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What is the library staff most excited to get home and read? We recommend these latest releases!


Book Cover: Pulse: A Novel

Pulse: A Novel

Author: Michael T Harvey

ISBN: 9780062443038

The story of a Boston murder that defies all expectations - optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and ArrivalBoston, 1976. In a small apartment above Kenmore Square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light...

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Book Cover: Little: A Novel

Little: A Novel

Author: Edward Carey

ISBN: 9780525534327

The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud. In 1761, a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to...

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Book Cover: The Fox

The Fox

Author: Frederick Forsyth

ISBN: 9780525538424

A new and timely thriller from the legendary Frederick Forsyth, "truly the world's reigning master of suspense" (Los Angeles Times) .The Fox is a riveting thriller that begins with separate disasters striking the Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA. A massive cybercrime has been committed and firewalls thought to be...

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Book Cover: The Last Pass: Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End

The Last Pass: Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End

Author: Gary M Pomerantz

ISBN: 9780735223615

Out of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regretAbout to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first six championships on an unparalleled run, has much to look back on in...

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Book Cover: Beastie Boys Book

Beastie Boys Book

Author: Adam Horovitz

ISBN: 9780812995541

A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself - by band members AD-ROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more. Formed as a New York City hardcore band in...

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Book Cover: Go to My Grave

Go to My Grave

Author: CATRIONA MCPHERSON

ISBN: 9781250070005

From the Agatha-award winning author of Quiet Neighbors comes a clever, spine-tingling standalone that reads like Agatha Christie's take on a Gothic thriller. "Go to My Grave is both a classic 'country house mystery' and a thriller. Atmospheric, with mind-bending twists, a narrator who may or may not be reliable...

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Book Cover: Paper Gods: A Novel of Money, Race, and Politics

Paper Gods: A Novel of Money, Race, and Politics

Author: Goldie Taylor

ISBN: 9781250194442

The mayor of Atlanta and a washed-up reporter investigate a series of assassinations, and uncover a conspiracy that reaches into the heart of the city's political machine.Mayor Victoria Dobbs Overstreet is a Harvard-trained attorney and Spelman alum, married to a celebrated heart surgeon, mother to beautiful twin girls, and a...

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Book Cover: The Rain Watcher: A Novel

The Rain Watcher: A Novel

Author: TATIANA DE ROSNAY

ISBN: 9781250200013

The first new novel in four years from the beloved superstar author of Sarah's Key, a heartbreaking and uplifting story of family secrets and devastating disaster, set against a Paris backdrop, fraught with revelations, and resolutions."Hypnotic, passionate, ominous and tender -- unforgettable." -- Jenna Blum, New York Times and internationally...

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Book Cover: Friday Black

Friday Black

Author: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

ISBN: 9781328911247

"These stories are an excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny, yet classical in the way they take on stubborn human problems: the depravities of capitalism, love struggling to assert itself within heartless systems. The wildly talented Adjei-Brenyah has made these edgy tales immensely charming, via his resolute...

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Book Cover: A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl

A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl

Author: JEAN THOMPSON

ISBN: 9781501194368

From National Book Award finalist and the New York Times bestselling author of The Year We Left Home comes a moving family saga about three generations of women who struggle to find freedom and happiness in their small Midwestern college town.A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl is a...

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