Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
Among the Wicked: A Kate Burkholder Novel
Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called upon by the sheriff's department in rural, upstate New York to assist on a developing situation that involves a reclusive Amish settlement and the death of a young girl. The sheriff asks Kate to travel to New York, pose as an Amish woman, and infiltrate the community. Against the wishes of her lover, State Agent John Tomasetti, Kate goes deep under cover. In the coming days, she unearths a world built on secrets, a series of shocking crimes, and herself, alone...trapped in a fight for her life. Superb suspense from the author of After the Storm (2015).
Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up
In his latest book (after Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?, 2012), Poundstone writes that most people don't know where Delaware is on a map or what Frank Lloyd Wright did for a living, how many calories are in a Big Mac or how many candles there are on a menorah, or which party controls Congress. How important is it to know these things, anyway? Can’t we just Google it?
But letting computers think for us has its downside, so Poundstone helps us identify the types of knowledge that still matter and navigate the sea of endless information to stay truly informed. Head in the Cloud is an entertaining yet practical guide to succeeding in our culturally illiterate age.
The House at the Edge of Night
The island of Castellamare, just off the coast of Sicily, is home to the Esposito family. At the center of the island's life is the Esposito's family-run bar called the House at the Edge of Night. Amedeo Esposito finds his destiny on the island with his beautiful wife, Pina, and their four children. Spanning nearly a century, through secrets and mysteries, trials and sacrifice, this beautiful and haunting novel follows the lives of the Esposito family and the other islanders who live and love on Castellamare. A magical, enthralling, and beautifully written debut.
Ingredienti: Marcella's Guide to the Market
When Marcella Hazan died in 2013, the world mourned the passing of the “Godmother of Italian Cooking.” But her legacy lives on through her recipes and cookbooks, and in her handwritten notes which her husband and longtime collaborator Victor has now translated, filled with her thoughts on how to select the best ingredients for delicious Italian meals. From anchovies and artichokes to ziti and zucchini, Marcella gives advice on how to find the best vegetables, pasta, olive oil, cheese, prosciutto, and other ingredienti--whether you're shopping at the supermarket, farmers’ market, specialty food store, or online.
Nine Women, One Dress
Natalie is a Bloomingdale's salesgirl still mooning over her ex-boyfriend. Felicia has been quietly in love with her married boss for twenty years. Andrea is a private detective specializing in gathering evidence on cheating husbands. For these three women, as well as half a dozen others, everything is about to change, thanks to the dress of the season, the perfect little black number everyone wants to get their hands on...A charming, hilarious debut novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little magic with it.