Monthly Archives: November 2022

Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember – Lauren Graham

From the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and the New York Times bestselling author of Talking as Fast as I Can comes an “insightful, honest, funny, and moving collection of captivating stories” (BuzzFeed). “Graham is fast and furiously funny in her latest collection of essays. . . . Where Graham leads, we will definitely follow.”—E! Online. Lauren Graham has graced countless television screens with her quick-witted characters and hilarious talk show appearances, earning a reputation as a pop culture icon who always has something to say. In her latest book, Have I Told ...

High Clowder Cats – Ruby Knight

Bushytail has had to survive on his own since he was a kit. He has to avoid the humans and their noisy machines as well as being on alert for toms that may want to challenge him. He joins up with a band of clowderless young toms. After being on his on for so long he is glad to have company, but this is just the start of the long journey Bushytail makes, along the way discovering who he is and how he fits into ...

The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times – Michelle Obama

ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2022 • In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world. There may be no tidy solutions or pithy answers to life’s big challenges, but Michelle Obama believes that we can all locate and lean on a set of tools to help us better navigate change and remain steady within flux. In The Light We Carry, she opens a frank ...

Lake of Flowers – N.L. Holmes

Hani is set to investigate thefts from the king’s household that turn out to be related to a more sinister attempt on the king’s life. Meanwhile, witnesses to the crown prince’s dodgy birth begin to die, and Hani fears for his daughter and her friend, who were also present. More secrets emerge about the prince’s identity, and Hani finds himself caught between the government and the radical revolutionaries who want to restore Amun-Ra by civil war, among them the queen, whom Hani has sworn to ...

Playing Under the Piano: From Downton to Darkest Peru – Hugh Bonneville

A moving, laugh-out-loud memoir from one of today’s best-loved British actors, whose credits include Downton Abbey, Notting Hill, and Paddington. From getting his big break as Third Shepherd in the school nativity play, to mistaking a Hollywood star for an estate agent, Hugh Bonneville creates a brilliantly vivid picture of a career on stage and screen. What is it like working with Judi Dench and Julia Roberts, or playing Robert De Niro’s right leg, or not being Gary Oldman, twice? A wickedly funny storyteller, Bonneville also writes with ...

A Wordless Death (Adele Gossling Mysteries: Book 2) – Tam May

Adele Gossling is adjusting well to small-town life and sticking with the business of fountain pens and letter paper while staying out of crime investigation. But then, Millie Gibb, the new teacher at the local girl’s school, is found dead and everybody in town assumes the homely, unmarried spinster committed suicide. Can Adele and her clairvoyant friend Nin prove Millie’s death was foul play based on a cigar stub, a letter fragment, and a cigarette lighter before the case is closed for good? “The characters are true ...

Cinema Speculation – Quentin Tarantino

The long-awaited first work of nonfiction from the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: a deliriously entertaining, wickedly intelligent cinema book as unique and creative as anything by Quentin Tarantino. In addition to being among the most celebrated of contemporary filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino is possibly the most joyously infectious movie lover alive. For years he has touted in interviews his eventual turn to writing books about films. Now, with Cinema Speculation, the time has come, and the results are everything his passionate ...

Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life – Gillian Tett

While today’s business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, award-winning financial journalist and anthropology PhD Gillian Tett advocates thinking like an anthropologist to better understand consumer behavior, markets, and organizations to address some of society’s most urgent challenges. Amid severe digital disruption, economic upheaval, and political flux, how can we make sense of the world? Leaders today typically look for answers in economic models, Big Data, or artificial intelligence platforms. Gillian Tett points to anthropology—the study of human culture. Anthropologists learn to get ...

Defiant No More: The Unconventional Guide to Overcome Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anger, Build Good Relationships and Grow Self Esteem (Parenting Plan) – Lauren Douglas

Learn more about why your child’s anger and discover actionable methods to begin using today to help overcome the behavior caused by oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). Are you and your child struggling to cope with managing or understanding their anger? Is your child excessively negative, withdrawn, or lacking confidence? Do you want to discover methods to build happiness for you both? Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is one of the most common childhood disorders. It affects children and adolescents and is characterized by a range of ...

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy – Moiya McTier

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2022 BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Astrophysicist and folklorist Dr. Moiya McTier channels The Milky Way in this approachable and utterly fascinating autobiography of the titular galaxy, detailing what humans have discovered about everything from its formation to its eventual death, and what more there is to learn about this galaxy we call home. After a few billion years of bearing witness to life on Earth, of watching one hundred billion humans go about their day-to-day lives, of feeling unbelievably lonely, and ...

My Moon: A True Story – R.L. Badger

How could her little one go to sleep on such a bright and beautiful winter night? Spend quality time with your own little ones reading this magical children’s book. Told with vibrant, hand-painted illustrations, My Moon is a lovely tale about a mother and her baby as they spend a cozy time together on an increasingly bright and snowy night. Wonderful as a gift or as a reading aide for children 3-6 years of age.

Odder – Katherine Applegate, Charles Santoso

A touching and lyrical tale about a remarkable sea otter, from Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, author of Wishtree. Meet Odder, the Queen of Play: Nobody has her moves. She doesn’t just swim to the bottom, she dive-bombs. She doesn’t just somersault, she triple-doughnuts.She doesn’t just ride the waves, she makes them. Odder spends her days off the coast of central California, practicing her underwater acrobatics and spinning the quirky stories for which she’s known. She’s a fearless daredevil, curious to a fault. But when Odder comes ...

The LEGO Story: How a Little Toy Sparked the World’s Imagination – Jens Andersen

“Absolutely essential reading for every LEGO fan.” —Blocks The definitive history of LEGO, based on unprecedented access to the company’s archives and rare interviews with the founding family that still owns the company “This book tells the story of how my family built the LEGO brand.” —Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, former President/CEO of the LEGO Group and 3rd generation owner It’s estimated that each year between eighty and ninety million children around the globe are given a box of LEGO, while up to ten million adults buy sets for ...

Signal Fires – Dani Shapiro

NATIONAL BEST SELLER • A “gripping” new novel (People) from the best-selling author of Inheritance • “A haunting, moving, and propulsive exploration of family secrets.” —Meg Wolitzer, best-selling author of The Interestings • On a summer night in 1985, three teenagers have been drinking. One of them gets behind the wheel of a car, and, in an instant, everything changes. A TIME Must-Read Book of the Year • A Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction • A Real Simple Best Book of the Year. Signal Fires opens on a summer night in 1985. Three teenagers ...