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10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world
Shafak, Elif, 1971-2019
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'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore. Her brain cells, having run out of blood, were now completely deprived of oxygen. But they did not shut down. Not right away...' Our brains stay active f...
The 45th
The 45th
Buffa, Dudley W., 1940-2019
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What if no one had enough delegates to win the nomination when the Republican convention opened in Cleveland and a political unknown had taken the convention by storm with a single, remarkable speech? What if a candidate refused any and all campaign contributions, and simply gave speeches that ev...
Above the ether : a novel
Above the ether : a novel
Barnes, Eric (Newspaper publisher)2019
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"A mesmerizing novel of unfolding dystopia in a world very like our own, for readers of Emily St. John Mandel's Station 11 and Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood. The prequel to Eric Barnes's acclaimed novel The City Where We Once Lived, Above the Ether follows six sets of characters moving ...
Across the void : a novel
Across the void : a novel
Vaughn, S. K.2019
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"It's Christmas Day, 2039. Silent Night drifts across the ruins of a wrecked spaceship, listing helplessly in the black. A sole woman, May, stirs within - the last person left alive of a disastrous first manned mission to Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. There is only one person who can help he...
After the end
After the end
Mackintosh, Clare2019
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Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers - unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can't agree. They each want a different future for their son. What if they coul...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
All I ever wanted
All I ever wanted
Dillon, Lucy, 1974-2016
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Nancy is four, nearly five. She talks all the time: in the car, on the way to nursery, to her extrovert older brother, to her collection of bears. But then, one February morning, everything changes. Nancy's mum and dad split up. Her father Patrick moves away from their Bristol home to Newcastle. ...
All the little liars
All the little liars
Harris, Charlaine2017
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"Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora's 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping...
All the wrong places : a novel
All the wrong places : a novel
Fielding, Joy2019
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Driven to desperation by divorce, boredom, infidelity, or a beloved husband's death, a young woman named Paige, her cousin and rival Heather, her best friend Chloe, and her mother, Joan, all decide to try their hand at online dating. They each download an app, hoping to right-swipe their way to l...
Am I guilty?
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
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One moment I had it all - a gorgeous husband, a beautiful home, a fulfilling career and two adorable children. The next, everything came crashing down around me. They said it was my fault. They said I'm the worst mother in the world. And even though I can't remember what happened that day, they w...
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
The ambassador
The ambassador
West, Morris, 1916-19992017
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American ambassador Maxwell Gordon Amberley has a reputation as a tough negotiator. Yet when he is sent to Vietnam, the dilemma he faces throws him into self-doubt. He is made arbiter of his nation's fate on the one hand, and of the life and death of the ruling house of Vietnam on the other. Out ...
America was hard to find : a novel
America was hard to find : a novel
Alcott, Kathleen2019
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"A family fractures along the political fault lines of the 1960s, setting off a sequence of events ricocheting from anti-Vietnam activism to the Apollo program, in this sprawling multigenerational novel"-- Provided by publisher.
The Andromeda Strain
The Andromeda Strain
Crichton, Michael, 1942-20082017
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A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Twelve miles from the crash site, an inexplicable and deadly phenomenon terrorizes the residents of a sleepy desert town in Arizona, leaving only two survivors...
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-19102019
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Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society.
The archive of alternate endings : a novel
The archive of alternate endings : a novel
Drager, Lindsey2019
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"Tracking the evolution of Hansel and Gretel at seventy-five-year intervals that correspond with earth's visits by Halley's Comet, The Archive of Alternate Endings explores how stories are disseminated and shared, edited and censored, voiced and left untold. In 1456, Johannes Gutenberg's sister u...
The armageddon file
The armageddon file
Coonts, Stephen, 1946-2017
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After one of the most contentious and divisive elections in American history, the new president is finally settling into the West Wing. But when his chief of staff discovers evidence that voting machines in key counties in swing states were tampered with, the whole administration is in danger of ...
As you wish
As you wish
Deveraux, Jude2018
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Gathering in Summer Hill, Virginia, three women from different generations reflect on their experiences with love and support one another through marital woes.
Ask again, yes : a novel
Ask again, yes : a novel
Keane, Mary Beth2019
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Gillam, upstate New York: a town of ordinary, big-lawned suburban houses. The Gleesons have recently moved there and soon welcome the Stanhopes as their new neighbours. Lonely Lena Gleeson wants a friend but Anne Stanhope -- cold, elegant, unstable -- wants to be left alone. It's left to their ch...
The atlas of reds and blues
The atlas of reds and blues
Laskar, Devi S.2019
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When a woman--known only as Mother--moves her family from Atlanta to its wealthy suburbs, she discovers that neither the times nor the people have changed since her childhood in a small Southern town. Despite the intervening decades, Mother is met with the same questions: Where are you from? No, ...
The Auguries
The Auguries
Cottam, Francis, 1957-2019
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An unexpected lunar eclipse. A poisonous fog that cripples the capital. Statues that weep blood. As the catalogue of calamities mount, fear and paranoia provoke rumours of terrorist attacks. But from whom? History professor Juliet Harrington is an authority on sixteenth-century mysticism and a lo...
Auschwitz lullaby
Auschwitz lullaby
Escobar, Mario, 1971-2018
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1943, Helene Hannemann is preparing her five children for the day when the German police arrive at her home. Her fears come true when the police demand that her children and husband, all of Romani heritage, be taken into custody. Though Helene is German and safe from the forces invading her home,...
Avenged
Avenged
Rose, Jacqui2019
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Thrilling, dangerous and compulsive, Avenged is perfect for fans of Martina Cole and Kimberley Chambers. You make a deal with the devil; you pay your dues...Franny Doyle has always known that her father Patrick has been up to no good. After all you don't become one of London's number one gangster...
Backlash : a thriller
Backlash : a thriller
Thor, Brad2019
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In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, ther...
Battlestar suburbia : a hilariously subversive space adveture
Battlestar suburbia : a hilariously subversive space adveture
McCrudden, Chris2018
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When Darren's charge-cart gets knocked off the Earth-to-Mars highway and lost in space forever, he thinks his day can't get any worse. When Kelly sees Darren accidentally short-circuit a talking lamppost, and its camera captures her face as it expires, she thinks her day can't get any worse. When...
The beautiful dream of life : a novel
The beautiful dream of life : a novel
Zapata, Domingo2018
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World renowned painter Rodrigo seemingly has it all: a multi-million dollar loft in SoHo; a talent for creativity that seems never ending; a recurring invitation to the exclusive modern art exhibit Art Basel; and lovers by the dozen. But what his longtime admirers don’t see is Rodrigo’s deep frus...
Becoming Belle
Becoming Belle
O'Connor, Nuala, 1970-2019
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In 1887, Isabel Bilton is the eldest of three daughters of a middle-class military family, growing up in a small garrison town. By 1891 she is the Countess of Clancarty, dubbed "the peasant countess" by the press, and a member of the Irish aristocracy. Becoming Belle is the story of the four year...
Belgravia
Belgravia
Fellowes, Julian2016
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On the evening of 15 June 1815, the great and the good of British Society have gathered in Brussels at what is to become one of the most tragic parties in history: the Duchess of Richmond's ball. For this is the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, and many of the handsome young men attending the ball ...
A bend in the stars
A bend in the stars
Barenbaum, Rachel2019
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In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar's army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision. Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been rai...
[1 copy, 2 reserves]
Beren and Luthien
Beren and Luthien
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-19732017
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Beren was a mortal man, but Luthien was an immortal elf. Her father, a great elvish lord, in deep opposition to Beren, imposed on him an impossible task that he must perform before he might wed Luthien. To show something of the process whereby this legend of Middle-earth evolved over the years, C...
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Döblin, Alfred, 1878-19572019
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Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin. Determined to go straight after a stint in prison, he finds himself thwarted by an unpredictable external agency that looks an awful lot like fate. Cheated, humiliated, thrown from a moving car; embroiled in an underworld of pimps, thugs, drunks a...
Best friends forever : a novel
Best friends forever : a novel
Hunt, Margot2018
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An intense friendship between the wealthy, manipulative Kat and the financially and emotionally struggling Alice takes a disturbing turn when Kat's loutish husband tumbles from the balcony of their mansion home and new revelations come to light.
Am I guilty?
Kabler, Jackie, 1966-2019
[1 copy, 1 reserve]
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