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A land of permanent goodbyes by Abawi, Atia. A land of permanent goodbyes

Narrated by Destiny, this heartbreaking-and timely-story of refugees escaping from war-torn Syria is masterfully told by a foreign news correspondent who experienced the crisis firsthand. In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family-until the bombs strike. His city is in ruins. His life is destroyed. And those who have survived are left to figure out their uncertain future. In the wake of destruction, he's threatened by Daesh fighters and witnesses a public behead

Nov 27, 2018
A reaper at the gates by Tahir, Sabaa, author. A reaper at the gates

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger as the Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, Laia of Serra, and Elias Veturius all face increasing dangers.

Dec 5, 2018
A spark of light - a novel by Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author. A spark of light - a novel

"The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center, a women's reproductive health services clinic. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his horror, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren,

Dec 5, 2018
Adnan's story - the search for truth and justice after Serial by Chaudry, Rabia, author, narrator. Adnan's story - the search for truth and justice after Serial

"In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes of finding a journalist who could shed light on Adnan's story. In 2014, Koenig's investigation turned

Nov 20, 2018
An unfinished life - a novel by Spragg, Mark, 1952- An unfinished life - a novel

Jean Gilkyson and her daughter Griff run to Wyoming to escape an abusive relationship and move in with Einar Gilkyson, the grandfather Griff never knew she had, but Einar still blames Jean for the accident that killed his son.

Dec 5, 2018
Archenemies by Meyer, Marissa, author. Archenemies

Nova and Adrian (aka Insomnia and Sketch) fought the battle of their lives against the Anarchist known as the Detonator. It was a short-lived victory. The Anarchists still have a secret weapon; one that Nova believes will protect her. The Renegades also have a strategy for overpowering the Anarchists, but both Nova and Adrian understand that it could mean the end of Gatlon City, and the world, as they know it.

Nov 29, 2018
Beauchamp Hall - a novel by Steel, Danielle, author. Beauchamp Hall - a novel

Beauchamp Hall is perfect for the holidays, a delightful novel about a young American woman who finds love and fulfillment in the course of her involvement with a Downton Abbey-style TV show in England.

Dec 5, 2018
Broken things by Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author. Broken things

An unforgettable, mesmerizing tale of exquisite obsession, spoiled innocence, and impossible friendships. It's been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods. Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn the three girls had imagined themselves into the magical world where their fantasies became twisted, even deadly. The only thing is: they didn't do it. On the anniversary of Summer's death,

Nov 20, 2018
Daughter of the burning city by Foody, Amanda, author. Daughter of the burning city

"Sixteen-year-old Sorina has spent most of her life within the smoldering borders of the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years. This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel, and touch, with personalities all their own. Her creations are her family, and together they make up the cast of the festival's freak show. But no matter how lifelike they

Dec 5, 2018
Dear Evan Hansen - the novel by Emmich, Val, author. Dear Evan Hansen - the novel

"When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore--even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he wa

Nov 27, 2018
Dream with me - race, love, and the struggle we must win by Perkins, John M., author. Dream with me - race, love, and the struggle we must win

"A trailblzaer in the civil rights movement, John M. Perkins led voter registration efforts in 1964, worked for school desegregation in 1967, and was jailed and tortured in 1970. He is no less zealous today as he sees a new generation of freedom fighters battling the same issues and the same systems he has spent his life working to correct. Through his raw, personal stories spanning from the civil rights era to today, Perkins shows us that, though the fight is not over, there are many reasons to

Nov 20, 2018
East of Eden by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. East of Eden

Adam and Charles Trask are raised by their stern father to become soldiers. But even as boys, they are at war. Adam's gentle passivity enrages the competitive Charles, who is sure his father favors Adam. Cathy Ames is beautiful but amoral; she uses the world to get what she wants. When Adam falls under her spell, she becomes a force that will poison both brothers -- and the future generations of two families.

Dec 5, 2018
Fall from grace - a novel by Steel, Danielle. author. Fall from grace - a novel

The gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney finds a job in fashion, despite her own designer daughters' warnings. Naive, out of her element, and alo

Dec 5, 2018
Feared - a Rosato & DiNunzio novel by Scottoline, Lisa, author. Feared - a Rosato & DiNunzio novel

When nemesis Nick Machiavelli targets her family with frivolous legal claims and slander that escalate to an unthinkable tragedy, Mary DiNunzio discovers her own unsettling capacity for dark retaliation.

Dec 5, 2018
Field of bones by Jance, Judith A., author. Field of bones

Sheriff Joanna Brady's best intentions to stay on maternity leave take a hit when a serial homicide case rocks Cochise County, dragging her into a far-reaching investigation to bring down a relentless killer.

Dec 5, 2018
Fire & blood by Martin, George R. R., author. Fire & blood

"Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen -- the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria -- took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why was it so dead

Nov 29, 2018
Fly girls - how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history by O'Brien, Keith, author. Fly girls - how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history

"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"--

Nov 14, 2018
Fruit of the drunken tree - a novel by Rojas Contreras, Ingrid, author, narrator. Fruit of the drunken tree - a novel

"Seven-year-old Chula and her older sister Cassandra enjoy carefree lives thanks to their gated community in Bogot, but the threats of kidnappings, car bombs, and assassinations hover just outside the neighborhood walls, where the godlike drug lord Pablo Escobar continues to elude authorities and capture the attention of the nation. When their mother hires Petrona, a live-in maid from the city's guerrilla-occupied slum, Chula makes it her mission to befriend the aloof teenager. But Petrona's mys

Dec 5, 2018
Hero at the fall - a Rebel of the Sands novel by Hamilton, Alwyn, author. Hero at the fall - a Rebel of the Sands novel

When gunslinging Amani Al'Hiza escaped her dead-end town, she never imagined she'd join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn't have a choice. Armed with only her revolver, her wits, and her untameable Demdji powers, Amani must rally her skeleton crew of rebels for a rescue mission through the unforgiving desert to a place that, according to maps, doesn't exist. As she watches thos

Dec 5, 2018
Holy Bible. New Testament. by Holy Bible. New Testament.

An unabridged narration of the King James Version of the New Testament of the Bible.

Dec 5, 2018

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