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Jenoff, Pam

16 holds on 13 copies

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will...

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2017

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McNeal, Laura

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Summary: "Nineteen-year-old Aldine McKenna is stuck at home with her sister and aunt in a Scottish village in 1929 when two Mormon missionaries ring the doorbell. Aldine's sister converts and moves to America to marry, and Aldine follows, hoping to find the life she's meant to lead and the person she's meant to love. In New York, Aldine answers an ad soliciting a teacher for a one-room schoolhouse in a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2017

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Bostwick, Marie

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Summary: Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the Promise sisters, escaping their mother’s narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasn’t been easy. Minerva Promise claimed that her three “test tube” daughters—gifted pianist Joanie, artistic Meg, and storyteller Avery—were engineered and molded to be geniuses. In adulthood, their modest lives fall far short of her grand...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp 2017

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Heffernan, William

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Summary: Detective Harry Doyle investigates a series of murders that also leaves his adoptive father seriously wounded. Attempting to expose a private religious institution's long-kept secrets, the investigation takes Harry and his partner, Vicky Stanopolis, to the far reaches of the country to find their answers. Harry's ability to hear the postmortem whispers of murder victims-- a remnant from when he...

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2017

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Singer, Margot

Summary: "Set against the backdrop of the tube bombings in London in 2005, Underground Fugue interweaves the stories of four characters who are dislocated by shock waves of personal loss, political violence, and, ultimately, betrayal. It's April and Esther has left New York for London, partly to escape her buckling marriage, and partly to care for her dying mother; Lonia, Esther's mother, is haunted by...

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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Wolfe, Ethan J

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Summary: Ranchers across the west report large numbers of cattle stolen and the problem has become so large they refuse to drive their herds to market in the fall. The cattle industry is a large part of the American economy and stock market and if the cattle industry fails the market will collapse and send the country into a deep recession. The Cattlemen's Association turns to Washington for help and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star Publishing 2017

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Pritchett, Laura

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Summary: "The tight-knit residents of Blue Moon Mountain, nestled high in the Colorado Mountains, form an interconnected community of those living off the land, stunned by the beauty and isolation all around them. So when, at the onset of winter, the town veterinarian commits a violent act, the repercussions of that tragedy will be felt all across the mountainside, upending their lives and causing their...

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

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Goodman, Joanna

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Summary: How far would you go to uncover the truth? One spring night in 1998, the beautiful Cressida Strauss plunges from a fourth-floor balcony at the Lycée Internationale Suisse with catastrophic consequences. Loath to draw negative publicity to the school, a bastion of European wealth and glamor, officials quickly dismiss the incident as an accident, but questions remain: Was it a suicide attempt? Or...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2017

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Herrick, Ellen

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Summary: An American nursery owner with a rare gift with plants jumps at the chance to help revive a run-down, Shakespearean garden on a country estate in England and becomes intrigued with the house's haunting history and the owners brother-in-law.

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Ruskovich, Emily

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Summary: A tale told from multiple perspectives traces the complicated relationship between Ann and Wade on a rugged landscape and how they came together in the aftermath of his first wife's imprisonment for a violent murder. Ann and Wade have carved out a life for themselves from a rugged landscape in northern Idaho. With her husband's memory fading, Ann attempts to piece together the truth of what...

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Cambron, Kristy

Summary: "Harry Houdni's one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world. But someone wants to claim them . . . or silence her before she can reveal them on her own"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

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Upadhyay, Samrat

Summary: "Samrat Upadhyay's new collection vibrates at the edges of intersecting cultures. Journalists in Kathmandu are targeted by the government. A Nepali man studying in America drops out of school and finds himself a part of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Awhite American woman moves to Nepal and changes her name. A Nepali man falls in love with mysterious foreign black woman. A rich kid is caught...

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2017

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Lewis, Beverly

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Summary: When a well-to-do family asks Sallie Riehl to be their daughter's nanny for the summer at their Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to broaden her horizons beyond the Lancaster County Amish community where she grew up. Curious by nature, Sallie loves reading and learning, and she fears that her chances of making a good match with an Amish farmer will be hampered because...

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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McCarthy, Mary

Summary: Seventy-five years ago Mary McCarthy provoked a scandal with her electrifying debut novel, The Company She Keeps (1942), announcing the arrival of a major new voice in American literature. A candid, thinly-veiled portrait of the late-1930s New York intellectual scene, its penetrating gaze and creative fusion of life and literature-"mutual plagiarism," she called it--became the hallmark of...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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McCarthy, Mary

Summary: In the second volume of the definitive edition of her fiction, three novels by the witty and provocative writer who defined a generation, including the landmark classic The Group. In Mary McCarthy's most famous novel, The Group (1963), she depicts the lives of eight Vassar College graduates during the 1930s as they grapple with sex, sexism, money, motherhood, and family. McCarthy's final two...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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Mackenzie, Jassy

Summary: "Relentless South African private investigator Jade de Jong tracks a saboteur in a race to prevent a nuclear disaster in Jassy Mackenzie's new, pulse-pounding thriller. Despite her checkered history with law enforcement, Johannesburg private investigator Jade de Jong is attempting to operate on the right side of the law, confining herself to low-profile cases. But her remarkably attractive new...

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2017

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Merullo, Roland

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Summary: Meeting during a highly publicized official visit at the Vatican, the Pope and the Dalai Lama embark on an unsanctioned, undercover vacation through the Italian countryside to rediscover the everyday joys of life.

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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Daniel, John

Summary: "Henry Fielder, solitary and unmoored in his thirties, runs into an old lover and finds himself ready to tell the story he has harbored for two decades. He is fifteen, in rural western Oregon, enduring a year of sorrows. His mother has died, his father is physically abusive, and his extraordinary spiritual affinity for the wild lives of his native country seems to desert him. An older couple,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

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Statovci, Pajtim

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Summary: "Already an international sensation: a debut novel that tells a love story set in two countries in two radically different moments in time, bringing together a young man, his mother, a boa constrictor, and one capricious cat. In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young Muslim girl is married off to a man she hardly knows, but what was meant to be a happy match goes quickly wrong. Soon thereafter her country...

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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Callahan, Michael

Summary: "A reluctant Miss Delaware gets swept up in the glamour of the 1950 Miss America pageant, where she finds friendship and love-with unexpected, tragic results. Betty Jane Welch reluctantly enters the Miss Delaware contest to make her mother happy, only to surprisingly find herself the judges' choice. Just like that, she's catapulted into the big time, the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City....

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Watts, Stephanie Powell

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Summary: "JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high school sweetheart, Ava. But as he reenters his former world, where factories are in decline and the legacy of Jim Crow is still felt, he's startled to find that the people he once knew and loved have changed just as much as he has. Ava is now married and desperate for a baby, though she...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Caletti, Deb

Summary: "From National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti comes an emotionally riveting story of a woman falling for a man who may be hiding a dangerous secret--perfect for readers of Jodi Picoult and Kristin Hannah. "Guilty people keep secrets." Isabelle Austen returns to her hometown on a small, isolated Pacific Northwest island to take over the family tourism business after the death of her mother,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2017

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Kessel, John

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Summary: "In the middle of the twenty-second century, over three million people live in underground cities below the moon's surface. One city-state, the Society of Cousins, is matriarchy, where men are supported in any career choice, and can have all the sex they want, but no right to vote--and tensions are beginning to flare as outside political intrigues increase. After participating in a rebellion...

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2017

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Yuknavitch, Lidia

Summary: "In the near future, world wars have transformed the earth into a battleground. Fleeing the unending violence and the planet's now-radioactive surface, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. The changed world has turned evolution on its head: the surviving humans have become sexless, hairless, pale-white creatures floating in isolation,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins 2017

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