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Manhattan Beach by Egan, Jennifer. Manhattan Beach

Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the lavishing of toys on the children, and some secret pact between her father and Dexter Styles. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female d

Aug 17, 2017
Fresh Complaint by Eugenides, Jeffrey. Fresh Complaint

Jeffrey Eugenides's bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be American in our times. The stories in "Fresh Complaint" explore equally rich­­--­­and intriguing­­--territory. Ranging from the bitingly reproductive antics of "Baster" to the dreamy, moving account of a young traveler's search for enlightenment in "Air Mail" (selected by Annie Proulx for Best A

Aug 17, 2017
Fast falls the night by Keller, Julia, author. Fast falls the night

The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker's Gap, West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad--but these days, depressingly familiar. But then there is another overdose. And another. And another. Prosecutor Bell Elkins soon realizes that her Appalachian hometown is facing its starkest challenge yet: a day of constant heroin overdoses from a batch tainted with a lethal t

Aug 17, 2017
Every Breath You Take by Clark, Mary Higgins. Every Breath You Take

"Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; Every Breath You Take follows television producer's Laurie Moran investigation of the unsolved Met Gala murder-in which a wealthy widow was pushed to her death from the famous museum's rooftop.

Aug 17, 2017
Dying by Taylor, Cory. Dying

Cory Taylor's deeply affecting meditation on dying and a wise tribute to life.

Aug 17, 2017
Dream Hoarders by Reeves, Richard V.. Dream Hoarders

As Reeves shows, the growing separation between the upper middle class and everyone else can be seen in family structure, neighborhoods, attitudes, and lifestyle. Those at the top of the income ladder are becoming more effective at passing on their status to their children, reducing overall social mobility. The result is not just an economic divide but a fracturing of American society along class lines. Upper-middle-class children become upper-middle-class adults. This fascinating book shows how

Aug 17, 2017
Dead Woman Walking by Bolton, Sharon. Dead Woman Walking

Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There's just one survivor. She's seen the killer's face, but he's also seen hers. And he won't rest until he's eliminated the only witness to his crime.

Aug 17, 2017
Beautiful Animals by Osborne, Lawrence. Beautiful Animals

On a hike during a white-hot summer break on the Greek island of Hydra, Naomi and Samantha make a startling discovery: a man named Faoud, sleeping heavily, exposed to the elements, but still alive. Naomi, the daughter of a wealthy British art collector who has owned a villa in the exclusive hills for decades, convinces Sam, a younger American girl on vacation with her family, to help this stranger. As the two women learn more about the man, a migrant from Syria and a casualty of the crisis ragin

Aug 17, 2017
The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 years old by Groen, Hendrik, author. The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 years old

Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried anytime soon. Instead, he sets out to write an expose´: a year in the life of his care home in Amsterdam.

Aug 18, 2017
The pillars of the earth by Follett, Ken. The pillars of the earth

Set in twelfth-century England, when Empress Maud and King Stephen are fighting for the crown of England after the death of Henry, this work of historical fiction chronicles the struggle to build the greatest gothic cathedral the world has ever known.

Aug 18, 2017
Of mess and moxie - wrangling delight out of this wild and glorious life by Hatmaker, Jen, author, narrator. Of mess and moxie - wrangling delight out of this wild and glorious life

Jen Hatmaker believes backbone is the birthright of every woman. Women have been demonstrating resiliency and resolve since forever. They have incredibly strong shoulders to bear loss, hope, grief, and vision. She laughs at the days to come is how the ancient wisdom writings put it. Jen parlays her own triumphs and tragedies into a sigh of relief for all normal, fierce women everywhere who, like her, sometimes hide in the car eating crackers but also want to get back up and get back out, to live

Aug 18, 2017
Hunting hour - a Timber Creek K-9 mystery by Mizushima, Margaret, author. Hunting hour - a Timber Creek K-9 mystery

Deputy Mattie Cobb is in a dark place and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to work on issues from her past. When she and her K-9 partner Robo get called to track a missing junior high student, they find the girl dead on Smoker's Hill behind the high school, and Mattie must head to the Walker home to break the bad news. But that's only the start of trouble in Timber Creek, because soon another girl goes missing--and this time it's one of Cole's daughters. Knowing that each hour a c

Aug 18, 2017
Gather the daughters - a novel by Melamed, Jennie, author. Gather the daughters - a novel

NEVER LET ME GO meets THE GIVER in this haunting debut about a cult on an isolated island, where nothing is as it seems.Years ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Only the Wanderers--chosen male descendants of the original ten--are allowed to cross to the wastelands, where they scavenge for de

Aug 18, 2017
Everything we keep - a novel by Lonsdale, Kerry, author. Everything we keep - a novel

Sous chef Aimee Tierney has the recipe for the perfect life: marry her childhood sweetheart, raise a family, and buy out her parents' restaurant. But when her fiance´, James Donato, vanishes in a boating accident, her well-baked future is swept out to sea. Struggling to reconstruct her life, she delves deeper into James's disappearance. What Aimee uncovers is an ocean of secrets that make her question everything about the life they built together. And just below the surface is a truth that may s

Aug 18, 2017
Everything all at once - how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem by Nye, Bill. Everything all at once - how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem

Bill Nye has been the public face of science for more than 20 years. Here, he urges readers to become activists and agents of change. This is an exciting, inspiring call to unleash the power of the nerd mindset that exists within us all. Nye believes we'll never be able to tackle our society's biggest, most complex problems if we don't even know how to solve the small ones. Step by step, he shows his readers the key tools behind his everything-all-at-once approach: radical curiosity, a deep desi

Aug 18, 2017
The duchess deal - girl meets duke by Dare, Tessa, author. The duchess deal - girl meets duke

Since his return from war, the Duke of Ashbury's to-do list has been short and anything but sweet: brooding, glowering, menacing London ne'er-do-wells by night. Now there's a new item on the list. He needs an heir, which means a wife. When Emma Gladstone, a vicar's daughter turned seamstress, appears in his library wearing a wedding gown, he decides on the spot that she'll do.

Aug 18, 2017
Devil's cut by Ward, J. R., 1969- author. Devil's cut

With his brother on trial for patricide, Lane Baldwine is now the head of the family, and the Bradford Bourbon Company. But his lover, Sutton Smythe, is the CEO of their biggest rival. It is said that love survives all things. But murder?

Aug 18, 2017
Death of a nag - a Hamish Macbeth mystery by Beaton, M. C., author. Death of a nag - a Hamish Macbeth mystery

Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth is dourer than ever after losing both his promotion and his girl, the loyal Priscilla Halburton-Smythe. A trip to a charming seaside inn with his dog Towser is meant to raise his sagging spirits. Instead he arrives at "Friendly House" to find the ambiance chilling, the food inedible, and his fellow guests less than neighborly. There's an amorous spinster, two tarty girls, a retired military man, a secretive London family, and Bob Harris, who so nags his wife, Do

Aug 18, 2017
The dark dark - stories by Hunt, Samantha. The dark dark - stories

This collection of stories blends the literary and the fantastic, conjuring up girls turning into women, women turning into deer, people becoming ghosts, and more.

Aug 18, 2017
Beneath Copper Falls by Coble, Colleen, author. Beneath Copper Falls

Dana Newell has just moved to Rock Harbor to take a job as a sheriff's dispatcher and is settling in next door to Bree and Kade Matthews. The abusive relationship she left behind seems a distant memory in this perfect place. Her first day on the job, Dana receives a call from her friend Allyson who screams 'He's going to kill me too' before the phone goes dead. Dana immediately dispatches a deputy, but it's too late. Allyson's death is ruled an accident, but Dana just doesn't believe it. She kno

Aug 18, 2017