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Bane and shadow by Skovron, Jon, author. Bane and shadow

"Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he becomes increasingly embroiled in palace politics, he learns that even life among the nobility can be deadly. While terrorizing imperial ships as the pirate Dire Bane, Hope stumbles onto a biomancer plot of such horrifying scope that it makes even the massacre of her childhood village seem small in comparison. With the biomancers tightening their grip of fear over the empire, Hope and Red struggle to fill their new roles a

Jan 14, 2017
The angels' share by Markert, James, 1974- author. The angels' share

"Some believed he was the second coming of Christ. William wasn't so sure. But when that drifter was buried next to the family distillery, everything changed. Now that Prohibition has ended, what the townspeople of Twisted Tree, Kentucky, need most is the revival of the Old Sam Bourbon distillery. But William McFee knows it'll take a miracle to convince his father, Barley, to once more fill his family's aging house with barrels full of bourbon. When a drifter recently buried near the distillery

Jan 14, 2017
The Amish Wanderer by Hilton, Laura V. The Amish Wanderer

Jan 14, 2017
Amiable with big teeth - a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem by McKay, Claude, 1890-1948, author. Amiable with big teeth - a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem

"A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final novel was celebrated as one of the most significant literary events in recent years. Building on the already extraordinary legacy of McKay's life and work, this colorful, dramatic novel centers on th

Jan 14, 2017
A word for love by Robbins, Emily, author. A word for love

"A mesmerizing debut set in Syria on the cusp of the unrest, [This book] is the spare and exquisitely told story of a young American woman transformed by language, risk, war, and a startling new understanding of love. It is said there are ninety-nine Arabic words for love. Bea, an American exchange student, has learned them all: in search of deep feeling, she travels to a Middle Eastern country known to hold the "The Astonishing Text," an ancient, original manuscript of a famous Arabic love sto

Jan 13, 2017
The vanquished - a Bruno Johnson novel by Putnam, David W. The vanquished - a Bruno Johnson novel

Former cop and ex-con Bruno Johnson and his wife Marie, living in their safe haven in Costa Rica with the children they illegally rescued from certain death, find a message from their outlaw motorcycle gang enemies-written on the back of one of their beloved children. The motorcycle gang, Sons of Satan, out for revenge, will stop at nothing to lure the now furious Bruno back into their web. Bruno and Marie, forced to return to Southern California, battle additional demons in the form of an ex-sp

Jan 13, 2017
This is not over. by Brown, Holly, 1974- This is not over.

Clashing over exchanged insults that compromise their reputations, a woman running from her sordid past and a doctor's wife who depends on tenant income risk everything to protect shattering secrets.

Jan 13, 2017
Shadow of the storm by Cossette, Connilyn, author. Shadow of the storm

In the Depth of the Storm's Shadow, Only Truth Can Light Her Way Having escaped Egypt with the other Hebrews during the Exodus, Shira is now living in freedom at the foot of Mt. Sinai, upon which rests the fiery glowing Cloud containing the shekinah glory of God. When the people disobey Yahweh and build a golden idol, the ensuing chaos gives Shira an unexpected opportunity to learn the arts of midwifery. Although her mother wishes for her to continue in the family weaving trade, Shira's gifts sh

Jan 13, 2017
Perforated heart - a novel by Bogosian, Eric. Perforated heart - a novel

A successful writer examines the journals he kept in 1970s New York and contrasts his life as an older, more experienced, and jaded author with the ambitions and ideals of his younger self.

Jan 13, 2017
Night of fire - a novel by Thubron, Colin, 1939- author. Night of fire - a novel

"Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory. A house is burning, threatening the existence of its six tenants--including a failed priest; a naturalist; a neurosurgeon; an invalid dreaming of his anxious boyhood; and their landlord, whose relationship to the tenants is both intimate and shadowy. At times, he shares their preoccupations and memories. He will also share the

Jan 13, 2017
Never never by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Never never

Detective Harriet Blue of the Sydney Police Department prides herself on an uncanny ability to catch the most deviant of criminals. So when her brother is charged with a brutal string of murders, it rocks her world. Shocked, in denial, and facing uncomfortable questions about how much she knew, Harry is transferred to avoid the media circus. Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an isolated mine deep inside the desolate Australian outback--the never never--she uncovers an insular societ

Jan 13, 2017
K street - a Kay Hamilton Novel by Lawson, M. A., author. K street - a Kay Hamilton Novel

It's been almost a year since Kay Hamilton was fired from the DEA for going rogue. Since then, she's been employed by the Callahan Group, a covert intelligence agency based in Washington, D.C. Her job description is as dubious as the people she works for, and the undercover mission that nearly killed her in Viking Bay has Hamilton questioning the legitimacy of her employers. When Hamilton arrives at the Callahan Group's K Street office to tender her resignation, she unwittingly interrupts a dead

Jan 13, 2017
Indelible - a novel by Saunders, Adelia, author. Indelible - a novel

"Magdalena has an unsettling gift. She sees the truth about people written on their skin--names, dates, details both banal and profound--and her only relief from the onslaught of information is to take off her glasses and let the world recede. Mercifully, her own skin is blank. When she meets Neil, she is intrigued to see her name on his cheek. He's in Paris for the summer, studying a medieval pilfrimage to the coast of Spain, where the body of Saint Jacques is said to have washed ashore, covere

Jan 13, 2017
Human acts - a novel by Han, Kang, 1970- author. Human acts - a novel

Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones.

Jan 13, 2017
Homesick for another world - [stories] by Moshfegh, Ottessa, author. Homesick for another world - [stories]

"An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time. Ottessa Moshfegh's debut novel Eileen was one of the literary events of 2015. Garlanded with critical acclaim, it was named a book of the year by The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. But as many critics noted, Moshfegh is particularly held in aw

Jan 13, 2017
Hey Harry, hey Matilda by Hulin, Rachel, author. Hey Harry, hey Matilda

"A brilliant, hilarious, endlessly inventive debut, Hey Harry, Hey Matilda is the story--told entirely in emails--of fraternal twins Harry and Matilda Goodman as they fumble into adulthood, telling lies and keeping secrets, and finally confronting their complicated twin-ship"--

Jan 13, 2017
The futures - a novel by Pitoniak, Anna, author. The futures - a novel

Falling in love as Yale students and moving to New York City in 2008, hedge fund employee Evan is embroiled in a deal that risks everything he has worked for, while nonprofit employee Julia reconnects with someone from her past who represents a different kind of life.

Jan 13, 2017
Fraulein M by Woods, Caroline (Caroline Courtney), author. Fraulein M

"BERLIN, 1931: Sisters raised in a Catholic orphanage, Berni and Grete Metzger are each other's whole world. That is, until life propels them to opposite sides of seedy, splendid, and violent Weimar Berlin. Berni becomes a cigarette girl, a denizen of the cabaret scene alongside her transgender best friend, who is considering a risky gender reassignment surgery. Meanwhile Grete is hired as a maid to a Nazi family, and begins to form a complicated bond with their son. As Germany barrels toward th

Jan 13, 2017
Fickle by Manus, Peter, author. Fickle

A man falls to his death in front of a subway train in Boston. The only witness is a woman whose blog turns up in the dead man's computer.

Jan 13, 2017
Feversong - a Fever novel by Moning, Karen Marie, author. Feversong - a Fever novel

MacKayla Lane and Jericho Barrons return in the conclusion to the "Fever series, where a world thrown into chaos grows more treacherous at every turn. "As Mac, Barrons, Ryodan, and Jada struggle to restore control, enemies become allies, right and wrong cease to exist, and the lines between life and death, lust and love, disappear completely...This time, there&#x;s no gain without sacrifice, no pursuit without risk, no victory without irrevocable loss. In the battle for Mac's soul, every decisi

Jan 13, 2017

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