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    Nine Nasty Words

    Nine Nasty Words

    McWhorter, John

    A New York Times bestseller
     
    One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much.


    Profanity has always been a deliciously vibrant part of our lexicon,…

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  • Based on a True Story

    Based on a True Story

    Norm Macdonald

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Driving, wild and hilarious” (The Washington Post), here is the incredible “memoir” of the legendary actor, gambler, raconteur, and Saturday Night Live veteran. When Norm Macdonald, one of the greatest stand-up comics of all time, was approached to write a celebrity memoir, he flatly refused,…

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  • Wizard's Hall

    Wizard's Hall

    Jane Yolen

    An inept wizard-in-training is the only one who can save his classmates from the terrible sorcery that threatens to devour their magical schoolAcclaimed master fantasist Jane Yolen imagines an academic world of wonders where paintings speak, walls move, monsters are made real, and absolutely anything can happen—as she introduces readers…

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  • The Goddess Test

    The Goddess Test

    Aimée Carter

    A bargain with a mysterious stranger will change her destiny as Kate Winters agrees to take the Goddess Test. But every girl who has taken the test has died... Get swept up in the story about which Cassandra Clare says, “A fresh take on the Greek myths adds sparkle to…

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  • The Suck Stops Here

    The Suck Stops Here

    Kristen Painter

    Vampire governor of New Jersey, Belladonna Barrone has just gotten an epic offer from an unexpected visitor, but it's not something she's ready to respond to without serious thought. Besides, she already has a lot on her plate. The recent death of a high-ranking vampire means she and her crew…

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  • The Grim Grotto

    The Grim Grotto

    Lemony Snicket

    NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESWarning: Your day will become very dark—and possibly damp—if you read this book.Plan to spend this spring in hiding. Lemony Snicket is back with the eleventh book in his New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events.Lemony Snicket's saga about the charming, intelligent and grossly…

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  • Hobbit

    Hobbit

    Tolkien, J. R. R.

    THE GREAT MODERN CLASSIC AND PRELUDE TO THE LORD OF THE RINGS Deep down here by the dark water lived old Gollum, a small slimy creature. I don’t know where he came from, nor who or what he was. He was Gollum—as dark as darkness, except for two big round…

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  • The Return of the King

    The Return of the King

    J.R.R. Tolkien

    This brand-new unabridged audio book of The Return of the King, the third and final part of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings, is read by the BAFTA award-winning actor, director and author, Andy Serkis. The armies of the Dark Lord are massing as his…

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  • The Scarlet Dragon

    The Scarlet Dragon

    Jordan Quinn

    In this second Kingdom of Wrenly chapter book, Lucas and Clara search for special berries that will cure the scarlet dragon. In this second book in The Kingdom of Wrenly series, an unusual egg has been found on Crestwood, the land of dragons. When the egg starts to hatch, the…

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  • Shadowland

    Shadowland

    Alyson Noël

    Enter the realm of the Immortals—the #1 New York Times bestselling series that's been acclaimed as breathtaking, mesmerizing, flawless and extraordinary.Ever and Damen have traveled through countless past lives—and fought off the world's darkest enemies—so they could be together forever. But just when their long-awaited destiny is finally within reach,…

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  • The Last Herald-Mage Trilogy

    The Last Herald-Mage Trilogy

    Mercedes Lackey

    The Last Herald-Mage Trilogy—three groundbreaking, Lambda Award-winning novels that established Mercedes Lackey as a fantasy tour-de-force and her Kingdom of Valdemar as a place millions of readers return to again and again. This Lambda Award-winning trilogy tells the story of Vanyel, persecuted and abused son of a Valdemaran noble, who…

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  • Lover At Last

    Lover At Last

    J.R. Ward

    “The hottest collection of studs in romance” (New York Times Bestselling Author Angela Knight) returns as J. R. Ward brings together two of the most beloved people in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world—at last....   Qhuinn, son of no one, is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline,…

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  • Andrew and the Firedrake

    Andrew and the Firedrake

    Wilson, Douglas

    Andrew awakes in a strange garden perched on the side of a mountain. The boy can't remember who or where he is. But he does know that he has a task to do--and it's very important he complete it exactly the way he was instructed, no matter who--or what--tells him…

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  • The Last Graduate

    The Last Graduate

    Naomi Novik

    The specter of graduation looms large as Naomi Novik’s groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling trilogy continues in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education. In Wisdom, Shelter. That’s the official motto of the Scholomance. I suppose you could even argue that it’s true—only the wisdom is hard to come by,…

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  • What Once was Mine

    What Once was Mine

    Liz Braswell

    The 12th installment in the New York Times best-selling series asks: What if Rapunzel's mother drank a potion from the wrong flower?Desperate to save the life of their queen and her unborn child, the good citizens of the kingdom comb the land for the all-healing Sundrop flower to cure her…

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  • City of Thieves

    City of Thieves

    Alex London

    In a modern mega-city built around dragons, one boy gets caught up in the world of underground dragon battles and a high-stakes gang war that could tear his family apart.Once, dragons nearly drove themselves to extinction. But in the city of Drakopolis, humans domesticated them centuries ago. Now dragons haul…

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  • The Wisdom of Crowds

    The Wisdom of Crowds

    Joe Abercrombie

    From the New York Times bestselling author of A Little Hatred comes a stunning fantasy novel that finds the world in an unstoppable revolution where heroes have nothing left to lose as darkness and destruction overtake everything.Chaos. Fury. Destruction.The Great Change is upon us . . .Some say that to…

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  • Empire of the Vampire

    Empire of the Vampire

    Jay Kristoff

    From New York Times bestselling author Jay Kristoff comes Empire of the Vampire, the first volume of an astonishing new dark fantasy saga.From holy cup comes holy light;The faithful hand sets world aright.And in the Seven Martyrs' sight,Mere man shall end this endless night.It has been twenty-seven long years since…

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  • Fuse

    Fuse

    E. L. Todd

    After being abandoned outside the gate of her village in the middle of the night as a baby, Cora has spent her life in this small village, avoiding the marriage lottery and the advances of men she considers boys, and working in her forge as the best blacksmith...even if no…

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  • Phantom Evil

    Phantom Evil

    Heather Graham

    Return to where it all started: New Orleans, the birthplace of the Krewe of Hunters, the FBI's elite paranormal investigation unit. Rediscover the first case in book 1 of the New York Times bestselling series, only from Heather Graham. Though haunted by the recent deaths of two teammates, Jackson Crow…

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