The Long Road Home
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

The Long Road Home


  • Author: Stephen King
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • File Size: 35428179 Bytes


Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower...now presented in a stunning graphic novel form that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King.“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With these unforgettable words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King’s iconic character Roland Deschain of Gilead. Roland is the last of his kind, a “gunslinger” charged with protecting whatever goodness and light remains in his world—a world that “moved on,” as they say. In this desolate reality—a dangerous land filled with ancient technolo...

The Little Sisters of Eluria

The Little Sisters of Eluria


  • Author: Stephen King
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • File Size: 114576678 Bytes


Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower...presented in a stunning graphic novel form that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King.“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With these unforgettable words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King’s iconic character Roland Deschain of Gilead. Roland is the last of his kind, a “gunslinger” charged with protecting whatever goodness and light remains in his world—a world that “moved on,” as they say. In this desolate reality—a dangerous land filled with ancient technology a...

The Glass Castle
Score: 4.5
From 151 Ratings

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-01-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416544661


The Glass Castle Book Description :

Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents w...

The Glass Castle
Score: 4
From 710 Ratings

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-12-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1416550607


The Glass Castle Book Description :

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea...

The Glass Castle
Score: 4.5
From 141 Ratings

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-03-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743247535


The Glass Castle Book Description :

In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric, and severely misguided family....

The Glass Castle
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Trisha Priebe
  • Publisher : Barbour Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781634097628


The Glass Castle Book Description :

You'll love joining Avery in the adventures of The Glass Castle where the setting from The Chronicles of Narnia meets the action from Alice in Wonderland. Avery dragged her three-year-old brother behind a boxwood bush and listened for footsteps in the brittle leaves. She couldn’t be sure which was louder—the person on their trail or her own heart, galloping like a stallion in her ears. With one hand over Henry’s mouth, Avery looked down at the nicest dress she owned. Not only had she torn the ruffles and destroyed the hem, but the white linen stood out in the shadowy woods, making her an easy target. If she survived this afternoon and made it home tonight—and that felt like a giant if—her father would demand to know why her dress was staine...

The Silver Star
Score: 4
From 54 Ratings

The Silver Star


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-06-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471129100


The Silver Star Book Description :

A stunning, heartbreaking novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world - a triumph of imagination and storytelling. It is 1970. 'Bean' Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz fifteen when their artistic mother Charlotte, a woman who 'flees every place she's ever lived at the first sign of trouble', takes off to 'find herself'. She leaves the girls enough money for food to last a month or two. But when Bean gets home from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz board a bus from California to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying antebellum mansion that has been in the family for generations. An impetuous optimist, Bean discovers who her father was and learns many sto...

Half Broke Horses
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Half Broke Horses


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-09-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416586296


Half Broke Horses Book Description :

The author offers a novel based on the life of her grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, who learned to break horses in childhood, journeyed 500 miles on a pony as a teen to become a teacher, and ran a vast ranch in Arizona with her husband while raising two children, including Rosemary Smith Walls, portrayed in the author's acclaimed The Glass Castle. Includes reading-group guide. Reprint. A New York Times Best Book of the Year....

Princess of the Glass Castle

Princess of the Glass Castle


  • Author : Rikako Tsuji
  • Publisher : Harlequin/SB Creative
  • Release Date : 2020-04-09
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9784596071408


Princess of the Glass Castle Book Description :

An undesired marriage awaits Louise when she returns from this latest outing. Before this melancholic lady, the sexy, mysterious Prince Richard appeared. If you get married like this, you'll surely regret it...! Taking his outstretched hand, Louise flies off to the Kingdom of Leshnore...!? The popular Aldun Kingdom series!!...

Underground
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Underground


  • Author : Will Hunt
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812986594


Underground Book Description :

"[A] winningly obsessive history of our relationship with underground places" (The Guardian), from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities--an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island. His first tunnel trips inspired a lifelong fascination with exploring underground worlds, from the derelict subway stations and sewers of New York City to sacred caves, catacombs, tombs, bunkers, and ancient underground cities in more than twenty countries around the world. Underground is both...

Record Of The Glass Castle

Record Of The Glass Castle


  • Author : Osamu Tezuka
  • Publisher : Digital Manga, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-04-19
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Record Of The Glass Castle Book Description :

IMMORTALITY, AT WHAT COST? In the Glass Mansion, a family has been frozen in cryosleep for 20 years under the orders of their patriarch. When the oldest son Ichirou awakes, he struggles to accept the reality that he has slept away 20 years of his life. Ichirou plans to exact revenge on those in his family that stole his life from him. As Shirou, the youngest brother, attempts to stop Ichirou, he becomes aware of the dangerous side effect of cryosleep that led to its national ban years ago. How far will Ichirou fall, and will Shirou be able to stop him? In Record of the Glass Castle, Osamu Tezuka tackles the great quandary of immortality at the cost of humanity, in a different, much darker light than he often does in his better-known masterpieces like...

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Sharon E. McKay
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fathers and daughters
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0143312073


The Glass Castle Book Description :

In the wake of the Halifax Explosion of 1917, Penny's father must make a decision that will alter all their lives. Faced with the difficulty of finding housing for his three motherless daughters, and worried by the constant threat of disease, Papa reluctantly sends Emily and Maggie to his sister's home in Montreal. Penny, however, must go to live with Grandmama in Montreal. It's a decision that devastates ten-year-old Penny, for the life she is offered in Montreal is nothing like she imagined. It is the life of a princess--and Penny is decidedly not a princess...