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The Eighty-dollar Champion

by Elizabeth Letts
ISBN:9780345521088

The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed

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By the Iowa Sea

by Joe Blair
ISBN:9781451636055

Recounts the author's transformation from an idealistic, freedom-loving youth to a jaded and financially struggling father of four and how a catastrophic flood helped him to reconnect with the faith and courage of his childhood.

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The Expats

by Chris Pavone
ISBN:9780307956354

An international spy thriller about a former CIA agent who moves with her family to Luxembourg where everything is suspicious and nothing is as it seems

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Running the Rift

by Naomi Benaron
ISBN9781616200428

Rwandan runner Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal and uniting his ethnically divided country, only to be driven from everyone he loves when the violence starts, after which he must find a way back to a better life.

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Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.

by Sam Wasson
ISBN:9780061774157

A closeup examination of Blake Edwards' classic film, Breakfast at Tiffany's, winner of two Oscars.

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The Map of True Places

by Brunonia Barry
ISBN:9780061624780

Boston psychotherapist Zee Finch faces emotional chaos after the suicide of one of her patients and travels home to Salem for a visit, where she unexpectedly finds herself assisting her father, who suffers from Parkinson's disease.

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