The Muralist – by B.A. Shapiro

The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Nov. 3 2015) ISBN-13: 978-1443446617 Synopsis: In 1940, American painter Alizee Benoit vanishes in New York City amid personal and political turmoil. No one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family living in German-occupied France. Not her artistic patron and political compatriot, Eleanor …

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One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter – by Scaachi Koul

One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul  Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Doubleday Canada (March 7 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0385685351 Synopsis: In One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi deploys her razor-sharp humour to share her fears, outrages and mortifying experiences as an outsider …

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The Memory of Things – by Gae Polisner

The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (Sept. 6 2016) ISBN-13: 978-1250095527 Synopsis: On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle Donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of Stuyvesant High School. Moments later, terrified and fleeing home to safety across the Brooklyn Bridge, …

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Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout – by Jim Prime

Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout by Jim Prime Hardcover: 260 pages Publisher: Sports Publishing; Reissue edition (April 18 2017) ISBN-13: 978-1683580157 Synopsis: From the club’s inception in the late ’70s to winning the division for the first time in the ’80s, Joe Carter’s epic home run, the two World Series titles in the early …

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Talking As Fast As I Can – by Lauren Graham

Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books (Nov. 29 2016) ISBN-13: 978-0425285176 Synopsis: In Talking as Fast as I Can, Lauren Graham hits pause for a moment and looks back on her life, sharing laugh-out-loud stories about growing up, starting out as an actress, and, years later, sitting …

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399 Games Puzzles and Trivia Challenges Specifically Designed to Keep Your Brain Young – by Nancy Linde

399 Games Puzzles and Trivia Challenges Specifically Designed to Keep Your Brain Young by Nancy Linde Paperback: 424 pages Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (Sept. 25 2012) ISBN-13: 978-0761168256 Synopsis: Based on the science that shows that people middle-aged or older who solve word games and brainteasers have a significant cognitive advantage over those who do not, 399 Games, Puzzles & …

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The Forever Summer – by Jamie Brenner

The Forever Summer by Jamie Brenner Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 25 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0316440653 Synopsis: The discovery of long-buried secrets brings three generations of women together to Cape Cod for the summer homecoming of a lifetime.  Marin Bishop has always played by the rules, and it's paid off: on the cusp of thirty she …

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Everything You Need to Know to Ace American History -by Workman Publishing

Everything You Need to Know to Ace American History by Workman Publishing  Paperback: 516 Pages Publisher: Workman Publishing (August 9, 2016)  ISBN-13: 978-0761160830 Synopsis: It’s the revolutionary American history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest.      Everything You Need to Ace American History . . . covers Native Americans to the …

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What Dogs Teach Us – by Glenn Dromgoole

What Dogs Teach Us: Life's Lessons Learned From Our Best Friends by Glenn Dromgoole Hardcover: 112 Pages Publisher: Willow Creek Press (January 8, 1999) ISBN-13: 978-1572232686 Synopsis: Charming full-color photographs and accompanying text reveal twelve important life lessons from our best friends. * * * This small pocketbook provokes a lot of emotions in his small …

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All The Lives I Want – by Alana Massey

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers by Alana Massey Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (Feb. 7 2017) ISBN-13: 978-1455565887 Synopsis: From columnist and critic Alana Massey, a collection of essays examining the intersection of the personal with pop culture through the lives of pivotal female figures--from Sylvia …

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