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A little history of the world by Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans), 1909-2001.

A little history of the world

Set against the ever-changing canvas of science, a grand human story emerges in forty concise chapters of war, grand works of art, and the frailty of humanity.

Apr 14, 2014
Leaving paradise by Elkeles, Simone, author.

Leaving paradise

Nothing has been the same since Caleb Becker left a party drunk, got behind the wheel, and hit Maggie Armstrong. Even after months of painful physical therapy, Maggie walks with a limp. Her social life is nil and a scholarship to study abroad has been canceled. After a year in juvenile jail, Caleb's free. Then the truth emerges about what really happened the night of the accident and, once again, everything changes.

Apr 14, 2014
Storm by MacHale, D. J., author.

Storm

After a harrowing escape from Pemberwick Island, Tucker Pierce and his surviving friends have finally reached the mainland only to find that no one is left. Moments before they are attacked by another of the mysterious black planes, they investigate one2s wreck and are horrified to find that the United States is at war with itself - the deadly technology of the Air Force against the brute force of the Navy's SYLO unit. Tucker must lead his friends to safety, but his head is spinning.

Apr 14, 2014
Robert Ludlum's the Janson option by Garrison, Paul, 1952-

Robert Ludlum's the Janson option

Reformed from his days of covert-operations, Paul Janson has set a new mission for himself. Working in partnership with champion sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he rehabilitates disenchanted agents and helps them create new lives outside of the violent intelligence sector. Janson also takes on independent assignments--for a fee, he'll use his skills to resolve international crises.

Apr 14, 2014
Romulus Buckle & the city of the founders by Preston, Richard, 1954-

Romulus Buckle & the city of the founders

In a post-apocalyptic world of endless snow, Captain Romulus Buckle and the stalwart crew of the Pneumatic Zeppelin must embark on a perilous mission to rescue their kidnapped leader, Balthazar Crankshaft, from the impenetrable City of the Founders. Steaming over a territory once known as Southern California--before it was devastated in the alien war--Buckle navigates his massive airship through skies infested with enemy war zeppelins and ravenous alien beasties in this swashbuckling and high-oc

Apr 14, 2014
Ruins by Wells, Dan, 1977- author.

Ruins

As the clock ticks closer and closer to the final Partial expiration date, humans and Partials stand on the brink of war. Caught in the middle, thousands of miles apart, are Samm and Kira. Samm is rapped on the far side of the continent beyond the vast toxic wasteland of the American Midwest. And Kara is in the hands of Dr. Morgan, who is determined on saving what's left of the Partials, even if she has to destroy her to do it.

Apr 14, 2014
Grace, gold and glory - my leap of faith by Douglas, Gabrielle, 1995- author.

Grace, gold and glory - my leap of faith

Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating to young listeners that you can reach your dreams if you let yourself soar. In addition to being a 2012 gold-winning US gymnast and the Olympic All-Around champion, Douglas is the first African-American gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual All-Around champion, and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual All-Around and team competitions at the same Olympics.

Apr 14, 2014
Frog music - a novel by Donoghue, Emma, 1969-

Frog music - a novel

San Francisco, 1876, is having a heatwave to break all records and there is an outbreak of smallpox as well. Jenny is shot dead in a railway station, but her friend Blanche survives. Blanche vows to do everything she can to find Jenny's killer. As she searches, she finds out that Jenny had a secret life: that she was a notorious law-breaker and charmer, a free-love bohemian who mixed in with a dangerous crowd. As Blanche pieces the story together, Jenny's murderer may be coming after her next.

Apr 14, 2014
Peril in paperback by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Peril in paperback

Rare books expert Brooklyn Wainwright is invited to the fiftieth birthday party of her neighbor Suzie's aunt Grace. A retired founder of a major video game corporation, Grace is a larger-than-life character who's turned her Lake Tahoe mansion into a funhouse. Part of the fun involves a seance, but after the lights flicker, one guest is dead, poisoned by a cocktail intended for Grace.

Apr 14, 2014
The long war by Pratchett, Terry, author.

The long war

Humankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by 1stepping.2 Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, fleets of airships now link the Americas with trade and culture. Distinctive to the Long Earth are the trolls, whose song suffuses the reaches of the stepwise worlds. But the trolls are beginning to react to humanity2s thoughtless exploitation. Joshua is called by Lobsang to deal with a crisis that threatens to plunge the Long Earth into a war unlike any humankind has waged before.

Apr 14, 2014
The lost choice - a legend of personal discovery by Andrews, Andy, 1959-

The lost choice - a legend of personal discovery

When a young boy finds a mysterious object in the creek near his home, his parents launch an investigation that will eventually link the ancient object to such remarkable figures as George Washington Carver, Oskar Shindler, Joan of Arc, and Alfred Vanderbilt. Separate pieces of the artifact, with different but similar inscriptions, shape the lives of those who possess the object. With each new discovery comes new questions: What is the connection between these objects? Is there another piece? An

Apr 14, 2014
The martian - a novel by Weir, Andy, author.

The martian - a novel

Mark Watney was nearly killed by a dust storm on Mars and was abandoned by his crew who thought him dead. Now he's all alone with no way of letting Earth know he's alive, which doesn't matter because his supplies would run out before they'd get there. Either way, the environment or human error will likely kill him first. Not giving in, Mark works to survive, battling obstacle after obstacle, but will it be enough?

Apr 14, 2014
How do you kill 11 million people? - why the truth matters more than you think by Andrews, Andy, 1959- author, narrator.

How do you kill 11 million people? - why the truth matters more than you think

Andrews urges listeners to be 'careful students' of the past, seeking accurate, factual accounts of events and decisions that illuminate choices people face now. By considering how the Nazi German regime was able to carry out over eleven million institutional killings between 1933 and 1945, Andrews advocates for an informed population that demands honesty and integrity from its leaders and from each other.

Apr 14, 2014
Shadow spell by Roberts, Nora.

Shadow spell

"With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O'Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home. It's where his sister, Branna, lives and works, where his cousin, Iona, has found true love, and where his childhood friends form a circle that can't be broken... A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape--by a long-awaited kiss. Meara Quinn is Branna's best friend, a sister in all but blood. Her and Connor's paths cross almost daily, as Connor takes tourists on h

Apr 14, 2014
The splendid things we planned - a family portrait by Bailey, Blake, 1963- author.

The splendid things we planned - a family portrait

Blake Bailey's darkly funny account of growing up in the shadow of an erratic and increasingly dangerous brother, an exhilarating and sometimes harrowing story that culminates in one unforgettable Christmas.

Apr 14, 2014
Kansas City lightning - the rise and times of Charlie Parker by Crouch, Stanley, author.

Kansas City lightning - the rise and times of Charlie Parker

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America. Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer who used his alto saxophone to create a new music known as bebop even as he wrestled with a drug addiction that would

Apr 14, 2014
The memory jar by Goyer, Tricia.

The memory jar

Visit a small Amish community in West Kootenai, Montana, where for the past ten years, Sarah Shelter has been passed over by the young Amish men that arrive there each year. A tragedy has closed her heart, until she meets Jathan Schrock.

Apr 14, 2014
High price - a neuroscientist's journey of self-discovery that challenges everything you know about drugs and society by Hart, Carl L., author.

High price - a neuroscientist's journey of self-discovery that challenges everything you know about drugs and society

A groundbreaking neuroscientist shares the harrowing and inspiring story of his life growing up in one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods, and reveals how it led him to his pioneering work that is redefining ideas about drug addiction.

Apr 14, 2014
Missing you by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Missing you

It's a profile, like all the others on the online dating site. But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture, she feels her whole world explode, as emotions she's ignored for decades come crashing down on her. Staring back at her is her ex-fiance´ Jeff, the man who shattered her heart-- and who she hasn't seen in 18 years. Kat feels a spark, wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her. But when she reaches out to the m

Apr 14, 2014
I've got you under my skin by Clark, Mary Higgins.

I've got you under my skin

"[A] Manhattan ER doctor is brazenly murdered in front of his young son in a city playground. Five years later, his killer is still at large. Meanwhile his widow, Laurie Moran, is now an award-winning TV producer. Still haunted by her husband's murder, she has been raising their son alone. Laurie and her TV crew have just received the green light to produce a new 'cold case' series. Revisiting unsolved crimes one at a time, she and her TV crew will gather a victim's friends and family, who have

Apr 14, 2014