A young guy goes West in 1845 and and ends up working for a wealthy rancher in Los Angeles. The rancher becomes one of the first mayors of L.A., just as Spanish rule is ending… When Water Was Everywhere is both epic and intimate as Tongva Indian, Franciscan friar, and cattle baron intermingle in a story of great gain with great loss.
Featured Giveaways RSS feed for this section
A journal of thirteen strange dreams and one narrative story based off the author’s dreams about Aliens, UFOS, black helicopters, Satan, and futuristic things… Written by Russian author Dima Galdin in both Russian and English!
Here at Free Book Friday, we thought we’d take a little time off to reflect on this day on the calendars. But we don’t want you guys to miss out on the giveaway so we’re offering up some of our awesome new FBF Swag! Three readers will win the Swag Pack which includes: 1 FBF Bookplate, 1 FBF Bookmark, and 1 FBF Pen, created especially for our readers… Plus our new FBF Postcard!
From critically acclaimed novelist and pop-punk icon Frank Portman comes the companion to the cult classic King Dork. It feels like the first time. Like the very first time… The latest from the FBF Library!
William Hoy led the National League in stolen bases in his rookie year. He had a strong, sure arm and a knack for catching fly balls. He was also deaf. Discover the true story of how William Hoy became one of the greatest and most beloved players of his time as he made baseball a better game for everyone.
Tags: Women's Fiction
“Closer Home is a story as memorable and meaningful as your favorite song, with a cast of characters so true-to-life you’ll be sorry to let them go.” —Sonja Yoerg, author of House Broken and Middle of Somewhere
Tags: Young Adult
“When every piece falls into place, it’s like a dance, a delicate but powerful balancing act. The art of holding on and letting go at the same time.” A Fall 2016 Junior Library Guild Selection!
When a twelve-year-old girl makes a wish on a magic jewelry box to be sixteen, she wakes up to find her life has been fast-forwarded four years, but a lot more has changed than she expected… From FBF Founder Jessica Brody!