by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
A young New Yorker grieving his mother's death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review). Theo Decker, a 13-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 talk to him, and tormented above all by a longing for his mother, he clings...
Number of pages: ~ 760 pages

by Melissa Albert
The Hazel Wood
Welcome to Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood—the fiercely stunning New York Times bestseller everyone is raving about! Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: Her mother is stolen away—by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories...
Number of pages: ~ 365 pages

by Harlan Coben
The Woods
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES! The bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix drama The Stranger takes readers into the heart of family loyalty in this twisty page-turner that proves that the darkest secrets are often closest to home. Paul Copeland, a New Jersey county prosecutor, is still grieving the loss of his sister twenty years ago—the night she walked into the woods, never to be seen again. But now, a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to the disappearance. The victim could be the boy who vanished along with Paul's sister. And, as hope rises that his sister...
Number of pages: ~ 530 pages

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon Named a New York Times 2017 "Books to Breeze Through This Summer" Winner of the 2018 Costa First Novel Award Winner of the 2018 British Book Award for Debut Novel Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction A Penguin Book Club Pick No one's ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are...
Number of pages: ~ 332 pages

by Erin Wat
Paper Princess
“This generation’s Cruel Intentions.” Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself. These Royals will ruin you… Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to make ends meet and believing that someday she’ll climb out of the gutter. After her mother’s death, Ella is truly alone. Until Callum Royal appears, plucking Ella out of poverty and tossing her into his posh...
Number of pages: ~ 336 pages

by Hugh Howey
Dust
Wool introduced the world of the silo. Shift told the story of its creation. Dust will describe its downfall. Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18, doesn’t trust Silo 1, especially its leader, Donald. But in the world of the Silos, there is no black and white — everything is shades of gray. Donald may not be the monster Juliette thinks he is, and may in fact be key to humanity’s continued survival. But can they work together long enough to succeed?...
Number of pages: ~ 482 pages

by Bob Goff
Love Does
The runaway New York Time’s bestseller! Can a simple concept shift your entire world? Bob certainty thinks so. When it comes to loving your neighbors, instead of focusing on having the “right answers” or checking the “right boxes,” what if you decide to simply do love? To shamelessly show love and grace to those around you--what would that look like? Not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings, Bob's love takes action. Bob believes Love Does. It might look like spending 16 days in the Pacific Ocean with five guys and a crate of canned meat. It might look like taking your kids...
Number of pages: ~ 240 pages

by Blaise Pascal
Pascal's Pensées
The Pensées ("Thoughts") is a collection of fragments written by the French 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensées was in many ways his life's work. It represented Pascal's defense of the Christian religion, and the concept of "Pascal's wager" stems from a portion of this work....
Number of pages: ~ 408 pages

by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Essays
  • Сlassic
  • 2005
  • Autor: Ralph Waldo Emerson
During the 1800s in America, the rise of industrialization reduced the cost of goods allowing people to have more possessions than ever before. However, a group known as the Transcendentalists believed that possessions created vanity. Instead, they valued the individual’s relationship with divinity. One of the movement’s most famous members, Ralph Waldo Emerson, wrote prolifically about his beliefs and experiences. A representative selection of his writings is presented here in this volume of the “Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson.” In the first essay, “Nature,” Emerson publicly...
Number of pages: ~ 242 pages

by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories
  • Сlassic
  • 2004
  • Autor: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Dmitry Gurov is a Moscow banker, is married and has three children. He considers women inferior to men, and his is not a happy marriage. One day, while vacationing in Yalta, met in a restaurant Anna Serge'evna that is having lunch in the company of his dog. Soon between Dmitry and Anna begins a relationship that brings the two protagonists to a much deeper involvement and unexpected....
Number of pages: ~ 194 pages

by Ida B. Wells-Barnett
The Red Record
  • Сlassic
  • 1895
  • Autor: Ida B. Wells-Barnett
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery....
Number of pages: ~ 119 pages

by John Stuart Mill
On Liberty
On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill. Published in 1859, it applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state. Mill suggests standards for the relationship between authority and liberty. He emphasizes the importance of individuality, which he considers prerequisite to the higher pleasures—the summum bonum of utilitarianism. Furthermore, Mill asserts that democratic ideals may result in the tyranny of the majority. Among the standards proposed are Mill's three basic liberties of individuals, his three legitimate objections to...
Number of pages: ~ 137 pages

by Christopher Morley
The Haunted Bookshop
  • Сlassic
  • 1919
  • Autor: Christopher Morley
The Haunted Bookshop was a delightful place, especially of an evening, when its drowsy alcoves were kindled with the brightness of lamps shining on the rows of volumes. Many a passer-by would stumble down the steps from the street in sheer curiosity; others, familiar visitors, dropped in with the same comfortable emotion that a man feels on entering his club....
Number of pages: ~ 196 pages

by Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights In French
This is not just a golden classic of world literature, but a novel that turned in its time the idea of romantic prose. Years and decades pass, but the history of Heathcliff’s stormy, tragic love and Katie is still beyond the reach of time. THROUGH POSSIBLE has been already read by many generations of women - they continue to be read now. This book does not age, as true love does not age....
Number of pages: ~ 748 pages

Pride and Prejudice In Spanish
Mr. Darcy is a rich and mystery man settled in the neighbourhood near the poor, but respectable Bennets. One of five daughters Mrs. Bennet was able to win the heart of the young aristocrat. However, energetic beauty Elizabeth Bennet rejected his love. She found him too arrogant and smug. The difference between their social statuses seemed too serious and gossips aggravated the situation. Only gradually, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, overcoming pride and prejudice, get to know each other better and, after all, true love will tie them and help to overcome obstacles…...
Number of pages: ~ 719 pages