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Blood red horse
Blood red horse
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Author: K M Grant  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2005
You need three things to become a brave and noble knight: A warhorse. A fair maiden. A just cause. Will has a horse-a small chestnut stallion with a white blaze in his brow. Ellie is a fair maiden, but she's supposed to marry Will's older brother...
Break every rule
Break every rule
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Author: J Minter  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
It's that time of year in New York: one of the city's premier magazines is compiling its annual Hottest Private School Boy issue. Jonathan, Mickey, David, Arno, and Patch all figure they're shoo-ins, but will the competition to be chosen as the cover...
Auslander
Auslander
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Author: Paul Dowswell  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2011
When Peter's parents are killed, he is sent to an orphanage in Warsaw, Poland. But Peter is Volksdeutscher-of German blood. With his blond hair and blue eyes, he looks just like the boy on the Hitler Youth poster. The Nazis decide he is racially valu...
Between you & me
Between you & me
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Author: Marisa Calin  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Phyre knows there is something life-changing about her new drama teacher, Mia, from the moment they meet. As Phyre rehearses for the school play, she comes to realize that the unrequited feelings she has for Mia go deeper than she's ever experienced....
The underminer
The underminer
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Author: Mike Albo  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2010
Successful, gorgeous, and beloved by everyone you know, the Underminer remembers your every foolish ambition and humiliating mistake-and never fails to remind you. The Underminer makes you feel suicidal. But the Underminer is your friend. Mike Albo a...
Unspeakable things
Unspeakable things
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Author: Laurie Penny  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2014
Shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize 2014 Laurie Penny, one of our most prominent young voices of feminism and dissent, presents a trenchant report on our society today-and our society tomorrow, as she is willing to fight to see it. ...
Sophie and the sibyl
Sophie and the sibyl
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Author: Patricia Duncker  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
In Berlin, Max Duncker and his brother, Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business, which owes its success to one woman: the Sibyl, or Mary Ann Evans, better known as George Eliot, who is writing the final installment of her bestselling serial Mid...
That deadman dance
That deadman dance
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Author: Kim Scott  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Set in Western Australia in the first decades of the nineteenth century, That Deadman Dance is a vast, gorgeous novel about the first contact between the Aboriginal Noongar people and the new European settlers. Bobby Wabalanginy is a young Noongar ma...
Sleeping dogs
Sleeping dogs
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Author: Thomas Mogford  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
Haunted by his failure to prevent the violent murders of two innocent women, Gibraltarian lawyer Spike Sanguinetti loses himself in his work. After much persuasion, he joins an old flame, Detective Sergeant Jessica Navarro, for a well-earned rest at ...
Some here among us
Some here among us
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Author: Peter Walker  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
It is 1967, and as New Zealand hesitates over whether to send more troops to Vietnam, students take to the streets of Wellington to protest the war. Among them are friends Race, Candy, Chadwick, FitzGerald, and the charismatic Morgan, who is Maori, a...
Sidney chambers and the forgiveness of sins
Sidney chambers and the f...
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Author: James Runcie  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
The fourth in The Grantchester Mystery Series, and the inspiration for t he primetime PBS/Masterpiece television series, Grantchester . The loveable full-time priest and part-time detective, Canon Sidney Chambers, continues his sleuthing adven...
Purgatory
Purgatory
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Author: Tomás Eloy Martínez  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2011
Purgatorio is Martínez's most moving, most autobiographical novel and yet it is also a ghost story, the ghost story which has been Argentina's history since 1973. It begins, 'Simón Cardoso had been dead for thirty years when Emilia Dupuy, his wife...
Reckless
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Author: Hasan Ali Toptas  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
Thirty years after completing his military service, Ziya flees the spiraling turmoil and perplexing chaos of the city where he lives to seek a peaceful existence in a remote village-of which he has heard dreamlike tales. Greeted by his old friend fro...
Rise
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Author: Karen Campbell  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
Escaping a city and a man that have almost broken her, Justine is running for her life. She heads north, to the mountains and valleys of the Scottish Highlands, where she hopes to hide and survive. Michael and Hannah are running too. Gathering togeth...
Our divided political heart
Our divided political hea...
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Author: EJ Dionne  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
America today is at a political impasse; we face a nation divided and discontented. Acclaimed political commentator E.J. Dionne argues that Americans can't agree on who we are as a nation because we can't agree on who we've been, or what it is, philo...
A perfect waiter
A perfect waiter
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Author: Alain Claude Sulzer  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2010
Erneste is the perfect waiter-and his private life seems to embody the qualities he brings to his profession. But inwardly this polite and dignified man is in the grip of a violent passion, aroused thirty years before, when he fell in love with a you...
My first coup detat
My first coup d'etat
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Author: John Dramani Mahama  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
MY FIRST COUP D'ETAT is a literary nonfiction account that charts the coming of age of John Dramani Mahama in Ghana during the dismal post-independence lost decades of Africa. He was seven years old when rumors of that first coup reached his boarding...
The most perfect thing
The most perfect thing
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Author: Tim Birkhead  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2016
A bird's egg is a nearly perfect survival capsule-an external womb-and one of natural selection's most wonderful creations. Shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016.One of Forbes' Best Books About Birds and Bird...
Mr. mojo
Mr. mojo
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Author: Dylan Jones  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
In Paris's Père-Lachaise cemetery, Jim Morrison's graffiti-scrawled tombstone is a place of pilgrimage for local devotees, adolescent hedonists, and wayward backpackers alike. Found dead in his bathtub at only twenty-seven, having achieved worldwide...
A more perfect heaven
A more perfect heaven
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Author: Dava Sobel  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2011
By 1514, the reclusive cleric Nicolaus Copernicus had written and hand-copied an initial outline of his heliocentric theory-in which he defied common sense and received wisdom to place the sun, not the earth, at the center of our universe, and set th...
More powerful than dynamite
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Author: Thai Jones  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
In the year that saw the start of World War I, the United States was itself on the verge of revolution: industrial depression in the east, striking coal miners in Colorado, and increasingly tense relations with Mexico. There was blood in the air that...
Medicus
Medicus
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Author: Ruth Downie  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2014
Divorced and down on his luck, Gaius Petreius Ruso has made the rash decision to seek his fortune in an inclement outpost of the Roman Empire, namely Britannia. In a moment of weakness, after a straight thirtysix-hour shift at the army hospital, he s...
Lucky break
Lucky break
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Author: Esther Freud  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2011
It is their first day at Drama Arts, and the circle of huddled, nervous students are told in no uncertain terms that here, unlike at any other drama school, they will be taught to Act. To Be. To exist in their own world on the stage. But outside is t...
Marilyn
Marilyn
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Author: Lois Banner  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Like her art, Marilyn Monroe was rooted in paradox: She was a powerful star and a childlike waif; a joyful, irreverent party girl with a deeply spiritual side; a superb friend and a narcissist; a dumb blonde and an intellectual. No previous biographe...
Meander
Meander
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Author: Jeremy Seal  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
The Meander is a river so famously winding that its name has long since come to signify the frustrations and the virtues of the indirect approach; an approach that the author makes use of while traveling the length of the river alone and by kayak. Je...
The last hundred days
The last hundred days
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Author: Patrick McGuinness  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Once the gleaming Paris of the East, Bucharest in 1989 is a world of corruption and paranoia, in thrall to the repressive regime of Nicolae Ceau?escu. Old landmarks are falling to demolition crews, grocery shelves are empty, and informants are everyw...
Long shadows
Long shadows
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Author: Erna Paris  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
One of the most urgent issues facing the world today is how countries shape historical memory in the aftermath of calamity, making decisions that cast long shadows into the future. Combining gripping storytelling with sharp observation, Erna Paris ta...
The kindness
The kindness
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Author: Polly Samson  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
He followed her eyes skyward to a bird that was falling, turning and turning, like a heart that had leapt free. It fell, and as it did it became a falcon. He was transfixed. Julian's fall begins the moment he sets eyes on Julia. Julia is married and...
A lady cyclists guide to kashgar
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Author: Suzanne Joinson  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
It is 1923. Evangeline (Eva) English and her sister Lizzie are missionaries heading for the ancient city of Kashgar on the Silk Road. Though Lizzie is on fire with her religious calling, Eva’s motives are not quite as noble, but with her green bicyc...
How to cook like a man
How to cook like a man
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Author: Daniel Duane  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Daniel Duane was a good guy, but he wasn't what you might call domestic. Yet when he became a father, this avid outdoorsman was increasingly stuck at home, trying to do his part in the growing household. Inept at so many tasks associated with an infa...
The infinite tides
The infinite tides
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Author: Christian Kiefer  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
Set in depleted, post-recession suburbia, with its endlessly interlocking cul-de-sacs, mega-parking lots and big box stores, The Infinite Tides tells the story of star astronaut Keith Corcoran's return to earth. Keith comes home from a lengthy miss...
Island cup
Island cup
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Author: James Sullivan  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
To most of us wash-ashores, the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are resort destinations, summer homes for the Kennedys, the Obamas, and-yes-Bill Belichick. But the year-rounders see a different picture. After the tourists and jetsetters le...
Good in a crisis
Good in a crisis
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Author: Margaret Overton  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
During the four years of physician Margaret Overton's acrimonious divorce, she dated widely and indiscriminately, determined to find her soul mate and live happily ever after. But then she discovered she had a brain aneurysm. She discovered it at a p...
The great acceleration
The great acceleration
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Author: Robert Colvile  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2016
The Great Acceleration is an energizing account from a brilliant new writer of how our society is speeding up-and why we should embrace it. In this revelatory study of modern living, Robert Colvile inspects the various ways in which the pace of ...
The fish ladder
The fish ladder
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Author: Katharine Norbury  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2015
Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by a loving adoptive family, she grew into a wanderer, drawn by the landscape of the British countryside. One summer, following the miscarriage of a much-longed-for child, Katha...
A geography of oysters
A geography of oysters
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Author: Rowan Jacobsen  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2014
In this passionate, playful, and indispensable guide, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a delectable tour of the oysters of North America. Region by region, he describes each oyster's appearance, flavor, origin, and availability, as w...
God and country
God and country
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Author: Monique El-Faizy  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2014
In this important exploration of one of the most misunderstood phenomena of our day, former fundamentalist Christian Monique El-Faizy argues that evangelicals have become the new establishment, constituting over 40% of our population by some estimate...
The fight for home
The fight for home
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Author: Daniel Wolff  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
When Daniel Wolff first headed down to New Orleans five months after the levees breached, he thought he might spend a year reporting on the recovery ahead. He found people desperate to tell their stories; they had lost the documents of their personal...
Elzas kitchen
Elza's kitchen
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Author: Marc Fitten  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2012
For years, Elza has gotten by. A divorcee out of culinary school, she started her own little restaurant in the mid-size Hungarian city of Delibab, and she's grown a decent business, cooking quality versions of Hungarian classics and serving them with...
An emergency in slow motion
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Author: William Todd Schultz  Call Number: eBOOK  Published: 2011
Diane Arbus was one of the most brilliant and revered photographers in the history of American art. Her portraits, in stark black and white, seemed to reveal the psychological truths of their subjects. But after she committed suicide at the age of ...
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