Book List in Order:11 titles


  • When it's dark and it's raining, you never know what might happen! A single raindrop could be the beginning of something scary, fun, and way out of control, all at the same time. The kids are getting ready for bed when-what do they see? A very small ...


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    Why did Cora Lee's mother disappear?A quirky private investigator attempts to help a homeless 8-year-old find her missing mother. What could possibly go wrong?“It’s okay to be silly,” eight-year-old Cora Lee says as she watches Jack fumble his ...


  • Lulu Sawyer, the heroine of Diane Johnson's captivating new novel, arrives in Marrakech, Morocco, hoping to rekindle her romance with a worldly Englishman, Ian Drumm. It's the perfect cover for her assignment with the American CIA: tracing the flow o...


  • "Johnson is more droll than Henry James, to whom she's been compared, and she's as witty as a modern-day Voltaire. Vraiment, L'Affaire, c'est irresistible!”—Publishers WeeklyAmy Hawkins, a Palo Alto girl who made herself a dot-com fortune, goes...


  • "Like Jane Austen, Johnson delights in the worldly rituals surrounding courtship and marriage... she is a philosopher as much as a novelist." The New Yorker From the author of the acclaimed bestseller and National Book Award finalist Le Divorce, a...



  • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST"If one were to cross Jane Austen and Henry James, the result would be Diane Johnson."—San Francisco ChronicleThe national bestseller and inspiration for the major motion picture starring Naomi Watts and Kate Hudson!Call...


  • Ivy Tarro comes to San Francisco's great Alta Buena Hospital with a minor medical problem, but suddenly her life is endangered while around her swirl the exploding, and sometimes scandalous, dramas of hospital life...






  • On the eve of the revolution in Iran, Chloe Fowler, alone after the unexpected departure of her doctor husband, finds herself in a country undergoing violent change where everyone suspects everyone of something...


  • A National Book Award finalist, this novel relates the events of four crucial days in the lives of four people sharing a rambling Victorian house, "lying low" and harboring secrets not meant to be shared. Theo Wait, a middle-aged former ballet dancer...