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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition (2013, Mar 26th).
Jeffrey Archer's mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues...1945, London. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to America to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found abandoned in her father's office on the night he was killed. When the general election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat in the House of Commons and is horrified to discover who the Conservatives select to stand against him. But it is Sebastian Clifton, Harry and Emma's son, who ultimately influences his uncle's fate. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Paulo Coelho
Format: Deckle Edge]
Publisher: Knopf (2013, Apr 2nd).
The latest novel from the #1 internationally best-selling author of The Alchemist.There is nothing wrong with anxiety. Although we cannot control God’s time, it is part of the human condition to want to receive the thing we are waiting for as quickly as possible. Or to drive away whatever is causing our fear. . . . Anxiety was born in the very same moment as mankind. And since we will never be able to master it, we will have to learn to live with it—just as we have learned to live with storms. * * * July 14, 1099. Jerusalem awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the city’s gates. There, inside the ancient city’s walls, men and women of every age and every faith have gathered to hear the wise words of a mysterious man known only as the Copt. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sean McMeekin
Publisher: Basic Books; First Edition edition (2013, Apr 9th).
When a Serbian-backed assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, the world seemed unmoved. Even Ferdinand’s own uncle, Franz Josef I, was notably ambivalent about the death of the Hapsburg heir, saying simply, It is God’s will.” Certainly, there was nothing to suggest that the episode would lead to conflictmuch less a world war of such massive and horrific proportions that it would fundamentally reshape the course of human events.As acclaimed historian Sean McMeekin reveals in July 1914, World War I might have been avoided entirely had it not been for a small group of statesmen who, in the month after the assassination, plotted to use Ferdinand’s murder as the trigger for a long-awaited showdown in Europe. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lincoln Peirce
Publisher: HarperCollins (2013, Feb 5th).
The fifth Big Nate novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce!Big Nate is a New York Times bestseller! Here comes the latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce, all about king of detention and cartooning genius Nate Wright!Everyone knows N-A-T-E does not equal N-E-A-T!And when Nate's sloppiness gets out of hand, his best friend, Francis, is in serious trouble.Can Nate clean up his act, or will he flip out first?"Big Nate is funny, big time."—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy KidIncludes a sneak peek of the next Big Nate novel, Big Nate: In the Zone! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jane Gardam
Publisher: Europa Editions (2013, Apr 2nd).
Third book in the Old Filth trilogy (Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, Last Friends). The marriage of Edward Feathers and Betty as seen through the eyes of Edwards friend and Betty's lover Terry Veneering. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Anthony DeCurtis
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (2013, Feb 19th).
In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical artists of our time, from Bob Dylan and Paul Simon to Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys. Orphaned and impoverished in his teens, Davis overcame early hardships, earning a full scholarship to New York University and then one to Harvard Law School. As general counsel at Columbia Records, Davis quickly distinguished himself and capitalized on a lucky break to catapult to the presidency of the company. More surprisingly, he was to learn he had “ears,” a rare ability to spot talent and create hit records. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Matt Kepnes
Publisher: Perigee Trade (2013, Feb 5th).
For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular travel blog that traveling isn't expensive and that it's affordable to all. He proves that as long as you think out of the box and travel like locals, your trip doesn't have to break your bank, nor do you need to give up luxury. How to Travel the World on $50 a Day reveals Nomadic Matt's tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel based on his experience traveling the world without giving up the sushi meals and comfortable beds he enjoys. Offering a blend of advice ranging from travel hacking to smart banking, you'll learn how to: Make your money work for you and never pay overseas bank fees again. Use travel credit cards to gain hundreds of thousands of free frequent flier and hotel points. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jeaniene Frost
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Avon (2013, Mar 26th).
Dating the Prince of Darkness has its challenges . . . Leila's psychic abilities have been failing her, and now she isn't sure what the future holds. If that weren't enough, her lover Vlad has been acting distant. Though Leila is a mere mortal, she's also a modern woman who refuses to accept the cold shoulder treatment forever--especially from the darkly handsome vampire who still won't admit that he loves her . . . Like choosing between eternal love and a loveless eternity . . . Soon circumstances send Leila back to the carnival circuit, where tragedy strikes. And when she finds herself in the crosshairs of a killer who may be closer than she realizes, Leila must decide who to trust-- the fiery vampire who arouses her passions like no other or the tortured knight who longs to be more than a friend? With danger stalking her every step of the way, all it takes is one wrong move to damn her for eternity . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: John Hessler
Publisher: D Giles Ltd (2013, Feb 16th).
The first scholarly publication and English translation of the Schöner Sammelband, a collection of maps and notes made by the 16th century astronomer and mathematician Johannes Schöner. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (2013, Mar 26th).
"Delightful . . . Those who like smiles with their crimes will be satisfied" by the latest in the popular Miss Julia series (Publishers Weekly) As we know from her many trips to the New York Times bestseller list, Miss Julia simply can't abide sitting idle. And with young Lloyd moving out and husband Sam off to the Holy Land, everybody's favorite steel magnolia is feeling restless. Maybe it's time for that long-delayed home makeover. But before Miss Julia can even pick a color swatch, Hazel Marie's new husband, private eye J.D. Pickens, goes missing—and police in West Virginia have detained an injured man fitting his description. Meanwhile, a religious cult is out to convert the locals—and Miss Julia must pick up the pace to free J. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability