Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love. But four years into their marriage Yejide is still not pregnant. She assumes she still has time--until her family arrives on her doorstep with a young woman they introduce as Akin's second wife
A murder in a small English village leads Hercule Poirot into a strange mystery involving a determined, curious spinster, the local doctor, and a wide range of suspects with possible motives and mysterious relationships.
I read this teen graphic novel over the weekend. It has Darth Vader making his new base on the planet Mustafar, where he lost his wife, Padme Amidala, and almost died in his battle with Obi-Wan Kenobi (shown in the movie Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith). This is where Darth Vader was born. Cool!
Bazaar is a colorful, flavourful and satisfying celebration of vegetable dishes, designed tosuit every occasion and every palate. The magic of this cookbook is that you won't feel like anything is missing, with dishes full of easy-to-achieve flavors and depth that would win over even the most die-hard carnivore.
A psychological thriller that starts out like Rear Window and then veers off into unexpected places. An agoraphobic recluse languishes in her New York City home, drinking wine and spying on her neighbors. She believes she witnessed a crime that threatens to expose her secrets. In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one--and nothing--is what it seems.
To emigrate or not? That’s the question facing pregnant Signe and her family. They go... then wish they hadn't. After a difficult trip from Norway to Minnesota, they're met with demanding relatives who force them into harsh labor to repay their passage. With fascinating insight into early-1900s' life and the trials immigrants faced, this is the first of the series.
When Jessica signs up for a psychology study, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more intense and invasive, she begins to feel as though they may know what she's thinking...and what she's hiding. Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.
Lovers of Agatha Christie and Jacqueline Winspear will enjoy this elegant murder mystery set on a holiday at the English seaside. Love, jealousy, and revenge are tangled together in this smart and sophisticated British mystery reminiscent of the genre’s golden age. Book one of the Amory Ames series.
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance in this charming detective series. Watch the delightful adaptation on AcornTV.
After an art dealer is found dead in his gallery, book editor Samantha Clair is caught between loyalties to her new boyfriend, police inspector Jake Field, and her ex-boyfriend, the deceased's art-dealing partner. Armed with her trusty weapons of satire, cynicism, and a stock of irrelevant information culled from novels, she races to find a killer who’s determined to find her first. Second in the series and every bit as good as the first!
Travel the world with Eric Weiner as he journeys from Athens to Silicon Valley--and throughout history, too--to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times. He sets out to examine the connection between our surroundings and our most innovative ideas and redefines the argument about how genius came to be.
Fox travels along the U.S.-Canadian border, meeting all kinds of people and sharing the history of the border, Native Americans, westward settlement, the Great Lakes and more. He also documents the environmental changes happening on the landscape the border crosses. It’s eye-opening, interesting, and something different!
An enormously popular blogger, Luvvie Ajayi has become a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture. Her debut book of humorous essays dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our digital, connected lives. With a lighthearted, razor sharp wit and a unique perspective, she gives us a vividly humorous handbook for the social-media generation.
Recounts the story behind Theranos, the medical equipment company that misled investors to believe they developed a revolutionary blood testing machine, detailing how its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, perpetuated the lie to bolster the value of the company by billions.
Rose Woodrowe is getting married to Tyler Masson - a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter...
Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every reader will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of regret.
The original Memory, Sorrow and Thorn series is a seminal work of modern epic fantasy, and is credited by quite a number of authors with inspiring their own series, including George R.R. Martin. Now Williams returns to his saga of the realm of Osten-Ard. Thirty years have passed and the world has reached a critical turning point once again. The realm is threatened by divisive forces – old allies are lost, others are lured down darker paths, and a long-vanquished foe is stirring once again.
High school cheerleader Jenna is slowly losing her best friend, Raejean, and the trust of her teammates after an incident at a party. Through miscommunication, misinterpretation, and retaliation the world as she knows it crumbles around her.
Everybody likes Chris Goodman, but when he’s found dead, no one understands how something like this could happen. Inspired by a tragic true event, the author uses a multi-voice narrative – including the view of the 15-year-old killer – to examine the unexplainable murder and the fateful summer of 1979 leading up to it.
When Marjorie, who’s in charge of her family's laundry business, encounters Wendell, a ghost seeking purpose in the forbidden human world, the pair must find a solution to Wendell's hauntings that are causing chaos in Marjorie's life.
With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way...taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure in this steampunk novel set in an alternate war-torn Europe.
On the anniversary of their best friend Summer's death, a seemingly insignificant discovery resurrects the mystery and pulls Mia and Brynn back together once again. But as the lines begin to blur between past and present and fiction and reality, the girls must confront what really happened in the woods all those years ago--no matter how monstrous.
Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button.Only he isn't sure he wants to.
Prince Sebastian’s secret weapon is the brilliant dressmaker Frances—one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes he wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness. How long can she defer her dreams to protect a prince?
Told through letters, aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle learns a lesson about love while directing a movie for the Midsummer Night arts festival, in which her longtime crush and his twin brother are also participating.
Vera’s mother can’t afford to send her to a luxury summer camp, so Vera attends Russian summer camp. Nothing could prepare her for all the "cool girl" drama, endless Russian history lessons, and outhouses straight out of nightmares!
As Wild Chalklings threaten the American Isles and Rithmatists are humanity's only defense, Joel can only watch as Rithmatist students learn the magical art that he would do anything to practice. But as the Rithmatists begin to disappear, Joel finds himself on the trail of an unexpected discovery in this engrossing tale of danger, suspense, and strategy.
Lord Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, and his sidekick, Nimona, a young shapeshifter, must prove to the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
When popular Lizzie Lovett goes missing, seventeen-year-old Hawthorne, a lonely misfit, finds herself becoming obsessed with solving the mystery. She’s convinced Lizzie will turn up at any moment – which means the time for speculation is now. Told with a unique voice that’s both hilarious and heart-wrenching, Hawthorn’s quest for proof of her theory may uncover the greatest truth is within herself.
Life on the Mars station was grim, and since Earth was no longer an option, it was time to find a new home. That's how we ended up on Choom with the Zhuri with aliens who look like giant mosquitos. They don't like us and if humankind is going to survive, it's up to my family to change their minds. No pressure.
A counting book full of numbers, words, and beautiful objects to discover .In this clever lift-the-flap book, each page appears to have only one object on it. But lift the flaps and look again to discover what is really going on.
Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems. Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, she boldly faces any situation, assuming her imagination doesn't get too big, of course!
This board book version of Rosa Parks -- an international bestseller from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to the "Mother of the Freedom Movement."
Meet Bink and Gollie, two precocious little girls-who share three comical adventures. Full of quick-witted repartee, this story is a hilarious ode to exuberance and camaraderie, imagination and adventure!
The Greystone kids thought they knew. They've been a happy family, just the three of them and their mom. But everything changes when reports of three kidnapped children reach the Greystone kids, and they're shocked by the startling similarities between themselves and these complete strangers?
A creature has eaten his friend. Now he's on a journey to find a new one with hilarious consequences in this bright, subversive debut picture book.
Heidi McKinnon delivers a hilariously macabre story with colorful illustrations and a satisfying, dry wit
Twelve-year-old Shayla is allergic to trouble. All she wants to do is to follow the rules.But in junior high, it’s like all the rules have changed. Now she’s suddenly questioning who her best friends are and some people at school are saying she’s not black enough. Wait, what?
After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Eventually, they enlist the help of a small mechanical rabbit named Miskit. Together with Miskit, they face the most terrifying monster of all, and Em finally has the chance to save someone she loves.