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  • Adam Grant

    Brought to you by Penguin. The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In recent months, the pandemic has forced us all to reevaluate our assumptions about health and safety and multiple acts of police brutality have challenged most of us to reconsider our responsibility for fighting racism. Yet in our daily...read more

  • Adam Grant

    Persistence and creativity can lead to amazing things, as Leif the leaf discovers in this lovely storybook from Allison Sweet Grant and Adam Grant, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Originals. Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. 'All leaves fall in the fall,' say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite, a parachute in hopes of softening his landing. The clock is ticking, the wind is blowing. What will happen when a gust of wind pulls Leif from his branch? In a culture that prizes achievement, kids are often afraid to...read more

  • Adam Grant

    Adam Grant, the bestselling author of Give and Take, teams with his wife, Allison, to share the lighthearted tale of a gift in search of a giver--a classic in the making and the perfect conversation starter about thoughtfulness. This delightful book--one of Amazon's 2019 Holiday Gift Picks and Most Anticipated Books--is designed to start conversations with kids about generosity. In the tradition of Goodnight Gorilla, the words are intentionally spare. The book is meant to be read interactively, with adults posing questions so kids can guess what's happening (and why). Praised by both parents and teachers for sparking imagination and eliciting discussion, the story can be interpreted...read more

  • Adam Grant

    #1 New York Times Bestseller   “THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much more—it requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it. I’ve never felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” —Brené Brown, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question...read more

  • James Patterson

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The House Next Door, written by James Patterson. Read by Lauren Fortgang, Christopher Ryan Grant and Adam Sims. From the world's bestselling thriller writer – three chilling stories in one book! The House Next Door (with Susan DiLallo): Married mother of four Laura Sherman was thrilled when her new neighbour invited her on some errands. But a few quick tasks became a long lunch – and now things could go too far with a man who isn't what he seems... The Killer's Wife (with Max DiLallo): Six girls have gone missing. Detective McGrath knows the only way to find them is to get close to the suspect's wife... maybe too close. The...read more

  • V.L. Silva

    The Bobcats are out, and it's mating season Sarah Barnet University has a tradition. It's called The Hunt. It's the night the football team hunts down a girl on campus and dubs her his Kitten, to serve at his beck and call. And somehow, I'd forgotten all about it, which is the only reason I was caught, collared, and put to work. Traditions suck. Having no ambition to be anyone's doormat-or worse, I turn to the only way out. The captain. Bas. His body is the work of art and cruel design. One look into his eyes and my blood turns to molten lava. I turned to him for freedom, but Bas offered something else. Captivity. I'm bound to him. And while mind tells me to get away. My heart doesn't. ...read more

  • Carl Weber

    Ride along with Carl Weber and C. N. Phillips for this fresh, enthralling spin-off to the Family Business series as the heir to a crime family finds himself targeted by an enemy and he'll need more than his family by blood to save him ... Nevada Duncan is the heir to the Duncan and Zuniga crime family fortunes, but before he can take the mantle of power, he has to be educated about the family business. So, with the encouragement of his father and grandfather, he enrolls in his father's alma mater, Chi's Finishing School. Chi's is the world's most elite school for the children of underworld figures. On Nevada's first day of school, he hooks up with a group of misfit freshmen from around...read more

  • V.L. Silva

    Ireland Steinburgen is absolutely determined to never love again. Happy endings only exist in fairytales, and she's tired of being let down over, and over, and over again. The one common denominator? Men. Now that she's moved her life from her small Southern hometown all the way to the big city of San Francisco, she's convinced she can make it in life, blissfully happy in her singledom. Of course, she'd be an awful lot happier if she could get a handle on her temper and hold down a job. Which is how she ends up interviewing to be the assistant to the CEO of McKnight Industries. But when Zach McKnight, billionaire playboy extraordinaire, steps through his office door and straight into her...read more