All the Missing Girls

A Novel by Megan Miranda Synopsis: It’s been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace. Back again to tie up loose ends and care for her ailing father, Nic is soon plunged into a shocking drama that reawakens Corinne’s case and... Continue Reading →

Say Cheese and Die — Again!

A Forty-Fourth Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Sourball. That’s what Greg calls his English teacher, Mr.Saur. He’s a real grouch. And now he just gave Greg a big fat “F” on his oral report. He didn’t believe Greg’s story. About the camera Greg found last summer. About the pictures it took. About the evil... Continue Reading →

13 Little Blue Envelopes

A Novel by Maureen Johnson Synopsis: Ginny Blackstone never thought she’d spend her summer vacation backpacking across Europe. But that was before she received the first little blue envelope from Aunt Peg. This letter was different from Peg’s usual letters for two reasons: 1. Peg had been dead for three months. 2. The letter included... Continue Reading →

The Bride Collector

A Novel by Ted Dekker Synopsis: FBI Special agent Brad Raines is facing his toughest case yet. A Denver serial killer has killed four beautiful young women, leaving a bridal veil at each crime scene, and he's picking up his pace. Unable to crack the case, Raines appeals for help from a most unusual source:... Continue Reading →

The Beast from the East

A Forty-Third Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Ginger Walk and her identical twin brothers, Nat and Pat, are lost in the woods. No problem. After all, Ginger did go to that stupid nature camp. Still, there’s something odd about this part of the woods. The grass is yellow. The bushes are purple. And the... Continue Reading →

The Chestnut Man

A Novel by Søren SveistrupTranslated by Caroline Waight Synopsis: IF YOU FIND ONE, HE’S ALREADY FOUND YOU A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to... Continue Reading →

The Nightmarys

A Novel by Dan Poblocki Synopsis: Timothy July has a secret. And it's giving him nightmares. Abigail Tremens has a problem. Her nightmares are haunting her... while she is awake. When they team up for a school project, they don't realize that Abigail's past and Timothy's present are making them the target of a terrible... Continue Reading →

Egg Monsters from Mars

A Forty-Second Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Which came first, the monster or the egg? An egg hunt. That’s what Dana Johnson’s bratty little sister, Brandy, want to have at her birthday party. And whatever Brandy wants, Brandy gets. Dana’s not big on egg hunts. But that was before he found the egg. It’s... Continue Reading →

The Magician’s Nephew

The First book in the Chronicles of Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis (I think?) Synopsis: The secret passage to the house next door leads to a fascinating adventure. NARNIA… where the woods are thick and cool, where talking beasts are called to life… a new world where adventure begins. Digory and Polly meet and become... Continue Reading →

Toss the Bride

A Novel by Jennifer Manske Fenske Synopsis: Professional wedding planner Macie Fuller is having trouble saying "I do." White doves and wedding bells are all in a days work, as is the occasional difficult client. But when her wealthy boyfriend Avery proposes, Macie's reaction shocks everyone. Will she become a monster in a white veil,... Continue Reading →

A long way down

A Novel by Nick Hornby *** TRIGGER WARNING: Suiside- I don’t usually do this but due to the amount it is mentioned (and considering the entire book is about it) I figured it was a good time to do this*** Synopsis: Meet Martin, JJ, Jess and Maureen. Four people who come together on New Year’s... Continue Reading →

Atlantia

A Novel by Ally Condie Synopsis: Can you hear Atlantia breathing? For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamt of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected... Continue Reading →

The Wizard of Oz

The First book in the Oz series by L. Frank Baum Synopsis: Follow the yellow brick road! Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road... Continue Reading →

Sweeney Todd: The Demon barber of Fleet Street

Synopsis: A sensational story of murder and pie-making, This edition offers the original story with all its atmospheric Victorian trimmings. The story of Todd's murderous partnership with pie-maker Margery Lovett--at once inconceivably unpalatable and undeniably compelling the original tale of Sweeney Todd, first published under the title The String of Pearls, combines the story of... Continue Reading →

Holes

The first book in the Holes series by Louis Sachar Synopsis: Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every... Continue Reading →

In London, Still

A Novel by H.S. FernandesTranslated by A.I. Birosel Synopsis: Between international flights and work hours in two different time zones, Eduardo divides his career between Rio de Janeiro and Paris and has an ordinary kind of life. An invitation rejected and a lot of stubbornness transforms his life in an astounding way and now he... Continue Reading →

Slam

A Novel by Nick Hornby Synopsis: Sam is sixteen and a skater. Just so there are no terrible misunderstandings: skating = skateboarding. There's no ice. Life is ticking along nicely for Sam; his Mum's got rid of her rubbish boyfriend, he's thinking about college and he's met someone. Alicia. Then a little accident happens. One... Continue Reading →

A Complicated Kindness

A Novel by Miriam Toews Synopsis: Nomi struggles to cope with the back-to-back departures three years earlier of Tash, her beautiful and mouthy sister, and Trudie, her warm and spirited mother. She lives with her father, Ray, a sweet yet hapless schoolteacher whose love is unconditional but whose parenting skills amount to benign neglect. Father... Continue Reading →

Bad Hare Day

A Forty-First Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Trick cards, floating scarves, disappearing doves. Tim Swanson loves magic tricks. Someday he wants to be a real magician. Just like his all-time favorite performer, Amaz-O. But then Tim goes to see Amaz-O's show. And he finds out his idol is really just a total grump. That's... Continue Reading →

One way

An autobiography by Paul Perroni Synopsis: This book is a poetic, often stream-of-conscious ripple down, around and through the strange corners of modern America; a wild journey with a cast of characters and poignant observations on the human condition as I traveled the country from coast to coast, performing and hoping to make it as... Continue Reading →

The Loving Husband

A Novel by Christobel Kent Synopsis: Fran Hall and her husband Nathan have moved with their two children to a farmhouse on the edge of the Fens - a chance to get away from London and have a fresh start. But when Fran wakes one night to find Nathan gone, she makes a devastating discovery.... Continue Reading →

Chief

A Short story by John Lyttle III Synopsis: Wisdom walks through the halls as a most unusual janitor in New York’s wealthiest building. *So I obviously don’t accept ebooks anymore, and it may look like that’s what this was, but in actuality the author sent me a home printed copy of his short story in... Continue Reading →

Emma

A Novel by Jane Austen Synopsis: When her former governess finds happiness as the bride of a local widower, the brilliant and beautiful Emma Woodhouse — one of Jane Austen's immortal creations — flatters herself that she alone has secured the marriage and that she possesses a special talent for bringing lovers together. The young... Continue Reading →

The Husbands Secret

A Novel by Liane Moriarty Synopsis: My darling Cecilia, If you’re reading this, then I’ve died…Imagine 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 only the life you built together, but the lives of others... Continue Reading →

Night of the Living Dummy III

A Fortieth Goosebumps book by R.L. Stine Synopsis: Trina O'Dell's dad used to have a ventriloquist act. That's why he has all those dummies in the attic. He calls it his Dummy Museum. There's a dummy with freckles. And one with a sneer just like Rocky. Trina and her brother, Dan, think the dummies are... Continue Reading →

The silver linings playbook

A Novel by Matthew Quick Synopsis: During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged... Continue Reading →

A Storm of Swords

The Third book in The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin Synopsis: Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another is disfavor, and still the wars rage, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the seven kingdoms. His most... Continue Reading →

Jurassic Park

The First book in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park series Synopsis: An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price. Until something... Continue Reading →

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

A Hunger Games Novel by Suzanne Collins Synopsis: Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in... Continue Reading →

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