The Winter of Our Discontent – John Steinbeck

The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis A Penguin Classic In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of Steinbeck’s last novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With Ethan ...

Breaking History: A White House Memoir – Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner was one of the most consequential presidential advisers in modern history. For the first time, he recounts what happened behind closed doors during the Trump presidency. Few White House advisors have had such an expansive portfolio or constant access to the president. From his office next to Trump, senior adviser Jared Kushner operated quietly behind the scenes, preferring to leave the turf wars and television sparring to others. Now, Kushner finally tells his story—a fast-paced and surprisingly candid account of how an earnest ...

Fox Creek – William Kent Krueger

The latest in the New York Times bestselling Cork O’Connor Mystery Series from the “master storyteller” (Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author) follows Cork in a race against time to save his wife, a mysterious stranger, and an Ojibwe healer from bloodthirsty mercenaries. The ancient Ojibwe healer Henry Meloux has had a vision of his death. As he walks the Northwoods in solitude, he tries to prepare himself peacefully for the end of his long life. But peace is destined to elude him as hunters fill the ...

Hollow Bible – Connor de Bruler

Hollow Bible by Connor de Bruler is a first-hand account of the life of Basil Shaver. With his gun stored away inside of a hollowed-out King James Bible, he writes his story on a series of yellow legal pads while squatting in a coastal motel amid the onset of a category-five hurricane. Fueled by sorrow and desperation, he reflects on being sold into sex slavery as a child, his days running drugs along the South Carolina coast for an Eastern-European criminal organization, rescuing the love ...

Wild is the Witch – Rachel Griffin

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches comes an immersive, enemies-to-lovers contemporary fantasy standalone. After a night of magic turns deadly, Iris Gray vows to never let another person learn she’s a witch. It doesn’t matter that the Witches’ Council found her innocent or that her magic was once viewed as a marvel—that night on the lake changed everything. Now settled in Washington, Iris hides who she really is and vents her frustrations by writing curses she never intends to cast. And while she ...

Overkill – Sandra Brown

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown delivers a riveting thriller in which a conflict of conscience for a former football star and an ambitious state prosecutor swiftly intensifies into a fight for their lives. Former Super Bowl MVP quarterback Zach Bridger hasn’t seen his ex-wife, Rebecca Pratt, for some time—not since their volatile marriage imploded—so he’s shocked to receive a life-altering call about her. Rebecca has been placed on life support after a violent assault, and he—despite their divorce—has medical power-of-attorney. Zach is asked to ...

Ghost From The Ruins – Joshua Martin

There are Ghosts that haunt us all. GHOSTS FROM THE RUINS, the first short story collection from acclaimed horror novelist Joshua Martin is a terrifying journey into the fears that keep us up at night. Inventive, scary, and heart-wrenching. Each of the seven stories will cause your heart to beat a little faster, your hair to stand on end, and a tear to run down your cheek.

Vacuuming in the Nude: And Other Ways to Get Attention – Peggy Rowe, Mike Rowe

Peggy Rowe is at it again—this time giving a hilarious inside look at her writing career. Peggy Rowe has been writing all of her adult life. In fact, she doesn’t know how not to write—even through those years of constant rejection from publishing houses. But between her tenacity and the encouragement of her family, Peggy’s breakthrough finally came—at the age of eighty! Vacuuming in the Nude is most likely her funniest prose to date as she shares her journey of attending myriad writers’ conferences and honing her ability ...

The Last Cuentista – Donna Barba Higuera

Winner of the John Newbery Medal. Winner of the Pura Belpré Award. TIME‘s Best Books of the Year. Wall Street Journal‘s Best of the Year. Minneapolis Star Tribune‘s Best of the Year. Boston Globe‘s Best of the Year. BookPage‘s Best of the Year. Publishers Weekly‘s Best of the Year. School Library Journal‘s Best of the Year. Kirkus Reviews‘ Best of the Year. Bank Street’s Best of the Year. Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best. New York Public Library Best of the Year. A Junior ...

All Good People Here – Ashley Flowers

In the propulsive debut novel from the host of the #1 true crime podcast Crime Junkie, a journalist uncovers her hometown’s dark secrets when she becomes obsessed with the unsolved murder of her childhood neighbor—and the disappearance of another girl twenty years later. You can’t ever know for sure what happens behind closed doors. Everyone from Wakarusa, Indiana, remembers the infamous case of January Jacobs, who was discovered in a ditch hours after her family awoke to find her gone. Margot Davies was six at the ...

What We Owe the Future – Wiliam MacAskill

“This book will change your sense of how grand the sweep of human history could be, where you fit into it, and how much you could do to change it for the better. It’s as simple, and as ambitious, as that.” —Ezra Klein An Oxford philosopher makes the case for “longtermism” — that positively influencing the long-term future is a key moral priority of our time. The fate of the world is in our hands. Humanity’s written history spans only five thousand years. Our yet-unwritten ...

Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe – David Maraniss

A riveting new biography of America’s greatest all-around athlete by the bestselling author of the classic biography When Pride Still Mattered. Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport. He won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, was an All-American football player at the Carlisle Indian School, the star of the first class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and played major league baseball for John McGraw’s New York Giants. Even in ...

Haven – Emma Donoghue

In this beautiful story of adventure and survival from the New York Times bestselling author of Room, three men vow to leave the world behind them as they set out in a small boat for an island their leader has seen in a dream, with only faith to guide them. In seventh-century Ireland, a scholar and priest called Artt has a dream telling him to leave the sinful world behind. Taking two monks—young Trian and old Cormac—he rows down the river Shannon in search of an isolated spot ...