Crime, Mystery, Thriller
|Series:||G - Reference,Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Ser.|
In war, you can pretend to be someone youre not. Yet, in war, people find out who you really are. Hong Kong, 1941. Anglo-Australian civil servant Dominic Sotherlys colonial sojourn in Hong Kong becomes complicated by his double li... read more
Based upon true events, seventeen-year-old Polish catholic Dyta Zając finds herself forced away from wartime Warsaw due to her family's shadowy connections. Dyta's time on the run sets her on a path towards confronting the ultimate Nazi. Half a continent away, an RAF ... read more
Her Journey Home was written on a journey through the rediscovery of herself in the midst of motherhood and self love, while falling heavily in love with Nature.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival-literally... read more
The battle is over. But the war has only just begun. Aleister Lanoe has won a stunning victory against the alien armada that threatened Niraya, but it's not enough to satisfy his desire for vengeance. He won't rest until he's located the armada's homeworld and reduc... read more
|Author:||James S. A. Corey|
Science Fiction & Fantasy
|Reading Level:||very good|
The seventh novel in James S. A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series.
An old enemy returns.
In the thousand-sun network of humanity's expansion, new colony worlds a... read more
Life, love and work intertwine with nature in a unique series of poems. No matter what the day to day challenges are, as life unfolds from youth to almost there score & 10, Tom Stodulka tries to face each day with positivity. Journey with Tom through tales of... read more
From the privileged streets of modern Brooklyn to the heart of the French Revolution, Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning novel "A Northern Light," artfully weaves two girls' stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and enduring love. "Revolution" spans centuries... read more
|Awards:||A Gathering Light - Carnegie Medal Printz Honor Award|
Set in 1906 against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser's "An American Tragedy," this Printz Honor Book effortlessly weaves romance, history, and a murder mystery into something moving, real, and wholly original.
Published in Britain as A Gathering Light
|Author:||J. R. R. Tolkien|
|Awards:||Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.|
Sumptuous, oversized hardback edition of the classic adventure, fully illustrated with over 60 watercolour and pencil illustrations by award-winning artist, Alan Lee, Conceptual Designer on Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY. J.R.R. Tolkien's great classic work, The Ho... read more
|Awards:||Long-listed for Folio Prize 2015 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014.|
The New York Times bestseller by the author of Cloud Atlas - Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize - Named One of the Top Ten Fiction Books of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, and O: The Oprah Magazine - A New York Times Notable Book - An American Library Association Notable Book -... read more