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A shining light by Miller, Judith, 1944-, author.

A shining light

After devastating events, widow Andrea Wilson and her young son sought temporary refuge in Iowa's Amana Colonies of the early 1890s. Will the peace she finds there convince her to stay?

Jan 29, 2015
A stillness at Appomattox by Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978.

A stillness at Appomattox

Recounts the most spectacular conflicts between Grant and Lee and details the end of hope for the Confederacy in the final year of the Civil War.

Jan 27, 2015
A wizard of Earthsea by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-, author.

A wizard of Earthsea

A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard.

Jan 29, 2015
All God's dangers - the life of Nate Shaw by Shaw, Nate, (1885-??), author.

All God's dangers - the life of Nate Shaw

Nate Shaw's father was born under slavery. Nate Shaw was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. At the age of forty-seven, he faced down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's livestock. His defiance cost him twelve years in prison.

Jan 26, 2015
An enemy of the people by Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906, author.

An enemy of the people

"When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town's livelihood in An Enemy of the People. Includes an interview with Joel K. Bourne, Jr., former senior environment editor for National Geographic, on man-made environmental disasters, climate change, and the state of the world's water supply"--Container.

Jan 27, 2015
At the water's edge by Gruen, Sara

At the water's edge

Jan 29, 2015
Back channel - a novel by Carter, Stephen L., 1954- author.

Back channel - a novel

October 1962. In Cuba, Soviet ships off-load what intelligence reveals to be nuclear missiles. In Washington, President Kennedy and his advisers are in furious debate over how long they can wait to discover what the Soviets intend before dropping the first bomb. And in Ithaca, New York, Margo Jensen - a nineteen-year-old Cornell sophomore - is swept up in a 'bizarre concatenation of circumstances' that will make of her the 'back channel' liaison between Soviet Premier Khrushchev and Kennedy.

Jan 28, 2015
Backlands - a novel of the American West by McGarrity, Michael, author.

Backlands - a novel of the American West

Catapulted into early adulthood after the death of an older brother he idolized, eight-year-old Matthew Kerney assumes difficult responsibilities to save the family ranch against a backdrop of the Great Depression and a drought-stricken Tularosa Basin.

Jan 29, 2015
Best in the world at whit I have no idea by Jericho, Chris

Best in the world at whit I have no idea

Jan 29, 2015
Cane and Abe by Grippando, James, 1958- author.

Cane and Abe

Samantha died too soon. Abe Beckham's new wife has helped him through the loss, but some say it was a step back to marry Angelina, a love from Abe's past. Abe doesn't want to hear it, and through the ups and downs, he's even managed to remain a star prosecutor at the Miami State Attorney's Office. Then everything goes wrong. A woman's body is discovered dumped in the Everglades, and Abe is called upon to monitor the investigation.

Jan 29, 2015
Churchill factor by Johnson, Boris

Churchill factor

Jan 27, 2015
Cold cold heart by Hoag, Tami.

Cold cold heart

Dana was a promising TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed, but Dana is still scarred by her ordeal. In an attempt to put herself back together, Dana returns to her hometown. But she struggles to recognize family and friends and begins experiencing dark flashbacks. Dana decides to use her investigative skills to piece together her past. Looking at her past, Dana begins to question everything. Is the truth really something too terrible to be believed?

Jan 23, 2015
Coma - a novel by Cook, Robin, 1940-, author.

Coma - a novel

ADVENTURE / THRILLER. They called it "minor surgery," but Nancy Greenly, Sean Berman and a dozen others--all admitted to Boston Memorial Hospital for routine procedures--were victims of the same inexplicable, hideous tragedy on the operating table. They never woke up. Susan Wheeler is a third-year medical student working as a trainee at Boston Memorial Hospital. Two patients during her residency mysteriously go into comas immediately after their operations due to complications from anesthesia. S

Jan 29, 2015
Come home to me by Novak, Brenda, author.

Come home to me

"By the time Presley Christensen returns to Whiskey Creek with her little boy after two years away, she has completely changed her life. She's made peace with her past and overcome the negative behavior that resulted from her difficult childhood. Now she's back in the small town that was the closest thing to "home" she ever knew--the town where she can be with the sister who is her only family. There's just one catch: Aaron Amos still lives in Whiskey Creek--at least until he moves to Reno to op

Jan 26, 2015
Crash & burn - a novel by Gardner, Lisa, author.

Crash & burn - a novel

"My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn't. Nicole Frank shouldn't have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one thought allows her to defy the odds and flag down help: Vero. I'm looking for a little girl. I have to save her. Except, most likely, she doesn't exist. Sergeant Wyatt Foster is frustrated when even the search dogs can't find any trace of the mysterious missing child. Until

Jan 29, 2015
Dead wake by Larson, Erik

Dead wake

Jan 29, 2015
Dear daughter - a novel by Little, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Dear daughter - a novel

After being released from prison on a technicality, Janie Jenkins tracks down the one lead she has on her mother's real killer and is startled by what she uncovers about her mother's past in a small South Dakota town.

Jan 29, 2015
Death of a mad hatter by McKinlay, Jenn.

Death of a mad hatter

Scarlett Parker and her British cousin, Vivian Tremont, are hard at work at Mim's Whims, their ladies hat shop on London's chic Portobello Road, to create hats for an Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea, a fund raiser for a local children's hospital. It seems like a wonderfully whimsical way to pass the hat, and Scarlett and Viv are delighted to outfit the Grisby family, the hosts who are hoping to raise enough money to name a new hospital wing after their patriarch. Unfortunately, the Gris

Jan 29, 2015
Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free by Tobar, Héctor, 1963- author.

Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free

The exclusive, official story of the survival, faith, and family of Chile's thirty-three trapped miners.

Jan 27, 2015
Destroyermen. 8, Storm surge by Anderson, Taylor, 1963- author.

Destroyermen. 8, Storm surge

In the latest installment of Taylor Anderson's acclaimed alternate history saga, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy and the crew of USS Walker continue to fight the war that rages across the globe.

Jan 26, 2015
Destroyermen. 9, Deadly shores by Anderson, Taylor, 1963- author.

Destroyermen. 9, Deadly shores

Many Lemurians see an opportunity to reconquer their sacred homeland, which was stolen long ago, and have no intention of simply striking a blow and then pulling back. Others, Lemurian and human, have their own agendas, which may not be in the best interests of the Alliance. Complicating matters further is Reddy's suspicion that his task force is being stalked by an unknown power bent on aiding the Grik for reasons of its own.

Jan 26, 2015
Divided we fall by Reedy, Trent, author.

Divided we fall

Danny Wright never thought he'd be the man to bring down the United States of America. In fact, he enrolled in the National Guard because he wanted to serve his country the way his father did. When the Guard is called up on the governor's orders to police a protest in Boise, it seems like a routine crowd-control mission. But then Danny's gun misfires, spooking the other soldiers and the already fractious crowd. By the time the smoke clears, twelve people are dead.

Jan 27, 2015
Early wake by Connolly, Sheila

Early wake

Jan 29, 2015
Ensnared by Howard, A. G. (Anita G.), author.

Ensnared

After surviving a disastrous battle at prom, Alyssa has embraced her madness and gained perspective. She's determined to rescue her two worlds and the people and netherlings she loves, even if it means challenging Queen Red to a final battle of wills and wiles ... and even if the only way to Wonderland, now that the rabbit hole is closed, is through the looking-glass world--a parallel dimension filled with mutated and violent netherling outcasts. In the final installment of the wildly popular Sp

Jan 29, 2015
Esther- royal beauty by Hunt, Agnela

Esther- royal beauty

Jan 29, 2015
Fairest - Levana's story by Meyer, Marissa, author.

Fairest - Levana's story

Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her "glamour" to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story - a story that has never been told . . . until now. This extraordinary book includes full-color art and an excerpt from "Winter," the next book in the Lunar Chronicles series.

Jan 29, 2015
Fierce patriot - the tangled lives of William Tecumseh Sherman by O'Connell, Robert L., author.

Fierce patriot - the tangled lives of William Tecumseh Sherman

A profile of the iconic Civil War general explores the paradoxes attributed to his character to discuss such topics as his achievements as a military strategist, his contributions to the Transcontinental Railroad, and his tempestuous family relationships.

Jan 29, 2015
Flyover lives - a memoir by Johnson, Diane, 1934- author.

Flyover lives - a memoir

Diane Johnson always dreamed of floating down the Mississippi and off to see the world. Years later, at home in France, a French friend teases her 'Indifference to history.' In digging around, she discovers letters and memoirs written by generations of stalwart pioneer ancestors that testify to more complex and fascinating times that the derisive nickname 'the flyover' gives the region credit for. Johnson captures the magnetic pull of home against the desire for escape and reinvention of self.

Jan 29, 2015
Goblin emperor by Addison, Katherine

Goblin emperor

Jan 29, 2015
Heir to the Jedi by Hearne, Kevin

Heir to the Jedi

Jan 28, 2015
How we learn by Carey, Benedict

How we learn

Jan 27, 2015
How we learn the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens by Carey, Benedict.

How we learn the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens

A leading New York Times neuroscientist presents a lighthearted exploration of what is known about learning and memory today that considers how to adapt negative characteristics, like ignorance and laziness, to expand learning potential.

Jan 29, 2015
I was here by Forman, Gayle.

I was here

In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.

Jan 29, 2015
In his keeping by Banks, Maya, author.

In his keeping

Abandoned as a baby to a young wealthy couple and raised in a world of privilege, Arial has no hint of her past or who she belonged to. Her only link lies in the one thing that sets her apart from everyone else--telekinetic powers. Protected by her adoptive parents and hidden from the public to keep her gift secret, Ari is raised in the lap of luxury, and isolation. That is, until someone begins threatening her life.

Jan 29, 2015
In the morning I'll be gone - a Detective Sean Duffy novel by McKinty, Adrian, author.

In the morning I'll be gone - a Detective Sean Duffy novel

A Catholic cop tracks an IRA master bomber amidst the sectarian violence of the conflict in Northern Ireland The early 1980s. Belfast. Sean Duffy, a conflicted Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), is recruited by MI5 to hunt down Cormac McCann, an IRA master bomber who has made a daring escape from the notorious Maze Prison. In the course of his investigations Sean discovers a woman who may hold the key to Cormac's whereabouts; she herself wants justice for her daughte

Jan 29, 2015
Influx by Suarez, Daniel, 1964- author.

Influx

Jon Grady's team achieves what they've been working toward for years: a device that can reflect gravity. Grady expects widespread acclaim for his entire team. Instead, his lab is locked down by the BTC, who uses the technologies they have harvested over the decades to fulfill their mission. Asked to join the BTC, Grady balks, and is put into a high-tech prison. Grady and his fellow prisoners must conceive of a way to usher humanity out of its artificial dark age.

Jan 28, 2015
It was me all along by Mitchell, Andie

It was me all along

Jan 29, 2015
Keeper of the castle by Blackwell, Juliet, author.

Keeper of the castle

"Lately, Mel has been worried about finding enough historic renovation work to pay the bills. But while Turner Construction is in need of a project, Mel's boyfriend, Graham, has his hands full managing the reconstruction of an ancient building shipped over from Scotland. With the job plagued by rumors that the stones are cursed, Graham brings in Mel to look for paranormal activity. And while the ghost of a charming Scottish clansman does seem to be hanging around the site, the real shock comes w

Jan 26, 2015
Last one home by Macomber, Debbie

Last one home

Jan 29, 2015
Life-changing magic of tidying up by Kondo, Marie

Life-changing magic of tidying up

Jan 29, 2015
Love letters by Liews, Beverly

Love letters

Jan 29, 2015
Love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Joyce, Rachel

Love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

Jan 29, 2015
Mandela - an audio history. by

Mandela - an audio history.

The award-winning radio series documenting the struggle against apartheid through intimate first-person accounts of Nelson Mandela himself, as well as those who fought with him, and against him.

Jan 28, 2015
Marina - a Gothic tale by Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964- author.

Marina - a Gothic tale

In May 1980, fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in Barcelona. For seven days and seven nights no one knows his whereabouts. His story begins in an old quarter of the city, where he meets the strange Marina and her father, Germa´n Blau, a portrait painter. Marina takes Oscar to a cemetery to watch a macabre ritual that occurs on the last Sunday of each month. At exactly ten o'clock in the morning, a coach pulled by black horses appears. From it descends a woman

Jan 28, 2015
Midnight rose by Riley, Lucinda

Midnight rose

Jan 29, 2015
Moonraker - a James Bond novel by Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964, author.

Moonraker - a James Bond novel

The Moonraker project has a millionaire backer, the war hero Sir Hugo Drax--a man who, it seems, cheats at cards. With a ballistic rocket at stake, Sir Hugo's exposure could threaten Britain's latest defense system, so James Bond is asked to investigate. Moving from London's most exclusive gambling club to a missile silo on the Channel coast, 007 and his Special Branch assistant, Gala Brand, discover there's more to Drax than meets the eye.

Jan 29, 2015
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Chiaverini, Jennifer

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

Jan 29, 2015
Navy seal dogs by Ritland, Mike

Navy seal dogs

Jan 29, 2015
Not fade away by Alexander, Rebecca

Not fade away

Jan 29, 2015
Number9dream - a novel by Mitchell, David (David Stephen), author.

Number9dream - a novel

Following his sister's death and his mother's breakdown, Eiji Miyake travels to Tokyo in an attempt to meet for the first time his secretive and powerful father.

Jan 29, 2015
Number9dream by Mitchell, David

Number9dream

Jan 26, 2015
Panic in a suitcase -a novel by Akhtiorskaya, Yelena, author.

Panic in a suitcase -a novel

In this tale of two decades in the life of an immigrant household, the experience of a single family artfully reflects the fall of Communism and the rise of globalization. Ironies, subtle and glaring, are revealed: the Nasmertovs left Odessa for Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with a huge sense of finality, only to find that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they thought. The dissolution of the Soviet Union makes returning just a matter of a plane ticket, and t

Jan 29, 2015
Private Vegas by Patterson, James, 1947-, author.

Private Vegas

Private Jack Morgan spends most of his time in Los Angeles, where his top investigation firm has its headquarters. But a hunt for two criminals leads him to the city of sin--and to a murder ring that is more seductively threatening than anything he's witnessed before.

Jan 29, 2015
Rumble by Hopkins, Ellen.

Rumble

Can an atheist be saved? The New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks explores the highly charged landscapes of faith and forgiveness with brilliant sensitivity and emotional resonance.

Jan 29, 2015
Salomé by Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.

Salomé

Oscar Wilde wrote his original interpretation of the Biblical story of Salome´ in French, and the play was so controversial that no theatre in England would produce it for nearly four decades. This sparse and hypnotic production gives full flower to Wilde's dark tale of hubris, lust, and self-destruction.

Jan 29, 2015
Scandals of classic Hollywood by Peterson, Anne Helen

Scandals of classic Hollywood

Jan 29, 2015
Seasons of tomorrow by Woodsmall, Cindy, author.

Seasons of tomorrow

"More settled in her heart than ever before, Rhoda Byler feels a newfound confidence living in the Old Order Amish settlement she helped establish in Orchard Bend, Maine. Time has helped to heal the wounds of Rhoda's recent severed relationship, and she finds that even her unusual gift of profound intuition is less of a burden as she continues to seek God's wisdom for her future. She is happy to be working alongside the King family and the love of her life as they tend and nurture the settlement

Jan 29, 2015
Shadow scale- a companion to Seraphina by Hartman, Rachel

Shadow scale- a companion to Seraphina

Jan 29, 2015
Spool of blue thread by Tyler, Anne

Spool of blue thread

Jan 29, 2015
Supervolcano - things fall apart by Turtledove, Harry, author.

Supervolcano - things fall apart

An explosion of incalculable magnitude in Yellowstone Park propelled lava and ash across the landscape and into the atmosphere, forever altering the climate of the entire continent. Nothing grows from the tainted soil. Stalled and stilled machines function only as statuary. People have been scraping by on the excess food and goods produced before the eruption. But supplies are running low. Natural resources are dwindling. And former police officer Colin Ferguson knows that time is running out fo

Jan 29, 2015
Supreme city - how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Miller, Donald L., 1944-

Supreme city - how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America

Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Jan 29, 2015
Sweetness #9 - a novel by Clark, Stephan Eirik, author.

Sweetness #9 - a novel

It's 1973, and David Leveraux has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything from the cherry in your can of soda to the butter on your popcorn. While testing a new artificial sweetener--"Sweetness #9"--he notices unusual side-effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a generalized dissatisfaction with life. David tries to blow the whistle, but he swallows it instead. Years lat

Jan 29, 2015
Tender is the night by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, author.

Tender is the night

It is 1925, and Richard Diver is the high priest of the good life on the white sands of the French Riviera. The Beautiful People- film stars, socialites, aristocrats-- gather eagerly and bitchily around him and his wife, Nicole. Beneath the breathtaking glamour, however, is a world of pain, and there is at the core of their lives a brittle hollowness.

Jan 27, 2015
The blank slate - the modern denial of human nature by Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.

The blank slate - the modern denial of human nature

With characteristic wit, lucidity, and insight, Pinker argues that the dogma that the mind has no innate traits-a doctrine held by many intellectuals during the past century-denies our common humanity and our individual preferences, replaces objective analyses of social problems with feel-good slogans, and distorts our understanding of politics, violence, parenting, and the arts. Pinker shows the importance of an honest acknowledgment of human nature based on science and common sense.

Jan 29, 2015
The Churchill factor - how one man made history by Johnson, Boris, author.

The Churchill factor - how one man made history

The story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person, intrepid, ingenious, determined, can make all the difference.

Jan 29, 2015
The darkest part of the forest by Black, Holly, author.

The darkest part of the forest

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once. At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointy as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept th

Jan 29, 2015
The Emerald Mile - the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon by Fedarko, Kevin, author.

The Emerald Mile - the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon

In the spring of 1983, massive flooding along the length of the Colorado River confronted a team of engineers at the Glen Canyon Dam with an unprecedented emergency that may have resulted in the most catastrophic dam failure in history. In the midst of this crisis, the decision to launch a small wooden dory named the Emerald Mile at the head of the Grand Canyon, just fifteen miles downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam, seemed not just odd but downright suicidal. The Emerald Mile, at one time slate

Jan 28, 2015
The empty throne by Cornwell, Bernard, author.

The empty throne

Ethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.

Jan 29, 2015
The farthest shore by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-

The farthest shore

A young prince joins forces with the Master Wizard on a journey to discover a cause and remedy for the loss of magic in Earthsea.

Jan 29, 2015
The girl on the train by Hawkins, Paula, author.

The girl on the train

A psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute.

Jan 29, 2015
The home place - a novel by La Seur, Carrie, author.

The home place - a novel

The only Terrebonne who made it out, Alma thought she was done with Montana, with its bleak winters and stifling ways. But an unexpected call from the local police takes the successful lawyer back to her provincial hometown and pulls her into the family trouble she thought she'd left far behind: Her lying, party-loving sister, Vicky, is dead. Alma is told that a very drunk Vicky had wandered away from a party and died of exposure after a night in the brutal cold. But when Alma returns home to bu

Jan 28, 2015
The honest truth by Gemeinhart, Dan, author.

The honest truth

When thirteen-year-old Mark Miller runs away from his home in north central Washington, he does it right: he carefully plans the details of his escape, packs exactly what he needs, and sends the police and his parents chasing him in the wrong direction. Back home, his best friend Jessie wrestles with the news of his disappearance. She finds out the cancer Mark has fought for years has returned, and this time there may be nothing the doctors can do.

Jan 29, 2015
The human age - the world shaped by us by Ackerman, Diane, 1948-, author.

The human age - the world shaped by us

In this landmark book, Ackerman confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future of planet Earth and takes her readers on an exhilarating journey through this new reality, introducing many of the people and ideas now creating--perhaps saving--our future and that of our fellow creatures.

Jan 29, 2015
The ice queen - a novel by Neuhaus, Nele, author.

The ice queen - a novel

The body of ninety-two-year-old Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and American citizen, is found shot to death execution style in his house near Frankfurt. A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene. The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse's arm--a blood type marker once used by Hitler's SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle. Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he, really? Two more, similar murders happen--

Jan 29, 2015
The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them by Howard, Tim, 1979- athlete, author.

The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them

The story of how a hyperactive boy from New Jersey with Tourette's syndrome rose to the top to become the USA's and one of the world's premier goal keepers.

Jan 29, 2015
The last American vampire by Grahame-Smith, Seth, author.

The last American vampire

In Reconstruction-era America, Henry is searching for renewed purpose in the wake of his friend Abraham Lincoln's shocking death. It will be an expansive journey that will first send him to England for an unexpected encounter with Jack the Ripper, then to New York City for the birth of a new American century, the dawn of the electric era of Tesla and Edison, and the blazing disaster of the 1937 Hindenburg crash. Along the way, Henry goes on the road in a Kerouac-influenced trip as Seth Grahame-S

Jan 29, 2015
The last bride by Lewis, Beverly, 1949-

The last bride

Set in Amish country's beloved fictional Hickory Hollow, Tessie Miller, the youngest of her Old Order parents' five daughters, followed her heart, and the unthinkable has happened. Will she find a reason for hope, in spite of her desperate plight?

Jan 29, 2015
The man with the golden gun by Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964, author.

The man with the golden gun

If you try to assassinate your boss--even though brainwashed at the time--you must pay the price. To redeem himself James Bond is sent to kill one of the most lethal hit men in the world ... Paco "Pistols" Scaramanga. In the sultry heat of Jamaica, 007 infiltrates his target's criminal cooperative--only to find that Scaramanga's bullets are laced with snake venom. When the end comes, every shot will count.

Jan 29, 2015
The Night Gardener by Auxier, Jonathan, author.

The Night Gardener

Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

Jan 29, 2015
The return of George Washington - 1783-1789 by Larson, Edward J. (Edward John), author.

The return of George Washington - 1783-1789

Edward J. Larson recovers a crucially important,yet almost always overlooked, chapter of George Washington2s life, revealing how Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as the first President.

Jan 28, 2015
The secret life of bees - a novel by Kidd, Sue Monk.

The secret life of bees - a novel

Fourteen-year-old Lily Owens lost her beloved mother when she was only four under tragic circumstances clouded by time and secrecy. Later, she found a fiercely protective surrogate in her abusive father's outspoken housekeeper, Rosaleen. Ignoring differences in age and color as well as the racial hatred that seethed during the summer of 1964 in rural South Carolina, these two unlikely companions set off on a seemingly aimless pilgrimage.

Jan 28, 2015
The things you kiss goodbye by Connor, Leslie, author.

The things you kiss goodbye

Bettina falls in love with star basketball player Brady when her father allows them to date over the summer. But when school starts up again, Brady unexpectedly changes for the worse, and she finds herself trapped in an abusive relationship. Then she meets 'Cowboy,' a smoldering older guy who is everything Brady is not: gentle, caring, and interested in the real Bettina. When tragedy strikes, Bettina must kiss goodbye the things she thought she knew about herself and the men in her life.

Jan 28, 2015
The tombs of Atuan by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- author.

The tombs of Atuan

In the second episode of Earthsea, Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure.

Jan 29, 2015
The truth is a cave in the Black Mountains - a tale of travel and darkness with pictures of all kinds by Gaiman, Neil, author

The truth is a cave in the Black Mountains - a tale of travel and darkness with pictures of all kinds

A haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure.

Jan 28, 2015
The zone of interest - a novel by Amis, Martin, author.

The zone of interest - a novel

A fictionalized look at the Holocaust told from the human perspective of four different characters: Paul Doll, commandant of a concentration camp; his wife, Hannah Doll, who is far more aware of what is going on around her than her husband realizes; Angelus 'Golo' Thomsen, the privileged nephew of Hitler's personal secretary who falls for Hannah; and Szmul, a Jewish prisoner who works at the camp and witnesses all of the atrocities that happen around him.

Jan 29, 2015
Therese Raquin by Zola, Émile, 1840-1902, author.

Therese Raquin

In Paris, a woman and her lover plot to kill her husband, Camille, and live comfortably off his haberdashery. However, after the lovers kill the husband and hide his body inside the haberdashery, they are continuously haunted by Camille's ghost and are slowly driven mad.

Jan 27, 2015
This song will save your life by Sales, Leila, author.

This song will save your life

Elise Dembowski has never been able to make friends easily. For her entire life she has been an outsider, the subject of jokes. She almost gives up after her final attempt at popularity. She ends up at a warehouse party and meets Vicky, Char, and Pippa, but most important of all, she discovers a love for DJing.

Jan 29, 2015
Unhinged - a Splintered novel by Howard, A. G. (Anita G.), author.

Unhinged - a Splintered novel

Alyssa Gardner has been down the rabbit hole. She was crowned Queen of the Red Court and faced the bandersnatch. She saved the life of Jeb, the boy she loves, and escaped the machinations of the disturbingly appealing Morpheus. Now all she has to do is graduate high school. That would be easier without her mother, freshly released from an asylum, acting overly protective and suspicious. And it would be much simpler if the mysterious Morpheus didn't show up at school one day to tempt her with ano

Jan 29, 2015
Unruly places lost spaces, secret cities, and other inscrutable geographies by Bonnett, Alastair, 1964-

Unruly places lost spaces, secret cities, and other inscrutable geographies

A tour of the world's hidden geographies; from disappearing islands to forbidden deserts and a stunning testament to how mysterious the world remains today.

Jan 26, 2015
Want you dead by James, Peter, 1948- author.

Want you dead

Red Cameron meets handsome, charming, and rich 35-year-old Bryce through an online dating agency and is instantly attracted to him. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past begins to emerge. Within a year, and under police protection, she evicts him from her flat and her life. But her nightmare is only just beginning. For Bryce is obsessed and besotted with her. He intends to destroy, by fire, everything and everyone she has ever known and loved--and then her, too.

Jan 29, 2015
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Albee, Edward, 1928- author.

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Jan 29, 2015
William Shakespeare's Star Wars collection by Doescher, Ian

William Shakespeare's Star Wars collection

Jan 27, 2015
William Shakespeare's Star Wars collection by Doescher, Ian.

William Shakespeare's Star Wars collection

A retelling of Star wars stories the style of Shakespeare.

Jan 29, 2015
Working stiff - two years, 262 bodies, and the making of a medical examiner by Melinek, Judy.

Working stiff - two years, 262 bodies, and the making of a medical examiner

The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's 'rookie season' as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex, that shaped her as both a physician and a mother.

Jan 26, 2015