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Grief on the front lines : reckoning with trauma, grief, and humanity in modern medicine / Rachel Jones ; foreword by Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD.
"A timely and vital exploration of how medicine fails its workers--and the burnout, grief, depression, and trauma our healthcare system engenders among doctors, nurses, and medical practitioners"--Provided by publisher.
Son of elsewhere : a memoir in pieces / Elamin Abdelmahmoud.
"At twelve years old, Elamin Abdelmahmoud emigrates with his family from his native Sudan to Kingston, Ontario, arguably one of the most homogenous cities in North America. At the airport, he's handed his Blackness like a passport, and realizes that he ne…
A bright and blinding sun : a World War II story of survival, love, and redemption / Marcus Brotherton.
"Joe Johnson Jr. ran away from home at the age of 12, hopping a freight train at the height of the Great Depression. He managed to talk his way into the U.S. Army two years later. Seeking freedom and adventure, he was sent to the Philippines. Adrift in sp…
Chasing lakes : love, science, and the secrets of the Arctic / Katey Walter Anthony.
"A memoir from permafrost scientist Katey Walter Anthony on her pioneering research studying methane emissions in Arctic lakes-which has made significant contributions to the climate change dialogue-as well as her search for family, faith, and belonging, …
Little brother : love, tragedy, and my search for the truth / Ben Westhoff.
"In 2005, soon after Ben Westhoff moved to St. Louis, he joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and was paired with Jorell Cleveland. Ben was twenty-eight, a white college grad from an affluent family. Jorell was eight, one of nine children from a po…
Alabama v. King : Martin Luther King Jr. and the criminal trial that launched the civil rights movement / Dan Abrams and Fred D. Gray with David Fisher.
"Fred D. Gray was just twenty-four years old when he became the defense lawyer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister who had become the face of the bus boycott that had rocked the city of in Montgomery, Alabama. In this incredible history, Gra…
Repotting your life : sense when you're stuck, explore what's possible, claim room to grow. / Frances Edmonds.
"A warmly humane, wise, and witty self-help guide to embracing change in any aspect of your life, whatever your age"--Provided by publisher.
A lady for a duke / Alexis Hall.
"When Viola Carroll was presumed dead at Waterloo she took the opportunity to live, at last, as herself. But freedom does not come without a price, and Viola paid for hers with the loss of her wealth, her title, and her closest companion, Justin de Vere, …
All the things we don't talk about / Amy Feltman.
"Morgan Flowers just wants to hide. Raised by their neurodivergent father, Morgan has grown up haunted by the absence of their mysterious mother Zoe, especially now, as they navigate their gender identity and the turmoil of first love. Their father Julian…
The ice ghost / Kathleen O'Neal Gear.
"In the brutal Ice Age caused by the ancient Jemen war, many archaic human species...hover on the verge of extinction. There seems no way out, until the greatest Neandertal holy man, Trogon, has a vision. Legends say the truce that ended the old war left …
The red arrow / William Brewer.
"When a once promising young writer agrees to ghostwrite a famous particle physicist's memoir, his livelihood is already in jeopardy: plagued by debt after failing to deliver a novel, he's grown distant from his wife--a successful A.I. researcher--and is …
Two nights in Lisbon / Chris Pavone.
"Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone—no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong. She starts with hotel security, then the police, then the American embassy, at each confronting questions she can’t fully answer:…
Omega rules : an Evan Ryder novel / Eric Van Lustbader.
"Evan Ryder was once a field agent for a black-ops arm of the Department of Defense. Now she works for Parachute, a cutting-edge quantum-computing firm whose private espionage network exceeds any government spy agency. But her mission remains the same: se…
Adult assembly required / Abbi Waxman.
"A young woman moves to Los Angeles to escape her life and discovers she doesn't have to leave all of herself behind to make a fresh start, from USA Today bestselling author Abbi Waxman. When Laura Costello moves to Los Angeles, hoping to finally get away…
Evening hero / Marie Myung-Ok Lee.
"Dr. Yungman Kwak is in the twilight of his life. Every day for the last fifty years, he has brushed his teeth, slipped on his shoes, and headed to Horse Breath’s General Hospital, where, as an obstetrician, he treats the women and babies of the small rur…
Sleepwalk : a novel / Dan Chaon.
"Will Bear, is a man with so many aliases that he simply thinks of himself as the Barely Blur. At fifty years old, he’s been living off the grid for over half his life. He’s never had a real job, never paid taxes, never been in a committed relationship. A…
Bad actors / Mick Herron.
"In London's MI5 headquarters a scandal is brewing that could disgrace the entire intelligence community. The Downing Street superforecaster--a specialist who advises the Prime Minister's office on how policy is likely to be received by the electorate--ha…
Black boy smile : a memoir in moments / D. Watkins.
"At nine-years-old, D. Watkins has three concerns in life: picking his dad's lotto numbers, keeping his Nikes free of creases, and being a man. Directly in his periphery is east Baltimore, a poverty-stricken city battling the height of a crack epidemic ju…
The greatest polar expedition of all time : the Arctic mission to the epicenter of climate change / Markus Rex ; Marlene Göring ; translated by Sarah Pybus.
"Atmospheric scientist Markus Rex recounts the monumental Arctic expedition he captained for one year in this gripping and authoritative book. A groundbreaking step towards understanding the climate crisis, the MOSAiC expedition—launched in 2019 by the Al…
Undelivered : the never-heard speeches that would have rewritten history / Jeff Nussbaum.
"A fascinating insight into notable speeches that were never delivered, showing what could have been if history had gone down a different path. For almost every delivered speech, there exists an undelivered opposite. These "second speeches" provide altern…
Long train runnin' : our story of the Doobie Brothers / Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons ; with Chris Epting.
"For the first time, the incredible true story of the legendary band, The Doobie Brothers, written by founding members Pat Simmons and Tom Johnston. Only a very few rock bands that have had the longevity, success, and drama of The Doobie Brothers. Born ou…
Metaphysical animals : how four women brought philosophy back to life / Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman.
"A vibrant portrait of four college friends-Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley-who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away at war"--Provided by publisher.
Brace for impact : a memoir / Gabe Montesanti.
"Growing up queer in a conservative Midwestern town, Gabe Montesanti never felt comfortable in her own skin. A competitive swimmer, she turned to perfectionism and self-control to create a sense of safety, only to develop an eating disorder and constantly…
The fourth man : the hunt for a KGB spy at the top of the CIA and the rise of Putin's Russia / Robert Baer.
A former CIA officer reveals the never-before-told story of the post-Cold War hunt for a KGB spy in the top ranks of the CIA, led by three women who squared off against a man who could have been the most damaging spy in U.S. history.
Demolition agenda : how Trump tried to dismantle American government, and what Biden needs to do to save it / Thomas O. McGarity.
"In an original and compelling argument, Thomas McGarity shows how adding populists to the Republican's traditional base of free market ideologues and establishment Republicans allowed Trump to come dangerously close to achieving his goal of demolishing t…
A midsummer night's fudge / Nancy Coco.
When Winona, a parade float judge, dies during the Midsummer Night's Festival, fudge shop owner Allie is asked to step in and hears rumors leading her to believe that Winona was murdered and gets herself in hot water as she stirs up trouble trying to find…
Neruda on the park : a novel / Cleyvis Natera.
"An exhilarating debut novel about members of a Dominican family in New York City who take radically different paths when faced with encroaching gentrification, for readers of Such a Fun Age and Dominicana. The Guerreros have lived in Nothar Park, a predo…
Something wilder / Christina Lauren.
"Growing up the daughter of notorious treasure hunter and absentee father Duke Wilder left Lily without much patience for the profession...or much money in the bank. But Lily is nothing if not resourceful, and now uses Duke's coveted hand-drawn maps to gu…
Clive Cussler's Dark vector / Graham Brown.
"A freighter carrying top-secret computers of unparalleled capability disappears in the Western Pacific. While searching for a lost treasure that once belonged to the famous Chinese pirate queen, Ching Shih, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are redirected to lo…
Countdown to midnight : a novel / Dale Brown.
Working for a shadowy intelligence outfit with Cold War roots, former U.S. Air Force officer Nick Flynn must uncover a mysterious collaboration between Iran and Russia.
In the blood : a thriller / Jack Carr.
"A woman boards a plane in the African country of Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes later, her plane is blown out of the sky. Over 6,000 miles away, former Navy SEAL James Reece watches the n…
Take your breath away : a novel / Linwood Barclay.
"One weekend, while Andrew Mason was on a fishing trip, his wife, Brie, vanished without a trace. Most everyone assumed Andy had got away with murder—it’s always the husband, isn’t it?—but the police could never build a strong case against him. For a whil…
Our last days in Barcelona / Chanel Cleeton.
"When Isabel Perez travels to Barcelona to save her sister Beatriz, she discovers a shocking family secret. Barcelona, 1964. Exiled from Cuba after the revolution, Isabel Perez has learned to guard her heart and protect her family at all costs. After Isab…
Razzmatazz : a novel / Christopher Moore.
In 1947 San Francisco, bartender Sammy "Two Toes" Tiffin is tasked by club owner Jimmy Vasco to find out who is killing the city's drag kings, while Eddie "Moo Shoes" Shu seeks to save his uncle's opium den from Squid Kid Tang.
City of orange / David Yoon.
"He used to live in a place called California, but how did he wind up here with a head wound and a bottle of pills in his pocket? He navigates his surroundings, one rough shape at a time. Here lies a pipe, there a reed that could be carved into a weapon, …
Either/or / Elif Batuman.
"Selin is the luckiest person in her family: the only one who was born in America and got to go to Harvard. Now it’s sophomore year, 1996, and Selin knows she has to make it count. The first order of business: to figure out the meaning of everything that …
Every summer after / Carley Fortune.
"Six summers to fall in love. One moment to fall apart. A weekend to get it right. They say you can never go home again, and for Persephone Fraser, ever since she made the biggest mistake of her life a decade ago, that has felt too true. Instead of glitte…
Siren queen / Nghi Vo.
"FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR NGHI VO COMES A DAZZLING NEW NOVEL WHERE IMMORTALITY IS JUST A CASTING CALL AWAY It was magic. In every world, it was a kind of magic. "No maids, no funny talking, no fainting flowers." Luli Wei is beautiful, talented, and despe…
The shadow of memory / Connie Berry.
"Kate Hamilton...[is] assisting her colleague Ivor Tweedy with a project at the Netherfield Sanatorium...But when retired criminal inspector Will Parker is found dead, Kate learns that the halls of the sanatorium housed much more than priceless art. Kate …
Hidden pictures / Jason Rekulak ; illustrations by Will Staehle and Doogie Horner.
"Fresh out of rehab, Mallory Quinn takes a job in the affluent suburb of Spring Brook, New Jersey as a babysitter for Ted and Caroline Maxwell. She is to look after their five-year-old son, Teddy. Mallory immediately loves this new job. She lives in the M…
The war of two queens / Jennifer L. Armentrout.
"From the desperation of golden crowns… Casteel Da’Neer knows all too well that very few are as cunning or vicious as the Blood Queen, but no one, not even him, could’ve prepared for the staggering revelations. The magnitude of what the Blood Queen has d…
The power of crisis : how three threats - and our response - will change the world / Ian Bremmer.
"In this revelatory, unnerving, and ultimately hopeful book, Bremmer details how domestic and international conflicts leave us unprepared for a trio of looming crises—global health emergencies, transformative climate change, and the AI revolution. Today, …
Acknowledgments : a memoir so far / Becky Lucas.
"There's no such thing as a perfect life, but there are perfectly hilarious moments. The best stories are often about the lowest points in our lives - the soul-crushing jobs, the bad boyfriends, the terrible holidays, the betrayals and heartbreaks. These …
The Darling Dahlias and the red hot poker / Susan Wittig Albert.
"It’s Labor Day weekend, 1935, and members of the Darling Dahlias—the garden club in little Darling, Alabama—are trying to keep their cool at the end of a sizzling summer. This isn’t easy, though, since there’s a firebug on the loose in Darling. He—or she…
River of the gods : genius, courage, and betrayal in the search for the source of the Nile / Candice Millard.
Set against the backdrop of the race to exploit Africa by the colonial powers, a story of courage and adventure brings to life the rivalry between two enemies--a decorated soldier, and a young aristocrat and Army officer--as they set out to find the myste…
Mean baby : a memoir of growing up / Selma Blair.
The celebrated Hollywood actress and model, in this original, intelligent and wise memoir, lays bare her addiction to alcohol, her devotion to her brilliant and complicated mother, the moments she flirted with death, and how she found surprising salvation…
Sound of darkness / Heather Graham.
Gifted with ability to psychically "hear" people, rookie FBI agent Colleen Law teams up with Krewe of Hunters K9 officer Mark Frampton to bring an elusive monster who kidnaps and murders young women to justice and soon becomes the killer's obsession.
Nightwork / Nora Roberts.
"Harry Booth started stealing at nine to keep a roof over his ailing mother’s head, slipping into luxurious, empty homes at night to find items he could trade for precious cash. When his mother finally succumbed to cancer, he left Chicago—but kept up his …
You have a friend in 10A / Maggie Shipstead.
"A love triangle plays out over decades on a Montana dude ranch. A hurdler and a gymnast spend a single night together in the Olympic village. Mistakes and mysteries weave an intangible web around an old man’s deathbed in Paris, connecting disparate desti…
Lily's promise : holding on to hope through Auschwitz and beyond--a story for all generations / Lily Ebert and Dov Forman.
A ninety-eight-year-old Holocaust survivor--and TikTok sensation thanks to her great-grandson--relays the details of her harrowing experiences at Auschwitz and how, after losing so much, she was able to build a new life for her family and herself.
There are places in the world where rules are less important than kindness : and other thoughts on physics, philosophy and the world / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell.
"One of the world’s most prominent physicists and fearless free spirit, Carlo Rovelli is also a masterful storyteller. His bestselling books have introduced millions of readers to the wonders of modern physics and his singular perspective on the cosmos. T…
The first populist : the defiant life of Andrew Jackson / David S. Brown.
"Andrew Jackson rose from rural poverty to become the dominant figure in American politics between Jefferson and Lincoln. His reputation, however, defies easy description. Some regard him as the symbol of a powerful democratic movement that saw early 19th…
Coming up for air / Tom Daley.
"Tom Daley is one of the most beloved athletes of our time, having competed as a diver in four Olympics, garnering medals and finally, in 2021 in Tokyo, winning gold. But few people know the realities of his life beyond the pool—his struggles, his secret …
To risk it all : nine conflicts and the crucible of decision / Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).
"At the heart of Admiral James Stavridis’s training as a naval officer was the preparation to lead sailors in combat, to face the decisive moment in battle whenever it might arise. In To Risk it All, he offers up nine of the most useful and enthralling st…
Created equal : the painful past, confusing present, and hopeful future of race in America / Ben Carson, M.D., with Candy Carson ; foreword by Dr. Alveda King.
"External physical characteristics that are genetically encoded are things over which no individual has control. But rather than appreciating the gift of diversity, some have chosen to use it to drive wedges between groups of people. Some of these externa…
Golden : the power of silence in a world of noise / Justin Zorn and Leigh Marz.
"From a mindfulness expert and a leadership coach, a book that looks at the science, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality of silence by giving new context to the noise all around us--physical and metaphorical--to change the way we hear and experience …
Mother noise / Cindy House.
"Mother Noise opens with Cindy, twenty years into recovery after a heroin addiction, grappling with how to tell her nine-year-old son about her past. She wants him to learn this history from her, not anyone else; but she worries about the effect this trut…
Team America : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, Eisenhower, and the world they forged / Robert L. O'Connell.
"By the first half of the twentieth century, technology had transformed warfare into a series of intense bloodbaths in which the line between soldiers and civilians was obliterated, resulting in the deaths of one hundred million people. During this period…
My life : growing up Asian in America / edited by CAPE, the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment ; with an introduction by SuChin Pak.
"There are 23 million people, representing more than twenty countries, each with unique languages, histories, and cultures, clumped under one banner: Asian American. Though their experiences are individual, certain commonalities appear. The pressure to pe…
We were dreamers : an immigrant superhero origin story / Simu Liu.
"In this honest, inspiring and relatable memoir, newly-minted superhero Simu Liu chronicles his family's journey from China to the bright lights of Hollywood with razor-sharp wit and humor. Simu's parents left him in the care of his grandparents, then bro…
A sprinkle in time / Dana Mentink.
"The second book in the Shake Shop Mysteries-a new murder in town has Trinidad Jones thrown for a scoop! It's Alpenfest in Upper Sprocket! Yodelers are congregating in the square, tourists flocking to the town, and Trinidad Jones is scooping up some fall …
Buried in a good book / Tamara Berry.
"Don't miss the first book in a brand-new gripping and hilarious bookish cozy mystery series by author Tamara Berry! Put your sleuthing hat on--Buried in a Good Book features: A thriller writer who knows way more than anyone should about death and dismemb…
Bloomsbury girls / Natalie Jenner.
"Bloomsbury Books is an old-fashioned new and rare book store that has persisted and resisted change for a hundred years, run by men and guided by the general manager's unbreakable fifty-one rules. But in 1950, the world is changing, especially the world …
At the quiet edge : a novel / Victoria Helen Stone.
"Abandoned by her fugitive ex-husband, Lily Brown is rebuilding her life on the edge of a Kansas town that still feels the sting of his crimes. Lily lies low, managing the isolated storage facility where she lives with her twelve-year-old son, Everett, an…
Notes on your sudden disappearance : a novel / Alison Espach.
"For much of her life, Sally Holt has been mystified by the things her older sister, Kathy, seems to have been born knowing. Kathy has answers for all of Sally’s questions about life, about love, and about Billy Barnes, a rising senior and local basketbal…
The Ursulina / Brian Freeman.
"The mythical beast goes by many names. Bigfoot. Sasquatch. Yeti. In Black Wolf County, he's called... the Ursulina. But to Deputy Rebecca Colder, the beast is no myth. A serial killer has taken on the identity of the monster--and with each body left behi…
The lost summers of Newport : a novel / Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White.
"Historical fiction novel set in Newport, Rhode Island across multiple decades, from bestselling author trio"--Provided by publisher.
The Emma project : a novel / Sonali Dev.
"No one can call Vansh Raje’s life anything but charmed. Handsome—Vogue has declared him California’s hottest single—and rich enough to spend all his time on missions to make the world a better place. Add to that a doting family and a contagiously sunny d…
Beach house summer / Sarah Morgan.
"When Joanna Whitman's famous ex-husband dies in a car accident, she doesn't know what to feel...But when she discovers that the young woman with him in the crash is pregnant, Joanna feels compelled to act...Ashley Blake can't believe it when Joanna...sug…
Moar! : monsters know what they're doing / Keith Ammann.
"Keith Ammann’s first book based on his popular blog, The Monsters Know What They’re Doing, unpacks strategies, tactics, and motivations for creatures found in the Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual. Now, in MOAR! Monsters Know What They’re Doing, he analy…
When Marilyn met the queen : Marilyn Monroe's life in England / Michelle Morgan.
"Marilyn would work during the day at Pinewood Studios, in Iver Heath, while Arthur would write. Then, in the evening, the couple would be able to relax together in their private English country cottage. But the cottage was a mansion, in Englefield Green,…
Valor : the astonishing World War II saga of one man's defiance and indomitable spirit / Dan Hampton.
"Lieutenant William Frederick 'Bill' Harris was 25 years old when captured by Japanese forces during the Battle of Corregidor in May 1942. This son of a decorated Marine general escaped from hell on earth by swimming eight hours through a shark-infested b…
Magic season : a son's story / Wade Rouse.
In a story of love, family, and forgiveness against the backdrop of America's favorite pastime, an award-winning memoirist shares how he found solace with his dying father through their love of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Because our fathers lied : a memoir of truth and family, from Vietnam to today / Craig McNamara.
"Craig McNamara came of age in the political tumult and upheaval of the late 60s. While Craig McNamara would grow up to take part in anti-war demonstrations, his father, Robert McNamara, served as John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Defense and the architect o…
Fierce love : a memoir of family, faith, and purpose / Sonya Curry with Alan Eisenstock.
"Like her superstar sons' and extraordinary daughter's, Sonya Curry’s journey was filled with defeats and hard-fought victories, but hers took place out of the limelight, without the eyes of the world watching, cheering, or drawing inspiration from her ex…
Managing expectations : a memoir in essays / Minnie Driver.
"In this intimate, beautifully crafted collection, Driver writes with disarming charm and candor about her bohemian upbringing between England and Barbados; her post-university travails and triumphs—from being the only student in her acting school not tak…
The year of the horses : a memoir / Courtney Maum.
"At the age of thirty-seven, Courtney Maum finds herself in an indoor arena in Connecticut, moments away from stepping back into the saddle. For her, this is not just a riding lesson, but a last-ditch attempt to pull herself back from the brink even thoug…
It was all a dream : Biggie and the world that made him / Justin Tinsley.
"The Notorious B.I.G. was one of the most charismatic and talented artists of the 1990s. Born Christopher Wallace and raised in Clinton Hill/Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, Biggie lived an almost archetypal rap life: young trouble, drug dealing, guns, prison, a giant…
Be my baby : a memoir / Ronnie Spector with Vince Waldron.
The leader of the 1960s singing group The Ronettes describes the early days of rock 'n' roll, her affairs with such stars as John Lennon, and her nightmarish marriage to producer Phil Spector, which almost ended her career.
Everybody thought we were crazy : Dennis Hopper, Brooke Hayward, and 1960s Los Angeles / Mark Rozzo.
This story of the volatile marriage between Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward focuses on their wild lives and work in Los Angeles during the turbulent late 1960s.
The last days of Roger Federer : and other endings / Geoff Dyer.
"When artists and athletes age, what happens to their work? Does it ripen or rot? Achieve a new serenity or succumb to an escalating torment? As our bodies decay, how do we keep on? In this beguiling meditation, Geoff Dyer sets his own encounter with late…
Mi cocina : recipes and rapture from my kitchen in México / Rick Martínez ; photographs by Ren Fuller.
"An enticing, regional, and stunning exploration of Mexican cuisine from beloved food writer and host of Food52's "Sweet Heat" series, Rick Martinez. In his first, much-anticipated cookbook, New York Times contributor, Food52 columnist, and former Bon App…
Eitan eats the world / Eitan Bernath ; photographs by Mark Weinberg.
A debut cookbook from a social media star presents eighty-five unique, illustrated recipes from fresh takes on comfort food classics like PB&J pancakes and double grilled cheese with blueberry-thyme jam to world dishes including green shakshuka and beef s…
The new megatrends : seeing clearly in the age of disruption / Marian Salzman.
"A little more than twenty years ago, the Y2K computer glitch threatened to bring the global economy to its knees. But instead of overnight disruption, humankind slipped into two decades of economic turmoil, ecological angst, and tribalism, all set agains…
The ceiling outside : the science and experience of the disrupted mind / Noga Arikha.
Weaving together stories of her patients' confounding symptoms, and her mother's decline, a philosopher searches for meaning in the science she has set out to study, exploring how our physical experiences inform our identities.
You've changed : fake accents, feminism, and other comedies from Myanmar / Pyae Moe Thet War.
Wrestling with the question of who she is throughout, a Myanmar millennial, in these irreverent yet vulnerable essays, takes on romantic relationships whose futures are determined by different passports, switching accents in taxis, and other challenges of…
Start without me : (I'll be there in a minute) / Gary Janetti.
"Gary Janetti is bothered. By a lot of things. And thank God he's here to tell us. He's bothered that he has to play football in high school gym when he'd rather be in the guidance counselor's office, faking sick and dishing about the latest dramas on his…
Binge times : inside Hollywood's furious billion-dollar battle to take down Netflix / Dade Hayes and Dawn Chmielewski.
"After spotting Netflix and the deep-pocketed Amazon Prime Video a decade’s head start, rivals from the tech and start-up realm (Apple, Quibi) and traditional media (Disney, WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal) all decided to move mountains to enter the streaming g…
Geiger / Gustaf Skördeman ; translated by Ian Giles.
A Swedish police officer's murder investigation sets her on a dark journey when her childhood next door neighbor shoots her husband of fifty years after receiving a phone call that says the single word, "Geiger."
The other mother : a novel / Rachel M. Harper.
"Raised by a single mother in Miami, Florida, Jenry Castillo, newly arrived at Brown University on a music scholarship, finds himself searching for information about his late father Jasper Patterson, an internationally recognized principal ballet dancer w…
Daughters of the occupation : a novel of WWII / Shelly Sanders.
"On one extraordinary day in 1940, Miriam Talan’s comfortable life is shattered. While she gives birth to her second child, a son she and her husband, Max, name Monya, the Soviets invade the Baltic state of Latvia and occupy the capital city of Riga, her …
Elektra / Jennifer Saint.
"Elektra is a spellbinding reimagining of the story of one of Greek mythology's most infamous heroines, from Jennifer Saint, the author of the beloved international bestseller, Ariadne. Three women, tangled in an ancient curse. When Clytemnestra marries A…
Child zero / Chris Holm.
"It began four years ago with a worldwide uptick of bacterial infections: meningitis in Frankfurt, cholera in Johannesburg, tuberculosis in New Delhi. Although the outbreaks spread aggressively and proved impervious to our drugs of last resort, public hea…
Seasonal fears / Seanan McGuire.
"Melanie has a destiny, though it isn’t the one everyone assumes it to be. She’s delicate; she’s fragile; she’s dying. Now, truly, is the winter of her soul. Harry doesn’t want to believe in destiny, because that means accepting the loss of the one person…
Claws for suspicion / Deborah Blake.
"Kari Stuart is finally starting to relax into her role as the new owner of the Serenity Sanctuary and is looking forward to the various fun autumn activities in the beautiful Catskills town of Lakeview, like the annual Oktoberfest celebration. It’s time …
Love marriage : a novel / Monica Ali.
"Yasmin Ghorami is twenty-six, in training to be a doctor (like her Indian-born father) and engaged to the charismatic, upper-class Joe Sangster, whose domineering mother, Helen, is a famous feminist. Though both Yasmin's parents and Joe's mother approve …
Magpie / Elizabeth Day.
When their new lodger, Kate, becomes obsessed with her, her husband, and the baby they are desperately trying to conceive, Marisa must find out who Kate really is before she loses everything she's worked so hard to create--her perfect romance, her perfect…
Liarmouth : a feel-bad romance / John Waters.
"Marsha Sprinkle: Suitcase thief. Scammer. Master of disguise. Dogs and children hate her. Her own family wants her dead. She’s smart, she’s desperate, she’s disturbed, and she’s on the run with a big chip on her shoulder. They call her 'Liarmouth'—until …
Love, hate & clickbait : a novel / Liz Lowery.
"Cutthroat political consultant Thom Morgan is thriving, working on the governor of California’s presidential campaign. If only he didn’t have to deal with Clay Parker, the infuriatingly smug data analyst who gets under Thom’s skin like it’s his job. In t…
Bad Mexicans : race, empire, and revolution in the borderlands / Kelly Lytle Hernández.
"Bad Mexicans tells the dramatic story of the magonistas, the migrant rebels who sparked the 1910 Mexican Revolution from the United States. Led by a brilliant but ill-tempered radical named Ricardo Flores Magón, the magonistas were a motley band of journ…
Her country : how the women of country music became the success they were never supposed to be / Marissa R. Moss.
"Her Country is veteran Nashville journalist Marissa R. Moss's story of how in the past two decades, country's women fought back against systems designed to keep them down, armed with their art and never willing to just shut up and sing: how women like Ka…
After Steve : how Apple became a trillion-dollar company and lost its soul / Tripp Mickle.
"Steve Jobs called Jony Ive his 'spiritual partner at Apple.' The London-born genius was the second-most powerful person at Apple and the creative force who most embodies Jobs’s spirit, the man who designed the products adopted by hundreds of millions the…
The truth about crypto : your investing guide to understanding blockchain, Bitcoin, and other digital assets / Ric Edelman.
In this guide filled with sound, practical advice, a personal finance expert shows readers how they can engage and thrive in today's new frontier of crypto investment strategies.
The new design rules : how to decorate and renovate, from start to finish / Emily Henderson ; with Jessica Cumberbatch-Anderson ; photographs by Sara Tramp ; produced and styled by Velinda Hellen.
"Whether you’re embarking on a weekend refresh or complete renovation, interior designer Emily Henderson wants you to take risks with your home design without experiencing regret. In this visually driven decorating bible punctuated with photographs from r…
Just like mother / Anne Heltzel.
"The last time Maeve saw her cousin was the night she escaped the cult they were raised in. For the past two decades, Maeve has worked hard to build a normal life in New York City, where she keeps everything—and everyone—at a safe distance. When Andrea su…
Metropolis : a novel / B.A. Shapiro.
"Six people, six secrets, six different backgrounds. They would never have met if not for their connection to the Metropolis Storage Warehouse in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When someone falls down an elevator shaft at the facility, each becomes caught up i…
The island / Adrian McKinty.
"After moving from a small country town to Seattle, Heather Baxter marries Tom, a widowed doctor with a young son and teenage daughter. A working vacation overseas seems like the perfect way to bring the new family together, but once they're deep in the A…
Set on you / Amy Lea.
"A gym nemesis pushes a fitness influencer to the max in Amy Lea's steamy debut romantic comedy. Curvy fitness influencer Crystal Chen built her career shattering gym stereotypes and mostly ignoring the trolls. After her recent breakup, she has little sta…
The last white rose : a novel of Elizabeth of York / Alison Weir.
"New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir explores the life of Henry VIII's mother, Elizabeth, the first queen of the Tudor dynasty, in this stunning historical novel. Elizabeth of York is the oldest daughter of King Edward IV. Flame-haired, beautifu…
The wild life / David Gordon.
"Expulsed Harvard student and ex-Special Forces operative suffering post-traumatic stress syndrome so severe that it turned him to drug and alcohol abuse, Joe Roth is getting his life back together, living with his grandmother in Queens and taking what sh…
My wife is missing / D.J. Palmer.
"When a woman disappears with her two children, one husband will do anything to find them--even confront the secrets of his own past--in D. J. Palmer's My Wife Is Missing, a twisty thriller from the author of The New Husband"--Provided by publisher.
The murder rule : a novel / Dervla McTiernan.
"First Rule: Make them like you. Second Rule: Make them need you. Third Rule: Make them pay. They think I’m a young, idealistic law student, that I’m passionate about reforming a corrupt and brutal system. They think I’m working hard to impress them. They…
Bitter orange tree : a novel / Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth.
"Zuhour, an Omani student at a British university, is caught between the past and the present. As she attempts to form friendships and assimilate in Britain, she can’t help but ruminate on the relationships that have been central to her life. Most promine…
1972 : the series that changed hockey forever / Scott Morrison.
"'Cournoyer has it on that wing. Here’s a shot. Henderson made a wild stab for it and fell. Here’s another shot. Right in front...they score! Henderson has scored for Canada!' These immortal words, spoken to hockey fans around the world by the legendary b…
The movement made us : a father, a son, and the legacy of a freedom ride / David J. Dennis Jr. in collaboration with David J. Dennis Sr.
"A dynamic family exchange that pivots between the voices of a father and son, The Movement Made Us is a unique work of oral history and memoir, chronicling the extraordinary story of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and its living legacy embodied i…
This woman's work : essays on music / edited by Sinéad Gleeson and Kim Gordon.
"This book is for and about the women who kicked in doors, as pioneers of their craft or making politics central to their sound: those who offer a new way of thinking about the vast spectrum of women in music....In this radical departure from the historic…
Born to be hanged : the epic story of the gentlemen pirates who raided the South Seas, rescued a princess, and stole a fortune / Keith Thomson.
"The year is 1680, in the heart of the Golden Age of Piracy, and more than three hundred daring, hardened pirates—a potent mix of low-life scallywags and a rare breed of gentlemen buccaneers—gather on a remote Caribbean island. The plan: to wreak havoc on…
A sacred oath : memoirs of a Secretary of Defense during extraordinary times / Mark T. Esper.
"From June of 2019 until his firing by President Trump after the November 2020 election, Secretary Mark T. Esper led the Department of Defense through an unprecedented time in history—a period marked by growing threats and conflict abroad, a global pandem…
Be joyful : 50 days to defeat the things that try to defeat you / Joyce Meyer.
"Joy is not just a 'happy feeling' based on our circumstances or on things we possess-it is an unshakable stability in our spirit that comes from the strength of the Lord. The apostle Paul has been called the apostle of joy. In his letter to the Philippia…
All the seas of the world / Guy Gavriel Kay.
"On a dark night along a lonely stretch of coast a small ship sends two people ashore. Their purpose is assassination. They have been hired by two of the most dangerous men alive to alter the balance of power in the world. If they succeed, the consequence…
The lioness / Chris Bohjalian.
"Tanzania, 1964. When Katie Barstow, A-list actress, and her new husband, David Hill, decide to bring their Hollywood friends to the Serengeti for their honeymoon, they envision giraffes gently eating leaves from the tall acacia trees, great swarms of wil…
Mustique Island : a novel / Sarah McCoy.
"It’s January 1972 but the sun is white hot when Willy May Michael’s boat first kisses the dock of Mustique Island. Tucked into the southernmost curve of the Caribbean, Mustique is a private island that has become a haven for the wealthy and privileged. I…
Star Wars. Brotherhood / Mike Chen.
"The Clone Wars have begun. Battle lines are being drawn throughout the galaxy. With every world that joins the Separatists, the peace guarded by the Jedi Order is slipping through their fingers. After an explosion devastates Cato Neimoidia, the jewel of …
Back to the prairie : a home remade, a life rediscovered / Melissa Gilbert.
The New York Times best-selling author and star of "Little House on the Prairie" recounts her return to rustic life with her new husband in a cottage in the Catskill Mountains during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The high Sierra : a love story / Kim Stanley Robinson.
In this tribute to the Sierra Nevada mountains, the author explores what makes this span of mountains one of the most compelling places on Earth and shares his own personal experiences to inspire other travel readers to prepare for a life-changing adventu…
His name is George Floyd : one man's life and the struggle for racial justice / Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa.
"The events of that day are now tragically familiar: on May 25, 2020, George Floyd became the latest Black person to die at the hands of the police, murdered outside of a Minneapolis convenience store by white officer Derek Chauvin. The video recording of…
Madman in the woods : life next door to the Unabomber / Jamie Gehring.
"As a child in Lincoln, Montana, Jamie Gehring and her family shared their land, their home, and their dinner table with a hermit with a penchant for murder. But they had no idea that the odd recluse living in the adjacent cabin was anything more than a d…
My summer darlings / May Cobb.
"Three lifelong friends plus a dangerous, sexy new stranger in town add up to a scorching summer of manipulation, obsession, and murder, from the acclaimed author of The Hunting Wives. A woman in the forest thinks she's going to die. I know he's coming ba…
The lady with the gun asks the questions : the ultimate Miss Phryne Fisher story collection / Kerry Greenwood.
"The elegant Miss Phryne Fisher returns in this scintillating collection, featuring four new stories. The Honourable Phryne Fisher--she of the Lulu bob, cupid's bow lips, diamante garters, and pearl-handled pistol--is the 1920s' most elegant and irrepress…
This time tomorrow / Emma Straub.
"On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s life isn’t terrible. She likes her job, even if it isn’t exactly the one she expected. She’s happy with her apartment, her romantic status, her independence, and she adores her lifelong best friend. But her father…
By the book / Jasmine Guillory.
"Sometimes to truly know a person, you have to read between the lines. Isabelle is completely lost. When she first began her career in publishing after college, she did not expect to be twenty-five, still living at home, and the only Black employee at her…
Misrule / Heather Walter.
"Does true love break curses, or begin them? Sleeping Beauty's dark sorceress reclaims her story in this sequel to Malice. The Dark Grace is dead. Feared and despised for the sinister power in her veins, Alyce wreaks her revenge on the kingdom that made h…
Overboard / Sara Paretsky.
"On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. Warshawski is led by her dogs on a mad chase that ends when they discover a badly injured teen hiding in the rocks along Lake Michigan. The girl only regains consciousness long enough to utter one …
The summer place : a novel / Jennifer Weiner.
"When her twenty-two-year-old stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. But the wheels are in motion. Headstrong Ruby has already set a date (just three months away!) and spoken to her beloved safta, Sara…
The book woman's daughter : a novel / Kim Michele Richardson.
"In the ruggedness of the beautiful Kentucky mountains, Honey Lovett has always known that the old ways can make a hard life harder. As the daughter of the famed blue-skinned, Troublesome Creek packhorse librarian, Honey and her family have been hiding fr…
The hurting kind : poems / Ada Limón.
"An astonishing collection about interconnectedness--between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves--from National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist Ada Limón"--Provided by publisher.
Strawberried alive / Jenn McKinlay.
Life is smooth as buttercream at the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, and newlyweds Mel and Joe are stopping to smell the flours. But things start to crumble one night when an unknown gunman takes a shot at Mel. Though the bullets miss their mark, the cupcake …
The broken room / Peter Clines.
"You can still owe the dead. Hector was the best of the best. A government operative who could bring armies to a halt and nations to their knees. But when his own country betrayed him, he dropped off the grid and picked up the first of many bottles. Natal…
Out of the corner : a memoir / Jennifer Grey.
"A deeply candid and refreshingly spirited memoir of identity lost and found--from the star of the iconic film Dirty Dancing"--Provided by publisher.
Anna : the biography / Amy Odell.
"As a child, Anna Wintour was a tomboy with no apparent interest in clothing but, seduced by the miniskirts and bob haircuts of swinging 1960s London, she grew into a fashion-obsessed teenager. Her father, an influential newspaper editor, loomed large in …
How to prevent the next pandemic / Bill Gates.
"Bill Gates believes the answer is yes, and in this book he lays out clearly and convincingly what the world should have learned from COVID-19 and what all of us can do to ward off another disaster like it. Relying on the shared knowledge of the world’s f…
The hawk's way : encounters with fierce beauty / Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Tianne Strombeck.
"When Sy Montgomery went to spend a day at falconer Nancy Cowan's farm...Nancy allowed her to work with Jazz, a feisty, four-year-old, female Harris's hawk with a wingspan of more than four feet...Jazz was a fierce predator with talons that could pierce s…
Burn rate : launching a startup and losing my mind / Andy Dunn.
"The co-founder of the menswear startup Bonobos opens up about the struggle with bipolar disorder that nearly cost him everything in this gripping, radically honest memoir of mental illness and entrepreneurship. At twenty-eight, fresh from Stanford's MBA …
This will not pass : Trump, Biden, and the battle for America's future / Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns.
"This is the authoritative account of an eighteen-month crisis in American democracy that will be seared into the country’s political memory for decades to come. With stunning, in-the-room detail, New York Times reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Bur…
Speak : find your voice, trust your gut, and get from where you are to where you want to be / Tunde Oyeneyin with Hilary Liftin.
The Peloton instructor, fitness star, and founder of Speak shares her transformative personal journey, during which she learned lessons about loss, love, body image, and self-confidence, offering an accessible blueprint for anyone looking to make a positi…
Our unfinished march : the violent past and imperiled future of the vote--a history, a crisis, a plan / Eric Holder with Sam Koppelman.
Chronicles the dramatic history of the vote in America and presents an urgent summons to protect and perfect democracy, from the former Attorney General of the United States and a leading voting rights advocate.
Loving Edie : how a dog afraid of everything taught me to be brave / Meredith May.
"Meredith May had a difficult childhood, with a mother who was physically present but emotionally absent. She learned early on to fend for herself, and never had to care for anyone else. When she and her wife, Jenn, adopt Edie, a sweet golden retriever pu…
How to tell a story : the essential guide to memorable storytelling from The Moth / Meg Bowles, Catherine Burns, Jenifer Hixson, Sarah Austin Jenness, and Kate Tellers.
"Over the past twenty-five years, the directors of The Moth have worked with people from all walks of life—including astronauts, hairdressers, rock stars, a retired pickpocket, high school students, and Nobel Prize winners—to develop true personal stories…
The lonely stories : 22 celebrated writers on the joys & struggles of being alone / edited by Natalie Eve Garrett.
"If you’re feeling lonely or if you’ve ever felt unseen, if you’re emboldened by solitude or secretly longing for it: Welcome to The Lonely Stories. This cathartic collection of essays illuminates an experience that so few of us openly discuss. Some stori…
A thousand ways to pay attention : a memoir of coming home to my neurodivergent mind / Rebecca Schiller.
"A memoir of one woman's search to understand the land she farms-and her own experience with ADHD"--Provided by publisher.
Some of my best friends : essays on lip service / Tajja Isen.
"In this stunning debut collection, Catapult editor-in-chief and award-winning voice actor Tajja Isen explores the absurdity of living in a world that has grown fluent in the language of social justice but doesn't always follow through. These nine daring …
Damn Lucky : one man's courage during the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history / Kevin Maurer.
"Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was a world away from John Luckadoo’s hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. But when the Japanese attacked the American naval base on December 7, 1941, he didn’t hesitate to join the military. Trained as a pilot with the United States …
Decimate / Christopher Rice.
"Claire Huntley and her brother, Poe, were on a midnight hike in Montana when the woods went wild. A blinding, devouring light and a rumbling pulse that blasted them off their feet left both kids with little memory of what happened. Their father insisted …
Chef's kiss : a novel / TJ Alexander.
"A high-strung pastry chef's professional goals are interrupted by an unexpected career transition and the introduction of her wildly attractive nonbinary kitchen manager"--Provided by publisher.
Trust / Hernan Diaz.
"Even through the roar and effervescence of the 1920s, everyone in New York has heard of Benjamin and Helen Rask. He is a legendary Wall Street tycoon; she is the daughter of eccentric aristocrats. Together, they have risen to the very top of a world of s…
Smile Beach murder / Alicia Bessette.
"When Callie is laid off from her reporting job, she returns to her hometown of Cattail Island and lands a gig at the local bookstore—the same one where she found comfort after her mother died. In fact, the anniversary of her mother’s infamous death is ap…
Robert B. Parker's Revenge tour / Mike Lupica.
"PI Sunny Randall owes a favor. Her landlord and former client, famous novelist Melanie Joan Hall, is being threatened and blackmailed, and it is up to Sunny and her best friend Spike to ensure her protection. But as Sunny looks into the identity of Melan…
The Marlow Murder Club : a novel / Robert Thorogood.
"Judith Potts is seventy-seven years old and blissfully happy. She lives on her own in a faded mansion just outside Marlow, there's no man in her life to tell her what to do or how much whisky to drink, and to keep herself busy she sets crosswords for The…
Summer love : a novel / Nancy Thayer.
"Old secrets come to light when four friends gather on Nantucket for a life-changing reunion in this heartwarming novel of love and self-discovery by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer. When four strangers rent bargain-basement rooms in an old…
Remarkably bright creatures : a novel / Shelby Van Pelt.
"After Tova Sullivan’s husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium, mopping floors and tidying up. Keeping busy has always helped her cope, which she’s been doing since her eighteen-year-old son, Erik, mysteriously vanished …
Nettle & Bone / T. Kingfisher.
"This isn't a fairytale where the princess marries a prince. It's one where she kills him. From Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award-winning author T. Kingfisher comes an original and subversive new fantasy adventure. After years of seeing her sisters suffer at …
Forbidden city : a novel / Vanessa Hua.
"On the eve of China’s Cultural Revolution and her sixteenth birthday, Mei dreams of becoming a model revolutionary. When the Communist Party recruits girls for a mysterious duty in the capital, she seizes the opportunity to escape her impoverished villag…
Shadow fire / Christine Feehan.
"Shadow Rider Elie Archambault has been called many things: domineering, brash, loyal, but most of all fast. And there's nothing faster than choosing to marry a woman you've never met...He's not expecting love or some happy ever after, just a partner that…
The vanishing type / Ellery Adams.
"While January snow falls outside in Miracle Springs, North Carolina, Nora Pennington is encouraging customers to cozy up indoors with a good book. Even though the shop and her bibliotherapy sessions keep Nora busy during the day, her nights are a little …
Such big dreams : a novel / Reema Patel.
" A savvy former street child working at a law office in Mumbai fights for redemption and a chance to live life on her own terms....Rakhi is a twenty-three-year-old haunted by the grisly aftermath of an incident that led to the loss of her best friend ele…
Lucky Turtle : a novel / by Bill Roorbach.
"When privileged white sixteen-year-old Cindra is sent to a reform camp in Montana, she becomes transfixed by Lucky, a mysterious camp employee. As the connection between them grows, Lucky and Cindra become lovers and escape into the Rocky Mountains to cr…
The Emerald tide / Davis Bunn.
Still mourning his wife four years after her death, art history teacher and auction house consultant Derek Gaines teams up with Kelly Reid, the head of gallery operations at Christie's Los Angeles, to track down a stolen painting.
New to liberty : a novel / Demisty D. Bellinger.
1966: Sissily is driving cross-country with a much older man called Ezzy. On their way to California to begin a life together, he insists on stopping at his family ranch outside Liberty, Kansas to visit his mother, Mrs. Svoboda. 1947: Nella's family relo…
The case of the married woman : Caroline Norton and her fight for women's justice / Antonia Fraser.
"Caroline Norton dazzled nineteenth-century society with her vivacity, her intelligence, her poetry, and in her role as an artist's muse. After her marriage in 1828 to the MP George Norton, she continued to attract friends and admirers to her salon in Wes…
Outdoor kids in an inside world : getting your family out of the house and radically engaged with nature / Steven Rinella.
"The average American spends ninety percent of their time indoors, and children are no exception. Today, kids can spend up to seven hours per day looking at screens. Not only does this phenomenon have consequences for our kids' physical and mental health,…
Zabar's : a family story, with recipes / Lori Zabar ; foreword by Julia Moskin.
"When Louis and Lilly Zabar rented a counter in a dairy store on 80th Street and Broadway in 1934 to sell smoked fish, they could not have imagined that their store would eventually occupy half a city block and become a beloved mecca for quality food of a…
Bad Republican : a memoir / Meghan McCain.
"She tells of growing up the daughter of an American icon who shaped her life and details the heartbreaking final moments spent by his side. She recalls her (mis)adventures on the New York dating scene and brings us up to speed on meeting her now-husband.…
I'll show myself out : essays on midlife & motherhood / Jessi Klein.
"In...Jessi Klein’s second collection, she hilariously explodes the cultural myths and impossible expectations around motherhood and explore the humiliations, poignancies, and possibilities of midlife."--publisher's website.
Good eats 4 : the final years / Alton Brown.
"With more than 150 new and improved recipes for everything from chicken parm to bibimbap and cold brew to corn dogs, accompanied by mouthwatering original photography, The Final Years is the most sumptuous and satisfying of the Good Eats books yet. Brown…
Forest walking : discovering the trees and woodlands of North America / Peter Wohlleben and Jane Billinghurst.
"When you walk in the woods, do you use all five senses to explore your surroundings? For most of us, the answer is no—but when we do engage all our senses, a walk in the woods can go from pleasant to immersive and restorative. Forest Walking teaches you …
Lift every voice : a celebration of black lives / foreword, Oprah Winfrey ; introduction, Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Presenting interviews with more than fifty members of the oldest generation of Black Americans, including civil rights activists, hometown heroes, celebrities and many others, this testament to the strength and stories behind these individuals reveals the…
Chosen : a memoir of stolen boyhood / Stephen Mills.
"At thirteen years old, Stephen Mills is chosen for special attention by the director of his Jewish summer camp, a charismatic social worker. Stephen, whose father had died when he was four, places his trust in this authority figure, who then grooms and m…
The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life / A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska.
"What makes puzzles—jigsaws, mazes, riddles, sudokus—so satisfying? Be it the formation of new cerebral pathways, their close link to insight and humor, or their community-building properties, they’re among the fundamental elements that make us human. Con…
How to keep house while drowning : a gentle approach to cleaning and organizing / KC Davis.
"If you’re struggling to stay on top of your to-do list, you probably have a good reason: anxiety, fatigue, depression, ADHD, or lack of support. For therapist KC Davis, the birth of her second child triggered a stress-mess cycle. The more behind she felt…
The last days of the dinosaurs : an asteroid, extinction, and the beginning of our world / Riley Black.
"Picture yourself in the Cretaceous period. It’s a sunny afternoon in the Hell Creek of ancient Montana 66 million years ago. A Triceratops horridus ambles along the edge of the forest. In a matter of hours, everything here will be wiped away. Lush verdur…
Everything left to remember : my mother, our memories, and a journey through the Rocky Mountains / Steph Jagger.
"Steph Jagger lost her mother before she lost her. Her mother, stricken with an incurable disease that slowly erases all sense of self, struggles to remember her favorite drink, her favorite song, and—perhaps most heartbreaking of all—Steph herself. Steph…
Tough : my journey to true power / Terry Crews.
"Terry Crews spent decades cultivating his bodybuilder physique and bravado. On the outside, he seemed invincible: he escaped his abusive father, went pro in the NFL, and broke into the glamorous world of Hollywood. But his fixation with appearing outward…
Boards : stylish spreads for casual gatherings / food styling & expert advice by Elle Simone Scott ; photography by Steve Klise ; the editors at America's Test Kitchen.
Presents inspirational and achievable ideas for creating boards-interactive and low-key elegant ways of presenting food-that are sure to be a hit and will help you step-up your presentation skills.
Dreaming of flight : a novel / Catherine Ryan Hyde.
"Never knowing his parents, eleven-year-old Stewie Little and his brother have been raised on a farm by their older sister. Stewie steadfastly tends the chickens left by his beloved late grandmother. And every day Stewie goes door to door selling fresh eg…
Book of night / Holly Black.
"She's spent half her life working for gloamists, magicians who manipulate shadows to peer into locked rooms, strangle people in their beds, or worse. Gloamists guard their secrets greedily, creating an underground economy of grimoires. And to rob their f…
22 seconds / James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.
"22 seconds… until Lindsay Boxer loses her badge—or her life. SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer has guns on her mind. There’s buzz of a last-ditch shipment of drugs and weapons crossing the Mexican border ahead of new restrictive gun laws. Before Lindsay can ac…
The change : a novel / Kirsten Miller.
"In the Long Island oceanfront community of Mattauk, three different women discover that midlife changes bring a whole new type of empowerment . . . After Nessa James’s husband dies and her twin daughters leave for college, she’s left all alone in a trim …
The Homewreckers : a novel / Mary Kay Andrews.
"Hattie Kavanaugh went to work restoring homes for Kavanaugh & Son Restorations at eighteen, married the boss’s son at twenty, and became a widow at twenty-five. Now, she’s passionate about her work, but that’s the only passion in her life. 'Never love so…
One day I shall astonish the world / Nina Stibbe.
"Susan and Norma have been best friends for years, at first thrust together by force of circumstance (a job at The Pin Cushion, a haberdashery shop in 1990s Leicestershire) and then by force of character (neither being particularly inclined to make friend…
Traitor / David Hagberg.
"Traitor is the final, explosive adventure in the thrilling Kirk McGarvey series from New York Times bestselling author David Hagberg--perfect for fans of Jason Bourne! When McGarvey's best friend, Otto, is charged with treason, Mac and his wife, Petey, s…
Cold snap / Marc Cameron.
"After an early spring thaw on the Alaskan coast, Anchorage police discover a gruesome new piece of evidence in their search for a serial killer: a dismembered human foot. In Kincaid Park, a man is arrested for attacking a female jogger. Investigators bel…
Poppy Harmon and the backstabbing bachelor / Lee Hollis.
"While sidekick Matt Flowers shoots a film abroad, Poppy dusts off her own acting chops to break up a Gen Z crime ring targeting seniors in Palm Springs. Tanya Cook and her gal pals have been swindling susceptible residents for all they’re worth—until the…
The culture playbook : 60 highly effective actions to help your group succeed / Daniel Coyle.
"Building a team has never been harder than it is right now. How do you create connection and trust? How do you stay focused on your goals? In his years studying the ways successful groups work together, Daniel Coyle has spent time with elite teams around…
The premonitions bureau : a true account of death foretold / Sam Knight.
"On the morning of October 21, 1966, Kathleen Middleton, a music teacher in suburban London, awoke choking and gasping, convinced disaster was about to strike. An hour later, a mountain of rubble containing waste from a coal mine collapsed above the villa…
Fly girl : a memoir / Ann Hood.
"In 1978, in the tailwind of the golden age of air travel, flight attendants were the epitome of glamor and sophistication. Fresh out of college and hungry to experience the world—and maybe, one day, write about it—Ann Hood joined their ranks. After a gru…
Killing the killers : the secret war against terrorists / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
"Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard take readers deep inside the global war on terror, which began twenty years ago on September 11, 2001. As the World Trade Center buildings collapsed, the Pentagon burned, and a small group of passengers fought desperately …
Nasty, brutish, and short : adventures in philosophy with kids / Scott Hershovitz.
"From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's biggest questions with the help of great philosophers old and new--including his two young children. Like any new parent, Scott Hershovitz closely observed his…
Silent invasion : the untold story of the Trump administration, Covid-19, and preventing the next pandemic before it's too late / Dr. Deborah Birx.
"In late February 2020, Dr. Deborah Birx—a lifelong federal health official who had worked at the CDC, the State Department, and the US Army across multiple presidential administrations—was asked to join the Trump White House Coronavirus Task Force and as…
What we wish were true : reflections on nurturing life and facing death / Tallu Schuyler Quinn.
"Nonprofit leader and minister Tallu Schuyler Quinn spent her adult life working to alleviate hunger, systemic inequality, and food waste, first as a volunteer throughout the United States and abroad, and then as the founder of the Nashville Food Project,…
The world in a skillet / Christopher Kimball ; writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch, Michelle Locke and Dawn Yanagihara ; recipes by Wes Martin, Diane Unger, Matthew Card, and the cooks at Milk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman ; photography by Connie Miller of CB Creative ; food styling by Catrine Kelty.
Liberating the skillet from commonplace fare, the author shares what he's learned from his travels and from cooks in more than thirty-five countries through more than one hundred recipes that will transform and expand use of this versatile piece of cookwa…
On quality : an inquiry into excellence : unpublished and selected writings / Robert M. Pirsig ; edited by Wendy K. Pirsig ; photographs of Robert M. Pirsig's tools by David Lindberg.
For the first time, readers are granted access to fifty years of the author's personal writings in this posthumous collection that includes previously unpublished texts, speeches, letters, interviews and private notes, as well as key excerpts from the mul…
Where the children take us : how one family achieved the unimaginable / Zain E. Asher.
"Awaiting the return of her husband and young son from a road trip, Obiajulu Ejiofor receives shattering news. There’s been a fatal car crash, and one of them is dead. In Where the Children Take Us, Obiajulu’s daughter, Zain E. Asher, tells the story of h…
Finding me / Viola Davis.
"In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and bey…
The palace papers : inside the House of Windsor--the truth and the turmoil / Tina Brown.
"Picking up where Tina Brown’s masterful The Diana Chronicles left off, The Palace Papers reveals how the royal family reinvented itself after the trau­matic years when Diana’s blazing celebrity ripped through the House of Windsor like a comet. Brown tak…
Unmasked : my life solving America's cold cases / Paul Holes with Robin Gaby Fisher.
"From the detective who found The Golden State Killer, a memoir of investigating America's toughest cold cases and the rewards--and toll--of a life solving crime. I order another bourbon, neat. This is the drink that will flip the switch. I don't even kno…
Vinegar Hill / Colm Tóibín.
"Vinegar Hill explores the liminal space between private experiences and public events as Tóibín examines a wide range of subjects—politics, queer love, reflections on literary and artistic greats, living through COVID, and facing mortality. The poems ref…
The Lazy Genius kitchen : have what you need, use what you have, and enjoy it like never before / Kendra Adachi.
"Learn to love your kitchen by making it work for you with this practical guidebook from the New York Times bestselling author of The Lazy Genius Way"--Provided by publisher.
Book lovers / Emily Henry.
"Nora Stephens life is books--she's read them all--and she is not that type of heroine. Not the plucky one, not the laidback dream girl, and especially not the sweetheart. In fact, the only people Nora is a heroine for are her clients, for whom she lands …
When she dreams / Amanda Quick.
"Return to 1930s Burning Cove, California, the glamorous seaside playground for Hollywood stars, mobsters, spies, and a host of others who find more than they bargain for in this mysterious town. Maggie Lodge, assistant to the reclusive advice columnist k…
Never been kissed / Timothy Janovsky.
"Wren Roland has never been kissed, let alone been in love, but he wants that movie-perfect ending more than anything. Feeling nostalgic on the eve of his twenty-first birthday, he sends emails to all the boys he (ahem) loved before he came out. He didn't…
Darling girl : a novel of Peter Pan / Liz Michalski.
"In this beautiful, grounded, and darkly magical modern-day reimagining of J.M. Barrie's classic, one woman must take on the infamous Peter Pan--who is not the innocent adventurer the fairy tales make him out to be--to save her daughter's life. Life is lo…
Breathless / Amy McCulloch.
"Journalist Cecily Wong is in over her head. She's come to Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest peak in the world, to interview internationally famous mountaineer Charles McVeigh on the last leg of a record-breaking series of summits. She's given up everythi…
Aunt Dimity and the enchanted cottage / Nancy Atherton.
"It's early May in the small English village of Finch and the air is crackling with excitement: a newcomer is about to move into Pussywillows, a riverside cottage with a romantic reputation. Will the cottage's newest resident prove yet again its enchantin…
The hacienda / Isabel Cañas.
"Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, dark secrets, and the woman pulled into their clutches... In the overthrow of the Mexican government, B…
When women were dragons : a novel / Kelly Barnhill.
"Alex Green is a young girl in a world much like ours, except for its most seminal event: the Mass Dragoning of 1955, when hundreds of thousands of ordinary wives and mothers sprouted wings, scales, and talons; left a trail of fiery destruction in their p…
We do what we do in the dark / Michelle Hart.
"Mallory is a freshman in college when she meets the woman. She sees her for the first time at the university’s gym, immediately entranced by this elegant, older person, whom she later learns is married and works at the school. Before long, they begin a c…
Our little world : a novel / Karen Winn.
"From debut author Karen Winn, a powerful and lyrical coming-of-age novel that examines the complicated bond of sisterhood, the corrosive power of envy, and how the traumas of our youths can shape our identities for a lifetime"--Provided by publisher.
Vigil Harbor / Julia Glass.
"A decade in the future, in the historic town of Vigil Harbor, there's been a rash of divorces among the yacht-club set; a marine biologist despairs at the state of the world; a spurned wife is bent on revenge; and the renowned architect Austin Kepner pur…
The discord of gods / Jenn Lyons.
"The Discord of Gods marks the epic conclusion to Jenn Lyons's Chorus of Dragons series, closing out the saga that began with The Ruin of Kings, for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Patrick Rothfuss. Their conflict could end them all. Relos Var's final plans…
Kaikeyi : a novel / Vaishnavi Patel.
""I was born on the full moon under an auspicious constellation, the holiest of positions-much good it did me." So begins Kaikeyi's tale. The only daughter of the kingdom of Kekaya, she is raised on grand stories about the might and benevolence of the god…
Little souls / Sandra Dallas.
"Colorado, 1918. World War I is raging overseas, but it’s the home front battling for survival. With the Spanish Flu rampant, Denver’s schools are converted into hospitals, churches and funeral homes are closed, and horse-drawn wagons collect corpses left…
In the face of the sun : a novel / Denny S. Bryce.
To escape an abusive marriage, Frankie Saunders flees across the country to Los Angeles with her reckless, profane Aunt Daisy, who will do whatever it takes to settle old scores and resolve the past--no matter what the damage, forcing Frankie to make some…
In bloom / Fern Michaels, Lori Foster, Carolyn Brown.
Amazing Gracie: "After years spent traveling the world as a flight attendant, Gracie Walden is ready to stay a little closer to her roots, starting with two weeks at home in Amarillo, Texas. But there's unexpected turbulence between her mother, Ella, and …
Immortal rising / Lynsay Sands.
"Stephanie McGill was attacked and turned when she was just a teenager. Worse, her abilities are unlike any other immortal. Now thirteen years later, with the help of her adopted Argeneau family, Steph has carved out a new--if not lonely--life for herself…
The wrong victim / Allison Brennan.
"A bomb explodes on a sunset charter cruise out of Friday Harbor at the height of tourist season and kills everyone on board. Now this fishing and boating community is in shock and asking who would commit such a heinous crime—the largest act of mass murde…
An honest lie / Tarryn Fisher.
"When Rainy reluctantly agrees to a girls' weekend in Vegas, she's prepared for an exhausting parade of shots and slot machines. But after a wild night, her friend Braithe doesn't come back to the hotel room. And then Rainy gets the text message, sent fro…
The children on the hill / Jennifer McMahon.
"1978: At her renowned treatment center in picturesque Vermont, the brilliant psychiatrist, Dr. Helen Hildreth, is acclaimed for her compassionate work with the mentally ill. But when she’s home with her cherished grandchildren, Vi and Eric, she’s just Gr…
Blood will tell : a novel / Heather Chavez.
"Schoolteacher and single mom Frankie Barrera has always been fiercely protective of her younger sister Izzy—whether Izzy wants her to be or not. But over the years, Izzy’s risky choices have tested Frankie’s loyalty. Never so much as on a night five year…
Three tainted teas / Lynn Cahoon.
"Business is bubbling at Mia's catering service and cooking school, Mia's Morsels, but toil and trouble are not far behind. Mia just accepted her toughest gig yet: last-minute wedding planner for Magic Springs' own Romeo and Juliet. Though the small town …
Murder on Madison Square / Victoria Thompson.
"Sarah and Frank Malloy must catch a scheming killer in this latest gripping installment in the USA Today bestselling Gaslight Mysteries. Former policeman Frank Malloy is frustrated when a woman requests his private detective services to implicate her wea…
The Baxters : a prequel / Karen Kingsbury.
"A terrible storm builds in the morning sky over Bloomington, Indiana, as Elizabeth Baxter prepares to celebrate her daughter Kari's wedding to Tim Jacobs. It's supposed to be a happy day, but Elizabeth can't shake a growing sense of dread. Something bad …
City on fire : a novel / Don Winslow.
"Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance, and set a city on fire. Danny Ryan yearns for a more “leg…
Fame-ish : my life at the edge of stardom / Mary Lynn Rajskub.
"Becoming fame-ish ain’t easy. Judd Apatow must love you, but never put you in one of his movies. Remember to go drunk to your Legally Blonde 2 audition and make sure Paul Thomas Anderson has your cell phone number. Don’t forget to accidentally kiss Rush …
American Seoul : a memoir / Helena Rho.
"Helena Rho was six years old when her family left Seoul, Korea, for America and its opportunities. Years later, her Korean-ness behind her, Helena had everything a model minority was supposed to want: she was married to a white American doctor and had a …