When she and her husband move into a beautiful new home, Lacey Miszlak, pregnant with her first child, must solve a decades-old mystery to save her family from an evil force that has been hiding in the shadows of the house for years, waiting for them. Original. 75,000 first printing.
Stella Bain : a novel - Anita Shreve
Publisher: Little Brown & Co Check Library CatalogPub Date: 11/12/2013
Suffering memory loss due from time on a French battlefield during World War I, American Stella Bain, is taken in by a London surgeon and his wife in this new novel from the author of The Last Time They Met. 250,000 first printing.
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Check Library CatalogPub Date: 04/23/2013
A new collection of essays by the humorist and best-selling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day traces his offbeat world travel experiences, which involved surreal encounters with everything from French dentistry and Australian kookaburra eating habits to Beijing squat toilets and a wilderness Costco in North Carolina. 800,000 first printing.
The daughter of a wealthy brewer, Catherine Havisham, sent to stay with the Chadwycks in London, discovers sophisticated new pastimes to remove the taint of her family's new money until she decides to risk everything for the charismatic stranger who pays her attention. 50,000 first printing.
Honors the famed photographer for photographing some of history's most pivotal moments, including her Depression-era portraits and photographs of Japanese-American citizens in internment camps.
Archetype : a novel - M. D. Waters
Publisher: Penguin Group USA Check Library CatalogPub Date: 02/06/2014
Waking in the hospital with no memory, Emma learns her seemingly happy life story from her powerful, seductive husband only to experience tormenting dreams that suggest a completely different past shaped by war, a camp where girls are trained to be wives and her love for another man. A first novel.
Publisher: Penguin Group USA Check Library CatalogPub Date: 10/15/2013
Having pursued separate goals in support of loved ones in the magical reality known only as "The Land," Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery reunite and discover their true power in each other before considering a magical sacrifice to stop the Worm of the World's End.
In the wake of a series of global catastrophes that have destroyed industrial civilization, the inhabitants of Union Grove, a small New York town, do anything they can to get by, as they struggle to deal with a new way of life over the course of an eventful summer, in a novel set several decades in the future. By the author of The Long Emergency.
Cut off from her palatial home and checking account after an act of post-divorce rage forces her to move in with her widowed mother and attend court-mandated group therapy, rising media star Grace Stanton bonds with three fellow patients who she helps plot respective pursuits of justice and closure. By the best-selling author of Spring Fever.
A modern retelling of the Jane Austen classic follows the Dashwood sisters - Elinor, Marianne and Margaret - as they, after the death of their father, must come to terms with the cruelties of life without the status of their country house, the protection of the family name or the comfort of an inheritance. 35,000 first printing.
Wake : a novel - Anna Hope
Publisher: Random House Inc Check Library CatalogPub Date: 02/11/2014
Three women confront the aftershocks of World War II and its impact on the men in their lives, including dance teacher Hettie, who pursues a dubious relationship; Pensions Exchange worker Evelyn, who mourns the changes in her brother; and Ada, who sees her missing son everywhere.
Our picnics in the sun : a novel - Morag Joss
Publisher: Random House Inc Check Library CatalogPub Date: 11/26/2013
Forced to take in lodgers after her shepherd husband suffers a stroke, Deborah endures the company of a complaining visitor who cannot pay his bill, a man whose presence forces their confrontation with past demons. By the Edgar Award-nominated author of The Night Following.