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Camino winds : a novel / John Grisham.

Grisham, John, author. | Large Print

Welcome back to Camino Island, where anything can happen—even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime . . .

Hideaway / Nora Roberts.

Roberts, Nora, author. | Large Print

A family ranch in Big Sur country and a legacy of Hollywood royalty set the stage for Nora Roberts’ emotional new suspense novel, Hideaway.

In the weeds : around the world and behind the scenes with Anthony Bourdain / Tom Vitale.

Vitale, Tom, author. | Large Print

**Nominated for the 2022 BookTube Prize in Nonfiction** Anthony Bourdain's long time director and producer takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the insanity of filming television in some of the most volatile places in the world and what it was like to work with a legend.

The guest list : a novel / Lucy Foley.

Foley, Lucy (Novelist), author. | Large Print

The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body

When no one is watching : a thriller / Alyssa Cole.

Cole, Alyssa, author. | Large Print

The gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning…

The law of innocence / Michael Connelly.

Connelly, Michael, 1956- author. | Large Print

Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is charged with murder and can't make the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge.

Me and Patsy kickin' up dust : my friendship with Patsy Cline / Loretta Lynn, with Patsy Lynn Russell ; foreword by Dolly Parton.

Lynn, Loretta., author. | Large Print

Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust shares the never-before-told complete story of the remarkable relationship between country music icons Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.

French braid : a novel / Anne Tyler.

Tyler, Anne, author. | Large Print

From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author--a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family's foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild in our pandemic present.

Agent Sonya : Moscow's most daring wartime spy / Ben Macintyre.

Macintyre, Ben, 1963- author. | Large Print

With unparalleled access to Sonya’s diaries and correspondence and never-before-seen information on her clandestine activities, Ben Macintyre has written a history of a legendary secret agent, a woman who influenced the course of the Cold War and helped plunge the world into a decades-long standoff between nuclear superpowers.

The ride of her life : the true story of a woman, her horse, and their last-chance journey across America / Elizabeth Letts.

Letts, Elizabeth, author. | Large Print

The incredible true story of a woman who rode her horse across America in the 1950s, fulfilling her dying wish to see the Pacific Ocean, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse and The Eighty-Dollar Champion .

Better off dead : a novel / Lee Child and Andrew Child.

Child, Lee, author. | Large Print

Reacher never backs down from a problem. And he's about to find a big one, on a deserted Arizona road, where a Jeep has crashed into the only tree for miles around. Under the merciless desert sun, nothing is as it seems.

Wish you were here : a novel / Jodi Picoult.

Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author. | Large Print

A deeply moving novel about the resilience of the human spirit in a moment of crisis.

The diamond eye : a novel / Kate Quinn.

Quinn, Kate, author. | Large Print

The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history's deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.

The last story of Mina Lee : a novel / Nancy Jooyoun Kim.

Kim, Nancy Jooyoun, author. | Large Print

Margot Lee's mother isn't returning her calls. It's a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown and finds her mother dead under suspicious circumstances. The discovery sends Margot digging through the past, unraveling the facts of Mina's life as a Korean War orphan and undocumented immigrant, only to realize how little she truly knew about her mother.

The heart principle : a novel / Helen Hoang.

Hoang, Helen, author. | Large Print

A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her—in this new New York Times bestselling romance by Helen Hoang.

Apples never fall / Liane Moriarty.

Moriarty, Liane, author. | Large Print

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Liane Moriarty comes a novel that looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest

The butler : a novel / Danielle Steel.

Steel, Danielle, author. | Large Print

Two different worlds and two very different lives collide in Paris in this captivating novel by Danielle Steel.

The Lincoln highway : a novel / Amor Towles.

Towles, Amor, author. | Large Print

The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America

Atlas of the heart : mapping meaningful connection and the language of human experience / Brené Brown PhD, MSW.

Brown, Brené, author. | Large Print

In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new choices and second chances—a universe where we can share and steward the stories of our bravest and most heartbreaking moments with one another in a way that builds connection.

Malibu rising : a novel / Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Reid, Taylor Jenkins, author. | Large Print

Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.

Will / Will Smith, with Mark Manson.

Smith, Will, 1968- author. | Large Print

A product of a profound journey of self-knowledge, and a reckoning with all that your will can get you and all that it can leave behind, in this memoir, one of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time opens up fully about his life.

The stranger in the lifeboat : a novel / Mitch Albom.

Albom, Mitch, 1958- author. | Large Print

A fast-paced, compelling novel that makes you ponder your deepest beliefs, The Stranger in the Lifeboat suggests that answers to our prayers may be found where we least expect them.

Flying angels : a novel / Danielle Steel.

Steel, Danielle, author. | Large Print

World War II brings together six remarkable young flight nurses, who face the challenges of war and its many heartbreaks and victories as unsung heroes, in this inspiring novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel.

The betrayal of Anne Frank : a cold case investigation / Rosemary Sullivan.

Sullivan, Rosemary, 1947- author. | Large Print

Less a mystery unsolved than a secret well kept... Using new technology, recently discovered documents and sophisticated investigative techniques, an international team—led by an obsessed retired FBI agent—has finally solved the mystery that has haunted generations since World War II: Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? And why?

Fuzz : when nature breaks the law / Mary Roach.

Roach, Mary, author. | Large Print

What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. The answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline at the crossroads of human behavior and wildlife biology.

The good left undone : a novel / Adriana Trigiani.

Trigiani, Adriana, author. | Large Print

From Adriana Trigiani, "a master of visual and palpable detail" (The Washington Post), comes a lush, immersive novel about three generations of Tuscan artisans with one remarkable secret. Epic in scope and resplendent with the glorious themes of identity and belonging, The Good Left Undone unfolds in breathtaking turns.

The Joy and Light Bus Company / Alexander McCall Smith.

McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. | Large Print

In this latest installment in the beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Mma Ramotswe is tempted to put the brakes on a business venture before it even gets rolling.

The long weekend : a novel / Gilly Macmillan.

Macmillan, Gilly, author. | Large Print

Three couples. Two bodies. One secret. Dark Fell Barn is a “perfectly isolated” retreat, or so says its website when Jayne books a reservation for her friends. A quiet place, far removed from the rest of the world, is exactly what they need.

Violeta : a novel / Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Frances Riddle.

Allende, Isabel, author. | Large Print

This sweeping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea tells the epic story of Violeta del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.

This time tomorrow : a novel / Emma Straub.

Straub, Emma, author. | Large Print

What if you could take a vacation to your past? With her celebrated humor, insight, and heart, beloved New York Times bestseller Emma Straub offers her own twist on traditional time travel tropes, and a different kind of love story.

Run, Rose, run : a novel / Dolly Parton and James Patterson.

Parton, Dolly, author. | Large Print

From America’s most beloved superstar and its greatest storyteller—a thriller about a young singer/songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to survive.

The power of regret : how looking backward moves us forward / Daniel H. Pink.

Pink, Daniel H., author. | Large Print

From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of When and Drive, a new book about the transforming power of our most misunderstood yet potentially most valuable emotion: regret

The Paris apartment : a novel / Lucy Foley.

Foley, Lucy (Novelist), author. | Large Print

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List comes a new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide…

One Italian summer : a novel / Rebecca Serle.

Serle, Rebecca, author. | Large Print

When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom, but her best friend and first phone call. She had all the answers and now, when Katy needs her the most, she is gone. To make matters worse, their planned mother-daughter trip of a lifetime looms: two weeks in Positano, the magical town Carol spent the summer right before she met Katy’s father. Katy has been waiting years for Carol to take her, and now she is faced with embarking on the adventure alone.

Managing expectations : a memoir in essays / Minnie Driver.

Driver, Minnie, author. | Large Print

A charming, poignant, and mesmerizing memoir in essays from beloved actor and natural-born storyteller Minnie Driver, chronicling the way life works out even when it doesn't.

The maid : a novel / Nita Prose.

Prose, Nita, author. | Large Print

A Clue-like, locked-room mystery and a heartwarming journey of the spirit, The Maid explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different—and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.