Space Station Seventh Grade

By: Jerry Spinelli

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Seventh-grader Jason narrates the events of his year, from school, hair and pimples, to mothers, little brothers, and a girl.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Category: Fiction

He's rude, arrogant, cold, unfriendly, and easily bored. But nobody minds, because Sherlock Holmes is a genius at solving mysteries. This collection of some of Holmes's most intriguing cases includes unabridged tales of blackmail, lost fortunes, and, of course, murder.

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

By: Terry McMillan

Category: Fiction

Long-awaited, this high-spirited new novel introduces the Price family: matriarch Viola, her sometimes-husband Cecil, and their four adult kids, each of who sees life-and another-through thick and thin, and entirely on their own terms. With her hallmark exuberance an sassy cast of characters, the author of "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" takes readers even further into the hearts, minds, and souls of America.