“A remarkable novel. . . . A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation in the somehow exhausted world of late twentieth-century fiction—it is an amazingly brave piece of work . . . so extraordinary, so original, and so enriching. . . .
I'm telling you why we broke up, Ed. I'm writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.
A New York Times bestseller • One of Time Magazine’s 100 Best YA Books of All Time • Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Stonewall Honor Book
The radiant, award-winning story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, Becky Albertalli, and Adam Silvera
Strap on ya wellies for this wild walk in The River Thames. Lara Maiklem gives readers her first hand account of finding artifacts in the river in the heart of London. For the explorers, history lovers and collectors in your life.
In this powerful sequence of TV images and essay, Claudia Rankine explores the personal and political unrest of our volatile new century
I forget things too. It makes me sad. Or it makes
me the saddest. The sadness is not really about
George W. or our American optimism; the
sadness lives in the recognition that a life can
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.
“A meditation on solitude, wildness and survival.” —The Wall Street Journal
With almost 5 million copies sold 60 years after its original publication, generations of readers have now journeyed with Milo to the Lands Beyond in this beloved classic. Enriched by Jules Feiffer’s splendid illustrations, the wit, wisdom, and wordplay of Norton Juster’s offbeat fantasy are as beguiling as ever.
A READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK • INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • A contemporary literary classic and "an accomplished psychological thriller ... absolutely chilling" (Village Voice), from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Goldfinch.
New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award for Science & Technology
Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition.
Quinn teams up with the half-sister she’s never met to right their father’s wrongs in this thoughtful, funny, and layered novel by National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor medal winner Deb Caletti.
Maybe it was wrong, or maybe impossible, but I wanted the truth to be one thing.
There were three things Amy Curry didn’t expect out of senior year. First: her father’s death. Second: her mother’s decision to relocate to the East Coast. Third: Roger Sullivan.
After her father’s sudden death, Amy’s mom has decided to start anew—in Connecticut, just before the start of senior year.
Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's Eisner Award winning series Paper Girls is coming Amazon Prime Video in July 2022From Brian K. Vaughan, #1 New York Times bestselling writer of SAGA, and Cliff Chiang, legendary artist of WONDER WOMAN, comes the first volume of an all-new ongoing adventure.
A realistic and emotional novel about a woman battling mental illness and societal pressures written by the iconic American writer Sylvia Plath.
“It is this perfectly wrought prose and the freshness of Plath’s voice in The Bell Jar that make this book enduring in its appeal.” — USA Today
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This comprehensive collection of Twain's short stories showcases his immense talent, humor, and wit. Considered to be the greatest American humorist of all time, Mark Twain was born in 1835 and was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, where many of his most well-known stories take place.
The New York Times bestseller
“The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero.” —Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice)
“One gorgeous read.” —Stephen King
The search for the author’s identity takes Yarnspinner to Bookholm—the so-called City of Dreaming Books. On entering its streets, our hero feels as if he has opened the door of a gigantic second-hand bookshop. His nostrils are assailed by clouds of book dust, the stimulating scent of ancient leather, and the tang of printer’s ink.
Essential poems by the late New York poet.
Lunch Poems, first published in 1964 by City Lights Books as number nineteen in the Pocket Poets series, is widely considered to be Frank O'Hara's freshest and most accomplished collection of poetry.
The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other!
In the town of Danvers, Massachusetts, home of the original 1692 witch trials, the 1989 Danvers Falcons will do anything to make it to the state finals—even if it means tapping into some devilishly dark powers.
Gorgeously drawn and tenderly written you will fall in love with Alice Oseman’s characters and the small details she includes to show the intimate moments of a blooming relationship. The two-tone illustrations expertly portray the dreamy landscape of love.
Phoebe Wahl’s illustrations are beautiful and electric in their intimate depiction of everyday life. This is a wonderful and heartfelt story you will want to share with a child as well as frame on your wall!
A perfectly cozy read for those hot cocoa kind of days.
A multi-layered look at our relationship with nostalgia and how it affects us politically, culturally, and personally. Berry’s defense of pop culture as art is especially impactful. A great read for anyone looking to reflect on the past and what it means in the present.
Edward Abbey’s reflections of his time spent as a park ranger in the desert in Moab, Utah. This classic is both beautiful and gripping with its descriptions of nature and the wild ways of the desert.
For fans of Jenny Han and Morgan Matson, Jean Bennett’s new novel is a must read! Set in a seaside New England town, Josie begins working at her grandparent’s bookstore. What follows is a summer of adventure, romance, and change.
A truly whimsical and vibrant journey through a world of odd and loveable creatures and plants. Colorful imagery makes the pages come to life, including details of each unique habitat.
An incredible book from Lindy West focusing on American culture and politics, Every page is a revelation. Where’s my broom?
Hepcat prose that any alligator can jive with.
Whether you are a Knitter, whitter or photographer this book offers all the motivation one needs to put aside their problems and craft! Crafting is a great way to reduce stress and see your hard work realized. Loved the crafting ideas Davidson offers!
Poetic and beautifully illustrated. A cozy, magical read.
For fans of Nicola Yoon and John Green this is an incredibly funny and thoughtful book about a boy named Frank and how he navigates school and relationships through all it’s highs and lows.
The feminist western you nevre knew you needed. 17 year old Ada leaves home and joins a band of outlaws. Dusty, daring and damn good.
A truly magical story about a 13 year old girl and her unlikely friendship with a spirited girl and her unlikely friendship with a spirited ghost. Themes of grief and depression and beautifully rendered within a colorful, pastel world.
Love thinking about the different ways the world could end? Thi is the book for you! Beautifully narrated, The End of Everything has been described as “Joyous, beautiful, and strange.” Also love hearing from the perspective of a female theoretical astrophysicist!
Loved this spooky and fun story about a ragtag group of kids who must navigate a mysterious and misty Halloween night to lift a curse on their town.