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Sheinmel, Alyssa B.
A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic as it follows seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling on a search for her missing surfer brothers. Wendy's journey leads her to a mysterious hidden cove inhabited by a tribe of young ren...
Beneath Wandering Stars
After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her b...
Upbeat--that's Kat, the girl in the family who everyone turns to when things get difficult. Especially now, when her beloved younger brother Beep is in his second leukemia relapse, and a bone marrow transplant from Kat may be his only chance.Kat's worried that she and her bone marrow may not be u...
438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea
On November 17, 2012, two men left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific. That night, a violent storm ambushed them as they were fishing eighty miles offshore. As gale force winds and ten-foot waves pummeled their small, open boat from all sides and nearly capsized th...
The Other Side Of The Sky (A Memoir)
Farah Ahmedi's "poignant tale of survival" (Chicago Tribune) chronicles her journey from war to peace. Equal parts tragedy and hope, determination and daring, Ahmedi's memoir delivers a remarkably vivid portrait of her girlhood in Kabul, where the sound of gunfire and the sight of falling bombs s...
Playful and energetic in tone, Prosperity Pie is like a play date in the park with your best friend. You can draw, color, write, stare at the sky, climb a tree, and share your secrets and dreams while chewing on a piece of summer grass. According to vivacious and bodacious author Sark, that's wha...
Snow Hunters traces the extraordinary journey of Yohan, a twenty-five-year-old North Korean POW refugee who defects from his country at the end of the Korean War, leaving his friends and family behind to seek a new life in a port town on the coast of Brazil. Though he is a stranger in a strange l...
Clare is on the run. From her past, from her husband, and from her own secrets. When she turns up alone in the remote mining town of Blackmore asking about Shayna Fowles, the local girl who disappeared, everyone wants to know who Clare really is and what she’s hiding. As it turns out, she’s hidin...
Such a Pretty Girl
They promised Meredith nine years of safety, but only gave her three. Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen. She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life. But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison. Toda...
Ex-food journalist and nearly destitute wine connoisseur Bruno Tannenbaum has hit rock bottom. So when he stumbles on a clue hinting at a lost wine vintage, the 1943 Trevallier - stolen from France during WWII and now worth a fortune - Bruno is convinced that finding this wine could be the key to...
Whispering Shadows (The Rising Dragon Series)
Once an ambitious American expat and a dedicated family man, Paul Leibovitz is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four h...
Booked to Die (Cliff Janeway Series)
Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway may not always play by the book, but he’s an avid collector of rare and first editions. Bobby Westfall is a local bookscout, a gentle and quiet man who has sold enough valuable books to keep himself and his cats fed and housed. When Bobby is murdered, Janew...
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Holm, Jennifer L.
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He's bossy....
Music for Love or War
According to what we've been told, the source of all knowledge is somewhere just south of Sunset Boulevard. The problem is that Danny has lost the address.So begins Martyn Burke's tragi-comic novel of love and war. Danny, a Canadian sharpshooter, and Hank, in the U.S. Army, have been stationed in...
Why They Run the Way They Do: Stories
In her latest collection, Susan Perabo weaves the banal and bizarre together, capturing the human condition through struggles quiet and grand, dark and provocative. Two young students try their hand at blackmail upon learning an illicit secret; a woman grapples with feelings of betrayal after dis...
The Book of Doing
"The Book of Doing" offers a collection of ideas and activities that encourages readers to use life as a canvas and explore creativity through everything they do - from playing and building to painting and cooking.
The Hanged Man
Elrod, P. N.
On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to the scene of a questionable death. Alexandrina Victoria Pendlebury (named after her godmother, the current Queen of England) is adamant that the death in question is a magically compromise...
The Firelight Girls
The summers you spend at summer camp are indelibly etched on your heart. But what happens when the camp you love is about to close? Can you ever really say goodbye to the place that made you who you are? These are the questions that plagues Ethel, the seventy-year-old former camp direc...
The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak
When Ana Watson's brother ditches a high school trip to run wild at Washingcon, type-A Ana knows that she must find him or risk her last shot at freedom from her extra-controlling parents.In her desperation, she's forced to enlist the last person she'd ever want to spend time with - slacker Zak D...
The Story Hour
From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of The World We Found and The Space Between Us comes a profound, heartbreakingly honest novel about friendship, love, and second chances. An experienced psychologist, Maggie carefully maintains emotional distance from her patients. But when she ag...
Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure
For most Americans, candy is an uneasy pleasure, eaten with side helpings of guilt and worry. Yet candy accounts for only 6 percent of the added sugar in the American diet. And at least it's honest about what it is - a processed food, eaten for pleasure, with no particular nutritional benefit. So...
In seven taut, striking stories and a brilliant novella, an award-winning author applies her exceptional talent to the familial themes of teenagers and their middle-aged parents.
Evidence of Things Not Seen
When high school junior Tommy Smythe goes missing, everyone has a theory about what happened to him. He was an odd kid, often deeply involved in particle physics, so maybe he just got distracted and wandered off. He was last seen at a pullout off the highway, so maybe someone snatched him. T...
Baking (Better Homes and Gardens)
Better Homes and Gardens Editors
This all-new and gorgeous edition of Better Homes and Gardens Baking is a compendium of irresistible cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, cobblers, pastries, and breads - from everyday sweets to special-occasion show-stoppers. It has everything you need to bake fuss-free and with delicious results for...
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