Battle Royale: The Novel Haika Soru 2nd edition Koushun Takami

In an alternative future Japan, junior high students are forced to fight to the death! L to R (Western Style). Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller is based on an irresistible premise: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided […]

A Walk to Remember Grand Central Publishing Nicholas Sparks

There was a time when the world was sweeter….when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats…. Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last year at Beaufort High. Landon had dated a girl or two, and even once sworn […]

A Radical Incarnation: Global 13 Publishing Colin C. Tipping

An amusing, tongue-cheek story about a soul being prepared for his life mission which is to become the President of the U.S., achieve enlightenment, heal America and awaken Humanity to itself. The inference is that GWB could be him. At the same time it has a very serious message about how we can create world […]

Rules of Civility: A Novel Viking Adult 1 edition Amor Towles

Unabridged, 10 CDs, 11 1/2 hours Read by Rebecca Lowman A sophisticated and entertaining debut novel about an irresistible young woman with outsized dreams. Amazon Best Books of the Month, August 2011 Set during the hazy, enchanting, and martini-filled world of New York City circa 1938, Rules of Civility follows three friends–Katey, Eve, and Tinker–from […]

Once Upon a Time: On the Nature of Fairy Tales Indiana University Press Max Luthi

This first paperback edition of the seminal work by the Swiss scholar Max Lthi will be welcomed by folklorists for its informative survey of the various ways in which fairytales and related genres (local legends and saints’ lives) may be read.“Lthi’s lucid and intelligent book is refreshingly welcome.” — Sewanee Review Text: English (translation) Once […]

Holding Their Own: A Story of Survival PrepperPress.com Joe Nobody

In the year 2015, the world is burdened by the second Great Depression. The United States, already weakened by internal strife, becomes the target of an international terror plot. A series of attacks results in thousands of casualties and disables the country’s core infrastructure. The combination of economic hardship and the staggering blow of the […]

Earthfire: A Tale of Transformation

A compelling metaphysical adventure story that weaves the threads of ancient and modern oracles, alien encounters, near death experiences, the collective mind, the power of breath and the startling prophecies which have foretold this time of destiny. Simmons’ first foray into fiction comfortably mixes mystery and personal quest. There’s a nice dose of levity as […]

Handbook of Chinese Mythology Oxford University Press USA Lihui Yang

Every year, at the Wa Huang Gong temple in Hebei Province, China, people gather to worship the great mother, Nuwa, the oldest deity in Chinese myth, praising her for bringing them a happy life. It is a vivid demonstration of both the ancient reach and the continuing relevance of mythology in the lives of the […]

Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night: James Penney’s New Identity\Operation Northwoods\Epitaph\The Face In The Window\Empathy Mira James Grippando

Featuring North America’s foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are thirty-two of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous, […]

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend Oxford University Press USA Alan Lupack

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature and Legend is both a critical history of the Arthurian tradition and a reference guide to Arthurian works, names, characters, symbols, and places. Seven essays offer a comprehensive survey of the legends in all of their manifestations, from their origins in medieval literature to their adaptation in modern literature, […]