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Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
Rowling, J. K.2015
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Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetl...
[3 copies, 2 reserves]
Temeraire
Temeraire
Novik, Naomi2006
Books
As Napoleon's tenacious infantry rampages across Europe, the war does not rage on land and water alone. Squadrons of aviators swarm the skies. Raining fire and acid upon their enemies, these aviators ride dragons. Captain Laurence is a satisfied man with a respectable commission aboard the ship R...
Fifty shades of Grey
Fifty shades of Grey
James, E. L.2012
Books
Romantic, liberating and totally addictive, this is a novel that will obsess you, possess you, and stay with you for ever. When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meetin...
Life of Pi : a novel
Life of Pi : a novel
Martel, Yann2012
Books
Review: After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a 16 year old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orangutan, and a 450 pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for o...
Asterix omnibus : Asterix the Gaul, Asterix and the golden sickle, Asterix and the Goths
Asterix omnibus : Asterix the Gaul, Asterix and the golden sickle, Asterix and the Goths
Goscinny, Rene, 1926-19772007
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FICTION. In this fabulous collector's edition of Asterix, the first three Asterix stories are collected in one volume for the first time ever. In Asterix the Gaul, we are introduced to our indomitable hero and his friends as they try to defend one small village in Gaul from being conquered by the...
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-18702003
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Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to a great fortress. There he learns of a hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and determines not only to escape, but to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of his enemies.
One hundred years of solitude
One hundred years of solitude
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1927-20142014
Books
A rich and brilliant chronicle of life and death, One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the mythical town of Macondo through the lives of seven generations of the doomed Buendia family. In the noble, ridiculous, beautiful, and tawdry story of the Buendias, one sees all of humanity, jus...
Killing floor
Killing floor
Child, Lee2010
Books
Jack Reacher is a tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode. Margrave has just had its first homicide in thirty years. And Reacher is the only stranger in town. So the murder is pinned on him. As nasty secrets leak out and the body count mounts, only one thing is for sure: They picked the wrong guy...
The Arabian nights : an anthology
The Arabian nights : an anthology
2014
Books
A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.
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