Turtles All the Way Down

Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book)

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate.  So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Continue reading


Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book)

Bilbao, Spain

Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultra-modern Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao to attend a major announcement – the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.”  The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure.  Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough – one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence. Continue reading

The Lonely Hearts Hotel

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Two babies are abandoned in a Montreal orphanage in the winter of 1914.  Before long, their talents emerge, earning them both adoration and hatred.  Pierrot is a piano prodigy; scrappy Rose can light up even the dreariest room with her dancing and comedy.  While forced to travel around the city performing clown routines to raise funds for their orphanage, the children fall in love with each other.  They also make plans for a sensational future together, dreaming of the most provocative circus show the world has ever seen. Continue reading