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The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel
Mary Higgins Clark, Alafair Burke

Simon & Schuster, 2014

In a first-time collaboration, “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark partners with bestselling author Alafair Burke to deliver a brand new suspense series about a television program featuring cold case murders. Television producer Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion , is a success. Even more, the program—a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those ...
  
  











  



  
The Children Act
Ian McEwan

Nan A. Talese, 2014

Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis. At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: Adam, a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy, is ...
  
  











  



  
Edge of Eternity: Book Three of The Century Trilogy
Ken Follett

Dutton Adult, 2014

Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they make their way through the twentieth century. It has been called “potent, engrossing” ( Publishers Weekly ) and “truly epic” ( Huffington Post ). USA Today said, “You actually feel like you’re there.” Edge of  Eternity , the finale, covers one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the 1960s ...
  
  











  



  
Some Luck: A novel
Jane Smiley

Knopf, 2014

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize :  a powerful, engrossing new novel—the life and times of a remarkable family over three transformative decades in America.  On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five wildly different children: from Frank, the handsome, willful first born, and Joe, whose love of animals and the land ...
  
  











  



  
Havana Storm (Dirk Pitt Adventure)
Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

Putnam Adult, 2014

Dirk Pitt returns, in the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times –bestselling author.   While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt’s children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an ...
  
  











  



  
The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg

Houghton Mifflin, 1985

For twenty years, The Polar Express has been a worldwide bestseller and Christmas classic. A perfect keepsake for any family, this beautiful edition can be handed down to each new generation of readers. In 1986 The Polar Express was awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal and hit the New York Times bestseller list. Since that time, more than six and a half million copies have been sold, and every December it faithfully reappears on national ...
  
  











  



  
Revival: A Novel
Stephen King

Scribner, 2014

A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel ...
  
  











  



  
The Escape (John Puller Series)
David Baldacci

Grand Central Publishing, 2014

David Baldacci is one of the world's most popular, widely read storytellers. In his blockbuster thrillers Zero Day and The Forgotten , he enthralled readers with John Puller. A combat veteran and special agent with the U.S. Army, Puller is the man they call to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. But all his training, all his experience, all his skills will not prepare him for his newest case, one that will force him to hunt ...
  
  











  



  
Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles
Anne Rice

Knopf, 2014

A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller. "What can we do but reach for the embrace that must now contain both heaven and hell: our doom again and again and again…" --from  The Vampire Lestat Rice once again summons up the ...
  
  











  



  
Let Me Be Frank With You: A Frank Bascombe Book
Richard Ford

Ecco, 2014

A brilliant new work that returns Richard Ford to the hallowed territory that sealed his reputation as an American master: the world of Frank Bascombe, and the landscape of his celebrated novels The Sportswriter, the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner winning Independence Day , and The Lay of the Land. In his trio of world-acclaimed novels portraying the life of an entire American generation, Richard Ford has imagined one of the most ...
  
  











  



  
Night
Elie Wiesel

Hill and Wang, 2006

Alert: This product may be shipped with or without the inclusion of the Oprah Book Club sticker. Please note that regardless of the cover, the books are identical. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and ...
  
  











  



  
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood

Nan A. Talese, 2014

A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think  Alias Grace . Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection,  Moral Disorder , with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships bringing to mind her award-winning 1996 novel,  Alias Grace . A recently widowed fantasy writer is ...
  
  











  



  
On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King

Scribner, 2010

“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing . Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King’s advice is grounded in his vivid memories from childhood through his emergence as a writer, from his struggling ...
  
  











  



  
Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy
Ken Follett

Signet, 2012

Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man’s world in the mining pits.…An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson’s White House.… A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts ...
  
  











  



  
Winter of the World: Book Two of the Century Trilogy
Ken Follett

Signet, 2014

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Picking up where Fall of Giants , the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the World follows its five interrelated families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—through a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the great dramas of World War II, and into the beginning of the long Cold War. ...
  
  











  



  
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire)
George R. R. Martin

Bantam, 2013

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES Don’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Six, The Winds of Winter Dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy. Now the #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers the fifth book in his landmark ...
  
  











  



  
Richard Scarry's Please and Thank You Book (Richard Scarry) (Pictureback(R))
Richard Scarry

Random House Books for Young Readers, 1973

Illus. in full color. The animal residents of Busytown learn useful lessons about manners, thoughtfulness, and caring in this perky, funny paperback.
  
  











  



  
Pegasus: A Novel
Danielle Steel

Delacorte Press, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a rich historical novel of family and World War II, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel unfurls a powerful saga that spans generations and continents. This is a story of courage, friendship, and fate as two families face the challenges of war . . . and the magnificent stallion that will link them forever.   PEGASUS   Nicolas von Bingen and Alex von Hemmerle, titled members of the German ...
  
  











  



  
The Things They Carried
Tim O'Brien

Mariner Books, 2009

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.    The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who has survived ...
  
  











  



  
The Walking Dead: A Continuing Story of Survival Horror, Book 1
Robert Kirkman

Image Comics, 2006

This hardcover features the first 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a slightly heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead.
  
  











  








   



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