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Week of February 18, 2013

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Week of February 18, 2013

In SO PRETTY IT HURTS by Kate White, crime reporter Bailey Weggins attends a celebrity-filled weekend house party in the New York countryside. The sudden death of supermodel Devon Barr during an impromptu snowstorm lands Bailey in the midst of a murder investigation that threatens her personal safety and the future of her career with the gossip magazine Buzz.

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King - History


Gilbert King shines new light on remarkable civil rights crusader Thurgood Marshall, setting his rich and driving narrative against the heroic backdrop of a case that U.S. Supreme Court justice Robert Jackson decried as “one of the best examples of one of the worst menaces to American justice.”

Return to Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs - Romance
Sonnet Romano is leading a seemingly perfect life until her mother drops the news that she’s expecting and the pregnancy is high risk. Sonnet feels compelled to put everything else on hold and return home to Avalon. Although she plans to pick up her life where she left off once her mother is out of danger, a devastating diagnosis is given, forcing Sonnet to make life-altering decisions.
So Pretty It Hurts: A Bailey Weggins Mystery by Kate White - Mystery


True-crime journalist and sassy amateur sleuth Bailey Weggins has scarcely begun her hard-earned weekend getaway when something comes up: a dead body, belonging to one of the world’s most glamorous supermodels. Now Bailey is trapped at an upstate New York home amidst the glitterati --- and any one of them could be a murderer.