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Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks

Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks

Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult
Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks eBook Download Adrienne Cahill cares about three things: getting into a great college; becoming a revered journalist like her idol, Sydney Declay; and making her late father proud of her. So when Adrienne is offered the chance to write an article that will get her into her dream school and debunk her foolish stepfather's belief that a legendary family of hermits is living in the Siberian wilderness, there's no question that she's going to fly across the world. But the Russian terrain is even less forgiving than skeptical Adrienne, and when disaster strikes, none of their extensive preparations seem to matter. Now Adrienne's being held captive by the family she was convinced didn't exist, and her best hope for escape is to act like she cares...
How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs

How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs

Fiction, Short Stories
How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs eBook Download From a magnetic new voice, a debut story collection set in Jamaica and America for readers of Zadie Smith, Helen Oyeyemi, and Imbolo Mbue. "There is a way to be cruel that seems Jamaican to me." Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret--Alexia Arthurs navigates these tensions to extraordinary effect in her debut collection about Jamaican immigrants and their families back home. Sweeping from close-knit island communities to the streets of New York City and midwestern university towns, these eleven stories form a portrait of a nation, a people, and a way of life. In "Light Skinned Girls and Kelly Rowlands," an NYU student befriends a fellow Jamaican whose privileged West Coast upbringing has blind...
Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld

Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld

Comics, Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Sequential Art, Young Adult
Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld eBook Download The first volume of an original graphic novel series for young adults, from New York Times--bestselling author Scott Westerfeld Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison's parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn't spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images, but getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death--or worse. When an eccentric collector makes a million-dollar offer, Addison breaks her own
The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips

The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips

Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips eBook Download No one looking at Morgan Kemper would think she had a secret-at least not one that she's deeply ashamed of. To everyone she meets, she comes across as sweet, pretty, and put together. But Morgan knows that looks can be deceiving. For over a year, she's shoplifted countless pieces of clothing and makeup. Each time she tells herself it will be the last, and each time it never is. But when she's caught and sentenced to thirty hours of community service, the image Morgan has carefully constructed starts to crumble. She's determined to complete her punishment without her friends discovering the truth about her sticky fingers, but that's easier said than done...Especially once she meets Eli, the charming, handsome nephew of th...
Heartless by Willow Winters

Heartless by Willow Winters

Contemporary, Dark, Drama
Heartless by Willow Winters eBook Download From USA Today bestselling author W Winters comes an emotionally captivating and thrilling, romantic suspense. At first, his words were harsh and his touch cold. I didn’t want to be in his presence any more than he wanted me there. I knew he was a dangerous man and he could destroy me if only he wanted to. That’s not what he wanted though. It’s not what he needed. It’s not what I desired either. It’s so easy to get lost in the touch of a man who’s powerful and unattainable. A man who wants for nothing … except me. Soft touches and stolen glances made my blood heat and my heart beat in a way I never knew it could. Yes, it’s easy to fall into a haze of lust and desire. But there’s a reason his reputation is one of a heartless
Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

Historical, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley eBook Download Priceless artwork has gone missing from the home of a wealthy baronet, and his wife stands to take the blame. When Kat's employer asks for help in clearing her friend's name, Kat trades her kitchen for the homes of Mayfair's wealthiest families. Soon antiques are disappearing not only from the extravagant households of connoisseurs and collectors, but from the illustrious British Museum. As the thefts increase in frequency, Kat calls upon her friend Daniel McAdam, who has already set himself up in a pawnshop on the Strand as a seedy receiver of stolen goods. When a man is murdered in the shop, Kat must use all of her wits to see that the thieves are caught and justice is done.
Sammy’s Spooktacular Halloween by Mike Petrik

Sammy’s Spooktacular Halloween by Mike Petrik

Childrens, Holiday
Sammy's Spooktacular Halloween by Mike Petrik eBook Download Sammy loves Halloween: the candy, the pumpkins, the scares. So when he gets the chance to be in charge of the family’s next haunted house, he gets right to work—even though it’s only November. Suddenly Sammy’s inventions are scare-ifying his family day and night, even on Christmas and Easter! Sammy knows he’s on his way to making a spooktacular haunted house, but his family isn’t so sure they can take a full year of his tricks…
Built For Her by Alexa Riley

Built For Her by Alexa Riley

Contemporary, Romance
Built For Her by Alexa Riley eBook Download Genevieve has just purchased a beautiful historic home that needs a lot of love. Okay, maybe more than a lot, but she’s determined to make her dreams come true, so she hires a contractor to help her make that a reality. But when Barrett Cooper steps on her property, it’s like Thor himself has fallen out of the sky. How can she possibly think straight while having a heat stroke? Barrett Cooper is focused on his business and nothing else. He loves restoring old homes but doesn’t get the chance to as much as he wants. When he gets a call about a job that piques his interest, he takes one look at the owner and knows this is going to be a hands-on project. Warning: There’s a lot to love about this hulking alpha who knows how to build a hous
A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman

A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman

Mystery
A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman eBook Download From the bestselling father-son team who write "brilliant, page-turning fiction" comes the second installment in crime fiction's most intriguing new series. It's been a busy year for Alameda County Coroner's Deputy Clay Edison. He's solved a decades-old crime and redeemed an innocent man--earning himself a suspension in the process. Things are getting serious with his girlfriend. And his brother's fresh out of prison, bringing with him a great big basket of crazy. Then the call comes in the middle of the night. It's a bad one. A party in West Oakland. An argument with the neighbors. A crowd in the street. Two guns, firing at random, spreading chaos and death. Nobody knows the body count yet. What Clay does know is this: ...
Chariot on the Mountain by Jack Ford

Chariot on the Mountain by Jack Ford

Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction
Chariot on the Mountain by Jack Ford eBook Download "Once old Mastuh be dead, you be workin' in the fields just like the rest of 'em. That day comin' soon."  Two decades before the Civil War, a middle-class farmer named Samuel Maddox lies on his deathbed. Elsewhere in his Virginia home, a young woman named Kitty knows her life is about to change. She is one of the Maddox family's slaves--and Samuel's biological daughter. When Samuel's wife, Mary, inherits her husband's property, she will own Kitty too, along with Kitty's three small children. Already in her fifties and with no children of her own, Mary Maddox has struggled to accept her husband's daughter, a strong-willed, confident, educated woman who works in the house and has been treated more like family than slave. After Sa