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Jessica Brockmole Letters from Skye
Margaret Drabble The pure gold baby
Lauren Grodstein The explanation for everything
Franz Kafka The trial
Tim Parks Sex is forbidden
Thomas Pynchon Bleeding edge
Graeme Simsion The Rosie project
D.J. Taylor The Windsor faction

Historical Fiction
Elizabeth Gilbert The signature of all things
Jeanette Winterson The daylight gate

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
The best American mystery stories B563
Andrea Camilleri Treasure hunt
Jennifer duBois Cartwheel
Leighton Gage Perfect hatred
Tarquin Hall The case of the love commandos: from the files of Vish Puri, India's most private investigator
Joe R. Lansdale The thicket
G.M. Malliet Pagan spring: a Max Tudor novel
Jess McConkey The widows of Braxton County
Carla Norton The edge of normal
George Pelecanos The double
John Sandford Storm front
Robert K. Tanenbaum Tragic
Stuart Woods Doing hard time
Vincent Zandri Godchild

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
Jaime Lee Moyer Delia's shadow

Short Stories
The best American short stories B56

Comic Books, Graphic Novels & Comic Strips
Avengers. Endless wartime 741.5 A951 v.1

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Applied Sciences
The big New Yorker book of cats 636.8 B592
Arts, Architecture & Crafts
Art made from books: altered, sculpted, carved, transformed 702.81 A784

Biography & Genealogy
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr. Empty mansions: the mysterious life of Huguette Clark & the spending of a great American fortune 92 C5932
Earle Labor Jack London: an American life 92 L84La
Andrew Lycett Ian Fleming 92 F597L
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 2 92 T969 v.2

Business & Economics
Uri Gneezy The why axis: hidden motives & the undiscovered economics of everyday life 330 G571

Food & Drink
The America's test kitchen do-it-yourself cookbook: 100+ foolproof kitchen projects for the adventurous home cook 641.5973 A512
Sandra A. Gutierrez Latin American street food: the best flavors of markets, beaches, & roadside stands from Mexico to Argentina 641.598 G984

Health & Medicine
Katherine Bouton. Shouting won't help: why I-- & 50 million other Americans-- can't hear you 617.8 B781
Daniel E. Lieberman The story of the human body: evolution, health & disease 612 L716

Ian Buruma Year zero: a history of 1945 940.5314 B974
Hunt Janin & Ursula Carlson Mercenaries in Medieval & Renaissance Europe 355.094 J337
Bo Lidegaard Countrymen 940.5318 L714
Elizabeth R. Varon Appomattox: victory, defeat & freedom at the end of the Civil War 973.73 V323

Literature & Writing
Glen Berger Underneath the lintel: an impressive presentation of lovely evidences 812 B496
The best American nonrequired reading 814.8 B561
Alexander McCall Smith What W.H. Auden can do for you 821 A89m

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Steven Vogel The life of a leaf 575.5 V87

Performing Arts & Music
Chuck Haddix Bird: the life & music of Charlie Parker 780.92 P23h
Brian Jay Jones Jim Henson: the biography 791.5 H52j

Philosophy, Psychology & Religion
Tina Seelig InGenius: a crash course on creativity 153.35 S452
Dylan Tuccillo A field guide to lucid dreaming: mastering the art of oneironautics 154.63 T886

Social Sciences & Current Events
Paul Collier Exodus: how migration is changing our world 304.8 C69
Paul Danahar The new Middle East: the world after the Arab Spring 956.05 D171
Anabel Hernández Narcoland: the Mexican drug lords & their godfathers 363.45 H558
Allen Salkin From scratch: inside the Food Network 384.55 S167

Sports & Games
The best American sports writing 796 B56a

Travel & Geography
Explorer's Guides 50 hikes in the mountains of North Carolina: walks & hikes from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Great Smokies 917.56 E96f
Explorer's Guides Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains 917.56 E96

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Action & Adventure
Shoot 'em up

The story of Seabiscuit

Notting Hill

Foreign Language
The exterminating angel (El ángel exterminador)

Mystery, Suspense, Espionage & Intrigue
Dexter. The fourth season
The racket

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Morton Feldman Crippled symmetry

Chris Connor Haunted heart

Badi Assad Verde
Introducing-- Rubén González
Haruka Watanabe Song of shinobué

Posted on Oct. 19, 2013 by Sarah Cruz