Based on the author s exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration In July 1881, Lt A.W Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps.
Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon
Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world That s down to one thing hygge Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things My personal favourite is cocoa by
A retired New York professor s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother s wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and
For fans of Crazy Rich Asians or Jane Austen Comedy of Manners, with a hint of La La Land When eighteen year old Ever Wong s parents send her from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer, she finds herself thrust among the very over achieving kids her parents have always wanted her to be,
From the two time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis at the southwestern border an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity A mother
For Clementine Haas, finding herself is than a nice idea Ever since she woke up in an Irish hospital with complete amnesia, self discovery has become her mission They tell her she s the lone survivor of a plane crash They tell her she s lucky to be alive But she doesn t feel lucky She
Shane has been doing college all wrong Pre med, stellar grades, and happy parents sounds ideal but Shane s made zero friends, goes home every weekend, and romance what s that Her life has been dorm, dining hall, class, repeat Time s a ticking, and she needs a change there s nothing like moving to
From the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year Following a run of New Year s concerts at San Francisco s legendary Fill, Patti Smith finds
Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer With only two thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her cat on a mission to reclaim what s rightfully hers, even
Set amidst the breathtaking beauty of Oxford, this sparkling debut novel tells the unforgettable story about a determined young woman eager to make her mark in the world and the handsome man who introduces her to an incredible love that will irrevocably alter her future perfect for fans of JoJo
From bestselling author Camille Pag n comes a hilarious and hopeful story about a woman on the verge of a nervous breakthrough At fifty three, Maggie Harris has a good marriage and two mostly happy children Perpetually anxious, she s also accumulated a list of semi reasonable fears falling air
From the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of All That Man Is, a stunning, virtuosic novel about twelve people, mostly strangers, and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the world A woman strikes up a
The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason After the accident at Bennington, the two friends once inseparable roommates haven t spoken in over a year But there Lucy was, trying to make things right and return to their old rhythms.
Critically acclaimed author, Dan Gemeinhart s The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise introduces young readers to an unforgettable girl trying to find her place in the world Five years That s how long Coyote and her dad, Rodeo, have lived on the road in an old school bus, criss crossing the
Nell is twenty six and has never been to Paris She s never even been on a romantic weekend away to anywhere before Traveling abroad isn t really her thing But when Nell s boyfriend fails to show up for their mini vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone including herself wrong.
The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes If you re going to take a hike, it s probably the place to go And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaining guide you ll find He
A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out His previous excursion along the Appalachian Trail resulted in the sublime national bestseller A Walk in the Woods In A Sunburned Country
Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain which is to say, all of it After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson bestselling author of The Mother Tongue and Made in America decided to return to the United States I had recently