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Ghettoside A True Story of Murder in America by Leovy, Jill.

Ghettoside A True Story of Murder in America

--   On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man is shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of the thousands of black Americans murdered that year. His assailant runs down the street, jumps into an SUV, and vanishes, hoping to join the scores of killers in American cities who are never arrested for their crimes.   But as soon as the case is assigned to Detective John Skaggs, the odds shift.   Here is the kaleidoscopic story of the quintessential, but most

Feb 26, 2015
Ghost Boy The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body by Pistorius, Martin.

Ghost Boy The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body

-- is the heart-wrenching story of one boy's return to life through the power of love and faith. In these pages, readers see a parent's resilience, the consequences of misdiagnosis, abuse at the hands of cruel caretakers, and the unthinkable duration of Martin's mental alertness betrayed by his lifeless body.We also see a life reclaimed—a business created, a new love kindled—all from a wheelchair. Martin's emergence from his own darkness invites us to celebrate our own lives and fight for a bett

Feb 26, 2015
Girl in a Band A Memoir by Gordon, Kim.

Girl in a Band A Memoir

For many, Kim Gordon, vocalist, bassist and founding member of Sonic Youth, has always been the epitome of cool. Sonic Youth is one of the most influential and successful bands to emerge from the post-punk New York scene, and their legacy continues to loom large over the landscape of indie rock and American pop culture. Almost as celebrated as the band's defiantly dissonant sound was the marriage between Gordon and her husband, fellow Sonic Youth founder and lead guitarist Thurston Moore. So whe

Mar 3, 2015
Half a Man by Morpurgo, Michael.

Half a Man

From a young age, Michael was both fascinated by and afraid of his grandfather. Grandpa's ship was torpedoed during the Second World War, leaving him with terrible burns. Every time he came to stay, Michael was warned by his mother that he must not stare, he must not make too much noise, he must not ask Grandpa any questions about his past. As he grows older, Michael stays with his grandfather during the summer holidays and learns the story behind Grandpa's injuries, finally getting to know the

Mar 3, 2015
How to Catch a Prince by Hauck, Rachel.

How to Catch a Prince

-- Prince Stephen of Brighton is one of the world's most eligible bachelors and a star rugby player, trying to make sense of his life. His days in Afghanistan with the Royal Air Command will mark him forever. And he can't shake their dark shadow.But when his brother, King Nathaniel, confronts him with a document the prince thought long buried and forgotten, Stephen is forced to face the pain of his past andWith a little heavenly help, Prince Stephen and Corina embark on a journey of truth. But w

Feb 27, 2015
Hush hush - a Tess Monaghan novel by Lippman, Laura, 1959- author.

Hush hush - a Tess Monaghan novel

The award-winning New York TimesBaltimore BluesOn a searing August day, Melisandre Harris Dawes committed the unthinkable: she left her two-month-old daughter locked in a car while she sat nearby on the shores of the Patapsco River. Melisandre was found not guilty by reason of criminal insanity, although there was much skepticism about her mental state. Freed, she left the country, her husband, and her two surviving children, determined to start over.But now Melisandre has returned to Baltimore

Mar 3, 2015
I Forgot to Remember A Memoir of Amnesia by Meck, Su; de Vise, Daniel.

I Forgot to Remember A Memoir of Amnesia

The courageous memoir of a woman who was robbed of all her memories by a traumatic brain injury—and her more than twenty-five-year struggle to reclaim her life: "(A tale) of triumph in the search for identity" ( -- O, The Oprah MagazineI Forgot to Remember is the story of a woman determined to live life on her own terms.

Feb 26, 2015
I Survived #11- I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Tarshis, Lauren.

I Survived #11- I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871! --

Mar 3, 2015
Infandous by K., Arnold, Elana.

Infandous

"Once there was a mermaid who dared to love a wolf. Her love for him was so sudden and so fierce that it tore her tail into legs." Sephora Golding lives in the shadow of her unbelievably beautiful mother. Even though they scrape by in the seedier part of Venice Beach, she's always felt lucky. As a child, she imagined she was a minor but beloved character in her mother's fairy tale. But now, at sixteen, the fairy tale is less Disney and more Grimm. And she wants the story to be her own. T

Mar 3, 2015
Leaving Before the Rains Come by Fuller, Alexandra.

Leaving Before the Rains Come

-- Leaving Before the Rains Come Leaving Before the Rains ComeLeaving Before the Rains Come From the Hardcover edition.

Mar 3, 2015
Listen, Slowly by Lai, Thanhha.

Listen, Slowly

This remarkable novel from Thanhhà L?i, New York Times is an irresistibly charming and emotionally poignant tale about a girl who discovers that home and culture, family and friends, can all mean different things.

Feb 26, 2015
Mark of the Thief by Nielsen, Jennifer A..

Mark of the Thief

Jennifer A. Nielsen, author of the NYT and USA TODAY bestselling Ascendance Trilogy, has woven an electrifying tale of greed and power, magic and destiny, and one boy's courage at the heart of it all. -- Now, with the deadly power of the bulla pulsing through his veins, Nic is determined to become free. But instead, he finds himself at the center of a ruthless conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and spark the Praetor War, a battle to destroy Rome from within. Traitors and spies lurk at every tur

Mar 3, 2015
Mightier than the Sword by Archer, Jeffrey.

Mightier than the Sword

-- Uncle Joe His wife Emma, chairman of Barrington Shipping, is facing the repercussions of the IRA attack on the --

Mar 3, 2015
Monster High- Haunted- The Junior Novel by Finn, Perdita.

Monster High- Haunted- The Junior Novel

Welcome to Monster High where the children of the world's most famous monsters brave the horrors of high school! Join Spectra Vondergeist, Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura and all their new spooky ghoulfriends on a haunting new adventure! The next book in a series of junior novels from the freaky-fabulous world of Monster High! Includes an eight-page photo insert!

Feb 26, 2015
Motive An Alex Delaware Novel by Kellerman, Jonathan.

Motive An Alex Delaware Novel

-- Praise for Jonathan Kellerman -- —Los Angeles Times   "A master of the psychological thriller."—People   "The combination of Alex Delaware (and) Detective Milo Sturgis . . . makes for the most original whodunit duo since Watson and Holmes."—Forbes From the Hardcover edition.

Feb 26, 2015
My Weirdest School #1- Mr. Cooper Is Super! by Gutman, Dan.

My Weirdest School #1- Mr. Cooper Is Super!

With more than 8 million books sold, My Weird School really gets kids reading!In this first book in the hilarious new My Weirdest School series, part of the internationally bestselling My Weird School series, A.J.'s third-grade teacher, Mr. Granite, is retiring after a million hundred years. It turns out the new teacher, Mr. Cooper, is even weirder than Mr. Granite! One day he's Rat Man and he teaches about rodents. The next day he's Lava Man and he teaches about volcanoes. But what happens when

Mar 3, 2015
Nat Turner by Baker, Kyle.

Nat Turner

In graphic novel format, depicts the life and times of the self-educated African American preacher who led a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831, believing that God wanted him to free the slaves.

Mar 1, 2015
Obsession in Death by Robb, J. D..

Obsession in Death

-- New York Times  Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She—and her billionaire husband—are getting accustomed to being objects of attention, of gossip, of speculation.   But now Eve has become the object of one person's obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her—again and again…   With a murderer reading meani

Feb 26, 2015
One Wish by Carr, Robyn.

One Wish

www.robyncarr.com#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr delivers another smart, funny, emotional novel about the complexities of life in the small Oregon town of Thunder Point

Mar 3, 2015
Paper Things by Jacobson, Jennifer Richard.

Paper Things

When Ari's mother died four years ago, she had two final wishes: that Ari and her older brother, Gage, would stay together always, and that Ari would go to Carter, the middle school for gifted students. So when nineteen-year-old Gage decides he can no longer live with their bossy guardian, Janna, Ari knows she has to go with him. But it's been two months, and Gage still hasn't found them an apartment. He and Ari have been "couch surfing," staying with Gage's friend in a tiny apartment, crashing

Feb 26, 2015