Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • When a Mafiosi comes to town, it gives him a chance to make a killing at the racetrack.  He needs to draw in others, and they have to have more to lose than he does. Danny, the jockey, already has had one questionable race from his past. Charlie, th...


  • Twelve-year-old Shelby has always looked forward to vacations at the family's beach cabin on the Oregon coast, but this year, everything's different. Everything's wrong. Why do so many things have to be changing all at once? "With insight and sensit...


  • Seventeen-year-old Lovisa King leaves Missouri for the Oregon Territory in 1845. A Heart for Any Fate, based on the history of a company of real pioneers, tells the story of the King family, whose careful plans are challenged by the harsh, unforeseen...


  • Life at Robby Hummer's house is wild, fun, and a big mess since his twin brother and sister were born. At school, he'd rather read quietly than play games at recess of watch a filmstrip. But his teacher thinks he reads too much and sends him to Mrs. ...


  • In our defense, I can say only that nothing seemed so terribly strange in the beginning...When, in 1903, the fiery preacher Joshua arrives in sleepy Corvallis, Oregon, Eva Mae -- and the whole town -- is never the same again. Joshua is wonderful. He'...


  • Outspoken individualist Kathy is out of step with most girls at her Oregon high school. What's Kathy doing stuck in her small town when so much is happening in the world--Vietnam protests, civil rights battles, free love, kids running away to be hipp...


  • "Set in the Oregon woods of 1933, this swift paced novel gives us a young girl living a life she loves in a remote logging camp...When the fabled Tillamook Burn begins with a small blaze in Gales Creek Canyon, we feel the danger, care about the peopl...



  • Since "ORDINARY MIRACLES" was first published in 1993, the range of treatments for combating infertility has expanded dramatically, but a generation of women having postponed childbearing has only added to the numbers of those in desperate need of th...






  • Sundara fled Cambodia with her aunt's family to escape the Khmer Rouge army when she was thirteen, leaving behind her parents, her brother and sister, and the boy she had loved since she was a child.Now, four years later, she struggles to fit in at h...