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A darker sea - Master Commandant Putnam and the War of 1812 by Haley, James L., author. A darker sea - Master Commandant Putnam and the War of 1812

The second installment of the gripping naval saga by award-winning historian James L. Haley, featuring Commander Bliven Putnam, chronicling the build up to the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain after the Revolution--the War of 1812. At the opening of the War of 1812, the British control the most powerful navy on earth, and Americans are again victims of piracy. Bliven Putnam, late of the Battle of Tripoli, is dispatched to Charleston to outfit and take command of a

Dec 7, 2017
A snow country Christmas by Miller, Linda Lael, author. A snow country Christmas

It's a Christmas affair to remember as a Hollywood mogul discovers his inner cowboy--and the woman of his dreams--amid the rugged beauty of Wyoming. Raine McCall would take snow-covered mountains over a star-studded premiere any day. But when hotshot movie executive Mick Branson arranges dinner on Christmas Eve to discuss a work opportunity, she's intrigued--by the offer and the man. She's a no-makeup, no-frills single mom, who's happy with her quiet life. Sharing chili cheeseburgers and sizzlin

Dec 8, 2017
All American boys - a novel by Reynolds, Jason, author. All American boys - a novel

Two teens grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.

Dec 13, 2017
An analysis of big ideas in The Fourth Turning by Strauss, William, author. An analysis of big ideas in The Fourth Turning

"Published in 1997, The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy has emerged as one of the most important and controversial books of the past twenty years. Building on the foundation laid in their earlier books "Generations" and "13th Gen", Neil Howe and William Strauss map out the crucial role of generational cohorts in history. Properly understood, this astonishing book enables you to see the world, and your place in it, in a new light. With startling originality, Strauss and Howe illuminate the p

Dec 8, 2017
An enchantment of ravens by Rogerson, Margaret, author. An enchantment of ravens

Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel's paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron, Rook, the autumn prince, she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes; a weakness that could cost him his life. Furious and devastated, Rook spiri

Dec 8, 2017
Asking for it by O'Neill, Louise, 1985- author. Asking for it

A powerful novel about the devastating effects of rape and public shaming, told through the awful experience of a young woman whose life is changed forever by an act of violence.

Dec 12, 2017
Bang by Lyga, Barry, author. Bang

Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one, not even Sebastian himself, can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister with his father's gun. Now, ten years later, Sebastian has lived with the guilt and horror for his entire life. With his best friend away for the summer, Sebastian has only a new friend, Aneesa, to distract him from his darkest thoughts. But even this relationship cannot blunt the pain of his past. Because Sebastian knows exactly

Dec 12, 2017
Becoming wise - an inquiry into the mystery and the art of living by Tippett, Krista. Becoming wise - an inquiry into the mystery and the art of living

Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from luminous characters about the meaning of life in its many dimensions into a coherent narrative journey, over time and from mind to mind, that explores what it means to be human. The book is a master class in living, curated by Tippett but presided over by a delightfully ecumenical dream team of a teaching faculty.

Dec 7, 2017
Carnegie's maid by Benedict, Marie Carnegie's maid

Dec 13, 2017
Count to ten by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Count to ten

Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels containing dissolved human remains have been found in the basement of a ho

Dec 12, 2017
Enchantress of numbers by Chiaverini, Jennifer Enchantress of numbers

Dec 13, 2017
End game by Baldacci, David, author. End game

Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss--code named Blue Man--has vanished. His last known location was in remote Colorado, and there have been no other sightings or communications since. But there is violence brewing in this small town, and Robie and his sometime partner Jessica Reel will be lucky if they make it out alive--with or without Blue Man.

Dec 8, 2017
Fault lines in the constitution - the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today by Levinson, Cynthia, author. Fault lines in the constitution - the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today

Many of the political issues we struggle with today have their roots in the US Constitution.Husband-and-wife team Cynthia and Sanford Levinson take readers back to the creation of this historic document and discuss how contemporary problems were first introduced--then they offer possible solutions. Think Electoral College, gerrymandering, even the Senate. Many of us take these features in our system for granted. But they came about through haggling in an overheated room in 1787, and we're still

Dec 7, 2017
Felix Yz by Bunker, Lisa, author. Felix Yz

"If it wasn't for the fused-with-Zyx thing, I suppose I would just be normal--whatever that means."When Felix Yz was three years old, a hyperintelligent fourth-dimensional being became fused inside him after one of his father's science experiments went terribly wrong. The creature is friendly, but Felix--now thirteen--won't be able to grow to adulthood while they're still melded together. So a risky Procedure is planned to separate them . . . but it may end up killing them both instead.This book

Dec 7, 2017
Firstlife by Showalter, Gena, author. Firstlife

Tenley (Ten) Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose where she'll live after she dies. There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: Firstlife is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death. In the Everlife, two realms are in power: Troika and Myriad, longtime enemies and deadly rivals. Both will do a

Dec 13, 2017
Fountain filled with blood by Fergusson, Clare Fountain filled with blood

Dec 13, 2017
Fragments of the lost by Miranda, Megan, author. Fragments of the lost

Jessa Whitworth knew she didn't belong in her ex-boyfriend Caleb's room. But she couldn't deny that she was everywhere--in his photos, his neatly folded T-shirts, even the butterfly necklace in his jeans pocket ... the one she gave him for safe keeping on that day. His mother asked her to pack up his things--even though she blames Jessa for his accident. How could she say no? And maybe, just maybe, it will help her work through the guilt she feels about their final moments together. But as Jessa

Dec 7, 2017
Girls in the picture by Benjamin, Melanie Girls in the picture

Dec 13, 2017
Grave's a fine and private place by Bradley, Alan Grave's a fine and private place

Dec 13, 2017
Happiness in this life - a passionate meditation on earthly existence by Francis, Pope, 1936- author. Happiness in this life - a passionate meditation on earthly existence

A collection of homilies, speeches, and "messages of the day" that brings together Pope Francis's wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now.

Dec 7, 2017

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