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The Goddess of Small Victories by Grannec, Yannick.

The Goddess of Small Victories

Princeton University, 1980. A young and unambitious librarian named Anna Roth is assigned the task of retrieving the records of Kurt Gödel--the most fascinating and hermetic mathematician of the 20th century. Her mission consists of befriending and ultimately taming the great man's widow, Adele, a notoriously bitter woman set on taking belated revenge against the establishment by refusing to hand over these documents of immeasurable historical value. But as Anna soon finds out, Adele has a sto

Oct 21, 2014
The Governess Club- Louisa by Macdonald, Ellie.

The Governess Club- Louisa

For fans of Christina Dodd and Elizabeth Boyle.Louisa Brockhurst is on the run—from her friends, from her family, even from her dream of independence through the Governess Club. But sometimes it's easier for her to hide from those she loves in order to escape the secrets of her past.Handsome but menacing John Taylor is a prizefighter-turned-innkeeper who is trying to make his way in society. When Louisa shows up at his doorstep, he's quick to accept her offer to help—at a price. He knows that sh

Oct 18, 2014
The Great Grisby Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals by Brottman, Mikita.

The Great Grisby Two Thousand Years of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, and Artistic Dog Lovers and Their Exceptional Animals

A scholar, psychoanalyst, and cultural critic explores the multifaceted role dogs play in our world in this charming bestiary of dogs from literature, lore, and life.While gradually unveiling her eight-year love affair with her French bulldog, Grisby, Mikita Brottman ruminates on the singular bond between dogs and humans. Why do prevailing attitudes warn us against loving our pet "too much"? Is her relationship with Grisby nourishing or dysfunctional, commonplace or unique? Challenging the assum

Oct 18, 2014
The Great Holiday Slow Cooker Book 32 Easy, Delicious Recipes Worth Celebrating in Every Size of Machine by Weinstein, Bruce; Scarbrough, Mark.

The Great Holiday Slow Cooker Book 32 Easy, Delicious Recipes Worth Celebrating in Every Size of Machine

-- Wake Up for the Big Day: • -- Main Course Celebrations: • Vegetable Sides and Mains: • Desserts: Even when you're playing host to a crowd, now you can make batches of soup, side dishes, and even spectacular main courses without crowding your oven.

Oct 21, 2014
The Greatcoat A Ghost Story by Dunmore, Helen.

The Greatcoat A Ghost Story

Bestselling novelist Helen Dunmore's historical novels have earned her comparisons in the press to Tolstoy and Emily Bronte. In her newest book, Dunmore mines the past to chilling effect in this evocative and sophisticated ghost story about a love affair between a neglected wife and a mysterious soldier. It is the winter of 1952 when Isabel Carey moves to the East Riding of Yorkshire with her new husband, Philip, a medical doctor. While Philip spends long hours working away from home, Isabel f

Oct 18, 2014
The Half Has Never Been Told Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Baptist, Edward E..

The Half Has Never Been Told Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Americans tend to assume that modern historiography has produced a full and complete understanding of slavery in the United States, as a shameful pre-modern institution, existing in isolation from America's later success. But while we have long since rejected the idealistic depiction of happy slaves and paternalistic masters, we have not yet begun to grapple with the full extent of slavery's horrors—or its link to the expansion of the country, the political battles that caused the Civil War, or

Oct 18, 2014
The Handbuilt Home 34 Simple Stylish and Budget-Friendly Woodworking Projects for Every Room by White, Ana.

The Handbuilt Home 34 Simple Stylish and Budget-Friendly Woodworking Projects for Every Room

Create a Beautiful, Modern Home with One-of-a-Kind DIY Furniture Beds, organizers, Adirondack chairs, a play table, and more! It's easy to build inexpensive, quality furnishings with this indispensible collection of woodworking projects from Ana White, the popular blogger who has inspired millions of homemakers with her stylish furniture plans and DIY spirit. As a young mom on a tight budget, Ana learned to make her own well-designed pieces inspired by the styles in her favorite stores—saving th

Oct 21, 2014
The Heal Your Gut Cookbook Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet by Boynton, Hilary; Brackett, Mary G..

The Heal Your Gut Cookbook Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet

With more than two hundred straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes, -- In -- The Heal Your Gut Cookbook is a must-have if you are following the GAPS Diet, considering the GAPS Diet, or simply looking to improve your digestive health and—by extension—your physical and mental well-being.

Oct 18, 2014
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Adams, Douglas.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"IRRESISTIBLE!" --The Boston Globe Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor. Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitch

Oct 18, 2014
The Hot Zone The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Preston, Richard.

The Hot Zone The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

-- From the Paperback edition.

Oct 18, 2014
The Inheritance of Loss by Desai, Kiran.

The Inheritance of Loss

In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas lives an embittered judge who wants only to retire in peace, when his orphaned granddaughter, Sai, arrives on his doorstep. The judge's cook watches over her distractedly, for his thoughts are often on his son, Biju, who is hopscotching from one gritty New York restaurant to another. Kiran Desai's brilliant novel, published to huge acclaim, is a story of joy and despair. Her characters face numerous choices that ma

Oct 18, 2014
The Iron Trial (Book One of Magisterium) by Black, Holly; Clare, Cassandra.

The Iron Trial (Book One of Magisterium)

From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a riveting new series that defies what you think you know about the world of magic. -- -- --

Oct 17, 2014
The Jane Austen Rules A Classic Guide to Modern Love by Murphy, Sinead.

The Jane Austen Rules A Classic Guide to Modern Love

-- From the Trade Paperback edition.

Oct 21, 2014
The Junkyard Bot Robots Rule, Book 1 by Richards, C. J..

The Junkyard Bot Robots Rule, Book 1

Worker robots keep the high-tech town of Terabyte Heights humming, but ten-year-old George Gearing is the only one who has a robot for a best friend. When his scrappy but beloved pal Jackbot is hit by a car, the whiz kid re-engineers him with fancy parts from state-of-the-art TinkerTech Laboratories. Jackbot's astounding new skills far exceed anything George—or even TinkerTech's head of robotics—could ever have imagined. Will the villainous Dr. Micron destroy the whole town to see his tech-drive

Oct 18, 2014
The Knitter's Book of Yarn by Parkes, Clara.

The Knitter's Book of Yarn

Not all yarns are alike. Some make our hearts and hands sing, some get the job done without much fanfare, and some cause nothing but frustration and disappointment. The gorgeous pair of socks that emerged from their first bath twice as long as when they went in. The delicate baby sweater that started pilling before it even came off the needles. The stunning colorwork scarf that you can't wear because the yarn feels like sandpaper against your neck. If only there were a way to read a skein and kn

Oct 21, 2014
The Lagasse Girls' Big Flavor, Bold Taste--and No Gluten! 100 Gluten-Free Recipes from EJ's Fried Chicken to Momma's Strawberry Shortcake by Lagasse, Jilly; Lagasse Swanson, Jessie.

The Lagasse Girls' Big Flavor, Bold Taste--and No Gluten! 100 Gluten-Free Recipes from EJ's Fried Chicken to Momma's Strawberry Shortcake

When you have to give up gluten, either for yourself or a family member, you may think you have to say good-bye to all of the comforting foods you love. It's hard enough adopting a new way of eating, but the idea of giving up your favorite fried chicken, mac 'n' cheese, or oatmeal raisin cookies is downright unfair and intimidating (and if your kids are the ones diagnosed, it can be even more difficult!). It's a story Jilly and Jessie Lagasse know well. With a father famous for his bold Creole

Oct 21, 2014
The Last Shootist by Swarthout, Miles.

The Last Shootist

Young Gillom Rogers has just given the -- The Last Shootist At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

Oct 21, 2014
The Life We Bury by Eskens, Allen.

The Life We Bury

College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Iverson is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after sp

Oct 17, 2014
The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Malan, Rian.

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Since its original publication twenty years ago Rian Malan's classic work of narrative nonfiction My Traitor's Heart The Lion Sleeps Tonight The stories, combined with Malan's sardonic interstitial commentary, offer a brilliantly observed portrait of contemporary South Africa.

Oct 18, 2014
The Little Amish Matchmaker A Christmas Romance by Byler, Linda.

The Little Amish Matchmaker A Christmas Romance

Simon can't stop thinking about the pretty Amish teacher at the local one-room school. But he's ignored the sparks between them because he's so shy. So Simon's little brother, Isaac, takes matters into his own hands. He's determined to give his brother the best Christmas present ever—a date with his favorite teacher. Amish novelist Linda Byler brings her tender humor and skillful observation of family relationships to this holiday story. "I love Isaac's self-confidence and scheming as he prod

Oct 21, 2014