Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads SingFor years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl But Kya is not what they say Sensitive and intelligent, she has


The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a Differencen The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cli


The Salt Path

The Salt PathJust days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon


Lanny

LannyThere s a village sixty miles outside London It s no different from many other villages in England one pub, one church, red brick cottages, council cottages and a few bigger houses dotted about Voices rise up, as they might do anywhere, speaking of loving and needing and working and dying and wal


The River

The RiverThe story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence n nWynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier th


Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Brief Answers to the Big QuestionsStephen Hawking was recognized as one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty one He is known for both his breakthroughs in theoretical physics as well as his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, and was beloved for



The Botanist's Daughter

The Botanist's DaughterDiscovery Desire Deception A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by than a century, in a race to discover a life saving flower n nIn Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father s quest for a rare, miraculous plant She faces a peri


A Children's Bible

A Children's BiblePulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet s sublime new novel her first since the National Book Award long listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion n nContemptuous of their parents, who pass their



Wishtree

WishtreeTrees can t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories n nRed is an oak tree who is many rings old Red is the neighborhood wishtree people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red s branches Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red s ho


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyThis thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that we ve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world n nWhen the technologies we use every day collapse our exp


Leaving Blythe River

Leaving Blythe Rivern New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde returns with an unforgettable story of courage nSeventeen year old Ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but he s barely speaking to