Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she’s prone to disappearing on mysterious “errands”; she speaks many languages–not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she’s about to find out.
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Sharply observed and devastatingly funny, this week’s FBF Library book is a biting satire from Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Nanny Diaries!
Astounding humor and compassion is imbued on every page of this week’s FBF Library feature. Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes is a glorious book that bears all the marks of a classic…
At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, and an exploration of the mysteries of exile and redemption, this is a novel only Michael Chabon could have written.
What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual.
Simultaneously lightning-paced, intelligent, and intricately layered with remarkable research and detail, this Dan Brown novel is a thrilling masterpiece — from its opening pages to its stunning conclusion.
The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a well-off British woman collide in this page-turning #1 New York Times bestseller and book club favorite from Chris Cleave.
On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment’s flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia’s childhood friend. But Briony’ s incomplete grasp of adult motives–together with her precocious literary gifts–brings about a crime that will change all their lives.