In college Mace Carson saved Kelly Wright’s life. Years later, Mace is shocked to be reunited with the woman he saved. Kelly vows to keep things professional with Mace, until her attacker is released from prison and comes for vengeance.
When seamstress Emma Gladstone approaches the formidable Duke of Ashbury with the bill for his ex-fiancée's wedding dress, she receives a marriage proposal instead. Believing that his battle-scarred face may deter potential brides, Ashbury offers Emma a house and financial independence if she's willing to live with him until she conceives the heir he desperately needs.
Insisting that they're not a couple, two best friends try to help each other find love. Not that they date. At least, not each other. Setting each other up on progressively terrible double blind-dates means there's nothing between them...right? With exuberant humor and unforgettable characters, this romantic comedy is a standout. Loking for a perfect read after The Kiss Quotient? Look no further!
Control. Precision. Family. These are the principles that drive Silver Mercant. Wildness and chaos are the last things she needs in her life. But that's exactly what Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater bear clan, brings with him when he comes to protect her from factions that would bring her down. When a shadow assassin almost succeeds in poisoning Silver, the stakes become deadly serious.
In 1305 Scotland, dragon shifter Cathal MacAlasdair makes a devil’s bargain with alchemist Sophia Metzger, who needs his dragon scales. This leads to explosive passion that neither of them can—or want to—control.
In a near-future society where time travel is possible, Austen aficionado Rachel Katzman is sent back in time with her handsome partner Liam to find Austen's lost manuscript and discover the cause of her fatal illness.
Birch Callahan, who runs a women's shelter and does not want a man in her life, finds her better judgment clouded by her attraction to her new neighbor, Niall MacKeage, a police officer who acts like he is from the twelfth century.
Against her better judgment, bakery owner Evangeline Tregre gets involved with Amur leopard shifter Alonzo Massi. She soon finds her life in mortal danger as their secret lives are threatened by an enemy.
Abandoned by a cruel fate, lovely Dougless Montgomery lies weeping upon a cold tombstone in an English church. Nicholas Stafford, Earl of Thornwyck appears...and according to his tombstone he died in 1564. Drawn to his side by a bond so sudden and compelling it overshadows reason, Dougless knows that Nicholas is nothing less than a miracle: a man who does not seek to change her, who finds her perfect, fascinating, just as she is. What Dougless never imagined was how strong the chains are that tie them to the past...or the grand adventure that lay before them.
London gardener Amy Wilde falls for a stranger she meets at a friend's party and is astonished to learn he is a prince, a situation that leads to a scandalous engagement and Amy's doubts about whether she will enjoy life as a royal.
American Rebecca Porter was never one for fairy tales. Yet Bex seeks adventure at Oxford and finds herself living down the hall from Prince Nicholas, Great Britain's future king. And when Bex can't resist falling for Nick, the person behind the prince, it propels her into a world she did not expect to inhabit, under a spotlight she is not prepared to face.
Determined to marry a well-bred Englishwoman, the Duke of Trent instead, after a steamy encounter, finds himself drawn to adventuresome American heiress Merry Pelford, who has infamously jilted two fiancés and is on the run from her third.
While investigating suspicious wolves in a national park, Law Enforcement Park Ranger and werewolf Eric Silver encounters forester Pepper Greystock, an un-mated, she-wolf pack leader, who, after being burned by one too many alphas, refuses to give him the time of day.
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty that enthralls him. Toby is able to distinguish Graydon from his twin brother and according to family legend, this marks her as Graydon's true love. But Graydon knows there is no way that they can be together, for he is heir to the Lanconian throne and must marry a noble woman chosen for him.
Charity impersonates her deceased husband, Mr. Robbie Selby, while escorting her sister-in-law Louisa in search of a proper suitor. Alistair, the Marquess of Pembroke, is charmed by Robbie. Could he take to wife a woman who dresses and lives as a man even though she is all woman underneath? A delightful book with beautiful character development, emotional thrills, and a swoon-worthy courtship.
When a terrible crime committed on the night of a dinner party casts suspicion on a young couple who seemed to have it all, Detective Rasbach discovers that the panicked duo had been hiding dangerous secrets from each other for years.
In his elegant memoir, Isaac delves into his lifelong battles with weight, insomnia, and depression. He tells what it was like to be an out gay man in a homophobic age and to witness the ravaging effects of the AIDS epidemic. Brimming with intimate details and inimitable wit, Isaac's narrative reveals not just the glamour of his years, but the grit beneath the glitz. Rich with memorable stories from in and out of the spotlight, I.M. illuminates deep emotional truths.
A searingly frank memoir of food, weight, self-image and learning how to feed one's hunger in healthy ways, drawing on the popular essays of her long-running Tumblr blog to illuminate the challenges of navigating the boundaries between self-comfort and self-care.
Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries. This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology--with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners--will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.
Crosley’s collection of essays is a humorous and witty look at life. She writes on a range of topics, from the noisy teenage boy next door who disturbs her peace, to the time she appeared on Gossip Girl, to climbing a volcano. Each essay is fresh and funny; I found myself smiling throughout. – Stephanie
Returning to her hometown after a long absence to investigate the murders of two girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings.
Presents the story of two young lovers whose furtive affair is shaped by local unrest on the eve of a civil war that erupts in a cataclysmic bombing attack, forcing them to abandon their previous home and lives.
Discovering he played a key role in condemning an innocent man to death row, FBI Domestic Terrorism Unit agent Gil Martins struggles with family estrangement and a loss of faith while endeavoring to stop a religious zealot who is targeting secular public figures.
This visually stunning book is filled with hundreds of great book suggestions. I found so many new titles here to add to my ‘To Be Read’ list and the little passages are perfect bite size reading. Lovely and informative. – Cat
Nero Wolfe is one of fiction’s greatest detectives but he’s an armchair detective who most definitely needs his wise-cracking assistant, Archie Goodwin, to do the footwork. In the first book of the series, someone make a gift of a deadly snake to Nero and Archie suspects it means Wolfe is close to solving a devilishly clever murder.
The former Google executive, editorial director of Twitter and self-described introvert offers networking advice for anyone who has ever cancelled a coffee date due to social anxiety—about how to nurture a vibrant circle of reliable contacts without leaving your comfort zone.
In the hallowed halls of Oxford's Merlin College, the most talented--and highest born--sons of the Kingdom of Britain are taught the intricacies of magickal theory. But what dazzles can also destroy, as Gray Marshall is about to discover...
In the world of Grand Prix, there’s an attempt by the Russians to sabotage a race at, the most dangerous track in Europe. Bond is in the driving seat but events swiftly take an unexpected turn, pitching him into an entirely different race with implications that could change the world.
This is a beautifully written story of one teen girl’s growth as she comes to terms with herself and her past traumas. Set in the same fantasy world as Hartman’s Seraphina it's an exploration of self-reliance and redemption in a wholly original fantasy.
Fish Girl, a young mermaid living in an aquarium, has never interacted with anyone until a chance encounter with an ordinary girl, Livia. Their friendship inspires FishGirl's longing for freedom, independence, and a life beyond the aquarium tank.
Eighteen months after Vivien, his beloved girlfriend, slipped into a coma after a suicide attempt, eighteen-year-old Miles begins healing while photographing her empty shoes against the stark landscapes of Iceland.
Future investigative reporter Sabrina, fourteen, researches a popular website where people post horror videos, hoping to prove they are not as real as they seem until her sister, a big fan of the site, disappears.
Louna's summer job is helping brides plan their perfect day, even though she stopped believing in happily-ever-after when her first love ended tragically. But charming Ambrose isn't about to be discouraged.
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.
After being hospitalized for insisting that her mother was murdered, not killed in an accidental fire, Grace goes to live with her grandfather, one of the most powerful ambassadors in the world. As she pursues her mother’s murderer, she uncovers an international conspiracy of unsettling proportions, and must choose her friends and watch her foes carefully if she and the world are to be saved. First in the Embassy Row series.
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.
Tina, a 16-year-old Congolese refugee living in Kenya, has been planning revenge for her mother's death for years as she’s hidden among a local gang of thieves. Just when she’s ready to take action she discovers she may not have all the facts. A gripping narrative, twisted puzzle of a mystery, and nail-biting thriller driven by a tough, smart, realistic heroine.
The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.
Sensitive Molly tries to support her once-cynical twin Cassie when Cassie falls head over heels with a cute new girl. If Molly can win over the girl’s hipster boy-sidekick, her life will be made, but an unexpected love triangle and twin dynamics complicate things.
Jorge is big enough that nobody really messes with him, but he's also a genuinely sweet guy with a solid, reliable group of friends. When the group dynamic among the boys starts to shift, will Jorge be able to balance what his friends expect of him versus what he actually wants?
Everyone feels worried at times, and young children are no exception. Friendly and reassuring, this book geared to preschool and primary children explains what worries are and how it feels to be worried.
Three students are chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. It's only by secretly joining forces and using their unique talents that the trio is able to uncover the truth behind the Ambrose Deception.
When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true--she's finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish.
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.
Pink is for boys . . . and girls . . . and everyone! This timely and beautiful picture book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blue/pink gender binary and empowers kids-and their grown-ups-to express themselves in every color of the rainbow.