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  • I'd know you anywhere [downloadable ebook]

    I'd know you anywhere2010

    by Laura Lippman

    (19,858)

    Summary: Eliza Benedict's peaceful suburban life is shattered after she is contacted by Walter Bowman, the man who kidnapped and held her hostage as a teen in 1985, and who now claims to want forgiveness while on death row.

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  • Every last one [eBook] / a novel

    Every last one / a novel2010

    by Anna Quindlen

    (34,766)

    Summary: Mary Beth Latham is first and foremost a mother, whose three teenaged children come first, before her career as a landscape gardener, or even her life as the wife of a doctor. Caring for her family...  more »

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  • Superfreakonomics [downloadable ebook] / global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance

    Superfreakonomics / global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance2009

    by Steven D Levitt

    (123,785)

    Summary: Whether investigating a solution to global warming or explaining why the price of oral sex has fallen so drastically, Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling to show how people respond to incentives.

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  • Noah's compass [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Noah's compass / a novel2009

    by Anne Tyler

    (11,555)

    Summary: From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a schoolteacher, who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life.

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  • Saturday morning [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Saturday morning / a novel2010

    by Lauraine Snelling

    (378)

    Summary: "Broken by life's disappointments, four women forge a friendship that leads in unexpected directions. Hope Benson is determined to do all she can for the broken souls who come to Casa de Jesus, a...  more »

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  • Picture perfect [downloadable ebook]

    Picture perfect2002

    by Jodi Picoult

    (54,972)

    Summary: Cassie Barrett and Alex Rivers had a fairy-tale wedding, but once they returned to Hollywood, a troubling pattern began to emerge. Should Cassie stay or leave?

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  • Keeping faith [downloadable ebook]

    Keeping faith2008

    by Jodi Picoult

    (78,874)

    Summary: When the marriage of Mariah White and her cheating husband, Colin, turns ugly and disintegrates, their seven-year-old daughter, Faith, is there to witness it all. In the aftermath of a rapid divorce,...  more »

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  • The Lake Shore Limited [downloadable ebook]

    The Lake Shore Limited2010

    by Sue Miller

    (4,002)

    Summary: Four unforgettable characters beckon you into this spellbinding new novel from Sue Miller, the author of 2008's heralded best seller The Senator's Wife. First among them is Wilhelmina-Billy-Gertz,...  more »

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  • Beatrice and Virgil [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Beatrice and Virgil / a novel2010

    by Yann Martel

    (19,918)

    Summary: When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled further into the world of this strange and calculating man, Henry becomes...  more »

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  • Let the great world spin [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Let the great world spin / a novel2009

    by Colum McCann

    (99,652)

    Summary: A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with his own demons as he lives among the prostitutes in the middle of...  more »

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  • Driving on the rim [downloadable ebook]

    Driving on the rim2010

    by Thomas McGuane

    (780)

    Summary: Struggling to find meaning in a sordid and humiliating youth from which he emerged a doctor through the help of a surrogate father figure, Berl Pickett is charged with negligent homicide in the death...  more »

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  • Displaced persons [downloadable ebook]

    Displaced persons2010

    by Ghita Schwarz

    (387)

    Summary: Forging a family together after surviving World War II concentration camp brutality, Pavel, Fela, and Chaim relocate to America, where throughout subsequent decades they raise families while...  more »

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  • Charlie St. Cloud [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Charlie St. Cloud / a novel2010

    by Ben Sherwood

    (54,449)

    Summary: The powerful bond between two brothers--one alive and the other killed in a terrible accident--unexpectedly transcends the barriers of life and death, and it is up to one enchanting woman to make their world right.

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  • So much for that [downloadable ebook]

    So much for that2010

    by Lionel Shriver

    (8,096)

    Summary: Shep Knacker has long saved for "The Afterlife": an idyllic retreat to the Third World where his nest egg can last forever. Traffic jams on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway will be replaced with...  more »

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  • Home safe [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Home safe / a novel2009

    by Elizabeth Berg

    (11,346)

    Summary: Helen Ames--recently widowed, coping with loss and grief, unable to do the work that has always sustained her--is beginning to depend far too much on her twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Tessa, and is...  more »

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  • The perfection point [downloadable ebook]

    The perfection point2010

    by John Brenkus

    (167)

    Summary: What's the fastest a human can run the 100-meter sprint? What's the longest a human can hold his breath? What are the limits of human performance? Until 1954, common wisdom and scientific knowledge...  more »

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  • At home [downloadable ebook] / a short history of private life

    At home / a short history of private life2010

    by Bill Bryson

    (83,525)

    Summary: Bryson takes readers on a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.

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  • Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet / a novel2009

    by Jamie Ford

    (270,940)

    Summary: Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, this debut novel tells the heartwarming story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko Okabe.

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  • Crooked letter, crooked letter [downloadable ebook]

    Crooked letter, crooked letter2010

    by Tom Franklin

    (39,090)

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  • Linchpin [downloadable ebook] / are you indispensable?

    Linchpin / are you indispensable?2010

    by Seth Godin

    (40,874)

    Summary: The bestselling author of "Tribes" and "The Dip" returns with his most powerful book yet, in which he explores why some people make a difference in their fields--and others don't.

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  • Switch [downloadable ebook] / how to change things when change is hard

    Switch / how to change things when change is hard2010

    by Chip Heath

    (44,954)

    Summary: In a compelling, story-driven narrative, the Heaths bring together decades of counterintuitive research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to shed new light on how we can effect...  more »

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  • The castaways [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The castaways / a novel2009

    by Elin Hilderbrand

    (33,915)

    Summary: Greg and Tess MacAvoy are one of four prominent Nantucket couples who count each other as best friends. As pillars of their close-knit community, the MacAvoys, Kapenashes, Drakes, and Wheelers are...  more »

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  • Horns [downloadable ebook]

    Horns2010

    by Joe Hill

    (104,063)

    Summary: After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance.

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  • Evidence [downloadable ebook] / an Alex Delaware novel

    Evidence / an Alex Delaware novel2009

    by Jonathan Kellerman

    (10,108)

    Summary: Veteran homicide cop Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware expose the shadowy side of glittering Los Angeles as they investigate the gruesome death of a young couple-murdered in flagrante--the...  more »

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  • Imperfect birds [downloadable ebook]

    Imperfect birds2010

    by Anne Lamott

    (6,734)

    Summary: Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. But as the school year draws to a close, there are disturbing signs that the life Rosie claims to be...  more »

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  • Cheerful money [downloadable ebook] / me, my family, and the last days of Wasp splendor

    Cheerful money / me, my family, and the last days of Wasp splendor2009

    by Tad Friend

    (678)

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  • Sweethearts [downloadable ebook]

    Sweethearts2008

    by Sara Zarr

    (18,010)

    Summary: After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's unexpected...  more »

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  • Hold still [downloadable ebook]

    Hold still2009

    by Nina LaCour

    (22,112)

    Summary: Ingrid didn't leave a note. Three months after her best friend's suicide, Caitlin finds what she left instead: a journal, hidden under Caitlin's bed.

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  • Being wrong [downloadable ebook] / adventures in the margin of error

    Being wrong / adventures in the margin of error2010

    by Kathryn Schulz

    (6,138)

    Summary: Journalist "explores why we find it so gratifying to be right and so maddening to be mistaken, and how this attitude toward error corrodes relationships." She claims that "error is both a given and...  more »

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  • Dearly devoted Dexter [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Dearly devoted Dexter / a novel2005

    by Jeffry P Lindsay

    (47,690)

    Summary: Life's tough for Dexter Morgan. It's not easy being the world's only serial killer with a conscience, especially when you work for the Miami police. To avoid suspicion, Dexter's had to slip deep into...  more »

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  • The pact [downloadable ebook] / a love story

    The pact / a love story2008

    by Jodi Picoult

    (278,739)

    Summary: Until the phone calls came at three o'clock on a November morning, the Golds and their neighbors, the Hartes, had been inseparable. It was no surprise to anyone when their teenage children, Chris and...  more »

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  • The false friend [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The false friend / a novel2010

    by Myla Goldberg

    (2,925)

    Summary: Celia and Djuna ruled their clique of friends with dual iron fists. But when Djuna disappeared while the duo was walking home together, Celia buried the terrible truth of that day deep down inside....  more »

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  • The last secret [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The last secret / a novel2009

    by Mary McGarry Morris

    (706)

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  • The invisible man [downloadable ebook]

    The invisible man2002

    by H. G. Wells

    (155,531)

    Summary: A scientist creates a serum to make himself invisible and then descends into madness.

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  • Crime and punishment [downloadable ebook]

    Crime and punishment2008

    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    (663,463)

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  • A hole in the universe [downloadable ebook]

    A hole in the universe2004

    by Mary McGarry Morris

    (565)

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  • The beautiful and damned [downloadable ebook]

    The beautiful and damned2002

    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    (45,990)

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  • Bleachers [downloadable ebook]

    Bleachers2010

    by John Grisham

    (36,877)

    Summary: Presents a novel about high school football in a small Texas town, a place in which football has become a religion.

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  • Chicken soup for the cancer survivor's soul [downloadable ebook] / 101 healing stories about those who have survived cancer

    Chicken soup for the cancer survivor's soul / 101 healing stories about those who have survived cancer1996

    (228)

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  • The geometry of sisters [downloadable ebook]

    The geometry of sisters2009

    by Luanne Rice

    (4,411)

    Summary: After years away, Maura Shaw has returned to Newport, Rhode Island, to teach English at the academy. Behind her lies her life as the perfect Midwestern wife and mother, a life that seemed on the...  more »

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