Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized ho..
"In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could be truthful in the telling, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, self-image, and ..
Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; s..
In "Vibrant Matter" the political theorist Jane Bennett, renowned for her work on nature, ethics, and affect, shifts her focus from the human experience of things to things themselves. Bennett argues that political theory needs to do a better job of recognizing the active participation of nonhuman f..
Poised to become the essential book on design, Interior Design Master Class collects the expertise and knowledge of the best interior designers working today. Opening Interior Design Master Class_x000D_
is like sitting down to the best dinner party you’ve ever attended. A _x000D_
classic in the mak..
(Book). A classic, finally back in print British rock historian Barney Hoskyns (Hotel California, Across the Great Divide: The Band in America) examines the long and twisted rock 'n' roll history of Los Angeles in its glamorous and debauched glory. The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, the Doors, Li..
Roundups, Trail drives, a lynching, mail-order romances, black-smithing, Indians, the blizzard of 1885-86, bunkhouse humor, Calamity Jane, cattle barons -- Reuben Mullins experienced the West as it will never be again. This first-hand account, told by a man who lived the life, has become a respected..
Jane and Myles Lamberth are living their dream running a bustling seaside cafe, creating a gorgeous home and enjoying a carefree coastal lifestyle. "Surf Cafe Living" is their second book, the follow-up to "The Surf Cafe Cookbook." It features 50 delicious easy-to-make recipes, with the emphasis onc..
The Russo family and Seattle, WA are no match for Claire Hart and her savvy knowledge of all things vampire related. Thanks to her obsession with the Twilight series, if there is anyone who would know a vampire when she saw one, it's Claire. And she's positive totally hot Tony Russo is a vampire--sh..
A "New York Magazine" Best Book of the YearA" Huffington Post" Best Book of the Year Twenty contemporary authors introduce twenty sterling examples of the short story from the pages of "The Paris Review." What does it take to write a great short story? In "Object Lessons," twenty contemporary master..
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Named a Best Book of the Year by"The New York Times Book Review - "NPR" - The New Republic - Salon - The Seattle Times - Houston Chronicle - The Miami Herald - Publisher's Weekly" "Remind s] us with uncommon understanding what it is to be young and ideal..
"A pivotal book in this award-winning series, and nominated for the prestigious Edgar Award for Best Novel--Julia Spencer-Fleming's "Out of the Deep I Cry "is a triumph not to be missed."On April 1, 1930, Jonathan Ketchem's wife Jane walked from her house to the police department to ask for help in ..
WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, "Wolf Hall "delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. S..
"Maeve Kerrigan is] a fascinating and plausible character...What she has is persistence, integrity and emotional intelligence, and a very deft way of insinuating herself into a reader's affections."--"The Irish Independent" (UK) Vast wealth offers London defense attorney Philip Kennford a lot of th..
The national bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New Yorker, NPR, Slate, The Economist, The New Republic, Bookforum, Baltimore City Paper, The Daily Beast, National Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Reader, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Buzzfeed and many others. A New York Times Editors’ ..
It is 1960 in North Carolina and the lives of Ivy Hart and Jane Forrester couldn't be more different. Fifteen-year-old Ivy lives with her family as tenants on a small tobacco farm, but when her parents die, Ivy is left to care for her grandmother, older sister, and nephew. As she struggles with her ..
In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs--renowned author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities and The Economy of Cities--convincingly argues that as agrarianism gives way to a technology-based future, we stand on the brink of a new dark age, a period of cultural collapse. J..
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Jane Smiley's The Greenlanders""is an enthralling novel in the epic tradition of the old Norse sagas.Set in the fourteenth century in Europe's most farflung outpost, a land of glittering fjords, blasting winds, sun-warmed meadows, and high, dark mountains..
The new Doom Patrol puts itself back together after nearly being destroyed, and things start to get a lot weirder for everybody. The Chief leads Robotman, the recently formed Rebis, and new member Crazy Jane against the Scissormen, part of a dangerous, philosophical location that has escaped into ou..
Darbury, England, 1814 Amelia Barrett gave her word. Keeping it could cost her everything. Amelia Barrett, heiress to an estate nestled in the English moors, defies family expectations and promises to raise her dying friend's baby. She'll risk everything to keep her word--even to the point of propos..
This is a continuation of the lives of the characters from the Jane Austen novel 'Pride and Prejudice', Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, covering their marriage, the birth of their children, and life on the Pemberley estate...
Monday 9th September "I
left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten
what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always
cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again.
..." The only place Darcy could share his inner..
"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen."-Publishers Weekly A missing twinSomething is very wrong, and the Honourable Christopher "Kit" Fancot can sense it. Kit returns to London on leave from the diplomatic service to find that his twin brother Evelyn has disappeared ..
"An altogether unsatisfactory arrangement"After their father's death, Miss Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine travel to London to meet their guardian, Lord Worth, expecting an elderly gentleman. To their surprise and utter disgust, their guardian is not much older than they are, doesn't want ..
""Lively, amusing...done to a turn ""-Kirkus ReviewsA fateful mistake...When Elinor Rochdale boards the wrong coach, she ends up not at her prospective employer's home but at the estate of Eustace Cheviot, a dissipated and ruined young man on the verge of death.A momentous decision...His cousin, Mr ..
"A writer of great wit and style...I've read her books to ragged shreds."-Kate Fenton, Daily TelegraphA daring escapePenelope Creed will do anything to avoid marrying her repulsive cousin. Dressed in boy's clothing, she's fleeing from London when she's discovered by Sir Richard Wyndham, himself on t..
..". A long-lost family heirloom, a young heir falsely accused of murder, a band of smugglers, two utterly delightful Heyer heroines, a taciturn, but highly resourceful older gentleman - all play their parts in a tale funny enough to have you laughing aloud." Publishers Weekly"One of Heyer's funnies..
""A writer of great wit and style... I've read her books to ragged shreds."" -Kate Fenton, Daily Telegraph"Horatia Winwood is simply helping her family"When the Earl of Rule proposes marriage to her sister Lizzie, Horatia offers herself instead. Her sister is already in love with someone else, and H..
"A treasure beyond price. The Masqueraders is a wicked delight, worth more than its weight in gold."?Anne StuartSuch a daring escape?Their infamous adventurer father has taught Prudence Tremaine and her brother Robin to be masters of disguise. Ending up on the wrong side of the Jacobite rebellion, b..
"Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen."-Publishers Weekly"Rank, wealth, and elegance are no match for a young lady who writes novels..." Sylvester, Duke of Salford, has exacting requirements for a bride. Then he meets Phoebe Marlow, a young lady with literary aspirat..
Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen." --Publishers Weekly A young lady of beauty and intelligence facing an unbearable choice... Venetia Lanyon is one of Georgette Heyer's most memorable heroines. Beautiful, capable, and independent minded, her life on the family's ..
Real-life advice from real-life teens Currently one million American teenagers live with a parent who is fighting cancer. It's a hard blow for those already navigating high school, preparing for college, and becoming increasingly independent. My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks is the first boo..
Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of..
" He tried to run.... " In his youth, Hugh MacCarrick foolishly fell in love with a beautiful English lass who delighted in teasing him with her flirtatious ways. Yet he knew he could never marry her because he was shadowed by an accursed family legacy. To avoid temptation, Hugh left home, ultimate..
"New York Times "bestselling author J.A. Jance's sleuth Ali Reynolds is back for another thrilling adventure as she strives to grant a dying woman's last request--to find the people who nearly killed her."" Ali Reynolds is back in the thick of it in the latest adventure in the "New York Times "bests..
Bear's cave fills with animal friends as he sleeps in this classic book from "New York Times "bestselling team of Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman. "In a cave in the woods, in his deep, dark lair, through the long, cold winter sleeps a great brown bear." One by one, a whole host of different animals..
Around her the workers were screaming out prayers and curses.... She herself was sobbing tearlessly.... Her only prayer was still, "I don't want to die." Oh, please, God, don't let me die, she thought. I've never even had a chance to live. Bella, newly arrived in New York from Italy, gets a job at..
The fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 young immigrant workers, is one of the worst disasters since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, and the disaster, which brought attention to the labor movement in America, is part of the curriculum in cl..
What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks--a nice big dinner When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There's just one prob..
Not all princesses dress in pink.Some play in bright red socks that stink, blue team jerseys that don't quite fit, accessorized with a baseball mitt, and a sparkly crown Princesses come in all kinds. Exuberant text from Jane Yolen and her daughter Heidi Yolen Stemple paired with charming illustrati..
Wake up with a pair of sleepy dragons and the knight who must get them ready for school "Dragons wake up, ""Dragons rise, ""Dragons open ""Dragon eyes." From tumbling out of their humongous blankets to devouring a breakfast of catapulted waffles, these characters and their loveable antics fill the ..
What if every choice you made created an alternate reality? In "The Journal of Curious Letters," Atticus Higginbottom, a.k.a. Tick, is an average thirteen-year-old boy until the day he receives a strange letter informing him that dangerous-- perhaps even deadly--events have been set in motion that c..
What if every choice you made created an alternate reality? In The Journal of Curious Letters,
Atticus Higginbottom, a.k.a. Tick, is an average thirteen-year-old boy
until the day he receives a strange letter informing him that dangerous—
perhaps even deadly—events have been set in motion that..
Fresh from their epic summer road trip, Julie and Lydia are back and ready to take seventh grade by storm. Well, at least Lydia is: she wants to start a band and she's convinced Julie to join her. The Macrame Owls are joined by Roland and Jane. None of them, unfortunately, are very talented...
R to L (Japanese Style). After their trip to Japan, the crew unwinds back in Roanapur. The R&R doesn't last long--Jane, a counterfeiter on the run from Florida-based gangsters, seeks refuge with Sister P.W. Deegan's Church of Violence, kicking off a hot pursuit involving some of Roanapur's more colo..
The first in National Geographic's 365-photo-a-day line of inspirational books, "Daily Joy" unites inspiring words of joy with lovely National Geographic images of the world--a perfect gift to keep on your bedside table to read just before bed or first thing in the morning. Crafted in the tradition ..
Bestselling author Jennet Conant brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Far East during World War II and the tumultuous years when they were caught up in the McCarthy Red spy hunt in the 1950s and behaved with br..
The instant "New York Times" bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman's escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's "Infidel "and Carolyn Jessop's "Escape," featuring a new epilogue by the author. As a member of the strictly religious Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism, Deborah..
Originally published in 1954, "The Wilder Shores of Love "is the classic biography of four nineteenth-century European women who leave behind the industrialized west for Arabia in search of romance and fulfillment. Hailed by "The Daily Telegraph "as "enthralling to read," Lesley Blanch's first book ..
Things have changed for Atticus Higginbottom. After the near catastrophe in the Fourth Reality, Tick's being homeschooled in the fields of science, trying to master the mysterious Chi'karda. But just as he begins to make progress, Mistress Jane reappears, now hideously scarred and much more powerful..
Suspense meets sacrifice in the action-packed conclusion to "New York Times "bestselling author James Dashner's 13th Reality series. Atticus Higginbottom--aka Tick--has known all along that when the battle for every reality is on the line, his role will be a crucial one. But he never could have imag..
Right before the start of their freshman year, Emma's family unexpectedly moves to England. The book club is stunned, but thanks to videoconferencing, they can keep the club alive. They decide to tackle Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a particularly fitting choice. In England, Emma deals with a n..
The Mother-Daughter Book Club says "bon voyage "to Concord and "bonjour "to France It's a dream come true for Megan, who's jet-setting to Paris for Fashion Week with Gigi. Meanwhile, back in Concord, Mrs. Wong decides to run for mayor, so Emma and Stewart team up to make her campaign a success. Jes..
When Bear isn't feeling well, his loyal and trustworthy friends stop by to help him to "get well soon" in this Classic Board Book. Sweet Bear isn't feeling well at all. He is achy, sneezy, wheezy, and just plain sick He's in no shape to go outside to play. So Mole, Hare, Mouse, and the rest of the ..
Explore colors with Bear in the first of a new concept picture book series from the "New York Times "bestselling creators of "Bear Snores On." Colors, colors everywhere Can you find colors just like Bear? Karma Wilson's playful text and Jane Chapman's adorable illustrations creatively introduce col..
Numbers and counting are so much fun with Bear in the second of a concept picture book series from the "New York Times "bestselling creators of "Bear's New Friend." Numbers, numbers everywhere. Can you count along with Bear? Karma Wilson's spirited text and Jane Chapman's inviting illustrations mak..
To celebrate Jane Greenoff's 30th year of stitching, this new edition of her classic best-selling book includes 3 new sampler charts, an extended stitch library and a Madeira thread conversion chart. Jane Greenoff uses the historical samplers as the inspiration for 13 unique designs so stitchers can..
Birthing is a miraculous time when you and your baby will work together to bring about life. As you finally cradle your precious newborn in your arms, you should know deep in your soul that every decision that brought the two of you to this special moment was yours. More families than ever are choos..
When society widow and gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters joined the fishing class, she wasted no time in ruffling the feathers-or was it the fins?-of those around her. Among the victims of her sharp tongue and unladylike manner was Lochdubh Constable Hamish Macbeth. Yet not even Hamish thought some..