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Half a Life

by Darin Strauss
ISBN:9781934781708

Half a life after he killed a girl riding her bike with his car as a teenager, the author delves into the meaning and consequences of that fateful day, and all the culpability, anguish, and regret that continue to penetrate his every thought.

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Diamond Ruby

by Joseph Wallace
ISBN:9781439160053

In early twentieth century Brooklyn, Ruby endures many hardships including the flu epidemic, the death of family members, and even starvation, until her pitching talents open new opportunities in the changing world of sports for women.

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Eaarth

by Bill McKibben
ISBN:9780805090567

Argues that a large-scale shift in Earth's climate is unavoidable and explains how humans should live if they are going to sustain themselves on the new planet that their mistakes have created.

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So Cold the River

by Michael Koryta
ISBN<:9780316053631

After he is hired by Alyssa Bradford to research the life of her 95-year-old billionaire father-in-law, Eric Shaw visits the man's hometown, where he discovers a restored hotel that has a checkered past--and a newly reawakened evil bent on revenge.

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The Coral Thief

by Rebecca Stott
ISBN:9780385531467

Arriving in Paris in the aftermath of Waterloo, medical student Daniel Connor discovers that research materials he carried have been stolen and sets out to recover them, an effort that brings him into the underworld of philosopher thieves obsessed with emerging theories of evolution.

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The Sound of Wings

by Mary S. Lovell
ISBN:9780312587338

This definitive biography of aviation legend Amelia Earhart delivers a brilliantly researched report on Earhart's life--from her tomboy childhood and early fascination with flying to her consuming quest for aviation fame.

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