'If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.' Martin Luther King Jr..'I don't want that nurse touching my baby.' Those are the instructions from the newborn child's parents. However, when the baby goes into cardiac arrest, Ruth, a nurse of twenty years... read more
Best selling Australian author. All of Bryce Courtenay's books have achieved extraordinary sales figures. He was the winner of the 1998 and 1999 APA Who Weekly Reader's Choice Award. Thommo returns from Vietnam to a Australia that regards him as a mercenary guilty of war crimes. He begins to develop a... read more
The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.
When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home. But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between two worlds and depende... read more
|Series:||Throne of the Caesars Ser.|
From the bestselling author of WARRIOR OF ROME comes the first book in a new series set in third century Rome, a dramatic era of murder, coup, counter-rebellions and civil war.
Two-time Oscar] winner Hanks delivers his first collection of 17 surprising, intelligent, and heartwarming short stories that show he is as talented a writer as he is an actor.over.
The Sheedy sisters had lived in Stone House for as long as anyone could remember. Set high on the cliffs on the west coast of Ireland, overlooking the windswept Atlantic ocean, it was falling into disrepair - until one woman, with a past she needed to forget, breathed new life into the place. Now a ho... read more
|Awards:||Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2002.|
One boy, one boat, one tiger ...
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal ... read more
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorJoe O'Brien, a forty-four-year-old police officer from Charlestown, Massachusetts, is a devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer. Joe has bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, in... read more
|Awards:||Man Booker Longlist 2014|
David Nicholls brings to bear all the wit and intelligence that graced ONE DAY in this brilliant, bittersweet novel about love and family, husbands and wives, parents and children. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014.
'I was looking forward to us growing old togethe... read more
|Series:||Dirk Gently Ser.|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.
"A strikingly intelligent book about intelligence itself" - Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent 1997. 17-year-old Laura Bow has invented a rudimentary artificial intelligence, and named it Organon. At first it's intended to be a sounding-board for her teenage frustrations, a... read more
New York Times bestselling author Simon Mawer returns to Czechoslovakia, this time during the turbulent 1960s, with a suspenseful story of sex, politics, and betrayal.
In the summer of 1968, the year of the Prague Spring with a Cold War winter, Oxford students James Borthwi... read more