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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 ...[more]
Second Glance: A Novel - Jodi Picoult

Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town o...[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...[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...[more]
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]

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]
Perfect Match: A Novel - Jodi Picoult

What does it mean to be a good mother?
How far would you go in the name of love -- and justice?

Perfect Match

In the course of her everyday work, career-driven assistant district attorney Nina Frost prosecutes child ...[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 c...[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 c...[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 c...[more]
A Motion For Innocence...And Justice for All? - Shaun Webb
Sean and Nikki West are trusted and longtime employees at St. Pauly Parish in Black Pond Township. Little did they know that their lives were about to change. Sean meets the janitorial team responsible for the cleaning of the school buildi...[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]
Home to Holly Springs - Jan Karon
For the first time in decades, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in response to a mysterious, unsigned note saying simply: "Come home." A story of long-buried secrets, forgiveness, and the wonder of discovering new peo...[more]
Home to Holly Springs - Jan Karon
For the first time in decades, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in response to a mysterious, unsigned note saying simply: "Come home." A story of long-buried secrets, forgiveness, and the wonder of discovering new peo...[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]
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons - Lorna Landvik
The women of Freesia Court are convinced that there is nothing good coffee, delectable desserts, and a strong shoulder can’t fix. Laughter is the glue that holds them together—the foundation of a book group they call AHEB (Angry Housewi...[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]

Defending Jacob: A Novel - William Landay
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a sho...[more]
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
THE SCARLET LETTER is considered Nathaniel Hawthorne's most famous novel-and the first quintessentially American novel in style, theme, and language.
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
THE SCARLET LETTER is considered Nathaniel Hawthorne's most famous novel-and the first quintessentially American novel in style, theme, and language.
Earth Awakens (The First Formic War) - Orson Scott Card

The story of The First Formic War continues in Earth Awakens.

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Nearly 100 years before the events of Orson Scott Card�s bestselling novel Ender�s Game, humans were just beginning to step off Earth and...[more]

The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris - Leon Garfield
An experiment to see if a wolf will adopt an abandoned baby turns into a desperate situation for two schoolboys in early nineteenth-century England when the child is recovered by well-meaning passersby.
The Last Child - John Hart

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel

John Hart's New York Times bestselling debut, The King of Lies, announced the arrival of a major talent. With Down River, he surpassed his earli...[more]

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]
Pies & Prejudice (Mother Daughter Book Club) - Heather Vogel Frederick
Right before the start of their freshman year, Emma's family unexpectedly moves to England. The book club is stunned, but thanks to videoconferencing, they can keep the club alive. They decide to tackle Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a particular...[more]
Earth Afire (The First Formic War) - Orson Scott Card

One hundred�years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War.

Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely.�Not soon enough to c...[more]

The Return of the Native - Thomas Hardy
In Hardy's The Return of the Native, Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for "music, poetry, passion, war." She marries Clym Yeobright, a native of the heath, but his idealism frustrates ...[more]
The Jane Austen Book Club - Karen Joy Fowler
Six people -- five women and one man -- read through Jane Austen's novels and get to know one another better.
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]
The Four Corners of the Sky: A Novel - Michael Malone

In small towns between the North Carolina Piedmont and the coast the best scenery is often in the sky. On flat sweeps of red clay and scrub pine the days move monotonously, safely, but above, in the blink of an eye, dangerous clouds can boil out o...[more]

 
A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect...[more]
 
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]

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