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The Bracelet - Jennie Hansen
As a servant for the wealthy Lady Burton, Georgiana Fenwick is surprised when her mistress's son, Sydney, pursues her. To prove his love, he gives her a stunning bracelet but has a cruel plan for Georgiana and the bracelet. She flees and is helped by...[more]
From the Dust Returned: A Novel - Ray Bradbury
A collection of supernatural creatures gather at a family reunion and share their history and knowledge with their adopted boy, Timothy. From the winged Uncle Einar to the dream-traveler Cecy, each character has a fascinating story to tell.
The Chosen - Chaim Potok
Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders play against each other in a baseball game in which Reuven is injured by a ball hit by Danny. This incident leads to the boys friendship despite the fact that the boys come from two different Jewish sects.
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its orig...[more]

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its orig...[more]

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its orig...[more]

Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
When 17 year old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not completely human.
The Illustrated Man (Grand Master Editions) - Ray Bradbury

He was a riot of rockets and fountains and people, in such intricate detail and color that you could bear the voiced murmuring, small and muted, from the crowds that inhabited his body.

The Illustrated Man<...[more]
A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This is the story of John Carter who while exploring a cave loses consciousness and when he awakes he finds himself on the planet Mars.
A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This is the story of John Carter who while exploring a cave loses consciousness and when he awakes he finds himself on the planet Mars.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton i...[more]
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton i...[more]
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton i...[more]
The Road - Cormac Mccarthy
The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

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, an...[more]
The Road - Cormac Mccarthy
The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

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, an...[more]
The Road - Cormac Mccarthy
The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

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, an...[more]
The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This Townsend Library classic has been carefully edited to be more accessible to today's students. It includes a background note about the book, an author's biography, and a lively afterword. Acclaimed by educators nationwide, the Townsend Library is...[more]
Harry Potter and the Sorceror - J.K. Rowling
An eleven-year-old orphan named Harry Potter lives in Great Britain with his aunt, uncle, and cousin, who all treat him terribly. He learns that he is actually a wizard, and famous in the wizarding world that coexists with what we think of as the Re...[more]
Alliance - Gerald Lund
It's 18 years after the nuclear holocaust and the end of civilization, as we know it. Survivors are being relocated to a new society known as the Alliance. It seems like a dream come true for many of the new citizens. Crime, as well as harmful emoti...[more]
Alliance - Gerald Lund
It's 18 years after the nuclear holocaust and the end of civilization, as we know it. Survivors are being relocated to a new society known as the Alliance. It seems like a dream come true for many of the new citizens. Crime, as well as harmful emoti...[more]
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
"Sentimental, heartfelt….the exploration of Henry’s changing relationship with his family and with Keiko will keep most readers turning pages...A timely debut that not only reminds readers of a shameful episode in American history, but cautions u...[more]
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
"Sentimental, heartfelt….the exploration of Henry’s changing relationship with his family and with Keiko will keep most readers turning pages...A timely debut that not only reminds readers of a shameful episode in American history, but cautions u...[more]
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford
"Sentimental, heartfelt….the exploration of Henry’s changing relationship with his family and with Keiko will keep most readers turning pages...A timely debut that not only reminds readers of a shameful episode in American history, but cautions u...[more]
Marked - P. C. Cast
The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird's world, vampyres have always existed. In this first book in the series, Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergo...[more]
The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley
Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, is pleased with her new home. Life in Istan is certainly easy, but a voice in her ear whispers that the home of her heart is among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, who once wielded Gonturan, ...[more]
The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley
Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, is pleased with her new home. Life in Istan is certainly easy, but a voice in her ear whispers that the home of her heart is among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, who once wielded Gonturan, ...[more]
Anne of Green Gables (Puffin Classics) - L.M. Montgomery
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagina...[more]
Anne of Green Gables (Puffin Classics) - L.M. Montgomery
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagina...[more]
The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead ...[more]
Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
The second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. For in every corner of every room were phantoms of a time dead but not forgotten—a past devotedly...[more]
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 10) - Laurell K. Hamilton
In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.
Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 10) - Laurell K. Hamilton
In her tenth adventure, nothing can save vampire hunter Anita Blake from a twist of fate that draws her ever closer to the brink of humanity.
Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
Dr. Frankenstein creates a living man from cadavers. A story of the relationship between the inventor and his repulsive creation.
Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
Dr. Frankenstein creates a living man from cadavers. A story of the relationship between the inventor and his repulsive creation.
Princess of the Midnight Ball - Jessica Day George

Rose is one of twelve princesses forced to dance through the night in an underground palace. The key to breaking the spell lies in magic knitting needles, an invisibility cloak, and—of course—true love. Inspired by "The Twelve Dancing Pri...[more]

Skeleton Man - Tony Hillerman

In 1956, an airplane crash left the remains of 172 passengers scattered among the majestic cliffs of the Grand Canyon—including an arm attached to a briefcase containing a fortune in gems. Half a century later, one of the missing d...[more]

Above Suspicion - Betsy Brannon Green
Mary Grace O'Malley has inherited a bed and breakfast from a friend. John Wright, a love interest from years ago shows up and asks her help to solve a murder. Miss Eugenia Atkins and her friends arrive for a vacation, but when a guest ends up dead, ...[more]
Love After All - Michele Ashman Bell
Even though Danielle Camden knows that Todd Hardaway is the man of her parents' dreams, her heart feels empty. She meets the idealistic and attractive Carson Turner, and feels a flicker of something that might be love. Carson decision to go to med...[more]
Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms - Mark Whiteway
On the planet Kelanni, life is cheap.

With the aid of the fearsome "Keltar" enforcers,
in their flying cloaks, a ruthless invader is forcing the native people to mine
the colloquially named "lodestone" - a substance from anot...[more]
Most Peculiar Circumstance, A - Jen Turano
Delightful Blend of Love and Laughter
in Turano's Sophomore Novel

Miss Arabella Beckett has one driving passion: to help the downtrodden women of America. Naturally, she supports the women's suffrage movement and eagerly attends rallies a...[more]
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
This is a beautifully-designed new edition of the definitive "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Includes 12 complete short stories, comprising the best-known cases of the world's best-loved sleuth.
The Ox-Bow Incident (Modern Library Classics) - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Set in 1885, The Ox-Bow Incident is a searing and realistic portrait of frontier life and mob violence in the American West. First published in 1940, it focuses on the lynching of three innocent men and the tragedy that ensues when law and ord...[more]
Pygmy - Chuck Palahniuk
A gang of adolescent terrorists, a spelling bee, and a terrible plan masquerading as a science project: This is Operation Havoc.

Pygmy is one of a handful of young adults from a totalitarian state sent to the US disguised as exchange studen...[more]
India Kolling - Rajiv Ranjan
India Kolling a dream project of 5 London-based young Indian filmmakers who returned to their country India for their debut project. Love plays an important role in their life which conjured up 5 different exotic love stories but remains incomplete u...[more]
India Kolling - Rajiv Ranjan
India Kolling a dream project of 5 London-based young Indian filmmakers who returned to their country India for their debut project. Love plays an important role in their life which conjured up 5 different exotic love stories but remains incomplete u...[more]
India Kolling - Rajiv Ranjan
India Kolling a dream project of 5 London-based young Indian filmmakers who returned to their country India for their debut project. Love plays an important role in their life which conjured up 5 different exotic love stories but remains incomplete u...[more]
India Kolling - Rajiv Ranjan
India Kolling a dream project of 5 London-based young Indian filmmakers who returned to their country India for their debut project. Love plays an important role in their life which conjured up 5 different exotic love stories but remains incomplete u...[more]
Colonel Brandon - Amanda Grange
A vibrant retelling of Sense and Sensibility, Grange's sweeping epic breathes new life into another of Austen's best-loved novels.

At the age of eighteen, James Brandon's world is shattered when the girl he loves, Eliza, is...[more]
Dear Irene,: An Irene kelly Novel (Irene Kelly Mysteries) - Jan Burke
When a strange letter signed "Thanatos" -- the ancient Greek name for death -- lands on Irene Kelly's desk, the intrepid reporter doesn't think much of it; she gets crazy mail all the time. A less cryptic message is sent when a body turns up the next...[more]
Too Many Cooks - Rex Stout
The guest at a gathering of the greatest chefs in the world, Nero Wolfe must practice his own trade--sleuthing--when he discovers that a murderer is in their midst. Reissue. NYT.
And Be a Villain - Rex Stout
Radio talk show host Madeline Fraser's worst nightmare comes true when one of her on-air guests collapses at the mike after drinking a glass of the sponsor's beverage.
Monster - Walter Dean Myers

This New York Times bestselling novel and National Book Award nominee from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imag...[more]

Heat Wave - Richard Castle

A New York real estate tycoon plunges to his death on a Manhattan sidewalk. A trophy wife with a past survives a narrow escape from a brazen attack. Mobsters and moguls with no shortage of reasons to kill trot out their alibis. And then, in the su...[more]

The Juvie Three - Gordon Korman
Gecko, Terence, and Ajay are serving time in juvenile detention centers until they get a second chance. Douglas Healy, a former juvenile delinquent himself, takes them into his halfway house, hoping to make a difference in their lives. One night ther...[more]
The Shard of Fire (The Chronicles of Gilgamesh Row) - K.J. Parker
This is a story of myth and magic. A story set in wild mountains, high and steep, where snowfall hides secrets best forgotten, and a boy, who didn't know any better discoveries a destiny he never wanted. But fate is a fickle thing, and for Gilgamesh ...[more]
 
Night Light (Restoration Series #2) By Terri Blackstock - -Author-
 
The Shack Paperback - William P. Young
Mackenzie Allen Philips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his G...[more]
 
Waters Of Change: Gwendolyn Falling - Amy Suzanne Astorga
Life at the surface isnt a decision that can be made. Its something you have to be chosen to receive. What mermaids lack that humans possess, isn't legs. Its a soul.

Gwendolyn Hart stands on the cusp of change. With high schools gradua...[more]

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