a brilliantly plotted murder attempt, the richest man in San Francisco is looking to hire the best protection money can buy. Enter Matt Jensen, who, for the princely sum of $5000, agrees to escort millionaire John Gillespie and his very fetching daughter on a railway journey from Frisco to Chicago. There's just one catch: the world's deadliest killers are coming along for the ride. In Provo, Utah, a knife-wielding assassin leads Jensen on a life-or-death chase across the roof of

Feb 1, 2016
Reckless by Kincaid, Kimberly, author.

Reckless

"While feeding the people in her hometown of Fairview, Zoe Westin, a fire captain's daughter, is saddled with a hot firefighter doing community service who stirs up the heat as he challenges her both in the kitchen and out."--

Feb 1, 2016
Collected stories by Barth, John, 1930- author.

Collected stories

When John Barth's Lost in the Funhouse appeared in 1968, American fiction was turned on its head. Barth's writing was not a response to the realistic fiction that characterized American literature at the time; it beckoned back to the founders of the novel: Cervantes, Rabelais, and Sterne, echoing their playfulness and reflecting the freedom inherent in the writing of fiction. This collection of Barth's short fiction is a landmark event, bringing all of his previous collections together in one vo

Feb 1, 2016