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John Grisham returns to Camino Island where mystery and intrigue once again catch up with novelist Mercer Mann, proving that the suspense never rests - even in paradise.
Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. He was known as the Dark One. Chosen Ones, as the teens were known, gave everything they had to defeat him. On the tenth anniversary of the Dark One's defeat, something unthinkable happens: one of the Chosen Ones dies. When the others gather for the funeral, they discover the Dark One's ultimate goal was much bigger than they, the government, or even prophecy could have foretold - bigger than the world itself. Author of the YA series Divergent. Print run 150,000.
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Emily Warren Roebling refuses to live conventionally - she knows who she is and what she wants, and she's determined to make change. But then her husband Wash asks the unthinkable: give up her dreams to make his possible. When Wash, the Chief Engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge, is injured on the job, Emily assumes his role, despite stern resistance and overwhelming obstacles. As the project takes shape under Emily's direction, she wonders whose legacy she is building - hers, or her husband's. Based on the true story of the Brooklyn Bridge.
In Martin Nordin’s follow-up cookbook to “Green Burgers,” he brings us a host of mouth-watering, modern vegetarian recipes, using the most elemental and ancient method of cooking: fire. Not just a barbecue cookbook, this book is broken up into seven chapters that cover everything you need to know about making great food over the flame: from grilling directly onto over fire, to cooking with indirect fire, smoked recipes, and even wood-fired pizza.
Across decades and generations, the Kennedys have occupied a unique place in the American imagination: charmed, cursed, at once familiar and unknowable. This is a revealing, fascinating account of America's most storied family, as told by America's most trusted storyteller. Print run 375,000.
To the Allies she was a fearless freedom fighter, special operations super spy, a woman ahead of her time. To the Gestapo she was a ghost, a shadow, the most wanted person in the world. Her name was Nancy Wake. Gaining notoriety as the White Mouse, with a 5-million-franc bounty hanging over her head, Wake quickly rises to the top of the Nazi’s Most Wanted list. She and her maquisards fight the Germans with any and all means. Their every battle brings the end of the war closer - but also places her captive husband in deeper peril. Print run 50,000.
When her mom gets sick, Nina puts everything on the line to help her, even if it means running the most audacious, dangerous scam yet. Privileged young heiress Vanessa retreats to her family's sprawling mountain estate - a mansion of dark secrets not just from Vanessa's past, but from that of a lost and troubled girl named Nina. Nina and Vanessa's paths collide here, on the cold shores of Lake Tahoe, where their intertwined lives give way to a winter of aspiration and desire, duplicity and revenge. Print run 200,000.
Emma Hansen is 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant when she feels her baby go quiet inside of her. At the hospital, her worst fears are confirmed: doctors explain that her baby has died, and she will need to deliver him, still. Emma shares what comes next: a struggle with grief and confusion alongside a desire to better understand stillbirth, which is experienced by more than two million women. At once honest, brave, and uplifting, this is about one woman's search for her own definition of motherhood, even as she faces one of life's greatest challenges: learning to live after loss. Residence: Vancouver, B.C.
Decades after famed photographer Miranda Brand's death, her son Theo hires the ex-journalist Kate Aitken to create an archive of his mother's work. From Miranda's vast maze of personal effects, Kate pieces together a portrait of a vibrant artist buckling under the pressures of ambition, motherhood, and marriage. While unearthing a shocking detail of Miranda's private life, Kate has secrets of her own. And when she stumbles across a diary that may finally resolve the mystery of Miranda's death, her curiosity starts to spiral into a dangerous obsession. Print run 75,000.
London, 1950. With the Blitz over and London still rebuilding after the war, jazz musician Lawrie Matthews has answered England's call for help. Arriving from Jamaica, Lawrie has poured his heart into his new home - and it's alive with possibility. Until one morning, while crossing a misty common, he makes a terrible discovery. As the local community rallies, fingers of blame are pointed at those who had recently been welcomed with open arms. And before long, London's newest arrivals become the prime suspects in a tragedy which threatens to tear the city apart.
Based on in-person interviews, Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan explores why it is that we crave conformity, how that affects people who are different, and what they can do about it. First, the book dives into the history of social norms. Next, Khazan explores the causes behind - and the consequences of - social rejection. Finally, the book follows the trajectories of unique individuals who either decided to be among others just like them; to stay weird; or to dwell somewhere in between. This book reveals how successful individuals learned to embrace their weirdness, using it to their advantage. Print run 40,000.