Archives: Books

Learn German with Stories: Café in Berlin – 10 short stories for beginners


German Short Stories For Beginners: 8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn German the Fun Way! (German Edition)


The Flight Attendant: A Novel



What if you were studying for your Ph.D. in archaeology and somehow got trapped in first-century Jerusalem after a controversial physics experiment went horribly wrong?What if you knew from your history books that a kind and decent man was going to be murdered by the powers-that-be, all because of stupid politics?What if you could prevent the murder, but you knew it might endanger the person you l... »

The Hunger Games

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Reviewed by Megan Whalen Turner If there really are only seven original plots in the world, it’s odd that boy meets girl is always mentioned, and society goes bad and attacks the good guy never is. Yet we have Fahrenheit 451, The Giver, The House of the Scorpion-and now, following a long tradition of Brave New Worlds, The Hunger Games. Collins hasn̵... »



Catching Fire


the Double Bind (2008)


The Buffalo Soldier

With his trademark emotional heft and storytelling skill, bestselling author Chris Bohjalian presents this resonant novel about the formation of an unconventional family–the ties that bind it, and the strains that pull it apart. Two years after their twin daughters died in a flash flood, Terry and Laura Sheldon, a Vermont state trooper and his wife, take in a foster child. His name is Alfred; he i... »

Secrets of Eden

EDITORIAL REVIEW: From the bestselling author of *The Double Bind*, *Midwives,* and *Skeletons at the Feast* comes a novel of shattered faith, intimate secrets, and the delicate nature of sacrifice.”There,” says Alice Hayward to Reverend Stephen Drew, just after her baptism, and just before going home to the husband who will kill her that evening and then shoot himself. Drew, tortured ... »