Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems
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Lovers of Shakespeare will revel in this book of his sonnets and poems. Written in iambic pentameter (with a few exceptions) they have terrific rhyme and meter and are wonderfully heartfelt.
The Great Big Butter Cookbook
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The title pretty much says it all. Everything's better with butter, so why not try out some of these deliciously buttery recipes.
The Odyssey
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Enjoy Homer's epic saga about Odysseus and his journey home from the Battle of Troy. Along the way, he'll encounter a Cyclops, Sirens, whirlpools, Hydras, and the witch-goddess Circe. He endures captivity, escapes by the skin of his teeth multiple times from dangerous situations, and battles the will of Poseidon, the sea-god. All the while, his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must fight off the dozens of suitors who fight for Penelope's hand.
On the Street Where You Live
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Emily Graham is looking for roots. After a messy divorce and problems associated with an obsessive stalker, she gets a new job at a law firm in Manhattan and buys her family’s ancestral home in a New Jersey seaside town. In digging for a new pool, she finds the unexpected: two long dead bodies – one of them her distant relative Madeline Shapley, who went missing from this very house 110 years ago. What follows is the hunt of a serial killer. One intent on recreating the murders of a century ago. This fantastic mystery leaves no doubt that Mary Higgins Clark really is the Queen of Suspense.
I'll Be Seeing You
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Meghan Collins is a television news reporter. She lives alone in an empty apartment, and spends her weekends with her mother in the suburbs. Her life is simple and her work satisfying. Until the night she sees a dead woman in the emergency ward. A dead woman with her face. Suddenly, secrets surrounding the disappearance of her father 10 months earlier are starting to surface. Meghan isn’t sure exactly what to think, but is determined to find out all she can. Unfortunately, there are people watching her moves and they aren’t exactly happy about how close she’s getting to the truth.
And Then There Were None
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It started with 10 strangers, each lured to a remote island by a friend of a friend. Upon their arrival, they find that their host – a man nobody has met – is nowhere to be found. One by one they begin disappearing, apparent retribution for their ‘crimes’. As their numbers dwindle, they turn on each other, suspicious and terrified. Who is behind this mysterious situation? And will anyone survive?
True Betrayals
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Fantastically written book about a young woman finding her way in life. Kelsey Byden’s mother owns a horseracing farm in Virginia. In getting to know the mother she hasn’t seen since she was four, Kelsey learns things she never knew about herself and her family.
The Search
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Fiona Bristow loves her life. She makes her living as a dog trainer on Orcas Island. She is even a member of Canine Search and Rescue. And she has the distinction of being the only survivor of a serial killer. She thought it was over when he was put in prison after killing her fiance and his K9 partner, but lately things have begun to happen that will take her down a deadly familiar path.
The Princess Bride
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Rob Reiner has outdone himself with this magical story of adventure and true love. With a delightful cast and many well-remembered one-liners, full of pirates and swordsmen, this well-developed plot offers enjoyment for the whole family over and over again.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
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This adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel will have you laughing and cringing at turns. Lovers of the original will rejoice in the same conversations and social interactions. At the same time, new readers will delight in the gritty addition of zombie mayhem.
I'd Really Like to Eat a Child
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The story of a crocodile who tires of eating bananas day in and out and decides to look for a new type of meal. But what will happen when he finally does come across a child?
George's Marvelous Medicine
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A delightful story about a boy who decides to get even with his grouchy grandma by giving her a new taste of medicine. George walks through his house putting everything he can find in grandma’s new medicine. But will he finish before it’s too late? And what will happen to Grandma if she tastes this marvelous concoction?

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