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Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel by Rooney, Kathleen, 1980- author. Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel

"Fall 2016 Library Journal Editors' Pick "In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street..." She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it." Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sha

Jan 16, 2017
The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel by Peacock, Nancy, author. The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel

A slave-turned-Comanche warrior travels from the brutality of a New Orleans sugar cane plantation to the indomitable frontier of untamed Texas to search for the woman he loves and his own identity.

Jan 16, 2017
Glaxo - a novel by Ronsino, Hernán, 1975- author. Glaxo - a novel

"Glaxo is a chilling novel of betrayal, romance, and murder, from a major Latin American writer being published in English for the first time. In a derelict town in the Argentine pampa, a decades-old betrayal simmers among a group of friends. One, a barber, returns from serving time for a crime he didn't commit; another, a policeman with ties to the military regime, discovers his wife's infidelity; a third lays dying. And an American missionary has been killed. But what happened among these men?

Jan 16, 2017
The future of silence - fiction by Korean women by The future of silence - fiction by Korean women

Jan 16, 2017
The fire by night by Messineo, Teresa, author. The fire by night

In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her patients, a Scottish officer, but Jo's heart is seared by the pain of all she has lost and seen. Nearing her b

Jan 16, 2017
Colonel Lágrimas by Fonseca, Carlos, 1987- author. Colonel Lágrimas

Holed away in a cabin in the Pyrenees, the world-famous and enigmatic mathematician Alexander Grothendieck is working furiously on a final project. But what exactly is this monumental, mysterious undertaking? Why did this man, one of the greatest geniuses of the century, a politically militant man himself, suddenly decide to abandon politics and society altogether? As the reader pursues the answer to these questions, two layered narratives emerge. One is a series of unforgettable characters that

Jan 16, 2017
Christmas masquerade by Macomber, Debbie, author. Christmas masquerade

"In the crush of a Mardi Gras parade, Jo Marie meets Andrew, her dream man. He stole a kiss, and Jo Marie's heart -- she can't forget the stranger she met so briefly. Then, at Christmas, she meets Andrew again -- only to discover he's someone else's fiance´. But is the engagement between Andrew and his intended all that it seems? Jo Marie has her doubts, which increase when she finds herself back in Andrew's arms in a dance during the whirlwind of Christmas festivities and parties. Is Jo Marie c

Jan 16, 2017
204 Rosewood Lane by Macomber, Debbie, author. 204 Rosewood Lane

Grace, a seemingly reserved librarian, shows the town of Cedar Cove what she is truly made of when her husband mysteriously vanishes, forcing her to call upon her inner strength and courage to help her two daughters deal with his disappearance.

Jan 16, 2017
Zero to Sixty by Harte, Marie Zero to Sixty

Jan 14, 2017
The zero and the one - a novel by Ruby, Ryan, author. The zero and the one - a novel

"A gothic twist on the classic tale of innocents abroad, THE ZERO AND THE ONE is a meditation on the seductions of friendship and the power of dangerous ideas that registers the dark, psychological suspense of Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripleyand the intellectual and philosophical intrigue of John Banville's The Book of Evidence. A shy, bookish scholarship student from a working-class family, Owen Whiting has high hopes of what awaits him at Oxford, only to find himself adrift and ou

Jan 14, 2017
The Young Widower's Handbook by McAllister, Tom The Young Widower's Handbook

Jan 14, 2017
Written in love by Fuller, Kathleen, author. Written in love

"Jalon Chupp has a past he isn't proud to claim. He's worked hard to overcome his youthful mistakes, and he has recommitted himself to his faith. When he receives a sweet note included in a piece of misdirected mail, he can't help but write back. Soon, the letters he receives from Phoebe are the highlights of his days, and with a hopeful heart, he suggests they meet in person. Phoebe, too, looks forward to every single one of Jalon's letters. Living with her overbearing aunt, Phoebe doesn't ha

Jan 14, 2017
The wicked city by Williams, Beatriz, author. The wicked city

Moving into the building that once hid a speakeasy, Ella Hawthorne uncovers the Jazz Age story of a scandalous love triangle involving redheaded flapper Gin Kelly, a rugged Prohibition agent, and a wealthy debonair Princetonian.

Jan 14, 2017
What Makes a Family by Faulkner, Colleen What Makes a Family

Jan 14, 2017
The weight of him - a novel by Rohan, Ethel, author. The weight of him - a novel

"At four hundred pounds, Billy Brennan can always count on food. From his earliest memories, he has loved food's colors, textures and tastes. The way flavors go off in his mouth. How food keeps his mind still and his bad feelings quiet. Food has always made everything better, until the day Billy's beloved son Michael takes his own life. Billy determines to make a difference in Michael's memory and undertakes a public weight-loss campaign, to raise money for suicide prevention--his first step in

Jan 14, 2017
We Were on a Break by Kelk, Lindsey We Were on a Break

Jan 14, 2017
We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire by Grant, Jules We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

Jan 14, 2017
Wasted beauty by Bogosian, Eric Wasted beauty

Jan 14, 2017
Vida by Piercy, Marge Vida

Jan 14, 2017
An uncommon courtship by Hunter, Kristi Ann, author. An uncommon courtship

Jan 14, 2017

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