Back Amanda's Picks | November Newsletter

Simple News Pro
  Amanda's Picks  
Wintersmith

Terry Pratchett · HarperTeen
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

At 9, Tiffany Aching defeated the cruel Queen of Fairyland. At 11, she battled an ancient body-stealing evil. At 13, Tiffany faces a new challenge: a boy. And boys can be a bit of a problem when you're thirteen. . . . But the Wintersmith isn't exactly a boy. He is Winter itself - snow,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Widow

Fiona Barton · Berkley
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down." - People"If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful." - Stephen KingFollowing the twists...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Fresh: Simple, Delicious Recipes to Make You Feel Energized!

Donal Skehan · Sterling Epicure
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

From TV and YouTube star Donal Skehan comes a cookbook jam-packed with healthy, fresh recipes that are as nourishing and energizing as they are delicious. Television and YouTube sensation Donal Skehan believes in maximizing health and energy through the enjoyment of flavorful, nutrient-packed...
Read More check catalog
 
 
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 162
Format: Hardcover

2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully. She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation. And she would go in comfort-she...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Wild Thing: A Novel

Josh Bazell · Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books
Pages: 388
Format: eBook

Beat the Reaper left critics applauding, readers gasping, and Dr. Pietro Brnwa on the run from the mob. WILD THING finds him adrift: at sea, literally, as a cruise ship doctor under an assumed name. So when a reclusive billionaire offers him a job accompanying a sexy but self-destructive...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Test of Wills: The First Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery

Charles Todd · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 305
Format: Paperback

"Todd has written a first novel that speaks out, urgently and compassionately, for a long-dead generation ... .A meticulously wrought puzzle." - New York Times Book Review"An intricately plotted mystery. With this remarkable debut, Charles Todd breaks new ground in the historical...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Bad Monkey

Carl Hiaasen · Alfred a Knopf Inc
Pages: 317
Format: Hardcover

Andrew Yancy late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff s office has a human arm in his freezer. There s a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Alexandria Link: A Novel

Steve Berry · Ballantine Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk world of elite operatives for the U.S. Justice Department to lead the low-key life of a rare-book dealer. But his quiet existence is shattered when he receives an anonymous e-mail: "You have something I want. You're the only person on earth...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Dark of the Moon

John Sandford · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 373
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 bestselling author, a dramatic new crime novel of old hate and fresh murder. --This text refers to the Audible Audio Edition edition.
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Lincoln Lawyer: A Novel (Mickey Haller)

Michael Connelly · Little, Brown & Company
Pages: 10
Format: Audiobook

This #1 bestselling legal thriller from Michael Connelly is a stunning display of novelistic mastery - as human, as gripping, and as whiplash-surprising as any novel yet from the writer Publishers Weekly has called "today's Dostoevsky of crime literature."Mickey Haller is a Lincoln...
Read More check catalog
 
 
All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

Now repackaged--the timeless classic of World War I Germany that speaks to generation after generation.
Read More check catalog
 
 
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein

Kenneth Oppel · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Bravery, danger, and intense passion. How does obsession begin?Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures turn all too real. They stumble upon the Dark...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Art of Fielding: A Novel

Chad Harbach · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 516
Format: eBook

At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.Henry's fight against self-doubt threatens to ruin his future....
Read More check catalog
 
 
My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children

Denene Millner · Agate Bolden
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

"The best site for thoughtful, fierce advice about parenting from a Black perspective" - EbonyFor almost a decade, national parenting expert and bestselling author Denene Millner has published thought-provoking, insightful, sometimes wickedly funny commentary about motherhood...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Everyday Super Food

Jamie Oliver · Ecco
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

This is the most personal book I've ever written, and in order to write it I've been on a complete journey through the world of health and nutrition. Now, using the thing I know best - incredible food - my wish is that this book will inspire and empower you to live the healthiest, happiest,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Even Dogs in the Wild

Ian Rankin · Little, Brown & Company
Format: Audiobook

Rebus comes out of retirement...to save his nemesis.Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is feeling the heat. She's investigating the death of a senior government prosecutor, David Minton, who has friends in high places. When one of their own is killed, the powers that be want answers fast....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Last Kind Words Saloon

Larry McMurtry · Wheeler Publishing
Pages: 235
Format: Large Print

Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday move across the frontier from Long Grass, Texas, to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver in the latest novel by the acclaimed author of The Last Picture Show and Lonesome Dove. (westerns) . Simultaneous.
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Stieg Larsson · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson's thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander.Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Light in August: The Corrected Text

William Faulkner · Modern Library
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeFrom the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner - also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom!, and Selected Short StoriesOne...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Impossible

Nancy Werlin · Dial Books
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Beautiful Creatures and Wicked Lovely comes this New York Times Bestselling modern fairy tale from National Book Award Finalist Nancy Werlin. Inspired by the classic folk ballad "Scarborough Fair," this wonderfully riveting novel is rife with suspense, romance, and fantasy....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath 1)

Brad Thor · Pocket Star
Pages: 544
Format: Mass Market Paperback

On the snow-covered slopes of Utah, the unthinkable has happened: the President of the United States has been kidnapped, and his Secret Service detail massacred. Only one agent has survived -- ex-Navy SEAL Scot Harvath. He doesn't buy the official line that Middle Eastern terrorists are responsible,...
Read More check catalog