Fiction Summaries

Where the Crawdads Sing

  • Last updated on April 18, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Where the Crawdads Sing image image caption First edition cover author Delia Owens country America language English language genre(s) Crime, Bildungsroman publisher G.P Putnam’s Sons release date 2018 media type Paperback pages 384 isbn 0735219117 Where the Crawdads Sing is a coming-of-age crime drama by Delia Owens, published in 2018. The […]

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Brave New World

  • Last updated on April 10, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Brave New World image image caption First edition cover author Aldous Huxley country England language English language genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Chatto and Windus release date 1932 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 288 isbn 0060929871 (Paperback) Opening in the year 2495, Brave New World begins by introducing […]

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Last updated on April 8, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Nineteen Eighty-Four image image caption First edition cover author George Orwell country England language English language genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Secker and Warburg release date 1949 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 328 isbn 9780141182957 (Paperback) Winston Smith knows there is something wrong with the world. Surely it […]

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The Catcher in the Rye

  • Last updated on April 8, 2021

  name The Catcher in the Rye image image caption First edition cover author J.D. Salinger country America language English language genre(s) Social issues, bildungsroman publisher Little, Brown release date 1951 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 277 isbn 0316769533 Holden Caufield is a self-proclaimed “excellent liar” who hates “phony” people. He has just recently […]

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Waking Hours

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Waking Hours (The East Salem Trilogy) orig title translator image author Lis Wiehl, Pete Nelson cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Suspense publisher Thomas Nelson release_date October 2011 media_type Print (hardcover, paperback), Kindle, Audiobook pages 336 isbn ISBN 1595549404 preceded_by followed_by Waking Hours is a supernatural […]

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Before Shadowgate

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Before Shadowgate is a prequel book published by Scholastic Corporation in 1991 as part of the Worlds of Power series of Video Game Novelizations. It is written under the pen name ‘F.X. Nine’. It is the preqel of the Shadowgate series of games. Introduction The story and the videogames take place on the world of […]

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Under a Killing Moon

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Under a Killing Moon is the novelization of the video game of the same name, written by Aaron Conners in 1996 Prologue We are introduced to the world of Tex Murphy, a private detective character created for the games Mean Streets, Martian Memorandum and Under a Kiling Moon. The world has been through a Third […]

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Eyes of Justice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Eyes of Justice orig title translator image author Lis Wiehl with April Henry cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre publisher Thomas Nelson release_date April 2012 media_type Hardcover, Kindle, Audiobook pages 320 isbn ISBN-10 1595547088, ISBN-13 978-1595547088 preceded_by followed_by This is the fourth book in the “Triple Threat” […]

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Thera Awakening

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stonekeep was packaged in an elaborate gravestone-style illustrated box and came with a white hardback novella Thera Awakening, coauthored by Steve Jackson and David Pulver. It was also translated into German. Chapter One It is one month before the autumnal equinox. A caravan of a dozen armed men and four pack mules failed to return […]

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The Reason

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Reason orig title translator image author William Sirls cover_artist country United States language EnglishEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date September 2012 media_type Print (hardcover, paperback) pages 416 isbn ISBN-10: 1401687369 ISBN-13: 978-1401687366 preceded_by followed_by The Reason is a novel by William Sirls, a first time author […]

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The River

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The River image image caption 2012 cover author Michael Neale country United States language English series The River series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date September 2012 media_type Print (hardcover, paperback) pages 320 isbn ISBN-10: 1401688489 ISBN-13: 978-1401688486 followed_by Into the Canyon The River is a novel by artist […]

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The Chair

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Chair: A Novel orig title translator image author James Rubart cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Suspense publisher B&H Books release_date September 2011 media_type Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle pages 400 isbn ISBN 10: 1433671522 preceded_by followed_by The Chair is a Christian suspense novel by James Rubart, […]

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The Realms Thereunder (An Ancient Earth)

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Realms Thereunder (An Ancient Earth) orig title translator image author Ross Lawhead cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Fiction/Fantasy/General publisher Thomas Nelson release_date September 2011 media_type Paperback, Kindle, Audio book pages 384 isbn ISBN 10: 1595549099 preceded_by followed_by Ross Lawhead is the son of science fiction/fantasy […]

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The Bone House

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Bone House orig title translator image author Stephen R. Lawhead cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date September 2011 media_type Print (Hardcover), Kindle, Audio, CD, Audiobook, Unabridged pages 416 isbn ISBN-10: 159554805X preceded_by followed_by The Bone House is a novel by […]

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Mother of Pearl

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title Mother of Pearl Link http://www.enotes.com/mother-of-pearl Author Haynes, Melinda Mother of Pearl (1999) is a novel by Melinda Haynes, and was chosen as an Oprah’s Book Club selection, June 1999. Plot introduction Set in Petal, Mississippi, a small town at the close of the 1950s, this novel tells the story of the 28-year-old Even Grade, a black man […]

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Jane Eyre

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Jane Eyre image image caption 2003 Penguin Edition author Charlotte Bronte country England language English language genre(s) Romance publisher Penguin release date 1847 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 532 isbn 0142437204 Charlotte Bronte’s timeless classic follows the story of Jane Eyre, a young orphan raised in cruelty who becomes a […]

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The Lightkeeper’s Ball

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Lightkeeper’s Ball orig title translator image author Colleen Coble cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Historical Romance publisher Thomas Nelson release_date April 2011 media_type Paperback pages 304 isbn ISBN 10: 159554268X preceded_by followed_by The Lightkeeper’s Ball is a historical romantic suspense novel by Colleen Coble, best-selling […]

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Heart of Ice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Heart of Ice orig title translator image author Lis Wiehl with April Henry cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Mystery/Suspense publisher Thomas Nelson release_date April 2011 media_type Print (hardcover), Audio, Audiobook, Kindle pages 336 isbn ISBN-10 159554707X preceded_by followed_by Heart of Ice is the third in a […]

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Invasion

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Invasion orig title translator image author Jon S. Lewis cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Young Adult Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date January 2011 media_type Print (hardcover) pages 336 isbn 1595547533 preceded_by followed_by Invasion is the first in a series of novels written by well-known D.C. Comics […]

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Immanuel’s Veins

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Immanuel’s Veins orig title translator image author Ted Dekker cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date September 2010 media_type Print (hardcover), Kindle, Audio, CD, Audiobook, CD, Unabridged pages 384 isbn ISBN-10: 1595540091, ISBN-13: 978-1595540096 preceded_by followed_by Immanuel’s Veins is a novel by […]

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The Skin Map

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Skin Map orig title translator image author Stephen R. Lawhead cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date August 2010 media_type Print (Hardcover), Kindle, Audio, CD, Audiobook, Unabridged pages 448 isbn ISBN-10: 1595548041, ISBN-13: 978-159554804 preceded_by followed_by The Skin Map is a […]

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Adrian & Gabriel or drugs, sex and the sunrise

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Adrian & Gabriel or drugs, sex and the sunrise image image_caption author Joe Jeney country Australia language English genre Urban, Contemporary Novel publisher Mainstreet Publishing release_date January 2009 media_type Paperback & e-book (Kindle) pages 196 pp (Paperback edition) isbn ISBN 978-0980-32294-1 (Paperback edition) Adrian is a twenty four year old unemployed […]

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Tears In The Dust

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

TEARS IN THE DUST, by Chuck Waldron Tears in the Dust is a contemporary novel with gleams of hope intertwined within the despair of life. This is a story which serves to lift the reader up, only to take him back down into the darkness that lurks around the corners of one man’s life. Alestair […]

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Remington and the mysterious fedora

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

REMINGTON AND THE MYSTERIOUS FEDORA, by Canadian Novelist Chuck Waldron Remington and the Mysterious Fedora is a quirky fantasy novel with a twist. In the back of a strange used goods store, Josh finds an old, manual Remington typewriter and a fedora with some very mysterious powers. As Josh embarks on his first novel writing […]

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The Hunger Games

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Summary The Hunger Games is a book for young adults written by Suzanne Collins. The main character’s name is Katniss Everdeen and she lives in the future country of Panem. For a while, there were 13 districts. One day the 13th district rebelled against the evil capitol. They did not succeed and their district was […]

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Talus

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

TALUS by Erol Ozan “infobox Book” name Talus orig title translator image author Erol Ozan cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Science Fiction, Thriller, Speculative Fiction, Action/Adventure publisher Createspace release_date 8 May 2010 (USA) media_type Print (Paperback) also Kindle ebook pages 280 p. (paperback edition) isbn ISBN 1452828199 (US paperback […]

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The Man in the Iron Mask

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Limbs are creakier and friendships even more closely tested in this final yarn of Athos, Aramis, Porthos and D’Artagnan, with a distinctly autumnal tone to the narrative as each of the men finds his end. Aramis’ bold plot, and lofty ambitions are finally revealed. He intends to swap the King for his imprisoned twin brother, […]

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Deep NIghts

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Fiction Title: Deep Nights Author: Steven Sloan Steven Sloan is a small-town policeman in Texas. He’s frequently haunted by dreams of a murdered girl he once knew. His guilt is not so much based on his own actions, but he’s bothered by the feeling that the system let the girl down. After shaking off his […]

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Angel Song

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Angel Song orig title translator image author Sheila Walsh, Kathryn Cushman cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series classification Fiction genre Christian Fiction publisher Thomas Nelson release_date August 2010 media_type Print (paperback) pages 352 isbn ISBN-10: 1595546855, ISBN-13: 978-1595546852 preceded_by followed_by Angel Song is a novel written by Grammy-nominated musician, writer […]

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The Giant’s Fence

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Giant’s Fence, by Michael Jacobson, is a unique book. Instead of being filled with words, it gives you 80 pages of trans-symbolic script. Each page has several lines of linked, dancing symbols. They live, move, mutate, and die. The whole book could be interpreted both as the song of how we humans invented symbolic […]

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Shadows of the Empire

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Shadows of the Empire is a 1996 “multimedia project” of the Star Wars franchise. The story takes place between the movies Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi and relates the adventures of the protagonists to rescue Han Solo and acquire the Death Star plans. Their antagonist is the original villain, Prince Xizor, who […]

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What I call Life

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A book about a girl named Cal Lavender. She is taken away after the mental breakdown her mother had in the middle of the public library. She is sent and driven by the police officer, Officer Quiggly, to a group home where they keep girls at when their lives had been ruined. The guardian is […]

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Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The first book begins with an introduction to Gregory “Greg” Heffley and his middle school life. It takes place during his first year of middle school. The book also explains the “Cheese Touch” early on. It is just like cooties but more intense. In the book, a kid named Darren Walsh touches the cheese with […]

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Uglies

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Uglies is the first book in The Uglies Series, written by Scott Westerfeld about a young girl named Tally Youngblood. It is set in a futuristic world where, after every childs 16th birthday, they are turned supermodel gorgeous by an extreme operation, supposedly to make everyone equal so that people aren’t prejudice and there are […]

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Anywhere Else But Here

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Anywhere Else But Here title_orig translator image image_caption author Bruce Clements illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series genre Fiction, Teen publisher Dell release_date 1980 media_type Print (Hardcover & Paperback) pages 174 isbn ISBN 0–440-90247-9 Main Summary ”(from book cover) Molly isn’t about to let anyone get in her way. When […]

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Dangerously Alice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Dangerously Alice Dangerously Alice is a book written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, and focuses on Alice McKinley in the first semester of 10th grade. Reception The book has been heavily criticized for its dialogue and sexual content. The book ranked number 1 on the ALA’s most challenged books list. From the Publisher Alice has always […]

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My Sisters Keeper

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Characters Andromeda (Anna) Fitzgerald: Was conceived by IVF to be a genetic match for her sister, Kate, who was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia when she was two years old. Throughout her life, she donated her sister cord blood, lymphocytes, granulocytes, and bone marrow to help save her sister. When she is 13, she is […]

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Recovering Dad

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Recovering Dad is a 2008 young adult novel by Libby Sternberg, and the third book in the Bianca Balducci Mystery series, following Uncovering Sadie’s Secrets (2003) and Finding the Forger (2004). All three novels are published by Bancroft Press. It’s Bianca Balducci’s junior year in high school, and she’s got more than enough on her […]

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The Book Thief

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Book Thief image image caption First US Edition author Markus Zusak country Australia language English language genre(s) Young Adult fiction, historical publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date 2005 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 552 isbn 0375831002 The Book Thief is set during WW II. The main character is Liesel, […]

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The Fifth of March

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Fifth of March is a 1993 novel about the Boston Massacre (of March 5, 1770, pre-Revolutionary War) by historian and author Ann Rinaldi, who was also the author of many other historical fiction novels such as Girl in Blue and A Break with Charity. This book is about a young fourteen year-old indentured servant […]

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The Betrothed

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Betrothed (in Italian: I promessi sposi) is an Italian historical novel. It is considered the most important novel in the Italian literature and the work which best represents the Italian Unification. The first version was published in 1823, it was then revised by the author himself and published again in its final version between […]

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White Tiger

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The White Tiger- by Aravind Adiga (winner of the Man Booker Prize 2008) The White Tiger – the creature which is born only one a generation – is what Balram Halwai metaphorically describes himself,. The story spans over letters written to Wen Jiabao(the Chinese Prime Minister) over a period of seven nights where Balram Halwai […]

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Oryx and Crake

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Oryx and Crake is about a time in the future. It centers in on Snowman, whose real name is Jimmy. This Snowman character finds himself in a world where only he and a handful of other “people” live in. These people were created by Crake, the mastermind behind all that’s happened, including behind the end […]

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The Secret Garden

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name The Secret Garden image image caption Children’s Classics hardcover author Frances Hodgson Burnett country U.S.A. language English genre novel publisher Scholastic Inc. release_date 1911 media type Hardback and paperback pages 298 isbn 0517189607 Character Summaries Mary Lennox The main character of the story at first. She is the one who finds the […]

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The Sun Also Rises

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Sun Also Rises is the first major novel by Ernest Hemingway. Published in 1926, the plot centers on a group of expatriate Americans in Europe during the 1920s. The book’s title, selected by Hemingway (at the recommendation of his publisher) is taken from Ecclesiastes 1:5: “the sun also ariseth.” Hemingway’s original title for the […]

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The Rover

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Rover is the last complete novel by Joseph Conrad, written between 1921 and 1922, The novel was first published in 1923. Plot Summary The story takes place in the south of France, against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Napoleon’s rise to power and the French/English rivalry in the Mediterranean. Peyrol (a master-gunner in […]

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Heart of Darkness

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title Heart of Darkness Link http://www.enotes.com/heart-of-darkness Author Conrad, Joseph   Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood’s Magazine. It is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of […]

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Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone is a play by August Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. The original working title of the play was Mill Hand’s Lunch Bucket, the title of a painting by Romare Bearden. It’s the second installment of his decade-by-decade chronicle, often called the Pittsburgh Cycle, of the African-American experience. Set in […]

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Sonny’s Blues

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Sonny’s Blues” (1957) is a short story by James Baldwin. It later appeared in the 1965 short story collection, Going to Meet the Man. Plot summary The narrator reads about his brother’s being caught in heroin-peddling action in the newspaper. He goes through his day’s work as a teacher, and is met by a friend […]

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His Dark Materials

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

His Dark Materials is a trilogy of fantasy novels by award winning author Philip Pullman. The novels which includes The Golden Compass,The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. The golden Compass Lyra is content to run wild among the scholars of Jordon College, with her daemonfamiliar always by her side. But the arrival of her […]

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The Amber Spyglass

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Mrs. Coulter is keeping Lyra in a cave in the Himalayas of Lyra’s own world. She feeds Lyra a sleeping potion to keep her unconscious. A little servant girl named Ama decides to figure out a way to wake Lyra up. She gets a special powder from a local magician and brings it to the […]

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The Souls of Black Folk

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of American literature by W.E.B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history. The book, published in 1903, contains several essays on race, some of which had been previously published in Atlantic Monthly magazine. Du […]

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The Lord of the Rings

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Fellowship of the RingFrom WikiSummaries, free book summaries In this first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, an aging Bilbo Baggins decides to leave the Shire and spend his remaining days at Rivendell. He leaves all his worldly possessions to his nephew, Frodo, including the magic ring he found on his earlier […]

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A Long Way Down

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Infomissingdate=July 2008++ Interwiki: Incompletedate=July 2008++ Summary In this novel by British author, Nick Hornby, who also wrote High Fidelity, four strangers meet on New Year’s Eve when they all choose the same building roof in London from which to jump. Martin, Jess, Maureen and JJ come from very different backgrounds and lead very different […]

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Bridge to terabithia

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Plot Summary This young adult novel by Katherine Patterson tells the story of two friends, social outsiders, who find solace, identity, and self-confidence in each other and in their combined imagination. The protagonist of the story is Jesse Aarons, the only boy in a family of five children, mostly ignored by the rest of the […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood This is the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the dystopian society called the Republic of Gilead, which has replaced the United States of America. Although the story begins after Gilead has been formed, flashbacks allows readers to learn about how it was formed and what Offred’s life was […]

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ Interwiki: Missinginfodate=June 2008++ Overview Douglas Adams originally created this book series as a radio series for BBC radio. The series was begun in 1978, and was first published as a book in 1979. Despite the fact that Adams always referred to the Hitchhiker books as a “trilogy”, it ended up being a […]

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La Morte D’Arthur

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stories of King Arthur have been enchanting audiences since Geoffery of Monmouth published his account of Arthur in the twelfth century and his work was based in some earlier tales. However, the tales of Arthur took their most romantic form in this work by Sir Thomas Malory.It is this work that T.H. White used when […]

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A Series of Unfortunate Events is the story of the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Claus and Sunny. The books are narrated by Lemony Snicket, a mysterious man who follows the story through clues passed on through a secret organization known only as the V.F.D. The series begins with the three children losing their parents in […]

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The Silver Chair

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Silver Chair is the fourth of the Narnia tales (in the order that they were written) and tells the story of the rescue of Prince Rilian, King Caspian’s son, from an evil “Lady” who is in truth an evil serpent. The story features Eustace who readers of the series met in the Voyage of […]

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The Magician’s Nephew

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Magician’s Nephew image image caption 2005 HarperCollins Edition author C.S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher HarperCollins release date 1955 media type Paperback pages 221 isbn 0060764902 Narnia is one of many magical worlds. C.S. Lewis wrote this story of the genesis of Narnia in […]

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My Side of the Mountian

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name My Side of the Mountain image image caption Puffin Modern Classics cover author Jean Craighead George country America language English language genre(s) Young-adult publisher Puffin release date 1959 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 192 isbn 0142401110 My Side of the Mountain is a 1959 book by Jean Craighead George. It […]

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The Horse and His Boy

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Horse and His Boy image image caption Scholastic Edition author C.S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher Scholastic release date 1954 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 224 isbn 0439861365 The Horse and His Boy is the fifth of the Narnia books as C.S. Lewis […]

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Death of a Salesman

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize winning play of 1949 is widely considered to a cornerstone of American letters. A caustic attack on the “American Dream” of materialism, Death of a Salesman is a three-act play (two acts and a “requiem”), centering on the main character, Willy Loman. At age sixty-three, Willy has been a traveling salesman […]

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Tale of Two Cities

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Can a wasted life be redeemed by one final act of selflessness? According to Charles Dickens, the answer is a resounding “Yes”! Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Dickens tells a tale of love and redemption as Sidney Carton, a hard drinking London Barrister, gives his life to save the life of the husband […]

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe image image caption HarperCollins cover author C. S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher HarperCollins release date 1950 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 206 isbn 0064471047 When the Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are sent out […]

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Prince Caspian

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

When the Pevensie children go to Narnia for the second time it is as if King Arthur had come back to England today. This story takes place a year after the children had gone to Narnia the first time, but they find that hundreds of years had passed in Narnian time. During that time Narnia […]

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Wuthering Heights

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Wuthering Heights image image caption Cover of Penguin Popular Classics edition author Emily Bronte country England language English language genre(s) tragedy, Gothic publisher Penguin release date 1847 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 279 isbn 0140620125 Against the wild stormy background of the Northern English Moors, the passion of Heathcliff and […]

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Voyage of the Dawn Treader

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In the adventurous third installment of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia tales, the two younger Pevensie children return to Narnia with their unwilling cousin Eustace (should have been named “Useless”) and travel with the now adult King Caspian on a high sea adventure. The story begins with the two younger Pevensie children, Lucy and Edmund, being sent […]

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The Fellowship of the Ring

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In this first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, an aging Bilbo Baggins decides to leave the Shire and spend his remaining days at Rivendell. He leaves all his worldly possessions to his nephew, Frodo, including the magic ring he found on his earlier travels (see The Hobbit). Gandalf, the wizard, who has […]

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Dune

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title Dune External Link http://www.enotes.com/dune Author Herbert, Frank   The first novel by Frank Herbert sets the year as 10,190 After Guild; a period in our distant future at a time where much historical knowledge of humanity’s past has been lost, although some cultural and religious traditions remain. The calendar used in this time […]

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Holes

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stanley Yelnats the 4th is accused of stealing a pair of sneakers donated to charity by a famous athlete, Clyde Livingston. He is sentenced to 18 months at Camp Green Lake, a boys’ juvenile detention center in Texas. There, each boy must spend his day in the desert, which contained a lake during the 1800s, […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title A Thousand Splendid Suns Link http://www.enotes.com/thousand-splendid-suns Author Hosseini, Khaled Characters Mariam, an ethnic Tajik, born in 1959, is a 15-year-old girl when the book begins. The story centers around her and the events of her life as they intertwine with Laila’s. Nana is Mariam’s mother, who used to be a servant in Jalil’s house […]

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The Richest Man in Babylon

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Ahead of any person lies their future with ambitions and dreams. To fulfil those ambitions and realize those dreams, people need to learn how to be successful with money. The basic principles of effective money management are: 1. Save at least 10-percent of all that you earn for an investment fund for the future. 2. […]

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The Hobbit

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Hobbit is a novel by J.R.R Tolkien,author of Lord Of The Rings. The novel is about the journey of a hobbit called Bilbo Baggins, along with Gandalf The Gray, and twelve dwarves. The purpose for their journey was to reach the Misty Mountain and take back Thorin’s treasures from the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo was […]

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Eldest

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

    “Infobox Book “ name Eldest image image caption Knopf Edition author Christopher Paolini cover artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject Fantasy genre Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date August 23, 2005 media type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages 668 pp (hardcover edition) isbn […]

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Twilight

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Twilight image image caption Cover of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer country United States language English series Twilight series genre Young adult, Fantasy, Romance publisher Little, Brown and Company release date October 5, 2005 pages 512 isbn 0316160172 followed by New Moon Twilight is a young adult vampire-romance novel written by author Stephenie […]

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Eragon

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Eragon image image caption Cover to Eragon author Christopher Paolini cover artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject Fantasy genre Young Adult, Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date August 26, 2003 media type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages 509 pp (Knopf) isbn […]

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Pride and Prejudice

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“infobox Book “ name Pride and Prejudice image image caption Cover of 2000 Modern Library Edition author Jane Austen (originally published anonymously) country United Kingdom language English genre Romance publisher Modern Library Classics release date 1813 media type Print (Hardback and Paperback) pages 279 isbn 9780679783268 preceded by Sense and Sensibility followed by Mansfield Park […]

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Things Fall Apart

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“infobox Book “ name Things Fall Apart image image caption Original cover art by Uche Okeke reproduced in a later edition. author Chinua Achebe country Nigeria language English series The African Trilogy genre Historical, social publisher Heinemann release date 1958 media type Print pages 152 isbn 0435909886 followed by No Longer At Ease One of […]

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Life of Pi

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Life of Pi image image caption An American paperback edition of Life of Pi author Yann Martel country Canada language English genre Novel publisher Knopf Canada release date September 2001 media type Paperback, hardback and audiobook pages 336 isbn 0676973760 (first edition, hardcover), 0156027321 (US paperback edition) 1565117808 (audiobook, Penguin Highbridge) preceded […]

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Animal Farm

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“infobox Book “ name Animal Farm image image caption First edition cover author George Orwell country England language English language genre(s) Allegorical, social issues publisher Secker and Warburg release date 1945 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 148 isbn 0451526341 (paperback) Animal Farm is an allegory of the 1917 Russian Revolution and stems from George […]

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The Shining

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“infobox Book “ name The Shining title_orig translator image image_caption author Stephen King illustrator cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish genre Horror, Fiction publisher release_date pages isbn The Shining is a horror fiction novel by Stephen King. A movie based on this novel was released in 1980. Jack Torrance has an alcohol problem, but […]

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The Scarlet Letter

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“infobox Book “ name The Scarlet Letter image image caption Penguin Classics Edition author Nathaniel Hawthorne country United States language English genre Fiction publisher Penguin release date 1850 media type Print (Hardback & Paperback) pages 279 pages isbn 0142437263 The novel begins with the narrator, a Custom House official, who happens to find a scarlet […]

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows image author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic (US) release date 21 July, 2007 media type Hardback and paperback pages 759 isbn 0747581088 preceded by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince […]

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The Great Gatsby

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“infobox Book “ name The Great Gatsby image image caption Scribner cover author F. Scott Fitzgerald country United States language English genre Novel publisher Scribner release date April 10, 1925 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 240 isbn ISBN 0-7432-7356-7 (Paperback) The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. First […]

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The Alchemist

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“infobox Book “ name The Alchemist original title O Alquimista image image caption Original Brazilian publication author Paulo Coelho country Brazil language Original: Portuguese Translation: English genre(s) Fantasy and Adventure publisher HarperTorch release date 1987 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 163-208 isbn 0062502174 When Santiago, a young shepherd boy from the Spanish countryside of […]

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Angels and Demons

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“Book” Title Angels and Demons Link http://www.enotes.com/angels-demons Author Brown, Dan Characters Robert Langdon: A forty-year old Harvard symbology professor. Maximilian Kohler: Chapter Summaries 1 Robert Langdon is awakened from a nightmare by a phone call from a discrete particle physicist Maximilian Kohler. Although they have never met or even spoken before, Kohler insistently requests Langdon’s […]

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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“Book” Title The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Link http://www.enotes.com/adventures-of-huckleberry-finn Author Twain, Mark   Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Mark Twain’s masterpiece. The book is humorous and the author shines a revealing light on traditions that the South still followed at the time of its publication, which was after the Civil War. Huckleberry Finn is the main […]

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Speak

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Speak title_orig translator image image_caption Book cover of the first edition author Laurie Halse Anderson illustrator cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series genre Realistic Fiction publisher Farrar Straus Giroux release_date October 1999 english_release_date pages 197 pp (first edition, hardback) isbn ISBN 0374371520 (first edition, hardback) preceded_by followed_by }} In […]

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Frankenstein

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“infobox Book “ name Frankenstein image image caption 2003 Penguin edition author Mary Shelley country England language English language genre(s) Science-fiction, Gothic horror publisher Penguin release date 1818 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 273 isbn 0141439475 Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a classic tale of a man-made monster seeking acceptance from society in light of […]

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Harry Potter

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone   “Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone title orig Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone image Image caption Scholastic Library Edition author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release […]

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone title orig Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone image Image caption Scholastic Library Edition author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date July 2, 1998 (UK), June 2, […]

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The Chrysalids

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“Infobox Book” name The Chrysalids image image caption 1977 Penguin Cover author John Wyndham country United Kingdom language English genre Science-fiction publisher Penguin release date 1955 media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback) pages 208 isbn 0140013083 Imagine living in a world where an extra toe on a newborn will automatically result in the death of […]

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban image author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date July 8, 1999 (UK), September 8, 1999 (US) media type Hardback and paperback pages 435 isbn 043965548X preceded […]

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix image author J.K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English subject Young adult, fantasy publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date June 21, 2003 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 870 isbn 043935806X preceded_by Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire followed_by Harry Potter […]

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Next

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Next image image caption Next novel cover author Michael Crichton country United States language English genre Science fiction novel, Techno-thriller, Dystopian novel publisher HarperCollins release_date November 28, 2006 media_type Print (Hardcover, Large print), E-book, Audio book pages 480 pp isbn 0060872985 preceded by State of Fear followed by – We live […]

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The Giver

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“infobox Book “ name The Giver image image caption 2002 paperback edition author Lois Lowry country America language English language genre(s) Science-fiction series The Giver trilogy publisher Bantam Books release date 1993 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 179 isbn 0553571338 followed by Gathering Blue Jonas, an Eleven, is apprehensive about the approaching Ceremony of […]

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Fahrenheit 451

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“infobox Book “ name Fahrenheit 451 image image caption First Edition cover author Ray Bradbury country America language English language genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Ballantine Books release date 1953 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 173 isbn 0345342968 (Paperback) Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires – […]

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Lord of the Flies

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Lord of the Flies image image caption Penguin Classics edition author William Golding country England language English subject Social commentary genre Allegorical novel publisher Penguin Ltd release date 1954 media type Paperback pages 313 isbn 0399533370 William Golding’s adventurous tale about a group of boys marooned on an island is more than […]

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