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Wooden - Seth Davis
Call Number: Davis
ISBN: 0805092803
Publication Date: 2014
A provocative assessment of legendary UCLA coach John Wooden by the best-selling author of When March Went Mad draws on hundreds of interviews from all periods of his career to offer insight into his driving ambition, divided relationships and hard-won lessons.

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The Harm in Asking - Sara Barron
Call Number: Barron
ISBN: 0307720705
Publication Date: 2014
Welcome to the perverse and hilarious mind of Sara Barron. In The Harm in Asking, she boldly addresses the bizarre indignities of everyday life: from invisible pets to mobster roommates, from a hatred of mayonnaise to an unrequited love of k.d. lang, from the ruinous side effect of broccoli to the sheer delight of a male catalogue model. In a voice that is incisive and entirely her own, Barron proves herself the master of the awkward, and she achieves something wonderful and rare: a book that makes you laugh out loud.

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Andrew's Brain - E. L. Doctorow
Call Number: Doctorow
ISBN: 1400068819
Publication Date: 2014
A psychological tale recounts the experiences of Andrew, who confesses to an unknown recipient the memory- and truth-challenging events, loves, and tragedies that have led him to a mysterious act.

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Watching You - Michael Robotham
Call Number: Robotham
ISBN: 031625200X
Publication Date: 2014
Marnie Logan often feels like she's being watched: a warm breath on the back of her neck, or a shadow in the corner of her eye that vanishes when she turns her head. Now her life is frozen. Her husband Daniel is missing. She can't access his bank accounts or his life insurance. Depressed and increasingly desperate, she seeks the help of clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin. O'Loughlin discovers Daniel's Big Red Book--a collage of pictures, interviews, and anecdotes. The book, which Daniel intended as a surprise birthday gift, now leads to a shocking discovery. Any person who has ever crossed Marnie has paid an exacting price. And O'Loughlin may be next in line

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Before We Met - Lucie Whitehouse
Call Number: Whitehouse
ISBN: 1620402750
Publication Date: 2014
When her husband disappears during a business trip to the U.S., Hannah, who believes she has married the perfect man, begins to have doubts when his co-workers tell a different story, prompting her to dig into his life, which unexpectedly leads her to a place of violence and fear.

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Apple Tree Yard - Louise Doughty
Call Number: Doughty
ISBN: 0374105677
Publication Date: 2014
Gripping literary thriller about a woman who makes one rash choice and ends up on trial for murder

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The Daughters of Mars - Tom Keneally
Call Number: Keneally
ISBN: 1476734615
Publication Date: 2013
"From the beloved author of Schindler's List, a magnificent, epic novel of two sisters, both nurses during World War I, that has been hailed as perhaps "the best novel of Keneally's career" (The Spectator)"-- ‡c Provided by publisher.

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Someday, Someday, Maybe - Lauren Graham
Call Number: Graham
ISBN: 0345532740
Publication Date: 2013
The hilarious story of a struggling young actress trying to get ahead--and keep it together--in New York City.

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Wondrous Beauty - Carol Berkin
Call Number: Berkin
ISBN: 0307592782
Publication Date: 2014
The remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the United States, France, and England.

 

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