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His Excellency George Washington by Joseph J Ellis ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
From the French and Indian War to Mount Vernon, from the American Revolution to the presidency, Ellis delivers what will stand the test of time as the definitive biography of the greatest American icon.
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan's outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves.
The Saturday big tent wedding party by Alexander McCall Smith ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
While both Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi are puzzled by prophetic dreams, life goes on at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Precious finds herself investigating a case of rural jealousy, while Grace inches closer to her wedding.
In the company of others by Jan Karon ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
This novel takes Father Tim Kavanaugh and his wife Cynthia to Ireland for a long-planned foray into Kavanaugh history. But while they are basking in the beauty of their surroundings, trouble comes to paradise when Cynthia surprises a burglar.
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius by Dave Eggers ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
A compelling voice for Generation X, Eggers here recounts his early 20s, caring for his younger brother after their parents' unexpected deaths and his endeavors in a variety of media.
Her mother's hope by Francine Rivers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Strong-willed Marta leaves Switzerland early in the 20th century and settles in California. Though Marta loves her eldest daughter Hildie, they often clash as they attempt to find their places in the world.
A drop of the hard stuff by Lawrence Block ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
New York private detective and recovering alcoholic Matthew Scudder is already struggling with his sobriety when his friend and fellow AA member Jack Ellery is found murdered. Now the only thing keeping Scudder from the bottle is his obsession with finding the culprit.
Dead in the family by Charlaine Harris ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Finally settled with Viking vampire Eric, Sookie finds normalcy just as chaos surrounds her. Sookie's former lover Bill, her boss Sam, and even Eric are struggling with family problems. Then things get really interesting when the werewolves tell Sookie that an ominous presence is lurking.
Her daughter's dream by Francine Rivers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Just as Carolyn had formed a stronger bond with her Oma Marta than with her mother, so Carolyn's daughter is drawn to her grandma more than to a mom who's caught up in the 1960s counterculture.
The weekend by Bernhard Schlink ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Schlink offers the tale of old friends who come together for a remarkable reunion. One of the group is a convicted murderer and terrorist, fresh out of prison and joined by his devoted sister. But another guest has remained true to the cause that might spell trouble for them all.
Pearl of China by Anchee Min ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Arriving in late 19th-century China with her missionary parents, Pearl Buck is soon fascinated by her new home and strikes up a friendship with a young Chinese girl named Willow. The two become inseparable even as civil war, failed relationships, and world conflicts threaten all they hold dear.
Whiter than snow by Sandra Dallas ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
As nine children walk home from school, a spring avalanche thunders down from Jubilee Mountain--burying everything in its path. This compelling novel of survival, redemption, and faith skillfully reveals the backstory of each family affected by this tragedy.
Running scared by Lisa Jackson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Fifteen years ago in Boston, Kate Summers made a bargain: she became the mother of a perfect newborn boy and promised she would never tell anyone about the adoption. She has built a good life for herself and her son in Oregon, until a stranger shows up and befriends them, someone with his own past to hide. Someone is searching for Kate and her son, and is willing to go to any lengths to claim him.
Undead and unfinished by MaryJanice Davidson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Vampire Queen Betsy Taylor is reading the Book of the Dead, and when Lucifer offers to enlighten her about its meaning, she has to decide whether it is worth the price -- taking her half-sister on a visit to hell.
House rules a novel by Jodi Picoult ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Teenager Jacob Hunt has Asperger's syndrome. A forensic science wizard, he follows his scanner to show up at crime scenes and give law enforcement officials his advice. But when his tutor is found dead, he becomes a suspect. Suddenly, his Asperger's traits--not looking people in the eye, tics and twitches--look more like guilt in the view of police.
Diary of a wimpy kid dog days by Jeff Kinney ( Recording )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother's other ideas.
The glass rainbow by James Lee Burke ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Returning to his Louisiana hometown to investigate a murder, detective Dave Robicheaux finds his skills pushed to their limits when his best friend is accused and his daughter becomes involved in shady business dealings.
Waking the witch by Kelley Armstrong ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
The orphaned daughter of a notorious dark witch and a sorcerer--Savannah Levine is a motorcycle-riding, spellcasting beauty at age 21. When her adoptive parents go on vacation, Savannah longs to prove her worth. Recruited by a paranormal detective, she heads for a small town in Washington where two women have been murdered. After a third body surfaces, Savannah begins to wonder if she's ready for the supernatural world around her.
Faithful Place a novel by Tana French ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Detective Frank Mackey finds himself straight back in the dark tangle of relationships he left behind twenty-two years ago when the suitcase belonging to his first love, Rosie Daly, shows up behind a fireplace in a derelict house on Faithful Place. The hotly anticipated third novel of the Dublin murder squad.
The last gunfighter. Killing ground by William W Johnstone ( Recording )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Legendary gunslinger Frank Morgan is content as marshal of his Nevada hometown. Trouble rides in, however, when Dex Brighton shows up with an authentic-looking claim to the local silver mine. Suspicious of this stranger, Frank sends for some legal eagles. But after they're gunned down, Frank realizes the looming standoff must be settled by the law of hot lead.
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