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Across That Bridge by Lewis, John, author. Across That Bridge

Now in paperback, with a new introduction by Congressman John Lewis, ACROSS THAT BRIDGE is the winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography. In turbulent times Americans look to the Civil Rights Movement as the apotheosis of political expression. As we confront questions of social inequality there's no better time to revisit the lessons of the '60s and no better leader to learn from than Congressman John Lewis. In Across That Bridge, Congressman Lewis draws from his

Mar 29, 2019
American agent by Winspear, Jacqueline American agent

Apr 12, 2019
Black Enough by Zoboi, Ibi, author. Black Enough

A star-studded anthology edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi that features a collection of stories by award-winning, bestselling, and emerging African American YA authors on what its like to be a Black teen in America.

Mar 29, 2019
Cape May by Cheek, Chip Cape May

Apr 12, 2019
Cornwalls are gone by DuBois, Brendan Cornwalls are gone

Apr 12, 2019
Crimson Lake by Fox, Candice, author. Crimson Lake

"Complex, human characters, and a dark, meaty story, and fine writing, and a great sense of place this is one of the best crime thrillers of the year. Sign me up as a big-time Fox fan!" Lee Child, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series. Crimson Lake by Sydney-based, Ned Kelly award-winning author Candice Fox is a thrilling contemporary crime audiobook set in Queensland, Australia perfect for listeners who like to immerse themselves in exotic, evocative climes. Six minutes in the wrong

Mar 29, 2019
D-Day by Atkinson, Rick, author. D-Day

D-Day marked the beginning of the end of World War II. It started the Battle of Normandy, which resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germanys control. Atkinson skillfully guides his audience through the events leading up to, and of, the momentous day. Whether a history buff or a newcomer to the topic, young readers will appreciate the authors clear and accessible prose, as well as the many fascinating facts and statistics.

Mar 29, 2019
Daisy Jones and the Six by Jenkins Reid, Taylor, author. Daisy Jones and the Six

A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. "I devoured Daisy Jones & The Six in a day, falling head over heels for it. Daisy and the band captured my heart."-Reese Witherspoon Everyone knows DAISY JONES & THE SIX, but nobody knows the reason behind their split at the absolute height of their popularity . . . until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneak

Mar 29, 2019
Dark Tribute by Johansen, Iris, author. Dark Tribute

New York Times bestseller Iris Johansen is back with another high octane thriller that will leave your mind racing and your heart pounding. Despite her tragic childhood, violin prodigy Cara Delaney has finally found peace in her career as a professional musician and stability in her relationship with her guardians, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Navy SEAL Joe Quinn. If only Jock Gavin, Cara's lifelong friend and a man with his own twisted history, would even talk to her, everything would be

Mar 29, 2019
Distant Heart, A by Dev, Sonali, author. Distant Heart, A

Born to her parents in Mumbai as a result of prayer, pilgrimage, and every fertility treatment known to modern medicine, Kimaya is the first of her mothers babies to survive after seven miscarriages. Needless to say, her parents treat her like the miracle she is and protect her from anything outside their mansion. But she develops a rare form or aplastic anemia at the age of ten that severely compromises her immune system and requires her to be isolated in a laminar airflow room. Trapped in her

Mar 29, 2019
Exceptional you! by Osteen, Victoria Exceptional you!

Apr 12, 2019
Few red drops by Hartfield, Claire Few red drops

Apr 12, 2019
Friends we keep by Green, Jane Friends we keep

Apr 12, 2019
Grenade by Gratz, Alan, author. Grenade

Here it is! The hugely anticipated follow-up to Gratz's NYT bestselling, critically acclaimed phenomenon REFUGEE. This is another searing and heart-pounding look at kids making their way through war. It's 1944 and the world is at war. Hideki lives peacefully with his family on the island of Okinawa, near Japan. Until the day WWII reaches their door. Hideki is drafted into the "Blood and Iron Imperial Corps" to fight for the Japanese army. He is handed two grenades and a set of instructions: go o

Mar 29, 2019
His Excellency- George Washington by Ellis, Joseph J., author. His Excellency- George Washington

Acclaimed author Joseph J. Ellis penned the National Book Award-winning American Sphinx and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers, a fixture on the New York Times best-seller list for an entire year, and one of the most popular history books of all time. Now this master historian turns his attention to the most exalted American heroFounding Father and first president George Washington. From the French and Indian War to Mount Vernon, from the American Revolution to the presidency, Ellis de

Mar 29, 2019
I.M. by Mizrahi, Isaac, author. I.M.

Isaac Mizrahi is a true Renaissance man. He can do it all! Hes managed to live several lives in one lifetime." RuPaul Isaac Mizrahi is sui generis. Designer. Cabaret singer. Talk show host. Hes a pop culture icon unlike any fashion designer of recent memory, just as likely to be recognized walking down Main Street USA as Madison Avenue NYC. Yet ever since he shot to fame in the 1980s, the private Isaac Mizrahi has remained under wraps. Until now. In I.M., Isaac Mizrahi offers a poignant, candid

Mar 29, 2019
If She Wakes by Koryta, Michael, author. If She Wakes

Discover the electrifying new novel from New York Times bestselling author Michael Koryta, the "master" (Stephen King) of thriller writing, the story of two women fighting for their lives against an enigmatic killer. Tara Beckley is a senior at idyllic Hammel College in Maine. As she drives to deliver a visiting professor to a conference, a horrific car accident kills the professor and leaves Tara in a vegetative state. At least, so her doctors think. In fact, she's a prisoner of locked-in syndr

Mar 29, 2019
In Tune by Wolf, Richard, author. In Tune

A practical guide to applying the skills of musical practice to meditation, for a more mindful approach to art-and lifeAnyone who has ever taken a music lesson knows the key to playing well is practice. The same is true for another transformative discipline-meditation-and yet, so often the two fail to harmonize. In Tune helps sync these practices to achieve the kind of mindfulness that opens our ears to the symphony of sound and silence all around. Award-winning music veteran Richard Wolf offers

Mar 29, 2019
Internment by Ahmed, Samira, author. Internment

Rebellions are built on hope. Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards. Heart-racing and emotional, Internment challenges reader

Mar 29, 2019
Lovely War by Berry, Julie, author. Lovely War

Read the novel New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network Kate Quinn called "easily one of the best novels I have read all year!" A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates--and the hearts--of four mortals in their hands. They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gor

Mar 29, 2019

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