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A school for fools by Sokolov, Sasha, 1943- author.

A school for fools

"By turns lyrical and philosophical, witty and baffling, A School for Fools confounds all expectations of the novel. Here we find not one reliable narrator but two “unreliable” narrators: the young man who is a student at the “school for fools” and his double. What begins as a reverie (with frequent interruptions) comes to seem a sort of fairy-tale quest not for gold or marriage but for self-knowledge. The currents of consciousness running through the novel are passionate and profound. Memories

Nov 23, 2015
A willing victim by Wilson, Laura, 1964-

A willing victim

"It's 1956 and the world is in turmoil?the Bikini Atoll, the Suez Crisis, the Hungarian Uprising?these are just some of the events of that year Inspector Ted Stratton can't help but think about as he makes his way through a murder investigation. The murder victim is a young man in London whose bookshelves are filled with literature on spirituality and esoteric religions, and who had just recently left the Foundation for Spiritual Understanding, a new age cult based in Suffolk. Traveling to Suffo

Nov 23, 2015
All of us and everything - a novel by Asher, Bridget.

All of us and everything - a novel

"Life as Augusta Rockwell knows it changes once she unearths a box of old letters written by her estranged husband, Nick Flemming, the love of her life and the father her children have never known. She's told her daughters that their absent father was actually a spy, which is why he couldn't be part of their lives. But the letters reveal that Nick has secretly been keeping tabs on his family all these years from afar -- a discovery that while shocking, has the potential to mend the fractured and

Nov 23, 2015
All the difference - a novel by Ferguson, Leah, author.

All the difference - a novel

"As the clock counts down to midnight and the ball slowly begins to drop, Molly's picture-perfect boyfriend gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him. She knows she should say yes, especially considering the baby-sized surprise she just discovered she's carrying. But something in her heart is telling her to say no"--

Nov 23, 2015
All the houses by Olsson, Karen, 1972- author.

All the houses

"A bittersweet, biting, sharply observed family drama from the author of Waterloo. After her father has a heart attack and subsequent surgery, Helen Atherton returns to her hometown of Washington, D.C., to help take care of him and, perhaps more honestly, herself. She's been living in Los Angeles, trying to work in Hollywood, slowly spiraling into a depression fueled by hours spent watching C-SPAN-her obsession with politics a holdover from a childhood interrupted by her father's involvement in

Nov 20, 2015
American blood by Sanders, Ben, 1989-

American blood

"After a botched undercover operation, ex-NYPD officer Marshall Grade is living in witness protection in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Marshall's instructions are to keep a low profile: the mob wants him dead, and a contract killer known as the Dallas Man has been hired to track him down. Racked with guilt over wrongs committed during his undercover work, and seeking atonement, Marshall investigates the disappearance of a local woman named Alyce Ray. Members of a drug ring seem to hold clues to Ray's wh

Nov 23, 2015
Amish Christmas at North Star - four stories of love & family by

Amish Christmas at North Star - four stories of love & family

"In this stirring Amish Christmas novella collection, beloved and best-selling Christian fiction authors join efforts to offer four heartwarming tales of love, faith, and the miracles that surround Christmas"--

Nov 23, 2015
Animal dreams - a novel by Kingsolver, Barbara.

Animal dreams - a novel

Hallie Nodine fights for justice in Nicaragua while her sister, Codi, returns to Arizona to confront her dying father, as myths, dreams, and flashbacks blend to examine life's commitments.

Nov 23, 2015
Another woman's daughter by Sussman, Fiona.

Another woman's daughter

"Set against the tumultuous background of apartheid South Africa, a powerful and moving debut about family, sacrifice, and discovering what it means to belong... Celia Mphephu knows her place in the world. A black servant working in the white suburbs of 1960s Johannesburg, she's all too aware of her limitations. Nonetheless, she has found herself a comfortable corner: She has a job, can support her faraway family, and is raising her youngest child, Miriam. But as racial tensions explode, Celia's

Nov 23, 2015
Basil by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889, author


Nov 17, 2015
Bats of the republic - an illuminated novel by Dodson, Zachary Thomas.

Bats of the republic - an illuminated novel

"In 1843, fragile naturalist Zadock Thomas must leave his beloved in Chicago to deliver a secret letter to an infamous general on the front lines of the war over Texas. The fate of the volatile republic, along with Zadock's future, depends on his mission. When a cloud of bats leads him off the trail, he happens upon something impossible...Three hundred years later, the world has collapsed and the remnants of humanity cling to a strange society of paranoia. Zeke Thomas has inherited a sealed enve

Nov 17, 2015
Beatlebone - a novel by Barry, Kevin, 1969-

Beatlebone - a novel

"It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York City to try to find the island off the west coast of Ireland he bought nine years prior. Leaving behind domesticity, his approaching forties, his inability to create, and his memories of his parents, he sets off to find calm in the comfortable silence of isolation. But when he puts himself in the hands of a shape-shifting driver full of Irish charm and dark whimsy, what ensues can only be termed a magical mystery tour. Beatlebone is a tour de fo

Nov 23, 2015
Bella and the beast by Drake, Olivia, author.

Bella and the beast

"Bella Jones feels like a fish out of water in civilized England. Raised abroad by her explorer father, she's amused by the very proper manners of the nobility. Nevertheless, to save her younger siblings from ruin, she must infiltrate a ducal household in order to find the map to an ancient treasure trove. Alas, the haughty, handsome duke stands in her way...unless she can tame his beastly temper, that is. Miles Grayson, the Duke of Aylwin, prefers antiquities to, well, everything else. Especial

Nov 19, 2015
Benchere in wonderland - a novel by Gillis, Steven, 1957-

Benchere in wonderland - a novel

After the death of his wife, Michael Benchere heads into the Kalahari Desert determined to create a sculpture that celebrates nothing more than the pure beauty of art.

Nov 20, 2015
Blind shuffle - a Rusty Diamond novel by Williams, Austin (Austin Lowry), 1970-, author

Blind shuffle - a Rusty Diamond novel

"Rusty Diamond abandoned the Crescent City years ago to pursue fame in Las Vegas, leaving Marceline Lavalle, the daughter of his mentor, with a broken heart. Now Rusty has come back to make amends with his former teacher and his first love - but Prosper Lavalle won't face him, and no one has seen Marceline for days. Five months pregnant, Marceline's vanished without a trace. Her estranged boyfriend, a casino boss with criminal ties and a hair-trigger temper, claims no knowledge of her whereabout

Nov 23, 2015
Bohemian Gospel by Carpenter, Dana Chamblee, author.

Bohemian Gospel

Thirteenth-century Bohemia is a dangerous place for a girl, especially one as odd as Mouse, born with unnatural senses and an uncanny intellect. Some call her a witch. Others call her an angel. Even Mouse doesn't know who -- or what -- she is. But she means to find out. When young King Ottakar shows up at the Abbey wounded by a traitor's arrow, Mouse breaks church law to save him and then agrees to accompany him back to Prague as his personal healer. Caught in the undertow of court politics at t

Nov 23, 2015
Buffalo palace - the plainsmen by Johnston, Terry C.

Buffalo palace - the plainsmen

Nov 20, 2015
Charmed particles by Kolaya, Chrissy.

Charmed particles

"Set in a fictional prairie town in which the two overarching industries are a living history facility and a laboratory for experiments in high-energy particle physics, [this book] tells the intertwined stories of two families"--

Nov 23, 2015
Christmas in the Duke's Arms by

Christmas in the Duke's Arms

Nov 23, 2015
Coal River by Wiseman, Ellen Marie

Coal River

Nov 20, 2015