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A Bride Of Convenience
Jody Hedlund
FIC Hed
The Gentleman And The Thief
Sarah M. Eden
FIC Ede
A Portrait Of Loyalty
Roseanna M. White
FIC Whi
The Haunting At Bonaventure Circus
Jaime Jo Wright
FIC Wri
An Amish Christmas Wedding : Four Stories
Amy Clipston, Kelly Irvin, Kathleen Fuller, Vannetta Chapman
FIC Ami
The Love Note
Joanna Davidson Politano
FIC Pol
Nothing Short Of Wondrous
Regina Scott
FIC Sco
The Names Of The Stars
Ann Tatlock
FIC Tat
Remember Me : A Spanish Civil War Novel
Mario Escobar, Gretchen Abernathy
FIC Esc
The Right Kind Of Fool
Sarah Loudin Thomas
FIC Tho
Something Worth Doing : A Novel Of An Early Suffragist
Jane Kirkpatrick
FIC Kir
The Stone Wall
Beverly Lewis
FIC Lew
Take The Lead
Shelley Shepard Gray
FIC Gra
Truly, Madly, Deeply : A Novel
Karen Kingsbury
FIC Kin
The Amish Midwife's Hope
Barbara Cameron
FIC Cam
Under The Tulip Tree
Michelle Shocklee
The Christmas Swap
Melody Carlson
FIC Car
Until I Met You
Tari Faris
FIC Far
The Cul-de-sac War
Melissa Ferguson
FIC Fer
Wildflower Road
Janine Rosche
FIC Ros
The Dress Shop On King Street
Ashley Clark
FIC Cla

Jody Hedlund
Description: Unemployed and struggling with grief, Zoe Hart leaves England on a bride ship to British Columbia. Her brother fled there when falsely accused of a drastic crime. Pastor Abe Merivale discovers an abandoned native baby during a visit to Victoria, and is forced to choose between the strict rules of his bishop and listening to God's nudges to care for his people. To protect Zoe from an unsavory marriage, he offers his own hand instead. They hastily marry, but soon realize the marriage of convenience is not so convenient after all. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC Hed
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Roseanna M. White
Description: Zivon Marin was one of Russia's top cryptographers until the October Revolution tore apart his world. Forced to flee to England after speaking out against Lenin, Zivon is driven by a growing anger and determined to offer his services to the Brits. But never far from his mind is his brother, whom Zivon fears died in the train crash that separated them. Lily Blackwell sees the world best through the lens of a camera and possesses unsurpassed skill when it comes to retouching and re-creating photographs. With her father's connections in propaganda, she's recruited to the intelligence division, even though her mother would disapprove if she ever found out. After Captain Blackwell invites Zivon to dinner one evening, a friendship blooms between him and Lily that soon takes over their hearts. But both have secrets they're unwilling to share, and neither is entirely sure they can trust the other. When Zivon's loyalties are called into question, proving him honest is about more than one couple's future dreams--it becomes a matter of ending the war.
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Amy Clipston, Kelly Irvin, Kathleen Fuller, Vannetta Chapman
Description: "From bestselling authors of Amish fiction come four delightful stories perfect for celebrating love, joy, and the everyday miracles Christmas brings"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ami
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Regina Scott
Description: "It is 1886, and the government has given the US Cavalry control of Yellowstone. For widowed hotelier Kate Tremaine, the change is a welcome one. She knows every inch of her wilderness home like the back of her hand and wants to see it protected from poachers and vandals. Refused a guide by Congress, Lieutenant William Prescott must enlist Kate's aid to help him navigate the sprawling park and track down the troublemakers. But a secret from his past makes him wary of the tender feelings the capable and comely widow raises in him. As they work together to protect the park and stand firm through injustice and tragedy, they may just find that two wounded hearts can share one powerful love when God is in control" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sco
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Mario Escobar, Gretchen Abernathy
Description: Madrid, 1934. Though the Spanish Civil War has not yet begun, the streets of Madrid have become dangerous for thirteen-year-old Marco Alcalde and his younger sisters, Isabel and Ana. When Marco’s parents align themselves against General Franco and his fascist regime, they have no inkling that their ideals will endanger them and everyone they love—nor do they predict the violence that is to come.
Call Number: FIC Esc
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Jane Kirkpatrick
Description: "In 1853, Abigail Scott was a 19-year-old school teacher in Oregon Territory when she married Ben Duniway. Marriage meant giving up on teaching, but Abigail always believed she was meant to be more than a good wife and mother. When financial mistakes and an injury force Ben to stop working, Abigail becomes the primary breadwinner for her growing family. What she sees as a working woman appalls her, and she devotes her life to fighting for the rights of women, including their right to vote. Following Abigail as she bears six children, runs a millinery and a private school, helps on the farm, writes novels, gives speeches, and eventually runs a newspaper supporting women's suffrage, Something Worth Doing explores issues that will resonate strongly with modern women: the pull between career and family, finding one's place in the public sphere, and dealing with frustrations and prejudices women encounter when they compete in male-dominated spaces. Based on a true story of a pioneer for women's rights" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Kir
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Shelley Shepard Gray
Description: "Growing up in foster care, Officer Traci Lucky had a rough start to life, but things are looking up now that she's found a place in Bridgeport with two sisters she never knew she had. One night while on the job Traci finds Gwen, a pregnant teen caught up in a dangerous world of drugs, and takes her straight to the hospital. There Traci encounters the oh-so-charming Dr. Matt Rossi, who surprises Traci with his compassion--and his movie-star good looks. A busy ob-gyn with a huge, meddling Italian family, Matt Rossi hasn't had much time for love in his life. All that changes when he meets the beautiful Officer Lucky. He's intrigued by her strength and the kind heart she tries to hide beneath her tough exterior. When Matt confides that he needs to learn to waltz for his brother's wedding, Traci reveals that her sister happens to be a ballroom dance teacher. Next thing they know, Matt and Traci are juggling busy careers, helping young Gwen with her pregnancy and personal safety, and learning to waltz together. But when Gwen's escalating problems threaten to put all of them in danger, they wonder if they'll ever find time for a little romance too" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Barbara Cameron
Description: "Rebecca Zook has always dreamed of being a midwife. It's a bittersweet occupation for an Amish widow who didn't have children before she lost her true love. Now the only babies she holds are those who will belong to others. But Rebecca is afraid of risking her heart again, afraid that having had a miscarriage when she was married means she can't have more children. Samuel Miller is a widower and single father new to Lancaster County. He's drawn to Rebecca but reluctant to date her when he finds out she's a midwife. Her occupation is a reminder that he lost his wife in childbirth. Yet their attraction to each other is strong and they begin dating. But when a terrible storm sweeps the town and Rebecca must help with a difficult birth, will it bring back memories they'd both rather forget?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Cam
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Melody Carlson
Description: "All Emma Daley wants this holiday season is a white Christmas. But the young teacher and struggling musician sure can't find that in sunny Arizona. Luckily, there's someone living in a perfect mountain home in the Colorado Rockies looking to make a vacation trade this year. Tyler Prescott is an in-demand songwriter and talented musician who put his own singing career on hold to write songs for celebrity acts to perform. When his mother convinces him to do a vacation trade for Christmas, he never imagined one of the houseguests would be so sweet--or so strikingly pretty. Naturally, he decides to stick around, and, to get better acquainted, he poses as the house's caretaker. But when Emma's friend Gillian discovers his true identity and sets her sights on him, things get . . . messy" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Melissa Ferguson
Description: "Bree Leake doesn't want to be tied down. She's had more jobs than she can count, and she plans to move as soon as the curtains fall on her less-than-minor stage role at The Barter--the oldest live performance theater in the US. But just when it's time to move on again, Bree's parents make her an offer: hold steady for a full year, and they will give her the one thing she's always wanted--her grandmother's house. Her dreams are coming true.. until life at the theater throws her some curve balls. And then there's Chip McBride--her handsome and infuriating next-door neighbor. Chip just might be the only person whose stubborn streak can match Bree's. She would move heaven and earth to have him off her cul-de-sac and out of her life, but according to the bargain she's struck, she can't move out of her house and away from the man who's making her life miserable. So begins Bree's obsessive new mission: to drive Chip out of the neighborhood--and fast. Bree isn't the only one who's a tad competitive, and Chip is more than willing to fight fire with fire. But as their pranks escalate, the line between love and hate starts to blur--and their heated rivalry threatens to take a hilarious, heartwarming, and romantic new turn."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fer
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Ashley Clark
Description: "In 1946, Millie Middleton left home to keep her heritage hidden, carrying the dream of owning a dress store. Decades later, when Harper's future in fashion falls apart, she visits her mentor Millie. When the revelation of a family secret leads them to Charleston and a rare opportunity, can they overcome doubts and failures for a chance at their dreams?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Sarah M. Eden
Description: "Ana Newport, ostensibly a music tutor, leads a secret life as a petty burglar, but then meets Hollis Darby, a gentleman who secretly writes penny dreadfuls. Can they successfully lead double lives and still find love together?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ede
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Jaime Jo Wright
Description: In 1928, the Bonaventure Circus has become a refuge for many, but Pippa Ripley was rejected from its inner circle as a baby and is no longer content to leave the reason for that rejection unquestioned. When she receives mysterious messages from someone called the "Watchman," she is determined to find him and the connection to her birth. As Pippa's search leads her to a man seeking justice for his murdered sister and evidence that a serial killer has been haunting the circus train, she must decide if uncovering her roots is worth putting herself directly in the path of the killer. Decades later, an old circus train depot's future hangs in the balance--it will either be torn down or preserved for historical importance, and its fate rests on Realtor Chandler Faulk's shoulders. As she dives deep into the depot's history, she's also balancing a newly diagnosed disease and the pressures of single motherhood. When she discovers clues to unsolved murders of the past, Chandler is pulled into a story far darker and more haunting than even an abandoned train depot could portend.
Call Number: FIC Wri
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Joanna Davidson Politano
Description: "The night Willa Duvall refuses her fourth marriage proposal, she discovers a forgotten love letter in a crack of her old writing desk. As she seeks to uncover its author and intended recipient, she follows a trail through past secrets and deep family shadows. Is there any hope for this long-ago secret love - and for her to finally have one on her own?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Pol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Ann Tatlock
Description: She has a powerful voice able to mesmerize the vaudeville audiences, but Annalise Rycroft has spent her whole life afraid she'll be lost to obscurity. During the 1918 flu epidemic she has a feverish experience: characters from her favorite book unlock a hidden part of her past, which involves an absent father and a missing younger brother. As Annalise rises to stardom, a stranger with fears and failing of his own takes center stage in her life. Together will they be able to find significance in their lives? -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC Tat
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Sarah Loudin Thomas
Description: "Thirteen-year-old Loyal Raines is supposed to stay close to home on a hot summer day in 1934. When he slips away for a quick swim in the river and finds a dead body, the ripples caused by his discovery will impact the town in ways no one could have imagined"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Beverly Lewis
Description: Anna Beachy is eager to begin a new chapter in her life as a Lancaster County tour guide in the picturesque area where her Plain grandmother once stayed. The elderly woman suffers from Alzheimer's, and beyond a vague hint about an old stone wall, much about that time is a mystery. Martin Nolt, a handsome Mennonite, takes Anna under his wing for her training, familiarizing her with the many local highlights, including Peaceful Meadows Horse Retreat, which serves children with special needs. Volunteering at the retreat, Anna strikes up a friendship with Gabe Allgyer, the young Amish widower who manages it. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2020
Karen Kingsbury
Description: When eighteen-year-old Tommy Baxter declares he wants to be a police officer after graduation, his mother, Reagan, won't hear of it. She's still mourning the death of her own father on September 11 and she's determined to keep her son safe from danger and disaster. Tommy's father Luke arranges for his son to take part in a ride-along program with the Indianapolis Police Department. Meanwhile, Tommy is in love: Annalee Miller has been a family friend for years, and after prom Tommy is seriously thinking about asking her to marry him. When tests reveal she has cancer, Tommy is driven to learn more about the circumstances surrounding his birth--and the grandfather he never knew. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 12, 2020
Michelle Shocklee
Description: "Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland's dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena's banker father has retreated into the bottle, her sister is married to a lazy charlatan and gambler, and Rena is an unemployed newspaper reporter. Eager for any writing job, Rena accepts a position interviewing former slaves for the Federal Writers' Project. There, she meets Frankie Washington, a 101-year-old woman whose honest yet tragic past captivates Rena. As Frankie recounts her life as a slave, Rena is horrified to learn of all the older woman has endured--especially because Rena's ancestors owned slaves. While Frankie's story challenges Rena's preconceptions about slavery, it also connects the two women whose lives are otherwise separated by age, race, and circumstances. But will this bond of respect, admiration, and friendship be broken by a revelation neither woman sees coming?"-- Provided by publisher.
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Tari Faris
Description: "Libby Kingsley dreams of a new life and a new library for the charming town of Heritage, Michigan. Things get complicated when her big ideas threaten Austin William's blueprints and his plan to leave town unattached."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
Janine Rosche
Description: "After her husband's tragic death, Ryann Marie Ashcroft's only remaining dream is to save her family's struggling mountain resort. And the last person she wants to rely on is a brooding stranger with secrets of his own. Nicknamed America's rock-and-roll pastor, Shane Olson arrives in Montana after a viral video destroys his marriage, his ministry, and his reputation. Working side by side on the banks of the Madison River, he and Ryann get a second chance at love. But not everyone wants to see their happily ever after" --Publisher description.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 27, 2020
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After All I've Done : A Novel
Mina Hardy
FIC Har
The Last Agent
Robert Dugoni
FIC Dug
And Now She's Gone
Rachel Howzell Hall
FIC Hal
The Nightworkers
Brian Selfon
FIC Sel
Don't Look For Me
Wendy Walker
FIC Wal
The Palace
Christopher Reich
FIC Rei
Every Kind Of Wicked
Lisa Black
FIC Bla
The Quiet Girl
S. F. Kosa
FIC Kos
Final Cut : A Novel
S. J. Watson
FIC Wat
The Three Mrs. Wrights : A Novel
Linda Keir
FIC Kei
Goodnight Beautiful : A Novel
Aimee Molloy
FIC Mol
They're Gone : A Novel
E. A. Barres
FIC Bar
Interference
Brad Parks
FIC Par
Three Single Wives : A Novel
Gina LaManna
FIC LaM
Once Two Sisters : A Novel
Sarah Warburton
FIC War
When No One Is Watching : A Thriller
Alyssa Cole
FIC Col
Tell Me My Name
Erin Ruddy
FIC Rud
Winter Counts : A Novel
David Heska Wanbli Weiden
FIC Wei
The Glass Kingdom : A Novel
Lawrence Osborne
FIC Osb
You Will Never Know : A Novel Of Suspense
S. A. Prentiss
FIC Pre

Mina Hardy
Description: Five months ago, an accident left Diana Sparrow badly injured and missing a few months of her memory. As if that's not enough, she's started having recurring nightmares about the night of the accident. Dreams that feel so real, she's left questioning: maybe she didn't just slide off the road into a ditch. Maybe, just maybe, she hit something. Or someone. She can't turn to her former best friend Val, who's been sleeping with Diana's husband Jonathan for months, but she might find some comfort in newcomer Cole Pelham. Yet the closer they become, the more Diana begins to wonder what really happened that night--and how Cole might be connected. Worse, it seems everyone else could be involved, too. Who was with her that night? What really happened? As her life unravels thread by thread and the dreams become too real to ignore, Diana will have to face the unthinkable--and do the unforgivable.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Rachel Howzell Hall
Description: Isabel Lincoln is gone. But is she missing? It's up to Grayson Sykes to find her. Although she is reluctant to track down a woman who may not want to be found, Gray's search for Isabel Lincoln becomes more complicated and dangerous with every new revelation about the woman's secrets and the truth she's hidden from her friends and family. Featuring two complicated women in a dangerous cat and mouse game, And Now She's Gone explores the nature of secrets--and how violence and fear can lead you to abandon everything in order to survive.
Call Number: FIC Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Wendy Walker
Description: "One night, Molly Clarke walked away from her life. She doesn't want to be found. Or at least, that's the story. The car abandoned miles from home. The note found at a nearby hotel. The shattered family that couldn't be put back together. They called it a 'walk away.' It happens all the time. Women disappear, desperate to leave their lives behind and start over. But is that what really happened to Molly Clarke?" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Lisa Black
Description: "Life and death have brought Maggie Gardiner full circle, back to the Erie Street Cemetery where she first entered Jack Renner’s orbit. Eight months ago, she learned what Jack would do in the name of justice. More unsettling still, she discovered how far she would go to cover his tracks. Now a young man sprawls atop a snowy grave, his heart shredded by a single wound. A key card in the victim’s wallet leads to the local university’s student housing—and to a grieving girlfriend with an unsettling agenda. Maggie’s struggle to appease her conscience is complicated by her ex-husband, Rick, who’s convinced that Jack is connected to a series of vigilante killings. Also a homicide detective, Rick investigates what seems like a routine overdose on Cleveland’s West Side; but here, too, the appearance belies a deeper truth. Rick’s case and Jack’s merge onto the trail of a shadowy, pill-pushing physician who is everywhere and nowhere at once, while Maggie and Jack uncover a massive financial shakedown hiding in plain sight. And when Rick’s bloody fingerprint is found at another murder scene, Maggie’s world comes undone in a violent, irreversible torrent of events" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Bla
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
S. J. Watson
Description: "Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination. But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it's a ghost town - and the perfect place for film-maker Alex to shoot her new documentary. But the community is deeply suspicious of her intentions. After all, nothing exciting ever happens in Blackwood Bay - or does it?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Aimee Molloy
Description: "Newlyweds Sam Statler and Annie Potter are head over heels, and excited to say good-bye to New York and start a life together in Sam's sleepy hometown in upstate New York. Or, it turns out, a life where Annie spends most of her time alone while Sam, her therapist husband, works long hours in his downstairs office, tending to the egos of his (mostly female) clientele. Little does Sam know that through a vent in his ceiling, every word of his sessions can be heard from the room upstairs. The pharmacist's wife, contemplating a divorce. The well-known painter whose boyfriend doesn't satisfy her in bed. Who could resist listening? Everything is fine until the French girl in the green mini Cooper shows up, and Sam decides to go to work and not come home, throwing a wrench into Sam and Annie's happily ever after."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Brad Parks
Description: "Quantum physicist Matt Bronik is suffering from strange, violent seizures that medical science seems powerless to explain—much to the consternation of his wife, Brigid. Matt doesn’t think these fits could be related to his research, which he has always described as benign and esoteric. That, it turns out, is not quite true: Matt has been prodding the mysteries of the quantum universe, with terrible repercussions for his health. And perhaps even for humanity as a whole. Then, in the midst of another seizure, Matt disappears. When foul play is feared, there is no shortage of suspects. Matt’s research had gained the attention of Chinese competitors, an unscrupulous billionaire, and the Department of Defense, among others. With Matt’s life in clear danger, Brigid sets out to find him. Will Matt be killed before she reaches him, or could the physics that endangered him actually be used to save his life?" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Sarah Warburton
Description: "Zoe Hallett and her sister, Ava, are the precocious offspring of two pioneering scientists, but the sisters have been estranged for years. When Zoe reads a news story about Ava's mysterious disappearance, she assumes it's just another of her sister's twisted fictions, designed to blame Zoe and destroy the peaceful life she's created with her husband and beautiful step-daughter in Houston. But Zoe's email is hacked to send threatening messages to Ava--and a more sinister picture begins to emerge. Zoe returns to her home state of Virginia to prove her innocence to the authorities, to her parents, and to Glenn, her ex-boyfriend and current brother-in-law. For the first time, Zoe begins to believe Ava is in danger, and when Glenn catches her searching for clues in Ava's home, she looks guiltier than ever--but maybe Glenn is not all that he seems. The clues Zoe finds point to a bizarre link between Ava's disappearance and her mother's 'research.' Is there a secret someone is trying to protect? And would someone be willing to kill to protect it? As her sister's life hangs in the balance, Zoe draws on hidden reserves of strength and hope to save the sister she never thought she loved" --Cover.
Call Number: FIC War
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Erin Ruddy
Description: "Ellie and Neil Patterson are eager to settle in to some quality time at their new cottage. It's the first time in ten years they've been alone ... or are they? When a friendly encounter with their new neighbour leads to their violent kidnapping, they awake to a living nightmare. Insisting he is Ellie's soulmate, the stranger gives her three chances to say his name. If she guesses wrong, it's Neil who will suffer the consequences. This propels Ellie on a desperate trip down memory lane to dredge up the dubious men of her past. Only after discovering the man's true identity and sacrificing her own safety to save Neil does Ellie learn the truth -- that everything she thought she knew about her husband and their decade-long love story was a lie."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rud
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Lawrence Osborne
Description: "Leaving New York for the heat, humidity and anonymity of Bangkok, Sarah arrives in Thailand with the sole desire to lose herself, a stranger in a strange land. Yet she also leaves behind a complicated past, and a deception she holds close to her chest. Taking up a lease at a high-end apartment complex called The Kingdom, she finds herself drawn into the close-knit social circle of three very different, but equally mysterious, ex-pat women: Ximena, the Chilean chef, creator of fine and delicious culinary creations; Nat, the British hotelier with the curious husband and even more curious maid; and the alluring Mali, who takes Sarah into her glittering world with all its shadow-play. As attempted coups wrack the city and political chaos erupts on the streets below, so do tensions within the gilded world of the compound. When a tenant in the building goes missing, and the disorder of the outside world begins to invade The Kingdom, the residents are thrown into unprecedented terror and suspicion. The question Sarah must now ask herself is: Who can she trust?" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Robert Dugoni
Description: "Betrayed by his own country and tried for treason, former spy Charles Jenkins survived an undercover Russian operation gone wrong. Exonerated, bitter, and safe, the retired family man is through with duplicitous spy games. Then he learns of a woman isolated in Moscow's notorious Lefortovo Prison. If it's Paulina Ponomayova, the agent who sacrificed her life to save his, Jenkins can't leave her behind. But there's no guarantee it's her--or proof Paulina is still alive. To find out, Jenkins must return to Russia"--Dust jacket flap.
Call Number: FIC Dug
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Brian Selfon
Description: "Shecky Keenan’s family is under fire―or at least it feels that way. Bank accounts have closed unexpectedly, a strange car has been parked near the house at odd hours, and Emil Scott, an enigmatic artist and the family’s new runner, is missing―along with the $250,000 of dirty money he was carrying. Shecky lives in old Brooklyn with his niece Kerasha and nephew Henry, and while his deepest desire is to keep his little makeshift family safe, that doesn’t stop him from taking advantage of their talents. Shecky moves money for an array of unsavory clients, and Henry, volatile and violent but tenderhearted, is his bagman. Kerasha, the famed former child-thief of Bushwick, is still learning the family trade, but her quick mind and quicker fingers are already being put to use. They love one another, but trust is thin when secrets are the family trade. And someone will be coming for that missing money―soon. Inspired by a career that has included corruption cases and wiretaps as an investigative analyst for New York law enforcement, Brian Selfon unspools a tale of crime and consequence through shifting perspectives across the streets, alleys, bodegas, and art studios of Brooklyn" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sel
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Christopher Reich
Description: Rafael de Bourbon recently married, is days away from opening a luxury boutique hotel off the southern coast of Thailand. When the Royal Thai Police storm the hotel and arrest him for blackmail and extortion, Rafa is thrown into Bangkok's most notorious jail. In desperation, he reaches out to the one man who can prove his innocence: Simon Riske. Once Riske and De Bourbon were the closest of friends, and he rushes to Bangkok to secure his friend's release. Now, caught up in a web of intrigue, it is Riske who finds himself the wanted man, pursued by an international conspiracy that threatens to wreak carnage across the glittering capitals of Europe. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Rei
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
S. F. Kosa
Description: "When Alex arrives in Provincetown to patch things up with his new wife, Mina, he finds an empty wine glass in the sink, her wedding ring on the desk, and a string of questions in her wake. The police believe that Mina, a successful romance author, simply left, their marriage crumbling before it truly began. But what Alex finds in their empty cottage points him toward a different reality: Mina has always carried a secret. And now she's disappeared. In his hunt for the truth, Alex comes across Layla, a young woman with information to share, who may hold the key to everything his wife has kept hidden. A strange, quiet girl whose missing memories may break them all. To find his missing wife, Alex must face what Layla has forgotten. And the consequences are anything but quiet" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Kos
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Linda Keir
Description: "Lark has good things coming: a career as a board-game designer and a whirlwind romance with a handsome investor. Trip is so compassionate and supportive, he's almost too good to be true. Jessica has always been cautious, but she can't resist Jonathan. The brilliant TED-talking visionary has big plans for his inspiring medical start-up. Now Jessica is invited to be part of the team--and to partner with the founder outside the office. Holly has settled into a comfortable life with Jack, her husband of nearly twenty years. They've raised three children, they own a beautiful home, and they've founded a worthy charity. She's proud of building a marriage that has endured--she just doesn't want to look too closely at the cracks. Lark, Jessica, and Holly are three strangers with so much in common it hurts. Their one and only is one and the same. The charming Mr. Wright's serial lies are about to catch up with him..." -- Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Kei
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
E. A. Barres
Description: A northern Virginia freelance editor and a Baltimore bartender search for answers and scramble to protect their surviving loved ones when the seemingly unrelated deaths of their husbands expose devastating secrets.
Call Number: FIC Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Gina LaManna
Description: "Somehow three women begin discussing the ways they might bury the body of an unfaithful husband. Of course, it's nothing more than a joke. None of them would ever mistake these plans as reality...However, at brunch the next morning, the women are alarmed by a visit from the police announcing that a man is dead... in a way eerily similar to the previous night's best laid plans. Did one woman take everything a step too far, or is the truth really more twisted than fiction?" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC LaM
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
Alyssa Cole
Description: "Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she's known all her life are disappearing. To hold onto her community's past and present, Sydney channels her frustration into a walking tour and finds an unlikely and unwanted assistant in one of the new arrivals to the block -- her neighbor Theo. But Sydney and Theo's deep dive into history quickly becomes a dizzying descent into paranoia and fear. Their neighbors may not have moved to the suburbs after all, and the push to revitalize the community may be more deadly than advertised. When does coincidence become conspiracy? Where do people go when gentrification pushes them out? Can Sydney and Theo trust each other -- or themselves -- long enough to find out before they too disappear?" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
David Heska Wanbli Weiden
Description: Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When justice is denied by the American legal system or the tribal council, Virgil is hired to deliver his own punishment, the kind that's hard to forget. But when heroin makes its way into the reservation and finds Virgil's nephew, his vigilantism suddenly becomes personal. He enlists the help of his ex-girlfriend and sets out to learn where the drugs are coming from, and how to make them stop. They follow a lead to Denver and find that drug cartels are rapidly expanding and forming new and terrifying alliances. And back on the reservation, a new tribal council initiative raises uncomfortable questions about money and power. As Virgil starts to link the pieces together, he must face his own demons and reclaim his Native identity. He realizes that being a Native American in the twenty-first century comes at an incredible cost.
Call Number: FIC Wei
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
S. A. Prentiss
Description: A woman's carefully rebuilt life is upended by a local murder that casts suspicion on her daughter and stepson amid revelations of her husband's failing business and a private investigator's inquiries into the death of her first husband.
Call Number: FIC Pre
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2020
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African American Poetry : 250 Years Of Struggle & Song
Kevin Young
811.08 Afr
Maps And Transcripts Of The Ordinary World : Poems
Kathryn Cowles
811 Cow
Birthright : Poems
George Abraham
811 Abr
Mustard, Milk, And Gin
Megan Denton Ray
811 Ray
Dearly : New Poems
Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Obit : Poems
Victoria Chang
811 Cha
Every Day We Get More Illegal
Juan Felipe Herrera
811 Her
Shimmer
Mark Irwin
811 Irw
Fantasia For The Man In Blue
Tommye Blount
811 Blo
That Was Now, This Is Then : Poems
Vijay Seshadri
811 Ses
Guillotine : Poems
Eduardo C. Corral
811 Cor
The Clearing : Poems
Allison Adair
811 Ada
Here Is The Sweet Hand : Poems
Francine J. Harris
811 Har
The Death Of Sitting Bear : New And Selected Poems
N. Scott Momaday
811 Mom
In Accelerated Silence : Poems
Brooke Matson
811 Mat
The Galleons : Poems
Rick Barot
811 Bar
Let It Be Broke
Edward M. Pavlic
811 Pav
The Wendys
Allison Benis White
811 Whi
Little Big Bully
Heid E. Erdrich
811 Erd
Whale Day : And Other Poems
Billy Collins
811 Col
Make Me Rain : Poems & Prose
Nikki Giovanni
811 Gio
When The Light Of The World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through : A Norton Anthology Of Native Nations Poetry
Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, Jennifer Elise Foerster
811.08 Whe

Kevin Young
Description: For more that 250 years African Americans have written and recited and published poetry about beauty and injustice, music and muses, Africa and America, freedoms and foodways, Harlem and history, funk and opera, boredom and longing, jazz and joy. This book encompasses many kinds of verse: formal, experimental, vernacular, lyric, and protest.
Call Number: 811.08 Afr
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
George Abraham
Description:
Call Number: 811 Abr
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Description:
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Juan Felipe Herrera
Description: In this collection of poems, Juan Felipe Herrera reports back on his travels through contemporary America. Poems written in the heat of witness, and later, in quiet moments of reflection, coalesce into an urgent, trenchant, and yet hope-filled portrait. The struggle and pain of those pushed to the edges, the shootings and assaults and injustices of our streets, the lethal border game that separates and divides, and then: a shift of register, a leap for peace and a view onto the possibility of unity. This is a jolt to the conscience--filled with the many voices and many textures of every day in America.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Tommye Blount
Description: In his debut collection, Tommye Blount orchestrates a chorus of distinct, unforgettable voices that speak to the experience of the black, queer body as a site of desire and violence. In these poems, Blount viscerally captures the experience of the "other" and locates us squarely within these personae.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Blo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Eduardo C. Corral
Description: Guillotine traverses desert landscapes cut through by migrants, the grief of loss, betrayal's lingering scars, the border itself--great distances in which violence and yearning find roots. Through the voices of undocumented immigrants, border patrol agents, and scorned lovers, Eduardo C. Corral writes dramatic portraits of contradiction, survival, and a deeply human, relentless interiority. With lyric imagination, these poems wonder about being unwanted or renounced. What do we do with unrequited love? Is it with or without it that we would waste away?." -- From statement at Amazon.com.
Call Number: 811 Cor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Francine J. Harris
Description: "A new collection of poems from the author of allegiance"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Brooke Matson
Description: Often borrowing voices and perspectives from its scientific subjects, In Accelerated Silence investigates the multidimensional nature of grief and its blurring of boundaries--between what is present and what is absent, between what is real and imagined, between the promises of science and the mysteries of human knowing, and between the pain that never ends and the world that refuses to. The grieving and the seeking go on, Matson suggests, but there comes a day when we emerge, "now strong enough / to venture out of doors, thin // and swathed in a robe," only to find it has continued "full and flourishing and larger than before." This winner of the Jake Adam York Prize creates a portrait of loss full of urgency and heartache and philosophical daring.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Mat
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Edward M. Pavlic
Description: Experiential poems located in an America that is both cross-racial and transracial. The poems by Ed Pavlić here are ignited by sonic memories--from Chaka Khan on the radio to his teenaged daughter singing "Stay" at a local café--that spark a journey into personal and ontological questions. Pavlić's lyric lines are equal parts introspection and inter-spection, a term he coins for the shared rumination that encourages a collective "deep think" about the arbitrary boundaries that perpetuate racial and geographic segregation and the power of words to transcend those differences.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Pav
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Heid E. Erdrich
Description: "Poet, artist, filmmaker, and curator Heid E. Erdrich explores the indigenous experience in multifaceted ways-personal, familial, biological, cultural. These poems, written from the perspective of an Ojibwe woman, reveal what sustained harassment does to people, especially to women, children, and Native and Indigenous people, how it can lead to the oppression of others and even ourselves, and how experiencing misogyny and sexual abuse can make a person vulnerable to future abuse"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Erd
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Nikki Giovanni
Description: Nikki Giovanni unapologetically celebrates her heritage in a deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society and the depths of her own heart.
Call Number: 811 Gio
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Kathryn Cowles
Description: "Maps and Transcripts of the Ordinary World is a collection of poems about memory, place, and distance between reality and its transcriptions"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Cow
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Megan Denton Ray
Description: Megan Denton Ray sifts through the sediment of a girlhood ruled by service. Everything in these poems sweats--the sunflower working hard for its first pair of leaves, the sister feeding her twin like a father, the men and women working in a community ravaged by the opioid crisis. Ray's poems question the infallibility of devoutness while finding solace in the classification of the natural world. What results is a powerhouse voice that chooses preservation above all else. No poppy, wild carrot, or honeycomb is too small a treasure as Ray weaves stories of loss and mercy through both dreamscapes and domestic scenes alike.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Ray
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Victoria Chang
Description: "After her mother died, poet Victoria Chang refused to write elegies. Rather, she distilled her grief during a feverish two weeks by writing scores of poetic obituaries for all she lost in the world. In Obit, Chang writes of "the way memory gets up after someone has died and starts walking." These poems reinvent the form of newspaper obituary to both name what has died ("civility," "language," "the future," "Mother's blue dress") and the cultural impact of death on the living. Whereas elegy attempts to immortalize the dead, an obituary expresses loss, and the love for the dead becomes a conduit for self-expression. In this unflinching and lyrical book, Chang meets her grief and creates a powerful testament for the living"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Mark Irwin
Description: This book is a romp through America's troubled paradise--an aria attuned to our fast and slow existence in urban, rural, and digital world.
Call Number: 811 Irw
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Vijay Seshadri
Description: In this collection of poetry, Seshadri takes on the planar paradoxes of time and space, destabilizing highly tuned lyrics and elegies with dizzying turns in poems of unrequitable longing, of longing for longing, of longing to be found, of profound grief. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: 811 Ses
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Allison Adair
Description: "The Clearing is the debut collection of poems from the winner of the 2019 Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, Allison Adair"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Ada
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
N. Scott Momaday
Description: N. Scott Momaday was born into the Kiowa tribe and grew up on Indian reservations in the Southwest. The customs and traditions that influenced his upbringing--most notably the Native American oral tradition--are the centerpiece of his work. This collection demonstrates Momaday's mastery and love of language and the matters closest to his heart. To Momaday, words are sacred; language is power. Spanning nearly fifty years, the poems gathered here illuminate the human condition, Momaday's connection to his Kiowa roots, and his spiritual relationship to the American landscape. The title poem, "The Death of Sitting Bear" is a celebration of heritage and a memorial to the great Kiowa warrior and chief. Here, too, are meditations on mortality, love, and loss, as well as reflections on the holy landscape of the Southwest.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Mom
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Rick Barot
Description: Rick Barot contextualizes the immigrant journey of his Filipino-American parents in the larger history and aftermath of colonialism. Here, Barot's poems are engaged in the work of recovery, making visible what is often intentionally erased: the movement of Brooklyn domestic workers on a weekday morning; a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, fondly sharing photos of his dog; the departure and destination points of dozens of galleons between 1564 and 1815. And so these ships come to represent both the vast movements of history and the individual journeys of those borne along by their tides, explicitly connecting the public and the personal, the epic and the mundane. The Galleons represents an extension and expansion of this poet's work, marrying "reckless" ambition and crafted "composure," in which we repeatedly find the speaker standing and breathing before the world, "incredible and true."-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Allison Benis White
Description: A powerful meditation on grief and the radiating effects of violence against women. Allison Benis White writes about five women named Wendy as a way into the complex grief that still lingers after the death of a sixth Wendy, the author's long-absent mother. A series of epistolary poems addressed to Wendy O. Williams becomes an occasion for the speaker to eulogize as well as reflect on the singer's life and eventual suicide. In the section devoted to Wendy Torrance, the fictional wife from The Shining who was bludgeoned to death by her husband, the speaker muses on the inadequacy of language to resolve or even contain grief in the wake of trauma. Ultimately, The Wendys is a book of silences and space in which tenderness and violence exist in exquisite tension.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Billy Collins
Description: "Billy Collins's thirteenth collection, and first in four years, contains more than fifty new poems that showcase the playfulness, wit, and wisdom that have made him one of our most celebrated and widely read poets. This collection covers many themes, including Collins's profound insights on aging and mortality"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
Joy Harjo, LeAnne Howe, Jennifer Elise Foerster
Description: United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology. This landmark anthology celebrates the indigenous peoples of North America, the first poets of this country, whose literary traditions stretch back centuries. The book contains introductions from contributing editors who represent the five geographically organized sections. Each section begins with a poem from traditional oral literatures and closes with emerging poets.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811.08 Whe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 3, 2020
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Ashes Of The Sun
Django Wexler
FIC Wex
Savage Legion
Matt Wallace
FIC Wal
Automatic Reload
Ferrett Steinmetz
FIC Ste
Seven Devils
Laura Lam, Elizabeth May
FIC Lam
Burning Roses
S. L. Huang
FIC Hua
The Bladebone
Ausma Zehanat Khan
FIC Kha
Driftwood
Marie Brennan
FIC Bre
The Bone Shard Daughter
Andrea Stewart
FIC Ste
Drowned Country
Emily Tesh
FIC Tes
The First Sister : A Novel
Linden A. Lewis
FIC Lew
Empire Of Wild : A Novel
Cherie Dimaline
FIC Dim
The Four Profound Weaves
R. B. Lemberg
FIC Lem
Flyaway
Kathleen Jennings
FIC Jen
The Mother Code
Carole Stivers
FIC Sti
Harrow The Ninth
Tamsyn Muir
FIC Mui
The Sentient
Nadia Afifi
FIC Afi
Hench : A Novel
Natalie Zina Walschots
FIC Wal
The Space Between Worlds
Micaiah Johnson
FIC Joh
Master Of Poisons : A Novel
Andrea Hairston
FIC Hai
The Year's Best Science Fiction. Vol. 1
Jonathan Strahan
FIC Yea 2020
Road Out Of Winter
Alison Stine
FIC Sti
Trouble The Saints
Alaya Dawn Johnson
FIC Joh

Django Wexler
Description: "Long ago, a magical war destroyed an empire, and a new one was built in its ashes. But still the old grudges simmer, and two siblings will fight on opposite sides to save their world in the start of Django Wexler's new epic fantasy trilogy. Gyre hasn't seen his beloved sister since their parents sold her to the mysterious Twilight Order. Now, twelve years after her disappearance, Gyre's sole focus is revenge, and he's willing to risk anything and anyone to claim enough power to destroy the Order. Chasing rumors of a fabled city protecting a powerful artifact, Gyre comes face-to-face with his lost sister. But she isn't who she once was. Trained to be a warrior by the Twilight Order, Mara wields magic for their cause. Standing on opposite sides of a looming civil war, the two siblings will learn that not even the ties of blood will keep them from splitting the world in two"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wex
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Ferrett Steinmetz
Description: Former drone operator Mat, now more machine than man, is obsessed with preventing casualties on his oft-violent missions. Despite his reluctance to work for the shadowy International Access Corporation, Mat accepts a lucrative job protecting one of its packages in transit. But when he discovers the package is Silvia, a woman experimented on against her will and transformed into a monstrous killer, Mat turns on his employers to rescue her. As the two try to outwit IAC, they forge an unexpected bond, helping each other face their respective trauma. Steinmetz fuses cyberpunk staples and romantic comedy elements to deliver an over-the-top, action-packed tale while also addressing mental illness and body issues.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
S. L. Huang
Description: "Rosa, also known as Red Riding Hood, is done with wolves and woods. Hou Yi the Archer is tired, and knows she's past her prime.They would both rather just be retired, but that's not what the world has ready for them. When deadly sunbirds begin to ravage the countryside, threatening everything they've both grown to love, the two must join forces. Now blessed and burdened with the hindsight of middle age, they begin a quest that's a reckoning of sacrifices made and mistakes mourned, of choices and family and the quest for immortality.""--Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hua
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Marie Brennan
Description: Fame is rare in Driftwood--it's hard to get famous if you don't stick around long enough for people to know you. But many know the guide, Last, a one-blooded survivor who has seen his world end many lifetimes ago. For Driftwood is a strange place of slow apocalypses, where continents eventually crumble into mere neighborhoods, pulled inexorably towards the center in the Crush. Cultures clash, countries fall, and everything eventually disintegrates. Within the Shreds, a rumor goes around that Last has died. Drifters come together to commemorate him. But who really was Last? Lying liar, or heroic savior? A mercenary, a charlatan, a legend? A man, an immortal--perhaps even a god?
Call Number: FIC Bre
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Emily Tesh
Description: Even the Wild Man of Greenhollow can't ignore a summons from his mother, when that mother is the indomitable Adela Silver, practical folklorist. Henry Silver does not relish what he'll find in the grimy seaside town of Rothport, where once the ancient wood extended before it was drowned beneath the sea--a missing girl, a monster on the loose, or, worst of all, Tobias Finch, who loves him. In this stunning sequel to Silver in the Wood, Emily Tesh once again invites readers to lose themselves in the story of Henry and Tobias, and the magic of a myth they've always known.
Call Number: FIC Tes
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Cherie Dimaline
Description: Joan has been searching for her missing husband, Victor, for nearly a year-- ever since that terrible night they'd had their first serious argument. Still grieving and severely hungover, Joan hears Victor's unmistakable voice coming from inside a revival tent in a gritty Walmart parking lot. He has the same face, the same eyes, the same hands. He doesn't recognize Joan, insists his name is Eugene Wolff, and that he is a reverend whose mission is to spread the word of Jesus and grow His flock. Joan turns to Ajean, an elderly foul-mouthed card shark who is one of the few among Métis community steeped in the traditions of the Métis people and knowledgeable about their ancient enemies. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Dim
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Kathleen Jennings
Description: "Nineteen-year-old Betina Scott is a proper young lady who diligently takes care of her delicately dispositioned mother. But is Tina really a good girl? Before her brothers left, folks in their small, close-knit community say Tina was always the instigator of trouble, although never the one caught or blamed. She cannot remember being that person and questions what really happened the day her father went away three years ago. Then one day a scribbled note arrives, written on the back of a three-year-old newspaper article in the handwriting of one of her brothers, that simply says, “You coward, Tink.” Determined to find answers, and with the help of two friends who have reasons of their own for joining the hunt, Tina runs away to track her sibling" -- Booklist.
Call Number: FIC Jen
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Tamsyn Muir
Description: "Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders. Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath -- but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her."--Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mui
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Natalie Zina Walschots
Description: Anna does boring things for terrible people because even criminals need office help and she needs a job. Working for a monster lurking beneath the surface of the world isn’t glamorous. But is it really worse than working for an oil conglomerate or an insurance company? In this economy? As a temp, she's just a cog in the machine. But when she finally gets a promising assignment, everything goes very wrong, and an encounter with the so-called 'hero' leaves her badly injured. So, of course, then she gets laid off. With no money and no mobility, with only her anger and internet research acumen, she discovers her suffering at the hands of a hero is far from unique. When people start listening to the story that her data tells, she realizes she might not be as powerless as she thinks. Because the key to everything is data: knowing how to collate it, how to manipulate it, and how to weaponize it. By tallying up the human cost these caped forces of nature wreak upon the world, she discovers that the line between good and evil is mostly marketing. And with social media and viral videos, she can control that appearance. It’s not too long before she’s employed once more, this time by one of the worst villains on earth. As she becomes an increasingly valuable lieutenant, she might just save the world.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Andrea Hairston
Description: "The world is changing. Poison desert eats good farmland. Once-sweet water turns foul. The wind blows sand and sadness across the Empire. To get caught in a storm is death. To live and do nothing is death. There is magic in the world, but good conjure is hard to find. Djola, righthand man and spymaster of the lord of the Arkhysian Empire, is desperately trying to save his adopted homeland, even in exile. Awa, a young woman training to be a powerful griot, tests the limits of her knowledge and comes into her own in a world of sorcery, floating cities, kindly beasts, and uncertain men. Awash in the rhythms of folklore and storytelling and rich with Hairston's characteristic lush prose, Master of Poisons is epic fantasy that will bleed your mind with its turns of phrase and leave you aching for the world it burns into being."--Jacket flap.
Call Number: FIC Hai
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Alison Stine
Description: "Wylodine comes from a world of paranoia and poverty; her family grows marijuana illegally, and life has always been a battle. Now she's been left behind to tend the crop alone. Then spring doesn't return for the second year in a row, bringing unprecedented, extreme winter. With grow lights stashed in her truck and a pouch of precious seeds, she begins a journey, determined to start over away from Appalachian Ohio. But the icy roads and strangers hidden in the hills are treacherous. After a harrowing encounter with a violent cult, Wil and her small group of exiles become a target for the cult's volatile leader. Because she has the most valuable skill in the climate chaos: she can make things grow."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Matt Wallace
Description: They call them Savages. Brutal. Efficient. Expendable. The empire relies on them. The greatest weapon they ever developed. Culled from the streets of their cities, they take the ones no one will miss and throw them, by the thousands, at the empire's enemies. If they live, they fight again. If they die, well, there are always more. Evie is not a Savage. She's a warrior with a mission: to find the man she once loved, to find the man who holds the key to exposing the secret of the Savage Legion and ending the mass conscription of the empire's poor and wretched. But to find him, she must become one of them, to be marked in her blood, to fight in their wars, and to find her purpose. Evie will die a Savage if she has to, but not before showing the world who she really is and what the Savage Legion can really do.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Laura Lam, Elizabeth May
Description: "When Eris faked her death, she thought she had left her old life as the heir to the galaxy's most ruthless empire behind. But her recruitment by the Novantaen Resistance, an organization opposed to the empire's voracious expansion, throws her right back into the fray. Eris has been assigned a new mission: to infiltrate a spaceship ferrying deadly cargo and return the intelligence gathered to the Resistance. But her partner for the mission, mechanic and hotshot pilot Cloelia, bears an old grudge against Eris, making an already difficult infiltration even more complicated. When they find the ship, they discover more than they bargained for: three fugitives with firsthand knowledge of the corrupt empire's inner workings. Together, these women possess the knowledge and capabilities to bring the empire to its knees. But the clock is ticking: the new heir to the empire plans to disrupt a peace summit with the only remaining alien empire, ensuring the empire’s continued expansion. If they can find a way to stop him, they will save the galaxy. If they can't, millions may die" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Lam
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Ausma Zehanat Khan
Description: "Armed with the powerful sorcery of the Bloodprint and supported by the Talisman, the oppressive One-Eyed Preacher is on the verge of conquering Ashfall, the Black Khan's capital in the west. Yet not all is lost for Arian, Sinnia and the Council of Hira. If these brave female warriors can uncover the secrets of an ancient magic weapon known as the Bladebone, they can defeat the Preacher and crush his cruel regime" --Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Kha
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Andrea Stewart
Description: "The emperor's reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire's many islands. Lin is the emperor's daughter and spends her days trapped in a palace of locked doors and dark secrets. When her father refuses to recognise her as heir to the throne, she vows to prove her worth by mastering the forbidden art of bone shard magic. Yet such power carries a great cost, and when the revolution reaches the gates of the palace, Lin must decide how far she is willing to go to claim her birthright -- and save her people" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Linden A. Lewis
Description: "First Sister has no name and no voice. As a priestess of the Sisterhood, she travels the stars alongside the soldiers of Earth and Mars-the same ones who own the rights to her body and soul. When her former captain abandons her, First Sister's hopes for freedom are dashed when she is forced to stay on her ship with no friends, no power, and a new captain-Saito Ren-whom she knows nothing about. She is commanded to spy on Captain Ren by the Sisterhood, but soon discovers that working for the war effort is so much harder to do when you're falling in love. Lito val Lucius climbed his way out of the slums to become an elite soldier of Venus, but was defeated in combat by none other than Saito Ren, resulting in the disappearance of his partner, Hiro. When Lito learns that Hiro is both alive and now a traitor to the cause, he now has a shot at redemption: track down and kill his former partner. But when he discovers recordings that Hiro secretly made, Lito's own allegiances are put to the test. Ultimately, he must decide between following orders and following his heart."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
R. B. Lemberg
Description: "Wind: To match one's body with one's heart. Sand: To take the bearer where they wish. Song: In praise of the goddess Bird. Bone: To move unheard in the night. The Surun' do not speak of the master weaver, Benesret, who creates the cloth of bone for assassins in the Great Burri Desert. But Uiziya now seeks her aunt Benesret in order to learn the final weave, although the price for knowledge may be far too dear to pay. Among the Khana, women travel in caravans to trade, while men remain in the inner quarter as scholars. A nameless man struggles to embody Khana masculinity, after many years of performing the life of a woman, trader, wife, and grandmother. As the past catches up to the nameless man, he must choose between the life he dreamed of and Uiziya, and Uiziya must discover how to challenge a tyrant, and weave from deaths that matter" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lem
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Carole Stivers
Description: "It is 2049. When a U.S. attempt at stealth biowarfare goes awry, a team of scientists is engaged to ensure human survival on earth. Their best efforts fail, and they must turn to their last resort: a plan to place genetically engineered children inside the cocoons of large-scale robots--to be incubated, birthed, and raised by these machines, which have been programmed with the latest advances in artificial intelligence: the Mother Code. Kai is born in America's desert Southwest, his only companion his robotic Mother, Rho-Z. Equipped with the knowledge and intuition of a human mother, Rho-Z raises Kai and teaches him how to survive. As children like him come of age, their Mothers transform too--in ways that were never predicted. When government survivors decide that the machines who raised the children must be destroyed, Kai must fight to save the only parent he has ever known"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Nadia Afifi
Description: "Amira Valdez is a brilliant neuroscientist trying to put her past on a religious compound behind her. But when she's assigned to a controversial cloning project, her dreams of working in space are placed in jeopardy. Using her talents as a reader of memories, Amira uncovers a conspiracy to stop the creation of the first human clone -- at all costs. As she unravels the mystery, Amira navigates a dangerous world populated by anti-cloning militants, scientists with hidden agendas, and a mysterious New Age movement. In the process, Amira uncovers an even darker secret, one that forces her to confront her own past" --Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Afi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Micaiah Johnson
Description: "Multiverse travel is finally possible, but there’s just one catch: No one can visit a world where their counterpart is still alive. Enter Cara, whose parallel selves happen to be exceptionally good at dying—from disease, turf wars, or vendettas they couldn’t outrun. Cara’s life has been cut short on 372 worlds in total. On this dystopian Earth, however, Cara has survived. Identified as an outlier and therefore a perfect candidate for multiverse travel, Cara is plucked from the dirt of the wastelands. Now what once made her marginalized has finally become an unexpected source of power. She has a nice apartment on the lower levels of the wealthy and walled-off Wiley City. She works—and shamelessly flirts—with her enticing yet aloof handler, Dell, as the two women collect off-world data for the Eldridge Institute. She even occasionally leaves the city to visit her family in the wastes, though she struggles to feel at home in either place. So long as she can keep her head down and avoid trouble, Cara is on a sure path to citizenship and security. But trouble finds Cara when one of her eight remaining doppelgängers dies under mysterious circumstances, plunging her into a new world with an old secret. What she discovers will connect her past and her future in ways she could have never imagined—and reveal her own role in a plot that endangers not just her world, but the entire multiverse" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Jonathan Strahan
Description: A collection of the best short science fiction and speculative fiction of 2019, showcasing brilliant talent and examining the cultural moment we live in, compiled by editor Jonathan Strahan. With short works from some of the most lauded science fiction authors, as well as rising stars, this collection displays the top talent and the cutting-edge cultural moments that affect our lives, dreams, and stories. Authors include past award-winners Rebecca Roanhorse, Ken Liu, Carmen Maria Machado, Aliette de Boddard, Kim Stanley Robinson, Yoon Ha Lee, and Ted Chiang.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Yea 2020
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
Alaya Dawn Johnson
Description: Set against the darkly glamorous backdrop of New York City, a young woman from Harlem is drawn into the glittering underworld of Manhattan, where she's hired to use her knives to strike fear among its most dangerous denizens. Ten years later, Phyllis LeBlanc has given up everything--not just her own past, and Dev, the man she loved, but even her own dreams. Still, the ghosts from her past are always by her side--and history has appeared on her doorstep to threaten the people she keeps in her heart. And so Phyllis will have to make a harrowing choice, before it's too late--is there ever enough blood in the world to wash clean generations of injustice?
Call Number: FIC Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2020
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A Girl Is A Body Of Water
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
FIC Mak
The Book Of Lost Names
Kristin Harmel
FIC Har
Atomic Love
Jennie Fields
FIC Fie
The Color Of Air : A Novel
Gail Tsukiyama
FIC Tsu
Black Bottom Saints : A Novel
Alice Randall
FIC Ran
The Evening And The Morning
Ken Follett
FIC Fol
Fast Girls : A Novel Of The 1936 Women's Olympic Team
Elise Hooper
FIC Hoo
The Lions Of Fifth Avenue : A Novel
Fiona Davis
FIC Dav
Fifty Words For Rain : A Novel
Asha Lemmie
FIC Lem
The Molten City
Chris Nickson
FIC Nic
Hamnet : A Novel Of The Plague
Maggie O'Farrell
FIC OFa
The Paper Daughters Of Chinatown
Heather B. Moore
FIC Moo
Her Last Flight : A Novel
Beatriz Williams
FIC Wil
The Paris Children
Gloria Goldreich
FIC Gol
Here We Are
Graham Swift
FIC Swi
The Paris Secret
Natasha Lester
FIC Les
Jackie And Maria : A Novel Of Jackie Kennedy & Maria Callas
Gill Paul
FIC Pau
The Pull Of The Stars : A Novel
Emma Donoghue
FIC Don
The Abstainer : A Novel
Ian McGuire
FIC McG
The Woman In Red
Diana Giovinazzo
FIC Gio

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
Description: "In her twelfth year, Kirabo, a young Ugandan girl, confronts a piercing question that has haunted her childhood: who is my mother? Kirabo has been raised by women in the small village of Nattetta-- her grandmother, her best friend, and her many aunts, but the absence of her mother follows her like a shadow. Complicating these feelings of abandonment, as Kirabo comes of age she feels the emergence of a mysterious second self, a headstrong and confusing force inside her at odds with her sweet and obedient nature. Seeking answers, Kirabo begins spending afternoons with Nsuuta, a local witch, trading stories and learning not only about this force inside her, but about the woman who birthed her, who she learns is alive but not ready to meet. Nsuuta also explains that Kirabo has a streak of the "first woman"-- an independent, original state that has been all but lost to women. Kirabo's journey to reconcile her rebellious origins, alongside her desire to reconnect with her mother and to honor her family's expectations, is rich in the folklore of Uganda and an arresting exploration of what it means to be a modern girl in a world that seems determined to silence women"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mak
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Jennie Fields
Description: "Chicago, 1950. Rosalind Porter has always defied expectations--in her work as a physicist on the Manhattan Project and in her passionate love affair with colleague Thomas Weaver. Five years after the end of both, her guilt over the bomb and her heartbreak over Weaver are intertwined. She desperately misses her work in the lab, yet has almost resigned herself to a more conventional life. Then Weaver gets back in touch--and so does the FBI. Special Agent Charlie Szydlo wants Roz to spy on Weaver, whom the FBI suspects of passing nuclear secrets to Russia. Roz helped to develop these secrets and knows better than anyone the devastating power such knowledge holds. But can she spy on a man she still loves, despite her better instincts? At the same time, something about Charlie draws her in. He's a former prisoner of war haunted by his past, just as her past haunts her. As Rosalind's feelings for each man deepen, so too does the danger she finds herself in. She will have to choose: the man who taught her how to love ... or the man her love might save?" -- Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Fie
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Alice Randall
Description: "From the Great Depression through the post-World War II years, Joseph 'Ziggy' Johnson, has been the pulse of Detroit’s famous Black Bottom. A celebrated gossip columnist for the city’s African-American newspaper, the Michigan Chronicle, he is also the emcee of one of the hottest night clubs, where he’s rubbed elbows with the legendary black artists of the era, including Ethel Waters, Billy Eckstine, and Count Basie. Ziggy is also the founder and dean of the Ziggy Johnson School of Theater. But now the doyen of Black Bottom is ready to hang up his many dapper hats. As he lays dying in the black-owned-and-operated Kirkwood Hospital, Ziggy reflects on his life, the community that was the center of his world, and the remarkable people who helped shape it. Inspired by the Catholic Saints Day Books, Ziggy curates his own list of Black Bottom’s venerable '52 Saints.' Among them are a vulnerable Dinah Washington, a defiant Joe Louis, and a raucous Bricktop. Randall balances the stories of these larger-than-life 'Saints' with local heroes who became household names, enthralling men and women whose unstoppable ambition, love of style, and faith in community made this black Midwestern neighborhood the rival of New York City’s Harlem. Accompanying these 'tributes' are thoughtfully paired cocktails―special drinks that capture the essence of each of Ziggy’s saints―libations as strong and satisfying as Alice Randall’s wholly original view of a place and time unlike any other" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Elise Hooper
Description: "In the 1928 Olympics, Chicago’s Betty Robinson competes as a member of the first-ever women’s delegation in track and field. Destined for further glory, she returns home feted as America’s Golden Girl until a nearly-fatal airplane crash threatens to end everything. Outside of Boston, Louise Stokes, one of the few black girls in her town, sees competing as an opportunity to overcome the limitations placed on her. Eager to prove that she has what it takes to be a champion, she risks everything to join the Olympic team. From Missouri, Helen Stephens, awkward, tomboyish, and poor, is considered an outcast by her schoolmates, but she dreams of escaping the hardships of her farm life through athletic success. Her aspirations appear impossible until a chance encounter changes her life. These three athletes will join with others to defy society’s expectations of what women can achieve. As tensions bring the United States and Europe closer and closer to the brink of war, Betty, Louise, and Helen must fight for the chance to compete as the fastest women in the world amidst the pomp and pageantry of the Nazi-sponsored 1936 Olympics in Berlin" --Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Hoo
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 26, 2020
Asha Lemmie
Description: "Kyoto, Japan, 1948. 'If a woman knows nothing else, she should know how to be silent. . . . Do not question. Do not fight. Do not resist.' Such is eight-year-old Noriko 'Nori' Kamiza's first lesson. She will not question why her mother abandoned her with only these final words. She will not fight her confinement to the attic of her grandparents' imperial estate. And she will not resist the scalding chemical baths she receives daily to lighten her shameful skin. The illegitimate child of a Japanese aristocrat and her African American GI lover, Nori is an outsider from birth. Though her grandparents take her in, they do so only to conceal her, fearful of a stain on the royal pedigree that they are desperate to uphold in a changing Japan. Obedient to a fault, Nori accepts her solitary life for what it is, despite her natural intellect and nagging curiosity about what lies outside the attic's walls. But when chance brings her legitimate older half-brother, Akira, to the estate that is his inheritance and destiny, Nori finds in him the first person who will allow her to question, and the siblings form an unlikely but powerful bond--a bond their formidable grandparents cannot allow and that will irrevocably change the lives they were always meant to lead. Because now that Nori has glimpsed a world in which perhaps there is a place for her after all, she is ready to fight to be a part of it--a battle that just might cost her everything" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lem
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Maggie O'Farrell
Description: "A short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the production of his great play. England, 1580. A young Latin tutor--penniless, bullied by a violent father--falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman--a wild creature who walks her family's estate with a falcon on her shoulder and is known throughout the countryside for her unusual gifts as a healer. Agnes understands plants and potions better than she does people, but once she settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford she becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast, centrifugal force in the life of her young husband, whose gifts as a writer are just beginning to awaken when his beloved young son succumbs to bubonic plague. A luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a hypnotic recreation of the story that inspired one of the greatest masterpieces of all time" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC OFa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Beatriz Williams
Description: In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned. Obsessed with Sam's fate, Janey has tracked down Irene Lindquist, the owner of a local island-hopping airline, whom she believes might actually be the legendary Irene Foster, Mallory's onetime student and flying partner. Foster's disappearance during a round-the-world flight in 1937 remains one of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries. At first, the flinty Mrs. Lindquist denies any connection to Foster. But Janey informs her that the wreck of Sam Mallory's airplane has recently been discovered in a Spanish desert, and piece by piece, the details of Foster's extraordinary life emerge: from the beginnings of her flying career in Southern California, to her complicated, passionate relationship with Mallory, to the collapse of her marriage to her aggressive career manager, the publishing scion George Morrow. As Irene spins her tale to its searing conclusion, Janey's past gathers its own power. The duel between the two women takes a heartstopping turn. To whom does Mallory rightfully belong? Can we ever come to terms with the loss of those we love, and the lives we might have lived? -- Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Graham Swift
Description: "It's the summer of 1959, and something magical can be witnessed at the end of the pier in beach town Brighton, England. Jack Robbins, Ronnie Deane, and Evie White are performing in a seaside variety show, starring as Jack Robinson the compère comedian, and The Great Pablo and Eve: a magic act. By the end of the summer, Evie's glinting engagement ring will be flung to the bottom of the ocean and one of the trifecta will vanish forever. All three friends begin their path toward the end of Brighton's pier early in life. Evie and Jack's mothers always trumpeting the support that is trademark of stage mothers, while Ronnie's mother sends her son out in the child evacuations to Penny and Eric Lawrence for safety from the London blitz. It's within the safety and love of Evergrene, the Lawrences' estate, that magic creeps into Ronnie's life for the first time and starts the intricate intertwining of fate, chance, and show business. Magic and reality share the stage in this masterly and devastating story that pulls back the curtain on the power of love, family, and the touchstones of our memories" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Gill Paul
Description: "Jackie Kennedy was beautiful, sophisticated, and contemplating leaving her ambitious young senator husband while recovering from the birth of a stillborn child. So when she's offered a holiday on the luxurious yacht owned by billionaire Ari Onassis, she says yes. Maria Callas is at the height of her operatic career and widely considered to be the finest soprano in the world. And then she's introduced to Aristotle Onassis, the world's richest man and her fellow Greek. Stuck in a childless, sexless marriage, and with pressures on all sides from opera house managers and a hostile press, she finds her life being turned upside down by this hyper-intelligent and impeccably charming man. Little by little, Maria's and Jackie's lives begin to overlap, and they come closer and closer until everything they know about the world changes on a dime."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Pau
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Ian McGuire
Description: "The rebels will be hanged at dawn, and their brotherhood is already plotting revenge. Stephen Doyle, an Irish-American veteran of the Civil War, arrives in Manchester from New York with a thirst for blood. He has joined the Fenians, a secret society intent on ending British rule in Ireland by any means necessary. Head Constable James O'Connor has fled grief and drink in Dublin for a sober start in Manchester, and connections with his fellow Irishmen are proving to be particularly advantageous in spying on Fenian activity. When a long-lost nephew returns from America and arrives on O'Connor's doorstep looking for work, O'Connor cannot foresee the way his fragile new life will be imperiled--and how his and Doyle's fates will be intertwined. In an epic tale of revenge and obsession, master storyteller Ian McGuire once again transports readers to a time when blood begot blood"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Kristin Harmel
Description: "Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II--an experience Eva remembers well--and the search to reunite people with the texts taken from them so long ago. The book in the photograph, an eighteenth-century religious text thought to have been taken from France in the waning days of the war, is one of the most fascinating cases. Now housed in Berlin's Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library, it appears to contain some sort of code, but researchers don't know where it came from--or what the code means. Only Eva holds the answer--but will she have the strength to revisit old memories and help reunite those lost during the war? As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris after the arrest of her father, a Polish Jew. Finding refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, she begins forging identity documents for Jewish children fleeing to neutral Switzerland. But erasing people comes with a price, and along with a mysterious, handsome forger named Rémy, Eva decides she must find a way to preserve the real names of the children who are too young to remember who they really are. The records they keep in The Book of Lost Names will become even more vital when the resistance cell they work for is betrayed and Rémy disappears" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Gail Tsukiyama
Description: "Daniel Abe, a young doctor in Chicago, is finally coming back to Hawai'i. He has his own reason for returning to his childhood home, but it is not to revisit the past, unlike his Uncle Koji. Koji lives with the memories of Daniel's mother, Mariko, the love of his life, and the scars of a life hard-lived. He can't wait to see Daniel, who he's always thought of as a son, but he knows the time has come to tell him the truth about his mother, and his father. But Daniel's arrival coincides with the awakening of the Mauna Loa volcano, and its dangerous path toward their village stirs both new and long ago passions in their community."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tsu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Ken Follett
Description: "It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined: A young boatbuilder's life is turned upside down when the only home he's ever known is raided by Vikings, forcing him and his family to move and start their lives anew in a small hamlet where he does not fit in. . . . A Norman noblewoman marries for love, following her husband across the sea to a new land. But the customs of her husband's homeland are shockingly different, and as she begins to realize that everyone around her is engaged in a constant, brutal battle for power, it becomes clear that a single misstep could be catastrophic. . . . A monk dreams of transforming his humble abbey into a center of learning that will be admired throughout Europe. And each in turn comes into dangerous conflict with a clever and ruthless bishop who will do anything to increase his wealth and power"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fol
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Fiona Davis
Description: "It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life--her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, and they are blessed with two children. But headstrong, passionate Laura wants more, and when she takes a leap of faith and applies to the Columbia Journalism School, her world is cracked wide open. As her studies take her all over the city, she finds herself drawn to Greenwich Village's new bohemia, where she discovers the Heterodoxy Club--a radical, all-female group in which women are encouraged to loudly share their opinions on suffrage, birth control, and women's rights. Soon, Laura finds herself questioning her traditional role as wife and mother. But when valuable books are stolen back at the library, threatening the home and institution she loves, she's forced to confront her shifting priorities head on . . . and may just lose everything in the process. Eighty years later, in 1993, Sadie Donovan struggles with the legacy of her grandmother, the famous essayist Laura Lyons, especially after she's wrangled her dream job as a curator at the New York Public Library. But the job quickly becomes a nightmare when rare manuscripts, notes, and books for the exhibit Sadie's running begin disappearing from the library's famous Berg Collection. Determined to save both the exhibit and her career, the typically risk-adverse Sadie teams up with a private security expert to uncover the culprit. However, things unexpectedly become personal when the investigation leads Sadie to some unwelcome truths about her own family heritage--truths that shed new light on the biggest tragedy in the library's history" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Dav
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Chris Nickson
Description: "Leeds, September 1908. There's going to be a riot. Detective Superintendent Tom Harper can feel it. Herbert Asquith, the prime minster, is due to speak in the city. The suffragettes and the unemployed men will be out in the streets in protest. It's Harper's responsibility to keep order. Can he do it? Harper has also received an anonymous letter claiming that a young boy called Andrew Sharp was stolen from his family fourteen years before. The file is worryingly thin. It ought to have been bulging. A missing child should have been headline news. Why was Andrew's disappearance ignored? Determined to uncover the truth about Andrew Sharp and bring the boy some justice, Harper is drawn deep into the dark underworld of child-snatching, corruption and murder as Leeds becomes a molten, rioting city."--Publisher description.
Call Number: FIC Nic
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Heather B. Moore
Description: "When Donaldina Cameron arrives at the Occidental Mission Home for Girls in 1895, she intends to teach sewing skills to young Chinese women immigrants, but, within days, she discovers that the job is much more complicated than perfect stitches and even hems. San Francisco has a dark side, one where a powerful underground organization--the criminal tong--brings Chinese young women to America to sell them as slaves. With the help of Chinese interpreters and the Chinatown police squad, Donaldina becomes a tireless social reformer to stop the abominable slave and prostitution trade. Mei Lien believes she is sailing to the 'Gold Mountain' in America to become the wife of a rich Chinese man. Instead she finds herself sold into prostitution--beaten, starved, and forced into an opium addiction. It is only after a narrow escape that she hears of the mission home and dares to think there might be hope for a new life" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Moo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Gloria Goldreich
Description: "Based on a true story, this novel of WWII illuminates the power of hope in the face of hatred and prejudice. As the shadows of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party fall over Paris, Madeleine Levy draws on the spirit of her WWI hero grandfather and defends her beloved France in the only way she knows how: helping Jewish children escape the impending horror. Using her education, patience, and charm, Madeleine undertakes deadly missions, saving Jewish lives throughout France."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Natasha Lester
Description: England, 1939: The Penrose sisters couldn't be more different. Skye is a daring and brash pilot, and Liberty the one to defy her at every turn. Even if women aren't allowed in the Royal Air Force, Skye is determined to help the war effort. She's thrilled when it reunites her with her childhood soulmate, Nicholas. She's less thrilled to learn Nicholas is now engaged to an enigmatic Frenchwoman named Margaux Jourdan. Paris, 1947: Designer Christian Dior unveils his glamorous first collection to a world weary of war and grief. He names his debut fragrance Miss Dior in tribute to his beloved sister Catherine, who forged a friendship with Skye and Margaux through her work with the French Resistance. Present Day: Fashion conservator Kat Jourdan discovers a priceless collection of Dior gowns in her grandmother's vacant cottage. As she delves into the mystery of their origin, Kat begins to doubt everything she thought she knew about her beloved grandmother.
Call Number: FIC Les
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Emma Donoghue
Description: "In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have fallen sick are quarantined into a separate ward to keep the plague at bay. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders, a woman doctor who is a rumored Rebel, and a teenage girl, Bridie, procured by the nuns from their orphanage as an extra set of hands. At first, this Bridie seems unschooled in life, she makes up a bed with only the rubber mat and savors the weak tea and barely edible porridge from the hospital kitchen. But in the intensity of this ward, over three brutal days, Julia and the women come together in unexpected ways" --Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Don
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
Diana Giovinazzo
Description: "Destiny toys with us all, but Anita Garibaldi is a force to be reckoned with. Forced into marriage at sixteen, Anita feels trapped in a union she does not want. But when she meets the leader of the Brazilian resistance, Giuseppe Garibaldi, in 1839, everything changes. Swept into a passionate affair with the idolized mercenary, Anita's life is suddenly consumed by the plight to liberate Southern Brazil--a struggle that would cost thousands of lives and span almost ten bloody years. Little did she know that this first taste of revolution would lead her to cross oceans, traverse continents, and alter the course of her life--and the world. "-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gio
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 2, 2020
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21 Immortals : Inspector Mislan And The Yee Sang Murders
Rozlan Mohd. Noor
FIC Roz
Murder Most Sweet
Laura Jensen Walker
FIC Wal
Back Bay Blues
Peter Colt
FIC Col
Tea & Treachery
Vicki Delany
FIC Del
Before She Was Helen
Caroline B. Cooney
FIC Coo
The Cabinets Of Barnaby Mayne
Elsa Hart
FIC Har
Booked For Death
Victoria Gilbert
FIC Gil
The Forger's Daughter : A Novel
Bradford Morrow
FIC Mor
Dead-end Detective
Amanda Flower
FIC Flo
The Key Lime Crime
Lucy Burdette
FIC Bur
Death Of A Telenovela Star
Teresa Dovalpage
FIC Dov
The Less Dead
Denise Mina
FIC Min
Digging Up The Remains
Julia Henry
FIC Hen
The Suicide House
Charlie Donlea
FIC Don
Fire And Vengeance
Robert B. McCaw
FIC McC
The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman
FIC Osm
Mesa Verde Victim
Scott Graham
FIC Gra
The Unspoken
Ian Smith
FIC Smi
Mortmain Hall
Martin Edwards
FIC Edw
Tie Die
Max Tomlinson
FIC Tom
Murder At Hotel 1911
Audrey Keown
FIC Keo

Rozlan Mohd. Noor
Description: "Inspector Mislan's final case after a long night's shift could be his last. Called to a wealthy neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur, he finds a crime scene unlike any he has encountered before: pristine, the victims a family seated at dinner, Mona Lisa smiles fixed to their faces, frozen mid-gesture around the traditional Chinese New Year dish of yee sang, signifying prosperity, longevity, many good things--though it's not that time of year. It makes an eerie, chilling tableau of death, but signifying what? The celebrity of the father, fashion magnate Robert Tham, has already drawn a media throng, and soon the upper echelons of the police have taken an interest, bringing pressure to solve the crime quickly. But every clue points to another unknown. This isn't the primary scene: where is it? What are the motives of Tham's younger business partner, the attractive Miss Irene? What of his connections to an old-school criminal gang and the triads? With rival units of the police seeking to co-opt and, he suspects, bury the case, Inspector Mislan's investigation takes him to every level of this modern, multi-ethnic, American-pop-culture-influenced society, to where moneyed power and influence demand their say. Maverick, hard-boiled yet tender, a single father raising a young child, Mislan must rely of his team--and the politically savvy woman leading Major Crimes who is his boss--to support, protect him from the corruption above, and help find a way to ensure the course of justice" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Roz
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 9, 2020
Peter Colt
Description: "1985, Boston. In Vietnam, Andy Roark witnessed death and horrifying destruction. But for the soldiers who made it back alive, there are other casualties of war--the loss of tenderness, trust, and connection. Still feeling adrift and unsettled, Andy has struck up a welcome friendship with Nguyen, a Vietnamese restaurant owner. Sipping beer and trading memories after the restaurant shutters, Andy gradually learns of the extraordinary lengths Nguyen took to flee Saigon shortly after its fall. Andy's latest case, too, has ties to Vietnam. His new client, a beautiful and enigmatic young Vietnamese woman, hires him to investigate her uncle's murder. Andy discovers a connection to a group of refugees determined to overthrow the communist government. Led by the sinister Colonel Tran, the Committee is extorting local business owners to raise funds. The search for more answers takes Andy from Boston to Washington D.C. to San Francisco, and deep into a web of political and personal betrayal. Somewhere near the heart of this mystery is a connection to Nguyen's daring escape from Saigon. Decades may have passed, but sometimes the price of freedom twists allies into enemies, loyalties into betrayals, and truth into a web of lies" --FantasticFiction.com.
Call Number: FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Caroline B. Cooney
Description: "Clementine Lakefield leads a simple life in her retirement community in Sun City, South Carolina. But while she plays cards, substitute teaches, and has learned to text with her niece and nephew, Clemmie is not who she says she is. Behind her carefree facade, she is hiding a lifetime of secrets. When Clemmie's curmudgeonly neighbor goes missing, Clemmie suddenly finds herself at the center of a dangerous conspiracy..."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Victoria Gilbert
Description: "Nestled in the historic waterfront town of Beaufort, North Carolina, Chapters Bed-and-Breakfast is a reader's paradise. Built in 1770, the newly renovated inn hosts a roster of special events celebrating books, genres, and authors. It's the perfect literary retreat--until a rare book dealer turns up dead in the carriage house during a celebration of Golden Age mystery author Josephine Tey. The victim's daughter points the finger at forty-two-year-old widow and former schoolteacher Charlotte Reed, who inherited the B&B from her great-aunt Isabella. Charlotte is shocked to discover that the book dealer suspected Isabella of being a thief who founded Chapters on her ill-gotten gains. Charlotte has successfully learned the B&B business in a year, but nothing has prepared her to handle a death on the premises. Armed with intelligence and courage and assisted by her vibrant older neighbor, a visiting author, and members of a local book club, Charlotte is determined to prove her innocence and to clear her great-aunt's name" -- Provided by the publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Amanda Flower
Description: "Darby Piper is in shock. Samantha Porter, her mentor and business partner at Two Girls Detective Agency, has died in a car crash, and it doesn't look like an accident. In fact, evidence is pointing toward Darby. Darby had expected to inherit Samantha's half of the agency, but Samantha had recently changed the will to leave it to Tate Porter, her nephew, who returns to town. Tate is no P.I. He's a veteran, a world traveler, and something of a mystery himself. But as he helps Darby delve into secret histories and real estate development plans, he does seem to have a knack for the job."--Publisher description.
Call Number: FIC Flo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Teresa Dovalpage
Description: "Former Havana detective Marlene Martínez, now happily running a bakery in Miami, has booked a week-long Carribbean cruise with her niece, Sarita, as the girl's quinceañera present. Sarita is beyond thrilled to discover that a Cuban telenovela star, Carloalberto, is also aboard for the trip. But even while trying to keep her niece away from the unsettlingly handsome actor, Marlene gets the feeling Carloalberto is in some kind of trouble-he is constantly on edge, and shady characters seem to find their way to him. When murder occurs aboard the North Star, Marlene will rely on instincts she hoped never to use again"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Dov
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Julia Henry
Description: "Between hosting a haunted house on her lawn, serving on the town’s 400th Anniversary Planning Committee, and prepping for the Fall Festival’s 10k fundraiser, Lilly’s hands are full. She doesn’t have time for prickly newspaper reporter Tyler Crane, who’s been creeping around town, looking for dirt on Goosebush’s most notable families . . . until he’s found dead on the race route moments before the start. An unfortunate accident? Or did Tyler unearth a secret that someone in Goosebush is willing to kill to keep? By planting nasty rumors and cultivating fear, Tyler sowed a fair share of ill will during his brief time in town. Weeding through the suspects will be thorny, but Lilly and her Garden Squad are determined to root out the autumnal assassin before the Fall Festival flops" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Hen
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Robert B. McCaw
Description: "Never has Koa's motivation been greater than when he learns that an elementary school was placed atop a volcanic vent, which has now exploded. The subsequent murders of the school's contractor and architect only add urgency to his search for the truth. As Koa's investigation heats up, his brother collapses in jail from a previously undiagnosed brain tumor. Using his connections, Koa devises a risky plan to win his brother's freedom. As Koa gradually unravels the obscure connections between multiple suspects, he uncovers a 40 year-old conspiracy. When he is about to apprehend the perpetrators, his investigation suddenly becomes entwined with his brother's future, forcing Koa to choose between justice for the victims and his brother's freedom." -- goodreads.com
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Scott Graham
Description: "Hounded by false accusations of murder, archaeologist Chuck Bender and his family risk their lives to track down an unknown killer on the loose in a rugged canyon on the remote western edge of Mesa Verde National Park, where ancient stone villages and secret burial sites, abandoned centuries ago by the Ancestral Puebloan people, harbor artifacts so rare and precious they're worth killing over"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Martin Edwards
Description: 1930. A chilling encounter on London's Necropolis Railway leads to murder and a man escapes the gallows after a witness gives sensational evidence. After this string of strange, fatal events, journalist Jacob Flint discovers that he has been framed for murder. To save himself, he flees to Mortmain Hall, a remote estate on the northern coast. There, an eccentric female criminologist hosts a gathering of eclectic people who have all escaped miscarriages of cruel justice. This strange group puts Jacob a little on edge, but they may be his only hope to clear his name. When a body is found beneath the cliffs near the house, it seems this gathering might be an ingenious plot to get away with murder. Are these eccentrics victims or are they orchestrators of the great deception? Jacob must now set out to uncover the labyrinthine of secrets within Mortmain Hall, alongside Rachel Savernake, woman whose relentless quest for the truth might just bring down the British establishment...
Call Number: FIC Edw
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Audrey Keown
Description: "If you want to spend a night amid the luxury and charm of the early 20th century, book a room at Hotel 1911. You'll find 28-year-old Ivy Nichols behind the reception desk. The hotel is Ivy's only link to the family that abandoned her when she was a small child. Now, plagued by panic attacks, she pedals her sea-green Schwinn bicycle to work every evening, hoping desperately to hold on to her job. When wealthy, imperious Ms. Swain arrives at the hotel and belittles Ivy, the young woman seeks consolation in the welcoming kitchen of George, the hotel's chef. Despite her tormentor's barbs, she dutifully informs George that Ms. Swain has a deadly allergy to shellfish. So when Ms. Swain collapses at dinner and dies, the police suspect that the chef made a tragic, inexcusable error. Desperate to save George's career, Ivy sets out sleuthing. She learns that numerous people in and around the hotel had motives to contaminate Ms. Swain's plate. Among them are Jeffrey Swain, the victim's son and heir; painter Rose Jewett; and British expat Hemal Sandeep. Even after the police find traces of shellfish in George's kitchen, Ivy is determined to clear her friend's name. But the stress of the investigation, in a hotel filled with suspects, threatens to precipitate another terrifying panic attack...or something more deadly" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Keo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Laura Jensen Walker
Description: Declared a chief suspect when her scarf is used to strangle a visiting tourist, talented baker and mystery writer Teddie St. John works to clear her name before finding herself wooed by the victim's suspiciously dry-eyed fiancé.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Vicki Delany
Description: Tea by the Sea is a traditional English tearoom on the picturesque bluffs of Cape Cod. Lily Roberts is the proud proprietor and head pastry chef. Her grandmother, Rose, Rose operates the Victorian B & B next door. Jack Ford, an aggressive real estate developer, is pushing hard to rezone nearby land, with an eye toward building a sprawling golf resort. When Ford is found dead at the foot of Rose's property, she becomes the chief suspect. Lily needs to sift through the suspects and uncover the real killer before Rose is left holding the tea bag. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Del
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Elsa Hart
Description: "London, 1703. In a time when the old approaches to science coexist with the new, one elite community attempts to understand the world by collecting its wonders. Sir Barnaby Mayne, the most formidable of these collectors, has devoted his life to filling his cabinets. While the curious-minded vie for invitations to study the rare stones, bones, books, and artifacts he has amassed, some visitors come with a darker purpose. For Cecily Kay, it is a passion for plants that brings her to the Mayne house. The only puzzle she expects to encounter is how to locate the specimens she needs within Sir Barnaby's crowded cabinets. But when her host is stabbed to death, Cecily finds the confession of the supposed killer unconvincing. She pays attention to details--years of practice have taught her that the smallest particulars can distinguish a harmless herb from a deadly one--and in the case of Sir Barnaby's murder, there are too many inconsistencies for her to ignore. To discover the truth, Cecily must enter the world of the collectors, a realm where intellect is distorted by obsession and greed. As her pursuit of answers brings her closer to a killer, she risks being given a final resting place amid the bones that wait, silent and still, in the cabinets of Barnaby Mayne" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Bradford Morrow
Description: "When a scream shatters the summer night outside their country house in the Hudson Valley, reformed literary forger Will and his wife Meghan find their daughter Maisie shaken and bloodied, holding a parcel her attacker demanded she present to her father. Inside is a literary rarity the likes of which few have ever handled, and a letter laying out impossible demands regarding its future. After twenty years of living life on the straight and narrow, Will finds himself drawn back to forgery, ensnared in a plot to counterfeit the rarest book in American literature: Edgar Allan Poe's first, Tamerlane, of which only a dozen copies are known to have survived. Until now. Facing threats to his life and family, coerced by his former nemesis and fellow forger Henry Slader, Will must rely on the artistic skills of his older daughter Nicole to help create a flawless forgery of this stolen Tamerlane, the Holy Grail of American letters. Part mystery, part case study of the shadowy side of the book trade, and part homage to the writer who invented the detective tale, The Forger's Daughter portrays the world of literary forgery as diabolically clever, genuinely dangerous, and inescapable, it would seem, to those who have ever embraced it."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Lucy Burdette
Description: "During the week between Christmas and New Year's, the population of Key West, Florida, faces a tsunami of tourists and snowbirds. It doesn't help that wealthy key lime pie aficionado David Sloan has persuaded the city to host his pie-baking contest. Every pie purveyor on the island is out to win the coveted Key Lime Key to the City, and Key Zest food critic Hayley Snow is on the scene to report it. When her hubby, police detective Nathan Bransford, announces that his mother is bearing down on the island for a visit, Hayley offers to escort her on the iconic Conch Train Tour of the island's holiday lights. When they find the corpse of Au Citron Vert's controversial new pastry chef - a front runner in Sloan's contest.."--Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Denise Mina
Description: "Dr. Margo Dunlop is at a crossroads. Her adoptive mom just passed away, and Margo misses her so much she can't begin to empty the house--or, it seems, get her brother on the phone. Not to mention she's newly single, secretly pregnant, and worried about her best friend's dangerous relationship. In an effort to cheer herself up she goes in search of her birth mother. Instead she finds Nikki, her mother's sister. Aunt Nikki isn't what Margo expects, and she brings upsetting news: Margo's mother is dead. Worse, she was murdered years ago, and her killer is still at large--and sending Nikki threatening letters. Margo is torn. Should she stay out of this mess, or try to find justice? But then Margo receives a letter, too. Someone out there has been waiting and watching, and in Margo sees the spitting image of her mother" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Min
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Charlie Donlea
Description: Inside the walls of Indiana's elite Westmont Preparatory High School, expectations run high and rules are strictly enforced. But in the woods beyond the manicured campus and playing fields sits an abandoned boarding house that is infamous among Westmont's students as a late-night hangout. Here, only one rule applies: don't let your candle go out--unless you want the Man in the Mirror to find you.... One year ago, two students were killed there in a grisly slaughter. The case has since become the focus of a hit podcast, The Suicide House. Though a teacher was convicted of the murders, mysteries and questions remain. The most urgent among them is why so many students who survived that horrific night have returned to the boarding house--to kill themselves. Rory, an expert in reconstructing cold cases, is working on The Suicide House podcast with Lane, recreating the night of the killings in order to find answers that have eluded the school, the town, and the police. But the more they learn about the troubled students, the chillingly stoic culprit, and a dangerous game gone tragically wrong, the more convinced they become that something sinister is still happening. Inside Westmont Prep, the game hasn't ended. It thrives on secrecy and silence. And for its players, there may be no way to win--or to survive....
Call Number: FIC Don
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Richard Osman
Description: "In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Osm
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Ian Smith
Description: "Former Chicago detective Ashe Cayne is desperate for redemption. After refusing to participate in a police department cover-up involving the death of a young black man, Cayne is pushed out of the force. But he won’t sit quietly on the sidelines: he’s compelled to fight for justice as a private investigator...even if it means putting himself in jeopardy. When a young woman, Tinsley Gerrigan, goes missing, her wealthy parents from the North Shore hire Cayne to find her. As Cayne looks into her life and past, he uncovers secrets Tinsley’s been hiding from her family. Cayne fears he may never find Tinsley alive. His worries spike when Tinsley’s boyfriend is found dead—another black man murdered on the tough Chicago streets. Cayne must navigate his complicated relationships within the Chicago PD, leveraging his contacts and police skills to find the missing young woman, see justice done, and earn his redemption" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
Max Tomlinson
Description: "Back in London's swinging '60s, Steve Cook was teen idol number one. But that changed when a sixteen-year-old fan was found dead in his hotel room bed. Steve's career came to a crashing halt after he was dumped by his record company and arrested. Now, in 1978 San Francisco, Steve works construction, still dreaming of a comeback. Until his eleven-year-old daughter is kidnapped. Steve turns to one person for help: Colleen Hayes. She was quite a fan herself, back in the day. And she knows what it's like to be on the wrong side of the law and live in judgement for the rest of your life. It doesn't take Colleen long to realize something fishy is going on with the kidnapping of Melanie Cook. What transpires is a harrowing journey through a music industry rife with corruption and crime. Colleen's search takes her through San Francisco's underbelly and all the way to '70s London, where she discovers a thread leading back to the death of a forgotten fan in Steve's hotel room."--Publisher description.
Call Number: FIC Tom
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2020
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A Cowboy State Of Mind
Jennie Marts
FIC Mar
Loathe At First Sight : A Novel
Suzanne Park
FIC Par
A Duke, The Lady, And A Baby
Vanessa Riley
FIC Ril
Not Like The Movies
Kerry Winfrey
FIC Win
A Good Duke Is Hard To Find
Christina Britton
FIC Bri
One To Watch : A Novel
Kate Stayman-London
FIC Sta
A Reunion Of Rivals
Reese Ryan
FIC Rya
Paris Is Always A Good Idea
Jenn McKinlay
FIC McK
A Sweet Mess
Jayci Lee
FIC Lee
Puppy Kisses
Lucy Gilmore
FIC Gil
Better Than People
Roan Parrish
FIC Par
Rough Creek
Kaki Warner
FIC War
Boyfriend Material
Alexis J. Hall
FIC Hal
The Care And Feeding Of Waspish Widows
Olivia Waite
FIC Wai
Breathe The Sky
Michelle Hazen
FIC Haz
The Devil Of Downtown
Joanna Shupe
FIC Shu
Hairpin Curves
Elia Winters
FIC Win
The Roommate
Rosie Danan
FIC Dan
Home To Me
Catherine Bybee
FIC Byb
To Catch An Earl
Kate Bateman
FIC Bat
Kiss My Cupcake
Helena Hunting
FIC Hun
You Had Me At Hola : A Novel
Alexis Daria
FIC Dar
Like Lovers Do
Tracey Livesay
FIC Liv
You Lucky Dog
Julia London
FIC Lon

Jennie Marts
Description: "Scarred and battered loner Zane Taylor has a gift with animals, particularly horses, but he's at a total loss when it comes to knowing how to handle women. Even though he's sworn off love, he can't seem to stay away from Bryn Callahan. He's known for being a horse whisperer, but can't seem to find his voice at all where Bryn is concerned.Bryn Callahan has a heart for strays, but she is through trying to save damaged men. She vows to only date nice guys, which is a category that does not include Zane Taylor. Too bad he's the only one who sets her pulse racing every time she's around him.Starting a horse rescue ranch wasn't in Bryn's plan, but try telling that to the assembly of abandoned animals that have found their way to her doorstep. And when a chance encounter with a horse headed for slaughter brings Zane and Bryn together, they find themselves given a chance to save not just the horse, but maybe each other" --Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Vanessa Riley
Description: When headstrong West Indian heiress Patience Jordan questioned her English husband's mysterious suicide, she lost everything: her newborn son, Lionel, her fortune--and her freedom. Falsely imprisoned, she risks her life to be near her child--until a secret society called The Widow's Grace gets her hired as her own son's nanny. But working for his unsuspecting new guardian, Busick Strathmore, Duke of Repington, has perils of its own. Especially when Patience discovers his military strictness belies an ex-rake of unswerving honor--and unexpected passion. A wounded military hero, Busick is determined to resolve his dead cousin's dangerous financial dealings for Lionel's sake. But his investigation is a minor skirmish compared to dealing with the forthright, courageous, and alluring Patience. Somehow, she's breaking his rules, and sweeping past his defenses. Soon, between formidable enemies and obstacles, they form a fragile trust--but will it be enough to save the future they long to dare together? --Adapted from back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ril
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Christina Britton
Description: Perhaps she could have survived the first scandal, or even the second, but when Miss Lenora Hartley finds herself left at the altar, victim to a third broken engagement, it's time to escape the ton's judgmental stares. A visit to the Isle of Synne is just what's needed to calm her nerves and avoid her father's overbearing attempts to find another suitor. But this carefree respite in the seaside resort town is clouded by the meddling of her hostess, the eccentric Lady Tesh. Peter Ashford has traveled from the Americas with a sinister plan. He's heir to the Duke of Dane, a man he despises for refusing to aid his mother on her deathbed. Now that the man is quite ill himself, Peter is eager to take his revenge. But between the manipulations of his great-aunt, Lady Tesh, and the allure of her beautiful houseguest, Peter feels his heart and conscience being pulled. Can years of hatred and his thirst for vengeance be vanquished by a single kiss and the promise of a future with Lenora Hartley?
Call Number: FIC Bri
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Reese Ryan
Description: The deal that could bring Quinn Bazemore's career back from the brink has one catch: she must partner up with her ex-lover Max Abbott. Quinn can't forget the pleasure-filled summer they shared. But now she's butting heads over business strategy with the mouthwatering marketing VP, even as their reawakened desire threatens to expose her deepest secrets...
Call Number: FIC Rya
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Jayci Lee
Description: "Aubrey Choi loves living in her small town nestled in the foothills of California, running her highly successful bakery away from the watch of her strict Korean parents. When a cake mix-up and a harsh review threaten all of her hard work and her livelihood, she never thought the jaded food critic would turn out to be her one-night stand. And she sure as hell never thought she'd see the gorgeous Korean hunk again. But when Landon Kim waltzes into her bakery trying to clean up the mess he had a huge hand in making, Aubrey is torn between throwing and hearing him out. When she hears his plan to help save her business, Aubrey knows that spending three weeks in California wine country working with Landon is a sure recipe for disaster. Her head is telling her to take the chance to save her bakery while her heart-and her hormones-are at war on whether to give him a second chance. And it just so happens that Landon's meddling friends want them to spend those three weeks as close as possible...by sharing a villa. When things start heating up, both in and out of the kitchen, Aubrey will have to make a choice--to stick it out or risk her heart."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lee
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Roan Parrish
Description: "Simon Burke has always preferred animals to people. When the countdown to adopting his own dog is unexpectedly put on hold, Simon turns to the PetShare app to find the fluffy TLC he’s been missing. Meeting a grumpy children’s book illustrator who needs a dog walker isn’t easy for the man whose persistent anxiety has colored his whole life, but Jack Matheson’s menagerie is just what Simon needs. Four dogs, three cats and counting. Jack’s pack of rescue pets is the only company he needs. But when a bad fall leaves him with a broken leg, Jack is forced to admit he needs help. That the help comes in the form of the most beautiful man he’s ever seen is a complicated, glorious surprise. Being with Jack—talking, walking, making out—is a game changer for Simon. And Simon’s company certainly...eases the pain of recovery for Jack. But making a real relationship work once Jack’s cast comes off will mean compromise, understanding and lots of love" --Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Alexis J. Hall
Description: "Luc O'Donnell is tangentially-and reluctantly-famous. His rock star parents split when he was young, and the father he's never met spent the next twenty years cruising in and out of rehab. Now that his dad's making a comeback, Luc's back in the public eye, and one compromising photo is enough to ruin everything. To clean up his image, Luc has to find a nice, normal relationship ... and Oliver Blackwood is as nice and normal as they come. He's a barrister, an ethical vegetarian, and he's never inspired a moment of scandal in his life. In other words: perfect boyfriend material. Unfortunately, apart from being gay, single, and really, really in need of a date for a big event, Luc and Oliver have nothing in common. So they strike a deal to be publicity-friendly (fake) boyfriends until the dust has settled. Then they can go their separate ways and pretend it never happened. But the thing about fake-dating is that it can feel a lot like real-dating" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Michelle Hazen
Description: "Mari Tucker is a wildlife biologist who scoops bunnies and endangered tortoises out of harm's way on construction sites. Still haunted by her past, she takes the most remote jobs in the Mojave Desert to avoid people and hide from her ex. It's a simple, quiet life filled with sweet animals and solar-powered baking until she ends up assigned to Jack Wyatt's crew. Construction foreman Jack Wyatt's loud, foul-mouthed temper keeps even the most rugged of men on his crew in line. No mistake is overlooked, because out in the desert it could mean life or death. In his opinion, the job site is no place for sensitive biologists, especially one as shy as Mari. But instead of wilting from the heat and hard work, Mari wins over Jack and his crew one homemade brownie at a time. Jack and Mari find a comfortable rhythm, building a friendship that's rare for both of them. After Jack's rocky childhood, they have more in common than they'd imagined. But even the Mojave sun can't chase away the shadows when the past is determined to track them down" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Haz
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Elia Winters
Description: "Megan Harris had hopes of seeing the world, but at twenty-five she's never even left Florida. Now a wedding invitation lures her to Quebec in February. When her ex-friend Scarlett offers to be her plus-one (yeah, thats a whole story) and suggests they turn the journey into an epic road trip, Megan reluctantly agrees to the biggest adventure of her life. A week together in a car is a surefire way to kill a crush, and Scarlett Andrews has had a big one on Megan for years. The important thing is fixing their friendship. As the miles roll away, what starts as harmless road-trip games and rest-stop dares escalates into something like intimacy. And when a surprise snowstorm forces Megan and Scarlett to hunker down without the open road as distraction, theyve got a bigger challenge than making it to the church on time: facing the true nature of their feelings for each other"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Win
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Catherine Bybee
Description: After Erin Fleming escapes from her controlling and abusive ex, she finds refuge in the heart of Santa Clarita, California. Eager to start over, she has a new name, a new look, and a new career. Settled into a private guesthouse, Erin can breathe free. Far from the shadows she's outrun, Erin is finally learning to live for herself. Her new unexpected friendship with her landlord starts to crack open the armor Erin's enclosed herself in. But it's Matt who speeds up the pace of Erin's heart and makes her wish for things she believes she can never have. Matt Hudson, a firefighter in one of California's wildfire epicenters, has a passion for danger. He lives for the adrenaline rush his profession awards him. But his protective instincts take over once Matt meets Erin. So does an attraction he can't deny. Above all else, he's determined to prove to Erin that she can trust him. As the sparks between them ignite, so does a real-world danger. Erin's past is not letting go. It's just in hiding. Before Erin's ex finds her, she and Matt have to find him. And finally put an end to everything that's becoming a threat to their love, and to Erin's life.
Call Number: FIC Byb
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Helena Hunting
Description: "Blaire Calloway has planned every Instagram-worthy moment of her cupcake and cocktails shop launch down to the tiniest detail. What she didn't plan on? Ronan Knight and his old-school sports bar next door opening on the very same day. He may be super swoony, but Blaire hasn't spent years obsessing over buttercream and bourbon to have him ruin her chance at success."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Tracey Livesay
Description: "Driven and focused, Dr. Nicole Allen is an accomplished surgeon. With a tough past, Nic's gone above and beyond everyone's expectations. But when she disciplines an intern--a powerful donor's son--a prestigious fellowship she's awaiting is placed in jeopardy. Coming from a successful family who runs a medical business empire, Benjamin Reed Van Mont is the black sheep, having chosen to start his own business instead. Though he's not ready to settle down, he knows when the time comes it definitely won't be with a workaholic doctor like his friend Nic--even if she's had him re-examining his edict... more than once. When Ben's status-climbing ex-girlfriend finds her way back into his orbit, Nic proposes a swap of services. She'll spend the week with Ben on Martha's Vineyard, pretending to be his girlfriend--but only if he'll have his family intervene on her behalf so she won't lose her fellowship. How hard can the charade be? But as they're about to discover, they've sorely underestimated their true feelings for each other..."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Liv
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Suzanne Park
Description: "Melody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer, but her new position comes with challenges: an insufferable CEO; sexist male coworkers; and an infuriating - yet distractingly handsome - intern, Nolan MacKenzie, aka "the guy who got hired because his uncle is the boss." Just when Melody thinks she's made the worst career move of her life, her luck changes. While joking with a friend, she creates a mobile game that has male strippers fighting for survival in a post-apocalyptic world. Suddenly Melody's "joke" is her studio's most high-profile project - and Melody's running the show. When Nolan is assigned to Melody's team, she's sure he'll be useless. But as they grow closer, she realizes he's smart and sexy, which makes Melody want to forget he's her intern. As their attraction deepens, she knows it's time to pump the brakes, even with her Korean parents breathing down her neck to hurry up and find a man. With her project about to launch, Melody suddenly faces a slew of complications, including a devastating trolling scandal. Could the man she's falling hard for help her play the game to win - in work and in love?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Kerry Winfrey
Description: "Chloe Sanderson is an optimist, and not because her life is easy. As the sole caregiver for her father, who has early onset Alzheimer's, she's pretty much responsible for everything. She has no time--or interest--in getting swept up in some dazzling romance. Not like her best friend Annie, who literally wrote a rom-com that's about to premiere in theaters across America ... and happens to be inspired by Chloe and Nick Velez, Chloe's cute but no-nonsense boss. As the buzz for the movie grows, Chloe reads one too many listicles about why Nick is the perfect man, and now she can't see him as anything but Reason #4: The Scruffy-Bearded Hunk Who's Always There When You Need Him. But unlike the romance Annie has written for them, Chloe isn't so sure her own story will end in a Happily Ever After" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Win
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Kate Stayman-London
Description: "Bea Schumacher is a leading fashion blogger, known for her warm, honest body-positive message. But after an unexpected heartbreak, Bea's confidence is shaken and she feels hopelessly alone. In the midst of her sadness (and some drunken internet rantings), she receives a surprising proposition: Would Bea like to be the first plus-size woman to star in the next season of reality dating competition sensation Main Squeeze? Against her better judgment, she accepts. The producers promise it will be the most diverse cast yet and a great opportunity to expand her brand. And while she knows she'll never find love, she might find distraction from her broken heart and inspire other plus-sized women to believe that they have a right to the spotlight too. But as the cameras roll, she is forced to face down judgement, ridicule, and expectations amidst over-the-top dates and international travel with a line-up of men who feel like fantasies (a sexy French chef, a sardonic professor, a playful younger man) as she ultimately discovers the truth behind the fairytale, and the reality of falling in love" --Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sta
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Jenn McKinlay
Description: "It's been seven years since Chelsea Martin embarked on her yearlong post-college European adventure. Since then, she's lost her mother to cancer and watched her sister marry twice, while Chelsea's thrown herself into work, becoming one of the most talented fundraisers for the American Cancer Coalition, and with the exception of one annoyingly competent coworker, Jason Knightley, her status as most talented fundraiser is unquestioned. When her introverted mathematician father announces he's getting remarried, Chelsea is forced to acknowledge that her life stopped after her mother died and that the last time she can remember being happy, in love, or enjoying her life was on her year abroad. Inspired to retrace her steps--to find Colin in Ireland, Jean Claude in France, and Marcelino in Italy--Chelsea hopes that one of these three men who stole her heart so many years ago, can help her find it again. From the start of her journey nothing goes as planned, but as Chelsea reconnects with her old self, she also finds love in the very last place she expected" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC McK
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Lucy Gilmore
Description: Dawn Vasquez never takes life too seriously. But when she rescues a golden retriever named Gigi, Dawn begins to imagine what it'd be like to settle down and let someone rely on her for a change. Unfortunately, Adam Dearborn--a handsome, hopelessly buttoned-up cattle rancher in need of a guide dog--has also fallen in love with the little ball of fluff and stubbornly insists that no other animal will do. Adam isn't sure what drives him to fight to keep Gigi for himself, but he suspects it has something to do with his growing--and unfortunate--attachment to Dawn. Her whirlwind spirit and sunny disposition might make her a delight to be around, but they also make her unsuited for the difficult life of a rancher. He should be able to put her out of his head. But what's a love-struck cowboy to do when what he wants and what he needs have never seemed so far apart?
Call Number: FIC Gil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Kaki Warner
Description: "After serving eighteen months in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Dalton Cardwell is looking for a fresh start. What better place than Whitcomb Four Star Ranch? He doesn't regret the decisions of his past, he'd choose the same roads again. But now all Dalton wants is to keep his head down and focus on the horses and on Raney Whitcomb. Raney is outraged when she learns her mother hired an ex-con. Raney has worked hard for the ranch, sacrificing her personal life for the dream of building on her family's legacy. But as Dalton breaks down every misconception and even wins the good opinion of her sisters, Raney is forced to rethink her stance and finally free herself to explore the heart-pounding tension that simmers between them"--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC War
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Olivia Waite
Description: "When Agatha Griffin finds a colony of bees in her warehouse, it’s the not-so-perfect ending to a not-so-perfect week. Busy trying to keep her printing business afloat amidst rising taxes and the suppression of radical printers like her son, the last thing the widow wants is to be the victim of a thousand bees. But when a beautiful beekeeper arrives to take care of the pests, Agatha may be in danger of being stung by something far more dangerous. Penelope Flood exists between two worlds in her small seaside town, the society of rich landowners and the tradesfolk. Soon, tensions boil over when the formerly exiled Queen arrives on England’s shores—and when Penelope’s long-absent husband returns to Melliton, she once again finds herself torn, between her burgeoning love for Agatha and her loyalty to the man who once gave her refuge. As Penelope finally discovers her true place, Agatha must learn to accept the changing world in front of her. But will these longing hearts settle for a safe but stale existence or will they learn to fight for the future they most desire?" --Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Wai
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Joanna Shupe
Description: "Orphaned and abandoned on the Bowery's mean streets, Jack Mulligan survived on strength, cunning, and ambition. Now he rules his territory better than any politician or copper ever could. He didn't get here by being soft. But in uptown do-gooder Justine Greene--the very definition of an iron fist in a velvet glove--Jack may have met his match. Justine is devoted to tracking down deadbeat husbands and fighting for fair working conditions. When her mission brings her face-to-face with Jack, she's shocked to find the man behind the criminal empire is considerably more charming and honorable than many gentlemen she knows. Forming an unlikely alliance, they discover an unexpected desire. And when Justine's past catches up with them, Jack may be her only hope of survival" -- Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Shu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Rosie Danan
Description: "House Rules: Do your own dishes. Knock before entering the bathroom. Never look up your roommate online. The Wheatons are infamous among the East Coast elite for their lack of impulse control, except for their daughter Clara. She's the consummate socialite: over-achieving, well-mannered, predictable. But every Wheaton has their weakness. When Clara's childhood crush invites her to move cross-country, the offer is too much to resist. Unfortunately, it's also too good to be true. After a bait-and-switch, Clara finds herself sharing a lease with a charming stranger. Josh might be a bit too perceptive--not to mention handsome--for comfort, but there's a good chance he and Clara could have survived sharing a summer sublet if she hadn't looked him up on the Internet... Once she learns how Josh has made a name for himself, Clara realizes living with him might make her the Wheaton's most scandalous story yet. His professional prowess inspires her to take tackling the stigma against female desire into her own hands. They may not agree on much, but Josh and Clara both believe women deserve better sex. What they decide to do about it will change both of their lives, and if they're lucky, they'll help everyone else get lucky too"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Dan
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Kate Bateman
Description: "Alex Harland, Earl of Melton and dedicated rake, never pictured himself as an agent of inquiry. But the thrill of investigation is a challenge he now embraces. When he's asked to pursue the Nightjar, a notorious thief who is reclaiming France's crown jewels, the case throws him into the path of the beautiful and equally elusive Emmy Danvers, reminding him of the only puzzle he's never solved: the identity of the mysterious woman who once stole a kiss from him--and left him wanting so much more... The daughter of a thief, Emmy learned long ago how to keep her secrets safeguarded--and, as the notorious Nightjar, her love for Alex Harland is one of them. With the determined earl hot on her trail--and making her hot under the collar--Emmy has no choice but to keep her distance. But when a moment's danger threatens Emmy's life as well as her name, will Alex finally discover that he's followed every clue...to true love?" --Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bat
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Alexis Daria
Description: "After a messy public breakup leaves her face splashed across the tabloids, soap opera darling Jasmine Lin Rodriguez returns to New York City to film the starring role in a bilingual romantic comedy for the number one streaming service in the country. A casting shake-up pairs her with telenovela hunk Ashton Suárez, who is worried about his career after his last telenovela character was killed off. A disastrous first impression smothers the embers of whatever sexual heat they might have had, so Jasmine and Ashton agree to rehearse in private. Rehearsal leads to kissing, kissing leads to a behind-the-scenes romance worthy of a soap opera. Will the media spotlight on Jasmine destroy her new image and expose Ashton's most closely guarded secret?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Dar
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
Julia London
Description: "Carly Kennedy is drowning in work, her divorced parents are going through their midlife crises, and somehow Carly's sister convinces her to foster Baxter--a basset hound rescue with a bad case of the blues. When Carly comes home from work to discover that the dog walker has accidentally switched out Baxter for another basset hound, she reaches the end of her leash. When Max Sheffington finds a depressed male dog in place of his cheerful Hazel, he is bewildered. But when cute, fiery Carly arrives on his doorstep, he is intrigued. Carly was not expecting a handsome, bespectacled man to be feeding her dog mac and cheese. However, Baxter is besotted with Hazel, and Carly realizes she may have found the key to her pup's happiness. For his sake, she starts to spend more time with Hazel and Max, until she begins to understand the appeal of falling for your polar opposite" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 9, 2020
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David Levithan
Description: 9 Love Songs was born from Levithan's tradition of writing a story for his friends each Valentine's Day, and this collection brings all of them to his readers for the first time. With fiction, nonfiction and a story in verse, there's something for every reader. Witty, romantic and honest, this very special collection will appeal to both teenagers and adults, not only on Valentine's Day, but all year round.
Call Number: YA FIC Lev
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Karen Rivers
Description: Twelve-year-old Natalia Rose Baleine Gallagher dreams of seeing whales on the beach near her new home, and is consumed with the prospect that her mother who abandoned her as a child loves and misses her, and wants Nat to find her.
Call Number: J FIC Riv
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Mady (Mady M. Giuliani) G, J. R. Zuckerberg
Description: "Covering essential topics like sexuality, gender identity, coming out, and navigating relationships, this guide explains the spectrum of human experience through informative comics, interviews, worksheets, and imaginative examples. A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!"--Back cover.
Call Number: YA 306.76 G
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Pat Patterson, Bertrand Hébert
Description: "When Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love...with a man. Moving from Montreal to the United States in the 1960s, barely knowing a word of English, he was determined to succeed in the squared circle. Back when homophobia was widespread, Pat lived in the super-macho world of pro wrestling"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: 796.8123 Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 18, 2019
Ilana Masad
Description: "Intimacy has always eluded twenty-seven-year-old Maggie Krause—despite being brought up by married parents, models of domestic bliss—until, that is, Lucia came into her life. But when Maggie’s mom, Iris, dies in a car crash, Maggie returns home only to discover a withdrawn dad, an angry brother, and, along with Iris's will, five sealed envelopes, each addressed to a mysterious man she’s never heard of. In an effort to run from her own grief and discover the truth about Iris—who made no secret of her discomfort with her daughter's sexuality—Maggie embarks on a road trip, determined to hand-deliver the letters and find out what these men meant to her mother. Maggie quickly discovers Iris’s second, hidden life, which shatters everything Maggie thought she knew about her parents’ perfect relationship. What is she supposed to tell her father and brother? And how can she deal with her own relationship when her whole world is in freefall?" -- Amazon.com."For fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye Vitamin, a warm and witty debut novel about love, loss, and a transformative roadtrip"-- Provided by publisher.
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Mohamed Abdulkarim Ali
Description: "Writing from a homeless shelter in downtown Toronto, Mohamed "Mo" Ali chronicles how he ended up there in this powerful and often irreverent memoir of exile, addiction, and racism. Kidnapped by his father on the eve of Somalia's societal implosion, Ali was taken first to the Netherlands by his stepmother, and then on to Canada. With its promise of freedom, opportunity, and multiculturalism, his new home seemed to offer a new lease on life. But unable to fit in, he turned to partying and drugs. Interwoven with world history and sociopolitical commentary on Somalia, Canada, and Europe, the story of this gay Muslim immigrant is told with tenderness in a refreshing and welcome new voice. Mohamed Abdulkarim Ali lives in Toronto. This is his first book."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.766 Ali
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
1966- author P. Carl
Description: A memoir of one man's gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.768 P. C
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Katie (Editor) West, Jasmine Elliott, Kristen J. Sollée
Description: "Edgy and often deeply personal, the twenty-one essays collected here come from a wide variety of writers. Some identify as witches, others identify as writers, musicians, game developers, or artists. What they have in common is that they've created personal rituals to summon their own power in a world that would prefer them powerless. Here, they share the rituals they use to resist self-doubt, grief, and depression in the face of sexism, slut shaming, racism, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression"-- Publisher's description.
Call Number: 299.94 Bec
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Adrian (EDT)/ Levine Shanker
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Garth Greenwell
Description: "A queer American teacher describes a series of intimate encounters with lovers, friends, and students in and around Sofia, Bulgaria"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Rebecca Kaplan, Avery Kaplan
Description: Provides advice for LGBTQ people of color on unique challenges they may face when coming out to their families and responding to homophobia in their respective communities The overarching message of the book is that there is a place for everyone to be queer and be themselves--whether they are Asian, black, Hispanic, white, disabled, or any other identity.
Call Number: YA 306.76 Kap
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Maia Kobabe, Phoebe Kobabe
Description: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Maia's cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of adolescent crushes, grappling with how to come out to family and society, bonding with friends over erotic gay fanfiction, and facing the trauma and fundamental violation of pap smears. Started as a way to explain to eir family what it means to be nonbinary and asexual, Gender Queer is more than a personal story: it is a useful and touching guide on gender identity--what it means and how to think about it.--From statement at Amazon.
Call Number: 306.76 Kob
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Sara Farizan
Description: When a cyberbully sends the entire high school a picture of basketball hero Bijan Majidi, photo-shopped to look like a terrorist, the school administration promises to find and punish the culprit, but Bijan just wants to pretend the incident never happened and move on.
Call Number: YA FIC Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Kelly Jensen
Description: "A scrapbook-style teen guide to understanding what it really means to be a feminist packed with contributions from a diverse range of voices, including celebrities and public figures, and featuring more than forty-four pieces, including an eight-page insert of full-color illustrations"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA 305.42 Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Nicole Melleby
Description: Eleven-year-old Fig enrolls in an art class to better understand her father, a composer and pianist whose mental illness she tries to conceal from classmates, neighbors, and social services.
Call Number: YA FIC Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Sara Farizan
Description: In Iran, where homosexuality is punishable by death, seventeen-year-olds Sahar and Nasrin love each other in secret until Nasrin's parents announce their daughter's arranged marriage and Sahar proposes a drastic solution.
Call Number: YA FIC Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni
Description: Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between. This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. With child-friendly language and vibrant art, It Feels Good to Be Yourself provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.
Call Number: E Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Duchess Harris, Martha Lundin, Heath Fogg Davis
Description: "LGBTQ Rights and the Law explores the history of legislation affecting the LGBTQ community, including the proposed ban on transgender soldiers. It also explores the lives of the people who have challenged anti-LGBTQ legislation and made a difference for LGBTQ people in America."--Publisher's website.
Call Number: YA 306.76 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Duchess Harris, Martha Lundin
Description: This book looks at social change movements in the country's LGBTQ history, including the Stonewall riots that started the modern gay rights movement and die-ins that pressured the US government to take note of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
Call Number: YA 323.3264 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Daniel Haack, Isabel Galupo, Becca Human
Description: When a maiden reluctantly attends a ball for her friend, the prince, everyone considers her his perfect match until she surprises them--and herself--by finding true love with someone else.
Call Number: E Haa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Jenn Shapland
Description: "While working as an intern in the archives at the Harry Ransom Center, Jenn Shapland encounters the love letters of Carson McCullers and a woman named Annemarie-- letters that are tender, intimate, and unabashed in their feelings. Shapland recognizes herself in the letters' language-- but does not see McCullers as history has portrayed her. And so, Shapland is compelled to undertake a recovery of the full narrative and language of McCullers's life: she wades through the therapy transcripts; she stays at McCullers's childhood home, where she lounges in her bathtub and eats delivery pizza; she relives McCullers's days at her beloved Yaddo. As Shapland reckons with the expanding and collapsing distance between her and McCullers, she sees the way McCullers's story has become a way to articulate something about herself. The results reveal something entirely new not only about this one remarkable, walleyed life, but about the way we tell queer love stories. In genre-defying vignettes, Jenn Shapland interweaves her own story with Carson McCullers's to create a vital new portrait of one of America's most beloved writers, and shows us how the writers we love and the stories we tell about ourselves make us who we are"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.7663 Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Bao Phi, Basia Tran
Description: Upset after being bullied, Thuy, a Vietnamese American, pretends she is different creatures, including an especially strong, wonderful being made up of her two mothers and herself. Includes note about the phoenix and the Sarabha.
Call Number: E Phi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Robin Stevenson
Description: "In this photographic concept book, babies and toddlers are introduced to the PRIDE flag and the meaning behind each color."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: BB Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Andrea Jenkins, John Medeiros, Lisa Marie Brimmer
Description: Since its beginnings in 1993, the Queer Voices reading series has featured both emerging and established Minnesota-based writers of the LGBTQIA+ community. In this volume, series curators John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins and facilitator Lisa Marie Brimmer present the finest poetry, fiction, and nonfiction pieces by the presenters. Their work, generated and performed in a powerful space of understanding, explores the material of life without internal or external censorship. Living, loving, working, learning, playing, reflecting, knowing, inventing, and being--these queer voices affirm the importance of civil literacy and the power of vulnerability. -- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811.08 Que
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Michael Genhart, Anne Passchier
Description: "Children from different kinds of families demonstrate the original meanings of the colors in the rainbow flag, and then come together at a Pride parade." -- (Source of summary not specified)
Call Number: E Gen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Brandon (Brandon L. G.) Taylor
Description: "Almost everything about Wallace, an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama, is at odds with the lakeside Midwestern university town where he is working toward a biochem degree. An introverted young man from Alabama, black and queer, he has left behind his family without escaping the long shadows of his childhood. For reasons of self-preservation, Wallace has enforced a wary distance even within his own circle of friends—some dating each other, some dating women, some feigning straightness. But over the course of a late-summer weekend, a series of confrontations with colleagues, and an unexpected encounter with an ostensibly straight, white classmate, conspire to fracture his defenses while exposing long-hidden currents of hostility and desire within their community."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tay
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Samantha Allen
Description: Allen takes us on a cross-country road-trip from Provo, Utah to the Rio Grande Valley to the Bible Belt to the Deep South. Making pit stops at drag shows, political rallies, and hubs of queer life across the heartland, she introduces us to scores of LGBT people working for change, from the first openly transgender mayor in Texas history to the manager of the only queer night club in Bloomington, Indiana, and more. Capturing cultural shifts underway in unexpected places and revealing a national network of chosen family fighting for a better world, this is a trove of uplifting stories and a much-needed source of hope and inspiration in these divided times.
Call Number: 306.766 All
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Pete Buttigieg
Description: A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become a blueprint for the future of American renewal. Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown because the industrial Midwest beckoned as a challenge to the Harvard graduate. Whether meeting with city residents on middle-school basketball courts, reclaiming abandoned houses, confronting gun violence, or attracting high-tech industry, Buttigieg has transformed South Bend into a An interweaving of two once-unthinkable success stories: that of an Afghanistan veteran who came out and found love and acceptance, all while in office, and that of a Rust Belt city so thoroughly transformed that it shatters the way we view America's so-called flyover country.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 977.289 But
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Jacob Tobia
Description: "A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 305.3 Tob
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Rob Sanders, Jamey Christoph
Description: Describes the Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1969, which sparked the gay liberation movement in the United States, and details the history of LGBTQ rights since the riots.
Call Number: J 323.3 San
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Sara Farizan
Description: High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, and if word got out that she liked girls life would be twice as hard, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual, so she struggles to sort out her growing feelings by confiding in her old friends.
Call Number: YA FIC Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Sarah Gailey, Romy Nordlinger
Description: Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her, a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda. The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing.
Call Number: FIC Gai
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Samra Habib
Description: "A queer Muslim searches for the language to express her truest self, making peace with her sexuality, her family, and Islam. Growing up in Pakistan, Samra Habib lacks a blueprint for the life she wants. She has a mother who gave up everything to be a pious, dutiful wife and an overprotective father who seems to conspire against a life of any adventure. Plus, she has to hide the fact that she's Ahmadi to avoid persecution from religious extremists. As the threats against her family increase, they seek refuge in Canada, where new financial and cultural obstacles await them. When Samra discovers that her mother has arranged her marriage, she must again hide a part of herself--the fun-loving, feminist teenager that has begun to bloom--until she simply can't any longer. So begins a journey of self-discovery that takes her to Tokyo, where she comes to terms with her sexuality, and to a queer-friendly mosque in Toronto, where she returns to her faith in the same neighbourhood where she attended her first drag show. Along the way, she learns that the facets of her identity aren't as incompatible as she was led to believe, and that her people had always been there--the world just wasn't ready for them yet."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.766 Hab
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
Hugh Ryan
Description: The story of Brooklyn's vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present day. When Brooklyn Was Queer is an exploration of the LGBT history of Brooklyn, from the early days of Walt Whitman in the 1850s up through the women who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during World War II, and beyond. Not only has Brooklyn always lived in the shadow of queer Manhattan neighborhoods like Greenwich Village and Harlem, but there has also been a systematic errasure of its queer history--a great forgetting. Ryan unearths that history and shows how the formation of Brooklyn is linked to the stories of the people who created the Brooklyn we know today.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.76 Rya
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 3, 2020
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19 Love Songs
David Levithan
YA FIC Lev
Lgbtq Rights And The Law
Duchess Harris, Martha Lundin, Heath Fogg Davis
YA 306.76 Har
A Possibility Of Whales
Karen Rivers
J FIC Riv
Lgbtq Social Movements In America
Duchess Harris, Martha Lundin
YA 323.3264 Har
A Quick & Easy Guide To Queer & Trans Identities
Mady (Mady M. Giuliani) G, J. R. Zuckerberg
YA 306.76 G
Maiden & Princess
Daniel Haack, Isabel Galupo, Becca Human
E Haa
Accepted: How The First Gay Superstar Changed WWE
Pat Patterson, Bertrand Hébert
796.8123 Pat
My Autobiography Of Carson Mccullers
Jenn Shapland
306.7663 Sha
All My Mother's Lovers : A Novel
Ilana Masad
My Footprints
Bao Phi, Basia Tran
E Phi
Angry Queer Somali Boy : A Complicated Memoir
Mohamed Abdulkarim Ali
306.766 Ali
Pride Colors
Robin Stevenson
BB Ste
Becoming A Man
1966- author P. Carl
306.768 P. C
Queer Voices : Poetry, Prose, And Pride
Andrea Jenkins, John Medeiros, Lisa Marie Brimmer
811.08 Que
Becoming Dangerous : Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, And Magical Rebels
Katie (Editor) West, Jasmine Elliott, Kristen J. Sollée
299.94 Bec
Rainbow : A First Book Of Pride
Michael Genhart, Anne Passchier
E Gen
Bodies And Barriers : Queer Activists On Health
Adrian (EDT)/ Levine Shanker
Real Life
Brandon (Brandon L. G.) Taylor
FIC Tay
Cleanness
Garth Greenwell
FIC Gre
Real Queer America : Lgbt Stories From Red States
Samantha Allen
306.766 All
Double Challenge : Being Lgbtq And A Minority
Rebecca Kaplan, Avery Kaplan
YA 306.76 Kap
Shortest Way Home : One Mayor's Challenge And A Model For America's Future
Pete Buttigieg
977.289 But
Gender Queer : A Memoir
Maia Kobabe, Phoebe Kobabe
306.76 Kob
Sissy : A Coming-of-gender Story
Jacob Tobia
305.3 Tob
Here To Stay
Sara Farizan
YA FIC Far
Stonewall : A Building, An Uprising, A Revolution
Rob Sanders, Jamey Christoph
J 323.3 San
Here We Are : Feminism For The Real World
Kelly Jensen
YA 305.42 Her
Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel
Sara Farizan
YA FIC Far
Hurricane Season
Nicole Melleby
YA FIC Mel
Upright Women Wanted [Audiobook]
Sarah Gailey, Romy Nordlinger
FIC Gai
If You Could Be Mine : A Novel
Sara Farizan
YA FIC Far
We Have Always Been Here : A Queer Muslim Memoir
Samra Habib
306.766 Hab
It Feels Good To Be Yourself : A Book About Gender Identity
Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni
E Tho
When Brooklyn Was Queer
Hugh Ryan
306.76 Rya

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The beginning of Daylight Saving Time makes us feel like we're time traveling... Experience some time travelers with these books and movies as you spring ahead and set your clocks forward before bed on Saturday, March 11

1637: The Polish Maelstrom
Eric Flint
FIC Fli
The Chaos Function
Jack Skillingstead
FIC Ski
Afterimage
Naomi Hughes
YA FIC Hug
The Master Of Dreams
Michael D. Resnick
FIC ordered 032819
An Ocean Of Minutes
Thea Lim
FIC Lim
The Mona Lisa Key
Liesl Shurtliff
J FIC Shu
As You Wish
Jude Deveraux
FIC Dev
The Omniverse: Transdimensional Intelligence, Time Travel, The Afterlife, And The Secret Colony On Mars
Alfred L. Webre
130 Web
Back Over There: One American Time-Traveler, 100 Years Since The Great War, 500 Miles Of Battle-scarred French Countryside, And Too Many Trenches, Shells, Legends And
Richard Rubin
940.4144 Rub
The Portal
Kathryn Lasky
J FIC Las
Carnival At Candlelight
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
J FIC Osb
The Psychology Of Time Travel: A Novel
Kate Mascarenhas
FIC Mas
How To Invent Everything: A Survival Guide For The Stranded Time Traveler
Ryan North
609 Nor
The Science Of Science Fiction
Matthew Brenden Wood, Tom Casteel
YA 500 Woo
Is Time Travel Possible?
Nick Hunter
YA 530.11 Hun
The Test Of Time: The Sixth Journey Through Time
Geronimo Stilton
J FIC Sti
Knights Vs. Dinosaurs
Matt Phelan
J FIC Phe
The Time Traveler's Guide To Restoration Britain: A Handbook For Visitors To The Seventeenth Century: 1660-1700
Ian Mortimer
941.06 Mor
Lanny: A Novel
Max Porter
FIC ordered 041119
Time Sight
Lynne Jonell
J FIC ordered 040419
Opposite Of Always
Justin A Reynolds
YA FIC Rey
Time Travel: A History
James Gleick
530.11 Gle
Permafrost
Alastair Reynolds
FIC Rey
What The Wind Knows
Amy Harmon
FIC Har
Stolen Time
Danielle (Author) Rollins
YA FIC Rol

Eric Flint
Description: "The Ottoman Empire has captured Vienna and is now laying siege to the Austrian government in exile. Both the United States of Europe and the Kingdom of Bohemia have come to Austria's assistance but everyone knows it is going to be a long, brutal struggle. General Mike Stearns proposes opening up a second front in the Levant which the USE's emperor Gustavus Adolphus approves. Meanwhile, Poland is coming to a boil. Gretchen Richter, newly elected chancellor of Saxony has seized control of Lower Silesia and plans to form an alliance with the Polish revolutionaries. And the Bohemians send an army led by Morris Roth to aid them as well. Additionally, Mike Stearns send an army division under the command of Jeff Higgins to reinforce his wife Gretchen in Silesia. The maelstrom grows. Will it drag all the displaced Americans and their allies down with it?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fli
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Naomi Hughes
Description: "A horrific explosion levels part of the city and Camryn Kingfisher is the sole survivor. Amidst controversy, conspiracy theories, and threats from government officials, Camryn longs for the truth. But the only person who she can turn to is a transparent boy in a lab coat named Quint. Unsure whether he's a hallucination or a ghost, Camryn has no choice but to trust him as they become embroiled in a plot that is bigger than either of them realize. In a race where the fabric of time and space is at stake, they must figure out who caused the explosion before the culprit comes back to finish Camryn--and her city--off for good."--Jacket flap.
Call Number: YA FIC Hug
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Thea Lim
Description: "America is in the grip of a deadly flu pandemic. When Frank catches the virus, his girlfriend Polly will do whatever it takes to save him, even if it means risking everything. She agrees to a radical plan--time travel has been invented in the future to thwart the virus. If she signs up for a one-way-trip into the future to work as a bonded laborer, the company will pay for the life-saving treatment Frank needs. Polly promises to meet Frank again in Galveston, Texas, where she will arrive in twelve years. But when Polly is re-routed an extra five years into the future, Frank is nowhere to be found. Alone in a changed and divided America, with no status and no money, Polly must navigate a new life and find a way to locate Frank, to discover if he is alive, and if their love has endured."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lim
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Jude Deveraux
Description: Sixty-year-old Olivia's first marriage was long and unhappy, but now she is a newlywed, thrilled to finally be starting her life with the man she's always truly loved - even if they are getting a late start. Kathy is in her forties and married to a handsome, successful businessman. Theirs would be a fairy-tale romance if it weren't for one problem: He's passionately in love with someone else! Twenty-something Elise is also in a troubled marriage, stuck with the man her wealthy parents chose for her. Now that he has a pregnant mistress, he seems willing to go to drastic lengths to take Elise out of the picture. Though each of them wound up at the Summerhouse for separate reason, it's not long before they begin to open up about their regrets, their wishes and their dreams. And when they're presented with the opportunity of a lifetime - a chance to right the wrongs of their past - all three discover what can happen when dreams really do come true.
Call Number: FIC Dev
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
Description: While on a mission to prove to Merlin that they can use magic wisely, Jack and Annie travel to seventeenth-century Venice, Italy, to save the city from disaster.
Call Number: J FIC Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Ryan North
Description: What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history. Time-travel enthusiast Ryan North shows you how to invent all the modern conveniences we take for granted--from first principles. This illustrated manual contains all the science, engineering, art, philosophy, facts, and figures required for even the most clueless time traveler to build a civilization from the ground up. How to Invent Everything will make you smarter, more competent, and completely prepared to become the most important and influential person ever. You're about to make history. . . better.
Call Number: 609 Nor
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Nick Hunter
Description: Provides facts about the science of time travel, discussing its possibilities, paradoxes, and wormholes.
Call Number: YA 530.11 Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Matt Phelan
Description: With the realm at peace and few dragons about, the Knights of the Round Table are bored, so Merlin sends them to face the most terrible lizards of all--dinosaurs.
Call Number: J FIC Phe
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Max Porter
Description: "Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who lived in it hundreds of years ago. It belongs to England's mysterious past and its confounding present. It belongs to Mad Pete, the grizzled artist. To ancient Peggy, gossiping at her gate. To families dead for generations, and to those who have only recently moved here. But it also belongs to Dead Papa Toothwort who has woken from his slumber in the woods. Dead Papa Toothwort, who is listening to them all. Chimerical, audacious, strange and wonderful - a song to difference and imagination, to friendship, youth and love, Lanny is the globally anticipated new novel from Max Porter."--Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC ordered 041119
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Justin A Reynolds
Description: When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows he's falling--hard. Soon she's meeting his best friends, Jillian and Franny, and Kate wins them over as easily as she did Jack. But then Kate dies. And their story should end there. Yet Kate's death sends Jack back to the beginning, the moment they first meet, and Kate's there again. Healthy, happy, and charming as ever. Jack isn't sure if he's losing his mind. Still, if he has a chance to prevent Kate's death, he'll take it. Even if that means believing in time travel. However, Jack will learn that his actions are not without consequences. And when one choice turns deadly for someone else close to him, he has to figure out what he's willing to do to save the people he loves.
Call Number: YA FIC Rey
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Alastair Reynolds
Description: "2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers and physicians gather to gamble humanity's future on one last-ditch experiment. Their goal: to make a tiny alteration to the past, averting a global catastrophe while at the same time leaving recorded history intact. To make the experiment work, they just need one last recruit: an ageing schoolteacher whose late mother was the foremost expert on the mathematics of paradox. 2028: a young woman goes into surgery for routine brain surgery. In the days following her operation, she begins to hear another voice in her head... an unwanted presence which seems to have a will, and a purpose, all of its own- -one that will disrupt her life entirely. The only choice left to her is a simple one. Does she resist ... or become a collaborator?"-- Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Rey
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Danielle (Author) Rollins
Description: Seattle, 1913: Forced to wed a wealthy man, Dorothy runs away from the wedding. She meets a stranger and stows away on his peculiar craft-- to wake up in a chilling version of the world she left behind. New Seattle, 2077: Endless jumps through time have left Ash plagued by pre-memories of what is to come; the last thing he needs is a stowaway wearing a wedding gown. Dorothy may hold the key to unraveling the past-- but may spell Ash's ultimate destruction. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: YA FIC Rol
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Jack Skillingstead
Description: When she brings the man she loves back to life in a makeshift death chamber beneath an ancient, sacred site, where she encounters a strange technology, journalist Olivia Nikitas accidentally shifts the world to the brink of disaster.
Call Number: FIC Ski
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Michael D. Resnick
Description: "Opening a new fantasy trilogy from Hugo award winner Resnick, this novel offers an adventure through space and time as Eddie Raven tries to outrun the dark forces pursuing him. "--Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC ordered 032819
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Liesl Shurtliff
Description: When Matt, Ruby, and Corey Hudson discover their subway train is actually a time-traveling eighteenth-century frigate captained by a mysterious pirate, they are thrown into a series of adventures that offer cryptic clues about their past and their future.
Call Number: J FIC Shu
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Alfred L. Webre
Description: A tour through the new science of the Omniverse, its spiritual and physical dimensions, and its incalculable intelligent civilizations. In this scientific guide to the Omniverse, Alfred Lambremont Webre reveals evidence about extraterrestrial and extra-universal life, the intelligent civilizations created by souls in the afterlife, top-secret alien technology, and the existence of a secret base as well as life on Mars. The author explains how our souls are holographic fragments of God/Source and how souls and Source are co-creating planets and galaxies as virtual realities for soul development. His theories are vast, so read more about it.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 130 Web
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Kathryn Lasky
Description: Life used to be great for Rose: full of friends, a loving mom, and a growing fashion blog. But when her mother dies in a car crash, Rose is sent away to live with a strange grandmother she hardly knows and forced to attend a new school where mean girls ridicule her at every turn. The one place Rose finds refuge is in her grandmother's Tudor-style greenhouse. But one night, she sees a strange light glowing from within it. She climbs a ladder to investigate... and finds herself transported back four hundred years to Hatfield Palace, where she becomes servant and confidante of the banished princess Elizabeth, daughter of King Henry VIII. Rose soon discovers something else surprising -- a locket with two mysterious images inside it, both of them clues to her own past. Could her grandmother's greenhouse portal offer answers to the mysteries of her family... and their secrets? And how will she ever unravel them all?
Call Number: J FIC Las
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Kate Mascarenhas
Description: In 1967, four female scientists worked together to build the world's first time machine. But just as they are about to debut their creation, one of them suffers a breakdown, putting the whole project--and future of time travel--in jeopardy. To protect their invention, one member is exiled from the team--erasing her contributions from history. Fifty years later, time travel is a big business. Twenty-something Ruby Rebello knows her beloved grandmother, Granny Bee, was one of the pioneers, though no one will tell her more. But when Bee receives a mysterious newspaper clipping from the future reporting the murder of an unidentified woman, Ruby becomes obsessed: could it be Bee? Who would want her dead? And most importantly of all: can her murder be stopped?
Call Number: FIC Mas
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Matthew Brenden Wood, Tom Casteel
Description: Uncovers the real science behind classic and modern science fiction stories, exploring such topics as time travel, cloning, artificial intelligence, and life on other planets.
Call Number: YA 500 Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Geronimo Stilton
Description: When, in the process of testing his newest time machine, Professor von Volt accidently brings a triceratops, Helen of Troy, Attila the Hun, Charlemagne, and Christopher Columbus to present day New Mouse City, it is up to Geronimo and his friends to return them all to their own times and places--without being eaten by a T-Rex or skewered by Trojan warriors.
Call Number: J FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Ian Mortimer
Call Number: 941.06 Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Lynne Jonell
Description: After a family emergency sends twelve-year-old Will and five-year-old Jamie to Scotland, a "magic eye" book takes them and their cousin Nan on a journey through their family's violent history.
Call Number: J FIC ordered 040419
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
James Gleick
Description: Gleick's story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book, an international sensation, The Time Machine. A host of forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of time, some philosophical and some technological--the electric telegraph, the steam railroad, the discovery of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time travel as an idea in the culture--from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics. Finally, he delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment: the instantaneous wired world, with its all-consuming present and vanishing future.
Call Number: 530.11 Gle
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
Amy Harmon
Description: Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather's stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and consumed by a history she never knew, she is pulled into another time. The Ireland of 1921, teetering on the edge of war, is a dangerous place in which to awaken. But there Anne finds herself, hurt, disoriented, and under the care of Dr. Thomas Smith, guardian to a young boy who is oddly familiar. Mistaken for the boy's long-missing mother, Anne adopts her identity, convinced the woman's disappearance is connected to her own. As tensions rise, Thomas joins the struggle for Ireland's independence and Anne is drawn into the conflict beside him. Caught between history and her heart, she must decide whether she's willing to let go of the life she knew for a love she never thought she'd find. But in the end, is the choice actually hers to make?
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: May 9, 2019
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Belle
Treasure Hernandez
FIC Her
The Family Business 5
Carl Weber, La Jill Hunt
FIC Web
Butterfly
Ashley Antoinette
FIC Ash
The Final Play
Shelly Ellis
FIC Ell
Careful What You Click For
Mary B. Morrison
FIC Mor
The Hearts We Burn : An Unconditional Novel
Briana Cole
FIC Col
Death On The Beach
Carl Weber
FIC Web
The Other Side
Trice Hickman
FIC Hic
Everywhere You Don't Belong
Gabriel Bump
FIC Bum
The Real Hoodwives Of Detroit
India
FIC Ind
Friend Or Foe
Imani Black
The Vows We Break
Briana Cole
FIC Col
Imitation Of Wife
La Jill Hunt
Three-fifths : A Novel
John Vercher
FIC Ver
Memphis
Raynesha Pittman
FIC Pit
Trouble In Rio : A Family Business Novel
Carl Weber, M. T. Pope
FIC Web
Moth To A Flame
Ashley Antoinette
FIC Ash
Twisted
Tracy Brown
FIC Bro
Private Property
La Jill Hunt
FIC Hun
Wrath
K'wan
FIC Kwa
Property Of The State
Kiki Swinson
FIC Swi

Treasure Hernandez
Description: "Named for her beauty, Belle Dubois is as sweet as can be. Born with a silver spoon in her mouth, she is always given the best--until her world is turned upside down. When she is away in her second year of college, she receives a call informing her that her parents have been murdered. She soon finds out that they were broke, and subsequently, so is she. With no home and nowhere to go, Belle is whisked under the wing of a woman named Aria, better known by her stage name, Passion. Before she knows it, Belle becomes a part of an underground world that she knows nothing about--one filled with bright lights, sexy clothing, and shiny poles. The money starts to pour in, and soon Belle loses herself in the very same fantasy she gives every night. Her heart has a void that only money can fill, but when she meets a handsome brother named Kidd. He shows her that the sadness in her heart doesn't have to be there. But just when she is about to say goodbye to the fast life, her past comes knocking on the door, revealing the truth about her parents' murder. Soon, revenge becomes her temptress ... and murder is the only objective"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Ashley Antoinette
Description: "After losing her first love, Morgan is terrified to love again. She's settled for a comfortable life with a respectable man. She has everything. She's living in the lap of luxury, and although she's comfortable, she's bored out of her mind. When a ghost from her past blows into town, she finds herself entangled in an illicit affair. It's wrong, but she can't fight the butterflies he gives her, and honestly, she doesn't want to. She can't hide the natural attraction she feels, and soon, she's so deeply involved that she can no longer tell where the boundary between right and wrong lies. Her heart is telling her one thing, but her head is saying another. Morgan has always been a spoiled girl and she tries to have it all, but when she's forced to choose between a good man and a bad boy, someone will end up hurt. Someone just may end up dead."-- amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Mary B. Morrison
Description: "For Jordan, Victoria, Kingston, and Chancelor, exciting, fast-paced Atlanta offers everything their hometowns couldn't. But career success is easy compared to the city's dating scene of users, losers, and gold diggers. So they decide online dating might just be the answer - as long as they take precautions, work their perfect odds-beating plan, and have each other's backs. With luck, and prayers, they'll fulfill their fantasies and find real love at the same time."--Publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Carl Weber
Description: "Singing sensation Savannah Kirby has won thirteen Grammys and married the man of her dreams in superstar rapper/ actor Kyle Kirby. Together they are of one of the most dynamic and powerful couples in entertainment--until Kyle is found murdered and Savannah is arrested for the crime. Things don't look good for the singer when she can't keep her stories straight and her bloody fingerprints are found on the murder weapon. Even with famed attorney Bradley Hudson and his family of lawyers handling her case, it looks like Savannah is headed to jail. However, this isn't Bradley's first rodeo, and he's always got an ace up his sleeve."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Gabriel Bump
Description: "In this alternately witty and heartbreaking debut novel, Gabriel Bump gives us an unforgettable protagonist, Claude McKay Love. Claude isn’t dangerous or brilliant—he’s an average kid coping with abandonment, violence, riots, failed love, and societal pressures as he steers his way past the signposts of youth: childhood friendships, basketball tryouts, first love, first heartbreak, picking a college, moving away from home. Claude just wants a place where he can fit. As a young black man born on the South Side of Chicago, he is raised by his civil rights–era grandmother, who tries to shape him into a principled actor for change; yet when riots consume his neighborhood, he hesitates to take sides, unwilling to let race define his life. He decides to escape Chicago for another place, to go to college, to find a new identity, to leave the pressure cooker of his hometown behind. But as he discovers, he cannot; there is no safe haven for a young black man in this time and place called America." --amazon.com
Call Number: FIC Bum
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Imani Black
Description: Detective Brice Simpson is torn between loyalties to his community and the NYPD when he investigates a murder in his own neighborhood involving a former drug kingpin's wife and some of the most dangerous individuals from his past.
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
La Jill Hunt
Description: Two sisters find their already strained bond tested by an affair that forces one to reconcile with her mistakes in the face of a heartbroken wife and a disappointed new love.
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Raynesha Pittman
Description: With both parents in love with their addiction to freebasing cocaine, Ethan found it easier to pack up and leave his home city years ago. Crossing many miles, he landed in Tennessee, where his survival instincts and drive to succeed led him to become the deadliest kingpin in Memphis. He goes by the name of Minister, and he prefers to fly under the radar, making moves that can only be traced back to a ghost whose origin and location are a mystery.
Call Number: FIC Pit
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Ashley Antoinette
Description: In the little city of Flint, MI, the good die young and the people left standing are the grimiest of characters. With reign over the city's drug trade, Benjamin Atkins made sure that his precious daughter, Raven, was secluded from the grit that the city had to offer. But when Raven's young heart gets claimed by Mizan, a stick-up kid in search of a come-up, there's nothing Benjamin can do about losing her to the streets. She chooses love over loyalty and runs off with Mizan, but her new role as wifey soon proves to be more than she can handle.
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
La Jill Hunt
Description: "Welcome to The Manors of Harrington Point; enter at your own risk. These mansions are home to the elite, the famous, the successful, and the eccentric. From the millionaire mega pastor and his wife to the former child star turned porn star, this neighborhood is filled with old money, new money, and everything and everyone in between"-- cover.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Kiki Swinson
Description: "She killed her abusive boyfriend in self-defense. But in jail, violent female gangs paid off by her enemies keep her fearing for her life--and land her in the hospital. From there, a medical testing facility is her one dubious hope for some kind of safety. But from the moment she hits the yard, she and other prisoners are victimized by illegal medical experiments. Injected with lethal diseases and made a test subject for experimental vaccines, she's clinging to determination by the slimmest thread--until she forms an alliance with a Corrections Officer." -- provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Carl Weber, La Jill Hunt
Description: "From the time he was a boy in Georgia, LC Duncan, patriarch and leader of the Duncan clan, has battled racism. Even now that he and his family are truly successful, the racism can still be in-your-face. Maybe it's the political climate or perhaps it's just bad timing, but LC and the rest of the Duncans are being challenged by the ultimate power-hungry racist, Sheriff KD Shrugs. Nevada Duncan is at that age when girls and sex are always on his mind. His handsome face and superior intellect attract Kia, the beautiful 'Blasian' call girl who tempts him into running away to a place where the Duncans are definitely not wanted-El Paso, Texas, the home of KD Shrugs. What is the worst thing that can happen to a handsome, rich millennial? Rio Duncan would say it's mistaken identity after being beat down in a nightclub by someone who thinks he's Roman Johnson, a stickup kid who happens to be Rio's doppelganger. What happens next will open up the biggest can of worms the Duncans have ever had to deal with. Get ready for another roller coaster ride with the Duncan family" -- Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Shelly Ellis
Description: "No matter how tough the odds, Ricky, Derrick, and Jamal learned to unite and fight during their time at the Branch Avenue Boys' Youth Institute. But their adult lives have driven them apart -- and set off a series of events their friendship may not survive. All Jamal's political achievements can't erase his bargain with DC's corrupt mayor. And when he finds himself the latest target on Mayor Johnson's hit list, he'll risk everything to end the mayor's deadly reign -- even if it's the last move he ever makes. Institute head Derrick refuses to cave to DC drug king pin Dolla Dolla and sell out all he believes in. But his courageous stand might cost him the Institute -- and the woman he loves.... With a pregnant girlfriend, Ricky can't stay on the run forever. Now he's making a dangerous play to win. But with Derrick and Jamal in Dolla's sights, Ricky and his friends must resolve the conflicts keeping them apart if they want to come back together -- even if that means none of the Branch Avenue Boys will be left standing" -- amazon.com
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Briana Cole
Description: "Kimera Davis thought she was finally free from marrying-for-money--and living way too many lies. Until her obsessed ex-husband ignited the ultimate dark hoax, a spectacularly malicious deception that's left her family, and her best friend, Adria, reeling. Now Kimera and her young son are prisoners at a remote estate, under the thumb of her ex's powerful father. And she has only one slender chance of escape." -- Publisher marketing.
Call Number: FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Trice Hickman
Description: "After one too many failed relationships, businesswoman Bernadette Gibson is resigned to singlehood. Yet on the heels of her 50th birthday she meets Cooper "Coop" Dennis, a charismatic nightclub owner who literally sweeps her off her feet. But just as they're ready to make the ultimate commitment, a secret from Coop's past threatens to end their relationship... As her fortieth birthday approaches, bestselling novelist Testimony "Tess" Sinclair is hurting--especially since her ex-boyfriend got married. For a change of scenery he travels to the sleepy southern town of Bourbon, NC, to visit her cousin, Bernadette--and finds unexpected love. Yet as wedding bells promise to ring, Tess wrestles with a secret that could end their happily ever after before it begins... Up-and-coming makeup artist and single mom Arizona May is thrilled to be just a few months away from marrying the love of her life. Until then, she and her finacé are committed to celibacy. But on the eve of Arizona's thirtieth birthday, they surrender to passion--and she discovers something about her Prince Charming that leads her to rethink their plans... As Bernadette, Tess, and Arizona strive to find happiness, they develop a bond that strengthens and surprises them--and carries them through their struggles, to the other side."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Hic
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
India
Description: Welcome to Detroit, Michigan -- home of the grittiest, illest, hardcore, crime-infested, poverty-stricken neighborhoods in the country. Detroit is home to many, but the streets belong to those in the underworld; addicts, dealers, and the women who help run the show from behind the scenes -- the real hoodwives of Detroit! You won't see these ladies on any television show, but you will see them make appearances in court for their mans' hearing, or at the county jail on visiting day. You might even catch them riding shotgun, waiting to pop off and protect their men at any cost. Follow Nikki, Tonya, Chloe, Mina, and Gucci as they ride you through Detroit, one city-block at a time. -- adapted from back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ind
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Briana Cole
Description: "Kimera Davis had a plan to jump start her life and land on easy street. But a disastrous marriage has her making amends and picking up the pieces. It's a struggle to balance her new responsibilities and her ex, who keeps pressuring her for another chance. All of this has her family scandalized, and with her minister father's health suffering, trying to do the right thing is pulling Kimera and the only man she's ever really loved further and further apart ... But as Kimera's bad luck piles up, she senses there's something more than faulty decisions at play. Someone's playing a desperate, dangerous game with her life ... and she'll have to win if she wants to survive."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
John Vercher
Description: "Pittsburgh, 1995. The son of a black father he's never known, and a white mother he sometimes wishes he didn't, twenty-two year-old Bobby Saraceno has passed for white his entire life. Raised by his bigoted maternal grandfather, Bobby has hidden the truth about his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who has just returned home from prison a newly radicalized white supremacist. Bobby's disparate worlds crash when, during the night of their reunion, Bobby witnesses Aaron mercilessly assault a young black man with a brick. Fearing for his safety and his freedom, Bobby must keep the secret of his mixed race from Aaron and conceal his unwitting involvement in the crime from the police. But Bobby's delicate house of cards crumbles when his father enters his life after more than twenty years, forcing his past to collide with his present."--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Ver
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Carl Weber, M. T. Pope
Description: "Rio Duncan is one of the youngest children of the Duncan clan. With no solid position in the family business like his other siblings, he has been feeling out of place and decides to disappear. Rio leaves his Duncan identity behind and goes on a search for friends and family who can relate to him. His destination is Baltimore, and he is sure to find what he is looking for in the city with a community like no other. There, he also finds unexpected trouble. Corey Grant is making a name for himself in Baltimore with an inherited drug empire and a complicated relationship with his incarcerated father, and secret desires that could make him appear weak to his enemies. Diana Black is Corey's girlfriend-for-hire, and she has a taste for bad boys. She is loyal to Corey's cause, but how long will that last? Rio's personality and flair instantly gains him entrance into Corey's circle. Rio says he's looking for friends, but Corey is sure that other motives are on the table. When Rio has a change of heart about his newfound crew, he needs an escape plan. There is one problem: his family doesn't know where he is. Did he inherit any of the ruthless traits he observed in his father and brothers? Can the most colorful Duncan son get out of Baltimore and back home safe and sound now that he's on his own?" -- From publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
Tracy Brown
Description: Celeste Styles is starting over. After losing her cherished salon in a suspicious fire, she has finally left her adulterous relationship and her drama-filled life in Brooklyn for the peace and tranquility of Atlanta, Georgia. But when Rah-Lo heads down south after deciding to leave his wife Asia, Celeste is floored and isn't quite sure if she wants to rekindle their affair. Meanwhile, Asia is hell bent on revenge. Vowing not to let Celeste get away with her man that easily, she, too, heads to Atlanta. But just on her heels is Ishmael Wright, ready to save the day and to warn his best friend Rah-Lo about his vengeful wife. Though Ishmael also has something else up his sleeve. Secret betrayals are exposed, bitter rivalries explode, love is lost and found. Life will never be the same on the streets of "Hotlanta" in Tracy Brown's epic new urban drama.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
K'wan
Description: In the history of New York City's underworld, there have been a host of criminal figures whose exploits have gone on to inspire. One of them is Jonas Rafferty, known among friends and enemies alike as Wrath, whose life changes when he crosses paths with rogue homicide detective Louis "Lou" Ceavers and offered a bargain that will change the course of his life.
Call Number: FIC Kwa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2020
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