In HOMEGOING, two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Stretching from the wars of Ghana to slavery, the Civil War in America, the coal mines in the American South to the Great Migration and twentieth-century Harlem, Yaa Gyasi’s novel moves through histories and geographies … For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa. That’s what fifteen-year-old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation in GRACE ... THE GIRLS is a brilliant work of fiction—and an indelible portrait of girls, and of the women they become … In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen, René Sel and Charles Duquet, arrive in New France. Bound to a feudal lord, a “seigneur,” for three years in exchange for land, they become wood-cutters—BARKSKINS … Four friends. Twenty years. One unexpected journey. Inseparable throughout college, Eva, Benedict, Sylvie, and Lucien graduate in 1997, into an exhilarating world on the brink of a new millennium in INVINCIBLE SUMMER.
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SMART MOM, RICH MOM explores how women today are navigating the financially challenging career/parenting years. Written by a national money columnist and mom of two, the book chronicles people who have stayed in the game—full-time, freelance, self-employed, and more—and emerged more prosperous and empowered … Saturday, October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. His beloved dog—a six-year-old golden retriever named Gonker—bolts into the woods. Just like that, he has vanished. And Gonker has Addison’s disease. If he’s not found in twenty-three days—he will die in DOG GONE … THE EGO IS THE ENEMY draws on a vast array of stories and examples, from literature to philosophy to history. We meet fascinating figures like Howard Hughes, Katharine Graham, Bill Belichick, and Eleanor Roosevelt, all of whom reached the highest levels of power and success by conquering their own egos … The OUTLANDER COOKBOOK is a of recipes inspired by the Outlander characters—a culinary retelling of Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling series. Readers and cooks time-travel from Outlander through A Breath of Snow and Ashes, and along the way encounter authentic recipes, modern interpretations, and creative dishes that are both doable and delicious … THE MAKE-AHEAD KITCHEN allows you to skip the hassle of last-minute meals and leftovers and replace them with simple, healthy, delicious, and easy-to-prepare make-ahead dishes!
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MYSTERY & THRILLER
A long-functioning drug addict, decorated former police detective Frank Marr has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally discovering a kidnapped teenage girl in the home of an Adams Morgan drug gang, Frank becomes a hero and is thrust into the spotlight. He reluctantly agrees to investigate the disappearance of another girl in THE SECOND GIRL … In I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS a man and his girlfriend are on their way to a secluded farm. When the two take an unexpected detour, she is left stranded in a deserted high school, wondering if there is any escape at all. What follows is a twisted unraveling that will haunt you long after the last page is turned … In the WIDOWMAKER, Game warden Mike Bowditch goes looking for a family secret in a Maine ski town and discovers a vigilante who seems to be targeting sex offenders … Magnus “Steps” Craig, dubbed “The Human Bloodhound” by the media, is part of the elite three-man Special Tracking Unit of the FBI. When the remains of a murdered woman are found, Steps recognizes the shine, uncovering the signature at both scenes—the mark of a sad face in COLLECTING THE DEAD … In MISSING, PRESUMED, Manon Bradshaw is a devoted and respected member of the Cambridgeshire police force. One night, after yet another disastrous Internet date, she turns on her police radio to help herself fall asleep—and receives an alert that sends her to a puzzling crime scene.
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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
In post-cyberpunk political thriller, IMFOMOCRACY, it’s been twenty years and two election cycles since Information, a powerful search engine monopoly pioneered the switch from warring nation-states to global micro-democracy. With another election on the horizon, the Supermajority is in tight contention, and everything’s on the line … THE LONG COSMOS is the thrilling conclusion to the internationally bestselling Long Earth series explores the greatest question of all: what is the meaning of life … When her beloved grandmother dies suddenly, 22-year-old Lissa Nevsky is left with no choice but to take over her grandmother’s magical position in their small folk community. That includes honoring a debt owed to the dangerous stranger who appears at Lissa’s door in SPELLS OF BLOOD AND KIN … In FALSE HEARTS, two formerly conjoined sisters are ensnared in a murderous plot involving psychoactive drugs, shared dreaming, organized crime, and a sinister cult … AGE OF MYTH answers the question what does it mean if the gods can be killed in this epic new fantasy series…
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PARANORMAL & URBAN FANTASY
There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In THIS SAVAGE SONG, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake … The ALLEGIANCE OF HONOR, the Psy-Changeling world has undergone a staggering transformation and now stands at a crossroads. The Trinity Accord promises a new era of cooperation between disparate races and groups … STILETTO, The Rook returns to clinch an alliance between deadly rivals and avert epic—and slimy—supernatural war … Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is back in THE CURSE OF THE TENTH GRAVE, and battling gods are on earth to kill someone dear to her heart—and one of them stole her heart a very long time ago …
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Once upon a time, in a land far, far away (Los Angeles)…When Cedric, crowned prince of Caelum, and his fellow royal friends (including his betrothed, Kat) find themselves stranded in modern-day L.A. via a magical portal and an evil traitor named Malquin, all they want to do is get home to Caelum—soon in THE MARKED GIRL … Told through alternating points of view, HOW IT ENDS is a wildly fast but deeply moving read about a friendship in crisis … Set in a 19th-century South African fantasy world, STEEPLEJACK is a fresh take on historical fantasy where political secrets unfold surrounding the thelf of the Beacon, a historical icon … IVORY AND BONE is a sweeping prehistoric fantasy— with high-stakes survival, blinding betrayal, and star-crossed love … LOOK BOTH WAYS is the story of a girl hoping she’s found a place to belong during her theater apprenticeship—only to learn that neither talent nor love is as straightforward as she thinks.
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