For fifteen-year-old Shamiso, hope is nothing but a leap into darkness. Grief-stricken and confused after her father's mysterious death in a car crash, Shamiso moves with her mother from England to Zimbabwe in order to pick up the pieces — returning to an extended family and a world she hardly remembers. For Tanyaradzwa, a classmate whose life has been turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis, hope is the only reason to keep fighting.
Complemented by light-charcoal illustrations, a collaborative tale by two former Irish Children's Laureates follows the experiences of a lonely boy and a voiceless dog who find companionship and healing together. Simultaneous eBook. Illustrations.
Torn between his love for his white girlfriend and his sense of duty to the matchmaking parents who made hard sacrifices to move to the United States, a Korean American teen looks for solutions along with a friend who has a similar problem.
Shielded by his mother and sisters from his father's obsessive construction of a haunted house attraction, young Noah considers an ultimate sacrifice when he chooses to acknowledge a monster that his family members have tried to ignore.
In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen — Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs — sit at night, none too patiently. It is October 23, 2018, and they are expecting Maurice's estranged daughter, Dilly, to either arrive on a boat coming from Tangier or depart on one heading there.
In a follow-up to the award-winning Bluebird, Bluebird, Texas Ranger Darren Matthews must battle centuries-old suspicions and prejudices, as well as threats that have been reignited in the current political climate, to find a missing boy and save himself. 50,000 first printing.
A rare books dealer unexpectedly embarks on a journey of discovery through nations and cultures where the people he meets impart insights into the Bengali legends of his childhood. By the best-selling author of the Ibis trilogy.
Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh's magic kept both the countryside and Violet happy.
That is, until her father's treason destroyed everything.
The Divers' Game depicts an unsettlingly familiar society that has renounced equality, where state-sanctioned abuses shape the final moments of a woman's life against a backdrop of two violent festivals.
Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she must support the rising women's suffrage movement. Her charge: recruit men of influence to champion their cause. Her target: Sebastian Devereux, the cold and calculating Duke of Montgomery who steers Britain's politics at the Queen's command. Her challenge: not to give in to the powerful attraction she can't deny for the man who opposes everything she stands for.
Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Md., for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire alongside her teenaged niece? Or that the irritating and inscrutable schoolteacher in charge of the volunteers would be so annoying that she finds it impossible to stop thinking about him?
Literary editor Antonia Harper had it all — the career, the man, the future. That was then. Now Antonia is jobless, alone and at a crossroads. What better time to travel the world? A solo honeymoon on the Emerald Isle will be like hitting the reset button. No distractions, no drama.
Aiden Byrnes may be a literature professor, but words fail him when he meets the woman staying in the cottage next door. Tully Cross is meant to be a sleepy little village, and he's meant to be on a working holiday — not a vacation, and most definitely not with his beautiful neighbor.
When the van door slammed on Handmaid Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her — freedom, prison or death.
Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.