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A distant view of everything - an Isabel Dalhousie novel by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. A distant view of everything - an Isabel Dalhousie novel

A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel and her husband, Jamie--but almost four-year-old son Charlie is none too keen on his newborn brother. In fact, he refuses to acknowledge Magnus, and Isabel must find a way to impress upon her older son the patience and understanding that have served as guiding principles in her own life. These are the very qualities that bring Bea Shandon, an old acquaintance of Isabel's, to seek her help in a tricky situation. Something of a matchmaker, Bea has in

Jul 21, 2017
Anything Is Possible A Novel by Strout, Elizabeth. Anything Is Possible A Novel

-- Olive Kitteridge Here are -- Anything Is Possible -- — -- —The Wall Street Journal "Anything Is Possible "Stunning . . . Strout, always good, just keeps getting better."—Vogue "Smart and soulful."—Elle

Jul 21, 2017
Barely Legal by Woods, Stuart; Hall, Parnell. Barely Legal

In the newest nonstop adventure from #1 New York Times Under the tutelage of Stone Barrington, Herbie Fisher has transformed from a bumbling sad sack into a capable man about town and the youngest partner at the white shoe law firm Woodman & Weld. Now all of his training will be put to the test as he finds himself embroiled in his most daring adventure to date.

Jul 21, 2017
Be Free or Die- The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero by Lineberry, Cate. Be Free or Die- The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

-- Finding Your Roots"Be Free or DieFacing death rather than enslavement—a story of one man's triumphant choice and ultimate rise to national heroBe Free or Die is a compelling narrative that illuminates Robert Smalls' amazing journey from slave to Union hero and ultimately United States Congressman. This captivating tale of a valuable figure in American history gives fascinating insight into the country's first efforts to help newly freed slaves while also illustrating the many struggles and ac

Jul 21, 2017
Charlatans by Cook, Robin. Charlatans

-- From the Hardcover edition.

Jul 21, 2017
Dangerous Minds A Knight and Moon Novel by Evanovich, Janet. Dangerous Minds A Knight and Moon Novel

NEW YORK TIMES Buddhist monk Wayan Bagus lost his island of solitude and wants to get it back. The island was about two hundred miles northeast of Samoa. It had a mountain, beaches, a rain forest, and a volcano. And now it's gone. Poof! Vanished without a trace. Brilliant and boyishly charming Emerson Knight likes nothing better than solving an unsolvable, improbable mystery. And finding a missing island is better than Christmas morning in the Knight household. When clues lead to a dark and s

Jul 21, 2017
Do Not Become Alarmed A Novel by Meloy, Maile. Do Not Become Alarmed A Novel

-- "This summer's undoubtable smash hit… an addictive, heart-palpitating story." — -- --   Do Not Become Alarmed what matters most.

Jul 21, 2017
Down a Dark Road A Kate Burkholder Novel by Castillo, Linda. Down a Dark Road A Kate Burkholder Novel

In this electrifying new thriller in the New York Times"Murder in Amish country has a certain added frisson, and Castillo's the master of the genre." —People "Castillo weaves the particularities of the Amish mindset into a complex mystery that will leave you crying with pity or seething with rage." —Kirkus Reviews (starred) Two years ago, Joseph King was convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison. He was a "fallen" Amish man and a known drug user with a violent temper. Now K

Jul 21, 2017
Dragon Teeth A Novel by Crichton, Michael. Dragon Teeth A Novel

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York TimesDragon Teeth is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh; in William Johnson readers will find an inspiring hero only Michael Crichton could have imagined. Perfectly paced and brilliantly plotted, this enormously winning adventure is destined to become another Crichton classic.

Jul 21, 2017
Echo by Ryan, Pam Munoz; Ryan, Pam Muñoz. Echo

Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan! -- Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. -- Richly imagined and masterfully crafted, this impassioned, uplifting, and virtuosic tour de force will resound in your heart long after the last note has been struck.

Jul 19, 2017
Final Girls A Novel by Sager, Riley. Final Girls A Novel

"The first great thriller of 2017 is here: Final Girls   Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of similar survivors known in the press as the Final Girls. Lisa, who lost nine sorority sisters to a college dropout's knife; Sam, who went up against the Sack Man during her shift at the Nightlight Inn; an

Jul 21, 2017
House of Spies A Novel by Silva, Daniel. House of Spies A Novel

-- House of SpiesKansas City Star).

Jul 21, 2017
I need a lifeguard everywhere but the pool by Scottoline, Lisa, author. I need a lifeguard everywhere but the pool

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." —Delia Ephron, bestselling author The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Join Lisa and Francesca as they regret drunk-shopping online, try smell-dating, and explore the freedom of a hiatus from men - a Guyatus. They offer a fresh and funny take on the triumphs and facepalm moments of mode

Jul 21, 2017
Kiss Carlo A Novel by Trigiani, Adriana. Kiss Carlo A Novel

From Adriana Trigiani, the beloved New York Times-Kiss CarloKiss Carlo.

Jul 21, 2017
Look Behind You A novel by Johansen, Iris; Johansen, Roy. Look Behind You A novel

-- Look Behind You, a novel featuring Kendra Michaels—hired gun for both the CIA and FBI.A serial killer is on the loose in San Diego with a most unusual M.O. With each kill, the perpetrator leaves behind mystifying random objects. In this confusing array of unrelated evidence, the one thing that is clear is that the murders all have one characteristic in common: they all require the specific skills of Kendra Michaels, hired gun for both the CIA and FBI. Kendra, who was blind for the first twent

Jul 21, 2017
Magpie Murders A Novel by Horowitz, Anthony. Magpie Murders A Novel

"Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective.

Jul 21, 2017
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore A Novel by Sullivan, Matthew. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore A Novel

-- The Little French Bistro When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in this fiendishly clever debut novel from an award-winning short story writer. Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs—the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store's overwhelmed shelve

Jul 21, 2017
Murder Games by Patterson, James; Roughan, Howard. Murder Games

-- Murder Games

Jul 21, 2017
No One Cares About Crazy People The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Powers, Ron. No One Cares About Crazy People The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

"Extraordinary and courageous . . . No doubt if everyone were to read this book, the world would change."---New York Times Book Review New York Times From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in which too many families struggle alone to manage afflicted love ones, Powers limns our fears and myths about mental illness and the fractured public policies that have resulted.

Jul 21, 2017
On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Snyder, Timothy. On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

#1 New York Times The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism.  Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.

Jul 21, 2017
Paradise Valley A Novel by Box, C. J.. Paradise Valley A Novel

She almost caught him once. Now, he's back. For three years, Investigator Cassie Dewell has been on a hunt for a serial killer known as the Lizard King whose hunting grounds are the highways and truck stops where runaways and prostitutes are most likely to vanish. Cassie almost caught him...once. Working for the Bakken County, North Dakota sheriff's department, Cassie has set what she believes is the perfect trap and she has lured him and his truck to a depot. But the plan goes horribly wrong, a

Jul 21, 2017
Private- Gold by Patterson, James. Private- Gold

Money. Betrayal. Murder.Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for a routine job looking after a nervous tourist. After the apparent suicide of his business partner, he can't handle much more. But this case is not what it seems--and neither is his partner's death. BookShotsLIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hoursImpossible to stop readingAll original content from James Patterson

Jul 21, 2017
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Nosrat, Samin. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

-- The Joy of Cooking Echoing Samin's own journey from culinary novice to award-winning chef, Salt, Fat Acid, Heat Featuring 150 illustrations and infographics that reveal an atlas to the world of flavor by renowned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat With a foreword by Michael Pollan.

Jul 21, 2017
Seeing Red by Brown, Sandra. Seeing Red

#1 Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to skyrocket her career to new heights. Twenty-five years ago, Major Franklin Trapper became a national icon when he was photographed leading a handful of survivors to safety after the bombing of a Dallas hotel. For years, he gave frequent speeches and interviews but then suddenly dropped out of the public eye, shunning all media. Now Kerra is willing to use any means necessary to get an exclusive with the Major--even if s

Jul 21, 2017
Seven stones to stand or fall - a collection of Outlander fictionl by Gabaldon, Diana, author. Seven stones to stand or fall - a collection of Outlander fictionl

"The Custom of the Army" begins with Lord John Grey being shocked by an electric eel and ends at the Battle of Quebec. Then comes "The Space Between," where it is revealed that the Comte St. Germain is not dead, Master Raymond appears, and a widowed young wine dealer escorts a would-be novice to a convent in Paris. In "A Plague of Zombies," Lord John unexpectedly becomes military governor of Jamaica when the original governor is gnawed by what probably wasn't a giant rat. "A Leaf on the Wind of

Jul 21, 2017
The Alice Network A Novel by Quinn, Kate. The Alice Network A Novel

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption. 1947.1915America's First Daughter

Jul 21, 2017
The Breakdown The 2017 Gripping Thriller from the Bestselling Author of Behind Closed Doors by Paris, B. A.. The Breakdown The 2017 Gripping Thriller from the Bestselling Author of Behind Closed Doors

Named One of the Most Anticipated Thriller Novels Of 2017 by BustleYou won't be able to put down B. A. Paris's The Breakdown, the next chilling, propulsive audiobook from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors."(Georgia Maguire's) overall narration is calm and elegant but emotional and alarming during the horrific moments Grace experiences." -AudioFile on Behind Closed Doors

Jul 21, 2017
The Duchess A Novel by Steel, Danielle. The Duchess A Novel

-- , From England to Paris to New York, Danielle Steel captures an age of upheaval and the struggles of women in a male-ruled society—and paints a captivating portrait of a woman of unquenchable spirit, who in houses great or humble is every ounce a duchess.

Jul 21, 2017
The Essex Serpent A Novel by Perry, Sarah. The Essex Serpent A Novel

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Jul 21, 2017
The Force A Novel by Winslow, Don. The Force A Novel

Instant New York Times   — Stephen KingThe Force is a masterpiece of urban living full of shocking and surprising twists, leavened by flashes of dark humor, a morally complex and utterly riveting dissection of modern American society and the controversial issues confronting and dividing us today.

Jul 21, 2017
The identicals - a novel by Hilderbrand, Elin, author. The identicals - a novel

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Jul 21, 2017
The Leavers A Novel by Ko, Lisa. The Leavers A Novel

-- The Leavers -- The Leavers   One morning, Deming Guo's mother, Polly, an undocumented Chinese immigrant, goes to her job at a nail salon—and never comes home. No one can find any trace of her.  With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left mystified and bereft. Eventually adopted by a pair of well-meaning white professors, Deming is moved from the Bronx to a small town upstate and renamed Daniel Wilkinson. But far from all he's ever known, Daniel struggles to reconcile his adoptive 

Jul 21, 2017
The ministry of utmost happiness - a novel by Roy, Arundhati, author. The ministry of utmost happiness - a novel

"A richly moving new novel--the first since the author's Booker Prize-winning, internationally celebrated debut, The God of Small Things, went on to become a beloved best seller and enduring classic. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness transports us across a subcontinent on a journey of many years. It takes us deep into the lives of its gloriously rendered characters, each of them in search of a place of safety--in search of meaning, and of love. In a graveyard outside the walls of Old Delhi, a res

Jul 21, 2017
The People We Hate at the Wedding A Novel by Ginder, Grant. The People We Hate at the Wedding A Novel

"It's for the same audience that flocked to -- Entertainment Weekly's Summer Must-Read— Bloomberg BusinessweekThe People We Hate at the Wedding House Hunters International. Alice is in her thirties, single, smart, beautiful, stuck in a dead-end job where she is mired in a rather predictable, though enjoyable, affair with her married boss. Her brother Paul lives in Philadelphia with his older, handsomer, tenured track professor boyfriend who's recently been saying things like "monogamy is an opp

Jul 21, 2017
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo A Novel by Reid, Taylor Jenkins. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo A Novel

-- PopSugar In this entrancing novel "that speaks to the Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in us all" ( -- Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is "Tinseltown drama at its finest" (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.

Jul 21, 2017
The Silent Corner A Novel of Suspense by Koontz, Dean. The Silent Corner A Novel of Suspense

-- why But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless—and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love. -- — -- Star-Tribune   "Long an A-list bestseller, Koontz has always delivered the goods. . . . (His) varied bibliography now adds a new series and an exciting new heroine." -- —Suspense Magazine

Jul 21, 2017
The Store by Patterson, James. The Store

-- ALWAYS WATCHING. Especially since Jacob and Megan have a dark secret of their own. They're writing a book that will expose the Store--a forbidden book, a dangerous book. -- THE STORE IS ALWAYS WATCHING.

Jul 21, 2017
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Petersen, Anne Helen. Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

-- Cosmopolitan's Selected one of Amazon's "Best Books of the Month" A Refinery 29 Editor's Pick

Jul 21, 2017
Use of Force A Thriller by Thor, Brad. Use of Force A Thriller

"With his latest pulse-pounding adventure, Brad Thor puts the rest of the genre on notice—Use of Force From #1 New York Times As a storm rages across the Mediterranean Sea, a terrifying distress call is made to the Italian Coast Guard. Days later, a body washes ashore. Identified as a high value terrorism suspect (who had disappeared three years prior), his name sends panic through the Central Intelligence Agency. Where was he headed? What was he planning? And could he be connected to the "

Jul 21, 2017
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. Essays by Irby, Samantha. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. Essays

-- We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form. Whether talking about how her difficult childhood has led to a problem in making "adult" budgets, explaining why she should be the new Bachelorette—she's "35-ish, but could easily pass for 60-something"—detailing a disastrous pilgrimage-slash-romantic-vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father's ashes, sharing awkward sexual encounters, or dispens

Jul 21, 2017
What We Lose A Novel by Clemmons, Zinzi. What We Lose A Novel

-- What We Lose From an author of rare, haunting power, a stunning novel about a young African-American woman coming of age—a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, family, and country Raised in Pennsylvania, Thandi views the world of her mother's childhood in Johannesburg as both impossibly distant and ever present. She is an outsider wherever she goes, caught between being black and white, American and not. She tries to connect these dislocated pieces of her life, and as her mother succumbs to c

Jul 21, 2017
Wired by Garwood, Julie. Wired

-- New York Times  Allison Trent doesn't look like a hacker. In fact, when she's not in college working on her degree, she models on the side. But behind her gorgeous face is a brilliant mind for computers and her real love is writing—and hacking—code. Her dream is to write a new security program that could revolutionize the tech industry. Hotshot FBI agent Liam Scott has a problem: a leak deep within his own department. He needs the skills of a top-notch hacker to work on a highly sensitive p

Jul 21, 2017
Without Fear or Favor A Novel by Tanenbaum, Robert K.. Without Fear or Favor A Novel

In the twenty-ninth novel in the -- New York Post), Without Fear or Favor will keep you guessing until the final scene.

Jul 21, 2017
Y is for Yesterday by Grafton, Sue. Y is for Yesterday

Of #1 New York Times The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday        Now, it's 1989 and one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Moody, unrepentant, and angry, he is a virtual prisoner of his ever-watchful parents—until a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That's when the McCabes call Kinsey Millhone for help. As she is drawn into their family drama, she keeps a watchful eye on Fritz. But he

Jul 21, 2017
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me A Memoir by Alexie, Sherman. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me A Memoir

The Instant New York Times One of the most anticipated books of 2017--Entertainment Weekly Family relationships are never simple. But Sherman Alexie's bond with his mother Lillian was more complex than most. She plunged her family into chaos with a drinking habit, but shed her addiction when it was on the brink of costing her everything. She survived a violent past, but created an elaborate facade to hide the truth. She selflessly cared for strangers, but was often incapable of showering her c

Jul 21, 2017
You'll Never Know, Dear A Novel of Suspense by Ephron, Hallie. You'll Never Know, Dear A Novel of Suspense

An addictive novel of psychological suspense from the award-winning author of Night Night, Sleep Tight, about three generations of women haunted by a little girl's disappearance, and the porcelain doll that may hold the key to the truth . . .Seven-year-old Lissie Woodham and her four-year-old sister Janey were playing with their porcelain dolls in the front yard when an adorable puppy scampered by. Eager to pet the pretty dog, Lissie chased after the pup as it ran down the street. When she retur

Jul 21, 2017