When singer Daisy Jones meets Billy Dunne of the band The Six, the two rising 70s rock-and-roll artists are catapulted into stardom when a producer puts them together, a decision that is complicated by a pregnancy and the seductions of fame.
Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. By contrast, her sister Ami is an eternal champion... she even managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a slew of contests. Unfortunately for Olive, the only thing worse than constant bad luck is having to spend the wedding day with the best man (and her nemesis), Ethan Thomas.
Taking over her family's failing taxidermy shop in the wake of her father's suicide, a grief-stricken woman pursues less-than-legal ways of generating income while struggling to figure out her place among her eccentric loved ones.
Inheriting her grandmother's restaurant in a crumbling San Francisco Chinatown neighborhood, Natalie Tan is advised by the local seer to prepare three recipes from her grandmother's cookbook to help their struggling community.
A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge.
Documents the remarkable story of 1970s Alabama serial killer Willie Maxwell and the true-crime book on the Deep South's racial politics and justice system that consumed Harper Lee in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird.
A woman in mid-20th-century rural North Carolina, determined to live on her own terms in spite of community gossip, finds unexpected support from a veteran fixer who struggles with an inability to correct his own troubled past.
Constantly compared to her white middle-class peers, a young Jamaican-British woman in London makes a series of questionable decisions in the aftermath of a messy breakup before challenging herself to figure out who she wants to be
The moment Lucy met her husband's mother, she knew she wasn't the wife Diana had envisioned for her son. That was five years ago. Now, Diana is dead. A suicide note found. But the autopsy finds traces of poison, and evidence of suffocation. Who could possibly want Diana dead? Why was her will changed to disinherit her children? And what does it mean that Lucy isn't exactly sad she's gone?
A smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters' lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places--and be true to themselves--in a rapidly evolving world. Mrs. Everything is an ambitious, richly textured journey through history--and herstory--as these two sisters navigate a changing America over the course of their lives.
When Patsy finally gets a U.S. travel visa, she is so sure that she is not a good mother she leaves her young daughter, Tru, behind in Jamaica. There's something pulling Patsy. The promise of reunion with her best friend turned lover, Cicely, who left Jamaica a decade ago. But things quickly fall apart when Patsy arrives in Brooklyn to a less-welcoming situation than Cicely suggested in her letters.
Inheriting the ruins of a Barbados sugar plantation, a young woman from Victorian Bristol is seduced by the region's dark tropical beauty at the same time her new neighbors take steps to acquire the property for themselves.
A step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.
The author draws on three years of exploration through the regions from Maine to Washington State to trace the northern border's rich and pivotal history, industries, and famous figures. He blends a deeply reported and beautifully written story of the region's history with a riveting account of his travels by canoe, freighter, car, and foot that’s packed with colorful characters and extraordinary landscapes.
Guardians of the Galaxy meets The Hobbit in this rollicking fantasy adventure. It's not easy to live in a world ruled by dragons. The taxes are high and their control is complete. But for one group of bold misfits, it's time to band together and steal back some of that wealth. No one said they were smart.
A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most. Little does Sylvie suspect where Project Surprise Me will lead.
Attempting to recover from his harrowing experiences in Mexico, in Land of Wolves Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is neck deep in the investigation of what could or could not be the suicidal hanging of a shepherd. With unsettling connections to a Basque family with a reputation for removing the legs of Absaroka County sheriffs, matters become even more complicated with the appearance of an oversize wolf in the Big Horn Mountains to which Walt finds himself feeling more and more empathetic.
Boys are being trained at one school for geniuses, girls at another. Neither knows the other exists--until now. A boy named J and a girl named K suspect that there is something out there, beyond their schools and they're beginning to ask questions. What secrets are being hidden from them…and why?
Whether you're craving peach pecan sticky buns, peach jalapeno cornbread, white pizza with peach, pancetta, and chile, or peach lavender lemonade--or have always wanted to try your hand at making a classic peach pie--Stephen and Jessica have you covered.
This book is for you if you feel unsure of yourself in social settings, if you'd like to get along more easily with others, or if you want to break through to a new level of cooperation with your boss and coworkers.
A long-waged war against a little understood foe escalates as many characters prod the edges of reality to discover who they really are and what they should really believe. This is book one in the Stormlight Archive, the next two books are already published and I’m looking forward to reading my way through this fantasy series!
Illuminates his comic brilliance and often misunderstood character, sharing insights into the gift for improvisation that shaped his wide range of characters, his struggles with addiction and depression and his relationships.
A novella about a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship between the white sheriff and the black man who "whipped children" to keep order. The conversation among black men in a barbershop slowly reveals all the suffering that led to Sims killing his own son. In the telling, we learn the story of a small southern town, divided by race, and the black community struggling to survive even as many of its members head northwards during the Great Migration.
This is the start of a new series that has the author writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes. He works directly with a brilliant, eccentric private investigator to write about a crime that is revealed as it happens. A new and different twist on the standard mystery.
Makani recently moved in with her grandmother in Nebraska, and she's still adjusting to her new life.
Then, one by one, the students of her small town high school begin to die. As the terror grows closer, Makani will be forced to confront her own dark secrets.
Hayden and her best friend Del must confront the secrets of Hayden's past in a house that holds all the mysteries of her childhood--and might be the last protection against the dark powers in the surrounding woods.
If there are any rules of sisterhood, "Don't fall for the same guy" should be one of them. But sometimes chemistry grows where you least expect it. In the end, there may be a price to pay for romancing a prince.
Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the levees around New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded. The tale of the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, and courage but also of incompetence, and racism.
When Leo was young, he had his pride torn to shreds by Tenma, a girl from a wealthy background who was always getting him into trouble. Now, years after his father's successful clothing business has made him the heir to a fortune, he searches out Tenma to enact a dastardly plan--he'll get his revenge by making her fall in love with him!
Sensitive Molly tries to support her once-cynical twin Cassie when Cassie falls head over heels with a cute new girl. If Molly can win over the girl’s hipster boy-sidekick, her life will be made, but an unexpected love triangle and twin dynamics complicate things.
This science fiction/fantasy mash-up -- set on a plague-ravaged future Earth -- retells the stories of four oppressed, but empowered, fairy tale heroines. New characters are woven into each book creating a separate but layered story connected to Cinder, a cyborg version of Cinderella. The stakes are high as each heroine fights for a happy, and romantic, ever after.
When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.
A group of teens who all attended the same elite prep school reunite a year after graduation. After a night on the town, the teens are faced with an impossible choice--only one of them can live and the decision must be unanimous.
Mei tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expectations, but no amount of tradition, obligation, or guilt prevent her from hiding several truths--that she is a germaphobe who cannot become a doctor, she prefers dancing to biology, and she is dating a Japanese boy.
When Long Island teens Miri, Soleil, Penny, and Jonah befriend a bestselling YA novelist, they find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next novel, with devastating consequences. Told from different perspectives as interviews, journal entries, and book excerpts.
High school cheerleader Jenna is slowly losing her best friend, Raejean, and the trust of her teammates after an incident at a party. Through miscommunication, misinterpretation, and retaliation the world as she knows it crumbles around her.
On the Tuscarora Reservation, Carson dreams of forming a rock band, and Maggi longs to create her own artwork instead of the traditional beadwork that her family sells to tourists--but tensions are rising between the reservation and the surrounding communities. Somehow, Carson and Maggi have to make a place for themselves.
Have you ever opened a book, only to discover that the characters inside already know they're inside of one? All that's left for them to do now is wait for the story to arrive, but it's certainly taking its time in getting here.
A novel in verse prequel to The Crossover, in which Chuck Bell takes center stage. Readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to.
Seven strange and adventurous siblings tackle problems together even when their new neighbors try to tear them apart.
Filled with mystery, humor, and adventure, this is an unforgettable tale of finding the courage to face any problem heart-first.
Mo Willems' introductory guide for new arrivals welcomes readers to the world using bold, eye-catching graphics and clever text that is perfect for reading aloud.This one-of-a-kind guide to the world is a must-have for infants and new parents alike.
As a young girl climbs the seven stories to her own (very boring!) apartment, she imagines what's behind each of the doors she passes. When the girl finally reaches her own apartment, she is greeted by her parents, who might have a secret even wilder than anything she could have imagined!
Cake has been invited to his very first birthday party! He buys just the right outfit including the perfect hat. But as the candles on his perfect party hat begin to burn, and the other party guests start to sing, Cake starts to think that this is one party he'd rather not be at.
A beautiful and inspiring portrait of four poignant years in the childhood of American civil rights icon Dr. Betty Shabazz. Betty overcomes the challenges of self-acceptance and belonging that will resonate with young readers today.
Bird is just about to put the finishing touches on her new home when she suddenly finds that her nest is already full--of someone else! She reluctantly builds another nest, which all end up with an outrageous animal in them.