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The world is a wedding - in which the unexpected nature of reality surprises Mister Wilfred Price by Jones, Wendy, 1967- author.

The world is a wedding - in which the unexpected nature of reality surprises Mister Wilfred Price

This comedy of manners follows newlyweds Wilfred Price and Flora Myffanwy as they navigate married life, while Wilfred and his first wife, Grace, try to manage secrets from their shared past.

May 21, 2015
The well - a novel by Chanter, Catherine.

The well - a novel

"Ruth Ardingly has just been released from prison to serve out a sentence of house arrest for arson and suspected murder at her farm, The Well. Beyond its borders, some people whisper she is a witch; others a messiah. For as soon as Ruth returns to The Well, rain begins to fall on the farm. And it has not rained anywhere else in the country in over three years. Ruth and her husband Mark had moved years before from London to this ancient idyll in the hopes of starting their lives over. But then t

May 21, 2015
The wilderness - a novel by Harvey, Samantha, 1975-

The wilderness - a novel

With his memories slowly eroding from Alzheimer's, sixty-five-year-old Jake Jameson struggles to preserve his sense of identity by building stories about his feelings and the events of his life, unaware that even his clearest recollections may not be true.

May 21, 2015
Whisper hollow by Cander, Chris, author.

Whisper hollow

"Set in a small coal-mining town, a debut novel full of secrets, love, betrayal, and suspicious accidents, where Catholicism casts a long shadow and two courageous women make choices that will challenge moral convictions"--Amazon.com.

May 21, 2015
Near to the wild heart by Lispector, Clarice.

Near to the wild heart

May 21, 2015
The Jewish dog by Kravitz, Asher, author.

The Jewish dog

"The Jewish Dog is the story of Caleb, a unique dog born in Germany in 1935. When events separate him from his Jewish owners, he is adopted by a Nazi family, employed by the SS as a military dog, and witnesses first-hand the rise of Nazism and the Holocaust. It is a story of heroism, survival, and brave friendship, told from the perspective of an intelligent creature who views the world from only 20 inches above the ground - yet who sees more clearly than many humans. Deeply ironic and even humo

May 21, 2015
The new world by Adrian, Chris, 1970- author.

The new world

"Jorie has just received some terrible news. A phone full of missed calls and sympathetic text messages seem to indicate that her husband Jim, a chaplain at the hospital where she works as a surgeon, is dead. Only, not quite--rather, his head has been removed from his body and cryogenically frozen. Jim awakes to find himself in an altogether unique situation, to say the least: his body gone but his consciousness alive, his only companion a mysterious, disembodied voice"--

May 21, 2015
Two of hearts by Lee, Christina, 1968- author.

Two of hearts

"Dakota Nakos has always been a resilient, strong-willed achiever. But when her father dies and she's entrusted with the family's casino, she feels vulnerable, scared, and more than a little emotional not exactly the best time to see an old lover she's never really gotten over. Dakota once meant the world to Shane Garrity. Then suddenly he left town to train as a U.S. Marshal, and their love for each other crashed into a memory. Now he's come home for her father's funeral, and one look at the gi

May 21, 2015
Tiffany girl - a novel by Gist, Deeanne, author.

Tiffany girl - a novel

"As preparations for the 1893 World's Fair set Chicago and the nation on fire, Louis Tiffany--heir to the exclusive Fifth Avenue jewelry empire--seizes the opportunity to unveil his state-of-the-art, stained glass, mosaic chapel, the likes of which the world has never seen. But when Louis's dream is threatened by a glassworkers' strike months before the Fair opens, he turns to an unforeseen source for help: the female students at the Art Students League of New York. Eager for adventure, the youn

May 21, 2015
The buried - a Jonathan Quinn novel by Battles, Brett, author.

The buried - a Jonathan Quinn novel

"Everything on the job is going as expected. The target has been dealt with, and all that's left to do is remove the body. But a surprise is waiting for Quinn and Nate, one that completely changes their mission. Then when the client who gave them their new orders disappears, they find themselves on their own, with a human asset holding a dark secret that several parties are interested in obtaining, by force if necessary. To keep the asset alive, the two cleaners must stay on the run, but even th

May 21, 2015
Brother of the more famous Jack by Trapido, Barbara, author.

Brother of the more famous Jack

"Stylish, suburban Katherine is eighteen when she is propelled into the heart of Professor Jacob Goldman's rambling home and his large eccentric family. As his enchanting yet sharp-tongued wife Jane gives birth to her sixth child, Katherine meets beautiful, sulky Roger and his volatile younger brother Jonathan. Inevitable heartbreak sends her fleeing to Rome, but ten years later, older and wiser, she returns to find the Goldmans again"--P. [4] of cover.

May 21, 2015
The book of Stone by Papernick, Jon, author.

The book of Stone

"A searing psychological thriller set in pre-9/11 Brooklyn in which a family's dark history and an estranged son's attempt to find meaning and purpose converge. Matthew Stone has inherited a troubling legacy: a gangster grandfather and a distant father--who is also a disgraced judge. After his father's death, Matthew is a young man alone. He turns to his father's beloved books for comfort, perceiving within them guidance that leads him to connect with a group of religious extremists. As Matthew

May 21, 2015
The book of colors by Barfield, Raymond, 1964-

The book of colors

"How can a 19-year-old, mixed-race girl who grew up in a crack house and is now pregnant be so innocent? Yslea is full of contradictions, though, seeming both young and old, innocent and wise. Her spirit is surprising, given all the pain she has endured, and that's the counterpoint this story offers—while she sees pain and suffering all around her, Yslea overcomes in her own quiet way."--

May 21, 2015
Little black lies by Bolton, S. J., author.

Little black lies

"In such a small community as the Falkland Islands, a missing child is unheard of. In such a dangerous landscape it can only be a terrible tragedy, surely... When another child goes missing, and then a third, it's no longer possible to believe that their deaths were accidental, and the villagers must admit that there is a murderer among them. Even Catrin Quinn, a damaged woman living a reclusive life after the accidental deaths of her own two sons a few years ago, gets involved in the searches a

May 21, 2015
Mislaid - a novel by Zink, Nell, author.

Mislaid - a novel

"Stillwater College in Virginia, 1966. Freshman Peggy, an inge´nue with literary pretensions, falls under the spell of Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, and they begin an ill-advised affair that results in an unplanned pregnancy and marriage. The two are mismatched from the start--she's a lesbian, he's gay--but it takes a decade of emotional erosion before Peggy runs off with their three-year-old daughter, leaving their nine-year-old son behind. Worried that Lee will have her committed for

May 21, 2015
Blue Gemini - a thriller by Jenne, Michael, author.

Blue Gemini - a thriller

"The year is 1968: The Cold War is far from over, nuclear annihilation is always only a heartbeat away. America is racing the Soviet Union to land men on the Moon, a war is raging, and a pivotal presidential election looms on the horizon. A child of the early space age, Lieutenant Scott Ourecky joined the Air Force with aspirations of going to flight school. A brilliant engineer, he repeatedly fails the aptitude test to become a pilot but is selected to work on a highly classified military space

May 21, 2015
Single Jewish male seeking soul mate - a novel by Pogrebin, Letty Cottin.

Single Jewish male seeking soul mate - a novel

"A New York love story from the feminist icon and founding editor of Ms. magazine describes the romance and tension between a liberal-leaning son of Holocaust survivors and an African-American civil rights activist."--

May 21, 2015
The sweetheart deal - a novel by Dugan, Polly.

The sweetheart deal - a novel

The Sweetheart deal is the heartrending story of how people move on in the wake of devastating loss -- and of what happens when the chance for love unexpectedly appears again.

May 21, 2015
The burning land by Cornwell, Bernard.

The burning land

The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.

May 21, 2015
Adventures in immediate irreality by Blecher, Max, 1909-1938, author.

Adventures in immediate irreality

"Immediate Irreality, the masterwork of Max Blecher--a magnificent writer who brings to mind Bruno Schulz--paints in vivid colors the crises of "irreality" that plagued him in his youth, eerie mirages wherein he would glimpse future events, glowing glimpses unsettling in every way. In gliding chapters that move with a peculiar dream logic of their own, this memoiristic novella sketches the tremulous, frightening and exhilarating awakenings of a very young man" --

May 21, 2015