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  1. Where the Red Fern Grows

    by Wilson Rawls
    A young boy embarks on an adventure with his beloved hunting dogs, learning valuable life lessons.

    An old man named Billy Colman rescues a redbone hound under attack by neighborhood dogs. He takes it home with him so that its wounds can heal. In light of this event, he has a flashback to when he ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Vader's Little Princess

    by Jeffrey Brown
    A humorous take on the father-daughter dynamic in the Star Wars universe.

    Darth Vader is learning that being a Sith lord and dedicated father to Princess Leia isn't quite so easy... In this irresistibly funny follow-up to the breakout bestseller Darth Vader and Son , ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time

    by Rob Sheffield
    A memoir of music, love, and loss told through a collection of mix tapes.

    In this stunning memoir, Rob Sheffield, a veteran rock and pop culture critic and staff writer for Rolling Stone magazine, tells the story of his musical coming of age, and how rock music, the first ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Sense of an Ending

    by Julian Barnes
    An exploration of memory and its impact on the present, looking at the choices we make in life.

    By an acclaimed writer at the height of his powers, The Sense of an Ending extends a streak of extraordinary books that began with the best-selling Arthur & George and continued with Nothing to Be ... (Goodreads)

  5. My Ántonia

    by Willa Cather
    A young man's reminiscences of his childhood in rural Nebraska, and of his friendships with the immigrants he met there.

    Orphaned Jim Burden rides the trains from Virginia to Black Hawk, Nebraska, where he will live with his paternal grandparents. Jake, a farmhand from Virginia, rides with the 10-year-old boy. On the ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Out Stealing Horses

    by Per Petterson
    An elderly man reflects on his past, uncovering long-buried secrets and memories.

    We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and one of the first days of ... (Goodreads)

  7. Dandelion Wine

    by Ray Bradbury
    A small town summer filled with magical moments, unfolding the secrets of life.

    Chapter 1 — Spending the night in the cupola of his grandfather's house that gives him a panoramic view of the town, Douglas wakes up early on the first day of summer and performs an elaborate series ... (Wikipedia)

  8. The Sea

    by John Banville
    A man reflects on his past and reconciles his memories of youth with the present.

    The story is told by Max Morden, a self-aware, retired art historian attempting to reconcile himself to the deaths of those he loved as a child and as an adult. The novel is written as a reflective ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Cannery Row

    by John Steinbeck
    An exploration of the lives of the inhabitants of a small town in California.

    Cannery Row has a simple premise: Mack and his friends are trying to do something nice for their friend Doc, who has been good to them without asking for reward. Mack hits on the idea that they ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Rotters' Club

    by Jonathan Coe
    A group of school friends navigating life's ups and downs during the 1970s in England.

    Three teenage friends grow up in 1970s Britain watching their lives change as their world gets involved with IRA bombs, progressive and punk rock , girls and political strikes. In 2003, a four-part ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Ocean Sea

    by Alessandro Baricco
    A poetic exploration of the sea, full of stories and emotions.

    This haunting, suspenseful tale of love and vengeance by the author of the international bestseller Silk surges with the hypnotic power of the ocean sea. In Ocean Sea , Alessandro Baricco presents a ... (Goodreads)

  12. 700 Sundays

    by Billy Crystal
    A memoir of comedian Billy Crystal's life, focusing on the 700 Sundays he spent with his father before he passed away.

    To support his family, Billy Crystal's father, Jack, worked two jobs, having only one day a week to spend with his family. Based on Crystal's one-man Broadway show of the same name, "700 ... (Goodreads)

  13. Anne of Windy Poplars

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A young woman's journey of self-determination, navigating society's expectations of her.

    Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of ... (Goodreads)

  14. Le Grand Meaulnes

    by Alain-Fournier
    A young man's journey of adventure, romance, and self-discovery.

    François Seurel, the 15-year-old narrator of the book, is the son of M. Seurel, who is the director of the mixed-ages school in a small village in the Sologne , a region of lakes and sandy forests in ... (Wikipedia)

  15. A Girl Named Zippy

    by Haven Kimmel
    A charming account of growing up in rural Indiana, exploring the joys and hardships of life.

    When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965 in Mooreland, Indiana, it was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Far Pavilions

    by M.M. Kaye
    Epic adventure story set in 19th century India, exploring the clash of East and West.

    Ashton Pelham-Martyn (Ash) is the son of a British botanist travelling through India; he is born on the road shortly before the Sepoy uprising of 1857 . His mother dies from childbed fever shortly ... (Wikipedia)

  17. The Golden Apples of the Sun

    by Ray Bradbury
    A collection of short stories that explore the human condition through fantastical and imaginative scenarios.

    Set the controls for the heart of the sun. The Captain bent in the warm air, cursing, felt his hands run over the cold machine, and while he worked he saw a future which was removed from them by the ... (Goodreads)

  18. The Little House

    by Virginia Lee Burton
    A story about a house that moves to the country and experiences a life of adventure.

    The little house first stood in the country, but gradually the city moved closer and closer. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  19. Sag Harbor

    by Colson Whitehead
    A coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1985, following a group of African American teenagers in Sag Harbor, Long Island.

    School's finally out for the summer and the return to Sag Harbor is in full swing. Teenage brothers Benji and Reggie Cooper escape their majority white preparatory academy in Manhattan. Still clad in ... (Wikipedia)

  20. A Highland Christmas

    by M.C. Beaton
    A cozy Christmas mystery set in the Scottish Highlands, featuring amateur sleuth Hamish Macbeth.

    Christmas is an ancient Roman festival, not to be celebrated by decent folk in the Scottish Highlands. Police Constable Hamish Macbeth has always loved the festivities, but this year his family is ... (Goodreads)

  21. Live from New York: An Oral History of Saturday Night Live

    by Tom Shales
    A behind-the-scenes look at the iconic sketch comedy show, featuring interviews with cast members and collaborators.

    James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales's definitive oral history of, Saturday Night Live, hailed as "incredible" (,Vulture,) and "required reading" (,People,). When first published to celebrate the 30th ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. Shoeless Joe

    by W.P. Kinsella
    A man's magical journey of redemption, as he learns to heal from the past.

    Ray Kinsella lives and farms in Iowa where he grows corn with his wife Annie and their five-year-old daughter Karin. Kinsella is obsessed with the beauty and history of American baseball , ... (Wikipedia)

  23. The Blue Castle

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery, learning to take control of her life and find true happiness.

    Valancy Stirling is twenty-nine, unmarried (and thus considered an " old maid "), and has lived her entire life with her nagging mother and gossip-minded extended family who actively discourage ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Forever

    by Pete Hamill
    A love story of two star-crossed lovers who span the ages, testing the power of eternal love.

    This widely acclaimed bestseller is the magical, epic tale of an extraordinary man who arrives in New York in 1740 and remains . . . forever. Through the eyes of Cormac O'Connor – granted immortality ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Summer Before the War

    by Helen Simonson
    A small English town on the brink of World War I, as lives and loves intertwine.

    The bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand returns with a breathtaking novel of love and war that reaches far beyond the small English town in which it is set. East Sussex, 1914. It is ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Last Picture Show

    by Larry McMurtry
    A story of a small town in Texas and the inhabitants, capturing a bygone era.

    In 1951 Sonny Crawford and Duane Jackson are high-school seniors and friends in Anarene, Texas , a small declining northern Texas town. Duane is dating Jacy Farrow, who Sonny considers the prettiest ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Things The Grandchildren Should Know

    by Mark Oliver Everett
    Memoir of the lead singer of the Eels, detailing his life, struggles, and creative process.

    How does one young man survive the deaths of his entire family and manage to make something worthwhile of his life? In Things The Grandchildren Should Know Mark Oliver Everett tells the story of what ... (Goodreads)

  28. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

    by Jamie Ford
    A touching story of the intersection of love, family, and culture during World War II.

    Henry Lee, the son of Chinese parents in Seattle , Washington, is the only Asian child at his elementary school. His father makes him wear an "I Am Chinese" button so he will not be mistaken for a ... (Wikipedia)

  29. On the Banks of Plum Creek

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    A young family's adventures in the American Midwest, settling on a homestead.

    Having left their little house on the Kansas prairie, the Ingalls family travels by covered wagon to Minnesota and settles on the banks of Plum Creek. Pa trades 2 ponies for a dugout and a stable. ... (Wikipedia)

  30. The Enchanted April

    by Elizabeth von Arnim
    Four women embark on a journey to a magical Italian villa, discovering joy and transformation.

    The novel follows four dissimilar women in 1920s England who leave their rainy, grey environments to go on holiday in Italy. Mrs Arbuthnot and Mrs Wilkins, who belong to the same ladies' club but ... (Wikipedia)

  31. When We Were Very Young

    by A.A. Milne
    A collection of charming poems, capturing the joys and innocence of childhood.

    When We Were Very Young, is a best-selling book of poetry by A. A. Milne . , It was first published in 1924, and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard . Several of the verses were set to music by Harold ... (Wikipedia)

  32. In the Café of Lost Youth

    by Patrick Modiano

    « Encore aujourd'hui, il m'arrive d'entendre, le soir, une voix qui m'appelle par mon prénom, dans la rue. Une voix rauque. Elle traîne un peu sur les syllabes et je la reconnais tout de suite : la ... (Goodreads)

  33. Beach Music

    by Pat Conroy
    A man's struggle to confront his past and find peace with his present.

    An American expatriate in Rome unearths his family legacy in this sweeping novel by the acclaimed author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini A Southerner living abroad, Jack McCall is ... (Goodreads)

  34. Just Me and My Mom

    by Mercer Mayer
    A young child spends a day with their mother, going on various adventures and having fun together.

    Head to the big city with Little Critter and his mom in this adventurous picture book! Mercer Mayer's Little Critter is spending a special day with his mom in this classic, funny, and heartwarming ... (Goodreads)

  35. Letters from Father Christmas

    by J.R.R. Tolkien
    A series of festive letters to children, telling stories of the North Pole and Santa's adventures.

    The stories are told in the format of a series of letters, told either from the point of view of Father Christmas or his elvish secretary. They document the adventures and misadventures of Father ... (Wikipedia)

  36. A Child's Christmas in Wales

    by Dylan Thomas
    A nostalgic and whimsical recollection of the author's childhood Christmas memories in Wales.

    Originally emerging from a piece written for radio, the poem was recorded by Thomas in 1952. The story is an anecdotal retelling of a Christmas from the view of a young child and is a romanticised ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Complete Tales

    by Beatrix Potter
    A collection of beloved children's stories that explore the natural world.

    This complete and unabridged collection contains all 23 of Beatrix Potter's Tales in one deluxe volume with all their original illustrations. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. A Quiet Life in the Country

    by T.E. Kinsey
    A detective's investigation into mysterious events that threaten a quiet rural community.

    Revised edition: This edition of, A Quiet Life In The Country, includes editorial revisions. Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow with a secret past. Florence Armstrong, her maid and ... (Goodreads)

  39. John

    by Cynthia Lennon
    An intimate memoir of Cynthia Lennon's life with John Lennon, from their early days in Liverpool to the height of Beatlemania.

    Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling exposé of the real John Lennon The time has come when I feel ready to tell the truth about John and me, our years together and the years since his ... (Goodreads)

  40. The Wapshot Chronicle

    by John Cheever
    The Wapshot family's decline from wealth and prestige to dysfunction and despair in a small New England town.

    Meet the Wapshots of St Botolphs. There is Captain Leander Wapshot, venerable sea-dog and would-be suicide; his licentious older son, Moses; and Moses's adoring and errant younger brother, Coverly. ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Short Stories

    by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    A collection of short stories exploring the highs and lows of life in the Jazz Age.

    Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted (and best-paid) writers of stories and ... (Goodreads)

  42. The General in His Labyrinth

    by Gabriel García Márquez
    An aging general embarks on a journey to the end of his life, reflecting on his past and the legacy he will leave behind.

    The novel is written in the third-person with flashbacks to specific events in the life of Simón Bolívar, "the General". It begins on May 8, 1830 in Santa Fe de Bogotá . The General is preparing for ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Istanbul: Memories and the City

    by Orhan Pamuk
    A personal exploration of Istanbul, an exploration of its culture, people, and history.

    A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building ... (Goodreads)

  44. The World of Yesterday

    by Stefan Zweig
    Autobiography of a Jewish writer, describing the intellectual and social life of fin de siècle Europe.

    The World of Yesterday, mailed to his publisher a few days before Stefan Zweig took his life in 1942, has become a classic of the memoir genre. Originally titled “Three Lives,” the memoir describes ... (Goodreads)

  45. The Last Days of Dogtown

    by Anita Diamant
    A tale of survival and resilience in a dying Massachusetts town in the early 1800s, told through the lives of its inhabitants and their dogs.

    “An excellent novel. A lovely and moving portrait of society’s outcasts…affirms the essential humanity of its poor and stubborn residents, for whom each day of survival is a victory” (,The New York ... (Goodreads)

  46. Rilla of Ingleside

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A coming-of-age story of a young woman during World War I, learning about life and love.

    Set almost a decade after, Rainbow Valley, , Europe is on the brink of the First World War, and Anne's youngest daughter Rilla is an irrepressible almost-15-year-old, excited about her first adult ... (Wikipedia)

  47. She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana

    by Haven Kimmel
    A memoir of growing up in a small town in Indiana, where the author finds inspiration in the women around her who defy societal expectations.

    The # 1 New York Times bestseller A Girl Named Zippy was a rare and welcome treat: a memoir of a happy childhood. Spunky, strong-willed, and too smart for her own good, Zippy Jarvis brought readers ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. The House by the Lake

    by Ella Carey
    A family saga spanning from pre-WWII Germany to modern-day Australia, centered around a lakeside house and the secrets it holds.

    The cobbled streets were dark as Isabelle hurried through the shadows, dodging in and out of doorways, constantly looking back. She worried the sound of her loudly thumping heart would give her away, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  49. Wayfaring Stranger

    by James Lee Burke
    A young man returns from WWII and becomes involved in the oil business, but his past catches up with him.

    A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the ... (Goodreads)

  50. Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    by Caroline Fraser
    Biography of pioneering author and her family's hardships, successes, and spirit.


  51. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

    by Bill Bryson
    A humorous recounting of a boy's childhood in the 1950s and his fantastical adventures.

    Bryson was born on December 8, 1951. He spent his childhood growing up in Des Moines, Iowa , part of the baby-boom generation born in the post-war years. He describes his early life and his parents, ... (Wikipedia)

  52. Cider with Rosie

    by Laurie Lee
    A poetic account of an idyllic childhood in the English countryside.

    At all times wonderfully evocative and poignant, Cider With Rosie is a charming memoir of Laurie Lee's childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a world that is tangibly real and yet reminiscent of a ... (Goodreads)

  53. The Tobacconist

    by Robert Seethaler

    Österreich 1937: Der 17-jährige Franz Huchel verlässt sein Heimatdorf, um in Wien als Lehrling in einer Trafik einem Tabak-und Zeitungsgeschäft sein Glück zu suchen. Dort begegnet er eines Tages dem ... (Goodreads)

  54. Mothering Sunday

    by Graham Swift
    A young woman's emotional journey of self-discovery as she grapples with a tragic secret.

    A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers' assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life. Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild has ... (Goodreads)

  55. First Love

    by Ivan Turgenev
    A young man's exploration of romantic love and the emotional struggles that come with it.

    This vivid, sensitive tale of adolescent love follows a 16-year-old boy who falls in love with a beautiful, older woman and experiences a whirlwind of changing emotions, from exaltation and jealousy ... (Goodreads)

  56. Sarum: The Novel of England

    by Edward Rutherfurd
    Epic saga tracing the history of an English landscape from prehistoric times to the present day.

    Sarum: The Novel of England - a novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history. This rich tapestry weaves a compelling saga of five families—the Wilsons, the Masons, the family of ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Boys of Summer

    by Roger Kahn
    Exploring the lives of a legendary baseball team and the lasting impact of their championship season.

    This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke ... (Goodreads)

  58. Telegraph Avenue

    by Michael Chabon
    Two friends navigate life's obstacles to keep their record store afloat in a changing neighborhood.

    Set in 2004, Archy Stallings, who is black, and Nat Jaffe, who is Jewish, are proprietors of Brokeland Records, a record shop located in north Oakland for twelve years. Their used vinyl business is ... (Wikipedia)

  59. How Green Was My Valley

    by Richard Llewellyn
    A Welsh family struggles with the destruction of their ancestral home and a changing way of life.

    The novel is set in South Wales during the reign of Queen Victoria . It tells the story of the Morgans, a respectable mining family of the South Wales Valleys , through the eyes of one of the sons, ... (Wikipedia)

  60. A Christmas Memory

    by Truman Capote
    A nostalgic tale of childhood innocence, exploring the bittersweet joys of the holiday season.

    Narrated by an unnamed, seven-year-old boy who is referred to as "Buddy" by his older cousin, "A Christmas Memory" is about the narrator's relationship with his older, unnamed, female cousin, to whom ... (Wikipedia)

  61. Fiddler on the Roof

    by Joseph Stein
    A poor Jewish milkman in pre-revolutionary Russia tries to uphold his traditions and marry off his daughters.

    The full text and complete lyrics, as well as photographs from the original production. One of the great works of the American musical theatre. It is darling, touching, beautiful, warm, funny and ... (Goodreads)

  62. The Magnificent Ambersons

    by Booth Tarkington
    The story of a family's rise and fall, and the changing landscape of a small town.

    The story is set in a largely fictionalized version of Indianapolis, and much of it was inspired by the neighborhood of Woodruff Place . , , The novel and trilogy trace the growth of the United ... (Wikipedia)

  63. The Fortress of Solitude

    by Jonathan Lethem
    A young man's exploration of friendship, identity and belonging in a rapidly changing world.

    From the prize-winning author of Motherless Brooklyn , a daring, riotous, sweeping novel that spins the tale of two friends and their adventures in late 20th-century America. This is the story of two ... (Goodreads)

  64. September

    by Rosamunde Pilcher
    A story of family, friends and romance, spanning across generations and continents.

    As spring comes to Scotland and the hills burst into life, a dance is planned for September. The invitations summon home the group of people Violet Aird has cared for most in her long life. The ... (Goodreads)

  65. The Tender Bar: A Memoir

    by J.R. Moehringer
    An intimate look at an unconventional family and the power of storytelling.

    In the grand tradition of landmark memoirs - a classic American story of self-invention and escape, of the fierce love between a single mother and an only son, it's also a moving portrait of one ... (Goodreads)

  66. The Reivers

    by William Faulkner
    Three men embark on a wild adventure in a stolen car, encountering various obstacles and learning valuable life lessons along the way.

    The basic plot of The Reivers takes place in the first decade of the 20th century. It involves a young boy named Lucius Priest (a distant cousin of the McCaslin/Edmonds family Faulkner wrote about ... (Wikipedia)

  67. Emily's Quest

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery and growth, struggling to find her place in the world.

    Emily Starr is now seventeen and a high school graduate. The residents of New Moon consider her an adult and allow her much more freedom. Emily and Teddy Kent have been friends since childhood, and ... (Wikipedia)

  68. Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham

    by J.R.R. Tolkien
    Two enchanting tales of adventure and magic in the English countryside, filled with Tolkien's signature world-building and mythology.

    The village of Wootton Major was well known around the countryside for its annual festivals, which were particularly famous for their culinary delights. The biggest festival of all was the Feast of ... (Wikipedia)

  69. Gone with the Wind: Part 1 of 2

    by John Escott
    A simplified retelling of the classic novel set in the American South during the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

    In Part 1, the beautiful Scarlett O'Hara learns that Ashley Wilkes, the man she loves in secret, is going to marry another woman. Even the terrible American Civil War is nothing compared to ... (Goodreads)

  70. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

    by Alexandra Fuller
    A personal exploration of the African continent, full of stories of the author's family and their life in Zimbabwe.

    In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight , Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family. In Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness , Alexandra ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Last Summer

    by Ann Brashares
    Two sisters and a boy spend their last summer together on Fire Island, navigating love, loss, and growing up.

    The story is set on Fire Island , and also partly in nearby New York City. Alice, age 21, and Riley, 24, are two sisters. Nearly every summer of their lives, they have shared the same childhood ... (Wikipedia)

  72. So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood

    by Patrick Modiano
    A man's chance encounter with an old friend leads him to investigate his past and confront his memories.

    “Modiano is an ideal writer to gorge on . . . A moody, delectable noir.” —, The New Yorker, “The best kind of mystery, the kind that never stops haunting you.” —, Entertainment Weekly, “A work of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  73. The Land of Mango Sunsets

    by Dorothea Benton Frank
    A woman leaves her wealthy life in New York to start anew in a small town in Florida, discovering the true meaning of happiness.

    Her despicable husband left her for a lingerie model who's barely more than a teenager, and her kids are busy with their own lives. But before Miriam Elizabeth Swanson can work herself up into a true ... (Barnes & Noble)

  74. The Museum of Innocence

    by Orhan Pamuk
    A story of unrequited love set in the city of Istanbul, exploring the power of nostalgia and memory.

    Kemal has been engaged to a pretty girl named Sibel for two months when he meets a shop girl, Füsun, while buying a handbag for his fiancee. What follows in the next month and a half is an intense ... (Wikipedia)

  75. The World of Downton Abbey

    by Jessica Fellowes
    A behind-the-scenes look at the popular TV series, exploring the historical context, characters, and sets of Downton Abbey.

    , A lavish look at the real world–both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series, Downton Abbey, , , , , , ,, April 1912. The ... (Goodreads)

  76. The Relatives Came

    by Cynthia Rylant
    A family reunion brings joy and chaos as relatives from far away come to visit.

    In a rainbow-colored station wagon that smelled like a real car, the relatives came. When they arrived, they hugged and hugged from the kitchen to the front room. All summer they tended the garden ... (Goodreads)

  77. Last Bus to Wisdom

    by Ivan Doig
    A young boy embarks on an eventful journey of self-discovery, learning about life along the way.

    The final novel from a great American storyteller., Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the ... (Goodreads)

  78. No Great Mischief

    by Alistair MacLeod
    A saga tracing a family's journey through generations of displacement and displacement.

    Alistair MacLeod musters all of the skill and grace that have won him an international following to give us No Great Mischief , the story of a fiercely loyal family and the tradition that drives it. ... (Goodreads)

  79. On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl on One Beautiful April Morning

    by Haruki Murakami
    A chance encounter with a woman prompts the narrator to reflect on the nature of love and missed opportunities.

    A short story by Haruki Murakami ... (Goodreads)

  80. Disney Sleeping Beauty

    by Michael Teitelbaum
    A retelling of the classic fairytale of Princess Aurora and her three fairy godmothers.

    YOUNG AND OLD fans will love this full-color Little Golden Book retelling of Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty"–the story of Princess Aurora and the three good fairies who try to protect her from ... (Goodreads)

  81. This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

    by Ivan Doig
    A memoir of growing up in Montana, exploring the landscapes and people that shaped the author's identity.

    Ivan Doig grew up in the rugged wilderness of western Montana among the sheepherders and denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranches. What he deciphers from his past with piercing clarity is ... (Goodreads)

  82. Dancing at the Rascal Fair

    by Ivan Doig
    Two Scottish immigrants navigate life in Montana, facing love, loss, and the challenges of homesteading in the American West.

    The central volume in Ivan Doig's acclaimed Montana trilogy, Dancing at the Rascal Fair is an authentic saga of the American experience at the turn of this century and a passionate, portrayal of the ... (Goodreads)

  83. Boys in the Trees

    by Carly Simon
    Memoir of Carly Simon's life, loves, and music career, including her marriage to James Taylor and struggles with anxiety and stage fright.

    The Instant #1, New York Times, Bestseller A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year! "Intelligent and captivating. Don't miss it." -, People Magazine, "One of the best celebrity memoirs of the ... (Goodreads)

  84. The Radetzky March

    by Joseph Roth
    The decline of the Austro-Hungarian Empire is chronicled through the story of three generations of the Trotta family.

    Radetzky March relates the stories of three generations of the Trotta family, professional Austro-Hungarian soldiers and career bureaucrats of Slovenian origin — from their zenith during the empire ... (Wikipedia)

  85. The Blue Umbrella

    by Ruskin Bond
    A young girl in a small Indian village becomes enamored with a beautiful blue umbrella, but it is soon stolen.

    'The umbrella was like a flower, a great blue flower that had sprung up on the dry brown hillside.' In exchange for her lucky leopard's claw pendant, Binya acquires a beautiful blue umbrella that ... (Goodreads)

  86. Letters from Skye

    by Jessica Brockmole
    A woman discovers her connections to a family living on a remote Scottish island.

    A sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, Jessica Brockmole’s atmospheric debut novel captures the indelible ways that people fall in love, and celebrates the ... (Goodreads)

  87. Edensor

    by Andrea Hirata
    A heartfelt story of a boy growing up in an Indonesian village, facing the challenges of life.

    Aku ingin mendaki puncak tantangan, menerjang batu granit kesulitan, menggoda mara bahaya, dan memecahkan misteri dengan sains. Aku ingin menghirup berupa-rupa pengalaman lalu terjun bebas menyelami ... (Goodreads)

  88. Uncle Tungsten

    by Oliver Sacks
    Memoir of Oliver Sacks' childhood, exploring his fascination with chemistry and his eccentric family.

    In Uncle Tungsten Sacks evokes, with warmth and wit, his upbringing in wartime England. He tells of the large science-steeped family who fostered his early fascination with chemistry. There follow ... (Goodreads)

  89. Betsy-Tacy and Tib

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