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Ma, Ling

2 holds 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MA

Harkaway, Nick

Summary: "From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle--set in a not-too-distant-future, high-tech surveillance state. In the world of Gnomon, citizens are ceaselessly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of "transparency." When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEW

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Publishing Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC BAR

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...

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Ferrari, Enrique

Summary: Luis Machi is an Argentinian oligarch who made his fortune collaborating with the worst elements of society. He has a cocaine habit, a collection of three hundred ties, ten million dollars in the bank, and a bloody corpse in the trunk of his BMW. As far as the body goes, he's completely innocent. He has no idea who the victim could be, or who among his many, many enemies might be trying to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

Goldberg, Paul

Summary: Facing daunting prospects after losing a prestigious job, a once-successful science reporter investigates the suspicious death of his college roommate, a Miami Beach plastic surgeon, in an all-or-nothing case that is shaped by the schemes of the reporter's political dissident father.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Goldberg 2018

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

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Young, Skottie

Summary: As Gert navigates a fairy-tale netherworld with a capital "H," Fairyland's baddies brood and brew to revitalize a rotten ruler. Can Fairyland hope to survive the coming storm when the only people trying to save it are the mastermind tag team of Larry and Duncan Dragon? Are the fates of Gertrude and the land she loves to hate more intertwined than anyone expected?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2018

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Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother-- her only family-- is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2013

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

Heller, Joseph.

Summary: Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron on a small island off Italy, a bombadier named Yossarian is frantic and furious because thousands of people he hasn't even met keep trying to kill him. He has decided to live forever, even if he has to die in the attempt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2007

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Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: In awe of his strikingly beautiful, highly strung wife and her equally volatile mother, novelist Guy Ableman finds his work persistently interrupted by their drama and dreams of squeezing out one more great book in spite of growing fears that reading is a cultural activity of the past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Leyner, Mark.

Summary: Modern gods and goddesses wreak havoc on an unemployed butcher from New Jersey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEY

Lindsay, Jeffry P.

Summary: "Mega-star Robert Chase is famous for losing himself in his characters. When he and a group of actors descend on the Miami Police Department for "research," Chase becomes fixated on Dexter Morgan, the blood spatter analyst with a sweet tooth for doughnuts and a seemingly average life. To perfect his role, Chase is obsessed with shadowing Dexter's every move and learning what really makes him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Lindsay, Jeffry P.

Summary: Forensic analyst and nighttime vigilante Dexter Morgan discovers that he is being followed by a killer who is copying his methods, an adversary whom Dexter seeks to outmaneuver using his trademark knack for extricating himself from trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

Prose, Francine

Summary: "The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off Broadway children's musical. Mister Monkey--a screwball children's musical about a playfully larcenous pet chimpanzee--is the kind of family favorite that survives far...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRO

Rowling, J. K.

Summary: When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock and the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rowling 2012

Wayne, Teddy

Summary: Shy, witty David Federman arrives at Harvard fully expecting to embrace, and be welcomed by, a new tribe of like-minded peers. But at first, beyond the friendly advances of a plain-looking Sara, his social status seems devastatingly unlikely to change. Then he meets Veronica Morgan Wells. Struck by both her beauty and her brains, David falls feverishly in love and is determined to stop at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAY

Welsh, Irvine.

Summary: Chronicles the misadventures of Mark Renton and his friends as they cope with economic uncertainties, family problems, drug use, and the opposite sex in 1980s Edinburgh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEL

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