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Le Guin, Ursula K.

Summary: A master builder of faraway, fantastic worlds, Ursula K. Le Guin, at mid-career, found in her native California the inspiration for what was to be her greatest literary construction: nothing less than an entire ethnography of a future society, the Kesh, living in a post-apocalyptic Napa Valley. This Library of America edition of her 1985 classic Always Coming Home, prepared in close...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2019

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Daheim, Mary

Summary: Vacations can be murder. No one knows that better than Judith McMonigle Flynn, owner of Seattle's popular Hillside Manor B&B. After a busy summer, she desperately needs some R&R. Leave it to her thoughtful husband, Joe, to surprise her with a trip to the Canadian Rockies. Thrilled to be getting away, Judith's overjoyed when Cousin Renie and Bill agree to join them. Though the husbands have made...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Schweblin, Samanta

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Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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Mascarenhas, Kate

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Summary: In 1967, four female scientists worked together to build the world's first time machine. But just as they are about to debut their creation, one of them suffers a breakdown, putting the whole project--and future of time travel--in jeopardy. To protect their invention, one member is exiled from the team--erasing her contributions from history. Fifty years later, time travel is a big business....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2019

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Goss, Theodora

Summary: "A young woman hunts for her wayward shadow at the school where she first learned magic--while another faces a test she never studied for as ice envelopes the world. The tasks assigned a bookish boy lead him to fateful encounters with lizards, owls, trolls, and a feisty, sarcastic cat. A bear wedding is cause for celebration, the spinning wheel and the tower in the briar hedge get to tell their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mythic Delirium Books 2019

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Walker, Karen Thompson

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Summary: One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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King, Crystal

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Summary: A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle's secrets--including the identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died. When Bartolomeo Scappi dies in 1577, he leaves his vast...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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Brunstetter, Wanda E

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Summary: Sara Murray had never met her mother's parents and was surprised to learn after her death that they were Amish living in Pennsylvania. When she is finally able to make the trip to meet them, she is shocked to learn someone else has been living with them and pretending to be Sara. Sara can't understand how quickly her grandparents are willing to forgive the imposter. Secrets and deceit seem to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2019

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Winters, Ben H.

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Summary: In a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else, Laszlo Ratesic is a nineteen-year veteran of the Speculative Service. He lives in the Golden State, a nation standing where California once did, a place where like-minded Americans retreated after the erosion of truth and the spread of lies made public life and governance impossible. In the Golden State, knowingly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Bond, Gwenda

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Summary: "A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven's mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things. It's the summer of 1969, and the shock of conflict reverberates through the youth of America, both at home and abroad. As a student at a quiet college campus in the heartland of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2019

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Gray, Shelley Shepard

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Summary: Meredith Hunt is content with her solo life. But when she's mugged and the handsome Ace Vance comes to her rescue, she doesn't know how to accept his help, or how to stop staring into his chocolate-brown eyes. Thrown together by a careless criminal, Meredith and Ace can't deny their attraction. But can they open their hearts, and their lives, to make room for love?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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Summary: Some of the included authors are already familiar to readers in the West (Liu Cixin and Hao Jingfang, both Hugo winners); some are publishing in English for the first time. Because of the growing interest in newer SFF from China, virtually every story here was first published in Chinese in the 2010s.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2019

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Robinson, Peter

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Summary: One of the world's greatest suspense writers returns with this gripping, powerful new mystery featuring Alan Banks, continuing what Stephen King calls "the best series now on the market." "Two suspicious deaths challenge DS Alan Banks and his crack investigative team. A young local student's body is found in an abandoned car on a lonely country road. The death looks like suicide, but there are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

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Patterson, James

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Summary: Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Verble, Margaret

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Summary: An epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Anders, Charlie

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Summary: ""If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams . . . And from there, it's easy to control our entire lives." The bestselling author of All the Birds in the Sky returns with a strange, haunting, and deeply human tale. Sophie serves coffee at an underground cafe. She stays in the shadows and listens to the troubles of the parlor guests, but does not draw attention to herself for one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2019

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Calvi, Mary

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Summary: "Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is, therefore, contended that it cannot be resisted." --George Washington Unrequited love might have sparked a flame that ignited a cause that became the American Revolution. Never before has this story about George Washington been told. Crafted from hundreds of letters, witness accounts, and journal entries, Dear George, Dear Mary explores...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Aboulela, Leila

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Summary: "Since her award-winning debut novel, Minaret, Leila Aboulela has been praised by J.M. Coetzee, Ali Smith, Aminatta Forna, and Anthony Marra among others for her rich and nuanced depictions of Islamic spiritual and political life. Her latest collection, Elsewhere, Home, draws us ineluctably into the lives of immigrants at home and abroad as they forge new identities and reshape old ones. A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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Halls, Stacey

Summary: Pendle Hill Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth is with child again. As the mistress of Gawthorpe Hall, she is anxious to provide her husband with an heir. But none of her previous pregnancies have come to term. Then she discovers a hidden letter from her physician that warns her husband that she will not survive another pregnancy. Distraught over the frightening revelation, Fleetwood wanders the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2019

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Goldberg, Lee

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Summary: Everybody loves Ian Ludlow's action novels - especially the CIA - because the spies know something the public doesn't: his fictional plots have a frightening tendency to come true. Ian is in Hong Kong with his resourceful assistant Margo French to research his wildest story yet - a deadly global conspiracy by Chinese intelligence to topple the United States. What Ian doesn't know is that his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2019

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Luiselli, Valeria

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Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Fisher, Suzanne Woods

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Summary: Luke Schrock is a new and improved man after a stint in rehab, though everyone in Stoney Ridge only remembers the old Luke. They might have forgiven him, but nobody trusts him. He has been allowed to live at Windmill Farm under two conditions. First, he must make a sincere apology to each person he's hurt. Second, he must ask each victim of mischief to describe the damage he caused. Simple,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

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Trentham, Laura

Summary: Harper Lee Wilcox has been marking time in her hometown of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina since her husband, Noah Wilcox’s death, nearly five years earlier. With her son Ben turning five and living at home with her mother, Harper fights a growing restlessness, worried that moving on means leaving the memory of her husband behind. Her best friend, Allison Teague, is dealing with struggles of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2019

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Riley, Lucinda

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Summary: Tiggy D'Apliese spends her days experiencing the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands doing a job she loves at a deer sanctuary. But when the sanctuary is forced to close, she is offered a job as a wildlife consultant on the vast and isolated estate of the elusive and troubled laird, Charlie Kinnaird. She has no idea that the move will not only irrevocably alter her future, but also bring her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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