A literary treasure, The Pirate Hunter is a masterpiece of historical detective work, and a rare, authentic pirate story for grown-ups. Captain Kidd has gone down in history as America's most ruthless buccaneer, fabulously rich, burying dozens of treasure chests up and down the eastern seaboard. But..
In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman stood at a podium at Philadelphia's University of the Arts to deliver the commencement address. For the next nineteen minutes he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength: he encouraged the students before him to break rules and think out..
With this book, China Galland brought increased attention to the spiritual traditions of the Black Madonna and other cross-cultural expressions of the feminine divine. The popularity of recent works by authors like Sue Monk Kidd and Kathleen Norris have only increased readersa fascination. Now with ..
A powerful journey brimming with color and drama, "The Last Runaway" is "New York Times" bestselling author Tracy Chevalier's vivid exploration of an iconic chapter in American history. Ohio 1850. For a modest English Quaker stranded far from home, life is a trial. Untethered from the moment she le..
From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd). With"pitch-perfe..
A collection of historic writings from the slave-owner-turned-abolitionist sisters portrayed in Sue Monk Kidd's novel "The Invention of Wings" Sarah and Angelina Grimke's portrayal in Sue Monk Kidd's latest novel, "The Invention of Wings," has brought much-deserved new attention to these inspiring ..
The "New York Times"-bestselling memoir of pilgrimage and metamorphosis by the author of "The Secret Life of Bees "and "The Invention of Wings" (Viking, January 2014) and her daughter Sue Monk Kidd has touched the hearts of millions of readers with her beloved novels and acclaimed nonfiction. Now, ..
From the celebrated author of" The Secret Life of Bees," a "New York Times" bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a vo..
From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers--featuring cover art by Jessica Hische It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated ..
From the #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life "and "I Funny "comes a brilliantly original new adventure series, jam-packed with action, humor, and heart The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their f..
The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action!
Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may
have completed their first treasure hunt after their ..
Flame meets Jemma Watson in an alley, and this ordinary girl soon realizes that she is dealing with an extraordinary kitten. Flameas magic powers come in handy as Jemma auditions for dance school while trying to look after her younger siblings. But the fun canat last forever as Flame senses his enem..
Immensely readable history by the author of "Robinson Crusoe" incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century. Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias B..
From the celebrated author of "The Secret Life of Bees," a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world-..
Angus Konstam sets sail through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes us into the depths of the pirate s dark world, examining the many colorful characters from Cretans and Vikings to French corsairs and the British rogues of the golden age of..
With a strong, warm voice that brings the South to life, "New York Times" bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe writes richly textured stories that intimately portray the complex and emotional relationships we share with families, friends, and the natural world. "Every book that Mary Alice Monroe has..
Night time is the right time... Gwendolyn Kidd has met the man of her dreams. He's hot, he's sexy, and what started as a no-names-exchanged night of passion has blossomed into a year and a half-long pleasure fest. Sure, it's a little strange that he only appears in her bed at night, but Gwen is so s..
Originally published in 1724 and now with an introduction and commentary by David Cordingly, best-selling author of the pirate classic Under the Black Flag this famous account of the most notorious pirates of the day was an immediate success. Written by the mysterious Captain Johnson, it appeared in..
At 17 Mike Brodie hopped his first train close to his home in Pensacola, FL thinking he would visit a friend in Mobile, AL. Instead the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, FL. Days later, Brodie rode the same train home, arriving back where he started. Nonetheless, it sparked some..
';I've read her Thirteen Stories many times, and I'm always awed by how much comedy, pathos, satire and lyricism she manages to squeeze into her stories.' Sue Monk Kidd A strong sense of placein this case Mississippialong with often larger-than-life characterizations of ordinary folk with all their..
Welcome to the world of the elite...As a model, Jemma is used to being the centre of attention. And when Dominic Vane, the world-famous photographer, asks her to pose for him, she knows it s not just her pictures he s interested in.But in a world where pleasure is pursued above all else, will fallin..
Undercover agent Joel Kidd had inside knowledge of the mission's target: Hope Algier - his former lover. He was to provide protection, something Hope wouldn't accept.But, when an unknown assailant begins picking off her clients one by one, Joel could be the only thing that can save them...
Does literature need the book? With electronic texts and reading devices growing increasingly popular, the codex is no longer the default format of fiction. Yet as Alexander Starre shows in Metamedia, American literature has rediscovered the book as an artistic medium after the first e-book hype in ..
This is the most comprehensive and accessible reference to women's spirituality on the market. It covers a wide range of women's spiritual experience from the dawn of civilisation to present day: New Age rituals, ancient Jewish traditions, black women's spirituality, Christian theology and more. Thi..
Edited by Ian Gilbert with chapters by Mark Anderson, Lisa Jane Ashes, Phil Beadle, Jackie Beere, David Cameron (The Real David Cameron), Paul Clarke, Tait Coles, Mark Creasy, Mark Finnis, Dave Harris, Crista Hazell, Martin Illingworth, Nina Jackson, Rachel Jones, Gill Kelly, Debra Kidd, Jonathan Le..
Written by Debra Kidd, A Curriculum of Hope: As rich in humanity as in knowledge explores how good curriculum design can empower schools to build bridges between their pupils' learning and the world around them. A great many schools are wondering how they can build a curriculum model that meets the..
A sleepy Hampshire cathedral city, a remote cottage in centralWales and a small town in the forests of east Texas - these are not locations where one might expect to find social unrest, political intrigue, or calculated injustice. Set shortly in the future, in 2030, Courting Rendition takes the form..
THE CRYPTO GOLD RUSH IS ONLY JUST BEGINNING... Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrencies it enables are being described by some people as the biggest thing since the internet, but very few people understand it, or the opportunities it brings. Enter this down-to-earth guide to understanding..