Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he endures life in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold.
Accepting a dubious offer to gain release from prison 20 years early and enjoy a life of luxury in exchange for following a criminal mastermind's orders without question, Nick Mason is forced to commit increasingly dangerous crimes while desperately fighting to go straight, reclaim his family and elude a relentless detective.
Spotting her own picture in a classified ad referencing a mysterious website, Zoe discovers that other women who have appeared in the ad have become the victims of increasingly violent crimes. Discussion guide available online.
A debut novel inspired by the life of unlikely World War II heroine Caroline Ferriday follows the experiences of a Manhattan debutante, who resolves to help upon learning of the atrocities at the Ravensbruck concentration camp; and a Catholic teen, who is swept up in the Polish resistance movement.
An annual school Trivia Night ends in a disastrous riot leaving one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but evidence shows it might have been premeditated in the new novel from the New York Times best-selling author of The Husband's Secret.
When Thea discovers a grand castle built by the founder of New Mouse City, Geronimo reluctantly explores the estate before discovering that it contains 99 keys for 99 rooms and a mysterious 100th key, in a special edition complemented by a bonus Mini Mystery.
Spencer loves books and reads one every night, sometimes aloud, then puts the book back in its place, but one morning his favorite book is missing, and the next day another, with each being replaced by a different object.
Unfairly dubbed "mean" when a soccer game during recess turns too competitive and a classmate gets hurt, Lola, a biracial and bicultural second-grader, enlists the support of her family and best friend, Josh, to navigate problems using words and humor.
Living on a violent planet where everyone manifests a unique power meant to shape the future, Akos and Cyra, youths from opposing countries, resent gifts that render them vulnerable to others' control before they become unlikely survival partners.