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  • James Patterson

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! From America’s most beloved superstar and its greatest storyteller— a thriller about a young singer-songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to survive. Every song tells a story.  She’s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her.  She’s also on the run. Find a future, lose a past.  Nashville is where she’s come to claim her destiny.  It’s also where the darkness she’s fled might find her.  And destroy her.  Run, Rose, Run is a novel glittering with danger and desire—a story that only...read more

  • Alexis Schaitkin

    A New York Times Notable Books of 2020 'Alexis Schaitkin’s splashy debut novel, Saint X, is an audiobook lover’s dream...Queue this one up for a murderous, dreamy delight.' — Paste Hailed as a “marvel of a book” and “brilliant and unflinching,” Alexis Schaitkin’s stunning debut, Saint X, is a haunting portrait of grief, obsession, and the bond between two sisters never truly given the chance to know one another. Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later, Alison’s body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay, and...read more

  • Therese Anne Fowler

    “A feast of a read... I finished A Good Neighborhood in a single sitting. Yes, it’s that good.” —Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who’s headed to college in the fall. All is well until the Whitmans—an apparently traditional family with new money and a secretly troubled teenaged daughter—raze the house and trees next door to build themselves a showplace. With little in common except a property line, these two very different families...read more

  • Rita Woods

    Remembrance by Rita Woods is a breakout historical debut with modern resonance, perfect for the many fans of The Underground Railroad and Orphan Train. Remembrance…It’s a rumor, a whisper passed in the fields and veiled behind sheets of laundry. A hidden stop on the underground road to freedom, a safe haven protected by more than secrecy…if you can make it there. Ohio, present day. An elderly woman who is more than she seems warns against rising racism as a young woman grapples with her life. Haiti, 1791, on the brink of revolution. When the slave Abigail is forced from her children to take her mistress to safety, she discovers New Orleans has its own powers. 1857 New...read more

  • Alexis Schaitkin

    Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister Alison vanishes from the luxury resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X on the last night of her family’s vacation. Several days later Alison’s naked body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay, and two local men, employees at the resort, are arrested. But the evidence is slim, the timeline against it, and the men are soon released. It’s national tabloid news, a lurid mystery that will go unsolved, but for Claire’s family there is only the sad return home to broken lives. Years later, riding in a New York City taxicab, Claire recognizes the name on the cabbie’s licence, Clive Richardson – her driver is one of the...read more

  • Brian Selfon

    “A gripping, big-hearted thriller . . . whip-smart and surprisingly funny.” —Harlan Coben, author of The Boy from the Woods The Nightworkers is an electrifying debut crime novel from Brian Selfon about a Brooklyn family of money launderers thrown into chaos when a runner ends up dead and a bag of dirty money goes missing. Shecky Keenan’s family is under fire—or at least it feels that way. Bank accounts have closed unexpectedly, a strange car has been parked near the house at odd hours, and Emil Scott, an enigmatic artist and the family’s new runner, is missing—along with the $250,000 of dirty money he was carrying. Shecky lives in old Brooklyn with his niece Kerasha...read more

  • Wade Hudson

    In the stunning follow-up to The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth, award-winning Black authors and artists come together to create a moving anthology collection celebrating Black love, Black creativity, Black resistance, and Black life. 'A multifaceted, sometimes disheartening, yet consistently enriching primer on the unyielding necessity of those three words: Black Lives Matter.' -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review   BLACK LIVES HAVE ALWAYS MATTERED.   Prominent Black creators lend their voice, their insight, and their talent to an inspiring anthology that celebrates Black culture and Black life. Essays, poems, short stories, and historical excerpts capture the...read more

  • Melissa Lenhardt

    'An all-out women-driven, queer, transgender, multiracial takeover of the Old West . . . and that's exactly what Melissa Lenhardt delivers in her unapologetically badass western, Heresy.' - New York Times 'Lenhardt has created a bold new story where women have taken their rightful place in the narrative of the Outlaw Western genre; where wit, wisdom and wiles could mean the difference between life and death, and where the fellowship of women bested every challenge.' -- Kathleen Kent Margaret Parker and Hattie LaCour never intended to turn outlaw. After being run off their ranch by a greedy cattleman, their family is left destitute. As women alone they have few choices: marriage,...read more

  • Angela Dalton

    A celebration of self-expression and the power of using your voice, centering Black children, and exploring the many things they can do, create, and say to make their mark. Look around! Can you see? The many spaces, places, and ways to show the world all that you can be?   From painting, music, and slam poetry, to engineering, protesting, and photography, a young narrator journeys through her neighborhood, encouraging readers to explore all the many ways they can express themselves. A gorgeously powerful celebration of self-expression shows children that there are so many spaces and opportunities to use their voices—and show the world exactly who they are.   What...read more

  • Jessica Hopper

    An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new material Throughout her career, spanning more than two decades, Jessica Hopper, a revered and pioneering music critic, has examined women recording and producing music, in all genres, through an intersectional feminist lens. The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic features oral histories of bands like Hole and Sleater Kinney, interviews with the women editors of 1970s-era Rolling Stone, and intimate conversations with iconic musicians such as Björk, Robyn, and Lido Pimienta. Hopper journeys through the truths of Riot...read more

  • Tami Charles

    In the hills above Port-au-Prince, a young girl named Fallon wants more than anything to carry a large woven basket to the market, just like her Manman. As she watches her mother wrap her hair in a mouchwa, Fallon tries to twist her own braids into a scarf and balance the empty panye atop her head, but it’s much harder than she thought. BOOM! Is she ready after all? Lyrical and inspiring, My Day with the Panye is a story of family legacy, cultural tradition, and hope for the...read more

  • Saranna Dewylde

    SOMETIMES YOU’RE THE CURSE... Disgraced wedding planner Zuri Davis is so relieved to be offered a job with Fairy Godmothers, Inc., she’s willing to trade the high-rise excitement of Chicago for the small-town charm of Ever After. Falling for one of her grooms, even unintentionally, was enough to destroy her career—and also to prove that all men are indeed frogs. But when she meets gorgeous B&B owner Philip Charming, who definitely lives up to his name, even she is tempted to test that theory... AND SOMETIMES YOU’RE THE CURE... Three hundred years as a frog by day and himself by night is enough to test any man’s patience—even if Philip knows he deserved Petunia’s curse. It...read more

  • James Patterson

    Brought to you by Penguin. THE GLOBAL NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER, SET TO BECOME A HIT MOVIE PRODUCED BY REESE WITHERSPOON AND STARRING DOLLY PARTON FIND A FUTURE. LOSE A PAST. She's a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her. She's also on the run. Nashville is where she's come to claim her destiny. It's also where the darkness she's fled might find her. And destroy her . . . RUN ROSE RUN: a story glittering with danger and desire. Also available: an album of 12 original Dolly Parton songs made for the novel! 'Told with passion and sensitivity' DAILY MAIL 'Will have you rooting for them all the way' GUARDIAN 'Like having Dolly in the room with you'...read more

  • Paris Ajana

    Rootwork, also known as hoodoo or conjure, is an African American folk magic influenced by a blend of African beliefs, traditions, and cultures. This book includes step-by-step guidance for over 80 rituals, spells, and techniques that can help manifest your goals and transform your life. Written by a descendant of African American and Filipino rootworkers, Paris Ajana (also known as the Hoodoo Goddess) guides you on a spiritual journey, teaching skills such as these: - Altar and sacred space preparation - Crystal spells, herb magic, and candle creation - Mojo bags, doll babies, and honey jars construction - And much more! Learn to connect with the spirits of your ancestors to invigorate...read more

  • Myriam J.A. Chancy

    -Finalist Aspen Words Literary Prize -Longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince.  Award-winning author Myriam J. A. Chancy masterfully charts the inner lives of the characters affected by the disaster——Richard, an expat and wealthy water-bottling executive with a secret daughter; the daughter, Anne, an architect who drafts affordable housing structures for a global NGO; a small-time drug trafficker, Leopold, who pines for a beautiful call girl; Sonia and her business partner, Dieudonné,...read more

  • Myriam J.A. Chancy

    The audiobook edition of What Storm, What Thunder includes an exclusive introduction from author Myriam Chauncy about the 2010 earthquake in Haiti that inspired this novel, as well as the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti earlier this year. In her own voice and signature poignant and vivid prose, Myriam reflects on her efforts to humanize a catastrophe and provide listeners with a means to understand the incredible strength and spirit of a nation in crisis. “Sublime. A striking and formidable novel by one of our most brilliant writers and storytellers.” — Edwidge Danticat The earth had buckled and, in that movement, all that was not in its place fell upon the...read more

  • Edwidge Danticat

    A lyrical and poignant coming-of-age story about one girl's immigration experience, as she moves from Haiti to New York City, byaward-winning author Edwidge Danticat. It is election time in Haiti, and bombs are going off in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. During a visit from her home in rural Haiti,Celiane Espérance and her mother are nearly killed. Looking at her country with new eyes, Celiane gains a fresh resolve to bereunited with her father in Brooklyn, New York.The harsh winter and concrete landscape of her new home are a shock to Celiane, who witnesses her parents' struggle to earna living and her brother's uneasy adjustment to American society, and at the same time...read more

  • Andrea J. Loney

    Get ready to fight for what’s right with Stacey Abrams in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true—and amazing—stories of some of history's greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world! Stacey Abrams is an activist who works for fair voting rights. She’s a lawyer, an author, and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, too! Experience all the exciting moments in Stacey’s thrilling life in this exciting biography, packed with fun facts, like how the census helps everyone! Short and engaging chapters are interspersed with special...read more

  • Sikivu Hutchinson

    Feminism and atheism are “dirty words” that Americans across the political spectrum love to debate—and hate. Throw them into a blender and you have a toxic brew that supposedly defies decency, respectability, and Americana. Add an “unapologetically” Black critique to the mix and it’s a deal-breaking social taboo. Putting gender at the center of the equation, progressive “Religious Nones” of color are spearheading an anti-racist, social justice humanism that disrupts the “colorblind” ethos of European American atheist and humanist agendas, which focus principally on church-state separation. These critical interventions build on the lived experiences and social histories...read more