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Books

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    There are many reasons to be grateful for “The Mockingbird Next Door,” Marja Mills’ wonderful memoir of Harper Lee and her sister, and being enticed to reread “To Kill a Mockingbird” is just one of them.
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    Last week’s best-selling books, according to Publishers Weekly:
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    Last week’s best-selling books at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Jefferson Pointe:
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New library books

The following new suspense books are available at the Georgetown branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense” by M. J. Rose

Obsessed with the work of perfumer Rene le Florentin, who had discovered the secret to immortality, renowned mythologist Jac L’Etoile and her estranged lover must keep Rene’s formula safe from an eccentric heiress who desperately wants the elixir for her own dark purpose.

“High Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dread” by Joyce Carol Oates

This brilliant, yet disturbing, collection of eight original stories tests the bonds between damaged individuals, showing just how full, and how devoid, of humanity we can be.

“The Intern’s Handbook: A Thriller” by Shane Kuhn

John Lago, New York City’s most successful hit man, doubles as an intern at a Manhattan law firm where he gathers intelligence to pull off a clean, untraceable hit, but finds his plans thwarted by a sexy FBI agent assigned to take down the same law partner he’s been assigned to kill.

”Mind of Winter” by Laura Kasischke

Trapped inside the house during a blizzard, Holly Judge no longer recognizes her daughter Tatiana, whose behavior has become increasingly erratic and disturbing.

“Until You’re Mine” by Samantha Hayes

Hiring Zoe to help her around the house as she prepares for her baby’s arrival, Claudia Morgan-Brown discovers that there is something off about Zoe and, after learning about a series of vicious attacks on pregnant women in the area, worries that her own life is in danger.

– Allen County Public Library

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