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  1. Salt: A World History

    by Mark Kurlansky
    Comprehensive overview of the influence of salt on human society, from ancient times to the present.

    In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the ... (Goodreads)

  2. The Years of Rice and Salt

    by Kim Stanley Robinson
    Alternate history of a world without Europeans, where new cultures and civilizations rise.

    The story is divided into ten parts. Book One, Awake to Emptiness , begins with Bold and Psin, scouts in Timur 's army, discovering a Magyar city where all the inhabitants have died from a plague. ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

    by Charles Seife
    The story of the number zero, its history, and its impact on mathematics, science, and society.

    The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. For centuries, the power of zero savored of the demonic; once harnessed, it ... (Goodreads)

  4. Halting State

    by Charles Stross
    A police officer investigates a daring heist in a virtual world, uncovering a criminal conspiracy.

    The plot opens with a faux email addressed to Nigel MacDonald, listing a job offer. It is later learned that this email is for a work-at-home programmer position at Hayek Associates PLC. It is then ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Cloud Atlas

    by David Mitchell
    A dynamic narrative spanning centuries, exploring the interconnectedness of humanity.

    The book consists of six nested stories; each is read or observed by a main character of the next, thus they progress in time through the central sixth story. The first five stories are each ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic

    by Tom Holland
    An exploration of the events that led to the fall of the Roman Republic.

    In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. Tom Holland’s ... (Goodreads)

  7. House of M

    by Brian Michael Bendis
    A young man with reality-altering powers struggles to cope with the consequences of his actions.

    The Marvel event of the decade is here! The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of ... (Goodreads)

  8. Girl in a Band

    by Kim Gordon
    A memoir of a female rock musician's struggles to find her identity in the music scene.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, ... (Goodreads)

  9. Saga, Volume 4

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    Intergalactic war between two species, as one family attempts to protect their child from the conflict.

    The #1, New York Times, bestseller returns! Visit new planets, meet new adversaries, and explore a very new direction as Hazel becomes a toddler, while her family struggles to stay on their feet., ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. Bad Monkeys

    by Matt Ruff
    Jane Charlotte is a member of a secret organization that eliminates evil people. But is she really a hero or a sociopath?

    The beginning of the book takes place in the mental disabilities wing of the Las Vegas Clark County Detention Center. A psychiatrist named Dr. Vale interviews Jane Charlotte, who is there for the ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Guards! Guards!: The Play

    by Stephen Briggs
    An imaginative retelling of Terry Pratchett's popular Discworld novel, set in the city of Ankh-Morpork.

    Adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs, in this book the city of Ankh-Morpork is under threat from a 60 foot fire-breathing dragon, summoned by a secret society of malcontented tradesmen. Defending ... (Goodreads)

  12. Fragments

    by Heraclitus
    A collection of aphorisms and philosophical musings on the nature of change, the universe, and human existence.

    Fragments of wisdom from the ancient world In the sixth century b.c.—twenty-five hundred years before Einstein—Heraclitus of Ephesus declared that energy is the essence of matter, that everything ... (Goodreads)

  13. Doubt, a Parable

    by John Patrick Shanley
    A priest's moral dilemma as he faces accusations of inappropriate behavior.

    The play is set in the fictional St. Nicholas Church School, in the Bronx , during the fall of 1964. It opens with a sermon by Father Flynn, a beloved and progressive parish priest, addressing the ... (Wikipedia)

  14. Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

    by Carl Sagan
    An exploration of the evolution of human intelligence and its implications for civilization.

    Com os DRAGÕES DO ÉDEN, Prémio Pulitzer, para muitos a mais bela obra do autor, os leitores de "Ciência Aberta" irão participar numa grande aventura... Num Éden perdido onde os dragões reinavam ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II

    by Denis Avey
    A British soldier's account of his time as a prisoner of war in Auschwitz and his daring attempt to swap places with a Jewish inmate.

    The almost unbelievable story of Denis Avey, now 92, began in 1944 when he was captured and sent to a POW work camp. He was put to work every day in a German factory, where he labored alongside ... (Goodreads)

  16. Horton Hears a Who!

    by Dr. Seuss
    An elephant embarks on a mission to save a small planet, proving the power of friendship.

    The book tells the story of Horton the Elephant , who, while splashing in a pool, hears a small speck of dust talking to him. Horton surmises that a small person lives on the speck and places it on a ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

    by Judith Viorst
    Alexander learns the value of money after spending it all and tries to earn it back.

    Last Sunday, Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar – and he was rich. There were so many things that he could do with all of that money! He could buy as much gum as he wanted, or even a ... (Goodreads)

  18. Foundation's Edge

    by Isaac Asimov
    A quest to discover the truth behind the mysterious origins of the galactic empire.

    Five hundred years after the establishment of the Foundation, the Mayor of Terminus , Harla Branno , is basking in a political glow, her policies having been vindicated by the recent successful ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    by Max Tegmark
    Exploring the implications of a potential future where artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.

    How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1: Squirrel Power

    by Ryan North
    A light-hearted, humorous comic about a college student with the power of a squirrel.

    Doreen Green, known as Squirrel Girl , is a human superhero with the proportional strength and speed of a squirrel, as well as the ability to speak with squirrels, like her sidekick , Tippy-Toe. ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Pigs in Heaven

    by Barbara Kingsolver
    A young girl and her adoptive mother fight for their family's rights and the power of love.

    Mother and adopted daughter, Taylor and Turtle Greer, are back in this spellbinding sequel about family, heartbreak and love. Six-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Meursault Investigation

    by Kamel Daoud
    A retelling of Albert Camus' "The Stranger" from the perspective of the Arab victim's brother. A powerful critique of colonialism and its effects.

    He was the brother of “the Arab” killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus’s classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his ... (Goodreads)

  23. Lock In

    by John Scalzi
    A sci-fi thriller involving a global pandemic and a world of augmented reality.

    The world is exposed to a highly contagious virus. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu -like symptoms. For 1%, the virus causes the victims to be fully awake, but unable to move or ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Sleeping Giants

    by Sylvain Neuvel
    A mysterious discovery of an ancient machine begins a thrilling adventure to uncover its secrets.

    A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square-shaped hole, its walls glowing with intricate ... (Goodreads)

  25. Physics of the Impossible

    by Michio Kaku
    A scientific exploration of the possibilities of the impossible, from teleportation to time machines.

    A fascinating exploration of the science of the impossible—from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks—revealing to what extent such technologies might be achievable decades or millennia ... (Goodreads)

  26. A Fire Upon the Deep

    by Vernor Vinge
    An interstellar adventure of exploration, uncovering a powerful and mysterious force.

    An expedition from Straumli Realm, an ambitious young human civilization in the high Beyond, investigates a five-billion-year-old data archive in the low Transcend that offers the possibility of ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Bulfinch's Mythology

    by Thomas Bulfinch
    A collection of the world's best-known myths and legends from ancient civilizations.

    For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and ... (Goodreads)

  28. Slammed

    by Colleen Hoover
    A young woman navigating her way through university and newfound love amidst a tumultuous family life.

    This is an alternate cover edition for , ASIN B008TRUDAS,. Following the unexpected death of her father, 18-year-old Layken is forced to be the rock for both her mother and younger brother. ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Garden of the Gods

    by Gerald Durrell
    A humorous and heartwarming memoir of the author's time in Corfu, Greece, where he and his family lived among a menagerie of animals.

    The third volume in the 'Corfu Trilogy' continues the accounts of the young Gerald Durrell during the years that he and his family lived in Corfu before the Second World War. While the animals of ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Midwich Cuckoos

    by John Wyndham
    A mysterious event in a small English village leads to the birth of telepathic children.

    Ambulances arrive at two traffic accidents blocking the only roads into the (fictional) British village of Midwich, Winshire. Attempting to approach the village, one ambulanceman becomes unconscious. ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Robopocalypse

    by Daniel H. Wilson
    Human race faces extinction from a robotic uprising, as mankind fights for survival.

    A computer scientist accidentally unleashes a supremely intelligent sentient A.I. named Archos R-14. It becomes self-aware and immediately starts planning the elimination of human civilization and ... (Wikipedia)

  32. This Song Will Save Your Life

    by Leila Sales
    A teenage girl discovers her passion for music and finds a place to belong.

    Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity ... (Goodreads)

  33. Fables, Vol. 8: Wolves

    by Bill Willingham
    A series of interconnected stories about creatures of myth and folklore, with an underlying theme of morality.

    Winner of Fourteen, Eisner, Awards Into the woods. The community of Fables living undercover in our midst has endured plenty of suffering at the hands of their longtime antagonist, the Adversary. Now ... (Goodreads)

  34. City of Glass

    by Cassandra Clare
    A shadowhunter embarks on a mission to save the city from a powerful and mysterious force.

    Clary is at Luke's house with Simon packing for her trip to Idris, in which both of them have conversations based on Clary's goal to save her mother, and the struggle she will face when she reaches ... (Wikipedia)

  35. 4th of July

    by James Patterson
    An ex-FBI agent takes on a case of a missing girl, uncovering a dangerous conspiracy.

    When Lindsay Boxer gets a lead on a recent murder of two teenagers, she responds to the call and joins Warren Jacobi on a stakeout of a Mercedes. When the car takes off, a high speed chase ends in a ... (Wikipedia)

  36. Milestones : Ma’alim Fi’l Tareeq

    by Sayed Qutb

    من أشهر كتب سيد قطب ومن أكثرها جدلاً. يتحدث فيه الكاتب عن الجيل القرآني الفريد وطبيعة المنهج القرآني، ونشأة المجتمع المسلم، والجهاد في سبيل الله، وجنسية المسلم و عقيدته باعتبارها معالم مهمة في طريق ... (Goodreads)

  37. Aunts Aren't Gentlemen

    by P.G. Wodehouse
    A retired businessman moves to the countryside and becomes entangled in a series of comical mishaps involving his eccentric neighbors.

    Concerned by pink spots on his chest, Bertie goes to see E. Jimpson Murgatroyd, the Harley Street doctor recommended by his friend Tipton Plimsoll (who himself saw Murgatroyd for spots in, Full ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Virtual Light

    by William Gibson
    Cyberpunk thriller, exploring the effects of technology on future societies.

    The plot centers around Chevette Washington, a young bicycle messenger who lives in the ad hoc , off-the-grid community that has grown on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the aftermath of a ... (Wikipedia)

  39. Clariel

    by Garth Nix
    A young woman's struggle to define her own identity in a dangerous world of magic.

    Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within the forests of Estwael, and she feels trapped ... (Goodreads)

  40. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

    by Edwin A. Abbott
    A two-dimensional world and its inhabitants explore the concept of multidimensionality.

    The story describes a two-dimensional world occupied by geometric figures, whereof women are simple line-segments, while men are polygons with various numbers of sides. The narrator is a square , a ... (Wikipedia)

  41. The Halo Effect: And the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers

    by Philip M. Rosenzweig
    Debunks common business myths and warns against relying on oversimplified formulas for success.

    Much of our business thinking is shaped by delusions – errors of logic and flawed judgments that distort our understanding of the real reasons for a company's performance. In a brilliant and ... (Goodreads)

  42. Fuzzy Nation

    by John Scalzi
    A lawyer finds himself embroiled in a legal battle over the rights of a newly discovered intelligent species.

    On the human colony planet Zara XXIII, pain-in-the-ass contract surveyor Jack Holloway is fired for letting his dog set off explosives (again) just before the explosives uncover a massive trove of ... (Wikipedia)

  43. The Invention of Hugo Cabret

    by Brian Selznick
    An orphaned boy's journey to unravel the secrets of a mechanical man and find his place in the world.

    In 1930s Paris, young Hugo Cabret and his father repair an automaton at the museum where his father works. When Hugo's father dies in a fire, his uncle brings him to live and work at the train ... (Wikipedia)

  44. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Pop-Up Adaptation

    by Robert Sabuda
    A visual journey through the magical world of Wonderland, presented in a unique and interactive style.

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is Robert Sabuda's most amazing creation ever, featuring stunning pop-ups illustrated in John Tenniel's classic style. The text is faithful to Lewis Carroll's ... (Barnes & Noble)

  45. My Inventions

    by Nikola Tesla
    Autobiography of the brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla, detailing his life, work, and inventions.

    Quyển sách là câu chuyện về cuộc đời đầy thăng trầm nhưng vô cùng ý nghĩa của Nicola Tesla, một trong những nhà phát minh vĩ đại nhất của nhân loại, người đã góp phần thay đổi hoàn toàn bộ mặt thế ... (Goodreads)

  46. Stiletto

    by Daniel O'Malley
    A secret government agency in modern-day London battles supernatural forces.

    Following the events chronicled in The Rook , Odette Leliefeld, great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter of the Grafters' leader finds herself a member of the delegation negotiating the complex ... (Wikipedia)

  47. A Natural History of Dragons

    by Marie Brennan
    A scientific and magical exploration of the dragon myth, discovering their hidden secrets.

    Marie Brennan begins a thrilling new fantasy series in, A Natural History of Dragons, combining adventure with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age. You, dear reader, continue at your own ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. Runaways, Vol. 1: Pride and Joy

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    Six young superheroes fight to save their world while uncovering secrets of their mysterious pasts.

    Meet Alex, Karolina, Gert, Chase, Molly and Nico - a group of teens whose lives are about to take an unexpected turn... Runaways vol. 1 #1-6, ... (Goodreads)

  49. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 6: Gouge Away

    by Warren Ellis
    A dystopian future, where a renegade journalist confronts corruption and deception.

    There's no faster path to paranoia and delusion that the red carpet of celebrity, and in the city no one is more famous than mega-popular attack journalist Spider Jerusalem. Nearly paralyzed by his ... (Barnes & Noble)

  50. Ms. Marvel

    by G. Willow Wilson
    Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager from Jersey City, discovers she has superpowers and becomes the new Ms. Marvel.

    Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City–until she is suddenly ... (Goodreads)

  51. Asterix and the Normans

    by René Goscinny
    Gauls and Normans clash in a hilarious adventure filled with humor, satire, and puns.

    A Norman invasion of the Gaulish village! But only trendy teenager Justforkix, visiting from Lutetia, fears them, for the Gauls have their magic potion. But the Normas themselves want to learn the ... (Goodreads)

  52. Flights

    by Olga Tokarczuk
    A collection of interconnected stories exploring the human experience of travel and movement.

    From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death, motion, and migration. ... (Goodreads)

  53. Fables, Vol. 12: The Dark Ages

    by Bill Willingham
    An epic tale of survival in a mystical and dangerous world, filled with powerful forces.

    Winner of Fourteen, Eisner, Awards Collateral Damage The great war between Fabletown and the mighty empire of the Adversary is over, and the victorious free Fables have brought their defeated enemy ... (Goodreads)

  54. Man Plus

    by Frederik Pohl
    In a race to colonize Mars, a man undergoes radical surgery to become a cyborg. But at what cost?

    In the not-too-distant future, the Cold War threatens to turn into a fighting war. Colonization of Mars seems to be mankind's only hope of surviving certain Armageddon . To facilitate this, the ... (Wikipedia)

  55. Provenance

    by Ann Leckie
    An interstellar journey of intrigue and espionage, unraveling a conspiracy spanning the universe.

    An ambitious young woman has just one chance to secure her future and reclaim her family's priceless lost artifacts in this stand-alone novel set in the world of Ann Leckie's groundbreaking, NYT ... (Goodreads)

  56. Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics

    by Gary Zukav
    An exploration of the emergent theories of quantum physics, and their implications for our understanding of reality.

    Gary Zukav has written "the Bible" for those who are curious about the mind-expanding discoveries of advanced physics, but who have no scientific background. Like a Wu Li Master who would teach us ... (Goodreads)

  57. Shadowshaper

    by Daniel José Older
    Teenager Sierra discovers her family's magical legacy and must use her powers to save her community from evil spirits.

    As her summer vacation from Octavia Butler High School starts, Sierra Santiago begins work on a mural of a dragon on a building. Known as the Tower, it is an unfinished, five-story, concrete ... (Wikipedia)

  58. Freckle Juice

    by Judy Blume
    A young boy's attempt to purchase a magically concocted potion to give him freckles.

    Nicky has freckles: they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Sitting behind him in class, Andrew once counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had ... (Goodreads)

  59. Hansel and Gretel

    by Neil Gaiman
    A retelling of the classic fairy tale, with a darker twist and a more empowered Gretel.

    "This all happened a long time ago, in your grandmother's time, or in her grandfather's. A long time ago. Back then, we all lived on the edge of the great forest." Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti ... (Goodreads)

  60. Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King
    A look into the remarkable life and legacy of the pioneering artist and architect, Filippo Brunelleschi.

    The, New York Times, bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it. On ... (Barnes & Noble)

  61. Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

    by Ernst F. Schumacher
    A critique of modern economic systems and a call for a more sustainable and human-centered approach to economics.

    "Nothing less than a full-scale assault on conventional economic wisdom." — Newsweek One the 100 most influential books published since World War II — The Times Literary Supplement Hailed as an ... (Goodreads)

  62. Sweet Tooth, Volume 1: Out of the Deep Woods

    by Jeff Lemire
    A supernatural drama about a young girl who can control plants and her mysterious allies.

    Gus, a young boy with deer features, lives a quiet life deep in the woods with his father. He learns many things, from medical care to religious prophecy. Though he loves his religious father, he ... (Wikipedia)

  63. Angels and Insects

    by A.S. Byatt
    A collection of two novellas exploring the themes of love, class, and entomology in Victorian England.

    In these breathtaking novellas, A.S. Byatt returns to the territory she explored in Possession : the landscape of Victorian England, where science and spiritualism are both popular manias, and ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number

    by Mario Livio
    A fascinating exploration of the mathematical concept of the golden ratio and its presence in art, nature, and science.

    Throughout history, thinkers from mathematicians to theologians have pondered the mysterious relationship between numbers and the nature of reality. In this fascinating book, Mario Livio tells the ... (Goodreads)

  65. The Sandman: Endless Nights

    by Neil Gaiman
    A collection of short stories exploring the magical universe of Dream and the Endless.

    'The Sandman' is a series of award-winning graphic novels. It blends modern myth and dark fantasy, in which historical drama, contemporary fiction and legend are interwoven. ... (Goodreads)

  66. Burning Chrome

    by William Gibson
    A collection of sci-fi stories, exploring a dystopian cyberpunk future.

    Ten tales, from the computer-enhanced hustlers of Johnny Mnemonic to the technofetishist blues of Burning Chrome . Johnny Mnemonic (1981) The Gernsback Continuum (1981) Fragments of a Hologram Rose ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Apocalypse Codex

    by Charles Stross
    A secret agent's mission to protect humanity from a powerful cult and its apocalyptic agenda.

    For outstanding heroism in the field (despite himself), computational demonologist Bob Howard is on the fast track for promotion to management within the Laundry, the supersecret British government ... (Goodreads)

  68. The Complete Robot

    by Isaac Asimov
    A collection of stories about robots and the future of humanity, exploring the implications of technology.

    THE COMPLETE ROBOT is the definitive anthology of Asimov's stunning visions of a robotic future… In these stories, Isaac Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics and ushers in the Robot Age: when ... (Goodreads)

  69. العبرات

    by مصطفى لطفي المنفلوطي

    هذا الكتاب عبارة عن مجموعة قصص درسها وقدمها: الدكتور رياض قاسم رئيس قسم اللغة العربية وآدابها من الجامعة اللبنانية الفرع الرابع. عبّر المنفلوطي في هذا الكتاب عمّا يجيش في مجتمعه من مشكلات انقسم حولها ... (Goodreads)

  70. All Over Creation

    by Ruth Ozeki
    A family's struggle to save their farm and the world from genetically modified crops. A story of love, loss, and the power of activism.

    A warm and witty saga about agribusiness, environmental activism, and community—from the celebrated author of My Year of Meats and A Tale for the Time Being . Yumi Fuller hasn’t set foot in her ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

    by Matt Ridley
    Examines how evolutionary biology shapes human behavior and sexuality.

    Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass , a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for ... (Goodreads)

  72. Stone Soup

    by Marcia Brown
    A group of strangers come together to contribute to a magical soup that satisfies their hunger.

    First published in 1947, this classic picture book has remained one of Marcia Brown's most popular and enduring books. The story, about three hungry soldiers who outwit the greedy inhabitants of a ... (Goodreads)

  73. Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    by John Taylor Gatto
    Critique of the modern education system, arguing that it stifles creativity and critical thinking. Proposes alternative methods of learning.

    A highly praised best-seller for over a decade, this is a radical treatise on public education that concludes that compulsory government schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders ... (Goodreads)

  74. مأساة الحلاج

    by صلاح عبد الصبور

    مأساة الحلاج مسرحية شعرية من تأليف الشاعر المصري صلاح عبد الصبور تناول فيها شخصية المنصور بن حسين الحلاج المتصوف الذي عاش في منتصف القرن الثالث للهجرة. تتكون المسرحية من فصلين سماهما عبد الصبور ... (Goodreads)

  75. Every Soul a Star

    by Wendy Mass
    Three kids from different backgrounds converge at a campground to witness a total solar eclipse, discovering themselves and each other in the process.

    Almost 13-year-old Ally lives at a campsite called The Moon Shadow where she is homeschooled by her parents along with her 10-year-old brother Kenny. Although they don't have phone reception and have ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain for Life

    by David Perlmutter
    The gut-brain connection is explored, revealing how gut microbes can impact brain health and cognitive function.

    The bestselling author of, Grain Brain, uncovers the powerful role of gut bacteria in determining your brain's destiny. Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise-from children diagnosed with ... (Barnes & Noble)

  77. The Mysterious Benedict Society

    by Trenton Lee Stewart
    A group of children embark on a dangerous mission to save the world from a mysterious mastermind.

    Reynard "Reynie" Muldoon is an orphaned boy who lives in the Stonetown Orphanage. One morning at breakfast, his tutor "Miss Perumal" notices an advertisement in the newspaper targeted towards gifted ... (Wikipedia)

  78. M Is for Magic

    by Neil Gaiman
    Collection of fantastical short stories, exploring a range of magical creatures and places.

    Stories to delight, enchant, and surprise you. Bestselling author and master storyteller Neil Gaiman here presents a breathtaking collection of tales that may chill or amuse readers - but always ... (Goodreads)

  79. First the Egg

    by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
    A simple and beautifully illustrated book that explores the life cycle of various animals and objects, showing how everything evolves from something else.

    WHICH CAME FIRST? The chicken or the egg? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation– from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly. The acclaimed author of Black? White! Day? ... (Goodreads)

  80. Fables, Vol. 16: Super Team

    by Bill Willingham
    The Fables join forces with other comic book heroes to save the world from a common enemy.

    Now why, oh why, in this mixed-up world would we saddle an important series that has never had anything to do with Super Heroes with a title like "Super Team"? And why has that snotty little ... (Goodreads)

  81. A Time of Exile

    by Katharine Kerr
    The second book in the Deverry series, following the lives of reincarnated souls in a Celtic-inspired world of magic and politics.

    The world of Deverry: an intricate tapestry of fate, past lives, and unfathomable magic. With A Time Of Exile , Katharine Kerr opens new territory in The Deverry Saga , exploring the history of the ... (Goodreads)

  82. Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body

    by Sara Pascoe
    A witty and informative exploration of the female body, its evolution, and societal expectations.

    Take a funny and illuminating tour of the female body with award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and ... (Goodreads)

  83. Timeless

    by Gail Carriger
    A time-traveling adventure of a Victorian woman and her vampire companion.

    Alexia Tarabotti, Lady Maccon, has settled into domestic bliss. Of course, being Alexia, such bliss involves integrating werewolves into London High society, living in a vampire's second best closet, ... (Goodreads)

  84. La resistencia

    by Laura Gallego García

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    A group of elderly people plan and execute a series of heists to escape their boring nursing home.

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    by Vonda N. McIntyre
    A healer travels through a post-apocalyptic world with her three snakes, searching for a cure to a deadly plague.

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    by Grayson Perry
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    by Frances Moore Lappé
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  94. Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us

    by Kate Bornstein
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  95. Eye in the Sky

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    by Isaac Asimov
    A robot named Andrew Martin strives to become human, facing prejudice and legal challenges along the way.

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    by Jackson Pearce
    Scarlett and Rosie hunt werewolves, seeking revenge for their grandmother's death. But when Scarlett falls for a werewolf, their bond is tested.

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    by Lewis Thomas
    A collection of essays exploring the interconnectedness of all living things and the wonders of biology.

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