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And into the fire by Gleason, Robert (Robert Herman). And into the fire

May 19, 2017
Among the lesser gods - a novel by Catts, Margo, author. Among the lesser gods - a novel

"For fans of authors like Barbara Kingsolver and Leif Enger, a stunning new voice in contemporary literary fiction. "Tragedy and blessing. Leave them alone long enough, and it gets real hard to tell them apart." Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child, to her mother's abandonment, and now to an unwanted pregnancy, she knows better than most that small actions can have terrible consequences. Driven to the high mountains surrounding Leadville,

May 19, 2017
The Alice network - a novel by Quinn, Kate, author. The Alice network - a novel

"It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied Franceduring the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like

May 19, 2017
The Absence of Evelyn by Townsend, Jackie The Absence of Evelyn

May 19, 2017
The 7th Threat by Rees, Matt The 7th Threat

May 19, 2017
The use of fame - a novel by Nixon, Cornelia, author. The use of fame - a novel

"Cornelia Nixon brings to life a story that challenges the role of class in academia and America, that questions the limits of language and the boundaries of love. Abigail McCormick and Ray Stark are both poets, married nearly twenty-five years in what has always been a passionate relationship despite deep class differences. Ray is the son of West Virginia coal miners; contemptuous, riotous, too wrapped up in the hallowed halls of the Ivy League, sure that he'll soon receive a more distinguished

May 20, 2017
Sealskin by Bristow, Su, 1956- author. Sealskin

"What happens when magic collides with reality? Donald is a young fisherman, eking out a lonely living on the west coast of Scotland. One night he witnesses something miraculous and makes a terrible mistake. His action changes lives; not only his own, but those of his family and the entire tightly knit community in which they live. Can he ever atone for the wrong he has done, and can love grow when its foundation is violence? Based on the legend of the selkies - seals who can transform into peop

May 20, 2017
Firewalker by James, Allyson. Firewalker

"Mick must face the dragon council for breaking their laws, and while he doesn't seem too worried about his upcoming trial, Janet will do anything to keep him safe. She'll need a little help from her friends, old and new: Nash and Coyote; Cassandra, a powerful witch turned hotel manager; Colby a sort-of-trustworthy dragon. But now a new, dark power is stirring in Magellan that Janet must face, but even more frightening, one is stirring within herself."--Author's website.

May 20, 2017
Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story

A beautiful young girl was walking down the street -- when suddenly... Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. A beautiful and intelligent nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened -- because girls are disappearing without a trace. Fellow student Beatrice Oliver and a homeless woman called Mona-No-Name are missing, both gone after being snatched off the street. Julia is determined to discover the reason behind their disappearances

May 20, 2017
Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions by Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions

"Behind the Mask is a multi-author collection with stories by award-winning authors Kelly Link, Cat Rambo, Carrie Vaughn, Seanan McGuire, Lavie Tidhar, Sarah Pinsker, Keith Rosson, Kate Marshall, Chris Large and others. It is partially a prose nod to the comic world―the bombast, the larger-than-life, the save-the-worlds and the calls-to-adventure. But it’s also a spotlight on the more intimate side of the genre. The hopes and dreams of our cape-clad heroes. The regrets and longings

May 20, 2017
The Australian - a novel by Smith-Stevens, Emma, 1982- author. The Australian - a novel

"In her humorous and emotionally resonant debut, Emma Smith-Stevens follows the exploits and evolution of a young man - known only as "the Australian"--Over the course of a dozen years, from his time posing for tourist photos as Superman to his life in New York, chasing fame and fortune. Married to a woman he barely knows and struggling to forge a relationship with his son, the Australian travels between the U.S. and Melbourne, seeking to reconnect with his deceased parents through his father's

May 20, 2017
Virtue Falls - a novel by Dodd, Christina. Virtue Falls - a novel

"Twenty-three years ago, Misty Banner was brutally slashed to death in her home in Virtue Falls, Washington. Her husband was convicted of the murder. Their four year old daughter Elizabeth witnessed the crime, but has no memory of the killing. Now, two decades later, Elizabeth is back in Virtue Falls. She soon discovers her father is innocent. The real killer is still out there. And her investigation has stirred dark and deadly resentments that could provoke in another bloody murder--her own."--

May 22, 2017
True as fate by Eakes, Laurie Alice, author. True as fate

"Lady Chloe Ashford detests going to balls, loathes social pretense, and finds the very idea of hunting for a husband obscene. But she has an even more scandalous secret: she once helped an American--the enemy--escape from Dartmoor Prison. Now, nearly three years later, Ross Trenerry is back--and in trouble again. So is her traitorous heart. He doesn't know she's the one responsible for sending him to a second prison, and she has no intention of telling him. A former privateer, Ross has finally

May 22, 2017
Love over Scotland by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. Love over Scotland

Follows the lives of the residents of an Edinburgh boarding house.

May 22, 2017
Augustown - a novel by Miller, Kei, author. Augustown - a novel

"In the wake of Marlon James's Man Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Augustown--set in the backlands of Jamaica--is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth. Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear running through her. While they wait for his mama to come home

May 22, 2017
Atlantic Hotel by Noll, João Gilberto, author. Atlantic Hotel

"Just who is the narrator of Joa~o Gilberto Noll's dark and mysterious Atlantic Hotel? First he books a room where a murder has just occurred, claiming he's just arrived from the airport. But then he suddenly leaves the hotel, telling a cab driver he’s an alcoholic headed for detox. After that he hops on an all-night bus headed across Brazil, where he begins to seduce a beautiful American woman. Next he says he's a soap opera actor, which is a bad idea--it makes the people he's hitchhikin

May 22, 2017

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