Ava Lin, Best Friend!

From the publisher: Ava Lin is six and a half years old, and she loves bubble tea, finding treasures and animals (note the 117 varieties of pets on her wish list). She’s very good at drawing and balancing pasta on her nose. And there’s a Very Exciting Thing happening in… Continue reading »

Crowded Out: The True Costs of Crowdfunding Healthcare

From the publisher: Over the past decade, charitable crowdfunding has exploded in popularity across the globe. Sites such as GoFundMe, which now boasts a “global community of over 100 million” users, have transformed the ways we seek and offer help. When faced with crises—especially medical ones—Americans are turning to online… Continue reading »

Searching for Solid Ground: A Memoir

From the publisher: Before renowned musician Reggie Harris was a sought-after performer, educator, cultural ambassador and civil rights advocate, he was a low-income Black kid in Philadelphia with a love of music. He was transported by the vibrant sound that filled the air in his church, the voices calling out… Continue reading »

Birds of North America: A Photographic Atlas

From the publisher: A Great Blue Heron, a Wood Duck, a Baltimore Oriole, an Eastern Bluebird or a Belted Kingfisher―which North American bird species is your favorite? In Birds of North America: A Photographic Atlas, Bruce M. Beehler provides the information and images you need to identify and enjoy each… Continue reading »

Best Buddies: Rain Is Wet!

From the publisher: Sniff and Scratch enjoy a rainy day! Across three laugh-out-loud short stories, these two best friends discover that rain can be fun, they share a funny encounter with a balloon and they learn to be brave together when lightning strikes. These sweet, laugh-out-loud, pet-themed stories—with color-coded speech… Continue reading »

Annie Bot: A Novel

From the publisher: Annie Bot was created to be the perfect girlfriend for her human owner, Doug. Designed to satisfy his emotional and physical needs, she has dinner ready for him every night, wears the pert outfits he orders for her and adjusts her libido to suit his moods. True,… Continue reading »

Credit Crises: The Role of Excess Capital

From the publisher: Credit crises are catastrophic events in which banks and lenders suffer extreme losses when loans and other credit instruments default on a large scale and cause banks to fail in extraordinary numbers. Massive loss of economic value ensues, threatening the viability of national economies and the global… Continue reading »