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Summary: A showcase of many of the International Thriller Writers's top authors as well as rising stars in the genre. Includes never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, and more.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2010

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Summary: Award-winning series of classic and contemporary fiction performed by acclaimed actors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2009

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Clare, Cassandra

Summary: A collection of eleven short stories, previously published online, that illuminate the life of the enigmatic, flashy, and flamboyant High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, a character in The Mortal Instruments series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CLA

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

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

Summary: "Dragons: Fearsome fire-breathing foes, scaled adversaries, legendary lizards, ancient hoarders of priceless treasures, serpentine sages with the ages? wisdom, and winged weapons of war? Wings of Fire brings you all these dragons, and more, seen clearly through the eyes of many of today?s most popular authors, including Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, Holly Black, Orson Scott Card, Charles de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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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Summary: When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. Landspeeders and starships were dirty. Droids broke down. And it was filled with cool, weird, and really weird background characters. (Really, just take a look around the Mos Eisley cantina.) Never mind Han, Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, and Obi-Wan. Who were these other guys? What...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: SCI.FIC STA

Contents: Stab / Chris Adrian -- Solomon's Alley / Robert Andrews -- Going, going, gone / Peter Blauner -- Keller's double dribble / Lawrence Block -- T-Bird / John Bond -- A season of regret / James Lee Burke -- The timing of unfelt smiles / John Dufresne -- Gleason / Louise Erdrich -- Chellini's solution / Jim Fusilli -- Where will you go when your skin cannot contain you? / William Gay -- Take the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS Hiaas

Ashley, Diane.

Contents: Under the tulip poplar -- A bouquet for Iris -- The mockingbird's call.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASH

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: In "Evil Eye," we meet Mariana, the young fourth wife of a prominent intellectual. When her husband's brazen first wife visits one night, Mariana learns a terrible secret that could be a harbinger of doom for her marriage and very soul. In "So Near, Anytime, Always," shy teenager Lizbeth meets Desmond, a charming boy who offers this introverted girl the first sparks of young romance. Yet just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press/Grove Atlantic, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oates 2013

Summary: Award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.0108 WIL

Acampora, Lauren.

Summary: John likes to arrive first. He enjoys standing quietly with a house before his clients arrive, and today, although he feels pinned beneath an invisible weight, he resolves to savor this solitary moment. It's one of those overhauled ranches so common to Old Cranbury these days, swollen and dressed to resemble a colonial. White, of course, with ornamental shutters and latches pretending to hold...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACA

Butler, Nickolas

Summary: "The ten stories in this ... collection evoke a landscape that will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has traveled the back roads and blue highways of America, and they completely capture the memorable characters who call it home"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

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

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McManus, Patrick F.

Summary: Cover: "In these tall tales, McManus and his buddies learn how not to net a fish, why you should never get your hair cut by someone who's mad at you, what to do when a deer wanders into camp but your sleeping bag has frozen shut, and how to avoid bird-dog flatulence. Traveling the highways and byways of the Pacific Northwest, the delightful backcountry characters of Kerplunk! understand how a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION MCM

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: The new collection from the New York Times bestselling author of The Leftovers and Little Children, featuring stories focusing on Perrotta's familiar suburban nuclear families.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PER

Ford, Richard

Summary: Author Richard Ford illuminated the zeitgeist of an entire generation through the divinings and wit of his now-famous literary chronicler, Frank Bascombe. Here, in Let Me Be Frank With You, Ford returns with four deftly linked stories narrated by the iconic Bascombe. Now sixty-eight, and again ensconced in the well defended New Jersey suburb of Haddam, Bascombe has thrived -- seemingly if not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Editors Harris and Kelner bring together a stellar collection of tour guides who offer vacations frightening, funny, and touching -- for the fanged, the furry, the demonic, and the grotesque.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC DEA

Summary: Boyle’s choices of stories reflect a vibrant range of characters, from a numb wife who feels alive only in the presence of violence to a new widower coming to terms with his sudden freedom, from a missing child to a champion speedboat racer. These stories will grab hold and surprise, which according to Boyle is “what the best fiction offers, and there was no shortage of such in this year’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Green Town, Illinois stands at the very heart of Ray Bradbury Country. A lovingly re-imagined version of the author's native Waukegan, it has served as the setting for such modern classics as Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Farewell Summer . In Summer Morning, Summer Night, Bradbury returns to this signature locale with a generous new collection of twenty-seven stories and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Thompson-Spires, Nafissa

Summary: "Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Diaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era. A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in these compelling, boundary-pushing vignettes. Each captivating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 INK, Atria 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Lubar, David.

Summary: Thirty-five creepy stories about pigeons, ancient predators, Girl Scouts, and other terrifying things. Includes author's notes on how he got his ideas for these stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUB

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Allende, Isabel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: LP FIC ALL

Hawes, Jason.

Summary: Presents a middle grade collection of stories that recount spooky paranormal investigations based on real ghost hunts from stars of the TV show "Ghost Hunters."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Young Readers 2011

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Summary: Here are some awesome superhero stories about Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow and Nick Fury as they fight the universe's biggest baddies and save mankind!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC MAR

Summary: Much like a fine wine the 'Best Gay Erotica' series just keeps getting better with each passing year--and this year's volume is no exception! With M/M erotic stories about dominant men standing tall and powerful over their submissive, to dashing men with looks to kill for, to the rough-and-tumble type who is just asking for you to get down and dirty. So, pour yourself a glass and curl up with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CLEIS Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES