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1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2–12 by Phelan, Thomas W., 1943-

1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2–12

--  This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking. By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior, and strengthen the parent-child relationship—avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome tha

May 28, 2015
14th Deadly Sin by Patterson, James; Paetro, Maxine.

14th Deadly Sin

With San Francisco under siege and everyone a suspect, the Women's Murder Club must risk their lives to save the city-and each other. With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. In fact (for a change), things seem to be going well for all the members of the Women's Murder Club as they gather to celebrate San Francisco Medical Examiner Claire Washburn's birthday. But the party is cut short when Lindsay is calle

May 21, 2015
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Maas, Sarah J..

A Court of Thorns and Roses

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin-one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beau

May 21, 2015
A Fin-tastic Finish by Ocean, Davy.

A Fin-tastic Finish

Harry Hammer wants to befriend a tiger shark and become a sports legend at Shark Point Scout Camp in this fifth Shark School (mis)adventure. Harry Hammer has a new hero: Turbo Tex, a gold-medal-winning tiger shark. Maybe Harry can be just like him at Shark Point Scout Camp! Tony, another tiger shark, joins the group right in time for their annual sports camp, and Harry is over the moon. But Tony doesn't seem to want to be friends. How can Harry change Tony's mind and make his sporting dreams co

May 28, 2015
A Lucky Life Interrupted A Memoir of Hope by Brokaw, Tom.

A Lucky Life Interrupted A Memoir of Hope

-- The Greatest Generation, -- NBC Nightly News   Brokaw takes us through all the seasons and stages of this surprising year, the emotions, discoveries, setbacks, and struggles—times of denial, acceptance, turning points, and courage. After his diagnosis, Brokaw began to keep a journal, approaching this new stage of his life in a familiar role: as a journalist, determined to learn as much as he could about his condition, to report the story, and help others facing similar battles. That journal

May 21, 2015
A Mad, Wicked Folly by Waller, Sharon Biggs.

A Mad, Wicked Folly

Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909,            After Vicky poses nude for her illicit art class, she is expelled from her French finishing school. Shamed and scandalized, her parents try to marry her off to the wealthy Edmund Carrick-Humphrey. But Vicky has other things on her mind: her clandestine application to the Royal College of Art; her participation in the suffragette movement; and her growing attraction to a working-class boy who may be her muse—or may be the

May 21, 2015
A Simple Prayer by Clipston, Amy.

A Simple Prayer

-- Aaron Ebersol left the Amish community seventeen years ago when he could no longer bear the restrictions or the constant tension with his father. Despite years of unanswered letters to his parents and the roots he's put down in Missouri, Aaron rushes back to the Amish community of Paradise, Pennsylvania, after receiving word of his mother's stroke. Hesitant to get too close to the family he was once a part of, he decides to stay at the Heart of Paradise Bed & Breakfast. Talking with Linda all

May 21, 2015
A Time to Dance by Venkatraman, Padma.

A Time to Dance

Padma Venkatraman's inspiring story of a young girl's struggle to regain her passion and find a new peace is told lyrically through verse that captures the beauty and mystery of India and the ancient bharatanatyam  Veda, a classical dance prodigy in India, lives and breathes dance—so when an accident leaves her a below-knee amputee, her dreams are shattered. For a girl who's grown used to receiving applause for her dance prowess and flexibility, adjusting to a prosthetic leg is painful and humbl

May 21, 2015
Almost super by Jensen, Marion.

Almost super

"Two brothers in a family of superheroes are forced to reexamine everything they knew about being super when the powers they receive are total duds and their enemy is revealed to be just like they are"--

May 22, 2015
American Wife A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal by Kyle, Taya; DeFelice, Jim.

American Wife A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

The widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss—and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legend American SniperAmerican Wife is one of the most remarkable memoirs of the year—a universal chronicle of love and heartbreak, service and sacrifice, faith and purpose that will inspire every reader.

May 21, 2015
An Ember in the Ashes by Tahir, Sabaa.

An Ember in the Ashes

-- Publishers Weekly Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free.   Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.   It is in this brutal world that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire's impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They've seen what happens to

May 21, 2015
And Sometimes I Wonder About You A Leonid McGill Mystery by Mosley, Walter.

And Sometimes I Wonder About You A Leonid McGill Mystery

In the fifth Leonid McGill novel, Leonid finds himself in an unusual pickle of trying to balance his cases with his chaotic personal life. Leonid's father is still out there somewhere, and his wife is in an uptown sanitarium trying to recover from the deep depression that led to her attempted suicide in the previous novel. His wife's condition has put a damper on his affair with Aura Ullman, his girlfriend. And his son, Twill, has been spending a lot of time out of the office with his own case,

May 21, 2015
And We Stay by Hubbard, Jenny.

And We Stay

When high school senior Paul Wagoner walks into his school library with a stolen gun, he threatens his girlfriend Emily Beam, then takes his own life. In the wake of the tragedy, an angry and guilt-ridden Emily is shipped off to boarding school in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she encounters a ghostly presence who shares her name. The spirit of Emily Dickinson and two quirky girls offer helping hands, but it is up to Emily to heal her own damaged self. This inventive story, told in vers

May 21, 2015
Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield by Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle, author.

Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield

In 2010, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, a pilot program to put women on the battlefield alongside Green Berets, Army Rangers and Navy SEALs on sensitive missions in Afghanistan. The idea was that women could access places and people that had remained out of reach, and could build relationships-- woman to woman-- in ways that male soldiers in a conservative, Islamic country could not. Lemmon reveals how these pioneers earned professional acceptance from g

May 22, 2015
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King by Atherton, Nancy.

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Overseeing her baby, a family wedding and her own approaching 40th birthday celebration amid rumors that a developer has unwanted plans for Finch village, Lori bonds with a warmhearted inventor only to discover his true intentions.

May 28, 2015
Beach Town by Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954-

Beach Town

Greer Hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. And Greer ended up with the blame.Now Greer has been given one more chance--a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie. She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town. There's one motel, a marina, a long stretch of pristine beach and an old fishing pier with a community casino--which will be perfect for the fil

May 28, 2015
Beauty's kingdom by Roquelaure, A. N., author.

Beauty's kingdom

May 22, 2015
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies The Real West by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies The Real West

Frontier America was a place where instinct mattered more than education, and courage was necessary for survival. It was a place where luck made a difference and legends were made. Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that further brings this history to life, and told in fast-paced, immersive narrative.

May 28, 2015
Born of Defiance by Kenyon, Sherrilyn, 1965-

Born of Defiance

Born an Outcast, Talyn Batur has spent the whole of his life fighting against the prejudice of his people. An Andarion without a father is not something anyone wants to be.But when his companion's brother draws him into a plot against the Andarion crown, he finds himself torn between the loyalty to their planetary government that his mother has beaten into him and his own beliefs of justice and right.? Now, he must decide for himself to remain a pawn of their government or to defy everything and

May 28, 2015
Brain Maker The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain ¿ for Life by Perlmutter, David.

Brain Maker The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain ¿ for Life

-- Grain Brain Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise-from children diagnosed with autism and ADHD to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that can solve this problem: Astonishing new research is revealing that the health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by the state of your microbiome - the vast population of organisms that live in your body and outnumber your own cells ten to one. What's taking place in

May 21, 2015
Capital Dames The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Roberts, Cokie.

Capital Dames The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York TimesCapital DamesCapital Dames concludes that the war not only changed Washington; it also forever changed the role of women in American society.

May 21, 2015
Captain Awesome Goes to Superhero Camp by Kirby, Stan.

Captain Awesome Goes to Superhero Camp

When Eugene goes to sleepaway camp, it's superheroes—and supervillains—galore in the fourteenth adventure of Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad! Eugene's bags are packed and his Super Dude sleeping bag is rolled up and ready. It's time to go to sleepaway camp! But this isn't just any summer camp: it's Superhero Summer Camp! Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad can't wait to venture into the woods and get some real superhero training at Camp Ka-Pow. That is, until the

May 21, 2015
Checked Out A Dead-End Job Mystery by Viets, Elaine.

Checked Out A Dead-End Job Mystery

Shhh...in the newest hardcover in the national bestselling Dead-End Job Mystery series, Helen Hawthorne quietly goes undercover at a local library to search for a missing masterpiece. Wealthy socialite Elizabeth Cateman Kingsley has hired Helen to find a missing John Singer Sargent painting, owned by her late father. After his death, many of Davis Cateman's books were donated to the Flora Park library, and his daughter suspects the small watercolor—worth millions—was tucked away inside one of th

May 21, 2015
Complicit by Kuehn, Stephanie.

Complicit

-- Complicit

May 21, 2015
Conversion by Howe, Katherine.

Conversion

-- The Crucible  Inspired by true events—from seventeenth-century colonial life to the halls of a modern-day high school—ConversionNew York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, a chilling mystery that raises the question, what's really happening to the girls at St. Joan's?

May 21, 2015
Crimson Bound by Hodge, Rosamund.

Crimson Bound

An exhilarating tale of darkness, love, and redemption inspired by the classic fairy tale -- , from the author of Cruel Beauty.When Rachelle was fifteen she was good—apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. But she was also reckless—straying from the forest path in search of a way to free her world from the threat of eternal darkness. After an illicit meeting goes dreadfully wrong, Rachelle is forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evi

May 21, 2015
Dangerous Deception by Garcia, Kami.

Dangerous Deception

Some loves are cursed. Others are dangerous. Especially the love between wannabe rocker and quarter Incubus, Wesley 'Link' Lincoln, and Dark Caster, Siren, and bonafide bad girl, Ridley Duchannes. But now Ridley is missing, and Link was with her, right up until she vanished. Determined to find her, Link reunites with his New York bandmates and the mysterious Lennox Gates, who wants Rid for himself.

May 28, 2015
Daredevil - the daring life of Betty Skelton by McCarthy, Meghan, author, illustrator.

Daredevil - the daring life of Betty Skelton

Recounts the life and career of the pilot, race car driver, and astronaut, Betty Skelton.

May 22, 2015
Darth Vader and Friends by Brown, Jeffrey.

Darth Vader and Friends

In this funny and sweet new book in the bestselling Darth Vader™ series, Eisner Award–winning author Jeffrey Brown offers an intimate look at the friendships between best pals in the Star Wars universe, from Darth Vader and the Emperor to Leia and her Ewok pals, Han and Chewie, C-3PO and R2-D2, the bounty hunters, and other favorite characters. Jealousy, birthday parties, lightsaber battles, sharing, intergalactic rebellion and more all come into play as Brown's charming illustrations and humor

May 21, 2015
Day Shift by Harris, Charlaine.

Day Shift

-- From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Death of a Cupcake Queen by Hollis, Lee.

Death of a Cupcake Queen

"As the food and cocktails columnist for the Island Times, Hayley Powell attends a lot of events--but this one will be murder. . . On the eve of her high school reunion, Hayley dreads seeing the trio of mean girls who used to torment her: Sabrina Merryweather, Nykki Temple, and former prom queen Ivy Foster. These days Ivy wears a different crown as the cupcake queen--and flaunting her success is just the icing on the cake. But maybe the prom queen should have been voted Most Likely to Die. At th

May 28, 2015
Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

Death wears a beauty mask - and other stories

A collection of short stories from the #1 -- Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories Featuring the same chills and heart-pounding drama we've come to expect from a Mary Higgins Clark title, and including an exclusive author's introduction, Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories is a spine-tingling read and glimpse into the evolution of the remarkable career of the "Queen of Suspense."

May 22, 2015
Disclaimer A Novel by Knight, Renee, author.

Disclaimer A Novel

Reading a mysterious novel that recounts in haunting detail the day she became the victim of a dark secret, documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft is forced to confront the past to prevent her world from falling apart.

May 22, 2015
Don't Go Home by Hart, Carolyn G.

Don't Go Home

Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon—and former Broward's Rock resident—Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, Don't Go Home As Annie attempts damage control, her friend Marian Kenyon gets in a heated argument with Griffith. It's a fight Annie won't soon forget—especially after the author turns up dead. Despite an array of suspects to match Griffith's cast of characters—and a promise to her husband

May 21, 2015
Dry Bones A Walt Longmire Mystery by Johnson, Craig.

Dry Bones A Walt Longmire Mystery

-- From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Eden West by Hautman, Pete.

Eden West

Tackling faith, doubt, and transformation, National Book Award winner Pete Hautman explores a boy's unraveling allegiance to an insular cult. Twelve square miles of paradise, surrounded by an eight-foot-high chain-link fence: this is Nodd, the land of the Grace. It is all seventeen-year-old Jacob knows. Beyond the fence lies the World, a wicked, terrible place, doomed to destruction. When the Archangel Zerachiel descends from Heaven, only the Grace will be spared the horrors of the Apocalypse. B

May 21, 2015
Eighth Grave After Dark by Jones, Darynda.

Eighth Grave After Dark

With twelve hellhounds after her, pregnant Charley Davidson takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can't get to her: the grounds of an abandoned convent. But after months of being cooped up there, Charley is ready to pop. Both metaphorically and literally since she is now roughly the size of a beached whale. Fortunately, a new case has captured her attention, one that involves a murder on the very grounds the team has taken shelter upon. A decades-old murder of the newly-vowed nun she k

May 28, 2015
Etta and Otto and Russell and James A Novel by Hooper, Emma.

Etta and Otto and Russell and James A Novel

A gorgeous literary debut about unlikely heroes, lifelong promises, and last great adventures. Otto, The letter began, in blue ink, I've gone. I've never seen the water, so I've gone there. Don't worry, I've left you the Yours (always), Etta. Otto finds the note left by his wife in the kitchen of their farmhouse in windswept Saskatchewan. Eighty-three-year-old Etta will be walking 3,200 kilometers to see the ocean, but somehow, Otto understands. He took his own journey once before, to fight in

May 28, 2015
Everything Leads to You by LaCour, Nina.

Everything Leads to You

"I want you to do something with the place. Something epic."  After being entrusted with her brother's Los Angeles apartment for the summer as a graduation gift, Emi Price isn't sure how to fulfill his one condition: that something great take place there while he's gone. Emi may be a talented young production designer, already beginning to thrive in the competitive film industry, but she still feels like an average teen, floundering when it comes to romance.                 But when she and her

May 21, 2015
Fort by DeFelice, Cynthia C., author.

Fort

In this boys-will-be-boys summer story about friendship and revenge, eleven-year-old Wyatt and his friend Augie aren't looking for a fight. They're having the best summer of their lives hanging out in the fort they built in the woods, fishing and hunting, cooking over a campfire, and sleeping out. But when two older boys mess with the fort--and with another kid who can't fight back--the friends are forced to launch Operation Doom, with unexpected results for all concerned, in this novel about tw

May 28, 2015
Free to Fall by Miller, Lauren.

Free to Fall

From the author of Parallel comes a high-stakes romantic puzzler set in a near-future where everyone's life is seamlessly orchestrated by personal electronic devices. Imaginative and thrilling, this fast-paced story with two starred reviews is not to be missed.Fast-forward to a time when Apple and Google have been replaced by Gnosis, a monolith corporation that has developed the most life-changing technology to ever hit the market: Lux, an app that flawlessly optimizes decision-making for the be

May 21, 2015
Frogged by Vande Velde, Vivian.

Frogged

When almost-thirteen-year-old Princess Imogene is turned into a frog, she puts into practice lessons from the book, The Art of Being a Princess, as she tries to become her less-than-perfect self again.

May 22, 2015
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Cabot, Meg.

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve-year-old: average height, average weight, average brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes. The only things about her that aren't average are her name (too long and princess themed), her ability to draw animals (useful for her future career as a wildlife illustrator), and the fact that she is a half-orphan who has never met her father and is forced to live with her aunt and uncle (who treat he

May 28, 2015
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Quintero, Isabel.

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces

Named to Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014Isabel QuinteroTin Cannon

May 21, 2015
Garden of lies by Quick, Amanda.

Garden of lies

"When Ursula Kern, proprietor of the Kern Secretarial Agency, discovers the body of one of her best secretaries, she immediately suspects murder. But no one, including the police, believes her. So Ursula seeks the help of her newest and most mysterious client, Slater Roxton"--

May 22, 2015
Gathering prey by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-

Gathering prey

"The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winner John Sandford. They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes-they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them. Lucas Davenport's adopted daughter, Letty, is home from college when she gets a phone call from a woman Traveler she'd befriended in San Francisco. The woman thinks somebody's killing her friends, she's afraid

May 22, 2015
Gathering Prey by Sandford, John.

Gathering Prey

-- From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Girl Underwater by Kells, Claire.

Girl Underwater

An adventurous debut novel that cross cuts between a competitive college swimmer's harrowing days in the Rocky Mountains after a major airline disaster and her recovery supported by the two men who love her—only one of whom knows what really happened in the wilderness. Nineteen-year-old Avery Delacorte loves the water. Growing up in Brookline, Massachusetts, she took swim lessons at her community pool and captained the local team; in high school, she raced across bays and sprawling North Americ

May 28, 2015
Goblin Secrets by Alexander, William.

Goblin Secrets

In the National Book Award–winning Goblin Secrets In the town of Zombay, there is a witch named Graba who has clockwork chicken legs and moves her house around—much like the fairy tale figure of Baba Yaga. Graba takes in stray children, and Rownie is the youngest boy in her household. Rownie's only real relative is his older brother Rowan, who is an actor. But acting is outlawed in Zombay, and Rowan has disappeared. Desperate to find him, Rownie joins up with a troupe of goblins who skirt the

May 21, 2015
Gone fishing a novel in verse by Wissinger, Tamera Will.

Gone fishing a novel in verse

In this novel told through poems, nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad, so when his pesky little sister horns in on their fishing trip, he is none too pleased. Includes primer on rhyme, poetry techniques, rhythm, stanzas, and poetic forms.

May 22, 2015
Graceful by Mass, Wendy.

Graceful

An exciting new story in the bestselling Willow Falls series from Wendy Mass! -- -- Fortunately, she's not alone. She has Team Grace on her side! Amanda, Leo, Rory, Tara, David, and Connor know a thing or two about magic and how it works. But none of them are prepared for what's coming, and none of them know how to stop it. Life in Willow Falls is about to change forever.

May 21, 2015
Half Bad by Green, Sally.

Half Bad

-- Half Bad is a gripping tale of alienation and the indomitable will to survive, a story that will grab hold of you and not let go until the very last page.

May 21, 2015
Hold Me by Mallery, Susan.

Hold Me

New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery's classic blend of lighthearted humor and intense emotional conflict works its magic on two newcomers to the California town of Fool's Gold, which Library Journal calls "a setting so real and appealing readers will want to start scoping out real estate." Destiny Mills believes passion has its place—like in the lyrics of the country songs that made her parents famous. After a childhood full of drama and heartache, she wants a life that's calm. Safe.

May 28, 2015
Hold Still A Memoir with Photographs by Mann, Sally, 1951- author.

Hold Still A Memoir with Photographs

A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her. Sorting through boxes of family papers and yellowed photographs she finds more than she bargained for: "decei

May 28, 2015
Hope A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Berry, Amanda; DeJesus, Gina; Jordan, Mary; Sullivan, Kevin.

Hope A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland

-- Washington Post From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Humphrey's Creepy-Crawly Camping Adventure by Birney, Betty G..

Humphrey's Creepy-Crawly Camping Adventure

Everyone's favorite classroom pet is now starring in chapter books! Humphrey has had lots of adventures as the classroom pet of Room 26, but never one like this. He is going on a campout in the backyard with Heidi and her friends! There's stargazing, roasting marshmallows, searching for creepy-crawlies—and then there are the prank-loving boys next door, who want to prove that the girls are scaredy-cats. Humphrey doesn't think girls are scaredy-cats. He doesn't think girls are like cats at all.

May 21, 2015
I Kill the Mockingbird by Acampora, Paul.

I Kill the Mockingbird

When Lucy, Elena, and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill A Mockingbird

May 21, 2015
Instinct by Kenyon, Sherrilyn.

Instinct

Being a teen is never easy...Chronicles of Nick

May 21, 2015
Interstellar Cinderella by Underwood, Deborah.

Interstellar Cinderella

Once upon a planetoid, amid her tools and sprockets, a girl named Cinderella dreamed of fixing fancy rockets.With a little help from her fairy godrobot, Cinderella is going to the ball. But when the prince's ship has mechanical trouble, someone will have to zoom to the rescue! Readers will thank their lucky stars for this irrepressible fairy tale retelling, its independent heroine, and its stellar happy ending.

May 21, 2015
It's a Long Story My Life by Nelson, Willie.

It's a Long Story My Life

The definitive autobiography of Willie Nelson . . . So say the publishers about this book I've written. What I say is that this is the story of my life, told as clear as a Texas sky and in the same rhythm that I lived it. It's a story of restlessness and the purity of the moment and living right. Of my childhood in Abbott, Texas, to the Pacific Northwest, from Nashville to Hawaii and all the way back again. Of selling vacuum cleaners and encyclopedias while hosting radio shows and writing

May 21, 2015
Lost in Thought by Bertrand, Cara.

Lost in Thought

At her new boarding school, Lainey Young has visions that confirm she is one of the Sententia, a society for the psychically gifted, but she and crush Carter Penrose soon learn that the extent of her powers may be putting her danger.

May 28, 2015
Luckiest Girl Alive A Novel by Knoll, Jessica.

Luckiest Girl Alive A Novel

HER PERFECT LIFE IS A PERFECT LIE. As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she's this close But Ani has a secret. There's something else buried in her past that still haunts her, something private and painful that threatens to bubble to the surface and destroy everything. With a singular voice and twists y

May 21, 2015
Lying Out Loud by Keplinger, Kody.

Lying Out Loud

Kody Keplinger returns to the world of -- Amy Rush might be the only person Sonny shares everything with -- secrets, clothes, even a nemesis named Ryder Cross.Ryder's the new kid at Hamilton High and everything Sonny and Amy can't stand -- a prep-school snob. But Ryder has a weakness: Amy. So when Ryder emails Amy asking her out, the friends see it as a prank opportunity not to be missed.But without meaning to, Sonny ends up talking to Ryder all night online. And to her horror, she realizes tha

May 21, 2015
Maddi's Fridge by Brandt, Lois.

Maddi's Fridge

With humor and warmth, this children's picture book raises awareness about poverty and hunger Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofia's fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi's house is empty. Sofia learns that Maddi's family doesn't have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi she'll keep this discovery a secret. But because Sofia wants to help her friend, she's faced with

May 28, 2015
Masterminds by Korman, Gordon.

Masterminds

Action-packed and full of unexpected twists, this new series from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham.Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. In this idyllic place, every lawn is perfectly manicured and everyone has a pool and a tree house. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie—they know it's a short leap from that to the awful probl

May 21, 2015
Maximum Ride Forever by Patterson, James, 1947-

Maximum Ride Forever

THE NINTH AND ULTIMATE MAXIMUM RIDE STORY IS HERE! Legions of Max fans won't be disappointed by this encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly. As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened. All will be revealed in this last spectacular "ride"- a brand-new grand finale featuring all of the nonstop action, twists and turns that readers can re

May 28, 2015
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Andrews, Jesse.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

-- Praise for -- STARRED REVIEW – -- – -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette --

May 21, 2015
Me Before You A Novel by Moyes, Jojo, 1969-

Me Before You A Novel

"They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose. Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. W

May 28, 2015
Memoirs of a hamster by Scillian, Devin, author.

Memoirs of a hamster

A pet hamster is enticed by the family cat to venture outside his well-equipped cage to the sunroom only to very quickly discover life outside his cage is not the best for him.

May 22, 2015
Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games by

Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games

One of the most popular video games of all time, -- Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

May 28, 2015
Minecrafter The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games by

Minecrafter The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft & Other Building Games

-- Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

May 28, 2015
Ming Tea Murder by Childs, Laura.

Ming Tea Murder

-- INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS!

May 21, 2015
Miss Julia lays down the law - a novel by Ross, Ann B.

Miss Julia lays down the law - a novel

"It's November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia decides to confront Connie woman to woman, but when she arrives, Connie is lying on the kitchen floor

May 22, 2015
Missoula Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Krakauer, Jon.

Missoula Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

-- —  The Department of Justice investigated 350 sexual assaults reported to the Missoula police between January 2008 and May 2012. Few of these assaults were properly handled by either the university or local authorities. In this, Missoula is also typical.   A DOJ report released in December of 2014 estimates 110,000 women between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four are raped each year. Krakauer's devastating narrative of what happened in Missoula makes clear why rape is so prevalent on Ameri

May 21, 2015
Mitchell goes bowling by Durand, Hallie, author, narrator.

Mitchell goes bowling

Features an audio read-along! Battle on! Head to the lanes for another hilarious, high-energy story as four-year-old Mitchell and his obliging dad strike a winning deal. Mitchell liked to knock things down. That's just how he rolled. One Saturday, when Mitchell almost knocks down his dad, his dad catches him and puts him in the car. And when they step into the bowling alley, Mitchell feels right at home. Pizza! Giant crashing noises! Special shoes! But as Mitchell picks up the biggest ball and q

May 22, 2015
Mouseheart by Fiedler, Lisa.

Mouseheart

The Warriors series meets Redwall in this first book in an epic animal adventure series set in the subway tunnels of Brooklyn and for "fans of Erin Hunter, Brian Jaques, and Kathryn Lasky" ( -- everywhere Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species. As the clashes rage, Hopper learns terrible, extraordinary secrets: Deadly secrets about Atlantia. Painful secrets about his friends. And one powerful secret about his destiny… Learn more

May 21, 2015
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Thompson, Victoria.

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

May 21, 2015
Nerd Camp 2.0 by Weissman, Elissa Brent.

Nerd Camp 2.0

Gabe's happily headed back to Nerd Camp—but can he handle a cool-kid invasion? For Gabe, the equation for ideal summer bliss equals six glorious weeks of vigorous learning immersion at the Summer Center for Gifted Enrichment—aka, Nerd Camp. Last year was amazing, and this summer will be even better. At least, that's what Gabe thinks until a new variable is introduced: Zack, Gabe's cool stepbrother, was supposed to attend a camp nearby, but in the aftermath of a recent wildfire, Zack's camp an

May 21, 2015
Odette's secrets by Macdonald, Maryann.

Odette's secrets

When Odette's father becomes a Nazi prisoner-of-war and the Paris police begin arresting Jews, her mother sends Odette to hide in the Catholic French countryside where she must keep many secrets to survive.

May 22, 2015
Off the Page by Picoult, Jodi, 1966- author.

Off the Page

"When Delilah is united with Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairytale, the line between what is on the page and what is possible is blurred, and all must be resolved for the two to live happily ever after"--

May 28, 2015
On the move - a memoir by Sacks, Oliver W.

On the move - a memoir

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed.

May 28, 2015
Our Souls at Night A novel by Haruf, Kent.

Our Souls at Night A novel

In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging the confidences and memories. This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

May 28, 2015
Outfoxed by Twohy, Mike.

Outfoxed

Fox breaks into a henhouse to steal a chicken for dinner but grabs Duck, instead--a clever fowl that pretends to be a dog.

May 22, 2015
Paddington Helps Out by Bond, Michael.

Paddington Helps Out

Paddington Bear loves to lend a paw. From taking a saw to Mr. Curry's kitchen table to extinguishing a surprise flambé, each time Paddington helps out, things tend to get messier before they improve. But with his special tool kit, playful wits, and just a little bit of marmalade, Paddington can take any day and make it extraordinary!First published in 1960, Paddington Helps Out is the third novel by Michael Bond chronicling the adventures of this classic character. Paddington has warmed the hear

May 28, 2015
Perfect Match by Michaels, Fern.

Perfect Match

An injured ex-athlete discovers that giving up on the game of life is not an option...As far as former NFL star Jake Masters is concerned, dreams are risky propositions. Years ago he came achingly close to achieving his ambition of playing in the Super Bowl--before a spinal injury ended his career. Confined to a wheelchair, unwilling to take a chance on another risky surgery that could restore his mobility, Jake now stays cocooned behind the imposing gates of his lavish home.But hi

May 21, 2015
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures by Stiefvater, Maggie; Pearce, Jackson.

Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures

From bestselling authors Maggie Stiefvater and Jackson Pearce comes an exciting new series full of magical creatures, whimsical adventures, and quirky illustrations. -- -- --

May 21, 2015
Return to Augie Hobble by Smith, Lane.

Return to Augie Hobble

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May 28, 2015
Road Trip by Paulsen, Gary; Paulsen, Jim.

Road Trip

Dad and Ben haven't been getting along recently and Dad hopes a road trip to rescue a border collie will help them reconnect. But Ben is on to Dad's plan and invites  Ben's thuggish buddy, Theo. The family dog, Atticus, comes along too and the story is told by Ben and Atticus. When their truck breaks down, they commandeer an old school bus, along with its mechanic, Gus. Next, they pick up Mia, a waitress escaping a tense situation. Only sharp-eyed Atticus realizes that Theo is on the run—and som

May 21, 2015
Robert B. Parker's Kickback by Atkins, Ace.

Robert B. Parker's Kickback

P.I. Spenser, knight-errant of the Back Bay, returns in this stellar addition to the iconic New York Times What started out as a joke landed seventeen-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened.   This is Blackburn, Massachusetts, where zero tolerance for minors is a way of life.   Leading the movement is tough-a

May 28, 2015
Rock with Wings by Hillerman, Anne.

Rock with Wings

Navajo Tribal cops Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito, along with their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, investigate two perplexing cases in this exciting mystery from the New York TimesSpider Woman's Daughter.Doing a good deed for a relative offers the perfect opportunity for Sergeant Jim Chee and his wife, Officer Bernie Manuelito, to get away from the daily grind of police work. But two cases—one near Shiprock, the other at iconic Monument Valley—will call them back from their sh

May 21, 2015
Rump- The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Shurtliff, Liesl.

Rump- The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

-- Rump "New York Times  From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Season on the Brink by Feinstein, John.

Season on the Brink

A Season on the Brink Knight granted Feinstein an unprecedented inside look at college basketball -- with complete access to every moment of the season. Feinstein saw and heard it all -- practices, team meetings, strategy sessions, and mid-game huddles -- during Knight's struggle to avoid a losing season. A Season on the Brink not only captures the drama and pressure of big-time college basketball but paints a vivid portrait of a complex, brilliant coach walking a fine line between genius and m

May 25, 2015
Seveneves - A Novel by Stephenson, Neal.

Seveneves - A Novel

Five thousand years later after a catastrophic event rendered the Earth a ticking time bomb, the progeny of a handful of outer space explorers--seven distinct races now three billion strong--embark on yet another audacious journey: to return to Earth.

May 28, 2015
Skies of Ash by Hall, Rachel Howzell.

Skies of Ash

Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them.Neighbors and family friends insist the Chatmans were living the dream. But Lou quickly discove

May 28, 2015
Skinny Habits The 6 Secrets of Thin People by Harper, Bob; Critser, Greg.

Skinny Habits The 6 Secrets of Thin People

-- Skinny Habits From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Spinster Making a Life of One's Own by Bolick, Kate.

Spinster Making a Life of One's Own

-- Spinster Intellectually substantial and deeply personal, Spinster From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
Stella Brings the Family by Schiffer, Miriam B..

Stella Brings the Family

Stella's class is having a Mother's Day celebration, but what's a girl with two daddies to do? It's not that she doesn't have someone who helps her with her homework, or tucks her in at night. Stella has her Papa and Daddy who take care of her, and a whole gaggle of other loved ones who make her feel special and supported every day. She just doesn't have a mom to invite to the party. Fortunately, Stella finds a unique solution to her party problem in this sweet story about love, acceptance, and

May 21, 2015
Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream by Watson, Tom, 1962- author.

Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream

The Stick Dog series continues in author-illustrator Tom Watson's hilarious Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream, Stick Dog and his pals are back, but this time the temperature is rising and they're all feeling the heat. They need cold, cold ice cream on this hot, hot day. It will take all of Stick Dog's smarts to guide his friends to a scrumptious ice cream feast. They'll battle a water-attacking machine, discover rainbow puddles, and chase the strangest, loudest truck they've ever seen. But there's a

May 28, 2015
Take me out to the Yakyu by Meshon, Aaron.

Take me out to the Yakyu

A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.

May 22, 2015
The Accidental Empress A Novel by Pataki, Allison.

The Accidental Empress A Novel

-- The Accidental Empress offers a captivating glimpse into one of history's most intriguing royal families, shedding new light on the glittering Hapsburg Empire and its most mesmerizing, most beloved "Fairy Queen."

May 21, 2015
The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond by Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.), author.

The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond

Violet is a smart, funny, brown-eyed, brown-haired girl in a family of blonds. Her mom is white, and her dad, who died before she was born, was black. She attends a mostly white school where she sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow. She's tired of people asking if she's adopted. Now that Violet's eleven, she decides it's time to learn about her African American heritage. And despite getting off to a rocky start trying to reclaim her dad's side of the family, she can feel her confi

May 22, 2015
The bone tree - a novel by Iles, Greg.

The bone tree - a novel

A follow-up to Natchez Burning finds Southern lawyer Penn Cage desperately struggling to protect his father from false charges and corrupt officers by confronting the puppet master behind the Double Eagles terrorist group.

May 22, 2015
The Bronze Bow by Speare, Elizabeth George.

The Bronze Bow

In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father's death by crucifixion by driving the Roman legions from his land of Israel. He joins an outlaw band and leads a dangerous life of spying, plotting, and impatiently waiting to seek revenge. Headstrong Daniel is devoid of tenderness and forgiveness, heading down a destructive path toward disaster until he hears the lessons taught by Jesus of Nazareth. With a brand new cover, young readers won'

May 21, 2015
The children's crusade - a novel by Packer, Ann, 1959- author.

The children's crusade - a novel

"Bill Blair finds the land by accident, three wooded acres in a rustic community south of San Francisco. The year is 1954, long before anyone will call this area Silicon Valley. Struck by a vision of the family he has yet to create, Bill buys the property on a whim. In Penny Greenway he finds a suitable wife, a woman whose yearning attitude toward life seems compelling and answerable, and they marry and have four children. Yet Penny is a mercurial housewife, at a time when women chafed at the co

May 22, 2015
The Duke and the Lady in Red by Heath, Lorraine.

The Duke and the Lady in Red

Sparks fly in the finale of the Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James Place series, as the last wicked rogue meets his match.When Rosalind Sharpe gains the attention of the deliciously wicked Duke of Avendale, she's torn between her distracting attraction to the notorious rogue and the knowledge that he—rich as Croesus—is the perfect target for a deception that will put her swindling days behind her.However, Avendale is no fool. After he discovers the tantalizing lady packing up to leave London with

May 21, 2015
The Enemy Inside A Paul Madriani Novel by Martini, Steve.

The Enemy Inside A Paul Madriani Novel

In this riveting new novel in the New York Times bestselling series, defense attorney Paul Madriani uncovers a morass of double-dealing and murder that leads him to the very highest levels of American political powerWhen a friend, Alex Ives, is implicated in a deadly motor collision on a deserted Southern California highway, Paul Madriani joins a case as tangled as any he's ever taken. Alex swears he had only one drink the night of the crash, but he also can't remember the events of the evening

May 21, 2015
The Fall A Novel by Lescroart, John.

The Fall A Novel

From -- The Fall puts Dismas Hardy and his only daughter in the middle of one of John Lescroart's most complex and thrilling cases yet.

May 21, 2015
The fellowship for alien detection by Emerson, Kevin.

The fellowship for alien detection

Author Kevin Emerson channels Frank Cottrell Boyce in this tween sci-fi adventure about two kids from opposite sides of the country who find themselves on a road trip to save the world from an impending alien attack. Haley and Dodger have nothing in common. But that was before they learned about the strange, unexplainable phenomena in Juliette, Arizona. Before they both received summer research grants from a mysterious foundation and discovered their theories about extraterrestrial life were cor

May 22, 2015
The Ghost Fields by Griffiths, Elly.

The Ghost Fields

"The macabre discovery of a downed WWII plane with the pilot's skeleton still inside leads Ruth and DCI Nelson to uncover a wealthy family's secrets in the seventh Ruth Galloway mystery" --

May 28, 2015
The Girl at Midnight by Grey, Melissa.

The Girl at Midnight

( -- City of Bones   Beneath the streets of New York City live the Avicen, an ancient race of people with feathers for hair and magic running through their veins. Age-old enchantments keep them hidden from humans. All but one. Echo is a runaway pickpocket who survives by selling stolen treasures on the black market, and the Avicen are the only family she's ever known.    Echo is clever and daring, and at times she can be brash, but above all else she's fiercely loyal. So when a centuries-old war

May 21, 2015
The girl from Felony Bay by Thompson, John.

The girl from Felony Bay

"When Abbey's father falls into a coma and is accused of a crime he didn't commit, Abbey sets out to prove his innocence--and repay a century-old debt"--

May 22, 2015
The girl who heard colors by Harris, Marie.

The girl who heard colors

"Because she has a special extra sense called synesthesia, Jillian sees colors whenever she hears sounds"--

May 22, 2015
The Great Good Summer by Scanlon, Liz Garton.

The Great Good Summer

Ivy and Paul hatch a secret plan to find Ivy's missing mom and say good-bye to the space shuttle in this evocative, heartfelt novel reminiscent of -- think Paul Dobbs, one of Ivy's schoolmates, is also having a crummy summer. Paul has always wanted to be an astronaut, and now that NASA's space shuttle program has been scrapped, it looks like his dream will never get off the ground. Although Ivy and Paul are an unlikely pair, it turns out they are the perfect allies for a runaway road trip to F

May 21, 2015
The Great Greene Heist by Johnson, Varian.

The Great Greene Heist

Saving the school -- one con at a time. -- -- *"The lively (and racially diverse) cast of characters and the intricate plot will make this a story to read again for the sheer fun of it all"- Horn Book, starred review

May 21, 2015
The Great Trouble - a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel by Hopkinson, Deborah, author.

The Great Trouble - a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel

Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.

May 22, 2015
The Great War of Our Time The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism--From al Qa'ida to ISIS by Morell, Michael.

The Great War of Our Time The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism--From al Qa'ida to ISIS

-- See No Evil Called the "Bob Gates of his generation" by Politico, Michael Morell was a top CIA officer who played a critical role in the most important counterterrorism events of the past two decades. Morell was by President Bush's side on 9/11/01 when terrorists struck America and in the White House Situation Room advising President Obama on 5/1/11 when America struck back-killing Usama bin Ladin. From the subway bombings in London to the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Morell always seemed t

May 21, 2015
The Guest Cottage by Thayer, Nancy.

The Guest Cottage

-- — --   "Thayer keeps readers on the edge of their seats with her dramatic story spanning the girls' childhood to adulthood. This wonderful beach read packs a punch." --   -- —Susan Wiggs -- -- -- —Wichita Falls Times Record News From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
The heartbreak messenger by Vance, Alexander P. (Alexander Phillip), 1978- author.

The heartbreak messenger

"Quentin never asked to be the Heartbreak Messenger. It just kind of happened, and he can't let a golden opportunity pass him by. The valuable communication service he offers is simple: He delivers breakup messages. For a small fee, he will deliver that message to your soon-to-be ex. ... At first Quentin's entrepreneurial brain-child is surprisingly successful, which is great, because he suspects his mom, who works as a car mechanic, is worried about money. But as he interacts with clients, mess

May 22, 2015
The hidden summer by Phillips, Gin.

The hidden summer

After a falling out between their mothers, 13-year-old best friends Nell and Lydia are forbidden from seeing each other for the whole summer. Nell struggles with the thought of not only losing her best friend, but also losing the only person in whom Nell finds refuge from the difficulties she faces at home. Determined to find a place of their own, Nell and Lydia spend the summer hiding out in an abandoned golf course where Nell and Lydia?find mysterious symbols scattered?throughout the grounds.

May 22, 2015
The Highland Guard Series 9-Book Bundle The Chief, The Hawk, The Ranger, The Viper, The Saint, The Recruit, The Hunter, The Raider, The Arrow by McCarty, Monica.

The Highland Guard Series 9-Book Bundle The Chief, The Hawk, The Ranger, The Viper, The Saint, The Recruit, The Hunter, The Raider, The Arrow

-- Praise for Monica McCarty and her Highland Guard novels -- — -- -- --

May 21, 2015
The Hunted by De La PeÑA, Matt.

The Hunted

"De la Peña has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel."- -- The New York Times The sequel to -- -- -- -- -- -- The Living(STARKirkus Reviews, (STAR A Pura Belpré Author Honor Award Winner An ALSC 2014 Notable Children's Book Pick From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
The Husband's Secret by Moriarty, Liane.

The Husband's Secret

My darling Cecilia, if you're reading this, then I've died. . . Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—she's an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband's secret.Acclaimed author Liane Moria

May 28, 2015
The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak by Katcher, Brian.

The Improbable Theory of Ana  & Zak

The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak is Stonewall Award-winning author Brian Katcher's hilarious he said/she said romance about two teens discovering themselves on an out-of-this-world accidental first date at a sci-fi convention.When Ana Watson's brother ditches a high school trip to run wild at Washingcon, type-A Ana knows that she must find him or risk her last shot at freedom from her extra-controlling parents. In her desperation, she's forced to enlist the last person she'd ever want to spe

May 28, 2015
The lady from Zagreb by Kerr, Philip, author.

The lady from Zagreb

"From New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr, the much-anticipated return of Bernie Gunther in a series hailed by Malcolm Forbes as "the best crime novels around today." A beautiful actress, a rising star of the giant German film company UFA, now controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The very clever, very dangerous Propaganda Minister-close confidant of Hitler, an ambitious schemer and flagrant libertine. And Bernie Gunther, former Berlin homicide bull, now forced to do favors for Joseph

May 22, 2015
The living by de la Peña, Matt, author.

The living

Shy took the summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in the tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. And how bad can it be? But everything changes when the Big One hits. Shy's only weeks out at sea when an earthquake more massive than ever before recorded hits California, and his life is forever changed. The earthquake is only the first disaster. Suddenly it's a fight to survive for those left living.

May 22, 2015
The lost kingdom by Kirby, Matthew J., 1976-

The lost kingdom

On the eve of the French and Indian War, Billy Bartram and his naturalist father travel into the American wilderness in an airship--pursued by a party of French soldiers and haunted by a terrifying bear-wolf--on a quest to find the lost kingdom of the Welsh prince Madoc.

May 22, 2015
The Orphan Army by Maberry, Jonathan.

The Orphan Army

Milo's Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry. In a world filled with Bugs—monsters that ceaselessly ravage the Earth—Milo Silk has a hard time keeping his dreams separate from reality. So he keeps them locked up in his dream journal and hopes they'll never come to pass. But too often, they do—like when his father disappeared three years ago. Lately, the Witch of the World has been

May 28, 2015
The pet war by Woodrow, Allan.

The pet war

Eleven-year-old Otto wants a dog, and his older sister Lexi wants a cat, so their mother suggests that whoever can raise enough money to pay for their pet can choose--and so the competition begins.

May 22, 2015
The Polar Bear Express by Dadey, Debbie.

The Polar Bear Express

A lost baby polar bear shares the spotlight with a popular boy band in this Mermaid Tales adventure. Kiki Coral is thrilled beyond words when she meets a brand-new friend: a baby polar bear! The problem is, the little bear, whose name is Nestor, has floated away from home on a patch of ice and now he's lost, hungry, and all alone! Kiki, Shelly, and Echo want to send Nestor back to his home on the Manta Ray Express, but a one-way ticket costs a whopping four jewels! That's a fortune! Not to men

May 28, 2015
The Proposal at Siesta Key Amish Brides of Pinecraft, Book Two by Gray, Shelley Shepard.

The Proposal at Siesta Key Amish Brides of Pinecraft, Book Two

Beloved bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray returns with the second book in her Amish Brides of Pinecraft series— a story of finding the strength to follow your dreams . . . and your heartPenny Troyer never disobeys her parents. But tonight she's bending the rules because Michael Knoxx—the most famous member of the Knoxx Family, a traveling Mennonite evangelical family—is scheduled to speak. Penny has heard of Michael—how he lost part of his leg in a terrible accident and uses the experience

May 21, 2015
The Quartet - Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Ellis, Joseph J..

The Quartet - Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789

From Pulitzer Prize–winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this Continent a new Nation." The truth is different. In 1776, thirteen American colonies declared themselves independent stat

May 21, 2015
The right fight by Lynch, Chris, 1962- author.

The right fight

When the draft board calls on the eve of World War II, Roman leaves behind a career in minor-league baseball to join the army, and finds himself driving a tank in the North African campaign.

May 22, 2015
The Runaway Jury by Grisham, John.

The Runaway Jury

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs  to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco  trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at  stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off  course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at  least one juroris convinced he's being watched. Soon  they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an  anonymousyoung woman suggests she is able to predict  the jurors' increasingly odd behavior. Is the jury  somehow being manipulated, or even

May 27, 2015
The secret tree by Standiford, Natalie.

The secret tree

After sixth grader Minty discovers a secret tree with a hollow trunk that holds the secrets of everyone in the neighborhood, Raymond, a new boy drawn to the tree and Minty start watching their neighbors.

May 22, 2015
The Silken Web by Brown, Sandra.

The Silken Web

Kathleen, Eric and Seth all get caught up in a web of lies so fragile that one fateful encounter could tear it apart - and force Kathleen to make a choice between the family that needs her and the needs of her own heart.

May 21, 2015
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Walton, Leslye.

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

A 2015 William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist. Magical realism, lyrical prose, and the pain and passion of human love haunt this hypnotic generational saga. Foolish love appears to be the Roux family birthright, an ominous forecast for its most recent progeny, Ava Lavender. Ava — in all other ways a normal girl — is born with the wings of a bird. In a quest to understand her peculiar disposition and a growing desire to fit in with her peers, sixteen-year old Ava ventures into the wider world, il

May 21, 2015
The Thing About Luck by Kadohata, Cynthia.

The Thing About Luck

There is bad luck, good luck, and making your own luck—which is exactly what Summer must do to save her family in this winner of the National Book Award by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Kadohata. Summer knows that -- must Cynthia Kadohata's ode to the breadbasket of America has received six starred reviews and won the National Book Award.

May 21, 2015
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone- A Novel by Griffin, Adele.

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone- A Novel

-- From the Hardcover edition.

May 21, 2015
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle) by Goyetche, Marie-Helen.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)

In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we feature ready-to-use information and activities for beginning readers. We include activities in language, reading comprehension and writing that focus on phonics, word study, comprehension, writing, and reading response. Start off an open discussion with the Before You Read discussion questions. Then, read the story out loud as you use the As You Read questions to engage the students in the story. Follow-up with the After You Read questions to

May 21, 2015
The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Hattemer, Kate.

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy

"Crackling, witty narration, free roaming between hyperintellectual allusion and shout-outs to Candyland and Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, will immediately grip fans of Frank Portman and John Green." —The Bulletin   Witty, sarcastic Ethan and his three best friends are students at Selwyn Arts Academy, which has been hijacked by For Art's Sake   But the forces behind the show are craftier than they seem. The web of betrayal stretches farther than Ethan could have ever imagined, and it's up to him,

May 21, 2015
The Winner's Curse by Rutkoski, Marie.

The Winner's Curse

-- The Winner's Curse

May 21, 2015
The Wrath and the Dawn by Ahdieh, Renée.

The Wrath and the Dawn

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other gir

May 21, 2015
The Wright Brothers by McCullough, David.

The Wright Brothers

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it th

May 21, 2015
Theodore Boone - the fugitive by Grisham, John.

Theodore Boone - the fugitive

Theo thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he's ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Theodore Boone will stop at nothing

May 21, 2015
Thor's Serpents by Armstrong, K. L.; Marr, M. A..

Thor's Serpents

For fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians Thirteen-year-olds Matt, Laurie, and Fen have beaten near-impossible odds to assemble their fellow descendants of the Norse Gods and complete epic quests. Their biggest challenge lies ahead: battling the fierce monsters working to bring about the apocalypse. But when they learn that Matt must fight the Midgard Serpent alone and Fen and Laurie are pulled in other directions, the friends realize they can't take every step of this journey together. Matt

May 28, 2015
Three Day Summer by Tash, Sarvenaz.

Three Day Summer

In this summer romance, two teens find unexpected harmony amid the crowd at a legendary music festival. Michael is unsure about most things. Go to college? Enlist in the military? Break up with his girlfriend? All big question marks. He is living for the moment, and all he wants is a few days at the biggest concert of the summer. Cora lives in the town hosting the music festival. She's volunteering in the medical tent. She's like that, always the good girl. But there is something in the air at

May 28, 2015
Titanic- Voices From the Disaster by Hopkinson, Deborah.

Titanic- Voices From the Disaster

Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs.Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the TITANIC, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, this book by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real TITANIC survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from

May 21, 2015
To Win Her Favor by Alexander, Tamera.

To Win Her Favor

-- Maggie is certain that her mare, Bourbon Belle, can take the top purse in the inaugural Peyton Stakes, the richest race ever run in America. Maggie only needs the chance to prove it. To give her that chance—and to save Linden Downs from being sold to the highest bidder—Maggie's father, aging, yet wily as ever, makes a barter. His agreement includes one tiny, troublesome detail—Maggie must marry a man she's never met. A man she never would have chosen for herself.

May 21, 2015
Touching Spirit Bear by Mikaelsen, Ben.

Touching Spirit Bear

After severely injuring Peter Driscal in an empty parking lot, troublemaker Cole Matthews is in major trouble. But instead of jail time, Cole is given an alternative: a one-year banishment to a remote Alaskan island. This program—called Circle Justice—is based on Native American traditions that provide healing for the criminal mind. To avoid serious jail time, Cole resolves to go. While there, Cole is mauled by a mysterious white bear and left for dead. Thoughts of his abusive parents, helpless

May 21, 2015
Trauma A Novel by Palmer, Daniel; Palmer, Michael.

Trauma A Novel

Dr. Carrie Bryant's four years as a neurosurgical resident at White Memorial Hospital have earned her the respect and admiration from peers and staff alike. When given the chance of performing her first unsupervised brain surgery, Carrie jumps at the opportunity.What should have been a routine, hours long operation, turns horribly wrong and jeopardizes her patient's life. Emotionally and physically drained, Carrie is rushed back to the OR to assist in a second surgery. There, she makes a careles

May 21, 2015
Tuesdays at the Castle by Day George, Jessica.

Tuesdays at the Castle

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celia's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing to itself. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one - other than Celia, that is - takes time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and reportedly killed, it's up to Celia with her secret knowledge of the Castle's many twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.

May 21, 2015
Twerp by Goldblatt, Mark, 1957-

Twerp

In Queens, New York, in 1969, twelve-year-old Julian Twerski writes a journal for his English teacher in which he explores his friendships and how they are effected by girls, a new student who may be as fast as Julian, and especially an incident of bullying.

May 22, 2015
Undertow by Buckley, Michael.

Undertow

First, we feared them. Then we fought them. Now they might be our only hope.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

May 21, 2015
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Jones, Kelly.

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

-- entire   And then more of her great-uncle's unusual chickens come home to roost. Determined, resourceful Sophie learns to care for her flock, earning money for chicken feed, collecting eggs. But when a respected local farmer tries to steal them, Sophie must find a way to keep them (and their superpowers) safe.   Told in letters to Sophie's abuela,Unusual Chickens is a quirky, clucky classic in the making.

May 21, 2015
We Are All Made of Molecules by Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin, 1964-

We Are All Made of Molecules

"There's so much to love about this story . . . but what grabbed me the most is the humor." —Christopher Paul Curtis, winner of the Newbery Medal   Award-winning author Susin Nielsen has created two narrators who will steal your heart and make you laugh out loud.   Thirteen-year-old Stewart is academically brilliant but socially clueless. Fourteen-year-old Ashley is the undisputed "It" girl in her class, but her grades stink.   Their worlds are about to collide when Stewart and his dad move in

May 21, 2015
When I Was the Greatest by Reynolds, Jason.

When I Was the Greatest

In Bed Stuy, New York, a small misunderstanding can escalate into having a price on your head—even if you're totally clean. This gritty, triumphant debut captures the heart and the hardship of life for an urban teen. A lot of the stuff that gives my neighborhood a bad name, I don't really mess with. The guns and drugs and all that, not really my thing. Nah, not his thing. Ali's got enough going on, between school and boxing and helping out at home. His best friend Noodles, though. Now there's

May 21, 2015
Whenever You Come Around by Hatcher, Robin Lee.

Whenever You Come Around

-- Best-selling author Charity Anderson returns to her hometown of Kings Meadow to defeat a bad case of writer's block. She imagines she'll spend a lonely summer writing and then return to her home in Boise. She soon finds herself caring for Buck Malone, a wilderness guide—and the object of her unrequited teenage crush. But what else can she do? Her dog Cocoa caused the accident that left Buck with a broken ankle and wrist, taking him off the trail for weeks of prime tourist-season work. Buck a

May 21, 2015
Your Next Breath by Johansen, Iris.

Your Next Breath

Your Next Breath

May 21, 2015
Your next breath by Johansen, Iris.

Your next breath

"Your Next Breath from New York Times best selling author Iris Johansen Catherine Ling is one of the CIA's most prized operatives. Raised on the streets of Hong Kong, she was pulled into the agency at the age of fourteen. If life has taught her anything, it is not to get attached, but there are two exceptions to that rule: her son Luke and her mentor Hu Chang. Luke was kidnapped at age two, and now, nine years later, he has astonishingly been returned to her. Catherine vows never to fail him aga

May 22, 2015