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Best-selling novelist Philip Roth has won America's four major literary awards, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the National Book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The Anatomy Lesson is the third volume of the acclaimed Zuckerman series. Now 40 years old, writer Nathan Zuckerman is afflicted by constant pain that prevents him from writing another word.
AD 848. Bernwyn of Lythe, the young daughter of an ealdorman, spurns marriage and chooses to remain a virgin dedicated to Christ. When she is found murdered in the chapel where she kept her nightly vigils, it is thought that she has fallen victim to the Viking raiders who are ravaging the country and the butterflies found resting on her body are taken to be a sign from God. But what if Bernwyn was not all she seemed? Could the saintly deeds attributed to her have been carried out by someone else and the people have set up a shrine to a false virgin?
Sarah Yates is a thirty something history teacher, divorced, disillusioned and desperate to have more excitement in her life. Making all her dreams come true seems about as likely as climbing Everest in stilettos. Then one evening the doorbell rings and the handsome and mysterious John Needler brings more excitement than Sarah could ever have imagined. John wants Sarah to go back in time. Sarah is whisked from the Sheffield Blitz to the suffragette movement in London to the Old American West, trying to make sure people find their happy endings. The only question is, will she ever be able to find hers?
After hiring ex-con Tavious Bell, West Owens finds that the man is aware of a missing two million dollars, and the two embark on a dangerous mission to recover the money that could help them both.
USA Today best-selling author Catherine Mann has earned a prestigious RITA Award for her scintillating tales of passion and romance. One year ago, millionaire Jonah Landis and Eloisa Taylor shared a night of unbridled passion and got hitched in Spain. Quickly realizing her mistake, Eloisa insisted afterward that the marriage get annulled'and she got her wish. Now Jonah is back on the scene, and he has some stunning news. They aren't as un-married as she once thought!
In Jazz Age London, a tale of a passionate and forbidden interracial romance, and the unbreakable bond between a bright young woman and her eccentric grandmother, unfolds.
Kardell Spencer and his employee Lewis Turner both vie for the affections of their new advertising client, Mateo.
Bobbie always spends her summers breaking horses and rounding up stray cattle on Grandpa's ranch. But this year is different. Alex, her cousin from Los Angeles, is visiting. And Bobbie doesn't want to ruin her summer teaching a 'city greenhorn' what to do. While saddling up their horses to search for cattle, the two girls start a vicious feud. But when they run into the horrible Bledsoe boys and a wild bull, they must depend on each other to survive! Gary Paulsen, Newbery-award winning author, entertains boys and girls with his World of Adventure series. Filled with excitement and the spirit of discovery, his tales captivate the interests of readers of all levels. In Hook 'Em, Snotty! narrator Jeff Woodman delights listeners with his riveting account of Bobbie and Alex's outdoor exploits.
Maya Banks has watched her spicy romance tales hit both the USA Today and New York Times best-seller lists. It doesn't take long for billionaire businessman Evan Reese to realize his attraction to ad executive Celia Taylor. For six months he's wooed her and now she's agreed to accompany him to beautiful Catalina for a family wedding. There he plans to seduce her with his charms, but he can't be certain how she's going to take the news that she'll be there on his arm playing the role of his fake fiancEe.
Dan Starkey is a young journalist in Belfast, who shares with his wife, Patricia, a prodigious appetite for drinking and dancing. Then Dan meets a beautiful and apparently impoverished student. And then, terrifyingly, she is murdered. Is it because she was not exactly who she claimed to be? Is it the IRA? A Protestant extremist group? A jealous lover? Before long, Dan is a target himself.
Nicodemus Dungy is not your ordinary minister. He prefers to work behind the scenes of the pulpit, and his clients pay him handsomely to make sure that what is done in the dark will never see the light. From paternity tests to drug abuse and embezzlement, Nicodemus Dungy has a unique skill set to solve any problem, until he is given the task of finding a missing person. What begins as an open and shut case proves to be a serious test of his faith. With time not on his side and so many pieces to the puzzle still missing, Nicodemus Dungy must rely on more than just his natural abilities if he wants to keep it all from falling down.
A lion, a great white shark, and a timber wolf, all meat-eaters who have been hurt by the cruelty of plant-eaters, form a support group which has limited success until their newest member, a great horned owl, shares some advice.
This fascinating debut by Karen Lord'a retelling of a Senegalese folktale'earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance's Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick's powers. 'This is one of those literary works of which it can be said that not a word should be changed.''Booklist, starred review
When Arnold is hired by a controversial stand-up comedian, he knows that her routine could make her a target. Arnold and Hakim's new client is being followed. Are her fears justified? As they delve deeper, they discover that this investigation is more complex and sinister than a simple, straightforward case of stalking.
Sixteen-year-old Morgan Stockhour lives in Internment, a floating city utopia. But when a murder occurs, everything she knows starts to unravel.
Cinderella's Wedding Wish
Presents a re-creation of the tempestuous two-year period in Britain's history leading up to the passing of the Great Reform Bill in 1832.
An energetic young dinosaur figures out her own way to give a kiss.
Grace McAllister thought being a surrogate for her sister would be a truly selfless act. But secretly, Grace longed for the baby inside her to be her own, conceived in passion with the only man she had ever loved. But that could never be....Josh Kingsley couldn't bear to watch the baby grow big in Grace's belly, unable to share in the magic. He wished she and the child were his to take care of. But when tragedy struck, Josh rushed to be there for Grace and baby Posie. Could they be his life, his family'
When Chantel's sister falls in love with a sworn enemy in the their 1890s iron-mining community, will Chantel's attempts to aid the couple result in a romance of her own?
When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote.
CEO Rand Kincaid had never been coerced--until his entire future was at stake. Under the stipulations of his father's will, Rand had to rehire Tara Anthony as his assistant. It was either get along with the one woman who'd dared to leave him first, or lose his family empire.But before Tara would accept, she gave Rand her own demands. She wanted a second chance, with Rand back in her home and bed as her lover. And nothing prepared him for where this arrangement would lead.
Dare Riker is ready to move on from the Civil War, preferably with Glynna Greer at his side--but someone dangerous is determined to stop him.
Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby take time off from napping to play on the Yankee Doodle Dandies baseball team.
Carlotta renews her friendship with legendary blues singer, Dee Willis, who hires Carlotta to find the man who has been threatening to kill her.