• Details about Dead wake

    Dead wake

    Eric Larson

    On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone, and for months, its U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great transatlantic "Greyhounds" and her captain, William Thomas Turner, placed tremendous faith in the gentlema……more

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    The Name of the Star

    Maureen Johnson.

    The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it's the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888. Soon "Rippermania" takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police now believe to b……more

  • 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 The Incendiaries: A Novel

    The Incendiaries: A Novel

    R. O. Kwon

    " Religion, politics, and love collide in this slim but powerful novel reminiscent of Donna Tartt's The Secret History, with menace and mystery lurking in every corner." -- People Magazine "The most buzzed-about debut of the summer, as it should be...unusual and enticing ... The Incendiaries arrives at precisely the right moment." -- The Washington Post "Radiant...A dark, absorbing story of how first love can be as intoxicating and dangerous as religious fundamentalism." -- New York Times Bo……more

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    Wildland

    Rebecca Hodge

    For fans of Jodi Picoult and Anita Shreve comes an exhilarating debut novel of one woman's courage in the face of catastrophe. She'll do anything to save them. But what will she do to save herself? When Kat Jamison retreats to the Blue Ridge Mountains, she's counting on peace and solitude to help her make a difficult decision. Her breast cancer has returned, but after the death of her husband, her will to fight is dampened. Now she has a choice to make: face yet another round of chemotherapy or ……more

  • Details about House of Trelawney

    House of Trelawney

    Hannah Rothschild

    "For more than 700 years, the vast, rambling Trelawney Castle in Cornwall--turrets, follies, a room for every day of the year, four miles of corridors and 500,000 acres--was the magnificent and grand "three dimensional calling card" of the Earls of Trelawney. By 2008, it is in a complete state of ruin due to the dulled ambition and the financial ineptitude of the twenty-four earls, two world wars, the Wall Street crash, and inheritance taxes. Still: the heir to all of it, Kitto, his wife Jane, t……more

  • Details about The Silence Between Us

    The Silence Between Us

    Alison Gervais

    Deaf teen Maya Harris must navigate a new life---and love---in this own-voices novel from award-winning author Alison Gervais. When Maya is forced to attended a hearing school, she sets out to prove that her lack of hearing won't stop her from chasing her dreams.…more

  • Details about The Scent Keeper

    The Scent Keeper

    Erica Bauermeister

    The national bestselling author of The School of Essential Ingredients presents a captivating coming-of-age novel about how fragrances conjure memories capable of shaping the course of our lives.Emmeline lives an enchanted childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. What he won?t explain are the mysterious scents stored in the drawers that line the walls of their cabin, or the origin of the machine that creates them. As Emmeline grows……more

  • Details about Tweet Cute

    Tweet Cute

    Emma Lord

    "A witty rom-com reinvention ... with deeply relatable insights on family pressure and growing up.” - Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka, authors of Always Never Yours and If I’m Being Honest “An adorable debut that updates a classic romantic trope with a buzzy twist." - Jenn Bennett, author of Alex, Approximately and Serious Moonlight A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be ……more

  • Details about Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favorites

    Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favorites

    Taste of Home

    Amp up your dinner routine with more than 100 restaurant copycat dishes made at home! Skip the delivery, avoid the drive thru and keep that tip money in your wallet, because Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favorites brings America’s most popular menu items to your kitchen. Inside Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favorites you’ll find more than 100 no-fuss recipes inspired by Olive Garden, Panera Bread, Pizza Hut, Cinnabon, Chipotle, Applebee’s, Taco Bell, TGI Fridays, The Chee……more

  • Details about Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes

    Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes

    Kathleen West

    "Class Mom meets Small Admissions in this wryly observed debut about the privileged bubble that is Liston Heights High--the micro-managing parents, the overworked teachers, and the students caught in the middle--and the fallout for each of them when that bubble finally bursts. Isobel Johnson can't stand helicopter parents like Julia Abbott, a stage mom whose world revolves around interfering in her children's lives. Julia resents teachers like Isobel, who effortlessly bond with students, includi……more

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  • Details about Fatal Strike (sound recording)

    Fatal Strike (sound recording)

    DiAnn Mills

      There's a killer on the loose in Galveston, targeting law enforcement officials and using a fatal injection of snake venom to take them down. Authorities have reasons to believe the Veneno gang is behind the hits, and FBI Agents Leah Riesel and Jon Colbert team up to track down those responsible. Their best lead is an eyewitness who identifies a young man dumping the third body on a church doorstep. But their suspect has gone into hiding, and those closest to him are reluctant to reveal ……more

  • Details about Witch's Oath (sound recording)

    Witch's Oath (sound recording)

    Terry Goodkind

    Richard knew that there would be no help coming. It was all up to him to stop the threat or Kahlan would die. They all would die. Nine companions--Richard, Kahlan, the witch woman Shale and six Mord-Sith, Rikka, Vale, Cassia, Nyda, Berdine and Vika--are hunting a warlock in the waterlogged depths of the People's Palace. It will take all their skills to close on their quarry, but do any of them understand the true power of a Witch's Oath? Witch's Oath is the fourth episode in Terry Goodkind's new……more

  • Details about A Mindful Year (sound recording)

    A Mindful Year (sound recording)

    Aria Campbell-Danesh

    The demands of the day can leave us feeling exhausted and uninspired, while alerts and notifications constantly tug at our attention. We fall into unhealthy patterns that can be all too difficult to break. Written from friend to friend, one day at a time, this book invites you to start a new pattern, one that begins with taking just a few quiet moments to reconnect with what is most important, each day.…more

  • Details about A Long Petal of the Sea (sound recording)

    A Long Petal of the Sea (sound recording)

    Isabel Allende

    Sponsored by the poet Pablo Neruda to flee the violence of the Spanish Civil War, a pregnant widow and an army doctor unite in an arranged marriage only to be swept up by the early days of World War II.   "In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her li……more

  • Details about The Promise of Palm Grove (sound recording)

    The Promise of Palm Grove (sound recording)

    Shelley Shepard Gray

    Edmund is a good man, and will make a decent husband, just not for Leona. The more time she spends with him and his overbearing ways, the less she wants to be his wife. But when a chance encounter with a wayward cat brings her face-to-face with a handsome, fun-loving Amish man named Zachary Kauffman, Leona's faced with two vastly different futures.…more

  • Details about Highfire (sound recording)

    Highfire (sound recording)

    Eoin Colfer

    For centuries, he struck fear in hearts far and wide as Wyvern, Lord Highfire of the Highfire Eyrie. Now he goes by Vern. He is the last of his kind, the last dragon, and no amount of vodka or Netflix binging from his Laz-Z-Boy recliner can drown the loneliness in his molten core. Vern's glory days are long gone. Or are they? The swamp can make strange bedfellows, and rather than be fried alive so the dragon can keep his secret, Squib strikes a deal with the scaly apex predator. There's about to……more

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  • Details about Parasite (videorecording)

    Parasite (videorecording)

    Chun-ho Pong

    Kim Ki-teak's family are all unemployed and living in a squalid basement. When his son gets a tutoring job at the lavish home of the Park family, the Kim family's luck changes. One by one they gradually infiltrate the wealthy Park's home, attempting to take over their affluent lifestyle.…more

  • Details about Harriet (videorecording)

    Harriet (videorecording)

    Kasi Lemmons

    Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.…more

  • Details about Pain and Glory (videorecording)

    Pain and Glory (videorecording)

    Pedro Almodóvar

    It tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the '60s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity, the first desire, his first adult love in the Madrid of the '80s, the pain of the breakup of that love while it was still alive and intense.…more

  • Details about Ford v Ferrari (videorecording)

    Ford v Ferrari (videorecording)

    James Mangold

    The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.…more

  • Details about Roma (videorecording)

    Roma (videorecording)

    Alfonso Cuarón

    With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuaron recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo, the indigenous domestic worker who keeps the household running. Charged with the care of four small children abandoned by their father, Cleo tends to the family even as her own life is shaken by personal and political upheavals.…more

  • Details about The Good Liar (videorecording)

    The Good Liar (videorecording)

    Bill Condon

    Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.…more