Hard-boiled Sam Kovac and razor-tongued Nikki Liska, Minneapolis, MN police detectives, take on multiple twisted cases in this suspenseful thriller that explores a murder from the past, a murder from the present, and a life that was never meant to be.
Being responsible for the hopes of an entire town is a heavy burden, and the semi-final match of a hockey game is the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil. Accusations are made and, like ripples on a pond, they travel through all of Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected.
The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate them, and she's on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice--and in Nova. But her allegiance is to the villains who have the power to end them both. Read this teen novel and enter a high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal.
Two interwoven mysteries takes place at a famous private school. The first occurred soon after the school opened and becomes a great unsolved crime of American history. Now, a new student has an ambitious plan to solve the cold case. But the perpetrator of the original crime appears to be back and death revisits Ellingham Academy. The tales dovetail brilliantly in this first book of a new teen series.
Traces the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a Yemeni-American in San Francisco, and his dream of resurrecting the ancient art of cultivating, roasting, and importing Yemeni coffee, an endeavor that is challenged by the brutal realities of Yemen's 2015 civil war.
A collection of entertaining personal essays that are self-deprecating, honest, heartbreaking and heartwarming (I highly recommend the audio version). Irby tackles everything from her complicated childhood to mental health to modern dating. I especially enjoyed her essays on falling in love and how surprisingly predictable and boring it can be – and should be?
In this pioneering work, readers will find engaging scientific research and stories from historical geniuses and everyday individuals who have not only made the most of their conditions, but who have flourished because of them.
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
Stella Lane, a successful but shy mathematician with Asperger’s, hires a hot male escort to teach her how to enjoy the sexual side of relationships. But what happens when their no-nonsense partnership starts to make a strange kind of sense?
Carpool mom Francis Bloom is sometimes an unwilling witness to her neighbors' private lives, and this is taken to a new level when she accidentally walks on in her neighbor making love with a man who is not her husband. Told from multiple points of view, this novel about four families and their neighborhood carpool is both snarky and poignant.
In 1938, two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on location, the other intending to disassemble it and ship it home. Twenty years later, when a rogue CIA agent learns that both expeditions are still out in the wilderness, he embarks on a mission to exploit the temple as a geopolitical pawn.
In this thrilling chapter in Faye Kellerman’s bestselling series, Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome unsolved murders.
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.
A compelling murder mystery that stands out for its exceptionally beautiful descriptions of the seaside monastery setting and its exploration into the secrets of its many inhabitants. Great for fans of murder mysteries and literary fiction. Book 11 in the Inspector Adam Dalgliesh series.
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill. This monster is different. It’s an ancient, wild creature, and it wants something from Conor.
Students, teachers, and staff from a High School in Milwaukee vanished. Light years away, 513 people find themselves in the middle of an ancient wilderness. Where are they? Why are they there? The answers will prove stranger than anyone could imagine.
If there are any rules of sisterhood, "Don't fall for the same guy" should be one of them. But sometimes chemistry grows where you least expect it. In the end, there may be a price to pay for romancing a prince.
Separated from her detained mother after moving from Haiti to America, Fabiola struggles to navigate the home of her loud cousins and a new school on Detroit's gritty west side, where a surprising romance and a dangerous proposition challenge her ideas about freedom.
Naeem is a Bangledeshi teenager whose mistakes catch up with him. The cops offer him a choice: either spy on his Muslim neighbors or face a police record. As the line between informing and entrapping blurs. Is he saving or betraying his community?
After a series of suicide-killings and a deadly storm, the residents of the town of Oleander, Kansas, start acting even more strangely than would be expected. Only the 5 witnesses of the murders retain their sound minds, and must band together to save the town from whatever has come over it.
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an adventurer for the 19th century. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards and fights her way through the countryside.
On the eve of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, Mercy Wong--daughter of Chinese immigrants--is struggling to hold her own among the spoiled heiresses at prestigious St. Clare's School. When tragedy strikes, everyone must band together in this extraordinary tale of survival.
Winnie Mehta’s relationship with Raj was written in the stars, or at least she thought so until she found him hooking up with another girl. As a self-proclaimed Bollywood expert, Winnie knows this is not how her perfect ending is scripted. Dev, a charming film geek, challenges Winnie to look beyond her horoscope and choose for herself. But does falling for Dev mean giving up on her prophecy and her chance to live happily ever after?
Honey and Leon are rescue mutts whose dads often have to go away on glamorous and important business. Careful to remain incognito, the two pups shadow their dads on a trip across the sea, keeping them out of danger at every turn!
From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. Jazz's story is based on her real-life experience and she tells it in a simple, clear way that will be appreciated by picture book readers, their parents, and teachers.
Who? explores the relationships babies form with the people and things they love the most. The text's repetitive verse and melodic voice will captivate babies and toddlers and draw them into the sounds and images of the book.
Have you ever wondered if a lion is stronger than a tiger, or if a hippo can beat a rhino in battle? This series has all the answers, creating fictional combat scenarios between some of the toughest animals in nature. Best for ages 7-10.
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. As they sit down to draw together, however, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.