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Executive Power by Flynn, Vince. Executive Power

In the fourth installment of Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp series, a leak in the U.S. State Department leads to the capture of an American operative in the Philippines, prompting CIA advisor Mitch Rapp to begin the daunting task of damage control. But when a dangerous assassin commences a plan that could ignite a world war, Rapp must consider playing hardball.

Nov 18, 2017
Eyes of prey by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- Eyes of prey

Lucas Davenport traces the bizarre movements of a psychopathic killer who brutally maims the eyes of his murdered victims.

Nov 20, 2017
Firstlife by Showalter, Gena. 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

Nov 18, 2017
Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life by Dallek, Robert, author. Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life

A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker. In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus maker. Robert Dallek’s Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life takes a fresh look at the many compelling questions that hav

Nov 21, 2017
From here to eternity - traveling the world to find the good death by Doughty, Caitlin. From here to eternity - traveling the world to find the good death

Fascinated by our pervasive terror of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for their dead. In rural Indonesia, she observes a man clean and dress his grandfather's mummified body. Grandpa's mummy has lived in the family home for two years, where the family has maintained a warm and respectful relationship. She meets Bolivian natitas (cigarette- smoking, wish- granting human skulls), and introduces us to a Japanese kotsuage, in which relatives use cho

Nov 24, 2017
God - a human history by Aslan, Reza, author, narrator. God - a human history

In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contradictions. In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more immense: God, writ large. In layered prose and with thoughtful, accessible scholarship, Aslan narrates the history of religion as a remarkably cohesive attempt to understand the divine by giving it human traits and emotions. According to Aslan, this innate desire to humanize God is hardwired in our

Nov 21, 2017
Heather, the totality - a novel by Weiner, Matthew. Heather, the totality - a novel

A collision course between a privileged family and a dangerous young man.

Nov 20, 2017
Henry David Thoreau - a life by Walls, Laura Dassow, author. Henry David Thoreau - a life

Two hundred years after his birth, and two generations after the last full-scale biography, Laura Dassow Walls restores Henry David Thoreau to us in all his profound, inspiring complexity.

Nov 21, 2017
Hiddensee by Maguire, Gregory, author. Hiddensee

Gregory Maguire returns with an inventive novel inspired by a timeless holiday legend, intertwining the story of the famous Nutcracker with the life of the mysterious toy maker named Drosselmeier who carves him. Hiddensee: An island of white sandy beaches, salt marshes, steep cliffs, and pine forests north of Berlin in the Baltic Sea, an island that is an enchanting bohemian retreat and home to a large artists' colony-- a wellspring of inspiration for the Romantic imagination . . .Having brought

Nov 18, 2017
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter by Sánchez, Erika L., author. I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

From Goodreads.

Nov 21, 2017
I can't breathe - a killing on Bay Street by Taibbi, Matt, author. I can't breathe - a killing on Bay Street

On July 17, 2014, a forty-three-year-old black man named Eric Garner died on a Staten Island sidewalk after a police officer put him in what has been described as an illegal chokehold during an arrest for selling bootleg cigarettes. The final moments of Garner’s life were captured on video and seen by millions. His agonized last words, “I can’t breathe,” became a rallying cry for the nascent Black Lives Matter protest movement. A grand jury ultimately declined to indict the officer who wrestled

Nov 21, 2017
I'm a stranger here myself - notes on returning to America after twenty years away by Bryson, Bill. I'm a stranger here myself - notes on returning to America after twenty years away

Author Bill Bryson tells the comical story of his return to America after living in England for two decades. When he returned stateside with his English wife and their four children, he was greeted by a whole new landscape which included microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental floss hotlines-- and the thought that 3 million Americans believe they had been abducted by aliens at some point.

Nov 21, 2017
Ignore it! - how selectively looking the other way can decrease behavioral problems and increase parenting satisfaction by Pearlman, Catherine, author. Ignore it! - how selectively looking the other way can decrease behavioral problems and increase parenting satisfaction

"This book teaches frustrated, stressed-out parents that selectively ignoring certain behaviors can actually inspire positive changes in their kids... Dr. Pearlman's four-step process returns the joy to child rearing. Combining highly effective strategies with time-tested approaches, she teaches parents when to selectively look the other way to withdraw reinforcement for undesirable behaviors. Too often we find ourselves bargaining, debating, arguing and pleading with kids. Instead of improved b

Nov 20, 2017
Indentured - the inside story of the rebellion against the NCAA by Nocera, Joseph. Indentured - the inside story of the rebellion against the NCAA

Joe Nocera delivers the definitive expose of college sports, behind the glitz of March Madness and the Bowl Championship Series. He reveals the moral, financial, and legal ramifications of an industry that claims to protect amateur athletes while exploiting their talents and hard work. Nocera shines a powerful light on the businessmen behind the NCAA and how their hypocrisy hurts athletes at all levels.

Nov 21, 2017
Innocent in death by Robb, J. D., 1950- Innocent in death

"The death of history teacher Craig Foster devastated his young wife, who'd sent him off to work that morning with a lovingly packed lunch. It shocked his colleagues at the Upper West Side private school. And as for the ten-year-old girls who found him in his classroom in a pool of bodily fluids, they may have been traumatized for life. Lieutenant Eve Dallas, of course, is more hardened to murder cases. And this is clearly a murder case. That lovingly packed lunch was tainted with deadly ricin.

Nov 20, 2017
Into the wild by Krakauer, Jon. Into the wild

The story of Chris McCandless, a young man whose solo journey into the wilds of Alaska ended in death after four months, explores the allure of wilderness felt by Americans.

Nov 21, 2017
Justice by Kellerman, Faye, author. Justice

The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture. The seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California's rootless, affluent youth. But even the confession of a disturbed kid with cold 'killer eyes' cannot soothe Decker's inner torment.

Nov 18, 2017
Keep her safe - a novel by Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author. Keep her safe - a novel

Pushed to the breaking point, Cara Burrows flees her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can't afford. Late that night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied, by a man and a teenage girl. A simple mistake at the front desk, but soon Cara realizes that the girl she saw alive and well in the hotel room is someone who she can't possibly have seen: the most famous murder victim in the country, Melody Chapa, whos

Nov 20, 2017
Last Year's Mistake by Ciocca, Gina. Last Year's Mistake

The summer before freshman year, Kelsey and David became inseparable best friends, until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke and everything around her crumbled, including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey's parents decide to move away, she can't wait to start over and leave the past behind. But David's not quite ready for her to leave. Now it's senior year and Kelsey has a new group of friends, genuine popularity, and a hot boyfriend. Her life is perfect. That

Nov 18, 2017
Lifeblood by Showalter, Gena. Lifeblood

Because Ten possesses a rare supernatural ability to absorb and share light, the Powers That Be have the highest expectations for her future, and the enemy wants her neutralized. Fighting to save her second life, she must learn about her realm from the ground up while launching her first mission. Convincing a select group of humans to join her side before they die. No pressure, right?

Nov 18, 2017

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