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In his first work of nonfiction, bestselling novelist James Webb tells the epic story of the Scots-Irish, a people whose lives and worldview were dictated by resistance, conflict, and struggle, and who, in turn, profoundly influenced the social,
The remarkable new novel in the Doc Ford series by New York Times-bestselling author Randy Wayne White. Doc Ford's old friend, General Juan Garcia, has gone into the lucrative business of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S.
One of New York Times Best 10 Books for 2014. Set between two World Wars and inspired by events in the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead, Euphoria is an enthralling story of passion, possession, exploration, and sacrifice from accomplished author Lily King.
Donna Leon's Death at La Fenice, the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli--then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor. Years after Brunetti cleared her name, Flavia has returned to Venice and La Fenice to sing the lead in Tosca.
"I wrote this book not to dismiss a rumor but to share something much more important: my journey to forgiveness." Chiquis Rivera is a singer and the daughter of the late music superstar Jenni Rivera.
As a young girl, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington told the annoying future Duke of Pindar that she would marry any man in the world before him--so years later she is horrified to realize that she has nowhere else to turn. Evander Septimus Brody has his own reasons for agreeing to Mia's audacious proposal, but there's one thing he won't give his inconvenient wife: himself.
Continuing her very personal journey from a deeply religious Islamic upbringing to a post at Harvard, the brilliant, charismatic and controversial New York Times and Globe and Mail #1 bestselling author of Infidel and Nomad makes a powerful plea for
The author suggests economic, political, judicial and military tools to defeat the extremists for good and calls for a Muslim Reformation--a revision of Islamic teachings, alignment of modern society with traditional religion doctrine.
An up-and-coming MMA fighter wants more than just one night from a woman fleeing her past in New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster's irresistible new novel Heavyweight fighter Denver Lewis plays real nice, but he doesn't share.
Stone Barrington is back in the exciting new adventure from perennial fan favorite Stuart Woods.
The book that more than 12 million YouTube subscribers have been waiting for! Shane Dawson's memoir features twenty original essays--uncensored yet surprisingly sweet. Shane Dawson has always been an open book.
The book that more than 12 million YouTube subscribers have been waiting for! Shane Dawson's memoir features twenty original essays--uncensored yet surprisingly sweet.
Shane steps away from his larger-than-life Internet persona and takes us deep into the experiences of an eccentric and introverted kid, who by observing the strange world around him developed a talent that would inspire millions of fans.
The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North Carolina have all pledged that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts, and they seem to have an unlikely ally in President Obama.
Is it possible to expose Chicago's hottest player--without getting played? The New York Times bestselling author of REAL brings you the first in a sexy new series.
An inspiring story of hope, redemption, and trying to hit the ball straight.A year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach.
Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald have to find what's really behind the murder of a billionaire's chauffeur and the disappearance of his teenage son.
Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction. Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences will be familiar; some will be a surprise. Pioneer Girl re-introduces readers to the woman who defined the pioneer experience for millions of people around the world.
In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles--micro-robots--has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.
A world at stake.A quest for the ultimate prize.Are you ready? It's the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.
First in the new Silver Valley series from the New York Times bestselling author of the Reapers Motorcycle Club Novels Fourteen months.
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEThe Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and
Cotton Malone, once a member of an elite intelligence division, is dragged into an assignment to track a rogue North Korean who may have acquired some top secret Treasury Department files. Malone is vaulted into a harrowing twenty-four hour chase that begins on the canals in Venice and ends in the remote highlands of Croatia.
This book offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas.
Two brothers bound by more than blood fight to change a brutal destiny in the heart-wrenching new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood by #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward. Trez "Latimer" doesn't really exist.
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