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Lowry, Lois

Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Riggs, Ransom.

Summary: A horrific family tragedy sends sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of an old orphanage that was home to children who were more than just peculiar, but possibly dangerous--and who may still be alive. Illustrated with vintage found photographs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RIG

Zusak, Markus

Summary: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel -- a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ZUS

Jiles, Paulette

Summary: In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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

Gerritsen, Tess

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Summary: "Former spy Maggie Bird came to the seaside village of Purity, Maine, eager to put the past behind her after a mission went tragically wrong. These days, she's living quietly on her chicken farm, still wary of blowback from the events that forced her early retirement. But when a body turns up in Maggie's driveway, she knows it's a message from former foes who haven't forgotten her. Maggie turns...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GER

Nesbø, Jo

Summary: Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo's Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom--a master of manipulation named Hecate--has connections with the highest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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

Brand, Max

Summary: "Two connected stories discovered among unpublished works by Frederick Faust are combined to create this western story about a young man whose fascination with tall tales told about a fictional hero causes him to make a decision that sends him down a path outside the law"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Bryson, Bill

Summary: Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 612 BRY

Dailey, Janet

Summary: Allison felt like she'd stepped into a fairy tale when she married widower Burke Caldwell. But after less than a year of marriage, he's become removed and distant. His friends see Allison as little more than a trophy wife, his only daughter regards her as the enemy. With everyone so devoted to the memory of Burke's first wife, Kate, how can Allison possibly compete? Then a harrowing car crash...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DAI

French, Nicci

Summary: Declared a person of interest when a body is discovered under the floor of her home, London psychologist Frieda Klein realizes that a copycat killer is responsible before she finds herself caught between two obsessive murderers. --Publisher

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

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

Winslow, Don

Summary: "What do you do when there are no borders? When the lines you thought existed simply vanish? How do you plant your feet to make a stand when you no longer know what side you're on? For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America's war on drugs. His obsession with defeating the godfather of the Sinaloa Cartel, Adán Barrera, has left him bloody and scarred, cost him people...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Bennett, Brit

Summary: "The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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

Edwards, Kim

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Summary: On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's Syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split-second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson Gale 2007

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

Kerrison, Catherine

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and women's history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three women--and how their struggle to define themselves reflects both the possibilities and the limitations that resulted from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 KER

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted on DNA evidence, the athlete swears his innocence. When a second rape occurs, DNA evidence again points to the imprisoned athlete. As young lawyer Robin Lockwood searches for answers, she finds herself enmeshed in a tangled web of buried secrets, lies, and violence"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Todd, Charles

Summary: A tip from an ex-convict seems implausible--but Inspector Ian Rutledge is intrigued and brings it to his superior at Scotland Yard. Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during Black Ascot, the famous 1910 royal horserace honoring the late King Edward VII. His disappearance began a manhunt that consumed Britain for a decade. Now it appears...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Fisher, Catherine

Summary: To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Casey, Elizabeth Lynn

Summary: In Sweet Briar, South Carolina, high school football stars Jake Davis and Noah Madden were fierce rivals. Twenty years later the dueling quarterbacks haven't lost their luster. So townsfolk are surprised when Jake and Noah team up for a business venture ... and there's only one suspect when Noah turns up murdered. Margaret Louise, Jake's mother and one of the founding members of the sewing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CAS

Kellerman, Jonathan

Summary: LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the details of a crime, Delaware can decipher the darkest intents driving the most vicious of perpetrators. And there's no better place for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY KEL

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "Alexander McCall Smith's delightfully witty, wise and sometimes surreal comedy spirals out in surprising ways in this new installment of the 44 Scotland Street series, but its heart remains where it has always been at the center of life in Edinburgh's New Town"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Peterson, Tracie

Summary: "Crisscrossing the Great Lakes onboard her father's freighter ship, the Mary Elise, Elise Wright has grown up cooking and caring for the crew. It is a life she loves. Unlike her estranged sister, Elise has turned down numerous opportunities for a "respectable life" with their wealthy relatives. And now, because of promises she made to her dying mother, she's bound to the ship and her deeply...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Bartels, Erin

Summary: James Rich has a strange request for Detroit Free Press reporter Elizabeth Balsam: that she look up a relative she didn't know she had in order to deliver an old camera and a box of photos. Having lost her job after a botched investigation, she has nothing but time. At her great-aunt's 150-year-old farmhouse Elizabeth uncovers a series of mysterious items, locked doors-- and hidden graves. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Jasper, Joy Waldron.

Summary: In the first terrifying moments of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the crew of the USS Arizona could not have imagined the horrors that awaited them on that "Day of Infamy," December 7th, 1941. The battleship Arizona--exploded when an armor-piercing bomb ignighted its forward munitions, creating a thunderclap that rocked the skies; 1.177 men were killed on the Arizona--more than half the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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