Ants among Elephants by Sujatha Gidla, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd, and Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown are just a few of the books now available to borrow and read at the Miami Public Library.
Ants among Elephants by Sujatha Gidla
A woman, born as an "untouchable" into the Indian caste system, describes how she was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s and what it was like growing up in a world full of poverty and injustice but also full of incredible possibility.
The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh
Helping maintain an uneasy peace in The Blinds, a rural Texas community of criminal misfits who were given a chance at a new life after having their memories altered, sheriff Calvin Cooper struggles with personal secrets in the wake of a suicide and murder.
Death at Nuremberg by W. E. B. Griffin
Assigned to the Nuremberg war trials to protect the chief prosecutor from a rumored kidnapping, special agent James Cronley, Jr., finds himself fighting wars on multiple fronts as he also hunts down an organization that helps Nazi war criminals escape to South America.
False Witness by Andrew Grant
Investigating the disappearances and murders of women on sequential birthdays, Detective Devereaux makes a high-profile arrest, only to discover that the wrong person has been taken into custody, a situation that leads to a race against time to prevent another killing.
He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly
Traveling to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse, an eclipse chaser and his girlfriend intervene in a crime that they cannot prove until a dangerous enemy's activities during a subsequent eclipse force them to confront the past.
It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd
Boyd surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.
Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
The owner of a 1988 music shop in a down-at-heel suburban community uses his talent for connecting customers to the music they seek and resists a chance at an intimate relationship with a beautiful young woman who hides a mysterious agenda and compels him to confront painful elements from his past.
Robicheaux by James Lee Burke
While investigating a homicide, Dave Robicheaux, who is struggling with PTSD, alcoholism, and the loss of his wife, suspects he may have been the killer and endeavors to clear his name and make sense of the killing.
Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown
The diaries of the author's years as editor-in-chief of "Vanity Fair" provide a portrait of the 1980s in New York and Hollywood, describing her summons from London to save Condé Nast's troubled periodical and her experiences within the cutthroat world of glamour magazines.
Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
An agoraphobic recluse languishes in her New York City home, drinking wine and spying on her neighbors, before witnessing a terrible crime through her window that exposes her secrets and raises questions about her perceptions of reality.
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