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West, Geoffrey B.

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Summary: "From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in. The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term "complexity" can be...

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Williams, Joan

Summary: Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, the professional elite--journalists, managers, and establishment politicians--is on the outside looking in, and left to argue over the reasons why. In White Working Class, Joan C. Williams, described as "something approaching rock star status" in her field by the New York Times, explains why so...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2017

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Breslin, Kate

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Summary: In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days working at a hospital and her nights as a waitress in her aunt and uncle's café. Eve also has a carefully guarded secret keeping her in constant danger: She's a spy working for a Belgian resistance group in league with the British Secret...

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

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Carlisle, Kate

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Summary: "San Francisco bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright stumbles through the looking glass in a tale of murder, rare books, and a quest for the perfect pie. . . . Brooklyn's oh-so-proper future in-laws are traveling from England to meet her, and if that's not enough to set her on edge, rumors abound that the charming Courtyard Shops across the street may be replaced by high-rise apartments. Their trendy...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2017

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Quinn, Kate

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Summary: "It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied France during the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of,...

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2017

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Lustbader, Eric

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Summary: General Boris Karpov, head of the feared Russian FSB, is dead. But Karpov has reached out from the grave with an unstoppable cyber operation he conceived before his murder, aimed at the heart of the United States—a way to steal the president's nuclear launch codes. Who has taken over the operation? Karpov trusted only one man: Jason Bourne. But can Bourne be working against his own country? The...

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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Powell, Mark

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Summary: "Tess Maynard's life is coming apart. At home with her three young children in her husband's small north Georgia hometown, she is steadily becoming obsessed with an American journalist captured in Syria and being held by ISIS, sensing an eerie resonance between his captivity and her own. Meanwhile, the life of her husband is also beginning to unravel. John Maynard is a psychologist working as a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

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Fisher, David

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Summary: "From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the amazing and often little known stories behind the battle lines of America's bloodiest war and debunks the myths that surround its...

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

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Walsh, Jenni L.

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Summary: Determined to escape poverty, Bonnelyn Parker secretly takes a night job in a 1927 speakeasy while maintaining her wholesome-girl identity by day, an endeavor that introduces her to convicted felon Clyde Barrow, who entices her to become his partner in crime. Summer, 1927. Bonnelyn Parker is more likely to belt out a church hymn than sling drinks at an illicit juice joint. She plans to overcome...

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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Eastland, Sam

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Summary: "April, 1945. East of Berlin, the Red Army stands poised to unleash its final assault upon the ruined capital of Hitler's Thousand Year Reich. To the north, at a lonely outpost near the Baltic Sea, German scientists perfect a guidance system for the mighty V2 rocket, which has already caused massive damage to the cities of London and Antwerp. This device, known only by the codename Diamond...

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus 2017

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Elsberg, Marc

Summary: When the lights go out one night, no one panics. Not yet. The lights always come back on soon, don't they? Surely it's a glitch, a storm, a malfunction. But something seems strange about this night. Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electrical grids collapse. There is no power, anywhere. A former hacker and activist, Piero investigates a possible cause of the disaster. The...

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

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Dickson, Kevin

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Summary: "No one knows her name, but now everyone wants to. As an assistant publicist in Hollywood, Nicola spends her days (and nights) sweeping up the scandals of singers, movie stars, and TV actors. Fresh from Ohio, she's rapidly discovering the real Hollywood is rotten under its glittering skin. Everyone is a hustler with a hard bottom line and a soap opera sob story. When she breaks her own rules...

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2017

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Ward, J. R.

Summary: "The Black Dagger Brotherhood has won a major victory over the Lessening Society, but the threat to their way of life is ever-present and life for the brotherhood is as chaotic as ever. Xcor, a tortured soul and a member of the brotherhood's rival group,is in custody waiting to be beaten and interrogated. They believe he is a major threat, but Layla knows the truth. Although she has just given...

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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Pacifico, Francesco

Summary: When aspiring filmmaker Lorenzo gets a scholarship to Columbia University, he and his girlfriend Ludovica move to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and fall in with a group of artistically-minded Italian expats.

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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MacBride, Stuart

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Summary: Welcome to the Misfit Mob. It's where Police Scotland dumps the officers it can't get rid of, but wants to: the outcasts, the troublemakers, the compromised. Officers like DC Callum MacGregor, lumbered with all the boring go-nowhere cases. So when an ancient mummy turns up at the Oldcastle tip, it's his job to find out which museum it's been stolen from. But then Callum uncovers links between...

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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Arlen, Tessa

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Summary: "A Death by Any Other Name is a delightful Edwardian mystery set in the English countryside. Building on the success of her last two mysteries in the same series, Tessa Arlen returns us to the same universe full of secrets, intrigue, and, this time, roses. The elegant Lady Montfort and her redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson's services are called upon after a cook is framed and dismissed for...

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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Mathews, Francine

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Summary: "Spencer Murphy is a national treasure: a famous war correspondent who escaped captivity in Southeast Asia, his books and television appearances have made him a fortune for half a century. But Spencer, a venerable member of the Wharf Rats--Nantucket's exclusive club for fishermen, storytellers, and characters--is growing forgetful with age. When Spence starts to wander and his half-Asian...

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2017

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Malliet, G. M.

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Summary: "Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet has charmed mystery lovers, cozy fans, and Agatha Christie devotees with her critically acclaimed mysteries featuring handsome spy-turned-cleric Max Tudor. In The Haunted Season, Max's former life as an MI5 agentcaught up with him, threatening his newfound happiness with Awena and baby son Owen. Realizing there is no escape from his past, Max, with his...

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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Graham, Heather

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Summary: As a teenager, Vickie Preston survived an attack by a serial killer. That was the first time she saw a ghost. Now the city of Boston is being terrorized - someone is kidnapping women and burying them alive, but cruelly leaving a glimmer of hope for the authorities by sending a clue about their location. Vickie is pulled into the investigation when her name is mentioned in one of the notes. And...

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2017

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Pronzini, Bill

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Summary: Nameless handles two investigations that challenge his agency's resources, including a woman who yearns to learn more about her late husband's potential secret love life and the case of an agoraphobic who has gone missing.

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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Southwood, Kate

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Summary: "For readers of Olive Kitteridge and Housekeeping, a novel about the deep undercurrents of love and regret in one Midwestern family. Margaret Maguire: a widow and grandmother, home from the hospital in time for Christmas, is no longer able to ignore the consequences of having married an imperious and arrogant man. Despite her efforts to be a good wife and mother in small town Iowa, her adult...

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

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McKevett, G. A

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Summary: Eagerly accepting a security detail job on a luxurious Alaskan cruise to protect a famed mystery writer, Savannah Reid tackles a particularly dramatic case when her charge inexplicably flees the ship and is killed in a suspicious accident.

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2017

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Altman, John

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Summary: A female tactical warfare specialist from Princeton uncovers a plot by small Israeli fanatic group to perform an act of terror on the United States and lay the blame on Iran.

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2017

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Riley, Daniel

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Summary: The year is 1972, and the beaches of Los Angeles are the center of the world. Dropping into the embers of the drug and surf scene is Suzy Whitman, who has tossed her newly minted Vassar degree aside to follow her older sister into open skies and the borderless adventures of stewardessing for Grand Pacific Airlines.In Sela del Mar, California-a hedonistic beach town in the shadow of LAX-Suzy...

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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