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By: N/A

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Barns & Noble Classics: 2005

Seller ID: 1873

ISBN: 1593082665

Condition: Very Good

Barnes & Noble Classics; Translated, introduction and notes by John McNamara. Part history and part mythology, Beowulf opens in the court of the Danish king where a horrible demon named Grendel devours men in their sleep every night. The hero Beowulf arrives and kills the monster, but joy turns to horror when Grendel’s mother attacks the hall to avenge the death of her son. Ultimately triumphant, Beowulf becomes king himself and rules peacefully for fifty years until, one dark day, a foe more powerful than any he has yet faced is aroused—an ancient dragon guarding a horde of treasure. O... View more info

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Arabian Nights the marvels and wonders of the Thousand and one nights

By: N/A

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet Classic: 1991

Seller ID: 1660

ISBN: 0451525426

Condition: Good

Signet Classics; Adapted from Richard F. Burton' s unexpurgated translation by Jack Zipes. Bawdy and exotic, Arabian Nights, features the wily, seductive Scheherazade, who saves her own life by telling tales of magical transformations, genies and wishes, flying carpets and fantastical journeys, terror and passion to entertain and appease the brutal King Shahryar. First introduced into the West in 1704, the stories of The Thousand and One Nights are most familiar to American readers in sanitized children's versions. This modern edition, based on Richard F. Burton's unexpurgated translation, ... View more info

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By: Abbott, Jeff

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 2008

Seller ID: 213

ISBN: 0525950281

Condition: As New

The international bestseller returns with his most ambitious, multidimensional, and tightly crafted thriller yet, a breakout achievement featuring his hallmark blend of ordinary people in extraordinary danger. Collision is the story of two men living very different lives; one, a successful corporate consultant who is mourning the murder of his new bride; the other, a former CIA agent known only as Pilgrim, whose current assignment for a fringe espionage agency is so treacherous he doesn't trust even his own boss. When they are thrown together in a violent, unexpected event, the two men realize... View more info

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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann Educational: 1996

Seller ID: 977

ISBN: 0435905252

Condition: Good

This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture, and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its p... View more info

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Just West of Heaven

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: 2001

Seller ID: 335

ISBN: 0312977662

Condition: Very Good

Ridge Hawkins doesn't tale the job of sheriff lightly--and Tanglewood, Nevada's transformation from outlaw outpost to civilized small town, is proof of his respect for the law. Ridge doesn't expect trouble from the new schoolteacher, but when she arrives with a precocious daughter in tow--and the suspicious air of a woman harboring a secret--Ridge knows he won't hesitate to deliver it. Sophie Dolan has never taught a day of school in her life, but she's willing to do anything to keep little Jenna safely away from someone who wants to exploit the child's gift of sight. The fact that Jenna is... View more info

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Shadow Baby

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 600

ISBN: 0312423772

Condition: Good

Today Show Book Club; Vol. 14; 243 pages; Eleven-year-old Clara is struggling to find the truth about her missing father and grandfather and her dead twin sister, but her mother refuses to talk. When Clara begins interviewing Georg Kominsky--her elderly neighbor--she finds that he is equally reticent about his own concealed history. Precocious and imaginative, Clara invents versions of Mr. Kominsky’s past, just as she invents lives for the people missing from her own shadowy history. Her journey of discovery is at the heart of this beautiful story about unlikely friendship and communion, abo... View more info

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Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1975

Seller ID: 1501

ISBN: 0380002930

Condition: Good

One of the most beloved novels of our time, Richard Adams's Watership Down takes us to a world we have never truly seen: to the remarkable life that teems in the fields, forests and riverbanks far beyond our cities and towns. It is a powerful saga of courage, leadership and survival; an epic tale of a hardy band of adventurers forced to flee the destruction of their fragile community...and their trials and triumphs in the face of extraordinary adversity as they pursue a glorious dream called "home." Watership Down is a remarkable tale of exile and survival, of heroism and leadership...the epic... View more info

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At Bertram's Hotel

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1965

Seller ID: 5

ISBN: 0671433792

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 the highly polished veneer. Yet, not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day! View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1859

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his &... View more info

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Little Women Or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy - Parts I and II

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1986

Seller ID: 1666

ISBN: 0020412401

Condition: Very Good

Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England. First published in 1869. View more info

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The Kitchen Boy

By: Alexander, Robert

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A., Penguin Books: 2004, c2003.

Seller ID: 826

ISBN: 0142003816

Condition: Good

Drawing from decades of work, travel, and research in Russia, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov as seen through the eyes of their young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs’ brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Does he hold the key to the many questions surrounding the family’s murder? Historically vivid and compelling, The Kitchen Boy is also a touching portrait of a loving famil... View more info

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The Pursuit of Marriage

By: Alexander, Victoria

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 1107

ISBN: 006051762X

Condition: Very Good

Effington Family & Friends; Cassandra Effington is one of the most delicious debutantes to ever waltz across a London ballroom. But while her identical twin sister Delia is now wed, Cassandra is still unclaimed, and everyone agrees her standards are entirely too high. So how could she possibly lose a most unseemly wager with the handsome, scandalous Viscount Berkley? The proposition: She will find him an ideal bride well before he finds her the perfect match. But Lord Berkley intends to be very hard to please. He's already chosen the right woman, and no lady Cassandra puts forward to him wi... View more info

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Enchanted Islands: A Novel

By: Amend, Allison

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2017

Seller ID: 1930

ISBN: 0804172048

Condition: Very Good

Born to immigrant parents in Minnesota just before the turn of the century, Frances Frankowski grew up coveting the life of her best friend, Rosalie Mendel. And yet, decades later, when the women reconnect in San Francisco, their lives have diverged. Rosalie is a housewife and mother, while Frances works for the Office of Naval Intelligence and has just been given a top-secret assignment: marry handsome spy Ainslie Conway and move to the Galápagos Islands to investigate the Germans living there in the build-up to World War II. Amid active volcanoes, forbidding wildlife and flora, and unfri... View more info

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The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success

By: Andrews, Andy

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2012

Seller ID: 2056

ISBN: 0785273220

Condition: Good

Join David Ponder on his incredible journey to discover the Seven Decisions for Success that can turn any life around, no matter how hopeless a situation may seem. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller, The Traveler’s Gift is the continuation of David Ponder’s story in The Traveler’s Summit. View more info

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Savannah Breeze

By: Andrews, Mary Kay

Price: $6.29

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2006

Seller ID: 1337

ISBN: 0060564660

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

Mary Kay Andrews takes us back to Savannah, Georgia, in Savannah Breeze, the uproarious sequel to her blockbuster New York Times bestseller, Savannah Blues. Breeze is the story of BeBe Loudermilk, a Southern belle who’d dearly like to get back at the handsome, two-faced con man who swindled her out of everything she owns except for a broken-down 1950s-era motel on Tybee Island. Joining BeBe on a revenge-inspired road trip south to Fort Lauderdale is her junking friend Weezie, the heroine of Blues, and a car-full of lovable misfits. Readers with a taste for the novels of Fannie Flagg, Jennife... View more info

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Summer Rental: A Novel

By: Andrews, Mary Kay

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 2012

Seller ID: 1483

ISBN: 1250021960

Condition: Good

Sometimes, when you need a change in your life, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction....Ellis, Julia, and Dorie. Best friends since Catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices she’s made over the past decade of her life. Julia—whose caustic wit covers up her wounds—has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she can’t hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her... View more info

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The High Tide Club A Novel

By: Andrews, Mary Kay

Price: $5.16

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2102

ISBN: 1250126061

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Eccentric heiress Josephine Warrick is a notorious recluse - reigning over a crumbling pink mansion on a private island, she is rarely seen but often whispered about. So when Brooke Trappnell, a struggling young lawyer, is summoned to the island, she has no idea what's in store. As she listens to Josephine recount a story of old friendship, dark secrets, and a mysterious murder, it becomes clear that Brooke is there for two reasons: to help protect Josephine's beloved island, and to make amends with her old friends, the skinny-dipping, secret-keeping girls of the The High Tide Club. To fulf... View more info

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Twilight's Child

By: Andrews, V. C.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pocket: 1992

Seller ID: 418

ISBN: 0671695142

Condition: Fair

As Mrs. James Gary Longchamp, Dawn is blissfully happy. But a legacy of deceit and betrayal still haunts her... At last Dawn can create a haven of warmth and love for her beautiful baby girl, Christie, and her darling Jimmy. Dawn is a huge success as the new owner of the Cutler's Cove hotel... And soon she and Jimmy will be blessed with a child of their own. Yet Dawn cannot quell her forebodings of evil. She can sense Grandmother Cutler's presence everywhere... Can feel her bitter hatred as if the old lady plotted her vengeance from the grave. When Dawn discovers that her brother, Philip, stil... View more info

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Bel Canto

By: Ann Patchett, Ann

Price: $4.65

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2001

Seller ID: 1327

ISBN: 0060838728

Condition: Good

In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. His hosts hope that Mr. Hosokawa can be persuaded to build a factory in their Third World backwater. Alas, in the opening sequence, just as the accompanist kisses the soprano, a ragtag band of 18 terrorists enters the vice-presidential mansion through the air conditioning ducts. Their quarry is the president, who has unfortunately stayed home to watch a favorite soap opera. And thus, from the beginning, things go awry. Among the hostages are not only Hos... View more info

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By: Anthony, Patricia

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Ace Books: 1998

Seller ID: 245

ISBN: 0441005284

Condition: Fine

376 pages; A fantasy on a soldier transported into the world of his dead comrades. He is Lee Stanhope, an American medical student fighting World War I in the British army as a sniper. The dead are all round him, ghosts unwilling to leave the battlefield. View more info