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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Marie Brennan
Publisher: Tor Books (2014, Mar 4th).
The thrilling adventure of Lady Trent continues in Marie Brennan's The Tropic of Serpents . . . Attentive readers of Lady Trent’s earlier memoir, A Natural History of Dragons, are already familiar with how a bookish and determined young woman named Isabella first set out on the historic course that would one day lead her to becoming the world’s premier dragon naturalist. Now, in this remarkably candid second volume, Lady Trent looks back at the next stage of her illustrious (and occasionally scandalous) career.Three years after her fateful journeys through the forbidding mountains of Vystrana, Mrs. Camherst defies family and convention to embark on an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga, home of such exotic draconian species as the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, most elusive of all, the legendary swamp-wyrms of the tropics. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Laurie Alice Eakes
Publisher: Revell (2014, Apr 1st).
In this collection of brand-new historical novellas from four outstanding storytellers, four young women find their lives altered after each receives a letter that sets her on a new path toward a changed life--and perhaps lifelong love. From a Hudson River steamboat to a lush drawing room, from a carousel carver's workshop to a remote and controversial hospital, readers will love being swept into the lives of four young women who are making their way in the world and finding love where they least expect it. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Weddings Under a Western Sky: The Hand-Me-Down Bride\\The Bride Wore Britches\\Something Borrowed, Something TrueAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Elizabeth Lane
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Harlequin (2012, May 22nd).
Three brides for three cowboysSomething Borrowed, Something True by Lisa PlumleyWhen Everett Bannon's ranch hands order him a mail-order bride, he plans to send her on the first train back home. Until he sees his beautiful bride-to-be and his wits go walkin'! But Nellie Trent isn't in Morrow Creek for veils and vowsshe's an undercover journalist with an expos� to write!The Hand-Me-Down Bride by Elizabeth LaneArabella Spencer's trip west was supposed to end in marriage to her longtime sweetheartnot with the discovery that he'd made someone else his wife! Can rancher Stewart McIntyre convince Arabella that Montana can still be her dream come true, with a new groom for this hand-me-down bride?The Bride Wore Britches by Kate WelshJust for one night rancher Rhiannon Oliver longs to feel like a lady, so she ditches her britches for a ball gown! Cowboy Dylan Varga hardly recognizes the girl he used to teasebut then a tragedy throws them together in a way neither could have imagined . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jennifer Gilmore
Publisher: Scribner (2010, Mar 30th).
When Jennifer Gilmore’s first novel, Golden Country, was published, The New York Times Book Review called it "an ingeniously plotted family yarn" and praised her as an author who "enlivens the myth of the American Dream." Gilmore’s particular gift for distilling history into a hugely satisfying, multigenerational family story is taken to new levels in her second novel. In Washington, D.C., life inside the Goldstein home is as tumultuous as the shifting landscape of the times. It is 1979, and Benjamin is heading off to college and sixteen-year-old Vanessa is in the throes of a rocky adolescence. Sharon, a caterer for the Washington elite, ventures into a cultlike organization. And Dennis, whose government job often takes him to Moscow, tries to live up to his father’s legacy as a union organizer and community leader. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Kathleen Fuller
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (2010, Mar 16th).
Anna must find the courage to tell Lukas the truth. Will he find the courage to forgive her? Anna was once betrayed by someone she loved deeply. In an attempt to never be hurt again, she and her mother relocated to Middlefield, Ohio. It was the ideal place for Anna’s broken heart to mend. In Middlefield, Anna withdrew from risk, placing all her attention on managing the new gift shop she and her mom bought. When Lukas introuces himself, Anna can’t resist her attraction to him. Though she finds herself falling in love, she’s hiding a piece of her past in fear that their future will be destroyed if she tells him the truth. But love can’t be built on lies and the past comes rushing back to Anna in an irreversible way. Now Lukas must decide how he will react to Anna’s betrayal. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lee Child
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Jove; Jove Premium Edition edition (2007, May 29th).
Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who's come looking for him. But hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI's trail back to New York, Reacher's compelled to find out who was looking for him and why. He never expected the reasons to be so personal--and twisted. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Susan Dennard
Publisher: HarperTeen (2012, Jul 24th).
Sixteen-year-old Eleanor Fitt’s brother is missing. And when she discovers that the Dead are rising in Philadelphia and wreaking havoc throughout the city, she knows that her brother is involved.So Eleanor enlists the help of the Spirit-Hunters. This motley crew, hired to protect the city from supernatural forces, is after the necromancer who has been reanimating corpses. Their skills can save her brother. But as Eleanor spends time with the Spirit-Hunters, and their handsome inventor, Daniel, the situation becomes dire. Now not only is her reputation at risk, but her very life may hang in the balance.In Something Strange and Deadly, the first book in a trilogy, Susan Dennard weaves together vividly imagined scenes of action, adventure, and gorgeous Victorian fashion to create an entertaining steampunk tapestry of humor, horror, and romance. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Susan Mallery
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged; Unabridged edition (2014, Feb 25th).
New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery returns to Blackberry Island with the poignant tale of two sisters on the verge of claiming their dreams.Small-town nurse Nina Wentworth has made a career out of being a caretaker. More “Mom” than their mother ever was, she sacrificed medical school—and her first love—so her sister could break free. Which is why she isn’t exactly thrilled to see Averil back on Blackberry Island, especially when Nina’s life has suddenly become…complicated.Nina unexpectedly finds herself juggling two men—her high school sweetheart and a younger maverick pilot who also wants to claim her heart. But as fun as all this romance is, Nina has real life to deal with. Averil doesn’t seem to want the great guy she’s married to, and doesn’t seem to be making headway writing her first book; their mom is living life just as recklessly as she always has; and Nina’s starting to realize that the control she once had is slipping out of her fingers. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Megan McDonald
Publisher: Candlewick (2014, Feb 11th).
Abracadabra! Kalamazoo! Rocky and Judy astound and amaze in the Greatest Backyard Magic Show on Earth!Rocky is perfecting the tricks for his magic show when Judy Moody offers to be his assistant. Rocky agrees, but it turns out that Judy — or Stella the Spectacular as she calls herself — is the most UN-spectacular assistant ever. When she gets ketchup all over the magic rabbit, the Amazing Mr. Magic has had enough! Is Rocky’s magic good enough to mend his and Judy’s friendship? From Megan McDonald comes a Judy Moody story just right for newly independent readers. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robert Kirkman
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (2014, Mar 4th).
The fourth book and epic finale to Robert Kirkman's New York Times bestselling series: The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor – Part Two!The Walking Dead original novel series, set in the universe of Robert Kirkman's iconic comic book, comes to a shattering conclusion with The Fall of the Governor – Part Two. From co-authors Kirkman, creator of the Eisner Award-winning comic as well as executive producer of AMC's blockbuster TV series, and Jay Bonansinga, Stoker Award-finalist and internationally acclaimed author, comes this stunning finale to their ambitious chronicle of human survival amid the plague of undead, which began with The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor.In Rise of the Governor, uber-villain Philip Blake journeyed from his humble beginnings directly into the dark heart of the zombie apocalypse, and became the self-proclaimed leader of a small town called Woodbury. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability