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The House of Mirth by Wharton, Edith. The House of Mirth

Love or luxury? Wharton's classic tale examines the social mores of the New York City aristocracy.--Lily Bart enjoys being within the New York City elite. Although she has many wealthy suitors, Lily remains single hoping for an honest and loving marriage. Her life takes an unexpected twist when gossip instigates her descent down the social ladder. Lily escapes the city by going on a cruise. But this, too, causes damage to her reputation, and soon Lily finds herself disowned and friendless.

Sep 20, 2017
The House of Unexpected Sisters by Smith, Alexander McCall. The House of Unexpected Sisters

Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story, a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case.

Sep 20, 2017
The language of flowers - a novel by Diffenbaugh, Vanessa. The language of flowers - a novel

Discovering the symbolic meanings of flowers while languishing in the foster-care system, eighteen-year-old Victoria is hired by a florist when her talent for helping others is discovered, a situation that leads her to confront a painful secret from her past.

Sep 23, 2017
The Last Castle by Kiernan, Denise. The Last Castle

The Last Castle is a story about a mansion, The Biltmore Estate; a mansion unrivaled in splendor and size. Built in the late 1800s, it is the largest personal residence in the United States, built by the Vanderbilt's, the richest family in the United States. The heart of this story is the socialite-turned-grand-dame who married into the family, and then eventually ran the entire estate, rescuing it from the brink of insolvency and making it into an international treasure that's one of the last v

Sep 20, 2017
The ninth hour - a novel by McDermott, Alice, author. The ninth hour - a novel

On a dim winter afternoon, a young Irish immigrant opens the gas taps in his Brooklyn tenement. In the aftermath of the fire that follows, Sister St. Savior, an aging nun, appears, unbidden, to direct the way forward for his widow and his unborn child. In Catholic Brooklyn, in the early part of the twentieth century, decorum, superstition, and shame collude to erase the man's brief existence, and yet his suicide, although never spoken of, reverberates through many lives--testing the limits and t

Sep 19, 2017
The Noel Diary by Evans, Richard Paul. The Noel Diary

Jason Chercher is not doing well in love or life. Just two weeks after his wife leaves him, he receives a phone call that his estranged mother has passed away, days before Christmas-leaving her home and all her belongings to him. Frankly, he would like to see everything just burned. But curiosity about his past and anxiety about his future fuel him to make the drive from Salt Lake City to her home in Medford, Oregon. Maybe cleaning out her house will be slightly less depressing than spending the

Sep 20, 2017
The other girl by Spindler, Erica, 1957- author. The other girl

When Officer Miranda Rader of the Hammond PD in Louisiana and her partner are called to investigate a murder, she finds a faded newspaper clipping about a terrible night from her long-buried past.

Sep 20, 2017
The princes of Ireland - the Dublin saga by Rutherfurd, Edward, author. The princes of Ireland - the Dublin saga

Through the interlocking stories of a memorable cast of characters (druids and chieftains, monks and smugglers, noblewomen and farmwives, merchants and mercenaries, rebels and cowards) we see Ireland through the lens of its greatest city.

Sep 20, 2017
The promise of dawn by Snelling, Lauraine. The promise of dawn

In 1910, Signe, her husband, and their boys emigrate from Norway to Minnesota, dreaming of one day owning a farm of their own. But the relatives they've come to stay with are harsh and demanding. As Signe's family is worked to the bone to repay the cost of their voyage, can she learn to trust God through this trial and hold on to hope for a better future?

Sep 22, 2017
The Refugees by Nguyen, Viet Thanh. The Refugees

With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husband is suffering from dementia and starts to confuse her for a former lover, to a girl living in Ho Chi Minh City whose older half sister comes back from America having seemingly accomplis

Sep 20, 2017
The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Greenblatt, Stephen. The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Stephen Greenblatt explores the enduring story of humanity's first parents. Tracking the tale into the deep past, Greenblatt uncovers the tremendous theological, artistic, and cultural investment over centuries that made these fictional figures so profoundly resonant in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim worlds and, finally, so very 'real' to millions of people even in the present.

Sep 20, 2017
The Romanov ransom by Cussler, Clive, author. The Romanov ransom

"Treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo's search for a Romanov fortune brings them into perilous contact with an ambitious neo-Nazi clan, in the thrilling adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. In 1918, a ransom of enormous size was paid to free the Romanovs from the Bolsheviks, but, as history knows, the Romanovs died anyway. And the ransom? During World War II, the Nazis stole it from the Russians, and after that--it vanished. Until now. When a modern-day kidnapping capture

Sep 22, 2017
The scarred woman - a Department Q novel by Adler-Olsen, Jussi, author. The scarred woman - a Department Q novel

"Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q, Copenhagen's cold cases division, meets his toughest challenge yet when the dark, troubled past of one of his own team members collides with a sinister unsolved murder. In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. The case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide investigation from over a decade ago, but the connection between the two victims confounds the police. Across town a group of young women are being hunted. The

Sep 20, 2017
The stepchild by Fluke, Joanne, 1943- author. The stepchild

Kathi Ellison is an English literature major at the University of California in Berkeley, living with her boyfriend off-campus. She is also the daughter of a candidate for the U.S. Senate and his wife, a role that could affect her life should her father win the election. But before she can consider her future, Kathi must first come to terms with her past. A car accident when she was four-years-old killed her mother and left her in a coma for several days. The migraines and nightmares that plague

Sep 20, 2017
The Templars' last secret by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- author. The Templars' last secret

Bruno, the beloved chief of police of the idyllic French town of St. Denis in the Dordogne, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present.

Sep 20, 2017
The unquiet grave - a novel by McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948- The unquiet grave - a novel

The Greenbrier Ghost is renowned in American folklore, but Sharyn McCrumb is the first author to look beneath the legend to unearth the facts. Using a century of genealogical material and other historical documents, McCrumb reveals new information about the story and brings to life the personalities in the trial: the prosecutor, a former Confederate cavalryman; the defense attorney, a pro-Union bridge burner, who nevertheless had owned slaves; and the mother of the murdered woman, who doggedly s

Sep 25, 2017
The witches' tree by Beaton, M. C., author. The witches' tree

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Sep 22, 2017
The woman who couldn't scream - a novel by Dodd, Christina, author. The woman who couldn't scream - a novel

Merida Falcon is a world-class beauty, a trophy wife who seems to have it all, except she has no voice. For nine bitter years, Merida lived to serve her wealthy elderly husband, never leaving his side and always doing his bidding. On his death, Merida vanishes, and reappears in Virtue Falls with a new name, a new look, and a plot to take revenge on the man who loved her, betrayed her, and walked away, leaving her silent, abused, and bound to an old man's obsession.

Sep 25, 2017
They Both Die at the End by Silvera, Adam. They Both Die at the End

On September fifth, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they're both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There's an app for that. It's called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure, to live a lifetime in a single day.

Sep 20, 2017
This side of murder by Huber, Anna Lee This side of murder

Sep 21, 2017

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