Books about Outgoing

  1. Lady Be Good

    by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
    A romantic comedy about a high-powered businesswoman who finds love and adventure in the most unexpected places.

    “[A] sexy and whimsical modern fairy tale.” —,Greensboro News & Record, “The always-funny Susan Elizabeth Phillips…has the heat turned up all the way for this one.” —,Detroit Free Press, The only ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. Undead and Unwed

    by MaryJanice Davidson
    A young woman discovers she is a vampire queen, and must adjust to her new life with her undead court.

    Betsy Taylor—former model, newly unemployed secretary, 30, and still single—wakes up after being flattened by a Pontiac Aztek in a tacky coffin wearing cheap knock-off shoes. Her mother is glad she ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Crazy Rich Asians

    by Kevin Kwan
    An entertaining look at the extravagant lifestyles of the ultra-wealthy in Singapore.

    The book is told from the perspective of five main characters: Rachel Chu, Nicholas (Nick) Young, Eleanor Young, Astrid Leong, and Edison Cheng. The story revolves around the grand wedding of ... (Wikipedia)

  4. I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

    by Kevin Hart
    A raw, honest memoir recounting life lessons learned through trials and tribulations.

    New York Times bestselling author, superstar comedian, and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the , ... (Barnes & Noble)

  5. Creepshow

    by Stephen King
    Collection of horror stories featuring supernatural and apocalyptic events.

    A young boy named Billy Hopkins ,[a], ( Joe Hill ) gets disciplined by his father Stan ( Tom Atkins ) for reading a horror comic titled Creepshow . After swiping the comic from Billy and throwing it ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Pippi in the South Seas

    by Astrid Lindgren
    Pippi, Tommy, and Annika sail to the South Seas and have adventures with cannibals, sharks, and pirates.

    "Any reappearance of the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking is cause for celebration. This installment is no exception." - The New York Times ... (Goodreads)

  7. A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex

    by Chris Jericho
    Autobiography of wrestler Chris Jericho, detailing his journey from small-town Canada to international fame in the world of professional wrestling.

    Chris Jericho is the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the WWE and WCW, and has been called one of the fifty greatest wrestlers of all time. He tells the story of his journey from wrestling ... (Goodreads)

  8. Virals

    by Kathy Reichs
    A group of friends uncover a mysterious medical secret that unlocks superhuman abilities.

    Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (of the Bones novels and hit TV show), is the leader of a ragtag band of teenage "sci-philes" who live on a secluded island ... (Goodreads)

  9. Explosive Eighteen

    by Janet Evanovich
    Amateur detective Stephanie Plum navigates a series of dangerous cases with her quirky sidekicks.

    Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich.,, B,efore Stephanie can even step foot ... (Goodreads)

  10. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

    by Chelsea Handler
    A humorous collection of stories about one woman's many misadventures with dating.

    You've either done it or know someone who has: the one-night stand, the familiar outcome of a night spent at a bar, sometimes the sole payoff for your friend's irritating wedding, or the only relief ... (Goodreads)

  11. William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope

    by Ian Doescher
    A reimagining of the classic Star Wars story, in the style of a Shakespearean play.

    MAY THE VERSE BE WITH YOU! Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas's epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) ... (Goodreads)

  12. Maid-sama! Vol. 01

    by Hiro Fujiwara
    Misaki Ayuzawa, the first female student council president at a formerly all-boys school, works part-time at a maid cafe to support her family.

    Once an all-boys school, Seika High, infamous for its rowdy students, has recently become a co-ed school. However, with the female population still remaining a minority even after the change over the ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Full Scoop

    by Janet Evanovich
    A humorous romantic mystery, following a small-town ice-cream shop owner as she solves a murder.

    Dear Reader: Mercury's in retrograde, and folks in Beaumont, South Carolina, are dealing with gossip, scandal, misunderstandings, and more secrets than ever. Local pediatrician Maggie Farnsworth has ... (Goodreads)

  14. Aloha from Hell

    by Richard Kadrey
    Sandman Slim is back, fighting demons and navigating the underworld of Los Angeles to save his beloved city from destruction.

    “Richard Kadrey is a genius.” —Holly Black “Sandman Slim is my kind of hero.”, —Kim Harrison All hail Sandman Slim, author Richard Kadrey’s ultra-extreme anti-hero and recent escapee from Lucifer’s ... (Barnes & Noble)

  15. MacRieve

    by Kresley Cole
    A Scottish werewolf seeks revenge on his captors, but falls for a Valkyrie who may be his enemy. Steamy romance and supernatural battles ensue.

    In this pulse-pounding Immortals After Dark tale, #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole delves into the darkest mysteries and deepest passions of Clan MacRieve. . . A Beast In Torment ... (Goodreads)

  16. Daisy's Back in Town

    by Rachel Gibson
    Daisy returns to her hometown and rekindles a romance with her high school crush. But their past secrets threaten to tear them apart.

    When Daisy Monroe walked out of Lovett, Texas fifteen years ago, she thought she'd left troublemaker Jackson Lamott Parrish behind her. But some things you can't just leave in the past. Now she's ... (Goodreads)

  17. Rock Chick

    by Kristen Ashley
    A young woman's journey to find her inner strength, reclaim her power and find love.

    Indy Savage, cop's daughter, rock chick and used bookstore owner, has been in love with Lee Nightingale, once bad boy, now the man behind Nightingale Investigations, since she was five years old. No ... (Goodreads)

  18. Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo

    by Obert Skye
    Ordinary boy Leven Thumps discovers a secret gateway to a magical world called Foo, where he must save the land from evil forces.

    WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. "Lev") lives a wretched life in Burnt Culvert, Oklahoma. But his life is about to change and his destiny be fulfilled as he learns about a ... (Goodreads)

  19. Lucky

    by Jackie Collins
    A young woman rises to fame and fortune in Hollywood, but must navigate the dark side of the industry to protect herself and those she loves.


  20. Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake

    by Barbara Park
    Junie B. Jones joins a carnival and helps to stop a cake-eating contest. Hilarious and relatable for young readers.

    "Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun." –Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man Barbara Park's #1, New York Times, bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, has been keeping kids laughing--and ... (Goodreads)

  21. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

    by Eric Litwin
    A groovy cat embarks on a whimsical journey of counting buttons and discovering the power of positive thinking.

    An award-winning and bestselling Pete the Cat hardcover picture book! Count down with Pete in this rocking story that makes counting fun! Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the ... (Goodreads)

  22. Mini Shopaholic

    by Sophie Kinsella
    A young woman confronts her shopping addiction and learns to manage her finances.

    Sophie Kinsella has dazzled readers with her irresistible Shopaholic novels–sensational international bestsellers that have garnered millions of devoted fans and catapulted her into the first rank of ... (Goodreads)

  23. Surprise Island

    by Gertrude Chandler Warner
    Two orphaned siblings explore the wonders of the natural world on a remote island.

    The Aldens spend the summer on Grandfather's island! Joe, the island's friendly handyman, helps them with anything they need, but as the children continue to explore their summer home, they realize ... (Barnes & Noble)

  24. Lumberjanes: Up All Night

    by Noelle Stevenson
    The Lumberjanes go on a camping trip, but strange things start happening at night. Can they solve the mystery?

    Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way! ... (Goodreads)

  25. How to Talk to Girls at Parties

    by Neil Gaiman
    Two teenage boys crash a party and meet some very unusual girls. A coming-of-age story with a sci-fi twist.

    Enn is a fifteen-year-old boy who just doesn't understand girls, while his friend Vic seems to have them all figured out. Both teenagers are in for the shock of their young lives, however, when they ... (Goodreads)

  26. Tommo and Hawk

    by Bryce Courtenay
    Two brothers, Tommo and Hawk, grow up in the Australian outback and face challenges of poverty, family conflict, and war.

    Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of fifteen in Hobart. Together they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale ... (Goodreads)

  27. The Lonely Hearts Club

    by Elizabeth Eulberg
    Fed up with boys, Penny starts a club for girls to focus on themselves. But love finds a way in.

    Love is all you need... or is it? Penny's about to find out in this wonderful debut. Penny is sick of boys and sick of dating. So she vows: no more. It's a personal choice. . .and, of course, soon ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Search

    by Nora Roberts
    A romantic suspense novel about a woman who must confront her past to save her future.

    To most people, Fiona Bristow seems to have an idyllic life: a quaint house on an island off Seattle's coast, a thriving dog-training school, and a challenging volunteer job performing canine search ... (Goodreads)

  29. Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

    by Steven Tyler
    Memoir of Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith, detailing his life, struggles with addiction, and rise to fame.

    “Steven Tyler is one of the giants of American music, who’s been influential for a whole generation of Rock ’n’ Roll fans around the world. Long May He Rock!”,—Sir Paul McCartney,, Does the Noise in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  30. Third Grave Dead Ahead

    by Darynda Jones
    A paranormal investigator must save the world from an evil force, while uncovering secrets of her past.

    Paranormal private eye. Grim reaper extraordinaire. Whatever. Charley Davidson is back! And she's drinking copious amounts of caffeine to stay awake because, every time she closes her eyes, she sees ... (Goodreads)

  31. Giant Days, Vol. 3

    by John Allison
    Follow the lives of three university students as they navigate through the ups and downs of college life.

    Continuing their first semester at university, fast friends Susan, Esther, and Daisy want to find their footing in life. The girls, along with their male hall-mates, Ed and McGraw find that college ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All

    by Rachel Renée Russell
    Nikki Maxwell navigates the ups and downs of middle school, dealing with crushes, frenemies, and embarrassing moments.

    Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series. Nikki Maxwell develops a sudden interest in student ... (Barnes & Noble)

  33. Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 8

    by Bisco Hatori
    The Host Club goes on a trip to France, where they encounter new friends and challenges. Haruhi must confront her feelings for Tamaki.

    The uproarious comedy about a girl enlisted to work in a lavish host club! In this screwball romantic comedy, Haruhi, a poor girl at a rich kids' school, is forced to repay an $80,000 debt by working ... (Barnes & Noble)

  34. Envy

    by Anna Godbersen
    In the luxurious world of Manhattan's elite in the 1920s, two best friends become rivals for love and social status.

    Henry Schoonmaker, the handsome son of a wealthy tycoon, is now married to Penelope Hayes, due to her scheming. Henry refuses to even sleep in the same room as his new wife, as he remains infatuated ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle

    by Si Robertson
    Si Robertson shares his life experiences, humor, and wisdom, including behind-the-scenes stories from the popular TV show "Duck Dynasty."

    You know him from the hit A&E® show Duck Dynasty ® — now you can enjoy Uncle Si’s tall tales, crazy exploits, and quirky one-liners in one raucous collection! As you read this book, there are a few ... (Goodreads)

  36. Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 1: Cosmic Avengers

    by Brian Michael Bendis
    A group of misfit heroes band together to save the galaxy from destruction. Action-packed and humorous, with a killer soundtrack.

    There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! But why has Earth suddenly become the most important planet in the galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out! Join ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Animals of Farthing Wood

    by Colin Dann
    A group of woodland animals flee their homes to escape destruction and embark on a perilous journey to find a new home.

    The story opens with the animals discovering that their small pond has been filled in. Humans dug up the surrounding heath some time ago, and have reduced the size of Farthing Wood itself since then, ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Five on a Hike Together

    by Enid Blyton
    The Famous Five go on a hike and stumble upon a mysterious cave, leading them on an adventure to uncover hidden treasure.

    Two pupils at Julian’s and Dick’s school win a scholarship so that the school gets extra holidays. Because Anne and George have a mid-term break at the same time the Five decide immediately to go for ... (Wikipedia)

  39. Five on a Secret Trail

    by Enid Blyton
    The Famous Five follow a mysterious trail to uncover a secret. Adventure and danger await them at every turn.

    George decides to go camping with her dog, Timmy, so he can recover from an ear injury without being mocked for wearing a large cardboard collar that prevents him from scratching his wound. George is ... (Wikipedia)

  40. Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me

    by Chelsea Handler
    A collection of pranks and lies played by Chelsea Handler on her friends and family, as told by the victims themselves.

    A hilarious #1 bestselling collection of essays from those nearest and dearest to comedian Chelsea Handler–the people she's lied to. "My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake ... (Goodreads)

  41. How to Be Popular

    by Meg Cabot
    A high school girl transforms herself from a social outcast to a popular girl, but realizes the true value of friendship and being true to oneself.

    Steph Landry has been the target of jokes since sixth grade when she spilt a red Super Big Gulp on Lauren Moffat's white D&G skirt. In response, Lauren coined the phrase "Don't be such a Steph ... (Wikipedia)

  42. Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married

    by Marian Keyes
    A woman's journey of self-discovery and romance, while trying to find her path in life.

    What happens when a psychic tells Lucy that she'll be getting married within the year? Her roommates panic! What is going to happen to their blissful existence of eating take-out, drinking too much ... (Goodreads)

  43. The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love

    by Jill Conner Browne
    A humorous and irreverent guide to love and life, filled with advice, anecdotes, and recipes from the self-proclaimed Sweet Potato Queens.

    To know the Sweet Potato Queens is to love them, and if you haven't heard about them yet, you will. Since the early 1980s, this group of belles gone bad has been the toast of Jackson, Mississippi, ... (Goodreads)

  44. Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl

    by Rachel Renée Russell
    Nikki's adventures continue as she tries to navigate the social hierarchy of middle school and plan the ultimate party.

    It’s , ,, Diary of a Wimpy Kid , ,, for girls in this hilarious novel!,, Recipe for disaster: 4 parties. Add 2 friends and 1 crush. Divide by 1 mean girl out to RUIN Nikki. Mix well, put fingers over ... (Goodreads)

  45. Being Nikki

    by Meg Cabot
    After a case of mistaken identity, a girl finds herself living the life of a famous celebrity. But is it all it's cracked up to be?

    THINGS AREN'T PRETTY FOR EMERSON WATTS. Em was sure there couldn't be anything worse than being a brainiac in the body of a teenaged supermodel. But it turned out she was wrong. It turns out she has ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Thief

    by Clive Cussler
    A high-stakes adventure as master thief, Sam and his team race against time to recover a stolen artifact before it falls into the wrong hands.

    On the ocean liner Mauretania , two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. ... (Goodreads)

  47. Mr. Perfect

    by Linda Howard
    Love story of a woman and her ideal man, who turns out to have a mysterious past.

    What would make the perfect man? That's the deliciously racy topic that Jaine Bright and her three girlfriends are pondering one night at their favorite after-hours hot spot: Mr. Perfect. Would he be ... (Goodreads)

  48. Stop in the Name of Pants!

    by Louise Rennison
    Georgia Nicolson's hilarious adventures continue as she navigates teenage life, love, and friendship.

    Time to gird the loins and pucker up. Blimey O'Reilly's trousers! Three maybe-boyfriends is a lot for any girl to handle–red-bottomed or not. What with Robbie the Sex God back from Kiwi-a-gogo land ... (Goodreads)

  49. Giant Days, Vol. 2

    by John Allison
    Follow the hilarious misadventures of three university friends as they navigate through life, love, and exams.

    Continuing their first semester at university, fast friends Susan, Esther, and Daisy want to find their footing in life, But in the face of hand-wringing boys, “personal experimentation,” holiday ... (Barnes & Noble)

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