Infinite Jest

Infinite JestA gargantuan, mind altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America n nSet in an addicts halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why

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The Book Thief

The Book ThiefIt is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier, and will be busier still n nBy her brother s graveside, Liesel s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow It is The Gravedigger s Handbook, left behind there by accident,

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A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)Here is the first volume in George R R Martin s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adv

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The Goldfinch

The GoldfinchIt begins with a boy Theo Decker, a thirteen year old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don t know how to t

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Outlander (Outlander, #1)

Outlander (Outlander, #1)The year is 1945 Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is a Sassenach an outlander in a Scotland torn by wa

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It

ItWelcome to Derry, Maine n nIt s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown Only in Derry the haunting is real n nThey were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror Now they are grown up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success an

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The Night Circus

The Night CircusThe circus arrives without warning No announcements precede it It is simply there, when yesterday it was not Within the black and white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements It is called Le Cirque des R ves, and it is only open at night n nBut behin

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American Gods (American Gods, #1)

American Gods (American Gods, #1)Days before his release from prison, Shadow s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash Numbly, he makes his way back home On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America n nTogether they embark on a prof

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)They killed my mother nThey took our magic nThey tried to bury us n nNow we rise n nZ lie Adebola remembers when the soil of Or sha hummed with magic Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Z lie s Reaper mother summoned forth souls n nBut everything changed the night magic disappeared Und

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1Q84

1Q84The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo n nA young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver s enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 Q is for question mark A world that bea

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and SlowIn the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional System 2 is slower, deliberative, and logical Kahneman exposes the extraordinary

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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)

A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)Alternate cover edition of ASIN B004XISI4A n nIn the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance beset by newly emerging threats from every direction In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of

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