TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, #2, Dustin Brady, Andrews McNeil Publishing

Jesse Rigsby is on a mission to save his friend Mark, but first he’s got to shake the Bigfoot chasing him through the school library. And then there’s the velociraptor in the bathroom. Oh yeah, don’t forget about the ginormous flame-throwing bat in the cafeteria. Jesse’s trapped in the invisible world of Go Wild – … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, #2, Dustin Brady, Andrews McNeil Publishing

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, BOOK ONE, By Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Jesse Rigsby doesn't even like video games. Yet, here he is with a blaster stuck to his arm, a man-sized praying mantis thing chasing him and...is that the Statue of Liberty taking off like a rocket ship? Something weird is going on, and Jesse had better figure out what it is fast, because he’s about … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, BOOK ONE, By Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

LONELY PLANET GLOBAL COFFEE TOUR, Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet Global Limited

Packed with over 150 amazing coffee experiences in 37 countries, from its birthplace in East Africa, to modern-day Cuba, the United States, Australia and the UK, this follow-up to our hugely popular Global Beer Tour features legendary espresso bars, plantation tours, urban roasteries and must-visit cafes. Inside this definitive guide to coffee tasting around the world, you'll … Continue reading LONELY PLANET GLOBAL COFFEE TOUR, Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet Global Limited

THE WHITE QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone Books

Philippa Gregory presents the first of a new series set amid the deadly feuds of England known as the Wars of the Roses. Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets. They are the claimants and kings who ruled England … Continue reading THE WHITE QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory, Touchstone Books

THE PLACE TO BE, Lonely Planet

Whether it's euphoria or serenity, awe or enlightenment, this beautiful hardback presents hundreds of places around the world to experience a particular emotion. Each of the 12 chapters in Lonely Planet's The Place to Be explores a single feeling, with destinations ranging from wild and natural spaces, to modern and ancient cities. Plus, our travel writers explain when … Continue reading THE PLACE TO BE, Lonely Planet

A CHANCE AT FOREVER, by Melissa Jagears, Bethany House Publishers

DESCRIPTION: Mercy McClain joined the school board to protect the children of Teaville, Kansas, from the bullying she experienced as a child. When the worst offender from her school days applies for a teaching position, she is dead set against it. Yet Aaron Firebrook claims to be a changed man. Can he earn Mercy's trust--and … Continue reading A CHANCE AT FOREVER, by Melissa Jagears, Bethany House Publishers

ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, told from the perspective of Agnes, Cinderella’s “evil” stepmother. We all know the story of Cinderella. Or do we? As rumors about the cruel upbringing of beautiful newlywed Princess Cinderella roil the kingdom, her stepmother, Agnes, who … Continue reading ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

WHAT SHOULD BE WILD, by Julia Fine, Harper Book Publisher

DESCRIPTION: “Delightful and darkly magical. Julia Fine has written a beautiful modern myth, a coming-of-age story for a girl with a worrisome power over life and death. I loved it.” —Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry   In this darkly funny, striking debut, a highly unusual young woman must … Continue reading WHAT SHOULD BE WILD, by Julia Fine, Harper Book Publisher

DAMNATION ISLAND, POOR, SICK, MAD, & CRIMINAL IN THE 19TH-CENTURY NEW YORK, by Stacy Horn, Algonquin Books

DESCRIPTION: Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell’s Island. There, over the next hundred years, the city would send its insane, indigent, sick, and criminal. Told through the gripping voices of Blackwell’s inhabitants, as well as … Continue reading DAMNATION ISLAND, POOR, SICK, MAD, & CRIMINAL IN THE 19TH-CENTURY NEW YORK, by Stacy Horn, Algonquin Books