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Nick & Jake - an epistolary novel by Richards, Jonathan, 1941-

Nick & Jake - an epistolary novel

Forging a friendship at the peak of McCarthyism in 1953, Nick Carraway from Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" and Jake Barnes from Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" embark on an endeavor to save the country from a CIA plot.

Aug 19, 2016
Napoleon's last island - a novel by Keneally, Thomas, author.

Napoleon's last island - a novel

"From the bestselling author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars, a new historical novel set on the remote island of Saint Helena about the remarkable friendship between a young woman and one of history's most intriguing figures, Napoleon Bonaparte, during the final years of his life in exile. In October 1815, after losing the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte was banished to the island of Saint Helena. There, in one of the most remote places on earth, he lived out the final six

Aug 19, 2016
The motion of puppets / A Novel by Donohue, Keith, author.

The motion of puppets / A Novel

"In the Old City of Que´bec, Kay Harper falls in love with a puppet in the window of the Quatre Mains, a toy shop that is never open. She is spending her summer working as an acrobat with the cirque while her husband, Theo, is translating a biography of the pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge. Late one night, Kay fears someone is following her home. Surprised to see that the lights of the toy shop are on and the door is open, she takes shelter inside. The next morning Theo wakes up to dis

Aug 19, 2016
A most extraordinary pursuit by Gray, Juliana, 1972- author.

A most extraordinary pursuit

"Known for her original plots, deft characterization, and lyrical voice, Juliana Gray presents an extraordinary novel of an uncommon pursuit... February, 1906. As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia--and a woman of scrupulouscharacter--Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht, under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London. But here they are, im

Aug 19, 2016
The mortifications - a novel by Palacio, Derek, 1982- author.

The mortifications - a novel

Conflicting political ideals, culture clashes, spiritual crises and divided passions challenge a Cuban-American family over multiple generations at the turn of the twenty-first century.

Aug 19, 2016
The more they disappear by Donaldson, Jesse, author.

The more they disappear

" When long-time Kentucky sheriff Lew Mattock is shot in the head by a confused, drug-addicted teenager, chief deputy Harlan Dupee is tasked with solving the crime. Every criminal the sheriff ever locked up is a suspect, but as Harlan examines the circumstances surrounding Lew's death, he finds out his former boss wasn't an innocent. Harlan's search takes him headlong into the county's burgeoning prescription drug trade, from wooded ATV parks and tobacco farms to riverboat casinos, from the slan

Aug 19, 2016
Monticello - a daughter and her father - a novel by Gunning, Sally, author.

Monticello - a daughter and her father - a novel

A tale inspired by the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and his eldest daughter, Martha, finds her returning after five years abroad to the family's Virginia plantation, where heartbreak and political challenges are complicated by her father's absence.

Aug 19, 2016
Monsoon summer by Gregson, Julia, author.

Monsoon summer

"By the award-winning author of East of the Sun, an epic love story moving from England to India, about the forbidden love between a young Indian doctor and an English midwife"--

Aug 19, 2016
Late Stories by Dixon, Stephen

Late Stories

Aug 19, 2016
The last road home by Johnson, Danny, 1946- author.

The last road home

In a novel that explores race relations, first love, and coming of age in mid-twentieth-century North Carolina, a white boy falls in love with a black sharecropper's daughter, before Klan-related violence, a dark secret, and war challenge their bond.

Aug 19, 2016
The angel of Forest Hill - an Amish Christmas romance by Woodsmall, Cindy, author.

The angel of Forest Hill - an Amish Christmas romance

"This original Amish Christmas novella from best-selling author Cindy Woodsmall promises to warm the hearts of her many fans with its Old Order Amish ways, touching romance, realistic faith experiences, and holiday-season family drama"--

Aug 19, 2016
Among the living by Rabb, Jonathan, author.

Among the living

"A moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia. In late summer 1947, thirty-one-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a camp survivor, arrives in Savannah to live with his only remaining relatives.They are Abe and Pearl Jesler, older, childless, and an integral part of the thriving Jewish community that has been in Georgia since the founding of the colony. There, Yitzhak discovers a fractured world, where Reform and Conservative Jews live

Aug 19, 2016
The angel of history by Alameddine, Rabih, author.

The angel of history

""There are many ways to break someone's heart, but Rabih Alameddine is one rare writer who not only breaks our hearts but gives every broken piece a new life."-Yiyun Li Following the critical and commercial success of An Unnecessary Woman, Alameddine delivers a spectacular portrait of a man and an era of profound political and social upheaval. Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych clinic, The Angel of History follows Yemeni-born poet Jacob as he revisits the events o

Aug 19, 2016
Damaged - a Rosato and Associates novel by Scottoline, Lisa, author.

Damaged - a Rosato and Associates novel

"Damaged finds Mary DiNunzio, partner at the all-female law firm of Rosato & DiNunzio, embroiled in one of her most heartbreaking cases yet. Suing the Philadelphia school district to get help for a middle school boy with emotional issues, Mary ends up becoming the guardian ad litem of her minor client. As she goes up against Nick Machiavelli, her opposing counsel and the dark prince of South Philly lawyers who will use any means necessary to defeat her, she becomes more and more invested in the

Aug 19, 2016
Curious minds - a Knight and moon novel by Evanovich, Janet, author.

Curious minds - a Knight and moon novel

"A brand-new series introducing a fun and entertaining crime-solving team with great romantic chemistry--fiesty financial analyst Riley Moon and eccentric savant Emerson Knight. Riley Moon is a junior analyst at a mega-bank, when she uncovers what looks like an embezzlement scheme that could lead straight to the top. With his gold gone missing and analysts disappearing, famously eccentric Emerson Knight, the bank's biggest client, decides to take on his own investigation. With Emerson's laserlik

Aug 19, 2016
All That Man Is - Stories by Szalay, David

All That Man Is - Stories

Aug 19, 2016
Aly's house by Meacham, Leila, 1938- author.

Aly's house

Aly Kingston still retains her girlhood crush on Marshall Wayne, despite his apparent designs on her father's bank.

Aug 19, 2016
All True Not a Lie in It by Hawley, Alix

All True Not a Lie in It

Aug 19, 2016
Ark by Tepper, Julian, author.

Ark

"Ben Arkin, patriarch of the family, is an artist who has never sold a piece. His children, Sondra, Doris, and Oliver run a record label that has never produced a hit, and that Ben and his wife have bankrolled. When Doris strikes out to form her own label, Sondra sues the entire Arkin family, setting about a series of events that ultimately lead to their demise. The story is told primarily from the perspective of Oliver's daughter, Rebecca, an attorney who might be the only redeeming member of t

Aug 19, 2016
The annual big arsenic fishing contest! - a novel by Nichols, John Treadwell, 1940- author.

The annual big arsenic fishing contest! - a novel

Aug 19, 2016