|Chateau of Secrets, Melanie Dobson
A courageous young noblewoman risks her life to hide French resistance fighters; seventy years later, her granddaughter visits the family’s abandoned chateau and uncovers shocking secrets from the past. Gisele Duchant guards a secret that could cost her her life.
|The Means: A Novel, Douglas Brunt
Part Primary Colors, part House of Cards, The Means takes you deep into high-stakes politics where everyone has something to hide.
|Mean Streak, Sandra Brown
A heart-pounding story of survival that takes the age-old question, “Does the end justify the means,” and turns it on its head. Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally…
|The Fourteenth Goldfish, Jennifer L. Holm
Ellie’s scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager–which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.
|Thursdays with the Crown, Jessica Day George
Castle Glower’s towers have transported Princess Celie, her siblings, and her pet griffin, Rufus, to an unknown land. As they set out on a dangerous adventure to discover their whereabouts, they find an entire lost people, divided by the wishes of two wizards in a centuries-old quarrel over their beloved home–Castle Glower.
|Frank Einstein and the Anti-matter Motor, Jon Scieszka
In his Grandpa Al’s garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan.
|Founding Mothers, Cokie Roberts
Presents an adaptation of the author’s adult book that highlights an engaging cast of revolutionary founding mothers, including Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
|The Firehouse Light, Janet Nolan
The true story of a light bulb in a firehouse located in Livermore, California, that has stayed lit for more than one hundred years.
|Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks that ignited her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South.