March 31, 2019

Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews portrays an epic Biblical narrative as a young captive woman taken into the prophet Isaiah’s household rises to capture the heart of the future king. Isaiah adopts Ishma, giving her a new name – Zibah, delight of the Lord – thereby ensuring her royal pedigree. As the years pass, Zibah’s lively spirit wins the favor of Prince Hezekiah, yet loving this man will awake in her all the fears and pain of her past, turning her to the only One who can give life, calm her fears, and deliver a nation.

Dragon’s Code by Gigi McCaffrey launches a new adventure in the world of Pern, dependent for centuries on its dragons and their riders to protect it from total annihilation. When greed and resentment begin to simmer among the working people, and disagreements between dragonriders culminate in the exile of an entire clan, the growing tensions threaten to result in the most unthinkable act of all: dragon fighting dragon!

The Line Between by Tosca Lee delivers a frighteningly believable thriller as an extinct disease re-emerges from the melting Alaskan permafrost to cause madness in its victims. Wynter Roth is turned out of New Earth, a self-contained doomsday cult on the American prairie, and finds herself face-to-face with the apocalypse she’s feared all her life. But after her sister shows up, Wynter learns there’s something far more sinister at play.

American Overdose by Chris McGreal journeys through lives and communities wrecked by the opioid epidemic, exposing how Big Pharma hooked Americans on powerfully addictive drugs, and the corrupting of medicine and public institutions that let the opioid makers get away with it. Despite the warnings of a few physicians, the drive to push painkillers has resulted in the resurgence of heroin cartels in America’s heartland, and ruinous consequences that will stretch years into the future.

Bake Like a French Pastry Chef by Michel De Rovira guides with step-by-step instructions, photographs, and troubleshooting tips to reveal the core techniques taught in pastry schools worldwide. Starting from the batters, doughs, and creams that form the building blocks of French pastry, the complete recipes for everything from brioche to mousse-filled cakes will give you the confidence and know-how to achieve pastry perfection.

Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees by Malcolm T. Sanford is a trusted must-have handbook for novice and seasoned beekeepers alike. Featuring color photos and graphics, this go-to reference presents comprehensive yet accessible information on everything from planning hives and installing a colony to preventing disease and managing productive hives that will bear bountiful honey harvests year after year.