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  • The lost city of Z [downloadable ebook] / a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon

    The lost city of Z / a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon2009

    by David Grann


    Summary: After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": what happened to British explorer Percy...  more »


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  • The cookbook collector [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The cookbook collector / a novel2010

    by Allegra Goodman


    Summary: Emily and Jessamine Bach are opposites in every way: Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is the CEO of Veritech, twenty-three-year-old Jess is an environmental activist and graduate student in philosophy....  more »


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  • Twilight [downloadable ebook]


    by Stephenie Meyer


    Summary: Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen,...  more »


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  • 1105 Yakima Street [downloadable ebook]

    1105 Yakima Street2011

    by Debbie Macomber


    Summary: When his wife Rachel, who is pregnant, leaves him, Bruce Peyton, while dealing with his spoiled thirteen-year-old daughter Jolene, is determined to get her back with a little help from his Cedar Cove friends.


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  • The other side [downloadable ebook]

    The other side2010


    Summary: A collection of five romantic novellas involving ghosts includes J. D. Robb's "Possession in Death," in which Lieutenant Eve Dallas is possessed by a victim who is determined to exact revenge against her killer through Eve.


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  • How the states got their shapes too [downloadable ebook] / the people behind the borderlines

    How the states got their shapes too / the people behind the borderlines2011

    by Mark Stein


    Summary: The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "How the States Got Their Shapes" returns to tell the story of the people behind the boundary lines.


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  • The lost dogs [downloadable ebook] / Michael Vick's dogs and their tale of rescue and redemption

    The lost dogs / Michael Vick's dogs and their tale of rescue and redemption2010

    by Jim Gorant


    Summary: This book tells the story of survival and our powerful bond with man's best friend, in the aftermath of the nation's most notorious case of animal cruelty. Animal lovers and sports fans were shocked...  more »


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  • The widower's tale [downloadable ebook]

    The widower's tale2010

    by Julia Glass


    Summary: Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, seventy-year-old Percy allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community that compels him...  more »


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  • The passage [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The passage / a novel2010

    by Justin Cronin


    Summary: A security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment that only six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte can stop.


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  • Juliet, naked [downloadable ebook]

    Juliet, naked2009

    by Nick Hornby


    Summary: Annie initiates an e-mail correspondence with Tucker Crowe, a reclusive Dylanish singer-songwriter, and a connection is forged between two lonely people who are looking for more out of what they've...  more »


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  • Food rules [downloadable ebook] / an eater's manual

    Food rules / an eater's manual2009

    by Michael Pollan


    Summary: From the bestselling author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and "In Defense of Food" comes this collection of simple, sensible, and easy to use rules--the perfect guide for anyone who would like to...  more »


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  • Cane River [downloadable ebook]

    Cane River2001

    by Lalita Tademy



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  • Call me Mrs. Miracle [downloadable ebook]

    Call me Mrs. Miracle2010

    by Debbie Macomber


    Summary: While working in the toy department of a family-run department store in New York City, Mrs. Miracle seizes the opportunity to connect Holly, who is searching for the perfect robot for her nephew, with Jake, the store owner's son.


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  • The scoop [downloadable ebook]

    The scoop2009

    by Fern Michaels


    Summary: In this first book of a new series, Michaels introduces The Godmothers, four unforgettable women who are about to get a whole new lease on life.


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  • Plum pudding murder [downloadable ebook]

    Plum pudding murder2009

    by Joanne Fluke


    Summary: Rumour has it that "Lunatic Larry" Jaeger is in the red--an idea that takes a sinister turn when Hannah discovers the man himself dead as a doornail in his own office. It seems quite a few people...  more »


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  • An embarrassment of mangoes [downloadable ebook] / a Caribbean interlude

    An embarrassment of mangoes / a Caribbean interlude2003

    by Ann Vanderhoof


    Summary: Describes how the author and her husband, two fortysomething professionals, quit their stressful careers, rented out their house, and embarked on a two-year voyage around the Caribbean aboard a forty-two-foot sailboat.


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  • Bearers of the black staff [downloadable ebook]

    Bearers of the black staff2010

    by Terry Brooks


    Summary: Co-existing peacefully for five hundred years after creating their magically protected valley, the surviving members of four non-demon races band together against frightening creatures that are penetrating the shield around their home.


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  • Assault of the mountain man [downloadable ebook]

    Assault of the mountain man2011

    by William W Johnstone


    Summary: "Sally has travelled to the silver-mining town of Goth, Colorado to open a restaurant with a friend. That's where she crosses paths with five bank robbers in a hurry to strike it rich. With the local...  more »


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  • The undertaker's widow [downloadable ebook]

    The undertaker's widow1999

    by Phillip Margolin


    Summary: A beleaguered judge presiding over the trial of a tough-talking state congresswoman suspects that the defendant was framed.


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  • Murder list [downloadable ebook]

    Murder list2004

    by Julie Garwood


    Summary: A psychologist with a shady reputation asks the audience to make a wish list of people whose disappearances would make the world a better place.


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  • Heirloom [downloadable ebook] / notes from an accidental tomato farmer

    Heirloom / notes from an accidental tomato farmer2008

    by Tim Stark



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  • Butterfly people [downloadable ebook] / an American encounter with the beauty of the world

    Butterfly people / an American encounter with the beauty of the world2013

    by William Leach

  • The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society / a novel2013

    by Darien Gee


    Summary: "At Madeline's Tea Salon, the cozy hub of the Avalon community, local residents scrapbook their memories and make new ones. But across town, other Avalonians are struggling to free themselves of the...  more »


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  • Women of sand and myrrh [downloadable ebook]

    Women of sand and myrrh1992

    by Ḥanān Shaykh


    Summary: Little is known of what life is like for contemporary Arab women living in the Middle East. One of the few literary voices speaking out from that still closed society is Hanan al-Shaykh, whose novel...  more »
  • Fool Me Twice [downloadable ebook] / Obama's Shocking Plans for the Next Four Years Exposed.

    Fool Me Twice / Obama's Shocking Plans for the Next Four Years Exposed.2012

    by Aaron Klein


    Summary: This is the game changing book reveals the blueprint for a second term that President Obama and his progressive backers don't want you to know. Months of painstaking research into thousands of...  more »
  • Imperfect [downloadable ebook] / an improbable life

    Imperfect / an improbable life2012

    by Jim Abbott


    Summary: A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball explains how he rose above his disability to excel at the sport he loved in high school, college, and adulthood.
  • My point-- and I do have one [downloadable ebook]

    My point-- and I do have one1996

    by Ellen DeGeneres


    Summary: DeGeneres offers funny anecdotes about her life as a comedian, as well as off-beat humor examining everyday life and situations.
  • My week with Marilyn [downloadable ebook]

    My week with Marilyn2011

    by Colin Clark


    Summary: Never before published in a single volume, here are both the fly-on-the-wall diary Clark kept during the often tumultuous filming of the legendary film, The Prince and the Showgirl, and his heartfelt...  more »
  • Sister queens [downloadable ebook] / the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile

    Sister queens / the noble, tragic lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile2011

    by Julia Fox


    Summary: Historian Fox offers this first dual biography of the daughters of Spain's Ferdinand and Isabella whose entwined royal relationships helped define the 15th- and 16th-century European political landscape.
  • My booky wook [downloadable ebook] / a memoir of sex, drugs, and stand-up

    My booky wook / a memoir of sex, drugs, and stand-up2009

    by Russell Brand


    Summary: Russell Brand learned early on to make a joke of fear and failure. From a troubled childhood in industrial Essex, England, to his descent into addictions to alcohol, drugs, and sex in the seamy...  more »


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  • The book of basketball [downloadable ebook] / the NBA according to the sports guy

    The book of basketball / the NBA according to the sports guy2009

    by Bill Simmons


    Summary: Bill Simmons, the from-the-womb hoops addict known to millions as's Sports Guy, offers in a single volume his wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining look at the past, present, and future of pro basketball.


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  • Before I fall [downloadable ebook]

    Before I fall2010

    by Lauren Oliver


    Summary: After she dies in a car crash, teenaged Samantha relives the day of her death over and over again until, on the seventh day, she finally discovers a way to save herself.


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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


    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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  • The help [downloadable ebook]

    The help2009

    by Kathryn Stockett


    Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town...  more »


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  • The lacuna [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The lacuna / a novel2009

    by Barbara Kingsolver


    Summary: The story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds -- Mexico and the United States in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s -- and whose search for identity takes readers to the heart of the twentieth century's most tumultuous events.


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  • Presumed guilty [downloadable ebook] / Casey Anthony: the inside story

    Presumed guilty / Casey Anthony: the inside story2012

    by Jose Baez


    Summary: When Caylee Anthony was reported missing in Orlando, Florida, in July 2008, the public spent the next three years following the investigation and the eventual trial of her mother, Casey Anthony. On...  more »
  • Dark places [downloadable ebook]

    Dark places2009

    by Gillian Flynn


    Summary: For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on...  more »


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  • The drunken botanist [downloadable ebook] / the plants that create the world's great drinks

    The drunken botanist / the plants that create the world's great drinks2013

    by Amy Stewart


    Summary: Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.


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  • The Titan's curse [downloadable ebook]

    The Titan's curse2007

    by Rick Riordan


    Summary: When the goddess Artemis disappears while hunting a rare, ancient monster, a group of her followers joins Percy and his friends in an attempt to find and rescue her before the winter solstice, when...  more »


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  • 50 simple soups for the slow cooker [downloadable ebook]

    50 simple soups for the slow cooker2011

    by Lynn Alley


    Summary: Lynn Alley, author of The Gourmet Slow Cooker, is famous for creating flavorful homemade meals using the kitchen's most coveted countertop appliance--the slow cooker. Inside 50 Simple Soups for the...  more »
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