To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a MockingbirdThe unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Ac

The Night Circus

The Night CircusThe circus arrives without warning No announcements precede it It is simply there, when yesterday it was not Within the black and white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements It is called Le Cirque des R ves, and it is only open at night n nBut behin

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

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451Guy Montag is a fireman In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden n nMontag never questions t

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)The first book in the Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer See where the futuristic YA fairytale saga all began, with the tale of a teenage cyborg who must fight for Earth s survival against villains from outer space n nHumans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing A deadly plagu

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

A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)

A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)Kell is one of the last Antari magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black n nKell was raised in Arnes Red London and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime change

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

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)There are only two reasons a non seer would see a spirit on St Mark s Eve, Neeve said Either you re his true love or you killed him n nIt is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive n nEvery year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon to be dead walk

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the RyeThe hero narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy h

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)Ketterdam a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams But he can t pull it off alone n nA convic

Lolita

LolitaHumbert Humbert scholar, aesthete and romantic has fallen completely and utterly in love with Lolita Haze, his landlady s gum snapping, silky skinned twelve year old daughter Reluctantly agreeing to marry Mrs Haze just to be close to Lolita, Humbert suffers greatly in the pursuit of romance bu

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflowerstanding on the fringes of life noffers a unique perspective But there comes a time to see nwhat it looks like from the dance floor n nThis haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction The Perks of Being A WAL