Misc. Fiction

Misc. Fiction 1 – Fiction 5 – Movie/TV  
  2 – Graphic Novels 6 – Western  
  3 – Historical Fiction 7 – Young Adult  
  4 – Humor 8 – Classics  
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Fiction Allende, Isabel Daughter of Fortune    
An orphan raised in Val paraiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, young, vivacious Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. She enters a rough-and-tumble world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold fever. A society of single men and prostitutes among whom Eliza moves, with help of her friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi’en, California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence for the young Chilean. Her search for the elusive lover gradually turns into another kind of journey, and by the time she finally hears news of him, Eliza must decide who her true love really is.
Fiction Andersen, Hans Christian Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales    
This newly compiled collection of 159 fairy tales is the largest anthology of the master storyteller in print today. Hans Christian Andersen is celebrated throughout the world for fairy tales that continue to live as they are passed down from one generation to another.
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Clan of the Cave Bear, The Earth’s Children 01
Here is a novel of awesome beauty and power. A moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Through Jean Auel’s magnificent story telling we are taken back to dawn of mankind and swept up in the wonderful world of a very special heroine, Ayla. Her enthralling story is one we can all share. A natural disaster has left young Ayla alone, wandering, fending for herself in an unfamiliar land. One day, she is discovered by the Clan of the Cave Bear, men and women far different from her own people.
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Valley of Horses, The Earth’s Children 02
Return to the past world we experienced in The Clan of the Cave Bear where we met Ayla, the bold woman who captivates us with her fierce courage and questioning heart. Cruelly cast out by the ancient Clan that adopted her as a child, Ayla now travels alone in a land of glacial cold and  terrifying beasts. She is searching for the Others, a race as tall and blonde and blue eyed as she. But Ayla finds only a hidden valley where a heard of hardy steppe horses roams. Here, she is granted a unique kinship with animals enabling her to learn the secrets of fire and raw survival, but still,
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Mammoth Hunters, The Earth’s Children 03
Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the consummate storytelling artistry and vivid authenticity she brought to The Clan of Cave Bear and its sequel, The Valley of Horses, Jean M. Auel continues the breathtaking epic journey of the woman called Ayla. Riding Whinney with Jondalar, the man she loves, and followed by the mare’s colt, Ayla ventures into the land of the Mamutoi, the Mammoth Hunters. She has finally found the Others she has been seeking.
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Plains of Passage, The Earth’s Children 04
Auel returns to the earliest days of humankind. And to the captivating adventures of the courageous heroine called Ayla. With her companion, Jondalar. Ayla sets out on her most dangerous and daring journey, away from the welcoming hearth of the Mammoth Hunters, and into the unknown. Their odyssey spans a beautiful but treacherous continent the wind swept grasslands of Ice Age Europe, casting the bold pair among strangers. Some will become friends, intrigued by Ayla’s ways of taming wild horses and wolves. Others will become fierce enemies, threatened by what they cannot understand.
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Shelter’s Of Stone Earth’s Children 05
In this triumphant volume, the courageous Ayla and her beloved Jondalar, along with their animal friends Wolfe, Whinney, and Racer, have completed their epic journey across Europe and are greeted by Jondalar’s people, the Zelandonii. These people of the Ninth Cave facinate Ayla, and in their spiritual leader, the woman who initiated Jondalar in to the Gift of Pleasure, she finds a fellow healer woth whom to share he knowledge.
Fiction Auel, Jean M. Land of Painted Caves, The Earth’s Children 06
In this extraordinary conclusion of the ice-age epic series Ayla, Jondalar, and their infant daughter, Jonayla, are living with the Zelandonii in the Ninth Cave. Ayla has been chosen as an acolyte to a spiritual leader and begins arduous training tasks. Whatever obstacles she faces, Ayla finds inventive ways to lessens the difficulties of daily life, searching for wild edibles to make meals and experimenting with techniques to ease the long journeys the Zelandonii must take while honing her skills as a healer and a leader. And there are sacred caves that Ayla’s mentor takes her to see.
Fiction Baldacci, David Christmas Train, The    
Disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon must get from Washington to L.A. In time for Christmas. Forced to take the train across the country because of a slight misunderstanding at airport security, he begins a journey of self-discovery and rude awakenings, mysterious goings-on and thrilling adventures, screwball escapades and holiday magic. He has no idea that the locomotives pulling him across America will actually take him into the rugged terrain of his own heart, as he rediscovers people’s essential goodness and someone very special he believed he had lost.
Fiction Baldacci, David One Summer    
It’s almost Christmas, but there is no joy in the house of terminally ill Jack and his family. With only a short time left to live, he spends his last days preparing to say goodbye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their there children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car acident. With no one able to care for them, the children are seperated from one another and sent to live with family members around the country. Just when all seems lost, Jack begns to recover in a miraculous turn of events. He rises from what ahould have been his deathbed, determined to bring his fractured family back together.
Fiction Baldacci, David et al. A clash of ancient legends    
Multiple Books By Multiple Authors:
A Perfect Day by Richard Paul Evans
Split Second BY David Baldacci
Drifting by Stephanie Gertler
Beachcomber by Karen Robards
Fiction Bear, Erik et al. Mongoliao, The Mongoliao, The 01
Fusing Historical Events with a gripping fictional narrative, this first book in the Mongoliad trilogy reveals a secret history of Europe in the thirteenth century. As the Mongols swept across Asia and were poised to invade Europe in 1241, a small band of warriors, inheritors of an ancient secret tradition, concieved a desperate plan to stop the attack. They must kill the Khan of Khans; if they fail, all of Christendom will be destroyed. In the late nineteenth century a mysterious group of English martial arts aficionados provided Sir Richard F. Burton, well-known expert in exotic languages and historical swordsmanship,
Fiction Bear, Erik et al. Mongoliao, The Mongoliao, The 02
Fusing Historical Events with a gripping fictional narrative, this first book in the Mongoliad trilogy reveals a secret history of Europe in the thirteenth century. As the Mongols swept across Asia and were poised to invade Europe in 1241, a small band of warriors, inheritors of an ancient secret tradition, concieved a desperate plan to stop the attack. They must kill the Khan of Khans; if they fail, all of Christendom will be destroyed. In the late nineteenth century a mysterious group of English martial arts aficionados provided Sir Richard F. Burton, well-known expert in exotic languages and historical swordsmanship,
Fiction Beck, Glenn Christmas Sweater, The    
When Eddie was twelve years old, all he wanted to Christmas was a bike. Although his life had gotten harder, and money tighter, since his father died and the family bakery closed. Eddie dreamed that somehow his mother wouold find a way to have his dream bike gleaming beside their modest Christmas tree that magical morning. What he got from her instead was a sweater.
Fiction Brown, Sandra Rainwater    
Ella Barron is determined that even the ravages of the Dust Bowl will not affect the well-ordered life she has built for herself and her special child, Solly, who lives in a world of his own that even she can’t enter. Aware that he evokes pity and distrust, Ella holds herself aloof from her small community, but her new boarder, David Rainwater, comes into her life—and changes it forever. As economic desperation creates bitter social unrest in the town and surrounding farms, Ella finds herself relying on Mr. Rainwater’s soft-spoken advice and the steely resolve of his convictions. But tensions escalate in the summer heat, until one violent night everything they believe in will be put to the ultimate test.
Fiction Brown, Sandra Witness, The    
Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down help. But she doesn’t dare reveal her true identity or that of her amnesiac passenger to the authorities. Instead, she plans her immediate escape. Her perilous flight begins.
Fiction Buffett, Jimmy Salty Piece of Land, A    
One of America’s most popular storytellers—in song and in his bestselling books—takes us on an unforgettable Caribbean journey in his biggest and most spellbinding novel yet. A Salty Piece of Land is the tale of cowboy Tully Mars’s surprising adventures as he visits the lighthouse on Cayo Loco, a tropical island that’s not on any map—the perfect place to run away from all your problems.
Fiction Buffett, Jimmy Where is Joe Merchant    
Where is Joe Merchant? Five years ago, the rock star committed suicide, yet he keeps popping back into the tabloid headlines like a piece of toast. Could he actually be alive? That’s what his sister, hemorroid-oitment heiress Trevor Kane, wants to know. Journalist Rudy Breno cares only that Merchant gets bigger headlines than Elvis. And for renegade seaplane pilot Frank Bana, the mystery is turning his life upside down. Once again, Jimmy Buffett cooks up an irresistible gumbo of dreamers, wackos, pirates, and sharks, as he leads Trevor and Frank on a wild chase through the Caribbean to a place where anything can happen.
Fiction Burnford, Sheila Incredible Journey, The    
The courageous heartwarming story of three runaway pets. Instict told them the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador reetriever, the rougish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian wilderness. Separately, they would soon have died. But, together, the three house pets face starvation, exposure and wil forest animals to make their way home to the family they love…
Fiction Burroughs, Edgar Rice Return of Tarzan, The    
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Fiction Butcher, A.J. Spy High – Mission One    
Devereaux Academy is not what it seems. The football team practicing beside the ivy-covered dormitory is merely a hologram, and the elderly receptionist could break your neck in three seconds flat. Deveraux’s students rarely call the school by its proper name. They call it spy high.
 Ordinarily, the students hand-picked by Senior Tutor Elmore Grant are flawless, but his latest creation, Bond Team, is falling short of expectations. When personality clashes between elected leader Benjamin T. Stanton Jr. And farmer’s son Jake Daly threaten to torpedo the group’s chances at completing the academy’s rigorous virtual reality
Fiction Cahn, Jonathan Mystery of Shemitah    
The book you can’t affor NOT to read. It is already affecting your life. And it WILL affect your future! Is it possible that there exists a 3000-year-old mystery that, Has been determining the course of your life without you knowing it?
Foretells curre nevets? Revealed the dates and the hours of the greatest crashes in Wall Street history before they happened? Determined the timing of 9/1? Lies behind the rise of America to global superpower and its fall? Has forecast the rising and falling of the world’s stock market throughout modern times?
Fiction Cahn, Jonathan Harbinger, The Harbinger 01
IS IT POSSIBLE. That there exists an ancient mystery that holds the secret of America’s future? That this mystery is behind everything from 9/11 to the collapse of the global economy? That God is now sending a prophetic message on which America’s future hangs? Before its ends as a nation, there appeared in ancient Israel a series of specific omens and signs warning of destruction—these same Nine Harbingers are now manifesting in America with profound ramifications for America’s future and end-time prophecy.
Fiction Cahn, Jonathan Harbinger II, The Harbinger 02
Embark on a mysterious and epic journey with the prophet from an island in New England to the top of the World Trade Center, to a primeval forest, to the steps of the Supreme Court, tho the House of Faces, to the oedestal of the Statue of Kiberty. Though the mysteries are revealed through a narrative, the revelations are totally real, stunning, and life changing.
Fiction Clavell, James Shogun Asian Saga, The 01
A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warworld. A beautiful woman torn between 2 ways of life, 2 ways of love. All brought together in an amazing saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, and the struggle for power…
Fiction Clavell, James Tai-Pan Asian Saga, The 02
The time was the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the fabulously rich, perilously forbidding Chinese mainland. An empire was waiting to be raped and pillaged by those strong and ruthless enough to expose the naked weaknesses of Chinese power. Death was the price of weakness, hesitation, or ignorance of the ways of the East. And it was in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Struan, set out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler.
Fiction Clavell, James Gai-Jin Asian Saga, The 03
The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House…the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shõgun battling to usher his country into the modern age…a beautiful young French woman forever torn between ambition and desire…Their lives…
Fiction Clavell, James King Rat Asian Saga, The 04
The time is WWII. The place is a brutal prison camp deep in Japanese-occupied territory. Here, within the seething mass of humanity, one man, an American corporal, seeks dominance over both captives and captors alike. His weapons are human courage, unblinking understanding of human weaknesses, and total willingness to exploit every opportunity to enlarge his power and corrupt or destroy anyone who stands in his path.
Fiction Clavell, James Noble House Asian Saga, The 05
The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action scarecely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder of financial double-dealing and natural catastropes, fires, flood, landslide. Yet they are days filled with all the mystery and romance of Hong Kong.
Fiction Clavell, James Whirlwind Asian Saga, The 06
Iran, February 1979, a critical moment in history, a time of ferment and revolution when mobs became judges, executions replace trials, old friends become sudden enemies, wives turn against husbands, and Iranians and foreigners alike wait fearfully for the next dread ruling.
Fiction Coben, Harlan Tell no One    
Dr. David Beck has relived every day for the past 8 years the horror of the night his wife was taken. The last night he saw her alive. For him there’s no closure. Then, a message appears on his computer, a phrase only he and his dead wife know. Suddenly…
Fiction Coe, Jonathan Winshaw Legacy, The Top 100  
This shamelessly entertaining novel introduces readers to what may be the most powerful family in England, and is certainly the vilest. When mad Aunt Tabitha Winshaw engages Michael Owen to write a history of the Winshaw family, he uncovers a trail of backstabbing and deciet that leadf from World War II to the wholesale plunder of the 1980s.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Alchemist, The    
It’s the story of an Andalusian sheperd boy named Santiago who travel from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist…
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Pilgrimage, The    
A JOURNEY FOR THE AGES The Pilgrimage paved theway to Paulo Coelho’s international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions–to truly comprehend one, you must read the other. Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coelho’s pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one’s own path. In the end, we discover that the extraordinary is always found in the ordinary and simple ways of everyday people. Part adventure, part story, part guide to self-discovery, this compelling tale delivers the perfect combination of enchantment and insight.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Witch of Portobello, The    
How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of who we are? That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho’s profound new work,  The Witch of Portobello. It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena, told by the man who knew her well—or hardly at all. Like The Alchemist,  The Witch of Portobello is the kind of story that will transform the way readers think about love, passion, joy, and sacrifice.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Warrior of the Light – A Manual Live the Books Courage
WARRIOR OF THE LIGHT: A MANUAL is an inspirational companion to THE ALCHEMIST. Every short passage invites us to live out our dreams, to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to our own unique destiny. In his inimitable style, Paulo Coelho helps bring out the Warrior of the Light within each of us. He also shows readers how to embark upon the way of the Warrior: the one who appreciates the miracle of being alive, the one who accepts failure, the one whose quest leads him to become the person he wants to be.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Fifth Mountain, The Live the Books Faith
Fleeing his home from persecution, 23-year-old Elijah takes refuge with a young widow and her son in the beautiful town of Akbar. Already struggling to maintain his sanity in a chaotic world of tyranny and war, he is now forced to choose between his new-found love and his overwhelming sense of duty. Evoking all the drama and intrigue of the colorful, chaotic Middle East, Paulo Coelho turns the trials of Elijah into an inspiring story of how faith and love can ultimately triumph over suffering. A gripping and moving story of how one man can surmount tragedy and inspire a war-torn city to rebuild itself.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept Live the Books Forgiveness
Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar into a strong and independent woman, while her devoted childhood friend has grown into a handsome and charismatic spiritial leader. She has learned well how to bury her feelings…and he has turned to religion as a refuge from his inner conflicts. Now they are together once again, embarking on a journey fraught with difficulties, as long-buried demons of blame and resentment resurface after more than a decade. But in a small village in the French Pyrenees,
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Valkyries, The Live the Books Hope
A Story About Forgiving Our Past and Believing in Our Future. Join beloved author Paulo Coelho on his journey through the Mojave Desert to find his guardian angel and, ultimately, the spiritual peace he craves. A masterful blend of the exotic locales, dramatic adventure, and magical storytelling for which his fictional works are renowned, this true-life account is at once a modern-day adventure and metaphysical odyssey.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Eleven Minutes Live the Books Love
Eleven Minutes’ is the story of Maria, a young girl from a Brazilian village, whose first innocence brushes with love leave her heartbroken. At a tender age, she becomes convinced that she will never find true love, instead believing that ‘love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer…’ A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune. Maria’s despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness—sexual pleasure for its own sake
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Zahir, The Live the Books Obsession
The narrator of THE ZAHIR is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys all the privileges money and celebrity bring. His wife of ten years, Esther, is a war correspondent who has disappeared along with a friend, Mikhail, who may or may not be her lover. Was Esther kidnapped, murdered, or did she simply escaped a marriage that left her unfulfilled? The narrator doesn’t have any answers, but he has plenty of questions of his own. Then one day Mikhail finds the narrator and promises to reunite him with his wife. In his attempt to recapture a lost love, the narrator discovers something unexpected about himself.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Veronika Decides to Die Live the Books Redemption
Twenty-four-year old Veronika seems to have everything—youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does—at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live. Inspired by events in Coelho’s own life, VERONIKA DECIDES TO DIE questions the meaning of madness and celebrates individuals who do not fit into patterns society considers to be normal.
Fiction Coelho, Paulo Devil and Miss Prym, The Live the Books Temptation
A stranger arrives at the remote village of Viscos, carrying with him a backpack containing a notebook and eleven gold bars. He comes searching for the answer to a question that torments him: Are human beings, in essence, good or evil? In welcoming the mysterious foreigner, the whole village becomes an accomplice to his sophisticated plot, which will forever mark their lives. A novel of temptation by the internationally bestselling author Paulo Coelho, THE DEVIL AND MISS PRYM is a thought-provoking parable of a community devoured by greed, cowardice, and fear—as it struggles with thechoice between good and evil.
Fiction Collins, Jackie Drop Dead Beautiful    
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Fiction Collins, Jackie Lovers & Players    
Fiction Collins, Jackie Lady Boss    
Raised in a ruthless crime family, Gina Santangelo’s daughter fought her way up for honor, pride, loyalty, love. No stranger to passion, Lucky’ s found the love she craves with Lenni Golden, charismatic film star and her third husband. Now she’s primed for the ultimate challenge, taking over Panther Studios, and showing Hollywood what a fearlessly independent, strong woman can do.
Fiction Collins, Suzanne Gregor the Overlander Underland Chronicles, The 01
When 11-year-old Gregor follows his little sister through a grate in the laundry room of their NY apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland beneath the city. There, humans live uneasily beside giant spiders, bats, cockroaches, and rats–but…
Fiction Conroy, Pat Beach Music    
Spanning 3 generations and 2 continents, from the contemporary ruins of the American South to the ancient ruins of Rome, from the unutterable horrors of the Holocaust to the lingering trauma of Vietnam, this work sings with life’s pain and glory.
Fiction Courtenay, Bryce Power of One, The    
In 1939, as Hitler cast  his enormous, cruel shadow across the world, hatred of a similar kind took root in South Africa, where the seeds of apartheid were newly sown. There a boy called Peekay was born. He spoke the wrong language–English, the language spoken by those who had sent the Afrikaners to the world’s first concentration camps during the Boer War. He was suckled by a woman of the wrong color–black, the color of fear and disdain. His childhood was marked by humiliation and abandonment. Yet he vowed to survive–
Fiction Cronin, Justin Passage, The Passage Trilogy, The 01
An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy–abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape–but he can’t stop society’s collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair,
Fiction Cronin, Justin Twelve, The Passage Trilogy, The 02
The present day: As a man-made apocalypse unfolds, three strangers navigate the chaos—an expectant mother planning for her child’s arrival even as civilization dissolves around her; an armed loner dodging the growing hordes of the infected; a teenage girl fighting for her little brother’s life in a landscape of death. These three will learn that they have not been fully abandoned—and that in connection lies hope, even on the darkest of nights. One hundred years later: Amy and her followers continue their battle to vanquish the Twelve—a dozen death-row inmates transformed by an ancient virus into terrifying monsters,
Fiction Cronin, Justin City of Mirrors, The Passage Trilogy, The 03
All is quiet in the world. The Twelve have been destroyed, and the hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon civilization has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew—and daring to dream of a hopeful future. But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy—humanity’s only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him. One last time light and dark will clash, and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate.
Fiction Dearth, Paige Believe Like a Child    
Alessa is just seven years old when her uncle rapes her for the first time. As the years pass, his secual appetite becomes more voracious and his perversion more twitsted, until the abuse has become almost a daily ritual, with the unspoken involvement of the girl’s mother. At the age of sixteen, after the death of her only friend, Alessa finds herself at the mercy of her real life monster, with no relief in sight. She flees her home to escape this hell, only to find herself descending into a more dangerous one. Alone and helplessin the streets of North Philadelphia, she encounters more human predators who want to take over her life and devour her.
Fiction Dearth, Paige Mean Little People    
Seven-year-old Tony Bruno just wants to fit in, but the bullies at his school are cruel and relentless. At home, he leans on his mother Teresa for strength and comfort, but she’s no match for his father, Carmen, His father, a fighter and bully himself, hates Tony. He is embarrassed by the child for not fighting back and wishes Tony was never born. Then as a teen, in a blind courage, Tony fights back shifting the balance of power with his peers. Even Tony sets things straight with the neighborhood boys, his father continues to terrorize him.
Fiction Dearth, Paige One Among Us    
Eleven-year-old Maggie Clarke is abducted from her loveing family and therust into the indescribably horrific and largely unknown underworld of human sex trafficing. In the captivity, Maggie’s life turns into a nightmare most children couldn’t imagine. When Maggie isn’t being sols to clients, she focuses on caring for Seth, a young boy who was also abduced. With the help of Detective Rae Harker, the Clarkes’ frantically search for their daughter. Haunted by his own demons, Detective Harker vows to find Maggie—dead or alive.
Fiction Dearth, Paige When Smiles Fade    
Emma was unloved from the moment she was born. Her earliest memory is being severely beaten by her father, Pepper Murphy, when she was just eight-years-old. Seething with resentment over the sacrifice of his dreams for a woman he cares little about and children he never wanted, Pepper chooses to blame his older daughter. Her mother, Valerie, makes matters worse with her verbal abuse, leaving Emma isolated with a amna that had no boundaries in punishing his daughter, taking his abuse to unimaginable levels.
Fiction DiLouie, Craig Crash Drive    
October, 1942, The United States and the Empire of Japan are at war. Charlie Harrison, a young and ambitious lieutenant, reports for duty aboard the S-55, a worn-out WWI-era submarine. While the Battle of Guadalcanal rages on land, air, and sea, the captain plans a daring attack against Rabaul, the heart of Japanese power in the South Pacific.
Fiction Doerr All the Light We Cannot See    
Marie-Laure Leblanc lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.
Fiction Downham, Jenny Before I Die    
How long can I stave it off? I don’t know. All I know is that I have two choices, stay wrapped in my blankets and get on with dying, or get the list back together and get on with it. Everyone has to die. We all know it. With only a few months left to live, sixteen year old Tessa knows it better than most. She’s made a list, though, ten things she wants to do before she dies. Number one is sex, Starting tonight. But getting g what you want isn’t that easy. And getting what you want doesn’t always give you what you need. And sometimes the most unexpected things become important.
Fiction Driscoll I Am Watching You    
When Ella Longfioeld overhears two attractive uyoung men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it, until she realizes they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that oneo of the girls, beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard, has disapeared.
Fiction Driscoll, Teresa I Am Watching You    
When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it, until she realizes they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls, beautiful green-eyed, Anna Ballard, has dissappeared
Fiction DuPrau, Jeanne City of Ember, The Ember 01
Lisa Mayfleet desperately wants to be a messenger. Instead, she draws the dreaded job of piperworks laborer, which means she’ll be working in damp tunnels deep underground. Doon Harrow draws messenger, and asks Lina to trade! Doon wants to be underground. That’s where the generator is, and Doon has ideas about how to fix it. For as long as anyone can remember, the great lights of Ember have kept the endless darkness at bay. But now the lights are beginning to flicker.
Fiction DuPrau, Jeanne People of Sparks, The Ember 02
When Lina and Doon lead their people up from the underground city of Ember, they discover a surface world of color and life. The people of a small village called Sparks agree to help the Embrites, but the villagers have never had to share their world before. Soon differences between the two groups escalate, and its up to Lina and Doon to find a way to avoid war.
Fiction DuPrau, Jeanne Prophet of Yonwood, The Ember 03
War looms on the horizon as eleven-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town’s respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire and destruction. As the people of Yonwood scramble to make sense of the woman’s mysterious utterances, Nickie explores the oddities she finds around town, while keeping an eye out for ways to help the world.
Fiction DuPrau, Jeanne Diamond of Darkhold, The Ember 04
Several months have passed since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. It’s in the midst of their first hard winter that Doon finds a book with torn pages, eerily similar to the Instructions for Egress.It alludes to a mysterious device from before the Disaster, a piece of technology they were meant to have ant that may be wainting for them underground. It does’t take much for Doon to convince a homesick Lina to join him for one last adventure in Ember. But what or whom will they find when they return?
Fiction Eden, Sarah Forget me Not Gents 01
Julia Cummings has long acquainted with loss-her mother, her brother, her sister, her friend, all gone too soon. But the loss that pushed her grief to the limit as a young girl was that of her best friend, Lucas Jonquil, who abandoned her without looking back. Now, eight years later, Lucas has returned to Lampton Park, and Julia has steeled herself, she will never forgive the man who broke her heart.
Fiction Ellis, Bret Easton American Psycho    
Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated, intelligent. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. His nights he spends in ways we cannot begin to fathom. He is twenty-six years old and living his own Americ
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full House Full 01
I’ve been hearing from many of you that you’d like to see more books that entertain you the way my Stephanie Plum novels do. SO my good friend, Charlotte Hughes, and I have teamed up to bring you a brand new series of books, fast paced action, dysfunctional loveable characters, steamy sex, suspense, and lots of laughs. Nick Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he’s lways avoided. Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billy is the epitome of stability. She’s also irrisistably fascinating and footloose.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full Tilt Full 02
Jamie Swift has one priority in quiet Beaumont, South Carolina: running the local newspaper. Romance runs second. But with the arrival of her silent partner, the notoriously mysterious and sexy Maximillian Holt, Jamie’s life gets shaken up. Max claims he’s here to give his brother-in-in-law a vote of confidence. A former wrestler, Frankie Fontana’s now taking shots in the political ring. Beaumont could use a mayor with scruples, but what it gets is a crime, and what Jamie gets is a story that’s taking her for a ride on the wild side. Complete with two assassins, a washed up stripper, and an insane poacher.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full Speed Full 03
Jamie and Max have intense chemistry–even though they drive each other crazy. Max thinks Jamie is a magnet for trouble and Jamie thinks Max is the most annoyingly, sexy, mysterious man she’s ever met. She knows she should stay away from him. But boy,oh…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full Blast Full 04
There’s never a dull moment for the residents of Beaumont, SC. Lately, a heat wave’s spiked the mercury–and everyone’s sex drive! These days, when Jamie runs into Max, it’s all she can do not to tear his clothes off–and the feeling is mutual. But trouble
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full Bloom Full 05
Annie Fortenberry, who has inherited her grandmother’s B&B (and its eccentric handyman Erdle Thorney), also inherited a spirit from its glory days as a brothel–not the kind of publicity the Peach Tree B&B needs if it’s hosting millionaire Max Holt’s…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Full Scoop Full 06
Local pediatrician Maggie Fransworth’s past as wild-girl has caught up with her in the form of her ex-boyfriend, a jailbird who just flew the coop–and is bent on tracking down Maggie and her daughter. Fortunately, FBI agent Zack Madden is on hand for…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Wicked Appetite Izzy and Diesel 01
Lizzy Tucker has inherited a historic house in Mablehead, Massachusetts, takes a new job as pastry chef for Dazzle’s Bakery in Salem, and set her sights on a confortable future. Te comfortable future and any hope for normalcy evaporates when dark-haired, dark-hearted Gerwulff Grimoire and his nemesis, a blond beach bum named Diesel, enter Dazzle’s and change Lizzy’s life forever. Grimoire has set his sights on the Stones of SALIGIA rumored to have found their way to Salem. These seven stones, each representing one of the seven deadly sins, can bestow frightening powers upon its owner.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Wicked Business Izzy and Diesel 02
Lizzy Tucker’s once normal life as a pastry chef in Salem, MA, turns upside down as she battles both sinister forces and an inconvenient attraction to her unnaturally talented but off-limits partner, Diesel. When Harvard Univeristy English professor…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet One for the Money Stephanie Plum 01
Welcome to Trenton, NJ, home to to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems. She needs cash–fast–but times are tough ,and soon she’s forced to turn to the last resort of the truly desperate: fami
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Two For the Dough Stephanie Plum 02
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s back, packing a whole lot of attitude–not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, killer flashlights, and a .38 Smith & Wesson–on the trail of Kenny Mancuso, a boy from the working-class burg of Trenton, who has just shot his
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Three to Get Deadly Stephanie Plum 03
A saintly old candy-store owner is on the lam–and bounty hunter extraordinaire Stephanie Plum is on the case. As the body count rises, Stephanie finds herself dealing with dead drug dealers and slippery fugitives on the chase of her life. And with the..
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Four to Score Stephanie Plum 04
Stephanie Plum is back–and on the trail of a revenge-seeking waitress who’s skipped bail. With the help of 73-year-old Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker Lula, a transvestite musician named Sally Sweet, and the all-too-hospitable, all-too-sexy Joe Morelli…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet High Five Stephanie Plum 05
In her 5th high-octane thriller, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum sets out to find her missing uncle–and along the way smacks slam-bang into: a dead body, a nasty bookie, her stun-gun-toting grandmother, two very sexy men, an angry little man who won’t leave
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Hot Six Stephanie Plum 06
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is faced with her most daunting task yet: bring in the mysterious former Special Forces agent Carlos Manoso (aka Ranger). He’s the man who taught her everything about fugitive apprehension, and Stephanie knows she will be test
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Seven Up Stephanie Plum 07
All New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has to do is bring in semi-retired bail jumper Eddie DeChooch. For an old man he’s still got a knack for slipping out of sight–and raising hell. How else can Stephanie explain the bullet-riddled corpse in Eddie’
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Hard Eight Stephanie Plum 08
Fugitive apprehension agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn’s estranged husband, Steven, is not at all happy. Finding a kidnapped child is not an assignment for…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Visions of Sugar Plums Stephanie Plum 08.5
This guy is different. He’s mysterious, sexy–and has his own agenda. Hisname is Diesel, and he’s on a mission. The question is, what does he want with her? Can he help her find a little old toy maker who has skipped out on his bail right before Christmas?
Fiction Evanovich, Janet To the Nines Stephanie Plum 09
Stephanie Plum may  not be the best bounty hunter, but she’s pretty darn good at turning bad situations her way… and she always gets her man. [Here], her cousin Vinnie (who’s also her boss) has posted bail on Samuel Singh. When the elusive Mr. Singh…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Ten Big Ones Stephanie Plum 10
When Stephanie pegs a robber as a member of a vicious Trenton gang, they peg ‘her’ as dead. Vice cop Joe Morelli fears she’s in way too deep–even with the help of crime-solving, cross-dressing bus driver Sally Sweet, and Stephanie’s friend Lula riding…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Eleven on Top Stephanie Plum 11
Stephanie is stalked by a maniac returned from the grave for the sole purpose o fputting her into a burial plot of her own. He’s killed before, and he’ll kill again if given the chance. Caught between staying far away from the bounty hunter business and..
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Twelve Sharp Stephanie Plum 12
Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Plum Lovin’ Stephanie Plum 12.5
Mysterious men have a way of showing up in Staphanie Plum’s apartment. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie, and he’s not taking no for an answer. Annie Hart id a relationship expert who is wanted for armed robbery ans assault with a deadly weapon. Stephanie needs to find her, fast. Diesel knows where she is. So they make a deal: He’ll help her get Annie if Stephanie plays matchmaker to several of Annie’s most difficult clients.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Lean Mean Thirteen Stephanie Plum 13
Mistake #1: Dickie Orr. Mistake #2: Doing favors for super bounty hunter Carlos Manoso (a.k.a. Ranger). Mistake #3: Going completely nutso while doing the favor for Ranger, and trying to apply bodily injury to Dickie in front of the entire office.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Fearless Fourteen Stephanie Plum 14
The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars. The Cousin: Joe Morelli. The Catastrophe: Moonman. The Cupcake: Stephanie Plum. The Crisis: Ranger. The Conclusion: Be fearless.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Plum Spooky Stephanie Plum 14.5
Stephanie Plum is the all-American girl stuck in an uncomfortable job, succeeding on luck and tenacity. On her current most wanted list: Martin Munch, a man whose body hasn’t made it out of the boys’ department at Macy’s but whose larger-than-life brain..
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Finger Lickin’ Fifteen Stephanie Plum 15
Celebrity chef Stanley Chipotle comes to Trenton to participate in a barbecue cook-off and loses his head–literally. Bail bonds office worker Lula is witness to the crime, and the only one she’ll talk to is Trenton cop Joe Morelli. The reward for…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Sizzling Sixteen Stephanie Plum 16
Being a bounty hunter comes with its perks, namely Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Ranger. With any luck at all, Uncle Pip’s lucky bottle will have Stephanie getting lucky–the only question is… with whom?
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Smokin’ Seventeen Stephanie Plum 17
With a cold-blooded killer after her, a handful of hot men, and a capture list that includes a dancing bear and a senior citizen vampire, Stephanie’s life looks like it’s about to go up in smoke.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Explosive Eighteen Stephanie Plum 18
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home…
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Notorious Nineteen Stephanie Plum 19
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is certain of three truths: People don’t just vanish into thin air. Never anger old people. And don’t do what Tiki tells you to do.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Takedown Twenty Stephanie Plum 20
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore Uncle Sunny Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it’s up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice)
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Top Secret Twenty-One Stephanie Plum 21
Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she’ll pull it all off: top secret.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Trickey Twenty-Two Stephanie Plum 22
When Doug Linken is gunned down in his backyard it’s good riddance, and the list of possible murder suspects is long. The only people who care about finding his killer are Trenton cop Joe Morelli, security expert Ranger, and Stephanie who has her eye on..
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Turbo Twenty-Three Stephanie Plum 23
Larry Vigil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again. Only this time he flees the scene, leaing behind a freezer truck loaded with bogart ice cream and a dead body, frozen solid and covered in chocolate and chopped pecans.
As fate would have it, Stephanie’s menor and occasional employer, Ranger, needs her to go undercover at the Bogart factory to find out who’s putting their employees in ice and sabatoging business.
Fiction Evanovich, Janet Hardcoure Twenty-Four Stephanie Plum 24
Brain eating zombies, headless corpses, and a wayward fifty-pound boa constrictor named Ethel. Yea, it’s been a pretty routine week for Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum.
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Three managers of the Red River Deli have disappeared without a trace, but now bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has stepped into the job, hoping to solve the mystery before she becomes the next victim.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Last Promise, The    
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Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Sunflower, The    
In the wake of personal tragedy, two people meet on a humanitarian mission in Peru. Christine is a shy, unadventurous woman whose fiancé broke off the engagement only a week before the wedding, and Paul is a former emergency room doctor whose glamorous…
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul A Perfect Day    
Robert Harlan has three loves in his life: his wife, Allyson; his daughter, Carson; and his writing. A sales rep for a small radio station, he has hopes of one day leaving it al lbehind for a successful writing career. When he is unexpectedly laid off from his job, Allyson encourages him to pursue his dream of writing. He writes a novel entitled A Perfect Day, based on the last few months Allyson ans her father spent together as he died of cancer.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul A Perfect Day    
Robert Harlan has three loves in his life: his wife, Allyson; his daughter, Carson; and his writing. A sales rep for a small radio station, he has hopes of one day leaving it al lbehind for a successful writing career. When he is unexpectedly laid off from his job, Allyson encourages him to pursue his dream of writing. He writes a novel entitled A Perfect Day, based on the last few months Allyson ans her father spent together as he died of cancer.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Carousel, The    
Michael Keddington and Faye Murrow are two young people in love. Michael attends college and works at the Arcadia nursing home while Faye prepares for medical school in Baltimore. The future seems rife with possibilities, and a hasty marriage before Faye’s departure would seem to seal their bond and protect them forever. But they will discover that even the deepest love must weather life’s demands. And that forgiveness and faith must be at the heart of their journey together.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Finding Noel    
The Christmas season is supposed to be full of joy, but not for Mark Smart. Life had dealt him one body blow after another: he lost his scholarship and had to drop out of school ; his beloved mother had died in a car crash; his girlfriend dumped him; and now, late on a snowy night in November, his car had broken down. Stumbling into a coffee house, he was looking for a phone to call a tow truck. What he found was a beautiful young woman with an unusual name who, through a simple act of kindness, changed his life forever.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Last Promise, The    
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Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Locket, The    
After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home, where he befriends Esther, areclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her lost love. When Michael is ensnared by false accusations at Arcadia, and loses his greatest love, Faye, it is Esther who teaches important lessons of faith ans forgiveness, and who chares the gift of a locket.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Looking Glass, The    
The winter storms of the wide-open frontier reflect the anguish raging in Hunter Bell, a minister who heads to Utah’s gold-mining towns after his wife dies in childbirtjh. A man with nothing left to lose, he plays the card tables for money to care for his young daughter back home. But in the heart of a driving blizzard, Hunter makes a shocking discovery, and begins to see that a life tested by unthinkable cruelty can still be rich with faith, love, and hope for a better tomorrow.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Lost December    
When Luke Crisp graduates from business school, his father, CEO and co-founder of Fortune 500 Crisp’s Copy Centers, is ready to share some good news: he wants to turn the family business over to his son. But Luke has other plans. Taking control of his trust fund, Luke leaves home to pursue a life of reckless indulgence. But when his funds run out, so do his friends. Humbled, alone, and too ashamed to ask his father for help, Luke secretly takes a lowly job at one of his father’s copy centers. There he falls in love with a struggling single mother and begins to understand the greatest spurce of personal joy.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Broken Road, The Broken Road Trilogy, The 01
Chicago celebrity Charles James can’t shake the nightmare that wakes him each night. He sees himself walking down a long, broken highway, the sides of which are lit in flames. Where is he going? Why is he walking? What is the wailing he hears around him? By day, he wonders why he’s so haunted and unhappy when he has all he ever wanted–fame, fans, and fortune and the lavish lifestyle it affords him. Coming from a childhood of povert and pain. Charles finally has the life he’s dreamed of. But now, at the pinnacle of his career, he’s started to wonder if he wanted the wrong things.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Forgotten Road, The Broken Road Trilogy, The 02
Chicago celebrity and successful pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash. But thanks to a remarkable twist of fate, he’s very much alive and ready for a second chance at life—and love. Narrowly escaping death has brought Charles some clarity: the money, the fame, the fast cars—none of it was making him happy. The last time he was happy—truly happy—was when he was married to his ex-wife, Monica, before their connection was destroyed by his ambition and greed.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Road Home, The Broken Road Trilogy, The 03
Chicago celebrity and pitchman Charles james is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash, a flight he narrowly missed. But thanks to that remarkable twist of fate, he’s very much alive and ready for a second chance at life and love. Escaping death has brought Charles some clarity; the money, the fame, the expensive cars, none of it brought him true joy or peace. The last time he was truly happy was when he was married to his ex-wife Monica, before their relationship was destroyed by his ambition and greed.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Walk, The Walk, The 01
When Seattle ad executive Alan Christopherson loses his job, his home, and the love of his life, all at the same time, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts. Then, as he sits with a bottle of pils in his hand, he hears a voice telling him to live. That’s when he decides to go on a walk, but no ordinary walk. Taking with him only the bareest of essentials, Alan leaves behind all that he’s known and heads for the farthest point on his map: Key West, Florida. The people he encounters along the way, and the lessons they share with him, will save his life—and inspire yours.
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Miles to Go Walk, The 02
Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, wakes one morning to find himself injured, alone, and confined to a hospital bed in Spokane, WA. Sixteen days earlier, reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business,…
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Road to Grace, The Walk, The 03
Alan Christoffersen left everything he knew and and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. As he treks the nearly 1,000 miles between SD and St. Louis on foot, it’s the people he meets along the way who give the journey its true meaning…
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Step of Faith, A Walk, The 04
Alan Christopherson lost his heart when his wife was killed in an accident almost a year agi. He lost his trust when his business partner stole his advertizing agency. He lost his home when the bank took his house. So Alan decided to leave his painful memories and walk from Seatle to the farthest point on the map, Key West, but in St. Louis, he is forced to stop.
Because his vertigo is diagnosed as the side effect of a brain tumor. Alan must go to Los Angeles for treatment. He is surrounded by those who care about him; his father; Falene, who has been by his side through his most difficult times;
Fiction Evans, Richard Paul Walking on Water Walk, The 05
After the death of his beloved wife, after the loss of his advertising business to his once-trusted partner, after bankrupsy forces him from his home, Allen Christopherson’s daring cross-country journey—a walk across America from Seatle fo Key West, with only the pack on his back—has taught him lessons about love, sacrifice, and forgiveness. Now Alan faces yet another seemingly unbearable crisis, one that threatens to upend his entire world again just as he had begun to heal from so much loss, and he is unsure whether he can continue toward his goal. It will take the  care and support of a new friend
Fiction Farley, Walter Black Stallion, The    
When the steamer Draek is shipwrecked off the Spanish coast, there are only two survivors. One is young Alec Ramsay. The other is the Black Stallion, wildest of all wild creatures, who saves Alec’s life. Stranded on a desert island, boy and stallion develop a deep and special bond. The Black is the horse Alec has always dreamed of, beautiful, savage, and splendid. Alec is determined to tame him. But the job turns out to be more difficult and dangerous then he ever imagined.
Fiction Fitch, Janet White Oleander    
Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes, each its own universe, with its own laws, its own dangers, its own hard lessons to be learned… becomes a redeeming and surprising journey of self-discovery.
Fiction Fitzpatrick, Becca Hush, Hush Hush, Hush 01
When Nora and Patch are forced together as lab partners, she would rather fall to her death that put up with his elusive answers to her questions, his teasing, and his infuriantingly handsome face and hypnotizing eyes. It seems Patch was put on earth just
Fiction Fitzpatrick, Becca Crescendo Hush, Hush 02
With summer starting and Patch—her extremely protective, extremely hot guardian angel—by her side, things seemed perfect for Nora Grey. Unfortunately, she has to take a summer school class, and Patch has suddenly grown distant and developed an irritating interested in Nora’s archenemy, Marcie Millar. If she hadn’t been so frustrated by Patch, Nora would have hardly notice Scott Parnell, an old family friend who moved back to town. His attitude alone is enough to drive her awaym but Nora is mysteriously drawn to him and the secrets he seems to have about her past.
Fiction Fitzpatrick, Becca Silence Hush, Hush 03
After waking up in a cemetary with no memory of the last few months, let alone the last five minutes, Nora Grey discovers that she has been missing for weeks. As she struggles to put the pieces together and resume her daily life, hanging with her best friend, Vee; going to school; and avoiding her mother’s creepy new boyfriend, she gets the feeiling that everyone knows more about her disappearance than she does. When she meets a mysterious stranger whom she is simultaneously drawn to and afraid of, the pieces of the puzzle start to come together.
Fiction Fitzpatrick, Becca Finale Hush, Hush 04
LOVE HAS NO FINALE. Nora and Patch were ready to put the past behind them after they defeated the Black Hand. But in the Black Hand’s absence, Nora has unwittingly become the head of the Nephilim and must lead them to destroy the fallen angels—and the only person she has ever loved. Patch attempts to find out everything he can as Nora struggles to convince the Nephilim that their fight with the fallen angels is a mistake. But soon she finds herself drawn to an addictive power she never anticipated, and even Patch may not be able to help her find her way back.
Fiction Foer, Jonathan Safran Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close    
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell has embarked on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five boroughs of NY. His goal is to find the lock that matches a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the WTC on the morning of 9/11…
Fiction Follett, Ken Man from St. Petersburg, The    
Fiction Follett, Ken Winter of the World Century Trilogy, The 02
It picks up where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families–American, German, Russian, English and Welsh–enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish…
Fiction Frost, Robert Robert Frost’s Poems    
He has written on almost every subject. But his central subject is humanity. His poetry lives with particular aliveness because it expresses living people. Other poems have written about people. But his poems are the people: they work, and walk about
Fiction Gaiman, Neil American Gods    
Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a mysterious stranger offers him a job. But Mr. Wednesday, who knows more about Shadow than is possible, warns that a storm is coming—a battle for the very soul of America…and they are in its direct path.
Fiction Gaiman, Neil Norse Mythology    
Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin through their upheaval in Ragnarok.
Fiction Gardner, John Grendel    
The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic BEOWULF, tells his own side of the story in a book William Gass called one of the finest of our contemporary fictions.
Fiction George, Elizabeth Great Deliverance, A    
To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Kendale’s lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers somthered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they’d hidden to escape the ravages of…
Fiction George, Elizabeth Believing the Lie Inspector Lynley  
The coroner’s verdict is accidental death. Ian Cresswell slipped, hit his head and drowned in the boathouse–a tragic accident. Ian’s uncle, business magnate Bernard Fairclough, is not so sure. To put his mind at rest, he requests the discreet involvement
Fiction Golden, Christopher Sons of Anarchy: Bratva Sons of Anarchy  
With hakf of the club recently released from stockton state Penitentiary, and the Galindo drug cartel bringing down heat at every turn, the MC already has its hands full. Yet Jax Teller, the V.P. of SAMCRO, has another problem to deal with. He’s just learned that his Irish half-sister, Trinity, has been in the U.S. for months entangled with Russian Bratva gangsters. Now that she’s abruptly gone missing, he’s sure the brewing mafia war is connected to her disappearance. Jax heads to Nevada with Chibs and Opie to search for her and seek revenge. Trinity may be half-Irish, but she’s also half Teller, and where Tellers go, trouble follows.
Fiction Goldman, William Princess Bride, The Top 100  
A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts– The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic.
Fiction Graham, Lauren Someday, Someday, Maybe    
It’s January 1995, and Franny Banks has just six months left of the three-year deadline she set for herself when she cam to New York, dreaming of Broadway and doing important work. But all she has to show for her efforts is a part in an ad for ugly Christmas sweaters, and a gig waiting tables at a comedy club. Her roomates, her best friend, Jane, and Dan, an aspiring writer, are supportive, yet Franny knows a two-person fan club doesn’t exactly count as success. Everything is riding on the upcoming showcase for her acting class, where she’ll have a chance to perform for people who could actually hire her.
Fiction Green, John Fault In Our Stars, The Top 100  
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.
Fiction Gregory, Susanna Plague On Both Your Houses, A Matthew Bartholomew Series, The 01
In 1348, the inhabitants of Cambridge live under the shadow of a terrible pestilence. Bartholomew, however, is distracted by the sudden and inexplicable death of the Master of Michaelhouse–a death the Univeristy authorities do not want investigated. When…
Fiction Gregory, Susanna Unholy Alliance, An Matthew Bartholomew Series, The 02
At Michaelhouse, Bartholomew is training new physicians to replace those who died o fthe pestilence. When the body of a friar is found in the massive chest where the University stores its most precious documents, Bartholomew is dragged away from his…
Fiction Gruen, Sara Ape House    
Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn’t understand people, but apes she gets, especially the bonobos Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena, who are capable of reason and communication through American Sign Language. Isabel feels more comfortable in their world than she’s ever felt among human, until she meets John Thigpen, a very married reporter writing a human interest feature. But when an explosion rocks the lab, John’s piece turns into the story of a lifetime, and Isabel must connect with her own kind to save her family of apes from a new form of human exploitation.
Fiction Gruen, Sara At the Water’s Edge    
In January 1945, when Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a retired army colonel who is ashamed of his son’s inability to serve, Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father’s favor is to succeed where the Colonel very publicly failed, by hunting down the world famous Loch Ness monster. Leaving her sheltered world behing, Maddie reluctantly follows Ellis and his best friend, Hank, to a remote village in the Scottish Highlands. Gradually the friendships Maddie forms with the townspeople open her up to a larger world than she knew existed.
Fiction Gruen, Sara Water for Elephants Top 100  
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Fiction Guterson, David Snow Falling On Cedars    
San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it became clear that what is at stake is more than one man’s guilt. For on San Piedro, memory grows as thicly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries, memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo’s wife; memories of a land desired, paid for, and lost.
Fiction Harmon, William Top 500 Poems, The    
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Fiction Hiaasen, Carl Bad Monkey    
Andrew Yancy, late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be late of the Monroe County sheriff’s office, has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner. Yancy thinks the boating accident/shark luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, the sheriff might rescue him from his grisly health inspector gig.
Fiction Hiaasen, Carl Razor Girl    
Merry Mansfield, the eponymous Razor girl, specializes in kidnapping for the mob. Her preferred method is rearending her targets and then asking them for a ride. Her latest mark is Martin Trebeaux, owner of a private beach renourishment company who has delivered substandard sand to a mob hotel. But there’s just one problem, Razor Girl hits the wrong guy.
Fiction Hiaasen, Carl Sick Puppy    
An eco-terrorist with a trust fund, Twilly Spree is tailing a litterbug in a purple Range Rover with plates that read COJONES. Before he knows it, Spree is up to his cojones in corrupt Florida politicos and some very sick puppies, including a Toyota salesman turned governor, a Republicans-only hoolker, and a millionare developer with a fetish for barbies. But when Spree learns that the fate of an unspoiled island is at stake, he’s determined not to be outdone. While defending the toads of Toad Island, not to mention one cheerfully oblivious labrador,
Fiction Hiaasen, Carl Skinny Dip    
Marine biologist Chaz Perrone can’t tell a sea horse from a saw horse. And when he throws his beatiful wife, Joey, off a cruise liner, he really shuld have known better. An expert swimmer, Joey makes her way to a floating bae of Jamaican pot, and then to an island inhabited by an ex-cop named Mick Stanahan whose ex-wives include five waitresses and a TV producer. Now Joey wants to get revenge on Chaz and Mick’s happy to help her. But in swampy Florida, seperating lies from truths and stupidity from brilliance isn’t easy. Especiallly when you’re after a guy like Chaz, who’s bad at murder, great at fraud, and just terrible at getting caught. . .
Fiction Hogan, Cindy M. Watched Watched 01
It takes more than a school trip to Washington, D.C. to change Christy’s life. It takes murder. A witness to the brutal slaying of a Senator’s aide, Christy finds herself watched not only by the killers and the FBI, but also by tw hot guys. She discovers that if she can’t help the FBI, who want to protect her, it will cost her and her new friends their lives.
Fiction Hogan, Cindy M. Protected Watched 02
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Fiction Hosseini, Khaled Thousand Splendid Suns, A    
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Fiction Hosseini, Khaled Kite Runner, The Top 100  
A story of fierce creulty and fierce cruelty and fierce yet redeeming love. Both transform the life of Amir, Khaled Hosseini’s priviliged young narrator, who comes of age during the peaceful last days of the monarchy, just before his country’s revolution and its invasion by Russian forces. But political events, even as dramatic as the ones that are presented in The Kite Runner, are only a part of this story.
Fiction Hudson, Christopher Killing Fields, The    
Sydney Schonberg and Dith Pan, a seasoned American reporter and a Cambodian newsman. One would risk his career and the other his life to tell the world of the struggles of war their governments denied was happening.
Fiction Huston, Charlie Sleepless    
What LAPD cop Parker Hass wants is a world of both afe and just for his wife and daughter. But then a plague of insomnia strikes. Working undercover as a drug dealer in a Los Angeles ruled in equal parts by martial law and insurgency, Park is tasked with cutting off illegal trade in Dreamer, the only drug that can give the infected their precious sleep. After a year of lost leads, Park stumbles into the perilous shadows cast by the pharmaceutical giant behind Dreamer. Somewhere inthose shadows a secret is hiding.Drawn into the inner circle of a tech guru with a warped agenda,
Fiction Iles, Greg Natchez Burning Penn Cage / Natchez Burning 01
Growing up in the rural Southern hamlet of Natchez, Mississippi, Penn Cage learned everything he knows about honor and duty from his father, Tom Cage. But now the beloved family doctor is accused of murdering Viola Turner, the beautiful nurse with whom he worked in the early 1960s. A fighter who has always stood for justice, Penn is determined to save his father. The quest for answers sends Penn deep into the past—into the heart of a conspiracy of greed and murder involving the Double Eagles, a vicious KKK crew headed by one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in the state.
Fiction Iles, Greg Bone Tree, The Penn Cage / Natchez Burning 02
Penn Cage is caught in the darkest maelstrom of his life. The death of his father’s African-American nurse has fractured his family and turned Dr. Tom Cage into a figitive. Penn has inadvertently started a war with an offshoot of the KKK, and Penn’s fiancée, journalist Caitlin Masters, is chasing the biggest story of her career. Both Caitlin and Federal authorities believe Tom can lead them to evidence of America’s most shameful history, a time when powerful men committed violent race muders to conceal a conspiracy involving the Mafia, the Double Eagles, and the assassination of JFK.
Fiction Iles, Greg Mississippi Blood Penn Cage / Natchez Burning 03
Shattered by grief and dreaming of vengeance, Penn Cage sees his world collapsing around him. The woman he loves is gone, his principles have been irrevocably compromised, and his father, Dr. Tom Cage, once a pillar of the community, is about to be tried for the murder of a former lover. Most terrifying of all, Dr. Cage seems bent on self-destruction and has frozen Penn out of the trial, preferring to risk dying in prison to revealing the truth to his son. For decades Dr. Tom Cage has had a second son known to almost no one, the product of an affair with his African-American nurse, Viola Turner.
Fiction Jennings, Gary Raptor    
An abandoned waif, the blond, gra eyed Goth was called simply Thorn. From his unorthodox sexual awakening in a monastery and a convent to his exciting journey across Europe in search of his people, he would learn a warrior’s skills…
Fiction Kennedy, X. J. Introduction to Poetry, An    
X. J. Kennedy’s been alerting students to the joyful and liberating experience of reading poems. The book’s fresh, commonsense approach helps demystify poetry for thos with limited exposure to it; for those who already enjoy poetry, here is a feast. Etc.
Fiction Kenyon, Sherrilyn Bad Attitude    
BAD agent Sydney Westbrook must find the perfect sniper for a risky counter-terrorism mission. The assignment is simple: find and kill a hired assassin before he kills a high-profile world leader during a peace conference on American soil. JD Steele, a trained military sniper whose attitude problem landed him in prison, seems a good candidate for the job since he doesn’t have many other options. But is turns out Steele doesn’t take orders easily, not even when they come from an intriguing agent who has his number down pat.
Fiction Kesey, Ken Sailor Song    
Set in the near future in the fishing village of Kuinak, Alaska, a remnant outpost of the American frontier not yet completely overcome by environmental havoc and mad dog development, Sailor song is a dark and cosmic comic romp. Etc.
Fiction Kesey, Ken Sometimes a Great Notion    
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Fiction Kesey, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest Top 100  
Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. A lusty, life affirming fighter, McMurphy rallies the other patients around him by challenging the dictatotrship of Nurse…
Fiction Kidd, Sue Monk Mermaid Chair, The    
A vividly imagined love story between a woman and a monk, a woman and her husband, the ultimately a woman and her own soul, The Mermaid Chair is the transcendent tale of Jessie Sullivan’s self discovery. Etc.
Fiction Kidd, Sue Monk Secret Life of Bees, The Top 100  
Set in South Carolina in 1964. The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily’s fierce hearted black stand in mother, Rosaleen, insults three…
Fiction King, Stephen & Owen King Sleeping Beauties    
Fiction Koontz, Dean Darkest Evening of the Year, The    
Amy Redwing has devoted her life to rescuing dogs. But the unique bond she shares with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves in the most dangerous encounter of her life, is deeper than any she has ever known. In one night, their loyalty will be, Etc.
Fiction Krutch, Joseph Wood Thoreau: Walden and Other Writings    
A masterpiece of literature, Walden is Thoreau’s account of a year spent in a shack beside a pond outside Concord, Massasachusetts. Incidents inhis daily life and intellectual activities are used as starting points for wide-ranging reflection written in a compelling prose style, seasoned with humor and shrewdness. Thoreau’s famous essay on Civil Disobedience which influenced Gandhi and Tolstoy, states his case for nonconformity.
Fiction Lebbon, Tim Cabin in the Woods, The    
Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods. Bad things happen. If you think you know the story, think again. Based on the screenplay written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard.
Fiction Levy, Marc Just Like Heaven    
What do you do when you find a stranger in your closet, particularly when she’s suprized that you can even see her, and she can disapear and reasppear at whim? What if she then tells you that her body is actually in a coma on the other side of town? Should you have her see a psychiatrist or should you consult one yourself? Or do you take the chance and believe her, and allow yourself to be swept up in an extraordinary adventure?
Fiction Link, Kelly & Gavin J. Grant Steampunk!    
WHERE TINKERERS AND DREAMERS CRAFT AND RECRAFT a world of automaton, ornate clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never were. Where scientists and schoolgirls, fair folk and Romans, intergalactic bandits, Utopian revolutionaries, and intrepid orphans, decked out in corsets, clockwork suits, and tall black boots, solve dastardly crimes, escape from monstrous predicaments. Consult oracles, and hover over volcanoes in streampowered airships.
Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Alliance, The    
It’s eighteen years after the end of civilization as we know it. And in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, survivors are being relocated to a new society known as the Alliance. For Eric Lloyd and the members of his village, the Alliance seems like a dream come true. There is work and safety and food enough to spare. But the utopia is not what is seems. Though crime, anger, and prejudice appear to have been eliminated, under the mask of perfection is a society chafing with discontent. Eric vows to destroy the Alliance. But is there any hope of withstanding the Alliance’s power structure and its computerized control of its citizens?
Fiction Lynch, C. L. Chemistry Chemistry Series 01
Stella Blunt’s world is ending. Her parents have dragged her across the country, and she has to start over in new school. Stella has never made friends easily: she’s large, she’s loud, and she doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Within a couple of days, Stella has alienated half of the school. One one person seems to like her: Howard Mullins, the shy geek in her Chemistry class. He’s the biggest loser in school, but he’s a great listener and genuinely respects her for her mind. Then again, he drinks brains froma  thermos and walks with a lurch. Now undead hordes have started showing up at her door, and Howard Mullins might be to blame.
Fiction Lynch, C. L. History Chemistry Series 02
Foul-mouthed plus-sized Stella Blunt is back, and so is her undead admirer, Howie Mullins. On the surface, Howie seems to have it all – eternal life, the ability to sense brain waves, and the love of his perfect woman. But there’s a dark side to being a half-zombie, and it’s starting to catch up to him. As Howie’s anxiety about his disease and what it will mean for his relationship increases, Stella is facing graduation from high school and wrestling with college applications. Refusing to accept that Howie’s illness will prevent him from going to university and living a normal life,
Fiction Maas, Sarah J. Catwoman: Soulstealer DC Icons  
Selina Kule is a thief. Two years after escaping Gotham City’s slums, she returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman away on a vital mission, Gotham City looks ripe for the taking. Luke Fox is a hero. He wants to prove that as Batwing he has what it takes to help people. He targets a new thief on the prowl who has teamed up with Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. Together, they are wreaking havoc. This Catwoman is clever—she may be Batwing’s undoing. In Gotham City, not everyone is what they seem.
Fiction Maclean, Norman River Runs Through It, A    
The experiences of a young man in frontier Montana: of his minister father, who taught his sons the ways of grace and fly fishing; of his brother, an artist at trout fishing but less than successful at life; and the swift, cold rivers, Etc.
Fiction Malerman, Josh Bird Box    
Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is deiven to deadly violence, No one knows what it is or where it came from. Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remain, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, Malorie has long dreaned of fleeing to a place where her family might be safe.
Fiction Martel, Yann Life of Pi Top 100  
After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan, and a 450 pound Toyal Bengal tiger. Etc.
Fiction Martin, Charles Mountain Between Us, The    
Movie staring Idris Elba and  Kate Winslet.When a blizzard strands them in Salt Lake City, two strangers agree to charter a plane together, hoping to return home. Ben Payne is a gifted surgeon returning from a conference, and Ashley Knox, a magazine writer, is en route to her wedding. But when untinkable tragedy strikes, the pair find themselves stranded in Utah’s most remote wilderness in the dead of winter, badly injuted and miles away from civilization. Without food or shelter, and only Ben’s moun tain climbing gear to protect themselves, Ashley’s and Ben’s chances for survival look bleak, but their reliance on each other sparks
Fiction Martin, George R.R. & Gardner Dozois Rogues    
If you’re a fan of fiction that’s more than just black and white, this latest story collection (…) is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-satr list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himslef offers a brand-new Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of the Ice and Fire saga. Follow along with the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis, as well as other
Fiction Matthews, Jason Red Sparrow Red Sparrow 01
Dominika Egorova did not ask to train in Russia’s secret Sparrow School, but the old game of sexpionage now has no more skilled practicioner. In American Nathaniel Nash, however, Dominika may have met her match, as the two commence a deadly game played in a world of double existence, where secret allegiances are made and broken, and where forbidden passion threatens not just a man and a woman but the fate of two powerful countries.
Fiction Matthews, Jason Palace of Treason Red Sparrow 02
Captain Dominika Egorova of the Russian Intelligence Service despises the men she serves, the oligarchs, crooks, and thugs of Putin’s Russia. And what no one knows is that she also works for the CIA as Washington’s most sensitive penetration of the SVR and the Kremlin. Her sparrow training in the art of sexual espionage further complicates the mortal risks she must take, as does her love for her handler Nate Nash—a shared lust that is a dangerous as treason. As Dominka expertly dodges exposure, she deals with a murderously psychotic boss, encounters an Iranian assassination attempt, escapes a counterintelligence
Fiction Matthews, Jason Kremlin’s Candidate, The Red Sparrow 03
The third Red Sparrow novel opens with Russian president Vladimir Putin planning the covert assassination of a high-ranking US official with the intention of replacing him with a mole whom Russian intelligence has cultivated for more than ten years.Catching wind of this plot, Dominika, Nate, and their CIA colleagues must unmask the traitor before he or she is able to reveal that Dominika has long been spying on behalf of the CIA. Any leak, any misstep, will expose her as a CIA asset and result in a one-way trip to a Moscow execution cellar.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Boy’s Life    
Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometown for eleven year old Cory Mackenson, a place where monsters swim the river deep and friends are forever. Then, one cold spring morning, Cory and his father witness a car plunge into a lake, and a desperate rescue…
Fiction McCammon, Robert Five, The    
The story of an eponymous rock band struggling to survive on the margins of the music business. As they move through the American Southwest on what might be their final tour together, the band members come to the attention of a damaged Iraq War veteran…
Fiction McCammon, Robert Gone South    
Flooded by memories, poisoned by Agent Orange, Dan Lambert kills a man in a moment of fear and fury, and changes his life forever. Pursued by police and bounty hunters, Dan flees south toward the Louisiana bayous. In the swamplands he meets Arden, Etc.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Mystery Walk    
From deep within the empty house of a murdered family, Billy Creekmore hears his name whispered, and is drawn inside. At a revival meeting in Alabama, Waynedemonstrates his miraculous healing powers. Etc.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Baal    
A woman is ravished and her child is born, unleashing an unimaginable evil upon the world! And they call him Baal in the orphanage, where he leads the children on a rampage of violence in California where he appears as the heasd of a deadly Manson-like cult. In Kuwait, where crazed millions heed his call to murder and orgy. They call him Baal in the Arctic’s hellish wasteland, where he is tracked by the only three men with the will to stop him. Zark, the shaman, Virga, the aging professor of theology, and Michael, the powerful, mysterious stranger.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Bethany’s Sin    
On the thundering hooves of demon steeds, the killing evil blazes through Bethany’s Sin. The riders of the night posess a power tht spans the ages. They burn with a rage that knows no mercy, no forgiveness. They are cunning, hard, implacable. And men are their only prey.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Boy’s Life    
Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometown for eleven year old Cory Mackenson, a place where monsters swim the river deep and friends are forever. Then, one cold spring morning, Cory and his father witness a car plunge into a lake, and a desperate rescue…
Fiction McCammon, Robert Gone South    
Flooded by memories, poisoned by Agent Orange, Dan Lambert kills a man in a moment of fear and fury, and changes his life forever. Pursued by police and bounty hunters, Dan flees south toward the Louisiana bayous. In the swamplands he meets Arden, Etc.
Fiction McCammon, Robert Swan Song    
Facing down an unprecedented malevolent enemy, the U.S. government responds with a nuclear attack. Soon, America as it was is gone forever, and now every citizen—from the president of the United States to the homeless on the streets of New York City—will fight to stay alive. In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, Earth’s last survivors are drawn into the final battle between good and evil, which will decide the fate of humanity: Sister, who discovers a strange and transformative glass artifact in the destroyed Manhattan streets
Fiction McCammon, Robert Usher’s Passing    
The House of Usher has towered over a century with its apocalyptic warning against the powers of madness and evil. Yet the House of Usher is no mere tale. And neither did it ever really fall. Today the House of Usher is a multibillion dollar corporate empire standing poised on the brink of its most devastating onslaught against an unsuspecting world, crafting fantastic superweapons that ca n level the planet, summoning demons of destruction from the darkest reaches of the earth.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Orchard Keeper, the    
Set in  a remote rural Tennessee community in the years between the world wars. The Orchard Keeper tells a story of a young boy, John Wesley Rattner, and Marion Sylder, an outlaw and bootlegger who, unbeknownst to either of them, has killed the boy’s father. Together with Rattner’s Uncle Ather, whose communion with nature and stoic independence belong to a former age, they enact a drama that seems born of the land itself.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Outer Dark    
Sometime around the turn of the last century, a woman in Appalachia bears her brother’s child, a boy. The brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells his sister the child died of natural causes. Discovering her brother’s lie, she sets forth alone, Etc.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Blood Meridian    
Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, Blood Meridian is an epic novel that traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into a nightmarish world in which the market for Indian scalps is thriving.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Child of God    
Falsely accused of rape, Lester Ballard, a violent, disposessed man, who haunts the hill country of East Tennessee, is released from jail and allowed to roam at will, preying on the population with his strange lusts. His everyday actions are transformed into stunning scenes of the comic and the grotesque. And as the story hurtles toward its unforgetable conclusion. McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac No Country for Old Men    
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Fiction McCarthy, Cormac All the Pretty Horses Border Trilogy, The 01
John Grady Cole is the last bewildered survivor  of long generations of Texas ranchers. Finding himself cut off from the only life he has ever wanted, he sets out for Mexico with his friend Lacey Rawlins. Befriending a third boy on the way, Etc.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Crossing, The Border Trilogy, The 02
In the late 1930s, sixteen year old Billy Parham captures a she wolf that has been marauding his family’s ranch. But instead of killing it, he decides to take it back to the mountains of mexico. With that crossing, he begins an arduous journey. Etc.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Cities of the Plain Border Trilogy, The 03
In the final volume of the Border Trilogy, it is 1952 and John Grady Cole and Bill Parham are working as ranch hands in New Mexico, not far from the proving grounds of Alamogordo and the cities of El Paso and Juarez. Their life is made up of trail drives and horse auctions and stories told by campfire light. They value that life all the more because they know it is about to change forever. The change comes when John Grady falls in love with a  beautiful, ill-starred Mexican prostitute and sets in motion a chain of events as violent as they are unstoppable.
Fiction McCarthy, Cormac Road, The Top 100  
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, Etc.
Fiction McEwan, Ian Atonement Top 100  
On a summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses the flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant. But Briony’s incomplete grasp of adult motives and her precocious imagination bring about a crime that will change all their lives, a crime whose repercussions Atonement follows through the chaos ans carnage of Worold War II and into the close of the twentieth century.
Fiction McGuire, Jamie Beautiful Disaster Beautiful Disaster 01
The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She oesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by Eastern University’s Walking One-Night Stand.
Fiction McGuire, Jamie Walking Disaster Beautiful Disaster 02
Fiction McGuire, Jamie Beautiful Wedding, A Beautiful Disaster 02.5
You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you REALLY know? WHY did Abby pop the question? WHAT secrets were shared before the ceremony? WHERE did they spend their wedding night? WHO else knew about it…and didn’t tell? Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret…until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!)—and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait.
Fiction McGuire, Jamie Beautiful Oblivion Beautiful Disaster 03
Siercely independent, Camille Cami Camlin gladly left behind her childhood before it was over. She’s has a job since before she could drive, and moved into her own apartment after her freshman year of college. Now tending bar at the Red Door, Cami doesn’t have time for much besides work and classes, until a canceled trip to see her boyfriend leaves her with her first weekend off in a year. Trenton Maddox was the king of Eastern State University, dating coeds before he even graduated high school. Guys wanted to be him, and women wanted to tame him, but after a tragic accident turned his world upside down,
Fiction McLaughlin, Emma & Nicola Kraus Nanny Diaries, The    
Who wouldn’t want this job? Struggling to graduate from NYU and afford her microscopic studio apartment, Nanny takes a position caring for the only son of the wealthy X family. She rapidly learns the insane amount of juggling involved to ensure…
Fiction McLaughlin, Emma & Nicola Kraus Nanny Returns    
After living abroad for twelve years, Nan and her husband, Ryan, aka H.H., have returned to New York to get her new business off the ground and fix up their fixer upper. To compound the mounting construction woes and marital chaos of Ryan announcing his..
Fiction McMurtry, Larry All My Friends Are Going To Be Strangers    
Desperate to break from the mundane happiness of Houston, budding writer Danny Deck hops in a car he calls El Chevy for the West Coast, launching a road trip filled with broken hearts and the stark realities of the aspiring artist. Along the way, a cast of unforgettable characters join the naïve troubadour’s pilgrimage, including long-legged beauty, a stimulating screenwriter, a seductive neighbor, and a genuine, if painfully normal friend. Since the book’s original publication in 1972, Danny has been far more successful at getting loved by readers than he ever was at getting loved by the women in his life a testament
Fiction McMurtry, Larry Desert Rose, The    
Harmony is a Las Vegas Showgirl. At night she’s a lead dancer in a gambling casino; during the day she raises peacocks. She’s one of a dying breed of dancers, faced with fewer jobs and an even bleaker future. Yet she maintains a calm cheerfulness in that arid neon landscape of supermarkets, drive-in chapels, and all-night casinos. While Harmony’s star is fading, her beautiful, cynical daughter Pepper’s is on the rise. But Harmony remains wistful and optimistic through it all. She is the unexpected blossom of the wasteland, the tough and tender desert rose.
Fiction McMurtry, Larry and Diana Ossana Zeke and Ned    
Zeke and Ned is the story of Ezekiel Proctor and Ned Christie, the last Cherokee warriors—two proud, passionate men whose remarkable quest to carve a future out of Indian Territory east of the Arkansas River after the Civil War is not only history but legend. Played out against an American West governed by a brutal brand of frontier justice, this intensely moving saga brims a rich cast of indomitable and utterly unforgettable chracters such as Becca, Zeke’s gailant Cherokee wife, and Jewel Sixkiller Proctor, whose love for Ned makes her a tragic heroine.
Fiction Meyer, Philipp Son, The    
Spring, 1849. Eli McCullough is thirteen years old when a band of Comanche storms his Texas honestead and murders his mother and sister, taking him captive. Brave and clever, Eli quickly adapts to Comanche life, carving out a place as the chief’s adopted son and waging war against their enemies, including white men—which complicates his sense of loyalty and understanding of who he is. But when disease, starvation, and overwhleming numbers of armed Americans decimate the tribe, Eli finds himself alone. Neither white nor Indian, civilized nor fully wild, he must fashion a place for himself in a world in which he does not fully belong—a journey of adventure, tragedy, and grit that reverberates in the lives of his progeny.
Fiction Michener, James A. Alaska    
The native peoples of Alaska have spent millions of lifetimes confronting the most fearsome elements of destruction, the bitter winds of Mother Nature, the unlimited might of the great armies of the world. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Caravans    
The Place: Afghanistan The Assignment: To find a missing American girl whose parents have not heard from her since her impetuous marriage to a young Afghan engineer. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Caribbean    
From the 1310 conquest of the peaceful Aiawaks by voracious cannibals, to the decline of the Mayan empire, from Columbus’s arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan’s notorious reign, from the bloody slave revolt on Haiti, to the rise of Castro. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Centennial    
This is the story of the land and its people, of Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies: of Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country back in Pennsylvania. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Chesapeake    
This enthralling new novel tells a magnificent historical saga of our land and its people,k focusing on the generations of seven brawling, burgeoning families, their failures and triumphs, their uniquely American spirit and drive, Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Eagle and the Raven, The    
It was as if two powerful birds had entered the sky within qa single year, The Eagle in the south, The Raven in the north, each circling and gaining strenght, each progressing in the consolidation of its own powers. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Hawaii    
The whole story of the people, Polynesian, American, Portuguese, Chinese, Philippine, Japanese, who have mingled to make our fiftieth state. Hawaii is the hero, a paradise that has reeked with blood and breathed a flowery fragrance. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Poland    
Like the heroic land that is its subject, James Michener’s Poland teems with vivid events and unforgettable characters in the sweeping span of eight tumultuous centuries.  In a tradition of resistance to barbarian Tartar invadrs and brutal Nazi occupiers, with a heritage of pride that burns through eras of romantic passion and courageous solidarity, three powerful families live out their destinies, and the drama of a nation
Fiction Michener, James A. Sayonara    
Major Lloyd Gruver considered himself a lucky man. Son of an Army general, he was stationed in beautiful, exotic Japan and was dating a general’s daughter. His future looked pretty good. He couldn’t understand guys like Private Joe Kelly. Etc.
Fiction Michener, James A. Journey    
Gold fever swept the world in 1897. The chance for untold riches sent thousands of dreamers from all walks of life on a perilous sent thousands of dreamers from all walks of life on a perilous trek toward their fortunes, failures, or deaths. Here, we are immersed in the searing adventures of four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they misguided their dreams across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields.
Fiction Michener, James A. Mexico    
[It] tells the rich, dramatic story of a tumultuous and colorful land in a novel written with the full sweep of history and filled with unforgettable characters, action, and events. When Norman Clay, an American journalist, arrives in Mexico it is to cover the decisive duel between two celebrated matadors, and to learn more about his family’s past. As he uncovers the story of his Mexican ancestors, the dramatic history of Mexico unfolds.
Fiction Michener, James A. Recessional    
As the new, young director of the Palms, Andy Zorn suffers no shortage of loving support and wise advice from his elders, a group of five passionate, outspoken, residents who refuse to accept the passive roles that both society and family have handed them. Yet past scandal has driven Zorn to despondency, until he meets an extraordinary young woman in the rehab wing, who has been forced to rebuild her life in the face of crippling injuries. Now Zorn finds himself falling in love—and with the help and gentle jabs from his more mature friends, he discovers a wonderful new purpose in life.
Fiction Milton, John Complete English Poetry of John Milton, The    
In this complete annotated edition, the text has been established from original sources~holograph or scribal copy in some instances, first publications in others. Collations of all known manuscripts have been made for each poem, and each work is arranged
Fiction Mitchell, Dreda Spare Room    
Lisa, a troubled young woman with a past, can’t believe her luck when she finds a beautiful room to rent in a large house. The live in owners are a kind and welcoming couple. Everything is fine until she finds a suicide note hidden in her room. But when the couple ubsust this man didn’t exist and that Lisa is their first tenant, Lisa begins to doubt herself.
Fiction Niffenegger, Audrey Time Traveler’s Wife, The Top 100  
A most untraditional love story, this is the celebrated tale of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who involuntarily travels through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare’s passionate affair endures across a sea of time and captures them in an impossibly romantic trap that tests the strength of fate and basks in the bonds of love.
Fiction Oliver, Lauren Rooms    
Estranged patriarch Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind a country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His alienated family—bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna—have arrived for their inheritance.

But the Walkers are not alone. Alice and Sandra, two long-dead and restless ghosts, linger within the house’s claustrophobic walls, bound eternally to its physical structure. Jostling for space and memory, they observe the family, trading barbs and reminiscences about their past lives.
Fiction Oliver, Lauren Delirium Delirium Series 01
In an alternate United States, love has been deckared a dangerous disease, and the government forces everyone who reaches eighteen to have a procedure called the Cure. Living with her aunt, uncle, and cousins in Portland, Maine, Lena Haloway is very much lookig forward to being cured and living a safe, predictable life. She watched love destroy her mother and isn’t about to make the same mistake. With nintey-five days left until her treatment, Lena meets enigmatic Alex, a boy from the Wilds who lives under the government’s radar. What will happen if they do the unthinkable and fall in love?
Fiction Oliver, Lauren Pandemonium Delirium Series 02
In this electrifying follow-up to Delirium, Lena is on a dangerous course that takes her through the unregulated Wilds and into the heart of a growing resistance movement. This riveting, brilliant novel crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, romance, and the sparks of a revolution about to ignite.
Fiction Oliver, Lauren Requiem Delirium Series 03
Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has transformed. The nascent rebellion has ignited into an all-out revolution, and Lena is at the center of the fight. After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to the Wilds. But the Wilds are no longer a safe haven. Pockets of rebellion have opened throughout the country, and the government cannot deny the existence of Invalids. Regulators infiltrate the borderlands to stamp out the rebels.
Fiction O’Reilly, Bill Those Who Trespass Novel of Television and Murder, A  
An exciting look into the no-holds-barred world of television news.
One by one, high level executives and correspondents are being murdered. Soon it becomes clear that the killings are linked, the work of a bitter former newsman exacting revenge on those who derailed his career. Tommy O’Malley, a tough but warmheaded New York City detective, is assigned to crack the widening, high-profile murder cases, but encounters competition from a beautiful and tenacious tabloid reporter, Ashley Van Buren. As rhe story unfolds, Tommy and Ashley quickly discover they’ve got much more in common then a knack for solving crimes.
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Choke    
Victor Mancini, a medical-school dropout, is  an antihero for our deranged times. Needing to pay elder care for his mother, Victor has devised an ingenious scam: he pretends to choke on a piece of food while dining in upscale restaurants. He then allows himself to be saved by fellow patrons who, feeling responsible for victor’s life, go on to send checks to support him. When he’s not pulling this stunt, Victor cruises sexual addiction recovery workshops for action, visits his addled mom, and spends his days working at a colonial theme park. His creator, Chuck Palaniuk , is the visionary we need and the satirist we deserve.
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Diary    
Misty Wilmot has had it. Once a promising young artist, she’s drinking too much and working as a waitress in a hotel. Her husband, a contractor, is in a coma after a suicide attempt, and his clients are threatening Misty with lawsuits over a series of…
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Fight Club    
The 1st rule about Fight Club is you don’t talk about Fight Club. The 2nd rule about Fight Club is you don’t talk about Fight Club. The 3rd rule about Fight Club is two men per fight. The 4th rule about Fight Club is one fight at a time. The 5th rule of..
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Invisible Monsters    
She’s a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway accident leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she goes from being the beautiful center of attention to being an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge she exists. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a real woman, who will teach her that reinventing yourself means erasing your past and making up something better. And that salvation hides in the last places you’ll ever want to look.
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Survivor    
Tender Branson~last survivor of the so-called Creedish death Cult~is dictating his life story into the flight recorder at 39,000 feet over the Pacific Ocean. He’s all alone in the plane that will crash shortly into the Australian outback. But before…
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Adjustment Day    
Adjustment Day is an ingenious darkly comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best, skewer the absurdities in our society. Geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war to control the burgeoning population of males, while working-class men dream of burying the elites.
Fiction Palahniuk, Chuck Invisible Monsters    
She’s a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway accident leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she goes from being the beautiful center of attention to being an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge she exists. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a real woman, who will teach her that reinventing yourself means erasing your past and making up something better. And that salvation hides in the last places you’ll ever want to look.
Fiction Patterson, James Sam’s Letters to Jennifer    
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Fiction Patterson, James Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas    
Katie Wilkinson has finally found the perfect man–but one day he suddenly disappears, leaving behind only a diary written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby, Nicholas. In it she intimately reveals the romance between herself and the child’s father.
Fiction Phillips, Arthur Egyptologist, The    
A novel about an Egyptologists obsessed with finding the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comic labyrinth of a story opens on the desert plains of Egypt in 1922, then winds it sway from the slums of Australia to the ballrooms of Boston, Etc.
Fiction Picoult, Jodi Keeping Faith    
When the marriage of Mariah White and her cheating husband, Colin, turns ugly and disintegrates, their seven year old daughter, Faith, is there to witness it all. In the aftermath of a rapid divorce, Mariah falls into a deep depression. Etc.
Fiction Picoult, Jodi My Sister’s Keeper    
Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. Etc.
Fiction Picoult, Jodi Nineteen Minutes    
In nineteen minutes, you can mow the front lawn, color your hair, watch a third of a hockey game. In nineteen minutes, you can bake scones or get a tooth filled by a dentist; you can fold laundry for a family of fiv In nineteen minutes you can stop the world, or you can just jump off it.   In nineteen minutes, you can get revenge. Sterling is a small, ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens–until the day its complacency is shattered by a shocking act of violence. In the aftermath, the town’s residents must not only seek justice in order to begin healing but alsocome to terms with the role they played in
Fiction Picoult, Jodi Storyteller, The    
Sage Singer is qa baker. She works through the night, preparing the day’s breads and pastries, trying to escape a reality of loneliness, bad memories , and the shadow of her mother’s death. When Josef Weber, an elderly man in Sage’s grief support group,
Fiction Picoult, Jodi Harvesting the Heart    
Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her when she was five. Now, having left her father behind in Chicago, she  dreams of art school, marries an ambitious doctor, and soon becomes a mother herself. Overwhelmed by the demands of having a family. Paige cannot forget her mother’s absence and the shameful memories of her own past, which make her doubt both her ability to give and her sense of self-worth. Out of Paige’s struggle to find wholeness, Jodi Picoult crafts with astonishing clarity and evocative detail an absorbing novel that explores issues and emotions we can all relate to.
Fiction Picoult, Jodi House Rules    
When your son can’t look you in the eye, does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject—forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he’s always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he’s usually right. But when Jacob’s small hometown id rocked by a terrible murder, law inforcement comes to him. Jacob’s behaviors are hallmark Asperger’s but they look a lot like guilt to the local police.
Fiction Pike, Christopher Until The End    
ONE NIGHT CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING. It’s the start of the school year, and the popular girls have decided to throw the best party, one their friends will never forget. But hooking up and hanging out are the farthest things from their minds, when the unthinkable happens: Someone doesn’t make it out of the party alive.The death is declared a suicide, but nothing quite adds up. Convinced there’s a murderer on the loose, no one knows whom they can turn to or whom they can trust. Nowhere is safe—not the homecoming dance, not even graduation.
Fiction Poe, Edgar Allan Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe    
His days were as dark as his dreams, his thoughts were as terror filled as his tales. Poe didn’t just tell detective stories: he created the detective story. Poe didn’t just write modern horror: he gave birth to it. Etc.
Fiction Poe, Edgar Allan Selected Stories and Poems    
Creative, sensitive, mercurial, if these words desceribe the elements of true genius, then Edgar Allan Poe wwas its tortured personification. Unsurpasssed in the artful fusion of the weird and macabre with the poetic and romantic, Etc.
Fiction Poe, Edgar Allan Short Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, The    
The notes for this edition of Poe’s sixty nine stories cover literally everything that needs explication, every obscure allusion, foreign phrase, or geographic place name, photographs, maps, and charts further illustrate the nineteenth century events, Etc
Fiction Poe, Edgar Allan Tell-Tale Heart & Other Writing, The    
Edgar Allen Poe remains the unsurpassed master of works of mystery and madness. In this outstanding collection of Poe’s prose and poetry are 16 of his finest tales. Etc.
Fiction Punke, Michael Revenant, The    
The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the Company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman ans an expert tracker. But when a scouting mission puts him face-to-face with a grizzly bear, he is visciously mauled and not expected to survive. Two Company men are dispatched to stay behind and tend to Glass before he dies. When the men abandon him instead, lass is driven to survive out of desire: revenge.
Fiction Quick, Matthew Silver Linings Playbook    
Meet Pat. Pat has a theory: his life is a movie produced by God. And his God-given mission is to become physically fit and emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending for him—the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. (it might not come as a surprise to learn that Pat has spent time in a mental health facility.) The problem is, Pat’s now home, and everything feels off. No one will talk to him about Nikki; his beloved Philadelphia Eagles keep losing; he’s being pursued by the deeply odd Tiffany; his new therapist seems to recommend adultery as a form of therapy. Plus, he’s being haunted by Kenny G!
Fiction Rand, Ayn Anthem    
He lived in the dark ages of the future. In a loveless world he dared to love the woman of his choice. In an age that had lost all trace of science and civilization he had the courage to seek after knowledge. But these were not the crimes for which he…
Fiction Rand, Ayn Fountainhead, The    
It is the story of a gifted young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who struggled to defeat him. Ayn Rand’s daringly original philosophy, Obejectivism, first presented in…
Fiction Rand, Ayn Atlas Shrugged Top 100  
The astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, Atlas Shrugged is unlike any other book you have ever read. It is a mystery story, not about the murder of a man
Fiction Rand, Ayn Atlas Shrugged Top 100  
The astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, Atlas Shrugged is unlike any other book you have ever read. It is a mystery story, not about the murder of a man
Fiction Reeve, Philip Fever Crumb Fever Crumb 01
Fever has been adopted and raised by Dr. Crumb, a member of the Order of Engineers, where she serves as an apprentice. At a time when women are not seen as reasonable creatures, Fever is unusual, the only girl to serve in the Order. Soon, though, she must say good-bye to Dr. Crumb in order to assist archaeologist Kit Solvent with a top secret project involving a mysterious room that once belonged to Auric Godshawk, the last of the Scriven overlords, long overthrown.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Web of Air, A Fever Crumb 02
The secrets of flight have been lost for thousands of years.

But in a faraway corner of a ruined world, a mysterious boy is building a flying machine. Birds help him, and so does a beautiful, brilliant engineer called Fever Crumb. But powerful enemies stalk them – either to possess their fantastic invention or to destroy the secrets of flight forever.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Scrivener’s Moon Fever Crumb 03
Fever Crumb returns to London…but the city she’d known is gone. This new London, created by her own parents, squats motionless and vast, ties of steel resting on enormous caterpillat treads, nearly ready for travel. Fever has never felt truly at ease in the city of her birth, and now it feels more foreign than ever. So she sets out on a treacherous journey to the wastelands of the north, searching for a mysterious black pyramid that might hold the secret to Ancient technology, to Stalker brains, to the Scriven race — and to Fever herself.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines Mortal Engines 01
Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City of London chases one terrified little town across the wastelands. If it cannot overpower smaller, slower prey, the city will come to a standstill and risk being taken by another. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy, Apprentice Historian to the London Museum, is flung from its speeding superstructure into the barren wasteland of Out-Country. His only companion is Hester Shaw, a murderous, scar-faced girl who does not particularly want Tom’s company. But if they are to make it back to London before Stalkers or hungry cities get them first, they will
Fiction Reeve, Philip Predator’s Gold Mortal Engines 02
With the great Traction City of London completely destroyed, Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw travel across the world, trading with other airships and adventuring on the exciting and exotic routes of the Bird Roads. When their little scrapyard aircraft, the Jenny Haniver, is pursued by rocket-firing gunships, the ice citi of Anchorage offers them sanctuary. But as Tom and Hester soon discovers, it is no safe refuge. Devastated by plague in recent years and haunted by ghosts and madness, Anchorage is headed for the Dead Continent of North America. It’s a perilous course, one that will take them directly into a firestorm of danger and conflict.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Infernal Devices Mortal Engines 03
The mighty engines of Anchorage have been rusted and dead for years. The derelict city no longer roams the Ice Wastes, but has settled on the edge of the land that was once America. Tom Natsworthy and Hester Shaw are happy in the safety of a static settlement, but their daughter, Wren, is bored with her simple life and desperate for adventure. When a dangerously charming submarine pilot offers her a chance to escape, Wren doesn’t think twice about leaving her home and her parents behind. But the pirate wants something in return–Wren must steal the mysterious Tin Book. To do so will ignite a conflict that could tear the whole world apart.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Darkling Plain, A Mortal Engines 04
The great Traction City of London now lies in ruins. Once, not so long ago, it hunted other cities across the vast wastes of a devastated land. Now it’s a poisonous, lifeless wreck–until Tom Natsworthy and his daughter, Wren, uncover the secret hidden in its dark heart. It’s a secret that could bring an end to the war once and for all. But as Tom and Wren risk their lives, time is running out. Far away, a dangerous child with a deadly secret of his own is making a journey that may lead to the destruction of the entire human race.
Fiction Reeve, Philip Night Flights Mortal Engines A
Anna Fang is a spy. An aviatrix. An escaped slave. But no one knows the whole story—until now. In a dangerous future world, huge motorized cities hunt, attack, and devour one another. It’s there that Anna Fang’s home was consumed by Arkangel, the great predator city. She was separated from her parents and kept as a salve in the dark belly of Arkangel—but Anna is determined to be free again.
Fiction Reppert, Tom Far Journey, The: Survival on the Oregon Trail    
Young sharpo tongued hellion Paula Masters, used to her cell phones, cherry lattes, and designer jeans, suddenly finds herself thrust back in time to 1848 on the Oregon Trail. In modern life she rebels against curfews and restrictions, seeing them as unfair hardships. Now, in this alien world of buffalo stampedes, wild Indians and deadly pestilence, she is about to find out what real hardships are.
Fiction Richtel, Matt Doomsday Equation, The    
Jeremy Stillwater is a genius with computers but not so much with people. Maddeningly self-righteous, he’s alienated his girlfriend and infuriated his Silicon Valley financiers and the government agents who saw military promise in his innovation: a program that seemed to be able to predict war. Even Jeremy has begun to doubt the algorithm’s cpabilities. Then one day his computer has a message for him. War is coming. Three days and counting until massive nuclear conflict. Is it real? A malicious joke? A bug?Isolated yet relentless, Jeremy soon uncovers an ancient conspiracy of unspeakable danger.
Fiction Riggs, Ransom Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children 01
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off thecoast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its decaying bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that Miss Peregrine’s children were more than just peculiar. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.
Fiction Riggs, Ransom Hollow City Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children 02
SEPTEMBER 3, 1940. TEN PECULIAR CHILDREN FLEE and army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom.
Fiction Riggs, Ransom Library of Souls Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children 03
Sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he’s diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress. Accompanying Jacob on his journey are Emma Bloom, a girl with fire at her fingertips, and Addison MacHenry, a dog with a nose for sniffing our lost children. They’ll travel from modern-day London to the labyrinthine alleys of Devil’s Acre, the most wretched slum in all of Victorian England. It’s a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.
Fiction Robbins, Tom Another Roadside Attraction    
What if the Second Coming didn’t quite come off as advertised? What if The Corpse on display in that funky roadside zoo is really who they say it is, what does that portend for the future of western civilizaation? And what if a young clairvoyant, Etc.
Fiction Roberts, Gregory David Mountain Shadow, The    
Shantaram introduced millions of readers to a cast of unforgettable characters in the hidden heart of Bombay through Lin, an Australian fugitive, working as a passport forger for a branch of the Bombay mafia. In The Mountain Shadow, the long awaited sequel, Lin must find his way in a Bombay run by a different set of rules. It has been two years since the events in Shantaram, and since Lin lost two people he had come to love: his father figure Khaderbhai, and his soulmate, Karla, married to a handsome Indian media tycoon. Lin returns from a smuggling trip to a city that seems to have changed too much, too soon.
Fiction Roberts, Gregory David Shantaram Shantaram 01
Aterrizó en Bombay tras su fuga de una prisión de máxima seguridad en Australia. Y en sus barrios más míseros, su exstencia cobró auténtico sentido y alcanzó una intensidad que creía posible. En las calles sucias y llenas de vida de Bombay aprendió el val
Fiction Roberts, Nora Year One Chronicles of the One 01
With one drop of blood, the old world is gone forever. And in its place, something extraordinary begins. They call it The Doom—a deadly pandemic that starts on a cold New Year’s  Eve in the Scottish countryside. There’s something mysterious about the virus and the way it spreads. As billions fall sick and die, some survivors find themselves invested with strange, unexpected abilities. Lana, a New York chef, has the power to move things and people with her will. Fred can summon light in the darkness. But The Doom affects all people differently. Along with the light, a dark and terrifying magic will also rise.
Fiction Rowling, J.K. Casual Vacancy, The    
In the idyllic small town of Pagford, a councillor dies and leaves a ‘casual vacancy’ – and empty seat on the Parish Council. In the election for his successor that follows, it is clear that behind the pretty surface this is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, wives at war with husbands, teachers at war with pupils… Pagford is not what it first seems.
Fiction Ruiz Zafón, Carlos Shadow of the Wind, The    
Barcelona, 1945: A city heals from its war wounds, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julian Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. IN fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax’s books in existence. Soon Daniel’s seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona’s darkest secrets- an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Diamond Hunters    
The Van Der Byl Diamond Company, willed by its founder to his son Benedict, turns out to be a bequest of hatred. For it is couched in such terms as to offer him the instrument of destruction of his bitterest rival. Destroy Johnny, is the old man’s message
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Elephant Song    
Ivory. In Africa, it is the tragic and thrilling object of greed, corruption, and senseless death. In this dangerous world of poachers and blood money, one determined man and one dedicated woman risk their lives to stop the senseless slaughter, Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Flight of the Falcon    
He is the rover, a lawless trader in human cargo who will possess any man, or woman, he chooses. She is the healer, plunged into the heart of a sprawling, untamed land, searching for a lost father, bringing God’s word to exotic tribes. Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Hungry As The Sea    
A hero, Nicholas Berg, fighting to regain his power as head of a seagoing empire and his honor as a man. A ship, Warlock, the most modern ocean salvage vessel ever built to face the primal fury of nature at its peak. A woman, Samantha Silver, Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Gold Mine    
North of Johannesburg, five compainies share the Kitchenville fields, furiously blasting and digging deep into the earth. For some men, gold mining is a way of life, and death. For some it’s just a business. For one man, it’s the most dangerous game of all. Rod Ironsides makes love to his boss’s wife and drives his miers faster and harder than anyone has ever dared. A few weeks ago Ironsides had a passion for golf and one-night stands. Now, he has been handed a prize and a curse; to blast through rock and reap fortune, or be destroyed. From a split-second, oxyge-sucking explosion to a looming underground wall of water,
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Falcon Flies, A Ballantyne Novels, The 01
In 1860, a man and woman approach the coast of Africa aboard a swift clipper, in the command of an American who knows no law. Robyn Ballantyne and her brother Morris have waited years for this moment: to return to Africa to search for their father. Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Men of Men Ballantyne Novels, The 02
It was called the Devil’s Own, a steepscar in the African earth, around which men toiled with picks, shovels, and dreams of the milky treasures that would become prized, polished diamonds. In this demonic race, native tribesmen became miners. Sometimes they became thieves. And then they became rebels. Zouga Ballantyne, an African-born Englishman, saw the Devil’s Own mine as his ticket to the North, A realm of waterfalls and fertile plains, teeming wildlife, and seeded fields of gold. But what happened in the diamond mines of the fledgeling Boer Free State set course for Ballantyne and a cast of comrades, enemies, and lovers, and for the continent itself.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur When the Lion Feeds Courtneys, The 01
He began life at his twin brother’s side, soon running wild on his father’s ranch on the edge of Africa. But violence, desire, and fate sent Sean Courtney into exile, where he would fight and love his way to extraordinary success and heartbreaking failure
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Sound of Thunder, The Courtneys, The 02
Sean Courtney returns from the African wilds to find war has been declared between the British Empire and the Transvaal Republic. Not only that, but a rivalry is growing between the cruel, obsessive son who bears his name, and his elder, secret son, whom he cherishes deeply.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Sparrow Falls, A Courtneys, The 03
General Sean Courtney returns from the horrors of the Great ar in France, his mind on his heirs and his legacy. He is watching three potential successors, his beautiful but spoiled daughters, Storm. His corrupt, disgraced son, Dirk. And his new young assistant, Mark Anders, a fellow survivor of the trenches.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Burning Shore, The Courtneys, The 04
When British flying ace Michael Courtney bails out of his plane in the French countryside, beautiful young Centaine de Thiry nurses him back to health, falls in love with him, and is pregnant with his child when he tragically dies in battle. Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Power of the Sword Courtneys, The 05
Centaine de Thiry Courtney has not only survived, but thrived. She is a successful woman with two sons of her own. Shasa Courtney, the Courtney heir, and Shasa’s half brother, Manfred de la Rey, her secret child raised solely by his father. At the time of the Great Depression, Centaine must make difficult decisions to ensure the security of her family, decisions that will affect Manfred and his father, Lothar de la Rey, a man Centaine once loved.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Rage Courtneys, The 06
It is a conflict most vividly played out in the savage rivalry between two men. Ruggedly sensual Shasa Courtney and coldly upright Manfred De La Rey, half brothers, yet as different as British and Boer can be, share but one common trait: Etc.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Quest, The Egyptian 04
Egypt has been struck by a series of terrible plagues, killing its crops and crippling its people. Then the ultimate disaster befalls the kingdom: the Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up. Something catastrophic is taking place.
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Pharaoh Egyptian 06
Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded. All seems lost.Taita prepares for the enemy’s final, fatel push. The ex-slave, now general Tamose’s armies, is never more ingenious than when all hope is dashed. And this is Egypt’s most desperate hour. With the timely arrival of an old ally, the tide is turned and the Egyptian army feasts upon its retreating foe. But upon his victorious return to Luxor, Taita is seized and branded a traitor. Tamose is dead and a poisonous new era has begun. The new Pharaoh has risen.
Pharaoh Utteric is young, weak, and cruel, and threatened by taita’s influence
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Those in Peril Hector Cross 01
While cruising on the family yacht in the Indian Ocean, nineteen year old Cayla Bannock is attacked and taken hostage by pirates. Her kidnappers demand a staggering ransom: Twenty billion dollars. And Cayla’s not just anyone, she’s the daughter of Hazel,
Fiction Smith, Wilbur Vicious Circle Hector Cross 02
Hector Cross left behind a career of high risks and warfare when he married Hazel Bannock. But after his new life is tragically upended, he recognizes the ruthless hand of an old advesary behind the attack. Determined to fight back, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Choice, The    
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in a small town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life, boating, swimming, and barbecues with his close buddies, he holds the vague conviction, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Dear John    
Dear John, the letter read. And with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives changed forever. When Savannah Lynn Curtis comes into his life, John Tyree knows he is ready to turn over a new leaf. An angry rebel, he had enlisted in the army after highschool, not knowing what else to do. Then, during furlough, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams. The attraction is mutual and quickly grows into the kind of love that leves Savannah vowing to wait for John while he finishes his tour of duty. But neither can forsee that 9/11 is about to change the world. Like so many proud men and women, John must choose between
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Guardian, The    
Julie Barenson’s young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died, a puppy named singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her. Now, four years later, twenty nine year old Julie is far too young to have given up on love. Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Last Song, The    
Seventeen year old Veronica Ronnie Miller’s life was turned upside down when her parents divorced and her father moved to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains alienated from her parents, particularly her father, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Longest Ride, The    
Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife, Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by reminiscing about their lifetime together. Ira knows that Rith can’t possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories. A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, university senior Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes are high:
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Lucky One, The    
After U.S. Marine Logan Thibault finds a photograph of a smiling young woman buried in the dirt during his tour of duty in Iraq, he experiences a sudden streak of luck, winning poker games and even surviving deadly combat. Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Message in a Bottle    
Theresa Osborne is divorced and disillusioned, but all that is about to change when she finds a bottle on the beach with a mysterious love letter inside. What happens next is unexpected, and perhaps even miraculous, for it embraces all our hopes, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Nights in Rodanthe    
Reeling with heartache after her husband abandons her for a younger woman, Adrienne Willis flees to the small coastal town of Rodanthe, North Carolina, to tend a friend’s inn. Here she hopes to find the tranquillity she so desperatel y needs, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Rescue, The    
Volunteer fireman Taylor McAden is driven to take terrifying, heroic risks to save lives. But there’s one leap into the unknown he can’t bring himself to make: He can’t fall in love.  A man who likes to rescue troubled women, he inevitably leaves them,
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Safe Haven    
When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of event
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Walk to Remember, A    
Every April, when the wind blows in from the sea and mingles with the scent of lilacs, Landon Carter remembers his last year at Beaufort High. It was 1958, and Landon had already dated a girl or two. He even swore that he had once been in love. Certainly the last person in town he thought he’d fall for was Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town’s Baptist minister A quiet girl who always carried a Bible with her schoolbooks, Jamie seemed content living in a world apart from the other teens. She took care of her widowed father, rescued hurt animals and helped out at the local orphanage.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Bend in the Road, A    
Mike Ryan’s life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident tweo years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles meets Sarah Andrews, Jonah’s second-grade teacher. A young woman recovering from a difficult divorce, Sarah moved to New Bern hoping to start over. Tentatively, Miles and Sarah reach out to each other soon they are falling in love. But what neither realizes is that they are also bound together by a shocking secret, one that will force them to reexamine everything they believe in, including their love.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Best of Me, The    
In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply in love. Though they were from opposite sides of the tracks, their love for each other seemed to defy the realities of life in the small town of Oriental, North Carolina. But as the summer of their senior year came to a close, unforeseen events would tear the young couple apart, setting them on radically divergent paths.Now, twenty-five years later, Amanda and Dawson are summoned back to Oriental for a funeral. Neither has lived the life they imagined…and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever changed their lives.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Choice, The    
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in a small town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life, boating, swimming, and barbecues with his close buddies, he holds the vague conviction, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Dear John    
Dear John, the letter read. And with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives changed forever. When Savannah Lynn Curtis comes into his life, John Tyree knows he is ready to turn over a new leaf. An angry rebel, he had enlisted in the army after highschool, not knowing what else to do. Then, during furlough, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams. The attraction is mutual and quickly grows into the kind of love that leves Savannah vowing to wait for John while he finishes his tour of duty. But neither can forsee that 9/11 is about to change the world. Like so many proud men and women, John must choose between
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Every Breath    
Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At thirty-six, she’s been dating her boyfriend, and orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, she decides to visit her family’s cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to think about her future. Tru Walls is summoned to Sunset Beach by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. A safari guide, born and raised in Zimbabwe, Tru hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding his mother’s early lifem and recapture memories lost with her death.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Guardian, The    
Julie Barenson’s young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died, a puppy named singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her. Now, four years later, twenty nine year old Julie is far too young to have given up on love. Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Last Song, The    
Seventeen year old Veronica Ronnie Miller’s life was turned upside down when her parents divorced and her father moved to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains alienated from her parents, particularly her father, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Longest Ride, The    
Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife, Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by reminiscing about their lifetime together. Ira knows that Rith can’t possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories. A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, university senior Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes are high:
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Nights in Rodanthe    
Reeling with heartache after her husband abandons her for a younger woman, Adrienne Willis flees to the small coastal town of Rodanthe, North Carolina, to tend a friend’s inn. Here she hopes to find the tranquillity she so desperatel y needs, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Safe Haven    
When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of event
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas See Me    
Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he’s determined to walk a straight line. The last thing he’s looking for is a serious relationship. Maria Sanchez, the hardworking daughter of Mexican immigrants, is the picture of conventional success, with a law school degree and a prestigious job. Yet Maria has a traumatic history of her own.A chance encounter will alter the course of both Colin’s and Maria’s lives. As love unexpectedly takes hold between them,
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Two by Two    
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six-year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expensive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear…and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down, In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas True Believer Jeremy Marsh 01
Jeremy Marsh is a born skeptic and a science journalist who specializes in debunking the supernatural. When he hears about ghostly apparitions ina cemetary in Boone Creek, North Carolina, he leaves his beloved New York City for this small, rural town, ansd what his instincts tell him could make a great story. What he doesn’t plan on is meeting and falling hopelessly inlove with Lexie Darnell, who is sure of one thing: her future is her in Boone Creek, close to the people she loves. Now, if the young lovers are to be together, Jeremy must make a difficult choic: return to the life he knows in New York, or do something he could never do before…take a giant leap of faith.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas At First Sight Jeremy Marsh 02
There were a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he’d never do: He’d never leave New York City, never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage, and never become a parent. Now Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas At First Sight Jeremy Marsh 02
There were a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he’d never do: He’d never leave New York City, never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage, and never become a parent. Now Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Notebook, The Notebook, The 01
At thirty one, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty nine, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, Etc.
Fiction Sparks, Nicholas Wedding, The Notebook, The 02
After thirty years, Wilson Lewis is forced to face a painful truth. His wife, Jane, has fallen out of love with him, and it is entirely his fault. Despite the shining example of his in laws, Noah and Allie Calhoun, and their fifty year love affair, Etc.
Fiction Stein, Garth Art of Racing in the Rain, The    
A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope – a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life…as only a dog could tell it.
Fiction Stockett, Kathryn Help, The Top 100  
Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, raising her seventeenth white child. She’s alaways taken orders quietly, but lately it leaves her with a bitterness she can no longer bite back. Her friend Minny has certainly never held her tongue, or held a job for very long, but now she’s working for a newcomer with secrets that leave her speechless. And white socialite Skeeter has returned from college with ambition and a degree but, to her mother’s lament, no husband. Normally Skeeter would find solace in Constantine, the beloved maid who raised her, but Constantine has inexplicably disappeared.
Fiction Stohl, Margaret Icons Icons 01
Everything changed on The Day. The day the Icon appeared in Los Angeles. The day the power stopped. The dat Dol’s family dropped dead. The day the Earth lost a war it didn’t know it was fighting. Since then, Dol has lived a simple life in the countryside with fellow survivor Ro—sage from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can’t avoid. They’re different. They survived. Why? When the government discovers their secret, they are ofrced to join faint-hearted Tima and charismatic Lucas in captivity. Called the Icon Children, the four are the only humans on Earth immune to the power of the Icons.
Fiction Stohl, Margaret Idols Icons 02
Dol, Ro, and Lucas are the four Icon Children, the only humans immune to the Icons’ power to stop a human heart. Now that Los Angelel has been saved, things are more complicated—and not just because Dol has to choose between Lucas and Ro, the two great loves of her life. As she flees to a resistance outpost hidden beneath a mountain, Dol makes contact with a fifth Icon Child, if only through her visions. When Dol and the others escape to Southeast Asia in search of this missing child, Dol’s dreams, feelings, and fears collide in an epic showdown that will change more than just four lives—and stop one heart forever.
Fiction Tartt, Donna Goldfinch, The    
Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don’t know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the criminal underworld. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works.
Fiction Thomasma, Kenneth Naya Nuki: Shoshoni Girl Who Ran    
Naya Nuki was only eleven when she was taken captive by a rival Indian tribe. She and her best friend, Sacajawea, were forced to march 1000 miles from Montana to a North Dakota Indian village, where Naya Nuki became a slave. Etc.
Fiction Various Mentor Book of Major American Poets, The    
The voice of America rings out loud and clear in this unique anthology of great American Poetry. Editors Oscar Williams and Edwin Honig concentrate on the work of twenty major American poets. Etc.
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Fiction Vonnegut, Kurt Jr. Slaughterhouse-Five Top 100  
Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim’s odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear most. Etc.
Fiction Wallace, Randall Pearl Harbor    
Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker grew up like brothers in Tennessee. Now they’re daring young pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Rafe has fallen in love with Evelyn Stewart, a beautiful U.S. Navy nurse. But when the sounds of war begin to rumble on the horizon, Rafe decides he must leave his new love and his best friends to join Europe’s fight. Swearing to Evelyn and Danny that he will return, Rafe heads off for the deadly skies above the English Channel. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Danny are transferred to Hawaii’s peaceful paradise—Pearl Harbor—unaware of the approach of devastating forces that soon will forever change their
Fiction Waller, Robert Bridges of Madison County    
This is the story of Robert Kinkaid, a world class photographer, and Francesca Johnson, an Iowa farm wife. Kincaid, fifty-two, is a photographer for National Geographic. A strange, almost mystical traveler of Asian deserts, distant rivers, and ancient cities, he is a man who feels out of harmony with his time. Francesca, fourty-five and once a young war bride from Italy, lives in the hills of south Iowa with flickering memories of her girlhood dreams. Each of them is content, yet when Robert drives through the heat and dust of an Iowa summer and turns into her farm lane looking for directions
Fiction Weller, Shane Great Love Poems    
In this colume readers can sample more than 150 great love poems by English and American poets. Spanning over four centuries of literary creation in the service of amour, the works include a selection of Shakespeare’s sonnets, John Donne’s The Ecstasy, Et
Fiction Wells, Rebecca Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood    
Prologue: Sidda is a girl again in the hot heart of Louisiana,  the bayou world of Catholic saints and voodoo queens. It is Labor day, 1959, at Pecan Grove Plantation, on  the day of her daddy’s annual dove hunt. Whilethe men sweat and shoot, Etc.
Fiction White, E.B. Charlotte’s Web Top 100  
Wilbur was lovingly raised by a girl named Fern. But now he’s a barn pig. He’s bored and lonely, until he meets Charlotte, the beautiful grey spider who also lives in the barn. Charlotte thinks of a wonderful way to save Wilbur from a pigs unhappy fate.
Fiction Winegardner, Mark Godfather Returns, The    
It is 1955, Michael Corleone has won a bloody victory in the war among New york’s crime families. Now he wants to consolidate his power, save his marriage, and take his family into legitimate business. Etc.
Fiction Wolfe, Tom Bonfire of The Vanities, The    
One of Wall Street’s top bond salesmen, he lives in a sumpuous fourteen room duplex apartment on Park Avenue, the Best Section of the capital of the Western World in the late twentieth century. Etc.
Fiction Zusak, Markus Book Thief, The Top 100  
By her brother’s graveside, Liesel Meminger’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Grave Digger’s Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. Etc.
Fiction Zusak, Markus Book Thief, The Top 100  
By her brother’s graveside, Liesel Meminger’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Grave Digger’s Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. Etc.
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Graphic Novels Bendis, Brian Michael Uncanny X-Men Vol.2: Broken    
Graphic Novels Clare, Cassandra Clockwork Prince: Chapter 9-16 Infernal Devices, The 02
Tessa Gray has found friends among the Shadowhunters. Supernatural protectors of mankind who possess angelic blood. But Tessa’s new life is threatened when certain members of the Clave challenge Charlotte’s leadership of the London Institute and pressure…
Graphic Novels Claremont, Chris New Mutants Forever, The    
Third generation of Xavier’s pupils is back, like you’ve never seen them before. These are the young mutant heroes Chris Clairmont created to turn their world upside down. Their headmaster, Magneto, has just joined forces with the Black Queen, Selene.
Graphic Novels Himekawa, Akira Four Swords Legend of Zelda, The 01
Link, Now a Hylain Knoght, serves Princess Zelda at Hyrule Castle> When Shadow Link kidnaps Princess Zelda, Link once aain must prepare himself to defeat the forces of evil. TO do so he needs the legendary Four Sword, but getting it means releasing and then battling the ancient evil power of Vaati. The Four Sword also splits Link into four different versions of himself, and these new Links are not team players.
Graphic Novels Jimenez, Phil Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia, The    
She’s as beautiful as Aphrodite and as wise as Athena, stronger then Hercules and swifter than Hermes. Blessed at birth by the gods themselves. Princess Diana left an idyllic island paradise ruled by wise and brave women to bring peace, love, and nobility of the Amazons to the tumultuous world of humankind IN January of 1942, Wonder Woman took the world of comics, and its pantheon of super powered males, by storm. Wielding her impervious silver bracelets and golden Lasso of Truth, she’s battled forces of evil from Axis powers to a slew of super villains worldwide, teamed up with the likes of Superman, Batman,
Graphic Novels Koontz, Dean Odd Is On Our Side Odd Thomas 0.50
It’s Halloween in Pico Mundo, California, and there’s a whiff of something wicked in the autumn air. While the town prepares for its annual festivities, young fry cook Odd Thomas can’t shake the feeling that make believe goblins and ghouls, Etc.
Graphic Novels Koontz, Dean House of Odd Odd Thomas 0.75
Transforming a ramshackle mansion into a dream house has become a nightmare for onetime Hollywood producer Nedra Nolan, whose newly purchased fixer upper in Pico Mundo has sent a string of spooked contractors scurrying off the job, Etc.
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Graphic Novels Meyer, Marissa Wires and Nerve Lunar Chronicles, The Vol. 1
Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new, action-packed story about Iko, the android with a heart of (mechanized) gold. When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes upon herself to hunt down the soldiers’ leader. She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity. With appearances by Cinder, Cress, Scarlet, Winter, and the rest of the Rampion crew, this is a must-have for fans of the bestselling series.
Graphic Novels Meyer, Marissa Wires and NerveVolume 2 Gone Rogue Lunar Chronicles, The Vol. 2
Iko—an audacious android and the best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder—has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna. Unless Cinder can reverse the mutations that were forced on them years before, Steele and his soldiers plan to satisfy their monstrous appetites with a massacre of the innocent people of Earth.
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From 1983 through 1987, a young British writer named Alan Moore revolutionized the American comic book. His groundbreaking tenure on DC Comics’ Swamp Thing set new standards for graphic storytelling and touched off a revolution in the medium that is still expanding today. Building on the title’s framework of gothic horror with a remarkably intuitive narrative style and an unprecedented depth of characterization, Moore’s vision was realized through the hauntingly beautiful artwork of such collaborators as Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, Stan Woch and Rick Veitch. The result is one of comics’ most enduring masterpieces.
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Graphic Novels Scott, Cavan Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle    
How do a band of rebels dustract themselves when sneaking into the creepeiest place in the galaxy? Tell scary stories of course! Follow Lina Graf, Crater, and friends as they sneak—and fight—their way into the terrifying castle of Darth Vader! Along the way, they’ll trade spooky stories featuring the most terrifying villains and creatures in the universe! Your favorite characters, like Obi-Wan, Han Solo and Chewie, Hera Syndulla, and the Ewoks, face classic creeps like ghosts, monsters, witches, and more… all with a signature Star Wars twist!
Graphic Novels Wood, Keith Star Wars: Jedi vs Sith Comic Book  
Tomcat dreamed of being a Jedi, but never thoughty it would be like this! Sleeping on the ground, treading mud, eating overcooked roots, Nothing has been like in the songs, so no wonder tomcat loses his temper, breaks up with his cousin Bug, Etc.
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Historical Fiction Chadwick, Elizabeth Greatest Knight, The    
A penniless young knight with few prospects, William Marshal blazes into history on the strength of his sword and the depth of his honor. Marshal’s integrity sets him apart in the turbulant court of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, bringing fame and the promise orf a wealthy heiress as well as enemies eager to plot his downfall. Elizabeth Chadwick has crafted a spellbinding tale about a forgotten hero, an ancestor to George Washington, an architect of the Magna Carta, and a legend of chivalry.
Historical Fiction Chadwick, Elizabeth Scarlet Lion, The    
Already known as a knight of uncommon skill and honor, William Marshal has earned the friendship of King Richard and the love of a wealthy heiress. But when the Lionheart dies, leaving his treacherous brother John on the throne, William and Isabelle need all of their strength and courage to face a shattered world. Their sons held hostage, their integrity at stake, the two must choose between obeying their king or honoring their hearts.
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Goodnight Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 01
Former TX Rangers Benton MacCaleb, Will Elliot and Brazos Gifford ride with Charles Goodnight as he rounds up thousands of ornery unbranded cattle for the long drive to Colorado. From the Trinity River brakes to Denver, they’ll battle endless miles of…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Western Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 02
Benton McCaleb and his band of bold-spirited cowboys brave over a thousand treacherous miles to drive 2400 head of ornery cattle into Wyoming’s Sweetwater Valley. They’re setting up a ranch just north of Cheyenne when a ruthless railroad baron and his…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Chisholm Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 03
Armed only with a Colt rifle, a Bowie knife, and courage as big as the West, Ten Chisholm, the bold, half-breed son of Indian scout Jesse Chisholm, leaves New Orleans with a price on his head. His only crime–loving the beautiful daughter of a powerful New
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Bandera Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 04
Set on rescuing their old friend Clay Duval who’s trapped inside war-torn Mexico, Gil and Van Austin, nephews of TX founder Stephen Austin, cross the border after him and soon discover ½ of Mexico’s army wants them dead. Taken prisoner by Santa Ana’s…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph California Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 05
Gold fever had hit CA, and suddenly, the land was full of hungry pioneers. For Gil and Van Austin, 2 TX brothers, it meant the chance to sell well-grazed longhorns after years or hard ranching and a treacherous cattle drive up through Mexico. The only…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Shawnee Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 06
Long John Coons, the Cajun son of a conjuring woman, was driving 2,000 head of cattle north from TX to the railroad in KS–through Indian Territory and outlaw strongholds. At his side was a beautiful woman with a sordid past, 3 ex-cattle rustlers, some…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Virginia City Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 07
With a dream of building a ranching empire in MT, Nelson Story set off on one of the most extraordinary journeys in frontier history. By his side was a bunch of misfits and renegades–hard fighting, war-bitten TXs with nothing left to lose. On his tail are the worst kind of enemy: brutal ourtlaws fixing to bleed his trail drive dry. Pushing his way through four harsh territories and three brutal seasons, Story will defy the Union Army, get a hold of a hundred Remingtons, and take on a thousand riled up Sioux warriors. But as he makes his way to Virginia City, his luck is about to change.
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Dodge City Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 08
Dodge City was a businessman’s dream. And a cattle drive north – with thousands of unbranded longhorns and a remuda of stolen Mexican horses – was a dream of Texans like Dan Ember, who’d come home from the war to find a rich man’s hired guns living on his land. Now Dan and his neighbors will risk everything on a drive across the Llano. Along the way, two bands of killers would fight over them, the gunslinger Clay Allison would join up with them, and Quanah Parker’s Comanches would try to thwart them – in a bold adventure facing death, knowing there was no turning back.
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Oregon Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 09
Lou Spencer, Dill Sumner, and their fourteen Texas cowboys brought a herd up to Independence, Missouri, and sold half to a wagon train heading West. Then the Texans hired on, leading the battling greenhorn pioneers across the Missouri River, across Nebraska Territory, and into the wilds past Forts Laramie and Bridger. With winter closing in, Spencer’s men were runnign out of time to reach the wide-open land of Oregon. And with a fortune in gold hidden in one of the pilgrim’s wooden wagons – and outlaws circling like wolves – there were miles of shooting and dying still ahead.
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Santa Fe Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 10
The only riches Texans had left after the Civil War were five million maverick longhorns and the brains, brawn, and boldness to drive them north to where the money was. Gavin McCord and his brawling cowboys came to Missouri with problems: 3,500 longhorns and not one buyer. That’s where Gladstone Oitkin came in. A man with money and a dream of ranching in New Mexico, Pitkin bought McCord’s cattle and hired his Texans for a trail drive from Independence to Santa Fe. But with an ill-fated gambler on the drive, the courageous, heardened riders weren’t just a thousand brutal miles from Santa Fe they were heading into a death trap.
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Old Spanish Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 11
For the ranchers riding with Rand Hayes, things had gone from bad to worse. The Santa Fe man who’d contracted 5,000 head of cattle was dead–murdered by renegades. Now the TXs had a herd of longhorns and only 1 choice: cross 2 mountain ranges and the Mojav
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Green River Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 12
The year was 1853. For a handful of cowboys turned CA Gold Rushers, it was time to go home. Then Lonnie Kilgore and his fellow TXs met Western legend and former mountain man Jim Bridger, who told them of a lush range waiting to be claimed in Northern UT…
Historical Fiction Compton, Ralph Deadwood Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 13
For veteran ranchers Nelson Story of MT, and Benton MacCaleb of WY, it was an opportunity a man didn’t pass up. In gold camps of theBlack Hills, miners were hungry for beef, at boomtown prices. But within the 2 outfits were Indians, gunmen, TXs, lovesick
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Fort, The    
In the sumeer of 1779, as the major fighting of the Revolutionary War moves to the South, a British force consisting of fewer than a thousand Scottish infantry backed by 3 sloops-of-war sails to the fogbound coast of New England. Establishing a garrison…
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Stonehenge    
In this rousing epic, Bernard Cornwell has created the most compelling and powerful human drama of its kind since Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Archer’s Tale, The Grail Quest, The 01
A brutal raid on the quiet coastal English village of Hookton in 1342 leaves but one survivor: a young archer named Thomas. On this terrible dawn, his purpose becomes clear—to recover a stolen sacred relic and pursue to the ends of the earth the murderous black-clad knoght bearing a blue and yellow standard, a journey that leads him to the courageous rescue of a beautiful French woman, and sets him on his ultimate quest: the search for the Holy Grail.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Vagabond Grail Quest, The 02
In 1347, a year of conflict and unrest, Thomas of Hookton returns to England to pursue the Holy Grail. Among the flames of the Hundred Years War, a sinister enemy awaits the fabled archer and mercenary soldier: a bloodthirsty  Dominican Inquisitor who also seeks Christendom’s most holy relic. But neither the horrors of the battlefield nor the sadistic torture at the Inquisitor’s hands can turn Thomas from his sworn mission. And his thirst for vengance will never be quenched while the villainous black rider who destroyed everything he loved still lives.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Heretic Grail Quest, The 03
When the English capture Calais, the war with France is suspended by a truce. But Thomas of Hookton has to pursue the grail and confront his deadliest enemy: his cousin, Guy Vexille. Thomas and his men become raiders, but when he releases a girl condemned to burn as a heretic, his campaign is attacked by the church and Thomas himself becomes hunted. Thomas is guided to the Valley of Astaac, where he believes that the grail may still be concealed, but there are many others apart from Thomas who are searching for it. The prize will guarantee victory in battle and the games of hide and seek are deadly.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard 1356 Grail Quest, The 04
1356: France stands alert to danger. The English army, victorious  at the battle of Creey and led by the Black Prince, is invading and the French are hunting them down. The bloodiest battles of the Hundred Years War are yet to be fought. Thomas of Hookton, an English ardher, becomes trapped with his outnumbered army. And here, near the town of Poitiers, an extraordinary confrontation will ignite one of the greatest battles of all time.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Flame Bearer, The Last Kingdom, The 10
Britain is in a state of uneasy peace. Northumbria’s Viking ruler, Sigtryggr, and Mercia’s Saxon queen, Æthelflaed, have agreed on a truce. And so England’s greatest warrior, Uhthed of Bebbanburg, at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago – and which his scheming cousin still occupies. But fate is inexorable, and the enemies Uhthred has made and the oaths he has sworn combine to distrcat him from his dream of recapturing Bebbanburg.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Last Kingdom, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 01
Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred’s fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. The struggle between the English and the Danes and the strife between Christianity and paganism is the background to Uhtred’s growing up. Marriage ties him to the Saxon cause but when his wife and child vanish in the chaos of the Danish invasion, he is driven to face the greatest of the Viking chieftains in a battle beside the sea.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Pale Horseman, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 02
Uhtred is a Saxon, cheated of his inheritance, adrift in a world of fire and treachery. He has to make a choice: whether to fight for the Vikings who raised him, or for King Alfred who dislikes him. Wessex is the last English kingdom. Assembling the Great Army, the Vikings have only one ambition – to conquer Wessex. When they attack out of a wintry drakness, Uhtred finds himself on Alfred’s side. Alfred and Uhtred make unlikely allies. The king is a pious Christian; Uhtred is a pagan. Alfred is a sickly scholar; Uhtred is an arrogant warrior. Yet the two forge an uneasy alliance that will lead them out of the marshes to the stark
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Lords of the North Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 03
The year is 878, and the Saxons of Wessex, under King Alfred, have defeated the Danes to keep their kingdom free. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, helped Alfred win that victory, but now he is disgusted by Alfred’s lack of generosity and goes north to search for his stepsister, who was taken prisoner by Kjartan the Cruel, a Danish lord who lurks in the formidable stronghold of Dunholm. Uhtred arrives in the north to discover rebellion, chaos, and fear. He needs other allies if he is so attack Dunholm, and chooses Guthred, a seemingly deluded slave who believes he is a king.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Sword Song Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 04
The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and the Saxon kingdom of Wessex in the south. Warrior by instinct and Viking by nature, Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, has land, a wife and children—and a duty to King Alfred to hold the frontier on the Thames. But a dead man has risen, and new Vikings have invaded the decayed Roman city of London with dreams of conquering Wessex…with Uhtred’s help. Suddenly forced to weigh his oath to the king against the dangerous turning tide of shifting allegiances and deadly power struggles, Uhtred—Alfred’s sharpest sword—must now take the choice that will determine England’s future.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Burning Land, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 05
At the end of the ninth century, with King Alfred of Wessex in ill health and his heir still an untested youth, it falls to Alfred’s reluctant warlord Uhtred to outwit and outbattle the invading enemy Danes, led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair. But the sweetness of Uhtred’s victory is soured by tragedy, forcing him to break with the Saxon king. Joining the Vikings, allied with his old friend Ragnar—and his old foe Haesten—Uhtred devises a strategy to invade and conquer Wessex itself. But fate has very different plans.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Death of Kings Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 06
As the ninth century wanes, Alfred the Great lies dying, his lifelong goal of a unified England in peril, his kingdom on the brink of chaos. Though his son, Edward, has been named his successor, there are other Saxon claimants to the throne—as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north. Torn between his vows to Alfred and the desire to reclaim his long-lost ancestral lands in the north, Uhtred, Saxon-born and Viking-raised, remains the king’s warrior, but has sworn no oath to the crown prince. Now he must make a momentous decision that will forever transform his life and and the course of history: to take up arms
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Pagan Lord, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 07
At the onset of the tenth century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward, his son, reigns as king. Wessex survives, but peace cannot hold: the Danes in the north, led by Viking Cnut Longsword, stand ready to incade and will not rest until the emeral crown is theirs.

   Uhtred, once Alfred’s great warrior but now out of favor with the new king, must lead a band of outcasts north to recapture his old family home, that great Northumbrian fortress, Bebbanburg.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Empty Throne, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 08
Brittain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland and turmoil among the Saxons over leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Aethelflaed has all the makings of a leader, but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Warriors of the Storm Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 09
A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia. King Alfred’s son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Aethelfaedm, rule the kingdoms. But all around, the restless Northmen are mounting raids. Uhtred of Bebanburg, the kingdoms’ greatest warrior, controls northern Mercia, but forces are gathering against him. Northmen allied to the Irish, led by the feirce warrior Ragnall Ivarson, are soon joined by the Northumbrians, and their strength could prove overwhelming. And with Uthred’s own daughter married to Ivarson’s brother,cho can be trusted?
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Flame Bearer, The Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 10
Britain is in a state of uneasy peace. Northumbria’s Viking ruler, Sigtryggr, and Mercia’s Saxon queen, Æthelflaed, have agreed on a truce. And so England’s greatest warrior, Uhthed of Bebbanburg, at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago – and which his scheming cousin still occupies. But fate is inexorable, and the enemies Uhthred has made and the oaths he has sworn combine to distrcat him from his dream of recapturing Bebbanburg.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard War of the Wolf Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 11
Uhtred of Bebbanburg has won back his ancestral home, but, threatened from all sides by enemies both old and new, he doesn’t have long to enjoy the victory. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival parties scramble to settle on the identity of the next king. And across the country, invading Norsemen continue their relentless incursion, ever hungry for land.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Sword of Kings Last Kingdom, The Saxon Tales 12
Uhtred of Bebbanburg is a man of his word. An oath bound him to King Alfred. An oath bound him to Aethelflaed. And now an oath will wrench him away from the ancestral home he fought so hard to regain. For Uhtred has sworn that on King Edward’s death, he will kill two men. And now Edward is dying.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Rebel Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles, The 01
When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches young Nate Starbuck from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful and awed by his idealistic rescuer. To repay his generosity, he enlists in the Faulconer legion to fight against his home, the North, and against his abolitionist father. When the regiment joins up, ready to march into the ferocious battle of Bull Run, the men are prepared to start a war…but they aren’t ready for how they—and the nation—will be changed by the oaths they have sworn for their beloved South.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Copperhead Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles, The 02
It is summer of 1862 and the northern army is threatening to capture Richmond, the Confederate capital. Captain Nathaniel Starbuck, born in Boston but a Confederate hero at Manassas, is again in the thick oof Civil War action. Bloodied but victorious at the battles of Ball’s Bluff and Seven Pines, Nate suddenly finds himself accused of being a Yankee spy. Proving his innocence and finding the real spy will require courage and endurance rarely seen even in the brutal fog of war. Failure could mean the fall of Richmond and a career ending defeat for Robert E. Lee.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Battle Flag Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles, The 03
Destinguished at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Confederate Captain Nate Starbuck’s career is jeopardized once again by the suspicion and hostility of his brigade commander, General Washington Faulconer. The outcome of this ciscious fight drastically changes both men’s fortunes and propels Starbuck into the ghastly bloodletting at the Second Battle of Manasses.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Bloody Ground, The Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles, The 04
In this fourth, final, and rousing installment of Nathaniel Starbuck’s Civil War adventures, Nate is given command of a punishment battalion: a motley collection of cowards, thieves, deserters, and nurderers. Setting off to join Robert E. Lee’s army, Starbuck’s men reach Harper’s Ferry in time to take part in Stonewall Jackson’s capture of the Union garrison. From there, the regiment moves on to the legendary horror of Sharpsburg, beside the Antietam Creek, forever to be remembered as the bloodiest single day of the war. There, Starbuck and his troop will have their courage and commitment tested as never before.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Winter King, The Warlord Chronicles, The 01
The tale begins in the Dark Age Brittain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people. It is to this desperate land that Arthur returns, a man at once utterly human and truly heroic: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Enemy of God Warlord Chronicles, The 02
Having defeated the last holdouts of civil war in southern Brittain. Arthur has secured Mordred’s throne. But he must still face raging conflicts between the old ways and the new, as well as foes more powerful and more dangerous—because they pose as friends.
Historical Fiction Cornwell, Bernard Excalibur Warlord Chronicles, The 03
This is the tale not only of broken love remade, but also of forces both earthly and unearthly that threaten everything Arthur stands for. Peopled by princesses and bards, by warriors and magicians. Excalibur is a story of love, war, loyalty, and betrayal—the work of a magnificent storyteller.
Historical Fiction Dostoevsky, Fyodor Notes From Underground    
In these pages Dostoevsky unflinchingly examines the dark, mysterious depths of the human heart. The Underground Man so chillingly depicted here has become an archetypal figure – loathsome and prophetic – in contemporary culture.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Wise Woman, The    
Alys joins a nunnery to escape the poverty of her life on the moor with her foster mother, Morach, the local wise woman with whom she lives as an outcast, but she soon finds herself thrown back into the world when Henry VIII’s wreckers destroy her sanctuary. Summoned to the castle as the old lord’s scribe, she falls obsessively in love with his son Hugo, who is married to Catherine. Driven to desperation by her desire, she summons the most dangerous powers Morach has taught her, but soon the passionate triangle of Alys, Hugo, and Catherine begins to explode, launching them into uncharted sexual waters.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Lady of the Rivers, The Plantagenet and Tudor 01
A story rich in passion and legend, The Lady of the Rivers is the story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the War of the Roses.When Jacquetta is married to the Duke of Bedford, English regent of France, he introduces her to a mysterious world of learning and alchemy. Her only friend in the great household is the duke’s squire Richard Woodwille, who is at her side when the duke’s death leaves her a wealthy young widow. The two become lovers and marry in secret, returning to England to serve at the court of young King Henry VI, where Jacquetta becomes a
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Red Queen, The Plantagenet and Tudor 02
Heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her house is the true ruler of England. Ignored by her sainted cousin Henry VI, mocked by her mother, married at age twelve, and endangered by childbirth, she sets her heart on putting her son on the throne regardless of the cost to herself, to England, and even to the little boy. She names him Henry, like the king; sends him into exile; and pledges him in marriage to the daughter of her sworn enemy, Elizabeth of York. Margaret charts her own way through loveless marriages, teacherous alliances, and secret plot.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa White Queen, The Plantagenet and Tudor 03
Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, secretly marries the newly crowned boy king of England. While she rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become the central figures in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost prices in the Tower of London…
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Kingmaker’s Daughter, The Plantagenet and Tudor 04
[This book] is the gripping tale of the daughters of the man known as the Kingmaker, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick: the most powerful magnate in fifteenth-century England. Without a son and heir, he uses his daughters, Anne and Isabel, as pwans in his political games. When Anne is left widowed, her mother in sanctuary, and her sister married to the enemy, she manages her own escape and makes a choice that will set her on a collision course with the overwhelming power of the royal family.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa White Princess, The Plantagenet and Tudor 05
When Henry Tudor picks up the crown of England from the mud of Bosworth field, he knows he must marry the pricess of the enemy house—Elizabeth of York—to unify a country divided by war for nearly two decedes. But his bride is still in love with his slain enemy, Richard III—and her mother and half of England dream of a missing heir, sent into the unknown by the White Queen. While the new monarchy can win power, it cannot win hearts in an England that plots for the triumphant return of the House of York. Henry’s greatest fear is that somewhere a prince is waiting to reclaim the throne.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Constant Princess, The Plantagenet and Tudor 06
Katherine of Aragon, Known to history as the Queen who was pushed off her throan by Anne Boleyn, here is a Katherine the world has forgotten: the enchanting princess that all England loved. First married to Henry VII’s older brother, Arthur, Kathrine’s passion turns their arrande marriage into a love match; but when Arthur dies, the merciless English court and her ambitious parents, the crusading King and Queen of Spain, have to find a new role for the widow. Ultimately, it is Katherine herself who takes control of her own life by telling the most audacious lie in English history, leading her to the very pinnacle of power in England.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa King’s Curse, The Plantagenet and Tudor 07
As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is feared and hated by the king’s mother, the Red Queen. Margaret is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter—Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales—and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret’s destiny is not for a life in the shadows. Restored by the young Henry VIII to her title and fortune, she becomes chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine, until the king’s growing paranoia truns hims against Margaret and her sons, the rival royal heirs.

As the Tudor court collapses into tyranny and the king
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Three Sisters, Three Queens Plantagenet and Tudor 08
When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret, takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined—with Margaret’s younger sister, Mary—to a unique sisterhood. The three sisters will become queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three queens find themselves set against each other. But as they experience betrayals, dangers, loss, and passion, the three sisters find that the only constant in their perilous lives is their special bond, mor epowerful than any man, even a king.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Other Boleyn Girl, The Plantagenet and Tudor 09
Two sisters competing for the greatest prize: the love of a King
A rich and compelling novel of love, sex, ambition, and intrigue, The Other Boleyn Girl introduces a woman of extraordinary  determination and desire who lived at the heart of te most glamorous court in Europe and survived by following her heart. When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen, However, she soon realizes just how much  she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister Anne.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Boleyn Inheritance, The Plantagenet and Tudor 10
The year is 1539, Henry VIII must take another wife and the dangerous prize of the crown of England is won by Anne of Cleves. Although she is fascinated by the glamour of her new surroundings, she can sense a trap closing around her. Katherine Howard, meanwhile, is to flirt her way to the throne. But her kinswomen Jane Boleyn is haunted by the past ans the Boleyn inheritance id susicion, betrayal and death. In this time of upheaval and uncertainty, these three young women must try to survive the most volatile court in Europe.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Taming of the Queen, The Plantagenet and Tudor 11
Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow with a secret new lover, has no choice when Henry VIII—a man who has buried four wives—commands her to marry him. Kateryn knows the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride, and Kateryn’s trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules as regent. But is this enough to keep her safe? Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. As a leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish under
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Queen’s Fool, The Plantagenet and Tudor 12
It is Winter, 1553, Pursued by the Inquisiiton, Hannah Green, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl, is forced fo flee Dpain with her father. But Hannahis no ordinary refugee. Her gift of dight the ability fo forsee the future, is priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court. Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley, the charismatic son of King Edward’s protector, who brings her court as a holy fool for Queen Mary and, ultimately, Queen Elizabeth. Hired as a fool but working as a spy; promised in wedlock but in love with her master; endangered by the laws against heresy, treason, and witchcraft, Hannah must choose between
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Last Tudor, The Plantagenet and Tudor 13
Jane Grey was Queen of England for nine days before Mary Tudor mustered an army to depose her. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner’s block and tragic martyrdom. Learn you to die, is the advice Jane leaves in a letter to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. She plans to enjoy her beauty and fall in love, but Queen Mary and then Queen Elizabeth will never let their heir marry or produce a Tudor son. When Katherine’s pregnancy betrays her secret marriage, she faces imprisonment in the Tower, only yards from her sister’s scaffold.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Virgin’s Lover, The Plantagenet and Tudor 14
In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen. One woman hears the tidings with utter dread. She is Amy Dudley, wife of Sir Robert, and she knows that Elizabeth’s ambitious leap to the thron…
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Other Queen, The Plantagenet and Tudor 15
This [novel] presents a new and unique view of one of history’s most intriguing, romantic, and maddening heroines. Mary, Queen of Scots, trusts Queen Elizabeth’s promise of sanctuary when she flees from rebels in Scotland and then finds herself imprisoned as the guest of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The newly married couple welcomes the doomed queen into their home, certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court. To their horror, they find that the task will bankrupt them,
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Wideacre Wideacre Trilogy, The 01
Wideacre Hall, set in the heart of the English countryside, is the ancestal home that Beatrice Lacey loves. But as a woman of the eighteenth century she has no right of inheritance. Corrupted by a world that mistreats women, she sets out to corrupt others. Sexual and wilful, she believes that the only way to achieve control over Wideacre is through a series of horrible crimes, ans no one escapes the consequences of her need to possess the land.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Favored Child, The Wideacre Trilogy, The 02
The Wideacre estate is bankrupt. The villagers are living in poverty, and Wideacre Hall is a smoke-blackened ruin, But, in the Dower House, two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the estate, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidding to marry. Only one can be the favored child. Only one can inherit the magical inderstanding between the land and the Lacey family that can make the Sussex village grow green again. Onlyone can be Beatrice Lacey’s true heir.
Historical Fiction Gregory, Philippa Meridon Wideacre Trilogy, The 03
Meridon, the desolate Romany girl, is determined to escape the hard poverty of her childhood. Riding bareback in a travelling show, while her sister Dandy risks her life on the trapese, Meridon dedicates herself to freeing them both from danger and want. But Dandy, beautiful, impatient, thieving Dandy, grabs too much, too quickly. And Meridon finds herself alone, riding in bitter grief through Sussex farmlands towards a house called Wideacre, which awaits the return of the last of the Laceys.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Missing In Action    
Jay Thacker is used to being called names because his dad is half Navajo. But he gets a chance as a new life and a new identity when he and his mom move to the small town of Delta to live with Jay’s grandfather. In Delta Jay can convince everyone, and maybe even himself, that his dad, who is missing in action as he fights in WWII, is really a POW and military hero, and not gone forever.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Search and Destroy    
Rich wants to go to war. And he’s not sure why. Maybe he’s running from his dad and his crazy temper. Maybe he’s running from his girl, who seems to think he’s more of a joke than a man. Or maybe, he’s just running, to find himself. After basic training, Rick enlists with the Charlie Rangers, a special unit that ambushes the enemy in secret jungle raids. It is the most dangerous frontline duty, and Rick’s six-man team will experience everything from horrifying enemy encounters to mourning the death of a comrade.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys    
At the age of fifteen, Dieter’s blind devotion gets him promoted from Hitler Youth into German army. Dieter’s determined to prove his allegiance and bravery at all costs. Spence, just sixteen, drops out of his Utah high school to begin training as a paratrooper. He’s seen how boys who weren’t much in school can come home heroes, and Spence wants to prove to his friends and family that he really can be something.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Rumors of War Children of the Promise 01
Set in WWII, Children of the Promise is an epic series that will take you from the battlefronts of Germany and Japan to the home front where an ordinary LDS family struggles to survive both physically and spiritually. Elder Alex Thomas is serving a mission in Germany, but when war breaks out, it soon becomes obvious that he will never complete his mission. Back home in Salt Lake, Elder Thomas’s younger brother Wally, seems to be drifting though life, and Bobbi, his sister, is torn between poving two very different men, one of whom is not a member of the Church.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Since You Went Away Children of the Promise 02
Set in WWII, Children of the Promise is an epic series that will take you from the battlefronts of Germany and Japan to the home front where an ordinary LDS family struggles to survive both physically and spiritually. With each day getting worse in the Bataan death march, Wally could die of hunger, exposure, or even violence. Will his growing faith be enough to pull him through? Bobbi, now a nurse in the navy, meets a handsome young officer. She’s not sure how she feels about him, however, or whether he feels anything at all for her.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Far from Home Children of the Promise 03
Set in WWII, Children of the Promise is an epic series that will take you from the battlefronts of Germany and Japan to the home front where an ordinary LDS family struggles to survive both physically and spiritually. The Thomas children are far form home: Alex is responsible for preserving the lives of his men while thay are in Germany, but his biggest concern is staying alive for his wife, Anna. Wally is still a prisoner of war in Japan, forced to work long hours in the coal mines with only a slim hope of survival. And in Hawaii, Bobbi fears that her boyfriend, Richard, has been lost when his ship goes down.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean When We Meet Again Children of the Promise 04
Set in WWII, Children of the Promise is an epic series that will take you from the battlefronts of Germany and Japan to the home front where an ordinary LDS family struggles to survive both physically and spiritually. Alex faces new challenges in an intelligence assignment in Germany, an assignment that tests his values to the core. But he’s more concerned with his wife and child back in England. Will he ever see them again?  Wally begins seeing indications that the war may be drawing to a close. If he can survive the prison camp a little longer, maybe he’ll survive the war and go home. But will his life be the same?
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean As Long As I Have You Children of the Promise 05
Set in WWII, Children of the Promise is an epic series that will take you from the battlefronts of Germany and Japan to the home front where an ordinary LDS family struggles to survive both physically and spiritually. The war is over and members of the Thomas family are returning home to Salt Lake City. But the effects of war linger. Alex seems to be doing fine, but secretly suffers from nightmares. And family life with Anna and their son, Gene, brings a variety of new challenges. Bobbi is still struggling to know if she should marry Richard. And Wally finds that adjusting to civilian life osn’t as easy as he thought, especially since Lorraine,
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Writing on the Wall, The Hearts of the Children 01
Young Gene Thomas, son of Alex and Anna Thomas, has everything going for him: his natural good looks, his family’s prosperity, and his reputation as the best ath;ete at East High School in Salt Lake City. But now that the world events are affecting his family, things may not be so rosy after all.
Kathy Thomas, daughter of Wally and Lorraine Thomas has been thinking a lot lately, maybe too much, about plitics, nuclear warm and racial injustice. What bothers her most is that nobody else in the family seems to care as much as she does, Hanz Stolz, son of Peter and Katrina Stolz, has been trying to get his parents to leave
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Troubled Waters Hearts of the Children 02
Elder Gene Thomas’s mission isn’t turning out the way he’d planned. Bur he has a lot to learn, about himself and about life. So do Kathy and Diane, bith away from home for college, and Hans, whose attempt to help his friend escape East Germany ha tragic consequences. Troubled Waters continues the gripping story of life in the sixties for the Thomas Grandchildren, a time of growth and self-discovery, of facing tough decisions and figuring out how to get alog in a rapidly changing world.
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean How Many Roads? Hearts of the Children 03
Hans’s road has led him to prison, and in many ways it has also brought him back to God. But can he endure wat the future may bring? Kathy’s future is unclear as she struggles to find her way through the extremes that beckon hr, including the advances from a handsome young college professor. By all accounts Diane should be happy, but her marriage is beginning to show signs of trouble, and she doesn’t know how to fix it. And Gene’s road, though he is thilled with his new marriage and impending fatherhood, seems to be heading unavoidably  toward Vietnam. How Many Roads?
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean Take Me Home Hearts of the Children 04
Just as Hans’s life is improving,, he begins to suspect that Germa authorities are watching him again. Going back to prison would be painful, but worse is the thought that he might miss is opportunity for a future with Elli. Gene is surviving the terrors of a jungle war day by day, with long periods of boredom followed by moments of utter terror. Can he really make it home, when so many are dying all around him? And if so, will Emily and Danny even recognize the man he has become. Kathy has joined the Peace Corps and traveled to the Philipines, determined to make a difference, but she finds that her eagerness to help
Historical Fiction Hughes, Dean So Much of Life Ahead Hearts of the Children 05
For Gene Thomas, Vietnam doesn’t seem to be going away. All those scenes of his dying companions are stuck in his head, and his anger is taking a toll on his family. Kathy, on the other hand, finally seems to have come to terms with life, but she’s having a hard time finding a man she’d want to marry. And Marshall, the only man she’s ever loved , is engaged. Hans, still in East Germany, would love to marry Elli, but his job pays so little that he sees no way to support her. To make things worse, the Stasi agents are asking him questions again. Why can’t they leave him alone?
Historical Fiction Humphreys, C.C. Constantinople 1453: A Place Called Armageddon    
For a thousand years, Constantinople has ruled East and Wet. But now, with 100,000 men attacking its once-impenitrable walls, it survival lies in the hands of one tortured and long-exiled man, Gregoras. If the city falls, the entire Western world falls with it. Bit if it stands, Gregoras will get back his life, his name, his love, and what he desires most: his honor.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Genghis: Birth of an Empire Conqueror Series 01
Genghis Khan was born Temujin, the son of a khan, raised in a clan of hunters migrating across the rugged steppe. Shaped by abandonment and betrayal, Temujin endured, driven by a sungular fury: to survive in the face of death, to kill before being killed, and to conquer enemies who could come without warning from beyond the horizon. Through a series of courageous raids, Temujin’s legend grew until he was chasing a vision: to unite the many tribes into one, to make the earth tremble under the hoofbeats of thousands of war horses, to subject all nations and emires to his will.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Lords of the Bow Conqueror Series 02
His warriors only have the bow, the horse and an iron discipline bron from a land of ice, hunger and death. Genghis Khan, the greatest of the warriors, must unite the most warlike tribes on earth in order to forge a new nation from the wild plains and mountains of Mongolia.

To achieve this, he must break the ancient enemy who has kept his people divided; he must attack them in their fortresses and walled cities; he must find a new way of warfare, while at the same time coping with his restless generals, ambitious brothers and growing sons.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Bones of the Hills Conqueror Series 03
Genghis Khan, powerful leader of a nation united form the tribes, is victorious in the long war against the Chin, the Mongolians’ ancient foe. Now trouble arises from another direction: his embassies to the west are rebuffed, his ambassadors murdered. The nation must embark on its greatest journey, through present-day Iran and Iraq, to the edges of India. They face enemies as powerful and ancient as any they have known and the Khan’s path will lead them either to vicory or utter destruction. Genghis has proven himself as a warrior and a leader. He must now face the challenges of civilization, what it will mean for his people
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Khan: Empire of Silver Conqueror Series 04
The Great Khan is dead—and his vast empire, forged through raw courage, tactical brilliance, and indomitable will, hangs in the balance. Now, with the sons of Genghis Khan maneuvering for supremacy, the very qualities that united the fierce Mongol tribes threaten to tear them apart. Genghis’s tough and canny heir, Ogedai, is on the verge of becoming the new Khan. Inexplicably, Ogedai has delayed his coronation to complete a project many deem a folly: the building of Karakorum, a magnificent city amid the wild plains. His decision emboldens his arrogant brother Chagatai to violently challenge him, leaving their noble
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Conqueror Conqueror Series 05
It should have been a golden age. Instead, the world’s greatest nation is slowly losing ground, swallowed whole by its ancient enemy. A quiet man will step out of the long shadow of the mighty Genghis Khan. Kublai Khan dreams of an empire that stretches from sea to sea. But to build it, he must first learn the art of war.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Gates of Rome, The Emperor Series 01
From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that secure the power of the empire to the betrayals that threaten to tear it apart, this is the remarkable story of the man who would become the greatest Roman of them all: Julius Caesar.

In the city of Rome, a titanic power struggle is about to shake the Republic to its core. Citizen will fight citizen in a bloody conflict – and Julius Caesar, cutting his teeth in battle, will be in the thick of the action.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Death of Kings, The Emperor Series 02
The young Julius Caesar is serving on board a war galley, gaining a fearsome reputation. Then his ship is captured and he is abandoned on the North African coast. After gathering a legion of men powerful enough to gain vengeance on his captors and to supress an uprising in Greece, he returns to Rome a hero. At the moment of his triumph, Julius finds he must fight again. A savage rebellion threatens the city, led by a gladiator named Spartacus…
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Field of Swords, The Emperor Series 03
Julius Caesar has taken his legions north to battle the Gallic tribes. But as his successes mount, overwhelming ambition and new alliances begin to threaten his one true friendship. Marcus Brutus was instrumental in the conquest of Gaul and so in restoring Caesar’s reputation as a hero of Rome. But after decades standing side by side, will they choose to cross the Rubicon together? Are they both willing to take the fight to Rome herself?
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Gods of War, The Emperor Series 04
The year is 53 B.C. Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads battle-hardened legions across the Rubicon River. Even the mater strategist Pompey is caught unprepared by the strike and forced to abadon his city. The armies of Rome will face each other at ast in civil war, led by the two greatest generals ever to walk the seen hills. Thus begins Conn Iggulden’s towering saga of Julius Caesar, of his friendship with Marcus Brutus and his love affair with an Egyptian queen named Cleopatra, who will bare his only son. . . .
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Blood of Gods, The Emperor Series 05
Rome’s great hero has been brutally murdered by his most trusted allies. While they seek refuge in the senate, they have underestimated one man: Caesar’s adopted son Octavian, who will stop at nothing to avenge his father’s death. As unrest spreads through Rome’s streets, the assassins must face their fate. Some flee the city; others will not escape mob justice. Not a single one will die a natural death. And the reckoning will come for Brutus on the sweeping battlefield at Philippi.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Stormbird Wars of the Roses 01
In 1437, the Lancaster king Henry VI ascends the throne of Engalnd after years of semi-peaceful regency. Named the Lamb, Henry is famed more for his gentle and pious nature that his father’s famous battlefield exploits; already, his dependence on his closest men has stirred whispers of weakness at court. A secret truce negotiated with France to trade British territories for a royal bride—Margaret of Anjou—sparks revolst across English territory. The rival royal line, the House of York, sees the chaos brought on by Henry’s weakness and with it the opportunity to oust an ineffectual king.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Margaret of Anjou Wars of the Roses 02
ONE KINGDON. TWO FAMILIES. THIRTY YEARS OF WAR. It is 1454, seventeen years after the Lancastrian king Henry VI took the throne. For more than a year he has remained exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by ilness—his eyes vacant, his mind blank. His fiercely loyal wife and queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband’s interests, but with each month that Henry is all but absent as king, Richard, Duke of York, extends his influence throughout the kingdom. A trinity of nobles—York, Salisbury, and Warwick—seek to crush anyone who would dare to protect King Henry and his queen.
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Bloodline Wars of the Roses 03
— WINTER 146 — Richard, Duke of York is dead—his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen, Margaret of Anjou, rides south with an army of victorious northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands. With the death of York, Margaret and her army seem unstoppable. Yet in killing the father, Margaret has unleashed the sons. Edward of March, now Duke of York, proclaims himself England’s rightful king. Factions form and tear apart as snow falls. Through bood and treason, thorough broken men and vengeful women,
Historical Fiction Iggulden, Conn Ravenspur Wars of the Roses 04
England, 1470. A divided kingdom cannot stand. King Edward of York has been driven out of England. Queen Elizabeth and her children tremble in sanctuary at Westminster Abbey. The House of Lancaster has won the crown, but York will not go quietly. Desperate to reclaim his throne, Edward lands at Ravenspur with a half-drowned army and his brother Richard at his side. Every hand is against them, every city gate is shut, yet the brotehrs York go on the attack. But neither sees that their true enemy is Henry Tudor, now grown into a man.
Historical Fiction Jennings, Gary Aztec    
Here is the extraordinary story of the last and greatest native civilization of North America. It is a story told in the words of one of the most robust and memorable characters in modern fiction. His name is Mixtli Dark Cloud. Etc.
Historical Fiction Jennings, Gary Aztec Fire    
Juan Rios comes from a long line of Aztec warriors. A slave to a Spanish gunmaker, he becomes the finest gunsmith and sharp shooter in colonial Mexico. But Juan has a secret life as the revolución’s number one gunrunner. Etc.
Historical Fiction Jordan, Brent Viking on Stamford Bridge, The    
Inspired by a trrue story. Born upon the deathbed of his mother, raised beneath the unforgiving hand of his barbaric grandfather, a boy survives the harsh world of Viking Culture to become a stalwart tradesman, loving husband, and father, yet in his heart and soul, he yearns for so much more. The gods have use of warriors, not tradesmen. When he dies he is fated to an afterlife of Hel, while his precious wife and daughters will reside in Asgard, love  lost for eons until ragnarok. It is his greatest fear and a dilemma which plagues the man throughout his life until..
Historical Fiction Keneally, Thomas Schindler’s List    
A stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and prison camp Direktor Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II. In this milestone of Holocaust literature, Etc.
Historical Fiction Kristjansson, Snorri Swords of Good Men Valhalla Saga, The 01
To weary Viking Ulfar Thormodsson, the town of Stenvik is the penultimate stop on the return leg of a long and perilous journey. The small coastal town is home to a colorful array of individuals, from the beautiful and tragic Lilia, who captures Thormodsson’s rough heart, to solitary blacksmith Audun Arngrimsson, whose past hides many dark secrets. The travel-worn Vikings also discover that King Olav is marching on Stenvik from the east, determined to bring the White Christ to the masses at the point of his sword—even as a host of bloodthirsty raiders led by a mysterious woman sails from the north.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Fishers Of Men Kingdom and The Crown 01
What? She cried. What is it about this man that is so compelling that grown men leave their occupations, leave their families without means of support? I can’t explain it. There is something in his eyes. Something in the way he speaks. He’s like no one I have ever heard before.
She leaned forward, her sewing forgotten. What are you saying, David?
He took a deep breat I’m not sure . But I am determined to learn more of him. She shook that off. That is not what she had meant.  What if he had asked you to follow him?  She queried. What then?
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Come Unto Me Kingdom and The Crown 02
Jesus of Nazareth’s announcement that he is the Messiah has blazed throug Jerusalem and the surrounding countryside like wildfire. As he travels through Galilee, the crowds follow him, witnessing miracles and healings.  Jesus  teaches the parable of the lost sheep and the return of the prodigal son. He walks on the water. But the discipleship to Jesus the Messiah has come at a high price for both Simeon and Miriam. Tensions mount when Miriam is faced with a deadly choice; confess her involvement in the events at the Joknean Pass and further sacrifices her relationship with her father, or remain silent and sacrifice
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Behold the Man Kingdom and The Crown 03
Jesus of Nazareth has been preaching in Judea for three years and has gathered many followers with his teachings and miracles. But he has also made enemies who fear his power and his influence and who have conspired to put an end to him by whatever means
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Pillar of Light Work and the Glory, The 01
Pillar of Light, begins in the 1820s as Benjamin Steed moves his family to Palmyra Township in upstate New York. There they meet a young man named Joseph Smith and are caught up in the controversy that swirls around him.. Did he really see the Father and the Son in a pillar of light? Is he a prophet and seer or a monumantal fraud? THe answers to these questions, intensely personal, potentially divisive, will dramatically affect the lives of the Steeds forever.Author Gerald N. Lund blends historical reality and high-powered fiction and introduces us to characters we have come to love.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Like a Fire is Burning Work and the Glory, The 02
Like a Fire is Burning, covers the events of the Restoration from 1830 to 1836 as the infant Church grows and expands westward into Ohio and Missouri. It is a time of unforgettable miracles and horrific mob mayhem, and the Steeds are touched by the refiner’s fire that tested the early Latter-day Saints. Nathan and Lydia are married and are faced with new challenges and crises that test both their faith and their love; Mary Ann struggles with her feelings over Benjamin’s lack of spiritual commitment; and Jessica Steed, distraught by her apparent inability to have children, watches helplessly as Joshua’s bitter and
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Truth Will Prevail Work and the Glory, The 03
Truth will Prevail, focuses on the years from 1836 to 1838. A time of remarkable and turbulent events in Church history, for the Steeds it is  also a time of separation and reunion, commitment and apostasy, heartache and hope. Etc.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Thy Gold to Refine Work and the Glory, The 04
Thy Gold to Refine, begins in the summer of 1838 and covers one of the stormiest and yet most inspiring periods of Church history. The Steeds are happily reunited in Far West, Missouri, but danger threatens. The animosity toward the Saints grows unchecked
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Season of Joy, A Work and the Glory, The 05
A Season of Joy, spans the globe as the fictional Steed family witnesses miracles of the restored Church from 1839 to 1841. It is a season of rejuvenation as, after the horrors of the Missouri persecution, the Steeds and the Saints find refuge, Etc.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. Praise to the Man Work and the Glory, The 06
Praise to the Man, covers the unforgettable years from 1841 to 1844. The city of Nauvoo is firmly established, and revelations and blessings continue to pour down on the Saints. But dark forces are at work against the Church, and soon Joseph and Hyrum,
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. No Unhallowed Hand Work and the Glory, The 07
No Unhallowed Hand, focuses on the time period from June 1844 to Februar 1846. Joseph and Hyrum have been martyred, the Saints are in mourning, and the future of the Church is uncertain. But in a miraculous and unforgettable experience, Etc.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. So Great a Cause Work and the Glory, The 08
So Great a Cause, takes the Steeds in a new direction: West. The Saints begin the great pioneer trek of 1846, following the prophetic vision of Brigham Young westward to their promised land. The Steeds are among the faithful pioneers, Etc.
Historical Fiction Lund, Gerald N. All Is Well Work and the Glory, The 09
All is Well finally brings the Saints home to the Great Salt Lake Valley in 1847. But in 1846, the Steeds are still traveling separately, scattered and hoping for a sweet reunion in Zion. Will and Alice have exciting news for the family, Etc.
Historical Fiction McCullough, Colleen Caesar    
In the long, fabled history of Rome, there was never one so belived and despised by lesser men whose power he eclipsed—than Gaius Julius Caesar. On the battle field, hi is invincible, and those who fight at his side would gladly give their lives for his glory. But even as Caesar sweeps across Gaul—brutally subduing the united tribes who defy the republic—his enemies at home are orchestrating his downfall and discrace. Vindictive schemers like Cato and Bibulus would tear Rome asunder just to destroy her greatest champion, using their wiles, position and false promises to seduce others into the fold:
Historical Fiction Pérez-Reverte, Arturo Captain Alatriste Adventures of Captain Alatriste, The 01
The first in a series of historical adventure novels from acclaimed, bestselling author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Captain Alatriste is the story of a fictional seventeenth-century Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Alatrsite and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: He increases the pay and tell Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers.
Historical Fiction Peterson, Tracie Shelter of Hope, A Westward Chronicles 01
The heavy hand of her father has cast its shadow over Simone Dumas her entire life, leaving her deprived of her mother’s love at a tender age. Isolated from all other human contat in the vast Wyoming Territory, Simone finally finds the courage to flee,
Historical Fiction Peterson, Tracie Treasures of the North Yukon Quest 01
Driven by desperation, Grace Hawkins must forsake the affluent comfort of her upbringing to save herself from an arranged marriage. Disillusioned by her father’s insistence, she forges a daring plan to escape the sinister hand of her intended. Etc.
Historical Fiction Peterson, Tracie Ashes and Ice Yukon Quest 02
When heartache and loss invade Karen Pierce’s carefully ordered world, she is devastated. Her plans and dreams for the future seem distant and unattainable, and she is bound by a promise to care for two young adults who are struggling with a loss, Etc.
Historical Fiction Phillips, Michael Angels Watching Over Me Shenandoah Sisters 01
Born within a year of each other and in the same North Carolina country, Mayme and Katie had grown up in two separate worlds. Mayme was a member of a slave family, and her future held nothing but slavery and hardship. Katies future was bright with promise
Historical Fiction Phillips, Michael Day to Pick Your Own Cotton, A Shenandoah Sisters 02
Two very different girls, one the daughter of a a slave, the other the daughter of a plantation owner, must fight to stay alive, and together, after being orphaned by the Civil War. Katie and Mayme are forced to grow up quickly, Etc.
Historical Fiction Phillips, Michael Color of Your Skin Ain’t the Color of Your Heart, The Shenandoah Sisters 03
Orphaned by the Civil War, Katie, the daughter of a plantation owner, and Mayme, a former slave, have worked hard to keep Katie’s plantation going, all the while hiding the fact that they are alone. Now the girls face new threats to their way of life: Etc
Historical Fiction Phillips, Michael Together is All We Need Shenandoah Sisters 04
For nearly two years, Mayme- a former slave, and Katie have kept Katie’s family plantaton in operation, disguising the fact that they are orphans of war and sisters of the heart. Together they have sheltered others in need and battled threats of foreclosure, theft, and deadly danger. But now the girls face what seems like the certain end of their extraordinary scheme. A hard-nosed relative of Katie’s exposes their secret. He is determined to claim Rosewood as his own and send away Katie’s friends. Is this the end of their happy life?
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Yukon Justice Holts, The: An American Dynasty 07
1896. As gold fever sweeps the nation, a great migration north begins to the Yukon territory of Canada, where the adventurous Frank Blake chases his dremas of fortune aboard a rickety steamer headed for the uncharted waters of the Klondike – pursued by a
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Oregon Legacy Holts: An American Dynasty, The 01
When covered wagons rolled along the Oregon Trail, crossed the Rockies, and brought the first settlers to the magnificent American West, one man became a legend in his own time. He was wagonmaster Whip Holt, and his blood ran hot with the kind of courage
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Oklahoma Pride Holts: An American Dynasty, The 02
Young and old hirched their wagons to the dream of free land when the United States announced that Oklahoma’s Indian Territory would  be opened for settlement. Sooners rushed in, boomtowns went up overnight, and on the wide prairie hopes blossomed into
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Independence! Wagons West 01
The year is 1837. The American West is untamed, uncivilized, and largely unclaimed. U.S. President Andrew Jackson, in a race with the British and Russians, sends a wagon train of would-be settlers into the uncharted Oregon territory, led by his close…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Nebraska Wagons West 02
Autumn 1837, Driving onward, against theworst of man and nature, a legendary caravan of men, women, and children forge a new link in the wilderness trek from Independence Missouri to the ‘Promised Land’ beyond the Rockies. They are pioneering Americans from North and South, side-by-side with immigrants, a Black man and an indian, waging a fierce daily battle for bare survival on an uncompromising journey to their private destinies and the fulfillment of America’s greatest dream.
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Wyoming! Wagons West 03
Savage Indian attacks. A lone, war-crazed Blackfoot stalking them. The courts of Queen Victoria and Russia’s Czar plotting to thwart their valiant gamble for the future of a new nation. Bitter winter coming. Yet America’s first wagon train pushes its way
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Oregon! Wagons West 04
Perilous snow-croned peaks and silver rivers swollen by devouring torrents. Indian massacres. Foreign sabotages. Three mighty nations clash on the fertile shores of the Pacific as America’s first wagon train rides into the heart of crisis between…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Texas! Wagons West 05
The sweeping saga of America’s great expansion and the invincible  men and women who braved the unknown peril of the vast frontier. Even onward! They came from a young nation’s East and West, from around the world – to claim new lands, new loves, new…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller California! Wagons West 06
Violence ignited by the glitter of gold. Men desperate to strike it rich. Families and farms forsaken in a wild rush West to stake a claim. Strong men and courageous women struggle across an untamed continent to gamble their last dollar in overnight boom
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Colorado! Wagons West 07
Denver! Braving the Rockies and the untamed wilderness, they came to the wild frontier town and watched it explode into a city of fabulous instant wealth. Some were desperate men and women fleeing the mounting turbulence in the East, others were…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Nevada! Wagons West 08
Virginia City! Boom town on the wild Nevada frontier! Atop thr silver-rich mountains of the Comstock Lode were the desperate dreamers, thousands of men and women lured by the glittering promise of limitless wealth. But as the bountiful mother lode is…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Washington! Wagons West 09
Defying the icy dangers of majestic snow-capped mountains, they came to a rugged forntier town. They were enticed by promises of fabulous wealth, but their dreams were often shattered by fate and lawless violence. Some were brave, lusty men who felled…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Montana! Wagons West 10
Rugged pioneer trails led them across snowy mountain peaks to the grassy plains of big-sky country. Rich mines of fabulous gold lured dreamers and desperados to stake their claims in this lawless territory. There, brave ranchers fought for their homestead
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Dakota! Wagons West 11
Unflaggind courage took them through the rough valleys of the Badlands to the vast prairies of a fertile, new territory. The promise of endless fields of golden wheat, great herds of prime beef cattle, fabulous empires built from railroads and mines lured
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Utah! Wagons West 12
Raw determination carried them across steep mountain trails to the lawless territory of Utah. Here brawny work gangs and rugged engineers blasted out rock walled tunnels and laid countless miles of shining rails to link a vast continent from coast to distant coast. But soon rampaging Indians with rifles blazing joined unscrupulous ranchers in trying to stop the iron wheels of progress from entering this virgin, untamed land.
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Idaho! Wagons West 13
Only the most daring crossed the River of No Return to enter this wild, lawless region. Mountains laden with riches lured prospectors burning with gold fever. Easy money brought ruthless young men with guns for hire. And hidden amid the vast forests of…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Missouri! Wagons West 14
An unquenchable thirst for adventure and the promise of easy riches brought them to the muddy waters of the mighty Missouri River. Its majestic steamboats offered a new way West for pioneers and traders, gamblers and thieves, proper young ladies and…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Mississippi! Wagons West 15
The irresistible lure of limitless opportunity drew con men and kings, merchants and sailors, outlaws and heroes to New Orleans, the spicy Cajun capital at the mouth of the majestic Mississippi. Here European bluebloods mingled with buckskinclad frontier
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Louisiana! Wagons West 16
Visions of endless horizons brought them from the four corners of the earth to the deepwater port where the muddy Mississippi approached the Gulf’s blue waters. Some came to earn fortune by honest sweat; others came to make their gold with vice and crime.
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Tennessee! Wagons West 17
Gingham-clad girls, twangy-speeched hillbillies, and lush green hollows among rugged mountains made Tennessee the natural birthplace of pioneers. But so rich was the countryside, so sweet the land, that carpetbaggers came to steal the farms of down-home..
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Illinois! Wagons West 18
Railroads and stockyards brought brawny bareheaded men to Chicago from the western prairies and the northern forests. Here waited the commerce that built empires, the painted women who lured farm boys, the gunman and the cardsharp who settled their…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Wisconsin! Wagons West 19
Empires rose from the visions of ambitious men. Blazing axes razed the forests and built new cities from sweat, blood and tears. Schemers and scoundrels, artist and craftsmen, honest wives and sensual mistresses all braved the lawless wilderness to find..
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Kentucky! Wagons West 20
Violence had become entrenched in an America of Colt .45s and Winchester rifles. In the streets of Chicago, staid Connecticut towns, Kentuckt’s bluegrass farms and ranches of the West, the bullets ripped through times of peace and war. In the hands of…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Arizona! Wagons West 21
Where there is no law and order, the renegade will prey on the weak and innocent. West of Yuma, beneath the red sandstone bluffs, the comancheros reigned with brutal terror. A motley crew of savage men, they rode with lust in their hearts and cruelty on..
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller New Mexico! Wagons West 22
No marshal’s badge or sheriff’s posse had yet brought law to the sun-drenched adobes of the great American Southwest. White settlers, Indians and Mexicans trembled in fear under the azure sky of old Albuquerque, as they prayed to God that the cruel…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Oklahoma! Wagons West 23
Rifles blazing and tempers flaring, homesteaders and ranchers are headed toward a deadly range war in rugged Oklahoma Territory. Frontier towns bustle with settlers and gunslingers; ranch land becomes the lair of bushwackers and renegades. It’s land…
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Celebration! Wagons West 24
For one hundred years America offered true freedom to htose seeking to escape tyranny’s chains. Now, in 1876, pioneer and farmer, businessman and laborer, join to celebrate the grand Centennial. It will be a day to remember forever. But unless strong men and women remain vigilant , it can become a time of unforgettable challengesour courage and our dreams. From Oregon to Alaska, From Montana to Arizona Territory, the Holt family, beginning with the legendary wagonmaster Whip Holt, has fought outlaws and renegades to make the West safe and free.
Historical Fiction Ross, Dana Fuller Westward Wagons West: The Frontier Trilogy 01
Once there was a wilderness so vast no white man had ever crossed it. Then Lewis and Clark became the pathfinders for a nation, opening up a land of limitless possibilities that called with a siren’s song to brave men and women looking for the…
Historical Fiction Scott, Leonard B. Charlie Mike    
Leader of Ranger Team 2-2, the Double Deuce, he was a perfectionist who loved his men, his team, and his Army. For a long time they had been his whole world. Etc.
Historical Fiction Sidebottom, Harry Fire in the East Warrior of Rome 01
The year is A.D. 255 the Roman Imperium is stretched to its breaking point, its authority and might challenged along every border. The greatest threat lies in Persia to the East, where the massing forces of the Sassanid Empire loom with fiery menace. Etc.
Historical Fiction Sidebottom, Harry King of Kings Warrior of Rome 02
AD 256: the Roman Empire is threatened from within. With the cult of Christianity spreading like wildfire, dangerous and powerful men vie for influence. Ballista, battle bloodied general and survivor of the siege of Arete has returned to an imperial court
Historical Fiction Sidebottom, Harry Lion of the Sun Warrior of Rome 03
AD 260 Betrayed by his most trusted adviser, the Roman Emperor Valerian has been captured by the Sassanid barbarians. The frail old emperor prostrates himself before Shapur, King of Kings. Ballista looks on helplessly, but vows under his breath to avenge
Historical Fiction Sidebottom, Harry Caspian Gates, The Warrior of Rome 04
The Roman imperium is in turmoil after the struggle for the throne. Ephesus, Asia’s metropolis, lies in ruins, shattered by a mighty earthquake. Its citizens live in fear as mobs overwhelm the city, baying for blood to avenge the gods who have punished,
Historical Fiction Smith, Wilbur Golden Lion Courtneys, The 14
He saw his father executed in battle. He spent his youth avenging that death. And now Henry Hal Courtney is a man with a ship, and a family, of his own. But fate has not finished with Hal. On a voyage along the eastern shore of Africa, a powerful enemy abducts his wife, the fearless warrior Judith… and with her Hal’s unborn child. For Hal, a man all too familiar with loss, there is only one way forward: He must track his nemesis across desert and ocean, through the slave markets of Zanzibar and the dangerous waters of the coast, in pursuit of the woman he loves, the child he sired, and the glorious destiny that
Historical Fiction Stansfield, Anita In Search of Heaven Barrington Family Saga 01
A strange and disturbing conversation overheard while secretly perusing the pages of the family Bible in the Barrington’s study.
A mysterious yet intriguing book of scripture left unattended on the street. An elusive new religion that beckons from halfway across the world. The daunting task of becoming the governess to the Barrington children.
A proposal of marriage without a declaration of love. Thus begins an epic that takes a young woman from a position of servitude to unrelenting challenges that will test the very limits of her courage and faith.
Historical Fiction Stansfield, Anita Quiet Promise, A Barrington Family Saga 02
James turned Eleanore to face him, and she crumbled in his arms, sobbing against his chest while the empty ache of losing her baby swirled into the heartbreak of having fear and secrecy shatter the perfect happiness she’d found in embracing the gospel. Is it possible that the peace the Barrington family has found in their new Iowa surroundings will be destroyed by persecution born of ignorance and fueled by blind bigotry? Will personal sorrow and loss stretch their faith to the breaking point? And how can James find the courage to give his heart to God–to trust Him in his hour of greatest need?
Historical Fiction Stansfield, Anita Heaven’s Door, At Barrington Family Saga 03
Eleanore, my dear friend,… It is with a heavy heart that I pen this letter, not certain when or how I will mail it. We are among the last to be leaving Nauvoo. We’ve had our provisions ready, but our youngest has not been well and we’ve hesitated… We should have left with th early companies. Tears that I have fought bravely are now refusing to hold back as I share my deepest sorrows with you… The peace of Nauvoo is completely gone… The worst has happened. we were forced to surrender our city and our temple.As Eleanore and James Barrington fear for the well-being and even the lives of dear friends,
Historical Fiction Stansfield, Anita Promise of Zion Barrington Family Saga 04
Casey Harrison guided his mare over the bridge and halted for a moment as the Barrington home came into view. Something imperceptibly warm tingled in his chest. He knew the feeling well. It has first come to him when he’d realized the missionaries harassing him actually knew what they were talking about, and he’d felt it again when he’d read the book they’ve given him. He’d felt it when he’d come out of the waters of baptism, and it had come again when he’d arrived in Iowa City, where the Saints were gathering in preparation to move west
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Humor Barry, Dave Dave Barry Does Japan    
It introduced him to a mouth-watering array of Far Eastern culinary delights (the Japanese routinely eat things that have eyeballs or suckers or other flagrantly unacceptable organs still attatched to them); exposed him to high culture (one hour of watching Kabuki is the equivelant of seventeen hours spent in a more enjoyable activity, such as eye sugery); and brought him face-to-face (or belly-to-belly) with the sports sensation that is sumo wrestling (two severely porky guys in jockstraps lunging at each other)
Humor Barry, Dave Dave Barry’s Greatest Hits    
What Dave Barry did for parenthood in Babies and Other Hazards of Sex and for home owners in Homes and other Black Hole, he now does for… EVERYTHING ELSE IN AMERICA! The rapatious consumer of overpriced real estate. He Man actin figures, and homemade beer sounds off.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader: Colossal Collection of Quotable Quotes    
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him!
Who said that? Humorist Robert Benchley. And if he’s correct, then this book is a veritable zoo. We’ve combed through the ages to find thousands of the wittiest, wisest, and stupedist things ever said. From Mark Twain to George W. Bush to Winston churchill, Socartes to Jessica Simpson. This is the quotation book that only the master of trivia, Uncle John, could put together.It’ll have you swinging from the trees.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader: Funniest Ever Bathroom Reader    
Uncle John has carefully selected th Funniest Ever bits and pieces from more than 30 Bathroom Readers—along with a bunch of new stuff—to bring you the world’s most hilarious blunders, hoaxes, crooks, quotes, jokes, puns, toys, farts, game shows, comedians, and poorly translated Kung-fu movie subtitles.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Book Of The Dumb    
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Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Briefs    
Inside this little book are the most entertaining myth-busting, and thought provoking brief articles from Uncle John’s enormous Bathroom Reader library. So plunge in and see for yourself why the Bathroom Reader series has sold more than 10 million books.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Fully Loaded 25TH Anniversary    
For 25 years, Uncle John has been your go to source for throne-room readind entertainment!  Over 500 satisfying pages of absorbing material that’s sure to bowl you over! No more frantic searches at the last minute for the perfect magazine article. No more agonizing choices between light reading and the serious stuff. This giant volume has it all: entertainment, humor, trivia, science, history, pop culture… and more! Of course, it’s still divided by length—spend a minute with the Quickies, relax with the Regular-Length articles, or get really comfortable and turn to our Extended Sitting Section.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Germophobia    
Warning: You won’t be able to turn away from this incredible collection of strange but true tales from the world of medicine! From the origins of strange diseases to the exploits of today’s biggest quacks, no malady is too weird (or too funny) to leave on the operating room floor.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Giant 10th Anniversary Bathroom Reader    
We’re flushed with excitement about Uncle John’s Giant 10th Anniversary Reader! Over 500 satisfying pages of absorbing material that’s sure to bowl you over! No more frantic searches at the last minute for the perfect magazine article. No more agonizing choices between light reading and the serious stuff. This giant volume has it all: entertainment, humor, trivia, science, history, pop culture… and more! Of course, it’s still divided by length—spend a minute with the Quickies, relax with the Regular-Length articles, or get really comfortable and turn to our Extended Sitting Section.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Great Big Bathroom Reader    
Ah.h.h… it’s time to sit down and relax again with your favorite reading material—Uncle John’s Great Big Bathroom Reader! These days, so many people are readong our books, you could say we’ve started a movement! This edition will bowl you over, too. No more frantic searches at the last minute for that perfect magazine article. No more agonizing choices between light reading and the serious stuff. This great big volume has it all: entertainment, humor, trivia, sciene, history, pop culture… and more! Of course, it’s still divided by length—spend a minute with the Quickies, relax with the Regular-Length articles, or get really comfortable and turn to our Extended Sitting Section.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Impossible Questions & Astounding Answers    
Only the trivia gurus at Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader could find so much obscure informatin and make it this much fun to read.
   The questions may stump you, but the answers will astound you and entertain you. You’ll learn things you didn’t know… plus you’ll learn things you didn’t know you didn’t know.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Unsinkable bathroom reader     
The Bathroom Readers’ Institute has sailed the seas of science, history, pop culture, humor, and more to bring you Unle John’s Unsinkable Bathroom Reader. Our all-new 21st edition is overflowung with over 500 pages of material that is sure to keep you fully absorbed. As usual, the contents are divided by length: Quickies for the reader on the go, Regular-Length foor a regular stay, Long if you’re staying longer, and the Extended-Sittng Section fot those truly leg-numbing experiences.
Humor Bathroom Readers’ Institute Uncle John’s Canoramic Bathroom Reader    
Once again, Uncle John lifts the lid to bring you the world’s most absorbing collection of fascinating facts, forgotton history, bone-headed blunders, obscure origins, and loads more.
Humor Brooks, Max Zombie Survival Guide, The    
TOP 10 LESSONS FOR SURVIVING A ZOMBIE ATTACK. Organize before they rise! They feel no fear, why should you? Use your head: cut off theirs. Blades don’t need reloading. Ideal protection = tight clothes, shorthair. Get up the staircase, then destroy it. Get out of the car, get onto the bike. Keep moving, keep low, keep quiet, keep alert. No place is safe, only safer. The zombie may be gone, but the threat lives on. Don’t be carefree and foolish with your most precious asset—life. This book is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now without your even knowing it.
Humor Carey, Drew Dirty Jokes and Beer    
We all know Drew Carey from his award-winning show career and his hit television show, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person? In his first book, the bawdy and irreverent Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined, find out about all the many sides to this misunderstood Hollywood Star. The Health-Concious Drew: They say that exercise and proper diet are the keys to a longer, healthier life. Oh well… Watch for my next book, Hw I Died While Jogging. Drew the Lover:
I read The Forum letters in Penthouse thinking that I could learn from them. I remember thinking sometimes when I was having sex,
Humor Cosby, Bill Fatherhood    
Fatherhood is… pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope… helping your children learn English as a foreign language… asking your son to make a name rather than tell anybody who he is… knowing that Everything’s OK, dad means I haven’t killed anyone.
Humor Cosby, Bill Love and Marriage    
laugh along as Cosby recalls how he fumbled and stumbled in and out of infatuations with childhood sweethearts and teen dream girls–all of which was basic training for active duty in the battle of the sexes. Chuckle too, as he courts coed cuties and swin…
Humor Cosby, Bill Time Flies    
He bnow brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging. From 5 to 50 and beyond, Bill Cosby takes us on a hilarious romp through the trials and tribulations of growing–and being older–. Funny, highly personal, and with just …
Humor Coulter, Ann How to Talk to a Liberal if You Must    
Coulter ranges far and wide in this powerful and entertaining book, which draws on her weekly columns. No subject is off-limits, no comment left unsaid. She even includes a special chapter featuring the pieces that squeamish editors refused to publish–…
Humor Hahn, Jennifer 777 Great Clean Jokes    
777 great clean jokes guaranteed to produce hours of grins, groans, and guffaws.
Humor Higgs, Liz Curtis Only Angels Can Wing It    
We all know nobody’s perfect, but nobody makes us laugh at our imperfections like Liz CurtisHiggs. Liz reexamines the ideal woman as described 2500 year ago in Proverbs 31 and takes the pressure off today’s well-meaning but weary wives and mothers. She addresses everything from fiscal responsibility to maintaining a happy, comfortable home without burning out. . .  And shows women we’re doing better than we thought. So dust off your wings, straighten your halo, and bring balance and grace to your life as you read and laugh along with Liz.
Humor Keller, Charles/Cole, Ronny M. Goofy Jokes & Giggles/Zany Knock Knocks    
Fun zaney jokes to make you laugh.
Humor Larson, Gary The Far Side Gallery    
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Humor Leno, Jay Jay Leno’s Headlines    
Headlines presented on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Humor Ochs, Steve National Lampoon Jokes Jokes Jokes    
In National Lampoon Jokes, Jokes, Jokes Collegiate Edition you’ll find a curriculum filled with comedic witticisms for every aspect of the college experience…
Humor Shultz, Charles The Complete Peanuts 1981-82    
Charlie Brown and the gang are together in this complete anthology from the years 1981-1982. 313 pages of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the gang.
Humor Swan, Jonathan Blonde Walks into a Bar    
Better yet, do you want to be the person who keeps friends laughing with a new joke every day? Packed full of thousands of jokes on every topic from hung over accountants to horny zebras, this book offers you over the top jokes that will have you laughing
Humor Turner, Lisa Ray Twelve Disasters of Christmas, The    
The shriveled black eyes bored into me, his red licorice mouth turned up into an ugly sneer. Even his clothes mocked me. How could the gingerbread boy be so happy? Didn’t he know it was December 14th, twelve days before Christmas, Etc.
Humor Wright, Rusty 500 Clean Jokes And Humorous Stories    
That’s what this book is all about: making you laugh and helping you deliver your memorable jokes and stories. You’ll learn when the moment’s right to spring this winning material at the office, in the classroom, from the pulpit, Etc.
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Movie/TV Allende, Isabel Zorro    
A child of two worlds, the son of an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner and a Shoshone warrior woman, young Diego de la Vega cannot silently  bear the brutal injustices visited upon the helpless in late-eighteenth-century California. And so a great hero is born, skilled in athleticism and dazzling swordplay, his persona formed between the Old World and the New, the legend known as Zorro.
Movie/TV Anderson, Kevin J. Ground Zero X Files, The  
When renowned nuclear weapons researcher Dr. Gregory is found dead, actually charred to a radioactive cinder, in his laboratory, on Federal property, Mulder and Scully are called in. As FBI agents who specialize in the unexplained phenomena, they are the investigators of the X-Files strange and inexplicable cases that are also mysteries that the FBI doesn’t want solved. As Mulder and Scully begin their frustrating work, they confront a tight-lipped Federal bureaucracy whose job it is to stop questions before they are asked.
Movie/TV Bischoff, David Phantom of the Opera, The    
In the secret, lavishly furnished chamber far beneath the Paris Opera House the masked man moves the pipe organ. Theatrically, he raises his hand above his shoulder. His head begins to sway as his hands and feet sound out the deepest cry of a doomed soul.
Whi is the man behind the mask—he man known as he Phantom of the Opera? The question throbs in Christine’s mind. Though it cost her her life, she find out. Quietly, she reaches out and lifts the cloth that covers his face. Witrh a crash, the hands cease playing, the music halts. Slowly, the player lifts his hands from the keyboard and brings them to his face.
Movie/TV Card, Orson Scott Abyss, The    
ON THE PLANET EARTH IS A REALM MORE AWESOME THAN OUTER SPACE Deep in the Caribbean Sea, a U.S. Nuclear submarine mysteriously spins out of control. When a U.S. Navy SEAL team and the crew of DEEPCORE–and underwater oil drilling station–dive down to investigate, they are trapped at the edge of a vast underwater trench. Now, as the world above stands poised on the brink of nuclear destruction, they prepare to enter. THE
Movie/TV Carlin, John Invictus PrisonEd  
In 1985, Nelson Mandella, then in prison for twenty-three years, set about winning over the fiercest proponents of apartheid before setting his sights on the nation’s first free elections in 1994. But perhaps his greatest challenge was finding a cause that would unite the nation, fractured after fifty years of apartheid. His choice was one of the most far-fetched imaginable: the Springboks, their narional ruby team, their national rugby team, long an embodimant of white supremacist rule. The Springboks’ chances —both of victory and inspiring unity— seemed remote.
Movie/TV Chbosky, Stephen Perks of Being a Wallflower, The    
the perks of being a wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school, the world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends, of sex, drugs, and the rocky horror picture show. Of those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up.
Movie/TV Clancy, Tom Act of Valor    
The Navy SEALs have been fighting terrorists around the world for more than a decade. And for all that time, the Bandito Platoon from SEAL Team Seven has been on continuous combat rotation. Now they have drawn a shipboard assignment off Central America–an easy day. But for a Navy SEAL, the only easy day was yesterday Act of Valor goes deep into the secret world of today’s most elite and highly trained group of warriors. When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the United States, a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt.
Movie/TV Finder, Joseph High Crimes    
Star attorney Claire Heller Chapman has known only love and respect from her successful husband. But now police are saying Tom Chapman is now who he says he is. Thirteen years ago, they claim, he had a different face and a different name—and was responsible for a crime so heinous that only a maniac could have committed it. Now Claire must put her reputation, her family, and her life on the line to defend this man she never knew—in a case where all the evidence is classified, all the rules are being changed around her…and the stakes are higher and deadlier than she or anyone else could have ever imagined.
Movie/TV Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl Top 100  
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Movie/TV Gibbs, Joshamee Pirates’ Guidelines, The Pirates of the Caribbean  
Gibbs’s manual contains his interpretation of the Pirates’ Code, including entries that detail proper procedure for the division of spoils and how to invoke the right of Parlay, as well as sage advice on how to live a pirate’s life, encompassing such extensive topics as what to do if you are marooned on an island…
Movie/TV Gilbert, Elizabeth Eat, Pray, Love Eat Pray Love 01
Following a divorce and a crushing depression, Elizabeth Gilbert set out to examine 3 different aspects of her nature, in 3 different cultures: pleasure in Italy, devotion in India, and a balance between worldly enjoyment and divine trascendence in Bali…
Movie/TV Gilbert, Elizabeth Committed Eat, Pray, Love 02
At the end of her bestselling memoir ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who had  been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but they also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances, get married. (Both were survivors of previous bad divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the U.S. government, which—after detaining Felipe at an American border crossing—gave the couple a choice: they could either get married,
Movie/TV Golden, Arthur Memoirs of a Geisha Top 100  
In here, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl’s virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is unique and triumphant work of…
Movie/TV Green, Simon Robin Hood Prince of Thieves    
The legend lives on. Like a flaming arrow, Robin of Locksley emerges from the shadows of Sherwood forest to blaze a path for the poor and downtrodden. With a mighty band of fighting men by his side, Robin wages a magnificent war against the vicious Sherif
Movie/TV Guterson, David Snow Falling On Cedars    
San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it became clear that what is at stake is more than one man’s guilt. For on San Piedro, memory grows as thicly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries, memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo’s wife; memories of a land desired, paid for, and lost.
Movie/TV Hickam, Homer October Sky    
It was 1957, the year Sputnik raced across th Appalachian sky, and the smal town of Coalwood, West Virginia, was slowly dying. Faced with an uncertain future, Homer Hickman nurtured a dream: to send rockets into outerspace. The introspective son of the mine’s superintendant and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood forever, Homer fell in with a group of misfits who learned not only how to turn scraps of metal into sophistocated rockets but how to sustain their hope in a small ton that swallowed its men alive. As the boys began to light up the tarry skies with their flaming projectiles and dreams of glory, Coalwood, and the Hickams, would never be the same.
Movie/TV Hooker, Richard M.A.S.H.    
Made into a Motion Picture and a sitcom, a military unit in Korea during the Korean war seeks to survive amongst the struggles of war.
Movie/TV Lehane, Dennis Mystic River    
When they were children, Sean Devine, Jimmy Marcus, and Dave Boyle were friends. But then a strange car pulled up to their street. One boy got into the car, two did not, and something terrible happened, something that ended their friendship, Etc.
Movie/TV Lewis, Michael Blind Side, The    
When we first meet him, Michael Oher is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read or write. He takes up football, and school, Etc.
Movie/TV Luceno, James Mask of Zorro, The    
By 1821, the peopole of Pueblo de Los Angeles were in constant need of an ally who would stand up to their corrupt governor, Rafael Montero. A hero cloaked by darkness rode to their rescue on an ebony stallion, his face concealed save for his fiery eyes.
Movie/TV Maurier, Daphne My Cousin Rachel    
One of the world’s great storytellers, Maurier spins a dark gothic tale of passion and unswerving love that turns to suspicion and fear. Rachel, a woman of exquisite beauty, descends on the great Cornwell estate of Philip Ashley. Despite his aroused suspicions, she soon enchants him. In this tale of good and evil, Philip must decide whether the glorious Rachel, the recent mysterious widow of his beloved cousin, is out to destroy him or is the innocent victim of devious men with a tremendous longing to be loved. His fate and his future lie in the answer to this deadly question.
Movie/TV McCarthy, Cormac No Country For Old Men    
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Movie/TV Michalak, Jamie Tale of Despereaux, The    
Meet Roscuro, a rat who used to sail the seas. While visiting the Kingdom of Dor, he accidentally frightened the queen and was chased by the palace guards into the darkness of the dungeon. Meet Princess Pea. She was once happy and carefree, but now is sad and lonely. Her mother, the queen, frightened by Roscuro, died in her soup. Rats and soup have been banned, and the kingdom has become cloudy and gray, Enter Desperaux, a very small mouse with exceptionally large ears. He doesn’t follow themouse rules: he doesn’t cower and won’t scurry. He isn’t even afraid of mousetraps.
Movie/TV Morgan, Kass 100, The The 100 01
Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents are being sent on a dangerous mission: to reconognize the planet. It could be their second chance at life or
Movie/TV Morgan, Kass Day 21 The 100 02
It’s been 21 days since the hundred landed on Earth. They’re the only humans to set foot on the planet in centuries… or so they thought. Facing an unknown eney, WELLS attempts to keep the group safe after a tragic attack. CLARKE strikes out in search of..
Movie/TV Morgan, Kass Homecoming The 100 03
Weeks after landing on Earth, the hundred have managed to create a sense of order amid their wild, chaotic surroundings. But their delicate balance cames crashing down with the arrival of new dropships from space. These new arrivals are the lucky ones…
Movie/TV Portis, Charles True Grit    
True Grit tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen when the coward Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash. Mattie leaves home to avenge her father’s blood. Etc.
Movie/TV Ryan, Jeanne Nerve    
Vee is used to being behind the scenes, working as a stagehand for her school’s theater program. But after years of walking in her best friend Sydney’s shadow, she decides it’s high time to break out of her shell and do something radical. That’s when Vee makes up her mind to attempt a harmless dare for the popular online game show of dares, NERVE. But one challenge only leads to another, and the prizes are sinply too enticung to resist. So after she’s partnered with gorgeaou Ian, who’s not afraid to go for the grand prize, Vee is determined to stay in the game. When the competition suddenly turns deadly,
Movie/TV Sachar, Louis Holes    
Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no good dirty rotten pig stealing great great grandfather and has since followed generations of yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys detention center, Camp Green Lake. Etc.
Movie/TV Spielberg, Stephen Close Encounters of the Third Kind    
Earth’s greatest adventure had begun. The world was being readied for, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. To Claude LeCombe, director of an international silence group, it meant the culmination of a search that drove him to the globe’s farthest corners.
Movie/TV Thompson, Hunter S. Rum Diary, The    
Begun in 1959 by a twenty two year old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliantly tangled love story of jealously, treachery, and violent alcoholic lust in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s. Etc.
Movie/TV Walker, Alice Color Purple, The Top 100  
Life wasn’t easy for Celie. But she knew how to survive, needing littl to get by. Then her husban’s lover, a flamboyant blues singer, barreled into her world and gave Celie the courage to ask for more, to laugh, play, and finally love. Etc.
Movie/TV Weisberger, Lauren Devil Wears Prada, The    
What would you do if your heaven-sent job turned out to be a living hell? Now a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.
Movie/TV Wesley, Kathryn Arabian Nights    
In ancient Bghdad, a beautiful new bride awaits her fate: After twenty-four hours, she will be killed. But what if she could delay her execution by keeping her sultan husband spellbound with extraordinary stories of daring heroes, treacherous, treacherous villainsm and breathtaking heroines? As a kingdom hangs in the balance, canny Scheherazade spins spins tales of tragedy, comedy, magic, mayhem, and true love, hoping each mesmerizing tale will bring her closer closer to freedom.
Movie/TV Wilder, Joan Jewel of the Nile, The    
It should have ben a romantic dream come true, cruising along the Mediterranean aboard Jack Colton’s magnificent yacht, sampling the pleasures of Monte Carlo and Europ’s most glamorous night spots. Yet lovely romance writer Joan Wilder, Etc.
Movie/TV Zimmerman, Keith & Kent Mythbusters: The Explosive Truth behind 30 of the most Perplexing Urban Legends of all Time    
We examine dozens of urban legends, from exploding toilets to being buried alive, these guys have tested them all. Eye opening, jaw dropping, and even laugh inducing, this book will delight armchair scientist, curious readers, and fans of the show alike.
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Western Compton, Ralph Shawnee Trail, The Trail Drive Series, The 06
Long John Coons, the Cajun son of a conjuring woman, was driving 2,000 head of cattle north from TX to the railroad in KS–through Indian Territory and outlaw strongholds. At his side was a beautiful woman with a sordid past, 3 ex-cattle rustlers, some…
Western Gardiner, Marilyn Comanche Moon    
Jenny and her family are only three weeks into the trip to Oregon by wagon train when her husband is killed. Frozen in grief and fear, Jenny makes up her mind to press on with the train, knowing she’ll have to frive the wagon alone, care for the oxen, hunt for food, and possibly fight Indians.
Western Johnstone, William W. Butch Cassidy: Lost Years, The Bad Men of The West 01
In a small Texas town in 1950, a Pinkerton detective interrupts an old timer’s game of dominos to learn the truth about Butch Cassidy, who is still very much alive and well. In fact, he’s the old timer playing dominos. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Dangerous Man, A Bad Men of The West 02
Born and bred in the Texas panhandle town of Comanche Crossing, William, Wild Bill, Longley gunned down a dozen of its men in cold blood before he got around to the sheriff and deputy, so he could take over the job himself. Then he found the perfect sidekick in a vicious career criminal named Booker Tate.
Western Johnstone, William W. A Lonestar Christmas Christmas 01
It’s December 1890. A Texas rancher named Big Jim Conyers has a deal with Scottish-born, Wyoming  cattleman named Duff MacCallister. Along with Smoke and Matt Jensen, the party bears down on Dodge, Kansas, to make a cattle drive back to Fort Worth. But before they can get out of Dodge, guns go off and a rich man’s son is killed.
Western Johnstone, William W. Rocky Mountain Christmas, A Christmas 02
Three days before Christmas, Matt Jensen is traveling the Denver and Pacific railway when an avalanche slams down onto the train, trappping it in desolate Trout Creek Pass. But it wasn’t an act of nature that caused the accident; it was a gang of outlaws.
Western Johnstone, William W. Big Sky Christmas, A Christmas 03
In the fall of 1873, a wagon train of immigrants sets off from Kansas City, Missouri, bound for the Montana Territory. Leading the group is newly elected wagon master Jamie Ian MacCallister, a giant of a man and frontier legend who swears he can get them,
Western Johnstone, William W. Colorado Christmas, A Christmas 06
At the Sugarloaf Ranch, Smoke and Sally Jensen prepare to welcomme Preacher home for the holidays, unaware that their friend is trailed by a storm full of trouble. On a mission of vengeance, an old trapper is rescued by Ace and Chance Jensen from ruthless outlaws, ans wanted by a driven bounty hunter named Luke Jensen, And, just released from prison, a criminal mastermind assembles a viscious gang of cutthroats to extract his final revenge against his enemy, the sheriff of Big Rock, Colorado.
Western Johnstone, William W. Death & Texas Death & Texas 01
The great state of Texas is a land of opportunity. For outlaws. And horse thieves. And cattle rustlers. Not to mention bank robbers, train robbers, and anything-that-ain’t-nailed-down robbers. The state’s governor, Richard B. Hubbard, is at the end of his rope. He wants to clean up Texas once and for all, and he’s desperate enough to try something crazy: hire a man who can do what the Texas Rangers can’t. A man not tied down by a wife or children. Or rules. Who’s not afraid to go outside the law. Who will protect the good people of Texas at any cost, and put the blast on anyone who getd in his way. He needs a man like Cullen McCabe, a small town sheriff.
Western Johnstone, William W. Eyes of The Eagle Eagles 01
Orphaned at the age of seven and aadopted by Indians Jamie Ian MacCallister grew into a man more at ease in the wilderness than among men. But when the westward strike drove him across the Arkansas Territory into Texas, he finally found himself a home, in the middle of a bloody war. Texans like Jim Bowie and Sam Houston were waging a fierce struggle against Santa Anna’s Mexican army, and Jamie Maccallister made the perfect scout for the fledgeling volunteer force. What lay ahead of them was a place called the Alamo.
Western Johnstone, William W. Dreams of Eagles Eagles 02
It was a virgin land of vast horizons, a land of dreams and dust and blood, where men sought glory and hope died hard. But for Jamie Ian MacCallister, who’d grown to manhood among Indiands and fought at the Alamo, war and wilderness were home, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Talons of Eagles Eagles 03
Raised by the Shawnee, Jamie Ian MacCallister fought his way to manhood on an odyssey that took him from the Alamo to Colorado to the goldfields of California. Now, the United States is divided against itself, North against South, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Scream of Eagles Eagles 04
Raised by the Shawnee, Jamie Ian MacCallister survived the bloodshed of the Alamo and the Civil War. With each victory, the MacCallister legend grew, as violent and unpredictable as the land that gave him life. Now the battle has gotten personal, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Rage of Eagles Eagles 05
Jamie Ian and Kate MacCallister are together now, buried side by side on a ridge overlooking the huge Colorado valley they had settled and the town they had founded. It’s up to their hildren now to carry on the MacCallister legacy. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Song of Eagles Eagles 06
The American West, bright with hope and possibility, ravaged by war and greed, and forged by the men and myths that defined the frontier. Men like renowned gunfighter Falcon MacCallister who risked his life to defend it. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Cry of Eagles Eagles 07
Falcon MacCallister roams the West, far from home, far from the memories of the pleasure and beauty of MacCallister’s Valley. With a destiny as wide and unsure as the open range, he is a loner. But to those who know him, he is a legend. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Blood of Eagles Eagles 08
The Oklahoma Panhandle is one hundred miles of lawlessness and danger: a no man’s land designed to separate Texas from pro-Union Kansas. Through this desolate strip rides legendary gunslinger Falcon MacCallister, a young Indian boy by his side. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Destiny of Eagles Eagles 09
In a lawless land, Falcon MacCallister’s father was a legend in the West, but Falcon’s quest for justice has driven him onto the wild side of the law. Famed as a gunslinger, feared for his lethal speed and accuracy, Falcon decides to make it a fair fight,
Western Johnstone, William W. Revenge of Eagles Eagles 10
Falcon MacCallister couldn’t duck his father’s legacy as a shootist in the Wild West, and he’s never tried to. A man who lives between two worlds, Falcon has a reputation of his own, and it’s about to plunge him into a different kind of war. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Pride of Eagles Eagles 11
The MacCallister clan has traveled far and wide, but none has traveled harder than Falcon MacCallister. Hired by a wealthy cattle baron, Falcon sets out from San Francisco for the town of Laramie with a magnificent Arabian horse in tow. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Crusade of Eagles Eagles 12
The MacCallister clan was raised on a harsh, unforgiving frontier, where courage and blood bonds mattered the most. While Falcon MacCallister followed his father’s mountain man legacy, his brother and sister made their fame and fortune on another kind…
Western Johnstone, William W. Thunder of Eagles Eagles 13
Higbee, Colorado, population 147, is booming. A visionary named Garrison Wade is building a railroad to connect Higbee to the Santa Fe. But a family named Clinton has its own selfish reasons for making sure these bands of steel go nowhere, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Bloodshed of Eagles Eagles 14
Falcon MacCallister never thought he’d wear army brass. But Colorado is about to join the Union, and the would be state has just made him Lt.Colonel in its Home Guard. Then, before his military career can take off, Falcon loses one of his men. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Slaughter of Eagles Eagles 15
In Phoenix a sheriff guns down a gbanker and robs him of a document. Going to the banker’s aid, a witness hears the dying man’s last words and takes hold of the map the sheriff was after. By the time the crooked lawman realizes its the wrong document…
Western Johnstone, William W. Massacre of Eagles Eagles 16
A long way from Montana Territory, Falcon MacCallister is back east, visiting his family, with Buffalo Bill Cody by his side. When the government asks both men to take a break from being famous, to get back to fighting, Falcon and Buffalo Bill head west,
Western Johnstone, William W. Carnage of Eagles Eagles 17
In Sorrento, Texas, there is only one law: the hangman’s law. Right now the condemned waits for his last meal in a cramped jail cell. But Falcon MacCallister will not go quietly to the gallows. Falcon was called to Sorrento by a crusading newspaper, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Defiance of Eagles Eagles 18
Falcon MacCallister is heir to a proud Scottish tradition, a man who has built a legend of courage on the wild American frontier. Falcon meets his opposite: an outlaw who has forged a legend of evil. Even the battleground, by defying the odds. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Family Jensen, The Family Jensen, The 01
Trapped in a remote cabin, surrounded by ruthless gunmen, Matt Jensen and his adoptive father Smoke Jensen join forces with their old friend, Preacher, in the greatest fight of their lives. A ruthless cattle baron has waged an all out war, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Helltown Massacre Family Jensen, The 02
A woman and an iron horse put Matt Jensen in the crosshairs of a man out to reap a fortune with a new railroad through Paiute land. First Cyrus Longacre steals the land. Next he frames Matt Jensen for the murder of a beautiful woman. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Violent Land, The Family Jensen, The 03
Now, three generations of the Jensen clan are trying to live in peace on their sprawling Colorado ranch. But for men with fighting in their blood, trouble is never very far from their doorstep. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Hard Ride to Hell Family Jensen, The 04
Smoke Jensen and his adopted son Matt are cooling their heels in Colorado when they are called to the Dakotas. Preacher, the legendary mountain man, is in the midst of a vicious struggle. Someone has kidnapped a proud Indian chief’s daughter. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Last Mountain Man, The Mountain Man 01
From his Missouri fram, the boy travels west. In his heart is vengeance. In his hand is a Navy Colt. By his side is theold mountain man named Preacher, who’ll teach young Smoke Jensen everything he needs to know about fitghting like the devil, and when the time comes, dying like a man.
Western Johnstone, William W. Return of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 02
The town of Bury took up a piece of Idaho Territory that was still raw, untamed frontier. It was no place for the cowardly or faint hearted, but Smoke Jensen was neither. Nor were Stratton, Potter and Richards, the three bloodthirsty outlaws. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Trail of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 03
When gold is discovered near the little town of No-Name, Colorado Territory, the citizens are overjoyed at their good fortune, until trouble gallops down Main Street on a horse straight out of Hell. Because gold’s closest companions are greed and murder.
Western Johnstone, William W. Revenge of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 04
They struck in a pack, in the dead of night. They had crept in like thieves, like the cowards they were, but it wasn’t robbery they had in mind. It was something much darker. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Journey of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 05
Smoke Jensen couldn’t have cared less that a range war had erupted in Montana. But his cousin Fae was stuck right  in the middle of a hundred gun showdown that was about to explode in bullets and blood. When Smoke strapped on his Colts and went 4 Fae…
Western Johnstone, William W. Law of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 06
Smoke Jensen sat in a cave and boiled the last of his coffee. He figured he was in Idaho, somewhere south of Montpelier, but he was certain about only two things: he was cold and he was being hunted by a small army of men. Smoke knew why he was cold, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. War of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 07
Big Max Higgins ran the outlaw town of Hell’s Creek up in the north Montana Rockies, and he decided to include the nearby town of Barlow in his cutthroat operation. What he didn’t know was that Smoke Jensen was there with his wife, visiting relatives. Etc
Western Johnstone, William W. Code of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 08
He was raised by the mountain man called Preacher, and he was said to be the fastest gun alive. Until he hung up his gun belts to raise a family. Smoke Jensen was the last mountain man and a force of nature. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Pursuit of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 09
The troubel with being the fastest gun alive was having to prove it to all the trigger-happy gunmen who scoured the West itching for a challenge. Some traveled even further, Count Frederick von Hausen sailed across the Atlantic from Germany to hint the most dangerous game of all, Smoke Jensen.
Western Johnstone, William W. Courage of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 10
Clint Black ran the biggest cattle operation in Montana. His Circle .45 spread controlled the best water, the richest graze, and he had his own personal army of cutthroats. And he didn’t like competition. Only a fool could fail to see trouble when Smoke Jensen brought 3,500 head up from Colorado to sell to Black’s neighbor.
Western Johnstone, William W. Rage of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 14
Smoke Jensen is the most powerful man on the Sugarloaf frontier, and he’s all that stands between a greedy group of eastern slickers and their schemes for a criminal empire in the Rockies. When Smoke heads back to Boston with his wife, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Spirit of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 15
The message was written in blood: Bring me the head of Smoke Jensen!
A hard term in Yuma Prison gave Ralph Tinsdale and his gunhawk sidekicks time to nurse a deep hatred for Smoke Jensen, the man who put them there. A Bloody escape gives them the chance to get even. But they aren’t acting alone. Their posse is already forty strong, the price on Smoke’s head is up to twenty grand, and Jensen’s own wife shanghaied into Tinsdale’s deadly trap, there’s more at stake then Smoke’s own life. With the Arapaho and Shoshoni for allies, and his .45 Colt for cover, Smoke is armed and waiting. Now, only the Green Mountains stand between Jensen’s iron will and his enemies’ lust for vengeance.
Western Johnstone, William W. Power of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 16
In the depths of a cruel High Lonesome winter comes a cryptic message for Smoke Jensen. The letter tells of skullduggery by gold barons, railroad magnates and Chinese tongs in San Francisco. Smoke knows only one person in the city by the bay: Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Creed of the Mountain Man / Guns of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 17,24
Cattle rustlers have turned the great Powder River in Wyoming red with the blood of the innocent. And nothing’s going to stop these vigilantes from going barrel to barrel to pilfer the best grazing land in the Territory. But they’ve finally met their match in the likes of the kill-or-be-killed legend Smoke Jensen, who’s ready to teach these outlaws the real meaning of the word Hell. GUNS OF THE MOUNTAIN MAN
With a brace of Colt .44s, a deadly aim, and a bullet-shredded Bible, Lazarus Cain has already made a name for himself in Texas. Bent on pilfering a herd f cattle and a team of horses,
Western Johnstone, William W. Triumph of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 20
Only his thirst for blood equals his lust for wealth and power. And in his vicious seizure of the coveted land around Taos, high among the Rocky Mountains in the New Mexico Territory, plenty of innocent blood will be spilled. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Battle of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 21
Smoke Jensen already has a good woman by his side, now all he needs to make Sugarloaf the best damned cattle ranch in Colorado in John Chisum’s prime steer. But getting Chisum’s herd out of New Mexico territory takes a tough hide. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Heart of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 25
Selling his gun to the highest bidder, sharpshooter Monte Carson rode side by side with Big Jim Slaughter, the most feared Hombre in Wyoming Territory. But when Monte decided to reform his ways and give back $50,000 in stolen army payroll, he made an enemy in Slaughter and a friend in mountain man Smoke Jensen. Now, an enraged Slaughter wants his money, and if he doesn’t get it, he’s going to kill Monte’s wife, his hostage in an outlaw paradise called Jackson Hole, Wyoming. For Smoke, there’s no choice but to come down off the mountain and ride straight into Hole, where he and Slaughter will go head to head in a fiery clash of courage, fury, and guns.
Western Johnstone, William W. Heart of the Mountain Man / Justice of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 25-26
Heart of the Mountain Man: Outlaw sharpshooter Monte Carson’s reformed his ways and given back $50,000 in stolen army payroll. But his ex-partner Big Jim Slaughter, the most feared hombre in Wyoming Territory, wants that money, and if he doesn’t get it…
Western Johnstone, William W. Quest of the Mountain Man / Trek of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 29-30
Quest of the Mountan Man: Guarding a railroad that’s working its way across a thousand miles of North America and through the Canadian Rockies ain'[t easy, especially when an army of cross border outlaws starts wreaking havoc on the tracks. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Wrath of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 32
On the frontier, a man’s word is his bond, and only fast guns and good friends can save your life. So when Smoke Jensen trusts his gravely injured comrade to the care of a small town doctor, the last thing he expects is an act of betrayal, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Betrayal of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 34
There’s nothing a man won’t do to clear his name. They called him fastest gun alive, but Smoke Jensen is determined to stay on the right side of the law. That is, until he’s jumped by six low life robbers who steal his shirt, and his identity. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Violence of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 36
Smoke Jensen has seen the worst that men can do on the lawless frontier. But even the mountain man is not prepared for the outlaw band that strikes Smoke’s ranch, kidnapping Sally and the daughter of Smoke’s neighbor. Now, the women are gone, Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Savagery Of The Mountain Man Mountain Man 37
Santa Clara, Colorado, is 24 hours by train from the land where Smoke Jensen found peace and prosperity on his Sugarloaf Ranch. But somehow, Smoke can’t stay away from Santa Clara, and from an evil cattle baron hiding a murderous past. Etc.
Western Johnstone, William W. Strike of the Mountain Man Mountain Man 40
Western Johnstone, William W. Trail West, The Trail West 01
In 1848, Dooley Monahan, son of struggling Iowa pioneers, went off to pick up a new milk cow. Young Dooley never came home, Now, nearly three decades later, Dooley Monahan has become an accidental legend, managing to plant a bullet in the chest of a dangerous outlaw. All Dooley really wants is to claim his reward at a bank in Phoenix and make his way north to a gold strike he read about in a newspaper.
Western L’Amour, Louis Beyond the Great Snow Mountains    
From the American West to the Siberian coast, from Hollywood to the boxing ring, here are timeless tales of war, mystery, romance, crime, and punishment as only Louis L’Amour can tell them. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Bowdrie’s Law    
Lawman, manhunter, peacemaker, it takes a hard breed of man to survive as a Texas Ranger, but Chick Bowdrie stands head and shoulders above the rest. The rough trails are his home, from the Big Thicket to the Pecos to the border. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Brionne    
Major James Brionne had only done his job in bringing Dave Allard to justice. It was the courts that decided Allard be put to death for his many crimes. But the outlaw’s family blamed Brionne and on him they swore revenge. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Buckskin Run    
The five riders faced Rod Morgan. We’re hunting strays, Cordell said. We thought we’d come in and look you over. Are you asking me or telling me? We’re telling you. We don’t need to ask. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Californios, The    
Twice Jaime Mulkerin had ridden out into the California hills and come back with gold, but when he died he took the secret of the treasure with him. Now his widow, Eileen, is praying that with the help of the mysterious Indian who’d accompanied him, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Callaghen    
Callaghen! This rugged, Irish as they come veteran of twenty years of bloody battles and gusnhots follows an underground river of gold to face his destiny: a bad Indian, a mountain man outlaw, and grisly ambush. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Catlow    
Catlow heard the legend of the Mexican gold. Catlow hijacked the mule train carrying it. Catlow knew the U.S. law and the entire Mexican Army was at his backside. Castlow didn’t give a damn. He knew all the answers, except how to get through Seri Indian.
Western L’Amour, Louis Cherokee Trail, The    
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Western L’Amour, Louis Comstock Lode    
It was just a godforsaken mountainside but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures, they were lured by the glittering promise, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Conagher    
Conagher was the only man who could teach robbing, rustling Smoke Parnell and his murderous outfit the lesson the whole territory had been too afraid to give them.  But when a woman steals his heart, Conagher has some lessons to learn himself. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Down the Long Hills    
The wind rustled and something stirred in the brush. The stallion’s head was up, nostrils flared. Suddenly, angrily, he pawed the earth. In the brush, the grizzly called three paws peered through the leaves. Deep in his chest, he gave a growl. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Empty Land, The    
For thousands of years the lonely canyon knew only wind and rain, wild animals, and an occasional native hunter. Then a trapper found a chunk of gold, and everything changed overnight. In six days a town called Confusion appeared, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Flint    
He came out of the Malpais, the terrible volcanic badlands where nothing can live, riding a giant red stallion no other man could put a hand to. His boots were polished, his speech was gentle, but his guns were quick and smooth as silk. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Guns of the Timberlands    
Clay Bell had spent the last six years fighting Indians, rustlers, and the wilderness itself to make the B-Bar ranch the prize of the Deep Creek Range. But Jud Devitt, a ruthless speculator from the east, now threatens everything Clay has worked for. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Haunted Mesa, The    
The Navajo called them the Anasazi: an enigmatic race of southwestern cliff dwellers. For centuries, the sudden disappearance of this proud and noble people has baffled historians. Summoned to a dark desert plateau by a desperate letter from an old friend
Western L’Amour, Louis Heller With a Gun    
Tom Healy was in trouble. His theatrical troupe needed to get to Alder Gulch, Montana, and the weather was turning. Andy Barker promised Tom he could get them there safely, but Tom was reluctant to trust him: he had the lives of three actresses
Western L’Amour, Louis Hills of Homicide, The    
In the dark alleys of the pulsing cities and the savage criminal wildernesses, men like Kip Morgan, the ex fighter turned detective who is tough enough to bounce a bouncer, yet has more up his sleeve than sheer muscle; Joe Ragan, dedicated career cop, Etc
Western L’Amour, Louis Hondo    
He was a big man, wide shouldered, with the lean, hard boned face of the desert rider. There was no softness in him. His toughness was ingrained and deep, without cruelty, yet quick, hard, and dangerous. Whatever wells of gentleness might lie within him,
Western L’Amour, Louis Key-Lock Man, The    
He had led the posse for miles through the desert, but now Matt Keelock was growing desperate. He was worried about Kristina. His trip to the the town of Freedom for supplies had ended in a shoot out. If caught he would hang. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Killoe    
In 1858, Texas was getting crowded, so Dan Killoe, his fther and family, their friends and their cattle headed west to find new, untouched land. All they had to do was beat off the bushwackers who wanted to steal their cattle, slip by the Comanches, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Lonesome Gods, The    
Here is the fascinating story of Johannes Verne a young man left to die by his vengeful grandfather, rescued by outlaws and raised in part by the Indians of the desert. Strenghtened by the love of two women, Miss Nesselrode, whose mysterious past, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Lonigan    
Lonigan’s eyes went to the rifles, then to the riflemen. You’re trying to get yourself killed, Hoey. Now take your boys and light a shuck. Ives chuckled. Oh, No! We’ve got our herd. When your boys hear us call, they’ll come in. They’ll never know what hit
Western L’Amour, Louis Man From Skibbereen, The    
Crispin Mayo was a reckless young brawler who’d left his tiny fishing village for the vast American frontier. Headed west to join a railroad construction crew, he came upon an isolated station, and a mystery. The shack was abandoned, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis May There Be A Road    
May There Be a Road gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L’Amour’s classic fiction. In these vivid settings L’Amour takes us into the pivotal moments, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Quick and the Dead, The    
Con Vallian knew the best way to stay out of trouble was to mind his own business. Then he stoppped for a cup of coffee at a stranger’s campfire and found himself guiding a family of greenhorns across the prairie, fighting a pack of rustlers on one hand,
Western L’Amour, Louis Reilly’s Luck    
Val Durrant was four years old. It was a cold, snowy night as he was hustled away on a buckboard to be abandoned. But he did not die; he met Will Reilly. A gentleman, a gambler and the best rifle shot in the West. Reilly was a man who knew the odds, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Riding for the Brand    
The open West was a land where wanderers could find themselves a home, a home to fight for, to be changed by, sometimes to die for. Jed Asbury was one such journeyman, taking on the identity of a dead man. Allen Ring was another: he’d won a plot of land,
Western L’Amour, Louis Shalako & Catlow    
He was a white man as cunningas any Indian, a brooding man who trusted in nothing but his weapon and his horse. Now Shalako was determined to cross the bleak Sonoran Desert, the Apaches’ killing ground, by himself. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Silver Canyon    
I found the old man as he lay dying in a niche of rock near the spring, his body riddled with bullets, his clothes charred. His old eyes rested on mine as I went down on my knees beside him. You, he gasped. I leave all I have to you, Matt Brennan. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Sitka    
Majestically it rose from the icy waters, the gateway to the awesome wilderness of Alaska. Even as he grew up hunting the dangerous swampland of the Susquehqanna, Jean LaBarge felt drawn by the strenght and beauty of that distant land. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Son of a Wanted Man    
Ben Curry knew it was a dog eat dog country and if you survived you had to have big teeth. From a secret fortress in the wild, broken canyon country his men rode hard and smart as far as Canada and Mexico, from San Antone to Los Angeles to pull jobs, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Taggart    
Taggert was riding like hell through the red heart of Apache country. A bounty hunter, the deadliest lawman in the West, was hot behind him. Then Taggert met the girl. She had a mule packtrain loaded with pure, raw gold, and the Apaches were on her trail.
Western L’Amour, Louis Utah Blaine    
Colonel Utah Blaine, held captive by the Army of the Revolution, broke out of jail and headed north from Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back. Then he found new trouble struggling at the end of a noose, and stepped in just in time to save…
Western L’Amour, Louis West From Singapore    
He’s a two fisted American adventurer and veteran of a hundred waterfront brawls. He’s Ponga Jim Mayo, and he minds his own business and leaves international intrigues to others. But, as master of his own tramp freighter, trouble seeks him out, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis With These Hands    
The sole survivor of an Arctic plane crsh confronts cold, isolation, and starvation and discovers the will to resist a surrender to death. This dramatic tale and ten others portray men and women pushed to the limits of human endurance, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis First Fast Draw, The    
I burned those words on a rough board, dug the grave deep and left them for Barlow to see. Then I started practicing with my coltten hours a day, till it lept into my hand and found the target like a living thing. I was ready for Barlow now. I had invented the deadliest form of hand-to-hand fighting the world ahd ever seen, the first fast draw.
Western L’Amour, Louis Hanging Woman Creek    
Pronto Pike had punched longhorns along the Rio Grande and ridden the rails back East, but he’d never been in a spot like this before…
Western L’Amour, Louis High Lonesome    
Considine stuck up the bank, lit a shuck for old Mexico with a sackful of gold coins and a posse hot on his tail. He had a good chance to make it clean. But he cut the of the girl he’d seen a couple of nights earlier. He remembered her face, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Last of the Breed    
The compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness.
Western L’Amour, Louis Last of the Breed    
The compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness.
Western L’Amour, Louis Long Ride Home    
In these pages L’Amour brings to life such classic characters as the Cactus Kid, Tensleep Mooney, One-Eared Tim, and the gunfighter Kin Sartain. These are frontier tales…stories that surprise like the sharp crack of a Winchester and move like the lonely howl of the wind across an empty plain on the long ride home.
Western L’Amour, Louis Man Called Moon, The    
In one swift moment a fall wiped away his memory. Now all he knew for certain was that someone wanted him dead, and that he had better learn why. But everywhere he turned there seemed to be more questions, or people too willing to hide the truth behind a smoke screen of lies.
Western L’Amour, Louis Matagorda & The First Draw    
Tap Duvarney lost his innocence in the war between the states, then tested his skills in the frontier army. Now he’s settled on the Texas coast, working a ranch as the partner of his old friend Tim Kittery, and finding himself in the middle of a feud between Kittery and a neighboring family. But the danger from outside is nothing compared th the threat within, as Duvarney suspects Kittery’s woman isn’t all she appears to be. Tap may have to go to war again. But this time will it be his closest friend?
Western L’Amour, Louis Monument Rock    
This priceless collection of newly discovered stories brings to life a time of desperate violence and true courage in a wide-open country of fortune seekers and dreamers, lawbreakers and pioneers. A newly sworn-in marshall must outwit a mysterious killer who’s fleecing his neighbors while secretly cutting their throats…A young drifter, wounded in a gunfight, finds a chance to change his ways—but he must be willing to pay with his life…And some other stories you’ll love…
Western L’Amour, Louis To Tame a Land    
Ryw Tyler was twelve when his father was killed in an Indian raid. Taken in by a mysterious stranger with a taste for books and an instinct for survival, Rye is schooled in the hard lessons of life in the West. But after killing a man, he is forced to leave his new home. He rides lonely mountain passess and workd on dusry cattle drives, until he finds a job breaking horses. Then he meet Liza Hetrick, and in her eyes he sees his future.
Western L’Amour, Louis Walking Drum, The    
Warrior, lover, scholar, Kerbouchard is a daring seeker of knowledge and fortune bound on a journey of enormous challenge, danger and revenge. Across Europe, the Russian steppes and through the Byzantine wonders of Constantinople. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis West of Dodge    
A young cowpuncher stakes a claim that can only be selaed with fists and a .44 Colt…
Western L’Amour, Louis Yondering    
‘Although these stories take place in a variety of locales, they are stories of people living under conditions similar to the way they might have lived on the frontier. I hope you’ll enjoy Yondering.”
Western L’Amour, Louis Collected Short Stories – Volume 1 Frontier Stories 01
features thirty-five action-packed Frontier Stories. It kicks off a series of nine paperbacks, including two-part volume of Adventure Stories and a two-part volume of Crime Stories, which will bring all of L’Amour’s short fiction to his millions of readers around the world.
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In paperback for the first time, this second volume of Louis L’Amour’s collected stories showcases thirty more classic tales of the American frontier. Inside you will find the stories of heroism, honor, and sacrifice that L’Amour made uniquely his own: like that of a young man sent out alone into a blizzard to face a deadly stampede, or a lawman who finds the bullet-riddled body of an infamous Mexican bandit and knows duty demands he track down a far more dangerous predator. Featuring L’Amour’s signature stories of Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie, this collection captures men and women at the crossroads of friendship and suspicion, loyalty and betrayal.
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In paperback for the first time, this third volume of Louis L’Amour’s collected stories gathers twenty-eight tomeless tales of the Amerian West. Whether following the exploits of a couple taking refuge in a cabin with a group of outlaws, a drifter who poses as a murdered man to solve a mystery, or the soft-spoken young suitor accused of cowardice who proves his courage when the guns ar against him, without firing a shot, these gripping tales all have one thing in common: You won’t be able to put them down until the last page.
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the fourth volume of L’Amour’s collected short stories contains all of his masterful tales of adventure including, for the first time in print in more than seventy years, his first story ever published.
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The stories of L’Amour are built around the dramatic moments when men and women cast their fears, doubts, and pasts behing them and plunge into the inknown, into split-second decisions with life and death consequences. Nowhere is that more evident than in this quintessential collection of stories set on the American frontier.
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Traversing a vivid landscape, from sunblasted hills and canyons to the nighttime streets of America’s greatest cities. Some of L’Amour’s most compelling fiction was set in his own time, whether in the naked electric glare of boxing rings where men go head to head with their dreams and demons in an underworld rife with corruption, or along freight docks where laborers toil to earn just enough to get by, or in the penthouses of the rich and arrogant who calculate the odds of how to get even more.
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There is no story more distinctly American than the western and no writer as great as a master of the form as Louis L’Amour. In this final paperback volume of L’Amour collected short fiction, you’ll find some of his most popular characters, heroes who have become part of our cultural  legacy, as well as the ordinary people who embody not only the spirit of the West but the timeless struggle of the best and worst in us all. Here are tales of honest thieves and crooked lawmen, of dream chasers and treasure hunters, of men and women hoping for a second chance and others down to their last.
Western L’Amour, Louis Sackett Companion, The Sackett 00
He shares such personal memories as his early adventures, wandering in wild places, working in the mines, and the street fight he had on a hot, dusty morning in New Mexico that ultimately led to the birth of the Sackett saga. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Sackett’s Land Sackett 01
A nasty temper and noble blood were the forces that drove him. He was an English landowner whose quick and deadly sword caused him to flee his home for the intrigue of Elizabethan London, piracy on the open seas and unforeseen peril in the American, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis To the Far Blue Mountains Sackett 02
Barnabas Sackett was leaving england to make his fortune in the New World. But as he settled his affairs, he learned that a royal warrant had been sworn out against him and that men were searching for him in every port. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Jubal Sackett Sackett 04
Wilderness explorer Jubal Sackett was the son of Barnabas Sackett, the first of that name to come to the New World. Jubal feared no man, nor backed away from any challenge. His fierce determination to blaze new trails took him across the vast, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Ride the River Sackett 05
A young woman who has to protect her family fortune from a murderous thief and teaches him what it means to be a Sackett. Sixteen year old Echo Sackett had never been far from her Tennessee home, until she made the long trek to Philadelphia, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Daybreakers, The Sackett 06
Orrin Sackett had to be pushed into a fight. But Tyrel Sackett was born to trouble. The night Tye stepped between his brother and a bullet changed them both forever. Now their trail pointed west to a lawless frontier town called Santa Fe. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Mojave Crossing Sackett 09
William Tell Sackett on a treacherous passage from the Arizona goldfields to the booming town of Los Angeles. Tell Sackett was no ladies’ man, but he could spot trouble easily enough. And Dorinda Robiseau was the kind of trouble he wanted to avoid. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Sackett Brand, The Sackett 10
Tell Sackett and his bride, Ange, came to Arizona to build a home and start a family. But on Black Mesa something gos terribly wrong. Tell is ambushed and badly injured. When he finally manages to drag himself back to where he left Ange, she is gone. Etc
Western L’Amour, Louis Sky-Liners, The Sackett 11
The Sackett boys weren’t out to make a reputation, it just happened that way. They had crossed Black Fetchen and lived to tell about it. Now Fetchen was coming for them with the most expensive hired guns in the country. He was tough and he was smart. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Lonely Men, The Sackett 12
Tell Sackett had fought his share of Indians and managed to take something of value from his battles: a deep and abiding respect. But that respect is lost when Apache braves kidnap his nephew, forcing Tell to cross the border into the Sierra Madra, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Mustang Man Sackett 13
He could outride and outshoot any five men, but he was a fool for a lady in distress. The posse was hot on his trail for murder when he took time out to rescue Sylvie from a gang of desperados. It wasn’t until she’d bushwacked him with a shotgun, and tried to poison him that he realized she was up to no good.
Western L’Amour, Louis Galloway Sackett 14
Galloway was thinking of Flagan Sackett. Somewhere in those mountains, without weapons, in a rugged country where the only humans he found were apt to be enemies, he would have to foght fot his life alone. Galloway knew what Flagan must do to survive because he knew what he woould do.
Western L’Amour, Louis Treasure Mountain Sackett 15
How do you bring a million dollars in gold down a mountain? First you have to find it, and that’s mighty hard when you’re tracking a trail that’s twenty years old. But the Sackett brothers were determined to find the treasure and their father. Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Ride The Dark Trail Sackett 16
Logan Sackett is wild and rootless, riding west in search of easy living. Then he meets Emily Talon, a fiery old widow who is even wilder than he is. Tall and lean, Em is determined to defend herself against the locals who are trying to take her home, Etc
Western L’Amour, Louis Lonely on the Mountain Sackett 17
The Sacket Brothers didn’t know what kind of trouble had Cousin Logan treed up yonder but he needed beef cattle badly. So with Tell Sackett ramrodding, Tyrel, Orrin and Cap Rountree ride north to the wild country, pushing 1100 head of fat steers, Etc.
Western L’Amour, Louis Rivers West Talon 01
It was a time of golden opportunity in the West. For Jean Talon, young shipwright, it meant a chance to build. But there were others in the land, unscupulous men eager to seize what couldn’t be gained lawfully. Jean Talon struck out against the most…
Western L’Amour, Louis Man From the Broken Hills, The Talon 02
For years Milo Talon had been riding the outlaw trail looking for a man who had betrayed his family. Only Hank Rossiter wasn’t the man he had been: old now and blind, Rossiter was trying desperately to hold on to a small ranch to support his daughter…
Western L’Amour, Louis Milo Talon Talon 03
Milo Talon knew the territory and the good men from the bad. He had ridden the Outlaw trail and could find out things others couldn’t That was why a rich man named Jefferson Henry hired Milo to hunt down a missing girl. But from the moment Milo began, Etc
Western McMurtry, Larry Anything for Billy    
The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud. Welcome to the wild, hot blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West’s most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell for leather journey with Billy and his friends. Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Evening Star, The    
McMurtry takes us deep into the heart of Texas, and deep into the heart of one of the most mmemorable characters of our time, Aurora Greenway, along with her family, friends, and lovers, in a tale of affectionate wit, bittersweet tenderness…
Western McMurtry, Larry Last Picture Show, The    
Set in a small, dusty Texas town, The Last Picture Show introduces the characters of Jacy, Duane, and Sonny: teenagers stumbling toward adulthood, discovering the beguiling mysteries of sex and the even more baffling mysteries of love. Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Moving On    
This powerful novel about men and women in the American West. Set in the 1960s against the backdrop of the honky tonk glamour of the rodeo and the desperation of suburban Houston, it is the story of the restless and lovable Patsy Carpenter, Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Some Can Whistle    
Mr. Deck, are you my stinkin’ Daddy? In a furious phone call from T.R., the daughter he’s never met, Danny Deck gets the jolt of his life. A TV writer who’s retired to his Texas mansion, Danny spends his days talking to the answering machines of his ex’s.
Western McMurtry, Larry Telegraph Days    
The narrator of Larry McMurtry’s newest book is spunky Nellie Courtright, twenty two years old and already wrapping every man in the West around her little finger. When she and her teenage brother Jackson are orphaned, she sweet talks the local sheriff…
Western McMurtry, Larry Sin Killer Berrybender Narratives 01
It is 1830, and the Berrybender family, rich aristocratic English, and fiercely out of place, is on its way up the Missouri River to see the American West as it begins to open up. Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Wandering Hill, The Berrybender Narratives 02
The story of Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family in the still unexplored Wild West of the 1830s. Their journey is one of exploration, beset by difficulties, tragedies, the desertion of trusted servants, and the increasing hardships of day to day..
Western McMurtry, Larry By Sorrow’s River BerryBender Narratives 03
At the heart of this third volume remains the beautiful and determined Tasmin Berrybender, now married to the Sin Killer and mother to their young son, Monty. By Sorrow’s river continues the Berrybender party’s trail across the endless Great Plains…
Western McMurtry, Larry Lonesome Dove Lonesome Dove 01
Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Streets of Laredo Lonesome Dove 02
Captain Woodrow Call, Augustus McCrae’s old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit. Riding with Call are an Eastern city slicker, a witless deputy, and one of the last members of the Hat Creek outfit, Pea Eye Parker, now married to Lorena, once Gus McCrae’s sweetheart. Their long chase leads them across the last wild stretches of the West into a hellhole known as Crow Town and, finally, into the vast, relentless plains of the Texas frontier.
Western McMurtry, Larry Dean Man’s Walk Lonesome Dove 03
As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Cal have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless indians, but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their first expeditions, Etc.
Western McMurtry, Larry Comanche Moon Lonesome Dove 04
Texas Rangers August McCrae and Woodrow F. Call, now in their middle years, are just beginning to deal with the enigmas of the adult heart—Gus with his great love, Clara Forsythe; and Call with Maggie Tilton, the young whore who loves him. Two proud but very different men, they enlist with a Ranger troop in pursuit of Buffalo Hump, the great Comanche war chief; Kicking Wolf, the celebrated Comanche horse chief; and a deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for torture.
Subject Author Title Series #
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor the Overlander Underland Chronicles, The 01
When 11-year-old Gregor follows his little sister through a grate in the laundry room of their NY apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland beneath the city. There, humans live uneasily beside giant spiders, bats, cockroaches, and rats–but…
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Underland Chronicles, The 02
Months have passed since Gregor first fell into the strange Underland beneath New York City, and he swears he will never go back. But he is destined to be a key player in another prophecy, this one about an ominous white rat called the Bane. The Underlanders know ther id only one way to lure Gregor back to their world: by kidnapping his little sister Boots. Gregor’s quest reunites him with his bat, Ares, and the rebellious princess, Luxa. They descend into the dangerous Waterway in search of the Bane, and Gregor knows what is at stake. If he does not fulfill the prophecy, his life, and the Underland, will never be the same.
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods Underland Chronicles, The 03
With two prophecies fulfilled, Gregor isn ow focused on the Prophecy of Blood, which calls for Gregor and the princess Boots, to return to the Underland to help ward off a plague. His mom agrees to let them go on the condition that she travels with them. When they arrive in the subterranean city, the plague is spreading and one ot Gregor’s family is stick. Only then does he understand his role in the prophecy. He must summon all his power to end the biological warfare, or the warmblood creatures of the Underland will die.
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor and the Marks of Secret Underland Chronicles, The 04
Now with the third prophecy fulfilled, Gregor is drawn into a crisis. For generations, rats have run the mice—or nibblers—out of whatever lands they’ve claimed, keeping them on the move. But now the mice are disappearing and the young queen Luxa is determined to find out why. When Gregor joins her on a fact-finding mission, the true fate of the mice is revealed. It is something dfar more sinister than Gregor or Luxa has imagined—and it points the way to the final prophecy he has yet to fulfill.
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor and the Code of Claw Underland Chronicles, The 05
Everyone has been trying to keep Gregor from seeing The Prophecy of Time. That’s because the final one calls for the warrior’s death. With an army of rats quickly approaching and time running out, Gregor must defend Regalia and get his family back home…
Young Adult Collins, Suzanne Gregor and the Code of Claw Underland Chronicles, The 05
Everyone has been trying to keep Gregor from seeing The Prophecy of Time. That’s because the final one calls for the warrior’s death. With an army of rats quickly approaching and time running out, Gregor must defend Regalia and get his family back home…
Young Adult DiTerlizzi, Tony & Black, Holly Spiderwick Chronicles, The Spiderwick Chronicles, The 1-5
All 5 volumes: The Field Guide, The Seeing Stone, Lucinda’s Secret, The Ironwood Tree, and The Wrath of Mulgarath.
Young Adult Evslin, Evslin, & Hoopes Heroes & Monsters of Greek Myth    
Heroes who defy the gods, warriors who battle strange and powerful creatures, beasts whose glance turns men to stone–the legends of Ancient Greece are as exciting now as they have been for thousands of years. Read about all the greatest heroes–and the…
Young Adult Grisham, John Kid Lawyer Theodore Boone 01
A perfect murder A faceless witness A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth And he’s only thirteen years old Meet Theodore Boone
Young Adult Grisham, John Abduction, The Theodore Boone 02
Young Adult Grisham, John Abduction, The Theodore Boone 02
Young Adult Grisham, John Accused, The Theodore Boone 03
While all of Strattenburg anxiously awaits the new trial of infamous murder suspect Pete Duffy, problems arise for their own kid lawyer. There’s been a robbery, and Theo is the accused. His reputation is on the line, and with the evidence building against him—and dangerous threats looming—Theo will do whatever it takes to prove his his innocence…even if it means breaking a few rules.
Young Adult Grisham, John Activist, The Theodore Boone 04
As al of Stratten burg sits divided over a hot political and environmental issue, Theo finds himself in the middle of the battle.  The county commission is fighting hard to change the landscape of the town, and Theo is strongly against the plans. When he uncovers corruption beneath the surface, Theo will confront bigger risks than ever to himself and those he loves. But even face-to-face with danger, Theodore Boone will do whatever it takes to stand up for what is right.
Young Adult Grisham, John Fugitive, The Theodore Boone 05
On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: accused murderer and fugitive Peter Duffy, who jumped bail and was necer seen again. Theo’s quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he’s ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Throdore Boone will stop at nothing to make sure a killer is brought to justice.
Young Adult Grisham, John Scandal, The Theodore Boone 06
Thirteen-year-old Theo knows every judge, police officer, and court clerk in Strattenburg. He has helped bring a fugitive to justice. But even a future star lawyer like Theo has to deal with statewide standardized testing. When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust into the middel of a cheating scandal. With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen insticncts to do what’s right.
Young Adult Preiss, Byron Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, Odd Places, Wild Animals Ripley’s Believe it or Not!  
Inside you will find amazing but true stories about: A robotic device to assist in surgery, The world’s largest aircraft, the oldest theater in Greece, A hotel constructed inside of a cave, A six story pyramid, Etc.
Young Adult Robinson, Barbara Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The    
The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. Etc.
Young Adult Skye, Obert Leven Thumps and the Gateway of Foo Leven Thumps 01
Young Adult Skye, Obert Leven Thumps and the Whispered Secret Leven Thumps 02
Young Adult Skye, Obert Leven Thumps and the Eyes of the Want Leven Thumps 03
Young Adult Skye, Obert Leven Thumps and the Wrath of Ezra Leven Thumps 04
Young Adult Skye, Obert Leven Thumps and the Ruins Of Alder Leven Thumps 05
All Foo is rushing madly to exit the realm of dreams, while Leven is headed in the opposite direction. Fate snatches hum to the island of Alder, where, with faithful sycophant Clover at his side, he is poised to pass of fail the final test.
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Bad Beginning, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 01
Dear Reader, I’m sorry to say that the book you are holding in your hands is extremely unpleasant. It tells an unhappy tale about three very unlucky children. Even though they are charming and clever, the Baudelaire siblings lead lives filled with, Etc.
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Reptile Room, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 02
Dear Reader, If you have picked up this book with the hope of finding a simple cheery tale, I’m afraid you have picked up the wrong book altogether. The story may seem cheery at first, when the Baudelaire children spend time in the company of, Etc.
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Miserable Mill, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 04
Dear Reader, I hope, for your sake, that you have not chosen to read this book because you are in the mood for a pleasant experience. If this is the case, I advise you to put this book down instantaneously, Etc.
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Austere Academy, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 05
Dear Reader, If you are looking for a story about cheeful youngsters spending a jolly time at boarding school, look elsewhere. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent and resourceful children, and you might expect that they would do very well
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Ersatz Elevator, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 06
Dear Reader, If you have just picked up this book, then it is not too late to put it back down. Like the previous books in A Series of Unforunate Events, there is nothing to be found in these pages but miser, despair, and discomfort, Etc.
Young Adult Snicket, Lemony Carnivorous Carnival, The Series of Unfortunate Events, A 09
Dear Reader, The word Carnivorous, which appears in the title of this book, means meat eating, and once you have read such a bloodthirsty word, there is no reason to read any further. This carnivorous volume contains such a distressing story, Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Beach House    
The sun is hot. The water’s cold. And the kids are cool. Too cool to live. Because a killer is stalking them one by one. A killer who never leaves a clue. Who disappears as completely  as a footprint in the sand. Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Rich Girl, The Fear Street 44
Emma Naylor and her best friend Sydney Shue always share their secrets. And now they have a big one. They found a duffel bag stuffed with money. They swore never to tell anyone. But Sydney broke her promise. She told her boyfriend, Jason, about the money.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Collector’s Edition #12: Cheerleaders Fear Street Cheerleaders 1-3
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Young Adult Stine, R.L. Monster Blood Goosebumps 03
While staying with his weird great aunt Kathryn, Evan visits a funky old toy store and buys a dusty can of monster blood. It’s fun to play with at first. And Evan’s dog, Triggwer, likes it so much, he eats some! Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Be Careful What You Wish For… Goosebumps 12
Samantha Byrd is a klutz. An accident waiting to happen. She’s the laughingstock of the girls’ basketball team. And that mean, rotten Judith Bellwood is making her life miserable on and off the court. But everything’s about to change. Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Scarecrow Walks at Midnight, The Goosebumps 20
Jodie loves visiting her grandparents’ farm. Okay, so it’s ot the most exciting place in the world. Still, Grandpa tells great scary stories. And Grandma’s chocolate chip pancakes are the best. Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Phantom of the Auditorium Goosebumps 24
Brooke’s best friend, Zeke, has been given the lead role in the school play, The Phantom. Zeke’s totally into it. He loves dressing up in the grotesque phantom costume. And scaring the other members of the cast. Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Attack of the Mutant Goosebumps 25
Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic book collection. His favorite one is called the Masked Mutant. It’s about an evil supervillain who’s out to rule the universe! Skipper can’t get enough of The Mutant. Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Horror at Camp Jellyjam, The Goosebumps 33
Swimming, basketball, archery. King Jellyjam’s sports camp has it all. Too bad Wendy isn’t a total sports freak like her brother, elliot. But how excited can you get over a game of softball. It’s just a game, Right? Wrong! Etc.
Young Adult Stine, R.L. It Came from the Internet Goosebumps 33
A creepy computer message just flashed on your screen. It says your web crawler has a virus. And if you don’t get rid of it, you’ll catch the virus. And if you don’t get rid of it, you’ll catch the virus, too! Hey, Look out! The Web crawler is a live, Etc
Young Adult Stine, R.L. Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes Goosebumps 34
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Young Adult Stine, R.L. Blob That Ate Everyone, The Goosebumps 55
A famous horror writer. That’s what Zackie Beauchamp wants to be. He’s writing a story about a giant blob monster. A pink slimy creature who eats up an entire town! Then Zackie finds the typewriter. In a burned down antique store. Etc
Young Adult Stine, R.L. My Best Friend is Invisible Goosebumps 57
Sammy Jacobs is into ghosts and science fiction. Not exactly the smartest hobby, at least not if you ask Sammy’s parents. They’re research scientist and they only believe in real science. But now Sammy’s met someone who’s totally unreal. Etc.
Subject Author Title Series #
Classics Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart Top 100  
A simple story of a strong man whose life is dominated by fear and anger, Uniquely and richly African, at the same it reveals Achebe’s keen awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.
Classics Adams, Richard Watership Down Top 100  
A phenominal worldwide bestseller for over fifty years, Richard Adams’s Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time. Set in England’s Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries.
Classics Addams, Jane Twenty Years At Hull-House    
twenty years at Hull-House is Jane Addams’s graphic account of her famed settlement house in Chicago’s west side slums. Covering the years 1889-1909, a time when America was fired with fear of subversives and suspicions of foreigners, this book stands as the immortal testament of a woman who lived and worked among immigrant settlers, the sweatshop toilers, the unwed mothers, the hungry, the aged, the sick, to show them in practice what others merely preached: the true concept of American democracy.
Classics Aesop Aesop’s Fables    
Honesty it the best policy In union there is strength He laughs last who laughs best Quality is more important than quantity Readers will be amazed at how many contemporary expressions began in fables told thousands of years ago. And many of the best fables, about proud lions, quick witted foxes, foolish frogs, even a few wise shepherds, were told by a man named Aesop, the greatest fable teller of all time.
Classics Alcott, Louisa May Little Women Top 100  
Little Women is the story of the March girls: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, growing up in their New England home during the Civil War. While their father is off fighting, the girls are left home with Marmee, their mother, and a host of eccentric but lovable neighbors and relatives. It is also the story of a very special Christmas, new friends, first love, poverty, self-sacrifice, and travels abroad. Above all, it is the story of four girls on the brink of womanhood:
Their stories will make you laugh and cry and you will read them again and again.
Classics Alighieri, Dante Divine Comedy, The   01-03
It’s a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise–the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. Crystallizing the power and beauty inherent in the great poet’s immortal conception of the aspiring soul.
Classics Alighieri, Dante Dante’s Inferno Divine Comedy, The 01
A journey of loss, self-discovery, and ultimate redemption. This version depicts the Hell of fast-food, mini-malls, ATMs, corporate logos, consumer detritus, and the homeless. It is a Hell at once recognizable in our times, yet still retaining the depth and fearsome magnitude of the original work.
Classics Alighieri, Dante Inferno Divine Comedy, The 01
In English and Italian. A journey of loss, self-discovery, and ultimate redemption. This version depicts the Hell of fast-food, mini-malls, ATMs, corporate logos, consumer detritus, and the homeless. It is a Hell at once recognizable in our times, yet still retaining the depth and fearsome magnitude of the original work.
Classics Alighieri, Dante Purgatorio Divine Comedy, The 02
The second book in Dante’s Divine Comedy
Classics Alighieri, Dante Paradiso Divine Comedy, The 03
A luminous poem of love and light, of optics, angelology, polemics, prayer, prophecy, and transcendent experience. As Dante ascends to the Celestial Rose, in the tenth and final heaven, all the spectacle and splendor of a great poet’s vision now becomes accessible to the modern reader in this highly acclaimed, superb dual language version.
Classics Anonymous Beowulf    
Many have heard of Beowulf; few have read it. Yet this poem, which dates from the beginning of the eighteenth century, is one of the most stirring works in the English language. It is the supreme statement of the heroic code: the great virtues are loyalty and bravery; the great ambition in a chill unfriendly world if for Lof, the fame that will survive a man’s death. Beowulf himself, whose feats the poem describes, epitomize this way of life. Far from being primitive, this somber, stoic, yet passionate poem is highly wrought, and it paints for us a whole culture. It is essentially an English poem,
Classics Aristotle Poetics    
This is a work of transcendent importance, both for the history of literary criticism and in its own right. In his translation and accompanying notes, the author, makes a special effort to achieve the maximum clarity, while remaining faithful to the original. His constant aim is to provide for all readers, a way in to Aristotle’s process of thinking about literature.
Classics Atwood, Margaret Handmaid’s Tale Top 100  
Offred is a Handmaid in The Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words necause women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable. Offred can remember the years before, when she lived and made love with her husband Luke, when she played with and protected her daughter,when she had a job, money of her own, and access to knowledge.
Classics Austen, Jane Emma    
Emma Woodhouse, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition’ thinks a little too highly of herself, and entertains herself by meddling in the affairs of others. The results are not always to her liking.
Classics Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility    
Jane Austin’s first published novel, Sense and Sensibility is a wonderful tale of flirtation and folly that resolves around two starkly different sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. While Elinor is thoughtful, considerate, and calm, her younger sister is emotional and wildly romantic. Both are looking for a husband, but neither Elinor’s reason or Marianne’s passion can lead them to perfect happiness, as Marianne falls for an unscrupulous rascal and Elinor becomes attached to a man who’s already engaged. Startling secrets, unexpected twists, and heartless betrayals interrupt the marriage games that follow.
Classics Austen, Jane Complete Novels, The    
Jane Austen wrote in  the eighteenth century, but her novels are timeless. This complete anthology is unique among single-volume editions of her work because it includes the obscure but delightful Lady Susan, along with the six better-known novels and thirty of Hugh Thomson’s irresistible drawings.
Classics Austen, Jane Persuasion Top 100  
The settings of Lyme Regis and Bath are evoked no less vividly than the characters who frequent them, and Jane Austen’s achievement is exemplified by Tennyson’s famous remark when visiting Lyme in 1876: Now take me to the Cobb, and how me the steps from which Louisa Musgrove fell.
Classics Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice Top 100  
One of the most universally loved and admired English novels, Pride and Prejudice, was penned as a popular entertainment. But the consummate artistry of Jane Austin transformed this effervescent tale of rural romance into a witty, shrewdly observed satire of English country life is now regarded as one of the principle treasures of English literature.
In a remote Hertfordshire village, far off the good coach roads of George III’s England, a country squire of no great means must marry off his five vivacious daughters. At the heart of this Elizabeth Bennet and her aristocratic suitor Fitzwilliam Darcy, two lovers who must be humbled
Classics Babbitt, Natalie Tuck Everlasting    
Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family’s property whose waters grant immortality. Members of the Tuck family, having drunk from the spring, tell Winnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older. But the Winnie must decide whether or not to keep the Tuck’s secret, and whether or not to join on their never ending journey.
Classics Baldwin, James Another Country Top 100  
Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, This book is a novel of passions, sexual, racial, political, artistic, that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at their most elemental sublime.
Classics Balzac, Honoré de Lost Illusions Top 100  
The story of Lucien Chardon, a young poet from Angouleme who tries desperately tp ,ake a name for himself in Paris, is a realistic and boldly satirical portrait of the social world of nineteenth century France
Classics Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan Top 100  
In Peter Pan, one of the most beloved fantasy stories ever written, children learn to fly, mermaids frolic, and little lost boys find their home at last. All sorts of adventures can be had on the wonderful island of Neverland, and Peter Pan is there to lead the boys and the newest arrivals, pretty Wendy and her two brothers. Everyone looks up to Peter, the bravest, smartest, strongest boy there is. And Peter wants to stay a boy forever, befriending Indians, challenging wild animals, and battling the evil pirates led by the ferocious Captain Hook.
Classics Bligh, William Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty, The    
The Bounty is well out ot sea when the mutiny bursts forth. Planned or spontaneous, the evidence is conflicting, Fletcher Christian is its undoubted ringleader. This young gentleman, well, born and highly connected, is reckless, ardent, and exceedingly fond of women. Mr Bligh and nineteemn of his crew are cast adrift in an open boat on a merciless sea. Their provisions are less than scanty, their weapons few. Death seems inevitable. The odds for survival are a thousand to one. But William Bligh hasn’t hear the odds. With only a compass and aquadrant, and with the inferior crew, he steers for the nearest haven, Timor,
Classics Boulle, Pierre Bridge Over the River Kwai, The    
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Classics Bowen, Elizabeth Death of the Heart Top 100  
A story of adolescent love and the betrayal of innocence. When sisteen-year-old Portia, recently orphaned, arrives in London and falls for an attractive cad, a seemingly carefree young man who is as much an outsider in the sophistocated and politely treacherous world of the 1930s drawing rooms as she is, their collision threatens to shatter the carefully built illusions of everyone around them.
Classics Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyre Top 100  
Determined to make her heroine as poor and plain as myself, Charlotte Brontë made a daring choice for her 1847 novel. Jane Eyre possesses neither the great beauty nor entrancing charm that her fictional predecessors used to make their way in the world. Instead, Jane relies upon her powers of diligence and perception, conducting herself with dignity animated by passion. The instant and lasting success of Jane Eyre proved Brontë’s instincts correct. Readers of her era and ever after have taken the impoverished orphan girl into their hearts, following her from custody of cruel relatives to a dangerously oppresive
Classics Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights Top 100  
A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven and hell, nature and society, and dynamic and passive forces are powerfully juxtaposed. Unique, mystical, with a timeless appeal.
Classics Brontë, Emily Wuthering Heights Top 100  
WUTHERING HEIGHTS is the only novel of Emily Brontë, who died a year after its publication, at the age of thirty. A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven and hell, anture and society, and dynamic and passive forces are powerfully juxtaposed. Unique, mystical, with a timeless appeal, it has become a classic of Englis literature.
Classics Buck, Pearl S. Good Earth, The Top 100  
When O-lan, a servant girl, marries the peasant Wang Lung, she toils tirelessly through four pregnancies for their family’s survival. Reward is meagre, but there is sustenance in the land, until the famine comes. Half -starved, the family joins thousands to beg on the city streets. All seems lost, until O-lan’s desperate will to survive returns them home with undreamt-of wealth. But they have betrayed the earth from which true wealth springs, ans the family’s money breeds only mistrust, deception, and heartbreak for the woman who saved them.
Classics Bulgakov, Mikhail Master and the Margarita Top 100  
One spring afternoon the Devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Bulgakov’s fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimmking with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters.
Classics Burnett, Frances Hodgson Secret Garden, The Top 100  
When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle’s great house on the Yorkshire Moors, she finds it full of mysterious secrets. There are nearly one hundred rooms, most of which are locked, ans the house is filled with creepy old portraits and suits of armor. Mary rarely sees her uncle, and perhaps most unsettling of all is that at night she hears the sound of someone crying down one of the long corridors. The gardens surrounding the odd property are Mary’s escape and she explores every inch of them, all except for the mysterious walled-in, locked garden. Then one day, Mary discovers a key. Could it open the door to the garden?
Classics Burroughs, Edgar Rice Tarzan of the Apes    
Set amidst thevibrant colors and sounds of the savage African jungle, this classic work, rich in suspense and action, has beckoned generations of readers on a glorious journey to romance and pure adventure. This is the story of the ape-man Tarzan, raised in the wild by the great ape Kala, and how he learns the secrets of the jungle to survive—how to talk with the animals, swing throughthe trees, and fight the great predators. As Tarzan grows up he makes many friends: Tantor the elephant, Ska the vulture, and Numa the lion. When this paradise is invaded by white men, Tarzan’s life changes, for in this group is Jane, the first white woman he has ever seen. Speaking directly to our childhood fantasies, this exhilarating work takes us to that faraway place in our minds where dreams prevail, and where, we, too, can be masters or our environment.
Classics Burroughs, Edgar Rice Tarzan the Invincible    
La was in trouble. Thehigh priestess of the Flaming God in the ancient city of Opar–forgotten outpost of Atlantis–had been betrayed by her people and locked in the eon-haunted dungeons until Tarzan came to rescue her. La still loved Tarzan, but Tarzan had brought her to his people, and then left her. Now, together with a strange woman of Tarzan’s kind, she lay bound in the tent of an Arab slave-trader, dreading her certain fate. Meanwhile, Tarzan was beset by a strange band of men who had invaded his land…led by a madman bent on evil subversion!
Classics Burroughs, Edgar Rice Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle & Tarzan and the Lost Empire    
TARZAN, LORD OF THE JUNGLE When slave traders and safari hunters invade Tarzan’s jungle kingdom, the mighty ape-man is caught up in a perilous quest for the lost Leopard City of Nimmr, a treasure land of amazing wealth. But Tarzan’s cunning enemies vow his destruction, and the fabulous metroplois in the Forbidden Valley holds its own horrors of medieval mortal combat. TARZAN AND THE LOST EMPIRE While searching for a missing scholar in the treacherous Wiramwazi Mountains, Tarzan is captured by an ancient tribe of the centuries-dead Roman Empire. In this dangerous throwback to Caesar’s brutal regime,
Classics Burroughs, Edgar Rice Tarzan Triumph    
Evil men had come to the land that belonged to Tarzan of the Apes, looting and killing as they moved. Patiently, the ape-man pursued them. But there was other evil. In a small valley of the Ghenzi Mountains, the last remnants of an ugly perverted people dwelled in what they called their faith. It was an ancient belief, one that had come with their ancestors from Rome nearly 2000 years before. Now they were wicked and many of them were insane. Now they had captured Lady Barbara Collis and meant to use her as a human sacrifice, unless Tarzan arrived in time!
Classics Capote, Truman Breakfast At Tiffany’s    
As Time Magazine (said) about Holly Golightly: She’s the hottest kitten ever to hit the typewriter keys of Truman Capote. She’s a cross between a grown-up Lolita and a teen-age Auntie Mame. A piquantly wacky ex-hillbilly who lives in Manhattan Upper East Side brownstone, she is a kind of expense account tramp…alone and a little afraid in a lot of beds she never made.”
Classics Carroll, Lewis Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking Glass Top 100  
Many a day we rowed together on that quiet stream…and many a faity tale had been extemporized. Yet none of these many tales got written down…until there came a day when, as it chanced, one of my little listeners petitioned that the tale might be written out for her. I distinctly remember how, in a desperate attempt to strike out some new line of fairy-lore, I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole without the least idea what was to happen afterwards.The author of these words was the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He names his heroine after the little girl who had asked him to write the story down,
Classics Cather, Willa My Antonia Top 100  
Against Nebraska’s panoramic landscape, Willa Cather re-creates the life of an immigrant girl who becomes, in the memories of narrator Jim Burden, the ideal of strong and resourceful womanhood. Alternating between realistic and lyrical modes, Cather integrates evocative descriptions of the western prairie, harsh criticism of small-town smugness, and the intriguing transformations of memory seekikng artistic embodiment.
Classics Chaucer, Geoffrey Canterbury Tales, The    
This series of stories has entertained readers for centuries, with its comic animal fables, moral allegories, miniature epics of courtly love, and rolicking erotic farces that bring fourteenth-century England to life on every page. The glorious varied stories, narrated by a group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, are peopled with saints, sinners, and ordinary mortals in a vivid panorama of the medieval world.
Classics Conrad, Joseph Heart of Darkness Top 100  
The story of the civilized, enlightened Mr. Kurtz who embarks on a harrowing night journey into the savage heart of Africa, only to find his dark and evil soul.
Classics Cooper, James Fenimore Last of the Mohicans, The    
It’s both a classis portrait of the American frontier, and a fascinating exploration of the friendship between two men at odds with their own people. In this exciting tale set during the French and Indian War, Hawkeye and his Mohican Indian friends agree…
Classics Cooper, James Fenimore Spy, The    
He was a mysterious stranger who, one day early in the American Revolution, found his way to a Virginia plantation and asked for lodging. Was he the simple peddler he claimed to be? Or a British agent in disguise? Or was he Gen. Washington’s personal emm…
Classics Dahl, Roald Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Top 100  
Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating. Veruca Salt, a spoiled rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger, Violet Beauregarde, a dim-0witted gum chewer with the fastest jaws around, Mike Teavee, a toy pistol toting gangster in training whose obsessed with television, and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life.
Classics de Cervantes y Saavedra, Miguel Don Quixote    
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Classics Defoe, Daniel Moll Flanders    
Moll’s full and adventurous life embraces a gamut of human depravities that range from prostitution and adultery to bigamy and incest. With purpose and zeal she raises herself from poverty to riches, from obscurity to notoriety–finally to expire, if not..
Classics Defoe, Daniel Robinson Crusoe    
Robinson Crusoe is stranded on an uninhabitated tropical island in the middle of the ocean. For many years he lives alone, building a home, exploring the island, and learning to survive. But then he sees a footprint. Someone else is there–on his island!
Classics Dickens, Charles David Copperfield    
Caught in the rich, teeming world created by Charles Dickens a host of unforgettable characters live in the pages of this immortal classic. Their terrors, wishes,, and dreams, their tears and laughter, endure forever in a superb master piece.
Classics Dickens, Charles Old Curiosity Shop, The    
In its day the death of ‘Boz’s Little Nelly’ drew tears from thousands who read it. Nearer our own time it prompted Oscar Wilde to remark that one must have a heart of stone to read it without laughing. Wilde’s judgement has prevaile, so far as Nell is concerned, yet it has given the book a reputation for morbid sentimentality that represents only a small part of the truth.
Classics Dickens, Charles Oliver Twist    
Dickens was no stranger to the pain of hunger and the degradation of poverty. He poured his own youthful experience of Victorian’s London unspeakable squalor into this realistic depiction of the link bewteen destitution and crime. Oliver escapes his…
Classics Dickens, Charles Our Mutual Friend    
Opening with a father and daughter scavenging for corpses on the Thames, the chilling tale unfolds around drownings, disguises and doubles, violence, murder, and triumphant love.
Classics Dickens, Charles Pickwick Papers, The    
…the characters of Mr Pickwick, Sam Weller and the whole Pickwickian crew and their adventures have entered the consciousness of all who love English literature in general and the works of Dickens in particular.
Classics Dickens, Charles Tale of Two Cities, A    
It was the time of the French Revolution, a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between the innocent and the guilty. Against the tumultuous historical backdrop, Dickens’ great story of unsurpassed adventure and courage unfolds. Unjustly imprisoned for eighteen years is the Bastille, Dr, Alexander Maette is reunited with his daughter Lucie and safely transported from France to England. It would seem that they could now take up the threads of their lives in peace.
Classics Dickens, Charles Tale of Two Cities, A    
It was the time of the French Revolution, a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between the innocent and the guilty. Against the tumultuous historical backdrop, Dickens’ great story of unsurpassed adventure and courage unfolds. Unjustly imprisoned for eighteen years is the Bastille, Dr, Alexander Maette is reunited with his daughter Lucie and safely transported from France to England. It would seem that they could now take up the threads of their lives in peace.
Classics Dickens, Charles Christmas Carol, A Top 100  
Ebenezer Scrooge has no use for Christmas. He feels it is a waste of money and time. He hates Christmas cheer, warm wishes, and the spirit of giving. He cares for no one, and no one cares for him. Scroodge is a miser, a cold and heartless old man. Until..
Classics Dickens, Charles Great Expectations Top 100  
In an overgrown churchyard, a grizzled convict springs upon an orphan boy named Pip. The convict terrifies Pip and threatens top kill him unless the boy helps further his escape. Later, Pip finds himself in a ruined garden where he meets the embittered…
Classics Dickens, Charles Hard Times Top 100  
In the overlapping worlds of Gradgrind’s schoolroom, Bounderby the humbug industrialist and Sissy Jupe of Sleary’s Circus, Dickens joyfully satirizes Utilitarianism, the self-help doctrines of Samuel Smiles and the mechanization of the mid-Victorian soul.
Classics Dostoevsky, Fyodor Double, The    
At once a comic masterpiece and a penetrating examination of a mental breakdown, The Double portrays Golyadkin, a petty government official convinced that his double—a man who looks just like him, works in his office, and bears the same name, but is otherwise superior to him in every aspect—is ruining his life. With keen psychological insight far ahead of its time, leading to wide misinterpretation among critics upon its first publication in 1846, Dostoevsky’s second novel is now recognized as one of his most important works and one that has inspired literally hundreds of imitation.
Classics Dostoevsky, Fyodor Idiot, The    
The chief idea of the novel is to portray the positively good man. There is nothing in the world more difficult to do, ans especially now. All writers, who have tried to portray the positively good man have always failed. The good is an ideal, but this ideal, both ours and that of civilized Europe, is still far from having been worked out. There is only one positively good man in the world. Christ.
Classics Dostoevsky, Fyodor House of the Dead, The PrisonEd  
The four years that Dostoyevskey spent in a Siberian prison camp were nastym brutish, and long, the most agonizing of his life. It is documentary detail—the convicts and their fascinating stories, the wooden plank bed that they slppe on, the cabbage soup swimming with cockroaches that they eat, is made all the more vivid by the controlled, oddly impersonal tone of the narrator. He, like the others, had stepped beyond himself to commit his crime. He found his strange family of convicts boastful, ugly, vain, cruel, and ludicrously obsessed with ourward appearances.
Classics Dostoevsky, Fyodor Brothers Karamazov, The Top 100  
A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and an exploration of erotic rivalry in a series of triangular love affairs involving the wicked and semtimental Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov and his three sons, the impulsi9ve and sensual Dmitri, the coldly rational Ivan, and the healthy, red-cheeked young novice Alyosha. Through the gripping events of their story, Dostoevsky portrays the whole of Russian life, its social and spiritual strivings, in what was both the golden age and a tragic turning pointy in Russian culture.
Classics Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Idiot, The    
Prince Myshkin is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power and sexual conquest than with the ideas of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful
Classics Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Crime and Punishment Top 100  
A desperate young man plans the perfect crime–the murder of a despicable pawnbeoker, an old woman no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such a crime, to transgress moral law–if it will ultimately ben
Classics Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Sherlock Holmes  
He’s rude, arrogant, cold, unfriendly, and easily bored. Nobody minds. Because he is a genius at solving mysteries. But to interest Holmes at all, the case must be impossible. Like the mysteries of; the blackmail scheme that might destroy a nation….
Classics Dumas, Alexandre Man in the Iron Mask, The    
It is the climax of his epic of chivalry and valour, and it  is here that Athos, Portos, Aramis, and their friend D’Artagnan, once invincible, meet their destinies. Combining l’action et l’amour, The Man in the Iron Mask is a hugely succesful historic
Classics Dumas, Alexandre Three Musketeers, The    
Giant Porthos; elegant Aramis; mysterious, haunted Athos: they are fearless, loyal and unstoppable. They’re also rogues, seducers and swindlers. Armed only with quick wits and a lightning sword, young D’Artagnan just wants to serve the King’s Musketeers..
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Giant Porthos; elegant Aramis; mysterious, haunted Athos: they are fearless, loyal and unstoppable. They’re also rogues, seducers and swindlers. Armed only with quick wits and a lightning sword, young D’Artagnan just wants to serve the King’s Musketeers..
Classics Dumas, Alexandre Red Sphinx, The Three Musketeers 03
The sequel to the Three Musketeers, continuing the stories of Cardinal Richelieu, Queen Anne, and King Louis XIII, and introduces a new charming hero, the Comte de Moret.
Classics Dumas, Alexandre Count of Monte Cristo, The Top 100  
Thrown into prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmund Dontes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Christo and he  becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.
Classics Dumas, Alexandre Count of Monte Cristo, The Top 100  
Thrown into prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmund Dontes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Christo and he  becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.
Classics Eckert, Allan W. Court-Martial of Daniel Boone, The    
1778. Boonesborough, KY. While to the north George Washington’s Continental Army was in deep trouble, so was American frontiersman Daniel Boon. In this desolate outpost in Indian-occupied territory he stood accussed of conspiring with the British and….
Classics Eliot, George Mill on the Floss Top 100  
Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence brings her into constant conflict with her family. As she reaches adulthood, the clash between their expectations and her desires is painfully played out as she finds herself torn between her relationships with three very different men.
Classics Eliot, George Silas Marner Top 100  
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Classics Ellison, Ralph Invisible Man    
The most impressive work of fiction by an American Negro which I have ever read… Mr. Ellison is a finished novelist who uses words with a great skill, who writes with poetic intensity and immense narrative drive… Invisble Man is tough, brutal and…
Classics Faulkner, William Absalom, Absalom    
The story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded pursuit of his grand design, to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830, which is ultimately destroyed along with Sutpin himself, by his own sons. A century later, the figure of Sutpen continues to haunt young Quentin Compson, who is obsessed with the legacy of Sutpen, and the Old South.
Classics Faulkner, William As I Lay Dying    
As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Told in the turns by each of the family members, including Addie herself, the novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.
Classics Faulkner, William Go Down Moses    
This is composd of seven interrelated stories, all of them set in Faulkner’s mythic Yoknapatawpha County. Form a variety of persoectives, Faulkner examines the complex, changing relationships between blacks and whitesm between man and nature, weaving a chesive novel rich in implication and insight.
Classics Faulkner, William Sound and the Fury, The    
One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, this book is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in American literature, Beautiful and rebellious Caddy, the manchild Benjy, haunted, neurotic Quentin, Jason the brutal cynic, and Dilsey, their black servant.
Classics Fitzgerald, F. Scott Beautiful and Damned, The    
The author’s second novel tracing the early course of a young marriage and presenting in the heroine, Gloria Gilbert, one of Fitzgerald’s most original creations.
Classics Fitzgerald, F. Scott Tender is the Night    
The story of an idealist, his doomed marriage, his corrosion and fall. A novel of increasing popularity and reputation, here in its original text.
Classics Fitzgerald, F. Scott This Side of Paradise    
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Classics Fitzgerald, F. Scott Great Gatsby, The Top 100  
Fitzgerald’s 3rd book stands as the supreme achievement of his career. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy, of lavish parties when gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession in the 1920s.
Classics Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary Top 100  
Unhappily married to a devoted, clumsy provincial doctor, Emma Bovary revolts against the ordinariness of her life by pursuing voluptuous dreams of ecstasy and love. But her sensuous and sentimental desires lead her only to suffering, corruption and…
Classics Forster, E.M. Howards End    
It’s a clear and vibrant portrait of life in Edwardian England, and the wonderful characters who inhabit the charming old country house in Hertfordshire called Howards End. This cozy house becomes the object of an inheritance dispute between the upright..
Classics Forster, E.M. Passage to India, A    
This classic account of the clash of cultures in British India after the turn of the century ironically reveals the menace lurking just under the surface of ordinary misunderstanding. Carefully crafted and beautifully written, this is a book not about…
Classics Galsworthy, John Fortsyte Saga, The Top 100  
Three nopvels which make of the Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the comercial upper-middle-class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920.
Classics Gaskell, Elizabeth North and South Top 100  
A crisis of conscience uproots a clergyman’s family from the pastoral beauty of the south, sending them to a dreary city in the industrial north. Margaret Hale is initially appalled by the unrefined town of Milton and its population of factory workers. But after befriending a local family, she develops a sense of sympathy for the struggles of the poor.
Classics George, Andrew Epic of Gilgamesh    
Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as far as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, predates Homer by many centuries. The story tells of Gilgamesh’s adventures with the wild man Enkidu, and his arduous journey to the ends of the earth in quest of the Babylonian Noah and the secret of immortality.Alongside its themes of family, friendship and the duties of kings, this story is, above all, about humanity’s eternal struggle with the fear of death.
Classics Gilbert, Henry Robin Hood    
Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time. In this beautifully illustrated edition, Henry Gilbert tells of the adventures of the Mery Men of Sherwood Forest – Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, Alan-a-Dale, as well as Maid Marian…
Classics Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von Faust: 1 & 2    
This is the best translation of ‘Faust’ that I have read. Printed on the right page, parallel with the German text on the left, it passes a simple test. One can turn from the German to the English without too much of a jolt. I could even, over stretches…
Classics Golding, William Lord of the Flies Top 100  
When Lord of the Flies appeared in 1954 it received unprecedented reviews foa first novel. Critics used such words as beautifully written, tragic and provocative, vivid and enthralling. This beautiful and desperate book completely convincing and often frightening. . . Its progress is magnifiscent… like a dizzy climax of terror… the terrible spell of this book
Classics Grahame, Kenneth Wind In The Willows, The Top 100  
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Classics Graves, Robert I, Claudius Top 100  
Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus lived from 10 B.C. to 54 A.D. Despised as a weakling and dismissed as an idiot because of his physical infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings that marked the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and the mad Caligula to become Emperor of Rome in 41 A.D.
Classics Grossmith, George Diary of a Nobody, The Top 100  
For more than a century this wonderfully comic portrayal of suburban life and values has remained in orint, a source of delight to generations of readers, and a major literary influence, much imitated but never equalled.
Classics Haggard, H. Rider King Solomon’s Mines    
The story begins when renowned safari hunter Allan Quatermain agrees to help Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good search for King Soloman’s legendary cache of diamonds. Eager to find out what is true, what is myth, and what is really buried in the darkness of the mines, the tireless adventurers delve into the Sahara’s treacherous Veil of Sand, where they stumble upon a mysterious lost tribe of African warriors. Finding themselves in a deadly peril from that country’s cruel king and evil sorceress who conspires behind his throne, the explorers escape, but what they seek could be the most savage trap of all, the forbidden, impenetrable, and spectacular King Soloman’s Mines.
Classics Hamilton, Edith Mythology    
High Adventure
The Gods, the Creation, and the earliest Heroes
Stories of Adventure
Heroes of the Trojan War
the Greatest families of Mythology
Classics Hammett, Dashiell Maltese Falcon, The    
A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade, a slightly shop worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics. A perfumed grifter named Joel Cairo, a fat man named Gutman, and Brigid O’Shaunessy, a beautiful and treacherous woman whose loyalties shift at the drop of a dime. These are the ingredients of Dashiell Hammet’s cooly glittering gem of detective fiction, a novel that has haunted two generations of readers.
Classics Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D’Urbervilles Top 100  
In Tess, victimized by lust, poverty, and hypocracy, Thomas Hardy created no standard Victorian heroine, but a woman whose intense vitality flares unforgettable against the bleak background of a dying rural society. Shaped by an acute sense of social injustice and by a vision of human fate cosmic in scope, her story is a singular blend of harsh realism and indelibly poignant beauty. The novel shocked ist Victorian audience with its honesty; it remains a triumph of literary art and a timeless commentary on the human condition.
Classics Hawthorne, Nathaniel House of the Seven Gables, The    
Cursed by a dead man before it was built, the Pyncheon mansion is a sullen, moldy hulk, fouled by centuries of corruption, rot and decay. Within, old hermit Hepzibah, whose grim face scares neighbors away, and half-mad brother Clifford, driven mindless from ancient fear and shame, fall into their own decay. Until a young cousin, Phoebe, suddenly comes to bring brightness and joy to the dark mansion, reviving the Pyncheons’ lives and fortunes. But another cousin, Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon, the incarnation of the family’s evil ancestor, believes the mansion holds a secret that can bring him vast wealth and power
Classics Hawthorne, Nathaniel Scarlet Letter, The Top 100  
They form an unforgettable triangle: the impulsive young woman, her cowardly lover, and her vengeful husband, consigned to work out their destiny in the chilling atmosphere of seventeenth-century Puritan New England. Melding Hawthorne’s rich psychological insight and his fascination with the past, this masterpiece of fiction is animated by his deep sympathetic involvement in the story of a courageous woman who lived through the purgatory that only an isoated struggling colony could havde created for a transgressor. The author’s passionate concern helped to establish this great classic as an eternaly current rebuke of all who would cast the first stone.
Classics Hemingway, Ernest In Our Time    
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Classics Hemingway, Ernest Islands in the Stream    
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Classics Hemingway, Ernest Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway, The    
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Classics Hemingway, Ernest Snows of Kilimanjaro and other Stories    
The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories cntains ten of Hemingway’s most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The fifth Column and The Frst Fourty-nine Stories, this collection includes The Killers, the first Hemingway’s mature stories to be accepted by an American periodical: the autobiographical Fathers and Sons, which alludes , for the first time in Hemmingway’s career, to his father’s suicide: The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, a brilliant fusion of perasonal observation, hearsay, and invention, wrote Hemingway’s biograoher, Carlos Baker:
Classics Hemingway, Ernest Sun Also Rises, The    
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Classics Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms    
The best American novel to emerge out of World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of n American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his love for a beautiful English nurse.
Classics Hemingway, Ernest Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway    
In this definitive collection of Ernest Hemingway’s short stories readers will delight in the author’s most beloved classics such as the Snows of Kilimanjaro, Hills Like White Elephants, and A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, and will discover seven new tales published for the first time in this collection.
Classics Hemingway, Ernest Snows of Kilimanjaro and other Stories    
The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories cntains ten of Hemingway’s most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The fifth Column and The Frst Fourty-nine Stories, this collection includes The Killers, the first Hemingway’s mature stories to be accepted by an American periodical: the autobiographical Fathers and Sons, which alludes , for the first time in Hemmingway’s career, to his father’s suicide: The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, a brilliant fusion of perasonal observation, hearsay, and invention, wrote Hemingway’s biograoher, Carlos Baker:
Classics Hemingway, Ernest Old Man and the Sea, The Top 100  
The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in language of great simpicityand power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal, a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirms his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel prize for literature
Classics Homer Iliad, The Top 100  
Probably written in the 9th century B.C. aand based on an actual historical event that occurred in the 13th century B.C. Homer’s Iliad is one of the great epic poems of the Western World. The poem essentially tells the story of a few days near the end of the ten-year-long Trojan war, detailing the destructive quarrel between the great war hero Achilles and King Agamemnon, the battle between Paris and Menalaus for Helen of Troy, the Greek assault on the city, the Trojan counter attacks, the intervention of the gods on the part of their favoraites on either side and numerous other incidents and events.
Classics Homer Odyssey, The Top 100  
In a world often far removed from the harsh reality of The Iliad, Homer tells of the return of the hero Odysseus from the Trojan War. Traditional Greek Folktales are skillfully interwoven with the original ideas to create an adventure story and a quest worthy of any medieval or modern writer. For Odysseuss’s journey is scarcely straightforward: he has to undergo the wrath of the sea-god Posiedon, fight monsters, overcome sexual distractions and th loss of his crew, only to find further trials to deal with when he finally reaches his native land of Ithaca.
Classics Hugo, Victor Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Classics  
Feared and hated by all, Quasimodo is looked after by Dom Claude Frollo, a stern, cold priest who ignores the poor hunchback in the face of his frequent public torture. But someone steps forward to help—the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, whose single act of kindness fills Quasimodo with love. Can the hunchback save the lovely gypsy from Frollo’s evil plan, or will they all perish in the shadows of Notre Dame? An epic tale of beauty and sadness, The Hunchback of Notre Dame portrays the sufferings of humanity with great compassion and power.
Classics Hugo, Victor Les Miserables PrisonEd  
Introducing one of the most famous characters inliterature, Jean Valjean, the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread. Takes the readeers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them into a battle between good and evil, and carries them onto the barricades during the uprising of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsrupassed in modern prose. Within his dramatic story are themes that capture the intellect and emotions: crime and punishment, the relentless persucution of Valjean by inspector Javert, the despreation of the prostitute Fantine,
Classics Hugo, Victor Les Miserables PrisonEd  
Introducing one of the most famous characters inliterature, Jean Valjean, the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread. Takes the readeers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them into a battle between good and evil, and carries them onto the barricades during the uprising of 1832 with a breathtaking realism that is unsrupassed in modern prose. Within his dramatic story are themes that capture the intellect and emotions: crime and punishment, the relentless persucution of Valjean by inspector Javert, the despreation of the prostitute Fantine,
Classics Irving, Washington Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip VanWinkle, The    
Ichabod Crane, the schoolmaster in the small village of Sleepy Hollow, is fascinated by a ghostly tale of the Headless Horseman. But then, one dark night, Ichabod is chased throught the woods by the phantom rider…
The memorable story of Rip Van Winkle is about a good natured, but lazy, man who sneaks away into the hills and falls asleep. When he awakens twenty years later, Rip finds that quite a few things have changed.
Classics Jancar, Barbara Philosophy of Aristotle, The    
Summarizes and comments on The Physics, The Metaphysics, The Ethics, The Politics, and The Poetics. Outlines Aristotle’s philosophic system and his method of approaching philosophic problems. Etc.
Classics Kipling, Rudyard Jungle Book, The    
He grew up with the cubs, though they, of course, were grown wolves almost before he was a child. And Father Wolf taught him his business, and the meaning of things in the jungle, till every rustle in the grass, every breath of the warm night air, every note of the owls above his head, every scratch of a bat’s claws as it roosted for awhile in a tree, and every splash of every little fish jumping in a pool meant just as much to him as the work of his office means to a business man.
Classics Lattimore, Richmond Iliad of Homer, The    
RICHMOND LATTIMORE was professor emeritus of Greek at Bryn Mawr College at thetime of his death in 1984. He was coeditor (with David Greene) of The Complete Greek Tragedies, translator of Greek Lyrics, and author of Poems from Three Decades, all published by the Univeristy of Chicago Press.
Classics Lee, Harper Go Set a Watchman To Kill a Mockingbird 02
Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six year old Jean Louise Finch-Scout- returns home from Newe York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town, and the people dearest to her. Memories of her childhood flood back to her and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt.
Classics Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird Top 100  
This book takes readers to the roots of human behavior to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. Etc.
Classics L’Engle, Madeleine Swiftly Tilting Planet, A    
Fifteen year old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Brazillo. They are not alone in there quest. Etc.
Classics L’Engle, Madeleine Troubling a Star    
After a year in New York City, Vicky Austin feels restless and totally out of place back home in rural Connecticut. Her time away, especially her friendship with Adam Eddington has changed her. When Adam’s great aunt Serena gives Vicky a trip to Antartica
Classics L’Engle, Madeleine Wrinkle in Time, A Top 100  
It is a dark and stormy night. Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother are in the kitchen for a midnight snack when a most disturbing visitor arrives. Wild nights are my glory, the unearthly stranger tells them. Etc.
Classics L’Engle, Madeleine A Wind In The Door Wrinkle in Time 02
A fantastic adventure story involving Meg Murry , her small brother Charles Wallace, and Calvin O;Keefe, the chief characters in A Wrinkle in Time. The seed from which the story grows is the rather ordinary situation of Charles Wallace’s having difficulty adapting to school. He is extremely bright, so much so that he gets punched around a lot for being different. He is also strangely, seriously ill. Determined to help Charles Wallace in school, Meg pays a visit to his principal, Mr. Jenkins, a dry, old man with whom Meg herself has had unfortunate runins.
Classics Leroux, Gaston Phantom of the Opera, The    
Filled with the color and theatrical spectacle of the Paris Opera House at the turn of the century and the ageless fascination of love transformed into murderous obsession, this classic work of mystery and suspense. Etc.
Classics London, Jack Call of the Wild and White Fang, The    
The call of the wild is the story of Buck, a dog stolen from his home and thrust into the merciless life of the Arctic north to endure hardship, bitter cold and the savage lawlessness of aman and beast. Etc.
Classics London, Jack Sea Wolf, The    
This powerful and gripping saga of Humphrey van Weydon, captured by a seal hunting ship and now an unwilling sailor under its dreaded captain, Wolf Larsen. The men who sailed with Larsen were treacherous outcasts, but the Captain himself was the legendary
Classics London, Jack To Build a Fire and Other Stories    
The most comprehensive and wide ranging collection of Jack London’s short stories available in paperback. This superb volume brings together twenty five of London’s best. Including a dozen of his great Klondike stories, vivid tales of the Far North, Etc.
Classics London, Jack White Fang    
Born in the wild to a half wolf mother and wolf father, White Fang grows up wary and smart. Eat or be eaten is the code of the north woods, and that’s all he knows. When food becomes scarce, White Fang is forced to befriend some humans to survive. Etc.
Classics London, Jack Call of the Wild, The Top 100  
Stolen from his home and family, a dog named Buck must quickly learn the harsh law of survival among the men and dogs of the gold crazed North. His intelligence, courage, and cunning transform him into a feared leader. Etc.
Classics Machiavelli, Niccolo Prince, The    
The Prince, apart from the ending, is written in a direct, unadorned, indeed apothegmatic style. The pithy judgments about fortune, initial impressions, virtue and vice, the aphorisms about war and cunning pleased an age which delighted in similar example
Classics Marlowe, Christopher Tamburlaine the Great    
Originally written in 1587-1588, the play is a milestone in Elizabethan public drama. It marks a turning away from the clumsy language and loose plotting of the earlier Tudor dramatists, and a new interest in fresh and vivid language, memorable action, and intellectual complexity.
Classics Marquez, Gabriel One Hundred Years of Solitude Top 100  
The story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women, brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul.
Classics Melville, Herman Billy Budd    
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Classics Melville, Herman Moby Dick Top 100  
Drawing upon personal experience, Melville portrayed seafearing life with a roaring vigor, and the violent story of Captain Ahab, who pursues the ferocious whale in a mad fury of revenge for the leg it had bitten off, is unsurpassed for narrative excitement. But the unique greatness of Moby Dick lies beneath these externals, in elegance of its allegorical construction. Here the white whale symbolizes the powerful forces of the natural universe, Captain Ahab, doomed to disaster, is an awesome, unforgettable embodiment of human will in futile opposition.
Classics Mitchell, Margaret Gone With the Wind Top 100  
The greatest love story of our time, the story of Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler… Margaret Mitchell’s monumetal epic of the South won a Pulitzer Prize, gave rise to the most popular motion picture of our time, and inspired a sequel that became the faste
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Tangled Web, A    
Over the years, no fewer than sixty Darks and sixty Penhallows have married each other, bugt not without their share of fighting and feuding. Now Aunt Becky, the eccentric old matriarch  of the extended clan, has bequeathed her most prized heirloom: a legendary drown jug. But not until one year hence will the legendary brown jug finally be settled.
In the year to come, much will happen to the Darks and the Penhallows. There is the beautiful Gay Penhallow, who cares only for love, but whose betrothal to the handsome Noel Gibsom is broken off when he leaves her for the sly and seductive Nan;
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Green Gables Anne Series, The 01
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert had planned to adopt a boy to help out around Green Gables farm. But waiting for Matthew at the train station is freckle-faced, red-headed Anne Shirley~a talkative 11-year-old orphan with a heart full of dreams and a desperate
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Avonlea Anne Series, The 02
We meet the mischevous orphan Anne Shirley transformed into a pretty young schoolteacher, all grown up (almost) and ready to face a whole new series of delightful adventures. Back in Avonlea, teaching at the same village school where she herself was taugh
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne of The Island Anne Series, The 03
Wishing couldn’t keep Anne of Green Gables from growing up. Anne’s whole world was changing~her childhood friends  marrying, Anne herself leaving the Island for 4 years of college. But as much as life changed, important things stayed the same~especially..
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Windy Poplars Anne Series, The 04
Anne had taken her first job away from Green Gables and soon discovered that her real work lay in dealing head-on with the proud Pringle family. But she quickly became the whole town’s champion and confidante, and would have appeared almost meddlesome~if
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne’s House of Dreams Anne Series, The 05
Anne’s own true love Gilbert was finally a doctor and now they no longer needed to live apart. They married quite simply and began life together in their own litle dream house where Anne met new neighbors,  made new friends, and solved new problems. But..
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Ingleside Anne Series, The 06
Anne, now a mother of five, presided over a happy, lively home. Mrs. Doctor for some fifteen years, Anne suddenly began to worry that perhaps her adored Gilbert no longer loved her. But how could he not? After all, she may have  been older, but she was…
Classics Montgomery, L.M. Rainbow Valley Anne Series, The 07
Anne’s wonderful, lively children found a special place all their own. Rainbow Valley was the perfect spot to play, to dream and to make the most unusual friends, like the Merediths. They were two girls and two boys who had no mother. What they did have..
Classics Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita Top 100  
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Classics Orczy, Baroness Emmuska Scarlet Pimpernel, The Classics  
It is 1792 and France is in the grip of a seething, bloody revolution. But in the hearts of the condemned nobility there remains one last vestige of hope: rescue by the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel. Renowned for both his unparalleled bravery and his clever d
Classics Orwell, George 1984 Top 100  
The year 1984 is finally upon us, and George Orwell’s prophetic, nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of Negative Utopia a startingly original and powerful novel that create
Classics Orwell, George Animal Farm Top 100  
A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned…
Classics Orwell, George 1984 Top 100  
The year 1984 is finally upon us, and George Orwell’s prophetic, nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of Negative Utopia a startingly original and powerful novel that create
Classics Paterson, Katherine Bridge To Terabithia Top 100  
All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year’s first school-yard race was run, he was going to win. But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl, one who didn’t even know enough to stay on the girls’ side of the playground. Then, unexpectedly, Jess finds himself sticking up for Leslie, for the girl who breaks rules and wins races. The friendship between the two grows as Jess guides the city girl through the pitfalls of life in their small rural town, and Leslie draws him into the world of imagination, a world of magic and ceremony called Terabithia.
Classics Plato Last Days of Socrates, The    
The trial and condemnation of Socrates, on charges of heresy and corrupting the minds of the young, forms one of the most tragic episodes in the history of Athens in decline. Plato chose to set the four works of this volume, despite different subjects.
Classics Poe, Edgar Allan Raven, The Top 100  
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Classics Puzo, Mario Godfather, The Top 100  
A searing portrayal of the Mafia underworld, this book introduces the readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and their powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor. The seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, the allegiance to family, thses are the themes that have resonated with millions of readers around the world.
Classics Rawls, Wilson Summer of the Monkeys    
The only thing on Jay Berry’s mind this day was a little game trail he was following deep in the heart of the bottoms. Then he came upon a most extraordinary sight. Rowdy had noticed it first, of course. A monkey–out in the middle of nowhere, staring righ
Classics Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows    
A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn, Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory were coming to them,
Classics Remarque, Erich All Quiet on the Western Front    
With searing attention to every small moment of terror and tyranny, of filth and meanness, of savagery and tenderness, of cowardess and grandeur, the author records the experiences of a group of bewildered young German soldiers fighting and suffering through barbaric chaos of those last desperate days of the first World War.
Classics Ripley, Alexandra Scarlett Gone with the Wind 02
Discover the thrilling continuation of America’s most beloved saga, the book whose initial publication was an instant sensation. The sequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind.
Classics Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de Little Prince, The Top 100  
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. Please askls the stranger, draw me a sheep. And the pilot realizes that when lofe’s events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper, And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the xecret of what is really im portant in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.
Classics Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye, The Top 100  
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Classics Sandars, N. K. Epic of Gilgamesh    
Miraculously preserved on clay tablets deciphered only in the last century, the cycle of poems colected around the character of Gilgamesh, the great king of Uruk, tells of his long and ardous journey to the Spring of Youth, of his encounters with monsters
Classics Scott, Sir Walter Lady of The Lake and Other Poems, The    
Walter Scott gave Scottish history life and immediacy by investing it with a romantic dimension. In the Lady of the Lake and Marmion he evokes the color and mystery of the highland past. He recreates fierce clan uprisings, breathless nocturnal chases. Etc
Classics Shakespeare, William Antony and Cleopatra    
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Classics Shakespeare, William As You Like It    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Coriolanus    
The New Penguin Shakespeare offers a complete edition of the plays and poems. Each volume has been newly prepared from the original text and includes an introduction, a list of further reading, a full and helpful commentary. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Henry IV Part One    
This edition represents a new and unique concept in the publishing of the plays of Shakespeare. Utilizing the definitive Globe text, prepared under the supervision of three editors, an outstanding Shakespearean scholar, Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Henry VI Part Two    
The New Penguin Shakespeare offers a complete edition of the plays and poems. Each volume has been newly prepared from the original texts and includes an introduction, a list of further readings. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Julius Caesar    
The Mediaeval view of man was generally not an exalted one. It saw him as more or less depraved, fallen from Grace as a result of Adam’s sin; and the things of this world as of little value in terms of his salvation. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William King Henry V    
The Mediaeval view of man was generally not an exalted one. It saw him as more or less depraved, fallen from Grace as a result of Adam’s sin; and the things of this world as of little value in terms of his salvation. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William King Lear    
Incorporating thirty eight volumes of Shakespeare’s work, this superb series is distinguished by its skilled and unobtrusive editing, under the scholarly and sensitive supervision of Alfred Harbage. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Measure for Measure    
The plot of Measure for Measure revolves around the difficulties that ensue when Duke Vincentio of Vienna retires, entrusting the responsibility of government to his puritanical deputy Angelo. By strict enforcement of the law, Angelo sentences to death,
Classics Shakespeare, William Merchant of Venice, The    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Midsummer Night’s Dream, A    
Completely re-edited, the New Folger Library edition of Shakespeare’s plays puts readers in touch with current ways of thinking about Shakespeare. Each freshly edited text is based directly on what the editors consider the best early printed version  of the play.
Classics Shakespeare, William Much Ado About Nothing    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Othello    
Special Introduction to the play by the editor, Alvin Kernan, Yale University. General discussion of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespear series.
Classics Shakespeare, William Richard II    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Richard III    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Taming of the Shrew, The    
In the Folger Shakespeare library in Washington, D.C., there is a little theatre built to provide a visual representation of a typical playhouse in Shakespeare’s day. Too small to be practicable for the modern performance of plays. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Tempest, The    
This joyous play and last comedy of Shakespeare’s career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies, Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Titus Andronicus, Timon of Athens, Coriolanus    
This, Shakespeare’s earliest tragedy, is also his bloodiest and most horror filled. A Roman general, to appease the spirit of his dead son, sacrifices the son of a captive Goth queen, and sets in motion a remoreseless cycle of revenge and counterrevenge.
Classics Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night    
The Mediaeval view of man was generally not an exalted one. It saw him as more or less depraved, fallen from Grace as a result of Adam’s sin; and the things of this world as of little value in terms of his salvation. Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Winter’s Tale, The    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Four Tragedies    
This edition of four of Shakespeare’s great tragedies [Romeo and Juliet – MacBeth – Julius Caesar – Hamlet] is designed for the enjoyment of the modern reader. The complete unaltered CAMBRIDGE TEXT is clear and understandable. The story of each play is summed up briefly by J. Walker McSpadden. A GLOSSARY at the end of the book explains all unusual words of terms. The casts of characters are illustrated by Louis Glanzman.
Classics Shakespeare, William Macbeth    
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Classics Shakespeare, William Henry VIII Classics  
This edition of Henry VIII is designed to make available a readable text of Shakespeare’s last history play. Written in collaboration with another playwright,  Henry VIII has been one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays in the theatre; its pageantry and its color have made it a favorite stage production in every age since its first performance.
Classics Shakespeare, William Hamlet Top 100  
Hanlet’s father, the king of Denmark, has been murdered. But by whom? A ghost appears who claims to be the dead king. The spirit accuses his own brother of killing him and taking his throne. Is the ghost’s accusation true? And what should Hamlet do, Etc.
Classics Shakespeare, William Romeo and Juliet Top 100  
She is only fourteen, he only a few years older. Their families are bitter enemies, sworn to hatred. Yet Romeo and Juliet meet and fall passionately in love. Defying their parents wishes, they are secretly married, but their brief happines is shattered,
Classics Shaw, Bernard Caesar and Cleopatra    
Mr. Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra has some very dramatic scenes. There can be no more exciting scene in the theater than the ironic one in which Caeser and Cleopatra, unaware of each other’s identity, meet in the desert beneath the shadow, Etc.
Classics Shelley, Mary Frankenstein Top 100  
The dull yellow eye opened. The creature breathed hard. Convulsively, it moved its arms and legs. So, after two years work, did Victor Frankenstein, a philosophy student, see the results of his fantastic laboratory experiment. He had discovered the secret
Classics Silverstein, Shel Giving Tree, The Top 100  
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Classics Solzhenitsyn, Alexander I. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich PrisonEd  
From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of slee, Ivan Denisovich endures. A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charged, sentenced to the waking nightmare of the Soviet work camps in Siberia. Even in the face of degradiong hatred, where life is reduced to a bowl of gruel and a reare cigarette, hope and dignity prevail. This powerful novel of fact is a scathing indictment of Communist tyranny, and an eloquent affirmation of the human spirit.
Classics Steinbeck, John East of Eden    
I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one, Humans are caught, in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too, in a net of good and evil, Etc.
Classics Steinbeck, John Long Valley, The    
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Classics Steinbeck, John Pearl, The    
Like his father and grandfather before him, Kino is a poor diver, gathering pearls from the Gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, Juana, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Etc.
Classics Steinbeck, John Red Pony, The    
The Red Pony is the story of a boy who dreamed great dreams, of the sorrel colt that was the focus of those dreams, of the land that nourished them, of the mountains that hid their fulfillment. Etc.
Classics Steinbeck, John Winter of Our Discontent, The    
Ethan Hawley, a descendant of proud New England sea captains, works as a clerk in the grocery store of an Italian immigrant. His wife is restless; his teenaged children are troubled and sdiscontent, hungry for the tantalizing material comforts, Etc.
Classics Steinbeck, John Cannery Row    
Dora, a great big woman with flaming orange hair and a taste for Nile green evening dresses, who keeps an honest one-price house. Hazel, whose mother was too tired to notice his sex, when she named him, and who didn’t pay enough attention in reform school to learn viciousness and criminality.
Classics Steinbeck, John Grapes of Wrath, The Top 100  
When John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath first appeared in 1939, it electrified an America still convalescing from the depression. Particularized in the story of the Joad family, the novel is not only a powerful dramatization of the forced migration, Etc
Classics Steinbeck, John Of Mice and Men Top 100  
Travelling across America in search of who you are, they do it on cycles, in cars, by bus or in the time honored tradition of foot and thumb. The wanderers of today may wear their hair long and speak a different jargon, Etc.
Classics Steinbeck, John Travels With Charley Top 100  
Accompanied only by a French poodle named Charley, he traveled the length and the breadth of the United States. He outfought a hurricane in New York and drank cognac in Maine with a family of migrant farm workers. Etc.
Classics Stevenson, Robert Louis Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories    
The story finds echoes in everyone: the chilling tale of the respectable Jekyll and his infernal alter ego, Mr Hyde, explores thepotential each person has for bestiality and evil. Etc.
Classics Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island    
Set in the eighteenth century, Treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters charged with diabolical intentions. See through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola, Etc.
Classics Stoker, Bram Dracula Top 100  
During a business visit Count Dracula’s castle in Transylvania, a young English solicitor finds himself at the center of a series of horrifying incidents. Jonathan Harker is attacked by three phantom women, observes the Count’s transformation from human,
Classics Stowe, Harriet Beecher Uncle Tom’s Cabin    
Eliza and her husband, George, who elude slave catchers and eventually flee a countr that condones slavery: Simon Legree, a brutal plantation owner; Little Eva, who suffers emotionally and physically from the suffering of slaves; and fun loving Topsy, Etc
Classics Swift, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels    
His first voyage is to the land of Lilliput, where the peopleare only six inches high. His second, by contrast, to the land  of Brobdingnag where the people are sixty feet high. Further adventures bring Gulliver to an island that floats in the sky, Etc.
Classics Thoreau, Henry David Walden    
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Classics Thoreau, Henry David Walden and Civil Disobedience    
Life, the irrepressible satisfaction with the gift of life, is the single theme of Thoreau’s writing, all of which is biographical, the reord of an aspiring soul’s exploration of reality. I require of every writer, Thoreau said in explaining the I; Etc.
Classics Thoreau, Henry David Walden and Other Writings    
The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best included in their entirety are Walden, his Indisputable masterpiecfe, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and life without principle. Etc.
Classics Tolstoy, Leo Death of Ivan Ilych, The – and other stories    
Chief among Tolstoy’s shorter works is The Death of Ivan Ilych, a masterful meditation on the act of dying. The first major fictional work published by Tolstoy after his mid-life psychological crisis, The Death of Ivan Ilych’ reflects the author’s struggle to find meaning in life. Tolstoy resolved his problem by developing a religious philosophy based on brotherly love, mutual support, and charity. These became the dominant moral principles in The Death of Ivan Ilych, an account of the spiritual conversion of a judge—an ordinary, unthinking, vulgar man—in the face of his terrible fear of death.
Classics Tolstoy, Leo Death of Ivan Ilych, The – and other stories    
Chief among Tolstoy’s shorter works is The Death of Ivan Ilych, a masterful meditation on the act of dying. The first major fictional work published by Tolstoy after his mid-life psychological crisis, The Death of Ivan Ilych’ reflects the author’s struggle to find meaning in life. Tolstoy resolved his problem by developing a religious philosophy based on brotherly love, mutual support, and charity. These became the dominant moral principles in The Death of Ivan Ilych, an account of the spiritual conversion of a judge—an ordinary, unthinking, vulgar man—in the face of his terrible fear of death.
Classics Tolstoy, Leo War and Peace Top 100  
The subject of the novel is the gigantic canvas of all life as revealed against the  monumental background of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. It is a teeming panorama of tsarist aristocrats and humble peasants, heroic battles, Etc.
Classics Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina Top 100  
Anna Karenina has beauty, social position, wealth, a husband, and an adored son, but her exixtence seems empty. When she meets the dashing officer Count Vronsky she rejects her marriage ans turns to him to fulfill her passionate nature, with devastating results.
Classics Tolstoy, Leo War and Peace Top 100  
The subject of the novel is the gigantic canvas of all life as revealed against the  monumental background of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. It is a teeming panorama of tsarist aristocrats and humble peasants, heroic battles, Etc.
Classics Traven, B. Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The    
The Mexican mountains that form the setting for the Treasure of the Sierra Madre are a mighty link in the great barrier range that stretches down the length of he Western Hemisphere from Alaska to Patagonia. For many years they divided Mexico into three,
Classics Twain, Mark Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, A    
Well, here I am! Surrounded by quests and chivalry and idiots in armor bashing other idiots in armor. Trapped in the 6th Century with Lancelot, Morgan Le Fay, Merlin, and the Round Table gang. Maybe it’s a dream come true; but in fact, the land of Arthur,
Classics Twain, Mark Letters From the Earth    
The high point of the book is the title section, which presents a series of letters supposedly written by Satan, reporting on a visit to the human race experiment, here Twain likes some of man’s most revered beliefs, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Life on the Mississippi    
It is at once an affectionate evocation of the vital river life in the steamboat era and a melancholy reminiscence of its passing after the Civil War, a priceless collection of humorous anecdotes and folktales, and a unique glimpse into Twain’s life, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Mysterious Stranger and other Stories, The    
The mysterious stranger, the celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, The facts Concering the recent carnival of Crime in Connecticut, The stole white Elephant, luck, The 1,000.000 Bank note, the man that corrupted Hadleyburg, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Prince and the Pauper, The    
This is a delightful satire of england’s romantic past adna joyful boyhood romp filled with the same tongue in cheek irony that sparked the best of Mark Twain’s tall tales. Two boys, one an urchin from London’s filthy lanes, the other a prince, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Pudd’nhead Wilson    
This brilliant masterpiece combines the intesity and suspense of a detective story with a scathing satire on the failings of human nature. Written in 1894, ten years after Huckleberry Finn, Twain’s greatest novel, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Roughing It    
In his youth Mark Twain found himself adrift as a tenderfoot in the Wild West, working as a civil servant, gold prospector, reporter, and traveling lecturer. Roughing It is the inimitable record , fact and impression, of those early years. Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn    
Sharing so much in background and character, these two stories, the best of Twain, indisputably belong together in one volume. Though originally written as adventure stories for young people, the vivid writing provides a profound commentary on provincipal
Classics Twain, Mark Roughing It    
In his youth Mark Twain found himself adrift as a tenderfoot in the Wild West, working as a civil servant, gold prospector, reporter, and traveling lecturer. Roughing It is the inimitable record , fact and impression, of those early years. Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Top 100  
Mark Twain’s story about a young boy and his journey down the Mississippi was the first great novel to speak in a truly American voice influencing subsequent generatins of writers, Etc.
Classics Twain, Mark Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Top 100  
Tom skips school and has some incredible adventures with his friends Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper, some real enough, others not quite. They go off and live like pirates on an island, are presumed dead, and return just in time for their own funeral. Etc
Classics Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea    
Desperately, the men cling to the giant hulk in the water. Suddenly its iron body begins to move, to sink! They’ll all be drowned. But a panel slides open and the terrified men are drawn inside, inside Captain Nemo’s fabulous submarine. Etc.
Classics Verne, Jules Around the World in 80 Days    
1875, Phileas Fogg challenges 19th century Earth, wagering his entire fortune that he can cross Europe, Arabia, India, China, Japan, and the untamed vastness of America, with no plans, no arrangements, and no air travel, in exactly eighty days. Etc.
Classics Verne, Jules Journey to the Center of the Earth    
Armed only with ancient directions from a medieval alchemist, Hardwigg, his nephew Harry and the Icelandic hunter, Hans, scale down an arctic volcano into a vast realm of mystery, beauty and peril. Any step can lead to endless mazes of eternal darkness,
Classics Virgil Aenid, The    
Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 B.C.) known as Virgil, was born near Mantua in the last days of the Roman Republic. In his comparatively short life he bacame the supreme poet of his age, whose Aeneid gave the Romans a great national epic equal to the Greeks’, celebrating their city’s origins and the creation of their empire.
Classics Von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Faust    
This is the best translation of ‘Faust’ that I have read. Printed on the right page, parallel with the German text on the left, it passes a simple test. One can turn from the German to the English without too much of a jolt. I could even, over stretches…
Classics Wells, H.G. First Men in the Moon, The    
Imagine a book written in the days of the horse and buggy, when airplanes were yet to be invented. Imagine a story about a man who devises a method of gravity resistance and applies it to the construction of a space ship powerful enough to go to the moon.
Classics Wells, H.G. Food of the Gods, The    
It all began with the research of two scientists, Mr Bensington and Professor Redwood, into the principles of growth in living matter. The fruit of their labors was a substance known by several names, the more academic was Herakleophorbia IV, Etc.
Classics Wells, H.G. In The Days of the Comet    
At first, the comet was just a tiny speck in the sky, people scarcely noticed it among the countless other specks. But swiftly, without a sound, the comet grew inevitably brighter, brighter than the brightest star. Etc.
Classics Wells, H.G. Invisible Man, The    
A minor scientist named Griffin finds a way to turn naked flesh invisible. Dreaming of power, of being able to go anywhere, of spying, stealing, and control, Griffin tries the poison formula on himself. And his Nightmare begins. Etc.
Classics Wells, H.G. Island of Dr. Moreau, The    
A young naturalist, Edward Prendick, is shipwrecked and finds himself stranded on a lonely island deep in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, The island is dominated totally by the sinister Dr. Moreau, once a famous London scientist, Etc.
Classics Wells, H.G. War of the Worlds, The    
At first they thought it was a falling star. Then it landed, and Things began to emerge: ugly, tentacled monsters that saw men, not as slaves, but as food. In days the country was occupied. Mankind was helpless against the Martians poison clouds, Etc.
Classics Wells, H.G. Time Machine, The Top 100  
I drew a breath, set my teeth, and went off with a thud. The night came, like the turning off  of a lamp, and in another moment came tomorrow. As I put on pace, night followed day like the flapping of a black wing. Etc.
Classics Whitman, Walt Civil War Poetry and Prose    
Walt Whitman experienced the agonies of the Civil War firsthand, working, in his forties, as a dedicated volunteer throughout the conflict in Washington’s overcrowded, understaffed military hospitals. Etc.
Classics Whitman, Walt Complete Poetry and Selected Prose    
Introduction: Fate has played a bad joke on Walt Whitman in decreeing that he be most popularly known by a poem which is not only among his weakest but also among his most uncharacteristic. Etc.
Classics Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass    
These are the incomparable poems of one of America’s greatest poets, an exuberant, passionate man who loved his country and wrote of it as no other has ever done. Singer, thinker, visionary and citizen extraordinary, this was Walt Whitman. Etc.
Classics Wilde, Oscar Picture of Dorian Gray, The    
A novel of a young man whose features, year after year, retain the same youthful appearance of innocent beauty, while the shame of his hidious vices becomes mirrored, year after year, on the features of his portrait. Etc.
Classics Wilder, Laura Ingalls Little House on the Prairie    
The Big Woods was getting too crowded. So Pa sold the little log house and built a covered wagon. They were moving to Indian country! They traveled all the way from Wisconsin to Oklahoma, and there Pa built the little house on the prairie. Etc.
Classics Woolf, Virginia Mrs. Dalloway Top 100  
Mrs. Dalloway is the portrait of a sibngle day in a woman’s life. Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last minute details of party preparation, fresh flower shopping, new dress buying, and festive room decorating. As she readies her house for friends and neighbors, memories flood her mind, and she is awash in the sensations of faraway times. Clarissa blissfully relieves her carefree youth and early loves, stoically witnesses the approach and retreat of war’s grinding realities, carefully reexamines the solid reasons behind her practical marriage, and hesitantly looks ahead to the unfamiliar work of growing old.
Classics Woolf, Virginia Orlando Top 100  
As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with colorful delights of Queen Elizabeth’s court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed. Orlando will witness the making of history form its edge, dressing in the flamboyant fashions of each day, following passing customs, and socializing with celebrated artists and writers.
Classics Woolf, Virginia To The Lighthouse Top 100  
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Classics Wyss, Johann Swiss Family Robinson, The    
Following a wild and raging storm, the Swiss family Robinson are stranded at sea. But the thundering waves have swept them off to a tropical island, where a new life awaits them. Etc.