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Swing time by Smith, Zadie. Swing time

Two dancers with different approaches to their craft share a complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, in a story that transitions from northwest London to West Africa.

Dec 7, 2016
The caregiver's companion - caring for your loved one medically, financially and emotionally while caring for yourself by Brent, Carolyn A., author. The caregiver's companion - caring for your loved one medically, financially and emotionally while caring for yourself

People today are not only living longer, they are also living sicker -- making caring for elderly loved ones more complicated than ever before. In this extensive guide, caregiver advocate Carolyn Brent outlines a step-by-step process so caregivers know what to do and what to ask in every situation that may arise, including signs that your loved one needs more assistance, what to look for in a retirement home, caretaking in your own home, how to manage difficult family relationships, and ensuring

Dec 5, 2016
The chemist - a novel by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973- author. The chemist - a novel

An ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.

Dec 4, 2016
The Christmas town by VanLiere, Donna, 1966- author. The Christmas town

"Lauren Gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs. Now twenty-years-old, she still longs for a place that she can truly call home. Her work as a cashier is unfulfilling, and at Christmas it's unbearable with the songs and carols and chatter of Christmas that she hears throughout the day. When Lauren ends her shift one night, she finds herself driving aimlessly in order to avoid returning to her lonely apartme

Dec 4, 2016
The city baker's guide to country living by Miller, Louise (Chef), author. The city baker's guide to country living

"Like her creator, Olivia Rawlings is a Boston-based pastry chef, though one doubts that Miller ever set an entire building alight while flambe´ing her signature dessert. After that little upset, Livvy seeks comfort in Guthrie, VT, settling down with peppy dog Salty when she's offered a job at the Sugar Maple Inn and falling for Martin McCracken, home to tend his ailing father"--synopsis of standard edition.

Dec 4, 2016
The Coldwater warm hearts club by Eddings, Lexi, author. The Coldwater warm hearts club

Dec 5, 2016
The conversation - a revolutionary plan for end-of-life care by Volandes, Angelo E., 1971- author. The conversation - a revolutionary plan for end-of-life care

"There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine: keeping patients alive at all costs. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes, even though research indicates that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones. The question 'How do you want to live?' must be posed to the seriously ill because they deserve to choose. If doctors explain options--including the choice to forego countless medical interventions that are often of littl

Dec 5, 2016
The dog that whispered by Kraus, Jim, 1950- author. The dog that whispered

"Bestselling author Jim Kraus returns with a heartwarming tale about a dog who has people convinced he can talk. Wilson Steele is a single professor and Vietnam veteran who likes living alone, insisting it's too late for him to have a family. His mother disagrees. When she impulsively adopts a rescued black lab mix, she insists Thurman is special, and has whispered of the coming of grandchildren. Wilson brushes the notion off as fantasy. When his mother learns of her retirement community's 'no p

Dec 5, 2016
The drafter by Harrison, Kim, 1966- author. The drafter

"Detroit 2030. Double-crossed by the person she loved and betrayed by the covert government organization that trained her to use her body as a weapon, Peri Reed becomes a fugitive and joins forces with a mysterious rogue soldier in a deadly race to piece together the truth about her fateful final task"--

Dec 4, 2016
The final seven by Spindler, Erica, 1957- author. The final seven

"A new kind of evil is at work in the Crescent City, more cunning, more powerful than New Orleans Detective Micki Dee Dare has ever encountered. As another coed goes missing, Micki and her partner, Zach "Hollywood" Harris, an irreverent charmer fresh out of an experimental FBI program, may be the only ones who can stop it"--

Dec 4, 2016
The flame bearer - a novel by Cornwell, Bernard, author. The flame bearer - a novel

Dec 2, 2016
The German girl by Correa, Armando Lucas, 1959- author. The German girl

Before everything changed, young Hannah Rosenthal lived a charmed life. But now, in 1939, the streets of Berlin are draped with red, white, and black flags; her family's fine possessions are hauled away; and they are no longer welcome in the places that once felt like home. Hannah and her best friend, Leo Martin, make a pact: whatever the future has in store for them, they'll meet it together. Hope appears in the form of the SS St. Louis , a transatlantic liner offering Jews safe passage out of

Dec 4, 2016
The grain brain whole life plan - boost brain performance, lose weight, and achieve optimal health by Perlmutter, David, 1954- author. The grain brain whole life plan - boost brain performance, lose weight, and achieve optimal health

Dec 7, 2016
The house on Windridge by Peterson, Tracie, author. The house on Windridge

When her mother dies in childbirth, Jessica's father sends his infant daughter from his ranch in Kansas back to New York to be raised by an older aunt. But Aunt Helen only cares for social standing and proprieties. She tells Jessica nothing of her father's offers to take her back and instead pushes Jessica into an arranged marriage with a man who turns out to be abusive and unfaithful. When her aunt and husband die, Jessica is alone in the world except for her infant son. She learns of her fathe

Dec 5, 2016
The invisible library by Cogman, Genevieve, author. The invisible library

"Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction... Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her enigmatic assistant Kai have been sent to an alternative London. Their mission: Retrieve a particularly dang

Dec 4, 2016
The Jolly Roger Social Club - a true story of a killer in paradise by Foster, Nick, 1966- author. The Jolly Roger Social Club - a true story of a killer in paradise

"After fleeing his home in Bocas del Toro, Panama, William Dathan Holbert, aka "Wild Bill," is awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American expatriates. Holbert's first victims were the Brown family, who lived on a remote part of the area's Darklands Peninsula. There, Holbert turned their property into the "Jolly Roger Social Club," using drink- and drug-fueled parties to get to know other ex-pats. The club's tagline was: "Over 90 percent of our members survive." But this is not just a

Dec 4, 2016
The last days of night by Moore, Graham, 1981- author. The last days of night

"In this historical thriller about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America, a young lawyer fresh out of Columbia Law School takes a case that seems impossible to win. His client, George Westinghouse, has been sued by Thomas Edison over who invented the light bulb"--

Dec 4, 2016
The latter days - a memoir by Freeman, Judith, 1946- author. The latter days - a memoir

"When Judith Freeman was 22, she was working in the cookware department of the Mormon church-owned department store in the town in Utah where she grew up. She was living in her parents' house with her four year old son, who had already endured two heart surgeries, and she was in the process of divorcing her husband, whom she married at the age of 17. She had abandoned Mormonism, the faith into which she was born, and she was having an affair with her son's surgeon, who was married with three chi

Dec 5, 2016
The letter writer by Fesperman, Dan, 1955- author. The letter writer

The first thing Woodrow Cain sees when he steps off the train in New York City on February 9, 1942, is smoke from an ocean liner in flames in the harbor. It's the Normandie, and word on the street is that it was burned by German saboteurs. "Ten lousy minutes in New York and already his new life felt as full of loss and betrayal as the one he'd left behind." What he left behind in a small North Carolina town was a wife who'd left him, a daughter in the care of his sister, and a career as a police

Dec 5, 2016
The matchmakers of Minnow Bay by Harms, Kelly, author. The matchmakers of Minnow Bay

"A young painter, Lily has reached a crossroads in her life. Her career hasn't taken off, her best friend may no longer be the trusted friend she thought, her boyfriend is a disappointment, and now she can't keep up with the rising cost of living in the city. With no one to turn to, Lily is forced to move from her beloved apartment, but while packing she comes across a piece of mail that had slipped to the back of her junk drawer: a letter detailing further action needed to finalize the annulmen

Dec 4, 2016