The Underground Railroad

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad… Continue Reading Posted in: Afroamerikanische Historische Romane, Literary, Literature & Fiction

Blackout

Ist Fortschritt ein Rückschritt? - Die Welt, wie wir sie kennen, gibt es bald nicht mehr. Der Countdown läuft ...,… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Crime, Europe, Literature & Fiction, Political Thrillers (Books), Thriller & Mystery in German

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

When Lars Thorvald's wife, Cynthia, falls in love with wine--and a dashing sommelier--he's left to raise their baby, Eva, on… Continue Reading Posted in: Domestic Life, Family Life Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Mothers & Children Fiction

The Castle of Llyr

Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have… Continue Reading Posted in: Fantasy & Magic, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Island of Sea Women

An alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found here.A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times… Continue Reading Posted in: Asian American Literature & Fiction, Friendship, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Women's Friendship Fiction

The History of Bees

In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations… Continue Reading Posted in: Bees Diseases, Family Saga Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction

Lucifer’s Hammer

alternate cover for ISBN 0708813623The chances that Lucifer's Hammer would hit the earth head-on were one in a million. Then… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Comets Collisions With Earth, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction, Science Fiction Adventure

Echoes of Honor

For eight bloody years, the Star Kingdom of Manticore and its allies have taken the war to the vastly more… Continue Reading Posted in: Harrington, Honor (Fictitious Character), Literature & Fiction, Military Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Women Air Pilots

People Like Us

Kay Donovan may have skeletons in her closet, but the past is past, and she's reinvented herself entirely. Now she's… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Thrillers & Suspense

Starry Eyes

Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other.… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Romantic Comedy

The Song of the Lark

Perhaps Willa Cather's most autobiographical work, The Song of the Lark charts the story of a young woman's awakening as… Continue Reading Posted in: American Writers, Juvenile Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Musical Fiction

The Enchanted Castle

Gerald, James and Kathleen, discover an enchanted castle while exploring during the school holidays. The lake, groves and marble statues,… Continue Reading Posted in: Classics, Literature & Fiction

The Friend

Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found here, , A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and… Continue Reading Posted in: Animal Fiction (Books), Divorce, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Women's Friendship Fiction

Otherness

Sorry we couldn’t find a book description. Please use the goodreads and/or amazon links on the book page to read… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction, Science Fiction Anthologies, Short Stories, United States

Calamity

When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since… Continue Reading Posted in: Action & Adventure, Dystopian, Literature & Fiction

After the Night

FAITH DEVLIN: A poor, outcast child in Prescott, Louisiana, she'd always adored the town's golden boy from afar. But he… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Love Stories, Social Classes

Trust Exercise

Pulitzer Finalist Susan Choi's narrative-upending novel about what happens when a first love between high school students is interrupted by… Continue Reading Posted in: Coming of Age Fiction (Kindle Store), Contemporary Literary Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction

Joy in the Morning

Trapped in Steeple Bumpleigh, a lesser man than Bertie Wooster would have given way. Ex-fiancee Florence Cray is present, as… Continue Reading Posted in: Butlers, General Humorous Fiction, Humorous Stories, Literature & Fiction, Valets

The Red Badge of Courage

Henry Fleming has joined the Union army because of his romantic ideas of military life, but soon finds himself in… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret

Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don’t invite… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction, Poetry for Teens & Young Adults, Prejudice & Racism, Teen & Young Adult LGBT Romance

The Princess and Curdie

Princess Irene's great-grandmother has a testing task for Curdie. He will not go alone though, as she provides him with… Continue Reading Posted in: English Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Miners, Science Fiction

The Female Persuasion

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, comes an electric novel not just about who we want to… Continue Reading Posted in: Domestic Life, Literary, Literature & Fiction

Secrets for the Mad: Obsessions, Confessions, and Life Lessons

A collection of personal stories, lessons, song lyrics, and photos from the beloved British vlogger Dodie Clark, also known online… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction, Memoirs

Sorcerer to the Crown

Magic and mayhem collide with the British elite in this whimsical and sparkling debut.At his wit’s end, Zacharias Wythe, freed… Continue Reading Posted in: Action & Adventure Literary Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Literary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Romantic

The Love Interest

A thrilling YA debut about teen spies disguised as "love interests"--whoever gets the girl lives; but the one she rejects,… Continue Reading Posted in: Lgbt, LGBT Romance for Teens & Young Adults eBooks, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Dystopian, Teen & Young Adult LGBT Fiction

All Involved

A propulsive and ambitious novel as electrifying as The Wire, from a writer hailed as the West Coast's Richard Price—a… Continue Reading Posted in: Historical, Literature & Fiction, Political Fiction, Political Thrillers, Thrillers & Suspense

Michael Vey 4: Hunt for Jade Dragon

Michael and his friends must rescue a child prodigy as the thrilling action continues in this electrifying fourth installment of… Continue Reading Posted in: Friendship, Literature & Fiction, Social & Family Issues, Social Skills & School Life

Framed

Dylan is the only boy living in the tiny Welsh town of Manod. His parents run the Snowdonia Oasis Auto… Continue Reading Posted in: Abandoned Mines, Children's Art Books (Kindle Store), Children's Siblings Books (Kindle Store), Contemporary, Literature & Fiction

Every Exquisite Thing

Didn’t you ever just simply want to…stop?Star athlete and straight-A student Nanette O’Hare has played the role of dutiful daughter… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Carve the Mark

In a galaxy powered by the current, everyone has a gift., , Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction & Dystopian

News of the World

In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the… Continue Reading Posted in: British & Irish Literary Fiction, Historical Irish Fiction, Kiowa Indians, Literary, Literature & Fiction

Cashelmara

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century. Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary Literary Fiction, Domestic Fiction, English Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction

An Untamed State

Mireille Duval Jameson is living a fairy tale. The strong-willed youngest daughter of one of Haiti’s richest sons, she has… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction, Suspense Fiction

Imagine Me Gone

When Margaret's fiancé, John, is hospitalized for depression in 1960s London, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans… Continue Reading Posted in: Depression, LGBT Family Life Fiction, LGBT Literary Fiction (Books), Literary, Literature & Fiction, Mental

The Vintner’s Luck

An alternate cover of this ISBN can be found here."A week after midsummer, when the festival fires were cold, and… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Magic Realism (Literature), Napoleonic Wars (1800 1815), Social Life And Customs

Jeeves and the Tie That Binds

A Bertie and Jeeves classic, featuring the Junior Ganymede, a Market Snodsbury election, and the Observer crossword puzzle.Jeeves, who has… Continue Reading Posted in: English, Fiction In English, Humorous Stories, Literature & Fiction, Valets

Land’s End

Author: Anne D. LeClaire Sorry we couldn’t find a book description. Please use the goodreads and/or amazon links on the… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction

The Women in the Castle

Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they holdSet at the end of World War II, in a… Continue Reading Posted in: Family Life Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Military Historical Fiction, War

Girl Underwater

An adventurous debut novel that cross cuts between a competitive college swimmer’s harrowing days in the Rocky Mountains after a… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction, Romance

The Mote in God’s Eye

Writing separately, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle are responsible for a number of science fiction classics, such as the Hugo… Continue Reading Posted in: American Writers, Fiction In English, Life On Other Planets, Literature & Fiction, Military Science Fiction

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one… Continue Reading Posted in: Biographical, Biographical Historical Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, World War II Historical Fiction

The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured… Continue Reading Posted in: American Fiction Anthologies, Biographies & Memoirs, Essays (Books), Literary, Literature & Fiction

Manhattan Beach

Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction

Doctor Faustus: The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkuhn as Told by a Friend

Adrian Leverkühn is a young man destined for success. He is a composer – creative and brilliant, but he will… Continue Reading Posted in: German Literature, Literature & Fiction, Translations Into English

Hidden Bodies

THE RIVETING SEQUEL TO THE HIT BOOK YOU, NOW A NETFLIX SERIESIn the compulsively readable sequel to her widely acclaimed… Continue Reading Posted in: Crime, Literature & Fiction, Movie & Game Tie-In Fiction, Serial Killer Thrillers, Serial Killers, TV

I Capture the Castle

Through six turbulent months of 1934, 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain keeps a journal, filling three notebooks with sharply funny yet poignant… Continue Reading Posted in: Classics, Domestic Fiction, Literature & Fiction

Conflict of Honors

Sixteen-year-old Priscilla Delacroix was declared legally dead by her mother, High Priestess of the Goddess. Banished to survive on her… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Literature & Fiction, Revenge, Science Fiction, Space Opera Science Fiction

The Storyteller

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The Welcoming Committee

A twentieth-century Faust, musician turned wine merchant, Crawford Hollander has done well from his deal with the devil. Successful, charming,… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Revenge

Lost Roses

The runaway bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. This sweeping new novel, set a generation earlier and… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction, Women's Historical Fiction, World War I Historical Fiction

My Husband’s Wife

Til death us do part. When young lawyer Lily marries Ed, she’s determined to make a fresh start. To leave… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense

The Nix

A hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how… Continue Reading Posted in: Family Life, Literary, Literature & Fiction

The Book of Deacon

Sorry we couldn’t find a book description. Please use the goodreads and/or amazon links on the book page to read… Continue Reading Posted in: Fantasy Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Sword & Sorcery Fantasy eBooks, War Stories

Magic Rises

Atlanta is a city plagued by magical problems. Kate Daniels will fight to solve them—no matter the cost. Mercenary Kate… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Paranormal & Urban

The Music Shop

It is 1988. On a dead-end street in a run-down suburb there is a music shop that stands small and… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary British & Irish Literature, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Romance Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction

Small Great Things

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary Literature & Fiction, Family Saga, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Mothers & Children Fiction

Bandits

RO60077488. BANDITS. 1987. In-12. Broché. Bon état, Couv. convenable, Dos plié, Intérieur acceptable. 345 pages.. . . . Classification Dewey… Continue Reading Posted in: American Writers, City And Town Life, Fiction In English, Literature & Fiction

The Lost Plot

After being commissioned to find a rare book, Librarian Irene and her assistant, Kai, head to Prohibition-era New York and… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction, Time Travel

The Awakening: And Other Stories

Kate Chopin was one of the most individual and adventurous of nineteenth-century american writers, whose fiction explored new and often… Continue Reading Posted in: Bibliography, Coming of Age Fiction, Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Married Women

The Old Red Brick: A Remembrance

Fading Southern traditions, snarling family relationships, and startling sexual bewilderments told in a soft costal accent—and a ferocious sense of… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, LGBT Genre Fiction, Literature & Fiction

Barrayar

On opposing sides, Captain Cordelia Naismith and Admiral Lord Aral Vorkosigan marry and live in aristocratic splendor on his home… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Literature & Fiction, Miles (Fictitious Character), Military Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Vorkosigan

Blood Of The Fold (Sword of Truth)

In a fantasy world as rich and real as our own, Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell stand against the ancient… Continue Reading Posted in: American Fiction, Fantastic Fiction, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic

The Word Exchange

In the not-so-distant future, the forecasted “death of print” has become a reality. Bookstores, libraries, newspapers, and magazines are things of the… Continue Reading Posted in: Dystopian, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction

Equal of the Sun

Iran in 1576 is a place of wealth and dazzling beauty. But when the Shah dies without having named an… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction

Exit West

In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained… Continue Reading Posted in: Historical, Literary, Literary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Political Fiction

The Party

In this stunning and provocative domestic drama about a sweet sixteen birthday party that goes horribly awry, a wealthy family… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

For Stella Fortuna, death has always been a part of life. Stella’s childhood is full of strange, life-threatening incidents—moments where… Continue Reading Posted in: Historical Italian Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, World War II Historical Fiction

Everything Leads to You

A love letter to the craft and romance of film and fate in front of—and behind—the camera from the award-winning… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Hallucinating Foucault

An intricate and self-reflective novel about that most delicate of relationships--meaning the one between writers and readers. The narrator, an… Continue Reading Posted in: 1926 1984, Foucault, Literature & Fiction, Love Stories, Michel, Psychological Fiction

Panic

Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a dead-end town of 12,000 people in the middle of nowhere:… Continue Reading Posted in: Contemporary, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Peer Pressure, Teen & Young Adult Girls & Women Fiction

The Mind Game

When you think of game theory, do you think of chalk-dusty economists droning endlessly about the permutations of optimal outcomes… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Marketing Research, Suspense

Three Daughters

From the fertile hills of a tiny village near Jerusalem to the elegant townhouses of Georgetown, Three Daughters is a… Continue Reading Posted in: Literary, Literature & Fiction

House

A mind-bending supernatural thriller from the creators of 'This Present Darkness' and 'Saint.'Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker--two of the most… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, United States

Vicious

EmiliaThey say love and hate are the same feelings experienced under different circumstances, and it’s true. The man who comes… Continue Reading Posted in: Erotica, Literature & Fiction

America’s First Daughter

From her earliest days, Patsy Jefferson knows that though her father loves his family dearly, his devotion to his country… Continue Reading Posted in: Biographical, Contemporary, Literature & Fiction

A Boy Made of Blocks

Meet thirtysomething dad, AlexHe loves his wife Jody, but has forgotten how to show it. He loves his son Sam,… Continue Reading Posted in: American Literature, Coming of Age Fiction, Fathers And Sons, Literature & Fiction, United States

All Our Wrong Todays

You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Men

Moonglow

In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traveled to his mother’s… Continue Reading Posted in: Action & Adventure Literary Fiction, Contemporary Urban Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Urban Life

Inside the O’Briens

Joe O’Brien es un respetado oficial de policía de cuarenta y cuatro años que comienza a experimentar ataques de confusión… Continue Reading Posted in: Domestic Life, Family Life Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Medical Fiction

The Black Arrow

From the beloved author of Treasure Island,,Originally serialized in a periodical of boys' adventure fiction, The Black Arrow is a… Continue Reading Posted in: Historical Novels, Literature & Fiction, Roses. Wars, Wars Of The Roses: Great Britain: History

Brothers in Arms

In the wake of unexpected planetary peace and the disappearance of the Dendarii payroll, mercenary captain Miles Naismith attempts to… Continue Reading Posted in: Interplanetary Voyages, Literature & Fiction, Military Science Fiction, Prisoners Of War, United States

A Curious Beginning

London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Victorian, Women Sleuths

Dayhunter

A new day dawns blood red A master of fire, Mira is the last hope for the world. For centuries… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, Vampires

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

This is what we long for: the profound pleasure of being swept into vivid new worlds, worlds peopled by characters… Continue Reading Posted in: Australia & Oceania Literature, Historical, Historical Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction

The Summer Before the War

The bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand returns with a breathtaking novel of love and war that reaches far… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction Satire, Historical, Literary, Literary Fiction, Literature & Fiction

Third Time Lucky

Mia’s got everything a girl could possibly want. She’s a princess – and she’s got a boyfriend! But that’s where… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Children's Stories, Literature & Fiction, Mia (Fictitious Character), Princesses: Fiction, Teen & Young Adult Books

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

THE ONLY COMPLETE COLLECTION BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR In this definitive collection of Ernest Hemingway's short stories, readers will… Continue Reading Posted in: Classic American Literature, Literature & Fiction, Old Testament Criticism & Interpretation, Short Stories Anthologies

The Phantom of the Opera

When the new managers of the Paris Opera House ignore their predecessors' warnings about the hideous 'Opera ghost' stalking the… Continue Reading Posted in: $0.99 Classics, Composers, Fiction, General, Literature & Fiction, Musicals

Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Chapter Book Box Set

Now available in a handsome paperback box set for the first time, these four paperback chapter books of 'The Lion,… Continue Reading Posted in: Literature & Fiction, Movie, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult TV, Video Game Adaptations

Bluebeard’s Egg and Other Stories

A man finds himself surrounded by women who are becoming paler, more silent and literally smaller; a woman's intimate life… Continue Reading Posted in: Canadian, Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Love Stories, Single Authors Short Stories

Once Upon a River

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars… Continue Reading Posted in: Gothic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction

To Hell and Back

The pulse-pounding finale to Lilith Saintcrow's urban fantasy series featuring Dante Valentine.Dante Valentine has been through Hell. Literally. Her body… Continue Reading Posted in: Devil, Literature & Fiction, Magic, Paranormal & Urban Fantasy

Tuscan Rose

From an international bestselling author comes a richly woven tale of passion, longing, witchcraft, and magic set in Italy during… Continue Reading Posted in: Australia & Oceania Literature, Genre Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction, Literature & Fiction

To Kill a Kingdom

Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her… Continue Reading Posted in: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction

The Invention of Wings

Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the… Continue Reading Posted in: Afroamerikanische Historische Romane, Biographical Historical Fiction, Literary, Literature & Fiction, Slaves

Youth

Youth's narrator, a student in 1950s South Africa, has long been plotting an escape from his native country. Studying mathematics,… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Young Men

Hand of Isis

Against the rising power of Rome, Egypt is the last and strongest bastion of the Eastern Hellenistic kingdoms.,,Charmian is handmaiden… Continue Reading Posted in: 83 B.C.? 30 B.C, Antonius, Bibliography, Fantasy Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Marcus

The Incendiaries

Sorry we couldn’t find a book description. Please use the goodreads and/or amazon links on the book page to read… Continue Reading Posted in: Coming Of Age, Cultural Heritage Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction (Books), Literature & Fiction

The Ringworld Engineers

Ringworld: the most stunning artifact in known space, an articficial world with three million times Earth's surface area. Who built… Continue Reading Posted in: English Fiction, Hard Science Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction

Play Dirty

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown is back with a gripping story of obsession and its deadly consequences.,,After… Continue Reading Posted in: Crime Fiction, Ex Football Players, Literature & Fiction, Suspense Fiction