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


The Nightingale

The NightingaleIn love we find out who we want to be nIn war we find out who we are n nFRANCE, 1939 n nIn the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade France but invade they do, in droves of marching sold


Dune (Dune, #1)

Dune (Dune, #1)A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert s epic masterpiece a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time n nThis deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes An iconic new cover Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers A beautifully designed p


Becoming

BecomingIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of America the first African American to serve in that role she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in his


One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of SolitudeThe brilliant, bestselling, landmark novel that tells the story of the Buendia family, and chronicles the irreconcilable conflict between the desire for solitude and the need for love in rich, imaginative prose that has come to define an entire genre known as magical realism.


The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)

The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)Told in Kvothe s own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen n nThe intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near feral orphan in a crime ridden city, his daringly br


Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads SingFor years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl But Kya is not what they say Sensitive and intelligent, she has


Educated

EducatedTara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and heale


The Goldfinch

The GoldfinchIt begins with a boy Theo Decker, a thirteen 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 t


The Book Thief

The Book ThiefIt 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 It is The Gravedigger s Handbook, left behind there by accident,


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth Today there is just one Us Homo sapiens n nHow did our species succeed in the battle for dominance Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human r


Circe

CirceIn the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born But Circe is a strange child not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power the power of witchc


A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in MoscowThe mega bestseller with than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series n nHe can t leave his hotel You won t want to n nFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a


The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's TaleOffred 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