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The Children of Men
3.70 avg. rating
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Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become …
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The Death of Grass
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The Chung-Li virus has devastated Asia, wiping out the rice crop and leaving riots and mass starvation in its wake. The rest of the world looks on with concern, though safe in the expectation that a c…
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The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success
Today the Western world seems to be in crisis. But beneath our social media frenzy and reality-television politics, the deeper reality is one of drift, repetition, and dead ends. The Decadent Society
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A Wrinkle in the Skin
3.87 avg. rating
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A Wrinkle in the Skin (aka The Ragged Edge) is a 1965 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel written by the British author Samuel Youd under the pen name of John Christopher.

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The Road
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A searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy’s masterpiece.

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the win…
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On the Beach
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After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive cloud that is heading their way and bringing certain death to eve…
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Eden: Biblical Fiction of the World's First Family
“You want me to tell of how I broke the world.”

It’s the year 641 since humanity was formed in Eden, and after Eve passes away, Adam is the only man left on earth who remembers everything from the begi…
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That Time of Year: A Minnesota Life
With the warmth and humor we've come to know, the creator and host of A Prairie Home Companion shares his own remarkable story.

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Little Britches
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“Little Britches.

That’s what he used to call me.

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And so begins the psychological thriller, LITTLE BRITCHES.

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Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles
Arguing that historians have been besotted by the cultural revolution of the Sixties, Dominic Sandbrook re-examines the myths of this controversial period and paints a more complicated picture of a so…
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The Ghost Moth (The Red Grouse Tales)
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The Ghost Moth; a tragic tale of the Spirit versus the Flesh.

Is it possible that a five hundred year old story of a young monk and his lover could impact on a family in the present day? As Joe reads a…
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The Bloody British: A Well-Meaning Guide to an Awkward Nation
Ever said sorry to an inanimate object?
Formed a queue… on your own?

Or spent the whole night standing naked in a stranger’s cupboard because you’re too polite to ask for help? (Don’t ask.)

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OtherLife (Last Reality, #3)
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Return to the series BuzzFeed compared to Ready Player One with the third book in the fast-paced trilogy from New York Times bestselling authors Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller that's perfect for fans …
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Earth Abides
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A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the ep…
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Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre
The first book since Christchurch to trace the massacre’s fascist roots and what it represents.

The massacre of more than fifty worshippers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, shocked the world. T…
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Frontier Wolf
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· 411 Ratings
As punishment for his poor judgment, a young, inexperienced Roman army officer is sent to Northern England to assume the command of a motley group known as the Frontier Wolves.
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Worlds Enough and Time (Worlds #3)
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With the Worlds trilogy, Haldeman has created one of the most vivid and commanding speculations in the arena of hard science-fiction. The trilogy is nothing less than a parable of Earth's destruction …
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Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead
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· 922 Ratings
From a master of zombie fiction and a founding father of "splatterpunk" comes a mind-bending anthology of 32 new and classic stories from both renowned writers and rising stars

In the tradition of Blac…
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I Am Legend
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· 21535 Ratings
Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth... but he is not alone. Every other man, woman and child on the planet has become a vampire, and they are hungry for Neville's blood.

By day he is the hun…
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The Postman
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· 29868 Ratings
This is the story of a lie that became the most powerful kind of truth. A timeless novel as urgently compelling as War Day or Alas, Babylon, David Brin's The Postman is the dramatically moving saga of…
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L'Aiglon
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Quatrième de couverture
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Worm Holes (Quantum Roots, #2)
4.33 avg. rating
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In this sequel to Quantum Roots, the meekish Olan Chapman faces danger as vigilante Samuel Leroy McCoy, a US deputy marshal who upheld law and order in 1876, Dodge City.

The metamorphous holds an eerie…
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Springtime at Hope Hall
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· 39 Ratings
Songs of Praise presenter is back with another thrilling read and an unputdownable series centered on a Victorian church hall and Kath, its brash and inexperienced administrator.

There's never a dull m…
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Red Widow
4.09 avg. rating
· 314 Ratings
An exhilarating spy thriller about two women CIA agents who become intertwined around a threat to the Russia Division--one that's coming from inside the agency.

Lyndsey Duncan worries her career with t…
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Jack Gance
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· 77 Ratings
A young pollster named Jack Gance becomes a savvy Washington political insider and eventually a U.S. senator - but not without paying the usual dues, which turns out to be a dirty business. Gance wast…
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Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World
Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.

A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Wom…
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American Subversive
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· 548 Ratings
American Subversive: A Novel
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In Search of a Character: two African Journals
In Search of A Character is a vivid portrait of Greene's Africa and provides a wonderful glimpse of the novelist responding to the raw material of his art. Two African notebooks record his travels in …
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The Dancing Face
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· 15 Ratings
Gus Dixon is campaigning for the payment of reparations to Africa by European governments. He enlists the aid of Dr Akinye Okigbo - but Okigbo sees Gus as the perfect tool to further his political end…
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The Radical Reconciler: Lent in All the Scriptures

Focus on the amazing story of Jesus' crucifixion and the gospel in days and weeks leading up to Easter and think yet again how the cross transforms our lives today. With Bible verses, prayers and 40 m…

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