New Titles Digital December 2014 (arrived in November)

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Tales of the great beasts Brandon Mull and 4 others
The doubt factory, Paolo Bacigalupi
When a radical band of teen activists claims that Alix's powerful father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die, she must decide if she will blow the whistle on his misdeeds.
The Great Galloon, Tom Banks
Captain Anstruther is preparing to marry the beautiful Lady Isabella, but disaster strikes when his evil younger brother comes aboard his airship for the wedding and steals Isabella away onto his underwater Sumbaroon.
Empire Donald L. Barlett
Mossad : the greatest missions of the Israeli Secret Service Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal
Mossad is widely recognized today as the best and most enigmatic intelligence service in the world. This book takes us behind the closed curtain with riveting accounts of the most dangerous, most crucial missions in the agency's sixty-year history.
Speed reading secrets of the world's fastest reader : how you could double (or even triple) your reading speed, Howard Stephen Berg
Remember what you read; devour information faster than ever; save time and energy by reading materials in minutes instead of hours; stay mentally fit and aware - and much more!
The Leonard Bernstein letters Leonard Bernstein edited by Nigel Simeone
Leonard Bernstein was a charismatic and versatile musician, a brilliant conductor who attained international super-star status, and a gifted composer. He was also an enthusiastic letter writer and this book is the first to present a wide-ranging selection of his correspondence.
New frontiers : a collection of tales about the past, the present, and the future, Ben Bova
Fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from the six-time winner of the Hugo Award. This outstanding collection of stories by one of science fiction's premier talents spans the length and breadth of history and the universe, while exploring thought-provoking new ideas and dilemmas.
And the miss ran away with the rake, Elizabeth Boyle
Practical-to-a-fault Daphne Dale is looking for a sensible gentleman. Then Lord Henry Seldon strays into her path. He's everything she's vowed to avoid — a rakish charmer whose very touch seduces her practical sensibilities and her resolve…
The promise of a pencil : how an ordinary person can create extraordinary change Adam Braun with Carlye Adler
This is the story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.
The far cry, Fredric Brown
George Weaver was looking for peace and quiet in New Mexico. But murder soon comes to occupy his thoughts when he begins to dig out the details of a celebrated, unsolved case that happened years before in the very house he is living in.
The Normans Lars Brownworth
The master and Margarita Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov
Multi-layered and entrancing, blending sharp satire with glorious fantasy, this is one of the world's great novels.
The empire of night, Robert Olen Butler
It is 1917, and the United States is wavering on the brink of war. Kit, a spy working undercover in a castle on the Kentish coast, has to go into the lion's den of Berlin.
Enchantment, Orson Scott Card
The moment young Ivan stumbled upon a clearing in the dense Carpathian forest, his life was forever changed. Atop a pedestal encircled by fallen leaves, the beautiful princess Katerina lay as still as death — while a malevolent presence stirred in the hidden depths below.
Ender in exile, Orson Scott Card
At the close of "Ender's Game," Andrew Wiggin — called Ender — is told that he can no longer live on Earth. The 12-year-old chooses to leave his home world and begins the long relativistic journey out to the colonies.
Ethan's voice, Rachel Carter
Ethan can't remember exactly when he stopped talking or why. It is only when he meets Polly, a girl who has recently moved to the canal he lives on, that he begins to wish things were different.
In your corner, Sarah Castille
Two years ago, Jake and Amanda were going hot and heavy. But when Jake wanted more, Amanda walked away. Then he shows up in her boardroom, hot as sin and needing help…
Before the storm, Diane Chamberlain
Laurel's 15-year-old son Andy is "special". When the suspicion of arson is cast upon him, Laurel must ask herself how far she'll go to keep her promise to protect him forever.
Angels make their hope here, Breena Clarke
Russell's Knob is a haven for Dossie Bird who has escaped north along the Underground Railroad. Dossie begins to put down roots until a shocking act of violence propels her into the mayhem of New York City's mean streets.
The redhead plays her hand, Alice Clayton
When Grace goes public with her struggles with weight, she suddenly develops a huge fan club of people who are happy to see a curvy actress speak up.
The magic school bus in the time of dinosaurs, Joanna Cole
The Magic School Bus turns into a time machine and transports the class back millions of years to an adventure where they learn about dinosaurs.
The magic school bus lost in the solar system, Joanna Cole
On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system.
Prayers for sale, Sandra Dallas
The story of an unforgettable friendship between two women — eighty-six-year-old Hennie Comfort and seventeen-year-old Nit Spindle.
Tallgrass, Sandra Dallas
During World War II, a family finds life turned upside-down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes turn on the newcomers.
Pete the cat and the bad banana, James Dean
Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, James Dean
Youngsters are invited to join Pete the Cat as he stars in the classic night-time song "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
Pete the cat and the new guy Kimberly and James Dean
Pete the Cat and his animal friends welcome Gus the Platypus, who discovers his own special talent.
Not my daughter, Barbara Delinsky
A pregnancy pact between three teenaged girls puts their mothers' love to the ultimate test in this emotionally wrenching story of love and forgiveness.
Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures, Kate DiCamillo
When Flora saves Ulysses the squirrel, Ulysses is born anew, with powers of strength and flight - and Flora is changed too, as she discovers the possibility of hope and the promise of a capacious heart.
Breaking addiction : a 7-step handbook for ending any addiction Lance M. Dodes
Dr. Dodes, the nation's most original thinker on addiction, presents a comprehensive guide outlining seven critical steps to overcome addiction, based on his findings.
The boy who drew monsters, Keith Donohue
Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from the terror they inspire.
The birds, Daphne Du Maurier
Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror which Hitchcock turned into the celebrated film.
Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
At the great Cornwall estate of Manderley, Maxim de Winter and his frightened new wife try to live with the haunting legacy of Maxim's first wife, the beautiful and cold Rebecca, who died in a sailing accident.
Artifacts, Mary Anna Evans
Faye Longchamp’s work on a dig is interrupted by the murder of two young members of the crew. Then bones of a much older murder are uncovered, and clues lead Faye to suspect an old friend, a long-time business partner, and a new love interest.
Relics Mary Anna Evans
Archeologist Faye Longchamp and her Cherokee assistant, Joe, hope to uncover the mystery of the Sujosa, an ethnic group of mysterious origins that possesses healing powers, but she soon finds herself in a much more dangerous investigation.
Rituals, Mary Anna Evans
Archaeologist Faye Longchamp doesn't believe in ghosts. But in Rosebower, New York, the site of her most recent dig, people most certainly do.
Water bound, Christine Feehan
Sid was near death the ocean, when Rikki, a sea-urchin diver in Sea Haven rescued him. Soon they are bound by secrets, which engulf them both in a whirlpool of passion and danger.
Stop! There's a snake in your suitcase, Adam Frost
The Nightingale family live on a barge on the canal near London Zoo, and Mum is a vet. When Tom and Sophie find a bag of snakes dumped at the gates of the zoo, a great and exciting adventure begins.
Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost
The key that swallowed Joey Pigza, Jack Gantos
Everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey as he becomes the man of the house, looking after his new baby brother, taking care of his troubled mother, and seeking out his missing father.
A place called Hope, Philip Gulley
Quaker Pastor Sam Gardner is contemplating a future selling used cars when he receives a call from Hope, Indiana. Hope Friends Meeting is in desperate need of a pastor. Can Sam really leave his beloved hometown of Harmony?
Mrs. Lane is a pain! Dan Gutman
It's time for the annual Ella Mentry School talent show, and this year Principal Klutz has hired a wacky professional, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids with their talents.
The Vintner's Daughter Kristen Harnisch
Courage for beginners, Karen Harrington
Twelve-year-old Mysti Murphy of Texas wishes she were a character in a book. If her life were fiction, she'd know how to solve her problems at school, take care of her family when her dad has to spend time in the hospital, and deal with her family's secret: that her mother is agoraphobic and never leaves the house.
Safe with me, Amy Hatvany
Even a year after she signed the papers to donate her daughter's organs, Hannah is still reeling with grief when she unexpectedly stumbles into the life of the Bell family, whose child, Maddie, survived only because hers had died.
The wedding dress, Rachel Hauck
Charlotte Malone is getting married. When she discovers a vintage mint-condition wedding gown in a battered old trunk, Charlotte embarks on a passionate journey to discover the women who wore the gown before her.
The hero's guide to saving your kingdom, Christopher Healy
Christopher Healy takes us on a journey with four imperfect princes and their four improbable princesses, all of whom are trying to become perfect heroes — a fast-paced, funny, and fresh introduction to a world where everything, even our classic fairy tales, is not at all what it seems.
The hero's guide to storming the castle, Christopher Healy
The four princes erroneously dubbed as Prince Charming and rudely marginalised in their respective fairy tales have to once again save the kingdom from a great threat.
The cat who walks through walls, Robert A. Heinlein
When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his dinner table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions where a daring plot to rescue the sentient computer called Mike can change the direction of all human history.
Misty of Chincoteague, Marguerite Henry
Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.
Dance of the reptiles : selected columns, Carl Hiaasen
A collection of Carl Hiaasen's best columns from the past twelve years, covering topics that have become national issues including hurricanes, off-shore drilling, voting rights, and political corruption.
Snow on the bayou, Sandra Hill
Emelie is once bitten, twice shy. When Justin, the once wild Cajun teenager who broke her heart, comes back to town, she wants nothing to do with him. But she can't deny the red-hot attraction between them …
Property of, Alice Hoffman
'Property of' is a novel about a young woman who is obsessed with her gang-member boyfriend. As she sinks into his world of drugs and violence, she is in danger of losing her identity, or possibly of finding a new and meaningful one.
White horses, Alice Hoffman
When Teresa was a little girl, she dreamed of dark-eyed, fearless heroes on white horses who would sweep her away. But now, as the grown-up Teresa negotiates life and love, she begins to understand that fairy tales don't always come true.
Awake at dawn, C. C. Hunter
Kylie knows she needs to decide between gorgeous werewolf Lucas and Derek, a sexy half Fae, and it's tearing her up inside. But something from the dark side of the supernatural world is about to threaten everything she holds dear…and bring her closer to her destiny.
Chosen at nightfall, C. C. Hunter
When Kylie's most powerful enemy returns to destroy her once and for all, there's only one way to stop him - to step into her full powers and make a stunning transformation. But her journey won't be complete until she makes one final choice… which guy to love.
Eternal, C. C. Hunter
When a deadly virus forces Della to be reborn, she's bonded to the vampire Chase — despite her attraction to shapeshifter Steve — and meanwhile her latest case reveals shocking secrets about her father.
Reborn, C. C. Hunter
Della had the perfect life until she was turned, and abandoned by everyone she loves. She takes refuge at Shadow Falls, a camp for teens with paranormal powers. Della is training to be a paranormal investigator and she refuses to be distracted. But a new vampire named Chase shows up at camp…
Taken at dusk, C. C. Hunter
Kylie Galen wants the truth so badly she can taste it. The truth about who her real family is, the truth about which boy she's meant to be with - and the truth about what her emerging powers mean. But some secrets can change your life forever…and not always for the better.
Unbreakable, C. C. Hunter
When a rogue gang of supernatural creatures causes havoc near the Shadow Falls camp, Della Tsang is ordered to investigate with her partner and almost-boyfriend Chase. But things with Chase are confusing.
The wall, Brian Jacques
When the peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny, Matthias, a young mouse, determines to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help Redwall's inhabitants destroy the enemy.
Make friends, break friends ; &, A friend in need, Julia Jarman
Daisy has two best friends, Phoebe and Erika, but they don't get on. Then the three girls have to spend a night together in a spooky old mill …
Intern : a doctor's initiation, Sandeep Jauhar
Intern is Sandeep Jauhar's story of his days and nights in residency at a busy hospital in New York City, a trial that led him to question our every assumption about medical care today.
The nutcracker, Susan Jeffers
An abridged version of the story of Marie Stahlbaum, who helps break the spell on her toy nutcracker and watches him change into a handsome prince.
The case of the missing cats, Gareth Jones
When 'Dragon Detective' Dirk Dilly gets a call from Holly about her missing cat, he doesn't really believe it is a case worthy of his great detective skills. But in no time at all Dirk is up to his neck in intrigue, danger and drama.
The society of thirteen, Gareth (Gareth P.) Jones
When orphans Esther and Tom are caught stealing by Lord Ringmore, little do they realise the peril they are in. Rather than hand them over to the police, the lord employs the children to help him unearth the roots of magic.
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Relates how an enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.
Bad moon rising, Sherrilyn Kenyon
Fang Kattalakis isn't just a wolf. He is the brother of two of the most powerful members of the Omegrion: the ruling council that enforces the laws of the Were-Hunters. When war erupts among the lycanthropes, Fang is torn between love and loyalty to his brothers.
Night embrace, Sherrilyn Kenyon
Life is great for me. I have my chicory coffee, my warm beignets, and my best friend on the cell phone. Once the sun goes down, I am the baddest thing prowling the night. For centuries, I've watched over the mankind, making sure they are safe in a world where nothing is ever certain. All I want in return is a hot babe in a red dress. Instead…
Sins of the night, Sherrilyn Kenyon
In the realm of the Dark-Hunters there is a code of honor that even immortal bad boys must follow: Harm no human. Drink no blood. Never fall in love. Dangereuse St. Richard is a deadly distraction, reawakening my dead heart. But in a race against evil, the only hope mankind has is that I do my duty. And how can I do my duty when it means that I will have to sacrifice the only woman I've ever loved?
Without you, there is no us : my times with the sons of North Korea's elite, Suki Kim
A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign. Suki Kim offers a moving and incalculably rare glimpse of life in the world's most unknowable country, and at the privileged young men she calls "soldiers and slaves."
Cave of wonders, Matthew J. Kirby
Europe is in the Dark Ages, but there is a light in the dark: Baghdad. The great city is a center of learning, populated by scholars, merchants, and explorers from all across the known world. But danger lurks in the desert and Dak, Sera, and Riq must act fast to save the world's greatest library from utter destruction.
Flashpoint, Gordon Korman
Amy and Dan Cahill have their final confrontation with twisted billionaire J. Rutherford Pierce, a man whose power has no limits and is one step away from being elected president.
The headmistress of Rosemere Sarah E. Ladd
At twenty-five, Patience’s opportunity for a family of her own has passed, so she finds contentment teaching at her father's school for girls. When her brother returns with a new wife to take over management of the school, Patience is heartbroken to no longer be responsible for her beloved school and is forced to reassess God's purpose for her life.
The heiress of Winterwood, Sarah E. Ladd
Heiress Amelia Barrett defies family expectations and promises to raise her dying friend's baby. She risks everything to keep her word, even to the point of proposing to the child's father, a sea captain she's never met.
A lady at Willowgrove Hall Sarah E. Ladd
Cecily Faire carries the shame of her past wherever she treads, knowing one slip of the tongue could expose her disgrace. But soon after becoming a lady's companion at Willowgrove Hall, Cecily finds herself face-to-face with a man well acquainted with the past she's desperately hidden for years.
Then we take Berlin, John Lawton
In 1963, freelance private investigator Joe Wilderness, a former MI6 agent and black market con artist, agrees to one last Berlin scam, which involves smuggling people, and brings his World War II gang of accomplices together once again.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis : the untold story, Barbara Leaming
Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' brutal, lonely and valiant thirty-one year struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that followed JFK's assassination.
The secret history of Wonder Woman, Jill Lepore
A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.
Made for you, Melissa Marr
Southern small town darling Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital with the frightening ability to see through the eyes of the victims of a serial killer, and realizes that she, too, is a target of the depraved stalker.
A dog's life, Ann M. Martin
Squirrel, a stray puppy, tells her life story, from her nurturing mother and brother to making her own way in the world, facing busy highways, changing seasons, and humans both gentle and brutal.
A life intercepted, Charles Martin
Twelve years ago Matthew 'The Rocket' Rising had it all. Married to his high school sweetheart, he was selected as the #1 pick in the NFL. But accused of a crime with irrefutable evidence, he lost everything — his career, his reputation, his freedom, and the love of his life. He walks out of prison with one goal — to win back his wife, Audrey, whom no one has seen since the trial.
In the realm of hungry ghosts : close encounters with addiction, Gabor Mate
Bestselling writer and physician Gabor Mate looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours. A bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting edge scientific findings, Dr. Mate sheds light on this most puzzling of human frailties. He proposes a compassionate approach to helping drug addicts and, for the many behaviour addicts among us, to addressing the void addiction is meant to fill.
When the body says no : understanding the stress-disease connection, Gabor Mate
Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer's disease? Is there such a thing as a cancer personality? This provocative book examines aspects of the mind-body connection.
The groom says yes, Cathy Maxwell
He had a noose around his neck and a price on his head. Sabrina Davidson, dutiful daughter, avowed spinster, thought she'd secured a place for herself in Aberfeldy society — until her hard-earned acceptance of her fate is challenged by the arrival of Cormac Enright, earl of Ballin, trained physician, soldier of fortune, and convicted felon.
The great bridge, David G. McCullough
A classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time — the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. This monumental audiobook which presents extended unabridged passages from the book brings back a heroic vision of the America that once was.
The nameless dead, Brian McGilloway
Inspector Devlin uncovers a baby's skeleton, and it doesn't look like death by natural causes. But evidence cannot lead to prosecution. Devlin is torn. He has no desire to resurrect the violent divisions of the recent past. Neither can he let a suspected murderer go unpunished. Now the secret is out, more deaths follow. Devlin must trust his conscience even when that puts those closest to him at terrible risk.
Gasp, Lisa McMann
Jules worries that Sawyer has passed the vision curse to someone he saved from the school shootings and is determined to find that person and learn about their vision before another tragedy occurs.
The trap door, Lisa McMann
Dak, Sera, and Riq return to the US in 1850. The nation is divided over the issue of slavery. But the SQ has taken control of the Underground Railroad, which helps runaway slaves escape to freedom. Now Dak and Sera are left wondering who to trust while Riq risks everything to save the life of a young boy.
Boston Jacky : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, taking care of business, L. A. Meyer
The irrepressible Jacky Faber, recently arrived in Boston, finds herself at odds with the Women's Temperance Union and local residents angry at the arrival of hundreds of Irish immigrants on a ship owned by Faber Shipping Worldwide.
Viva Jacquelina! : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, over the hills and far away, L. A. Meyer
Still yearning to be reunited with her beloved Jaimy, Jacky Faber continues to collect intelligence for the Crown as she leads guerrilla attacks against Napoleon's forces, poses for the artist Francisco Goya, is kidnapped by the Spanish Inquisition, and travels with a gypsy caravan.
A song for us, Teresa Mummert
Cass Daniels and rocker Tucker White are finally replacing guitar feedback with wedding bells as Teresa Mummert concludes her gritty trilogy. But now it's Eric's turn for love. Will the band's brooding drummer ever let go of his troubled past - and the one girl he can't forget?
Trapped Robert K. Murray
Stone Cove Island Suzanne Myers
Evil and the mask, Fuminori Nakamura
When Fumihiro Kuki is eleven years old, his elderly, enigmatic father decides that Fumihiro will be specially educated to learn to create as much destruction and unhappiness in the world around him as a single person can. But as his education progresses, Fumihiro begins to question his father's mandate, and starts to resist.
Behind enemy lines, Jennifer A. Nielsen
World War II is raging across Europe and the Axis and Allied powers are in a stalemate. Dak, Sera, and Riq can tip the scales in the Allies' favour if they can pull off the most daring spy mission of all time. But even if they succeed, are they playing into the SQ's hands?
Clariel, Garth Nix
Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within the forests of Estwael, and she feels trapped within the stone city walls.
Counterfeit lies, Oliver North
Veteran undercover FBI agent Jake Kruse is plunged into a deadly underworld of North Korean espionage, Hezbollah terror and the sinister deception Iran uses to acquire nuclear weapons. Caught in a web of international intrigue that goes to the top of the U.S. government, Kruse is forced to confront the ultimate moral quandary: doing what's right when everything seems wrong.
Lovely, dark, deep, Joyce Carol Oates
A collection of ten insightful, disturbing, imaginative, and mesmerizing stories that map the eerie darkness within us all.
Killing Patton : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that the death of General George S. Patton, Jr. may have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.
A love to call her own, Marilyn Pappano
It's been two years since Jessy Lawrence lost her husband in Afghanistan, and she's never fully recovered. Trying to rebuild her life, she finds solace in her best friends… and in the memory of one stolen night that makes her dream of a second chance at love.
Hope to die, James Patterson
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius and is forced to play the deadliest game of his career to save his family.
Private India James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi
Santosh Wagh is head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world's finest PI agency. Someone is killing seemingly unconnected women in a chilling ritual. As Santosh and his team race to find the killer, an even greater danger faces Private India, a danger that could threaten the lives of thousands of innocent Mumbai citizens.
The kiss of deception, Mary Pearson
On the morning of her wedding, Princess Lia flees and settles into a new life. When two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive she is unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her.
Curse of the ancients, Matt de la Pena
Sera has seen the future, and it is terrifying. Unfortunately, she can't do anything to prevent the Cataclysm while stranded thousands of years in the past. Her only hope lies with the ancient Maya, a mysterious people who claim to know a great deal about the future. Is there more to these ancients than meets the eye?
Eternity, Matt de la Pena
History is broken and three children must travel back in time to set it right.
Beware the young stranger, Ellery Queen
John Vallancourt, the cool, calm diplomat, is worried stiff. A dear friend is dead and his daughter Nancy is missing. Nancy's sweetheart Keith Keith is the prime suspect in the case and he is dragging Nancy into danger with him. If Keith is a murderer, John has to catch Keith before the cops do, or he might find himself with one very dead daughter.
Snow like ashes, Sara Raasch
Orphaned Meira, a fierce chakram-wielding warrior from the Kingdom of Winter, must struggle to free her people from the tyranny of an opposing kingdom while also protecting her own destiny.
How to eat fried worms, Thomas Rockwell
Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal.
Angry optimist : the life and times of Jon Stewart, Lisa Rogak
Draws on interviews with current and former colleagues of Jon Stewart to chronicle the life of "The Daily Show" host, from his early stand-up days to the acclaimed "The Jon Stewart Show" to his rise to become a comedic and political icon.
A quick bite, Lynsay Sands
Lissianna has been spending her centuries pining for Mr. Right, and this sexy guy she finds in her bed looks like he might be a candidate. But there's another, more pressing issue: her tendency to faint at the sight of blood … an especially annoying quirk for a vampire.
Deliver us from evil : a New York City cop investigates the supernatural Ralph Sarchie & Lisa Collier Cool
A veteran NYPD officer describes his work as an investigator into the supernatural, offering a close-up look at some of his most shocking cases, including malevolent spirits, an incubus, demonic possession, and bizarre rituals.
Frank Einstein and the antimatter motor, Jon Scieszka
In his Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan.
Betrayed, Lisa Scottoline
The women of Rosato & Associates return, after the relaunch of the series that started with Accused. This second entry, Betrayed, stars Judy Carrier, who finds herself at a crossroads in her life which requires her to unearth the secrets in her own family.
Me talk pretty one day, David Sedaris
No one hones a finer fury than David Sedaris in response to such modern annoyances as restaurant meals presented in ludicrous towers of food and cashiers with six-inch fingernails.
The secrets of Station X : how the Bletchley Park codebreakers helped win the war, Michael Smith
The astonishing story of Bletchley in 1945: a place where nearly 10,000 people contributed decisively to the Allied war effort. Their role? To decode the Enigma cypher used by the Germans for high-level communications.
Desert god, Wilbur Smith
Egypt has been fighting the Hyksos people in the north, since time began. Taita, close advisor to the Pharaoh and guardian to Pharaoh Tamose's two teenage sisters, has a plan to destroy the Hyksos army. But the spirited young princesses threaten Taita's meticulous plan and the future of Egypt itself.
The triumph of the sun, Wilbur Smith
1884 and in Khartoum, on the banks of the Nile, the Courtneys meet the Ballantynes in this epic adventure from one of the world's most celebrated novelists.
Blue lily, lily Blue, Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.
Against the tide Tui Sutherland
Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have travelled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. But there's a spy in their midst, and before their mission is over, a deadly trap will close around them.
Scared scriptless, Alison Sweeney
Maddy Carson loves her job as Script Supervisor on a hit TV show. Her strict dating rule - "No Actors!" - helps her keep focused on her career. However, a budding relationship with one of the executives at her company, may propel her into the big leagues…
Bounce : how champions are made, Matthew Syed
Award-winning Times columnist and three-time Commonwealth table-tennis champion Matthew Syed reveals what really lies behind world-beating achievement in sport. The answers - taking in the latest in neuroscience, psychology and economics - will revolutionise our ideas about what it takes to become the best.
The Hiltons : a family dynasty, J. Randy Taraborrelli
The Hiltons is a fascinating, no-holds-barred account of the American industrial giant who built the world's greatest hotel empire, and his always larger-than-life family.
An Irish doctor in peace and at war Patrick Taylor
Shifting deftly between two very different eras, Patrick Taylor's latest Irish Country novel reveals more about Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly's tumultuous past, even as colourful Irish village Ballybucklebo faces the future in its own singular fashion.
A new chick for chickies, Janee Trasler
Muy bien. Life was perfect. Until when… craaack… the Chickies have a new brother.
Burying Water K. A. Tucker
Left for dead, a young woman defies all odds and survives - but she awakens with no memory. She renames herself "Water" and slowly begins building a new life. But as she attempts to piece together the fleeting slivers of her memory, more questions emerge: Who is the next-door neighbour? And why does Water feel she recognizes him?
Five ways to fall, K. A. Tucker
When purple-haired, sharp-tongued Reese MacKay’s impulsive short-lived marriage ends in heartbreak and she ends up in handcuffs, it's time for a change. She's doing quite well, aside from an epically humiliating one-night stand gone wrong in Cancun with a hot blond bouncer named Ben…
The case of the stolen sixpence, Holly Webb
In the first book in this new series, Maisie rescues a puppy in peril and adopts him. She decides to investigate the puppy's original cruel owner, but instead gets tangled up in an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages and pilfered halfpennies. The streets of Victorian London are never safe, but Maisie's on the case!
The reindeer girl, Holly Webb
One Christmas, Lotta is visiting her grandmother in Norway. Soon, she finds herself drawn into a magical adventure, travelling by sledge, herding reindeer. But when a mother reindeer is lost, Lotta must find her before her calf starves.
The Christmas cookie collection, Lori Wilde
There's a legend in Twilight, Texas. It says that if on Christmas you sleep with kismet cookies under your pillow and dream of your one true love, he will be your destiny.
The Inimitable Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
The Mating Season P. G. Wodehouse
Right Ho, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
Thank You, Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
Arcady's goal, Eugene Yelchin
When twelve-year-old Arcady is sent to a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state in Soviet Russia, soccer becomes a way to secure extra rations, respect, and protection.
Falling into place, Amy Zhang
One cold day, high school junior Liz steers her car into a tree. This haunting and heartbreaking story is told by a surprising and unexpected narrator and unfolds in flashbacks, as Liz's friends, foes, and family gather at the hospital and Liz clings to life.

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Best European fiction, 2014 preface by Drago Jancar
From Belarus to Wales! Translated from more than 25 languages and highlighting the future luminaries and revolutionaries of international literature.
Best lesbian romance, 2014,
These 18 stories of love, intimacy, and soaring romance from Andrea Dale, Anna Meadows, Lee Lynch, Radclyffe, and the rest of the best, guide readers on an unforgettable journey of adventure, desire, excitement, and discovery.
A deep cry : soldier-poets killed on the Western Front edited by Anne Powell
As a contribution to the commemorations for the centenary of the First World War, this is a limited edition of Anne Powell's unique anthology. These are poems painstakingly collected from a multitude of sources.
Facing Michael Jordan : players recall the greatest basketball player who ever lived edited by Sean Deveney, with Kent McDill
Fifty first times,
Nineteen stories, fifty unforgettable experiences. Nineteen fabulous tales of first kisses, first loves, first everythings.
The FODMAP Solution
I wasn't strong like this when I started out : true stories of becoming a nurse edited by Lee Gutkind
This volume collects the stories of nurses at all stages of their careers: passionate, terrified, sometimes simply exhausted, as they discuss their experiences and the nursing profession, one of the most challenging and underappreciated jobs in the world.
Knowing their place? : the intellectual life of women in the 19th century edited by Brendan Walsh.
Knowing Their Place is a comprehensive account of the public, private and intellectual life of Irish women in the Victorian age.
Lovecraft's monsters edited by Ellen Datlow
This deliriously affectionate tribute to the master of horror features riveting stories paired with incomparable illustrations of his wicked progeny. Celebrating Lovecraft's most famous beasts in all their grotesque glory, each story is a gripping new take on a classic mythos creature
The mammoth book of steampunk adventures edited by Sean Wallace
From the editor of The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, this anthology of steam-powered short stories, dirigibles aloft, retro-tech wonders, and astounding adventure will set clockwork-loving hearts hammering with delight.
Musical Instruments
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Projects for the young mechanic : over 250 classic instructions & plans Popular Mechanics Co.
From creating artificial pearls to building a steam boiler, these vintage projects for indoors and outdoors offer a tremendous range of possibilities.
The scandal of Susan Sontag edited by Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature - the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. In this collection, Terry Castle, Nancy K. Miller, Wayne Koestenbaum, E. Ann Kaplan, and other leading scholars revisit Sontag's groundbreaking life and work.
Weird shadows over Innsmouth edited by Stephen Jones
Horror from the depths; “Nothing that I could have imagined… would be in any way comparable to the demoniac, blasphemous reality that I saw…" In this companion to the acclaimed anthology Shadows Over Innsmouth, World Fantasy Award- winning editor Stephen Jones has assembled eleven of the most skilled practitioners of the Lovecraftian craft.
What if it's not Alzheimer's : a caregiver's guide to dementia edited by Lisa Radin & Gary Radin
Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer's disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of "other" dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer's dementias.
Things That Float and Things That Don't David A. Adler
In the land of invisible women : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom Qanta Ahmed
The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. What she discovers is vastly different.
Mission to Mars : my vision for space exploration Buzz Aldrin with Leonard David
Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing of Apollo 11.
Growing up Muslim : understanding the beliefs and practices of Islam, Sumbul Ali-Karamali
Part I: Muslim beliefs and practices (or, what it's like to grow up Muslim in California).
Woodworking for everyone : 13 step-by-step projects for your home and family, Peter Alkema
City of the Beasts, Isabel Allende
Staid 15-year-old Alex has flown to New York to live with his grandmother. After passing the first of her tests for him - a girl who cons him out of all of his possessions - he must accompany the formidable old lady on a trip to the Amazon - in search of a fabled head-hunting tribe.
Forest of the Pygmies, Isabel Allende
Once again Alexander Cold and his indomitable journalist grandmother, Kate, are braving the mystical unknown, this time in the heart of Africa. But when a missionary approaches their camp in search of companions who have mysteriously disappeared, Alex, Nadia, and their group find themselves embarking on a dangerous mission.
Ines of my soul, Isabel Allende
Born into a poor family in Spain, Ines, a seamstress, finds herself condemned to a life of hard work without reward or hope for the future. It is the sixteenth century, the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and when her shiftless husband disappears to the New World, Ines uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure.
Paula, Isabel Allende
In December 1991, award-winning author Isabel Allende's 28-year-old daughter, Paula, was struck down by the blood disorder porphyria and fell into an irreversible coma. As she kept vigil at her daughter's bedside — first in Madrid and later in California, where Paula was transported to spend her final days — Allende kept a journal in which she not only tried to make sense of her daughter's tragic end, but also recorded stories of her own childhood and adult life.
The sum of our days, Isabel Allende
A brilliant memoir from the celebrated Chilean novelist on friends, family and life in California, her adopted home.
The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose
The Pacific describes the extraordinary true stories of four U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy carrier pilot fighting in the Pacific region during World War II.
Stephen E. Ambrose from D-Day to Victory e-book box set, Stephen E. Ambrose
Includes the following books by Stephen E. Ambrose, chronicling the pivotal moments from WWII, from D-Day to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Band of Brothers: A riveting account of Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army. D-Day: The preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Pegasus Bridge: A gripping account of the first engagement of D-Day.
Supreme commander : the war years of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Stephen E. Ambrose
In this classic portrait of Dwight E. Eisenhower the soldier, bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the Allied commander's leadership during World War II.
At what cost, J. Andersen
During her junior year, sixteen-year-old Maggie Reynolds expected to shop for prom dresses not maternity clothes. Now, instead of studying for the SATs, she's reading, What to Expect When You're Expecting.
Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself Maxine Anderson
Complete road bike maintenance, Guy Andrews
Complete Road Bike Maintenance provides road bike enthusiasts with step-by-step guidance to maintaining and repairing their bikes.
Flowers in the Attic V.C. Andrews
If There Be Thorns V.C. Andrews
Petals on the Wind V.C. Andrews
Dragnet Nation Julia Angwin
The UnAmericans Molly Antopol
Chasing before, Lenore Appelhans
Felicia and Neil have left Level 2 behind, but another level stands between them and heaven: Level 3. While the purpose of Level 2 is to relive your time on earth and make peace with your memories, the objective of Level 3 is to completely detach from life and prepare for your divine vocation … During Felicia and Neil's training period, a series of explosions destroy the portals out of Level 3. Tension is high and casualties are mounting. Though Neil wants to become either a Muse or a Healer to help, Felicia is drawn to the Seraphim Guard. A rift forms between the pair, one that grows wider when Felicia receives memories of her life that occur after her supposed death.
The memory of after Lenore Appelhans
In this gripping exploration of a futuristic afterlife, a teen discovers that death is just the beginning. Since her untimely death the day before her eighteenth birthday, Felicia Ward has been trapped in Level 2, a stark white afterlife located between our world and the next. Along with her fellow drones, Felicia passes the endless hours reliving memories of her time on Earth and mourning what she's lost: family, friends, and Neil, the boy she loved.
The naked sun Isaac Asimov
The electrifying sequel to Caves of Steel in which Elijah Baley is once more teemed up with R. Daneel. The two must travel to Solaria, where no human has gone in over a thousand years! Reacting in fear against the technological superiority of the Outer Worlds, the people of Earth have hidden themselves in vast underground cities, nursing a hatred for Spacers. The fifty Outer Worlds of the Spacers together are home to fewer people than planet Earth. And home to many, many more robots.
Stone Mattress Margaret Atwood
Sidney Sheldon's The tides of memory, Tilly Bagshawe
When long-buried mistakes of her youth begin to resurface, old hatreds are rekindled and Alexia De Vere, the conservative party's newest superstar, finds herself on the brink of losing everything: her power, her family, and even her own life.
Compelled by Love Heidi Baker
Keep me safe, Maya Banks
When Caleb Devereaux's younger sister is kidnapped, the scion of a powerful and wealthy family turns to an unlikely source for help: a beautiful and sensitive woman with a gift for finding answers others cannot. While Ramie can connect to victims and locate them by feeling their pain, her ability comes with a price. Every time she uses it, it costs her a piece of herself.
Unforgettable, Maya Banks
Enticed by his forgotten lover: Bryony Morgan pulls no punches - even when she's pregnant and facing down the father of her unborn child. She fell for wealthy hotelier Rafael de Luca when he courted her for her beachfront real estate. Then he disappeared. Now she's in New York for answers, and she won't accept a brush-off. But selective amnesia after a crash has Rafael puzzled. How could he ever forget a beauty like Bryony? He decides to return to the island where they met, and relive the unforgettable nights in question - until he remembers everything
The Great Galloon, Tom Banks
The Great Galloon is an enormous airship, built by Captain Meredith Anstruther and manned by his crew, who might seem like a bit of a motley bunch but who are able to fight off invading marauders whilst drinking tea and sweeping floors!
Voyage to the volcano : being a continuation of the telling of the voyages, mishaps and triumphs of Captain Meredith Anstruther, his crew and his celebrated Great Galloon, Tom Banks
Stanley, Rasmussen and the rest of the Great Galloon crew on their way to the greatest party ever held: Count Heinz-Marie von Forbes-Martinez of Eisberg's birthday party.
Telephone, Mac Barnett
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.
Lethal Sky Greg Barron
The Stories of the Mona Lisa Piotr Barsony
His noble promise, Adrienne Basso
Mistaking Anne Paget, a beautiful artist, for her sister Nicole, an adventuress who has stolen his nephew's heart, Richard Cameron, Earl of Mulgrave, receives the shock of his life when he meets the woman in question. For she is nothing like he's imagined… and everything he's ever wanted. From the moment she sees the darkly handsome Earl, Anne Paget longs to paint him. But Anne doesn't realize that Richard believes she is her younger sister…until he unwittingly leads her into a compromising situation that threatens her reputation.
To protect an heiress, Adrienne Basso
Blessed with beauty, fortune, and noble birth, Lady Meredith Barrington puzzles the ton by choosing to remain single. Then a roguish bet placed by her younger brothers leads Meredith to impulsively flirt with - and boldly kiss - the handsome, brooding Marquess of Dardington. A threatened scandal results in a hasty wedding. Theirs is a marriage of convenience, and Meredith is determined to maintain her usual independent ways. Then an apparent accident nearly takes her life, and Meredith, shaken, finds herself turning again and again to her husband, for comfort, for reassurance…and more.
To Tempt A Rogue Adrienne Basso
Farm flu, Teresa Bateman
When the farm animals seem to catch the flu one after another, a young boy does his best to take care of them.
Silent in an evil time : the brave war of Edith Cavell Jack Batten
Dutiful nurse, hospital matron, courageous resistance fighter, Edith Cavell was all of these. A British citizen, the forty-eight-year-old Cavell was matron of an institute for nurses in the suburbs of Brussels at the outbreak of World War I. Dedicated to the methods of Florence Nightingale, her intelligence and ferocious sense of duty had transformed the institute into a leading training centre. When the Germans captured Belgium in the fall of 1914, an organization was formed to assist British and French soldiers trapped behind German lines. Edith was asked to help and she didn't hesitate. From that moment forward, Edith sheltered escaping soldiers in her hospital, using trickery to keep the suspicious Germans from discovering them.
The Golden Ghost Marion Dane Bauer
The Very Little Princess Marion Dane Bauer
You are what you wear : what your clothes reveal about you, Jennifer J. Baumgartner
Almost every woman has found herself with a closet full of too many clothes or surrounded by brand-new items that somehow never get worn. Instead she gets stuck wearing the same few familiar pieces from a wardrobe that just doesn't feel "right." Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner argues that all those things are actually manifestations of deeper life issues. What if you could understand your appearance as a representation of your inner unresolved conflicts and then assemble a wardrobe to match the way you wish to be perceived?
The Power of Noticing Max Bazerman
What to listen for in opera : an introductory handbook, Charles R. Beck
Covering famous operas from 14 Italian, French and German composers, this handbook is designed to help listeners understand and appreciate the special skills required to sing famous operatic songs. It includes a plot synopsis of each opera with information about each song. Foreign language passages are translated into English. Appendices provide information on singers, recordings and useful references.
The healthy lunchbox, Fiona Beckett
The Healthy Lunchbox is full of suggestions and ideas to help you provide your child with an appetizing and appealing meal each day.
The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide Allan Bedford
The elements of resume style : essential rules and eye-opening advice for writing resumes and cover letters that work, Scott Bennett
Scott Bennett has hired hundreds of people in a variety of industries, and he knows firsthand what kind of resume sparks an employer's interest — and which ones fail. In this new edition, readers see that whether it's on paper or online, the rules are the same: use clear, dynamic language — and keep it short and focused.
The mystery hat written by Rune Brandt Bennicke & Jakob Hjort Jensen ; illustrated by Jakob Hjort Jensen.
Crow, Pig, and Beaver are taking a nice stroll in the woods when they come across a red hat sitting in a puddle. Whose hat is it? What mysterious circumstances could have brought it to this very puddle?
Stitched Paper Art for Kids Ali Benyon
The Baking Bible Rose Levy. Beranbaum
Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife Linda Berdoll
Darcy and Elizabeth Linda Berdoll
Over in a River Marianne Berkes
Traveling solo : advice and ideas for more than 250 great vacations, Eleanor Berman
The ultimate guide to traveling alone, Traveling Solo offers advice and ideas for more than 250 trips for solo travelers, including suggested vacations as varied as the ages, budgets, tastes, and interests of millions of singles.
Desperately Seeking Fireman Jennifer Bernard
The Fireman Who Loved Me Jennifer Bernard
Four Weddings and a Fireman Jennifer Bernard
Hot for Fireman Jennifer Bernard
The Night Belongs to Fireman Jennifer Bernard
One Fine Fireman Jennifer Bernard
Sex and the Single Fireman Jennifer Bernard
How to Wake Up Toni Bernhard
The Leonard Bernstein Letters Leonard Bernstein
Losing It Valerie Bertinelli
World spice at home : new flavors for 75 favorite dishes Amanda Bevill
Fan of Yotam Ottolenghi's Plenty and Jerusalem will be thrilled with the exciting new spice profiles in these 75 recipes. This book brings the world's exotic spices to your home kitchen to breath new life into favorite, familiar, and traditional dishes with wonderful new flavors.
Wild Things Betsy Bird
Fearless Eric Blehm
National Geographic kids chapters. Horse escape artist and more true stories of animals behaving badly, Ashlee Brown. Blewett
Some animals have a mind of their own. This is certainly the case for Mariska the horse escape artist, Milkshake the charging cow, and Pony the runaway goat! When these animals put their mind to something, they can't be stopped — especially when they are causing mischief.
Jon Stewart Michael Blitz
As comfortable and adept at interviewing Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, U.S. President Barack Obama, activist Al Sharpton, or political commentator Bill O'Reilly as he is chatting with Angelina Jolie, Bill Gates, or Denis Leary, Jon Stewart has emerged as one of the hottest television personalities and most powerful media icons of the 21st century.
Send, Patty Blount
All Dan wants for his senior year is to be invisible. This is his last chance at a semi-normal life. Nobody here knows who he is. Or what he's done. But on his first day at school, instead of turning away like everyone else, Dan breaks up a fight. Because Dan knows what it's like to be terrorized by a bully - he used to be one.
Black fly season, Giles Blunt
Sacrifice for the spirits or brutal murder? Someone in Algonquin Bay is out for blood. A young woman has been shot in the head. She can't remember why anyone wants to hurt her, or even her own name. Then a body turns up - Wombat Guthrie, biker and drug dealer, has taken his last ride. It's unlikely that the two cases are linked, but detectives Cardinal and Delorme keep encountering a name - 'Red Bear'. The truth must be found before the spirits claim another 'sacrifice'.
The delicate storm, Giles Blunt
A gruesome discovery in the wilderness above Algonquin Bay leads detectives John Cardinal and Lisa Delorme to a remote cabin that has served as an abattoir for a cold-blooded killer. But the woods hide other horrors and soon a second body is discovered, naked and shrouded in ice. When one of the victims is identified as an American the Mounties have to be called in, but it's the Canadian Secret Service that arouses the most mistrust.
The fields of grief Giles Blunt
Photographer Catherine Cardinal's fatal fall from a high building one moonlit night is ruled an act of suicide. She has a history of depression, a note is found and her psychiatrist is not surprised. But her husband, John Cardinal, won't accept this conclusion. Driven by grief and guilt, he launches his own investigation, helped by his reluctant colleagues. And when vicious notes appear, taunting him for his loss, his theory that she was murdered suddenly seems to be credible.
Forty words for sorrow, Giles Blunt
When four teenagers go missing in the small northern town of Algonquin Bay, the extensive police investigation comes up empty. Everyone is ready to give up, except Detective John Cardinal, an all-too-human loner whose persistence only serves to get him removed from homicide. Then the mutilated body of thirteen-year-old Katie Pine is pulled out of an abandoned mineshaft. And only Cardinal is willing to consider the horrible truth: that this quiet town is home to the most vicious of killers.
The Flute and Flute Playing Theobald Boehm
How Does Weather Change Jennifer Boothroyd
What Does Sunlight Do Jennifer Boothroyd
What Is a Forecast Jennifer Boothroyd
What Is Climate Jennifer Boothroyd
Tools of the Ancient Greeks Kris Bordessa
The creation of Anne Boleyn : a new look at England's most notorious queen, Susan Bordo
Part biography, part cultural history, "The Creation of Anne Boleyn" is a fascinating reconstruction of Anne's life and an illuminating look at her afterlife in the popular imagination. Why is Anne so compelling? Why has she inspired such extreme reactions? What did she really look like? Was she the flaxen-haired martyr of Romantic paintings or the raven-haired seductress of twenty-first-century portrayals? (Answer: neither.) And perhaps the most provocative questions concern Anne's death more than her life. How could Henry order the execution of a once beloved wife?
Sea trials : a lone sailor's race toward home Peter J. Bourke
A poignant account that will inspire you to tackle challenging sailing endeavors as well as squarely face life's emotional challenges, finding the courage to live a fully engaged, authentic life Three years after his wife's death, Peter Bourke bought a boat — even though he had never learned to sail. In 2009, Peter entered the Oldest Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race at age 58. Sea Trials is the account of those 40 days of racing on his 44-foot sailboat Rubicon.
The alien within, Ben Bova
Keith Stoner had been in a state of suspended animation for eighteen years. It was eighteen years earlier that Stoner had been an American member of a joint U.S. - Soviet venture to capture an alien ship, but when the Soviets had to pull out, Stoner willfully persisted and it was then, during that time on the strange ship that Stoner fell into the strange state that was neither here, nor there
Farside, Ben Bova
The discovery of an Earth-sized planet 30 light years from Earth sparks a race to develop a telescope to create a photographic record of the new world. The far side of the moon, with its "clear" view of space, seems an ideal location, but the project's planners must contend with rivalries from the existing moon colony of Selene.
Moonrise, Ben Bova
In the 21st century, the world is on the brink of a scientific renaissance, about to birth a future where space has become privatized and the moon transforms into a fertile commercial ground.
Moonwar, Ben Bova
While Moonbase has been flourishing under Stavenger's management, it's existence, and even Stavenger's life, both depend on nanotechnology which have been outlawed on Earth in response to a wave of luddite fear and violence
Star brothers, Ben Bova
Jo Camerata, the ambitious young student who fell in love with Keith Stoner, is now head of Vanguard Industries which has recovered an alien ship. As a result, Jo's company now controls the incredible wealth of technology aboard the ship as well as the fortune it reaps in - not to mention control of Keith Stoner.
Transhuman, Ben Bova
Luke Abramson, a brilliant cellular biologist who is battling lung cancer, has one joy in life, his ten-year-old granddaughter, Angela. When he learns that Angela has an inoperable brain tumour and is given less than six months to live, Abramson wants to try a new enzyme, Mortality Factor 4 (MORF4), that he believes will kill Angela's tumour. However, the hospital bureaucracy won't let him do it because MORF4 has not yet been approved by the FDA. Knowing that Angela will die before he can get approval of the treatment, Abramson abducts Angela from the hospital with plans to take her to a private research laboratory in Oregon.
Voyagers, Ben Bova
Ex-astronaut turned physicist Keith Stoner knows that the signals he's picking up at his space station are anything but random. The fiery object heading toward Earth is an alien spacecraft. Yet the world may never know for Ketih is trapped in an iron cordon of secrecy: his discovery had shattered the world power balance, setting off a brutal struggle for supremacy that raged within the sacred halls of the Vatican to the corridors of the Kremlin and the Pentagon.
The cat's pajamas, Ray Bradbury
This collection shows the astonishingly prolific author in lights of varying favour. Bradbury aims for a moral in 'Chrysalis' (1946? 1947), when a young black man who's tried for years to bleach his skin and a young white boy with a deep tan get the same racist response from a hot dog vendor. Skin colour is also the issue in 'The Transformation' (1948? 1949), a set piece in which a gang of carnival workers enact revenge on a notorious rapist with the help of a tattoo gun.
Last chain on Billie : how one extraordinary elephant escaped the big top Carol Bradley
Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, this book charts the history of elephants in America, the story of the Elephant Sanctuary, and the tale of a resilient elephant who defied the system even as she struggled to conquer her past, who never lost sight of the life she was meant to have.
Muzzled Eileen Brady
Quilt as-you-go made modern, Jera Brandvig
Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you.
Trust me, Jack's beanstalk stinks! The story of Jack and the beanstalk as told by the giant, Eric Braun
The giant tells what really happened when Jack kept climbing up the beanstalk and sneaking into his house.
The miracle match : Chappell, Lillee, Richards and the most electric moment in Australian cricket Ian Brayshaw
Greg Chappell, Viv Richards, Jeff Thomson, Rod Marsh and Dennis Lillee? the best of the best in international cricket in the 1970s. Imagine a match that pitted them against each other; imagine The Miracle Match. In 1976, Western Australia took on Queensland in a one-day domestic at the WACA Ground? It would come to be known as The Miracle Match.
Gun Digest book of long-range shooting, L.P. Brezny
Inside you'll find: Best new guns going long; new calibres and loadings; big-bore heavy-hitters for 1,000 yards and beyond; the lowdown on Rifle Golf, the hottest new long-range game; the hottest optics, props, chronographs, and techniques.
The Truth Doesn't Have to Hurt Deb Bright
Fallout from Fukushima, Richard P. Broinowski
On a calm afternoon in March 2011, a force-nine earthquake jolted the Pacific Ocean seabed east of Japan. Forty minutes later, a tsunami 21 meters high crashed onto the coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate prefectures. Combining interviews, research, and analysis, this book reveals the extent of the disaster's consequences.
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel Brown
A chronicle of the mid-nineteenth-century wagon train tragedy draws on the perspectives of one of its survivors, Sarah Graves, recounting how her new husband and she joined the Donner party on their California-bound journey and encountered violent perils, in an account that also offers insight into the scientific reasons that some died while others survived.
Tori Amos Jake Brown
Rest in pieces Rita Mae Brown
Small towns don't take kindly to strangers — unless the stranger happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous and seemingly unattached male. When Blair Bainbridge comes to Crozet, Virginia, the local matchmakers lose no time in declaring him perfect for their newly divorced postmistress, Marry Minor "Harry Haristeen." Even Harry's tiger cat, Ms. Murphy, and her Welsh Corgi, Tee Tucker, believe he smells A-okay. Could his one little imperfection be that he's a killer?
Wish you were here Rita Mae Brown
Crozet's thirty-something post-mistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, has a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy) and a Welsh Corgi (Tucker), a pending divorce, and a bad habit of reading postcards not addressed to her. When Crozet's citizens start turning up murdered, Harry remembers that each received a card with a tombstone on the front and the message "Wish you were here" on the back. Intent on protecting their human friend, Mrs. Murphy and Tucker begin to scent out clues.
Critical care : a new nurse faces death, life, and everything in between, Theresa Brown
"At my job, people die," writes Theresa Brown, capturing both the burden and the singular importance of her profession. Brown, a former English professor, chronicles her first year as an R.N. in medical oncology. She illuminates the unique role of nurses in health care, giving us a moving portrait of the day-to-day work nurses do: caring for the person who is ill, not just the illness itself.
The Healing Quilt Wanda E. Brunstetter
The Ryder Cup : golf's greatest event Bob Bubka
The daring book for girls Andrea J. Buchanan
The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know - and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all.
Barfly : the movie, Charles Bukowski
The screenplay of the 1987 movie, as written by Charles Bukowski.
The captain is out to lunch and the sailors have taken over the ship Charles Bukowski
A book length collaboration between two underground legends, Charles Bukowski and Robert Crumb. Bukowski's last journals candidly and humorously reveal the events in the writer's life as death draws inexorably nearer, thereby illuminating our own lives and natures, and to give new meaning to what was once only familiar.
You get so alone at times that it just makes sense, Charles Bukowski
Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times, a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.
The age of fable : stories of gods and heroes, Thomas Bulfinch
Long regarded as one of the most significant collectors and interpreters of folklore and mythology, Thomas Bulfinch was an esteemed but not affluent scholar from Massachusetts who set about making the world's folk tales accessible to the lay reader. In this, Bulfinch's first published work, he explores ancient Greek and Roman folk tales and their interpretation by various authors over the course of thousands of years.
The Lost Get-Back Boogie James Lee. Burke
Lesbian sex bible, Diana Cage
Modern sex instruction for the contemporary lesbian, bisexual, bicurious, and transfemale is here. Lesbian Sex Bible is a fresh, inclusive and informed look at lesbian sexuality in all of its exciting complexity and diversity.
The Bear Hug Sean Callahan
Party Games Sean Callery
Act of Terror Marc Cameron
National Security Marc Cameron
State of Emergency Marc Cameron
Time of Attack Marc Cameron
The Trident deception, Rick Campbell
The USS Kentucky a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads is about to go on a routine cruise. Not long after it reaches the open sea, however, the Kentucky receives a launch order. After receiving that launch order, it is cut off from all counter-orders and disappears into the Pacific while it makes the eight-day transit to the launch site. What the Kentucky's crew doesn't know is that those launch orders haven't actually come from the U.S. government. Rogue elements within the Mossad have learned that Iran has developed its first nuclear weapon and, in ten days, will detonate it and the target is Israel.
A town called Valentine, Emma Cane
Emily Murphy never thought she'd return to her mum's rustic hometown in the Colorado Mountains. But after her marriage in San Francisco falls apart, leaving her penniless and heartsick, she returns to her old family home to find a new direction for her life. On her first night back, though, a steamy encounter with handsome rancher Nate Thalberg is not the fresh start she had in mind.
History of old friends : a home for retired thoroughbreds, Rick Capone
Like many before him in the Bluegrass State, Michael Blowen, a former Boston Globe entertainment writer, fell in love with horses, specifically Thoroughbreds. The reality beyond the racetracks, he knew, was that each day a Thoroughbred was in the spotlight, for some of these distinguished athletes, their days were numbered. For that reason, he dreamed of finding a way to give them a dignified retirement after they completed their rigorous racing careers.
India Black, Carol K. Carr
Madam India Black is thrust into a deadly game of intrigue and blackmail between Russian and British agents after Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office has a heart attack and dies while visiting her Victorian London brothel.
India Black and the gentleman thief, Carol K. Carr
India Black's double life operating a high-class brothel and running high-stakes espionage for Her Majesty's government can take its toll. But there's no rest for the weary-particularly when an international conspiracy comes knocking; India Black is one of Victorian London's most respected madams - not a bloody postmistress. So when Colonel Francis Mayhew forwards a seemingly innocuous shipping bill to her address, she's puzzled. And when three thugs bust down her door, steal the envelope, and rough up both her and fellow agent French - well, that's enough to make India Black see red.
India Black and the rajah's ruby, Carol K. Carr
India Black uses her wit and wiles as both a madam and a spy, proving she's the best there is when it comes to undercover work Drawn into intrigue by her lover Philip Barrett, India finds herself being used as a pawn to help him steal a valuable jewel. Turning the tables, she proves that India Black answers to no man, no matter how attractive he may be Includes a preview of India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy.
India Black and the shadows of anarchy, Carol K. Carr
India Black, full-time madam and occasional secret agent, is feeling restless when Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli sends word that he wants to meet with her — alone. Even though all her previous meetings have been organized by the rakishly handsome spy French, it's been decided this is a mission India must attempt on her own.
India Black and the widow of Windsor, Carol K. Carr
Spy for Queen Victoria, India Black, disguises herself as a servant to protect Her Highness from a possible assassination attempt by Scottish nationalists while spending the Christmas holidays in Balmoral.
India Black in the city of light, Carol K. Carr
When it comes to undercover work, nobody does it better than Madam of Espionage India Black. India and the handsome British spy, French, are ordered to escort a Russian agent to Paris where he will be exchanged for one of Her Majesty's operatives
The homecoming, Robyn Carr
At the age of nineteen, Seth Sileski had everything. A superb athlete and scholar, handsome and popular, he was the pride of Thunder Point. Destined for greatness, he lost it all in a terrible accident that put an end to his professional football career when it had barely begun.
The promise, Robyn Carr
Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the dating scene. She's already been burned by a man with kids, and she's come to Thunder Point determined not to repeat past mistakes.
Coping with an anxious or depressed child : a guide for parents and carers, Sam Cartwright-Hatton
Does your child suffer from anxiety or depression? Are you at a loss as to what to do about it? This navigational tool gives guidance on what you can do to give your child the best chance of recovery, as well as offering insight into the complicated system of mental healthcare.
Too much Tuscan sun : confessions of a Chianti tour guide Dario Castagno
Too Much Tuscan Sun is Dario's, a Tuscan guide whose client base is predominantly American, account of some of his more remarkable customers, from the obsessive and the oblivious to the downright lunatic.
The clockwork dagger, Beth Cato
Octavia Leander, who has preternatural healing skills, takes a ramshackle airship to her new post as a medician. An attack on her delightfully starchy roommate, Mrs. Stout, is followed in short order by an attempt on her own life.
The Hot Air Balloon Book Clive Catterall
Can a robot be human? : 33 perplexing philosophy puzzles, Peter Cave
A book of puzzles and paradoxes which introduces some of life's important questions with tales and tall stories, reasons and arguments, common sense and bizarre conclusions.
Keeper Of The Light Diane Chamberlain
Pirate queen of Ireland : the adventures of Grace O'Malley, Anne Chambers
This is the true story of Grace O'Malley, or Granuaile, who ruled on land and sea in Connaught over 400 years ago. A Pirate Queen and Chieftain, she became a legend. We meet Grace as a young girl on Ireland's west coast. Her father is a strong chieftain and loves the sea. Despite her parents' objections, Grace becomes a better sailor than any of her father's crew and so the adventures of the Pirate Queen begin.
Tamed Emma Chase
Tangled Emma Chase
Twisted Emma Chase
Mindfulness in eight weeks : the revolutionary 8 week plan to clear your mind and calm your life, Michael Chaskalson
This revolutionary 8 week step-by-step guide to Mindfulness is the first ever publication of a hybrid of the two most popular approaches to Mindfulness currently sweeping the world.
Revolution street Amir Hasan Chihiltan
Uncensored and unflinching, Amir Cheheltan's firebrand tale of power, corruption, and love, set against the roiling aftermath of the Islamic Revolution, opens an unforgettable trilogy of novels about everyday lives in contemporary Tehran.
Take your last breath, Lauren Child
Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Get ready to meet Ruby Redfort: code-cracking genius. Intrepid detective. Schoolgirl.
Simply perfect party cakes for kids : easy step-by-step novelty cakes for children's parties, Zoe Clark
Simply Perfect Party Cakes for Kids is a stunning collection of 12 easy-to-achieve novelty cakes for children from internationally renowned cake decorator Zoe Clark.
The Comedy, History and Tragedy of William Shakespeare Anna Claybourne
The Redhead Plays Her Hand Alice Clayton
The Unidentified Redhead Alice Clayton
Wallbanger Alice Clayton
Clouds among the stars, Victoria Clayton
The Byng family, theatrical down to the youngest, 12-year-old Cordelia, are stunned out of even their normal self-involvement by the news that their father, the celebrated Shakespearean actor, has apparently killed his rival on stage during the last rehearsals for the new production of King Lear.
The Bug in the Jug Wants a Hug: A Short Vowel Sounds Book Brian P. Cleary
The Clown in the Gown Drives the Car with the Star: A Book about Diphthongs and R-Controlled Vowels Brian P. Cleary
The Frail Snail on the Trail: A Long Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends Brian P. Cleary
The Peaches on the Beaches: A Book about Inflectional Endings Brian P. Cleary
Stop, Drop, and Flop in the Slop: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Blends Brian P. Cleary
The Thing on the Wing Can Sing: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs Brian P. Cleary
Whose Shoes Would You Choose: A Long Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs Brian P. Cleary
Enter pale death, Barbara Cleverly
One morning before dawn at her regal country estate, Lady Lavinia Truelove is crushed to death by a horse. Classified as "death by misadventure," this appears a gruesome accident, but Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play - a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his personal grievances toward Sir James Truelove, who is Lady Lavinia's widower and the influential academic patron of Dorcas Joliffe, whom Joe one day hopes to marry.
A gift of grace, Amy Clipston
When Rebecca Kauffman's sister Grace, who left the Amish behind years earlier, is killed in an accident, it is up to Rebecca and her husband Daniel to raise Grace's two teenage English daughters in their Old Order Amish community.
Objects of her affection Sonya Cobb
Sophie Porter is the last person in the world you'd expect to be stealing Renaissance masterpieces — and that's exactly why she's so good at it. Slipping objects out of her husband's office at the Philadelphia Museum of Art satisfies something deep inside, during a time in her life when satisfactions are few and far between. Selling the treasures also happens to keep their house out of foreclosure — a house that means everything to Sophie.
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept, Paulo Coelho
The story of a young Spanish woman, Pilar, and her encounter with her lost love, an unnamed spiritual seeker who comes to worship the feminine face of God.
The boy with the tiger's heart, Linda Coggin
Raised by dogs and feared by humans, Nona, suspected of murdering her guardian, must run from the authorities with the only people she can trust: a frightened boy called Caius, a mixed-up boy called Jay - and a bear by the name of Abel Dancer.
No Book But the World Leah Cohen
Dictionary of Music Education Irma H. Collins
Hell's gates : the true Tasmanian story of the escaped convicts who turned to cannibalism to survive, Paul Collins
The man standing in the dock of the Supreme Court of Van Dieman's Land certainly didn't look like someone 'laden with the weight of human blood, and believed to have banqueted on human flesh'. This was the first time that a self-confessed cannibal had appeared in court. A year and nine months earlier Pearce and seven other convicts had escaped from the totally isolated prison-settlement of Sarah Island in Macquarie Harbour on the far west coast of Tasmania. He was the sole survivor of their nine-week trek to what they thought would be freedom, a journey through some of the most difficult wilderness terrain in the world.
The adventurer's handbook : from surviving an anaconda attack to finding your way out of a desert, Mick Conefrey
How do you survive a charging elephant? Where do you find water in a desert? Learn the answers to these questions and more from the best instructors possible: a cast of famous explorers, including Livingstone, Shackleton and John Hunt.
The forgotten soldier : he went off to fight in the Great War - and never came home, Charlie Connelly
Charlie Connelly returns with a First World War memoir of his great uncle, Edward Connelly, who was an ordinary boy sent to fight in a war the likes of which the world had never seen. But this is not just his story; it is the story of all the young forgotten soldiers who fought and bravely died for their country. Private Edward Connelly, aged 19, was killed in the First World War a week before the Armistice and immediately forgotten, even, it seems, by his own family.
A Dancer In the Dust Thomas H. Cook
Absolutely Lucy Ilene Cooper
Look at Lucy Ilene Cooper
Lucy on the Ball Ilene Cooper
Lucy on the Loose Ilene Cooper
Lucy's Tricks and Treats Ilene Cooper
Thanks to Lucy Ilene Cooper
Raw cookies : 60 delicious, gluten-free superfood treats, Julia Corbett
Raw Cookies presents sixty recipes for tasty, superfood-packed raw cookies — ideal for raw foodists, those on a gluten-free diet, and anyone wanting to follow a more health-conscious lifestyle.
Knitting sweaters from around the world : 18 heirloom patterns in a variety of styles and techniques, Kari A. Cornell
Knitting Sweaters from Around the World brings together a sampling of patterns from Scandinavia, Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the East, and the West, featuring creative works from well-known designers.
The burning land, Bernard Cornwell
This novel, the fifth in the magnificent series of England's history, tells of the final assaults on Alfred's Wessex, that Wessex survived to become England is because men like Uhtred defeated an enemy feared throughout Christendom.
Death of kings, Bernard Cornwell
As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. This novel is a dramatic story of the power of tribal commitment and the terrible difficulties of divided loyalties.
The empty throne, Bernard Cornwell
Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. In the end it is one champion, one hero, who will destroy the new Viking threat to Mercia and ultimately decide the fate of England.
The last kingdom, Bernard Cornwell
This story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed English nobleman. Captured as a child and raised by the Danes, he now finds his allegiances divided.
The lords of the north, Bernard Cornwell
The year is 878 and Wessex is free from the Vikings. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, helped Alfred win that victory, but now he is disgusted by Alfred's lack of generosity and repelled by the king's insistent piety. This is a story of betrayal, romance and struggle, set in an England of turmoil, upheaval, and glory.
The pale horseman, Bernard Cornwell
Outnumbered Saxon forces continue battling Danish invaders in this sequel to The Last Kingdom. It's A.D. 877, and the dispossessed Northumbrian noble Uhtred demonstrates his newfound patriotism in the book's climactic battle at Edington.
Sword song, Bernard Cornwell
The fourth in the Alfred series. The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and the Saxon kingdom of Wessex in the south. Uhtred has land, a wife and two children and a duty given to him by Alfred to hold the frontier on the Thames. But trouble stirs, a dead man has risen and new Vikings have arrived to occupy London.
Watch the Cookie Nancy Cote
50 shades of rust : barn finds you wish you'd discovered, Tom Cotter
101 barn-find tales sure to entice any car collector.
Nurse on call : the true story of a 1950s district nurse Edith Cotterill
Training in a hospital in the 1930s, Edith Cotterill's long hours on the wards included encouraging leeches to attach to patients (a task much harder than you might think) and the disposal in the furnace of amputated limbs. Whether she was ridding ageing spinsters of fleas or dishing out penicillin and enemas, Edith always approached even the most belligerent of patients with humour, compassion and warmth.
Girlfriend in a coma, Douglas Coupland
A New Age novel on a Vancouver woman who falls into a coma which lasts nearly two decades. The novel traces the impact on her family, especially on her boyfriend and a daughter she gave birth to just before the coma.
Microserfs Douglas Coupland
Young people working for Microsoft decide to make a bid for freedom by founding their own software company. The novel — narrated as an online journal by — describes the ups and downs of raising money for a new business.
Fitter, faster, funnier Olympics, Michael Cox
From unbelievable tales of triumph (with all the shocking bits left in) to incredible facts about Olympic athletes, this is an aspirational, informative, interactive and hilarious guide to the Olympics what they're all about and what made them what they are today.
Big Egg Molly Coxe
Hot Dog Molly Coxe
Whistling Past the Graveyard Susan Crandall
Walking the Border : a journey between Scotland and England, Ian Crofton
In 2013 Ian Crofton undertook a journey he had been pondering for years: a walk along the Border between Scotland and England. It would be an exploration both of his own identity, not quite Scottish, not quite English, and of a largely unexplored stretch of country.
Gawain and Lady Green Anne Eliot. Crompton
Here We Are Now Charles R. Cross
Better When He's Bad Jay Crownover
Jet, Jay Crownover
Longing to escape her wild life with bad boys, Southern belle Ayden Cross falls for a man whose dangerous tattooed looks embody her most passionate rock-and-roll fantasies and who holds very different ideas about relationships.
The marked men : three stories Jay Crownover
The first three thrilling and sexy books in the Marked Men Series, Rule, Jet and Rome. Sizzling stories of love, lust and longing.
Nash Jay Crownover
Saint Ford has worked hard to achieve her childhood dream of becoming a nurse. Focused on her work and devoted to her patients, there's no room for love. She doesn't need a guy making waves in her calm, serene life.
Rome, Jay Crownover
Cora Lewis is a whole lot of fun, and she knows how to keep her tattooed bad boy friends in line. But all that flash and sass hide the fact that she never got over the way her first love broke her heart. Now she has a plan to make sure that never happens again.
Rowdy, Jay Crownover
After his first broken heart, Rowdy St. James decided he was going to do everything in his power to live up to his nickname: life was all about the good times. But when a ghost from the past appears, she makes him question everything he thought he knew about love.
The snow queen, Michael Cunningham
A vision appears in the sky above wintry New York and seems to exert an influence over two brothers, in this luminous, compassionate novel from the author of 'The Hours'. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up; in the sky he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way.
The edge of you, Theresa DaLayne
Maya knows she's doing the right thing by moving to Alaska with her parents, but that doesn't mean she has to be happy about it. Jake doesn't like handouts and he certainly doesn't need any distractions. Working on a salmon boat is the only way to pay for his mother's surgery. Jake couldn't imagine anything else fitting into his life, until he meets Maya.
Grumpy Old Bear Jay Dale
I can see it too Jay Dale
To the moon Jay Dale
Fallen women, Sandra Dallas
It's the spring of 1885 when socialite Beret Osmundsen first sets foot in a Denver police station. Just days before, she received the terrible news of the death of her estranged sister, Lillie. Soon, a sordid story is revealed when Beret comes across a scandal sheet with the details of a brutal murder of a prostitute named 'Lillie Brown'. With the help of detective Mick McCauley, Beret ultimately unearths the truth about the sister she couldn't save and exposes the darkest side of Gilded Age ambition in the city.
A quilt for Christmas, Sandra Dallas
It is 1864 and Eliza Spooner's husband Will has joined the Kansas volunteers to fight the Confederates, leaving her with their children and in charge of their home and land. When the unthinkable happens, she takes in a woman and child who have been left alone and made vulnerable by the war, and she finds solace and camaraderie amongst the women of her quilting group. And when she is asked to help hide an escaped slave, she must decide for herself what is right, and who she can count on to help her.
Rescue At Cardwell Ranch, B. J. Daniels
When Hayes Cardwell arrived in Big Sky, Montana, for his brother's wedding, the Texas P.I. didn't expect to play hero. But ever since he saved her from a brutal abductor, he can't get McKenzie Sheldon out of his mind and heart. As passion blindsides him, Hayes vows to protect the beautiful business owner from once again becoming the target of a killer intent on finishing the job.
Wedding At Cardwell Ranch, B. J. Daniels
In Montana for his brother's nuptials, Jackson Cardwell isn't looking to be anybody's hero. But the Texas single father knows a beautiful lady in distress when he meets her. Someone's hell-bent on making Allie Taylor think she's losing her mind. Jackson's determined to unmask the perp…and guard the widowed wedding planner and her little girl with his life.
Australian outback kings, Emma Darcy
The Cattle King's Mistress: Nathan King, powerful head of his legendary family's cattle empire, has everything except a woman to share his life. Miranda Wade has nothing except a past she is determined to leave behind. The Playboy King's Wife: Stunning in her bridesmaid's dress, Samantha Connelly no longer looks like anyone's kid sister! Playboy Tommy King has been searching for the right woman to bring home to King's Eden. Looking at Sam now, it seems this special woman has been under his roof all along. The Pleasure King's Bride: Christabel Valdex yearns to say yes to Jared's dinner invitations. But could she risk just one night to remember?
Say yes to the marquess, Tessa Dare
After eight years of waiting for Piers Brandon, the wandering Marquess of Granville, to set a wedding date, Clio Whitmore has had enough. She's inherited a castle, scraped together some pride, and made plans to break her engagement. Not if Rafe Brandon can help it. A ruthless prize-fighter and notorious rake, Rafe is determined that Clio will marry his brother, even if he has to plan the dratted wedding himself. So how does a hardened fighter cure a reluctant bride's cold feet?
Megacatastrophes! : nine strange ways the world could end David J. Darling
Dr David Darling and Dr Dirk Schulze-Makuch delve into the amazing science of the end of the world. Could it be the asteroid hurtling towards us, or a tiny army of nanobots in a deranged feeding frenzy? Rating the likelihood of each potential disaster, David and Dirk provide the best guide to the worst that could happen, and explore what we could do to save our souls. So sit down, face the inevitable, and prepare to discover the nine weirdest ways we could all go to meet our maker.
The maze runner, James Dashner
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
Cataract City Craig Davidson
The devil's promise, David Stuart Davies
The discovery of a corpse on a deserted beach is just the first in a series of mysterious and terrifying events that threaten Sherlock Holmes. Driven to investigate the death, Homes and Watson attract unwanted attention from the strange inhabitants of the nearby village, and are viciously attacked. Watson wakes to discover that months have passed and his friend is not the man he remembers. What has transpired during those lost days? And is it connected to the notorious devil worshipper whose descendants live nearby?
The end of the story, Lydia Davis
A woman attempts to recover from a failed love affair by writing a novel on the subject and finds it a difficult task. The hardest part is the chronology, who did what to whom first. She describes the affair in narrative form, without dialogue, from its happy beginnings - he was good looking, a poet, 12 years her junior - to the sordid finale when she turned to stalking him.
King Cave, Scarlett Dawn
The safe, comfortable world of Lily Ruckler and her fellow Mystic Kings and Queens is rocked to the core by the attacks at King Hall. Not only does Lily have to kill the Commoners attacking her people, she also has to assume the mantle of leadership, and bring the surviving Mystical community to King Cave. Ezra becomes her rock, the one person who understands. It's not normal for shifters and vampires to be friends, and when a horrifying truth is revealed, their relationship morphs from unusual to unspeakable. Lily is good at keeping secrets that could get her killed. Is she willing to risk Ezra's life as well?
King Hall, Scarlett Dawn
Lily Ruckler is adept at one thing: survival. Born a Mystical hybrid, her mere existence is forbidden, but her nightmare is only about to start. Fluke, happenstance, and a deep personal loss finds Lily deeply entrenched with those who would destroy her simply for existing - The Mystical Kings.
GT : the world's best GT cars, 1953-1973, Sam Dawson
Since the arrival of the Lancia Aurelia B20 Grand Tourer (GT) in 1953, GTs have been the ultimate in luxury performance cars. This book, the first in a series of three, tells the stories behind some of the most glamorous and alluring vehicles of the fifties, sixties and seventies - the Grand Tourers.
Afterburn ; Aftershock, Sylvia Day
Afterburn: The realisation that Jax still affected me so strongly was a jagged pill to swallow. He'd only been part of my life for five short weeks. But now he was back. Walking into a deal I'd worked hard to close. And God, he was magnificent. Aftershock: When it came to playing games, my lover Jax was a master strategist. He pulled strings behind the closed doors of D.C.'s most powerful political players. What he didn't know was that when I didn't like the rules, I threw them out and made my own. I wasn't going to let Jax get away with it. I wasn't going to let him get away at all.
Eternity Matt de la Pena
The madonnas of Leningrad, Debra Dean
In 1941, the German army approached Leningrad, signalling the beginning of what would become a long and torturous siege. Marina, a tour guide at the Hermitage Museum, was instructed to take down the museum's masterpieces for safekeeping, yet leave the frames hanging empty on the walls. She used them to furnish a "memory palace," a personal Hermitage in her mind to which she retreated to escape terror, hunger, and encroaching death. A refuge that would stay buried deep within her, until she needed it once more.
A fork on the road : 400 cities, one stomach, Mark DeCarlo
A seasoned comedian's love letter to America's food curiosities: the regional cuisines, the culinary oddities, the weird and the wonderful.
Downsize with style, Bettina Deda
With her beautifully illustrated practical guide Downsize with Style Bettina Deda encourages you to see downsizing differently, to embrace the change and the opportunities that come with it. Downsize with Style will guide you through an easy-to-follow 5-step process to successfully manage your downsizing project.
The family tree, Barbara Delinsky
Dana Clarke has always longed for the stability of home and family. Now she has married a man she adores who is from a prominent family, and she is about to give birth to their first child. But what should be the happiest day of her life becomes the day her world falls apart. Her daughter is born beautiful and healthy, but no one can help noticing the African American traits in her appearance. Dana's husband, begins to worry that people will think Dana has had an affair. The only way to repair the damage done is for Dana to track down the father she never knew and to explore the possibility of African American lineage in his family history.
Not my daughter, Barbara Delinsky
A pregnancy pact between three teenaged girls puts their mothers' love to the ultimate test in this emotionally wrenching story of love and forgiveness.
While my sister sleeps, Barbara Delinsky
Molly has always lived in her sister's shadow and her feelings for her sister have run the gamut. But when her sister, a world-class runner, suffers a heart attack and does not regain consciousness, Molly must make the tough decisions in a role that will destroy some of her most cherished beliefs about the sister she thought she knew.
Air Force One is Down John Denis
Hostage Tower John Denis
Travels with Casey, Benoit Denizet-Lewis
Over four months, 32 states, and 13,000 miles in a rented motor home, Denizet-Lewis and his canine companion attempt to pay tribute to the most powerful interspecies bond there is, in the country with the highest rate of dog ownership in the world. On the way, Denizet-Lewis known for his deeply reported dispatches from far corners of American life meets an irresistible cast of dogs and dog-obsessed humans.
Behind the mask : the life of Vita Sackville-West, Matthew Dennison
Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was never straightforward. Her life is re-told here in a new biography. Drawing on wide-ranging sources and the extensive letters that sustained her marriage, this is a compelling story of love, loss and jealousy, of high-life and low points, of binding affection and illicit passion - a portrait of an extraordinary, 20th-century life.
God's pocket, Pete Dexter
Young Leon Hubbard was arrogant and near psychotic. So when he was killed on a South Philadelphia construction site, everyone who knew him wanted to bury the bad news with the body. All, that is, except two - Leon's mother and the local columnist for the common man.
Tools of the Ancient Romans : a kid's guide to the history & science of life in Ancient Rome Rachel Dickinson
One thousand years of ancient Roman civilisation and its effect on modern living are presented in this interactive guide. Divided into themes and further supplemented by time lines and sidebars, every aspect of Rome is discussed, from Pompeii and gladiator bouts to the technology behind Roman baths and siege machines.
Oleander girl, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Enjoying a sheltered childhood with adoring grandparents but troubled by the silence surrounding her parents' deaths, 17-year-old Korobi is prompted by a love note among her mother's possessions and a fiance's shattering revelation to travel from India to post-September 11 America in search of her true identity.
Ukulele Daniel Dixon
Chateau of secrets Melanie B. Dobson
A young noblewoman hides French resistance fighters in tunnels beneath her home while Germans occupy her house. Seventy years later, her granddaughter visits the family's abandoned chateau and uncovers shocking secrets from the past.
The bone orchard, Paul Doiron
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, Mike Bowditch is working as a fishing guide in the North Woods. But when his mentor Sgt. Kathy Frost is forced to kill a troubled war veteran in an apparent case of 'suicide by cop,' he begins having second thoughts about his decision. Now Kathy finds herself the target of a government inquiry and outrage from the dead soldier's platoon mates. Soon she finds herself in the sights of a sniper, as well. Bowditch is forced to confront the choices he has made and determine, once and for all, the kind of man he truly is.
Massacre pond, Paul Doiron
Investigating the senseless slaughter of five moose found on the estate of a wealthy animal rights activist, Game Warden Mike Bowditch finds the controversial case turning more sinister when the activist's daughter is killed in a suspicious accident, a situation that compels Bowditch to risk everything he cares about.
I Hear America Singing Rachel Clare Donaldson
Tut's Mummy, Judy Donnelly
Describes the burial of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb by archaeologists more than 3000 years later.
National Geographic kids chapters. Parrot genius and more true stories of amazing animal talents, Moira Rose. Donohue
A cat that's ready for the catwalk. A parrot that seems to know what she's saying. A flying pig um, pug. These animals know what it means to be in the spotlight. Meet Lorenzo the cat supermodel, Einstein the parrot genius, and Otis the skydiving dog.
The healing power of tea : simple teas & tisanes to remedy and rejuvenate your health, Caroline Dow
For centuries, tea has been used for healing and improved wellness, and now you can learn to rejuvenate your health with The Healing Power of Tea. Whether a new or expert tea drinker, Caroline Dow provides you with "tea-rrific" knowledge, including detailed explanations of different tea types and their advantages, as well as a list of ailments and what blends will alleviate them.
Isabella : the Warrior Queen Kirstin Downey
An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history.
Island of the lost : shipwrecked at the edge of the world, Joan Druett
Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean. In 1864 Captain Musgrave and his crew of four wreck on the island. Captain Musgrave inspires his men to build a cabin and a forge, where they manufacture tools. Under Musgrave's leadership, they band together and remain civilized through even the darkest and most terrifying days. Incredibly, at the same time on the opposite end of the island the Invercauld wrecks during a horrible storm. Nineteen men stagger ashore. Unlike Captain Musgrave, the captain of the Invercauld falls apart. Only three survive. Musgrave and all of his men not only endure for nearly two years, they also plan their own astonishing escape, setting off on one of the most courageous sea voyages in history. Using the survivors' journals and historical records, maritime historian Joan Druett brings this untold story to life.
American titan : searching for John Wayne, Marc Eliot
An audience favourite and top box-office draw for decades, John Wayne symbolized masculinity, power, and patriotism, and inspired millions of Americans. Yet despite his popularity and success, he was unfairly dismissed as a "B" movie actor lacking elegance, creativity, range, and depth. American Titan challenges conventional wisdom and reevaluates Wayne's life and vital cinematic legacy, ultimately placing the man known as "Duke" among a select and brilliant pantheon of "actor auteurs" - artists whose consistency of style in their work reflects their personal creative vision.
Leading with honor : leadership lessons from the Hanoi Hilton, Lee Ellis
Lee Ellis shows us that the principles of leadership he experienced during some of the most difficult situations as a POW are applicable to leaders everywhere.
The nice girl syndrome : stop being manipulated and abused — and start standing up for yourself, Beverly Engel
This book shows how women can overcome the pressure to please and feel free to be their true selves. Women who are too nice send the message that they are an easy target to be taken advantage of. In this groundbreaking book, Engel, an internationally acclaimed abuse expert, helps women confront the beliefs and behaviours that keep them stuck in their Nice Girl act while replacing them with healthier, more empowering ones. Filled with the stories of women Engel has worked with over the years, this helpful guide offers practical, much-needed advice.
The care and taming of a rogue, Suzanne Enoch
How to tell if a man is an unrepentant rogue: 1. He has no patience for frivolous debutantes. 2. He kisses you after a single dance. 3. He makes you forget yourself and kiss him back. After years away from London, Captain Bennett Wolfe is back - and alive, much to society's surprise. Having been presumed dead, this rugged adventurer is now much sought after by every marriage-minded young woman, but Bennett has eyes only for the intriguing Lady Phillipa Eddison.
The devil wears kilts, Suzanne Enoch
Ranulf MacLawry, Marquis of Glengask, travels to London to retrieve his sister, Rowena, who has fled from their Highland home to have a Season in London like a proper lady. Ranulf is unprepared for the admonitions of Rowena's friend, Lady Charlotte Hanover, who scolds him for bullying his sister and convinces him to let Rowena stay for two weeks. Ranulf reluctantly begins to admire Charlotte's forthright behaviour. He's less willing to admit that using reason instead of violence might be of real value to him and his clan, as the very suggestion smacks of English foppery.
A lady's guide to improper behavior, Suzanne Enoch
The rules: A lady should always make polite conversation. Theresa Weller understands the rules of decorum, and is appalled when Colonel Bartholomew James disrupts a perfectly civilised dinner. This rude, insensitive man is the complete opposite of everything a gentleman should be. But with one searing kiss, Tess can think of no one else.
Rogue with a brogue, Suzanne Enoch
London, 1817. Stuck in a Mayfair ballroom thanks to his love-struck brother, highlander Arran MacLawry wants nothing but a bit of distraction from an arranged betrothal, and a clever, auburn-haired lass in a vixen's mask promises just that — until he discovers that she's the granddaughter of the Campbell, chief of clan MacLawry's longtime rival. Despite their families' grudging truce, falling for fiery Mary Campbell is a notion too outlandish even for this Highlander. But with the crackling spark between them ready to catch flame, love is worth every risk.
Mavericks of Sound David Ensminger
Chickadee, Louise Erdrich
In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.
Alpha divided, Aileen Erin
Life has been crazy since Tessa McCaide moved to Texas. She's gone from being a normal-ish girl with visions to a super-powered werewolf. And she's got a hot mate, Dastien Laurent. Before Tessa can strengthen her bond with Dastien, the local coven crashes the gates, demanding that Tessa - their heir apparent - be returned. If the pack wants to avoid a war with the witches, handing Tessa over is the only option. When the coven leader tries to control Tessa with dark-magic, Tessa realizes she has to dismantle the coven or prepare the pack for war. Either choice will change her life - and her world - forever.
Avoiding Alpha, Aileen Erin
Seventeen-year-old Tessa McCaide has come a long way since her abrupt entrance into the world of werewolves, but she still has just as far to go before she's comfortable with turning full wolf. In the meantime, she's avoiding the topic of shifting to four legs any way she can. Thankfully her mate, Dastien Laurent, is quite the distraction. When she finds her best friend, Meredith, getting sick in the bathroom, Tessa knows something's majorly wrong. Meredith was cursed years ago, and the dark magic kept her wolf dormant - only now the wolf is awake, and that same spell is killing her. Tessa has no intention of sitting around while Meredith wastes away. Even if it means playing with magic she doesn't understand, she'll do anything to save Meredith's life.
Becoming Alpha, Aileen Erin
Tessa McCaide has a unique talent for getting into trouble. Then again, it isn't easy for a girl with visions to ignore what she sees. Luckily Tessa and her family are leaving California and moving halfway across the country, giving her the perfect opportunity to leave her reputation behind. But Tessa doesn't realize that kissing the wrong guy in her new Texas town could land her in far more trouble than she ever imagined. Like being forced to attend St. Ailbe's Academy, a secret boarding school for werewolves. When vampires attack and her visions pinpoint an enemy in their midst, Tessa realizes that boy drama and her newfound canine tendencies might just be the least of her problems.
A scandal to remember, Elizabeth Essex
For too long, Miss Jane Burke's father has taken advantage of her painstaking research. Heading to the South Seas to make her own name as a scientist despite the crew's insistence that a woman aboard is bad luck, she isn't prepared to be championed by a handsome ship's officer who rouses longings inside her as wild as any storm.
How to Play Bass Gareth Evans
The verbally abusive relationship : how to recognize it and how to respond, Patricia M. (Patricia Marie) Evans
In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important, lead a happier, healthier life.
Beloved enemy, Jane Feather
England's disastrous Civil War has robbed Lady Virginia Courtney of everything she holds dear -everything but her home. Left alone to defend it, she is powerless when the enemy forces arrive - but even more defenceless when she meets their leader, a fiercely commanding man whose eyes seem to see through to her very soul.
The modern kosher kitchen, Ronnie Fein
This isn't your traditional kosher cookbook. Whether you're new to the kitchen, or new to keeping kosher, you'll love the array of creative and interesting recipes found in The Modern Kosher Kitchen. This modern cookbook includes recipes for preparing a family meal, hors d'oeuvres, vegetarian entrees, budget-friendly dishes, and new takes on holiday favorites for Passover and Hannukah. Don't worry about needing the talent or equipment of a professional chef. Ronnie Fein's recipes are creative and interesting, but never intimidating for home chefs.
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Extraordinary powers, Joseph Finder
Ben Ellison took a job at an acclaimed law firm to escape the danger of the espionage world. However, when the director of the CIA is killed. Ben is swept back into the fold. Soon, however, he is deceived into taking part in a government experiment that gives him the ability to read people's thoughts. Now, Ben is determined to use his new powers to find the director's killers as well as locate a large fortune that went missing during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Killer instinct, Joseph Finder
Jason Steadman is a charismatic guy who's well liked at the office, but he lacks the "killer instinct" to move up the corporate ladder. Looking for a pitcher for the company softball team, Jason helps former Special Forces officer Kurt Semko a job with the firm. Soon, Jason's career is skyrocketing, while bad things begin happening to his rivals. Only too late does Jason realize that his new friend, Kurt, is secretly paving Jason's success in the most ruthless manner possible.
The Moscow Club, Joseph Finder
Charlie, a brilliant analyst for the CIA predicts a coup in the U.S.S.R. He finds links to his family history and becomes involved in a nightmare of violence and paranoia.
Paranoia, Joseph Finder
Trapped in a job he hates, Adam Cassidy, a young employee at a high-tech corporation, is caught attempting to manipulate the system for a friend and offered a choice — prison or to become a spy at the headquarters of their competitor, Trion Systems — and finds himself trapped in a nightmare in which he must betray everyone and everything he cares about.
Suspicion, Joseph Finder
When single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford the private school his teenage daughter adores, he has no one to turn to. In what seems like a stroke of luck, Danny meets Thomas Galvin, the father of his daughter's best friend. Galvin is aware of Danny's situation and out of the blue offers a $50,000 loan to help. The moment the money is wired into his account, the DEA comes knocking on his door. Danny's impossible choice: an indictment for accepting drug money that he can't afford to fight in court, or an unthinkably treacherous undercover assignment helping the government get close to his new best friend.
The zero hour, Joseph Finder
Counter-terrorism expert Sarah Cahill is midway through the most difficult case of her career when she meets Baumann. Blue-eyed and gorgeous, Baumann is charming, intelligent and utterly ruthless. Sarah falls hard. But by the time she realises what a mistake she's made, her son's life is being held to ransom. And the clock is ticking…
The burning bridge, John Flanagan
As the Kingdom of Araluen prepares for war against Morgarath, Will and Horace accompany the Ranger Gilan on a mission to Celtica. But Celtica's villages and mines are silent. Only an exhausted and starving girl called Evanlyn can tell them why: Morgarath has sent his foul creatures to enslave the Celts. While Gilan rides swiftly back to Araluen to report this news to the King, Will and Horace discover the true purpose behind Morgarath's actions. The Kingdom is sure to be defeated in a surprise three-sided attack - unless they can find a way to prevent it.
The Emperor of Nihon-Ja, John Flanagan
When Horace travels to the exotic land of Nihon-Ja, it isn't long before he finds himself pulled into a battle that is not his - but one he knows in his heart he must wage. A kingdom teeters on the edge of chaos when the Nihon-Ja emperor, a defender of the common man, is forcibly overthrown, and only Horace, Will, and his Araluen companions can restore the emperor to the throne. Victory lies in the hands of an inexperienced group of fighters, and it's anybody's guess who will make the journey home to Araluen.
Erak's ransom, John Flanagan
In the wake of Araluen's uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes word that the Skandian leader has been captured by a dangerous desert tribe. The Rangers - and Will - are sent to free him. But the desert is like nothing these warriors have seen before. Strangers in a strange land, they are brutalized by sandstorms, beaten by the unrelenting heat, tricked by one tribe that plays by its own rules, and surprisingly befriended by another. Like a desert mirage, nothing is as it seems. Yet one thing is constant: the bravery of the Rangers.
Halt's peril, John Flanagan
The renegade outlaw group known as the Outsiders has journeyed from kingdom to kingdom, conning the innocent out of their few valuables. Will and Halt, his mentor, are ambushed by the cult's deadly assassins when Halt is pierced by a poisoned arrow. Now Will must travel day and night in search of the one person with the power to cure Halt: Malkallam the Sorcerer.
The icebound land, John Flanagan
Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace as he travels through Gallica towards Skandia. On their way, they are constantly challenged by freelance knights - otherwise known as thieving thugs. Horace knows a thing or two about combat, though, and he soon begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. But will they be in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery?
The Kings of Clonmel John Flanagan
When a cult springs up in neighboring Clonmel, promising to quell the recent attacks by lawless marauders, people flock from all over to offer gold in exchange for protection. But Halt is all too familiar with this particular group, and he knows they have a less than charitable agenda. Secrets will be unveiled and battles fought to the death as Will and Horace help Halt in ridding the land of a dangerous enemy.
Oakleaf bearers, John Flanagan
Can sworn enemies fight side by side to save their lives and their kingdoms? Just as spring approaches and Will and Evanlyn can finally escape Skandia, Evanlyn is carried off by mysterious horsemen. Will sets out after them, but one boy against six fierce Temujai warriors is impossible odds - even for a Ranger apprentice. Halt and Horace arrive just in time. But the happiness of their reunion is cut short when Halt realizes these Temujai are only scouts for a massive invasion force. The four Araluans must work together with the Skandians to defeat the invaders - if the Oberjarl will accept their help.
The ruins of Gorlan, John Flanagan
Will is small for his age, but agile and energetic. All his life, he has dreamed of becoming a great knight like the father he never knew, so he is devastated when he is rejected as an apprentice to Castle Redmont's Battleschool. Instead he is apprenticed to Halt, the mysterious Ranger whose uncanny ability to move unseen is thought to be the result of black magic. Reluctantly, Will learns to use a Ranger’s secret weapons: a bow and arrow, a mottled cloak and a stubborn little pony. It may not be the sword and battlehorse he longs for, but when Will and Halt set out on a desperate mission to prevent the assassination of the King, Will finds that a Ranger,s weapons are not so useless after all…
The siege of Macindaw, John Flanagan
In this desolate northern fief, where can Will find the fighting men he needs to overcome the traitorous Sir Keren and his band of criminals? Across the border, the fierce Scotti tribesmen are waiting for the signal that Castle Macindaw is in friendly hands, and the way is clear to mount a full-scale attack. Time is running out. Will's courage and ingenuity - and the arrival of an old friend - may be the only things that stand in their way.
The sorcerer in the north John Flanagan
Five years have passed since the Skandians and the Araluans made their treaty, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after. He soon learns that even sleepy little island fiefs have problems to keep him on his toes. Then he and his old friend Alyss are thrown into a terrifying new adventure, investigating the truth behind rumours of sorcery in a remote northern fief.
Phineas Gage : a gruesome but true story about brain science John Fleischman
A fascinating exploration into how the brain works details the strange case of Phineas Gage, who, in 1848, was injured at work when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain, baffling scientists and doctors alike when he miraculously recovered but suffered a severe personality change.
The chocolate thief, Laura Florand
The Parisian sorcerer of artisan chocolate, handsome Frenchman Sylvain Marquis, and the American empress of chocolate bars, Cade Corey, play a decadent game of seduction and subterfuge that causes them both to melt with desire.
John the pupil, D. L. Flusfeder
The extraordinary new novel from David Flusfeder chronicles a pilgrimage to Rome made by three young men with a secret burden. But they will meet with temptation along the way? 'John the Pupil' is a medieval road movie, Umberto Eco seen through the eyes of Quentin Tarrantino, recounting the journey taken from Oxford to Viterbo in 1267 by John and his two companions, at the behest of the friar and magus Roger Bacon, carrying a secret burden to His Holiness Clement IV.
The Ultimate Guitar Course Rod Fogg
Pink sari revolution : a tale of women and power in the badlands of India, Amana Fontanella-Khan
When Sheelu was arrested for stealing from a powerful politician in the badlands of India, she was sure that she would be forced to accept a prison sentence, not least because she alleged that she had been abused by a man in the politician's household. But then Sampat Devi Pal heard word of the charges, and the formidable commander of the pink-sari-wearing, pink-baton-wielding, 20,000-strong Gulabi Gang, a/k/a the "Pink" Gang, decided to shake things up.
A midsummer bride Amanda Forester
Miss Harriet Burton, a horrendously rich American heiress, laughs too loud, states her opinion directly, and even conducts science experiments. Her grandfather is desperate to get her off his hands and is offering a king's ransom to anyone able to arrange a suitable marriage that comes with a title. To avoid marriage, Harriet swears off all men, until she meets Duncan Maclachlan, Earl of Thornton. But when Thornton is falsely accused of being a traitor, Harriet must use her knowledge of chemistry to find the real culprit and spark true romance.
Will my kid grow out of it? : a child psychologist's guide to understanding worrisome behavior, Bonny Jo Forrest
A parental road map to navigate a child's mental health, helping parents determine whether their child's behaviour is typical for the age or, possibly, a sign of something more serious they should look into, Will My Kid Grow Out of It? uses lay terms and concrete examples to aid adults in establishing if their child may have a commonly diagnosed issue such as ADHD, depression, a learning disability, and others; where to go to get help; how to get support from schools and the medical community; and what questions to ask along the way.
Cherries in the snow : a novel of lust, love, loss, and lipstick, Emma Forrest
In Sadie's head, she's a novelist. In real life, she spends her day searching for the ultimate way to say red at Grrl, an ultra hip make-up company. In her sex life, she's a modern-day Lolita who's never dated a man under forty. Then Sadie falls in love with Marley, a graffiti artist with a firm commitment to another woman: his eight-year-old daughter, Montana. Sadie isn't used to competing for a man's affections and certainly not with a little girl who is uncannily like herself. Real love could just be too grown up for her…
The lemon tree, Helen Forrester
For Helena Al-Khoury, life as an immigrant has been full of loneliness and despair. On the long road that has taken her from her family home in the Lebanon to the bustling port of Liverpool, the slums of Chicago, and finally to the Canadian wilderness, the struggle to overcome heartbreak, loss and cruel hardship has taken a heavy toll. Now, at last, with the constant support of Joe, her devoted lover, she has developed into a strong, independent woman. When unexpected circumstances take her back across the Atlantic to Liverpool, Helena is offered the chance to take over the family business, and to become a success in her own right. Yet with her love far away on another continent, she feels torn apart. Soon the tragedies of the past and the challenges of the future threaten to overwhelm her?
The Liverpool Basque, Helen Forrester
These are the fictional memories of Manuel Echaniz, now a lonely old man living in British Columbia, far from his Liverpool roots and his proud Basque heritage. The story follows Manuel's life, from his childhood in the teeming streets of Liverpool's docklands, his marriage to a Canadian and his subsequent move across the Atlantic.
Madame Barbara, Helen Forrester
A tale of loss and love set in post-Second World War England and France. This is the story of a young Liverpool woman widowed in the Second World War before she can know the happiness of having a family. With the blessing of her mother, with whom she runs a B&B, she goes to Normandy to see where her husband was killed in the D-Day landings. Once she is there, she meets an impoverished French poultry farmer. Will these two find happiness together?
Three women of Liverpool, Helen Forrester
The extraordinary story of three brave women, each trying in her own way to deal with the ruthless tide of destruction brought on by the air raids of the Second World War. Ellen and her family had already been bombed out; they felt they were unlikely to suffer a second time. Gwen's mind was filled with the details of keeping house for her burdensome family; she had no time to think about the war. Emmie had just become engaged to a merchant seaman and though only of the dangers of the Battle of the Atlantic. When the air raid siren sounded on 1st May, 1941, they had no idea what it presaged for them.
Thursday's child, Helen Forrester
Peggie was a Lancashire girl & Ajit was an Indian student. When they fell in love, they found that love could bring two worlds together.
God is an astronaut, Alyson Foster
Jess Frobisher is a botany professor at the local university. Her husband Liam works for a space tourism company called Spaceco, which has just become front-page news: one of [its] shuttles exploded shortly after lift-off, killing everyone on board. The press descends. With the future of the company in doubt, a husband-and-wife filmmaking team approaches Liam about making a Spaceco documentary. Seeing this as an opportunity to salvage the company's reputation, Liam agrees to cooperate, allowing them access to his homelife and his family.
Animal Attraction Lori Foster
Run the Risk Lori Foster
Accounting for the Numberphobic Dawn Fotopulos
Swing state, Michael T. Fournier
Swing State unveils the generally overlooked decades-long economic downturn in the rural Northeast. With an unflinching eye, novelist Michael T. Founier lays bare the dim dreams and raw existence of the lives of three residents of Armbrister, New Hampshire, who share the same goal: Get out. Faced with grim prospects, the intersection of bullying and terrorism blurs, with disastrous consequences in this deftly woven tale.
Scattered tribe : traveling the Diaspora from Cuba to India to Tahiti & beyond, Ben G. Frank
My beautiful genome : exposing our genetic future, one quirk at a time, Lone Frank
Internationally acclaimed science writer Lone Frank swabs up her DNA to provide the first truly intimate account of the new science of consumer-led genomics. She challenges the scientists and business mavericks intent on mapping every baby's genome, ponders the consequences of biological fortune-telling, and prods the psychologists who hope to uncover just how important our environment really is - a quest made all the more gripping as Frank considers her family's and her own struggles with depression.
Freedom, Jonathan Franzen
The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbours, green lawyer Walter takes a job in the coal industry, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.
Brought to book, Anthea Fraser
Rona Parish is a successful biographer who is asked to write the life story of Theo Harvey who led a most colourful life. As she begins to delve into his life and death it becomes apparent that she has been handed a poisoned chalice.
Jigsaw Anthea Fraser
Rona Parish is back, ready to embark on an assignment to write a series of articles to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the local market town of Buckford. One interview soon raises unresolved questions about a recent murder and Rona's investigative antennae are instantly on the alert.
Next door to murder, Anthea Fraser
Looking for a subject for her series on local family businesses, Rona is pleased when her friend Georgia offers to engineer an introduction to Julian Willow, of the long-standing furniture emporium. Julian and his wife Felicity welcome Rona's interest, and offer her all the help she needs to write her article.
A question of identity : a Rona Parish mystery, Anthea Fraser
An old school photograph in which someone has been deliberately blacked out marks the start of a new case for Rona Parish. Who was this person and why would someone want to hide his or her identity? Rona sets out to uncover the secret and soon finds that the school in question closed down many years ago due, it was rumoured, to a long-forgotten scandal. Could this be the link that will solve the mystery? Meanwhile, a visit to a a stage hypnotist results in more than Rona and her friends bargained for.
Rogue in porcelain : a Rona Parish mystery, Anthea Fraser
Rona Parish is continuing her articles on old family businesses when she learns that Curzon, local manufacturers of fine bone china, are about to celebrate their 150th anniversary. Rona decides to approach the firm, and at once is caught up in the intricacies of the Curzon family, little realizing that her involvement will precipitate a tragedy.
A dream defiant, Susanna Fraser
Spain, 1813, Elijah Cameron, the son of runaway slaves, has spent his whole life in the British army proving that a black man can be as good a soldier as a white man. After a victory over the French, Elijah promises one of his dying men that he will deliver a scavenged ruby necklace to his wife, Rose, a woman Elijah has admired for years. Elijah feels bound to protect her and knows a widow with a fortune in jewels will be a target. Rose dreams of using the necklace to return to England, but after a violent attack, she realizes that she needs Elijah's help to make the journey safely.
An infamous marriage, Susanna Fraser
Northumberland, 1815. At long last, Britain is at peace, and General Jack Armstrong is coming home to the wife he barely knows. Wed for mutual convenience, their union unconsummated, the couple has exchanged only cold, dutiful letters. With no more wars to fight, Jack is ready to attempt a peace treaty of his own. Elizabeth Armstrong is on the warpath. She never expected fidelity from the husband she knew for only a week, but his scandalous exploits have made her the object of pity for years. Jack is not expecting a spirited, confident woman in place of the meek girl he left behind. Winning his wife's love may be the greatest battle he's faced yet.
A marriage of inconvenience, Susanna Fraser
Lucy Jones is a nobody. As an orphan she was reluctantly taken in by her wealthy relatives, the Arringtons, on the condition that she be silent and obedient, always. When her lifelong infatuation with her cousin Sebastian is rewarded by a proposal of marriage, she's happy and grateful, even though the family finds excuses to keep the engagement a secret. James Wright-Gordon has always had the benefits of money and a high station in society, but he is no snob. He's very close to his sister, Anna, who quickly falls for the dashing Sebastian when the families are brought together at a wedding party. Meanwhile, James is struck by Lucy's quiet intelligence, and drawn to her despite their different circumstances in life.
The sergeant's lady, Susanna Fraser
Highborn Anna Arrington has been "following the drum," obeying the wishes of her cold, cavalry officer husband. When he dies, all she wants is to leave life with Wellington's army behind her and go home to her family's castle in Scotland. Sergeant Will Atkins is a natural born soldier, popular with officers and men alike, uncommonly brave and chivalrous. As Anna journeys home with a convoy of wounded soldiers, she forms an unlikely friendship with Will. When the convoy is ambushed, they become fugitives - together. The attraction between them is strong - but even if they can escape the threat of death, is love strong enough to bridge the gap between a viscount's daughter and an innkeeper's son?
Once Burned Jeaniene Frost
Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost
Helper robots Nancy Furstinger
"What kind of robots can help humans to deal with disasters? Helper robots! These robots can go where humans can't safely travel. Learn all about them in this book
Robots in space, Nancy Furstinger
This book describes the types of robots that help to explore outer space, including space probes that travel to other planets, the robots that work with astronauts, and Mars rovers.
Godiva, Nicole Galland
In this richly imagined retelling of the classic tale, Lady Godiva and her best friend, the Abbess Egdiva, embark on an adventure filled with courtly intrigue, deceit, betrayal and romance.
No panic! : how to adopt an older child, Bethany M. Gardiner
A practical, hands-on guide, navigating readers through the sometimes complicated process of adopting an older child, from inception of the idea through to a final transformation into a happy, forever family. Covering topics such as how and when to decide to adopt, fundraising, picking agencies, domestic vs. international adoption, parenting your new child, and transitioning into a new family dynamic, No Panic! is an honest, positive, and uplifting account.
Chinese dress : from the Qing Dynasty to the present, Valery M. Garrett
A comprehensive and sumptuously illustrated book examining the extraordinary range of Chinese dress, against a background of historical, cultural and social change. Skilfully weaving together everything from court and formal costumes through to the working attire of the lower classes and the latest fashions of New China, tells the story of the evolution of Chinese clothing.
Gentle warrior, Julie Garwood
In feudal England, a woman's search for vengeance against the murderers of her family brings her into the embrace of a powerful baron.
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A dance with the devil, Catherine Gayle
As the Earl of Blackmore, Lucas Devalle is no stranger to the scandals propagated by Society's elite. As such, it comes as no surprise when a young lady attempts to entrap him at a ball. He is surprised when a second young lady intervenes in the name of freeing him. When she escaped into the gardens at Lord Blackmore's ball, Miss Selwyn's intentions had merely been to escape from a marriage-minded marquess's unwanted advances. She never planned to eavesdrop on her host. But no matter how wicked Lord Blackmore is purported to be, he doesn't deserve to be forced into the parson's mousetrap when he's done nothing wrong. With his curiosity piqued, Luke does what any reasonable man, rogue or not, would do, he seeks out an introduction to his charming liberator. Upon uncovering Julianna's dilemma, he's determined to return the favour as only he can: he makes certain his rescuer gets more than just A Dance with the Devil
Playing for the ashes, Elizabeth George
Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, the Eighth Earl of Asherton, and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, encounter what seems to be a perfect crime as they investigate a fatal fire at a fifteenth-century cottage.
Cloud & ashes : three winter's tales, Greer Ilene Gilman
Cloud & Ashes collects three Winter's Tales ("Jack Daw's Pack," "A Crowd of Bone," and the longest, "Unleaving") centrering on folk traditions, harvest rites, the seasons, gods, and trickster figures.
Cry murder! in a small voice, Greer Ilene Gilman
London, 1603. Ben Jonson, playwright, poet, satirist … detective? Someone is murdering choir boys and Jonson, in the way that only Greer Gilman could write him ? "Fie, poetastery." ? is compelled to investigate.
Fair play, Deeanne Gist
There is an immediate attraction when lady doctor Billy Jack Tate and a Texas Ranger Hunter Scott meet at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, but when the Fair is over, the conservative lawman and the progressive doctor face difficult choices.
It happened at the fair, Deeanne Gist
Gambling everything, including the family farm, Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his most recent invention. But the noise in the fair's Machinery Hall makes it impossible to communicate with potential buyers. In an act of desperation, he hires Della Wentworth, a teacher of the deaf, to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. The young teacher is reluctant to participate, and Cullen has trouble keeping his mind on his lessons while intently watching her lips. Like the newly invented Ferris wheel, he is caught in a whirl between his girl back home, his dreams as an inventor, and his unexpected attraction to his new tutor. Can he keep his feet on the ground, or will he be carried away?
The Cleo Stories Libby Gleeson
101 amazing Beyonce facts Jack Goldstein
Are you the world's biggest Beyonce fan? Or do you want to find out everything there is to know about the ex Destiny's Child singer and global superstar? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about how Beyonce got started in the music industry, the numerous awards she has won, her family life with husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy plus many more. The book is easily organised into sections so you can find the information you want fast and is perfect for all ages!
101 amazing facts about dogs, Jack Goldstein
Did you know that in medieval times dogs were known to have accompanied their masters into battle wearing suits of armour? Or that the Rhodesian Ridgeback was first bred to fight lions? This fantastic quick-read eBook featured over one hundred facts about dogs split into categories such as evolution, health, behaviour, record breakers and many more. So if you want to know who the heaviest dog ever to have lived was, or what the wagometer was invented for, then this is the book for you!
101 amazing facts about sharks, Jack Goldstein
Did you know that most sharks have an excellent sense of hearing? Or that fear of sharks is known as galeophobia? This fantastic quick-read eBook features over one hundred facts split into categories such as shark attacks, conservation, myths, record breakers and many more. So if you want to know how long a whale shark can live for, or what the Aztecs used to ward off sharks, then this is the book for you! Find the information you want, fast.
101 amazing facts about the First World War, Jack Goldstein
What age was the youngest soldier to receive the Victoria Cross during WWI? What role did tanks play in the conflict? How much were Germany ordered to pay in reparations after the war? All these questions are answered in this fascinating book containing over one hundred facts about the Great War.
Bus stops, Taro Gomi
A bus follows its daily route through the town, discharging and taking on a variety of passengers.
Indefensible, Lee Goodman
Sometimes a simple walk in the woods can lead you down the deadliest of trails. When birdwatcher Cassandra Randall stumbles upon two men digging what appears to be a grave in a state park, she immediately reports it to the authorities. Federal prosecutor Nick Davis is initially incredulous about her claims, but he agrees to investigate. To his surprise, the far-fetched account turns up a body, and Nick is drawn into a case that will shake both his morals and his personal life to their very core.
Glory Heather Graham
Runaway Heather Graham
Triumph Heather Graham
Sweet dreams, little one, Massimo Gramellini
It's early morning on New Year's Eve, and nine-year-old Massimo wakes up to a long, doleful cry and the disconcerting image of his dad being supported by two strangers. Inexplicably, his mother has disappeared, leaving only a vague trail of perfume in his room and her dressing gown bundled up at the foot of his bed. Where has she gone? Will she ever come back? And will Massimo be able to say sorry, after quarrelling with her the night before?
Steadfast, Claudia Gray
Nadia, Mateo, and Verlaine saved Captive's Sound from the dark sorceress Elizabeth … or so they thought. But despite their best efforts, a crack opened and a new, greater evil seeped through. With Mateo as her Steadfast, Nadia's magic is magnified, but her training is still incomplete. And a darker magic has begun to call Nadia. With her Steadfast, Mateo, and her best friend, Verlaine, Nadia must fight the black magic that tempts her and stop the One Beneath before he comes to claim what is his.
A thousand pieces of you, Claudia Gray
Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements. Their most astonishing invention allows users to jump into multiple universes. But Marguerite's father is murdered, and the killer - her parent's assistant Paul - escapes into another dimension. Marguerite refuses to let the man who destroyed her family go free. So she races after Paul through different universes, always leaping into another version of herself. But she also meets alternate versions of the people she knows - including Paul, whose life entangles with hers in increasingly familiar ways. Before long she begins to question Paul's guilt - as well as her own heart. And soon she discovers the truth behind her father's death is far more sinister than she expected.
Far gone, Laura Griffin
To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI, and her own demons.
Black horizon, James M. Grippando
It's deja vu, with a big twist. Three summers after the biggest man-made environmental disaster in history, millions of gallons of oil are again spewing from a hole in the ocean floor. But this rig explosion was in Cuban waters, just 50 miles away from Florida, and the situation is complex. Enter Jack Swyteck, who's honeymooning with his new wife Andie in the lower Keys. CIA agent Andie is called back to an undercover assignment. So Jack heads to Key West to see his buddy Theo Knight. There Jack is transformed from bystander to player in the unfolding oil catastrophe when he takes on a client whose husband was on the rig that blew up. She wants Jack to file a wrongful death in U.S. court. Taking on this unimaginably complicated case pitches Jack into a dangerous world, only to find that his case and Andie's assignment may be lethally connected.
Celebrate the Seasons Cherry Guidry
The Foolish, Timid Rabbit Charlotte Guillain
The four foundations of mindfulness in plain English, Henepola Gunaratana
In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha's teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. Based on the classic Satipatthana Sutta, one of the most succinct yet rich explanations of meditation, Bhante's presentation is nonetheless thoroughly modern.
Mindfulness in plain English Henepola Gunaratana
Presents an introduction to meditation according to Buddhist principles, describing the advantages of the practice and addressing some of the difficulties that can come up.
The back to basics diet : seven weeks to change your life, David R. Hack
The remarkable, groundbreaking guide to safe, effective weight loss based on modern science and the fascinating story of human evolution. With recipes, motivational tips and tricks and some good old-fashioned common sense, this empowering new programme is sure to become an indispensable guide for anyone looking for lifelong health and permanent weight loss.
The strangest family : the private lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians, Janice Hadlow
An intensely moving account of George III's doomed attempt to create a happy, harmonious family. George III came to the throne in 1760 as a man with a mission. He wanted to be a new kind of king, one whose power was rooted in the affection and approval of his people. Above all he was determined to break with the extraordinarily dysfunctional home lives of his Hanoverian forbears. For his family, things would be different. And for a long time it seemed as if, against all the odds, his great family experiment was succeeding. His wife, Queen Charlotte, shared his sense of moral purpose, and together they did everything they could to raise their tribe of 13 young sons and daughters in a climate of loving attention. But as the children grew older, and their wishes and desires developed away from those of their father, it became harder to maintain the illusion of domestic harmony.
The demon under the microscope : from battlefield hospitals to Nazi labs, one doctor's heroic search for the world's first miracle drug, Thomas Hager
The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed laws, and single-handedly launched the era of antibiotics. It was suphur, the first synthetic antibiotic. This is the history of the drug that shaped modern medicine. Sulphur saved millions of lives - among them those of Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. - but even more, it changed the way new drugs were developed, approved, and sold; transformed the way doctors treated patients; and ushered in the era of modern medicine.
All the lovely bad ones, Mary Downing Hahn
While spending the summer at their grandmother's Vermont inn, two prankster siblings awaken young ghosts from the inn's distant past who refuse to "rest in peace."
Baker Towers, Jennifer Haigh
Bakerton is a company town built on coal, a town of church festivals and ethnic neighbourhoods, hunters' breakfasts and firemen's parades. Its children are raised in company houses - three rooms upstairs, three rooms downstairs. Born and raised on Bakerton's Polish Hill, the five Novak children come of age during wartime, a thrilling era when the world seems on the verge of changing forever.
Faith, Jennifer Haigh
Sheila McGann is estranged from her complicated family. But when her older brother Art, pastor of a large suburban parish, finds himself at the centre of a scandal, Sheila returns to Boston, ready to fight for him. Her strict mother lives in a state of angry denial; her younger brother Mike has already convicted his brother in his heart. But most disturbing of all is Art himself, who persistently dodges Sheila's questions and refuses to defend himself.
Mrs. Kimble, Jennifer Haigh
Follows twenty-five years in the life of Ken Kimble as seen through the eyes of his three wives, from Birdie, who struggles with his abandonment; to heiress Joan, who is recovering from a personal loss; to Dinah, who suffers from an unhappy past.
News from heaven : the Bakerton stories, Jennifer Haigh
In this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding sometimes cruelly succeeding generations to the place that made them.
The skeleton crew : how amateur sleuths are solving America's coldest case, Deborah Halber
In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for. These murder, suicide, and accident victims, separated from their names, are being adopted by the bizarre online world of amateur sleuths. It's DIY CSI. The web sleuths pore over facial reconstructions (a sort of Facebook for the dead) and other online clues as they vie to solve cold cases and tally up personal scorecards of dead bodies. The Skeleton Crew delves into the macabre underside of the Internet, the fleeting nature of identity, and how even the most ordinary citizen with a laptop and a knack for puzzles can reinvent herself as a web sleuth.
Mona Lisa : a life discovered, Dianne R. Hales
A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smile, hardly anyone knows her story. This book rests on the premise that the woman in the Mona Lisa is indeed the person identified in its earliest description: Lisa Gherardini (1479-1542), wife of the Florence merchant Francesco del Giocondo. Dianne Hales has followed facts wherever she could find them from the Florence State Archives, to the squalid street where she was born, to the ruins of the convent where she died.
National geographic kids chapters. Courageous canine and more true stories of amazing animal heroes, Kelly Milner Halls
Courageous Canine features an amazing pup named Lilly who sacrifices her own life to save her owner, a brave pod of dolphins who face a great white shark to save a stranger, and a mother gorilla, who in mourning her own baby, saves a 3-year-old boy who falls into her zoo enclosure.
The camel bookmobile, Masha Hamilton
When Fiona Sweeney tells her family she wants to do something that matters, they do not expect her to go to Africa to help start a travelling library. But that is where Fiona chooses to make her mark: in the arid bush of Kenya, among tiny, far-flung communities, nearly unknown and lacking roads and schools, where people live daily with drought, hunger, and disease. In "The Camel Bookmobile," Fi travels to settlements where people have never held a book in their hands. Her goal is to help bring Dr. Seuss, Homer, Tom Sawyer, and Hemingway to a largely illiterate and semi-nomadic populace. However, because the donated books are limited in number and the settlements are many, the library initiates a tough fine: if anyone fails to return a book, the bookmobile will stop coming. Though her motives are good, Fi doesn't understand the people she seeks to help.
The monogram murders : the new Hercule Poirot mystery, Sophie Hannah
Hercule Poirot's quiet supper in a London coffee house is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. She is terrified, but begs Poirot not to find and punish her killer. Once she is dead, she insists, justice will have been done. Later that night, Poirot learns that three guests at a fashionable London hotel have been murdered, and a cufflink has been placed in each one's mouth. Could there be a connection with the frightened woman? While Poirot struggles to put together the bizarre pieces of the puzzle, the murderer prepares another hotel bedroom for a fourth victim.
Kiteboarding : where it's at … Alex Hapgood
Over the past fifteen years, the extreme sport of kiteboarding has developed from an unlikely concept into a worldwide phenomenon. Kiteboarding: Where it's at… tracks these changes and looks at the various tangents that the sport has taken. With stunning photography, each part reviews one of the four main disciplines within the sport: Freestyle, Waveriding, Wakestyle and Course Racing. Within each part is a background to the discipline, the kit, profiles of prime locations, key events and some of the riders and brands who have come to define the sport.
Mermaids in the backyard, Cathy Hapka
Lindy doesn't want to move to the bug house. That's what she calls her family's new beachfront house on stilts. She misses her best friend and her life back in Chicago. But her feelings change during a storm when Lindy hears a cry for help - from a mermaid! Are there really mermaids in Lindy's backyard'? And if so, what can one clumsy girl do to help them?
Take your kids to Europe : how to travel safely (and sanely) in Europe with your children, Cynthia W. Harriman
A guide to travelling throughout Europe with your family which provides information that a family needs to survive and get the most out of a trip to Europe - from finding family-friendly accommodation, restaurants, and entertainment to dealing with the differences in language and culture.
The liberty tree : drunk to sober : via love, death, disintegration & freedom Suzanne Harrington
Touching and brutally honest, The Liberty Tree is like nothing you have read before. It raises questions many of us will find difficult to answer, but it is ultimately life affirming in its humour, warmth and candour. It will be the most talked about memoir of 2013.
Accidentally married on purpose, Rachel Harris
Sherry Robicheaux loves men. She loves love. And she loves an adventure. So when she meets a mysterious man while working backstage at a country music concert in Vegas, she's all about what's happened in Vegas staying there. Country music superstar Tyler Blue just wants a weekend of anonymity. Until the next morning, when they both wake up with fuzzy memories…and rings on their fingers.
The fine art of pretending, Rachel Harris
According to the guys at Fairfield Academy, there are two types of girls: the kind you hook up with, and the kind you're friends with. Seventeen-year-old Alyssa Reed is the second type. And she hates it. With just one year left to change her rank, she devises a plan to become the first type by homecoming, and she sets her sights on the perfect date - Justin Carter, Fairfield Academy's biggest hottie and most notorious player.
My not so super sweet life, Rachel Harris
Cat Crawford just wants to be normal - or at least as normal as a daughter of Hollywood royalty can be. And it looks like fate is granting her wish: she's got an amazing boyfriend, Lucas; her fabulous cousin, Allesandra, living with her; and her dad is planning his second marriage to a great future stepmum. That is, until her prodigal mother reveals on national television that she has something important to tell her daughter … causing a media frenzy.
My super sweet sixteenth century, Rachel Harris
About-to-be-sixteen Cat Crawford is expecting an extravagant party thrown by her soon-to-be stepmother and well-meaning father, however, her expectations take a backseat when she time travels to sixteenth-century Italy and falls for a gorgeous aspiring artist named Lorenzo.
Seven day fiance, Rachel Harris
Angelle Prejean is in a pickle. Her family is expecting her to come home with a fiancé, a fiancé who doesn't exist. Well, he exists, but he definitely has no idea Angelle told her mama they were engaged.
Pompeii, Robert Harris
Engineer Marcus Attilius Primus has taken charge of the Aqua Augusta, the aqueduct which brings water to a quarter of a million people. His predecessor has disappeared. When a crisis strikes the Augusta's main line, Attilus discovers that there are forces which even the Roman Empire can't control.
The great leader, Jim Harrison
Retired Detective Sunderson must get past his troubles with alcohol if he and an unlikely 16-year-old sidekick are ever going to expose an elusive cult leader called The Great Leader.
Into the woods : tales from the Hollows and beyond, Kim Harrison
Starring bounty hunter and witch Rachel Morgan, this collection of short works, published together in one volume for the first time, sheds new light on the Hollows saga.
How to handle a heartbreaker, Marie Harte
It's lust at first sight when Brody Singer first lays eyes on Abby Dunn. The dark-haired beauty looks a lot like a woman he once knew, who died years ago. At first Brody fears his attraction is a holdover from that secret crush, but Abby's definitely different. Abby isn't having it. She's still trying to put her last disastrous relationship behind her and overcome the flaws her ex wouldn't let her forget. But somehow Brody isn't getting the hint.
Ruining Mr. Perfect, Marie Harte
Vanessa Campbell is a CPA by day and a perfectionist by night. She's fit, successful… and decidedly lonely. She can't stop thinking about the youngest McCauley brother, Cameron. But a past disagreement has them rubbing each other the wrong way. Cam is dying to shake Vanessa up - get her to let loose. But if he succeeds, can his heart handle it?
The troublemaker next door, Marie Harte
It's been the day from hell for Maddie. Instead of offering a promotion, her boss made a pass. She quit, then got dumped by her lukewarm boyfriend. As the fiery redhead has a foul-mouthed meltdown, her green-eyed neighbour Flynn McCauley stands in her kitchen… completely captivated.
The séance, John Harwood
London, the 1880s. A young girl grows up in a household marked by death, her father distant, her mother in perpetual mourning for the child she lost. Desperate to coax her mother back to health, Constance Langton takes her to a séance. But that séance has tragic consequences.
Expectation hangover : overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life, Christine Hassler
Advice for handling disappointments in career, relationships, and life goals. Guidance for using them as opportunities to find insight, purpose, and fulfillment, and for learning from them for each next step. Addresses anxiety, self-judgment, courage, faith, and surrender.
The abduction of Julia, Karen Hawkins
Julia Frant has secretly loved Alec MacLean, the wild Viscount Hunterston, from afar. So when he accidentally snatches her instead of her lovely, scheming cousin for an elopement to Gretna Green, Julia leaps at the chance to make her passionate dreams come true. Alec's in no position to quibble: if he doesn't marry by midnight and live scandal-free for a year, he loses his inheritance.
A belated bride, Karen Hawkins
The last man Arabella Hadley ever wishes to see again is Lucien Devereaux, the handsome, dissolute Duke of Wexford who broke her innocent heart years ago and disappeared to London. So when she finds an unconscious man on her deserted country road and sees that it's Lucien, she's tempted to leave him there.
How to entice an enchantress, Karen Hawkins
Lord Kirk, who was terribly scarred by the accident that killed his wife, tries to transform himself into someone who could catch the eye of his lovely neighbour, Dahlia Balfour, but worries that she pities rather than loves him.
The prince who loved me, Karen Hawkins
Prince Alexsey Romanovin enjoys his carefree life, flirting 'and more' with every lovely lady who crosses his path. But when the interfering Duchess Natasha decides it's time for her grandson to wed, Alexsey finds himself in Scotland, determined to foil her plans. Brainy, bookish, and bespectacled, Bronwyn Murdoch seems the perfect answer - she isn't at all to the Duchess's taste.
The seduction of Sara, Karen Hawkins
Sara Lawrence is happy to be a young widow, but her brothers insist on marrying her off again. The solution? Sara asks Nick Montrose, the notorious Earl of Bridgeton, to teach her how to ruin herself, thus rendering herself unmarriageable. Nick is all too happy to oblige-but when he sees her "practicing" her lessons on other men, he’s inexplicably enraged.
Loving yourself to great health : thoughts & food - the ultimate diet Louise L. Hay
For decades, best-selling author Louise Hay has transformed people's lives by teaching them to let go of limiting beliefs. Now in this tour de force, Louise teams up with her go-to natural health and nutrition experts, Ahlea Khadro and Heather Dane, to reveal the other side of her secret to health, happiness, and longevity: living a nutrient-rich life.
The hero's guide to being an outlaw Christopher Healy
Briar Rose has been murdered and the four Princes Charming (Prince Liam, Prince Frederic, Prince Duncan, and Prince Gustav) are the prime suspects. In a desperate attempt to clear their names, they discover that Briar's murder is just one part of a nefarious plot to take control of all thirteen kingdoms, a plot that will lead to the doorstep of an eerily familiar fortress for a final showdown with an eerily familiar enemy.
In bed with the devil, Lorraine Heath
They call him the Devil Earl - a scoundrel and accused murderer who grew up on the violent London streets. A proper young lady risks more than her reputation when consorting with the roguishly handsome Lucian Langdon, but Lady Catherine Mabry believes she has no choice. To protect those she loves, she would do anything - even strike a bargain with the devil himself.
The descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings
A descendant of one of Hawaii's largest landowners, Matthew King finds out his wife has been having an affair and now lies in a coma after a boat-racing accident and will soon be taken off life support. The King family must come to terms with this tragedy - and with the shameful sense of freedom that comes with it.
Benjamin West and his cat Grimalkin, Marguerite Henry
With his beloved black cat Grimalkin as his constant companion, the young Quaker boy Benjamin West discovers and develops his talent as an artist.
Brighty of the Grand Canyon Marguerite Henry
Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, Brighty remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice. Brighty's adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life.
Cinnabar, the one o'clock fox, Marguerite Henry
Cinnabar, a clever fox, comes out of his home every day at one o'clock to tease the fox hunters nearby and let them chase him until nightfall.
Misty of Chincoteague, Marguerite Henry
Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.
San Domingo, the Medicine Hat Stallion, Marguerite Henry
As Peter Lundy and San Domingo, a Medicine Hat Stallion, explore the prairie together, a bond forms between Peter and San Domingo that can never be broken. But Peter's father, Jethro Lundy, knows only one love: bargaining. He trades San Domingo for a thoroughbred. How can Peter ever forgive his father? His only choice is to leave home forever!
Sea Star, orphan of Chincoteague, Marguerite Henry
Movie men have come to Chincoteague and Paul and Maureen reluctantly sell their beloved Misty. Finding an orphaned colt helps Paul and Maureen deal with their loss, and they soon discover that little Sea Star needs them just as much as they need him.
Stormy, Misty's foal, Marguerite Henry
A foal, born in the aftermath of a great storm, and her famous mother help raise money to repair storm damage on Chincoteague Island and restore the herds of wild ponies on Assateague Island.
Post-war lies : Germany and Hitler's long shadow Malte Christian Walter Herwig
Post-War Lies tells their hitherto unknown story, from the Third Reich to the post-war de-Nazification process and into the present. It is also a young historian's contribution to an important contemporary debate about historical truth and human honesty.
Telling the bees, Peggy Hesketh
A never-married octogenarian, still residing in the house in which he was born, Albert is deeply acquainted with the ways and workings of the hives, but is less versed in the ways of people, especially his beautiful, courageous, and secretive friend Claire.
Flash photography : art and techniques, Terry Hewlett
Good lighting is fundamental to creating great images. This new book provides a roadmap for producing creative images with a flashgun. It introduces lighting principles and then advises on more complex lighting sets and situations.
A history of the Peak District Moors David Hey
The book covers all periods of time from prehistory to the present, for a typical moorland walk might take in the standing stones of a prehistoric stone circle, a medieval boundary marker, the straight walls of nineteenth-century enclosure, a long line of flagstones brought in by helicopter, and much more besides.
Unwept Tracy Hickman
Unknown events have robbed Ellis Harkington of her memory. Ellis finds herself adrift in a town of ominous mysteries, cryptic hints, and disturbingly familiar strangers. Only her lost past holds the answers she seeks if she can uncover its secrets before she falls prey to an unearthly killer.
Antonio Stradivari W. H. Hill
The Butcher Jennifer Hillier
A rash of grisly serial murders plagued Seattle until the infamous "Beacon Hill Butcher" was finally hunted down and killed by police chief Edward Shank in 1985. Now, some thirty years later, Shank, retired and widowed, is giving up his large rambling Victorian house to his grandson Matt, whom he helped raise. Settling back into his childhood home and doing some renovations in the backyard to make the house feel like his own, Matt stumbles upon a locked crate he's never seen before. Curious, he picks the padlock and makes a discovery so gruesome it will forever haunt him.
Breakaway Jeff Hirsch
Fool's assassin, Robin Hobb
Illegitimate royal and former assassin FitzChivalry Farseer masquerades as a country squire with his beloved wife, only to be drawn back to his former life by old allegiances.
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the ivy league Jeff Hobbs
A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets - 'and of one's own nature' - when he returns home.
Substantial salads : 100 healthy and hearty main courses for every season, Caroline Hofberg
Substantial Salads offers one hundred healthy and delicious recipes for green salads, whole-grain salads, and dressings. All are made with seasonal ingredients for fresh and cost-effective meals.
The chia cookbook, Janie Hoffman
Mamma Chia founder Janie Hoffman presents recipes for incorporating superfood chia seeds into flavourful smoothies, snacks, meals, and desserts.
The Leadbetter Golf Academy handbook : techniques and strategies from the world's greatest coaches Sean Hogan
The book shows golfers how to improve their full swing, short game, practice routines, and how to better their mental and physical conditioning strategies. The Leadbetter Golf Academy Handbook is a collection of successful blueprints by top-notch players and instructors that will help players of all levels improve their understanding and performance.
Collecting under the radar : tomorrow's antiques Michael Hogben
Two antiques experts, one reporting from New York where she runs a discreet salesroom and one from London, where he anchors a TV antiques series, tell us how to evaluate what may be hidden treasures in our houses, basements and garages, and how to spot underrated objects at flea markets and lawn sales. With many tips, and colour photos of hundreds of finds.
Fascinate: your 7 triggers to persuasion and captivation, Sally Hogshead
What triggers fascination, and how do companies, people, and ideas put those triggers to use? Why are you captivated by some people but not by others? Why do you recall some brands yet forget the rest? In a distracted, overcrowded world, how do certain leaders, friends, and family members convince you to change your behaviour? The question is, are you using the right triggers, in the right way, to get your desired result? This book will show you.
The little French bakery cookbook : sweet & savory recipes and tales from a pastry chef and her cooking school, Susan Holding
What if your hobby turned into attending pastry school in Paris and a surprising career change? For Susan Holding, that's exactly what happened. The Little French Bakery Cookbook takes us through Susan's stories of success and mishap during her days at pastry school in France. These charming stories are interwoven between one hundred recipes that she has mastered since her days at school.
Brown Sugar Kitchen, Tanya Holland
Brown Sugar Kitchen is more than a restaurant. This soul-food outpost is a community gathering spot, a place to fill the belly, and the beating heart of West Oakland, a storied post-industrial neighbourhood across the bay from San Francisco.
Internal medicine : a doctor's stories, Terry Holt
Intense, ironic, heartfelt, and heartbreaking, these nine vivid episodes take us to the bedside of a patient dying in a house full of cursing parrots, through a nightmarish struggle to convince a man that he has cancer, to a life-and-death effort to keep an oxygen mask on a claustrophobic patient, and into the lounge of a snowbound hospital where doctors swap yarns through the night.
Rapunzel cuts loose Joan Holub
Rapunzel refuses to let her magical, fast-growing hair get in the way of helping her friends Snow, Red, and Cinda save Grimm Academy from the E.V.I.L. Society.
Snow White lucks out Joan Holub
Worried that her stepmother may be a member of the E.V.I.L. society, Snow White joins her friends to stop the society's plans to destroy Grimm Academy, but her bad luck seems to be jinxing all of their efforts.
Mr Hong : a glimpse into the mind of the brilliant chef behind Mr Wong, El Loco and Ms G's Dan Hong
Eat like you never have before, with Dan Hong at the reins it will be an enjoyable ride. 'Mr Hong' is as much an exploration of Dan's colourful path through life as it is a beautifully illustrated book of one hundred scintillating recipes Vietnamese, Chinese, Mexican, as well as fusions of the three re-imagined and re-invigorated for a new generation of food obsessives. Feast your eyes and dig in.
Burned, Ellen Hopkins
Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love and acceptance, only to lose everything when she returns home.
Smoke, Ellen Hopkins
After the death of her abusive father and loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn runs away, desperately seeking peace, as her younger sister, a sophomore in high school, also tries to put the pieces of her life back together.
Hear my sorrow : the diary of Angela Denoto, a shirtwaist worker, Deborah Hopkinson
Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909.
Titanic : voices from the disaster, Deborah Hopkinson
Early morning on April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic, on her glorious maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, sank after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Thus the ship declared to be unsinkable was lost in one of the most infamous tragedies in history. Even now, a century later, the events surrounding the Titanic continue to haunt and intrigue us.
Hunting across the Danube : through fields, forests, and mountains of Hungary and Romania, Peter Lewis Horn
This is the first book written in English about two of Eastern Europe's premier hunting destinations. The book is animated by the author's desire to share this little-known sporting paradise with educated hunters.
Downstream toward home : a book of rivers, Oliver A. Houck
In Downstream Toward Home, Oliver A. Houck recounts his thrilling, meditative, and humourous experiences on these oft-neglected tributaries and streams. Spanning more than sixty years and exploring more than thirty-two rivers, this collection of travel essays demonstrates how each creek and channel plays an outsized role in its surrounding environment.
Eternal, C. C. Hunter
When a deadly virus forces Della to be reborn, she's bonded to the vampire Chase — despite her attraction to shapeshifter Steve — and meanwhile her latest case reveals shocking secrets about her father.
Reborn C. C. Hunter
Della had the perfect life - the family, a boyfriend, and a bright future - until she was turned, and abandoned by everyone she loves. She takes refuge at Shadow Falls, a camp for teens with paranormal powers. It's where she and her best friends, Kylie and Miranda, heal their heartbreak with laughter, and where Della is training to be a paranormal investigator.
The hen who dreamed she could fly, Son-mi Hwang
No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, a hen glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wild — and to hatch an egg of her own.
Flora and the Penguin Molly Idle
Behind Every Good Decision Piyanka Jain
Placebo, Steven James
After giving up his career as an escape artist and illusionist in the wake of his wife and sons' tragic death, Jevin Banks is seeking not only answers about the questionable mind-to-mind communication programme, but also answers to why his family suffered as they did.
Singularity, Steven James
When his friend is murdered, illusionist Jevin Banks is determined to find out what really happened. Drawn into a web of conspiracy and top-secret research on human consciousness, Jevin won't stop digging until the truth is revealed. Soon he uncovers a dark secret one that could change the very fabric of human life on the planet.
Deadly stakes, Judith A. Jance
Former reporter Ali Reynolds finds herself working against the police to add up the clues that connect one frightened teenager, two dead bodies, and $300,000 … with the body count rising. Ali must stop a ruthless killer from claiming another victim, before she is lost in this game of deadly stakes.
Edge of evil, Judith A. Jance
Successful, high-profile TV journalist Alison Reynolds' career came to an abrupt stop when top executives decided they needed a "younger face." As if that wasn't enough, it seems her husband wants a "younger face" as well. With a dead career and a divorce pending, Ali feels she has no reason to stay in Los Angeles and heads back home to Sedona, Arizona when she hears of the mysterious death of a childhood friend. But now it appears that the dark and ominous circumstances surrounding her friend's death are encircling her as well … and a killer is closing in for the kill.
Left for dead, Judith A. Jance
Jose Reyes is shot and left for dead. At first, officers suspect that he was caught in the crossfire of local drug wars, but he may have been working with the criminals. As Ali investigates, she finds an unlikely ally in Sister Anselm, a patient advocate who works with border crosses. They work to fight the drug cartels and find the truth behind Reyes' shooting.
Moving target, Judith A. Jance
Lance, an incarcerated juvenile and talented hacker in his own right, is set on fire one night and severely burned while hanging Christmas decorations. B. Simpson, Ali's fiancé and the man who helped put Lance in jail, feels obliged to get to the bottom of what happened. Ali's off in England so B. turns to someone else to help out, Ali's good friend and taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm.
Eastern Europe! : everything you need to know about the history (and more) of a region that shaped our world and still does, Tomek Jankowski
Eastern Europe! is an entertaining account of this vital but oft-forgotten region. The book sums up modern linguistic, geographic and religious contours of Eastern Europe, providing a general background of the region's demographics as well as the region's history, from the earliest origins of Europe up to the end of the Cold War and makes sense of geographical name references and changes.
The winter guest, Pam Jenoff
When Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive, she risks the safety of herself and her family, to hide Sam, a Jew. Soon her concern for the American grows into something much deeper - an attraction that will culminate in a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all and sets in motion a chain of events that will reverberate across continents and decades.
Every Drop Counts Sarah Margaret Johanson
The beach house, Sally John
"Can old friends still be honest with one another?" When four women reunite to celebrate their fortieth birthdays in San Diego, past meets present, and the future is changed forever.
Castles in the sand, Sally John
When Kenzie Starr announces she is pregnant and that she and her boyfriend have no plans to marry, her parents' world comes to a screeching halt.
A time to mend Sally John
In a contemporary family saga set in San Diego, God's healing hand refines a husband and wife through a fatal fire that ultimately serves to re-ignite their passion for their marriage.
Between Us Girls Sally John
Desert Gift Sally John
Heart Echoes Sally John
Ransomed Dreams Sally John
Ice ship : the epic voyages of the polar adventurer Fram, Charles W. Johnson
The thrilling journeys of the Fram through the ice and to the poles.
The wedding ceremony planner : the essential guide to the most important part of your wedding day, Judith Johnson
Lives in ruins : archeologists and the seductive lure of human rubble, Marilyn Johnson
Jump into a battered Indiana Jones-style Jeep with the intrepid Marilyn Johnson and head down bone-rattling roads in search of those who dig up the past. Who chooses to work in ruins? What's the allure of sifting through layers of dirt under a hot sun? Why do archaeologists care so passionately about what's dead and buried - and why should we?
The School Bus Marion Johnson
The FBI killer, Aphrodite Jones
Recounts the true story of the disappearance and murder of Susan Daniels Smith, a poor divorced mother of two, who agreed to be an informer for her lover, FBI agent Mark Putnam, a promise that resulted in her death at Putnam's hands.
The known world, Edward P. Jones
When a plantation proprietor and former slave — now possessing slaves of his own — dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery.
Tease, Sophie Jordan
A born flirt and good-time party girl, Emerson has never had a problem finding a willing guy. Then comes Ethan. A hotty from the wrong side of the tracks, he's immune to her flirtatious banter and come-hither smile. Unable to resist a challenge, she vows to bring him to his knees. But instead of making Ethan beg, she finds herself craving him, a guy who won't settle for anything less than the real Emerson.
Wild Sophie Jordan
The last thing to go : age, sex, and desire, Jane Juska
Jane Juska, lays bare (literally) everything no one has yet said about life in the later years. With her characteristic wit, unsparing eye for detail, and famously frank opinions on gender issues, Juska, author of the best-selling memoir A Round-Heeled Woman, talks sex, the ups and downs of body parts well below the neck, and the indomitable human need for connection, whatever a woman's age.
The morning sickness companion, Elizabeth Kaledin
It's frustrating and a nuisance - and it can be a major obstacle to experiencing the joy of pregnancy. But morning sickness doesn't always strike in the morning, and for many women it doesn't even strike - it's an ever-present part of their pregnancy, with symptoms ranging from mild nausea and exhaustion to crippling depression and physical illness.
The raising, Laura Kasischke
This hypnotic, haunting story of a college obsessed by a student's sudden death is unsettling, unputdownable and unforgettable.
Let me in Donna Kauffman
When Tate Winslow’s enigmatic ex-boss shows up on her doorstep barely alive, she really tries not to care. She was his best agent, but she's in hiding and he's gone rogue, and he's starting to think of her in a very nonprofessional way. He's already risking his life and his career - does he need to put his heart in danger too?
Shelter dogs : amazing stories of adopted strays, Peg Kehret
A collection of true stories about the amazing lives of eight shelter dogs. Many of these dogs were unwanted because of their size, behaviour, or medical condition. All of the dogs found owners who loved and cared for them and maany went on to become service dogs, actors, and heroes.
Small steps : the year I got polio, Peg Kehret
The author describes her battle against polio when she was thirteen and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.
Pigeon English, Stephen Kelman
Newly arrived from Ghana, eleven-year-old Harrison Opoku lives in a block of flats on an inner-city housing estate. When a boy is knifed to death, Harri decides to start an investigation of his own. A story of innocence and experience, hope and harsh reality, Pigeon English is a spellbinding portrayal of a boy balancing on the edge of manhood and of the forces around him that try to shape the way he falls.
As hot as it gets, Elle Kennedy
Navy SEAL Jackson Ramsey is ready to say goodbye to the single life. He's even met a woman who intrigues him, challenges him, and turns him right on - Mia Weldrick, the funny and beautiful gardener he can't wait to get to know better. Except Mia isn't interested in dating him, which means it's time for Jackson to unleash his Texas charm and do some serious wooing.
World geography through infographics, Karen Latchana Kenney
Wandering through a maze of geography facts can easily get you lost! You need to navigate huge distances, vast population numbers, and gigantic global crises. How can all these big numbers and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about world geography
A spotlight for Harry, Eric A. Kimmel
In this evocative story, Eric A. Kimmel tells how Harry Weiss — later known as Harry Houdini — discovered his love for performing, many years before he became world famous.
The Dylanologists David Kinney
Cave of Wonders Matthew Kirby
The cowboy and the angel, T. J. Kline
Angela McCallister is a reporter on a mission. She's looking for the scoop of her career to replenish her savings and get her troubled father the help he desperately needs. But the story seems to have run dry, and her plans certainly didn't include falling in love with a sexy, brooding cowboy who calls her Angel. Their connection is instant, but will the Cowboy and his Angel allow themselves to give in to passion?
Learning the ropes, T. J. Kline
Playboy Chris Thomas is sure Alicia's the perfect woman for his level-headed team roping partner, David Greenly. It seems like a match, until Chris realizes he wants Alicia for himself. The stakes have been raised; David and Chris are supposed to be a team, and this time, they're on opposite sides. Can Alicia rope this playboy's heart, or will they find themselves too tangled up to let true love in?
Rodeo queen T. J. Kline
Sydney Thomas may be the newest Rodeo Queen on the circuit, but she's more than just a pretty face and fabulous horseback rider. If only her new boss could see it! But the frustrating, bossy, drop-dead gorgeous man seems bent on pushing her away every chance he gets. Will the cowboy and the Rodeo Queen ever be able to ride off into the sunset together?
A history of costume, Karl Kohler
Covers the historical background and development of costumes up to the 19th century.
Wonders of the Ocean Marshall Koontz
The hypnotists Gordon Korman
Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.
Memory maze, Gordon Korman
Jackson Opus and his family have been forced into hiding because his identity as a powerful young hypnotist has been leaked out — but his enemy Dr. Mako is still out to find him to use his mesmerizing skills for evil purposes.
Flashpoint Gordon Korman
Sailing a serious ocean : sailboats, storms, stories, and lessons learned from 30 years at sea, John Kretschmer
Uses author's experiences and stories to show you what you will need to across an ocean or go around the world, in fair weather or foul. This book features true accounts of storms and other challenges at sea that makes exciting reading and shows how sailboats should be handled when the chips are down, and how you should handle yourself.
Insane training : garage training, powerlifting, bodybuilding, and all-out bad-ass workouts, Matt Kroczaleski
Insane Training will help every gym rat take it to the next level, whether that's flipping a tractor tyre 100 yards, deadlifting three times their body weight, improving athletic performance or puking in a bucket - this book has it all!
Blood hollow, William Kent Krueger
When the corpse of a beautiful high school student is discovered on a hillside four months after her disappearance on New Year's Eve, all evidence points to her boyfriend, local bad boy Solemn Winter Moon. Solemn's goes into hiding but when he reappears, claiming to have seen a vision of Jesus Christ in Blood Hollow, the mystery becomes thornier than could ever have been anticipated. And that's when the miracles start happening.
Boundary waters, William Kent Krueger
Former sheriff Cork O'Connor is hired to find a friend's daughter, a country-western singer missing in the wilds of Minnesota. O'Connor discovers FBI agents and a gangster from a casino are also looking for the woman, but they won't say why.
Ordinary grace, William Kent Krueger
For thirteen-year-old Frank Drum it was a grim summer in which death visited often and took many forms. Accident. Nature. Suicide. Murder. Frank was forced to demonstrate a maturity and gumption beyond his years. Forty years later, he tells the story of discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God.
Purgatory Ridge, William Kent Krueger
Cork O'Connor is called in to investigate when a deadly explosion rocks the lumber mill of Karl Lindstrom, a wealthy, anti-environmentalist industrialist, whose mill is near an ancient tract of pine forest sacred to the Anishinaabe tribe.
Men, women & children : a novel, Chad Kultgen
The author of "The Average American Male" and "The Lie" returns with a shocking and salacious yet surprisingly rich and subtle new novel of the average American family.
American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms Chris Kyle
In this book, the author, deadliest sniper in U.S. history tracks down and shoots the ten most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun.
A lady at Willowgrove Hall Sarah E. Ladd
Cecily Faire carries the shame of her past wherever she treads, knowing one slip of the tongue could expose her disgrace. But soon after becoming a lady's companion at Willowgrove Hall, Cecily finds herself face-to-face with a man well acquainted with the past she's desperately hidden for years.
When Pigasso met Mootisse, Nina Laden
Pigasso, a talented pig, and Mootisse, an artistic bull, live across the road from one another, but when conflicts arise they build fences that ultimately become modern art masterpieces. Includes biographies of the real-life artists, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
Tennessee Williams : mad pilgrimage of the flesh, John Lahr
Tracing Williams's turbulent moral and psychological shifts, acclaimed theatre critic John Lahr sheds new light on the man and his work, as well as the America his plays helped to define.
Golden retrievers are the best, Elaine Landau
If you're a golden retriever fan, you'll want to learn all about this breed, from its brave search and rescue work to its roots as a hunting dog in Scotland.
Armageddon outta here, Derek Landy
For the first time, every Skulduggery Pleasant short story plus The End of the World, the World Book Day novelette is collected into one magnificent volume. But that's not all. Written specially for this collection, there is an entirely new novella that will drag you into a nail-biting American horror story, Skulduggery-style, and three brand-spanking-new stories spanning the last 150 years.
The dying of the light, Derek Landy
Valkerie. Darquesse. Stephanie. The world ain't big enough for the three of them. The end will come…The War of the Sanctuaries has been won, but it was not without its casualties. Following the loss of Valkyrie Cain, Skulduggery Pleasant must use any and all means to track down and stop Darquesse before she turns the world into a charred, lifeless cinder.
An empire of ice : Scott, Shackleton, and the heroic age of Antarctic science, Edward J. Larson
Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, "An Empire of Ice" presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with added information, it's the first book to place the famed voyages of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, his British rivals Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, and others in a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical context.
Beautiful bastard, Christina Lauren
An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling. Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He's exacting, blunt, inconsiderate - and completely irresistible.
Beautiful beginning, Christina Lauren
The Beautiful Bastard series continues in this new novella back when not being able to stand each other also meant not being able to keep their hands of each other, neither Bennett nor Chloe could have seen this day coming.
Beautiful player, Christina Lauren
A bombshell bookworm. A chronic Casanova. And a lesson in chemistry too scandalous for school. When Hanna Bergstrom receives a lecture from her overprotective brother about neglecting her social life and burying herself in grad school, she's determined to tackle his implied assignment: get out, make friends, and start dating.
Beautiful stranger, Christina Lauren
The all-new scorching sequel to Beautiful Bastard! A charming British playboy. A girl determined to finally live. And a secret liaison revealed in all too vivid colour.
The wife of Jesus : ancient texts and modern scandals, Anthony Le Donne
Approaching the subject of Jesus' marital status from a fresh, historical perspective and without appealing to sensationalist stories or dismissing Jesus' sexuality on theological grounds, Le Donne places Jesus firmly within his socio-cultural context.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis : the untold story, Barbara Leaming
The untold story of how one woman's life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma. Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' brutal, lonely and valiant thirty-one year struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that followed JFK's assassination. Here is the woman as she has never been seen before.
Knit it! : learn the basics and knit 22 beautiful projects, Melissa Leapman
This inviting craft book lays the groundwork for a lifetime of knitting - no prior skills necessary! Expert knitting author Melissa Leapman presents step-by-step instructions for all the essential skills, techniques, and abbreviations needed to get started knitting, plus clear how-to illustrations for visual learners.
Creed Trisha Leaver
Runner, Patrick Lee
After Sam Dryden helps a young girl evade her pursuers, he learns that the eleven year old, for as long as she can remember, has been kept in a secret prison by forces within the government. But she doesn't know much beyond her own name, Rachel. She only remembers the past two months of her life and that she has a skill that makes her very dangerous to these men and the hidden men in charge.
The good doctor : a father, a son, and the evolution of medical ethics, Barron H. Lerner
The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practised in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care. Medicine has undergone drastic changes over the decades - from a highly patriarchal system where doctor knew best and made decisions accordingly to today's more patient-centred system, where well-informed patients often take the lead.
10:04, Ben Lerner
In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child, despite his dating a rising star in the visual arts. He must reckon with his biological mortality, the possibility of a literary afterlife, and the prospect of (unconventional) fatherhood in a city that might soon be under water.
The dance of connection : how to talk to someone when you're mad, hurt, scared, frustrated, insulted, betrayed or desperate, Harriet Goldhor Lerner
In her most affirming and life-changing book yet, Dr. Harriet Lerner teaches us how to restore love and connection with the people who matter the most. Whether we're dealing with a partner, parent, sister, or best friend, The Dance of Connection teaches us how to navigate our most important relationships with clarity, courage, and joyous conviction.
Rules of the wild : an unruly book of manners, Bridget Levin
Rhyming text explores how proper behavior for young animals is different from what is expected of young children.
Trauma-proofing your kids : a parents' guide for instilling confidence, joy and resilience Peter A. Levine
This book assists parents and other lay caregivers in the prevention and healing of trauma by serving as a practical guide to "stress-busting" and building resilience in kids so they can easily cope with our fast-changing world of mishaps, increasing pressures and turbulence.
An amorous discourse in the suburbs of hell, Deborah Levy
Deborah Levy whips up a storm of romance and slapstick, of heavenly and earthly delights, in this dystopian philosophical poem about individual freedom and the search for the good life.
Rat pack confidential Shawn Levy
The first biography of the Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop et al - the original Swingers. Brilliant and beautifully written story of their rise and fall, and their connections with the Kennedys and the Mafia.
Trapped : the terrifying true story of a young girl's secret world of abuse, Rosie Lewis
After several shocking incidents of self-harming, Pica and threats to kill, it soon becomes apparent that Phoebe's autism may be the least of her problems. Locked for nine years in a secret world of severe abuse, as Phoebe opens up about her horrific past, her foster carer begins to suspect that Phoebe may not be suffering from autism at all.
Love and other scandals, Caroline Linden
Tristan, Lord Burke, has 1 friend, Douglas Bennet, roguish and careless enough for him to impose upon for two months; and most importantly 0 interest in the smart-mouthed, sharp-witted, very buxom sister of Douglas Bennet. Moreover, Joan Bennet is the last sort of woman he would choose. Despite her mouth. And her bosom. Or the fact that the only way he seems able to win an argument with her is by kissing her senseless and yet he somehow keeps coming back for more.
The flight of Gemma Hardy, Margot Livesey
Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.
Brilliant blunders : from Darwin to Einstein : colossal mistakes by great scientists that changed our understanding of life and the universe, Mario Livio
This book describes how five famous scientists actually made major errors in the interpretation of their data and how the further investigations of these mistakes led to scientific breakthroughs in such disciplines as biology, medicine, and cosmology.
Book of mah jong : an illustrated guide, Amy Lo
An introduction to the traditional Chinese game - one that is both indispensable for novices and invaluable for seasoned players.
Libya Richard Lobban
Covers the nation from its origins as independent land masses and kingdoms to its present as a consolidated nation. The work does not focus on the "old" Libya, but aims to bridge yesterday's Libya with tomorrow's, looking at the nation as a regional economic power and military player in North Africa and the Middle East.
Consciousness beyond life : the science of the near-death experience, Pim van Lommel
Dr. Pim van Lommel, a renowned cardiologist, was so inspired by the stories his patients told of their Near Death Experiences (NDEs) that he became the first medical practitioner to risk his reputation with a full, systematic trial into the phenomenon. He interviewed 344 heart patients at his hospital who had all clinically died before being resuscitated. Of these, 18 percent reported some ongoing experience…
Zero carbon car : green technology and the automotive industry, Brian Long
The Zero Carbon Car examines the in-depth research into green car technology shows that manufacturers make concerted efforts, but sometimes also defeat the gains of their innovation.
Redemption in Indigo Karen Lord
The narrator, sometimes serious and often mischievous, spins delicate but powerful descriptions of locations, emotions, and the protagonists' great flaws and great strengths as they interact with family, poets, tricksters, sufferers of tragedy, and - of course - occasional moments of pure chaos.
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Sophia Loren
The fairy ring, or, Elsie and Frances fool the world, Mary Losure
Relates the story of two early-twentieth-century cousins who believed they saw real fairies, created photographs using paper cutouts when they were teased by adult family members, and inadvertently drew the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a fellow believer.
Wild boy : the real life of the Savage of Aveyron, Mary Losure
Presents the story of the feral boy known as the Savage of Aveyron, discovered in the mountain wilderness of Southern France in the late 18th century, and describes the attempts led by Paris physician Jean Marc Gaspard Itard to civilize him.
December dread, Jess Lourey
Mira James investigates a serial killer who uses online dating sites to seduce and kill women who look just like her - and leaves a candy cane as his calling card.
September fair, Jess Lourey
The Minnesota State Fair is riding high until the recently crowned Milkfed Mary, Queen of the Dairy, a Battle Lake native, is brutally murdered while her regal likeness is carved in butter. Can Mira James, covering the fair for the Battle Lake Recall, expose a deadly State Fair secret and win a blue ribbon for caging a killer?
Herbert West, reanimator, H. P. Lovecraft
Short story written between October 1921 and June 1922.
The short stories of HP Lovecraft. Volume 1, H. P. Lovecraft
The short stories of HP Lovecraft. Volume 2, H. P. Lovecraft
The shunned house, H. P. Lovecraft
American author H.P. Lovecraft moulds the conventions of the haunted house tale to his own ends in a suspenseful account of an old dwelling whose very essence appears to infect those who live with its walls.
The poky little puppy, Janette Sebring Lowrey
A puppy who is always late coming home one night finds there is no dessert for him.
Abominable science! : origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and other famous cryptids Daniel Loxton
Loxton and Prothero complete an entertaining, educational, and definitive text on demonstrably false phenomena, presenting both the arguments for and against their existence and systematically challenging the pseudoscience perpetuating their myths.
Dawn blossoms plucked at dusk, Xun Lu
A collection of essays by Lu Xun, who recounts the stories of his childhood and youth in Shaoxing, China. A revolutionary thinker and writer, and one of the architects of the May 4th Movement, his stories reveal the beauty, joy, and struggle of life in early twentieth-century China.
Around the world in eighty meals, Nan Lyons
An oral history, in the most personal sense of the word, as Lyons follows Phileas Fogg's itinerary - with a few detours - with enough time in stopover for dining experiences.
The Governess Club. Louisa, Ellie Macdonald
The princess and the goblin, George MacDonald
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie and her newly-discovered great-great-grandmother from the goblin miners who live in caves beneath the royal castle.
Mabela the Clever Margaret Read. MacDonald
A year with Peter Drucker : 52 weeks of coaching for leadership effectiveness, Joseph A. Maciariello
In A Year with Peter Drucker, you will get to experience his mentorship process firsthand as his longtime collaborator Joseph A. Maciariello leads you from week to week, lesson to lesson, using previously unpublished material and selected readings from Drucker's classic works to highlight critical lessons in leadership, personal effectiveness, and mission-driven strategy.
Navy series box set, Debbie Macomber
Contains the stories: Navy wife; Navy brat; Navy woman; Navy baby; Navy husband.
Irresistible, Susan Mallery
When ex-marine Walker Buchanan stops to help Elissa Towers change a tire, he tells himself it's just the neighbourly thing to do. And when Elissa finds herself baking him a thank-you pie, she's just returning the favour … right?
The Naked CEO Alex Malley
No Land's Man Aasif Mandvi
The invention of exile, Vanessa Manko
The novel explores how loss reshapes and transforms lives. It is a profoundly moving story of family, history and the meaning of home.
Like a Rolling Stone Greil Marcus
The case of the vanishing little brown bats : a scientific mystery, Sandra Markle
This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation.
Joni Mitchell Malka Marom
Kitchen math, Katie Marsico
Maths is everywhere in the kitchen! See what's cooking inside this book — and how we need maths to finish the job! You'll need your math smarts to help measure ingredients, calculate cooking times, add and subtract fractions, double and halve recipes, convert cups to ounces and back again, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!
Shopping trip math, Katie Marsico
Maths is everywhere in shopping! See what's for sale inside this book - and how we need matsh to finish the purchase! You'll need your maths smarts to add and subtract prices, figure out percentages with discounts and sales tax, calculate the best deals, stay within a budget, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!
I am having so much fun here without you, Courtney Maum
Skilfully balancing biting wit with a deep emotional undercurrent, debut novelist Courtney Maum has created the perfect portrait of an imperfect family-and a heartfelt exploration of marriage, love, and fidelity.
The groom says yes, Cathy Maxwell
He had a noose around his neck and a price on his head. Sabrina Davidson, dutiful daughter, avowed spinster, thought she'd secured a place for herself in Aberfeldy society — until her hard-earned acceptance of her fate is challenged by the arrival of Cormac Enright, earl of Ballin, trained physician, soldier of fortune, and convicted felon.
Letting go, Molly McAdams
When Grey and Ben fell in love but three days before their wedding, Ben would suddenly died from an unknown heart condition. Jagger is the only one who understands Grey’s pain … the only one who knows what it's like to force yourself to keep moving when your dreams are shattered. While everyone else worries over Grey's fragility, Jagger is the only one who sees her strength, and vows to always be there for her - even if it's only as her best friend
Sharing you, Molly McAdams
Brought together by an intense heat that is impossible to resist, Brody and Kamryn share stolen moments and nights that end too soon. But is their love strong enough to bear the weight of Kamryn's guilt? And is Brody strong enough to confront the pain of the past and finally break free of his marriage.
The mindset list of the obscure : 74 famously forgotten icons from A to Z Tom McBride
In this entertaining romp through American culture, explore 75 icons once-famous and now forgotten - from Abbott and Costello to the singing telegram. Packed with entertaining facts, trivia, and photos, this is the perfect gift for college students, their oh-so-outdated parents, and pop culture mavens nostalgic for days gone by.
Do you think that's wise? : the life of John Le Mesurier, Graham McCann
Graham McCann reveals in this fully authorised and moving biography, as an actor John Le Mesurier was a key ingredient in the success of Britain's greatest sitcom (Dad’s Army), but as a man he was far more courageous than Sergeant Wilson was ever meant to be.
A horse for Mandy, Lurlene McDaniel
It's Mandy's thirteenth birthday and her dream is coming true: She's getting a beautiful horse of her very own! But Mandy's best friend, Laura, doesn't seem very happy for her. Then tragedy strikes. Can Mandy and her new horse save Laura?
The Big Bad Blackout Megan McDonald
The Holly Joliday Megan McDonald
The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt Megan McDonald
It's not me, it's you Mhairi McFarlane
An achingly funny story about how to be your own hero when life pulls the rug out from under your feet.
Crash, Lisa McMann
If what you see is what you get, Jules is in serious trouble. The suspenseful first in a series from the "New York Times "bestselling author of the Wake trilogy..
Gasp, Lisa McMann
Jules worries that Sawyer has passed the vision curse to someone he saved from the school shootings and is determined to find that person and learn about their vision before another tragedy occurs.
Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, ship's boy, L. A. Meyer
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way on to a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.
Boston Jacky : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, taking care of business, L. A. Meyer
The irrepressible Jacky Faber, recently arrived in Boston, finds herself at odds with the Women's Temperance Union and local residents angry at the arrival of hundreds of Irish immigrants on a ship owned by Faber Shipping Worldwide.
Viva Jacquelina! : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, over the hills and far away, L. A. Meyer
Still yearning to be reunited with her beloved Jaimy, Jacky Faber continues to collect intelligence for the Crown as she leads guerrilla attacks against Napoleon's forces, poses for the artist Francisco Goya, is kidnapped by the Spanish Inquisition, and travels with a gypsy caravan.
Wild rover no more : being the last recorded account of the life and times of Jacky Faber, L. A. Meyer
Jacky Faber is framed as passing confidential U.S. information to the British. Forced to flee Boston, she goes undercover as a governess for a prominent Puritan family. When outed by a nosy postmaster, she deserts the respectability of her position, dons a leotard and slippers, and poses as a Russian tightrope walker in a traveling circus. But the law soon catches up with her, and prospects do not look good.
How to repair your scooter, James Manning Michels
Presents step-by-step instructions for repairing and maintaining the mechanical and electrical systems of motor scooters.
The suffragette scandal, Courtney Milan
Miss Frederica "Free" Marshall has put her heart and soul into her newspaper, known for its outspoken support of women's rights. Naturally, her enemies are intent on destroying her business and silencing her for good.
Callie, Ellen Miles
When Mia finds a tiny, hurt calico kitten foraging for food, she must convince her parents that she is ready for the responsibility of having a cat.
Duchess, Ellen Miles
When Mia discovers that Duchess' owner is moving, she offers to help, but it is not easy to find someone who will pamper the spoiled white Persian cat.
Otis, Ellen Miles
When Michael and Mia hear about an abandoned kitten at the animal shelter, they volunteer to take Otis in until they can find him a permanent home.
Borrowed time, Hugh Miller
When a tip-off is received that militant religious extremists are taking over the peaceful Vale of Kashmir, dealing in drugs and guns to fund their war, two top agents are sent in to investigate.
Prime target, Hugh Miller
A US government official is assassinated, a list of names, all male, all German, is found and two men on the list are already dead. What is the connection?
The ballet companion : a dancer's guide to the technique, traditions, and joys of ballet, Eliza Gaynor Minden
An illustrated reference for dancers at all levels shares practical advice about how to train safely, observe appropriate etiquette, and learn the techniques of accomplished dancers, in a volume that is complemented by historical information and photographs that demonstrate the executions of positions and steps.
Japanese costume and the makers of its elegant tradition Helen Benton Minnich
In a word, this book is a story. Nonetheless, it is a true story, even though it is not a textbook. It was told by one who drank it from his own roots and knew it as he knew himself
The Walrus and the Elephants James A. Mitchell
Gone with the wind, Margaret Mitchell
Hacking electronics : an illustrated DIY guide for makers and hobbyists, Simon Monk
This full-colour introduction and reference to all aspects of DIY electronics is the perfect companion for every hobbyist.
The Summer Girls Mary Alice Monroe
Anne of Avonlea L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Ingleside L. M. Montgomery
Anne of the Island L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Windy Poplars L. M. Montgomery
Anne's House of Dreams L. M. Montgomery
Chronicles of Avonlea L. M. Montgomery
Emily Climbs L. M. Montgomery
Emily of New Moon L. M. Montgomery
Emily's Quest L. M. Montgomery
Further Chronicles of Avonlea L. M. Montgomery
The Golden Road L. M. Montgomery
Kilmeny of the Orchard L. M. Montgomery
Rainbow Valley L. M. Montgomery
Rilla of Ingleside L. M. Montgomery
The Story Girl L. M. Montgomery
A Tangled Web L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories 1904 L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories from 1896-1901 L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories from 1902-1903 L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories from 1907-1908 L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories from 1909-1922 L. M. Montgomery
The Short Stories of Lucy Maud Montgomery from 1905-1906 L. M. Montgomery
The Night Before Christmas Clement C. Moore
Last man standing Roger Moore
The demon lover : the roots of terrorism, Robin Morgan
A riveting exploration of terrorism's relationship to sex, with a new preface by the author unearths the roots of the phenomenon.
Angelfire, Courtney Allison Moulton
A seventeen-year-old girl discovers she has the reincarnated soul of an ancient warrior destined to battle the reapers — monstrous creatures who devour humans and send their souls to Hell.
A dance with darkness : an Angelfire novella, Courtney Allison Moulton
At the end of the fourteenth century, angelic reapers struggle to defend London against a legion of the demonic who have their sights set on claiming human souls and ancient relics for a dark purpose. Madeleine, a young but powerful warrior, is duty-bound to fight the demonic, and she lives for this pursuit above all else.
Shadows in the silence, Courtney Allison Moulton
In the final battle for Heaven and Earth, Ellie, who has the reincarnated soul of an ancient reaper-slayer, must grapple with her archangel powers to save herself and all of humanity.
Wings of the wicked, Courtney Allison Moulton
Seventeen-year-old Ellie, who has the reincarnated soul of an ancient reaper-slayer, falls in love with her immortal guardian angel, Will, while fighting monstrous creatures who devour humans and send their souls to Hell.
Behind Enemy Lines Jennifer A. Neilson
Improve your chess tactics : 700 practical lessons & exercises, I. I. Neishtadt
The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Simply because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills.
From Steel to Bicycle Robin Nelson
Worms Robin Nelson
Bad Wolf Nele Neuhaus
Lady Windermere's lover, Miranda Neville
Hell hath no fury … Damian, Earl of Windermere, rues the day he drunkenly gambled away his family's estate and was forced into marriage to reclaim it. Now, after hiding out from his new bride for a year, Damian is finally called home, only to discover that his modest bride has become an alluring beauty — and rumour has it that she's taken a lover
Ghost Gum Valley Johanna Nicholls
Ironbark Johanna Nicholls
Beginnings of the Heart J. J. Nite
Bruises of the Heart J. J. Nite
Clariel Garth Nix
Lovely, dark, deep, Joyce Carol Oates
A collection of ten mesmerizing stories that maps the eerie darkness within us all.
Prison Noir Joyce Carol Oates
One of Us Tawni O'Dell
Killing Patton : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general Bill O'Reilly
General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident and may very well have been an act of assassination.
The orchid thief, Susan Orlean
The story of orchid thief and obsessive, John Laroche, and the bizarre world of the orchid fanciers of Florida.
Easy luxury : an expert guide to creating your perfect home, Darren Palmer
Easy Luxury is a sourcebook of stylish and achievable ways to create a luxury look in your home.
Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race Scott F. Parker
The Traitor's Wife Allison Pataki
Tracing your family history on the Internet : a guide for family historian Chris Paton
This fully revised second edition of Chris Paton's best-selling guide is essential reading if you want to make effective use of the internet in your family history research.
The Cuban Table Ana Sofia Pelaez
Why the Germans lost : the rise and fall of the Black Eagle, Bryan Perrett
This book examines the history of the German Army which, for the best part of two centuries, influenced the course of events in Continental Europe.
The boy who was raised as a dog : and other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook : what traumatized children can teach us about life, loss and healing Bruce Duncan Perry
Do Not Sell At Any Price Amanda Petrusich
Out Stealing Horses Per Petterson
Phra farang : an English monk in Thailand, Phra Pannapadipo (Peter)
Peter Robinson became a Buddhist monk, taking the name Phra Peter Pannapadiop, at the age of forty-five but now administers SET - the Students' Education Trust he set up for novices who wished to continue their education but cannot afford to do so.
Leaving time Jodi Picoult
For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident.
The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing David Pino
Deadly turbulence : the air safety lessons of Braniff flight 250 and other airliners, 1959-1966, Steve Pollock
Jet airliner operations in the U.S. began in 1958, bringing, it was thought, a new era of fast, high, safe, smooth, sophisticated travel. But almost immediately, the new aircraft were involved in incidents and accidents that showed jets created new problems even as they solved old ones.
The Big Book of Hair Metal Martin Popoff
Orfeo Richard Powers
The monster of Florence Douglas J. Preston
New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston teams up with Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to present a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills surrounding Florence, Italy.
Lush life, Richard Price
Eric Cash, the 34-year-old bartender at Cafe Berkmann and a would-be screenwriter, ends up in jail as a murder suspect and it's up to two New York City police detectives to find out the truth.
Samaritan, Richard Price
Successful Hollywood writer Ray decides to return to the New Jersey projects of his youth in order to give something back to the community, and volunteers to teach creative writing at his old school. But one night he's savagely beaten and rushed to hospital. The only cop interested is a childhood friend, 'Tweetie' Ammons, who owes him one from long ago
Baby, It's Cold Outside Jennifer Probst
Loving Cara Kristen Proby
Seducing Lauren, Kristen Proby
Now that his best friend, Josh, has happily settled down with his true love on a Montana ranch, small-town lawyer Ty Sullivan starts thinking that maybe single life isn't all it's cracked up to be. And when Lauren Cunningham's no-good ex-husband comes after her trust fund, Ty steps in to protect her.
My new American life, Francine Prose
While working for an idealistic college professor, twenty-six-year old Lula, an Albanian trying to make a better life for herself in America, finds her life taking a complicated turn when her Albanian "brothers" return, in a novel set in the aftermath of 9/11.
Not quite a wife Mary Jo Putney
James, Lord Kirkland, owns a shipping fleet, half a London gaming house, and is a ruthlessly effective spymaster. Laurel Herbert gave James her heart as an innocent young girl, until she saw him perform an act of shocking violence.
The witch of clan Sinclair, Karen Ranney
Logan Harrison is looking for a wife. As the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, he needs a conventional and diplomatic woman who will stand by his side and help further his political ambitions. He most certainly does not need Mairi Sinclair.
The Bronte sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, Catherine Reef
The Bronte sisters are among the most beloved writers of all time, best known for their classic nineteenth-century novels Jane Eyre (Charlotte), Wuthering Heights (Emily), and Agnes Grey (Anne).
The fool's girl, Celia Rees
Violetta and Feste have come to London to rescue the holy relics taken from the church in Illyria by the evil Malvolio.
Pirates : the true and remarkable adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, female pirates, Celia Rees
When a young woman is sent to the West Indies to marry well, her life takes a very unexpected turn. She does not marry the man her family thought was destined for her. Instead she runs off with an escaped slave girl and they take to the high seas and become pirates.
Sovay, Celia Rees
England, 1783. When the rich and beautiful Sovay isn't sitting for portraits, she's donning a man's cloak and robbing travellers.
Leningrad : tragedy of a city under Siege, 1941-44, Anna Reid
On 8 September 1941, eleven short weeks after Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa, his brutal surprise attack on the Soviet Union, Leningrad was surrounded. The siege would not be lifted for two and a half years and during the 872 days of blockade and bombardment as many as two million Soviet lives would be lost.
After I do, Taylor Jenkins Reid
When Lauren and Ryan's marriage reaches the breaking point, they come up with an unconventional plan. They decide to take a year off in the hopes of finding a way to fall in love again.
Unsinkable : a memoir Debbie Reynolds
The definitive, tell-all memoir by film legend Debbie Reynolds, Unsinkable is a story of heartbreak, hope, and survival.
The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes
Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan.
A charge of valor, Morgan Rice
Thor continues on his quest, deeper into the Empire, to retrieve the stolen Destiny Sword and save the Ring
A dream of mortals, Morgan Rice
Thorgrin and his brothers struggle to break free from the grips of the pirates, and to continue their search for Guwayne at sea. As they encounter unexpected friends and foes, magic and weaponry, dragons and men, it will change the very course of their destiny.
A grant of arms, Morgan Rice
Thor is caught between titanic forces of good and evil, as Andronicus and Rafi use all of their dark sorcery to attempt to crush Thor's identity and take control of his very soul. Under their spell, Thor will have to battle a greater fight than he has ever known, as he struggles to cast off his father and free himself from their chains.
A land of fire, Morgan Rice
Gwendolyn and her people find themselves surrounded on the Upper Isles, besieged by Romulus' dragons and his million man army. All seems lost — when salvation comes from an unlikely source. Thorgrin's finally meets his mother in the Land of the Druids, and their meeting will change his life forever, make him stronger than he has ever been.
An oath of brothers, Morgan Rice
Thorgrin and his brothers emerge from the land of the dead, more driven than ever to find Guwayne, and set sail across a hostile sea, leading them to places beyond their wildest dreams. As they come ever-closer to finding Guwayne, they also encounter obstacles unlike ever before, obstacles which will test them to their very limits, which will call on all their training and force them to stand together as one, as brothers.
A reign of steel, Morgan Rice
Gwendolyn must protect her people as she finds King's Court under siege. Behind the McClouds lie the threat of Romulus and his dragons, who, with the Shield destroyed, embark on a catastrophic invasion.
A rite of swords, Morgan Rice
Thor grapples with his legacy, battling to come to terms with who his father is, whether to reveal his secret, and what action he must take.
A rule of queens, Morgan Rice
In A rule of queens, Gwendolyn leads the remains of her nation in exile, as they sail into the hostile harbours of the Empire. Taken in by Sandara's people, they try to recover in hiding, to build a new home in the shadows of Volusia.
A sea of shields, Morgan Rice
Gwendolyn gives birth to her and Thorgrin's child, amidst powerful omens. With a son born to them, Gwendolyn and Thorgrin's lives are changed forever, as is the destiny of the Ring.
A sky of spells, Morgan Rice
Thorgrin finally returns to himself and must confront his father once and for all. An epic battle occurs, as two titans face each other and as Rafi uses his power to summon an army of undead.
Dig It Kate Riggs
Dolphins Kate Riggs
Elephants Kate Riggs
Frog Kate Riggs
Giraffes Kate Riggs
How Fast Can You Go Kate Riggs
Ladybug Kate Riggs
Lions Kate Riggs
Monkeys Kate Riggs
Nouns Kate Riggs
Penguins Kate Riggs
A Seed Needs Sun Kate Riggs
Sharks Kate Riggs
Snakes Kate Riggs
Sunflower Kate Riggs
That's Creepy Kate Riggs
Tomato Kate Riggs
Verbs Kate Riggs
Walk like a Buddha : even if your boss sucks, your ex is torturing you, and you're hungover again Lodro Rinzler
This nitty-gritty guide to life for the spiritual-but-not-necessarily-religious uses Buddhist teachings to answer those burning questions and a host of others related to going out, relationships, work, and social action.
An echo in the darkness, Francine Rivers
Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul.
A lineage of grace : five unlikely women who changed eternity, Francine Rivers
In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose - Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.
The scarlet thread, Francine Rivers
When Sierra Madrid discovers her young ancestor's handcrafted quilt and reads her journal, she finds that their lives are very similar. By following her ancestor Mary Kathryn McMurray's example, she learns to surrender to God's sovereignty and unconditional love.
The Priest: Aaron Francine Rivers
The Prince: Jonathan Francine Rivers
The Prophet: Amos Francine Rivers
The Scribe Francine Rivers
The Warrior: Caleb Francine Rivers
Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in Space, Mary Roach
What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? When you can't have sex? Or smell flowers? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible to survive a bailout at 17,000 miles an hour?
B Is for beer, Tom Robbins
In this story for both children and adults, kindergartner Gracie decides to find out just what beer is and why her father likes it so much. Along the way she discovers more than she probably expected.
She wore red trainers, Na'ima bint. Robert
When Ali first meets Amirah, he notices everything about her - her hijab, her long eyelashes and her red trainers - in the time it takes to have one look, before lowering his gaze.
I didn't come here to make friends : confessions of a reality show villain Courtney Robertson
Revealing the love, heartbreak, and reality behind reality television, a former "Bachelor" contestant who quickly became the biggest villain in the history of the show, dishes on her fellow contestants and what really happened on and off the cameras.
The ultimate guide to trail running and ultramarathons, Jason Robillard
Jason Robillard has been doing ultramarathons for many years, and started advocating for barefoot running before it was cool and is considered an authority on it.
Bright Island Mabel Louise Robinson
When sixteen-year-old Thankful Curtis must leave Bright Island, Maine, for the first time in 1937, she has trouble adjusting to life on the mainland, new people, and "proper schooling," and yearns for her days of farming with her father and sailing.
Circles of time, Phillip Rock
From the countess to the chauffeur, the inhabitants of Abingdon Pryory seek to forget the past and adjust their lives to a new era in which old values, social codes, and sexual mores have been irretrievably swept away.
Simple Dreams Linda Ronstadt
Reaching down the rabbit hole : a renowned neurologist explains the mystery and drama of brain disease Allan H. Ropper
Tell the doctor where it hurts. It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech.
The sex-wise parent : the parent's guide protecting your child, strengthening your family, and talking to kids about sex, abuse, and bullying Janet Rosenzweig
Provides parents with information about protecting children from sexual abuse, trauma, and bullying with knowledge and open parent-child discussion.
Vulgar things, Lee Rourke
Jon Michaels, a divorced, disaffected and fatigued editor living a nondescript life in North London wakes one morning to a phone call informing him that his uncle has been found dead in his caravan on Canvey Island.
Landline Rainbow Rowell
Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and he still loves her - but that almost seems besides the point now.
Ordinary magic, Caitlen Rubino-Bradway
In a world where everyone possesses magical abilities, powerless twelve-year-old Abby, an Ordinary, is sent to a special school to learn how to negotiate a magical world with her unmagical "disability" and to avoid becoming a victim of kidnappers, carnivores, and goblins ready to prey upon the Ords.
The do's and don'ts of hypoglycemia : an everyday guide to low blood sugar, Roberta Ruggerio
An easy-to-understand title that shows readers how to treat and control hypoglycemia symptoms through simple diet and lifestyle changes. advisors answer the most frequently asked questions on this subject.
Practice to deceive, Ann Rule
From the New York Times #1 bestselling author comes a riveting true-crime mystery set on a sleepy island in the Pacific Northwest: a man is murdered and the long list of suspects includes an aging beauty queen and her boyfriend.
Lucky like us, Jennifer Ryan
Bakery owner Elizabeth Hamilton's quiet life is filled with sweet treats, good friends, and a loving family. But all of that is about to turn sour when an odd sound draws her outside. There's a man lying unconscious in the street, a car speeding toward him.
The right bride, Jennifer Ryan
High-powered businessman Cameron Shaw doesn't believe in love — until he falls head over heels for beautiful, passionate, and intensely private Martina.
High-performance ignition systems, Todd Ryden
How to Build High-Performance Ignition Systems-Revised Edition is a completely updated guide to understanding automotive ignition systems, from old-school points and condensers to modern computer-controlled distributorless systems, and from bone-stock systems to highly modified.
Dirty daddy : the chronicles of a family man turned filthy comedian, Bob Saget
Proudly embracing his dark and dirty side, the star of both Full House and America's Funniest Home Videos opens up about some of his personal experiences with life and death, his career and his reputation for sick humour.
Unidentified : the UFO phenomenon : how world governments have conspired to conceal humanity's biggest secret, Robert Salas
A stranger in Olondria : being the complete memoirs of the mystic, Jevick of Tyom, Sofia Samatar
Jevick, the pepper merchant's son, has been raised on stories of Olondria, a distant land where books are as common as they are rare in his home. When his father dies and Jevick takes his place on the yearly selling trip to Olondria, Jevick's life is as close to perfect as he can imagine. But just as he revels in Olondria's Rabelaisian Feast of Birds, he is pulled drastically off course and becomes haunted by the ghost of an illiterate young girl.
The Great Fragmentation Steve Sammartino
The brat, Lynsay Sands
Rumour has it that Lady Murie, King Edward III's goddaughter, is stunningly beautiful, with bright blue eyes, golden hair, and a bewitching smile.
The deed, Lynsay Sands
Lady Emmalene Eberhart wanted to do it. She'd even begged an audience with the King so that he would order her husband to do it — because she was determined to be a good wife. But then her husband died, and Emma remained a virgin.
The roots of the olive tree, Courtney Miller. Santo
Meet the Keller family, five generations of firstborn women-an unbroken line of daughters-living together in the same house on a secluded olive grove in the Sacramento Valley of Northern California. Anna, the family matriarch, is 112 and determined to become the oldest person in the world.
Deliver us from evil : a New York City cop investigates the supernatural Ralph Sarchie
A veteran NYPD officer describes his work as an investigator into the supernatural, offering a close-up look at some of his most shocking cases, including malevolent spirits, an incubus, demonic possession, and bizarre rituals.
Mecca : the sacred city, Ziauddin Sardar
Sardar unravels the meaning and significance of Mecca.
Astragal, Albertine Sarrazin
Tells the story of Anne, a young woman who breaks her ankle in a daring escape from prison. She makes it to a highway where she's picked up by a motorcyclist, Julien, who's also on the run. As they travel through nights and days together, they fall in love and must do whatever they can to survive, living their lives always on the edge of danger.
The poppy : a cultural history from ancient Egypt to Flanders fields to Afghanistan, Nicholas J. Saunders
In the aftermath of the horrific trench warfare of the First World War, the poppy - sprouting across the killing fields of France and Belgium, then immortalized in John McCrae's moving poem - became a worldwide icon.
Lock in, John Scalzi
Fifteen years from now, a new virus sweeps the globe. 95% of those afflicted experience nothing worse than fever and headaches. Four percent suffer acute meningitis, creating the largest medical crisis in history. And one percent find themselves "locked in" fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus.
Messy beautiful love : hope and redemption for real-life marriages, Darlene Schacht
Love gets messy. Financial problems, sickness, aging parents, a chronically unhappy spouse … trials will inevitably come that threaten your marriage.
The Piano Works of Claude Debussy E. Robert. Schmitz
An invisible thread : the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny Laura Schroff
He asked for spare change; she kept walking. But something made her turn around and go back. They met nearly every week for years, and built an unexpected, life-changing friendship that has today spanned almost three decades.
Billy Joel Fred Schruers
The fishing life : an angler's tales of wild rivers and other restless metaphors, Paul Schullery
An anthology of fishing anecdotes, well-researched articles, and dreamlike musings about being a fisherman and living the fishing life.
The expedition : the forgotten story of a polar tragedy, Bea Uusma. Schyffert
On July 11th, 1897, three men set out in a hydrogen balloon bound for the North Pole. Led by engineer August Soloman Andree, they want to make history, but are frighteningly underprepared.
Party planning secrets : the ultimate guide to a successful party Charlie Scola
Learn the 5 steps to planning an outrageously successful party; learn how to create the energy necessary to have an amazing event.
The department of lost & found, Allison Winn Scotch
Natalie Miller had a great life: good boyfriend, great job, a life that was really going somewhere. But then came that dreaded word - cancer. And nothing will ever be the same again.
The theory of opposites, Allison Winn Scotch
When her husband proposes a two month break to sow his oats, her pubescent nephew moves in, and is abruptly axed from her job, Willa is forced to face her fears leading her to, amongst other things, reconnect with an old boyfriend.
Nowhere people, Paulo Scott
Driving home, law student Paulo passes a figure at the side of the road. The indigenous girl stands in the heavy rain, as if waiting for something.
And then she killed him, Robert Scott
Describes how widow Miriam Giles, a seductive beauty and master manipulator with a violent past, murdered her second husband and latest "sugar daddy," Alan Helmick, and then claimed innocence.
Unholy sacrifice, Robert Scott
Follows the true story of stockbroker Taylor Helzer, his brother Justin, and a malleable girl named Dawn who, forming an alliance called the Children of Thunder, stole money from unsuspecting former clients and then brutally murdered them.
The Music of Liszt Humphrey Searle
I worked alone : diary of a double agent in World War II Europe, Lily Sergueiew
The smoke at dawn : a novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara
In The Smoke at Dawn, the last great push of the Army of the Cumberland sets the stage for a decisive confrontation at Chattanooga that could determine the outcome of the war.
Feeding time at the zoo, Sherry Shahan
What's for dinner at the local zoo? Find out in this buffet of fun food facts. This photo essay takes kids behind the scenes at a community zoo to see what and how their favourite animals eat.
Instant attraction Jill Shalvis
Accountant Katie Kramer is a quintessential good girl - working hard, recycling diligently, all the while trying to ignore the feeling that she doesn't fit in anywhere. That's all she wants.
Empress Sa Shan
In seventh-century China a young girl from the humble Wu clan entered the imperial gynaecium, housing ten thousand concubines. Inside the Forbidden City, she witnessed seductions, plots, murders, and brazen acts of treason - but shrewdly masterminded her way to the ultimate position of power.
Meditation and Relaxation in Plain English Bob Sharples
Honestly, Red Riding Hood was rotten : the story of Little Red Riding Hood as told by the wolf Trisha Speed Shaskan
The Big Bad Wolf, who claims to be a vegetarian, tells his side of the story of Little Red Riding Hood and her granny.
Seriously, Cinderella so SO annoying! : the story of Cinderella as told by the wicked stepmother, Trisha Speed Shaskan
The classic tale of Cinderella is told by her stepmother, who was not really so wicked after all.
The Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook Sue Shepherd
Young Woman in a Garden Delia Sherman
Operation Shakespeare : the true story of an elite international sting, John Shiffman
In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces a high-risk undercover operation launched by an elite undercover Homeland Security unit created to stop the Iranians, Russians, Chinese, Pakistanis, and North Koreans from acquiring sophisticated American-made electronics capable of guiding missiles, jamming radar, and triggering countless weapons - from wireless IEDs to nuclear bombs.
Wyatt in Wichita, John Shirley
Wyatt in Wichita fuses historical fact with fiction, following the adventures of the young Wyatt Earp.
Will it waffle? : 53 unexpected and irresistible recipes to make in a waffle iron, Daniel Shumski
53 perefct and unexpected waffle recipes: Steak? Yes! Pizza? Yes! Apple pie? Emphatically yes.
Rock Star David R. Shumway
No-drama discipline : the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind Daniel J. Siegel
The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child's neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears without causing a scene.
Forensic science : a beginner's guide, Jay Siegel
In the wake of the phenomenal success of such shows as CSI, forensic science has never been so popular. court.
Mirrors & scrims : the life and afterlife of ballet, Marcia B. Siegel
In this stunning new collection of reviews and essays, dance critic Marcia B. Siegel grapples with the floating identity of ballet, as well as particular ballets, and with the expanding environment of spectacle in which ballet competes for an audience.
Seymour Simon's animal ABCs Seymour Simon
A photo-illustrated introduction to the 26 letters of the alphabet, each associated with an animal, including a brief description of that animal's behaviour.
Why do kittens do that? Seymour Simon
Whether your family is about to adopt a kitten, or just starting to think about it, this original eBook is full of fascinating information and irresistible photos you and your children will want to read again and again!
Why do puppies do that? Seymour Simon
Whether your family is about to get a puppy, or starting to think about it, this book is full of fascinating information and irresistible photos you and your children will want to read again and again!
Milat : inside Australia's biggest manhunt : a detective's story Clive Small
Milat the serial killer who preyed on young hitchhikers. The backpackers the innocent victims of a brutal murderer. Belanglo a place that became synonymous with pure evil.
All roads lead to Austen : a yearlong journey with Jane Amy Elizabeth. Smith
How successfully does the world of Jane Austen translate into Spanish? One intrepid author finds out in this literary exploration/travel memoir
The waltzing widow, Joan Smith
Heiress Lucy Percy’s family fends off a fortune-hunter, and Lucy decides to rusticate
The hands of strangers, Michael Farris. Smith
In the tradition of The Stranger and The Old Man and the Sea, this taut novella by critically acclaimed novelist Michael Farris Smith explores the human spirit and its capacity for faith and forgiveness in an imperfect world.
"Shouldn't you be in school?" Lemony Snicket
Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger?
U2 Revolution Mat Snow
The actress, Amy Sohn
When Hollywood heartthrob Steven Weller pulls Maddy Freed out of obscurity for a starring part in his newest, Oscar-worthy film, she feels her career roaring on to the express track.
Winning chess middlegames : an essential guide to pawn structures, Ivan Sokolov
Ivan Sokolov, a famous grandmaster who has beaten world champions like Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand, has written a lucid guide on how to win chess middlegames, by addressing an almost universally ignored but extremely important topic: pawn structures.
My beloved world, Sonia Sotomayor
An instant American icon the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir.
Grace Kelly : the secret lives of a princess, James Spada
Grace Kelly was the incredibly beautiful, talented and elegant American movie star who became a real-life princess.
The summer unplugged series, Amy Sparling
All four bestselling novellas of the Summer Unplugged series in one book. Includes: Summer Unplugged. Bayleigh is addicted to her cell phone and her mum has had enough.
Sway, Katarina M. Spears
Jesse Alderman, also known as Sway, avoids emotional connection at all costs, but he's ultimately forced to open his heart when he meets the girl of his dreams.
Flea market fabulous :bdesigning gorgeous rooms with vintage treasures Lara Spencer
Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style.
Heidi Johanna Spyri
No going back, Lyndon Stacey
When two young sisters run away, ex-police dog handler Daniel Whelan and his German shepherd, Taz, are called into action. A desperate search of the wintry Dartmoor quickly turns up one of the girls, but she seems terrified to have been found and now Daniel wonders what the girls had really been running from.
No holds barred, Lyndon Stacey
The second in the exciting new mystery series featuring ex-police dog handler Daniel Whelan.
Nothing but lies, Lyndon Stacey
Daniel's ex-colleague, police officer Joey Matsuki, has asked for his help. Joey is concerned for the safety of his fiancee, Tami, who has reported sightings of a sinister, hoodie-clad figure lurking in the area.
Wild horses, George Edward Stanley
Discusses the different wild horses that can be found around the world today, including Chincoteague ponies, Australian Brumbies, American mustangs, and the wild horses of Asia.
Lost Boys of Anzac Peter Stanley
Jack the Ripper : the murder, the mystery, the myth, Victor Stapleton
Over a century ago terror stalked the streets of Whitechapel. Jack the Ripper's brutal campaign of murder panicked Victorian London at the time, but his legacy reaches out to the present day.
Daddy, Danielle Steel
The Watsons' seemingly idyllic marriage is torn apart after 18 years when Sarah, Oliver's wife, leaves to fulfill her own long-suppressed ambitions. Despite his own anguish, Oliver must cope with the pain of their three children - and in doing so learn a new role and find a new love.
Echoes Danielle Steel
On the shores of Lake Geneva in 1915, the Jewish beauty Beata Wittgenstein falls in love with a Catholic French officer and marries him despite the wishes of her family, but when Hitler's terror arrives, Beata has to undertake a harrowing journey of survival.
Family ties, Danielle Steel
In this compelling novel, a young woman overnight becomes mother to her sister's three small children. Grown now, each of them will choose a different path. Through it all, one thing will remain: family ties.
A good woman, Danielle Steel
Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was born into a life of privilege, raised amid the glamour of New York society, with glorious homes on Fifth Avenue and in Newport, Rhode Island. But everything changed on a cold April day in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic shattered her family and her privileged world forever.
Journey, Danielle Steel
Successful TV anchorwoman Madeleine hides the truth about her emotionally abusive marriage until she joins an anti-violence group and falls in love with Bill, a diplomat who encourages her to become empowered.
Malice, Danielle Steel
Grace Adams is a woman with a past full of deep hurtful secrets. When she meets Charles Mackenzie, she has found a man who wants nothing from her, except to heal her. But with happiness within her grasp, Grace is in danger of losing everything to an enemy bent on malice.
Mirror image, Danielle Steel
From Manhattan society at the turn of the 20th century to the trenches of France in World War I, this novel follows the lives and destinies of two very different sisters who are identical twins.
The wedding, Danielle Steel
Simon Steinberg and Blaire Scott are among the most respected couples in Hollywood. They have defied the Hollywood cliche and stayed together for decades.
The catch, Taylor Stevens
Vanessa Michael Munroe has a reputation for getting things done but her work has left her with blood on her hands and a soul stained with guilt.
The informationist, Taylor Stevens
This debut novel introduces a new action heroine, Vanessa Michael Munroe, who doesn't have to kick over a hornet's nest to get attention, though her feral, take-no-prisoners attitude reflects the fire of Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander.
Rick Steves Florence & Tuscany, 2015 Rick Steves
Rick Steves' London, 2015 Rick Steves
Presents recommendations for lodgings, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and sightseeing highlights, along with travel tips and cultural information.
Rick Steves' Mediterranean cruise ports, Rick Steves
In this guide, Rick Steves focuses on some of the grandest sights in Europe.
Rick Steves' Venice Rick Steves
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting the island city of Venice
Cat and mouse in a haunted house, Geronimo Stilton
I was lost in a dark, spooky forest! Until I stumbled upon Curlypaw Cannycat's Castle. The castle was completely empty, or so I thought. But I quickly discovered that it was haunted - by cats! Let me tell you, this was one case where curiosity almost killed the mouse!
Ghost pirate treasure, Geronimo Stilton
Oh, no! Billy Squeakspeare has a big problem, and he needs Creepella's help. Someone's been digging holes around Squeakspeare Mansion at night, and Billy wants to find out who it is.
Be Careful What You Wish For R. L. Stine
Classic Goosebumps Collection R. L. Stine
Curse of the Mummy's Tomb R. L. Stine
Deep Trouble R. L. Stine
The Haunted Mask R. L. Stine
The Horror at Camp Jellyjam R. L. Stine
Monster Blood R. L. Stine
A Night in Terror Tower R. L. Stine
Night of the Living Dummy R. L. Stine
One Day at Horrorland R. L. Stine
Phantom of the Auditorium R. L. Stine
Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes R. L. Stine
Say Cheese and Die R. L. Stine
Welcome to Camp Nightmare R. L. Stine
You Can't Scare Me R. L. Stine
The 12 screams of Christmas, R. L. Stine
When "frenemies" Kate and Courtney need a quiet place to rehearse for their school's Christmas play, their teacher suggests an old house that might just be haunted.
Return of the mummy, R. L. Stine
After last year's scary adventure, Gabe's a little nervous about being back in Egypt. Then he learns about a secret chant that is supposed to bring mummies back to life. Gabe's uncle says it's just a hoax. But now it sounds like something's moving in the mummy's tomb. No way a couple of dumb words can wake the dead. Can they?
Vampire breath, R. L. Stine
Freddy Martinez and his friend Cara are not afraid of anything, but that was before they found the bottle of Vampire Breath.
Why I quit zombie school R. L. Stine
Matt was never a superstar in school, but he's definitely the most energetic and quick-witted student here. But what's up with the others? His suspicions are finally confirmed when Franny, his new friend asks, "How long have you been dead?" To his horror, Matt realizes his parents have unknowingly enrolled him in a zombie school.
A Student's Guide to Music History R. J. Stove
Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook James Stroman
Three tales from the Laundry files, Charles Stross
Enjoy two short stories and a novella from the Laundry Files. These stories by Charles Stross continue the adventures of the Laundry, a secret division of the British government dedicated to tracking down and containing breaches of reality by occult and otherworldly threats.
Buried fire, Jonathan Stroud
Two brothers, Michael and Stephen MacIntyre, together with their sister Sarah and the local vicar Tom Aubrey, uncover a deadly secret buried near their village. But time is short: can they prevent the awakening of an ancient evil before its powers corrupt them for ever?
Heroes of the valley, Jonathan Stroud
Halli loves the old stories from when the valley was a wild and dangerous place - when the twelve legendary heroes, led by his ancestor Svein, stood together to defeat the ancient enemy, the bloodthirsty Trows. Halli longs for adventure but it seems these days the most dangerous thing in the valley is boredom. He tries to liven things up by taunting his siblings and playing practical jokes. But when one of his jokes goes too far reawakening an old blood feud, Halli finds himself on a hero's quest after all.
The leap, Jonathan Stroud
Everyone says that Max is drowned, but Charlie thinks differently: she was in the mill-pool with him, and knows exactly what she saw. When she begins to see him in her dreams, her hopes are raised. It seems the reunion she craves is possible. But where exactly is Max leading her? And will she be able to return?
Kidnap in Crete : the true story of the abduction of a Nazi general, Rick Stroud
In 1941 the German army invaded the strategically important Mediterranean island with the largest airborne force in history. The years of Nazi occupation that followed saw mass executions, widespread starvation and the brutal destruction of homes - but amid the horror, the Cretan resistance, the Andartes, with the support of a handful of British SOE agents, fought on heroically. In Cairo, Patrick Leigh Fermor came up with a plan to avenge the islanders' suffering. Under cover of darkness on 4 February 1944, he parachuted onto Crete's deserted Mount Dikti in preparation for his secret and high-risk mission.
Mrs Robinson's disgrace : the private diary of a Victorian lady, Kate Summerscale
On a mild winter's evening in 1850, Isabella Robinson set out for a party. When Mrs Robinson joined the throng she was introduced to Lady Drysdale's daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Edward Lane. She was at once enchanted by the handsome Mr Lane, a medical student ten years her junior. He was 'fascinating', she told her diary, before chastising herself for being so susceptible to a man's charms. But a wish had taken hold of her, which she was to find hard to shake.
In perfect time, Sarah Sundin
Bold, sophisticated, and flirtatious, Army Air Force flight nurse Lt. Kay Jobson collects hearts wherever she flies, leaving men pining in airfields all across Europe. So how can ruggedly handsome C-47 pilot Lt. Roger Cooper be all but immune to her considerable charms? In fact, he seems to do everything he can to avoid her.
Bulldog Won't Budge Tui T. Sutherland
Dachshund Disaster Tui T. Sutherland
Loudest Beagle on the Block Tui T. Sutherland
Mud-Puddle Poodle Tui T. Sutherland
Oh No, Newf Tui T. Sutherland
Against the tide, Tui Sutherland
Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have travelled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. Throughout their journey the young heroes have been hounded by pursuers, who always seem to know just where to find them. Now they know why. One of them is a traitor.
Dragon on trial Tui Sutherland
Someone or something has murdered the goose who laid the golden eggs, and the evidence points to a dragon named Scratch. But this mystery won't be that easy to solve, Zoe and Logan are back on the case in another exciting fantasy adventure.
Runaway retriever, Tui Sutherland
Parker's new golden retriever, Merlin, is a great dog, with tons of energy for walks and playing catch. But Merlin is an escape artist; no fence is too high, no cage too strong to keep him from following Parker everywhere he goes. Can Parker make Merlin sit and stay?
Tamales : fast and delicious Mexican meals, Alice Guadalupe Tapp
Tamales are a Mexican favourite, beloved year-round as well as at Christmas, when the whole family traditionally pitches in with the work of tamale preparation and assembly. Thanks to renowned tamalera Alice Guadalupe Tapp, it's now possible to enjoy these delicious treats with a lot less labour.
I survived the Nazi invasion, 1944, Lauren Tarshis
In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive… In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I Survived series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland. Does he have what it takes to survive the Nazis - and fight back?
House of memories Alice Taylor
A story of love for the home place and of the passions and jealousies it can inspire. Following his brutish father's unlamented death, young Danny Conway strives to rescue the family farm from ruin; when all seems hopeless, help comes from the most unexpected quarter. House of Memories tells a story of resilience in the face of family tragedy; a story, too, of bereavement and grief, and of trying to cope with loss.
The parish, Alice Taylor
With her unique ability to capture natural everyday things, Alice Taylor brings us into her own parish. This world, although dedicated to the common good, is not without its conflicts, and with great humour and understanding she tells it as it is, introducing us to the vagaries of life in a small community.
The village, Alice Taylor
The third volume of Alice Taylor’s unique memoir of life in the Irish countryside.
Girl at the bottom of the sea, Michelle Tea
Sophie Swankowski is the hero from the stories she's been hearing all her life: she's the girl who will save the world. Or so she's been told. Now she and her unlikely guardian - the gruff, filthy mermaid Syrena - must travel the pitch-black seas from broken-down Chelsea, Massachusetts, to Syrena's homeland in Poland. Along the way, Syrena will reveal the terrible truth about her past, and teach Sophie about the ages-old source of her newly discovered power.
Mermaid in Chelsea Creek, Michelle Tea
Everyone in the broken-down town of Chelsea, Massachussetts, has a story too worn to repeat - from the girls who play the pass-out game just to feel like they're somewhere else, to the packs of aimless teenage boys, to the old women from far away who left everything behind. But there’s one story they all still tell: the oldest and saddest but most hopeful story, the one about the girl who will be able to take their twisted world and straighten it out. The girl who will bring the magic. Could Sophie Swankowski be that girl?
Truth Peter Temple
Stephen Villani is the acting head of the Victoria homicide squad. His first months on the job have not gone well: two teenagers shot dead in an operation he authorised; and, no progress on the killing of a man in front of his daughter. Now five men are found dead in horrifying circumstances and his superiors and the media are baying for arrests.
Take This Cup Bodie Thoene
When Jesus Wept Bodie Thoene
Loom magic! Creatures : 25 awesome animals and mythical beings for a rainbow of critters Becky Thomas
Like Minecraft, this craze is sweeping through the playgrounds, with millions of views of the Youtube instructional videos. These books are full of awesome designs that are quick and easy to make, perfect for any loom bands fan.
Secrecy, Rupert Thomson
It is Florence, 1691. Facing serious criminal charges, Gaetano Zummo is forced to flee his native Siracusa at the age of twenty but always has the feeling that he is being pursued by his past, and that he will never be free of it. Zummo is fascinated by the plague, and makes small wooden cabinets in which he places graphic, tortured models of the dead and dying. But Cosimo III, Tuscany's penultimate Medici ruler, gives Zummo his most challenging commission yet, and as he tackles it his path entwines with that of the apothecary's daughter Faustina, whose secret is even more explosive than his.
One is a drummer : a book of numbers, Roseanne Thong
This lively concept book shows that the world around us is filled with things to count. Three are the dim sum carts filled with yummy treats, eight are the candles on a birthday cake, and ten are the bamboo stalks growing in a garden. Many of the featured objects are Asian in origin, but all are universal in appeal. With brilliantly coloured illustrations, an ear-pleasing text and an informative glossary, this truly multicultural book will make counting a fun part of every child's day!
Hadji Murad, Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy's novella blends fiction and historical fact to portray a legendary Avar chieftain who switched sides in the nineteenth-century Russo-Caucasian war. Inspired by the author's military service, Hadji Murad offers riveting views of warfare and treason, murder and vengeance, and behind-the-scenes political plotting. This novella also provides a compelling depiction of the Caucasus, a mountainous territory between the Black Sea and the Caspian, prized for its strategic location and natural resources. Tolstoy's realistic pictures of life in a war zone raise enduringly relevant issues of life and death.
Better than gold, Theresa Tomlinson
Egfrid is the prince of Bernicia, an Anglo-Saxon kingdom. When he is captured by Penda, King of Mercia during a raid, all seems lost. But though the fierce warrior Penda hates Egfrid's cowardly father, he won't kill the boy. Instead, Egfrid is to be brought up, as hostage and adopted son, in the court of his father's worst enemy…
Doubting Abbey, Samantha Tonge
Look up the phrase ordinary girl and you'll see a picture of me, Gemma Goodwin. The only extraordinary thing about me is that I look EXACTLY like my BFF, Abbey Croxley. Oh, and that for reasons I can't explain, I've agreed to swap identities and pretend be her to star in the TV show about her aristocratic family's country estate, Million Dollar Mansion. And amongst the hundreds of fusty etiquette rules I'm trying to cram into my head, there are two I really must remember; 1) No-one can ever find out that I'm just Gemma, who'd be more at home in the servants quarters. And 2) There can be absolutely no flirting with Abbey's dishy but buttoned-up cousin, Lord Edward.
From Paris, with love, Samantha Tonge
Fun-loving Gemma Goodwin knows she should be revelling in her happy-ever-after. Except when her boyfriend Lord Edward popped the question, after a whirlwind romance, although she didn't say no… she didn't exactly say yes either! A month-long cookery course in Paris could be just the place to make sure her heart and her head are on the same page…
The sound of thunder, J. Torres
Rufus is back at Grammy's for the summer, and just in time - another part of the forest is about to be razed for a golf course. He needs the magic totem that the ravens stole, so he can transform into Bigfoot Boy again. But how can he find the ravens? And why is he plagued by strange dreams of a monstrous bird? It's a race against time and bulldozers in this final adventure of the Bigfoot Boy series!
Mimi and Bear in the snow, Janee Trasler
Wherever Mimi goes, Bear is sure to be there - whether she is ice-skating, having fancy tea with the queen, or making a scary snow monster. But when Bear gets lost, poor Mimi is heartbroken. Luckily, the snow melts and Mimi and Bear are reunited.
By the King's design, Christine Trent
Strong-willed Annabelle Stirling is more than capable of running the family draper shop after the untimely death of her parents. But when her shop is destroyed she travels to London where she meets handsome cabinetmaker Putnam Boyce. Painting a vivid portrait of life in the British Regency, Christine Trent spins a harrowing tale of ambition, vengeance, love, and complex loyalties against the dynamic backdrop of the early Industrial Revolution.
A virtuous death, Christine Trent
Queen Victoria has found solace in John Brown keeps the grieving queen entertained with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to attend one of Mr. Brown's infamous readings, during which he implies that Buckingham Palace will soon be shrouded in death's dark veil. Well acquainted with death, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan - until his sinister divinations begin to prove true… The deaths merely buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous talents, and, concerned by the fortune-teller's influence, Violet races against time to unearth the truth before the killer strikes again.
Triathlon : skills, techniques, tactics, Steve Trew
"Crowood Sports Guides" provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.
Biography of JD Robb, Leslie Truex
Robb didn’t grow up dreaming of mystery, romance or writing. However, she was an avid reader and enjoyed making up stories. A snowstorm that left her alone with two young children and a need to fill the time, led her to write her stories down. Once she started, she didn’t stop.
Parenting with purpose : winning the heart of your child, Paul Tsika
Everyone is looking for the secret to successfully raising their kids, and that secret starts with purpose. Relationship coaches, Paul and Billie Tsika openly share their struggles and victories in raising three children throughout their 45-year marriage. They even take you behind closed doors and bring their own kids' perspective into the book, having them share the good and bad of how they were parented.
Five ways to fall, K. A. Tucker
Sometimes you can't change. And sometimes you just don't want to. Purple-haired, sharp-tongued Reese MacKay knows all about making the wrong choices - including an epically humiliating one-night stand gone wrong in Cancun with a hot blond bouncer named Ben. Charmer Ben Morris's blown knee killed any hope of a professional football career. After four long years of balancing law school with strippers and drunks, he's ready to lead a more mature life. Right up until his first day, when he finds himself in the office of that crazy, hot chick he met in Cancun. The one he hasn't stopped thinking about.
Four seconds to lose, K. A. Tucker
Owning a strip club isn't the fantasy most guys expect it to be and twenty-seven year old Cain is starting to second guess his silent mission to save these women. That is, until a tiny angel named Charlie walks through his door. As much as Cain tries to avoid being that creepy strip club boss who dates his staff, he can't help but be attracted to Charlie. As he grows closer to her, waiting for her to turn her life around, he discovers that she's headed down a dangerous path, the same one that claimed the other important women in his life.
One tiny lie, K. A. Tucker
Livie Cleary faces a new set of challenges as she navigates freshman year at Princeton, wild parties, and the gorgeous rowing team captain who is everything she doesn't want in a guy, or so she thinks. As Livie finds herself facing mediocre grades, career aspirations she no longer thinks she can handle, and feelings for Ashton that she shouldn't have, she's forced to let go of her last promise to her father and, with it, the only identity that she knows.
Ten tiny breaths, K. A. Tucker
Four years ago, Kacey Cleary's life imploded when her car was hit by a drunk driver, killing her parents, boyfriend, and best friend. Armed with two bus tickets, Kacey and her fifteen-year-old sister, Livie, escape Grand Rapids, Michigan, to start over in Miami. They're struggling to make ends meet at first, but Kacey's not worried. She can handle anything — anything but her mysterious neighbour in apartment 1D.
In Her Wake K.A. Tucker
Do pirates take baths? Kathy Tucker
Bouncy verses combine with fun illustrations to make the perfect handbook for pirate wannabes.
A geek in Korea : discovering Asia's new kingdom of cool, Daniel Tudor
Reinvents the culture guide for the Internet age. Packed with articles and photographs, it covers all the touchstones of Korean culture — from Buddhism and Confucianism to chapters on the traditional arts and disciplines like Taekwondo. For visitors to Korea, the author includes a mini-guide to his favourite neighbourhoods in Seoul and other places of outstanding interest.
Founded on fear : Letterfrack Industrial School, war and exile, Peter Tyrrell
A tormented childhood in Letterfrack industrial school with the Christian Brothers left an enduring mark on Peter Tyrrell. Ignored by the authorities and distressed by his memories, he later burned himself to death on Hampstead Heath in London. His story of horrific abuse is told with childlike simplicity, penned in a series of letters to Senator Owen Sheehy Skeffington. His memoir makes for harrowing yet extraordinarily compelling reading. It is impossible not to be touched.
Martin Harbottle's appreciation of time, Dominic Utton
Dan's got a new job with a long commute. After 14 months of the trains either making him late for work or late getting home, he's had enough. Tracking down the email address of the train company's director, he starts to write him letters. Emails that take as long to write as the delay to his journey has been. If his time's been wasted, why shouldn't he waste the director's? And so begins a hilarious and extraordinary correspondence.
Lotus Elan Matthew Vale
The Lotus Elan was Lotus' definitive roadster. It replaced the elegant but expensive Lotus Elite and was the first car to employ the innovative Lotus steel backbone chassis. The original Elan was produced as a two-seat, open-top sports car and hardtop coupe from 1962-1973. This title deals with this topic.
The girls at the Kingfisher Club, Genevieve Valentine
This reimagining of the "Twelve Dancing Princesses" traces the story of a family of flappers who work in a 1920s speakeasy until their suspicious father decides to marry them off, prompting a confrontation with a bootlegger from the eldest sister's past.
Mechanique : a tale of the Circus Tresaulti, Genevieve Valentine
Outside any city still standing, the Mechanical Circus Tresaulti sets up its tents. Crowds pack the benches to gawk at the brass-and-copper troupe and their impossible feats: Ayar the Strong Man, the acrobatic Grimaldi Brothers, fearless Elena and her aerialists who perform on living trapezes. But even a careful ringmaster can make mistakes. Two of Tresaulti's performers are trapped in a secret standoff that threatens to tear the Circus apart, just as the war lands on their doorstep. Now they must fight a war on two fronts: one from the outside, and a more dangerous one from within …
Golf flow, Gio Valiante
Because of the level of precision required for excellence, combined with its sensitivity to a golfers psychological state, golf is the most mental of all games. Golf Flow will help you harness your mind and focus your thoughts so you can enter the elusive zone known in psychological circles as a flow state in which time slows down, awareness increases, focus intensifies, and golf becomes effortless.
On the edge, Allison Van Diepen
When Maddie Diaz witnesses the murder of a homeless man by members of a gang, she tells the cops what she saw without thinking about the repercussions of snitching, but a mysterious guy named Lobo comes to her defense and is determined to take down the gang and protect her.
The secret of Raven Point, Jennifer Vanderbes
1943: When seventeen-year-old Juliet Dufresne receives a cryptic letter from her enlisted brother and then discovers that he's been reported missing in action, she lies about her age and travels to the front lines as an army nurse, determined to find him. Shy and awkward, Juliet is thrust into the bloody chaos of a field hospital where she forges new friendships and is increasingly consumed by the plight of her patients.
Finch Jeff VanderMeer
In a world where mysterious underground dwellers rule the state of Ambergris and control its residents with addictive drugs, internment camps and random acts of terror, John Finch and his partner, Wyte, must solve a double murder for their oppressive masters, all while trying to make contact with the scattered rebel resistance.
Zebra crossing, Meg Vandermerwe
Ghost. Ape. Living dead. Young Chipo has been called many names, but to her mother she had always just been Chipo, meaning gift. On the eve of the World Cup, Chipo and her brother flee to Cape Town hoping for a better life and to share in the excitement of the greatest sporting event ever to take place in Africa. But the Mother City's infamous Long Street is a dangerous place for an illegal immigrant and albino.
Slow hand, Victoria Vane
Wade Knowlton is a hardworking lawyer who's torn between his small-town Montana law practice and a struggling family ranch. He's on the brink of exhaustion from trying to save everybody and everything, when gorgeous Nicole Powell walks into his office. She's a damsel in distress and the breath of fresh air he needs.
The clockwork wolf, Lynn Viehl
As the proprietor of Disenchanted & Co. in a steampunk version of America, Charmian "Kit" Kittredge makes her living solving magical crimes. But when a snobbish lady begs for help, saving her reputation might very well cost Kit her life.
Disenchanted & Co, Lynn Viehl
In the Provincial Union of Victoriana, a steampunk America that lost the Revolutionary War, Charmian "Kit" Kittredge makes her living investigating crimes of magic. While Kit tries to avoid the nobs of high society, she follows mysteries wherever they lead. Unlike most folks, Kit doesn't believe in magic, but she can't refuse to help Lady Diana Walsh, who claims a curse is viciously wounding her while she sleeps.
Disenchanted & Co. Part 1, Her ladyship's curse, Lynn Viehl
The first half of Disenchanted & Co.
Disenchanted & Co. Part 2, His lordship possessed, Lynn Viehl
The second half of Disenchanted & Co. - the thrilling conclusion.
100 endgames you must know, Jesus de la. Villa
Most chess players tend to neglect the endgame, some even go so far as to take extreme risks in the middle game just to avoid it, simply because they don't feel confident about the final phase. This volume presents readers with the 100 endgames that show up frequently, are easy to learn, and contain ideas that can be adapted for other positions.
Cut me loose : sin and salvation after my ultra-Orthodox girlhood, Leah Vincent
Recounts the author's experiences after her fundamentalist Jewish family cut her off at the age of sixteen for exchanging letters with a male friend traces her downward spiral into promiscuity and self-destruction in New York City.
Extremely loud : sound as a weapon, Juliette Volcler
In this disturbing and wide-ranging account, acclaimed French journalist Juliette Volcler looks at the long history of efforts by military and police forces to deploy sound against enemies, criminals and law-abiding citizens. Extremely Loud documents this little-known modern phenomenon, exposing it as a sinister threat to the peace and quiet.
What love sees, Susan Vreeland
Jean Treadway, a young, cultured New England woman whose every material need is supplied by wealthy, overprotective parents "meets" through arranged correspondence Forrest Holly, a dirt-poor Southern California rancher whose spiritual foundation turns despair into purpose. As different as they are in background, they share two things: their blindness and their determination to live an active, normal life and raise a family.
Daughter's keeper, Ayelet Waldman
Young, idealistic Olivia returns to Oakland after a torrid affair with Jorge, a political activist she met while touring Mexico. When Jorge shows up on her doorstep after illegally crossing the border, the couple finds their love sorely tested by the harsh realities of life. Unable to find work, Jorge sets up a drug deal to land enough money to get the couple on their feet. But when the deal goes bad, Olivia finds herself at the mercy of an unforgiving system and in the hands of her mother, the person whose help she most dreads seeking.
Some here among us, Peter Walker
It is 1967, and as America's allies hesitate over whether to send more troops to Vietnam and the strains of 'All You Need is Love' echo from Abbey Road, students take to the streets of Wellington, New Zealand, to protest the war. Among them are Race, Candy, Chadwick and FitzGerald and their elusive, electrifying friend Morgan Tawhai. As Race and his companions move through the first decade of the new millennium, their friendships tested and pulled apart and reconfigured anew, they come to discover that Morgan is both the mystery and the touchstone of their lives. From the shores of New Zealand to the political heart of Washington and to the hills above Beirut, Some Here Among Us is a stunning meditation on youth and promise and loss. It is a novel for our times.
Billionaire boy, David Walliams
Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there’s just one thing he really needs: a friend?
The boy in the dress, David Walliams
The thing Dennis has is soccer - he's the leading scorer on his team. Oh, and did we mention his secret passion for fashion? When Dennis' friend Lisa discovers his stash of Vogue magazines, she convinces him to vamp it up and wear a dress to school. But Dennis is found out and forbidden to play in the soccer Final Cup! Can the team win the most important game of the year without their star player? And, more importantly, will Dennis gain the love and respect of his friends and family, even in a dress?
Gangsta granny, David Walliams
Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She's the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn't know about his grandma. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the crown jewels, and now she needs Ben's help?
The dance Dan Walsh
Jim Anderson is a successful businessman, and his wife, Marilyn, is the perfect wife. That's why Jim never expected to come home one day and find Marilyn gone. After 27 years of marriage, Marilyn has had enough of feeling unloved and neglected. She wants to experience some measure of happiness before she's too old to enjoy it, even signing up for dance lessons, something Jim would never do. What will it take for Jim to finally become the man Marilyn needs him to be?
The deepest waters, Dan Walsh
What began as a fairytale honeymoon in 1857 for John and Laura Foster aboard the steamship SS Vandervere becomes a nightmare when a hurricane causes their ship to sink into the murky depths of the Atlantic. Suspecting her John is gone but still daring to hope for a miracle, Laura must face the possibility of life alone - and meeting her new in-laws without their son if she ever reaches New York.
The desire Dan Walsh
For two years, Allen and Michele have been trying to have a baby. For Michele, it has become an obsession. But Allen seems content to spend his time - and their money - saving orphans in Africa. As Michele researches their options for fertility treatments, she begins to resent Allen's divided attention. And yet, God has a plan for Allen and Michele that they could never have imagined.
The discovery, Dan Walsh
Gerard Warner, a literary giant whose suspense novels sold in the millions, leaves his Charleston estate to his grandson, Michael, an aspiring writer himself. Michael settles in to write his own first novel and discovers an unpublished manuscript his grandfather had written, something he'd kept hidden from everyone but clearly intended Michael to find.
The homecoming, Dan Walsh
No sooner has Shawn Collins returned home from the fighting in Europe than he is called upon to serve his country in another way as a speaker on the war bond tour. Shawn just wants to stay home with his son Patrick and his aging father, and grieve the loss of his wife in private. When Shawn asks Katherine Townsend to be Patrick's nanny while he's on the road, he has no idea how this decision will impact his life.
The promise Dan Walsh
For the last five months, Tom Anderson has been without a job, and hiding the fact from his wife Jean. He leaves each morning and spends his day rotating through two coffee shops and the library, using their wi-fi to search for a job on the Internet. The stress is slowly destroying the bond between Tom and Jean. Can their mutual trust — and love — be restored?
The reunion, Dan Walsh
Aaron Miller knows a thing or two about loss. He's lost love. Dignity. Second, and even third, chances. Once honoured for his heroism, he now lives in near obscurity, working as a handyman in a humble trailer park. But unbeknownst to Aaron, someone is searching for him.
The unfinished gift, Dan Walsh
Patrick Collins is seven years old, and on his Christmas list are only three items. He wants the army to find his father. He wants to leave his grandfather's house. And, for reasons even he doesn't understand, he wants the soldier that's tucked away in his grandfather's attic.
What follows after, Dan Walsh
In October 1962, Colt Harrison and his little brother, Timmy, hatched a plan. They would run away from their Florida home, head for their aunt's house in Savannah, Georgia, and refuse to come home until their parents got back together. But things go terribly, terribly wrong. Colt's mother and father must come to grips with years of neglect and mistrust in order to recover their beloved sons, their love for one another, and their broken marriage.
Remembering Christmas Dan Walsh
Citizen Vince, Jess Walter
Beginning his witness-protection job at a doughnut restaurant in the week before the 1980 presidential election, small-time thief Vince Camden finds himself unwittingly embroiled in a local politician's troubles.
Land of the blind, Jess Walter
Burned out and working the weekend night shift, Caroline Mabry is confronted with the arrival of an apparently unstable but charming derelict, who announces that he wants to confess to a murder. At first she dismisses him as a nutcase. But when she realizes he is none other than former wunderkind politician Clark Mason, she agrees to let him write out his confession.
Home-style Taiwanese cooking Tsung-Yun. Wan
Home-style Taiwanese Cooking by Taiwanese chef and food blogger, Tsung-Yun Wan, is a collection of Taiwanese classics, from signature dishes such as minced pork rice, beef noodles, oyster omelette and steamed minced pork with salted egg, to popular street food fare such as deep-fried prawn rolls, dragon phoenix legs, fried chicken with sweet potato fries and coffin bread
Breathless, Jessica Warman
When Katie Kitrell is shipped off to boarding school by her distant father and overbearing mother, it doesn't take her long to become part of the It Crowd. But what her new friends, roommate, and boyfriend don't know is that Katie is swimming away from her past, and from the schizophrenic older brother, Will, who won't let her go. As Katie's star rises, her brother descends deeper into insanity. And when he does the unthinkable, it's all Katie can do to keep her head above water.
Stylish skirts : 25 easy-to-sew skirts to flatter every figure, Sato Watanabe
Stylish Skirts is the English edition of a popular Japanese sew-it-yourself fashion book which allows you to create simple yet stylish skirts that look and feel great - at a fraction of the cost of store-bought fashion.
Hello, my name is awesome : how to create brand names that stick, Alexandra Watkins
In this entertaining and engaging book, ace naming consultant Alexandra Watkins explains how anyone - even non-creative types - can create memorable and buzz-worthy brand names. No degree in linguistics required.
Breaking the silence : two little boys, lost and unloved, one woman determined to make a difference, Casey Watson
The Watsons take in two nine year old boys, Jenson, who has been abandoned by his mother and Georgie, who is autistic. Jenson is rebellious and full of attitude and he kicks off at anything, constantly winding Georgie up. Despite Casey's best efforts, her innate love for the children is being tested and she begins to question if she can handle Jenson's cruelty. But over time it becomes clear that the boys have formed an unlikely bond.
Too hurt to stay : the true story of a troubled boy's desperate search for a loving home Casey Watson
Eight-year-old Spencer takes himself to social services and demands to be taken into care. It's a desperate act, a cry for help, but his parent's reaction, "good riddance", speaks volumes. Immediately Casey's hackles are up for this poor child: it seems he either comes to live with the Watsons, or he'll be sent to a children's home.
Nowhere to Run Jude Watson
51 amazing ideas for your wedding, George Watts
In this fantastic book, George Watts (better known as The Wedding Fairy) gives you 51 amazing ideas to make your wedding day even more memorable. With links to recommended websites and over one hundred photos to inspire you, this is an unmissable addition to any bride- (or groom-) to-be's bookshelf. Do not plan your wedding without it!
The budget-busting DIY wedding guide! George Watts
Discover all the top tricks of the trade and quick fire solutions to planning a perfect wedding with this ultimate do it yourself guide by The Wedding Fairy. Find out all the important questions you need to ask your suppliers to guarantee the very best deal for your wedding, whilst at the same time learning how you can do it all yourself with web links to the very best 'how to' video solutions on the planet.
All we had, Annie Weatherwax
When thirteen-year-old Ruthie Carmichael and her mother, Rita, are kicked out by their landlord, they head East in search of a better life. When money runs out and their car breaks down, they find themselves stranded in a small town called Fat River where their luck finally takes a turn. Rita lands a steady job waitressing at Tiny's, the local diner. Peter Pam, Tiny's transgender waitress and the novel's voice of warmth and reason, becomes Ruthie's closest friend. Arlene, the no-nonsense head waitress, takes Rita under her wing. But almost as soon as Rita buys a house their fortunes change. Faced once again with the prospect of homelessness, Rita reverts to survival mode, and the price she pays to keep them out of poverty changes their lives forever.
Storey's guide to raising miniature livestock : health, handling, breeding Sue Weaver
Whether you are raising miniature livestock for meat, milk, or fibre, or keeping them as show animals or pets, you need essential, expert instruction and advice. Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock, by Sue Weaver, is the go-to-guide
The Case of the Feathered Mask Holly Webb
My guardian angel, Sylvie Weil
11th century Troyes, France, Elvina, the unusual granddaughter of renowned Jewish rabbi Solomon ben Isaac, who prefers studying and writing to activities considered respectable for girls, takes a great risk by helping a young boy who has run away from a group of Christian Crusaders.
Disconnected : an eShort story, Jennifer Weiner
Shannon Will is nearing thirty and has already made six trips to rehab (not that anyone's counting). This time, she swears, will be different, but old ties aren't so easy to sever. When Shannon's new phone starts getting messages she was never meant to see, Shannon has to decide whether to risk getting involved, or stay safely disconnected. Gripping, suspenseful and smart, Disconnected is a riveting tale of addiction and obligation, secrets and redemption.
Listen out loud : a life in music — managing McCartney, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Ron Weisner
A high-powered music manager reflects on his forty-year career, working with Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, and Madonna, his friendships with Gladys Knight, Quincy Jones, and Curtis Mayfield, and the huge, often detrimental changes he witnessed within the industry. A high-powered music manager reflects on his forty-year career, working with Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, and Madonna, his friendships with Gladys Knight, Quincy Jones, and Curtis Mayfield, and the huge, often detrimental changes he witnessed within the industry.
Knack Guitar for Everyone Dick Weissman
Essential little cruise book : expert advice for planning and enjoying a perfect vacation at sea, Jim West
Cruise offerings abound, but making the most of your experience takes information that is harder to come by. The Essential Little Cruise Book is a compact collection of cruise wisdom. It holds everything you need to know for a perfect vacation at sea and answers such questions as how do you snag the best cabin in your price range, which is the best table in the dining room, and how can you get the best service from the crew.
Make: rockets : down-to-earth rocket science, Mike Westerfield
Whether you are just getting started with model rocketry or are an experienced hobbyist looking for ways to sharpen your skills, this book will help you reach you goals.
Mayhem in Greece, Dennis Wheatley
Wheatley produces a new type of hero in Robbie Grenn, a charming but mentally challenged young man who, owing to an injury when young, has never been to school, and is regarded by his family as an outsider. Espionage would hardly seem to be his metier, yet to prove himself Robbie takes up the challenge that lands him in peril of his life many times. Interwoven with his adventure is the story of his relationship with the lovely Stephanie, the first girl with whom the shy Robbie has had more than a passing acquaintance.
Gunmen, gallants and ghosts, Dennis Wheatley
A collection of short stories of adventure, crooks, spies and a mine of information about Black Magic.
Mediterranean nights : a collection of short stories, Dennis Wheatley
Stories and adventures from an intimate knowledge of the playground of millionaires and international crooks.
Magnificent Joe, James Wheatley
Living in a former pit village in the North of England, Joe's learning difficulties have left him isolated, his only contact with the community playing the back-end of the horse in the local panto. Until Jim, another of life's outsiders for a whole different set of reasons, comes home. So begins an unlikely friendship. Jim and Joe offer one another loyalty and camaraderie, but when rumours of an unthinkable crime get out of control, Jim's loyalty is put to the test, with heartbreaking consequences.
After the train, Gloria Whelan
Peter Liebig can't wait for summer. He's tired of classrooms, teachers, and the endless lectures about the horrible Nazis. The war has been over for ten years, and besides, his town of Rolfen, West Germany, has moved on nicely. But when Peter stumbles across a letter he was never meant to see, he unravels a troubling secret. Soon he questions everything - the town's peaceful nature, his parents' stories about the war, and his own sense of belonging.
Listening for lions, Gloria Whelan
Young Rachel Sheridan is made to leave her beloved Africa for England, where she must pose as the deceased daughter of a nefarious couple in an effort to gain them an enormous inheritance. Her irrepressible spirit and extraordinary wit turn her from victim to heroine in a surprising and empowering tale of a remarkable young woman.
Parade of shadows, Gloria Whelan
In 1907, sixteen-year-old Julia Hamilton, happy to accompany her diplomat father on a tour of the Ottoman-controlled cities of Istanbul, Damascus, Palmyra, and Aleppo, soon finds the journey increasingly hazardous as she begins to uncover her father's true mission and the secret motivations of the other travellers in their group.
Silver, Gloria Whelan
Deep in the Alaskan wilds, 9-year-old Rachel dreams of owning and racing a sled dog one day. When her father, who breeds and races huskies, gives her the runt of the litter, Rachel names the puppy Silver and sets out to prove he's a champion.
Smudge and the book of mistakes : a Christmas story Gloria Whelan
In Ireland in the Middle Ages, young Brother Cuthbert, known for making mistakes and giving up easily, is chosen through a miscommunication to serve as scribe for an illuminated manuscript of the Nativity story, through which the Abbot hopes to make the monastery famous.
Summer of the war Gloria Whelan
Fourteen-year-old Belle resents the presence of her sophisticated cousin on a family vacation in the summer of 1942, but their strained relationship is overshadowed by the war in Europe.
Cosby : his life and times, Mark Whitaker
The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty of his closest friends and associates, it is a frank, fun and fascinating account of his life and historic legacy. Far from the gentle worlds of his routines or TV shows, Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother. Whitaker explores the roots of Cosby's controversial stands on race, as well as "the Cosby effect" that helped pave the way for a black president. For any fan of Bill Cosby's work, and any student of American television, comedy, or social history, Cosby: His Life and Times is an essential read.
Betty White in Person Betty White
Gathered here are Betty's wit and wisdom, her observations and intuitions. In these pages, she looks forwards and back, and shares all that she sees. Somehow, Betty White has learned to take all that life can give, and has found the best in every smallest part. She recounts for us stories and adventures (and misadventures, too!) shared with many of her favourite friends.
Illusions of fate, Kiersten White
An outcast since moving from her island home of Melei to the dreary country of Albion, Jessamin meets the gorgeous, enigmatic Finn who introduces her to the secret world of Albion's nobility - a world of power, money, status, and magic but Finn has a powerful enemy who only Jessamin can stop.
Promise me tomorrow, Lori Wick
Katherine Taggert - nicknamed "Rusty" for her curly red hair - shines like a ray of sunshine at her aunt and uncle's orphanage. Rusty is accompanied on her first orphanage placement trip by widower Chase McCandles who offers Rusty a position in his stately home as a companion for his young son, Quintin. But when she realizes how little time Chase spends with Quintin, Rusty's heart is torn. How can she convince Chase that his son desperately needs a father?
To know her by name, Lori Wick
McKay Harrington wondered. After chasing and killing an outlaw in the Boulder foothills, Harrington finds himself critically wounded and dependent upon a mysterious woman named Callie. When Harrington returns to his job at the Treasury Department, an unexpected encounter reveals a dangerous masquerade…
Where the wild rose blooms, Lori Wick
In the high mountains of Colorado, Clayton Taggart dreams of the day when he can leave the rough life of a mine surveyor to become a teacher. In the midst of his plans, he meets Jackie Fontaine, a newcomer from the East whose strong-willed spirit causes friction from the start.
Whispers of moonlight, Lori Wick
When Travis and Rebecca marry, rumours quickly spread that he has done so only for her dying father's ranch. Confused and convinced that Travis can never truly love her, Rebecca strikes out on her own. She disappears to make a new life for herself in a town far away, but her friends there are few, and life is hard. When desperate circumstances drive Rebecca home to Travis, she can see the change in the man she left behind. In her absence, he has grown from a rough-hewn cowboy to a confident rancher. Still, her wounded heart is hesitant. Is she more afraid to love - or to be loved?
The beekeeper's ball, Susan Wiggs
Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school - a unique place for other dreamers to come and learn the culinary arts. But Isabel's carefully ordered plans begin to go awry when swaggering, war-torn journalist Cormac O'Neill arrives to dig up old history.
All out of love, Lori Wilde
Football star Pierce Hollister has fame, fortune, and beautiful women who'll do anything for him … whether he asks them to or not. But when it all comes crashing down, Pierce finds himself back home, running the ranch in Cupid, Texas, wondering how it all went wrong. But one thing is right: Lace Bettingfield. The former plain-Jane has turned into a luscious knockout — trouble is, she won't even give him the time of day no matter how many passes he makes.
Love at first sight, Lori Wilde
Natalie McCleary couldn't believe her eyes — a lean-muscled, darkly tanned, nearly naked man stood in her path … and then it hit her: love. Everyone always told her it would hit like a thunderbolt, and she never believed them. But now she knew: practical, sensible Natalie was head over heels in love — with a stranger. But ex-Navy SEAL Dade Vega wasn't about to be a stranger for long.
Somebody to love, Lori Wilde
Sexy cowboy scholar Jericho Chance always knows exactly what he wants and how to get it. And after sauntering back home to Cupid, he's shocked to discover that he wants Zoe McCleary. After years from home, he takes one new look at his bubbly best friend, with her lightning smarts and luscious body, and it hits him like a bolt: she's his somebody to love and he's not leaving town again without her.
Christmas at Twilight Lori Wilde
Doom lagoon, Chase Wilder
A choose-your-own-ending series that's as exciting and addictive as the best selling Temple Run game itself! A historic shipwreck has just been discovered in a mysterious swamp crawling with alligators. Depending on the choices you make, you will either be stranded on the wreck, sent down a nearby mine to search for lost treasure, or pulled into a million pieces by hungry gators…
Think Agile Taffy Williams
The complete guide to precision reflexology, Jan Williamson
Precision Reflexology focuses on stimulating "reflex points" on the feet to maintain good health. Precision work connects to a person energetically, responds to the needs of each individual and aims to maintain natural balance.
Bad girls Jacqueline Wilson
When Tanya the new girl decided to choose Mandy as her friend. Mandy couldn't believe her luck, now Kim's gang won't be able to bully her any more.
My secret diary, Jacqueline Wilson
This is a wonderfully written and engaging memoir of Jacqueline Wilson's life as a teenager - her problems with her family, first love, her school life and her friends. Read extracts from her real secret teenage diaries and the stories she wrote as a teenager, to build up a fascinating picture of a real teenager and her inner life.
Come Count with Me Marika Wilson
Young Neil Sharry Wilson
August in Paris, Marion Winik
From lost teenagers and missed connections to overpriced drinks and gambling mishaps, Winik illuminates the unexpected pleasures of journeying out of your comfort zone. Ranging from Paris to Peru, from New Orleans to Uganda to the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas, these travel essays are full of life, humour, and humanity.
Into the Blizzard Michael Winter
"In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe - the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through and under ." So begins Michael Winter's extraordinary narrative that follows two parallel journeys, one laid on top of the other like a sketch on opaque paper over the lines of an old map. Part unconventional history, part memoir-travelogue, part philosophical inquiry, Michael Winter uniquely captures the extraordinary lives and landscapes, both in Europe and at home, scarred by a war that is just now disappearing from living memory.
1969 and then some : a memoir of romance, motorcycles, and lingering flashbacks of a golden age, Robert Wintner
The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost. 1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were faced with growing up. This touching, hilarious memoir is the true story of a late sixties grand tour of Europe - a life-defining parable, for those who remember and for those who can't.
Sweet envy Alistair Wise
The recipes in this book are a snapshot - a slice in time - of the expert artisan produce of Sweet Envy: from pork & harissa sausage rolls and sticky pecan buns, to the perfect croissant, or a seriously haute-couture cake with lashings of buttery icing.
The Little Book of Big PR Jennefer Witter
Piccadilly Jim P. G. Wodehouse
The Prince and Betty P. G. Wodehouse
Carry On, Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
The Code of the Woosters P.G. Wodehouse
The Inimitable Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit P.G. Wodehouse
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense P.G. Wodehouse
Jeeves in the Offing P.G. Wodehouse
The Mating Season P.G. Wodehouse
Right Ho, Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
Thank You, Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
Very Good, Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
The Cosmo report : female sexual behavior, Linda Wolfe
Bigger by far than the Kinsey Report or any other sexual study of American women, the Cosmo Report is a landmark work about female behaviour. The report is based on the responses of more than one hundred thousand readers of Cosmopolitan magazine to a questionnaire about their sexual habits and preferences. But what makes the book more than a mere set of statistics - however revealing - is that many of the respondents augmented their replies with highly personal letters detailing the sexual practices they engaged in, the ones they most enjoyed, the ones they abhorred, and how they felt about the sexual revolution that transformed the lives of women in the 1970s and 1980s.
Playing around : women and infidelity Linda Wolfe
American women talk about having been unfaithful to their primary sexual partners. Intimate and explosive, Playing Around explores the pleasures and pains of female infidelity and illuminates women's participation in a behaviour that is often viewed as predominantly male.
The wolf and the dove, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
For the first time ever, mighty Wulfgar has been vanquished — and by a bold and beautiful princess of Saxon blood. He must have the chaste, sensuous enchantress who is sworn to his destruction. And he will risk life itself to nurture with tender passion a glorious union born in the blistering heat of hatred and war.
Unfair trade : the shocking truth behind 'ethical' business, Conor Woodman
Many of our favourite brands now openly espouse 'ethical' credentials, so how is it that they can import billions of pounds worth of goods from the developing world every year while leaving the people who produce them barely scraping a living? In Unfair Trade Conor Woodman travels the world - from Nicaragua to the Congo and from Laos to Afghanistan - to establish the truth. In the course of his journeys he uncovers some truly shocking stories about the way big business operates, but he also sees a way forward that could reconcile the apparently irreconcilable.
Grass roots, Stuart Woods
Will Lee has returned to his roots to kick off his campaign for the Senate. A prominent lawyer to argue an explosively controversial case that could seriously damage his political career. For Delano is a smoldering hotbed of racial hatred and moral outrage, held in the thrall of a sinister white-supremacist group called The Elect. At first, Will Lee was running for the Senate. But now he is running for his life.
Palindrome Stuart Woods
For years, Liz Barwick has been battered by her brutal husband, a famous pro football player. Now the beautiful and talented photographer retreats to an island paradise to find solitude - and herself. As she becomes increasingly involved with the strange and handsome twin scions of the powerful Drummond family, she feels her traumatic memories begin to fade. But when a killer launches a series of gruesome murders, Liz discovers that there is no place to hide - not even in her lover's arms.
The Swiss family Robinson, Johann Rudolf Wyss
A Swiss family is shipwrecked on an uninhabited tropical island and is pitted against such adversities as wild animals and pirates.
Modern appliqué illusions : 12 quilts create perspective & depth, Casey York
Join secrets of perspective borrowed from fine arts with easy quilting methods to create modern quilted optical illusions. With 12 sophisticated quilts, award-winning designer Casey York teaches you to create landscapes that recede into the distance, objects that look three-dimensional, even fish that seem to swim underwater - all with easy raw-edge appliqué and straight-line machine quilting!
The three billy goats gruff, M. J. York
The classic tale about three billy goats that outsmart a hungry troll.
A need so beautiful S. L. (Suzanne Lee) Young
A compelling need that Charlotte has felt all her life is growing stronger, forcing her to connect with people in crisis, but at the same time other changes are taking place and, she is terrified by what a doctor and family friend says must happen next.
The Program, Suzanne Young
When suicide becomes a worldwide epidemic, the only known cure is The Program, a treatment in which painful memories are erased, a fate worse than death to seventeen-year-old Sloane who knows that The Program will steal memories of her dead brother and boyfriend.
The Treatment, Suzanne Young
Working with rebels to bring down The Program, a suicide prevention treatment in which painful memories are erased, Sloane and James consider taking The Treatment to unlock their memories.
Devil at my heels : a heroic Olympian's astonishing story of survival as a Japanese POW in World War II Louis Zamperini
A youthful troublemaker, a world-class NCAA miler, a 1936 Olympian, a WWII bombardier: Louis Zamperini had a fuller life than most. But on May 27, 1943, it all changed in an instant when his B-24 crashed into the Pacific Ocean, leaving Louis and two other survivors drifting on a raft for forty-seven days and two thousand miles, waiting in vain to be rescued. Louis spent the next two years as a Japanese prisoner of war tortured and humiliated, routinely beaten, subjected to medical experiments, starved and forced into slave labour while the Army Air Corps declared him dead and sent official condolences to his family.
Falling into place, Amy Zhang
One cold fall day, high school junior Liz Emerson steers her car into a tree. This haunting and heartbreaking story is told by a surprising and unexpected narrator and unfolds in nonlinear flashbacks even as Liz's friends, foes, and family gather at the hospital and Liz clings to life.
French bistro, Maria Zihammou
The corner bistro offers all the highlights of French cuisine: crepes, bouillabaisse, ratatouille, and beef bourguignonne - all with rustic flair, simple ingredients, and impeccable flavours. Now, with Maria Zihammou's French Bistro, you can cook up the authentic tastes of France in your own kitchen.
Finding the first T. Rex Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
In 1902, William Hornaday handed a map to the famous palaeontologist Barnum Brown. It was Hornaday's hand-drawn directions to a remote area of the Montana Badlands, where he believed amazing dinosaur fossils lay buried. Following the map, Brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn't enough, and Brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore!
Robots at home, Christine Zuchora-Walske
Robots work in homes every day. Some vacuum floors or mow lawns. Others keep people company. And some help kids have fun! What robots might you find in someone's home? Read this book to find out!
Weather robots, Christine Zuchora-Walske
Robots help us understand our weather and climate. Some fly into storms to measure wind. Others dive into the ocean to learn about weather patterns. And some drive across frigid polar regions to gather climate data. How are robots helping us plan for the weather of the future? Read this book to find out!
We're the center of the universe! : science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics, Christine Zuchora-Walske
Does the universe circle around Earth? Do creatures live on the sun? Can you tell the future by looking at the stars? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies proved these ideas were nonsense. Discover science's biggest mistakes and oddest assumptions about physics and astronomy, and see how scientific thought changed over time.