A Navajo woman named Maggie hunts down monsters with her supernatural powers in this apocalyptic fantasy. Most of the world is underwater, the result of a massive flood, but Maggie’s Navajo home has survived. Unfortunately, she now shares the land with the legendary gods and heroes of her people…and some wicked monsters. Fast paced with a sequel in the works. - Stephanie
Returning to her hometown after a long absence to investigate the murders of two girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings.
Stone Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by an unwelcome stranger. He was sent by an enemy, someone who'd be happy to silence Stone and all his collaborators for good... only it's soon clear that Stone is not an easy man to target.
Be transported to 1960s Manhattan. This story gives us the chance to spy on Truman Capote’s close friendship with Babe Paley and his society “swans,” and the betrayal and scandal that drove them apart.
Cole is an L.A.-based sleuth with a smart mouth, a flair for the martial arts, and a borderline sociopath for a partner. When he investigates the disappearance of Ellen Lang's husband and young son, he stumbles into a bizarre nightmare of high-level intrigue, missing drugs, and murder in Hollywood's seamy underworld. Excellent characters and dialogue made this an award-winning debut.
Lawson, beloved for her inimitable humor and honesty, is at her snort-inducing funniest here. This book is about embracing everything that makes us who we are - the beautiful and the flawed - and then using it to find joy in fantastic and outrageous ways. Because as Jenny's mom says, "Maybe 'crazy' isn't so bad after all."
Lovers of Agatha Christie and Jacqueline Winspear will enjoy this elegant murder mystery set on a holiday at the English seaside. Love, jealousy, and revenge are tangled together in this smart and sophisticated British mystery reminiscent of the genre’s golden age. Book one of the Amory Ames series.
A sweeping saga of one Korean family through the generations. Beginning with Sunja in the early 1900s, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all.
Discover the power of soil to reverse climate change and how regenerative farming can give us better health and restore the ground beneath our feet. Tickell presents an informative and persuasive argument to save the planet.
A revelatory memoir of a young woman developing the resilience to thrive in the stark landscapes of Norway and Alaska. Blair Braverman learns to guide tours on an Alaskan glacier and drive sled dogs in Norway in this book that is both a fast-paced adventure and a reflection on identity and self-discovery.
I liked the 2nd book in this historical mystery series even better than the first one. The author takes a drunken rector on the coast of England during the time before the Napoleonic Wars and has him solving murders with the assistance of a recent widow. The first book is The Body on the Doorstep.
When 17-year old Leda arrives in a new country, she learns her husband is dead. Deciding to live as a man, she learns the violin and joins a group of musicians. But as time goes on, she realizes playing music isn’t the only desire she has.
Carpool mom Francis Bloom is sometimes an unwilling witness to her neighbors' private lives, and this is taken to a new level when she accidentally walks on in her neighbor making love with a man who is not her husband. Told from multiple points of view, this novel about four families and their neighborhood carpool is both snarky and poignant.
A surprising bestseller, this fascinating memoir follows Tara’s life in a survivalist family on Buck Peak, Idaho, through ignorance and isolation, blistering work and terrifying abuse to her ultimate education at Brigham Young University and Cambridge. If you liked Hillbilly Elegy, this is even more compulsively readable. - Dawn
Human jobs are replaced with alien technology from the vuvv. Needing money for his family, Adam and his girlfriend sell the vuvv “classic” recordings of Earth culture, which the aliens love. But as the money rolls in, how far will Adam be willing to go to give the vuvv what they want?
Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button.Only he isn't sure he wants to.
Princess Yona lives an ideal life as the only princess of her kingdom but everything changes on her 16th birthday when she witnesses her father's murder! This shojo fantasy adventure story has lots of layers and a love triangle...or four.
The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.
Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. This book is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of "how they first met" from some of today's most popular YA authors.
What if you lived in a world where your physical size was directly related to your wealth? The poorest of the poor are the size of rats, and billionaires are the size of skyscrapers. A brilliant, warm, funny trip by two young 'littlepoors" through a dystopian world. Inequality is made very real by an adventure and tragedy both hilarious and heartbreaking.
As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice. But as the Rithmatists begin to disappear, Joel finds himself on the trail of an unexpected discovery in this engrossing tale of danger, suspense, and strategy.
Eighteen months after Vivien, his beloved girlfriend, slipped into a coma after a suicide attempt, eighteen-year-old Miles begins healing while photographing her empty shoes against the stark landscapes of Iceland.
When her father is diagnosed with Hungtington's disease, eighteen-year-old Vanni abandons her plan to flee her small New Mexico hometown after high school graduation and instead spends the summer keeping herself busy with part-time jobs and boys, but that changes after she meets Leigh, whose friendship dares Vanni to ask herself big questions and make new plans.
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.
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.
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.
The strange new nanny quickly helps Stanley's family transform their cluttered home into a sparkling and spotless version of its former self, but it's going to take more than a clean house to help the Darrow family learn to live and love again.
Preferring science and reading to the sports his father wants him to play, Garvey comforts himself with food and endures bullying before joining the school chorus, where he learns how to accept himself and bond with his father
A novel in verse prequel to The Crossover, in which Chuck Bell takes center stage. Readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to.
When an elephant plants himself in the road and refuses to move, the people of Prickly Valley try all sorts of methods to get him to go. One thoughtful little girl works up the courage to do what no one else has done: ask him.
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.
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. As they sit down to draw together, however, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.
Three students are chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. It's only by secretly joining forces and using their unique talents that the trio is able to uncover the truth behind the Ambrose Deception.
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.
Once upon a time there was a prince looking for a kind and worthy bride, but the prince didn't quite find what he was looking for in the princesses they met. When he partners with a Knight to defeat a dragon, he finds out what he was missing all along.