Just as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, a tornado tears down the prison walls, giving him a second chance at life. Upon his escape, he realizes he has entered a world overtaken by the Dust Bowl. During his journey home to Nowhere, Oklahoma, he accidentally rescues a young boy named Peter Cotton. When the Black Sunday storm hits, the residents of Nowhere begin to let years of hardship bury them under the weight of all that dust.
Unlikely heroes, Jeremiah and Peter Cotton, try to protect the townspeople from themselves. Filled with mystery and magic,
International bestselling author Mario Escobar’s Auschwitz Lullaby is a deeply captivating WWII story of courage, resilience, and the immeasurable power of a mother’s love
On an otherwise ordinary morning in 1943, German police arrive at Helene Hannemann’s home and her worst fears come true. The police, under strict SS orders, demand that her five children and husband, all of Romani heritage, be taken into custody. Though Helene is German and safe from the forces invading her home, she refuses to leave her family—sealing her fate in a way she never could have imagined. After a terrifying trek across the continent,
For fans of Jodi Picoult and Lionel Shriver, Jessica Pack’s thought-provoking and beautifully rendered work of literary fiction explores the truth and consequences of a small town shooting. Delving into the lives of the people and families most impacted by one terrible event, each healing in different ways, each coming to terms with a future they never expected, As Wide As the Sky is a raw, honest, compassionate and ultimately hopeful novel about the transformative power of choices in all of our lives.
Five a.m.: Amanda Mallorie wakes to the knowledge that her son Robbie is gone,
From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history.
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The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs, and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impossible choices.
For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family’s dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for publication.
New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brunt’s third novel, Trophy Son, tells the story of a tennis prodigy, from young childhood to the finals of the US Open, Wimbledon, and other tournaments around the world.
Growing up in the wealthy suburbs of Philadelphia, Anton Stratis is groomed to be one thing only: the #1 tennis player in the world. Trained relentlessly by his obsessive father, a former athlete who plans every minute of his son’s life, Anton both aspires to greatness and resents its all-consuming demands. Lonely and isolated—removed from school and socialization to focus on tennis—Anton explodes from nowhere onto the professional scene and soon becomes one of the top-ranked players in the world,
“The closer he got, the brighter that red became. It was a rose—a rose that had no earthly business growing there, right in the middle of all that dust.”
Just as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, he is given a second chance at life. With the flip of a coin, he decides to return to his home town of Nowhere, Oklahoma, to settle the score with his twin brother Josiah. But upon his escape, he enters a world he doesn’t recognize—one that has been overtaken by the Dust Bowl.