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A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.
The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these characters from the height of youth through middle age, as their talents, fortunes, and degrees of satisfaction diverge
After turning his back on the throne for centuries, Wrath, son of Wrath, finally assumed his father's mantle--with the help of his beloved mate. But the crown sets heavily on his head.
Come home to Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania--the beloved setting where Beverly Lewis's celebrated Amish novels began--with new characters and new stories of drama, romance, and the ties that draw people together.
Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground.
The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.
In this magnificently illustrated cultural history--the tie-in to the pbs and bbc series The Story of the Jews--simon schama details the story of the jewish people, tracing their experience across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient
An Inside Look at the Robertson Women In the pages of this book, you'll find both fun and inspirational stories . . .
In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world.
In this sequel to part 1, a small town is suddenly detached from the rest of the world by a invisible force field. Will the ordinary people from different walks of life team up against the unknown disaster spilled on their town?
Deals with the White House from FDR to Nixon
From Rob Thomas, the creator of the television series and movie phenomenon Veronica Mars, comes the first book in a thrilling mystery series that picks up where the feature film left off.
Graham McNeil knows that his pack is unruly, but he's not sure he can take the next step toward pack stability.
Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable.
#1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorSylvia DayAmerica's premier author of provocative fiction delivers the dramatic finale to a series set within the inner circle of glamour, sex and privilege.
The storm was coming....Shadow spent three years in prison, keeping his head down, doing his time. All he wanted was to get back to the loving arms of his wife and to stay out of trouble for the rest of his life.
From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a dazzling new novel: a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home.
Fourth in the Clifton Chronicles series - it is the epic tale of Harry Cliffton's life, his childhood, marriage with Emma, their adopted daughter etc, with gripping plot twists and turns.
It's been a sleepy summer for the folks of Lake Eden, Minnesota. In fact, it's been a whole four months since anyone in the Swensen family has come across a dead body--a detail that just made the front page of the local paper.
When Doctor Ford and his colleague Tomlinson start on an archaeological expedition of fossils in Florida to find an ancient relic of a tribal clan, they soon stumble upon some rare findings that makes them targets of black marketeers and multi billion dollar phosphate industries.
The thrilling sequel to Jo Nesbo's debut novel, The Bat, The Cockroaches sees Harry Hole sent to Bangkok to investigate the murder of the Norwegian ambassador. Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. But it's work, not pleasure.
The incomparable J. D. Robb presents the latest moving and suspenseful novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Eve Dallas series.
He was the most charming, handsome, romantic, and famous leading man in the world....what could possibly go wrong?
One of acclaimed author Debbie Macomber's classic novels, this tender story of two people daring to be more than "just friends" is available for the first time as an eBook.
The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circleHillary Clinton's surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career,
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