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The Book of Fires

by Jane Borodale
ISBN:9780670021062

It is 1752, and seventeen-year-old Agnes Trussel is pregnant with an unwanted child. Facing certain misery at home, she flees rural Sussex for London. Overwhelmed by the crowded, grim streets, Agnes finds herself at the home of Mr. J. Blacklock, a brooding fireworks maker who hires her as an apprentice. As she learns to make joins his quest to make the most spectacular fireworks the world has ever seen. Meanwhile, the clock is ticking on Agnes's secret-but her mysterious mentor is hatching plans of his own.

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The Weight of Heaven

by Thirty Umrigar
ISBN:9780061719998

Having lost their beloved only child to a sudden illness, Frank and Ellie Benton hope to rebuild their lives by accepting a job offer in India but find their new home compromised by Frank's efforts to heal his grief through a friendship with a young boy.

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Among Thieves

by David Hosp
ISBN:9780446580151

$aMembers of Boston's criminal underground are turning up dead. When Scott Finn learns that one of his clients, Devon Malley, was part of a $300 million artwork heist, he's quickly drawn into the crossfire, and into the renewed hunt for the missing artwork--a hunt that may cost Finn and his colleagues their lives.

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Happy: A Memoir

by Alex Lemon
ISBN:9781416550235

Recounts the author's struggles with three debilitating strokes that hit during his early college years, his battles with depression and substance abuse during his recovery, and the impact of painful memories of childhood sexual abuse that affected his outlook.

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