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Fiction

 deadly-inheritance Deadly Inheritance:a Novel of Suspence, Clair Poulson

Andi Buckner and her twin brother, Bolden, have had enough of the rough streets of Detroit. When they can no longer bear the drugs and abuse within their home, the twins make their escape: Bolden to the military, and Andy to wherever the wind takes her. Andi eventually finding herself in Spring Hollow, Montana, taken in by a kind old man, Louis “Gramps” Granger, a retired cop. Andi soon finds a peace she has never known as she roots herself in the small town, working at the café and living in a cabin on Gramp’s property. Her peace is short-lived, however, when an enemy from Gramp’s past murders the old man. Andi’s need to see justice served draws her into an investigation far beyond her own abilities, and after being reunited with her brother as well as with his friend, private investigator Mason Crowther, the trio delve into a mystery that goes far deeper than any of them imagined. With the truth almost within reach, they find themselves directly in the path of a killer who will stop at nothing to finish what they’ve started. — Adapted from back cover.

 

 content.chilifresh Witchy EyeD.J. Butler

“Sarah Calhoun is the 15 year old daughter of the elector Andrew Calhoun, one of the electors who gets to decide who will ascend as the emperor of the New World. None of that matters to Sarah. She has a natural talent for hexing and one bad eye, and all she wants is to be left alone. But then a Yankee wizard-priest tries to kidnap her. Sarah fights back with the aid of a monk named Thalanes, who is one of the not-quite-human Firstborns. It is he that reveals to Sarah her secret heritage. On a desperate quest to claim that heritage, she is hunted by the emperor’s bodyguards as well as darker things. If she cannot claim her heritage, it may mean the end to her, her family and the world where she was just beginning to find her place”– Provided by publisher.
 content.chilifresh No Middle Name: the Complete Collected Jack Reacher short storiesLee Child

Too much time — Second son — High heat — Deep down — Small wars — James Penney’s new identity — Everyone talks — Not a drill — Maybe they have a tradition — Guy walks into a bar — No room at the motel — The picture of the lonely diner.
Abstract:
“A collection of pulse-pounding Jack Reacher stories–one never-before-seen novella, plus eleven others collected for the first time in print–each with original introductions from the twelve-time #1 New York Times bestselling author”– Provided by publisher.

Junior Fiction

content.chilifresh How to Stage a Catastrophe, Rebecca Connelly

Seventh-grader Sidney Camazzola plans to be the director of the Juicebox Theater one day, but for now, he has a great idea–extortion–for keeping the theater open.
content.chilifresh Escape from Lion’s Head, Devon Hughes

“A fox-bat named Kozmo joins the Unnaturals as they embark on a dangerous journey to the Greenplains while their human allies try to uncover the truth about why the mutant animals were created”– Provided by publisher.
content.chilifresh Blooming at the Texas Sunrise MotelKimberly Willis Holt

After the sudden death of her parents, Stevie, thirteen, is sent to live at a rundown motel, where she charms everyone except her estranged grandfather.

Junior Non-Fiction

content.chilifresh Real FriendsShannon Hale

Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends–and why it’s worth the journey. When her best friend Adrienne starts hanging out with the most popular girl in class, Shannon questions with whether she and Adrienne will stay friends, and if she is part of the clique.

downloadcontent.chilifresh The Quilts of Gee’s BendSusan Goldman Rubin

Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.
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