L Frank Baum
Dorothy and Toto are off again on an exciting adventure down The Road to Oz! In order to help the lovable, ever-wandering Shaggy Man, Dorothy and Toto must journey through magical and mysterious lands. Soon the three are joined by a lost lad named Button-... (read more)
Cold Mountain is an extraordinary novel about a soldiers perilous journey back to his beloved at the end of the Civil War. At once a magnificent love story and a harrowing account of one mans long walk home, Cold Mountain introduces a stunning new talent... (read more)
Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp
Millions of people have fallen in love with Marcel. Now the tiny shell with shoes and a big heart is transitioning from online sensation to classic picture book character, and readers can learn more about this adorable creature and his wonderfully... (read more)
Carey H Cash
On April 10th, 2003, the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, faced with the task of seizing the presidential palace in downtown Baghdad, ran headlong into what Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North called, the worst day of fighting for U.S. Marines. Hiding in... (read more)
There is nothing on this planet that Bryson cannot make fascinating. In his hands, exploring the minutiae of his house becomes an adventure. (Granted, his house is a Victorian vicarage in Norfolk, England.) At Home is a joyful, chatty dip into the... (read more)
J M Coetzee
Coetzee creates characters by starting with the dark ways in which the world has wounded them. He dissects human nature, showing just how ugly it appears to have become in this modern age, a time when people are more personally disconnected from one... (read more)
The storm was coming....
Shadow spent three years in prison, keeping his head down, doing his time. All he wanted was to get back to the loving arms of his wife and to stay out of trouble for the rest of his life. But days before his scheduled... (read more)
V S Naipaul
One of the finest living writers in the English language, V. S. Naipaul gives us a tale as wholly unexpected as it is affecting, his first novel since the exultantly acclaimed A Way in the World, published seven years ago.
Half a Life is the story of... (read more)