Waiting for You

Author: Susane Colasanti ISBN: 9780670011308 Pages: 320 Description: At the beginning of her sophomore year, Marisa is ready for a fresh start and, more importantly, a boyfriend. So when the handsome and popular Derek asks her out, Marisa thinks her…

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The Financier

Author: Theodore Dreiser ISBN: Pages: 460 Description: A master of literary naturalism, Dreiser is known for his great intensity and keen journalistic eye as he examines real-life subjects. This powerful novel explores the dynamics of the financial world during the…

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Sal

Author: Megan O'Brien ISBN: Pages: 200 Description: Six months ago he left me. He walked out of my life without a second glance. Kat Jennings has done her best to pick up the pieces since Sal left her. But just…

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Rashomon and Other Stories

Author: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ISBN: 9780871401731 Pages: 110 Description: Writing at the beginning of the twentieth century, Ryunosuke Akutagawa created disturbing stories out of Japan's cultural upheaval. Whether his fictions are set centuries past or close to the present, Akutagawa was…

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The Loch Ness Legacy

Author: Boyd Morrison ISBN: 9780751548051 Pages: 438 Description: 1827 - During a research trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, a young Charles Darwin encounters a mysterious and terrifying creature that provides the spark for his evolutionary theory.2013 - Almost two hundred…

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A Spell Is Cast

Author: Eleanor Cameron ISBN: 9780844665603 Pages: 271 Description: This was my favorite book when I was eight years old, and I've waited a long time to read it for the 18th time. It was such a magical experience as a…

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The Registry

Author: Shannon Stoker ISBN: 9780062271723 Pages: 336 Description: The Registry saved the country from collapse. But stability has come at a price. In this patriotic new America, girls are raised to be brides, sold at auction to the highest bidder.…

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Title: Il fu Mattia Pascal

Author: Luigi Pirandello ISBN: 9788807820878 Pages: 261 Description: ‟Una delle poche cose, anzi forse la sola ch'io sapessi di certo era questa: che mi chiamavo Mattia Pascal.” È l'incipit del romanzo più noto di Luigi Pirandello: Il fu Mattia Pascal…

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Generals Die in Bed

Author: Charles Yale Harrison ISBN: Pages: 208 Description: Drawing on his experiences in the First World War, Charles Yale Harrison tells a stark and poignant story of a young man sent to fight on the Western Front. It is an…

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