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A slipping-down life by Tyler, Anne, author.

A slipping-down life

Tells the story of Evie Decker and her unlikely romance with Drumstrings Casey, a small-time rock singer who plays in a country roadhouse.

Feb 20, 2015
A touch of stardust by Alcott, Kate.

A touch of stardust

Although Julie Crawford has dreams of becoming a screenwriter, the only job she's able to find is one in the studio publicity office of the notoriously demanding producer David O. Selznick--who is busy burning through directors, writers and money as he begins filming "Gone with the Wind."

Feb 24, 2015
After birth by Albert, Elisa, 1978- author.

After birth

"A year has passed since Ari gave birth to Walker, though it went so badly awry she has trouble calling it 'birth' and still she can't locate herself in her altered universe. Amid the strange, disjointed rhythms of her days and nights and another impending winter in upstate New York, Ari is a tree without roots, struggling to keep her branches aloft. When Mina, a one-time cult musician--older, self-contained, alone, and nine-months pregnant--moves to town, Ari sees the possibility of a new frien

Feb 20, 2015
Ajax Penumbra 1969 by Sloan, Robin, 1979- author.

Ajax Penumbra 1969

Feb 24, 2015
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness. While previous versions have

Feb 26, 2015
Becoming Lady Lockwood - a regency romance by Moore, Jennifer (Jennifer Lunt)

Becoming Lady Lockwood - a regency romance

With the arrival of Captain Sir William Drake, widow and heiress Amelia Beckett's plans quickly go awry for Drake is out to prove that Amelia's marriage to his brother was a fraud. Left with no choice, Amelia joins the captain on his return voyage to England, and the two quickly find that ship life does not allow for evasion. Set in the 1800's.

Feb 26, 2015
Blue stars by Tedrowe, Emily Gray, author.

Blue stars

"Emily Gray Tedrowe has written an extraordinary novel about ordinary people, a graceful and gritty portrayal of what it's like for the women whose husbands and sons are deployed in Iraq. BLUE STARS brings to life the realities of the modern day home front: how to get through the daily challenges of motherhood and holding down a job while bearing the stress and uncertainty of war, when everything can change in an instant. It tells the story of Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor, who is dra

Feb 20, 2015
Breathing lessons by Tyler, Anne, author.

Breathing lessons

While driving to the funeral of a friend, a couple married twenty-eight years examine the expectations and disappointments of their marriage.

Feb 20, 2015
Bring on the dusk by Buchman, M. L. (Matthew Lieber), author.

Bring on the dusk

"Name: Claudia Jean Casperson. Rank: Captain, SOAR - 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). Motto: Night Stalkers Don't Quit. Name: Michael Gibson. Rank: Colonel, Delta Force -- Special Forces Operational Detachment -- Delta (The Unit). Motto: Without Equal. Mission: To go together where no one else can, and to get out alive with no one the wiser. Five nations surround the Caspian Sea, five nations desperate for the vast resources there, and willing to go to war. It will take all

Feb 26, 2015
Can't find my way home by Thompson, Carlene, author.

Can't find my way home

Brynn Wilder must confront a dark and dangerous walk back into her traumatic past. Eighteen years ago, twelve-year-old Brynn Wilder's life changed forever when her father and a teenage girl were severely injured in a brutal attack in the woods. Jonah Wilder died, but fifteen-year-old Tessa Cavanaugh survived to tell the world about her horrific ordeal, and Brynn's devoted father was soon identified as the infamous Genessa Point serial killer. Brynn and her family fled the town, and Brynn swore n

Feb 26, 2015
Canary by Swierczynski, Duane, author.

Canary

"Honors student Sarie Holland is busted by the local police while doing a favor for her boyfriend. Unwilling to betray him but desperate to avoid destroying her future, Sarie has no choice but to become a "CI" -- a confidential informant. Philly narcotics cop Ben Wildey is hungry for a career-making bust. The detective thinks he's found the key in Sarie: her boyfriend scores from a mid-level dealer with alleged ties to the major drug gangs. Sarie turns out to be the perfect CI: a quick study wit

Feb 26, 2015
Cursed by fire - the Immortal brothers by Frank, Jacquelyn.

Cursed by fire - the Immortal brothers

When he is offered a deal by the Goddess of Conflict, Dethan is cursed by fire for defying the gods and must conquer the city of Hexis, where he meets Selinda, who suffers under the machinations of her cruel, conniving fiance´, and decides that he is willing to risk everything to save this headstrong beauty.

Feb 26, 2015
Dead spots by Frater, Rhiannon, author.

Dead spots

"The stillbirth of Mackenzie's son destroyed her marriage. Grieving, Mac reluctantly heads for her childhood home to seek refuge with her mother, who constantly reminds her of life's dangers. Driving across Texas, Mac swerves to avoid hitting a deer...and winds up in a dead spot, a frightening place that lies between the worlds of the living and the dead. If they can control their imaginations, people can literally bring their dreams to life--but most are besieged by fears and nightmares which p

Feb 26, 2015
Death by pastrami by Bernstein, Leonard S., author.

Death by pastrami

"A portrait of New York over the last fifty years, from the garment district of the 1950s to the country clubs of Long Island"--Page [4] of cover.

Feb 26, 2015
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - a novel by Tyler, Anne, author.

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - a novel

Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life, but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell ...

Feb 20, 2015
Dorothy Parker drank here by Meister, Ellen.

Dorothy Parker drank here

"The acid-tongued Dorothy Parker is back and haunting the halls of the Algonquin with her piercing wit, audacious voice, and unexpectedly tender wisdom. Heavenly peace? No, thank you. Dorothy Parker would rather wander the famous halls of the Algonquin Hotel, drink in hand, searching for someone, anyone, who will keep her company on this side of eternity. After forty years she thinks she's found the perfect candidate in Ted Shriver, a brilliant literary voice of the 1970s, silenced early in a pr

Feb 26, 2015
Earthly possessions - a novel by Tyler, Anne, author.

Earthly possessions - a novel

A housewife who thinks her life is going nowhere suddenly gets a lot more adventure than she had bargained for when she's taken hostage during a bank robbery.

Feb 20, 2015
Empire rising by Campbell, Rick (Navy Commander), author.

Empire rising

"Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet. After a decades-long largely secret military build up, Cheng sets his plan in motion by suddenly invading Taiwan and drawing the Pacific Fleet in to its defense. W

Feb 26, 2015
Falling into you by Wilder, Jasinda, author.

Falling into you

"Nell Hawthorne is in love with her life-long best friend, Kyle Calloway. Their young love is invincible and life is full of promise; then one night Kyle dies suddenly in a tragic accident and Nell is forever changed. She meets Kyle's older brother Colton for the first time at the funeral. They both struggle to move on with life as best they can. Years later, they meet again in New York City, and Colton realizes that Nell has never really gotten over Kyle's death. She seems to be harboring a dee

Feb 26, 2015
Fiercombe Manor by Riordan, Kate, author.

Fiercombe Manor

"This haunting and richly imagined dual-narrative historical novel, which will appeal to fans of Rebecca and The Little Stranger, features two women of very different eras who are united by the secrets hidden within the walls of an English manor house"--

Feb 26, 2015