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Minutaglio, Bill

Summary: In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. These included rabid warriors like defrocked military general Edwin A. Walker; the world's richest oil baron, H. L. Hunt; the leader of the largest Baptist congregation in the world, W.A. Criswell;...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F MIN

Brezenoff, Steven

Summary: It is Labor Day weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and boy and girl collide on a dark street at two thirty in the morning: Lesh, who wears black, listens to metal, and plays MMOs; Svetlana, who embroiders her skirts, listens to Björk and Berlioz, and dungeon masters her own RPG. They should pick themselves up, continue on their way, and never talk to each other again. But they don't. This is a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clarke, Lucy.

Summary: Katie's world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia jumped--that her death was a suicide. Although they hadn't spoken to one another since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would take her own life....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CLA

Ferriss, Timothy.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Tim Ferriss is an extraordinary young man on a mission. The twenty-nine-year-old serial vagabond and successful entrepreneur has been teaching a wildly popular course at Princeton University for the past four years: a how-to and why-to guide to throwing out the old methods for success (balancing life and work, retiring well, having a great nest egg) and replacing them with an entirely new way...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 650.1 FER

Palahniuk, Chuck.

Summary: The protagonist is Hazie Coogan, who for decades has tended to the outsized needs of Katherine "Miss Kathie" Kenton, a larger-than-life star who has survived multiple marriages, career comebacks, cosmetic surgeries, and emotional dramas. But danger lurks with the arrival of a gentleman caller named Webster Carlton Westward III, who worms his way into Miss Kathie's heart and boudoir. Hazie...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAL

Rogers, Jane

Summary: Jessie Lamb is an ordinary girl living in extraordinary times: as her world collapses, her idealism and courage drive her towards the ultimate act of heroism. If the human race is to survive, it's up to her. Set just a month or two in the future, in a world irreparably altered by an act of biological terrorism, The Testament of Jessie Lamb explores a young woman's determination to make her life...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ROG

Rose, Karen

Summary: Baltimore Homicide Detective Stevie Mazzetti has suffered losses no woman should have to endure. And, despite it all, she's still a fighter. When she learns that her ex partner might have miscarried justice, she's determined to put the past to rights, even when she becomes a target. It's former Marine Clay Maynards job to see the risk in every situation, but he doesn't have to look hard to find...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ROS

Weitz, Chris

Summary: Welcome to New York, a city ruled by teens. After a mysterious sickness wipes out the rest of the population, the young survivors assemble into tightly run tribes. Jefferson, the reluctant leader of the Washington Square tribe, and Donna, the girl he's secretly in love with, have carved out a precarious existence among the chaos. But when another tribe member discovers a clue that may hold the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ferrante, Elena

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women. Lila married at sixteen and has a young son; she has left her husband and the comforts her marriage brought and now works as a common laborer. Elena has left the neighborhood, earned her college degree, and published a successful novel, all of which has opened the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2015

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Cole, Daniel

Summary: Detective Emily Baxter is still reeling from the Ragdoll case, and from the disappearance of her friend William "Wolf" Fawkes. Despite her reluctance to jump into another gruesome case, she's summoned to a meeting of a new FBI/CIA/UK law enforcement task force in New York. There, she is presented with photographs of the latest copycat murder: a body contorted into a familiar pose, strung up...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

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

Hannah, Sophie

Summary: For months, a psychopathic killer has eluded detectives. Then a woman comes forward, and what she reveals shocks the investigators and adds another troubling layer to an already complex case.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Laurens, Stephanie

Summary: An inventor's daughter falls in love with an investor who has bet his fortune on the success of her father's last design.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2018

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

Harrison, Jim

Summary: There are three different stories in The farmer's daughter. Written in the voice of a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl in rural Montana, the title novella is an uncompromising, beautiful tale of an extraordinary character whose youth intersects with unexpected brutality and of the reserves she must draw on to make herself whole. In another story, Harrison's beloved recurring character, Brown...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HAR

Jordan, Sophie.

Summary: When seventeen-year-old Davy Hamilton tests positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome, everyone believes it is only a matter of time before she murders someone.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tougias, Mike

Summary: During the height of the blizzard of 1978, a tanker foundered on the shoals off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat that was soon in trouble, too. A pilot-boat captain, Frank Quirk, heard of the Coast Guard's plight on his radio. He gathered his crew of four, readied his forty-nine-foot steel boat, the Can Do, and entered the maelstrom of the blizzard soon to be...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2006

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Blaedel, Sara

Summary: "Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BLA

Aveyard, Victoria.

Summary: As the struggle between the growing rebel army and the blood-segregated world escalates, Mare, who has the red blood of the common folk but also the silver ability to control lightning, must fight against the darkrness that has grown in her soul.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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

Summary: With this anthology, bestselling author Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one original stories from today's most prominent mystery writers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MYS

Aveyard, Victoria.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Mare is a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2015

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

Brooks, Geraldine.

Summary: The narrator of Caleb's Crossing is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans. Restless and curious, she yearns after an education that is closed to her by her sex. As often as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observe its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BRO

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The title novella is about an aging writer who spars with his estranged wife, weathers the slings and arrows of literary success, and tries to cope with the sow he buys on a whim. In "Eggs," a woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents and collecting eggs at their country house. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. And in "The Case of the Howling...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAR

Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four, all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray. Patrick, the eldest, is a hedge fund manager with a guilty conscience. Kevin, a bartender, is secretly sleeping with a French housekeeper named Isabelle. Ava, a school teacher, is finally dating the perfect guy but can't get him to commit. And...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Koen, Karleen.

Summary: Louis XIV is one of the best-known monarchs ever to grace the French throne. But what was he like as a young man -- the man before Versailles? After the death of his prime minister, twenty-two-year-old Louis steps in to govern France. He's still a young man, but one who, as king, willfully takes all he can get -- including his brother's wife. As the love affair between Louis and Princess...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KOE

O'Brian, Patrick

Summary: Presents the unfinished novel of what would have been O'Brian's twenty-first Aubrey-Maturin seafaing tale, following Jack Aubrey in his new post, rear admiral of the Blue Squadron.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OBR

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