1984

1984Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our StarsDespite 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 complet

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The Book Thief

The Book ThiefLibrarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found here n nIt is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier, and will be busier still n nBy her brother s graveside, Liesel s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow I

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceAlternate cover edition of ISBN 9780679783268 n nSince its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language Jane Austen called this brilliant work her own darling child and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, as delightful a cr

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The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young GirlDiscovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank s remarkable diary has become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit n nIn 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and he

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The Great Gatsby

The Great GatsbyAlternate Cover Edition ISBN 0743273567 ISBN13 9780743273565 n nThe Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers The story is of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby

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The Alchemist

The AlchemistPaulo Coelho s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and soul stirring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780439554930 n nHarry Potter s life is miserable His parents are dead and he s stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself he s a

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate He is aided by the pierced and

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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot SeeAn alternate cover for this ISBN can be found here n nFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award winning Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of

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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the TrainAn alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found here n nRachel catches the same commuter train every morning She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens She s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses Jess and J

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the RyeThe hero narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy h

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Gone Girl

Gone GirlMarriage can be a real killer n nOn a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne s fifth wedding anniversary Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River

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The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)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 because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes h

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