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Into The Water

Author: Paula Hawkins


About the book: With the same propulsive writing and acute understanding of human instincts that captivated millions of readers around the world in her explosive debut thriller, The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins delivers an urgent, twisting, deeply satisfying read that hinges on the deceptiveness of emotion and memory, as well as the devastating ways that the past can reach a long arm into the present.

No Middle Name

Author: Lee Child

About the book: Jack Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex-military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child’s shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume.

Lord of Shadows

Author: Cassandra Clare

About the book: Lord of Shadows is a Shadowhunters’ novel. Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she’d be at peace. She is anything but calm. Torn between her desire for her parabatai Julian and her desire to protect him from the brutal consequences of parabatai relationships, she has begun dating his brother, Mark. But Mark has spent the past five years trapped in Faerie; can he ever truly be a Shadowhunter again? Caught between the demands of faerie and the laws of the Clave, Emma, Julian and Mark must find a way to come together to defend everything they hold dear—before it’s too late.

Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America

Author: Amy Goodman with David Goodman and  Denis Moynihan

About the book: In 1996 Amy Goodman began hosting a show called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues and movements that are too often ignored by the corporate media. Today it is the largest public media collaboration in the US. This important book looks back over the past twenty years of Democracy Now! and the powerful movements and charismatic leaders who are reshaping our world. Goodman takes us along as she goes to where the silence is, bringing out voices from the streets of Ferguson to Staten Island, Wall Street, and South Carolina to East Timor—and other places where people are rising up to demand justice.

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry 

Author: Neil Degrasse Tyson

About the book: While you wait for your morning coffee to brew, for the bus, the train, or a plane to arrive, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry will reveal just what you need to be fluent and ready for the next cosmic headlines: from the Big Bang to black holes, from quarks to quantum mechanics, and from the search for planets to the search for life in the universe.