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Monday, July 28, 2014

Read With Your Ears



What's great about our downloadable audiobooks is how they go with you anywhere.  You don't need to be in a 2-ton automobile to listen to them, but you can be!

New in Audiobook Downloads

Lucky UsLucky Us
By Bloom, Amy
2014-07 - Random House
9781400067244 Check Our Catalog""My father's wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.""
So begins this remarkable novel by Amy Bloom, whose critically acclaimed "Away" was called "a literary triumph" ("The New York Times"). "Lucky Us" is a brilliantly written, deeply moving, fantastically funny novel of love, heartbreak, and luck.
Disappointed by their families, 
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Big Little LiesBig Little Lies
By Moriarty, Liane
2014-07 - Amy Einhorn Books
9780399167065 Check Our CatalogComing July 29, 2014, the new novel from Liane Moriarty, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Husband's Secret"
"What a wonderful writer--smart, wise, funny." --Anne Lamott
Sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. . . . A murder... . . . a tragic accident... . . . or just parents behaving badly?
What's indisputable is that someone is dead. But who 
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Close Your Eyes, Hold HandsClose Your Eyes, Hold Hands
By Bohjalian, Chris
2014-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385534833 Check Our CatalogA heartbreaking, wildly inventive, and moving novel narrated by a teenage runaway, from the bestselling author of "Midwives" and "The Sandcastle Girls."
"Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" is the story of Emily Shepard, a homeless teen living in an igloo made of ice and trash bags filled with frozen leaves. Half a year earlier, a nuclear plant in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom had experienced a …More
All Fall DownAll Fall Down
By Weiner, Jennifer
2014-06 - Atria Books
9781451617788 Check Our CatalogFrom #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Jennifer Weiner
Allison Weiss got her happy ending--a handsome husband, adorable daughter, a job she loves, and the big house in the suburbs. But while waiting in the pediatrician's office, she opens a magazine to a quiz about addiction and starts to wonder...Is a Percocet at the end of the day really different from a glass of wine? Is it such a bad
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The Good GirlThe Good Girl
By Kubica, Mary
2014-07 - Mira Books
9780778316558 Check Our Catalog"I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she's scared. But I will."
Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to 
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LandlineLandline
By Rowell, Rainbow
2014-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250049377 Check Our CatalogFrom "New York Times" bestselling author of "Eleanor & Park" and "Fangirl," Rainbow Rowell, comes a hilarious, heart-wrenching take on love, marriage, and magic phones.
Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply--but that almost seems beside the point now.
Maybe that was 
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All the Light We Cannot SeeAll the Light We Cannot See
By Doerr, Anthony
2014-05 - Scribner Book Company
9781476746586 Check Our CatalogFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. …More
The Hundred-Foot JourneyThe Hundred-Foot Journey
By Morais, Richard C.
2011-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781439165652 Check Our CatalogIn this lively and charming fable about family, nationality, snobbery, acceptance, and the inevitability of destiny, the hundred-foot distance between a new Indian kitchen and a traditional French one represents the gulf between cultures, people, tastes, and desires. …More
The HeistThe Heist
By Silva, Daniel
2014-07 - Harper
9780062320056 Check Our Catalog
A fallen spyA missing masterpieceA daring missionThe Heist
Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down …More
I Am Pilgrim: A ThrillerI Am Pilgrim: A Thriller
By Hayes, Terry
2014-05 - Atria Books
9781439177723 Check Our CatalogThis astonishing debut espionage thriller depicts the collision course between two geniuses, one a tortured hero and one a determined terrorist, in a breakneck story reminiscent of John le Carre and Robert Ludlum at their finest. …More
Mr. MercedesMr. Mercedes
By King, Stephen
2014-06 - Scribner Book Company
9781476754451 Check Our CatalogIn a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. …More
Act of War: A ThrillerAct of War: A Thriller
By Thor, Brad
2014-07 - Atria Books
9781476717128 Check Our Catalog#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Brad Thor delivers his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever
After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted.
But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum 
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Tom Clancy Support and DefendTom Clancy Support and Defend
By Greaney, Mark
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399173349 Check Our CatalogOne of Tom Clancy's most storied characters, Dominic Caruso, is the only one who can stop America's secrets from falling into enemy hands in this blockbuster new novel written by Clancy's longtime coauthor.
Over the course of three decades, Tom Clancy created a world alive with prescient action and remarkable individuals. In "Tom Clancy ""Support and Defend," Dominic Caruso is presented with 
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Cut and ThrustCut and Thrust
By Woods, Stuart
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399169113 Check Our CatalogStone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from "New York Times"--bestselling author Stuart Woods.
When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer--and close friend of Stone's--has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made …More
Midnight in EuropeMidnight in Europe
By Furst, Alan
2014-06 - Random House
9781400069491 Check Our Catalog"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
Paris, 1938. As the shadow of war darkens Europe, democratic forces on the Continent struggle against fascism and communism, while in Spain the war has already begun. Alan Furst, whom Vince Flynn has called "the most talented espionage novelist of our generation," now gives us a taut, suspenseful, romantic, and richly rendered novel of spies and secret operatives in 
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Wayfaring StrangerWayfaring Stranger
By Burke, James Lee
2014-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781476710792 Check Our CatalogFrom "America's best novelist" ("The Denver Post"): A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast.
It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie 
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The Dead Will Tell: A Kate Burkholder NovelThe Dead Will Tell: A Kate Burkholder Novel
By Castillo, Linda
2014-07 - Minotaur Books
9781250029577 Check Our Catalog
Everyone in Painters Mill knows the abandoned Hochstetler farm is haunted. But only a handful of the residents remember the terrible secrets lost in the muted/hushed whispers of time--and now death is stalking them, seemingly from the grave.
On a late-night shift, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called to the scene of an apparent suicide--an old man found hanging from the rafters in his …More
Alias HookAlias Hook
By Jensen, Lisa
2014-07 - Thomas Dunne Books
9781250042156 Check Our Catalog
"Every child knows how the story ends. The wicked pirate captain is flung overboard, caught in the jaws of the monster crocodile who drags him down to a watery grave. But it was not yet my time to die. It's my fate to be trapped here forever, in a nightmare of childhood fancy, with that infernal, eternal boy."
Meet Captain James Benjamin Hook, a witty, educated Restoration-era privateer 
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The Black-Eyed BlondeThe Black-Eyed Blonde
By Black, Benjamin
2014-03 - Henry Holt & Company
9780805098143 Check Our CatalogIt is the early 1950s, Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client is shown in: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, she wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson. Marlowe sets off on his search, but almost immediately discovers that Peterson's disappearance is merely the first in a series of bewildering events. …More
Lost for WordsLost for Words
By St Aubyn, Edward
2014-05 - Farrar Straus Giroux
9780374280291 Check Our Catalog"A laugh-out-loud sendup of literary prizes . . . Both the author and the reader have great fun." -- Kirkus …More
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS JeannetteIn the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
By Sides, Hampton
2014-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385535373 Check Our Catalog"New York Times" bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age
In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded. The foremost cartographer in the 
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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great BetrayalA Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
By Macintyre, Ben
2014-07 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9780804136631 Check Our CatalogMaster storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century's greatest spy story.
Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War--while he was secretly working for the enemy. And nobody thought he knew Philby like Nicholas …More
Leadership Secrets of The Salvation ArmyLeadership Secrets of The Salvation Army
By Watson, Robert A.
With Brown, Ben
2013-02 - Mission Books
9781618433152 Check Our CatalogBusiness guru Peter Drucker referred to the Salvation Army as "The most effective organization in the U.S." The Salvation Army has long been revered for it's passionate adherence to it's mission and purpose of delivering humanitarian and spiritual aid to anyone, no matter who they are. In this important book, former commissioner of the Salvation Army in the U.S. Robert Watson outlines those …More
The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and AlexandraThe Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
By Rappaport, Helen
2014-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250020208 Check Our Catalog
"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." --"People" magazine
"The public spoke of the sisters in a gentile, superficial manner, but Rappaport captures sections of letters and diary entries to showcase the sisters' thoughtfulness and intelligence." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
They were the Princess Dianas of their day--perhaps the most 
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Monday, July 21, 2014

Wait, there's more!

Sometimes it seems as if there's no end to the tantalizing new books we can add to our eBook collection, www.ebtpl.org.   We hope there's a lot you can like here.


New eBook Fiction

The HeistThe Heist
By Silva, Daniel
2014-07 - Harper
9780062320056 Check Our Catalog
A fallen spyA missing masterpieceA daring missionThe Heist
Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down …More
The SilkwormThe Silkworm
By Galbraith, Robert
2014-06 - Mulholland Books
9780316206877 Check Our CatalogPrivate investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller "The Cuckoo's Calling." …More
Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum NovelTop Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel
By Evanovich, Janet
2014-06 - Bantam
9780345542922 Check Our CatalogCatch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she'll pull it all off: top secret. …More
The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great WarThe Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War
By Winspear, Jacqueline
2014-07 - Harper
9780062220509 Check Our Catalog
By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on household management--a …More
The Pearl That Broke Its ShellThe Pearl That Broke Its Shell
By Hashimi, Nadia
2014-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062244758 Check Our CatalogAfghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See. …More
Land of Love and DrowningLand of Love and Drowning
By Yanique, Tiphanie
2014-07 - Riverhead Books
9781594488337 Check Our CatalogA major debut from an award-winning writer--an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of the Virgin Islands.
In the early 1900s, the Virgin Islands are transferred from Danish to American rule, and an important ship sinks into the Caribbean Sea. Orphaned by the shipwreck are two sisters and their half brother, now faced with an uncertain identity and future. Each of them is …More
Elizabeth Is MissingElizabeth Is Missing
By Healey, Emma
2014-06 - Harper
9780062309662 Check Our Catalog
In this darkly riveting debut novel, a sophisticated psychological mystery, one woman will stop at nothing to fiFInd her best friend, who seems to have gone missing. . . .
Despite Maud's growing anxiety about Elizabeth's welfare, no one takes her concerns seriously--not her frustrated daughter, not her caretakers, not the police, and especially not Elizabeth's mercurial son--because Maud …More
Cataract CityCataract City
By Davidson, Craig
2014-07 - Graywolf Press
9781555976743 Check Our CatalogA searing novel about two friends on opposite sides of the law, from the author of "Rust and Bone," "a writer of immense power" (Peter Straub)
On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, life beyond the tourist trade isn't easy. Locals like Duncan Diggs and Owen Stuckey have few chances to leave. For Duncan, that means shift work on a production line. For Owen, it means pinning it all on a shot at 
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Then Came YouThen Came You
By Shalvis, Jill
2014-07 - Berkley Books
9780425270172 Check Our CatalogFrom the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Rumor Has It "and the Lucky Harbor series comes the story of a woman whose world is turned upside down by one night's torrid fling...
Veterinary intern Emily can't believe she wound up in the small town of Sunshine, Idaho, instead of the Los Angeles clinic she had always imagined. Now she has to put her plans to move to L.A. on hold for a whole 
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New eBook NonFiction

Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall StreetBusiness Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street
By Brooks, John
2014-08 - Open Road Media
9781497644892 Check Our Catalog
A 45-year-old business book gets new life based on the Wall Street Journal article about the favorite business book of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett!
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Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - And Helped Save an American TownFactory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - And Helped Save an American Town
By Macy, Beth
2014-07 - Little Brown and Company
9780316231435 Check Our CatalogOne man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by taking on China and demonstrating the greatness of American business.
With over $500 million a year in sales, the Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for three generations, it was also the center of life in Bassett, VA-an unincorporated town that existed solely 
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One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's FutureOne Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future
By Carson, Ben
Author Carson, Candy
2014-05 - Sentinel
9781595231123 Check Our Catalog"Dr. Carson prescribes a dose of 'tough love' to cure the nation's ills and restore our faith in government and ourselves." --Sam Donaldson …More

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pack an eBook!



We know everyone's thinking eBook now that vacations are starting--take a look at some new ones, but don't forget all of the great stuff at the MetroNet site:  ebtpl.org.  If you have kids or teens, remind them about kids.ebtpl.org and teen.ebtpl.org!




NEW EBOOK FICTION

Invisible Invisible
By Patterson, James
Author Ellis, David
2014-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316405348 Check Our Catalog
Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire.
Not even Emmy's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison "Books" Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of …More
Summer House with Swimming Pool Summer House with Swimming Pool
By Koch, Herman
Translator Garrett, Sam
2014-06 - Hogarth
9780804138819 Check Our Catalog
The blistering, compulsively readable new novel from Herman Koch, author of the instant "New York Time"s bestseller "The Dinner."
When a medical procedure goes horribly wrong and famous actor Ralph Meier winds up dead, Dr. Marc Schlosser needs to come up with some answers. After all, reputation is everything in this business. Personally, he's not exactly upset that Ralph is gone, but as a high 
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Power Play Power Play
By Coulter, Catherine
2014-07 - Putnam Adult
9780399157349 Check Our Catalog
#1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Catherine Coulter returns with the newest full-throttle adventure in the FBI series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock.
Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fiance, George McCallum, Viscount Lockenby, has died in a car accident, and mysterious rumors begin that she's 
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Midnight in Europe Midnight in Europe
By Furst, Alan
2014-06 - Random House
9781400069491 Check Our Catalog
Paris, 1938. As the shadow of war darkens Europe, democratic forces on the Continent struggle against fascism and communism, while in Spain the war has already begun. Alan Furst, whom Vince Flynn has called "the most talented espionage novelist of our generation," now gives us a taut, suspenseful, romantic, and richly rendered novel of spies and secret operatives in Paris and New York, in Warsaw …More
The Black Hour The Black Hour
By Rader-Day, Lori
2014-07 - Seventh Street Books
9781616148850 Check Our Catalog
For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic--until a student she'd never met shot her.
He also shot himself. Now he's dead and she's back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can't let go: Why?
All she wants is for life to get back to normal, but normal is looking hard to come by. She's 
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Terminal City Terminal City
By Fairstein, Linda
2014-06 - Dutton Books
9780525953883 Check Our Catalog
With her newest Alexandra Cooper novel, "Terminal City," "New York Times" bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers another breakneck thriller that captures the essence of New York City--its glamour, its possibilities, and its endless capacity for darkness.
Linda Fairstein is well-known for illuminating the dark histories in many of New York's forgotten corners--and sometimes in the city's 
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Lexicon Lexicon
By Barry, Max
2013-06 - Penguin Press
9781594205385 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
Alex Awards (2014)
Students harness the hidden power of language to manipulate the mind and learn to break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. The very best will graduate as "poets," adept wielders of language who belong to a nameless organization that is as influential as it is secretive. …More
Song of the Shank Song of the Shank
By Allen, Jeffery Renard
2014-06 - Graywolf Press
9781555976804 Check Our Catalog
A contemporary American masterpiece about music, race, an unforgettable man, and an unreal America during the Civil War era
At the heart of this remarkable novel is Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth-century slave and improbable musical genius who performed under the name Blind Tom.
" Song of the Shank" opens in 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their 
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The Girls of August The Girls of August
By Siddons, Anne Rivers
2014-07 - Grand Central Publishing
9780446527958 Check Our Catalog
Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of …More
One Plus One One Plus One
By Moyes, Jojo
2014-07 - Pamela Dorman Books
9780525426585 Check Our Catalog
One single mom. One chaotic family. One quirky stranger. One irresistible love story from the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me Before You"
American audiences have fallen in love with Jojo Moyes. Ever since she debuted Stateside she has captivated readers and reviewers alike, and hit the "New York Times" bestseller list with the word-of-mouth sensation "Me Before You." Now, with "One 
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Written in My Own Heart's Blood Written in My Own Heart's Blood
By Gabaldon, Diana
2014-06 - Delacorte Press
9780385344432 Check Our Catalog
In her now classic novel "Outlander," Diana Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears into 1743. The story unfolded from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has called it "a grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit …More
The Queen of the Tearling The Queen of the Tearling
By Johansen, Erika
2014-07 - Harper
9780062290366 Check Our Catalog
Magic, adventure, mystery, and romance combine in this epic debut in which a young princess must reclaim her dead mother's throne, learn to be a ruler--and defeat the Red Queen, a powerful and malevolent sorceress determined to destroy her.
On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her …More
Four: A Divergent Story Collection Four: A Divergent Story Collection
By Roth, Veronica
2014-02 - Katherine Tegen Books
9780062285683 Check Our Catalog
More Four Fans of the Divergent series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Story Collection, four short stories plus the knife-throwing scene from Divergent, all told from Four's perspective. Each brief piece--"The Transfer," "The Initiate," "The Son," "The Traitor," and "Free Four"--explores the world of the Divergent series through the …More
Shirley Shirley
By Merrell, Susan Scarf
2014-06 - Blue Rider Press
9780399166457 Check Our Catalog
Two imposing literary figures are at the center of this captivating novel: the celebrated Shirley Jackson, best known for her short story "The Lottery," and her husband, Stanley Edgar Hyman, a literary critic and professor at Bennington College. When a young graduate student and his pregnant wife--Fred and Rose Nemser--move into Shirley and Stanley's home in the fall of 1964, they are quickly cast …More
Where She Went Where She Went
By Forman, Gayle
2012-04 - Speak
9780142420898 Check Our Catalog
Told from Adam's point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined the "New York Times"-bestseller "If I Stay, Where She Went" explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance. …More
I'll Find You I'll Find You
By Bush, Nancy
2014-06 - Zebra
9781420134629 Check Our Catalog
Everything I Never Told You Everything I Never Told You
By Ng, Celeste
2014-06 - Penguin Press
9781594205712 Check Our Catalog
"Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet" . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were …More



ROMANCE


The Hurricane Sisters The Hurricane Sisters
By Frank, Dorothea Benton
2014-06 - William Morrow & Company
9780062132529 Check Our Catalog
Hurricane season begins early and rumbles all summer long, well into September. Often people's lives reflect the weather and The Hurricane Sisters is just such a story.
Once again Dorothea Benton Frank takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry on a tumultuous journey filled with longings, disappointments, and, finally, a road toward happiness that is hard earned. …More
The Beekeeper's Ball The Beekeeper's Ball
By Wiggs, Susan
2014-06 - Mira Books
9780778314486 Check Our Catalog
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs returns to sun-drenched Bella Vista, where the land's bounty yields a rich harvest...and family secrets that have long been buried.
Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school--a unique place for other dreamers to come and learn the …More
Until We Touch Until We Touch
By Mallery, Susan
2014-06 - Harlequin
9780373778935 Check Our Catalog
From New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery comes the story of secret desires finally fulfilled...
After a family tragedy, former football hero Jack McGarry keeps the world at arm's length--a challenge now that his PR firm has moved to neighborly Fool's Gold, California.
Larissa Owens knows where she stands--Jack sees her as just another one of the guys. No matter what her heart 
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Kiss and Tell
By Michaels, Fern
2014-02 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9780758284914 Check Our Catalog
Life comes in stages. Even the Sisterhood has been content to let their gold shields gather a little dust while they enjoy their friends and family. But when a string of anonymous emails arrives at Pinewood, suggesting shady dealings at a local assisted-living facility, Myra Rutledge and her best friend Annie de Silva are more than ready to out-hustle a master con-artist at his own game. They'll …More


OLD FAVORITES--NEW IN EBOOK


In the Woods In the Woods
By French, Tana
2008-05 - Penguin Books
9780143113492 Check Our Catalog
For readers who like their hard-boiled police procedurals with an international flare ("USA Today"), this thriller marks the debut of an astonishing new voice in psychological suspense. …More
True Confessions True Confessions
By Dunne, John Gregory
2005-11 - Thunder's Mouth Press
9781560258155 Check Our Catalog
The Virgin Tramp--she was a lurid front-page homicide, a girl who had the goods on the pimps, promoters, hookers and hoods. Maybe she even knew something about Tom and Des Spellacy--a cop and a priest. Tom wants answers. Des wants power. But the Virgin Tramp wants revenge--even in death. …More
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
By Sendker, Jan-Philipp
Translator Wiliarty, Kevin
2012-01 - Other Press (NY)
9781590514634 Check Our Catalog
A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats "spans the decades between the 1950s and the present. When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be...until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago, to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving …More
Dune Dune
By Herbert, Frank
1990-09 - Ace Books
9780441172719 Check Our Catalog
Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family -- and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.
A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, …More






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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
By Baime, A. J.
2014-06 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780547719283 Check Our Catalog
In 1941, as Hitler's threat loomed ever larger, President Roosevelt realized he needed weaponry to fight the Nazis--most important, airplanes--and he needed them fast. So he turned to Detroit and the auto industry for help.
"The Arsenal of Democracy" tells the incredible story of how Detroit answered the call, centering on Henry Ford and his tortured son Edsel, who, when asked if they could 
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Diary of a Mad Diva Diary of a Mad Diva
By Rivers, Joan
2014-07 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425269022 Check Our Catalog
Anais Nin, Anne Frank and Sylvia Plath wrote the world's most famous diaries. And where are they today? Dead. But the world's OTHER great diarist, Joan Rivers, is alive and kicking. And complaining.
In the extraordinary tradition of" The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor" and George Orwell's "Diaries," comes an intimate and enriching glimpse into the mind of the most illuminating 
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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
By Ellenberg, Jordan
2014-06 - Penguin Press
9781594205224 Check Our Catalog
The "Freakonomics "of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands
The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In "How Not to Be Wrong," Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn't confined to abstract incidents that never occur 
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Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel
By Padgett, Jason
Author Seaberg, Maureen Ann
2014-04 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780544045606 Check Our Catalog
The remarkable story of an ordinary man whose world was transformed when a traumatic brain injury left him with an extraordinary mathematical gift. …More
You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think: The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think: The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees
By Moss, Wes
2014-05 - McGraw-Hill
9780071839020 Check Our Catalog
""The keys that Wes Moss identifies to having a happy retirement are simple but brilliant. Read this book."" -- Clark Howard, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Living Large in Lean Times"
If you think you need to win the lottery or work until you're 75 to retire with financial stability, Money Matters host Wes Moss has very good news for you. "You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think" …More
At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise
By Brooks, Michael
2015-02 - Overlook Press
9781468310597 Check Our Catalog