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Langsdorf, Julie

Summary: A turf war between neighbors leads to a small-town crisis in this hilarious, addictive, and sharply observant debut novel. The White Elephant looms large over the quaint suburban town of Willard Park: a gaudy, newly constructed behemoth of a home, it soars over the neighborhood, dwarfing the houses that surround it. When owner Nick Cox cuts down Allison and Ted Millers' precious red maple--in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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James, Evan

Summary: "The inimitable--some might say incorrigible--Frank Widdicombe is suffering from a deep depression. Or so his wife, Carol, believes. But Carol is convinced that their new island home--Willowbrook Manor on the Puget Sound--is just the thing to cheer her husband up. And so begins a whirlwind summer as their house becomes the epicenter of multiple social dramas involving the family, their friends,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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Hervieux, Linda

Summary: "Paris is an all-time top destination for travelers, and it's easy to see the allure: the experiences dining, shopping, museum-going, neighborhood strolling are all legendary. The new Fodor's Paris captures the best of the City of Light, from the masterful cuisine to the sweeping romance of the Eiffel Tower." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

Mayes, Frances

Summary: The Roman Forum, the Leaning Tower, the Piazza San Marco: these are the sights synonymous with Italy. But such landmarks only scratch the surface of this magical country's offerings. In See You in the Piazza, Frances Mayes introduces us to the Italy only the locals know, as she and her husband, Ed, eat and drink their way through thirteen regions--from Friuli to Sicily. Along the way, she seeks...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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Robertson, Cara

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology--the trial of Lizzie Borden--based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence. The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Rosenfelt, David

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The next exciting installment in bestselling David Rosenfelt's Doug Brock series. Doug Brock hasn't had it easy since his getting shot in the line of duty as a New Jersey state police officer. Between the amnesia and having to solve two murder cases, it hasn't been the most restful recovery. Now, the cold case department is checking evidence from a murder case Doug was investigating before the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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Patrick, Phaedra

7 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people--though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she's invisible. All of that changes when a book of fairy tales arrives on her doorstep. Inside, Martha finds a dedication written to her by her best friend--her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2019

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Patterson, James

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: In her career as an Army intelligence officer, Amy Cornwall has seen haunting sights half a world away. None compare to the chilling scene at her Virginia home. It is empty. A phone rings with a terrifying ultimatum: locate and liberate an unnamed captive in forty-eight hours, or her kidnapped husband and ten-year-old daughter are dead. Now, and in open defiance of Army Command, Amy must employ...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Olson, Lynne

12 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Milton, Giles

7 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A chronicle of the first twenty-four hours of the D-Day invasion shares the perspectives of a diverse range of Allied, German, and French contributors to explore the conflict's strategic mastery and human realities.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 MIL

Rawson, Kerri

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: What is it like to learn that your ordinary, loving father is a serial killer? In 2005, Kerri Rawson heard a knock on the door of her apartment. When she opened it, an FBI agent informed her that her father had been arrested for murdering ten people, including two children. It was then that she learned her father was the notorious serial killer known as BTK, a name he'd given himself that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019

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Baur, Joe

Summary: Describes points of interest in each region of the country, providing recommendations on restaurants, hotels, shopping, entertainment, and historic sites.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc. 2019

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Hooper, Kay

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Summary: "A desperate underground war with the survival of millions at stake looms in the electrifying conclusion of the ... Bishop files trilogy"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HOO

Green, Hank

Summary: "A young woman becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined when she makes a video of a giant sculpture in New York that goes viral"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRE

McGuire, Seanan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Every Heart a Doorway racked up comparisons to C. S. Lewis and Lewis Carroll, and the Wayward Children series has delighted and mesmerized readers. This fourth entry tells the origin story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should. When she finds a doorway...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCG

Henkes, Kevin

Summary: "Amelia Albright dreams about going to Florida for spring break like everyone else in her class, but her father--a cranky and stubborn English professor--has decided Florida is too much adventure. Now Amelia is stuck at home with him and her babysitter, the beloved Mrs. O'Brien. The week ahead promises to be boring, until Amelia meets Casey at her neighborhood art studio. Amelia has never been...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC HEN

Newman, Katherine S.

Summary: A sharp examination of the troubled state of retirement in America shares sobering insights into how the real estate crash and limited social security are preventing retirement and inducing widespread poverty in aging Baby Boomers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Grant, Sofia

Summary: When Katie Garrett gets the unexpected news that she's received an inheritance from the grandmother she hardly knew, it couldn't have come at a better time. She flees Boston-- and her increasingly estranged husband-- and travels to rural Texas, where she's greeted by her distant cousin Scarlett. Friendly, flamboyant, eternally optimistic, Scarlett couldn't be more different from sensible Katie....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRA

Gross, Andrew

Summary: "Following up The One Man and The Saboteur, Gross's next historical thriller brings to life the drama of the birth of organized crime in 1930s New York City from the tale of one family"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRO

Franson, Sally

Summary: Once a book-loving English major, Casey Pendergast lands a job at a top ad agency that highly values her ability to tell a good story. When her hard-to-please boss assigns her to a top-secret campaign that pairs literary authors with corporations hungry for upmarket cachet, Casey is both excited and skeptical. As she crisscrosses America, wooing her former idols, she's shocked at how quickly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FRA

Blackwell, Juliet

Summary: "On a freelance assignment documenting the antique carousels of Paris, American photographer Cady Drake longs to restore the dilapidated carousel at Château Clement. Digging deeper into the past unearthing century-old photographs of the carousel and its creators, she might be the one person who can bring the past to light and reunite a family torn apart"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BLA

Willett, Marcia

Summary: When Mattie invites her old friend Tim to stay in one of her family cottages on the edge of Dartmoor, she senses he is holding on to a painful secret. But as he gets to know the rest of the warm jumble of family by the moor, Tim discovers that everyone there has their own secrets. There is Charlotte, a young navy wife struggling to bring up her son while her husband is at sea; William, who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIL

Landvik, Lorna

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "In the small town of Granite Creek, Minnesota, Haze Evans suffers a stroke at the age of 89 and slips into a coma. Haze is a local legend, having written a daily column in the Granite Creek Gazette for fifty years running"-- When Haze Evans first appeared in the small-town newspaper, Granite Creek Gazette, she earned fans by writing a story about her bachelor uncle who brought a Queen of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

Higginbotham, Adam

9 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.17 HIG