The Glass Hotel
Score: 4
From 623 Ratings

The Glass Hotel


  • Author: Emily St. John Mandel
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1929779 Bytes


LONGLISTED FOR THE GILLER PRIZE"The Glass Hotel may be the perfect novel for your survival bunker."--Ron Charles, The Washington PostA New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Bustle, Buzzfeed, GoodReads, Houston Chronicle, Writer's Digest, Medium, Washington Independent Review of Books, The Millions, Boston Globe, USA Today, and Women's Day Most Anticipated Book of 2020From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events-a massive Ponzi scheme collapse and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea.Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star lodging on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. On the night she meets Jonathan Alk...

The Sound of Broken Glass
Score: 4.5
From 149 Ratings

The Sound of Broken Glass


  • Author: Deborah Crombie
  • Release Date : 2013-02-19
  • Genre: Police Procedural
  • File Size: 1449357 Bytes


Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are on the case in Deborah Crombie’s The Sound of Broken Glass, a captivating mystery that blends a murder from the past with a powerful danger in the present.When Detective Inspector James joins forces with Detective Inspector Melody Talbot to solve the murder of an esteemed barrister, their investigation leads them to realize that nothing is what it seems—with the crime they’re investigating and their own lives.With an abundance of twists and turns and intertwining subplots, The Sound of Broken Glass by New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie is an elaborate and engaging page-turner....

The Glass Hotel
Score: 4
From 29 Ratings

The Glass Hotel


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443455749


The Glass Hotel Book Description :

LONGLISTED FOR THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE #1 national bestseller New York Times bestseller From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it. Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass-and-cedar palace on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. New York financier Jonathan Alkaitis owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it’s the beginning of their life together. That same day, a hooded figure scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: “Why don’t you sw...

Station Eleven
Score: 4
From 301 Ratings

Station Eleven


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385353311


Station Eleven Book Description :

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. A National Book Award Finalist A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. Twenty years later, Kirsten moves between the settlements of the altered world with a small troupe of actors a...

Recollections of My Nonexistence
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Recollections of My Nonexistence


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593083352


Recollections of My Nonexistence Book Description :

"A marvel: a memoir that details her awakening as a feminist, an environmentalist, and a citizen of the world. Every single sentence is exquisite." --Maris Kreizman, Vulture An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent In Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender violence on the street and throughout society and the exclusion of women from cultural arenas. She tells of being poor, hopeful, and adrift in the city that became her great teacher, and of the small apartment that, when she was nineteen, became the home in which she transformed herself. She ...

The Singer s Gun
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

The Singer s Gun


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936071883


The Singer s Gun Book Description :

Everyone Anton Walker grew up with is corrupt. His parents dealt in stolen goods, and he was a successful purveyor of forged documents until he abandoned it all in his early twenties, determined to live a normal life, complete with career, apartment, and a fiancée who knows nothing of his criminal beginnings. He’s on the verge of finally getting married when Aria—his cousin and former partner in crime—blackmails him into helping her with one last job. Anton considers the task a small price for future freedom. But as he sets off for an Italian honeymoon, it soon becomes clear that the ghosts of his past can't be left behind so easily, and that the task Aria requires will cost him more than he could ever imagine....

Songs for the End of the World

Songs for the End of the World


  • Author : Saleema Nawaz
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780771072581


Songs for the End of the World Book Description :

"In these dark days, Saleema Nawaz dares to write of hope. Songs for the End of the World is a loving, vivid, tenderly felt novel about men, women, and a possible apocalypse. I couldn't put it down." -- Sean Michaels, author of Us Conductors and The Wagers From the award-winning, Canada Reads-shortlisted author of Bone and Bread comes a spellbinding and immersive novel about the power of community and the triumph of human connection, as the bonds of love, family, and duty are tested by an impending pandemic. How quickly he'd forgotten a fundamental truth: the closer you got to the heart of a calamity, the more resilience there was to be found. This is the story of a handful of people who find themselves living through an unfolding catastrophe. Elliot...

Last Night in Montreal
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

Last Night in Montreal


  • Author : Emily St. John Mandel
  • Publisher : Unbridled Books
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781932961683


Last Night in Montreal Book Description :

Eli searches for his ex-lover Lilia after she disappears one morning from his Brooklyn apartment, but he discovers surprises about her childhood after going to Montreal on a tip from a source who says that Lilia may be there....

The Lola Quartet
Score: 3.5
From 26 Ratings

The Lola Quartet


  • Author :
  • Publisher : McArthur & Co
  • Release Date :
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781770872004


The Lola Quartet Book Description :

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Tokyo Ueno Station

Tokyo Ueno Station


  • Author : Yu Miri
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593187531


Tokyo Ueno Station Book Description :

A surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations. Kazu is dead. Born in Fukushima in 1933, the same year as the Japanese Emperor, his life is tied by a series of coincidences to the Imperial family and has been shaped at every turn by modern Japanese history. But his life story is also marked by bad luck, and now, in death, he is unable to rest, doomed to haunt the park near Ueno Station in Tokyo. Kazu's life in the city began and ended in that park; he arrived there to work as a laborer in the preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and ended his days living in the vast homeless village in the park, traumatized by the destruction of the 2011 tsunami and shattered by the announcement of the 2020 Olymp...

Valentine
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

Valentine


  • Author : Elizabeth Wetmore
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062913289


Valentine Book Description :

An instant New York Times Bestseller A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! "A thrilling debut that deserves your attention." –Ron Charles, the Washington Post Written with the haunting emotional power of Elizabeth Strout and Barbara Kingsolver, an astonishing debut novel that explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime on the women of one small Texas oil town in the 1970s. Mercy is hard in a place like this . . . It’s February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town’s men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning after Valentine’s Day, fourteen-year-old Gloria Ramírez appears on the fr...

All Things Cease to Appear

All Things Cease to Appear


  • Author : Elizabeth Brundage
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101911488


All Things Cease to Appear Book Description :

Arriving home to find his wife murdered and their toddler left alone, art history professor George Clare is targeted with suspicion by a relentless police officer as dark community secrets are revealed over a span of decades....