Fiction

GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY, HOLLYWOOD, AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF

Lawrence Wright

Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual enlightenment, but its practices have long been shrouded in mystery. Now Lawrence Wright—armed with his investigative talents, years of archival research, and more than two hund...

THE ODYSSEY

Homer

The Odyssey is, of course, no bedtime reading that you can swallow during one evening. Reading this book requires very high concentration. Do not think it is difficult or boring, actually, it has a lot of fun moments. Odysseus is the first and the gr...

THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE

Ayana Mathis

In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd, swept up by the tides of the Great Migration, flees Georgia and heads north. Full of hope, she settles in Philadelphia to build a better life. Instead she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappo...

ISLAND OF GLASS (GUARDIANS TRILOGY)

Nora Roberts

If you're a fan of modern-day fantasy with wizards, witches, werewolves and such, then you probably know about the Guardians Trilogy series by the best-selling Nora Roberts. She always comes forward with those epic plots, strong narrative, amazing ch...

PRESENT OVER PERFECT

Shauna Niequist

Present Over Perfect is a wonderful book about the most vital thing in the world - living your life the way you're supposed to, as opposed to always pushing towards perfection. It's about living a life that's full of meaning, joy, happiness and stron...

THE LIGHT IN THE WOUND

Christine Brae

Affected by her parents’ highly publicized divorce, Isabel grows up isolated and alone, with a resolve to never fall in love and repeat their mistakes. When Jesse Cain enters her life, she falls hopelessly in love with him, and every sadness s...

WHEN I'M GONE: A NOVEL

Emily Bleeker

Emily Bleeker delivers a riveting, heart-warming and breath-taking novel about letting go of the past and moving on, finding happiness. The main character of the story, Luke, had to go through a terrible thing: he just said goodbye to Natalie at her...

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

Stephen Hawking

A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the uni...

THE JEALOUS KIND: A NOVEL (A HOLLAND FAMILY NOVEL)

James Lee Burke

Set in '52 in Texas, The Jealous Kind is a brilliant mystery thriller that's both gripping and intriguing. James Lee Burke, an all-time bestselling author, created yet another masterpiece that's simply unforgettable. At first, it seems like it's all...

HIDDEN FIGURES

Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures is the wonderful true story of the great black female scientists who put their hearts and minds into some of the greatest space projects this country has ever seen. These women dedicated their whole lives to NASA, but the government ke...