Fiction

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Irene Steele has a close to perfect life, or does she? She loves job, her husband Russ, their Victorian home, and her two grown sons.

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“Kudos to Kate Morton for spinning such a tale.”

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“for Sherlock Holmes fans, it is a perfect edition to sit next to Conan Doyle on the library shelf.”

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Fate gave Roxanne Veletzos a rare opportunity, and she seized it: a chance to rewrite history.

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Rachel Carver leaves her job as an agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and begins work as a freelance legal investigator.

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Death in Paris is a mashup of some of the most favorite literary tropes.

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“poems of balanced wildness and instinctual grace.”

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Jane Hawk, one of the brightest former FBI agents, is now a much-sought-after fugitive.

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“November Road is a tour de force, highly recommended for all lovers of noir fiction.”

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“A fun book, a simple but still captivating story, and attractive design make Evie and The Truth About Witches a good choice for the Halloween season, or for any other time when so

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“A Bildungsroman for our troubled times, set in a place where nothing is safe or certain.”

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The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor is a journey into the past . . . and then again, further into the past.

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“Beyond the Sixth Extinction is a playful but dark vision of a possible future . . .”

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“Sometimes funny, always smart and honest, Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s stories hold the reader, even as the painful truths of human lives break through.”

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As we approach adulthood, we convince ourselves that the mental scripts that have defined us for nearly our entire lives can be discarded. Or altered. Or at least minimized.

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“an enjoyable ride with interesting characters and an author who isn’t going to let you down.”

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The Book that Jake Borrowed, written and illustrated by a children’s librarian, starts out as a spin on The House that Jack Built.  “/This is Jake./”

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Sean, the main character in this novel, tells us there are two types of psychopaths. The first type is completely oblivious to their wrongdoing and can normalize even the most savage behavior.

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“This is a small but beautiful book and one that deserves to be cherished.

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“The Storyteller’s Secret is a lavishly told tale of secrets, love, and loyalty.

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“In The Dogs of Detroit Felver has created a dark mirror for readers to gaze into.”

After burning out working with youth gangs in Los Angeles, Chicana social worker Rosa Medina retreats to Puerto de Luna, New Mexico. There, she intends to write a novel about Billy the Kid.

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“Although aimed at a young adult audience, adult readers will find the pacing and worldbuilding of For a Muse of Fire comparable to adult high fantasy, and thus should feel right a

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When looking among 19th century women for those who might have been feminists, forged a path for women’s rights, or were simply independent-minded, the pickings are rather slim. Susan B.

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“Lestat may say he doesn’t want to cause the deaths of his fellow undead but that’s what happens in this continuation of The Vampire Chronicles.” 

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