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Weir, Andy

Summary: "Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacute while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's aliveway alive--and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Gaiman, Neil

Summary: " According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world'sonly completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GAI

Jamison, Laura

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JAM

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BRA

Sedaris, David

Summary: "There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it. If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly selfexamination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on the street, pedestrians being whacked over the head or gathering to watch as a man...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Albom, Mitch

Summary: "What would happen if we cried out to God for help and someone claiming to be God actually appeared before us? In Mitch Albom's profound new novel, a group of shipwrecked passengers must face that challenge when a strange man they pull from the water says he can save them all, but only if they believe in him ... The story is narrated by a lonely passenger named Benji, who recounts the events in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Sparks, Nicholas

Summary: "In 1996, everything changed for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina's Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind ... until she met Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, and newly admitted to West Point, Bryce showed her how much there was to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SPA

Grinell, Sheila

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Towles, Amor

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In June 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California, where they can start...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: "When ex-detective inspector Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, author Anthony Horowitz, are invited to a far-from-exclusive literary festival on the tiny island of Alderney, they soon discover that all is not as it should be. The locals of Alderney are embroiled in a feud over a disruptive power line that's turning neighbor against neighbor, and the festival's other guests include an eccentric...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOR

Healey, Jane

Summary: "In the summer of 1973, Ruth and her four friends were obsessed with pre-Raphaelite paintings -- and a little bit obsessed with each other. Drawn to the cold depths of the river by Ruth's house, the girls pretend to be the drowning Ophelia, with increasingly elaborate tableaus. But by the end of that fateful summer, real tragedy finds them along the banks. Twenty-four years later, Ruth returns...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HEA

Heller, L. Alison

Summary: "With its sprawling yards and excellent schools, Cottonwood Estates is the perfect place to raise children. The Cottonwood Book Club serves as the subdivision's eyes and ears, meeting once a month for discussion, gossip, and cocktails. If their selections trend toward twisty thrillers and salacious murder mysteries, it's only because the members feel secure that such evil has no place in their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HEL

Roach, Mary

Summary: "What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. These days, as ... Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline at the crossroads of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 591.5 ROA

Pine, A. J.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PIN

Feeney, Alice

Summary: Things have been wrong with Mr and Mrs Wright for a long time. When Adam and Amelia win a weekend away to Scotland, it might be just what their marriage needs. Self-confessed workaholic and screenwriter Adam Wright has lived with face blindness his whole life. He can't recognize friends or family, or even his own wife. Every anniversary the couple exchange traditional gifts, and each year...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FEE

Williams, Beatriz

Summary: In the autumn of 1948, Iris Digby vanishes from her London home with her American diplomat husband and their two children. The world is shocked by the family's sensational disappearance. Were they eliminated by the Soviet intelligence service? Or have the Digbys defected to Moscow with a trove of the West's most vital secrets?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WIL

Whitehead, Colson

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "To his customers and neighbors on 125th Street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family ... Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his facade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all the time. Cash is tight ... so if his cousin Freddie...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Hawkins, Paula

Summary: "When a young man is found gruesomely murdered on a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him. Laura is the troubled one-night stand last seen in the victim's home. Carla is his grief-stricken aunt, already mourning the recent death of yet another family member. And Miriam is the nosy neighbor clearly keeping secrets from the police. Three women with separate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Harris, Nathan

Summary: "In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry--freed by the Emancipation Proclamation--seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle. The Walkers, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an unexpected friendship to stanch their grief. Prentiss and Landry, meanwhile, plan to save money for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Lapeña, Shari

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Brecken Hill in upstate New York is an expensive place to live. You have to be rich to have a house there, and Fred and Sheila Merton certainly are rich. But even all their money can't protect them when a killer comes to call. The Mertons are brutally murdered the night after a fraught Easter dinner with their three adult kids. Who, of course, are devastated. Or are they? They each stand to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC LAP

Whitaker, Chris

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "There are two kinds of families: the ones we are born into and the ones we create. Walk has never left the coastal California town where he grew up. He may have become the chief of police, but he's still trying to heal the old wound of having given the testimony that sent his best friend, Vincent King, to prison decades before. Now, thirty years later, Vincent is being released. Duchess is a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WHI

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Malibu: August 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby sister, Kit. Together the siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC REI

Michaelides, Alex

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike--particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as the Maidens. Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on the Maidens when one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MIC

Slaughter, Karin

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "AN ORDINARY LIFE ... Leigh Collier has worked hard to build what looks like a normal life. She has a good job as a defense attorney, a daughter doing well in school, and even her divorce is relatively civilized-her life is just as unremarkable as she'd always hoped it would be. HIDES A DEVASTATING PAST ... But Leigh's ordinary life masks a childhood which was far from average ... a childhood...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SLA

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