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Beauty and the Wiener by Griffin, Casey Beauty and the Wiener

Jan 14, 2017
Bane and shadow by Skovron, Jon, author. Bane and shadow

"Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he becomes increasingly embroiled in palace politics, he learns that even life among the nobility can be deadly. While terrorizing imperial ships as the pirate Dire Bane, Hope stumbles onto a biomancer plot of such horrifying scope that it makes even the massacre of her childhood village seem small in comparison. With the biomancers tightening their grip of fear over the empire, Hope and Red struggle to fill their new roles a

Jan 14, 2017
The angels' share by Markert, James, 1974- author. The angels' share

"Some believed he was the second coming of Christ. William wasn't so sure. But when that drifter was buried next to the family distillery, everything changed. Now that Prohibition has ended, what the townspeople of Twisted Tree, Kentucky, need most is the revival of the Old Sam Bourbon distillery. But William McFee knows it'll take a miracle to convince his father, Barley, to once more fill his family's aging house with barrels full of bourbon. When a drifter recently buried near the distillery

Jan 14, 2017
The Amish Wanderer by Hilton, Laura V. The Amish Wanderer

Jan 14, 2017
Amiable with big teeth - a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem by McKay, Claude, 1890-1948, author. Amiable with big teeth - a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem

"A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final novel was celebrated as one of the most significant literary events in recent years. Building on the already extraordinary legacy of McKay's life and work, this colorful, dramatic novel centers on th

Jan 14, 2017
Wildfire at midnight by Stewart, Mary, 1916-2014, author. Wildfire at midnight

Classics. First published in 1956, this haunting novel of suspense and romance set in the Scottish Hebrides blends pungent description with sheer terror as only Mary Stewart can. Most visitors to the Isle of Skye are there to climb the jagged peaks of Blaven or fish the many sparkling streams, but Gianetta Brooke came to forget Nicholas Drury--the husband she had painfully divorced. Upon arrival, however, Gianetta realizes that this won't be a typical vacation when she discovers that Nicholas is

Jan 16, 2017
We want everything - the novel of Italy's hot autumn by Balestrini, Nanni, author. We want everything - the novel of Italy's hot autumn

"It was 1969, and temperatures were rising across the factories of the north as workers demanded better pay and conditions. Soon, discontent would erupt in what became known as Italy's 'Hot Autumn'. A young worker from the impoverished south arrives at Fiat's Mirafiori factory in Turin, where his darker complexion begins to fade from the fourteen-hour workdays in sweltering industrial heat. He is frequently late for work, and sells his blood when money runs low. He fakes a crushed finger to win

Jan 16, 2017
Transit by Cusk, Rachel, 1967- author. Transit

"Sequel to Rachel Cusk's Outline"--

Jan 16, 2017
Sewn with joy by Goyer, Tricia, author. Sewn with joy

Joy Miller wanted nothing more than to be a wife and mother--especially now that her relationship with Matthew Slagel, the bishop's son, was deepening. But when a television crew rolls into Pinecraft, Florida, to film a new show about the Amish, tension threatens to rip apart their relationship...and the entire Amish community.

Jan 16, 2017
The rising by Graham, Heather, author. The rising

"Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever. Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident lands Alex in the hospital, his world is turned upside down. His doctor is murdered. Then, his parents.

Jan 16, 2017
Resume speed by Block, Lawrence, author. Resume speed

"A new town, a fresh start. A chance to escape old demons. Or meet new ones. He got on the Trailways bus in Galbraith, North Dakota, booked all the way through to Spokane. But the Help Wanted sign at the diner in Cross Creek was calling his name. Soon, he had a job working in the grill and a place to stay, and a new name to go with them. But what he didn't have was peace of mind. Or a clear conscience. Or any memory at all of what he'd done the night before fleeing Galbraith. What he'd done to g

Jan 16, 2017
The newcomer by Fisher, Suzanne Woods, author. The newcomer

As Anna and her fellow church members seek out a new beginning in eighteenth-century Pennsylvania, she expresses an interest in ship carpenter Bairn, who has yet to commit to the strict expectations of the Amish community.

Jan 16, 2017
The little communist who never smiled - a novel by Lafon, Lola, 1974- author. The little communist who never smiled - a novel

"An award-winning novel powerfully re-imagines a childhood in the spotlight of history, politics, and destiny. Montreal 1976. A fourteen-year-old girl steps out onto the floor of the Montreal Forum and into history. Twenty seconds on uneven bars is all it takes for Nadia Comaneci, the slight, unsmiling child from Communist Romania, to etch herself into the collective memory. The electronic scoreboard, astonishing spectators with what has happened, shows 1.0. The judges have awarded an unpreceden

Jan 16, 2017
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel by Rooney, Kathleen, 1980- author. Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel

"Fall 2016 Library Journal Editors' Pick "In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street..." She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it." Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sha

Jan 16, 2017
The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel by Peacock, Nancy, author. The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel

A slave-turned-Comanche warrior travels from the brutality of a New Orleans sugar cane plantation to the indomitable frontier of untamed Texas to search for the woman he loves and his own identity.

Jan 16, 2017
Glaxo - a novel by Ronsino, Hernán, 1975- author. Glaxo - a novel

"Glaxo is a chilling novel of betrayal, romance, and murder, from a major Latin American writer being published in English for the first time. In a derelict town in the Argentine pampa, a decades-old betrayal simmers among a group of friends. One, a barber, returns from serving time for a crime he didn't commit; another, a policeman with ties to the military regime, discovers his wife's infidelity; a third lays dying. And an American missionary has been killed. But what happened among these men?

Jan 16, 2017
The future of silence - fiction by Korean women by The future of silence - fiction by Korean women

Jan 16, 2017
The fire by night by Messineo, Teresa, author. The fire by night

In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her patients, a Scottish officer, but Jo's heart is seared by the pain of all she has lost and seen. Nearing her b

Jan 16, 2017
Colonel Lágrimas by Fonseca, Carlos, 1987- author. Colonel Lágrimas

Holed away in a cabin in the Pyrenees, the world-famous and enigmatic mathematician Alexander Grothendieck is working furiously on a final project. But what exactly is this monumental, mysterious undertaking? Why did this man, one of the greatest geniuses of the century, a politically militant man himself, suddenly decide to abandon politics and society altogether? As the reader pursues the answer to these questions, two layered narratives emerge. One is a series of unforgettable characters that

Jan 16, 2017
Christmas masquerade by Macomber, Debbie, author. Christmas masquerade

"In the crush of a Mardi Gras parade, Jo Marie meets Andrew, her dream man. He stole a kiss, and Jo Marie's heart -- she can't forget the stranger she met so briefly. Then, at Christmas, she meets Andrew again -- only to discover he's someone else's fiance´. But is the engagement between Andrew and his intended all that it seems? Jo Marie has her doubts, which increase when she finds herself back in Andrew's arms in a dance during the whirlwind of Christmas festivities and parties. Is Jo Marie c

Jan 16, 2017

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