River Readers

  • Gunslinger Girl

    James Patterson presents a bold new heroine—a cross between Katniss Everdeen and Annie Oakley: Serendipity Jones, the fastest sharpshooter in tomorrow's West.

    Seventeen-year-old Serendipity "Pity" Jones inherited two things from her mother: a pair of six shooters and perfect aim. She's been offered a life of fame and fortune in Cessation, a glittering city where lawlessness is a way of life. But the price she pays for her freedom may be too great....

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  • Fitness Weight Training

    Whether you've been a regular at the gym for years or are just getting started, " Fitness Weight Training" contains proven programs for attaining the body you want!

    Expanded, enhanced, and improved, this new edition of the perennial best-selling guide provides an overview of weight training. From equipment selection to exercise technique, "Fitness Weight Training" has the information you need to get to work quickly, safely, and correctly.

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  • Empire's End

    Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the New York Times bestselling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.


    As the final showdown between the New Republic and the Empire draws near, all eyes turn to a once-isolated planet: Jakku.

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  • Felicity

    Mary Oliver, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, celebrates love in her new collection of poems

    “If I have any secret stash of poems, anywhere, it might be about love, not anger,”

    Mary Oliver once said in an interview. Finally, in her stunning new collection, Felicity, we can immerse ourselves in Oliver’s love poems. Here, great happiness abounds.

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  • Dream Work

    Dream Work, a collection of forty-five poems, follows both chronologically and logically Mary Oliver's American Primitive, which won for her the Pulitzer Prize for the finest book of poetry published in 1983 by an American poet. The depth and diversity of perceptual awareness-so steadfast and radiant in American Primitive-continue in Dream Work. Additionally, she has turned her attention in these poems to the solitary and difficult labors of the spirit-to accepting the truth about one's personal world, and to valuing the triumphs while transcending the failures of human relationships.

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  • Second Son

    The Reacher family is constantly moving from base to base, and at each new assignment teen brothers Joe and Jack Reacher have to prove themselves to the teens wanting to establish a pecking order. Thirteen-year-old Jack Reacher is itching for a fight but has to help his father, accused of losing a code book, and Joe, accused of cheating on a placement test when his mother is called away to her dying father. Using his powers of observation and a girl he meets gives the reader a prelude to the successful military policeman he will later become.

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  • Make Me

    Jack Reacher is a man with no home and ample curiosity. When he emerges from a train at Mother's Rest to learn the story behind the isolated town's name, he instead finds Michelle Chang, an ex-FBI agent worried about her missing co-worker -- and a hostile town that wants to see them both leave. As they crisscross the United States to locate the partner and unravel the mystery, they also discover the residents have invested in some deep-pocketed killers. Who are the series of guests staying overnight at the town's one hotel, and what secret could warrant such protection?

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  • Personal

    Finding a personal ad for him in a discarded military newspaper sends Jack Reacher on a worldwide hunt after an assassination attempt on the French president. The government fears one of a handful of snipers, deadly from three-quarters of a mile away, endangers world leaders at the upcoming G-8 global conference. One of the possibilities, John Kott, is a man Reacher helped convict 15 years ago, and who apparently still holds a grudge. Together with rookie analyst Casey Nice, they are tasked to stop the assassin.

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  • Salt to the Sea

    Winner, 2017 APA Audie Awards - Young Adult

    For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, international best-selling author Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating - yet unknown - tragedies.

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  • Winter People

    The New York Times best-selling author of Promise Not to Tell returns with a simmering literary thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters...sometimes too unbreakable.

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  • Infidel

    Infidel is one of my favorite books of 2019. The story is about a Muslim women and Multi-racial neighbors who must deal with ghost from the apartment building who have a past of hatred (xenophobia). This is a horror story at it's best.

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  • The Immortalists

    If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?

    It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children—four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness—sneak out to hear their fortunes.

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