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American Dirt

American Dirt

Author: Jeanine Cummins American Dirt: También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks…

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Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Author: Mark Sullivan Beneath a Scarlet Sky: Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Skyis the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours. Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He’s a normal Italian teenager—obsessed with…

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At Bertram’s Hotel

At Bertram’s Hotel

Author: Agatha Christie At Bertram’s Hotel (Miss Marple #11): An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out! When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she’s looking for at Bertram’s Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind…

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As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare As You Like It:  is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. The play’s first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility. As You Like It follows…

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Verne Around the World in Eighty Days -Extraordinary Voyages (Book # 11): “To go around the world…in such a short time and with the means of transport currently available, was not only impossible, it was madness” One ill-fated evening at the Reform Club, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions £20,000 that he can…

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Appointment with Death

Appointment with Death

Author: Agatha Christie Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot #19): Among the towering red cliffs of Petra sits the corpse of Mrs Boynton, a tiny puncture mark on her wrist the only sign of what has killed her. Hercule Poirot has only 24 hours to solve the mystery. A tyrannical old martinet, a mental sadist and…

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra: Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s Life of Marcus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra…

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne of Green Gables: As soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever . . . but will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage? Anne knows she’s not what they expected—a skinny girl with fiery…

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Author: Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina: Acclaimed by many as the world’s greatest novel, Anna Kareninaprovides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in literature. Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence…

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Andersen’s Fairy Tales

Andersen’s Fairy Tales

Author: Hans Christian Andersen Andersen’s Fairy Tales: Originally published in 1991, this collection of classic fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen has been illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist Arthur Szyk. Bright illustrated endpapers, ten full page color illustrations and numerous black and white. Stories included:“The Garden of Paradise”“Little Tiny”“The Fir Tree”“The Storks”“Little Ida’s Flowers”“The Red…

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