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Lewis, Phillip (Phillip E.)

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Just before Henry Aster's birth, his father -- outsized literary ambition and pregnant wife in tow -- reluctantly returns to the small Appalachian town in which he was raised and installs his young family in an immense house of iron and glass perched high on the side of a mountain. There, Henry grows up under the writing desk of this fiercely brilliant man. But when tragedy tips his father...

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2017

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Donohue, Meg.

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Summary: A popular radio host whose career was launched years earlier by an on-air rant about her unfaithful husband, struggles with falling in love, an obsessed stalker, and her socially fearful teen daughter, who emerges from a riding accident with a high-risk new personality.

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DON

Dunant, Sarah

Summary: Renowned for her bright and disciplined way with Renaissance Italy, New York Times best-selling novelist Dunant again visits the Borgias, to whom she recently paid court in Blood and Beauty. As Cesare ruthlessly seeks to unite all of Italy's city-states under Borgia control, Florence counters by sending one Niccolo Machiavelli to Rome as envoy and Lucrezia learns the family business of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DUN

De Maria, Giorgio

Summary: In the spare wing of a church-run sanatorium, some zealous youths create "the Library," a space where lonely citizens can read one another’s personal diaries and connect with like-minded souls in "dialogues across the ether." But when their scribblings devolve into the ugliest confessions of the macabre, the Library’s users learn too late that a malicious force has consumed their privacy and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DEM

Fuller, Kathleen

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Jalon Chupp has a past he isn't proud to claim. He's worked hard to overcome his youthful mistakes, and he has recommitted himself to his faith. When he receives a sweet note included in a piece of misdirected mail, he can't help but write back. Soon, the letters he receives from Phoebe are the highlights of his days, and with a hopeful heart, he suggests they meet in person. Phoebe, too,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

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Lovett, Charles C

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Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookman's Tale comes a new novel about an obsessive bibliophile's quest through time to discover a missing manuscript, the unknown history of an English Cathedral, and the secret of the Holy Grail. Arthur Prescott is happiest when surrounded by the ancient books and manuscripts of the Barchester Cathedral library. Increasingly, he feels like a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOV

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Married for eight years with no children to help fill her days, Heidi Troyer cooks up the idea of teaching classes in the art of Amish cuisine in her Holmes County, Ohio, home. But it is a recipe for drama when five very different men and women answer the advertisement. Charlene Higgins is engaged, but to the despair of her fiancé's family, she can't cook. Kendra Perkins, a teen estranged from...

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2017

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Haddad, Douglas

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Summary: Are you concerned or frustrated with the choices your child makes when it comes to their peer groups, study habits, and use of social media? Do you feel your child is pushing you away and your connection is weakening? Are you unsure of the next steps you should take to help your child succeed? A whole new set of parenting concerns arise during tween and teenhood that can be overwhelming...

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2017

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Summary: This collection of essays by progressive leaders suggest actual strategies on how to move forward in resistance to a Trump administration.

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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Hurley, Kameron

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Summary: "As worlds continue to die, a desperate plan is put into motion. Somewhere on the outer rim of the universe, a mass of decaying world-ships known as the Legion is traveling in the seams between the stars. Here in the darkness, a war for control of the Legion has been waged for generations, with no clear resolution. Zan wakes with no memory, prisoner of a people who say they are her family. She...

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2017

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Coupland, Douglas

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Summary: "Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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Perabo, Susan

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Summary: When a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness to the crime copes with the tragedy in an unforgettable way. What happens to the girl left behind? A masked man with a gun enters a sandwich shop in broad daylight, and Meredith Oliver suddenly finds herself ordered to the filthy floor, where she cowers face to face with her nemesis, Lisa Bellow, the most...

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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Schlink, Bernhard

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Summary: "A missing painting. A mysterious woman. Her husband and her lover. Here, the internationally acclaimed author delivers what his fans have been waiting for since The Reader--a powerful new novel about obsession, creativity, and love. A brilliant and naïve young lawyer's life is changed forever when a painter and his subject--a breathtakingly beautiful woman--appear at his office in Frankfurt....

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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Taibbi, Matt

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Summary: "Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist. The 2016 presidential contest as told by Matt Taibbi, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion, is in fact the story of Western civilization's very own train wreck. Years before the clown car of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2017

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Kellerman, Jonathan

21 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis investigate the death of Alex's most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman. At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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Kline, Christina Baker

29 holds on 11 copies

Summary: Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

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

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Young, Hester

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Summary: Expectant mother Charlie Cates suffers from prophetic dreams about a threat against her unborn daughter before discovering the astonishing identities of two double murder victims.

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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Spencer, Sally

Summary: "When Mary Corbet walks into private investigator Jennie Redhead's rundown Oxford office one pleasant spring day in 1974, she is a desperate woman. Although sh'e convinced her daughter has been murdered, she can get neither the police nor her husband to agree with her. Jennie is not convinced either, but more out of compassion than conviction agrees to take the case. The only clue she has to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd. 2017

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Howrey, Meg

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Station Eleven meets The Martian in this brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them--and their families--changed forever In an age of space exploration, we search to find ourselves. In four years Prime Space will put the first...

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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Garzilli, Joanna

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Summary: "Experience the power of actively transforming your life with intuitive life coach Joanna Garzilli's revolutionary 11 Spiritual Rules for creating a Big Miracle Breakthrough, a life-changing program to manifest everyday miracles, create radical prosperity, and live a life filled with purpose. Imagine creating miracles every day. The power is in your hands with Big Miracle Breakthrough....

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperElixir, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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Collins, Judy

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A no-holds-barred account of music legend Judy Collin's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese, Double Day 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Collins 2017

Pfaff, John F.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Pfaff argues that existing accounts of the causes of mass incarceration are fundamentally misguided. The most widely accepted explanations--the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons--actually tell us much less than we like to think. Instead, Pfaff urges us to look at other factors, including a major shift in prosecutor behavior that occurred...

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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Williams, Florence

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Summary: An investigation into the restorative benefits of nature draws on cutting-edge research and the author's explorations with international nature therapy programs to examine the relationship between nature and human cognition, mood, and creativity. --Publisher

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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Murnane, Jessica

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Summary: In One Part Plant, Jessica has a friendly request: that you eat just one meal plant-based meal each day. There's no crazy diet plan with an anxiety-inducing list of forbidden foods. Or pages filled with unattainable goals based on an eating philosophy that leaves you feeling hungry and deprived. Instead, Jessica offers you the tools to easily and deliciously make plants the star of your...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE