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The listener : a novel

Posted November 2, 2018

Set in the Great Depression, this historical horror novel features a young black man who has a special talent for hearing things that aren’t there—including a child’s cry for help, which gets him involved in a dangerous kidnapping s…

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Posted November 2, 2018

In 2012, journalist Michael Scott Moore is captured by Somali pirates while on an assignment. For three years, he is a prisoner, until his eventual release. A harrowing hostage memoir that investigates economics, history, foreign policy, and religion…

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My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel

Posted November 2, 2018

You would do anything for a friend, right? Even give them an exorcism? Set in Charleston, S.C. in 1988, Abby and Gretchen are best friends in high school. When Gretchen starts to act weird, Abby realizes she needs to save her friend from a demon livi…

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Kafka on the shore

Posted November 2, 2018

I've always been a fan of Haruki Murakami, the prolific Japanese writer who often uses magical realism in his work, but never read the famous "Kafka on the Shore." What a wild ride of a book! The book has two storylines. First, 15-year-old Kafka Tamu…

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Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA

Posted August 31, 2018

What if everyone in the state of Maryland read the same book? That’s the idea behind One Maryland, One Book, an initiative started by Maryland Humanities. This year’s book is “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmat…

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