Big Pet Day

Big Pet Day book description: Today is Pet Day in Lily’s class. All the kids bring in their pets – hermit crabs, parrots, mice, puppies, ferrets and ducks – but Lily brings her dragon. Class smarty-pants Courtney says to Lily that dragons are only in fairy tales so how could she have a dragon? However, when all the… Read More »

The Hummingbird Bakery Life is Sweet

The Hummingbird Bakery Life is Sweet book description: The brilliant new book from Britain’s favourite bakery – packed with recipes for extra-special treats and surprises. Delving into the wonderful world of American home-baking, this is a brilliant new collection of recipes from the Hummingbird Bakery. It includes everything from classics you know and love, Buttermilk Pancakes, Shaker Lemon… Read More »

The Son (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

The Son (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) book description: Sonny Lofthus has been in prison for almost half his life: serving time for crimes he didn’t commit. In exchange, he gets an uninterrupted supply of heroin—and a stream of fellow prisoners seeking out his Buddha-like absolution. Years earlier Sonny’s father, a corrupt cop, took his own life rather than face… Read More »

One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories book description: B.J. Novak’s One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes—only to discover how claiming the winnings… Read More »

Mean Streak

Mean Streak book Description: Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of… Read More »

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists book description: In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked… Read More »

Killing Jesus

Killing Jesus book description: Millions of readers have thrilled by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard’s Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history. Now the anchor of The O’Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus… Read More »