A smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters' lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places--and be true to themselves--in a rapidly evolving world. Mrs. Everything is an ambitious, richly textured journey through history--and herstory--as these two sisters navigate a changing America over the course of their lives--~A story about two sisters navigating a changing America over the course of their lives.
Simba, a young lion, is tricked out of his kingdom by his wily uncle but discovers his inner strength and fights for what is his.
Widow Laura Beth Yoder longs for a family of her own. So much so that she's preparing to leave the sleepy Amish town she calls home to find love. But a terrible storm washes out the creek, forcing her to wade in and save the life of an Englisch man and his adorable infant son. As they recover at the farm, the baby brings sunshine and joy, while the handsome outsider is filled with shadows, and secrets. Joshua King owes his life and his son's to Laura Beth. Still, lingering at her farm is out of the question. He must fulfill a promise he made to his estranged wife on her deathbed: to deliver their son to his Amish in-laws. With his dark past, Joshua has no other choice. But his plans never took this sweet and surprising Amish widow into account. She just might be his second chance at happiness, and love.
The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse--in this thrilling addition to Clive Cussler's bestselling series. In 533 A.D., the last Vandal ruler in North Africa consults an oracle on how to defeat the invading Byzantine army. The oracle tells the king that a high priestess cast a curse upon the Vandal Kingdom after a sacred scroll was stolen. In order to lift the curse, the scroll must be returned to its rightful home. But the kingdom falls before the scroll is found, leaving its location a great mystery. until a current day archaeological dig, funded by Sam and Remi Fargo, uncovers some vital clues. The search for the ancient scroll is put on hold when the Fargos learn that a shipment of supplies intended for their charitable foundation's school has been stolen, and they travel to Nigeria to deliver new supplies themselves. But their mission becomes infinitely more complicated when they run afoul of a band of robbers. The group takes Remi and several students hostage, and there are signs that the kidnapping is related to the missing scroll. The Fargos need all their skills to save the lives of the young girls at the school before they uncover the hidden treasure. and lift the deadly curse--
Barry Sutton is driving home from a long shift as an NYPD detective when a call comes in. A woman's threatening to commit suicide, and he has to try to talk her down. Only as he stands mere inches away, does he realize that the woman has False Memory Syndrome, a mysterious disease that drives its victims mad. When Barry is unable to save her, he investigates the mystery and finds himself on an astonishing and terrifying journey, ultimately revealing a plot that could bring about the end of reality.
Jack Ryan, Jr. has faced death before, but sitting at the bedside of a college friend who is wasting away from cancer is almost more than he can endure. When the man asks Jack to scatter his ashes on a beloved hillside in Chile, of course, the answer is yes. The first hint of trouble comes when an ex-pat, former US Army Ranger tries to warn Jack off. Then a group of thugs break into his room, beat him, and warn him to leave. They don't know Jack. He won't be intimidated and he's never turned his back on trouble. But just how much can one man do against an army? Old enemies and new reveal themselves everywhere from the jungle to the halls of Congress. Only a ruthless hunter can take down these predators. Jack will need every skill he has to survive.
Tony Kushner presents an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival. In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National Theatre revival of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. With narration by Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco and a musical score by Adrian Sutton, this audiobook is a compelling and immersive theatrical listening experience.
After growing up in very different worlds in a small town in rural Ireland, Connell and Marianne both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, where a connection grows between them, lasting long into the following years.
Maggie, Evvie, and Topher met one another during their first week at university and instantly bonded, keeping in touch through all of life's troubles. When they finally reunite 30 years later, however, a lurking secret untold threatens to ruin their happiness.
A thrilling WWII story about a village busybody, the mighty Mrs. Braithwaite, who resolves to find, and then rescue, her missing daughter. Mrs. Braithwaite, self-appointed queen of her English village, finds herself dethroned, despised, and dismissed following her husband's selfish divorce petition. Never deterred, the threat of a family secret being revealed sets her hot-foot to London to find the only person she has left, her clever daughter Betty, who took work there at the first rumbles of war. But when she arrives, Betty's landlord, the timid Mr. Norris, informs her that Betty hasn't been home in days, with the chaos of the bombs, there's no telling what might have befallen her. Aghast, Mrs. Braithwaite sets her bullish determination to the task of finding her only daughter.
Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Ultimately, though, it leads her to a new understanding of the kind of life she craves - and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it. It will also lead to the love of her life, a love that stands out from all the rest. Now eighty-nine years old and telling her story at last, Vivian recalls how the events of those years altered the course of her life - and the gusto and autonomy with which she approached it. At some point in a woman's life, she just gets tired of being ashamed all the time, she muses. After that, she is free to become whoever she truly is. Written with a powerful wisdom about human desire and connection, City of Girls is a love story like no other.
When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris. But his straightforward mission becomes far bigger, and stranger, than he could imagine.
Laura and Spencer fight like cats and dogs. Yet they can't deny that opposites attract. Can they find a way to share a roof without going crazy, or falling in love?
When Maddy Monroe's grandmother goes missing, she and her estranged sisters converge at the family beach house in Sea Haven, North Carolina. But long-buried secrets soon come to light. Meanwhile, Gram's neighbor, Connor Sullivan, seems overly interested in Gram's whereabouts. Maddy is drawn in by his quick smile and steady gaze in spite of herself. As tensions rise, the sisters must find a way to accept each other for the women they've become, and Maddy must decide if falling in love again is worth the potential heartbreak.
After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, astronaut Mark Watney finds himself stranded and completely alone on Mars. Will his resourcefulness be enough to stay alive?
FBI agent Emmy Dockery is young and driven, but a shocking new case-unfolding across the country-has left her utterly baffled. The victims all appear to have died by accident, and the killer is somehow one step ahead of every move Dockery makes. To FBI Internal Affairs special agent, Harrison 'Books' Bookman, everyone in the FBI is a suspect-particularly his ex-wife Emmy Dockery. But someone else is watching Dockery. Studying, learning, waiting. Until it's the perfect time to strike.