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Iron Flame (The Empyrean Book 2)

Iron Flame

 Violet Sorrengail, a weak-willed dragon rider, faces an impossible training at Basgiath War College. The new vice commandant aims to teach her powerlessness unless she betrays her lover. Despite her frail body, Violet has wits and a will of iron. However, her determination to survive isn’t enough as she knows the secret hidden for centuries at Basgiath War College.


Fourth Wing (The Empyrean, 1)

Fourth Wing

Violet Sorrengail, a young woman, is sent to join the elite dragon riders at a war college in Navarre. As she grows smaller and brittle, she faces danger from dragons who don’t bond with humans. The war outside the college grows deadly, and Violet suspects the leadership is hiding a secret. The only way out is to graduate or die, and everyone at Basgiath War College has an agenda.


House of Flame and Shadow(Crescent City3)

House of Flame and Shadow

Bryce Quinlan, stranded in a strange new world, seeks to return to her loved ones in Midgard. Hunt Athalar, trapped in the Asteri’s dungeons, is desperate to help her, but his hands are tied. The sequel to the #1 bestsellers House of Earth and Blood and House of Sky and Breath, follows Bryce and Hunt’s world as it faces collapse, with their future at stake.


The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

The Untethered Soul- The Journey Beyond Yourself

The Untethered Soul is a New York Times bestseller that explores inner peace and serenity. Author Michael A. Singer explains how meditation and mindfulness can help individuals develop consciousness, allowing them to dwell in the present moment and let go of painful thoughts. The book, co-published with the Institute of Noetic Sciences, helps readers uncover their inner energy source and habits, allowing them to live in the freedom of their innermost being.


The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, 20th Anniversary Edition

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a best-selling team leadership handbook by Patrick Lencioni, which follows Kathryn Petersen, CEO of DecisionTech, as she faces a leadership crisis. The book reveals the five behavioral tendencies that cause even the best teams to struggle and offers a powerful model and step-by-step guide for overcoming these dysfunctions. The book has been engaging audiences for twenty years and is now celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new foreword by the author.


A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, 1) 

A Court of Thorns and Roses

Bryce Quinlan, stranded in a strange new world, seeks to return to her loved ones in Midgard. Hunt Athalar, trapped in the Asteri’s dungeons, is desperate to help her, but his hands are tied. The sequel to the #1 bestsellers House of Earth and Blood and House of Sky and Breath, follows Bryce and Hunt’s world as it faces collapse, with their future at stake.


First Lie Wins: Reese’s Book Club Pick (A Novel) 

First Lie Wins: A Novel

Evie Porter, a Southern girl with a perfect boyfriend and a fancy group of friends, is given a name and location by her mysterious boss, Mr. Smith. She learns about the town and its people, and the mark is Ryan Sumner. Evie must stay ahead of her past while ensuring a future in the town, as her real identity has walked right into the town. The stakes are high, but Evie enjoys a challenge.


Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits is a bestseller by James Clear, a leading expert on habit formation. It provides practical strategies for forming good habits, breaking bad ones, and mastering tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. Clear explains that the problem with habit change is not the individual but the system. He draws on biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. The book features …

The 48 Laws of Power 

The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power is a multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller by Robert Greene and Joost Elffers, which distills three thousand years of power history into 48 essential laws. Drawing from philosophies like Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz, the book emphasizes total domination. It is ideal for conquest, self-defense, or understanding game rules, offering amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive guidance.


Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity 

Outlive- The Science and Art of Longevity

Dr. Peter Attia’s book Outlive offers a personalized, proactive approach to extending lifespan and improving physical, cognitive, and emotional health. The book focuses on the importance of understanding long-term health rather than just prescribing treatments. It explains why cholesterol tests don’t accurately predict heart attack risk, that certain liver conditions may be precursors to chronic diseases, and that exercise is the most effective pro-longevity “drug.” Attia emphasizes the importance …

My Name Is Barbra

My Name Is Barbra

Barbra Streisand’s memoir, My Name Is Barbra, is a fascinating look into her life and career, detailing her early struggles as an actress, her career in music, her role in Yentl, her direction of The Prince of Tides, her friendships with celebrities like Marlon Brando and Madeleine Albright, her political advocacy, and her marriage to James Brolin. With a rich and frank account of her life and career, this engrossing memoir is sure to be a hit with her millions of fans.


Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Elon Musk, a rule-breaking innovator, was influenced by his father’s emotional trauma and a high tolerance for risk. His father’s influence shaped his personality, leading to a high tolerance for drama and a sense of mission. In 2022, Musk expressed a desire to shift his mindset from crisis mode to focusing on Twitter, which he secretly bought up. Isaacson, a biographer, shadowed Musk for two years, interviewing him, his family, friends, and adversaries. The revealing inside story explores whether the demons that drive Musk also drive innovation and progress.

The best-Selling books of the year so far

Hello Beautiful (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel 

Hello Beautiful novel

Hello Beautiful is a powerful family story by the author of Dear Edward. It explores the question of whether love can make a broken person whole. The story follows William Waters, who meets Julia Padavano, a spirited and ambitious woman from a tragic upbringing. The sisters, Sylvie, Cecelia, and Emeline, form a bond that leads to a tragic family rift. The book is a homage to Louisa May Alcott’s classic, Little Women, and explores the power of love to bring people together.

Weyward: A Novel

Weyward- A Novel

Weyward is a captivating novel by Emilia Hart, featuring three extraordinary women over five centuries. Kate flees London for a ramshackle Weyward Cottage, inherited from her great-aunt, but suspects a secret hidden in the cottage’s bones. Altha, a witch, faces trial for murder, and Violet, trapped in her family’s crumbling estate, longs for her brother’s education and her mother’s rumored madness. Weyward is an astonishing debut and an enthralling novel of female resilience.

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny …

The Wager- A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

The story begins with thirty emaciated men, barely alive, who survived His Majesty’s Ship the Wager, a British vessel that had left England in 1740 during an imperial war with Spain. After being marooned for months and facing starvation, they built a flimsy craft and sailed for over a hundred days, traversing nearly 3,000 miles of storm-wracked seas. However, six months later, another decrepit craft landed in Chile, containing only three castaways. The crew had fallen into anarchy, with warring factions fighting for dominion over the …

The Covenant of Water (Oprah’s Book Club)

The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club)

The Covenant of Water is a novel by Abraham Verghese, a New York Times-bestselling author of Cutting for Stone. Set in Kerala, the novel follows three generations of a family who suffer from a mysterious affliction of drowning in every generation. The story follows a twelve-year-old girl, Big Ammachi, who witnesses unimaginable changes in her life, filled with joy, triumph, hardship, and loss. The novel is a hymn to progress in medicine and human understanding, and a testament to the difficulties faced by past generations for the sake of those alive today.

Happy Place

Happy Place

Emily Henry’s novel follows Harriet and Wyn, a couple who broke up five months ago and are now sharing a bedroom at a Maine cottage they’ve been using as their annual getaway. The cottage is for sale, and they must pretend to be together for the last week. Harriet acts as a driven resident, never starting a fight, and Wyn is a laid-back charmer, avoiding revealing their love for each other. The novel explores the challenges of faking love for one week in front of friends.

Yellowface: A Novel 

In Yellowface, R.F. Kuang’s novel explores the complexities of identity, racism, and cultural appropriation in the context of Juniper Song, a best-selling author. After witnessing Athena Liu’s death, June steals her experimental novel about Chinese laborers during World War I. As evidence threatens to undermine her success, June must protect her secret and uncover the truth about her identity. The novel is a chilling exploration of diversity, racism, and the alienation of social media, making it a timely and eminently readable read.

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women: A Novel

Lady Tan's Circle of Women- A Novel

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women is a historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th-century China. Born into an elite family, Tan Yunxian is raised by her grandparents, who teach her the Four Examinations of Chinese medicine. Together, they learn about women’s illnesses, including childbearing, and form a strong friendship. However, when Yunxian is sent into an arranged marriage, her mother-in-law forbids her from seeing Meiling and helping the women in the household. The novel explores how Yunxian broke free from these traditions and led a life of importance, with many of her remedies still used five centuries later.

Small Mercies: A Detective Mystery

Small Mercies- A Detective Mystery

In 1974, Mary Pat Fennessy, a resident of the Irish American housing projects of “Southie,” is trying to stay ahead of bill collectors. Her teenage daughter Jules is missing, and a young Black man is found dead. Mary Pat, driven by a desperate search for her daughter, uncovers a dark secret that affects the Irish mob chieftain, Marty Butler. Small Mercies is a thriller, brutal depiction of criminality and power, and a mesmerizing and wrenching portrayal of American racism.

Hang the Moon: A Novel

Hang the Moon- A Novel

Sallie Kincaid, the daughter of the charismatic Duke Kincaid, is a young woman in prohibition-era Virginia. Born into a life of comfort and privilege, she learns little about her mother’s death and is cast out when she tries to teach Eddie to be more like his father. Nine years later, she returns to reclaim her place in the family, confronting secrets and scandals, navigating factions, and eventually becoming a bold bootlegger. The novel is praised for its thrilling plot and captivating characters.

Romantic Comedy: A Novel

Romantic Comedy- A Novel

Curtis Sittenfeld’s book, The Night Owls, follows Sally Milz, a sketch writer for a late-night live comedy show, as she navigates the complexities of love and societal norms. Sally’s friend Danny Horst, who is dating Annabel, joins the group of average-looking men who have romantically involved women. Sally’s friend Noah Brewster, a pop music sensation, also joins the show. The book explores the neurosis-inducing and heart-fluttering wonder of love while dissecting the social rituals of romance and gender relations in the modern age.

All the Sinners Bleed: A Novel

All the Sinners Bleed- A Novel

All the Sinners Bleed is a novel by S. A. Cosby, a bestselling author of crime fiction. It follows Titus Crown, the first Black sheriff in Charon County, Virginia, who uncovers a serial killer hiding in the town. The novel explores the town’s history, connections to a local church, and the tension between faith and violence. Cosby’s powerful and unforgettable story is praised as one of the most muscular voices in American crime fiction.

Age of Vice: A Novel 

Age of Vice- A Novel

Age of Vice is a crime thriller and family saga set in contemporary India, focusing on the Wadia family’s seductive wealth, corruption, and bloodthirsty violence. The story follows three intertwined lives: Ajay, Sunny, and Neda, who become dangerously intertwined in the shadow of lavish estates, extravagant parties, and predatory business deals. The novel explores themes of loss, pleasure, greed, yearning, violence, and revenge, transporting readers from the dusty villages of Uttar Pradesh to the urban energy of New Delhi.

Best-Selling children's books

1-3 years old

Peekaboo Rex! (Boynton on Board)

Peekaboo Rex! (Boynton on Board)

Sandra Boynton’s board book features a T. rex and a tiny dinosaur friend playing peekaboo and hiding in a hidden game. The story is perfect for toddlers and fans of games.

Welcome to the World

Welcome to the World

Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury’s picture book, a relatable celebration of babies’ first experiences, offers a warm welcome to new and expectant parents, showcasing the outdoors and family.

I Need a Hug

I Need a Hug

I Need a Hug is a humorous picture book by Aaron Blabey, featuring a porcupine who seeks a cuddle from a snake. The story explores friendship, learning not to judge a book by its cover, and is perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day requiring a hug.

“Slowly, Slowly, Slowly,” Said the Sloth

Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, Said the Sloth

The sloth, hanging upside-down from a tree, observes the other animals in the tropical rain forest. They question his slow pace and quietness, but eventually, the sloth explains his slowness. This original picture book showcases Eric Carle’s colorful collage art and encourages slowing down and enjoying life.

Bee: A Peek-Through Picture Book

Bee- A Peek-Through Picture Book

Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book is a lively book featuring a bee buzzing inside a flower. The book explores the importance of bees in the environment, including pollinating flowers and buzzing about meadows. The book features peekaboo holes, revealing new flowers and plants, and a look inside a beehive.

Honey… Honey… Lion! A Story from Africa

Honey... Honey... Lion! A Story from Africa (Rise and Shine)

Jan Brett’s latest animal adventure takes place in the African plains, where the honeyguide bird and the African honey badger have been partners for years. However, Badger keeps all the honey for himself, leading Honeyguide on a chase. A menagerie of exotic animals passes the news, and Badger faces a lift-the-flap page, teaching him a lesson.

3-5 years old

The Fantastic Bureau of Imagination

The Fantastic Bureau of Imagination

Brad Montague’s book offers a behind-the-scenes look at the FBI’s creative agency, where special figment agent Sparky delivers mail to the appropriate departments. However, the Cave of Untold Stories overflows, threatening the bureau’s stability. Sparky must recruit more agents to share their ideas, and readers are encouraged to join the effort.

Mary Can!

Mary Can!

Mary J. Blige’s debut children’s book, Mary Can!, tells the story of a confident and ambitious girl who refuses to let negativity hold her back. The story teaches that dreams can be achieved by believing in oneself, and is a powerful motivating tale for young readers. The book, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats Award-winning Ashleigh Corrin, is perfect for go-getters.

We Don’t Lose Our Class Goldfish: A Penelope Rex Book

We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish- A Penelope Rex Book

Penelope Rex, a fear of the class goldfish Walter, embarks on a weekend of adventures to find him. Despite her initial anxiety, she discovers that Walter is more than just a chomping jaw. The companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling book, We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, is available.

Big (Caldecott Medal Winner & Coretta Scott King Honor Title)

Big (Caldecott Medal Winner & Coretta Scott King Honor Title)

Vashti Harrison’s award-winning picture book, a Caldecott Medal winner, Coretta Scott King Award Honor book, National Book Award finalist, and New York Times bestseller, shares lessons about fitting in, standing out, and joyful acceptance. It explores the power of words to heal and stand out.

Weather Together (Not Quite Narwhal and Friends)

Weather Together (Not Quite Narwhal and Friends)

Nimbus learns to weather her cloudy moods and accepts help from her best friend, Kelp. They enjoy their sunny days, but Nimbus can’t stay sunny all the time. When her cloud turns into a storm, she realizes that understanding her cloud could make it less scary, and that friends like Kelp can share the weather together.

How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Be Kind?

How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Be Kind

The How Do Dinosaurs…? series by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague teaches children about kindness and empathy. The books, which have over 24 million copies in print, combine hilarious situations and sing-song rhymes to teach children life lessons. The series helps children become confident readers and teaches them little life lessons, with the names of each dinosaur hidden on each page.

5-8 years old

InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T. 

InvestiGators- Agents of S.U.I.T.

InvestiGators fans can enjoy the first volume of AGENTS OF S.U.I.T., featuring Mango and Brash’s sewer-sleuthing super-agents. Cilantro the Chameleon, assigned a vague field assignment, uncovers a worker’s rights revolt, alien invasion conspiracy, and a haunting at an abandoned S.U.I.T. field outpost.

Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dog Man- Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea- A Graphic Novel (Dog Man 11)- From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dog Man: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea is a new graphic novel in the #1 worldwide bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, featuring the beloved canine superhero. The story explores new villains, friendship, and doing good, with themes of friendship and doing good. The series also includes the Cat Kid Comic Club series and Captain Underpants, with a new comic and coloring book.

CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora

CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora

CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora is a collection of visual magic and storytelling that reimagines beloved childhood fairy tales and folktales to encourage creativity, imagination, and self-esteem. The book features classics like The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, Red Riding Hood, and The Poisoned Apple, as well as new favorites like Anansi and the Three Trials.

Woo Hoo! You’re Doing Great! 

Woo Hoo! You're Doing Great!

Sandra Boynton’s New York Times bestseller features a heartfelt rhyming book for all ages, reminding us that trying our best is a reason to celebrate. The book is perfect for cheering on kids and adults through life’s milestones, such as learning to skate, baking a cake, or starting a new hobby.

National Monuments of the USA (National Parks of the USA, 4)

National Monuments of the USA (National Parks of the USA, 4)

This nonfiction book, “National Parks of the USA,” explores America’s iconic and majestic National Monuments, including the Statue of Liberty, Aniakchak volcano caldera, John Day Fossil Beds, and Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument. The book features maps, facts, and illustrations about the history, architecture, flora, and fauna of these sites.

Lewis Hamilton (Little People, BIG DREAMS) 

Lewis Hamilton (Little People, BIG DREAMS, 97)

The Little People, BIG DREAMS series, a bestselling biography series for kids, explores the lives of outstanding people, including Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. The series features a biography of Lewis, who began his life with a dream, and has achieved incredible success in various fields. The book features stylish illustrations, historical photos, and a detailed profile of Lewis’s life.

8-12 years old

The Eyes and the Impossible: (Newbery Medal Winner)

The Eyes and the Impossible: (Newbery Medal Winner)

The Eyes & the Impossible is an enthralling middle-grade novel by Dave Eggers, told from the perspective of a free dog named Johannes. Johannes lives in an urban park, where he works as the Eyes, observing the balance between humans and animals. However, changes occur, including the arrival of Trouble Travelers, a mysterious building, and goats. The novel explores friendship, beauty, liberation, and running fast, making it a captivating read for all ages.

The One and Only Ruby

The One and Only Ruby

The One and Only Ruby is a middle-grade novel by Katherine Applegate, featuring the beloved baby elephant from the Newbery Medal-winning modern classic The One and Only Ivan and its sequel, The One and Only Bob. The story follows Ruby’s life in Africa, where she reunites with her caretaker and shares memories with Ivan and Bob. The novel is perfect for tween readers in grades 5-8, and is available for independent reading, homeschooling, and classroom sharing.

City of the Dead (4) (City Spies)

City of the Dead (4) (City Spies)

In the fourth installment of James Ponti’s Spy School series, a group of spies, led by Codename Kathmandu, embark on a complex mission to decipher a series of cyberattacks in London. The team must navigate a new layer of mystery, involving higher levels of British Intelligence and more players, to uncover the true identity of the attackers and change the City Spies’ mission.

The Book That No One Wanted to Read

The Book That No One Wanted to Read

Richard Ayoade’s book, narrated by a book, is a quirky and genre-busting story about a book that nobody wants to read until it meets a curious reader. The book, with a boring cover and dry pages, tells a story of courage and the importance of telling one’s own stories. The story is witty, smart, and genre-busting, attracting readers of all ages with its myriad bookish references and laughs.

From the World of Percy Jackson: The Sun and the Star (Nico Di Angelo Adventures)

From the World of Percy Jackson: The Sun and the Star (Nico Di Angelo Adventures)

Nico di Angelo and Will Solace, demigods from Hades, must rescue an old friend from Tartarus’ terrors. Despite facing challenges like premature deaths, outings, and losing Jason, Will Solace brings hope and helps Nico overcome a reformed Titan voice.

Skandar and the Phantom Rider (2)

Skandar and the Phantom Rider (2)

Skandar Smith, a unicorn rider, faces a new threat as immortal wild unicorns are killed and elemental destruction threatens the Island. Skandar’s sister, Kenna, longs to join him, and he must find the key to stop the Island’s destruction before it’s too late.

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