A U.S. debut by a best-selling author from France follows the reunion of three former friends from an elite prep school who try to figure out what happened to a glamorous classmate who disappeared 25 years earlier.
Lady Clementine is the ferocious story of the ambitious woman beside Winston Churchill, the story of a partner who did not flinch through the sweeping darkness of war, and who would not surrender either to expectations or to enemies.
The new curator of an exclusive first-edition library in Bath encounters resistance in her efforts to modernize, before the murder of a fan-fiction writer threatens everything she has worked to achieve. By the author of the Potting Shed series.
Detectives must unearth the truth after a man is found dead during a rehearsal dinner at a fancy resort and four different women confess to the crime, each insisting they acted alone, and each with very different stories.
Agreeing to host her family’s Christmas celebration, Becky finds her efforts complicated by her parents’ alternate plans, Jess’ vegan turkey, Luke’s lack of enthusiasm, Minnie’s request for a hard-to-find gift and the reappearance of a rock-star ex.
Torn between his love for his white girlfriend and his sense of duty to the matchmaking parents who made hard sacrifices to move to the United States, a Korean American teen looks for solutions along with a friend who has a similar problem.
A pioneering canine behaviorist draws on cutting edge research to show that a single, simple trait - the capacity to love - is what makes dogs such perfect companions for humans, and to explain how people can better reciprocate their affection.
Written by two New York Times book reviewers, a parent’s guide to raising a life-long reader shares reassuring, practical ideas for engaging children of all ages, offering recommended reading lists arranged by age and subject matter.
The creator of the “Ask a Mortician” web series and best-selling author of From Here to Eternity provides comprehensive, science based answers to common questions about death, dead bodies and decomposition.
Told in epistolary style through letters, articles, emails and diary entries, a debut novel by sister authors follows the experiences of a Haitian American teen who is sent to work in a Haitian nonprofit, where she learns about local culture and her family heritage.
Enduring a meager existence as a gravedigger after the death of her parents, Ryn teams up with apprentice mapmaker Ellis to stop an undead plague linked to a decades-old curse. By the author of Deceptive.
An anthology of modern tales, written by leading young adult authors and inspired by favorite Edgar Allan Poe stories, includes Tiffany D. Jackson’s reimagining of “The Cask of Amontillado” and Stephanie Kuehn’s adaptation of “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Simultaneous eBook. Illustrations.
A Vietnam War refugee in Texas partners with a city boy with rodeo dreams to track down the younger brother she was separated from six years before when he was evacuated by American troops during the waning days of the Vietnam War.
A witty story about a 100-yr-old man who was bored with his nursing home in Sweden and jumps out his window on his 100th Birthday. The story takes you on a journey of the amazing life he’s lived and the incredible journey he endures by jumping out the window!
Forced into an overcrowded lifeboat after a mysterious explosion on their trans-Atlantic ocean liner, newly widowed Grace Winter battles the elements and her other survivors and remembers her husband, Henry, who set his own safety aside to ensure Grace's.
A follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning, The Underground Railroad, follows the harrowing experiences of two African-American teens at an abusive reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
A compelling account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 brings together the divergent stories of two very different men who played a key role in shaping the history of the event--visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and Dr. Henry H. Holmes, an insatiable and charming serial killer who lured women to their deaths.
Provides a gripping account of one of the world’s few female serial killers who lured unsuspecting victims, including hired hands and well-to-do bachelors looking for a spouse, to her “murder farm” in Indiana between 1902 and 1908.
With America's entrance into the Second World War, the town of Blackberry Springs, Alabama, has exploded virtually overnight. Workers from all over are coming south for jobs in Uncle Sam's munitions plants--and they're bringing their pasts with them, right into Dolly Chandler's grand but fading family home turned boarding house.
A retired New York professor’s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great-nephew to the French Riviera in hopes of uncovering his own mother’s wartime secrets. By the best-selling author of Room.
Moving to an English countryside university after witnessing an assault in London, a young writer supervises an escalating debate about violence against women before one of her male students writes a novel about her horrific murder.
The acclaimed best-selling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—our libraries.
A fastidious daddy lion races against time and the mockery of his friends to rid his perfectly manicured lawn of a solitary dandelion weed that his daughter loves. By the award-winning author of Tea Party Rules and the illustrator of The Snurtch.
Blaming herself for her brother's death a year earlier, Rain moves with her troubled family from Vermont to New York City, where she feels like an outsider and struggles against the weight of secret survivor's guilt. By the author of Just Like Jackie.
A picture book debut celebrates the bond between grandparents and grandchildren, depicting the peaceful love of a devoted Papa who adjusts his daily routine once a week to visit the craft store, get a take-out treat or pick flowers with his family.
"It's the day of Momo's very first piano recital, and she is terribly nervous. Today is the day of a little mouseling's very first performance, too, and she's just as nervous as Momo. When it's the mouseling's turn to take the stage, Momo soothes her little friend's nerves - her own now long forgotten - and accompanies her on piano.
A strikingly illustrated fact book about familiar and lesser-known animals under threat of extinction includes profiles of endangered species ranging from China's giant panda and Kenya's Grevy's Zebra to Fiji's banded iguana and Madagascar's Indri lemurs.
Preferring skateboarding to monster activities, a reluctant student at Miss Fussbucket’s School for Aspiring Spooks struggles to overcome his insecurities while practicing his latest gnarly trick. By the best-selling illustrator of the Uni the Unicorn series.
The creator of A Hungry Lion presents the story of a handsome but stemless pumpkin whose dreams of becoming a city apartment jack-o'-lantern on Halloween fade as his fellow pumpkins are purchased and he remains behind.