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The Story of Edgar Sawt...

The story revolves around a mute teenager who lives on a farm in Wisconsin with a family that’s raised a coveted breed of dog for generations. Edgar Sawtelle’s father dies mysteriously after his uncle comes to stay with the family, which sends the youth fleeing into the woods with three of his dogs.

The Giver of Stars

Set in Depression-era Kentucky and rooted in true events, the story of a group of young women who defy the odds to bring knowledge to a remote mountain community.

Salt to the Sea

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.

Bad Blood

Elizabeth Holmes is the founder of blood testing company Theranos, which skyrockets her to fame with an estimated value in the billions. The value of Theranos plunges though following news that the company is under investigation for inaccurate testing.

The Grace Year

Examines the complex and sometimes twisted relationships between girls, the women they eventually become, and the difficult decisions they make in between.

The School

The story centers on the three-day siege of a Russian elementary school by armed Chechen rebels in 2004. The rebels seize 1,100 hostages and by the time the smoke clears 300 people are dead, including 31 terrorists.

Cowboy Ninja Viking

The Cowboy Ninja Viking is the birth child of Doctor Sebastian Ghislain, a psychotherapist who recruits Multiple Personality Disorder patients to create a unit of counter-intelligence agents called the Triplets. Problems arise when the Triplets become out of control assassins -- leading to the deadliest Triplet of them all, Cowboy Ninja Viking, being called in to take down his own brethren.

Humbug

A wealthy real estate mogul is shown a path to redemption by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

A Deadly Education

Set at a dangerous school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death, 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. Except, she might accidentally kill all the other students, too.

East of Eden

Set in California's Salinas Valley prior to World War I, the novel told of two families over the course of two generations, loosely alluding to the Biblical tale of Cain and Abel.

The Friday Night Knitti...

A single mom juggles the demands of running a knitting store with raising her teen daughter. Her regular customers gather once a week to work on their latest projects and chat. When a tragedy occurs, the customers are forced to realize they've created more than just a knitting club.

The Originals

A group of twentysomethings reconvene for a weekend in New York after learning that the teacher who shaped their childhoods has fallen into a mysterious coma.

The Undomestic Goddess

A workaholic female attorney, who believes she wrecked her chances of being named partner at her London firm, has a meltdown and ends up in the English countryside. After stopping at a large house to ask directions, she is mistaken as a candidate for a maid position and takes a housekeeping job.

Daughter Of Smoke and Bone

A 17-year-old art student's father occasionally sends her on errands around the world collecting human teeth for a mysterious purpose. The young woman gradually becomes aware that she is part of an ancient struggle between devils and angels and finds herself in a forbidden romance with a warrior angel.

House to House

Set during the Second Battle of Fallujah, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia faces life-threatening experiences and other conflicts.

I Am Still Alive

A teenage girl is forced to move in with her off-the-grid dad in the Canadian wilderness after her mother is killed in a car crash. After a series of events and only her father’s dog for company, she’ll discover she’s stronger than she ever imagined.

The Esperanza Fire

A tightly-knit forest service engine crew perishes battling "the perfect storm" of wildland fires in 2006 near Cabazon, California. The blaze and resulting deaths results in the first-ever conviction of a wildland arsonist for first degree murder. Arsonist Raymond Lee Oyler is given the death penalty.