This is a story of the unexpected.In Destined to Witness, Hans Massaquoi has crafted a beautifully rendered memoir -- an astonishing true tale of how he came of age as a black child in Nazi Germany. The son of a prominent African and a German nurse, Hans remained behind with his mother when Hitler... More Info
From the multi-million-copy bestselling author of Wicked comes a magical new twist on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Lewis’s Carroll’s beloved classic. When Alice toppled down the rabbit-hole 150 years ago, she found a Wonderland as rife... More Info
For beginner and experienced crafters alike, this fun, unique book offers 75 easy-to-follow and stylish projects to transform your home and accessories using just a Sharpie pen. For many years, Sharpie markers have been the artist’s marker of choice. But there are so many more ways this versatile... More Info
This collection of original stories by today’s finest women writers—including Tracy Chevalier, Francine Prose, Elizabeth McCracken, Tessa Hadley, Audrey Niffenegger, and more—takes inspiration from the opening line in Charlotte Brontë’s most beloved novel, Jane Eyre. A fixture in the... More Info
A luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan Kabul, 2007: The Taliban rules the streets. With a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can rarely leave the house or attend school. Their only hope lies in the ancient Afghan custom of... More Info
In this riveting, poignant memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them—television producer Mary Pflum Peterson recounts a journey through loss and redemption, and her battle to rescue her mother, a former nun, from compulsive hoarding. As a successful television... More Info
National Bestseller From the PEN/Faulkner finalist and critically acclaimed author of Hold It ’Til It Hurts comes a dark and socially provocative Southern-fried comedy about four UC Berkeley students who stage a dramatic protest during a Civil War reenactment—a fierce, funny, tragic work from a... More Info
From a striking new voice comes a novel tracing the lives of four American women who are part of a unique Jewish tradition in their coastal village in Northern Israel: they prepare and dress women for burial, as they grow in friendship and marriages, learn to accept death, and to appreciate the... More Info
From the author of The Fool’s Tale and I, Iago comes a disarmingly charming and warm-hearted “romcom” about a woman, her dog, and the man who has to prove that he is good enough for both of them. Sara Renault fired Rory O’Connor from his part-time job at a Boston art museum, and in... More Info
Megan Kimble was a twenty-six-year-old living in a small apartment without even a garden plot to her name. But she knew that she cared about where her food came from, how it was made, and what it did to her body—so she decided to go an entire year without eating processed foods. Unprocessed is... More Info
The relentless pursuit of high self-esteem has become a virtual religion. Our ultracompetitive culture tells us we need to be constantly above average to feel good about ourselves, but there is always someone more attractive, successful, or intelligent than we are. And even when we do manage to... More Info
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series, comes the very first adult installment, which follows Princess Mia and her Prince Charming as they plan their fairy tale wedding—but a few poisoned apples could turn this happily-ever-after into a royal nightmare. For... More Info
It is the early 1960s, and Chicago is teeming with the tensions of the day—segregation, sexual experimentation, the Cold War, and Vietnam—but it is also home to some of the country's most influential jazz. Naomi Hill, a singer at the Blue Angel club, has been poised on the brink of stardom for... More Info
An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, “the most accomplished black music critic of his generation” (Washington Post Book World). When it debuted in October... More Info
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. With the help of a Christian friend, she emerged in Munich as Grete Denner.... More Info
Retracing the steps of Michael C. Rockefeller who, in 1961, went missing during an expedition to New Guinea, an avid traveler immerses himself in the world of former headhunters and cannibals to uncover generations of a local native tribe who seemingly know the truth behind Rockefeller's... More Info
Venice, a really long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from Britain who also happens to be a favorite of the Doge: the rascal-Fool, Pocket. This trio of cunning plotters—the merchant, Antonio; the senator, Brabantio; and the... More Info
A comprehensive and comical new illustrated guide to algebra Do you think that a Cartesian plane is a luxury jetliner? Does the phrase "algebraic expression" leave you with a puzzled look? Do you believe that the Order of Operations is an Emmy-winning medical drama? Then you need The Cartoon Guide... More Info
Rosie "Aunty" Lee, the feisty widow and amateur sleuth and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved home-cooking restaurant, is back in another delectable, witty mystery involving scandal and murder among the city's elite Few know more about what goes on in Singapore than Aunty Lee. When a scandal over... More Info
London, 1385. Surrounded by ruthless courtiers—including his powerful uncle, John of Gaunt, and Gaunt's artful mistress, Katherine Swynford—England's young king, Richard II, is in mortal peril. Songs are heard across London, said to originate from an ancient book that prophesies the ends of... More Info
Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of his acclaimed New York Times bestseller Mystic River with The Drop—A love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters—"money... More Info
A deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization of normality anyone living a full, rich life exper-iences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. Today, however, millions of people who are really no more than "worried well" are being... More Info
A stunning debut, set in colonial Malaysia with a smart, winning heroine, The Ghost Bride is catnip for the reader's group crowd, combining the detailed historical accuracy of a Lisa See novel with the playful literary fantasy of A Discovery of Witches. Yangsze Choo's stunning debut, The Ghost... More Info
In a world where animals are nearly all gone and drought has taken over, an orphan embarks on a dangerous journey to Lighthouse Island, a vacation spot in the Pacific Northwest, during which she meets a mapmaker and demolition expert who changes the course of her life. 50,000 first printing.
Bestselling sensation Lisa Turner conjures a riveting Southern gothic mystery set in Memphis with echoes of Midnight in the Garden Evil and Lisa Gardner. Detective Billy Able is thrown into a vortex of bizarre murders, Santeria voodoo, flawed heroes, a damning photograph, and a stunning betrayal by... More Info
Struggling with the loss of her parents, who helped haunted souls find peace, Sylvie Mason pursues the mystery, moving closer to the truth of what happened that night as she comes to terms with her family's past and uncovers secrets that have haunted them for years. 75,000 first printing.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a new novel of the impossible made all too frighteningly real. "They say you cannot go home again, and that is as true as a knife . . ." A man returns to the site of his childhood home where, years before, he knew a girl named Lettie... More Info
Published in time for the 2014 World Cup, the ultimate collection of soccer’s greatest lore and legends, illustrated with 100 black-and-white photos, by two of the world’s most knowledgeable soccer journalists. Who Invented the Bicycle Kick? is a rollicking ride through soccer history that will... More Info
In the tradition of J. Courtney Sullivan's Maine and Christina Baker Kline's The Way Life Should Be, comes a story of Maine, love, friendship, and lobsters. Leah has a new husband, a new house, a six pack of beer, two lobsters named Lavender and Leopold in her bathtub, and absolutely no idea what... More Info
Tove Jansson’s memoirs of her early years, filled with joy, exuberance, and the satisfaction of being—with an abundance of photographic illustrations. The excitement of being alive and savoring the good things that are life pervades all the writing of Tove Jansson. The beloved nine volumes of... More Info
The New York Times bestselling author of Labor Day and The Good Daughters returns with a haunting novel of sisterhood, sacrifice, and suspense "Joyce Maynard has, again, managed to tap flawlessly into the voice of a teenage girl-part hope, part fiction, and all heart. After Her is page-turning... More Info
Inspired by true events, The Girl Who Came Home is the poignant story of a group of Irish emigrants aboard RMS Titanic—a seamless blend of fact and fiction that explores the tragedy’s impact and its lasting repercussions on survivors and their descendants. Ireland, 1912. Fourteen members of a... More Info
Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.
From the popular Book of Odds website, this stylish and accessible reference book offers a fascinating peek at the probabilities that govern every aspect of human life Did you know that your odds of dying from drowning are higher than the odds of meeting your mate on a blind date? That the odds a... More Info
Determined to put his past behind him and start a new life, hitman Ray Lamar, agreeing to one last heist, discovers that the road to redemption is much harder than he thought when things start to go very wrong.
Reporting for a job with well-known, but reclusive author, freelance copyeditor, Rannie Bookman, discovers the writer murdered, naked and tied to her bed in the second mystery from the author of Dangerous Admissions. Original. 40,000 first printing.
From the Spanish Armada to the modern age of aircraft carriers, history is littered with horribly bad military ideas on the open seas. With more than 35 chapters of incredible military disasters, both famous (infamous) and obscure, 'How to Lose a War at Sea' is chock full of trivia, history, and... More Info
With unprecedented insider access into its inner world, the niece of the Church of Scientology's commander-in-chief tells the story of her bizarre and traumatic childhood as a member of the secretive organization, her dramatic escape, and her struggle to integrate into mainstream society... More Info
Beirut, 2006. While attempting a clandestine meeting with a new contact-code-name Nightingale-CIA operations officer Carrie Mathison barely escapes an ambush. Suspicious that security at the CIA's Beirut headquarters has been compromised, the highly skilled and emotionally volatile agent challenges... More Info
In 1971 Nashville, Willie Nelson, after a life-changing experience, decides to do things his own way, reinventing himself and resurrecting his career, in this wonderful holiday tale that recounts Willie's colorful adventures and is told in his unique voice. 125,000 first printing.
Harry and Madeleine Winslow have been blessed with talent, money, and charm. Harry is a National Book Award–winning author. Madeleine is a woman of sublime beauty and grace. The Winslows play host to a coterie of close friends and acolytes eager to bask in their golden radiance, whether they are... More Info
Get Shorty's Chili Palmer is back. No more Mr. Nice Guy. After a smash hit and a flop, B-movie producer Chili Palmer is looking for another score. Lunching with a record company executive, Chili's exploring a hot new idea—until the exec, a former "associate" from Chili's Brooklyn days, gets... More Info
Detroit process server Jack Ryan has a reputation for being the best in the business at finding people who don't want to be found. Now he's looking for a missing stockholder known only as "Unknown Man No. 89." But his missing man isn't "unknown" to everyone: a pretty blonde hates his guts and a... More Info
Perennial New York Times and nationally bestselling author and acclaimed multiple–prize winner Laura Lippman delivers a brilliant novel about a woman with a secret life who is forced to make desperate choices to save her son and herself. When Hector Lewis told his daughter that she had a nothing... More Info
Newly revised, featuring the most up-to-date research, effective strategies, and real-life stories The spirited child—often called "difficult" or "strong-willed"—possesses traits we value in adults yet find challenging in children. Research shows that spirited kids are wired to be "more"—by... More Info
Join Bill Bryson on an unforgettable exploration of scientific genius, discovery, and invention. Edited and introduced by Bryson, with original contributions from “a glittering array of scientific writing talent” (Sunday Observer), Seeing Further tells the spectacular story of modern science... More Info
“Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.” And so we have. Time and again, mankind has faced down problems, but have often failed to take the hard-earned knowledge into the next battle. Doomed to Repeat is a collection of essays, edited by Bill Fawcett, that illuminates some of the... More Info
An intelligent and provocative first novel that imagines what would have happened if Eleanor Roosevelt ran against Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1952 presidential elections--available just in time for the historic 2008 primaries.