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Week of July 21, 2014

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Week of July 21, 2014

Releases for the week of July 21st include APPROACHING THE SPEED OF LIGHT, a deeply moving tale from Victoria Lustbader about the things we cannot leave behind --- and how, sometimes, we have to go through the black hole to come out the other side; ROSE KENNEDY: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, in which presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty; and THE TROOP by Nick Cutter, an edge-of-your-seat thriller that takes you deep into the heart of darkness, where fear feeds on sanity…and terror hungers for more.

Approaching the Speed of Light by Victoria Lustbader - Fiction

July 22, 2014

Jody is a likable young man getting by in New York City at the turn of the millennium. On the surface, he seems to have it together. But a secret history has left him scarred and broken inside, lacking faith in the future or himself. Jody’s buried secrets hold him back until his trajectory crosses the path of three very different women, who, in their own ways, hold out the tantalizing possibility of healing, connection…or self-destruction.

Japantown by Barry Lancet - Thriller

July 22, 2014

In Barry Lancet’s debut thriller, readers are introduced to Jim Brodie, an American antique dealer-turned-reluctant-private eye who must use his knowledge of Japanese culture to unravel a major murder in San Francisco --- even as he and his daughter, Jenny, become targets for the same mysterious killer.

Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch by Barbara A. Perry - Biography

July 21, 2014

Rose Kennedy was the daughter of a state senator and the mayor of Boston, wife of an ambassador, and mother of nine children, including one U.S. president and two U.S. senators. She led a life of wealth, celebrity, privilege and power, yet suffered great personal tragedy. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at one of America's most influential mothers of the 20th century.

Take Me With You by Catherine Ryan Hyde - Fiction

July 22, 2014

August Shroeder, a burned-out teacher, has been sober since his 19-year-old son died. Every year he’s spent the summer on the road, but making it to Yellowstone this year means everything. The plan had been to travel there with his son, but now August is making the trip with Philip’s ashes instead. An unexpected twist of fate lands August with two extra passengers for his journey, two half-orphans with nowhere else to go.

The Troop: A Novel of Terror by Nick Cutter - Horror/Thriller

July 22, 2014

Once every year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip. An unexpected intruder stumbles upon their campsite like a wild animal. He is shockingly thin, disturbingly pale, and voraciously hungry --- a man in unspeakable torment who exposes Tim and the boys to something far more frightening than any ghost story. Within his body is a bioengineered nightmare, a horror that spreads faster than fear.