“The intersection of world history and family history, the interplay of memory and imagination, a tangle of humor and grief, and the blurred and shifting line that separates sanity and madness all come into play in this stunning book. In the months before his death, Chabon's grandfather revealed much of his life to his grandson. On that foundation, Chabon has built a novel filled with family stories, World War II episodes -- including an appearance by Wernher von Braun -- an obsession with rocketry, and a vividly realized, against-all-odds love story. While all the characters are richly developed, the narrator's grandfather -- the brave, eccentric, anger-fueled, and deeply loving center of this novel -- will remain with readers forever.”Banna Rubinow, The River's End Bookstore
The One and Only Ivan
Soon to be a major motion picture!
Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller
This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of... Read more »
The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells
1985. After the death of her beloved twin brother, Felix, and the breakup with her longtime lover, Nathan, Greta Wells embarks on a radical psychiatric treatment to alleviate her suffocating depression. But the treatment has unexpected effects, and Greta finds herself transported to the lives she might have had if she'd been born in different... Read more »
Endling #1: The Last
“When Byx's pack is killed her species, Dairne, is declared extinct - yet she is alive!! Byx embarks on a journey to figure out if she truly is the last of her kind. Finding friends in unlikely places and bringing together unlikely creatures, all coming together to try and combat the evil ruler's plans and find more mythical Dairnes. Fantastic story to listen to! Teaches lessons of friendship, persistence, and courage!”Emma, Content
Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"―people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this "wishtree" watches over th Read more »e...
She Has Her Mother's Laugh
The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity
"Science book of the year"—The Guardian
One of New York Times 100 Notable Books for 2018
One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2018
One of Kirkus's Best Books of 2018
One of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018
One of Science Friday's Best Science Books of 2018
“Extraordinary”—New York... Read more »
BE WHO YOU ARE.
When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.
George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she... Read more »
As Good as New
A Tor.Com Original
A Tor.Com Original
"A perfect listen for anyone looking for a quick dabble in the author's writing style or in science fiction." -- AudioFile Magazine
From the author of the Hugo-winning "Six Months, Three Days," a new wrinkle on the old story of three wishes, set after the end of the world. Read more »
You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!
By Alex Gino
Length: 4 hours 59 minutes
Alex Gino, the Lambda Literary Award-winning author of George, is back with another sensitive tale based on increasingly relevant social justice issues.
Jilly thinks she's figured out how life works. But when her sister Emma is born Deaf, she realizes how much she still has to learn.
A big fantasy reader, Jilly connects with another fan, Derek,... Read more »
From the award-winning author of GEORGE, the story of a boy named Rick who needs to explore his own identity apart from his jerk of a best friend. Rick's never questioned much. He's gone along with his best friend Jeff even when Jeff's acted like a bully and a jerk. He's let his father joke with him about which hot girls he might want to date... Read more »
The Story of a Marriage
"We think we know the ones we love." So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of every relationship: how we can ever truly know another person.
It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful young housewife, finds herself living in the Sunset District in San Francisco, caring not only for her husband's... Read more »
A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay. Now with special bonus material by Michael Chabon.
A “towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book” (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon’s “magnum opus”... Read more »
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize)
“When novelist Arthur Less learns that his longtime boyfriend is marrying another man, he accepts every invitation he's received and travels around the world. This novel of a man facing 50 and looking back at his life and love is an utter delight.”Cathy, Blue Willow Bookshop
Love and Treasure
All the Birds in the Sky
Dance! Dance! Underpants!
Ballet Cat: Book #2
The City in the Middle of the Night