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    Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people's lives and behavior and the nation's fate. Wilkerson examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. An Oprah’s Book Club pick.

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    The Gamaches gather as a family for a bistro dinner with Armand's godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz. Walking home together after the meal, they watch in horror as Stephen is knocked down and critically injured in what Armand knows is no accident. When a strange key is found in Stephen's possession it sends them deep into the secrets Armand's godfather has kept for decades. Then a gruesome discovery in Stephen's Paris apartment makes it clear the secrets are more rancid, the danger far greater and more imminent, than they realized.

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    Stephanie and Patrick are adjusting to life with their colicky twin girls. The babies are a handful, but even as Stephanie struggles with the disorientation of sleep deprivation, there's one thing she's sure of: she has all she ever wanted. Then Erica, a woman from Patrick's past, appears and makes a disturbing accusation. Patrick had always said his first wife's death was an accident, but now Erica claims it was murder.

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    In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have come down with the terrible new Flu are quarantined together. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders--Doctor Kathleen Lynn, and Bridie Sweeney. In the darkness and intensity of this tiny ward, these women change each other's lives. They lose patients to this baffling pandemic, but they also shepherd new life into a fearful world.

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    Twenty years ago, four seemingly random individuals pulled the ultimate heist and almost walked away with half a million dollars. But by daybreak, their plan had been shot to hell. One was in the hospital. One was in jail. One was dead. And one got away with it. Arden Maxwell, the daughter of the man who disappeared--presumably with the money, after murdering his accomplice--has never reconciled with her father's abandonment of her and her sister. Now she decides to return to her family home, and finally get answers to the many questions that torment her.

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    While Eve examines a body in Washington Square Park, her husband, Roarke, spots a man among the onlookers he's known since his days on the streets of Dublin. A man who claims to be his half-brother. A man who kills for a living--and who burns with hatred for him. Law enforcement worldwide have pursued this killer for years, to no avail. And his lazy smirk when he looked Roarke's way indicates that he will target anyone who matters to Roarke...and is confident he'll get away with it.

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    Kira Navárez dreamed of life on new worlds. Now she's awakened a nightmare. During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, Kira finds an alien relic. At first she's delighted, but elation turns to terror when the ancient dust around her begins to move. As war erupts among the stars, Kira is launched into a galaxy-spanning odyssey of discovery and transformation. First contact isn't at all what she imagined, and events push her to the very limits of what it means to be human.

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    Private Detective Cormoran Strike asked to find, Margot Bamborough - who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974. Strike has never tackled a cold case before, but takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. As Strike and Robin investigate Margot's disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with leads that include tarot cards, a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted.

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    Looking at real estate isn't usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. Each of them carries a lifetime of grievances, hurts, secrets, and passions that are ready to boil over. None of them is entirely who they appear to be. And all of them--the bank robber included--desperately crave some sort of rescue.

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    The culmination of seventeen on-the-record interviews over a volatile seventh months—a window into the mind of President Donald Trump is provided. The perils of the presidency are documented including the precise moment the president was warned that COVID-19 pandemic would be the greatest national security threat to his presidency.

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    Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalty, but Brigance digs in and discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye. Jake's fierce commitment to saving Drew from the gas chamber puts his career, his financial security, and the safety of his family on the line.

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    As always, Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there. One morning he ends up in a town near Pleasantville, Tennessee. In broad daylight Reacher spots a hapless soul walking into an ambush. so Reacher intervenes, with his own trademark brand of conflict resolution. The man he saves is Rusty Rutherford, an unassuming IT manager, recently fired after a cyberattack locked up the town's data, records, information . . . and secrets.

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    Kay Willingham led a life as glamorous as it was public-she was a gorgeous Georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and the ex-wife of the vice president. So why was she parked idling behind a DC private school, with the man who was the head of that school? Who shot them both, point blank, and why? The shocking double homicide is blazed across the internet, TV, newspapers -- and across Alex Cross's mind. Investigating the murders will require Cross to use all his skills as a doctor, a detective, and a family man.

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    When Stephanie's beloved Grandma Mazur's new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chair...and the keys to a life-changing fortune. But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur search for Jimmy Rosolli's treasure, they discover that they're not the only ones on the hunt. Two dangerous enemies from the past stand in their way--along with a new adversary who's even more formidable: Gabriela Rose—a soldier of fortune, a gourmet cook, an expert in firearms and mixed martial arts.

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    Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a former client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is immediately charged with murder. Mickey elects to represent himself and is forced to mount his defense from his jail cell. All the while he needs to look over his shoulder--as an officer of the court he is an instant target. Mickey understands that it won't be enough. In order to be truly exonerated, he must find out who really committed the murder and why. That is the law of innocence.

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    In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency--a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. He takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to when he was elected 44th president of the United States.

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    For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again. Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy's disappearance, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough yet: the identity of her sister's kidnapper, Ito Vincenzo. Stunningly, Pine’s investigation uncovers a connection between Vincenzo's family and a breathtaking scheme that strikes at the very heart of global democracy.

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    After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, the Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Now, as new technological discoveries by Navani Kholin's scholars begin to change the face of the war, the enemy prepares a bold and dangerous operation. The arms race that follows will challenge the very core of the Radiant ideals, and potentially reveal the secrets of the ancient tower that was once the heart of their strength.

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    Aboard an icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean a sonar operator hears an unusual noise coming from the ocean floor. Meanwhile, operatives with the Chinese Ministry of State Security are dealing with their own mystery--the disappearance of brilliant but eccentric scientist, Liu Wangshu. Finding Liu is too great an opportunity for any intelligence service to pass up, but there's one more problem. A high-level Chinese mole, codenamed Surveyor, has managed to infiltrate American Intelligence.

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    In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena and her two children live a life that follows the rules set by their captor, the father. He says he is protecting them from the dangers lurking in the outside world. One day Lena manages to flee, but the nightmare continues. There is the question of whether she really is the woman who disappeared without a trace fourteen years ago. The police and Lena’s family are all desperately trying to piece together a puzzle that doesn’t quite seem to fit.

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    His two previous bestselling memoirs, Lucky Man and Always Looking Up, dealt with how he came to terms with Parkinson’s. His new memoir reassesses this outlook, as events in the past decade presented additional challenges. Michael shares personal stories and observations about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends, and how our perceptions about time affect the way we approach mortality.

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    It's New Year's Eve 1982, and Oona Lockhart has her whole life before her. At the stroke of midnight she will turn nineteen, and the year ahead promises to be one of consequence. As the countdown to the New Year begins, Oona faints and awakens thirty-two years in the future in her fifty-one-year-old body. Greeted by a friendly stranger in a beautiful house she's told is her own, Oona learns that with each passing year she will leap to another age at random.

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    A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life as a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth. When Linus is unexpectedly summoned by Extremely Upper Management he's given a curious and highly classified assignment: travel to Marsyas Island Orphanage, where six dangerous children reside: a gnome, a sprite, a wyvern, an unidentifiable green blob, a were-Pomeranian, and the Antichrist— and determine whether or not they're likely to bring about the end of days.

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    France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever - and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.

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    The story of how one woman learned that a responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live. It is the story of navigating divorce, forming a new blended family, and discovering that the brokenness or wholeness of a family depends not on its structure but on each member's ability to bring her full self to the table.

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    In his thirties, a virgin, and living in his aunt’s spare bedroom, he has just been suspended from his job as a geography teacher after accusations of sexual misconduct, which he strongly denies. Across the street from Owen lives the Fours family. the Fours family have a bad feeling about their neighbour Owen. On Valentine’s night, Saffyre Maddox disappears - and the last person to see her alive is Owen Pick. This is a white-knuckled thriller following a group of people whose lives shockingly intersect when a young woman disappears.

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    Angela Liddon gives readers her foolproof recipes, tips, and tricks for creating super tasty, always nourishing dinners. Angela shares her Glow Getters meal prep plans, helpful make-ahead tips, and favourite seasonal and holiday menus, as well as recipes for one-pot and on-the-glow meals that will help streamline your busy week. Storage and reheating instructions remove time-consuming guesswork and a handy new label index helps you look up recipes based on allergies or food preferences such as gluten-free, freezer-friendly, one pot, nut-free, and more.

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    When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she's an anxious twenty something mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account funded by her long-lost father. When Breen uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldn't have imagined. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny lies--through a portal in Galway that takes her to a land of faeries and mermaids.

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    On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn't wish the happy couple well? And perhaps more important, why?

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    Police inspector Ann Lindell has left the Uppsala police and is living a quiet life, producing local cheese in a small town. But life in the country is not as idyllic as it seems. On New Year's Eve someone sets fire to the former village school, and three people are killed. Ann Lindell's investigative instincts come back to life and soon she takes on the case. She is contacted by a person who has been involved in a previous investigation and who wants to warn her. His message is short and clear: Many will die.

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    Trevor never intended to move back to New Bern.. But when returning from Afghanistan with devastating injuries, the cabin he'd inherited from his grandfather seemed as good a place to regroup as any. Then he falls in love with a local, Natalie Masterson. Further complicating his stay is the presence of a sullen teenage girl, Callie. Trevor hopes Callie can shed light on the mysterious circumstances of his grandfather's death, but she offers few clues. In his quest to unravel Natalie and Callie's secrets, Trevor will learn the true meaning of love and forgiveness.

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    When Selena Murphy’s train home stalls out on the tracks, she strikes up a conversation with a woman who introduces herself as Martha. In each other’s confessions, Selena states she suspects her husband is sleeping with the nanny. When the train arrives at Selena’s station, the two women part ways, presumably never to meet again. But days later, Selena’s nanny disappears. As she is pulled into the mystery of the missing nanny, and as the fractures in her marriage grow deeper, Selena begins to wonder, who was Martha really?

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    When it comes to the "hard seasons" of life--the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job--transformation seems impossible when grief and uncertainty dominate your days. Especially when, as Didn't See that Coming reveals, no one asks to have their future completely rearranged for them. But, as Rachel writes, it is up to you how you come through your pain--you can come through changed for the better, having learned and grown, or stuck in place where your identity becomes rooted in what hurt you.

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    An anthology of short stories focusing on characters struggling to make a living, illuminating their hopes, disappointments, love affairs, acts of defiance, and above all their pursuit of a place to belong. In spare, intimate prose charged with emotional power and a sly wit, a portrait is painted of watchful children, wounded men, and restless women caught between cultures, languages, and values.

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    Reality star Erin Easton's "Wedding of the Century" may have a cable crew documenting every extravagant bridal detail, but when "Airhead Easton" disappears from the reception, it's no diva turn. Her dressing room is empty but for a blood-spattered wedding gown. Detective Kylie MacDonald, already on-scene as a plus-one, activates Level One mobilization for this PR nightmare. But when Erin's "proof of life" video makes it to air -- rather than to evidence -- every A-lister on the guest list becomes a target of suspicion . . . or just a target.

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    This is a cookbook to bring family and friends together, and to bond over quality time spent baking. With over 120 recipes for all skill levels, there is a baking project in Baking Day for everyone. Olson helps you find the right recipe by marking each one with difficulty level, necessary time commitment, required tools, and modifications for allergies or dietary restrictions. Step back from the craziness of life and connect with those you love over shared time in the kitchen. Very soon, "baking day" will become your favourite day of the week.

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    President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been called both the luckiest man and the unluckiest--fortunate to have sustained a fifty-year political career that reached the White House, but also marked by deep personal losses and disappointments that he has suffered. Yet even as Biden's life has been shaped by drama, it has also been powered by a willingness to confront his shortcomings, errors, and reversals of fortune. His trials have forged in him a deep empathy for others in hardship--an essential quality as he leads America toward recovery and renewal.

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    Call Ava romantic, but she thinks love should be found in the real world, not on apps. So after a recent breakup and dating app debacle, she decides to put love on hold and escapes to a remote writers' retreat in coastal Italy. There she embarks on a whirlwind love affair with Matt. When the two return to London, their fantasy starts to fade. As one mishap follows another, it seems while they love each other, they just can't love each other's lives. Can they reconcile their differences to find one life together?

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    The daughter of a U.S. Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are other pictures . . . of the children of other influential Washington politicians. It's obviously alarming--is there an unstable extremist tracking the loved ones of powerful politicians with deadly intent? But when the FBI is called in, there isn't much the feds can do, no crime has actually been committed. With nowhere else to turn, influential Senators decide to call in someone who can operate outside the FBI's constraints: Lucas Davenport.

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    After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. Tough and smart, with an indomitable will, Noemi is not afraid: Not of her cousin's new husband, who is both menacing and alluring; not of his father, the ancient patriarch who seems to be fascinated by Noemí; and not even of the house itself, which begins to invade Noemi's dreams with visions of blood and doom.

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    An examination of the globalization of violence through the interlocking stories of four characters and the conflicts that define their lives. Mason, a liaison to the Colombian military, is ready for the good war, and Lisette, a foreign correspondent, is more than ready to cover it. Juan Pablo, a Colombian officer, juggles managing the Americans' presence while navigating the factions bidding for power. Abel, a member of a local militia, has lost almost everything in the endless carnage of his home province, where the lines between drug cartels, militias, and the state, blur. 

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    Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights a week. In his autobiography, Trebek combines illuminating personal anecdotes with his thoughts on a range of topics, including marriage, parenthood, education, success, spirituality, and philanthropy—while also addressing the questions he gets asked most often by Jeopardy! Fans.

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    Dawn Edelstein is on a plane when the flight attendant makes an announcement: Prepare for a crash landing. She braces herself as thoughts flash through her mind. The shocking thing is, the thoughts are not of her husband but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago. Dawn, miraculously, survives the crash, but so do all the doubts that have suddenly been raised. As the story unfolds, Dawn's two possible futures unspool side by side, as do the secrets and doubts long buried with them.

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    It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is determined to prove his friend innocent. But no sooner are they out to sea than devilry begins to blight the voyage. A twice-dead leper stalks the decks. Strange symbols appear on the sails. Livestock is slaughtered. Anyone could be to blame. Even a demon. And then three passengers are marked for death, including Samuel.

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    At home or on the go, you don't have to live like a minimalist to feel happy and calm. The Home Edit mentality is all about embracing your life--whether you're a busy mom, a roommate living with three, or someone who's always traveling for work. You just need to know how to set up a system that works for you. Go beyond the pantry and bookshelf to show you how to contain the chaos in all aspects of your life, from office space and holiday storage to luggage and pet supplies.

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    Margot Lee's mother is ignoring her calls. Margot can't understand why, until she discovers that her mother has suspiciously died. Determined to discover the truth, Margot unravels her single mother's past as a Korean War orphan and an undocumented immigrant. Thirty years earlier, Mina Lee steps off a plane to take a chance on a new life in America. Stacking shelves at a Korean grocery store, the last thing she expects is to fall in love. But that moment leads to repercussions for Mina that echo through time, leading up to the truth of what happened the night of her death.

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    The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white. Still, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters' storylines intersect?

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    Ivy's immigrant grandmother relies on Ivy's mild appearance for cover as she teaches her granddaughter how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings of a suburban teen--and, most importantly, to attract the attention of Gideon Speyer, the golden boy of a wealthy political family. But when Ivy's mother discovers her trespasses, punishment is swift and Ivy is sent to China, and her dream instantly evaporates. Until years later, Ivy bumps into Sylvia Speyer, Gideon's sister, and a reconnection feels like fate.

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    Enter a school of magic unlike any you have ever encountered. There are no teachers, no holidays, friendships are purely strategic, and the odds of survival are never equal. Once you're inside, there are only two ways out: you graduate or you die. El Higgins is uniquely prepared for the school's many dangers. She may be without allies, but she possesses a dark power strong enough to level mountains and wipe out untold millions - never mind easily destroy the countless monsters that prowl the school.

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    Welcome to Cobble Hill. In this eclectic Brooklyn neighborhood, private storms brew amongst four married couples and their children. Each couple is more colorful and quirky then the last. Throw in two hormonal teenagers, a ten-year-old pyromaniac, a drug dealer pretending to be a doctor, and a lot of hidden cameras, and you’ve got a combustible mix of egos, desires, and secrets bubbling in brownstone Brooklyn.

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    Health policy expert Timothy Caulfield takes us through a regular day--from the moment we wake up to when we go to sleep--and shows the underlying science behind many of the small decisions we make. What he reveals is that we make decisions that are based, to a lesser or greater extent, on misinformation. Many of the things we believe to be healthier, safer, or just better, simply aren't. There is often a science-informed, and less stressful, way forward, which means we can all afford to relax more.

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    Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: to advocate for the world’s future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future. It soon became known as the Ministry for the Future, and this is its story. Told entirely through fictional eye-witness accounts, this novel is a masterpiece of the imagination, the story of how climate change will affect us all over the decades to come.

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    When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America’s power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA’s trap fails. Rapp and his team embark on a desperate search for the only people who know how to repair the damage—the ones responsible. But this is unlike anything he’s experienced before and time is running out.

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    After uprooting her life, Irene Steele has just settled in at the villa on St. John where her husband Russ had been living a double life. But a visit from the FBI shakes her foundations, and Irene once again learns just how little she knew about the man she loved. Meanwhile, as Irene and her sons try to get on with setting up their new lives, evidence mounts that the helicopter crash that killed Russ may not have been an accident. As a storm gathers strength in the Atlantic, all will be revealed about the secrets and lies that brought Irene and her sons to St. John at last.

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    The world has watched Prince William and Prince Harry since they were born. Raised by Princess Diana to be the closest of brothers, how have the boy princes grown into very different, now distanced men? Learn the untold details of William and Harry’s closeness and estrangement, asking what happens when two sons are raised for vastly different futures – one burdened with the responsibility of one day becoming king, the other with the knowledge that he will always remain spare.

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    An unambitious twenty-two-year-old, Darren lives in a Bed-Stuy brownstone with his mother. All that changes when a chance encounter results in an exclusive invitation for Darren to join an elite sales team. After enduring a "hell week" of training, Darren, the only Black person in the company, reimagines himself as "Buck," a ruthless salesman unrecognizable to his friends and family. But when things turn tragic at home and Buck feels he's hit rock bottom, he begins to hatch a plan to help young people of color infiltrate America's sales force.

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    A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home. A new narrative voice is forged to capture a country in which debt has ruined countless lives and the gods of finance rule, where immigrants live in fear, and where the nation's unhealed wounds wreak havoc around the world.

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    It is 1909 in Spokane, Washington. The Dolan brothers are living by their wits, jumping freight trains and lining up for work at crooked job agencies. While sixteen-year-old Rye yearns for a steady job and a home, his dashing older brother Gig dreams of a better world, fighting alongside other union men for fair pay and decent treatment. When Rye finds himself drawn to suffragette Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, her passion sweeps him into the world of protest and dirty business. But a storm is coming, threatening to overwhelm them all . . .

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    Evangeline is discharged when her pregnancy is discovered and sentenced to Van Diemen’s Land, a penal colony in Australia. During the journey on a repurposed slave ship, the Medea, Evangeline strikes up a friendship with Hazel. By the time the Medea arrives, many of them will be forcibly relocated. While life in Australia is punishing and often brutally unfair, it is also, for some, an opportunity: for redemption, for a new way of life, for unimagined freedom.

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    A reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self. Home Body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself - reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, and embrace change. Illustrated by the author, themes of nature and nurture, light and dark, rest here.

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    Paras, a spirited racehorse, escapes her stall and wanders the streets of Paris. She meets a German shorthaired pointer named Frida, who knows how to get by without attracting the attention of suspicious Parisians. Then Paras meets a human boy, Etienne, and discovers a new, otherworldly part of Paris: the ivy-walled house where the boy and his -grandmother live in seclusion. As the cold weather and Christmas near, the unlikeliest of friendships bloom. But how long can a runaway horse stay undiscovered in Paris? How long can a boy keep her hidden and all to himself?

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    Madison Huntington is determined to live her dreams. That means getting out from under her family’s wealth and influence. But on a teacher’s salary, the real world comes as a rude awakening. To get a place of her own Madison accepts a position as a roommaid. In exchange for free room and board, all she needs to do is keep her busy roommate’s penthouse clean and his dog company. So what if she’s never washed a dish in her life. She can figure this out, right? Rewarding job. Perfect guy. Great future. With everything so right, what could go wrong?

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    For the young women of Lowell, Massachusetts, freedom means fair wages for fair work, decent room and board, and a chance to escape the cotton mills before lint stops up their lungs. When the Boston owners decide to raise the workers’ rent, the girls go on strike. Their ringleader is Judith Whittier, a newcomer to Lowell but not to class warfare. Judith has already seen one strike fold and she doesn’t intend to see it again. Fortunately Hannah, her best friend in the boardinghouse—and maybe first love?—has a gift for the dying art of witchcraft.

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    Bound by a common philosophy, linked by live video, staffed by a cadre of inventive and skilled chefs, the kitchens of Thomas Keller’s celebrated restaurants—The French Laundry in Yountville, California, and per se, in New York City—are in a relationship unique in the world of fine dining. Ideas bounce back and forth in a dance of creativity, knowledge, innovation, and excellence. It’s a relationship that’s the very embodiment of collaboration, and of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. And all of it is captured with detailed recipes for 70 beloved dishes.

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    After Rebecca's mother dies, she must come to terms with her loss. As she goes through her mother's mail, she finds a letter that will change her life forever. Olivia, her mother's elderly cousin, needs help to save her beloved home. Rebecca to Olivia only to find a house full of secrets--treasures in the attic and a mysterious tunnel leading from the cellar to the sea. Restoring the home to its former glory, she uncovers even more buried secrets--secrets from a time when the Second World War was raging, and Olivia was a young woman.

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    Kate Turner is happily single – a bit too happily, in fact. Since returning to her hometown, the sleepy village of Blexford, love hasn’t really had a look in. But Kate does love Christmas. So when her best friend insists she signs up to the Twelve Dates of Christmas, a brand new dating app service, she doesn’t need too much persuading. Amongst the twinkling lights and falling snow, over hot chocolates and glasses of red wine, romance is easy to find. But with each date, Kate learns more about the men, and even more about herself.

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    When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren’t always what she imagined they’d be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger.

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    The scene in the West Village studio appears to be classic crime-of-passion. But when Eve Dallas tracks down the wealthy Upper East Side woman who called 911, the details don’t add up. As Eve and her team look into this woman’s past and the people around her, they find that the lies are about more than murder. As with sculpture, they need to chip away at the layers of deception to find the shape within - and soon they’re getting the FBI involved in a case that involves a sinister, fanatical group and a stunning criminal conspiracy.

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    Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. But the apothecary’s fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries. In present-day London, aspiring historian Caroline Parcewell stumbles upon a clue to the unsolved apothecary murders that haunted London two hundred years ago, her life collides with the apothecary’s in a stunning twist of fate - and not everyone will survive.

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    Thirteen-year-old Duchess might be a badass, but she’s really just trying to survive. Walk is the chief of police and still trying to heal the old wound of sending his best friend, Vincent King, to prison. And, he’s in overdrive protecting Duchess and her brother as their mother slides deeper into self-destruction. Now, thirty years later, Vincent is being released. As soon as he steps one foot back into his childhood town, trouble arrives. It shows up on Walk’s and Duchess’s doorsteps, and they will be unable to do anything but usher it in, arms wide closed.

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    Jared finally knows for sure that he has no hope of ever being normal because he really is the son of Wee’git, a Trickster, and he’s won the magic lottery - he is the only one of Wee’git’s 535 children who is a Trickster too. Everyone else he loves is either pissed with him or in danger from the dark forces he’s accidentally unleashed in their world. A horrible place to be for one whose first instinct is not mischief and mind games but to make the world around him a kinder, safer, place.

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    When a drive-by shooting on the Chicago’s west side turns political, detective Billy Harney leads the way to a quick solve. But when Harney starts asking questions, the easy answers prove to be the wrong ones. On the flip side, the less he seems to know, the longer he can keep his clandestine investigation going - until Harney’s quest to expose the evil that’s rotting the city from the inside out takes him to the one place he vowed never to return: his own troubled past.

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    Documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt has been obsessed with the vanishing residents of the old mining town, dubbed “The Lost Village,” since she was a little girl. In 1959, her grandmother’s entire family disappeared in this mysterious tragedy, and ever since, the unanswered questions surrounding the only two people who were left - a woman stoned to death in the town centre and an abandoned newborn - have plagued her. She’s gathered a small crew of friends in the remote village to make a film about what really happened. But there will be no turning back.

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    Over twenty years ago, heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted and locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors. For the first time in years, the authorities have a lead not only on Patricia’s kidnapping but also on another FBI cold case - with a suitcase and a painting both pointing them towards one man. The two cases have baffled the FBI for decades. But Windsor “Win” Horne Lockwood III has three things the FBI does not: a personal connection to the case, a large fortune, and his own unique brand of justice.

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    Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood's exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughter—she doesn't behave like most children do. Or is it all in Blythe's head? Her husband, Fox, says she's imagining things. The more Fox dismisses her fears, the more Blythe begins to question her own sanity, and the more we begin to question what Blythe is telling us about her life as well.

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    The Brotherhood is on a frantic search for a lost train loaded with $30 billion in Nazi gold. Special agent Kate O’Hare and international con man Nick Fox know that there is only one man who can find the fortune and bring down the Brotherhood - his father, Quentin. From a remote monastery in the Swiss Alps to the lawless desert of the Western Sahara, Kate, Nick, and the two men who made them who they are today must crisscross the worldin a desperate scramble to stop their deadliest foe in the biggest adventure of their lives.

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    At fourteen, Adunni dreams of getting an education and giving her family a more comfortable home in her small Nigerian village. Instead, Adunni's father sells her off to become the third wife of an old man. When tragedy strikes in her new home, Adunni flees to the wealthy enclaves of Lagos, where she becomes a house-girl to the cruel Big Madam, and prey to Big Madam's husband. But despite her situation continuously going from bad to worse, Adunni refuses to let herself be silenced. And one day, someone hears her.

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    The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start. So he hops on a bus and begins the long journey out west to California, where rumor has it there is money to be made if you’re hard-working, lucky, criminal—or all three. Archer lands a job with a private investigator and immediately finds himself in the thick of a potential scandal. As bodies begin falling, Archer must infiltrate the world of brothels, gambling dens, drug operations, and long-hidden secrets, descending into the rotten bones of a corrupt town that is selling itself as the promised land.

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    An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behaviour from a nearby boat. When three Guardsmen investigate, they are shot and killed. They’re federal officers killed on the job, which means the case is the FBI’s turf. When the FBI’s investigation stalls out, they call in Lucas Davenport. And when his case turns lethal, Davenport will need to bring in every asset he can claim, including a detective with a fundamentally criminal mind: Virgil Flowers.

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    Lucky Armstrong is a tough, talented grifter who has just pulled off a million-dollar heist with her boyfriend, Cary. She’s ready to start a brand-new life, with a new identity—when things go sideways. Lucky discovers that a lottery ticket she bought on a whim is worth millions, and now she is faced with one big problem: cashing in the winning ticket means the police will arrest her for her crimes. She’ll go to prison, with no chance to redeem her fortune.

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    Flora Mancini has been happily married for more than twenty years. But everything she thought she knew about herself, her marriage, and her relationship with her best friend, Margot, is upended when she stumbles upon an envelope containing her husband's wedding ring--the one he claimed he lost one summer when their daughter, Ruby, was five. Have their lives been built on lies? What happened that summer all those years ago? And what happens now?

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    Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission--and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it. All he knows is that he's been asleep for a very, very long time. Hurtling through space on this tiny ship, it's up to him to puzzle out an impossible scientific mystery--and conquer an extinction-level threat to our species.

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    In the summer of his seventeenth year, Sam­uel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basket­ball tournament. During the tournament, Samuel receives dev­astating news from home: A civil war is raging across South Sudan, and rebel troops have ran­sacked his village. Samuel desperately wants to go home, but it's just not possible. Now Samuel has something no other player has: a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America.

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    Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the war. But one day in 1944, everything changes. The Nazis storm the homes of the Jewish villagers and inform them they have one hour. One hour before the train will take them to Auschwitz. Six decades later, from the safety of their living rooms at home in Israel, the brothers finally break their silence to a friend who will never let their stories be forgotten.

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    Adrian Rizzo was seven when she met her father for the first time. That was the day he nearly killed her—before her mother, Lina, stepped in. A decade later, Adrian aren’t close, but they’re cordial—as long as neither crosses the other. While Lina dismisses the death threats that Adrian starts getting as a routine part of her daughter’s growing celebrity, Adrian can’t help but find the vicious rhymes unsettling. Sometimes it even seems like the terrifying messages are indeed routine, like nothing will come of them. Until the murders start and the escalation begins.

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    When Vivian Howe is killed in a hit-and-run incident while jogging near her home, she ascends to the Beyond. Because her death was unfair, she is allowed to watch what happens below with her children, her best friend, her ex-husband, and a rival novelist whose book is coming out the same day as Vivi's. She also receives the use of three 'nudges' so that she can influence the outcome of events in the world of the living, leading her to decide what she wants to manipulate - and what should be left alone.

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    Viktor Orlov, once Russia’s richest man, has waged a tireless crusade against the authoritarian kleptocrats who have seized control of the Kremlin. Then, on a rainy summer evening, in the midst of a global pandemic, Russia’s vengeful president finally crosses Orlov’s name off his kill list.  Investigating his friend’s death Gabriel Allon discovers a private intelligence service is undermining the West from within, and are an unspeakable act of violence that will plunge an already divided America into chaos and leave Russia unchallenged. 

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    Scot Harvath, America's top spy, is leaving his favorite Oslo café, when he watches a ghost climb out of a taxi--a man he killed years ago, halfway around the world. Finding himself In a race against time that will take him high above the Arctic Circle; Harvath is tested in ways he has never imagined and pushed to a limit few human beings could ever endure. If he succeeds, he'll walk away with everything. If he fails, the United States and its allies will be at the mercy of one of the world's most dangerous actors.

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    Billy Summers is a man in a room with a gun. He's a killer for hire and the best in the business. But he'll do the job only if the target is a truly bad guy. And now Billy wants out. But first there is one last hit. Billy is among the best snipers in the world, a decorated Iraq war vet, a Houdini when it comes to vanishing after the job is done. So what could possibly go wrong? How about everything.

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    Armand Gamache is asked to provide security for what promises to be a non-event. A visiting Professor of Statistics will be giving a lecture at the nearby university. It sounds easy enough. That is until Gamache discovers an agenda so repulsive he begs the university to cancel. They refuse, citing academic freedom, and accuse Gamache of censorship and intellectual cowardice. Before long, Professor Robinson's views start seeping into conversations. Spreading and infecting. So that truth and fact, reality and delusion are so confused it's impossible to tell them apart.

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    In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry--freed by the Emancipation Proclamation--seek refuge on the Walker homestead. The Walkers hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an unexpected friendship to stanch the grief of a lost son. The brothers, meanwhile, plan to save money for a chance to reunite with their mother, who was sold away when they were boys. Parallel to their story runs a forbidden romance between two Confederate soldiers. Whose secret when revealed unleashes convulsive repercussions on the entire community.

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    Lt. Eve Dallas hasn't even arrived at work when her first call of the day comes in. Alva Quirk - forty-six years old, sidewalk sleeper - was beaten to death with a crowbar. Eve has barely had time to examine the crime scene when her second victim of the morning is discovered just a block away. Make that second and third. Jane Doe - a well-dressed young mother and her baby shot and buried over 40 years ago. Two very different victims in the same location with no-one to claim them. Coincidence or does the history of the site hold the answer?

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    1996—Maggie Dawes was sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew, and she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she met Bryce. He introduced her to photography, a passion that would define the rest of her life. By 2019, Maggie is a renowned travel photographer. Struggling to come to terms with a sobering medical diagnosis, Maggie is Increasingly dependent on a young assistant and she finds herself becoming close to him, telling him about her life, and the love that set her on a course she never could have imagined.

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    Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she story of Aethon. Five hundred years later, in a library in Idaho, octogenarian Zeno, who learned Greek as a prisoner of war, rehearses five children in a play adaptation of Aethon's story, preserved through centuries. And in a not-so-distant future, on the interstellar ship Argos, Konstance is alone in a vault, copying on scraps the story of Aethon, told to her by her father. She has never set foot on Earth.

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    Three Slovakian sisters have survived years of brutal imprisonment in Auschwitz. But now, the allies are closing in and the sisters have one last hurdle to face: the death march from Auschwitz, as the Nazis try to erase any evidence of the prisoners. Fortuitously, the three of them are able to escape formation and hide in the woods for days before being rescued. From there, the three sisters travel to Israel, to their new home, but the battle for freedom takes on new forms. The sisters must face the ghosts of their past to find true peace and happiness.

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    A new administration has been sworn in. Secretary of State, Ellen Adams, is determined to do her duty for her country, but she is about to face a horrifying international threat. A baffling text is received from an anonymous source, only to be discover too late that it was a coded warning. Then a series of bombs devastate Europe.  As Ellen unravels the damaging effects of the former presidency on international politics, she must also contemplate the unthinkable: that the last president of the United States was not only an ineffectual leader, but a traitor.

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    When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of footsteps in her apartment, she finds out the intruder is fellow apprehension agent Diesel. Turns out Diesel and Stephanie are on the trail of the same fugitive: Oswald Wednesday, an international computer hacker as brilliant as he is ruthless. Stephanie may not be the most technologically savvy sleuth, but she more than makes up for that with her dogged determination, her understanding of human nature, and her willingness to do just about anything to bring a fugitive to justice.

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    What would happen if we called on God for help and God actually appeared? A group of shipwrecked passengers pull a strange man from the sea. He claims to be "the Lord." And he says he can only save them if they all believe in him. Is this strange and quiet man really who he claims to be? What actually happened to cause the explosion? Are the survivors already in heaven, or are they in hell? It falls to the island's chief inspector, Jarty LeFleur, a man battling his own demons, to solve the mystery of what really happened.

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    For her entire life, FBI agent Atlee Pine has been searching for her twin sister. Mercy's disappearance left behind a damaged family that later shattered beyond repair when Atlee's parents inexplicably abandoned her. Now, after a perilous investigation that nearly proved fatal, Atlee has finally discovered not only the reason behind her parents' abandonment and Mercy's kidnapping, but also the most promising breakthrough yet: proof that Mercy survived her abduction and then escaped her captors many years ago.

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    There’s chaos in Hollywood on New Year’s Eve. LAPD Detective Renée Ballard is called to a scene where a hardworking auto shop owner has been fatally hit by a bullet in the middle of a crowded street party. Ballard’s investigation leads her to look into another unsolved murder - a case at one time worked by Detective Harry Bosch. Ballard and Bosch team up once again to find out where the old and new cases intersect. All the while they must look over their shoulders. The killer who has stayed undetected for so long knows they are coming after him.

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    The extraordinary story of the end of one presidency and the beginning of another. This classic study of Washington takes readers deep inside the Trump White House, the Biden White House, the 2020 campaign, and the Pentagon and Congress, with vivid, eyewitness accounts of what really happened. It is also the first inside look at Biden's presidency as he faces the challenges of a lifetime: the continuing deadly pandemic and millions of Americans facing soul-crushing economic pain.

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    The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while singlehandedly raising his unusual nine-year-old son, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is funny, loving, and filled with plans. He thinks and feels deeply, and can spend hours painting elaborate pictures of the endangered animals he loves. He is also about to be expelled from third grade for smashing his friend in the face. What can a father do, when the only solution offered to his troubled son is to put him on psychoactive drugs?