The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun, and the Struggle to Save an American Neighborhood
A multigenerational saga of race and politics that runs from the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matte
Portrait of a Thief
A lush, lyrical heist novel inspired by the true story of Chinese art vanishing from Western museums, about diaspora, the colonization of art, and the complexity of the Chinese American identity.
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
This book fundamentally transforms our understanding of the human past and offers a path toward imagining new forms of freedom, new ways of organizing society."-
The Anomaly: A Novel
This novel deals with relationships, mortality and a twist. It will keep you thinking about it for days. This dizzying literary page- turner ingeniously blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller
- Jill and Dawn
Tao Te Ching
Lao- tzu both clarifies and deepens those central religious mysteries around which our life on earth revolves.
These scenes from Steinbeck Country seen so intimately from within are full of humor, family drama, and a sweet frankness about serious matters - who belongs to America and how are they treated?
Consumed: the Need for Collective Change : Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism
This book calls for change within an industry that regularly overreaches with abandon, creating real imbalances in the environment and the lives of those who do the work.
The White Album
This records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. This memoir examines key events, figures, and trends of the era.
A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores.
The Sanatorium: A Novel
Creepy, deeply claustrophobic, mind-numbing, teasing, twists and turns galore, this book is a towering example of a masterful hand at work.
The Guest List
A swank celebrity wedding on a remote island with spotty cell service? What could go wrong? Lap up the luxe details, then hold your breath for dark twists as a guest turns up dead.
Soulful and uproarious, forceful and tender, Untamed is both an intimate memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call. It's a metaphor for the ways women are tamed from birth by patriarchy.
On Girlhood: 15 Stories From the Well-Read Black Girl Library
This anthology celebrates stories by prominent authors, a canonical work centering around the voices of young Black characters as they contend with innocence, belonging, love, and self-discovery.
The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings
With tenderness and patience, she rescues abandoned hummingbirds and nurses them back to health until they can fly away and live in the wild. It shows us just how truly amazing hummingbirds are.
The Secret Stealers
A young widow and brilliant French teacher Anna Cavanaugh risks everything to help liberate France from the shadows of occupation and free herself from the shadows of her former life.
This explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different--and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.
The Lincoln Highway
A journey of the heart with these characters, looking for “fresh starts “, each of them discovering who they are, how they fit into this world, each one having been abandoned in one way or another.
Olga Dies Dreaming
This a story that examines political corruption, familial strife and the very notion of the American dream-all while asking what it really means to weather a storm.
For Brown Girls With Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
This timely and urgent book energizes a movement with essential tools to help women speak up and make change. May it spark a fire within you.
Wild Pork and Watercress
Aunt Bella dies and Social Welfare threatens to put him into care, the overweight Maori boy and Uncle Hector flee into the remote and rugged Ureweras. A bond of trust and love blossoms between them.
Poet Warrior: a Memoir
This is a luminous journey of becoming that sings with all the jazz, blues, tenderness, and bravery
The Dawn of Everything
This book fundamentally transforms our understanding of the human past and offers a path toward imagining new forms of freedom, new ways of organizing society."--
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bryson attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. A sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure
Strange Beasts of China
An amateur cryptozoologist is tasked with uncovering the stories of its fabled beasts, which draws her deep within a mystery that threatens her very sense of self.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
A young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents.
Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow
"Veteran ski journalist and former ski bum takes readers on an exhilarating journey into the hidden history of American skiing, offering a glimpse into an underexplored subculture.
- Laura and Carli
The Sweetness of Water: A Novel
The touching story of the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever.
One Summer up North
A wordless picture-book journey through the Boundary Waters, canoeing and camping with a family as they encounter the northwoods wilderness in all its spectacular beauty
How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age
In today's world, where more and more of our communication takes place across wires and screens, Carnegie's lessons have not only lasted but become all the more critical