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Headhunters

by Jo Nesbo

With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a funny, dark, and twisted caper story worthy of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. FIRST TIME PUBLISHED IN THE U.S. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM MAGNOLIA PICTURES....


The Descendants: A Novel

by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Now a major motion picture starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander Payne.

Fortunes have changed for the King family, descendants of Hawaiian royalty and one of the state’s largest landowners. Matthew...


The Future of Us

by Jay Asher

What if you could see how your life would unfold--just by clicking a button?

It's 1996, and less than half of all American high school students have ever used the Internet. Emma just got her first computer and...


My Week with Marilyn

by Colin Clark

This remarkable true story recounts the magical seven days during which Hollywood’s biggest star – the newly married Marilyn Monroe – escaped a difficult movie shoot and the pressures of her life to spend...


Killing Bono: I Was Bono's Doppelganger

by Neil McCormick

Some are born great.

Some achieve greatness.

Some have greatness thrust upon them.

And some have the misfortune

to go to school with Bono.

Everyone wants to be famous. But as a young punk in Dublin in the 1970s,...


I Am Number Four

Lorien Legacies #1

by Pittacus Lore

Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything...


Matchstick Men: A Novel About Grifters with Issues

by Eric Garcia

The inspiration behind Ridley Scott’s new movie—starring Nicolas Cage and Sam Rockwell—by the acclaimed cult author of Anonymous Rex

Roy and Frankie are matchstick men—con artists. Partners in elegant...


Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

Elinor and Marianne are two daughters of Mr. Dashwood by his second wife. They have a younger sister, Margaret, and an older half-brother named John. When their father dies, the family estate passes to John...

The Tudors: King Takes Queen

by Elizabeth Massie & Michael Hirst

Dissent rises in the kingdom of King Henry VIII of England. The king's ongoing dispute with the papacy over a desire for annulment is about to incite the Reformation, and his next step is to appoint a new archbishop...


Emma

by Jane Austen

Emma is a comic novel by Jane Austen, first published in December 1815, about the perils of misconstrued romance. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is described in the opening paragraph as "handsome, clever,...

In Her Shoes

by Jennifer Weiner

Meet Rose Feller. She's thirty years old and a high-powered attorney with a secret passion for romance novels. She has an exercise regime she's going to start next week, and she dreams of a man who will slide...


Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

At the age of ten, Fanny Price leaves the poverty of her Portsmouth home to be brought up among the family of her wealthy uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, in the chilly grandeur of Mansfield Park. She gradually falls...

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason: The Edge of Reason

Bridget Jones #2

by Helen Fielding

With another devastatingly hilarious, ridiculous, unnervingly accurate take on modern womanhood, Bridget Jones is back. (v.g.)Monday 27 January"7:15 a.m. Hurrah! The wilderness years are over. For four weeks...


Filmology

by Chris Barsanti

Sure, you love the movies. But how much do you really know about the ones that really made a difference? Whether it's Birth of a Nation, the brilliant silent film that fanned the flames of racism; Easy Rider...


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature. Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household...

Horror Movie Freak

by Don Sumner

You'll scream with delight while reading this fun and engaging book that discusses fright flicks all horror fans need to see to ascend to the level of a true Horror Freak — from classics (Dracula and Psycho...


The Stepford Wives

by Ira Levin

The internationally bestselling novel by the author of A Kiss Before Dying, The Boys from Brazil, and Rosemary's Baby

With an Introduction by Peter Straub

For Joanna, her husband, Walter, and their children, the...


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

by Philip K. Dick

"The most consistently brilliant science fiction writer in the world."

--John Brunner

THE INSPIRATION FOR BLADERUNNER. . .

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? was published in 1968. Grim and foreboding, even today...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen

The final novel by the acclaimed writer places heroine Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity and deep emotion, against the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England.

I, Robot

by Isaac Asimov

The three laws of Robotics:

1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm

2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would...


One Day

by David Nicholls

It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed...


The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, America's #1 Crime

by Frank W. Abagnale

The world--famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me if You Can now reveals the mind--boggling tricks of the scam trade--with advice that has made him one of America's most sought--after fraud--prevention...


Gods and Monsters

by Christopher Bram

Previously titled Father of Frankenstein, this acclaimed novel was the basis for the 1998 film starring Sir Ian McKellen, Lynn Redgrave, and Brendan Fraser. It journeys back to 1957 Los Angeles, where James...


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