The lazy days of summer continue on! Here’s some of the latest fiction books to hit the Pratt’s shelves.
The award-winning author of The Underground Railround returns with the story of Elwood Curtis, who’s innocent mistake lands him in Nickel Academy, a juvenile reformatory. Placed in the vicious environment, Elwood and friend Turner are forced to make a decision whose repercussions will echo down the decades.
Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely independent New Yorker Jennie Jerome took Victorian England by storm. As Lady Randolph Churchill, she gave birth to a man who defined the twentieth century: her son Winston. But Jennie—reared in the luxury of Gilded Age Newport and the Paris of the Second Empire—lived an outrageously modern life all her own, filled with controversy, passion, tragedy, and triumph.
Bend the world to your will, and break those that refuse to comply. This motto has served Masaki Yamaguchi well as the head of the Yakuza family. However, when he meets Oshun Sampson with her own set of rules, things aren’t as clear, or easy as they used to be. Two powerful leaders with one distinct line drawn between them. Will their passion be enough to hold them together? Or, will bedding the enemy result in a bloody war that tears them and their communities apart?
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