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The party by Day, Elizabeth, 1978- author. The party

In a single evening, two married couples will come to question everything they thought they knew about each other, as the long-buried secret at the heart of their friendship comes to the surface, culminating in an explosive act of violence.

Oct 18, 2017
Openly Straight by Konigsberg, Bill. Openly Straight

A witty, coming-out-again story follows teenage Rafe's journey through being different, fitting in, and finding what it means to be himself.

Oct 18, 2017
One nation after Trump - a guide for the perplexed, the disillusioned, the desperate, and the not-yet deported by Dionne, E. J., Jr., author, narrator. One nation after Trump - a guide for the perplexed, the disillusioned, the desperate, and the not-yet deported

Three of Washington's premier political scholar-journalists explain why the Trump presidency poses a threat to the nation and discuss how the citizen activism it has inspired can lead to democratic renewal.

Oct 18, 2017
One hot summer - Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the great stink of 1858 by Ashton, Rosemary, 1947- author. One hot summer - Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the great stink of 1858

While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled Thames River, the year is otherwise little remembered. And yet, historian Rosemary Ashton reveals in this compelling microhistory, 1858 was marked by significant, if unrecognized, turning points. For ordinary people, and also for the rich, famous, and powerful, the months from May to August turned out to be a summer of consequence.

Oct 18, 2017
The Once and Future Liberal by Lilla, Mark. The Once and Future Liberal

Mark Lilla offers an impassioned, tough-minded, and stinging look at the failure of American liberalism over the past two generations. Instead, as Lilla argues, American liberalism fell under the spell of identity politics, with disastrous consequences. Driven originally by a sincere desire to protect the most vulnerable Americans, the left has now unwittingly balkanized the electorate, encouraged self-absorption rather than solidarity, and invested its energies in social movements rather than i

Oct 18, 2017
Nothing by Barrows, Annie, author. Nothing

The story of Charlotte and Frankie, two high school students and best friends who don't have magical powers, fight aliens, crash their cars, get pierced, or discover they are royal. They just go to school. And live at home. With their parents.Nothing ever happens to Charlotte and Frankie. Their lives are nothing like the lives of the girls they read about in their YA novels.

Oct 18, 2017
Nomadland by Bruder, Jessica. Nomadland

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in late-model RVs, travel trailers, and vans, forming a growing community of nomads: migrant labor

Oct 18, 2017
Neuroscience for leaders - a brain-adaptive leadership approach by Dimitriadis, Nikolaos, author Neuroscience for leaders - a brain-adaptive leadership approach

What makes a great leader? This important question has been on the minds of scientists, philosophers, and professionals around the globe for centuries. Many theories and models have been proposed in answer to it, but none has succeeded in capturing leadership in its entirety. Until now. The leadership enigma finally has a convincing answer - an answer rooted in a specific and very tangible source: the brain. The real breakthrough today is neuroscience. Over the past 20 years, leaps in technology

Oct 18, 2017
The Man From the Train by James, Bill. The Man From the Train

Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villasca, Iowa, murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all of these families lived within walking distance to a train station. When celebrated baseball statisticia

Oct 18, 2017
Made for Love by Nutting, Alissa. Made for Love

Hazel has just moved into a trailer park of senior citizens, with her father and Diane, his extremely lifelike sex doll, as her roommates. Life with Hazel's father is strained at best, but her only alternative seems even bleaker. She's just run out on her marriage to Byron Gogol, CEO and founder of Gogol Industries, a monolithic corporation hell-bent on making its products and technologies indispensable in daily life. For over a decade, Hazel put up with being veritably quarantined by Byron in t

Oct 18, 2017
Loved by Cast, P. C.. Loved

It's Zoey's eighteenth birthmas and the Nerd Herd has been scattered across the country busily adulting for almost a year when Stark calls them back to Tulsa to surprise Z. All is not well in T-town. Strange, dark signs are appearing, could it be possible Neferet is stirring? Not willing to chance disaster striking again, Zoey calls on her newly reunited friends to circle with her and add a layer of protection over Neferet's grotto jail. Easy, right? Nothing at the House of Night is ever as it s

Oct 18, 2017
Lightning Men by Mullen, Thomas. Lightning Men

The follow up to Thomas Mullen's complicated crime fiction that melds an intense plot with fully realized characters, exploring race, law enforcement, and justice in mid-century Atlanta.

Oct 18, 2017
It Devours! by Fink, Joseph. It Devours!

Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider to the town of Night Vale. Working for Carlos, the town's top scientist, she relies on fact and logic as her guiding principles. But all of that is put into question when Carlos gives her a special assignment investigating a mysterious rumbling in the desert wasteland outside of town. This investigation leads her to the Joyous Congregation of the Smiling God, and to Darryl, one of its most committed members. Caught between her beliefs in the ultimate power of scie

Oct 18, 2017
Her Body and Other Parties by Machado, Carmen Maria. Her Body and Other Parties

In this electric and provocative debut, Carmen Maria Machado bends genre to shape startling narratives that map the realities of women's lives and the violence visited upon their bodies. A wife refuses her husband's entreaties to remove the green ribbon from around her neck. A woman recounts her sexual encounters as a plague slowly consumes humanity. A salesclerk in a mall makes a horrifying discovery within the seams of the store's prom dresses. One woman's surgery-induced weight loss results i

Oct 18, 2017
The Four by Galloway, Scott. The Four

Through analysis that's both rigorous and entertaining, Galloway outlines the path for the next trillion dollar company, the Fifth Horseman, and points to which companies are in the running. Uber for example or, less obvious, Microsoft and Starbucks. As with Peter Thiel's Zero to One; listeners will come away with fresh, game changing insights about what it takes to win in today's economy.

Oct 18, 2017
Essence of Malice, The- A Mystery by Weaver, Ashley. Essence of Malice, The- A Mystery

The fourth Amory Ames Mystery finds Amory and Milo in Paris, where they are soon embroiled in a mystery surrounding the death of a famous parfumier.

Oct 18, 2017
Dear Fahrenheit 451- Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Spence, Annie. Dear Fahrenheit 451- Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks

This librarian's snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, and deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to books in her life is a perfect listen for book lovers.

Oct 18, 2017
Callander Square by Perry, Anne. Callander Square

The bodies of two newborn babies have been found in a park in the fashionable London neighborhood of Callander Square. While Inspector Thomas Pitt is fighting to get the square's aristocratic residents to speak with him, his pretty, well-born wife Charlotte decides to do some detective work of her own. Soon she is unearthing secrets in every house on the square while Thomas tries to discover what would drive a person to murder.

Oct 18, 2017
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Sullivan, Mark. Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours.

Oct 18, 2017
The Austen Escape by Reay, Katherine. The Austen Escape

Mary Davies lives and works in Austin, Texas, as an industrial engineer. She has an orderly and productive life, a job and colleagues that she enjoys, particularly a certain adorable, intelligent, and hilarious consultant. But something is missing for Mary. When her estranged and emotionally fragile childhood friend Isabel Dwyer offers Mary a two-week stay in a gorgeous manor house in Bath, Mary reluctantly agrees to come along, in hopes that the holiday will shake up her quiet life in just the

Oct 18, 2017

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