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War of the encyclopaedists - a novel by Robinson, Christopher Gerald, author.

War of the encyclopaedists - a novel

"On a summer night, in the arty enclave of Capitol Hill, Seattle, best friends Mickey Montauk and Halifax Corderoy throw one last blowout party before their lives part ways. At twenty-three, they had planned to move together to Boston for graduate school, but global events have intervened: Montauk has just learned that his National Guard unit will deploy to Baghdad at the end of the summer. In the confusion of this altered future, Corderoy is faced with a moral dilemma: his girlfriend Mani has j

May 21, 2015
The silver swan - a novel by Delbanco, Elena.

The silver swan - a novel

May 21, 2015
Water from my heart - a novel by Martin, Charles, 1969-

Water from my heart - a novel

"Charlie Finn had to grow up fast, living alone by age sixteen. Highly intelligent, he earned a life-changing scholarship to Harvard, where he learned how to survive and thrive on the outskirts of privileged society. That skill served him well in the cutthroat business world, as it does in more lucrative but dangerous ventures he now operates off the coast of Miami. Charlie tries to separate relationships from work. But when his choices produce devastating consequences, he sets out to right wron

May 21, 2015
Lifted by the great nothing - a novel by Dimechkie, Karim, author.

Lifted by the great nothing - a novel

"At the center of this offbeat, big-hearted, and often dark world are a [Lebanese-American] son and his father trying to live normal lives by desperately keeping buried anything that identifies them as 'other.' With its poignant relationships, surprising love stories, and unsettling misadventures, [this book] is a ... portrait of a young man coming to terms with his country's--and his own--violent past"--

May 21, 2015
The perfect letter - a novel by Harrison, Chris, author.

The perfect letter - a novel

Leigh Merrill, a successful young editor at a New York publishing house, returns to her home state of Texas for a writers' conference, where her plans for a quiet retreat are disrupted when she discovers a stack of deeply personal letters from her past in her hotel room.

May 21, 2015
Vanishing - a novel by Woodward, Gerard, 1961- author.

Vanishing - a novel

From London's Soho underworld to the battlegrounds of North Africa, an odyssey following the exploits of an enigmatic camouflage officer--and brilliant painter--during World War II.

May 21, 2015
A virtual love by Blackman, Andrew, author.

A virtual love

For Jeff Brennan, juggling multiple identities is a way of life. Online he has dozens of different personalities and switches easily between them. Offline, he shows different faces to different people: the caring grandson, the angry ecoprotester, the bored IT consultant. So when the beautiful Marie mistakes him for a famous blogger, he thinks nothing of adding this new identity to his repertoire. But as they fall in love and start building a life together, Jeff is gradually forced into more and

May 21, 2015
Pennies for Hitler by French, Jackie.

Pennies for Hitler

It's 1939, and for Georg, son of an English academic living in Germany, life is full of cream cakes and loving parents. It is also a time when his teacher measures the pupils? heads to see which of them have the most 'Aryan'- shaped heads. But when a university graduation ceremony turns into a pro-Nazi demonstration, Georg is smuggled out of Germany to war-torn London and then across enemy seas to Australia where he must forget his past and who he is in order to survive.

May 21, 2015
Song of the vagabond bird - a story of obsession by Kay, Terry.

Song of the vagabond bird - a story of obsession

May 21, 2015
Read bottom up - a novel by Shah, Neel, author.

Read bottom up - a novel

May 21, 2015
Pinnacle event by Clarke, Richard A. (Richard Alan), 1951-

Pinnacle event

"Against the backdrop of the 2016 presidential election, five simultaneous murders on three continents leads a cyber sleuth to a thread revealing someone has just bought five nuclear weapons. But who and what is their target? American intelligence expert Ray Bowman is brought in to find out. With the help of a Mossad agent and a female South African intelligence officer, he races around the world to stop nuclear terror. Washington fears the bombs are intended for American cities, timed to explod

May 21, 2015
The physician by Gordon, Noah.

The physician

Read by millions in thirty-two countries, soon to be a major motion picture, and voted "one of the ten most-beloved books of all time," here is the English-language edition of Noah Gordon's masterwork. In eleventh-century London, a child holds the hand of his dying mother and is terrified, aware "something" is taking her. Orphaned and given to an itinerant barber-surgeon, Rob Cole becomes a fast-talking swindler, peddling a worthless medicine. But as he matures, his strange gift-an acute sensit

May 21, 2015
Under the same blue sky by Schoenewaldt, Pamela, author.

Under the same blue sky

"1914, Smoky Pittsburgh Eighteen-year-old Hazel Renner has a talent for drawing and dreams of traveling the world, a life free of the grand expectations her loving, ambitious immigrant parents want for her. When war breaks out in Europe, her fantasies are shattered, and horrific carnage and wrenching loyalties agonize her fellow German-Americans; now they're the enemy, hated and attacked. Hazel escapes to teach in Galway, a tranquil town seemingly tucked away from the world. The idyll is cracked

May 21, 2015
Barbarian spring by Lüscher, Jonas, 1976- author.

Barbarian spring

May 21, 2015
The art of baking blind - a novel by Vaughan, Sarah, 1972-

The art of baking blind - a novel

"There are many reasons to bake: to feed; to create; to impress; to nourish; to define ourselves; and, sometimes, it has to be said, to perfect. But often we bake to fill a hunger that would be better filled by a simple gesture from a dear one. We bake to love and be loved. In 1966, Kathleen Eaden, cookbook writer and wife of a supermarket magnate, published The Art of Baking, her guide to nurturing a family by creating the most exquisite pastries, biscuits and cakes. Now, five amateur bakers ar

May 21, 2015
Hugo & Rose by Foley, Bridget, 1977- author.

Hugo & Rose

"Rose is disappointed with her life, though she has no reason to be --she has a beautiful family and a perfectly nice house in the suburbs. But to Rose, this ordinary life feels overshadowed by her other life-- the one she leads every night in her dreams. After a childhood accident, Rose's dreams take her to a wondrous island fraught with adventure. On this island, she has never been alone: she shares it with Hugo, a brave boy who's grown up with her into a hero of a man. But when Rose stumbles

May 21, 2015
Island bluffs by Winter, Alan.

Island bluffs

"Carly Mason is a successful New York City forensic dentist. She and her widower husband, Gabe Berk, are trying to start a family. Thinking they had exhausted the options by consulting with all of Manhattan’s fertility experts, Carly and Gabe learn of an eccentric scientist who runs an exclusive clinic. The doctor commits to helping the couple conceive the baby they so desperately want, but only if they agree to what seems like an outrageous stipulation; Carly must carry twins, one biological an

May 21, 2015
Backlands - a novel by Shorr, Victoria, author.

Backlands - a novel

Backlands tells the true story of a group of nomadic outlaws who reigned over the area from about 1922 until 1938. Taking from the rich, admired -- and feared -- by the poor, they were led by the famously charismatic bandit Lampiao. The gang maintained their influence by fighting off all the police and soldiers the region could muster.

May 21, 2015
The ice twins by Tremayne, S. K., 1963- author.

The ice twins

Moving to a tiny Scottish island a year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah are shattered when their surviving daughter claims they have mistaken her identity and that she is actually the twin they believed dead.

May 21, 2015
I, Ripper - a novel by Hunter, Stephen, 1946- author.

I, Ripper - a novel

"I, Ripper is a vivid reimaging of Jack's personal story entwined with that of an Irish journalist who covered the case, knew the principals, charted the investigation, and at last, stymied, went off in a bold new direction"--Publisher.

May 21, 2015