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List created by Melinda C. (isew68) on Sep 29, 2018
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Melinda C. (isew68)
Little Women by Louisa My Alcott
Little Women is the story of the four March sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy — in a family that has been loved by readers young and old for generations. Whether their putting on plays, forming the Pickwick Club or entertaining Laurie, the lonely boy next door, the sisters and...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) by Patricia Cornwell
A sadistic serial killer, the weapon a deadly virus Dublin, Ireland and Richmond, Virginia: separated by thousands of miles - linked by murder. For Dr Kay Scarpetta a lecture stint in Ireland provides the perfect opportunity to find out if the murders on both sides of the Atlantic are indeed...  more


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Seven Up (Stephanie Plum, Bk 7) by Janet Evanovich
Semi-retired mob guy, Eddie DeChooch, is caught trafficking contraband cigarettes through Trenton, New Jersey. When DeChooch fails to show for a court appearance, bond enforcement agent Stephanie Plum is assigned the task of finding DeChooch and dragging his decrepit ass back to jail. Not such...  more


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The 13 crimes of science fiction by Unknown Author
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Melinda C. (isew68)
The Case of the Sulky Girl (Perry Mason, Bk 2) by Erle Stanley Gardner
Is there evil in the heir? Frances Celane has good reason to pout.  Thanks to a provision in her late father's will administered by her uncle, she's caught in the middle of a family feud between matrimony and money.  If she chooses marriage, she loses a million.  But...  more


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Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World by James Frenkel (Editor)
A collection of nineteen great SF stories over a fifty-year period, all with the same general theme: the end of the world.  Contents: The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke Killing the Morrow by Robert Reed You Can Get Them Wholesale by Neil...  more


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Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
For Kivrin, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant...  more


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Murder Games by James Patterson & Howard Roughan
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The life Dr. Dylan Reinhart saves may be his own Dr. Dylan Reinhart wrote the book on criminal behavior. Literally--he's a renowned, bestselling Ivy League expert on the subject. When a copy of his book turns up at a gruesome murder scene--along with a threatening...  more


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The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Bk 4) by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worse. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between...  more


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The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Bk 5) by Rick Riordan
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging...  more


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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies? Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their...  more


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Death Masks (Dresden Files, Bk 5) by Jim Butcher
Harry Dresden is not having a good day. A vampire named Ortega is hunting the beleaguered wizard, intending to challenge him to a duel that, Ortega claims, will end the war between the vampires and the wizards. Harry has almost no hope of winning the duel, but soon he is preoccupied by another...  more


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The House With a Clock In Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt, Bk 1) by John Bellairs & Ed...
Orphaned Lewis Barnavelt comes to live with his Uncle Jonathan and quickly learns that both his uncle and his next-door neighbor are witches on a quest to discover the terrifying clock ticking within the walls of Jonathan's house. Can the three of them save the world from certain...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray & Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel throughout thirteenthcentury England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his dog, Nick. But when Nick is stolen and his father disappears, Adam suddenly finds himself alone. He searches the same roads he traveled with his father, meeting various people...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie
Yearning for a little adventure in life, Anne Beddingfeld gets far more than she bargained for: while at the tube station, she sees a man fall to the tracks and die. A man dressed in brown, claiming to be a doctor, pronounces him dead and hurries away, dropping a scrap of paper with the peculiar...  more


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Vector by Robin Cook
New York City cab driver Yuri Davydov is a disgruntled Russian emigre poised to lash out at the adoptive nation he believes has denied him the American Dream. A former technician in the Soviet biological weapons system, Biopreparat, Yuri possesses the knowledge to wreck havoc in his new home....  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Perennial Classics) by Thornton Wilder
"On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below." With this celebrated sentence, Thornton Wilder begins The Bridge of San Luis Rey, one of the towering achievements in American fiction and a novel read throughout...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Penultimate Truth by Philip K. Dick
World War III is raging - or so the millions of people crammed in their undertground tanks believe. For fifteen years, subteranean humanity has been fed on daily broadcasts of the never-ending nuclear destruction, sustained by a belief in the all-powerful Protector. But on Earth's surface, a...  more


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A Study in Scarlet (Modern Library Classics) by Arthur Conan Doyle
In 1887, a young Arthur Conan Doyle published A Study in Scarlet, thus creating an international icon in the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In this, the first Holmes mystery, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the puzzling line “You have been in Afghanistan,...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre by H.P. Lo...
This is the collection that true fans of horror fiction have been waiting for: sixteen of H.P. Lovecraft's most horrifying visions, including Lovecraft's masterpiece, THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME--the shocking revelation of the mysterious forces that hold all mankind in their fearsome...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Red Scream (Molly Cates, Bk 1) by Mary Willis Walker
Texas-based crime reporter Molly Cates has just published her first book, describing the blood-curdling exploits of serial killer Louie Bronk. Now on death row, Louie's sentence is about to be carried out. Molly will be there as a witness, and she wants to write about it -- the final coda to...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Point of Origin (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 9) by Patricia Cornwell
A farmhouse destroyed by fire. A body amongst the ruins. Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum, Bk 8) by Janet Evanovich
Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn's estranged husband, Steven, a shady owner of a seedy bar, is not at all happy. During the divorce proceedings, he and Evelyn signed a...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Casino Royale: A James Bond Novel by Ian Fleming
In the first of Ian Fleming's tales of 007, Bond finds himself on a mission to neutralize lethal, high-rolling Russian operative called "le Chiffre."


Melinda C. (isew68)
Black Notice (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 10) by Patricia Cornwell
The case begins when a cargo ship arriving at Richmond, Virginia's Deep Water Terminal from Belgium is discovered to be transporting a locked, sealed container holding the decomposed remains of a stowaway. The post mortem performed by the Chief Medical Examiner, Kay Scarpetta, initially...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Dune (Dune Chronicles, Bk 1) by Frank Herbert
Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family--and would bring...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Case of the Lucky Legs: A Perry Mason Mystery #3 (Perry Mason Mysteries) by Erle ...
Criminal lawyer and bestselling mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote nearly 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. Now, the American Bar Association is bringing back his most famous and enduring novels?featuring criminal defense lawyer and sleuth Perry Mason?in striking...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
Stolen from the forehead of a Hindu idol, the dazzling gem known as "The Moonstone" resurfaces at a birthday party in an English country home—with an enigmatic trio of watchful Brahmins hot on its trail. Laced with superstitions, suspicion, humor, and romance, this 1868 mystery...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
When the Wind Blows (When the Wind Blows, Bk 1) by James Patterson
Frannie O'Neill is a talented Colorado veterinarian haunted by her husband's murder. But the course of her life is about to change again. After another bizarre killing, Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. And late one night Frannie stumbles...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, Bk 1) by Rick Riordan
Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
Holes by Louis Sachar
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse.  A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats.  Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character...  more


Melinda C. (isew68)
I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane
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