From the author of We Are Called to Rise comes a novel about the interconnected lives of four women in Las Vegas, each of whom experiences a life-changing moment at a classic casino nightclub. What is it about the Midnight Room? In a choreographic tour de force, Laura McBride twirls four women throu..
The author of the New York Times bestseller Garden of Lies returns to Victorian London in a novel of deadly obsession... Calista Langley operates an exclusive "introduction" agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a d..
Catrina aka "Trixie"is a 40' ish attractive, blonde, African American divorced mother raising 3 sons in the inner city. She has survived 3 failed marriages, loss of a child, abuse of drugs and alcohol, infidelity, and verbal and physical abuse. Her inner beauty outshines her outer which people try t..
Mr. Bogosian has crossed the line that separates an exciting artist from a cultural hero. What Lenny Bruce was to the 1950s, Bob Dylan to the 1960s, Woody Allen to the 1970s--that's what Eric Bogosian is to this frightening moment of drift... I know of no one else like him in pop culture right now. ..
The best-selling graphic novels series 100 BULLETS written by Brian Azzarello and illustrated by Eduardo Risso is now re-collected in a five volume series This dark and intriguing Eisner Award-winning series features a mysterious agent named Graves who approaches ordinary citizens and gives them an..
In the second collection of the acclaimed, award-winning 100 BULLETS, Agent Graves continues to offer immunity to everyday people to carry out their innermost desires of vengeance with the 100 bullets that he supplies. But as these self-serving manipulations take place, pieces of the mystery of the ..
The conclusion to Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso's critically acclaimed 100 BULLETS. How far would you go for revenge? If you were given a chance at deadly retribution with a guarantee that the law could not touch you, would you take it? That's the opportunity that a man called Agent Graves prov..
ANew York TimesBest Seller This dark and intriguing Eisner Award-winning series features a mysterious agent named Graves who approaches ordinary citizensand gives them an opportunity to exact revenge on a person who has wronged them. Offering his clients an attache casecontaining proof of the deed ..
To kill without consequence: If you were given a chance at deadly retribution with a guarantee that the law could not touch you, would you take it? That s the opportunity that Agent Graves provides, in the form of a special briefcase containing an untraceable gun and one hundred rounds of ammunition..
Funny, moving. . . I defy anyone to finish this story without tears in their eyes. Graeme Simsion, bestselling author of The Rosie ProjectWhat would you do if you knew you only had 100 days left to live?For Lucio Battistini, it s a chance to spend the rest of his life the way he always should have ..
Veteran high school theatre teacher Michael Moore wrote these scenes to assist classroom theatre teachers in developing their students' acting skills. There are no cuttings here -- each one-minute scene is complete with a beginning, middle, and end. To simplify the time-consuming process of finding ..
One hundred incisive, idiosyncratic essays on life and theater from a major American playwright"Don't send your characters to reform school " pleads Sarah Ruhl in one of her essays. With titles as varied as "On lice," "On sleeping in theaters," and "Motherhood and stools (the furniture kind)," these..
This compact anthology contains many of the best works of 59 poets writing in English--from the complex rhyme schemes of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser and lovely sonnets of the preeminent English poet and playwright William Shakespeare to William Blake's visionary works and John Keats' profound in..
The universe is vast, and these are its stars Filled with superheroes and grade-school heroines, psychotic villains and mythical creatures, tenderness and heartbreak, 100 Greatest Graphic Novels celebrates some of the finest graphic novels ever written and drawn. This guided tour of incredible stor..
"The happiness I feel in offering these to you is vast as a savanna," Pablo Neruda wrote his adored wife, Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, in his dedication of "One Hundred Love Sonnets." Set against the backdrop of his beloved Isla Negra, these joyfully sensual poems draw on the wind and tides, the white..
The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, but there are also examplaes of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translato..
E.E. Cummings is without question one of the major poets of this century, and this volume, first published in 1959, is indispensable for every lover of modern lyrical verse. It contains one hundred of Cummings s wittiest and most profound poems, harvested from thirty-five of the most radically creat..
This selection of a hundred of O. Henry's succinct tales displays the range, humour and humanity of a perennially popular short-story writer. Here Henry gives a richly colourful and exuberantly entertaining panorama of social life, ranging from thieves to tycoons, from the streets of New York to the..
Dating from the 8th century and earlier, the Manyoshu is the oldest Japanese poetry anthology; it is also widely considered to be the best. The 1,000 poems (out of a total of more than 4,500) in this famous selection were chosen by a distinguished scholarly committee based on their poetic excellence..
A newly revised and updated guide to the world's best literature--all at your fingertips. For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature..
This is the best and most authoritative guide to classic and contemporary children's literature today. It is the latest in the best-selling 1001 series, and its informative reviews are the key to differentiating the "must-read" books from all the rest in the realm of children's books. Whether you ar..
Visually amazing, this critical history of comic books, manga, and graphic novels is a must-have for any comic buff or collector. Over the centuries, comic books and their offshoots, such as graphic novels, manga, and bandes dessinees, have evolved into a phenomenally popular, influential, and uniqu..
Large print anthology contains some of the most popular poems in the English language, dating from the 16th to the 20th century, including Shakespeare's "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?," Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," Frost's "The Road Not Taken," as well as works by Blake, Wordsworth, By..
Bruce Davidson of Carrollton is something of a Dallas Morning News Limerick Laureate. He started sending limericks to the DMN, and persuaded us to change our decades old 'No Poetry' rule. Our prolific poetic friend can always be found on our letters blog or in print. -Dallas Morning News 101 Conserv..
Fully indexed by title, author, and first line, this much-loved collection, in print since 1916, is a wide-ranging collection of the best-known English language poets, from William Shakespeare Robert Frost, from Percy Bysshe Shelley to Edna St. Vincent Millay. NUME CARTE: 101 Famous Poems, Hardcover..
A sequel collection of winning monologues in the style and format of 101 Monologues for Middle School Actors by the same author. Rebecca Young knows how middle schoolers think and act and what they like to talk about These monologues, duologues, and triologues may be used for auditions, class assig..
Named One of the Best Books of the Year By: The New Yorker The New York Times Book Review The Wall Street Journal The Village Voice The Boston Globe NPR Vanity Fair The Guardian (London) The L Magazine The Times Literary Supplement (London) The Globe and Mail (Toronto) The Huffington Post Gawker Fla..
For every secretDetective Lindsay Boxer's long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of th..
Acclaimed author Stephen King s #1 bestselling time-travel novel soon to be a limited series on Hulu In Stephen King s most ambitious and accomplished (NPR) and extraordinary ("USA TODAY") #1 "New York Times "bestselling novel, time travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying. Dallas, 11/..
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller--now a limited series on Hulu starring James Franco WINNER OF THE 2012 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE In Stephen King's "most ambitious and accomplished" (NPR) and "extraordinary" (USA TODAY) #1 New York Times bestselling novel, tim..
Acclaimed author Stephen King's #1 bestselling time-travel novel--soon to be a limited series on Hulu In Stephen King's "most ambitious and accomplished" (NPR) and "extraordinary" (USA TODAY) #1 New York Times bestselling novel, time travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying. Dallas, 11..
El 22 de noviembre de 1963, tres disparos resonaron en Dallas. Murio el presidente Kennedy, y el mundo cambio. Que harias tu si pudieras impedirlo? En esta brillante novela, Stephen King acompana al lector en un viaje maravilloso al pasado y en un intento de cambiar lo que paso, ofreciendonos un im..
I know who killed my son. Molly Rourke's son has been murdered...And she knows who's responsible. Now she's taking the law into her own hands. Never underestimate a mother's love. BookShotsLIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All ..
Your best friend Lindsay Boxer is pregnant at last But her work doesn't slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco's most untouchable criminals. And it was taken from her own depart..
A mysterious invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home may bring danger...and love? England, 1851: When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet feels compelled to attend--for if she remains the duration of the twe..
Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel, from Norway's #1 bestselling female crime writer--a "beguiling" (The Washington Post) "good old-fashioned murder mystery" (The New York Times Book Review) set in an isolated hotel where guests stranded during a monumental snowstorm begin turning up dead...
One of the best-known and widely shared books about the South, "Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey "has haunted the imaginations of generations of delighted young readers since it was first published in 1969. Written by nationally acclaimed folklorists Kathryn Tucker Windham and Margaret Gillis Fig..
(Applause Books). Thirteen plays by the Oscar-winning author of Moonstruck . Includes: "The Big Funk," "Savage in Limbo," "Danny & The Deep Blue Sea," "Welcome to the Moon," "The Red Coat," "Down & Out," "Let Us Go Out Into the Starry Night," "Out West," "A Lonely Impulse of Delight," "Women of Manh..
-Stunning...As you watch Lizzie navigate fraught relationships -- with food, men, girlfriends, her parents and even with herself -- you'll want to grab a friend and say: 'Whoa. This. Exactly.'- --Washington Post -A hilarious, heartbreaking book.- --People Named one of the best books of the year by N..
An essential guide for writers and readers alike, here is Smiley s great celebration of the novel. As she embarks on an exhilarating tour through one hundred titles from classics such as the thousand-year-oldTale of Genjito recent fiction by Zadie Smith and Alice Munro she explores the power of the ..
From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, now available in paperback--a thrilling tale of danger and conquest at the Battle of Poitiers, 1356 is "a book in which Cornwell's gifts as scholar and storyteller come together spectacularly." (Washington Post)Bernard Cornwell, the "master of..
In The 13th Sunday after Pentecost, Joseph Bathanti offers poems that delve deep into a life reimagined through a mythologized past. Moving from his childhood to the present, weaving through the Italian immigrant streets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to his parochial school, from the ballpark to chur..
Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches. There are some odd things about Nate's new apartment. Chosen by Audible.com as the best sci-fi novel of 2012 Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches. There are some odd things about Nate's new apartment. Of course, he ..
A new terror is sweeping the streets of San Francisco. And the killers look a lot like cops... As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates whether the perpetrators are brilliant impostors or police officers gone rogue, she receives a chilling warning to back off. NUME CARTE: 14th Deadly SinISBN: PRET ..
With San Francisco under siege and every cop a suspect, the Women's Murder Club must risk their lives to save the city-and each other. With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. In fact (for a change), things se..
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive, possibly very dangerous suspect...her husband, Joe. Lindsay Boxer has a beautiful baby daughter and a husband she loves unconditionally. She'd always been too focused on her career as a San Francisco police detective to wonder what domestic bliss might feel..
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive suspect...her husband.As she settles into motherhood and a happy marriage, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found domestic bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a brutal murder at a downtown luxury ..
The Instant #1 New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the most explosive case of her career. Lindsay Boxer is learning to love again. After the picture-perfect world she shared with her husband, Joe, and their beautiful young daughter shattered under the weight ..