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At the Water's Edge

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At the Water's Edge - Sara Gruen
...a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.(Amazon)


Miracle at Augusta

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Miracle at Augusta - James Patterson
Call Number: PS 3566.A822 M55 2015
A shot at redemption arrives in an unexpected form: a teenage outcast with troubles of his own—and a natural golf swing. As this unlikely duo sets out to achieve the impossible on the world's most revered golf course, Travis is about to learn that sometimes the greatest miracles of all take place when no one is watching.


Between You & Me

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Between You and Me - Mary Norris
Call Number: PE 1450 .N67 2015
Readers―and writers―will find in Norris neither a scold nor a softie but a wise and witty new friend in love with language and alive to the glories of its use in America, even in the age of autocorrect and spell-check. (Amazon)


Dead Wake

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Erik Larson
Call Number: D 592.L8 L28 2015
Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.(Amazon)


Gathering Prey

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Gathering Prey - John Sandford
Call Number: PS 3569 .A516 G38 2015
They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes—they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them.(Amazon)


Marriage of Inconvenience

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Marriage of Inconvenience - Debbie Macomber
Rich Manning had known Jamie Warren forever. And he loved her -strictly as a friend. But all that changed the day Jamie asked him to be the father of her as-yet-unconceived child! Rich agreed on one condition: they marry.(Barnes&Noble)


Perfect Match

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Perfect Match - Fern Michaels
An injured ex-athlete discovers that giving up on the game of life is not an option...After years of flitting from one failed business idea to another, all fueled by Jake's generosity, she now owns a highly lucrative matchmaking service. And she's gifting the business to Jake--whether he likes it or not--while she follows her dreams of making it as a singer in Nashville.(Amazon)


Blood on Snow

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Blood on Snow - Jo Nesbø; Neil Smith (Translator)
Call Number: PT 8951.24 .E83 B5713 2015
...a fast, tight, darkly lyrical stand-alone novel that has at its center the perfectly sympathetic antihero: an Oslo contract killer who draws us into an unexpected meditation on death and love. (Amazon)


Patriot Threat

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The Patriot Threat - Steve Berry
Call Number: PS 3602.E764 P38 2015
... asks him to track a rogue North Korean who may have acquired some top secret Treasury Department files--the kind that could bring the United States to its knees--Malone is vaulted into a harrowing twenty-four hour chase that begins on the canals in Venice and ends in the remote highlands of Croatia.(Amazon)


Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies - Bill O'Reilly; David Fisher
Call Number: F 594 .F49 2015
It was a place where luck made a difference and legends were made. Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that further brings this history to life, and told in fast-paced, immersive narrative, Legends and Lies is an irresistible, adventure-packed ride back into one of the most storied era of our nation's rich history.(Amazon)



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The Residence - Kate Andersen Brower
Call Number: F 204 .W5 B75 2015
Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers, and others who tend to the needs of the President and First Family.(Amazon)


God Help the Child

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God Help the Child - Toni Morrison
Call Number: PS 3563 .O8749 G63 2015
Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. (Amazon)


Memory Man

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Memory Man - David Baldacci
Call Number: PS 3552 .A446 M45 2015
The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro. But his career ended before it had a chance to begin. The second time was at home nearly two decades later. Now a police detective, Decker returned from a stakeout one evening and entered a nightmare--his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law had been murdered.(Barnes&Noble)


Falling in Love

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Falling in Love - Donna Leon
Call Number: PS 3562.E534 F35 2015
..mystery plots, and also for the rich and varied cast of recurring characters, among which is the city of Venice itself. . . . Leon’s evildoers are not psychopathic serial killers or rapists. . . . [She] delves into the more interesting territory of moral corruption, in all its forms.(Publisher Weekly)



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The Stranger - Harlan Coben
Call Number: PS 3553 .0225 S77 2015
Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.(Amazon)


Curious Mind

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A Curious Mind - Brian Grazer; Charles Fishman
Call Number: BF 323 .C8 G73 2015
Whether you’re looking to improve your management style at work or you want to become a better romantic partner, this book—and its lessons on the power of curiosity—can change your life.(Amazon)


Every Fifteen Minutes

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Every Fifteen Minutes - Lisa Scottoline
Call Number: PS 3569 .C725 E83 2015
Lisa Scottoline's visceral thriller, Every Fifteen Minutes,brings you into the grip of a true sociopath and shows you how, in the quest to survive such ruthlessness, every minute counts.(Amazon)



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The Liar - Nora Roberts
Call Number: PS 3568 .O243 L53 2015
Appalled by the depth of her husband's deceit and the debt he leaves behind when he is lost in a boating accident, Shelby Pomeroy Foxworth takes her three-year-old daughter, Callie, and heads home to her family and her Smoky Mountain roots. Reconnecting with her past and building a life for herself and Callie is the order of the day.(Library Journal)


One Night

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One Night - Eric Jerome Dickey
For one night, a couple checks in to an upscale hotel. The pair seem unlikely companions, from opposing strata of society, but their attraction is palpable to all who observe them—or overhear their cries of passion. In the course of twelve hours, con games, erotic interludes, jealousy, violence, and murder swirl around them. Will they part ways in bliss, in sorrow, or in death?(Barnes&Noble)


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