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Disappearing Earth: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525520412
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

National Book Award Finalist
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize
Finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize


The Lost Man Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250105707
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - December 31st, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane Harper


Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.


Sacred Games: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061130366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - December 18th, 2007

Now a Netflix original series

“SACRED GAMES [is] as hard to put down as it is to pick up.”
   — New York Times Book Review


The News from Spain (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307949295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - July 2nd, 2013

A San Francisco Chronicle and NPR Best Book of the Year


The Lost Man Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250105684
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Flatiron Books - February 5th, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane Harper


Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.


The Italian Teacher: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735222700
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2019

“An exotic touch of intrigue arises in THE ITALIAN TEACHER . . . deliciously ironic and deeply affectionate.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post
 
A masterful novel about the son of a great painter striving to create his own legacy, by the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists.


The Marsh King's Daughter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735213012
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 17th, 2018

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Brilliant....About as good as a thriller can be."--The New York Times Book Review

"[A] nail-biter perfect for Room fans."--Cosmopolitan

"Sensationally good psychological suspense."--Lee Child


Motherless Brooklyn: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375724831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - October 24th, 2000

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

A compelling and complusively readable riff on the classic detective novel from America's most inventive novelist. 


Agent Running in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984878878
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Viking - October 22nd, 2019

“[Le Carré’s] novels are so brilliant because they’re emotionally and psychologically absolutely true, but of course they’re novels.” —New York Times Book Review

A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré.

 


The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393083569
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 24th, 2019

A Finalist for the 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction

A gripping novel set during Mussolini’s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record.


The Italian Teacher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735222694
Availability: Currently Unavailable
Published: Viking - March 20th, 2018

“An exotic touch of intrigue arises in THE ITALIAN TEACHER . . . deliciously ironic and deeply affectionate.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post
 
A masterful novel about the son of a great painter striving to create his own legacy, by the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists.


One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316396547
Availability: Currently Unavailable
Published: Hachette Books - February 27th, 2018

In the tradition of Friday Night Lights and Outcasts United, One Goal tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers in their quest for state -- and ultimately national -- glory.


The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476777412
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 4th, 2017

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller” (The Washington Post) from the author of The Falcon Thief.

In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a


The Charm School Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780446353205
Availability: Currently Unavailable
Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 1st, 1989

#1 New York Times bestselling author, Nelson DeMille, delivers an explosive thriller of international intrigue and high-voltage political tension set in contemporary Russia.On a dark road deep inside Russia, a young American tourist picks up a most unusual passenger a U.S. POW on the run with an incredible secret to reveal to an unsuspecting world.


The Blackhouse: The Lewis Trilogy Cover Image
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9781623659998
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Quercus - August 5th, 2014

Nominated for the Barry Award Best Mystery/Crime Novel of the Decade

The first book in an enthralling mystery series from award-winning author Peter May.

"A WRITER I WOULD FOLLOW TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH." --Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review


The Ruin: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143133124
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Penguin Books - July 3rd, 2018

“Compelling, unexpected twists and a hold-your breath standoff . . . Hand this one to readers of Tana French and to police-procedural fans.” —Booklist

It's been twenty years since Detective Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind...


17 Kings and 42 Elephants Cover Image
By Margaret Mahy, Patricia MacCarthy (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803704589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - September 30th, 1987

Where those kings are headed is a mystery, but no travelers ever had such a jolly time. Here is a royal romp through a tongue-twisting paradise.


Washington Black: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521426
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Knopf - September 18th, 2018

• TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Slate
• ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Boston Globe, NPR, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Economist, Bustle
• WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE


Washington Black: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521426
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Knopf - September 18th, 2018

• TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Slate
• ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Boston Globe, NPR, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Economist, Bustle
• WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE


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The Other Americans: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747145
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Pantheon - March 26th, 2019

National Book Award finalist
Kirkus Prize finalist
Aspen Literary Prize longlist
A Best Book of 2019: NPR, TimeVariety, Bookpage, NYPL
A Washington Post notable book
A Los Angeles Times bestseller


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