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The chosen maiden by Stachniak, Eva, 1952- author. The chosen maiden

"The passionate, sweeping story of Bronia, an extraordinary ballerina forever in the shadow of the legendary Nijinsky--Russia's greatest dancer and her older brother. Born on the road to dancer parents, the Nijinsky children seem destined for the stage. Vaslav is an early prodigy, and through single-minded pursuit will grow into arguably the greatest--and most infamous--Russian ballet dancer of the 20th century. His talented younger sister Bronia, however, also longs to dance. Overshadowed by Va

Jan 14, 2017
The chosen maiden by Stachniak, Eva, 1952- author. The chosen maiden

"The passionate, sweeping story of Bronia, an extraordinary ballerina forever in the shadow of the legendary Nijinsky--Russia's greatest dancer and her older brother. Born on the road to dancer parents, the Nijinsky children seem destined for the stage. Vaslav is an early prodigy, and through single-minded pursuit will grow into arguably the greatest--and most infamous--Russian ballet dancer of the 20th century. His talented younger sister Bronia, however, also longs to dance. Overshadowed by Va

Jan 19, 2017
The clouds by Saer, Juan José, 1937-2005, author. The clouds

"Garay receives a computer disk containing a manuscript--which might be fictional, or could be a memoir--by Doctor Real, a nineteenth-century physician tasked with leading a group of five mental patients on a trip to a recently constructed asylum. Their trip, which ends in disaster and fire, is a brilliant tragicomedy thanks to the various insanities of the patients, among whom is a delusional man who greatly over-estimates his own importance and a nymphomaniac nun who tricks everyone--even the

Jan 19, 2017
The Cottage at Firefly Lake by Gilroy, Jen The Cottage at Firefly Lake

Jan 14, 2017
The dalliance of leopards - a thriller by Alter, Stephen, author. The dalliance of leopards - a thriller

"Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, India's legendary spymaster, has zeroed in on a new threat emanating from the borderlands of over which he keeps watch from his surveillance center in the Himalayan foothills. An elusive warlord--faceless, nameless, and known only by his nom de guerre Guldaar, meaning "leopard" in Urdu--has built an illicit empire throughout the lands that Alexander the Great once conquered, based on extortion, money laundering, corruption, and murder. His reach extends across national bo

Jan 19, 2017
The devil and Webster by Korelitz, Jean Hanff, 1961- author. The devil and Webster

The first woman president of an elite progressive college responds to student protests about a popular professor's tenure denial before the group's controversial leader emerges and shocking acts of vandalism begin to destabilize the campus.

Jan 20, 2017
The echo of twilight by Kinghorn, Judith, author. The echo of twilight

"As I watched him his long legs striding the narrow path through the heather, his golden hair catching the sun I had a hideous feeling in the pit of my stomach. For it seemed as though he was already marching away from me. In 1914, despite the clouds of war threatening Europe, Pearl Gibson's future is bright. She has secured a position as a lady's maid to a wealthy Northumberland aristocrat, a job that will win her not only respect but an opportunity to travel and live in luxury. Her new life at

Jan 14, 2017
The echo of twilight by Kinghorn, Judith, author. The echo of twilight

"From the acclaimed author of The Last Summer, a captivating and moving story of the unlikely relationship between a lady and her maid on the eve of World War I. As I watched him his long legs striding the narrow path through the heather, his golden hair catching the sun I had a hideous feeling in the pit of my stomach. For it seemed as though he was already marching away from me. In 1914, despite the clouds of war threatening Europe, Pearl Gibson's future is bright. She has secured a position

Jan 19, 2017
The Fallen by Richardson, Tarn The Fallen

Jan 14, 2017
The Familiar 4 - Hades by Danielewski, Mark Z. The Familiar 4 - Hades

Jan 20, 2017
The familiar. Honeysuckle & Pain 3, Honeysuckle & pain by Danielewski, Mark Z, author. The familiar. Honeysuckle & Pain 3, Honeysuckle & pain

As her family grows more unsettled, Xanther settles into a comfortable routine at home, while Cas and Bobby look to the person they fear most for survival, and Jingjing and Tian Li set out to find their lost cat.

Jan 20, 2017
The fifth letter by Moriarty, Nicola, author. The fifth letter

Joni, Deb, Eden, Trina have been best friends since high school, sharing a bond that has seen them through their teenage years and into adulthood. But now time and circumstance are starting to pull them apart as careers, husbands, and babies get in the way. As their yearly vacation becomes less of a priority, at least for three of the women, how can Joni find a way to draw the four of them back together? During a laughter- and wine-filled night, the women dare one another to write anonymous lett

Jan 20, 2017
The fifth petal - a novel by Barry, Brunonia, author. The fifth petal - a novel

When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween, chief of police John Rafferty suspects it may be linked to the triple homicide twenty-five years earlier involving three descendants of Salem Witch Trial victims.

Jan 20, 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
The fortunate ones - a novel by Umansky, Ellen M, author. The fortunate ones - a novel

One very special work of art--a Chaim Soutine painting--connects the lives and fates of two different women, generations apart, in a novel that moves from World War II Vienna to contemporary Los Angeles.

Jan 20, 2017
The future of silence - fiction by Korean women by The future of silence - fiction by Korean women

Jan 16, 2017
The gargoyle hunters by Gill, John Freeman, author. The gargoyle hunters

"Griffin Watts is 13 years old in 1974 New York, a city which, at the brink of financial collapse, seems to crumble around him at roughly the same rate as his family. Desperate to forge a connection to his father, Griffin gets co-opted into his illicit and dangerous architectural salvage business, which allows him to discover the centuries old sculptures (gargoyles) carved into buildings all over the city by immigrant artisans. As his father's obsession with preserving the landmark buildings aro

Jan 20, 2017
The gringo champion by Xilonen, Aura, 1995- author. The gringo champion

Liborio, an undocumented immigrant with a troubled past, finds a job at a bookstore, where he begins to measure his own experience against what he reads in novels, and falls in love with a woman so intensely it borders on obsession.

Jan 14, 2017
The gringo champion by Xilonen, Aura, 1995- author. The gringo champion

Liborio calls upon his highly-honed survival skills to escape Mexico, sharing his journey and speaking of migrants' social problems via love letters to his girl.

Jan 19, 2017
The honor of spies by Griffin, W. E. B. The honor of spies

Assigned to help a German lieutenant colonel to escape from a prisoner-of-war detention center, World War II OSS officer Cletus Frade learns of the colonel's role in a conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler and must outmaneuver a plot to kill the man's Nazi-connected parents.

Jan 20, 2017

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