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The critically acclaimed bestselling novel from Gayle Forman author of Where She Went Just One Day and Just One Year Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chloe Moretz In the blink of an eye everything changes Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident she can only recall what happened afterwards watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost what she has left and the very difficult choice she must make Heartwrenchingly beautiful this will change the way you look at life love and family Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz Mia s story will stay with you for a long long time
Ken Follett s Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families American German Russian English and Welsh as they make their way through the twentieth century It has been called potent engrossing Publishers Weekly and truly epic Huffington Post USA Today said You actually feel like you re there Edge of Eternity the finale covers one of the most tumultuous eras of all the 1960s through the 1980s encompassing civil rights assassinations Vietnam the Berlin Wall the Cuban Missile Crisis presidential impeachment revolution and rock and roll East German teacher Rebecca Hoffman discovers she s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for generations George Jakes himself bi-racial bypasses corporate law to join Robert F Kennedy s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle of not only the seminal events of the civil rights battle but also a much more personal battle Cameron Dewar the grandson of a senator jumps at the chance to do some espionage for a cause he believes in only to discover that the world is much more dangerous than he d imagined Dimka Dvorkin a young aide to Khrushchev becomes an agent for good and for ill as the Soviet Union and the United... States race to the brink of nuclear war while his twin sister Tania carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as they add their personal stories and insight to the most defining events of the 20th century From the opulent offices of the most powerful world leaders to the shabby apartments of those trying to begin a new empire from the elite clubs of the wealthy and highborn to the passionate protests of a country s most marginalized citizens this is truly a drama for the ages With the Century Trilogy Follett has guided readers through an entire era of history with a master s touch His unique ability to tell fascinating brilliantly researched stories that captivate readers and keep them turning the pages is unparalleled In this climactic and concluding saga Follett brings us into a world we thought we knew but now will never seem the same again more
A New York Times 1 BestsellerColorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited new novel a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan from the award-winning internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki a young man haunted by a great loss of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present It is a story of love friendship and heartbreak for the ages
The 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 of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s The Great Gatsby is one of the great classics of twentieth-century literature
Jack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving action-packed suspenseful book from 1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child You can leave the army but the army doesn t leave you Not always Not completely notes Jack Reacher and sure enough the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service This time for the State Department and the CIA Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light The bullet was American The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence Very few but John Kott an American marksman gone bad is one of them And after fifteen years in prison he s out unaccounted for and likely drawing a bead on a G-8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin If anyone can stop Kott it s the man who beat him before Reacher And though he d rather work alone Reacher is teamed with Casey Nice a rookie analyst who keeps her cool with Zoloft But they re facing a rough road full of ruthless mobsters Serbian thugs close calls double-crosses and no backup if they re caught All the while Reacher can t stop thinking about the woman he once failed to save But he won t let that that happen again Not... this time Not Nice Reacher never gets too close But now a killer is making it personal Praise for 1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Jack Reacher series Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don t come close to matching Associated Press The Reacher novels are easily the best thriller series going NPR Child is a superb craftsman of suspense Entertainment Weekly The truth about Reacher gets better and better Janet Maslin The New York Times If you re a thriller fan and you re not reading the Reacher series you re not a thriller fan Chicago Tribune A feverishly thrilling series with Child you can always count on furious action The Miami Herald Irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit Kirkus Reviewsmore
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film also a classic Compassionate dramatic and deeply moving To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience kindness and cruelty love and hatred humor and pathos Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages this regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature
THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn 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 Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife s head but passages from Amy s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge Under mounting pressure from the police and the media as well as Amy s fiercely doting parents the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies deceits and inappropriate behavior Nick is oddly evasive and he s definitely bitter but is he really a killer
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE 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 stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession survival and self-invention and the ruthless machinations of fate
For the first time all five novels in the epic fantasy series that inspired HBO s Game of Thrones are together in one boxed set An immersive entertainment experience unlike any other A Song of Ice and Fire has earned George R R Martin dubbed the American Tolkien by Time magazine international acclaim and millions of loyal readers Now here is the entire monumental cycle A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH OF KINGS A STORM OF SWORDS A FEAST OF CROWS A DANCE WITH DRAGONS One of the best series in the history of fantasy Los Angeles Times Winter is coming Such is the stern motto of House Stark the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King s Landing There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert s name There his family dwells in peace and comfort his proud wife Catelyn his sons Robb Brandon and Rickon his daughters Sansa and Arya and his bastard son Jon Snow Far to the north behind the towering Wall lie savage Wildings and worse unnatural things relegated to myth during the centuries-long summer but proving all too real and all too deadly in the turning of the season Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south where Jon Arryn the Hand of the King has died under mysterious circumstances Now... Robert is riding north to Winterfell bringing his queen the lovely but cold Cersei his son the cruel vainglorious Prince Joffrey and the queen s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the powerful and wealthy House Lannister the first a swordsman without equal the second a dwarf whose stunted stature belies a brilliant mind All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful encounter that will change the course of kingdoms Meanwhile across the Narrow Sea Prince Viserys heir of the fallen House Targaryen which once ruled all of Westeros schemes to reclaim the throne with an army of barbarian Dothraki whose loyalty he will purchase in the only coin left to him his beautiful yet innocent sister Daenerys Long live George Martin a literary dervish enthralled by complicated characters and vivid language and bursting with the wild vision of the very best tale tellers The New York Timesmore
My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us as only a few stories have done about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts learning to read the omens strewn along life s path and above all following our dreams Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever The Alchemist is such a book With over a million and a half copies sold around the world The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic universally admired Paulo Coelho s charming fable now available in English for the first time will enchant and inspire an even wider audience of readers for generations to come
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