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THE LOVE STORY OF MISSY CARMICHAEL / Beth Morrey

Missy Carmichael is about to turn 80. She lives in the big empty home she once shared with her husband and children. Now, her husband is gone, her son and his family live in Australia, and she is estranged from her daughter. Missy is set in her ways, asocial, and somewhat depressed.

In an attempt to have something interesting to email her son,…

 
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HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD / Robert Kolker

The Galvin family seemed like any other large family. With twelve kids perfectly spanning the baby boom (the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965), Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. But things weren’t as perfect as they seemed. By the mid-70s, six of the ten Galvin boys, one after another, were diagnosed with schizophrenia….

 
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ONE BY ONE / Ruth Ware

A small tech company goes on a ski retreat to discuss a company buyout and end up snowed in after an avalanche hits. This may not sound so bad — beautiful views, cozy fires, plenty of food with an amazing chef, and lots of company — but then people begin dying, one by one. Who can be trusted? How can they get out alive?…

 
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I Know You Rider: a Memoir / Leslie Smith

Leslie Stein’s semi-autobiographical novel dances smoothly on the line between introspection and social commentary. Carefully considering the ethical, environmental, and personal impact of procreation, I Know You Rider carefully considers the subject of reproductive rights and how a person’s choices affect their daily lives, their position in society, and the rest of the planet. Colorfully-drawn and full of quiet,…

 
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New Mysteries

Here are some of the recent Mystery titles added to our collection:

All the devils are here : a novel / Louise Penny

The 16th novel by #1 bestselling author Louise Penny finds Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec investigating a sinister plot in the City of Light. On their first night in Paris, …