My Name Is Selma
The Remarkable Memoir of a Jewish Resistance Fighter and Ravensbrück Survivor
An international bestseller, this powerful memoir by a ninety-eight-year-old Jewish Resistance fighter and Ravensbrück concentration camp survivor “shows us how to find hope in hopelessness and light in the darkness” (Edith Eger, author of The Choice and The Gift).
Selma van de Perre was seventeen when World War II began. She lived with her... Read more »
The Shape of Thunder
An extraordinary new novel from Jasmine Warga, Newbery Honor–winning author of Other Words for Home, about loss and healing—and how friendship can be magical.
Cora hasn’t spoken to her best friend, Quinn, in a year.
Despite living next door to each other, they exist in separate worlds of grief. Cora is still grappling with the death of her... Read more »
A Theater for Dreamers
THE UK BESTSELLER
"Sublime and immersive . . . If you wish you could disappear to a Greek island right now, I highly recommend." —Jojo Moyes, #1 bestselling author of Me Before You
It’s 1960, and the world teeters on the edge of cultural, political, sexual, and artistic revolution. On the Greek island of Hydra, a proto-commune of poets,... Read more »
Africans and Native Americans
The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples
This volume will revise the way we look at the modern populations of Latin America and North America by providing a totally new view of the history of Native American and African American peoples throughout the hemisphere. Africans and Native Americans explores key issues relating to the evolution of racial terminology and European colonialists'... Read more »
Facing the Mountain
A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II
“Hooked by page 5! Daniel James Brown crafts a story as compelling as Isabel Wilkerson's Warmth of Other Suns. Told in the voices of those who lived it, Facing the Mountain describes the Japanese experience in American during WWII in the words of Japanese American soldiers and their interred families. Heroes every one.”Casey, Innisfree Bookshop
Jo Jo Makoons
The Used-to-Be Best Friend
Jo Jo: Book #1
Hello/Boozhoo—meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is.
Jo Jo Makoons Azure is a spirited seven-year-old who moves through the world a little differently than anyone else on her Ojibwe reservation. It... Read more »
We Are Satellites
"Taut and elegant, carefully introspected and thoughtfully explored."—The New York Times
From award-winning author Sarah Pinsker comes a novel about one family and the technology that divides them.
Everybody's getting one.
Val and Julie just want what’s best for their kids, David and Sophie. So when teenage son David comes home one day asking... Read more »
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Weiner, the undisputed boss of the beach read, is back with another stunner.” —The New York Times
“That Summer Is Your *IDEAL* Beach Read.” —Cosmopolitan
Named a Most Anticipated Book of Spring 2021 by Marie Claire, Bustle, Good Morning America, CNN, PopSugar, Good Housekeeping, Frolic, Country Living, and... Read more »
There's a Revolution Outside, My Love
Letters from a Crisis
By Tracy K. Smith & John Freeman
Narrated by: Robin Miles, Ryan Vincent Anderson, Anthony Rey Perez, Kay Eluvian, Kyla Garcia, Kaleo Griffith, Greta Jung, Tanis Parenteau, Quiny Surasmith & Pej Vahdat
Length: 9 hours 18 minutes
This kaleidoscopic portrait of an unprecedented time brings together some of our most treasured writers today—Edwidge Danticat, Layli Long Soldier, Monica Youn, Julia Alvarez, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor—to give voice to the unthinkable grief and hopeful possibilities born in an era of revolution and change.
“A maelstrom of... Read more »
The First Ten Years
Two Sides of the Same Love Story
A sometimes hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking, and always entertaining joint memoir by Joseph Fink, cocreator of Welcome to Night Vale, and his wife, writer and performer Meg Bashwiner, chronicling the first ten years of their relationship from both sides.
There are two sides to every love story.
In 2009, 22-year-old Joseph Fink, newly arrived... Read more »
The Anatomy of Desire
By L. R. Dorn
Narrated by: Santino Fontana, Shelby Young, Marin Ireland, JD Jackson, Dan Bittner, Vikas Adam, Gabra Zackman, Fred Berman, Darrell Dennis, Oliver Wyman, Jonathan Davis, Hillary Huber, Lisa Flanagan & Sharahn LaRue
Length: 8 hours 14 minutes
“This is a great modern retelling of An American Tragedy!I thoroughly enjoyed the format. It reads like an episode of Law and Order. Social media has made an indelible mark on our modern landscape, including even...crimes of passion. I listened to the audio version. It’s a veritable ‘who’s who’ of audible superstars. Fans of audio books will recognize a narrative voice (or three)! ”Kathy, The Well-Read Moose
A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky
The World of Octavia Butler
A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler offers a blueprint for a creative life from the perspective of award-winning science-fiction writer and “MacArthur Genius” Octavia E. Butler. It is a collection of ideas about how to look, listen, breathe — how to be in the world.
This audiobook is about the creative process.... Read more »
Son of the Storm
The Nameless Republic: Book #1
From one of the most exciting new storytellers in epic fantasy, Son of the Storm is a sweeping tale of violent conquest and forgotten magic set in a world inspired by the pre-colonial empires of West Africa.
"Everything I love in a fantasy novel. Damn good stuff!" —Jenn Lyons, author of The Ruin of Kings
In the ancient. city of Bassa, Danso is a... Read more »
An '80s Story
“Excellent flash back to the 80s with so much behind the scenes and how Hollywood really works. McCarthy’s story is compelling and there was so much I learned about him, addiction, and how he made it through. Great listen and the pdf with pictures was wonderful.”Tricia, Mostly Books
People We Meet on Vacation
“What fun! This delightful book should be in every beach bag this summer. A hilariously comedic rom-com with memorable characters, set in varied vacation spots in various years. I enjoyed the changing timeline and seeing the relationship as it grew through the years.”Shelley Lowe, Monkey and Dog Books
Swimming Back to Trout River
A lyrical novel set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution that follows a father’s quest to reunite his family before his precocious daughter’s momentous birthday, which Garth Greenwell calls “one of the most beautiful debuts I’ve read in years.”
“A beautifully written, poignant exploration of family, art, culture, immigration, and... Read more »
In Her Own Words
Legendary recording artist Billie Eilish walks us through personal highlights and moments from the book as she reflects on photos from her life and career - both on and off the stage - for the first time in this fascinating audio accompaniment.
Billie Eilish is a 21st-century global pop phenomenon. Uncompromising and unapologetic, between her... Read more »
While Justice Sleeps
“From the first pages, this crime novel from author/activist Stacey Abrams drew me into the world of the Supreme Court (and chess!) and the seedy underbelly of the U.S. government. This race through the streets of Washington, DC, also contains a deeply satisfying ending that I won’t give away.”Megan Birch-McMichael, The Silver Unicorn Bookstore