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Cover of Naked in Death by J.D. Robb - pictures police badge and cars

In Death Series

J.D. Robb
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Emily D.
Monday, May 29, 2017

The In Death murder mystery series is based on Lieutenant Eve Dallas solving homicides in 2058 New York City. Eve, with her troubled past and guarded demeanor, works tirelessly to give the dead the justice they deserve. Coupled with Roarke, Eve's billionaire and tech savvy husband, she often finds herself digging through cases with his help.

An airplane on water is featured with passengers standing on the wings. Tom Hanks as Sully is superimposed above the plane in the sky.

Sully (DVD)

Warner Brothers
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Stefanie E.
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

On Thursday, January 15, 2009, in New York City, a passenger plane crashed on the Hudson River and all 155 people aboard seemingly miraculously survived. Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger and his crew were hailed as heroes across the globe. Sully chronicles the lesser-known side of this true story: a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation on whether the Captain made the right decision not to return to the airport when engines failed.

Cover of You: A Novel, shows the word you in red on a white back ground with soaked up blood along the bottom.

You: A Novel

Caroline Kepnes
5
Rated by
Axel F.
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

Aspiring writer, Guinevere Beck, thinks nothing of her “chance” meeting with Joe Goldberg, the guy at the local bookstore. The fact that he happens to be her perfect match down to the last detail just shows how lucky she is to have found him. Right?

Black background, man wearing black suit with white shirt and blue tie faces front, title underneath man

White Collar

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
4
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Diane H.
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

I recently started watching the television show White Collar. As with most shows that I stick with, it’s the characters and how they interact that keep me interested.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2012

This book is one of those novels that makes you want to keep a notebook near you, so you can write down all the terribly witty and wonderful things people say (maybe in hopes of using them yourself someday and coming off as spontaneously brilliant as the heroine). Set in 1938 New York City, this book follows a group of men and women through the most important year of their lives.

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Jennifer W.M.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010

I had not experienced The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald before I read it this month for my book club. I didn't know what I was missing! A great story about class and status, relationships, wealth, power, lost love, and loyalty. I listened to this rather than read it.

Friday, Feb 20, 2009

In the four short stories contained in A Contract With God, Eisner examines life in the 1930’s Bronx tenements that sprung up in New York after WWI. These neighborhoods accommodated the influx of immigrants and bred a close neighborliness ripe for mining stories. Eisner does this brilliantly.