Monthly Archives: September 2019

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Fred Rogers

75 beloved songs from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and The Children’s Corner are collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of adults who grew up with Mister Rogers. It’s you I like. It’s not the things you wear, It’s not the way you do your hair— But it’s you I like. From funny to sweet, silly to sincere, the lyrics of Mister Rogers explore such universal topics as feelings, new siblings, everyday life, imagination, and more. Through these songs—as well as endearing ...

Jefferson’s Ashes – K. R. Eckert

150 years ago, in the unreconstructed south, a group of powerful families form an organization for the protection of the old plantation way of life. In a climactic moment of terror, they murder a man who shouldn’t exist, a man whose very life could change history. Then the group vanishes into time. 150 years later, young idealist Will Benning discovers his own family’s involvement with this group. Horrified, Benning flees his Southern home and heads for a friend in Boston. Hounded and desperate, he sells ...

The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come ...

Old Bones – Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

The #1 NYT bestselling authors Preston & Child bring the true story of the ill-fated Donner Party to new life in this thrilling novel of archaeology, history, murder, and suspense. Nora Kelly, a young curator at the Santa Fe Institute of Archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called “Lost Camp” of the tragic Donner Party. This was a group of pioneers who earned a terrible place in American history when they became snow-bound in ...

The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism – Steve Kornacki

From MSNBC correspondent Steve Kornacki, a lively and sweeping history of the birth of political tribalism in the 1990s—one that brings critical new understanding to our current political landscape from Clinton to Trump In The Red and the Blue, cable news star and acclaimed journalist Steve Kornacki follows the twin paths of Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich, two larger-than-life politicians who exploited the weakened structure of their respective parties to attain the highest offices. For Clinton, that meant contorting himself around the various factions of the ...

Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel – Carl Safina

I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you? Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl Safina’s landmark book offers an intimate view of animal behavior to challenge the fixed boundary between humans and nonhuman animals. In Beyond Words, readers travel to Amboseli National Park in the threatened landscape of Kenya ...

The 57 Bus: A True Story – Dashka Slater

A New York Times Bestseller Stonewall Book Award Winner―Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white ...

The Seven Kinds: Spine-chilling psychological horror stories with twist endings. – Dilip Maity

The horror inside a human mind is far more scarier than any demon. Debut author Dilip Maity presents you seven spine-chilling psychological horror stories. A terrifying journey through which you will get to know, how far a human mind can go to show its wickedness. “A man obsessed with playing hide & seek…” “A woman finds her look-alike lurking in a dark room of an abandoned building beside her house…” “How a girl solves the mystery behind her mom’s death, over a morning tea…” “In ...