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  • Melissa Bashardoust

    'Narrator Jennifer Ikeda's pacing adds drama and intrigue to this twist on the classic Snow White story...listeners will enjoy this fresh take on a traditional tale that is filled with magic and strong female characters who must become allies rather than rivals.' - AudioFile Magazine Breakout author Melissa Bashardoust delivers a feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairy tale. Enchanting and empowering, this magical new audiobook is an updated version of the classic tale. At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone-has never beat at all, in fact, but she'd always thought that fact normal. She...read more

  • Margaret Coel

    New York Times best-selling author Margaret Coel starts a thrilling new series with Blood Memory. Investigative reporter Catherine McLeod has been covering the local Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes' case to reclaim 27 million acres of land, but after barely surviving an assassination attempt, she decides to lie low for a while. Yet Catherine's persistence in covering the story soon leads her to uncover a startling conspiracy-and some eye-opening truths about her own...read more

  • Ian Hamilton

    'One of my favorite new mystery series, perfect escapism.'-Sarah Weinman, National Post Fifty million dollars has disappeared into thin air from the accounts of one of the richest men in the Philippines, Tommy Ordonez. His one hope is Ava Lee-sleek, capable forensic accountant and sleuth. With the help of her Triad-connected partner, Uncle, Ava follows the money trail from San Francisco to Costa Rica to the casinos and illegal gambling dens of Las Vegas. Meanwhile, a vengeful adversary from Ava's past has put out a contract on her life, and the shadowy hit man is close at her heels every step of the way. Will Ava recover the stolen cash without stepping into the crosshairs of a growing...read more

  • Ian Hamilton

    'Formidable...Ava Lee is unbeatable at just about everything....She's perfect.'-Toronto Star Meet Ava Lee, alluring but deadly, with a mind like a steel trap, as she chases millions of dollars and dangerous criminals around the globe in this exotic and fast-paced new crime series by Ian Hamilton. In The Wild Beasts of Wuhan, Wong Changxing, a rich Chinese powerbroker, has just been bilked out of $100 million in an elaborate art forgery con. His one hope of recovering the money, and of saving face, is Ava Lee-a forensic accountant with a talent for tracking down untraceable funds. With the help of her mentor, the Triad-connected Uncle, Ava traces the provenance of the meticulously forged...read more

  • Deborah Harkness

    Book one of the New York Times-bestselling All Souls Series—'a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People).   Now “[a] hot show that’s like Twilight meets Outlander” (Thrillist) airing on AMC and BBC America, as well as streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder. Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical...read more

  • Deborah Harkness

    The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches, book two of the All Souls Trilogy—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald).   Look for the hit TV series “A Discovery of Witches” airing Sundays on AMC and BBC America, and streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder. J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice—only a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy. A Discovery of Witches introduces reluctant witch Diana Bishop, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and the battle for...read more

  • Katherine Longshore

    When Kitty Tylney's best friend, Catherine Howard, worms her way into King Henry VIII's heart and brings Kitty to court, she's thrust into a world filled with fabulous gowns, sparkling jewels, and elegant parties. No longer stuck in Cat's shadow, Kitty's now caught between two men--the object of her affection and the object of her desire. But court is also full of secrets, lies, and sordid affairs, and as Kitty witnesses Cat's meteoric rise and fall as queen, she must figure out how to keep being a good friend when the price of telling the truth could literally be her...read more

  • Deborah Harkness

    The #1 New York Times bestselling series finale and sequel to A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night.   Look for the hit TV series “A Discovery of Witches” airing Sundays on AMC and BBC America, and streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder. Bringing the magic and suspense of the All Souls Trilogy to a deeply satisfying conclusion, this highly anticipated finale went straight to #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. In The Book of Life, Diana and Matthew time-travel back from Elizabethan London to make a dramatic return to the present—facing new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home,...read more

  • Paul Acampora

    Paul Acampora makes his exciting debut in young adult fiction with this poignant tale of a girl coping with the recent death of her father. When her mother moves the family to California, Dulcie decides to drive her father's pickup truck back to Connecticut on her own. 'An affecting, engaging family story, uniquely told ...' -Booklist, starred...read more

  • Elise Broach

    This Junior Library Guild selection by Elise Broach is sure to become a favorite of all young sleuths. Sixth-grader Hero is captivated by the stories about her new home, especially the mystery of the missing million-dollar diamond and a 500-year-old necklace. As she searches for clues to their whereabouts she stumbles upon another perplexing question: Who was the real William...read more

  • Adele Griffin

    Critically acclaimed author and National Book Award nominee Adele Griffin is a master at capturing the difficult issues so many teens face. Where I Want to Be tells the poignant story of 18-year-old Jane and her 16-year-old sister Lily. When Lily finds her first love and grows more distant, Jane-already struggling with mental illness-feels a sharp sense of sibling rivalry. But when Jane is hit by a car and killed, Lily must learn to move...read more

  • Linda Sue Park

    Koreans Sun-hee and her brother Tae-yul must study Japanese language and culture in school. The symbols of their beloved Korea-like its flag and the rose of Sharon tree-can never be displayed or mentioned in public. When the Emperor of Japan decrees that all Koreans must take Japanese names, Sun-hee and Tae-yul become Keoko and Nobuo. But as World War II explodes all around them, Sun-hee and Tae-yul wage their own war to stay true to their family, their country, and...read more

  • Mark Reibstein

    Hailed as 'simply beautiful' by Kirkus Reviews, this is the poetic tale of Wabi Sabi, a Japanese cat who doesn't understand her name. As she travels across the country searching for answers, she begins to understand the most wonderful things are often those that seem most ordinary. Author Mark Reibstein's innovative use of haiku makes Wabi Sabi perfect for reading aloud. 'This book is a tour de force, with meanings to be discovered on many levels.' -Children's...read more

  • Annalee Newitz

    From award winning tech-journalist and io9 founder Annalee Newitz comes a highly anticipated science fiction debut! Autonomous will pull listeners into a dark and dirty world that feels, at times, a bit too familiar. Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who can't otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their work, doing repetitive tasks until they become unsafe or insane. Hot on her trail, an unlikely pair: Eliasz, a brooding military agent, and his robotic partner, Paladin. As...read more

  • Yiyun Li

    In her first memoir, award-winning novelist Yiyun Li offers a journey of recovery through literature: a letter from a writer to like-minded readers. “A meditation on the fact that literature itself lives and gives life.”—Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead “What a long way it is from one life to another, yet why write if not for that distance?” Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisdom, this is a luminous account of a life lived with books. Written over two years while the author battled suicidal depression, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life is a painful and yet richly affirming examination of what makes life worth...read more

  • Polly Shulman

    Julie is a quiet bookworm. Her best friend Ashleigh, on the other hand, is an 'Enthusiast.' As long as they have known each other, Ash has been obsessed with one thing or another. Now it is Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, which just happens to be Julie's favorite book. Before Julie knows what hit her, she and Ash are decked-out in 19th-century garb, smelling like mothballs, and crashing the local all-boys prep school formal dance. Their mission is to find their personal Misters Darcy. But when they set their sights on the same young gentleman, their journey into the world of proper English courtship looks like it might cause a broken heart or two. First-time novelist Polly Shulman has...read more

  • Margaret Peterson Haddix

    One day, Lindsay Scott is basking in the glow of being TV's most popular child star. And the next day, her joy turns to torture. Somehow she can hear everything that's being said about her-all the time, and from every place on the globe. After her apparent nervous breakdown, Lindsay disappears from the public eye until-years later-a tabloid claims her father is holding her hostage. Although the truth is actually much stranger, the article triggers a series of events that forces the 16-year-old Lindsay to finally confront who she really is. The acclaimed young adult author of Among the Hidden, Margaret Peterson Haddix-winner of American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and...read more

  • Marianne Mitchell

    When Haley shows up at her uncle's Sedona, Arizona, bed and breakfast ranch to help for a couple weeks, she is met with panic: a guest cabin is on fire! Everyone is ok, so good-natured Uncle Jake writes it off as just another stroke of bad luck-but Haley isn't so sure. Soon, Haley is certain something is up. It looks like the fire may have been intentional, because more weird things are going on at the ranch. The horses are spooked, Uncle Jake is getting threatening postcards, and computer viruses are erasing important information. But between greed, jealousy, and a rumor of buried treasure, everyone has a motive. Haley's got to figure out who is behind these crimes before her uncle loses...read more

  • Jeff Talarigo

    In 1948, a nineteen-year-old pearl diver's dreams of spending her life combing the waters of Japan's Inland Sea are shattered when she discovers she has leprosy. By law, she is exiled to an island leprosarium, where she is stripped of her dignity and instructed to forget her past. Her name is erased from her family records, and she is forced to select a new one. To the two thousand patients on the island of Nagashima, she becomes Miss Fuji. Although drugs arrest the course of Miss Fuji's disease, she cannot leave the colony. Instead, she becomes a caretaker to the other patients, and through the example of their courage, she gains insight into the deep wellspring of strength she will need...read more

  • Lynn Austin

    Multiple Christy Award-winning author of A Woman's Place, Lynn Austin creates vivid historical settings with vibrant characters. Set in 1893 Chicago and seasoned with wholesome humor, A Proper Pursuit tells the uplifting story of 20-year-old Violet Hayes and her search for her elusive mother and for true love. In her quest, Violet learns much about love, faith, and life as she marches for women's rights, feeds slum dwellers, hobknobs with the highfalutin, and ponders marriage...read more