Alary, Laura, author
Tells the remarkable story of a pioneering 19th-century scientist and women's rights activist who became the first professional female astronomer in the U.S., first female member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and one of the first female college professors.
Trope, Nicole, author
Megan is ecstatic when her missing son Daniel walks into a police station six years after his disappearance. But as she struggles to reconnect with her son, Megan suspects there may be more to the story of his disappearance than she knows.
DeSantis, Ron, author
"Ron DeSantis describes how he has scored political victories over progressives and how Florida can serve as a model for American governance"-- Provided by publisher.
Walls, Jeannette, author
When Sallie tries to teach young Eddie to be more like their father, her daredevil coaching leads to an accident, and Sallie is cast out. Nine years later, she returns, determined to reclaim her place in the family. That's a lot more complicated than Sallie expected, and she enters a world of conflict and lawlessness. Sallie confronts the secrets and scandals that hide in the shadows of the Big House, navigates the factions in the family and town, and finally comes into her own as a bold, sometimes reckless bootlegger.
Roberts, Nora, author
Former Army brat Morgan Albright has finally planted roots in a friendly neighborhood near Baltimore. Her friend and roommate Nina helps her make the mortgage payments, as does Morgan's job as a bartender. But after she and Nina host their first dinner party-attended by Luke, the flirtatious IT guy who'd been chatting her up at the bar-her carefully built world is shattered. The back door glass is broken, cash and jewelry are missing, her car is gone, and Nina lies dead on the floor. Soon, a horrific truth emerges: It was Morgan who let the monster in. "Luke" is actually a cold-hearted con artist named Gavin who targets a particular type of woman, steals her assets and identity, and then commits his ultimate goal: murder. What the FBI tells Morgan is beyond chilling. Nina wasn't his type. Morgan is. Nina was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. And Morgan's nightmare is just beginning.
Britton, Jennifer, author
Asks the reader what they would be if they could be anything. Responses consist of things that a part of the natural and cultural landscapes of the East Coast.
Hampton, Dan, author
Scottoline, Lisa, author
Franco Fiorvanti is a handsome lemon grower toiling on the estate of a baron. He dreams of owning his own grove, but the rigid class system of Sicily thwarts his ambition. Determined to secure a better future, Franco will do anything to prove his loyalty to the baron. But when the baron asks him to kidnap a little boy named Dante, Franco makes a decision that will change his life--and even the history of Sicily--forever.
Christmas, Jillian, 1983- author.
Pilkey, Dav, 1966-, auteur, artiste
McLean, Danielle, author
In this sweet story of sharing, a young narrator describes all of the objects contained in a treasured bag that help to spread kindness and good feelings to everyone. Readers will meet a young narrator who describes the objects contained in a treasured bag. There is a teddy bear that helps comfort him whenever he feels sad. A pair of socks in the bag reminds him of the time at school when his teacher gave him a clean, dry pair of socks after a day of splashing in puddles. A box of crayons for his best friend, who enjoys drawing pictures with him. There's a book in the bag from Grandma, who reads books to him. And a note in the bag from Mom, who reminds him to spread kindness to everyone he meets.
Gehl, Laura, author.
Meet nature's oddballs in this charming board book about some of the strangest animals in the world Barnyard animals-move over! Odd Beasts introduces babies and toddlers to more unusual species, including the glass frog with transparent skin and the pangolin-the only mammal with scales! Gentle rhyming verses provide the comforting repetition that little ones crave, even as their minds are opened to new and fascinating creatures from around the world. At the end of the book, readers will find photographs of each animal, along with more detailed factual information. The eight animals featured are the pangolin, ocean sunfish, glass frog, anglerfish, long-horned orb-weaver spider, Eastern snake-necked turtle, bush baby, and giant jumping stick.
Michaels, Fern, author
Mateo Castillo is a rising star chef on the Manhattan culinary scene. But just as he's about to reap the rewards of his skill and hard work, Mateo collapses in his restaurant's kitchen - and regains consciousness in a hospital emergency room. The cause of his sudden illness is as mysterious as it is worrying, and Mateo and his family undergo a battery of genetic tests. The test results threaten to uncover a dark secret that exposes his family to dangers in the past - while clouding the investigation into who is trying to hurt Mateo in the present.
Simpson, Dana, 1977- author, illustrator.
"Phoebe Howell and her unicorn best friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, are headed to music camp for the summer, where they form a punk rock group with fellow campers Sue and Stevie. Marigold also discovers a portal to a parallel dimension where she and Phoebe come face-to-face with the dark and sinister versions of themselves. Throughout their magical and musical adventures, the best friends learn about the value of friendship, following your heart, and rocking your hardest in this sparkling new collection of Phoebe and Her Unicorn comics by award-winning author Dana Simpson"-- Provided by publisher.
Jackson, Elspeth, author
Elspeth Jackson reinvents the traditional craft of rag rugging to create contemporary and sustainable homeware items from leftover fabrics.
Macomber, Debbie, author.
Ready for marriage: "Three years ago, Mary Jo Summerhill fell completely and utterly in love with Evan Dryden. But she was a kindergarten teacher, and he was a Boston blue blood with political ambitions. His family said she was not the right kind of wife for Evan. Mary Jo agreed--she didn't belong in his world. So she lied, and broke his heart. But now Mary Jo's parents are facing legal trouble, and she needs the best advice she can get. She needs Evan. Only, Evan isn't about to let Mary Jo off so easily. He wants answers to all the questions he has had for the past three years: Why did she leave? Does she still love him? Do they have a second chance?"--Page 4 of cover.
Klassen, Julie, 1964- author
When their father's death leaves them impoverished, the Summers sisters open their home to guests to provide for their ailing mother. But instead of the elderly invalids they expect, they find themselves hosting eligible gentlemen. Sarah must confront her growing attraction to a mysterious widower, and Viola learns to heal her deep-hidden scars.
Kent, Deanna, author
Life is short. Diamonds are fur-ever. Internationally famous cat burglar Ophelia von Hairball V adores jewels--the only thing she loves more is a challenge. She's never met a safe she couldn't crack. Now the Furry Feline Burglary Institute (FFBI) offers her the ultimate caper: steal the giant Himalayan diamond and win their top award! There's a catch! The FFBI sends an enthusiastic inventor to help Ophelia...but this cat works alone, and Oscar Fishgerald Gold smells fishy. Can the smartest, stealthiest, and snazziest of cats learn to work with a fintastic sidekick and prove she's still the world's most purr-fect burglar?-- Publisher's description.
Pilkey, Dav, 1966- auteur, illustrateur
Deux amis, George et Harold, se rencontrent à la maternelle. Ensemble, ils vont inventer un super flic en bande dessinée. Au départ, ils présentent un policier et son chien. Lors d'une mésaventure impliquant un chat criminel du nom de Pistache, les deux collègues se retrouveront à l'article de la mort. La seule solution pour les sauver est de greffer la tête du chien sur le corps du policier. Super Chien devient ainsi le meilleur policier au monde et, au fil de ses aventures, il essaie de mettre en déroute les animaux malfaiteurs qui agissent dans la ville.
Macomber, Debbie, author
"Father's Day: Robin Masterson's little boy wants a dog more than anything in the world. And there just happens to be one right next door! But the friendly black Lab belongs to Cole Camden, the unfriendliest man in the neighborhood. Cole hasn't always been so solitary, so aloof, but life has dealt him some harsh blows. Robin actually understands and shares his heartache, and soon Robin and Cole are looking at each other in a whole new way. They can make each other whole, and make a family again"--Back cover.
Burach, Ross, auteur, illustrateur
Higgins, Ryan T., author
When Penelope Rex brings home Walter, the class goldfish, for the weekend, she is not sure how to feel, but when Walter goes missing, Penelope searches high and low for her fishy classmate.
Shipman, Viola, author
"Despite losing her parents in a tragic accident just before her fourteenth Christmas, Susan Norcross has had it better than most, with loving grandparents to raise her and a gang of quirky, devoted friends to support her. Now a successful bookstore owner in a tight-knit Michigan lakeside community, Susan is facing down forty--the same age as her mother when she died--and she can't help but see everything she hasn't achieved, including finding a love match of her own. To add to the pressure, everyone in her small town believes it's Susan's destiny to meet and marry a man dressed as Santa, just like her mother and grandmother before her. So it seems cosmically unfair that the man she makes an instant connection with at an annual Santa Run is lost in the crowd before she can get his name. What follows is Susan and her friends' hilarious and heartwarming search for the mystery Santa."-- Provided by publisher.
Applegate, Katherine, author
Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"--people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this "wishtree" watches over the neighborhood. You might say Red has seen it all. Until a new family moves in. Not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experiences as a wishtree are more important than ever.
Steel, Danielle, author
Spencer Brooke always knew she was destined to be CEO of her grandfather's business-the most respected and luxurious department store in New York City. Brooke's has been at the center of every happy memory she has, but it hasn't been an easy journey. Seven years after her father's death, her life is very different from the days when she walked through the store with her grandfather as a young girl. She may be the owner of Brooke's, but she's also now a divorced single mother of twin boys. And with the ever-evolving landscape of the fashion industry comes new challenges for Spencer and the legacy she's inherited. Mike Weston is known for making enormous profits by transforming small businesses into bigger, more successful ones. With his marriage at a breaking point and his children grown up, investing is where he thrives-where he can build something greater. And Brooke's feels like the perfect opportunity. Yet the firm's beautiful and savvy CEO turns down the offer before they even meet. Spencer has no interest in outside investors meddling in her family business; her grandfather never saw the need for them, and neither does she. She refuses to be tempted by Mike's offer, despite her big dreams of expanding the store. But when bad luck strikes, suddenly she is backed into a corner.