In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. Nazi Germany. Nominated as one of america's best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. The kind of book that can be life-changing.
The Book Thief #ad - The new york times “deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Usa today. When death has a story to tell, you listen. The country is holding its breath. It is 1939. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books.
Where the Crawdads SingPenguin Audio #ad - Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps. But kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand.
So in late 1969, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the so-called Marsh Girl. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Perfect for fans of barbara kingsolver and karen russell, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
Where the Crawdads Sing #ad - 1 new york times bestsellermore than 4 million copies solda reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful. The new york times book Review"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver.
Bustlefor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved.
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All the Light We Cannot See: A NovelSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, against all odds, Doerr illuminates the ways, people try to be good to one another. When she is twelve, the nazis occupy paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea.
Winner of the 2015 audie award for fictionover two and a half years on the new york times bestseller list and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the stunningly beautiful and captivating story about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II—now available from Encore!Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works.
All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel #ad - The book Thief. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments and is enlisted to use his talent to track down the resistance. Doerr’s “stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” San Francisco Chronicle are dazzling. Ten years in the writing, a national book award finalist, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” Los Angeles Times.
In a mining town in germany, werner pfennig, grows up with his younger sister, an orphan, enchanted by a crude radio they find that brings them news and stories from places they have never seen or imagined. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.
The Tattooist of AuschwitzHarperCollins and Blackstone Audio #ad - Terrible though this story is, it is also a story of hope and of courage. They eventually made their way to Australia, where they raised a son and had a successful life. The book Thief. For lale -- a dandy, a jack-the-lad, but to ensure that Gita did, a bit of a chancer -- it was love at first sight and he determined not only to survive himself, too.
But when gita died, Lale felt he could no longer carry the burden of their past alone. It is also -- almost unbelievably -- a love story. If he had been caught he would have been killed; many owed him their survival. Lale used the infinitesimal freedom of movement that this position awarded him to exchange jewels and money taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz #ad - . He understood exactly what was in store for him and his fellow prisoners and he was determined to survive -- not just to survive, but to leave the camp with his dignity and integrity intact, to live his life to the full. It shows the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances. Read by richard armitagethe tattooist of auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia.
He chose to tell his story. His story -- their story -- will make you weep, but you will also find it uplifting. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl.
The Nightingale: A NovelMacmillan Audio #ad - She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France. But invade they do, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in droves of marching soldiers, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime. The book Thief. When a german captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything.
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. France, 1939in the quiet village of carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. The nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, by ideals, and freedom in German-occupied, separated by years and experience, love, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, passion and circumstance, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women.
But when he betrays her, isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others. With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war.
The Nightingale: A Novel #ad - Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive. Vianne's sister, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, Isabelle, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth. While thousands of parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets Gäetan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can.
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The perfect binge listen. Yahoo lifestyle Instant #1 New York Times bestseller. This program includes a bonus interview with the author. The silent patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas.
The Silent Patient #ad - . Michaelides has crafted a totally original, spellbinding psychological mystery so quirky, so unique that it should have its own genre. David baldacci The book Thief. More praise for the silent patient: “Absolutely brilliant… I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement. Stephen fry “smart, sophisticated storytelling freighted with real suspense - a very fine novel by any standard.
Lee child“the silent patient sneaks up on you like a slash of intimidating shadow on a badly lit street. One evening her husband gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
Before We Were Yours: A NovelRandom House Audio #ad - But when avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. Based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, the heart never forgets where we belong.
Publishers weekly’s #3 longest-running bestseller of 2017 • winner of the Southern Book Prize • If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Selection“Sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
Before We Were Yours: A Novel #ad - . Aiken, south Carolina, present day. The blockbuster hit—over two million copies sold! a new york times, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller“Poignant, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, engrossing. People • “lisa wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power.
Paula mclain Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old rill foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat.
Sycamore RowRandom House Audio #ad - Now we return to that famous courthouse in clanton as Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial-a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history. He trusts no one. Here, in his most assured and thrilling novel yet, is a powerful testament to the fact that Grisham remains the master of the legal thriller, nearly twenty-five years after the publication of A Time to Kill.
John grisham takes you back to where it all began. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. It is an act that drags his adult children, and Jake into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County's most notorious citizens, his black maid, just three years earlier.
Sycamore Row #ad - . John grisham's a time to Kill is one of the most popular novels of our time. The book Thief. Seth hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. The second will raises far more questions than it answers. Why would hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row? In Sycamore Row, John Grisham returns to the setting and the compelling characters that first established him as America's favorite storyteller.
A Short History of Nearly EverythingRandom House Audio #ad - In a sunburned country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. One of the world’s most beloved writers and new york times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.
In a walk in the woods, bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail—well, most of it. Science has never been more involving or entertaining. The book Thief. Now, if possible, answer—the oldest, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves.
. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world’s most advanced and often obsessed archaeologists, laboratories, travelling to their offices, anthropologists, and mathematicians, and field camps. He has read or tried to read their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their powerful minds.
A Short History of Nearly Everything #ad - A short history of nearly everything is the record of this quest, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us.
The Great Alone: A NovelMacmillan Audio #ad - Unforgiving. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The great alone is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night audiobook about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature. Praise for the great alone:"listeners, beware: You won't want to stop listening to narrator Julia Whelan's performance of this complex story of survival and family.
. With pitch-perfect timing and a touch of drama, Whelan exquisitely builds the tension, creating an enveloping atmosphere of foreboding that's difficult to turn away from. A don't miss audiobook experience. Audiofile Magazine"Reliably alluring. The great alone is packed with rapturous descriptions of Alaskan scenery… Hannah remembers and summons an undeveloped wilderness, describing a gloriously pristine region in the days before cruise ships discovered it.
The Great Alone: A Novel #ad - The new york times daily review"kristin hannah's new novel makes Alaska sound equally gorgeous and treacherous ― a glistening realm that lures folks into the wild and then kills them there. The washington Post The book Thief.