New Arrivals - eBooks
The must-have book for any fan of The HobbitA is for auditions. Find out which pop star auditioned to play an elf and who impressed Peter Jackson the most. B is for Bilbo. Martin Freeman had reservations about playing Bilbo at first-discover why and find out who he loved working with, and who he didn't, and uncover why the movie Bilbo is different from Bilbo in the book. C is for cast. Filming The Hobbit threw up all kinds of challenges for the cast. Find out who injured themselves on set and who the biggest prankster was. All this and more, including.
Nestled on a lonely stretch along the Pacific coast, quaint roadside outpost Harmony Corner offers everything a weary traveler needs. But when Odd Thomas and company stop to spend the night, they discover that there's more to this secluded haven than meets the eye.
Turn the pages to find the baby animals matched with their parents, and learn some early concepts along the way.
"Party Origami offers 75 sheets of gorgeous 4-color, double-sided origami papers plus instructions for 14 original projects themed for parties"-- Provided by publisher.
When the man in the yellow hat takes Curious George to the park on Easter, the little monkey has fun petting a rabbit, coloring eggs, and helping with the Easter egg hunt.
As Thomas and his friends are getting ready for the Easter parade, Sir Topham Hatt asks Thomas to go to McColl's farm and bring back an Easter egg, but Thomas must hurry if he wants to get back in time to lead the parade.
In A twist of fate, while investigating Erin O'Toole, whom he believes is guilty of embezzling funds, Kane Webster, the new owner of the First Puget Bank, succumbs to the fierce passion that rages between them, but when Erin discovers his true intent, Kane must find a way to prove his love. In Tears of pride, after a fire claims the life of her father and destroys most of her family's winery, Sheila Lindstrom, shocked to discover that the winery is now owned by Wilder Investments, must form a partnership with Noah Wilder to restore her father's legacy--an explosive alliance that leads to the unexpected.
A book to savor.-Kate Furnivall, author of The Russian Concubine We all make mistakes. Some we can fix. But what happens when we can't? Decades ago, as Nazi planes dominated the sky, Lily Verner made a terrible choice. She's tried to forget, but now an unexpected event pulls her back to the 1940s British countryside. She finds herself remembering the brilliant colors of the silk she helped to weave at her family's mill, the relentless pressure of the worsening war, and the kind of heartbreaking loss that stops time. In this evocative novel of love and consequences, Lily finally confronts the disastrous decision that has haunted her all these years. The Last Telegram uncovers the surprising truth about how the stories we weave about our lives are threaded with truth, guilt, and forgiveness. Sparked my interest from the start...charming.-Sharon Knoth, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs, MI This book will easily appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and I can see it quickly becoming a favorite of book clubs.-Billie Bloebaum, Powell's Books
The unrequited love between sophomore Ryan "The Kid" McPhearson, who makes the varsity baseball team and finds himself immersed in the life of upperclassmen, and the untouchable senior Brooke Bennet is rife with emotion.
Celebrate Easter with Brother and Sister Bear as they explore the joys of the season.
Shares the story of Easter and the true meaning of this important holiday with little children while teaching them about God's love for them through Bible verses, summaries of the Scriptural narrative, poems, and hymn lyrics. On board pages.
After learning that she needs a liver transplant and that her time may be limited, Callie Vanetta decides to move out to her late grandparents' farm, which hasn't worked in years. Callie fears that making the farm operational may be too much work; but things look up when a handsome, mysterious stranger offers to trade work for shelter. What initially seemed like an ideal temporary situation begins to look more permanent, and Callie has to try and keep from losing her heart to her housemate.
Weezy and her husband become increasingly perplexed by life challenges that compel their first daughter to move back into her childhood room, their second daughter to cancel her wedding, and their son to become enmeshed in a relationship disaster.
A young girl's snowman has gone missing. Where can it have gone? There is only one man who can help. Sherlock Holmes, the most famous detective in the world.
A new arrival to Lakehurst village can only mean trouble for Reverend Nick Lawrence ...The residents of the sleepy Sussex village of Lakehurst are abuzz with the news of the arrival of Gerry Harlington, a flamboyant American actor and the new owner of Abbot's Manor, with his glamorous wife. The local dramatic society recruits him as their director for their new show, but his ideas are met with violent protest from the amateur actors. So when a corpse is discovered after the grand opening night, Reverend Nick Lawrence doesn't have to look far to find potential suspects.
"Brooke has only loved one man. Owen's heart is filled with bitterness. Can a mysterious house bring them together for a second chance at love?"-- Provided by publisher.
"Paris, 1919. The world's leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, Margot Rosenthal initially resents being trapped in the congested French capital, where she is still looked upon as the enemy. But as she contemplates returning to Berlin and a life with Stefan, the wounded fiancé she hardly knows anymore, she decides that being in Paris is not so bad after all. Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a secret to protect; and with Georg, the handsome, damaged naval officer who gives Margot a job--and also a reason to question everything she thought she knew about where her true loyalties should lie. Against the backdrop of one of the most significant events of the century, a delicate web of lies obscures the line between the casualties of war and of the heart, making trust a luxury that no one can afford."--from cover, p. 
"Rich Manning and Jamie Warren have always been friends--and nothing but friends. However, that changes when she asks him to father the child she so desperately wants. Rich agrees--if she'll marry him. Because he thinks their Marriage of Inconvenience could become a real marriage instead"--From publisher.
"Conceived in love and possibility, Bonaventure Arrow didn't make a peep when he was born, and the doctor nearly took him for dead. No one knows that Bonaventure's silence is filled with resonance-- a miraculous gift of rarified hearing that encompasses the Universe of Every Single Sound. Growing up in the big house on Christopher Street in Bayou Cymbaline, Bonaventure can hear flowers grow, a thousand shades of blue, and the miniature tempests that rage inside raindrops. He can also hear the gentle voice of his father, William Arrow, shot dead before Bonaventure was born by a mysterious stranger known only as the Wanderer. Bonaventure's remarkable gift of listening promises salvation to the souls who love him: his beautiful young mother, Dancy, haunted by the death of her husband; his Grand-mère Letice, plagued by grief and a long-buried guilt she locks away in a chapel; and his father, William, whose roaming spirit must fix the wreckage of the past. With the help of Trinidad Prefontaine, a Creole housekeeper endowed with her own special gifts, Bonaventure will find the key to long-buried mysteries and soothe a chorus of family secrets clamoring to be healed" -- from HarperCollins web site.
One of the most influential Christian leaders in the country tackles the misconceptions about God and reveals how God is with us, for us, ahead of us, and how understanding this could change the entire course of our lives.
Jocie Brooke seeks to understand the mother who left her and the father who never would in a heart-warming southern tale set in the 1960's.