Anita Blake has the highest kill count of any vampire executioner in the country. Sheâ€™s a U.S. Marshal who can raise zombies with the best of them. But ever since she and master vampire Jean-Claude went public with their engagement, all she is to anyone and everyone is Jean-Claudeâ€™s fiancĂ©e.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanizedâ€”and sometimes outragedâ€”millions of readers.
Magic, adventure, mystery, and romance combine in this epic debut in which a young princess must reclaim her dead motherâ€™s throne, learn to be a rulerâ€”and defeat the Red Queen, a powerful and malevolent sorceress determined to destroy her.
2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: Imagineâ€¦ What would you do if you found the key to a time machine? A twelve-year-old girl on her way home from swim practice, did just that. With her family and friends, she must solve riddles and travel back through history to find missing pieces of the time machine in order to save the world in the future. Will they have enough time?
Bill Maher, the hilarious, irreverent star of the hit ABC talk show Politically Incorrect, is one of America's hottest comics. But like many of today's late-night humor kings, Maher began his career navigating New York City's seedy stand-up comedy circuit. He was there back in the Golden Age of comedy, when everybody wanted to be Eddie Murphy, and even the laundromat had its own open-mike night.
Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow.
The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. "Frighteningly close near-future sci-fi."ď»ż - ď»żBookoftheDay.org
Greer Hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. And Greer ended up with the blame. Now Greer has been given one more chance--a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie.