The Girl on the train – paula hawkins
The Girl On The Train, by Paula Hawkins, brings mystery to the life of Rachel Watson, who could very well be any one of us. While murder may not resonate with most people’s daily lives, the underlying problems of the characters are those that can be well understood. Hawkins not only brings these characters to life, but presents those in a way that makes the reader find a way to sympathize with each one of them at some point during the story.
Depraved heart: a scarpetta novel (kay scarpetta #23) – patricia cornwell
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working at a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer-genius niece, Lucy. But how can it be? It’s clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago. As Scarpetta watches she begins to learn frightening secrets about her niece, whom she has loved and raised like a daughter.
The screaming statue (the curiosity house #2) – lauren oliver and h. C. Chester
Four extraordinary children must avenge their friend’s death, try to save their home, and unravel the secrets of their past . . . before their past unravels them.
The bfg – roald dahl
Captured by a giant! The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice. It’s lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, the Fleshlumpeater, the Bonecruncher, or any of the other giants-rather than the BFG – she would have soon become breakfast.
1984 – george orwell
Published in 1949, the book 1984 offers political satirist George Orwell’s nightmare vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world. Required reading for students since it was published, it ranks among the most terrifying novels ever written.
Dangerous deception – kami garcia and margaret stohl
From the world of beautiful creatures – a dangerous new tale of love and magic continues in the sequel to dangerous creatures.
Reflections of a man – amari soul
Reflections Of A Man is a book designed for both men and women, aiming to enhance the quality of their personal relationships.
The time keeper – mitch albom
The inventor of the world’s first clock is punished for trying to measure god’s greatest gift. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more days, more years. Eventually, with his soul nearly broken, father time is granted his freedom, along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.
Kafka on the shore – haruki murakami
Kafka On The Shore is powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who never recovered from a wartime affliction and now is drawn toward Kafka for reasons that, like the most basic activities of daily life, he cannot fathom.