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  1. All the President's Men

    by Carl Bernstein
    Investigative journalism that uncovered the Watergate scandal and its aftermath.

    The full account of the Watergate scandal from the two Washington Post reporters who broke the story. This is “the work that brought down a presidency— perhaps the most influential piece of ... (Goodreads)

  2. Mao's Last Dancer

    by Li Cunxin
    A poor farmer's son's journey of hardship and triumph, rising from poverty to become an acclaimed ballet dancer.

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER The extraordinary memoir of a peasant boy raised in rural Maoist China who was plucked from his village to study ballet and went on to become one of the greatest dancers ... (Goodreads)

  3. The Old Man and the Sea

    by Ernest Hemingway
    An aging Cuban fisherman's battle with a giant marlin, a journey of courage and determination.

    The Old Man and the Sea tells the story of a battle between an aging, experienced fisherman, Santiago, and a large marlin . The story opens with Santiago having gone 84 days without catching a fish, ... (Wikipedia)

  4. The Elements of Style

    by William Strunk Jr.
    A practical guide to written English, providing guidance on grammar and style.

    This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by ... (Goodreads)

  5. Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

    by Francine Prose
    An exploration of how to appreciate and create literature with an analytical eye.

    In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and the tricks of the masters to ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Burning Room

    by Michael Connelly
    Detective Harry Bosch works to solve a cold case with a mysterious link to a dangerous killer.

    Harry Bosch and his rookie partner Lucia Soto are assigned the case of Orlando Merced, a mariachi performer who was shot in a crowded Los Angeles square and was paralyzed from the waist down. The ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Propaganda

    by Edward L. Bernays
    A seminal work on the use of propaganda in shaping public opinion and behavior, written by the father of modern public relations.

    “Bernays’ honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies.”—Noam Chomsky “The ... (Goodreads)

  8. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    A comprehensive study of the presidency of Abraham Lincoln, and the unique cabinet he assembled.

    Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from ... (Goodreads)

  9. Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series

    by Eliot Asinof
    An exploration of the 1919 World Series scandal, in which players were paid to throw the game.

    In 1919, the Chicago White Sox are considered among the greatest baseball teams ever assembled; however, the team's stingy owner, Charles Comiskey , gives little inclination to reward his players for ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Dead Key

    by D.M. Pulley
    An engineer's investigation of an abandoned bank reveals long-buried secrets.

    2014 Winner — Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award — Grand Prize and Mystery & Thriller Fiction Winner, It’s 1998, and for years the old First Bank of Cleveland has sat abandoned, perfectly preserved, its ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. A Kiss Before Dying

    by Ira Levin
    A young man's quest to uncover the truth behind the death of his lover.

    Bud Corliss is a young man with a ruthless drive to rise above his working-class origins to a life of wealth and importance. He serves in the Pacific in World War II, and upon his honorable discharge ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Mastery

    by Robert Greene
    A guide to developing the skills and abilities to reach the highest level of success.

    In this book, Robert Greene demonstrates that the ultimate form of power is mastery itself. By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Hamilton Affair

    by Elizabeth Cobbs
    A historical fiction novel that explores the love story of Alexander Hamilton and his wife, Eliza Schuyler.

    For fans of, Hamilton, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, here is the, New York Times, bestselling novel that, Cosmopolitan, called, “ A juicy answer to Ron Chernow's, Alexander Hamilton., ” Set against the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  14. The Game of Life and How to Play It

    by Florence Scovel Shinn
    A spiritual guide to manifesting abundance and success through positive thinking and affirmations.

    With her classic book, THE GAME OF LIFE AND HOW TO PLAY IT , Florence Scovel Shinn established herself as one of the most down-to-earth, practical, and helpful prosperity writers of her era. With a ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Sins of the Wolf

    by Anne Perry
    A murder mystery set in Victorian London, where Inspector Monk must solve the case of a young woman's death and confront his own past.

    Nurse Hester Latterly finds herself well-suited for the position: accompany Mrs. Mary Farraline, an elderly Scottish lady with delicate health, on a short train trip to London. Yet Hester's simple ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Greatest Salesman in the World

    by Og Mandino
    A parable of success and fulfillment through self-discipline and faith.

    The Greatest Salesman in the World is a book that serves as a guide to a philosophy of salesmanship, and success, telling the story of Hafid, a poor camel boy who achieves a life of abundance. If ... (Goodreads)

  17. Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success

    by Napoleon Hill
    A study of the psychology of success, overcoming self-defeating behavior to reach one's goals.

    Napoleon Hill wrote this book in 1938, just after publication of his all-time bestseller, Think and Grow Rich . This powerful tale has never been published, considered too controversial by his family ... (Goodreads)

  18. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings (Wiley Investment Classics)

    by Philip A. Fisher
    A collection of writings on investing, explaining the importance of researching stocks before investing.

    Philip Fisher gilt als einer der Pioniere der modernen Investmenttheorie und z�hlt zu den einflussreichsten Investoren aller Zeiten. Seine Investmentphilosophien, die er vor fast 40 vorgestellt hat, ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Alienist

    by Caleb Carr
    A gripping murder-mystery set in 19th century New York, exposing the dark underbelly of the city.

    Narrated from the first-person perspective of John Moore, a crime reporter for, The New York Times, , the novel begins on January 8, 1919, the day that Theodore Roosevelt is buried. Moore has dinner ... (Wikipedia)

  20. The Boy on the Wooden Box

    by Leon Leyson
    A Holocaust survivor's account of his childhood, living in fear and struggling for survival.

    Even in the darkest of times— especially in the darkest of times—there is room for strength and bravery. A remarkable memoir from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Dead Zone

    by Stephen King
    A man awakens from a coma with supernatural powers, and must grapple with the consequences.

    As a child in 1953, Johnny Smith falls unconscious while ice-skating, then mumbles a prophetic warning to an adult who later suffers an accident. In an unconnected incident, a young, emotionally ... (Wikipedia)

  22. Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture: A Novel of Mathematical Obsession

    by Apostolos Doxiadis
    Uncle Petros, a reclusive mathematician, becomes obsessed with proving Goldbach's Conjecture, leading him down a path of isolation and madness.

    In this critically acclaimed international bestseller, Petros Papachristos, a mathematical prodigy, has devoted much of his life trying to prove one of the greatest mathematical challenges of all ... (Goodreads)

  23. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

    by Bryan Stevenson
    A powerful true story of justice and redemption, exposing the flaws of America's criminal justice system.

    In 1989, idealistic young Harvard law graduate Bryan Stevenson travels to Alabama hoping to help fight for poor people who cannot afford proper legal representation. Teaming with Eva Ansley, he ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

    by Blaine Harden
    True story of a man who escaped from a North Korean prison camp and his journey to freedom.

    A, New York Times, bestseller, the shocking story of one of the few people born in a North Korean political prison to have escaped and survived. North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Lincoln Lawyer

    by Michael Connelly
    A defense attorney navigates the legal system and unravels a conspiracy that could destroy him.

    Moderately successful criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller operates around Los Angeles County out of a Lincoln Town Car (hence the title) driven by a former client working off his legal fees. ... (Wikipedia)

  26. A Man Without Breath

    by Philip Kerr
    A murder investigation in Nazi-occupied Ukraine leads Bernie Gunther to uncover a conspiracy involving the SS and the Red Army.

    Berlin, March, 1943. A month has passed since the stunning defeat at Stalingrad. Though Hitler insists Germany is winning the war, commanders on the ground know better. Morale is low, discipline at ... (Goodreads)

  27. The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed

    by John Vaillant
    The story of a unique golden spruce tree in Canada and the man who destroyed it, exploring the clash between nature and human greed.

    When a shattered kayak and camping gear are found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Northwest, they reignite a mystery surrounding a shocking act of protest. Five months earlier, ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Lord of the Rings: Weapons and Warfare

    by Chris Smith
    Comprehensive study of the history and combat tactics of Middle-earth.

    Lavishly illustrated with 1,000 photos, paintings, maps, sculptures and sketches, most appearing here for the first time, Weapons and Warfare is an indispensable chronicle of The Lord of the Rings' ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness

    by Kevin DeYoung
    A call to Christians to pursue holiness and live a life that reflects their faith in Christ.

    The “hole in our holiness” is that evangelicals don’t look particularly holy, and, despite the flood of gospel-centered discussions, there seems to be a greater focus on personal depravity than on ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Fifth Witness

    by Michael Connelly
    A lawyer must defend an innocent man accused of murder, uncovering a complicated web of deceit.

    Haller is called on to defend a long-standing client, Lisa Trammel, when she is suspected of murdering wealthy Mitchell Bondurant. , According to forensic evidence, the victim, who was six-foot-two, ... (Wikipedia)

  31. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

    by Alice Schroeder
    An in-depth biography of Warren Buffett, exploring his career, investments, and life.

    Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one ... (Goodreads)

  32. Red Rising

    by Pierce Brown
    An oppressed society's revolution against their oppressive overlords, led by a young man with a hidden destiny.

    It has been seven hundred years since mankind colonized other planets. The powerful ruling class of humans has installed a rigid, color-based social hierarchy where the physically superior Golds at ... (Wikipedia)

  33. A Cold Treachery

    by Charles Todd
    A murder mystery set in post-World War I England, where Inspector Rutledge must navigate through secrets and lies to uncover the truth.

    Called out by Scotland Yard into the teeth of a violent blizzard in the Lake District of England, Inspector Ian Rutledge finds himself confronted with one of the most savage murders he has ever ... (Goodreads)

  34. Moll Flanders

    by Daniel Defoe
    A woman's story of survival and redemption, confronting the harsh realities of life in 18th century England.

    Moll's mother is a convict in Newgate Prison in London who is given a reprieve by " pleading her belly ," a reference to the custom of staying the executions of pregnant criminals. Her mother is ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories

    by Agatha Christie
    A collection of short stories featuring the famous detective Hercule Poirot, solving crimes with his sharp mind and wit.

    Here you have it - all 51 Hercule Poirot short stories presented in chronological order in a single volume. There's a bonus, a story not seen for more than 70 years! 'My name is Hercule Poirot and I ... (Goodreads)

  36. Murder on Mulberry Bend

    by Victoria Thompson
    Midwife Sarah Brandt investigates the murder of a young woman in turn-of-the-century New York City.

    Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, has seen more than her share of joy and sorrow, birth and death. Now she will see for the first time how the squalor of the streets can ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

    by Christopher Clark
    A detailed account of the events leading up to World War I, exploring the complex web of alliances and political tensions that ultimately led to war.

    One of The New York Times Book Review ’s 10 Best Books of the Year Winner of the, Los Angeles Times, Book Prize (History), The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, is historian Christopher ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. The Krishna Key

    by Ashwin Sanghi
    A fast-paced thriller that follows a history professor on a quest to uncover the truth behind a 5,000-year-old secret society and its connection to Lord Krishna.

    The Krishna Key centers around Professor Ravi Mohan Saini, the protagonist and a historian who has been accused of the murder of his childhood friend Anil Varshney, a famous archaeologist who has ... (Wikipedia)

  39. C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

    by Alister E. McGrath
    A biography of the life of C.S. Lewis, exploring his eccentricities and his role as a reluctant prophet.

    ECPA 2014 Christian Book Award Winner (Non-Fiction)! Fifty years after his death, C. S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. Mississippi Blood

    by Greg Iles
    A gripping thriller that follows a man's quest for justice to reveal a deadly family secret.

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller GoodReads Choice Award semi finalist, Amazon Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2017 selection The final installment in the epic, Natchez Burning, trilogy by Greg Iles ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. Tops & Bottoms

    by Janet Stevens
    A clever hare outwits a lazy bear by making a deal to split the crops, taking the tops or bottoms depending on the season.

    Hare solves his family’s problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales, Tops & Bottoms celebrates the trickster ... (Goodreads)

  42. The Little Engine That Could

    by Watty Piper
    A small engine teaches the power of positive thinking when it faces a difficult task.

    In the tale, a long train must be pulled over a high mountain after its engine breaks down. Larger engines, treated anthropomorphically , are asked to pull the train; for various reasons they refuse. ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

    by Liaquat Ahamed
    An exploration of the economic decisions of four central bankers that changed the course of history.

    The book discusses the personal histories of the four heads of the Central Banks of the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany, and their efforts to steer the world economy from the period ... (Wikipedia)

  44. The Neighbor

    by Lisa Gardner
    A relentless pursuit of justice as a detective investigates a deadly home invasion.

    From a master of suspense comes a chilling new novel that explores the dangers lurking closer than you think. Because even in the perfect family, you never know what is going on behind closed ... (Goodreads)

  45. Find Her

    by Lisa Gardner
    A detective's mission to solve a missing person's case, uncovering a dark web of secrets and lies.

    Lisa Gardner's runaway, New York Times, bestseller–a fast-paced thrill ride featuring Detective D. D. Warren. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora Dane was kidnapped while on spring break. ... (Goodreads)

  46. Scarpetta

    by Patricia Cornwell
    Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner, investigates a series of brutal murders in Richmond, Virginia.

    Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured man on ... (Goodreads)

  47. Gone, But Not Forgotten

    by Phillip Margolin
    A serial killer resurfaces after 20 years, targeting women with a connection to a high-profile murder case. A gripping thriller with unexpected twists.

    Elizabeth "Betsy" Tannenbaum is a successful defense lawyer coming off a domestic violence case win when she is hired by reclusive and mysterious businessman Martin Darius to defend him against ... (Wikipedia)

  48. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-40

    by William Manchester
    Biography of Winston Churchill's courageous leadership during the tumultuous interwar period.

    “The best Churchill biography [for] this generation . . . Even readers who know the basic story will find much that is new.”—,Newsweek,In this powerful biography, the middle volume of William ... (Barnes & Noble)

  49. The Heavens May Fall

    by Allen Eskens
    A legal thriller that follows the story of a murder trial and the lives of those involved.

    Detective Max Rupert is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Max's friend, attorney Boady Sanden, is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. The case is ... (Goodreads)

  50. I is for Innocent

    by Sue Grafton
    Private investigator searches for the truth behind a murder, uncovering the secrets of the past.

    After being unceremoniously fired by California Fidelity Insurance, Kinsey has found herself new office space with her attorney, Lonnie Kingman. Lonnie has a case with which he wants Kinsey's help. ... (Wikipedia)

  51. DisneyWar

    by James B. Stewart
    A behind-the-scenes look at the power struggles and corporate intrigue that shaped Disney's empire.

    The dramatic inside story of the downfall of Michael Eisner—Disney Chairman and CEO—and the scandals that drove America’s best-known entertainment company to civil war. “When You Wish Upon a Star,” ... (Goodreads)

  52. Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure

    by Sarah Macdonald
    A humorous journey through India, exploring its culture and diversity.

    In her twenties, journalist Sarah Macdonald backpacked around India and came away with a lasting impression of heat, pollution and poverty. So when an airport beggar read her palm and told her she ... (Goodreads)

  53. London

    by Edward Rutherfurd
    Historical novel tracing the 2000-year history of the English capital.

    Here is Edward Rutherfurd's classic novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning 2,000 years. He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through the ever-shifting fortunes, fates, and ... (Goodreads)

  54. The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

    by Steve Sheinkin
    The story of 50 African American sailors who were unfairly accused of mutiny after a deadly explosion during WWII.

    An astonishing World War II military story of civil rights from, New York Times, bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin., A National Book Award Finalist,A YALSA Award for ... (Barnes & Noble)

  55. A German Requiem

    by Philip Kerr
    A detective investigates a series of murders in post-WWII Germany, grappling with his own guilt and the country's painful past.

    After spending the latter part of World War II in a Soviet prisoner-of-war camp , 1947 sees Bernhard Gunther now married to a wife who is trading sex with U.S. Army officers for scarce goods. Berlin ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Emigrants

    by Vilhelm Moberg
    Four Swedish emigrants leave their homeland in search of a better life in America, facing hardships and challenges along the way.

    The novel-series describes the long and strenuous journey for a party of emigrants from the province of Småland , Sweden , to the United States in 1850, coinciding with the beginning of the first ... (Wikipedia)

  57. S is for Silence

    by Sue Grafton
    A female detective investigates a missing persons case that reveals a sinister family secret.

    In 1953, Violet Sullivan vanishes after going out for a Fourth of July party in the small town of Serena Station, California. The exact reason for her disappearance is unknown, but rumors abound that ... (Wikipedia)

  58. See No Evil

    by Allison Brennan
    A serial killer is on the loose, and FBI agent Lucy Kincaid must use all her skills to stop him before he strikes again.

    A cunning killer hides in plain sight. A troubled teenage girl has been charged with the grisly murder of her stepfather. The evidence is damning: Emily was found alone at the scene with blood on her ... (Goodreads)

  59. Hard Truth

    by Nevada Barr
    A National Park ranger investigates a murder and uncovers a web of deceit and corruption.

    Just days after marrying Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon moves to Colorado to assume her new post as district ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park. When two of three children who'd gone missing ... (Goodreads)

  60. When We Were Orphans

    by Kazuo Ishiguro
    A detective investigates the mysterious disappearance of his parents, uncovering secrets of his past.

    The novel is about an Englishman named Christopher Banks. His early childhood was lived in the Shanghai International Settlement in China in the early 1900s, until his father, an opium businessman, ... (Wikipedia)

  61. The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education

    by Diane Ravitch
    Ravitch critiques the American education system's reliance on testing and privatization, arguing for a return to public education and teacher autonomy.

    A passionate plea to preserve and renew public education, The Death and Life of the Great American School System is a radical change of heart from one of America’s best-known education experts. Diane ... (Goodreads)

  62. And the Sea Will Tell

    by Vincent Bugliosi
    A true crime story about a couple who sailed to a remote island and were accused of murder. The trial that followed was full of twists and turns.

    Alone with her new husband on a tiny Pacific atoll, a young woman, combing the beach, finds an odd aluminum container washed up out of the lagoon, and beside it on the sand something glitters—a gold ... (Goodreads)

  63. And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer

    by Ann Rule
    True crime story of Thomas Capano, a successful lawyer who murdered his mistress.

    From America's most celebrated true-crime writer comes the heartbreaking real-life drama of a doomed young woman hopelessly trapped in a web of sexual intrigue, political manipulation, and emotional ... (Barnes & Noble)

  64. Hide and Seek

    by Ian Rankin
    A detective investigates a series of murders while uncovering hidden secrets of the past.

    A junkie lies dead in an Edinburgh squat. Just another dead addict, until John Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and sleaze that lurk beneath the facade of the ... (Goodreads)

  65. Cheese

    by Willem Elsschot

    Teks in Nederlands. Aantekeninge in Afrikaans. Voor de Nederlandse versie van Kaas, zie hier ... (Goodreads)

  66. Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

    by Warsan Shire
    A lyrical exploration of womanhood, identity, and the power of words.

    What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where ... (Goodreads)

  67. All the Names

    by José Saramago
    A story of investigation into an old bureaucratic mystery and the search for a missing woman.

    The main setting of the novel is the Central Registry of Births, Marriages and Deaths located in an ambiguous and unnamed city. This municipal archive holds the record cards for all of the residents ... (Wikipedia)

  68. Justice

    by Faye Kellerman
    A murder mystery that follows detective Peter Decker and his team as they investigate a brutal crime in a wealthy community.

    The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture: the seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California's rootless, affluent ... (Goodreads)

  69. Prophecy

    by S.J. Parris
    A gripping historical thriller set in Elizabethan England, where a prophecy threatens to shake the foundations of the monarchy.

    S. J. Parris returns with the next Giordano Bruno mystery, set inside Queen Elizabeth’s palace and steeped in period atmospherics and the strange workings of the occult. It is the year of the Great ... (Goodreads)

  70. The Five Red Herrings

    by Dorothy L. Sayers
    A Scottish murder mystery where the victim is an unpopular artist. Lord Peter Wimsey must solve the case amidst a group of suspicious artists.

    During a painting retreat, a killer takes a creative approach to the ancient art of murder... The majestic landscape of the Scottish coast has attracted artists and fishermen for centuries. In the ... (Goodreads)

  71. Blood Lines

    by Angela Marsons
    Detective Kim Stone investigates a series of murders linked to a long-buried secret. Fast-paced and suspenseful.

    How do you catch a killer who leaves no trace? A victim killed with a single, precise stab to the heart appears at first glance to be a robbery gone wrong. A caring, upstanding social worker lost to ... (Goodreads)

  72. Trace

    by Patricia Cornwell
    Medical examiner investigates the murder of a young woman, uncovering a web of deceit and corruption.

    Dr. Kay Scarpetta , having left Richmond, Virginia five years ago to become a freelancer, is asked to return at the request of her replacement, Chief Medical Examiner Joel Marcus. A young girl has ... (Wikipedia)

  73. Mirror Dance

    by Lois McMaster Bujold
    A genetically-engineered clone confronts his identity and struggles to overcome destiny.

    Mark, Miles Vorkosigan 's clone , masquerades as him and dupes his mercenary force, the Dendarii, into undertaking a mission to free clones held "prisoner" on Jackson's Whole, an anything-goes ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Not Dead Yet

    by Peter James
    Detective Superintendent Roy Grace investigates a series of murders in Brighton, England, while dealing with personal and professional challenges.

    For LA producer Larry Brooker, this is the movie that could bring the fortune that has so long eluded him . . . For rock superstar, Gaia, desperate to be taken seriously as an actor, this is the role ... (Goodreads)

  75. God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours

    by Regina Brett
    A collection of 50 inspiring and uplifting lessons for navigating life's challenges with grace and resilience.

    Already an internet phenomenon, these wise and insightful lessons by popular newspaper columnist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Regina Brett will make you see the possibilities in your life in a whole ... (Barnes & Noble)

  76. Justice Redeemed

    by Scott Pratt
    A small-town lawyer seeks justice for a man wrongly accused of murder, uncovering corruption and danger along the way.

    Two years ago, Darren Street made a name for himself as the man who rooted out corruption in the district attorney’s office. Now the hotheaded young lawyer is in the public eye yet again—this time, ... (Goodreads)

  77. Hunting Badger

    by Tony Hillerman
    Navajo Tribal Police investigate a casino robbery and kidnapping, uncovering a web of deceit and corruption.

    Sophisticated robbers shoot the security guards at the Ute Casino, turn off the electricity and then steal the cash bagged and ready to be picked up for deposit to the bank. Cap Stoner is killed ... (Wikipedia)

  78. Running Like a Girl

    by Alexandra Heminsley
    A memoir of a woman's journey from a non-runner to a marathon finisher, exploring the physical and mental challenges of running.

    In her twenties, Alexandra Heminsley spent more time at the bar than she did in pursuit of athletic excellence. When she decided to take up running in her thirties, she had grand hopes for a blissful ... (Goodreads)

  79. A Betrayal in Winter

    by Daniel Abraham
    A tale of political intrigue and betrayal as two brothers fight for control of their empire.

    Daniel Abraham delighted fantasy readers with his brilliant, original, and engaging first novel, A Shadow in Summer . Now he has produced an even more powerful sequel, a tragedy as darkly personal ... (Goodreads)

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