The Last Town on Earth
Score: 3.5
From 33 Ratings

The Last Town on Earth


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2006-08-29
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 1588365646

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The Last Town on Earth Book Description :
Set against the backdrop of one of the most virulent epidemics that America ever experienced–the 1918 flu epidemic–Thomas Mullen’s powerful, sweeping first novel is a tale of morality in a time of upheaval. Deep in the mist-shrouded forests of the Pacific Northwest is a small mill town called Commonwealth, conceived as a haven for workers weary of exploitation. For Philip Worthy, the adopted son of the town’s founder, it is a haven in another sense–as the first place in his life he’s had a loving family to call his own. And yet, the ideals that define this outpost are being threatened from all sides. A world war is raging, and with the fear of spies rampant, the loyalty of all Americans is coming under scrutiny. Meanwhile, another shadow ...

The Last Town on Earth
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

The Last Town on Earth


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2010-07-29
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780007395699

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The Last Town on Earth Book Description :
Set against the dual backdrop of World War I and the devastating 1918 influenza epidemic, ‘The Last Town On Earth’ is a brilliantly drawn tale of morality and patriotism in a time of upheaval....

The Revisionists
Score: 3.5
From 19 Ratings

The Revisionists


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-09-28
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780316193320

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The Revisionists Book Description :
A fast-paced literary thriller that recalls dystopian classics such as 1984 and Fahrenheit 451, from the award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth. Zed is an agent from the future. A time when the world's problems have been solved. No hunger. No war. No despair. His mission is to keep it that way. Even if it means ensuring every cataclysm throughout history runs its course-especially The Great Conflagration, an imminent disaster in our own time that Zed has been ordered to protect at all costs. Zed's mission will disrupt the lives of a disgraced former CIA agent; a young Washington lawyer grieving over the loss of her brother, a soldier in Iraq; the oppressed employee of a foreign diplomat; and countless others. But will he finish his final miss...

The Last Town
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Last Town


  • Author : Blake Crouch
  • Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 1477822585

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The Last Town Book Description :
In the final book of the series, Secret Service agent Ethan Burke discovers what is hidden behind the electric fence that encloses the town of Wayward Pines, Idaho, and keeps all the residents under the control of a delusional madman. Original....

Lightning Men
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

Lightning Men


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781501138799

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Lightning Men Book Description :
In 1950 Atlanta, Officer Denny Rakestraw, Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith have their hands full. Rake'straws brother-in-law launches a scheme to rally the Ku Klux Klan to "save" their neighborhood. Boggs and Smith try to shut down the supply of white lightning and drugs into their territory. Battling corrupt cops and ex-cons, Nazi brown shirts and rogue Klansmen, the officers are drawn closer to the fires that threaten to consume the city once again....

The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780812979299

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The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers Book Description :
Late one night in August 1934, following a yearlong spree of bank robberies across the Midwest, the Firefly Brothers are forced into a police shootout and die . . . for the first time. In award-winning author Thomas Mullen's evocative new novel, the highly anticipated follow-up to his acclaimed debut, The Last Town on Earth, we follow the Depression-era adventures of Jason and Whit Fireson—bank robbers known as the Firefly Brothers by the press, the authorities, and an adoring public that worships their acts as heroic counterpunches thrown at a broken system. Now it appears they have at last met their end in a hail of bullets. Jason and Whit's lovers—Darcy, a wealthy socialite, and Veronica, a hardened survivor—struggle between grief and an uny...

Midnight Atlanta

Midnight Atlanta


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Book Group
  • Release Date : 2020-07-02
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780349144191

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Midnight Atlanta Book Description :
Midnight Atlanta is the stunning new novel in the award-nominated, critically acclaimed Darktown series, and sees a newspaper editor murdered against the backdrop of Rosa Parks' protest and Martin Luther King Jnr's emergence. Atlanta, 1956. When Arthur Bishop, editor of Atlanta's leading black newspaper, is killed in his office, cop-turned-journalist Tommy Smith finds himself in the crosshairs of the racist cops he's been trying to avoid. To clear his name, he needs to learn more about the dangerous story Bishop had been working on. Meanwhile, Smith's ex-partner Lucius Boggs and white sergeant Joe McInnis - the only white cop in the black precinct - find themselves caught between meddling federal agents, racist detectives, and Communist activists as ...

The Pillars of the Earth
Score: 3.5
From 3,660 Ratings

The Pillars of the Earth


  • Author : Ken Follett
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-06-29
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781101442197

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The Pillars of the Earth Book Description :
#1 New York Times Bestseller Oprah's Book Club Selection The “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career. Look out for the prequel, The Evening and the Morning, coming from Viking in September 2020. “Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett’s unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal. The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout ...

Earth Abides
Score: 4
From 48 Ratings

Earth Abides


  • Author : George R. Stewart
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780899683706

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The Last Dog on Earth
Score: 5
From 9 Ratings

The Last Dog on Earth


  • Author : Daniel Ehrenhaft
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 2009-01-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780307486967

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The Last Dog on Earth Book Description :
WHAT IF MAN’S BEST FRIEND TURNED INTO MAN’S WORST ENEMY? It’s Stephen King meets Shiloh in this thrilling action-adventure survival story perfect for fans of Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet, #1 New York Times bestselling author D.J. MacHale’s the Sylo Chronicles, and anyone who appreciates the loyal bond between a boy and his dog. Logan Moore hates everyone. Everyone except Jack. A mangy mutt that nobody wants. Except Logan. But Jack is in terrible danger. A mysterious disease is sweeping across the country, turning dogs into vicious, raging predators. Jack isn’t infected, but that won’t keep her safe. People are shooting dogs on sight, and asking questions later. Logan’s own parents want to hand Jack over to the authorities. Now Logan and Jac...

Darktown
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

Darktown


  • Author : Thomas Mullen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781501133886

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Darktown Book Description :
“One incendiary image ignites the next in this highly combustible procedural…written with a ferocious passion that’ll knock the wind out of you.” —The New York Times Book Review “Fine Southern storytelling meets hard-boiled crime in a tale that connects an overlooked chapter of history to our own continuing struggles with race today.” —Charles Frazier, bestselling author of Cold Mountain “This page-turner reads like the best of James Ellroy.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “In the way the story is told coupled with its heightened racial context, Darktown reminded me of Walter Mosley or a George Pelecanos novel.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “High-quality…crime fiction with a nimble sense of history…quick on its fe...

Battlefield Earth
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Battlefield Earth


  • Author : L. Ron Hubbard
  • Publisher : Galaxy Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2016-06-06
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781592123421

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Battlefield Earth Book Description :
If you liked Dune, Atlantis Gene and Star Wars—you will love the book Battlefield Earth! In the year A.D. 3000, Earth is a dystopian wasteland, plundered of its natural resources by alien conquerors known as Psychlos. Fewer than thirty-five thousand humans survive in a handful of communities scattered across the face of a post-apocalyptic Earth. From the ashes of humanity rises a young hero, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler. Setting off on an initial quest to discover a hidden evil, Jonnie unlocks the mystery of humanity’s demise and unearths a crucial weakness in their oppressors. Spreading the seeds of revolt, Jonnie and a small band of survivors pit their quest for freedom in an all-out rebellion that erupts across the continents of Earth and the cosmic s...

Disappearing Earth
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

Disappearing Earth


  • Author : Julia Phillips
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525520429

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Disappearing Earth Book Description :
One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National Book Award Finalist Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize Finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize A Best Book of 2019: Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, NPR, Kirkus, AV Club, Vanity Fair, Variety, Esquire, Jezebel, Real Simple, The New York Post, Town & Country, Barnes & Noble, Library Journal, CBC, BookPage, BookBub, Book Riot, USA Today National Best Seller "Splendidly imagined . . . Thrilling" --Simon Winchester "A genuine masterpiece" --Gary Shteyngart Spellbinding, moving--evoking a fascinating region on the other side of the world--this suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer. One August afterno...

The Last Great Dance on Earth
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Last Great Dance on Earth


  • Author : Sandra Gulland
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2002-01-27
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780743213592

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The Last Great Dance on Earth Book Description :
The Last Great Dance on Earth is the triumphant final volume of Sandra Gulland's beloved trilogy based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. When the novel opens, Josephine and Napoleon have been married for four tumultuous years. Napoleon is Josephine's great love, and she his. But their passionate union is troubled from within, as Josephine is unable to produce an heir, and from without, as England makes war against France and Napoleon's Corsican clan makes war against his wife. Through Josephine's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the personal betrayals and political intrigues that will finally drive them apart, culminating in Josephine's greatest tragedy: her divorce from Napoleon and his exile to Elba. The Last Great Dance on Earth is historical...

On Earth We re Briefly Gorgeous
Score: 4
From 28 Ratings

On Earth We re Briefly Gorgeous


  • Author : Ocean Vuong
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780525562030

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On Earth We re Briefly Gorgeous Book Description :
Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction! An instant New York Times Bestseller! Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal! Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, The A.V. Club, Nylon, The Week, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and more. “A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mo...

Last Evenings on Earth
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

Last Evenings on Earth


  • Author : Roberto Bolaño
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 0811216888

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Last Evenings on Earth Book Description :
Fourteen dark tales about the tragic qualities of exile feature protagonists who are struggling with marginal lives and private, often ill-fated, quests, in a collection set in the Chilean exile diaspora of Latin America and Europe. Reprint....

The Long War
Score: 3
From 28 Ratings

The Long War


  • Author : Stephen Baxter
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-06-20
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781448127054

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The Long War Book Description :
A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture. Mankind is shaping the Long Earth – but in turn the Long Earth is shaping mankind ... A new ‘America’, called Valhalla, is emerging more than a million steps from Datum Earth, with core American values restated in the plentiful environment of the Long Earth – and Valhalla is growing restless under the control of the Datum government... Meanwhile the Long Earth is suffused by the song of the trolls, graceful hive-mind humanoids. But the trolls are beginning to react to humanity’s thoughtless exploitation ... Joshua, n...

The War of the Worlds
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The War of the Worlds


  • Author : H. G. Wells
  • Publisher : First Avenue Editions ™
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781467776219

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The War of the Worlds Book Description :
When a meteorite lands in Surrey, the locals don't know what to make of it. But as Martians emerge and begin killing bystanders, it quickly becomes clear—England is under attack. Armed soldiers converge on the scene to ward off the invaders, but meanwhile, more Martian cylinders land on Earth, bringing reinforcements. As war breaks out across England, the locals must fight for their lives, but life on Earth will never be the same. This is an unabridged version of one of the first fictional accounts of extraterrestrial invasion. H. G. Wells's military science fiction novel was first published in book form in 1898, and is considered a classic of English literature....

Here on Earth
Score: 3.5
From 30 Ratings

Here on Earth


  • Author : Alice Hoffman
  • Publisher : Penguin Group
  • Release Date : 1999-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781440673245

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Here on Earth Book Description :
A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic. After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up. For all this time, March has been avoiding her own troubled history, but when she encounters Hollis—the boy she loved so desperately, the man who has never forgotten her—the past collides with the present as their reckless love is reignited. This dark romantic tale asks whether it is possible to survive a love that consumes you completely. The answers March Murray discovers are both heartbreaking and wise, as complex as they are devastating—for in heaven and in our dreams, love is simple and glorious. But it is something a...