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House of Silence
Oak Park, Illinois, 1875. Isabelle Larkin delights her mother by becoming engaged to Gregory Gallagher, who is charismatic and ambitious. But when Isabelle witnesses her fiancé commit a horrific crime, no one believes her. Fearing for her life, Isabelle can think of only one escape: she feigns a mental breakdown and is brought to Bellevue sanitarium. There she finds a friend in fellow patient Mary Todd Lincoln, committed after her husband's assassination. With her new friend as an ally, Isabelle must decide how far she will go to expose the truth. An evocative and compelling debut.
The Ice Beneath Her
In her solo debut, Swedish author Grebe probes the aftermath of a brutal crime in stylish fashion. Winter's chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies dead in a posh suburban home--a crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance to an unsolved killing ten years earlier. But this time there's a suspect--charismatic CEO Jesper Orre, who owns the home. The catch? He's nowhere to be found. A cunning and twisty thriller.
In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown
For decades, children and their parents have cuddled together to read Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny by children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). Known not only for her creativity but also for her stunning beauty, she threw wild parties, attended rabbit hunts, lived extravagantly off of her royalties, and had troubled love affairs until she died unexpectedly at the age of 42. In 1990, Amy Gary discovered Brown’s manuscripts, songs, letters, and diaries in the attic of Margaret's sister’s barn. Gary's biography captures her passionate spirit and the talent that breathed new life into the book world.
Despite her Summa Cum Laude smarts, Kate Pearson has turned into a major slacker. After being dumped by her boyfriend, she abandons her grad school plans and instead spends her days lolling on the couch. With her sister, Angela, pushing her, Kate applies for (and lands) a job in the admissions department at the prestigious Hudson Day School. With so many Park Avenue parents refusing to take no for an answer, Kate finds herself looking for a way to turn rejection on its head, using any means necessary--including the truly unexpected. A smart and funny debut.
Why Won't You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts
Psychologist Harriet Lerner (The Dance of Anger, 1985) sheds new light on two of the most important words in the English language—I’m sorry—and offers a unique perspective on the challenges of restoring trust and healing broken relationships. Dr. Lerner addresses the needs of those hurt by people who won’t apologize, tell the truth, or feel remorse, and addresses what is required for healing when the hurt that we’ve suffered (or inflicted) is far from simple. “Harriet Lerner is one of my great heroes …this book is a game changer,” writes Brené Brown (Rising Strong, 2015).
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