After stowing away in the Marquess of Eversley's carriage to escape London and scandal, Lady Sophie Talbot must convince the Marquess that she is not trying to trick him into marriage as they try to resist their mutual attraction.
In the first adult installment of the Princess Diaries series, Mia and longtime boyfriend Michael plan their fairy tale wedding, while a scheming politico is trying to force Mias father from the throne because of a royal secret.
Charity impersonates her deceased husband, Mr. Robbie Selby, while escorting her sister-in-law Louisa in search of a proper suitor. Alistair, the Marquess of Pembroke, is charmed by Robbie. Could he take to wife a woman who dresses and lives as a man even though she is all woman underneath? A delightful book with beautiful character development, emotional thrills, and a swoon-worthy courtship.
In college Mace Carson saved Kelly Wright’s life. Years later, Mace is shocked to be reunited with the woman he saved. Kelly vows to keep things professional with Mace, until her attacker is released from prison and comes for vengeance.
When seamstress Emma Gladstone approaches the formidable Duke of Ashbury with the bill for his ex-fiancée's wedding dress, she receives a marriage proposal instead. Believing that his battle-scarred face may deter potential brides, Ashbury offers Emma a house and financial independence if she's willing to live with him until she conceives the heir he desperately needs.
Forced to hunt down a fugitive Shifter woman for the Shifter Bureau, wolf Shifter Angus Murray traps his prey, only to discover an innocent woman with whom he forms a true connection—and whom he will protect with his life.
When a mysterious woman named Ceara shows up at his house, insisting that his dying sister-in-law can be cured if he marries her, Quincy Harrigan agrees despite his doubts, only to discover that she is a time-traveling druid.
In the 1700s, Undine Douglas, spying on the English to help the Scottish Highland clans, must pull off a strategic seduction and commands time traveler Michael Kent, a theater director from 21st century England, to help her on her daring mission.
American Rebecca Porter was never one for fairy tales. Yet Bex seeks adventure at Oxford and finds herself living down the hall from Prince Nicholas, Great Britain's future king. And when Bex can't resist falling for Nick, the person behind the prince, it propels her into a world she did not expect to inhabit, under a spotlight she is not prepared to face.
Laying low after stealing from a congressman in a big heist, shape-shifting thief Dreya finds herself at the mercy of a sexy cop who offers her a deal she cannot not refuse as they are forced to work together.
Ripped from the fourteenth century, Highland Warrior Colin MacAlister, cursed by the Faerie Queen, ends up in the bed of a twenty-first-century woman named Abigail Porter, whom he convinces to return to 1306 Scotland with him to keep her safe from those after her due to her faerie heritage.
In 1305 Scotland, dragon shifter Cathal MacAlasdair makes a devil’s bargain with alchemist Sophia Metzger, who needs his dragon scales. This leads to explosive passion that neither of them can—or want to—control.
During a spell recalling the dead, the boy Sparrowhawk, a sorcerer's apprentice, unwittingly unleashes evil on the land. He grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world.
James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America visiting small cities and meeting civic leaders, factory workers, recent immigrants, and young entrepreneurs, seeking to take the pulse and discern the outlook of an America that is under the radar of the national media. Our Towns is the story of this journey and a portrait of the different faces of America’s future.
Faye's best Holmes tales, including two new works, are brought together in a stunning collection that spans Holmes's career, from self-taught young upstart to publicly lauded detective, both before and after his faked death over a Swiss waterfall in 1894.
Robin Lockwood is a young lawyer with a prestigious small law firm and a former MMA fighter who helped pay for Yale Law School with her bouts. She is representing the victim of the first rape for her civil lawsuit against her rapist, who is now convinced the rapist is stalking her and trying to intimidate her. At the same time, another client is up on a murder charge--one that should be dismissed as self-defense--but the D.A. trying the case is determined to bring it to trial. Now she has to mastermind two impossible cases, trying to find the hidden truth that links the two of them.
Suddenly faced with the dismantling of the nest egg they’ve counted on to solve their financial woes, the four Plumb siblings have to grow up, and fast. But though they all do some terrible things in the name of ambition, there’s something lovable about the Plumbs. You can’t fail to be moved by the beating heart of this novel, which seems to say that family, for good or ill, unites us all.
This graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.
Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City now lead simple lives in an idyllic farming village, but a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure.
The remarkable story of Claire and Jamie Fraser continues in the 4th book in the Outlander series, on which the current season of the TV series is based. The Frasers are faced with a bleak choice, return to an impoverished Scotland, or seize the chance of a new life in the American colonies despite Claire’s knowledge of the coming Revolution. They think their daughter, Brianna, is safe in the future but she travels to the past to find and save them.
An old-fashioned fairy tale nonetheless full of surprises, magic and wonderful, strong female characters. This is an imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin story that you’ll want to return to again and again.
Playing it safe in spite of significantly reduced profits, McKenna and her Alaskan salvage boat crew take a last-chance job helping an imperiled freighter only to discover that it contains valuable cargo that is being targeted by powerful enemies.
Part thriller, part mystery, part love story—it’s been called "a smart, unpredictable, and heartfelt adventure story." In this genre-bending novel, there is no such thing as chance and every action is carefully executed by highly trained agents. You'll never look at coincidences the same way again.
A married man and woman in India who hide their gay orientations from their conservative families find their arrangement compromised when one of them returns home to care for a family member, only to reconnect with a beloved ex whose marriage to a heterosexual stranger has been arranged.
Documents the astonishing 2009 theft of an invaluable collection of ornithological displays from the British Museum of Natural History by a talented American musician, tracing the author's years-long investigation to track down the culprit and understand his motives.
Grann revisits a series of crimes in which dozens of people were murdered on the oil-rich Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Based on years of research and new evidence, this is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals. But more than that, it is an indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long. It is utterly compelling, but also emotionally devastating.
Abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity, and freedom.
When an alchemical ritual goes awry causing Edward Elric to lose limbs and his brother to become trapped in a suit of armor, Edward begins a quest to recover the one thing that can restore them, the legendary Philosopher's Stone.
When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.
When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.
Jane was born just before the dead began to walk the battlefields, derailing the Civil War and changing the nation forever. Forced to train for battle by law, she's nearly finished her education when she’s drawn into a conspiracy involving powerful enemies. Fast action, thoughtful world-building and brave, smart characters entertain as you hurtle toward a nail-biting conclusion.
Fish Girl, a young mermaid living in an aquarium, has never interacted with anyone until a chance encounter with an ordinary girl, Livia. Their friendship inspires FishGirl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank.
Saitama looks totally average with his lifeless expression, bald head and unimpressive physique. However, he just can't seem to find an opponent strong enough to take more than one punch! This battle shonen is perfect for fans of dry humor and understatement.
Everybody likes Chris Goodman, but when he’s found dead, no one understands how something like this could happen. Inspired by a tragic true event, the author uses a multi-voice narrative – including the view of the 15-year-old killer – to examine the unexplainable murder and the fateful summer of 1979 leading up to it.
Investigating the disappearance of her best friend from their privileged neighborhood in 1920s Chicago, 17-year-old Piper risks her safety to follow clues leading to local corruption and some of the community's wealthiest and most powerful families. An atmospheric jazz-age mystery, perfect for fans of Libba Bray and Anna Godbersen.
Vera’s mother can’t afford to send her to a luxury summer camp, so Vera attends Russian summer camp. Nothing could prepare her for all the "cool girl" drama, endless Russian history lessons, and outhouses straight out of nightmares!
On the anniversary of their best friend Summer's death, a seemingly insignificant discovery resurrects the mystery and pulls Mia and Brynn back together once again. But as the lines begin to blur between past and present and fiction and reality, the girls must confront what really happened in the woods all those years ago--no matter how monstrous.
Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight.
When seventeen-year-old Abby Turner is rejected from an art show because her work “has no heart” she gives herself one month to do ten things, ranging from face a fear (#3) to learn a stranger's story (#5) to fall in love (#8). Funny and romantic, this effervescent story about family, friendship, and finding yourself is perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jenny Han.
Tina, a 16-year-old Congolese refugee living in Kenya, has been planning revenge for her mother's death for years as she’s hidden among a local gang of thieves. Just when she’s ready to take action she discovers she may not have all the facts. A gripping narrative, twisted puzzle of a mystery, and nail-biting thriller driven by a tough, smart, realistic heroine.
A fresh, charming rom-com about Nathan Bird, an aspiring screenwriter who has sworn off happy endings but is sorely tested when his former best friend, Ollie, moves back to town. After a painful mix-up when they were little, Nate finally has the chance to tell Ollie the truth about his feelings. But can Nate find the courage to pursue his own happily ever after?
Bryan's dad is recently out of jail on probation and he wants his son to toughen up. Bryan's new friend Mike is tough and the two bond over their love of reading comics and drawing superheroes. Things get uncomfortable when it turns out Mike has some risky ideas about how to have fun.
Printed on machine washable, nontoxic material, these books are 100% baby safe as well as rip proof, chew proof, drool proof and gum proof. This installment cherishes the bedtime ritual for baby and caregivers.
The DK findout! series of kids books helps children become experts on their favorite nonfiction subjects, from dinosaurs and ancient civilizations to space, coding, and cutting-edge technology. Best for ages 6-9.
When a new boy named Stanley arrives in Stella's class, she really wants to be his friend, but sometimes Stella accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English. Based on the author's experiences growing up Mexican-American.
Everyone feels worried at times, and young children are no exception. Friendly and reassuring, this book geared to preschool and primary children explains what worries are and how it feels to be worried.
First, there's an egg in your book. Then the cutest baby dragon you've ever seen hatches from it. But don't tickle its nose, and whatever you do, don't let it sneeze! Children will be delighted to participate in this satisfying interactive tale.