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The girl of the lake - stories by Roorbach, Bill, author. The girl of the lake - stories

"Nine richly varied, often funny, always moving stories that cross a range of landscapes and generations to reveal the complex workings of the human heart. Bill Roorbach conjures vivid, complex characters whose layered interior worlds feel at once familiar and extraordinary. He first made his mark as the winner of an O. Henry Prize for one of his stories and the Flannery O'Connor Award for his first collection, Big Bend. His astounding new collection, The Girl of the Lake, captures a virtuoso in

May 19, 2017
The half-drowned king - a novel by Hartsuyker, Linnea. The half-drowned king - a novel

"The first installment in a debut trilogy, THE HALF-DROWNED KING tells the compelling story of the political intrigues, battles, and struggles for power that led to the rise of King Harald the Fair-Haired, first king of Norway, seen through the eyes of the young man who became his most trusted warrior and advisor. Conjuring a bloodthirsty, superstitious, and thrilling ancient world (9th century), this debut novel is for fans of Game of Thrones, the Vikings TV series, and Outlander"--

May 19, 2017
The heirs - a novel by Rieger, Susan, 1946- author. The heirs - a novel

Six months after Rupert Falkes dies, leaving a grieving widow and five adult sons, an unknown woman sues his estate, claiming she had two sons by him. The Falkes brothers are pitched into turmoil, at once missing their father and feeling betrayed by him. In disconcerting contrast, their mother, Eleanor, is cool and calm, showing preternatural composure.

May 18, 2017
The Hideout by Hostovsky, Egon/ Long, Fern (TRN) The Hideout

May 19, 2017
The illustrious House of Ramires by Queirós, Eça de, 1845-1900, author. The illustrious House of Ramires

Ec¸a de Queiros's superlative novel The Illustrious House of Ramires (originally published in 1900) is presented here in a sparkling new translation by Margaret Jull Costa. The favorite novel of many Ec¸a de Queiros aficionados, this late masterpiece, wickedly funny and yet profoundly tender, centers on Gonc¸alo Ramires, heir to a family so aristocratic that it predates even the kings of Portugal. Gonc¸alo--charming but disastrously effete, idealistic but hopelessly weak--muddles through his pam

May 18, 2017
The little Buddhist monk & the proof by Aira, César, 1949- author. The little Buddhist monk & the proof

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May 24, 2017
The long drop - a novel by Mina, Denise, author. The long drop - a novel

"In 1950's Glasgow, a household of women were found slaughtered in their beds. The father, William Watt, had a cast iron alibi but police were convinced he was guilty. Determined to clear his name, Watt let it be known that he would pay for information. Step forward career criminal Peter Manuel, with compelling details only the murderer could know. Watt agreed to meet him. They spent twelve hours together, driving and drinking in Glasgow pubs and clubs. No one knows what happened that night. The

May 18, 2017
The matchmakers by Oke, Janette, 1935- The matchmakers

Although Cynthia appreciates her father's help and attention after her husband dies, her desire for more space prompts her to try to find a wife for her father.

May 24, 2017
The misfortune of Marion Palm - a novel by Culliton, Emily, author. The misfortune of Marion Palm - a novel

"A wildly entertaining debut about a Brooklyn Heights wife and mother who has embezzled a small fortune from her children's private school and makes a run for it, leaving behind her trust fund poet husband, his maybe-secret lover, her two daughters, and aschool board who will do anything to find her. Marion Palm prefers not to think of herself as a thief but rather "a woman who embezzles." Over the years she has managed to steal $180,000 from her daughters' private school, money that has paid fo

May 19, 2017
The Nakano Thrift Shop by Kawakami, Hiromi/ Powell, Allison Markin (TRN) The Nakano Thrift Shop

May 19, 2017
The only child - a novel by Pyper, Andrew, author. The only child - a novel

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May 18, 2017
The Other La Bohm̈e by Keith, Yorker The Other La Bohm̈e

May 19, 2017
The Playboy Bachelor by Van Dyken, Rachel The Playboy Bachelor

May 19, 2017
The Portrait by Laurain, Antoine/ Boyce, Emily (TRN)/ Aitken, Jane (TRN) The Portrait

May 19, 2017
The reef by Villoro, Juan, 1956- author. The reef

"The ex Rock Star Mario Mu¨ller discovers a visionary possibility in the Caribbean: the pleasures of fear. On the banks of an enormous coral reef The Pyramid is built, a resort that offers controlled dangers until a diver dies outside of the water. Reflecting upon the damages we choose to inflict upon ourselves in order to intensify life, this passionate novel describes a new ecology: climate change empties hotels and money laundering regenerates them like ghostly empires. Arrecife is also a sto

May 24, 2017
The reminders - a novel by Emmich, Val, author. The reminders - a novel

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May 24, 2017
The return by Fisher, Suzanne Woods, author. The return

As the Amish settle in America, Tessa wishes Hans would notice her. When tragedy strikes--close to home and close to her heart--she discovers the cost of true love.

May 19, 2017
The river wild - a thriller by O'Neill, Denis, author. The river wild - a thriller

"To help heal a marriage on the rocks, river-rafting expert Gail, her husband Tom, and their son embark on a white water adventure in Montana. Along the way, they encounter two inexperienced rafters supposedly looking for their friends downriver. Little do they know that the men are escaped convicts whose bid for freedom has a body count. Things take a turn when the young family learns that they are now the captives of two armed killers, and it becomes clear that there is much more at stake than

May 24, 2017
The roses of may by Hutchison, Dot, author. The roses of may

"Four months after the explosion at the Garden, a place where young women known as the Butterflies were kept captive, FBI agents Brandon Eddison, Victor Hanoverian, and Mercedes Ramirez are still entrenched in the aftermath, helping survivors in the process of adjusting to life on the outside. With winter coming to an end, the Butterflies have longer, warmer days of healing ahead. But for the agents, the impending thaw means one gruesome thing: a chilling guarantee that somewhere in the country,

May 18, 2017
The Samurai of Seville by Healey, John J. The Samurai of Seville

May 19, 2017

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