The job was supposed to be a piece of cake: track down a wealthy society lady's errant son, enjoy the extra cash, and help a friend out with some IRS troubles on the side - all in a day's work for private investigator Kinsey Millhone. But it turns out there's a bit more to the cases than she signed up for - and if she doesn't act fast, she might not get out of them alive.
Blind since early childhood, Marie-Laure is only 12 years old when she is forced to flee her home as the Nazis occupy France. Werner, a German orphan, has a talent for fixing radios - a talent that the Nazi government is all too eager to embrace. As Anthony Doerr masterfully sweeps us forward, backward, and forward again in time, the lives of these two individuals weave together, intersecting at the bombing of Saint-Malo.
"Not Much History Discussion, Robot Voice"
In the fourth book of Day's Crossfire Series, Gideon and Eva find themselves facing some of the strongest challenges their relationship has yet encountered. Even as the newlyweds fight for their future, they find themselves ensnared by the past - a past they will have to confront if they ever want to truly move forward.
"Do not waste your time"
Hunter Blackwell is aptly named: he pursues his desires with ferocity, and he nearly always gets what he wants. And when what he wants is a temporary marriage to the fiery matchmaker Gabi Masini, he gets his way. But unknown dangers lurk in the shadows, and soon both Hunter and Gabi will have to confront their pasts to build a future - and decide whether they want to face that future together.
Welcome to Trippton, Minnesota, where life moves at a leisurely pace...until your dog gets stolen, someone decides to cook meth next door, or the school board votes on a motion to murder you. Sandford's beloved sleuth takes on three intertwining mysteries in Deadline, a fun and intriguing addition to the Virgil Flowers series.
"Don't waste your time"
Mark Watney wasn't the mission commander of Ares 3, a month-long expedition to Mars. He was just the science geek, botany guru, and mechanical engineer: the lowest guy on the totem pole and the only one who didn't make it back to the ascent vehicle when the storm hit. Left for dead on the surface of a barren planet, Watney must plumb the depths of his considerable ingenuity and resourcefulness to find a way to survive - and to let the people on Earth know he's still alive.
"Total Waste of Money"
Nathan McBride is on the case again - and this time, the stakes are personal. His friend just saw two people killed, and he believes he knows the man responsible. But as McBride and his partner, Fontana, pursue the investigation, they find themselves on the brink of a shadow war, fought in secret by the powerful and wealthy - a war in which a single decision could change the course of history.
"Not what I expected"
Twenty years after the events of To Kill a Mockingbird, Jean Louise Finch returns to her hometown of Maycomb, Alabama. As she speaks with her father, now an old man, she begins to question her innocent childhood memories - and to gain a deeper understanding of the tensions that grip the small southern town as the civil rights movement progresses.
Can't get enough of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird? Wondering if you missed something important in one of the chapters? Dive a little deeper into her world, discover hidden treasures, and hang out with Jem and Scout just a little longer with this sidekick.