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A stranger at Green Knowe by Boston, L. M. (Lucy Maria), 1892-1990.

A stranger at Green Knowe

L. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. In this volume, a strange friendship develops between a young Chinese refugee who is spending the summer at Green Knowe and a gorilla who has escaped from the London Zoo.

Sep 26, 2014
A study in scarlet and, the adventure of the speckled band by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

A study in scarlet and, the adventure of the speckled band

In the first of all the Sherlock Holmes stories, Dr. John Watson, discharged from military service after suffering severe wounds, is at a loose end until a chance encounter leads him to take rooms with a remarkable young man. The arrogant, irascible Sherlock Holmes is a master chemist, a talented musician, and an expert on all aspects of crime. And when Watson is drawn into the investigation of a bizarre murder in which Holmes is involved, he is unaware that it is the beginning of the most famou

Sep 26, 2014
A study in scarlet by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

A study in scarlet

Two American travelers have been killed-one with poison, the other with a knife through the heart-and the only clues at the scene are a woman's wedding ring and the German word for "vengeance" written in blood. The military surgeon Dr. John Watson is brought in to investigate, along with his clever, arrogant new roommate, Sherlock Holmes. Thus begins one of the most famous crime-solving partnerships of all time in this debut of one of literature's most remarkable detectives. Doyle borrowed his m

Sep 26, 2014
A study in scarlet by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

A study in scarlet

A Study in Scarlet was the very first Sherlock Holmes novel. Here, in the most remarkably precise manner, Doyle produced two of the most well-known characters in English fiction. Their individual traits and their relationships, their ambitions and foibles are introduced against the backdrop of an exciting story of revenge and persistance, which starts in Victorian England but moves to the American West, and the environment of the early Mormon communities. It is a full novel, and is here read, un

Sep 26, 2014
A study in scarlet by Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

A study in scarlet

Convalescing in London after a disastrous experience of war in Afghanistan, Dr. John Watson finds himself sharing rooms with his enigmatic new acquaintance Sherlock Holmes. But their quiet bachelor life at 221B Baker Street is soon interrupted by the grisly discovery of a dead man in a grimy "ill-omened" house in southeast London, his face contorted by an expression of horror and hatred such as Watson has never seen before. On the wall, the word rache-German for "revenge"-is written in blood, ye

Sep 26, 2014
A summer life by Soto, Gary.

A summer life

Gary Soto writes that when he was five "what I knew best was at ground level." In this lively collection of short essays, Soto takes his listener to a ground-level perspective, recreating in vivid detail the sights, sounds, smells, and textures he knew growing up in his Fresno, California, neighborhood. The "things" of his boyhood tie it all together: his Buddha "splotched with gold," the taps of his shoes, and the "engines of sparks that lived beneath my soles," his worn tennies smelling of "su

Sep 26, 2014
A summer smile by Johansen, Iris.

A summer smile

He appeared in her life with the unexpected force of a desert sandstorm, sweeping her from terrifying danger in to the sweet haven of his arms. Daniel Seifert was a fierce man, used to taking whatever he wanted, but Zilah, the spirited woman he'd risked his life to rescue, filled him instead with a passion to protect. Yet when they hid from their pursuers in the shelter of a narrow cave, their closeness ignited an overwhelming need, an intimate sharing that melded terror and desire. Once Daniel

Sep 26, 2014
A swiftly tilting planet by L'Engle, Madeleine.

A swiftly tilting planet

The youngest of the Murry children must travel through time and space in a battle against an evil dictator who would destroy the entire universe.

Sep 25, 2014
A swiftly tilting planet by L'Engle, Madeleine.

A swiftly tilting planet

Book Description: In this companion to the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and A Wind in the Door, fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg-grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything"--goes with him in sp

Sep 25, 2014
A swiftly tilting planet by L'Engle, Madeleine.

A swiftly tilting planet

Book Description: In this companion to the Newbery Award winner A Wrinkle in Time and A Wind in the Door, fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg-grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything"--goes with him in sp

Sep 25, 2014
A system for managing work related stress by Davidson, Jeffrey P.

A system for managing work related stress

While the challenges and level of stress you face at work may be mounting, a variety of techniques at your disposal can help diminish the effects of stress.||In this session, mega-author and professional speaker Jeff Davidson discusses thirty-six techniques, including twelve physical, twelve mental, and twelve mental and physical, to help diminish any feelings of stress you might be experiencing during the work day. Some techniques can be applied right on the spot, some are best done before work

Sep 26, 2014
A table for three by Reese, Lainey.

A table for three

Riley Ramirez knew that moving to New York would change her life. She just didn't expect it to start on her very first night in town. Her attraction to nightclub owner Kincade Marshall is instant, mind-blowing-and mutual. When she finds he is a Dom who requires her complete surrender, even when it comes to submitting to his best friend, Trevor Wellington, she finds herself willing and eager to embrace the sexual adventure. From their earliest days, Cade and Trevor have shared everything, includi

Sep 26, 2014
A taint in the blood by Stirling, S. M.

A taint in the blood

Long ago, homo nocturnus ruled the Earth, able to manipulate the forces of nature at their most basic level. Before the dawn of recorded history they were overthrown, leaving behind them only legends-our legends of shapeshifters and blood-drinkers, of cruel gods and evil magicians, of ogres and goblins, succubi and incubi. But a strain of their blood lives on in humanity, the genes themselves bending the forces of probability to reunite. Secret clans used their half-understood abilities to hide

Sep 26, 2014
A tale for the time being by Ozeki, Ruth L.

A tale for the time being

A brilliant, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki "A?time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao plans to document the life of her great-grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace-an

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of Charles Dickens by Jones, Janet Dulin.

A tale of Charles Dickens

An exhilarating epic by the award-winning Antaeus Theatre Company with 16 actors portraying more than 130 characters. London in the 1830's - the most colorful and chaotic city in the world - and young journalist Charles Dickens is uncovering a dark conspiracy of arson and murder. A fanciful look at the man before he became the iconic author we know today. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring John Apicella, Anne Gee Byrd, Jane Carr, Josh Clark, Angela Goethals, Bruce Green, Jeani

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of two cities by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

A tale of two cities

Dr. Manette emerges from eighteen years of unjust imprisonment in the Bastille and reunites with his daughter Lucie. By an ironic twist of fate, Lucie's marriage draws the family into a terrifying web of circumstance where the only solution involves death by the guillotine.

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of two cities by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

A tale of two cities

This novel provides a highly charged examination of human suffering and human sacrifice, private experience and public history, during the French Revolution.A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Doctor Manette was wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for eighteen years without trial by the aristocratic authorities. Finally released, he is

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of two cities by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

A tale of two cities

Dr. Manette emerges from eighteen years of unjust imprisonment in the Bastille and reunites with his daughter Lucie. By an ironic twist of fate, Lucie's marriage draws the family into a terrifying web of circumstance where the only solution involves death by the guillotine.

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of two cities by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

A tale of two cities

Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities is a sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris with a complex plot portraying the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."-opening line of A Tale of Two Cities It was the time of the French Revolution, a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between t

Sep 26, 2014
A tale of two lovers by Rodale, Maya, author.

A tale of two lovers

Enemies Lady Julianna and Lord Simon must enter into a marriage to preserve their reputations. With their rivals' intent on revealing the charade, Lady Julianna and Lord Simon inevitably surrender to temptation. It may just be a love match after all.

Sep 26, 2014