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In Ashley Crownover's debut, the classic tale of Beowulf is retold from the point of view of Wealtheow, Queen of the Danes. After a century of silence, Wealtheow provides a woman's perspective on the issues facing her people, raising intriguing literary questions.

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A Cosmopolitan Title to Get Excited About in 2018! Between grad school and multiple jobs, Naledi Smith doesn't have time for fairy tales...or the patience for constant emails claiming she's betrothed to an African prince. Sure. Right. Delete! As a former foster kid, she's learned that the only things she can depend on are herself and the scientific method, and a silly email won't convince her othe…

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Your first kiss. The birth of a child. Your first big job. These indelible memories shape our identity. Great sports moments do that too. Join one of America's most prolific sports-history writers and relive fifteen spectacular sports moments that transfixed and inspired a nation. Now, in this compelling fifteen-lecture series, David L. Hudson, Jr., author of numerous books on sports, explores unf…

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Suspended from his work as an agent for the Crown, Griffin, Duke of Strathmore, exists under a dark cloud of suspicion for crimes he didn’t commit. He’s on a desperate race to clear his name by any means until a grave error lands him under house arrest with the last sort of distraction he needs. Lady Violet West is about to be married to the most boring man in England. When the disgraced Duke of S…

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While attending an exhibition at the Crystal Palace, young cook Kat Holloway is approached by a woman in distress. Lady Covington is a wealthy widow convinced that her entire family is trying to kill her. Kat feels compelled to help, so she escorts the lady home to discover whether she is delusional or in true danger. When it quickly becomes apparent that the threat is all too real, Kat promises a…

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Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by death...because, in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Us…

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Doc Savage, the legendary superman scientist known as the Man of Bronze, captivated adventure readers from 1933 to 1949 in his own pulp magazine, and again in the 1960s through the 1980s in a million-selling Bantam Books paperback series. In 1990, Will Murray, heir apparent to Doc Savage originator Lester Dent, revived the famous Street & Smith superhero in a new series of exploits based on Dent’s…

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When the Crown Jewels go missing from inside a locked room, Mac's spy skills are put to the test. How did the thief break in? Where did the jewels go? And will Mac be able to solve this locked-room mystery before the thief escapes? This mystery isn't just a whodunit... it's a howdunit!The action in this adventure is nonstop as Mac travels to an ancient Irish castle to solve the mystery. There, he…

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With Nealy, horses come first. So when her two grown children's irresponsible acts nearly cost her Shufly, she throws them both off Blue Diamond Farm, choosing to work alone rather than give them another chance to risk her dream of training the promising foal into a Triple Crown winner. But while the estrangement from her children doesn't seem to affect her work, inside, she's shattered. So when t…

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She was covered from head to toe in expensive wool and plaid, the sort of stuff one saw at the Burberry boutique in Harrods. She carried a leather bookbag rather than a nylon backpack. Her patent-leather ballet slippers were glossy and bright. She was proper, the new girl, modest. But there was something else about her. At an exclusive private school in Switzerland, mystery surrounds the identity…

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The precious Crown Jewels have been stolen, and there's only one person who can help the Queen: her newest secret agent, Mac B. To help her, he must travel around the globe in search of the stolen treasure...but will he find it in time?From secret identities to Karate hijinks, this fast-paced, witty, and historically inspired chapter book will keep listeners guessing. With fascinating historical f…

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Lady Charlotte Whitaker is devoted to her family, particularly her sister’s son, Freddie. Her late father, the Marquess of Lockhead, died without a male heir. But on his deathbed, he requested that Freddie inherit the title. Consequently, Lottie’s family has petitioned the Crown. But even though she wants nothing more than to honor her late father’s wishes, she unwittingly reveals a wrinkle to the…

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When the dangerous men who killed her husband in a political assassination threaten Ara, Duchess of Burghly, the Crown assigns her a bodyguard. But the man charged with protecting her is no stranger. He’s Clayton Ludlow, the bastard son of a duke and the first man she ever loved. Eight years after he took her innocence and ruthlessly abandoned her, he’s back in her drawing room and her life. This…

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Lacey found her dream job: playing a princess character at a popular fairytale theme park in sunny southern Florida. Her diamond tiara might not be real, but the smiles of the children she meets every day certainly are. It’s just too bad that her ex-boyfriend was never impressed with her career choice. Henry, the crown prince of Bella-Moritz, is trying to fulfill his young daughter’s birthday wis…

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It is the late autumn of 1942. Our indomitable heroine Poppy Redfern is thoroughly immersed in her new job as a scriptwriter at the London Crown Film Unit, which produces short films featuring British civilians who perform acts of valor and heroism in wartime. After weeks of typing copy and sharpening pencils, Poppy is thrilled to receive her first solo script project: a fifteen-minute film about…

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Shalia is a proud daughter of the desert, but after years of war with the adjoining kingdom, her people are desperate to end the violence. Willing to trade her freedom for peace, Shalia becomes Queen of the Bone Lands, a country where magic is outlawed and the Elementae-those that can control earth, air, fire, and water-are traitors subject to torture...or worse. Before she is even crowned, Shalia…

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Rinkitink, a plump jolly fellow, and his grouchy goat Bilbil assist Inga, the crown prince of Pingaree, in reclaiming his lost kingdom from invaders. Inga is helped in his efforts by three magic pearls: one, blue, giving him superhuman strength; one, pink, protecting him from harm; and one, white, providing him with words of wisdom. But when the pearls are lost, can Queen Ozma, watching events on…

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1421: Henry V and his young bride, Catherine de Valois, are blessed with the birth of a son - but their happiness is short-lived. Catherine is widowed and when her father, the French king, also dies, her son inherits the crowns of France and England. Just ten months old, Henry VI will need his mother's watchful care to protect him from political intrigue, but Catherine is a foreigner at the Englis…

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1421: Henry V and his young bride, Catherine de Valois, are blessed with the birth of a son - but their happiness is short-lived. Catherine is widowed and when her father, the French king, also dies, her son inherits the crowns of France and England. Just ten months old, Henry VI will need his mother's watchful care to protect him from political intrigue, but Catherine is a foreigner at the Englis…

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Join bestselling biographer and sports author David L. Hudson for an inspirational view into the lives and triumphs of the world's greatest athletes. We love them. We cheer for them like we know them personally. We name roads, buildings, and even towns after them. These are the sports heroes and heroines whose athletic accomplishments amaze and inspire us. Many are remarkable not only for their ac…

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Normally Mel and Angie wouldn't be caught dead at a beauty pageant, but when their bakery is asked to provide cupcakes for the seventy-fifth annual Sweet Tiara contest, they can't say no. Between cooking up a daily display for the three-day event and sponsoring a cupcake creation challenge for the participants, Fairy Tale Cupcakes will get great publicity. A high-strung judge targets Lupe, a young…

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Sir Henry, secret agent to the crown, must marry a lady above reproach to afford his illegitimate daughter entrance into society. After narrowly escaping marriage to a highborn bigot, he takes an assignment in Brighton, leading him to an abandoned abbey full of dark whispers and a sinister secret society, the very one Henry has been investigating for three years. Isabella is as beautiful as she is…

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September has been crowned as Queen of Fairyland but the Kingdom is in chaos. The magic of a Dodo egg has brought every King, Queen, or Marquees of Fairyland back to life, each with a claim on the throne and their own plots and histories. In order to make sense of it all, and to save their friend from a job she doesn't want, A-Through-L and Saturday devise a Royal Race, a Monarchical Marathon, in…

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In the twilight of a November evening, Sir Henry, a man of wealth and charm, comes across a badly beaten Eliza, desperate to escape her cruel stepfather. Realizing she has nowhere to go, Sir Henry takes her to his home in Mayfair. There, as she recovers, Henry introduces her to a world of art and literature she never knew existed. But her brutal world follows her to London, where the salons of the…

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Pierce Langdon, Viscount Westfall, is mad. Everyone knows it. He fell from a tree when he was a boy and woke to hear strange voices. When the voices grow stronger as he grows older, his family commits him to Bedlam. But what he hears are the thoughts of those around him—a gift to be used in service to the Order of the M.U.S.E.—until he falls again...this time for a totally unsuitable woman. Lady N…

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Betty Jane Welch reluctantly enters the Miss Delaware contest to make her mother happy and, surprisingly, finds herself to be the judges' choice. Just like that, she's catapulted into the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. Her pageant-approved escort for the week is the dashing, mercurial Griffin McAllister, and she falls for him hard. But when she unexpectedly wins the crown, she finds she ma…

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Princess Sarani Rao has it all: beauty, riches, and a crown. But with her father an Indian maharajah and her late mother a British noblewoman, her mixed blood makes her a pariah and a target. When her father is murdered, her only hope of survival is to escape on the next ship out?captained by the man she once loved...and spurned.Captain Rhystan Huntley, the reluctant Duke of Embry, has a place in…

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An ill newspaper editor, his daughter, a hard-hitting reporter, and a tough newstruck driver — these were the tiny nucleus Richard Wentworth must build into an Army of Liberty, to save the fear-paralyzed people of the State of New Amsterdam from as powerful and ruthless a murder-clique as ever ruled a captured European province! Failure was certain, Wentworth knew, unless the Spider could soar to…

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When night falls you’ll think of Zara. You’ll see those eyes of his glowing with the very fires of hell — and you’ll be glad that the Spider prowls the night to help mankind. For Zara rose from underworld filth . . . to enslave all peoples. He forced strong men to commit suicide in remorse for murders they had never committed. He forced Nita to betray the Spider, the man she loved above all others…

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Down from the bleak Kentucky hills swept the stark-naked mob of murder- maddened Blancos — sacking and slaying as they came! Neither steel nor bullet could stem that terror-tide of man-made albino monsters, whipped to a frenzy of lust by their criminal chief. Eastward they crept until New York, itself, was at their mercy, and human victims, bloodied and outraged, lay in their path. Once again Rich…

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Boston, 1773 Emma Malcolm’s father is staunchly loyal to the crown, but Emma’s heart belongs to Noah Winslow, a lowly printer’s assistant and Patriot. But her father has promised her hand to Samuel Clarke, a rapacious and sadistic man. As his fiancée, she would have to give up Noah and the friends who have become like family to her—as well as the beliefs she has come to embrace. After Emma is draw…

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This 1872 sequel to Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland finds the inquisitive heroine in a fantastic land where everything is reversed. Looking-glass land, a topsy-turvy world lurking just behind the mirror over Alice's mantel, is a fantastic realm of live chessmen, madcap kings and queens, strange mythological creatures, talking flowers and puddings, and rude insects. Brooks…

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Princess Katherine Wyndham went from sensible sister to secret agent. Her mission: to locate her brother - the long-lost crown prince. Her cover: nanny for handsome tycoon Trey Sutherland. Caring for Trey's kids came more naturally than any royal duty. And falling for the brooding widower was effortless. But Katherine had always been the plain-Jane princess. Was it too much to hope that he could w…

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The tabloids are reporting that I’ve taken the crown and run. That’s not entirely true. As you might have guessed, I’m not an ordinary girl, and I don’t lead an ordinary life, but that doesn’t mean I always follow the rules. This time, though, I feel compelled to obey...which means I have to find a king to sit alongside my throne or lose it all. With only the clothes on my back, I head to the land…

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Everyone becomes a philosopher with a drink in hand, but Whiskey and Philosophy takes this natural pairing to a new level. From the first reference to Scotch in 1494 in the records of King James IV of Scotland to Hillary Clinton tossing back that famous shot of Crown Royal during the 2008 campaign, this spirited book captures the history of whiskey, its various forms, and its associated philosophi…

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Many years ago, the magical kingdom of Avalon was left desolate and encased in ice when the evil Snow Queen waged war on the powerful country. Its former citizens are now refugees in a world mostly devoid of magic—which is why the crown prince and his protectors are stuck in...Arizona. Prince Alexei, the sole survivor of the Avalon royal family, is in hiding in a town so lame that magic doesn't ev…

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Other aspiring Knights of Atlantis get epic quests battling monsters. Seventh Novice? She gets sent to a strip club.If she’s to achieve her dream of becoming a Knight—the first and only one who isn’t a sea dragon—Seven has no choice but to grit her teeth and take the assignment. Joe, the infamous Crown Prince of Atlantis, is partying in Las Vegas when he should be rejoining his wildland firefighti…

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Each day is full of possibilities, and Zoe wants to be ready for everything this one might bring. But that makes getting dressed really, really hard! If it's a twirling day, she'll need to wear the purple skirt. But if it's a cartheeling day, she'll want the polka-dot tights. Or it might be a hiding day, perfect for the flower crown that will help her blend into the garden... or a flying day, whic…

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Videos

Armed with laser guns and wit, Pete Winning and his ragtag crew navigate a flooded earth in the not-too-distant future. Braving mutants, pirates, and the seas, they search for the self-crowned evil Queen's coveted maps of the new world.

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Join Raven, Eagle and Frog and their new friends the first people in the land before time. Raven Tales: Bald Eagle is the sixth episode in this series of animated television programs based upon the multiple award-winning animated film, Raven Tales: How Raven Stole the Sun, and celebrating the First Nations' folklore of the Northwest coast. Raven Tales chronicles the wild and wacky adventures of Ra…

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Ryan Defrates is arrogant, reckless, and always insists on working alone. That is, until the day he's paired with a very unlikely partner...his mom! Deb Defrates is not a spy. She knows more about cutting coupons than cutting down on crime, but her wisdom and kindness somehow always seem to save the day!Episode 1 - Ryan Defrates Secret Agent and the Three Ring Disaster - Kackle the clown has taken…

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Solomon is crowned King of Israel and rules the land with love, peace, and respect. While visiting the city, Solomon meets the beautiful Queen of Sheba and falls in love. When she returns to her homeland, Solomon falls into a deep depression, departing from his once idyllic world of peace and luxury while his kingdom threatens to collapse.

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Children's Videos

The barbershop is where the magic happens. Boys go in as lumps of clay and, with princely robes draped around their shoulders, a dab of cool shaving cream on their foreheads, and a slow, steady cut, they become royalty. That crisp yet subtle line makes boys sharper, more visible, more aware of every great thing that could happen to them when they look good: lesser grades turn into As; girls take n…

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