Monthly Archives: October 2021

The Wish – Nicholas Sparks

From the author of The Longest Ride and The Return comes a novel about the enduring legacy of first love, and the decisions that haunt us forever. 1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she met Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, ...

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts – Ryan Holiday

The book that Inc. says “every entrepreneur should read” and an FT Book of the Month selection… How did the movie The Shawshank Redemption fail at the box office but go on to gross more than $100 million as a cult classic? How did The 48 Laws of Power miss the bestseller lists for more than a decade and still sell more than a million copies? How is Iron Maiden still filling stadiums worldwide without radio or TV exposure forty years after the band was founded? Bestselling author and marketer Ryan ...

No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear) – Kate Bowler

It’s hard to give up on the feeling that the life you really want is out of reach. A beach body by summer. A trip to Disneyland around the corner. A promotion on the horizon. Everyone wants to believe that they are headed toward good, better, best. But what happens when the life you hoped for is put on hold indefinitely? Kate Bowler believed that life was a series of unlimited choices, until she discovered, at age 35, that her body was wracked with cancer. ...

The Snow Bride – Lindsay Townsend

Medieval Historical Romance FreeRead Kindle Unlimited Beautiful Elfrida is the witch of the woods, and no man dares to ask for her hand in marriage until a beast comes stalking brides and steals away her sister. Desperate, Elfrida offers herself as a sacrifice, and is seized by a man with fearful scars. Is he the beast—or will he save her? Sir Magnus, battle-hardened knight of the Crusades, has finished with love, until he rescues the red-haired Elfrida, whose touch ignites a fierce passion that satisfies ...

The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery – Richard Osman

The second gripping novel in the New York Times bestselling Thursday Murder Club series, soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment. “It’s taken a mere two books for Richard Osman to vault into the upper leagues of crime writers… THE MAN WHO DIED TWICE. . . dives right into joyous fun.” —The New York Times Book Review. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ron and Ibrahim—the Thursday Murder Club—are still riding high off their recent real-life murder case and are looking forward to a ...

Golden Curse – M. Lynn

A warrior with nothing left to lose. A prince trying to hold his kingdom together. As a child, Etta ran from the palace for her life. Now, she must find a way back in. The kingdom of Gaule is a dangerous place for those with magic. To be found is a death sentence, forcing magic wielders into the forests to hide from the crown. Etta Basile has spent years among the trees, training for the day she’ll take up the curse of her ancestors, a ...

Defy the Night – Brigid Kemmerer

Apothecary apprentice Tessa Cade is tired of seeing her people die. King Harristan and his cruel brother, Prince Corrick, ignore the suffering of their people and react mercilessly to any sign of rebellion, even as a sickness ravages the land. That’s why she and her best friend Wes risk their lives each night to steal the petals of the delicate Moonflower, the only known cure. But it’s not enough to keep everyone she loves safe-or alive. When Prince Corrick commits an act of unspeakable cruelty, ...

The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People – Rick Bragg

From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over but the Shoutin’, the warmhearted and hilarious story of how his life was transformed by his love for a poorly behaved, half-blind stray dog. Speck is not a good boy. He is a terrible boy, a defiant, self-destructive, often malodorous boy, a grave robber and screen door moocher who spends his days playing chicken with the Fed Ex man, picking fights with thousand-pound livestock, and rolling in donkey manure, and his nights howling at the moon. He ...

Bewilderment – Richard Powers

AN OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB SELECTION. An Instant New York Times Bestseller. Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize. Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction. A heartrending new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning and #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Overstory. The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endangered animals. He’s also about to be expelled from ...

Alter Ego – Kate Sheeran Swed

Her greatest power is her identity. The world knows Mary O’Sullivan as a Page Six regular; she’s an heiress, a playgirl, a philanthropist—and an orphan, after she survived the plane crash that killed her celebrity parents. The world knows her vigilante alter ego, too—they just don’t know it’s Mary behind the mask. There’s a lot the world doesn’t know. Like the fact that their vigilantes work together in a top-secret superhero league. When Mary blows off that league’s protocol to rescue a fire-powered newcomer, she ...

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History – Elizabeth Kolbert

A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. This time around, the cataclysm ...

The 9 Decrees Of Diabetes – Jonah Y Joseph

Find out how to make sustainable lifestyle changes to dramatically improve your health and take control of your blood sugar for good. Diabetes is a growing health concern worldwide, and in the US alone, about 1.5 million new cases are diagnosed each year. Of those cases, almost 95% are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. While the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is a concern, there is some good news: both Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes — an early warning sign that Type 2 diabetes could ...

Cloud Cuckoo Land – Anthony Doerr

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, perhaps the most bestselling and beloved literary fiction of our time, comes the highly anticipated Cloud Cuckoo Land. Set in Constantinople in the fifteenth century, in a small town in present-day Idaho, and on an interstellar ship decades from now, Anthony Doerr’s gorgeous third novel is a triumph of imagination and compassion, a soaring story about children on the cusp of adulthood in worlds in peril, who find resilience, hope—and a book. In Cloud Cuckoo Land, ...