by Kalynn Bayron Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book in Sora
It's 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives. Girls not chosen are never heard from again. At the ball, 16 year old Sophia makes the decision to flee when she meets Constance, the last known descendant of Cinderella. Together, they vow to bring down the king once and for all.
by James Conner Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book and audiobook in Sora
From fighting cancer to pursuing a career in the NFL, star Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner has lived a story offering wisdom and advice for anyone who has faced adversity. Conner shares his experiences during his battle with cancer and beyond, encouraging readers and illustrating the spiritual truths and personal principles that got him through his darkest days.
by Jeff Hobbs Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book and audio book in Sora
The author closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college. Carlos, the younger son of undocumented delivery workers, aims to attend an Ivy League college; Tio aims to become an engineer despite a father who doesn't believe in him; Jon, devoted member of the academic decathalon team, has a mother who is suffocating him with her own expectations; and Owen, raised in a wealthy family, can't get serious about academics but knows he must.
by Natalia Sylvester Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book in Sora
When 15-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz's father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes. A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero -- while the whole country is watching.
by Sarah Frey Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book and audio book in Sora
How one tenacious woman escaped rural poverty and created a billion-dollar farming business -- without ever leaving the land she loves. The youngest of her parents' combined twenty-one children, Sarah Frey grew up on a struggling farm in southern Illinois, often having to grow, catch, or hunt her own dinner. Today Frey Farms is one of America's largest fresh produce growers and shippers, with farmland in seven states.
by Ashley Poston Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book in Sora
A fresh, geeky retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Rosie Thorne is feeling stuck -- on her college application essays, in her small town, and in her grief over her mother's death. Meanwhile arrogant young movie star Vance Reigns is trying to live down a scandal by hiding out in her town. Their paths cross.
by Kit Frick Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book in Sora
Teenager Anna Cicconi arrives at the small Hamptons village of Herron Mills for a summer nanny gig, she has high hopes for a fresh start. But she ends up confessing to a murder she didn't commit. Martina Green, teen host of the Missing Zoe podcast, vows to learn the truth.
by Syed M. Masood Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book in Sora
Danyal Jilani doesn't lack confidence. He may not be the smartest guy in the room, but he's funny, gorgeous, and going to make a great chef one day. His father doesn't approve of his career choice, but that hardly matters. What does matter is the opinion of Danyal's longtime crush, Kaval, and her family, who consider him a weak marriage prospect. When Danyal gets selected for Renaissance Man, a school-wide academic championship, it's the perfect opportunity to show everyone he's smarter than they think.
by Jon Meacham Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book and audio book in Sora
An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present. Lewis, who at age 25 marched in Selma, Ala., and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. From an early age, Lewis learned that nonviolence was not only a tactic but a philosophy, a biblical imperative, and a transforming reality.
by Alex Trebek Year Published: 2020 Available as an e-book and audio book in Sora
Longtime "Jeopardy!" host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career. Since debuting as the host of "Jeopardy!" in 1984, Trebek has been bringing entertainment and education into millions of homes five nights a week. Now, fighting stage four pancreatic cancer, he offers personal anecdotes and thoughts on a range of topics, including marriage, parenthood, education, success, spirituality, and philanthropy.