Sunny weather and shady characters are the typical trademarks of Carl Hiaasen, the American crime fiction writer. Hiaasen also has a penchant for basing his stories in Florida while mixing in healthy doses of humor along with themes of environmentalism for his novels.
Adrienne Wilson was just 15 years old when she was diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer. In Better Off Bald, her older sister Andrea tells the emotional story of Adrienne’s final 147 days of life.
David Mitchell wrote two other novels before publishing Cloud Atlas in 2004, but it is the book that most readers associate with him.
Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus when she was only 18 years old, which is not bad for a novel that many consider to be the very first science fiction story.
When the Elder Gods awake, Joy Carter’s life is turned upside down – not only by the madman who wants to free them but by the shocking news that her mother is still alive.
The Art of Inheriting Secrets by Barbara O'Neal is a bestselling novel about a woman named Olivia Shaw. After her mother passes away, Olivia discovers that she has not only inherited a centuries-old English estate from her, but also a title to go with it.
The first author to provide an English prose retelling of King Arthur was Thomas Malory with his 1485 novel, Le More d'Arthur, which means "The Death of Arthur." The book is one of the most widely known works on Arthurian literature in English.
Everyone is familiar with Robin Hood, the legendary outlaw who allegedly stole from the rich and gave to the poor according to English folklore.
December is right around the corner, but that doesn't mean readers can't already treat themselves to some great books. That is exactly what our readers did this September when they indulged in their favorite books.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was published in 2003 and has the unusual distinction of being available in separate editions that caters to both adults and children.