Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
Irena's Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto
From the bestselling author of The Widow Cliquot (2008) comes the true story of Irena Sendler--known as “the female Oskar Schindler”—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children in Nazi-occupied Poland from deportation and death during World War II. As a young social worker in 1942, she was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist. As she began to understand the fate that awaited Jewish families who were unable to leave, she went from door to door asking them to trust her with their babies and young children. She then smuggled them in coffins and in toolboxes, under overcoats, or through the city's sewers to safe houses and orphanages where their identities were changed until the war was finally over.
Letters from Paris
After surviving the accident that took her mother's life, Claire Broussard worked hard to escape her Louisiana hometown by moving to Chicago. When she returns home to care for her ailing grandmother, Claire unearths a beautiful sculpture that her great-grandfather sent home from Paris after World War II. At her grandmother's urging, Claire travels to Paris to track down the atelier where the sculpture was created. It is there, in the City of Light, that Claire begins to discover secrets--and a new love--of her own. A captivating tale from the author of The Paris Key (2015).
It's 1944 when twin sisters Pearl and Stasha arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. As part of the experimental population of twins known as Mengele's Zoo, the girls experience privileges and horrors unknown to others. That winter, at a concert orchestrated by Mengele, Pearl disappears. Stasha grieves for her twin, but clings to the possibility that Pearl remains alive. When the camp is liberated, Stasha and her companion Feliks--a boy bent on vengeance for his own lost twin--begin their search for Pearl. A haunting debut.
Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness
Published in time for the 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, bestselling author Craig Nelson offers a minute-by-minute account told from both the American and Japanese perspectives. Nelson and his research team spent five years sifting through archives and interviews, and readers’ eyes will be glued to the pages as he describes the “date that will live in infamy.” Fans of the Gordon W. Prange’s classic At Dawn We Slept (1981) “will not regret this new contribution to the literature.” (Kirkus Reviews)
The Perfect Girl
Zoe Maisey is a 17-year-old musical prodigy with a genius IQ. Three years ago, she was involved in a tragic incident in Devon that left three classmates dead. She served her time, and now her mother, Maria, is resolved to keep that devastating fact tucked far away from their new beginning in Bristol, hiding the past even from her new husband. Tonight Zoe is giving a recital that Maria has been planning for months. It needs to be the performance of her life. But instead, by the end of the evening, Maria is dead. A gripping thriller from the author of What She Knew (2016).
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