books about: fictional
My Dog Skip
Now a major motion picture form Warner Brothers, starring Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Frankie Muniz, and "Eddie" from the TV show Frasier (as Skip), and produced by Mark Johnson ( Rain Man ). In 1943 in a sleepy town on the banks of the Yazoo River, a boy fell in love with a puppy with a lively gait and an intellingent way of listening. The two grew up together having the most wonderful adventures. A classic story of a boy, a ...
All Creatures Great and Small
Take an unforgettable journey through the English countryside and into the homes of its inhabitants-- four-legged and otherwise-- with the world's best-loved animal doctor. For over 25 years-- since All Creatures Great and Small was first published-- readers have delighted to the storytelling genius of James Herriot, the Yorkshire veterinarian whose fascinating vignettes brim with the wonder of life, animal and human. Whether struggling ...
Europe was in the throes of World War II, and when America joined the fighting, Ernie Pyle went along. Long before television beamed daily images of combat into our living rooms, Pyle’s on-the-spot reporting gave the American public a firsthand view of what war was like for the boys on the front. Pyle followed the soldiers into the trenches, battlefields, field hospitals, and beleaguered cities of Europe. What he witnessed he described with a ...
Away With the Fairies
Poisoned Pen Press
Searching for the murderer of a famous author, sexy, sassy Phryne goes undercover-and is up to her ears in fashion gossip and office politics.... Phryne Fisher is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, she takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions. But while Phryne is learning the ins and outs of ...
The Green Mile
Celebrating the one year anniversary of Stephen King's record-smashing success in 1996, his popular serial The Green Mile is being published in a A complete 3 pack collectible edition. At just $14.95, this volume is an excellent value.
The World of the Dark Crystal
Abrams Books: New York.
A Story of Love That Won't Let Go - No Matter What! California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who ...
The Cross and the Switchblade
Film, Motion Pictures, Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction
Don’t miss the thrilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling award-winning author Robert McCammon, in a book that Publishers Weekly calls “both a mystery that will satisfy the most finicky aficionado and a boisterous travelogue.” Zephyr, Alabama, is an idyllic hometown for eleven-year-old Cory Mackenson—a place where monsters swim the river deep and friends are forever. Then, one cold spring morning, Cory and his father witness ...
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
The paperback edition of the legendary, record-breaking, best-selling fourth Harry Potter novel. Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed to take place at Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition ...
Amelia And Eleanor Go For A Ride
Pam Munoz Ryan
An inspiring true story of Amelia Earheart and Eleanor Roosevelt -- and a thrilling night when they made history together! On a brisk and cloudless evening in April 1933, Amelia Earheart and Eleanor Roosevelt did the unprecedented: They stole away from a White House dinner, commandeered an Eastern Air Transport plane and took off on a glorious adventure -- while still dressed in their glamorous evening gowns! This large-format lavishly produced ...
Faith Beyond The Trials
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009
Paul Turk's debut novel follows the lives of John and Anna Taylor, high school sweethearts who marry soon after John graduates from law school. By their mid-thirties, the Taylors have achieved the American dream- prestigious careers, a sprawling home in Palm Beach, and exotic vacations around the world. Although John and Anna's relationship seemed to be made in heaven, a tragic death followed by an unexpected arrest puts them through ...
New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster - "Once in a Blue Moon". It's all because of that stupid blue moon. That's what Stan Tucker thinks as he walks through Delicious, Ohio, suddenly privy to everyone's innermost thoughts, a gift courtesy of a rare blue moon. What most people have on their minds is boring - grocery lists, work woes, appointments. But not Jenna Rowan's super-private thoughts. The pretty, shy bookstore owner is having ...
Bound by Memphis
Outskirts Press, 2013
Loosely inspired by true events, Bound by Memphis, by Jennifer J. Hayes, is the steamy, sultry romantic story of Jasmine Henderson, a successful public relations consultant who has everything she’s wanted in life… Well, just about everything. Fourteen years ago, while planning her wedding to Melvin Brown, better known as MB, she was left at the altar with no explanations. Although she assumed she’d never move on, she ended up meeting and ...
Flight from the Dark - Book 1
Dever & Chalk
Book by Dever, Joe
The Devil's Candy: The Bonfire of the Vanities Goes to Hollywood
Houghton Mifflin Company
Veteran film critic for The Wall Street Journal Julie Salamon presents a juicy inside look at the making of the Hollywood mega-flop Bonfire of the Vanities. Salamon reveals how success, fame, and enormous amounts of money can be catastrophically mismanaged for the sake of ego.
A Far-Off Place
Laurens van der Post
The story of a long, perilous journey undertaken by four survivors of a massacre: a teenage boy of European descent, a young white girl, and two Bushmen. The basis for a major film release from Walt Disney Pictures.
The Conference of the Birds (Ways of Mysticism)
Farid Ud-Din Attar
Continuum International Publishing Group
This 12th century Persian poet's work tells of the journey of the birds to visit King Simorgh. Their journey is an allegory of the soul's search for unity with the divine. Sufic belief is that in such unity the distinctions between self and the divine fall away.
Dramatists Play Service
What does a shy Englishman in search of rest do when he visits a fishing lodge in Georgia? In Larry Shue s hilarious farce, Charlie Baker, a proof reader by day and a boring husband by night, adopts the persona of a foreigner who doesn t understand English. When others begin to speak freely around him, he not only becomes privy to secrets both dangerous and frivolous, he also discovers an adventurous extrovert within himself. A L.A. Theatre ...
Roots of Indifference
Terri Ragsdale, 2014
Roots of Indifference, is an unforgettable thought-provoking, historical, fictional novel written from 1910-to 1941. The research in this saga, took 20 years to complete from stories told by the older generations in vivid details, and their experience. Living in a region that everything that took place was secret and never discussed or mentioned in school or the educational system. It's a novel about the lives of a silent and forgotten people. A ...
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