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The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin
Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best ...[more]
Rocket Boys - Homer H. Hickam
The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir—a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother's love and a father's fear...[more]
Rocket Boys - Homer H. Hickam
The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir—a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother's love and a father's fear...[more]
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
After spending the first 16 years in India as the son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel and his family emigrate to Canada. During the voyage the ship sinks and Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with various wild animals including a Bengal tiger.
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
After spending the first 16 years in India as the son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel and his family emigrate to Canada. During the voyage the ship sinks and Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with various wild animals including a Bengal tiger.
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
After spending the first 16 years in India as the son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel and his family emigrate to Canada. During the voyage the ship sinks and Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with various wild animals including a Bengal tiger.
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
After spending the first 16 years in India as the son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel and his family emigrate to Canada. During the voyage the ship sinks and Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with various wild animals including a Bengal tiger.
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
After spending the first 16 years in India as the son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel and his family emigrate to Canada. During the voyage the ship sinks and Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with various wild animals including a Bengal tiger.
Magnificent Obsession - Lloyd C. Douglas
When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path. Merrick embarks on a course of anonymous philanthropy, inspired by reading the doctor's priv...[more]
Magnificent Obsession - Lloyd C. Douglas
When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path. Merrick embarks on a course of anonymous philanthropy, inspired by reading the doctor's priv...[more]
Magnificent Obsession - Lloyd C. Douglas
When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path. Merrick embarks on a course of anonymous philanthropy, inspired by reading the doctor's priv...[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]

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]

The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeete...[more]
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeete...[more]
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeete...[more]
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeete...[more]
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeete...[more]
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusia...[more]
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusia...[more]
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusia...[more]
Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
Set in Victorian London, this is a tale of a spirited young innocent's unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Masterminded by the loathsome Fagin, the underworld crew features some of Dickens' most memorable charac...[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 Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselve...[more]
The Last Dragonlord (Earthlight) - Joanne Bertin
Sweeping readers along at a breakneck speed with breathtaking imagery and effortlessly readable prose, Ms. Bertin has created a thrilling new mythos, fresh in conception and filled with the joy of discovery, scope and enchanting to read, with charact...[more]
Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy) - Ken Follett
Ken Follett's World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep, beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Fall of Giants is his magnificent new historical epic. The first novel in The Century Tr...[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]
Matched - Ally Condie
A New York Times bestseller!

Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia k...[more]

Night World - L.J. Smith

Vampires, werewolves, witches, shapeshifters -- they live among us without our knowledge. Night World is their secret society, a secret society with very strict rules. And falling in love breaks all the laws of the Night World.[more]

The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1) - Patrick Rothfuss
The New York Times bestselling novel.

This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling pl...[more]
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1) - Patrick Rothfuss
The New York Times bestselling novel.

This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling pl...[more]
The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton
A heroic story of friendship and belonging.

Ponyboy can count on his brothers. And on his friends. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up “greasers” like Pony...[more]
The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton
A heroic story of friendship and belonging.

Ponyboy can count on his brothers. And on his friends. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up “greasers” like Pony...[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]
Anathem - Neal Stephenson

Anathem, the latest invention by the New York Times bestselling author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle, is a magnificent creation: a work of great scope, intelligence, and imagination that ushers readers into a ...[more]

These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901: Arizona Territories [THESE IS MY WORDS] -
Ripple Effect (Time Thriller Trilogy, Book 1) (Bk. 1) - Paul McCusker
The Time Thriller Trilogy delivers gripping, fast-paced mystery that intrigues and captivates through hours, seconds, and centuries. A long history of strange disappearances and unexplainable occurrences leave clues that the town of Fawlt Line may ac...[more]
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The timely and critically acclaimed debut novel that's becoming a word-of-mouth phenomenon...
A Long Fatal Love Chase - Louisa May Alcott
Rosamond Vivian, is a young girl who desperately wants to get away from her lonely island home. Phillip Tempest comes into her life and takes her away to see the world. She soon finds out, however, that things are not as they seem. She runs away f...[more]
Burned - Ellen Hopkins
Raised in a religious -- yet abusive -- family, Pattyn Von Stratten starts asking questions -- about God, a woman's role, sex, love. She experiences the first stirrings of passion, but when her father catches her in a compromising position, events sp...[more]
The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
From the internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, an unforgettable new novel that transports the reader from the back alleys of poverty of pre-World War I London to the shores of colonial Australia where so m...[more]
The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
From the internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, an unforgettable new novel that transports the reader from the back alleys of poverty of pre-World War I London to the shores of colonial Australia where so m...[more]
Walking Up a Rainbow - Theodore Taylor
Orphaned at fourteen, Susan Carlisle is suddenly
the owner of her parents' beautiful Iowa home,
two thousand sheep . . . and a huge debt that puts her
at the mercy of a scoundrel determined to take it
all the away. With barely a moment o...[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 Beekeeper's Apprentice - Laurie R. King
In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an int...[more]
The Wise Man's Fear (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 2) - Patrick Rothfuss
My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than mos...[more]
Jane Austen Ruined My Life - Beth Pattillo
English professor Emma Grant has always done everything just the way her minister father told her she should -- a respectable marriage, a teaching job at a good college, and plans for the requisite two children. Life was prodigiously good, as her fav...[more]
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need fr...[more]

The Fires of Heaven: Book Five of 'The Wheel of Time' - Robert Jordan
In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world:

...Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'T...[more]
Eragon (Inheritance Trilogy) -
Eragon, a young orphan raised on his uncle's farm, finds a dragon egg in the forest. It hatches, which means Eragon is now a Dragon Rider and chosen to confront evil Galbatorix, who rules the land ruthlessly and undeservedly. With the help of local...[more]
Eragon (Inheritance Trilogy) -
Eragon, a young orphan raised on his uncle's farm, finds a dragon egg in the forest. It hatches, which means Eragon is now a Dragon Rider and chosen to confront evil Galbatorix, who rules the land ruthlessly and undeservedly. With the help of local...[more]
A Patchwork Planet - Anne Tyler
Barnaby Gaitlin is a 30-year old misfit who comes to understand himself better through the relationships he has with family, co-workers and women.
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens's own life. Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innoce...[more]
Princess Academy - Shannon Hale
Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince...[more]
A Long Way Down - Nick Hornby
The exhilarating New York Times bestseller from the author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and How to Be Good.
The Glass Castle [1st]-(Hardcover)- - Jeannette (Author); Walls
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping ...[more]
Anne of Avonlea - L. M. Montgomery
Avonlea is the prettiest little town on Prince Edward Island, which is the prettiest little island in all of Canada. Anne had come here as an orphan--a skinny redhead showing up on the steps of Green Gables with a shabby suitcase and a heart full of ...[more]
The Black Arrow - Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of adventure and romance is set amid the shifting alliances of England's Wars of the roses. A vivid depiction of fifteenth-century conflicts, The Black Arrow is yet timeless in its portrayal of the suffering that war inf...[more]
Ophelia - Lisa Klein
In this re-imagining of Shakespeare�s famous tragedy, it is Ophelia who takes center stage. A rowdy, motherless girl, she grows up at Elsinore Castle to become the queen�s most trusted lady-in-waiting.� She catches the attention of th...[more]
Brisingr - Christopher Paolini
Eragon the DragonRider and the other members of the rebel army continue fighting the armies of Galbatorix. Eragon receives some much-needed training and learns something surprising about his heritage.
The Age of Miracles - Karen Thompson Walker
'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different - unimagined, unprepared for, unknown...' What if our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours, until day becomes night and nig...[more]
WWW: Watch - Robert J. Sawyer
Award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer continues his "wildly though- provoking" science fiction saga of a sentient World Wide Web.

Webmind is an emerging consciousness that has befriended Caitlin Decter and grown eager to learn about...[more]
My Hands Came Away Red - Lisa McKay

Cori signs up to take a mission trip to Indonesia during the summer after her senior year of high school.�Inspired by happy visions of building churches and seeing beautiful beaches, she gladly escapes her complicated love life back home...[more]

This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (Apprenticeship of Victor Frnkenstein) - Kenneth Oppel
Bravery, danger, and intense passion. How does obsession begin?

Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures...[more]

The Cosmic Express - Jack Williamson
An author and his wife decide to give up modern civilization for the real life.
Wanderlust Creek and Other Stories - Elisabeth Grace Foley
From the author of "The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories" come six more short stories exploring the joys, heartaches and laughter of life against the backdrop of the Old West. In �Single-Handed,� a gunfighter�s courage comes in doubt when he r...[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]
 
 
Project ELE (Volume 1) - Rebecca Gober
From the authors of the best selling Night Marchers Series, comes an all new apocalyptic series with a paranormal twist that is enjoyable for all ages.

Millions have already died, and thousands more ar...[more]

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