Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians – Danielle Martin

DR. DANIELLE MARTIN see the challenges in our health care system every day. As a family doctor and a hospital vice president, she observes how those deficiencies adversely affect patients. And as a health policy expert, she knows how to close those gaps. A passionate believer in the value of fairness that underpins the Canadian health care system, Dr. Martin is on a mission to improve medicare. In Better Now, she shows how bold fixes are both achievable and affordable. Her patients’ stories and her own ...

The Marquesa’s Necklace – P.J. MacLayne

Harmony Duprie enjoyed her well-ordered life in the quiet little town of Oak Grove—until her arrest for drug trafficking. Cleared of all charges, she wants nothing more than to return to the uneventful lifestyle of a historical researcher she once savored. But when her beloved old car “George” is stolen and explodes into a ball of flames, it sets off a series of events that throws her plans into turmoil. Toss in a police detective that may or may not be interested in her, an ...

Skeleton in the Closet and Other Scary Stories – Russell Dorn

Skeleton in the Closet is a collection of twenty-three tales of middle-grade horror that will chill to the bone, make skin crawl, and spoil appetites! Each of the tales are accompanied by eerie illustrations that are sure to thrill. From the creators of www.felipefemur.com! Find out what happens when you try to keep a secret and meet a creepy skeleton in the process. Discover what might happen if you clown around too much or when you yell in the library. Included in this collection are ...

My Escort – Kia Carrington-Russell

Clover is personal assistant to Debra Coorman, the merciless boss of Candice fashion magazine. The bright lights of New York are dim for Clover, who is tormented by a work schedule like no other. Debra is relentless in her determination to demean Clover. For once, Clover dares to play Debra’s games, and intends to prove her wrong at the next glittering event. With mixed emotions, Clover contacts a male escort, Damon. If his velvet voice over the phone is anything to go by, Clover knows ...

Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History – Miantae Metcalf McConnell

MONTANA PIONEER FIGHTS FOR HER RIGHTS & WINS A creative nonfiction biography that chronicles the life of Mary Fields, an emancipated slave who in 1885, rushes into the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life, and remains in the perilous frontier, single-​handedly transforming pioneer lives for the better—including her own. Mary’s history intertwines with that of Montana as the territory transitions to statehood and wrestles with constitutional issues that include women’s political rights: property ownership, wages, suffrage rights and Montana’s scandalous 1914 election. Accurate accounts of ...

The Worst Man on Mars – Corben Duke

Hero. Legend. Role model. He’s none of those. Flint Dugdale, blunt Yorkshireman and reality TV show winner, has used his large frame and ‘persuasive personality’ to take charge of Britain’s first mission to Mars. Little does he know that the base – built by an advance party of incompetent robots – is not quite ready yet, with no food, no water and no doors. Worse, the ship’s scanners are picking up strange signals from the surface. There is life down there. But will it be ...

Some People Deserve To Die – Colin Knight

On April 20, 2017, Ledell Lee, an African-American man in Arkansas, was executed for the 1993 murder of his neighbor, Debra Reesed despite maintaining his innocence until the last moment. On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 6 pm Marcellus Williams should, according to the law, have drawn his last breath as a cocktail of lethal chemicals entered his body and terminated his life. Sentenced to death for the 1988 murder of Ms. Lisha Gayle during a robbery at her home, Missouri State Governor, Eric Geitens, ...

Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Must-Read Book for Fall Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club’s (@RWBookClub) Selection #1 Library Reads Pick From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives “I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” –Jodi Picoult “Witty, wise, and tender. It’s a marvel.” – Paula Hawkins In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, ...