• Details about Little Bento: 32 Irresistible Bento Box Lunches for Kids

    Little Bento: 32 Irresistible Bento Box Lunches for Kids

    Michele Olivier

    "Trust me when I tell you, Little Bento is going to change your lunch game! This will revolutionize your lunch; whether you need to pack a lunch for school, day trips, the office, or simply need some inspiration for when you're at home. You NEED this book." --Toddler and Toast blog Your challenge: Packing a healthy lunch for your picky little eater. Your solution: The bento box! Little Bento is your ultimate bento guide to planning, preparing, and assembling yummy, wholesome, easy bento box lun……more

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  • Details about Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA

    Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA

    Tim Junkin

    Charged with the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in 1984, Kirk Bloodsworth was tried, convicted, and sentenced to die in Maryland's gas chamber. From the beginning, he proclaimed his innocence, but when he was granted a new trial because his prosecutors improperly withheld evidence, the second trial also resulted in conviction. Bloodsworth read every book on criminal law in the prison library and persuaded a new lawyer to petition for the then-innovative DNA testing. After nine years in……more

  • Details about Dark Saturday: A Novel (sound recording)

    Dark Saturday: A Novel (sound recording)

    Nicci French; Beth Chalmers (Read by)

    An electrifying, sophisticated psychological thriller about past crimes and present dangers, featuring an unforgettable protagonist...A decade ago, eighteen-year-old Hannah Docherty was arrested for the shocking murder of her family. It was an open-and-shut case, and Hannah has been incarcerated in a secure psychiatric hospital ever since.When psychotherapist Frieda Klein is asked to meet Hannah and give her assessment, she reluctantly agrees. But what she finds horrifies her. Hannah has become ……more

  • Details about Eat at Home Tonight: 101 Deliciously Simple Dinner Recipes for Even the Busiest Family Schedule

    Eat at Home Tonight: 101 Deliciously Simple Dinner Recipes for Even the Busiest Family Schedule

    Tiffany King

    Founder of the Eat at Home website and family meal-planning wizard Tiffany King shares recipes focused on simplicity, flavor, and healthy balance to help home cooks end every day with an affordable family dinner. A popular food blogger with 8.5 million page views, Tiffany King's debut cookbook is crafted for those nights "when life happens." This is the cookbook to turn to when all hope of a homemade, wholesome dinner seems lost: when the fridge is empty, when it's already 8pm, when one kid ha……more

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  • Details about Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

    Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

    Christina Lauren

    Most men can't handle Hazel. But her best friend Josh isn't most men. Don't miss New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren's new novel about two people who are definitely not dating...no matter how often they end up in bed together. Hazel Camille Bradford knows she's a lot to take--and frankly, most men aren't up to the challenge. If her army of pets and thrill for the absurd don't send them running, her lack of filter means she'll say exactly the wrong thing in a delicate moment. The……more

  • Details about The Wildlands

    The Wildlands

    Abby Geni

    "Geni's fascination with the borders between human and animal drives this distinctive sophomore novel . . . Geni continues to create works of art with perfect voices that are simultaneously thrillers and meditations on nature. It is an incredible trick." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) When a Category 5 tornado ravaged Mercy, Oklahoma, no family in the small town lost more than the McClouds. Their home and farm were instantly demolished, and orphaned siblings Darlene, Jane, and Cora made me……more

  • Details about Dear Mrs. Bird: A Novel

    Dear Mrs. Bird: A Novel

    A. J. Pearce

    "A marvelous treat. Charming and delightful." --Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina An irresistible debut set in London during World War II about an adventurous young woman who becomes a secret advice columnist-- a warm, funny, and enormously moving story for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and Lilac Girls . London, 1940. Emmeline Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertise……more

  • Details about Small Fry: A Memoir

    Small Fry: A Memoir

    Lisa Brennan-Jobs

    A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in her, ushering her into a new world of mansions, vacations, and private schools. His attention was thrilli……more

  • Details about How Are You Going to Save Yourself

    How Are You Going to Save Yourself

    J. M. Holmes

    Four young men struggle to liberate themselves from the burden of being black and male in America in an assured debut "as up-to the-minute as a Kendrick Lamar track and as ruefully steeped in eternal truths as a Gogol tale" ( Kirkus , starred review). Bound together by shared experience but pulled apart by their changing fortunes, four young friends coming of age in the postindustrial enclave of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, struggle to liberate themselves from the legacies left to them as black men……more

  • Details about Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Man Who Lived to Tell about It

    Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Man Who Lived to Tell about It

    Brian Murphy; Toula Vlahou (As told to)

    The small ship making the Liverpool-to-New York trip in the early months of 1856 carried mail, crates of dry goods, and more than one hundred passengers, mostly Irish emigrants. Suddenly an iceberg tore the ship asunder and five lifeboats were lowered. As four lifeboats drifted into the fog and icy water, never to be heard from again, the last boat wrenched away from the sinking ship with a few blankets, some water and biscuits, and thirteen souls. Only one would survive. This is his story. As ……more

  • Details about A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor

    Darcey Bell

    A single mother's life is turned upside down when her best friend vanishes in this chilling debut thriller in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train--now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, and Henry Golding, and directed by Paul Feig "Debut-novelist Darcey Bell ramps up suspense with authority in this domestic thriller, in which actions seem as inevitable as they are chilling. The audience that made Gone Girl a publishing sensation is likely to ……more

  • Details about Heartbreaker

    Heartbreaker

    Claudia Dey

    The love between a daughter and her mother--and the dark secrets they keep from each other--are at the heart of this wildly imaginative novel that combines elements of The Handmaid's Tale , Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks . An isolated town. The remains of a mysterious cult. And a woman who disappears. It's 1985. Pony Darlene Fontaine has lived all her fifteen years in "the territory," a settlement founded decades ago by a charismatic cult leader. In this strange town run on a sinister econo……more

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  • Details about Less: A Novel (sound recording)

    Less: A Novel (sound recording)

    Andrew Sean Greer

    A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" ( The New York Times Book Review). WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE National Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2017 A San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Book of 2017 Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, the Lambda Award, and the California Book Award Who says you can't run away from……more

  • Details about Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago (sound recording)

    Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago (sound recording)

    Max Allan Collins; A. Brad Schwartz

    A legendary novelist and acclaimed rising historian combine talents in this groundbreaking dual biography of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the upright Prohibition agent who helped bring him down.In 1929, thirty-year-old Al Capone was the undisputed king of Chicago, ruling not only the city's gangland, but by proxy, the city's corrupt municipal government as well. A criminal who built an empire flouting the despised Prohibition laws, Capone was popular among ordina……more

  • Details about The Ruin: A Novel (sound recording)

    The Ruin: A Novel (sound recording)

    Dervla McTiernan

    It's been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind ...When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget--until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it.Cormac Reilly is the……more

  • Details about The Anomaly (sound recording)

    The Anomaly (sound recording)

    Michael Rutger

    Not all secrets are meant to be found.If Indiana Jones lived in the X-Files era, he might bear at least a passing resemblance to Nolan Moore -- a rogue archaeologist hosting a documentary series derisively dismissed by the "real" experts, but beloved of conspiracy theorists.Nolan sets out to retrace the steps of an explorer from 1909 who claimed to have discovered a mysterious cavern high up in the ancient rock of the Grand Canyon. And, for once, he may have actually found what he seeks. Then th……more

  • Details about Baby Teeth (sound recording)

    Baby Teeth (sound recording)

    Zoje Stage

    A battle of wills between mother and daughter reveals the frailty and falsehood of familial bonds in award-winning playwright and filmmaker Zoje Stage's tense audiobook of psychological suspense, Baby Teeth. Afflicted with a chronic debilitating condition, Suzette Jensen knew having children would wreak havoc on her already fragile body. Nevertheless, she brought Hanna into the world, pleased and proud to start a family with her husband Alex. Estranged from her own mother, Suzette is determined……more

  • Details about Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World (sound recording)

    Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World (sound recording)

    Maryanne Wolf

    From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies. A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf's Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed drama……more

  • Details about Race to Hawaii: The 1927 Dole Derby and the Thrilling First Flights That Opened the Pacific (sound recording)

    Race to Hawaii: The 1927 Dole Derby and the Thrilling First Flights That Opened the Pacific (sound recording)

    Jason Ryan

    Today, a trip to Hawaii is a simple six-hour flight from the West Coast. But almost a century ago, the first flights to Hawaii required a nerve-wracking and uncertain twenty-six-hour journey to isolated and elusive islands located in the middle of the world's largest ocean. Pilots prayed they would encounter land after flying a full day and night across 2,400 miles of the open Pacific.Race to Hawaii chronicles the thrilling first flights to Hawaii in the 1920s, during the Golden Age of Aviation.……more

  • Details about Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America (sound recording)

    Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America (sound recording)

    Beth Macy

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Factory Man comes the only book to fully chart the opioid crisis in America-an unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines. In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustr……more

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  • Details about Going to War (video recording)

    Going to War (video recording)

    Michael Epstein

    Abstract:  What is it really like to go to war? For millennia, only warriors could really answer that question. Now, a new PBS documentary takes viewers inside the experience of battle and reveals the soldier's experiences as never before. It helps viewers make sense of this paradox and get to the heart of what it is like to be a soldier in times of war.…more

  • Details about The Terror: Season 1 (video recording)

    The Terror: Season 1 (video recording)

    Dan Simmons

    Inspired by a true story, follow the British Royal Navy's perilous voyage into unchartered territory as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage. Faced with treacherous conditions, limited resources, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, the crew is pushed to the brink of extinction. Frozen, isolated and stuck at the end of the earth, it highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each other.…more

  • Details about Tully (video recording)

    Tully (video recording)

    Jason Reitman

    Abstract: When mother Marlo gives birth to her third baby, she wasn't expecting to hire a nanny to help with the newborn. Her brother contracts the services of young Tully as a nanny on Marlo's behalf, however. At first Marlo thinks of having a nanny as an unnecessary indulgence, but as the two women get to know each other better, they begin to form an unexpected bond, although their relationship is not always such smooth sailing.…more

  • Details about Maigret: The Complete Series (video recording)

    Maigret: The Complete Series (video recording)

    Rowan Atkinson

    Maigret comes under pressure from his superiors and the press to catch a serial killer of women with no common feature except their hair. Making no progress Maigret sets a trap using undercover police officers. The trap yields a clue to a suspect with a possessive wife and mother but a sixth murder while his suspect is in custody throws doubt on Maigret's theory and his superiors decide to replace him as investigator of the case.…more