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Fly Girls : How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien

High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her […]

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Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen

If only Darcy and I had eloped! What I thought would be a simple wedding has been transformed into a grand affair, thanks to the attendance of the queen, who has offered up the princesses as bridesmaids. Silly me! I […]

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First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power by Kate Andersen Brower

“An intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world–the vice presidents of the modern era–from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence. Vice presidents occupy a unique and […]

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Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

“Twelve years ago Finn’s girlfriend Layla, disappeared. He told the police the truth about that night–just not the whole truth. Now Finn has moved on, but, his past won’t stay buried. A small Russian doll left near his house is […]

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50 Ways to be a Mainer by Captain Billy C.

Fun Maine facts and trivia, presented alongside illustrations of Maine scenes to color.

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The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian

“A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened”– Provided by publisher.

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The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon

Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is more consequentially affected by the unexpected appearance of a friend of his wife’s, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful that […]

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Books expected in 2018

Click this link: 2018 1st quarter new books  

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Sons and Soldiers by Bruce Henderson

Drawing on original interviews and extensive archival research, this book vividly recreates the stories of six of the Ritchie Boys – their escapes from Nazi Germany, their recruitment into the U.S. Army, their feats and sacrifices during the war, and […]

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The Necklace by Claire McMillan

Nell Quincy is summoned to her family’s elegantly shabby manor after the death of her great aunt. During a chilly meeting over cocktails, the family reads the will that makes Nell the executor of the estate and leaves her one […]

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