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Fiction

KNIGHT A Knight of the Seven KingdomGeorge R. R. Martin

Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living consciousness.

51iyInzzlJL._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_ Simply Anna: A Regency Romance, Jennifer Moore

Suffering from a cruel heartbreak, Lord Philip Hamilton has been driven to seek refuge from the painful memories haunting London, and his father’s Jamaican sugar cane plantation provides just the escape he needs — until a mysterious woman with no memory of her past appears and turns Philip’s world upside down.

512Iw8VvsYL._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_ Carter & Lovecraft, Jonathan L. Howard

Daniel Carter used to be a homicide detective, but his last case — the hunt for a serial killer — went wrong in strange ways and soured the job for him. Now he’s a private investigator trying to live a quiet life. Strangeness, however, has not finished with him. First he inherits a bookstore in Providence from someone he’s never heard of, along with an indignant bookseller who doesn’t want a new boss. She’s Emily Lovecraft, the last known descendant of H.P. Lovecraft, the writer from Providence who told tales of the Great Old Ones and the Elder Gods, creatures and entities beyond the understanding of man. Then people start dying in impossible ways, and while Carter doesn’t want to be involved, but he’s beginning to suspect that someone else wants himto be. As he reluctantly investigates, he discovers that Lovecraft’s tales were more than just fiction, and he must accept another unexpected, and far more unwanted inheritance.

Junior Fiction

content.chilifresh The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy: An Original Retelling of Star Wars: A New Hope, Alexandra Bracken

Presents an illustrated retelling of the first Star Wars film in which the galaxy’s fate lies in the hands of Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker. The galaxy is at war. Although the Rebel Alliance has won a few battles against the Empire, hope is fading. The Empire is about to unveil the greatest weapon the galaxy has ever seen–the Death Star. The Rebels’ only chance to defeat it now lies in the unlikely hands of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy.

51Qvq1WSmpL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ Tournament at GorlanJohn Flanagan

In this prequel to the Ranger’s Apprentice series, Halt and Crowley travel north seeking Prince Duncan’s royal warrant to stop Morgrath from corrupting the Corps, but if they are to prevent a coup that is nearing success, the young Rangers will have to tread a dangerous path toward the annual tournament at Gorlan.

61ojiG6d5ZL._SX327_BO1,204,203,200_ Why is this Night Different From All Other Nights?Lemony Snicket

Train travel! Murder! Librarians! A Series Finale! On all other nights, the train departs from Stain’d Station and travels to the city without stopping. But not tonight. You might ask, why is this night different from all other nights? But that’s the wrong question. Instead ask, where is this all heading? And what happens at the end of the line? The final book in Lemony Snicket’s…series, All The Wrong Questions.

Beginner/Intermediate Books

51-57oi7UqL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ Shadow of the Shark, Mary Pope Osborne

As a thank-you from Merlin and Morgan, Jack and Annie are sent on what should be a vacation at a luxurious resort in Cozumel, Mexico, but is, by mistake, an adventure with ancient Mayans, instead.

519hi5K0wsL._SX334_BO1,204,203,200_ Princess Pistachio and the Pest, Marie-Louise Gay

Forced to abandon exciting plans with her friends and take baby Penny to the park, Pistachio is sure her first day of summer holidays will be boring. But keeping Penny out of trouble proves to be more exciting than Pistachio expected.

content.chilifresh-1 The Mystery Across the Secret Bridge, Harper Paris

While in Machu Picchu, Peru, with their parents, eight-year-old twins Ethan and Ella cross a secret bridge and discover a mysterious stone sculpture.

 

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