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The fracking king - a novel by Browning, James (Environmentalist)

The fracking king - a novel

"The Fracking King follows Winston Crwth--a boarding-school kid, loner, and Scrabble prodigy--who becomes an unlikely hero in the fight to stop fracking in Pennsylvania. Truth is a rare commodity in politics, and the idea of "winning" a debate as cleanly and simply as you'd win a Scrabble game can seem impossible. But with the truth on his side, a jar of toxic "frackwater," and the belief that he can win a Scrabble tournament whose first prize is a meeting with the governor, Winston creates a mo

Jul 16, 2014
Don't try to find me by Brown, Holly, 1974- author.

Don't try to find me

"When 14-year-old Marley Willits runs away, her parents embark on a public social media campaign to find her, exposing all their darkest secrets and changing their family forever in this suspenseful and gripping debut novel"--

Jul 16, 2014
Metal gear solid 2. Sons of liberty by Benson, Raymond, 1955-

Metal gear solid 2. Sons of liberty

Solid Snake and his partner Otacon are lost at sea in the wake of a terrorist attack while rookie FOXHOUND operative Raiden is working to rescue the president from terrorist captors.

Jul 16, 2014
Landline by Rowell, Rainbow.

Landline

"In New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's Landline, Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply -- but that almost seems besides the point now.Maybe that was always besides the point.Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. She's a TV writer, and something's come up on her show; she has to sta

Jul 16, 2014
The last magazine - a novel by Hastings, Michael, 1980-2013.

The last magazine - a novel

"A novel about the last few months at a magazine modeled after NEWSWEEK"--

Jul 16, 2014
Sand and fire by Young, Thomas W., 1962-

Sand and fire

"A remarkable military thriller from one of the most widely acclaimed new suspense writers in years-"Fans of Clancy and Coonts need to add Young to their must-read list" (Booklist). North Africa. A jihadist leader has seized a supply of sarin gas and is wreaking havoc: a nightclub in Sicily, a packed street in Gibraltar. Acting on information, Marine gunnery sergeant A. E. Blount, at six-foot-eight a formidable warrior, the grandson of one of the first black Marines, sets out with his strike for

Jul 16, 2014
When she was good by Roth, Philip.

When she was good

In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a terrible disease. When she was still a child, Lucy Nelson had her alcoholic failure of a father thrown in jail. Ever since then she has been trying to reform the men around her, even if that ultimately means destroying herself in the process. With his unerring portrait

Jul 16, 2014
The girls from Corona del Mar by Thorpe, Rufi.

The girls from Corona del Mar

"Growing up in a lower-middle-class neighborhood in Southern California, Mia always compared herself unfavorably with best friend Lorrie Ann, who had a serene sweetness and goodness and, in Mia's eyes, a perfect family series of personal tragedies befalls Lorrie Ann and pulls the two friends in divergent directions: Mia to Yale and eventual success as a classics scholar; Lorrie Ann to early widowhood, motherhood to a severely handicapped son, and, eventually, drug addiction. When Lorrie Ann unex

Jul 16, 2014
The awakening of Miss Prim by Sanmartin Fenollera, Natalia.

The awakening of Miss Prim

"Prudencia Prim is a young woman of intelligence and achievement, with a deep knowledge of literature and several letters after her name. But when she accepts the post of private librarian in the village of San Ireneo de Arnois, she is unprepared for what she encounters there. Her employer, a book-loving intellectual, is dashing yet contrarian, always ready with a critique of her cherished Jane Austen and Louisa May Alcott. The neighbors, too, are capable of charm and eccentricity in equal measu

Jul 16, 2014
The black hour by Rader-Day, Lori, 1973-

The black hour

"For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic--until a student she'd never met shot her. He also shot himself. Now he's dead and she's back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can't let go: Why? All she wants is for life to get back to normal, but normal is looking hard to come by. She's thirty-eight and hobbles with a cane. Her first student interaction ends in tears (hers). Her fellow facult

Jul 16, 2014
Boomerang - a Boomerang novel by August, Noelle.

Boomerang - a Boomerang novel

"The first book in a sensational New Adult trilogy from Noelle August. Welcome to Boomerang.com, the dating site for the millennial gen with its no-fuss, no-commitments matchups, and where work is steamier than any random hook-up. Mia Galliano is an aspiring filmmaker. Ethan Vance has just played his last game as a collegiate soccer star. They're sharp, hungry for success, and they share a secret. Last night, Ethan and Mia met at a bar, and, well. one thing led to another, which led to them waki

Jul 16, 2014
The confessions of Frances Godwin - a novel by Hellenga, Robert, 1941-

The confessions of Frances Godwin - a novel

"The Confessions of Frances Godwin is the fictional memoir of a retired high school Latin teacher looking back on a life of trying to do her best amidst transgressions--starting with her affair with Paul, whom she later marries. Now that Paul is dead and she's retired, Frances Godwin thinks her story is over--but of course the rest of her life is full of surprises, including the truly shocking turn of events that occurs when she takes matters into her own hands after her daughter Stella's husban

Jul 16, 2014
Close your eyes, hold hands - a novel by Bohjalian, Chris, 1960-, author.

Close your eyes, hold hands - a novel

Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy.

Jul 16, 2014
The visitors - a novel by Beauman, Sally, author.

The visitors - a novel

"Built around Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, this evocative novel from New York Times-bestselling author Sally Beauman blends fact and fiction to recreate a lost world that's still fiercely enthralling and relevant today"--

Jul 16, 2014
Wyoming wedding by Parra, Nancy J.

Wyoming wedding

Jul 16, 2014
Agostino by Moravia, Alberto, 1907-1990.

Agostino

"A thirteen-year-old boy spending the summer at a Tuscan seaside resort feels displaced in his beautiful widowed mother's affections by her cocksure new companion and strays into the company of some local young toughs and their unsettling leader, a fleshy older boatman with six fingers on each hand. Initially repelled by their squalor and brutality, repeatedly humiliated for his well-bred frailty and above all for his ingenuousness in matters of women and sex, the boy nonetheless finds himself m

Jul 16, 2014
The art of leaving by Stothard, Anna.

The art of leaving

Leaving has always come naturally to Eva Elliott. The daughter of a pilot, she spent her childhood leaving schools and cities. Now an adult, she enjoys the thrill of saying goodbye much more than the butterflies of a first smile or kiss. There's so much more potential in walking away, and Eva has always had a dangerously vivid imagination. During a rainy summer in Soho, when she becomes fascinated by a golden eagle that has escaped London Zoo to prowl the city, and a beguiling stranger begins ap

Jul 16, 2014
61 hours by Child, Lee.

61 hours

A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces--and Reacher will risk his own to save her from a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.

Jul 16, 2014
As sure as the dawn by Rivers, Francine, 1947-

As sure as the dawn

Atretes, German warrior. Revered gladiator. He won his freedom through his fierceness ... but his life is changed forever when he learns his son is alive. Atretes vows to find his son and return to Germania. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby. But Atretes is undaunted. One woman should be no trouble at all. It doesn't take him long to find out just how wrong he is.

Jul 16, 2014
Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever? - a novel by Eggers, Dave.

Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever? - a novel

One man struggles to make sense of his country, seeking answers the only way he knows how.

Jul 17, 2014