A Carnival of Snackery
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
Finalist for the Audie Award in Humor
There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it.
If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight... Read more »
A Snake Falls to Earth
Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She’s always felt there was something more out there. She still believes in the old stories. Oli is a cottonmouth kid, from the land of spirits and monsters. Like all cottonmouths, he’s been cast from home. He’s found a new one on the banks of the bottomless lake. Nina and Oli have no idea the other exists.... Read more »
Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World
Aristotle and Dante
2022 BEST MALE NARRATOR AUDIE AWARD WINNER!
A #1 New York Times bestseller
Four starred reviews!
“Messily human and sincerely insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an “emotional roller... Read more »
For fans of The First Rule of Punk and Save Me a Seat, Barakah Beats is a sweet, powerful, and joyous novel about a Muslim girl who finds her voice on her own terms... by joining her school's most popular boy band.
Twelve-year-old Nimra Sharif has spent her whole life in Islamic school, but now it's time to go to "real school."
Nimra's nervous,...Read more »
Essays, Recipes, and Advice for the Lone Star Way of Life
By Editors of Texas Monthly
Narrated by: Matt Godfrey, Luis Selgas, Coleen Marlo, Michael Crouch, Karissa Vacker, Megan Tusing, Charlie Kevin, Ramon de Ocampo, Janina Edwards & Soneela Nankani
Length: 8 hours 43 minutes
The editors of Texas Monthly explore what it means to be a Texan in this anthology packed with essays, reportage, recipes, and recommendations from their renowned list of contributors.
Big hats, big trucks, big oil fortunes—Texas clichés all. And while those elements do flourish throughout Texas, they alone hardly define the place. The Lone Star...Read more »
“An homage to the heartbreaking Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, this intimate story of a grieving father and his troubled son is an intelligent and touching story of tragedy and hope.”Genevieve, A Great Good Place for Books
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Book #16
In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don't mix. After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he's officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he... Read more »
Black Birds in the Sky
The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre. YALSA Honor Award for Excellence in Nonfiction
In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched across the train tracks in...Read more »
The year 1920 comes in with a roar in this rousing and suspenseful novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown. Prohibition is the new law of the land, but murder, mayhem, lust, and greed are already institutions in the Moonshine Capitol of Texas.
Thatcher Hutton, a war-weary soldier on the way back to his cowboy life, jumps from... Read more »
Cloud Cuckoo Land
“Anthony Doerr's novel Cloud Cuckoo Land is a triumph. This cautionary yet hopeful tale of five very different people obsessed with one ancient book will transport you to Constantinople 600 years ago, present-day Idaho, and to a spaceship a generation or two in the future. It's not too late to be good stewards of Mother Earth. Cloud Cuckoo Land reminds us that the children might just save us all.”Rachel, Avid Bookshop
What Adults Can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids
By Christine French Cully
Narrated by: Christine French Cully, Amy Dickinson, Jamie K. Brown, Carla Corvo, Shaan Dasani, Em Grosland, Greta Jung, Yuuki Luna, Cassandra Morris, Angel Pean, Julie Shields, Allison Strong & Hemi Yeroham
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes
A unique, inside look at American childhood through the conversations between Highlights magazine and its young readers and a call to grown-ups to make time to actively listen to the children in their lives.
Every year, tens of thousands of children write to Highlights magazine, sharing their hopes and dreams, worries and concerns, as if they... Read more »
Caldecott Honor, three time Coretta Scott King Award winner, and New York Times bestselling illustrator and her author cousin pay gorgeous homage to the street they grew up on and the loving community that made their childhood special.
Welcome to Dream Street--the best street in the world! It's where love between generations rules, everyone is... Read more »
True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes
By James Patterson & Matt Eversmann
Narrated by: Erin Bennett, Will Collyer, Betsy Foldes Meiman, Christine Lakin, Mela Lee, Tracey Leigh, Roxana Ortega, Sterling Sulieman, Kiff VandenHeuvel & Rick Zieff
Length: 7 hours 23 minutes
They save our lives every day, and we’ve never heard their stories. The life-or-death intensity of working on the front lines, from America’s greatest unsung heroes.
“The compassion, the work ethic, and the selflessness of nurses … are given the respect they deserve and captured beautifully here.”
–Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurgeon and chief medical... Read more »
Going There (read by Katie Couric)
This heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest memoir shares the deeply personal life story of a girl next door and her transformation into a household name.
For more than forty years, Katie Couric has been an iconic presence in the media world. In her brutally honest, hilarious, heartbreaking memoir, she reveals what was going on behind the...
If the Shoe Fits
A Meant to be Novel
“There simply aren’t enough words in my vocabulary to explain how beautifully Julie Murphy is able to craft such sweet stories. If the Shoe Fits is the Cinderella twist readers have been waiting decades for.”Hannah Oxley, Mystery to Me
Rebels of the Ton: Book #3
A mean girl reformed . . .
Once the reigning beauty of her social set, Celia—whom the newspapers dubbed Lady Infamous—has fallen on hard times and is practically destitute, her reputation in shreds. When Celia is forced to attend a society wedding as a companion to an elderly guest, she must confront the clique she once commanded; the gentleman... Read more »
By Brian Selznick
Length: 3 hours 1 minutes
An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabretand Wonderstruck.A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two people bound toeach other through time and space, memory and dreams. At the center of their... Read more »
Dark Olympus: Book #1
“The perfect modern take on Hades and Persephone. He was a pure and wonderful soul with enough wickedness in the bedroom to make you want him all for yourself. And Persephone was a delight. The perfect girl on the outside with a desire for more behind the curtains...Another fabulous read by Katee and I cannot recommend it enough!”Anne, Inklings Bookshop
Out of My Heart
Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.
Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp. There have to be... Read more »
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
“Perfection.” –The Wall Street Journal
The bestselling author of Wonder returns with an enthralling adventure about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.... Read more »