The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home by Sally Mott Freeman
Documents the extraordinary story of three brothers in World War II who found themselves at the epicenter of three of the war's most crucial moments, describing the rescue mission launched by the elder two when their youngest brother was declared missing in action in the Philippines.
Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life by Jen Hatmaker
RELIGION CHRISTIAN HAT
Whether it's the time she drove to the wrong city for a fourth-grade field trip or the way she learned to forgive, Hatmaker offers a reminder to those of us who sometimes hide in the car eating crackers that we do have the moxie to get back up and get back out. She uses her own triumphs and tragedies to show that we can choose to live undaunted in the moment, and lead vibrant, courageous, grace-filled lives.
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
Joining the newly formed NYPD at the height of Ireland's 19th-century potato famine, Timothy reluctantly assumes his duties in a notorious slum district, where in the middle of the night he hears a little girl's claim that dozens of bodies have been buried in a local forest.
The Jane Austen Project: A Novel by Kathleen A. Flynn
Arriving in 1815 London, two time travelers from a technologically advanced future, a disaster-relief doctor and an actor-turned-scholar posing as wealthy West Indies planters, infiltrate Jane Austen’s inner circle to recover a suspected unpublished novel, but when a special friendship forms between them all, they must make a tough choice.
A Piece of the World: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline
Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.
The Shadow Land: A Novel by Elizabeth Kostova
Accidentally taking a parcel from a family with whom she shared a cab, a young American tourist in Bulgaria is horrified to discover that the parcel contains an urn of ashes and embarks on an effort to return it to its family, making astonishing discoveries along the way.
Ginny Moon: A Novel by Benjamin Ludwig
Desperately wishing to be reunited with her abusive, drug-addicted birth mother at any cost in spite of finding herself in a wonderful foster home, an autistic 14-year-old struggles to make sense of her world by engaging in strict routines and avoiding the people who would love her.
A Murder in Time: A Novel by Julie McElwain
When brilliant FBI agent Kendra Donovan stumbles back in time and finds herself in a 19th century English castle under threat from a vicious serial killer, she scrambles to solve the case before it takes her life—200 years before she was even born.
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
TECHNOL MILITARY ROA
Explores the science of keeping humans healthy and focused in the extreme environments of war, drawing on interviews with doctors, trainers, and weapons testers to illuminate how soldiers are conditioned to survive traumas.
Before We Were Yours: A Novel by Lisa Wingate
A tale inspired by firsthand accounts about the notoriously corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society follows the efforts of a Baltimore assistant D.A. to uncover her parents' fateful secrets in the wake of a political attack and a chance encounter with a stranger.
Saints for All Occasions: A novel by J. Courtney Sullivan
Moving from Ireland to America upon coming of age, a shy and responsible older sister and a gregarious young sister who thrives in their new Boston home endure the long-term repercussions of a fateful decision when the younger sister becomes pregnant.
Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainwright
An assessment of the multi-billion-dollar international drug industry examines its dynamics from a business perspective to consider how it might be more appropriately countered through strategic understandings of supply and demand, research and development, and human resources.
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles
Deemed unrepentant by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he lives in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold.
Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
HIST TEEN SKRYPUCH
When Lida and her sister are caught by the Nazis they are separated. Lida is sent to a slave labour camp and must work from dawn to dusk on bread and soup, without shoes and wearing only a thin dress. Even if she survives the war, will Lida ever see her sister again?
The Lying Game: A Novel by Ruth Ware
Isa and her friends are boarding school misfits who are notorious for playing “the lying game.” The more believable your lies, the more points you earn. A suicide at the school results in the girls being expelled under a cloud of suspicion. Fifteen years later, Isa hasn’t seen her three closest girlfriends in a decade, but one text will bring them together again to deal with their deadly childhood secrets.