A sequel to The Peripheral. Verity Jane, gifted app-whisperer, has been out of work since her exit from a brief but problematic relationship with a Silicon Valley billionaire. Then she signs the wordy NDA of a dodgy San Francisco start-up, becoming the beta tester for their latest product: A digital assistant, accessed through a pair of ordinary-looking glasses, that turns out to be much more than what it's billed as.
Living in a community center for people with disabilities, Sally teams up with a pair of detectives when a series of tragic events suspiciously ends the lives of fellow residents. A first novel by the host of NPR's Weekend Edition With Scott Simon. 40,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
In a follow-up to What Belongs to You, set in Sofia, Bulgaria — a landlocked city in Southern Europe — an American teacher grapples with the intimate encounters that have marked his years abroad as he prepares to leave the place he's come to call home.
Cloris Waldrip, a 72-year-old sole survivor of a plane crash, is lost and alone in the unforgiving wilderness of Montana's rugged Bitterroot Range, exposed to the elements with no tools beyond her wits and ingenuity, as Debra Lewis, a park ranger struggling with addiction and a recent divorce, is galvanized by her mission to find and rescue Cloris.
Fashion executive Riley Gold knows that appearances are everything. And New Year's Eve in Milan is no exception. If Riley's going to have a reputation for being an "ice princess," then she's going to be flawless, glacier-cold perfection. Especially when Chaz Warren is here, looking too damn good, too damn sexy ... and every inch the enemy.
Samuel Payton is a passionate youth pastor in Virginia, but below the surface, he's still recovering from the blow of a failed business and insecurities he can't shake. His coworker, start-up expert Kimberly Foster, is brilliant, fearless, and capable, but years of personal rejection have left her defensive and longing for a family. Two people have never been more at odds — or more attracted to one another. And every day at work, the sparks sure do fly.
For years, rival TV presenters Sabrina Carlton and Nick Davenport have traded barbs on their respective shows. The public can't get enough of their feud, but after Nick airs Sabrina's family scandals to all of Britain, the gloves are off. They can barely be in the same room together — but these longtime enemies are about to become the unlikeliest of cohosts.
Selling two favorite books to an unexpectedly erudite drug-cartel boss, a bookstore manager is forced to flee Mexico in the wake of her journalist husband's tell-all profile and finds her family among thousands of migrants seeking hope in America. Maps. Tour.
When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the big city to suburbia, she thinks that her life is over until she meets three other girls named Jane who decide to form a secret art gang and turn the town and high school upside down.
Arriving at her English boarding school, the daughter of a Russian oligarch is enmeshed in her classmates' thin-obsessed world of pecking orders, eating disorders and online drama, before a friend goes missing amid rumors of a dormitory ghost.
A novel set in the waning years of the Cold War follows a trio of young Armenians from the Soviet Union, across Europe, to Southern California, looking at the Armenian Genocide, whose traumatic reverberations will have unexpected consequences on all three lives. A first novel. 50,000 first printing.
Three novels from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author include the tale of a girl trying to escape poverty as the secretary-companion of a socialite and of a boy and his beloved aunt who are both separately plotting revenge for past wrongs.
Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians from La Ciudad. Now Ximena's motivated by her insatiable thirst for revenge, and her rare ability to spin thread from moonlight.
Comprised almost exclusively of conversations between women, a collection of stories explores themes ranging from sex and violence to shame and self-sabotage as they impact two decades of life for a recklessly thrill-seeking unnamed narrator.
tanding nearly five hundred stories tall, Los Verticalés once bustled with life and excitement. Now this marvel of modern architecture and nontraditional urban planning has collapsed into a pile of rubble known as the Heap. In exchange for digging gear, a rehabilitated bicycle, and a small living stipend, a vast community of Dig Hands removes debris, trash, and bodies from the building's mountainous remains, which span twenty acres of unincorporated desert land.