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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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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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in MoscowFrom 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 luxury hotel n nWith his breakout debut novel, Rules of Civility, Amor Towles established himself as a master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction, brin

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The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)

The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1)According to mythology mankind used to live in The Tranquiline Halls Heaven But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms And the Voidbringers followed n nThey came against man ten thousand times To help them cope,

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The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1)

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1)original cover of ISBN 0316229296 9780316229296 n nThis is the way the world ends Again n nThree terrible things happen in a single day Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter Meanwhile,

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Red Rising (Red Rising Saga, #1)

Red Rising (Red Rising Saga, #1)I live for the dream that my children will be born free, she says That they will be what they like That they will own the land their father gave them n n I live for you, I say sadly n nEo kisses my cheek Then you must live for n nDarrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color

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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

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