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The journey - a novel by Adler, H. G.

The journey - a novel

A novel of the Holocaust based on the author's own experiences chronicles the ordeal of one family, forced from their home and struggling to cope with the destruction, deprivation, and death around them, from the perspective of a single survivor. The tragic tale of the Lustig family doctor Leopold; his wife, Caroline; their children, Zerlina and Paul; and Caroline's sister, Ida who are sent to the walled city of Ruhenthal after authorities label them forbidden. Taking place during an unspecified

Dec 17, 2014
The island of Dr. Moreau by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.

The island of Dr. Moreau

"Dr. Moreau, a scientist expelled from his homeland for his cruel vivisection experiments, finds a deserted island that gives him the freedom to continue torturous transplantations and create hideous creatures with manlike intelligence. But as the brutally enforced order on Moreau's island dissolves, the true consequences of his experiments emerge, and his creations revert to beasts more shocking than nature could devise"--P. [4] of cover.

Dec 17, 2014
In the cards by Beck, Jamie, author.

In the cards

Fleeing her betraying fiance´, Lindsey rents a home next door to the distant Levi, a man who humiliated her years ago, but when Levi has a motorcycle accident, he needs her help recovering his body--and his heart.

Dec 17, 2014
How to be both by Smith, Ali, 1962-

How to be both

"SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions. There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice t

Dec 17, 2014
Hissy fit by Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954-

Hissy fit

Calling off her high-society wedding after discovering her fiance's infidelity, Keely Murdock faces financial ruin before receiving assistance--and an opportunity for revenge--from the new owner of a local bra company.

Dec 17, 2014
Hiding in plain sight by Farah, Nuruddin, 1945- author.

Hiding in plain sight

"When Bella learns of the murder of her beloved half brother by political extremists in Mogadiscio, she's in Rome. The two had different fathers but shared a Somali mother, from whom Bella's inherited her freewheeling ways. An internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling but aloof, she comes and goes as she pleases, juggling three lovers. But with her teenage niece and nephew effectively orphaned--their mother abandoned them years ago--she feels an unfamiliar surge of protective feeling"

Dec 17, 2014
Genocide of one - a thriller by Takano, Kazuaki, 1964- author.

Genocide of one - a thriller

"During a briefing in Washington D.C., the President is informed of a threat to national security: a three-year-old boy named Akili, who is already the smartest being on the planet. Representing the next step in human evolution, Akili can perceive patterns and predict future events better than most supercomputers, and is capable of manipulating grand-scale events like pieces on a chess board. And yet, for all that power, Akili has the emotional maturity of a child--which might make him the most

Dec 17, 2014
Farewell to Cedar Key by DuLong, Terri, author.

Farewell to Cedar Key

"Josie Sullivan adores her Cedar Key home. It's been the ideal place to raise her daughter, Orli, who's just turning sixteen. Now that Josie has realized her dream of becoming a registered nurse, she's been offered the perfect job too--helping Dr. Simon Mancini run his new practice. Until the clinic opens, Josie is filling in at Yarning Together, where she launches a series of knitting classes for men. Yet for all the vibrant changes, there are some tangled threads. Josie's romance-author mother

Dec 17, 2014
Caged in Winter by Walsh, Brighton.

Caged in Winter

"Aspiring chef Cade Maxwell is immediately, viscerally attracted to Winter Jacobson. But it's not her mouthwatering curves he's drawn to--it's the strange emptiness in her eyes. When Cade saves her from a drunken customer with grabby hands, he's shocked at her response... Winter doesn't need Cade's help. After a lifetime of getting by on her own, she's happy to rely on herself. She's exactly seventy-six days away from graduating college, and if she can hold it together that long, she'll finally

Dec 17, 2014
Arrest by Gray, June, 1979-, author.

Arrest

"Life begins at happily ever after... For Elsie and Henry, getting married and buying a house is only the beginning of their passionate new adventure. Elsie is flourishing in her job while Henry embarks on a new career as a police officer. Everything, it seems, has finally fallen into place. Just when it's all smooth sailing, they face life-altering changes that make Elsie question her ability to adapt. With Henry's job putting him in constant danger, she watches helplessly while he slips back i

Dec 17, 2014
1Q84 by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-

1Q84

Dec 17, 2014
The Boston girl - a novel by Diamant, Anita, author.

The Boston girl - a novel

A story "about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century. Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine--a world of short skirts, mov

Dec 17, 2014
Roulette by Mulry, Megan, author.

Roulette

Miki Durand has always dodged the limelight. As the illegitimate daughter of a French movie star and a Russian billionaire, she craves a normal life- and it's almost within reach. She's up for a tenure-track position and has a perfect-on-paper boyfriend. What more could a woman want? But when an unforeseen tragedy knocks her off cruise control, Miki finds herself leaving sunny LA for cosmopolitan St. Petersburg. With the fate of her father's international business in her hands, she comes face-to

Dec 17, 2014
Rabbit Angstrom - a tetralogy by Updike, John.

Rabbit Angstrom - a tetralogy

Four novels trace the life of Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom against the changing American society from the sixties to the eighties.

Dec 17, 2014
Worst case by Patterson, James, 1947-

Worst case

Detective Michael Bennett and FBI Abduction Specialist Emily Parker reluctantly team up to stop a killer targeting not only the children of New York's wealthiest families--but the entire city of New York.

Dec 17, 2014
The women - a novel by Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

The women - a novel

Recounts the life of Frank Lloyd Wright as told through the experiences of the four women who loved him: the Montenegrin beauty Olgivanna Milanoff; the passionate Southern belle Maud Miriam Noel; the spirited Mamah Cheney, tragically killed; and his young first wife, Kitty Tobin.

Dec 17, 2014
Surrender by Gray, June, 1979-

Surrender

"Bestselling author June Gray's romances have been praised as "scorching hot"(MsRomantic Reads). Now, in her latest scintillating read, one woman is torn between remembering her past and committing to an unpredictable future... Julie Keaton had everything-she had a new career in a new city and, more importantly, a bright future with fiance, Jason Sherman. That is, until the day she discovered that he had been killed in Afghanistan. In one moment, her life changed, as everything she'd hoped for d

Dec 17, 2014
Skylight by Saramago, José.

Skylight

"A previously unpublished novel by a literary master, Skylight tells the intertwined stories of the residents of a faded apartment building in 1940s Lisbon. Silvestre and Mariana, a happily married elderly couple, take in a young nomad, Abel, and soon discover their many differences. Adriana loves Beethoven more than any man, but her budding sexuality brings new feelings to the surface. Carmen left Galicia to marry humble Emilio, but hates Lisbon and longs for her first love, Manolo. Lidia used

Dec 17, 2014
The secret of Pembrooke Park by Klassen, Julie, 1964-

The secret of Pembrooke Park

In the mysteriously abandoned manor house Pembrooke Park, practical new resident Abigail searches for the treasure that it is rumored to contain.

Dec 17, 2014
Woman with a gun - a novel by Margolin, Phillip, author.

Woman with a gun - a novel

Inspired by an award-winning photograph, novelist Stacey Kim investigates the unsolved murder behind the photo and struggles to obtain key facts from a reclusive photographer.

Dec 17, 2014