Leadership In Turbulent Times
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Air Date/Time October 30, 12:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 496 pages, hardcover, Simon & Schuster
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.
Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity...Learn More
Out of Body
by Suzanne Brockmann
Air Date/Time September 26, 2 pm (Central)
1st ed., 154 pages, paperback, CreateSpace
New, never before published novel published July 2018.
Friends to lovers, with a supernatural twist… Henry’s been in love with his best friend Malcolm since college, but after he kisses Mal on Halloween night, things go desperately wrong. Awkward turns to just plain weird when Mal mysteriously vanishes. And weird gets freaky when Henry starts to wonder if he’s being haunted by Mal’s ghost.
Friends of the Wigwam
by John William Huelskamp
Air Date/Time September 20, 3:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 384 pages, paperback, Barrington Group
FRIENDS OF THE WIGWAM is a historical novel and love story about six young friends whose innocence is stripped from them seemingly overnight in the brutal setting of the American Civil War.
Meticulously researched and based on real-life people and true events, FRIENDS OF THE WIGWAM spans 1857-1865 and introduces you to the courageous men and women from Illinois who staged...Learn More
by Brenda Novak
Air Date/Time August 28, 1:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 416 pages, paperback, St Martin’s Press
From New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak comes Face Off, the next installment of Dr. Evelyn Talbot and her murderous home for psychopaths.
SHE VOWED NEVER TO BE A VICTIM AGAIN. BUT NOW A KILLER HAS HER IN HIS SIGHT. . .
Tortured and left for dead at sixteen, Evelyn Talbot turned her personal nightmare into her life’s work―studying the disturbing psychopathy...Learn More
When The Lights Go Out
written by Mary Kubica
Air Date/Time August 28, 12:00 noon (Central)
1st ed., 336 pages, hardcover
A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica.
Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social...Learn More
A Campaign of Giants–The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (Civil War America)
by A. Wilson Greene
Air Date/Time July 19, 5:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 728 pages, hardcover, University of North Carolina Press
Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War’s longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate...Learn More
Her Perfect Affair – Matched To Perfection Series
by Priscilla Oliveras
Air Date/Time: April 19, 2:00pm (Central)
Rosa Fernandez doesn’t act on impulse — she’s the responsible one, planning her career with precision, finally landing a job as the librarian at conservative Queen of Peace Academy, confining her strongest emotions to her secret poetry journal. But she’s been harboring a secret crush on dreamy Jeremy Taylor, and after one dance with him at her sister’s wedding, Rosa longs to let loose for the first...Learn More
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Creating the Land of Lincoln
by Frank Cicero
Air Date/Time: April 14, 12 pm (Central)
How three constitutions built the modern Prairie State
In its early days, Illinois seemed destined to extend the American South. Its population of transplants lived an upland southern culture and in some cases owned slaves. Yet the nineteenth century and three constitutions recast Illinois as a crucible of northern strength and American progress.
Frank Cicero Jr. provides an appealing new history of Illinois as expressed by the state’s...Learn More
by Jan Jacobi
Air Date/Time March 10, 12 Noon (Central)
1st ed., 208p., paperback
Abe Lincoln is growing up on the American frontier in Indiana. It s cold, there isn t usually enough to eat, there s nothing at all to read, and the one job that awaits him is farmer, like his overbearing father.
But a chance to travel down the Mississippi river offers Abe the opportunity to see and meet people he has never dreamed of. Abe s eyes...Learn More
Tiny and the Big Dig
written by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illustrated by Matt Myers
Air Date/Time March 1, 5:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 32 pages, hardcover
Tiny and the Big Dig
The newest bedtime story for ages 3-5 from New York Times Best Selling author Sherri Duskey Rinker.
I smell a bone. A bone that’s BIG.
I’ll get it out, I’ll dig and dig.
A big, BIG bone! I know it’s there!
It will take work, but I don’t care!
The Girls In The Picture
by Melanie Benjamin
Air Date/Time: February 22, 3:00pm (Central)
It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure of Los Angeles, where she is determined to live independently as an artist. But the word on everyone’s lips these days is “flickers”—the silent moving pictures enthralling theatergoers. Turn any corner in this burgeoning town and you’ll find made-up actors running around, as a movie camera captures it all.
This Infernal War: The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard
edited by Timothy Mason Roberts
Air Date/Time February 2, 3 PM (Central)
1st ed., 376., hardcover
The anti-war love letters of a Copperhead soldier and his wife…
Among collections of letters written between American soldiers and their spouses, the Civil War correspondence of William and Jane Standard stands out for conveying the complexity of the motives and experiences of Union soldiers and their families. The Standards – of Lewiston in Fulton County,...Learn More
Now That You Mention It: A Novel
by Kristan Higgins
Air Date/Time: January 10, 2pm (Central)
New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins welcomes you home in this witty, emotionally charged novel about the complications of life, love and family.
One step forward. Two steps back. The Tufts scholarship that put Nora Stuart on the path to becoming a Boston medical specialist was a step forward. Being hit by a car and then overhearing her boyfriend hit on another doctor when she thought...Learn More
Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Col 1: From the Defenses of Washington to Chancellorsville, 1862-63
by James S. Pula
Air Date/Time December 1, noon CST
1st ed., 312, hardcover
The XI Corps served in the Army of the Potomac for just twelve months (September 1862-August 1863), during which it played a pivotal role in the critical battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Thereafter, the corps hastened westward to reinforce a Union army in besieged Chattanooga, and marched through brutal December...Learn More