In 1965, nursing student Frankie McGrath, after hearing the words“Women can be heroes, too,” impulsively joins the Army Nurse Corps and follows her brother to Vietnam where she is overwhelmed by the destruction of war, as well as the unexpected trauma of coming home to a changed and politically divided America.
Misery Lark, daughter of the most powerful Vampyre councilman of the Southwest must abandonee her cloaked existence among humans and uphold a historic alliance with the Weres by marrying their Alpha, Lowe Moreland.
When he unwittingly becomes caught in a war between the world's oldest bank and the CIA, one that directly involves the Black Eagle Trust and a legendary treasure worth billions, retired Justice Department operative Cotton Malone, must stop cryptocurrency from being weaponized to attack the world's financial systems.
NYC detective Michael Bennett teams up with a former Army Ranger and sniper whose long, unexplained absences from duty causes suspicions during the investigation of a serial killer, in the 16th novel of the series following Obsessed.
Scottish Highland village Sergeant Hamish Macbeth introduces as his new assistant officer, James Bland, an American who is secretly investigating a Russian spy ring, in the latest addition to the long-running series following Death of a Traitor.
In 1918, field nurse Laura Iven returns to Belgium to uncover the truth about her brother Freddie's supposed death in combat, while Freddie, unable to return to the killing fields, takes refuge with a mysterious man who has the power to make the hellscape of the trenches disappear.
Once golf's fastest rising star, Wells Whitaker's career craters before his eyes, despite the ongoing support of a beautiful redhead who always cheers him on from the sidelines, who he eventually invites to be his new caddy.
After a wildfire consumes their home in present-day Greece, Irini makes a split-second decision that will haunt her forever, while her husband Tasso, unable to paint due to the burns on his hands, finds hope for the future in his young daughter.
"Sunday Forrester lives with her sixteen-year-old daughter, Dolly, in the house she grew up in. She does things more carefully than most people. On quiet days, she must eat only white foods. Her etiquette handbook guides her through confusing social situations, and to escape, she turns to her treasury of Sicilian folklore. The one thing very much out of her control is clever headstrong Dolly, now on the cusp of leaving home"
When the outlaw he locked up years ago is released from prison, determined to exact revenge on the six people who sent him away, Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett, with a grizzly bear on a rampage, soon discovers he's one of those six people.
Consulting on the baffling double murder of a playboy heir to an Italian shoe empire and his married lover, brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware and LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis are led to L.A.'s darkest side as they contend with one of the most shocking cases of their careers.
A woman who joined a search party for a missing 19 year-old discovers her hiding in a cave, terrified that her abusive boyfriend will kill her if he sees her again and must make a decision about keeping her secret.
Tracing the legacies of the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864 to the aftermath of Orvil Red Feather's shooting, Opal tries to hold her family together while Orvil becomes emotionally reliant on prescription medications, and his younger brother, suffering from PTSD, secretly enacts blood rituals to connect to his Cheyenne heritage.
In the small town of Los Lobos, California, three women join a local indie bookstore's summer book club—devoted entirely to romance novels—and become life-long friends as they navigate the messiness of motherhood, second chances and becoming the person you've always wanted to be.
Ancient Greeks, modern seers, Freud, Jung, neurologists, poets, artists, shamans-humanity has never ceased trying to decipher one of the strangest unexplained phenomena we all experience: dreaming. Now, in her new book, Roz Chast illustrates her own dream world, a place that is sometimes creepy but always hilarious, accompanied by an illustrated tour through "Dream-Theory Land" guided by insights from poets, philosophers, and psychoanalysts alike.
In this highly entertaining account of how FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, along with other crypto scammers, utopians and overnight billionaires, convinced the world to send trillions of dollars of real money to buy useless virtual coins, an investigative reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the rise and fall of this self-appointed crypto king. Illustrations.
Weaving a deeply vulnerable personal narrative with history, postcolonial theory and research on mental health, an award-winning journalist and former senior reporter at Jezebel articulates the dissonance, shame and isolation of being upheld as an American success story while privately navigating traumas invisible to the outside world.
Drawing on his 10-year investigation, the author, in the tradition of David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon, takes us on a journey through time, revealing the role psychedelics have played in the origins of Western civilization. Illustrations.
With candid and empowering stories about learning how to handle the scary sh*t, the beloved Peloton instructor opens up about his journey to accepting himself, from growing up gay and poor in the South to becoming a fitness icon, reminding us that sometimes laughing at ourselves is the best medicine.
One of the world's leading experts on behavior change, drawing on interviews with remarkable innovators and leading scientists, offers simple tactics that can move us towards an abundance mindset, reinforce healthy habits and allow us to live our lives to the fullest and appreciate what we have.
In this profoundly moving and beautifully written memoir, the award-winning actor and activist provides an intimate view into both her public and private worlds as she chronicles her life's journey thus far, sharing how she discovered her truest self and, with it, a deeper sense of belonging. Illustrations.
The cofounder of the pioneering AI company DeepMind warns us that a new wave of powerful, fast-developing technologies will threaten the very foundation of global order and shows how we might contain them while we still have the chance. Illustrations.
In this multifaceted biographical portrait and riveting historical account, an art historian takes readers back to mid-20th-century NYC and to Coenties Slip, which was home to a circle of wildly talented and varied artists who created a unique community of creative expression and experimentation that changed the course of American art. Illustrations.
For the first time ever, this thrilling literary detective story, doubling as a celebration of words, language, people and one of mankind's greatest achievements, unravels the mystery of the contributors from around the world who, for over 70 years, helped to codify the way we read, write and speak. Illustrations.
The host of NPR's Morning Edition illuminates Abraham Lincoln's life through 16 encounters, some well-known, some obscure, expanding our understanding of a politician who held strong to his moral compass while navigating between corrosive political factions—and who succeeded in uniting a nation. Illustrations.
An eye-opening and witty account of the global ecological transformations wrought by roads, from an award-winning author. Some 40 million miles of roadways encircle the earth, but we tend to regard them only as infrastructure for human convenience. In Crossings, Ben Goldfarb delves into the new science of road ecology to explore how roads have transformed our world. A sweeping, spirited and timely investigation into how humans have altered the natural world, Crossings also shows us how to create a better future for all living beings.
Through fiction, science and philosophy, this profound book discusses the work of three thinkers—a poet, a physicist and a philosopher—who explored the greatest mysteries of the universe: the nature of free will, the strange fabric of the cosmos and the true limits of the mind.