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This first book in Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley Theo James and Kate Winslet This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series Divergent and its sequels Insurgent and Allegiant are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage self-sacrifice and love Fans of the Divergent movie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film all told in beautiful rich language One choice can transform you Beatrice Prior s society is divided into five factions Candor the honest Abnegation the selfless Dauntless the brave Amity the peaceful and Erudite the intelligent Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions Her choice will shock her community and herself But the newly christened Tris also has a secret one she s determined to keep hidden because in this world what makes you different makes you dangerous Supports the Common Core State Standards
What if your whole world was a lie What if a single revelation like a single choice changed everything What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent
One choice can transform you or it can destroy you But every choice has consequences and as unrest surges in the factions all around her Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness identity and loyalty politics and love Tris s initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction instead the day ended with unspeakable horrors War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows And in times of war sides must be chosen secrets will emerge and choices will become even more irrevocable and even more powerful Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt radical new discoveries and shifting relationships Tris must fully embrace her Divergence even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth s much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story rich with hallmark twists heartbreaks romance and powerful insights about human nature
The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction --Stephen King The New York Times Book ReviewTheo Decker a 13-year-old New Yorker miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother Abandoned by his father Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue disturbed by schoolmates who don t know how to talk to him and tormented above all by his longing for his mother he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her a small mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art As an adult Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works He is alienated and in love-and at the center of a narrowing ever more dangerous circle THE GOLDFINCH is a mesmerizing tell-all-your-friends triumph hailed by Stephen King as a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind New York Times Book Review
Four years after his 1 bestseller The Big Short Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U S stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that post financial crisis the markets have become not more free but less and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks Working at different firms they come to this realization separately but after they discover one another the flash boys band together and set out to reform the financial markets This they do by creating an exchange in which high-frequency trading source of the most intractable problems will have no advantage whatsoever The characters in Flash Boys are fabulous each completely different from what you think of when you think Wall Street guy Several have walked away from jobs in the financial sector that paid them millions of dollars a year From their new vantage point they investigate the big banks the world s stock exchanges and high-frequency trading firms as they have never been investigated and expose the many strange new ways that Wall Street generates profits The light that Lewis shines into the darkest corners of the... financial world may not be good for your blood pressure because if you have any contact with the market even a retirement account this story is happening to you But in the end Flash Boys is an uplifting read Here are people who have somehow preserved a moral sense in an environment where you don t get paid for that they have perceived an institutionalized injustice and are willing to go to war to fix it more
All three books in the 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy are available together for the first time Perfect for gift givers collectors and fans new to the series the collection includes Divergent Insurgent and Allegiant as well as bonus content a 48-page guide to the series including Faction Manifestos a Faction Quiz and Results a Q A with Veronica Roth playlists discussion questions series inspirations and much more Divergent One choice can transform you Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling debut is a gripping dystopian tale of electrifying choices powerful consequences unexpected romance and a deeply flawed perfect society Insurgent One choice can destroy you Veronica Roth s second 1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride As war surges in the factions all around her Tris attempts to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness identity and loyalty politics and love Allegiant The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben a heart-pounding thriller about the ties we have to our past and the lies that bind us together It s a profile like all the others on the online dating site But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture she feels her whole world explode as emotions she s ignored for decades come crashing down on her Staring back at her is her ex-fianc Jeff the man who shattered her heart and who she hasn t seen in 18 years Kat feels a spark wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her But when she reaches out to the man in the profile her reawakened hope quickly darkens into suspicion and then terror as an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light in which monsters prey upon the most vulnerable As the body count mounts and Kat s hope for a second chance with Jeff grows more and more elusive she is consumed by an investigation that challenges her feelings about everyone she ever loved her former fianc her mother and even her father whose cruel murder so long ago has never been fully explained With lives on the line including her own Kat must venture deeper into the darkness than she ever has before and discover if she has... the strength to survive what she finds there more
Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture TIME Magazine s 1 Fiction Book of 2012 The Fault in Our Stars is a love story one of the most genuine and moving ones in recent American fiction but it s also an existential tragedy of tremendous intelligence and courage and sadness Lev Grossman TIME Magazine Despite 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 completely rewritten Insightful bold irreverent and raw The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet brilliantly exploring the funny thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we re drawn to the family we learn to cherish and the people we long to love Book Two of The Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Shadow Spell With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood falconer Connor O Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home It s where his sister Branna lives and works where his cousin Iona has found true love and where his childhood friends form a circle that can t be broken A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape by a long-awaited kiss Meara Quinn is Branna s best friend a sister in all but blood Her and Connor s paths cross almost daily as Connor takes tourists on hawk walks and Meara guides them on horseback across the lush countryside She has the eyes of a gypsy and the body of a goddess things Connor has always taken for granted until his brush with death propels them into a quick hot tangle Plenty of women have found their way to Connor s bed but none to his heart until now Frustratingly Meara is okay with just the heat afraid to lose herself and their friendship to something more But soon Connor will see the full force and fury of what runs in his blood And he will need his family and friends around... him when his past rolls in like the fog threatening an end to all he loves Don t miss Book One in the Cousins O Dwyer Trilogy Dark Witch And the final book in the trilogy Blood Magick This Book Is Bound with Deckle Edge Paper Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges Deckle edge is an ornamental feature designed to set certain titles apart from books with machine-cut pages more
The 1 New York Times Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year Entertainment Weekly One of the Top Ten Books of the Year People magazine It s a knowing touching and entertaining page-turner What a wonderful writer smart wise funny Anne Lamott The Husband s Secret is so good you won t be able to keep it to yourself USA Today Shocking complex and thought-provoking this is a story reading groups will devour A knockout Emily Giffin New York Times bestselling author Emotionally astute immensely smart and as cinematically plotted as any Tom Perrotta Novel destined for critical accolades and a big-screen adaptation Entertainment Weekly A novel that s perfect for vacation reading People Brilliant Sophia Hannah international bestselling author of The Wrong Mother At the heart of The Husband s Secret is a letter that s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia if you re reading this then I ve died Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter to be opened after his death Imagine too that the letter contains his deepest darkest secret something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together but the lives of others as well Imagine then that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive Cecilia... Fitzpatrick has achieved it all she s an incredibly successful businesswoman a pillar of her small community and a devoted wife and mother Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home But that letter is about to change everything and not just for her Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia or each other but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband s secret Acclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping thought-provoking novel about how well it is really possible to know our spouses and ultimately ourselves more