Gossiping and sharing their personal secrets on e-mail in spite of their company's online monitoring practices, Beth and Jennifer unwittingly amuse Internet security officer Lincoln, who unexpectedly falls for Beth.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014. 7:30 PM.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.
“Working as a private investigator after losing his leg in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike takes the case of a legendary supermodel’s suspicious suicide and finds himself in a world of multi-millionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, desperate designers and hedonist pursuits (From the Publisher).”
“After her youngest son, and last one to marry, brings home his wife, Rachel, feels her role of family matriarch slipping away and must deal with the loss that comes with it, while maintaining the relationships she holds dear (From the Publisher).”
A collection of novellas examining the lives of suburbanites seeking solace and gratification in food, sex, work, and love.
“Losing her beloved husband in a tragic accident only to be informed that she must leave her comfortable Upper West Side home, Emily learns disturbing truths about her late husband’s true character and embarks on a journey for answers in the company of a scruffy little dog (From the Publisher).”
“A follow-up to the best-selling Firefly Lane returns readers to the world of Tully, Kate, and Tully’s mother, who explore their understandings about love, family, loss and redemption while turning to each other in the hopes of salvaging their lives (From the Publisher).”
“In New Orleans in the 1830s, Benjamin January, a Creole musician and a free Black man, struggles to clear his name when he becomes a suspect in the murder of an octoroon woman (From the Publisher).”
“Along the wealthy North Shore of New York’s Long Island, the once-affluent Wall Street attorney John Sutter meets Mafia kingpin Frank Bellarosa and finds himself drawn into a seductive world of money and violence (From the Publisher).”
“Struggling to maintain the Homicide group during the holiday season in the wake of interdepartmental estrangements, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache quietly investigates the disappearance of a once-famous mad poet while seeking a safe haven for his loyal colleagues in an increasingly hostile town (From the Publisher).”
“Describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women’s rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize (From the Publisher).”
“Throwing herself into earning her Ph.D after an acrimonious divorce, Elizabeth, the second of four mixed-race sisters named after Windsor royals by their ambitious mother, is drawn into the romantic dramas of her sister, a television reality show bachelorette (From the Publisher).”
After walking in on her fiancée cheating on her with her boss, Hallie Elliot escapes to Lake Como in Italy where she becomes involved with a mysterious estate caretaker with a dark and secretive past.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013. 1:30 PM.
A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself.
A moving and thought-provoking story about how the best parts of life are often the most complicated.
Interweaves the events of Tom Wingo's summer in New York and his relationship to Susan Lowenstein, his sister Savannah's beautiful psychiatrist and the complex history of the South Carolinian Wingo family, from World War II, through Vietnam.
“When her high-achieving 15-year-old daughter Amelia supposedly commits suicide after she is caught cheating, litigation lawyer and single mother Kate Baron, leveled by grief, must reconstruct the pieces of Amelia’s life to find the truth and vindicate the memory of the daughter whose life she could not save (From the Publisher).”
“Sharing a seemingly tranquil relationship with his brilliant bohemian wife only to find himself on trial for her murder, liberal arts college professor Samuel Madison struggles with a hostile town and media as well as his daughter’s distrust while reevaluating his marriage and falling in love with his dead wife all over again (From the Publisher).”
“Traces the story of the Dark-Hunter leader’s powerful twin, who risks his life to prove his loyalty only to fall in love with a reluctant Atlantean goddess who resolves to pay back a debt at any cost (From the Publisher).”
“As the cardinals of the Church gather in Rome for the election of a new pope, Bishop John Blackwood Ryan, reporter Dennis Mulloy, and CNN correspondent and Mulloy’s ex-wife Patricia investigate a Vatican banking scandal and an assassin out to destroy the next pope (From the Publisher).”