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Carey, Peter

Summary: "From the two-time Booker Prize winner: a masterful, exceedingly timely new novel--at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny--that takes us on a journey to the place where the cyber underworld of radicals and hackers collides with international power politics. When an internet virus throws open the gates at thousands of American prisons, the hacker turns out to be an unlikely young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Goldhagen, Shari

Summary: "In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theater to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books. For Adam it's a last ditch effort to connect with something (actually, someone, the girl he's had a crush on for years) in his sleepy Florida town before he leaves for good. Passionate fan Sharon skips school in Cincinnati so she can fully appreciate the flick...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Lynch, Christina

Summary: "Newly married [in 1956], Scottie and Michael are seduced by Tuscany's famous beauty. But the secrets they are keeping from each other force them beneath the splendid surface to a more complex view of Italy, America, and each other. When Scottie's Italian teacher--a teenager with secrets of his own--disappears, her search for him leads her to discover other, darker truths about herself, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Hämäläinen, Karo

Summary: Three cell phones ring in an opulent London suite. The calls go unanswered, because their recipients are dead. Earlier that night, four old friends and lovers meet for a reunion dinner. It's been ten years since the host, Robert, who made millions by way of unethical (but not illegal) interest rate manipulation, has seen Mikko, an investigative journalist feared by corrupt financiers and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAM

Ma, Ling

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she's had her fill of uncertainty. She's content just to carry on: She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen-targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend. So Candace barely notices when a plague of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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deWitt, Patrick

Summary: Frances Price-- tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature-- is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there's the Price's aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an infamously immoral litigator and world-class...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

Kirkwood, James

Summary: Actor and fledgling writer Jimmy Zoole finds his life caught in downward spiral as his girlfriend leave him, he loses his job, his best friend is dead, and his apartment has been robbed twice, a situation that culiminates on New Year's Eve when Eddie, a bisexual burglar, returns once again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Barry, Dave.

Summary: Astonished by his imminent marriage to a woman he believed out of his league, Seth flies to their destination wedding in Florida only to be swept up in a maelstrom of violence involving rioters, Russian gangsters, angry strippers, and a desperate python.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Publishing Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Martin, George R. R.

Summary: "Haviland Tuf is an honest space-trader who likes cats. So how is it that, in competition with the worst villains the universe has to offer, he's become the proud owner of the last seedship of Earth's legendary Ecological Engineering Corps? Never mind, just be thankful that the most powerful weapon in human space is in good hands--hands which now control cellular material for thousands of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: SCI.FIC MAR

Armstrong, Jesse

Summary: A young man, Andrew, follows his romantic interest, a wealthy young socialite named Penny, across Bosnia in a van, performing an unfinished peace play that they hope will stop the bombings in Sarajevo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARM

Bellow, Saul.

Summary: Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest. He has come to be near his beloved uncle, the world-renowned botanist Benn Crader, self-described "plant visionary." While his studies take him around the world, Benn, a restless spirit, has not been able to satisfy his longings after his first marriage and lives from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

Browne, S. G. (Scott G.)

Summary: Meet Andy Warner, a recently deceased everyman and newly minted zombie. Abandoned by his friends and reviled by a society that no longer considers him human, Andy is having a bit of trouble adjusting. But all that changes when he goes to an Undead Anonymous meeting and meets a few kindred souls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Ciment, Jill

Summary: It’s the summer of 2015; Brooklyn. The city is sweltering from another record-breaking heat wave, this one accompanied by biblical rains. Edith, recently retired legal librarian and her identical twin sister, Kat, a feckless romantic who’s mistaken her own eccentricity for originality, discover something ominous in their hall closet: it seems to be phosphorescent; it’s a mushroom…and it’s...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CIM

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Presents a reprint of Dickens's 1843 novel depicting the greed and selfishness in England and America through the story of suspicious and misanthropic old Martin Chuzzlewit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Frumkin, Rebekah

Summary: A dazzling epic that follows two very different families in Cleveland across generations, beginning with their patriarchs. Scrappy, street smart drug dealer Reggie Marshall has never liked the simpering addict Leland Bloom-Mittwoch, which doesn't stop Leland from looking up to Reggie with puppy-esque devotion. But when a drug deal goes dramatically, tragically wrong and a suitcase (which may or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRU

Gordon, David

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

Green, George Dawes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Press 1996

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Harrison, Jim

Summary: Their plans were conceived in a drunken excitement and resulted in more horror than any of them could have imagined. There was the poet able to retreat into beatific reveries of superb fishing in cold, fast streams; the Vietnam vet consumed by uppers, downers and violence; and the girl who loved only one of them -- at first. With their ideals ostensibly in order, they set out from Florida to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1973

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Harrison

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL FIC HAR

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: A profound, darkly comedic parable set in a future where collective memory has vanished following a historic catastrophe, and one young couple's love affair could have shattering consequences for the human race.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

Millet, Lydia

Summary: Hal is a mild-mannered IRS bureaucrat who suspects that his wife is cheating with her younger, more virile coworker. At a drunken dinner party, Hal volunteers to fly to Belize in search of Susan's employer, T.--the protagonist of Lydia Millet's novel How the Dead Dream--who has vanished in a tropical jungle, initiating a darkly humorous descent into strange and unpredictable terrain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Mills, Magnus

Summary: The Great Field lies in the bend of a broad, meandering river. Bounded on three sides by water, on the fourth side it dwindles gradually into wilderness. A handful of tents are scattered far and wide across its immensity. Their flags flutter in the warm breeze, rich with the promise of halcyon days. But more and more people are setting up camp in the lush pastures, and with each new arrival,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

O'Donnell, Lisa

Summary: Trying to keep the death of their parents a secret, Marnie and her little sister Nelly are on their own until several residents in Glasgow's Hazelhurst housing estate suspect that something is not right.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ODO

Van den Berg, Laura.

Summary: "After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Joy has no one. She spends her days working the graveyard shift at a grocery store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Barry, Dave.

Summary: Seth Weinstein knew Tina was way out of his league in pretty much any way you could imagine, which is why it continued to astonish him that he was on the plane now for their destination wedding in Florida. The Groom Posse had already sprung an airport prank on him, and he'd survived it, and if that was the worst of it, everything should be okay. Smooth sailing from now on. Seth has absolutely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAR

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