The Mirror Thief
Score: 4.5
From 19 Ratings

The Mirror Thief


  • Author: Martin Seay
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 8921120 Bytes


A New York Times NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARAn NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEARA Publishers Weekly BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR A globetrotting, time-bending, wildly entertaining masterpiece hailed by the New York Times Book Review as "Audaciously well written … the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it." Set in three different eras, and in three different locations—all, coincidentally, named Venice—this “startling, beautiful gem of a book” (NPR) calls to mind David Mitchell and Umberto Eco in its mix of entertainment and literary bravado. The core story is set in sixteenth-century Venice, where, on the island of Murano, the famed makers of Venetian glass were perfecting one of the old world's most wondrous inventi...

A Dance of Mirrors
Score: 4.5
From 64 Ratings

A Dance of Mirrors


  • Author: David Dalglish
  • Release Date : 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Epic
  • File Size: 2942953 Bytes


From USA Today bestselling author David Dalglish. One has conquered a city. The other covets an entire nation.In book #3 of the Shadowdance series, Haern is the King's Watcher, protector against thieves and nobles who would fill the night with blood. Yet hundreds of miles away, an assassin known as the Wraith has begun slaughtering those in power, leaving the symbol of the Watcher in mockery. When Haern travels south to confront this copycat, he finds a city ruled by the corrupt, the greedy and the dangerous. Rioters fill the streets, and the threat of war hangs over everything. To forge peace, Haern must confront the deadly Wraith, a killer who would shape the kingdom's future with the blade of his sword.Man or God; what happens when the lines are b...

The Mirror Thief
Score: 3
From 62 Ratings

The Mirror Thief


  • Author : Martin Seay
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612195155


The Mirror Thief Book Description :

A globetrotting, time-bending, wildly entertaining masterpiece hailed by the New York Times Book Review as "Audaciously well written...the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it." Publishers Weekly raved that "with near-universal appeal . . . Seay’s debut novel is a true delight, a big, beautiful cabinet of wonders that is by turns an ominous modern thriller, a supernatural mystery, and an enchanting historical adventure story." Set in three cities in three eras, The Mirror Thief calls to mind David Mitchell and Umberto Eco in its mix of entertainment and literary bravado. The core story is set in Venice in the sixteenth century, when the famed makers of Venetian glass were perfecting one of the old world's most wondrous ...

The Mirror Thief
Score: 3
From 62 Ratings

The Mirror Thief


  • Author : Martin Seay
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-03-30
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0993414982


The Mirror Thief Book Description :

One of the most audacious and confident debuts in years, The Mirror Thief is a masterful puzzle: a genre-hopping novel that combines a layered, rewarding mystery with serious literary ambition. Set in three cities in three eras, The Mirror Thief calls to mind David Mitchell and Umberto Eco in its serendipitous mix of entertainment and literary merit....

The Mirror Thief
Score: 3
From 62 Ratings

The Mirror Thief


  • Author : Martin Seay
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612195148


The Mirror Thief Book Description :

Three schemers hatch plans to outwit others and steal secrets in interconnected stories that are set in three Venices--in Italy, California, and the casino in Las Vegas-- during different eras....

The Water Thief

The Water Thief


  • Author : Nicholas Lamar Soutter
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1467972274


The Water Thief Book Description :

Charles Thatcher is a private citizen which is to say that he's the private property of the Ackerman Brothers Securities Corporation. He's got problems: the cost of air is going up, his wife wants to sell herself to another corporation, and his colleagues are always trying to get him tossed into the lye vats. But when he discovers a woman stealing rainwater, he sees his chance to move up in the world, maybe even become an executive. He reports her, spinning a picture, not just of a thief, but of a seditionist and revolutionary, someone who believes in that long-dead institution called "government." Then she vanishes. Overcome with guilt, he tries to track her down. What he discovers is an underground movement every bit as seditious as the one he had ...

The Book Thief

The Book Thief


  • Author : Markus Zusak
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784162122


The Book Thief Book Description :

The 10th-anniversary edition of the No. 1 international bestseller and modern classic beloved by millions of readers HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH The 10th-anniversary edition features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook....

Dear Thief
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Dear Thief


  • Author : Samantha Harvey
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062415851


Dear Thief Book Description :

From acclaimed Orange Prize and Guardian First Book Award finalist Samantha Harvey, a stunning novel of female friendship, betrayal, and revenge "You were going to work your way into my marriage and you were going to call its new three-way shape holy," writes the unnamed narrator of Dear Thief. The thief is Nina, or Butterfly, who disappeared eighteen years earlier and who is being summoned by this letter, this bomb, these recollections, revisions, accusations, and confessions. "Sometimes I imagine, out of sheer playfulness, that I am writing this as a kind of defence for having murdered and buried you under the patio." Dear Thief is a letter to an old friend, a song, a jewel, and a continuously surprising triangular love story. Samantha Harvey write...

The Oyster Thief
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Oyster Thief


  • Author : Sonia Faruqi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781681778419


The Oyster Thief Book Description :

Mermaid Coralline is engaged to the merman of her dreams. But when an oil spill wreaks havoc on her idyllic village life and her little brother falls gravely ill, she embarks on a quest to find a legendary healing elixir.Meanwhile, Izar, a human man, is on the cusp of an invention that will enable him to mine the depths of the ocean. But when he finds himself transformed into a merman, he meets Coralline and joins her on her quest, hoping the elixir will make him human again. The quest pushes then together, even as their separate worlds and unspoken secrets threaten to tear them apart.Magnificent and moving, and set against a breathtaking ocean landscape, The Oyster Thief is a richly imagined odyssey destined to become a classic....

The Gum Thief
Score: 3.5
From 24 Ratings

The Gum Thief


  • Author : Douglas Coupland
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-03-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307371386


The Gum Thief Book Description :

The first and only story of love and looming apocalypse set in the aisles of an office supply superstore. In Douglas Coupland’s ingenious new novel–sort of a Clerks-meets-Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf–we meet Roger, a divorced, middle-aged “aisles associate” at a Staples outlet, condemned to restocking reams of twenty-lb. bond paper for the rest of his life. And then there’s Roger’s co-worker Bethany, who’s at the end of her Goth phase, and young enough to be looking at fifty more years of sorting the red pens from the blue in Aisle Six. One day, Bethany comes across Roger’s notebook in the staff room. When she opens it up, she discovers that this old guy she’s never considered as quite human is writing mock diary entries prete...

The Water Mirror
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

The Water Mirror


  • Author : Kai Meyer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439108796


The Water Mirror Book Description :

In Venice, magic is not unusual. Merle is apprenticed to a magic mirror maker, and Serafin—a boy who was once a master thief—works for a weaver of magic cloth. Merle and Serafin are used to the mermaids who live in the canals of the city and to the guards who patrol the streets on living stone lions. Merle herself possesses something magical: a mirror whose surface is water. She can reach her whole arm into it and never get wet. But Venice is under siege by the Egyptian Empire; its terrifying mummy warriors are waiting to strike. All that protects the Venetians is the Flowing Queen. Nobody knows who or what she is—only that her power flows through the canals and keeps the Egyptians at bay. When Merle and Serafin overhear a plot to capture the F...

The Mirror
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Mirror


  • Author : Marlys Millhiser
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504010184


The Mirror Book Description :

In this twisting time-travel thriller, a woman faints on the eve of her wedding—and awakens at the turn of the century in her grandmother’s body . . . The night before she is supposed to get married, Shay Garrett has no idea that a glimpse into her grandmother’s antique Chinese mirror will completely transform her seemingly ordinary life. But after a bizarre blackout, she wakes up to find herself in the same house—but in the year 1900. Even stranger, she realizes she is now living in the body of her grandmother, Brandy McCabe, as a young woman. Meanwhile, Brandy, having looked into the same mirror, awakens in Shay’s body in the present day—and discovers herself pregnant. As Rachael—the woman who links these two generations, mother to on...