Monthly Archives: January 2020

You – Caroline Kepnes

NOW A HIT NETFLIX SERIES A NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER “Hypnotic and scary.” —Stephen King “I am riveted, aghast, aroused, you name it. The rare instance when prose and plot are equally delicious.” —Lena Dunham From debut author Caroline Kepnes comes You, one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of the Year, and a brilliant and terrifying novel for the social media age. When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on ...

Smarter Every Day; Facts, Trivia, and General Knowledge – Elsmere Gracey

“Smarter Every Day” is the fourth book in “The Smarty Pants Series” – a collection of facts, trivia, and general knowledge that offers the reader bite-sized chunks of random information. •Why do fashion shows promote weird clothes that no one will wear?•What happened to the Ghent Altarpiece?•What is the red thing under a turkey’s neck called? Coincidences, murder mysteries, science, geography, people, animals, cars, sport, religion, space, movies, inventions, phobias – this book has them all! Every page makes us smarter every day!  

Night Crawls and Sweet Dreams – Joel Vincent

It’s a euphoric time in the 1990’s. Small companies are sprouting up everywhere, capitalizing on the boom and becoming rich corporations overnight. But not every company is an instant sensation. LenwahCom, ‘The Little Company with The Funny Name’ is about as nondescript as they come except that it employs Anton Epps; A peculiar dreamer with a strange habit, intriguing insights, and a knack for attracting the wrong attention. Intrigued, a conventional girl with sensible ways driven by a father’s strict upbringing is drawn in. As ...

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope – Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn

“A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country. One of the most important books I’ve read on the state of our disunion.”—Tara Westover, author of Educated  The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea–deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans–to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure. With stark poignancy and political dispassion, Tightrope draws us deep into an “other ...

Tribes – Mia Frances

A dark, gritty post-apocalyptic tale of love & loathing! Alex, her sisters, and their kids are on their way to her camp in the Adirondack Mountains for the Columbus Day weekend when the unthinkable happens. A voice on the radio warns the country is under attack! Greeted by guns and bullets when they try to seek shelter, they’re forced to hide in a cave to wait out the fallout. After two weeks in their dank hole, Alex wakes up one morning to discover her sisters ...

Tamper Proof – Judith Lucci

“I exhale into the water, watching for bubbles. Follow the bubbles, I tell myself. The bubbles don’t lie. The bubbles are life. The water is growing warmer against my skin. Am I nearing the surface? It’s continuing to heat up, painfully so. My hand breaks the surface, and I pull myself upward. I’m joyous that I’ve left the water behind and can breathe freely… that is until I realize the heat comes from the ring of flames around me, floating like Hell on the shifting ...

The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism – Kyle Chayka

“More than just a story of an abiding cultural preoccupation, The Longing For Less peels back the commodified husk of minimalism to reveal something surprising and thoroughly alive.” -Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing “Thoughtful and absorbing . . . A superb outing from a gifted young critic that will spark joy in many readers.” –Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Less is more”: Everywhere we hear the mantra. Marie Kondo and other decluttering gurus promise that shedding our stuff will solve our problems. We commit to cleanse diets ...

Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America – Debbie Cenziper

The gripping story of a team of Nazi hunters at the U.S. Department of Justice as they raced against time to expose members of a brutal SS killing force who disappeared in America after World War Two. In 1990, in a drafty basement archive in Prague, two American historians made a startling discovery: a Nazi roster from 1945 that no Western investigator had ever seen. The long-forgotten document, containing more than 700 names, helped unravel the details behind the most lethal killing operation in World ...