Monthly Archives: October 2018

Imprint – Jody Kaye

I shouldn’t have kissed Lindsey the morning after her husband died… Letting Lindsey walk away from me should have kept her safe from the unhappiness in life. Now Jason, the man I let her leave me for, is dead and Lindsey is back in Rollinsford. I’m doing everything to make it up to her. While I still can’t have Lindsey, maybe I can help her. I shouldn’t have let Mitch think that kiss was about us… All I wanted in that moment was my husband ...

Brief Answers to the Big Questions – Stephen Hawking

The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originally gave him only two years ...

A Suitable Wife: The Fitzgeralds of Dublin Book Two – Lorna Peel

The lives of the Fitzgerald family are about to change forever… Dublin, Ireland, 1881. Will and Isobel Fitzgerald settle into number 30 Fitzwilliam Square, a home they could once only have dreamed of. A baby is on the way, Will takes over the Merrion Street Upper medical practice from his father and they are financially secure. But when Will is handed a letter from his elder brother, Edward, stationed with the army in India, the revelations it contains only serves to further alienate Will from ...

Alaskan Holiday – Debbie Macomber

Macomber brings her signature charm to this appealing tale of an aspiring chef. . . . This charmer will please Macomber fans and newcomers alike.”—Publishers Weekly Debbie Macomber brings us to the Alaskan wilderness for a magical Christmas tale about finding love where it’s least expected. Before beginning her dream job as sous chef in one of Seattle’s hottest new restaurants, Josie Avery takes a summer position cooking at a lakeside lodge in the remote Alaskan town of Ponder. Josie falls for the rustic charms ...

The Untethered – SW Southwick

What Roble wants to create is illegal…if not impossible. And everyone seems determined to stop him from trying. But when a few unrepentant ladies join his fight to live free, the Las Vegas desert is going to light up like the 4th of July. “If you want a cross-breed between an Ayn Rand novel and a techno-thriller, this is the best you’ll read.” –Amazon reviewer

Ship of Fools – Tucker Carlson

How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution The host of Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight offers a blistering critique of the new American ruling class, the elites of both parties, who have taken over the ship of state, leaving the rest of us, the citizen-passengers, to wonder: How do we put the country back on course?

Postgraduate Studies in Motherhood – Helen Trepelkov

Ambitious and hard-working, but wrapped in the cocoon of parental love and easy success, I followed my husband from Moscow to New York City determined to pursue my budding academic career. Instead, I fell in love with the challenges and creative opportunities of motherhood and became a stay-at-home mother. Upon the collapse of the Soviet Union, my child-rearing travails acquired a well-defined practical goal: I wanted our two daughters to graduate from a top American college. It has been said that nothing is certain in ...

The Kingmaker – Daniel Martin Elliott

When top political consultant Miles Davis takes on the campaign of Enrique Arenas in his run for President of Colombia, it appears to be just another lucrative job, another campaign to win. But is it? Ghosts from distant pasts lurk in the shadows. Forbidden loves create new scars and traumatic memories force old ones to ache. And an international conspiracy, stronger and more sinister than any of them can imagine, might finish off more than just Enrique’s campaign.

Lake Success – Gary Shteyngart

“Spectacular.”—NPR • “Uproariously funny.”—The Boston Globe • “An artistic triumph.”—San Francisco Chronicle • “A novel in which comedy and pathos are exquisitely balanced.”—The Washington Post • “Shteyngart’s best book.”—The Seattle Times The bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story returns with a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times. Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son’s diagnosis of autism, he ...

Love and Squalor – Jessica A. Scott

Romance and harsh realities collide in “a grittier version of a Frank Capra movie.” Luthertown Heights isn’t anyone’s idea of paradise. Gangs run the streets, fighting and killing to claim territory, and the other residents struggle just to get by. While most of the population hides behind ragged curtains and chipped concrete walls, one woman dares to venture out into the streets. As the teacher of an after school program at the local YMCA, she strives to teach the children of this embattled city that ...

The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Kate Morton

A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House–the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day. My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a ...

Ballardvale Blues – Rachel Veznaian

Coming of age doesn’t always happen in your teens. For Addie, Kate, Sam, Jessica, and Danny, college has ended and the future is coming whether they’re ready or not. While Addie stands still watching all those around surge blindly toward what they believe to be the right path, thoughts from her four friends creep into her mind and replace her feelings of complacence with doubt. Friendships intertwined in a messy web splinter and slowly break as the warring belief systems of those in their early ...

LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media – P. W. Singer & Emerson T. Brooking

Two defense experts explore the collision of war, politics, and social media, where the most important battles are now only a click away. Through the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” produce real‑world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations. The result is that war, tech, and politics have blurred into a new kind of battlespace ...

No Direction Home – Diane Winger

Love knows no borders. In this timely and skillfully-crafted story, the immigrant family of thirteen-year-old Emma Cabezas is ripped apart. Her older brother faces deportation after attempting to renew his DACA status and her parents are dragged away in handcuffs by immigration officers. Family friend Sandi Moreno takes her in, but Emma soon witnesses the abusive truth about Sandi’s husband and teenage sons. Desperate and afraid, she makes a rash decision to attempt to reunite with her deported loved ones in Honduras. Her dangerous journey ...