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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Random House Trade Paperbacks
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST “[Rachel] Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming story of ‘ordinary’ English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds.”— People (four stars) Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost ...
Wolf Hall: A Novel
Henry Holt and Co., 2009
In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII’s court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king’s favor and ascend to the heights of political power England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years, and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe opposes him. The quest for the king’s ...
Suddenly a Bride (Across the Stars: Book 1)
Wedded Bliss Romances, LLC, 2013
Rilo An comes from a world where there are no women. What he longs for is a life mate: someone who'll complete him, someone he can love who'll love him back, someone who'll ease the aching loneliness that haunts his life. So he leaves his world, takes on the Earth name Chris West, and makes a payment to Star Systems Unlimited for a life mate. When he bonds with Caitlyn Davis, he thinks life can't get any better. But she was married before, and ...
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more ...
The Light Between Oceans: A Novel
This months-long New York Times bestseller is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page,” (O, The Oprah Magazine). After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season, Tom brings a young, ...
Autobiography of a Baby Boomer: One man's detour from Cornell Medical School across Europe, Afghanistan, ...
Light Messages Publishing, 2013
In Autobiography of a Baby Boomer you’ll follow the journey of a post-modernist baby-boomer from Father Knows Best middle class Fair Lawn, New Jersey to the hippy trail through Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The overland journey in search of something more than he could find at Cornell University Medical College covers four years during a time when “dropping out,” “turning on,” and “free-love” were the gospel. ...
5 of USA's Best Trips: Our Favorite Themed Itineraries Across America (Regional Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet, 2011
Whether you're a local looking for a long weekend escape, or a visitor looking to explore, Lonely Planet's TRIPS series offers the best itineraries - and makes it easy to plan the perfect trip time and again. Series Features: Easy-to- use maps for every trip, plus driving times and directions Explore the country with trips ranging from two days to two weeks Theme icons make finding the perfect trip simple - no matter what your ...
The Stallion, the Swordsman and the Prince (Mates Across Worlds)
A saga of male/male love and swashbuckling sci-fi adventure… A tale of men from two worlds drawn together, some bound by destiny and others by desire… Jon Wester, nicknamed “the Stallion,” is a proud gentleman soldier, a fallen hero who has been exiled to a remote island as the result of a political coup. There, he meets Derrick Rees, a handsome but eccentric young fencer—and the one person in the world who can ease his pain. ...
The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger
This heroic fantasy, set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace, features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations-The Gunslinger.
Across A Moonlit Sea (Pirate Wolf series)
Marsha canham, 2011
A rip roaring high seas adventure set in Elizabethan England when dashing privateers known as sea hawks banded together to guard their country and their queen against the Invincible Armada being amassed by Spain. Simon Dante, the Pirate Wolf, meets his match in battle and in love when he crosses swords with Isabeau Spence. Together they join forces with Sir Francis Drake on a daring attack on Cadiz. Across A Moonlit Sea is also Book One of a ...
Across The Plains In 1844
Catherine Sager's story is among the most gripping firsthand accounts of life in the American west ever written. This enhanced version of her original manuscript adds explanatory notes, photos, maps, drawings, and 3d visualizations. The bonus material adds a layer of context to make Sager’s fascinating account even more vivid. Catherine Sager faced almost unimaginable hardship: both her parents died on the journey west on the Oregon Trail; ...
Hauling Ass: A Drive Across America
"There is arguably no American road trip more American than the one on which you hunker down and haul ass." Australian journalist and travel writer Matthew Clayfield takes on the great American road trip in this engaging, funny and melancholic essay. Setting out from Chesapeake Bay and hitting San Francisco five days later, Clayfield writes with passion, knowledge and dry wit of the interstate highway system, the all-American homogeneity ...
The Girl Across the Street
GL Publications, 2012
You would think Tim and Ashlee were brother and sister since they have always been inseparable. They have lived across the street from each other since they were four years old and have played together, laughed together, attended school together, and never kept a secret from each other. Until now! As they approach their teen years Tim has hopelessly fallen in love with Ashlee but is afraid to tell her for fear it will affect their closeness. ...
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
For twenty years, Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world. In Tattoos on the Heart, he distills his experience working in the ghetto into a breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith. Arranged by theme and filled with sparkling humor and glowing generosity, these essays offer a stirring look at how full our lives could ...
A Farewell To Arms
The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway’s frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto—of ...
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Penguin Books, 2007
This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in ...
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
Simon & Schuster
Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman , here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise. The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds ...
Love Across Time: Jessie Meets The Bard
Pamela Warren Books, 2013
Jessie Blake is on her way to a Halloween costume party with her friend Kyle who is a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They decide to stop in at his lab so he can show her the time travel machine that he has been working on. He asks her where she would want to go back in time, theoretically speaking. She suggests she would like to go back to eighteenth-century Scotland to meet the Bard, Robert Burns. Jessie is ...
Taste of Home Recipes Across America: 735 of the Best Recipes from Across the Nation
Taste of Home
Whether sinking your teeth into crispy Southern Fried Chicken, enjoying a Philly Cheese Steak or sampling a slice of Ozark Mountain Berry Pie, you simply can’t beat the comfort of iconic American foods. Now, it’s easier than ever to sample the flavors of the country with Taste of Home Recipes Across America . This keepsake collection offers 655 recipes that deliver regional flair from all 50 states. Grill up a fiery Southwestern barbecue, ...
Off the Beaten Path: A Travel Guide to More Than 1000 Scenic and Interesting Places Still Uncrowded and ...
The best-selling Reader's Digest travel book has 40% new content including over 200 new sites, over 200 new full-color photographs, and all-new, up-to- date maps. Off the Beaten Path spotlights over 1,000 of the United States' most overlooked must- see destinations. In a state-by-state A-to-Z format, this budget-friendly vacation planner reveals the best-kept secret spots so that no matter where you live, you can plan an unforgettable local ...
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