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Bestselling Fiction from a variety of sources including the New York Times.


All the light we cannot see : a novel Cover
Anthony Doerr
Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.
FIC Doe
Book
Jun 2, 2014
Gray Mountain Cover
John Grisham
The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia. There, for the first time in her career, she was confronted with real clients with real problems. She also stumbled across secrets that should have remained buried deep in the mountains forever.
FIC Gri
Book
Nov 3, 2014
As chimney sweepers come to dust : a Flavia de Luce novel Cover
C. Alan Bradley
Youthful chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve dastardly crimes. This time, she leaves behind her beloved English countryside, and takes her sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools.
FIC Bra
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Insatiable appetites Cover
Stuart Woods
It's a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. After a recent victory, he's immediately faced with a new challenge: an underhanded foe determined to wreak havoc at any cost. Meanwhile, Stone is distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor when the process unearths secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. Then a lethal beauty from Stone's past resurfaces, and there's no telling what chaos will follow in her wake.
FIC Woo
Book
Jan 20, 2015
The empty throne : a novel Cover
Bernard Cornwell
Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. AEthelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader--but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne. Uhtred is still suffering from the wounds he received in battle. To recover his strength he needs to find the sword that caused the injury, but lost amid the battle's blood and mud, how could it be traced and who among the Vikings or Saxons might be holding it? In the end it is one champion, one hero, who will destroy the new Viking threat to Mercia and ultimately decide the fate of England.
FIC Cor
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Golden son Cover
Pierce Brown
"Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded among the Gold ruling class, Darrow continues his work to bring down Society from within.
FIC Bro
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Hope to die Cover
James Patterson
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family--his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher.
FIC Pat
Book
Dec 8, 2014
The escape Cover
David Baldacci
When John Puller's older brother Robert inexplicably escapes from the military's most secure prison, where he's being held for national security crimes, Puller finds himself part of an investigation to hunt down his own brother. As he digs more deeply into the case, Puller discovers troubling details about his brother's conviction and that someone is out there who doesn't want the truth to ever come out.
FIC Bal
Book
Dec 1, 2014
The Boston girl : a novel Cover
Anita Diamant
Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine--a world of short skirts, movies, celebrity culture, and new opportunities for women. Addie wants to finish high school and dreams of going to college. She wants a career and to find true love. Eighty-five-year-old Addie tells the story of her life to her twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, who has asked her "How did you get to be the woman you are today." She begins in 1915, the year she found her voice and made friends who would help shape the course of her life.
FIC Dia
Book
Dec 22, 2014
Revival : a novel Cover
Stephen King
In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Reverend Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses God, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from age 13, he plays in bands across the country, running from his own family tragedies, losing one job after another when his addictions get the better of him. Decades later, sober and living a decent life, he and Reverend Charles Jacobs meet again in a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and the many terrifying meanings of "revival" are revealed.
FIC Kin
Book
Nov 24, 2014
Big little lies Cover
Liane Moriarty
Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.
FIC Mor
Book
Jan 12, 2015
Station eleven : a novel Cover
Emily St. John Mandel
One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains-- this novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend, and a young actress with the Traveling Symphony, caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet.
FIC Man
Book
Dec 22, 2014
Trust no one Cover
Jayne Ann Krentz
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.
FIC Kre
Book
Jan 20, 2015
The third target Cover
Joel C. Rosenberg
When New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell--ISIS--has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs. With tensions already high, the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions.
FIC Ros
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Redeployment Cover
Phil Klay
In Redeployment, his debut collection of short stories, Phil Klay, gives the civilian reader a visceral feeling for what it is like to be a soldier in a combat zone, and what it is like to return home, still reeling from the dislocations of war.
FIC Kla
Book
Dec 29, 2014
The goldfinch Cover
Donna Tartt
A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld.
FIC Tar
Book
Nov 18, 2013
Full force and effect Cover
Mark Greaney
A North Korean ICBM crashes into the Sea of Japan. A veteran CIA officer is murdered in Ho Chi Minh City, and a package of forged documents goes missing. Connecting the dots will cost Jack Ryan, Jr. and his fellow Campus agents precious time. President Jack Ryan faces a decades-old stalemate with North Korea and a young dictator determined to prove his strength. Like his father, he has nuclear ambitions. Unlike his father, he has the economic resources.
FIC Gre
Book
Dec 15, 2014
Agenda 21 Cover
Glenn Beck
Harriet Parke
Just a generation ago, this place was called America. Now, after the worldwide implementation of a UN-led program called Agenda 21, it's simply known as "the Republic." There is no president. No Congress. No Supreme Court. No freedom. There are only the Authorities.
FIC Bec
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Leaving time : a novel Cover
Jodi Picoult
Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind her small daughter, husband, and the animals to which she devoted her life. All signs point to abandonment or worse. Jenna--now thirteen years old, decides to approach the two people who might still be able to help her find Alice: a disgraced psychic named Serenity Jones, and Virgil Stanhope, the cynical detective who first investigated her mother's disappearance and the death of one of her mother's co-workers.
FIC Pic
Book
Oct 28, 2014
Everything I never told you Cover
Celeste Ng
Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. .
FIC Ng
Book
Jan 20, 2015
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Anthony Doerr
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