Books about Safety

  1. The Mist

    by Stephen King
    A group of survivors confront terror and terrorizing creatures in a thick mist.

    The morning after a severe thunderstorm , an unnaturally thick mist gradually envelopes the small town of Bridgton, Maine. Artist David Drayton, along with his son Billy and neighbor Brent Norton ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Pit and the Pendulum - an Edgar Allan Poe Short Story

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A man is sentenced to death by a cruel Spanish Inquisition, and struggles against insurmountable odds to survive.

    The unnamed narrator is brought to trial before sinister judges of the Spanish Inquisition . Poe provides no explanation of why he is there or of the charges on which he is being tried. Before him ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Watership Down

    by Richard Adams
    A group of rabbits embark on a treacherous journey to find a new home.

    In the Sandleford warren , ,[b], Fiver, a young runt rabbit who is a seer , receives a frightening vision of his warren's imminent destruction. , When he and his brother Hazel fail to convince their ... (Wikipedia)

  4. Watchers

    by Dean Koontz
    A story of terror and suspense as a genetically engineered creature wreaks havoc in a small town.

    Travis Cornell, a former Delta Force operative, feels that his life has become pointless, and is exploring a canyon near his home when he encounters two genetically engineered creatures that have ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Pet Sematary

    by Stephen King
    A family's terrifying journey of life and death, as the line between the living and the dead blurs.

    Louis Creed, a doctor from Chicago , is appointed director of the University of Maine 's campus health service. He moves to a large house near the small town of Ludlow with his wife Rachel, their two ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Black Ice

    by Anne Stuart
    A young woman travels to the Arctic Circle to escape her past, but finds herself caught in a dangerous game of love and betrayal.

    Living paycheck to paycheck in Paris, American book translator Chloe Underwood would give anything for some excitement and passion–even a little danger. So when she's offered a lucrative weekend gig ... (Goodreads)

  7. Afraid

    by Jack Kilborn
    A group of people are stranded in a remote town, where they are hunted by a sadistic killer.

    ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? YOU WILL BE . . . Welcome to Safe Haven, Wisconsin. Miles from everything, with one road in and out, this peaceful town has never needed a full-time police force. Until ... (Goodreads)

  8. Whispers

    by Dean Koontz
    A family's battle against a mysterious force that is transforming their lives.

    Hilary Thomas, a screenwriter living in Los Angeles, is attacked in her home by Bruno Frye, a mentally disturbed man whose vineyard in Napa Valley she recently visited. Frye tries to rape her, but ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Desperation

    by Stephen King
    A small town terrorized by a mysterious force, with a group of strangers struggling for survival.

    Alternate Cover Edition ISBN 0451188462 (ISBN13: 9780451188465) There's a place along Interstate 50 that some call the loneliest place on Earth. It's known as Desperation, Nevada. It's not a very ... (Goodreads)

  10. Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror, Vol. 1

    by Junji Ito
    A small town is plagued by a supernatural force that causes events to take strange and terrifying turns.

    Uzumaki follows a high-school teenager, Kirie Goshima (,五島桐絵,) ; her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito (,斎藤秀一,) ; and the citizens of the small, quiet Japanese town of Kurouzu-cho (,黒渦町,, Black Vortex Town,) ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Silence

    by Becca Fitzpatrick
    A coming of age story of a young girl and her struggle to stay true to her faith in a dangerous and uncertain world.

    Soon to be a major motion picture! The third book in the breathtaking, New York Times, bestselling Hush, Hush saga, featuring exclusive content. Nora Grey can’t remember anything from the past five ... (Barnes & Noble)

  12. Red Country

    by Joe Abercrombie
    Epic fantasy tale of a family in search of justice in a war-torn land.

    A, New York Times, bestseller!,They burned her home.,They stole her brother and sister.,But vengeance is following. Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she'll have to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story

    by Hyeonseo Lee
    A harrowing journey of escape from a repressive regime and the struggle to find a new life in freedom.

    An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her ... (Goodreads)

  14. Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

    by Mary Roach
    An exploration of the science behind war, and the innovative ways to keep soldiers safe.

    Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries—panic, exhaustion, heat, noise—and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Walking Dead, Book Two

    by Robert Kirkman
    Survivors of a zombie apocalypse fight for survival in a dangerous world.

    This hardcover features issues #13-24 of the hit series along with the covers for each of the issues, all in one oversized hardcover volume. Continuing the tale of Rick Grimes and his band of ... (Goodreads)

  16. Hello, Darkness

    by Sandra Brown
    A radio personality is stalked by a fan who knows her every move. She must confront her past to uncover the stalker's identity.

    Librarian’s note: This is a previously-published edition of, paperback, ISBN: 9781416537779,., For Paris Gibson, her popular late-night radio show is both an escape and her one real contact with the ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Tommyknockers

    by Stephen King
    A small town is affected by a mysterious force after a buried alien spacecraft is discovered.

    While walking in the woods near the small town of Haven, Maine, Roberta "Bobbi" Anderson, a writer of Wild West -themed fiction, stumbles upon a metal object that turns out to be a protrusion of a ... (Wikipedia)

  18. I Am Watching You

    by Teresa Driscoll
    A woman's quest to uncover the truth about a mysterious disappearance in her small town.

    When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it—until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is ... (Goodreads)

  19. Not Without My Daughter

    by Betty Mahmoody
    A woman's dramatic fight for freedom from an oppressive husband in a foreign land.

    It was August 3, 1984. Moody, Betty, and Mahtob had spent two days traveling from their home in Detroit to Moody's native country of Iran. In preparation for their arrival, Betty, at Moody's request, ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Odd Hours

    by Dean Koontz
    A supernatural mystery-thriller in which a man discovers the hidden power of a mysterious book.

    Only a handful of fictional characters are recognized by first name alone. Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas is one such literary hero who has come alive in listeners' imaginations as he explores the greatest ... (Goodreads)

  21. Blink

    by Ted Dekker
    A young woman's journey of survival and redemption, as she attempts to unlock the secrets of her past.

    Protagonist Seth Border is a college student who has one of the world's highest IQs . One day he begins developing a tremendous skill: the ability to see multiple possible futures. This ability first ... (Wikipedia)

  22. More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    by Alvin Schwartz
    A collection of spooky tales that will make you shiver with fright.

    All those who enjoyed shuddering their way through Alvin Schwartz's first volume of Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark will find a satisfyingly spooky sequel in this new collection of the macabre, the ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers

    by Stan Berenstain
    A family of bears learn the importance of being aware of strangers.

    When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. ... (Goodreads)

  24. Still Missing

    by Chevy Stevens
    A woman's struggle to free herself from captivity, and reclaim her life.

    On the day she was abducted, Annie O’Sullivan, a 32-year-old realtor, had three goals - sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient ... (Goodreads)

  25. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    by Ishmael Beah
    A gripping tale of a child soldier's journey to survive and reclaim his humanity.

    My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life.,"Why did you leave Sierra Leone?","Because there is a war.","You mean, you saw people running around with guns and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. The Boy on the Wooden Box

    by Leon Leyson
    A Holocaust survivor's account of his childhood, living in fear and struggling for survival.

    Even in the darkest of times— especially in the darkest of times—there is room for strength and bravery. A remarkable memoir from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on ... (Goodreads)

  27. The Guardian

    by Dee Henderson
    A suspenseful story of a woman's search for justice and redemption.

    A federal judge has been murdered. There is only one witness, and an assassin wants her dead. U.S. Marshall Marcus O'Malley thought he knew the risks of the assignment . . . but he was wrong. ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

    by Nancy Farmer
    A futuristic adventure of three children in search of their parents in a dystopian world.

    In Zimbabwe in the year 2194, Chief of Security General Matsika leads a battle against the gangs which terrorize the nation. His three children, Tendai, Rita, and Kuda, are kept in a fortified ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Live Wire

    by Harlan Coben
    An ex-marine tries to protect his family from a dangerous and unknown threat.

    When Myron's client, former tennis star Suzze T, and her rock star husband, Lex Ryder, encounter an anonymous Facebook post questioning the paternity of their unborn child, Lex runs off. Suzze – at ... (Wikipedia)

  30. Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

    by Ina May Gaskin
    A comprehensive guide to childbirth, highlighting the power of the female body.

    What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you., Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of ... (Goodreads)

  31. A Pocket for Corduroy

    by Don Freeman
    A teddy bear's quest to find a pocket for himself, learning the power of friendship and resilience along the way.

    Come along with Corduroy as he goes on an all-new adventure. Corduroy, with his unaffected simplicity and childlike emotion, is one of the best-loved bears in children's books. His story has become ... (Goodreads)

  32. A House for Hermit Crab

    by Eric Carle
    A hermit crab searches for a new home and meets new friends along the way.

    Poor Hermit Crab! He's outgrown his snug little shell, so he finds himself a larger one – and many new friends to decorate and protect his new house. But what will happen when he outgrows this shell ... (Goodreads)

  33. Four Past Midnight

    by Stephen King
    Four horror stories exploring the mysteries of fate, time and the supernatural.

    At midnight comes the point of balance. Of danger. The instang of utter stillness when between two beats of the heart, an alternative reality can slip through, like a blade between the ribs, and ... (Goodreads)

  34. Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

    by Eric Schlosser
    An exploration of nuclear weapon safety and the risk of catastrophic accidents.

    A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking ... (Goodreads)

  35. Ellen Foster

    by Kaye Gibbons
    A young girl's struggle to find a permanent home and family in the face of abuse and neglect.

    Ellen is an only child who does not have a real home, even at the time when both her parents are still alive. Her father is " trash " and has a drinking problem , and the whole atmosphere is one of ... (Wikipedia)

  36. A Stolen Life

    by Jaycee Dugard
    A woman's harrowing account of being kidnapped and held captive for 18 years.

    On 10 June 1991, eleven-year-old Jaycee Dugard was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in Tahoe, California. It was the last her family and friends saw of her for over eighteen ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Gambler

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    A story of addiction and gambling, and the psychological depths of a man’s desperation.

    The first-person narrative is told from the point of view of Alexei Ivanovich, a tutor working for a Russian family living in a suite at a German hotel. The patriarch of the family, The General, is ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Cujo

    by Stephen King
    An unsuspecting family is terrorized by an unexpected force, leading to a fight for survival.

    The story takes place in the setting for many King stories: the fictional town of Castle Rock , Maine . Revolving around two local families, the narrative is interspersed with vignettes from the ... (Wikipedia)

  39. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

    by Stephenie Meyer
    A story of a newborn vampire's courage in the face of danger and death.

    The story begins with Bree and Diego hunting for human blood in Seattle , Washington. Bree has been a vampire for three months, and Diego has been one for eleven months. Together they kill and drink ... (Wikipedia)

  40. The Woman in Cabin 10

    by Ruth Ware
    An intrepid reporter embarks on a luxury cruise, uncovering a dark and dangerous mystery.

    INSTANT, NEW YORK TIMES, AND, USA TODAY, BESTSELLER, , FROM THE AUTHOR OF, IN A DARK, DARK WOOD, , Featured in TheSkimm, , An, Entertainment Weekly, “Summer Must List” Pick, , A, New York Post, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. Books of Blood: Volumes One to Three

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories, exploring the themes of mortality and supernatural horror.

    "Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red." For those who only know Clive Barker through his long multigenre novels, this one-volume edition of the Books of Blood is a welcome ... (Goodreads)

  42. End of Watch

    by Stephen King
    A retired detective confronts a powerful and mysterious force that has returned to terrorize a small town.

    Retired detective Bill Hodges, who now with his sidekick Holly runs the private investigation agency Finders Keepers, is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer . Given only months to live, he finds himself ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Through the Woods

    by Emily Carroll
    Dark, surreal tales filled with mysterious creatures and eerie landscapes.

    Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  44. Full Dark, No Stars

    by Stephen King
    Four suspenseful stories of retribution, exploring the depths of human darkness.

    "I believe there is another man inside every man, a stranger..." writes Wilfred Leland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up "1922." the first in this pitch-black quartet ... (Goodreads)

  45. What to Expect the First Year

    by Heidi Murkoff
    A comprehensive guide to parenting a newborn, covering all aspects of caring for a baby.

    Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has ... (Goodreads)

  46. Behind Closed Doors

    by B.A. Paris
    Psychological thriller about a seemingly perfect marriage hiding a sinister secret.

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER YOU CAN'T MISS! The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? “A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A ... (Barnes & Noble)

  47. Five Weeks in a Balloon

    by Jules Verne
    An adventure-filled journey to explore the African continent in a hot-air balloon.

    A scholar and explorer, Dr. Samuel Fergusson, accompanied by his manservant Joe and his friend professional hunter Richard "Dick" Kennedy, sets out to travel across the African continent — still not ... (Wikipedia)

  48. The Calm Before

    by Robert Kirkman
    Survivors of a mysterious virus battle to protect the last vestiges of humanity.

    The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility., An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  49. Don't Look Now and Other Stories

    by Daphne du Maurier
    A collection of eerie and suspenseful short stories, including the famous "Don't Look Now."

    A married couple on holiday in Venice are caught up in a sinister series of events. A lonely schoolmaster is impelled to investigate a mysterious American couple. A young woman loses her cool when ... (Goodreads)

  50. Scaredy Squirrel

    by Mélanie Watt
    A brave squirrel embarks on a series of adventures to overcome his fears.

    Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It's way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes ... (Goodreads)

  51. No Exit

    by Taylor Adams
    A young woman's fight for survival against a mysterious captor.

    “What a box of tricks! This full-throttle thriller, dark and driving, rivals Agatha Christie for sheer ingenuity and James Patterson for flat-out speed. Swift, sharp, and relentless.” — A. J. Finn, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  52. Owl Babies

    by Martin Waddell
    Three young owls worry and wait for their mother to come back home.

    This is the story of three baby owls who wake up one night in their hole in the tree to find that their mother has gone, so they sit on the branch and wait, wondering when she will return. At last ... (Goodreads)

  53. The Chemist

    by Stephenie Meyer
    An ex-secret agent is forced to come out of hiding to protect herself from those she once served.

    In this gripping page-turner, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life. She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. Hunger

    by Michael Grant
    A dystopian adventure of survival in a world without adults, with only children left to fend for themselves.

    The second book in Michael Grant's New York Times bestselling Gone series, Hunger is a thrilling, action-packed story that is impossible to put down. It's been three months since all the adults ... (Barnes & Noble)

  55. Alone

    by Lisa Gardner
    A detective races against time to uncover the truth behind a missing woman's disappearance.

    Alone . . . Massachusetts State Trooper Bobby Dodge watches a tense hostage standoff unfold through the scope of his sniper rifle. Just across the street, in wealthy Back Bay, Boston, an armed man ... (Goodreads)

  56. Bloody Bones

    by Laurell K. Hamilton
    A supernatural thriller that follows a monster hunter as she navigates a dangerous world of magic and mystery.

    Bloody Bones begins on Saint Patrick's Day , shortly after the events of the previous Anita Blake novel,, The Lunatic Cafe, . Like the previous novels, the novel opens with Anita considering a ... (Wikipedia)

  57. Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

    by Atul Gawande
    A surgeon's exploration of medical excellence, uncovering the highest standards of care.

    The struggle to perform well is universal: each one of us faces fatigue, limited resources, and imperfect abilities in whatever we do. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Eye of Minds

    by James Dashner
    A group of gamers must enter a virtual reality world to stop a rogue hacker from causing real-life harm.

    In the future, humankind has developed a new interpretation of gaming in the form of a virtual reality system known as the VirtNet, which contains various games, including "Lifeblood", a re-creation ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Right Behind You

    by Lisa Gardner
    A gripping story of justice, revenge and the power of family.

    THE #1, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER! Lisa Gardner's latest thriller following her runaway hit Find Her takes her wildly popular brand of suspense to new heights. Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash's ... (Goodreads)

  60. Panic

    by Lauren Oliver
    In a small town, a game of Panic is played every summer, where the stakes are high and the risks are deadly.

    From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a captivating, thrilling novel of fear, friendship, courage, and hope that will leave readers gasping for air. Panic began as so many things ... (Barnes & Noble)

  61. Blindsighted

    by Karin Slaughter
    A small Georgia town is rocked by a series of gruesome murders, and it's up to a female detective to solve the case.

    A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it’s only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. Books of Blood, Volume One

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories exploring the depths of the darkest realms of human imagination.

    The Books of Blood combine the ordinary with the extraordinary while radiating the eroticism that has become Barker's signature. Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable ... (Goodreads)

  63. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    by Judith Kerr
    A family's escape from Nazi Germany during World War II.

    Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

    by Gavin de Becker
    Examining how fear can be used to protect oneself from violence, and how it is a valuable tool.

    True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted ... (Goodreads)

  65. Sole Survivor

    by Dean Koontz
    A man discovers a conspiracy that puts his family in danger and must fight to protect them.

    The novel centers around Joe Carpenter, a man who lost his wife and two daughters in a plane crash the year prior. Joe has never been able to fully cope with their deaths, and on the one year ... (Wikipedia)

  66. Deadline

    by Mira Grant
    A medical thriller about a virus outbreak and its impact on the world.

    Shaun Mason is a man without a mission. Not even running the news organization he built with his sister has the same urgency as it used to. Playing with dead things just doesn't seem as fun when ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Great God Pan

    by Arthur Machen
    A horror story of a sinister experiment that unleashes a terrifying supernatural creature.

    The Great God Pan" is a novella written by Arthur Machen. A version of the story was published in the magazine Whirlwind in 1890, and Machen revised and extended it for its book publication (together ... (Goodreads)

  68. Broken

    by Kelley Armstrong
    A woman's quest to uncover the dark secrets of her family's past, and the danger that threatens her future.

    In this story the half-demon Xavier calls in a favour - steal Jack the Ripper 's From Hell letter away from a Toronto collector who had himself stolen it from the British police files. It seems ... (Wikipedia)

  69. Ill Wind

    by Rachel Caine
    A young woman's quest to save her family from a supernatural threat.

    Someone's finally doing something about the the first in this series by the New York Times bestselling author of Ink and Bone and the Morganville Vampires series. It's "A FUN READ" (Jim ... (Barnes & Noble)

  70. The Taking

    by Dean Koontz
    A family's fight for survival against a mysterious and deadly force.

    In the midst of an oddly sudden rain storm, author Molly Sloan awakens in the middle of the night. Unable to return to sleep, she leaves her husband Neil slumbering in bed and goes downstairs to work ... (Wikipedia)

  71. Ice Station

    by Matthew Reilly
    A team of special forces soldiers on a mission to save an Antarctic research station from a mysterious enemy.

    After a diving team at Wilkes Ice Station is killed, the station sends out a distress signal. A team of United States Force Recon Marines led by Shane Schofield , code named Scarecrow, arrives at the ... (Wikipedia)

  72. 14th Deadly Sin

    by James Patterson
    Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club investigate a series of murders linked to an infamous serial killer.

    This book has two main plots and a number of subplots. Detective Lindsay Boxer is attending a birthday party for one of the girls in her group, dubbed by themselves as the Women's Murder Club. As has ... (Wikipedia)

  73. Burned Alive

    by Souad
    A survivor's account of her brutal, harrowing experience of being burned alive by her family.

    When Souad was seventeen she fell in love. In her village, as in so many others, sex before marriage was considered a grave dishonour to one's family and was punishable by death. This was her crime. ... (Goodreads)

  74. Shadows over Innsmouth

    by Stephen Jones
    A collection of horror stories set in the fictional town of Innsmouth, where dark secrets and ancient evils lurk.

    Librarian Note,: Please do not confuse this anthology with the original novella "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by H.P. Lovecraft. Although "Shadows Over Innsmouth" includes the said novella, the book is ... (Goodreads)

  75. On the Street Where You Live

    by Mary Higgins Clark
    A young woman investigates a murder that occurred in her hometown decades ago, uncovering dark secrets and putting herself in danger.

    In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked... Following a nasty divorce and the ... (Goodreads)

  76. Thor: God of Thunder, Volume 2: Godbomb

    by Jason Aaron
    Thor battles a madman who seeks to destroy all gods across time and space. A thrilling adventure that tests the limits of the God of Thunder.

    Somewhere at the end of the time, all the gods of the universe are enslaved, working to build a machine that will forever change the face of creation. What is the Godbomb? And what can Thor do to ... (Goodreads)

  77. Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

    by Mark Adams
    An adventurous journey to uncover the secrets of Peru's Machu Picchu.

    THE, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLING TRAVEL MEMOIR,What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?,In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into ... (Barnes & Noble)

  78. The Tomb and Other Tales

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of short horror stories that explore the depths of human fear and the unknown.

    The Tomb and other Tales- ... (Goodreads)

  79. Vampire Blood Trilogy

    by Darren Shan
    A young boy becomes a half-vampire and must navigate the dangerous world of vampires and their enemies.

    In, Cirque Du Freak, two best friends, Darren Shan, and Steve "Leopard" Leonard go to see the Cirque Du Freak, an illegal and mysterious freak show. They see many amazing events and "freaks", along ... (Wikipedia)

  80. The Last Girl

    by Joe Hart
    In a dystopian future, a young woman fights to survive in a world where women are scarce and hunted.

    A mysterious worldwide epidemic reduces the birthrate of female infants from 50 percent to less than 1 percent. Medical science and governments around the world scramble in an effort to solve the ... (Goodreads)

  81. Cirque Du Freak: A Living Nightmare

    by Darren Shan
    A teenage boy embarks on a thrilling journey to an underground world of vampires and monsters.

    Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human/half animals who interact terrifyingly with the ... (Goodreads)

  82. One Year After

    by William R. Forstchen
    A post-apocalyptic tale of survival, as a small town works to rebuild after an EMP attack.

    John Matherson is a professor of history at the local Montreat Christian College . A retired U.S. Army colonel and Gulf War veteran, he had moved to Black Mountain with his family when his late wife ... (Wikipedia)

  83. The Monkey's Paw

    by Diane Mowat
    A cursed monkey's paw grants three wishes to a family, but at a terrible cost.

    Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlour of Laburnam Villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were at chess, the former, who possessed ideas about ... (Goodreads)

  84. I Am David

    by Anne Holm
    An orphan's journey of escape and redemption, seeking freedom and a place to belong.

    12-year-old David has lived in a concentration camp for as long as he can remember. While the people who run the camp are only referred to as them , later in the book it is stated that they came to ... (Wikipedia)

  85. Mars, Vol. 1

    by Fuyumi Soryo
    A group of astronauts embark on a mission to colonize Mars, but face unexpected challenges and conflicts.

    Kira Aso and Rei Kashino meet when Rei asks Kira for directions to a local hospital one day in the park, but instead of telling him the directions she draws him a map and hands it to him without ... (Wikipedia)

  86. In the Tall Grass

    by Stephen King
    Siblings venture into a field of tall grass, only to become lost and trapped in a nightmare of supernatural terror.

    Cal and Becky Demuth are inseparable siblings (being called Irish twins by their parents, although they are 19 months apart). Becky finds out during her sophomore year of college that she is pregnant ... (Wikipedia)

  87. See How They Run

    by James Patterson
    A gripping thriller about a family on the run from a dangerous killer who will stop at nothing to catch them.

    Outside New York City, the palatial home of Dr. David Strauss's parents is attacked by gunmen during a glittering party. As he watches helplessly, his wife is murdered. In Los Angeles, Strauss's ... (Goodreads)

  88. Just for You

    by Mercer Mayer
    A tale of a young girl's journey to self-confidence and self-acceptance.

    Little Critter is trying his best to be a help to his mother in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he's trying to make breakfast, mow the lawn, or carry the groceries, both parents ... (Goodreads)

  89. Black House

    by Stephen King
    A police detective and an ex-FBI agent investigate a mysterious murder in a small town.

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