by Child, Lee CHILD

The Midnight Line : a Jack Reacher Novel

"Reacher rides the bus north from Milwaukee. At a comfort stop in Wisconsin dairy country he takes a stroll. Among the cheap junk in a pawn shop window he notices a West Point class ring for sale. It's tiny. A woman cadet's ring. Why would she pawn it? Reacher knows what Serena Sanderson must have gone through to get i…

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by Kleypas, Lisa KLEYPAS

Hello Stranger

Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, is as daring and independent as any man. Yet she has never been tempted to embark on an affair, until now. Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, is as gallant as he is secretive, a rumored assassin whose true loyalties are a mystery. For one exhila…

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by Steel, Danielle STEEL

Fall from Grace : a Novel

The gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew…

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by Handy, Bruce 809.8928 HANDY

Wild Things : the Joy of Reading Children's Literatur

"An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful--and totally original--ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy. In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children's book, was published in Boston. Offering children gems of advice…

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by Ehrman, Bart D. 270.1 EHRMAN

The Triumph of Christianity : How a Forbidden Religio

Bart Ehrman combines deep knowledge and meticulous research in an eye-opening, immensely readable narrative that upends the way we think about the single most important cultural transformation our world has ever seen - one that revolutionized art, music, literature, philosophy, ethics, economics, and law.…

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by Beaton, M. C. BEATON

The Witches' Tree : an Agatha Raisin Mystery

Investigating the murder of an elderly woman whose body was found hanging from a tree, Agatha Raisin takes the case but begins to fear for her reputation and her life when two more murders occur.…

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by Patterson, James, 364.1523 PATTERS

Murder Beyond the Grave : True-crime Thrillers

True-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder Is Forever TV series. In Murder beyond the Grave, wealthy Stephen Small is held for ransom, buried in a box, with just forty-eight hours of oxygen. In Murder in Paradise, developers Jim and Bonnie Hood tour a rustic property they want to modernize, but the locals don't…

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by Ward, Jesmyn WARD

Sing, Unburied, Sing : a Novel

Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Jesmyn Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through Mississippi's past and present that is both an intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle. Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop,…

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by Isaacson, Walter B-LEONARDO ISAACSO

Leonardo Da Vinci

Draws on da Vinci's notebooks as well as new discoveries about his life and work in a narrative portrait that connects the master's art to his science, demonstrating how da Vinci's genius was based on ordinary qualities, including curiosity and imagination.…

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by Gingrich, Newt 973.933 GINGRIC

Understanding Trump

Newt Gingrich seeks to explain the Trump phenomenon and help people understand the emerging movement and administration. He believes that understanding Trump requires a willingness to study and learn from him. His principles grow out of five decades of business and celebrity success. Trump behaves differently than trad…

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by Bohjalian, Chris, BOHJALI

The Flight Attendant : a Novel

When binge-drinking flight attendant Cassandra wakes up in a Dubai hotel next to a body, she has no idea what happened, and all she can think to do is lie about it. She lies to her coworkers, and eventually to the FBI agents who question her. Could she have killed him? If not, then who did?…

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by Mallery, Susan MALLERY

Sisters Like Us

Separately they may be a mess, but together Harper and Stacey can survive anything: their indomitable mother, overwhelming maternity stores, and exes' weddings. This is a delightful look at sisters, mothers, and daughters in today's fast-paced world, told with Susan Mallery's trademark warmth and humor.…

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I'll Be Your Blue Sky

On the weekend of her wedding, Clare Hobbes meets an elderly woman named Edith Herron. During the course of a single conversation, Edith gives Clare the courage to do what she should have done months earlier: break off her engagement to her charming, yet overly possessive, fiance. Clare discovers a story of dark secret…

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by Evanovich, Janet EVANOVI

Hardcore Twenty-four

Events take a dark turn when headless bodies start appearing across town. At first, it's just corpses from a funeral home and the morgue that have had the heads removed. But when a homeless man is murdered, Stephanie Plum knows that she is the only one with a prayer of catching this killer.…

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by Handy, Bruce 809.8928 HANDY

Wild Things : the Joy of Reading Children's Literatur

A nostalgic ramble through classics of children's literature explores the stories of their creators while revealing the wisdom that can be found in masterpieces ranging from "The Cat in the Hat" and "Charlotte's Web" to "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."…

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by Crais, Robert CRAIS

The Wanted

When single mother Devon Connor hires private investigator Elvis Cole, it's because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she's afraid he's dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two other partners in crime, he's been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree th…

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Grist Mill Road : a Novel

The year is 1982; the setting, an Edenic hamlet some ninety miles north of New York City. There, among the craggy rock cliffs and glacial ponds of timeworn mountains, three friends, Patrick, Matthew, and Hannah, are bound together by a terrible and seemingly senseless crime. Twenty-six years later, in New York City, li…

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by DeMille, Nelson DEMILLE

The Cuban Affair : a Novel

US Army combat veteran Daniel "Mac" MacCormick is living in Key West, the owner of a forty-two-foot charter fishing boat. Short on cash, Mac agrees to listen when a hotshot Miami lawyer offers him 2 million dollars for a trip to Cuba to recover sixty million American dollars hidden by a man who fled Castro's revolution…

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by Rosenberg, Joel C., ROSENBE

The Kremlin Conspiracy

Marcus Ryker is trained to protect, but with a Russian president feverishly consolidating power and threatening to bring nuclear war, he must be ready to kill to save his country and the world.…

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High Voltage

Dani O'Malley vigilantly fights to protect Dublin and those she loves from an ever-present and terrifying evil. Can she escape her past and pay an unspeakable price to save the human race?…

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by Carver, Courtney, 179.9 CARVER

Soulful Simplicity : How Living with Less Can Lead to

We are often on a quest for more, giving in to pressure every day to work more, own more, and do more. In this book, Carver shows us how to pursue practical minimalism so we can create more with less--more space, more time, and even more love. She invites us to look at the big picture, discover what's most important to…

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by Harper, Jane HARPER

Force of Nature

When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path. But one of the women doesn't come back, and each of her companions tells a different story about what happened.…

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by Hager, Jenna Bush, 973.931 HAGER

Sisters First : Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful L

Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. In this book they take listeners on a revealing, thoughtful, and deeply personal tour behind the scenes of their lives, with never-before-told stories about their family, their adventures, their loves and losses, and the special sisterly b…

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by Jones, Tayari JONES

An American Marriage : a Novel

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American dream and the new South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested a…

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by Finn, A. J. FINN

The Woman in the Window : a Novel

Anna Fox spends her day drinking wine, watching old movies, and spying on her neighbors. But when she sees something she shouldn't, Anna's world begins to crumble.…

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by Lucado, Max 248.86 LUCADO

Anxious for Nothing : Finding Calm in a Chaotic World

The presence of anxiety is unavoidable, but the prison of anxiety is optional. It's the life of perpetual anxiety that the Apostle Paul wanted to address. Don't let anything in life leave you perpetually in angst.…

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by Ward, Jesmyn WARD

Sing, Unburied, Sing : a Novel

Living with his grandparents and sister on a Gulf Coast farm, Jojo navigates the challenges of his mother's addictions and his grandmother's cancer before the release of his father from prison prompts a road trip of danger and hope.…

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by Koontz, Dean R. KOONTZ

Ricochet Joe

Joe Mandel is a perfectly ordinary guy from a perfectly ordinary town. When a series of strange intuitions leads him to a crime in progress, Joe jumps headlong into danger without hesitation. In the aftermath, he wonders about the uncanny impulse that suddenly swept over him. New friend Portia Montclair explains to him…

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by Baldacci, David BALDACC

End Game

Will Robie returns home from a mission overseas to discover that his boss--code named Blue Man--has vanished. His last known location was in remote Colorado, and there have been no other sightings or communications since. But there is violence brewing in this small town, and Robie and his sometime partner Jessica Reel …

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by Koontz, Dean R. KOONTZ

The Whispering Room : a Jane Hawk Novel

In the wake of her husband's inexplicable suicide, and the equally mysterious deaths of scores of other exemplary individuals, Jane picks up the trail of a secret cabal of powerful players who think themselves above the law and beyond punishment. But these ruthless people bent on hijacking America's future for their ow…

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by Patterson, James, 364.1523 PATTERS

All-american Murder : the Rise and Fall of Aaron Hern

Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground investigative reporting that gives readers a front row seat to Hernandez's tumultuous downward spiral, this biography reveals …

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by Hannah, Kristin HANNAH

The Great Alone

When her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.…

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by Meltzer, Brad MELTZER

The Escape Artist

Nola Brown's body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she's dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim "Zig" Zigarowski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive.…

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by Feeney, Alice FEENEY

Sometimes I Lie

Amber Reynolds knows three things for certain: she's in a coma; her husband doesn't love her anymore; and that she's told lies, but only because she thought them to be the truth.…

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by Harris, Dan, 158.12 HARRIS

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics : a 10% Happier How-t

Presents a practical guide to meditation that debunks the myths, misconceptions, and self-deceptions that make many people reluctant to try it, and suggests a range of meditation practices.…

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