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  • James E. Wisher

    The End is Here. For centuries the governments of the world have kept the half-elf Morgana locked in a prison where she couldn't use her magic. Now her fanatical followers are on the verge of setting her free. Meanwhile, the best hope of defeating her is trapped in an inter-dimensional library unaware of the chaos engulfing the Alliance. Can Conryu escape the enchanted library in time to save the world and the people he cares about? Win or lose, nothing will be the...read more

  • Hilary Davidson

    “Davidson’s latest novel is her best work yet. One Small Sacrifice is a fast-paced winner. Highly recommended.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben “Twisty, absorbing, and deeply humane, it’s a thriller you won’t want to miss.” —New York Times bestselling author Megan Abbott NYPD detective Sheryn Sterling has had her eye on Alex Traynor ever since his friend Cori fell to her death under suspicious circumstances a year ago. Cori’s death was ruled a suicide, but Sheryn thinks Alex—a wartime photojournalist suffering from PTSD—got away with murder. When Alex’s fiancée, Emily, a talented and...read more

  • Jon F. Merz

    A missing family member sends Lawson on a trip to New York City only to run smack into vampire organized crime. Now they've got Lawson right where they want him-and they want him to switch sides and betray the Balance. But Lawson's got more than one play in his book, and if he has to go to the wall to rescue his cousin and stop the Syndicate from unleashing a new synthetic drug on the masses, then that's just what he'll do. Meet Lawson: A cynical, wise-cracking vampire charged with protecting the Balance-the secret existence of a race of living vampires that have evolved alongside humanity for thousands of years. A fixer: Part-spy, and part-commando-James Bond with fangs. Lawson mixes...read more

  • Nick Caruso

    From the scientist duo behind the New York Times bestselling sensation Does It Fart? comes a new illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods, from the head-scratching to the repulsive! After Does It Fart? comes Number Two...a fully illustrated compendium of animal facts and falsehoods--the more repulsive the better. Do komodo dragons have toxic slobber? Is it true that a scorpion that sheds its tail dies of constipation? Speaking of poo, do rabbits really have a habit of, err, eating their own? And can you really get high from licking toads, or is that...fake newts? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in True or Poo?, a manual for disgusting and...read more

  • Zack Handlen

    In 1993, Fox debuted a strange new television show called The X-Files. Little did anyone suspect that the series would become one of the network's biggest hits-and change the landscape of television in the process. Now, on the occasion of the show's twenty-fifth anniversary, TV critics Zack Handlen and Todd VanDerWerff unpack exactly what made this haunting show so groundbreaking. Witty and insightful reviews of every episode of the series, revised and updated from the authors' popular A.V. Club recaps, leave no mystery unsolved and no monster unexplained. This crucial collection even includes exclusive interviews with some of the stars and screenwriters, as well as an original foreword by...read more

  • David Beers

    Are you ready for confession? Christian Windsor's odd genius brought him and his FBI unit fame when he stopped the sadistic murderer called The Surgeon. Christian's genius couldn't reveal the sociopath working right next to him, though: the world-renowned psychiatrist, Luke Titan. Dead bodies begin showing up again, but this time, Christian knows them. The killer doesn't want other people: he wants Christian. A delusional psychopath thinks Christian can bring God's return . . . which gives Luke Titan the perfect opportunity to continue his own sick purpose. The Priest has arrived. Can Christian save those he loves before they end up as sacrificial lambs? Can he do it before Titan's...read more

  • Suzanne Palmer

    From acclaimed short-fiction star Suzanne Palmer comes an action-packed sci-fi caper that launches a high-stakes space adventure trilogy. Fergus Ferguson, repo-man, has one job: find the spacecraft Venetia’s Sword and steal it back from Arum Gilger, ex-nobleman turned power-hungry trade boss. Finding Gilger in the farthest corner of human-inhabited space, a gas-giant harvesting colony called Cernee, was easy. The hard part will be getting past a field of space mines, hacking into the Sword’s compromised AI, and fighting a crew of hostile enemies to take control of the ship. But when a cable car explosion launches Cernee into a civil war, Fergus finds himself caught in the...read more

  • Randy Singer

    Alexander Madison is part lawyer, part pastor, and part con artist. When a Muslim imam is accused of instigating honor killings, Alex must decide whether to take the case that every other lawyer in town is running away from. He doesn't realize until it's too late that defending the imam may cost him the one thing in life he cares about most. Fatal Convictions is the story of a lawyer willing to risk it all and the women who must choose between faith and...read more

  • David Beers

    Ready to find out what happens with Luke Titan? Don't stand outside, looking in. Pull up a chair and sit down. Luke's more than ready to welcome you back . . . Till death do us part . . . The Exceptional Crimes Unit stopped another criminal: Lucy Speckle. The brilliant FBI agent, Christian Windsor, pushed her to suicide . . . watching as she cut her own throat. It changed Christian, though, and those around him are starting to notice. He's darker. Harsher. Crueler. His partner, Luke Titan, couldn't be happier because he engineered the whole thing. If anyone knew Titan's true intentions, they'd call him a psychopath. They'd lock him up. They'd put him in the electric chair. Too bad his...read more

  • Clint Edwards

    Marriage and Kids are No Joke He may not win Father of the Year, but Clint Edwards has won the hearts of thousands-including the New York Times, Scary Mommy, and Good Morning America-thanks to his candor and irreverence when it comes to raising kids, being married, and learning from his mistakes. Clint has three children: Tristan (the know it all), Norah (the snarky princess), and Aspen (the worst roommate ever). He describes parenting as 'a million different gears turning in a million different directions, all of them covered in sour milk.' In this inspiring and unconventional book of essays, he sheds light on the darker yet hilarious side of domestic life. Owning up to all his mishaps...read more

  • Carl R. Rogers

    A profound and deeply personal collection of essays by renowned psychologist Carl Rogers. The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement and father of client-centered therapy, based his life's work on his fundamental belief in the human potential for growth. A Way of Being was written in the early 1980s, near the end of Carl Rogers's career, and serves as a coda to his classic On Becoming a Person. More philosophical than his earlier writings, it traces his professional and personal development and ends with a prophetic call for a more humane...read more

  • David Beers

    Are you ready for war? An unparalleled genius, Luke Titan managed to fool his colleagues and superiors, creating havoc and death throughout the FBI. Now, he sits atop the FBI's Most Wanted List while his former partners, Tommy Phillips and Christian Windsor, lie in hospital beds. The fight isn't over. Luke Titan wants to watch the world burn, and he wants Christian at the heart of the fire. Hiring a sadistic gun runner, Titan declares war on the entire FBI . . . giving Christian the only chance to end his carnage. Christian must do an unthinkable act, then Titan will turn himself in. The war is here. Titan is ready to destroy everyone and everything. Will Christian and those he loves...read more

  • Jerry Dawson

    Alien meets Jurassic Park in this fast-paced science fiction thriller. When an ill-fated NASA project causes an extrasolar meteor to hit a small Pacific island, people rush to blame the agency for a mysterious death on the island. Under social media pressure, NASA sends David Anderson to the island to investigate the death and vindicate the agency. But Anderson is not the only newcomer to the island. More people are dying. Anderson and his team must figure out what is killing everyone before they, too, become victims. But how do you stop a killing machine that keeps...read more

  • Joshua Steven Grisetti

    This odd, irreverent spiritual memoir chronicles the author's accidental hallucinogenic journey to God and back with blunt comic undertones, undercutting the lofty gravitas typically associated with the 'meeting God' genre. While making no claims regarding the 'proof' of God in any way, this light-hearted true story is an entertaining and thought-provoking journey into the psychology of religion and the existence of...read more

  • David Beers

    FBI agent Christian Windsor's life rests in the hands of a madman, Charles Twaller. His only hope of salvation? The person who waged war against the entire FBI. His former partner. The genius. The psychopath. Luke Titan. FBI Director Alan Waverly sees none of this, though. He only knows Titan escaped and his two agents are missing. Most likely dead. To Waverly, Titan won the war. Going against everything he believes in, Waverly refuses to let Titan escape. He makes a phone call and steps outside of the law. He hires a killer unlike any of them have seen. He hires an animal. Now, the world already on a fire, a ruthlessness is let loose into it. The animal has only one objective: kill...read more

  • Catherine Banks

    As battle looms closer, problems plague Jolie and the princes. Nico keeps sneaking off, Justina and Brayden are still on the loose, and Jolie must learn to harness her powers before the battle. It's going to take everyone working together to win. Join Jolie, and the Four Princes of Jinla, in the final book of the Her Royal Harem series. Contains mature...read more

  • David Beers

    Luke Titan. Esteemed collegiate professor. Genius scientist. Incisive psychiatrist. Brilliant FBI agent. He was all of these things, until he paralyzed one FBI partner and tried to gut another. After waging war on the US government and killing thousands, he's driven his ex-partner, Christian Windsor, to the brink of insanity. Now, Titan is on the run one final time, and Christian will stop at nothing to catch him. Then kill him. But is Luke actually running, or is he putting the final touches on his masterpiece? Is he luring Christian to him so he can finish what he started years ago? Turning Christian into a killer, one with no conscience. Can Christian find Luke and deliver death's...read more

  • Jeremy Bates

    From USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author Jeremy Bates comes a tale of mystery and horror set in Japan's ancient Suicide Forest, a place that is easy to enter but, for some, impossible to leave. Just outside of Tokyo lies Aokigahara, a vast forest and one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Japan . . . and also the most infamous spot to commit suicide in the world. Legend has it that the spirits of those many suicides are still roaming, haunting deep in the ancient woods. When bad weather prevents a group of friends from climbing neighboring Mt. Fuji, they decide to spend the night camping in Aokigahara. But they get more than they bargained for when one of them is found...read more

  • Jeremy Finley

    In this sequel to the critically acclaimed novel that grabbed fans of X-Files and Stranger Things, Jeremy Finley returns with another thriller full of government cover-ups and the supernatural. For most of his life, William Chance has been the living proof that his grandmother and her fellow missing persons researchers were right all along about the terror from the stars. Now, he's avoiding the limelight and hiding out from everyone, including his family. He knows he can avoid everything, except for the nightmares: fires, storms, disease, and violence-he dreams of it all. When he's suddenly exposed, he finds that the media, government operatives, and renegade true believers are desperate...read more

  • Roland Smith

    Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old riverman, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn't imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory-beyond chasing down rats. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is just setting off on his landmark search for the Northwest Passage, and he takes Seaman along. Sharing the curiosity and strength of spirit of his new master, Seaman proves himself a valuable companion at every turn. Part history, part science-and adventure through and through-The Captain's Dog is the carefully researched, thrilling tale of America's greatest journey of discovery, as seen through the...read more