Fiction

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In the wee hours of a London morning, a wealthy, elderly man, Frank Schoeller, is brutally attacked in his home.

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Annabelle McKay is a student at U.C. Santa Barbara when she meets her future husband, Grant, at a students’ apartment eviction party in Isla Vista.

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An arrogant talking head has just humiliated his well-meaning director, Henry, in front of his crew.

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The Raindrop is a beautifully illustrated picture book about a raindrop and its place in the world. The story begins with the Raindrop having a discussion with a cloud.

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“. . . I wonder if being too satisfied with your life and becoming numb to it aren’t somehow intertwined. Like there isn’t something just as dangerous about playing it safe.”

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This is the story of fifteen-year-old Rutka, a Polish girl orphaned by the Holocaust. Virtually all of her tight-knit Jewish family has been murdered.

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 She did it!  She really did it!  Ms.

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“. . . (W)hat I thought was missing her has really been the part of me that loved her like that.”

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“Occasionally the literary world is treated to a book that seems to have been written with divine inspiration.

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In the course of Sophie Hannah’s suspense novel The Dead Lie
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Contrary to expectations, Tolstoy’s well-known line from Anna Karenina, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” does not apply to Rachel Cusk’s nove

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The Berenstains’ latest release is a lift-the-flap book designed for young children, ages two to six.

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Taroko Gorge is Jacob’s debut novel. The setting is Taiwan’s National Park and the story is littered with a cast of international characters.

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In the celebrity crazed culture we currently live in, Carl Hiaasen’s newest novel, Star Island, fits right in.

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 Viking, December 2009 Science fiction abhors a Utopia the way nature abhors a vacuum. When the two meet, something has to be done to undo one of them.

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Emerson Watts is pretty much your average teen girl. She goes to an alternative high school in New York City where she gets somewhat decent grades and is popular among her peers.

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Bob Dylan’s album John Wesley Harding was released in 1967. Susan Streeter Carpenter’s debut novel, Riders on the Storm, is set in Cleveland in 1968.

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 Bloomsbury USA, September 2009 Ms. Randall has crafted a fascinating and serious novel of the 20th Century Civil Rights movement.

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Every once in a while, a book comes along that is so creatively out-of-the box that the reader isn’t quite sure what he holds in his hands.

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 Odd Hours is Koontz’s fourth thriller starring his psychic hero, Odd Thomas.  He was to be named Todd, but a misprint on his birth certificate left him with a unique name to match his uniqu

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Molly Harper has returned with her third installment in the Nice Girls series with Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever.

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It’s been six years since New York Times bestselling author Crusie’s last solo novel.

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Maeve Connelly has spent most of her mid-twenties drifting through life, unsure of what it has to offer beyond her collection of funky knee socks and her beloved bird, Oliver.

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No one writes better courtroom dramas than Scott Turow. In Presumed Innocent, he told us the story of chief deputy District Attorney Rusty Sabich.

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Talk about being in the wrong place in the wrong time.

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