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  • #murdertrending#murdertrending

    McNeil, Gretchen, author.

    Falsely accused of murdering her stepsister, seventeen-year-old Dee fights to survive paid assassins on Alcatraz 2.0, the most popular prison on social media.

  • Google itGoogle it : a history of Google

    Redding, Anna Crowley, author.

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world's information. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world. The word "google" has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Now, find out the true history of Google---from its humble beginnings as a thesis project made out of "borrowed" hardware and discount toys through its revolution of the world's relationship with technology to a brief glimpse of where they might take us next.

  • A reaper at the gatesA reaper at the gates

    Tahir, Sabaa, author.

    Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger as the Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla; Laia of Serra; and Elias Veturius all face increasing dangers.

  • The house of one thousand eyesThe house of one thousand eyes

    Barker, Michelle, 1964- author.

    Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it's particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory explosion and time spent in a psychiatric hospital recovering from the trauma, she is sent to live with her stern aunt, a devoted member of the ruling Communist Party. Visits with her beloved Uncle Erich, a best-selling author, are her only respite. But one night, her uncle disappears without a trace. Gone also are all his belongings, his books, and even his birth records. Lena is desperate to know what happened to him, but it's as if he never existed. The worst thing, however, is that she cannot discuss her uncle or her attempts to find him with anyone, not even her best friends. There are government spies everywhere. But Lena is unafraid and refuses to give up her search, regardless of the consequences.

  • Courageous women of the Vietnam WarCourageous women of the Vietnam War : medics, journalists, survivors, and more

    Atwood, Kathryn J., author.

    In this book readers meet brave women and girls who served in life-threatening roles as medics, journalists, resisters, and revolutionaries in the conflict in Vietnam.

  • Smoke in the sunSmoke in the sun

    Ahdieh, Renee, author.

    After Okami is captured in the Jukai forest, Mariko has no choice--to rescue him, she must return to Inako and face the dangers that have been waiting for her in the Heian Castle. She tricks her brother, Kenshin, and betrothed, Raiden, into thinking she was being held by the Black Clan against her will, playing the part of the dutiful bride-to-be to infiltrate the emperor's ranks and uncover the truth behind the betrayal that almost left her dead. With the wedding plans already underway, Mariko pretends to be consumed with her upcoming nuptials, all the while using her royal standing to peel back the layers of lies and deception surrounding the imperial court. But each secret she unfurls gives way to the next, ensnaring Mariko and Okami in a political scheme that threatens their honor, their love and the very safety of the empire.

  • The lies they tellThe lies they tell

    French, Gillian, author.

    Everyone in Tenney's Harbor knows about the Garrison tragedy. How an unexplained fire ravaged their house, killing four of the five family members. But what people don't know is who did it. All fingers point at Pearl Haskins' father, who was the caretaker of the property, but Pearl just doesn't believe it. Leave it to a town of rich people to blame "the help." With her disgraced father now trying to find work in between booze benders, Pearl's future doesn't hold much more than waiting tables at the local country club, where the wealthy come to flaunt their money and spread their gossip. This year, Tristan, the last surviving Garrison, and his group of affluent and arrogant friends have made a point of sitting in Pearl's section. Though she's repulsed by most of them, Tristan's quiet sadness and somber demeanor have her rethinking her judgments. Befriending the boys could mean getting closer to the truth, clearing her father's name, and giving Tristan the closure he seems to be searching for. But it could also trap Pearl in a sinister web of secrets, lies, and betrayals that would leave no life unchanged. If it doesn't take hers first.

  • Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Lloyd Wright : a biography

    Secrest, Meryle.

    A biography of noted twentieth-century artist and architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

  • The FixerThe Fixer

    Barnes, Jennifer Lynn.

    When her grandfather develops dementia, sixteen-year-old Tess, who has been keeping his Montana ranch going, is whisked away to Washington, D.C., by a sister she barely knows and thrown into a world of politics, power, wealth, love triangles, and family secrets.

  • Needful thingsNeedful things

    King, Stephen, 1947-

    Leland Gaunt opens a shop called Needful Things where there is something for everyone, but of course there is always a very high price to pay.

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  • Little monstersLittle monsters

    Thomas, Kara, 1990- author.

    When Kacey moves in with her estranged father and his new family, her new friend goes missing and Kacey finds herself at the center of the investigation.

  • SupermanSuperman : American alien

    Landis, Max, 1985-

    "This is the story of Clark Kent, a Kansas farm boy who happens to be from another planet. It's the story of a scared young kid with impossible powers, of a teenage delinquent with a lot to learn, of a reporter with a nose for the truth who's keeping the biggest secret the world has ever known. This is not the Superman you know. Not yet"--Dust jacket.

  • The crownThe crown

    Cass, Kiera, author.

    Princess Eadlyn prepares to select one man from thirty-five potential suitors as her Selection nears its end.

  • Slasher girls & monster boysSlasher girls & monster boys

    A host of the sharpest young adult authors come together in this collection of terrifying tales and psychological thrillers. Each story draws from a mix of literature, film, television, or even music to offer something new and fresh and unsettling. Even better? After you've teased out each tale's references, satisfy your curiosity at the end, where the inspiration is revealed. There are no superficial scares here. These are stories that will make you think even as they keep you on the edge of your seat. From bloody horror, to the supernatural, to unnerving, all-too-possible realism, this collection has something for anyone looking for an absolute thrill.

  • TerminalTerminal

    Reichs, Kathy, author.

    Tory and her comrades must track a new pack of rogue Virals who have brought on the attention of a shadowy government organization intent on learning the secret to their powers.

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