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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
Above us only sky - a novel by Young-Stone, Michele, author.

Above us only sky - a novel

"[A] magical novel about a family of women separated by oceans, generations, and war, but connected by something much greater--the gift of wings" --

Feb 27, 2015
Act of god by Ciment, Jill, 1953-

Act of god

"When their row house is contaminated by a strange mold infestation that ultimately spreads throughout Brooklyn, four women are forced to evacuate with only the clothes on their backs and become caught up in a nightmare as frightened, bewildered New Yorkers wait out the plague."--

Feb 27, 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
Aquarium by Vann, David, author.

Aquarium

"Twelve year old Caitlin lives alone with her mother-- a docker at the local container port-in subsidized housing next to an airport in Seattle. Each day, while she waits to be picked up after school, Caitlin visits the local aquarium to study the fish. Gazing at the creatures within the watery depths, Caitlin accesses a shimmering universe beyond her own. When she befriends an old man at the tanks one day, who seems as enamored of the fish as she, Caitlin cracks open a dark family secret and pr

Feb 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2015
Crow fair - stories by McGuane, Thomas

Crow fair - stories

"As his mother's dementia worsens, a devoted, favored son is shocked to learn of his mother's past; a father's meager outdoor skills are no match for a terrifying turn in the weather; old friends holding too many grudges go camping and hire a suicidal guide with too many rules. In several stories, unlikely alliances form: an eccentric neighbor who babysits for a busy, unstable couple becomes overly attached; an accomplished cattle geneticist gets sidetracked by the glamour of a stranger's easy m

Feb 27, 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 27, 2015
Dark debt - a Chicagoland vampires novel by Neill, Chloe.

Dark debt - a Chicagoland vampires novel

"A vampire never gets old. But neither do his enemies. When a figure from Ethan's dark past makes a splashy debut in Chicago, Merit and her Master don't know whether he's friend or foe. But they'll have to figure out soon, because trouble is brewing in the Windy City. At an exclusive society soiree attended by the upper echelons of the human and supernatural worlds, Merit and Ethan barely stop the assassination of a guest. When the target turns out to be a shady businessman with a criminal edge,

Feb 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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
Find me - a novel by Van den Berg, Laura, author.

Find me - a novel

"Find Me is the story of a young woman reckoning with the ghosts of her past in a post-epidemic America"--

Feb 24, 2015