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St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: "Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times) Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade. Ecstatic praise came from a wide range of admirers, from literary superstars such as Zadie Smith, Francine Prose, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Michael Chabon to pop-culture icons such as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: In the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call shatters the silence of an unusually hot September, and the threatening voice on the other end of the line leaves Daragane wary but irresistibly curious. Almost at once, he finds himself entangled with a shady gambler and a beautiful, fragile young woman, who draw Daragane...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Fforde, Jasper.

Summary: The Bookworld's leading enforcement officer, Thursday Next, has been forced into a semiretirement following an assassination attempt, returning home to Swindon and her family to recuperate. But Thursday's children have problems that demand she become a mother of invention: Friday's career struggles in the Chronoguard, where he is relegated to a might-have-been; Tuesday's trouble perfecting the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FFO

Dybek, Nick

Summary: "A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the 1950s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears them apart. In 1921, two young Americans meet in Verdun, the city in France where one of the most devastating battles of the war was waged....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent agency. Eager to impress her new colleagues, Jane jumps right in as an assistant to Hailey West, one of the agents in the literary department. Even though she's a newcomer, Jane quickly realizes that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Crosley, Sloane.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Part comedy of manners, part treasure hunt, the first novel from the writer whom David Sedaris calls "perfectly, relentlessly funny" Kezia, Nathaniel, and Victor are reunited for the extravagant wedding of a college friend. Now at the tail end of their twenties, they arrive completely absorbed in their own lives Kezia the second-in-command to a madwoman jewelry designer in Manhattan; Nathaniel...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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Gfrörer, Julia

Summary: A vision-impaired, Victorian spinster in need of primitive cataract surgery has little time for herself between needing to take care of her demanding invalid sister-in-law, and investigating her brother's mysterious nighttime activities. To escape it all, she engages in a sexual relationship with a haunted mirror in her bedroom. Julia Gfrörer's third graphic novel is another revitalizing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 HAL

Jackson, Shirley

Summary: Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the adventurous future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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

Powers, Richard

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: An air force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back to life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Powers 2018

Wright, Jaime Jo

Summary: Left at an orphanage as a child, Thea Reed vowed to find her mother someday. Now grown, her search takes her to turn-of-the-century Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin. When the clues she finds lead her to a mental asylum, Thea uses her experience as a postmortem photographer to gain access and assist groundskeeper Simeon Coyle in photographing the patients and uncovering the secrets within. However,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wright 2019

Daoud, Kamel.

Summary: "This response to Camus's The Stranger is at once a love story and a political manifesto about post-colonial Algeria, Islam, and the irrelevance of Arab lives. He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus's classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAO

Yanagihara, Hanya

11 holds on 3 copies

Summary: When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Yoon, Paul.

Summary: "A highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor's apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOO

Weaver, Rachel

Summary: "An ABA Indies Introduce Pick! Hitchhiking her way through Alaska, a young woman named Anna is picked up by Kyle, a fisherman. Anna and Kyle quickly fall for one another, as they are both adventurous, fiercely independent, and in love with the raw beauty and solitude of Alaska. To cement their relationship, they agree to become caretakers of a remote lighthouse perched on a small rock in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEA

Lansens, Lori

Summary: "A ... survival story about four strangers who spend five days lost in the mountain wilderness above Palm Springs. Four go up the mountain, but only three will come down"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAN

Miller, Derek B.

Summary: "A gripping and timely novel that follows Sigrid--the dry-witted detective from Derek B. Miller's best-selling debut Norwegian by Night--from Oslo to the United States on a quest to find her missing brother ... Chief Inspector Sigrid Ødegård could be basking in the success of her recent mission to save an innocent child who'd gone missing in Oslo, but instead she is reeling from the deadly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Miller 2018

Mandel, Emily St. John

Summary: Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airship terminal, an experience that shocks him to his core. Two centuries later a famous writer named...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2022

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD SF MAN

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC MAN

Dodson, Zachary Thomas.

Summary: "In 1843, fragile naturalist Zadock Thomas must leave his beloved in Chicago to deliver a secret letter to an infamous general on the front lines of the war over Texas. The fate of the volatile republic, along with Zadock's future, depends on his mission. When a cloud of bats leads him off the trail, he happens upon something impossible...Three hundred years later, the world has collapsed and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOD

Rothschild, Hannah

Summary: "Annie McMorrow, 31 and not recovered from the end of her long-term relationship, is an assistant to film producer Carlo Spinetti and then to his chilling wife Rebecca Winkleman Spinetti whose father started Winkleman Fine Art in Curzon St. Annie has spent her meagre savings on a dusty painting from a junk shop to give to her new, unsuitable, boyfriend who never shows up for his birthday...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Hanks, Tom

Summary: Part One of this story takes place in 1947. A troubled soldier, returning from the war, meets his talented five-year-old nephew, leaves an indelible impression, and then disappears for twenty-three years. Cut to 1970: The nephew, now drawing underground comic books in Oakland, California, reconnects with his uncle and, remembering the comic book he saw when he was five, draws a new version with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Wade, James

Summary: After a horse theft goes tragically wrong, sixteen-year-old Caleb's moral compass will be tested as he and his brother travel the American Southwest and encounter those who have carved out a life there.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Morris, Katherine Faw

Summary: "A spare, stylized outlaw tale of a thirteen-year-old girl in Appalachia who takes over her father's drug dealing business - and an explosion of the rules of literary regionalism and moral convention, pitched as WINTER'S BONE meets Kill Bill"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Reedus, Norman

Summary: Three different personal quests with eerily parallel outcomes. Jack spent his life amassing wealth, but after losing his family, he has no one to share it with. Alone with his demons and a backpack, he heads to South America. After thrashing his dog-abusing boss, Hunter learns of his father's death in a mysterious fire. Biker buddies Nugget and Itch ride with him from North Carolina to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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