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Neverhome: A Novel

By Laird Hunt
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Constance Thompson decides that someone in her family needs to step up and fight for the Union in the Civil War, and she’s...»

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Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares

By Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir
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Always powerful, sometimes softly soothing, oftentimes strident and dissonant in a clarifying way, Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares has...»

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An Age of License

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Fire Shut Up in My Bones

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Charles Blow, journalist for the New York Times as well as a frequent television and radio commentator, has written an intimate memoir...»

All the Light We Cannot See

By Anthony Doerr
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Werner is an orphaned German teenager with a knack for electronics; his talent is noticed and he is selected for enrollment in an...»

A Better World

By Marcus Sakey
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Marcus Sakey continues his outstanding dystopian trilogy (Book One was called Brilliance) with the suspenseful A Better World.There is...»

Neverhome: A Novel

By Laird Hunt
Audiobook

Constance Thompson decides that someone in her family needs to step up and fight for the Union in the Civil War, and she’s...»

Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares

By Bulgarian State Radio and Television Female Vocal Choir
CD

Always powerful, sometimes softly soothing, oftentimes strident and dissonant in a clarifying way, Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares has...»

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Across town from St. Jarlath’s Crescent, featured in Minding Frankie, is Chestnut Street, where neighbors come and go. Behind their closed doors we encounter very different people with different life circumstances, occupations, and sensibilities.

The Target

By David Baldacci

Earl Fontaine, a terminally ill Alabama death row prisoner, plans one last killing that will personally affect Robie and his fellow agent, Jessica Reel. Meanwhile Evan Tucker, the head of the CIA, recommends Robie and Reel for a mission to assassinate a foreign leader.

The Invisible Woman

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

Detroit Unleaded

An ambitious Lebanese-American youth is forced to take over his family's gas station after his father's death.

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