• Finding the Mother Tree

    Finding the Mother Tree

    Simard, S.

    "A personal and scientific work on trees, forests, and the author's profound discoveries of tree communication"--

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  • Great Circle

    Great Circle

    Shipstead, Maggie

    After being rescued as infants from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie Graves are raised by their dissolute uncle in Missoula, Montana. There --after encountering a pair of pilots passing through town in a beat up Cessna--Marian commences her lifelong love affair with flight. At fifteen, she drops out of school and finds an unexpected and dangerous patron in a wealthy rancher who provides a plane and subsidizes her lessons, an arrangement that will haunt her for the rest of her life, even as it allows her to fulfill her destiny: circumnavigating the globe and piloting her...

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  • While Justice Sleeps

    While Justice Sleeps

    Abrams, Stacey

    "An inside-Washington thriller about an ambitious law clerk thrown into a life-or-death treasure hunt with major national implications when the Supreme Court justice she works for slips into a sudden coma"--

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  • The Paper Palace

    The Paper Palace

    Cowley Heller, Miranda

    "Elle, a fifty-year-old happily married mother of three, awakens at ... the family summer place which she has visited every summer of her life. But this morning is different, because last night Elle and her oldest friend Jonas crept out the back door into the darkness and had sex with each other for the first time ... Now, over the next 24 hours, Elle will have to decide between the life she has made with her genuinely beloved husband, Peter, and the life she always imagined she would have had with her childhood love, Jonas"--

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  • Project Hail Mary

    Project Hail Mary

    Weir, Andy

    The sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission to save both humanity and Earth, Ryland Grace is hurtled into the depths of space when he must conquer an extinction-level threat to our species.

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  • Malibu Rising

    Malibu Rising

    Reid, Taylor Jenkins

    Four famous siblings throw an epic end-of-summer party that goes dangerously out of control as secrets and loves that shaped this family's generations come to light, changing their lives forever.

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  • Facing the Mountain

    Facing the Mountain

    Brown, Daniel James

    Draws on extensive interviews with the families of four soldiers to chronicle the special Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe while their parents were forced to surrender their homes and submit to life in concentration camps on American soil.

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  • Wayward

    Wayward

    Spiotta, Dana

    "On the heels of the election of 2016, Samantha Raymond's life begins to come apart: her mother is ill, her teenage daughter is increasingly remote, and at 52, she finds herself staring into 'the Mids'--that hour of supreme wakefulness between three and four in the morning in which women of a certain age suddenly find themselves contemplating motherhood, mortality, and, in this case, the state of our unraveling nation. When she falls in love with a beautiful, decrepit house in a hardscrabble neighborhood in Syracuse, she buys it on a whim and flees her suburban life--and her family--as she grapples...

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  • The Anthropocene Reviewed

    The Anthropocene Reviewed

    Green, John

    "The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet-from the QWERTY keyboard and Staphylococcus aureus to the Taco Bell breakfast menu-on a five-star scale. John Green's gift for storytelling shines throughout this artfully curated collection that includes both beloved essays and all-new pieces exclusive to the book"--

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  • Zero Fail

    Zero Fail

    Leonnig, Carol

    "Carol Leonnig has been covering the Secret Service for The Washington Post for most of the last decade, bringing to light the gaffes and scandals that plague the agency today--from a toxic work culture to outdated equipment and training to the deep resentment among the ranks with the agency's leadership. But the Secret Service wasn't always so troubled. The Secret Service was born in 1865, in the wake of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, but its story begins in earnest in 1963, with the death of John F. Kennedy. Shocked into reform by their failure to protect the president on...

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