Tag Archives: Mystery & Thrillers

School’s Out – Forever (Maximum Ride, Book 2)

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound” (VOYA) in this action-packed follow-up to the #1 New York Times blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, now available in paperback. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids–led by fourteen-year-old Max–to find their parents and investigate the […]

Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description One Shirukan, an elite soldier of the Shirat Empire, came to Earth for Raea’s Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard’s power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that […]

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

Edge

Author: Jeffery Deaver Publisher: Simon & Schuster Product Description Behind the well-known U.S. security organizations— the FBI and CIA among them—lies a heavily guarded, anonymous government agency dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection. Shock waves of alarm ripple through the clandestine agency when Washington, D.C., police detective Ryan […]

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1)

Rating: (359 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the “flock”–Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel–are just like ordinary kids–only they have wings and can fly. It […]

Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Ridley Pearson Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Featuring a new paperback cover to match hardcover of Kingdom Keepers II:   In this fantastical thriller, five young teens tapped as models for theme park “guides” find themselves pitted against Disney villains and witches that threaten both the future of Walt Disney […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]

Large Print Word Search Book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description The Large Print Word Search collection is the perfect series for building vocabulary skills while having fun at the same time. Filled with interesting and engaging word lists, each puzzle promises to stretch your mind. Plus, the large, bold type makes each […]

Corsair (Oregon Files)

Author: Clive Cussler, Jack DuBrul Publisher: Putnam Adult Product Description For five novels, Clive Cussler has brought readers into the world of the Oregon, a seemingly dilapidated ship packed with sophisticated equipment, and captained by the rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo. And now the Oregon and its crew face their biggest challenge yet. Corsairs are pirates, […]

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description The greatest power is the power to create. With supreme abilities, like being able to shape-shift and move objects with his mind, Daniel is strong enough to take on anything in the world. It’s the things from beyond this planet that are […]

Devil’s Brood

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Sharon Kay Penman Publisher: Putnam Adult Product Description The long-awaited and highly anticipated final volume in Penman’s trilogy of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine—a tumultuous conclusion to this timeless story of love, power, ambition, and betrayal. Where the second novel in the trilogy, Time And Chance, dealt with the extraordinary […]

Saving the World (Maximum Ride, Book 3)

Rating: (90 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Vision Product Description There’s one last chance to save the world in the third book in the Maximum Ride series, SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS. The time has arrived for Max and her winged “flock” to face their ultimate enemy and discover their original purpose: to […]

Salvation in Death

Author: J.D. Robb Publisher: Putnam Adult

The Boxer and the Spy

Author: Robert B. Parker Publisher: Philomel Book Description Another teen thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser mysteries. When a shy high school student’s body is found washed up on the shore of a quiet New England beach town—an apparent suicide—fifteen-year-old Terry Novak doesn’t know what to think. Something just doesn’t […]

The Twilight Streets (Torchwood)

Author: Gary Russell Publisher: Random House UK Book Description It’s the start of a Cardiff autumn – the days are getting shorter, the dark evenings settling in. There’s a part of Cardiff that no one goes to much. No crime, no murders, just… they stay away. A collection of old rundown houses and gloomy streets. […]

Creation in Death (In Death)

Rating: (68 reviews) Author: J.D. Robb Publisher: Berkley Book Description The 25th In Death novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author

Tim Burton’s the Nightmare Before Christmas (Manga)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tim Burton Publisher: Disney Press Book Description Jack Skellingtons got the blues. Hes sick and tired of his hometown holiday, Halloween, and is longing for something new. But when his soul searching leads to his good-intentioned kidnapping of Santa, things start getting pretty hairy!

The Torn Skirt

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Rebecca Godfrey Publisher: Harper Perennial Book Description I was born with a fever, but it seemed to subside for sixteen years. . . . And then as I turned sixteen and stopped smiling, the fever returned though my skin stayed pale and sure, showing no sign of the heat inside me. […]

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Rating: (389 reviews) Author: Zora Neale Hurston Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics Amazon.com At the height of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston was the preeminent black woman writer in the United States. She was a sometime-collaborator with Langston Hughes and a fierce rival of Richard Wright. Her stories appeared in major […]

Big Boned (Heather Wells Mysteries)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Meg Cabot Publisher: Avon A Book Description Life is reasonably rosy for plus-size ex-pop star turned Assistant Dormitory Director and sometime sleuth Heather Wells. Her freeloading ex-con dad is finally moving out. She still yearns for her hot landlord, Cooper Cartwright, but her relationship with “rebound beau,” vigorous vegan math professor […]

Maximum Ride #3: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride)

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description There’s one last chance to save the world in MAXIMUM RIDE: SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS, the closing chapter of James Patterson’s thrilling trilogy. The time has arrived for Max and her winged “Flock” to face their ultimate enemy and […]

Hoot

Rating: (467 reviews) Author: Carl Hiaasen Publisher: Yearling Amazon.com Roy Eberhardt is the new kid–again. This time around it’s Trace Middle School in humid Coconut Grove, Florida. But it’s still the same old routine: table by himself at lunch, no real friends, and thick-headed bullies like Dana Matherson pushing him around. But if it wasn’t […]

Maximum Ride: School’s Out – Forever (Maximum Ride)

Rating: (95 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description “Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound” (VOYA) in this action-packed follow-up to the #1 New York Times blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, now available in paperback. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids–led by fourteen-year-old Max–to find their parents and investigate […]