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  • Details about When We Were Sisters

    When We Were Sisters

    Emilie Richards

    As children in foster care, Cecilia and Robin vowed they would be the sisters each other never had. Now famous singer-songwriter Cecilia lives life on the edge, but when Robin is nearly killed in an accident, Cecilia drops everything to be with her. Reunited, the sisters begin to work on a project that could uncover memories for them both. Yet soon dark secrets of the past emerge that could test their bond to its very limit.…more

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  • Details about The Cuckoo's Calling

    The Cuckoo's Calling

    Robert Galbraith; J. K. Rowling

    A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her frien……more

  • Details about Normal People

    Normal People

    Sally Rooney

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends comes "a stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships" (People), hailed as "a masterpiece, pure and simple" (Minneapolis Star Tribune). "Among the vast cohort of new millennial novelists, none are connecting with readers as intimately, or generating as much excitement, as Sally Rooney."--Entertainment Weekly WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARD * WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD * LONGLISTED F……more

  • Details about The Hod King

    The Hod King

    Josiah Bancroft

    THE THIRD NOVEL IN THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF BABEL SERIES, SET IN A LABYRINTHINE WORLD OF MENACE AND WONDER. 'It is not merely a 5* book, it's a masterpiece' Mark Lawrence 'A vibrant, wholly original, and expertly crafted novel that transcends genre fantasy. It is an instant literary classic' Fantasy Book Review On the orders of the mysterious Sphinx, Thomas Senlin and his crew are dragged ever further into the Tower's conspiracies. Meanwhile, the hods climb the Black Trail in darkness and w……more

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  • Details about Real Men Knit

    Real Men Knit

    Kwana Jackson

    When Mama Joy unexpectedly passes away, Jesse Strong and his brothers have different plans on what to do with Strong Knits, their neighbourhood knitting store. Part-time shop employee Kerry Fuller has kept her crush on Jesse a secret. When she overhears his impassioned plea to his brothers to keep the knitting shop open, she volunteers to help. Unlike Jesse, Kerry knows the knitty-gritty of the business and together they make plans to reinvent Strong Knits for a new generation. But the more time……more

  • Details about Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls

    Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls

    Nina Renata Aron

    A scorching memoir of a love affair with an addict, weaving personal reckoning with psychology and history to understand the nature of addiction, codependency, and our appetite for obsessive love "The disease he has is addiction," Nina Renata Aron writes of her boyfriend, K. "The disease I have is loving him." Their love affair is dramatic, urgent, overwhelming--an intoxicating antidote to the long, lonely days of early motherhood. Soon after they get together, K starts using again, and years of……more

  • Details about Death in the East

    Death in the East

    Abir Mukherjee

    Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-Not Banerjee, are back for another exotic adventure set in 1920s India. 1905, London. As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across an old flame, Bessie Drummond, attacked in the streets. The next day, when Bessie is found brutally beaten in her own room, locked from the inside, Wyndham promises to get to the bottom of her murder. But the case will cost the youn……more

  • Details about Ellis Island

    Ellis Island

    Malgorzata Szejnert

    A dramatic, multi-vocal account of the personal agonies and ecstasies that played out within the walls of Ellis Island, as told by Poland's greatest living journalist This is the people's history of Ellis Island--the people who passed through it, and the people who were turned away from it. From Annie Moore, the Irishwoman who was the first to be processed there, to Arne Peterssen, the Norwegian who was the last to be taken away from the island via the official ferry boat in 1954, Ellis Island w……more

  • Details about Hamnet

    Hamnet

    Maggie O'Farrell

    "A thrilling departure: 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 he……more

  • Details about The Daughters of Foxcote Manor

    The Daughters of Foxcote Manor

    Eve Chase

    Readers of Lisa Jewell and Simone St. James will delight in this haunting, touching story of mothers, daughters, and belonging--and the devastating lies families tell themselves in order to survive. One of Bustle's Most Anticipated Books for Summer 2020 An isolated forest estate. A family with a terrible secret. The discovery that changes everything. England, 1970. On the one-year anniversary of the Harrington family's darkest night, their beautiful London home goes up in flames. Mrs. Harrington……more

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  • Details about My Life as a Villainess (sound recording): essays

    My Life as a Villainess (sound recording): essays

    Laura Lippman

    In this collection of new and previously published essays, author Laura Lippman shares her take on a woman's life across the decades. Covering her childhood and school years, her newspaper career, and her experiences as a novelist, Lippman finds universal touchstones in an unusual life that has as many twists as her crime fiction.…more

  • Details about The Book of Lost Names (sound recording)

    The Book of Lost Names (sound recording)

    Kristin Harmel

    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 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. Sixty-five years later, a book is discovered that appears to contain some sor……more

  • Details about What You Wish For (sound recording)

    What You Wish For (sound recording)

    Katherine Center

    "Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas-the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement will be none other than Duncan Carpenter-a former, unrequited crush of Sam's from many years before. When Duncan shows up as her new boss, though, he's nothing like the sweet teacher she once swooned over. He's b……more

  • Details about Utopia Avenue (sound recording)

    Utopia Avenue (sound recording)

    David Mitchell

    Emerging from London's psychedelic scene in 1967, and fronted by folk singer Elf Holloway, blues bassist Dean Moss and guitar virtuoso Jasper de Zoet, Utopia Avenue embarked on a meteoric journey from the seedy clubs of Soho, a TV debut on Top of the Pops, the cusp of chart success, glory in Amsterdam, prison in Rome, and a fateful American sojourn in the Chelsea Hotel, Laurel Canyon, and San Francisco during the autumn of '68. David Mitchell's kaleidoscopic novel tells the unexpurgated story of……more

  • Details about Playing Nice (sound recording)

    Playing Nice (sound recording)

    J.P. Delaney

    Pete Riley answers the door one morning and lets in a parent's worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, a stranger who breaks the devastating news that Pete's son, Theo, isn't actually his son; he is the Lamberts', switched at birth by an understaffed hospital, while their real son was sent home with Miles and his wife Lucy. For Pete and his family, life will never be the same again. The two families, reeling from the shock, take comfort in shared good intentions, eagerly entwining the……more

  • Details about The World Beneath Their Feet: (sound recording): Mountaineering, Madness, and the Deadly Race to Summit the Himalayas

    The World Beneath Their Feet: (sound recording): Mountaineering, Madness, and the Deadly Race to Summit the Himalayas

    Scott Ellsworth

    One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war. While tension steadily rose between European powers in the 1930s, a different kind of battle was raging across the Himalayas. Contingents from Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the United States had set up rival camps at the base of the mountains, all hoping to bec……more

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  • Details about Project Blue Book: Season 2: 2 Disc Set (videorecording)

    Project Blue Book: Season 2: 2 Disc Set (videorecording)

    David O'Leary

    As the Cold War deepens and the new political threats loom for Project Blue Book, Dr. Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen) and Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarkey) must delve further down the UFO conspiracy rabbit hole in their dangerous quest for the truth. Soon, cover-ups from the past (including at Roswell) collide with new UFO cases in the present (including at Area 51), forcing our duo to not only question the multi-faceted layers to a broadening global conspiracy, but the very nature and or……more

  • Details about The Last Full Measure (videorecording)

    The Last Full Measure (videorecording)

    Petr Jakl

    The true story of William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force medic who saved more than sixty men in one of the bleakest battles of the Vietnam War. Presented the chance to escape on the last helicopter, Pitsenbarger stayed behind to save and defend his comrade in arms. Twenty years later, Pitsenbarger's fellow soldiers and father seek the help of investigator Scott Huffman and other surviving veterans to finally secure him The Congressional Medal of Honor he deserved.…more

  • Details about The Invisible Man (videorecording)

    The Invisible Man (videorecording)

    Leigh Whannell

    Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy scientist, Cecilia Kass escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding. But when her abusive ex commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.…more

  • Details about The Gentlemen (videorecording)

    The Gentlemen (videorecording)

    Guy Ritchie

    American ex-pat Mickey Pearson built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business forever, it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.…more

  • Details about Bad Boys For Life (videorecording)

    Bad Boys For Life (videorecording)

    Adil El Arbi

    Although he's set to retire and looking forward to it, Marcus agrees to help his old partner one last time to discover and stop whoever has been attempting to assassinate Mike. Now the "old guard", they work with a new division of hotshots on the Miami PD called AMMO -- and find themselves hunting the head of the Aretas Cartel.…more

  • Details about Looking for Alaska: 3 Disc Set (videorecording)

    Looking for Alaska: 3 Disc Set (videorecording)

    Charlie Plummer

    The story is told through the eyes of teenager Miles "Pudge" Halter, as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska Young and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends attempt to make sense of what they've been through.…more