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22 Seconds by Patterson, James, author. 22 Seconds

22 seconds... until Lindsay Boxer loses her badge?or her life. SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer has guns on her mind. Theres buzz of a last-ditch shipment of drugs and weapons crossing the Mexican border ahead of new restrictive gun laws. Before Lindsay can act, her top informant tips her to a case that hits disturbingly close to home. Former cops. Professional hits. All with the same warning scrawled on their bodies: You talk, you die. Now its Lindsays turn to choose.

May 11, 2022
Blade Breaker by Aveyard, Victoria, author. Blade Breaker

?A true fantasy masterpiece.? ?Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the An Ember in the Ashes series The sequel to Victoria Aveyards instant #1 New York Times bestselling Realm Breaker features more of the breathless action, deadly twists, and gripping magic that makes this series perfect for fans of Garth Nix and J. R. R. Tolkien. One Spindle has been closed, but the enemy is far from defeated. Fighting beside her band of unlikely companions, Corayne is learning to embrace the p

May 11, 2022
Breaking Dawn by Meyer, Stephenie, author. Breaking Dawn

To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured a tumultuous year of temptation , loss, and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or pursue a fully human life has become the thread from

May 11, 2022
Cold Cold Bones by Reichs, Kathy, author. Cold Cold Bones

#1 New York Times bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs returns with her twenty-first novel of suspense featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan who, after receiving a box containing a human eyeball, uncovers a series of gruesome killings eerily reenacting the most shocking of her prior cases. Winter has come to North Carolina and, with it, a drop in crime. Freed from a heavy work schedule, Tempe Brennan is content to dote on her daughter Katy, finally returned to civilian life fr

May 11, 2022
Face to Die For, A by Johansen, Iris, author. Face to Die For, A

Eve Duncan attempts to unearth one of historys mostintriguing lost secrets in this adventure ripped from the pages of Greek mythology, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen. Archaeologist Riley Smith has been obsessed with Helen of Troy since she was a small girl, trailing her professor father all over the world in search of the tomb of the worlds most beautiful woman. Professor Smith put his life on the line to prove that, instead of a myth, Helen had been a living, breathing qu

May 11, 2022
How Do You Live? by Yoshino, Genzaburo, author. How Do You Live?

The Japanese classic that has delighted millions of readers, in English for the first time. Following the death of his father, Copper, fifteen, faces enormous changes, and he wonders about things he used to take for granted, including his place in the world, friendship and loyalty, and the role of luck and choice in his future. Meanwhile, Coppers uncle writes to him in a journal, sharing knowledge and offering his advice on lifes big questions as Copper begins to consider what matters most. How

May 11, 2022
Kaikeyi by Patel, Vaishnavi, author. Kaikeyi

Before she was cast as Indian mythologys most jealous queen, she had her own story....The only daughter of the kingdom of Kekaya, Kaikeyi is raised on stories about the might and benevolence of the gods: how they churned the vast ocean to obtain the nectar of immortality, how they vanquish evil and ensure the land of Bharath prospers, and how they offer the devout and the wise powerful boons. Yet she watches as her father unceremoniously banishes her mother, listens as her own worth is reduced t

May 11, 2022
New Moon by Meyer, Stephenie, author. New Moon

Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist. The "star-crossed" lovers theme continues as Bella and Edward find themselves facing new obstacles, including a devastating separation, the mysterious appearance of dangerous wolves roaming the forest in Forks, a terrifying threat of revenge from a female vampire and a deliciously sinister encounter with Italy's reigning royal family of vampires, the Volturi. Passionate, riveting, and ful

May 11, 2022
Our Crooked Hearts by Albert, Melissa, author. Our Crooked Hearts

Secrets. Lies. Super-bad choices. Witchcraft. This is Our Crooked Hearts, a darkly gripping contemporary fantasy from Melissa Albert, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood The suburbs, right now . . . Seventeen-year-old Ivys summer break kicks off with an accident, a punishment, and a mystery: a stranger whose appearance in the middle of the road, in the middle of the night, heralds a string of increasingly unsettling events. As the days pass, Ivy grapples with eerie offerings,

May 11, 2022
Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Silva, Daniel, author. Portrait of an Unknown Woman

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva returns with this fast-paced heist story, a thrilling crime mystery combining art and high finance. A gripping story of deception in the world of international fine art. Restorer and spy Gabriel Allon embarks on a dangerous hunt across Europe for the secret behind the forgery of a 17th-century masterpiece that has fooled experts and exchanged hands for millions. Bestselling author Daniel Silva follows up his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller

May 11, 2022
Spellbinder by Smith, L. J., author. Spellbinder

The series takes place in a world similar to our own but one where vampires, witches, werewolves and shape-shifters live among humans without their knowledge. These supernatural races make up a secret society known as the Night World, which enforces two fundamental laws to prevent discovery: 1) Never allow humans to gain knowledge of the Night World's existence and, 2) Never fall in love with one of them. In Spellbinder the plot centers on Thea and Blaise Harman, cousins who belong to the race o

May 11, 2022
The Best Is Yet to Come by Macomber, Debbie, author. The Best Is Yet to Come

When a woman alone in the world bravely chooses to open her heart, two lost souls have a new chance at belonging, in this intimate novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. A new beginning in charming Oceanside, Washington is exactly what Hope Godwin needs after the death of her twin brother. There are plenty of distractions, like her cozy cottage with the slightly nosy landlords next door, and a brewing drama among her students at the local high school. Despite having s

May 11, 2022
The Darkness Outside Us by Schrefer, Eliot, author. The Darkness Outside Us

They Both Die at the End meets The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in this mind-bending sci-fi mystery and tender love story about two boys aboard a spaceship sent on a rescue mission, from two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer. Stonewall Honor Award winner! Two boys, alone in space. Sworn enemies sent on the same rescue mission. Ambrose wakes up on the Coordinated Endeavor with no memory of a launch. Theres more that doesnt add up: evidence indicates strangers have been on board,

May 11, 2022
The House Across the Lake by Sager, Riley, author. The House Across the Lake

New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager (?a master of the twist and the turn?*) is back with his most unexpected thriller yet. *Rolling Stone Casey Fletcher, a recently widowed actress trying to escape a streak of bad press, has retreated to the peace and quiet of her familys lake house in Vermont. Armed with a pair of binoculars and several bottles of bourbon, she passes the time watching Tom and Katherine Royce, the glamorous couple living in the house across the lake. They make for good

May 11, 2022
The It Girl by Ware, Ruth, author. The It Girl

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the ?claustrophobic spine-tingler? (People) One by One returns with an unputdownable mystery following a woman on the search for answers a decade after her friends murder. April Clarke-Cliveden was the first person Hannah Jones met at Oxford. Vivacious, bright, occasionally vicious, and the ultimate It girl, she quickly pulled Hannah into her dazzling orbit. Together, they developed a group of devoted and inseparable friends?Will, Hugh, Ryan, and Emily

May 11, 2022
The Latecomer by Hanff Korelitz, Jean, author. The Latecomer

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Plot, Jean Hanff Korelitzs The Latecomer is a layered and immersive literary novel about three siblings, desperate to escape one another, and the upending of their family by the late arrival of a fourth. The Latecomer follows the story of the wealthy, New York City-based Oppenheimer family, from the first meeting of parents Salo and Johanna, under tragic circumstances, to their triplets born during the early days of IVF. As children, the three si

May 11, 2022
The Omega Factor by Berry, Steve, author. The Omega Factor

The Ghent Altarpiece is the most violated work of art in the world. Thirteen times it has been vandalized, dismantled, or stolen. Why? What secrets does it hold? Enter UNESCO investigator, Nicholas Lee, who works for the United Nations Cultural Liaison and Investigative Office (CLIO). Nicks job is to protect the worlds cultural artifacts?anything and everything from countless lesser-known objects to national treasures. When Nick travels to Belgium for a visit with a woman from his past, he un

May 11, 2022
The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway, Ernest, author. The Sun Also Rises

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May 11, 2022
Tokyo Dreaming by Jean, Emiko, author. Tokyo Dreaming

Return to Tokyo for a royal wedding in Emiko Jean's Tokyo Dreaming, the sequel to the Reese Witherspoon YA Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller Tokyo Ever After. When Japanese-American Izumi Tanaka learned her father was the Crown Prince of Japan, she became a princess overnight. Now, shes overcome conniving cousins, salacious press, and an imperial scandal to finally find a place she belongs. She has a perfect bodyguard turned boyfriend. Her stinky dog, Tamagotchi, is living with her i

May 11, 2022
Woman in the Library by Gentill, Sulari, author. Woman in the Library

The ornate reading room at the Boston Public Library is quiet?until the tranquility is shattered by a woman's terrified scream. Security guards take charge immediately, instructing everyone inside to stay put until the threat is identified and contained. While they wait for the all-clear, four strangers, who'd happened to sit at the same table, pass the time in conversation, and friendships are struck. Each has his or her own reasons for being in the reading room that morning?it just happens tha

May 11, 2022