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Lowrey, Sassafras

Summary: "Marley was dead. Unable to cope, Ebe wields their politics as a excuse to deny their desire for a Leather family. Trauma and imagination come to life through visions of drag queens and dolls, while Leather Daddies bake holiday cookies in this tender queer reimagined Christmas tale."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PoMo Freakshow Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Child, Lee

Summary: Get ready for the ultimate Jack Reacher reading experience. No Middle Name includes eleven previously published stories and a thrilling new novella. The first time that all of Lee Child's short fiction starring Reacher has been available in the same place at the same time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY CHI

Gaines, Ernest J.

Summary: "Ernest J. Gaines's new novella revolves around a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship between the white sheriff and the black man who "whipped children" to keep order. After Brady Sims pulls out a gun in a courtroom and shoots his own son, who has just been convicted of robbery and murder, he asks...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAI

Campbell, Melodie

Summary: "This funny short novel follows a single mom on a number of first dates."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

King, Stephen

Summary: There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day in the summer of 1974, twelve-year-old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, which are held by strong, if time-rusted, iron bolts and zig-zag up the cliffside. Then one day when Gwendy gets to the top of Castle View, after catching her breath and hearing the shouts of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cemetery Dance Publications 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIN

Aveyard, Victoria

Summary: This companion to the bestselling Red Queen series features three brand-new novellas, two previously published novellas, Steel Scars and Queen Song, and never-before-seen maps, flags, bonus scenes, journal entries, and other exclusive content.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Elliott, Zetta

Summary: "When her village is raided, a teenage girl finds herself on a brutal journey to the coast of Africa and across the Atlantic. Her only comfort is a small child who clings to her for protection. But once they board the slave ship, the child reveals her rebellious nature and warns her that her mother--a fierce warrior--is coming to claim them all."--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosetta Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ELL

Summary: Four original novellas bring to life the inhabitants and visitors of the mysterious casino city Canto Bight, featured in the film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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Patterson, James

Summary: A collection of three novellas includes "The Lawyer Lifeguard," in which, after surviving a car bomb that killed his fiancée, defense lawyer Brian Lord takes a lifeguard job at the beach.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2018

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Patterson, James

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Summary: This collection features three pulse-pounding stories from James Patterson: "The Lawyer Lifeguard" with Doug Allyn, "The Shut-In" with Duane Swierczynski, and "The Doctor's Plot" with Connor Hyde.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Wiseman, Beth

Summary: "The Gift of Sisters. Hannah and Elizabeth are fraternal twins approaching their sixteenth birthday--a time when they will be allowed to spread their wings and enjoy their rumschpringe. The sisters couldn't be more different: Hannah is outgoing and beautiful, while Elizabeth is shy and withdrawn. And when newcomer Abraham Stoltzfus arrives in Lancaster County, both women fall head over heels...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIS

Gass, William H.

Summary: A collection of short stories and novellas includes tales of an illicit photograph collection, the poor treatment of the piano from "Casablanca," and the thoughts of an old folding chair.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAS

Patterson, James

Summary: Dead man running: Psychiatrist Randall Beck specializes in PTSD cases--and his time is limited. Especially when he uncovers a plot to kill a presidential candidate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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Powers, Tim, 1952-

Summary: As this ingenious new novella, More Walls Broken, begins, a trio of academics have just entered a deserted California cemetery late at night, bringing with them a number of arcane devices aimed at achieving an equally arcane purpose. What follows is the sort of dizzying, mind-expanding entertainment that only the always reliable, always astonishing Tim Powers could have written. These three...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2019

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Summary: In the collection of novellas, set between the years 1868-1917, four African American women fight tirelessly for change while finding love in the process.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Maroon Ash Publishing] 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAU

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: Abandoned as a baby in a bus station locker, shuttled from one abusive foster home and detention center to another, Bobbie Gotteson grew up angry, hurting, damaged. His hunger to succeed as a musician brought him across the country to Hollywood, but along with it came his seething rage, his paranoid delusions, and his capacity for acts of shocking violence. The novella "Love, careless love"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Patterson, James

Summary: Four short thrillers co-written by James Patterson. THE TRIAL An accused murderer called Kingfisher is on trial. And Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are in for a courtroom shocker you'll never see coming. LITTLE BLACK DRESS Can a little black dress change everything? What begins as one woman's fantasy is about to go too far. HEIST A band of ruthless thieves is about to pull...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2016

Summary: "Witches, goblins, the occasional ghost--they're all sure to be spotted at the annual Halloween parade, where adults and children alike dress in costume to celebrate Moonbright's favorite holiday. And no place has more seasonal spirit than Bellaluna's Bakeshop, a family business steeped in traditional recipes, welcoming warmth--and, legend has it, truly spellbinding, heart-melting treats......

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Aveyard, Victoria

Summary: In two revealing prequels to Red Queen, Queen Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead for her in royal life. Meanwhile, Captain Farley exchanges coded transmissions with the resistance--and stumbles upon a connection that may prove to be the key to an attack on the Nortan capital: Mare Barrow.

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

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Block, Lawrence

Summary: Well past retirement age and feeling his years--but still staying sober one day at a time--Matthew Scudder learns that alcoholics aren't the only ones who count the days since their last slip. Matt's longtime partner, Elaine, tells him of a group of former sex workers who do something similar, helping each other stay out of the life. But when one young woman describes an abusive client who's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO
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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Block 2019

Patterson, James

Summary: "An accused murderer called Kingfisher is about to go on trial for his life. Or is he? By unleashing unexpected violence on the lawyers, jurors, and police involved in the case, he has paralyzed the city. Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club are caught in the eye of the storm. Buckle up for a courtroom shocker you'll never see coming"--Page [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Summary: "The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). The editor, selected by SFWAs anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is American science fiction and fantasy writer Mercedes Lackey. This years Nebula...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pyr, an Imprint of Prometheus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEB

Goodkind, Terry

Summary: "The House of Rahl would not die out; the lineage of Confessors would not end. Richard and Kahlan are having twins: a boy and a girl. But their birth will also be their death sentence: the magic that grows with them will attract those who are evil, who wish to rampage unrestrained across the world. Is there any way to protect them?"--Publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2019

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Goodkind 2019

Goodkind, Terry

Summary: "Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell are fighting on all fronts. The Golden Goddess, Collector of Worlds, has infiltrated the People's Palace, able to insinuate herself into the minds of those without the gift of magic. Richard can trust no-one but the gifted. So, when Vika, one of his sworn Mord-Sith bodyguards is abducted, he has to get her back. His determination will lead him and Kahlan deep...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fantasy Goodkind 2019