By Jennifer Egan
* Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction* New York Times Bestseller * A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 2017* Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction* Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, The Guardian, Vogue, Esquire, Kirkus Reviews, Philadelphia Inquirer, BookPage, Bustle, Southern Living, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch"Immensely satisfying...an old-fashioned page-turner, tweaked by this witty and sophisticated writer...Egan is masterly at displaying mastery...she works a formidable kind of magic." -Dwight Garner, The New York TimesThe long-awaited novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the lavishing of toys on the children, and some secret pact between her father and Dexter Styles. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career as a Ziegfield folly, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a night club, she chances to meet Styles, the man she visited with her father before he vanished, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have been murdered. Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller and a wealth of detail about organized crime, the merchant marine and the clash of classes in New York, Egan's first historical novel is a masterpiece, a deft, startling, intimate exploration of a transformative moment in the lives of women and men, America and the world. Manhattan Beach is a magnificent novel by one of the greatest writers of our time.
Moon Olympic Peninsula (Third Edition)
By Jeff Burlingame
Discover endless trails of lush greenery, miles of rugged coastline, and the distinct character of the Pacific Northwest with Moon Olympic Peninsula.Inside you'll find:* Strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule and budget, from a weekend getaway to a week-long adventure* Expert insight from Washington native Jeff Burlingame* Full color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps throughoutStrategies for getting to the Olympic Peninsula from nearby cities, including Seattle and Tacoma* Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, what to bring, and how to get around* The top attractions and unique activities: Hike through wild elk habitats, dig for clams in the wet coastal sand, and soak your tired muscles in the remote Olympic Hot Springs. Kayak beneath snow-topped mountain peaks, try your hand at fishing the abundant rivers, and indulge in local delicacies like Dungeness crab. Wander through the intoxicating Hoh Rainforest, hike the many trails of Olympic National Park, camp beneath starry skies, or take in stunning coastal views over a glass of local wine* Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local cultureWith Moon Olympic Peninsula's expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.Staying in the great outdoors? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Camping, Moon Oregon Camping, or Moon Washington Camping. Exploring more of the Northwest? Try Moon Oregon, Moon Washington, or Moon Seattle.
Moon New England (First Edition)
By Jen Rose Smith
Explore the best of New England's historic cities, admire the famed foliage, stroll the stunning coastline, and more with Moon New England.Inside you'll find:* Strategic, flexible itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, including: "Fall Foliage," "Acadia National Park," "White Mountain Peaks," "Small-Batch Breweries," "Revolutionary Roads," "Seafood Shacks," "Beach Time," and "Ski the East"* Full color, vibrant photos and detailed regional and city maps throughoutFocused coverage of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine* Curated advice for history buffs, foodies, culture mavens, outdoor adventurers, beach lovers, road trippers, and more* The tops sights and unique activities in each state: Catch America's first sunrise at Acadia, or hike the rocky landscape of the White Mountain Peaks. Hit the top slopes in the region for skiing and snowboarding, or watch the fall foliage paint the landscape in reds and gold. Explore the rolling dunes and sandy beaches at Cape Cod, and find the best down-home seafood shack for lobster rolls, fresh-shucked oysters, and piles of fried clams. Follow in the historical footsteps of rebels, redcoats, and America's founders, and gaze at glamorous 19th-century architecture in Newport. Discover the hippest craft breweries, sip chowder in America's oldest restaurant, and find the best spots for experiencing the local nightlife* Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around* Expert insight from Vermont local Jen Rose Smith* Thorough background on the wildlife, landscape, climate, and local culture* Recommendations for families, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, traveling with pets, and moreWith Moon New England's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Hitting the road? Try Moon New England Road Trip. Only have time for the highlights? Try Moon Maine, Vermont & New Hampshire.
My Dear Duchess
By M.C. Beaton, Karen Cass
Handsome, dashing Henry Wright, the Duke of Westerland, needed a wife in a desperately short period of time. If he could not find a wife, he would lose the legacy he so desperately desired.Young, lovely but sheltered Miss Frederica Sayers needed a husband just as much as Henry Wright needed a wife, only she needed a husband to save her from the life of shame that almost certainly awaited her when she fled the callous cruelty of her family.Marriage between the dashing lord and this reckless runaway was clearly the answer for both of them - until the duke discovered he had a duchess he could not tame and the duchess found that she would rather lose her until then spotless reputation than lose him to another beautiful woman who was everything she was not.
A Mother's Sacrifice
By Catherine King
From the Sunday Times bestselling author, another gritty and compelling saga in the vein of Dilly Court and Maggie Hope.Destitute. Quinta Haig is struggling to make ends meet at Top Field with her ailing mother, Laura. Their small Yorkshire farm is run-down and isolated and when the only way to take their goods to market is lost, Quinta is prepared to sacrifice almost anything for both of them to survive.Coveted. Noah Bilton, a wealthy neighbour, has designs on Top Field as well as ideas for the future of Laura and her daughter. He offers an uneasy solution to keep them out of the workhouse, but Laura Haig will have nothing to do with it, or him. Deserted. Quinta finds love against all odds, but is deserted at her most vulnerable. The hardships that follow give her a steely determination to seek retribution from the man who has wronged her - but can revenge ever bring back her happiness?
The Mixtape of My Life
By Robert K. Elder
The perfect gift for music lovers, The Mixtape of My Life is a guided journal that offers prompts and questions to get everyone recalling the pivotal songs that have shaped our lives. No matter which musical generation you belong to, or whether your musical tastes range from doo-wop to Daft Punk, The Mixtape of My Life can be an instant conversation starter among friends and family--and a great way to rediscover the special tunes that played during key moments of your life. Everyone has those songs that take them back--to their first love, their favorite concert, or a memorable Saturday morning cartoon. The Mixtape of My Life provides more than 200 questions and prompts to help readers chronicle their lives through music and explore their personal soundtrack. Evoking memories, stories, and long-forgotten mix tapes, this guided journal includes questions like "What was the first record you owned?" and "What song did you later realize was smutty?" and provides room to draw a favorite album cover or create the perfect road trip playlist. With dozens of quirky illustrations throughout, The Mixtape of My Life can be a great tool for your next dinner party, or simply something any music lover can enjoy for themselves.
Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip (Second Edition)
By Allison Williams
Discover vibrant cities like Seattle, Vancouver, and Portland and the lush emerald wilderness in between. Moon Pacific Northwest Road Tripcan do everything but change the radio station. Inside you'll find:* Maps and Driving Tools: 31 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route* Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: Climb Mount Rainier or relax in Seattle with a freshly brewed cup of coffee or a local craft beer. Hike the temperate rainforests of Oregon, kayak the Puget Sound in Washington, hit the ski slopes in Whistler, or take the ferry to Canada to see First Nations art. You'll know exactly what you want to do at each stop with lists of the best hikes, views, and more* Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route or follow suggestions for spending time in Vancouver, Victoria, the Olympic Peninsula, Seattle, the Oregon Coast, Portland, Neah Bay, Port Angeles, Greenwater, Paradise, Olympia, Astoria, Aberdeen, and Newport* Local Expert: Native Washingtonian and outdoorswoman Allison Williams shares her love of the Pacific Northwest with you* Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kidsWith Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip's practical tips, detailed itineraries, and local know-how, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip! Doing more than driving through? Check out Moon Seattle or Moon Vancouver.
By Andrea Bennett
Experience the Life of the City with Moon Travel Guides!Montréal is filled with circuses, concerts, and culture. Immerse yourself in this diverse and artistically dynamic city with Moon Montréal. * Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow along with one of our guided neighborhood walks* See the Sights: Walk through Montréal's history at the Point-à-Callière Musée d'Archéologie et d'Histoire, or stroll down rue St-Paul, the city's oldest street, for some shopping. Take a self-guided bike tour through picturesque streets, or picnic at the Parc du Mont-Royal. See the beautiful Notre-Dame Basilica, or take in some art at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum, before ending your day on a rooftop terrace with a view of the whole city* Get a Taste of the City: Poutine around every corner, beautiful farm-to-table restaurants, and a chance to wine and dine al-fresco, thanks to Montréal's picnic laws* Bars and Nightlife: Bar-hop between microbreweries, sampling the best of Montréal's craft beer scene, dance the night away to up-and-coming bands and DJs, or see Cirque du Soleil in their hometown* Trusted Advice: Local journalist and tour guide Andrea Bennett shares her love of her adopted cityItineraries and Day Trips: All accessible by bus, train, or public transit, including "The Best of Montréal," "The City With Kids," and "A Taste of Montréal"* Tips for all travelers including lists of the best views, people-watching, romantic getaways, coffee spots, and more, plus advice for LGBTQ visitors and families with children* Full-color photos and detailed maps so you can explore on your own* Maps and Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Montréal, as well as vibrant, helpful photos and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go, packaged in a book light enough to toss in your bagWith Moon Montréal's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Looking to experience more world-class cities? Try Moon Boston or Moon Washington DC. Exploring the area? Check out Moon New York State or Moon Atlantic Canada.
Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip (Second Edition)
By Ian Anderson
Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!The PCH is an epic journey: 1,700 miles of vibrant cities, lively coastal towns, and dramatic cliffs, all bordered by the glittering Pacific Ocean. Inside Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip you'll find:* Maps and Driving Tools: 48 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route* Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: You'll know exactly what you'll want to do at each stop with lists of the best hikes, views, and more. Coast by fields of golden California poppies or stop at a seaside grill in Santa Barbara for the best chicharrón and Baja fish tacos you've ever tasted. Marvel at the mystical evergreen giants of the Pacific Northwest, or dance down rainbow-colored streets in San Francisco's Castro district* Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route or follow suggestions for spending time in in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego* Local Expert: Born-and-bred Californian Ian Anderson shares his love of adventure with you* Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kidsWith Moon Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip's practical tips, detailed itineraries, and insider's view, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon California Road Trip or Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip! Doing more than driving through? Check out Moon California or Moon Seattle.
Moon Washington (Eleventh Edition)
By Matthew Lombardi
Discover Washington State with Moon Travel Guides!Explore Washington's rugged mountains, lush wilderness, and vibrant culture with Moon Washington.Inside you'll find:* Strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, whether you're spending two days in Seattle or two weeks exploring the whole state, including: "Best Hikes," "Olympic Peninsula Road Trip," 'Best Skiing and Snowboarding," and "Wine and Waterfalls"* Full-color, vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps* Ideas for day trips from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, Tiger Mountain State Forest, Tacoma, Edison, Woodinville Wine Country, and more* Firsthand insight from Seattle resident Matthew Lombardi* Honest advice on where to stay, when to go, and how to get around* Activities and ideas for every traveler, season, and budget: Get out on the water for some of the best kayaking, sailing, or whale watching in the country. Wander the misty, pebble-strewn beaches of the Pacific Coast, or hit the slopes on a ski vacation. Hike or backpack through wild forests to sweeping mountaintop views, or sample your way through the celebrated Washington wine country. Discover Seattle's vibrant music and arts scene, grab a world-renowned cup o' joe, or explore charming cities like Tacoma and Bellevue* Focused coverage of Seattle, the Olympic Peninsula and the Coast, the San Juan Islands and North Puget Sound, the North Cascades, Mount Rainier and the South Cascades, Columbia River Gorge and Wine Country, and Eastern Washington* Detailed, thorough informationincluding background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local cultureWith Moon Washington's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Spending more time in the city? Try Moon Seattle. Hitting the road? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip.
Moon Banff National Park (Second Edition)
By Andrew Hempstead
Find Your Adventure with Moon Travel Guides!Banff sparkles as the crown jewel of Canada's national parks. Explore the best of it with Moon Banff National Park.Moon Banff National Park features:* Strategies for getting to Banff National Park by car or plane* In-depth chapters on each region of the park and its surroundings, including the town of Banff, Lake Louise and vicinity, Icefields Parkway, and other nearby parks* Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert tips for hiking, biking, skiing, and more, plus essential packing and health and safety information* Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directions* The best places to spot wildlife like black bears, elk, and bighorn sheep* The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Ride over the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh or through the sky in a mountain gondola. Follow the vast network of hiking trails along glacial valleys to alpine lakes and to spectacular secluded vistas. Soak in a natural hot spring, treat yourself at a luxurious mountain resort, or discover the park's history at one of Banff's excellent museums. Grab a cup of coffee at a local shop, or experience the town's classic après-ski nightlife* Valuable insight from seasoned explorer and Banff local Andrew Hempstead* Honest advice on when to go and where to stay inside and outside the park, including mountain lodges and campgrounds* Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations* Recommendations for families, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets* Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and historyWith Moon Banff National Park's expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring more of Canada's national parks? Try Moon Canadian Rockies. Hitting the road? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip.
Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island (Second Edition)
By Andrew Hempstead
See Your World Your Way with Moon Travel Guides! Stark mountains, lush rainforest, and a glittering city surrounded by the Pacific. Discover the rugged and the cosmopolitan with Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island.* Strategic itineraries in an easy-to-navigate format, such as "The Best of Vancouver Island," "Family Camping Trip," and "First Nations Highlights"* Curated advice from Canadian writer Andrew Hempstead, who shares the secrets of this beautiful island with you* Full-color with vibrant, helpful photos* Detailed maps and directions for exploring on your own*Activities and ideas for every traveler: complete one of the world's great coastal hikes, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding through protected fjords. Surf the rugged coast, or experience the thrill of hooking a giant salmon. Taste fresh seafood in downtown Victoria and admire the city's timeless architecture. Spend the day in the colorful Butchart Gardens, or learn about the region's natural history at the Royal BC Museum* In-depth coverage of Victoria, Sidney, Southern Gulf Islands, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino, Oceanside, the Comox Valley, the Campbell River, Port McNeill, Port Hardy and the Far North, and more* Background information on the landscape, culture, and neighborhood history* Essential insight on recreation, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book slim enough to fit in your daypackWith Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Expanding your trip? Try Moon British Columbia. Craving more of Canada's incredible wilderness? Check out Moon Banff National Park.
Moon Acadia National Park (Sixth Edition)
By Hilary Nangle
Find Your Adventure with Moon Travel Guides!Breathe in the pine-scented coastal air and discover a new kind of serenity with Moon Acadia National Park.Inside you'll find:* Itineraries for every timeline, budget, and travel style, ranging from one day in the park to a two-week road trip* Full color, vibrant photos and detailed maps* Strategies for getting to Acadia National Park, avoiding crowds, and exploring its less-visited areas* Expert tips for hiking, cycling, shopping, kayaking, and more, plus information on the right gear to pack* The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Pedal Acadia's famed carriage roads or take a driving tour along the scenic byways. Island-hop by sea kayak, or embark on a whale-watching excursion. Wiggle your toes in the warmth of Sand Beach, hike the remote Isle au Haut, or take a romantic horse-drawn carriage to the summit of Day Mountain. Peruse downtown Bar Harbor, take a dip in Echo Lake, and watch the sunset over a feast of freshly caught lobster* Local insight from Maine native and Acadia expert Hilary Nangle* Honest advice on when to go and where to stay near the park, including campgrounds, hotels, and cottages* Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations* In-depth coverage of Acadia on Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula, Blue Hill Peninsula, Deer Isle, Isle au Haut, Ellsworth, and Trenton* Additional coverage of gateway towns, including Bay Harbor, Northeast and Seal Harbors, the Southwest Harbor, Tremont, and islands in Mount Desert's vicinity* Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets* Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and historyWith Moon Acadia National Park's practical tips, myriad activities, and local expertise, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring the rest of New England? Try Moon New England or Moon Maine, Vermont & New Hampshire.