Amy McPherson

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A Fate of Dragons (Book #3 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for …

Hetty Feather

• <b>Author:</b> Jacqueline Wilson<p>London, 1876. Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school.<p>Life in the countryside is sometimes …

Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times

• <b>Author:</b> Lucy Lethbridge<p>“A ridiculously diverting glimpse of downstairs life in Edwardian England. . . . Most gratifying.”—Laura Miller, Salon<br>From the immense staff running a lavish Edwardian estate and the lonely maid-of-all-work cooking in a cramped middle-class house to the poor child doing …

Book of Ages

• <b>Author:</b> Jill Lepore<p><b>National Book Award Finalist</b><p>From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an …

Princesses Behaving Badly

• <b>Author:</b> Linda Rodriguez McRobbie<p><b>This new edition offers true tales of these take-charge princesses plus dozens more in a fascinating read that’s perfect for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.</b><p>You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, …

Empress Dowager Cixi

• <b>Author:</b> Jung Chang<p><b>A New York Times Notable Book</b><p>Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.<br>At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one …

The First Thanksgiving

• <b>Author:</b> Nathaniel Philbrick<p><b>The real story of the First Thanksgiving from the New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick</b><p>One of America’s most acclaimed historians takes on the nation’s First Thanksgiving, telling us the true story behind the tale we think we know so well. In this …

Hild

• <b>Author:</b> Nicola Griffith<p><b>A brilliant, lush, sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Hild</b><p>In seventh-century Britain, small kingdoms are merging, frequently and violently. A new religion is coming ashore; the old gods are struggling, their priests …

The Silver Star

• <b>Author:</b> Jeannette Walls<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Glass Castle,</i> Jeannette Walls’ gripping new novel that "transports us with her powerful storytelling...She contemplates the extraordinary bravery needed to confront real-life demons in a world where the hardest thing to do …

Blindness

• <b>Author:</b> José Saramago<p><b>A stunningly powerful novel of man's will to survive against all odds, by the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature.</b><p><i>A New York Times Notable Book of the Year<br>A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year</i><br>A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. …

The Valley of Amazement

• <b>Author:</b> Amy Tan<p>Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.<p>Spanning more than forty years and two …

Red Sky in Morning

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Lynch<p>A tense, thrilling debut novel that spans two continents, from "a writer to watch out for" (Colum McCann).<p>It's 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man's father is an expert tracker and ruthless killer with a single-minded focus on vengeance. The hunt leads from …

The Secret Keeper

• <b>Author:</b> Kate Morton<p>From the <i>New York Times</i> and internationally bestselling author of <i>The Distant Hours, The Forgotten Garden,</i> and <i>The House at Riverton,</i> a spellbinding new novel filled with mystery, thievery, murder, and enduring love.<p>During a summer party at the family farm in the English …

Becoming Human

• <b>Author:</b> Eliza Green<p>A BRAVE NEW WORLD HIDES A DISTURBING SECRET...<p>When toxic air and overpopulation issues make it impossible to remain on Earth, the discovery of a new “utopia” could mean salvation for mankind.<p>Stationed on the new planet, Bill Taggart is a deeply troubled investigator with a …

12 Brussels Sprout Recipes for Thanksgiving

Few foods have experienced as dramatic a transformation as Brussels sprouts—for years they were maligned as being mushy and smelly, but these days you can barely find a hip restaurant that <i>doesn't</i> serve them. It's easy to see why: when cooked correctly, these little brassicas have a wonderfully …

Red Hill

• <b>Author:</b> Jamie McGuire<p>When the world ends, can love survive?<p>For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone makes fighting for tomorrow an everyday battle. Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’s like to be in love; only his young daughter Zoe makes coming home worthwhile. Miranda’s biggest …

Equoid: A Laundry novella

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Stross<p>The "Laundry" is Britain's super-secret agency devoted to protecting the realm from the supernatural horrors that menace it. Now Bob Howard, Laundry agent, must travel to the quiet English countryside to deal with an outbreak of one of the worst horrors imaginable. For, as it …

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The Invention of Murder

• <b>Author:</b> Judith Flanders<p><b>"Superb... Flanders's convincing and smart synthesis of the evolution of an official police force, fictional detectives, and real-life cause célèbres will appeal to devotees of true crime and detective fiction alike." -Publishers Weekly, starred review</b><p>In this fascinating …

Twelve Years a Slave

• <b>Author:</b> Solomon Northup<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>The story that inspired the major motion picture produced by Brad Pitt, directed by Steve McQueen, and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Benedict Cumberbatch, <i>Twelve Years a Slave</i> is a harrowing, vividly detailed, and utterly …

Foreverland is Dead

• <b>Author:</b> Tony Bertauski<p>Six teenage girls wake with no memories. One of them is in a brick mansion, her blonde hair as shiny as her shoes. The others are in a cabin, their names tagged to the inside of their pants. Their heads, shaved. Slashes mark the cabin wall like someone has been …

I'm No Monster

• <b>Author:</b> Stefanie Marsh & Bojan Pancevski<p>The true crime story that made international headlines: Josef Fritzl held his daughter captive as a sex slave, and fathered seven children with her, creating a hidden family no one knew about-not even Fritzl's own wife.<p>Sep 21, 2009 – Proving beyond a …

Lost Girls

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Kolker<p>Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution.<p>One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan …

Far From the Tree

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew Solomon<p><b>From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional</b> …

One to the Wolves

• <b>Author:</b> Lois Duncan<p>In 1992, Lois Duncan, acclaimed author of fictional suspense novels, wrote a horror story she could never have imagined writing—a true account of the murder of her own daughter, Kaitlyn Arquette. Kait, 18, was shot to death as she drove home from a friend’s house on a Sunday …

Pilgrim's Wilderness

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Kizzia<p><b>Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness</b>—<b>and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.</b> <br>When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared …

Stolen Innocence

• <b>Author:</b> Elissa Wall & Lisa Pulitzer<p>In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and …