The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty
Vortex by S. J. Kincaid
Teen Tom Raines grew up with nothing—some days without even a roof
over his head. Then his exceptional gaming skills earned him a spot in
the Intrasolar Forces, the country's elite military training program,
and his life completely changed.
Now in Vortex, the
second book in the series, Tom discovers that the Pentagonal Spire,
where he and his friends are being trained as superhuman weapons, is
filled with corruption. He is asked to betray his friends—the first real
friends he's ever had—for the sake of his country.
Will he sacrifice his new life to do what he believes is right?
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry by Adam MakosOn December 20, 1943, two enemy pilots met in the skies over Germany—an American, Charlie Brown—and a German, Franz Stigler.
What transpired would be called: “WWII’s most incredible aerial encounter.”
Now, for the first time, A Higher Call tells the complete story of Charlie and Franz’s WWII experiences, their gritty tales of aerial combat over the African desert, the seas of Sicily, the fog of England, and the ultimate battleground—the frozen skies of Germany.
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself by Bob Pflugfelder
Nick and Tesla are bright 11-year-old siblings with a knack for science,
electronics, and getting into trouble. When their parents mysteriously
vanish, they’re sent to live with their Uncle Newt, a brilliant inventor
who engineers top-secret gadgets for a classified government agency.
It’s not long before Nick and Tesla are embarking on adventures of their
own—engineering all kinds of outrageous MacGyverish contraptions to
save their skin: 9-volt burglar alarms, electromagnets, mobile tracking
devices, and more. Readers are invited to join in the fun as each story
contains instructions and blueprints for five different projects. View Weblink
How The World Works by Clive Gifford
This essential book is brimming with information about pretty much
everything! Encyclopedic in scope but fresh and exciting in
presentation, this is a great-value, information packed book about the
workings of the world. Detailed and eye-catching illustrations are
paired with succinct, to-the-point text that explains the phenomena,
processes, and systems that affect our world and way of life. Parents
will also find this book an invaluable tool when they are tasked with
answering all of those tricky How? and Why? questions! View Weblink
Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook View Weblink
Maybe I'm too late. Maybe Zoe's
dad stole all her fifteen years and taught her to be scared. I'll undo
it. Help her learn to be strong again, and brave. Not that I'm any kind
of example, but we can learn together.
When the whole world is after you, sometimes it seems like you can't run fast enough.
it'll take Will years to come to terms with being abandoned. Maybe
it'll take forever. I'll stay with him no matter how long it takes to
prove that people don't always leave, don't always give up on you.
The Nowhere Box by Sam Zuppardi
George’s little brothers wreck his toys and his games and trail after
him wherever he goes. Try as he might, there’s just no hiding from them.
George has had enough! So he commandeers an empty washing machine box
and goes to the one place his brothers can’t follow: Nowhere. Nowhere is
amazing! It’s magnificent! It’s also, however, free of pirates and
dragons and . . . well, anyone at all. From exciting new talent Sam
Zuppardi comes an all-too-relatable story of an older brother who knows
when he needs his space — and when he needs his siblings — played out in
charmingly offbeat illustrations. View Weblink
The Family by David Laskin
Letters from Skye by Jessica BrockmoleIt’s 1912 and David, an American college student, sends a fan letter to Elspeth, a young Scottish poet on the Isle of Skye. What begins as cordial correspondence grows into friendship and soon love with WWI as a backdrop. Elspeth is married, however, and David eventually volunteers as an ambulance driver, leaving Elspeth alone to wait and wonder. Flash forward to 1940 Edinburgh, where Elspeth’s daughter, Margaret, has fallen in love with a young man going off to war. Nothing Elspeth says can dissuade Margaret from marrying. After an air raid, Elspeth disappears, and Margaret discovers the letters from David, which launches her on a mission to find out just what happened those many years ago. Told exclusively via letters between lovers, mother and daughter, and husband and wife, Brockmole’s novel will make readers feel that they’re illicitly reading someone’s diary.
I Hatched! by Jill Esbaum
A baby chick bursts from his egg and into the world with hilarious
enthusiasm, awe, and I-can't-help-myself energy, capturing babies'
delight in new discovery and parents' joy in this amazing new person.
Rompy, rhyming text evokes the zeal of a toddler who's eager for everything
And Jen Corace's gorgeous artwork is alive with critters and
curiosities and surprises--the biggest of which? The hatching of a new
baby sister, to the absolute delight of her now "expert" big brother! View Weblink
Fly Away by Kristin HannahAn emotionally complex, heart-wrenching novel about love, motherhood, loss, and new beginnings, Fly Away reminds us that where there is life, there is hope, and where there is love, there is forgiveness. Told with her trademark powerful storytelling and illuminating prose, Kristin Hannah reveals why she is one of the most beloved writers of our day
Taste Test by Kelly Fiore
If you can grill it, smoke it, or fry it, Nora Henderson knows all about
it. She’s been basting baby back ribs and pulling pork at her father’s
barbeque joint since she was tall enough to reach the counter. When
she’s accepted to Taste Test
, a reality-television teen cooking
competition, Nora can’t wait to leave her humble hometown behind, even
if it means saying good-bye to her dad and her best friend, Billy. Once
she’s on set, run-ins with her high-society roommate and the maddeningly
handsome—not to mention talented—son of a famous chef, Christian Van
Lorten, mean Nora must work even harder to prove herself. But as
mysterious accidents plague the kitchen arena, protecting her heart from
one annoyingly charming fellow contestant in particular becomes the
least of her concerns. Someone is conducting real-life eliminations, and
if Nora doesn’t figure out who, she could be next to get chopped for
good. View Weblink
Red Knit Cap Girl to the Rescue by Naoko Stoop
'I hope it's not too far away,' says Red Knit Cap Girl. 'Follow the
light of the Moon,' calls Owl. In this heartwarming follow-up to Naoko
Stoop's debut Red Knit Cap Girl
, Red Knit Cap Girl meets a lost
Polar Bear Cub. Determined to help him find his way home, to an Arctic
land of ice and snow, Red Knit Cap Girl, White Bunny, and Polar Bear Cub
set off on an unforgettable voyage. Gorgeously illustrated on wood
grain, Red Knit Cap Girl's curiosity, imagination, and joy will
captivate the hearts of readers young and old. Simple prose and luminous
pictures will remind readers that even small actions - such as
recycling - can help to solve big world problems, in this inspiring
story that celebrates friendship, bravery, and the importance of home. View Weblink
Falling for You by Lisa Schroeder
Rae’s always dreamed of dating a guy like Nathan. He’s nothing like her
abusive stepfather—in other words, he’s sweet. But the closer they get,
the more Nathan wants of her time, of her love, of her
…and the less she wants to give.
Rae’s affection for Nathan turns to fear, she leans on her friend Leo
for support. With Leo, she feels lighter, happier. And possessive Nathan
becomes jealous. He’s not about to let her go. And with danger
following her every move, Rae must fight for the life and love she
deserves if she’s going to survive. View Weblink
Replica by Jenna Black
Sixteen-year-old Nadia Lake’s marriage has been arranged with the most
powerful family in the Corporate States. She lives a life of privilege
even if she has to put up with paparazzi tracking her every move, every
detail of her private life tabloid fodder. But her future is assured, as
long as she can maintain her flawless public image—no easy feat when
your betrothed is a notorious playboy.
Nathaniel Hayes is the
heir to the company that pioneered human replication: a technology that
every state and every country in the world would kill to have. Except
he’s more interested in sneaking around the seedy underbelly of the
state formerly known as New York than he is in learning to run his
future company or courting his bride-to-be. She’s not exactly his
type…not that he can tell anyone that.
But then Nate turns up dead, and Nadia was the last person to see him alive.
the new Nate wakes up in the replication tanks, he knows he must have
died, but with a memory that only reaches to his last memory back-up, he
doesn’t know what—or rather, who—
killed him. View Weblink