Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Summer Reading-Week 6 Wednesday





Dragonfish
Dragonfish
By Tran, Vu
2015-08 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393077803 Check Our Catalog


Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, "Junior," and assisted by …More


Blood Kiss
Blood Kiss
By Ward, J. R.
2015-12 - Signet Book
9780451475329 Check Our Catalog

The legacy of the Black Dagger Brotherhoodcontinues in a spin-off series from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author

Paradise, blooded daughter of the king's First Advisor, is ready to break free from the restrictive life of an aristocratic female. Her strategy? Join the Black Dagger Brotherhood's training center program and learn to fight for herself, think for herself...be
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Night
Night
By Wiesel, Elie
Translator Wiesel, Marion
Preface by Wiesel, Elie
2006-01 - Hill & Wang
9780374399979 Check Our Catalog


An Oprah's Book Club selection

Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the
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Mislaid
Mislaid
By Zink, Nell
2015-05 - Ecco Press
9780062364777 Check Our Catalog

Awards:
National Book Awards (2015)


In 1960s Virginia, college freshman and ingenue Peggy falls for professor and poet Lee, and what begins as an ill-advised affair results in an unplanned pregnancy and marriage. Mismatched from the start she's a lesbian; he's gay Peggy eventually finds herself in crisis and runs away with their daughter, leaving their son behind.
Estranged from the rest of the family, Peggy and her daughter …More