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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Tsugumi Ohba
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC; Original edition (2010, Nov 2nd).
By the creators of Death Note! The mystery behind manga-making revealed!Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T audiences. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Barbara Wood
Publisher: Turner (2013, Nov 12th).
Ugarit, Syria, 1450 B.C.E. Eighteen-year-old Leah, the eldest daughter of a wealthy winemaker, is past the traditional age of betrothal. Vowed to wed the wealthy but cruel shipbuilder Jotham, Leah declines his offer of marriage after discovering that he and his family suffer from “the falling sickness.” Enraged by her refusal and his ruined reputation, he blackmails Leah’s father, a punishment forgiven only by offering Leah’s hand in marriage. With no more options for another suitor and no male heir for her family, Leah must seek out the cure for Jotham’s sickness or her family will face permanent ruin. During her quest Leah begins to burn with desire for Daveed, the handsome household scribe whose culture forbids their union. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Delphine Dryden
Publisher: Berkley (2013, Nov 5th).
A SPY. AN AIRSHIP. AND A BROKEN HEART. After losing her husband to a rogue French agent, Charlotte Moncrieffe wants to make her mark in international espionage. And what could be better for recovering secret long-lost documents from the Palais Garnier than her stealth dirigible, Gossamer Wing? Her spymaster father has one condition: He won’t send her to Paris without an ironclad cover. Dexter Hardison prefers inventing to politics, but his title as Makesmith Baron and his formidable skills make him an ideal husband-imposter for Charlotte. And the unorthodox undercover arrangement would help him in his own field of discovery. But from Charlotte and Dexter’s marriage of convenience comes a distractiona passion that complicates an increasingly dangerous mission. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jane Green
Publisher: Viking Adult (2009, Jun 16th).
A sparkling new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Beach House Jane Green’s last novel, The Beach House, was an instant New York Times bestseller and captured her largest audience yet. From the sunny green lawns of Connecticut to the cafés of London to the sandy beaches of Nantucket, Green draws from her own life to craft each delicious story and the resulting tales resonate with women everywhere. Dune Road is another fun and fearless adventure that will take Green’s many fans from laughter to tears and back again. The novel is set in the beach community of a tony Connecticut town. Our heroine is a single mom who works for a famous-and famously reclusive-novelist. When she stumbles on a secret that the great man has kept hidden for years, she knows that there are plenty of women in town who would love to get their hands on it-including some who fancy the writer for themselves. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sandra D. Bricker
Publisher: Abingdon Press (2013, Sep 17th).
Grayson McDonough has no use for teal ribbons, 5k runs, or ovarian cancer support groups now that his beautiful wife Jenna is gone. But their nine-year-old daughter Sadie seems to need the connection. When Annabelle Curtis, the beautiful cancer survivor organizing the memory quilt project for the Ovacome support group, begins to bring out the silly and fun side of his precious daughter again, Gray must set aside his own grief to support the healing of Sadie’s young heart. But is there hope for Gray’s heart too along the way? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robert Crais
Publisher: Putnam Adult (2010, Jan 12th).
From the New York Times-bestselling author who sets the standard for intense, powerful crime-writing comes a blistering thriller featuring Joe Pike and Elvis Cole. The Watchman put Joe Pike, Elvis Cole's strong, taciturn partner, front and center, and not only won Robert Crais new audiences but remarkable reviews. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel said "Robert Crais elevates crime fiction" and now with The First Rule he does it again. The organized criminal gangs of the former Soviet Union are bound by what they call the thieves' code. The first rule is this: A thief must forsake his mother, father, brothers, and sisters. He must have no family-no wife, no children. We are his family. If any of the rules are broken, it is punishable by death. Frank Meyer had the American dream-until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Anna Schmidt
Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Inc.; The Peacemakers Series Book 1 edition (2013, Sep 1st).
Beth Bridgewater, a German American, finds herself in a nightmare as World War II eruptsa war in which she takes no side, for she is a Quaker pacifist. Just as she gains opportunity to escape Germany, Beth decides to stay to help the helpless. Meanwhile, Josef Buch, a passionately patriot German, is becoming involved in his own secret ways of resisting the Nazis. . . . Despite their differences, Beth and Josef join together in nonviolent resistanceand in love. Does their love stand a chance. . .if they even survive at all? The Peacemakers Series: Book 2: Simple Faith - Available March 2014 moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Peter Catalanotto
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (2013, Jan 29th).
Meet best pals Monkey & Robot. This snappy collection of stories includes their first four adventures!Monkey and Robot are friends—the best kind. They simply belong together, and it never matters that silly Monkey is furry, or that kind Robot can rust. What matters is their sharing: movies and popcorn, games of hide-and-seek, a fish tank for…a hippopotamus? Joining the ranks of such noteworthy pairs as Bert and Ernie, Frog and Toad, and Henry and Mudge, Monkey and Robot celebrate their friendship in this chapter book of four charming tales that are ideal for young readers. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Chris Giarrusso
Publisher: Image Comics (2012, Dec 18th).
G-Man and Great Man have been missing for months, and the whole city is wondering what happened to them. But when the G-Brothers return to a world of giant robots and demon hunters, they barely have a chance to catch their breath before the real danger begins! The Suntrooper Space Force is called into action, the Thunderfriends assemble, and the Color Guardians unite as G-Man and Great Man face their biggest threat yet! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: David Barnett
Publisher: Tor Books; 1 edition (2013, Sep 10th).
Nineteenth century London is the center of a vast British Empire. Airships ply the skies and Queen Victoria presides over three-quarters of the known world—including the East Coast of America, following the failed revolution of 1775. London might as well be a world away from Sandsend, a tiny village on the Yorkshire coast. Gideon Smith dreams of the adventure promised him by the lurid tales of Captain Lucian Trigger, the Hero of the Empire, told in Gideon’s favorite “penny dreadful.” When Gideon’s father is lost at sea in highly mysterious circumstances Gideon is convinced that supernatural forces are at work. Deciding only Captain Lucian Trigger himself can aid him, Gideon sets off for London. On the way he rescues the mysterious mechanical girl Maria from a tumbledown house of shadows and iniquities. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability