Leadership: In Turbulent Times – Doris Kearns Goodwin

“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.”—USA TODAY “A book like Leadership should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country and ourselves.”—The Washington Post “We can only hope that a few of Goodwin’s many readers will find in her subjects’ examples a margin of inspiration and a resolve to steer the country to a better place.”—The New York Times Book Review In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in ...

Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Heinlein’s Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic. Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another member of his species. Sent to Earth, he is a stranger who must learn what it is to be a man. But his own beliefs and his powers far exceed the limits of humankind, and as he teaches them about grokking and water-sharing, he also inspires a ...

Winter Kisses: The Christmas Collection – Michele Gorman

This 3-book box set about new loves, best friends and second chances will take all the stress out of Christmas. Get all three delicious, hilarious, feel-good Christmas romcoms from the USA Today and Sunday Times bestseller Michele Gorman: Christmas at the Falling-Down Guesthouse: Undomestic goddess, Lottie, and must step into her beloved aunt’s shoes to save her B&B. But Lottie can barely run her own life, let alone a hotel. Christmas Carol: Carol hates Christmas. Being recently dumped, she’s not crazy about weddings either. So ...

My Favorite Half-Night Stand – Christina Lauren

By the New York Times bestselling author who “hilariously depicts modern dating” (Us Weekly), My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails. Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, she’s a female-serial-killer expert who’s quick with a deflection joke and terrible at getting personal. And she, just like her four best guy friends and fellow professors, is perma-single. So when a routine university function turns into a black tie gala, Mille and her circle make a ...

A Maiden So Bewitching – Colm Herron

From the highly-acclaimed northern Irish novelist Colm Herron comes this sad, sexy and beautiful story about a desperate Irishman called Lexie Cheddy, an only child. Lexie’s mother has always wanted a daughter so that’s how she brings him up. As a daughter. And she names him Alexis. To add to his troubles he falls on his head at the age of fourteen and a half and when he wakes up he’s a genius. (Condition known as Acquired Savant Syndrome). Lexie is now seventy-one and has ...

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel van der Kolk MD

“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times bestseller. Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three ...

You Were Always Mine – Nicole Baart

“An electrifying family drama that shows the dark side of adoption, You Were Always Mine is the kind of book you will want to finish in one sitting.” —Bustle  The acclaimed author of Little Broken Things returns with another “race-to-the-finish family drama” (People) about a single mother who becomes embroiled in a mystery that threatens to tear apart what’s left of her family. Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small Iowa town, can’t believe that a tragedy in another state could have anything to ...

Black Rose – Marlon Obrien

These type of occurrences take place in urban black cities of America in the realistic world we live in. Growing up in a tough urban area, Black Rose lived the typical normal life surrounded by loving parents, family, and friends. A mother’s only child, in which a mother tried her best to protect and guide, but the awkwardness of violence snatched rose life away and a promising future. She was loved, cared for, and at the end total despair. Hope you enjoy the reading of ...