Three friends struggle with big city adulthood after college. A chick lit debut full of wry humor and heartache in which an " uncanny portrait emerges of a time in life marked by too many hangovers, bad dates and bridal showers--as well as an abundance of solid friendships." (People)
Campbell has created an unforgettable heroine in sixteen-year-old Margo Crane, a beauty whose unflinching gaze and uncanny ability with a rifle have not made her life any easier. After the violent death of her father, in which she is complicit, Margo takes to the Stark River in her boat, with only a few supplies and a biography of Annie Oakley, in search of her vanished mother. In this alternate Huck Finn tale, Margo is on a quest for love and identity.
Treehouses and Other Cool Stuff: 50 Projects You Can Build
David Stiles (Illustrator); Jeanie Stiles
May 19, 2012 - May 23, 2012
Imagine building an old-fashioned go-cart, an A-frame treehouse, a portable lemonade stand, a seesaw, a scooter skateboard, a tub fiddle, and other projects that will create lasting memories with your children!
Maine game warden Mike Bowditch's quest to find a missing woman leads him through a forest of lies in search of a killer who may have gotten away with murder once before. His investigation reopens old wounds between Maine locals and rich summer residents and puts his own life in jeopardy. As he closes in on his quarry, he suddenly discovers how dangerous his opponents are, and how far they will go to prevent him from bringing a killer to justice.
In a spellbinding thriller LaPlante tells the story of Jennifer White, recently widowed and a newly retired orthopedic surgeon, who is entering the beginning stages of dementia. Her best friend has recently been murdered and Dr. White is the primary suspect. Told in White's own voice, fractured and eloquent, a chilling question lingers: is White's shattered memory preventing her from revealing the truth or helping her hide it?
Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
May 15, 2012 - May 18, 2012
One of the foremost researchers of animal-human relations offers a pathbreaking analysis of dog behavior, explaining the essentials of canine psychology that all dog lovers need to know. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.
Carmen Agra Deedy; Randall Wright; Barry Moser (Illustrator)
May 15, 2012 - May 18, 2012
A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance. Deedy and Wright have created a tongue in cheek animal fantasy that would make a charming read-aloud for the whole family.
With four children of their own, Atlanta journalist Greene and her husband, a criminal defense attorney, gradually adopted five more--one from Bulgaria and four from Ethiopia--to create a roiling, largehearted family unit. Greene has written a loving portrait of her unique family as it wobbles between disaster and joy.
Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College
May 13, 2012 - May 16, 2012
Ferguson presents a wildly entertaining memoir of his absurd experience trying to do all the right things to get his son into college. Ferguson passes on the tips he's learned but also portrays a family in which his son (who pretends not to be worried about college) has lots to teach his father--about what matters in life, about trusting your instincts, about finding your own way.
Twitter has become an indispensable communications tool for businesses, non-profits, celebrities, and people around the globe. With the second edition of this friendly, full-color guide, you'll quickly get up to speed not only on standard features, but also on new options and nuanced uses that will help you tweet with confidence.
What would happen if you were visited by your younger self, and got a chance for a do-over? Alice Love is twenty-nine years old, madly in love with her husband, and pregnant with their first child. So imagine her surprise when, after a fall, she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! she HATES the gym!) and discovers that she's actually thirty-nine, has three children, and is in the midst of an acrimonious divorce.
Junger turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment to one another. His on-the-ground account follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.
The first picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon perfectly captures the life of Awesome Man who can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly as straight as an arrow, and hug mutant Jell-O! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and the Flaming Eyeball are no match for this caped crusader.