Miracle Country

Miracle CountryKendra Atleework grew up in Swall Meadows, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where annual rainfall averages five inches and in drought years measures closer to zero Kendra s family raised their children to thrive in this harsh landscape, forever at the mercy of wildfires, blizzard


Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

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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


Migrations

MigrationsMigrations is a novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world s last birds and her own final chance for redemption n nFranny Stone has always been a wanderer By following the ocean s tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life.


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


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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The Bear

The BearFrom National Book Award in Fiction finalist Andrew Krivak comes a gorgeous fable of Earth s last two human inhabitants and a girl s journey home n nIn an Eden like future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain They own a few remnants of civilization some boo


A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

A Grown-Up Guide to DinosaursListening Length 2 hours and 42 minutes n nMost children go through a dinosaur phase Learning all the tongue twisting names, picking favorites based on ferocity, armor, or sheer size For many kids this love of terrible lizards fizzles out at some point between starting and leaving primary school.


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


Miss Benson's Beetle

Miss Benson's BeetleMargery Benson s life ended the day her father walked out of his study and never came back Forty years later, abandoning a dull job, she advertises for an assistant The successful candidate is to accompany Margery on an expedition to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or m


Unsheltered

UnshelteredThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to exp


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