Searching for: "Alma Cuervo"

  • Tommy Orange

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of There There by Tommy Orange, read by Darrell Dennis, Shaun Taylor-Corbett, Alma Cuervo and Kyla Garcia. Jacquie Red Feather and her sister Opal grew up together, relying on each other during their unsettled childhood. As adults they were driven apart, but Jacquie is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind. That’s why she is there. Dene is there because he has been collecting stories to honour his uncle's death. Edwin is looking for his true father. Opal came to watch her boy Orvil dance. All of them are connected by bonds they may not yet understand. All of them are there for the cultural celebration...read more

  • Leila Cobo

    LIKE A BLAZING SHOOTING STAR, JENNI RIVERA LIT UP THE LIVES OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, YET THE SKY SWEPT HER AWAY BEFORE HER TIME Jenni Rivera: The Incredible Life of a Warrior Butterfly:    •  Full color photos     •  The complete discography of Jenni Rivera    •  Billboard lists of sales rankings of Jenni's songs    •  Exclusive interviews     •  A complete, entertaining, and objective biography    •  Written by one of the country’s leading experts in Latin music  Jenni Rivera was the top-selling...read more

  • Alexandra Fuller

    The debut novel from the bestselling author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Leaving Before the Rains Come.    “Awe inspiring . . . An ardent, original, and beautifully wrought book.” —The New York Times Book Review Lakota Oglala Sioux Nation, South Dakota. Two Native American cousins, Rick Overlooking Horse and You Choose Watson, are pitted against each other as their tribe is torn apart by infighting. Rick chooses the path of peace and stays; You Choose, violent and unpredictable, strikes out on his own. When he returns, after three decades behind bars, he disrupts the fragile peace and threatens the lives of the entire reservation. A...read more

  • Tommy Orange

    ONE OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW WINNER OF THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, The Boston Globe, GQ, The Dallas Morning News, Buzzfeed, BookPage, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews    NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER  Tommy Orange’s “groundbreaking, extraordinary” (The New York Times) There There is the “brilliant, propulsive” (People Magazine) story of twelve unforgettable characters, Urban Indians living in Oakland, California, who...read more

  • Paula Bernstein

    This is the astonishing true story of Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein, who shared a personal history for more than three decades—and didn't know it. In her mid-30s, Schein finally decided to call an adoption agency to learn about her biological mother. Not expecting much, she instead got the surprise of her life. Her identical twin sister, Bernstein, lived just minutes...read more

  • Lisa Black

    Former forensic scientist Lisa Black taps her expertise for this tale of investigator Theresa MacLean and the perplexing case she tackles. A dead woman has been found in the woods, and the cause is unclear. The leading theory is that she wandered off and froze, but Theresa senses something far more sinister. 'Lisa Black wows us with another tense and unputdownable thriller. She is, quite simply, one of the best storytellers around.'-Tess Gerritsen, best-selling...read more

  • Brando Skyhorse

    Reminiscent of Sherman Alexie and Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed author Brando Skyhorse’s “engaging storytelling” (Vanity Fair) brings the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles to life in this poignant and propulsive novel following several generations of Mexican immigrants through their shifting cultural and physical landscapes. The Madonnas of Echo Park is both a grand mural of a Los Angeles neighborhood and an intimate glimpse into the lives of the men and women who struggle to lose their ethnic identity in the pursuit of the American dream. Each chapter summons a different voice—poetic, fierce, comic. We meet Hector, a day laborer who trolls the streets for work...read more

  • Colm Toibin

    On the heels of his bestselling and award-winning novel Brooklyn, Colm Tóibín returns with a stunning collection of stories—now available in paperback—“a book that’s both a perfect introduction to Tóibín and, for longtime fans, a bracing pleasure” ( The Seattle Times ). Critics praised Brooklyn as a “beautifully rendered portrait of Brooklyn and provincial Ireland in the 1950s.” In The Empty Family, Tóibín has extended his imagination further, offering an incredible range of periods and characters—people linked by love, loneliness, desire—“the unvarying dilemmas of the human heart” ( The...read more

  • Marisa De los Santos

    When Martin Grace enters the hip Philadelphia coffee shop Cornelia Brown manages, her life changes forever. But little does she know that her newfound love is only the harbinger of greater changes to come. Meanwhile, across town, Clare Hobbs-eleven years old and abandoned by her erratic mother-goes looking for her lost father. She crosses paths with Cornelia while meeting with him at the cafE, and the two women form an improbable friendship that carries them through the unpredictable currents of love and...read more

  • Nicole Krauss

    From the internationally best-selling author of The History of Love comes this stunning novel. Great House follows the multiple owners of one writing desk and how the desk shapes their lives. A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet's police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet's supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife. And a Jerusalem antiques dealer uses the desk in his family's study, which was devastated by the Nazis in...read more

  • Elizabeth Bear

    Hugo Award winner Elizabeth Bear has won high praise for her thought-provoking science fiction. The second in her powerful Jacob's Ladder series, Chill finds the generation starship Jacob's Ladder with a new captain-Perceval. As Perceval struggles with the ship's recent damage, remnants of the rebellion still linger and a threat to the crew grows. 'The world of Jacob's Ladder is magnificently populated, well worth...read more

  • Mickey Zucker Reichert

    The best-selling author of the popular Renshai series, Mickey Zucker Reichert pens I, Robot: To Protect-the first in a trilogy inspired by the Isaac Asimov classic I, Robot. It's the year 2035, and robot psychologist Dr. Susan Calvin is beginning her residency at a teaching hospital where patients are being injected with diagnostic nanobots. Before long, Susan realizes that the injections portend dire consequences- and that the nanobots are being used to facilitate a deadly...read more

  • Elizabeth Bear

    Booklist calls the world of Hugo Award winner Elizabeth Bear's spellbinding Jacob's Ladder series 'magnificently populated, well worth visiting.' Here the trilogy that began with Dust and Chill draws to its stunning conclusion. The passengers of the generation spaceship Jacob's Ladder have found a new home at last. But the planet Grail is already inhabited-and its population of genetically engineered humans has no intention of sharing the world. '[A] deftly told story .'-Publishers...read more

  • Brenda J. Child

    In this fascinating work, associate professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota and Red Lake Ojibwe Nation member Brenda J. Child spotlights the remarkable women of the Ojibwe Nation. A stunning look at a too-seldomly explored subject in history, Holding Our World Together shows how American Indian women have profoundly influenced Native American life-from the days of the European fur trade to the present, in activism, community, and...read more

  • Francine Rivers

    New York Times best-selling author Francine Rivers has won such prestigious honors as the Christy Award for Inspirational Historical Fiction and the ECPA Gold Medallion. In The Scarlet Thread, a woman learns to cope with life's challenges by looking to the past. Sierra and her family move to Los Angeles when her husband lands a new job -- but big-city life brings many problems. Soon, Sierra finds herself watching helplessly as her family disintegrates. Then she discovers an ancestor's journal -- and slowly learns to put her trust in...read more

  • Lucia St. Clair Robson

    Lucia St. Clair Robson won the Golden Spur Award with her nationally best-selling novel Ride the Wind. In Last Train from Cuernavaca, it's Christmastime in Mexico, 1913. Even as army officers and their wives enjoy the atmosphere at Grace Knight's beautiful old hotel, soldiers scour the countryside outside the city looking for rebels. There, 16-year-old Angela Sanchez's family home is destroyed in a hail of bullets. But once the soldiers leave, Angela returns to look for survivors, arm herself-and join the...read more

  • Mickey Zucker Reichert

    Susan Calvin is about to enter her second year as a psych resident at the Manhattan Hasbro teaching hospital when a violent crime strikes very close to home. When she was young, Susan lost her mother in a terrible car wreck that also badly injured her father. She now believes the accident was orchestrated by government officials who wanted her parents dead. Susan has always known there was a faction of the U.S. government that wanted to hijack her father's work for military use. Now it seems that faction is back. As she struggles to overcome her pain and confusion, as well as deal with her studies, Susan finds herself hunted by violent antitech vigilantes who would revert mankind to the...read more

  • Robert Jackson Bennett

    An atmospheric and intrigue-filled novel of dead gods, buried histories, and a mysterious, protean city--from one of America's most acclaimed young fantasy writers. The city of Bulikov once wielded the powers of the gods to conquer the world, enslaving and brutalizing millions-until its divine protectors were killed. Now Bulikov has become just another colonial outpost of the world's new geopolitical power, but the surreal landscape of the city itself-first shaped, now shattered, by the thousands of miracles its guardians once worked upon it-stands as a constant, haunting reminder of its former supremacy. Into this broken city steps Shara Thivani. Officially, the unassuming young woman is...read more

  • Roseanne Greenfield Thong

    Green is a chile pepper, spicy and hot. Green is cilantro inside our pot. In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the colors found in every child's day! 'A fun dive into culture and vocabulary (both English and Spanish) as well as color. And one more thing: the art work is just amazing!'--New York Family 'Very rare picture book featuring Latino kiddos....read more

  • Kirstin Valdez Quade

    ***National Book Foundation 2014 '5 Under 35' honoree*** Set in northern New Mexico, an astonishing, beautifully rendered debut about living in a landscape shaped by love, loss, and violence. With intensity, dark humor, and emotional precision, Kirstin Valdez Quade's unforgettable stories plunge us into the fierce, troubled hearts of characters torn between their desires to escape the past and to plumb its depths. The deadbeat father of a pregnant teenager tries to transform his life by playing the role of Jesus in a bloody penitential Passion. A young man discovers that his estranged father and a boa constrictor have been squatting in his grandmother's empty house. A young woman finds...read more