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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBIMore Staff Picks +
In the 1920s, the Osage Indian nation struck oil and quickly became the richest people per capita in the world. When members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances, detectives began to piece together the details of a sinister conspiracy. When the detectives themselves were murdered, J. Edgar Hoover sent in a team of undercover agents. This book is shocking, tragic, exciting, and very well done.
In 27 DaysMore Staff Picks +
Hadley Jamison is shocked when she hears that her classmate, Archer Morales, has committed suicide. She didn’t know the quiet, reserved guy very well, but that doesn’t stop her from feeling there was something she could have done to help him. Hoping to find some sense of closure, Hadley attends Archer’s funeral. There, Hadley is approached by a man who calls himself Death and offers her a deal. If Hadley accepts, she will be sent back 27 days in time to prevent Archer from killing himself. But when Hadley agrees to Death’s terms and goes back to right the past, she quickly learns her mission is harder than she ever could have known. Hadley soon discovers Archer’s reasons for being alone, and Archer realizes that having someone to confide in isn’t as bad as he’d always thought. But when a series of dangerous accidents starts pushing them apart, Hadley must decide whether she is ready to risk everything—including her life—to keep Archer safe.
A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster HuntingMore Staff Picks +
It's not every day you learn MONSTERS ARE REAL. But every day isn't Halloween. When first-time babysitter Kelly loses Baby Jacob to the monsters who live under his bed, she discovers a secret society of babysitters who help her kick Toadie butt. Together, they have to rescue Jacob before his parents get home -- or the Boogeyman will bring his nightmares to life. All in a night's work!
Magpie MurdersMore Staff Picks +
Double your pleasure double your fun!! You get two for your money! A book within a book that provides lots to puzzle as you read both stories. Editor Susan Ryeland is given the newest manuscript of Alan Conway's Detective Atticus Pudd. She discovers to her horror that the last two chapters are gone! Also the author has died. Suicide it would appear! The two plots begin to intertwine. Find those final chapters and the solution to both will be accomplished ! Marvelous classic mystery within a contemporary mystery like Russian Matrioshka dolls!!!
The Midnight LineMore Staff Picks +
Lee Child’s latest is another engaging Jack Reacher novel that does not disappoint. Our hero spots a small West Point class ring in a hock shop, in a town that was only supposed to be a short stop on the bus ride from his own recent past to anywhere. He sees what many would miss, a story. A reason. He doggedly follows his instincts and his own rules to return the ring to its owner. With just a hint more melancholy than usual, and maybe even a pinch more audacity, Child drives this story home, and as always, this reader learns a few things on the journey.
The Skin Above My KneeMore Staff Picks +
Marcia Butler has written a wonderful memoir of her life as a professional oboist in New York City. Superbly written, Butler weaves her relationship with her parents, her sister, and her love interests throughout the book. The reader finds out the details, sometimes excruciating, of what is involved in being a free-lance professional musician and the extra talent and care it takes to play a complicated instrument such as the oboe. I highly recommend this book.
Dark MoneyMore Staff Picks +
Author Nancy Mayer maps out a secretive network of huge funds sent to alter the American governmental landscape in this gripping book. Get ready to discover the mysterious 'Kochtopus,' a network of wealthy libertarians headed by the infamous Koch brothers and see how dangerous their machinations are to the future of democracy.
NighthawkMore Staff Picks +
When the most advanced aircraft the U.S. has ever designed vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into a deadly contest to locate the fallen space plane. Other countries are in a race to get to this radical new space technology, but the United States worries about a darker problem. They know what others don’t—that the X-37 is carrying a dangerous secret, a payload of exotic matter, extracted from the upper reaches of the atmosphere and stored at a temperature near absolute zero. As long as it remains frozen, the cargo is inert, but if it thaws, it will unleash a catastrophe of nearly unthinkable proportions. From the Galapagos Islands to the jungles of South America to an icy mountain lake the entire NUMA team will risk everything in an effort to avert disaster. Be ready for surprise twists and turns along the way in this entertaining Clive Cussler adventure.
NemesisMore Staff Picks +
It's been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood. But hours later, she wakes up in a clearing just outside her tiny Idaho hometown—alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the horrifying crime erased. But the planet has a bigger problem. The Anvil, an enormous asteroid threatening all life on Earth, leaves little room for a troubled teen. Yet, on her sixteenth birthday, as she cowers in her bedroom, hoping not to die for the fifth time, Min has had enough. She vows to discover what is happening in Fire Lake and uncovers a lifetime of lies: a vast conspiracy involving the sixty-four students of her sophomore class, one that may be even more sinister than the murders.
The Complete Peanuts Family Album: The Ultimate Guide to Charles M. Schulz’s Classic CharactersMore Staff Picks +
The Complete Peanuts Family Album is the first detailed exploration of the entire Peanuts universe, from its most iconic personalities to its most obscure characters, as well as classic paraphernalia and events. With more than 700 charming and historic images, The Complete Peanuts Family Album will remind readers of all ages why happiness is a warm puppy.