Books about Unity

  1. Astonishing X-Men, Volume 2: Dangerous

    by Joss Whedon
    A group of mutants face powerful foes as they attempt to protect a world that hates and fears them.

    A tragic death at the Xavier Institute reveals a powerful enemy living among the X-Men that they could never have suspected - and no, it's not Magneto. Things heat up in a way none of the X-Men ever ... (Goodreads)

  2. Insurgent

    by Veronica Roth
    The fight to save the future in a divided world, as one brave individual stands up against tyranny.

    After the events of, Divergent, , Beatrice "Tris" Prior , Tobias "Four" Eaton , Caleb Prior , Peter Hayes , and Marcus Eaton seek refuge in the Amity sector. Tris overhears Marcus and Amity leader ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1

    by Alan Moore
    A band of Victorian-era misfits join forces to protect the British Empire.

    In 1898, one year after her encounter with Dracula , Mina Murray has divorced her husband and now works for the British government. She meets with MI5 agent Campion Bond (the grandfather of James ... (Wikipedia)

  4. Sarah, Plain and Tall

    by Patricia MacLachlan
    A story of a family's journey to find love and acceptance in a new home.

    This beloved Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family. Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's ... (Goodreads)

  5. Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

    by Sebastian Junger
    An exploration of how the human need to belong influences our relationships and sense of identity.

    Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm , takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern ... (Goodreads)

  6. Long Walk to Freedom

    by Nelson Mandela
    A remarkable story of courage, perseverance and hope in the face of oppression.

    Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel ... (Goodreads)

  7. Goddesses in Everywoman

    by Jean Shinoda Bolen
    A psychological exploration of the feminine archetypes through Greek mythology, providing insight into women's personalities and relationships.

    Jean Shinoda Bolen’s celebrated work of female psychology that uses seven archetypical goddesses to describing behavior patterns and personality traits, as relevant and timeless today as when it was ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

    by Michael Patrick MacDonald
    A memoir of growing up in a poverty-stricken Irish-American neighborhood in Boston.

    Michael Patrick MacDonald grew up in "the best place in the world"–the Irish-American Old Colony projects of South Boston--where 85% of the residents collect welfare in an area with the highest ... (Goodreads)

  9. The World's Religions

    by Huston Smith
    Examination of the major religious traditions of the world, exploring their origins, beliefs, and practices.

    The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith ( Tales of Wonder ), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. To Green Angel Tower

    by Tad Williams
    Epic fantasy adventure as a kingdom is threatened by a powerful evil force.

    The story begins with the forces of Prince Josua Lackhand rallied at the Stone of Farewell, where the icy hand of the Storm King Ineluki has yet to take a deathgrip on the land. The remaining members ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community

    by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Examines the importance of Christian faith in the context of community.

    In Life Together , Dietrich Bonhoeffer, renowned Christian minister, professor, and author of The Cost of Discipleship recounts his unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years ... (Barnes & Noble)

  12. Be Here Now

    by Ram Dass
    A spiritual journey exploring the power of mindfulness and how to make the most of life.

    Describes one man's transformation upon his acceptance of the principles of Yoga & gives a modern restatement of the importance of the spiritual side of human nature. Illustrated. The book is divided ... (Goodreads)

  13. Smoky Night

    by Eve Bunting
    A young boy and his mother witness the 1992 Los Angeles riots and learn about empathy and community.

    Riots and commotion are happening around Los Angeles, where Daniel and his mother live. The family is forced to leave their apartment when the building catches fire. After all the racism and ... (Wikipedia)

  14. Life As We Knew It

    by Susan Beth Pfeffer
    A teenage girl's struggle to survive an apocalyptic disaster, relying on her resilience and resourcefulness.

    Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when a meteor knocks the moon closer to the earth. How should her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis wipe out the coasts, ... (Goodreads)

  15. Us Against You

    by Fredrik Backman
    Small town rivalry threatens the bonds of family and community as two towns battle for the same hockey team.

    The #1, New York Times, bestselling author of, A Man Called Ove, and, Beartown, returns with an unforgettable novel “about people—about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Those Who Save Us

    by Jenna Blum
    A woman's journey of self-discovery, uncovering the secrets of her mother's past.

    For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. Kokoro

    by Natsume Sōseki
    Story of an elderly man's search for companionship and solace amid loneliness and heartache.

    Part I – “Sensei and I” As the novel opens, the narrator has been left on his own in Kamakura after his friend, who invited him to vacation there, is called home by his family. One day, after ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Leaders Eat Last

    by Simon Sinek
    Explores the power of trust and how leaders can create a real connection with their teams.

    The highly anticipated follow-up to Simon Sinek’s global bestseller, Start with Why, Simon Sinek is an optimist, a visionary thinker, and a leader of the cultural revolution of WHY. His second book ... (Goodreads)

  19. Gemina

    by Amie Kaufman
    Sci-fi adventure of a crew of misfits, stranded on a mysterious space station.

    Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout ... (Goodreads)

  20. A Closed and Common Orbit

    by Becky Chambers
    A robot's adventures in a strange new world as she discovers her true identity.

    Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she wakes up in an new body, following a total system shut-down and reboot, she has no memory of what came before. As Lovelace learns ... (Goodreads)

  21. Lincoln

    by David Herbert Donald
    Biography of Abraham Lincoln, detailing his rise to power and impact on the nation.

    A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent ... (Goodreads)

  22. A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

    by Caroline Moorehead
    The story of 230 French women who were sent to Auschwitz for their involvement in the French Resistance during World War II.

    In January 1943, 230 women of the French Resistance were sent to the death camps by the Nazis who had invaded and occupied their country. This is their story, told in full for the first time—a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Habibi

    by Craig Thompson
    A love story between a young man and woman within the context of Middle Eastern culture.

    From the internationally acclaimed author of, Blankets , a highly anticipated new graphic novel. Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the ... (Goodreads)

  24. UnDivided

    by Neal Shusterman
    A group of teens set off on a journey across a broken nation to restore freedom and justice.

    Teens control the fate of America in the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman that Horn Book Magazine calls “ambitious, insightful, and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. North and South

    by John Jakes
    A story of two families divided by the Civil War and their journey to reconciliation and understanding.

    Part history, part novel, this book chronicles two great American dynasties over three generations. Though brought together in a friendship that neither jealousy nor violence could shatter, the ... (Goodreads)

  26. Homeland

    by R.A. Salvatore
    Epic saga of an elf's journey of self-discovery, redemption and revenge.

    Drizzt was born to the tenth noble House of Menzoberranzan , Daermon Na'shezbaernon (more commonly known as House Do'Urden). He was the son of Malice, the Do'Urden Matron Mother and her consort, ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Jefferson's Sons

    by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    A fictionalized account of the lives of Thomas Jefferson's enslaved children, exploring the complexities of race, family, and freedom in early America.

    The untold story of Thomas Jefferson's slave children Beverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, and while they do get special treatment ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Dead of Night

    by John Marsden
    A group of teenagers band together to fight against an invading enemy in their homeland.

    In the wake of losing Corrie and Kevin, and not knowing how either of them are faring in enemy territory, the group's morale deteriorates. Homer suggests the group attempt to track down Corrie and ... (Wikipedia)

  29. The Long War

    by Terry Pratchett
    Follow the adventures of a brave band of freedom fighters as they wage a daring war against a powerful evil empire.

    A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise ... (Wikipedia)

  30. The Journey to the East

    by Hermann Hesse
    A spiritual quest in search of truth, enlightenment and community.

    Journey to the East is written from the point of view of a man (called "H. H." in the book) who becomes a member of "The League", a timeless religious sect whose members include famous fictional and ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Sunset Park

    by Paul Auster
    A group of young people's search for purpose and identity amidst the struggles of life.

    Set during the American financial recession in 2008, the college dropout Miles Heller, who has been running from his past for seven years, is forced to leave his new girlfriend in Florida and return ... (Wikipedia)

  32. The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

    by Gail Tsukiyama
    Two brothers navigate life in post-WWII Tokyo, one training in traditional Noh theater, the other in sumo wrestling.

    Gail Tsukiyama's, The Street of a Thousand Blossoms, is a powerfully moving masterpiece about tradition and change, loss and renewal, and love and family from a glorious storyteller at the height of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  33. Rising Storm

    by Erin Hunter
    Follow a group of young cats as they take on the responsibility of protecting their forest home.

    Fireheart's traitorous enemy Tigerclaw has been vanquished and exiled from Thunder Clan – but Fireheart can't shake the feeling that he's lurking in the forest, waiting for his chance to strike. ... (Goodreads)

  34. United as One

    by Pittacus Lore
    A group of teenagers fight to protect Earth from an alien race, while struggling with their own inner turmoil.

    The seventh and final book in the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! With United as One, this action-packed series comes to a surprising, breathtaking, and utterly satisfying ... (Goodreads)

  35. The Hand of Fatima

    by Ildefonso Falcones

    La apasionante historia de un joven atrapado entre dos religiones y dos amores, en busca de su libertad y la de su pueblo España, segunda mitad del siglo XVI: hace más de medio siglo que ha ... (Goodreads)

  36. X-Men: Days of Future Past

    by Chris Claremont
    Mutant heroes team up to save the future by altering the past.

    The storyline alternates between the present year of 1980 and the future year of 2013. In the future, Sentinels rule a dystopian United States, and mutants are hunted and placed in internment camps . ... (Wikipedia)

  37. أعراس آمنة

    by Ibrahim Nasrallah

    (آعراس آمنة): لقداخترت موضوعاً صعباً، هو الموت والشهادة، وهو موضوع يغري بالعويل والبكاء والندب والميلودراما، لكنك ابتعدت ببراعة عن كل ذلك، ورحت تستبطن الحالة الفلسطينية التي تقع بين حدي الفرح والحزن، ... (Goodreads)

  38. The Nameless City

    by Faith Erin Hicks
    A graphic novel about a girl named Alexandra who uncovers the secrets of an ancient city and its monstrous inhabitants.

    The City has many names... and no name. Built on an ancient mountain pass, the City is forever being invaded by one nation or another, and every new master gives it a new name. But for the natives, ... (Goodreads)

  39. Your Blues Ain't Like Mine

    by Bebe Moore Campbell
    A powerful novel about the racial tensions and violence in the American South, told through the eyes of a young black girl.

    Now, in her first novel, repercussions are felt for decades in a dozen lives after a racist beating turns to cold-blooded murder in a small 1950s Mississippi town. Chicago-born Armstrong Tood is ... (Goodreads)

  40. We Are All Welcome Here

    by Elizabeth Berg
    A mother and daughter navigate life in a small Mississippi town, with the help of a paralyzed caregiver.

    Elizabeth Berg, bestselling author of The Art of Mending and The Year of Pleasures, has a rare talent for revealing her characters' hearts and minds in a manner that makes us empathize completely. ... (Goodreads)

  41. Until We Reach Home

    by Lynn Austin
    Three Swedish sisters immigrate to America in the late 1800s, facing hardships and struggles as they try to make a new life for themselves.

    Life in Sweden feels like an endless winter to Elin Carlson after the deaths of her parents. When circumstances become unbearable, she determines to find a safe haven for her sisters. So begins their ... (Goodreads)

  42. Milk Glass Moon

    by Adriana Trigiani
    The final book in the Big Stone Gap trilogy, following Ave Maria as she navigates motherhood, marriage, and finding her place in the world.

    Milk Glass Moon , the third book in Adriana Trigiani's bestselling Big Stone Gap series, continues the life story of Ave Maria Mulligan MacChesney as she faces the challenges and changes of ... (Goodreads)

  43. Small Country

    by Gaël Faye

    Avant, Gabriel faisait les quatre cents coups avec ses copains dans leur coin de paradis. Et puis l'harmonie familiale s'est disloquée en même temps que son "petit pays", le Burundi, ce bout ... (Goodreads)

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