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Escape by Jessop, Carolyn; Palmer, Laura.

Escape

The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her eight children. When she was eighteen years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger: a man thirty-two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives. But arranged plural marriages were an integral part of Carolyn's heritage: She was born into and raised in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ

Oct 18, 2014
Euphoria by King, Lily.

Euphoria

-- Father of the Rain For years, English anthropologist Andrew Bankson has been alone in the field studying the Kiona tribe of Papua New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brother's public suicide, and increasingly infuriated with and isolated by his research, Bankson is on the verge of killing himself when a chance meeting with colleagues, the controversial and consummate Nell Stone and her wry Australian husband Fen, pulls him back from the brink. Nell and Fen have just finished their stud

Oct 18, 2014
Even This I Get to Experience by Lear, Norman.

Even This I Get to Experience

-- In my ninety-plus years I've lived a multitude of lives. In the course of all these lives, I had a front-row seat at the birth of television; wrote, produced, created, or developed more than a hundred shows; had nine on the air at the same time; founded the 300,000-member liberal advocacy group People For the American Way; was labeled the "no. 1 enemy of the American family" by Jerry Falwell; made it onto Richard Nixon's "Enemies List"; was presented with the National Medal of the Arts by Pre

Oct 23, 2014
Exploding the Phone The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws who Hacked Ma Bell by Lapsley, Phil.

Exploding the Phone The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws who Hacked Ma Bell

Before smartphones, back even before the Internet and personal computer, a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world's largest machine: the telephone system. Starting with Alexander Graham Bell's revolutionary "harmonic telegraph," by the middle of the twentieth century the phone system had grown into something extraordinary, a web of cutting-edge switching machines and human operators that linked together millions of people like never

Oct 18, 2014
Falling Sky by Khanna, Rajan.

Falling Sky

Ben Gold lives in dangerous times. Two generations ago, a virulent disease turned the population of most of North America into little more than beasts called Ferals. Some of those who survived took to the air, scratching out a living on airships and dirigibles soaring over the dangerous ground.  Ben has his own airship, a family heirloom, and has signed up to help a group of scientists looking for a cure. But that's not as easy as it sounds, especially with a power-hungry air city looking to ra

Oct 18, 2014
Far and Near On Days Like These by Peart, Neil.

Far and Near On Days Like These

Whether navigating the backroads of Louisiana or Thuringia, exploring the snowy Quebec woods, or performing onstage at Rush concerts, Neil Peart has stories to tell. His first volume in this series, Far and Away, combined words and images to form an intimate, insightful narrative that won many readers.Now Far and Near brings together reflections from another three years of an artist's life as he celebrates seasons, landscapes, and characters, travels roads and trails, receives honors, climbs mou

Oct 23, 2014
Fat & Bones And Other Stories by Larissa, Theule,.

Fat & Bones And Other Stories

Welcome to Bald's farm. Well, perhaps it's not Bald's farm anymore. The old man has kicked the bucket, setting off a wave of conflict from the flooded farmhouse kitchen to the muddy pig pen to the tall wheat fields. In this darkly funny, slightly supernatural chain of tales, no creature is safe. Not Leonard Grey, a spider with sophisticated tastes. Not Esmeralda, a resentful one-legged pig. Not Tulip, a plant with a mean streak. And as for Bones, the old man's son, and Fat, his winged rival? The

Oct 18, 2014
Five Golden Rings A Christmas Collection by Barnes, Sophie; Erickson, Karen; Gregory, Rena; Jones, Sandra; Lorret, Vivienne.

Five Golden Rings A Christmas Collection

The holidays are a time for wishes, magic and, of course, love. Celebrate the season with this delightful collection of Christmas tales.What better way for Connor Talbot, Earl of Redfirn, to spend the holidays than convincing Leonora Compton that the only match she needs to make is with him!The Duke of Ashton has had three years to plan for his perfect Christmas present—the Lady Eleanor Fitzsimmons as his wife. Now, all he has to do is convince the reluctant lady . . .Phin Baldwin does not belie

Oct 23, 2014
Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Appetizers, Finger Foods, and Beverages by Good, Phyllis Pellman.

Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Appetizers, Finger Foods, and Beverages

-- Fix-It and Forget-It Christmas Cookbook ·      Creamy Artichoke Dip·      Cranberry Meatballs·      Caramel Peanut Butter Dip·      Orange Cider Punch And much more!

Oct 23, 2014
Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Main Dishes and Sides by Good, Phyllis Pellman.

Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Main Dishes and Sides

-- Fix-It and Forget-It Christmas Cookbook·      Winter Pork Loin·      Creamy Lasagna·      Turkey Fajitas·      Barbequed Black Beans with Sweet Potatoes Complete with ten tips to help manage everything from gift-giving and decorating to neighborhood caroling, this collection is a must-have for any holiday season.

Oct 23, 2014
Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Sweets and Desserts by Good, Phyllis Pellman.

Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Sweets and Desserts

-- Fix-It and Forget-It Christmas Cookbook­— ·      Eggnog Gingersnap Custard·      Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Pie·      Graham Cracker Cookies·      Seven Layer Bars Complemented by hosting ideas and tips on how to make the most of your slow cooker, -- is guaranteed to be both useful and satisfying.

Oct 23, 2014
Flea Market Fabulous Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures by Spencer, Lara.

Flea Market Fabulous Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures

Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. She identifies the design dilemma; comes up with a decorating plan; makes a mood board

Oct 18, 2014
Flintlock- Gut-Shot by Johnstone, William W.; Johnstone, J.A..

Flintlock- Gut-Shot

-- $10,000. That's bounty on the head of the most hated man in Texas--the man that Flintlock has been hired to guard. The crime was the brutal murder of a young school-teacher. The verdict was not guilty for lack of evidence. And the suspected killer's first guard was murdered by a shotgun blast. What makes Flintlock believe in this man's innocence? Call it a gut instinct. Or call maybe just a hankering for a fight. Because Flintlock knows that some very powerful and dangerous people are trying

Oct 18, 2014
Forbidden Dreams by Gill, Judy Griffith.

Forbidden Dreams

As Shell's long-ago past forces its way into the present, she has to wonder: Will she be swept up by love, or betrayal? When she opens her door to a wounded, windswept stranger, Shell Landry has no idea her life is about to change forever. There's something disturbingly familiar about Jason O'Keefe. And it's no accident he suddenly appeared on her doorstep in the middle of a December storm, dragging danger in his wake.  But Jason is in for a surprise, too. Surely this sultry beauty can't be the

Oct 23, 2014
Founders' Son A Life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' Son A Life of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln grew up in the long shadow of the Founding Fathers. Seeking an intellectual and emotional replacement for his own taciturn father, Lincoln turned to the great men of the founding—Washington, Paine, Jefferson—and their great documents—the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution—for knowledge, guidance, inspiration, and purpose. Out of the power vacuum created by their passing, Lincoln emerged from among his peers as the true inheritor of the Founders' mantle, bringing their

Oct 23, 2014
Four Blondes by Bushnell, Candace.

Four Blondes

In her first book since the cultural phenomenon Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell triumphantly returned with the national best-seller Four Blondes, which The New York Times says "chronicles the glittering lives of semicelebrities, social aspirants, and moneyed folk ... (with) withering precision." Now her collection of novellas is available in paperback -- just in time to pack in your handbag for that summer weekend getaway to the Hamptons or that romantic rendezvous on Martha's Vineyard. Four

Oct 18, 2014
Freckle Juice by Blume, Judy.

Freckle Juice

Nicky has freckles—they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Sitting behind him in class, Andrew once counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty. One day after school, Andrew works up enough courage to ask Nicky where he got his freckles. When know-it-all Sharon overhears, she offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe—if he pays. Andrew is desperate and feels it's worth it.

Oct 24, 2014
Genealogy Online, Tenth Edition by Crowe, Elizabeth.

Genealogy Online, Tenth Edition

-- Conduct effective genealogical research using the expert techniques and innovative tools in this fully updated, bestselling resource. -- You'll find out how to begin your search, locate specific types of genealogical information on the Web, and efficiently use a wide variety of online tools. Proven methods for recording, organizing, analyzing, and sharing data are provided. Maximize the state-of-the-art genealogy resources available online and connect to researchers worldwide with help from

Oct 23, 2014
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Weatherford, Jack.

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader whose conquests joined backward Europe with the flourishing cultures of Asia to trigger a global awakening, an unprecedented explosion of technologies, trade, and ideas. In -- Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World From the Hardcover edi

Oct 18, 2014
Get Wise Make Great Decisions Every Day by Merritt, Bob.

Get Wise Make Great Decisions Every Day

We make dozens of decisions, big and small every day--some without much thought at all. But with many decisions, there's a certain amount of danger. One wrong decision can destroy a career or a marriage. A string of wrong decisions can derail a life. So how do we know if our decisions are wise ones? Pastor Bob Merritt has found that the best way to get it right is to cultivate godly wisdom. In Get Wise, he takes God's best wisdom as found in the book of Proverbs and applies it to the top decisi

Oct 23, 2014