"With a big anniversary party in the works for his ex-wife's parents, Ryan has just one weekend to play Abby's husband ... and win back the woman of his dreams"-- Provided by publisher.
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"A riotously funny book about how to be a good husband (not like he would know) by Tim Dowling, star columnist for The Guardian. Think Nick Hornby meets Dave Barry--with a hint of Modern Family"-- Provided by publisher.
"When vacationing nonprofit CEO Michael Hunter accidentally knocks cranberry farmer Tracy Campbell off her bicycle, a friendship blossoms--and soon Tracy recruits him to save a town charity. They make a great team, but they agree romance is not on the agenda. But in Hope Harbor, Oregon, love and hope bloom--and hearts heal"-- Provided by publisher.
"Dexter faces a murder charge for a crime he did not commit. His only chance for freedom lies with his brother, Brian, who has a dark plan to prove Dexter's innocence. But the stakes are deadly, and the epic showdown that lies in Dexter's path may lead, once and for all, to his demise"-- Provided by publisher.
"Darkness is near when Ian is with Priss. Ian is a talented and successful graphic novelist, and Priss is trouble. Ian has met sweet, beautiful Megan, whose love makes him want to change for the better. But Priss doesn't like change. Change makes her angry. And when Priss is angry, terrible things begin to happen"-- Provided by publisher.
Ghost boy : the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body / Martin Pistorius with Megan Lloyd Davies.
"With unflinching candor, Martin describes the chilling details of life as a secretly lucid vegetable--from the perversion of some who believed him to be brain dead, to the grace of those who sought recognition in his eyes"-- Provided by publisher.
"A young Amish woman, yearning for freedom, crosses paths with a handsome Mennonite celebrity in a deeply moving tale of friendship and self-discovery"-- Provided by publisher.
"The target is royal. The game is revenge. She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. But when a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down her killer: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon. Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone; at his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well. And though Gabriel does not realize it, he is stalking an old enemy--a cabal of evil that wants nothing more than to see him dead. Gabriel will find it necessary to oblige them, for when a man is out for vengeance, death has its distinct advantages..."--From the publisher's web site.
"On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, they were surgically removed. At fifteen years old, Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past Lithuanian bird-women, storytellers with wings dragging the dirt, survivors perched on radio towers, lovers lit up like fireworks, and heroes disguised as everyday men and women. So Prudence sets forth on a quest to discover her ancestors"--Back cover.
"After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Joy has no one. She spends her days working the graveyard shift at a grocery store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled past. But when a sickness that begins with memory loss and ends with death sweeps the country, Joy, for the first time in her life, seems to have an advantage: she is immune. When Joy's immunity gains her admittance to a hospital in rural Kansas, she sees a chance to escape her bleak existence. There she submits to peculiar treatments and follows seemingly arbitrary rules, forming cautious bonds with other patients--including her roommate, whom she turns to in the night for comfort, and twin boys who are digging a secret tunnel. As winter descends, the hospital's fragile order breaks down and Joy breaks free, embarking on a journey from Kansas to Florida, where she believes she can find her birth mother, the woman who abandoned her as a child. On the road in a devastated America, she encounters mysterious companions, cities turned strange, and one very eerie house. As Joy closes in on Florida, she must confront her own damaged memory and the secrets she has been keeping from herself"--Provided by the publisher.
"A compulsively readable blend of romance and drama based on actual events in Britain and France leading up to D-Day in 1944 Matthew Hammond is a British military officer posted to the European theater during World War II. He sustained a serious injury on the front lines, so bad, in fact, that it cost him a lung. Now he is back in England, unable to fight, but he continues to serve his country by training new resistance fighters. One of the recruits under his tutelage is Madeleine, a spellbinding, impassioned French-Canadian with eyes of 'burnished whiskey.' Despite protocols discouraging romance, they are deeply in love, and Matthew is torn about putting Madeleine's life in danger. He already has one tragic affair with a Resistance fighter under his belt--his former lover, Celestine, was killed because her assassination of a German doctor went awry. But the Allies are mustering all their resources for crucial beach landings in Normandy, and Matthew knows his unit will need to play a role. It will be a very dangerous mission: parachuting in behind the Nazi line. As Madeleine progresses through the training with her fellow recruits, Matthew can only hope that luck will guide her through when the drop finally arrives"--Provided by the publisher.
"Jess, Courtney, and Dani Campbell live on a remote ranch in Western Canada where they work hard and try to stay out of the way of their father's temper. One night, a fight gets out of hand and the sisters are forced to go on the run, only to get caught in an even worse nightmare when their truck breaks down in a small town. As events spiral out of control they find themselves in a horrifying situation and are left with no choice but to change their names and create new lives. Eighteen years later, they are still trying to forget what happened that summer. But when one of the sisters goes missing, followed closely by her niece, they are pulled back into the past"--Back cover.
"When his brilliant and eccentric grandfather, who built a dynasty out of making kilim rugs, is found dead in a vat of dye, Orhan inherits the business. But Kemal left the family estate to a stranger thousands of miles away, an aged woman in a Los Angeles retirement home. Her existence and the secrecy about her past only deepen the mystery of why he would leave their home to this woman rather than to his own family. Intent on righting this injustice, Orhan boards a plane for Los Angeles to unearth the story that could undo his future"--Back cover.
"June, 1998: At twenty seven, Catherine Coombs, also known as Cat, is struggling. She lives in London, works as a journalist, and parties hard. Her lunchtimes consist of several glasses of wine at the bar downstairs in the office, her evenings much the same, swigging the free booze and eating the free food at a different launch or party every night. When she discovers the identity of the father she never knew she had, it sends her into a spiral. She makes mistakes that cost her the budding friendship of the only women who have ever welcomed her. And nothing is ever the same after that. June, 2014: Cat has finally come to the end of herself. She no longer drinks. She wants to make amends to those she has hurt. Her quest takes her to Nantucket, to the gorgeous summer community where the women she once called family still live. Despite her sins, will they welcome her again? What Cat doesn't realize is that these women, her real father's daughters, have secrets of their own. As the past collides with the present, Cat must confront the darkest things in her own life and uncover the depths of someone's need for revenge"--Provided by the publisher.
"Clara Sinclair has learned to live one lonely day at a time, surviving her husband's death in World War II and raising their young son alone. Now she's at a loss as to how to handle the defiant teenager he has become, even as she struggles to keep her family financially afloat. Drake McCoy lives for putting his drag racing skills to the test. One night in this quiet town is all he needs to win big and be on his way...until he meets Clara. Drawn in by her, Drake is tempted to become someone he never imagined--a family man. But a vicious and unseen enemy is closing in fast, throwing Drake and Clara's fragile future into a dangerous tailspin"--Back cover.