Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Monster of T: Hunter – Tobey Truestory

No one understands what the Monster of T truly is, and some even discourage Adam from hunting it down. They don’t know that he hunts his prey to get a specific answer to a personal question. Given a unique mastery over a poetic perspective of life, he follows words on pieces of paper that dance in riddles. There is a secret world few know about. Those who do are either his allies or mysterious foes. All of them are tied to the answer he seeks, ...

Whose Boat Is This Boat? – The Staff of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

100% of The Late Show’s proceeds from this book go to hurricane relief. Whose Boat Is This Boat? Comments That Don’t Help in the Aftermath of a Hurricane is a picture book made entirely of quotations from President Donald Trump in the wake of Hurricane Florence. It is the first children’s book that demonstrates what not to say after a natural disaster. On September 19, 2018, Donald Trump paid a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, one of the towns ravaged by Hurricane Florence. It was there ...

Fatal Limit – Inge-Lise Goss

A murderer is loose in the hospital. Dora Stephens can’t refuse this case. When she witnesses Sheila, the aunt of her best friend, stagger out of the hospital and die from a traffic accident, Dora’s private eye instincts kick in. Something’s not right. Sheila had no known enemies… but someone wanted her dead. Digging into the circumstances of Sheila’s death leads Dora on a devious path where she encounters lies, drugs, betrayal, and infidelity. She uncovers another mysterious death and stumbles upon a dark secret ...

The Incomplete Book of Running – Peter Sagal

Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares “commentary and reflection about running with a deeply felt personal story, this book is winning, smart, honest, and affecting. Whether you are a runner or not, it will move you” (Susan Orlean). On the verge of turning forty, Peter Sagal—brainiac Harvard grad, short bald Jew with a disposition towards heft, and a sedentary star of public radio—started running seriously. And much to his own surprise, he kept going, faster and further, running ...

Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World – Shannon Watts

Shannon Watts was a stay-at-home mom folding laundry when news of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary flashed across the television screen. In one moment, she went from outraged to engaged and decided to do something about it. What started as a simple Facebook group to connect with other frustrated parents grew into Moms Demand Action, a national movement with millions of supporters and a powerful grassroots network of local chapters in all 50 states. Shannon has been called “the NRA’s worst nightmare”—and her ...

Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse – John Lithgow

Award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump’s presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump’s doctors, and many others. Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow’s never-before-seen line drawings, the poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, ...

Jack in reality – Tony Garrod

Jack in reality is the story of Jack, who, after waking up late for work one morning, finds himself in a hospital bed and lucky to be alive after an experience he is unable to make sense of. As he recovers at home, his world begins to feel unfamiliar; something is wrong, but to the people around him, everything is normal. He struggles to find a rational explanation as he experiences unearthly events, testing his sanity through the twists and turns until his very existence ...

Find Me – AndrĂ© Aciman

In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting. No novel in recent memory has spoken more movingly to contemporary readers about the nature of love than André Aciman’s haunting Call Me by Your Name. First published in 2007, it was hailed as “a love letter, an invocation . . . an exceptionally beautiful book” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times Book Review). Nearly three quarters of ...