A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh must step out of her comfort zone when she is sent into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years — a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past.
A baseball star at a small college near Lake Michigan launches a routine throw that goes disastrously off course and inadvertently changes the lives of five people, including the college president, a gay teammate and the president's daughter.
New threats emerge to endanger the future of the Seven Kingdoms as Daenerys Targaryen, ruling in the East, fights off a multitude of enemies. Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, faces his foes both in the Watch and beyond the great Wall of ice and stone.
A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multimillionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well and a single-minded widow.
When a bizarre phenomenon causes the cataclysmic disappearances of numerous people all over the world, Kevin Garvey, the new mayor of a once-comfortable suburban community, struggles to help his neighbors heal while enduring the fanatical religious conversions of his wife and son.
Sent to Lisbon and Morocco, where a British studio is creating a silent film version of The Pirates of Penzance, Mary Russell investigates a series of crimes targeting the production and confronts a high-stakes situation when actual pirates orchestrate a hostage situation.
The Brooklyn childhoods of three brothers are marked by their parents' volatile passions and their own destructive antics. Justin Torres tells the story of a chaotic family that explores the ways in which a youth's coming-of-age profoundly shapes his world view.
Forging a deep friendship with a Wampanoag chieftain's son on the Great Harbor settlement where her minister father is working to convert the tribe, Bethia follows her friend through his Ivy League education and his efforts to bridge cultures among the colonial elite.
Lev Grossman's sequel to his 2009 fantasy novel The Magicians catches up with the spell-casting prodigies we met in that adventure, now ruling as kings and queens in the mystical land of Fillory. In his "hauntingly fantastic follow-up," the author dares to ask: What if all your dreams came true and you still needed your antidepressants? What if magic alone is not enough?
While recovering in the hospital, Lisbeth Salander enlists the aid of journalist Mikael Blomkvist to prove her innocent of three murders and identify the corrupt politicians who have allowed her to suffer. Translated by Reg Keeland.
Selected for a jury that must choose an appropriate memorial for Sept. 11 victims, Claire Harwell, who lost her husband during the attacks, struggles to navigate a media firestorm when the winning designer is revealed as an enigmatic Muslim-American who refuses to represent any beliefs but his own.
Chief Detective Carl Morck, recovering from what he thought was a career-destroying gunshot wound, is relegated to cold cases and becomes immersed in the five-year disappearance of a politician. Translated by Lisa Hartford.
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