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Blessing in disguise by Steel, Danielle, author. Blessing in disguise

"Isabelle McAvoy comes to terms with unfinished business and long-buried truths as the mother of three very different daughters with three singular fathers."

May 30, 2019
Chances are... by Delinsky, Barbara Chances are...

May 30, 2019
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Fluke, Joanne, author. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

In her first foray into the sleuthing game, resourceful, red-headed Hannah Swensen must find the right ingredients to solve two perplexing murders. One chilly morning on her way to The Cookie Jar, Hannah discovers Ron, the dairy delivery man, shot dead in his truck. When she begins to investigate, she suspects the dairy owner, but when he, too, is murdered, Hannah must look further afield for the culprit.

Jun 12, 2019
Christine by King, Stephen, author. Christine

It was love at first sight. From the moment 17-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her. Arnie's best friend, Dennis, distrusts her-immediately. Arnie's teen-queen girlfriend, Leigh, fears her the moment she senses her power. Arnie's parents, teachers and enemies soon learn what happens when you cross her. Christine is no lady. She is Stephen King's ultimate, blackly evil vehicle of terror.

Jun 12, 2019
Everything all at once - how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem by Nye, Bill. author, narrator. Everything all at once - how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem

Bill Nye has been the public face of science for more than 20 years. Here, he urges readers to become activists and agents of change. This is an exciting, inspiring call to unleash the power of the nerd mindset that exists within us all. Nye believes we'll never be able to tackle our society's biggest, most complex problems if we don't even know how to solve the small ones. Step by step, he shows his readers the key tools behind his everything-all-at-once approach: radical curiosity, a deep desi

May 30, 2019
Frankenstein by Shelley, Mary, author. Frankenstein

Frankenstein is the most famous novel by Mary Shelley: a dark Faustian parable of science misused that was an immediate success on its publication in 1818. Purporting to be the record of an explorer, it tells of Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but wayward student of science, who builds a human from dead flesh. Horrified by what he has done, he abandons his creation. The creature, an outcast for his horrific appearance, learns language and becomes civilized. In time, he attempts to join society

Jun 12, 2019
Friends we keep by Green, Jane, 1968- author, narrator. Friends we keep

Maggie, Evvie, and Topher met one another during their first week at university and instantly bonded, keeping in touch through all of life's troubles. When they finally reunite 30 years later, however, a lurking secret untold threatens to ruin their happiness.

Jun 13, 2019
Gone With the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret, author. Gone With the Wind

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Margaret Mitchell's great novel of the South is one of the most popular books ever written. Within six months of its publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind had sold a million copies. To date, it has been translated into 25 languages, and more than 28 million copies have been sold. Here are the characters that have become symbols of passion and desire: darkly handsome Rhett Butler and flirtatious Scarlett O'Hara. Behind them stand their gentler counte

Jun 12, 2019
If she wakes by Koryta, Michael, author. If she wakes

When Abby Kaplan investigates a suspicious accident that left a visiting professor dead and senior Tara Beckley a prisoner of locked-in-syndrome, she becomes a target of a mysterious hit man.

Jun 10, 2019
Lost and Found by Steel, Danielle, author. Lost and Found

What might have been? That tantalizing question propels a woman on a cross-country adventure to reunite with the men she loved and let go, in Danielle Steel's exhilarating new novel. It all starts with a fall from a ladder, in a firehouse in New York City. The firehouse has been converted into a unique Manhattan home and studio where renowned photographer Madison Allen works and lives after raising three children on her own. But the accident, which happens while Maddie is sorting through long-fo

Jun 12, 2019
Middlemarch by Eliot, George, 1819-1880. Middlemarch

A sensitive young woman marries a bitter, despotic scholar 30 years her senior, who lives just long enough to blight her spirit. She inherits his fortune, only to learn she will forfeit it if she marries her husband's young cousin. When Dorthea tries to find happiness without Ladislaw, the intricate plots, subplots and character portraits lead to a satisfying conclusion in this masterpiece of 19th-century morals and social issues.

May 30, 2019
No Country for Old Men by McCarthy, Cormac, author. No Country for Old Men

McCarthy revisits the border for the first time since 1998, when he published Cities of the Plain. Llewelyn Moss is stalking antelope when he runs across dead bodies, a stash of heroin, and lots of cash. He walks off with the cash, which leads to trouble; he should have stuck with the antelope. -Library Journal.

Jun 12, 2019
One for the money by Evanovich, Janet. One for the money

Evanovich presents Stephanie Plum, a gritty female detective from New Jersey.

May 30, 2019
Out of the Silent Planet by Lewis, C. S., author. Out of the Silent Planet

A linguist named Dr. Ransom wakes suddenly to find himself on his way to another world called Malacandra, where the natives see planets as having a tutelary spirit. The spirit of the Earth, they say, is fallen and twisted.

Jun 12, 2019
Redemption by Baldacci, David, author. Redemption

"Decker is visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by a man named Meryl Hawkins. Hawkins is a convicted murderer, the very first, in fact, Decker ever put behind bars. But he's innocent, he claims. Now suffering from terminal cancer, it's his dying wish that Decker clear his name. It's unthinkable. The case was open and shut, with rock-solid forensic evidence. But then Hawkins turns up dead with a bullet in his head, and even Decker begins to have doubts. Is it possible t

Jun 7, 2019
Sacred Clowns by Hillerman, Tony, author. Sacred Clowns

While searching for a runaway boy, Chee and Leaphorn are drawn into the mythology of the kochare-a sacred clown that is murdered at the conclusion of a kachina ceremony. "Hillerman's novels inject fresh urgency into the age-old questions about good and evil that lie at the heart of all detective fiction."-Baltimore Sun.

Jun 12, 2019
Sea stories by McRaven, William H., author. Sea stories

May 30, 2019
Searching for Sylvie Lee by Kwok, Jean, author. Searching for Sylvie Lee

A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three womentwo sisters and their motherin one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from theNew York Timesbestselling author ofGirl in Translation.

Jun 12, 2019
Sinister Pig by Hillerman, Tony, author. Sinister Pig

Tony Hillerman's mysteries offer a combination of Native-American lore and intriguing crimes that has made each one an instant best-seller. A wealthy Washington businessman will do anything to protect a covert operation that earns him millions of dollars. But when his activities attract the attention of reservation police, his power becomes as unstable as the desert wind.

Jun 12, 2019
Someone we know by Lapena, Shari Someone we know

May 30, 2019