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  • Kiersten White

    Celebrate the legacy of The Empire Strikes Back with this exciting reimagining of the timeless film featuring new perspectives from forty acclaimed authors.   On May 21, 1980, Star Wars became a true saga with the release of The Empire Strikes Back. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, forty storytellers re-create an iconic scene from The Empire Strikes Back through the eyes of a supporting character, from heroes and villains, to droids and creatures. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors and trendsetting artists: • Austin Walker explores the unlikely partnership of bounty hunters Dengar and...read more

  • Jenny Zhang

    A sly debut story collection that conjures the experience of adolescence through the eyes of Chinese American girls growing up in New York City—for readers of Zadie Smith, Helen Oyeyemi, and Junot Díaz A fresh new voice emerges with the arrival of Sour Heart, establishing Jenny Zhang as a frank and subversive interpreter of the immigrant experience in America. Her stories cut across generations and continents, moving from the fraught halls of a public school in Flushing, Queens, to the tumultuous streets of Shanghai, China, during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s. In the absence of grown-ups, latchkey kids experiment on each other until one day the experiments turn...read more

  • Jamie Ford

    From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair. “An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history.”—Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale For twelve-year-old Ernest Young, a charity student at a boarding school, the chance to go to the World’s Fair feels like a gift. But only once he’s there, amid the exotic exhibits, fireworks, and Ferris wheels, does he discover that he is the one who is actually the prize. The...read more

  • Mira T. Lee

    ‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters.”—Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You A dazzling novel of two sisters and their emotional journey through love, loyalty, and heartbreak Two sisters—Miranda, the older, responsible one, always her younger sister’s protector; Lucia, the headstrong, unpredictable one, whose impulses are huge and, often, life changing. When their mother dies and Lucia starts hearing voices, it is Miranda who must find a way to reach her sister. But Lucia impetuously plows ahead, marrying a bighearted, older man only to leave him,...read more

  • Dana Alison Levy

    THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets middle school with a prank twist in this hilarious and heartwarming story about six very different seventh graders who are forced to band together after a vandalism incident. When Theo's photography project is mysteriously vandalized at school there are five suspected students who all say 'it wasn't me.' Theo just wants to forget about the humiliating incident but his favorite teacher is determined to get to the bottom of it and has the six of them come into school over vacation to talk. She calls it 'Justice Circle.' The six students—the Nerd, the Princess, the Jock, the Screw Up, the Weirdo, and the Nobody—think of it as detention. AKA their...read more

  • Cixin Liu

    From New York Times bestselling author Cixin Liu comes a short story collection of captivating visions of the future and incredible re-imaginings of the past. In To Hold Up the Sky, Cixin Liu takes us across time and space, from a rural mountain community where elementary students must use physicas to prevent an alien invasion; to coal mines in northern China where new technology will either save lives of unleash a fire that will burn for centuries; to a time very much like our own, when superstring computers predict our every move; to 10,000 years in the future, when humanity is finally able to begin anew; to the very collapse of the universe itself. Written between 1999 and 2017 and...read more

  • Sarah Kuhn

    Dr. Aphra teams up with Darth Vader himself in this audiobook original—an expanded adaptation of the critically acclaimed Marvel comics series, performed by a full cast. Dr. Chelli Lona Aphra, rogue archaeologist, is in trouble again.   A pioneer in the field of criminal xenoarchaeology, Aphra recognizes no law, has no fear, and possesses no impulse control. To her, the true worth of the galactic relics she discovers isn’t found in a museum, but in an arsenal. This viewpoint has led to a lot of misunderstandings. After her latest plan goes horribly wrong, her roguish ways are on the verge of catching up to her, when suddenly Darth Vader, terror of the galaxy, swoops...read more

  • C.B. Lee

    'Emily Woo Zeller offers an exciting narration of this sapphic TREASURE ISLAND retelling with Asian characters.' -Audiofile Magazine This program features an author's note, read by the author Two intrepid girls hunt for a legendary treasure on the deadly high seas in this YA remix of the classic adventure novel Treasure Island. 1826. The sun is setting on the golden age of piracy, and the legendary Dragon Fleet, the scourge of the South China Sea, is no more. Its ruthless leader, a woman known only as the Head of the Dragon, is now only a story, like the ones Xiang has grown up with all her life. She desperately wants to prove her worth, especially to her mother, a shrewd...read more

  • 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

  • Emily Fletcher

    This audio edition includes guided meditation exercises from the book and an exclusive 20-minute Stress Less Guided Meditation at the end of the audiobook. Achieve more with this fifteen-minute meditation programme. In Stress Less, Accomplish More Emily Fletcher shares an ancient meditation technique designed for busy lives. The focus of the practice is stress relief, mental clarity and improved productivity, so it's perfect for the fast pace of modern life. This style of meditation was developed specifically for people with a lot of demands on their time - those with busy jobs, lives and families - and so it has been designed to work anywhere, anytime. All you need is somewhere to sit,...read more

  • Kirsten Beyer

    Discover what happens to Raffi and Seven of Nine following the stunning conclusion to season one of Star Trek: Picard with this audio exclusive, fully dramatized Star Trek adventure featuring the beloved stars of the hit TV series Michelle Hurd and Jeri Ryan. Star Trek: No Man’s Land picks up right after the action-packed season one conclusion of Star Trek: Picard. While Raffi and Seven of Nine are enjoying some much-needed R&R in Raffi’s remote hideaway, their downtime is interrupted by an urgent cry for help: a distant, beleaguered planet has enlisted the Fenris Rangers to save an embattled evacuation effort. As Raffi and Seven team up to rescue a mysteriously ageless...read more

  • Andrea Stewart

    An emperor fights to reclaim her power and her place on the throne in this "utterly absorbing" fantasy tale of magic, mystery, and revolution (Emily Duncan). The emperor's reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire's many islands. Lin is the emperor's daughter and spends her days trapped in a palace of locked doors and dark secrets. When her father refuses to recognise her as heir to the throne, she vows to prove her worth by mastering the forbidden art of bone shard magic. Yet such power carries a great cost, and...read more

  • Amy Butcher

    With echoes of Darin Strauss' Half a Life and Cheryl Strayed's Wild comes a beautifully written, riveting memoir that examines thecomplexities of friendship in the aftermath of a tragedy. Four weeks before their college graduation,twenty-one-year-old Kevin Schaeffer walked Amy Butcher to her home in theircollege town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Hours after parting ways with Amy, hefatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend, Emily Silverstein. While he awaited trial,psychiatrists concluded he had suffered an acute psychotic break. Amy wasseverely affected by Kevin's crime but remained devoted to him as a friend.Over time she became obsessed-determined to discover the narrative thatexplained what...read more

  • Kiersten White

    Brought to you by Penguin. Celebrate the legacy of The Empire Strikes Back with this exciting reimagining of the timeless film featuring new perspectives from forty acclaimed authors. On May 21, 1980, Star Wars became a true saga with the release of The Empire Strikes Back. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, forty storytellers re-create an iconic scene from The Empire Strikes Back through the eyes of a supporting character, from heroes and villains, to droids and creatures. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors and trendsetting artists: Austin Walker explores the unlikely partnership of bounty hunters Dengar and IG-88 as they pursue Han...read more

  • Emily Fletcher

    Foreword by Mark Hyman, MD Preface by Andrew Huberman, PhD You know you should be meditating, so what’s stopping you? This entertaining and enlightening book by the founder of Ziva Meditation—the favorite training for high achievers—will finally take meditation mainstream. “We meditate to get good at life, not to get good at meditation.”—Emily Fletcher In our high-stress, overworked lives, we think the answer to accomplishing more is to do more. But the best advantage we can give ourselves is to take a mental break—to spend a few minutes of the day giving the body and brain rest. Did you know that a brief meditation can offer rest that’s five...read more

  • Amanda Lovelace

    Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet and USA TODAY bestselling author Amanda Lovelace presents the mermaid’s voice returns in this one—the third and final installment in her “women are some kind of magic” series, featuring a foreword from Lang Leav and 13 guest poems from leading voices in poetry such as Nikita Gill, KY Robinson, and Orion Carloto. The mermaid is known for her siren song, luring bedroom-eyed sailors to their demise. However, beneath these misguided myths are tales of escapism and healing, which Lovelace weaves throughout this empowering collection of poetry, taking you on a journey from the sea to the stars. They tried to silence her once and for...read more

  • Lin Zhe

    Lin Zhe, one of China’s most prolific writers, paints an unforgettable picture of an ordinary family caught up in the maelstrom that was China's most recent century. Her narrative ranges across the entire length of China, to California and back again, to the battlefields of the Anti-Japanese War of Resistance and the brutal “struggle' sessions of the Cultural Revolution. But it always returns to this family's home in Old Town, that archetypical, old- fashioned, and vanishing place steeped in the traditions of South China. Ms. Lin examines the inner strength that sustains people's lives in their darkest hours, when religious and political faith falter. And yet, a...read more

  • Yannick Grannec

    Princeton University, 1980. A young and unambitiouslibrarian named Anna Roth is assigned the task of retrieving the records ofKurt Gödel-the most fascinating and hermetic mathematician of the twentiethcentury. Her mission consists of befriending and ultimately taming the greatman's widow, Adele, a notoriously bitter woman set on taking belated revengeagainst the establishment by refusing to hand over these documents ofimmeasurable historical value. But as Anna soon finds out, Adele has a story of her own totell. Through descriptions of Princeton and Vienna after the war, theoccupation of Austria by the Nazis, the pressures of McCarthyism, the end ofthe positivist ideal, and the advent of...read more

  • Judy Chicurel

    For fans of PamHouston's Cowboys Are My Weakness-a novel in stories about a young womanand her town in the early 1970s It is the summer of 1972, and Katie has just turnedeighteen. Katie and her town, Elephant Beach, are both on the verge: Katie ofadulthood, Elephant Beach of gentrification-but not yet. Elephant Beach isstill gritty, working-class, close-knit. And Katie spends her time smoking anddrinking with her friends, dreaming about a boy just back from Vietnam who'sstill fighting a battle Katie can't understand. Impeccably crafted and hugely affectionate, this novel instories is a vivid portrait of a place whose conflicts-between mothers anddaughters, men and women, haves and...read more

  • Lori Roy

    In the spellbinding and suspenseful LetMe Die in His Footsteps, Edgar Award-winner Lori Roy wrestsfrom a southern town the secrets of two families touched by an evil that haspassed between generations. On a dark Kentucky night in 1952exactly halfway between her fifteenth and sixteenth birthdays, Annie Hollerancrosses into forbidden territory. Everyone knows Hollerans don't go nearBaines-not since Joseph Carl was buried two decades before-but, armed with asilver-handled flashlight, Annie runs through her family's lavender fieldstoward the well on the Baines' place. At the stroke of midnight, she gazes intothe water in search of her future. Not finding what she had hoped for, sheturns from...read more