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  • Cathy Gohlke

    Increasingly wary of her father's genetic research, Rachel Kramer has determined that this trip with him to Germany-in the summer of 1939-will be her last. But a cryptic letter from her estranged friend, begging Rachel for help, changes everything. Married to SS officer Gerhardt Schlick, Kristine sees the dark tides turning and fears her husband views their daughter, Amelie, deaf since birth, as a blight on his Aryan bloodline. Once courted by Schlick, Rachel knows he's as dangerous as the swastikas that hang like ebony spiders from every government building in Berlin. She fears her father's files may hold answers about Hitler's plans for others, like Amelie, whom the regime deems 'unworthy...read more

  • Cathy Gohlke

    Increasingly wary of her father's genetic research, Rachel Kramer has determined that this trip with him will be her last. A letter from her friend changes everything. Married to SS officer Gerhardt Schlick, Kristine fears her husband views their daughter, Amelie, deaf since birth, as a blight on his Aryan bloodline. Rachel fears her father's files may hold answers about Hitler's plans for others like Amelie. Rachel turns to journalist Jason Young who connects her to the...read more

  • Sarah Dessen

    Soon to be a Netflix film! From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and For All   Nights have always been Auden’s time, her chance to escape everything that’s going on around her.   Then she meets Eli, a fellow insomniac, and he becomes her nocturnal tour guide.   Now, with an endless supply of summer nights between them, almost anything can happen. . . .   “As with all Dessen’s books, [this] is a must-have” —VOYA, starred review Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement...read more

  • Jennifer Weiner

    'My mother,' Joy Shapiro Krushelevansky writes in her diary late one night, 'is the most embarrassing person to have ever been born.' It's been almost thirteen years since we've last seen Cannie Shapiro, the heroine of Good in Bed, whose journey toward happily-ever-after, and peace with her fractured family and plus-size body, made millions of women the world over laugh, cry, and see themselves on the page. The last decade of Cannie's life has brought some surprises. Her life story, in fictional form, became an unexpected best-seller, and Cannie has since choosen to retreat from fame's fallout, writing science fiction under a pen name. Her daughter, Joy, has descended into the throes...read more

  • Kim Vogel Sawyer

    In this sequel to Kim Vogel Sawyer's ACF Book of the Year Waiting for Summer's Return, a man wrestles with profound, life-changing decisions in 1904. With a college diploma safely in hand, 20-year-old Thomas Ollenburger is torn between his Mennonite roots on the Kansas prairie and his affluent life in Boston society-and by romantic entanglements in each world. And now even Heaven seems deaf to questions about his choices of vocation, wife, and...read more

  • Ann Burton

    Ann Burton's critically acclaimed first novel in this compelling Biblical series tells the fictionalized tale of a young Jewish lady who makes and markets pottery to support her family. But when her brother's huge gambling debt threatens to enslave them, she convinces his creditor to marry her and forgive the debt. After her husband sends her to manage his herds in the hills far away, Abigail grows fond of its rustic inhabitants-and of an enigmatic shepherd-soldier who's on a collision course with her...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Lewis returns to Lancaster County for a powerful new series based on actual historical events--a heated debate over salvation . . . and tractors--that causes a group of Amish families to break away from the Old Order. Two young people, Nellie and Caleb, are caught in the heartbreaking divide. Abridged. 5...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Christy Award winner Beverly Lewis delivers critically acclaimed stories that move the heart and enrich the spirit. Set in 1967 Pennsylvania, this sequel to her New York Times best-selling novel The Parting tells the tale of Amish sweethearts struggling to overcome the schism that divides their families and threatens their...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    The Secret by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis is a compelling portrait of an Amish family's struggle to overcome the effects of a baffling secret. Soon-to- be-engaged Grace Byler is perplexed by her mom's nocturnal weeping and wandering-and her dad's refusal to discuss what's wrong. But when her mom runs off, Grace puts her own life on hold to pick up the pieces her mother left behind. 'No one does Amish-based inspirationals better than...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    In Beverly Lewis' enthralling sequel to her New York Times best-selling novel The Secret, two young ladies-one Amish, the other English-join forces to solve the mystery of a mother gone missing and a disease gone wild. Will these hurting souls find what they seek-or will they discover much more? 'The reigning queen of Amish fiction . has penned another touching novel with well-drawn characters and a compelling plot.' -Library Journal, starred...read more

  • Siri Mitchell

    Set in 1640s Puritan Massachusetts, this 'flawlessly crafted' (Booklist) historical novel by Christy Award finalist Siri Mitchell delivers a heart-wrenching tale of true love and triumphant grace. While Susannah awaits an overdue marriage proposal, a powerful villager takes a fancy to her. But after a dashing military captain comes to town, she's unprepared for the sinister turn her life soon takes. 'A richly emotional, unforgettable...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    In Beverly Lewis' eagerly anticipated finale to her Amish trilogy set in the 1860s, an accident cripples Caleb's dad. Despite being even more tightly bound to the farm and to the man who so opposed his courtship of Nellie, Caleb can't forget his first love. Although Nellie sometimes thinks of Caleb, her New Order ways keep them apart. Yet as she still yearns for a husband, new possibilities beckon and soon surprise her...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    With The Telling, Christy Award-winning author Beverly Lewis delivers the stirring conclusion to her New York Times best-selling Seasons of Grace trilogy. As an Amish young lady leaves Bird-in-Hand in a fancy car to search for her mother in Ohio, she wonders if her mom really wants to be found. She also hopes her Englisher friend-determined to forgo traditional medicine-can find the healing she seeks. But she has no idea her mom is following clues of her...read more

  • Jessica Keener

    Night Swim, the gripping debut novel from Jessica Keener, was heralded as the 'arrival of a strong, distinct and fully evolved new voice' by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan. In 1970s Boston, the glossy veneer of 16-year-old Sarah Kunitz's wealthy family is starting to show cracks. Her parents' constant fighting and her mother's prescription pill abuse drive Sarah into two romantic relationships with unforeseen consequences. With grief fresh in her heart, Sarah wonders if she or her family will ever love...read more

  • Susan Isaacs

    From New York Times bestselling author Susan Issacs, a “deliciously wicked” (Publishers Weekly) story of three cousins and a fortune. Imagine King Lear as a comedy… At seventy-nine, Gloria Garrison must plan for the future of Glory, Inc., the beauty-makeover business that she has grown from zilch into an eleven-million-dollar-per-year bonanza. Gloria’s never been big on family, but she’s forced to contemplate her three grandkids as objects of her largesse. There’s Daisy, a story editor for a movie studio; her brother, Matt, who does PR for a New York baseball team; and cousin Raquel, laboring away as a Legal Aid lawyer. When Gloria sends...read more

  • Judith Miller

    Award-winning author Judith Miller pens Christian fiction rich with historical detail. Set in the Amana Colonies, A Hidden Truth begins a new series about family bonds and the importance of following one's heart. When a strange shepherd arrives in her village, Karlina Richter becomes suspicious he's keeping secrets that may wreak havoc on her family. Elsewhere in town, Dovie Cates searches for details about her mother's past -- and finds answers that threaten to ruin her deepest...read more

  • Leslie Gould

    A New Amish Romance from Christy Winner and Bestselling Author Leslie Gould When Addie Cramer's mutter and daed decide Phillip Eicher is the man for her to marry, they claim she must honor them by obeying their wishes. But then she falls in love with Jonathan Mosier--part of the family with whom the Cramers have a long-held grudge. With the help of others in her community who long to see the quarrel healed, Jonathan and Addie struggle to continue their relationship against both sets of parents' wishes. But when one of Addie's vengeful brothers harms a member of the Mosier family, Jonathan intervenes and is banished from Lancaster County. A distraught Addie determines to find the true reason...read more

  • Lauraine Snelling

    The Long-Awaited Prequel to the RED RIVER OF THE NORTH Series Eighteen-year-old Ingeborg Strand is certain she is destined to be an old maid. She's had several suitors but none she deemed worthy of spending her life with. That is, until she meets a university student from Oslo, and feelings stronger than friendship begin to develop between them. But tragedy strikes, and the future begins to look bleaker than ever. Grief settles heavily over Ingeborg, and her mother suggests that she leave Norway and start afresh in America, as so many others have done before her. But how will she accomplish that with little money and no one to accompany her? It isn't long before she meets Roald Bjorklund, a...read more

  • Jillian Cantor

    Anne Frank has long been a symbol of bravery and hope, but there were two sisters hidden in the annex, two young Jewish girls, one a cultural icon made famous by her published diary and the other, nearly forgotten. In the spring of 1959, The Diary of Anne Frank has just come to the silver screen to great acclaim, and a young woman named Margie Franklin is working in Philadelphia as a secretary at a Jewish law firm. On the surface she lives a quiet life, but Margie has a secret: a life she once lived, a past and a religion she has denied, and a family and a country she left behind. Margie Franklin is really Margot Frank, older sister of Anne, who did not die in Bergen-Belsen as reported, but...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Another Amish Hit from Beloved Author Beverly Lewis Nineteen-year-old Tessie Miller is the youngest of her Old Order parents' five daughters--and the only one yet to marry. She has her heart set on Amishman Marcus Smucker, and come wedding season, they plan to tie the knot and start a family together. But Tessie's father disapproves. Ammon Miller has his reasons, and he has put his foot down. The marriage will not go forward. Impetuously, Tessie and Marcus take matters into their own hands, eloping to exchange their vows in the fancy, English world. After a secret honeymoon, they return to their Plain community to live as singles, hoping that, in time, they can convince the Millers to give...read more