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  • Long Black Veil

    A Novel

    **Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2017For fans of Donna Tartt and Megan Abbott, a novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past, from the New York Times bestselling author of She's Not There**On a warm August night in 1980, six college students sneak into the dilapidated ruins of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary, looking for a thrill. With a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Women of the Pleasure Quarters

    The Secret History of the Geisha

    by Lesley Downer ...
    From critically acclaimed author and Japanese scholar Lesley Downer, an enchanting portrait of the mysterious world of the geisha.Ever since Westerners arrived in Japan, they have been intrigued by Japanese womanhood and, above all, by geisha. This fascination has spawned a wealth of extraordinary fictional creations, from Puccini's Madama Butterfly to Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha. The ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Doomed Queens

    Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di

    by Kris Waldherr ...
    Illicit love, madness, betrayal--it isn’t always good to be the queenMarie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they were crowned in gold, cosseted in silk, and flattered by courtiers. But in the end, they spent long nights in dark prison towers and were marched to the scaffold where they surrendered their heads to the executioner. And they ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage, 5th Edition

    The Official Style Guide Used by the Writers and Editors of the World's Most Authoritative News Organization

    The premier source for journalists, now revised and updated for 2015.Does the White House tweet?Or does the White House post on Twitter?Can "text" be a verb and also a noun?When should you link?For anyone who writes--short stories or business plans, book reports or news articles--knotty choices of spelling, grammar, punctuation and meaning lurk in every line: Lay or lie? Who or whom? That or <... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Enchantment

    "The Life of Audrey Hepburn

    by Donald Spoto ...
    While her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace, this poignant, funny and deeply moving biography, reveals the private Audrey Hepburn and invites readers to fall in love with her all over again.Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Where the Light Gets In

    Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again

    “The relationship between a mother and daughter is one of the most complicated and meaningful there is. Kimberly Williams-Paisley writes about her own with grace, truth, and beauty as she shares her journey back to her mother in the wake of a devastating illness.” —Brooke ShieldsMany know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • In Pursuit of the Green Lion

    A Margaret of Ashbury Novel

    Book 2 - Margaret of Ashbury
    The unforgettable Margaret of Ashbury returns in the second book of the trilogy that began with A Vision of Light.Margaret, a resourceful midwife, is living with the insufferable relatives of her third husband, Gilbert de Vilers, known as Gregory. She is carving out a life for herself and her daughters despite the hostility and greed of her in-laws. But when Gregory is captured in France and held ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Rebel and the Kingdom

    The True Story of the Secret Mission to Overthrow the North Korean Regime

    by Bradley Hope ...
    How did an Ivy League activist become a global fugitive? The New York Times bestselling co-author of Billion Dollar Whale and Blood and Oil chronicles the heart-pounding tale of a self-taught operative his high-stakes attempt subvert the North Korean regime.“Propulsive . . . Hope’s account is both deeply reported and novelistic.”—Ed Caesar, contributing staff writer for The New Yorker, author of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Chyna Black

    by Keisha Ervin ...
    There was a time when I didn't care about anybody, not even myself. Oh, and who am I? I'm Chyna, Chyna Danea Black to be more exact. I'm here to tell you my story, but for you to fully understand me, you have to understand my past. You see, I'm every black girl growing up in the hood, and like most, I got caught up in the life. Some things I didn't see coming. Other things were self-inflicted. I ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Nefertiti

    A Novel

    Book 1 - Egyptian Royals Collection
    Fast-paced and historically accurate, Nefertiti is the dramatic story of two unforgettable women living through a remarkable period in history.Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Naturalist

    Theodore Roosevelt, A Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History

    by Darrin Lunde ...
    **Winner of the inaugural Theodore Roosevelt Association Book PrizeA captivating account of how Theodore Roosevelt’s lifelong passion for the natural world set the stage for America’s wildlife conservation movement and determined his legacy as a founding father of today’s museum naturalism.**No U.S. president is more popularly associated with nature and wildlife than is Theodore Roosevelt ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Paris, Paris

    Journey into the City of Light

    by David Downie ...
    “Beautifully written and refreshingly original . . . makes us see [Paris] in a different light.”—San Francisco Chronicle Book ReviewSwapping his native San Francisco for the City of Light, travel writer David Downie arrived in Paris in 1986 on a one-way ticket, his head full of romantic notions. Curiosity and the legs of a cross-country runner propelled him daily from an unheated, seventh-floor ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $10.99 USD