In the aftermath of a brutal attack that left a woman in intensive care and her husband and young children dead, brash cop Scorcher Kennedy and his rookie partner, Richie, struggle with perplexing clues and Scorcher's haunting memories of a shattering incident from his childhood.With her signature blend of police procedural and psychological thriller, French's fourth book of the Dublin murder squad goes full throttle with a heinous crime. Combining unrelenting suspense, strong characterization and brilliant writing, French's latest is top notch.
When Elizabeth Mooney escaped the shame of her "white trash" family to marry the crown prince of her small town, Howell Whittington, she never dreamed that thirty years later, she'd end up trapped in a loveless marriage to the cruel banker who's foreclosing on all her friends. Then Howe has a stroke and is transformed, wanting to be a real husband. A " zesty read-in-one-sitting romp promises to delight loyal fans and garner new ones." (Booklist)
Martha Stewart's New Pies and Tarts: 150 Recipes for Old-Fashioned and Modern Favorites
Oct 23, 2012 - Oct 27, 2012
Prepare for the holidays with 150 recipes for savory and sweet pies and tarts. Readers will find plenty of recipes for fillings and crusts as well as techniques for creating flavors and textures. From down home classics to special occasion desserts, Stewart has compiled a baker's delight!
Ava is welcomed home from the hospital by a doting mother, lively friends, and a crush finally beginning to show interest. There's only one problem: Ava can't remember any of them--and can't shake the eerie feeling that she's not who they say she is.
It's 1996, and less than half of all American high-school students have ever used the Internet. Emma just got her first computer and an America Online CD-ROM. Josh is her best friend. They power up and log on--and discover themselves on Facebook, 15 years in the future. Everybody wonders what their destiny will be; Josh and Emma are about to find out.
Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness, and Thug Culture
Oct 21, 2012 - Oct 24, 2012
A wake-up call for parents about the real world boys inhabit right now. This book is packed with research-proven, parent-tested, teacher-approved solutions on how to raise boys, delivered with Bloom's trademark no-nonsense, often humorous, take-charge voice.
Sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was an ordinary Londoner until an attack that caused fragments of an iPhone to be embedded in his brain, giving him incredible knowledge and power. Using that power against the gang that attacked him and a friend could have deadly consequences. "Brilliantly realized, wrenching. (Horn Book)
Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her.
After his girlfriend Holly is fatally shot during a violent struggle, nineteen-year-old Jackson uses his supernatural abilities and travels back in time two years. He falls in love with Holly all over again, learns that his father is a spy, and discovers powerful enemies of time who will stop at nothing to recruit him for their own purposes.
By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, this memoir is both for fans of this masterful yet guardedly private writer and for the exploding population of athletes that finds similar satisfaction in distance running.
Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half-Marathon and Marathon
Danny Dreyer; Katherine Dreyer
Oct 19, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012
Dreyer presents a technique-based plan for pain- and injury-free, high-performance half and full marathons. "Chi Marathon "also shows how to improve your performance by developing your own race-specific training plan tailored to your event, and will help you cross the finish line feeling strong no matter your age, body type, or running ability
After a terrible accident, the minds of three friends were kept alive, spinning in a digital netherworld. Two-hundred-and-sixty years later, they have been released at last. Given new, perfect bodies, Locke and Kara awaken to a world they know nothing about, where everyone they once knew and loved is long dead.