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A Man Called Ove
A Man Called Ove A Novel By Backman, Fredrik (Book - 2014 ) FICTION BACKMAN, F. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:A grumpy old man who lost his wife and his job decides to end it all but keeps getting interrupted by his annoying neighbors.

Elizabeth Is Missing
Elizabeth Is Missing By Healey, Emma (Book - 2014 ) FICTION HEALEY, E. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:A senile woman's concern about a friend she's lost contact with unearths a darker mystery from her past.

My Wish List
My Wish List [a Novel] By Delacourt, Grégoire (Book - 2014 ) FICTION DELACOURT, G. Available now View Details

Annotation:A woman living an ordinary life in a small French town wins the lottery and makes a list of all the things she could buy but wonders how much she wants her life to change.

All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See A Novel By Doerr, Anthony (Book - 2014 ) FICTION DOERR, A. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:The paths of a blind French girl and a German radio operator converge in Saint-Malo as the Allies bombard the city.

One Plus One
One Plus One A Novel By Moyes, Jojo (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MOYES, J. and more… All copies in use. View Details
The Arsonist
The Arsonist A Novel By Miller, Sue (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MILLER, S. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A burned-out aid worker returns from Africa to her parents' summer home in New England, where someone has been setting fire to the summer people's houses.

Cop Town
Cop Town A Novel By Slaughter, Karin (Book - 2014 ) MYSTERY SLAUGHTER, K. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:In the 1970s, a woman who lost her husband in Vietnam joins the male-dominated Atlanta police force at a time when cops are being targeted by an unknown shooter.

The Book of Unknown Americans
The Book of Unknown Americans A Novel By HenrĂ­quez, Cristina (Book - 2014 ) FICTION HENRIQUEZ, C. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:A Mexican family come to the U.S. so their brain-damaged daughter can attend a special school but find themselves facing more challenges than they anticipated.

A Star for Mrs. Blake
A Star for Mrs. Blake By Smith, April (Book - 2014 ) FICTION SMITH, A. Available now View Details

Annotation:An American woman who lost her son in World War I is invited to join the Gold Star Mothers on a pilgrimage to France to visit their sons' graves.

The Vacationers
The Vacationers A Novel By Straub, Emma (Book - 2014 ) FICTION STRAUB, E. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:At a holiday villa in Mallorca, a family and friends gather, each with their own problems and grievances.

Field of Prey
Field of Prey A Novel By Sandford, John (Book - 2014 ) RENTAL FICTION SANDFORD, J. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Lucas Davenport is on the case when an abandoned cistern is found to be full of human remains.

The One & Only
The One & Only A Novel By Giffin, Emily (Book - 2014 ) FICTION GIFFIN, E. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:A football-obsessed woman becomes infatuated with a college coach who also happens to be the father of her best friend from childhood.

Bellweather Rhapsody
Bellweather Rhapsody By Racculia, Kate (Book - 2014 ) FICTION RACCULIA, K. Available now View Details

Annotation:At a grand but decaying old hotel in the Catskills, a high school music festival goes awry when a young prodigy disappears from Room 712, where a murder-suicide of a bride and groom occurred years earlier.

China Dolls
China Dolls A Novel By See, Lisa (Book - 2014 ) FICTION SEE, L. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Three young women with secret pasts find work as dancers at a nightclub in San Francisco's Chinatown before and during World War II.

We Need to Talk About Kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin By Shriver, Lionel (Book - 2003 ) BOOK CLUB SHRIVER, L. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Though-provoking account from the perspective of the mother of a boy in prison for a school massacre.

The Good Luck of Right Now
The Good Luck of Right Now A Novel By Quick, Matthew (Book - 2014 ) FICTION QUICK, M. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:After his mother's death, a man who never left home sets out on a journey of self discovery with the family priest and two siblings who lay claim to alien abduction.

Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park By Rowell, Rainbow (Book - 2013 ) ABE YA FICTION ROWELL, R. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A powerful, painful story of first love that takes place in 1986.

Every House Is Haunted
Every House Is Haunted By Rogers, Ian (Book - 2012 ) SCIENCE FICTION ROGERS, I. Available now View Details

Annotation:A collection of short stories exploring the dark side of humans and houses.

The Lost Sisterhood
The Lost Sisterhood A Novel By Fortier, Anne (Book - 2014 ) FICTION FORTIER, A. Available now View Details

Annotation:A modern-day scholar of ancient languages learns that a notebook left by her grandmother may hold the key to the lost sisterhood of the Amazons.

Love and Treasure
Love and Treasure A Novel By Waldman, Ayelet (Book - 2014 ) FICTION WALDMAN, A. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A dying man entrusts his granddaughter with a necklace that came from the Gold Train carrying Holocaust victims' valuables.

Watching You
Watching You By Robotham, Michael (Book - 2014 ) FICTION ROBOTHAM, M. and more… All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:A woman whose husband vanished, leaving behind a debt to a gangster, begins to feel that someone is manipulating her life.

The Housemaid's Daughter
The Housemaid's Daughter By Mutch, Barbara (Book - 2012 ) FICTION MUTCH, B. All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:The daughter of a black housemaid working in a white household in South Africa feels like part of the family until an act of betrayal and the rise of apartheid cause her to start a new life.

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste By Martin, Valerie (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MARTIN, V. Available now View Details

Annotation:After a seafaring family is lost on the abandoned ship Mary Celeste, Arthur Conan Doyle is inspired to write about it and encounters a clairvoyant who is linked to the tragedy.

After I'm Gone
After I'm Gone By Lippman, Laura (Book - 2014 ) RENTAL MYSTERY LIPPMAN, L. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A man who flees the country to avoid a prison sentence leaves behind a wife and children who struggle with financial hardship and a mistress who winds up murdered.

Together Tea
Together Tea By Kamali, Marjan (Book - 2013 ) FICTION KAMALI, M. Available now View Details

Annotation:An Iranian-American woman at odds with her mother over her marriage prospects decides to visit the homeland they fled when she was a child.

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