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Third Place Book Club - A Short History of Women

Spanning four generations and the entire twentieth century, this novel weaves a moving tapestry of mothers and daughters, from the women's suffrage movement to post-9/11 Manhattan. As the women seek to fulfill their aspirations, they make difficult choices and confront the limits imposed on them by society. 

Join Jane in the den for a lively discussion. 

Event date: 
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
ISBN: 9781416594994
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 15th, 2010

A profoundly moving portrait of the complicated legacies of mothers and daughters, "A Short History of Women "chronicles five generations of women from the close of the nineteenth century through the early years of the twenty-first.

LFP - The Promise by Robert Crais

Event date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ISBN: 9780399161490
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 10th, 2015

Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are joined by "Suspect" heroes LAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie, in the new heart-stopping thriller from #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Robert Crais.
Loyalty, commitment, and the fight for justice have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they "keep" it. Even if it could get them killed.

LFP - The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris

Event date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ISBN: 9780758281180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - November 24th, 2015

An absorbing, addictive read. --Beatriz Williams
Will grab your heart on page one and won t let go until the end.I absolutely love this book, and so will you. --Sara Gruen, #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Water for Elephants
From bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes an ambitious and heartrending story of immigrants, deception, and second chances.

LFP - Seattle Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Police Payoff System in Seattle by Christopher T. Bayley

Event date: 
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ISBN: 9781632170293
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 20th, 2015

This is the story of one of the youngest county prosecutors in the country whose mission was to finally end the system of vice and corruption that had infiltrated Seattle's police department, municipal departments, and even the mayor's office. In the late 1960s, Christopher T.

LFP - War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict by David Shields

Event date: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
By David Shields, Dave Hickey (Afterword by), Dave Hickey (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781576877593
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Published: powerHouse Books - November 10th, 2015

* (in which the author explains why he no longer reads"The New York Times")

LFP - Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz

Event date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ISBN: 9780399174483
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Berkley Books - December 8th, 2015

No one does romantic suspense better than Jayne Ann Krentz. Now, the"New York Times"bestselling author of"Trust No One"and"River Road"delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless.
Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves."