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Atkinson, Kate Life After Life
Andrews, Mary Kay Ladies Night
Atwood, Margaret Maddaddam *
Aw, Tash Five Star Billionaire
Baker, Jo Longbourn *
Barker, Emily Croy Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic *
Bishop, Anne Written in Red
Bohjalian, Chris Light in the Ruins *
Bradley, Alan Speaking From Among the Bones *
Brockmole, Jessica Letters From Skye *
Brown, Eli Cinnamon and Gunpowder
Brunt, Carol Rifka Tell The Wolves I’m Home * (eBook)
Catton, Eleanor Luminaries *
Chevalier, Tracy Last Runaway *
Crandall, Susan Whistling Past the Graveyard
Danticat, Edwidge Claire of the Sea Light *
Fagan, Jenni Panopticon
Faulks, Sebastian Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
Faye, Lyndsay Seven for a Secret
Fielding, Helen Mad About the Boy
Fowler, Karen Joy We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Gaiman, Neil Ocean at the End of the Lane *
Garwood, Julie Hotshot
Haig, Matt Humans
Haruf, Kent Benediction *
Harwood, John Asylum
Hill, Joe NOS4A2
Hobbs, Roger Ghostman
Hornby, Gill Hive
Hosseini, Khaled And the Mountains Echoed *
Howard, Linda Shadow Woman *
Howie, Hugh Wool
Joyce, Graham Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Joyce, Rachel Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry *
Kenney, John Truth in Advertising
Kadrey, Richard Kill City Blues
King, Stephen Joyland
Lahiri, Jhumpa Lowland *
Lipman, Elinor View from Penthouse B
Lutz, Lisa Last Word
Marra, Anthony Constellation of Vital Phenomena
McBride, James Good Lord Bird
McCallin, Luke Man From Berlin
McCann, Colum Transatlantic *
McDermott, Alice Someone
Messud, Claire Woman Upstairs *
Milan, Courtney Countess Conspiracy * (eBook)
Moore, Edward Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat
Moriarty, Liane Husband’s Secret *
Mott, Jason Returned
Moyes, Jojo Me Before You *
Netzer, Lydia Shine Shine Shine
Oates, Joyce Carol Accursed *
O’Donnell, Lisa Death of Bees
Peshl, Marissa Night Film *
Picoult, Jodi Storyteller
Putney, Mary Jo Sometimes a Rogue *
Rakoff, David Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish (Audiobook)
Raybourn, Deanna Spear of Summer Grass *
Rideout, Tanis Above All Things
Saunders, George Tenth of December *
Shah, Saira Mouse-Proof Kitchen
Shriver, Lionel Big Brother
Simsion, Graeme Rosie Project
Sloan, Robin Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Sullivan, J. Courtney Engagements
Tartt, Donna Goldfinch *
Thompson, Jean Humanity Project
Walls, Jeanette Silver Star
Wax, Wendy While We Were Watching Downton Abbey
Wecker, Helene Golem and the Jinni *
Wingate, Lisa Prayer Box *
Wolitzer, Meg Interestings

Coben, Harlan Six Years *
Connelly, Michael Gods of Guilt *
Davidson, Diane Mott Whole Enchilada *
Davis, Lindsey Ides of April
Galbraith, RobertCuckoo's Calling *
Johnson, Craig Spirit of Steamboat *
Kent, Hannah Burial Rites
Lovett, Charlie Bookman’s Tale *
Penny, Louise How the Light Gets In

Science Fiction
Brust, Steven Incrementalists
Marillier, Juliet Flame of Sevenwaters

Balogh, Mary Arrangement *
Barton, Anne When She Was Wicked
Dare, Tessa Any Duchess Will Do *
Davis, Justine Operation Reunion
Hoyt, Elizabeth Duke of Midnight *
Laurens, Stephanie And Then She Fell
Pappano, Marilyn A Hero to Come Home To
Ridgway, Christie Beach House No. 9 *
Robb, J. D. Mirror, Mirror
Sorenson, Jill Aftershock *
Call Number Author Title
027 Battles, Matthew Library: An Unquiet History
204.4 Lamott, Anne Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair
204.4 Ram, Dass Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart
346.048 Posner, Richard A. Little Book of Plagiarism
362.86 Finkel, David Thank You for Your Service
612.3 Roach, Mary Gulp: Adventures in the Alimentary Canal
613.7045 Sandberg, Sheryl Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead *
616.858 Grandin, Temple Autistic Brain
798.123 Boylan, Jennifer Finney Stuck in the Middle With You: a Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders
797.123 Brown, Daniel Boys in the Boat
814.54 Sedaris, David Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls *
818.602 Brown, Kelly Williams Adulting: How to Become an Adult in 468 Easy(ish) Steps
910.41 Goodman, Matthew Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World (Audiobook)
942.03 Jones, Dan Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens who Made England
942.05 de Lisle, Leanda Tudor: Passion, Manipulation, Murder
973.924 Packer, George Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Call Number Author Title
Bio Conroy Conroy, Pat Death of Santini
Bio Frank Muller, Melissa Anne Frank: The Biography
Bio Wayne Goldman, Michael John Wayne: The Genuine Article
Bio Higashida Higashida, Naoki Reason I Jump: the Inner Voice of a 13-Year-Old Boy with Autism *
Bio Lindhout Lindhout, Amanda House In The Sky

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