Author: Tamara Ireland Stone
Year of publishing: 2012
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Synopsis: Anna and Bennett were never supposed to meet: she lives in 1995 Chicago and he lives in 2012 San Francisco. But Bennett has the unique ability to travel through time and space, which brings him into Anna’s life, and with him a new world of adventure and possibility.
As their relationship deepens, the two face the reality that time may knock Bennett back to where he belongs, even as a devastating crisis throws everything they believe into question. Continue reading
Author: Mary Shelley
Year of publishing: 1818
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Synopsis: “I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, & then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life & stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion.” A summer evening’s ghost stories, lonely insomnia in a moonlit Alpine’s room & a runaway imagination–fired by philosophical discussions with Lord Byron & Percy Bysshe Shelley about science, galvanism & the origins of life–conspired to produce for Mary Shelley this haunting night specter. By morning, it had become the germ of her Romantic masterpiece,Frankenstein. Continue reading
Author: Scott Fitzgerald
Year of Publishing: 1922
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Synopsis: Benjamin Button is a very strange baby. Born with a white beard, he looks like his grandfather. As years pass, he seems to get younger. This brings many problems, for him and the people around him.
Author: David Safier
Year of Publishing: 2007
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Synopsis: “The day I died really wasn’t much fun, and not only because of my death… That only scraped home sixth in the day’s series of lousy moments,”
Meet Kin Karlsen, a television personality whose career obsession brings her some serious cosmic repercussions! In her quest to dominate the airwaves, Kim cheats on her husband, neglects her daughter, and mistreats her staff. Continue reading
Author: Albert Camus
Year of Publishing: 1942
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Synopsis: Stranger in his land, stranger of himself. Meursault lives a distressing situation. Intimately oblivious to the impact of his actions, he murders. In these masterly pages, the realism reaches perfection: Meursault tells to us his story, not the history of his reasons and feelings, the story of his inevitable fate. Continue reading
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Year of publishing: 1886
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Synopsis: An intriguing combination of fantasy thriller and moral allegory, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities -one essentially good, the other evil- for the soul of one man. Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man’s dual nature reveal Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality, whose power to terrify and move us remains, over and century later, undiminished. Continue reading