Category Archives: New Adult Books

The Bride of Ivy Green

By Julie Klassen

In 1821, several villagers of Ivy Hill have found new love and purpose, while questions and dreams remain.  When a secretive new dressmaker arrives, the ladies suspect she isn’t who she claims to be.  While residents of Ivy Hill anticipate one wedding, an unexpected bride may surprise them all.

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Of Blood and Bone

By Nora Roberts

They look like and everyday family living an ordinary life.  But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed…

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Once Upon A River

By Diane Setterfield

Villagers puzzle over the identity of a child pulled from the icy river:  Is she a kidnap victim finally returned home?  The daughter of a local couple’s estranged son?  Or associated with the mysterious Quietly, whose appearance in the village always signals change?

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Eggs on Ice

By Laura Childs

In this latest entry in the New York Times best-selling author’s Cackleverry Club mysteries, set during Christmas and again starring cafe owners Suzanne, Toni, and Petra, bristly lawyer Allen sharpe makes the perfect Scrooge in the kindred Players production of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.  But why should the Ghost of Christmas Past stab him to death during the first rehersal.

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A Well Behaved Woman

By Theres Anne Fowler

Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America’s great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts.  In A Well-Behaved Woman, Theres Anne Fowler paints a glittering world of enormous wealth contrasted against deserate poverty, of social ambition and social scorn, of friendship and betrayal, and an unforgettable story of a remarkable woman.  Meet Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont, living proof that history is made by those who know the rules–and how to break them.

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Becoming

By Michelle O’bama

From the former First Lady , a memoir starting with her childhood on Chicago’s south side and leading to her life at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where she raised her children gracefully while representing the United States to the world.

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The Noel Stranger

By Richard Paul Evans

Evans adds another installment to his large Christmas collection with this sweet second tale in the Noel Collection series.

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The End Of The End Of The Earth

By Jonathan Franzen

In The End Of The End Of The Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes–both human and literary–that have long preoccupied him.

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