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Rebecca Kauffman The Gunners
Michael Nava Street people
Chuma Nwokolo The extinction of Menai
Tom Rachman The Italian teacher
Mark Sarvas Memento Park
Michael Farris Smith The fighter

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Alison Bruce Cambridge black
Teresa Dovalpage Death comes in through the kitchen
Elizabeth George The punishment she deserves
Antonia Hodgson A death at Fountains Abbey
Donna Leon The temptation of forgiveness
Jon Michelet The frozen woman

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Lara Elena Donnelly Amberlough

Short Stories
Andrés Barba The right intention
Mallory Ortberg The merry spinster: tales of everyday horror
John Edgar Wideman American histories: stories

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Bruce Bassett & Ralph Edney Introducing relativity 530.11 B319
Johnnie Christmas Firebug 741.5 F523
Neil Gaiman American Gods: shadows 741.5 G14a
Nicole Hollander We ate Wonder Bread: a memoir of growing up on the west side of Chicago 741.5 H737
John Porcellino From Lone Mountain: King-Cat comics & stories 2003-2007 741.5 P833f

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Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Francesca Chiorino Homes in Japan 728 C539
Paul Martineau Still life in photography 779.3 M385
Laurie Olin Be seated 721.8 O46
Colin Westerbeck & Joel Meyerowitz Bystander: a history of street photography 770.9 W526

Books, Reading, Publishing, Journalism, Library & Information Science
The Voynich manuscript 091 C625

Business & Economics
Jeffrey Pfeffer Dying for a paycheck: how modern management harms employee health & company performance--and what we can do about it 650.1 P524
Donald Sull & Kathleen M. Eisenhardt Simple rules: how to thrive in a complex world 650.1 S949

Robert Bellin Winning with the Dutch 794.122 B444
Alexander Kotov Grandmaster at work 794.12 K875
Paul Littlewood Chess tactics 794.12 L781
Rudolf Spielmann The art of sacrifice in chess 794.1 S75 2015

Computer Science
Safiya Umoja Noble Algorithms of oppression: how search engines reinforce racism 025.04 N747

Food & Drink
Polly Conner & Rachel Tiemeyer From freezer to table: 75+ simple, whole foods recipes for gathering, cooking & sharing 641.5 C752
Foolproof preserving: a guide to small batch jams, jellies, pickles, condiments & more 641.4 A512
Ina Garten Barefoot Contessa foolproof 641.555 G244f
Michael Greger The how not to die cookbook: 100+ recipes to help prevent & reverse disease 641.563 G818

Health & Medicine
Rana Awdish In shock: my journey from death to recovery & the redemptive power of hope 610.92 A966

Jeanne E. Abrams First ladies of the republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison & the creation of an iconic American role 973.09 A161
John Butman & Simon Targett New world, inc.: the making of America by England's merchant adventurers 970.01 B987
François-René de Chateaubriand Memoirs from beyond the grave: 1768-1800 944.04 C492
Never remember: Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia 947.084 G392
Amy Licence Red roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort 942.04 L698
Viet Thanh Nguyen Nothing ever dies: Vietnam & the memory of war 959.7 N576

Languages & Linguistics
Bill Harvey Viceroys, vicars & vergers: British English for Americans 403 H341

The trustee's legal companion: a step-by-step guide to administering a living trust 346.052 L551

Literature & Writing
Bullets into bells: poets & citizens respond to gun violence 811.6 B936
Kim Shuck Rabbit Stories 813.6 S562
Women in the Literary Landscape: A Centennial Publication of the Women's National Book Association 810.9 W362

Performing Arts & Music
Michael Meylac Behind the scenes at the Ballets Russes: stories from a golden age 792.8 M614
Todd S. Purdum Something wonderful: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Broadway revolution 792.09 P985

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Evan Davis Post-truth: why we have reached peak bullshit & what we can do about it 177.3 D261
N.T. Wright Paul: a biography 225.92 P32n

Politics & Government
A.G. Hopkins American empire: a global history 325 H793
Andrew W. Kahrl Free the beaches: the story of Ned Coll & the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline 323.1 K129

Social Sciences & Current Events
Andrea Barnet Visionary women: how Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall & Alice Waters changed our world305.4 B261v
Warren I. Cohen A nation like all others: a brief history of American foreign relations327.73 C678
Christian Davenport The space barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos & the quest to colonize the cosmos338.762 D247
T.J. English. The Corporation: an epic story of the Cuban American underworld364.1 E583
Steve Fraser. Class matters: the strange career of an American delusion305.5 F841
Sarah McBride Tomorrow will be different: love, loss & the fight for trans equality306.76 M119
Sir Ken Robinson & Lou Aronica You, your child & school: navigate your way to the best education371.19 R658
Jason Sokol The heavens might crack: the death & legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.323.092 S683
Robert Wald Sussman The myth of race: the troubling persistence of an unscientific idea 305.8 S964
Daniel Tudor Ask a North Korean: defectors talk about their lives inside the world's most secretive nation 362.87 T912
Jonathan Weisman (((Semitism))): being Jewish in America in the age of Trump 305.892 W428
Robert Wuthnow The left behind: decline & rage in rural America 305.562 W973
Bernice Yeung In a day's work: the fight to end sexual violence against America's most vulnerable workers 362.88 Y48

Sports & Games
Tim Moore The cyclist who went out in the cold: adventures riding the Iron Curtain 796.6 M821

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Robert C. O'Brien ; illustrated by Zena Bernstein Mrs. Frisby & the rats of Nimh


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André Aciman Call me by your name
Celeste Ng Little fires everywhere
Charles Todd The gate keeper
Amor Towles A gentleman in Moscow
Jeff VanderMeer Annihilation

Action & Adventure
Journey to the center of the earth

Portrait in black ; Madame X

Brassed off!
Broken English
Legally blonde 2: red, white & blonde
Lock, stock & two smoking barrels

Effie Gray
The great Gatsby
The impressionists
Les Misérables.

Foreign Language
The Count of Monte Cristo


Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Evil under the sun
Panic room
Wallander Season 1

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
The invasion

Days of thrills & laughter 791.43 D275
Inside The Doors, 1967-1969 782.421 I591

Posted on Apr. 5, 2018 by Heather Terrell