Robyn Castle

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The Reason I Jump

• <b>Author:</b> Naoki Higashida and Others<p><b>“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b><b><br>NPR • The Wall Street Journal • Bloomberg Business • Bookish</b><p><b>FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER</b> …

Justice

• <b>Author:</b> Michael J. Sandel<p>What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do …

I: The Creation of a Serial Killer

• <b>Author:</b> Jack Olsen<p>Prize-winning journalist Jack Olsen, armed with unprecedented access to one of the most infamous serial killers in American history, provides a fascinating glimpse into the mind of a murderer in the killer's own words . . .<p>In February 1990, Oregon State Police arrested John …

Manson

• <b>Author:</b> Jeff Guinn<p>The <i>New York Times</i> bestselling, authoritative account of the life of Charles Manson, filled with surprising new information and previously unpublished photographs: “A riveting, almost Dickensian narrative…four stars” (<i>People</i>).<p>More than forty years ago Charles Manson and his mostly …

Toxic Charity

• <b>Author:</b> Robert D. Lupton<p>Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. …

People Who Eat Darkness

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Lloyd Parry<p>Lucie Blackman—tall, blond, twenty-one years old—stepped out into the vastness of Tokyo in the summer of 2000, and disappeared forever. The following winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave.<p>Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign …

Under the Banner of Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Krakauer<p>This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of …

Devil's Knot

• <b>Author:</b> Mara Leveritt<p><b>*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH *</b><p><b>The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?</b><p>In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason …

Nickel and Dimed

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Ehrenreich<p>Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.<p>Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was …

Attached

• <b>Author:</b> Amir Levine & Rachel Heller<p>We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle? According to …

The Stranger Beside Me

• <b>Author:</b> Ann Rule<p>Utterly unique in its astonishing intimacy, as jarringly frightening as when it first appeared, Ann Rule's The Stranger Beside Me defies our expectation that we would surely know if a monster lived among us, worked alongside of us, appeared as one of us. With a slow chill that …

If I Can't Have You

• <b>Author:</b> Gregg Olsen & Rebecca Morris<p><b>In If I Can't Have You, bestselling author Gregg Olsen and co-author Rebecca Morris investigate one of the 21st Century's most puzzling disappearances and how it resulted in the murder of two children by their father.</b><p>Every once in a great while a genuine murder …

It's Just a F***ing Date

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola<p>A fun and funny guide to dating from the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors of IT'S CALLED A BREAKUP BECAUSE IT'S BROKEN and HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU.<p>“The book is jam-packed with straight-talking tips on how to bag your man, and quite frankly, we can’t put …

Me Before You

• <b>Author:</b> Jojo Moyes<p><b>Look out for Jojo’s new book, Still Me, the next book featuring Louisa Clark from Me Before You and After You, coming soon!</b><p>They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .<p>Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, …

Remember Me Like This

• <b>Author:</b> Bret Anthony Johnston<p>A gripping novel with the pace of a thriller but the nuanced characterization and deep empathy of some of the literary canon’s most beloved novels, <i>Remember Me Like This</i> introduces Bret Anthony Johnston as one of the most gifted storytellers writing today. With his …

The Interestings

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Wolitzer<p>“Remarkable . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself.”—The New York Times Book Review "A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human …

In Love & Trouble

• <b>Author:</b> Alice Walker<p><b>Short fiction about the female experience from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Color Purple, “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post).</b> <br>Here are stories of women traveling with the weight of broken dreams, with kids in tow, with doubt and …

The Probability of Violet and Luke

• <b>Author:</b> Jessica Sorensen<p>Luke Price and Violet Hayes haven’t seen each other in a couple of months, not since they discovered Luke’s mother’s connection to Violet’s parent’s murders. But when Luke gets into some gambling trouble with the wrong people, destiny decides to throw the two of them …

David and Goliath

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of <i>The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers,</i> and <i>What the Dog Saw,</i> offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.<p>Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing …

Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book)

The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Locomotive</i> is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early …

Amos & Boris

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their …

The Day the Crayons Quit

<b>The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.</b><br>Poor Duncan just wants …

Best Children's Books of 2013

CHILDREN'S<p>Released: May 14, 2013<p>Reviewed: May 5, 2013<p>by Marguerite Abouet, illustrated by Mathieu Sapin, translated by J. Taboy<p>CHILDREN'S<p>Released: …

Hottest Christmas Toys for Toddlers

Does your tot like Fisher-Price classics? Or are they into the latest educational games? Either way, our list will help you find the perfect Christmas toy for your good little girl or boy. Ho ho ho!<p>Help your little one refine their motor skills with the gift of a ride on toy this holiday season. No …