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Texas by the Tail
Texas by the Tail
by Jim Thompson
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To everyone he's every played dice with, Mitch Corley seems like the luckiest guy around. But in truth, Corley's fast hands are the only gift fate's ever given him. He's never held down a steady job, and when it comes to women, his luck might just be the... (read more)

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Love, Honor, and Betray (Reverend Curtis Black Novel)
Love, Honor, and Betray (Reverend Curtis Black Novel)
by Kimberla Lawson Roby
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The infamous Reverend Curtis Black's sordid past is no secret, as his wife, Charlotte, is well aware. But when Curtis' long-time mistress and mother of his illegitimate two-year-old, dies, he and Charlotte have no choice but to raise Curtina together... (read more)

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Loving Donovan
Loving Donovan
by Bernice L Mcfadden
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"Loving Donovan firmly establishes McFadden among the ranks of those few writers of whom you constantly beg for more." --Black Issues Book Review With a new introduction by Terry McMillan. The first section of McFaddens unconventional love story belongs... (read more)

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The Tin Horse
The Tin Horse
by Janice Steinberg
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In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience. It... (read more)

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A Simple Faith: A Lancaster Crossroads Novel
A Simple Faith: A Lancaster Crossroads Novel
by Rosalind Lauer
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The Republic of Wine
The Republic of Wine
by Yan Mo
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In Change, Mo Yan, the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Literature, personalizes the political and social changes in his country over the past few decades in this novella disguised as autobiography—or vice-versa. Unlike most historical narratives from China,... (read more)

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The Grifters
The Grifters
by Jim Thompson
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To his friends, to his coworkers, and even to his mistress Moira, Roy Dillon is an honest hardworking salesman. He lives in a cheap hotel just within his pay bracket. He goes to work every day. He has hundreds of friends and associates who could attest... (read more)

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Take One for the Team
Take One for the Team
by Thomas Slater
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The compelling sequel to No More Time-Outs finds Wisdom Jones accepting the terms of a deadly proposition from his old enemy: a life for a life. Wisdom Jones’s mother needs a kidney and the only donor is one of his old enemies, Highnoon, who offers... (read more)

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Who Asked You?
Who Asked You?
by Terry Mcmillan
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From the # I New York Times bestselling author…“Remember Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back? Well, you wont likely forget Terry McMillans Who Asked You? either” (Raleigh News and Observer). When... (read more)

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The Last Rendezvous
The Last Rendezvous
by Anne Plantagenet
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“Women are not supposed to write; yet I write.” -Marceline Desbordes-Valmore In 1817, at the late age of thirty-three,Marceline Desbordes, the actress and Romantic poet-the only woman counted by Paul Verlaine among his poètes... (read more)

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Tribulations of the Shortcut Man
Tribulations of the Shortcut Man
by P G Sturges
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From a writer described as “a worthy successor to Raymond Chandler” (Michael Connelly), the follow-up to Shortcut Man, featuring Dick Henry in a rousing tale of sin and salvation in the City of Angels. Dick Henry is the Shortcut Man... (read more)

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Jacob the Liar (13 Edition)
Jacob the Liar (13 Edition)
by Jurek Becker
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Back in print, here is the classic work from one of the giants of German postwar literature and the basis for the major motion picture Jakob the Liar, starring Robin Williams. In the ghetto, possession of a radio is punishable by death.... (read more)

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Hittin' It Out the Park
Hittin' It Out the Park
by Karen E. Quinones Miller
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Secrets abound in this scintillating, drama-fuelled novel about a love triangle between a multi-millionaire baseball star, his wife, and the groupie who’s trying to ruin their marriage—if a long-held secret doesn’t destroy it first... (read more)

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Black Lotus
Black Lotus
by K'wan
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Selected for the Library Services for Youth in Custody 2015 In The Margins List One of Library Journal's Best African American Fiction Books of 2014 "[A] heart-thumping thriller...K'wan does a masterful job of keeping readers on their toes right up to... (read more)

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Keys of Heaven: A Healing Grace Novel (Healing Grace)
Keys of Heaven: A Healing Grace Novel (Healing Grace)
by Adina Senft
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Sarah Yoder is learning to help the people in her Amish community as a Dokterfraa, creating teas and tinctures from the herbs she grows. But her latest patient seems to have a problem that can't be resolved with Sarah's remedies-a woman who, in Sarah's... (read more)

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The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride
The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride
by Carl Weber
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Carl Weber takes readers back to church in his latest drama-filled novel, the much-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller, The Choir Director. It's been three years since Aaron Mackie succeeded in helping his friend and mentor, Bishop T.K... (read more)

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A Christmas Carol and Other Holiday Treasures (Word Cloud Classics)
A Christmas Carol and Other Holiday Treasures (Word Cloud Classics)
by Charles Dickens
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Most famous in the realm of holiday literature for his 1843 publication, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was in fact a prolific writer in the yuletide genre and a great contributor to many now-prevalent traditions of the holiday itself. In 1944, A... (read more)

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The Last Time I Died
The Last Time I Died
by Joe Nelms
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"Christian Franco, the creative and charismatic protagonist of Nelms's debut novel, is like an indefatigable class clown, darkly funny and constantly stirring the pot. But underneath the arch exterior, he's a mess: self-destructive at the law firm where... (read more)

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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
by William Burroughs
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Published for the first time more than 60 years after it was written, "And The Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks" is a remarkable piece of American literary history that brings to life a shocking murder at the dawn of the Beat Generation.... (read more)

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Sins of Our Fathers
Sins of Our Fathers
by Shawn Lawrence Otto
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From the screenwriter of the Oscar-nominated House of Sand and Fog, a fierce, elegant, page-turning novel about race, money, and the American Dream. JW is a small-town banker. His specialty: teaching other bankers in towns near Indian reservations how to... (read more)

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