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Little deaths - a novel by Flint, Emma, author. Little deaths - a novel

"A phenomenal achievement."---Jeffery Deaver "A gem of a whodunit."---Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl It's 1965 in a tight-knit working-class neighborhood in Queens, New York, and Ruth Malone--a single mother who works long hours as a cocktail waitress--wakes to discover her two small children, Frankie Jr. and Cindy, have gone missing. Later that day, Cindy's body is found in a derelict lot a half mile from her home, strangled. Ten days later, Frankie Jr.'s decomposing body is found.

Dec 3, 2016
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

Dec 3, 2016
Leopard at the door by McVeigh, Jennifer, author. Leopard at the door

"Set in Kenya against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love. After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'dlonged for is much changed. Her father's new companion--a strange, intolerant woman--has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them al

Dec 3, 2016
Kill the father - a novel by Dazieri, Sandrone, 1964- author. Kill the father - a novel

Dec 3, 2016
K street by Lawson, M. A, author. K street

Interrupting a heist that has left her employer at the shady Callahan Group seriously injured, covert intelligence agent Kay Hamilton follows a whispered clue to unexpected adversaries at the NSA.

Dec 3, 2016
It can't happen here by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. It can't happen here

Dec 5, 2016
Island of glass by Roberts, Nora, author. Island of glass

"Three stars--of fire, water, and ice--have fallen from the skies, and now three women and three men have come together to find them. But on the quest for the final star, they'll discover that possessing it won't be enough to stop the destruction of themselves--and of their world... As the hunt for the Ice Star leads the six guardians to Ireland, Doyle, the immortal, must face his tragic past. Three centuries ago, he closed off his heart, yet his warrior spirit is still drawn to the wild. And th

Dec 3, 2016
Inside, outside - a novel by Wouk, Herman, 1915- Inside, outside - a novel

Dec 5, 2016
Insert groom here by Jackson, K. M, author. Insert groom here

Dec 3, 2016
Indelible - a novel by Saunders, Adelia, author. Indelible - a novel

Dec 3, 2016
If you are there by Sherman, Susan, author. If you are there

"Set in the early 1900s, the novel follows young Lucia Rutkowski who, thanks to the influence of her beloved grandmother, escapes the Warsaw ghetto to work as a kitchen maid in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the bustling city of Paris. Too talented for her lowly position, Lucia is thrown out on the street. Her only recourse is to take a job working for two disorganized, rather poor married scientists so distracted by their work that their house and young child are often neglected. Lucia

Dec 3, 2016
Idaho - a novel by Ruskovich, Emily, author. Idaho - a novel

A tale told from multiple perspectives traces the complicated relationship between Ann and Wade on a rugged landscape and how they came together in the aftermath of his first wife's imprisonment for a violent murder.

Dec 3, 2016
I'll sell you a dog by Villalobos, Juan Pablo, 1973- author. I'll sell you a dog

Long before he was the taco seller whose 'Gringo Dog' recipe made him famous throughout Mexico City, our hero was an aspiring artist: an artist, that is, till his would-be girlfriend was stolen by Diego Rivera, and his dreams snuffed out by his hypochondriac mother. Now our hero is resident in a retirement home, where fending off boredom is far more grueling than making tacos. Plagued by the literary salon that bumps about his building's lobby and haunted by the self-pitying ghost of a neglected

Dec 5, 2016
Human acts - a novel by Han, Kang, 1970- author. Human acts - a novel

Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones.

Dec 3, 2016
Huck out west by Coover, Robert, author. Huck out west

In a sequel to "Huckleberry Finn," Huck joins the Pony Express, scouts for both sides in the Civil War, joins a bandit gang, finds an ill-fated pal in a Lakota tribe and finds himself in the Black Hills just ahead of the 1876 Gold Rush.

Dec 3, 2016
How will I know you? - a novel by Treadway, Jessica, 1961- author. How will I know you? - a novel

"A page-turner about the murder of a teenage girl, from the author of Lacy Eye ... On a cold December day in northern upstate New York, the body of high school senior Joy Enright is discovered in the woods at the edge of a pond. She had been presumed drowned, but an autopsy shows that she was, in fact, strangled. As the investigation unfolds, four characters tell the story from widely divergent perspectives: Susanne, Joy's mother and a professor at the local art college; Martin, a black graduate

Dec 3, 2016
Homesick for another world - stories by Moshfegh, Ottessa, author. Homesick for another world - stories

"An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time Ottessa Moshfegh's debut novel Eileen was one of the literary events of 2015. Garlanded with critical acclaim, it was named a book of the year byThe Washington Postand theSan Francisco Chronicle, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. But as many critics noted, Moshfegh is particularly held in awe

Dec 3, 2016
History of wolves - a novel by Fridlund, Emily, author. History of wolves - a novel

""So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides!"-Aimee Bender. Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune stands as a last vestige of a lost counter-culture world. Isolated at home and an outlander at school, Linda is drawn to the

Dec 3, 2016
History of a pleasure seeker - a novel by Mason, Richard, 1978- History of a pleasure seeker - a novel

This opulent, romantic coming-of-age drama set at the height of Europe's belle e´poque, is about a young man - Piet Barol - with an instinctive appreciation for pleasure and a gift for finding it. Piet applies for a job as tutor to the troubled son of Europe's leading hotelier: a child who refuses to leave his family's mansion on Amsterdam's grandest canal. As the young man enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets - and soon finds his life transformed.

Dec 3, 2016
Hey Harry, hey Matilda - a novel by Hulin, Rachel, author. Hey Harry, hey Matilda - a novel

"A brilliant, hilarious, endlessly inventive debut, Hey Harry, Hey Matilda is the story--told entirely in emails--of fraternal twins Harry and Matilda Goodman as they fumble into adulthood, telling lies and keeping secrets, and finally confronting their complicated twin-ship"--

Dec 3, 2016

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