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ENGLISH FICTION

ALL IS BRIGHT
Author:   SPENCER, KATHERINE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07949
  1 volume in 1 container

In the little town of Cape Light, Reverend Ben Lewis reflects on
Christmas past while his beloved daughter, Rachel, looks to the
future. Christmas brings Rachel a serious choice: cling to a past
filled with comforting memories, or reach for a future of bright
possibilities. unrated. 2014.

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ANCILLARY JUSTICE
Author:   LECKIE, ANN
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: IMPERIAL RADCH    1

LB  07931
  1 volume in 1 container

Nineteen years after her ship was destroyed, artificial intelligence
Breq travels across space in the body of Lieutenant Awn. After finding
the frozen body of a former officer thought long dead, Breq begins to
unravel a conspiracy that leads to revenge. Violence and strong
language. Nebula Award, Clarke Award.   2013.

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AS CHIMNEY SWEEPERS COME TO DUST
Author:   BRADLEY, C. ALAN, 1938-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FLAVIA DE LUCE MYSTERY    7

LB  07924
  1 volume in 1 container

Twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce laments her predicament when her father
and Aunt Felicity ship her off to Miss Bodycote's Female Academy
across the sea in Canada. But the budding chemist and sleuth is
cheered when a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a bedroom
chimney. Unrated. Commercial audiobook.    2015.

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BECOMING BEA
Author:   GOULD, LESLIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: COURTSHIPS OF LANCASTER COUNTY    4

LB  07952
  1 volume in 1 container

Ben and Bea have always irritated each other. But when their friends
push them together, can they cease bickering long enough to fall in
love? unrated. 2014.

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BITTERSWEET
Author:   MCCULLOUGH, COLLEEN, 1937-2015
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07951
  1 volume in 1 container

This is the story of two sets of twins, Edda and Grace, Tufts and
Kitty, who struggle against all the restraints, prohibitions, laws
and prejudices of 1920s Australia. They all trained as nurses, but
each has her own ambitions. unrated. 2013.

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BLEEDING TEXAS
Author:   JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SIDEWINDERS    8

LB  07950
  1 volume in 1 container

When a rival ranch tries to drive the Creel family out of business,
Bo and Scratch find themselves in a bloody battle for survival.
unrated. 2014.

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CAN YOU HELP ME? AND CAUGHT RED-HANDED
Author:   DOOLEY, LENA NELSON
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CAROLINA CARPENTER BRIDES    2

LB  07908
  1 volume in 1 container

Stories in which two couples find tools for building romance in a
home improvement store. In "Can You Help Me?, “Valery Bradford asks a
Home & Hearth employee for assistance and gets more than she bargained
for. Austin Hodges can't believe what this feisty blond woman plans to
accomplish all by herself, but for now, advice is the only help he
can offer. In "Caught Red-Handed," Marc Goodson, chief security
officer at Home & Hearth, finds random surveillance of employees and
customers a pleasant part of his job - until he begins to suspect the
activities of new employee Laurel Jones. unrated. 2007.

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CHRISTMAS AT ROSE HILL FARM: AN AMISH LOVE STORY
Author:   FISHER, SUZANNE WOODS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07919
  1 volume in 1 container

Bess Riehl is preparing Rose Hill Farm for her Christmas wedding, but
her groom isn't who she thought it would be. Billy Lapp is far away
from his Amish roots working as a rose rustler for Penn State and
wants nothing to do with Stoney Ridge, his family, or the newly
engaged Bess. Billy intends to leave Stoney Ridge by Christmas, but
crossing paths with Bess may change his mind. unrated. 2014

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DEAD IN THEIR VAULTED ARCHES: A FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL
Author:   BRADLEY, C. ALAN, 1938-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FLAVIA DE LUCE MYSTERY    6

LB  07932
  1 volume in 1 container

1951. After the corpse of Flavia's long-missing mother is discovered
in a glacier, young Flavia, her family, and mourners--including
Winston Churchill--await the coffin's arrival at the train station. A
stranger makes a cryptic remark to Flavia--and then is pushed to his
death. Flavia investigates. 2014.

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DEADLINE
Author:   SANDFORD, JOHN, 1944 FEBRUARY 23-
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: VIRGIL FLOWERS    8

LB  07933
  1 volume in 1 container

After a college friend persuades Virgil Flowers to help his rural
neighbors with a series of dognappings, Virgil discovers a meth lab in
the area. Meanwhile, attempts by the local school board to hide its
corruption lead to a reporter's murder. Violence, strong language, and
some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2014.

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EMMA, MR. KNIGHTLEY AND CHILI-SLAW DOGS
Author:   HATHAWAY, MARY JANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07918
  1 volume in 1 container

A comical contemporary take on the perennial Jane Austen classic,
"Emma," set in the American South. Caroline Ashley is a journalist on
the rise at The Washington Post until the sudden death of her father
brings her back to Thorny Hollow to care for her mentally fragile
mother and their aging antebellum home. Her old friend, Brooks
Elliott, professor of journalism, is the voice of sanity and reason in
the land of pink lemonade and layered coconut cakes. unrated. 2013.

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ESCAPE
Author:   BALDACCI, DAVID
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: JOHN PULLER    3

LB  07877
  1 volume in 1 container

U.S. Army special agent John Puller is the man they call to
investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. But he is
unprepared to hunt the most formidable and brilliant prey he has
ever tracked - his own brother. Imprisoned for treason and national
security crimes, Robert has now inexplicably escaped. Unrated.
Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

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FIRELIGHT GIRLS
Author:   MCLAREN, KAYA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07912
  1 volume in 1 container

The summers you spend at camp are indelibly etched on your heart. But
what happens when the camp you love is about to close? Five women
from three generations are on a journey to save the place they hold
most dear...and maybe even save themselves in this novel of love and
loss, heartbreak, and healing. unrated. 2014.

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FORGIVEN
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: KEEPERS OF THE PROMISE    1

LB  07911
  1 volume in 1 container

When three women, all cousins, are given the task of sorting through
the treasures of several generations of their Amish family, they each
discover a story from the past that provides insights and inspiration
for their own lives. unrated. 2014.

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FOUND: A MICKEY BOLITAR NOVEL
Author:   COBEN, HARLAN, 1962-
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult
Series: MICKEY BOLITAR NOVEL    3

LB  07968
  1 volume in 1 container

Mickey Bolitar, from Seconds Away (DB 75850), has an entirely new set
of problems. His friend Spoon is in the hospital, and his best friend
Ema claims her mysterious online boyfriend is missing. Some violence.
For senior high and older readers. 2014.

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FRONTIER FURY: A WESTERN DUO
Author:   HENRY, WILL, 1912-1991
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07941
  1 volume in 1 container

Two stories dealing with the Indian wars in the Colorado Territory
and the Pacific Northwest in the mid-1800s. In "The Legend of Little
Dried River," Preacher Nehemiah Bleek is the founder of a mission
school that offers sanctuary to Indian children orphaned by the
Indian wars raging in the Colorado Territory. In "Frontier Fury,"
Kamiak, a murderous Palouse chieftain, is vying for control of the
Yakima Federation of Indian tribes in the Pacific Northwest. unrated.
1952.

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GOLEM OF HOLLYWOOD
Author:   KELLERMAN, JONATHAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07881
  1 volume in 1 container

Waking up beside a beautiful woman he has no memory of meeting,
Detective Jacob Lev investigates a Hollywood Division murder case
involving a severed head, an ominous message in Hebrew and the legend
of the Golem of Prague. Unrated. Commercial audiobook.    2014.
**Co-author:  Jesse Kellerman.

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HALLOWED HALLS
Author:   ALEXANDER, HANNAH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07917
  1 volume in 1 container

When Dr. Joy Gilbert is fired, she returns to her small hometown to
find her former fiancé single, her mother struggling financially and
physically, and, Tressa, the 15-year-old daughter of her former boss
stowed away in her back seat. Tressa refuses to return to the city,
where her divorced parents struggle emotionally over the death of
her brother. unrated. 2014.

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HAUNTING BALLAD
Author:   NETHERCOTT, MICHAEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07938
  1 volume in 1 container

Like chalk and cheese, insecure PI Lee Plunkett and scholarly
Irishman Mr. O'Nelligan make an unusual pairing. Plunkett is plagued
by never having gained his late father's approval, and O'Nelligan is
still haunted by ghosts from WWII. In the spring of 1957, O'Nelligan
and Plunkett are summoned to New York to investigate the death of a
controversial folk song collector. The trail leads the pair to a
diverse group of suspects including an eccentric Beat coffeehouse
owner, a family of Irish balladeers, and a hundred-and-five-year-old
Civil War drummer boy. unrated. 2014.

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HEALING HEART
Author:   BREIDENBACH, ANGELA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: QUILTS OF LOVE   

LB  07880
  1 volume in 1 container

Mara Keegan is an uber-successful mother and a widow. She's been
chasing success and all the "good things in life" for her family to
make up for the loss of their father. Mara decides to make a photo
memory quilt as a graduation present for her daughter, Cadence.
But before it's finished, she suffers a heart attack, and is forced
to face her physically and spiritually broken heart. unrated. 2013.

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HO-HO-HOMICIDE
Author:   DUNNETT, KAITLYN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: LISS MACCRIMMON MYSTERY    8

LB  07909
  1 volume in 1 container

When a series of 'accidents' strikes the Christmas tree farm where
Liss and her husband are staying, she'll have to spring into action
to find the killer who's been lurking among the pines - before she
ends up in a pine box herself. unrated. 2014.

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INSATIABLE APPETITES
Author:   WOODS, STUART
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: STONE BARRINGTON   32

LB  07947
  1 volume in 1 container

Stone Barrington's recent venture has achieved a great victory, but he
is faced with a new challenge--an underhanded foe. Meanwhile, when
Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a
respected friend and mentor, the process reveals secrets that range
from merely surprising to outright alarming. Unrated. Commercial
audiobook.    2015.

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INVINCIBLE
Author:   PALMER, DIANA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07920
  1 volume in 1 container

When her photographic memory makes her the target of a criminal who
will stop at nothing to make her forget, Carlie Blair entrusts her
life--and her heart--to a Lakota Sioux named Carson, a man she once
despised. Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2014.

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LEATHER BURNERS
Author:   LOMAX, BLISS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07926
  1 volume in 1 container

When range detectives Rainbow Ripley and Grumpy Gibbs embroil
themselves in the problems of some rustled cattle and some mysterious
activity in the Lost Angel mine near Crazy Horse, Nevada, there is
no rest for anybody. An abridged version of this book was published
in magazine form under the title "Spawn of Vengeance". Unrated. 1940.

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LEAVING TIME
Author:   PICOULT, JODI, 1966-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07866
  1 volume in 1 container

Jenna Metcalf has never stopped searching for her mother, Alice, who
mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to
believe that Alice--a scientist who studied grief among elephants--had
abandoned her young child, Jenna now enlists the help of a psychic and
a PI. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2014.

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LOST: WITCH AND WIZARD
Author:   PATTERSON, JAMES, 1947-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Young Adult; Adult
Series: WITCH AND WIZARD    5

LB  07942
  1 volume in 1 container

Magical teen siblings Whit and Wisty Allgood struggle against mounting
public opposition to magic and a brutal crime wave led by a powerful
wizard intent on ruling the City. Sequel to The Kiss (DB 76511).
Commercial audiobook.   For senior high and older readers. 2014.

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MAN FROM LARAMIE
Author:   FLYNN, T.T
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CLASSIC FILM COLLECTION   

LB  00759
  1 volume in 1 container

LB  07928
  1 volume in 1 container

Will Lockhart, on leave from the army, travels a thousand miles to
track down the gunrunner who was responsible for the death of his
brother. Will clashes with Barb Ranch foreman Vic Hansbro and takes a
job with Hansbro's rival. Basis for 1955 movie. 1954.

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MOUSETRAP AND SELECTED PLAYS
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA, 1890-1976
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07929
  1 volume in 1 container

Collection of four mystery plays: "Go Back for Murder", "Appointment
with Death", "The Hollow" and "The Mousetrap". 2014.

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NANTUCKET SISTERS
Author:   THAYER, NANCY, 1943-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07936
  1 volume in 1 container

When they meet as girls on a beach in Nantucket, Maggie McIntyre and
Emily Porter become fast friends, though Emily's well-heeled mother
would prefer that she associate with the upscale daughters of bankers
and statesmen rather than the child of a local seamstress. As adults,
their lives are upended and their friendship is pushed to the limits
with the appearance of the handsome, charismatic, charming Wall Street
trader Cameron Chadwick. Eventually, they learn that while true love
may be rare, a true friendship is rarer. unrated. 2014.

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NOT QUITE A WIFE
Author:   PUTNEY, MARY JO
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: LOST LORDS    6

LB  07946
  1 volume in 1 container

Ten years after Lord James Kirkland and his wife Laurel left each
other, an unfortunate circumstance reunites the reluctant couple. One
night of passion ignites needs long denied, and Laurel must decide if
she can accept her husband's questionable past. Some strong language
and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2014.

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ONLY ENCHANTING
Author:   BALOGH, MARY
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: SURVIVORS CLUB    4

LB  07934
  1 volume in 1 container

Devastated by his lover's sudden desertion, Flavian, Viscount
Ponsonby, panics when she returns and wishes to revive their
engagement. Flavian flees into the arms of widow Agnes Keeping and
offers an impetuous marriage proposal, but soon the duo realize their
true feelings for each other. Some explicit descriptions of sex.
2014.

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PATMOS DECEPTION
Author:   BUNN, DAVIS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07916
  1 volume in 1 container

In the Greek Islands, three distinctive individuals uncover a plot to
plunder religious treasures and they unite in a quest that has
implications more far-reaching than they know. unrated. 2014.

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PAYING GUESTS
Author:   WATERS, SARAH, 1966-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07921
  1 volume in 1 container

1922. Twenty-seven-year-old spinster Frances Wray struggles with the
fact that she and her mother must take in lodgers to deal with her
father's debt. When Frances develops a romantic relationship with the
married Lily, events spiral out of their control. Unrated. Commercial
audiobook.  Bestseller.  2014.

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PLOVER
Author:   DOYLE, BRIAN, 1956 NOVEMBER 6-
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  07874
  1 volume in 1 container

Declan O Donnell leaves his Oregon home on his boat, the Plover, in
search of solitude. Instead, he gathers a crew of sorts, each with
their own stories and travails. As he tries to avoid a mysterious
enemy, Declan learns more about his eccentric passengers. Some strong
language. 2014.

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PURRFECT ROMANCE
Author:   BRONSTON, J. M.
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07888
  1 volume in 1 container

Bridey Berrigan figures housesitting two cats in a penthouse will
give her the perfect opportunity to write her dream cookbook, but
the intriguing neighbor proves to be a distraction. unrated. 2014.

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QUEEN BEE GOES HOME AGAIN
Author:   SMITH, HAYWOOD, 1949-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07922
  1 volume in 1 container

Divorced, Linwood Scott moves back home to Mimosa Branch, Georgia,
to the garage apartment next to her mother's mansion. While she works
to figure out what her next step will be, it's family, love, and a
sense of humor that will help guide her through the unpredictable
turns her life has taken. Unrated. 2014.
unpredictable turns her life has taken. Unrated. 2014.

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RUSHED TO THE ALTAR
Author:   FEATHER, JANE
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: BLACKWATER BRIDES    1

LB  07969
  1 volume in 1 container

London, 1761. Viscount Bradley's will decrees that to inherit his
fortune, his three nephews must marry fallen women. When the eldest,
Jasper Sullivan, the earl of Blackwater, collides into Clarissa, he
decides she will be the ideal "wife"--and Clarissa agrees to the
charade. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2010.

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SHATTERED SECRETS
Author:   HARPER, KAREN (KAREN S.)
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: COLD CREEK TRILOGY    1

LB  07910
  1 volume in 1 container

Returning to Cold Creek, Ohio, is an act of courage for Tess Lockwood.
Abducted and held captive as a young girl, she is unable to remember
anything about the crime that destroyed her childhood and tore her
family apart. Now a grown woman with a bright future, she is certain
she has put the past behind her. But when she inherits the family
home, Tess must confront the demons that still haunt her and the town
of Cold Creek. unrated. 2014.

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SHOTS FIRED: STORIES FROM JOE PICKETT COUNTRY
Author:   BOX, C.J
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: JOE PICKETT NOVEL   

LB  07925
  1 volume in 1 container

Ten stories written over the past decade include four entries
featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. In "One-Car Bridge," an
accident saves a ranch manager from being fired by the mean ranch
owner. Strong language and some violence. 2014.

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SPYMISTRESS
Author:   CHIAVERINI, JENNIFER
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07939
  1 volume in 1 container

Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her
native Virginia secedes from the Union, Quaker-educated aristocrat
Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military
intelligence to help construct the Richmond underground and
orchestrate escapes from the infamous Confederate Libby Prison.
unrated. 2013.

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STRANGE SHORES: AN INSPECTOR ERIENDUR NOVEL
Author:   ARNALDUR INDRIDASON, 1961-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07927
  1 volume in 1 container

A young woman disappears from the frozen fjords of Iceland, leaving a
tempest of lies, betrayal and revenge in her wake. Decades later, in
the same wilderness, Inspector Erlendur is on the hunt for the missing
woman but also for his long-lost brother, whose disappearance in a
snowstorm when they were children has colored his entire life. But as
Erlendur uncovers a story about the limits of human endurance, he
realizes that many people would prefer their crimes to stay buried.
Unrated. 2014.

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SWEETNESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PIE
Author:   BRADLEY, C. ALAN, 1938-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FLAVIA DE LUCE MYSTERY    1

LB  07935
  1 volume in 1 container

England, 1950. Eleven-year-old aspiring chemist Flavia de Luce
overhears her father in a heated argument with a stranger, who turns
up dead in the garden of the Luces' decaying estate. When Flavia's
father is charged with murder, she seeks clues in their village and
his past to exonerate him. 2009.

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TAKE ME WITH YOU
Author:   HYDE, CATHERINE RYAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07915
  1 volume in 1 container

August Shroeder, a burned-out teacher, is traveling to Yellowstone
with his son's ashes. An unexpected twist of fate lands him with two
extra passengers for his journey, two half-orphans with nowhere else
to go. None of them could have known how transformative the trip would
prove to be. unrated. 2014.

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THREADS OF HOPE
Author:   ALLAN, CHRISTA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: QUILTS OF LOVE   

LB  07882
  1 volume in 1 container

Passed over for promotion and dumped by her boyfriend, Nina O'Malley
is further frustrated when she's assigned one of the soft stories she
despises - covering a gala benefit supporting the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Nina decides to write a series featuring a local quilting group
raising money for AIDS research. At a fund-raising event, she runs
into her high-school nemesis. But Greg is now a widower and the
adoptive father of an HIV-positive girl from Ethiopia. unrated. 2013.

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TRUST NO ONE
Author:   KRENTZ, JAYNE ANN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07937
  1 volume in 1 container

Retreating to her hometown after her motivational speaker boss dies
from alcohol poisoning, a traumatized Grace Elland shares a dreadful
blind date with a venture capitalist who uses his skills as a former
Marine to help her outmaneuver a stalker. unrated. 2014.

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UNSUITABLE BRIDE
Author:   FEATHER, JANE
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: BLACKWATER BRIDES    3

LB  07971
  1 volume in 1 container

England, 1763. Viscount Bradley requires all of his nephews to marry a
fallen woman in order to inherit his wealth. Peregrine, the last
nephew to wed, meets librarian Alexandra, falls in love, and learns
her secrets. Sequel to A Wedding Wager (DB 73701). Explicit
descriptions of sex. 2012.

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WEDDING WAGER
Author:   FEATHER, JANE
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: BLACKWATER BRIDES    2

LB  07970
  1 volume in 1 container

London, 1762. While trying to fulfill his wealthy uncle's decree--that
he must marry a fallen woman if he wants to gain his
inheritance--Sebastian Sullivan discovers that the woman who broke his
heart is back in town and working in an illegal gaming house. Some
explicit descriptions of sex. 2011.

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WHAT ALICE FORGOT
Author:   MORIARTY, LIANE
S/P/V: Heavy profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  07945
  1 volume in 1 container

When Alice Love awakens on a gym floor she wonders why she's there;
she's pregnant and hates gyms. She soon learns it's 2008--not
1998--and that she has had three children and is in the middle of a
nasty divorce. Strong language. 2009.

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WINTER GUEST
Author:   JENOFF, PAM
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07923
  1 volume in 1 container

A story of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices
that could tear sisters apart. Unrated. 2014.

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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

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IN A ROCKET MADE OF ICE: AMONG THE CHILDREN OF WAT OPOT
Author:   GUTRADT, GAIL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07914
  1 volume in 1 container

Begun with just $50 in the pocket of Wayne Matthysse, a former Marine
Corps medic in Vietnam, Wat Opot, a temple complex nestled among
Cambodia's verdant rice paddies, became a place of healing and respite
where children with or orphaned by HIV/AIDS could live outside of
fear or judgment and find a new family. unrated. 2013.

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TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE
Author:   NORTHUP, SOLOMON, 1808-1863?
S/P/V: Some profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07930
  1 volume in 1 container

Original nineteenth-century memoir by free-born African American
Solomon Northup. Details his life in New York, kidnapping in 1841, and
the time he spent as a slave on southern plantations until his rescue
in 1853. Basis for the 2013 movie. Violence and some strong language.
Bestseller.  1853.

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WOLF CALLED ROMEO
Author:   JANS, NICK
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07948
  1 volume in 1 container

This is the unlikely true story of a six-year friendship between
a wild, oddly gentle black wolf and the people and dogs of Juneau,
Alaska. At first the people of Juneau were guarded, torn between
"shoot first, ask questions later" instincts and curiosity. But as
Romeo began to tag along with cross-country skiers on their daily
jaunts and play fetch with local dogs, they came to accept Romeo, and
he them. unrated. 2014.

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