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Therese Bohman Eventide
Christina Lauren Love & other words
Kopano Matlwa Evening primrose
Alexander McCall Smith The good pilot Peter Woodhouse
Madeline Miller Circe
Elle Nash Animals eat each other
Eliza Robertson Demi-gods
Adrienne Sharp The magnificent Esme Wells
Daniela Tully Hotel on shadow lake
Michele Young-Stone Lost in the beehive

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Jeffery Deaver The cutting edge: a Lincoln Rhyme novel Fic Deaver
David Downing Dark clouds shining Fic Downing
Mariah Fredericks A death of no importance Fic Fredericks
K.J. Howe Skyjack: a Thea Paris novel Fic Howe
Ausma Zehanat Khan Among the ruins Fic Khan
M.L. Longworth The secrets of the Bastide Blanche Fic Longworth
Jo Nesbø Macbeth Fic Nesbø
Anne Perry Twenty-one days: a Daniel Pitt novel Fic Perry
Stuart Woods Shoot first: (think later) Fic Woods

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Josh Malerman Unbury Carol

Short Stories
Jez Burrows Dictionary stories: short fictions & other findings
YZ Chin Though I get home

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Ed Piskor X-Men: grand design. 1 741.5 P677

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Applied Sciences
Nancy Bubel The new seed-starters handbook 635.04 B917
Chilton's BMW: BMW, 1970-88 repair manual 629.28 C53b
Chilton's repair & tune-up guide, Volkswagen 1970 to 1981: Beetle, Super Beetle 1970-80, Karmann Ghia 1970-74, Transporter 1970-79, Vanagon 1980-81, Fastback, Squareback 1970-74, 411 1971-72, 412 1973-74 629.28 C53r
Clayton E. Cramer Lock, stock & barrel: the origins of American gun culture 683.4 C889
Robert Kurson Rocket men: the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 & the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon 629.454 K969
Edward Ashford Lee Plato & the nerd: the creative partnership of humans & technology 601 L477
Vanessa Murray Made to last: a compendium of artisans, trades & projects 680 M981

Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell & Gloria Nicol Pebble mosaics: 25 original step-by-step projects for the home & garden 738.5 S358
Leslie Williamson Interior portraits: at home with cultural pioneers & creative mavericks: a California design pilgrimage 747.0979 W729

Biography & Genealogy
Leonie Frieda Francis I: the maker of modern France 92 F8181f
The luck of friendship: the letters of Tennessee Williams & James Laughlin 92 W7265Lu

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
Nicole Hennig Keeping up with emerging technologies: best practices for information professionals 025 H516k

Business & Economics
Dev Aujla 50 ways to get a job: an unconventional guide to finding work on your terms 650.14 A923
Sally Helgesen How women rise: break the 12 habits holding you back from your next raise, promotion, or job 650.1 H474h
Tom Peters The excellence dividend: meeting the tech tide with work that wows & jobs that last 658.4 P481
Jon Taffer Don't bullsh*t yourself!: crush the excuses that are holding you back 650.1 T124
Ellen R. Wald Saudi, Inc.: the Arabian kingdom's pursuit of profit & power 337.766 W157
Edward Yardeni Predicting the markets: a professional autobiography 330.092 Y27
Jeanne Yocum The self-employment survival guide: proven strategies to succeed as your own boss 658.041 Y542

Andrew Martin The ABC of the modern Slav 794.122 M379ab
Andrew Martin The Trompowsky: the easy way 794.122 M379t
Alejandro Ramirez Attacking with the Benkö Gambit 794.122 R173
Alexei Shirov My best games with black 794.122 S558m
Sergei Tiviakov How to combat rare lines as Black 794.122 T623
Alexei Shirov My best games in the Slav & Semi-Slav 794.122 S558sl

Food & Drink
Colu Henry Back pocket pasta: cook inspired dinners on the fly 641.822 H521
Bronwen Percival, Francis Percival Reinventing the wheel: milk, microbes & the fight for real cheese 637.3 P429
Dhan Tamang Coffee art: creative coffee designs for the home barista 641.877 T153

Health & Medicine
Yunte Huang Inseparable: the original Siamese twins & their rendezvous with American history 616.043 H874
Catherine Price How to break up with your phone 616.8584 P945

Clara Beaudoux The Madeleine project: uncovering a Parisian Life 944.36 B373
Rebecca Erbelding Rescue Board: the untold story of America's efforts to save the Jews of Europe 940.53 E657
Cathy Gere Tomb of Agamemnon 938.8 G367
Fawaz A. Gerges Making the Arab world: Nasser, Qutb & the clash that shaped the Middle East 956.04 G367
Nancy Goldstone Daughters of the Winter Queen: four remarkable sisters, the crown of Bohemia & the enduring legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots 943.7 G624
Adrian Goldsworthy Hadrian's Wall 936.2 G624
Peter Hayes Why?: explaining the Holocaust 940.53 H417
Rosemary Hill Stonehenge 936.2 H645
Carl Hoffman The last wild men of Borneo: a true story of death & treasure 915.98 H699
Penny Junor The Duchess: Camilla Parker Bowles & the love affair that rocked the crown 941.085 J956
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan The China mission: George Marshall's unfinished war, 1945/1947 951.04 K969
Jörn Leonhard Pandora's Box: a history of the First World War 940.3 L584
Manuel Pastor State of resistance: what California's dizzying descent & remarkable resurgence mean for America's future 979.405 P293
Charles Rist Season of infamy: a diary of war & occupation, 1939-1945 940.5344 R597
James C. Scott Against the grain: a deep history of the earliest states 630.9 S425
Voices from the Rust Belt 977 T865

Home & Family Management
Luke Barr Ritz & Escoffier: the hotelier, the chef & the rise of the leisure class 647.94 B268
The complete outdoor builder: from arbors to walkways: 150 DIY projects 690.89 C737
Jan Johnsen The spirit of stone: 101 practical & creative stonescaping ideas for your garden 717 J659
Chris Peterson Bathroom ideas you can use: the latest design styles, fixtures, surfaces & remodeling tips 643.5 P485

David Hitchcock Patent searching made easy: how to do patent searches online & in the library 608.721 H674
Julia Nissley How to probate an estate in California: a step-by-step guide 346.052 N726

Literature & Writing
Jonathan Basile Tar for mortar: the Library of Babel & the dream of totality 863 B311
Michelle Dean Sharp: the women who made an art of having an opinion 810.9 D281
Nicole Evelina The once & future queen: Guinevere in Arthurian legend 809.93 E931
Thomas C. Foster How to read poetry like a professor: a quippy & sonorous guide to verse 808.1 F754
Anatole France himself; a Boswellian record by his secretary, Jean Jacques Brousson 843.9 F815
Jane Friedman The business of being a writer 808.02 F911
Lorrie Moore See what can be done: essays, criticism & commentary 801.95 M821
Robert the devil: the first modern English translation of Robert le diable, an anonymous French romance of the thirteenth century 841 R639

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Jon Butterworth Atom land: a guided tour through the strange (and impossibly small) world of particle physics 539.72 B988
Heather Swan Where honeybees thrive: stories from the field 638.1 S972

Performing Arts & Music
Dylan on Dylan: interviews & encounters 782.421 D99d
Bill Kopp Reinventing Pink Floyd: from Syd Barrett to the Dark side of the Moon 780.92 P655k

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Kathie Lee Gifford The rock, the road & the rabbi: my journey into the heart of scriptural faith & the land where it all began 248.3 G458
Sally Kohn The opposite of hate: a field guide to repairing our humanity 152.4 K795
Mark Lipton Mean men: the perversion of America's self-made man 158.1 L767
Maria Shriver I've been thinking ...: reflections, prayers & meditations for a meaningful life 248.4 S561
William Stixrud The self-driven child: the science & sense of giving your kids more control over their lives 155.413 S862

Politics & Government
Madeleine Albright Fascism: a warning 320.533 A342
Wendy Brown Undoing the demos: neoliberalism's stealth revolution 320.51 B877
David Cronin Balfour's shadow: a century of British support for Zionism & Israel 327.41 C947
Robert Kuttner Can democracy survive global capitalism? 320.9 K975
Peter Schweizer Secret empires: how the American political class hides corruption & enriches family & friends 320.973 S413
Timothy Snyder The road to unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America 320.53 S675

Social Sciences & Current Events
Kathleen Belew Bring the war home: the white power movement & paramilitary America 320.56 B428
Chinese myths 398.2 J124
Barbara Ehrenreich Natural causes: an epidemic of wellness, the certainty of dying & killing ourselves to live longer 306.9 E334
Andrew Hogan Hunting El Chapo: the inside story of the American lawman who captured the world's most-wanted drug lord 364.177 H714
Heather E. Hudson Connecting Alaskans: telecommunications in Alaska from telegraph to broadband 384 H885
Ken Ilgunas This land is our land: how we lost the right to roam & how to take it back 333.33 B111
Carlos Magdalena The plant messiah: adventures in search of the world's rarest species 333.95 M189
Priya Satia Empire of guns: the violent making of the Industrial Revolution 338.4768 S253
Harold Schechter Hell's princess: the mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men 364.152 S314
James J. SextoN If you're in my office, it's already too late: a divorce lawyer's guide to staying together 306.89 S518
James Walvin Sugar: the world corrupted, from slavery to obesity 381.456 W241
Andrew Yang The war on normal people: the truth about America's disappearing jobs & why universal basic income is our future 362.5 Y221

Travel & Geography
Edward Brooke-Hitching The phantom atlas: the greatest myths, lies & blunders on maps 912.09 B872

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Tayari Jones An American marriage Large Print Jones
Jo Nesbø Macbeth Large Print Nesbø
Tom Rachman The Italian teacher Large Print Rachman

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Elizabeth George The punishment she deserves

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