June 2020 New Items (2 of 2)

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All we left behind

All we left behind

Graham, D. R. (Novelist), author
2020

Vancouver 1941. As the war rages around the world, Hitler's fury is yet to be felt on the peaceful shores of Mayne Island. Sweethearts Hayden and Chidori are in love. But everything changes after Pearl Harbor. Now seen as the enemy, Chidori and her family are forced into an internment camp. Powerless to help them, Hayden joins the air force to bring about an end to this devastating war - the thought of Chidori is all that keeps him alive.

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Christmas break-in

Christmas break-in

2019

Izzy, a spunky nine year-old, gets left at school on the last day before Christmas break. While her parents brave a blizzard to reach her, three bumbling crooks break into the school to hide out until the heat dies down. But when they take Ray, the school janitor, hostage Izzy will have to find a way to save him and teach the crooks a lesson.

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Colors

Colors

2020

Explore the wonderful world of color with some of your favorite Disney and Pixar characters.

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Credible threat

Credible threat

Jance, Judith A., author
2020

Years after her son's fatal overdose, grieving mother Rachel Higgins learns that his addiction may have grown out of damage suffered at the hands of a pedophile priest while he was in high school. Looking for vengeance, she targets the Catholic Church's most visible local figure, Archbishop Francis Gillespie. When the archbishop begins receiving anonymous threats, local police dismiss them, saying they're not credible. So he turns to his friends, Ali Reynolds and her husband, B. Simpson. With B. out of the country on a cybersecurity emergency, it's up to Ali to track down the source of the threats. When a shooter assassinates the archbishop's driver and leaves the priest himself severely injured, Ali forms an uneasy alliance with a Phoenix homicide cop in hopes of preventing another attack. But Ali doesn't realize that the killer has become not only more unhinged but also more determined to take out his or her target.

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Daughter of the Reich : a novel

Daughter of the Reich : a novel

Fein, Louise, author
2020

As the dutiful daughter of a high-ranking Nazi officer, Hetty Heinrich is keen to play her part in the glorious new Thousand Year Reich. But she never imagines that all she believes and knows about her world will come into stark conflict when she encounters Walter, a Jewish friend from the past, who stirs dangerous feelings in her. Confused and conflicted, Hetty doesn't know whom she can trust and where she can turn to, especially when she discovers that someone has been watching her.

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The final deception

The final deception

Graham, Heather, author
2020

It was one of psychologist Kieran Finnegan's most chilling cases: her assessment of a murderer known as the Fireman. Now FBI agent Craig Frasier is called to a crime scene that matches the killer's methods, and news breaks that the Fireman has escaped prison. Amid a citywide manhunt, Kieran and Craig begin to suspect there is a new threat stalking the streets of Manhattan. Either those closest to the killer have been drawn into his evil, or someone is using another man's madness and cruelty to disguise their crimes.

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A good marriage

A good marriage

McCreight, Kimberly, author
2020

Lizzie Kitsakis is working late when she gets the call from an old friend, inmate Zach Grayson at Rikers asking for help. Zach's wife, Amanda, has been found dead and he's the primary suspect. As Lizzie is drawn into the dark heart of idyllic Park Slope, she learns that Zach and Amanda weren't what they seemed - and that their friends, a close-knit group of fellow parents at the exclusive Brooklyn Country Day school, might be protecting troubling secrets of their own.

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Heartstopper. Volume 1

Heartstopper. Volume 1

Oseman, Alice, author, artist
2020

Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player Nick Nelson in class one morning. A warm and intimate friendship follows, and that soon develops into something more for Charlie, who doesn't think he has a chance. But Nick is struggling with feelings of his own, and as the two grow closer and take on the ups and downs of high school, they come to understand the surprising and delightful ways in which love works.

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Hello, summer

Hello, summer

Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954- author
2020

Stuck as a sleepy small town newspaper reporter, Conley Hawkins grows bored with her daily grind. But trouble stirs when a beloved politician dies mysteriously, and Conley aims to find out why.

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Hideaway

Hideaway

Roberts, Nora, author
2020

At nine, Caitlyn Sullivan was already a star-yet still an innocent child who loved to play hide and seek with her cousins at the family home in Big Sur. Dillon Cooper was shocked to find the bloodied, exhausted girl huddled in his house-but when the teenager and his family heard her story they provided refuge, reuniting her with her loved ones. Cate's ordeal, though, was far from over. First came the discovery of a shocking betrayal that would send someone she'd trusted to prison. Then there were years spent away in western Ireland, peaceful and protected but with restlessness growing in her soul. Finally, she would return to Los Angeles, gathering the courage to act again and get past the trauma that had derailed her life.

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The imperfects

The imperfects

Meyerson, Amy, author
2020

A family's discovery of a priceless inheritance leads them on a pursuit for the truth that transforms their lives in unexpected ways.

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Little women

Little women

2020

Writer-director Greta Gerwig has crafted a film that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters, four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, is both timeless and timely.

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Manga drawing deluxe : empower your drawing and storytelling skills

Manga drawing deluxe : empower your drawing and storytelling skills

Yazawa, Nao, author
2020

"Manga Drawing Deluxe teaches the drawing techniques for creating authentic manga characters and stories"-- Provided by publisher.

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The Paris hours

The Paris hours

George, Alex, 1970- author
2020

Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. Told over the course of a single day in 1927, amidst the dazzling creativity of the city's most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they've lost. When the quartet's paths finally cross in an unforgettable climax, each discovers if they will find what they are looking for.

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The persuasion

The persuasion

Johansen, Iris, author
2020

Eve Duncan and ex-Navy Seal Joe Quinn are about to give Seth Caleb their trust for the most important duty of his life: keeping their daughter, Jane, safe at any cost. Because Jane's talent as an artist has brought her to the attention of a madman. Seth, Jane's longtime ally and fierce protector, is determined to keep her out of danger, but that becomes nearly impossible when Jane is forced to take matters into her own hands and confronts the man who wants her for himself ... and wants Seth Caleb dead. As the two come face-to-face with danger, one thing is made clear: it will take both of them working together to confront and defeat this evil.

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Shakespeare for squirrels : a novel

Shakespeare for squirrels : a novel

Moore, Christopher, 1957- author
2020

Shakespeare meets Dashiell Hammett in this wildly entertaining murder mystery from Christopher Moore. This book is an uproarious, hardboiled take on the Bards most performed play, 'A Midsummer Nights Dream', featuring Pocket, the hero of 'Fool' and 'The Serpent of Venice', along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff.

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Truth and justice

Truth and justice

Michaels, Fern, author
2020

When Alexis Thorn encounters a distraught young woman, Bella Nolan, alone in a restaurant, crying instead of eating, she offers comfort and soon uncovers a mission that will require the very particular skills of the Sisterhood. Alexis learns that the woman's husband was recently killed in action in Afghanistan. Before he reported for duty, they took steps to preserve their chances of having children. But when Bella visits the fertility clinic, she discovers her eggs are no longer there and the circumstances are beyond suspicious. Heartbroken at this tale of shattered hopes, Alexis recruits the Sisterhood to investigate. Soon, they uncover a con artist on an obsessive mission.

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Wonder Woman. Tempest tossed

Wonder Woman. Tempest tossed

Anderson, Laurie Halse, author
2020

Princess Diana of Themyscira's 16th birthday celebrations are cut short when refugees break through to her island home and she defies her Amazon elders by trying to bring the outsiders to safety, but a stormy sea sweeps her away to where she must learn to survive in a foreign world full of danger and injustice.

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Yorick and Bones

Yorick and Bones

Tankard, Jeremy, author, illustrator
2020

Yorick is a skeleton who was just dug up after a few hundred years of sleep. He speaks like it too. "Forsooth, my joy, I barely can contain!" Bones is the hungry dog who did the digging. Though he cannot speak, he can chomp. What will become of these two unlikely companions? Will Yorick ever find the friend he seeks? Will Bones ever find a tasty treat that does not talk back? The course of true friendship never did run smooth.

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