by William Gibson
Neuromancer
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  • Fiction
  • 2016
  • Autor: William Gibson
The Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. DIck Award-winning novel that defined the Cyberpunk movement. The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus - hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . . Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. BUt now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. THe target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. WIth a dead man riding shotgun and Molly,...
Number of pages: ~ 320 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Kiley Reid
Such a Fun Age
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'A new literary star' The TimesA Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick // A Zoella Book Club Pick // A Times, Stylist, Elle, Glamour and BBC Best Book of 2020 // A Sunday Times, Guardian, i, Grazia and Evening Standard Summer ReadWhen Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right.But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women,...
Number of pages: ~ 320 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Orson Scott Card
Enders Game
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  • 1994
  • Autor: Orson Scott Card
From New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the classic Hugo and Nebula award-winning science fiction novel of a young boy's recruitment into the midst of an interstellar war. In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training...
Number of pages: ~ 352 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

by Kathryn Stockett
The Help
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  • 2010
  • Autor: Kathryn Stockett
Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver. Some lines will never be crossed. Aibileen is a black maid: smart, regal, and raising her seventeenth white child. Yet something shifted inside Aibileen the day her own son died while his bosses looked the other way. Minny, Aibileen's best friend, is by some way the sassiest woman in Mississippi. But even her extraordinary cooking won't protect Minny from the consequences of her tongue. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter returns home with a degree and a head full of hope, but her mother will...
Number of pages: ~ 464 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five
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  • 1991
  • Autor: Kurt Vonnegut
The novel from the author of A SCENT OF LAVENDER and ONE SUMMER AT DEER'S LEAP follows the secrets and passions of the Sutton family as Britain tries to find its way following the end of World War 2. The war is over, but the battle for happiness has just begun … After six long years the Second World War is finally finished. Rationing may remain, but hopes and dreams are in good supply. At Rowangarth, deep in the Yorkshire countryside, there is more good news for the Sutton family and wedding preparations are underway. Lyndis Carmichael has finally won the heart of Drew Sutton, the man she...
Number of pages: ~ 157 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient
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  • 2019
  • Autor: Alex Michaelides
WITH OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD, read the Sunday Times and No.1 New York Times bestselling, record-breaking thriller that everyone is talking about - soon to be a major film. 'The perfect thriller' AJ FINN 'Terrific' - THE TIMES Crime Book of the Month 'Smart, sophisticated suspense' - LEE CHILD 'Compelling' - OBSERVER 'Absolutely brilliant' - STEPHEN FRY 'A totally original psychological mystery' - DAVID BALDACCI...
Number of pages: ~ 342 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by William Landay
Defending Jacob
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  • 2012
  • Autor: William Landay
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . Tragic and shocking, Defending Jacob is sure to generate buzz.”—Associated Press NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England...
Number of pages: ~ 421 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

by Neal Shusterman
Scythe
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  • 2016
  • Autor: Neal Shusterman
In a perfect world, what is there left to fear? A chilling and thought-provoking sci-fi novel from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman.A dark, gripping and witty thriller in which the only thing humanity has control over is death. In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ("gleaned") by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythes' apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation, they must learn the art of killing and understand the necessity of what they...
Number of pages: ~ 433 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest
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  • 2009
  • Autor: David Foster Wallace
A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America Set 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 it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without...
Number of pages: ~ 1104 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Colleen Hoover
Verity
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  • Fiction
  • 2018
  • Autor: Colleen Hoover
Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, ready to sort through years of Verity's notes and outlines, hoping to find enough material to get her started. What Lowen doesn't expect to uncover in the chaotic office is an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read. Page after page of bone-chilling...
Number of pages: ~ 336 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5