Francis, Patry, author
Set in the late 1950s through 1960s in a small town in Massachusetts, this novel follows the Moscatelli family - Dahlia and Louie, foster parents, and their long-term foster children Jimmy, Zaidie, and - the irrevocable changes in their lives when a six-year-old indigenous girl, Agnes, comes to live with them. Agnes Juniper arrives with no knowledge of her Native American heritage or herself. As the years pass and outside forces threaten to tear them apart, the children, now young adults, must find the courage and resilience to save themselves and each other.
Duncan, Emily A., author.
"The girl, the monster, the prince, the queen ... must unite once more to fight the dark chaos they've unleashed - but is it already too late?"-- Provided by publisher.
Your Brilliant Baby will love exploring all the applications of math and where they can find it in their daily lives, like learning what's hotter or colder, checking the score of the game, and seeing math in skyscrapers, rocket ships, and more!
This brand-new series will introduce and explore all the different subjects your brilliant baby will soon master! Your Brilliant Baby will love learning about all the different types of music they can groove, dance, and boogie along to, as well as being introduced to instruments such as cellos, pianos, trumpets, saxophones, and more!
"Peek through the pages to help each baby find their daddy! This book has gorgeous, colorful illustrations and a sweet poem that's perfect for reading with your little one."--Back cover.
"Peek through the pages to help each baby critter find their mommy! This rhyming board book is perfect for parents and children to share."--Back cover.
Carr, Jack (Joint pseudonym), author
It's been twenty years since 9/11. The enemy has been patient, learning, and adapting. And the enemy is ready to strike again. A new president offers hope to a country weary of conflict. He's a young, popular, self-made visionary - but he's also a man with a secret. Meanwhile, in a classified facility five stories underground, a young PhD student has gained access to a level of bioweapons known only to a select number of officials. A second-generation agent, he has been assigned a mission that will bring his adopted homeland to its knees.
Scottoline, Lisa, author
Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Their friendship blossoms to love, with both Sandro and Marco hoping to win Elisabetta's heart. But in the autumn of 1937, all of that begins to change as Mussolini asserts his power, aligning Italy's Fascists with Hitler's Nazis and altering the very laws that govern Rome. In time, everything that the three hold dear is tested in ways they never could have imagined.
Meghji, Riaz, author
"You are one conversation away from changing your life. We all crave connection. We were never meant to live alone or communicate only in 'likes' and retweets. In Every Conversation Counts, TV host and human connection keynote speaker Riaz Meghji digs deep into the dangers of isolation and loneliness, our social pandemic, that have been brought into sharp relief by the coronavirus crisis. He tackles a uniquely modern question: why are we so connected, and yet so alone--and how can we reconnect? Sharing personal insights from powerful interviews and years of on-air experience, Meghji offers 5 simple habits for building extraordinary relationships. He explains how to spark authentic conversations, win trust, create new business, and collaborate effectively. Meghji points a way forward to a better future--one in which we express genuine curiosity about others, listen with our whole hearts, show up as our authentic selves, and make every conversation count."-- Provided by publisher.
Banks, Russell, 1940- author.
A septuagenarian leftist documentary filmmaker gives a last interview from his mythologized life to a former star student to whom he discloses his experiences as a draft dodger who fled to a new life in Montreal.
Laporte, Nicole, author.
An exposae of the Varsity Blues scandal reveals how an unscrupulous college counselor named Rick Singer preyed on the desperation of wealthy, upper class, insecure parents who sought to have their children admitted to elite colleges to maintain their ownsocial status.
Meltzer, Brad, author.
This picture book biography follows Frida Kahlo's start as an artist and how she integrated her unique way of looking at the world into her art.
Patterson, James, 1947- author
The building at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen residents pay their rent, Robinson doesn't ask any questions. Neither does Sheriff Clayton Spears, who lives on the second floor. Then Mitchell Cline arrives, with a deadly new way of doing business. His crew of local killers break laws, deal drugs, and bring violence to the front door. That's when Robinson realizes, with the help of journalist Susan Solie, that leaving the city is no escape from the reality of evil, or the responsibility for action.
Page, Susan, 1951- author
The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history, written by bestselling author and USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page.
Robson, Jennifer, 1970- author
It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews. Antonina Mazin has but one hope to survive—to leave Venice and her beloved parents and hide in the countryside with a man she has only just met. Nico Gerardi was studying for the priesthood until circumstances forced him to leave the seminary to run his family's farm. Rather than risk a perilous escape across the mountains, Nina will pose as his new bride. And to keep her safe and protect secrets of his own, Nico and Nina must convince prying eyes they are happily married and in love. But farm life is not easy for a city girl who dreams of becoming a doctor, and Nico's provincial neighbors are wary of this soft and educated woman they do not know. Even worse, their distrust is shared by a local Nazi official with a vendetta against Nico.
Tobin, Paul, 1965- author
Young adventurers Patrice Blazing and Nate Timely fend off a 'fun-dead' neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon!
Of the three brothers, it was Ethan who shared his father's passion for the Maryland shore. And now with his father gone, Ethan is determined to make the family boatbuilding business a success. There is young Seth, who needs him more than ever. And a woman he has always loved but never believed he could have.
Jeter, Derek, 1974-
"As Derek and his team tackle playoffs, everyone deals with the pressure in different ways. And practice gets intense! One of Derek's teammates, Avery, starts being especially hard on herself. She isn't even enjoying the game anymore. Can Derek and the rest of the team pull her out of her funk?"--Provided by publisher.