End of Watch

End of Watch
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2016-06-07
  • ISBN : 9781501134159
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Now an AT&T Audience Original Series The fabulously suspenseful and "smashing" (The New York Times Book Review) final novel in the Bill Hodges trilogy from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers! For nearly six years, in Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Brady Hartsfield has been in a persistent vegetative state. A complete recovery seems unlikely for the insane perpetrator of the “Mercedes Massacre,” in which eight people were killed and many more maimed for life. But behind the vacant stare, Brady is very much awake and aware, having been pumped full of experimental drugs...scheming, biding his time as he trains himself to take full advantage of the deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room. Brady Hartsfield is about to embark on a new reign of terror against thousands of innocents, hell-bent on taking revenge against anyone who crossed his path—with retired police detective Bill Hodges at the very top of that long list....

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 2012-09-20
  • ISBN : 9780571290581
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics. Now fully revised and updated, this educational edition includes chapter summaries, comprehension questions, discussion points, classroom activities, a biographical profile of Golding, historical context relevant to the novel and an essay on Lord of the Flies by William Golding entitled 'Fable'. Aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students, it also includes a section on literary theory for advanced or A-level students. The educational edition encourages original and independent thinking while guiding the student through the text - ideal for use in the classroom and at home.

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Author : Harper Lee
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2014-07-08
  • ISBN : 9780062368683
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

Me Before You

Me Before You
  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 2016-04-26
  • ISBN : 9780143130154
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Includes excerpt from the author's novel After you and readers guide.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1968
  • ISBN : 067187229X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A fireman in charge of burning books meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Depicts a future world in which all printed reading material is burned.

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised
  • Author : Thomas C. Foster
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2014-02-25
  • ISBN : 9780062344205
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster's classic guide—a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes, and contexts—that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable. While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories, there are often deeper literary meanings interwoven in these texts. How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps us to discover those hidden truths by looking at literature with the eyes—and the literary codes—of the ultimate professional reader: the college professor. What does it mean when a literary hero travels along a dusty road? When he hands a drink to his companion? When he's drenched in a sudden rain shower? Ranging from major themes to literary models, narrative devices, and form, Thomas C. Foster provides us with a broad overview of literature—a world where a road leads to a quest, a shared meal may signify a communion, and rain, whether cleansing or destructive, is never just a shower—and shows us how to make our reading experience more enriching, satisfying, and fun. This revised edition includes new chapters, a new preface, and a new epilogue, and incorporates updated teaching points that Foster has developed over the past decade.

The Black Widow

The Black Widow
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2016-07-12
  • ISBN : 9781443436564
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with eighteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant hero, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne and Simon Templar. Following the success of his smash hit The English Spy, Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel—one that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove
  • Author : Fredrik Backman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2015-05-05
  • ISBN : 9781476738024
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso.

Truly Madly Guilty

Truly Madly Guilty
  • Author : Liane Moriarty
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 2016-07-26
  • ISBN : 9781250069818
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Nine Perfect Strangers now on sale “Here’s the best news you’ve heard all year: Not a single page disappoints....The only difficulty withTruly Madly Guilty? Putting it down." —Miami Herald “Captivating, suspenseful...tantalizing.” —People Magazine The new novel from Liane Moriarty, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband’s Secret, Big Little Lies, and What Alice Forgot, about how sometimes we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late. Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong? In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty turns her unique, razor-sharp eye towards three seemingly happy families. Sam and Clementine have a wonderful, albeit, busy life: they have two little girls, Sam has just started a new dream job, and Clementine, a cellist, is busy preparing for the audition of a lifetime. If there’s anything they can count on, it’s each other. Clementine and Erika are each other’s oldest friends. A single look between them can convey an entire conversation. But theirs is a complicated relationship, so when Erika mentions a last minute invitation to a barbecue with her neighbors, Tiffany and Vid, Clementine and Sam don’t hesitate. Having Tiffany and Vid’s larger than life personalities there will be a welcome respite. Two months later, it won’t stop raining, and Clementine and Sam can’t stop asking themselves the question:What if we hadn’t gone? In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty takes on the foundations of our lives: marriage, sex, parenthood, and friendship. She shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don’t say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that can do the greatest harm.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad
  • Author : Colson Whitehead
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 2018-01-30
  • ISBN : 9780345804327
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Originally published: New York: Doubledday, 2016.