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Written in My Own Heart's Blood

Diana Gabaldon · Random House Inc
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKLIST In her now classic novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears . . . into...
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William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

Ian Doescher · Quirk Books
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

The saga that began with the interstellar best seller William Shakespeare's Star Wars continues with this merry reimagining of George Lucas's enduring classic The Empire Strikes Back. Many a fortnight have passed since the destruction of the Death Star. Young Luke Skywalker and his friends...
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ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror

Michael Weiss · Regan Arts
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A revelatory look inside the world's most dangerous terrorist group.Initially dismissed by US President Barack Obama, along with other fledgling terrorist groups, as a "jayvee squad" compared to al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world by conquering...
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The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer

Roseanne Montillo · William Morrow; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In late nineteenth-century Boston, home to Herman Melville and Oliver Wendell Holmes, a serial killer preying on children is running loose in the city - a wilderness of ruin caused by the Great Fire of 1872 - in this literary historical crime thriller reminiscent of The Devil in the White...
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The Mother's Promise

Sally Hepworth · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Sally Hepworth novels are "sure to appeal to fans of Jojo Moyes, Jodi Picoult, and Lisa Genova; book clubs will be lining up." -- Library Journal (starred review) All their lives, Alice Stanhope and her daughter, Zoe, have been a family of two, living quietly in Northern California....
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The Taming of the Queen

Philippa Gregory · Touchstone
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

By the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen, a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name.Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot...
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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

Laura Ingalls Wilder · South Dakota Historical Society Press; annotated edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction. Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences...
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Dark Corners: A Novel

Ruth Rendell · Scribner
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

A spectacularly compelling story of blackmail, murders both accidental and opportunistic, and of one life s fateful unraveling from Ruth Rendell one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation ("People") writing at her most acute and mesmerizing. When his father dies,...
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Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Mark Greaney · Random House Large Print
Pages: 820
Format: Large print book

The #1 New York Times-bestselling series is back with the most shocking revelation of all. After years of facing international threats, President Jack Ryan learns that the greatest dangers always come from within... It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea,...
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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Kathleen M. Eisenhardt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

"How simplicity trumps complexity in nature, business, and life. We struggle to manage complexity every day. We follow intricate diets to lose weight, juggle multiple remotes to operate our home entertainment systems, face proliferating data at the office, and hack through thickets...
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Edge of Darkness

Christine Feehan · Jove Books
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Take an all-new excursion in the world of the Carpathians from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan - joined here by Maggie Shayne and Lori Herter, two other masters of vampire romance in an original anthology that takes dark fantasy to rapturous new heights.Dark Crime...
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Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir

Wednesday Martin · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! The book that has outraged the social elite! "Eye-popping" - People "Amusing, perceptive and ... deliciously evil" - The New York Times Book Review "Juicy, sexy, bawdy stuff" - New York Daily News "Think Gossip...
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The Werewolf of Bamberg

Oliver Pötzsch · Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Pages: 570
Format: Print book

The thrilling fifth entry in Oliver Potzsch's bestselling Hangman's Daughter series. In 1668, hangman Jakob Kuisl, his daughter Magdalena, and her husband Simon travel to the town of Bamberg. But what was planned as a family vacation soon becomes a nightmare: a murderer in Bamberg is leaving...
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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Christopher McDougall · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? In search of an answer, Christopher McDougall sets off to find a tribe of the world's...
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Insurgent

Veronica Roth · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 525
Format: Hardcover

One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves - and herself - while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity...
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