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The book of laughter and forgetting by Kundera, Milan.

The book of laughter and forgetting

The absurdities of modern life are dramatized by a student who forsakes physical love for a conversation with poets about it and a former Czech Communist leader who is officially eliminated from history

Mar 27, 2015
The Botticelli secret by Fiorato, Marina.

The Botticelli secret

When the painter Botticelli doesn't pay Luciana Vetra for her work as one of his models, she steals an unfinished painting. After people around her start dying--murdered by someone who wants the painting and its secrets back--Luciana goes on the run, looking for answers.

Mar 27, 2015
The bridal chair - a novel by Goldreich, Gloria.

The bridal chair - a novel

Beautiful Ida Chagall, the only daughter of Marc Chagall, is blossoming in the Paris art world beyond her father's controlling gaze. But her newfound independence is short-lived. In Nazi-occupied Paris, Chagall's status as a Jewish artist has made them all targets, yet his devotion to his art blinds him to their danger. When Ida falls in love and Chagall angrily paints an empty wedding chair (The Bridal Chair) in response, she faces an impossible choice: Does she fight to forge her own path outs

Mar 26, 2015
The Buckhorn legacy by Foster, Lori, 1958-

The Buckhorn legacy

Casey Hudson has his sights set on wooing Emma Clark, who has returned to Buckhorn County, but Emma is trying to steer clear of Casey as he resisted her advances eight years earlier.

Mar 27, 2015
The bullet by Kelly, Mary Louise.

The bullet

"From NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly comes a heart-pounding story about fear, family secrets, and one woman's hunt for answers about the murder of her parents. Caroline Cashion, a professor of French literature at Georgetown University, is stunned when an MRI reveals that she has a bullet lodged near the base of her skull. It makes no sense: she has never been shot. She has no entry wound. No scar. When she confronts her parents, they initially profess bewilderment. Then, over the course of

Mar 23, 2015
The Cavendon women by Bradford, Barbara Taylor, 1933-

The Cavendon women

Provided by publisher.

Mar 27, 2015
The chapel - a novel by Downing, Michael, 1958-

The chapel - a novel

"Reluctantly embarking on a tour of Italy orchestrated by her late husband, Elizabeth bonds with a melancholy doctor over beautiful works of art before a baffling phone call threatens to renew her depression."--

Mar 27, 2015
The Colossus by Iyer, Ranjini.

The Colossus

Maxine Rosen, a demure, clumsy Chicago caterer, gets more than she bargains for when she discovers her father's coded research document linked to ancient health pills unearthed from the extinct Indus Valley civilization. The pills, she learns, carry frightening secrets about the true nature of her father's death; a truth that may be more than she can bear. Enlisting the help of handsome professor Julian McIntosh, Max boomerangs across the continents to unlock the mystery of her father's research

Mar 26, 2015
The dangers of dating a rebound vampire by Harper, Molly, author.

The dangers of dating a rebound vampire

"Is he or isn't he? Vampires make it hard to know... With a vampire sister and brother-in-law, Gladiola Grace Scanlon--Gigi for short--is used to the ways of vampires, but this is different. For five hot months, she has wondered (and fantasized) about a mystery vampire who seems to fade in and out of her life--appearing and disappearing--in a way that's downright uncanny. Not to mention "The Kiss," the one that nearly stopped her heart. Now he seems gone for good, but dreaming of such delicious

Mar 27, 2015
The Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress by Alexander, Victoria

The Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress

Mar 27, 2015
The Death's Head chess club - a novel by Donoghue, John, 1956-

The Death's Head chess club - a novel

"A novel of the improbable friendship that arises between a Nazi officer and a Jewish chessplayer in Auschwitz SS Obersturmfuhrer Paul Meissner arrives in Auschwitz from the Russian front wounded and fit only for administrative duty. His most pressing task is to improve camp morale and he establishes a chess club, and allows officers and enlisted men to gamble on the games. Soon Meissner learns that chess is also played among the prisoners, and there are rumors of an unbeatable Jew known as "th

Mar 27, 2015
The dog who saved me by Wilson, Susan, 1951-

The dog who saved me

"In Susan Wilson's The Dog Who Saved Me, a former Boston K-9 unit policeman turned animal control officer in bucolic Harmony Farms is up against rescuing a gun shy and wounded dog gone feral, and proving that his low-life older brother is back in the drug business. Fighting his shattering grief at the death of his K-9 partner killed in the line of duty, and a staggering loss of confidence from physical and psychic wounds of his own, Cooper Harrison is back where he started, where his father Bull

Mar 27, 2015
The dying game by Barton, Beverly.

The dying game

All over the city, beautiful women are being murdered, mutilated to death by a stranger known only as The Beauty Queen Killer. Former pageant queens fear for their lives as more women are found dead, a single rose next to their ravaged corpses. It's up to private detective Lindsay McCallister to hunt down the sadistic killer -- and uncover the truth behind these murders before more women are found dead. But what she finds is that these innocent women are mere playthings for an evil game between

Mar 27, 2015
The dynamite room - a novel by Hewitt, Jason, 1972- author.

The dynamite room - a novel

It's July 1940, and eleven-year-old Lydia has just run away from life as a child evacuee in Wales. She arrives in her English village, gas mask in tow, only to find it abandoned. Her family's house is shuttered and empty, the windows covered by black-out blinds--but Lydia settles in, determined to wait there until they return. Late that night he comes: a wounded soldier, gun in hand, heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, the man explains, certain rules that Lydia must now follow. He

Mar 23, 2015
The extraordinary journey of the fakir who got trapped in an IKEA wardrobe by Puértolas, Romain, 1975-

The extraordinary journey of the fakir who got trapped in an IKEA wardrobe

A con artist from India travels to France to shop at IKEA and unwittingly embarks on a European tour during which he makes friends in unlikely places.

Mar 27, 2015
The familiar - one rainy day in May by Danielewski, Mark Z.

The familiar - one rainy day in May

From the universally acclaimed, genre-busting author of House of Leaves comes a new book as dazzling as it is riveting . . . A page-turner from start to finish, ranging from Southeast Asia to Mexico to Venice, Italy, and Venice, California, with characters as diverse as a therapist-in-training whose daughters prove far more complex than her patients, an ambitious East-L.A. gang member hired for violence, two scientists on the run in Marfa, Texas, a recovering addict in Singapore summoned by a po

Mar 27, 2015
The Friends of Eddie Coyle by Higgins, George V.

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Mar 27, 2015
The friendship of criminals - a novel by Glinski, Robert.

The friendship of criminals - a novel

Reminiscent of the best of George V. Higgins, former criminal defense attorney Robert Glinski's The friendship of criminals explodes off the page with the crackling intensity of Scorsese's The Departed. When a new head of the Italian mob threatens Port Richmond's long entrenched Polish crime boss Anton Bielakowski the various criminal factions of Philadelphia don't know who to trust and the promise of war simmers in the underworld. With the help of the FBI monitoring Anton's every move, it's all

Mar 25, 2015
The guest cottage - a novel by Thayer, Nancy, 1943-

The guest cottage - a novel

Renting a Nantucket cottage after discovering her husband's infidelity, Sophie arrives with her children to discover that a recently widowed single father, Trevor, has also rented the house.

Mar 27, 2015
The harlot countess by Shupe, Joanna, author.

The harlot countess

Mar 27, 2015